Debra R. Reinhart, PhD, PE, BCEE


Pegasus Professor,
Assistant VP for Research
Office of Research and Commercialization


 

Contact Information

 

Millican Hall 243
Orlando, Florida 32816

Tel: (407) 823-2315
Fax : (407) 882-1156
E-mail: Debra.Reinhart@ucf.edu

 

Full Resume

 

MS Word file

 


  • Home
  • Education
  • Research
  • Journal Articles
  • Courses
  • Learning tool
  • Textbooks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PhD GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

(Atlanta, Georgia). Environmental Engineering, March 1989.


MS GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

(Atlanta, Georgia). M.S. in Sanitary Engineering, December 1980.


BS FLORIDA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

(Orlando, Florida). Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, June 1976.

 

ROLLINS COLLEGE

(Winter Park, Florida). September 1972 through May 1974.

 

 

 

 

 

Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Research

 

- Landfills as Renewable Energy Parks

 

As Florida's Premier Research Centers — Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) and Hinkley Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management (HCSHWM) — are leading the research and development efforts to preserve and protect the state's natural resources and bring the vision of Energy Independence to fruition.

 

for more information click here

- Pump and Treat Aerobic Flushing Bioreactor Landfill

- Landfill Gas to Energy

- Zero-Valent Iron

- Florida Bioreactor Demonstration

- Characterization of C&D Debris

- Biosolids

- MSW Learning Tool

- Jordanian Collaboration

- Urban Infilling Impacts on Florida's Solid Waste Facilities

- Long Term Leachate Research

- Use of Mulch as Landfill Cover

- Disaster Debris

 

 

 

Journal Articles


  • Berge, N. B, Debra R. Reinhart, John D. Dietz, and Tim Townsend (2007) "The Impact of Temperature and Gas-Phase Oxygen on Kinetics of In-Situ Ammonia Removal in Bioreactor Landfill Leachate," Water Research (accepted for Publication).
  • Faour, A., D. R. Reinhart, and H. You, (2007) "First-Order Gas Generation Model Parameters for Wet Landfills," Waste Management (Accepted for Publication).
  • Imhoff, P.T. Debra R. Reinhart, Marja Englund, Roger Guérin, Nitin Gawande, Byunghyun Han, Sreeram Jonnalagadda, Timothy G. Townsend, Ramin Yazdani, "Review Of State Of The Art Methods For Measuring Water In Landfills," (2007) Waste Management, in press.
  • Powell, J., Jain, P., Kim, H., Townsend, T., Reinhart, D. (2006) "Changes in landfill gas quality as a result of controlled air injection." Environmental Science and Technology, 40: 1029-1034.
  • Lindberg, S.E. G. Southworth, M. Bogle, T. Blasing, H. Zhang, T. Kuiken, J. Price, D. Reinhart, H. Sfeir, J. Owens, and K. Roy (2005). Airborne Missions of Mercury from Municipal Solid Waste- I: New Measurements from Six Operating Landfills in Florida. JAWMA 55: 859-869.
  • Southworth, G. S. Lindberg, M. Bogle, H. Zhang, T. Kuiken, J. Price, D. Reinhart, and H. Sfeir (2005) "Airborne Emissions of Mercury from Municipal Solid Waste II: Potential Losses of Airborne Mercury Prior to Landfill," JAWMA 55: 870-877.
  • Eun, S., D. R. Reinhart, T. Townsend, C. D. Cooper (2007) "Modeling and Measurement of Hydrogen Emissions at C&D Landfills," Waste Management, , 27(2): 220-227.
  • Berge, N.D., Reinhart, D.R., and Townsend, T.G. (2005) "A Review of The Fate of Nitrogen In Bioreactor Landfills," Critical Reviews In Environmental Science And Technology 35:365-399.
  • Berge, N.D., Reinhart, D.R., Dietz, J., and Townsend, T.G. (2006) "In-Situ Ammonia Removal from Bioreactor Landfill Leachate," Waste Management 26: 334-343.
  • Jain P, J. Powell, T. Townsend, D. Reinhart (2005) "Air Permeability of Waste in a Municipal Solid Waste Landfill," ASCE JEE 131(11), 1565-1573.
  • Nitin A. Gawande, D. Reinhart, P. McCreanor, T. Townsend, P. Thomas (2003) "Municipal Solid Waste In Situ Moisture Content Measurement Using An Electrical Resistance Sensor Design and Operation Of Bioreactor Landfills," Waste Management, 23(7): 667-674, 2003.
  • D. Reinhart, T. Townsend, and P. McCreanor, "The Status of Bioreactor Landfills" (2002) Waste Management and Research, 20: 67-81.
  • S. E. Lindberg, D. Wallschlager, E.M. Prestbo, N.S Bloom, J. Price, And D. Reinhart (2001) "Methylated Mercury Species In Municipal Waste Landfill Gas Sampled In Florida," Atmospheric Envir., 35(8): 4011.
  • C. L. Geiger, D. R. Reinhart, C. A. Clausen, Ruiz, N. E., and J. W. Quinn (2000) "Ultrasound Pretreatment of Elemental Iron: Kinetic Studies of Dehalogenation Reaction Enhancement and Surface Effects," Water Research, 36(5): 1342-1350, 2001.
  • Ruiz, N, S. Seal, and D. Reinhart, (2000) "Surface Chemical Reactivity in Selected Iron Samples Used In Remediation Technology," Journal of Hazardous Materials, B80: 107-117.
  • P. McCreanor and D. Reinhart (1999) "Hydrodynamic Modeling of Leachate Recirclating Landfill," Waste Management and Research, 17: 465-469.
  • D. Reinhart and P. McCreanor (2000) "Medical Waste Management: Where does the Solid Waste Go?" Laboratory Medicine, 31(3): 141-145.
  • P. McCreanor and D. R. Reinhart (2000) "Mathematical Modeling of Leachate Recirculating Landfill," Water Research, 34(4): 1285-1295.
  • H. Sfeir, D. R. Reinhart, P. McCauley-Bell (1999) "An Evaluation of MSW Composition Study Bias Sources," Air and Waste Management Association Journal, 49: 174-185.
  • P. McCauley-Bell, D. R. Reinhart, H. Sfeir, B. O. Ryan (1997) "Municipal Solid Waste Composition Studies," ASCE Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, 1(4): 158-163.
  • J. W. Quinn, and D. R. Reinhart (1997) "Bioremediation of Diesel Contaminated Soil Using Biopiles," ASCE Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, 1(1): 18-25.
  • McCreanor, P. T. and D. R. Reinhart (1996) "Hydrodynamic Modeling of Leachate Recirculation," Water, Science, and Technology, 34(7-8): 463-470.
  • Reinhart, D.R., (1996) "Full-Scale Experiences with Leachate Recirculating Landfills - Case Studies," Waste Management and Research, 14: 347.
  • Reinhart, D.R. and B. A. Al-Yousfi, (1996) "The Impact of Leachate Recirculation of MSW Landfill Leachate and Gas Characteristics," Waste Management and Research, 14: 337.
  • Reinhart, D. R. and Scott Trainor (1995) "Windrow Cocomposting of Municipal Biosolids and Yard Waste," Compost Science, 3(2): 38.
  • Reinhart, D.R. et al. (1994) "Landfill Leachate Treatment for Biological Nutrient Removal from Wastewater," Int. J. of Environment and Pollution, 4(1/2): 97.
  • Reinhart, D.R., et al (1993) "Composting of Yard Waste and Wastewater Treatment Plant Sludge Mixtures," Compost Science 1(2)58.
  • Reinhart, D. R. (1993) "A Review of Recent Studies on the Sources of Hazardous Compounds Emitted from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills: A US Experience," Waste Management and Research, 11, 257.
  • Reinhart, D. R. et al (1992) "Controlling Factors of Stabilization Rates for Yard Waste Composting in Southeastern United States," The Journal of Resource Management and Technology, 20(3) 149.
  • Reinhart, D.R.; Cooper, C.D.; Walker, B.L. (1992) "Flux Chamber Design and Operation for the Measurement of Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Gas Emission Rates," Air and Waste Management Journal, 42(8): 1067.
  • Reinhart, D.R. and Pohland, F.G. (1991) "The Fate of Selected Organic Pollutants Codisposed with Municipal Refuse," WPCF Research Journal, 63(4): 780.
  • Reinhart, D.R. and Pohland, F.G.,(1991) "The Assimilation of Organic Hazardous Wastes Codisposed with Municipal Refuse," Journal of Industrial Microbiology, 8: 193.
  • Reinhart, D.R., et al (1991) "Mathematical Fate Modeling of Hazardous Organic Pollutants During Codisposal with Municipal Refuse," Hazardous Waste & Hazardous Materials, 8(1): 85.
  • Richards, J.T. and Reinhart, D.R. (1986) "Evaluation of Plastic Media in Trickling Filters," Journal Water Pollution Control Federation, 58(7): 774.
  • Morales, L. and Reinhart, D.R. (1984) "Full-Scale Evaluation of Aerated Grit Chambers," Journal Water Pollution Control Federation, 56(4): 337.
  • Troxler, R., Reinhart, D.R., and Hallum, A., (1984) "Metro Atlanta Water Pollution Control -A Decade of Progress," Journal Water Pollution Control Federation, 56(4): 337.
  • Reinhart, D.R., (1979) "Nitrification Treatability Study for Carrollton, Georgia," Journal Water Pollution Control Federation, 51(5): 1032.

 

 

link

 

 

Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Research

 

 

 

 

Landfill Bioreactor Design & Operation
by Debra R. Reinhart and Timothy G. Townsend

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foundations of Environmental Engineering
by C. David Cooper, John Dietz, Debra R. Reinhart

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solid Waste Engineering
by P. Aarne Vesilind, William A. Worrell, Debra R. Reinhart

 

 

 

 

 

Quality Assurance: A National Commitment
by R. Nivargikar and D. R. Reinhart, ed., ASCE Press, Washington D.C., 1997.