John Regan

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Summary

Biological treatment processes, molecular microbial ecology, bioenergy production.

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Microbial Fuel Cells Cathodes Anodes Biofilms Fuel Cell Air Wastewater Acids Electrodes Drainage Microorganisms Substrates Electrons Biofilm Acetates Fermentation Oxidation Bioelectric Energy Sources Oxygen Hydrogen Buffers Reactor Acoustic Impedance Polarization Genes

Most Recent Papers

Enumeration of exoelectrogens in microbial fuel cell effluents fed acetate or wastewater substrates

Kyoung Yeol Kim, Ruggero Rossi, John M. Regan, Bruce E. Logan, 2021, Biochemical Engineering Journal

Critical Review of Polyphosphate and Polyphosphate Accumulating Organisms for Agricultural Water Quality Management

Sheila M. Saia, Hunter J. Carrick, Anthony R. Buda, John M. Regan, M. Todd Walter, 2021, Environmental Science & Technology

Impact of cathodic electron acceptor on microbial fuel cell internal resistance

Kathryn Lawson, Ruggero Rossi, John M. Regan, Bruce E. Logan, 2020, Agricultural Wastes

Quantifying the factors limiting performance and rates in microbial fuel cells using the electrode potential slope analysis combined with electrical impedance spectroscopy

Ruggero Rossi, Derek Hall, Xu Wang, John Ragan, Bruce E. Logan, 2020, Electrochimica Acta

Organotrophic acid-tolerant microorganisms enriched from an acid mine drainage affected environment as inoculum for microbial fuel cells

Enzo Leiva-Aravena, Eduardo Leiva, Vasty Zamorano, Claudia Rojas, John Ragan, Ignacio T. Vargas, 2019, Science of the Total Environment on p. 639-646

Electrochemically active microorganisms from an acid mine drainage-affected site promote cathode oxidation in microbial fuel cells

Claudia Rojas, Ignacio T. Vargas, Mary Ann Bruns, John M. Regan, 2017, Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics on p. 139-146

Kinetic study on anaerobic oxidation of methane coupled to denitrification

Hou Yu, Hiroyuki Kashima, John M. Regan, Abid Hussain, Elsayed Elbeshbishy, Hyung Sool Lee, 2017, Enzyme and Microbial Technology on p. 47-55

Evidence for polyphosphate accumulating organism (PAO)-mediated phosphorus cycling in stream biofilms under alternating aerobic/anaerobic conditions

Sheila M. Saia, Patrick J. Sullivan, John Ragan, Hunter J. Carrick, Anthony R. Buda, Nicholas A. Locke, M. Todd Walter, 2017, Freshwater Science on p. 284-296

Full cell simulation and the evaluation of the buffer system on air-cathode microbial fuel cell

Shiqi Ou, Hiroyuki Kashima, Douglas S. Aaron, John Ragan, Matthew M. Mench, 2017, Journal of Power Sources on p. 159-169

Step-feed strategy enhances performance of unbuffered air-cathode microbial fuel cells

Liang Zhang, Xun Zhu, Jun Li, Hiroyuki Kashima, Qiang Liao, John M. Regan, 2017, RSC Advances on p. 33961-33966

Most-Cited Papers

Electron transfer mechanisms, new applications, and performance of biocathode microbial fuel cells

Liping Huang, John M. Regan, Xie Quan, 2011, Agricultural Wastes on p. 316-323

The electric picnic

Patrick D. Kiely, John M. Regan, Bruce E. Logan, 2011, Current Opinion in Biotechnology on p. 378-385

Anode microbial communities produced by changing from microbial fuel cell to microbial electrolysis cell operation using two different wastewaters

Patrick D. Kiely, Roland Cusick, Douglas F. Call, Priscilla A. Selembo, John Ragan, Bruce Ernest Logan, 2011, Agricultural Wastes on p. 388-394

Long-term cathode performance and the microbial communities that develop in microbial fuel cells fed different fermentation endproducts

Patrick D. Kiely, Geoffrey Rader, John Ragan, Bruce Ernest Logan, 2011, Agricultural Wastes on p. 361-366

Influence of external resistance on electrogenesis, methanogenesis, and anode prokaryotic communities in microbial fuel cells

Sokhee Jung, John M. Regan, 2011, Applied and Environmental Microbiology on p. 564-571

Convergent development of anodic bacterial communities in microbial fuel cells

Matthew D. Yates, Patrick D. Kiely, Douglas F. Call, Hamid Rismani-Yazdi, Kyle Bibby, Jordan Peccia, John M. Regan, Bruce E. Logan, 2012, ISME Journal on p. 2002-2013

Nitrogen removal in a single-chamber microbial fuel cell with nitrifying biofilm enriched at the air cathode

Hengjing Yan, Tomonori Saito, John M. Regan, 2012, Water Research on p. 2215-2224

Characterization of microbial fuel cells at microbially and electrochemically meaningful time scales

Zhiyong Ren, Hengjing Yan, Wei Wang, Matthew M. Mench, John M. Regan, 2011, Environmental Science & Technology on p. 2435-2441

Impedance characteristics and polarization behavior of a microbial fuel cell in response to short-term changes in medium pH

Sokhee Jung, Matthew M. Mench, John M. Regan, 2011, Environmental Science & Technology on p. 9069-9074

Photoautotrophic hydrogen production by eukaryotic microalgae under aerobic conditions

Jae Hoon Hwang, Hyun Chul Kim, Jeong A. Choi, R. A.I. Abou-Shanab, Brian A. Dempsey, John Ragan, Jung Rae Kim, Hocheol Song, In Hyun Nam, Su Nam Kim, Woojung Lee, Donghee Park, Yongje Kim, Jaeyoung Choi, Min Kyu Ji, Woosik Jung, Byong Hun Jeon, 2014, Nature Communications