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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Nhuan Nghiem (John)
Sustainable Biofuels and Co-Products
Chemical Engineer

Phone: (215) 233-6753
Fax: (215) 233-6406
Room 3204
USDA,REE,ARS,NAA,ERRC
ERRC
600 E MERMAID LN
WYNDMOOR, PA, 19038-8598

Projects
FROM BARLEY TO BIOMASS - THE DEVELOPMENT OF A REGIONAL MULTI-FEEDSTOCK BIOREFINERY
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 418394
LOW MOISTURE ANHYDROUS AMMONIA (LMAA) PRETREATMENT PROCESS OF CORN STOVER FOR PRODUCTION OF BUTANOL AND INTEGRATION WITH LONG TERM STORAGE
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 423841

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Pretreatment and fractionation of wheat straw for production of fuel ethanol and value-added co-products in a biorefinery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X., Nghiem, N.P. 2014. Pretreatment and fractionation of wheat straw for production of fuel ethanol and value-added co-products in a biorefinery. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering (MBE) Journal. Volume 1, Issue 1, p.40-52.
A comparison of two milling strategies to reduce the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol in barley - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khatibi, P.A., Wilson, J., Berger, G., Brooks, W.S., Mcmaster, N., Griffey, C.A., Hicks, K.B., Nghiem, N.P., Schmale, D.G. 2014. A comparison of two milling strategies to reduce the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol in barley. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(18):4204-4213.
Sweet sorghum biorefinery for production of fuel ethanol and value-added co-products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nghiem, N.P., Nguyen, C.M., Drapcho, C.M., Walker, T.H. 2013. Sweet sorghum biorefinery for production of fuel ethanol and value-added co-products. Biological Engineering Transactions (ASABE). 6(3):143-155.
Enzymatic fractionation of SAA-pretreated barley straw for production of fuel ethanol and astaxanthin as a value-added co-product - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nghiem, N.P., Kim, T., Yoo, C., Hicks, K.B. 2013. Enzymatic fractionation of SAA-pretreated barley straw for production of fuel ethanol and astaxanthin as a value-added co-product. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 171, Issue 2,p.341-351.
Maximum production of fermentable sugars from barley straw using optimized soaking in aqueous ammonia (SAA) pretreatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yoo, C., Nghiem, N.P., Hicks, K.B., Kim, T. 2013. Maximum production of fermentable sugars from barley straw using optimized soaking in aqueous ammonia (SAA) pretreatment. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 169(8):2430-2441.
Conversion of deoxynivalenol to 3-acetyldeoxynivlenol in barley derived fuel ethanol co-products with yeast expressing trichothecene 3-0-acetyltransferases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khatibi, P.A., Montanti, J.M., Nghiem, N.P., Hicks, K.B., Berger, G., Brooks, W.S., Griffey, C.A., Schmale, D.G. 2011. Conversion of deoxynivalenol to 3-acetyldeoxynivlenol in barley derived fuel ethanol co-products with yeast expressing trichothecene 3-0-acetyltransferases. Biotechnology for Biofuels. 4:26. DOI: 10.1186/1754-6834-4-26.
Pretreatment of corn stover using low-moisture anhydrous ammonia (LMAA) process - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yoo, C., Nghiem, N.P., Hicks, K.B., Kim, T. 2011. Pretreatment of corn stover using low-moisture anhydrous ammonia (LMAA) process. Bioresource Technology. 102:10028-10034.
Scale-up of ethanol production from winter barley by the EDGE (enhanced dry grind enzymatic) process in fermentors up to 300 liters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nghiem, N.P., Taylor, F., Hicks, K.B., Johnston, D., Shetty, J. 2011. Scale-up of ethanol production from winter barley by the EDGE (enhanced dry grind enzymatic) process in fermentors up to 300 liters. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 165:870-882.
Economic analysis of fuel ethanol production from hulled barley by the EDGE (Enhanced Dry Grind Enzymatic) process - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nghiem, N.P., Ramirez, E., Mcaloon, A.J., Yee, W.C., Johnston, Hicks, K.B. 2011. Economic analysis of fuel ethanol production from winter hulled barley by the EDGE (Enhanced Dry Grind Enzymatic) process. Bioresource Technology. 102:6696-6701.
Fractionation of corn fiber treated by soaking in aqueous ammonia (SAA) for isolation of hemicellulose B and production of C5 sugars by enzyme hydrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montanti, J., Nghiem, N.P., Johnston, D., Drapcho, C. 2011. Fractionation of corn fiber treated by soaking in aqueous ammonia (SAA) for isolation of hemicellulose B and production of C5 sugars by enzyme hydrolysis. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 164:1390-1404.
Production of astaxanthin from cellulosic biomass sugars by mutants of the yeast Phaffia rhodozyma - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montanti, J.M., Nghiem, N.P., Johnston, D. 2011. Production of astaxanthin from cellulosic biomass sugars by mutants of the yeast Phaffia rhodozyma. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 164:655-665.
Winter barley ethanol - a new advanced biofuel - (Proceedings)
Hicks, K.B., Nghiem, N.P., Johnston, D., Moreau, R.A., Mcaloon, A.J., Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., Yee, W.C., Kurantz, M.J. 2010. Winter barley ethanol - a new advanced biofuel. In Rausch, K., Singh, V., Tumbleson, M. (editors). Proceedings of the S-1041 Symposium on "Conversion Technologies for Biofuels", August 2-3, 2010, Wyndmoor, PA. p.54-58.
Ethanol production from starch-rich crops other than corn and the composition and value of the resulting DDGS - (Book / Chapter)
Moreau, R.A., Nghiem, N.P., Rosentrater, K.A., Johnston, D., Hicks, K.B. 2012. Ethanol production from starch-rich crops other than corn and the composition and value of the resulting DDGS. In: Liu, K., Rosentrater, K.A., editors. Distillers Grains: Production, Properties and Utilization. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 103-117.
Production of ethanol from barley by a conventional process and the EDGE (Enhanced Dry Grind Enzymatic) process - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nghiem, N.P., Hicks, K.B., Johnston, D., Senske, G.E., Kurantz, M.J., Li, M., Shetty, J., Janda-Konieczny, G. 2010. Production of ethanol from barley by a conventional process and the EDGE (Enhanced Dry Grind Enzymatic) process. Biotechnology for Biofuels. 3:8. doi:10.1186/1754-6834-3-8.
Integration of succinic acid and ethanol production within a corn or barley biorefinery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nghiem, N.P., Hicks, K.B., Johnston, D., 2010. Integration of succinic acid and ethanol production with potential application in a corn or barley biorefinery. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology: 162(7):1915.
Bioethanol production from corn stover using aqueous ammonia pretreatment and two-phase simultaneouos saccharification and fermentation (TPSSF) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Kim, T., Nghiem, N.P. 2010. Bioethanol production from corn stover using aqueous ammonia pretreatment and two-phase simultaneouos saccharification and fermentation (TPSSF). Bioresource Technology. 101:5910-5916.
Production of astaxanthin from corn fiber as a value-added co-product of fuel ethanol fermentation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nghiem, N.P., Montanti, J., Johnston, D. 2009. Production of astaxanthin from corn fiber as a value-added co-product of fuel ethanol fermentation. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 154:227-237.
Biofuel feedstocks - (Book / Chapter)
Nghiem, N.P. 2008. Biofuel feedstocks. Book Chapter 4 in Biofuels Engineering Process Technology, by C. M. Drapcho, N. P. Nghiem, and T. H. Walker, p. 67-104.
Ethanol Production - (Book / Chapter)
Nghiem, N.P. 2008. Ethanol Production. Book Chapter in Biofuels Engineering Process Technology, by C. M. Drapcho, N. P. Nghiem, and T. H. Walker, Chapter 5, p.l05-196.
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