The present invention provides processes, methods, and systems for converting biomass-derived feedstocks to liquid fuels and chemicals. The method generally includes the reaction of a hydrolysate from a biomass deconstruction process with hydrogen and a catalyst to produce a reaction product comprising one of more oxygenated compounds. The process also includes reacting the reaction product with a condensation catalyst to produce C.sub.4+ compounds useful as fuels and chemicals.
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT
This invention was made with government support under an award provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, Award Nos. DE-EE0003044. The government has certain rights in the invention.