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Participating Students
   
 
Jill Jensen
IGERT Trainee, Michigan Technological University
Ph.D. student in Chemical Engineering
jijensen@mtu.edu [e-mail]

Advisor(s)
Dr. David Shonnard

Hometown
Hibbing, MN

Undergrad Institution
University of Minnesota-Duluth

Hobbies
Reading, going for walks, and scrapbooking.

Research
Pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis stages in the lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol process and characterization and selection of improved cellulase enzymes for the hydrolysis of cellulose to glucose.

Scholarship

Jensen, J. R., Morinelly, J., Aglan, A., Mix, A., & Shonnard, D. R.
(2008). Kinetic Characterization of Biomass Dilute Sulfiric Acid Hydrolysis: Mixtures of Hardwoods, Softwoods, and Switchgrass. AIChE Journal, 54, 1637-1645.

Jensen, J. R., Morinelly, J., Aglan, A., Mix, A., & Shonnard, D. R. (2008). Kinetic Characterization of Biomass Dilute Sulfirit Acid Hydrolysis: Mixtures of Hardwoods, Softwoods, and Switchgrass. AIChE Jourla, 54, 1637-1645

Shonnard DR, Jensen JR, Naber JD, Zhang Q, Maclean AL, Halvorsen KE, Jenkins TL, Sutherland JW, Polonowski C. Wood-to-Wheels: A Multidisciplinary Research Initiative in Sustainable Transportation Utilizing Fuels and Co-Products from Forest Resources. SAE Technical Paper 08CNVG-0026, 2008.

Brodeur-Campbell M, Jensen J, Eatmon T, Sutherland J, Shonnard D. Political feasibility, environmental sustainability, and economic efficiency analysis of conventional and advanced biofuels technologies in the U.S. Global Conference on Sustainable Product Development and Life Cycle Engineering SUSTAINABLE and REMANUFACTURING VI. September 29-October 1, 2008; Busan, Korea.

   
   
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