- Point-of-Use drinking water treatment with ceramic water filters
- Surfactant-aided bioremediation of soil contaminated with pentachlorophenol (PCP)
- Engineering education, including:
- gender differences in interests and attitudes
- first year students and retention
- In-Situ Bioremediation of dense non-aqueous phase liquid (DNAPL) mixtures, of
- Coal tar and polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)
- Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
- Chlorinated solvents (PCE, TCE)
- Microbial Induced Concrete Corrosion (MICC)
- Effect of biodegradation of jet fuel and de-icing compounds on the hydraulic
characteristics of saturated porous media
- Microbial clean-up of chromium contaminated soil
- Biodegradation kinetics of toxic organic compounds and compound mixtures
- Primarily aerobic biodegradation, but also multiple redox conditions
- Modeling biodegradation rates, including cometabolism and competitive inhibition
- Specifically: trichloroethene (TCE), dichloroethene (DCE), benzene, toluene,
ethylbenzene, xylene (BTEX), phenol, naphthalene, PCBs, chlorobenzene,
- Biological gas treatment
- How microbial processes impact the fate of contaminants in the subsurface
- Combining mass transfer, chemical properties, and bacteria to remediate groundwater,
soil, and air
- Inventors: A.R. Bielefeldt, H.D. Stensel, S.E. Strand, and R.E. Herwig.
Invention: Degradation of Environmental Toxins by a Filamentous Bacterium.
Patent Issued: Feb. 1999.
US. Patent No. 5,874,291.
- Inventors: A.R. Bielefeldt and H.D. Stensel.
Invention: A Device and Method for Removal of Gas Contaminants Through a
Shallow Sparged Bioreactor.
Patent Issued: Nov. 1999.
US. Patent No. 5,985,649.