Foster Agblevor

Biological Engineering

Professor


Foster  Agblevor

Contact Information

Office Location: ENGR 402S
Phone: 435-797-9268
Email: foster.agblevor@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Chemical Engineering, (Applied Chemistry), University of Toronto, 1988
Chemical Engineering, (Applied Chemistry), University of Toronto, 1984
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Science and Technology, 1979

Awards

Biological Engineering Researcher of the Year, 2015

Department of Biological Engineering

College of Engineering Researcher of the Year, 2015

Utah State University College of Engineering

Fulbright Scholar, Finland, 2015

J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB)

Deans Excellence in Research Award, 2008

Virginia Tech, College of Engineering

Excellence in Basic Research, 2008

Virginia Tech, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Best Presenter of the Year's Award, 1995

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Best Paper Award, 1993

Gordon Conference on Analytical Pyrolysis

Best Paper Award, , 1991

Gordon Conference on Analytical Pyrolysis

US Department of energy Special Achievement Award, 1991


    Publications | Book Chapters

  • Guran, S., Agblevor, F.A, Tonetta, B.M, (2015). 2015. Biofuels, Bio-power and Bioproducts from sustainable biomass: coupling energy crops and wastes for clean energy technologies: Wiley Biotechnology Series. Wiley and Sons
  • Agblevor, F.A, Guran, S.B, Brennan-Tonetta, M., (2015). Biofuels, bio-power, and bio-products from sustainable biomass: coupling energy crops and waste with clean energy technologies: Wiley Biotechnology Series. Wiley Interscience

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

In-House Journal

  • Agblevor, F., Parametric study on the pyrolysis of manure and wood shavings. Biomass & Bioenergy

Professional Journal

  • Mante, O.D, Agblevor, F., McClung, R., Fluid catalytic cracking of biomass pyrolysis vapors. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 1:4, 189-201.
  • Mante, N., Agblevor, F., Parametric study on the pyrolysis of manure and wood shavings. Elsevier Applied Science, 35:10, 4417-4425.
  • Mante, O.D, Agblevor, F., (2012). Storage stability of biocrude oils from fast pyrolysis of poultry litter. Waste Management/ Elsevier, 32:1, 67-76.
  • Mante, O.D, Agblevor, F., (2011). Ctalytic conversion of biomass to biosyncrude oil. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 1:4, 203-215.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Technical Reports

Research Reports

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Teaching

    BENG 5600, 6600 - Downstream Processes in Biological Engineering, Spring 2020
    BENG 4890 - Biological Engineering Design III, Fall 2019
    BENG 4880 - Biological Engineering Design II, Spring 2019
    BENG 5600, 6600 - Downstream Processes in Biological Engineering, Spring 2019
    BENG 4890 - Biological Engineering Design III, Fall 2018
    BENG 4880 - Biological Engineering Design II, Spring 2018
    BENG 5600, 6600 - Downstream Processes in Biological Engineering, Spring 2018

    Creative Works | Other

    • Converting waste materials to value=added products , Other, Television Interview - 2017
    • Converting waste materials to value=added products , Other, Television Interview - 2017

    Graduate Students Mentored

    Hamza Abdellaoui, Biological Engineering, August 2019
    Yessica Castro, Biological Engineering, August 2016
    Hossein Jahromi, Biological Engineering, August 2014 - November 2018
    Hossein Jahromi, Biological Engineering, August 2014 - November 2018
    Yonas Kidane, Biological Engineering, August 2013 - May 2017
    Angela Akude, Biological Engineering, August 2014 - April 2017
    Randy Santos, Biological Engineering, August 2014 - April 2017
    Hamza Abdellaooui, Biological Engineering, August 2012 - June 2015
    Che Nyendu, Biological Engineering, August 2011 - December 2014
    Bo Zhao, Biological Engineering, January 2011 - December 2014
    Oumou Diallo, Biological Engineering, August 2011 - June 2014
    Bhuvanesh Yathavan, Biological Engineering, January 2011 - December 2013
    Ofei Mante, , August 2008 - December 2011
    Kenneth Revell, August 2009 - December 2011