Theses Supervised by Dr. Brennan

‡Jackson, A. (2016) “Quantification and analysis of microplastics in Penn State wastewater systems”, Honors Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Hartleb, Marissa (2016) “Microbial community development in an ecological wastewater treatment system”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Fernandez Pulido, Carlos (2016) “Duckweed as a sustainable soil amendment to support crop growth, enhance soil quality, and reduce agricultural runoff”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

‡Campolong, C. (2016) “A preliminary trial to determine the feeding preference of Oreochromis niloticus (Nile tilapia) fingerlings for different preparations of Lemna minor (duckweed)”, Honors Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Kreider, A. N. (2015) “Behavior of duckweed as an agricultural amendment: nitrogen mineralization, leaching, and sorghum uptake”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Kelsey, D. J. (2013) “Incorporation of organic fungicides in bindered anthracite bricks for improved storage and performance in iron foundries”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Lin, Y. (2013) “Evaluation of microbial communities and their relationships with chemical performance in passive acid mine drainage systems amended with crab shell”, Ph.D. Dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University.

‡McKee, S. P. (2012) “Start-up of a pilot-scale ecological wastewater treatment system: water quality fluctuations as an indicator of ecosystem development”, Honors Thesis, The Pennyslvania State University.

‡Goots, S. S. (2012) “Cleaning up Little Laurel Run: design and performance of different crab-shell mixtures for supporting remediation of acid mine drainage in pilot-scale reactors at the Klondike-1 discharge”, Honors Thesis, The Pennyslvania State University.

‡Sheehan, M. W. (2012) “Optimizing the solar disinfection method to produce potable water from ecologically-treated wastewater using recycled polyethylene terephthalate bottles”, Honors Thesis, The Pennyslvania State University.

*McElhoe, J. A. (2011) “Spatial and temporal evaluation of dechlorinating populations during crab shell enhanced bioremediation”, Ph.D. Dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Grembi, J. A. (2011) “Remediation of high-strength mine impacted water with crab-shell substrate mixtures: laboratory column and field pilot tests”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Binsomprasong, N. (2011) “Biocatalysis of lignin and COD in pulp and paper mill effluent using immobilized symbiotic fungal mycelia”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Henry, E. E. (2011) “The development of an advanced treatment process to remove endocrine disrupting compounds from wastewater using Phanerochaete chrysosporium”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

‡Shreve, M. J. (2010) “Alginate encapsulation of Phanerochaete chrysosporium for the fungal biocatalysis of endocrine disrupting compounds in wastewater”, Honors Thesis, The Pennyslvania State University.

*Caporuscio, A. F. (2010) “The road to Brook Trout recovery: crab shell restores alkalinity to watersheds impacted by acid deposition”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

‡Sick, B. A. (2010) “Analysis and design of fractional crab-shell amendments to spent mushroom compost for the treatment of high-strength mine impacted water”, Honors Thesis, The Pennyslvania State University.

*Robinson-Lora, M. A. (2009) “Evaluation of chitinous materials as a multifunctional substrate for the remediation of mine impacted water”, Ph.D. Dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Eramo, A. (2009) “Bioremediation of diesel contaminated soil using spent mushroom compost”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Newcombe, C. (2009) “Effective and low-cost treatment of acid mine drainage using chitin as a fractional amendment to compost”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Robinson-Lora, M. A. (2007) “Biological denitrification of drinking water supplies using chitin”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

*Cai, H. (2007) “Treatability study of in situ bioremediation of perchlorate in vadose zone soil using gaseous electron donors”, M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

‡Daubert, L. N. (2006) “A laboratory investigation of passive remediation of acid mine drainage using chitin from crab shells”, Honors Thesis, The Pennyslvania State University.

 

‡Undergraduate student supervised by Dr. Brennan
*Graduate student supervised by Dr. Brennan