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Results

Publications

  1. Walker, K., Vadlani, P., Brijwani, K., Madl, R., Ugorowski, P., and Hohn, K.L. “Ethanol fermentation from food processing waste”, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 32:1280-1283 (2013).
  2. Roy, S., Aguirre, A., Higgins, D., and Chikan, V., "Investigation of Charge Transfer Interactions in CdSe Nanorod P3HT/PMMA Blends by Optical Microscopy", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116:3153-3160 (2012).
  3. Y. Kuo, C.D. Frye, M. Ikenberry, K.J. Klabunde, "Titanium-indium oxy(nitride) with and without RuO2 loading as photocatalysts for hydrogen production under visible light from water", Catalysis Today 199(2013) 15-21.
  4. Reinhard, E., Champion, B., Schulz, N.N., Gould, R., Perez, E., and Brown, N., "Computer power consumption and management: “Earth, wind, and fire: Sustainable energy for the 21st century” research experience for undergraduates," Power Systems Conference and Exposition (PSCE), 2011 IEEE/PES , pp.1-8, 2011, doi: 10.1109/PSCE.2011.5772621
  5. Ko, T.-W. and Pahwa, A., “Investigating Small Renewable Energy Light Sources to Meet the Needs of Off-Grid People,” Proceedings of International Conference on Power Systems Operation and Planning, Abuja, Nigeria, Jan. 2010.
  6. Erickson, L.E., Griswold, W., Hohn, K.L., and Saulters, O. “Enriching and Evaluating Sustainability Education”, Journal of Sustainability Education 1(2010) 1.
  7. Reed, R., Erickson, L.E., and Yuan, W., “Growth of Algae Using Nitrogen and Phosphorous in Waste Water”, Proceedings of the 39th Annual Biochemical Engineering Symposium, Kansas State University, pp. 16-24.
  8. J. Aronoff, B. Champion, C. Lauer, A. Pahwa, "The Effectiveness of Community-Based Social Marketing on Energy Conservation for Sustainable University Campuses", IEEE Power and Energy 11 (2013) 30-38.
  9. E.L. Goldin, L.E. Erickson, B. Natarajan, G. Brase, A. Pahwa, "Solar Powered Charge Stations for Electric Vehicles", Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 33:1298-1308 (2014).
  10. K. Hudek, L.C. Davis, J. Ibbini, L.E. Erickson, “Commercial Products from Algae”, in: R. Bajpai, A. Prokop and M. Zappi (Eds.), Algal Biorefineries, Springer, New York, NY, p. 275-295 (2013).
  11. M. Ikenberry, L. Pena, D. Wei, H. Wang, S. Bossmann, T. Wilke, D. Wang, V.R. Komreddy, D.P. Rillema, K.L. Hohn , "Acid monolayer functionalized iron oxide nanoparticles as catalysts for carbohydrate hydrolysis", Green Chem. 16 (2014) 836-843.
  12. W.W. McNeary, L.E. Erickson, "Sustainable Management of Algae in Eutrophic Ecosystems", Journal of Environmental Protection4 (2013) 9-19.
  13.  S. Pahwa, A. Hodges, C. Scoglie, S. Wood, “Topological Characteristics of the Power Grid and Mitigation Strategies Against Cascading Failures”, IEEE Systems Conference, 2010; DOI 10.1109/SYSTEMS.2010.5482329.
  14. J. Robinson, G. Brase, W. Griswold, C. Jackson, L.E. Erickson, "Business Models for Solar Powered Charging Stations to Develop Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles", Sustainability 6:7358-7367 (2014).
  15. B. Ronnebaum, L.E. Erickson, A. Pahwa, G. Brase, M. Babcock, "Economics and External Costs of Solar Powered Charge Stations for Electric Vehicles", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews34 (2014), 1808-1813.
  16. Griswold, W.M. (2012). Journals as evaluative tools. In Glowacki-Dudka, M. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, Community and Extension Education, (pp. 59-64).
  17. L.E. Erickson, A. Burkey, K.G. Morrissey, M. Reynolds, J. Robinson, B. Ronnebaum, T. Wagner, P. Singh, B. Natarajan, and A. Pahwa, “Social, Economic, Technological and Environmental Impacts of the Development and Implementation of Solar-powered Charging Stations”, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy34 (2015), 1808-1813.
  18. L.E. Erickson, J. Robinson, G. Brase, and J. Cutsor, Solar Powered Charging Infrastructure for Electrical Vehicles: A Sustainable Development, CRC Press, 2016.

Presentations

  1. Reinhard, E., Champion, B., Schulz, N., Gould, R., Perez, E. and Brown, N., "Computer Power Consumption and Management", IEEE PES Power System Conference and Exposition, Phoenix, AZ, March 20-23, 2011.
  2. Reinhard, E., Champion, B., Schulz, N., Gould, R., Perez, E., and Brown, N., "Evaluation of Power Management in a University Computing Lab Environment”, EDUCAUSE West/Southwest Regional Conference, Austin, TX, February 22-24, 2011.
  3. Tieszen, K., Hohn, K.L., Vadlani, P., “Production of 2,3-butanediol and its derivatives from biomass”, poster presentation, AICHE 2009 National Meeting.
  4. Pahwa, S., Hodges, A., Scoglio, C., Wood, S., “Title: Topological Characteristics of the Power Grid and Mitigation Strategies Against Cascading Failures”, IEEE Systems Conference, 2010.
  5. Ko, T.-W., Pahwa, A., “Investigating Small Renewable Energy Light Sources to Meet the Needs of Off-Grid People”, International Conference on Power System Operation and Control, Abuja, Nigeria, 2010.
  6. Ko, T.-W., Pahwa, A., "Investigating Small Renewable Energy Light Source to Meet the Energy Needs of People Living Off-grid”, MKN McNair Heartland Research Conference, 2009.
  7. Baker, S., Johnson, J., and Klabunde, K.J., “Synthesis, Characterization and Fundamental Studies of Manganese Doped TiO2/SiO2: An Eco-Friendly Photocatalyst”, Midwest Regional ACS Meeting, Abstract, Wichita, KS, October 2010.
  8. Griswold, W. “Advancing Sustainability Education: Transformative Learning and Undergraduate Research Experiences”, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Denver, CO, October 2010.
  9. Walker, K., “Ethanol Fermentation from Food Processing Waste”, Kansas NSF EPSCOR conference, Lawrence, KS, October 2010.
  10. Walker, K. “Ethanol Fermentation from Food Processing Waste”, University of Kansas Energy Conference, Lawrence, KS, April 14, 2011.
  11. Aguirre, A., Roy, S., Higgins, D., Chikan, V.,“Probing charge generation and transport in CdSe nanorod/polymer composites”, “Creating the Future: Women in Engineering”, Las Cruces, NM, October 23, 2010.
  12. Aguirre, A., Roy, S., Higgins, D., Chikan, V, “Probing charge generation and transport in CdSe nanorod/polymer composites”, AIChE National Student Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, November 8, 2010.
  13. Pahwa, S., Hodges, A., Scoglio, C., Wood, S., “Title: Topological Characteristics of the Power Grid and Mitigation Strategies Against Cascading Failures”, IEEE Systems Conference, San Diego, CA, April 8-10, 2010.
  14. Reed, R., Erickson, L.E., and Yuan, W., “Growth of Algae Using Nitrogen and Phosphorus in Wastewater”, Poster presentation at the 39th Annual Biochemical Engineering Symposium, Kansas State University, April 17, 2010.
  15. Klopfenstein, L. and Miller, R. D., “Case Study of Small-Scale Wind Turbine Power Production”, AICHE 2011 National Meeting.
  16. Bains, P., Li, J., and Klankowski, S., “Modeling Silicon Anodes Using COMSOL Multiphysics ® for Use in Lithium Ion Batteries”, AICHE 2011 National Meeting.
  17. Wilke, T., “Fabricating Silica Monoliths with Macroscopically Aligned Nanopores using Block Copolymer Templating”, AICHE 2011 National Meeting.
  18. Ngo, T, Ikenberry, M., and Hohn, K., “Synthesis of amine-funcationalized magnetite particles”, AICHE 2011 National Meeting.
  19. Touchstone, T., McGraw, N., Tomlinson, S., Anthony, J., “Extraction of Zein Using Ionic Liquids”, AICHE 2011 National Meeting.
  20. T. Boguskie, L.E. Erickson, B.A. Leven, E. Chan, B. Natarajan, “Solar Power Charge Stations: LCA Thinking”, ALCA XII Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Tacoma, Washington, September , 2012.
  21. T. Edwards, R.D. Miller, D. Weerasinghe, “Economic Optimization of Distributed Generation: Microgrid Integration of Wind, Solar, and Energy Storage Systems”, AICHE 2013 National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November, 2013, 2013.
  22. C. Kehr, S.R. Tomlinson, P.V. Vadlani, J.L. Anthony, “The Solubility of the Corn Protein Zein in Ionic Liquids Compared to Conventional Solvents”, AICHE 2012 National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2012, 2012.
  23. C.A. McConnell, Q. Zeng, K.L. Hohn, “Sustainable Production of Jet-Propulsion Fuels: Bifuncational Catalytic Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol”, AICHE 2012 National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2012.
  24. C.A. McConnell, Q. Zheng, K.L. Hohn, “Sustainable Production of Jet-Propulsion Fuels: Bifuncational Catalytic Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol”, AICHE Pacific Northwest Regional Meeting, Bozeman, MT, April, 2013.
  25. L. McDougald, K.L. Hohn, Q. Zheng, “Kinetics of 2,3-Butanediol Reaction with Cu-ZSM-5”, AICHE 2013 National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November, 2013.
  26. W. McNeary, L.E. Erickson, “Sustainable Management of Algae in Eutrophic Ecosystems”, AICHE 2013 National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November, 2013.
  27. S.E. Montgomery, D. Jose, K.J. Klabunde, “Characterizing Au/TiO2 Nanocomposites for Photo-Catalytic Water Splitting”, AICHE 2012 National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2012.
  28. J. Santiago, L. Pena, D. Wang, “Acid Functionalized Nanoparticles for Pretreatment of Photoperiod Sensitive Sorghum”, AICHE Mid-Atlantic Conference, Piscataway, NJ, April, 2013.
  29. W. Griswold, “Creating sustainable societies: Developing future professionals”. 2014, October 2. First International Conference on Transnational Education and Learning. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  30. W. Griswold, Journals as evaluative tools. 2012, September 28. 31st Annual Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, Community and Extension Education. Edmond, Oklahoma.
  31. Advancing sustainability education: Transformative learning and higher education. 2011, November 3. 2011 AAACE and AHEA Annual Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana.
  32. Erickson, L. E., K.L. Hohn and W. Griswold, "Sustainable Energy REU at Kansas State University," presented at the Session Best Practices of REU Sites, November 20, 2014 at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.
  33. J.M. Robinson and L.E. Erickson, "Business Models for Solar Powered Charging Stations to Develop Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles," AIChE 2014 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November, 2014. (2nd Place in Sustainability category).
  34. E. Cheese, “Thin Film Photovoltaics Response to Heat on Various Substances”, AICHE 2014 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November, 2014. (3rd Place in Sustainability category).
  35. C. Hancock, G. Pandey, and J. Li, “Ionic Liquid and Gell Electrolytes for Carbon-Based Super-capacitors”, AICHE 2014 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November, 2014.
  36. G. Pandey, C. Hancock, and J. Li, “Thermostable, Ionic Liquid and Succinonitrle-based Gel Electrolyte for High Performance All-Solid-State Supercapacitors”, Midwest Regional ACS Meeting, Columbia, MO, October, 2014.
  37. L.E. Erickson, R. Maghirang, A. Znamensky, “Impacts of Electric Vehicles and SPCS on Ambient Air Quality”, AICHE 2015 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November, 2015.
  38. J. Chen and B. Liu, “DFT Modeling of Cu-catalyzed CO to EtOH Conversion”, AICHE 2015 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November, 2015.
  39. K. Morrissey and L. Wilken, “Process Development for Corn Protein Recovery after Germ Wet Milling for Value-Added Co-Products”, 2015 Institute of Biological Engineering annual meeting, St. Louis, MO, March, 2015 (First place – undergraduate poster competition).
  40. H. Gunn, V. Voigt, M.S. Kolathodi, and G. Singh, “Modified Graphene Oxide for Long Cycle Sodium-Ion Batteries”, MRS Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March, 2016.
  41. M.S. Kolathodi, H. Gunn, V. Voigt, and G. Singh, “New Insights into Synthesis of Graphen Oxide Nanoflakes and Electrochemical Performance as Sodium-Ion Battery Electrodes”, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March, 2016.