Recent publications

• Kuo Zeng, Qing Yang, Yang Zhang, Yanyang Mei, Xianhua Wang, Haiping Yang, Jingai Shao, Jiashuo Li, Hanping Chen. Influence of torrefaction with Mg-based additives on the pyrolysis of cotton stalk. Bioresource Technology. 2018. 261: 62-69
• Qiang Hu, Haiping Yang, Hanshen Xu, Zhiqiang Wu, Jim Lim, Xiaotao Bi, HanpingChen. Thermal behavior and reaction kinetics analysis of pyrolysis and subsequent in-situ gasification of torrefied biomass pellets. Energy Conversion and Management. 161 (2018) 205-214
• Xueqin Li, Tingzhou Lei, Zhiwei Wang, Xiangyu Li, Zijie Li. Catalytic pyrolysis of corn straw with magnetic solid acid catalyst to prepare levulinic acid by response surface methodology. Industrial Crops and Products. 2018. 116: 73-80
• Xianhua Wang, Jing Wu, Yingquan Chen, Adisak Pattiya, Haiping Yang, Hanping Chen. Comparative study of wet and dry torrefaction of corn stalk and the effect on biomass pyrolysis polygeneration. Bioresource Technology. 2018. 258: 88-97
• Zhaohui Chen, Yunjia Li, Dengguo Lai, Sulong Geng, Qi Zhou, Shiqiu Gao, Guangwen Xu. Coupling coal pyrolysis with char gasification in a multi-stage fluidized bed to co-produce high-quality tar and syngas. Applied Energy. 2018. 215: 348-355
• Wei Chen, Kaixu Li, Mingwei Xia, Yingquan Chen, Haiping Yang, Zhiqun Chen, Xu Chen, Hanping Chen. Influence of NH3 concentration on biomass nitrogen-enriched pyrolysis. Bioresource Technology. 2018. 263: 350-357
• Zhiqiang Wu, Wangcai Yang, Yaowu Li, Bolun Yang. Co-pyrolysis behavior of microalgae biomass and low-quality coal: Products distributions, char-surface morphology, and synergistic effects. Bioresource Technology. 2018. 255: 238-245
• Wei Chen, Kaixu Li, Mingwei Xia, Haiping Yang, Yingquan Chen, Xu Chen, Qingfeng Che, Hanping Chen. Catalytic deoxygenation co-pyrolysis of bamboo wastes and microalgae with biochar catalyst. Energy. 2018. 157: 472-482
• Shihong Zhang, Mingfa Yang, Jingai Shao, Haiping Yang, Kuo Zeng, Yingquan Chen, Jun Luo, Foster Agblevor, Hanping Chen. The conversion of biomass to light olefins on Fe-modified ZSM-5 catalyst: Effect of pyrolysis parameters. Science of The Total Environment. 2018. 628: 350-357
• Haiping Yang, Daqian Wang, Bin Li, Zhiwei Zeng, Lei Qu, Wennan Zhang, Hanping Chen. Effects of potassium salts loading on calcium oxide on the hydrogen production from pyrolysis-gasification of biomass. Bioresource Technology. 249 (2018) 744-750
• Xiong Zhang, Qingfeng Che, Xiang Cui, Zhiyu Wei, Xiaoyan Zhang, Yingquan Chen, Xianhua Wang, Hanping Chen. Application of biomass pyrolytic polygeneration by a moving bed: Characteristics of products and energy efficiency analysis. Bioresource Technology. 2018. 254: 130-138
• Wei Chen, Yingquan Chen, Haiping Yang, Kaixu Li, Xu Chen, Hanping Chen. Investigation on biomass nitrogen-enriched pyrolysis: Influence of temperature. Bioresource Technology. 249 (2018) 247-253
• Xu Chen, Yingquan Chen, Zhen Chen, Danchen Zhu, Haiping Yang, Peng Liu, Tao Li, Hanping Chen. Catalytic fast pyrolysis of cellulose to produce furan compounds with SAPO type catalysts. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 129 (2018) 53-60
• Hao Chen, Hao Cheng, Feng Zhou, Kequan Chen, Kai Qiao, xiuyang Lu, Pingkai Ouyang, Jie Fu. Catalytic fast pyrolysis of rice straw to aromatic compounds over hierarchical HZSM-5 produced by alkali treatment and metal-modification. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 2018. 131: 76-84
• Zihao Zhang, Hao Cheng, Hao Chen, Kequan Chen, Xiuyang Lu, Pingkai Ouyang, Jie Fu. Enhancement in the aromatic yield from the catalytic fast pyrolysis of rice straw over hexadecyl trimethyl ammonium bromide modified hierarchical HZSM-5. Bioresource Technology. 2018. 256: 241-246
• Xing Chen, Huiyan Zhang, Yao Song, Rui Xiao. Prediction of product distribution and bio-oil heating value of biomass fast pyrolysis. Chemical Engineering and Processing-Process Intensification. 2018. 130: 36-42
• Huiyan Zhang, Peter Keliona Wani Likun, Rui Xiao. Improving the hydrocarbon production via co-pyrolysis of bagasse with bio-plastic and dual-catalysts layout. Science of The Total Environment. 2018. 618: 151-156
• Xing Chen, Huiyan Zhang, Rui Xiao. Mobile Autothermal Pyrolysis System for Local Biomass Conversion: Process Simulation and Techno-Economic Analysis. Energy & Fuels. 2018. 32: 4178-4188
• Jun Hu, Shiliang Wu, Xiaoxiang Jiang, Rui Xiao. Structure–Reactivity Relationship in Fast Pyrolysis of Lignin into Monomeric Phenolic Compounds. Energy & Fuels. 2018. 32(2): 1843-1850
• Shanshan Shao, Huiyan Zhang, Rui Xiao, Xiaohua Li, Yixi Cai. Controlled regeneration of ZSM-5 catalysts in the combined oxygen and steam atmosphere used for catalytic pyrolysis of biomass-derivates. Energy Conversion and Management. 2018. 155: 175-181
• Hedong Zhang, Zuopeng Gao, Yang Liu, Chunmei Ran, Jianjun Dai. Microwave-assisted pyrolysis of textile dyeing sludge, and migration and distribution of heavy metals. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 2018. 355: 128-135
• Zhiqiang Wu, Wangcai Yang, Bolun Yang. Thermal characteristics and surface morphology of char during co-pyrolysis of low-rank coal blended with microalgal biomass: Effects of Nannochloropsis and Chlorella. Bioresource Technology. 2018. 249: 501-509
• Zhiqiang Wu, Wangcai Yang, Xueyu Tian, Bolun Yang. Synergistic effects from co-pyrolysis of low-rank coal and model components of microalgae biomass. Energy Conversion and Management. 2017. 135: 212-225
• Zuopeng Gao, Hedong Zhang, Wenya Ao, Jing Li, Jianjun Dai. Microwave pyrolysis of textile dyeing sludge in a continuously operated auger reactor: Condensates and non-condensable gases. Environmental Pollution. 2017. 228: 331-343
• Huiyan Zhang, Yuna Ma, Shanshan Shao, Rui Xiao. The effects of potassium on distributions of bio-oils obtained from fast pyrolysis of agricultural and forest biomass in a fluidized bed. Applied Energy. 2017. 208: 867-877
• Jimin Zeng, Rui Xiao, Huiyan Zhang, Yihong Wang, Dewang Zeng, Zhong Ma. Chemical looping pyrolysis-gasification of biomass for high H2/CO syngas production. Fuel Processing Technology. 2017. 168: 116-122
• Huiyan Zhang, Xin Meng, Chao Liu, Yao Wang, Rui Xiao. Selective low-temperature pyrolysis of microcrystalline cellulose to produce levoglucosan and levoglucosenone in a fixed bed reactor. Fuel Processing Technology. 2017. 167: 484-490
• Huiyan Zhang, Jun Hu, Jian Zheng, Rui Xiao. Fast pyrolysis of cellulosic ethanol solid residues with high ash and lignin contents in a fluidized bed. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 2017. 128: 217-223
• Huiyan Zhang, Shanshan Shao, Mengmeng Luo, Rui Xiao. The comparison of chemical liquid deposition and acid dealumination modified ZSM-5 for catalytic pyrolysis of pinewood using pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Bioresource technology. 2017. 244: 726-732
• Changsong Hu, Rui Xiao, Huiyan Zhang. Ex-situ catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass over HZSM-5 in a two-stage fluidized-bed/fixed-bed combination reactor. Bioresource technology. 2017. 243: 1133-1140
• Jun Hu, Dekui Shen, Shiliang Wu, Rui Xiao. Insight into the effect of ZnCl2 on analytical pyrolysis behavior of cellulolytic enzyme corn stover lignin. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 2017. 127: 444-450
• Huiyan Zhang, Shanshan Shao, Yang Jiang, Tharapong Vitidsant, Prasert Reubroycharoen, Rui Xiao. Improving hydrocarbon yield by two-step pyrolysis of pinewood in a fluidized-bed reactor. Fuel Processing Technology. 2017. 159: 19-26
• Jan Laesecke, Naoko Ellis, Patrick Kirchen. The role of tailored biochar in increasing plant growth, and reducing bioavailability, phytotoxicity, and uptake of heavy metals in contaminated soil. Environmental Pollution. 230 (2017) 329-338
• Tiejun Wang, Qian Zhang, Mingyue Ding, Chenguang Wang, Yuping Li, Qi Zhang, Longlong Ma. Bio-gasoline Production by Coupling of Biomass Catalytic Pyrolysis and Oligomerization Process. Energy Procedia. 2017. 105: 858-863
• Hamid Rezaei, Shahab Sokhansanj, Xiaotao Bi, C. Jim Lim, Anthony Lau. A numerical and experimental study on fast pyrolysis of single woody biomass particles. Applied Energy. 2017. 198: 320-331
• Yingquan Chen, Xiong Zhang, Wei Chen, Haiping Yang, Hanping Chen. The structure evolution of biochar from biomass pyrolysis and its correlation with gas pollutant adsorption performance. Bioresource Technology. 246 (2017) 101-109
• Wei Chen, Yingquan Chen, Haiping Yang, Mingwei Xia, Kaixu Li, Xu Chen, Hanping Chen. Co-pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass and microalgae: Products characteristics and interaction effect. Bioresource Technology. 245 (2017) 860-868
• Junhao Hu, Yaohui Si, Haiping Yang, Jingai Shao, Xianhua Wang, Tingzhou Lei, Foster Agblevor, Hanping Chen. Influence of volatiles-char interactions between coal and biomass on the volatiles released, resulting char structure and reactivity during co-pyrolysis. Energy Conversion and Management. 152 (2017) 229-238
• Xu Chen, Haiping Yang, Yingquan Chen, Wei Chen, Tingzhou Lei, Wennan Zhang, Hanping Chen. Catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass to produce furfural using heterogeneous catalysts. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 127 (2017) 292-298
• Shijie Liu, Yang Xing, Hanchi Chen, Peifeng Tang, Bin Liang. Sustainable Reactors for Biomass Conversion Using Pyrolysis and Fermentation. Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies. 2017. 541-552


1-L Continuous Pyrolysis Reactor - at the University of Alberta

    David Bressler

Continuous feeding biomass polygeneration pyrolysis pilot system - at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology

    Hanping Chen, Qing Yang


Biomass fast pyrolysis unit - at BC Research

    Naoko Ellis


Gasification demonstration plant, 110,000 tonnes biomass/year - Huazhong University of Science and Technology in collaborations with Optics Valley Bluefire company

    Hanping Chen, Qing Yang


Woody biomass pyrolysis for activated carbon

    Cantimber Biotech Inc.


Biomass pyrolysis equipment - at Henan Academy of Sciences

    Tingzhou Lei


Solar thermal system for thermal chemical reactions - at the Beijing University of Chemical Technology

    Tianwei Tan


1,000 t/year biomass fast pyrolysis pilot plant - at Southeast University

    Rui Xiao