Contact Information

Office: LME 311

Mailing Address: 1664 N Virginia St / MS 388

Reno, Nevada 89557

Email: coronella@unr.edu

Phone Number: 775-784-4253

Biography

Education

BS, Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University, June, 1986

BA, Mathematics, Lehigh University, June, 1986

MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Utah, 1989

PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Utah, 1994

 

Appointments

1993 – present| Assistant Professor, Associate Professor (2000) of Chemical Engineering University of Nevada, Reno.

January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2007| Chemical Engineer, GRT, Santa Barbara CA.

August, 2013 – June 2014| Distinguished Chair in Alternative Energy- Fulbright Award for fellowship at Chalmers University.

Licensed professional chemical engineer, State of Nevada License # 017146, through December 2022.

 

Curriculum Vitae

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Research

Teaching

Fall 2020

  • ChE 450 Process Design
  • ChE 415 Intro. to Particle Technology

Spring 2021

  • ChE 482 Capstone Project

Fall 2021

  • ChE 450 Process Design
  • ENGR 110 Introduction to Renewable Energy

Spring 2022

  • ChE 482 Capstone Project

 

All Courses Taught at UNR

 

Course number. Course title. Number of times taught

ChE 101. Introduction to Chemical Engineering I. 6 times

ChE 102. Introduction to Chemical Engineering II. 6 times

ChE 245. Computer applications in chemical engineering. 3 times

ChE 373. Transport Phenomena I. 11 times

ChE 374. Transport Phenomena II. 7 times

ChE 415. Introduction to Particle Technology. 8 times

ChE 440/640. Chemical reactor design. 3 times

ChE 450. Process design. 6 times

ChE 451/651. Process control. 23 times

ChE 482. Capstone Project. 5 times

ChE 700. Applied mathematics in chemical engineering. 3 times

ChE 704. Powder technology. 8 times

ChE 741. Advanced kinetics and reactor design. 4 times

ChE 765. Advanced Transport Phenomena II. 2 times

ENGR 110. Introduction to renewable energy. 1 time

ENGR 360. Fluid mechanics. 3 times

Publications

(corresponding author* indicated by asterisk, students mentored indicated with )

  1. Sarrion, A., de la Rubia, A., Coronella, C., Mohedano, A. F*., & Diaz, E. (2022). Acid-mediated hydrothermal treatment of sewage sludge for nutrient recovery. Science of The Total Environment, 156494 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.156494
  2. Diaz, E.; Sanchis, I., Coronella, C.J., Mohedano, A.F.* “Activated carbons from hydrothermal carbonization and chemical activation of olive stones: application in sulfamethoxazole adsorption” Resources 2022, 11(5) 43 https://doi.org/10.3390/resources11050043
  3. Qaramaleki, S.V.; Villamil, J.; Mohedano, Á.; Coronella, C.J*. “Factors Affecting Solubilization of Phosphorus and Nitrogen Through Hydrothermal Carbonization of Animal Manure”, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2020, 8, 33, 12462–12470 https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c03268.
  4. D. Marin-Batista, J. Villamil, S.V. Qaramaleki, C.J. Coronella, A.F. Mohedano*, M.A. de la Rubia “Energy valorization of cow manure by hydrothermal carbonization and anaerobic digestion”, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2020, 8, 33, 12462–12470 https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c03268.
  5. Saba, A., Saha, N., Williams, K. C., Coronella, C. J., & Reza, M. T. (2020). Binder-free torrefied biomass pellets: significance of torrefaction temperature and pelletization parameters by multivariate analysis. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-020-00737-7
  6. Román, S.; Ledesma, B; Álvarez, A; Coronella, C; Qaramaleki, SV* “Suitability of hydrothermal carbonization to convert water hyacinth to added-value products”, Renewable Energy, 2020, pp 1649-1658 DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.07.157
  7. Reza, M. Toufiq*; Poulson, Simon; Román, Silvia; Coronella, Charles “Behavior of Stable Carbon and Stable Nitrogen Isotopes during Hydrothermal Carbonization of biomass”, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis (2018) 131, 85-92 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaap.2018.02.006.
  8. Yang, X., Uddin, M. H.*, Zhou, X., Neupane, B., Miller, G. C., Coronella, C. J., … Lin, H. (2018). Production of High-Density Renewable Aviation Fuel from Arid Land Crop. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 6(8), 10108–10119. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b01433
  9. Uddin, M. H., Coronella, C. J.* “Effects of grid size on predictions of bed expansion in bubbling fluidized beds of Geldart B particles: A generalized rule for a grid-independent solution of TFM simulations”, Particuology, 2017 34 61-69, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.partic.2016.12.002.
  10. H. Uddin, M.A.H. Khan, C.J. Coronella* “3-D face-masking detection and tracking algorithm for bubble dynamics: method and validation for gas-solid fluidized beds”, Powder Technology 2017 313 88-98, DOI:10.1016/j.powtec.2017.02.034.
  11. Neupane, B.; Shintani, D.; Lin, H.; Coronella, C.; Miller*, G. (2017). Grindelia squarrosa:  A Potential Arid Lands Biofuel Plant. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 5, 995-1001, http://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b02315
  12. Reza*, M. T., Coronella, C., Holtman, K.M., Franqui-Villanueva, D., Poulson, S. (2016). “Hydrothermal Carbonization of Autoclaved Municipal Solid Waste Pulp and Anaerobically Treated Pulp Digestate”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 4(7), 3649–3658. http://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng. 6b00160
  13. Nover, B. Wirth, C. Coronella, M. T. Reza, "Hydrothermal carbonization of glucose in saline solution: sequestration of nutrients on carbonaceous materials" AIMS Energy. 2016;4(1):173-189 DOI 10.3934/energy.2016.1.173
  14. Reza*, M. T., Yang, X., Coronella, C. J., Lin, H., Hathwaik, U., Shintani, D., Neupane, B.P.,  Miller, G. C. (2016). Hydrothermal Carbonization (HTC) and Pelletization of Two Arid Land Plants Bagasse for Energy Densification. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 4(3), 1106–1114. http://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.5b01176
  15. Lynam, J.*; Chow, G.; Hyland, P.; Coronella, C. J. (2016) “Corn stover pretreatment by ionic liquid and glycerol mixtures with their density, viscosity, and thermogravimetric properties”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 4(7), 3786–3793 http://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b00480.
  16. T. Reza*, A. Fueites, X. Yang, C.J. Coronella “Wet Air Oxidation of Hydrothermal Carbonization (HTC) Process Liquid” ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2016, 4(6) 3250-3254 DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b00292.
  17. T. Reza*, A. Freitas, X. Yang, S.Hiibel, H. Lin, C. J. Coronella “Hydrothermal Carbonization (HTC) of Cow Manure: Carbon and Nitrogen Distributions in HTC products”, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, Volume 35, Issue 4, July 2016, Pages: 1002–1011 DOI: 10.1002/ep.12312.
  18. Lynam JG*,Chow GI, Coronella CJ, Hiibel SR “Ionic Liquid and Water Separation by Membrane Distillation”, Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol. 288, 2016, 557-561 DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2015.12.028.
  19. Joan G. Lynam, Charles J Coronella* “Loblolly pine pretreatment by ionic liquid-glycerol mixtures”, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2016 6:247-260; doi:10.​1007/​s13399-015-0183-5.
  20. Joan G. Lynam, Toufiq Reza, Wei Yan, Victor Vasquez, Charles J Coronella* "Hydrothermal carbonization of various lignocellulosic biomass", Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, (2014) DOI: 10.1007/s13399-014-0137-3
  21. Charles J Coronella*, Joan G Lynam, M. Toufiq Reza, M. Helal Uddin "Hydrothermal Carbonization of Lignocellulosic Biomass", Chapter 12 in Application of Hydrothermal Reactions to Biomass Conversion, (2014) DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-54458-3_12.
  22. Joan G. Lynam, Charles J. Coronella* "Glycerol as an Ionic Liquid Co-Solvent for Pretreatment of Rice Hulls", Bioresource Technology 122:471-478 August 2014 DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.05.086
  23. Reza, M. T., Emerson, R., Uddin, M. H., Gresham, G., & Coronella*, C. J. Ash reduction of corn stover by mild hydrothermal preprocessing. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2014 doi:10.1007/s13399-014-0122-x
  24. Reza, M. T., Uddin, M. H., Lynam, J. G., Hoekman, S. K., & Coronella*, C. J. Hydrothermal carbonization of loblolly pine: reaction chemistry and water balance. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2014 doi:10.1007/s13399-014-0115-9
  25. H. Uddin, M. T. Reza, J. G. Lynam, C. J. Coronella*, "Effects of water recycling in hydrothermal carbonization of loblolly pine" Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 33:1309-1315, December, 2014 doi: 10.1002/ep.11899
  26. T. Reza, M. H. Uddin, J. G. Lynam, C. J. Coronella*, “Engineered Pellets from Dry Torrefied and HTC Biochar Blends” Biomass Bioenergy 63:229-238, April 2014. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2014.01.03
  27. Yan*, S. K. Hoekman, A. Broch, C. J. Coronella, "Effect of Hydrothermal Carbonization (HTC) Reaction Parameters on the Properties of Hydrochar and Pellets" Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 33:676-680, October 2013 DOI: 10.1002/ep.11974
  28. T. Reza, Wei Yan, M. H. Uddin, J. G. Lynam, S. K. Hoekman, C. J. Coronella*, V. R. Vasquez “Reaction Kinetics of Hydrothermal Carbonization of Woody Biomass”, (2013) Bioresource Technology 139:161-169. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2013.04.028
  29. T. Reza, J. G. Lynam, M. H. Uddin, C. J. Coronella* “Hydrothermal Carbonization: Fate of Inorganics” (2013) Biomass Bioenergy 49:86-94 . doi: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.12.004
  30. G. Lynam, M. T. Reza, V. R. Vasquez, C. J. Coronella*, "Effect of Salt Addition on Hydrothermal Carbonization of Lignocellulosic Biomass", Fuel 99:271-273 (2012) doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2012.04.035.
  31. G. Lynam, M. T. Reza, V. R. Vasquez, C. J. Coronella* "Pretreatment of rice hulls by ionic liquid dissolution", Bioresource Technology,114:629-636 (2012) doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2012.03.004
  32. Yan*, S. Islam, C. J. Coronella, and V.R. Vasquez, “Pyrolysis kinetics of Raw/Hydrothermally Carbonized Lignocellulosic biomass”, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 31(20): 200-204 (2012) DOI: 10.1002/ep.11601
  33. Toufiq Reza, Joan G. Lynam, Victor R. Vasquez and Charles J. Coronella*, "Pelletization of Biochar from Hydrothermally Carbonized Wood", Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 31(2):225-234 (2012)  DOI: 10.1002/ep.11615
  34. G. Lynam, C.J. Coronella*, W. Yan, M.T. Reza, V.R. Vasquez "Acetic acid and lithium chloride effects on hydrothermal carbonization of lignocellulosic biomass", Bioresource Technology, 102:6192-6199. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2011.02.035 (2011)
  35. C. Acharjee, C.J. Coronella*, V.R. Vasquez, "Effect of thermal pretreatment on equilibrium moisture content of lignocellulosic biomass", Bioresource Technology, 102:4849-4854, April (2011).
  36. Vasquez*, V.R., Braganza, A., Coronella, C. J. "Molecular Thermodynamics modeling of equilibrium moisture in foods" J Food Engr. 103(1):103-114, DOI: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2010.10.005, March (2011)
  37. Wei Yan, Jason T. Hastings, Tapas C. Acharjee, Charles J. Coronella*, and Victor R. Vasquez, “Mass and Energy Balances of Wet Torrefaction of Lignocellulosic Biomass”, Energy Fuels, 24:4738-4742, (2010) DOI:10.1021/ef901273n.
  38. Yan, T.C. Acharjee, C.J. Coronella*, V.R. Vasquez "Thermal Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass" Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 28(3):435-440 (2009)
  39. R. Bellur, C.J. Coronella*, V.R. Vasquez "Analysis of Biosolids Equilibrium Moisture and Drying" Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 28(2):291-298 (2009).
  40. Vasquez*, V.R. and Coronella, C.J. "A Simple Model for Vapor-Moisture Equilibrium in Biomass Substrates" AIChE J, 55(6):1595-1603 (2009).
  41. Cooper, S. A. and Coronella*, C. J. "CFD Simulations of Particle Mixing in a Fluidized Bed" Powder Technology 151:27-36 (2005).
  42. Cooper and C. J. Coronella* "Fluidized Bed Heat Transfer" in Handbook of Heat Transfer Calculations edited by Myer Kutz, McGraw Hill 2005.
  43. Coronella*, C.J., Deng, J.X. "A novel method for isokinetic measurement of particle flux within the riser of a circulating fluidized bed", Powder Technol. 99(3), 211-219, DOI: 10.1016/S0032-5910(98)00110-7, Sept. 1994
  44. Coronella, C.J., Lee, S.Y., Seader*D. "Minimum slugging velocity in fluidized-beds containing vertical rods", Fuel 73(9) 1537-1543 (1994) DOI: 10.1016/0016-2361(94)90076-0
  45. Lee, SY, Coronella CJ, Bhadkamkar AS., Seader* JD, "Modeling and temperature regulation of a thermally coupled reactor system via internal model control strategy" Eng. Chem. Res. 32(12) 3029-3036, DOI: 10.1021/ie00024a011, Dec. (1993).
  46. Lee, SY, Coronella CJ, Seader* JD, Pitt CH, "Erosion control of 316 stainless steel rods immersed in a bubbling fluidized bed" Eng. Sci. 48(8) 1437-1445, Apr. 1993, DOI: 10.1016/0009-2509(93)80050-Z
  47. Coronella* CJ, Seader JD "Combustion of Coked Sand in a 2-stage fluidized-bed system", Fuel 71(2), 143-150, Feb. 1992

Patents

  1. MH Uddin, CJ Coronella, MA Zuzga, 1. Batch-cyclic redox reactor with air-only tuyeres, US Patent 9,874,347, 2018.
  2. C. Coronella, M. T. Reza, A. Shekarriz, System for hydrothermal treatment of wet biomass, PCT application filed November 10, 2106.
  3. C. Coronella, M. T. Reza, A. Shekarriz, HydroPyras process for conversion of aqueous waste to heat and/or power, disclosure filed July 18, 2106.
  4. G. Touchton, C. Coronella, Reactor system and method, Patent No. 9,175,850, Date of patent: Nov. 3, 2015.
  5. Charles Coronella, Wei Yan, Toufiq Reza, and Victor Vasquez, Method for Wet Torrefaction of a Biomass. Filed September 1, 2011.  Publication No. US 2012/0110896 A1 (pending)
  6. S. Gadewar and 17 others including Charles Coronella, Continuous process for converting natural gas to liquid hydrocarbons, Filed July 17, 2009. Publication No. US 2009/050955 (pending)
  7. Charles Coronella and Victor Vasquez, System and Method for Energy Production from Sludge. US Patent no. 8499471 B2 (awarded April 9, 2013).

Recent Presentations

Presenter is underlined. Students* mentored are indicated with asterisk.

  1. V. Qaramaliki*, J. A. Villamil, A. F. Mohedano, C. J. Coronella “Crystallization of phosphorus-incorporated solids from liquid phase of hydrothermal carbonization of cow manure” presented at AIChE annual meeting Nov. 9, 2021, Boston Massachusetts.
  2. Coronella, S. V. Qaramaleki*, J. Villamil, A. Fernandez Mohedano “Phosphorus recovery from aqueous product of hydrothermal carbonization of cow manure”, 3rd Symposium on HTC, Seoul, Korea, May 18, 2022.
  3. S V. Qaramaleki, J. Coronella, “The effects of acid addition on nutrient recovery by hydrothermal carbonization process”, 8th International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorisation, May 31, 2021
  4. J. Coronella, “Sustainability in agriculture: Making value of agricultural wastes and biofuels in the high desert” Earth Day Lightning Talks, University of Nevada, Reno, April 22, 2021 (Invited Talk).
  5. V. Qaramaleki*, J. Villamil, A. Fernandez Mohedano, C. J. Coronella “Crystallization of phosphorous-incorporated solids from liquid phase of hydrothermal carbonization of cow manure”, AIChE annual meeting #278d, Boston MA, November 9, 2021.
  6. “Struvite Recovery From Manure by Way of Hydrothermal Carbonization” by Saeed Vahed* and C. Coronella, AIChE annual meeting, Paper #731c, November 20 2020.
  7. Coronella, "Hydrothermal carbonization of wet wastes for simultaneous nutrient recovery and energy capture", Invited talk given at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, October 5, 2017.
  8. Coronella, S. Hiibel, M. T. Reza, S. Vahed, S. Roman, “Hydrothermal carbonization of wet wastes for simultaneous nutrient recovery and energy capture”, World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Barcelona Spain, October 3, 2017.
  9. Coronella, “Nutrient recovery from waste streams”, NorCal AIChE, April 28, 2017, Emeryville CA.
  10. Helal Uddin*, C. Coronella, A Generalized Rule for a Grid Independent Solution for TFM Simulations of Geldart B Bubbling Fluidized Beds, AIChE annual meeting, San Francisco, November 17 2016.
  11. Lynam*, G. Chow*, P. Hyland*, C. Coronella, Corn Stover Deconstruction Using Ionic Liquid – Glycerol Mixtures, AIChE annual meeting, San Francisco, November 16 2016.
  12. Helal Uddin*, C. Coronella, Incorporating the Effect of Fluidized-Bed Temperature in CFD Simulation through Particle-Particle Interaction Coefficient, AIChE annual meeting, San Francisco, November 15 2016.
  13. Toufiq Reza, C. Coronella, Performance of a Bench-Scale Continuous Hydrothermal Carbonization Reactor, AIChE annual meeting, San Francisco, November 15 2016.
  14. Toufiq Reza, C. Coronella, K. Holtman, D.Franqui-Villanueva and S. Poulson, Hydrothermal Carbonization of Organic Fraction of Municipal Solid Waste and Corresponding Digestate Via Anaerobically Digestion, AIChE annual meeting, San Francisco, November 13 2016.
  15. Coronella, M. Toufiq Reza, and K. Williams*, Continuous bench-scale reactor for hydrothermal carbonization of cow manure, 5th International Congress on Sustainability Science & Engineering, Suzhou, China, October 24, 2016.
  16. Coronella, Energy in Higher Education (North), presented to association of energy engineering, Nevada Chapter, Reno, May 26, 2016.
  17. Coronella, Hydrothermal carbonization for nutrient recovery, invited talk, New Mexico State University, March 11, 2016.
  18. Toufiq Reza*, S. Sullivan*, C. Coronella, R. Shekarriz, Design and Operation of a Bench Scale Continuous Reactor for Hydrothermal Carbonization, AIChE annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 November 2015.
  19. Helal Uddin*, M. A. H. Khan, C. Coronella, M. Zuzga, Effects of Baffle in Bubble Break-up: A Numerical Simulation of Pilot Scale Bubbling Fluidized Bed with Geldart B Particles, AIChE annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 November 2015.
  20. G. Lynam*, C. Coronella, S. Hiibel, Membrane Distillation for Separating Water from Ionic Liquid Solutions, AIChE annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 November 2015.
  21. Helal Uddin*, M. A. H. Khan, C. Coronella, Active Contour Tracking of Individual Bubbles in CFD Simulation of Fluidized Beds, AIChE annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 November 2015.
  22. G. Lynam*, M. T. Reza*, W. Yan*, V. R. Vasquez, C. Coronella, Hydrothermal Carbonization of Different Biomass Types, AIChE annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 November 2015.
  23. T. Reza*, S. Hiibel, C. Coronella, H. Lin, Membrane Distillation for Nutrient and Water Recovery from Thermally Treated Dairy Manure, AIChE annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 November 2015.
  24. G. Lynam*, C. Coronella, Dissolution of Lignin in Recalcitrant Biomass Using Ionic Liquid - Glycerol Mixtures. IL, AIChE annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 November 2015.
  25. J. Coronella, M. T. Reza, S. Hiibel “Hydrothermal carbonization for nutrient recovery”, AIChE annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 November 2015.
  26. T. Reza*, A. Saba*, C. J. Coronella, R. Shekarriz “Hydrothermal liquefaction: effect of various waste streams as reaction medium”, AIChE annual meeting, Salt Lake City Utah, 11 November, 2015.
  27. Coronella, “HTC of Cow manure”, presentation at UNR biofuels club, 9 September 2015, Reno Nevada.
  28. Coronella, M. T. Reza*, M. Lu*, T. Song*, K. Conrad*, S. Hiibel, H. Lin “Hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) of cow manure: carbon and nitrogen distribution in HTC products”, ACS national meeting, Boston Massachusetts, 15 August 2015.
  29. Charles Coronella, M. Toufiq Reza, Sage Hiibel, Hongfei Lin, Mi Lu, Tianlin Song*, Alireza Shekarriz “Hydrothermal carbonization of cow manure”, ICOSSE, Balatonfüred, Hungary, 28 May 2015.
  30. Joan G. Lynam* and Charles Coronella, Chemical and Materials Engineering, Disrupting Cellulose for Conversion to Glucose in Loblolly Pine Using Ionic Liquid-Glycerol Mixtures, AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November 17, 2014.
  31. Joan G. Lynam* and Charles Coronella, Using Glycerol as Co-solvent for Ionic Liquid Pretreatment of Rice Hulls, AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November 18, 2014.
  32. Charles J Coronella "Research in Hydrothermal Carbonization at the University of Nevada, Reno", invited presentation given at Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Potsdam Germany, April 7, 2014.
  33. Charles J. Coronella "Applications of Fluidization to biomass upgrading", Swedish Gasification Centre annual meeting, Stockholm, February 5, 2014.
  34. Helal Uddin*, M. Toufiq Reza*, Joan G. Lynam*, S. Kent Hoekman and Charles J Coronella "Hydrothermal Carbonization: Reactions and Water Production", AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 7, 2013
  35. Joan G. Lynam* and Charles J Coronella " Improving Glucose Yield By Fractionation of Biomass With Non-Clˉ Ionic Liquids" AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 4, 2013
  36. Lepek, C. Coronella, K. Henthorn, C. M. Hrenya, T. Raymond, M. Rhodes, "Particle Technology: Perspectives and Best Practices From Multiple Institutions", AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 6, 2013
  37. Joan G. Lynam*, M. Toufiq Reza*, Victor R. Vasquez, and Charles J. Coronella "Salt Addition Effect on Hydrothermal Carbonization of Lignocellulosic Biomass" AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh PA, November 1, 2012.
  38. Joan G. Lynam*, M. Toufiq Reza*, M. Helal Uddin*, Victor R. Vasquez, and Charles J. Coronella "Effect of Non-Cl Ionic Liquids on Biomass" AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh PA, November 1, 2012.
  39. Toufiq Reza*, Joan G. Lynam*, Md. Helal Uddin*, and Chuck Coronella "Inorganic Analysis of HTC Biochar" AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh PA, October 31, 2012.
  40. Wei Yan, Chuck Coronella, Larry Felix, S. Kent Hoekman "Hydrothermal carbonization of lignocellulosic biomass: Kinetics and Pelletization" AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh PA, October 30, 2012.
  41. Charles J. Coronella, M. Toufiq Reza*, Joan G. Lynam*, David Graves*, M. Helal Uddin* "Engineered Pellets from Biomass Blends" AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh PA, October 30, 2012.
  42. Larry Felix, S. Kent Hoekman, Chuck Coronella "Wet Torrefaction- the Hydrothermal carbonization of biomass", Albi France, International Workshop of Biomass Torrefaction for Energy, May 2012.
  43. Larry Felix, James Irvin, Bill Farthing, Todd Snyder, Wei Yan, Kent Hoekman, Chuck Coronella "Torrefaction Opportunties"SmallWood conference, Flagstaff Arizona, May 1, 2012
  44. Chuck Coronella, Cody Wagner*, and Gene DeShazo "Characterization and Solvent Extraction of Oils from Digested Wastewater Sludge" AOCS Annual meeting, San Diego, May 1, 2012.
  45. Kent Hoekman, Amber Broch, Curt Robbins, C. J. Coronella, Larry Felix, Wei Yan, Grady Coble "Hydrochar as a renewable Biofuel", International Biomass Conference and Expo, Denver Colorado, April 16, 2012
  46. Kent Hoekman, Amber Broch, Curt Robbins, C. J. Coronella, Larry Felix, Wei Yan, EUEC, Phoenix, AZ "Renewable Solid Fuels via Hydrothermal Carbonization (HTC) of Cellulosic Biomass" (January 2012)
  47. Coronella, C., Lynam*, J., AIChE annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN, "Cellulose Extraction From Rice Hulls Using Ionic Liquids" (October 2011).
  48. Vasquez, V.R., Hanbury, O., Coronella, C. AIChE annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN "Molecular Thermodynamics Modeling of Water Equilibrium and Heat of Sorption In Human Stratum Corneum", October, 2011.
  49. Wagner*, C. Coronella, C., Bush, R. AIChE annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN "Synthesis of Green Diesel Fuel From Fatty Acid Feedstocks Via Electrochemical Hofer-Moest Decarboxylation", (October2011).
  50. Coronella, C., Matheus*, M., Vasquez, V.R. AIChE annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN "Technology Development and Demonstration of a Low-Temperature Fluidized-Bed Biomass Dryer", October, 2011.
  51. Coronella, C., Reza*, M. Toufiq, Vasquez, V. R. TCBiomass 2011, Chicago, IL, "Hydrothermal Carbonization of Lignocellulosic Biomass: Reaction Kinetics" (September 30, 2011).
  52. Felix, B. Farthing, J. Irvin, T. Snyder, S. K. Hoekman, C. J. Coronella, TCBiomass 2011, Chicago, IL “Employing Hydrothermal Carbonization for the Production of Energy-dense Fuels from Lignocellulosic Biomass” (September 301, 2011)
  53. Toufiq Reza*, J. Lynam*, C.J. Coronella, V.R. Vasquez “Pellets from Pretreated Biomass”, TCBiomass 2011, Chicago, IL, (September 301, 2011)
  54. Coronella, C., Vasquez, V. R., ASEE annual conference, "Cooking a hamburger in silico to prevent food poisoning", Vancouver, BC. (June 29, 2011).
  55. Coronella, “Biomass, biofuels, and biopower: renewable energy for tomorrow”, presentation given to diverse and public audience at the Sustainable Energy Forum, in Reno Nevada, 6 December, 2009.