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 Air Biofilms Anodes Oxidation Cathode Electrodes Acids Fuel Cell Drainage Microorganisms Wastewater Hydrogen Biofilm Oxygen Arsenic Bioelectric Energy Sources Anode Wastewater Treatment Waste Water Ammonia Biomass Nitrogen Removal Effluents

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 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 M. Hall, Xu Wang, John M. Regan, 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 M. Regan, 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 M. Regan, 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 M. Regan, 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

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

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 M. Regan, 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

Ultrasonic disintegration of microalgal biomass and consequent improvement of bioaccessibility/bioavailability in microbial fermentation

Byong Hun Jeon, Jeong A. Choi, Hyun Chul Kim, Jae Hoon Hwang, Reda A.I. Abou-Shanab, Brian A. Dempsey, John M. Regan, Jung Rae Kim, 2013, Biotechnology for Biofuels

Facultative nitrate reduction by electrode-respiring Geobacter metallireducens biofilms as a competitive reaction to electrode reduction in a bioelectrochemical system

Hiroyuki Kashima, John Ragan, 2015, Environmental Science & Technology on p. 3195-3202

Natural attenuation process via microbial oxidation of arsenic in a high Andean watershed

Eduardo D. Leiva, Consuelo d.P. Rámila, Ignacio T. Vargas, Cristian R. Escauriaza, Carlos A. Bonilla, Gonzalo E. Pizarro, John M. Regan, Pablo A. Pasten, 2014, Science of the Total Environment on p. 490-502

Disinfection by-product formation potentials in wastewater effluents and their reductions in a wastewater treatment plant

Hao L. Tang, Yen Chih Chen, John M. Regan, Yuefeng F. Xie, 2012, Environmental Sciences: Processes and Impacts on p. 1515-1522

Multi-variable mathematical models for the air-cathode microbial fuel cell system

Shiqi Ou, Hiroyuki Kashima, Douglas S. Aaron, John M. Regan, Matthew M. Mench, 2016, Journal of Power Sources on p. 49-57

Enhanced nitrogen removal in single-chamber microbial fuel cells with increased gas diffusion areas

Hengjing Yan, John M. Regan, 2013, Biotechnology and Bioengineering on p. 785-791

Anolyte recirculation effects in buffered and unbuffered single-chamber air-cathode microbial fuel cells

Liang Zhang, Xun Zhu, Hiroyuki Kashima, Jun Li, Ding ding Ye, Qiang Liao, John M. Regan, 2015, Agricultural Wastes on p. 26-34