Kai Lan

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

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

Works (24)

Updated: February 23rd, 2024 05:02

2024 journal article

A modeling framework to identify environmentally greener and lower-cost pathways of nanomaterials

Green Chemistry.

By: K. Lan, H. Wang, T. Lee, C. Assis, R. Venditti, Y. Zhu, Y. Yao*

Source: ORCID
Added: February 16, 2024

2024 journal article

Integrated Nondestructive Spectroscopic Technology to Reveal the Influence Mechanism of Lignins from Pretreated Corn Stover on Cellulose Saccharification

ACS Sustainable Chemistry &Amp; Engineering.

By: X. Zhao*, J. Wang*, K. Lan n, Z. Zhao*, C. Lai*, C. Huang*, C. Huang

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 22, 2024

2024 journal article

Models for Decarbonization in the Chemical Industry

Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

By: Y. Yao*, K. Lan*, T. Graedel* & N. Rao*

co-author countries: Austria 🇦🇹 United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: February 2, 2024

2024 journal article

Soil organic carbon change can reduce the climate benefits of biofuel produced from forest residues

Joule.

By: K. Lan, B. Zhang*, T. Lee* & Y. Yao*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: January 20, 2024

2023 journal article

An integrated techno-economic and environmental assessment for carbon capture in hydrogen production by biomass gasification

Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 188, 106693.

By: N. Wu*, K. Lan* & Y. Yao*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Carbon capture; Hydrogen; Biomass gasification; Techno-economic analysis; Life cycle assessment; BECCS
Source: ORCID
Added: October 8, 2022

2023 journal article

Climate-smart forestry through innovative wood products and commercial afforestation and reforestation on marginal land

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Wood / metabolism; Forestry; Greenhouse Gases; Soil; Carbon / metabolism; Georgia
Source: ORCID
Added: May 31, 2023

2023 journal article

Emerging Engineered Wood for Building Applications

Chemical Reviews, 123(5), 1843–1888.

By: Y. Ding*, Z. Pang*, K. Lan*, Y. Yao*, G. Panzarasa*, L. Xu*, M. Ricco*, D. Rammer* ...

co-author countries: Switzerland 🇨🇭 United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: October 20, 2022

2023 journal article

Multiplex CRISPR editing of wood for sustainable fiber production

SCIENCE, 381(6654), 216-+.

By: D. Sulis n, X. Jiang n, C. Yang n, B. Marques n, M. Matthews n, Z. Miller n, K. Lan n, C. Cofre-Vega n ...

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 9, 2023

2022 journal article

Circular utilization of urban tree waste contributes to the mitigation of climate change and eutrophication

One Earth, 5(8), 944–957.

By: K. Lan*, B. Zhang* & Y. Yao*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: August 5, 2022

2022 journal article

Feasibility of gasifying mixed plastic waste for hydrogen production and carbon capture and storage

Communications Earth &Amp; Environment, 3(1).

By: K. Lan* & Y. Yao*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: November 30, 2022

2022 journal article

Sustainability implications of artificial intelligence in the chemical industry: A conceptual framework

Journal of Industrial Ecology, 26(1), 164–182.

By: M. Liao*, K. Lan* & Y. Yao*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: artificial intelligence; chemical industry; conceptual framework; impact assessment; industrial ecology; machine learning; sustainability
Source: ORCID
Added: November 14, 2021

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, 10(1), 53–73.

By: Z. Zhang* & K. Lan*

author keywords: Cross-laminated timber; techno-economic analysis; plant capacity; uncertainty; minimum selling price
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 9, 2021

2021 journal article

Dynamic Life Cycle Assessment of Energy Technologies under Different Greenhouse Gas Concentration Pathways

Environmental Science & Technology, 12.

By: K. Lan* & Y. Yao*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: life cycle assessment; dynamic modeling; carbon analysis; greenhouse gas emissions; power generation; global warming potential
MeSH headings : Animals; Global Warming; Greenhouse Effect; Greenhouse Gases / analysis; Life Cycle Stages; Technology
Source: ORCID
Added: December 7, 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 n, L. Ou*, S. Park n, S. Kelley n, P. Nepal*, H. Kwon*, H. Cai*, Y. Yao n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Life-cycle carbon analysis; Dynamic modeling; Carbon accounting; Biofuel; Fast pyrolysis; Pine residues; Monte Carlo simulation
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: September 30, 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.

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

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

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

author keywords: Techno-economic analysis; Geographic information system; Biorefineries; Fast pyrolysis; Preprocessing sites; Depot; Blended feedstocks
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.

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

co-author countries: Korea (Republic of) 🇰🇷 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Techno-economic analysis; Xylo-oligosaccharides; Miscanthus; Xylose; Cellulose microfiber
MeSH headings : Biomass; Cellulose; Hydrolysis; Lignin; Oligosaccharides
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 n, S. Kelley n, P. Nepal* & Y. Yao*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: K. Lan n, S. Kelley n, P. Nepal* & Y. Yao*

author keywords: cross-laminated timber; life cycle assessment; dynamic; carbon analysis; greenhouse gas emissions; energy consumption
Source: ORCID
Added: October 30, 2020

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.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: ash content; biofuel; depot; forest residues; minimum fuel selling price; Monte Carlo simulation; pellet; switchgrass; techno-economic analysis; uncertainty
Source: ORCID
Added: September 26, 2020

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 n, S. Park n & Y. Yao n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: K. Lan n, S. Park n & Y. Yao n

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

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 n & Y. Yao n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: K. Lan n & Y. Yao n

author keywords: Life Cycle Assessment; Agent-based modeling; Dynamic modeling; Crop cultivation; Stochastic process
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. https://www.elsevier.com/books/biofuels-for-a-more-sustainable-future/ren/978-0-12-815581-3

Kai Lan

Source: ORCID
Added: August 17, 2019

2019 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), 1900850.

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

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: K. Lan n, L. Ou*, S. Park n, S. Kelley n & Y. Yao n

author keywords: biorefineries; blended feedstocks; depots; fast pyrolysis; life cycle assessments; preprocessing sites
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: September 4, 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*

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: K. Lan*, H. Sun* & M. Bernitsas*

author keywords: flow-induced vibration; tandem cylinders; oscillation pattern; frequency response
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*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: K. Lan*, H. Sun* & M. Bernitsas*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 17, 2019

Employment

Updated: January 17th, 2024 09:55

2024 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, US
Assistant Professor of Sustainability Science and Engineering Forest Biomaterials

2021 - 2023

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

Education

Updated: January 6th, 2021 13:26

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

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