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Dr. Teresa J. Cutright

Associate Professor
Office: 215 ASEC
Tel- 330.972.4935
Fax- 330.972.6020

Environmental Engineer

  • Ph.D(1994) University of Akron
  • MSChE(1992) University of Akron
  • BSChE(1990) University of Akron

  • Bioremediation
  • Contaminated Soils and Sediments
  • Environmental applications

Courses Taught:

Graduate Courses Undergraduate Courses
Publications (representative refereed):
  • TJ Cutright, S Lee "Bioremediation: A Competative Alternative for the Cleanup of Contaminated MGP Sites" Energy Sources, 16: 269-277, 1994.
  • TJ Cutright, S Lee "Remediaton of PAH-Contaminated Soil Using Achromobacter sp." Energy Sources, 16: 279-287, 1994.
  • TJ Cutright, S Lee, "Quantitative & Qualitative Analysis of PAH Contaminated Soil," Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 3: 42-48, 1994.
  • TJ Cutright, S Lee, "In-situ Bioremediation of PAH Contaminated Soil Using Mycobacterium sp.," Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 3(7): 400-406, 1994.
  • TJ Cutright, S Lee, "Bioremediation of PAH Contaminated Soil: Microorganisms & Metabolic Pathways," Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 3(7): 413-421, 1994.
  • TJ Cutright, "A Feasible Approach to the Bioremediation of Contaminated Soil: From Lab-Scale to Field Test," Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 4(2): 67-73, 1995.
  • TJ Cutright, H. Yun and S. Lee, "Effects of Operating Parameters on the Growth of K. fragilis on Cheese Whey," Chemical Engineering Communications, 137: 47-51, 1995.
  • TJ Cutright, "Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Biodegradation and Kinetics Using Cunninghamella echinulata var elegans," International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, in press 1995.

Selected Publications in Referred Journals (out of 32)
  • With E.W. Liebig, "The Investigation of Enhanced Bioremediation Through the Addition of Macro and Micro Nutrients in a PAH Contaminated Soil," Intl Biodeter. Biodeg., 44(1): 55-64, 1999.
  • With K. Smith, H. Qammar, "Biokinetic Parameter Estimation for the ISB of PAH Contaminated Soil, J. Env. Eng., 126(4): 369-374, 2000.
  • With N. Ramirez, L. Ju, "Pyrene Biodegradation in Aq. Solns & Soil Slurries by Mycobacterium sp. PYR-1 & Enriched Consortium," Chemosphere, 44: 1079-1086, 2001.
  • With H. Chen, H. Chen, and T.J. Cutright, "EDTA and HEDTA Effects on Cd, Cr, and Ni Uptake by Helianthus annuus," Chemosphere 45(1): 21-28, 2001.
  • With S. Hwang, "The Impact of Contact Time on Pyrene Sorptive Behavior by a Sandy-loam Soil," Environmental Pollution, 117(3): 371-378, 2002.
  • With S. Hwang, "Impact of clay minerals and DOM on the competitive sorption/desorption of PAHs," Soil Sediment Contamination J., 11(2): 269-291 2002.
  • With S. Hwang, "Biodegradability of aged pyrene and phenanthrene in a natural soil, Chemosphere, 47(9): 891-899, 2002.
  • With H. Chen, "Role of Chelator, Fertilizer, and Rhizobacteria for Enhancing Phytoremediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soil," J. Soils Sediments 5: 43-51 2002.

  • With S. Lee, U.S. Patent No.: 5,427,944, "Bioremediation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil," June 27, 1995.
  • With S. Lee, U.S. Patent No.: 5,508,194, "Nutrient Medium for the Bioremediation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil," April 16, 1996.