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Stefan J. Grimberg

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Stefan J. Grimberg
208 Rowley Laboratories
Clarkson University
PO Box 5710,
Potsdam, NY 13699-5710
Phone: 315-268-6490
FAX: 315-268-7985

Ph.D. Environmental Science & Engineering - University of North Carolina Chapel Hill 1995
M.S. Environmental Engineering - University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill 1989
Diplomingenieur (TU) Chemical Engineering - Technical University Munich, Germany 1987

Teaching Interests
Graduate level class in biological treatment processes; senior level class in environmental engineering; sophomore level class in introduction into engineering design

Research Interests
Biological water and wastewater treatment processes; renewable energy generation through anaerobic digestion waste; biological fate of organic pollutants in the environment.

Recent Publications 
Jahne, M.A.; S.W. Rogers; T.M. Holsen; S.J. Grimberg (2014) Quantitative microbial risk assessment of bioaerosols from a manure application site. J. Aerobiologia. DOI: 10.1007/s10453-014-9348-0

Grimberg, S.J; D. Hilderbrandt; M. Kinnunen, S. Rogers (2014) Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste Through the Operation of a Mesophilic Two-Phase Pilot Scale Digester – Assessment of Variable Loadings on System Performance. J. Bioresource Technol. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2014.09.001

Kinnunen, M.; D. Hilderbrandt, S. J. Grimberg, S. Rogers, S. Mondal. (2014) Comparative study of methanogens in one- and two-stage anaerobic digester treating food waste. Renewable Agric. Food Sys. doi:10.1017/S1742170514000350

Jaradat, A; D. Dissanayake; TM Holsen; J. Fu; R.A. Nichols; S.J. Grimberg. (2013) Performance of a Green Courtyard System to Remove fluoride from Stormwater: Modeling and Field Measurements. J. Environ. Eng. Sci., 30(9), 573-581.

Brouwer, A. F; S.J. Grimberg; S.E. Powers. (2012). The Dynamic Anaerobic Reactor & Integrated Energy System (DARIES) Model: Model Development, Validation, and Sensitivity Analysis. Water Environment Research, 84(12), 2090-2098. 

Grimberg, S.J. (2012) Using a P3 funded project as part of a capstone design class in environmental engineering. In Proceedings of the 119th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition (Paper Number 5212, San Antonio, TX, June 10-13, 2012)

Narula, R.; S.J. Grimberg; S. Rogers; S. Mondal (2011) Pathogen Reduction and Factors Responsible for Pathogen Reduction in Dairy Farm Operations Treating Agricultural Waste. Biological Engineering Transactions, 4(3), 115-131.

Jahne, M.A.; S. Kim, J.A Castilleja, S.J. Grimberg, T.M. Holsen, S.W Rogers (2011) Impacts of manure spreading on downwind air quality: particles, ammonia, and bioaerosols. In Proceedings of the 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting (Paper Number: 1111650, Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10, 2011)

Zhang, B.; K.R. Fowler, S. Mondal, S.J. Grimberg Model Calibration and Sensitivity Analysis of ADM1 Simulating Non-Steady State Anaerobic Digestion of Dairy Manure. In Press Wat. Sci. Technol..

Link, A.; M. Chen; S.E. Powers; S.J. Grimberg (2010) Effects of Growth Conditions and NAPL Presence on Transport of Pseudomonas saccharophilia P15 Through Porous Medium. Water Res., 44(9), 2793-2802.

Welsh, R; S.J. Grimberg; G.W. Gillespie; M. Swindal (2010) Technoscience, Anaerobic Digester Technology and the Dairy Industry: Factors Influencing North Country New York Dairy Farmer Views on Alternative Energy Technology. Renewable Agric. Food Sys. 25(2), 170-180.

Jaradat, A, K. Fowler, R.S., R. Gosh, S.J. Grimberg, TM Holsen. (2010) Evaluating optimum operating conditions for a GAC filter treating stormwater containing PCBs:  backwashing and empty bed contact time. J. Environ. Eng. Sci., 27(5), 403-410.

Jaradat, A, K. Fowler, R.S. S.J. Grimberg, TM Holsen, R. Gosh (2009). Treatment of storm water containing low levels of PCBs using Natural Media Filtration (NMF). J. Environ. Eng. Sci., 26(4), 799-808.

Jaradat, A, K. Fowler, S.J. Grimberg, T Holsen. (2009) Transport of colloids and associated hydrophobic organic chemicals through a natural media filter. J. Environ. Eng., 135(1), 36-45.

Jaradat, A. Q, S.J. Grimberg, TM. Holsen (2009) Colloidal transport through the Natural Media Filter. J. Environ. Eng., 135(7), 478.

Grimberg, S.J. (2008) Anaerobic treatment of farm waste: opportunities and challenges. Water. Environ. Res., 80:3, 195.

Page, D.I., K.L. Hickey, R. Narula, A.L. Main, and S.J. Grimberg (2008) Modeling Anaerobic Digestion of Dairy Manure Using the IWA Anaerobic Digestion Model No. 1 (ADM1). Wat. Sci. Technol. 58(3), 689-695.

Grimberg, S.J., T.A. Langen, L. Compeau, S.E. Powers (2008) A Theme-Based Seminar on Environmental Sustainability Improves Participant Satisfaction in an Undergraduate Summer Research Program. J. Engineering Education, 97(1), 95-103.

Dou, W.; K. Omrane, S.J. Grimberg, M. Denham and S.E. Powers (2008). Characterization of DNAPL from the DOE Savannah River Site.  J. Cont. Hydrol., 97(1-2), 75-86.

Sahu, A, S.J. Grimberg, T. Holsen (2005) A Static Water Surface Sampler to Measure Bioaerosol Deposition and Characterize Microbial Community Diversity. J Aerosol Sci. 36(5-6), 639-650.
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