Kelvin Gregory-Civil and Environmental Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Kelvin Gregory

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Address:
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Office: 123C Porter Hall
Phone: 412-268-9811
Fax: 412-268-7813

Research Group: EESS 

Education

Ph.D. 2002, The University of Iowa

Areas of Interest

  • Environmental microbiology and biotechnology
  • Benthic and microbial fuel-cells for remote and decentralized power generation
  • Environmental biogeochemistry, electrode-based remediation of contaminated subsurfaces
  • Bacteriology and microbial ecology of engineered systems
  • Sustainable and appropriate technology in developing communities

Selected Publications

  • Mohan, A.M., Hartsock, A., Hammack, R.W., Vidic, R.D., and Gregory, K.B. (2013) “Microbial communities in flowback water impoundments from hydraulic fracturing for recovery of shale gas,” FEMS Microbial Ecology, (86): 567-580.
  • Sun, M., Lowry, G.V., and Gregory, K.B. (2013) “Selective oxidation of bromide in wastewater brines from hydraulic fracturing,” Water Research, 47(11): 3723-3731.
  • Han, L., Karthikeyan, K.G., Anderson, M.A., Wouters, J.J., and Gregory, K.B. (2013) “Mechanistic insights into the use of oxide nanoparticles coated asymmetric electrodes for capacitive deionization,” Electrochimica Acta, (90): 573-581.
  • Sun, M., Reible, D.D., Lowry, G.V., and Gregory, K.B. (2013) “Effect of applied voltage, initial concentration and natural organic matter on sequential reduction/oxidation of nitrobenzene by graphite electrodes,” Environmental Science & Technology, 46(11): 6174-6181.
  • Lowry, G.V., Gregory, K.B., Apte, S.C., and Lead, J.R. (2012) “Transformations of Nanomaterials in the Environment,” Environmental Science & Technology, 46(13): 6893−6899.
  • Li, Z., Zhang, Y., LeDuc, P.R., and Gregory, K.B. (2011) "Microbial Electricity Generation via Microfluidic Flow Control,” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 108(9): 2061-2069.
  • Mohan, A.M., Hartsock, A., Bibby, K.J., Hammack, R.W., Vidic, R.D., and Gregory, K.B. (2013) “Microbial Community Changes in Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids and Produced Water from Shale Gas Extraction,” Environmental Science & Technology, (47): 13141−13150.
  • Mohan, A.M., Hartsock, A., Hammack, R.W., Vidic, R.D., and Gregory, K.B. (2013) “Microbial communities in flowback water impoundments from hydraulic fracturing for recovery of shale gas,” FEMS Microbial Ecology, (86): 567-580.
  • Sun, M., Lowry, G.V., and Gregory, K.B. (2013) “Selective oxidation of bromide in wastewater brines from hydraulic fracturing,” Water Research, 47(11): 3723-3731.

Recent Awards

2012: awarded 2012 Best Feature Article in Environmental Science & Technology Journal with Greg Lowry.