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.

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Publication Tags

Lignin Biomass Agriculture Biofuels Economics Energy Carboxylic Acids Food Life Cycle Cellulose Acids Biodiversity Plant Cells Soybeans Crops Climate Change Ethanol Climate Sales Membranes Poverty Greenhouse Gases Economic Analysis Corn Carbon

Most Recent Papers

Biomass Protein Adhesives for Biocomposite Manufacturing

Tom Richard, Monlin Kuo, Deland Myers,

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,

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,

Meeting global challenges with regenerative agriculture producing food and energy

Lisa A. Schulte, Bruce E. Dale, Stefano Bozzetto, Matt Liebman, Glaucia M. Souza, Nick Haddad, Tom L. Richard, Bruno Basso, Robert C. Brown, Jorge A. Hilbert, J. Gordon Arbuckle, 2022, Nature Sustainability on p. 384-388

Techno-economic Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment of an Integrated Wastewater-Derived Duckweed Biorefinery

Ozgul Calicioglu, Pandara Valappil Femeena, Christopher L. Mutel, Deborah L. Sills, Tom L. Richard, Rachel A. Brennan, 2021, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering on p. 9395-9408

Designing circularity into corn-soybean systems

Bruno Basso, James Jones, Tom Richard, Charles Sukup, Lalit Verma, Marty Matlock, Rabi Mohtar, Stephanie Herbstritt, Rafael Martinez-Feria, 2021, Resource: Engineering and Technology for Sustainable World on p. 10-14

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

Most-Cited Papers

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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