Igathinathane Cannayen Publications

Peer-reviewed Original Journal Articles

* - Corresponding author and principal investigator/advisor

62. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C.*, and Jenicka, S. 2018. Cashews whole and splits classification using a novel machine vision approach. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 138: 19-30.    [Link]

61. Sunoj, S., Sivarajan, S., Maharlooei, M., Bajwa, S. G., Harmon, J. P., Nowatzki, J., and Igathinathane, C. 2017. Identification and counting of soybean aphids from digital images using shape classification. Transactions of the ASABE, 60: 1467-1477.   [Link]

60. Momin, M. A., Rahman, M. T., Sultana, M. S., Igathinathane, C., Ziauddin, A. T. M., and Grift, T. E. 2017. Geometry-based mass grading of mango fruits using image processing. Information Processing in Agriculture, 4: 150-160. [  Open access article - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.inpa.2017.03.003 ]

59. Subhashree, S. N., Igathinathane, C.*, Bora, G. C., Ripplinger, D., and Backer, L. 2017. Optimized location of biomass bales stack for efficient logistics. Biomass and Bioenergy, 96: 130-141.   [Link]

58.  Igathinathane, C.*, Tumuluru, J. S., Keshwani, D., Schmer, M., Archer, D., Liebig, M., Halvorson, Hendrickson, J., and Kronberg, S. 2016. Biomass bale stack and field outlet locations assessment for efficient infield logistics. Biomass and Bioenergy, 91: 217-226.   [Link]

57. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., and Visvanathan, R. 2016. Nondestructive determination of cocoa bean quality using FT-NIR Spectroscopy. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 124: 234-242.   [Link]

56. Igathinathane, C.*, and Ulusoy, U. 2016. Machine vision methods based particle size distribution of ball- and gyro-milled lignite and hard coal. Powder Technology, 297: 71-80.   [Link]

55. Ulusoy, U., and Igathinathane, C. 2016. Particle size distribution modeling of milled coals by dynamic image analysis and mechanical sieving. Fuel Processing Technology, 143: 100-109.   [Link]

54. Khan, M. F. J., Nag, T. C., Igathinathane, C., Osuagwu, U. L., and Rubini, M. 2015. A new method of detecting changes in corneal health in response to toxic insults. Micron, 78: 45-53.    [Link

53. Pothula, A. K., Igathinathane, C.*, and Kronberg, S. 2015. Profile based image analysis for identification of chopped biomass stem nodes and internodes. Industrial Crops and Products,70: 374-382.    [Link]

52. Shen, J., Igathinathane, C.*, M. Yu, and Pothula, A. K. 2015. Biomass pyrolysis and combustion integral and differential reaction heats with temperatures using thermogravimetric analysis/differential scanning calorimetry. Bioresource Technology, 185: 89-98.    [Link]

51. Pothula, A. K., Igathinathane, C.*, Shen, J., Nichols, K., and Archer, D. 2015. Milled industrial beet color kinetics and total soluble solid contents by image analysis. Industrial Crops and Products, 65: 159-169.    [Link]

50. Yu, M., Igathinathane, C.*, Hendrickson, J.R., and Sanderson, M. 2014. Moisture hydration characteristics of big bluestem, bromegrass, and switchgrass biomass. Transactions of the ASABE, 57(4): 1219-1230.    [Link]

49. Yu, M., Igathinathane, C.*, Hendrickson, J., Sanderson, M., and Liebig, M. 2014. Mechanical shear and tensile properties of selected biomass stems. Transactions of the ASABE, 57(4): 1231-1242.    [Link]

48. Pothula, A. K., Igathinathane, C.*, Faller, T., and Whittaker, R. 2014. Novel front end processing method of industrial beet juice extraction for biofuels and bioproducts industries. Biomass and Bioenergy, 68: 161-174.    [Link]

47. Ulusoy, U., and Igathinathane, C. 2014. Dynamic image based shape analysis of hard and lignite coal particles ground by laboratory ball and gyro mills. Fuel Processing Technology, 126: 350-358.    [Link]

46. Pothula, A. K., Igathinathane, C.*, Kronberg, S., and Hendrickson, J. 2014. Digital image processing based identification of nodes and internodes of chopped biomass stems. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 105: 54-65.    [Link]

45. Igathinathane, C.*, Archer, D., Gustafson, C., Schmer, M., Hendrickson, J., Kronberg, S., Keshwani, D., Backer, L. Hellevang, K., and Faller, T. 2014. Biomass round rales infield aggregation logistics scenarios. Biomass and Bioenergy, 66: 12-26.    [Link]

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

43. 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.    [Link]

42. 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.    [Link]

41. 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.    [Link]

40. 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.    [Link]

39. Naimi, L. J., Sokhansanj, S., Womac, A. R., Bi, X. T., Lim, C. J., Igathinathane, C., Lau, A. K., Sowlati, T., Melin, 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.   [Link]

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

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

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

35. 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.   [Link]

34. 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.   [Link]

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

32. 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.   [Link]

31 .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.   [Link]

30. 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.   [Link]

29. 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.   [Link]

28. 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.   [Link]

27. 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.   [Link]

26. 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.   [Link]

25. 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.   [Link]

24. Wei, L., Pordesimo, L. O., Igathinathane, C., and Batchelor, W. D. 2009. Process engineering evaluation of ethanol production from wood through bioprocessing and chemical catalysis. Biomass and Bioenergy, 33(2): 255-266.   [Link]

23. 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.   [Link]

22. 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.   [Link]

21. 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.   [Link]

20. 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.   [Link]

19. 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.   [Link]

18. 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.   [Link]

17. 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.   [Link]

16. 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.   [Link]

15. 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.   [Link]

14. 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.   [Link]

13. Yu, M., Womac, A. R., Igathinathane, C., Ayers, P. D., and Buschermohle, M. J. 2006. Switchgrass Ultimate Stresses at Typical Biomass Conditions Available for Processing. Biomass and Bioenergy, 30(3): 214-219.   [Link]

12. 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.   [Link]

11. 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.   [Link]

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

9. 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.   [Link]

8. Igathinathane, C*. and Chattopadhyay, P. K. 2002. Moisture diffusion modeling of parboiled paddy accelerated tempering process with extended application to multi-pass drying simulation. Biosystems Engineering, 83(1):97-105.   [Link]

7. 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.   [Link]

6. 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.   [Link]

5. 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.   [Link]

4. 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.   [Link]

3. 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.   [Link]

2. 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.   [Link]

1. 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.   [Link]

Book Chapters

Igathinathane, C. and Sanderson, M. 2018. “Biofuel feedstock: challenges and opportunities” In “Green Chemistry for Sustainable Biofuel Production” V. G. Gude (eds), Apple Academic Press (AAP), Distributed by CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), USA. ISBN: 9781771886390. Chapter 2. Pages: 15-55. 

URL: https://www.crcpress.com/Green-Chemistry-for-Sustainable-Biofuel-Production/Gude/p/book/9781771886390
Schemer, M., and Igathinathane, C. 2014. “Production and supply logistics of switchgrass as an energy feedstock” In “Sustainable Bioenergy Production” L. Wang (eds), CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), USA. ISBN-13: 978-1-4665-0552-0. Chapter 7. Pages: 155-191. 

URL: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781466505568

Sanderson, M., and Igathinathane, C. 2013. Growing Perennial Forages for Biomass. In: Cool Forages Advanced management of temperate forages. S. Bittman and D. Hunt (eds), The Pacific Field Corn Association (PFCA), Agassiz, British Columbia, Canada. Chapter 4. Pages: 17-21.

URL: http://www.farmwest.com/node/1303
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.

URL: http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783642134395

Text Book

Radha Manohar, K., and Igathinathane, C.2006, Greenhouse Technology and Management. 2nd Edition. B. S. Publishers, Hyderabad, ISBN: 81-7800-003-2.

URL: http://www.bspublications.net/book_detail.php?bid=143

Papers, presentations, and posters in scientific/professional meetings

2017

134. Sunoj, S., Subhashree, N. S., Dharani, S., Igathinathane, C. Franco, J. G., Mallinger, R. E., and Archer, D. 2017. An image processing approach to measure sunflower and seed head dimensions. SNRS Research Symposium, NDSU, Fargo, December 4, 2017 (Poster presentation).

133. Subhashree, S.N., and Igathinathane,C. 2017.Infield Equipment Impacted Area during Harvesting, Baling, and Bale Aggregation. 2017 SNRS Research Symposium, Memorial Union, NDSU, Fargo, ND, December 4, 2017 (Poster presentation).

132. Dharani, S., Igathinathane, C., and Flores, J. P. 2017. Digital counts of corn plants using unmanned aerial images. SNRS Research Symposium, NDSU, Fargo, December 4, 2017 (Poster presentation).

131. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., Saliendra, N., Hendrickson, J., and Archer, D. 2017. Image color calibration methodology for crop growth analysis. 2017 Bio Industry Summit, Delta by Marriot, Fargo, ND, November 2, 2017 (Poster presentation)

130. Subhashree, S.N., and Igathinathane,C. 2017.Efficient Biomass Bale Aggregation Logistics using an Automatic Bale Picker. 2017 Bio Industry Summit, Delta by Marriot, Fargo, ND, November 2, 2017 (Poster presentation).

129. Dharani, S., Igathinathane, C., and Flores, J. P. 2017. Digital image processing for plant count using unmanned aerial images. 2017 Bio Industry Summit, Delta by Marriott, Fargo, ND, Nov 2, 2017 (Poster Presentation).

128. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., and Visvanathan, R. 2017. Mathematical modeling of thin-layer drying characteristics of black pepper. ASABE Paper No. 1701247, ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16– 19, 2017, Spokane, Washington, USA (Poster Presentation).

127. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., and Jenicka, S. 2017. Identification of split and whole cashew nuts based on machine vision. ASABE Paper No. 1701246, ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16 – 19, 2017, Spokane, Washington, USA (Oral Presentation).

126. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., and Hendrickson, J. 2017. Phenocam color image calibration using image analysis. ASABE Paper No. 1701245, ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16– 19, 2017, Spokane, Washington, USA. (Oral Presentation; Graduate student research award 2017 – First place Ph. D. category).

125. Subhashree, S.N., and Igathinathane, C. 2017. Biomass Bale Infield Logistics Scenario using Automatic Bale Picker. ASABE Paper No. 1700598, 2017 ASABE Annual International Meeting held in Spokane, WA July 16th - 19th, 2017 (Oral presentation).

124. Subhashree, S.N., and Igathinathane, C. 2017. Equipment Track Impacted Field Areas during Harvesting, Baling, and Infield Bale Logistics. ASABE Paper No. 1700599, 2017 ASABE Annual International Meeting held in Spokane, WA July 16th - 19th, 2017 (Oral presentation).

123. Dharani, S., Igathinathane, C., and Flores, J. P. 2017. Plant rows counting and plant counting. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16– 19, 2017, Spokane, Washington, USA (Oral Presentation).

122. Dharani, S., Igathinathane, C., and Flores, J. P. 2017. Review of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles(UAVs) in agriculture. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16 – 19, 2017, Spokane, Washington, USA (Oral Presentation).

121. Dharani, S., Igathinathane, C., and Flores, J. P. 2017. Plant count and canopy coverage determination using unmanned aerial system image processing. 2017 UAS Symposium, May 03, 2017, NDSU Fargo, ND (Poster Presentation).

120. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., and Hendrickson, J. 2017. Phenocam color calibration using image processing. 2017 Winter Annual Workshop, “Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line”, Area4 SCD, BSC, NDSU-Extension, and NGPRL USDA-ARS, Bismarck, February 28, 2017 (Poster presentation).

119. Subhashree, S.N., and Igathinathane, C. 2017. Simulation on Track Impacted Field Areas during Harvesting, Baling, and Infield Bale Logistics: “Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line” Conference,Bismarck State College National Energy Center of Excellence, Bismarck, ND, February 28, 2017 (Poster Presentation).

118. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., and Hendrickson, J. 2017. Phenocam color calibration using image processing. GSC Annual Research Symposium, NDSU, Fargo, February 24, 2017 (Poster presentation).

117. Subhashree, S.N., and Igathinathane, C. 2017. Simulation on Track Impacted Field Areas during Harvesting, Baling, and Infield Bale Logistics: GSC Annual Research Symposium, NDSU Fargo, ND, February 24, 2017 (Poster presentation; Best Poster Award).

2016

116. Subhashree, S.N., and Igathinathane, C. 2016. Equipment Track Impacted Field Areas during Infield Bale Logistics using Automatic Bale Picker. Solving real world problems: An interdisciplinary celebration of research, NDSU Fargo, ND, November 18, 2016 (Poster Presentation).

115. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., and Hendrickson, J. 2016. Color calibration of phenocam images using ANN algorithm. Solving real world problems: An interdisciplinary celebration of research, NDSU Fargo, ND, November 18, 2016 (Poster Presentation).

114. Ulusoy. U., Igathinathane, C., and Yekeler, M. 2016. A review of shape characterization of ball milled particles by a new dynamic image analysis: lignite, hard coal and calcite. 2016 15th International Mineral Processing Symposium. Istanbul-Turkey, October 19-21. p 95-109. (Oral presentation).

113. Subhashree, S.N., and Igathinathane, C. 2016. Equipment track impacted field areas during infield bale logistics using automatic bale picker. Agricultural Biosciences International Agricultural Conference (ABIC 2016), NDSU, ND, September 18-21, 2016. Innovation Theme Section. (Poster presentation).

112. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., and Hendrickson, J. 2016. Camera color calibration of phenocam using artificial neural networks. Agricultural Biosciences International Agricultural Conference (ABIC 2016), NDSU, ND, September 18-21, 2016. Innovation Theme Section. (Poster presentation).

111. Sunoj, S., Srinivasagan N. Subhashree, and Igathinathane, C. 2016. Digital image processing in agriculture, Techxploration 2016, NDSU Fargo, ND, September 16, 2016 (Poster Presentation).

110. Igathinathane, C., Tumuluru, J.S., and Keshwani, D. 2016. Efficient biomass bales infield logistics through bale stack and field outlet locations. Paper number: 162461226. 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Orlando, Florida, July 17 – 20, 2016 (Oral presentation).

109. Igathinathane, C., Schauer, C., and Redden, R. 2016. Image processing tool for wool fiber grading using ImageJ. Paper number: 162459749. 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Orlando, Florida, July 17 – 20, 2016 (Oral presentation).

108. Yu, M., and Igathinathane, C. 2016. Generalized categorical regression model for size reduction of multiple biomass and grinders. Paper number: 162461255. 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Orlando, Florida, July 17 – 20, 2016 (Poster presentation).

107. Subhashree, S.N., Igathinathane, C., and Bora, G.C. 2016. Biomass bale stack location for efficient infield logistics. Paper number: 162461747. 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Orlando, Florida, July 17 – 20, 2016 (Oral presentation).

106. Subhashree, S.N., Igathinathane, C., and Bora, G.C. 2016. Effect of rainfall on the water uptake by biomass bales. Paper number: 162461764. 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Orlando, Florida, July 17 – 20, 2016 (Oral presentation).

105. Sunoj, S., Sivarajan, S., Maharlooei, M., Bajwa, S., Harmon, J.P., Nowatzki, J., and Igathinathane, C. 2016. Identification and counting of soybean aphids from digital images using particle separation and shape classification. Paper number: 162462927. 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Orlando, Florida, July 17 – 20, 2016 (Oral presentation).

104. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., and Hendrickson, J. 2016. Monitoring plant phenology using phenocam: a review. Paper number: 162461829. 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Orlando, Florida, July 17 – 20, 2016 (Oral presentation).

103. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., and Visvanathan, R. 2016. Quantification of fermentation levels in cocoa beans using FT-NIR spectroscopy. Paper number: 162461813. 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Orlando, Florida, July 17 – 20, 2016 (Poster presentation).

102. Igathinathane, C., Tumuluru, J.S., Keshwani, D., Schmer, M., Archer, D., Liebig, M., Halvorson, J., Hendrickson, J., and Kronberg, S. 2016. Efficient infield biomass bale logistics through bale stack and field outlet locations. 2016 Bio Industry Summit, NDSU Fargo, ND, May 12, 2016 (Poster Presentation).

101. Subhashree, S. N., Igathinathane, C., Bora, G. C., Ripplinger, D., and Backer, L. 2016. Optimized location of biomass bales stack for efficient logistics. 2016 Bio Industry Summit, NDSU Fargo, ND, May 12, 2016 (Poster Presentation).

100. Sunoj, S., Igathinathane, C., and Hendrickson, J. 2016. Application of Phenocam for crop health and biomass estimation – A review. 2016 Bio Industry Summit, NDSU Fargo, ND, May 12, 2016 (Poster Presentation).

99. Igathinathane, C., Tumuluru, J.S., Keshwani, D., Schmer, M., Archer, D., Liebig, M., Halvorson, J., Hendrickson, J., and Kronberg, S. 2016. Bales field stacks and outlets location for efficient infield logistics. 2016 Winter Annual Workshop, “Farming for the Bottom Line”, Area4 SCD, BSC, NDSU-Extension, and NGPRL USDA-ARS, Bismarck, March 1, 2016 (Poster presentation).

98. Igathinathane, C., Schauer, C. and Redden, R. 2016. OonSA – NDSU wool grading software tool. 2016 Winter Annual Workshop, “Farming for the Bottom Line”, Area4 SCD, BSC, NDSU-Extension, and NGPRL USDA-ARS, Bismarck, March 1, 2016 (Poster presentation).

2015

97. Tumuluru, J.S., C. Igathinathane, and D. Archer. 2015. Energy analysis and break-even distance for transportation for biofuels in comparison to fossil fuels. Paper number: 152188618. 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 26 – 29, 2015 (Poster presentation).

96. Momin, M.A., R.M. Towfiqur, S.M. Sabrina, and C. Igathinathane. 2015. Computer vision system for grading mangos in Bangladesh. Paper number: 152189402. 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 26 – 29, 2015 (Poster presentation).

95. Pothula, A. K., C. Igathinathane, M. A. Momin, R. Whittaker, and J. Halvorson. 2015. Effect of water temperature on milled industrial beet multiple extraction. Paper number: 152189954. 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 26 – 29, 2015 (Oral presentation).

94. Yu, M., J. Shen, C. Igathinathane, A. K. Pothula. 2015. Biomass size reduction model based on particle size distribution, mechanical shearing stress, and biomass species. Paper number: 152190065. 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 26 – 29, 2015 (Poster presentation).

93. Vargas-Ramirez, J., A. K. Pothula, C. Igathinathane, S.W. Pryor, D. Haagenson, and D. Wiesenborn, 2015. Sugar retention in ensiled industrial-beet tissue. Paper No. 152190193. 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 26 – 29, 2015 (Oral presentation).

92. Yu, M., and C. Igathinathane. 2015. Biomass size reduction energy generalized regression model. 2015 Bio-Industry Summit, NDSU Fargo, ND, May 28, 2015 (Poster Presentation).

91. Momin, M. A., C. Igathinathane, and J. Shen. 2015. Economic analysis of small scale industries for affected woody biomass. 2015 Bio-Industry Summit, NDSU Fargo, ND, May 28, 2015 (Poster Presentation).

90. Pothula, A. K., C. Igathinathane, R. Whittaker, and M. A. Momin. 2015. Hot water and thin juice for industrial beets juice extraction. 2015 Bio-Industry Summit, NDSU Fargo, ND, May 28, 2015 (Poster Presentation).

89. Igathinathane, C., U. Ulusoy, and Yu, M. 2015. Biomass and particulate material particle size distribution models software development. 2015 ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, North Dakota State University, April 10 – 11, 2015, Fargo, ND. Paper number: RRV15-008 (Oral presentation).

88. Igathinathane, C., R. Visvanathan, G. C. Bora, and S. Rahman. 2015. Axisymmetrical agricultural produce multiple and mean dimensions measurement using image processing. 2015 ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, North Dakota State University, April 10 – 11, 2015, Fargo, ND. Paper number: RRV15-012 (Oral presentation).

87. Igathinathane, C. 2015. A simplified machine vision method based particulate material particle size distribution. 2015 ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, North Dakota State University, April 10 – 11, 2015, Fargo, ND. Paper number: RRV15-015 (Oral presentation).

86. Pothula, A. K., C. Igathinathane, M. A. Momin, and R. Whittaker. 2015. Effect of thin juice concentration in multiple extraction of juice from industrial beets. 2015 ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, North Dakota State University, April 10 – 11, 2015, Fargo, ND. Paper number: RRV15-018 (Oral presentation).

85. Momin, M. A., C. Igathinathane, and J. Shen. 2015. Economic analysis of flood affected woody biomass utilization. 2015 ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, North Dakota State University, April 10 – 11, 2015, Fargo, ND. Paper number: RRV15-022 (Oral presentation).

2014

84. Pothula, A. K., C. Igathinathane, T. Faller, and R. Whittaker. 2014. Simplified Front End Processing of Energy Beets Juice Extraction for Bioethanol Production. Paper number: 141922383. ASABE and CSBE/SCGAB Annual International Meeting, Montreal, Quebec Canada, July 13 – 16, 2014 (Oral Presentation).

83. Pothula, A. K., C. Igathinathane, J. Halvorson, and M. Sanderson. 2014. Mechanical Properties of Energy Beets under Different Conditions. Paper number: 141922381. ASABE and CSBE/SCGAB Annual International Meeting, Montreal, Quebec Canada, July 13 – 16, 2014. (Oral Presentation).

82. Pothula, A. K., C. Igathinathane, S. Kronberg, and J. Hendrickson. 2014. Identification of nodes and internodes of chopped biomass stems by Image analysis. Paper number: 141922378. ASABE and CSBE/SCGAB Annual International Meeting, Montreal, Quebec Canada, July 13 – 16, 2014 (Oral Presentation).

81. Shen, J., and C. Igathinathane. 2014. Effective Moisture Diffusion Coefficients Determination During the Initial Stage of Biomass Pyrolysis under Non-isothermal Conditions Using a Thermogravimetric Analyzer. Paper number: 141912985. ASABE and CSBE/SCGAB Annual International Meeting, Montreal, Quebec Canada, July 13 – 16, 2014 (Poster Presentation).

80. Igathinathane, C., M. Yu, and A. K. Pothula. 2014. Biomass quality evaluation and value addition. Bio-Industry Summit “Future of the Bio-Industry: Feed, Fuel, Heal and Build the World”. Organized by NDSU Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Bioscience Association of North Dakota, ND Department of Commerce, and the Red River Valley Research Corridor. Fargo, ND, May 21, 2014 (Poster Presentation).

79. Pothula, A. K., and C. Igathinathane. 2014. Front end processing of energy beets. Bio-Industry Summit “Future of the Bio-Industry: Feed, Fuel, Heal and Build the World”. Organized by NDSU Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Bioscience Association of North Dakota, ND Department of Commerce, and the Red River Valley Research Corridor. Fargo, ND, May 21, 2014 (Poster Presentation).

78. Shen, J., and C. Igathinathane.2014. Flood affected wood utilization opportunities. Bio-Industry Summit “Future of the Bio-Industry: Feed, Fuel, Heal and Build the World”. Organized by NDSU Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Bioscience Association of North Dakota, ND Department of Commerce, and the Red River Valley Research Corridor. Fargo, ND, May 21, 2014 (Poster Presentation).

77. Yu, M., A. K. Pothula, J. Shen and C. Igathinathane. 2014. Generalized size reduction energy model for selected biomass. Innovations & Expressions - ND EPSCoR/IDeA 2014 State Conference, April 29, 2014, UND, Grand Forks, ND. Poster number: 130. (Poster Presentation).

76. Shen, J., M. Yu, A. K. Pothula, and C. Igathinathane. 2014. Investigation of reaction heats with temperatures and particle sizes during biomass pyrolysis using a TGA/DSC. Innovations & Expressions - ND EPSCoR/IDeA 2014 State Conference, April 29, 2014, UND, Grand Forks, ND. Poster number: 114. (Poster Presentation).

75. Pothula, A. K., J. Shen and C. Igathinathane. 2014. Color change kinetics modeling of ground industrial beets by image analysis. Innovations & Expressions - ND EPSCoR/IDeA 2014 State Conference, April 29, 2014, UND, Grand Forks, ND. Poster number: 99. (Poster Presentation).

74. Pothula, A. K., C. Igathinathane, S. Kronberg, and J. Hendrickson. 2014. Identification of Nodes and Internodes of Chopped Biomass by Image Analysis. 2014 ASABE Intersectional Meeting, South Dakota State University, March 28 – 29, 2014, Brookings, SD. Paper number: SD14-054. (Oral presentation).

73. Shen, J., C. Igathinathane and A. K. Pothula. 2014. Development of Multiple-stage Kinetic Model of Thermogravimetric Analysis for Biomass Pyrolysis. 2014 ASABE Intersectional Meeting, South Dakota State University, March 28 – 29, 2014, Brookings, SD. Paper number: SD14-035. (Poster presentation).

72. Yu, M., C. Igathinathane, A. K. Pothula, J. Hendrickson, and M. Sanderson. 2014. Modeling Corn Stalks Size Reduction Energy with Particle Size and Mechanical Properties. 2014 ASABE Intersectional Meeting, South Dakota State University, March 28 – 29, 2014, Brookings, SD. Paper number: SD14-034. (Poster presentation).

71. Pothula, A. K., C. Igathinathane, M. Yu, and M. Sanderson. 2014. Biomass Standardization by Designed Mixing of Individual Feedstocks. 2014 ASABE Intersectional Meeting, South Dakota State University, March 28 – 29, 2014, Brookings, SD. Paper number: SD14-033. (Poster presentation).

70. Pothula, A. K., C. Igathinathane, J. Shen, K. Nichols, and D. Archer. 2014. Machine Vision Analysis for Industrial Beet Color Change Kinetics and Total Soluble Solids Content. 2014 ASABE Intersectional Meeting, South Dakota State University, March 28 – 29, 2014, Brookings, SD. Paper number: SD14-008. (Oral presentation).

2013

69. Igathinathane, C., S. Sumadhur, D. Archer, J. Hendrickson, S. Kronberg, and M. Sanderson. 2013. Economic Consideration of Infield Biomass Bales Aggregation Strategies. Abstract CONTROL ID: 1599046. 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21 – 24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, US. (Oral paper presentation).

68. Igathinathane, C., H. Zerom, G. Bora, K. Nichols, M. Sanderson, J. Hendrickson, and W. Hoogmoed. 2013. Fruits and Vegetables Volume Estimation by Machine Vision. Abstract CONTROL ID: 1598833. 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21 – 24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, US. (Oral paper presentation).

67. Igathinathane, C., M. Yu, J. Hendrickson, K. Nichols, D. Archer, S. Kronberg, and M. Liebig. 2013. Ground Biomass Sieveless Particle Size Distribution using Machine Vision Approach. Abstract CONTROL ID: 1593002. 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21 – 24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, US. (Oral paper presentation).

66. Igathinathane, C., R. Redden, and C. Schauer. 2013. Application of Image Processing for Development of Economical Wool Fiber Thickness Measurement for Grading. Abstract CONTROL ID: 1600767. 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21 – 24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, US. (Oral paper presentation).

2012

65. Igathinathane, C., Ulusoy, U. 2012. Particle size distribution analysis of ground coal by machine vision ΣVolume approach. Paper Number 924. XXVI International Mineral Processing Congress (IMPC) 2012 Proceedings, September 24-28, New Delhi, India. (Peer-reviewed proceedings - oral presentation).

64. 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).

63. 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).

62. Yu, M., 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).

61. 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).

60. 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).

59. 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).

58. 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).

57. 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).

2011

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

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

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

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

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

51. 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. 2011. Infield Aggregation Transport of Biomass Round Bales. ASABE Paper No. 1110625, 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, August 7–10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, US. (Poster presentation).

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

49. 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).

2010

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

47. 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)

46. 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)

45. 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).

44. 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).

43. 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).

42. 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).

41. 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).

2009

40. 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).

39. 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).

38. 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).

37. 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).

36. 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).

35. 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. The 100th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, Orlando, Florida, May 3-6. (Invited) (Oral presentation).

34. 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).

2008

33. 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).

32. 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).

31. 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. 084126, Advances in Machine Vision Techniques (IET-312), 2008 ASAE Annual International Meeting, June 29 - July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island, US. (Paper presentation).

30. 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).

29. 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).

28. 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).

27. 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).

26. 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).

25. 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).

24. 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).

23. 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).

22. 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).

21. 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).

20. 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).

19. 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.<