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Michelle Crimi

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Institute for a Sustainable Environment
Associate Professor
Clarkson University
PO Box 5715
Potsdam, NY 13699-5715
T:315-268-4174  F:315-268-4291

B.S. Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Toxicology, Clarkson University,(1995)
M.S. Environmental Health, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (1997)
PhD Environm. Science and Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden CO (2002)

Dr. Crimi teaches courses in:
Risk Assessment
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Analysis
Industrial Hygiene 
Groundwater Hydrology & Geochemistry
Environmental Science & Policy  
Advanced topics in Occupational and Environmental Health 

Research Interest
Dr. Crimi research interest lie in the area of in situ remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater; chemical oxidation for organic contaminant degradation; characterization of environmental systems; and human health risk assessment.  

Selected Publications
Siegrist, R.L., M. Crimi, T.J. Simpkin (eds) (2011).  In Situ Chemical Oxidation for Groundwater Remediation.  Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, New York, New York. A volume in SERDP/ESTCP Remediation Technology Monograph Series, C.H. Ward (Series ed). 

Phenrat, T., M. Crimi, T. Illangasekare, and G. V. Lowry (2010).  “Reactive Nanoparticles for the Treatment of Chlorinated Dense Non-aqueous Phase Liquids (DNAPLs) in Soil and Groundwater,” in Nanotechnology for Environmental Decontamination (eBook). M.K. Ram, S. Andreescu, and H. Ding (eds.) McGraw-Hill, New York. USA. Submitted and in review/press.

Siegrist R.L., M. Crimi, J. Munakata-Marr, T. Illangasekare, P. Dugan, J. Heiderscheidt, B. Petri, and J. Sahl (2008).  Chemical Oxidation for Clean Up of Contaminated Groundwater.  In: Methods and Techniques for Cleaning-up Contaminated Sites.  M.D. Annable et al. (ed.), 2008 Springer, p. 45-58.

Siegrist R.L., M.A. Urynowicz, O.R. West, M.L. Crimi, and K.S. Lowe (2001).  Principles and Practices of In Situ Chemical Oxidation Using Permanganate.  Battelle Press, 505 King Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.

Ko S., M. Crimi, B.K. Maring, V. Holmes, and S.G. Huling (2012).  Comparative Study on Oxidative Treatments of Chlorinated Ethanes and Ethenes Using Hydrogen Peroxide and Persulfate in Soils.  Journal of Environmental Management,108(15):42-48.

Pan, L.W., R.L. Siegrist, and M. Crimi (2012).  Effects of In Situ Remediation Using Oxidants or Surfactants on Subsurface Organic Matter and Sorption of Trichloroethene.  Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, 32(2):96-105.

Cha, Y.K., M. Crimi, M.A. Urynowicz, and R.C. Borden. Kinetics of permanganate consumption by natural oxidant demand in Aquifer Solids.  Environmental Engineering Science, Online ahead of print. doi:10.1089/ees.2011.0211

Krembs, F.J., R.L. Siegrist, M. Crimi, R.F. Furrer, and B.G. Petri (2010).  ISCO for Groundwater Remediation:  Analysis of Field Applications and Performance.  Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, 30(4):42-53.

Dugan, P.J., R.L. Siegrist, M. Crimi (2010).  Coupling Surfactants/Cosolvents with Oxidants for Enhanced DNAPL Removal: A Review.  Remediation.  Summer 2010:27-49.

Tsitonaki A., B. Petri, M. Crimi, H. Mosbæk, R.L. Siegrist, and P.L. Bjerg (2010).  In situ chemical oxidation of contaminated soil and groundwater using persulfate:  A review.  Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 40(1):55-91.

Crimi M., M. Quickel, and S. Ko (2009).  Enhanced Permanganate In Situ Chemical Oxidation through MnO2 Particle Stabilization:  Evaluation in 1-D Transport Systems.  Journal of Contaminant Hydrology.  105:69-79.

Crimi M. and S. Ko (2009).  Control of Manganese Dioxide Particles Resulting from In Situ Chemical Oxidation Using Permanganate.  Chemosphere.   74:847-853. 

Heiderscheidt J., M. Crimi, R. Siegrist, and M. Singletary (2008).  Optimization of Full Scale Permanganate ISCO System Operation: Laboratory and Numerical Studies.  Ground Water Monitoring & Remediation, 28(4):72-84.

Petri B.G., R.L. Siegrist, M. Crimi (2008).  Effects of Groundwater Velocity and Permanganate Concentration on DNAPL Mass Depletion Rates during In Situ Oxidation.  Journal of Environmental Engineering, 134(1):1-13.

Crimi M. and J. Taylor (2007).  Experimental Evaluation of Catalyzed Hydrogen Peroxide and Sodium Persulfate for Destruction of BTEX Contaminants. Soil and Sediment Contamination, 16:29-45.

Sahl J., J. Munakata-Marr, M. Crimi, and R.L. Siegrist (2007).  Coupling Permanganate Oxidation with Microbial Dechlorination of Tetrachloroethene.  Water Environment Research, 79(1):5-12.

Siegrist, R.L., K.S. Lowe, M.L. Crimi, and M.A. Urynowicz (2006).  Quantifying PCE and TCE in DNAPL Source Zones:  Effects of Sampling Methods Used for Intact Cores at Varied Contaminant Levels and Media Temperatures. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, 26(2):114-124.

Crimi M.L. and R.L. Siegrist (2005).  Factors Affecting Effectiveness and Efficiency of DNAPL Destruction Using Potassium Permanganate and Catalyzed Hydrogen Peroxide.  Journal of Environmental Engineering, 131(12):1724-1732.