A. Book Chapters

(2011) Zitomer, D.H., and Olson, L.E. "International Service Learning at Marquette University" in Engineering Education and Practice: Embracing a Catholic Vision, J. M. Heft and K. Hallinan eds., University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, IN.

(2008) "Chapter 4: Biogas Utilization," in Anaerobic Biotechnology and Odor/Corrosion Control for Municipalities and Industries, R. E. Speece, Archae Press, pp. 95-107.

B. Refereed Journal Publications

(2013) Morris, R. L., Schauer-Gimenez, A. E., Bhattad, U., Kearney, C., Struble, C, Zitomer, D. H., and Maki, J. S., “Methyl Coenzyme M Reductase (mcrA) Gene Abundance Correlates with Activity Measurements of Methanogenic H2/CO2 Enriched Anaerobic Biomass,” Microbial Biotechnology. (in press)

(2013) Albert, R. A., Zitomer, D. H., Dollhopf, M., Schauer-Gimenez, A. E., Struble, C., 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)

(2011) 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.

(2011) Navaneethan, N., Topczewski, P., Royer, S., and Zitomer, D. “Blending Anaerobic Co-Digestates: Synergism and Economics,” Wat. Sci. Tech. 63(12), pp2916-2922.

(2010) Morris, R. L., Schauer-Gimenez, A. E., Struble, C., Zitomer, D. H., and Maki ,J. S., “Application of Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Analysis of mcrA for Determining Methanogen Diversity Journal of Applied Microbiolog (under review).

(2010) Schauer-Gimenez, A. E., Zitomer, D. H., Maki, J. S., and Struble, C. A., “Bioaugmentation for Improved Recovery of Anaerobic Digesters After Toxicant Exposure,” Wat. Res. 44, pp. 3555-3564.

(2008) 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.

(2008) 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.

(2008) 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.

(2007) Zitomer, D. H., Burns, R. T., Duran, M., and Vogel, D. S., “Effect of Sanitizers, Rumensin and Temperature on Anaerobic Digester Biomass, Biosystems Engineering, 50(5), pp. 1807-1813.

(2007) Zitomer, D H., Duran, M., Albert, R. and Guven, E., “Thermophilic Aerobic Granular Biomass for Enhanced Settleability,” Wat. Res., 41,pp.  819-825.

(2006) Duran, M., Haznedaroglu, B. Z., and Zitomer D. H., “Microbial Source Tracking Using Host Specific FAME Profiles of Fecal Coliforms,”  Wat. Res., 40,pp.  67-74.

(2005) Haznedaroglu, B. Z., Zitomer, D. H., Hughs-Strange, G. B., and Duran, M., “Whole-Cell Fatty Acid Composition of Total Coliforms to Predict Sources of Fecal Contamination,” ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering. 131(10), pp.1426-1432.

(2005) Zitomer, D. H., Bachman, T. C., and Vogel, D. S., “Thermophilic Anaerobic Digester with Ultrafilter for Solids Stabilization,” Water, Science & Technology, 52(1-2), pp.525-530.

(2003) Corsi, S., Zitomer, D., Field, J., and Concilla, D., “Nonylphenol Ethoxylates and Other Additives in Aircraft Deicers, Anti-icers, and Waters Receiving Airport Runoff,” Environ. Sci. Tech., 37(18), pp. 4031-4037.

(2003) Zitomer, D. H., Gabor, M., and Johnson, P., “Bridge Construction in Guatemala: Linking Social Issues and Engineering, “ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice,  129(3), pp. 143-150.

(2003) Zitomer, D. H., and Ubay, G., "Propylene Glycol ADF Biodegradation Kinetics: Comparison of Anaerobic CMSTR, Filter, and Fluidized Bed," ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 129(2), pp. 123-129.

(2002) Zitomer, D. H., Ferguson, N., McGrady, K., and Schilling, J., “Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Aircraft Deicing Runoff and Municipal Wastewater Sludge,”  Water Environment Research, 73(6), pp. 645-654.

(2000) Zitomer, D. H., Owens, D., and Speece, R. E., “Methanethiol as an Indicator of Toxicity in Anaerobic Treatment,” Water Science and Technology, 42(5), pp. 231-235.

(2000)  Zitomer, D. H., and Shrout, J. D., "High Sulfate, High COD Wastewater Treatment Using Aerated Methanogenic Fluidized Beds, "Water Environment  Research, (72)1,         pp.90-97.

(1998) Zitomer, D.H., and Shrout, J. D., "Feasibility and Benefits of Methanogenesis Under Oxygen-Limited Conditions," Waste Management, 18, pp. 107-116.

(1998) Zitomer, D. H., "Stoichiometry of Combined Aerobic and Methanogenic COD Transformation," Water Research, 32(3), pp. 669 - 676.

(1998) Novotny, V., Muehring, D., Zitomer, D. H., Smith, D. W., and Facey, R. "Cyanide and     Metal Pollution by Urban Snowmelt: Impact of Deicing Compounds," Water Science and Technology, 38 (1), pp. 223-230.

(1995) Zitomer, D. H., and Speece, R. E., "Methanethiol in Nonacclimated Sewage Sludge After  Addition of Chloroform and Other Toxicants,"Environmental Science and Technology, 29, pp.762-768.

(1993)  Zitomer, D. H., and Speece, R. E., "Sequential Environments for Enhanced Biotransformation of Aqueous Contaminants," Environmental Science and Technology, 27(2), pp. 226-244.

C. Refereed Conference Publications

(2012) Bhattad, U. H., Cherukuri, K., Maki, J. S., and Zitomer, D. H., "A Novel Approach of Preserved, Dried Methanogenic Biomass for Bioaugmentation and Standard Laboratory Applications," Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference (WEFTEC 2012), New Orleans, LA, 11 pp.

(2012) Bocher, B., and Zitomer, D., "Little Bugs Matter Big Time: How Staged Anaerobic Digestion Increases Methanogenic Activity and Alters Microbial Community," Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference (WEFTEC 2012), New Orleans, LA, 18 pp.

(2012) Bhattad, U. H., Cherukuri, K., Maki, J. S., and Zitomer, D. H., "A Novel Approach of Preserved, Dried Methanogenic Biomass for Bioaugmentation and Standard Laboratory Applications," Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference (WEFTEC 2012), New Orleans, LA, 11 pp.

(2012) Venkiteshwaran, K., Seib, M., Bocher, B., and Zitomer, D., "Bioaugmentation Can Increase Steady-State Methane Production and COD Reduction in Anaerobic Digesters," Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference (WEFTEC 2012), New Orleans, LA, 13 pp.

(2012) Navaratnam, N., Topczewski, P., Maki, J., and Zitomer, D., "Anaerobic Co-Digestion Changes Microbial Community and Synergistically Increases Biogas Production in Municipal Digesters," Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference (WEFTEC 2012), New Orleans, LA, 20 pp.

(2010) Bocher, B., and Zitomer, D. H., “Staged Anaerobic Digestion as a Means to Increase Specific  Methanogenic Activity,” in proceedings of  International Water Association (IWA) 12th. World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 31st – November 4th., 5 pp.

(2010) Tale, V. P., Maki, J. S., Struble, C. A., and Zitomer, D. H. “Bioaugmentation Can Improve Anaerobic Digester Performance after Organic Overload,” in proceedings of International Water Association (IWA) 12th. World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 31st – November 4th, 5 pp.

(2010) Navaneethan, N., Topczewski, P., Royer, S., and Zitomer, D. “Blending Anaerobic Co-Digestates: Synergism and Economics,” in proceedings of International Water Association (IWA) 12th. World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 31st – November 4th, 5 pp.

(2010) Bhattad, U. H., Maki, J. S., Struble, C. A., Schauer-Gimenez, A. E., and Zitomer, D. H., “ Culture Conditions and Cryoprotectant Addition Influences Methanogenic Activity After Freeze-Drying in Air,” in proceedings of International Water Association (IWA) 12th. World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 31st – November 4th , 5 pp.

(2010) Navaneethan, N., Topczewski, P., Royer, S., and Zitomer, D. “Anaerobic Co-Digestion for Increased Renewable Energy,” Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference (WEFTEC 2010), New Orleans, LA, 15 pp.

(2010) Tale, V. P., and Zitomer D. H., “Bioaugmentation for Anaerobic Digester Recovery After Organic Overload,” Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference (WEFTEC 2010), New Orleans, LA, 14 pp.

(2009) Schauer-Gimenez, A., Maki, J.S., Struble, C.A., and Zitomer, D.H.  “Bioaugmentation with Hydrogen-Utilizers for Anaerobic Digester Recovery,” Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference (WEFTEC 2009), Orange County Convention Center,  Orlando, FL, October 10-14, 2009: 632-640.

(2004) Zitomer, D., Lynch, D., Kemp, J., and Kade, F. “Thermophilic-Mesophilic Digestion: Occurrence and Prevention of High VFAs,” Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference, New Orleans, LA, October 6th , 4 pp.

(2004) Zitomer, D. H., Bachman, T. C., and Vogel, D. S., “Thermophilic Digestion with Ultrafiltration for Solids Stabilization,” 10th. World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, International Water Association , Montreal, Canada, August 29-September 2nd, 4 pp.

(2004) Zitomer, D. H., Kemp, J., and Kade, F., “Occurrence and Prevention of High VFAs in Temperature-Phased Digestion,” 10th. World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Montreal, International Water Association, Canada, August 29-September 2nd, 4 pp.

(2003) Zitomer, D. H., and P. Johnson, “International Service Learning in Environmental Engineering,” in proceedings of  American Society of Civil Engineers 2003 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, June 22-23, 2003, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, pp. 124-129.

(2001) Zitomer, D. H., Dineen, D. D., and Schilling, J., “Full-Scale Co-Digestion of Aircraft Deicer Runoff and Municipal Sludge,” in proceedings of International Association on Water Quality (IWQ) 9th. World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Antwerp, Belgium,  September 2 – 6, pp. 191-194.

(2001)  Zitomer, D. H., and Ubay, G., “Anaerobic Digestion Kinetics of Propylene Glycol Aircraft Deicing Fluid,”  in proceedings of International Association on Water Quality (IWQ) 9th. World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion,  Antwerp, Belgium,  September 2 – 6, pp. 173 – 176.

(2001)  Guven, E., Bachman, T., Upendrakumar, K. C., and Zitomer, D., “Soft Drink Wastewater Treatment by Anaerobic Contact Sequencing Batch Reactor,” in proceedings of International Association on Water Quality (IWQ) 9th. World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Antwerp, Belgium,  September 2 – 6, pp. 269 – 272.

(2000)  Zitomer, D. H., McGrady, K., Ferguson, N., and Guven, E., “Phased Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Aircraft Deicing Fluid and Sludge: Propionaldehyde as Intermediate,” Water Environment Federation 73rd. Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, October 14-18, 14 pp.

(2000) Yerkes, D., Zitomer, D. H., and Speece, R. E., “The Role of Toxic Substances in Odor Release from Anaerobic Systems,” Water Environment Federation 73rd. Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, October 14-18, 5 pp.

(1999)  Zitomer, D. H., Ferguson, N., McGrady, K., and Schilling, J., "Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Aircraft Deicing Runoff and Municipal Wastewater Sludge," Proceedings of Water Environment Federation 72nd. Annual Conference, Municipal Wastewater Treatment Research, vol. 2, 16 pp.

(1998) Zitomer, D. H., and Shrout, J. D., "Fluidized Bed Reactors Under Limited Aeration: Methanogen Activity and Low Alkalinity Requirements," Proceedings of Water Environment Federation 71st. Annual Conference,Wastewater Treatment Research,Municipal Wastewater  vol. 1, pp 419-424.

(1998)  Zitomer, D. H., and Shrout, J. D., "Limited Aeration of Methanogenic Systems for Treatment of Sulfate-Containing Wastewater," Proceedings of American Society of Civil Engineers 1998 Conference on Environmental Engineering, Chicago, Ill, June, 6 pp.

(1998)  Zitomer, D. H., Hartman, W. A., and Parrillo, J. P. F., "Trace Nutrients for Enhanced Activated Sludge Settleability," In Proceedings of the Technical Assoc. of Pulp and Paper Institute International Environmental Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada,  April 5-8, 9 pp.

(1997) Zitomer, D. H., and Shrout, J. D., "Kinetics of COD Biotransformation Under Methanogenic, Limited-Aeration Conditions," Proceedings of Water Environment Federation 70th. Annual Conference, Municipal Wastewater Treatment Research, vol. 1, pp. 53 - 62.

(1997) Zitomer, D. H., and Shrout, J. D., "Feasibility and Benefits of Methanogenesis Under        Oxygen-Limited Conditions," Proceedings of the  52nd. Annual Purdue Industrial Waste      Conference, May, 11 pp.

(1997) Demirer, G. N. , Duran, M., Zitomer, D. H., and Speece R. E., "Anaerobic Biotechnology for Industrial Wastewater Treatment," Proceedings of the Second National  Turkish Chamber of Environmental Engineers Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, December 3-4, 5 pp.

(1994) Zitomer, D. H., and Speece, R. E., "Toxicity Response of an Excess Biological Phosphorus Removing Culture," with R. E. Speece, Proceedings of the 49th. Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, May, pp. 481-488.

(1990) Zitomer, D. H., and Speece, R. E., "Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships: New Tools for Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater", Proceedings of the Twenty Second Mid-Atlantic Industrial Waste Conference, July, pp.626-644.

D. Refereed Conference Presentations

(2013) Kusowksi, J.A., Zitomer, D. H., Graziano, S. J., Desing, W. E., Whitlock, D. D., and Sigmund, T. W., "Anaerobic Co-Digestion Planning and Research for the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District," Annual Meeting of the Central States Water Environment Association, May 14-17, Madison, WI.

(2013) Carey, D., McNamara, P., and Zitomer, D., "Biosolids-Derived Biochar as an Adsorbent for Ammonium and Phosphate from Wastewater," Annual Meeting of the Central States Water Environment Association, May 14-17, Madison, WI.

(2012) Bocher, B. T. W. and Zitomer, D. H., "Optimizing Microbial Community Structure in Anaerobic Digesters to Produce More Methane," Annual Meeting of the Central States Water Environment Association, May 14-17, St. Charles, IL.

(2012) Navaratnam, N. and Zitomer, D. H., "Anaerobic Co-Digestion Increases Net Biogas Production by Increasing Microbial Activity," Annual Meeting of the Central States Water Environment Association, May 14-17, St. Charles, IL.

(2012) Venkiteshwaran, K. and Zitomer, D. H., "Bioaugmentation of Anaerobic Digesters can Increase CH4 Production and COD Removal," Annual Meeting of the Central States Water Environment Association, May 14-17, St. Charles, IL.

(2010) Novotny, V., and Zitomer, D. H., “From Linear to Cyclic Urban Metabolism – Towards Integrated Resource Recovery from Used Water and Solids,” Joint Energy & Sustainability Specialty Seminar & Exhibit, New England Water Environment Association, October 19-20, Hyannis, MA

(2010) Navaneethan, N., Topczewski, P., Royer, S., and Zitomer, D. “Anaerobic Co-Digestion for Increased Renewable Energy,” Central States Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Madison, WI.

(2004) Zitomer, D.H., Lynch, D., and Kemp, J., “Thermophilic-Mesophilic Digestion: Occurrence of High VFAs,” 77th. Annual Meeting of the Central States Water Environment Association, May 16-19, Madison, WI.

(2004) Zitomer, D. H., Mayotte, J. A., and Timberlake, B., “Service Learning: Engaging Across Difficult Divides,” Pedagogies of Engagement: New Designs for Learning in and Across the Disciplines, Association of American Colleges and Universities, April 15-17, 2004, Chicago, IL.

(2003) Corsi, S. R. , Zitomer, D. H., Field, J. A.,  and Cancilla, D. A., “Nonylphenol Ethoxylates in Aircraft Deicers, Anti-icers, and Waters Receiving Airport Runoff,” in proceedings of The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 24th. Annual Meeting in North America, 9 - 13 November 2003, Austin, Texas.

E. Refereed Posters

(2012) Bhattad, U. H., Cherukuri, K., Mathai, P., Schauer-Gimenez, A. E., Zitomer, D. H., and Maki, J. S., "Tolerance of Methanogens to Heat (104°C) Desiccation in Air," presented at American Society for Microbiology, 112th General Meeting, San Francisco, CA., June 16-19.

(2012) Bocher, B. T. W., and Zitomer, D. H., "Optimized Microbial Community Structure in Anaerobic Digesters Increases Bioenergy Generation," presented at American Society for Microbiology, 112th General Meeting, San Francisco, CA., June 16-19.

(2012) Navaratnam, N., Morris, R. L., Maki, J., and Zitomer, D. H., "Changes in Microbial Community and Increased Biomethane Production rate from Anaerobic Digestion of Various Waste Blends," presented at American Society for Microbiology, 112th General Meeting, San Francisco, CA., June 16-19.

(2011) Bhattad, U. H., Schauer-Giminez, A. E., Zitomer, D. H., Morris, R. L., Maki, J. S., and Struble, C. A., "Bioaugmentation of Active Anaerobic Biomass and Its Preservation for Future Applications, in proceedings of International Water Association (IWA) Conference on Microbes in Water and Wastewater Treatment, Bioremediation and Energy Production, Goa, India, January 24-26, 3 pp.

(2010) Morris, R. L., Schauer-Gimenez, A. E., Bhattad, U., Zitomer, D. H., and Maki, J. S., “Monitoring Methanogen Communities in Anaerobic Digesters Using Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction Amplification of mcrA,” International Society for Microbial Ecology 13th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Seattle, WA, USA, August 22 – 27.

(2010) Bhattad, U. H., Schauer-Gimenez, Zitomer, D, Maki, J. S., and Struble, C., “Feasibility of Freeze-Drying Beneficial Anaerobic Methanogenic Cultures in Air ,” presented at American Society for Microbiology, 110th General Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 23-27.

(2010) Tale, V.P, Zitomer, D. H., Maki, J. S., and Struble, C., “Bioaugmenting with a Propionate-Acclimated Culture Helps Restore the Archaeal Community of an Anaerobic Digester, presented at American Society for Microbiology, 110th General Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 23-27. (One of 40 posters selected for the Outstanding Student Poster Session)

(2010) Morris, R. L, Schauer-Gimenez, A., Bhattad, U., Boyle, J., Struble C., Zitomer, D., and Maki, J.S., “Comparison of Methyl Coenzyme M Reductase gene and mRNA Diversity in Anaerobic Digesters,” presented at American Society for Microbiology, 110th General Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 23-27.

(2009) Morris, R. L., Schauer-Gimenez, A., Boyle, J., Struble, C., Zitomer, D., and Maki, J. S., “Different Conditions Cause Shifts in Methanogen Community and Methane Production Rates in Digesters,” presented at American Society for Microbiology, 109th General Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 17-21.

H.Technical Reports

(2005) Zitomer, D. H., and Adhikari, P., “Municipal Anaerobic Digesters as Regional Renewable Energy Facilities,” for State of Wisconsin, Focus on Energy Renewable energy Program, Research and Development, May.

(2001) Zitomer, D. H., “Assessment of Innovative Technologies for Wastewater Treatment: Biological Anaerobic Treatment,” for Earth Tech, Inc.

(1998) Zitomer, D. H., Deicing Runoff Treatability: Evaluation of Anaerobic Digestion, for Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District and Mitchell Airport, November 13th.

(1997) Zitomer, D. H., Trace Nutrients for Enhanced Sludge Settleability, for P. H. Glatfelter Company, Neenah, Wisconsin, September 22nd.

(1992) Zitomer, D. H., Investigation of DDX Biodegradation: Final Report, for Rohm and Haas Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 7th.

(1991)  Zitomer, D. H., Anaerobic, Anoxic, and Aerobic Sequential Environments for Conventional Wastewater Treatment and Toxicity Reduction, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for Master of Science degree.