Rachel Alice Brennan

Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering

    • 678 Citations
    • 14 h-Index
    19972019

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    2015

    A new program in sustainable engineering: A platform for integrating research and service into the classroom through global engagement

    Brennan, R. A., 2015, 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society. American Society for Engineering Education

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2011

    Remediation of high-strength mine influenced water with crab shell substrate mixtures: Laboratory column and field pilot tests

    Grembi, J. A., Sick, B. A., Goots, S. S., Lin, S. & Brennan, R. A., Dec 1 2011, 28th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation 2011. p. 215-231 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2010

    Cost-effective treatment of high-risk mine impacted water using crab-shell amendments to spent mushroom compost: Column studies

    Grembi, J. A., Sick, B. A. & Brennan, R. A., Dec 1 2010, Joint Mining Reclamation Conf. 2010 - 27th Meeting of the ASMR, 12th Pennsylvania Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conf. and 4th Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative Mined Land Reforestation Conf.. p. 415-416 2 p. (Joint Mining Reclamation Conf. 2010 - 27th Meeting of the ASMR, 12th Pennsylvania Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conf. and 4th Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative Mined Land Reforestation Conf.; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Passive remediation of acid precipitation using crabshell chitin: A treatability study

    Caporuscio, A. F. & Brennan, R. A., Dec 1 2010, Joint Mining Reclamation Conf. 2010 - 27th Meeting of the ASMR, 12th Pennsylvania Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conf. and 4th Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative Mined Land Reforestation Conf.. p. 98-122 25 p. (Joint Mining Reclamation Conf. 2010 - 27th Meeting of the ASMR, 12th Pennsylvania Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conf. and 4th Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative Mined Land Reforestation Conf.; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Passive remediation of "High risk" acid mine drainage: Microcosm studies using crab-shell chitin as a fractional substrate amendment

    Brown, A. K. & Brennan, R. A., Dec 1 2010, Joint Mining Reclamation Conf. 2010 - 27th Meeting of the ASMR, 12th Pennsylvania Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conf. and 4th Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative Mined Land Reforestation Conf.. p. 54-69 16 p. (Joint Mining Reclamation Conf. 2010 - 27th Meeting of the ASMR, 12th Pennsylvania Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conf. and 4th Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative Mined Land Reforestation Conf.; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    The role of precipitation and biosorption in the abiotic removal of manganese with crab-shell chitin

    Robinson-Lora, M. A. & Brennan, R. A., Dec 1 2010, Joint Mining Reclamation Conf. 2010 - 27th Meeting of the ASMR, 12th Pennsylvania Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conf. and 4th Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative Mined Land Reforestation Conf.. p. 828-846 19 p. (Joint Mining Reclamation Conf. 2010 - 27th Meeting of the ASMR, 12th Pennsylvania Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conf. and 4th Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative Mined Land Reforestation Conf.; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2009

    Bioremediation of diesel-contaminated soil using spent mushroom compost

    Eramo, A. & Brennan, R. A., Nov 27 2009, In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation-2009: Proceedings of the 10th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium. (In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation-2009: Proceedings of the 10th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    1 Scopus citations

    Bioremediation of diesel-contaminated soil using spent mushroom compost

    Eramo, A. & Brennan, R. A., Dec 1 2009, In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation-2009: Proceedings of the 10th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium. (In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation-2009: Proceedings of the 10th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Chitin as an additive to compost to enhance passive treatment of mine-impacted waters

    Newcombe, C. & Brennan, R., Nov 27 2009, In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation-2009: Proceedings of the 10th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium. (In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation-2009: Proceedings of the 10th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Rapid alkalinity generation and metal removal from mine impacted water using crab-shell chitin under abiotic conditions

    Robinson-Lora, M. A. & Brennan, R. A., Dec 1 2009, 26th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation and 11th Billings Land Reclamation Symposium 2009. p. 1127-1144 18 p. (26th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation and 11th Billings Land Reclamation Symposium 2009; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    1 Scopus citations

    Remediation of mine-impacted water using crabshell chitin as an electron donor and alkalinity source

    Robinson-Lora, M. A. & Brennan, R. A., Nov 27 2009, In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation-2009: Proceedings of the 10th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium. (In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation-2009: Proceedings of the 10th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2008

    Comparing chitin and organic substrates on the national tunnel waters in Blackhawk, Colorado for manganese removal

    Venot, C., Figueroa, L., Brennan, R. A., Wildeman, T. R., Reisman, D. & Sieczkowski, M., Dec 1 2008, 25th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation and 10th Meeting of IALR 2008. p. 1264-1278 15 p. (25th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation and 10th Meeting of IALR 2008; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    9 Scopus citations

    Evaluating crab-shell chitin, lactate, and spent mushroom compost for acid mine drainage remediation in central pennsylvania

    Robinson-Lora, M. A. & Brennan, R. A., Dec 1 2008, 25th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation and 10th Meeting of IALR 2008. p. 923-938 16 p. (25th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation and 10th Meeting of IALR 2008; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    1 Scopus citations

    Evaluation of three different purities of crab-shell for the remediation of mine impacted water

    Korte, K. M., Newcombe, C. E. & Brennan, R. A., Dec 1 2008, 25th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation and 10th Meeting of IALR 2008. p. 512-526 15 p. (25th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation and 10th Meeting of IALR 2008; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    7 Scopus citations
    2007

    Evaluation of dynamic chemical gradients during the course of trichloroethene remediation using a fermentable substrate

    McElhoe, J. A. & Brennan, R. A., Dec 1 2007, Battelle Press - 9th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium 2007. 1 p. (Battelle Press - 9th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium 2007; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2005

    Laboratory and field performance evaluation of different grades of chitin

    Lebow, P. S., Brennan, R. A. & Sorenson, K. S., Dec 1 2005, Proceedings of the 8th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium. 1 p. (Proceedings of the 8th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2002

    Enhanced CAH dechlorination in a low permeability, variably-saturated medium

    Martin, J. P., Sorenson, K. S., Peterson, L. N., Brennan, R. A., Werth, C. J., Sanford, R. A., Bures, G. H. & Taylor, C. J., Dec 1 2002, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. Gavaskar, A. R. & Chen, A. S. C. (eds.). p. 995-1003 9 p. (Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    1 Scopus citations