• Exploiting Anaerobes for Biomass Breakdown and Sustainable Chemistry 

      O'Malley, Michelle (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-08-26)
      Renewable chemicals derived from plant biomass (mainly composed of cellulose and lignin) are attractive alternatives to those made from petroleum. To produce chemicals from biomass, enzymes are used to break down cellulose ...
    • Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass and Catalytic Hydrotreating to Hydrocarbon Fuels 

      Elliott, Douglas C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-10-23)
      Biomass is a renewable source of carbon, which could provide a means to reduce the greenhouse gas impact from fossil fuels in the transportation sector. Recycling of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, either by direct ...
    • New Heterogeneous Catalysts for Converting Sugars in Aqueous Media 

      Davis, Mark E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-10)
      The isomerization of glucose into fructose is a large-scale reaction for the production of high-fructose corn syrup and recently is being considered as an intermediate step in the possible route of biomass to fuels and ...