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Terry Walker

Terry WalkerProfessor
432 Brackett Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
864.656.0351
864.656.1041 FAX
E-mail: walker4@clemson.edu

Ph.D. University of Tennessee, 1997
M.S. University of Tennessee, 1992
B.S. University of Tennessee, 1989

Professional Registration
EIT (FE) Registration #: 14550, 12/31/92, State of Tennessee

Classes | Publications | Honors | CV

Faculty Overview

Dr. Walker’s research interests are in the areas of Biofuels, cell culture optimization, bioseparations, and supercritical fluid processes and modeling

Class Information

For current syllabi, please search the Clemson University Syllabus Repository.

BE 3100 Biosystems Engineering Thermodynamics
BE/ChE 4280/6280
 Biochemical Engineering 
BE 4380/6380 Bioprocess Engineering Design 
BE 4730/6730 Thermodynamics
BE 4990-004 CI Sustainable Biofuels
BE 4990-007 CI Biodiesel Co-products
BE 8380 Advanced Bioprocess Engineering
BE 8650 Advanced Biological Transport Processes

Selected Publications

Anderson, S., Walker, T., Moser, B., Drapcho, C., Zheng, Y., Bridges, W., 2019. Evaluation of Dominant Parameters in Lipase Transesterification of Cottonseed Oil. Trans. ASABE 62, 467–474. doi:10.13031/trans.13003

Zhang, N., Wang, L., Zhang, K., Walker, T., Thy, P., Jenkins, B., Zheng, Y., 2019. Pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass using bioleaching to reduce inorganic elements. Fuel 246, 386–393. doi:10.1016/J.FUEL.2019.02.138

Lepak, G.S., Moser, B.R., Bakota, E.L., Sharp, J., Thornton, C.D., Walker, T., 2016. Improved oxidative stability of biodiesel via alternative processing methods using cottonseed oil. Int. J. Sustain. Eng. 1–10. doi:10.1080/19397038.2016.1250839

Zheng, Y., Roberts, M., Kelly, J., Zhang, N., Walker, T., 2015. Harvesting microalgae using the temperature-activated phase transition of thermoresponsive polymers, Algal Research. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2015.06.006

Feng, X., Walker, T.H., Bridges, W.C., Thornton, C., Gopalakrishnan, K., 2014. Biomass and lipid production of Chlorella protothecoides under heterotrophic cultivation on a mixed waste substrate of brewer fermentation and crude glycerol. Bioresour. Technol. 166, 17–23. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2014.03.120

Jain, A., Walker, T.H., Toler, J., Kim, T.H., 2014. Effect of soaking in aqueous ammonia (SAA) Pretreatment on switchgrass for production of cellulases using Trichoderma reesei Rut C-30. Biol. Eng. Trans. 7, 69–81. doi:10.13031/bet.7.10756

Nghiem, N.P., Nguyen, C.M., Drapcho, C.M., Walker, T.H., Nghiem, N.P., 2013. Sweet Sorghum Biorefinery for Production of Fuel Ethanol and Value-Added Co-products. Biol. Eng. Trans. 6, 143–155. doi:10.13031/bet.6.9926

Joshi, H., Moser, B.R., Walker, T., 2012. Mixed Alkyl Esters from Cottonseed Oil: Improved Biodiesel Properties and Blends with Diesel Fuel. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 89, 145–153. doi:10.1007/s11746-011-1891-z

Chen, Y.-H., Walker, T.H., 2012. Fed-batch fermentation and supercritical fluid extraction of heterotrophic microalgal Chlorella protothecoides lipids. Bioresour. Technol. 114, 512–517. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2012.03.026

Kuan, C.-Y., Walker, T.H., Luo, P.G., Chen, C.-F., 2011. Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids promote paclitaxel cytotoxicity via inhibition of the MDR1 gene in the human colon cancer Caco-2 cell line. J. Am. Coll. Nutr. 30, 265–73.

Awards & Honors

Association of South Carolina Energy Managers 2011 Energy Project of the Year award, Clemson Sustainable Biofuels Initiative: Tony Putnum, David Thornton, Terry Walker, et al.

2002 LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Award Outstanding Teacher

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society

Sigmi Xi Scientific Research Society