Current Faculty: Ann C. Wilkie

Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory
Biogas - A Renewable Biofuel

DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH AREAS

  • Remediation of Contaminated Soils, Waters, and Aquifers
  • Management of Nutrients, Pesticides, and Wastes

RESEARCH FOCUS

Investigates and develops bioremediation techniques for agricultural and industrial wastes, with emphasis on the microbial and environmental factors influencing biodegradation. Current focus includes livestock waste management technology for odor control, energy production, nutrient recovery and water quality improvement.

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

  • Wilkie, A.C., Smith, P.H. and Bordeaux, F.M. (2004). An economical bioreactor for evaluating biogas potential of particulate biomass. Bioresource Technology 92(1):103 109.
  • Wilkie, A.C. (2003). Anaerobic digestion of flushed dairy manure. In: Proceedings - Anaerobic Digester Technology Applications in Animal Agriculture - A National Summit, p.350-354. Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, Virginia, 2003.
  • Hanselman, T.A., Graetz, D.A. and Wilkie, A.C. (2003). Manure-borne estrogens as potential environmental contaminants: A review. Environmental Science & Technology 37(24):5471-5478.
  • Wilkie, A.C. and Mulbry, W.W. (2002). Recovery of dairy manure nutrients by benthic freshwater algae. Bioresource Technology 84(1):81-91.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Energy Research and Education Park, Soil and Water Science Department, University of Florida, PO Box 110960, Gainesville, FL 32611-0960
(352) 392.8699, (352) 392.7008 fax
email: acwilkie@ufl.edu

Ann C. Wilkie

Ann C. Wilkie