Publications 2000 2016

  • 22 h-Index
  • 59 Article
  • 5 Conference contribution
2016
1 Citations

A sustainable biorefinery to convert agricultural residues into value-added chemicals

Liu, Z., Liao, W. & Liu, Y. Sep 17 2016 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 9, 1, 197

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

chemical
animal waste
Agricultural wastes
Animals
Water

Fungal fermentation on anaerobic digestate for lipid-based biofuel production

Zhong, Y., Liu, Z., Isaguirre, C., Liu, Y. & Liao, W. Nov 21 2016 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 9, 1, 253

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biofuel
fermentation
lipid
Biofuels
Fermentation
5 Citations
Anaerobic digestion
Effluents
Biomass
Wastewater
Liquids
2015
10 Citations

A new multiple-stage electrocoagulation process on anaerobic digestion effluent to simultaneously reclaim water and clean up biogas

Liu, Z., Stromberg, D., Liu, X., Liao, W. & Liu, Y. Mar 1 2015 In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 285, p. 483-490 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Electrocoagulation
Biofuels
Digestion
Water
biogas
11 Citations

A self-sustaining advanced lignocellulosic biofuel production by integration of anaerobic digestion and aerobic fungal fermentation

Zhong, Y., Ruan, Z., Zhong, Y., Archer, S., Liu, Y. & Liao, W. Mar 1 2015 In : Bioresource Technology. 179, p. 173-179 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biofuel
fermentation
maize
anaerobic digestion
Anaerobic digestion
8 Citations

Effects of Different Biomass Drying and Lipid Extraction Methods on Algal Lipid Yield, Fatty Acid Profile, and Biodiesel Quality

Hussain, J., Liu, Y., Lopes, W. A., Druzian, J. I., Souza, C. O., Carvalho, G. C., Nascimento, I. A. & Liao, W. 2015 In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 175, 6, p. 3048-3057 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biodiesel
Fatty acids
Lipids
Drying
Biomass
17 Citations

Effects of inhibitory compounds in lignocellulosic hydrolysates on Mortierella isabellina growth and carbon utilization

Ruan, Z., Hollinshead, W., Isaguirre, C., Tang, Y. J., Liao, W. & Liu, Y. May 1 2015 In : Bioresource Technology. 183, p. 18-24 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lipid
carbon
effect
Carbon
Lipids
9 Citations

Evaluation of biodegradation-promoting additives for plastics

Selke, S., Auras, R., Nguyen, T. A., Castro Aguirre, E., Cheruvathur, R. & Liu, Y. Mar 17 2015 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 6, p. 3769-3777 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biodegradation
plastic
evaluation
additive
Biodegradation

Evaluation of fungal lactic acid accumulation using glycerol as the sole carbon source

Wang, X., Ruan, Z., Guan, W., Kraemer, R., Zhong, Y. & Liu, Y. Jun 25 2015 In : Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering. 20, 3, p. 389-395 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Glycerol
Lactic Acid
Carbon
Lactic acid
Pyruvic Acid
1 Citations

Transgenic Expression of a Bacterial Thermophilic Amylase in the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Chloroplast to Facilitate Algal Biofuel Production

Wang, X., Ruan, Z., Boileau, D., Sears, B. B., Liu, Y. & Liao, W. Jun 1 2015 In : Bioenergy Research. 8, 2, p. 527-536 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
biofuels
amylases
chloroplasts
starch
6 Citations

Two-stage photoautotrophic cultivation to improve carbohydrate production in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Wang, X., Ruan, Z., Sheridan, P., Boileau, D., Liu, Y. & Liao, W. Mar 1 2015 In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 74, p. 280-287 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
biofuels
carbohydrates
biomass
Carbohydrates
2014
6 Citations

Dynamic encapsulation of hydrophilic nisin in hydrophobic poly (lactic acid) particles with controlled morphology by a single emulsion process

Ji, S., Lu, J., Liu, Z., Srivastava, D., Song, A., Liu, Y. & Lee, I. Jun 1 2014 In : Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 423, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Emulsification
Lactic acid
Encapsulation
Emulsions
Nisin
4 Citations

Effects of algal hydrolyzate as reaction medium onenzymatic hydrolysis of lignocelluloses

Chen, R., Thomas, B. D., Liu, Y. S., Mulbry, W. & Liao, W. 2014 In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 67, p. 72-78 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lignocellulose
feedstocks
hydrolysis
effect
Feedstocks
1 Citations

Fungal cellulase/xylanase production and corresponding hydrolysis using pretreated corn stover as substrates

Liu, Y., Zhang, L., Wang, X., Ruan, Z., Liu, Y., Niu, X., Yue, Z., Li, Z. & Liao, W. Jan 2014 In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 172, 2, p. 1045-1054 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Enzymatic hydrolysis
Cellulase
Alkalies
Hydrolysis
Substrates
10 Citations

Lipid profiling and corresponding biodiesel quality of Mortierella isabellina using different drying and extraction methods

Hussain, J., Ruan, Z., Nascimento, I. A., Liu, Y. & Liao, W. 2014 In : Bioresource Technology. 169, p. 768-772 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Drying
Lipids
Biodiesel
extraction method

Microalgae cultivation from animal production exhaust air: Mitigate air emissions and recovery nutrients

Li, Q. F., Liu, Y., Liao, W. & Powers, W. 2014 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2014, ASABE 2014. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 5, p. 3314-3328 15 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

animal production
microalgae
air
nutrients
Nutrients
16 Citations

Oleaginous fungal lipid fermentation on combined acid- and alkali-pretreated corn stover hydrolysate for advanced biofuel production

Ruan, Z., Zanotti, M., Archer, S., Liao, W. & Liu, Y. 2014 In : Bioresource Technology. 163, p. 12-17 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Alkalies
Fermentation
Zea mays
Lipids
2013
30 Citations

Anaerobic treatment of lignocellulosic material to co-produce methane and digested fiber for ethanol biorefining

MacLellan, J., Chen, R., Kraemer, R., Zhong, Y., Liu, Y. & Liao, W. Feb 2013 In : Bioresource Technology. 130, p. 418-423 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ethanol
manure
methane
material
anaerobic treatment
26 Citations

Co-hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass for microbial lipid accumulation

Ruan, Z., Zanotti, M., Zhong, Y., Liao, W., Ducey, C. & Liu, Y. Apr 2013 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 110, 4, p. 1039-1049 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lipids
Hydrolysis
Biomass
Sugars
Xylose
3 Citations
Anaerobic digestion
Fermentation
Ethanol
Carbon
Manures
22 Citations

Effects of dairy manure and corn stover co-digestion on anaerobic microbes and corresponding digestion performance

Yue, Z., Chen, R., Yang, F., MacLellan, J., Marsh, T., Liu, Y. & Liao, W. Jan 2013 In : Bioresource Technology. 128, p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

digestion
manure
maize
effect
Dairies
13 Citations

Engineering Escherichia coli to convert acetic acid to free fatty acids

Xiao, Y., Ruan, Z., Liu, Z., Wu, S. G., Varman, A. M., Liu, Y. & Tang, Y. J. Jul 5 2013 In : Biochemical Engineering Journal. 76, p. 60-69 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nonesterified Fatty Acids
Acetic Acid
Escherichia coli
Fatty Acids
Fatty acids
10 Citations

Enzyme production by the mixed fungal culture with nano-shear pretreated biomass and lignocellulose hydrolysis

Lu, J., Weerasiri, R. R., Liu, Y., Wang, W., Ji, S. & Lee, I. Aug 2013 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 110, 8, p. 2123-2130 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fungi
Hydrolysis
Biomass
Fibers
Enzymes
16 Citations

Heterologous expression and characterization of a novel thermo-halotolerant endoglucanase Cel5H from Dictyoglomus thermophilum

Shi, R., Li, Z., Ye, Q., Xu, J. & Liu, Y. Aug 2013 In : Bioresource Technology. 142, p. 338-344 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

salt
Cellulase
Salts
cellulose
enzyme
16 Citations

Integration of sewage sludge digestion with advanced biofuel synthesis

Liu, Z., Ruan, Z., Xiao, Y., Yi, Y., Tang, Y. J., Liao, W. & Liu, Y. Mar 2013 In : Bioresource Technology. 132, p. 166-170 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sludge digestion
Biofuels
Sewage sludge
Fatty Acids
biofuel
2012
22 Citations
Trichoderma reesei
xylanases
enzymatic hydrolysis
endo-1,4-beta-glucanase
alkalis
55 Citations

Evaluation of lipid accumulation from lignocellulosic sugars by Mortierella isabellina for biodiesel production

Ruan, Z., Zanotti, M., Wang, X., Ducey, C. & Liu, Y. Apr 2012 In : Bioresource Technology. 110, p. 198-205 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biodiesel
Sugars
Lipids
Biofuels
sugar
43 Citations

Freshwater algal cultivation with animal waste for nutrient removal and biomass production

Chen, R., Li, R., Deitz, L., Liu, Y., Stevenson, R. J. & Liao, W. Apr 2012 In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 39, p. 128-138 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

animal wastes
effluents
biomass production
nutrients
nutrient
7 Citations

Near- and mid-infrared spectroscopic determination of algal composition

Mulbry, W., Reeves, J., Liu, Y., Ruan, Z. & Liao, W. Sep 2012 In : Journal of Applied Phycology. 24, 5, p. 1261-1267 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

sampling
reflectance
spectroscopy
infrared spectroscopy
near-infrared spectroscopy
13 Citations

Use of an algal hydrolysate to improve enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulose

Chen, R., Yue, Z., Deitz, L., Liu, Y., Mulbry, W. & Liao, W. Mar 2012 In : Bioresource Technology. 108, p. 149-154 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Enzymatic hydrolysis
lignocellulose
hydrolysis
Glucose
glucose
2011
43 Citations

Assessing solid digestate from anaerobic digestion as feedstock for ethanol production

Teater, C., Yue, Z., MacLellan, J., Liu, Y. & Liao, W. Jan 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 2, p. 1856-1862 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Feedstocks
Ethanol
Fibers
ethanol
18 Citations

Bioethanol production using genetically modified and mutant wheat and barley straws

Li, Z., Liu, Y., Liao, W., Chen, S. & Zemetra, R. S. Jan 2011 In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 35, 1, p. 542-548 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

barley straw
ethanol production
wheat straw
straw
mutants
25 Citations

Development of a new bioethanol feedstock - Anaerobically digested fiber from confined dairy operations using different digestion configurations

Yue, Z., Teater, C., MacLellan, J., Liu, Y. & Liao, W. May 2011 In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 35, 5, p. 1946-1953 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bioethanol
feedstocks
dairies
digestion
Bioethanol
1 Citations

Effects of Pluronic F68 on manganese peroxidase production by pelletized phanerochaete chrysosporium

Li, Z. M., Liu, Y., Chi, Z. Y. & Chen, S. L. Jun 2011 In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 164, 4, p. 487-496 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

manganese peroxidase
Phanerochaete
Poloxamer
Manganese
Enzymes

Evaluation of lipid accumulation from cellulosic sugars by Mortierella Isabellina for biodiesel production

Ruan, Z., Zanotti, M., Wang, X., Ducey, C. & Liu, Y. 2011 11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Biodiesel
Sugars
Lipids
Biofuels
Xylose
14 Citations

Study on high-temperature-resistant and high-yield Laminaria variety "Rongfu"

Zhang, J., Liu, Y., Yu, D., Song, H., Cui, J. & Liu, T. Apr 2011 In : Journal of Applied Phycology. 23, 2, p. 165-171 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Laminaria
China
temperature
seawater
hybridization
2010
47 Citations

A sustainable pathway of cellulosic ethanol production integrating anaerobic digestion with biorefining

Yue, Z., Teater, C., Liu, Y., MacLellan, J. & Liao, W. Apr 15 2010 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 105, 6, p. 1031-1039 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cellulosic ethanol
Anaerobic digestion
Manures
Manure
Digestion
2009
15 Citations

Screening co-digestion of food waste water with manure for biogas production

Liu, Y., Miller, S. A. & Safferman, S. I. 2009 In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. 3, 1, p. 11-19 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Manures
Screening
Wastewater
Biogas
77 Citations

Study of a two-stage growth of DHA-producing marine algae Schizochytrium limacinum SR21 with shifting dissolved oxygen level

Chi, Z., Liu, Y., Frear, C. & Chen, S. Jan 2009 In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 81, 6, p. 1141-1148 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Docosahexaenoic Acids
Oxygen
Growth
Reproduction
Cell Count

Waste biomass inventory to support renewable energy development

Schneemann, J., Miller, S., Liu, Y. S. & Safferman, S. 2009 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2009, ASABE 2009. Vol. 6, p. 3592-3599 8 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Renewable Energy
Biomass
Equipment and Supplies
renewable energy sources
biomass
2008

A numerical model for predicting diffusivity in a biocatalyst particle with heterogeneous reactions

Wu, B., Liu, Y., Liao, W. & Chen, S. Aug 2008 In : AICHE Journal. 54, 8, p. 2182-2189 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biocatalysts
Numerical models
Enzymes
Oxygen Consumption
Oxygen
40 Citations
Rhizopus oryzae
fumaric acid
dairy manure
chitin
fungi
28 Citations
Rhizopus
Chitin
Solanum tuberosum
Lactic Acid
Fungi
36 Citations

Kinetic modeling of enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose in differently pretreated fibers from dairy manure

Liao, W., Liu, Y., Wen, Z., Frear, C. & Chen, S. Oct 15 2008 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 101, 3, p. 441-451 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Enzyme kinetics
Enzymatic hydrolysis
Dairies
Manures
Cellulose

Study of a two- Stage culture of docosahexaenoic acid producing marine algae schizochytrium limacinum SR21 with shifting dissolved oxygen level

Chi, Z., Liu, Y., Frear, C. & Chen, S. 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

33 Citations

Study of pellet formation of filamentous fungi Rhizopus oryzae using a multiple logistic regression model

Liu, Y., Liao, W. & Chen, S. Jan 1 2008 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 99, 1, p. 117-128 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Rhizopus
Polymers
Fungi
Logistic Models
Oryza
2007
56 Citations

A new approach of pellet formation of a filamentous fungus - Rhizopus oryzae

Liao, W., Liu, Y., Frear, C. & Chen, S. Dec 2007 In : Bioresource Technology. 98, 18, p. 3415-3423 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Rhizopus
Peptones
Calcium Carbonate
Solanum tuberosum
Soybeans

Numerical simulation of coupled mixing flow and mass transfer model in fungal fermentation process

Wu, B., Liu, Y., Liao, W. & Chen, S. 2007 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Fermentation
Mass transfer
Computer simulation
Flow of fluids
Bioreactors
10 Citations

Production of ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids from cull potato using an algae culture process

Chi, Z., Hu, B., Liu, Y., Frear, C., Wen, Z. & Chen, S. Apr 2007 In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 137-140, 1-12, p. 805-815 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Docosahexaenoic Acids
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Solanum tuberosum
Unsaturated Fatty Acids
Algae
37 Citations

Studying pellet formation of a filamentous fungus Rhizopus oryzae to enhance organic acid production

Liao, W., Liu, Y. & Chen, S. Apr 2007 In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 137-140, 1-12, p. 689-701 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Rhizopus
Fungi
Acids
Oryza
Peptones