Dr. Teresa J. Cutright


Dr. Teresa J. Cutright

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Civil Engineering
Office: ASEC 215
Phone: 330-972-4935
Fax: 330-972-6020
Email: tcutright@uakron.edu
Website: http://www.ecgf.uakron.edu/~civil/people/cutright/


Biography

Environmental Engineer 

Education

  • Ph.D(1994) University of Akron
  • MSChE(1992) University of Akron
  • BSChE(1990) University of Akron

Interests:

  • Bioremediation
  • Contaminated Soils and Sediments
  • Environmental applications

Courses Taught: 

Graduate Courses

  • 523 Chemistry for Environmental Engineers
  • 526 Environmental Engineering Design
  • 631 Soil Remediation
  • 635 Air Pollution Control
  • 731 Bioremediation

Undergraduate Courses

  • 321 Introduction to Environmental Engineering
  • 323 Water Supply and Pollution Control
  • 390 Civil Seminar
  • 423 Chemistry for Environmental Engineers
  • 426 Environmental Engineering Design

Selected Publications (out of 75)

  • T.J. Cutright, H. van Keulen, Phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated media, Heavy Metal Pollution, Brown SE, Welton, WC (Editors), Nova Publishing, 2008 (ISBN 978-1-60456-899-8).
  • Liebig, E.W., Cutright, T.J. The investigation of enhanced bioremediation through the addition of macro and micro nutrients in a PAH contaminated soil.  International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 44(1): 55-64, 1999.
  • Chen, H., Cutright, T.J. EDTA and HEDTA effects on Cd, Cr, and Ni uptake by Helianthus annuus. Chemosphere 45(1): 21-28, 2001.
  • Hwang, S., Cutright, T.J. Biodegradability of aged pyrene and phenanthrene in a natural soil. Chemosphere, 47(9): 891-899, 2002. 
  • Turgut, C., Pepe, M.K., Cutright, T.J. Effect of EDTA and citric acid on phytoremediation of heavy metals from soil. Environ. Poll. 131(1): 147-154, 2004.
  • Xu, Q., Barrios, C.A., Cutright, T.J., Newby, B.Z. Toxicity evaluation of capsaicin and zosteric acid and their potential applications as antifoulants. Environmental Toxicology, 20(5): 467-474 2005. 
  • Ramaswamy, S., Cutright, T.J., Qammar, H.K. Control of a continuous bioreactor using model predictive control. Process Biochemistry, 40(8): 2763-2770, 2005. 
  • Pu, X, Cutright, TJ., Sorptive behavior of PCP on SOM and clay minerals. Chemosphere 64(6): 972-983, 2006. 
  • Van Keulen, H., Wei, R., Cutright, T.J. Arsenate-induced expression of a class III chitinase in the Dwarf sunflower Helianthus annuus. Environ Exp Botany, 63(1-3): 281-288, 2008.
  • Hasintha, C., van Keulen, H., Cutright, T., Wei, R. Differential expression of proteins induced by lead in Helianthus annuus. Phytochemistry, 71: 1460-1465, 2010.
  • Cutright, T.J., Mahoney, M., Franey, K,  Patnaik, A. Carbon footprint  assessment of polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete floors, International Journal Constructed Environment, 3(1): 73-83, 2013. 
  • Cutright, T.J., Pasetto, P, Difference in American and French undergraduate students' perception and attitudes towards science and education, Educational Research 4(3): 273-285, 2103.

Patent:

  • With S. Lee, U.S. Patent No.: 5,427,944, "Bioremediation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil," June 27, 1995.
  • With S. Lee, U.S. Patent No.: 5,508,194, "Nutrient Medium for the Bioremediation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil," April 16, 1996.

Honors and Awards:

  • 1999 - Honorary Member, Golden Key National Honor Society.
  • 2002 - Editor’s Award Journal Environmental Engineering, for outstanding service to the organization and profession.
  • 2004 - Inducted to Iota Sigma, Honor Society Women Chemists.
  • 2004 - 2005 Outstanding Curricular Advisor, University of Akron.
  • 2004 - 2007 Session chair, BST SBIR panels for NIH.
  • 2006 - 2010 subject editor, Journal Soil & Sediments.
  • 2007 - present, Associate Editor, Environmental Science Pollution Research.
  • 2007 – 2012, Fulbright Senior Specialist Roster.
  • 2008 - present, Editorial board, Open Environmental Engineering Journal.
  • 2011 – present, Editorial board, ISRN Soil Science.
  •  2012 – present, Editorial board, Chemosphere.

Organizational Memberships:

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 1990-present.
  • American Chemical Society, 1991-present.
  • Society of Women Engineers, 1994-present.
  • Association of Environmental Engineering Professors, 1995-2002.
  • American Society for Engineering Education, 1998-present.


Education

Ph.D(1994) University of Akron; MSChE(1992) University of Akron; BSChE(1990) University of Akron