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4 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive review on thermochemical, biological, biochemical and hybrid conversion methods of bio-derived lignocellulosic molecules into renewable fuels

Kumar, G., Dharmaraja, J., Arvindnarayan, S., Shoban, S., Bakonyi, P., Saratale, G. D., Nemestóthy, N., Bélafi-Bakó, K., Yoon, JJ. J. & Kim, SH. H., 2019 Sep 1, In : Fuel. 251, p. 352-367 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomass
Molecules
Lignin
Cellulose
Biofuels
4 Citations (Scopus)

Biobutanol as a promising liquid fuel for the future - recent updates and perspectives

Pugazhendhi, A., Mathimani, T., Varjani, S., Rene, E. R., Kumar, G., Kim, S. H., Ponnusamy, V. K. & Yoon, J. J., 2019 Oct 1, In : Fuel. 253, p. 637-646 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid fuels
Butanols
Butenes
Fermentation
Clostridium
2 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiesel Potentiality of Microalgae Species: evaluation Using Various Nitrogen Sources

Vadivel, M., Arvindnarayan, S., Kumar, G., Shobana, S., Dharmaraja, J., Nguyen, D. D., Chang, S. W. & Prabhu, K. K. S., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Waste and Biomass Valorization.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiesel
fatty acid
lipid
Nitrogen
Lipids
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bioenergy production and metallic iron (Fe) conversion from Botryococcus sp. cultivated in domestic wastewater: Algal biorefinery concept

Ashokkumar, V., Chen, W. H., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., Kumar, G., Sathishkumar, P., Pandian, S., Ani, F. N. & Ngamcharussrivichai, C., 2019 Sep 15, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 196, p. 1326-1334 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomass
Wastewater
Biodiesel
Iron
Lipids
17 Citations (Scopus)

Biohydrogen production from rice straw: Effect of combinative pretreatment, modelling assessment and energy balance consideration

Yukesh Kannah, R., Kavitha, S., Sivashanmugham, P., Kumar, G., Nguyen, D. D., Chang, S. W. & Rajesh Banu, J., 2019 Jan 22, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. p. 2203-2215 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disintegration
Straw
disintegration
rice
Energy balance
2 Citations (Scopus)

Biohydrogen production from seagrass via novel energetically efficient ozone coupled rotor stator homogenization

Kannah, R. Y., Kavitha, S., Gunasekaran, M., Kumar, G., Banu, J. R. & Zhen, G., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stators
homogenizing
Ozone
Stators
ozone
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cost effective sludge reduction using synergetic effect of dark fenton and disperser treatment

Rajesh Banu, J., Godvin Sharmila, V., Gayathri devi, M., Adish Kumar, S., Kumar, G., Nguyen, D. D. & Dattatraya Saratale, G., 2019 Jan 10, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 207, p. 261-270 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sludge
cost
Costs
Chemical oxygen demand
Profitability

Cultivation of microalgae Chlorella sp. in municipal sewage for biofuel production and utilization of biochar derived from residue for the conversion of hematite iron ore (Fe2O3) to iron (Fe) – Integrated algal biorefinery

Ashokkumar, V., Chen, W. H., Kamyab, H., Kumar, G., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H. & Ngamcharussrivichai, C., 2019 Dec 15, In : Energy. 189, 116128.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hematite
Iron ores
Biofuels
Sewage
Lipids
10 Citations (Scopus)

Developments in biochar application for pesticide remediation: Current knowledge and future research directions

Varjani, S., Kumar, G. & Rene, E. R., 2019 Feb 15, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 232, p. 505-513 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pesticides
Remediation
remediation
pesticide
agricultural performance
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dispersion aided tenside disintegration of seagrass Syringodium isoetifolium: Towards biomethanation, kinetics, energy exploration and evaluation

Rajesh Banu, J., Tamilarasan, K., Uma Rani, R., Gunasekaran, M., Cho, S. K., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H. & Kumar, G., 2019 Apr, In : Bioresource technology. 277, p. 62-67 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disintegration
seagrass
Surface-Active Agents
Kinetic energy
kinetic energy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of light intensity on biomass, carbohydrate and fatty acid compositions of three different mixed consortia from natural ecological water bodies

Kumar, G., Nguyen, D. D., Huy, M., Sivagurunathan, P., Bakonyi, P., Zhen, G., Kobayashi, T., Xu, K. Q., Nemestóthy, N. & Chang, S. W., 2019 Jan 15, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 230, p. 293-300 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbohydrates
Fatty acids
light intensity
carbohydrate
Biomass
13 Citations (Scopus)

Energetically efficient microwave disintegration of waste activated sludge for biofuel production by zeolite: Quantification of energy and biodegradability modelling

Rajesh Banu, J., Parvathy Eswari, A., Kavitha, S., Yukesh Kannah, R., Kumar, G., Jamal, M. T., Saratale, G. D., Nguyen, D. D., Lee, D. G. & Chang, S. W., 2019 Jan 22, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. p. 2274-2288 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

activated sludge
biodegradability
Disintegration
Biodegradability
liquefaction
7 Citations (Scopus)

Engine performance, emission and bio characteristics of rice bran oil derived biodiesel blends

Dharmaraja, J., Nguyen, D. D., Shobana, S., Saratale, G. D., Arvindnarayan, S., Atabani, A. E., Chang, S. W. & Kumar, G., 2019 Mar 1, In : Fuel. 239, p. 153-161 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Biodiesel
Engines
Engine cylinders
Fueling
2 Citations (Scopus)
hexoses
algae
Algae
Feedstocks
beds
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fuels properties, characterizations and engine and emission performance analyses of ternary waste cooking oil biodiesel–diesel–propanol blends

Bencheikh, K., Atabani, A. E., Shobana, S., Mohammed, M. N., Uğuz, G., Arpa, O., Kumar, G., Ayanoğlu, A. & Bokhari, A., 2019 Oct, In : Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. 35, p. 321-334 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cooking
Propanol
Biodiesel
Engines
Fatty acids

Fuel stability of biodiesel from waste cooking oil: A comparative evaluation with various antioxidants using FT-IR and DSC techniques

Uğuz, G., Atabani, A. E., Mohammed, M. N., Shobana, S., Uğuz, S., Kumar, G. & Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., 2019 Sep, In : Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 21, 101283.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cooking fats and oils
Biofuels
Cooking
Differential Scanning Calorimetry
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy

Impact of pretreatment on food waste for biohydrogen production: A review

Rajesh Banu, J., Merrylin, J., Mohamed Usman, T. M., Yukesh Kannah, R., Gunasekaran, M., Kim, S. H. & Kumar, G., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

food
pretreatment
Waste incineration
Fermentation
Energy efficiency
Fermentation
fermentation
Methane
methane
hydrogen
1 Citation (Scopus)

Integrated valorization of Moringa oleifera and waste Phoenix dactylifera L. dates as potential feedstocks for biofuels production from Algerian Sahara: An experimental perspective

Boulal, A., Atabani, A. E., Mohammed, M. N., Khelafi, M., Uguz, G., Shobana, S., Bokhari, A. & Kumar, G., 2019 Jul, In : Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 20, 101234.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Moringa oleifera
Northern Africa
Phoenix dactylifera
Bioethanol
Biofuels
12 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated valorization of waste cooking oil and spent coffee grounds for biodiesel production: Blending with higher alcohols, FT–IR, TGA, DSC and NMR characterizations

Atabani, A. E., Shobana, S., Mohammed, M. N., Uğuz, G., Kumar, G., Arvindnarayan, S., Aslam, M. & Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., 2019 May 15, In : Fuel. 244, p. 419-430 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coffee
Biofuels
Cooking
Biodiesel
Oils
4 Citations (Scopus)

Leachate valorization in anaerobic biosystems: Towards the realization of waste-to-energy concept via biohydrogen, biogas and bioelectrochemical processes

Bakonyi, P., Dharmaraja, J., Shobana, S., Koók, L., Rózsenberszki, T., Nemestóthy, N., Banu J, R., Bélafi-Bakó, K. & Kumar, G., 2019 Jun 28, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 44, 32, p. 17278-17296 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

deuterium fluorides
Biogas
Environmental protection
Land fill
Feedstocks
3 Citations (Scopus)

Nanoparticle induced biological disintegration: A new phase separated pretreatment strategy on microalgal biomass for profitable biomethane recovery

Kavitha, S., Schikaran, M., Yukesh Kannah, R., Gunasekaran, M., Kumar, G. & Rajesh Banu, J., 2019 Oct, In : Bioresource technology. 289, 121624.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disintegration
Biomass
Nanoparticles
Recovery
nickel
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimization of soaking in aqueous ammonia pretreatment for anaerobic digestion of African maize bran

Cayetano, R. D. A., Oliwit, A. T., Kumar, G., Kim, J. S. & Kim, S. H., 2019 Oct 1, In : Fuel. 253, p. 552-560 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Methane
Ammonia
Liquids
Productivity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Polyhydroxy butyrate production by Acinetobacter junii BP25, Aeromonas hydrophila ATCC 7966, and their co-culture using a feast and famine strategy

Anburajan, P., Naresh Kumar, A., Sabapathy, P. C., Kim, G. B., Cayetano, R. D., Yoon, J. J., Kumar, G. & Kim, S. H., 2019 Dec, In : Bioresource technology. 293, 122062.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

famine
Butyrates
Carbon
Nitrates
carbon
5 Citations (Scopus)

Pretreatment of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) biomass feedstock for polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) production and characterization

Saratale, R. G., Saratale, G. D., Cho, S. K., Kim, D. S., Ghodake, G. S., Kadam, A., Kumar, G., Bharagava, R. N., Banu, R. & Shin, H. S., 2019 Jun, In : Bioresource technology. 282, p. 75-80 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feedstocks
Biomass
biomass
Sugars
sugar
1 Citation (Scopus)

Recent trends and prospects in biohythane research: An overview

Lay, C. H., Kumar, G., Mudhoo, A., Lin, C. Y., Leu, H. J., Shobana, S. & Thi Nguyen, M. L., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trends
bioreactors
production engineering
biomass
Biofuels
2 Citations (Scopus)

Rhamnolipid induced deagglomeration of anaerobic granular biosolids for energetically feasible ultrasonic homogenization and profitable biohydrogen

S, K., Kannah R, Y., M, G., Banu J, R. & Kumar, G., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
homogenizing
ultrasonics
Ultrasonics
crack opening displacement
1 Citation (Scopus)

Transesterification and fuel characterization of rice bran oil: A biorefinery path

Nguyen, D. D., Dharmaraja, J., Shobana, S., Sundaram, A., Chang, S. W., Kumar, G., Shin, H. S., Saratale, R. G. & Saratale, G. D., 2019 Oct 1, In : Fuel. 253, p. 975-987 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Transesterification
Biodiesel
Oils
Ignition
5 Citations (Scopus)

Valorization of spent coffee grounds into biofuels and value-added products: Pathway towards integrated bio-refinery

Atabani, A. E., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., Kumar, G., Saratale, G. D., Aslam, M., Khan, H. A., Said, Z. & Mahmoud, E., 2019 Oct 15, In : Fuel. 254, 115640.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coffee
Biofuels
Recycling
Membrane technology
Bioethanol
3 Citations (Scopus)

Wheat straw extracted lignin in silver nanoparticles synthesis: Expanding its prophecy towards antineoplastic potency and hydrogen peroxide sensing ability

Saratale, R. G., Saratale, G. D., Ghodake, G., Cho, S. K., Kadam, A., Kumar, G., Jeon, B. H., Pant, D., Bhatnagar, A. & Shin, H. S., 2019 May 1, In : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 128, p. 391-400 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
Straw
Silver
Hydrogen peroxide
Antineoplastic Agents
2018
10 Citations (Scopus)

A hybrid constructed wetland for organic-material and nutrient removal from sewage: Process performance and multi-kinetic models

Nguyen, X. C., Chang, S. W., Nguyen, T. L., Ngo, H. H., Kumar, G., Banu, J. R., Vu, M. C., Le, H. S. & Nguyen, D. D., 2018 Sep 15, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 222, p. 378-384 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wetlands
Sewage
constructed wetland
Nutrients
sewage
8 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment via the modified gompertz-model reveals new insights concerning the effects of ionic liquids on biohydrogen production

Nemestóthy, N., Bakonyi, P., Rózsenberszki, T., Kumar, G., Koók, L., Kelemen, G., Kim, S. H. & Bélafi-Bakó, K., 2018 Oct 11, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 43, 41, p. 18918-18924 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fermentation
Ionic liquids
Fermentation
liquids
Biocatalysts
20 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiesel production by valorizing waste Phoenix dactylifera L. Kernel oil in the presence of synthesized heterogeneous metallic oxide catalyst (Mn@MgO-ZrO2)

Jamil, F., Al-Muhatseb, A. H., Myint, M. T. Z., Al-Hinai, M., Al-Haj, L., Baawain, M., Al-Abri, M., Kumar, G. & Atabani, A. E., 2018 Jan 1, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 155, p. 128-137 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiesel
Catalysts
Oxides
Low temperature properties
Oils
25 Citations (Scopus)
Taraxacum
antimicrobial activity
Herbal Medicine
Xanthomonas axonopodis
Antioxidants
9 Citations (Scopus)

Biogas Production from Organic Waste: Recent Progress and Perspectives

Atelge, M. R., Krisa, D., Kumar, G., Eskicioglu, C., Nguyen, D. D., Chang, S. W., Atabani, A. E., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H. & Unalan, S., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Waste and Biomass Valorization.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biogas
biogas
Anaerobic digestion
Fossil fuels
fossil fuel
6 Citations (Scopus)

Biohydrogen fermentation of galactose at various substrate concentrations in an immobilized system and its microbial correspondence

Sivagurunathan, P., Pugazhendhi, A., Kumar, G., Park, J. H. & Kim, S. H., 2018 May 1, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 125, 5, p. 559-564 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Galactose
Fermentation
Hydrogen
Hydrogen production
Substrates
4 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) Biodiesel Blends with Euro Diesel, Butanol and Diethyl Ether Using FT-IR, UV–Vis, TGA and DSC Techniques

Mohammed, M. N., Atabani, A. E., Uguz, G., Lay, C. H., Kumar, G. & Al-Samaraae, R. R., 2018 May 17, (Accepted/In press) In : Waste and Biomass Valorization. p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemp
Biodiesel
Butenes
ether
diesel
5 Citations (Scopus)

Co-digestion of untreated macro and microalgal biomass for biohydrogen production: Impact of inoculum augmentation and microbial insights

Sivagurunathan, P., Kumar, G., Kobayashi, T., Xu, K., Kim, S. H., Nguyen, D. D. & Chang, S. W., 2018 Jun 21, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 43, 25, p. 11484-11492 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inoculum
biomass
Macros
Biomass
augmentation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Combined effect of inorganic salts with calcium peroxide pretreatment for kenaf core biomass and their utilization for 2,3-butanediol production

Saratale, R. G., Shin, H. S., Ghodake, G. S., Kumar, G., Oh, M. K. & Saratale, G. D., 2018 Jun, In : Bioresource technology. 258, p. 26-32 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inorganic salt
Peroxides
Powders
Calcium
sugar
10 Citations (Scopus)

Continuous biogenic hydrogen production from dilute acid pretreated algal hydrolysate using hybrid immobilized mixed consortia

Kumar, G., Sivagurunathan, P., Anburajan, P., Pugazhendhi, A., Saratale, G. D., Choi, C. S. & Kim, S. H., 2018 Jun 21, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 43, 25, p. 11452-11459 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrogen production
Hydrogen production
hydraulics
Hydraulics
acids
16 Citations (Scopus)

Controlled synthesis of Pt nanoparticle supported TiO2 nanorods as efficient and stable electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction

Murphin Kumar, P. S., Ponnusamy, V. K., Deepthi, K. R., Kumar, G., Pugazhendhi, A., Abe, H., Thiripuranthagan, S., Pal, U. & Krishnan, S. K., 2018 Jan 1, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 6, 46, p. 23435-23444 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrocatalysts
Nanorods
Nanostructures
Oxygen
Nanoparticles
7 Citations (Scopus)

Cultivation of microalgal biomass using swine manure for biohydrogen production: Impact of dilution ratio and pretreatment

Kumar, G., Nguyen, D. D., Sivagurunathan, P., Kobayashi, T., Xu, K. & Chang, S. W., 2018 Jul, In : Bioresource technology. 260, p. 16-22 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manures
Dilution
manure
Biomass
dilution
9 Citations (Scopus)

Disperser-induced bacterial disintegration of partially digested anaerobic sludge for efficient biomethane recovery

Banu, J. R., Kannah, R. Y., Kavitha, S., Gunasekaran, M., Yeom, I. T. & Kumar, G., 2018 Sep 1, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 347, p. 165-172 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disintegration
methane
sludge
Recovery
Methane
8 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) on high-rate continuous biohydrogen production from galactose

Anburajan, P., Pugazhendhi, A., Park, J. H., Sivagurunathan, P., Kumar, G. & Kim, S. H., 2018 Jan 1, In : Bioresource Technology. 247, p. 1197-1200 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogen production
Galactose
Feedstocks
microbial community
hydrogen
21 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of feeding mode and dilution on the performance and microbial community population in anaerobic digestion of food waste

Park, J. H., Kumar, G., Yun, Y. M., Kwon, J. C. & Kim, S. H., 2018 Jan, In : Bioresource technology. 248, p. 134-140 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Dilution
microbial community
dilution
food
25 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of torrefaction pretreatment on the pyrolysis of rubber wood sawdust analyzed by Py-GC/MS

Chen, W. H., Wang, C. W., Kumar, G., Rousset, P. & Hsieh, T. H., 2018 Jul, In : Bioresource technology. 259, p. 469-473 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Rubber
rubber
Gas chromatography
pyrolysis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of acclimation and pH on ammonia inhibition for mesophilic methanogenic microflora

Park, J. H., Yoon, J. J., Kumar, G., Jin, Y. S. & Kim, S. H., 2018 Oct, In : Waste Management. 80, p. 218-223 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acclimation
ammonia
nitrogen
methane
effect
19 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of concentration and gas flow rate on the removal of gas-phase toluene and xylene mixture in a compost biofilter

Rene, E. R., Sergienko, N., Goswami, T., López, M. E., Kumar, G., Saratale, G. D., Venkatachalam, P., Pakshirajan, K. & Swaminathan, T., 2018 Jan, In : Bioresource technology. 248, p. 28-35 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilters
Xylenes
Toluene
xylene
Xylene
11 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a membrane permeation system for biogas upgrading using model and real gaseous mixtures: The effect of operating conditions on separation behaviour, methane recovery and process stability

Nemestóthy, N., Bakonyi, P., Szentgyörgyi, E., Kumar, G., Nguyen, D. D., Chang, S. W., Kim, S. H. & Bélafi-Bakó, K., 2018 Jun 1, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 185, p. 44-51 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biogas
biogas
Permeation
Methane
methane