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*Details regarding set-up and location information will be sent via email Wednesday, August 22, from Mary Brown to all contacts of poster submissions. For questions after that, please call Mary Brown at (662) 325-0479 or Stuart Dean at (662) 325-0513.

If you have submitted a poster's title and authors and do not see it below, please call Mary Brown at (662) 325-0479.

Poster titles displayed in maroon will set-up in the Hunter Henry Center and those displayed in green will set-up at the Bost Extension Center. Poster Presenters may bring their posters to the respective location beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 27, 2007. Posters being displayed at the Hunter Henry Center will not actually be set-up on easels until 9:00. Conference staffers can ensure the posters are stored from 7:00-9:00.

1) Separation of High Antioxidant Phenolic Fractions from Pine and Oak Bio-oils

Christopher V. Ruhs, El-Barbary M. Hassan, Leonard L. Ingram, Phillip H. Steele

Forest Products Department, Mississippi State University, MS 39762

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2) Application of NIR Spectroscopy for Monitoring Bio-oil Polymerization

Markandey M. Tripathi 1, El-Barbary M. Hassan 2, Leonard L. Ingram 2, Philip H. Steele 2 , Fang-Yu Yueh 1 and Jagdish P. Singh 1

1 Institute for Clean Energy Technology, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS 39759

2Forest Products Department, Mississippi State University, MS 39762

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3) Improvement of Bio Oil Quality by Removal of Acids and Water

Priyanka Bhattacharya a , Philip Steele b, Kelly Cantrell b and Leonard Ingram b

a Department of Chemistry Mississippi State University

b Department of Forest Products Mississippi State University

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4) Separation of organic acids from bio-oil

Badamkhand Sukhbaatar, Moon G. Kim, Forest Products Department Mississippi State University

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5) Upgrading bio-oil by co-pyrolysis of woody biomass with selected polymers

Priyanka Bhattacharya a , Philip Steele b, Leonard Ingram b and Charles U. Pittman a

a Department of Chemistry

b Department of Forest Products

Mississippi State University

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6) Availability and feasibility of woody biomass for bioethanol conversion in Mississippi

Gustavo Perez-Verdin, Donald Grebner, Changyou Sun, Ian Munn, Emily Schultz, and Thomas Matney

Department of Forestry. Mississippi State University, Box 9681, Mississippi State, MS, 39762

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7) Oxidative Stability of Catfish and Soybean Biodiesel

Danviriyakul, S.; Jongrattanon, S.; Patel, M, Kim, T., Silva, J.L.

Mississippi State University

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8) Comparison of Storage Stability of Catfish Biodiesel With and Without Antioxidant

Danviriyakul, S.; Jongrattanon, S.; Silva, J.L.

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9) Application of Azotobacter vinelandii to remove Acetic acid, a fermentation inhibitor, from acid hydrozysate of lignocellulosic biomass

Rajkumar Pyla and Yean-Sung Jung

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University, Miss. State, MS 39762

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10) Development of an Oxidatively and Thermally Stable Soybean Oil (for lubricant applications)

Saroj K. Jha, Sandun Fernando, Eugene Columbus and Tingyu Li

Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Mississippi State University

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11) Cost of Producing Biomass of Lignocellulosic Ethanol Production

Busby, D.P., R.D. Little, C.W. Herndon, F.M. Epplin, B.S. Baldwin, E. Columbus

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 12) Biorefinery Production Feasibility

Busby, D.P., R.D. Little, C.W. Herndon, and J.D. Anderson

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13) Optimization of Products from the Anaerobic Fermentation of Glycerol

Andrew Ford, Master’s Candidate, Dr. Todd French, Dr. Rafael Hernandez, Bart Van Den Berg, and Dr. Bill Holmes

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14) Determination of Harvest Regimes for Giant Miscanthus and Switchgrass

B. Baldwin, B. Rushing, and S. Horton

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15) Synthesis of Ionic Liquids Immobilized Mesoporous Adsorbents with Silver Salts and Applications in Concentration of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Methyl Esters

Patrisha J. Pham, Min Li and Tingyu Li

Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State University, Box 9573 Hand Lab 1115, Starkville, MS 39762

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16) Draft genome sequence of biodiesel producing Oligotropha carboxidovorans OM5

Debarati Paul1, Susan Bridges2,3, Shane Burgess1,3,4, Todd French2, Yoginder Dandass2, and Mark Lawrence1,3*

1College of Veterinary Medicine, 2Bagley College of Engineering, 3Institute for Digital Biology, and 4Life Sciences and Biotechnology Institute, Mississippi State University

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17) Proteogenomic mapping for improved annotation of genomes for biofuels production

Nan Wang, Ranjit Kumar, Mark Lawrence, Shane Burgess, Todd French, Yoginder Dandass, and Susan Bridges

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18) Acceleration of gene annotation pipelines using configurable hardware

Yoginder Dandass, Shane Burgess, Mark Lawrence, Todd French, Susan Bridges

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19) Rapid Size and Size Distribution of Ground Biomass Particles by Image Processing fo Biomass Processing Applications

Drew Massey, Shireesha R. Methuku, Igathinathane Cannayen, Lester O. Pordesimo, Eugene P. Columbus, and William D. Batchelor

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20) Estimation of Pollen Dispersal and gene flow in biofuel crop Ricinus communis L.

T. Sebastian, B.S. Baldwin, D. Scott Horton, and Webber, C.L.

Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences, Mississippi State University, Box 9555, MSU, MS 39762

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21) Effect of Pre-Ozination on BOD, COD, and indigenous microorganisms of primary clarifier effluent

Mondala, Andro

Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University

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22) Bio-Oil Upgrading by Acid Separation

Badamkhand Sukhbaatar, Moon G. Kim

Forest Products Department, Mississippi State University

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23) Production of Bio-Oil from Bundled Pine Harvested Slash

Jonathon W. Hall, Brian K. Mitchell, Philip H. Steele, and El-Barbary Hassan

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24) Sweet Sorghum as a Potential Energy Crop in Mississippi: A Preliminary Study

D. Scott Horton, K.B. Holmberg, J.R. Ouellette, and B.S. Baldwin

Department of Plant & Soil Sciences, Mississippi State University

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 25) Making Ethanol Cost Effective by Means of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Ambarish M. Acharya and Dr. Sandra D. Eksioglu, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Dr. Daniel Petrolia, Department of Agricultural Economics

Mississippi State University

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26) Gasification Technology Overview and its Role in Biofuels

Richard Lusk, Graduate Research Assistant

Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University

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27) Preliminary Investigation of Cellular Lipid Extraction Using Electroporation as an Enhancement Technique

Robert McComas

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28) Evaluation of Life Cycle Analysis as Applied to Bio Oil Synthesis

Heather Thomas

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 29) Evaluation of the Recycle Potential for CCA-Treated Wood Waste Using Pyrolysis Techniques

Amy Parker

Department of Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University

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30) Oilseed Crops as Potential Biodiesel Crops for Mississipppi

Shankar Ganapathi Shanmugam, Valthcho D. Zheljazkov

Mississippi State University, North Mississippi Research & Extension Center, 5421 Hwy 145 South, Verona, MS 38879

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31) Biogas Production Using Glycerol, the Biodiesel by-Product as the Carbon and Energy Source

Ben Hartenbower, Dr. Todd French, Dr. Rafael Hernandez

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32) Analysis of U.S. Consumers Willingness to Pay for E10 and E85 Ethanol

Cary Herndon, Daniel Petrolia, and Sanjoy Bhattacharjee

Department of Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State University

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33) Determination of yield and reaction kinetics of transesterification of soybean oil using solid catalysts

Alok K. Singh, Sandun D. Fernando

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34) Cultivating Oleaginous Microorganisms on Synthetic Wastewater

Jacqueline I. Hall, W. Todd French, Rafael Hernandez, Mark White, and Andro Mondala

Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University

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35) Catalytic Upgrading of Bio-oil Vapor

Vamshi K. Guda, Hossein Toghiani, Charles U. Pittman, Jr., Amit C. Gujar, Ravi Challa, Phil Steele

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36) Conversion of Syngas into Gasoline over Zeolite and Supported Metal Catalysts

Amit C. Gujar, Qiangu Yan, Micheal Nolan, Vamshi K. Guda, Mark G. White, Hossein Toghiani

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37) Simulations of Glycerin/Water Nano-droplets

M.A. Novotnya,b, I. Abou Hamada

a HPC2, Center for Computational Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762

b Department of Physics and Astronomy, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762

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38) Decay Resistance Imparted to Wood by Bio-Oil Impregnation

Christopher V. Ruhs a , Jerome E. Cooper b, El-Barbary M. Hassan b, Philip H. Steele b and Linda Sites b

a Department of Chemistry

b Department of Forest Products

Mississippi State University

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39) Improvement of Bio-Oil Stability using Subcritical/Supercritical Water Treatment

1 Ananda K. Sekar, 1Rebecca K. Toghiani, 2Phil Steele

1 Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 330 Swalm, Miss. State, MS 39762

2 Department of Forest Products, Mississippi State University

Box 9820 , Mississippi State, MS 39762

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40) Comprehensive Modeling of Biomass Based Generation System in MATLAB/Simulink

Shireesha R. Methuku, Anurag K. Srivastava and Noel N. Schulz

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Mississippi State University , Mississippi State, MS 39762

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41) Solubility of Pelargonic Acid in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

D.L. Sparks, R. Hernandez, L.A. Estevez, K. Barlow, and T. French.

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42) Labscale Catalytic Cracking Reactor Using Online Mass Spectrometry/TCD Analyzers

T. Benson, S. Dufreche, W. Holmes, R. Hernandez, M. White, E. Alley, and T. French.

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43) Modification of Castor for use in Biodiesel: Knocking out the Toxin

Daniel Barnes 1, Satish Ganji 1, D. Scott Horton 2, Brain Baldwin 2, Dwaine A. Braasch 1

1Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

2Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

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44) Ethanol Production from Synthesis Gas: Environmental Bacteria for Carbon Monoxide Assimilation

Lei Ding and Dwaine A. Braasch

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University

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 45) Creating New Utilization Opportunities for Crude Glycerin

R. Livingston, P. Yang, E. Columbus, W. Batchelor, R. Hernandez, G. Wells

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46) Using Aflatoxin Contaminated Corn Kernels and Cobs as Biomass for Ethanol Production

Bharath Kumar Bolla 1, Ashli. E. Brown 1, W. E. Holmes 2, Arunkanth Ankala 1,

W. Paul Willliams 3, Jeff R. Wilkinson 1

1.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University, MS, 39762

2. Mississippi State Chemical Laboratory, MS, 39762

3.USDA-ARS Corn Host Plant Resistance Research Unit, MS, 39762