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
Selected Refereed Publications
Zitomer, Daniel H.. "Proposal of Vibrionimonas magnilacihabitans gen. nov., sp. nov., a curved Gram negative bacterium isolated from Lake Michigan water." Society for General Microbiology. London. United Kingdom. IJS/2013/056663. 2013.
Morris, Rachel L., Schauer-Gimenez, Anne E., Bhattad, Ujwal, Kearney, Colleen, Struble, Craig A., Zitomer, Daniel H., Maki, James S. "Methyl coenzyme M reductase (mcrA) gene abundance correlates with activity measurements of methanogenic H2/CO2 enriched anaerobic biomass." John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Wiley Online Library. New York, NY. United States. 2013.
Zitomer, Daniel H., Kusowski, Jonathan, Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference. Water Environment Federation. Chicago, IL. "Anaerobic Co-Digestion Planning and Research for NEW Water (Green Bay, WI)." Academic. Accepted. October 3, 2013
Zitomer, Daniel H., Bocher, Benjamin. World Congress of Anaerobic Digestion. International Water Association. Spain. "Relating Methanogen Community Structure and Anaerobic Digester Function." Academic. Accepted. June 26, 2013
Zitomer, Daniel H., McNamara, Patrick, Carey, Daniel. Central States Water Environment Association Annual Meeting. Central States Water Environment Association. Madison, WI. "Biosolids-Derived Biochar as an Adsorbent for Ammonium and Phosphate from Wastewater." Non-Academic. Accepted. May 15, 2013
Current Funded Research Grants
PI. Biochar Product and Processing of Wastewater Biosolids. Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Water Equipment and Policy.
PI. Increased Methane from Waste for Combustion and Energy. Naulin Foundation.
Co-PI. Sustainable Treatment System for Municipal Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment. Co-PI: Brooke K. Mayer. Xylem, Inc.
PI. REU Supplement: I/UCRC for Water Equipment and Policy: Miniature, High Efficiency Transducers for Use in Ultrasonic Flow Meters. National Science Foundation.
Co-PI. Collaborative Research: I/UCRC for Water Equipment and Policy. Co-PI: Michael Switzenbaum. National Science Foundation.