Project Listing & Publications

2011

New Questions and Insights Into Nitrate/Nitrite and Human Health Effects: A Retrospective Cohort Study of Private Well Users'

 

Immunological and Wellness Status, Dr. Catherine Zeman, MS, PhD. Published in The Journal of Environmental Health.


2006


Reactive Iron: Using a Solid Waste to Provide a Simple Solution to a Complex Environmental Health Problem Caused by Recycled Animal Waste


 

World water resources: Trends, challenges, and solutions


2005


Extraction and Recovery of Copper, Chromium and Arsenic from Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) Treated Wood

 


Health Promotion Theory, Praxis, and Needs in Transylvania, Romania

 


Infant Methemoglobinemia: Causative Factors


 

Reactive Iron: Using Solid Waste to Provide a Simple Solution to a Complex Environmental Health Problem Caused by Recycled Animal Waste

 


Value Added: Quantifying the Energy Saved By Recycling



2004


Catalytic Optimization of Emissions from Combustion of Alternative Fuels

 


Comparison of Plastic-fiber matrices with representative woods


 

Electrochemical process for the recycling of chromium, copper and arsenic containing solutions. Application to the remediation of CCA wood


 

Remediation of Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) Treated Wood



2002

A Nested Case Control Study of Methemoglobinemia Risk Factors in Children of Transylvania, Romania

 


Analysis and Refinement of Emissions from Combustion of Coal and Alternative Fuels in Electricity Production

 


Closed –Looped Molding System for the Foundry Industry


 

Exposure Methodology and Findings for Dietary Nitrate Exposures in Children of Transylvania, Romania

 


Materials Exchange Relationships as a Component of Eco-Industrial Development


 

Review of the Research and Related Literature Impinging upon Composting and Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Global Warming


 

The Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center, Summer Fellows Institute



2001


Closed-Looped Molding System for the Foundry Industry- yr 1 report


 

Composting in a Hot World - the Cool Facts

 


Integrated Solid Waste Management: A Framework for Analysis


 

Recycling And Economic Development:
 Reduce Waste Campaign Guide and Final Report


2000


Biodiesel Pilot Plant & Glycerin Production and Purification

 


Black Hawk County Environmental Health Risks: Characterization and Feasibility Report


 

Integrated Solid Waste Mangement: A Framework for Analysis

 


Ion Isolation in a Continuous Zero Angle Reflecting Time-of Flight Mass Spectrometer

 


Iowa Outreach Initiative for Waste Reduction, Reuse and Recycling

 


Materials Testing Service: A Technical Assistance Program to Aid in the Development of Recycled Content Products


 

Requisites to consider when choosing low volatility pressroom solvents for lithographic printing operations


 

Smart Growth and onsite Septic Systems: Coin Phrases of the Millennium


 

The Effect of Yellow Grease Methyl Ester on Engine Performance and Emissions


 

The LPSA Structural Technology



1999

Exposure Assessment Methodology to Aid in the Analysis of Environmental Risk Factors Associated with Development of Methemoglobinemia and Related Psycho-Neurological Dev. Deficit in Romanian Children

 


Iowa Outreach Initiative for Waste Reduction, Reuse and Recycling


 

The LPSA Structural Technology


1998

Alternative Fibers for Paper


 

Biodegradation of Congo Red by Phanerochaete chrysosporium

 


Detection and Estimation of Part-per-Billion Levels of Formaldehyde Using a Portable High-Throughput Liquid Absorption Air Sampler

 


Development of Value-Added By-Product Alternatives for Waste Slurries from Corn Masa Production

 


Expanding the Use of dl-Limonene from Spent Automotive Tires

 


Field Experience with the Black Hawk County Health Department

 


Internship at the Black Hawk County Health Department


 

Perspectives on the Use of White Rot Fungi in Bioremediation Technologies


 

Reclamation and Reuse of Waste From Wood Based Industries

 


Reuse of Waste Truck Tires as Drainage Culverts



1997


Biodegradation of explosives by wood-rotting fungi


 

Bioremediation of soil contaminated with munitions waste

 


Degradation of Ordnance Ingredients by Different Strains of White Rot Fungi


 

Development of value-added by-product alternatives for waste slurries from corn masa production

 


Expanding the use of dl-Limonene from spent automotive tires

 


Fungal Remediation of PCP and TNT Contaminated Soil in the Field

 


Ion Isolation using a two section EPG
Kinetic Energy Analysis of Metastables using a Two-section electrostatic particle guide in a time-of-flight mass spectrometer

 


Lemon Tire, Very Pretty.....


 

Lifetime Measurements using PIKE Analysis


 

Lifetime Measurements using pre-dissociation imparted kinetic energy (PIKE) analysis


 

Lifetime Measurements using pre-dissociation imparted kinetic energy analysis


 

Modeling the Dehydrochloronation of PVC using LD-FT-ICR MS

 


Modeling the Dehydrochloronation Reaction of PVC using LD-FT-ICR MS


 

Modeling the effect of an iron catalyst on the dehydrochloronation of PVC using LD-FT-ICR MS

 


Paper Products Recovered Materials Advisory Notice


 

Pyrolytic Decomposition of Thermoset Plastic Waste

 


Reclamation and Reuse of Waste from Wood Based Industries


 

Recycling and Economic Development: Survey of Current Programs and Policy Recommendations


 

Reducing the Amount of Packaging Waste Sent to the Landfill by Kraft General Foods in Mason City, Iowa

 


Reuse of Waste Truck Tires as Drainage Culverts


 

The Use of Glass Waste as a Fine Aggregate Substitute in Cementitious Concrete Composites


 

The Use of Solid Waste Materials as Alternative Compositions in the Development of Wood/Cement Blocks


 

Vacuum pyrolysis of automotive tires as a source of useful chemical feedstocks



1996


Analysis of Metastables and Ion Isolation using a Two-section Electrostatic Particle Guide in a TOF Mass Spectrometer

 


Cedar River Paper Company and Pulper Tails


 

Collection and Transportation of Recyclable Materials- A Neural Network Approach

 


Concrete Achievement


 

Designing a System for the Collection and Transportation of Recyclable Materials in Urban Areas


 

Eliminating Screen Printing Photographic Wastes- The Digital Revolution Offers P2 Opportunities

 


Fiberglass Waste


 

Ion Isolation using a Two-section Electrostatic Particle Guide


 

John Deere Engine Works- Environmental Services Department

 


Metal Recycling Through Ultrasound Enhanced Precipitation and Coagulation: Final Report

 


Modeling of Pyrolysis Product Formation Using Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry


 

Modeling of the Reaction Mechanism of Poly(vinyl Chloride) during Pyrolytic Decomposition Utilizing Laser Desorption Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry


 

Modeling PVC Pyrolysis using Laser Desorption Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry


 

Modeling PVC Pyrolysis using LD-FT-ICR Mass Spectrometry

 


Modeling the Reaction Mechanism of Poly(Vinyl Chloride) during Pyrolytic Decomposition

 


Production of Condensable Oxygenated Hydrocarbons from Low Temperature Pyrolysis of Scrap Tire


 

Production of Limonene during the Pyrolysis of Scrap Tires


 

Recovery of Platinum Group Metals from Spent Catalysts


 

Reduction of Non-point Source Contaminants in Agricultural Runoff and Leachate in Native and Non-Native Grass Plots


 

Reduction of Non-point Source Contaminants in Agricultural Runoff and Leachate in Native and Non-Native Grass Plots

 


Selective Chemical Production of Limonene during Pyrolysis of Scrap Tires


 

The Black Hawk County Landfill Small Loads Facility - Evaluation of how well it functions and what customers bring, through monitoring and surveys


 

Ultrasound Modified Ferric Hydroxide/Cupric Ion Adsorption and Sequestration at Varying pH Levels

 


Ultrasound-Modified Cupric Ion Adsorption on Iron (III) Flocs
Use of Recycled Wood and Paper in Building Applications

 


Use of Solid Waste Materials as Aggregate Substitute for Concrete Wall Panels

 


Use of Solid Waste Materials as Fine Aggregate Substitutes in Cementitious Concrete Composites


 

Utilization of polyvinyl alcohols for the Production of Single Cell Protein by Microbial Fermentation in Enclosed Systems



1995


A Controlled Field Test of Radon Reduction through Solar Ventilation at Six Homes in Northeast Iowa


 

A New Pyrolysis Reactor for Increased Limonene Yield in Scrap tire Pyrolysis


 

Black Hawk County Waste Quantification


 

Charge exchange reactions of Cycloprophenyl Cation

 


Determination of charge-exchange thresholds of ionic C3H4+

 


Formation of aromatic hydrocarbons through ion-molecule reactions of C3H4+


 

Gas phase reactions of conjugated dienes as a model for pyrolysis


 

Gas phase reactions of isoprene for modeling rubber degradation products

 


Gas-phase ion-molecule reactions of methyl-tertiary-butyl-ether (MTBE)


 

Ion isolation in MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry using a bipolar pulsed EPG


 

Mechanism and Optimization of Scrap Tire Pyrolysis

 


Metal recycling through ultrasound enhanced precipitation and coagulation; Year 1


 

Modeling Scrap Tire Pyrolysis


 

Optimization of scrap tire pyrolysis using a continuous feed steam environment


 

Production of condensable oxygen hydrocarbons using a low temperature steam environment


 

Radon reduction through solar ventilation- design and evaluation


 

Radon Reduction, Improvement of Indoor Air Quality, and Energy Savings through an Original Solar Ventilation

 


Recycling Process of Perlite by the University of Northern Iowa Greenhouse


 

Report on ''Salt Cake,'' a By-Product in the Pulping Process at Four M Paper Corporation

 


Selective ion isolation in MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry using a pulsed EPG


 

Solar radon reduction at six homes in northeast Iowa

 


Thermoacoustic Refrigeration



1994


A gas-phase model for the production of Limonene


 

An ionic model for pyrolysis product formation through the gas-phase ion-molecule reactions of c-C3H4+


 

c-C3H4+ as a precursor for aromatic hydrocarbon formation


 

c-C3H4+ as a precursor for aromatic hydrocarbon formation ASMS conference


 

Closing the loop on wood waste reuse applications and market potential- stimulation of a marker


 

Determination of platinum group metals by ion-pair chromatography


 

Determination of platinum group metals by ion-pair chromatography


 

Determination of the interconversion barrier for C3H4+

 


Formation of aromatic hydrocarbons through the gas-phase ion molecule reactions of C3H4+


 

Gas phase reactions of conjugated dienes as a model for pyrolysis product formation


 

Generation of secondary by-products from the gas-phase reactions of MTBE


 

Indoor air quality management and radon reduction system

 


Ion-molecule reactions of MTBE

 


Metal Recycling Through Ultrasound enhanced Precipitation and Coagulation

 


Modeling of pyrolysis product formation using conjugated diene systems


 

Modeling of pyrolysis product formation using fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry

 


Platinum group metal recovery by extraction/electrochemical techniques from spent catalystsSigma Xi Meeting, UNI, 1994


 

Recovery of platinum group metals from automotive catalytic converters

 


Selective background suppression in MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry

 


Selective background suppression using a pulsed bipolar electrostatic particle guide
Solar radon reduction and air quality management system Vol. 1

 


Solar radon reduction and air quality management system Vol.2


 

Solar Radon Reduction System Demonstration Project


 

Tire bead recycling as cast iron charge material



1993


Anecdotal Survey of Dump Sites in Waterloo. BHCHD


 

Formation of aromatic hydrocarbons through the gas-phase ion-molecule reactions of C3H4+


 

Gas phase reactions of conjugated dienes as a model for pyrolysis product formation

 


Gas phase synthesis of biphenyl in FT-ICR

 


Ice sample testing for Coliform Bacteria in Waterloo

 


Ion elimination using a pulsed electrostatic particle guide


 

Kinetics of the dimerization of biphenyl in FT-ICR.


 

Magnetic Separation of Plastic Waste


 

Research and Technology Update


 

Selective elimination of low molecular weight ions in MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry using a bipolar pulsed electrostatic particle guide


 

Selective elimination of low molecular weight ions in MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry using a pulsed electrostatic particle guide

 


Sherwood Well Testing


 

Solar radon reduction system demonstration project


 

Solar radon reduction system do-it-yourself guide


1992

Conformational studies of biomolecules using 2-dimensional time-of-flight mass spectrometry