Matthew Whitfield

Research Assoc

  • D S Weaver Labs 179


Ph.D. 2014

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

NC State University

M.S. 2004

Crop Science

NC State University

B.S. 2001

Chemical Engineering

NC State University

Research Description

I am researching the development of analytical procedures in support of specialty crops production.


Near infrared spectroscopic data handling and chemometric analysis with the R statistical programming language: A practical tutorial
Whitfield, B., & Chinn, M. S. (2017), Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, 25(6), 363–380.
Improvement of acid hydrolysis procedures for the composition analysis of herbaceous biomass
Whitfield, M. B., Chinn, M. S., & Veal, M. W. (2016), Energy & Fuels, 30(10), 8260–8269.
Recommendations to mitigate potential sources of error in preparation of biomass sorghum samples for compositional analyses used in industrial and forage applications
Whitfield, M. B., Chinn, M. S., & Veal, M. W. (2014), Bioenergy Research, 7(4), 1561–1570.
Processing of materials derived from sweet sorghum for biobased products
Whitfield, M. B., Chinn, M. S., & Veal, M. W. (2012). [Review of , ]. Industrial Crops and Products, 37(1), 362–375.

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Next Generation Miscanthus: Hybrid Performance Evaluation and Enhanced, Sustainable Feedstock Production and Supply in the Southeast U.S. for Biofuel and Bioproducts
US Dept. of Energy (DOE)(10/01/18 - 12/31/20)