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Call, D. and B.E. Logan. 2008. Hydrogen production in a single chamber microbial electrolysis cell lacking a membrane. Environ. Sci. Technol.  42(9):3401-3406.

Xing, D., Y. Zuo, S. Cheng, J.M. Regan,and B.E. Logan. 2008. Electricity generation by Rhodopseudomonas palustris DX-1. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42(11): 4146-4151

Zuo, Y., D. Xing, J.M. Regan, and B.E. Logan. 2008. Isolation of the exoelectrogenic bacterium Ochrobactrum anthropi YZ-1 by using a U-tube microbial fuel cell. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74(10):3130-3137.

Kim, J.-R., J. Dec, M.A. Bruns, and B.E. Logan. 2008. Removal of odors from swine wastewater by using microbial fuel cells. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74(8):2540-2543.

Kim, J.-R., Y. Zuo, J.M. Regan, and B.E. Logan. 2008. Analysis of ammonia loss mechanisms in microbial fuel cells treating animal wastewater. Biotechnol. Bioengin. 99(5):1120-1127.

Feng, Y., X. Wang, B. E. Logan, and H. Lee. 2008. Brewery wastewater treatment using air-cathode microbial fuel cells. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 78(5):873-880.

Liu, H., S. Cheng, L. Huang, and B.E. Logan. 2008. Scale-up of membrane-free single-chamber microbial fuel cells. J. Power Sources. 179:274-279.

Huang, L. and B.E. Logan. 2008. Electricity generation and treatment of paper recycling wastewater using a microbial fuel cell. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. In press.

Shimoyama, T., S. Komukai, A. Yamazawa, Y. Ueno, B.E. Logan, and K. Watanabe. 2008. Electricity generation from model organic wastewater in a cassette-electrode microbial fuel cell. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. In press.

Rezaei, F., T.L. Richard, and B.E. Logan. 2008. Enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose coupled with electricity generation in a microbial fuel cell. Biotechnol. Bioengin. In press.

Huang, L., and B.E. Logan. 2008. Electricity production from xylose in fed-batch and continuous-flow microbial fuel cells. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. In press.

Feng, Y., Y. Cui, and B.E. Logan. 2008. Performance of Gd-doped Ti-based Sb-SnO2 anodes for electrochemical destruction of phenol. Chemosphere. 70(9):1629-1636.

Serra, T., J. Colomer, and B.E. Logan. 2008. Efficiency of different shear devices on flocculation. Wat. Res., 42(4-5):1113-1121.

Ma, H., C.J. Winslow, and B.E. Logan. 2008. Spectral force analysis using atomic force microscopy reveals the importance of surface heterogeneity in bacterial and colloid adhesion to engineered surfaces. Coll. Surf. B, 62(2):232–237.


Logan, B.E., S. Cheng, V. Watson, and G. Estadt. 2007. Graphite fiber brush anodes for increased power production in air-cathode microbial fuel cells. Environ. Sci. Technol., 41(9):3341-3346.  [News story]

Zuo, Y., S. Cheng, D. Call and B.E. Logan. 2007. Tubular membrane cathodes for scalable power generation in microbial fuel cells. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41(9):3347-3353.  [News story]

Cheng, S., and B.E. Logan. 2007. Sustainable and efficient biohydrogen production via electrohydrogenesis. PNAS, 104(47): 18871–18873. [#12 most accessed paper in PNAS, Nov. 2007]

Kim, J. R., S.-E. Oh, S. Cheng, and B.E. Logan. 2007. Power generation using different cation, anion and ultrafiltration membranes in microbial fuel cells. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41(3):1004-1009.

Cheng, S. and B.E. Logan. 2007. Ammonia treatment of carbon cloth anodes to enhance power generation of microbial fuel cells. Elec. Comm. 9, 492-496.

Kim, J.R., S.H. Jung, B.E. Logan, and J. Regan. 2007. Electricity generation and microbial community analysis of ethanol powered microbial fuel cells. Bioresource Technol. 98(13): 2568-2577.

Oh, S.-E., and B.E. Logan. 2007. Voltage reversal during microbial fuel cell stack operation. J. Power Sources 167(1):11-17.

Rezaei, F., T.L. Richard, R. Brennan, and B.E. Logan. 2007. Substrate-enhanced microbial fuel cells for improved remote power generation from sediment-based systems. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41(11):4053-4058.

Ditzig, J., H. Liu and B.E. Logan. 2007. Production of hydrogen from domestic wastewater using a bioelectrochemically assisted microbial reactor (BEAMR). Internat. J. Hydrogen Energy. 32(13), 2296-2304.

Yu, E.H., S. Cheng, K. Scott, and B.E. Logan. 2007. Microbial fuel cell performance with non-Pt cathode catalysts. J. Power Sources, 171(2)275-281.

Cheng, S., B.A. Dempsey, and Bruce E. Logan. 2007. Electricity generation from synthetic acid-mine drainage (AMD) water using fuel cell technologies. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41(23):8149-8153.

Ren, Z., T. Ward, B.E. Logan, and J.M. Regan. 2007. Characterization of the cellulolytic and hydrogen-producing activities of six mesophilic Clostridium species. J. Applied Microbiol. 103(6): 2258–2266.

Salerno, M.B., X. Li and B.E. Logan. 2007. Adhesion characteristics of two Burkholderia cepacia strains examined using colloid probe microscopy and gradient force analysis. Colloids Surf. B. 59(1):46-51.


Logan, B.E. and J.M. Regan. 2006. Feature Article: Microbial fuel cells-challenges and applications. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40(17):5172-5180.

Logan, B.E., P. Aelterman, B. Hamelers, R. Rozendal, U. Schröeder, J. Keller, S. Freguiac, W. Verstraete, K. Rabaey. 2006. Microbial fuel cells: methodology and technology. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40(17):5181-5192. [#6 accessed paper for ES&T for 2006; #1 for for July – September 2006“Hot paper” in Chemistry, defined as one of 200 papers receiving the most citations in a 2 month period; 11-07; and 2-08]

Logan, B.E. 2006. Invited editorial: Energy diversity brings stability. Environ. Sci. Technol 40(17):5161. Click here for link to audiocast on the special issue

Gorby, Y. A., S. Yanina, J.S. McLean, K.M. Rosso, D. Moyles, A. Dohnalkova, T.J. Beveridge, I.S. Chang, B.H. Kim, K.S. Kim, D.E. Culley, S.B. Reed, M.F. Romine, D.A. Saffarini, E.A. Hill, L. Shi, D.A Elias, D.W. Kennedy, G. Pinchuk, K. Watanabe, S. Ishii, B.E. Logan, K.H. Nealson, J.K. Fredrickson. 2006. Electrically conductive bacterial nanowires produced by Shewanella oneidensis strain MR-1 and other microorganisms. PNAS 103(30):11358-11363.

Cheng, S., H. Liu and B.E. Logan. 2006. Power densities using different cathode catalysts (Pt and CoTMPP) and polymer binders (Nafion and PTFE) in single chamber microbial fuel cells. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40(1):364-369. [“Hot paper” in Chemistry, defined as one of 200 papers receiving the most citations in a 2 month period; 2-22-07]

Cheng, S., H. Liu and B.E. Logan. 2006. Increased power and coulombic efficiency of single-chamber microbial fuel cells through an improved cathode structure. Electrochem. Comm. 8:489-494.

Logan, B.E. and J.M. Regan. 2006. Electricity-producing bacterial communities in microbial fuel cells. Trends Microbiol. 14(12):512-5118.

Cheng, S, H. Liu and B.E. Logan. 2006. Increased power generation in a continuous flow MFC with advective flow through the porous anode and reduced electrode spacing. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40(7):2426-2432.

Oh, S. and B.E. Logan. 2006. Proton exchange membrane and electrode surface areas as factors that affect power generation in microbial fuel cells. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 70(2):162-169.

Heilmann, J. and B.E. Logan. 2006. Production of electricity from proteins using a single chamber microbial fuel cell. Water Environ. Res. 78(5):1716-1721.

Zuo, Y., P.-C. Maness, and B.E. Logan. 2006. Electricity production from steam exploded corn stover biomass. Energy & Fuels 20(4):1716-1721.

Zhang, H., M.A. Bruns, and B.E. Logan. 2006. Biological hydrogen production by Clostridium acetobutylicum in an unsaturated flow reactor. Wat. Res. 40(4):728-734.

Salerno, M.B., W. Park, Y. Zuo, and B.E. Logan. 2006. Inhibition of biohydrogen production by ammonia Wat. Res. 40(6):1167-1172.

Salerno, M.B., M. Flamm, B.E. Logan, D. Velegol. 2006. Transport of rodlike colloids through packed beds. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40(20):6336-6340

Vadillo-Rodriguez, V. and B.E. Logan. 2006. Localized attraction correlates with bacterial adhesion to glass and metal oxide substrata. Environ. Sci. Technol., 40(9):2983-2988.

Xu, L.-C., and B.E. Logan. 2006. Adhesion forces between functionalized latex microspheres and protein-coated surfaces evaluated using colloid probe atomic force microscopy. Coll. Surf. B Biointerf. 48(1):84-94.

Xu, L.-C., and B.E. Logan. 2006. Interaction forces measured using AFM between colloids and surfaces coated with both dextran and protein. Langmuir, 22(10):4720-4727.

Paramonova, E., E.L. Zerfoss, and B.E. Logan. 2006. Biocolloid collision efficiencies measured for granular activated carbon using a two-layer filtration model. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72(8):5190-5196.

Kwon, K.D., V. Vadillo-Rodriguez, B.E. Logan, and J.D. Kubicki. 2006. Interactions of biopolymers with silica surfaces: force measurements and electronic structure calculation studies. Geochim. et Cosmochim. 70:3803-3819.


Liu, H., S. Grot and B.E. Logan. 2005. Electrochemically assisted microbial production of hydrogen from acetate. Environ. Sci. Technol., 39(11):4317-4320. {See also: ES&T news story p. 235A}  [#10 most accessed paper for ES&T for 2005; #13 in 2006]

Liu, H., S. Cheng, and B.E. Logan. 2005. Production of electricity from acetate or butyrate in a single chamber microbial fuel cell. Environ. Sci. Technol., 39(2):658-662.

Kim, J.-R., B. Min and B.E. Logan. 2005. Evaluation of procedures to acclimate a microbial fuel cell for electricity production. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 68(1):23-30.

Logan, B.E., C. Murano, K. Scott, N.D. Gray and I.M. Head. 2005. Electricity generation from cysteine in a microbial fuel cell.  Wat Res., 39(5):942-952.

Liu, H., S. Cheng, and B.E. Logan. 2005. Power generation in fed-batch microbial fuel cells as a function of ionic strength, temperature, and reactor configuration. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39(14):5488-5493.

Min, B., S. Cheng, and B.E. Logan. 2005. Electricity generation using membrane and salt bridge microbial fuel cells. Wat. Res.  39(5):942-952. 

Min, B., J.-R. Kim, S.-E. Oh, J.M. Regan, and B.E. Logan. 2005. Electricity generation from animal wastewater using microbial fuel cells. Wat. Res., 39(20):4961-4968.

Oh, S.-E. and B.E. Logan. 2005. Hydrogen and electricity production from a food processing wastewater using fermentation and microbial fuel cell technologies. Wat. Res. 39(19):4673-4682.

Logan, B.E. 2005. Editorial- Generating electricity from wastewater treatment plants.  Wat. Environ. Res. 77(3):209.

Logan, B.E. 2005. Simultaneous wastewater treatment and biological electricity generation. Wat. Sci. Technol. 52(1-2):31-37.

Van Ginkel, S.W. and B.E. Logan. 2005. Increased biological hydrogen production with reduced organic loading. Wat. Res., 39(16):3819-3826.

Van Ginkel, S., S.-E. Oh, and B.E. Logan. 2005. Biohydrogen gas production from food processing and domestic wastewaters, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy. In press.

Van Ginkel, S.W. and B.E. Logan. 2005. The inhibition of biohydrogen production caused by undissociated acid concentrations at high glucose concentrations. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39(23):9351-9356.

Park, W, S.H. Hyun, B.E. Logan, and I.S. Kim. 2005. Removal of headspace CO2 increases biological hydrogen production. Environ. Sci. Technol., 39(12):4416-4420.

Steinberg, L., J. Trimble, and B.E. Logan. 2005. Enzymes responsible for chlorate reduction by Pseudomonas sp. are different from those used for perchlorate reduction by Azospira sp. FEMS Microb. Lett. 247:153-159.

Zhang, H, B.E. Logan, J.M. Regan, L.A. Achenbach, and M.A. Bruns.  2005. Molecular assessment of inoculated and indigenous bacteria in biofilms from a pilot-scale perchlorate-reducing bioreactor. Microb. Ecol. 49(3):388-398.

Li, B. and B.E. Logan. 2005. The impact of ultraviolet light on bacterial adhesion to glass and metal-oxide coated surface. Coll. Surf. B: Biointerf. 41:153-161.

Xu, L.-C., and B.E. Logan. 2005. Atomic force microscopy colloid probe analysis of interactions between proteins and surfaces. Environ. Sci. Technol.  39(10):3592-3600.

Xu, L.-C., V. Vadillo-Rodriguez, and B.E. Logan. 2005. Residence time, loading force, pH and ionic strength affect adhesion forces between colloids and biopolymer-coated surfaces. Langmuir, 21(16):7491-7500.

Salerno, M.B, Rothsteina, S., Nwachukwua, C., Shelbia, H., Velegol. D. and B.E. Logan. 2005. The effect of biomolecules on particle deposition to hydrophobic surfaces.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 39(17):6371-6377


Liu, H., R. Ramnarayanan and B.E. Logan. 2004. Production of electricity during wastewater treatment using a single chamber microbial fuel cell. Environ. Sci. Technol. 38, 2281-2285. [#7 accessed paper for ES&T for 2004]

Logan, B.E. 2004. Feature Article: Biologically extracting energy from wastewater: biohydrogen production and microbial fuel cells.  Environ. Sci. Technol., 38(9):160A-167A.

Liu, H. and B.E. Logan.  2004. Electricity generation using an air-cathode single chamber microbial fuel cell in the presence and absence of a proton exchange membrane. Environ. Sci. Technol., 38(14):4040-4046.

Oh, S.-E., B. Min, and B.E. Logan. 2004. Cathode performance as a factor in electricity generation in microbial fuel cells. Environ. Sci. Technol. 38(18):4900-4904.

Min, B. and B.E. Logan. 2004. Continuous electricity generation from domestic wastewater and organic substrates in a flat plate microbial fuel cell. Environ. Sci. Technol. 38(21), 5809-5814.

Oh, S.-E., P. Iyer, M.A. Bruns, and B.E. Logan. 2004. Biological hydrogen production using a membrane bioreactor. Biotechnol. Bioengin. 87(1)119-127.

Iyer, P., M.A. Bruns, H. Zhang, S. Van Ginkel, and B.E. Logan. 2004. Hydrogen gas production in a continuous flow bioreactor using heat-treated soil inocula. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 89(1):119-127.

Zhang, J.J., X.-Y. Li, and B.E. Logan. 2004. Physical and hydrodynamic properties of flocs produced during biological hydrogen production. Biotechnol. Bioengin.  88(7):854-860.

Xu, J., Trimble, J.J., Steinberg, L. and Logan, B.E. 2004. Chlorate and nitrate reduction pathways are separately induced in the perchlorate-respiring bacterium Dechlorosoma sp. KJ and the chlorate-respiring bacterium Pseudomonas sp. PDA. Wat Res., 38(3):673-680.

Song, Y. and B.E. Logan. 2004. Effect of O2 exposure on perchlorate reduction by Dechlorosoma sp. KJ. Wat. Res., 38(6):1626-1632.

Min, B., P.J. Evans, A. Chu, and B.E. Logan. 2004. Perchlorate removal in sand and plastic media bioreactors. Wat. Res., 38(1):47-60.

Min, B., D. Kohler, and B.E. Logan. 2004. A simplified HBOD test protocol based on oxygen measurements using a fiber optic (HBOD) probe. Water Environ. Res., 76(1):39-47.

Song, Y. and B.E. Logan. 2004. Inhibition of aerobic respiration and dissimilatory perchlorate reduction using cyanide. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 239:229-234.

Li, X. and B.E. Logan. 2004. Analysis of bacterial adhesion using a gradient force analysis and colloid probe atomic force microscopy. Langmuir, 20(20):8817-8822

Salerno, M.B., B.E. Logan, and D. Velegol. 2004. Importance of molecular details in predicting bacterial adhesion to hydrophobic surfaces. Langmuir, 20:10625-10629.

Li, B. and B.E. Logan. 2004. Bacterial adhesion to glass and metal-oxide surfaces. Colloids Surf. B Biointerf.  36:81-90.

Velegol. S.B. and B.E. Logan. 2004. Correction to: “Contributions of bacterial surface polymers, electrostatics and cell elasticity to the shape of AFM force curves”. Langmuir, 20:3820.


Oh, S.-E., S. Van Ginkel, and B.E. Logan. 2003. The relative effectiveness of pH control and heat treatment for enhancing biohydrogen gas production. Environ. Sci. Technol., 37(22):5186-5190.

Velegol, S.B., S. Pardi, X. Li, D. Velegol, and B.E. Logan. 2003.  AFM imaging artifacts due to bacterial cell height and AFM tip geometry.  Langmuir. 19, 851-857.

Burks, G.A. S.B. Velegol, E. Paramanova, B.E. Lindenmuth, J.D. Feick, and B.E. Logan. 2003. Macroscopic and nanoscale measurements of the adhesion of bacteria with varying outer layer surface composition. Langmuir, 19(6):2366-2371.

Xu, J., Y. Song, B. Min, L. Steinberg, and B.E. Logan. 2003. Microbial degradation of perchlorate: principles and applications. Environ. Engin. Sci, 20(5): 405-422.

Xu, J. and B.E. Logan. 2003. Measurement of chlorite dismutase activities in perchlorate respiring bacteria. J. Micro. Methods 54:239-247.


Logan, B.E., S.-E. Oh, I.S. Kim, and S. Van Ginkel. 2002. Biological hydrogen production measured in batch anaerobic respirometers.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 36(11):2530-2535.

Shellenberger, K. and B.E. Logan 2002. Effect of molecular scale roughness of glass beads on colloidal and bacterial deposition. Environ. Sci. Technol. 36(2):184-189.

Logan, B.E. and J. Wu. 2002. Enhanced toluene degradation under chlorate-reducing conditions by bioaugmentation of sand columns with chlorate- and toluene-degrading enrichments. Bioremed. J., 6(2):87-95.

Velegol. S.B. and B.E. Logan. 2002. Contributions of bacterial surface polymers, electrostatics and cell Elasticity to the shape of AFM force curves. Langmuir, 18:3454-3458.  [correction]

Zhang H., M.A. Bruns, and B.E. Logan. 2002. Perchlorate reduction by a novel chemolithoautotrophic hydrogen-oxidizing bacterium. Environ. Microbiol., 4(10):570-576.

Li, X-Y. and B.E. Logan. 2002. Reply to the comment by L. Gmachowski on "Permeability of fractal aggregates". Wat. Res. 36(13):3415-3416

Logan, B.E. and D. LaPoint. 2002. Treatment of perchlorate-contaminated groundwater in an autotrophic, gas phase, packed bed bioreactor. Wat. Res. 36(14):3647-3653.


Logan, B.E. 2001. Assessing the outlook for perchlorate remediation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 35(23): 482A-487A. [Color, 13 mB]

Logan, B.E., J. Wu and R.F. Unz. 2001. Biological perchlorate reduction in high salinity solutions.  Wat. Res. 35(12):3034-3038.

Logan, B.E., H. Zhang, P. Mulvaney, M.G. Milner, I.M. Head, and R.F. Unz. 2001. Kinetics of perchlorate- and chlorate- respiring bacteria.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol.  67(6): 2499-2506.

Logan, B.E. 2001. Discussion of “Oxygen mass transfer coefficients for different sample containers used in the headspace BOD (HBOD) test.” Water Environ. Res. 73(4):508.

Wu, J., R. Unz, H. Zhang and B.E. Logan. 2001. Persistence of perchlorate and the relative numbers of perchlorate- and chlorate-respiring microorganisms in natural waters, soils and wastewater. Bioremed. J. 5(2):119-130.

Logan, B.E. 2001. Analysis of overall perchlorate removal rates in packed-bed reactors. J. Environ. Engng. 127(5):469-471.

Li, X-Y. and B.E. Logan. 2001. Permeability of fractal aggregates. Wat. Res. 35(14):3373-3380.

Kim, K. and B.E. Logan. 2001. Microbial reduction of perchlorate in pure and mixed culture packed-bed bioreactors. Wat. Res. 35(13): 3071-3076.

Logan, B.E. and D. Kohler. 2001. Oxygen mass transfer coefficients for different sample containers used in the headspace BOD (HBOD) test. Water Environ. Res. 73(1):58-62.


Miller, J.P. and B.E. Logan. 2000.  Sustained perchlorate degradation in a gas phase hydrogen-oxidizing packed bed bioreactor. Environ. Sci. Technol. 34(14):3018-3022.

Camesano, T.A. and B.E. Logan. 2000. Probing electrostatic interactions using atomic force microscopy. Environ. Sci. Technol. 34(16):3354-3362. 

Rogers, B. and B.E. Logan. 2000. Bacterial transport in NAPL-contaminated porous media. J. Environ. Engrg. 126(7): 657-666. 

Camesano, T.A. M.J. Natan, and B.E. Logan. 2000. Observation of changes in bacterial cell morphology using tapping mode atomic force microscopy.Langmuir 16(10):4563-4572. 

Unice, K.M., and B.E. Logan. 2000. The insignificant role of hydrodynamic dispersion on bacterial transport. J. Environ. Engin. 126(6): 491-500. 

Kim, K. and B.E. Logan. 2000.  Fixed-bed bioreactor treating perchlorate-contaminated waters. Environ. Engin. & Sci. 17(5):257-265.

Logan, B.E. and G. Wagenseller. 2000. Molecular size distribution of organic matter in wastewater transformed by treatment in a full scale trickling filter. Water Environ. Res.  72(3):277-281. 


Camesano, T.A., K.M. Unice and B.E. Logan. 1999. Modeling dynamic blocking of colloids in porous media using intracolumn deposition patterns and breakthrough curves. Colloids Surf. A. Physicochem. Engin. Aspects. 160(3):291-307. 

Serra, T. and B.E. Logan. 1999. Collision frequencies of fractal bacterial aggregates with small particles in a sheared fluid.  Environ. Sci. Technol.  33(13):2247-2251. 

Fang, Y. and B.E. Logan. 1999. Bacterial transport in gas sparged porous media. J. Environ. Engng. 125(7):668-673. 

Logan, B.E., T.A. Camesano, A.A. DeSantis, K.M. Unice, and J.C. Baygents. 1999. Comment on "A method for calculating bacterial deposition coefficients using the fraction of bacteria recovered from laboratory columns" by Bolster et al. Environ. Sci. Technol. 33(8):1316-1317. 

Li, Q. and B.E. Logan. 1999. Enhancing bacterial transport for bioaugmentation of aquifers using low ionic strength solutions and surfactants. Wat. Res., 33(4):1090-1100. 

Jewett, D.G., B.E. Logan, R.G. Arnold, and R.C. Bales. 1999. Transport of Pseudomonas fluorescens strain P17 through porous media as a function of water content. J. Contam. Hydrol.36(1-2):73-89. 


Logan, B.E., and B.E. Rittmann. 1998. Finding solutions for tough environmental problems. Environ. Sci. Technol., 32(21):502A-505A. 

Grossart, H.-P., M. Simon, and B.E. Logan. 1998. Formation of macroscopic organic aggregates (lake snow) in a large lake: The significance of transparent exopolymer particles, plankton and zooplankton. Limnol. Oceanogr. 42(8):1651-1672. 

Camesano, T.A. and B.E. Logan. 1998. Influence of fluid velocity and cell concentration on the transport of motile and non-motile bacteria in porous media. Environ. Sci. Technol., 32(11):1699-1708. 

Logan, B.E. 1998. A review of chlorate and perchlorate respiring microorganisms. Bioremediation J. 2(2):69-79.

Logan, B.E., A.R. Bliven, S.R. Olsen, and R. Patnaik. 1998. Growth Kinetics of Mixed Cultures under Chlorate-Reducing Conditions. J. Env. Engrg., 124(10):1008-1011. 

Li, X. U. Passow, and B.E. Logan. 1998. Fractal dimensions of small (15 to 200 µm) particles in eastern Pacific coastal waters. Deep-Sea Res. I, 45(1):115-131. 

Confer, D.R. and B.E. Logan. 1998. A conceptual model describing macromolecule degradation by suspended cultures and biofilms Water Sci. Technol. 37 (4-5):231-234. 

Confer, D.R., and B.E. Logan. 1998. Location of protein and polysaccharide hydrolytic activity in suspended and biofilm wastewater cultures. Wat. Res., 32(1):31-38. 


Jackson, G.A., R. Maffione, D.K. Costello, A.L. Alldredge, B.E. Logan, and H.G. Dam. 1997. Particle size spectra between 1 µm and 1 cm at Monterey Bay determined using multiple instruments. Deep-Sea Res.I, 44(11):1739-1767.

Logan, B.E. 1997. Reply to comment by Iranpour and Shao on "A gas chromatographic based headspace biochemical oxygen demand test." Water Env. Res., 69(6):1179-1180.

Confer, D.R. and B.E. Logan. 1997. Molecular Weight Distribution of Hydrolysis Products during Biodegradation of Model Macromolecules in Suspended and Biofilm Cultures I: Bovine Serum Albumin. Wat. Res., 31(9):2127-2136.

Confer, D.R. and B.E. Logan. 1997. Molecular Weight Distribution of Hydrolysis Products during Biodegradation of Model Macromolecules in Suspended and Biofilm Cultures II: Dextran and Dextrin. Wat. Res., 31(9):2127-2145.

Logan, B.E., D.G. Jewett, R.G. Arnold, E. Bouwer and C.R. O'Melia. 1997. Reply to Comment by S. Qi on "Clarification of clean-bed filtration models." J. Environ. Eng., 123(7):730-731.

Li, X. and B.E. Logan. 1997. Collision Frequencies of Fractal Aggregates with Small Particles by Differential Sedimentation. Environ. Sci. Technol., 31(4):1229-1236. 

Li, X. and B.E. Logan. 1997. Collision Frequencies between Fractal Aggregates and Small Particles in a Turbulently Sheared Fluid. Environ. Sci. Technol., 31(4):1237-1242. 

Logan, B.E. and R. Patnaik. 1997. A gas chromatographic based headspace biochemical oxygen demand test. Water Env. Res., 69(2):206-214.


Johnson, C.P., X. Li and B.E. Logan. 1996. Settling velocities of fractal aggregates. Environ. Sci. Technol., 30(6):1911-1919. 

Aiken, B.S. and B.E. Logan. 1996. Degradation of pentachlorophenol by the white rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium grown in ammonium lignosulphonate media. Biodegradation, 7(3):175-182.

Martin, M.J., B.E. Logan, W.P. Johnson, D.J. Jewett, and R.G. Arnold. 1996.Scaling bacterial filtration rates in different sized porous media. J. Environ. Engng., 122(5):407-415.

Johnson, W.P. and B.E. Logan. 1996. Enhanced transport in porous media by sediment-phase and aqueous-phase natural organic matter. Wat. Res., 30(4):923-931.

Logan, B.E. 1996. Discussion of "Oxygen utilization of trickling filter biofilms" by Hinton and Stensel. J. Environ. Engng., 122(4):333-336.

Jiang, Q. and B.E. Logan. 1996. Fractal dimensions of aggregates produced in laminar and turbulent shear devices. J. AWWA. 88(2):100-113. [Full color= 42 mB]  [Greyscale=16mB]

Logan, B.E. 1996. Guest Editorial: "Environmental Engineering Education." J. Environ. Engng., 122(3).

Johnson, W.P., M.J. Martin, M.J. Gross, and B.E. Logan. 1996. Facilitation of bacterial transport through porous media by changes in solution and surface properties. Colloids Surf. A 107:263-271.


Gross, M.J. and B.E. Logan. 1995. Influence of different chemical treatments on transport of Alcaligenes paradoxus in porous media. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 61(5):1750-1756. 

Confer, D.R., B.E. Logan, B.S. Aiken, and D.L. Kirchman. 1995. Measurement of dissolved free and combined amino acids in unconcentrated wastewaters using HPLC. Wat. Environ. Res. 67(1)118-125.

Logan, B.E. and J.R. Kilps. 1995. Fractal dimensions of aggregates formed in different fluid mechanical environments. Water Res. 29(2):443-453.

Alleman, B.C., B.E. Logan, G.L. Amy and R.L. Gilbertson. 1995. Degradation of pentachlorophenol by white rot fungi in rotating tube bioreactors. Wat. Res. 29(1):61-67.

Logan, B.E. 1995. Review of "Chemical fate and transport in the environment" by H.F. Hemond and E.J. Hester. Limnol. Oceanogr., 40(8):1534-1535.

Logan, B.E., D.G. Jewett, R.G. Arnold, E. Bouwer and C.R. O'Melia. 1995. Clarification of clean-bed filtration models. J. Environ. Eng. 121(12): 869-873.

Johnson, W.P., K.A. Blue, B.E. Logan and R.G. Arnold. 1995. Modeling bacterial detachment during transport through porous media as a resident-time-dependent process. Wat. Resour. Res., 31(11):2649-2658.

Logan, B.E. 1995. Comment on "Investigation of a sequential filtration technique for particle fractionation." by Droppo et al, Environ. Sci. Technol., 29(8):2166-2167.

Jackson, G.A., B.E. Logan, A.L. Alldredge, and H. Dam. 1995. Combining particle size spectra from a mesocosm experiment measured using photographic and aperture impedance (Coulter and Elzone) techniques. Deep-Sea Res. II, 42(1):139-157.

Logan, B.E., U. Passow, A.L. Alldredge, H.-P. Grossart, and M. Simon. 1995. Rapid formation and sedimentation of large aggregates is predictable from coagulation rates (Half-Lives) of transparent exopolymer particles (TEP). Deep-Sea Res. II, 42(1):203-214.

Li, X. and B.E. Logan. 1995. Size distributions and fractal properties of particles during a simulated phytoplankton bloom in a mesocosm. Deep-Sea Res. II, 42(1):125-138.

Logan, B.E. 1995. Reply to Discussion of S.W. Hinton and H.D. Stensel on "Oxygen transfer in trickling filters". J. Environ. Engin., 121(5):423-426.

Jewett, D.G., T.A. Hilbert, B.E. Logan, R.G. Arnold, R.C. Bales. 1995. Bacterial transport in columns and filters: influence of ionic strength and pH on collision efficiency. Wat. Res., 29(7):1673-1680.

Gross, M.J., O. Albinger, D.G. Jewett, B.E. Logan, R.C. Bales, and R.G. Arnold. 1995. Measurement of bacterial collision efficiencies in porous media. Wat. Res., 29(4):1151-1158.

Logan, B.E. 1995. Reply to the Discussion of A.B. Gupta and A.S. Agnihotri on "The HBOD test: a new method for determining biochemical oxygen demand." Water Environ. Res., 67(3):377-379.


Logan, B.E., H.-P. Grossart, and M. Simon. 1994. Direct observation of phytoplankton, TEP, and aggregates on polycarbonate filters using brightfield microscopy. J Plankton Res., 16(12):1811-1815. 

Kilps, J.R., B.E. Logan, and A.L. Alldredge. 1994. Fractal dimensions of marine snow determined from image analysis of in situ photographs. Deep-Sea Res. 41(8):1159-1169.

Haldane, G.M., and B.E. Logan. 1994. Molecular size distributions of a macromolecular polysaccharide (dextran) during its biodegradation in batch and continuous cultures. Wat. Res. 28(9):1873-1878.

Logan, B.E., B.C. Alleman, G.L. Amy and R.L. Gilbertson 1994. Adsorption and removal of pentachlorophenol by white rot fungi in batch cultures. Wat. Res. 28(7):1533-1538.

Albinger, O., B.K. Biesemeyer, R.G. Arnold and B.E. Logan. 1994. Effect of bacterial heterogeneity on adhesion to uniform collectors by monoclonal populations. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 124:321-326.

Logan, B.E., U. Passow and A.L. Alldredge. 1994. Variable retention of diatoms on screens during size separations. Limnol. Oceanogr. 39(2):390-395.

Passow, U., A.L. Alldredge, and B.E. Logan. 1994. The role of particulate carbohydrate exudates in the flocculation of diatom blooms. Deep-Sea Res. 41(2):335-357.


Logan, B.E. and R.C. Fleury. 1993. Multiphasic kinetics can be an artifact of the assumption of saturable kinetics for microorganisms. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 102:115-124. 

Logan, B.E. and G.A. Wagenseller. 1993. The HBOD test: a new method for determining biochemical oxygen demand. Water Environ. Res. 65(7):862-868.

Logan, B.E. 1993. Oxygen transfer in trickling filters. J. Environ. Engin. 119(6):1059-1076.

Alleman, B.C., B.E. Logan, and R.L. Gilbertson. 1993. A rapid method to screen fungi for resistance to toxic chemicals. Biodegradation. 4:125-129.

Alldredge, A.L., Passow, U, and B.E. Logan. 1993. The abundance and significance of a class of large, transparent organic particles in the ocean. Deep-Sea Res. 40(6):1131-1140.

Logan, B.E. 1993. Theoretical analysis of size distributions determined using screens and filters. Limnol. Oceanogr. 38(2):372-381.

Logan, B.E., T.A. Hilbert, R.G. Arnold. 1993. Removal of bacteria in laboratory filters: models and experiments. Wat. Res. 27(6):955-962.

Jewett, D.G., R.C. Bales, B.E. Logan, and R.G. Arnold. 1993. Comment on "Application of clean-bed filtration theory to bacterial deposition in porous media". Environ. Sci. Technol. 27(5):984-985.


Alleman, B.C., B.E. Logan, and R.L. Gilbertson. 1992. Toxicity of pentachlorophenol to six species of white rot fungi as a function of chemical dose. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 58(12):4048-4050.


Jiang, Q. and B.E. Logan. 1991. Fractal dimensions of aggregates determined from steady-state size distributions. Environ. Sci. Technol., 25(12), 2031-2038. 

Logan, B.E. and D.K. Kirchman. 1991. Increased uptake of dissolved organics by marine bacteria as a function of fluid motion. Mar. Biol., 111(1):175-181.

Confer, D.R. and B.E. Logan. 1991. Increased bacterial uptake of macromolecular substrates with fluid shear. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 57(11)3093-3100.

Logan, B.E. and D.B. Wilkinson. 1991. Fractal dimensions and porosities of Zoogloea ramigera and Saccharomyces cerevisae aggregates. Biotechnol. Bioengin., 38(4):389-396.


Logan, B.E. and Q. Jiang. 1990. Molecular size distributions of dissolved organic matter. J. Envir. Engin. 116(6):1046-1062. 

Logan, B.E. and D.S. Parker. 1990. Discussion of "Nitrification performance of a pilot scale trickling filter: by H.A. Gullicks and J.L. Cleasby." Res. J. Water Pollut. Control Fed., 62(7):933-936.

Logan, B.E. and J.W. Dettmer. 1990. Increased mass transfer to microorganisms with fluid motion. Biotechnol. Bioengin., 35(11):1135 -1144.

Logan, B.E. and D.B. Wilkinson. 1990. Fractal geometry of marine snow and other biological aggregates. Limnol. Oceanogr., 35(1):130-136.


Logan, B.E. and A.L. Alldredge. 1989. The increased potential for nutrient uptake by flocculating diatoms. Mar. Biol. 101(4):443-450. 

Logan, B.E., S.W. Hermanowicz and D.S. Parker. 1989. Reply to Discussion of S.W. Hinton and H.D. Stensel on "A fundamental model for trickling filter process design". J. Water Pollut. Control Fed., 61(3):363-366.

Logan, B.E., A. Steele, and R.G. Arnold. 1989. Computer simulation of DDT distribution in Palos Verdes shelf sediments. J. Env. Eng. Div., ASCE, 115(1):221-238.


Logan, B.E. and J.R. Hunt. 1988. Bioflocculation as a microbial response to substrate limitations. Biotechnol. Bioeng., 31:91-101.


Logan, B.E., S.W. Hermanowicz and D.S. Parker. 1987. A fundamental model for trickling filter process design. J. Water Pollut. Control Fed., 59(12):1029-1042. 

Logan, B.E., S.W. Hermanowicz and D.S. Parker. 1987. Engineering implications of a new trickling filter model. J. Water Pollut. Control Fed., 59(12):1017-1028.

Logan, B.E. and J.R. Hunt. 1987. Advantages of microbial growth in permeable aggregates in marine systems. Limnol. Oceanogr., 32(5):1034-1048.

Logan, B.E. and S.W. Hermanowicz. 1987. Application of the penetration theory to oxygen transfer to biofilms. Biotechnol. Bioeng., 29(6):762-766.


Kleinstreuer, C. and B.E. Logan. 1980. A mathematical model simulating fish losses near power plants using rotenone data. Water Res., 14(3):1047-1054. 

Kleinstreuer, C. and B.E. Logan. 1980. Generalized computer simulation mode for the impact assessment of industrial water use on fish populations. Prog. Water Tech., 13:363-390.


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