Heidi L. Gough

Heidi L. Gough

Assistant Professor
Environmental Engineering; Movement of Contaminants through the Environment; Microbial processes in Wastewater Treatment; Biotransformation of Emerging Contaminants; Anaerobic Digestion; Subsurface Bioremediation; Applied Microbial Ecology

Email: hgough@uw.edu

Graduate Interest Group(s):

Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, 2004
M.S., Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, 1998
B.S., Environmental Health Engineering, Northwestern University, 1993

Recent 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.
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.
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
Zhou, N. A., A. C. Lutovsky, G. L. Andaker, J. F. Ferguson and H. L. Gough. 2014. Kinetics modeling predicts bioaugmentation with Sphingomonad cultures as a viable technology for enhanced pharmaceutical and personal care products removal during wastewater treatment. Bioresource Technology 166:158-167.