Conference and Other Presentations

(Names of Students/RAs/Postdocs are underlined; ' * ' indicates the presenter)

Abbreviations: AI-Bio: Alberta Innovates – Bio Solutions; AIChE: American Institute of Chemical Engineers; AI-EES: Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions; ASABE: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers; ASAE: American Association of Agricultural Engineers; ASEM: American Society of Engineering Management; AWRA: American Water Resources Association; BCN: Biorefining Conversions Network; BSME: Bangladesh Society of Mechanical Engineers; CCTC: Climate Change Technology Conference; CGU: Canadian Geophysical Union; CCEMC: Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation; CSAE: Canadian Association of Agricultural Engineers; CWRA: Canadian Water Resources Association; CSBE/SCGAB: Canadian Society of Bioengineering; CSChE: Canadian Chemical Engineering; COSIA: Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance; European Biomass Conference & Exhibition: EUBCE; FES: Future Energy Systems; ICSET: International Conference on Substantial Environmental Technologies; ICSREE: International Conference on Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering; ISBBB: International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites and Biorefining; SBFC: Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals; WSED: World Sustainable Energy Days; WUN: World University Network


  1. Javed K*, Vaezi M, Kurian V, Kumar A. Comparison of vertical hydro-transport of lignocellulosic biomass with conventional solids. Abstract accepted for the ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 7-10, 2098, Boston, MA, USA.
  2. Mahbub N*, Gemechu E, Kumar A. A consequential life cycle assessment of biofuel production on transportation sector. Abstract accepted for the ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 7-10, 2018, Boston, MA, USA.
  3. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of bio-coal production through wet and dry torrefaction processes of different biomass feedstocks? The 26th EUBCE, May 27-30, 2019, Lisbon, Portugal.
  4. Biswas D*, Alizadeh A, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Co-processing of bio-oil and crude oil in a conventional refinery: Cost and bio-carbon content assessments for different pathways. The 26th EUBCE, May 27-30, 2019, Lisbon, Portugal.
  5. Rad MR*, Ngaokere K, Hayden D, Kumar A, McDonald A. Techno-economic assessment of coating-based resistive heating systems versus conventional heat tracers. Abstract accepted for the International Thermal Spray Conference and Exposition, May 26-29. Yokohama, Japan.
  6. Katta AK*, Davis M, Kumar A. Assessing greenhouse gas mitigation options through energy efficiency improvements in the mining sector. WSED, Feb. 27-Mar. 1, 2019, Wels, Austria.
  7. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Life cycle GHG and energy analyses of bio-coal production of various feedstocks. WSED, Feb. 27-Mar. 1, 2019, Wels, Austria.
  8. Morato T*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. How much biomass is available in Bolivia for electricity generation? Bolivian Engineering and Technology Congress (BETCON), Nov. 22-24, 2018, City of Cochabamba, Bolivia.
  9. Kumar A*. Integrated assessment of future energy systems. The Berlin Science Week. Nov. 5, 2018, Berlin, Germany (invited).
  10. Ibadin EE*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Comparative techno-economic assessment of CO2 capture from flue gas using amine and ammonia separation. 68th CSChE Conference, Oct. 28-31, 2018, Toronto, ON.
  11. Safaei M, Soiket, Oni AO*, Gemechu ED, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment of the new bitumen extraction technologies. 68th CSChE Conference, Oct. 28-31, 2018, Toronto, ON.
  12. Alizadeh A*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Co-processing of biomass-derived intermediates in a conventional refinery for the production of transportation fuels. 68th CSChE Conference, Oct. 28-31, 2018, Toronto, ON.
  13. Kurian V*, Weng Y*, Oyedun AO, Islam MS, Cai W, Chang S, Linwei M, Kumar A, Davies E. Assessment of biomass resource in China and Canada and the potential for bilateral biomass trade for co-firing. 2018 Tsinghua University Global Strategic Academic Partnership Symposium, Oct. 17-19, 2018, Shenzhen, China.
  14. Pankratz S,* Oyedun AO, Kumar A. The economics of producing biomass in Canada for biofuels via open pond raceways and photo-bioreactors. Algae Biomass Summit, Oct. 14-17, 2018, Woodlands, TX, USA.
  15. Mehedi TH*, Gemechu E, Kumar A, Bradley A, Bergerson J. Life cycle assessment of energy systems transition. FES Open House, Oct. 3, 2018, Edmonton, AB.
  16. Janzen R*, Davis M, Kumar A. How can renewables help in reducing GHG emissions in the oil sands? FES Open House, Oct. 3, 2018, Edmonton, AB.
  17. Kashif J*, Kurian VMahdi V, Mathanker A, Pudasainee D, Kumar A, Gupta R. Hydrothermal torrefaction of high moisture content biomass. FES Open House, Oct. 3, 2018, Edmonton, AB.
  18. Kukkikatte H*, Gemechu E, Kumar S, Davies E. Assessments of technologies developed under future energy systems. FES Open House, Oct. 3, 2018, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
  19. Gupta A*, Davis M, Kumar A, Davies E. Integrated assessment of environmental footprints for energy scenarios. FES Open House, Oct. 3, 2018, Edmonton, AB.
  20. Gemechu E*, Kumar A. How to assess the life cycle sustainability of technologies for future energy system, LCA XVIII Conference, Sept. 25-28, 2018, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
  21. Di Lullo G*, Gemechu E, Oni AO, Kumar A. Developing a practical framework to meet ISO requirements on sensitivity and uncertainty. LCA XVIII Conference, Sept. 25-28, 2018, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
  22. Oyedun AO, Kumar A. What is the greenhouse gas abatement cost for biomass co-firing? 27th International Conference on the Impact of Fuel Quality on Power Production and the Environment, Sept. 24-28, 2018, Lake Louise, AB, Canada (invited).
  23. Javed K*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Investigating the mechanics of agricultural residue biomass-water mixtures flows while hydro-transporting in vertical pipes. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  24. Javed K*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of pipeline hydro-transport vs. truck delivery of forest residue biomass to a bio-based energy facility based on experimental measurements. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  25. Mahbub N*, Oyedun AO, Gemechu E, Kumar A. Life cycle sustainability assessment (LCSA) of energy systems - A case study on LCSA of oxymethylene ether (OME) production from forest biomass. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  26. Oyedun AO*, Haltenort P, Arnold U, Sauer J, Kumar A. Production of high purity oligomeric oxymethylene ethers as diesel fuels from biomass and natural gas – A techno-economic comparative assessment. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan, USA. (poster)
  27. Subramanyam V, Katta AK*, Davis M, Dar AF, Mondal MAH, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Assessment of energy demand-based greenhouse gas mitigation options for oil sands mining. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  28. Ali B, Gupta A, Davis M*, Kumar A, Life cycle water footprint of energy sources in Canada: Renewable and non-renewable energy pathways. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  29. Moronkeji A, Davis M*, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. An environmental and economic assessment of greenhouse gas mitigation pathways in the electricity generation sector. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  30. Radpour S, Talaei A*, Davis M, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. The development of energy efficiency cost curves for the energy-intensive trade exposed industries sectors – an analysis of Canada’s iron and steel sector. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  31. Di Lullo G*, Oni AO , Kumar A. Quantifying the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of various Canadian transportation fuels. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  32. Thaker S, Kapila S, Oni AO*, Kumar A. Development of life cycle cost and GHG, emissions of energy storage technologies. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  33. Safaei M*, Soiket MD, Oni AO, Gemechu E, Kumar A. Life cycle greenhouse gas footprints of the new bitumen extraction technologies. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  34. Nimana B, Rahman MM, Di Lullo G*, Oni AO, Gemechu E, Zhang H, Canter C, Kumar A. Well-to-wheel life cycle assessment of transportation fuels derived from different North American conventional crudes. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  35. Sapkota K, Oni AO*, Kumar A. Techno-economic and life cycle assessments of oil sands products and LNG supply chains from Canada to the Asia-Pacific and western Europe. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  36. Di Lullo G*, Oni AO, Kumar A. Which crudes have the lowest GHG emissions intensity? A discussion on perspective. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  37. Ullah MA, Vaezi M*, Kumar A. The use of food processing waste to produce energy and fuels. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  38. Oyedun AO*, Kumar A. Hydrogen production from renewable and non-renewable sources in Canada: the development of comparative techno-economics and environmental metrics. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  39. Ibadin EE*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Development of a baseline process model for carbon capture from flue gases from coal and natural gas for an assessment of environmental footprints. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  40. Kumar M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic and life cycle analyses of the production of hydrogen and diluents from algae biomass for oil sands use. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  41. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of bio-coal production through dry and wet torrefaction processes. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  42. Patel P*, Kumar A. Development of optimum locations and scales for an integrated multi-feedstock waste-to-value-added facility through GIS modelling. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  43. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Assessment of biomass and waste supply potential in Alberta and Saskatchewan. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  44. Alizadeh A*, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of the blending of biocrude with crude oil for co-processing in a conventional oil refinery. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  45. Patel M*, Kumar A. Comparative life cycle assessments of the production of renewable diesel from woody biomass and agricultural residues. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  46. Mahbub N*, Kumar A. The assessment of life cycle GHG emissions from the use of the co-products from biofuel production. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  47. Oyedun AO*, Kumar A. Assessment of optimal configurations of biomass co-firing with coal and natural gas for power and heat production based on GHG abatement costs. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  48. Oni AO*, Kumar A. Development of life cycle cost and GHG emissions of energy storage technologies. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  49. Gupta A*, Kumar A. Development of an integrated model for the quantitative assessment of natural resource sector water and GHG footprints, NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  50. Talaei A*, Kumar A. GHG mitigation potential through energy efficiency improvement – A case study for Alberta. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  51. Davis M*, Kumar A. Assessment of GHG emissions from future crude oil pipelines through the development of a model of Canada’s energy system. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  52. Safaei M*, Kumar A. Life cycle GHG footprints of new bitumen extraction technologies. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  53. Di Lullo G*, Kumar A. Quantification of uncertainty in the life cycle GHG emissions of various Canadian transportation fuels, NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON. (invited)
  54. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Comparative techno-economic analyses of bio-coal production through wet and dry torrefaction processes of different biomass feedstocks. 2018 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan USA. (poster)
  55. Patel M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A, Gupta R. Comparative experimental and techno-economic analysis of production cost of renewable diesel from woody biomass and agricultural residue. 15th ISBBB, July 24-27, 2018, Guelph, ON.
  56. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Comparative techno-economic analysis of bio-coal production through wet and dry torrefaction processes of different biomass feedstocks. CSBE/SCGAB AGM and Technical conference, July 22-25, 2018, Guelph, ON.
  57. Safaei M*, Oni AO, Gemechu E, Kumar A. Energy and greenhouse gas emissions performances of bitumen extraction: solvent-based electromagnetic heating process. Energy & Sustainability Symposium & Industry Summit, June 21-22, 2018, Windsor, ON.
  58. Davis M*, Kumar A. Development of GHG mitigation potential through energy efficiency improvement in Canada. Energy Summit, May 30-31, 2018, Vaughan, ON.
  59. Kumar M*, Javed K, Oyedun AO, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Can we marry pipeline transportation with hydrothermal processing? 26th EUBCE, May 14-18, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  60. Alizadeh A*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Development of cost co-processing of bio-oil and crude oil in a conventional refinery. 26th EUBCE, May 14-18, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  61. Chiappori D*, Davies E, Kumar A. Development and application of GCAM-Canada model for future energy scenario analysis. FES Research Symposium, March 14, 2018, Edmonton, AB.
  62. Vaezi M, Javed K, Pudasainee D, Mathanker A, Kumar A*, Gupta R. Integration of pipeline hydro-transport and hydrothermal conversion technologies to produce biofuels. FES Research Symposium, March 14, 2018, Edmonton, AB (poster).
  63. Mehedi TH*, Gemechu E, Kumar A, Bradley A, Bergerson J. Life cycle assessment of energy system transitions: the case of solar energy in Alberta. FES Research Symposium, March 14, 2018, Edmonton, AB.
  64. Gemechu E *, Kumar A, Davies E. A framework to assess the sustainability of technologies under future energy system. FES Research Symposium, March 14, 2018, Edmonton, AB.
  65. Gupta A*, Davis M, Kumar A, Davies E. Integrated assessment of environmental footprints for energy scenarios. FES Research Symposium, March 14, 2018, Edmonton, AB.
  66. Oyedun AO*, Kurian V, Rahman W, Gill M, Kumar A, Gupta R, Kostiuk L, Hornung A. Biobattery concept: Decentralized production of fuel from forest biomass, agriculture residue and municipal solid waste. FES Research Symposium, March 14, 2018, Edmonton, AB.
  67. Talaei A*, Pier D, Iyer AV, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Long-term energy efficiency improvement and greenhouse gas emissions mitigation in the cement industry: A case study of Canada. WSED, Feb. 28-Mar 2, 2018, Wels, Austria.
  68. Oyedun AO*, Kurian V, Kumar A, Gupta R, Kostiuk L, Hornung A. Decentralized use of forest biomass, agricultural residue, and municipal solid waste through the biobattery concept. SPARK 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, Edmonton, AB. (poster)
  69. Patel P*Vaezi M, Kumar A. Assessing the potential to generate heat and electricity in an integrated waste-to-value added facility in Alberta. SPARK 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB. (poster)
  70. Nimana BVerma ADi Lullo G*, Rahman MMCanter CEOlateju BZhang H, Kumar A. Life cycle analysis of bitumen transportation to refineries by rail and pipeline, SPARK 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB. (poster)
  71. Pankratz S*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic analysis of algae cultivation. SPARK 2017 Conference Nov. 6-8 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  72. Kumar M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic and life cycle analyses of the production of hydrogen and diluents from algae biomass for oil sands use. SPARK 2017 Conference Nov. 6-8 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  73. Radpour S*, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Market penetration modeling of bitumen extraction technologies into Alberta's oil sands industry. Spark 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  74. Talaei A*, Oni A, Roychaudhuri PS, Rutherford J, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Identification of best energy efficiency opportunities in Alberta’s petroleum refining sector. SPARK 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  75. Subramanyam V, Dar AFKatta AK*Mondal MAHAhiduzzaman M, Kumar A. The development of a framework for the assessment of energy demand-based greenhouse gas mitigation options and cost curves for the mining sector. SPARK Conference. Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB. (poster)
  76. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Large scale pipeline hydrotransport of biomass feedstock to bio-based energy facilities. SPARK 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  77. Gupta A*; Agrawal N, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Development of LEAP-WEAP integrated model for assessment of water and GHG footprints for power generation sector. SPARK 2017 conference, Nov 6-8, Edmonton, AB.
  78. Soiket MIH*, Kumar A. Well-to-tank (WTT) energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the vapor solvent oil sands extraction process. SPARK 2017 Conference. Nov. 6-8, Edmonton, AB.
  79. Di Lullo G, Oni AO, Kumar A. Developing a framework for natural gas transmission GHG life cycle assessments. 67th CSChE Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  80. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Measuring agricultural residue and woodchips biomass slurry flows critical velocity in pipelines using high-frequency impedancemetry approach. 67th CSChE Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  81. Ibadin EE*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic analysis of carbon capture of flue gases from coal and natural gas using amine separation. 67th CSChE Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  82. Di Lullo G, AO Oni, Kumar A. Which crudes have the lowest GHG emission intensity? A discussion on perspective. 67th CSChE Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  83. Patel M*, Oyedun A, Kumar A. A techno-economic comparison of centralized and distributed mobile pyrolysis systems for the production of bio-oil from hardwood. CSChE Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  84. Sapkota K*, Oni OA, Kumar A. Assessment of natural gas supply chains from Canada to Europe. 67th CSChE Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB
  85. Di Lullo G*, Oni OA, Zhang H, Kumar A. Quantifying uncertainty in life cycle assessments of transportation fuels. EPA International Emissions Inventory Conference, Aug. 14-18, 2017, Baltimore, MD.
  86. Nogueira E Jr*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Water footprint of diluent and hydrogen production via thermochemical conversion of algae. CSBE/SCGAB AGM and Technical Conference, Aug. 6-10, 2017, Winnipeg, MB.
  87. Morato T*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Assessing the potential to generate energy from agricultural residue biomass in Bolivia. CSBE/SCGAB AGM and Technical Conference, Aug. 6-10, 2017, Winnipeg, MB.
  88. Patel P*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Assessing the potential to generate heat and electricity from the wastes produced in Alberta industrial heartlands. CSBE/SCGAB AGM Technical Conference, Aug. 6-10, 2017, Winnipeg, MB.
  89. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Comparative assessment of pipeline hydro-transport of biomass feedstock – an overview of 8 years experimental and techno-economic studies. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  90. Javed K*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Pipeline hydro transport of wheat straw biomass in vertical pipes. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  91. Oyedun AO*, Kumar A. Techno-economic comparative assessment of production of oxymethylene ethers (OME) from renewable and non-renewable feedstocks. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  92. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic analysis of ammonia production from black liquor gasification and co-gasification with pulp and waste sludges. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  93. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Comparative techno-economic analysis of bio-coal production through dry and wet torrefaction of biomass feedstocks. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  94. Patel M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Production of renewable diesel from woody biomass and agricultural residue: a techno-economic analysis comparative study. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  95. Kumar M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic analysis of the production of hydrogen from hydrothermal gasification of algal biomass. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  96. Mahbub N*, Oyedun AO, Zhang H, Kumar A. Uncertainty in life cycle GHG emissions of biofuels due to coproduct utilization. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  97. Oyedun AO*, Kumar A, Oestreich D, Arnold U. Production of oxymethylene ether (OME) from different lignocellulosic biomass - A comparative techno-economic assessment. Tailor-Made Fuels: From Production to Propulsion, 5th International Conference of the Cluster of Excellence “Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass,” June 20-22, 21017, Eurogress Aachen, Germany.
  98. Pankratz S,* Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Development of analytical model to predict microalgae growth in open pond raceway systems based on local solar irradiance. 7th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, June 18-21, 2017, Miami, FL, USA.
  99. Kumar A. Bioenergy and Biofuels, Joint Workshop. Tsinghua University-University of Alberta, Energy and Environment, March 24 2017, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (invited).
  100. Kumar A. Energy Systems, Joint Workshop. Tsinghua University-University of Alberta, Energy and Environment, March 24 2017, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (invited).
  101. Di Lullo G*, Kumar A. A comparative assessment of uncertainties in the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of transportation fuels. COSIA Oil Sands Summit 2017, Mar 21-22, 2017, Calgary, AB.
  102. Thaker S*, Kumar A. Assessment of cost of electricity with a thermal storage system. NSERC Energy Storage Technology (NEST) Network Conference, Feb. 27, 2017, Waterloo, ON.
  103. Kapila S*, Kumar A. Development of techno-economic models for assessment of large scale storage systems. NSERC Energy Storage Technology (NEST) Network Conference, Feb. 27, 2017, Waterloo, ON.
  104. Kumar A. Waste to biofuels: Thermo-catalytic reforming (TCR) technology. Technology Showcase: Clean Energy and Waste Conversion Innovation, Waste Management Centre, Feb. 16, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  105. Kumar A. Energy systems approach to biomass pathways. Joint Workshop, University of Alberta-RWTH Aachen University, Biofuels & Biomedical Engineering & Smart Grids, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen University, Feb. 14, 2017, Aachen, Germany (invited).
  106. Moronkeji A*,Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Assessment of GHG mitigation options in an electricity generation mix. Energy, Utility & Environment Conference, Feb. 8-10, 2017, San Diego, CA.
  107. Kumar A. Development of a modeling framework for assessment of GHG mitigation options in the context of a global energy strategy. Keynote. 7th BSME International Conference, Dec. 22-24, 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh (invited).
  108. Davis M, Ahiduzzaman M*, Kumar A. Mapping energy flow from primary fuel to end use. 7th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dec. 22-24, 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  109. Ahiduzzaman M*, Kumar A. GHG emission reduction and health co-benefits from the transportation sector. 7th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dec. 22-24, 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  110. Vaezi M*, Ullah MA, Kumar A. Sustainability of the biogas industry in Alberta - A techno-economic assessment. Biogas White Paper Workshop, Dec. 13, 2016, Airdrie, Alberta.
  111. Kumar A, Scherer S. Overview of energy system research with a focus on bioenergy. Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen University, Nov. 20, 2016, Aachen, Germany.
  112. Agrawal N*, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Development of WEAP model for assessment of water efficient technologies in power generation sector. AWRA Conference, Nov. 13-17, 2016, Orlando, FL.
  113. Kumar A. Overview of energy system research with a focus on bioenergy. Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass Seminar, Nov. 10, 2016, Aachen University, Aachen, Germany (invited).
  114. Oyedun AO, Kumar A*. Biohydrogen from Alberta’s biomass resources for bitumen upgrading. BioCleanTech Forum, Nov. 1-3, 2016, Ottawa, Canada (invited).
  115. Zhang H*, Khan MM, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment of municipal solid waste utilization pathways. ASEM International Annual Conference, Oct. 26-29, 2016, Concord, North Carolina.
  116. Pankratz S*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Modeling algae in a Canadian context – ponds and photobioreactors. ABO - Algae Biomass Organization Summit, Oct 23-26, 2016, Phoenix, AZ.
  117. Oni AO*, Kumar A. Development of a bitumen upgrading and refining model for estimation of energy consumptions and GHG emissions. 66th CSChE Conference, Oct. 16-19, 2016, Quebec City, QC.
  118. Di Lullo G*, Zhang H, Kumar A. Uncertainty in life cycle assessments of well-to-wheel greenhouse gas emissions of transportation fuels derived from North American crudes. 66th CSChE Conference, Oct. 16-19, 2016, Quebec City, QC.
  119. Sapkota K*, Oni AO, Kumar A. Comparative analysis of the extraction, transportation, upgrading and shipping of Canadian oil sands products from the production site to the Asia-Pacific region: a techno-economic assessment. 66th CSChE Conference, Oct. 16-19, 2016, Quebec City, QC.
  120. Soiket MIH*, Zhang H, Oni A, Kumar A. Energy consumption greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the new oil sands extraction process: N-solv. 66th CSChE Conference, Oct. 16-19, 2016, Quebec City, QC.
  121. Mahbub N*, Zhang H, Oyedun AO, Kumar A, Poganietz Life cycle sustainability assessment (LCSA): A comparison of oxymethylene ether (OME) pathway from two different types of forest biomass. 66th CSChE Conference, Oct. 16-19, 2016, Quebec City, QC.
  122. Mahbub N*, Oyedun AO, Zhang H, Kumar A, Poganietz Life cycle sustainability assessment (LCSA) of oxymethylene ether as a diesel additive produced from forest biomass. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  123. Patel M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A, Gupta R. Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and pyrolysis kinetic study of aspen and pine hardwood. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  124. Oyedun AO*, Kumar A, Oestreich D, Arnold U, Sauer J. Comparative assessment of techno-economic analysis and EROI analysis of production of oxymethylene ethers (OME) from different biomass. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  125. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of pipeline hydro-transport vs. truck delivery of forest and agricultural residue biomass to a bio-based energy facility based on experimental measurements. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  126. Javed K*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Pipeline hydrotransport of wheat straw biomass in vertical and inclined pipes. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  127. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. An experimental study on pipeline hydro-transport of forest harvesting residues woodchips to a biomass conversion facility. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  128. Patel M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno economic analysis of bio-oil production from poplar hardwood for renewable diesel in Western Canada. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  129. Kumar M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Hydrothermal liquefaction of biomass to biofuels: A techno-economic analysis. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  130. Kumar A*, Scherer S. Biobattery – Decentralized production of fuel from waste. Waste to Value-Added Products Workshop: Thermal Conversion Technologies for Small Communities, Alberta Innovates - Energy and Environment Solutions, July 13, 2016, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  131. Ullah M*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Conversion of food processing waste to energy and fuels. CSBE/SCGAB AGM and Technical Conference, July 3-6, 2016, Halifax, NS.
  132. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar, A. Production of synthetic natural gas (SNG) from pulping black liquor: a techno-economic analysis. CSBE/SCGAB AGM and Technical Conference, July 3-6, 2016, Halifax, NS.
  133. Kumar A. Development of life cycle net energy ratio of ES technologies. NSERC Energy Storage Technology Network conference, June 2016, Toronto, ON (invited).
  134. Patel M*, Kumar A. Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and pyrolysis kinetic study of corn stover and wheat straw. Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, June 22-23, 2016, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
  135. Sapkota K*, Oni AO, Kumar A. Comparative analysis of the extraction, transportation, upgrading and shipping of Canadian oil sands products to Asia-Pacific region: a techno-economic assessment. Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, June 22-23, 2016, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
  136. Olateju B, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment and cost of pipeline vs rail transport of bitumen. Biennial Joint Canadian Crude Quality Technical Association (CCQTA) - Crude Oil Quality Association (COQA) meeting, June 7-10, 2016, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  137. Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A*, Spence JC. Assessment of impacts of increased physical activity on greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector. ISBNPA 2016 Symposia, June 8-11, 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.
  138. Radpour S*, Mondal MAM, Kumar A. Development of market penetration for high energy efficiency technologies in Alberta’s residential sector. 18th ICSREE, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, QC.
  139. Radpour S*, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Development of a framework for assessment of market penetration of oil sands energy technologies in the mining sector. 18th ICSREE, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, QC.
  140. Talaei A*, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Assessment of greenhouse gas mitigation potential in Alberta’s chemical industry. 18th ICSREE, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, QC.
  141. Lotfizadeh H*, McDonald A, Kumar A. Technical analysis of combined solar water heating systems for cold climate regions. 18th ICSREE, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, QC.
  142. Davis MB*, Kumar A. Development of a comprehensive energy model for Canada. 18th ICSREE, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, QC.
  143. Talaei A*, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Energy efficiency measures in Canada’s iron and steel industry. 18th ICSREE, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, QC.
  144. Dar A*, Agrawal N, Kumar A. Development of water-energy nexus models for future expansion in Alberta’s petroleum sector. COSIA Water Conference 2016, March 22-23, 2016, Calgary, Alberta.
  145. Kumar A. Energy and environmental systems modelling for Canada’s energy sector. NRCan-OEE, April 6, 2016, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  146. Kumar A. Energy systems modelling using the LEAP model for Canada’s energy sector. The Economic Analysis Directorate, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), April 7, 2016, Gatineau, QC (invited).
  147. Kumar A. Energy systems modelling – life cycle assessment. The Energy and Transportation Directorate, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), April 7, 2016, Gatineau, QC (invited).
  148. Kumar, A.* Biobattery – decentralized production of fuel from waste. Fraunhofer-UAlberta Collaborative Workshop, Shaw Conference Centre, Nov. 24, 2015, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (invited).
  149. Vaezi M*, Kabir R, Ankur A, Kumar A. Monitoring moisture and inorganic contents of forest harvest residues for energy production purposes. 2015 BCN-AI Bio Conference: Bioindustrial Innovations: Unlocking Value and Tackling Climate Change, Nov. 22-25, 2015, Edmonton, Canada.
  150. Ghatora S*, Kumar M, Vaezi M, Kumar A, Bressler D. Monitoring sugar release during pipeline hydro-transport of wheat straw. 2015 BCN-AI Bio Conference: Bioindustrial Innovations: Unlocking Value and Tackling Climate Change, Nov. 22-25, 2015, Edmonton, Canada.
  151. Akbari M*, Jain S, Kumar A. Opportunities for integration of forest by-products with conventional industry. 2015 BCN-AI Bio Conference: Bioindustrial Innovations: Unlocking Value and Tackling Climate Change, Nov. 22-25, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  152. Seif A*, Lipsett MG, Kumar A. Assessment of reliability and energy intensity development for oil sands haul truck of surface mining in Alberta. ASQ Quality Conference, Nov. 6, 2015, Calgary, AB.
  153. DiLullo G*, Nimana BS, Kumar A. Uncertainty analysis of Alberta's unconventional oil life cycle GHG emissions. 65th CSChE Conference, Oct. 4-7, 2015, Calgary, AB.
  154. Mahbub N*, Kumar A. Impact of biofuel coproduct utilization on life cycle GHG emissions. 65th CSChE Conference, Oct. 4-7, 2015, Calgary, AB.
  155. DiLullo G*, Rahman, MM, Kumar A. Uncertainty analysis of North American conventional oil life cycle GHG emissions. 65th CSChE Conference, Oct. 4-7, 2015, Calgary, AB.
  156. Mahbub N*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment of OME (oxymethylene ether) synthesis from forest biomass as a diesel blend. 65th CSChE Conference, Oct. 4-7, 2015, Calgary, AB.
  157. Beugin D*, Kumar A*, Story-Bishoff J*. Economy-wide carbon policy, Economy-wide approaches for GHG reduction – Technical engagement session. Alberta’s Climate Leadership Discussions, Oct. 6, 2015, Calgary, AB, (invited).
  158. Raj R*, Ghanderhariun S, Kumar A, Suman R, Tiwari M. Review of hydro-thermal processing technologies techno-economic assessment of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) production in Canada. 65th CSChE Conference, Oct. 4-7, 2015, Calgary, AB.
  159. Raj R*, Ghanderhariun S, Kumar A. Cost of shipping LNG to Asia-Pacific from Port of Kitimat, Canada by LNG carriers. 65th CSChE Conference, Oct. 4-7, 2015, Calgary, AB.
  160. Seif A*, Lipsett MG, Kumar A. Reliability and energy intensity development of critical sub-system equipment for oil sands mining. Accelerated Stress Testing and Reliability (ASTR) Conference, Sept. 9-11 2015, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
  161. Kumar A, Poganietz W-R, Arnold U. Energy system analysis. HAI International Research Partnership Symposium – Embassy of Canada, Sept. 9, 2015, Berlin, Germany (invited).
  162. Talaei A*, Akbari M, Shafique HU, Kumar A. Bioenergy development in Alberta: Opportunities and challenges. 2nd ICSET, Aug. 17-18, 2015, Toronto, ON.
  163. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Comparison of experimental results of pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural residue and wood chips biomass. 5th International Conference on Biorefinery – towards Bioenergy, Aug. 10-12, 2015, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
  164. Oyedun AO*, Zhang X, Kumar A. Production of oxymethylene ethers from forest and agricultural biomass: A techno-economic comparative analysis. 5th International Conference on Biorefinery – towards Bioenergy, Aug. 10-12, 2015, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
  165. Akbari M*, Jain S, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of biofuel production from different conversion pathways. 5th International Conference on Biorefinery – towards Bioenergy, Aug. 10-12, 2015, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
  166. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural residue biomass based on experimental measurements. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  167. Patel M*, Zhang X, Kumar, A. A review of economics and environmental footprints of lignocellulosic biomass thermochemical conversion technologies. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  168. Kumar M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar, A. Hydrothermal liquefaction of pipeline-transported biomass feedstock. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  169. Patel M*, Kumar A. Techno-economic comparison of a centralized and distributed mobile pyrolysis system for conversion of hardwood. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  170. Kumar M*, Vaezi M, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Hydrothermal liquefaction of pipeline-transported biomass feedstock. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  171. Shahrukh SMH*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Development of process model for assessment of steam treatment of biomass for pellet production. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  172. Vaezi M*, Nimana BS, Kumar A. Pipeline hydrotransport of agricultural residue and woodchips biomass: a comparative study. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  173. Agbor E, Zhang X, Oyedun AO*, Kumar A. Comparative assessment of co-firing biomass with coal and natural gas in Western Canada. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  174. Ghatora S, Kumar M, Vaezi M, Kumar A, Bressler D. Monitoring sugar release during pipeline hydro-transport of wheat straw. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  175. Khan MM*, Kumar A. Assessment of municipal solid waste (MSW) utilization for the Town of St. Paul. July 17, 2015, St. Paul, AB, (invited).
  176. Agbor E*, Oyedun AO, Zhang X, Kumar A. Comparative analysis of co-firing biomass with coal and natural gas in Western Canada. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  177. Kumar M*, Vaezi M, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Review of hydro-thermal processing technologies. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  178. Akbari M*, Jain S, Kumar A. Opportunities for integration of forest by-products with conventional industry. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  179. Pankratz S*, Oyedun A, Zhang X, Kumar A. Algae production platforms for Canada’s northern climate. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  180. Khan M*, Jain S, Kumar A. Development of decision making model for utilization of municipal solid waste. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  181. Ullah, MA*, Jain S, Kumar A. Assessment of potential of waste from food processing industry in Alberta. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  182. Akbari M*, Jain S, Kumar A. Black liquor gasification based integration of Kraft pulp mill of Alberta. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  183. Kumar M*, Vaezi M, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Review of hydro-thermal processing technologies. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  184. Jain S, Khan M, Ullah MA*, Kumar A. Assessment of biomass resource potential in Alberta and Saskatchewan. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  185. Oyedun AO*, Zhang X, Kumar A, Oestreich D, Arnold U. Biomass-derived oxymethylene ethers as diesel additives: A techno-economic assessment. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  186. Patel M*, Kumar A. Review on production of hydrogenation-derived renewable diesel from bio-oil. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  187. Zhang X*, Kumar A, Arnold U, Sauer J. Biomass-derived oxymethylene ethers as diesel additives: A thermodynamic analysis. Energy Procedia, International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE2014, 2014, 61: 1921–1924. (CF 14)
  188. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Investigation of pipeline hydrotransport of agricultural residue biomass for production of fuels and chemicals. CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  189. Talaei A, Mondal MAH, Kumar A. Canadian energy system model: detailed analysis of current status. 4th CCTC, May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  190. Talaei A, Mondal MAH, Kumar A. Energy efficiency measures in Canada’s iron and steel industry. 4th CCTC, May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  191. Dar A, Mondal MAH, Kumar A. The development of a water-energy nexus model for the power and petroleum sectors. 4th CCTC, 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  192. Radpour S, Subramanyam V, Mondal MAH, Kumar A. The identification of energy efficient technologies to mitigate GHG emissions in Alberta’s mining sector. 4th CCTC, May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  193. Shafique HU, Mondal MAH, Kumar A, The development of tools for the assessment of GHG mitigation options for Alberta’s pulp and paper sector. 4th CCTC, May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  194. Radpour S, Subramanyam V, Mondal MAH, Kumar A. Investigation of GHG mitigation opportunities in Alberta’s residential sector. 4th CCTC, May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  195. Talaei A, Subramanyam V, Kumar A. The development of a LEAP model to assess GHG mitigation scenarios in Alberta’s transportation sector. 4th CCTC, May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  196. Kumar A*. Overview of Research Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering. WUN Workshop on Health Promoting Responses to Climate Change, Auckland, New Zealand, April 20-22, 2015. (invited)
  197. Kumar A*. Overview of Research Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering. MEG Energy, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, March 15, 2015 (invited).
  198. Kumar A*. Overview of NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering. COSIA Lunch and Learn Session, Calgary, AB, Jan. 22, 2015 (invited).
  199. Canter CE*, Kumar, A. Impact of fugitive emissions on the greenhouse gas emissions of conventional crudes. AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 16-21, 2014, Atlanta.
  200. Nimana BS*, Canter CE, Kumar, A. Well to wheel life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions of transportation fuels from Canadian oil sands. AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 16-21, 2014, Atlanta.
  201. Rahman MM*, Kumar A. A life-cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions for transportation fuels from North American conventional crudes. AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 16-21, 2014, Atlanta.
  202. Ali B*, Kumar, A. Comparative assessment for water demand for coal and natural gas abased power generation pathways. AWRA Annual Conference, Nov. 3-6, 2014, Tysons Corner, VA, USA.
  203. Dar A*, Kumar A. Development of energy-water nexus model for assessment of water demand and supply for oil sands sector. AWRA Annual Conference, Nov. 3-6, 2014, Tysons Corner, VA, USA.
  204. Talaei A*, Subramanyam V, Kumar A. Development of LEAP model for assessment of GHG mitigation scenarios in Alberta’s transportation sector. International Conference on Transportation Innovation – Connectivity Driving Future Transportation, Oct. 21-22, 2014, Edmonton, AB.
  205. Vaezi M*, Kumar. A. Pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural residue biomass. BCN Conference, Oct. 21-23, 2014, Banff, AB.
  206. Jain S*, Akbari M, A. Opportunities for integration of forest by-products with conventional industry. BCN conference, Oct. 21-23, 2014, Banff, AB.
  207. Mahbub N*, Kumar A. Co-product use of ethanol produced from wheat grain in Alberta. 64th CSChE Conference, Oct. 19-22, 2014, Niagara Falls, ON.
  208. Rahman MM, Kumar A. Comparative analysis of well-to-wheel greenhouse gas emissions for transportation fuels reported by different life-cycle assessment studies. 64th CSChE Conference, Oct. 19-22, 2014, Niagara Falls, ON.
  209. Nimana BS*, Kumar A. Estimation of specific energy consumption and GHG emissions in oil sands upgrading operations through the development of data-intensive process simulation models. 64th CSChE Conference, Oct. 19-22, 2014, Niagara Falls, ON.
  210. Ghandehariun S*, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment of hydrogen production using wind energy. 64th CSChE Conference, Oct. 19-22, 2014, Niagara Falls, ON.
  211. Wong A*, Kumar A. Life-cycle assessment of renewable diesel production from lignocellulosic biomass. 64th CSChE Conference, Oct. 19-22, 2014, Niagara Falls, ON.
  212. Mohajerani S*, Ghandehariun S, Kumar A. Economic analysis of gas to liquid and coal to liquid processes. International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Oct. 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  213. Verma A*, Kumar A, Gupta R. Greenhouse gas mitigation from underground coal gasification (UCG)-based hydrogen with carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) in bitumen upgrading from the oil sands. International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Oct. 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  214. Kumar A. Development of large scale biorefinery through pipeline hydraulic transportation of biomass. Biological Solutions Forum organized by AI-Bio and CCEMC, Oct. 1-2, 2014, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  215. Patel M*, Wong A, Kumar A. Techno-economic and life cycle assessment of renewable diesel production from lignocellulosic biomass in western Canada. Biological Solutions Forum organized by AI-Bio and CCEMC, Oct. 1-2, 2014, Edmonton, AB.
  216. Shafique HU*, Mondal MAH, Kumar A. The development of tools for the assessment of greenhouse gas mitigation options for Alberta’s pulp and paper sector. Biological Solutions Forum organized by AI-Bio and CCEMC, Oct. 1-2, 2014, Edmonton, AB.
  217. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural reside biomass to a biorefinery. Biological Solutions Forum organized by AI-Bio and CCEMC, Oct. 1-2, 2014, Edmonton, AB.
  218. Pankratz S*, Zhang X, Kumar A. A review of algae production and harvesting technologies for Canada. Algae Biomass Summit, Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2014, San Diego, California, USA.
  219. Zhang X*, Kumar A, Oestreich D, Arnold U, Sauer J. Thermodynamic study on synthesis of biomass into oxymethylene ethers as diesel additives. 4th Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative Energy and Environment Science Forum, Sept. 29-30, 2014, Edmonton, AB.
  220. Mahbub N*, Zhang X, Kumar A. A life cycle assessment of oxymethylene ethers (OME) synthesis from biomass-derived syngas as a diesel additive. 4th Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative Energy and Environment Science Forum, Sept. 29-30, 2014, Edmonton, AB.
  221. Ghandehariun S*, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment of hydrogen production from wind energy. 4th Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative Energy and Environment Science Forum, Sept. 29-30, 2014, Edmonton, AB.
  222. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. An experimental study on pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural residue to a biorefinery. 19th International Conference on Hydrotransport, Sept. 24-26, 2014, Golden, Colorado, USA.
  223. Agbor E*, Kumar A. A techno-economic assessment of biomass co-firing in Western Canada. ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, QC.
  224. Patel M*, Kumar A. A techno-economic analysis of bio oil production from woody biomass for renewable diesel production in western Canada. ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, QC.
  225. Zhang X*, Kumar A. Energy and exergy analysis on biomass-derived oxymethylene ethers as diesel additives. ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, QC.
  226. Shahrukh SMH*, Kumar, A. Development of process model for assessment of steam treatment of biomass for pellet production. ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, QC.
  227. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. The development of pressure drop correlations for the flow of agricultural waste biomass slurries in pipes. ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, QC.
  228. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural waste biomass: Lessons learned from a 5-year experimental study. ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, QC.
  229. Kumar A.* Energy and environmental systems modeling for making better energy choices. 1st International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics, July 8-10, 2014, Aberdeen, Scotland (invited).
  230. Kumar A*. Overview of NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering. Office of Energy Efficiency – Natural Resources Canada and Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions, June 19, 2014, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  231. Zhang X*, Kumar A, Arnold U, Sauer J. Biomass-derived oxymethylene ethers (OMEs) as diesel additives: A thermodynamic analysis. 6th International Conference on Applied Energy, May 30-June 2, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan.
  232. Kumar A*. Techno-economic assessment and process modeling of superheated steam processed lignocellulosic biomass for pellet production. BioFuelNet Canada’s Advanced Biofuels Symposium, May 27-29, 2014, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  233. Kumar A*. Development of integrated economic and environmental metrics for assessment of energy pathways. Technology-Information-Policy Committee - Government of Alberta Meeting, AI-EES, April 11, 2014, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  234. Khan MM*, Kumar A. Optimal siting of solid waste-to-energy facilities using GIS-based assessment. 29th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, March 30-April 2, 2014, Philadelphia, PA.
  235. Kumar A*. Overview of NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering. WestJet Airlines, Feb. 7, 2014, Calgary, AB (invited).
  236. Kumar A*. Overview of NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering. Capital Power Corporation, Jan.15, 2014, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  237. Canter CE*, Kumar A. Fugitive emissions from conventional oil wells. AI-EES, Nov. 12, 2013, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  238. Kumar, A*. Innovative industry and academic partnerships: explore value-added solutions. BCN Conference, Nov. 5-7, 2013, Banff, AB (invited).
  239. Kumar, A*. Opportunities for integration of forest by-products with conventional industry. BCN Conference, Nov. 5-7, 2013, Banff, AB.
  240. Ghatora S*, Vaezi M, Kumar A, Bressler D. Sugar-release during pipeline hydro-transportation of agricultural biomass. BCN Conference, Nov. 5-7, 2013, Banff, AB.
  241. Vaezi M*, Kabir R, Ankur A, Kumar A. Monitoring moisture and inorganic contents of forest harvest residues for energy production purposes. BCN Conference, Nov. 5-7, 2013, Banff, AB.
  242. Ali B*, Kumar A. Development of life cycle water footprint for power generation from geothermal and solar energy. AWRA Conference, Nov. 4-6, 2013, Portland, OR, USA.
  243. Dar A*, Kumar A. Development of water flow Sankey diagram through modeling of water demand and supply. AWRA Conference, Nov. 4-6, 2013, Portland, OR, USA.
  244. Ali B*, Kumar A. Development of life cycle water footprint for oil production pathways. AWRA Conference, Nov. 4-6, 2013, Portland, OR, USA.
  245. Kumar, A*. Development of integrated energy and environmental planning model. COSIA Workshop, Oct. 30, 2013, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  246. Dar A*, Kumar A. Development of water demand and supply model for future expansion in industrial sector. COSIA Workshop, Oct. 30, 2013, Edmonton, AB.
  247. Ali, B*, Kumar, A. Development of forecasting model for water demand of oil sands in Alberta COSIA Workshop, Oct. 30, 2013, Edmonton, AB.
  248. Nimana BS*, Kumar A. Comparative analysis of methodologies and assumptions in life cycle assessment models for oil sands. 63rd CSChE Conference, Oct. 20-23, 2013, Fredericton, NB.
  249. Verma A*, Olateju B, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment of hydrogen production from underground coal gasification. 63rd CSChE Conference, Oct. 20-23, 2013, Fredericton, NB.
  250. Rahman MM*, Canter CE, Kumar A. Comparison of fugitive emissions in production and utilization of various North American conventional crude oils. 63rd CSChE Conference, Oct. 20-23, 2013, Fredericton, NB.
  251. Bonyad, M, A*. Development of a modeling framework for assessment of GHG mitigation options in agricultural and forestry sectors. Biological Solutions Forum, Oct. 9-10, 2013, Calgary, AB (invited)
  252. Bonyad, M, Paramashivan, D*, Kumar, A. Energy efficiency opportunities in Alberta’s agriculture sector. Biological Solutions Forum, Oct. 9-10, 2013, Calgary, AB.
  253. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Biomass delivery cost through pipeline based on experimental measurement. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  254. Patel M*, Kumar A. Hydrogenation-derived renewable diesel production from bio-oil: A review. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  255. Thakkar J*, Kumar A, Ghatora S. Techno-economic assessment of charcoal production for carbon sequestration. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  256. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Pipeline hydro-transportation of agricultural biomass: an experimental study. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  257. Thakkar J*, Kumar A, Ghatora S. Net energy ratio of charcoal production from agricultural biomass. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  258. Agbor E*, Kumar A. Biomass co-firing with coal: A review. CSBE/SCGAB AGM and Technical Conference, July 7 -10, 2013, Saskatoon, SK.
  259. Vaezi M*, Ghatora S, Kumar A. Monitoring of moisture and inorganic contents of forest harvest residues in Alberta’s boreal forest for production of fuels and chemicals. CSBE/SCGAB AGM and Technical Conference, July 7 -10, 2013, Saskatoon, SK.
  260. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Pipeline hydro-transportation of agricultural biomass: an experimental study. CSBE/SCGAB AGM and Technical Conference, July 7 -10, 2013, Saskatoon, SK.
  261. Ali B*, Kumar A. Life cycle water consumption from gas-fired power generation. CMOS-CGU-CWRA Congress, May 26-30, 2013, Saskatoon, SK.
  262. Kumar A*. Techno-economic assessment and process modeling of superheated steam processed lignocellulosic biomass for pellet production. BioFuelNet AGM – SEES Workshop, July 17, 2013, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  263. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of pipeline hydro-transportation of agricultural biomass based on experimental research. 35rd SBFC, April 29-May 2, 2013, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  264. Kumar A*. Biomass logistics. Alberta Biomaterials Development Centre Workshop – Biomass: Securing a sustainable supply, March 5, 2013, Edmonton, AB. (invited)
  265. Kumar A*. Energy supply chains. Alberta-Tsinghua University Workshop, Feb. 18-19, 2013, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (invited).
  266. Kumar A*. The importance of energy and environmental systems modeling in Alberta. AI-EES)Technology Talks, Nov. 6, 2012, Calgary, AB. (invited)
  267. Rudra S*, Rosendahl L, Kumar A. Development of net energy ratio for quad-generation pathways. Proceedings of the 2nd Alberta Graduate Conference. University of Alberta Press. 2012.
  268. Olateju B*, Kumar A. Life cycle energy intensity modeling of carbon capture and sequestration systems. 62nd CSChE Conference, Oct. 14-17, 2012, Vancouver, BC.
  269. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Comparative assessment of supply and logistics of processed forms of biomass to a biorefinery. 62nd CSChE Conference, Oct. 14-17, 2012, Vancouver, BC.
  270. Thakkar J*, Kumar A. Biomass conversion to charcoal for carbon sequestration, 62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 14-17, 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  271. Subramanyam V, Radpour S, Bonyad M, Kumar A*. GHG emission modeling using the LEAP model. Alberta Innovates – Bio Solutions, Oct. 5, 2012, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  272. Olateju B*, Kumar A. Sustainable hydrogen production from underground coal gasification in western Canada with carbon capture and sequestration for bitumen upgrading. 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET-2012), Sept. 2-5, 2012, Vancouver, BC.
  273. Olateju B*, Kumar A. Hydrogen production from wind power in Western Canada. 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET-2012), Sept. 2-5, 2012, Vancouver, BC.
  274. Kumar A*. Development of a large scale biorefinery for production of fuels and chemicals. Department of Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Aug. 1, 2012, Bombay, India (invited).
  275. Kumar A*. Development of a large scale biorefinery for production of fuels and chemicals. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, July 27, 2012, Kharagpur, India (invited).
  276. Ali B*, Kumar A. Development of life cycle water demand coefficients for coal based power generation technologies. CWRA and CGU Conference, June 5-8, 2012, Banff, AB.
  277. Singh S, Kumar A, Ali B*. Assessment of water demand in biofuel production scenarios in Alberta. CWRA and CGU,June 5-8, 2012, Banff, AB.
  278. Ali B*, Kumar A. Development of water demand forecasting model for energy sector. CWRA and CGU Conference, June 5-8, 2012, Banff, AB.
  279. Kabir R, Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Variation in moisture and inorganic content in forest residues piles. NABEC-CSBE/SCGAB AGM and Technical Conference, July 15-18, 2012, Orillia, ON.
  280. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Bressler D. Sugar loss in pipeline transportation of biomass, NABEC-CSBE/SCGAB AGM and Technical Conference, July 15-18, 2012, Orillia, ON.
  281. Miller P*, Kumar A. Development of net energy ratios and emission factors for renewable diesel production pathways. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  282. Sultana A*, Kumar A. GIS-based assessment of winding factor for site selection of bioenergy facilities. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  283. Miller P*, Kumar A. Modeling of cost of producing hydrogenation-derived renewable diesel. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  284. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Logistics of multiple biomass feedstock delivery to a biofacility. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  285. Miller P*, Kumar A. Development of net energy ratios and emission factors for renewable diesel production pathways. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  286. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Optimal form of delivery of biomass to different sizes of biofacility. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug.1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  287. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Sieveless PSD analysis of knife-milled wheat straw and corn stover for pipeline hydro-transportation using digital image processing. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  288. Kumar A*. Energy and environmental modeling. Alberta Energy, April 26, 2012, Edmonton, AB. (invited)
  289. Miller P*, Kumar A. Techno-economic analysis of renewable diesel production from canola and camelina. WSED, Feb. 29-Mar. 2, 2012, Wels, Austria.
  290. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Transportation of biomass material by pipeline to a large scale biorefinery. WSED, Feb. 29-Mar. 2, 2012, Wels, Austria.
  291. Kumar A. NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering. AI-Bio, Feb. 11, 2012, Edmonton, AB. (invited)
  292. Kumar A.* Reality check: At what scale we supply biorefineries by 2030. 3rd Annual BCN Strategic Retreat, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2011, Banff, AB (invited).
  293. Vaezi M*, Kumar A, Bressler D. Chemical characterization of pipelined biomass slurry. 3rd Annual BCN Strategic Retreat, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2011, Banff, AB.
  294. Kabir M*, Kumar A, Lieffers V. Characterization of forest harvest residues generated in Alberta. 3rd Annual BCN Strategic Retreat, Rimrock Resort, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2011, Banff, AB.
  295. Subramanyam V, Kumar A.* Assessment of Alberta's energy sector with LEAP model. Conference on the Assessment of the Future Energy Systems, Nov. 3-4, 2011, Calgary, AB.
  296. Olateju B*, Kumar A. Electrolytic hydrogen production from wind energy in Alberta for upgrading bitumen from oil sands. Conference on the Assessment of the Future Energy Systems, Nov. 3-4, 2011, Calgary, AB.
  297. Kumar A*. Modeling of energy and environmental systems with a focus on forecasting and planning. University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil, Aug.22-26, 2011 (invited).
  298. Kumar A*. Techno-economics of a biorefinery. University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil, Aug. 22-26, 2011 (invited).
  299. Miller P*, Sultana A, Kumar A. Optimum size of feedstock production and processing plant for biorefinery producing renewable diesel. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  300. Sultana A, Miller P*, Kumar A. Development of delivery costs of feedstocks for renewable diesel plants. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  301. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Development of a GIS model for locating a biorefinery. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  302. Sultana A, Miller P*, Kumar A. A comparative assessment of oilseed feedstocks for renewable diesel production. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  303. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Pressure drop for biomass pipeline transportation. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  304. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Morphological and physical characteristics of wheat straw and corn stover for pipeline transport. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  305. Malinga D, Kumar A.* Triticale as a feedstock for power production. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  306. Kabir MR*, Kumar A. Energy and environmental impact assessment of biohydrogen production pathways. CSBE/SCGAB Annual Meeting and Technical Conference, July 10-13, 2011, Winnipeg, MB.
  307. Singh S, Kumar A, Ali B.* Assessment of biomass conversion pathways based on energy and water requirement. CSBE/SCGA Annual Meeting and Technical Conference, July 10-13, 2011, Winnipeg, MB.
  308. Singh S, Kumar A*, Ali B. Comparative assessment of biomass conversion pathway based on water requirement. 64th CWRA National Conference, June 27-30, 2011, St. John’s, NL.
  309. Sarkar S, Kabir R, Olateju B, Kumar A*. Hydrogen production from renewable sources in Alberta. National Renewable Energy Delegation, AI-EES, June 21, 2011, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  310. Vaezi M*, Kumar A, Luk J. Pipeline transport of agricultural biomass – experimental results. 33rd SBFC, May 2-5, 2011, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  311. Vaezi M*, Kumar A, Bressler D. Sugar release during pipeline transport of biomass 33rd SBFC, May 2-5, 2011, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  312. Kumar A.* Large scale biomass transport. 241st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition in the Symposium on Ultraclean Fuels Production and Utilization for Sustainable Transportation, March 27-31, 2010, Anaheim, California, USA (invited).
  313. Kumar A. Alberta’s forestry resource. 2nd Annual BCN Strategic Retreat, Nov. 7-9, 2010, Lake Louise, AB (invited keynote).
  314. Kumar A. Biomass pre-processing. 2nd Annual BCN Strategic Retreat, Nov. 7-9, 2010, Lake Louise, AB (invited).
  315. Subramanyam V*, Kumar A. Development of potential GHG mitigation options for the Province of Alberta. 60th CSChE Conference, Oct. 24-27, 2010, Saskatoon, SK.
  316. Kabir MR*, Kumar A. Development of Sankey diagram for water flows in the Province of Alberta. 60th CSChE Conference, Oct. 24-27, 2010, Saskatoon, SK.
  317. Thakur A*, Kumar A. Energy and emission analysis of power generation from forest biomass. 60th CSChE Conference, Oct. 24-27, 2010, Saskatoon, SK.
  318. Sultana A*, Kumar A. A comparative assessment of transportation costs of various forms of biomass feedstocks. ASABE Conference, Sept. 9-11, 2010, Lethbridge, AB.
  319. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Availability of agricultural residues in Alberta as feedstocks for a biorefinery. ASABE Conference Sept. 9-11, 2010, Lethbridge, AB.
  320. Dassanayake M*, Kabir MR, Kumar A. Energy and emission analysis of triticale straw. ASABE Conference Sept. 9-11, 2010, Lethbridge, AB.
  321. Bhogal A*, Kumar A. A review of algal biomass production technologies for biofuel production in Alberta. ASABE Conference, Sept. 9-11, 2010, Lethbridge, AB.
  322. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Assessment of impact of density on transportation cost of biomass forms. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-23, 2010, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
  323. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Characterization of cornstover and switchgrass slurries for pipeline transport. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-23, 2010, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
  324. Luk J*, Kumar A. Biomass transport by pipeline. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-23, 2010, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
  325. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Energy and emission analysis of production of agricultural pellet. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-23, 2010, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
  326. Thakkar J*, Kumar A. Biochar production for carbon sequestration. 17th World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR), June 13-17, 2010, Quebec City, QC.
  327. Dassanayake M*, Kumar A. Power from triticale straw. 17th World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR), June 13-17, 2010, Quebec City, QC.
  328. Kumar A*. Large scale biomass supply and logistics. Biomaterials Mini-Conference Series - “Green from the Ground Up,” Jan. 20, 2010, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  329. Kumar A*. Development of a large scale biorefinery. Workshop on Emerging Energy Technologies organized during the International Conference and Exhibition on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER), Dec. 9-11, 2009, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai (invited).
  330. Pootakham T, Kumar A*. Bio-oil as a carrier for bioenergy. Bioenergy Engineering Conference, Oct. 11-14, 2009, Bellevue, Washington, USA (invited).
  331. Singh S, Kumar A*. Development of integrated water and energy requirement factors for bioenergy pathways. Bioenergy Engineering Conference, Oct. 11-14, 2009, Bellevue, Washington, USA.
  332. Ghafoori E, Flynn PC, Kumar A*. Economics of anaerobic digestion of manure. Tri-Provincial Manure Management Council, Manure Management Workshop, Oct. 21-22, 2009, Leduc, AB (invited).
  333. Luk J*, Kumar A. Properties of pipeline transported biomass material. CSBE AGM and Technical Conference, July 12-15, 2009, Brudenell River Resort, PEI.
  334. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Ranking of lignocellulosic biomass pellets through multicriteria modeling. CSBE AGM and Technical Conference, July 12-15, 2009, Brudenell River Resort, PEI.
  335. Subramanyam V*, Kumar A. Development of Sankey diagram for energy flows in Alberta through modeling. 2nd CCTC, May 12-15, 2009, Hamilton, ON.
  336. Shikhar S*, Kumar A. Development of water consumption factors for biomass utilization pathways. 2nd CCTC, May 12-15, 2009, Hamilton, ON.
  337. Safaei-Mohamadabadi H, Luk J*, Kumar A. Characterization of biomass slurries for pipeline transport. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, USA.
  338. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Optimum size of biomass based pellet production plant. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, USA.
  339. Safaei-Mohamadabadi H*, Luk J, Kumar A. Pipeline transportation of biomass materials to a large scale biorefinery. International Energy Agency (IEA) Task 42 (Biorefining) Meeting, Marriott Hotel, Sept. 17, 2008, Edmonton, AB, (invited).
  340. Sarkar S*, Kumar A. Comparison of techno-economic assessment of biohydrogen production from agricultural and forest biomass. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 29-July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
  341. Pootakham T*, Kumar A. Large scale transport of bio-oil by pipeline. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 29-July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
  342. Sarkar S, Kumar A*. Large-scale biohydrogen production in western Canada. Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition, June 3-5, 2008, Prince George, BC.
  343. Kumar A*. Energy training to move life forward. 13th Annual District Energy Conference, May 7-9, 2008, Calgary, AB (invited).
  344. Kumar A*, Flynn P. Bioenergy for Alberta. Forest Industry Sustainability Committee (FISC) Meeting, May 7, 2008, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  345. Kumar A. Pipelining biomass to a biorefinery. University of California System-Wide Technology Transfer Forum in partnership with Canadian Consulate in California, Clean Technology, April 3, 2008, San Francisco, California. (invited)
  346. Sarkar S*, Kumar A. Techno-economics of bio-hydrogen production in Alberta. 57th CSChE Conference, Oct. 28-31, 2007, Edmonton, AB.
  347. Tichkowsky T, Mohamadabadi HS*, Kumar A. Evaluation of GHG mitigation options in transportation sector through development of a multicriteria assessment model. 57th CSChE Conference, Oct. 28-31, 2007, Edmonton, AB.
  348. Sarkar S*, Kumar A. A review of techno-economics of bio-hydrogen production technologies. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 17-20, 2007, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
  349. Pootakham T*, Kumar A, Checkel M. D. A comparison of pipeline vs truck transport of bio-oil. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 17-20, 2007, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
  350. Kumar A*. Pipelines: Moving biomass and energy. BIOCAP Conference – Towards a Sustainable Bioeconomy: Biosphere Solutions for Energy and the Environment, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2006, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  351. Pootakham T*, Kumar A, Checkel M.D. Life cycle assessment of pipeline vs truck transport of bio-oil. BIOCAP Conference – Towards a Sustainable Bioeconomy: Biosphere Solutions for Energy and the Environment, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2006, Ottawa, ON.
  352. Searcy E*, Flynn PC, Ghafoori E. and Kumar A. The relative cost of bioenergy transport. BIOCAP Conference – Towards a Sustainable Bioeconomy: Biosphere Solutions for Energy and the Environment, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2006, Ottawa, ON.
  353. Kumar A*, Sultana A. Bioheat in Alberta – Techno-economic assessment. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, July 28, 2009, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  354. Kumar A*. A conceptual comparison of biopower generation options. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 9-12, 2006, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  355. Kumar A*. Techno-economic assessment of biofuel production from pine beetle infested trees in BC. CSBE-SCGAB Annual Meeting, July 16-19, 2006, Edmonton, AB.
  356. Luk J*, Kumar A. Greenhouse gas abatement cost of renewable energy technologies in Alberta. CSBE-SCGAB Annual Meeting, July 16-19, 2006, Edmonton, AB.
  357. Kumar A*. Bioenergy options for British Columbia. BC Bioenergy Strategy Meeting with Academic Community, July 5, 2006, Vancouver, BC (invited).
  358. Kumar A*. Biomass as a source for power and liquid fuels. Bioenergy Community Forum, June 12, 2006, Quesnel, BC, (invited).
  359. Kumar A*, Flynn PC, Sokhansanj S. British Columbia’s beetle infested pine: biomass feedstocks for producing power. BioEnergy Conference and Exhibition 2006, University of Northern British Columbia, May 31-June 1, 2006, Prince George, BC.
  360. Kumar A*, Flynn PC, Sokhansanj S. Biopower generation in British Columbia: an opportunity of greenhouse gas mitigation. CCTC, May 10-12, 2006, Ottawa, ON. (CF 4)
  361. Searcy E*, Flynn PC, Ghafoori E, Kumar A. The relative cost of bioenergy transport. 28th SBFC, April 30-May 3, 2006, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
  362. Kumar A*. A conceptual comparison of bioenergy options using BC’s mountain pine beetle infested wood. BIOCAP - Research Integration Forum, April 27, 2006, Ottawa, ON, (invited).
  363. Kumar A, Sokhansanj S, Flynn PC. Feedstock availability and power costs associated with using BC’s beetle-infested pine. Conference of Parties (COP 11) – Parallel Session – Innovating for a Sustainable Bioeconomy at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, Dec. 7, 2005, Montreal, QC.
  364. Kumar A.*, Sokhansanj S. Switchgrass delivery to a biorefinery using integrated biomass supply analysis and logistics (IBSAL) model. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2005, Tampa, Florida.
  365. Mani S*, Sokhansanj S, Bi X, Kumar A. A streamlined life cycle analysis of biomass densification. AIChE Annual Meeting, Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 2005, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
  366. Kumar A, Sokhansanj S, Flynn PC.* Development of a multi-criteria model for ranking biomass feedstock collection and logistics. 27th SBFC, May 1-4, 2005, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  367. Kumar A*. Innovation in biomass transport. Workshop on Biomass Feedstock Integration for Bio-industry in Canada, 4. 2005, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  368. Kumar A*, Sokhansanj S, Flynn PC. Ranking of biomass processing options by integration of economical, environmental and social factors. BIOCAP Canada Foundation’s 1st National Conference, Feb. 2-3. 2005, Ottawa, ON.
  369. Cameron JB, Kumar A*, Flynn PC. Scale Impacts on the economics of biomass utilization. BIOCAP Canada Foundation’s 1st National Conference, Feb. 2-3. 2005, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  370. Mani S*, Sokhansanj S, Bi X, Kumar A. Modeling of biomass drying process using alternative fuel sources. BIOCAP Canada Foundation’s 1st National Conference, Feb. 2-3. 2005, Ottawa, ON.
  371. Kumar A*. Outlook for biomass versus other fuels. 24th Annual Meeting - Forest Nursery Association of British Columbia, Sept. 27-29, 2004, Surrey, BC (invited).
  372. Cameron JB, Kumar A, Flynn PC*. Straw to power: economics and barriers – a Canadian case. ASAE/CSAE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 1-4, 2004, Ottawa, ON. (invited)(CF 1)
  373. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Large scale ethanol fermentation through pipeline delivery of corn stover. 26th SBFC, May 9-12, 2004, Chattanooga, TN, USA.
  374. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Pipeline transport and simultaneous saccharification of corn stover. 2nd World Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, Palazzo del Congressi, May 10-14, 2004, Rome, Italy.
  375. Cameron JB*, Kumar A*, Flynn PC. Does gasification improve the economics of biomass utilization? 2nd World Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, Palazzo del Congressi, May 10-14, 2004, Rome, Italy.
  376. Cameron JB, Kumar A, Flynn PC*. Overview of energy solutions. Forest Industry Conference – Alberta’s Forest and Mill Residual Fibre Supply, Nov. 27-28, 2003, Edmonton, AB.
  377. Kumar A, Cameron JB. Biopower for greenhouse gas mitigation. Environmental Research and Studies Centre News, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Nov. 2003, Vol. 3(3), pp. 2-3.
  378. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Pipeline transport of biomass. 25th SBFC, May 4-7, 2003, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA.
  379. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Pipelining biomass. Canadian Forest Service Northern Forestry Centre, Oct. 2003, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  380. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Biomass based power in Alberta. 9th Annual Composting Technology Center - Composting Conference, May 8-9, 2003, Olds, AB (invited).
  381. Cameron JB*, Kumar A.*, Flynn PC. Biomass utilization. Alberta Energy Research Institute and Alberta Environment, Feb. 2003, Edmonton, AB, (invited).
  382. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Optimum biomass power plant size in western Canada. 10th Biennial Bioenergy Conference, Sept. 22-26, 2002, Boise, Idaho, USA.
  383. Cameron JB*, Kumar A, Flynn PC. Optimizing technology for biomass for power generation, proceedings of the 12th European Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, June 17-21, 2002, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Vol. 1.
  384. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Biomass utilization in western Canada. ATCO Power, Feb. 2002, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  385. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Biomass utilization in western Canada. Canadian Forestry Service Northern Forestry Centre, Feb. 2002, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  386. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Biomass utilization in western Canada. EPCOR, Feb. 2002, Edmonton, AB (invited).