Analytical and Spectroscopic Advances and Their Impact on Biofuel Analysis
Thursday, March 15th, 2012
8:00 AM Room: 313

James Mott, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments and Michael David McGinley, Phenomenex

8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks -
8:05 AMAn Integrative Separations Approach to Characterize the “Residuals” of Biofuel Fermentations, Donald Cannon
8:35 AMFermentation Monitoring in Bioethanol Production; A Trainers Perspective on Calibration, James Mott
9:05 AMAlgae Polar Lipids Characterized by On-Line Liquid Chromatography Coupled with Hybrid Linear Quadrupole Ion Trap/Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry, Alan Marshall
9:35 AMRecess
9:50 AMRecent Advances in Chromatographic Technologies for Biofuel Analysis, Michael McGinley
10:20 AMApproaches and Limitations of Current Analytical Methods for the Characterization of Algae Crude Oils, Stilianos Roussis
10:50 AMAn Anchor in a Sea of Biofuel Diversity: The Formulation of Reference Materials for the Analysis of BioFuels for Metals and Sulfur, Timothy Alavosus

Thought leaders from industry and academia will present some of their recent research in the area of biofuel analysis. Discussion topics will include current practices in bioethanol process control, new chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques, as well as recent developments in 3rd generation algal biofuel analysis.