Peer Reviewed Papers

  1. Mirkouei, A., Haapala, K.R., Sessions, J. and Murthy, G.S. 2017. A mixed biomass-based energy supply chain for enhancing economic and environmental sustainability benefits: A Multi-criteria Decision Making Framework. Applied Energy. 206:1088-1101.
  2. Kadhum, H.J., Rajendran, K. and Murthy, G.S. 2017. Effect of solids loading on ethanol production: Experimental, economic and environmental analysis. Biores. Technol. 244:108-116.
  3. Juneja, A., and Murthy, G.S. 2017. Evaluating the potential of renewable diesel production from algae cultured on waterwater: techno-economic analysis and life cycle assessment. AIMS Energy 5L239-257.
  4. Mirkouei, A., Haapala, K.R., Sessions, J. and Murthy, G.S. 2017. A review and future directions in Techno-economic modeling and optimization of upstream forest biomass to bio-oil supply chains. J. Ren. Sus. Energy Rev. 67:15-35.
  5. Tabatabaie, S.M.H. and Murthy, G.S. 2017. Effect of geographical location and stochastic weather variation on life cycle assessment of biodiesel production from camelina in the Northwestern United States. Intl. J. LCA. 22:867-882
  6. Williams, J.D., Robertson, D., Long, D., Wuest, S.B., Kumar, D., Juneja, A. and Murthy, G.S. 2016. Ethanol production potential from conservation buffers in the inland Pacific Northwest. J. Ren. Sust. Energy. 8:053102.
  7. Tabatabaie, S.M.H. and Murthy, G.S. 2016. Cradle to farm gate life cycle assessment of strawberry production in the U.S. J. Cleaner Prod. 127:548-554.
  8. Juneja, A., Chaplen, F.W.R. and Murthy, G.S. 2016. A genome scale metabolic reconstruction of Chlorella variabilis for exploring its metabolic potential for biofuels.  Biores. Technol. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2016.02.118.
  9. Kori, A., Viswanath, V., Jayawickrama, J., Ma, C., Meilan, R., Hohenschuh, W., Murthy, G.S., Eaton, J. and Strauss, S. 2016. Improved growth and weed control of glyphosate-tolerant poplars. New Forests. 47: 653-667.
  10. Mirkouei, A., Mirzaie,P., Haapala, K.R., Sessions, J. and Murthy, G.S. 2016. Reducing the cost and environmental impact of integrated fixed and mobile bio-oil refinery supply chains. J. Cleaner Prod.
  11. Hohenshuh, W., Hector, R. and Murthy, G.S. 2015. A dynamic flux balance model and bottleneck identification of glucose,
    xylose, xylulose co-fermentation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biores. Technol. 188:153-160.
  12. Hohenshuh, W., Kumar, D. and Murthy, G.S. 2014. Economic and cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment of poly-3-hydroxybutyrate production from plastic producing, genetically modified hybrid poplar leaves. J. Ren. Sust. Energy 6:063113
  13. Mochizuki, J., Yanagida, J.F., Kumar, D., Takara, D. and Murthy, G.S. 2014. Life cycle assessment of ethanol production from tropical banagrass (Pennisetum purpureum) using green and dry processing technologies in Hawaii. J. Ren. Sust. Energy 6:043128
  14. Asmare, A.M., Demessie, B.A. and Murthy, G.S. 2014. Investigation of microalgae co-cultures for nutrient recovery and algal biomass production from dairy manure. App. Eng. Agricul. 30:335-342.
  15. Merculie, Z., Ramnath, S., Sankoli, M.S., Sivaram,V., Murthy, G.S. and Ceballos, M.R. 2014. Phytochemical, antioxidant and antibacterial potential of Elaeagnus kologa (Schlecht.) leaf. Asian Pac. Trop. Biomed. 4:687-691.
  16. Avanasi,R.N., Murthy, G.S., Chaplen, F.W.R. and Beatty, C. 2013. Fermentation of glucose, xylose and xylulose in presence of furfural by yeast for ethanol production. Biol. Eng. Trans. 6 (3).
  17. Juneja,A., Ceballos, R.M., and Murthy, G.S. 2013. Effects of environmental factors and nutrient availability on biochemical composition of algae for biofuels production: A review. Energies. 6:4607-4638.
  18. Kumar,D. and Murthy, G.S. 2012. Stochastic molecular model of enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose for ethanol production. Biotechnol. Biofuels.6:63 (Highly Accessed)
  19. Juneja, A., Kumar, D. and Murthy, G.S. 2013. Economic feasibility and environmental life cycle assessment of ethanol production from lignocellulosic feedstocks in Pacific Northwest U.S. J.  Ren. Sust. Energy. 5:023142
  20. Bozorgirad,M.A.,Zhang, H., Haapala1,K.R. and Murthy, G.S. 2013. Environmental impact and cost assessment of incineration and ethanol production as municipal solid waste management strategies. Intl. J. LCA. 18:1502-1512
  21. Ceballos, R., Sankoli, M.S., Ramnath., S., Sivaram,V., Murthy, G.S. and Ceballos, M.R. 2013. Evaluation of phytochemicals and in vitro antioxidant studies of Toddalia asiatica leaf. Medicinal Plants-Intl. J. Phytomedicines and Related Industries 5:202-205.
  22. Kumar, D., Juneja, A.,Hohenshuh, W., Williams, J.D.and Murthy, G.S. 2012. Study of chemical composition of lignocellulosic feedstocks from different sites of conservation reserve program lands. J. Ren. Sust. Energy.4:063114. doi: 10.1063/1.4766889
  23. Hohenshuh, W., Ma, C., Dalton, D.A., and Murthy, G.S. 2012. Development of protocols for determination of PHB in plant tissues. J. Bioproc. Eng. Biorefinery. 1:120-126.
  24. Kumar, D. and Murthy, GS. 2012. Life cycle assessment of ethanol production from grass straws using various pretreatment processes. Intl. J. LCA.17:388-401.  (One of the most downloaded articles. Free Access)
  25. Murthy, G.S., Rausch, K.D., Johnston, D.B., Tumbeson, M.E., and Singh, V. 2012. Design and evaluation of an optimal controller for simultaneous saccharification and fermentation process. Appl. Biotechnol. Biochem. 166: 87-111.
  26. Murthy, G.S., Johnston, D.B., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., and Singh, V. 2012. A simultaneous saccharification and fermentation model for dynamic growth environments. Bioproc. Biosys. Eng.35:519-534
  27. Juneja, A., Kumar, D. Williams, J.D., Wysocki, D.J. and Murthy, G.S. 2011. Potential for ethanol production from conservation reserve program lands in Oregon. J. Ren. Sust. Energy 3:63102 doi:10.1063/1.3658399
  28. Kumar, D. and Murthy, G.S. 2011. Impact of pretreatment and downstream processing technologies on economics, energy and water use in cellulosic ethanol production. Biotechnol. Biofuels. 4:27 doi:10.1186/1754-6834-4-27
  29. Kumar, D., Prasad, S., and Murthy, G.S. 2011. Optimization of microwave-assisted hot air drying of okra using response surface methodology. J. Food Sc. and Technol. 51: 221-32. 
  30. Murthy, G.S., Rausch, K.D., Johnston, D.B., Tumbleson, M.E., and Singh, V. 2011. Industrial evaluation of a dynamic controller for simultaneous saccharification and fermentation process. Ind. Biotechnol. 7:298-307.
  31. Murthy, G.S., Rausch, K.D., Johnston, D.B., Tumbleson, M.E., and Singh, V. 2011. Starch hydrolysis modeling: Application to fuel ethanol production. Bioproc. Biosys. Eng. 34:879-890.
  32. Kumar, D. and Murthy, G.S. 2011. Pretreatments and enzymatic hydrolysis of grass straw for ethanol production in Pacific Northwest US. Biological Eng. 3:97-110.
  33. Sanders, K. and Murthy, G.S. 2010. Life cycle analysis of algae biodiesel. Intl. J. LCA.15:704-714.
  34. Murthy, G.S., Sall, E.D., Metz, S.G., Foster, G., and Singh, V. 2009. Fermentation of degermed and debraned corn from different hybrids in dry grind process. Ind. Crops and Products. 29:67-72.
  35. Martinez-Amezuca, C., Parsons, C.M., Singh, V., Srinivasan, R., and Murthy, G.S. 2007. Nutritional characteristics of corn distillers dried grains with solubles as affected by the amounts of grains versus solubles and different processing techniques. Poultry Sci. 86:2624-2630.
  36. Murthy, G.S., Rausch, K.D., Johnston, D.B., Tumbleson, M.E., and Singh, V. 2006. Evaluation and strategies to improve fermentation characteristics of modified dry grind corn processes. Cereal Chem. 83:455-459.
  37. Murthy, G.S., Singh, V., Johnston, D.B., Rausch, K.D., and Tumbleson, M.E. 2006. Improvement in fermentation characteristics of degermed corn flour by lipid supplementation. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 33:655-660.
  38. Murthy, G.S., Townsend, D.E., Meerdink, G.L., Bargren, G.L., Tumbleson, M.E., and Singh, V. 2005. Effect of aflatoxin B1 on dry grind ethanol process. Cereal Chem. 82:302-304.


Theses and Dissertations

Doctoral Dissertation

  1. Dr. Deepak Kumar. 2014. Biochemical conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol: Experimental, enzymatic hydrolysis modeling, techno-economic and life cycle assessment studies. Oregon State University.
  2. Dr. Abraham Mebrat Asmare. 2014. Investigation the potential of the microalgae consortium for algal biomass productivity, carbon sequestration and nutrient recovery from dairy manure. Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.
  3. Dr. Ankita Juneja.  2015. Model predictive control for optimum algal growth. Oregon State University.
  4. Dr. William Hohenschuh, 2016. The path forward: Using high throughput data and dynamic flux balance modeling to identify bottlenecks in the carbon metabolism of industrial microbes and suggest solutions to improve product yield. Oregon State University.
  5. Dr. S.M.H. Tabatabaie. 2017. Integrated Spatio-temporal Sustainability Analysis of Biofuels Using Biogeochemistry, Economic and Life Cycle Analysis. Oregon State University.

Master’s Thesis

  1. Mr. Kyle Sander, 2010. Downstream processing of microalgal biomass for biofuels. Oregon State University. MS.
  2. Mr. Chintan Joshi. 2010. Responses to nutritional stress by Chlamydomonas reinhardtii -Theoretical perspectives. Oregon State University. PSM.
  3. Mr. Ragothaman Avanasi. 2010. Hemicellulose utilization by yeast for ethanol production- Adaptation, effect of inhibitors and a flux balance based analysis. Oregon State University. MS.
  4. Mr. Wesley Miller. 2011. Evaluation of feedstocks for cellulosic ethanol and bioproducts production in the northwest. Oregon State University. MS.
  5. Ms. Carolina Garcia-Rios. 2013. Enzymatic disruption of algal cell walls as an oil extraction technology for biofuel production.  Oregon State University. PSM.
  6. Mr. William Hohenschuh. 2014. A modeling and experimental approach to understanding the bottlenecks in xylulose utilization in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Oregon State University. MS.
  7. Mr. Alexander McDaniell. 2015. Evaluating the sustainability of an advanced biofuel using attributional and consequential life cycle assessments. MS.

BS Honor’s Thesis

  1. Mr. William J. Wallach. 2016. Recycling potential of sequential hydrothermal liquefaction aqueous co-product using Chlorella vulgaris. Oregon State University.
  2. Ms. Crystal Oldfield. 2015. Impact of lignin composition on enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulosic biomass. Oregon State University.
  3. Ms. Martine Torres. 2012. Biosorption studies of acid green-3 dye. Oregon State University.