Faculty Profile

Kent D Rausch

Food Science and Human Nutrition
Kent D Rausch
Kent D Rausch
360 B Agricultural Engr Sciences Bld
1304 W. Pennsylvania
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 265-0697
Department Affiliate
360 B Agricultural Engr Sciences Bld
1304 W. Pennsylvania
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 265-0697


  • Ph.D., Agricultural Engineering, University of Illinois, 1993
  • M.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Missouri, 1989
  • B.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Missouri, 1987

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Agbisit, R.M., V. Singh, J.J. Valenti, M. Kakleas, M.E. Tumbleson and K.D. Rausch. 2003. Technique to measure surface-fouling tendencies of steepwater from corn wet milling. Cereal Chem. 80:84-86.
  • Belyea, R.L., Rausch, K.D. and Tumbleson, M.E. 2004. Composition of corn and distillers dried grains with solubles in dry grind ethanol processing. Biores. Technol. 94:293-298.
  • Belyea, R.L., Clevenger, T.E., Singh, V., Tumbleson, M.E. and Rausch, K.D. 2006. Element concentrations of dry grind corn processing streams. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. (134):113-128.
  • Du, L., K.D. Rausch, P. Yang, E.A.M. Uriyo, A.D. Small, M.E. Tumbleson, J.M. Faubion and S.R. Eckhoff. 1999. Comparison of alkali and conventional corn wet milling: 1-kg procedures. Cereal Chem. 76(5):811-815.
  • Eckhoff, S.R., L. Du, P. Yang, K.D. Rausch, D.L. Wang, B.H. Li and M.E. Tumbleson. 1999. Comparison between alkali and conventional corn wet milling: 100-g procedures. Cereal Chem. 76(1):96-99.
  • Eckhoff, S.R., K.D. Rausch, E.J. Fox, C.C. Tso, X. Wu, Z. Pan and P. Buriak. 1993. A laboratory wet milling procedure to increase reproducibility and accuracy of product yields. Cereal Chem. 70(6):723-727.
  • Eckhoff, S.R., S.K. Singh, B.E. Zehr, K.D. Rausch, E.J. Fox, A.K. Mistry, A.E. Haken, Y.X. Niu, S.H. Zou, P. Buriak, M.E. Tumbleson and P.L. Keeling. 1996. A 100-g laboratory corn wet milling procedure. Cereal Chem. 73(1):54-57.
  • Herald, T.J., E. Obuz, W.W. Twombly and K.D. Rausch. 2002. Tensile properties of extruded corn protein low-density polyethylene films. Cereal Chem. 79(2):261-264.
  • Mukprasirt, A., T.J. Herald, D.L. Boyle and K.D. Rausch. 2000. Adhesion of rice flour-based batter to chicken drumsticks evaluated by laser scanning confocal microscopy and texture analysis. Poultry Science 79:1356-1363.
  • Obuz, E., T.J. Herald and K.D. Rausch. 2000. Characterization of extruded plant protein/petroleum based packaging films. Cereal Chem. 78(1):97-100.
  • Rausch, K.D., Singh, V. and Tumbleson, M.E. (eds.) 2010. Conversion Technologies for Biofuels. Symposium as part of the S-1041 Annual Meeting, August 2-3, 2010. S-1041 USDA Multistate Research Project. The Science and Engineering for a Biobased Industry. Eastern Regional Research Center, ARS, USDA, Wyndmoor, PA. 105 pp.
  • Rausch, K.D. and Belyea, R.L. 2006. The future of coproducts from corn processing. Appl. Biochem. Biotech. 128:47-86.
  • Rausch, K.D., Belyea, R.L., Ellersieck, M.R., Singh, V., Johnston, D.B. and Tumbleson, M.E. 2005. Particle size distributions of ground corn and DDGS from dry grind processing. Transactions of the ASAE 48(1):273-277.
  • Rausch, K.D., Raskin, L.M., Belyea, R.L., Agbisit, R.M., Daugherty, B.J., Clevenger, T.E. and Tumbleson, M.E. 2005. Phosphorus concentrations and flow in maize wet milling streams. Cereal Chem. 82(4):431-435.
  • Rausch, K.D. 2002. Front end to backpipe: membrane technology in the starch processing industry. Starch/Staerke 54:273-284.
  • Rausch, K.D., E.J. Fox and S.R. Eckhoff. 1999. Wet milling characteristics of high oil corn hybrids. Starch/Staerke 51:411-415.
  • Rausch, K.D., S.R. Eckhoff and M.R. Paulsen. 1997. Evaluation of the displacement value as a method to detect reduced corn wet milling quality. Cereal Chem. 74(3):274-280.
  • Rausch, K.D., S.K. Singh and S.R. Eckhoff. 1993. Potential of magnesium bisulfite and sodium bisulfite as alternative steep agents for the wet milling process. Cereal Chem. 70(4):489-490.
  • Rausch, K.D., C.I. Thompson, R.L. Belyea, T.E. Clevenger and M.E. Tumbleson. 2002. Characterization of gluten processing streams. Biores. Technol. 89(2):163-167.
  • Rausch, K.D., C.I. Thompson, R.L. Belyea and M.E. Tumbleson. 2003. Characterization of light gluten and light steep water from a wet milling plant. Biores. Technol. 90:49-54.
  • Templin, T.L., Johnston, D.B., Singh, V., Tumbleson, M.E., Belyea, R.L. and Rausch, K.D. 2006. Membrane separation of solids from corn processing streams. Biores. Technol. 97:1536-1545.
  • Thompson, C.I., Rausch, K.D., Belyea, R.L. and Tumbleson, M.E. 2006. Microfiltration of gluten processing streams from corn wet milling. Biores. Technol. 97:348-354.
  • Wahjudi, J., L. Xu, P. Wang, V. Singh, P. Buriak, K.D. Rausch, A.J. McAloon, M.E. Tumbleson and S.R. Eckhoff. 2000. Quick fiber process: effect of mash temperature, dry solids and residual germ on fiber yield and purity. Cereal Chem. 77(5):640-644.
  • Wilkins, M.R., Belyea, R.L., Singh, V., Buriak, P., Wallig, M.A., Tumbleson, M.E. and Rausch, K.D. 2006. Analysis of heat transfer fouling by dry grind maize thin stillage using an annular fouling apparatus. Cereal Chem. 83(2):121-126.
  • Wilkins, M.R., Singh, V., Belyea, R.L., Buriak, P., Wallig, M.A., Tumbleson, M.E. and Rausch, K.D. 2006. Effect of pH on fouling characteristics and deposit compositions in dry grind thin stillage. Cereal Chemistry 83(3):311-314.
  • Wilkins, M.R., P. Wang, L. Xu, Y. Niu, M.E. Tumbleson and K.D. Rausch. 2003. Variability in starch acetylation efficiency from commercial waxy corn hybrids. Cereal Chem. 80:68-71.
  • Wilkins, M.R., P. Wang, L. Xu, Y. Niu, M.E. Tumbleson, and K.D. Rausch. 2003. Variability of reaction efficiencies and pasting properties of acetylated dent corn starch from various commercial hybrids. Cereal Chem. 80:72-75.
  • Yang, P., L. Du, D.L. Wang, B.H. Li, K.D. Rausch, P. Buriak and S.R. Eckhoff. 2000. Effects of alkali debranning, roller mill cracking and gap setting and alkali steeping conditions on milling yields from a dent corn hybrid. Cereal Chem. 77(2):128-132.
  • Yang, P., J.H. Qui, K.D. Rausch, P. Buriak, M.E. Tumbleson and S.R. Eckhoff. 1999. Effect of steep time and SO2 concentration on steepwater profiles and maize wet milling yields using a continuous countercurrent steep system. Starch/Staerke 51:341-348.