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Steven Van Ginkel

Research Associate II
Environmental Engineering
Daniel Lab 205
480.225.4221
svg7@mail.gatech.edu

BIOGRAPHY

  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering Pennsylvania State University 2005
  • M.S. Environmental Engineering Iowa State University 2000
  • Graduate Minor Environmental Studies Iowa State University 2000
  • B.S. Environmental Engineering Iowa State University 1998
  • B.S. Fisheries and Wildlife Biology Iowa State University 1994

Dr. Van Ginkel is currently leading the ATP3 algae biodiesel project (atp3.org) and an urban farming initiative at Georgia Tech.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

HONORS & AWARDS

RECENT PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

ARTICLES
  • Van Ginkel, S.W., Sung, S., and Lay, J.J. 2001. Biohydrogen production as a function of pH and substrate concentration. Environ. Sci. Technol. 35 (24), 4719-4725.
  • Logan, B.E., Oh, S.E., Kim, S., and Van Ginkel, S.W. 2002. Biological Hydrogen Production Measured in Batch Anaerobic Respirometers. Environ. Sci. Technol. 36 (5), 2530-2535.
  • Oh, S.E., Van Ginkel, S.W., and Logan, B.E. 2003. The Relative Effectiveness of pH Control and Heat Treatment for Enhancing Biohydrogen Gas Production. Environ. Sci. Technol. 37 (22), 5186-5190.
  • Van Ginkel, S.W., Oh, S.E., and Logan, B.E. 2003. Biohydrogen gas production from food processing and domestic wastewaters. Int. J. H2 Energy. 39(16), 3819-3826.
  • Iyler, P., Bruns, M. A., Husen, Z., Van Ginkel, S.W., and Logan, B.E. 2004. H2-producing bacterial communities from a heat-treated soil inoculum. Appl. Micro. Biotechnol. 66, 166-173.
BOOKS
  • Van Ginkel, S.W. 2009. Optimizing BioH2Energy: As part of the new democratic, distributed, renewable energy infrastructure of the 21st Century. VDM Verlag Publishing. Saarbrücken, Germany.
  • Song, Y. and Van Ginkel, S.W. 2010. Advances in the remediation of perchlorate. In Perchlorates: Production, Uses and Health Effects. Nova Publishers. Hauppauge, NY.
  • Hiroko, Y., Van Ginkel, S.W., Naugler T., Regan, J., Buehrer, M., van Dijk, K. 2012. Sustainable phosphorus: Recovery and Reuse. Oxford University Press. In press.
  • Van Ginkel, S.W., and Chen, Y. 2014. Water footprint of algal biofuels. In Y. Chisti (Ed.), Algal fuels: an assessment of opportunities and challenges. London, U.K.: Future Science.
PRESENTATIONS
  • Van Ginkel, S.W., Lay, J. J., and Sung, S. 2000. Biohydrogen production optimization using variable natural inocula. In CD-ROM Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation 73rd Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA. October 14-18.
  • Van Ginkel, S.W. and Sung, S. 2000 Anaerobic biohydrogen using different bacterial seed sources. Iowa State University. Masters Thesis.
  • Van Ginkel, S.W., Sung, S., Ling, L., and Lay, J.J. 2000. Biohydrogen Optimization Using Variable Natural Inocula. Water Environment Federation Technology Conference Proceedings.
  • Van Ginkel, S.W. 2001. The rate limiting processes of biohydrogen production. 2001. Proceedings of the Civil Engineering Graduate Student Research Symposium at Case Western University, Feb. 22.
  • Van Ginkel, S.W., Sung, S., Ling, L., and Lay, J.J. 2001. Role of initial sucrose and pH levels on natural, hydrogen-producing, anaerobe germination. Proceedings of the 2001 DOE Hydrogen Program Review.