Kenya Crosson

Contact Information

  • Email: Kenya Crosson
  • Phone: 937-229-3847
  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 422

Kenya Crosson

Associate Professor; Joint Appointment with Bioengineering Graduate Program

  • Full-Time Faculty

Selected Publications

  • Crosson, G.S., and K.M. Crosson. 2014. Activated carbon and clay minerals for the sorptive removal of denatonium benzoate from water. Journal of Water Resource and Protection 6, no. 8: 793-803.
  • Panessa-Warren, B.J, J.B. Warren, K. Kisslinger, K. Crosson, and M.M. Maye. 2012. Human airway epithelial cell reponses to single walled carbon nanotube exposure: Nanorope-residual body formation. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters 4, no. 11: 1110-1121.
  • Panessa-Warren, B.J., M.M. Maye, J.B. Warren, and K.M. Crosson. 2009. Single walled carbon nanotube reactivity and cytotoxicity following extended aqueous exposure. J. Environ. Pollut. 157: 1140-1151.
  • Bhatt, V., K.M. Crosson, W. Horak, and A. Reisman. 2008. New York City energy-water integrated planning: A pilot study. Brookhaven National Laboratory, BNL-81906-2008 Formal Report, Upton, New York.
  • Bickford, E.S., J. Clemons, M.M. Escallón, K. Goins, Z. Lu, J. Miyawaki, W. Pan, R. Rangel-Méndez, B. Senger, Y. Zhang, and L.R. Radovic. 2004. On the adsorption affinity coefficient of carbon dioxide in microporous carbons. Letter to the Editor, Carbon 42: 1867-1871.
  • Frazier, S.W., K.O. Nowack, K.M. Goins, F.S. Cannon, L.A. Kaplan, and P.G. Hatcher. 2003. Characterization of organic matter from natural waters using tetramethylammonium hydroxide thermochemolysis GC-MS. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 70: 99-128.

Selected Patents

  • Cannon, F.S., K.O. Nowack, D.W. Mazyck, K.M. Goins, and B.C. Moore. Method of heat treating carbonaceous material to enhance its adsorption of taste-and-odor-causing and other organic compounds from water. U.S. Patent 7,202,195. April 10, 2007.

Selected Research and Work

  • Crosson, K.M., S.Dee Jepsen, K. McGuire, J. Zeller. 2014. Ohio AgrAbility Design Solutions developed in a first-year engineering innovation course. 2014 ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 
  • Crosson, K.M., S.Dee Jepsen, K. McGuire, and J. Zeller. 2014. Incorporating AgrAbility Projects into the University of Dayton first-year, service-learning engineering design course. 2014 ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting, July 13-16, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Oral presentation in the Teaching Methods and Student Learning session.
  • Crosson, K.M., L. MacPherson, M. Murdock, and M. Aboujaoude. 2013. Oxidation treatment of water supplies impacted by a bittering agent. American Water Works Association 2013 Water Quality Technology Conference, November 3-7, in Long Beach, California.
  • Crosson, K.M., S. Gadde, M. Baeckeroot, B. Panessa-Warren, J. Warren, B. Smith, H. Alhazmi, Y. Li, and G.S. Crosson. 2012. Research on emerging & potential water contaminants: Water analysis and treatment. Water Analyst Laboratory Workshop, Operator Training Committee of Ohio, Inc., May 17, in Mt. Sterling, Ohio (Deer Creek State Park).
  • Bhatt, V., K.M. Crosson, W. Horak, and A. Reisman. 2009. The Energy-Water Nexus (EWN): A New York City pilot study. 2009 Advanced Energy Center Conference, November 18-19, in Hauppauge, New York.
  • Smith, B., H. Alhazmi, S. Gadde, Y. Li, K.M. Crosson, G.S. Crosson. 2009. Removal of a bittering agent potentially released to water supplies: Implications for drinking water treatment. American Water Works Association 2009 Water Quality Technology Conference, November 15-18, in Seattle, Washington.
  • Panessa-Warren, B.J., M.M. Maye, J.B. Warren, and K.M. Crosson. 2009. Alterations in carbon nanotube physicochemical and cytotoxicity characteristics following extended aqueous exposure to saline. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2009, October 19-22, in Italy.
  • Bhatt, V., K.M. Crosson, W. Horak, and A. Reisman. 2009. The Energy-Water Nexus (EWN): A New York City pilot study. 2009 Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) Water/Energy Sustainability Symposium/2009 GWPC Annual Forum, September 14-16, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Panessa-Warren, B.J., J.B. Warren, K.M. Crosson, and F. Santiago-Schwarz. Reduction of SWCNT cytotoxicity following aqueous exposure to buffered saline and NOM. 4th International Conference on the Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials, September 7, in Vienna, Austria.
  • Crosson, K., S. Smileysusanna Gadde, M. Baeckeroot, B. Panessa-Warren, and J. Warren. 2009. Carbon nanotube transformations following limited and extended exposure to aqueous environments. 13th IACIS Int. Conf. Surface and Colloid Science and 83rd ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium. June 14-19, New York, New York.
  • Panessa-Warren, B.J., M.M. Maye, J.B. Warren, and K.M. Crosson. 2008. Carbon nanotube fate and reactivity following extended simulated groundwater exposure. nanoECO Nanoparticles in the Environmental Implications and Applications, March 2-7, in Ascona, Switzerland.

Courses Taught

  • EGR 103 Engineering Innovation
  • EGR 201 Engineering Mechanics I (Statics)
  • CEE 313/CEE 313L Hydraulics and Lab
  • CEE 434/595 Water and Wastewater Engineering
  • CEE 434L Water and Wastewater Engineering Laboratory
  • CEE 562 Physical and Chemical Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes
  • CEE 101 Introduction to Civil Engineering
  • CEE 200 Professional Development Seminar
  • CEE 300 Professional Development Seminar

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2005
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2000
  • B.S., Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, 1998

Professional Activities

  • Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP)
  • American Water Works Association (AWWA)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Sigma Xi
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Research Interests

  • Physical and chemical drinking water treatment processes
  • Mitigation of emerging water contaminants
  • Characterization of water quality and aquatic natural organic matter
  • Environmental nanoscience
  • Interdependence of energy and water