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Publications:

1. Zhang, Y.; R. Narula; S. Mondal; S. J. Grimberg. Evaluating Live/Dead Assay as a Surrogate Method of Pathogen Quantification for Bedding Solids on Dairy Farms. Submitted to ASABE Transactions in Agriculture, September, 2010.
2. Ziels, R. M.; K. Venkiteshwaran; S. J. Grimberg. Effect of substrate and organic loading on two-stage anaerobic co-digestion of glycerol and lactose with dairy manure. Submitted to J. Bioresource Technol., August 2010.
3. Narula, R.; S.J. Grimberg; S. Rogers; S. Mondal. Pathogen Reduction and Factors Responsible for Pathogen Reduction in Dairy Farm Operations Treating Agricultural Waste. Submitted to ASABE Transactions in Agriculture, August, 2010.
4. Zhang, B.; S. Mondal; K. R. Fowler; S.J. Grimberg. Sensitivity Analysis of Anaerobic Digestion Model No.1 Using Latin Hypercube Sampling: A case study in dairy manure digestion. Submitted to Water Res., March 2010.
5. Zhang, B.; K.R. Fowler, S. Mondal, S.J. Grimberg Model Calibration and Sensitivity Analysis of ADM1 Simulating Non-Steady State Anaerobic Digestion of Dairy Manure. In Press Wat. Sci. Technol..
6. Venczel M.Z., S.E. Powers (2010) Model of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorous fate to assess environmental impacts of dairy manure management. Submitted for review Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, March 2010.
7. Welsh, R; S.J. Grimberg; G.W. Gillespie; M. Swindal (2010) Technoscience, Anaerobic Digester Technology and the Dairy Industry: Factors Influencing North Country New York Dairy Farmer Views on Alternative Energy Technology. Renewable Agric. Food Sys. 25(2), 170-180.
8. Swindal, M.G., G.W. Gillespie, R.J. Welsh (2009) Community digester operations and dairy farmer perspectives. Agric. Hum Values, DOI 10.1007/s10460-009-9238-1.
9. Page, D.I., K.L. Hickey, R. Narula, A.L. Main, and S.J. Grimberg (2008) Modeling Anaerobic Digestion of Dairy Manure Using the IWA Anaerobic Digestion Model No. 1 (ADM1). Wat. Sci. Technol. 58(3), 689-695.
10. Grimberg, S.J. (2008) Anaerobic treatment of farm waste: opportunities and challenges. Water. Environ. Res., 80:3, 195.

Conference Proceedings:

1. Narula, R., S. J. Grimberg, S. Rogers, S. Mondal (2010) Quantification of Selected Pathogens in Agricultural and Municipal Wastes. In Proceedings of the 83rd Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, New Orleans, LA, October 4-6, 2010.
2. Venczel, M.Z., S.E. Powers, "Anaerobic Digestion and Related Best Management Practices: Utilizing Life Cycle Assessment." In: Proceedings of the XVIIth World Congress on the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (Quebec City, June 2010).
3. Narula, R., S. J. Grimberg, S. Rogers, S. Mondal (2010) Pathogen Reduction And Correlation To Factors Responsible For Pathogen Reduction In Dairy Farm Operations Treating Agricultural Waste. In: Proceedings of the 2010 ASABE Annual International Meeting (Pittsburgh, PA, June 20-23, 2010)
4. Linder, G; S.J. Grimberg (2010) Comparison of Monitoring Systems for Anaerobic Digesters. In Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE PES T&D Conference & Exposition in New Orleans, LA, April 20-22, 2010.
5. Venzcel, M. N. Dejeuny, J.M. Kusiima, S.E. Powers (2009) Environmental Impacts and Costs for Manure Management with and without Anaerobic Digestion for Heat and Power (Paper Number: 096173, Reno, Nevada, June 21-24, 2009).
6. Zhang, B; K. Fowler, M. Grace, S. Mondal, S.J. Grimberg (2009) Optimization of Anaerobic Digestion Model No. 1 (ADM1): Simulation of Dairy Manure Digestion. In: Proceedings of the 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting (Paper Number: 096618, Reno, Nevada, June 21-24, 2009).
7. Linder, G; S.J. Grimberg, P. Pillay, E. Thacher (2009) Implementation of a distributed standard anaerobic digester control system based on observations from real world failure analysis. In: Proceedings of the 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting (Paper Number: 09577, Reno, Nevada, June 21-24, 2009).

Abstract/Presentations:

1. Narula, R., S. J. Grimberg, S. Rogers, S. Mondal (2010) Quantification of Selected Pathogens in Agricultural and Municipal Wastes. Presented at the 83rd Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, October 5, 2010, New Orleans, LA.
2. Brouwer, A.F. S.J. Grimberg, S.E. Powers, E.F. Thacher, A Dynamic, Systems Approach to Modeling Anaerobic Digester Systems, abstract submitted for presentation at the Northeast Agricultural/ Biological Engineering Conference (Geneva NY, July 2010).
3. Brouwer, A.F. S.J. Grimberg, S.E. Powers, E.F. Thacher (2010) Assessing the economic viability of anaerobic digesters on dairy farms in NYS through the use of mathematical models. Poster presented Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems grand opening, March 5, 2010, Syracuse NY.
4. Zhang, Y and S.J. Grimberg (2010) Feasibility to reuse recycled bedding sand at dairy farms. Presented at the 82st Annual Winter Meeting of the New York Water Environment Association, February 1-3, 2010, New York City, NY.
5. Venkiteshwaran, K, M. DiGennaro, S.J. Grimberg (2010) Two stage anaerobic co-digestion using crude glycerol or cheese whey with dairy manure for improving biogas production. Presented at the 82st Annual Winter Meeting of the New York Water Environment Association, February 1-3, 2010, New York City, NY. (received 2nd place award for student presentation)
6. Narula, R; S.J. Grimberg, S. Rogers, S. Mondal (2010) Pathogen reduction and correlation to factors responsible for pathogen reduction in dairy farm operations treating agricultural waste. Presented at the 82st Annual Winter Meeting of the New York Water Environment Association, February 1-3, 2010, New York City, NY.
7. Venczel, M.C., S.E. Powers (2010) Anaerobic Digestion and Related Best Management Practices: Utilizing Life Cycle Assessment." Abstract accepted for presentation at the XVIIth World Congress on the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering, Quebec City, June 2010.
8. Linder, G; S.J. Grimberg (2010) Comparison of Monitoring Systems for Anaerobic Digesters. Presented at the 2010 IEEE/PES Power Systems Conference & Exposition in New Orleans, LA, April 20-22, 2010.
9. Venczel, M., S.E. Powers (2009) Life cycle assessment of Alternative energy sources: A case study of anaerobic digestion. Presented at the Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Protection (EMEP) Conference, Albany, NY, October 14-15, 2009.
10. Narula, R., S. J. Grimberg, S. Rogers, S. Mondal (2009) Pathogen reduction in recycled bedding material as an economic incentive to dairy farm operations treating agricultural waste. Presented at the Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Protection (EMEP) Conference, Albany, NY, October 14-15, 2009.
11. Brouwer, A.F. S.J. Grimberg, S.E. Powers, E.F. Thacher (2009) Assessing the economic viability of anaerobic digesters on dairy farms in NYS through the use of mathematical models. Presented at the Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Protection (EMEP) Conference, Albany, NY, October 14-15, 2009.
12. Venkiteshwaran, K, M. DiGennaro, S.J. Grimberg (2009) Two stage anaerobic co-digestion using crude glycerol or cheese whey with dairy manure for improving biogas production. Presented at the 1000 Island Energy Research Forum, Alexandria Bay, NY, October 23-25, 2009.
13. Narula, R., S. J. Grimberg, S. Rogers, S. Mondal (2009) Pathogen reduction in recycled bedding material as an economic incentive to dairy farm operations treating agricultural waste. Alexandria Bay, NY, October 23-25, 2009.
14. Zhang, B.; K. R. Fowler, S Mondal, S. J. Grimberg (2009) Sensitivity Analysis of ADM1 Simulating Dairy Manure Digestion using Latin Hypercube Sampling. Presented at the 1000 Island Energy Research Forum, Alexandria Bay, NY, October 23-25, 2009.
15. Powers, S.E., J. Kusiima, N.L. de Juvigny, M. Venczel. (2009) Environmental Costs of Nitrogen Emissions are High for Bioenergy Systems." Presented at the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) 2009 Conference July 2009, Iowa City, IA.
16. Venzcel, M. N. Dejeuny,, J.M. Kusiima, S.E. Powers (2009) Environmental Impacts and Costs for Manure Management with and without Anaerobic Digestion for Heat and Power. Presented at the 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting in Reno, Nevada, June 21-24, 2009.
17. Zhang, B; K. Fowler, M. Grace, S. Mondal, S.J. Grimberg (2009) Optimization of Anaerobic Digestion Model No. 1 (ADM1): Simulation of Dairy Manure Digestion. Presented at the 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting in Reno, Nevada, June 21-24, 2009.
18. Linder, G; S.J. Grimberg, P. Pillay, E. Thacher (2009) Implementation of a distributed standard anaerobic digester control system based on observations from real world failure analysis. Presented at the 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting in Reno, Nevada, June 21-24, 2009.
19. Zhang, Y., R. Narula, S.J. Grimberg, S.E. Powers (2009) Feasibility to reuse recycled bedding sand at dairy farms. Presented at 19th annual Great Lakes Research Consortium Student/Faculty Conference. Syracuse, NY, March 13-14, 2009.
20. Linder, G; S.J. Grimberg, P. Pillay, E. Thacher (2009) The Importance of Standard SCADA Protocols to the Reliable Operation of Distributed Farm-Scale Anaerobic Digesters. Presented at the IEEE/PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition, March 15-18, Seattle, WA.
21. Narula, R., S.J. Grimberg (2009) NYWEA presentation Presented at the 81st Annual Winter Meeting of the New York Water Environment Association, February 2-4, 2009, New York City, NY.
22. Deng, Y; S.E. Powers, S.J. Grimberg (2009) Separation of bedding sand from dairy manure to enable anaerobic digestion. Presented at the 81st Annual Winter Meeting of the New York Water Environment Association, February 2-4, 2009, New York City, NY.
23. Page, D.I., K.L. Hickey, R. Narula, A.L. Main, S.J. Grimberg (2008) Modeling Anaerobic Digestion of Dairy Manure Using the IWA Anaerobic Digestion Model No. 1 (ADM1). Presented at the biannual world water IWA congress, September 7-12, 2008, Vienna, Austria.
24. Venczel, M., S.E. Powers "Agricultural Energy Recovery: Environmental Benefits of Dairy Manure Anaerobic Digestion." Poster presented at the 2008 Gordon Conference on Industrial Ecology, Holden NH, August 2008.
25. Page, D.I., K.L. Hickey, R. Narula, A.L. Main, S.J. Grimberg (2008) Modeling Anaerobic Digestion of Dairy Manure Using the IWA Anaerobic Digestion Model No. 1 (ADM1). Presented at the 80th Annual Winter Meeting of the New York Water Environment Association, February 4-6, 2008, New York City, NY.
26. Hickey, K.; R. Narula, D. Page, S. J. Grimberg (2007) Laboratory Scale Anaerobic Digestion of Sand Laden Dairy Manure. Presented at the 2007 Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference, Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, July 29-August 1, 2007.
27. Grimberg, S.J. (2007) Digester Economics. Presented at NYSERDA's 7th Annual Innovations in Agriculture Conference. Syracuse, NY, April 16-18, 2007.
28. Gillespie, Gilbert W., Megan Gremelspacher, Rick Welsh (2007) Selected Results from In-depth Interviews of NY State Dairy Farmers with Anaerobic Digesters. Presented at the 20th Annual meeting of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society, The University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, May 30- June 3, 2007.

Reports:

Theses:

1. Kevin L. Hickey (2007), "Laboratory Scale Anaerobic Digestion of Sand Laden Dairy Manure", M.S. Environmental Science and Engineering, Clarkson University.
2. Nandan Prabhune (2007), "Model for Energy Optimization at Breyers Yogurt Company", M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Clarkson University.
3. Kgathane L. Masemola (2007), "Generators for Electrical Power from Farm Waste", M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clarkson University.
4. Ruixue Xu, (2007), "Mathematical Modeling of Plug-Flow Anaerobic Dairy Manure Digester in Northern New York", M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Clarkson University.
5. Zhongbo Sang, (2007), "Economic Evaluation of Biogas Utilizing Technologies for Breyers Yogurt Company", M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Clarkson University.
6. Yotam T. Weldetnsae, (2008) "Heat and Power Optimization For Farm Waste To Energy Conversion," M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clarkson University.
7. David I. Page (2008) "Modeling Anaerobic Digestion of Dairy Manure", M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Clarkson University.
8. Greg Linder (2009) "Failure Analysis and Smart Grid Control Protocols for Anaerobic Digesters," M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clarkson University.
9. Ying Zhang (2009) "Feasibility of reusing separated bedding sand from dairy manure," M.S. Environmental Science and Engineering, Clarkson University.
10. Yunhui Deng (2009) "Laboratory-Scale Separation of Sand from Dairy Manure as a Pretreatment before Anaerobic Digestion," M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Clarkson University.
11. Kaushik Venkiteshwaran (2010) "Two-phase anaerobic digestion of dairy manure and mixed agricultural waste: Effect of hydraulic residence time on biodegradation", MS Civil Engineering, Clarkson University.
12. Bo Zhang (2010) "Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization of Anaerobic Digestion Model No.1 (ADM1): A Case Study in Treating Dairy Manure", MS Engineering, Clarkson University

Outreach (general communication):

1. Poster: 2005 visit of Sen. Clinton to Clarkson University (Potsdam NY)
2. Poster: 2006 Fuel the Future Bioenergy Summit (Potsdam NY) (sponsored in part by NYSERDA)
3. Poster: 2006 New Jobs for New York conference sponsored by Sen. Clinton (Rochester NY)
4. Presentation to stakeholders and USDA officials on the economic assessment of two manure digesters in the Malone region. (2005-2006, Malone NY)
5. Grimberg, S.J. (2007) Energy from Cows - Biogas Digesters for Dairy Farms. Presented at 2007 North Country Sustainable Energy Fair & Home Tours. State University of New York, Canton, NY, April 27-29, 2007.
6. Grimberg, S.J. (2007) From Dairy Waste to Electric Power. Presented at the Clarkson University Alumni Reunion, July 13, 2007.
7. Poster: 2007. Dairy Waste to Energy. Presented at the Clean Energy & Transportation Expo, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 10/4/07
8. Grimberg, S.J. (2009) Farm Waste to Energy: Potential Windfall and Challenges. Presented at Clarkson University Alumni College 2009, July 7-8, 2009.