Research Output 1995 2017

2017

Catalytic Thermal Cracking of Postconsumer Waste Plastics to Fuels. 2. Pilot-Scale Thermochemical Conversion

Kunwar, B., Chandrasekaran, S. R., Moser, B. R., Deluhery, J., Kim, P., Rajagopalan, N. & Sharma, B. K. Mar 16 2017 In : Energy and Fuels. 31, 3, p. 2705-2715 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Plastics
Hot Temperature
Diesel fuels
Sulfur
Petroleum

Chemically modifying vegetable oils to prepare green lubricants

Karmakar, G., Ghosh, P. & Sharma, B. K. Nov 7 2017 In : Lubricants. 5, 4, 44

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Plant Oils
Lubricants
Vegetable oils
Petroleum
Crude oil

Effect of ash on hydrothermal liquefaction of high-ash content algal biomass

Chen, W. T., Qian, W., Zhang, Y., Mazur, Z., Kuo, C. T., Scheppe, K., Schideman, L. C. & Sharma, B. K. Jul 1 2017 In : Algal Research. 25, p. 297-306 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ash content
oils
biomass
liquefaction
feedstocks

Multi-Shell Nano-CarboScavengers for Petroleum Spill Remediation

Daza, E. A., Misra, S. K., Scott, J., Tripathi, I., Promisel, C., Sharma, B. K., Topczewski, J., Chaudhuri, S. & Pan, D. Feb 3 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 41880

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Petroleum
Oils
Horseradish Peroxidase
Nanostructured materials
Sugars

Nanoparticles of Pd supported on bacterial biomass for hydroprocessing crude bio-oil

Kunwar, B., Deilami, S. D., Macaskie, L. E., Wood, J., Biller, P. & Sharma, B. K. 2017 In : Fuel. 209, p. 449-456 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oils
Biomass
Nanoparticles
Catalysts
Liquefaction

Nanosalina: A Tale of Saline-Loving Algae from the Lake's Agony to Cancer Therapy

Ostadhossein, F., Misra, S. K., Schwartz-Duval, A. S., Sharma, B. K. & Pan, D. Apr 5 2017 In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 9, 13, p. 11528-11536 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Algae
Lakes
Nanoparticles
Reactive Oxygen Species
Oxygen

Potential antioxidants for biodiesel from a softwood lignin pyrolyzate

Larson, R. A., Sharma, B. K., Marley, K. A., Kunwar, B., Murali, D. & Scott, J. Dec 15 2017 In : Industrial Crops and Products. 109, p. 476-482 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

softwood
biodiesel
phenols
lignin
antioxidants

Quantitative multiphase model for hydrothermal liquefaction of algal biomass

Li, Y., Leow, S., Fedders, A. C., Sharma, B. K., Guest, J. S. & Strathmann, T. J. 2017 In : Green Chemistry. 19, 4, p. 1163-1174 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Liquefaction
Biomass
liquefaction
biomass
product

Roles of phosphoric acid in biochar formation: Synchronously improving carbon retention and sorption capacity

Zhao, L., Zheng, W., Mašek, O., Chen, X., Gu, B., Sharma, B. K. & Cao, X. 2017 In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 46, 2, p. 393-401 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

sorption
acid
carbon
biomass
Biomass

α-Amino Acid Rich Photophytonic Nanoparticles of Algal Origin Serendipitously Reveal Antimigratory Property against Cancer

Misra, S. K., Schwartz-Duval, A. S., Ostadhossein, F., Daza, E. A., Saldivar, Z. M., Sharma, B. K. & Pan, D. Jun 28 2017 In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 9, 25, p. 21147-21154 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nanoparticles
Amino Acids
Amino acids
Amines
Functional groups
2016

Antioxidants from Slow Pyrolysis Bio-Oil of Birch Wood: Application for Biodiesel and Biobased Lubricants

Chandrasekaran, S. R., Murali, D., Marley, K. A., Larson, R. A., Doll, K. M., Moser, B. R., Scott, J. & Sharma, B. K. Mar 7 2016 In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 4, 3, p. 1414-1421 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Lubricants
Wood
Oils
Pyrolysis

Application of the Advanced Distillation Curve Method to Characterize Two Alternative Transportation Fuels Prepared from the Pyrolysis of Waste Plastic

Harries, M. E., Kunwar, B., Sharma, B. K. & Bruno, T. J. Nov 17 2016 In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 11, p. 9671-9678 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Alternative fuels
Distillation
Pyrolysis
Plastics
Chemical analysis

Catalytic and thermal depolymerization of low value post-consumer high density polyethylene plastic

Kunwar, B., Moser, B. R., Chandrasekaran, S. R., Rajagopalan, N. & Sharma, B. K. Sep 15 2016 In : Energy. 111, p. 884-892 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Crude oil
Hot Temperature
Molecular weight distribution
Gasoline
Pyrolysis

Combustion of Switchgrass in Biomass Home Heating Systems: Emissions and Ash Behavior

Chandrasekaran, S. R., Sharma, B. K., Hopke, P. K. & Rajagopalan, N. Apr 21 2016 In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 4, p. 2958-2967 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ashes
Biomass
Furnaces
Heating
Wood
superphosphate
bone
phosphate
fertilizer
heavy metal

Investigating the effectiveness of liquid rubber as a modifier for asphalt binder

Fini, E. H., Hosseinnezhad, S., Oldham, D. J. & Sharma, B. K. Oct 1 2016 In : Road Materials and Pavement Design. 17, 4, p. 825-840 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Asphalt
Liquids
Pyrolysis
Hydrocarbons
Rheometers

Plastics to fuel: a review

Kunwar, B., Cheng, H. N., Chandrashekaran, S. R. & Sharma, B. K. Feb 1 2016 In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 54, p. 421-428 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Catalysts
Pyrolysis
Crude oil
Hydrocarbons
Hot Temperature

Valorization of Waste Lipids through Hydrothermal Catalytic Conversion to Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels with in Situ Hydrogen Production

Kim, D., Vardon, D. R., Murali, D., Sharma, B. K. & Strathmann, T. J. Mar 7 2016 In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 4, 3, p. 1775-1784 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lipid
hydrogen
hydrocarbon
liquid
in situ
2015
Soot
Composite materials
biochar
styrene-butadiene rubber
Styrene

Catalytic Thermal Cracking of Postconsumer Waste Plastics to Fuels. 1. Kinetics and Optimization

Chandrasekaran, S. R., Kunwar, B., Moser, B. R., Rajagopalan, N. & Sharma, B. K. Sep 17 2015 In : Energy and Fuels. 29, 9, p. 6068-6077 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oils
Plastics
Catalysts
Kinetics
Temperature

Hydroprocessing of bio-crude from continuous hydrothermal liquefaction of microalgae

Biller, P., Sharma, B. K., Kunwar, B. & Ross, A. B. Jul 6 2015 In : Fuel. 159, p. 197-205 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Liquefaction
Nitrogen
Oils
Oxygen
Fractionation

Oxidation and low temperature stability of polymerized soybean oil-based lubricants

Liu, Z., Sharma, B. K., Erhan, S. Z., Biswas, A., Wang, R. & Schuman, T. P. Feb 10 2015 In : Thermochimica Acta. 601, p. 9-16 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

soybeans
lubricants
oils
oxidation
temperature

Physiochemical characterization of synthetic bio-oils produced from bio-mass: A sustainable source for construction bio-adhesives

Hosseinnezhad, S., Fini, E. H., Sharma, B. K., Basti, M. & Kunwar, B. Aug 19 2015 In : RSC Advances. 5, 92, p. 75519-75527 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Adhesives
Oils
Biomass
Manures
Wood

Prediction of microalgae hydrothermal liquefaction products from feedstock biochemical composition

Leow, S., Witter, J. R., Vardon, D. R., Sharma, B. K., Guest, J. S. & Strathmann, T. J. Jun 1 2015 In : Green Chemistry. 17, 6, p. 3584-3599 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biochemical composition
liquefaction
prediction
product
Liquefaction

Rheological and chemical characterization of biobinders from different biomass resources

Dhasmana, H., Ozer, H., Al-Qadi, I. L., Zhang, Y., Schideman, L., Sharma, B. K., Chen, W. T., Minarick, M. J. & Zhang, P. Jan 1 2015 In : Transportation Research Record. 2505, p. 121-129 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biomass
Oils
Asphalt
Crude oil
Asphaltenes

The potential of vegetable oils for lubricants

Sharma, B. K., Liu, Z. & Erhan, S. Z. 2015 In : RSC Green Chemistry. 2015-January, 29, p. 269-292 24 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2014

Elastohydrodynamic properties of biobased heat-bodied oils

Biresaw, G., Sharma, B. K., Bantchev, G. B., Kurth, T. L., Doll, K. M., Erhan, S. Z., Kunwar, B. & Scott, J. W. Oct 22 2014 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 53, 42, p. 16183-16195 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Elastohydrodynamics
Oils
Viscosity
Hot Temperature
Film thickness

Hydrothermal catalytic processing of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids to hydrocarbons with glycerol for in situ hydrogen production

Vardon, D. R., Sharma, B. K., Jaramillo, H., Kim, D., Choe, J. K., Ciesielski, P. N. & Strathmann, T. J. Mar 1 2014 In : Green Chemistry. 16, 3, p. 1507-1520 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

fatty acid
hydrogen
hydrocarbon
in situ
Hydrogen production

Production, characterization and fuel properties of alternative diesel fuel from pyrolysis of waste plastic grocery bags

Sharma, B. K., Moser, B. R., Vermillion, K. E., Doll, K. M. & Rajagopalan, N. Jun 2014 In : Fuel Processing Technology. 122, p. 79-90 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Alternative fuels
Petroleum
Diesel fuels
Hydrogen
Pyrolysis
2013

Complete utilization of spent coffee grounds to produce biodiesel, bio-oil, and biochar

Vardon, D. R., Moser, B. R., Zheng, W., Witkin, K., Evangelista, R. L., Strathmann, T. J., Rajagopalan, K. & Sharma, B. K. Oct 7 2013 In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 1, 10, p. 1286-1294 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

coffee
oil
Biofuels
Oils
biochar

Effects of hydrothermal liquefaction on the fate of bioactive contaminants in manure and algal feedstocks

Pham, M., Schideman, L., Sharma, B. K., Zhang, Y. & Chen, W. T. 2013 In : Bioresource Technology. 149, p. 126-135 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

liquefaction
manure
pollutant
effect
Manures

Gear oil formulation designed to meet bio-preferred criteria as well as give high performance

Arca, M., Sharma, B. K., Perez, J. M. & Doll, K. M. Dec 2013 In : International Journal of Sustainable Engineering. 6, 4, p. 326-331 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oils
Antioxidants

Potential Application of Turnip Oil (Raphanus sativus L.) for Biodiesel Production: Physical-Chemical Properties of Neat Oil, Biofuels and their Blends with Ultra-Low Sulphur Diesel (ULSD)

Shah, S. N., Iha, O. K., Alves, F. C. S. C., Sharma, B. K., Erhan, S. Z. & Suarez, P. A. Z. Jun 2013 In : Bioenergy Research. 6, 2, p. 841-850 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

turnips
Raphanus sativus
biodiesel
biofuels
sulfur
2012

Antiwear additive derived from soybean oil and boron utilized in a gear oil formulation

Sharma, B. K., Doll, K. M., Heise, G. L., Myslinska, M. & Erhan, S. Z. Sep 19 2012 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 51, 37, p. 11941-11945 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Gears
Oils
Boron
Wear of materials
Oxidation

Evidence contrary to the accepted Diels-Alder mechanism in the thermal modification of vegetable oil

Arca, M., Sharma, B. K., Price, N. P. J., Perez, J. M. & Doll, K. M. Jun 2012 In : JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 89, 6, p. 987-994 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Vegetable oils
Catalysts
Hot Temperature
Plant Oils
Gel permeation chromatography

Formulation of a biobased gear oil utilizing boron technology

Doll, K. M., Heise, G. L., Myslinska, M. & Sharma, B. K. 2012 ASME/STLE 2012 International Joint Tribology Conference, IJTC 2012. p. 351-353 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Gears
Oils
Boron
Wear of materials
Lubricants

Isothermal thermogravimetric analysis of soybean oil oxidation correlated to thin film micro-oxidation test methods

Arca, M., Sharma, B. K., Perez, J. M. & Doll, K. M. 2012 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 51, 9, p. 3550-3555 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Thermogravimetric analysis
Thin films
Oxidation
Lubricants
Evaporation
Lubricants
Esters
Physical properties
Oils
Vegetable oils

Production of phosphorus-containing oleochemicals through an epoxide route

Sharma, B. K., Doll, K. M., Pereira, M. S. C., Santos, G. F. N., Suarez, P. A. Z. & Erhan, S. Z. Sep 2012 In : International Journal of Sustainable Engineering. 5, 3, p. 280-285 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Phosphorus
Phosphates
Lubricants
Catalysts
Vegetable oils

Thermochemical conversion of raw and defatted algal biomass via hydrothermal liquefaction and slow pyrolysis

Vardon, D. R., Sharma, B. K., Blazina, G. V., Rajagopalan, K. & Strathmann, T. J. Apr 2012 In : Bioresource Technology. 109, p. 178-187 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

liquefaction
pyrolysis
oil
biomass
Liquefaction
2011
Liquefaction
Feedstocks
Oils
Manures
Biomass

Chemical properties of biocrude oil from the hydrothermal liquefaction of Spirulina algae, swine manure, and digested anaerobic sludge

Vardon, D. R., Sharma, B. K., Scott, J., Yu, G., Wang, Z., Schideman, L., Zhang, Y. & Strathmann, T. J. Sep 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 17, p. 8295-8303 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

liquefaction
chemical property
manure
alga
sludge

Emulsification of chemically modified vegetable oils for lubricant use

Doll, K. M. & Sharma, B. K. Jan 2011 In : Journal of Surfactants and Detergents. 14, 1, p. 131-138 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

vegetables
lubricants
oils
Emulsification
Plant Oils

Glycerol tri-ester derivatives as diluent to improve low temperature properties of vegetable oils

Shah, S. N., Moser, B. R. & Sharma, B. K. 2011 In : ASTM Special Technical Publication. 1477, p. 450-463 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Plant Oils
Glycerol
Derivatives
Vegetable oils
Esters

Physical properties and fatty acid profiles of oils from black, kidney, great northern, and pinto beans

Sutivisedsak, N., Moser, B. R., Sharma, B. K., Evangelista, R. L., Cheng, H. N., Lesch, W. C., Tangsrud, R. R. & Biswas, A. Feb 2011 In : JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 88, 2, p. 193-200 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oils
Physical properties
Tocopherols
Hexanes
Unsaturated Fatty Acids

Preparation of acetonides from soybean oil, methyl soyate, and fatty esters

Biswas, A., Sharma, B. K., Vermillion, K., Willett, J. L. & Cheng, H. N. Apr 13 2011 In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59, 7, p. 3066-3070 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

infrared spectroscopy
catalysts
vegetable oil
soybean oil
nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Synthesis and characterization of corn oil polyhydroxy fatty acids designed as additive agent for many applications

Harry-O'Kuru, R. E., Mohamed, A., Xu, J. & Sharma, B. K. Aug 1 2011 In : JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 88, 8, p. 1211-1221 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Corn Oil
Plant Oils
Differential scanning calorimetry
Oils
Triglycerides

Synthesis and physical properties of isostearic acids and their esters

Ngo, H. L., Dunn, R. O., Sharma, B. & Foglia, T. A. Feb 2011 In : European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 113, 2, p. 180-188 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

branched chain fatty acids
physical properties
esters
synthesis
acids
Oils
biochar
Coffee
Feedstocks
Ashes

Thermo-chemical conversion of waste lipids to distillates

Sharma, B. K., Vardon, D., Strathmann, T. J. & Rajagopalan, N. 2011 In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oils
Lipids
Liquefaction
Pyrolysis
Chemical analysis