Conference and Other Presentations

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


  1. Ibadin EE*Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Comparative techno-economic assessment of CO2 capture from flue gas using amine and ammonia separation, abstract accepted for the 68th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 28-31, 2018, Toronto, ON.
  2. Alizadeh A*Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Co-processing of biomass-derived intermediates in a conventional refinery for the production of transportation fuels, abstract accepted for the 68th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 28-31, 2018, Toronto, ON.
  3. Javed K*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Investigating the mechanics of agricultural residue biomass-water mixtures flows while hydro-transporting in vertical pipes, abstract accepted for the 2018 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  4. 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, accepted for the 2018 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  5. 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, accepted for the 2018 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  6. 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, accepted for the 2018 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  7. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Comparative techno-economic analyses of bio-coal production through wet and dry torrefaction processes of different biomass feedstocks, accepted for the 2018 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-Aug. 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan USA.
  8. Patel M*, Oyedun A, Kumar A. Gupta R.  Comparative experimental and techno-economic analysis of production cost of renewable diesel from woody biomass and agricultural residue, accepted for the 15th International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites and Biorefining (ISBBB 2018), July 24-27, 2018, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
  9. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Comparative techno-economic analysis of bio-coal production through wet and dry torrefaction processes of different biomass feedstocks, abstract submitted to the 2018 CSBE/SCGAB AGM and Technical conference, July 22-25, 2018, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
  10. Safaei M*, Oni AO, Gemechu E, Kumar A. Energy and greenhouse gas emissions performances of bitumen extraction: solvent-based electromagnetic heating process, abstract submitted to the 2018 Energy & Sustainability 2018 Symposium & Industry Summit, June 21-22, 2018, Windsor, ON.
  11. Pankratz S, Kumar M, Oyedun AO, Gemechu E, Kumar A*. Life cycle assessment of algae-based diluent production in colder climate, abstract submitted to the 8th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, June 11-13, 2019, Seattle, USA.
  12. Davis M*, Kumar A, Development of GHG mitigation potential through energy efficiency improvement in Canada, abstract accepted for the Energy Summit 2018, May 30-31, 2018, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.
  13. Kumar M*, Javed K, Oyedun AO, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Can we marry pipeline transportation with hydrothermal processing?, abstract submitted to the 26th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition (EUBCE 2018), May 14-18, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  14. Alizadeh A*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Development of cost co-processing of bio-oil and crude oil in a conventional refinery, abstract submitted to the 26th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition (EUBCE 2018), May 14-18, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  15. Chiappori D*, Davies E, Kumar A. Development and application of GCAM-Canada model for future energy scenario analysis, presented at the Future Energy Systems Research Symposium, March 14, 2018, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  16. Vaezi M, Javed K, Pudasainee D, Mathanker A, Kumar A*, Gupta R. Integration of pipeline hydro-transport and hydrothermal conversion technologies to produce biofuels, poster presented at the Future Energy Systems Research Symposium, March 14, 2018, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  17. Mehedi TH*, Gemechu E, Kumar A, Bradley A, Bergerson J. Life cycle assessment of energy system transitions: the case of solar energy in Alberta, presented at the Future Energy Systems Research Symposium, March 14, 2018, Edmonton, Canada.
  18. Gemechu E *, Kumar A, Davies E. A framework to assess the sustainability of technologies under future energy system, presented at the Future Energy Systems Research Symposium, March 14, 2018, Edmonton, Canada.
  19. Gupta A*, Davis M, Kumar A, Davies E.  Integrated assessment of environmental footprints for energy scenarios, presented at the Future Energy Systems Research Symposium, March 14, 2018, Edmonton, Alberta Canada.
  20. 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, presented at the Future Energy Systems Research Symposium March 14, 2018, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
  21. Talaei A*, Pier D, Iyer AV, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Energy efficiency improvement and GHG emissions reduction in the cement industry, presented at the World Sustainable Energy Days, Feb. 28-Mar 2, 2018, Wels, Austria.
  22. 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, presented to the SPARK 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, Edmonton, AB. (poster)
  23. Patel P*Vaezi M, Kumar A. Assessing the potential to generate heat and electricity in an integrated waste-to-value added facility in Alberta, presented at the SPARK 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB. (poster)
  24. Nimana BVerma ADi Lullo G*, Rahman MMCanter CEOlateju BZhang H, Kumar A. Life cycle analysis of bitumen transportation to refineries by rail and pipeline, presented at the SPARK 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB. (poster)
  25. Pankratz S*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic analysis of algae cultivation, presented at the SPARK 2017 Conference Nov. 6-8 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  26. Kumar M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic and lifecycle analyses of the production of hydrogen and diluents from algae biomass for oil sands use, presented at the SPARK 2017 Conference Nov. 6-8 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  27. Radpour S*, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Market penetration modeling of bitumen extraction technologies into Alberta's oil sands industry, presented at the Spark 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  28. Talaei A*, Oni A, Roychaudhuri PS, Rutherford J, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar, A. Identification of best energy efficiency opportunities in Alberta’s petroleum refining sector, presented at the SPARK 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  29. 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, presented at the SPARK Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB. (poster)
  30. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Large scale pipeline hydrotransport of biomass feedstock to bio-based energy facilities, presented at the SPARK 2017 Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2017, Edmonton, AB. (poster)
  31. 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, presented at the SPARK 2017 conference, Nov 6-8, Edmonton, AB.
  32. Soiket MIH*, Kumar A. Well-to-tank (WTT) energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the vapor solvent oil sands extraction process, presented at the SPARK 2017 Conference. Nov. 6-8, Edmonton, AB.
  33. Di Lullo G, Oni AO, Kumar A. Developing a framework for natural gas transmission GHG life cycle assessments, presented at the 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  34. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Measuring agricultural residue and woodchips biomass slurry flows critical velocity in pipelines using high-frequency impedancemetry approach, presented at the 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  35. Ibadin EE*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic analysis of carbon capture of flue gases from coal and natural gas using amine separation, presented at the 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  36. Di Lullo G, AO Oni, Kumar A. Which crudes have the lowest GHG emission intensity? A discussion on perspective, presented at the 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  37. 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, presented at the 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, October 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  38. Sapkota K*, Oni OA, Kumar A. Assessment of natural gas supply chains from Canada to Europe, presented at the 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2017, Edmonton, AB
  39. Talaei A*, Akbari M, Shafique U, Kumar A. Bioenergy development in Alberta: Opportunities and challenges, presented at ICSET 2015, 2nd International Conference on Substantial Environmental Technologies, Aug. 17-18, Toronto, Canada.
  40. Di Lullo G*, Oni OA, Zhang H, Kumar A. Quantifying uncertainty in life cycle assessments of transportation fuels, presented at the EPA 2017 International Emissions Inventory Conference, Aug. 14-18, 2017, Baltimore, MD.
  41. Nogueira E Jr*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Water footprint of diluent and hydrogen production via thermochemical conversion of algae, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference, Aug. 6-10, 2017, Winnipeg, MB.
  42. Morato T*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Assessing the potential to generate energy from agricultural residue biomass in Bolivia, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting Technical Conference, Aug. 6-10, 2017, Winnipeg, MB.
  43. Patel P*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Assessing the potential to generate heat and electricity from the wastes produced in Alberta industrial heartlands, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting Technical Conference, Aug. 6-10, 2017, Winnipeg, MB.
  44. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Comparative assessment of pipeline hydro-transport of biomass feedstock – an overview of 8 years experimental and techno-economic studies, presented at the ASABE 2017 Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  45. Javed K*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Pipeline hydro transport of wheat straw biomass in vertical pipes, presented at the ASABE 2017 Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  46. Oyedun AO*, Kumar A. Techno-economic comparative assessment of production of oxymethylene ethers (OME) from renewable and non-renewable feedstocks,  presented at the ASABE 2017 Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  47. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic analysis of ammonia production from black liquor gasification and co-gasification with pulp and waste sludges, presented at the ASABE 2017 Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  48. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Comparative techno-economic analysis of bio-coal production through dry and wet torrefaction of biomass feedstocks, presented at the ASABE 2017 Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  49. Patel M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Production of renewable diesel from woody biomass and agricultural residue: a techno-economic analysis comparative study, presented at the ASABE 2017 Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  50. Kumar M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno-economic analysis of the production of hydrogen from hydrothermal gasification of algal biomass, presented at the ASABE 2017 Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  51. Mahbub N*, Oyedun AO, Zhang H, Kumar A. Uncertainty in life cycle GHG emissions of biofuels due to coproduct utilization, presented at the ASABE 2017 Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.
  52. Oyedun AO*, Kumar A, Oestreich D, Arnold U. Production of oxymethylene ether (OME) from different lignocellulosic biomass - A comparative techno-economic assessment, presented at 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.
  53. Pankratz S,* Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Development of analytical model to predict microalgae growth in open pond raceway systems based on local solar irradiance, presented at The 7th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, June 18-21, 2017, Miami, FL, USA.
  54. Kumar A. Bioenergy and Biofuels, presented at the Joint Workshop, Tsinghua University-University of Alberta, Energy and Environment, March 24 2017, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (invited).
  55. Kumar A. Energy Systems, presented at the Joint Workshop, Tsinghua University-University of Alberta, Energy and Environment, March 24 2017, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (invited).
  56. Di Lullo G*, Kumar A. A comparative assessment of uncertainties in the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of transportation fuels, presented at the COSIA Oil Sands Summit 2017, Mar 21-22, 2017, Calgary, AB.
  57. Thaker S*, Kumar A. Assessment of cost of electricity with a thermal storage system, presented at the NSERC Energy Storage Technology (NEST) Network Conference, Feb. 27, 2017, Waterloo, ON.
  58. Kapila S*, Kumar A. Development of techno-economic models for assessment of large scale storage systems, presented at the NSERC Energy Storage Technology (NEST) Network Conference, Feb. 27, 2017, Waterloo, ON.
  59. Kumar A. Waste to biofuels: Thermo-catalytic reforming (TCR) technology, presented at the Technology Showcase: Clean Energy and Waste Conversion Innovation, Waste Management Centre, Feb. 16, 2017, Edmonton, AB.
  60. Kumar A. Energy systems approach to biomass pathways, presented at the 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).
  61. Moronkeji A*,Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Assessment of GHG mitigation options in an electricity generation mix, presented at the Energy, Utility & Environment Conference, Feb. 8-10, 2017, San Diego, CA.
  62. Kumar A. Development of a modeling framework for assessment of GHG mitigation options in the context of a global energy strategy. Keynote presented at The 7th BSME International Conference, Dec. 22-24, 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh (invited).
  63. Davis M, Ahiduzzaman M*, Kumar A. Mapping energy flow from primary fuel to end use, presented at the 7th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dec. 22-24, 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  64. Ahiduzzaman M*, Kumar A. GHG emission reduction and health co-benefits from the transportation sector, presented at the 7th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dec. 22-24, 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  65. Vaezi M*, Ullah MA, Kumar A. Sustainability of the biogas industry in Alberta - A techno-economic assessment, presented at the Biogas White Paper Workshop, Dec. 13, 2016, Airdrie, Alberta.
  66. Kumar A, Scherer S. Overview of energy system research with a focus on bioenergy, presented at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen University, Nov. 20, 2016, Aachen, Germany.
  67. Agrawal N*, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Development of WEAP model for assessment of water efficient technologies in power generation sector, presented at the 2016 Annual American Water Resources Association Conference, Nov. 13-17, 2016, Orlando, FL.
  68. Kumar A. Overview of energy system research with a focus on bioenergy, presented at the Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass Seminar, Nov. 10, 2016, Aachen University, Aachen, Germany (invited).
  69. Oyedun AO, Kumar A*. Biohydrogen from Alberta’s biomass resources for bitumen upgrading, presented at the BioCleanTech Forum, Nov. 1-3, 2016, Ottawa, Canada (invited).
  70. Zhang H*, Khan MM, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment of municipal solid waste utilization pathways, presented at the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM) 2016 International Annual Conference, Oct. 26-29, 2016, Concord, North Carolina.
  71. Pankratz S*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Modeling algae in a Canadian context – ponds and photobioreactors, presented at the ABO - Algae Biomass Organization Summit, Oct 23-26, 2016, Phoenix, AZ.
  72. Oni AO*, Kumar A. Development of a bitumen upgrading and refining model for estimation of energy consumptions and GHG emissions, presented at the 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 16-19, 2016, Quebec City, QC.
  73. 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, presented at the 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 16-19, 2016, Quebec City, QC.
  74. 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, presented at the 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 16-19, Quebec City, QC.
  75. Soiket MIH*, Zhang H, Oni A, Kumar A. Energy consumption greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the new oil sands extraction process: N-solv, presented at the 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 16-19, 2016, Quebec City, QC.
  76. 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, presented at the 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 16-19, 2016, Quebec City, QC.
  77. 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, presented at the ASABE 2016 Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  78. Patel M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A, Gupta R. Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and pyrolysis kinetic study of aspen and pine hardwood, presented at the ASABE 2016 Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  79. 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, presented at the ASABE 2016 Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  80. 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, presented at the ASABE 2016 Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  81. Javed K*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Pipeline hydrotransport of wheat straw biomass in vertical and inclined pipes, presented at the ASABE 2016 Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  82. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. An experimental study on pipeline hydro-transport of forest harvesting residues woodchips to a biomass conversion facility, presented at the ASABE 2016 Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  83. Patel M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Techno economic analysis of bio-oil production from poplar hardwood for renewable diesel in Western Canada, presented at the ASABE 2016 Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  84. Kumar M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Hydrothermal liquefaction of biomass to biofuels: A techno-economic analysis, presented at the ASABE 2016 Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
  85. Kumar A*, Scherer S. Biobattery – Decentralized production of fuel from waste, presented at the Waste to Value-Added Products Workshop: Thermal Conversion Technologies for Small Communities, Alberta Innovates - Energy and Environment Solutions, July 13, 2016, Edmonton, AB (invited).
  86. Ullah M*, Vaezi M, Kumar A. Conversion of food processing waste to energy and fuels, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference, July 3-6, 2016, Halifax, NS.
  87. Akbari M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar, A. Production of synthetic natural gas (SNG) from pulping black liquor: a techno-economic analysis, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference, July 3-6, 2016, Halifax, NS.
  88. Kumar A. Development of life cycle net energy ratio of ES technologies, presented at the NSERC Energy Storage Technology Network conference, June 2016, Toronto, ON (invited).
  89. Patel M*, Kumar A. Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and pyrolysis kinetic study of corn stover and wheat straw, presented at the Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium (FEGRS 2016), June 22-23, 2016, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
  90. 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, presented at the Seventh Annual Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium (FEGRS 2016), June 22-23, 2016, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
  91. Olateju B, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment and cost of pipeline vs rail transport of bitumen, presented at the biennial Joint Canadian Crude Quality Technical Association (CCQTA) - Crude Oil Quality Association (COQA) meeting, June 7-10, 2016, the Delta Edmonton Centre Hotel. Edmonton, AB, Canada (invited).
  92. Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A*, Spence JC. Assessment of impacts of increased physical activity on greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector, presented at the ISBNPA 2016 Symposia, June 8-11, 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.
  93. Radpour S*, Mondal MAM, Kumar A. Development of market penetration for high energy efficiency technologies in Alberta’s residential sector, presented at ICSREE 2016, 18th International conference on sustainable and renewable energy engineering, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, Canada.
  94. Radpour S*, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Development of a framework for assessment of market penetration of oil sands energy technologies in the mining sector, presented at ICSREE 2016, 18th International Conference on Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, Canada.
  95. Talaei A*, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Assessment of greenhouse gas mitigation potential in Alberta’s chemical industry, presented at ICSREE 2016, 18th International Conference on Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, Canada.
  96. Lotfizadeh H*, McDonald A, Kumar A. Technical analysis of combined solar water heating systems for cold climate regions, presented at ICSREE 2016, 18th International Conference on Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, Canada.
  97. Davis MB*, Kumar A. Development of a comprehensive energy model for Canada, presented at ICSREE 2016, 18th International Conference on Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, Canada.
  98. Talaei A*, Ahiduzzaman M, Kumar A. Energy efficiency measures in Canada’s iron and steel industry, presented at ICSREE 2016, 18th International Conference on Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, May 16-17, 2016, Montreal, Canada.
  99. Dar A*, Agrawal N, Kumar A. Development of water-energy nexus models for future expansion in Alberta’s petroleum sector, presented at the COSIA Water Conference 2016, March 22-23, 2016, Calgary, Alberta.
  100. Kumar A. Energy and environmental systems modelling for Canada’s energy sector, presented to NRCan-OEE, April 6, 2016, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  101. Kumar A. Energy systems modelling using the LEAP model for Canada’s energy sector, presented to the Economic Analysis Directorate, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), April 7, 2016, Gatineau, QC (invited).
  102. Kumar A. Energy systems modelling – life cycle assessment, presented to the Energy and Transportation Directorate, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), April 7, 2016, Gatineau, QC (invited).
  103. Kumar, A.* Biobattery – decentralized production of fuel from waste, presented at the FRAUNHOFER-UAlberta Collaborative Workshop, Shaw Conference Centre, Nov. 24, 2015, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (invited).
  104. Vaezi M*, Kabir R, Ankur A, Kumar A. Monitoring moisture and inorganic contents of forest harvest residues for energy production purposes, presented at the 2015 BCN-AI Bio Conference: Bioindustrial Innovations: Unlocking Value and Tackling Climate Change, Nov. 22-25, 2015, Edmonton, Canada.
  105. Ghatora S*, Kumar M, Vaezi M, Kumar A, Bressler D. Monitoring sugar release during pipeline hydro-transport of wheat straw, presented at the 2015 BCN-AI Bio Conference: Bioindustrial Innovations: Unlocking Value and Tackling Climate Change, Nov. 22-25, 2015, Edmonton, Canada.
  106. Akbari M*, Jain S, Kumar A. Opportunities for integration of forest by-products with conventional industry, presented at the 2015 BCN-AI Bio Conference: Bioindustrial Innovations: Unlocking Value and Tackling Climate Change, Nov. 22-25, 2015, Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, Canada.
  107. Seif A*, Lipsett MG, Kumar A. Assessment of reliability and energy intensity development for oil sands haul truck of surface mining in Alberta, presented at the ASQ Quality Conference, Nov. 6, 2015, Calgary, Canada.
  108. DiLullo G*, Nimana BS, Kumar A. Uncertainty analysis of Alberta's unconventional oil life cycle GHG emissions, presented at the 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 4-7, 2015, Calgary, Canada.
  109. Mahbub N*, Kumar A. Impact of biofuel coproduct utilization on life cycle GHG emissions, presented at the 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 4-7, 2015, Calgary, Canada.
  110. DiLullo G*, Rahman, MM, Kumar A. Uncertainty analysis of North American conventional oil life cycle GHG emissions, presented at the 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct.4-7, 2015, Calgary, Canada.
  111. Mahbub N*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment of OME (oxymethylene ether) synthesis from forest biomass as a diesel blend, presented at the 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 4-7, 2015, Calgary, Canada.
  112. Beugin D*, Kumar A*, Story-Bishoff J*. Economy-wide carbon policy, presented at the Economy-wide approaches for GHG reduction – Technical engagement session, Alberta’s Climate Leadership Discussions, McDougall Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, October 6, 2015 (invited).
  113. 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, presented at the 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 4-7, 2015, Calgary, Canada.
  114. Raj R*, Ghanderhariun S, Kumar A. Cost of shipping LNG to Asia-Pacific from Port of Kitimat, Canada by LNG carriers, presented at the 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 4-7, 2015, Calgary, Canada.
  115. Seif A*, Lipsett MG, Kumar A. Reliability and energy intensity development of critical sub-system equipment for oil sands mining, presented at the Accelerated Stress Testing and Reliability (ASTR) Conference, Sept. 9-11 2015, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
  116. Kumar A, Poganietz W-R, Arnold U. Energy system analysis, presented at the HAI International Research Partnership Symposium – Embassy of Canada, September 9, 2015, Berlin, Germany (invited).
  117. Talaei A*, Akbari M, Shafique HU, Kumar A. Bioenergy in Alberta: A modeling approach to analyze the current status and future trends, presented at the 2nd International Conference on Substantial Environmental Technologies, Aug. 17-18, 2015, Toronto, Canada.
  118. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Comparison of experimental results of pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural residue and wood chips biomass, presented at the 5th International Conference on Biorefinery – towards Bioenergy, Aug. 10-12, 2015, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  119. Oyedun AO*, Zhang X, Kumar A. Production of oxymethylene ethers from forest and agricultural biomass: A techno-economic comparative analysis, presented at the 5th International Conference on Biorefinery – towards Bioenergy, Aug. 10-12, 2015, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  120. Akbari M*, Jain S, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of biofuel production from different conversion pathways, presented at the 5th International Conference on Biorefinery – towards Bioenergy, Aug. 10-12, 2015, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  121. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural residue biomass based on experimental measurements, presented at the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  122. Patel M*, Zhang X, Kumar, A. A review of economics and environmental footprints of lignocellulosic biomass thermochemical conversion technologies, presented at the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  123. Kumar M*, Oyedun AO, Kumar, A. Hydrothermal liquefaction of pipeline-transported biomass feedstock, presented at the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  124. Patel M*, Kumar A. Techno-economic comparison of a centralized and distributed mobile pyrolysis system for conversion of hardwood, presented at the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  125. Kumar M*, Vaezi M, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Hydrothermal liquefaction of pipeline-transported biomass feedstock, presented at the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  126. Shahrukh SMH*, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Development of process model for assessment of steam treatment of biomass for pellet production, presented at the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  127. Vaezi M*, Nimana BS, Kumar A. Pipeline hydrotransport of agricultural residue and woodchips biomass: a comparative study, presented at the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  128. Agbor E, Zhang X, Oyedun AO*, Kumar A. Comparative assessment of co-firing biomass with coal and natural gas in Western Canada, presented at the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  129. Ghatora S, Kumar M, Vaezi M, Kumar A, Bressler D. Monitoring sugar release during pipeline hydro-transport of wheat straw, presented at the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  130. Khan MM*, Kumar A. Assessment of municipal solid waste (MSW) utilization for the Town of St. Paul presented to the Town of St. Paul, St. Paul, Alberta, Canada, July 17, 2015 (invited).
  131. Agbor E*, Oyedun AO, Zhang X, Kumar A. Comparative analysis of co-firing biomass with coal and natural gas in Western Canada, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  132. Kumar M*, Vaezi M, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Review of hydro-thermal processing technologies, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  133. Akbari M*, Jain S, Kumar A. Opportunities for integration of forest by-products with conventional industry, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  134. Pankratz S*, Oyedun A, Zhang X, Kumar A. Algae production platforms for Canada’s northern climate, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  135. Khan M*, Jain S, Kumar A. Development of decision making model for utilization of municipal solid waste, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  136. Ullah, MA*, Jain S, Kumar A. Assessment of potential of waste from food processing industry in Alberta, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  137. Akbari M*, Jain S, Kumar A. Black liquor gasification based integration of Kraft pulp mill of Alberta, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  138. Kumar M*, Vaezi M, Oyedun AO, Kumar A. Review of hydro-thermal processing technologies, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  139. Jain S, Khan M, Ullah MA*, Kumar A. Assessment of biomass resource potential in Alberta and Saskatchewan, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  140. Oyedun AO*, Zhang X, Kumar A, Oestreich D, Arnold U. Biomass-derived oxymethylene ethers as diesel additives: A techno-economic assessment, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  141. Patel M*, Kumar A. Review on production of hydrogenation-derived renewable diesel from bio-oil, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  142. 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 8)
  143. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Investigation of pipeline hydrotransport of agricultural residue biomass for production of fuels and chemicals, presented at the CSBE/SCGAB Technical Conference and AGM 2015, Innovation in Water, Energy and Biosystems (iWEB) Positioning the Globe for 2050, July 5-8, 2015, Edmonton, AB.
  144. Talaei A, Mondal MAH, Kumar A. Canadian energy system model: detailed analysis of current status, presented at the 4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015), May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  145. Talaei A, Mondal MAH, Kumar A. Energy efficiency measures in Canada’s iron and steel industry, presented at the 4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015), May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  146. Dar A, Mondal MAH, Kumar A. The development of a water-energy nexus model for the power and petroleum sectors, presented at the 4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015), May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  147. Radpour S, Subramanyam V, Mondal MAH, Kumar A. The identification of energy efficient technologies to mitigate GHG emissions in Alberta’s mining sector, presented at the 4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015), May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  148. Shafique HU, Mondal MAH, Kumar A, The development of tools for the assessment of GHG mitigation options for Alberta’s pulp and paper sector, presented at the 4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015), May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  149. Radpour S, Subramanyam V, Mondal MAH, Kumar A. Investigation of GHG mitigation opportunities in Alberta’s residential sector, presented at the 4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015), May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  150. Talaei A, Subramanyam V, Kumar A. The development of a LEAP model to assess GHG mitigation scenarios in Alberta’s transportation sector, presented at the 4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015), May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, QC.
  151. Kumar A*. Overview of Research Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering, presented at the World University Network (WUN) Workshop on Health Promoting Responses to Climate Change, Auckland, New Zealand, April 20-22, 2015 (invited).
  152. Kumar A*. Overview of Research Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering, presented to MEG Energy, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, March 15, 2015 (invited).
  153. Kumar A*. Overview of NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering, presented at the Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) Lunch and Learn Session, Calgary, AB, Jan. 22, 2015 (invited).
  154. Canter CE*, Kumar, A. Impact of fugitive emissions on the greenhouse gas emissions of conventional crudes, presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 16-21, 2014, Atlanta.
  155. Nimana BS*, Canter CE, Kumar, A. Well to wheel life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions of transportation fuels from Canadian oil sands, presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 16-21, 2014, Atlanta.
  156. Rahman MM*, Kumar A. A life-cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions for transportation fuels from North American conventional crudes, presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 16-21, 2014, Atlanta.
  157. Ali B*, Kumar, A. Comparative assessment for water demand for coal and natural gas abased power generation pathways, presented at the 2014 AWRA Annual Conference, Nov. 3-6, 2014, Tysons Corner, VA, USA.
  158. Dar A*, Kumar A. Development of energy-water nexus model for assessment of water demand and supply for oil sands sector, presented at the 2014 AWRA Annual Conference, Nov. 3-6, 2014, Tysons Corner, VA, USA.
  159. Talaei A*, Subramanyam V, Kumar A. Development of LEAP model for assessment of GHG mitigation scenarios in Alberta’s transportation sector, presented at the International Conference on Transportation Innovation – Connectivity Driving Future Transportation, October 21-22, 2014, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  160. Vaezi M*, Kumar. A. Pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural residue biomass, presented at the 2014 Biorefining Conversions Network conference, Oct. 21-23, 2014, Banff, AB.
  161. Jain S*, Akbari M, A. Opportunities for integration of forest by-products with conventional industry, presented at the 2014 Biorefining Conversions Network conference, Oct. 21-23, 2014, Banff, AB.
  162. Mahbub N*, Kumar A. Co-product use of ethanol produced from wheat grain in Alberta, presented at the 2014 64th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Niagara Falls, ON.
  163. Rahman MM, Kumar A. Comparative analysis of well-to-wheel greenhouse gas emissions for transportation fuels reported by different life-cycle assessment studies, presented at the 2014 64th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Niagara Falls, ON.
  164. 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, presented at the 2014 64th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Niagara Falls, ON.
  165. Ghandehariun S*, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment of hydrogen production using wind energy, presented at the 2014 64th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Niagara Falls, ON.
  166. Wong A*, Kumar A. Life-cycle assessment of renewable diesel production from lignocellulosic biomass, presented at the 2014 64th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Niagara Falls, Ontario.
  167. Mohajerani S*, Ghandehariun S, Kumar A. Economic analysis of gas to liquid and coal to liquid processes, presented at the 2014 International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, October 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  168. 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, presented at the 2014 International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, October 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  169. Kumar A. Development of large scale biorefinery through pipeline hydraulic transportation of biomass, presented at the Biological Solutions Forum organized by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions and Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC), Oct. 1-2, 2014, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  170. Patel M*, Wong A, Kumar A. Techno-economic and life cycle assessment of renewable diesel production from lignocellulosic biomass in western Canada, presented at the Biological Solutions Forum organized by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions and Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC), Oct. 1-2, 2014, Edmonton, Alberta.
  171. 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, presented at the Biological Solutions Forum organized by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions and Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC), Oct. 1-2, 2014, Edmonton, Alberta.
  172. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural reside biomass to a biorefinery, presented at the Biological Solutions Forum organized by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions and Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC), Oct. 1-2, 2014, Edmonton, Alberta.
  173. Pankratz S*, Zhang X, Kumar A. A review of algae production and harvesting technologies for Canada, presented at the Algae Biomass Summit, September 29-October 2, 2014, San Diego, California, USA.
  174. Zhang X*, Kumar A, Oestreich D, Arnold U, Sauer J. Thermodynamic study on synthesis of biomass into oxymethylene ethers as diesel additives, presented at The 4th Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative Energy and Environment Science Forum, Sept. 29-30, 2014, Edmonton, Alberta.
  175. Mahbub N*, Zhang X, Kumar A. A life cycle assessment of oxymethylene ethers (OME) synthesis from biomass-derived syngas as a diesel additive, presented at The 4th Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative Energy and Environment Science Forum, Sept. 29-30, 2014, Edmonton, Alberta.
  176. Ghandehariun S*, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment of hydrogen production from wind energy, presented at The 4th Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative Energy and Environment Science Forum, Sept. 29-30, 2014, Edmonton, Alberta.
  177. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. An experimental study on pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural residue to a biorefinery, presented at the 19th International Conference on Hydrotransport, Sept. 24-26, 2014, Golden, Colorado, USA.
  178. Agbor E*, Kumar A. A techno-economic assessment of biomass co-firing in Western Canada, presented at the 2014 ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, Quebec.
  179. Patel M*, Kumar A. A techno-economic analysis of bio oil production from woody biomass for renewable diesel production in western Canada, presented at the 2014 ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, Quebec.
  180. Zhang X*, Kumar A. Energy and exergy analysis on biomass-derived oxymethylene ethers as diesel additives, presented at the 2014 ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, Quebec.
  181. Shahrukh SMH*, Kumar, A. Development of process model for assessment of steam treatment of biomass for pellet production, presented at the 2014 ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, Quebec.
  182. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. The development of pressure drop correlations for the flow of agricultural waste biomass slurries in pipes, presented at the 2014 ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, Quebec.
  183. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural waste biomass: Lessons learned from a 5-year experimental study, presented at the 2014 ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, 2014, Montreal, Quebec.
  184. Kumar A.* Energy and environmental systems modeling for making better energy choices, presented at the 2014 1st International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics, July 8-10, 2014, Aberdeen, Scotland (invited).
  185. Kumar A*. Overview of NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering, presented to Office of Energy Efficiency – Natural Resources Canada and Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions, June 19, 2014, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  186. Zhang X*, Kumar A, Arnold U, Sauer J. Biomass-derived oxymethylene ethers (OMEs) as diesel additives: A thermodynamic analysis, presented at The 6th International Conference on Applied Energy – No. 944 - ICAE2014, May 30-June 2, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan.
  187. Kumar A*. Techno-economic assessment and process modeling of superheated steam processed lignocellulosic biomass for pellet production, presented at BioFuelNet Canada’s Advanced Biofuels Symposium, May 27-29, 2014, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  188. Kumar A*. Development of integrated economic and environmental metrics for assessment of energy pathways, presented to the Technology-Information-Policy Committee - Government of Alberta Meeting, Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions (AI-EES), April 11, 2014, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  189. Khan MM*, Kumar A. Optimal siting of solid waste-to-energy facilities using GIS-based assessment, presented at the 29th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, March 30-April 2, 2014, Philadelphia, PA.
  190. Kumar A*. Overview of NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering, presented to WestJet Airlines, Feb. 7, 2014, Calgary, Alberta (invited).
  191. Kumar A*. Overview of NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair Program in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering, presented to Capital Power Corporation, Jan.15, 2014, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  192. Canter CE*, Kumar A. Fugitive emissions from conventional oil wells, presented to Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (AI-EES), November 12, 2013, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  193. Kumar, A*. Innovative industry and academic partnerships: explore value-added solutions, presented at the 2013 Biorefining Conversions Network conference, Nov. 5-7, 2013, Banff, AB (invited).
  194. Kumar, A*. Opportunities for integration of forest by-products with conventional industry, presented at the 2013 Biorefining Conversions Network conference, Nov. 5-7, 2013, Banff, AB.
  195. Ghatora S*, Vaezi M, Kumar A, Bressler D. Sugar-release during pipeline hydro-transportation of agricultural biomass, presented at the 2013 Biorefining Conversions Network conference, Nov. 5-7, 2013, Banff, AB.
  196. Vaezi M*, Kabir R, Ankur A, Kumar\. A. Monitoring moisture and inorganic contents of forest harvest residues for energy production purposes, presented at the 2013 Biorefining Conversions Network conference, Nov. 5-7, 2013, Banff, AB.
  197. Ali B*, Kumar A. Development of life cycle water footprint for power generation from geothermal and solar energy, presented at the 2013 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference, Nov. 4-6, 2013, Portland, OR, USA.
  198. Dar A*, Kumar A. Development of water flow Sankey diagram through modeling of water demand and supply, presented at the 2013 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference, Nov. 4-6, 2013, Portland, OR, USA.
  199. Ali B*, Kumar A. Development of life cycle water footprint for oil production pathways, presented at the 2013 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference, Nov. 4-6, 2013, Portland, OR, USA.
  200. Kumar, A*. Development of integrated energy and environmental planning model, presented at the COSIA Workshop, Oct. 30, 2013, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  201. Dar A*, Kumar A. Development of water demand and supply model for future expansion in industrial sector, presented at the COSIA Workshop, Oct. 30, 2013, Edmonton, Alberta.
  202. Ali, B*, Kumar, A. Development of forecasting model for water demand of oil sands in Alberta, presented at the COSIA Workshop, Oct. 30, 2013, Edmonton, Alberta.
  203. Nimana BS*, Kumar A. Comparative analysis of methodologies and assumptions in life cycle assessment models for oil sands, presented at the 63rd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 20-23, 2013, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  204. Verma A*, Olateju B, Kumar A. Life cycle assessment of hydrogen production from underground coal gasification, presented at the 63rd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 20-23, 2013, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  205. Rahman MM*, Canter CE, Kumar A. Comparison of fugitive emissions in production and utilization of various North American conventional crude oils, presented at the 63rd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 20-23, 2013, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  206. Bonyad, M, A*. Development of a modeling framework for assessment of GHG mitigation options in agricultural and forestry sectors, presented at the Biological Solutions Forum, Oct. 9-10, 2013, Calgary, Alberta (invited)
  207. Bonyad, M, Paramashivan, D*, Kumar, A. Energy efficiency opportunities in Alberta’s agriculture sector, presented at the Biological Solutions Forum, Oct. 9-10, 2013, Calgary, Alberta.
  208. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Biomass delivery cost through pipeline based on experimental measurement, presented to 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  209. Patel M*, Kumar A. Hydrogenation-derived renewable diesel production from bio-oil: A review, presented to 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  210. Thakkar J*, Kumar A, Ghatora S. Techno-economic assessment of charcoal production for carbon sequestration, presented to 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  211. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Pipeline hydro-transportation of agricultural biomass: an experimental study, presented to 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  212. Thakkar J*, Kumar A, Ghatora S. Net energy ratio of charcoal production from agricultural biomass, presented to 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  213. Agbor E*, Kumar A. Biomass co-firing with coal: A review, presented to the CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference – Interdisciplinary Engineering Working together to develop sustainable solutions, July 7 -10, 2013, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  214. 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, presented to the CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference – Interdisciplinary Engineering Working together to develop sustainable solutions, July 7 -10, 2013, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  215. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Pipeline hydro-transportation of agricultural biomass: an experimental study, presented to the CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference – Interdisciplinary Engineering Working together to develop sustainable solutions, July 7 -10, 2013, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  216. Ali B*, Kumar A. Life cycle water consumption from gas-fired power generation, presented to the 2013 CMOS-CGU-CWRA Congress, May 26-30, 2013, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  217. Kumar A*. Techno-economic assessment and process modeling of superheated steam processed lignocellulosic biomass for pellet production, presented at the BioFuelNet Annual General Meeting – SEES Workshop, July 17, 2013, Ottawa, Ontario (invited).
  218. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of pipeline hydro-transportation of agricultural biomass based on experimental research, presented to the 35rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, April 29-May 2, 2013, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  219. Kumar A*. Biomass logistics, presented at the Alberta Biomaterials Development Centre (ABDC) Workshop – Biomass: Securing a sustainable supply, March 5, 2013, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  220. Kumar A*. Energy supply chains, presented at the Alberta-Tsinghua University Workshop, Feb. 18-19, 2013, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (invited).
  221. Kumar A*. The importance of energy and environmental systems modeling in Alberta, presented at the Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (AI-EES) Technology Talks, Nov. 6, 2012, Calgary, Alberta (invited).
  222. 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.
  223. Olateju B*, Kumar A. Life cycle energy intensity modeling of carbon capture and sequestration systems, presented at the 62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 14-17, 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  224. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Comparative assessment of supply and logistics of processed forms of biomass to a biorefinery, presented at the 62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 14-17, 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  225. Thakkar J*, Kumar A. Biomass conversion to charcoal for carbon sequestration, presented at the 62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 14-17, 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  226. Subramanyam V, Radpour S, Bonyad M, Kumar A*. GHG emission modeling using the LEAP model, presented to Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions, Oct. 5, 2012, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  227. Olateju B*, Kumar A. Sustainable hydrogen production from underground coal gasification in western Canada with carbon capture and sequestration for bitumen upgrading, presented at the 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET-2012), September 2-5, 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  228. Olateju B*, Kumar A. Hydrogen production from wind power in Western Canada, presented at the 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET-2012), September 2-5, 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  229. Kumar A*. Development of a large scale biorefinery for production of fuels and chemicals, presentation at Department of Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Aug. 1, 2012, Bombay, India (invited).
  230. Kumar A*. Development of a large scale biorefinery for production of fuels and chemicals, presentation at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, July 27, 2012, Kharagpur, India (invited).
  231. Ali B*, Kumar A. Development of life cycle water demand coefficients for coal based power generation technologies, presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) and Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU) Conference – “Earth, Wind and Water – Elements of Life,” June 5-8, 2012, Banff, Alberta.
  232. Singh S, Kumar A, Ali B*. Assessment of water demand in biofuel production scenarios in Alberta, presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) and Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU) Conference – “Earth, Wind and Water – Elements Life,” June 5-8, 2012, Banff, Alberta.
  233. Ali B*, Kumar A. Development of water demand forecasting model for energy sector, presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) and Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU) Conference – “Earth, Wind and Water – Elements of Life,” June 5-8, 2012, Banff, Alberta.
  234. Kabir R, Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Variation in moisture and inorganic content in forest residues piles, presented at the NABEC-CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference, July 15-18, Orillia, Ontario, 2012.
  235. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Bressler D. Sugar loss in pipeline transportation of biomass, presented at the NABEC-CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference, July 15-18, Orillia, Ontario, 2012.
  236. Miller P*, Kumar A. Development of net energy ratios and emission factors for renewable diesel production pathways, presented at 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  237. Sultana A*, Kumar A. GIS-based assessment of winding factor for site selection of bioenergy facilities, presented at 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  238. Miller P*, Kumar A. Modeling of cost of producing hydrogenation-derived renewable diesel, presented at 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  239. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Logistics of multiple biomass feedstock delivery to a biofacility, presented at 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  240. Miller P*, Kumar A. Development of net energy ratios and emission factors for renewable diesel production pathways, presented at 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  241. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Optimal form of delivery of biomass to different sizes of biofacility, presented at 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  242. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Sieveless PSD analysis of knife-milled wheat straw and corn stover for pipeline hydro-transportation using digital image processing, presented at 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  243. Kumar A*. Energy and environmental modeling, presented to Alberta Energy, April 26, 2012, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  244. Miller P*, Kumar A. Techno-economic analysis of renewable diesel production from canola and camelina, presented at the World Sustainable Energy Days, Wels, Austria, Feb. 29 – Mar. 2, 2012.
  245. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Transportation of biomass material by pipeline to a large scale biorefinery, presented at the World Sustainable Energy Days, Feb. 29-Mar. 2, 2012, Wels, Austria.
  246. Kumar A*. NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering, presented to Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI-BIO), Feb. 11, 2012, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  247. Kumar A.* Reality check: At what scale we supply biorefineries by 2030, presented at the 3rd Annual Biorefining Conversions Network (BCN) Strategic Retreat, Rimrock Resort, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2011, Banff, Alberta (invited).
  248. Vaezi M*, Kumar A, Bressler D. Chemical characterization of pipelined biomass slurry, presented at the 3rd Annual Biorefining Conversions Network (BCN) Strategic Retreat, Rimrock Resort, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2011, Banff, Alberta.
  249. Kabir M*, Kumar A, Lieffers V. Characterization of forest harvest residues generated in Alberta, presented at the 3rd Annual Biorefining Conversions Network (BCN) Strategic Retreat, Rimrock Resort, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2011, Banff, Alberta.
  250. Subramanyam V, Kumar A.* Assessment of Alberta's energy sector with LEAP model, presented at the Conference on the Assessment of the Future Energy Systems, Nov. 3-4, 2011, Calgary, Alberta.
  251. Olateju B*, Kumar A. Electrolytic hydrogen production from wind energy in Alberta for upgrading bitumen from oil sands, presented at the Conference on the Assessment of the Future Energy Systems, Nov. 3-4, 2011, Calgary, Alberta.
  252. Kumar A*. Modeling of energy and environmental systems with a focus on forecasting and planning, presented at the University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil, August 22-26, 2011 (invited).
  253. Kumar A*. Techno-economics of a biorefinery, presented at the University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil, Aug. 22-26, 2011 (invited).
  254. Miller P*, Sultana A, Kumar A. Optimum size of feedstock production and processing plant for biorefinery producing renewable diesel, presented at the 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  255. Sultana A, Miller P*, Kumar A. Development of delivery costs of feedstocks for renewable diesel plants, presented at the 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  256. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Development of a GIS model for locating a biorefinery, presented at the 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  257. Sultana A, Miller P*, Kumar A. A comparative assessment of oilseed feedstocks for renewable diesel production, presented at the 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  258. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Pressure drop for biomass pipeline transportation, presented at the 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  259. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Morphological and physical characteristics of wheat straw and corn stover for pipeline transport, presented at the 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  260. Malinga D, Kumar A.* Triticale as a feedstock for power production, presented at the 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  261. Kabir MR*, Kumar A. Energy and environmental impact assessment of biohydrogen production pathways, presented at the 2011 Canadian Society of Bioengineering (CSBE/SCGAB) Annual Meeting and Technical Conference, July 10-13, 2011, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  262. Singh S, Kumar A, Ali B.* Assessment of biomass conversion pathways based on energy and water requirement, presented at the 2011 Canadian Society of Bioengineering (CSBE/SCGAB) Annual Meeting and Technical Conference, July 10-13, 2011, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  263. Singh S, Kumar A*, Ali B. Comparative assessment of biomass conversion pathway based on water requirement, presented at the 64th Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) National Conference – “Our Water – Our Life – The Most Valuable Resource”, June 27-30, 2011, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
  264. Sarkar S, Kabir R, Olateju B, Kumar A*. Hydrogen production from renewable sources in Alberta, presented at the National Renewable Energy Delegation, Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions (AI-EES), June 21, 2011, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  265. Vaezi M*, Kumar A, Luk J. Pipeline transport of agricultural biomass – experimental results, presented at the 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, May 2-5, 2011, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  266. Vaezi M*, Kumar A, Bressler D. Sugar release during pipeline transport of biomass, presented at the 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, May 2-5, 2011, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  267. Kumar A.* Large scale biomass transport, presented at the 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).
  268. Kumar A.* Alberta’s forestry resource, presented at the 2nd Annual Biorefining Conversions Network Strategic Retreat, Nov. 7-9, 2010, Lake Louise, Alberta (invited keynote).
  269. Kumar A.* Biomass pre-processing, presented at the 2nd Annual Biorefining Conversions Network Strategic Retreat, Nov. 7-9, 2010, Lake Louise, Alberta (invited).
  270. Subramanyam V*, Kumar A. Development of potential GHG mitigation options for the Province of Alberta, presented at the 2010 60th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 24-27, 2010, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  271. Kabir MR*, Kumar A. Development of Sankey diagram for water flows in the Province of Alberta, presented at the 2010 60th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 24-27, 2010, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  272. Thakur A*, Kumar A. Energy and emission analysis of power generation from forest biomass, presented at the 2010 60th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 24-27, 2010, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  273. Sultana A*, Kumar A. A comparative assessment of transportation costs of various forms of biomass feedstocks, presented at the 2010 Pacific Northwest – ASABE Conference, Sept. 9-11, 2010, Lethbridge, Alberta.
  274. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Availability of agricultural residues in Alberta as feedstocks for a biorefinery, presented at the 2010 Pacific Northwest – ASABE Conference Sept. 9-11, 2010, Lethbridge, Alberta.
  275. Dassanayake M*, Kabir MR, Kumar A. Energy and emission analysis of triticale straw, presented at the 2010 Pacific Northwest – ASABE Conference Sept. 9-11, 2010, Lethbridge, Alberta.
  276. Bhogal A*, Kumar A. A review of algal biomass production technologies for biofuel production in Alberta, presented at the 2010 Pacific Northwest – ASABE Conference, Sept. 9-11, 2010, Lethbridge, Alberta.
  277. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Assessment of impact of density on transportation cost of biomass forms, presented at the 2010 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-23, 2010, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
  278. Vaezi M*, Kumar A. Characterization of cornstover and switchgrass slurries for pipeline transport, presented at the 2010 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-23, 2010, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
  279. Luk J*, Kumar A. Biomass transport by pipeline, presented at the 2010 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-23, 2010, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
  280. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Energy and emission analysis of production of agricultural pellet, presented at the 2010 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-23, 2010, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
  281. Thakkar J*, Kumar A. Biochar production for carbon sequestration, presented at the 17th World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR), June 13-17, 2010, Quebec City, Quebec.
  282. Dassanayake M*, Kumar A. Power from triticale straw, presented at the 17th World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR), June 13-17, 2010, Quebec City, Quebec.
  283. Kumar A*. Large scale biomass supply and logistics, presented at the Biomaterials Mini-Conference Series - “Green from the Ground Up”, Jan. 20, 2010, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  284. Kumar A*. Development of a large scale biorefinery, presented at the 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).
  285. Pootakham T, Kumar A*. Bio-oil as a carrier for bioenergy, presented at the Bioenergy Engineering Conference, Oct. 11-14, 2009, Bellevue, Washington, USA. (invited).
  286. Singh S, Kumar A*. Development of integrated water and energy requirement factors for bioenergy pathways, presented at the Bioenergy Engineering Conference, Oct. 11-14, 2009, Bellevue, Washington, USA.
  287. Ghafoori E, Flynn PC, Kumar A*. Economics of anaerobic digestion of manure, presented at the Tri-Provincial Manure Management Council, Manure Management Workshop, Oct. 21-22, 2009, Leduc, Alberta (invited).
  288. Luk J*, Kumar A. Properties of pipeline transported biomass material, presented at the Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference of the Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE), Brudenell River Resort, July 12-15, 2009, Prince Edward Island.
  289. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Ranking of lignocellulosic biomass pellets through multicriteria modeling, presented at the Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference of the Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE), Brudenell River Resort, July 12-15, 2009, Prince Edward Island.
  290. Subramanyam V*, Kumar A. Development of Sankey diagram for energy flows in Alberta through modeling, presented at the 2nd Climate Change Technology Conference, May 12-15, 2009, Hamilton, Ontario.
  291. Shikhar S*, Kumar A. Development of water consumption factors for biomass utilization pathways, presented at the 2nd Climate Change Technology Conference, May 12-15, 2009, Hamilton, Ontario.
  292. Safaei-Mohamadabadi H, Luk J*, Kumar A. Characterization of biomass slurries for pipeline transport, presented at the 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, USA.
  293. Sultana A*, Kumar A. Optimum size of biomass based pellet production plant, presented at the 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, USA.
  294. Safaei-Mohamadabadi H*, Luk J, Kumar A. Pipeline transportation of biomass materials to a large scale biorefinery, presented at the International Energy Agency (IEA) Task 42 (Biorefining) Meeting, Marriott Hotel, Sept. 17, 2008, Edmonton, Alberta, (invited).
  295. Sarkar S*, Kumar A. Comparison of techno-economic assessment of biohydrogen production from agricultural and forest biomass, presented at the 2008 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 29-July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
  296. Pootakham T*, Kumar A. Large scale transport of bio-oil by pipeline, presented at the 2008 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 29-July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
  297. Sarkar S, Kumar A*. Large-scale biohydrogen production in western Canada, presented at the Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition, June 3-5, 2008, Prince George, British Columbia.
  298. Kumar A*. Energy training to move life forward, presented at the Thirteenth Annual District Energy Conference, May 7-9, 2008, Calgary, Alberta (invited).
  299. Kumar A*, Flynn P. Bioenergy for Alberta, presented at the Forest Industry Sustainability Committee (FISC) Meeting, May 7, 2008, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  300. Kumar A*. Pipelining biomass to a biorefinery, presented at the University of California System-Wide Technology Transfer Forum in partnership with Canadian Consulate in California, Clean Technology, April 3, 2008, San Francisco, California (invited).
  301. Sarkar S*, Kumar A. Techno-economics of bio-hydrogen production in Alberta, presented at the 57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 28-31, 2007, Edmonton, Alberta.
  302. Tichkowsky T, Mohamadabadi HS*, Kumar A. Evaluation of GHG mitigation options in transportation sector through development of a multicriteria assessment model, presented at the 57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Oct. 28-31, 2007, Edmonton, Alberta.
  303. Sarkar S*, Kumar A. A review of techno-economics of bio-hydrogen production technologies, presented at the 2007 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 17-20, 2007, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
  304. Pootakham T*, Kumar A, Checkel M. D. A comparison of pipeline vs truck transport of bio-oil, presented at the 2007 ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 17-20, 2007, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
  305. Kumar A*. Pipelines: Moving biomass and energy, presented at the BIOCAP Conference – Towards a Sustainable Bioeconomy: Biosphere Solutions for Energy and the Environment, Crown Plaza Hotel, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2006, Ottawa, Ontario. (invited).
  306. Pootakham T*, Kumar A, Checkel M.D. Life cycle assessment of pipeline vs truck transport of bio-oil, presented at the BIOCAP Conference – Towards a Sustainable Bioeconomy: Biosphere Solutions for Energy and the Environment, Crown Plaza Hotel, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2006, Ottawa, Ontario.
  307. Searcy E*, Flynn PC, Ghafoori E. and Kumar A. The relative cost of bioenergy transport, presented at the BIOCAP Conference – Towards a Sustainable Bioeconomy: Biosphere Solutions for Energy and the Environment, Crown Plaza Hotel, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2006, Ottawa, Ontario.
  308. Kumar A*, Sultana A. Bioheat in Alberta – Techno-economic assessment, presented to Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, July 28, 2009, Edmonton, Alberta, (invited).
  309. Kumar A*. A conceptual comparison of bipower generation options, presented at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 9-12, 2006, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  310. Kumar A*. Techno-economic assessment of biofuel production from pine beetle infested trees in BC, presented at the 2006 CSBE-SCGAB Annual Meeting, July 16-19, 2006, Edmonton, Alberta.
  311. Luk J*, Kumar A. Greenhouse gas abatement cost of renewable energy technologies in Alberta, presented at the 2006 CSBE-SCGAB Annual Meeting, July 16-19, 2006, Edmonton, Alberta.
  312. Kumar A*. Bioenergy options for British Columbia, presented at the BC Bioenergy Strategy Meeting with Academic Community, Forintek Building, July 5, 2006, Vancouver, British Columbia (invited).
  313. Kumar A*. Biomass as a source for power and liquid fuels, presented at the Bioenergy Community Forum, Best Western Hotel, June 12, 2006, Quesnel, British Columbia, (invited).
  314. Kumar A*, Flynn PC, Sokhansanj S. British Columbia’s beetle infested pine: biomass feedstocks for producing power, presented at the BioEnergy Conference and Exhibition 2006, University of Northern British Columbia, May 31-June 1, 2006, Prince George, British Columbia.
  315. Kumar A*, Flynn PC, Sokhansanj S. Biopower generation in British Columbia: an opportunity of greenhouse gas mitigation, presented at the Climate Change Technology Conference, Ottawa Congress Center, May 10-12, 2006, Ottawa, Ontario. (CF 4)
  316. Searcy E*, Flynn PC, Ghafoori E, Kumar A. The relative cost of bioenergy transport, presented at the 28th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Nashville Airport Marriot, April 30-May 3, 2006, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
  317. Kumar A*. A conceptual comparison of bioenergy options using BC’s mountain pine beetle infested wood, presented at the BIOCAP - Research Integration Forum, Crown Plaza Hotel, April 27, 2006, Ottawa, Ontario, (invited).
  318. Kumar A, Sokhansanj S, Flynn PC. Feedstock availability and power costs associated with using BC’s beetle-infested pine, presented at the Conference of Parties (COP 11) – Parallel Session – Innovating for a Sustainable Bioeconomy at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, Dec. 7, 2005, Montreal, Quebec.
  319. Kumar A.*, Sokhansanj S. Switchgrass delivery to a biorefinery using integrated biomass supply analysis and logistics (IBSAL) model, paper presented at the 2005 ASAE Annual International Meeting, Tampa Convention Center, July 17-20, 2005, Tampa, Florida.
  320. Mani S*, Sokhansanj S, Bi X, Kumar A. A streamlined life cycle analysis of biomass densification, paper presented at at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting 2005, Cincinnati Convention Center, Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 2005, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA,.
  321. Kumar A, Sokhansanj S, Flynn PC.* Development of a multi-criteria model for ranking biomass feedstock collection and logistics, presented at the 27th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Denver, Marriott City Centre Hotel, May 1-4, 2005, Colorado, USA.
  322. Kumar A*. Innovation in biomass transport, presented at the Workshop on Biomass Feedstock Integration for Bio-industry in Canada, Crown Plaza Hotel, Feb. 4. 2005, Ottawa, ON (invited).
  323. Kumar A*, Sokhansanj S, Flynn PC. Ranking of biomass processing options by integration of economical, environmental and social factors, presented at the BIOCAP Canada Foundation’s 1st National Conference, Capturing Canada’s Green Advantage: Biosphere Solutions for Climate Change and the Economy, Crown Plaza Hotel, Feb. 2-3. 2005, Ottawa, Ontario.
  324. Cameron JB, Kumar A*, Flynn PC. Scale Impacts on the economics of biomass utilization, presented at the BIOCAP Canada Foundation’s 1st National Conference, Capturing Canada’s Green Advantage: Biosphere Solutions for Climate Change and the Economy, Crown Plaza Hotel, Feb. 2-3. 2005, Ottawa, Ontario (invited).
  325. Mani S*, Sokhansanj S, Bi X, Kumar A. Modeling of biomass drying process using alternative fuel sources, presented at the BIOCAP Canada Foundation’s 1st National Conference, Capturing Canada’s Green Advantage: Biosphere Solutions for Climate Change and the Economy, Crown Plaza Hotel, Feb. 2-3. 2005, Ottawa, Ontario.
  326. Kumar A*. Outlook for biomass versus other fuels, presented at the 24th Annual Meeting - Forest Nursery Association of British Columbia, The Sheraton Guildford, Sept. 27-29, 2004, Surrey, British Columbia (invited).
  327. Cameron JB, Kumar A, Flynn PC*. Straw to power: economics and barriers – a Canadian case, presented at the 2004 American Association of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE)/Canadian Association of Agricultural Engineers (CSAE) Annual International Meeting, The Westin, Government Centre, Aug. 104, 2004, Ottawa, Ontario (invited). (CF 1)
  328. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Large scale ethanol fermentation through pipeline delivery of corn stover, presented at the 26th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Holiday Inn & Conference Center, May 9-12, 2004, Chattanooga, TN, USA.
  329. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Pipeline transport and simultaneous saccharification of corn stover, presented at the 2nd World Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, Palazzo del Congressi, May 10-14, 2004, Rome, Italy.
  330. Cameron JB*, Kumar A*, Flynn PC. Does gasification improve the economics of biomass utilization? Presented at the 2nd World Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, Palazzo del Congressi, May 10-14, 2004, Rome, Italy.
  331. Cameron JB, Kumar A, Flynn PC*. Overview of energy solutions, Forest Industry Conference – Alberta’s Forest and Mill Residual Fibre Supply, Alberta Research Council (ARC) Auditorium, Nov. 27-28, 2003, Edmonton, Alberta.
  332. Kumar A, Cameron JB. Biopower for greenhouse gas mitigation, Environmental Research and Studies Centre News, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Nov. 2003, Vol. 3(3), pp. 2-3.
  333. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Pipeline transport of biomass, presented at the 25th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, May 4-7, 2003, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA.
  334. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Pipelining biomass, presented to the Canadian Forest Service Northern Forestry Centre, Oct. 2003, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  335. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Biomass based power in Alberta, presented at the 9th Annual Composting Technology Center - Composting Conference, May 8-9, 2003, Olds, Alberta (invited).
  336. Cameron JB*, Kumar A.*, Flynn PC. Biomass utilization, presented to the Alberta Energy Research Institute and Alberta Environment, Feb. 2003, Edmonton, Alberta, (invited).
  337. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Optimum biomass power plant size in western Canada, presented at the Tenth Biennial Bioenergy Conference, BIOENERGY 2002, Sept. 22-26, 2002, Boise, Idaho, USA.
  338. 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.
  339. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Biomass utilization in western Canada, presented to ATCO Power, Feb. 2002, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  340. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Biomass utilization in western Canada, presented to the Canadian Forestry Service Northern Forestry Centre, Feb. 2002, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).
  341. Kumar A*, Cameron JB, Flynn PC. Biomass utilization in western Canada, presented to EPCOR, Feb. 2002, Edmonton, Alberta (invited).