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Michael R Ladisch

Agricultural & Biological Engineering 

  • Distinguished Professor Ag & Bio Engr

Department of Food Sciences 

  • Courtesy Professor of Food Sciences

Awards & Honors

(2014) Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

(2015) Morrill Award. Purdue University.

(2015) Led Team named as Winner of FDA Food Safety Challenge.

(2014) Member, Board of Directors for the Foundation for Food & Agricultural Research. Foundation for Food & Agricultural Research.

(2014) Top Cited Author. AIChE Journal.

(2013) Area 15a Plenary Award. AIChE, Food, Pharmaceutical, and Bioengineering Division.

(2013) Fellow, National Academy of Inventors. National Academy of Inventors.

(2013) Purdue Research Foundation's Innovators Hall of Fame. Purdue Research Foundation.

(2012) The Top 100 People in BioEnergy. Biofuels Digest.

(2011) AAAS Fellow. American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Patents

Mosier, N. S., Ladisch, M. R., Stater, B., & Spindler, B. (2014). Process for preparing enriched glucan biomass materials. U.S. Patent No. 8,790,904. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Mosier, N. S., Vermerris, W., & Ladisch, M. R. (2012). Maize Germplasm with Enhanced Bioprocessing Characteristics. U.S. Patent No. 7,968,764. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Vermerris, W., Ladisch, M. R., & Mosier, 0. Methods for Increasing the Yield of Fermentable Sugars from Plant Stover - Issued 12/30/2014. U.S. Patent No. 8,921,648. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Mosier, N., Ladisch, M. R., Stater, 0., & Spindler, B. Process for Preparing Enriched Glucan Biomass Materials - Issued 7/29/2014. U.S. Patent No. 8,790,904. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Ladisch, M. R., Liu, X., Stewart, 0., Chen, W. T., Mosier, N. S., Huang, T., Bwatwa, J., . . . Hendrickson, R. Cell Concentration and Pathogen Recovery. U.S. Patent No. 7,547,526. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Everett, R. J., Mosier, N. S., Weiland, 0., Welch, G., & Ladisch, M. R. Heat Recovery from a Biomass Heat Source. U.S. Patent No. 7,566,393. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Vermerris, W., Ladisch, M. R., & Mosier, 0. Methods for Increasing the Yield of Fermentable Sugars from Plant Stover. U.S. Patent No. 60/676,868. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Ladisch, M. R., Mosier, N. S., & Perkins, 0. Biobattery. U.S. Patent No. 7,410,709. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Ladisch, M. R., Warner, 0., Mosier, N., & Perkins, E. Biobattery. U.S. Patent No. 10,875,990. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Bashir, R., Gomez, R., Robinson, 0., Bhunia, A., & Ladisch, M. R. Biosensor and Related Method. U.S. Patent No. 6,716,620. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Selected Publications

Ko, J., Ximenes, E., Kim, Y., & Ladisch, M. (in press). Adsorption of Enzyme Onto Lignins of Liquid Hot Water Pretreated Hardwoods. Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Ladisch, M., Ximenes, E., Engelberth, A., & Mosier, N. (2014). Biological Engineering and the Emerging Cellulose Ethanol Industry. CEP, 110(11), 59-62. Retrieved from http://www.aiche.org/resources/publications/cep/2014/november/sbe-supplement-decade-progress-biological-engineering-and-emerging-cellulose-ethanol-industry

Bonawitz, N., Kim, J., Tobimatsu, Y., Ciesielski, P., Anderson, N., Ximenes, E., Maeda, J., . . . Chapple, C. (2014). Disruption of Mediator Rescues the Stunted Growth of a Lignin-Deficient Arabidopsis Mutant. Nature, 59, 376-380. Retrieved from http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v509/n7500/full/nature13084.html

Ko, J., Kim, Y., Ximenes, E., & Ladisch, M. (in press). Effect of Liquid Hot Water Pretreatment Severity on Properties of Hardwood Lignin and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose. Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Ladisch, M., Ximenes, E., Kim, Y., & Ko, J. (2014). Effects of Lignin and Phenolic Inhibitors on Enzyme Loading. BIO Pacific Rum Summit.

Ximenes, E., Kreke, T., Hendrickson, R., Ko, J., & Ladisch, M. (2014). Enzyme Catalyzed Disassembly of Corn Kernels. 2014 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference.

Ximenes, E., Kreke, T., & Ladisch, M. (2014). Enzyme Catalyzed Disassembly of Corn Kernels. Co-Products and Product Diversification: Session on Biological and Mechanical Methods for Increasing the Capture Rate of Oil, Protein, and Starch from Inbound Corn.

Slininger, P., Dien, B., Lomont, J., Bothast, R., Ladisch, M., & Okos, M. (2014). Evaluation of a Kinetic Model for Computer Simulation of Growth and Fermentation by Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis Fed D-Xylose. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 111(8), 1532-1540. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24519334

Kim, Y., Kreke, T., Ko, J., & Ladisch, M. (in press). Hydrolysis-Determining Substrate Characteristics in Liquid Hot Water Pretreated Hardwood. Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Cunha, F., Kreke, T., Badino, A., Farinas, C., Ximenes, E., & Ladisch, M. (in press). Liquefaction of Sugarcane Bagasse for Enzyme Production. Bioresource Technology.