Bioreactors for Microbial Biomass and Energy Conversion

  • Qiang Liao
  • Jo-shu Chang
  • Christiane Herrmann
  • Ao Xia

Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Chihe Sun, Ao Xia, Qiang Liao, Gopalakrishnan Kumar, Jerry D. Murphy
      Pages 3-37
    3. Liang Zhang, Biao Zhang, Xun Zhu, Haixing Chang, Shiqi Ou, Hong Wang
      Pages 39-78
  3. Bioreactors for Microalgal Biomass Production

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Yahui Sun, Yun Huang, Gregory J. O. Martin, Rong Chen, Yudong Ding
      Pages 81-115
    3. Dillirani Nagarajan, Duu-Jong Lee, Jo-shu Chang
      Pages 117-160
  4. Bioreactors for Microbial Biofuels Conversion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Christiane Herrmann, Patrice Ramm, Jerry D. Murphy
      Pages 163-197
    3. Javiera Toledo-Alarcón, Gabriel Capson-Tojo, Antonella Marone, Florian Paillet, Antônio Djalma Nunes Ferraz Júnior, Lucile Chatellard et al.
      Pages 199-220
    4. Alissara Reungsang, Nianbing Zhong, Yanxia Yang, Sureewan Sittijunda, Ao Xia, Qiang Liao
      Pages 221-317
    5. Mariano Martín, Antonio Sánchez, John M. Woodley
      Pages 319-357
    6. Kit Wayne Chew, Shir Reen Chia, Pau Loke Show, Tau Chuan Ling, Jo-shu Chang
      Pages 359-388
  5. Bioreactors for Microbial Electrochemical Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 389-389
    2. Jun Li, Wei Yang, Biao Zhang, Dingding Ye, Xun Zhu, Qiang Liao
      Pages 391-433
    3. Zhuo Li, Qian Fu, Hajime Kobayashi, Shuai Xiao
      Pages 435-461
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 463-468

About this book


This book discusses recent trends and developments in the microbial conversion process, which serves as an important route for biofuel production, with particular attention to bioreactors. It combines microbial conversion with multiphase flow and mass transfer, providing an alternative perspective for the understanding of microbial biomass and energy production process as well as enhancement strategy. This book is relevant to students and researchers who work in the fields of renewable energy, engineering and biotechnology. Policymakers, economists and industry engineers also benefit from this book, as it can be used as a resource for the implementation of renewable energy technologies.


Biomass Energy Microbial Conversion Bioreactor Design Process Intensification Biofuels Production Microalgal Cultivation Mass Transfer Anaerobic Fermentation Microbial Electrolysis Cell Microbial Fuel Cell Energy conversion Microbial Biomass

Editors and affiliations

  • Qiang Liao
    • 1
  • Jo-shu Chang
    • 2
  • Christiane Herrmann
    • 3
  • Ao Xia
    • 4
  1. 1.College of Power EngineeringChongqing UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainanTaiwan
  3. 3.Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering Potsdam-Bornim e.V.PotsdamGermany
  4. 4.College of Power EngineeringChongqing UniversityChongqingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-7676-3
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-7677-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-3529
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-3537
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