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Liangcheng Yang
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​Research

Recent Publications​ (Last 5 years)

1.      Yang, L., X. Ge, and Y. Li. 2016. Recovery of failed solid-state anaerobic digesters. Bioresource Technology. In press.

2.      Jin, G., T. Biema, and L. Yang. 2016. Cap-and-Trade: Understanding and teaching a market-based approach to natural resource allocation. Natural Sciences Education. In press.

3.      Yang, X., J. Lee, Y. Zhang, X. Wang, and L. Yang. 2015. Concentration, Size, and Density of Total Suspended Particulates at the Air Exhaust of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. Atmospheric Environment. 1-10.

4.      Yang, L., F. Xu, X. Ge, and Y. Li. 2015. Challenges and strategies for solid-state anaerobic digestion of lignocellulosic biomass. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 44: 824-834.

5.      Sheets, J., L. Yang, X. Ge, Z. Wang, and Y. Li. 2015. Beyond land application: Emerging technologies for the treatment and reuse of anaerobically digested agricultural and food waste. Waste Management. 44: 94–115.

6.      Lin, L., L. Yang, and Y. Li. 2015. Effect of feedstock components on thermophilic solid-state anaerobic digestion of yard trimmings. Energy and Fuels. 29 (6), 3699–3706.

7.      Zhu, J., M. Han, G. Zhang, and L. Yang. 2015. Co-digestion of spent mushroom substrate and corn stover for methane production via solid-state anaerobic digestion. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 7 (2), 023135.

8.      Jiang D., L. Danhua, S. Wang, L. Tian, and L. Yang. 2015. Additional Yaw Moment Control of a 4WIS and 4WID Agricultural Data Acquisition Vehicle. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems. 12: 78.

9.      Yang, L., X. Ge, C. Wang, F. Yu, and Y. Li. 2014. Progress and perspectives in converting biogas to transportation fuels. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 40:1133-1152.

10.  Zhu J.+, L. Yang+, and Y. Li. 2014. Comparison of premixing methods for solid-state anaerobic digestion of corn stover. Bioresource Technology. 175: 430-435.

11.  Ge, X., L. Yang, J.P. Sheets, Z. Yu, and Y. Li. 2014. Biological conversion of methane to liquid fuels: status and opportunities. Biotechnology Advances. 32: 1460-1475.

12.  Yang, L. and Y. Li. 2014. Anaerobic digestion of giant reed for methane production. Bioresource Technology. 171:233-239.

13.  Cui, S., J. Wang, L. Yang, J. Wu, and X. Wang. 2015. Qualitative and quantitative analysis on aroma characteristics of ginseng at different ages using E-nose and GC-MS combined with chemometrics. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. 102: 64-77.

14.  Cui, S., L. Yang, J. Wang, and X. Wang. 2014. Taste characteristics based quantitative and qualitative evaluation of ginseng adulteration. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.6858.

15.  Shen, C., L. Yang, X. Wang, Y. Jiang, and Y. Yao. 2014.  Predictive performance of a wastewater source heat pump using artificial neural networks. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. DUI: 10.1177/0143624414547966.

16.  Lin, L., L. Yang, F. Xu, F. C. Michel, and Y. Li. 2014. Comparison of solid-state anaerobic digestion and composting of yard trimmings with effluent from liquid anaerobic digestion. Bioresource Technology. 169: 439–446.

17.  Yang, L., A.D. Kent, X. Wang, T.L. Funk, R.S. Gates, and Y. Zhang. 2014. Moisture effects on gas-phase biofilter ammonia removal efficiency, nitrous oxide generation and microbial communities. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 271: 292–301.

18.  Yang, L. and C. Shen. 2014. Integration of wastewater source heat pump and solid-state anaerobic digestion for residential waste treatment and energy production. Journal of Postdoc Research. 2:1–6.

19.  Shen, C, C. Cirone, L. Yang, Y. Jiang, and X. Wang. 2014. Characteristics of fouling development in shell-and-tube heat exchanger: Effects of velocity and installation location.  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 77: 439–448.

20.  Shen, C., L. Yang, X. Wang, Y. Jiang, and Y. Yao. 2014. An experimental and numerical study of a de-fouling evaporator used in a wastewater source heat pump. Applied Thermal Engineering. 70: 501–509.

21.  Yang, L., X. Wang, T.L. Funk. 2014. Strong influence of medium pH condition on gas-phase biofilter ammonia removal, nitrous oxide generation and microbial communities. Bioresource Technology.152: 74–79.

22.  Jiang, D., L. Yang, L. Tian, F. Gao, L. Li. 2014. Development of a 3D ego-motion estimation system for an autonomous agricultural vehicle. Biosystem Engineering. 121:150–159.

23.  Yang, L., X. Wang, T.L. Funk, S. Shi, R.S. Gates and Y. Zhang. 2013. Moisture monitoring and control in gas-phase biofilters to achieve high ammonia removal efficiency and low nitrous oxide generation. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(5): 1895–1903.

24.  Yang, L., X. Wang, T.L. Funk, R.S. Gates and Y. Zhang. 2013. Impedance based moisture sensor design and test for gas-phase biofilter applications. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(4): 1613–1621.

25.  Yang, L., X. Wang, T.L. Funk, R.S. Gates and Y. Zhang. 2012. Transport and fate of N-containing compounds in gas-phase biofilter: A swing test to mitigate ammonia. Transactions of the ASABE. 55(5): 1951–1958.


Presentations and Talks (last 5 years)

1.      L. Yang. 2016. Development of a novel anaerobic digestion system with stable biogas production and no liquid waste generation. Annual ASABE meeting. Orlando, FL, July 23-26.

2.      Dietrich, A., A. Kottke, and L. Yang. 2016. Recovery of failed solid state anaerobic digestion fed with corn stover. Illinois State University Research Symposium.

3.      L. Yang, X. Ge, C. Wang, F. Yu, and Y. Li. 2015. Pathways for converting biogas to transportation fuels. Annual ASABE meeting. New Orleans, LA, July 26-29. Invited.

4.      L. Yang. 2014. Sewage treatment using anaerobic digestion and effluent handling options. Illinois Environmental Health Association Annual Educational Conference. Oct 2-3. Peoria, IL. Invited.

5.      Zhu, J., L. Yang., Y. Li. 2014. Effects of premixing methods of feedstock and inoculum on solid-state anaerobic digestion of corn stover. 2014 Annual ASABE meeting, Montreal, QC Canada. Jul 13-16, 2014.

6.      Lin, L., L. Yang, Y. Li. 2014. Side-by-side comparison of solid-state anaerobic digestion and composting of yard trimmings with effluent from liquid anaerobic digestion. 2014 Annual ASABE meeting, Montreal, QC Canada. Jul 13-16, 2014. Paper No. 141897526.

7.      L. Yang, X. Wang, T.L. Funk, and A. D. Kent. 2013. Effects of Media pH Conditions on Gas-Phase Biofilter Ammonia Removal, Nitrous Oxide Generation and Microbial Communities.  In Proc. of 2013 International Symposium on Animal Environment and Welfare, Chongqing, China, Oct 19-22, 2013, pp 295–308.

8.      Yang, L., X. Wang, and T.L. Funk. 2013. Moisture Effects on Biofilter Ammonia Removal and Nitrous Oxide Generation. In ASABE 2013 Annual International Meeting. July 21–24, Kansas City, MO.

9.      Yang, L. 2012. Moisture control: The Key to Biofilter Success. In Ventilation and Air Quality for Livestock Systems Field Day Workshop. University of Illinois Extension. Oct 25, Urbana, IL.

10.  2012. Frontiers in Education Conference. Oct 3-6, Seattle, WA. (Sponsored by Mavis Future Faculty Fellowship).

11.  Yang, L., X. Wang, and T.L. Funk. 2012. A Feasible Moisture Sensor. In ASABE 2012 Annual International Meeting. July 29–Aug 1, Dallas, TX.​