David Hodge


Biomass Conversion; Biobased Industrial Products; Biotechnology; Energy Production; Process Optimization, Modeling, and Control.

Liu T, Williams DL, Pattathil S, Li M, Hahn MG, Hodge DB (2014). Coupling alkaline pre-extraction with oxidative post-treatment of corn stover to enhance enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentability. Biotechnol Biofuels. 7, 48
Williams DL and Hodge DB. (2014). Impacts of delignification and hot water pretreatment on the water induced cell wall swelling behavior of grasses and its relation to cellulolytic enzyme hydrolysis and binding. Cellulose. 21(1):221-235.
Sato TK, Liu T, Parreiras LS, Williams DL, Wohlbach DJ, Bice BD, Breuer RJ, Breuer RJ, Ong IS, Qin L, Bulsalacchi D, Deshpande S, Daum C, Gasch AP, Hodge DB (2014). Harnessing genetic diversity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae for improved fermentation of xylose in hydrolysates of alkaline hydrogen peroxide pretreated biomass. Appl Env Microbiol. 80(2):540-554.
Stoklosa RJ, Velez J, Kelkar S, Saffron CM, Thies MC, Hodge DB (2013). Correlating lignin structural features to phase partitioning behavior in a novel aqueous fractionation of softwood Kraft black liquor. Green Chem. 15(10):2904-2912
Li Z, Chen CH, Li Z, Hegg E, Hodge DB. (2013). Rapid and effective oxidative pretreatment of woody biomass at mild reaction conditions and low oxidant loadings. Biotechnol Biofuels. 6(1), 119.
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Colorado State University 2005
M.S., Chemical Engineering, Colorado State University 2002
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Auburn University 1999
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