Franz Ehrenhauser

Ehrenhauser, Franz
Title Assistant Professor
Department Audubon Sugar Institute
E-mail FEhrenhauser@agcenter.lsu.edu
Address 1 3845 Highway 75
Saint Gabriel, LA 70776
Phone 225-642-0135
Fax 225-642-8790

2017, Travel Award ARIT 2017

2012, Best Dissertation Award AIChE Baton Rouge Section

2012, Coates Outstanding Dissertation Award

2009, Award for Best Student Presentation at the 22nd International Symposium for Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds (ISPAC)

2009-2011, Coates Research Award

2010, CCR Scholarship for Leadership Skills Workshop

2005-2009, LSU Graduate School Enhancement Award

2005-2009, LSU Graduate School Supplement Award

Peer-reviewed:

Aragon, D., Viator, H. P., & Ehrenhauser, F. S. (2017). Assessment of Sugarcane Billet Harvester on Recovery of Sweet Sorghum Biomass for Ethanol Production. BioEnergy Research, 10(3), 783-791.

Ren, S., L. Dong, X. Zhang, T. Lei, F. Ehrenhauser, K. Song, M. Li, X. Sun and Q. Wu (2017). Electrospun Nanofibers Made of Silver Nanoparticles, Cellulose Nanocrystals, and Polyacrylonitrile as Substrates for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering. Materials 10(1): 68.

Aubrey A. Heath, Michael Vaitilingom, Franz S Ehrenhauser, Lillian E. Cormier, Cara A. Leger, Kalliat T Valsaraj Determination of aldehydes and acetone in fog water samples via online concentration and HPLC Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry (2015) 72:2, 165-182.

Valsaraj, K.T. Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Heath, A.; Vaitilingom, M. Mass transport and chemistry at the air-water interface of atmospheric dispersoids. in Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water, Ed. Ahuja, S. 2015, Elsevier, 93-112.

Hansel, A. K., Ehrenhauser, F. S., Richards-Henderson, N. K., Anastasio, C., & Valsaraj, K. T. (2015). Aqueous-phase oxidation of green leaf volatiles by hydroxyl radical as a source of SOA: Product identification from methyl jasmonate and methyl salicylate oxidation. Atmospheric Environment, 102, 43-51.

Ehrenhauser, F.S.; PAH and IUPAC Nomenclature, Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, 2015, 35 (2-4), 161-176.

Rao, A.; Reddy, R.R.; Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Nandakumar, K.; Thibodeaux, L.J.; Rao, D.; Valsaraj, K.T.; Effect of surfactant on the dynamics of a crude oil droplet in water column: Experimental and Numerical Investigation, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 92(12), 2014, 2098-2114

Liyana-Arachchi, T.P.; Zhang, Z.; Hansel, A.; Vempathi, H.; Stevens, C.; Pham, A.; Ehrenhauser, F. S.; Valsaraj, K.T Hung, F.R.; Green leaf volatiles on atmospheric air/water interfaces: A combined experimental/molecular simulation study, Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 59(10), 2014, 3025-3035

Liyana-Arachchi, T.P.; Zhang, Z.; Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Avij, P.; Valsaraj, K.T.; Hung, F.R. Bubble bursting as an aerosol generation mechanism during an oil spill in the deep-sea environment: Molecular dynamics simulations of oil alkanes and dispersants in atmospheric air/salt water interfaces. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, 16(1), 2014, 53-64.

Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Avij, P.; Shu, X.; Dugas, V.; Woodson, I.; Liyana-Arachchi, T.P.; Zhang, Z.; Hung, F.R.; Valsaraj, K.T. Bubble bursting as an aerosol generation mechanism during an oil spill in the deep-sea environment : Laboratory experimental demonstration of the transport pathway. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, 16(1), 2014, 65-73.

Liyana-Arachchi, T. P.; Hansel, A. K.; Ehrenhauser, F. S.; Valsaraj, K. T.; Hung, F. R. Molecular Modeling of the Green Leaf Volatile Methyl Salicylate on Atmospheric Air/Water Interfaces Journal of Physical Chemistry A 117(21), 2013, 4436-4443.

Heath, A.A.; Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Valsaraj, K.T. Effects of temperature, pH, and ionic strength on the photo-oxidation of benzene in aqueous atmospheric systems Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 1(4), 2013, 822-830.

Liyana-Arachchi, T.P.; Stevens, C.; Hansel, A.; Ehrenhauser, F. S.; Valsaraj, K.T Hung, F.R.; Molecular simulations of green leaf volatiles and atmospheric oxidants on air/water interfaces, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15(10), 2013, 3583-92.

Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Khadapkar, K.; Wang, Y.; Hutchings J.F.; Wornat, M.J.; Delhomme O.; Kommalapati R.R.; Herckes, P.; Valsaraj, K.T.; Processing of Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Fog in an Urban Environment, Journal of Environmental Monitoring 14(10), 2012, 2566-2579.

Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Wornat, M.J. Clar Reaction of 7H-Benz[de]anthracen-7-one: Isolation and Identification of Tetrabenzo[a,cd,lm,o]perylene, Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 31(3), 2011, 123-142.

Chen, J.; Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Liyana-Arachchi, T.P.; Hung, F.R.; Wornat, M.J.; Valsaraj, K.T. Adsorption of Gas-Phase Phenanthrene on Atmospheric Water and Ice Films, Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 31(4), 2011, 201-226.

Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Wornat, M.J.; Valsaraj, K.T.; Rodriguez, P. Design and Evaluation of Dopant Delivery System for an Orthogonal Atmospheric Pressure Photoionization Source and its Performance in the Analysis on Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 24(9), 2010, 1351-1357.

Poddar, N.B.; Thomas, S.; Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Wornat, M.J. Interactions of NiO Particles with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Acetylene Generated from the Pyrolysis of a Model Fuel, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 32(2), 2009, 1847-1854.

Chen, J.; Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Valsaraj, K.T.; Wornat, M.J. Adsorption and UV Photo-oxidation of Gas-Phase Phenanthrene on Atmospheric Water Films Chapter 9 in Atmospheric Aerosols: Characterization, Chemistry, Modeling, and Climate, edited by K. T. Valsaraj and R. R. Kommalapati. ACS Symposium Series, Vol. 1005. Oxford University Press: New York (2009), 127-146.

Chen, J.; Ehrenhauser, F.S.; Valsaraj, K.T.; Wornat, M.J. Uptake and UV-Photooxidation of Gas-Phase PAHs on the Surface of Atmospheric Water Films. 1. Naphthalene. Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2006), 110(29), 9161-9168.

Non-Refereed Publications:

Ehrenhauser, F., Aragon, D. Sugar and Salt from Sugarcane. Louisiana Agriculture Magazine, 60(3), Summer 2017. 16-17.

Ehrenhauser, F.S. Gaudet, C. Ammonium in Sugar Cane Juice Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar, 2017, 18-21

Ehrenhauser, F.S. Gaudet, C., Tishechkina, I., Aragon, D. Crystal Size Analysis for Louisiana Sugar Mills Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar, 2017, 14-18

Ehrenhauser, F., Gaudet, C., Tishechkina, I., Aragon, D. Size Matters: Crystal Size Analysis for the Louisiana Sugar Industry. Louisiana Agriculture Magazine, 60(1), Winter 2017. 20-21.

Franz Ehrenhauser, Cy Gaudet, Jonathan Bonin "Sugar Cane Starch Reference Material" Sugar Bulletin 05/2016

Franz Ehrenhauser, Daira Aragon, Cy Gaudet, Iryna Tishechkina "Sugar Crystal Size Analysis for Louisiana Sugar Mills" Sugar Bulletin 05/2016

Linares, S. Ehrenhauser, F.S. Syrup Storage Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar, 2016, 44-49

Luangrujiwong, T. Gaston, P. Ehrenhauser, F.S. Deashing of Sugar Streams Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar, 2016, 56-63

Ehrenhauser, F.S. Gaudet, C. Bagacillo in Raw Sugar Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar, 2016, 50-53

Ehrenhauser, F.S. Gaudet, C., Bonin, J. Sugar Cane Starch Reference Materials Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar, 2016, 54-55

Ehrenhauser, F.S. Gaudet, C.Whitelaw, R. Bonin, J. Off-Season Evaporator Cleaning with EDTA Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar, 2016, 14-19

Aragon, D. Tishechkina, I. Ehrenhauser F. Gaudet, C., Faucheux T. Effect of Purity Drop and Crystal Size on Molasses Exhaustion in the C-Strike Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar, 2016, 25-30

Franz Ehrenhauser, Daira Aragon and Iryna Tishechkina, "Sugar Crystal Size Analysis" Sugar Bulletin 05/15

Aragon, D., S. Lu, S. Viator, C. Kimbeng and F. Ehrenhauser. Potential ethanol, butanol production from sweet sorghum, energycane. Louisiana Agriculture Magazine, 58(2), Spring 2015. p. 18.

Franz S Ehrenhauser, I. Tishechkina, D. Aragon Size Matters - Crystal Size Analysis for Louisiana Sugar Mills 2014/15 Season, Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar, 2015, 15-22

A. Gautam, S. Linares, F. Ehrenhauser De-Ashing of Sugar Solutions using Electrodialysis Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar, 2015, 41-47

Iryna Tischechkina, Franz Enhrenhauser and Daira Aragon. Size matters- Crystal size analysis for Louisiana sugar mills I. Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar. St. Gabriel, LA., April 22, 2014. Pag. 32-40

Franz Ehrenhauser, Iryna Tischechkina and Daira Aragon. Size matters- Crystal size analysis for Louisiana sugar mills II. Audubon Sugar Institute Factory Operation Seminar. St. Gabriel, LA., April 22, 2014. Pag. 41-45

  • Sugar crystallization
  • Chemical reaction and processes in sugar processing
  • Clarification
  • Electrodialysis
  • Ion Exchange
  • Advanced Separation techniques
  • Chromatographic separations
  • Synthesis of novel materials
  • Biofuels and biobased chemicals
  • Pyrolytic conversion.

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA, 2011.
  • Dipl. Ing, Technical Chemistry and Economics, Johannes Kepler University, Austria, 2009.

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