BI: Environmental Biotechnology, Swette Center for (EB)

Research Output 2005 2019

2005
29 Citations (Scopus)

Application of the BioClog model for landfill leachate clogging of gravel-packed columns

Cooke, A. J., Rowe, R. K., VanGulck, J. & Rittmann, B., Dec 2005, In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 42, 6, p. 1600-1614 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gravel
Land fill
gravel
Biomass
Volatile fatty acids
57 Citations (Scopus)

Are membrane bioreactors ready for widespread application?

Daigger, G. T., Rittmann, B., Adham, S. & Andreottola, G., Oct 1 2005, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioreactors
bioreactor
membrane
Membranes
Sanitation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Contribution of wastewater to DBP formation

Krasner, S. W., Chinn, R., Guo, Y. C., Hwang, C. J., Pastor, S. J., Sclimenti, M. J., Westerhoff, P., Chen, B., Chowdhury, Z. K., Sinha, S. & Rittmann, B., 2005, AWWA 124th Annual Conference and Exposition: The World's Water Event, ACE 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

disinfection
wastewater
absorbance
drinking water
organic matter

Economical nitrate reduction for contaminated drinking water sources using hydrogenbased membrane biofilm reactor

Wright, W. F., Bowman, R. H., Chung, J. & Rittmann, B., 2005, AWWA 124th Annual Conference and Exposition: The World's Water Event, ACE 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

biofilm
drinking water
hydrogen
nitrate
membrane
20 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetic characterization of Methanobacterium bryantii M.o.H.

Karadagli, F. & Rittmann, B., Jul 1 2005, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 13, p. 4900-4905 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanogens
electron
kinetics
Kinetics
Electrons
26 Citations (Scopus)

Medical bioremediation: Prospects for the application of microbial catabolic diversity to aging and several major age-related diseases

De Grey, A. D. N. J., Alvarez, P. J. J., Brady, R. O., Cuervo, A. M., Jerome, W. G., McCarty, P. L., Nixon, R. A., Rittmann, B. & Sparrow, J. R., Aug 2005, In : Ageing Research Reviews. 4, 3, p. 315-338 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Biodegradation
Bioremediation
Aging of materials
Enzymes
Soil
1 Citation (Scopus)

Monitored natural attenuation panel: The use of modeling to predict MNA and social issues of active remediation versus MNA

Wilson, J. T., Newell, C. J., Seaberg, J., Rittmann, B., Wiedemeier, T. H., Dickson, W. Z. & Haas, P. E., Jan 1 2005, In : Remediation. 15, 3, p. 120-138 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural attenuation
natural attenuation
Remediation
remediation
modeling

Preliminary investigation of generating electricity from wastewater via a single-compartment microbial fuel cell

Marcus, A., Lueptow, R. M. & Rittmann, B., 2005, SAE Technical Papers.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microbial fuel cells
Wastewater
Electricity
Electrodes
Water treatment
28 Citations (Scopus)

The role of syntrophic associations in sustaining anaerobic mineralization of chlorinated organic compounds

Becker, J. G., Berardesco, G., Rittmann, B. & Stahl, D. A., Mar 2005, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 113, 3, p. 310-316 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Benzoates
Organic compounds
organic compound
Aromatic compounds
probe
20 Citations (Scopus)

Total nitrogen removal in an aerobic/anoxic membrane biofilm reactor system

Cowman, J., Torres, C. & Rittmann, B., 2005, In : Water Science and Technology. 52, 7, p. 115-120 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen removal
Biofilms
biofilm
membrane
Membranes
2006
92 Citations (Scopus)

A vista for microbial ecology and environmental biotechnology

Rittmann, B., Hausner, M., Löffler, F., Love, N. G., Muyzer, G., Okabe, S., Oerther, D. B., Peccia, J., Raskin, L. & Wagner, M., Feb 15 2006, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 40, 4, p. 1096-1103 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microbial ecology
Ecology
biotechnology
Biotechnology
environmental quality
39 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-reduction of arsenate using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Chung, J., Li, X. & Rittmann, B., Sep 2006, In : Chemosphere. 65, 1, p. 24-34 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
arsenate
Sulfates
biofilm
Hydrogen
106 Citations (Scopus)

Bioreduction of selenate using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Chung, J., Nerenberg, R. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2006, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 40, 5, p. 1664-1671 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selenic Acid
selenate
Biofilms
biofilm
Hydrogen
89 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-reduction of soluble chromate using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Chung, J., Nerenberg, R. & Rittmann, B., May 2006, In : Water Research. 40, 8, p. 1634-1642 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromates
chromate
Biofilms
biofilm
hydrogen
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comment on "Fermentative hydrogen production with Clostridium butyricum CGS5 isolated from anaerobic sewage sludge"

Lee, H. S., Chung, J. & Rittmann, B., Sep 2006, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 31, 12, p. 1797-1798 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium
sewage
sludge
Sewage sludge
hydrogen production
25 Citations (Scopus)
Selenic Acid
Chromates
Biofilms
Membranes
Impurities
20 Citations (Scopus)

Critical review on the effects of mixed liquor suspended solids on membrane bioreactor operation

Schwarz, A. O., Rittmann, B., Crawford, G. V., Klein, A. M. & Daigger, G. T., 2006, In : Separation Science and Technology. 41, 7, p. 1489-1511 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioreactors
Membranes
Fluxes
Settling tanks
Economics
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of endogenous substrates on adaptation of anaerobic microbial communities to 3-chlorobenzoate

Becker, J. G., Berardesco, G., Rittmann, B. & Stahl, D. A., Jan 2006, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72, 1, p. 449-456 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microbial communities
microbial community
biodegradation
ribosomal RNA
substrate
19 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of prehybridization PCR amplification on microarray detection of nitrifying bacteria in wastewater treatment plant samples

Siripong, S., Kelly, J. J., Stahl, D. A. & Rittmann, B., Sep 2006, In : Environmental Microbiology. 8, 9, p. 1564-1574 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nitrifying bacterium
Nitrobacter
Waste Water
wastewater treatment
probes (equipment)

Impact of wastewater treatment processes on organic carbon, organic nitrogen, and DBP precursors in effluent organic matter

Krasner, S. W., Westerhoff, P., Chen, B., Rittmann, B., Amy, G. & Nam, S. N., 2006, American Water Works Association - Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2006: Taking Water Quality to New Heights. p. 667-691 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nitrification
Disinfection
organic nitrogen
Organic carbon
Wastewater treatment
72 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetics of a hydrogen-oxidizing, perchlorate-reducing bacterium

Nerenberg, R., Kawagoshi, Y. & Rittmann, B., Oct 2006, In : Water Research. 40, 17, p. 3290-3296 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

perchlorate
Bacteria
hydrogen
kinetics
Hydrogen
86 Citations (Scopus)

Microbial ecology to manage processes in environmental biotechnology

Rittmann, B., Jun 2006, In : Trends in Biotechnology. 24, 6, p. 261-266 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecology
Biotechnology
Microbiological Phenomena
Biomass
Ecosystems

Monitored natural attenuation forum: Environmental remediation applications of molecular biological tools—Part II

Rittmann, B. & Simon, J. A., Jan 1 2006, In : Remediation. 16, 3, p. 123-127 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural attenuation
natural attenuation
remediation
Environmental Restoration and Remediation

Optimization of biological treatment of perchlorate and nitrate-laden ion exchange residuals

Badruzzaman, M., Lehman, S. G., Adham, S., Portillo, L., Roberts, D. & Rittmann, B., 2006, American Water Works Association - Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2006: Taking Water Quality to New Heights. p. 3501-3512 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

perchlorate
brine
Nitrates
ion exchange
Ion exchange

The ACCEL model for accelerating the detoxification kinetics of hydrocarbons requiring initial monooxygenation reactions

Dahlen, E. P. & Rittmann, B., Jun 2006, In : Biodegradation. 17, 3, p. 237-250 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Detoxification
Hydrocarbons
detoxification
Phenols
phenol
40 Citations (Scopus)

The membrane biofilm reactor: The natural partnership of membranes and biofilm

Rittmann, B., 2006, In : Water Science and Technology. 53, 3, p. 219-225 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
biofilm
membrane
Membranes
Impurities
2007
11 Citations (Scopus)

A biogeochemical framework for metal detoxification in sulfidic systems

Schwarz, A. O. & Rittmann, B., Dec 2007, In : Biodegradation. 18, 6, p. 675-692 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Detoxification
Sulfides
detoxification
Metals
sulfide
7 Citations (Scopus)

A mathematical model for the kinetics of Methanobacterium bryantii M.o.H. considering hydrogen thresholds

Karadagli, F. & Rittmann, B., Aug 2007, In : Biodegradation. 18, 4, p. 453-464 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanobacterium
Hydrogen
Theoretical Models
hydrogen
Mathematical models
3 Citations (Scopus)

Analytical-modeling analysis of how pore-water gradients of toxic metals confer community resistance

Schwarz, A. O. & Rittmann, B., Jun 2007, In : Advances in Water Resources. 30, 6-7, p. 1562-1570 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

porewater
ligand
metal
modeling
advection
25 Citations (Scopus)

Biodegradation of 2,4,5-trichlorophenol by aerobic microbial communities: Biorecalcitrance, inhibition, and adaptation

Marsolek, M. D., Kirisits, M. J. & Rittmann, B., Jun 2007, In : Biodegradation. 18, 3, p. 351-358 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodegradation
microbial community
biodegradation
Biomass
biomass
33 Citations (Scopus)
Dechlorination
Biofilms
Chloroform
Chlorine compounds
Sulfates
277 Citations (Scopus)

Conduction-based modeling of the biofilm anode of a microbial fuel cell

Marcus, A., Torres, C. & Rittmann, B., Dec 15 2007, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 98, 6, p. 1171-1182 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioelectric Energy Sources
Microbial fuel cells
Biofilms
Anodes
Electrodes
263 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity study of nitrifying bacteria in full-scale municipal wastewater treatment plants

Siripong, S. & Rittmann, B., Mar 2007, In : Water Research. 41, 5, p. 1110-1120 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wastewater reclamation
nitrifying bacterium
Wastewater treatment
Bacteria
Ammonia
13 Citations (Scopus)

Engineering away lysosomal junk: Medical bioremediation

Rittmann, B. & Schloendorn, J., Sep 2007, In : Rejuvenation Research. 10, 3, p. 359-365 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Biodegradation
Atherosclerosis
Enzymes
Nocardia
Foam Cells
41 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental distribution of the trichloroethene reductive dehalogenase gene (tceA) suggests lateral gene transfer among Dehalococcoides

Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Sung, Y., Ritalahti, K. M., Michael Saunders, F. & Löffler, F. E., Jan 2007, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 59, 1, p. 206-214 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Horizontal Gene Transfer
gene transfer
trichloroethylene
DNA Transposable Elements
gene
46 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation for biological reduction of nitrate and perchlorate in brine water using the hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Chung, J., Nerenberg, R. & Rittmann, B., Feb 2007, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 133, 2, p. 157-164 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

perchlorate
Biofilms
Nitrates
brine
biofilm
132 Citations (Scopus)
Enzyme kinetics
Fermentation
Bacteria
Propionates
Anodes
146 Citations (Scopus)

Microbial community structure of ethanol type fermentation in bio-hydrogen production

Ren, N., Xing, D., Rittmann, B., Zhao, L., Xie, T. & Zhao, X., May 2007, In : Environmental Microbiology. 9, 5, p. 1112-1125 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrogen production
Proteobacteria
Fermentation
fermentation
microbial communities
9 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling bio-protection and the gradient-resistance mechanism

Schwarz, A. O. & Rittmann, B., Dec 2007, In : Biodegradation. 18, 6, p. 693-701 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Detoxification
Metals
sulfide
Sulfides
detoxification
2 Citations (Scopus)

Monitored natural attenuation forum: MNA of metals and radionuclides

Rittmann, B., Ford, R. G., Wilkin, R. T., Everett, J. W. & Kennedy, L., Jan 1 2007, In : Remediation. 18, 1, p. 121-129 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural attenuation
natural attenuation
Radioisotopes
radionuclide
metal
83 Citations (Scopus)

Shortcut biological nitrogen removal in hybrid biofilm/suspended growth reactors

Chung, J., Bae, W., Lee, Y. W. & Rittmann, B., Mar 2007, In : Process Biochemistry. 42, 3, p. 320-328 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen removal
Denitrification
Biofilms
Dissolved oxygen
Nitrites
54 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous bio-reduction of nitrate, perchlorate, selenate, chromate, arsenate, and dibromochloropropane using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Chung, J., Rittmann, B., Wright, W. F. & Bowman, R. H., Apr 2007, In : Biodegradation. 18, 2, p. 199-209 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selenic Acid
Chromates
selenate
chromate
perchlorate
26 Citations (Scopus)

Subsurface bio-mediated reduction of higher-valent uranium and plutonium

Reed, D. T., Pepper, S. E., Richmann, M. K., Smith, G., Deo, R. & Rittmann, B., Nov 2007, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 444-445, SPEC. ISS., p. 376-382 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plutonium
Uranium
Algae
Actinoid Series Elements
Actinides
18 Citations (Scopus)

Thermodynamic and kinetic analysis of the H2 threshold for Methanobacterium bryantii M.o.H

Karadagli, F. & Rittmann, B., Aug 2007, In : Biodegradation. 18, 4, p. 439-452 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanobacterium
Thermodynamics
thermodynamics
Methane
kinetics
10 Citations (Scopus)

Where are we with biofilms now? Where are we going?

Rittmann, B., 2007, Water Science and Technology. 8-9 ed. Vol. 55. p. 1-7 7 p. (Water Science and Technology; vol. 55, no. 8-9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

biofilm
microbial ecology
pollutant
sustainability
membrane
2008
71 Citations (Scopus)

Ab initio and in situ comparison of caffeine, triclosan, and triclocarban as indicators of sewage-derived microbes in surface waters

Young, T. A., Heidler, J., Matos-Pérez, C. R., Sapkota, A., Toler, T., Gibson, K. E., Schwab, K. J. & Halden, R., May 1 2008, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 42, 9, p. 3335-3340 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triclosan
Caffeine
Sewage
Surface waters
Wastewater
34 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-reduction of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Chung, J., Ahn, C. H., Chen, Z. & Rittmann, B., Jan 2008, In : Chemosphere. 70, 3, p. 516-520 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimethylnitrosamine
Biofilms
biofilm
Hydrogen
hydrogen
54 Citations (Scopus)

Bioreduction of trichloroethene using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Chung, J., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Jan 15 2008, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 42, 2, p. 477-483 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichloroethylene
Biofilms
trichloroethylene
biofilm
Hydrogen
76 Citations (Scopus)
Biological fuel cells
Carbonates
fuel cell
Anodes
Cathodes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of carrier size on the performance of a three-phase circulating-bed biofilm reactor for removing toluene in gas stream

Sang, B. I., Yoo, E. S., Kim, B. J. & Rittmann, B., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 18, 6, p. 1121-1129 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toluene
Biofilms
Gases
Oxygen
Hydrocarbons