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Fermentation Expert

What does a Fermentation Expert or Consultant do? Fermentation strictly refers to the anaerobic growth of bacteria and yeasts, but it is the common term used to refer to any growth process of bacteria, archaea or fungi in glass or steel vessels outfitted with temperature and other environmental controls. A fermentation expert will have experience […]

Equipment Requirements to Study Agitation for Gas-Liquid Fermentation

by Gregory T. Benz Background and purpose Small pilot fermenters are used with several different objectives: studying the organism, developing feeding strategies, evaluating potential yields, etc. A major purpose can be to study the mass transfer characteristics of the system, and how they relate to agitation. In the production scale, the required mass transfer rate […]

Advanced Fermentation Agitation with Methanotrophs and Other Organisms

By Gregory T. Benz, Lee Enterprises Consulting Introduction Fermentation processes, both aerobic and anaerobic, have been successful on an industrial scale for quite a long time, producing a wide variety of products. In most of these processes, if any gas has been added, it has been either air or oxygen-enriched air. In the advanced bioeconomy, organisms […]

The Industrial State of Biofuels Technologies

By Dr. Gerald Kutney, Lee Enterprises Consulting A myriad of biofuel technologies exist, but which ones are truly industrial processes? The question is not always easy to answer. And one must define what is meant by an industrial process. To facilitate this task, three classifications of industrial status are utilized: Established – modern facilities are numerous, […]