Kenya Crosson

Contact Information

  • Email: Kenya Crosson
  • Phone: 937-229-3847
  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 424A

Kenya Crosson

Associate Professor; Joint Appointment with Bioengineering Graduate Program

  • Full-Time Faculty


Selected Publications

  • Bickford, E.S., J. Clemons, M.M. Escallón, K. Goins, Z. Lu, J. Miyawaki, W. Pan, R. Rangel-Méndez, B. Senger, Y. Zhang, and L.R. Radovic. 2004. On the adsorption affinity coefficient of carbon dioxide in microporous carbons. Letter to the Editor. Carbon 42: 1867-1871.
  • Frazier, S.W., K.O. Nowack, K.M. Goins, F.S. Cannon, L.A. Kaplan, and P.G. Hatcher. 2003. Characterization of organic matter from natural waters using tetramethylammonium hydroxide thermochemolysis GC-MS. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 70: 99-128.
Selected Patents
  • Cannon, F.S., K.O. Nowack, D.W. Mazyck, K.M. Goins, and B.C. Moore. Method of heat treating carbonaceous material to enhance its adsorption of taste-and-odor-causing and other organic compounds from water. U.S. Patent 7,202,195. April 10, 2007.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Civil Engineering
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Lab
  • Physical and Chemical Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes
  • Engineering Innovation


  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2005
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2000
  • B.S., Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, 1998

Professional Activities

  • American Water Works Association
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers

Research Interests

  • Characterization of water quality and aquatic natural organic matter
  • Environmental nanoscience
  • Interdependence of energy and water
  • Physical and chemical drinking water treatment processes