Presentations

Joint Project Meeting of US-India JCERDC for Development of Sustainable Advanced Lignocellulosic Biofuel Systems

    • Presentation Information
    • University of Florida Campus -28 – 31 January, 2013
      • Agenda (PDF)
      • Attendees (PDF)
        • JCERDC Biofuels Project Overview, objectives, tasks, deliverables
          - Dr. Pratap Pullammanappallil
        • DBT’s Energy Bioscience Program
          - Dr. Sangita Kasture
        • Opportunities for building and strengthening Indo-US Science, Technology and Innovation interactions
          - Dr. Rajiv Sharma
        • Bioenergy and Sustainable Technology
          - Dr. Ann Wilkie
        • Microbial Biocatalyst Development for Production of Fuels & Chemicals
          - Dr. Lonnie Ingram & Dr. Keelnatham Shanmugam
        • Sustainable Land Application of Residuals
          - Dr. George O'Connor
        • Feedstock Development and Supply - An Overview
          - Dr. Srinivasa Rao
        • US-India Consortium for Development of Sustainable Advanced Lignocellulosic Biofuel Systems: WP 1. Feedstock
          - Dr. Shibu Jose
        • Green Approach to Biosolids Management: Steps toward Sustainability
          - Dr. Amir Varshovi
        • Development of Sustainable Advanced Lignocellulosic Biofuels Systems
          - Dr. Peddy Rao, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation
        • WP-2 -Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
          - Prof. Gopal Agarwal
        • US-India Consortium for Development of Sustainable Advanced Lignocellulosic Biofuel Systems
          - Dr. Chandraraj Krishnan
        • WP-2 US Program
          - Dr. Pratap Pullammanappallil
        • WP-3 Centre for Economic and Social Studies
          - Prof. M.Gopinath Reddy and Dr. B. Suresh Reddy
        • Indo-US Biofuel Consortium: Sustainability, Marketing and Policy - WP-3
          - Dr. Janaki Alavalapati

  • Feedstocks

    • Umakanth, A.V. and A. Ashok Kumar (2017). Sweet sorghum as potential biofuel feedstock - Indian experience. Seminar, Florida Center for Renewable Chemicals and Fuels, September 15, 2017. Recording: 0:00-22:15

      Kumar, A. Ashok and A.V. Umakanth (2017). Sorghum R&D for Ligno-cellulosic Biofuel Production: Progress and Way Forward. Seminar, Florida Center for Renewable Chemicals and Fuels, September 15, 2017. Recording: 22:45-41:45 (click Information icon, then click 2nd presentation, at 22:45)

      Abril, A., Rowland, D., Trindade, L., Bardhan, S., Fritschi, F. and Vermerris, W. (2017). Multiple mechanisms associated with flooding tolerance in Sorghum bicolor. Poster. Plant Biology 2017, Honolulu, HI, June 24-28, 2017.

      Jose, S. (2017). Developing sustainable biomass production systems along the Mississippi River corridor. Advancing Renewables in the Midwest Conference. Columbia, MO (Invited), April 24-25, 2017.

      Jose, S. (2017). Developing sustainable biomass production systems along the Mississippi River corridor. MU Seminar, Department of Physics, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, April 12, 2017.

      Rao, P. Srinivasa (2017). Opportunities and Challenges of Sorghum Utilization for biofuels and bioproducts development. Spring 2017 UF Agronomy Department Seminar Series. Gainesville, FL. January 17, 2017.

      Abril, A. and Vermerris, W. (2016). Genetic improvement of flooding tolerance in sorghum. Seminar. Department of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University, the Netherlands, November 21, 2016.

      Vermerris, W. (2016). Sorghum genetics and genomics resources. Seminar. Department of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University, the Netherlands, November 17, 2016.

      Vermerris, W. (2016). An introduction to breeding sorghum for sustainable agriculture. Seminar. Department of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University, the Netherlands, November 16, 2016.

      Vermerris, W. and Abril, A. (2016). Genetic improvement of sorghum for the production of fuels and chemicals. Seminar. Department of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University, the Netherlands, November 14, 2016.

      Vermerris, W. (2016). Elucidation of the catalytic mechanisms of monolignol biosynthetic enzymes as the basis for protein engineering approaches. Presentation S2-06. XIV Cell Wall Meeting, Chania, Crete, Greece, June 14, 2016.

      Vermerris, W., Abril, A., Felderhoff, T., Kadam, S., Bardhan, S., Shukla, S., Fritschi, F. and Jose. S. (2016). Improving bioenergy sorghums for sustainable production on low-productivity land. Presentation 6-1. 38th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Baltimore, Maryland, April 26, 2016.

      Shukla, S., Saballos, A., Felderhoff, T., Abril, A., Rao, S.P. and Vermerris, W. (2016). Improved sorghums for the Southeastern United States. Sweet Sorghum Association Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida, January 29, 2016.

      Bardhan, S. and Jose, S. (2015). Establishment of a Bottomland Biomass Alley Cropping System in the Missouri River Floodplain. Poster. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 15-18, 2015.

      Bardhan, S., Chattopadhyay, A.K. and Jose, S. (2015). Impact of Boron Additions in Margninal Soils for Growth of Corn, Wheat, Soybean, and Switchgrass. Poster. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 15-18, 2015.

      Bardhan, S., Jose, S., Kitchen, N.R. and Thompson, A.L. (2015). Nitrogen Dynamics in Corn and Switchgrass Production Influenced By Soils of Varying Depths in Central Missouri. Poster. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 15-18, 2015.

      Weerasekara, C., Kitchen, N., Jose, S. and Bardhan, S. (2015). Nitrogen and Harvest Impact on Biomass Yield of Established Switchgrass. Poster. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 15-18, 2015.

      Kadam, S., Bardhan, S., Abril, A., Vermerris, W., Jose, S. and Fritschi, F. (2015). Gene Expression Changes in Root Tissues of Sweet Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) in Response to Waterlogging. Poster. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 15-18, 2015.

      Abril, A., Kang, C.H., Jose, S., Bardhan, S. and Vermerris, W. (2015). Genetic improvement of cell wall composition and flooding tolerance of sorghum. Poster presentation, Southeastern Sun Grant Center Regional Conference, Auburn, Alabama, February 2-4, 2015.

      Felderhoff, T.J. and Vermerris, W. (2015). Identification of anthracnose resistance loci in Sorghum bicolor. Oral presentation, Southeastern Sun Grant Center Regional Conference, Auburn, Alabama, February 2-4, 2015.

      Vermerris, W., Felderhoff, T.J. and Abril, A. (2015). Next-generation sweet sorghums for the production of fuels and chemicals in the Southeastern United States. Oral presentation, Southeastern Sun Grant Center Regional Conference, Auburn, Alabama, February 2-4, 2015.

      Vermerris, W., Ingram, L., Erickson, J., Nieves, I., Sagues, J., Powell, R., Smith, S. and Radin, M. (2015). Evaluation of the economic and environmental benefits of ethanol production from sweet sorghum bagasse. Oral presentation, Sweet Sorghum Association Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, January 23, 2015.

  • Conversion

    • Vermerris, W. (2016). US-India Joint Clean Energy Research & Development Center. Florida Energy Systems Consortium Annual Symposium. Gainesville, Florida, March 23, 2016.

      Vermerris, W. (2016). Sustainable production of fuels and chemicals from sorghum. IIMR, Hyderabad, India, March 2, 2016.

      Vermerris, W. (2016). Sustainable production of fuels and chemicals from sorghum. ICRISAT, Hyderabad, India, March 1, 2016.

      Vermerris, W. (2016). Next-generation bioenergy sorghums for the sustainainble production of fuels and chemicals. Dale Smith Memorial Lecture. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, February 17, 2016.

      Vermerris, W. (2016). The prospects of producing fuels and chemicals from sweet sorghum in the Southeastern United States. Sweet Sorghum Association Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida, January 29, 2016.

      Shanmugam, K.T. and Wang, L. (2015). Fermentation of sweet sorghum derived sugars to butyric acid at high titer and productivity by a thermophile Clostridium thermobutyricum at 50°C. Poster. SIMB, Clearwater Beach, Florida, November 8-11, 2015.

      Ingram, L.O. (2015). Colloqium on Bioenergy and Biofuels, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, October 14, 2015.

      Hafner, K.D. and Wilkie, A.C. (2015). Cellulosic Ethanol Stillage as a Cultivation Medium for Spirulina. Poster. 16th Annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum, Gainesville, Florida, September 17, 2015.

      Wu, N., Svoronos, S., Ingram, L.O., Nieves, I. and Pullammanappallil, P. (2015). Techno-Economic Analysis of Bioethanol Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass: Process Integration with Energy Recovery from Wastes. 2015 Florida Energy Systems Consortium Workshop, Orlando, Florida, May 20-21, 2015.

      Nieves, I., Castro, E., Rondon, V., Sagues, W., Fernández, M., Kateava, I. and Ingram, L.O. (2015). Production of fuel ethanol with diluted phosphoric acid steam explosion pretreated sorghum. 37th Annual Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, San Diego, California, April 27-30, 2015.

      Nieves, I., Sagues, W., Castro, E., Fernández, M., Wang, L. and Ingram, L.O. (2015). The Stan Mayfield Biorefinery: Update and Current Status. 37th Annual Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, San Diego, California, April 27-30, 2015.

      Vermerris, W., Ingram, L., Erickson, J., Nieves, I., Sagues, J., Powell, R., Smith, S. and Radin, M. (2015). Evaluation of the economic and environmental benefits of ethanol production from sweet sorghum bagasse. Sweet Sorghum Association Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, January 23, 2015.

      Pullammanappallil, P. (2014). Recovery of energy from wastewater produced in a cellulosic-ethanol biorefinery. Indo-US Conference on Advanced Lignocellulosic Biofuels, Hyderabad, India, November 10-11, 2014.

      Reddy, K.R., O’Connor, G.A. and Wilkie, A.C. (2014). Biofuel Plant Waste Effluents Treatment and Resource Recovery. Indo-US Conference on Advanced Lignocellulosic Biofuels, Hyderabad, India, November 10-11, 2014.

      Shanmugam, K.T. (2014). Production and fermentation of biomass-derived sugars to cellulosic ethanol. Indo-US Conference on Advanced Lignocellulosic Biofuels, Hyderabad, India, November 10-11, 2014.

      Gomez, S.P. (2014). IFAS Showcase at the UF Foundation Day: The Stan Mayfield Biorefinery. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, October 30, 2014.

      Shanmugam, K.T. (2014). Principles and practice of designing microbial biocatalysts for production of fuels and chemicals from biomass. The World Academy of Science and Technology Symposium on Industrial Biotechnology, Beijing, China, October 15-18, 2014.

      Nieves, I.U. (2014). The Stan Mayfield Biorefinery: Improving the biomass to fuels process. Economic Diplomacy Outreach to Florida. Presented to the Ambassador of the Philippines to the United States, Gainesville, Florida, June 24, 2014.

      Shanmugam, K.T. (2014). Biomass to biofuels and chemicals. Economic Diplomacy Outreach to Florida. Presented to the Ambassador of the Philippines to the United States, Gainesville, Florida, June 24, 2014.

      Sagues, W.J., Nieves, I.U. and Ingram, L.O. (2014). Lignocellulosic Biorefining Process Development & Scale-Up in the State of Florida. Annual Conference, Florida Section of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (FASABE), Naples, Florida, June 19-20, 2014.

      Nieves, I.U. (2014). Lessons learned in the production of lignocellulosic ethanol at the pilot scale. Launch of the Journal of Industrial Biotechnology and Biorefineries, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Manizales, Colombia, May 14, 2014.

      Ingram, L.O. (2014). FCRC and the Stan Mayfield Biorefinery. 2014 Florida Energy Systems Consortium Workshop, Gainesville, Florida, May 12-13, 2014.

      Lovato, T.B. and Wilkie, A.C. (2014). Characterization of Cellulosic Ethanol Stillage and Use as an Algal Growth Medium. Poster presented at the 2014 Florida Energy Systems Consortium Workshop, Gainesville, Florida, May 12-13, 2014.

      Shi, J., O’Connor, G.A. and Wilkie, A.C. (2014). Reuse of Cellulosic Bioethanol Residues. Poster presented at the 2014 Florida Energy Systems Consortium Workshop, Gainesville, Florida, May 12-13, 2014.

      Gubicza, K., Nieves, I.U., Fehér, C., Tian, Z., Ingram, L.O. and Barta, Z. (2014). Techno-economic analysis of ethanol production from sugarcane bagasse at the Stan Mayfield Biorefinery. 36th Annual Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 28-May 1, 2014.

      Ingram, L.O. (2014). 2nd generation biofuels and biochemicals. 36th Annual Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 28-May 1, 2014.

      Nieves, I.U. (2014). The Stan Mayfield Biorefinery Pilot Plant: preliminary results and current status. 36th Annual Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 28-May 1, 2014.

      Nieves, I.U., Mullinnix, M.T., Fernández-Sandoval, M.T., Tian, Z., Rockwood, D.L. and Ingram, L.O. (2014). Evaluation of four cultivars of Eucalyptus grandis for the production of ethanol in a Liquefaction plus Simultaneous Saccharification and co-Fermentation (L+SScF) process using ethanologenic bacteria Escherichia coli SY100. 36th Annual Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 28-May 1, 2014.

      Nieves, I.U., York, S.W., Yomano, L., Fernández, M.T., Vermerris, W., Saballos, A., Erickson, J.E. and Ingram, L.O. (2014). Evaluation of different genotypes of Sweet Sorghum Juice for the production of ethanol, lactate and succinate using Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Escherichia coli. 36th Annual Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 28-May 1, 2014.

      Sagues, W.J., Nieves, I.U., Mullinnix, M.T., Fernández, M.T., Tian, Z., Vermerris, W., Saballos, A., Erickson, J.E. and Ingram, L.O. (2014).The use of sweet sorghum fiber as feedstock for lignocellulosic biofuel production in the Southeastern United States. 36th Annual Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 28-May 1, 2014.

      Shanmugam, K.T. (2014). Microbial biocatalyst development for production of fuels and chemicals. Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, April 18, 2014.

      Shanmugam, K.T. (2014). Microbial biocatalyst development for production of fuels and chemicals. Hubei University, Wuhan, China, April 16, 2014.

      Shanmugam, K.T. (2014). Microbial biocatalyst development for production of fuels and chemicals. East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China, April 14, 2014.

  • Sustainability, Marketing and Policy