Dr Jersson E. Plácido-Escobar
BE Biological Engineering (National University of Colombia, 2008)
MSc Biotechnology (National University of Colombia, 2011)
PhD (Texas A&M University, 2014)
Areas of Expertise
- Renewable energy
- industrial biotechnology
- Environmental biotechnology
- Thermal conversion (gasification/pyrolysis)
- Bioethanol production
- Multivariate statistical analysis
- Anaerobic digestion
- Solar energy
- Ligninolytic enzymes
Kourmentza C, Plácido J, Venetsaneas N, Burniol-Figols A, Varrone C, Gavala HN, Reis MAM. Recent advances and challenges towards sustainable polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) production. Bioengineering. 2017, 4(2), 55; doi:10.3390/bioengineering4020055.
Plácido J, Zhang Y. Evaluation of esterification and membrane based solvent extraction as methods for the recovery of short chain volatile fatty acids from slaughterhouse blood anaerobic mixed fermentation. Waste and Biomass Valorization. 2017, doi:10.1007/s12649-017-9952-7
Plácido J, Capareda S. Conversion of residues and by-products from the biodiesel industry into value-added products. Bioresources and Bioprocessing. 2016. 3:23.
Plácido J, Chanagá X, Ortiz-Monsalve S, Yepes M, Mora A. Degradation and detoxification of synthetic dyes and textile industry effluents by newly isolate Leptosphaerulina sp. from Colombia. Bioresources and Bioprocessing. 2016. 3:6.
Plácido J, Capareda S, Karthikeyan R. Production of humic substances from cotton stalks biochar by fungal treatment with Ceriporiopsis subvermispora. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. 2016, 13, 31-37.
Plácido J, Capareda S. Ligninolytic enzymes: a biotechnological alternative for bioethanol production. Bioresources and Bioprocessing. 2015. 2:23.
Hsieh D, Capareda S, Plácido J. Batch pyrolysis of acid-treated rice straw and potential products for energy and biofuel production. Waste and Biomass Valorization. 2015, 6(3), 417-424.
Plácido J, Capareda S. Production of silicon compounds and fluvic acids from cotton wastes biochar using chemical depolymerization. Industrial Crops and Products. 2015, 67, 270-280.
Lacey D, Plácido J, Capareda S. An outline for economical and technical analysis of solar panels for agricultural uses: a case study on Texas weather conditions. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 2015, 6(4), 231-241.
Plácido J, Capareda S. Analysis of alkali ultrasonication pretreatment in bioethanol production from cotton gin trash using FT-IR spectroscopy and principal component analysis. Bioresources and Bioprocessing. 2015, 1:23.
Plácido J, Imam T, Capareda S. Evaluation of ligninolytic enzymes, ultrasonication and liquid hot water as pretreatments for bioethanol production from cotton gin trash. Bioresource Technology. 2013, 139, 203-208.
Chanagá X, Plácido J, Marín M, Yepes M. Native fungi with industrial dye degrading potential in the Aburrá Valley, Colombia. Revista Facultad Nacional de Agronomía Medellín. 2012, 65(2), 6811-6821.
Plácido J, Zhang Y. Production and extraction of short chain carboxylic acids from the anaerobic mixed-culture fermentation of slaughterhouse blood. UK AD & Biogas 2016, National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, July 2016.
Plácido J, Bustamante-Lopez S, Meissner K, Kelly D, Kelly SL. Production of biochar-derived carbon dots and their biocompatibility for yeast imaging. British Yeast Group 2016, Swansea University, June 2016.
Plácido J, Capareda S. Alkali-ultrasonication, hot liquid water and ligninolytic enzymes pretreatments for bioethanol production from cotton gin trash (CGT). Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, July 2013
Lacey D, Plácido J, Capareda S. Economical and technical analysis of the performance of a GaAs high efficiency photovoltaic cell versus a conventional silicon photovoltaic cell under Texas conditions. Annual International Meeting American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, July 2013
Plácido J, Imam T, Capareda S. Bioethanol production from cotton gin trash: a new process route. Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences Organized by the National Cotton Council of America, Orlando, FL., January 2012
Plácido J, Yepes M, Mora A, Chanagá X, Ortiz S. Selection of fungi producers of ligninolytic enzymes for the discoloration of textile synthetic dyes. Proceedings of the XXIX Latin-American congress of chemistry, XVI Colombian congress of chemistry, XVI Colombian congress of chromatography. Cartagena, Colombia. October 2010
Chanagá X, Plácido J, Yepes M, Mora A, Ortiz S. Selection of native fungus with decolorizing activity. Proceedings of the XXIX Latin-American congress of chemistry, XVI Colombian congress of chemistry, XVI Colombian congress of chromatography. Cartagena, Colombia. October 2010