Energy sustainability for water
infrastructure and agriculture (PI: Logan; with J.M. Regan,
M. Hickner). King Abdullah University of Science and
Technology (KAUST), Saudia Arabia. May 1, 2008 – April 30, 2015.
Bioelectrochemical integration of waste heat recovery,
waste-to-energy conversion, and waste-to-chemical conversion
with industrial gas and chemical manufacturing processes
(Subcontract, Logan). Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (via
Department of Energy). September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2015.
$326,691 to Penn State.
Electrochemically Assisted Microbial Fermentation of Acetate.
(PI: Logan). National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO.
December 1, 2013 – November 30, 2014. $55,000.
Support for the North American International Society for
Microbial Electrochemical Technologies meetings. US Army
Research Office. (PIs: L. Angenent and B.E. Logan). September
15, 2012 – September 14, 2014. $30,525
A novel pilot-scale application for bio-hydrogen fermentation of
starch wastewater industry and synthesize of new materials for
chemical storage of hydrogen. USDA-Egypt Joint Science and
Technology Program. August 1, 2011 to September 30, 2013.
$119,498.BioEnergy Production. (PI: Logan). Frank
Annuzio Award in Alternative Energy Sources. $25,000.
Interspecies electron transfer in biotechnology. PIs: D.J.
Batstone and K. Rabaey. Collaborators: B.E. Logan, C. Picioreanu,
and A.J. Stams. Australian Research Council, 2009-2013. (No
direct funding to Penn State)
Motility as a means to understand prokaryotic function in the
biosphere. PI: J.G. Mitchell, with: A. Ball, R. Lal, B.E. Logan,
R. Stocker. Australian Research Council, 2010-2013. (No direct
funding to Penn State)
Microbial electrolysis cell for hydrogen gas production. (PI:
Logan). National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO. March
1, 2012 – February 28, 2013. $60,000.
Evaluation of refinery and other oily wastewaters for power
production in microbial fuel cells. Chevron. May 1, 2012 –
December 31, 2012. $90,000.
Development of Rhodobacter as a versatile platform for
fuels production. (PI: W Curtis; with J. Chapelle, B.E. Logan,
H. Salis). ArpaE, June 2010 – May 2013. $1,500,000.
Scaling up microbial fuel cells. Siemens Corporation. June 7,
2010 to September 30, 2011.
Electrochemical modeling and EIS evaluation of microbial
electrolysis cells. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., March 1,
2010 – February 28. 2011. $60,000.
Hydrogen production in tubular cathodes. National Renewable
Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO. April 1, 2010 - March 31, 2011.
REU Site: Chemical Energy Storage and
Conversion. National Science Foundation. (PI: M.J. Janik; B.E.
Logan included as senior personnel). May 1, 2010 – April 30,
Treatability of different industrial wastewaters evaluated using
microbial electrolysis cells. (PI: Logan). Air Products and
Chemicals, Inc., March 1, 2012 – June 31, 2012. Unrestricted
Electrochemical modeling and EIS evaluation of microbial
electrolysis cells-2. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., March 1,
2011 – February 28. 2012. $60,000.
Development of Rhodobacter as a versatile platform for fuels
production. (PI: W Curtis; with J. Chapelle, B.E. Logan). ArpaE,
June 2010 – May 2012. $1,500,000 (15%).
Paul L. Busch Award for "Innovation in
Wastewater Treatment- Harvesting Energy From Wastewater
Treatment". November 1, 2004 to December 31, 209. $100,000.
Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) Announcement.
Evaluation of hydrogen production from a food industry
wastewater stream in bench- and pilot-scale microbial
electrolysis tests. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., March 1,
2009 – February 28. 2010. $55,000.
Analysis of bench-scale microbial electrolysis cells. National
Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO. August 1, 2009- March
31, 2010. $40,000.
Microbial fuel cell architectures for a new
wastewater treatment system. (PI: Logan), National Science
Foundation. September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2009. $250,000.
Electrochemically assisted microbial
fermentation of acetate. (PI: Logan). National Renewable Energy
Laboratory, Golden, CO. August 2007-January 2009. $130,000.
Microbial electrolysis cell architectures
and feedstock tests (PI: Logan), Air Products and Chemicals,
Inc., March 1, 2008 – February 28. 2009. $110,984
Evaluation of MFCs for animal wastewater
treatment. (PI Logan). Agrakey Solutions, October 2, 2008 to May
31, 2009. $10,000.
Isolation and analysis of novel
electrochemically active bacteria for enhanced power generation
in microbial fuel cells (PIs: B.E. Logan and J.M. Regan). Air
Force Office of Scientific Research. June 1, 2006 to April 30,
Microbial Fuel Cell Symposium. (PI: B.E.
Logan, J.M. Regan). National Science Foundation. March 1, 2008-
October 31, 2008. $60,000. [Abstracts
from the Symposium held May 27-29, 2008]
Travel support to microbial fuel cell
symposium attendees. (B.E. Logan). Office of Naval Research.
March 1, 2008 – October 31, 2008. $4990.
Testing and evaluation of system materials for
creating a scalable bioelectrochemically assisted microbial reactor (BEAMR).
(PI: Logan), Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. March 1, 2007 to February 28,
Improving power generation in microbial fuel
cells. (PI: Logan), National Science Foundation. November 15,
2004- October 31, 2008. $509,342.
Center: EMSI- Center for Environmental
Kinetics Analysis (CEKA). (PI: Sue
Brantley. Personnel: S. Brantley, W. Burgos, B. Dempsey, P. Heaney, J.
Kubicki, B. Logan, M. Maroto-Valer, C. Martine, K. Merz, K. Mueller, K.
Osseo-Asare and M. Tien). National Science Foundation. September 1, 2004 –
August 31, 2009. $6,750,000. CEKA Website
Treatability study of American Eagle paper effluent stream for use as feedstock for microbial fuel cell operations. (PIs: B.E. Logan and T.L. Richard). American Eagle Paper Mills. August 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007. $7500.
In Situ Bioremediation of Perchlorate in Vadose Zone Soil using Gaseous
Electron Donors (PI: P.J. Evans, CDM; PSU PIs: R. Brennan, B.E. Logan).
ESTCP. January 2005 to December 2007. $90,000 PSU subcontract ($750,000
Novel microbial hydrogen production from biomass containing wastewater. (PI: Logan). Subcontract to Ion Power for an SBIR (Department of Energy, Topic: Biological solutions for reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide and producing fuels). Date- TBD. $30,000.
High yield hydrogen production from waste biomass. (PI: Logan), Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. March 1, 2006 to February 28, 2007. $60,000.
Bacterial adhesion to uncoated and coated glass
surfaces analyzed using batch adhesion tests and AFM. PPG Inc., May 1, 2005
to August 31, 2006. $78,362.
Coupled Processes for BioEnergy Production: Biological Hydrogen Linked with Microbial Fuel Cells. (PIs: Regan, Logan, Guiltinen), US Department of Agriculture, Sept. 2003 to August, 2006). $790,798.
grant: Biogeochemical Research Initiative for Education (BRIE) at Penn
State. (PIs: S. Brantley, K. Freeman, J. Brenchley). National Science
Foundation (NSF), August 1999 - July 2007. Dr. Logan is the
BRIE Team 2 leader: Bacterial
Molecular level analysis of macromolecule-surface interactions in bacterial adhesion. (PIs: Logan, Velegol, Chorover, Kubicki, Elimelech). National Science Foundation, Sept 15, 2000 - August 31, 2005. $2,555,000.
Demonstration: An operational hydrogen fueling station. (PIs: J. Anstrom, Z. Rado, B.E. Logan). Pennsylvania DEP and Pennsylvania DCED. $487,656 (cash) and $846,744 (match). April 1, 2004 to April 1, 2005.
Biological hydrogen production as a sustainable green technology for pollution prevention. (Co PI: M.A. Bruns). National Science Foundation, January 15, 2002 to January 14, 2005. $375,000.
The Biogeochemical Research Initiative for
Education (BRIE). (PIs: Brantley, Freeman, Brenchley). National Science
Foundation. July 1, 1999 - June 31, 2007. $2,699,997
Isolation and characterization of microbes
selected for in wastewater microbial fuel cells. (PIs: M. Tien, J. Regan, B.
Logan). Research Initiation Grant, Co-funded by the Center for Environmental
Chemistry and Geochemistry and the Hydrogen Energy Center. June 2004 to June
Measurement and analysis of microbial sticking coefficient for water treatment materials. June 1, 2003 – December 31, 2004.
Bacterial adsorption to carbon
SGER: Determination of the potential for direct generation of electricity from wastewater using a microbial fuel cell. National Science Foundation. June 1, 2003 – May 31, 2004. $86,937.
Interaction of bacteria with uncoated and coated
surfaces- Phase 2. PPG, Inc. May 2003 to August, 2004. $66,214.
Respiratory enzymes used for perchlorate reduction. National Science Foundation. Sept 7, 2000 - Sept 6, 2004. $399,984.
studies. PPG, Inc. January 15, 2002 - April 14, 2004.
Biofuel Cell research. (PIs: B.E. Logan, J. Regan, G. Ferry and M. Pishko). PSU Life Sciences Consortium Seed Grant Program, July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004, $60,000.
bacteria with uncoated and coated surfaces- Phase 1. PPG, Inc. January 16,
2002 to January 15, 2003. $64,648.
a test to measure bacterial sticking coefficients for activated carbon.
Proctor and Gamble. January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2004. $10,000.
A complete pilot-scale reactor for treating
perchlorate-contaminated drinking water. American Water Works Association
Research Foundation (AWWARF): Phase 3. November 15, 2002 to May 31, 2003.
ACS-PRF-Travel Grant: Molecular Level Aspects of
Bacterial Adhesion, Transport, and Biofilm formation. PIs: D. Velegol, B.E.
Logan, and J. Kubicki. January to April, 2003. $5900.
Genetic Engineering of Clostridium acetobutylicum
for Enhanced Production of Hydrogen Gas for Use as a Clean
Fuel Source. (PIs: J. Regan, M. Guiltinan, B.E. Logan). PSU Life Sciences
Consortium Seed Grant Program, July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2002, $42,500.
Biological hydrogen production in a bioreactor. US Filter Corp., July 15, 2002 to July 14, 2003. $50,000.
Research Opportunity Award (ROA) for Visiting
Scholars to work on an existing NSF Project. National Science Foundation,
March 26, 2001 to August 14, 2003. $28,137.
Field testing a bioreactor system to treat low-concentration perchlorate-contaminated water. American Water Works Association Research Foundation (AWWARF). November 15, 2000 to November 14, 2003. $450,000
AWWARF Phase 2
Corporate Gift: In support of the H2E Center.
Regenesis Corp., September 28, 2000 – December 2001. $10,000.
Association of Environmental Engineering and
Science Professors Research Frontiers Conference, July 31-August 3, 1999 at
Pennsylvania State University. (Co-PI: Cannon). National Science
Foundation.April 1, 1999 - March 31, 2000. $30,000.
Application of bioreactor systems to low-concentration perchlorate-contaminated water. Phase 1: Laboratory and Bench-Scale Experiments. American Water Works Research Foundation, Nov 1998-Oct 2001. $422,000
AWWARF Phase 1
Corporate Gift: Testing the Regenesis HRC for
Use in Perchlorate Remediation Regenesis Corp., May 14, 1999. $12,000.
Biodegradation of Subsurface Pollutants by Chlorate-Respiring Microorganisms. National Science Foundation (NSF). May 1998 - April 2001. $379,414
The HBOD test
Environmental Engineering Frontiers Workshop
National Science Foundation. September 1997 - August 1999. $24,250.
Bacterial Transport in Saturated, Unsaturated,
and Air-Sparged Porous Media. National Institute of Environmental Health
Sciences. March 1995- February 2000. $618,995.
Renovation of the University of Arizona
Environmental Engineering Bioprocessing Laboratory. National Science
Foundation, Academic Research and Infrastructure (ARI) Program and the
University of Arizona, December 1996- February 1998. $320,000
Cell Culture and Bioprocessing Core. (Co-PI: D.
Carter). National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, March 1995-
February 2000. $393,672
Use of a Novel Electron Acceptor for Stimulating Bioremediation. National
Science Foundation, May 1994- June 1995. $50,000
Using Fractal Geometry to Study Phytoplankton
Blooms and Coagulation Events. Office of Naval Research, December 1994-
November 1996. $92,104
The Use of Air Sparging to Remediate
Contaminated Soils. University of Arizona Foundation and the Office of the
Vice President for Research, June 1994-May 1995. $4,000
Transport of Biocolloids in the Subsurface.
(Co-PI: C.P. Gerba, R.C. Bales, R.G. Arnold). National Institute of
Environmental Health Sciences, Mar. 1992- Feb. 1995. $445,248.
Characterization of Aggregates and Coagulation
Processes Using Fractal Geometry. Office of Naval Research, December 1990-
November 1994. $403,330
Transport of subsurface biocolloids in porous
media. (Co-PI: R.C. Bales, R.G. Arnold and C.P. Gerba). Department of
Energy, October 1991 - December 1994. $300,000.
Physical and Optical Characterization of (Bio)
Particles: Coagulation, Growth and Adhesion. (Co-PI: G.L. Amy and R.G.
Arnold). National Science Foundation, Engineering Research Equipment Grant,
June 1990. $65,333
In-situ Bioremediation via Sequential
Treatments. (Co-PI: R.G. Arnold). National Institute of Environmental Health
Sciences, Mar. 1990- Feb. 1992. $103,932
Biodegradation of Macromolecules in Complex Wastewaters. National Science
Foundation, March 1990- August 1993. $285,162
Aerobic Biodegradation of Chlorinated Aromatics.
ITT Rayonier Inc., September 1988 - December 1990. $65,000
Bioremediation of Groundwater, Equipment and
Supplies Grant. United States Air Force, January 1988- December 1988. $6,300
Effects of Fluid Environment on Uptake Kinetics.
Office of Naval Research, July 1988 - July 1990. $125,000
Factors Affecting Uptake Kinetics of
Microorganisms in Permeable Aggregates. American Chemical Society, Petroleum
Research Fund, September 1987- September 1989. $18,000
Corporate Gift: Mass Separation Techniques for
Computer Aided Design of Trickling Filters. B.S. Flocor Ltd., March 1987-
August 1988. $14,000
Separation Techniques for the Design of Fixed
Film Bioreactors. University of Arizona Foundation
Bio-colloid transport in saturated, unsaturated,
and air-sparged porous media. National Institutes of Environmental Health
Sciences (NIEHS) via the University of Arizona NIEHS Superfund Center. April
1995 - March 2000. Bacterial