Tom Richard

Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Tom Richard

Research Summary

Application of fundamental engineering science to microbial ecosystems, developing innovative strategies for a more sustainable agriculture and the emerging bio-based economy.

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Biomass Lignin Biofuels Economics Carboxylic Acids Acids Crops Plant Cells Cellulose Greenhouse Gases Membranes Carbon Winter Sugars Farms Agriculture Crop Production Enzymatic Hydrolysis Nanofiltration Membranes Imaging Techniques Mechanics Life Cycle Depolymerization Proteins Fermentation

Most Recent Papers

This is not a peer-reviewed article. Methane and Nitrous Oxide Emissions From Swine Hoop Structures Using A Tracer Gas Technique

A Singh, TL Richard, V Stout,

Biomass Protein Adhesives for Biocomposite Manufacturing

Tom Richard, Monlin Kuo, Deland Myers,

Water Quality Implications of Using Composted Organics on Highway Rights-of-Way

Tom Richard,

Evaluation of Soil Erosion and Soil Erodibility Factors for Composted Organics on Highway Right-of-Ways

Thomas Glanville, Tom Richard,

Handbook of Bioenergy Crop Plants

Tom Richard, Doug Brownell, Kusumal Ruamsook, Jude Liu, Evelyn Thomchick,

Estimating the Impact of Biomass Harvest on Soil Erosion Using the WEPP Model

Tom Richard, John Laflen,

A semi-commercial case study of willow biomass production in the northeastern United States

Felipe Montes, Eric S. Fabio, Lawrence B. Smart, Tom L. Richard, A. Rodrigo Masip, Armen R. Kemanian, 2021, Journal of Production Agriculture on p. 1287-1302

The potential for expanding sustainable biogas production and some possible impacts in specific countries

Bruce E. Dale, Stefano Bozzetto, Christian Couturier, Claudio Fabbri, Jorge A. Hilbert, Rebecca Ong, Tom Richard, Lorella Rossi, Kurt D. Thelen, Jeremy Woods, 2020, Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining on p. 1335-1347

Robust paths to net greenhouse gas mitigation and negative emissions via advanced biofuels

John L. Field, Tom L. Richard, Erica A.H. Smithwick, Hao Cai, Mark S. Laser, David S. LeBauer, Stephen P. Long, Keith Paustian, Zhangcai Qin, John J. Sheehan, Pete Smith, Michael Q. Wang, Lee R. Lynd, 2020, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 21968-21977

Technoeconomic and life-cycle analysis of single-step catalytic conversion of wet ethanol into fungible fuel blendstocks

John R. Hannon, Lee R. Lynd, Onofre Andrade, Pahola Thathiana Benavides, Gregg T. Beckham, Mary J. Biddy, Nathan Brown, Mateus F. Chagas, Brian H. Davison, Thomas Foust, Tassia L. Junqueira, Mark S. Laser, Zhenglong Li, Tom Richard, Ling Tao, Gerald A. Tuskan, Michael Wang, Jeremy Woods, Charles E. Wyman, 2020, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 12576-12583

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Bruce E. Dale, James E. Anderson, Robert C. Brown, Steven Csonka, Virginia H. Dale, Gary Herwick, Randall D. Jackson, Nicholas Jordan, Stephen Kaffka, Keith L. Kline, Lee R. Lynd, Carolyn Malmstrom, Rebecca G. Ong, Tom L. Richard, Caroline Taylor, Michael Q. Wang, 2014, Environmental Science & Technology on p. 7200-7203

Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from crop production using the farm energy analysis tool

Gustavo G.T. Camargo, Matthew R. Ryan, Tom L. Richard, 2013, BioScience on p. 263-273

Review: Role of chemistry, mechanics, and transport on well integrity in CO 2 storage environments

Susan Carroll, J. William Carey, David Dzombak, Nicolas J. Huerta, Li Li, Tom Richard, Wooyong Um, Stuart D.C. Walsh, Liwei Zhang, 2016, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control on p. 149-160

Effects of laccase on lignin depolymerization and enzymatic hydrolysis of ensiled corn stover

Qin Chen, Megan N. Marshall, Scott M. Geib, Ming Tien, Tom L. Richard, 2012, Agricultural Wastes on p. 186-192

Integrated acidogenic digestion and carboxylic acid separation by nanofiltration membranes for the lignocellulosic carboxylate platform

Boya Xiong, Tom L. Richard, Manish Kumar, 2015, Journal of Membrane Science on p. 275-283

Cellulosic biofuel potential of a winter rye double crop across the U.S. corn-soybean belt

Gary W. Feyereisen, Gustavo G.T. Camargo, Ryan E. Baxter, John M. Baker, Tom L. Richard, 2013, Journal of Production Agriculture on p. 631-642

Economic and life cycle assessments of biomass utilization for bioenergy products

Weiguo Liu, Jingxin Wang, Tom L. Richard, Damon S. Hartley, Sabrina Spatari, Timothy A. Volk, 2017, Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining on p. 633-647

Imaging with the fluorogenic dye Basic Fuchsin reveals subcellular patterning and ecotype variation of lignification inBrachypodium distachyon

Nikki Kapp, William J. Barnes, Tom L. Richard, Charles T. Anderson, 2015, Journal of Experimental Botany on p. 4295-4304

Development of a clickable designer monolignol for interrogation of lignification in plant cell walls

Natalie Bukowski, Jyotsna L. Pandey, Lucas Doyle, Tom L. Richard, Charles T. Anderson, Yimin Zhu, 2014, Bioconjugate Chemistry on p. 2189-2196

Winter rye as a bioenergy feedstock: Impact of crop maturity on composition, biological solubilization and potential revenue

Xiongjun Shao, Kay Dimarco, Tom L. Richard, Lee R. Lynd, 2015, Biotechnology for Biofuels