Juliana Vasco-Correa, Ph.D.

Juliana Vasco-Correa, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
211 Agricultural Engineering Building
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Bioproducts Systems Analysis
  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Biomass Valorization
  • Biosystems Techno-Economic Analysis and Life-Cycle Assessment

Education

  • B.S. Biological Engineering, National University of Colombia, 2009
  • M.S. Food Science and Technology, National University of Colombia, 2012
  • Ph.D. Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2017

Teaching

BRS 429W - Biorenewable Systems Analysis and Management

For information about courses please visit the LionPATH Course Catalog.

Selected Publications

  • Vasco-Correa, J., Shah, A. 2019. Techno-economic bottlenecks of fungal pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass. Fermentation 5(2):30. doi.org/10.3390/fermentation5020030. (Feature paper)
  • Vasco-Correa, J., Luo, X., Li, Y., Shah, A. 2019. Comparative study of changes in composition and structure during sequential fungal pretreatment of non-sterile lignocellulosic feedstocks. Industrial Crops and Products 133:383-394. doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2019.03.043.
  • Vasco-Correa, J., Khanal, S., Manandhar, A., Shah, A. 2018. Anaerobic digestion for bioenergy production: Global status, environmental and techno-economic implications, and government policies. Bioresource Technology 247:1015-1026. doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.09.004.

Publications

Comparative study of changes in composition and structure during sequential fungal pretreatment of non-sterile lignocellulosic feedstocks
Industrial Crops and Products, Vasco-Correa, Juliana, Luo, X, Li, Y, Shah, A, 2019

Techno-economic bottlenecks of fungal pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass
Fermentation, Vasco-Correa, Juliana, Shah, A, 2019

Anaerobic digestion for bioenergy production: Global status, environmental and techno-economic implications, and government policies
Bioresource Technology, Vasco-Correa, Juliana, Khanal, S, Manadhar, A, Shah, A, 2018

Enzymatic extraction of pectin from passion fruit peel (Passiflora edulis f. flavicarpa) at laboratory and bench scale
LWT, Vasco-Correa, Juliana, Zapata Zapata, A, 2017

Giant reed: A competitive energy crop in comparison with miscanthus
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Ge, X, Xu, F, Vasco-Correa, Juliana, Li, Y, 2016

Fungal pretreatment of non-sterile miscanthus for enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis
Bioresource Technology, Vasco-Correa, Juliana, Ge, X, Li, Y, 2016

Fungal pretreatment for non-sterile Miscanthus × giganteus for enhanced sugar yield in enzymatic hydrolysis
2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting Conference Proceeding, Vasco-Correa, Juliana, Ge, X, Li, Y, 2015

Solid-state anaerobic digestion of fungal pretreated Miscanthus sinensis harvested in two different seasons
Bioresource Technology, Vasco-Correa, Juliana, Li, Y, 2015

Fungal pretreatment of unsterilized yard trimmings for enhanced methane production by solid-state anaerobic digestion
Bioresource Technology, Zhao, J, Ge, X, Vasco-Correa, Juliana, Li, Y, 2014