Microbial community structure and bioprocess performance
Biological wastewater treatment
Ph.D., 1994, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Vanderbilt University
M.S., 1991, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Vanderbilt University
B.S., 1988, Drexel University
Peer Reviewed (Refereed) Archival Publications
Morris, R. L., Schauer-Gimenez, A. E., Bhattad, U., Kearney, C., Struble, C., Zitomer, D.H., and Mari, J.S., "Methyl Coenzyme M Reductase (mcrA) Gene Abundance Correlates with Activity Measurements of Methanogenic H2/CO2 Enriched Anaerobic Biomass," Microbial Biotechnology (in press).
Albert, R.A., Zitomer, D.H., Dollhopf, M., Schauer-Gimenez, A.E., Struble, C., King, M., Son, S., Langler, S., and Busse, H.J., "Proposal of Vibriomonas Magnilimnohabitans gen. nov., sp. nov, A Novel, Curved Gram Negative Bacterium Isolated from Lake Michigan Water," Inter. J. Syst. Evol. Micro. (In Press)
Tale, V. P., Maki, J.S., Struble, C.A., and Zitomer, D.H., "Methanogen Community Structure - Activity Relationship and Bioaugmentation of Overloaded Anaerobic Digesters," Wat. Res., 45(16), pp. 5249 - 5256.
Navaneethan, N., Topczewski, P., Royer, S., and Zitomer, D. "Blending Anaerobic Co-Digestates: Synergism and Economics," Wat. Sci. Tech., 63(12), 2916 - 2922.
Schauer - Gimenez, A. E., Zitomer, D.H., Maki, J.S., and Struble, C.A., "Bioaugmentation for Improved Recovery of Anaerobic Digesters After Toxic Exposure," Wat. Res. 44, pp. 3555 -3564.
Zitomer, D.H., "Chapter 4: Biogas Utilization," in Anaerobic Biotechnology and Odor/Corrosion Control for Municipalities and Industries, R. E. Speece, Archae Press, pp.95 - 107.
Borg, J.P. and Zitomer, D.H., "Dual-Team Model for International Service-Learning in Engineering: Remote Solar Water Pumping in Guatemala," Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice ASCE, 134(2), pp. 178 - 185.
Zitomer, D.H., Adhikari, P., Heisel, C., and Dineen, D., "Municipal Anaerobic Digesters for Co-Digestion, Energy Recovery and GHG Reductions," Wat. Environ. Res. 80, (3), pp. 229 - 237.
Zitomer, D.H., Johnson, C. C. and Speece, R.E., "Metal Stimulation and Municipal Digester Thermophilic/Mesophilic Activity," Journal of Environmental Engineering ASCE, 134(1), pp. 42-47.