About the EIC of the Journal, “Current Biotechnology”: Dr. Art J. Ragauskas


Professor, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Georgia Institute of Technology


Ph.D., University of Western Ontario, 1985; B.Sc., University of Western Ontario, 1980

  • Art Ragauskas has been named the recipient of TAPPI’s 2014 Gunnar Nicholson 
    Gold Medal Award
  • Arthur J. Ragauskas is the 2014 recipient of the ACS Award for Affordable Green Chemistry sponsored by Dow Chemical and endowed by Rohm and Haas

Listed below are some recent and notable publications by Dr. Art J. Ragauskas:

  1. Article Title: “Supression of pseudo-lignin formation under dilute acid pretreatment conditions.”

Author(s): Hu, F.; Ragauskas

Journal Name: RCS Advances

For more details, visit: http://pubs.rsc.org/EN/content/articlelanding/2014/ra/c3ra42841a#!divAbstract


  1. Article Title: “Ice templated and cross-linked xylan/nanocrystalline cellulose hydrogels”

Author(s):  Köhnke, T.; Elder, T.; Theliander, H.; Ragauskas

Journal Name: Carbohydrate Polymers

For more details, visit: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014486171300310X


  1. Article Title:  “Structural Characterization of Lignin in Wild-type versus COMT Down-regulated Switchgrass”.

Author(s): Samuel, R.; Pu, Y.; Jiang, N.; Fu, C,; Wang, Z.Y. Ragauskas, A.

Journal Name: Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuel

For more details, visit: http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fenrg.2013.00014/full


  1. Article Title: “The effect of deuteration on the structure of bacterial cellulose”

Author(s): Bali, G.; Foston, M.B.; O’Neill, H.M.; Evans, B. R.; He, J.; Ragauskas, A.J.

Journal Name: Carbohydrate Research

For more details, click: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0008621513001377


  1. Article Title: “Assessing the molecular structure basis for biomass recalcitrance during dilute acid and hydrothermal pretreatments”

Author(s):  Pu, Y.; Hu, F; Huang, F.; Davison, B. H.; Ragauskas, A.J. 

Journal Name: Biotechnology for Biofuels

For more information, visit: http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1754-6834-6-15.pdf


  1. Article Title: “The Comparison for the compositions of fast and slow pyrolysis oils by NMR characterization.”

Author(s):  Ben H.; Ragauskas, A.J. 

Journal Name: Bioresource Technology

For more details, visit: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24013295


  1. Article Title: “Hydrodeoxygenation by deuterium gas – a powerful way to provide insight into the reaction mechanisms.”

Author(s): Ben, H.; Ferguson, G.A.; Mu, W.; Pu, Y.; Huang, F.; Jarvis, M.; Biddy, M; Deng, Y.; Ragauskas, A.J.

Journal Name: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.

For more information, click: http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2013/CP/C3CP53409J#!divAbstract



  1. Article Title: “Production of renewable gasoline from aqueous phase hydrogenation of lignin pyrolysis oil”

Author(s): Ben, H.; Mu, W.; Deng, Y.; Ragauskas, A.J.

Journal Name: Fuel.

For more information, visit: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001623611200676X

Author: Bentham Science Publishers

A major STM journal publisher of more than 100 online and print journals and related print/online book series, Bentham Science answers the information needs of scientists in the fields of pharmaceutical, biomedical, medical, engineering, technology, computer and social sciences.

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