Bruce Logan

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Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Membrane-based processes for sustainable power generation using water
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Nature 488:313-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Conversion of wastes into bioelectricity and chemicals by using microbial electrochemical technologies
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 337:686-90. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Essential data and techniques for conducting microbial fuel cell and other types of bioelectrochemical system experiments
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    ChemSusChem 5:988-94. 2012
  4. pmc Immobilization of anode-attached microbes in a microbial fuel cell
    Rachel C Wagner
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    AMB Express 2:2. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Extracting hydrogen and electricity from renewable resources
    Bruce E Logan
    The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:160A-167A. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Electricity generation from cysteine in a microbial fuel cell
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 39:942-52. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Exoelectrogenic bacteria that power microbial fuel cells
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Bruce E Logan is at the Hydrogen Energy Center, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 7:375-81. 2009
  8. pmc Kinetics of perchlorate- and chlorate-respiring bacteria
    B E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:2499-506. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Microbial electrolysis cells for high yield hydrogen gas production from organic matter
    Bruce E Logan
    Hydrogen Energy Center, and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8630-40. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Electricity-producing bacterial communities in microbial fuel cells
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Trends Microbiol 14:512-8. 2006

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Publications84

  1. doi request reprint Membrane-based processes for sustainable power generation using water
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Nature 488:313-9. 2012
    ..A further source of energy comes from organic matter in waste waters, which can be harnessed using microbial fuel-cell technology, allowing both wastewater treatment and power production...
  2. doi request reprint Conversion of wastes into bioelectricity and chemicals by using microbial electrochemical technologies
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 337:686-90. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Essential data and techniques for conducting microbial fuel cell and other types of bioelectrochemical system experiments
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    ChemSusChem 5:988-94. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Immobilization of anode-attached microbes in a microbial fuel cell
    Rachel C Wagner
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    AMB Express 2:2. 2012
    ..This latex immobilization procedure will enable future testing of single cells for exoelectrogenic activity on electrodes in BESs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Extracting hydrogen and electricity from renewable resources
    Bruce E Logan
    The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:160A-167A. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Electricity generation from cysteine in a microbial fuel cell
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 39:942-52. 2005
    ..16S rRNA-based analysis of the biofilm on the anode of the MFC indicated that the predominant organisms were Shewanella spp. closely related to Shewanella affinis (37% of 16S rRNA gene sequences recovered in clone libraries)...
  7. doi request reprint Exoelectrogenic bacteria that power microbial fuel cells
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Bruce E Logan is at the Hydrogen Energy Center, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 7:375-81. 2009
    ..To understand bacterial versatility in mechanisms used for current generation, this Progress article explores the underlying reasons for exocellular electron transfer, including cellular respiration and possible cell-cell communication...
  8. pmc Kinetics of perchlorate- and chlorate-respiring bacteria
    B E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:2499-506. 2001
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  9. ncbi request reprint Microbial electrolysis cells for high yield hydrogen gas production from organic matter
    Bruce E Logan
    Hydrogen Energy Center, and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8630-40. 2008
    ..We review here the materials, architectures, performance, and energy efficiencies of these MEC systems that show promise as a method for renewable and sustainable energy production, and wastewater treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Electricity-producing bacterial communities in microbial fuel cells
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Trends Microbiol 14:512-8. 2006
    ..Here, we review the microbial communities found in MFCs and the prospects for this emerging bioenergy technology...
  11. ncbi request reprint Graphite fiber brush anodes for increased power production in air-cathode microbial fuel cells
    Bruce Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Penn State Hydrogen Energy H2E Center, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3341-6. 2007
    ..These findings show that brush anodes that have high surface areas and a porous structure can produce high power densities, and therefore have qualities that make them ideal for scaling up MFC systems...
  12. doi request reprint Scaling up microbial fuel cells and other bioelectrochemical systems
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, 212 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 85:1665-71. 2010
    ..Some of the newest advances and future challenges are reviewed here with respect to practical applications of these MFCs for renewable energy production and other applications...
  13. pmc Lactate oxidation coupled to iron or electrode reduction by Geobacter sulfurreducens PCA
    Douglas F Call
    Hydrogen Energy Center and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:8791-4. 2011
    ..The kinetic and comparative analyses reported here suggest a prominent role of G. sulfurreducens strains in metal- and electrode-reducing communities supplied with lactate...
  14. ncbi request reprint Biological perchlorate reduction in high-salinity solutions
    B E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Water Res 35:3034-8. 2001
    ..These results demonstrate for the first time that biological perchlorate reduction is possible in solutions having a salinity typical of ion exchange brines...
  15. ncbi request reprint Biological hydrogen production measured in batch anaerobic respirometers
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:2530-5. 2002
    ..Hydrogen conversion efficiencies were similar for sucrose (23%) and somewhat lower for molasses (15%) but were much lower for lactate (0.50%) and cellulose (0.075%)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment of perchlorate- and nitrate-contaminated groundwater in an autotrophic, gas phase, packed-bed bioreactor
    Bruce E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Water Res 36:3647-53. 2002
    ..This removal was slightly higher than the removal of 17 +/- 3% measured for a synthetic groundwater containing 79 +/- 3 ppb of perchlorate and 22 +/- 2 ppm of nitrate. In both cases, there was an average of 10% nitrate removal...
  17. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous wastewater treatment and biological electricity generation
    B E Logan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Water Sci Technol 52:31-7. 2005
    ..5 MW from wastewater treatment. The generation of electricity during wastewater treatment may profoundly affect the approach to anaerobic treatment technologies used in wastewater treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Microbial fuel cells--challenges and applications
    Bruce E Logan
    Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5172-80. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Microbial fuel cells: methodology and technology
    Bruce E Logan
    Hydrogen Energy Center, 212 Sackett Building, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5181-92. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Electricity generation using an air-cathode single chamber microbial fuel cell in the presence and absence of a proton exchange membrane
    Hong Liu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and The Penn State Hydrogen Energy H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4040-6. 2004
    ..A cost-effective approach to achieving power densities in this range will likely require systems that do not contain a polymeric PEM in the MFC and systems based on direct oxygen transfer to a carbon cathode...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hydrogen production in a single chamber microbial electrolysis cell lacking a membrane
    Douglas Call
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3401-6. 2008
    ..6 V. These results demonstrate that high hydrogen recovery and production rates are possible in a single chamber MEC without a membrane, potentially reducing the costs of these systems and allowing for new and simpler designs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Localized attraction correlates with bacterial adhesion to glass and metal oxide substrata
    Virginia Vadillo-Rodriguez
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:2983-8. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate for the first time how overall bacterial adhesion to a surface effectively correlates with a relatively small fraction of highly adhesive sites rather than averaged adhesion force as detected using AFM...
  23. ncbi request reprint Continuous electricity generation from domestic wastewater and organic substrates in a flat plate microbial fuel cell
    Booki Min
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:5809-14. 2004
    ..These results demonstrate the versatility of power generation in a MFC with a variety of organic substrates and show that power can be generated at a high rate in a continuous flow reactor system...
  24. ncbi request reprint Chlorate and nitrate reduction pathways are separately induced in the perchlorate-respiring bacterium Dechlorosoma sp. KJ and the chlorate-respiring bacterium Pseudomonas sp. PDA
    Jianlin Xu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 38:673-80. 2004
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of constitutive expression of both chlorate reductase and chlorite dismutase in a bacterium...
  25. ncbi request reprint Proton exchange membrane and electrode surface areas as factors that affect power generation in microbial fuel cells
    Sang Eun Oh
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 70:162-9. 2006
    ..5, 6.2, or 30.6 cm(2)), were the same (168+/-4.53 mW/m(2)). Increasing the ionic strength and using ferricyanide at the cathode also increased power output...
  26. ncbi request reprint Perchlorate removal in sand and plastic media bioreactors
    Booki Min
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 38:47-60. 2004
    ..This study demonstrated for the first time in a pilot-scale system, that with regular backwashing cycles, fixed-bed bioreactors could be used to remove perchlorate in groundwater to a suitable level for drinking water...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of O2 exposure on perchlorate reduction by Dechlorosoma sp. KJ
    Yanguang Song
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 38:1626-32. 2004
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  28. ncbi request reprint Perchlorate reduction by a novel chemolithoautotrophic, hydrogen-oxidizing bacterium
    Husen Zhang
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Bldg, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Environ Microbiol 4:570-6. 2002
    ..The study of this and other novel perchlorate-reducing bacteria may lead to new, safe technologies for removing perchlorate and other chemical pollutants from drinking water...
  29. ncbi request reprint Biological hydrogen production by Clostridium acetobutylicum in an unsaturated flow reactor
    Husen Zhang
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 40:728-34. 2006
    ..A likely application of this reactor technology could be H2 gas recovery from pre-treatment of high carbohydrate-containing wastewaters...
  30. ncbi request reprint Electrochemically assisted microbial production of hydrogen from acetate
    Hong Liu
    Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4317-20. 2005
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  31. ncbi request reprint H2-producing bacterial communities from a heat-treated soil inoculum
    Prabha Iyer
    Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 116 ASI Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 66:166-73. 2004
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  32. ncbi request reprint Power generation using different cation, anion, and ultrafiltration membranes in microbial fuel cells
    Jung Rae Kim
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Penn State Hydrogen Energy H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1004-9. 2007
    ..These results show that many types of membranes can be used in two-chambered MFCs, even membranes that transfer negatively charged species...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of procedures to acclimate a microbial fuel cell for electricity production
    Jung Rae Kim
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 68:23-30. 2005
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  34. doi request reprint Isolation of the exoelectrogenic denitrifying bacterium Comamonas denitrificans based on dilution to extinction
    Defeng Xing
    Engineering Environmental Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 85:1575-87. 2010
    ..Power generation by the facultative C. denitrificans depends on oxygen and MFC configuration, suggesting that a switch of metabolic pathway occurs for extracellular electron transfer by this denitrifying bacterium...
  35. doi request reprint Enhanced hydrogen and 1,3-propanediol production from glycerol by fermentation using mixed cultures
    Priscilla A Selembo
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 104:1098-106. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate that production of biodiesel can be combined with production of hydrogen and 1,3-propanediol for maximum utilization of resources and minimization of waste...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ion exchange membrane cathodes for scalable microbial fuel cells
    Yi Zuo
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:6967-72. 2008
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  37. ncbi request reprint Electricity generation using membrane and salt bridge microbial fuel cells
    Booki Min
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Bld, University Park, PA, USA
    Water Res 39:1675-86. 2005
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  38. ncbi request reprint Cathode performance as a factor in electricity generation in microbial fuel cells
    SangEun Oh
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4900-4. 2004
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  39. ncbi request reprint Production of electricity during wastewater treatment using a single chamber microbial fuel cell
    Hong Liu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Penn State Hydrogen Energy, H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:2281-5. 2004
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  40. ncbi request reprint The relative effectiveness of pH control and heat treatment for enhancing biohydrogen gas production
    Sang Eun Oh
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:5186-90. 2003
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  41. ncbi request reprint Increased biological hydrogen production with reduced organic loading
    Steven W Van Ginkel
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Water Res 39:3819-26. 2005
    ..These results suggest that hydrogen yields will be optimized for more dilute feeds and lower organic loading rates than have typically been used in biohydrogen reactor studies...
  42. ncbi request reprint Power generation in fed-batch microbial fuel cells as a function of ionic strength, temperature, and reactor configuration
    Hong Liu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and The Penn State Hydrogen Energy H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:5488-93. 2005
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  43. ncbi request reprint Electricity generation from synthetic acid-mine drainage (AMD) water using fuel cell technologies
    Shaoan Cheng
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:8149-53. 2007
    ..Advances being made in wastewater fuel cells will enable more efficient power generation and systems suitable for scale-up...
  44. ncbi request reprint Differences between chemisorbed and physisorbed biomolecules on particle deposition to hydrophobic surfaces
    Michael B Salerno
    Department of Chemical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6371-7. 2005
    ..This study demonstrates that, at high ionic strength, covalently attached hydrophobic species give much higher sticking coefficients for particles than do physically adsorbed species...
  45. doi request reprint Evaluation of catalysts and membranes for high yield biohydrogen production via electrohydrogenesis in microbial electrolysis cells (MECs)
    Shaoan Cheng
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hydrogen Energy Center, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Sci Technol 58:853-7. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate choosing catalysts will require both analysis of performance and materials costs, but that performance is improved for producing H(2) gas in MECs using AEMs...
  46. doi request reprint Hydrogen and methane production from swine wastewater using microbial electrolysis cells
    Rachel C Wagner
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 43:1480-8. 2009
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  47. ncbi request reprint Importance of molecular details in predicting bacterial adhesion to hydrophobic surfaces
    Michael B Salerno
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Langmuir 20:10625-9. 2004
    ..This study reveals that macroscopic measurements such as contact angle are not able to fully describe bacterial adhesion; rather, additional details such as the molecular length are required to predict adhesion...
  48. ncbi request reprint Bacterial adhesion to glass and metal-oxide surfaces
    Baikun Li
    Environmental Engineering Program, The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg, Middletown, PA 17057, USA
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 36:81-90. 2004
    ..68), indicating that better models or additional methods to characterize bacteria and surfaces are still needed to more accurately describe initial bacterial adhesion to inorganic surfaces...
  49. ncbi request reprint High surface area stainless steel brushes as cathodes in microbial electrolysis cells
    Douglas F Call
    Hydrogen Energy Center and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:2179-83. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate for the first time that hydrogen production can be achieved at rates comparable to those with precious metal catalysts in MECs without the need for expensive cathodes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hydrogen and electricity production from a food processing wastewater using fermentation and microbial fuel cell technologies
    Sang Eun Oh
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 39:4673-82. 2005
    ..5+/-1.4 mA per liter of wastewater). These results suggest that it is feasible to link biological hydrogen production and electricity producing using MFCs in order to achieve both wastewater treatment and bioenergy production...
  51. ncbi request reprint Measurement of chlorite dismutase activities in perchlorate respiring bacteria
    Jianlin Xu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 54:239-47. 2003
    ..5-4 U/mg DW). To our knowledge, this is the first systematic comparison of the different methods to measure CD activities, and the first comparison of CD activities of different PRBs...
  52. ncbi request reprint Biological hydrogen production using a membrane bioreactor
    Sang Eun Oh
    COE Environmental Institute, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 87:119-27. 2004
    ..MDA2507 AF238333 (99%). No PCR amplification of 16s rRNA genes was obtained when archaea-specific primers were used...
  53. ncbi request reprint Direct biological conversion of electrical current into methane by electromethanogenesis
    Shaoan Cheng
    Engineering Environmental Institute and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:3953-8. 2009
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  54. doi request reprint Power production in MFCs inoculated with Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 or mixed cultures
    Valerie J Watson
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 105:489-98. 2010
    ..Mixed cultures produced more power than MR-1 MFCs even though their redox potential was less negative. These results demonstrate that differences between power densities produced by pure and mixed cultures depend on the MFC architecture...
  55. pmc Hydrogen production by geobacter species and a mixed consortium in a microbial electrolysis cell
    Douglas F Call
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7579-87. 2009
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  56. doi request reprint Anodic biofilms in microbial fuel cells harbor low numbers of higher-power-producing bacteria than abundant genera
    Patrick D Kiely
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 131 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 88:371-80. 2010
    ..Detailed screening of bacterial biofilms may therefore be needed to identify important strains capable of high-power generation for specific substrates...
  57. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of aerobic respiration and dissimilatory perchlorate reduction using cyanide
    Yanguang Song
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 239:229-34. 2004
    ..This finding on the effect of cyanide on respiratory enzymes provides a new method to control and study respiratory enzymes used for perchlorate reduction...
  58. pmc Removal of odors from Swine wastewater by using microbial fuel cells
    Jung Rae Kim
    Penn State University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2540-3. 2008
    ..The MFC produced a maximum of 228 mW/m(2) and removed 84% of the organic matter in 260 h. MFCs were therefore effective at both treatment and electricity generation...
  59. ncbi request reprint Enzymes responsible for chlorate reduction by Pseudomonas sp. are different from those used for perchlorate reduction by Azospira sp
    Lisa M Steinberg
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 247:153-9. 2005
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  60. ncbi request reprint Production of electricity from proteins using a microbial fuel cell
    Jenna Heilmann
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Water Environ Res 78:531-7. 2006
    ..A wastewater inoculum generated 33% less power than the MPW inoculum. The MFC was an effective method of wastewater treatment, demonstrated by >86% of biochemical oxygen demand and total organic carbon removal from wastewater...
  61. ncbi request reprint Production of electricity from acetate or butyrate using a single-chamber microbial fuel cell
    Hong Liu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:658-62. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that electricity generation is possible from soluble fermentation end products such as acetate and butyrate, but energy recoveries should be increased to improve the overall process performance...
  62. ncbi request reprint Residence time, loading force, pH, and ionic strength affect adhesion forces between colloids and biopolymer-coated surfaces
    Li Chong Xu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Langmuir 21:7491-500. 2005
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  63. ncbi request reprint Power densities using different cathode catalysts (Pt and CoTMPP) and polymer binders (nafion and PTFE) in single chamber microbial fuel cells
    Shaoan Cheng
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and The Penn State Hydrogen Energy H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:364-9. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate that cathodes used in MFCs can contain very little Pt, and that the Pt can even be replaced with a non-precious metal catalyst such as a CoTMPP with only slightly reduced performance...
  64. ncbi request reprint Analysis of ammonia loss mechanisms in microbial fuel cells treating animal wastewater
    Jung Rae Kim
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 99:1120-7. 2008
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  65. ncbi request reprint Electricity generation from swine wastewater using microbial fuel cells
    Booki Min
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 39:4961-8. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that animal wastewaters such as this swine wastewater can be used for power generation in MFCs while at the same time achieving wastewater treatment...
  66. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of biohydrogen production by ammonia
    Michael B Salerno
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Water Res 40:1167-72. 2006
    ..It is concluded that the hydrogen production is possible at high concentrations (up to 7.8 g N/L) of ammonia in continuous flow systems as long as the reactor is initially acclimated to a lower ammonia concentration (<0.8 g N/L)...
  67. doi request reprint Change in microbial communities in acetate- and glucose-fed microbial fuel cells in the presence of light
    Defeng Xing
    Engineering Environmental Institute, and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 212 Sackett Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Biosens Bioelectron 25:105-11. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate that power production and community composition are affected by light conditions as well as electron donors in single-chamber air-cathode MFCs...
  68. pmc Isolation of the exoelectrogenic bacterium Ochrobactrum anthropi YZ-1 by using a U-tube microbial fuel cell
    Yi Zuo
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:3130-7. 2008
    ..Further applications of this new U-tube MFC system should provide a method for obtaining additional exoelectrogenic microorganisms that do not necessarily require metal oxides for cell respiration...
  69. ncbi request reprint Spectral force analysis using atomic force microscopy reveals the importance of surface heterogeneity in bacterial and colloid adhesion to engineered surfaces
    Huilian Ma
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 62:232-7. 2008
    ..These results show that while it is important to manufacture surfaces with coatings that are relatively non-adhesive to bacteria, it is also essential that these coatings have a highly uniform surface chemistry...
  70. ncbi request reprint Analysis of bacterial adhesion using a gradient force analysis method and colloid probe atomic force microscopy
    Xu Li
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Langmuir 20:8817-22. 2004
    ..These results show that gradient analysis is useful for studying the contribution of the length of the exopolymers on the cell surface to bacterial adhesion to glass surfaces...
  71. ncbi request reprint Tubular membrane cathodes for scalable power generation in microbial fuel cells
    Yi Zuo
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3347-53. 2007
    ..Further increases in power output will be possible through the development of cathodes with lower internal resistances...
  72. ncbi request reprint A simplified headspace biochemical oxygen demand test protocol based on oxygen measurements using a fiber optic probe
    Booki Min
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Water Environ Res 76:29-36. 2004
    ..24 +/- 0.04 or by multiplying the HBOD3 by 0.97 +/- 0.03. These results indicate that the HBOD fiber optic probe can be used to obtain reliable oxygen demands in batch respirometric tests such as the HBOD test...
  73. pmc Measurement of biocolloid collision efficiencies for granular activated carbon by use of a two-layer filtration model
    Ekaterina Paramonova
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Penn State Hydrogen Energy H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5190-6. 2006
    ..3 to 1.0 log for the phage. These tests demonstrated that GAC can be an effective material for removal of bacteria and phage and that GAC particle size is a more important factor than relative stickiness for effective particle removal...
  74. ncbi request reprint Effect of molecular scale roughness of glass beads on colloidal and bacterial deposition
    Karl Shellenberger
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:184-9. 2002
    ..We hypothesize that the consistently greater deposition rates of microspheres, but not bacteria, on rough rather than smooth beads are due in part to the presence of polymers on the surfaces of bacteria...
  75. doi request reprint Brewery wastewater treatment using air-cathode microbial fuel cells
    Yujie Feng
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, No 202, Haihe Road, Nangang District, Harbin 150090, China
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 78:873-80. 2008
    ..These results show that brewery wastewater can be effectively treated using MFCs, but that achievable power densities will depend on wastewater strength, solution conductivity, and buffering capacity...
  76. ncbi request reprint The impact of ultraviolet light on bacterial adhesion to glass and metal oxide-coated surface
    Baikun Li
    Environmental Engineering Program, The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg, Middletown, PA 17057, USA
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 41:153-61. 2005
    ..These results show that UV light irradiation of TiO2-coated surfaces can be an effective method of reducing bacterial adhesion...
  77. ncbi request reprint Removal of headspace CO2 increases biological hydrogen production
    Wooshin Park
    Bio Environmental Engineering Laboratory, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, 1 Oryong dong, Buk Gu, Gwangju 500 712, Republic of Korea
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4416-20. 2005
    ..These results show that hydrogen production can be increased by removing CO2 in the reactor vessel, likely as a result of suppression of acetogenesis...
  78. ncbi request reprint Physical and hydrodynamic properties of flocs produced during biological hydrogen production
    Jian Jun Zhang
    Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Biotechnol Bioeng 88:854-60. 2004
    ..Our results demonstrate that dense, relatively impermeable flocs are produced in biohydrogen reactors that have settling properties in reasonable agreement with Stokes' law...
  79. ncbi request reprint Adhesion characteristics of two Burkholderia cepacia strains examined using colloid probe microscopy and gradient force analysis
    Michael B Salerno
    Biodesign Institute, Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 5701, USA
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 59:46-51. 2007
    ..Adhesion is reduced as these polymers do not appear to be "sticky" when placed in contact with a surface in AFM tests...
  80. doi request reprint Electricity production from xylose in fed-batch and continuous-flow microbial fuel cells
    Liping Huang
    School of Environmental and Biological Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, 116024, China
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 80:655-64. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate that electricity generation is sustained over a cycle primarily by stored substrate and intermediates formed by fermentation and that the intermediates produced vary with xylose loading...
  81. doi request reprint Electricity generation from model organic wastewater in a cassette-electrode microbial fuel cell
    Takefumi Shimoyama
    Laboratory of Applied Microbiology, Marine Biotechnology Institute, Kamaishi, Iwate, 026 0001, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 80:325-30. 2008
    ..The internal resistance of CE-MFC decreased from 2.9 (day 4) to 0.64 Omega (day 25). These results demonstrate the usefulness of the CE-MFC design for energy production and organic wastewater treatment...
  82. doi request reprint Electricity generation and treatment of paper recycling wastewater using a microbial fuel cell
    Liping Huang
    School of Environmental and Biological Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, 116024, China
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 80:349-55. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate limitations to treatment efficiencies with actual wastewaters caused by solution conductivity compared to laboratory experiments under more optimal conditions...
  83. ncbi request reprint Electricity generation by Rhodopseudomonas palustris DX-1
    Defeng Xing
    Engineering Environmental Institute, 212 Sackett Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:4146-51. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate that a phototrophic purple nonsulfur bacterium can efficiently generate electricity by direct electron transfer in MFCs, providing another model microorganism for MFC investigations...
  84. ncbi request reprint Electricity generation and microbial community analysis of alcohol powered microbial fuel cells
    Jung Rae Kim
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Bioresour Technol 98:2568-77. 2007
    ..M76 (15.9%) were significant members of the anode chamber community. These results indicate that ethanol can be used for sustained electricity generation at room temperature using bacteria on the anode in a MFC...