Faculty

Lynn Roberts

Professor

Research Interests

environmental chemistry

Education
  • Ph.D. 1991, MASS INSTITUTE TECHNOLOGY
Experience
  • 2014 - 2014:  Director, Graduate Admissions
  • 2012 - Present:  Chair, Tenure and Promotion Case Ad Hoc Committee
  • 2007 - 2007:  Supervisor, Unspecified
  • 1999 - 1999:  Chair, External review committee for Industrial Research, Chair at the University of Waterloo on behalf of the Canadian National Sciences and Engineering Research Council
Research Areas
  • Aquatic chemistry
  • Emerging organic contaminants
  • Enviornmental chemistry
  • Enviornmental pollutant transformations
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Infection byproducts
  • Organic pollutants
  • Reaction kinetics and mechanisms in natural water
  • Subsurface remediation
  • Water Quality
  • Water treatment
Awards
  • 2018:  Certificate of Merit (awarded jointly to W. A. Arnold - Ph.D. student) - Environmental Chemistry Division - American Chemical Society
  • 2018:  Certificate of Merit for Presentation - American Chemical Society - Environmental Chemistry Division
  • 2018:  Young Scientist Predoctoral Research Award (first place; awarded jointly to K. A. Lippa - Ph.D. student) - Agrochemicals Division - American Chemical Society
  • 2018:  Graduate Student Award - American Chemical Society - Environmental Chemistry Division
  • 2018:  Graduate Student Paper Award - American Chemical Society - Environmental Chemistry Division
  • 2018:  Young Investigator Award - National Science Foundation
  • 2018:  Graduate Student Paper Award (awarded jointly to L. A. Totten - Ph.D. student) - Environmental Chemistry Division - American Chemical Society
  • 2018:  AEESP/CH2M Hill Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award (awarded jointly to W. A. Arnold - Ph.D. student)
  • 2018:  Nominated to Sigma Xi
  • 2018:  Undergraduate Student Council Teaching Award
  • 2018:  Graduate Student Paper Award (awarded jointly to W. A. Arnold - Ph.D. student) - Environmental Chemistry Division - American Chemical Society
  • 2018:  Student Paper Award (awarded jointly to K. A. Lippa - Ph.D. student) - Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry - Chesapeake and Potomac Regional Chapter
  • 2010:  Graduate Student Paper Award (awarded jointly to John D. Sivey - PhD student)
  • 2010:  Student Poster Award (awarded jointly to John D. Sivey - PhD student) - Gordon Research Conference - "Environmental Sciences - Water"
  • 2010:  Young Scientist Predoctoral Research Award (awarded jointly to John D. Sivey - PhD student) - Agrochemicals Division - American Chemical Society
  • 2007:  Certificate of Merit for Presentation - American Chemical Society - Division of Environmental Chemistry
  • 2005:  Young Scientist Predoctoral Research Award (runner-up; awarded jointly to M. L. Hladik - Ph.D. student) - Agrochemicals Division - American Chemical Society
  • 2005:  Graduate Student Paper Award (awarded jointly to D. M. Cwiertny - Ph.D. student) - Environmental Chemistry Division - American Chemical Society
  • 2005:  Student Poster Award (first place; awarded jointly to K. J. Bisceglia - Ph. D. student) - AEESP
  • 2004:  2nd place award in student poster competition (awarded jointly to M. L. Hladik - Ph. D. student) - Agrochemicals Division - American Chemical Society
  • 2004:  Student Poster Award (awarded jointly to M. L. Hladik - Ph. D. student; 1 of 2 granted) - Gordon Research Conference (Environmental Sciences: Water) - Plymouth - NH
  • 2004:  Graduate Student Paper Award (awarded jointly to T. Kohn - Ph.D. student) - Environmental Chemistry Division - American Chemical Society
  • 2003:  Excellence in Review Award - Environmental Science and Technology
Journal Articles
  • Roberts AL (2018).  Quenching and quantifying free chlorine and free bromine using 1,3,5-trimethoxybenzene (TMB).  Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology.  submitted.
  • Lau SS, Abraham SM, Roberts AL (2016).  Chlorination Revisited: Does Cl- Serve as a Catalyst in the Chlorination of Phenols?.  Environmental science & technology.  50(24).
  • Sivey JD, Arey JS, Tentscher PR, Roberts AL (2013).  Reactivity of BrCl, Br2, BrOCl, Br2O, and HOBr toward dimethenamid in solutions of bromide + aqueous free chlorine.  Environmental Science and Technology.  47(3).
  • Sivey JD, Roberts A (2013).  Influence of adsorption and steric effects on mineral-mediated redox transformation rates of neutral dichloroacetamide safeners.  Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society.  245.
  • Sivey JD, Arey JS, Tentscher PR, Roberts A (2013).  Reactivity of BrCl, Br-2, BrOCl, Br2O, and HOBr Toward Dimethenamid in Solutions of Bromide plus Aqueous Free Chlorine.  Environmental Science & Technology.  47(3).  1330-1338.
  • Sivey JD, Arey JS, Tentscher PR, Roberts A (2013).  Reactivity of BrCl, Br-2, BrOCl, Br2O and HOBr Toward Dimethenamid in Solutions of Bromide + Aqueous Free Chlorine (vol 47, pg 1330, 2013).  Environmental Science & Technology.  47(15).  8990.
  • Yu JT, Bisceglia KJ, Bouwer EJ, Roberts AL, Coelhan M (2012).  Determination of pharmaceuticals and antiseptics in water by solid-phase extraction and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry: Analysis via pentafluorobenzylation and stable isotope dilution.  Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.  403(2).
  • Sivey JD, Roberts AL (2012).  Abiotic reduction reactions of dichloroacetamide safeners: Transformations of "inert" agrochemical constituents.  Environmental Science and Technology.  46(4).
  • Sivey JD, Roberts AL (2012).  Assessing the reactivity of free chlorine constituents Cl 2, Cl 2O, and HOCl toward aromatic ethers.  Environmental Science and Technology.  46(4).
  • Sivey JD, Roberts A (2012).  Assessing the Reactivity of Free Chlorine Constituents Cl-2, Cl2O, and HOCl Toward Aromatic Ethers.  Environmental Science & Technology.  46(4).  2141-2147.
  • Sivey JD, Roberts A (2012).  Abiotic Reduction Reactions of Dichloroacetamide Safeners: Transformations of "Inert" Agrochemical Constituents.  Environmental Science & Technology.  46(4).  2187-2195.
  • Sivey JD, Roberts A (2012).  Rediscovery of Cl-2 and Cl2O as potent (and often overlooked) chlorinating agents in solutions of free chlorine.  Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society.  243.
  • Bisceglia KJ, Roberts A, Lippa KA (2012).  A hydrolysis procedure for the analysis of total cocaine residues in wastewater.  Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.  402(3).  1277-1287.
  • Yu JT, Bisceglia KJ, Bouwer E, Roberts A, Coelhan M (2012).  Determination of pharmaceuticals and antiseptics in water by solid-phase extraction and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry: analysis via pentafluorobenzylation and stable isotope dilution.  Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.  403(2).  583-591.
  • Yu JT, Bisceglia KJ, Bouwer E, Roberts A, Coelhan M (2012).  Determination of pharmaceuticals and antiseptics in water by solid-phase extraction and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry: analysis via pentafluorobenzylation and stable isotope dilution.  Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.  403(2).  583-591.
  • Bisceglia KJ, Roberts AL, Lippa KA (2012).  A hydrolysis procedure for the analysis of total cocaine residues in wastewater.  Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.  402(3).
  • Bisceglia KJ, Roberts AL, Schantz MM, Lippa KA (2010).  Quantification of drugs of abuse in municipal wastewater via SPE and direct injection liquid chromatography mass spectrometry.  Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.  398(6).
  • Cwiertny DM, Arnold WA, Kohn T, Rodenburg LA, Roberts AL (2010).  Reactivity of alkyl polyhalides toward granular iron: Development of QSARs and reactivity cross correlations for reductive dehalogenation.  Environmental Science and Technology.  44(20).
  • Sivey JD, McCullough CE, Roberts AL (2010).  Chlorine monoxide (Cl2O) and molecular chlorine (Cl2) as active chlorinating agents in reaction of dimethenamid with aqueous free chlorine.  Environmental Science and Technology.  44(9).
  • White GF, Schermann SM, Bradley J, Roberts A, Greene NP, Berks BC, Thomson AJ (2010).  Subunit organization in the TatA complex of the twin arginine protein translocase: A site-directed EPR spin labeling study.  Journal of Biological Chemistry.  285(4).
  • Bisceglia KJ, Yu JT, Coelhan M, Bouwer EJ, Roberts AL (2010).  Trace determination of pharmaceuticals and other wastewater-derived micropollutants by solid phase extraction and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry.  Journal of Chromatography A.  1217(4).
  • Sivey JD, Roberts A (2010).  Influence of sorption on reactions of dichloroacetamide herbicide safeners with iron oxide-associated Fe(II).  Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society.  239.
  • Bisceglia KJ, Roberts A, Schantz MM, Lippa KA (2010).  Quantification of drugs of abuse in municipal wastewater via SPE and direct injection liquid chromatography mass spectrometry.  Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.  398(6).  2701-2712.
  • Bisceglia KJ, Roberts A, Schantz MM, Lippa KA (2010).  Quantification of drugs of abuse in municipal wastewater via SPE and direct injection liquid chromatography mass spectrometry.  Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.  398.  2701-2712.
  • Sivey JD, Roberts A (2010).  Abiotic reduction of dichloroacetamide safeners: Transformations and fate of "inert" agrochemical ingredients.  Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society.  239.
  • Cwiertny DM, Arnold WA, Kohn T, Rodenburg LA, Roberts A (2010).  Reactivity of Alkyl Polyhalides toward Granular Iron: Development of QSARs and Reactivity Cross Correlations for Reductive Dehalogenation.  Environmental Science & Technology.  44(20).  7928-7936.
  • Bisceglia KJ, Yu JT, Coelhand M, Bouwer E, Roberts A (2010).  Trace determination of pharmaceuticals and other wastewater-derived contaminants by solid phase extraction and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry.  Journal of Chromatography A.  1217.  558-564.
  • Bisceglia KJ, Yu JT, Coelhan M, Bouwer E, Roberts A (2010).  Trace determination of pharmaceuticals and other wastewater-derived micropollutants by solid phase extraction and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry.  Journal of Chromatography a.  1217(4).  558-564.
  • Cwiertny DM, Arnold WA, Kohn T, Rodenburg LA, Roberts A (2010).  Reactivity of alkyl polyhalides toward granular iron: development of QSARs and reactivity cross correlations for reductive dehalogenation..  Environ. Sci. Technol..  44.  7928-7936.
  • Sivey JD, McCollogh CT, Roberts A (2010).  Chlorine monoxide (Cl2O) and molecular chlorine (Cl2) as active chlorinating agents in reaction of dimethenamid with aqueous free chlorine.  Environ. Sci. Technol..  44.  3357-3362.
  • Sivey JD, McCullough CE, Roberts A (2010).  Chlorine monoxide (Cl2O) and molecular chlorine (Cl-2) as active chlorinating agents in reaction of dimethenamid with aqueous free chlorine.  Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society.  240.
  • Coelhan M, Yu JT, Roberts AL (2009).  Presence of the biocide ortho-phenylphenol in canned soft drinks in the United States and Germany.  Food Chemistry.  112(2).
  • Bisceglia KJ, Roberts A, Lippa KA (2009).  ENVR 4-Development of a comprehensive LC/MS/MS method for the detection of cocaine and other illicit drugs in municipal wastewater.  Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society.  238.
  • Coelhan M, Yu JT, Roberts A (2009).  Presence of the biocide ortho-phenylphenol in canned soft drinks in the United States and Germany.  Food Chemistry.  112(2).  515-519.
  • Coelhan M, Yu JT, Roberts A (2009).  Presence of the biocide ortho-phenylphenol in canned soft drinks in the United States and Germany.  Food Chemistry.  112.  515-519.
  • Hladik ML, Bouwer EJ, Roberts AL (2008).  Neutral degradates of chloroacetamide herbicides: Occurrence in drinking water and removal during conventional water treatment.  Water Research.  42(20).
  • Hladik ML, Bouwer EJ, Roberts AL (2008).  Neutral chloroacetamide herbicide degradates and related compounds in Midwestern United States drinking water sources.  Science of the Total Environment.  390(1).
  • Hladik ML, Bouwer E, Roberts A (2008).  Neutral degradates of chloroacetamide herbicides: Occurrence in drinking water and removal during conventional water treatment.  Water Research.  42(20).  4905-4914.
  • Hladik ML, Bouwer E, Roberts A (2008).  Neutral chloroacetamide herbicide degradates and related compounds in Midwestern United States drinking water sources.  Science of the Total Environment.  390(1).  155-165.
  • Elsner M, Cwiertny DM, Chartrand MMG, Lacrampe-Couloume G, Roberts AL, Lollar BS (2007).  Probing oxide surface reactivity with organic contaminants: From kinetic and product studies to stable isotope fractionation.  ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.
  • Elsner M, Cwiertny DM, Roberts AL, Lollar BS (2007).  1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane reactions with OH-, Cr(II), granular iron, and a copper-iron bimetal: Insights from product formation and associated carbon isotope fractionation.  Environmental Science and Technology.  41(11).
  • Cwiertny DM, Bransfield SJ, Roberts AL (2007).  Influence of the oxidizing species on the reactivity of iron-based bimetallic reductants.  Environmental Science and Technology.  41(10).
  • Cwiertny DM, Bransfield SJ, Roberts A (2007).  Influence of the oxidizing species on the reactivity of iron-based bimetallic reductants.  Environmental Science & Technology.  41(10).  3734-3740.
  • Elsner M, Cwiertny DM, Roberts A, Lollar BS (2007).  Response to comment on "1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane reactions with OH-, Cr(II), granular iron, and a copper-iron bimetal: Insights from product formation and associated carhon isotope fractionation".  Environmental Science & Technology.  41(22).  7949-7950.
  • Elsner M, Cwiertny DM, Roberts A, Sherwood Lollar B (2007).  1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane reactions with OH-, Cr(II), granular iron, and a copper-iron bimetal: Insights from product formation and associated carbon isotope fractionation.  Environmental Science & Technology.  41(11).  4111-4117.
  • Elsner M, Cwiertny DM, Chartrand MM, Lacrampe-Couloume G, Roberts A, Lollar BS (2007).  Probing oxide surface reactivity with organic contaminants: From kinetic and product studies to stable isotope fractionation.  Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society.  233.  464.
  • Cwiertny DM, Bransfield SJ, Livi KJT, Fairbrother DH, Roberts AL (2006).  Exploring the influence of granular iron additives on 1,1,1-trichloroethane reduction.  Environmental Science and Technology.  40(21).
  • Kohn T, Roberts AL (2006).  Interspecies competitive effects in reduction of organohalides in Connelly iron columns.  Environmental Engineering Science.  23(5).
  • Coelhan M, Bromig KH, Glas K, Roberts AL (2006).  Determination and levels of the biocide ortho-phenylphenol in canned beers from different countries.  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.  54(16).
  • Kohn T, Arnold WA, Roberts AL (2006).  Reactivity of substituted benzotrichlorides toward granular iron, Cr(II), and an iron(II) porphyrin: A correlation analysis.  Environmental Science and Technology.  40(13).
  • Carlson DL, Than KD, Roberts AL (2006).  Acid- and base-catalyzed hydrolysis of chloroacetamide herbicides.  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.  54(13).
  • Bransfield SJ, Cwiertny DM, Roberts AL, Fairbrother DH (2006).  Influence of copper loading and surface coverage on the reactivity of granular iron toward 1,1,1-trichloroethane.  Environmental Science and Technology.  40(5).
  • Kohn T, Lynn Roberts A (2006).  The effect of silica on the degradation of organohalides in granular iron columns.  Journal of Contaminant Hydrology.  83(1-2).
  • Cwiertny DM, Bransfield SJ, Livi KJ, Fairbrother D, Roberts A (2006).  Exploring the influence of granular iron additives on 1,1,1-trichloroethane reduction.  Environmental Science & Technology.  40(21).  6837-6843.
  • Kohn T, Arnold WA, Roberts A (2006).  Reactivity of organohalides toward granular iron, Cr(II), and an iron(II) porphyrin: A correlation analysis.  Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society.  231.
  • Coelhan M, Bromig K, Glas K, Roberts A (2006).  Determination and levels of the biocide ortho-phenylphenol in canned beers from different countries.  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.  54(16).  5731-5735.
  • Yu J, Bisceglia KJ, Coelhan M, Roberts A, Bouwer E (2006).  Predicting the influence of operating characteristics on pharmaceutical and personal care products removal in wastewater treatment plants.  Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society.  231.
  • Cwiertny DM, Roberts AL (2005).  Exploring the influence of FeO metal additives on the rates of 1,1,1-trichloroethane, cis-dichloroethylene and water reduction by bimetallic reductants.  ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  230.
  • Cwiertny DM, Roberts AL (2005).  Exploring the influence of Fe0 metal additives on the rates of 1,1,1-trichloroethane, cis-dichloroethylene and water reduction by bimetallic reductants.  ACS, Division of Environmental Chemistry - Preprints of Extended Abstracts.  45(2).
  • Hladik ML, Roberts AL, Bouwer EJ (2005).  Removal of neutral chloroacetamide herbicide degradates during simulated unit processes for drinking water treatment.  Water Research.  39(20).
  • Cwiertny DM, Roberts AL (2005).  On the nonlinear relationship between kobs and reductant mass loading in iron batch systems.  Environmental Science and Technology.  39(22).
  • Lippa KA, Roberts AL (2005).  Correlation analyses for bimolecular nucleophilic substitution reactions of chloroacetanilide herbicides and their structural analogs with environmentally relevant nucleophiles.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.  24(10).
  • Hladik ML, Hsiao JJ, Roberts AL (2005).  Are neutral chloroacetamide herbicide degradates of potential environmental concern? Analysis and occurrence in the Upper Chesapeake Bay.  Environmental Science and Technology.  39(17).
  • Kohn T, Livi KJT, Roberts AL, Vikesland PJ (2005).  Longevity of granular iron in groundwater treatment processes: Corrosion product development.  Environmental Science and Technology.  39(8).
  • Kohn T, Roberts AL (2004).  Effect of silica on the degradation of organohalides in granular iron columns.  ACS, Division of Environmental Chemistry - Preprints of Extended Abstracts.  44(2).
  • Cwiertny DM, Roberts AL (2004).  Non-linear influence of iron surface area on the reduction of chlorinated solvents.  ACS, Division of Environmental Chemistry - Preprints of Extended Abstracts.  44(2).
  • Grenier AC, McGuire MM, Fairbrother DH, Roberts AL (2004).  Treatment of vapor-phase organohalides with zero-valent iron and Ni/Fe reductants.  Environmental Engineering Science.  21(4).
  • Cwiertny DM, Bransfield S, Fairbrother DH, Roberts AL (2004).  Effects of catalytic metal identity and loading on the reactivity of iron-based bimetallic reductants toward alkyl and vinyl halides.  ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  227(1).
  • Lippa KA, Demel S, Lau IH, Roberts AL (2004).  Kinetics and Mechanism of the Nucleophilic Displacement Reactions of Chloroacetanilide Herbicides: Investigation of α-Substituent Effects.  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.  52(10).
  • Kohn T, Roberts AL (2004).  Effect of silica on the degradation of organohalides in granular iron columns.  ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  228(1).
  • Kohn T, Kane SR, Fairbrother DH, Roberts AL (2003).  Investigation of the Inhibitory Effect of Silica on the Degradation of 1,1,1-Trichloroethane by Granular Iron.  Environmental Science and Technology.  37(24).
  • Kohn T, Livi KJT, Vikesland PJ, Roberts AL (2003).  Characterization of solution-dependent granular iron surface precipitates and their influence on reactivity toward trichloroethylene.  ACS, Division of Environmental Chemistry - Preprints of Extended Abstracts.  43(1).
  • McGuire MM, Carlson DL, Vikesland PJ, Kohn T, Grenier AC, Langley LA, Roberts AL, Fairbrother DH (2003).  Applications of surface analysis in the environmental sciences: Dehalogenation of chlorocarbons with zero-valent iron and iron-containing mineral surfaces.  Analytica Chimica Acta.  496(1-2).
  • Vikesland PJ, Klausen J, Zimmermann H, Roberts AL, Ball WP (2003).  Longevity of granular iron in groundwater treatment processes: Changes in solute transport properties over time.  Journal of Contaminant Hydrology.  64(1-2).
  • Carlson DL, McGuire MM, Roberts AL, Fairbrother DH (2003).  Influence of surface composition on the kinetics of alachlor reduction by iron pyrite.  Environmental Science and Technology.  37(11).
  • Klausen J, Vikesland PJ, Kohn T, Burris DR, Ball WP, Roberts AL (2003).  Longevity of granular iron in groundwater treatment processes: Solution composition effects on reduction of organohalides and nitroaromatic compounds.  Environmental Science and Technology.  37(6).
  • Hladik ML, Hsiao JJ, Roberts A (2003).  Analysis of neutral chloroacetamide degradates in water via GC/MS..  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  226(1-2).  22.
  • Jay JA, Murray KJ, Gilmour CC, Mason RP, Morel FMM, Roberts AL, Hemond HF (2002).  Mercury methylation by Desulfovibrio desulfuricans ND132 in the presence of polysulfides.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  68(11).
  • Loch AR, Lippa KA, Carlson DL, Chin YP, Traina SJ, Roberts AL (2002).  Nucleophilic aliphatic substitution reactions of propachlor, alachlor, and metolachlor with bisulfide (HS-) and polysulfides (Sn 2-).  Environmental Science and Technology.  36(19).
  • Lippa KA, Roberts AL (2002).  Nucleophilic aromatic substitution reactions of chloroazines with bisulfide (HS-) and polysulfides (Sn 2-).  Environmental Science and Technology.  36(9).
  • Fairbrother H, Roberts A, Bouwer E, Alavi H (2002).  Center for hazardous substances in urban environments.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  224(1-2).  67.
  • Carlson DL, McGuire MM, Fairbrother D, Roberts A (2002).  Dechlorination of the herbicide alachlor on pyrite (001) surfaces.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  224(1-2).  14.
  • Roberts A, Padma TV (2002).  Environmentally significant human pharmaceuticals: A preliminary risk assessment.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  223(1-2).  167.
  • Roberts A, Padma TV, Blumenfeld ML (2002).  Quantifying the pharmaceutical phenytoin in natural waters using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  223(1-2).  151.
  • Carlson DL, Roberts A (2002).  Acid-and base-catalyzed hydrolysis of chloroacetamide herbicides.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  224(1-2).  12.
  • Totten LA, Jans U, Roberts AL (2001).  Alkyl bromides as mechanistic probes of reductive dehalogenation: Reactions of vicinal dibromide stereoisomers with zerovalent metals.  Environmental Science and Technology.  35(11).
  • Totten LA, Roberts AL (2001).  Calculated one- and two-electron reduction potentials and related molecular descriptors for reduction of alkyl and vinyl halides in water.  Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology.  31(2).
  • Vikesland PJ, Klausen J, Zimmermann H, Ball WP, Roberts AL (2000).  Contaminant reduction by Fe(0): evaluation of transport properties and chemical reactivity over time.  ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  40(2).
  • Arnold WA, Roberts AL (2000).  Kinetics of chlorinated ethylene reaction with zero-valent iron in column reactors.  ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  40(2).
  • Arnold WA, Roberts AL (2000).  Inter- and intraspecies competitive effects in reactions of chlorinated ethylenes with zero-valent iron in column reactors.  Environmental Engineering Science.  17(5).
  • Vikesland PJ, Klausen J, Zimmermann H, Ball WP, Roberts AL (2000).  Contaminant reduction by Fe(0): Evaluation of transport properties and chemical reactivity over time.  ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints.  40(2).
  • Lippa KA, Klotz JC, Roberts AL (2000).  Role of polysulfides in effecting transformation of atrazine and cyanazine in natural and moduhd sulfidic waters.  ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints.  40(2).
  • Arnold WA, Roberts AL (2000).  Pathways and kinetics of chlorinated ethylene and chlorinated acetylene reaction with Fe(0) particles.  Environmental Science and Technology.  34(9).
  • Lippa KA, Klotz JC, Roberts AL (2000).  Reactions of chloro-s-triazine agrochemicals with reduced sulfur species in a natural sulfidic water.  ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints.  40(1).
  • Cummings DA, Totten LA, Lectka T, Roberts AL (2000).  Computational methods for predicting heats of formation of halogenated methyl and ethyl radicals.  ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints.  40(1).
  • Arnold WA, Roberts AL (2000).  Kinetics of chlorinated ethylene reaction with zero-valent iron in column reactors.  ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints.  40(1).
  • Lippa KA, Roberts A (2000).  Reactions of chloractamide herbicides with reduced sulfur species in natural sulfidic waters.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  219(1-2).  43.
  • Arnold WA, Roberts A (2000).  Kinetics of chlorinated ethylene reaction with zero-valent iron in column reactors.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  219(1-2).  12.
  • Vikesland PJ, Klausen J, Zimmermann H, Ball W, Roberts A (2000).  Contaminant reduction by Fe(0): Evaluation of transport properties and chemical reactivity over time.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  220(Part 1).  358.
  • Lippa KA, Klotz JC, Roberts A (2000).  Role of polysulfides in effecting atrazine and cyanazine transformation in natural and modified sulfidic water.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  220(Part 1).  327.
  • Lippa KA, Klotz JC, Roberts A (2000).  Reactions of chloro-s-triazine agrochemicals with reduced species in a natural sulfidic water.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  219(1-2).  40.
  • Arnold WA, Ball WP, Roberts AL (1999).  Polychlorinated ethane reaction with zero-valent zinc: Pathways and rate control.  Journal of Contaminant Hydrology.  40(2).
  • Arnold WA, Roberts AL (1999).  Pathways and kinetics of chlorinated ethylene and chlorinated acetylene reaction with Fe(0).  ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints.  39(2).
  • Arnold WA, Roberts A (1999).  Pathways and kinetics of chlorinated ethylene and chlorinated acetylene reaction with Fe(0).  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  218(1-2).  64.
  • Lippa KA, Roberts AL (1998).  Reactions of atrazine with reduced sulfur species and model NOM compounds.  ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints.  38(2).
  • Jans U, Roberts AL (1998).  1,2-dibromo-1,2-diphenylethane ((±)-SBr2): A mechanistic probe of reductive dehalogenation by reduced sulfur species in the presence of electron transfer mediators.  ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints.  38(2).
  • Arnold WA, Lynn Roberts A (1998).  Pathways of chlorinated ethylene and chlorinated acetylene reaction with Zn(O).  Environmental Science and Technology.  32(19).
  • Fennelly JP, Roberts AL (1998).  Reaction of 1,1,1-trichloroethane with zero-valent metals and bimetallic reductants.  Environmental Science and Technology.  32(13).
  • Miller PL, Vasudevan D, Gschwend PM, Roberts AL (1998).  Transformation of hexachloroethane in a sulfidic natural water.  Environmental Science and Technology.  32(9).
  • Jans U, Roberts A (1998).  1,2-Dibromo-1,2-diphenylethane ((+-)-SBr2): A mechanistic probe of reductive dehalogenation by reduced sulfur species in the presence of electron transfer mediators.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  216(1-3).  72.
  • Roberts A, Totten LA (1998).  Alkyl bromides as probes of reductive dehalogenation: 1. Reactions with zero-valent metals.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  216(1-3).  88.
  • Arnold WA, Eykholt GR, Roberts A (1998).  Role of environmental chemistry in designing permeable barriers for containment of chlorinated organic solvents in groundwater.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  216(1-3).  118.
  • Lippa KA, Roberts A (1998).  Reactions of atrazine with reduced sulfur species and model NOM compounds.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  216(1-3).  75.
  • Arnold WA, Roberts AL (1997).  Development of a quantitative model for chlorinated ethylene reduction by zero-valent metals.  ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints.  37(1).
  • Totten LA, Roberts AL (1997).  Kinetics of inner-sphere reduction reactions of polyhalogenated methanes.  ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints.  37(1).
  • Campbell TJ, Burris DR, Roberts AL, Wells JR (1997).  Trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene reduction in a metallic iron- water-vapor batch system.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.  16(4).
  • Arnold WA, Roberts A (1997).  Development of a quantitative model for chlorinated ethylene reduction by zero-valent metals.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  213(1-3).  1.
  • Roberts A, Totten LA (1997).  Kinetics of inner-sphere reduction reactions of polyhalogenated methanes.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  213(1-3).  194.
  • Burris DR, Delcomyn CA, Smith MH, Lynn Roberts A (1996).  Reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene catalyzed by vitamin B12 in homogeneous and heterogeneous systems.  Environmental Science and Technology.  30(10).
  • Roberts AL, Totten LA, Arnold WA, Burris DR, Campbell TJ (1996).  Reductive elimination of chlorinated ethylenes by zero-valent metals.  Environmental Science and Technology.  30(8).
  • Roberts A, Totten LA (1995).  Investigating electron transfer pathways during reductive dehalogenation reactions promoted by zero-valent metals.  Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society.  209(1-2).  131.
  • Roberts AL, M. Gschwend P (1994).  Interaction of abiotic and microbial processes in hexachloroethane reduction in groundwater.  Journal of Contaminant Hydrology.  16(2).
  • Roberts AL, Jeffers PM, Wolfe NL, Gschwend PM (1993).  Structure-reactivity relationships in dehydrohalogenation reactions of polychlorinated and polybrominated alkanes.  Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology.  23(1).
  • Roberts AL, Sanborn PN, Gschwend PM (1992).  Nucleophilic substitution reactions of dihalomethanes with hydrogen sulfide species.  Environmental Science and Technology.  26(11).
  • Roberts AL, Gschwend PM (1991).  Mechanism of Pentachloroethane Dehydrochiorination to Tetrachloroethylene.  Environmental Science and Technology.  25(1).
  • Roberts ALU, Mayo SC, Woolsey NC, Glazer AM, O'Reilly KPJ (1991).  Application of synchrotron anomalous scattering to study the modulated structure of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8.  Solid State Communications.  78(5).
  • "Halogenation of Agrochemicals and Related Organic Compounds During Simulated Drinking Water Treatment: Competition Between Rates of Chlorination and Bromination", National Meeting, American Chemical Society (ACS).  New Orleans Louisiana, United States of America (the).  March 18, 2018
  • "Simultaneous quenching and quantification of free chlorine and free bromine using 1,3,5-trimethoxybenzene (TMB)", Gordon Research Conference, Drinking Water Disinfection Byproducts.  South Hadley Massachusetts, United States of America (the).  August 1, 2017
  • "Chlorination revisited: Does Cl‒ serve as a catalyst in the chlorination of phenols?", 252nd Nat. Meet. Amer. Chem. Soc. (ACS).  Philadelphia, United States of America (the).  August 21, 2016
  • "Chlorination revisited: influence of Cl2 and Cl2O on the kinetics of phenol and chlorophenol reactions", Gordon Research Conference, Drinking Water Disinfection Byproducts.  South Hadley Massachusetts, United States of America (the).  August 9, 2015
  • "Kinetics of dimethenamid reaction with aqueous iodine: role of Cl-", Gordon Research Conference, Drinking Water Disinfection Byproducts.  South Hadley Massachusetts, United States of America (the).  August 9, 2015
  • ""Overlooked" Halogenating Agents: Reexamining Factors Influencing Rates of Organic Compound Halogenation in Aqueous Solution", National Meeting.  San Francisco.  August 12, 2014
  • "Role of Cl2 and Cl2O in the Kinetics of Phenol and Chlorinated Phenol Chlorination", National Meeting.  San Francisco.  August 11, 2014
  • "Influence of Cl2 and Cl2O on the Kinetics of Phenol and Chlorinated Phenol Chlorination", Environmental Sciences: Water.  Holderness NH.  June 24, 2014
  • "Influence of adsorption and steric effects on mineral-mediated redox transformation rates of neutral dichloroacetamide safeners", 245th Nat. Meet. Amer. Chem. Soc. (ACS).  New Orleans Louisiana, United States of America (the).  April 7, 2013
  • "Active species in bromination of dimethenamid", Gordon Research Conference, Drinking Water Disinfection Byproducts.  South Hadley Massachusetts, United States of America (the).  August 8, 2012
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