Brajendra Kumar Sharma

19952018
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Research Output 1995 2018

2018
Nanofiltration
Liquefaction
carboxylic acid
Carboxylic acids
liquefaction

Catalytic in Situ Hydrogenolysis of Lignin in Supercritical Ethanol: Effect of Phenol, Catalysts, and Reaction Temperature

Zhou, M., Sharma, B. K., Liu, P., Ye, J., Xu, J. & Jiang, J. C. May 7 2018 In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 5, p. 6867-6875 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oil sand refining
Hydrogenolysis
Adders
Lignin
lignin

Materials and Energy Recovery from E-Waste Plastics

Chandrasekaran, S. R., Avasarala, S., Murali, D., Rajagopalan, N. & Sharma, B. K. Apr 2 2018 In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 4, p. 4594-4602 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plastic waste
plastic
Carry logic
Plastics
Recovery

Non-isothermal degradation kinetics of virgin linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) and biodegradable polymer blends

Al-Salem, S. M., Bumajdad, A., Khan, A. R., Sharma, B. K., Chandrasekaran, S. R., Al-Turki, F. A., Jassem, F. H. & Al-Dhafeeri, A. T. May 1 2018 In : Journal of Polymer Research. 25, 5, 111

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Refuse compaction
Reheat cycle
Biodegradable polymers
Linear low density polyethylenes
Polymer blends
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Plastics
Diesel fuels
Sulfur
Petroleum
Crude oil

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: Contribution to journalReview article

Plant Oils
Vegetable oils
Lubricants
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: Contribution to journalArticle

ash content
oils
biomass
feedstocks
boiling point

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Petroleum
Hazardous materials spills
Remediation
Oils
Horseradish Peroxidase

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. Jan 1 2017 In : Fuel. 209, p. 449-456 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Algae
Lakes
Nanoparticles
Cell death
Reactive Oxygen Species

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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. Jan 1 2017 In : Green Chemistry. 19, 4, p. 1163-1174 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquefaction
liquefaction
Biomass
Ashes
biomass

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. Jan 1 2017 In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 46, 2, p. 393-401 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphoric acid
Sorption
Biomass
sorption
Carbon

Thermal degradation kinetics of virgin polypropylene (PP) and PP with starch blends exposed to natural weathering

Al-Salem, S. M., Sharma, B. K., Khan, A. R., Arnold, J. C., Alston, S. M., Chandrasekaran, S. R. & Al-Dhafeeri, A. T. Jan 1 2017 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 56, 18, p. 5210-5220 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypropylenes
Weathering
Starch
Kinetic parameters
Pyrolysis

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Amino acids
Nanoparticles
Amino Acids
Amines
Hydroxyl Radical
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
lubricant
Biodiesel
Antioxidants
antioxidant

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Depolymerization
High density polyethylenes
Crude oil
Plastics
Boiling point

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Biomass
Furnaces
Particulate Matter
Heating
Phosphate fertilizers
superphosphate
Heavy Metals
Nutrients
Heavy metals

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Asphalt
Binders
Rubber
Liquids
Pyrolysis

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: Contribution to journalReview article

Plastics
Pyrolysis
Crude oil
Catalysts
Hydrocarbons

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogen production
Hydrocarbons
Lipids
lipid
hydrogen
2015
Soot
Carbon black
Butadiene
Styrene
Rubber

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Petroleum
Oils
Plastics
Gasoline
Catalysts

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquefaction
Nitrogen
Oils
Fractionation
Oxygen

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: Contribution to journalArticle

soybeans
Soybean oil
Soybean Oil
lubricants
Lubricants

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

biochemical composition
Liquefaction
liquefaction
Feedstocks
Fatty acids

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Binders
Biomass
Asphalt
Pavements
Crude oil

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Lubricants
Plant Oils
vegetable oil
lubricant
Vegetable oils
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. Jan 1 2014 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 53, 42, p. 16183-16195 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastohydrodynamics
Oils
Viscosity
Film thickness
Hot Temperature

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Saturated fatty acids
Unsaturated fatty acids
Hydrogen production
Hydrocarbons
Unsaturated Fatty Acids

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 1 2014 In : Fuel Processing Technology. 122, p. 79-90 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alternative fuels
Petroleum
Diesel fuels
Hydrocarbons
Hydrogen
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Coffee
Biofuels
coffee
Biodiesel
Oils

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. Jan 1 2013 In : Bioresource Technology. 149, p. 126-135 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manures
Liquefaction
liquefaction
Feedstocks
manure

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 1 2013 In : International Journal of Sustainable Engineering. 6, 4, p. 326-331 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gears
Soybean oil
Wear of materials
Viscosity
Oxidation

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 1 2013 In : Bioenergy Research. 6, 2, p. 841-850 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turnips
Raphanus sativus
biodiesel
Biofuels
Biodiesel
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Soybean oil
Soybean Oil
Boron
Gears
Oils

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 1 2012 In : JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 89, 6, p. 987-994 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Oils
Vegetable oils
Industrial Oils
Soybean oil
Soybean Oil

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Boron
Gears
Oils
Soybean oil
Soybean Oil

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Soybean oil
Soybean Oil
Thermogravimetric analysis
Thin films
Oxidation
Soybean oil
Lubricants
Esters
Physical properties
Viscosity

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 1 2012 In : International Journal of Sustainable Engineering. 5, 3, p. 280-285 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 1 2012 In : Bioresource Technology. 109, p. 178-187 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquefaction
liquefaction
pyrolysis
Oils
Biomass
2011

Characterization of hydrothermal liquefaction biocrude oils produced from primary sludge, swine manure and algal feedstocks

Vardon, D. R., Scott, J., Sharma, B. K., Yu, G., Wang, Z., Schideman, L., Zhang, Y. & Strathmann, T. J. Aug 25 2011 In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Manures
Liquefaction
Feedstocks
Oils
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 1 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 17, p. 8295-8303 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spirulina
Manures
Liquefaction
Algae
liquefaction

Emulsification of chemically modified vegetable oils for lubricant use

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vegetables
Emulsification
Plant Oils
Vegetable oils
lubricants

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

Shah, S. N., Moser, B. R. & Sharma, B. K. Jan 1 2011 In : ASTM Special Technical Publication. 1477, p. 450-463 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low temperature properties
Plant Oils
Vegetable oils
Glycerol
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 1 2011 In : JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 88, 2, p. 193-200 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatty acids
Oils
Fatty Acids
Physical properties
Soybean oil