Members of the Applied Bioremediation Systems Group

Rachel Brennan

Rachel A. Brennan, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering
Director, Advanced Ecological Engineering Systems Laboratory
Advisor, Engineers Without Borders - PSU

Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
231-K Sackett Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: +1 814-865-9428
Skype: brennan.rachel
Email: rbrennan@engr.psu.edu
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Ozgul Calicioglu

A. Ozgul Calicioglu

Ph.D. Candidate and Fulbright Scholar, January 2014 - present

Dissertation: "Feasability Assessment of Large-Scale Duckweed Biorefineries: Technical, Environmental, and Economic Evaluation of Integrated Wastewater Treatment and Bioenergy Production using Duckweed."

Environmental Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
212 Sackett Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: auc261@psu.edu

Ben Roman

Matthew Foltz

Undergraduate Independent Study, August 2016 - present

Project: "Optimization of Duckweed Drying for Long-Term Storage: Minimizing Energy Consumption for Pathogen Inactivation."

Civil Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
212 Sackett Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: mrf5321@psu.edu

Ben Roman

Benjamin Roman

Ph.D. Candidate, January 2016 - present

Dissertation: "Utilizing Wastewater-Grown Duckweed as a Protein Supplement for Sustainable Agriculture."

Environmental Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
212 Sackett Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: bjr5195@psu.edu

Ben Roman

Joseph L.Titman

Undergraduate Research Assistant, May 2017 - present

NSF REU Project: "Adaptation of a Chemostat for Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) Experiments."

Chemical Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Email: jlt5574@psu.edu

Michael Shreve

Michael J. Shreve

Ph.D. Candidate and NSF Fellow, January 2011 - present

Dissertation: "Sustainable Removal of Emerging Contaminants from Municipal Wastewater Using Symbiotic Microbial Consortia."

Environmental Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
212 Sackett Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: mjs697@psu.edu

Nicole Urban

Kayla Wirth

Undergraduate Research Assistant, August 2017 - present

Project: "Methanogenic Digestion of Duckweed to Maximize Bioenergy Yields."

Civil Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Email:krw5342@psu.edu

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