AGROThursday, March 29, 2007

1:05 PM-4:30 PM McCormick Place South -- Room S103D, Level 1, Oral
Agricultural Biomass, Biobased Products, and Biofuels
The Cellulosic Challenge
Organizers:James N. Seiber
Cathleen J. Hapeman
Joseph H. Massey
Organizer, Presiding:Justin R. Barone
1:05 PMIntroductory Remarks
1:10 PMFast pyrolysis and biooil production from energy crops being developed within USDA-ARS
A. A. Boateng
1:35 PMSteam explosion method for producing microcrystalline cellulose from agricultural residues
Foster A. Agblevor, Maha M. Ibrahim, Waleed K. El-Zawawy
2:00 PMDeveloping enzyme systems for biomass destruction
Dominic Wong, Charles Lee, Kurt Wagschal, Michael Smith, George Robertson, William Orts
2:25 PMProcess for obtaining cellulose acetate from agricultural by-products
Atanu Biswas, Badal C. Saha, John W. Lawton Jr., Randal L. Shogren, Julious L. Willett
2:50 PMIntermission
3:05 PMFuel from herbaceous feedstocks: A switchgrass-centric perspective
Gautam Sarath, Bruce S. Dien, Kenneth P. Vogel, Hans-Joachim G. Jung
3:30 PMHydrothermal conversion of wood: Reaction kinetics and process development
Bo Zhang, Marc von Keitz, Kenneth Valentas
3:55 PMFractionating lignocellulose by using cellulose solvent and organic solvent
Y-H. Percival Zhang, Geoff Moxley
4:20 PMConcluding Remarks

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The 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007