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A View of the History of Biochemical Engineering

  • Raphael Katzen
  • George T. Tsao
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Part of the Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology book series (ABE, volume 70)

Abstract

The authors present a view of biochemical engineering by describing their personal interests and experience over the years involving mostly conversion of lignocellulosics into fuels and chemicals and the associated engineering subjects.

Keywords

Biomass conversion Biochemical engineering Fuels Chemicals History 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raphael Katzen
    • 1
  • George T. Tsao
    • 2
  1. 1.Bonita SpringsUSA
  2. 2.School of Chemical EngineeringPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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