Kai Lan

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4622-6326

Life cycle assessment; techno-economic analysis; industry ecology; process modeling; sustainability

Works (12)

2022 journal article

Understanding the Impacts of Plant Capacities and Uncertainties on the Techno-Economic Analysis of Cross-Laminated Timber Production in the Southern US

JOURNAL OF RENEWABLE MATERIALS.

By: Z. Zhang & K. Lan

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 9, 2021

2021 journal article

Dynamic life-cycle carbon analysis for fast pyrolysis biofuel produced from pine residues: implications of carbon temporal effects

BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR BIOFUELS, 14(1).

By: K. Lan, L. Ou, S. Park, S. Kelley, P. Nepal, H. Kwon, H. Cai, Y. Yao

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: October 2, 2021

2021 journal article

Techno-Economic Analysis of decentralized preprocessing systems for fast pyrolysis biorefineries with blended feedstocks in the southeastern United States

RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, 143, 110881.

By: K. Lan, L. Ou, S. Park, S. Kelley, B. English, T. Yu, J. Larson, Y. Yao

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: May 10, 2021

2021 journal article

Techno-economic analysis of producing xylo-oligosaccharides and cellulose microfibers from lignocellulosic biomass

BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 340, 125726.

By: K. Lan, Y. Xu, H. Kim, C. Ham, S. Kelley & S. Park

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: September 19, 2021

2020 journal article

Dynamic life cycle carbon and energy analysis for cross-laminated timber in the Southeastern United States

Environmental Research Letters, 15(12), 124036.

By: K. Lan, S. Kelley, P. Nepal & Y. Yao

Source: ORCID
Added: January 7, 2021

2020 journal article

Impacts of uncertain feedstock quality on the economic feasibility of fast pyrolysis biorefineries with blended feedstocks and decentralized preprocessing sites in the Southeastern United States

GCB Bioenergy, 12(11), 1014–1029.

By: K. Lan, S. Park, S. Kelley, B. English, T. Yu, J. Larson, Y. Yao

Source: ORCID
Added: January 7, 2021

2020 journal article

Key issue, challenges, and status quo of models for biofuel supply chain design

Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future: Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment and Multi-Criteria Decision Making, 273–315.

By: K. Lan, S. Park & Y. Yao

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 2, 2019

2020 journal article

Life Cycle Analysis of Decentralized Preprocessing Systems for Fast Pyrolysis Biorefineries with Blended Feedstocks in the Southeastern United States

Energy Technology, 8(11).

By: K. Lan, L. Ou, S. Park, S. Kelley & Y. Yao

Source: ORCID
Added: May 5, 2020

2019 journal article

Integrating Life Cycle Assessment and Agent-Based Modeling: A Dynamic Modeling Framework for Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Journal of Cleaner Production, 238.

By: K. Lan & Y. Yao

Source: ORCID
Added: August 17, 2019

2019 chapter

Key Issues, Challenges, and Status Quo of Models for Biofuel Supply Chain Design

In Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future 1st Edition.

Source: ORCID
Added: August 17, 2019

2018 journal article

Two Tandem Cylinders With Passive Turbulence Control in Flow-Induced Vibration: Relation of Oscillation Patterns to Frequency Response

Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 140(3).

By: K. Lan, H. Sun & M. Bernitsas

Source: ORCID
Added: August 17, 2019

2017 conference paper

Two Tandem Cylinders With Passive Turbulence Control in Flow Induced Vibration: Relation of Oscillation Patterns to Frequency Response

Volume 10: Ocean Renewable Energy, 10.

By: K. Lan, H. Sun & M. Bernitsas

Source: ORCID
Added: August 17, 2019

Employment

2021 - present

Yale University New Haven, CT, US
Yale School of the Environment

Education

2017 - 2020

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Ph.D. Forest Biomaterials

2014 - 2016

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, Michigan, US
Master of Science in Engineering Mechanical Engineering

2010 - 2014

Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai, CN
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering