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Refereed Journal Articles

Rijal, B., Igathinathane, C., Karki, B., Yu, M., Pryor, S. W. 2012. Combined Effect of pelleting and pretreatment on enzymatic hydrolysis of switchgrass. Bioresource Technology, 116: 36-41.

Igathinathane, C., Ulusoy, U., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2012. Comparison of particle size distribution of celestite minerals by machine vision ∑Volume approach and mechanical sieving. Power Technology, 215-216: 137-146.

Wooten, J. R., Filip To, S. D., Igathinathane, C., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2011. Discrimination of bark from wood chips through optical texture analysis. Computer and Electronics in Agriculture, 79(1): 13-19. 

Bitra, V. S. P., Womac, A. R., Yang, Y. T., Miu, P. I., Igathinathane, C., Chevanan, N., and Sokhansanj, S. 2011. Characterization of wheat straw particle size distributions as affected by knife mill operating factors. Biomass and Bioenergy, 35(8): 3674-3686.

Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L.O., Schilling, M.W., and Columbus, E.P. 2011. Fast and simple measurement of cutting energy requirement of plant stalk and prediction model development. Industrial Crops and Products, 33(2): 518-523.

Naimi, L.J., Sokhansanj, S., Womac, A.R., Bi, X.T., Lim, C.J., Igathinathane, C., Lau, A.K., Sowlati, T., Melan, S., Emami, M., and Afzal, M. 2011. Development of a population balance model to stimulate fractionation of ground switchgrass. Transactions of the ASABE, 54(1): 219-227.

Bitra, V.S.P., Womac, A.R., Igathinathane, C., and Sokhansanj, S. 2010. Knife mill communication energy analysis of switchgrass, wheat straw, and corn stover and their particle size distributions. Transactions of the ASABE, 53(5): 1639-1651.

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A.R., and Sokhansanj, S. 2010. Corn stalk orientation effect on mechanical cutting. Biosystems Engineering, 107(2): 97-106.

Igathinathane, C., Shankar, T.J., Sokhansanj, S., Bi, X., Lim, J.C., Melan, S., and Mohammed, E. 2010. Simple and inexpensive method of wood pellets macro-porosity measurement. Bioresource Technology, 101(16): 6528-6537.

Igathinathane, C., Davis, J. D., Purswell, J. L., and Columbus, E.P. 2010. Application of 3D scanned imaging methodology for volume, surface area, and envelope density evaluation of densified biomass. Bioresource Technology, 101(11): 4220-4227. 

Chevanan, N., Womac, A. R., Bitra, V. S. P., Igathinathane, C., Yang, Y. T., Miu, P. I., and Sokhansanj, S. 2010. Bulk density and compaction behavior of knife mill chopped switchgrass, wheat straw, and corn stover. Bioresource Technology, 101(1): 207-214. 

Igathinathane, C., S. Melin, S. Sokhansanj, X. Bi, C. Jim Lim, L. O. Pordesimo, and E. P. Columbus. 2009. Machine vision based particle size and distribution determination of airborne dust of wood and bark pellets. Powder Technology, 196(2): 202-212. 

Bitra, V. S. P., Womac, A. R., Yang, Y. T., Miu, P. I., Igathinathane, C., and Sokhansanj, S. 2009. Mathematical Model Parameters for Particle Size Spectra Ranges for Knife-Milled Corn Stover. Biosystems Engineering, 104(3): 369-383. 

Bitra, V. S. P., Womac, A. R., Igathinathane, C., Miu, P. I., Yang, Y. T., Smith, D. R., Chevanan, N., and Sokhansanj, S. 2009. Direct measures of mechanical energy for knife mill size reduction of switchgrass, wheat straw, and corn stover. Bioresource Technology, 100(24): 6568-6585. 

Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L.O., Columbus, E.P., Batchelor, W.D., and Sokhansanj, S. 2009. Sieveless Particle Size Distribution of Particulate Materials through Computer Vision. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 66(2): 147-158. 

Bitra, V. S. P., Womac, A. R., Yang, Y. T., Igathinathane, C., Miu, P. I., Chevanan, N. and Sokhansanj, S. 2009. Knife mill operating factors effect on switchgrass particle size distributions. Bioresource Technology, 100(21): 5176-5188. 

Bitra, V. S. P., Womac, A. R., Chevanan, N., Miu, P. I., Igathinathane, C., Sokhansanj, S., and Smith, D. R. 2009. Direct mechanical energy measures of hammer mill comminution of switchgrass, wheat straw, and corn stover and analysis of their particle size distributions. Powder Technology, 193(1): 32-45.

Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L. O., Womac, A. R., and Sokhansanj, S. 2009. Hygroscopic Moisture Sorption Kinetics Modeling of Corn Stover and Its Fractions. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 25(1): 65-73. 

Li, H., Pordesimo, L.O., Igathinathane, C., and Vinyard, B. 2009. Physical Property Effects on Drying Of Chile Peppers. International Journal of Food Properties, 12(2): 316-330. 

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A. R., Sokhansanj, S., and Narayan, S. 2009. Size reduction of high- and low- moisture corn stalks by linear knife grid system. Biomass and Bioenergy, 33(4): 547-557. 

Wei, L., Pordesimo, L.O., Igathinathane, C., and Batchelor, W.D. 2009. Mass and Energy Analysis of Ethanol Production from Wood through Bioprocessing. Biomass and Bioenergy, 33(2): 255-266. 

Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L.O., and Batchelor, W.D. 2009. Major Orthogonal Dimensions Measurement of Food Grains by Machine Vision using ImageJ. Food Research International, 42(1): 76-84. 

Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L.O., Columbus, E.P., Batchelor, W.D., and Methuku, S.R. 2008. Shape Identification and Particles Size Distribution from Basic Shape Parameters using ImageJ. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 63(2): 168-182. 

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A.R., Pordesimo, L.O., and Sokhansanj. 2008. Mold appearance and modelling on selected corn stover components during moisture sorption. Bioresource Technology, 99(14): 6365-6371. 

Igathinathane, C., Chattopadhyay, P.K., and Pordesimo, L.O. 2008. Moisture Diffusion Modeling of Parboiled Paddy Accelerated Tempering Process with Extended Application to Multi-pass Drying Simulation. Journal of Food Engineering, 88(2): 239-253. 

Igathinathane, C., Chennakesavulu, B., Manohar, K., Womac, A. R., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2008. Photovoltaic Leaf Area Meter Development and Testing. International Journal of Food Properties, 11(1): 53-67. 

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A. R., Sokhansanj, S., and Narayan, S. 2007. Knife grid size reduction to pre-process high- and low-moisture switchgrass. 2007. Bioresource Technology, 99(7): 2254-2264. 

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A. R., Sokhansanj, S., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2007. Moisture sorption thermodynamic properties of corn stover fractions. Transactions of ASABE, 50(6): 2151-2160. 

Igathinathane, C., Srikanth, I., Prakash, K., Ramesh, B. and Womac, A. R. 2007. Development of Parabolic Weirs for Simplified Discharge Measurement. Biosystems Engineering, 96(1): 111-119. 

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A. R., Sokhansanj, S., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2006. Mass and Moisture Distribution in Above-ground Components in Standing Corn Plants. The Transactions of ASAE, 49(1): 97-106. 

Igathinathane, C., Prakash, V. S. S., Padma, U., Ravi Babu, G., and Womac, A. R. 2006. Interactive Computer Software for Leaf Area Measurement. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 51(1-2): 1-16. 

Yu, M., Womac, A. R., Igathinathane, C., Ayers, P. D., and Buschermohle, M. J. 2006. Ultimate Strength Characteristics of Switchgrass Stem Cross-Sections at Representative Processing Conditions. Biomass and Bioenergy, 30(3): 214-219. 

Womac, A.R., Igathinathane, C., Sokhansanj, S., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2005. Biomass Moisture Relations of an Agricultural Field Residue: Corn Stover. Transactions of ASAE, 48(6): 2073-2083. 

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A. R., Sokhansanj, S., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2005. Sorption Equilibrium Moisture Characteristics of Selected Corn Stover Components. Transactions of ASAE, 48(4): 1449-1460. 

Igathinathane, C., Chattopadhyay, P. K., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2005. Combination Soaking Procedure for Rough Rice Parboiling. Transactions of ASAE, 48(2): 665-671. 

Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L. O., Womac, A. R., Malleswar, V. K., and Appa Rao, U. 2005. Viscosity Measurement Technique using Standard Glass Burette for Newtonian Liquids. Instrumentation Science & Technology, 33(1):101-125. 

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 2002. Development of Accelerated Tempering Process in Drying for Parboiled Paddy. Biosystems Engineering, 83(1):97-105. 

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 2000. Surface Area of General Ellipsoid Shaped Food Material by Simplified Regression Equation Method. Journal of Food Engineering, 46(4):257-266. 

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 1999. Moisture Diffusion Modelling of Drying in Parboiled Paddy Components Part II: Bran and Husk. Journal of Food Engineering, 41(2):89-101. 

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 1999. Moisture Diffusion Modelling of Drying in Parboiled Paddy Components Part I: Starchy Endosperm. Journal of Food Engineering, 41(2):79-88. 

Venkatramaiah, K. and Igathinathane, C. 1999. Development and Testing of Multi-Nozzle Pneumatic Compression Wheel-Barrow Sprayer. The Andhra Agricultural Journal, 46(1):18-23. 

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 1998. On the Development of a Ready Reckoner Table for Evaluating Surface Area of General Ellipsoids Based on Numerical Techniques. Journal of Food Engineering, 36(2):233-247. 

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 1998. Numerical Techniques for Estimating the Surface Areas of Ellipsoids Representing Food Materials. Journal of Agril. Engineering Research, 70(4):313-322. 

Igathinathane, C. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 1997. Mathematical Prediction of Moisture Profile in Layers of Grain during Pre-conditioning. Journal of Food Engineering, 31(2):185-197.

Presentations in Technical Forums

Igathinathane, C., L. Backer, M. Liebig, and K. Nichols. 2012. LaTeX for agricultural extension professionals. ASABE Paper No. 121337356, 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, US. (Paper presentation). 

Igathinathane, C., C. Gustafson, D. Archer, J. Hendrickson, and S. Kronberg. 2012. Effects of field variables on infield biomass bales aggregation strategies. ASABE Paper No. 121337357, 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, US. (Poster presentation).

M. Yu, C. Igathinathane, C. Gustafson, J. Hendrickson, and M. Sanderson. 2012. Mechanical shear and tensile characteristics of selected biomass stems. ASABE Paper No. 121337358, 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, US. (Poster presentation). 

Rijal, B., B. Karki, M. Yu, C. Igathinathane, and S. W. Pryor. 2012. Interaction of densification and pretreatment for the enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation of biomass. To be presented at the ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, US. (Paper presentation). 

Igathinathane, C., Ulusoy, U. 2012. Particle size distribution of particulate materials by number, length, area, and volume machine vision methods. ASABE Paper No. RRV12123, 2012 ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, March 30-31, 2012, Sponsored by the Red River Valley Section of ASABE, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, US. (Oral presentation). 

Igathinathane, C., Backer, L.F. 2012. Simplified no-code machine vision method of accurate dimension measurement of granular materials. ASABE Paper No. RRV12124, 2012 ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, March 30-31, 2012, Sponsored by the Red River Valley Section of ASABE, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, US. (Oral presentation). 

Yu, M., Igathinathane, C., Gustafson, C., Hendrickson, J.R., Sanderson. M. 2012. Hydration characteristics of switchgrass, big bluestem, and bromegrass. ASABE Paper No. RRV12101, 2012 ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, March 30-31, 2012, Sponsored by the Red River Valley Section of ASABE, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, US. (Oral presentation). 

Rijal, B., Igathinathane, C.  Karki, B., Yu, M., Pryor, S.W. 2012. Interaction effect of pelleting and pretreatment on the sugar yield of switchgrass. ASABE Paper No. RRV12102, 2012 ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, March 30-31, 2012, Sponsored by the Red River Valley Section of ASABE, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, US. (Oral presentation). 

Igathinathane, C., Archer, D., Gustafson, C., Schmer, M., Hendrickson, J., Kronberg, S., Backer, and Faller,T. 2012. Efficient infield bale collection strategies – Save time, effort, and Money. 2011 Research Results & Technology Conference of NGPRL, USDA-ARS, February 21, 2012, Mandan, ND. (Oral presentation). 

Igathinathane, C., and Backer, L. 2012. Efficient dimensions measurement of granular materials using image processing. 2011 Research Results & Technology Conference of NGPRL, USDA-ARS, February 21, 2012, Mandan, ND. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C. 2011. LaTeX Document Processing System for Journal Artcles Publications. 2011 NDSU REC/Extension Fall Conference, November 1-3, 2011, Fargo, ND (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Hellevang, K., Backer, L., Thorson, C., and Gustafson, C. 2011. LaTeX Document Preparatio System for Agricultural Extension Professionals Applications. 2011 NDSU REC/Extension Fall Conference, November 1-3, 2011 Fargo, ND. (Poster Presentaton).

Igathinathane, C. 2011. Infield Biomass Bales Aggregation Strategies. North Dakota Stockmen's Association Annual Meeting, September 22-24, 2011, Bismarck. (Poter presentation).

Igathinathane, C. 2011. Infield Logistics of Biomass Bales. Dakota Spirit AgEnergy, Producer Advisory Group Meeting, ND Farmers Union State Headquartes - September 9, 2011. Jamestown, ND. (Invited) (oral presentation).

Igathinathane, C., 2011. LaTeX for Agricultural and Biological Engineers. ASABE Paper No. 1110610, 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, August 7-10, 2011, Louisville, KY, US (Paper presentation)

Igathinathane, C., Rugroden, P., and Pordesimo, L. O. Fish Feed Pellets Orthogonal Dimensions through Computer Vision Profile Search Approach. ASABE Paper No. 1110624, 2011 ASABE Annyal International Meeting, August 7-10, 2011, Louisville, KY, US (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Archer, D., Gustafson, C., Schmer, M., Hendrickson, J., Kronberg, S., Keshwani, D., Hellevang, K., Nowatzki, J., Backer, L., Thorson, C., Faller, T. and Roth, M. 2010. Infield Aggregation Transport of Biomass Round Bales. ASABE Paper No. 1110625, 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, August 7-10, 2011, Lousiville, KY, US. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Ulusoy, U., and Pordesimo, L. O. Machine Vision Based Particle Size Distribution of Particulate Materials and its Experimental Verification. ASABE Paper No. 1110656, 2011 ASABE International Meeting, August 7-10, 2011, Louisville, KY, US. (Poster presentation). 

Igathinathane, C., 2011. Cost Effective Machine Vision Approach for Size and Size Distribution of Agricultural and Biomass Materials. The Science And Engineering For A Biobased Industry And Economy; 2011 S-1041 Annual Symposium, August 2, 2011, Stillwater, OK, US. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., 2010. Biomass preprocessing and logicatics opportunities. Energy: The Spark of our Future, North Dakota Soil and Conservation Society & Professional Soil Classifiers Association of North Dakota, Joint Annual Meeting - October 14-15, 2010, Minot, ND (Invited and Oral presentation).

Kronberg, S., Schmer, M.R., Tanaka, D.L., Igathinathane, C., Liebig, M.A. and Hendrickson, J.R. 2010. Leaf to livestock and stem to bio-fuel: sundangrass & sorghum-sundangrass. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America (ASA, CSSA, and SSSA) 2010 International Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA. Oct. 31-Nov. 3 (Poster Presentation).

Nichols, K.A., Archer, D., Boateng, A., Igathinathane, C., Hendrickson, J., Kronberg, S., Liebig, M. A., Schmer, M. and Wiesenborn, D. 2010. Using biochar to enhance carbon sequestration by stimulating arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to produce glomalin and form stable soil aggregates, US Biochar Conference, Ames, IA. June 27-30. (Paper Presentation)

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A. R., and Sokhansanj, S. 2010. Effect of Angle of Cut on Corn Stalks Mechanical Cutting Strength and Energy. ASABE Paper No. 1008644, ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-June 23, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Melin, S., Pordesimo, L. O., Sokhansanj, S., Columbus, E. P., Bi, X., and Lim, C. J. 2010. Development of Advanced Pixel-March Algorithm to Determine the Width of Non-Convex Shaped Biomass Particles by Machine Vision. ASABE Paper No. 1008791, ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-June 23, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. (Paper presentation).

Pordesimo, L. O., Igathinathane, C., Bevans, B., and Hozgraefe, D. P. 2010. The Potential of Dimensional Measurements of Individual Pellets as Another Measure for Evaluating Pellet Quality. ASABE Paper No. 1008996, ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-June 23, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. (Paper presentation).

Pordesimo, L. O., Holt, G., and Igathinathane, C. 2010. Weathering and Moisture Effects on Switchgrass Size Reduction in a Hammermill. ASABE Paper No. 1008999, ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-June 23, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C.Pordesimo, L. O., Melin, S., Sokhansanj, S., and Columbus, E. P. 2010.  Airborne dust particles size and size distribution by machine vision. Paper No. 36147.  The 101th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, Phoenix, Arizona, May 16-19.  (Invited) (Oral presentation).

Massey, W.A, Igathinathane, C., Davis, J.D., Purswell, J.L., Columbus, E.P. Densified biomass mass properties determination using 3D laser scanning and image analysis. Mississippi State University BioFuels Conference “The next generation of biofuels” Jackson, Mississippi, August 6-7, 2009 (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Melin, S., Sokhansanj, S., Bi, X., Lim, C.J., and Pordesimo, L.O. Pellet industry airborne dust particles size and size distribution using machine vision ImageJ plugin. ASABE Paper No. 096247. IET-13 Machine Vision for Agricultural Automation and Management. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-June 24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Sokhansanj, S., Bi, X., Lim, C.J., and Melin, S. Simple and inexpensive method of wood pellets macro porosity measurement. ASABE Paper No. 096022. T-1 Bioenergy Poster. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-June 24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, US. (Poster presentation). 

Naimi, L. J., Oveisi, E., Sokhansanj, S., Sowlati, T., Lau, A., Bi, X., Lim, C.J., Melin, S., Igathinathane, C., Skea, D., Day, K., MacDonald, J., Sauder, T., and Womac, A. R. The performance (quality) of size reduction of woody biomass. ASABE Paper No. 097475. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-June 24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, US. (Paper presentation).

Bitra, V.S., Womac, A.R., Igathinathane, C., Miu, M.I, Yang, Y.T. Comminution Energy Consumption of Biomass in Knife Mill and its Particle Size Characterization. ASABE Paper No. 095898. Biomass Energy Issues. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-June 24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C.L. O. Pordesimo, W. D. Batchelor.  2009.  Particle Size Analysis of Ground Biomass by Image Processing and Experimental Verification of Results.  Paper No. 31022.  Presented at the 100th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, Orlando, Florida, May 3-6.  (Invited) (Oral presentation).

Igathinathane, C., E. P. Columbus, J. Wooten, and S. Sokhansanj. 2009. Properties of Pelletized Biomass. 2nd Energy Workshop. MSU Energy Institute and MSU Energy Working Group, April 15, 2009, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, US. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., T. J. Shankar, S. Sokhansanj, X. Bi, C. Jim Lim, and S. Melin. 2008. A novel method of determining wood pellets macro porosity. Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy. Building Innovative Collaborations Across the Pacific. September 10-12, 2008 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., T. J. Shankar, S. Sokhansanj, X. Bi, and C. Jim Lim. 2008. Bioenergy Densification. CSBE 50th Annual Conference 2008, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 13-16, 2008. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., L. O. Pordesimo, and W. D. Batchelor. 2008. Ground biomass sieve analysis simulation by image processing and experimental verification of particle size distribution. ASABE Paper No. ASABE Paper No. 084126, Advances in Machine Vision Techniques (IET-312),  2008 ASAE Annual International Meeting, June 29 - July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L. O., and Columbus, E. P.  2008. Fast and simple measurement of cutting energy requirements for plant stalk cutting. 2008. ASABE Paper No. 084111, 2008 ASAE Annual International Meeting, June 29 - July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island, US. (Paper presentation). 

Wei, L., Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L. O., Batchelor, W. D., and Lee. J. 2008. Developing a novel method of determining surface area of ground biomass particles. ASABE Paper No. 084571, 2008 ASAE Annual International Meeting, June 29 - July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island, US. (Paper presentation). 

Wooten, J. R., Pordesimo, L. O., Igathinathane, C., and Columbus, E. P. Classification of wood chips using image processing texture analysis. ASABE Paper No. 084467, 2008 ASAE Annual International Meeting, June 29 - July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island. (Paper presentation).

Pordesimo, L. O., Wooten, J. R., Buchireddy, P. R., Igathinathane, C., Wei, L. and Bricka, R. M. 2008. Feedstock effects on syngas quality and production in a downdraft gasifier. 2008 ASAE Annual International Meeting, June 29 - July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island. (Paper presentation).

Pordesimo, L. O., Wei, L., Wooten, J. R., Igathinathane, C., Bricka, R. M. and Columbus, E. P. 2008. Process performance of a downdraft gasifier burning hardwood chips. 2008 ASAE Annual International Meeting, June 29 - July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., T. J. Shankar, S. Sokhansanj, X. Bi, and C. Jim Lim. 2008. Bioenergy Densification – The Concept of Pelletability Index. BioEnergy Conference & Exhibition 2008, Prince George, Canada, June 2-5, 2008, British Columbia, Canada. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L. O., Schilling, M. W., and Columbus, E.P. 2008. A Novel Method of Rapid Measurement of Cutting Energy of Corn Stalks using Torque Wrench. The 1st Energy-Synergy Workshop, The MSU Energy Working Group, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, April 17, 2008, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, US. (Poster presentation).

Pordesimo, L. O., Igathinathane, C., Columbus, E. P., and Davis, J. D. Feedstock Engineering: Critical Component of the Energy from Biomass Industry. The 1st Energy-Synergy Workshop, The MSU Energy Working Group, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, April 17, 2008, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, US. (Poster presentation).

Pordesimo, L. O., Wei, L., Wooten, J. R., Igathinathane, C., Bricka, R. M, and Columbus, E. P. 2008. Process Performance of a Downdraft Gasifier Burning Hardwood Chips. The 1st Energy-Synergy Workshop, The MSU Energy Working Group, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, April 17, 2008, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, US. (Poster presentation).

Pordesimo, L. O., Holt, G., Igathinathane, C., and Columbus, E. P., Densification of Herbaceous Bioenergy Feedstocks for Transportation and Handling. 2008. The 1st Energy-Synergy Workshop, The MSU Energy Working Group, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, April 17, 2008, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, US. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L. O., Columbus, E. P., and Batchelor, W. D. 2008. Machine vision methods of determining size and size distribution of biomass and agricultural materials. The 7th Annual Southern Bioproducts and Renewable Energy Conference, Mississippi Biomass Council, Inc. April 14-15, 2008, Choctaw, Mississippi, US. (Poster presentation).

Wei, L., Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L. O., Batchelor, W. D., and Lee, J. 2008. A novel method for determination of surface area of biomass particles. The 7th Annual Southern Bioproducts and Renewable Energy Conference, Mississippi Biomass Council, Inc. April 14-15, 2008, Choctaw, Mississippi, US. (Poster presentation – Awarded Third Place).

Wei, L., Pordesimo, L. O., Wooten, J., Columbus, E. P., and Igathinathane. C. 2008. Effects of operational parameters on syngas yield and quality in a downdraft gasifier. The 6th Annual Graduate Student Association (GSA) Research Symposium, April 4, 2008, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, US. (Poster presentation – Awarded Third Place).

Massey, D, Methuku, S. R., Igathinathane C., Pordesimo, L. O., Columbus, E. P., and Batchelor, W.D. 2007. Rapid Size and Size Distribution of Ground Biomass Particles by Image Processing for Biomass Processing Applications. Mississippi State University Biofuels Conference; August 27, 2007, Mississippi State, Mississippi, US. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A. R., Sokhansanj, S., and Narayan, S. 2007. Size Reduction of Wet and Dry Biomass by Linear Knife Grid Device. ASABE Paper No. 076045, Biomass Feedstock Engineering Issues, 2007 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 17-20, 2007 – Minneapolis, Minnesota, US. (Paper presentation).

Womac, A. R., Igathinathane, C., Sokhansanj, S., Narayan, S., and Prasad, B.V.S.  2007. Biomass Pre-Processing Size Reduction with Instrumented Mills. ASABE Paper No. 076046, Biomass Feedstock Engineering Issues, 2007 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 17-20, 2007 – Minneapolis, Minnesota, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A. R., Miu, P. I., Yu, M., Sokhansanj, S., and Narayan, S. 2006. Linear Knife Grid Application for Biomass Size Reduction. ASABE Paper No. 066170, Biomass Feedstock Engineering Issues, 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 9-12, 2006 – Portland, Oregon, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Chennakesavulu, B., Manohar, K. Womac, A. R., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2006. Leaf Area Meter Development using Photovoltaic Panel and Testing. ASABE Paper No. 066078, Physical Properties of Biobased Products, 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 9-12, 2006 – Portland, Oregon, US. (Paper presentation).

Miu, P. I., Womac, A. R., Igathinathane, C., and Sokhansanj, S. Analysis of Biomass Comminution and Separation Processes in Rotary Equipment - A Review. ASABE Paper No. 066169, Biomass Feedstock Engineering Issues, 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 9-12, 2006 – Portland, Oregon, US. (Paper presentation).

Yu, M., Womac, A. R., Igathinathane, C., Miu, P. I., Sokhansanj, S., and Narayan, S. 2006. Direct Energy Measurement Systems for Rotary Biomass Grinders. ASABE Paper No. 066217, Food Processing Institute Poster Session, 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 9-12, 2006 – Portland, Oregon, US. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A.R, Miu, P., Yu, M., Narayan, S., and Sokhansanj, S. 2006. Linear Equipment and Process Investigation for Biomass Size Reduction. Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference, February 12-14, 2006 - Louisville, Kentucky, US. (Poster presentation).

Miu, P., Womac, A.R. Igathinathane, C., Yu, M., Narayan, S., and Sokhansanj, S. 2006. Rotary Equipment and Process Investigation for Biomass Size Reduction. Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference, February 12-14, 2006 - Louisville, Kentucky, US. (Poster presentation).

Womac, A.R., Ye, X.P., Hayes, D.G., Igathinathane, C., Klasek, S., Miu, P., Yang, T., Yu, M., Sokhansanj, S., and Narayan, S. 2006. Advances in Biomass Integrated Size Reduction and Separation. Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference, February 12-14, 2006 - Louisville, Kentucky, US. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A.R. Sokhansanj, S., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2005. Thermodynamic Properties and Mold Appearance on Selected Corn Stover Components, ASAE Paper No. 056047, Biomass Feedstock Engineering Issues, 2005 ASAE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2005 – Tampa, Florida, US. (Paper presentation).

Womac, A. R., Yu, M., Igathinathane, C., Ye, P., Hayes, D., Narayan, S., Sokhansanj, S., and Wright, L. 2005. Shearing Characteristics of Biomass for Size Reduction, ASAE Paper No. 056058, Storage and Handling of Pelleted Biological Products, 2005 ASAE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2005 – Tampa, Florida, US. (Paper presentation).

Womac, A.R., Igathinathane, C., Narayan, S., Sokhansanj, S., Ye, P., Dungate, D., Hayes, D., and Wright, L. 2005. Opportunities to Improve Biomass Size Reduction and Separation Equipment. Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference, February 13-15, 2005 - Louisville, Kentucky, US. (Oral presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A.R. Sokhansanj, S., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2004. Vertical Biomass Distribution Characteristics in Standing Corn Stalks, ASAE Paper No. 041162, Engineering Issues Related to Biomass Feedstock Session, 2004 ASAE/CSAE Annual International Meeting, August 1-4, 2004- Ottawa, ON, Canada. (Paper presentation).

Womac, A.R., Igathinathane, C., Sokhansanj, S., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2004. Field Corn Stover Moisture Relations Determined by In-Situ Weight and Grab Sample Techniques, ASAE Paper No. 041163, Engineering Issues Related to Biomass Feedstock Session, 2004 ASAE/CSAE Annual International Meeting, August 1-4, 2004- Ottawa, ON, Canada. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Malleswar, V.K., Appa Rao, U., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2003. A Simple Viscosity Measurement Technique using Standard Burette, Food Quality and Safety Session, TN-GA ASAE Section Meetings and Southern Region Extension Engineers & Housing Specialists Biennial Workshop, June 9-12, 2003, Chattanooga, Tennessee. (Oral presentation).

Prasad, B. V. S., Sukumaran, C. R., and Igathinathane, C. 2002. Status and Quality Control in Rice Milling, Paper presented in ISAE AP Chapter seminar on “Globalization – Challenge and Opportunities to Agricultural Engineering”, 11th July, 2002, India. (Paper presentation).

Refereed Very Brief Abstracts

Shown below are the links of peer-reviewed Very Brief Abstracts (VBA) published online in March, 2010 (www.tpdsci.com).

"Topics in Particle and Dispersion Science"

  1. Sieveless
  2. Machine
  3. Shape
  4. Mechanical Sieve
  5. Major Orthogonal

Book Chapters

Schemer, M., Igathinathane, C. 2012. “Production and supply logistics of switchgrass as an energy feedstock” In “Sustainable Bioenergy Production” L. Wang (eds), CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), USA. (In Press).  

Matt A. Sanderson, Igathinathane, C. 2011. Growing Perennial Forages for Biomass. In “Advanced Forage Management” Handbook. Editor Dr. Shabtai Bittman, Ag Canada, British Columbia. (In Press) 

Sokhansanj, S., Mani, S., Igathinathane, C., Sam Tagore. 2010. Heat and power production from stover for corn ethanol plants. In Plant Biotechnology for Sustainable Production of Energy and Co-products, ed. P.N. Mascia et al. (eds) Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry 66, Springer – Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Pages 345-362.


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