Publications 1979 2018

2018

Anaerobic co-digestion of multiple agricultural residues to enhance biogas production in southern Italy

Valenti, F., Zhong, Y., Sun, M., Porto, S. M. C., Toscano, A., Dale, B. E., Sibilla, F. & Liao, W. Aug 1 2018 In : Waste Management. 78, p. 151-157 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agricultural wastes
Biogas
biogas
Feedstocks
digestion

Cellulose-hemicellulose interactions at elevated temperatures increase cellulose recalcitrance to biological conversion

Kumar, R., Bhagia, S., Smith, M. D., Petridis, L., Ong, R. G., Cai, C. M., Mittal, A., Himmel, M. H., Balan, V., Dale, B. E., Ragauskas, A. J., Smith, J. C. & Wyman, C. E. Jan 1 2018 In : Green Chemistry. 20, 4, p. 921-934 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cellulose
cellulose
temperature
Temperature
Enzymes
1 Citations

Conversion of lignocellulosic agave residues into liquid biofuels using an AFEX™-based biorefinery

Flores-Gómez, C. A., Escamilla Silva, E. M., Zhong, C., Dale, B. E., Da Costa Sousa, L. & Balan, V. Jan 16 2018 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 11, 1, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agave
Fermenters
Alcoholic Beverages
Bioethanol
Bagasse

Ethanol production potential from AFEX™ and steam-exploded sugarcane residues for sugarcane biorefineries

Mokomele, T., Da Costa Sousa, L., Balan, V., Van Rensburg, E., Dale, B. E. & Görgens, J. F. May 4 2018 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 11, 1, 127

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saccharum
Steam
ethanol
Ethanol
Explosions

Lignin Conversion to Low-Molecular-Weight Aromatics via an Aerobic Oxidation-Hydrolysis Sequence: Comparison of Different Lignin Sources

Das, A., Rahimi, A., Ulbrich, A., Alherech, M., Motagamwala, A. H., Bhalla, A., Da Costa Sousa, L., Balan, V., Dumesic, J. A., Hegg, E. L., Dale, B. E., Ralph, J., Coon, J. J. & Stahl, S. S. Mar 5 2018 In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 3, p. 3367-3374 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aromatization
Depolymerization
Catalytic oxidation
catalysis
Lignin

Time to Rethink Cellulosic Biofuels?

Dale, B. Jan 1 2018 In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. 12, 1, p. 5-7 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Biofuels
Cellulosic ethanol
Biomass
Supply chains
Feedstocks

Water-soluble phenolic compounds produced from extractive ammonia pretreatment exerted binary inhibitory effects on yeast fermentation using synthetic hydrolysate

Xue, S., Jones, A. D., Sousa, L., Piotrowski, J., Jin, M., Sarks, C., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. Mar 1 2018 In : PLoS ONE. 13, 3, e0194012

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agricultural runoff
hydrolysates
Ammonia
Fermentation
phenolic compounds
2017
6 Citations

A sober view of the difficulties in scaling cellulosic biofuels

Dale, B. Jan 1 2017 In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. 11, 1, p. 5-7 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Biofuels
15 Citations

Cellulosic biofuel contributions to a sustainable energy future: Choices and outcomes

Robertson, G. P., Hamilton, S. K., Barham, B. L., Dale, B. E., Izaurralde, R. C., Jackson, R. D., Landis, D. A., Swinton, S. M., Thelen, K. D. & Tiedje, J. M. Jun 30 2017 In : Science. 356, 6345, eaal2324

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Renewable Energy
Biofuels
Climate
Biodiversity
Nitrogen
1 Citations

Comprehensive characterization of non-cellulosic recalcitrant cell wall carbohydrates in unhydrolyzed solids from AFEX-pretreated corn stover

Gunawan, C., Xue, S., Pattathil, S., Da Costa Sousa, L., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. Mar 29 2017 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 10, 1, 82

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Carbohydrates
Cell Wall
Zea mays
carbohydrate
Enzymes

Corn stover cannot simultaneously meet both the volume and GHG reduction requirements of the renewable fuel standard

Kim, S., Zhang, X., Dale, B., Reddy, A. D., Jones, C. D., Cronin, K., Izaurralde, R. C., Runge, T. & Sharara, M. Jan 1 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Greenhouse gases
Biofuels
Gasoline
Ethanol
Soils
1 Citations
Bioconversion
Ammonia
Zea mays
Ethanol
Technology
Cell Separation
Recycling
Fermentation
Zea mays
Ethanol
carts
Chemical Industry
horses
Chemical industry
Feedstocks
4 Citations

Greenhouse gas emissions of electricity and biomethane produced using the Biogasdoneright™ system: Four case studies from Italy

Valli, L., Rossi, L., Fabbri, C., Sibilla, F., Gattoni, P., Dale, B. E., Kim, S., Ong, R. G. & Bozzetto, S. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biogas
Carbon Monoxide
Gas emissions
Biofuels
Greenhouse gases
7 Citations

Sequential crops for food, energy, and economic development in rural areas: The case of Sicily

Selvaggi, R., Valenti, F., Pappalardo, G., Rossi, L., Bozzetto, S., Pecorino, B. & Dale, B. E. Jan 1 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crops
Biofuels
Biogas
Economics
Agriculture

Shotgun approach to increasing enzymatic saccharification yields of ammonia fiber expansion pretreated cellulosic biomass

Chundawat, S. P. S., Uppugundla, N., Gao, D., Curran, P. G., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. May 10 2017 In : Frontiers in Energy Research. 5, MAY, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saccharification
Ammonia
Biomass
Enzymes
Fibers
6 Citations

Techno-economic comparison of centralized versus decentralized biorefineries for two alkaline pretreatment processes

Stoklosa, R. J., del Pilar Orjuela, A., da Costa Sousa, L., Uppugundla, N., Williams, D. L., Dale, B. E., Hodge, D. B. & Balan, V. Feb 1 2017 In : Bioresource Technology. 226, p. 9-17 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ammonia
ethanol
Enzymes
ammonia
maize
11 Citations

The role of bioenergy in a climate-changing world

Souza, G. M., Ballester, M. V. R., de Brito Cruz, C. H., Chum, H., Dale, B., Dale, V. H., Fernandes, E. C. M., Foust, T., Karp, A., Lynd, L., Maciel Filho, R., Milanez, A., Nigro, F., Osseweijer, P., Verdade, L. M., Victoria, R. L. & Van der Wielen, L. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Development.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bioenergy
climate
food
fossil fuel
cropping practice
11 Citations

Toward high solids loading process for lignocellulosic biofuel production at a low cost

Jin, M., Sarks, C., Bals, B. D., Posawatz, N., Gunawan, C., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. May 1 2017 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 114, 5, p. 980-989 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Ethanol
Costs and Cost Analysis
Fermentation
Sugars
2016
5 Citations
Ethanol
Greenhouse gases
Gas emissions
Sales
Feedstocks
1 Citations
Global warming
Biofuels
Logistics
Biomass
Costs
1 Citations

Back to the (sustainable) Future!

Dale, B. E. Jan 1 2016 In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. 10, 1, p. 5-7 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations

Biogasdoneright™: An innovative new system is commercialized in Italy

Dale, B. E., Sibilla, F., Fabbri, C., Pezzaglia, M., Pecorino, B., Veggia, E., Baronchelli, A., Gattoni, P. & Bozzetto, S. Jul 1 2016 In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. 10, 4, p. 341-345 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Farms
Biofuels
Biogas
Agriculture
Economics

Bloenergy and biofuels: Getting to (very) large scale-sustainably

Dale, B. E. Jan 1 2016 2nd RCN Conference on Pan American Biofuels and Bioenergy Sustainability 2016. AIChE, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Biofuels
biofuel
20 Citations

Comparative lipid production by oleaginous yeasts in hydrolyzates of lignocellulosic biomass and process strategy for high titers

Slininger, P. J., Dien, B. S., Kurtzman, C. P., Moser, B. R., Bakota, E. L., Thompson, S. R., O'Bryan, P. J., Cotta, M. A., Balan, V., Jin, M., Sousa, L. D. C. & Dale, B. E. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Yeast
Biomass
Lipids
Yeasts
Sugars
8 Citations

Corn stover ethanol yield as affected by grain yield, Bt trait, and environment

Tumbalam, P., Thelen, K. D., Adkins, A., Dale, B., Balan, V., Gunawan, C. & Gao, J. Feb 1 2016 In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 85, p. 119-125 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stover
corn stover
Bacilli
Bacillus thuringiensis
ethanol
15 Citations

Effects of changes in chemical and structural characteristic of ammonia fibre expansion (AFEX) pretreated oil palm empty fruit bunch fibre on enzymatic saccharification and fermentability for biohydrogen

Abdul, P. M., Jahim, J. M., Harun, S., Markom, M., Lutpi, N. A., Hassan, O., Balan, V., Dale, B. E. & Mohd Nor, M. T. Jul 1 2016 In : Bioresource Technology. 211, p. 200-208 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saccharification
Palm oil
Fruits
Ammonia
ammonia
16 Citations

Evaluation of agave bagasse recalcitrance using AFEX™, autohydrolysis, and ionic liquid pretreatments

Perez-Pimienta, J. A., Flores-Gómez, C. A., Ruiz, H. A., Sathitsuksanoh, N., Balan, V., da Costa Sousa, L., Dale, B. E., Singh, S. & Simmons, B. A. Jul 1 2016 In : Bioresource Technology. 211, p. 216-223 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Bagasse
Ionic liquids
Biomass
Lignin
20 Citations

Isolation and characterization of new lignin streams derived from extractive-ammonia (EA) pretreatment

Da Costa Sousa, L., Foston, M., Bokade, V., Azarpira, A., Lu, F., Ragauskas, A. J., Ralph, J., Dale, B. & Balan, V. 2016 In : Green Chemistry. 18, 15, p. 4205-4215 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
Ammonia
lignin
ammonia
Carbohydrates
44 Citations

Next-generation ammonia pretreatment enhances cellulosic biofuel production

Da Costa Sousa, L. , Jin, M. , Chundawat, S. P. S. , Bokade, V. , Tang, X. , Azarpira, A. , Lu, F. , Avci, U. , Humpula, J. , Uppugundla, N. , Gunawan, C. , Pattathil, S. , Cheh, A. M. , Kothari, N. , Kumar, R. , Ralph, J. , Hahn, M. G. , Wyman, C. E. , Singh, S. , Simmons, B. A. & 2 others Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. Apr 1 2016 In : Energy and Environmental Science. 9, 4, p. 1215-1223 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Ammonia
biofuel
ammonia
Lignin
4 Citations

Quantifying pretreatment degradation compounds in solution and accumulated by cells during solids and yeast recycling in the Rapid Bioconversion with Integrated recycling Technology process using AFEX™ corn stover

Sarks, C., Higbee, A., Piotrowski, J., Xue, S., Coon, J. J., Sato, T. K., Jin, M., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. Apr 1 2016 In : Bioresource Technology. 205, p. 24-33 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioconversion
Yeast
yeast
Recycling
recycling
2 Citations

Scaling up and benchmarking of ethanol production from pelletized pilot scale AFEX treated corn stover using Zymomonas mobilis 8b

Sarks, C., Bals, B. D., Wynn, J., Teymouri, F., Schwegmann, S., Sanders, K., Jin, M., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. Jan 1 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Biofuels. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

benchmarking
Benchmarking
Sugars
Fermentation
fermentation
4 Citations

Sugarcane: A way out of energy poverty

Leite, J. G. D. B., Leal, M. R. L. V., Nogueira, L. A. H., Cortez, L. A. B., Dale, B. E., da Maia, R. C. & Adjorlolo, C. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomass
Deforestation
Electricity
Cooking
Sustainable development
15 Citations

Systems biology-guided biodesign of consolidated lignin conversion

Lin, L., Cheng, Y., Pu, Y., Sun, S., Li, X., Jin, M., Pierson, E. A., Gross, D. C., Dale, B. E., Dai, S. Y., Ragauskas, A. J. & Yuan, J. S. 2016 In : Green Chemistry. 18, 20, p. 5536-5547 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
lignin
Polyhydroxyalkanoates
Peroxidase
Coloring Agents
15 Citations

Toward lower cost cellulosic biofuel production using ammonia based pretreatment technologies

Jin, M., Da Costa Sousa, L., Schwartz, C., He, Y., Sarks, C., Gunawan, C., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. 2016 In : Green Chemistry. 18, 4, p. 957-966 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Ammonia
biofuel
ammonia
cost
2015
20 Citations
Biofuels
Global warming
Feedstocks
Logistics
Biomass
12 Citations

A New Industry Has Been Launched: The Cellulosic Biofuels Ship (Finally) Sails

Dale, B. E. Jan 1 2015 In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. 9, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Ships
Industry

Balancing energy, conservation, and soil health requirements for plant biomass

Karlen, D. L., Beeler, L. W., Ong, R. G. & Dale, B. E. Sep 1 2015 In : Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 70, 5, p. 279-287 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

oil fields
energy resources
energy conservation
soil degradation
crop residue
26 Citations
Cellulosic ethanol
biorefining
Environmental impact
ethanol
Sales
35 Citations

Comparison of different biomass pretreatment techniques and their impact on chemistry and structure

Singh, S., Cheng, G., Sathitsuksanoh, N., Wu, D., Varanasi, P., George, A., Balan, V., Gao, X., Kumar, R., Dale, B. E., Wyman, C. E. & Simmons, B. A. Jan 1 2015 In : Frontiers in Energy Research. 3, FEB, 62

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid sugar
Molecular biology
Size exclusion chromatography
Neutron scattering
Chromatography
11 Citations

Controlling microbial contamination during hydrolysis of AFEX-pretreated corn stover and switchgrass: Effects on hydrolysate composition, microbial response and fermentation

Serate, J. , Xie, D. , Pohlmann, E. , Donald, C. , Shabani, M. , Hinchman, L. , Higbee, A. , McGee, M. , La Reau, A. , Klinger, G. E. , Li, S. , Myers, C. L. , Boone, C. , Bates, D. M. , Cavalier, D. , Eilert, D. , Oates, L. G. , Sanford, G. , Sato, T. K. , Dale, B. & 4 others Landick, R., Piotrowski, J., Ong, R. G. & Zhang, Y. Nov 14 2015 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 8, 1, 356

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Panicum
Fermentation
Feedstocks
Zea mays
fermentation
9 Citations

Designer synthetic media for studying microbialcatalyzed biofuel production

Tang, X., Sousa, L. D. C., Jin, M., Chundawat, S. P. S., Chambliss, C. K., Lau, M. W., Xiao, Z., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. Jan 22 2015 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 8, 1, 0179

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
biofuel
Fermentation
fermentation
Yeast

Developing sustainable biomass supply chains: Afex processing at local depots

Kim, S. & Dale, B. E. 2015 Sustainable Engineering Forum 2015 - Core Programming Area at the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting. AIChE, p. 374-381 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Supply chains
Biomass
Processing
13 Citations

Evolved strains of Scheffersomyces stipitis achieving high ethanol productivity on acid- and base-pretreated biomass hydrolyzate at high solids loading

Slininger, P. J., Shea-Andersh, M. A., Thompson, S. R., Dien, B. S., Kurtzman, C. P., Balan, V., Da Costa Sousa, L., Uppugundla, N., Dale, B. E. & Cotta, M. A. Apr 17 2015 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 8, 1, 60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomass
ethanol
Xylose
Ethanol
Productivity
25 Citations

Insights into plant cell wall structure, architecture, and integrity using glycome profiling of native and AFEXTM-pretreated biomass

Pattathil, S., Hahn, M. G., Dale, B. E. & Chundawat, S. P. S. 2015 In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 66, 14, p. 4279-4294 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Cells
Biomass
Cell Wall
cell walls
Polysaccharides
16 Citations

MARTINI coarse-grained model for crystalline cellulose microfibers

López, C. A., Bellesia, G., Redondo, A., Langan, P., Chundawat, S. P. S., Dale, B. E., Marrink, S. J. & Gnanakaran, S. Jan 15 2015 In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 119, 2, p. 465-473 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microfibers
cellulose
Cellulose
Crystalline materials
Nanofibers
7 Citations

Microbial lipid production from AFEX™ pretreated corn stover

Xue, Y. P., Jin, M., Orjuela, A., Slininger, P. J., Dien, B. S., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. 2015 In : RSC Advances. 5, 36, p. 28725-28734 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ammonia
Lipids
Fibers
Fermentation
Hydrolysis
10 Citations

Physical characteristics of AFEX-pretreated and densified switchgrass, prairie cord grass, and corn stover

Karki, B., Muthukumarappan, K., Wang, Y., Dale, B., Balan, V., Gibbons, W. R. & Karunanithy, C. Jul 1 2015 In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 78, p. 164-174 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Panicum virgatum
corn stover
prairies
prairie
Ammonia
7 Citations

Potential for Electrified Vehicles to Contribute to U.S. Petroleum and Climate Goals and Implications for Advanced Biofuels

Meier, P. J., Cronin, K. R., Frost, E. A., Runge, T. M., Dale, B. E., Reinemann, D. J. & Detlor, J. Jul 21 2015 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 14, p. 8277-8286 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Petroleum
travel demand
Climate
biofuel