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Ann Christy

  • Professor, Dept of Engineering Education
  • Asst Dean, Teaching / Learning, COE Undergrad Educ/Std Svcs
  • Professor, Food, Agr & Biological Eng
  • 209 Hitchcock Hall
    2070 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-3171

About

Ph.D., Environmental Systems Engineering, 1991. Clemson University, Clemson, SC.
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, 1985. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
B.S., Agricultural Engineering, 1983. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Professional registration and certifications

  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of Ohio (1996-present)
  • ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission program evaluator (2009 – present)

Personal Webpage

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Hc9UAdgAAAAJ&hl=en

Journal Articles

2018

  • Saba, B.; Christy, A.D.; Park, T.; Yu, Z. et al., 2018, "Decolorization of Reactive Black 5 and Reactive Blue 4 Dyes in Microbial Fuel Cells." Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 1-17 - 1-17.

2017

  • Kim, E.K.; Kang, Y.W.; Christy, A.D.; Weatherington-Rice, J., 2017, "Predicting fractures in glacially related fine-grained materials and a synthetic soil of bentonite and sand using soil texture." Engineering Geology 222, 84-91 - 84-91.
  • Saba, B.; Christy, A.D.; Yu, Z.; Co, A.C., 2017, "Sustainable power generation from bacterio-algal microbial fuel cells (MFCs): An overview." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 73, 75-84 - 75-84.
  • Saba, B.; Christy, A.D.; Yu, Z.; Co, A.C. et al., 2017, "Characterization and performance of anodic mixed culture biofilms in submersed microbial fuel cells." Bioelectrochemistry 113, 79-84 - 79-84.

2016

  • Baral, N.R.; Slutzky, L.; Shah, A.; Ezeji, T.C. et al., 2016, "Acetone-butanol-ethanol fermentation of corn stover: Current production methods, economic viability and commercial use." FEMS Microbiology Letters 363, no. 6,
  • Saba, B.; Christy, A.D.; Jabeen, M., 2016, "Kinetic and Enzymatic Decolorization of Industrial Dyes Utilizing Plant-Based Biosorbents: A Review." Environmental Engineering Science 33, no. 9, 601-614 - 601-614.

2015

  • Saba, B.; Jabeen, M.; Khalid, A.; Aziz, I. et al., 2015, "Effectiveness of Rice Agricultural Waste, Microbes and Wetland Plants in the Removal of Reactive Black-5 Azo Dye in Microcosm Constructed Wetlands." International Journal of Phytoremediation 17, no. 11, 1060-1067 - 1060-1067.

2013

  • Rismani-Yazdi, H.; Carver, S.M.; Christy, A.D.; Yu, Z. et al., 2013, "Suppression of methanogenesis in cellulose-fed microbial fuel cells in relation to performance, metabolite formation, and microbial population." Bioresource Technology 129, 281-288 - 281-288.

2011

  • Rismani-Yazdi, H.; Christy, A.D.; Carver, S.M.; Yu, Z. et al., 2011, "Effect of external resistance on bacterial diversity and metabolism in cellulose-fed microbial fuel cells." Bioresource Technology 102, no. 1, 278-283 - 278-283.

2010

  • Kim, E.K.; Kang, Y.W.; Christy, A.D.; Weatherington-Rice, J., 2010, "Laboratory method for predicting boundary conditions of soil textures that Support Fracture Development." Applied Engineering in Agriculture 26, no. 6, 973-982 - 973-982.

2008

  • Rismani-Yazdi, H.; Carver, S.M.; Christy, A.D.; Tuovinen, O.H., 2008, "Cathodic limitations in microbial fuel cells: An overview." Journal of Power Sources 180, no. 2, 683-694 - 683-694.

2007

  • Christy, A.D.; Lim, M., 2007, "Developing creativity and multidisciplinary approaches in teaching engineering problem-solving." International Journal of Engineering Education 23, no. 4, 636-644 - 636-644.
  • Rismani-Yazdi, H.; Christy, A.D.; Dehority, B.A.; Morrison, M. et al., 2007, "Electricity generation from cellulose by rumen microorganisms in microbial fuel cells." Biotechnology and Bioengineering 97, no. 6, 1398-1407 - 1398-1407.

2006

  • Kim, E.K.; Christy, A.D., 2006, "Use of soil texture analysis to predict subsurface fracturing in glacial tills and other unconsolidated materials." Ohio Journal of Science 106, no. 2, 22-26 - 22-26.
  • Weatherington-Rice, J.; Christy, A.D.; Angle, M.P.; Aller, L., 2006, "DRASTIC hydrogeologic settings modified for fractured till: Part 1. Theory." Ohio Journal of Science 106, no. 2, 45-50 - 45-50.
  • Weatherington-Rice, J.; Christy, A.D.; Angle, M.P., 2006, "Further explorations into Ohio's fractured environment: Introduction to The Ohio Journal of Science's second special issue on fractures in Ohio's glacial tills." Ohio Journal of Science 106, no. 2, 4-8 - 4-8.
  • Weatherington-Rice, J.; Hottman, A.; Murphy, E.F.; Christy, A.D. et al., 2006, "Fractured tills, Ohio's ground water resources, and public policy considerations addressed by DRASTIC maps." Ohio Journal of Science 106, no. 2, 64-73 - 64-73.
  • Weatherington-Rice, J.; Christy, A.D.; Angle, M.P.; Gehring, R. et al., 2006, "DRASTIC hydrogeologic settings modified for fractured till: Part 2. Field observations." Ohio Journal of Science 106, no. 2, 51-63 - 51-63.

2003

  • Zimmerman, A.; Lima, M.; Christy, A.D., 2003, "Student-centered learning activities." Resource: Engineering and Technology for Sustainable World 10, no. 8, 9-10 - 9-10.

2002

  • Engelmann, C.J.K.; Ward, A.D.; Christy, A.D.; Bair, E.S., 2002, "Application of the BASINS database and NPSM model on a small Ohio watershed." Journal of the American Water Resources Association 38, no. 1, 289-300 - 289-300.

2000

  • Klingman, M.H.; Christy, A.D., 2000, "Development of a continuous system for sanitizing whole apples with aqueous ozone." Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers 43, no. 6, 1989-1996 - 1989-1996.
  • Christy, A.D.; Weatherington-Rice, J., 2000, "Field workshop on subsurface fractures in glacial till and their environmental implications: An educational experience for professionals and decision-makers." Ohio Journal of Science 100, no. 3-4, 94-99 - 94-99.
  • Christy, A.D.; McFarland, L.A.; Carey, D., 2000, "The use of test pits to investigate subsurface fracturing and glacial stratigraphy in tills and other unconsolidated materials." Ohio Journal of Science 100, no. 3-4, 100-106 - 100-106.
  • McMahon, M.J.; Christy, A.D., 2000, "Root growth, calcite precipitation, and gas and water movement in fractures and macropores: A review with field observations." Ohio Journal of Science 100, no. 3-4, 88-93 - 88-93.
  • Fausey, N.R.; Hall, G.F.; Bigham, J.M.; Allred, B.J. et al., 2000, "Properties of the fractured glacial till at the Madison county, Ohio field workshop pit site." Ohio Journal of Science 100, no. 3-4, 107-112 - 107-112.
  • Weatherington-Rice, J.; Christy, A.D.; Forsyth, J.L., 2000, "Ohio's fractured environment: Introduction to the Ohio journal of science's special issue on fractures in Ohio's glacial tills." Ohio Journal of Science 100, no. 3-4, 36-38 - 36-38.
  • Myers, M.J.; Christy, A.D.; Tuovinen, O.H., 2000, "Design of a laboratory scale bioreactor for treating landfill waste." Applied Engineering in Agriculture 16, no. 6, 747-756 - 747-756.

1997

  • Christy, A.D.; Lima, M., 1997, "Use of student portfolios in biological engineering instruction." ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings

Papers in Proceedings

2015

  • Saba, B.; Christy, A.D. "Comparison of biological catholyte to chemical catholyte in microbial desalination cells." (1 2015).

2014

  • Christy, A.D. "Students' selection of topics for a professional development course." in ASEE Annual Conference. (1 2014).
  • Walter, R.R.; Bower, T.A.; Christy, A.D. "Enhancing the renewable power output of microbial fuel cells by applying an electric field." (1 2014).
  • Wang, Y.C.; Bower, T.A.; Christy, A.D. "Effect of catholytes on performance of blood-based microbial fuel cells." (1 2014).

2012

  • Yost, A.E.; Christy, A.D.; Zhao, L.; Tuovinen, O.H. "Impact of increased surface area cathodes using nanostructures in microbial fuel cells for electricity production." (1 2012).

2011

  • Kim, E.K.; Christy, A.D.; Kang, Y.W.; Weatherington-Rice, J. "Predicting preferential flow of pollutants via fractures using field and laboratory soil texture data." (1 2011).
  • Christy, A.D. "Engaging students to prepare them for the engineering profession and reflect upon their undergraduate career." (1 2011).

2007

  • Rismani-Yazdi, H.; Christy, A.D.; Tuovinen, O.H. "FUEL 159-Power output assessment of cellulose-based microbial fuel cells operating under different external resistances." (8 2007).
  • Rismani-Yazdi, H.; Christy, A.D.; Tuovinen, O.H. "Power output assessment of cellulose-based microbial fuel cells operating under different external resistances." (12 2007).

2005

  • Rismani-Yazdi, H.; Christy, A.D.; Dehority, B.A.; Tuovinen, O.H. "Bioconversion of cellulose into electricity using rumen microorganisms as biocatalysts in a microbial fuel cell." (12 2005).

2000

  • Weatherington-Rice, J.; Aller, L.; Bennett, T.; Hunter, D. et al. "The use of long term, large scale pumping data to determine the regional recharge rates through fractured till and lacustrine materials." in International Conference on Groundwater Research. (1 2000).

1999

  • Christy, A.D.; Myers, M.J.; Gagliano, W.R.B.; Tuovinen, O.H. "Solid state bioreactor design for laboratory scale landfill studies." in 5th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium. (1 1999).