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2016

Conversations around environmental and societal drivers for materials - Biobased, biodegradable-compostable, and the new "circular economy" concepts

Narayan, R. 2016 Paper Conference and Trade Show, PaperCon 2016. TAPPI Press, Vol. 1, p. 146-162 17 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

2014

Moisture resistant coatings from silylated soybean oil

Jambe, C., Graiver, D., Manjure, S. & Narayan, R. 2014 13th TAPPI Advanced Coating Fundamentals Symposium 2014. TAPPI Press, p. 149-161 13 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Soybean-based polyols and silanols

Graiver, D., Farminer, K. W. & Narayan, R. 2014 ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1178, p. 137-166 30 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1178)

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

polyol
silanol
Polyols
Amides
Raw materials
2013

Biobased industrial products from soybean biorefinery

Hablot, E., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. 2013 ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1144, p. 305-329 25 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1144)

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Polyurethanes
Oils
Ozonization
National security
Vegetable oils

Impact of crystallization on performance properties and biodegradability of poly(lactic acid)

Shi, S., Narayan, R. & Manjure, S. 2013 Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. Society of Plastics Engineers, Vol. 3, p. 2604-2608 5 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Biodegradability
Lactic acid
Crystallization
Acids
poly(lactic acid)

Manufacture of value-added products by ozonolysis from soybean oil

Zhao, Y., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. 2013 Forest and Plant Bioproducts Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 73 1 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

2011

Silicone modified biobased coatings from soybean oil for water resistant papers

Manjure, S., Cheng, G., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. 2011 Society of Plastics Engineers - EUROTEC 2011 Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Soybean Oil
Silicones
Oils
Coatings
Water
2010

Blends of poly(lactic acid) and modified starch

Joo, M. J., Narayan, R., Auras, R. & Almenar, E. 2010 Society of Plastics Engineers - Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2010, GPEC 2010.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Cyclodextrins
Starch
poly(lactic acid)
Lactic acid
Polymers
2009

Fundamental principles and concepts of biodegradability - Sorting through the facts, hypes, and claims of biodegradable products in the marketplace

Narayan, R. 2009 TAPPI 2nd Annual PaperCon'09 Conference - Solutions for a Changing World.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Biodegradability
Sorting
Microorganisms
Carbon
Plastics

The promise of biobased and biodegradable polymer materials in paper & paperboard products reducing carbon footprint and improving environmental performance

Narayan, R. 2009 TAPPI 2nd Annual PaperCon'09 Conference - Solutions for a Changing World.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Carbon footprint
Biodegradable polymers
Paperboards
Carbon
Polymers
2007

Bioplastics: Technology principles and exemplars

Narayan, R. 2007 Society of Plastics Engineers - Global Plastics Environmental Conference, GPEC 2007 - Environmental Innovation: Plastics Recycling and Sustainability. Vol. 1, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Plastics
plastic
Carbon
Biopolymers
Biodegradability
2006
24 Citations

Biobased and biodegradable polymer materials: Rationale, drivers, and technology exemplars

Narayan, R. 2006 ACS Symposium Series. Vol. 939, p. 282-306 25 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 939)

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Biodegradable polymers
Carbon
Starch
Plastics
Composting
2 Citations

Modifications of soybean oil using novel ozone-based chemistry

Graiver, D., Tran, P., Patrick, L., Farminer, K. & Narayan, R. 2006 ACS Symposium Series. Vol. 939, p. 76-100 25 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 939)

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Soybean Oil
Ozone
Unsaturated Fatty Acids
Polyesters
Nylons
2005

Drivers, standards, and technology exemplars for biobased products

Narayan, R. 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. p. 9377 1 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Drivers, standards, and technology exemplars for biobased products

Narayan, R. 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings. American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Vol. 2005

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Carbon
Polymers
Feedstocks
Biomass
Vegetable oils
1 Citations

Plastics from renewable resources

Narayan, R. 2005 Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2005: GPEC 2005 - Creating Sustainability for the Environment. p. 391-397 7 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Biomass
Plastics
Starch
Feedstocks
Polymers
2004
1 Citations

Biodegradable starch foam packaging for automotive applications

Nabar, Y. & Narayan, R. 2004 Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2004 - Plastics: Helping Grow a Greener Environment, GPEC 2004. p. 157-169 13 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Starch
Foams
Packaging
Blowing agents
Temperature

BioPlastics from renewable resources: Laboratory to market

Narayan, R. 2004 ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 1 ed. Vol. 227

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Starch
Feedstocks
Sustainable development
Plant Oils
Petroleum

Design and engineering of biodegradable blown film

Balakrishnan, S. & Narayan, R. 2004 Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2004 - Plastics: Helping Grow a Greener Environment, GPEC 2004. p. 139-149 11 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Extruders
Polyesters
Gravimetric analysis
Conveying
Tensile properties
6 Citations

Drivers & rationale for use of biobased materials based on life cycle assessment (LCA)

Narayan, R. 2004 Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2004 - Plastics: Helping Grow a Greener Environment, GPEC 2004. p. 127-138 12 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Life cycle
Polymers
Biopolymers
Detergents
Feedstocks
1 Citations

Thermally stable lubricants from vegetable oils

Vicray, R., Graiver, D., Farminer, K. & Narayan, R. 2004 Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2004 - Plastics: Helping Grow a Greener Environment, GPEC 2004. p. 151-155 5 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Vegetable oils
Lubricants
Feedstocks
Temperature
Ozone

What's driving biobased products? A panel presentation

Narayan, R. 2004 ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 1 ed. Vol. 228

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Purchasing
Ecology
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Farms
2002
2 Citations

An engineering entrepreneurship course for ChE seniors

Narayan, R. 2002 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 11305-11309 5 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Industry
Innovation
Operations research
Intellectual property
Acoustic waves
1 Citations

Overview of biodegradable & biobased plastics technologies

Narayan, R. 2002 TAPPI PLACE Conference. p. 371-378 8 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Starch
Plastics
Thermoplastics
Polyesters
Packaging

Rationale, drivers, and design for biodegradable & biobased plastics

Narayan, R. 2002 TAPPI PLACE Conference. p. 341-345 5 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Disposability
Plastic laminates
Plastic products
Paper products
Ecology
1998

Racemization kinetics of the polymerization of L-lactide with 2-ethylhexanoic acid tin(II) salt

Witzke, D. R. & Narayan, R. Aug 1998 American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry. Anon (ed.). 2 ed. ACS, Vol. 39, p. 86-87 2 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Resins
Polymerization
Kinetics
dilactide
2-ethylhexanoic acid tin(II) salt
1993

Modification of subbituminous coal by anaerobic microbial consortia

Narayan, R., Han, O. & Jain, M. Mar 1993 American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Preprints. 2 ed. Publ by ACS, Vol. 38, p. 286 1 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Coal
Functional groups
Ethers
Oxygen
Chemical analysis
1 Citations

Upper limit on grafting conversion and phase homogeneity in grafting reaction products of cellulose acetate/polystyrene-ran-(maleic anhydride)

Nie, L. & Narayan, R. 1993 Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering. Anon (ed.). Publ by ACS, Vol. 69, p. 309-311 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Maleic Anhydrides
Polystyrenes
Reaction products
acetylcellulose
Maleic anhydride
4 Citations

Use of expert systems for life cycle analysis

Benda, J., Narayan, R. & Sticklen, J. 1993 SAE Technical Papers.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Expert systems
Life cycle
Environmental regulations
Waste management
Product design
1989

Biodegradable natural-synthetic polymer graft copolymers

Stacy, N., Lu, Z. J., Chen, Z. X. & Narayan, R. 1989 Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers. Publ by Soc of Plastics Engineers, p. 1362-1364 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Starch
Polymers
Natural polymers
Grafts
2 Citations

Cellulose graft copolymers for potential adhesive applications: Bonding of plastics to wood

Narayan, R., Biermann, C. J., Hunt, M. O. & Horn, D. P. 1989 ACS Symposium Series. 385 ed. Publ by ACS, p. 337-354 18 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Polystyrenes
Cellulose
Adhesives
Wood
5 Citations

Engineering of controlled cellulose/starch graft copolymer structures

Narayan, R., Stacy, N. & Lu, Z. J. Apr 1989 American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry. 1 ed. Publ by ACS, Vol. 30, p. 105-106 2 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Cellulose
Starch
Polystyrenes
Methanol
1988

Preparation of biodegradable styrenic plastics

Narayan, R. 1988 Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering. Publ by ACS, Vol. 58, p. 750 1 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Cellulose
Plastics
Biopolymers
Polystyrenes
Compounding (chemical)
7 Citations

Synthesis of controlled starch-synthetic polymer graft copolymer structures

Narayan, R., Lu, Z. J., Chen, Z. X. & Stacy, N. Sep 1988 American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry. 2 ed. Publ by ACS, Vol. 29, p. 106-107 2 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Starch
Grafts
Polymers
Cellulose
1987

REACTION OF PREMIUM WYODAK SUBBITUMINOUS COAL WITH POTASSIUM-CROWN ETHER REAGENT.

Huang, S. L. & Narayan, R. 1987 ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 4 ed. ACS, Vol. 32, p. 331-339 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Crown ethers
Potassium
Coal
Depolymerization
Microanalysis
2 Citations

STRUCTURE AND REACTIVITY OF A WYODAK SUBBITUMINOUS COAL.

Huang, S. L. & Narayan, R. 1987 ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 1 ed. ACS, Vol. 32, p. 32-40 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Coal
Ethers
Electrons
Crown ethers
Paraffins
1986
1 Citations

ENHANCED COAL LIQUEFACTION WITH STEAM PRETREATMENT.

Bienkowski, P. R., Narayan, R., Greenkorn, R. A. & Chao, K. C. 1986 ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 4 ed. ACS, Vol. 31, p. 321-330 10 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Coal liquefaction
Steam
Coal
Oxygen
Molecular weight
4 Citations

REACTION OF A BITUMINOUS COAL WITH THE POTASSIUM-CROWN ETHER REAGENT.

Huang, S., Wood, K. & Narayan, R. 1986 ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 4 ed. ACS, Vol. 31, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Crown ethers
Bituminous coal
Potassium
Coal
Electrons
1985
2 Citations

GRAFT COPOLYMERS FROM RENEWABLE RESOURCES.

Narayan, R., Krauss, M. & Tsao, G. T. 1985 Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Material. ACS, Vol. 52, p. 112-115 4 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Wood
Polyacrylonitriles
Cellulose
Polystyrenes
1 Citations

NEW SYNTHETIC ROUTE TO CELLULOSIC GRAFT COPOLYMERS.

Narayan, R. & Tsao, G. T. 1985 Polymer Science and Technology. Culbertson, B. M. & McGrath, J. E. (eds.). Plenum Press, Vol. 31, p. 405-417 13 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Grafts
Cellulose derivatives
Anionic polymerization
Molecular weight distribution

PREPARATION OF WOOD-POLYMER COMPOSITES USING ANIONIC POLYMERIZATION TECHNIQUES.

Narayan, R. & Tsao, G. T. 1985 Unknown Host Publication Title. p. 33-34 2 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Anionic polymerization
Grafts
Wood
Composite materials
Polymers

STRUCTURES OF LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT MOLECULES IN A BITUMINOUS COAL.

Narayan, R., Roush, R. A., Cooks, R. G. & Wood, K. V. Sep 1985 American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Preprints. 4 ed. ACS, Vol. 30, p. 730 1 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Bituminous coal
Molecular weight
Coal
Molecules
Electron sources
1984
6 Citations

ETHYLENE GLYCOL AND OTHER MONOMERIC POLYOLS FROM BIOMASS.

Narayan, R., Durrence, G. & Tsao, G. T. 1984 Biotechnology and Bioengineering Symposium. 14 ed. John Wiley & Sons, p. 563-571 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Ethylene Glycol
Biomass
polyol
Erythritol
Foams
2 Citations

NEW SYNTHETIC ROUTE TO CELLULOSIC GRAFT COPOLYMERS.

Narayan, R. & Tsao, G. T. Aug 1984 American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry. 2 ed. ACS, Div of Polymer Chemistry, Vol. 25, p. 29-30 2 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Graft copolymers
Grafts
Molecular weight distribution
Cellulose
Molecular weight
1983

APPLICATION OF CROWN ETHERS AS PHASE TRANSFER CATALYSTS IN THE ELECTRON TRANSFER REACTIONS OF COAL.

Narayan, R. & Tsao, G. T. 1983 ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 5 ed. ACS, Vol. 28, p. 261-267 7 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution