Lijun Wang

Dr. Lijun Wang

Department of Chemical and Bioengineering

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, USA



2002 Ph.D., National University of Ireland, Dublin

1997 M.Sc., South China University of Technology, China

1994 B.Eng., Zhengzhou University, China

Publications (Selected)

  1. Rahman, Q.M., Wang, L.J., Zhang, B., Xiu, S., and Shahbazi, A. 2015. Green biorefinery of fresh cattail for microalgal culture and ethanol production. Bioresource Technology, 185: 436-440.
  2. Wang, L.J., Agyemang, S.A., Amini, H., and Shahbazi, A. 2015. Mathematical modeling in bioenergy production. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 43: 530-544.
  3. Wang, H., Wang, L.J., and Shahbazi, A. 2015. Life cycle assessment of fast pyrolysis of municipal solid waste.  Journal of Cleaner Production, 87:511-519.
  4. Nan, W., Krishna, C.R., Kim, T.J., Wang, L.J., and Mahajan, D. 2014(June). Catalytic upgrading of switchgrass-derived pyrolysis oil using supported ruthenium and rhodium catalysts. Energy & Fuels, 28: 4588-4595.
  5. Wang, L.J. 2014. Energy efficiency technologies for sustainable food processing, Energy Efficiency, 7(5): 791-810.
  6. Zhang, B., Wang, LJ. , Hasan, R. and Shahbazi, A. 2014. Characterization of a native algae species Chlamydomonas debaryana: strain selection, bioremediation ability and lipid characterization. BioResource, 9(4): 6130-6140.
  7. Cheng, D., Wang, L.J., Shahbazi, A., Xiu, S. and Zhang, B. 2014. Catalytic cracking of crude bio-oil from glycerol-assisted liquefaction of swine manure. Energy Conversion and Management, 87: 378-384.
  8. Cheng, D., Wang, L.J., Shahbazi, A., Xiu, S. and Zhang, B. 2014. Characterization of the physical and chemical properties of the distillate fractions of crude bio-oil produced by the glycerol-assisted liquefaction of swine manure. Fuel, 130: 241-256.
  9. Luo, Z., Wang, LJ. , and Shahbazi, A. 2014. Optimization of ethanol production from sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) juice using response surface methodology. Biomass and Bioenergy, 67: 53-59.
  10. Wang, LJ. , Luo, Z. and Shahbazi, A. 2013. Optimization of simultaneous saccharification and fermentation for the production of ethanol from sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) bagasse using response surface methodology. Industrial Crops and Products, 42: 280-291.
  11. Wang, LJ. 2013. Production of bioenergy and biochemicals from food processing wastes: a review. Transactions of the ASABE, 56(1): 217-230.
  12. Zhang, B., Shahbazi, A., Wang, L., Diallo, O. 2013. The pretreatment, enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation of cattails from constructed wetlands. Energy Sources Part A- Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, 35 (3): 246-252.
  13. Nwachukwu, R.E.S., Shahbazi, A., Wang, L.J.; Worku, M., Ibrahim, S., and Schimmel, K. 2013. Optimization of cultural conditions for conversion of glycerol to ethanol by Enterobacter aerogenes S012. AMB Express, 3(1): 1-12.
  14. Nwachukwu, R.E.S., Shahbazi, A., Wang, L.J.; Ibrahim, S., Worku, M., and Schimmel, K. 2012. Bioconversion of glycerol to ethanol by a mutant Enterobacter aerogenes. AMB Express, 2: 1-20.
  15. Zhang, B., Shahbazi, A., Wang, L.J., Whitmore, A., and Riddick BA. 2012. Fermentation of glucose and xylose in cattail processed by different pretreatment technologies. Bioresources, 7(3): 2848-2859.
  16. Xiu, S., Rojanala, H.K., Shahbazi, A., Fini, E.H., and Wang, L.J. 2012. Pyrolysis and combustion characteristics of bio-oil from swine manure. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 107: 823-829.
  17. Zhang, B., Shahbazi, A., Wang, L.J., Diallo, O., & Whitmore, A. 2011. Hot-water pretreatment of cattails for extraction of cellulose. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology, 38, 819-824.
  18. Zhang, B., Wang, L.J., Shahbazi, A., Diallo, O., and Whitmore, A. 2011. Dilute-sulfuric acid pretreatment and cellulose conversion of cattails. Bioresources Technology, 102: 9308-9312.
  19. Wang, L J, Luo, ZL, Xiu, SN and Shahbazi, A. 2011. Pretreatment and fractionation of wheat straw with acetic acid to enhance enzymatic hydrolysis and ethanol fermentation. Energ Source, 33, 1230-1238.
  20. Wang, L J, Shahbazi, A and Hanna, MA. 2011. Characterization of corn stover, distiller grains and cattle manure for thermochemical conversion. Biomass Bioenerg, 35: 171-178.
  21. Xiu, SN, Shahbazi, A, Shirley, VB, and Wang, LJ. 2011. Swine manure/crude glycerol co-liquefaction: physical properties and chemical analysis of bio-oil product. Bioresource Technol, 102, 1928-1932.
  22. Zhang, B, Shahbazi, A, Wang, LJ, Diallo, O and Whitmore, A. 2010. Alkali pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis of cattails from constructed wetlands. Am J Eng Appl Sci, 3: 328-332.
  23. Xiu, SN, Shahbazi, A, Croonenberghs, J and Wang, LJ. 2010. Oil Production from Duckweed by Thermochemical Liquefaction. Energ Source, 32:1293-1300.
  24. Xiu, S.N., Shahbazi, A., Wang, L.J., and Wallace, C.W. 2010. Supercritical Ethanol Liquefaction of Swine Manure for Bio-Oils Production. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, 3: 494-500.

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