Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  • Sanyal, O., Liu, Z., Meharg, B. M., Liao, W., Ilsoon L. 2015. Development of polyelectrolyte multilayer membranes to improve COD removal of electrocoagulation treated high-strength wastewater. Journal of Membrane Science (In press)

  • MacLellan, J., Chen, R., Yue, Z.B., Kraemer, R., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2015. Effects of protein and lignin on cellulose and xylan analyses of lignocellulosic biomass. Journal of Integrative Agriculture (In press)

  • Wang, X. Q., Ruan, Z. H., Sears, B. B., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2015. Transgenic expression of a bacterial thermophilic amylase in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii chloroplast. BioEnergy Research 8(2), 527-536

  • Zhong, Y., Roman, M. B., Zhong, Y., Archer, S., Chen, R., Deitz, L., Hochhalter, D., Balaze, K., Sperry M., Werner, E., Kirk, D., Liao, W. 2015. Using anaerobic digestion of organic wastes to biochemically store solar thermal energy. Journal of Energy 83, 638-646

  • Ruan, Z., Hollinshead, W., Isaguirre, C., Tang, Y. J., Liao, W., Liu, Y. 2015. Effects of inhibitory compounds in lignocellulosic hydrolysates on Mortierella isabellina growth and carbon utilization. Bioresource Technology 183, 18-24

  • Chen, R., Rojas-Downing, M., Zhong, Y., Saffron, C., Liao, W. 2015. Life cycle assessment of anaerobic co-digestion of dairy manure and food waste. Journal of Industrial Biotechnology 11(2), 127-139

  • Hussain J., Liu, Y., Araujo-Lopes, W., de-Souze, C. O., de-Carvalho, G. C., Nascimento, I. A., Liao, W. 2015. Effects of different lipid extraction methods on algal lipid yield, fatty acid profile and biodiesel quality. Journal of Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 175(6), 3048-3057

  • Wang, X., Ruan, Z., Sheridan, P., Boileaud, D., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2015. Two-stage photautotrophic cultivation to improve carbohydrate production in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Biomass and Bioenergy 74, 280-287

  • Liu, Z., Stromberg, D., Liu, X., Liao, W., Liu, Y. 2015. A new multiple-stage electrocoagulation process on anaerobic digestion effluent to simultaneously reclaim water and clean up biogas. Journal of Hazardous Materials 285, 483-490

  • Zhong, Y., Ruan, Z., Zhong, Y., Archer, S., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2015. A self-sustaining advanced lignocellulosic biofuel production by integration of anaerobic digestion and aerobic fungal fermentation. Bioresource Technology 179, 173-179

  • Hussain, J., Ruan, Z., Nascimento, I. A., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2014. Lipid profiling and corresponding biodiesel quality of Mortierella isabellina using different drying and extraction methods. Bioresource Technology 169, 768-772

  • Nascimento, I. A., Izabel-Marques, S. S., de-Carvalho, G. C., Druzian, J. I., de-Souza, C. O., Nascimento, M. A., Hussain, J., Liao, W. 2014. Microalgae versus land-crops as feedstock for biodiesel: productivity, quality and compliance to standards. BioEnergy Research 7,1002-1013

  • Chen, R., Thomas, B. D., Liu, Y., Mulbry, W., Liao, W. 2014. Effects of algal hydrolysate as reaction medium on enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocelluloses. Biomass and Bioenergy 67,72-78

  • Ruan, Z., Zanotti, M., Archer, S., Liao, W., Liu, Y. 2014. Oleaginous fungal lipid fermentation on combined acid- and alkali-pretreated corn stover hydrolysate for advanced biofuel production. Bioresource Technology 163,12-17

  • Zhang, L., Wang, X. Q., Ruan, Z. H., Liu, Y., Niu, X. R., Yue, Z. B., Liao, W., Liu, Y. 2014. Fungal cellulase/xylanase production and corresponding hydrolysis using pretreated corn stover as substrates. Journal of Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 172(2), 1045-1054

  • Yue, Z. B., MacLellan, J., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2013. Effects of corn stover as carbon supplement on an integrated anaerobic digestion and ethanol fermentation process. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 5, 063116

  • Jue, L., Weerasiri, R. R., Liu, Y., Wang, W., Ji, S. W., Lee, I. 2013. Enzyme production by the mixed fungal culture with nano-shear pretreated biomass and lignocellulose hydrolysis. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 110(8), 2123-2130.

  • Liu, Z. G., Ruan, Z. H., Xiao, Y., Yi, Y., Tang, Y., Liao, W., Liu, Y. 2013. Integration of sewage sludge digestion with advanced fuel synthesis. Bioresource Technology 132, 166-170.

  • MacLellan, J., Chen, R., Kraemer, R., Zhong, Y., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2013. Anaerobic treatment of lignocellulosic material to co-produce methane and digested fiber for ethanol biorefining. Bioresource Technology 130, 418-423.

  • Ruan, Z. H., Zanotti, M., Ducey, C., Liao, W., Liu, Y. 2013. Co-hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass for microbial lipid accumulation. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 110(4), 1039-1049. (Spotlight of the journal)

  • Yue, Z. B., Chen, R., Yang, F., MacLellan, J., Marsh, T., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2013. Effects of dairy manure and corn stover co-digestion on anaerobic microbes and corresponding digestion performance. Bioresource Technology 128, 65-71.

  • Mulbry, W., Reeves, J., Liu, Y., Ruan, Z., Liao, W. 2012. Near- and mid-infrared spectroscopic determination of algal composition. Journal of Applied Phycology 24(5), 1261-1267.

  • Chen, R., Yue, Z., Dietz L., Liu, Y., Mulbry, W., Liao. W. 2012. Use of an algal hydrolysate to improve enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulose. Bioresource Technology 108, 149-154.

  • Chen, R., Li, R., Dietz, L., Liu, Y., Stevenson, J., Liao, W. 2012. Freshwater algal cultivation with animal waste for nutrient removal and biomass accumulation. Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy 39, 128-138.

  • Zhang, L., Liu, Y., Niu, X., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2012. Effects of acid and alkali treated lignocellulosic materials on cellulase/xylanase production by Trichoderma reesei Rut C-30 and corresponding enzymatic hydrolysis. Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy 37, 16-24.

  • Frear, C., Liao, W., Ewing, T., Chen, S. 2011. Evaluation of co-digestion at a commercial dairy anaerobic digester. Journal of CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water 39(7), 697-704.

  • Yue, Z., Teater, C., MacLellan, J., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2011. Development of a new bioethanol feedstock – anaerobically digested fiber from confined dairy operations using different digestion configurations. Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy 35, 1946-1953.

  • Li, Z., Liu, Y., Liao, W., Chen, S., Zemetra, R. S. 2011. Bioethanol production using genetically modified and mutant wheat and barley straws. Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy 35, 542-548.

  • Teater, C., Yue, Z., MacLellan, J., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2011. Assessing solid digestate from anaerobic digestion as feedstock for ethanol production. Bioresource Technology 102, 1856-1862.

  • Liao, W.,Frear, C., Oakley, K., Chen, S. 2010. Leaching-bed reactor for producing stabilized plant growing media from dairy manure. Biosystems Engineering 106, 278-285.

  • Yue, Z., Teater, C., Liu, Y., MacLellan, J., Liao, W. 2010. A sustainable pathway of cellulosic ethanol production integrating anaerobic digestion with biorefining. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 105(6) 1031-1039.

  • Safferman, S., Liao, W., Saffron, C. 2009. Engineering the Bioeconomy. Journal of Environmental Engineering – ASCE 135(11), 1085-1085.

  • Liu, Y., Miller, S., Safferman, S. 2009. Screening co-digestion of food waste water with manure for biogas production, Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining, 3 (1), 11-19

Other publications

  • Steven I. Safferman, Louis L. Faivor, David M. Wall (2009), Results of Biogas Potential Project, Michigan Agri-Engergy Conference
  • Liao, W (2008), A Primer on Anaerobic Digestion. The Scoop 2(4) 1