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Expert NameProff. Runcang Sun
Telephone86 10 Qinghua east Road 35#, Haidian District
Work ExperienceSine 1993, he has being focused on the fractional isolation, structural characterization, and chemical modification of hemicelluloses, lignin, and cellulose from lignocellulosic materials for industrial end use. He has published about 350 papers, in which more than 250 papers was published in peer reviewed journals in English. As invited author, he wrote 1 book and 10 chapters in 9 books (in English). He has got 6 items of research awards. Prof. And now he is also the leader of innovative team of high efficient utilization of plant resources of Ministry of Education, a member of Scientific Committee, 2nd International Biorefinery Conference 2009, October 6-9, 2009, Syracuse
QualificationsDoctor's degree, Wood Chemistry and Technology, University of Wales, Bangor, UK, 1996
Number of Publications250
Awards1. Three first prizes for the research work on utilization of biomass as biodegradable materials by China Ministry of High Education and China Ministry of Forestry. 2. A merit award of achievements on wood and straw chemical science and technology for 1994-1998 by The Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology and British Science Society in the UK, 5th September 1998, Cambridge, UK. 3. Two second prizes for the research work on utilization of biomass as biodegradable materials by China Ministry of High Education and China Ministry of Forestry. 4.Winner of “National Outstanding Youth Foundation”, distinguished Professor of Cheung Kong Scholars Programme
Other Activities1. Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2. An active member of New York Academy of Sciences 3. A membership in the American Association for the Advancement of Science 4. Associate Editors of Journal “BioResources” and Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 5. A member of American Chemical Society
Publications1. Sun XF, Sun RC, Sun JX. Acetylation of sugarcane bagasse using NBS as a catalyst under mild reaction conditions for the production of oil sorption-active materials. Bioresource Technology, 95 (3): 343-350. 2.Sun RC. Detoxificationand Separation of Lignocellulosic Biomass Prior to Fermentation for Bioethanol Production by Removal of Lignin and hemicelluloses. Bioresources, 4 (2): 452-455. 3.Peng F, Ren JL, Xu F, Sun, R.C. Fractionation of Alkali-Solubilized Hemicelluloses from Delignified Populus gansuensis: Structure and Properties. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 58 (9): 5743-5750. 4. Yuan TQ, Sun, RC. Structural and physico-chemical characterization of hemicelluloses from ultrasound-assisted extractions of partially delignified fast-growing poplar wood through organic solvent and alkaline solutions. Biotechnology Advances. 2010, 28(5), 583-593 5. Wang K, Sun RC. Structural comparison and enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis of the cellulosic preparation from Populus tomentosa Carr. by different cellulose-soluble solvent systems. Bioresource Technology. 2011, 102(6), 524-4529
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