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Dr. Hyung-Sool Lee

Associate Professor

Waterloo Environmental Biotechnology Lab

Research Interests:

  • Production of bio-energy (electricity, H2, and CH4) and bio-chemicals from biomass
  • Nutrients recovery from organic waste and wastewater
  • Thermodynamic/kinetic analyses on microbial metabolisms in engineered and natural systems

Current Sources of Research Funding:


Selected Publications:

  1. An, J.; Lee, H.S. (2014) Occurrence of voltage reversal and its implication in stacked microbial fuel cells. ChemSusChem. DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201300949.
  2. Gao, Y.; Ryu, H.D.; An, J.; Lee, H.S. (2014) Microbial fuel cells as discontinuous portable power sources: syntropic interactions with anode-respiring bacteria. ChemSusChem 7 (4), 1026-1029.
  3. Gao, Y.; Ryu, H.D.; Santo Domingo, J.W.; Lee, H.S. (2014) Syntrophic interactions between homoacetogens and anode-respiring bacteria (ARB) in microbial electrochemical cells, Bioresource Technology 153, 245–253.
  4. Dhar B.P.; Gao Y.; Yeo, H.; Lee, H.S. (2013) Separation of competitive microorganisms using anaerobic membrane bioreactors as pretreatment to microbial electrochemical cells. Bioresource Technology, 148, 208-214.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Chemical Society
  • International Water Association
  • Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professor
  • Canadian Association of Water Quality

Courses Taught:

University of Waterloo
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