overview

Fluidized bed pyrolysis and gasification of biomass; biofuels and biopower production including biomass characterization; waste management, environmental air quality research, PM, GHG and RVOC emissions measurements; engine dynamometer testing; process design and development.

selected publications
Academic Articles77
  • Qurat-ul-Ain, .., Nazir, A., Capareda, S. C., Shafiq, M., & Firdaus-e-Bareen. (2021). Valorization of Cotton Gin Trash through Thermal and Biological Conversion for Soil Application. Sustainability. 13(24), 13842-13842.
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  • Ashwath, N., Nam, H., & Capareda, S. (2021). Maximizing Energy Recovery from Beauty Leaf Tree (Calophyllum inophyllum L.) Oil Seed Press Cake via Pyrolysis. Energies. 14(9), 2625-2625.
  • Qurat-ul-Ain, .., Shafiq, M., Capareda, S. C., & Firdaus-e-Bareen. (2021). Effect of different temperatures on the properties of pyrolysis products of Parthenium hysterophorus. Journal of Saudi Chemical Society. 25(3), 101197-101197.
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  • Al-Mashhadani, H., Capareda, S. C., Lacey, R. E., & Fernando, S. D. (2020). Catalytic valorization of glycerol for producing biodiesel-compatible biofuel blends. Biofuels. 11(5), 621-635.
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  • Hanif, M. U., Zwawi, M., Capareda, S. C., Iqbal, H., Algarni, M., Felemban, B. F., Bahadar, A., & Waqas, A. (2020). Product Distribution and Characteristics of Pyrolyzing Microalgae (Nannochloropsis oculata), Cotton Gin Trash, and Cattle Manure as a Cobiomass. Energies. 13(4), 796-796.
Chapters1
  • Liu, X., Farmer, M., & Capareda, S. (2012). The Economic Feasibility of Electricity Generation from Biomass on the South Plains of Texas. Liu, X., Farmer, M., & Capareda, S. (Eds.), The Economics of Alternative Energy Sources and Globalization. 158-169. BENTHAM SCIENCE PUBLISHERS.
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Conference Papers43
  • Nam, H., Maglinao, A., Capareda, S., & ASME. (2016). FLUIDIZED BED AIR GASIFICATION USING LOW HEATING VALUE SAND-BEDDED DAIRY MANURE AND SLUDGE PELLETS. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CONGRESS AND EXPOSITION, 2015, VOL 6B. 6B-2015,
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  • Nam, H., Maglinao, A. L., & Capareda, S. C. (2015). Oxygen gasification and its syngas upgrading in a fluidized-bed reactor using sand mixed dairy manure. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2015. 1, 326-332.
  • Jin, H., Chang, Z., Arazo, R., & Capareda, S. (2014). Characteristics of Zn, Cu, and As in fast pyrolysis residues of different particle size of sewage sludge. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 248,
  • Yang, Z., Kumar, A., Huhnke, R. L., Buser, M. D., & Capareda, S. (2014). Pyrolysis of Eastern Redcedar in fluidized-bed and drop tube reactors for bio-oil production. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 247,
  • Placido, J., & Capareda, S. (2013). Alkali-ultrasonication, hotliquid water and ligninolytic enzymes pretreatments for bioethanol production from cotton gin trash (CGT). American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2013, ASABE 2013. 4, 3341-3349.
patents
Patents1
  • Hall, K., Holtzapple, M., & Capareda, S. (2012). Integrated biofuel production system.
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chaired theses and dissertations
Email
scapareda@tamu.edu
First Name
Sergio
Last Name
Capareda
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Biological & Agricultural Engineering; 2117 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2117
USA