Rachel Alice Brennan

Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering

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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

    Award Date: Dec 13 2003

    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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    Research Output

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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

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