Industrial Bioproduct LabWestern Engineering

Books and Book Chapters

Books

  1. Fang Z, Xu C. (eds.) Near-critical and Supercritical Water and Their Applications in Biorefineries, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, June 2014. ISBN 978-94-017-8923-3
  2. Xu C, Ferdosian F. Conversion of lignin into bio-based chemicals and materials, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, June 2017. ISBN 978-3-662-54959-9
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Chapters in Books

  1. Nazari L, Sarathy S, Santoro D, Ho D, Ray MB, Xu C*. Recent advances in energy recovery from wastewater Sludge. In: Direct Thermochemical Liquefaction for Energy Applications. Ed. Rosendahl, Elsevier Ltd, Woodhead Publishing, Duxford,, UK, 2018, ISBN: 978-0-08-101029-7. pp. 67-100.
  2. Shin J, Xu C, Kim S-H, Kim H, Mahmood N, Kim M. Biomass Conversion of Plant Residues. Food Conversions, Handbook of Food Bioengineering, Vol. 2, Elsevier Ltd. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017. 351-378.
  3. Sharma HK, Qin W*, Xu C. Protocols for Cellobiohydrolase (CBH) Activity Assays. :Walker, John M. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2017
  4. Zhang Y, Yuan Z, Xu C*. Bio-based Resins for Fibre-reinforced Polymer Composites. In: Natural Fibre-reinforced Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Polymer Composites. Ed. Alan Kin-tak Lau. Elsevier Ltd. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2016. In press
  5. Rahman MS, Xu C, Jiang Z-H, Qin W*. Value-added Utilization of Crude Glycerol from Biodiesel Production. In: Advances in Enzymatic and Microbial Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels. Ed. R. De Vooght-Johnson. Future Science Group, London, UK, 2015. pp. 126-139.
  6. Mosuli D, Barghi S*, Fang Z, Xu C*. Techno-economic analysis of renewable hydrogen production via SCWG of biomass using glucose as a model compound. In: Near-critical and Supercritical Water and Their Applications for Biorefineries. Eds. Z. Fang and C. Xu. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2014. 445-471.
  7. Tushar M, Dutta A*, Xu C*. Effects of reactor types, operating conditions and challenges for SCWG of real wet biomass. In: Near-critical and Supercritical Water and Their Applications for Biorefineries. Eds. Z. Fang and C. Xu. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2014. 207-228.
  8. Behnia I, Yuan Z, Charpentier P*, Xu C*. Production of CH4 from biomass via supercritical water gasification. In: Near-critical and Supercritical Water and Their Applications for Biorefineries. Eds. Z. Fang and C. Xu. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2014. 323-341.
  9. Xu C*, Shao Y, Yuan Z, Cheng S, Feng S, Nazari L, Tymchyshy M. Hydrothermal liquefaction of biomass in hot-compressed water, alcohols and alcohol-water co-solvents for bio-crude p In: Applications of Hydrothermal Reactions to Biomass Conversion. Ed. F. Jin. Springe--Verlag, Berlin, 2014. pp. 171-188.
  10. Xu C*, Liao B, Shi W. Organosolv Pre-treatment of Pine Sawdust for Bio-ethanol Production. In: Pretreatment Techniques for Biofuels and Biorefineries, Zhen Fang. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2012. pp. 435-457
  11. Tian X, Fang Z*, Xu C. Status and perspective of organic solvent based pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass for enzymatic saccharification. In: Pretreatment Techniques for Biofuels and Biorefineries, Zhen Fang. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2012. pp. 309-337.
  12. Xu C*, Cheng S, Yuan Z, Leitch M, Anderson M. Production of Bio-Phenols and Bio-based Phenolic Resins from Lignin and lignocellulosic biomass. In: Lignin: Properties and Applications in Biotechnology and Bioenergy, Ed. Ryan J. Paterson, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, 2011. 183-210.
  13. Xu C*, Hurley S. Catalytic Gasification of Biomass for the Production of Syngas with Reduced Tar Formation. In: Gasification: Chemistry, Processes and Applications, Ed. Michael D. Baker, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, 2011. pp. 253-272.
  14. Xu C*, Lancaster J. Treatment of Secondary Pulp and Paper Sludge for Energy Recovery. In: Energy Recovery, Eds. Edgard DuBois and Arthur Nercier, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, 2009. pp. 187-212