Ph.D., Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
(1984) M.S., Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
(1978) B.S., Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (1975)
ENVH 3100 - Water Supplies and Wastewater Treatment
ENVH 4387 - Biological Analysis
ENVH 5200 - Environmental Chemistry
ENVH 5250 - Environmental Microbiology
ENVH 5640 - Environmental Risk Assessment
ENVH 5910 - Seminar
ENVH 5610 - Water Pollution Control
Environmental Microbiology & Water Quality
Fate and Transport of Pathogens in Soil and Water
Indicators of Fecal Pollution in Soil and Water
Environmental exposure assessment and Risk Analysis of Pathogen
Environmental monitoring and remediation using microbial activity.
Pokhrel, L. R., P. R. Scheuerman, and B. Dubey. 2013 "Evaluation of Experimental Design Options
in Environmental Nano-Science Research." Expert Opin Environ Biol 2 (1): 2.
Pokhrel, L. R., Dubey, B., & Scheuerman, P. R. (2013). Impacts of Select Organic Ligands on the Colloidal
Stability, Dissolution Dynamics, and Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles. Environmental science & technology, 47(22), 12877-12885.
Pokhrel, L. R., Dubey, B., & Scheuerman, P. R. (2014). Natural water chemistry (dissolved organic
carbon, pH, and hardness) modulates colloidal stability, dissolution, and antimicrobial
activity of citrate functionalized silver nanoparticles. Environmental Science: Nano, 1(1), 45-54.
Hall, K. K., Evanshen, B. G., Maier, K. J., & Scheuerman, P. R. (2014). Application of Multivariate
Statistical Methodology to Model Factors Influencing Fate and Transport of Fecal Pollution
in Surface Waters. Journal of Environmental Quality, 43(1), 358-370.
Pokhrel, L. R., Ettore, N., Jacobs, Z. L., Zarr, A., Weir, M. H., Scheuerman, P. R., ... & Dubey,
B. (2017). Novel carbon nanotube (CNT)-based ultrasensitive sensors for trace mercury
(II) detection in water: A review. Science of The Total Environment, 574, 1379-1388.
O’Connell B.J., Quinn M., Scheuerman P. 2017. Risk factors of diarrheal disease among children in the East African countries
of Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania. Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health 6:1–8. http://www.gjmedph.com/uploads/O2-Vo6No1.pdf
Hall, K.K and Scheuerman, P.R. 2017. Development of Multiple Regression Models to Predict Sources
of Fecal Pollution. Water Environment Research, 89(11), pp.1961-1969.
Gilfillan, Dennis. Hall, Kimberlee, Joyner, Timothy Andrew, and Scheuerman, Phillip. 2018. Canonical
Variable Selection for Ecological Modeling of Fecal Indicators. Journal of Environmental
Quality. 47(5), pp.974-984.
Gilfillan, D., Joyner, T.A. and Scheuerman, P., 2018. Maxent estimation of aquatic Escherichia
coli stream impairment. PeerJ, 6, p.e5610.
O’Connell, Bethesda J., Slawson, Deborah, Quinn, Megan, Scheuerman, Phillip, and Ogunleye, Olushola O.
2018. Biosand Water Filter Evaluation: Pilot Study of Field Use Indicators in Cyegera,
Rwanda. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology-Aqua, 67(6), pp.607-614.
Kusi, J, Scheuerman, PR, Maier, KJ. 2020. Antimicrobial properties of silver nanoparticles
may interfere with fecal indicator bacteria detection in pathogen impaired streams.
Environmental Pollution 263:114536.
Kusi, Joseph, Phillip R Scheuerman, and Kurt J Maier (2020), Emerging environmental contaminants
(silver nanoparticles) altered the catabolic capability and metabolic fingerprinting
of microbial communities, Aquatic Toxicology, 228 105633. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2020.105633.
Ntakirutimana, T., O’Connell, B.J., Quinn, M., Scheuerman, P., Xavier, F.S., Ozodiegwu,
I. Mbarushimana, V., Franck, G. and Felix, R. 2021. Linkage Between Water, Sanitation,
Hygiene and Child Health In Bugesera District, Rwanda: A Cross-Sectional Study Waterlines,
40:1, 1–17 http://dx.doi.org/10.3362/1756-3488.20-00008.
O'Connell, B., Olomofe, C., Quinn, M., Slawson, D., Ntakirutimana, T. and Scheuerman,
P., 2023. Seven-year performance of biosand filters in rural Rwanda. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 13(5), pp.333-338.
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS
Hall, K.K. and P.R. Scheuerman. Development of multiple regression models to predict sources
of fecal pollution in the Watauga River watershed in Northeast Tennessee. Abstract,
American Society for Microbiology, 2013, 113th General Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
Farris, J.L., P.R. Scheuerman, and D. Cherry. 2013. Patterns of macroinvertebrate
responses in South Indian Creek and tributaries receiving mineral contributions throughout
an elaborate interstate construction project for Tennessee and North Carolina. Presented
at the Entomology Society of America Annual Meeting. November 10 – 13, 2013 Austin
Gilfillan, Dennis, Scheuerman, P. R., and Joyner, T.A. 2016 Seasonal and Spatial Variations in the
Probability of Pathogenic Stream Impairment. Abstract presented at the 2016 Association
of American Geographers Annual Meeting.
Stiltner, Bridgett and Garretson, Emily. 2016. A Comparison of Microbial Enzyme Activity and Fecal Coliform Bacteria to Characterize
Fecal Pollution in Surface Water. Abstract presented at the 2016 National Council
on Undergraduate Research Conference Annual Meeting.
Stiltner, Bridgett. 2016 Microbial Enzyme Activity in Surface Water and Sediments. East Tennessee State
University 2016 Boland Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Stiltner, Bridgett, Garretson, Emily, and Scheuerman, Phillip. 2016. The Use of Microbial Enzyme Activities to Identify
Fecal Pollution Sources in Surface Waters. Poster presented at the 2016 Appalachian
Student Research Forum.
Town of Jonesborough, TN - E. coli & water chemistry analyses, Little Limestone Creek,
Jonesborough Town Limits 2013 - $8418.00
Washington County, TN - MS4 Project: E. coli and Siltation for Specific Streams in
the Nolichucky Watershed 2014 – 2015 - $18,121
Washington County, TN - Concentration of E.coli in Possum Creek, and for Degree of
Siltation in Cedar Creek, Ford Creek, and Possum Creek in the South Fork of the Holston
River Watershed in Washington County, TN 2015 - 2016 $21,948
Washington County, TN - Determination of E. coli, Sedimentation, and Nitrates/Nitrites
in Selected Streams in the Watauga River Watershed, Washington County, TN 2018 - 2019
Mountain Home Veterans Administration Dental Clinic – Heterotrophic Plate Count Enumeration
in Dental Unit Water Lines (2017 – 2022) $2000 per year.
City of Johnson City, Tennessee Impact Assessment of Chlorine Spill in Brush Creek.
(2020 – 2021) $10,000
Wingfield Environmental. Johnson City TN Impact Assessment of Little Limestone Creek
and Brush Creek, Washington County TN. 2021 – 2022 $28,961.00