Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Xin Zhang, Hongjian Lin, Bo Hu. 2016. Phosphorus removal and recovery from dairy manure by electrocoagulation, RSC Advances, 6: 57960-57968

  2. Aravindan Rajendran, Bo Hu. 2016. Mycoalgae biofilm: Development of a novel platform technology using algae and fungal cultures. Biotechnology for Biofuels20169:112 DOI: 10.1186/s13068-016-0533-y.

  3. Lin, H., N. Williams, A. King, and B. Hu. Electrochemical Removal of Sulfide by Low-cost Electrode Materials in Anaerobic Digestion. Chemical Engineering Journal. (Accepted)

  4. Lin, H., N. Williams, A. King, and B. Hu. Hydrogen Sulfide Removal via Appropriate Metal Ions Dosing in Anaerobic Digestion without Affecting Methane Production. (In review) 
  5. Mi Yan, David Schmidt, Larry Jacobson, Chuck Clanton, Bo Hu, 2015, Manure Composition Analysis to Identify Potential Factors for Deep-Pit Foaming in Swine Farms, Transactions of the ASABE, 58(6), 1841-1849

  6. Ye, Y., Gan, J., & Hu, B. (2015). Screening of Phosphorus-Accumulating Fungi and Their Potential for Phosphorus Removal from Waste Streams. Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, 177(5), 1127-1136.
  7. Ye, Y., Zamalloa, C., Lin, H., Yan, M., Schmidt, D., & Hu, B. (2015). Evaluation of anaerobic co-digestion of dairy manure with food wastes via bio-methane potential assay and CSTR reactor. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B, 50(3), 217-227.
  8. Zhang, J., & Hu, B. (2014). Microbial lipid production from corn stover via Mortierella isabellina. Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, 174(2), 574-586.
  9. Cristiano E. R. Reis, Jianguo Zhang, Bo Hu, 2014, Lipid accumulation by pelletized culture of Mucor circinelloides on corn stover hydrolysate, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 174(1), 411-423.
  10. Mi Yan, Gaurav Kandlika, Larry Jacobson, Chuck Clanton, Bo Hu, 2014, Laboratory Storage Simulation to Study Swine Manure Foaming, Transactions of the ASABE, 57(3): 907-914
  11. Sarman Gultom, Carlos Zamalloa Nalvarte, Bo Hu, 2014, Microalgae Harvest through Fungal Pelletization—Co-Culture of Chlorella vulgaris and Aspergillus niger, Energies,  7, 4417-4429
  12. Chunjie Xia, Wei Wei, Bo Hu, 2014, Statistical Analysis of Cell Pelletization on the Cultivation of Mucor circinelloidesfor Microbial Lipid Accumulation, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology,172(7):3502-3512
  13. Yan Yang, Mi Yan, Bo Hu, 2014, Endophytic Fungal Strains of Soybean for Lipid Production, Bioenergy Research, 7(1), 353-361
  14. Sarman Gultom, Bo Hu, 2013, Review of Microalgae Harvesting via Co-pelletization with Filamentous Fungus, Energies 6(11), 5921-5939
  15. Jianguo Zhang, Bo Hu, 2012, Effects of External Enzymes on the Fermentation of Soybean Hull to Lipid by Mortierella isabellina, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 168(7): 1896-1906
  16. Jianguo Zhang, Bo Hu, 2012, A Novel Method to Harvest Microalgae Via Co-Culture of Filamentous Fungi to Form Cell Pellets, Bioresource Technology, 114:529-535
  17. Jianguo Zhang, Bo Hu, 2012, Solid-State Fermentation of Mortierella isabellina for Lipid Production from Soybean Hull, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 166(4):1034-1046
  18. Chunjie Xia, Jianguo Zhang, Weidong Zhang, Bo Hu, 2011, A New Cultivation Method for Microbial Oil Production: Cell Pelletization and Lipid Accumulation by Mucor circinelloides, Biotechnology for Biofuels, 4:15
  19. Tamarys Heredia-Arroyo, Wei Wei, Roger Ruan, Bo Hu, 2011, Mixotrophic Cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris and its Potential Application for the Oil Accumulation from Non-sugar Materials, Biomass and Bioenergy, 35(5): 2245-2253
  20. Tamarys Heredia-Arroyo, Wei Wei, Bo Hu, 2010, Oil accumulation from waste via heterotrophic/mixotrophic Chlorella protothecoides, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 162 (7): 1978-1995

Book Chapters

  1. H. Lin, J. Gan, A. Rajendran, C. E. R. Reis and B. Hu. 2015. Chapter 24: Phosphorus removal and recovery from digestate after biogas production in “Biofuels – Status and Perspective.” Edited by Krzysztof Biernat, InTech.
  2. Cristiano Eduardo Rodrigues Reis, Mateus de Souza Amaral, Carla Cristina Almeida Loures, Patrícia Caroline Molgero da Rós, Bo Hu, Hélcio José Izário Filho, Heizir Ferreira de Castro, Sônia Maria Flores Gianesella, Messias Borges Silva, 2014, Microalgal feedstock for Bioenergy: Opportunities and Challenges, In Biofuels in Brazil, pp. 367-392. Springer International Publishing, .
  3. Yan Yang, Bo Hu, April, 2014. Bio-based chemicals: lipid and wax conversion and utilization, Book chapter forAdvances in biorefineries, Biomass and waste supply chain exploitation, 978-0857095213, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK
  4. Jianguo Zhang, Bo Hu, March 2013, Liquid-Liquid extraction in biorefineries, Separations and Purification Technologies in Biorefineries,  ISBN: 978-0-470-97796-5, Wiley, UK
  5. Yan Mi, Jianguo Zhang, Bo Hu, December 2012, Integration of microalgae cultivation with anaerobic digestion, Book chapter for Microbial Biotechnology: Energy and Environment, ISBN 978-184-593-956-4, CABI, Page 190-206.
  6. Jianguo Zhang, Bo Hu, November 2011, Microbial Biodiesel Production — Oil Feedstocks Produced from Microbial Cell Cultivations. Book chapter for Biodiesel – Feedstocks and Processing Technologies, ISBN 978-953-307-713-0, InTech, Page 93-110.

Patents and Invention Disclosures

  1. Bo Hu, Aravindan Rajendran, A Novel Microalgae Cultivation Technology Using Fungi and Lichen Biofilm, UMN invention disclosure case # 20140274
  2. Bo Hu, Yan Yang, Mi Yan, A Novel Microalgae Cultivation Technology Using Fungi and Lichen Biofilm, UMN invention disclosure case # 20140274
  3. Bo Hu, Yan Yang, Mi Yan, Production of lipids in Fusarium strains, UMN invention disclosure case #20130178
  4. Bo Hu, Jianguo Zhang, Roger Ruan, Wenguang Zhou, New method to harvest microaglae via cell pelletizatioin assisted with filamentous fungi, US Patent Application No. 61/547,177.

Conference and Symposium Presentations

  1. Hongjian Lin, Nicholas Williams, Qiyang He, Jing Gan, Aravindan Rajendran, Mi Yan, Yan Yang and Bo Hu, 2014, Electrochemical Approach for Removal of H2S and Inorganic Nutrients in Anaerobic Digestion, Submitted to PROCESS DEVELOPMENT DIVISION, AICHE annual meeting, Atlanta, GA
  2. Carlos Zamalloa Nalvartea, Sarman Oktovianus Gultom, Aravindan Rajendran, Mi Yan, Yan Yang, Hongjian Lin, Jing Gan and Bo Hu, Understanding the Microalgae Fungal Attraction for a Novel Co-Pelletization Algae Harvesting Process, Submitted to SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING FORUM, AICHE annual meeting, Atlanta, GA
  3. Jing Gan, Bo Hu, Hongjian Lin, Mi Yan, Aravindan Rajendran, Yan Yang and Qiyang He, 2014, Phosphorus Recovery from Manure By Thermochemical-Biological Process, Submitted to PROCESS DEVELOPMENT DIVISION, AICHE annual meeting, Atlanta, GA
  4. Mi Yan, Jing Gan, Yan Yang, Aravindan Rajendran, Hongjian Lin, Qiyang He and Bo Hu, 2014, Study on Swine Manure Foaming to Understand Its Major Reason and Its Relations to Industrial Products, Submitted to TOPICAL CONFERENCE: SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION, AICHE annual meeting, Atlanta, GA
  5. Yan Yang, Mi Yan, Jing Gan, Aravindan Rajendran, Hongjian Lin, Qiyang He and Bo Hu, Lipid Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass Via a Newly Isolated Oleaginous Fungal Strain, Submitted to 2014 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON ENERGY (ICE) , AICHE annual meeting, Atlanta, GA
  6. Carlos Zamalloa, Hongjian Lin and Bo Hu, 2014, Bio-electrochemical assisted anaerobic digestion of the liquid fraction of dairy manure in a UASB reactor, oral presentation at 36th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Clearwater Beach, FL
  7. Larry Jacobson, P.E., Bo Hu, Mi Yan, Neslihan Akdeniz, Chuck Clanton, P.E., 2013, The Potential Causes of Manure Pit Foaming in Pig Finishing Barns, oral presentation at ASABE Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri
  8. Yulin Ye, Bo Hu, 2013, Filamentous phosphorus accumulating fungus and its application to recover phosphorus from wastewater, oral presentation at 35th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Portland, OR
  9. Mi Yan, Bo Hu, 2012. Revealing of Swine Manure Foaming Issue, oral presentation at ASABE Annual International Meeting, Dallas, TX
  10. Yan Yang, Bo Hu, 2012. Screening of Oleaginous Fungi from Oil Rich Plants for Biodiesel Production, oral presentation at ASABE Annual International Meeting, Dallas, TX
  11. Yulin Ye, Bo Hu, 2012. Phosphorus Accumulating Fungus and its Cultivation on Wastewater, oral presentation at ASABE Annual International Meeting, Dallas, TX
  12. Yan Yang, Bo Hu, 2012. Screening of Oleaginous Fungi from Oil-Rich Plants for Biodiesel Production, oral presentation at 34th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, New Orleans, LA
  13. Yulin Ye, Bo Hu, 2012. Phosphorus Removal and Biological Fertilizer Production via Phosphorus Accumulating Fungus, poster presentation at 34th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, New Orleans, LA
  14. Jianguo Zhang, Sarman Gultom, Bo Hu. Microalgae Pelletization Through Filamentous Fungal Co-Cultivation. poster presentation at 34th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, New Orleans, LA
  15. Cristiano E. R. Reis, Jianguo Zhang, Bo Hu, 2011. Direct Biodiesel Production From Mucor Circinelloides Fungi, oral presentation at AICHE annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN
  16. Jianguo Zhang, Bo Hu, 2011. A Novel Method to Harvest Microalgae Via Fungal Pelletization, oral presentation at AICHE annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN
  17. Mi Yan, Bo Hu, Application of Caffeine for Higher Anaerobic Digestion Stability, Poster presentation at Sustainability and Sustainable Biorefineries, AICHE annual meeting, Oct 16-21
  18. Jianguo Zhang, Bo Hu, Lipid Production From Lignocellulosic Materials Via Filamentous Fungi, Poster presentation at Sustainable Forest Bioresources Engineering, AICHE annual meeting, Oct 16-21
  19. Chunjie Xia, Jianguo Zhang, Bo Hu, 2011. Microbial oil accumulation via pelletized cultivation of Mucor circinelloides, oral presentation at 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Seattle, WA
  20. Jianguo Zhang, Chunjie Xia, Bo Hu, 2011. Fungal Conversion Platform for Microbial Lipid Accumulation, oral presentation at 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Seattle, WA
  21. Mi Yan, Bo Hu, 2011. Screening of Oleaginous Fungal Strains from Soybean Plant, poster presentation at 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Seattle, WA
  22. Tamarys Heredia -Arroyo, Bo Hu, 2009, Oil Accumulation via Heterotrophic and Mixotrophic Chlorella Species. Post presentation at 31st Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuel and Chemicals, San Francisco, CA.

Publications before 2009

  1. Bo Hu, Xia Zhou, Larry Forney, Shulin Chen. 2009, Changes in Microbial Community Composition Following Treatment of Methanogenic Granules with Chloroform, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 28(1): 60-71
  2. Bo Hu, Shulin Chen. 2008, Biological Hydrogen Production with Chloroform Treated Methanogenic Granules, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 148 (1-3):83-95
  3. Bo Hu, Yan Liu, Zhanyou Chi, Shulin Chen. 2008, Biological Hydrogen Production via Bacteria Immobilized in Calcium Alginate Gel Beads, Biological Engineering. 1(1):25-37.
  4. Bo Hu, Shulin Chen. 2007, Pretreatment of Methanogenic Granules for Immobilized Hydrogen Fermentation, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 32: 3266-3273.
  5. Chuanbin Liu, Bo Hu, Shulin Chen, Richard Glass. 2007, Utilization of condensed distillers solubles as nutrient supplement for production of nisin and lactic acid from whey, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 137: 875-884.
  6. Zhanyou Chi, Bo Hu, Yan Liu, Craig Frear, Zhiyou Wen, Shulin Chen. 2007, Production of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids from Cull Potato Using an Algae Culture Process, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 137: 805-815.
  7. Chuanbin Liu, Bo Hu, Yan Liu, Shulin Chen. 2006, Stimulation of nisin production from whey by a mixed culture of Lactococus lactis and Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 131(1-3): 751-761.
  8. Tianwei Tan, Bo Hu, Haijia Su. 2004, Adsorption of Ni2+ on amine-modified mycelium of Penicillium chrysogenum, Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 35(6-7), 508-513.
  9. Bo Hu, Xianhua Jin, Tianwei Tan. 2004, Swelling characteristic and the application of compound sodium alginate gel-a pH sensitive chitosan, Zhongguo Linchuang Kangfu, 8(11), 2162-2163. (Journal written in Chinese).
  10. Tianwei Tan, Bo Hu, Xianhua Jin. 2003, Release behavior of ketoprofen from chitosan/alginate microcapsules, Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, 18(3), 207-218.
  11. Bo Hu, Haijia Su, Tianwei Tan. 2003, Study of adsorption property of modified mycelial biomass to Ni2+, Huanjing Wuran Zhili Jishu Yu Shebei, 4(10), 23-26.
  12. Tianwei Tan, Bo Hu, Haijia Su. Method for preparing modified hyphostroma water treatment agent, China Patent 02156738.
  13. Bo Hu, Shulin Chen, 2007, Immobilized Biological Hydrogen Fermentation with Chloroform Treated Granule. Oral presentation at AICHE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.
  14. Bo Hu, Shulin Chen, 2007, Post presentation at Biological Hydrogen Production with Chloroform Treated Methanogenic Granule. 29th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuel and Chemicals, Denver, CO.
  15. Bo Hu, Shulin Chen, 2007, Pretreatment of Methanogenic Granules for Immobilized Hydrogen Fermentation, Post presentation at 29th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuel and Chemicals, Denver, CO.
  16. Bo Hu, Yan Liu, Zhanyou Chi, Shulin Chen, 2006, Biological Hydrogen Production via Bacteria Immobilized in Calcium Alginate Gel Beads, Post presentation at 28th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuel and Chemicals, Nashville, TN.