Publications & Patents

  1. W. J. Sagues, J. Yang, N. Monroe, S. D. Han, T. Vinzant, M. Yung, H. Jameel, M. Nimlos, & S. Park. 2020. “A Simple Method for Producing Bio-Based Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries” Green Chemistry (IF: 9.405), 22, 7093-7108 
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  2. H. Bao, W. J. Sagues, Y. Wang, W. Peng, L. Zhang, S. Yang, D. Xiao, and Z. Tong. 2020. “Depolymerization of Lignin into Monophenolics by Ferrous/ Persulfate Reagent Under Mild Conditions” ChemSusChem (IF: 7.962) 
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  3. W. J. Sagues,  H. Jameel, D. L. Sanchez, and S. Park. 2020. “Prospects for Bioenergy with Carbon Capture & Storage (BECCS) in the United States Pulp and Paper Industry” Energy & Environmental Science (IF: 33.250), 13, 8, 2243-2261
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  4. W. J. Sagues, C. A. Assis, P. Hah, D. L. Sanchez, Z. Johnson, M. Acharya, H. Jameel, and S. Park. 2019. “Decarbonizing Agriculture through the Conversion of Animal Manure to Dietary Protein and Ammonia Fertilizer” Bioresource Technology (IF: 5.807), 297
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  5. W. J. Sagues, H. Jameel, S. Park, D. L. Sanchez. 2019. “Enhanced Carbon Dioxide Removal from Coupled Direct Air Capture-Bioenergy Systems” Sustainable Energy & Fuels (IF: 4.912), 3, 3135-3146
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  6. W. J. Sagues, A. Jain, D. Brown, S. Aggarwal, A. Suarez, M. Kollman, S. Park, D. S. Argyropoulos. 2019. “Are Lignin-Derived Carbon Fibers Graphitic Enough?” Green Chemistry (IF: 9.405), 21, 4253-4265
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  7. W. J. Sagues, H. Bao, J. Nemenyi, Z. Tong. 2018. “Lignin-First Approach to Biorefining: Utilizing Fenton’s Reagent and Supercritical Ethanol for the Production of Phenolics and Sugars” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (IF: 6.140), 6, 4, 4958-4965
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  8. E. Castro, I. U. Nieves, V. Rondon, W. J. Sagues, M. T. Fernandez-Sandoval, L. P. Yomano, S. W. York, J. E. Erickson, W. Vermerris. 2017. “Potential for ethanol production from different sorghum cultivars” Industrial Crops and Products (IF: 3.849), 109, 367-373
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  9. K. Gubicza, Z. Barta, I. U. Nieves, W. J. Sagues, K. T. Shanmugam, L. O. Ingram. 2016. “Techno-economic analysis of ethanol production from sugarcane bagasse using a Liquefaction plus Simultaneous Saccharification and Co-Fermentation process” Bioresource Technology (IF: 5.807), 208, 42-48
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  10. E. Castro, I. U. Nieves, M. T. Mullinnix, W. J. Sagues, R. W. Hoffman, M.T. Fernandez-Sandoval, Z. Tian, B. Tamang, L. O. Ingram. 2014. “Optimization of dilute-phosphoric-acid steam pretreatment of Eucalyptus benthamii for biofuel production” Applied Energy (IF: 7.900), 125, 76-83
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  11. C. C. Geddes, M. T. Mullinnix, I. U. Nieves, R. W. Hoffman, W. J. Sagues, S. W. York, K. T. Shanmugam, J. E. Erickson, W. Vermerris, L. O. Ingram. 2013. “Seed train development for the fermentation of bagasse from sweet sorghum and sugarcane using a simplified fermentation process” Bioresource Technology (IF: 5.807), 128, 716-724
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Patents

Pending

  1. Robert Milton Baldwin, Mark R. Nimlos, Andrew Nolan Wilson, Maarit Kristiina Iisa, Sunkyu Park, & William Joseph Sagues. Valorization of Bio-Oils. 2020. United States Department of Energy & Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. U.S. 16/253,016