Dr. Thaddeus Chukwuemeka Ezeji

The Ohio State University, USA



2001  Ph.D., Universität Rostock, Germany

1992  M.Sc., University of Ibadan, Nigeria

1990  B.Sc., University of Nigeria, Nigeria

Publications (selected)

  1. Qureshi N., Singh V., Liu S., Ezeji TC., Saha B.C., Cotta MA. (2014) Process integration for simultaneous saccharification, fermentation, and recovery (SSFR): production of butanol from corn stover using Clostridium beijerinckii P260. Bioresource Technology.
  2. Ezeji, T.C., Qureshi, N., Ujor, V., 2014. Isobutanol production from bioenergy crops. Chapter in: Bioenergy Research: Advances & Applications (Eds: Gupta, V.K., Tuohy, M., Kubicek, C.P., Saddler, J., Xu, F.). Elsevier BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 109-118.
  3. HP. Blaschek, TC Ezeji, and Scheffran J. (eds.). 2010. Biofuels from Agricultural Wastes and Byproducts. Wiley-Blackwell. Ames, IA, USA.
  4. V. Sejian, MK Syed, T. Naqvi, T. Ezeji, J Lakritz, R. Lal (eds.). 2012. Environmental stress and amelioration in livestock production. Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany.
  5. Zhang Y, and Ezeji TC. (2013) Transcriptional analysis of Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 to elucidate role of furfural stress during acetone butanol ethanol fermentation. Biotechnology for Biofuels 6:66.
  6. Ezeji TC, Qureshi N, and Blaschek, HP. (2013) Microbial Production of a Biofuel (Acetone-Butanol-Ethanol) in a Continuous Bioreactor: Impact of Bleed and Simultaneous Product Removal. Bioprocess & Biosystems Engineering 36,109–116.
  7. Han B, Ujor V, Lai LB, Gopalan V, and Ezeji TC. (2013) Use of proteomic analysis to elucidate the role of calcium on acetone-butanol-ethanol (ABE) fermentation in Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79, 282-293.
  8. Ezeji T (2012) Prebiotics and Probiotics: A Panacea for Chronic Health Problems? Journal of Food Process Technology 3 (9): e107. doi: 10.4172/2157-7110. 1000e107.
  9. Richmond C, Ujor V, and Ezeji TC. (2012) Impact of syringaldehyde on the growth of Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 and butanol production. 3 Biotech 2: 159–167.
  10. Mariano AP, Filho RM, and TC Ezeji (2012) Energy requirements during butanol production and in situ recovery by cyclic vacuum. Renewable Energy 47, 183-187.
  11. Zhang Y, Han B, and TC Ezeji (2012) Biotransformation of furfural and 5-hydroxymethyl furfural (HMF) by Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824 during butanol fermentation. New Biotechnol ogy, 29, 345-351.
  12. Mariano AP, Qureshi N, Filho RM, and Ezeji TC. (2012) Assessment of in situ butanol recovery by vacuum during acetone butanol ethanol (ABE) fermentation. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 87, 334-340.
  13. Mariano AP, Qureshi N, Filho RM, and Ezeji TC. (2011) Bioproduction of butanol in bioreactors: New insights from simultaneous in situ butanol recovery to eliminate product toxicity. Biotechnol Bioeng 108: 1757–1765.
  14. Han B, Gopalan V, and Ezeji TC. (2011) Acetone production in solventogenic Clostridium species: New insights from non-enzymatic decarboxylation of acetoacetate. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 91, 565–576.
  15. Sejian V, Alan RC, Lakritz J, Ezeji T, R Lal (2011) Modeling of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Dairy Farms. Journal of Animal Science Advances, 1, 12- 20.
  16. Sejian V, Rattan Lal R, Rotz CA, Lakritz J and Ezeji TC. (2011) Measurement and Prediction of Enteric Methane Emission. International Journal of Biometeorology. 55, 1-15.
  17. Sejian V, Lakritz J, Ezeji T, Lal R. (2011) Forage and flax seed impact on enteric methane emission in dairy cows. Research Journal in Veterinary Science 4, 1-8.
  18. 18 . Ezekiel OO, Aworh OC, Blaschek HP, and Ezeji TC. (2010) Protein enrichment of cassava peel by submerged fermentation with Trichoderma viride (ATCC 36316). African Journal of Biotechnology 9, 187-194.
  19. Ezeji T, Milne C, Price ND and Blaschek HP. (2010) Achievements and perspectives to overcome the poor solvent resistance in acetone and butanol-producing microorganisms.  Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 85, 1697–1712.
  20. Wang B, Ezeji T, Shi Z, Feng H, Blaschek H. (2009) Pretreatment and conversion of distiller’s dried grains with solubles for acetone-butanol-ethanol (ABE) production. Transactions of the ASABE, 52, 885-892.
  21. Wang B, Feng H, Ezeji TC, and Blaschek HP. (2008) Sugaring-out separation of Acetonitrile from its aqueous solution. Chemical Engineering Technology, 31, 1869-1874.
  22. Qureshi N, Ezeji TC, and Blaschek HP (2008) Butanol Production by Clostridium beijerinckii. Part: Use of acid and enzyme hydrolyzed corn fiber. Bioresource Technology, 99, 5915-5922.