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University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Civil & Materials Engineering 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

PUBLICATIONS and PRESENTATIONS
 

50 total: 30 refereed journal articles published or submitted, 13 refereed proceedings, 2 dissertations and 5 technical reports

 

Total of 345 Citations as of 2/08, Data from ISI Journal Citation Reports.

  1. Mittal, M. and K. J. Rockne (2008) Indole Production during Anaerobic Naphthalene Biodegradation by Pseudomonas stutzeri str. NAP-3. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. 43(9):1027-1034.

  2. Zhao, X., L., K. J. Rockne, J. L. Drummond, R. K. Hurley, C. W. Slade and R. Hudson (2008) Methyl Mercury Generation in Dental Wastewater: A Potential Role of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria. Environmental Science and Technology. 42(8):2780-2786.

  3. Viana, P., K. Yin, X. Zhao and K. Rockne (2007) Active sediment capping for pollutant mixtures: Control of biogenic gas production under highly intermittent flows. Land Contamination and Reclamation. 15(4):413-425.

  4. Rockne, K. J. (2007) Kinetic Hindrance of Iron (II) Oxidation in The Presence of Nitrate and Oxygen in a Facultative Wastewater Stabilization Pond. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. 42(3):1-11.

  5. Li, A., K. J. Rockne, N. C. Sturchio, Song, W. L., J. Ford, D. R. Buckley and W. J. Mills (2006) Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in the Sediment of the Great Lakes: 4 - Influencing Factors and Implications. Environmental Science and Technology. 40(24):7528-7534.

  6. Rockne, K. J. and P. L. Brezonik (2006) Nutrient Removal in a Cold-Region Wastewater Stabilization Pond: Importance of Ammonia Volatilization. ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering. 132(4):451-459.

  7. Darnault, C., K. Rockne, A. Stevens, A. Mansoori and N. Sturchio (2005) Fate of environmental pollutants. Water Environment Research. 77(6):2576-2658.

  8. Song, W. L.,  J. Ford, A. Li, N. C. Sturchio, K. J. Rockne, D. R. 40(24):7528-7534Buckley and W. J. Mills (2005) Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in the Sediment of the Great Lakes. 3 – Lakes Ontario and Erie. Environmental Science and Technology. 39(15); 5600-5605.

  9. Song, W. L., A. Li,  J. Ford, N. Sturchio, K. J. Rockne, D. R. Buckley, and W. J. Mills (2005) Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in the Sediment of the Great Lakes. 2 – Lakes Michigan and Huron. Environmental Science and Technology. 39(10):3474-3479. [1 citation]

  10. Shor, L. M., D. S. Kosson, K. J. Rockne, L. Y. Young and G. L. Taghon (2004) Desorption attenuated cancer risk from polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contaminated sediment: A quantitative exposure model. Risk Analysis. 24(5):1109-1120.

  11. Song, W. L.,  J. Ford, A. Li, W. J. Mills, D. R. Buckley and K. J. Rockne (2004) Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in the Sediment of the Great Lakes. 1 - Lake Superior. Environmental Science and Technology. 38(12):3286-3293. [4 citations]

  12. Jayaraj, J., K. J. Rockne and R. S. Makkar (2004) Reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethene by a mixed bacterial culture growing on ethyl lactate. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. 39(6):1399-1414.

  13. Buckley. D. R., K. J. Rockne, A. Li and W. S. Mills (2004) Soot deposition in the Great Lakes: Implications for semi-volatile hydrophobic organic pollutant deposition. Environmental Science and Technology. 38(6):1732-1739. [4 citations]

  14. Makkar, R. S. and K. J. Rockne (2003) Surfactant-Enhanced Biodegradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry22(10):2280-2292. [7 citations]

  15. Rockne, K. J. and S. E. Strand (2003) Amplification of marine methanotrophic enrichment DNA with 16s rDNA PCR primers for Type II alpha proteobacteria methanotrophs. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. 38(9):1877-1887. [2 citations]

  16. Shor, L. M., K. J. Rockne, G. L. Taghon, L. Y. Young and D. S. Kosson (2003) Desorption kinetics for field-aged polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from sediments. Environmental Science and Technology. 37(8):1535-1544. [10 citations]

  17. Shor, L. M., W. Liang, K. J. Rockne, L. Y. Young, G. L. Taghon and D. S. Kosson (2003) Intra-aggregate mass transport-limited bioavailability of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons to Mycobacterium strain PC01.   Environmental Science and Technology. 37(8):1545-1552. [8 citations]

  18. Rockne, K. J., W. Liang, L. Y. Young and G. L. Taghon (2003) Toxicity of Density Separation Media to Escherichia coli and Mycobacterium strain PC01: Implications for Density-Separation of Soils and Sediments.  FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 43(2):185-189. [2 citations]

  19. Rockne, K. J., L. M. Shor, L. Y. Young, G. L. Taghon and D. S. Kosson (2002) Distributed sequestration and release of PAHs in weathered sediment: The role of sediment structure and organic carbon properties.  Environmental Science and Technology. 36(12):2636-2644. [23 citations]

  20. Rockne, K. J. and S. E. Strand (2001) Anaerobic Biodegradation of Phenanthrene, Naphthalene and Biphenyl by a Denitrifying Enrichment Culture.  Water Research. 35(1):291-299. [8 citations]

  21. Rockne, K. J., G. L. Taghon and D. S. Kosson (2000) Pore Structure of Soot Deposits from Several Combustion Sources.  Chemosphere41(8):1125-1135. [17 citations]

  22. Rockne, K. J., J. C. Chee-Sanford, B. Hedlund, R. A. Sanford, S. E. Strand, J. Leigh and J. T. Staley (2000) Anaerobic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Degradation by Marine Microbial Isolates under Nitrate-reducing Conditions.  Applied Environmental Microbiology66(4):1595-1601. [34 citations]

  23. Rockne, K. J. and S. E. Strand (1998) Biodegradation of Bicyclic and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Marine Anaerobic Enrichments.  Environmental Science and Technology 32(24):3962-3967. [47 citations]

  24. Rockne, K. J., H. D. Stensel, R. P. Herwig and S. E. Strand (1998) PAH Degradation and Bioaugmentation by a Marine Methanotroph Enrichment.  Bioremediation Journal1(3) 209-222. [5 citations]

  25. Melin, E. S., J. A. Puhaaka, S. E. Strand, K. J. Rockne and J. F. Ferguson (1996) Fluidized-Bed Enrichment of Marine Ammonia-to-Nitrite Oxidizers and their Ability to Cometabolically Oxidize Chloroaliphatics.  International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation38(1) 9-18. [3 citations]

REFEREED BOOK SECTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS (13 TOTAL)
  1. Zhao, X, P. Viana, K. Yin, K. Rockne, D. Hey, J. Schuh, and R. Lanyon (2007) Combined active capping/wetland demonstration in the Chicago River. Paper D-019. In: E.A. Foote and G.S. Durell (Conference Chairs), Remediation of Contaminated Sediments—2007. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments. ISBN 978-1-57477-159-6, Battelle Press, Columbus, OH.

  2. Viana, P., K. Yin, X. Zhao and K. Rockne (2007) Modeling and control of gas ebullition in capped sediments. Paper D-027. In: E.A. Foote and G.S. Durell (Conference Chairs), Remediation of Contaminated Sediments—2007. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments. ISBN 978-1-57477-159-6, Battelle Press, Columbus, OH.

  3. Yin, K., P. Viana, X. Zhao and K. Rockne (2007) A Monte Carlo simulation approach for active caps in mixed contaminant environments. Paper D-018. In: E.A. Foote and G.S. Durell (Conference Chairs), Remediation of Contaminated Sediments—2007. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments. ISBN 978-1-57477-159-6, Battelle Press, Columbus, OH.

  4. Li, A., W. Song, J. Ford, N. C. Sturchio, K. J. Rockne, D. R. Buckley, W. J. Mills (2005) Temporal trend and spatial distribution of PBDEs in the sediments of the Great Lakes. DIOXIN 2005 Conference: Sources and Fate of POPs in the Great Lakes, 4 pp.

  5. Rockne, K. J. and K. R. Reddy (2003) Bioremediation of contaminated sites. Invited Theme Paper, International e-Conference on Modern Trends in Foundation Engineering: Geotechnical Challenges and Solutions, 22 pp

  6. Jayaraj, J., R. S. Makkar and K. J. Rockne (2003) A new electron donor for reductive dechlorination of perchloroethylene. In Situ and On Site Bioremediation. V.S. Magar and M.E. Kelley (Eds.). A-35:1-10.

  7. Makkar, R. S., M. Mittal and K. J. Rockne (2003) Novel metabolites of anaerobic naphthalene biodegradation by pure cultures. In Situ and On Site Bioremediation. V.S. Magar and M.E. Kelley (Eds.). J-07:1-10.

  8. Young, L. Y., W. Liang, L. Shor, D. S. Kosson, K. J. Rockne, G. L. Taghon. (2002). Bioavailability of PAHs to Bacteria in Estuarine Sediment. Soil and Sediment Contamination 11(3):488.

  9. Rockne, K. J. and R. Makkar (2001) Anaerobic electron acceptor amendment for aromatic pollutant biodegradation in sediments.  In Situ and On Site Bioremediation.  6(5):297-304.

  10. Kosson, D. S., L. M. Shor, K. J. Rockne, W. Liang, G. L. Taghon and L. Y. Young (2000) Mass transfer limitations on bioavailability of PAHs from contaminated estuarine sediments. 220th American Chemical Society National Meeting. 40(2):4 pp.

  11. Rockne, K. J., D. S. Kosson, L. Y. Young and G. L. Taghon (1999) Sequestration of PAHs in size- and density-fractionated estuarine sediments.  In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation.  5(8):191-196.

  12. Rockne, K. J., J. C. Chee-Sanford, R. A. Sanford, B. Hedlund, J. T. Staley and S. E. Strand (1999) Naphthalene degradation and mineralization by nitrate-reducing and denitrifying pure cultures.  In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation.  5(8):271-276. [3 citations]

  13. Rockne, K. J., H. D. Stensel and S. E. Strand (1997) Transformations of polyaromatic hydrocarbons in sulfate- and nitrate-reducing enrichments.  In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation.  4(4) 377-382.

TECHNICAL REPORTS (5 TOTAL)
  1. Li, A., K. J. Rockne, N. Sturchio, W. J. Mills, W. Song, J. Ford (2006). Chronology of PBDE Air Deposition in the Great Lakes from Sedimentary Records, Final Report, Great Lakes Atmospheric Deposition Program Office, Air and Radiation Division, United States Environmental Protection Agency. March 31, 2006. 190 pp.

  2. Li, A., K. J. Rockne, B. Mills, W. Song, D. Buckley, J. Ford (2003). Year-2 Annual Progress Report: Chronology of PBDE Air Deposition in the Great Lakes from Sedimentary Records, Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Atmospheric Deposition Program Office. October 21, 2003. 8 pp.

  3. Rockne, K. J. (2003). Stimulation of Organic Contaminant Biodegradation Through the Amendment of Anaerobic Electron Acceptors to Estuarine Sediments, Final Report. The NOAA/UNH Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology (CICEET). NOAA Grant NA97OR0338. http://www.ciceet.unh.edu/files/full_project/Rockne_final_report.pdf.  May 28, 2003. 77 pp.

  4. Li, A.,  K. J. Rockne, B. Mills, W. Song, D. Gunty, J. Ford (2002). Year-1 Annual Progress Report: Chronology of PBDE Air Deposition in the Great Lakes from Sedimentary Records, Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Atmospheric Deposition Program Office. October 28, 2002. 10 pp.

  5. Li, A., K. J. Rockne, B. Mills, W. Song, D. Gunty (2002). Quality Assurance Plan: Chronology of PBDE Air Deposition in the Great Lakes from Sedimentary Records, Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Atmospheric Deposition Program Office. February 12, 2002. 30 pp.

SELECTED RECENT PRESENTATIONS (last two years, most recent first)
  1. Zhao, X, P. Viana, K. Yin, K. Rockne, D. Hey, J. Schuh, and R. Lanyon (2007) Combined active capping/wetland demonstration in the Chicago River In: Fourth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments. January 25.

  2. Viana, P., K. Yin, X. Zhao and K. Rockne (2007) Modeling and control of gas ebullition in capped sediments. In: Remediation of Contaminated Sediments. In: Fourth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments. January 24.

  3. Yin, K., P. Viana, X. Zhao and K. Rockne (2007) A Monte Carlo simulation approach for active caps in mixed contaminant environments. In: Remediation of Contaminated Sediments. In: Fourth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments. January 25.

  4. Zhao, X., K. J. Rockne, J. L. Drummond, R. H. Hurley, C. W. Shade and R. Hudson (2006) Mercury Methylation in Dental Waste Water. In: 8th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. Madison, WI, August 6-11.

  5. Rockne, K.J. (2006) Methyl Mercury in Dental Wastewater. Invited Speaker In: University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee Department of Civil Engineering Seminar.

  6. Viana, P., K. Yin, X. Zhao and K. J. Rockne (2006) Active Capping: A Low Cost Technology to Contain and Reduce the Exposure Risk of Contaminated Sediments. In: USA Inter-American Association of Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences/USAIDIS VII Regional Conference, March 30.

  7. Jayaraj, J., K. J. Rockne and W. J. Whipple (2005) Polybrominated Diphenylethers in Digester Sludge. In: The 28th Midwest Environmental Chemistry Workshop.

  8. Zhao, X., K. J. Rockne, J. L. Drummond, R. H. Hurley, C. W. Shade and R. Hudson (2005) Mercury Methylation Potential in Dental Waste Water. In: The 28th Midwest Environmental Chemistry Workshop.

  9. Li, A., W. Song, J. Ford, N. C. Sturchio, K. J. Rockne, D. R. Buckley, W. J. Mills (2005) Temporal trend and spatial distribution of PBDEs in the sediments of the Great Lakes. DIOXIN 2005 Conference: Sources and Fate of POPs in the Great Lakes.

  10. Rockne, K.J. (2005) Black Carbon Deposition in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Invited Speaker Environmental Engineering Seminar, Civil Engineering and Geosciences (CEGEOS). The University of Notre Dame. March 31.

  11. Rockne, K. J. (2005) Active Capping Remediation Project: South Fork/ South Branch Chicago River Turning Basin. Invited Speaker City of Chicago Bubbly Creek Task Force, February 25.

     
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