All Publications by Heileen Hsu-Kim

Redfern, Lauren K., Courtney M. Gardner, Emina Hodzic, P Lee Ferguson, Helen Hsu-Kim, and Claudia K. Gunsch. “A new framework for approaching precision bioremediation of PAH contaminated soils..” Journal of Hazardous Materials, July 2, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.120859.
Rivera, Nelson A., Paige M. Bippus, and Heileen Hsu-Kim. “Relative Reactivity and Bioavailability of Mercury Sorbed to or Coprecipitated with Aged Iron Sulfides..” Environmental Science & Technology 53, no. 13 (July 2019): 7391–99. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b00768.
Smith, Ryan C., Ross K. Taggart, James C. Hower, Mark R. Wiesner, and Heileen Hsu-Kim. “Selective Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Coal Fly Ash Leachates Using Liquid Membrane Processes..” Environmental Science & Technology 53, no. 8 (April 5, 2019): 4490–99. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b00539.
Hower, J. C., D. Qian, N. J. Briot, E. Santillan-Jimenez, M. M. Hood, R. K. Taggart, and H. Hsu-Kim. “Nano-scale rare earth distribution in fly ash derived from the combustion of the fire clay coal, kentucky.” Minerals 9, no. 4 (April 1, 2019). https://doi.org/10.3390/min9040206.
Berky, Axel J., Ian T. Ryde, Beth Feingold, Ernesto J. Ortiz, Lauren H. Wyatt, Caren Weinhouse, Heileen Hsu-Kim, Joel N. Meyer, and William K. Pan. “Predictors of mitochondrial DNA copy number and damage in a mercury-exposed rural Peruvian population near artisanal and small-scale gold mining: An exploratory study..” Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis 60, no. 2 (March 2019): 197–210. https://doi.org/10.1002/em.22244.
Wyatt, Lauren, Sallie Robey Permar, Ernesto Ortiz, Axel Berky, Christopher W. Woods, Genevieve Fouda Amouou, Hannah Itell, Heileen Hsu-Kim, and William Pan. “Mercury Exposure and Poor Nutritional Status Reduce Response to Six Expanded Program on Immunization Vaccines in Children: An Observational Cohort Study of Communities Affected by Gold Mining in the Peruvian Amazon..” Int J Environ Res Public Health 16, no. 4 (February 21, 2019). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16040638.
Zhang, T., G. V. Lowry, N. L. Capiro, J. Chen, W. Chen, Y. Chen, D. D. Dionysiou, et al. “In situ remediation of subsurface contamination: Opportunities and challenges for nanotechnology and advanced materials.” Environmental Science: Nano 6, no. 5 (January 1, 2019): 1283–1302. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9en00143c.
Kose Mutlu, B., B. Cantoni, A. Turolla, M. Antonelli, H. Hsu-Kim, and M. R. Wiesner. “Application of nanofiltration for Rare Earth Elements recovery from coal fly ash leachate: Performance and cost evaluation.” Chemical Engineering Journal 349 (October 1, 2018): 309–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2018.05.080.
Taggart, Ross K., Nelson A. Rivera, Clément Levard, Jean-Paul Ambrosi, Daniel Borschneck, James C. Hower, and Heileen Hsu-Kim. “Differences in bulk and microscale yttrium speciation in coal combustion fly ash..” Environmental Science. Processes & Impacts 20, no. 10 (October 2018): 1390–1403. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8em00264a.
Chen, Celia Y., Charles T. Driscoll, Collin A. Eagles-Smith, Chris S. Eckley, David A. Gay, Heileen Hsu-Kim, Susan E. Keane, et al. “A Critical Time for Mercury Science to Inform Global Policy..” Environmental Science & Technology 52, no. 17 (September 2018): 9556–61. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b02286.
Geitner, Nicholas K., Jane L. Cooper, Astrid Avellan, Benjamin T. Castellon, Brittany G. Perrotta, Nathan Bossa, Marie Simonin, et al. “Size-Based Differential Transport, Uptake, and Mass Distribution of Ceria (CeO2) Nanoparticles in Wetland Mesocosms..” Environmental Science & Technology 52, no. 17 (September 2018): 9768–76. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b02040.
Hsu-Kim, Heileen, Ryan Smith, Ross Taggart, Mark R. Wiesner, and James Hower. “Recovery of rare earth elements from coal combustion residuals.” In Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 256. AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2018.
Taggart, R. K., J. C. Hower, and H. Hsu-Kim. “Effects of roasting additives and leaching parameters on the extraction of rare earth elements from coal fly ash.” International Journal of Coal Geology 196 (August 1, 2018): 106–14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2018.06.021.
Ndu, Udonna, Geoff A. Christensen, Nelson A. Rivera, Caitlin M. Gionfriddo, Marc A. Deshusses, Dwayne A. Elias, and Heileen Hsu-Kim. “Quantification of Mercury Bioavailability for Methylation Using Diffusive Gradient in Thin-Film Samplers..” Environmental Science & Technology 52, no. 15 (August 2018): 8521–29. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b00647.
King, J. F., R. K. Taggart, R. C. Smith, J. C. Hower, and H. Hsu-Kim. “Aqueous acid and alkaline extraction of rare earth elements from coal combustion ash.” International Journal of Coal Geology 195 (July 1, 2018): 75–83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2018.05.009.
Schwartz, Grace E., James C. Hower, Allison L. Phillips, Nelson Rivera, Avner Vengosh, and Heileen Hsu-Kim. “Ranking Coal Ash Materials for Their Potential to Leach Arsenic and Selenium: Relative Importance of Ash Chemistry and Site Biogeochemistry..” Environmental Engineering Science 35, no. 7 (July 2018): 728–38. https://doi.org/10.1089/ees.2017.0347.
Hsu-Kim, Heileen, Chris S. Eckley, and Noelle E. Selin. “Modern science of a legacy problem: mercury biogeochemical research after the Minamata Convention..” Environmental Science. Processes & Impacts 20, no. 4 (April 2018): 582–83. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8em90016g.
Hsu-Kim, Heileen, Udonna Ndu, Geoff Christensen, and Dwayne Elias. “Quantification of mercury biomethylation potential in sediments.” In Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 255. AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2018.
Smith, Ryan, Heileen Hsu-Kim, and Mark Wiesner. “Comparison of liquid membranes for selectivity of rare earth elements from coal ash leachates.” In Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 255. AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2018.
Hower, James C., Dali Qian, Nicolas J. Briot, Kevin R. Henke, Madison M. Hood, Ross K. Taggart, and Heileen Hsu-Kim. “Rare earth element associations in the Kentucky State University stoker ash.” International Journal of Coal Geology 189 (March 15, 2018): 75–82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coa1.2018.02.022.
Hower, J. C., D. Qian, N. J. Briot, K. R. Henke, M. M. Hood, R. K. Taggart, and H. Hsu-Kim. “Rare earth element associations in the Kentucky State University stoker ash.” International Journal of Coal Geology 189 (March 15, 2018): 75–82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2018.02.022.
Hsu-Kim, Heileen, Chris S. Eckley, Dario Achá, Xinbin Feng, Cynthia C. Gilmour, Sofi Jonsson, and Carl P. J. Mitchell. “Challenges and opportunities for managing aquatic mercury pollution in altered landscapes..” Ambio 47, no. 2 (March 2018): 141–69. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-017-1006-7.
Avellan, Astrid, John P. Stegemeier, Ke Gai, James Dale, Heileen Hsu-Kim, Clément Levard, Dennis O’Rear, Thomas P. Hoelen, and Gregory V. Lowry. “Speciation of Mercury in Selected Areas of the Petroleum Value Chain..” Environmental Science & Technology 52, no. 3 (February 2018): 1655–64. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b05066.
Gerson, J. R., C. T. Driscoll, H. Hsu-Kim, and E. S. Bernhardt. “Senegalese artisanal gold mining leads to elevated total mercury and methylmercury concentrations in soils, sediments, and rivers.” Elementa 6 (January 1, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.274.
Lefèvre, Emilie, Nathan Bossa, Courtney M. Gardner, Gretchen E. Gehrke, Ellen M. Cooper, Heather M. Stapleton, Heileen Hsu-Kim, and Claudia K. Gunsch. “Biochar and activated carbon act as promising amendments for promoting the microbial debromination of tetrabromobisphenol A..” Water Research 128 (January 2018): 102–10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.09.047.
Wyatt, Lauren, Ernesto J. Ortiz, Beth Feingold, Axel Berky, Sarah Diringer, Ana Maria Morales, Elvis Rojas Jurado, Heileen Hsu-Kim, and William Pan. “Spatial, Temporal, and Dietary Variables Associated with Elevated Mercury Exposure in Peruvian Riverine Communities Upstream and Downstream of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining..” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 14, no. 12 (December 15, 2017). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14121582.
Weinhouse, Caren, Ernesto J. Ortiz, Axel J. Berky, Paige Bullins, John Hare-Grogg, Laura Rogers, Ana-Maria Morales, Heileen Hsu-Kim, and William K. Pan. “Hair Mercury Level is Associated with Anemia and Micronutrient Status in Children Living Near Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in the Peruvian Amazon..” The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 97, no. 6 (December 2017): 1886–97. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.17-0269.
Rivera, Nelson, and Heileen Hsu-Kim. “Reactivity and bioavailability of mercury sorbed to or coprecipitated with iron sulfides.” In Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 253. AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2017.
Hsu-Kim, Heileen, Chuanjia Jiang, and Udonna Ndu. “Nanoscale metal-organic matter interactions.” In Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 253. AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2017.
Jiang, Chuanjia, Benjamin T. Castellon, Cole W. Matson, George R. Aiken, and Heileen Hsu-Kim. “Relative Contributions of Copper Oxide Nanoparticles and Dissolved Copper to Cu Uptake Kinetics of Gulf Killifish (Fundulus grandis) Embryos..” Environmental Science & Technology 51, no. 3 (February 2017): 1395–1404. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b04672.

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