Tristan R. Brown
302 Bray Hall
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York 13210
- PhD, Biorenewable Resources & Technology, Iowa State University, 2014
- JD, University of Missouri, 2008
- BA, Political Science, University of Iowa, 2005
Areas of Research
- Sustainable energy law & policy
- Bioenergy systems analysis
- Techno-economic analysis
- Climate policy
FOR 416 Sustainable Energy Policy
FOR 208 Introduction to Sustainable Energy Resources
Brown, T.R. “A critical analysis of thermochemical cellulosic biorefinery capital cost estimates.” Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biorefining (accepted).
Brown, T.R. “The economic competitiveness of thermochemical biorefineries: A review.” Bioresource Technology, 178: 166-176 (2015).
Brown, T.R., M.M. Wright. “A framework for defining the economic feasibility of cellulosic biofuel pathways.” Biofuels. DOI: 10.1080/17597269.2014.1003700.
Wang, K., L. Ou, T.R. Brown, R.C. Brown. “Beyond ethanol: a techno-economic analysis of an integrated corn biorefinery for the production of hydrocarbon fuels and chemicals.” Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biorefining, 9:190-200 (2015).
Ou, L., T.R. Brown, R. Thilakaratne, G. Hu, R.C. Brown. “Techno-economic analysis of co-located corn grain and corn stover ethanol plants.” Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biorefining, 8: 412-422.
Brown, T.R., M.M. Wright. “Techno-economic impacts of shale gas on cellulosic biofuel pathways.” Fuel, 117B: 989-995 (2014).
Thilakaratne, R., T.R. Brown, Y. Li, G. Hu, R. Brown. “Mild Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass for Production of Transportation Fuels: A Techno-Economic Analysis.” Green Chemistry, 16: 627-636 (2013).
Brown, T.R., R. Thilakaratne, R.C. Brown, G. Hu. “Regional Differences in the Economic Feasibility of Advanced Biorefineries: Fast Pyrolysis and Hydroprocessing.” Energy Policy, 57:234-243 (2013).
Zhang, Y., T.R. Brown, G. Hu, R.C. Brown. “Techno-economic analysis of two bio-oil upgrading pathways.” Chemical Engineering Journal, 225:895-904 (2013).
Brown, T.R., R.C. Brown. “A review of cellulosic biofuel commercial-scale projects in the United States.” Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biorefining, 7(3):235-245 (2013).
Zhang, Y., T.R. Brown, G. Hu, R.C. Brown. “Comparative techno-economic analysis of biohydrogen production via bio-oil gasification and bio-oil reforming.” Biomass and Bioenergy, 51:99-108 (2013).
Brown, T.R., R. Thilakaratne, R.C. Brown, and G. Hu. “Techno-economic analysis of biomass to transportation fuels and electricity via fast pyrolysis and hydroprocessing.” Fuel, 106:463-469 (2012).
Zhang, Y., T.R. Brown, G. Hu, R.C. Brown. “Techno-economic analysis of monosaccharide production via fast pyrolysis of lignocellulose.” Bioresource Technology, 127:358-365 (2012).
Brown, T.R., R.C. Brown. “Techno-economics of advanced biofuels pathways.” RSC Advances, 3(17):5758-5764 (2013).
Brown, T.R., Y. Zhang, G. Hu, R.C. Brown. “Techno-economic analysis of biobased chemicals production via Integrated Catalytic Processing.” Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biorefining, 6:73-87 (2012).
Brown, T.R., G. Hu. “Technoeconomic sensitivity of biobased hydrocarbon production via fast pyrolysis to government incentive programs.” Journal of Energy Engineering, 138:54-62 (2012).
Brown, T.R., M. Wright, R.C. Brown. “Estimating profitability of two biochar production scenarios: Slow pyrolysis vs. fast pyrolysis.” Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biorefining 5:65-68 (2011).
Du, X., F. Dong, D.J. Hayes, T.R. Brown. “Assessment of environmental impacts embodied in U.S.-China trade and related climate change policies.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 93:1 (2011).
- Degree Sought: MS
- Graduate Advisor(s): Brown
- Area of Study: Natural Resources Mgt