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2013 Publications

A listing of research and refereed publications for 2013 as a result of faculty research in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Penn State.

Refereed publications

  • Asem-Hiablie, S., C.D. Church, H.A. Elliott, N.W. Shappell, H.L. Schoenfuss, P. Drechsel, C.F. Williams, A.L. Knopf, and M.Y.Dabie. 2013. Serum estrogenicity and biological responses in African catfish raised in wastewater ponds in Ghana. Science Total Environ. 463-464: 1182-1191.
  • Byler L., Kiernan N.E., Steel J.S., Neiner P., Murphy D.J.  2013. Beginning Farmers: Will They Face Up to Safety and Health Hazards?  Journal of Extension, 51(6): Article # 6FEA10.
  • Camargo, G.T.T., M.R. Ryan and T.L. Richard. 2013. Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from crop production using the Farm Energy Analysis Tool. Bioscience. Abstract.
  • Choi, W., S. Jun, L. T. Nguyen, N. Rungraeng, H. Yi, S. Balasubramanian, V. M. Puri, and J. Lee. 2013. 3D Milk fouling modeling of plate heat exchangers with different surface finishes using computational fluid dynamics codes. Journal of Food Process Engineering, 36(4): 439-449.
  • Diehl, B. G., N. R. Brown, C. W. Frantz, M. R. Lumadue, and F. S. Cannon.   2013.  Effects of pyrolysis temperature on the chemical composition of refined softwood and hardwood lignins.  Carbon 60: 531-537.  External Link
  • Gall, H. E., J. Park, C. J. Harman, P. S. C. Rao, and J. Jawitz. 2013. Landscape filtering of hydrologic and biogeochemical responses in managed landscapes. Journal of Landscape Ecology. 28: 651-664.
  • Glanville, T.D., H.K. Ahn, T.L. Richard, J.D. Harmon, D.L. Reynolds, and S. Akinc. 2013. Effect of envelope material on biosecurity during emergency bovine mortality composting. Bioresource Technology. 130:543–551
  • Ercan, D. and A. Demirci. 2013. Production of human lysozyme in biofilm reactor and optimization of growth parameters of Kluyveromyces lactis K7. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 97:6211–6221.
  • Espah Borujeni, A., A.S. Channarasappa, and H.M. Salis. 2013. Translation rate is controlled by coupled trade-offs between site accessibility, selective RNA unfolding, and sliding at upstream standby sites. Nucleic Acid Research, v41 (21). 14 pages.
  • Fang C., B. G. Diehl, J. L. Hill, N. R. Brown, and M. Tien.  2013.  Covalent bond formation between amino acids and lignin:  Cross-coupling between proteins and lignin.  Phytochemistry 96: 449-456.  External Link
  • Feyereisen, G.W., G.T.T. Camargo, R.E. Baxter, J.M. Baker and T.L. Richard. 2013. Cellulosic biofuel potential of a winter rye double crop across the U.S. corn-soybean belt. Agronomy Journal.
  • Gething, B.A. J.J. Janowiak, and J.J. Morrell. 2013. Using computational modeling to enhance the understanding of the flow of supercritical carbon dioxide in wood materials. J. of Supercritical Fluids. 82(2013):27-33.
  • Glanville, T.D., H.K. Ahn, T.L. Richard, J.D. Harmon, D.L. Reynolds, and S. Akinc.  2013.
  • Gu, J. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. Polylactic acid composites incorporating casein functionalized cellulose nanowhiskers. Journal of Biological Engineering. 7(1):31.
  • Gu, J. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. The impact of cellulose structure on binding interactions with hemicellulose and pectin. Cellulose. 1-15.
  • Gu, J., J. M. Catchmark, Edward Q. Kaiser, and Douglas D. Archibald. 2013. Quantification of cellulose nanowhiskers sulfate esterification levels. Carbohydrate Polymers. 90(2):1809–1816.
  • Guo, J. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. Binding Specificity and Thermodynamics of Cellulose-Binding Modules from Trichoderma reesei Cel7A and Cel6A. Biomacromolecules.14 (5):1268–1277.
  • Guo, J., J. M. Catchmark, M. N. A. Mohamed, A. J. Benesi , M. Tien †, T. H. Kao, H. D. Watts, and J. D. Kubicki. 2013. Identification and Characterization of a Cellulose Binding Heptapeptide Revealed by Phage Display. Biomacromolecules. 14 (6):1795–1805.
  • Hu, Y., J. M. Catchmark and E. Vogler. 2013. Factors impacting the formation of sphere-like bacterial cellulose particles and their biocompatibility for human osteoblast growth. Biomacromolecules 14(10):3444 – 3452.
  • Jaiswal, D. and H.A. Elliott. 2013. Applicability of phosphorus site indices to wastewater effluent-irrigated cropland.  J. Soil Water Conserv. 68(3):228-237.
  • Lin, S. P., I. L. Calvar, J. M. Catchmark, J. R. Liu, A. Demirci, and K. C. Cheng. 2013. Biosynthesis, production and applications of bacterial cellulose. Cellulose. 20:2191–2219.
  • Mebane, V.J., R.L. Day, J.M. Hamlett, J.E. Watson, and G.W. Roth.  2013. Validating the FAO AquaCrop Model for rainfed maize in Pennsylvania.  Agronomy Journal. 105(2): 419-427. 
  • Mishra, N. and V. M. Puri. 2013. Modeling the inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes by combined high pressure and temperature using Weibull model. Journal of Food Process Engineering, 36: 598-607.
  • Mishra, N., V. M. Puri and A. Demirci. 2013. Inactivation and injury of Listeria monocytogenes under combined effect of pressure and temperature in UHT whole milk. Journal of Food Process Engineering, 36(3): 374-384.
  • Pandeya, A. and V. M. Puri. 2013. Feasibility of relationships between tablet quality parameters and mechanical properties of dry powder formulation. KONA (Powder and Particle) 30:211-220.
  • Park, J., H. E. Gall, D. Niyogi, and P. S. C. Rao. 2013. Temporal trajectories of wet deposition across hydro-climatic regimes: Role of urbanization and regulations at U.S. and East Asia sites. Atmospheric Environment. 70: 280-288.
  • Pin H., F. S. Cannon, C. Nieto-Delgado, N. R. Brown, and X. Gu.  2013.  Effect of preparation protocol on anchoring quaternary ammonium/epoxide-forming compound into granular activated carbon for perchlorate adsorption:  Enhancement by Response Surface Methodology. Chemical Engineering Journal 223: 309-317
  • Pin H., F. S. Cannon, N. R. Brown, T. Byrne, X. Gu, and C. Nieto-Delgado.  2013.  Granular activated carbon anchored with quaternary ammonium/epoxide-forming compounds to enhance perchlorate removal from groundwater.  Carbon 53: 197-207.
  • Simmons, C.W., H. Guo, J.T. Claypool, M.N. Marshall, K.M. Perano, J.J. Stapleton, and J.S. VanderGheynst.  2013.  Managing compost stability and amendment to soil to enhance soil heating during soil solarization. Waste Management 33: 1090-1096.
  • Taylor, M. and H.A. Elliott. 2013. Influence of water treatment residual on dewaterability of wastewater biosolids. Water Sci & Tech. 67(1):180-186.
  • Wang, X., S. R. S. Dev, A. Demirci, R. E. Graves, and V. M. Puri. 2013. Electrolyzed oxidizing water for cleaning-in-place of on-farm milking systems – Performance, evaluation and assessment. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 29(5): 717-726.
  • Yi X., C. F. Chen, T. P. Thomas, P. Azadi, B. Diehl, C. J. Tsai, N. Brown, J. Carlson, M. Tien, and H. Liang.  2013.   Wood chemistry analysis and expression profiling of a poplar clone expressing tyrosine-rich peptide.  Plant Cell Reports 32(12): 1827-1841.  doi:10. 1007/ s00299-013-1496-0
  • Yi, H. and V. M. Puri. 2013. Stress gradient within powder en masse during hydrostatic compression. Powder Technology, 239: 47-55.
  • Yi, H. and V. M. Puri. 2013. Contributions of the mechanical properties of major structural polysaccharides to the stiffness of a primary cell wall network model. American Journal of Botany (DOI:10.3732/ajb.1300315.)
  • Yoder A.M., Sorensen J.A., Foster F., Myers M., Murphy D.J., Cook C., May, Jenkins P.  2013. Selecting Target Populations for ROPS Retrofit Programs in Pennsylvania and Vermont. J Agr. Safety and Health, 19(3): 175-190.
  • Zamil, S. M., M. A. Haque, H. Yi, and V.M. Puri. 2013. Characterizing microscale biological samples under tensile loading - Stress-strain behavior of onion outer epidermal cell wall fragment. American Journal of Botany, 100(6): 1105-1115.
  • Zhang, G., J. M. Hamlett, P. Reed, and Y. Tang. 2013. Multi-objective optimization of low impact development designs in an urbanizing watershed. Open Journal of Optimization, 2: 95-108.

Conference proceedings, non-refereed papers, and reports to sponsors

  •  Baugher, T.A., P.H. Heinemann, J.S. Schupp, and K.M. Lewis. 2013. Innovations in peach thinning. Compact Fruit. 46(3):23-25.
  • Can, F. O., A. Demirci, V. M. Puri, and H. Gourama. 2013. Surface decontamination of hard cheeses by pulsed UV-light. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 13-090. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 7 pp.
  • Can, F. Ozge, A. Demirci, V. M. Puri, and H. Gourama. 2013. Surface decontamination of hard cheeses by pulsed UV-light. NABEC/CSBE Paper #13-090, p 12. NABEC 2013, Northeast Agricultural Biological Engineering Conference, Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA. June 16-19, 2013.
  • Coban, H. B. and A. Demirci. 2013. Production of phytase by microbial submerged fermentation and optimization of process conditions. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 13-042. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 9 pp. 
  • Coban, H. B., A. Demirci, P. Patterson, and R. J. Ellias. 2013. Conversion of phenylalanine to phenylpyruvic acid by microbial fermentation. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 13-071. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 8 pp.
  • Demirci, A., E. Hovingh, R. Roberts, R. Graves, D. Wolfgang, C. DebRoy, R. Radhakrishna, B.  Jayarao. 2013. Milking safety improvements for milking equipment and raw milk production.  USDA – Special Research Grants. Final Report. 7 pp.
  • Dev. S.R.S., A. Demirci, R. E. Graves, and V. M. Puri. 2013. Mathematical modeling and optimization of clean-in-place by using electrolyzed oxidizing water for a pilot- scale milking system. ASABE Paper No. 131592861. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph,  MI. 23 pp.
  • Ercan, D. and A. Demirci. 2013. Fed-batch fermentation for human lysozyme production by Kluyveromyces lactis K7 in biofilm reactors. ASABE Paper No. 131594534. American Society  of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 7 pp.
  • Ercan, D. and A. Demirci. 2013. Fed-batch fermentation for human lysozyme production by Kluyveromyces lactis K7 in biofilm reactors. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 13-067. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 7 pp.
  • Ercan, D. and A. Demirci. 2013. Optimization of human lysozyme production by Kluyveromyces lactis k7 in biofilm reactors. ASABE Paper No. 131594263. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 9 pp.
  • Ercan, D. and A. Demirci. 2013. Optimization of human lysozyme production by Kluyveromyces lactis K7 in biofilm reactors. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 13-083. American Society of  Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 10 pp. 
  • Fang, L. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. Structure characterization of bacterial cellulose during dehydration process. 2013. ASABE Annual Meeting paper, Kansas City, MO. ASABE Paper Number: 1596474
  • Gu, J. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. The adsorption of xyloglucan and pectin to model crystalline and amorphous cellulose substrates.  ASABE Annual Meeting paper, Kansas City, MO. Paper number 131600238.
  • Hilton, R., D. Ciolkosz, D. Swomley, H. Yi, V. M. Puri, G. Roth. 2013. Farm-scale biomass pelletizer performance for switchgrass pellet production. ASABE Paper Number 1598515. ASABE, St. Joseph, MI. p 13.
  • Izmirlioglu, G. and A. Demirci. 2013. Selection of plastic composite support (PCS) for biofilm reactors for ethanol fermentation. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 13-069. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 13 pp.
  • Janowiak, J.J., Dubey, M., Hoover, K., Mack, R. and P. Elder. 2013 Comparative Study of Radio-Frequency (RF) & Microwave (MW) Heating  of Wood in Compliance with ISPM-15 Phytosanitary Treatment.  International Forest Quarantine Research Group Meeting. Qingdao, China. October.
  • Karamchandani, A., H. Yi, and V. M. Puri. 2013. Predictive relationships among mechanical properties of corn stover grind and quality of densified biomass pellets. NABEC/CSBE Paper #13-004, p 6. NABEC 2013, Northeast Agricultural Biological Engineering Conference, Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA. June 16-19, 2013.
  • Karamchandani, A., H. Yi, V. M. Puri. 2013. Determination of optimum densification conditions for production of corn stover pellets. ASABE Paper Number 1592132. ASABE, St. Joseph, MI. p 5.
  • Kinne, B., Bonosf, S., Caffertye, K., Ciolkosz, D., Jacobson, M., Kalavacharla, V. Kemanian, A., Langholtz, M., Leahy, J., Lindenfeld. L, Marrison, D., Murphy, D., Selfa, T., Smart, L., Spatari, S., Thomchick, E., Volk, T., Wang, J., and T.L. Richard.  2013.  Growing a Sustainable Bioenergy Industry for the Northeast.  AAIC –AFRI Proceedings of the Seventh National New Crops Symposium New Crops: Bioenergy, Biomaterials, and Sustainability, October 12-16, 2013, Washington, D.C. 
  • Lin, F. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. Structure characterization of bacterial cellulose during dehydration process. ASABE Annual Meeting paper, Kansas City, MO. Paper number 131596474.
  • Marshall, M.N., T.R. Rumsey, J.J. Stapleton, and J.S. VanderGheynst.  2013.  A predictive model for soil temperature during solarization and model validation at two California field sites.  Transactions of the ASABE 56: 117-133.
  • Michael, J. Mina, O. and Shahri, M. 2013. “The Impacts of Entrepreneurship and Knowledge Resources on Firm Performance: Results from the Pallet and Container Industry”.  Report to the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association.
  • Michael, S., Michael, J.H., Culbertson, K.D., and Evans, D.T.  2013. “The Case for a Scholarship of Business Practice in Landscape Architecture”.   Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, 2013 Conference. 
  • Murphy D.J., Fetzer L.M., Yoder A.M. 2013. Farm & Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH): The New Frontier for Agricultural Safety and Health, Poster R-43. Abstract printed p 103.  Galaxy IV Poster Session #3, Sept. 19.  Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Ray, C.D., Anil, S., Ma, L., Shahidi, S., Hoover, K., and J. J. Janowiak. 2013. “LCA and Cost Comparison of Current and Proposed Pallet Types and Treatment Methods.” National Wooden Pallet and Container Association Annual Leadership Conference. Orlando, FL, USA. February.
  • Shahidi, S., Ray, C.D.*, Janowiak, J.J., and K. Hoover. 2013. “Comparison of the Potential Environmental Impacts of Phytosanitary Treatment of Wooden Pallets.” National Wooden Pallet and Container Association Annual Leadership Conference. Orlando, FL, USA. February.
  • Shortle, J., Z. Kaufman, D. Abler, J. Harper, J. Hamlett, and M. Royer.  2013.  Building Capacity to Analyze the Economic Impacts of Nutrient Trading and Other Policy Approaches for Reducing Agriculture’s Nutrient Discharge into the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.  Final Report; Prepared for the Penn State – USDA Office of the Chief Economist Cooperative Agreement No. 58-0111-11-006.  University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences.
  • Smith, P. K. Gagnon, S. Cline, S. Wertz, W. Shi, M. Chen, J. Schmitt, R. Pelton, L. Chen, J. Moroney, I. Ibarrola, V. Yadama, M. Wolcott, N. Lovrich, J. Pierce, N. Martinkus, S. Brown, M. Gaffney, S. Hoard, A. Hawkins, G. Johnston, T. Smith, T. Laninga, D. Saul, Stanley Asah, and S. Dasmohapatra.  2013.  NARAS Aug. – Nov. 2013 progress report. Prepared for USDA-NIFA under Award Number 2011-68005-304-16.  Dec. 19,2013.  62 pp.
  • Smith, P., K. Gagnon, A. Kulkami, W. Shi, I Eastin, I. Ganguly, V. Yadama, M. Wolcott, N. Lovirich, J. Pierce, N. Martinkus, S. Brown, M. Gaffney, A. Hawkins, J. Scheib, T. Smith, M. Kilpo, H. Lahd, and R. Olsen.  2012.  NARA Apr. – June quarterly progress report.  Prepared for USDA_NIFA under Award Number 2011-68005-304-16.  July 215, 2013. 24 pp.
  • Smith, P., K. Gagnon, A. Kulkami, W. Shi, I Eastin, I. Ganguly, V. Yadama, M. Wolcott, N. Lovrich, J. Pierce, N. Martinkus, S. Brown, M. Gaffney, A. Hawkins, J. Scheib, T. Smith, M. Kilpo, H. Lahd, and R. Olsen.  2012.  NARA July – Sept. quarterly progress report. Prepared for USDA-NIFA under Award Number 2011-68005-304-16.  October 15, 2013.  34 pp.
  • Smith, P., K. Gagnon, S. Wertz, W. Shi, M. Chen, T. Smith, R. Pelton, I. Eastin, I. Ganguly, V. Yadama, M. Wolcott, N. Lovrich, J. Pierce, N. Martinkus, S. Brown, M. Gaffney, A. Hawkins, M. Schmalisch, T. Laninga, V. Yadama, G. Johnston, B. Bemacki, D. Saul, Stanley Asah, and S. Dasmohapatra.  2013.  NARA Progress Report, April – July 2013.  Prepared for USDA-NIFA under Award Number 2011-68005-304-16.  Aug. 22, 2013.  99 pp.
  • Smith, P.T. Smith, T. Laninga, M. Gaffney, A. Hawkins, and M. Wolcott.  2013. Systems Metrics – Environmentally Preferred Products Team Continuation Report. July.  Prepared for USDA-NIFA under Award Number 2011-68005-304-16.  Jan. 15, 2013.  3 pp.
  • Smith,P. K. Gagnon, S. Wertz, W. Shi, I. Eastin, I. Ganguly,V. Yadama, M. Wolcott, N. Lovrich, J. Pierce, N. Martinkus, S. Brown, M. Gaffney, A. Hawekins, M. Schmalisch, T. Smith, R. Olsen, T. Laninga, D. Saul, Stanley Asah, and S. Dasmohapatra.  2013.  NARA Oct. – Dec. 2012 quarterly progress report.  Prepared for USDA-NIFA under Award Number 2011-68005-304-16.  Jan. 15, 2013. 87 pp.
  • Uslu, G. and A. Demirci, and J. M. Regan. 2013. Decontamination of synthetic municipal wastewater effluent by pulsed uv-light treatment. ASABE Paper No. 131592785. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 11 pp.
  • Wang, X., S. R. S. Dev, A. Demirci, R. E. Graves, and V. M. Puri. 2013. Evaluation of electrolyzed oxidizing water for cleaning-in-place of on-farm milking systems. ASABE Paper No. 131594214. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 13 pp.
  • Wang, X., S. R. S. Dev, A. Demirci, R. E. Graves, and V. M. Puri. 2013. Evaluation of electrolyzed oxidizing water for cleaning-in-place of on-farm milking systems. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 13-050. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 17 pp.
  • Weng, Y. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. Impact of brilliant yellow on the synthesis and structure change of Gluconacetobacter xylinus cellulose. ASABE Annual Meeting paper, Kansas City, MO.  ASABE paper No. 1621202.
  • Yang, H., J. M. Catchmark, C. Ruan, X. Zhou, and J. Wang. 2013. Engineering of porous bacterial cellulose towards human fibroblasts in-growth for skin tissue engineering. International Regenerative Materials, Wuhan, China.
  • Yi, H., M. S. Zamil, and V. M. Puri. 2013. Engineering approaches to understand the molecular structures of the growing plant cell wall model. NABEC Paper #13-013, p 8. NABEC 2013, Northeast Agricultural Biological Engineering Conference, Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA. June 16-19, 2013.
  • Yi, H., M. S. Zamil, and V. M. Puri. 2013. Investigation of the plant cell wall's molecular structure models using the finite element modeling. ASABE Paper Number 1587129. ASABE, St. Joseph, MI. p 6.
  • Yoder AM, Sorensen JA, Foster F, Myers M, Murphy DJ, Cook C, May J,  Jenkins P.  2013. Selecting Target Populations for ROPS Retrofit Programs in Pennsylvania and Vermont. Paper Number: 1620939, 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, MO, July 21 – 24. 19 pp.
  • Zamil, M. S., Y. Weng, H. Yi, J. M. Catchmark, and V. M. Puri. 2013. Mechanical Properties of Bacterial Cellulose Microfibril Bundles in Tensile Loading. ASABE Annual Meeting paper, Kansas City, MO. Paper number  131607893.

Extension fact sheets, circulars, bulletins, plans:

  • Ciolkosz, D. E. 2013.  Using Your Wood Stove Effectively and Efficiently.  Penn State Renewable and Alternative Energy Fact Sheet Series.  # EE091.  The Pennsylvania State University.  University Park, PA. 
  • Ciolkosz, D. E. 2013.  Wood Heat for Your Home: Does it Pay off?  Penn State Renewable and Alternative Energy Fact Sheet Series.  #EE090.  The Pennsylvania State University.  University Park, PA. 
  • Murphy DJ, Harshman WC. 2013.  Organizing and Conducting A Safe Tractor Operation Workshop.  Agricultural Safety and Health Program, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. 16 pp.
  • Schaufler, D., and R. Schaufler, Oilseed Fact Sheet: Oilseed presses,
  • Schaufler, D., and R. Schaufler, Oilseed Fact Sheet: Oil Filtration
  • Schaufler, D., and R. Schaufler,Oilseed Fact Sheet: Cleaning and Storage
  • Schaufler, D., and R. Schaufler, Oilseed Fact Sheet: The Regional Picture
  • Schaufler, D., and R. Schaufler, Oilseed Fact Sheet: Processing Edible Oils
  • Schaufler, D., and R. Schaufler, Oilseed Fact Sheet: Overview of Small-scale Oilseed Processing
  • Schaufler, D., and R. Schaufler, Oilseed Fact Sheet: Processing Regulations for Oilseed
  • Schaufler, D., and R. Schaufler, Small-Scale Oilseed Processing Guide

Books, chapters of books, monographs, and published book reviews:

  • Catchmark, J. 2013. Production and Applications of Cellulose Nanomaterials. TAPPI press. Authored 2 sections
  • Ciolkosz, D., and J. Babcock.  2013.  Commercial Scale Combustion Systems.  In Jacobson, M., and D. Ciolkosz (eds).  2013.  Wood Energy in the Northern Forests.  pp 125-142.  Springer Scientific.  New York, NY.  
  • Podschelne, C., and D. Ciolkosz.  2013.  Residential Wood Heat in the Northeast.  In Jacobson, M., and D. Ciolkosz (eds).  2013.  Wood Energy in the Northern Forests.  pp 111-124.  Springer Scientific.  New York, NY.  
  • Demirci, A. and X. Wang. 2013. Electrolyzed oxidizing water: Process description, mechanism of action, and applications. In Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food and Biological Engineering, 2nd Edition. D. R. Heldman and C. I. Moraru, Eds. Taylor & Francis Group, New York, NY.
  • Liu, J., R. Grisso, and J. Cundiff. 2013. Harvest systems and analysis for herbaceous biomass. Chapter 6, Biomass Now - Cultivation and Utilization. Ed. M. D. Matovic. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech.
  • Logan, L.H., E. M. Karlsson, H. E. Gall, J. Park, N. Emery, P. Owens, D. Niyogi, and P. S. C. Rao. 2013. Freshwater wetlands: Balancing food and water security with resilience of ecological and social systems. A chapter in Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources. Vol. 2. Vulnerability of Human Health to Climate. Eds. R. A. Pielke, Sr. and D. Niyogi. Chapter 11: 105-116. New York, NY: Elsevier Academic Press.

Presentations and Workshops

  • Asem-Hiablie, S., C. D. Church, H. A. Elliott, N. Shappell, H. L. Shoenfuss, P. Dreshel, and C. F. Williams. 2013. Serum estrogenicity and biological responses in African catfish raised by wastewater aquaculture in Ghana. International annual meeting of ASA, CSSA, SSSA. November 3-6, Tampa FL. (poster presentation).
  • Asem-Hiablie, S., Church, C. D., Elliott, H. A., Shappell, N. W., Schoenfuss, H. L. Drechsel, P., and C. F. Williams. Serum Estrogenicity and Biological Responses in African Catfish Raised by Water Reuse in Ghana. The 6th Africa Agricultural Science Week and FARA General Assembly. July 15 - 20, 2013, Accra, Ghana. (poster)
  • Asem-Hiablie, S., H. A. Elliott, C. D. Church, and J. E. Watson. 2013. Vertical transport of hormones in effluent-irrigated cropland. International annual meeting of ASA, CSSA, SSSA. November 3-6, Tampa FL.
  • Asem-Hiablie, S., H. A. Elliott, C. D. Church, J. E. Watson, and C. F. Williams. Occurrence and vertical transport of endocrine disrupting compounds in a wastewater spray irrigated system. Presented at the 28th Annual Graduate Exhibition, March 22 – 24, 2013, University Park, Pennsylvania. (poster)
  • Asem-Hiablie, S., H. A. Elliott, C. D. Church, J. E. Watson, C. F. Williams. Occurrence and vertical transport of endocrine disrupting compounds in a wastewater spray irrigated system. Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium, May 08, 2013, University Park, PA. (poster)
  • Asem-Hiablie, S., H. A. Elliott, C. D. Church, J. E. Watson, C. F. Williams. Occurrence and vertical transport of endocrine disrupting compounds in a wastewater spray irrigated system. Presented at the 10th Annual College of Engineering Research Symposium (CERS 2013), April 02, 2013, University Park, PA. (poster)
  • Asem-Hiablie, S., Herschel A. Elliott, C. D. Church, J. E. Watson, C. F. Williams and Rachel A. Brennan. Serum Estrogenicity and Biological Responses in African Catfish Raised by Water Reuse in Ghana. Presented at the 19th Gamma Sigma Delta and College of Agricultural Science Research Expo, March 14, 2013. (poster)
  • Brandt, R.C. (Webinar organizer and presenter). 2013. Swine manure odor reduction using a humic amendment. USDA –NRCS, West National Technology Support Center Webinar; National Air Quality and Atmospheric Change Technology Development Team; Agricultural Odor Management: Pit Additives; Shelterbelts; National Guidance, and Pennsylvania Odor Plan Troubleshooting; September 18, 2013; 10AM Pacific (11AM MT ‐ 12PM CT – 1PM ET); Available on-line
  • Brown, N. R.  Inverting the classroom:  Using web technologies to encourage conceptual learning at home, thus freeing classroom time for interactive experiences.  NABEC (Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference).  Altoona, PA.  June 16-19, 2013.
  • Brown, N.R., F. S. Cannon, S. Komarneni, R. Voigt, P. D. Paulsen, J. C. Furness, C. W. Frantz, A. Jiles, M. Lumadue, C. Nieto-Delgado, and Y. D. Noh.  From Industrial Wastes to a Fuel Briquette.  AAIC-AFRI (The Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops conference, held jointly with USDA-AFRI Annual Meeting).  Washington D.C.  October 14-16, 2013.
  • C. W. Frantz, N. R. Brown, and F. S. Cannon.  Characterization of lignin throughout pyrolysis.  Presented at 245th ACS (American Chemical Society) National Meeting, New Orleans, LA.  April 7-11, 2013.  Abstract #280.
  • Catchmark, J. M. 2013. Cellulose: The worlds most abundant biopolymer and still a mystery. Presentation for the Millennium Café Symposia, Penn State. May 7.
  • Catchmark, J. M. 2013. Compostable biopolymer coatings for lignocellulose substrates. Clarion Industries, Clarion, PA. August 12.
  • Catchmark, J. M. 2013. Invited. Cellulose Nanocomposites with Improved Wet Strength and Liquid Barrier Properties. Agenda 2020-Forest Service-University Consortium on Nanocellulosic Research Meeting. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN. October 29.
  • Catchmark, J. M. 2013. Invited. Cellulose: Nature’s Most Abundant Nanomaterial. Engineering Science and Mechanics Seminar Series. Penn State. October 9.
  • Catchmark, J. M. 2013. Invited. Nanocellulose: Biosynthesis and Applications. The Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI. August 7.
  • Catchmark, J. M. 2013. Invited. Polysaccharide and protein composites for packaging, food and other applications. Presentation to ADM during visit to Penn State. December 3.
  • Chen, M. and P. Smith.  2013.  Preliminary Market Opportunity for Biorefinery Co-Products (BioPlastics).  Poster presentation at the Year 2, NARA Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR.  Sept. 10.
  • Chen, M., S. Cline, and P. Smith.  2013.  Preliminary Market Opportunity for Biorefinery Intermediates (Lignin).  Poster presentation at the Year 2, NARA Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR.  Sept. 10.
  • Cheng, K. C., S. P. Lin, K. Chen, and A. Demirci. 2013. Semi-continuous Bacterial Cellulose Production in a Rotating Disk. Conference of Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. San Diego, CA. Abstract # 24577.
  •  Ciolkosz, D.  2013.  What is Bioenergy?  Young Scholars Charter School.  State College, PA.  18 Dec 2013. 
  • Ciolkosz, D.  2013.  Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass to Biofuel.  Penn State Renewable Energy Academy.  Greensburg, PA.  05 Dec, 2013. 
  • Ciolkosz, D.,  2013.  Wind Energy Principles.  Penn State Renewable Energy Academy.  Greensburg, PA.  23 Sept.  2013. 
  • Coban, H. B. and A. Demirci. 2013. Production of phytase by microbial submerged fermentation and optimization of process conditions. Conference of Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. San Diego, CA. Abstract # 25488
  • Cosgrove, D., N. Brown, and S. Kiemle.  Powering your car with sun light.  Ten Hundred and One Word Challenge, Overall Winner,  DOE Poster Competition. 
  • Demirci, A. 2013. Biofilm reactors by using plastic composite supports (PCS) for production of value added products by microbial fermentation. VI. Bioengineering Congress. Kusadasi, Turkey. November 12-15.
  • Demirci, A. 2013. Higher education opportunities in the U.S. Ege University. Izmir, Turkey. November 11.
  • Demirci, A. 2013. Microbiological engineering: Food safety and fermentation.  Food Engineering Department. Ege University. Izmir, Turkey. November 11.
  • Demirci, A. 2013. Novel non-thermal processing technologies for food safety. US-KOREA Conference. Meadowland, NJ. August 7-10.
  • Dev. S.R.S., A. Demirci, V. M. Puri, and R. E. Graves. 2013. Optimization of Clean-In-Place (CIP) Process for Cleaning Pipelines in a Farm Milking System Using Finite Element Modeling and Simulation of a Turbulent Multiphase Flow System. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Kansas City, MO. Abstract # 131592893.
  • Diehl, B. G.  CarbonEARTH Carbon Conference.  February 23, 2013. 
  • Diehl, B. G., N. R. Brown, H. D. Watts, and J. Kubicki.  Development of a lignin-peptide NMR database via HMQC and HMBC characterization of lignin-peptide model compounds.  ACS (American Chemical Society) National Meeting, New Orleans, LA.  April 7-11, 2013.  Abstract #236.
  • Diehl, B.G.  19th Gamma Sigma Delta Research Exposition, March 2013. 
  • Diehl, B.G. and N. R. Brown. June 16-19, 2013. Synthesis and characterization of lignin-peptide crosslinks. Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference, Altoona, PA. 
  • Elliott, H. A. Role of chemical speciation in water quality and pollution.  Tennessee Wesleyan College, October 4, 2013.
  • Ercan, D. and A. Demirci. 2013. Enhanced Human Lysozyme Production by Kluyveromyces lactis K7 in Biofilm Reactor with Plastic Composite Support. Annual IFT Meeting. Chicago, IL.
  • Ercan, D. and A. Demirci. 2013. Enhanced Human Lysozyme Production by Kluyveromyces lactis K7 in Biofilm Reactor with Plastic Composite Support. Conference of Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. San Diego, CA. Abstract # 25467.
  • Ercan, D. and A. Demirci. 2013. Optimization of human lysozyme production by Kluyveromyces lactis K7 in biofilm reactors. VI. Bioengineering Congress. Kusadasi, Turkey. November 12-15.
  • Ercan, D. and A. Demirci. 2013. Production of phytase by microbial submerged fermentation and optimization of process conditions. VI. Bioengineering Congress. Izmir, Turkey. Kusadasi, Turkey. November 12-15.
  • Espah Borujeni, A. and H. M. Salis. 2013. The Riboswitch Calculator: De Novo Design of Synthetic Cis-Acting Riboswitches From Ligand-Binding Aptamers. Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, San Francisco, CA. November 4-8.
  • Fabian-Wheeler, E. 2013. Air quality in animal agriculture and applications to horse facilities: a summary of selected research. Equine Environmental Extension Research Group. NE1041. University Park, PA.
  • Fabian-Wheeler, E. 2013. Animal welfare: What is it all about. Ag Progress Days, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA.
  • Fabian-Wheeler, E. 2013. Is commercial animal agriculture humane? A discussion of issues and initiatives at Penn State.  Poultry Health and Management Seminar series, Penn State Extension, Lancaster PA.
  • Fabian-Wheeler, E. 2013. Penn State Extension efforts to address engineering aspects of animal welfare on farms. Northeast Agriculture and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC). Altoona, PA
  • Fabian-Wheeler, E. 2013. Performance of dairy manure gas emission reduction amendments. Northeast Agriculture and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC). Altoona, PA
  • Fabian-Wheeler, E. 2013. Tunnel Ventilation Design and Management. Broiler Dark House Workshop. Avi-Sui (poultry and swine national trade show). Florianopolis, Brazil. [Invited Presentation]
  • Fang, L. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. Invited. Characterization of water-soluble exopolysaccharides from Gluconacetobacter xylinus and their impacts on bacterial cellulose formation. Abstracts of the American Chemical Society, ISSN 0065-7727, 245:1.
  • Fang, L. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. Invited. The effect of water-soluble polysaccharides on the formation of bacterial cellulose and its enzymatic hydrolysis. IBE 2013 Annual Conference presentation, Raleigh, NC.
  • Fang, L. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. Structure characterization of bacterial cellulose during dehydration process. ASABE International Conference, Kansas City, MO. July 21-24. 
  • Farasat, I. and H. M. Salis. 2013. Statistical Thermodynamics of Multi-Promoter Genetic Control Circuits. Bi-Annual Meeting of the Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center (SynBERC). Cambridge, MA. September 28-30.
  • Farasat, I. and H. M. Salis. 2013. White-Boxing Genetic Circuit Modeling: Absolute TF Binding Free Energies From Fluorescence Measurements. Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, San Francisco, CA. November 4-8.
  • Farasat, I., Espah-Borujeni, A., T. Tian, J. Collens, and H. M. Salis.  2013. A DNA Compiler for Efficient Design and Optimization of Genetic Circuits and Metabolic Pathways. Synthetic Biology v6.0 International Conference.  London, United Kingdom. July 9-11.
  • Frantz, C.  Winner, First Place in Physical Sciences & Engineering Category, 19th Gamma Sigma Delta Research Exposition.  March 2013.
  • Gall, H. E., P. S. C. Rao, and G. O’Connor. 2013. Influence of hydro-climatic conditions, soil type, and application matrix on potential vadose zone export of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs). Annual American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 11. (poster presentation)
  • Gu, J. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. The adsorption of xyloglucan and pectin to model crystalline and amorphous cellulose substrates.  ASABE International Conference, Kansas City, MO. July 21-24. 
  • Heinemann, P.H., J.M. Schupp, T.A. Baugher, K. Lewis, J. Liu, M. Rasch, C. Dietrich, and P. Brown. 2013. Vacuum-assisted harvest for Pennsylvania orchard conditions and systems. Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference. Hershey, PA. January 29.
  • Heinemann, P.H., K. Lewis, and M. Peters. 2013. New Directions with mechanical blossom thinners. International Fruit Tree Association Annual Conference. Boston, MA. February 25.
  • Heinemann, P.H., and P. Brown. 2013. Vacuum-assisted harvest for Pennsylvania orchard conditions and systems. International Fruit Tree Association Annual Conference. Boston, MA. February 25.
  • Heinemann, P.H., Schupp, J.M., T.A. Baugher, J. Liu, Z. Zhang, J. Schneider, S. Pysher, and S. Gangel. 2013. Harvest-assist technologies for improving efficiency in apple production.  American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Kansas City, MO. July 22.
  • Hile, M. L., E. Fabian-Wheeler, R. C. Brandt, H. A. Elliott, D. A. Hill and R. J. Meinen.  2013.  Hydrogen sulfide emissions from dairy manure and gypsum bedding.  Northeast Agriculture and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC). Altoona, PA
  • Hill DE, Murphy DJ.  2013. SAY What? – A New Look for Farm Safety Education. Farm and Ranch eXtension for Safety and Health Community of Practice Webinar. November 14.
  • Hofstetter DW, Manbeck HB, Puri VM, Murphy DJ. 2013.  Manure Pit Ventilation Modeling using SolidWorks Flow Simulation.  Poster No. 13-039. Presented at NABEC 2013, June 16-19, 2013, Altoona, PA. 
  • Hofstetter DW, Manbeck HB, Puri VM, Murphy DJ. 2013.  CFD Simulation of Manure Pit Ventilation using SolidWorks.   Poster No. 1621753. Presented at the 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, MO. 
  • Lin, F. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. Structure characterization of bacterial cellulose during dehydration process. ASABE International Conference, Kansas City, MO. July 21-24. 
  • Liu J. 2013. BioRenewable Systems - A New B.S. Undergraduate Program. ASABE 106th Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri. July 21-July 24.
  • Liu, J. 2013. BioRenewable Systems - A New B.S. Undergraduate Program. Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC). Altoona, PA, June 16-19, 2013.
  • Liu, J., J. Hamlett, N. Brown, P. Smith, M. Marshall, J. Catchmark, and P. Heinemann.  BioRenewable Systems-A New B.S. Undergraduate Program.  ASABE (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers) International Meeting. Kansas City, MO.  July 21-24, 2013. 
  • Lyons, D., and P.H. Heinemann. 2013. Robotic peach thinning. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Kansas City, MO. July 22. (poster presentation)
  • Moroney, J., K. Gagnon, T. Laninga, P. Smith, M. Gaffney, and S. Hoard.  2013.  Understanding Informed Stakeholder Perceptions: Assessment Criteria for Biomass-to-Biojet Supply Chain Siting.  Poster presentation at the Year 2, NARA Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR.  Sept. 10.
  • Moroney, J., K. Gagnon, T. Laninga, P. Smith, M. Gaffney, and S. Hoard.  2013.  Understanding Informend Stakeholder Perceptions:  Assessment Criteria for Biomass-to-Biojet Supply Chain Siting.  Poster presentation at the 56th International Convention of the Society of Wood Science & Technology, June 9, Austin, TX. 
  • Murphy DJ, Yoder AM.  2013. Safety and Health in Biomass Feedstock Production and Processing Operations. Presented at All-Hands Meeting, University Park, PA.  June 13.
  • Murphy DJ. 2013. Safety and Farm Tractors in the Woods and Woodlots. PA Forest Stewardship Webinar.  June 11.
  • Murphy DJ. 2013.  Ventilating Manure Storages to Reduce Entry Risk. Presented at International Society of Agricultural Safety & Health Professional Development Workshop. June 26.
  • Murphy DJ. 2013.  Safety & Health Management: Farmers and Ranchers. Presented at 2013 North American Ag Safety summit, Minneapolis, MN, Sept. 26.
  • Murphy DJ, Manbeck HB, Hofstetter, DW, Puri VM.  2013. Ventilating Manure Storages to Reduce Entry Risk.  Presented at ISASH Professional Development Session, Sandusky, OH, June 27.
  • Murphy DJ, Steel JS. 2013. Safety and Health Best Practices Resource Manual and Instructor’s Guides for New and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers. Presented at Project Director Meeting for the Beginning Farmer & Rancher Development Program, McAllen, TX, November 13-16.
  • Murphy DJ, Steel JS. 2013.  Farm Safety Highlights and a Selection of Diverse Resources. Presented at Project Director Meeting for the Beginning Farmer & Rancher Development Program, McAllen, TX, November 13-16.
  • Munson, P.J.  19th Gamma Sigma Delta Research Exposition, March 2013.
  • Richard, T. L.  Diversity Just in Time: Winter Crops as Energy Crops.  January 8, 2013.  New Brunswick, NJ.
  • Richard, T. L.  Double Crops: Linking Sustainable Energy and Sustainable Agriculture. Michigan State University.  May 13, 2013.  East Lansing, MI.
  • Richard, T. L.  Food vs. Fuel: Ecological Intensification and the Diet Nexus.  University of California Berkeley, Energy Biosciences Institute.  June 13, 2013.  Berkeley, CA.
  • Richard, T. L.  NEWBio: The Northeast Woody/Warmseason Biomass Consortium. Washington State University. January 22, 2013.  Pullman, WA.
  • Richard, T. L. Smart Energy.   American Physical Society March Meeting.  March 18, 2013. Baltimore, MD.
  • Richard, T. L. The NEWBio Consortium – Scaling-up for the Region.  Northeast Biomass Heating Seminar.  April 3, 2013.  Saratoga Springs, NY.
  • Richard, T.L.  NEWBio: Growing Sustainable Bioenergy Crops in the Northeast.  Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Professionals Annual Conference.  May 8, 2013. State College, PA.
  • Salis H. M. 2013. Automated design of synthetic DNA to control and balance protein expression. PepTalk 2013: Engineering Genes, Vectors, Constructs and Clones. Palm Springs, CA. January 21. (invited)
  • Salis H. M. 2013. New optimization methods for genetic systems and their potential impact on BW. Chemical & Biological Weapons Technical Exchange Forum. Arlington, VA. February 25. (invited)
  • Salis, H. M. 2013. Clone Less, Know More:  Efficient Design and Optimization of Genetic Circuits and Metabolic Pathways,  International Workshop on Bio-design Automation.  London, United Kingdom. July 12-13. (invited)
  • Sendagi, S. M., C. J. Dell, and H. A. Elliott. 2013. Estimating denitrification from tall fescue fields irrigated with municipal wastewater. International annual meeting of ASA, CSSA, SSSA. November 3-6, Tampa FL. (poster)
  • Shi, W., P. Smith, N. Martinkus, N. Lovrich, J. Pierce, M. Wolcott, and M. Gaffney.  2013.  Integrating Biogeophysical and Social Assets Into Biomass-to-Biofuel Supply Chain Siting Decisions.  Poster presentation at the 56th International Convention of the Society of Wood Science & Technology, June 9, Austin, TX.
  • Shi, W., P. Smith, N. Martinkus, N. Lovrich, J. Pierce, M. Wolcott, and M. Gaffney.  Integrating Biogeophysical and Social Assets Into Biomass-to-Biofuels Supply Chain Siting Decisions.  Poster presentation at the Year 2, NARA Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR.  Sept. 10.
  • Shuai Z. and J. Liu. 2013. Mechanical Properties of Miscanthus (M. Giganteus).  Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC). Altoona, PA, June 16-19, 2013 (poster).
  • Smith, P. M.  2013.  Biorefinery Intermediate and Co-Product Value Streams.  IDeX (Integrated Design Experience) Invited Seminar, Civil & Environmental Engineering Capstone Course, Sept. 25.  Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA.
  • Smith, P. M.  2013.  Biorefinery Value Stream Outputs.  The Business of Biomass: Next Generation Biofuels Conversion, Presented at the NEWBio short course, Nov. 11-12, Malvern, PA.
  • Smith, P. M. 2013.  Biorefinery Business Roundtable.  Opening remarks and roundtable leader.  The Business of Biomass: Next Generation Biofuels Conversion, NEWBio short course, Nov. 11-12, Malvern, PA
  • Smith, P. M. 2013.  Biorefinery Value Chain Outputs.  Keynote presentation at the 56th International Convention of the Society of Wood Science & Technology.  June 9, Austin, TX. 
  • Smith, P. M., W. Shi, N. Martinkus, N. Lovrich, J. Pierce, M. Wolcott, and M. Gaffney.  2013.  An Integrated and Multidimensional Approach to Biomass-to-Biofuel Supply Chain Siting in the WMC.  Presentation at the Year 2, NARA Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR.  Sept. 11.
  • Smith, P.M., W. Shi, N. Martinkus, N. Lovrich, J. Pierce, M. Wolcott, and M. Gaffney.  2013.  An Integrated and Multidimensional Approach to Biomass-to-Biofuel Supply Chain Siting in the WMC.  Presentation at the Year 2, NARA Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR.  Sept. 11.
  • Taylor, M. and H. A. Elliott. Coprocessing water treatment residuals and biosolids for control of water-soluble phosphorus. W-2170 Annual Meeting, June 9-11, 2013, Denver, CO.
  • Wang, X., A. Demirci, V. M. Puri, and R. E. Graves. 2013. Mechanisms of Deposit Removal from Milking System Materials during Cleaning with Electrolyzed Oxidizing Water. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Kansas City, MO. Abstract # 131594229
  • Wang, X., A. Demirci, V. M. Puri, and R. E. Graves. 2013. Mechanisms of Deposit Removal from Milking System Materials during Cleaning with Electrolyzed Oxidizing Water. Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference. Altoona, PA. Abstract # 13-076.
  • Weng, Y. and J. M. Catchmark. 2013. Impact of brilliant yellow on the synthesis and structure change of Gluconacetobacter xylinus cellulose. ASABE International Conference, Kansas City, MO. July 21-24. 
  • Wertz, S. M. and P. M. Smith.  2013.  US Biofuels Policy: Understanding RFS2.  Poster presentation at the Year 2, NARA Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR.  Sept. 10.
  • Wertz, S. M., P. M. Smith, and M.P. Wolcott.  2013.  Biojet Market Prospects and US Regulatory Considerations.  Poster presentation at the Year 2, NARA Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR.  Sept. 10.
  • Wertz, S., P. M. Smith, and M. P. Wolcott.  2013.  Aviation Biofuels Market Opportunities and Policy Considerations.  Poster presentation at the 56th International Convention of the Society of Wood Science & Technology, June 9, Austin, TX.
  • Williams, M. R., A. R. Buda, H. A. Elliott, and E.W. Boyer. Nitrogen concentrations and transport potential in shallow groundwater: Contrasting seep and non-seep regions of a riparian zone in an agricultural watershed. American Water Resource Association Agricultural Hydrology and Water Quality Conference. St. Louis, MO, March 25-27, 2013.
  • Williams, M. R., A. R. Buda, K. Singha, and H. A. Elliott. Imaging riparian seepage zones using electrical resistivity: Linking hydrology and nitrogen transport. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, MO, July 21-24, 2013.
  • Yang, H., J. M. Catchmark, C. Ruan, X. Zhou, and J. Wang. 2013. Engineering of porous bacterial cellulose towards human fibroblasts in-growth for skin tissue engineering. International Regenerative Materials, Wuhan, China.
  • Yoder AM, Sorensen JA, Foster F, Myers M, Murphy DJ, Cook C, May J,  Jenkins P. 2013. Selecting Target Populations for ROPS Retrofit Programs In Pennsylvania And Vermont. . Presented at the 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, MO.
  • Yoder AM, Murphy DJ, DeHart AF. 2013.   A Technical Review on Safety in On-Farm Biomass Production and Storage Systems: Status and Industry Needs.  Paper No. 1620568, 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, MO, July 21 – 24. 12 pp.
  •  Zamil, M. S., Y. Weng, H. Yi, J. M. Catchmark, and V. M. Puri. 2013. Mechanical Properties of Bacterial Cellulose Microfibril Bundles in Tensile Loading. ASABE International Conference, Kansas City, MO. July 21-24. 

Other publications:

  • Murphy DJ. 2013. Safety recommendations when baling, handling round bales. Progressive Dairyman. February 1, pp 60-61.
  • Murphy DJ. 2013. Be wary of silo gas. Hoard’s Dairyman. August 10, p 525.
  • Murphy DJ.  2013.  Hazards remain in open-air manure storage.  Hoard’s Dairyman, October 25.  p 713.