Downregulation of GAUT4 leads to reduced ferulate and lignin-carbohydrate cross-linking in switchgrass
Art Ragauskas’ research team discovered that the suppression of pectic gene in switchgrass resulted in the reduction of hemicellulose molecular […]
Ragauskas Helps Lead Biofuel-Related Breakthrough, Gains Honors
Arthur Ragauskas, UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for Biorefining, and his team lead a breakthrough study in biofuels that has been celebrated by his peers.
Characterization of Fractional Cuts of Co-Solvent Enhanced Lignocellulosic Fractionation Lignin Isolated by Sequential Precipitation
Lignin valorization is hindered by the heterogeneity of its complex structures and variability of biomass feedstocks. Fractionation of lignin can […]
Cross-Linked Poly(Methyl Vinyl Ether-Co-Maleic Acid)/Poly(Ethylene Glycol)/Nanocellulosics Foams via Directional Freezing
This research from Art Ragauskas’ team is focused on cross-linked nanocelluloses, poly(methyl vinyl ether-co-maleic acid) (PMVEMA) and poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) […]
Ragauskas Named One of the Most Cited Researchers
Art Ragauskas, UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair, was named one of the university’s top cited researchers for the 2018-19 school year.
Faculty News 2018
News regarding several of UT’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering faculty members.
Spinning Biomass into Gold
UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Art Ragauskas and other researchers are exploring ways to generate a profit from lignin, which is currently regarded as waste.
Ragauskas receives AIChE Achievement Award
UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Art Ragauskas received AIChE’s prestigious “Program Committee’s Professional Achievement Award for Innovations in Green Process Engineering.”