Publications

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

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2016

77. Nourredine Abdoulmoumine*, Sushil Adhikari, and Avanti Kulkarni. Effects of temperature and equivalence ratio on mass balance and energy analysis in loblolly pine oxygen gasification. Energy Science & Engineering.

76. Narendra Sadhwani*, Sushil Adhikari, Mario Eden, Zhouhong Wang, and Ryan Baker. Southern pines char gasification with CO2 - kinetics and effect of alkali and alkaline earth metals. Fuel Processing Technology. doi:10.1016/j.fuproc.2016.04.037

75. Yusuf Celikbag, Brain Via, Sushil Adhikari, Gisela Buschle-Diller, Maria L. Auad. The effect of ethanol on the hydroxyl and carbonyl groups in the biopolyol produced by hydrothermal liquefaction of loblolly pine: 31P-NMR and 19F-NMR analysis. Bioresource Technology. Vol. 214, pp. 37-44.

74. Ravishankar Mahadevan*, Sushil Adhikari, Rajdeep Shakya*, Kaige Wang, David Dayton, Michael Lehrich and Steven Taylor. Effect of alkali and alkaline earth metals on in-situ catalytic fast pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass. Energy Fuels. Vol. 30 (4), pp. 3045–3056.

73. Gbenga Adebayo Olatunde, Oladiran Fasina, Timothy McDonald, Sushil Adhikari, Steve Duke. Size measurement method for loblolly pine grinds and influence on predictability of fluidization. Canadian Biosystems Engineering (CBE) journal. Vol. 58. pp. 4.1-4.10.

72. Avanti Kulkarni*, Ryan Baker, Nourredine Abdoulmomine*, Sushil Adhikari and Sushil Bhavnani. Experimental study of torrefied pine as a gasification fuel using a bubbling fluidized bed gasifier. Renewable Energy. Vol. 96, pp. 460-468.

71. Shaima Nahreen*, Supareak Praserthdam, Saul Perez Beltran, Perla B. Balbuena, Sushil Adhikari and Ram B. Gupta. Catalytic upgrading of methane to higher hydrocarbon in a non-oxidative chemical conversion. Energy & Fuels. Vol. 30(4), pp 2584–2593.

70. Narendra Sadhwani*, Sushil Adhikari, Mario Eden. Biomass gasification using carbon dioxide: Effect of temperature, CO2/C ratio and the study of reactions influencing the process. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. Vol. 55 (10), pp 2883–2891.

69. Ravishankar Mahadevan*, Rajdeep Shakya*, Sushil Adhikari, Oladiran Fasina and Steve Taylor. Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass: Effect of blending southern pine and switchgrass. Trans of ASABE. Vol. 59(1), pp. 5-10.

68. Zhouhong Wang*, Sushil Adhikari, Peter Valdez, Rajdeep Shakya* and Cassidy Laird. Upgrading of hydrothermal liquefaction biocrude from algae grown in municipal wastewater. Fuel Processing Technology. Vol.142, pp.147-156.


2015  

67. Zhouhong Wang*, Sushil Adhikari, Pete Valdez, Rajdeep Shakya* and Cassidy Laird. Upgrading of hydrothermal liquefaction biocrude from algae grown in municipal wastewater. Fuel Processing Technology. Vol. 142, pp.147-156.

66. Liang Cheng*, Sushil Adhikari, Zhouhong Wang*, Yulong Ding. Characterization of bamboo species at different ages and bio-oil production. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. Vol. 116, pp. 215-222.

65. Jaskaran Dhiman, Anshu Shrestha, Oladiran Fasina, Sushil Adhikari, Brian Via and Tom Gallagher. Physical, ignition and volatilization properties of biomass feedstock dusts. Trans of ASABE. Vol. 58(6), pp. 1425-1437.

64. Rajdeep Shakya*, Janelle Whelen, Sushil Adhikari, Ravishankar Mahadevan* and Sneha Neupane*. Effect of temperature and Na2CO3 catalyst on hydrothermal liquefaction of algae. 2015. Algal Research. Vol. 12, pp. 80-90.

63. Jiajia Meng, Andrew Moore, David Tilotta, Stephen Kelley, Sushil Adhikari and Sunkyu Park. Thermal and storage stability of bio-oil from pyrolysis of torrefied wood. Energy & Fuels. Vol. 29(8), pp. 5117–5126.

62. Nourredine Abdoulmoumine*, Sushil Adhikari, Avanti Kulkarni* and Shyamsundar Chattanathan*. A review on biomass gasification syngas cleanup. 2015. Applied Energy. Vol. 155, pp. 294-307

61. Kimberley Owen, Oladiran Fasina, Steven Taylor and Sushil Adhikari. Technical note: thermal decomposition behavior of loblolly pine stemwood, bark and limbs/foliage using TGA and DSC techniques. Trans of ASABE. Vol. 58(2), pp. 509-518.

60. Liang Cheng*, Sushil Adhikari, Zhouhong Wang*, Yulong Ding. Dynamic variation of fuel properties of tonkin cane (pseudosasa amabilis) during maturation. Energy & Fuels. Vol. 29(4), pp. 2408–2415

59. Yusuf Celikbag, Thomas Robinson, Brian Via, Sushil Adhikari and Maria Auad.  Pyrolysis oil substituted epoxy resin: improved ratio optimization and crosslinking efficiency. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Vol. 132(28), pp. 42239.

58. Harideepan Ravindran*, Suchithra Thangalazhy-Gopakumar*, Sushil Adhikari, Oladiran Fasina, Maobing Tu, Brian Via, Emily Carter, and Steven Taylor. 2015. Production of bio-oil from underutilized forest biomass using an auger reactor. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery Utilization and Environmental Effects. Vol. 37 (7), pp. 750-757.  DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2011.613894

57. Sneha Neupane*, Sushil Adhikari, Zhouhong Wang, Art J. Ragauskas and Yunqiao Pu. Effect of torrefaction on biomass structure and hydrocarbons production from fast pyrolysis. 2015. Green Chemistry. 2015, 17(4), pp 2406-2417.

56. Ravishankar Mahadevan*, Rajdeep Shakya*, Sneha Neupane* and Sushil Adhikari. Physical and chemical properties and accelerated aging test of bio-oil produced from in-situ catalytic pyrolysis in a bench-scale fluidized bed reactor. Energy & Fuels. 2015, 29 (2), pp 841–848.

2014

55. Shyamsundar Ayalur Chattanathan*, Sushil Adhikari, Matthew McVey and Oladiran Fasina. Hydrogen production from biogas reforming and the effect of H2S on CH4 conversion. 2014 International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 2014 (39), pp. 19905-19911.

54. Yusuf Celikbag, Brian Via, Sushil Adhikari and Yonnie Wu. Effect of liquefaction temperature on hydroxyl groups of bio-oil from loblolly pine (Pinus taeda). Bioresource Technology. Vol. 169, 808-811.

53. Daniel Mullenix, Sushil Adhikari, Max Runge, Timothy McDonald, Ahjeong Sun, Mark Dougherty and John Fulton. Small-scale biodiesel production: a case study of on-farm economics. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 2014. 30(4), pp. 585-592.

52. Sushil Adhikari, Vaishnavi Srinivasan*, Oladiran Fasina. 2014. Catalytic pyrolysis of raw and thermally treated lignin using different acidic zeolites. Energy & Fuels. 2014, 28 (7), pp 4532–4538.

51. Gurdeep Hehar, Oladiran Fasina, Sushil Adhikari, John Fulton. Ignition and volatilization behavior of dust from loblolly pine wood. Fuel Processing Technology. Vol. 127, pp.117-123.

50. Nourredine Abdoulmoumine*, Avanti Kulkarni*, and Sushil Adhikari. 2014. Effect of temperature and equivalence ratio on primary gases and contaminants in a bench-scale fluidized bed gasifier from pine. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2014, 53 (14), pp 5767–5777.

49. Vaishnavi Srinivasan*, Sushil Adhikari, Shyamsundar Ayalur Chattanathan, Maobing Tu, Sunkyu Park. 2014. Catalytic pyrolysis of raw and thermally treated cellulose using different acidic zeolites. BioEnergy Research. DOI 10.1007/s12155-014-9426-8. Vol. 28 (7), pp. 4532–4538.

48. Dongxu Cao, Maobing Tu, Rui Xie, Jing Li, Yonnie Wu and Sushil Adhikari. 2014. Ihinbitory activity of carbonyl compounds on alcoholic fermentation by saccharomyces cerevisiae. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2014, 62, pp 918-926

2013

47. Narendra Sadhwani*, Zheng Liu, Mario M Eden and Sushil Adhikari. 2013. Simulation, analysis and assessment of CO2 enhanced biomass gasification. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. Vol. (32) pp. 421-426

46. Chad L. Carter*, Nourredine Abdoulmoumine*, Avanti Kulkarni* and Sushil Adhikari, and Oladiran Fasina. 2013. Physicochemical properties of thermally treated biomass and energy requirement for torrefaction. Trans of ASABE. Vol. 56(3). pp. 1093-1100.

45. Jacob Wadkins, Anshu Shrestha, Oladiran Fasina, Sushil Adhikari, and Steve Taylor. 2013. Frictional properties of ground loblolly pine chips. Auburn University Journal of Undergraduate Research (AUJUS), 2: 26-31.

44. Brian Via, Sushil Adhikari, and Steven Taylor. 2013. Modeling for proximate analysis and heating value of torrefied biomass with vibration spectroscopy. Bioresource Technology. Vol. 133, pp. 1-8. 

43. Mi Li, Maobing Tu, Dongxu Cao, Patrick Bass, and Sushil Adhikari. 2013. Distinct roles of residual xylan and lignin in limiting enzymatic hydrolysis of organosolv pretreated loblolly pine and sweetgum. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Vol. 61 (3), pp 646–654

42. Xuepeng Yang, Maobing Tu, Rui Xie, Sushil Adhikari, and Zhaohui Tong. 2013 A comparison of three pH control methods for revealing effects of undissociated butyric acid on specific butanol production rate in batch fermentation of Clostridium acetobutylicum. AMB Express. Vol. 3(1) PP. 1-8. doi: 10.1186/2191-0855-3-3.

41. Harideepan Ravindran *, Sushil Adhikari, Suchithra Gopakumar*, Oladiran Fasina, Steven Taylor, and Maobing Tu. 2013. Co-Processing of Woody Biomass and Poultry Litter for Bio-oil Production with high pH. Trans. of ASABE, Vol. 56(1), pp. 231-236.

2012

40. Vaishnavi Srinivasan*, Sushil Adhikari, Shyamsundar Ayalur Chattanathan and Sunkyu Park. 2012. Catalytic pyrolysis of torrefied biomass for hydrocarbons production. Energy & Fuels Vol. 26 (12), pp 7347–7353

 39. Shyamsundar Ayalur Chattanathan*, Sushil Adhikari, Steven Taylor. 2012. Conversion of carbon dioxide and methane in biomass synthesis gas for liquid fuels production. Int. J of Hydrogen Energy Vol. 37, pp. 18031-18039

38. Suchithra Thangalazhy-Gopakumar*, Sushil Adhikari, and Ram B. Gupta, 2012. Catalytic pyrolysis of biomass over H+ZSM-5 under hydrogen pressure. Energy & Fuels DOI: 10.1021/ef3008213. Vol. 26(8), pp. 5300-5306.

37. Nourredine Abdoulmoumine*, Avanti Kulkarni*, Sushil Adhikari, Steven Taylor, and Edward Loewenstein. Economic analysis of municipal power generation from gasification of urban green wastes: case study of Fultondale, Alabama. Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining. Vol. 6(5), pp. 521-533.

36. Suchithra Thangalazhy-Gopakumar*, Sushil Adhikari, Shyamsundar Ayalur Chattanathan* and Ram B. Gupta, 2012. Catalytic pyrolysis of green algae for hydrocarbon production using H+ZSM-5 catalyst. Bioresource Technology Vol. 118, pg. 150-157.

35. Shyamsundar Ayalur Chattanathan*, Sushil Adhikari, and Nourredine Abdoulmoumine, 2012. A review on current status of hydrogen production from bio-oil. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. Vol. 16, pp. 2366-2372.

2011

34. Thomas J. Robinson, Brian. K. Via, Oladiran. Fasina, Sushil Adhikari, and Emily Carter, 2011. Impregnation of bio-oil from small diameter pine into wood for moisture resistance. BioResources. Vol. 6(4), pp. 4747-4761.

33. Gopal Gautam*, Sushil Adhikari, Suchithra Thangalazhy-Gopakumar, Christian Brodbeck, Sushil Bhavnani, and Steven Taylor, 2011. Tar analysis in syngas derived from pelletized biomass in a commercial stratified downdraft gasifier. BioResources. Vol. 6(4), pp. 4652-4661.

32. Gopal Gautam*, Sushil Adhikari, Christian Brodbeck, Sushil Bhavnani, Oladiran Fasina, and Steven Taylor, 2011. Gasification of wood chips, agricultural residues and waste using a downdraft commercial gasifier. Trans of ASABE Vol. 54(5).1801-1807.

31. Agus Haryanto, Sandun Fernando, S. D. Filip To, P. Steele, Lester Pordesimo, and Sushil Adhikari, 2011. High temperature water gas shift reaction over nickel catalysts for hydrogen production: effect of supports, ghsv, metal loading, and dopant materials. J. Thermodynamics and Catalysis. Vol.2 (1): 106. doi:10.4172/2153-0645.1000106.

30. Brad Littlefield, Oladiran Fasina, Joe Shaw, Sushil Adhikari, and Brian K. Via, 2011. Physical and flow properties of pecan shells — particle size and moisture effects. Powder Technology. Vol. 212, pp.173-180.

29. Liang Wei, Anshu Shrestha, Maobing Tu and Sushil Adhikari, 2011. Effects of surfactant on biochemical and hydrothermal conversion of softwood hemicellulose to ethanol and furan derivatives. Process Biochemistry. Vol. 46(9), pp. 1785-1792.

28. Suchithra T. Gopakumar*, Sushil Adhikari, Ram B. Gupta, Maobing Tu and Steven Taylor. Production of Hydrocarbon Fuels from Biomass using Catalytic Pyrolysis under Helium and Hydrogen Environments. Bioresource Technology. Vol. 102, pp. 6472-6479

27. Rui Xie, Maobing Tu, Yonnie Wu and Sushil Adhikari. Improvement in HPLC Separation of Acetic Acid and Levulinic Acid in the Profiling of Biomass Hydrolysate. Bioresource Technology. Vol. 102(7), pp. 4938-4942

26. Suchithra T. Gopakumar*, Sushil Adhikari, Ram Gupta and Sandun Fernando. Influence of Pyrolysis Operating Conditions on Bio-Oil Components: A Microscale Study in a Pyroprobe. Energy & Fuels 25 (3), pp 1191–1199.

 

2010

25. Gayan Nawaratna, Sandun Fernando and Sushil Adhikari. Response of titanium isopropoxide-based heterogeneous amphiphilic-polymer-catalysts for transesterification. Energy & Fuels. Vol. 24, pp. 4123-4129.

24. Gayan Nawaratna, Sushil Adhikari, Donald E. Lacey and Sandun Fernando. Reforming glycerol under electro-statically charged surface conditions. Energy & Environmental Science. Vol. 3, pp. 1593-1599.

23. Suchithra T. Gopakumar*, Sushil Adhikari, Harideepan Ravindran, Ram B. Gupta, Oladiran Fasina, Maobing Tu and Sandun Fernando, 2010. Physiochemical properties of bio-oil produced at various temperatures from pine wood using an auger reactor. Bioresource Technology 101, pp. 8389–8395.

22. Gopal Gautam*, Sushil Adhikari and Sushil Bhavnani, 2010. Estimation of biomass synthesis gas composition using equilibrium modeling. Energy & Fuels 24 (4), pp. 2692–2698.

 

2009

21. Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and Agus Haryanto, 2009. Hydrogen production from glycerol: an update. Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 50, pp. 2600-2604.

20. Agus Haryanto, Sandun Fernando, Lester Pordesimo S. D. Filip To, Philip H. Steele and Sushil Adhikari, 2009. Hydrogen production through water gas shift reaction: thermodynamic equilibrium vs. experimental results over supported Ni catalysts. Energy & Fuels, Vol. 23 (6), pp 3097–3102.

19. Shetian Liu, Sanjana R. Musuku, Sushil Adhikari and Sandun Fernando, 2009. Adsorption of glycerol from biodiesel washwaters. Environment Technology, Vol. 30(5), pp. 505-510.

18. Agus Haryanto, Sandun Fernando, Lester Pordesimo and Sushil Adhikari, 2009. Upgrading of syngas derived from biomass gasification: a thermodynamic analysis. Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 33, pp. 882-889.

17. Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and Agus Haryanto, 2009. Kinetics and reactor modeling of hydrogen production from glycerol via steam reforming process over Ni/CeO2 catalysts. Chemical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 32(4), pp.1-8.

2008

16. Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, S. D. Filip To, R. Mark Bricka, Philip H. Steele, and Agus Haryanto, 2008. Conversion of glycerol to hydrogen via a steam reforming process over nickel catalysts. Energy & Fuels Vol. 22(2), pp. 1220-1226.

15. Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and Agus Haryanto, 2008. Hydrogen production from glycerin by steam reforming over nickel catalysts. Renewable Energy Vol. 33, pp. 1097-1100.

2007

14. Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and AgusHaryanto, 2007. Production of hydrogen by steam reforming of glycerin over alumina supported metal catalysts. Catalysis Today, Vol. 129 (3-4), pp. 355-364.

13. Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, Steven Gwaltney, S. D. Filip To, R. Mark Bricka, Philip H. Steele, and Agus Haryanto, 2007. A thermodynamic analysis of hydrogen production by steam reforming of glycerol. Int. Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 32(14), pp. 2875-2880.

12. Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and Agus Haryanto, 2007. Glycerin steam reforming for hydrogen production. Transactions of ASABE, Vol. 50(2), pp. 591-595.

11. Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and Agus Haryanto, 2007. A comparative thermodynamic and experimental analysis on hydrogen production by steam reforming of glycerin. Energy & Fuels, Vol. 21(4), pp. 2306-2310.

10. Agus Haryanto, Sandun Fernando, and Sushil Adhikari, 2007. Ultrahigh temperature water gas shift catalysts to increase hydrogen yield from biomass gasification. Catalysis Today, Vol. 129 (3-4), pp. 269-274.

9. Ram M. Shrestha, Nazrul Islam, N. T. Kim Oanh, Sushil Adhikari, Sudhakar Yedla, Kejun Jiang, Ucok Siagian, Nguyen Dinh Tuan, and Joy Abrenica, 2007. Strategies for the promotion of cleaner and energy efficient technologies in the urban transport system in selected Asian cities. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, Vol. 30, pp. 45-58.

8. Sandun Fernando, Sushil Adhikari, Kiran Kota, and Ranjitha Bandi, 2007. Glycerol based automotive fuels from future biorefineries. Fuel, Vol. 86 (17-18), pp.2806-2809.

 

2006

7. Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and Mark Novotny, 2006. Nanoparticles production from glycerin via electrospray and size measurement. Transactions of ASABE, Vol. 49 (4), pp. 1269-1272.

6. Sandun Fernando, Sushil Adhikari, Chauda Chandrapal, and Naveen Murali, 2006. Biorefineries: current status, challenges and future direction. Energy & Fuels, Vol. 20 (4), pp. 1727-1737. Highly accessed article in 2006

5. Sushil Adhikari and Sandun Fernando, 2006. Hydrogen separation techniques. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 45, pp. 875-881. (Note: This publication was among the top 20 most accessed articles published by the journal and the 6th most accessed article during the year 2006.)

4. Sandun Fernando, Milford Hanna, and Sushil Adhikari. 2006. Lubricity characteristics of selected vegetable oils, animal fats and their derivatives. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, Vol. 23 (1), pp. 5-11.

 

2005

3. Ram M. Shrestha, Gabrial Anandarajah, Sushil Adhikari, Kejun Jiang and Zhu Songli, 2005. Energy and environmental implications of NOx emission reduction from the transport sector of Beijing: a least-cost planning analysis. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Vol.10, pp.1-11. (Note: This publication was among the top 20 most accessed articles published by the journal in 2005, 2006 and 2007; the sixth most accessed article during the year 2005 and the fourth most accessed article in the year 2006.).

2. Agus Haryanto, Sandun Fernando, Naveen Murali, and Sushil Adhikari, 2005. Current status of hydrogen production techniques by steam reforming of ethanol: a review. Energy & Fuels, Vol. 19, pp. 2098-2106. Highly accessed article in 2005/2006.

 

2003

1. Sushil Adhikari, S. Kumar, and Pinij Siripuekpong, 2003. Performance of household grid-connected PV system in Thailand. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, Vol. 11: pp.1-8.

Last Updated: Jul 06, 2016