Lewis Semprini

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

L. Semprini, M.E. Dolan, and M. Azizian. Anaerobic transformation of trichloroethene and trichlorofluoroethene in a continuous flow column study, American Chemical Society, Division of Environmental Chemistry (submitted).

M F. Azizian, M.E. Dolan, P. Ruiz-Haas, J. D. Ingle, and L. Semprini, 2007. "Effect of pre-reduction of aquifer material on PCE reductive dechlorination in a continuous-flow column study," American Chemical Society, Division of Environmental Chemistry, Vol. 47 No.1, 560-565.

S. Behrens, M. Azizian, J. McMurdie, J., A. Sabalowsky, M. Dolan, L. Semprini, A. L.Spormann, "Monitoring Gene Abundance and Expression of Reductive Dehalogenases Involved in Complete Dechlorination of PCE Under Continuous Flow Conditions" poster presentation at the 11th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Vienna, Austria, Aug 2006.

L. Semprini, M.E. Dolan. M. Mathias, G.D. Hopkins, and P.L. McCarty. Laboratory and Field Studies of Bioaugmentation of Butane-Utilizing Microorganisms for the In-situ Cometabolic Treatment of Treatment of 1,1-Dichloroethene, 1,1-Dichloroethane, and 1,1,1-Trichloroethane. Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Bioremediation, Crete, July 3-5, 2005.

M.F. Azizian, J.D. Istok, and L. Semprini, "Push-Pull test evaluation of the in situ aerobic cometabolism of chlorinated ethenes by toluene-utilizing microorganisms," Proceeding from the Internation Conference, Biofilms 2004, Biofilm Structure and Activity, Las Vegas, NV, (290-294).

M.F. Azizian, J. Istok, and L. Semprini, 2004. "Evaluation of the in situ aerobic cometabolism of chlorinated ethenes by toluene-utilizing microorganisms using push-pull tests," Environmental and West Management, Advance Through the Environmental Science Program, Metal and DNAPL Contamination, Division of Environmental Chemistry, Vol. 44 No.1, 505-509.

P. Bennett, D. Mackay, M. Einarson, T. Buscheck, K. O'Reilly, L. Semprini, and M. Swinderman, "Evaluating Lactate Utilization In Situ: Sulfate Reduction versus Dehalorespiration," in: V.S. Magar and M.E. Kelley (Eds.), In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation-2003. Proceedings of the Seventh International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium (Orlando, FL; June 2003).

Yu, S.and L. Semprini, “Dechlorination of PCE DNAPL with TBOS Using a Binary Mixed Culture,” The 3rd International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, May 20-23, 2002, Monterey, CA (2B-49).

Timmins, B, M. Dolan, and L. Semprini, “Aerobic Cometabolic Transformation of Trichloroethylene and cis-Dichloroethylene in Propane-Fed Aquifer Microcosms,” Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 179-186 (2001).

Lynch, R.M., S. McCall, V.S. Magar, A. Leeson, M. Dolan, L. Semprini, and M. Azizian. “Vadose Zone Biodegradation Potential during Cometabolic Air Sparging of Chloroethene Contaminated Groundwater,” in In Situ Aeration and Aerobic Remediation, A. Leeson, P.C. Johnson, R.E. Hinchee, L. Semprini, and V. S. Magar, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 155-162 (2001).

Tovanabootr, A., L. Semprini, M.E. Dolan, M. Azizian, V. Magar, D. DeBacker, A. Leeson, and D. Kempisty, “Cometabolic Air Sparging Field Demonstration with Propane to Remediate Trichloroethene and cis-Dichloroethene,” in In Situ Aeration and Aerobic Remediation, A. Leeson, P.C. Johnson, R.E. Hinchee, L. Semprini, and V. S. Magar, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 145-153 (2001).

Semprini, L, Vancheeswaran, S., Yu, S., Min-Ying Chu, and Rolf U. Hald, “Tetraalkoxysilanes as Slow Release Substrates to Promote Aerobic and Anaerobic Dehalogenation Reactions in the Subsurface,” American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, August 2001.

Tovanabootr, A., M.E. Dolan, L. Semprini, V.S. Magar, A Leeson, and A. Lightner, “Cometabolic Air Aparging Field Demonstration with Propane to Remediate a Chloroethene and Chloroethane C-Contaminated Aquifer,” in Physical and Thermal Technologies, G.B Wickramanayake and A.R. Gavaskar, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 67-74 (2000).

Conference Proceedings

Yu, S.and L. Semprini, “Dechlorination of PCE DNAPL with TBOS Using a Binary Mixed Culture,” The 3rd International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, May 20-23, 2002, Monterey, CA (2B-49).

Timmins, B., M. Dolan, and L. Semprini, “Aerobic Cometabolic Transformation of Trichloroethylene and cis-Dichloroethylene in Propane-Fed Aquifer Microcosms,” Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 179-186 (2001).

Lynch, R.M., S. McCall, V.S. Magar, A. Leeson, M. Dolan, L. Semprini, and M. Azizian. “Vadose Zone Biodegradation Potential during Cometabolic Air Sparging of Chloroethene Contaminated Groundwater,” in In Situ Aeration and Aerobic Remediation, A. Leeson, P.C. Johnson, R.E. Hinchee, L. Semprini, and V. S. Magar, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 155-162 (2001).

Tovanabootr, A., L. Semprini, M.E. Dolan, M. Azizian, V. Magar, D. DeBacker, A. Leeson, and D. Kempisty, “Cometabolic Air Sparging Field Demonstration with Propane to Remediate Trichloroethene and cis-Dichloroethene,” in In Situ Aeration and Aerobic Remediation, A. Leeson, P.C. Johnson, R.E. Hinchee, L. Semprini, and V. S. Magar, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 145-153 (2001).

Semprini, L, Vancheeswaran, S., Yu, S., Min-Ying Chu, and Rolf U. Hald, “Tetraalkoxysilanes as Slow Release Substrates to Promote Aerobic and Anaerobic Dehalogenation Reactions in the Subsurface,” American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, August 2001.

Tovanabootr, A., M.E. Dolan, L. Semprini, V.S. Magar, A Leeson, and A. Lightner, “Cometabolic Air Aparging Field Demonstration with Propane to Remediate a Chloroethene and Chloroethane C-Contaminated Aquifer,” in Physical and Thermal Technologies, G.B Wickramanayake and A.R. Gavaskar, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 67-74 (2000).

Kim, Y, L.Semprini, and D. J.Arp, “Kinetic Studies of Aerobic Transformations of Chlorinated Solvents by Butane-Utilizing Microorganisms,” Proceedings of Joint Conference on the Environment, Albuquerque, March 31–April 1, 77-80 (1998).

Jitnuyanont, P., Semprini, L, and L. Sayavedra-Soto, “Microcosm Studies of Butane and Propane Utilizers for the In-Situ Cometabolism of 1,1,1-Trichloroethane,” in Bioremediation and Phytoremediation: Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, G.B. Wickramanayake and R.E. Hinchee, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 149-154 (1998).

Semprini, L, M. Cantaloub, S. Gottipati, O. Hopkins, and J. Istok, “Radon-222 as a Tracer for Quantifying and Monitoring NAPL Remediation,” in Nonaqueous Phase Liquids: Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, G.B. Wickramanayake and R.E. Hinchee, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 137-142 (1998).

Jerger, D.J., R.S. Skeen, L. Semprini, D. P. Leigh, S. Granade, and T. Margrave, “Design of In-Situ Bioremediation System to Treat Groundwater Contaminated by Chlorinated Solvents,” in Designing and Applying Treatment Technologies: Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, G.B. Wickramanayake and R.E. Hinchee, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 27-32 (1998).

Vancheeswaran, S., L. Semprini, G.Pon, K.J. Williamson, J.D. Ingle, and P. Daley, “Anaerobic Transformation of TCE Driven by Organo-Silicon Compounds,” in Natural Attenuation: Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds,G.B. Wickramanayake and R.E. Hinchee, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 57-62 (1998).

Semprini, L, “Current and Potential Applications of In-situ Bioremediation,” in Biotechnology for Soil Remediation: Scientific Bases and Practical Applications, Milan, November 27-28, 1997.

Semprini, L, “In-Situ Bioremediation of Soils Contaminated by Chlorinated Compounds,” in Biotechnology for Soil Remediation: Scientific Bases and Practical Applications, Milan, November 27-28, 1997.

Cantaloub, M.G., J.F. Higginbotham, and L. Semprini, “The Determination of Rn Partition Coefficients for Several Organic Solvents and Liquid Scintillation Cocktails,” 43rd Annual Conference on Bioassay, Analytical, and Environmental Radiochemistry, Charleston, SC, November 9-13, 1997.

Cantaloub, M.G. and L. Semprini, “A Method for Determining Organic-Water Partition Coefficients for Rn-222,” American Chemical Society 214th National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, September 7-11, 1997.

Pon, G.and L.Semprini, “An Anaerobic Microcosm Study of PCE and TCE Degradation by Microbes Stimulated from a Contaminated Site,” in In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation 4(3), B.C. Alleman, and A. Leeson, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 247-252 (1997).

Kim, Y, L. Semprini, and D.A. Arp, “Aerobic Cometabolism of Chloroform, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, 1,1-dichloroethylene, and Other Chlorinated Aliphatic Hydrocarbons by Butane-Utilizing Microorganisms,” in In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation 4(3), B.C. Alleman, and A. Leeson, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 107-112 (1997).

Tovanabootr, A., S. Russel, N.H. Stoffers, D.J. Arp, and L.Semprini, “An Evaluation of Five Aerobic Cometabolic Substrates for Trichloroethylene Treatment by Microbes Stimulated from the Subsurface of McClellan Air Force Base,” in In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation 4(3), B.C. Alleman, and A. Leeson, Eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 93-99 (1997).

Semprini, L, G.D. Hopkins, and P.L. McCarty, “In-Situ Aerobic Treatment of Trichloroethylene by Phenol-Utilizing Microorganisms: Results of Transient Formate Addition Studies,” Proceedings, I&EC Special Symposium, American Chemical Society, September 19-21, Atlanta, GA, 1330-1333 (1994).

Semprini, L, P. Kitanidis, D. Kampbell, and J.T. Wilson, “Chemical Distributions and Anaerobic Transformation of Chlorinated Aliphatic Hydrocarbons in a Sand Aquifer,” Proceedings, I&EC Special Symposium, American Chemical Society, September 19-21, Atlanta, GA, 1162-1165 (1994).

Lang, M.M., L. Semprini, and P.V. Roberts, “In-Situ Bioremediation Using a Recirculation Well,” Proceedings, ASCE International Symposium on Engineering Hydrology, July 27-30, San Francisco, 880-885 (1993).

McCarty, P.L. and L. Semprini, “Engineering and Hydrogeological Problems Associated with In-Situ Treatment,” Proceedings of the In-situ Bioremediation Symposium '92, S. Lesage, Ed., National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, September 20-24, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, 2-13 (1992).

Semprini, L, G.D. Hopkins, P.V. Roberts, and P.L. McCarty, “Pilot Scale Field Studies of In-Situ Bioremediation of Chlorinated Solvents,” Proceedings, 4th Annual Symposium of the Gulf Coast Hazardous Substance Research Center, April 2-3, Beaumont, TX, 18-38 (1992).

Harmon, T.C., L. Semprini, and P.V. Roberts, “Investigating the Validity of the Local Equilibrium Assumption at an Experimental Aquifer Restoration Site Using Laboratory-Scale Parameter Estimates,” Proc. Specialty Conf. Envir. Eng. Div. ASCE, July 8-11, Arlington, VA, 298-306 (1990).

Roberts, P., L. Semprini, G. Hopkins, P. McCarty, and D. Grbic-Galic, “Biostimulation of Methanotrophic Bacteria to Transform Halogenated Alkenes for Aquifer Restoration,” Proceedings, Environmental Research Conference on Groundwater Quality and Waste Disposal, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, 28-1 to 28-19 (1990).

McCarty, P.L., Semprini, L. and P.V. Roberts, “Methodologies for Evaluating the Feasibility of In-Situ Degradation of Halogenated Aliphatics Groundwater Contaminants by Methanotrophs,” Proceedings, AWMA/EPA International Symposium on Biosystems for Pollution Control, Air and Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, PA, 69-82 (1989).

Roberts, P., L. Semprini, G. Hopkins, and P. McCarty, “Biostimulation of Methanotrophic Bacteria to Transform Halogenated Alkenes for Aquifer Restoration,” Proceedings, NWWA Conference on Petroleum, Hydrocarbons, and Organic Chemicals in Groundwater, Water Well Publishing Co., Dublin, OH, 203-217 (1989).

Hopkins, G.D., L. Semprini, P.V. Roberts, and D.M. Mackay, “Automated Data Acquisition for Assessing In-Situ Biodegradation of Chlorinated Aliphatics,” Proceedings, Second Outdoor Conference on Aquifer Restoration, Ground Water Monitoring, and Geophysical Methods, NWWA, Las Vegas, NV, May 23-26, Vol. 1, 201-203 (1988).

Kruger, P., L. Semprini, D. Nieva, S. Verma, R. Barragan, R. Molinar, A. Aragon, J. Ortiz, C. Miranda, A. Garfias, and M. Gallardo, “Analysis of Reservoir Conditions During Production Start-Up at the Los Azufers Geothermal Field,” Trans. Geoth. Res. Counc., 9, 527-532 (1985).

Semprini, L and P. Kruger, “Radon as an In-Situ Tracer in Geothermal Reservoirs,” Proceedings, 1985 IIE-EPRI Geothermal Conference and Workshop, San Diego, CA, June 1985.

Semprini, L and P. Kruger, “Simulation of Radon Transport in Geothermal Reservoirs,” Proceedings, The Ninth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Technical Report No.74, Stanford Geothermal Program, Stanford University, 315-322 (1983).

Kruger, P.and L. Semprini, “Radon Start-up Analysis at a Roosevelt Hot Springs, Utah, Geothermal Well,” Proceedings, Seventh Annual Geothermal Conference and Workshop, EPRI, AP271 (1983).

Semprini, L, P. Kruger, and F. D’Amore, “Interpretation of Radon Concentration in the Serrazzano Zone of the Larderello Geothermal Field,” Proceedings, The Eighth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Technical Report No. 60, Stanford Geothermal Program, Stanford University, 248-256 (1982).

Semprini, L and P. Kruger, “Radon and Ammonia Transects Across the Cerro Prieto Geothermal Field,” Proceedings/Actas of the Third Symposium on the Cerro Prieto Geothermal Field, Baja California, Mexico, Conf-820399, 248-256 (1981).

Semprini, L and P. Kruger, “Radon Transect Studies in Vapor and Liquid Dominated Geothermal Reservoirs,” Proceedings, The Sixth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Technical Report No. 50, Stanford Geothermal Program, Stanford University, 344-349 (1980).

 

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