Run-Cang Sun

Title: Industrial production of bioethanol and biomaterials from lignocellulose


Professor Dr. Run-Cang Sun is the director of Center for Lignocellulose Chemistry and Materials, Dalian Polytechnic University, Dalian, China. He has being focused on the biomaterials, biofuels, and chemicals from lignocelluloses. He has published more than 850 SCI papers in peer reviewed international journals in English and 50 papers in international conferences as plenary, or keynote reports, which have been totally cited over 35,000 citations (his Google Scholar h-index of 90). He edited a book under the title of “Cereal Straw as a Resource for Sustainable Biomaterials and Biofuels: Chemistry, Extractives, Lignins, Hemicelluloses and Cellulose” 2009, Elsevier, London. As invited author, he has published 35 book chapters (in English) such as Encyclopaedia of Separation Science (Academic Press, London). He has got 9 items of research awards and 121 patents. Prof. Sun is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK and Editor-in-Chief of “Industrial Crops and Products”,   Associate Editor of “Carbohydrate Polymers”?BioResources” Journal, and “Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy”, He is also a member of Editorial Board in “Chemsuschem”,“Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry”, “International Journal of Cellulose Chemistry and Technology”.

Research Interest

Biofuels, Renewable Energy

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