The publications are divided into various topics: biorefinery process synthesis-design, biorefinery supply chains, biomass conversion, biorefinery technologies, and biorefinery modelling and analysis.


Biorefinery process synthesis-design



Boon-anuwat N., Kiatkittipong W., Aiouache, F., Assabumrungrat S., Process design of continuous biodiesel production by reactive distillation: Comparison between homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 92, pp. 33-44, 2015. Link

Pérez-Cisneros, E. S., Avilés-Cabrera, L., Medina-Bañuelos, V., Sales-Cruz, M., Ochoa-Tapia, A., Viveros-García, T., Lobo-Ohemichen, R. (2015) A Computational Platform for Simulation, Design and Analysis of a Poly(Lactic) Acid Production Process From Different Lignocellulosic Raw Materials. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (ISSN 1570-7946) 37, 1187-1192 (2015).

Rizwan, M., J. H. Lee*, and R. Gani, “Optimal Design of Microalgae-based Biorefinery: Economics, Opportunities and Challenges,” Applied Energy, accepted, 2015. Link


Rizwan, M., J. H. Lee*, and R. Gani, “Optimal Processing Pathway for the Production of Biodiesel from Microalgal Biomass: A Superstructure based Approach,” Computers and Chemical Engineering, 58, pp. 305-314, 2013.


Kim, J. K., M. J. Realff, J. H. Lee*, C. Whittaker, and L. Furtner, “Design of Biomass Processing Network for Biofuel Production using an MILP Model,” Biomass and Bioenergy, 35, pp. 853-871, 2011.


Biorefinery supply chains



Yeh, K., C. Whittaker, M. J. Realff*, and J. H. Lee*, “Two stage stochastic bilevel programming model of a pre-established timberlands supply chain with biorefinery investment interests,” Computers and Chemical Engineering, 73, pp. 141-153, 2015. Link


Yeh, K., J. H. Lee*, M. J. Realff*, and C. Whittaker, “Analysis and Comparison of Single Period Single Level and Bilevel Programming Representations of a Pre-existing Timberlands Supply Chain with A New Biorefinery Facility,” Computers and Chemical Engineering, 68, pp. 242-254, 2014.


Kim, J. K., M. J. Realff, and J. H. Lee*, “Optimal Design and Global Sensitivity Analysis of Biomass Supply Chain Network for Biofuels Under Uncertainty,” Computers and Chemical Engineering, 35, 1738-1751, 2011. Link


Biomass conversion



Mortensen, P.M., Grunwaldt, J.-D., Jensen, P.A., Jensen, A.D. ‘Influence on nickel particle size on the hydrodeoxygenation of phenol over Ni/SiO2’, Catalysis Today, 2016, 259, pp. 277–284. Link


Mortensen, P.M., de Carvalho, H.W.P., Grunwaldt, J.-D., Jensen, P.A., Jensen, A.D. ‘Activity and stability of Mo2C/ZrO2 as catalyst for hydrodeoxygenation of mixtures of phenol and 1-octanol’, J. Cat., 2015, 328, pp. 208–215. Link

Sahoo, P.C., N. S. Soraya, S. B. Park, J. H. Lee*, and J. I. Han* “Immobilization of carbonic anhydrase on modified electrospun fiber: quest for optimum biocatalytic performance” Catalysis Letters, 145(2), pp. 519-526, 2015. Link


Bommarius*, A. S., M. Sohn, Y. Kang, J. H. Lee*, and M. J. Realff, “Protein engineering of cellulases,” Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 29, pp. 139-145, 2014. Link

Mortensen, P.M., Gardini, D., de Carvalho, H.M.P., Damsgaard, C.D., Grunwaldt, J.-D., Jensen, P.A., Wagner, J.B., Jensen, A.D. ‘Stability and Resistance of Nickel Catalysts for Hydrodeoxygenation: Carbon deposition and effects of Sulfur, Potassium, and Chlorine in the Feed’, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2014, 4, pp. 3672 - 3686.

Xu R., Zhang S., Stewart C., Durham E., Eden M.R., Roberts C.B. (2014): “Effect of Reaction Conditions on Supercritical Hexanes Mediated Higher Alcohol Synthesis over a Cu-Co-Zn Catalyst”, AIChE Journal, 60, pp. 1786-1796.


Mortensen, P.M., Grunwaldt, J.-D., Jensen, P.A., Jensen, A.D. ’Screening of Catalysts for Hydrodeoxygenation of Phenol as a Model Compound for Bio-oil’, ACS Catalysis, 2013, 3, pp. 1774-1785.


Bansal, B.J. Vowell, M. Hall, M.J. Realff, J.H. Lee, and A.S. Bommarius*, “Elucidation of Cellulose Accessibility, Hydrolysability, and Reactivity as the Major Limitations in the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose”, Bioresource Technology, 107, pp. 243-250, 2012.


Hall, Mélanie, Prabuddha Bansal, Matthew J. Realff, Jay H. Lee, Andreas S. Bommarius*, “Cellulose Crystallinity: A Key Predictor of the Enzymatic Hydrolysis Rate,” the FEBS Journal, 277, pp. 1571-1582, 2010.


Biorefinery technologies



Kang, Y., M. Sohn, J. H. Lee, M. Realff, and A. Bommarius*, “An Effective Chemical Pretreatment Method for Lignocellulosic Biomass with Substituted Imidazoles,” Biotechnology Progress, 31(1), pp. 25-34, 2015. Link

Perez-Cisneros, E.S., Morales-Rodriguez, R., Sales-Cruz, M., Viveros-García, T., Lobo-Oehmichen, R.. An integrated reactive distillation process for biodiesel production. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (ISSN 1570-7946) 37, 1013-1018 (2015).

Trane-Restrup, R., Jensen, A.D. ‘Steam reforming of cyclic model compounds of bio-oil over Ni-based catalysts: Product distribution and carbon formation’, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2015, 165, pp. 117–127. Link

Yuan Z., Eden M.R., Gani R. (2015): “Towards the Development and Deployment of Large-Scale Carbon Dioxide Capture and Conversion Processes”, Invited paper, I&EC Research (accepted 11/30/2015)

Yuan Z., Eden M.R. (2015): “Recent Advances in Optimal Design of Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass to Chemicals and Liquid Fuels”, Invited paper, Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 10, pp. 70-76. Link


Trane-Restrup, R., Dahl, S., Jensen, A.D. ‘Steam reforming of ethanol over Ni-based catalysts: Effect of feed composition on catalyst stability’, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2014, 39, pp. 7735-7746.


Durham E., Xu R., Zhang S., Eden M.R., Roberts C.B. (2013): “Supercritical Adiabatic Reactor for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52(9), pp. 3133-3136.

Trane-Restrup, R., Dahl, S., Jensen, A.D. ‘Steam reforming of ethanol: Effects of support and additives on Ni-based catalysts’, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2013, 38, pp. 15105-15118.

Trane-Restrup, R., Resasco, D.E., Jensen, A.D. ‘Steam reforming of light oxygenates’, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2013, 3, 3292–3302.


Trane, R., Dahl, S., Skjøth-Rasmussen, M.S. and A.D. Jensen ’Catalytic steam reforming of bio-oil’, Int. J. hydrogen energy, 2012, 37, pp. 6447-6472.


Hall, M., P. Bansal, J. H. Lee, M. J. Realff, and A. S. Bommarius*, “Biological Pretreatment of Cellulose: Enhancing Enzymatic Hydrolysis Rate Using Cellulose-Binding Domains from Cellulases,” Bioresource Technology, 102, pp. 2910-2915, 2011.

Mortensen, P.M., Grunwaldt, J.-D., Jensen, P.A., Knudsen, K.G. and Jensen, A.D. ‘A review of catalytic upgrading of bio-oil to engine fuels’, Applied Catalysis A: General, 2011, 407, pp. 1– 19. Link


Biorefinery modelling and analysis



Anaya-Reza, O, González-Contreras, M., Lopez-Arenas, T., Sales-Cruz, M. Dynamics and Operation Analysis of the PHB (Polyhydroxybutyrate) Fermentation, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (ISSN 1570-7946) 37, 305-310 (2015).Link

Eom M.H., B. Kim, H. Jang, S.H. Lee, W. Kim, Y.A. Shin, and J.H. Lee*, “Dynamic modeling of a fermentation process with ex situ butanol recovery (ESBR) for continuous biobutanol production,” Energy Fuels, 29(11), pp. 7254-7265, 2015.Link

Yuan Z., Wang P., Eden M.R. (2015): “Systematic Control Structure Evaluation of Two-Stage-Riser Fluidized Catalytic Pyrolysis Processes”, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 37, pp. 1721-1726.

Yuan Z., Wang P., Yang C., Eden M.R. (2015): “Systematic Control Structure Evaluation of Two-Stage-Riser Catalytic Pyrolysis Process”, Chemical Engineering Science, 126, pp. 309-328. Link


López-Arenas, T., Anaya-Reza, O., Quintero-Ramírez, R., Sales-Cruz, M., Modelling, simulation and dynamic analysis of the L-lysine production process, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (ISSN 1570-7946) 33, 1723-1728 (2014). Link


Sadhwani N., Liu Z., Eden M.R., Adhikari S. (2013): “Simulation, Analysis and Assessment of CO2 Enhanced Biomass Gasification”, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 32, pp. 421-426.


Eom, M. H., W. H. Kim, J. Lee, J. H. Cho, D. Y. Seung, S. W. Park, and J. H. Lee*, “Modeling of a Biobutanol Adsorption Process for Designing an Extractive Fermentor,” I&EC Research, 52:2, 603-611, 2012.

Sohn, S. B., T. Y. Kim, J. H. Lee and S. Y. Lee*, “Genome-Scale Metabolic Model of the Fission Yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe and the Reconciliation of in silico/in vivo Mutant Growth,” BMC Systems Biology, 6:49, 2012.


Bansal, P., Mélanie Hall, Matthew J. Realff, Jay H. Lee, Andreas S. Bommarius*, “Modeling Cellulase Kinetics on Lignocellulosic Substrates,” Biotech. Adv., 27, pp. 833-848, 2009
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