Ali Ayoub

Also known as: Ali Ayoub, PhD

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7948-4268

Plant-Based Ingredients, Innovation, Science & Technology, Business Development

Global leader, freethinker, team-builder and innovator who is contributing fundamentally to solving global sustainability, bioeconomy and the food security crises. Ali's passion is to leverage his academic and industrial international experience to create teams that have confidence, skills and positive attitude to unlock the power of the nature and add value to the circular economy.

Works (14)

2019 journal article

Synthesis and Characterization of Thermoresponsive Xylan Networks by Diels–Alder Reaction

ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 1(4), 856–866.

By: W. Farhat, R. Venditti, F. Becquart*, A. Ayoub, J. Majesté*, M. Taha*, N. Mignard*

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 19, 2019

2018 book

Biomass extrusion and reaction technologies : principles to practices and future potential

(A. Ayoub & L. Lucia, Eds.).

By: N. Libraries

Ed(s): A. Ayoub & L. Lucia

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: November 4, 2021

2018 journal article

Towards thermoplastic hemicellulose: Chemistry and characteristics of poly-(ε-caprolactone) grafting onto hemicellulose backbones

Materials & Design, 153, 298–307.

By: W. Farhat, R. Venditti, A. Ayoub, F. Prochazka*, C. Fernández-de-Alba*, N. Mignard*, M. Taha*, F. Becquart*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

A Review of Water-Resistant Hemicellulose-Based Materials: Processing and Applications

ChemSusChem, 10(2), 305–323.

By: W. Farhat, R. Venditti, M. Hubbe, M. Taha*, F. Becquart* & A. Ayoub

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Hemicellulose extraction and characterization for applications in paper coatings and adhesives

Industrial Crops and Products, 107, 370–377.

By: W. Farhat, R. Venditti, A. Quick n, M. Taha*, N. Mignard*, F. Becquart*, A. Ayoub

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Polysaccharides and lignin based hydrogels with potential pharmaceutical use as a drug delivery system produced by a reactive extrusion process

International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 104, 564–575.

By: W. Farhat, R. Venditti, N. Mignard*, M. Taha*, F. Becquart* & A. Ayoub

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Engineering physical and chemical properties of softwood kraft lignin by fatty acid substitution

Industrial Crops and Products, 89, 128–134.

By: S. Pawar n, R. Venditti, H. Jameel, H. Chang & A. Ayoub

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Melt extrusion of polyethylene nanocomposites reinforced with nanofibrillated cellulose from cotton and wood sources

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132(17).

By: N. Farahbakhsh, P. Roodposhti n, A. Ayoub, R. Venditti & J. Jur

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Development of an acetylation reaction of switchgrass hemicellulose in ionic liquid without catalyst

Industrial Crops and Products, 44, 306–314.

By: A. Ayoub, R. Venditti, J. Pawlak, H. Sadeghifar & A. Salam

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Effect of irradiation on the composition and thermal properties of softwood kraft lignin and styrene grafted lignin

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 131(1), n/a-n/a.

By: A. Ayoub, R. Venditti, H. Jameel & H. Chang

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Enhanced absorbent products incorporating cellulose and its derivatives: A review

BioResources, 8(4), 6556–6629.

By: M. Hubbe, A. Ayoub, J. Daystar, R. Venditti & J. Pawlak

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Ethanol precipitation of hetero-polysaccharide material from hardwood by alkaline extraction prior to the Kraft cooking process

BioResources, 8(4), 5319–5332.

By: D. Longue*, A. Ayoub, R. Venditti, H. Jameel, J. Colodette* & H. Chang

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Novel Hemicellulose–Chitosan Biosorbent for Water Desalination and Heavy Metal Removal

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 1(9), 1102–1109.

By: A. Ayoub, R. Venditti, J. Pawlak, A. Salam & M. Hubbe

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Combined Application of Extrusion and Irradiation Technologies: A Strategy Oriented for Green and Cost-Effective Chemistry

BioResources, 8(1), 3–5.

By: A. Ayoub, R. Venditti, J. Pawlak & V. Massardier*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

Employment

2022 - present

Louis Dreyfus Corp Livermore , CA, US
Director Innovation

2011 - present

NC State University Raleigh, NC, US
Adjunct Professor

2016 - 2022

Archer Daniels Midland Co James R Randall Research Center Decatur, IL, US
Manager Carbohydrate Division

Education

Harvard University Cambridge, US
Master's in liberal arts

2006 - 2009

Cornell University Ithaca, NY, US
Post-Doctoral Student

2001 - 2004

Universite de Reims Champagne-Ardenne UFR de Medecine Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, FR
PhD Macromolecules Chemistry

Université de Haute-Alsace Ecole nationale superieure de chimie de Mulhouse Mulhouse, FR
Master of Engineering