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.


Biomass yields, reproductive fertility, compositional analysis, and genetic diversity of newly developed triploid giant miscanthus hybrids
Touchell, D. H., Lynch, N., Shekasteband, R., Dickey, A. N., Chinn, M. C., Whitfield, M., & Ranney, T. G. (2024), GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY BIOENERGY, 16(7).
Biomass yields, cytogenetics, fertility, and compositional analyses of novel bioenergy grass hybrids (Tripidium spp.)
Maren, N. A., Touchell, D. H., Ranney, T. G., Ashrafi, H., Whitfield, M. B., & Chinn, M. (2020), GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY BIOENERGY, 12(5), 361–373.
Near infrared spectroscopic data handling and chemometric analysis with the R statistical programming language: A practical tutorial
Whitfield, M. 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 - 12/31/22)