Heidi Gough

  • Associate Professor
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  • Heidi Gough

    • Associate Professor

    Research areas

    Environmental Engineering; movement of contaminants through the environment; microbial processes in wastewater treatment; biotransformation of emerging contaminants; anaerobic digestion; subsurface bioremediation; applied microbial ecology

    B.S., Environmental Health Engineering, Northwestern University
    M.S., Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University
    Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University

    Heidi Gough is currently considering applications of self-funded graduate students. 

    Selected publications

    Martinkosky, L., J. Barkley, G. Sabadell, H.L. Gough, and S. Davidson. 2017. Earthworms (Eisenia fetida) demonstrate potential for use in soil bioremediation by increasing the degradation rates of heavy crude oil hydrocarbons. Science of the Total Environment. 540: 734-743.  Link

    Kjeldal, H., N.A. Zhou, D.K. Wissenbach, M. von Bergen, H.L. Gough, and J.L. Nielsen. 2016. Genomic, proteomic and metabolite characterization of gemfibrozil-degrading organism Bacillus sp. GeD10. Environmental Science and Technology. 50(2):744-755.  Link

    Zhou, N.A., and H.L. Gough. 2016. Enhanced Biological Trace Organic Contaminant Removal (EBTCR): a lab scale demonstration with bisphenol A-degrading bacteria Sphingobium sp. BiD32. Environmental Science and Technology. 50(15): 8057-8066.  Link

    Lust, M., R.M. Ziels, S.E. Strand, H.L. Gough, and H.D. Stensel. 2015. Effect of activated sludge population selection on estrogen degradation kinetics. Environmental Engineering Science 32(7): 637-646 doi: 10.1089/ees.2014.0467  Link

    Zhou, N.A., H. Kjeldal, H.L. Gough, J.L. Nielsen. 2015. Identification of Putative Genes Involved in Bisphenol A Degradation Using Differential Protein Abundance Analysis of Sphingobium sp. BiD32. Environmental Science and Technology 49(20): 12232-12241 doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b02987  Link