Rachel Alice Brennan

Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering

    • 637 Citations
    • 14 h-Index
    19972019
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    Research interests

    Ecological solutions for food-energy-water nexus challenges;
    Advanced ecological wastewater treatment (Eco-MachinesTM);
    Bioremediation of hazardous wastes and emerging contaminants;
    Biological, chemical, and physical treatment of acid mine drainage;
    Nutrient recovery for the sustainable production of fertilizers, fodder, and biofuels.

    Education/Academic qualification

    Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Researcher Defined Keywords

    • ecological engineering
    • food-energy-water
    • sustainable agriculture
    • nutrient recovery
    • bioremediation
    • biofuel
    • wastewater
    • duckweed
    • chitin
    • trace organic contaminants
    • chlorinated solvents
    • acid mine drainage
    • groundwater
    • sustainability
    • global engagement

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    Chitin Engineering & Materials Science
    chitin Earth & Environmental Sciences
    crab Earth & Environmental Sciences
    shell Earth & Environmental Sciences
    Remediation Engineering & Materials Science
    remediation Earth & Environmental Sciences
    mushroom Earth & Environmental Sciences
    substrate Earth & Environmental Sciences

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    Research Output 1997 2019

    Open Access
    alternative agriculture
    Wastewater treatment
    Agriculture
    Byproducts
    Wastewater
    digestion
    Wastewater
    Carbon
    wastewater
    ethanol

    Duckweed as an agricultural amendment: Nitrogen mineralization, leaching, and sorghum uptake

    Kreider, A. N., Fernandez Pulido, C. R., Bruns, M. V. & Brennan, R. A., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 48, 2, p. 469-475 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    sorghum
    Leaching
    Phosphates
    leaching
    phosphate
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Trace organic contaminant removal in six full-scale integrated fixed-film activated sludge (IFAS) systems treating municipal wastewater

    Shreve, M. J. & Brennan, R. A., Mar 15 2019, In : Water Research. 151, p. 318-331 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    activated sludge
    Wastewater
    Impurities
    wastewater
    pollutant
    Chemical Engineering
    Microbiology
    Environmental engineering
    Biological Science Disciplines
    microbiology