Peer-review Journal Articles (Published)

  1. Nahar, N., and Pryor, S.W. 2017. Effects of reduced severity ammonia pretreatment on pelleted corn stover. Ind. Crop Prod., 109: 163–172.
  2. Nahar, N., Ripplinger, D., and Pryor, S.W. 2017. Process yield and economic trade-offs for enzymatic hydrolysis of alkaline pretreated corn stover. Biomass Bioenergy, 99: 97–105.
  3. Pryor, S.W. and Nahar, N. 2015. β-glucosidase supplementation during biomass hydrolysis: how low can we go? Biomass Bioenergy, 80: 298–302.
  4. Samaratunga, A., Kudina, O., Nahar, N., Zakharchenko, A., Minko, S., Voronov, A., Pryor, S.W. 2015. Modeling the Effect of pH and Temperature for Cellulases Immobilized on Polymer Brushes. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 176(4):1114-1130.
  5. Samaratunga, A., Kudina, O., Nahar, N., Zakharchenko, A., Minko, S., Voronov, A., Pryor, S.W. 2015. Impact of Enzyme Loading on Efficacy and Recovery of Cellulolytic Enzymes Immobilized on Enzymogel Nanoparticles. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 175(6):2872-82.
  6. Nahar, N., Rorick, R.E., and Pryor, S.W. 2014. Effects of Enzyme and Solid Loading on Sugar Beet Pulp Hydrolysis. Biological Engineering Transactions, 7(1):17-26. (Received ASABE Superior Paper Award).
  7. Nahar, N. and Pryor, S.W. 2014. Reduced Pretreatment Severity and Enzyme Loading Enabled through Switchgrass Pelleting. Biomass and Bioenergy, 67: 46-52.
  8. Nahar, N. and Pryor, S.W. 2013. Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Fermentation of Crushed Whole Sugar Beets. Biomass and Bioenergy, 59:512-519.
  9. Pryor, S.W., Karki, B., and Nahar, N. 2012. Effect of Hemicellulase Addition during Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Switchgrass Pretreated by Soaking in Aqueous Ammonia. Bioresource Technology, 123:620-626.
  10. Rorick, R.E., Nahar, N., and Pryor, S.W. 2011. Ethanol Production from Sugar Beet Pulp using Escherichia coli KO11 and Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biological Engineering Transactions, 3(4):199-209.
  11. Aitkenhead‐Peterson J.A., Nahar, N., Harclerode C. and Stanley N. 2011. Effect of Urbanization on Surface Water Chemistry in South-Central Texas. Urban Ecosystems, 14(2):195‐210.
  12. Karki, B., Nahar, N., and Pryor, S.W. 2010. Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Switchgrass and Tall Wheatgrass Mixtures using Aqueous Ammonia Pretreatment, Biological Engineering, 3(3):163-171.
  13. Pryor, S.W., and Nahar, N. 2010. Deficiency of Cellulase Activity Measurements for Enzyme Evaluation, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology - Part A Enzyme Engineering and Biotechnology, 162:1737–1750.
  14. Aitkenhead-Peterson J A, Steele MK, Nahar, N and Santhy K. 2009. Dissolved Organic Carbon and Nitrogen in Urban and Rural Watersheds of South-Central Texas: Land Use and Land Management Influences. Biogeochemistry, 96:119-129.
  15. Islam, A.K.M.N., Nahar, N., Ahmed, A. And Khan, M.R. 2009. Regulation of Stomatal Aperture in Ficus religiosa L. J. Environ. Sci. & Natural Resources, 2(2): 1- 4.
  16. Farenhorst, A., Londry, K., Nahar, N. and Gaultier, J. 2008. In-Field Variation in 2,4-D Mineralization in relation to Sorption and Soil Microbial Communities. J. Environ. Sci. Health, Part B., 43, 2: 1-7.

Conference Presentations (*Presenter)

  1. Nahar, N.*, and Pryor, S.W. 2015. Higher Pretreatment Solid Loading and Lower Enzyme Loading Using Corn Stover Pellets. ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, Fargo, ND, April 10-11.
  2. Nahar, N.*, and Pryor, S.W. 2014. Effect of pH, Temperature, and Enzyme Loading on Hydrolysis of Soaking Aqueous Ammonia Pretreated Corn Stover. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Montreal, QC, July 13-16.
  3. Samaratunga A., Nahar, N.*, Voronov, A., Minko, S., and Pryor, S.W. 2014. Modeling the effect of pH and temperature for cellulases immobilized on Polymer Brushes. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Montreal, QC, July 13-16.
  4. Pryor, S.W.*,and Nahar, N. 2014. Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Corn Cob with Reduced Cellobiase Loadings. ASABE Intersectional Meeting, Brookings, SD. March 28-29.
  5. Nahar, N.*, and Pryor, S.W. 2013. Effects of Pretreatment Conditions for Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Pelleted Switchgrass. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri. July 21-24.
  6. Nahar, N., and Pryor, S.W.* 2012. Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Fermentation of Whole Sugar Beets for Ethanol Production. Accepted paper for 2012, ASABE Annual International Meeting, Dallas, TX, July 29 - August 1.
  7. Nahar, N.*, and Pryor, S.W. 2012. Fermentation of Whole Sugar Beets with E. Coli KO11: Impact of Buffer Strength and Hydrolyzate Composition. Paper No. RRV12126. ASABE /CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, Fargo, ND, March 30 - March 31.
  8. Samaratunga A.*,Kudina, O., Nahar, N., Minko, S., Voronov, A., and Pryor, S.W. 2012. Detecting and Quantifying Cellulases Immobilized on Polymer Brushes Grafted on Magnetizable Particles. Paper No. RRV12111. ASABE /CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, Fargo, ND, March 30 - March 31.
  9. Karki, B.*, Nahar, N., and Pryor, S.W. 2011. Investigation of Lignin Distribution during Dilute Acid Pretreatment of Corn Stalks, Corn Cobs and Their Mixtures. Paper No. 1111322. ASABE International Meeting, Louisville, KY, August 7-10.
  10. Pryor, S.W.*, Nahar, N., and Karki, B. 2010. Enzymatic Saccharification of Switchgrass and Tall Wheatgrass Mixtures using Dilute Acid and Aqueous Ammonia Pretreatments, Paper No. 1009227. ASABE International Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA June 19-23.
  11. Sietsema, C.*, Nahar, N., and Pryor, S. W. 2009. Comparison of Switchgrass Hydrolysis using different Enzyme Systems following Soaking in Aqueous Ammonia Pretreatment, 2009 CSBE/ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, Brookings, SD Sept 18-19.
  12. Rorick, R.*, C. Sietsema, Nahar, N., and Pryor, S.W. 2009. Strategies for Increasing Ethanol Yields and Titers following Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Fermentation of Sugar Beet Pulp, 2009 CSBE/ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, Brookings, SD Sept 18-19.
  13. Rorick, R.*, Nahar, N., and Pryor, S.W. 2009. Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Fermentation of Sugar Beet Pulp, Paper No. 09-6193. ASABE International Meeting. Reno, NV, June 21-24.
  14. Pryor, S.W., and Nahar, N.* 2009. Impact of Dilute Acid Pretreatment Conditions and Enzyme System on Switchgrass Hydrolysis, Paper No. 09-6026. ASABE International Meeting. Reno, NV, June 21-24.
  15. Rorick, R.*, Nahar, N., and Pryor, S.W. 2008. Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Pectin and Hemicellulose in Sugar Beet Pulp, Paper No. RRV08-601. 2008 CSBE/ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, Winnipeg, Canada Sept 19-20.
  16. Nahar, N.*, and Farenhorst, A. 2004. Effects of Soil-Landscape Variability on 2,4-D Sorption and Mineralization in Agricultural Fields.ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings with the Canadian Society of Soil Science, Seattle, WA, October 31 - November 4.
  17. Nahar, N.*,and Farenhorst, A. 2004. Effects of landscape Variability on 2,4-D Fate Processes. Proc. 47thManitoba Soil Science Society, Winnipeg, Manitoba (oral). Awarded 2nd prize in student competition (oral).
  18. Nahar, N.*, and Nazrul-Islam, A. 1997. Phytochemical Analysis of Medicinal Plant (Cassia sophera).Annual Bangladesh Botanical Society Meeting, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Posters (*Presenter)

  1. Shafer, E., Thompson, B., Nahar, N., Pandey, R., and Pryor, S.W. 2018. Use of Pelleted Biomass to Increase Glucan Loadings in Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation. Governor School Student Presentation, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, July 12.
  2. Nahar, N., Pandey, R., and Pryor, S.W. 2017. Implications of Using Pelleted Corn Stover as a Cellulosic Biorefinery Feedstock. The Science and Engineering for a Biobased Industry and Economy Meeting in DC. July.
  3. Samaratunga, A.*, Kudina, O., Nahar, N., Minko, S., and Voronov, A., and Pryor, S.W. Impact of Enzyme Loading on Activity and Recovery of Cellulases Immobilized on Polymer Brushes. 2013. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri. July 21-24.
  4. Samaratunga, A.*, Kudina, O., Nahar, N., Minko, S., and Voronov, A., and Pryor, S.W. 2012. Recovery and Efficacy of Cellulases Immobilized on Magnetic Core Polymer Brushes. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Dallas, Texas July 29-August 1.
  5. Kudina, O.*, Samaratunga, A., Karki, B., Nahar, N., Kohut, A., Ionov, L., Pryor, S.W., Minko, S., and Voronov, A. 2011. Grafted Polymer Brush-Decorated Silica Particles for Enzymatic Recovery in Biomass Processing. ND-SD 2011 Joint EPSCoR Conference, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, October 4.
  6. Monono, E., Karki, B.*, Nahar, N., and Pryor, S.W. 2010. Compositional Analysis of Perennial Grass Species to Evaluate Potential as Individual or Conglomerate Bioenergy Crops. ASABE International Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, June 20-23.
  7. Nahar, N.*, and Peterson, J. A.2008. Effect of Urbanization on Surface Water Chemistry in SE Texas, USA. ASA, Houston.
  8. Nahar, N.*, and Farenhorst, A. 2004. Herbicide Fate in Soils as Influenced by Soil Microbial Biomass and Landscape Position. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings with the Canadian Society of Soil Science, Seattle, WA, October 31- November 4.
  9. Nahar, N.*, and Farenhorst, A. 2004. Spatial Variability of Soil Organic Carbon Content and 2,4-D Sorption within an Agricultural Field. Proc.47thManitoba Soil Science Society, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  10. Shymko, J. L.*, Nahar, N., and Farenhorst, A. 2004. Effect of Landscape Position and Soil Moisture on Maximum Rate of 2,4-D Mineralization. Proc. 47thManitoba Soil Science Society, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  11. Nahar, N.*, Shymko, J. L., and Farenhorst, A. 2003. Effects of Landscape Variability on the Rate and Maximum 2,4-D Mineralization. 4th International Conference on Mycorrhizae, Canadian Soil Science Society, Montreal, Canada.
  12. Nahar, N.*, Shymko, J. L., and Farenhorst, A. 2003. Spatial Variability of 2,4-D Mineralization in an Agricultural Field. Canadian Soil Science Society, Montreal, Canada.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Nahar, N., and Pryor, S.W.2012. Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Fermentation of Whole Sugar Beets for Ethanol Production. Paper No: 121338125. ASABE Meeting Presentation, ASABE Annual International Meeting, Dallas, Texas, July 29 - August 1.
  2. Pryor, S.W., and Nahar, N. 2009. Impact of Dilute Acid Pretreatment Conditions and EnzymeSystem on Switchgrass. Paper No: 096026 ASAE Meeting Presentation, ASABE Annual International Meeting, Reno, Nevada, June 21 - June 24.
  3. Rorick, R. Nahar, N., and Pryor, S.W. 2009. Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Fermentation of Sugar Beet Pulp. Paper No: 096193 ASAE Meeting Presentation, ASABE Annual International Meeting, Reno, Nevada, June 21- June 24.
  4. Nahar, N., and Farenhorst, A.2004. Effects of Landscape Variability on 2,4-D Fate Processes. Proc.Manitoba Society of Soil Science, Winnipeg, Manitoba.47th Annual General Meeting Proceedings.

Other report (not peer reviewed)

  1. Pryor, S.W., R. Rorick, and Nahar.N. 2009. Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Sugarbeet Pulp for Cellulose Isolation and Ethanol Production. In 2008 Sugarbeet Research and Extension Reports. Vol. 39. Sugarbeet Research and Education Board of MN and ND.
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