BI: Environmental Biotechnology, Swette Center for (EB)

Research Output 2005 2019

2018
13 Citations (Scopus)

Geobacter dominates the inner layers of a stratified biofilm on a fluidized anode during brewery wastewater treatment

Tejedor-Sanz, S., Fernández-Labrador, P., Hart, S., Torres, C. & Esteve-Núñez, A., Mar 6 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, MAR, 378.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geobacter
Biofilms
Waste Water
Electrodes
Bed Rest
1 Citation (Scopus)

Growth kinetics and mathematical modeling of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 under flashing light

Straka, L. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Growth kinetics
Light
Growth
Photobioreactors
13 Citations (Scopus)

How Microbial Aggregates Protect against Nanoparticle Toxicity

Tang, J., Wu, Y., Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Sørensen, S. J. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Trends in Biotechnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoparticles
Toxicity
Microorganisms
Poisons
Ecosystem
8 Citations (Scopus)

Hypoxic methane oxidation coupled to denitrification in a membrane biofilm

Alrashed, W., Lee, J., Park, J., Rittmann, B., Tang, Y., Neufeld, J. D. & Lee, H. S., Sep 15 2018, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 348, p. 745-753 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Methane
Biofilms
biofilm
denitrification
1 Citation (Scopus)

Impacts of moisture content during ozonation of soils containing residual petroleum

Chen, T., Yavuz, B. M., Delgado, A., Montoya, G., Winkle, D. V., Zuo, Y., Kamath, R., Westerhoff, P., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Feb 15 2018, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 344, p. 1101-1108 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ozonization
residual soil
Petroleum
petroleum hydrocarbon
Hydrocarbons
5 Citations (Scopus)

Light-dependent kinetic model for microalgae experiencing photoacclimation, photodamage, and photodamage repair

Straka, L. & Rittmann, B., Apr 1 2018, In : Algal Research. 31, p. 232-238 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microalgae
photosystem II
light intensity
kinetics
photosystem I
4 Citations (Scopus)

Low-cost optical sensor to automatically monitor and control biomass concentration in microalgal cultivation

Nguyen, B. T. & Rittmann, B., Jun 1 2018, In : Algal Research. 32, p. 101-106 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sensors (equipment)
monitoring
biomass
feedstocks
microalgae
9 Citations (Scopus)

Managing Diffuse Phosphorus at the Source versus at the Sink

MacIntosh, K. A., Mayer, B. K., McDowell, R. W., Powers, S. M., Baker, L. A., Boyer, T. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphorus
phosphorus
Agriculture
Water quality
Decision making
3 Citations (Scopus)

Managing microbial communities in membrane biofilm reactors

Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Zhou, C., Zhao, H. P., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Tang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Membranes
Electrons
Gases
Selenic Acid
3 Citations (Scopus)

Optical fiber-mediated photosynthesis for enhanced subsurface oxygen delivery

Lanzarini-Lopes, M., Delgado, A., Guo, Y., Dahlen, P. & Westerhoff, P., Mar 1 2018, In : Chemosphere. 195, p. 742-748 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical Fibers
Photosynthesis
Dissolved oxygen
Optical fibers
photosynthesis
11 Citations (Scopus)

PH Dependency in Anode Biofilms of Thermincola ferriacetica Suggests a Proton-Dependent Electrochemical Response

Lusk, B. G., Peraza, I., Albal, G., Marcus, A., Popat, S. C. & Torres, C., Apr 25 2018, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 140, 16, p. 5527-5534 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Protons
Anodes
Electrodes
Bacteria
1 Citation (Scopus)

pH-dependent speciation and hydrogen (H2) control U(VI) respiration by Desulfovibrio vulgaris

Kushwaha, S., Marcus, A. & Rittmann, B., Jun 1 2018, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 115, 6, p. 1465-1474 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Desulfovibrio vulgaris
Hydrogen
Respiration
Electrons
Sulfates
6 Citations (Scopus)

Photocatalytic-induced electron transfer via anode-respiring bacteria (ARB) at an anode that intimately couples ARB and a TiO2 photocatalyst

Zhou, D., Dong, S., Ki, D. & Rittmann, B., Apr 15 2018, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 338, p. 745-751 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photocatalysts
Bacteria
Anodes
electron
bacterium
12 Citations (Scopus)

Polyamide thin-film nanocomposite membranes with graphene oxide nanosheets: Balancing membrane performance and fouling propensity

Inurria, A., Cay-Durgun, P., Rice, D., Zhang, H., Seo, D., Thomas, M. & Perreault, F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Desalination.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Nanosheets
Nylons
Fouling
Polyamides
2 Citations (Scopus)

Quantification of heterotrophic bacteria during the growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 using fluorescence activated cell sorting and microscopy

Zhou, Y., Eustance, E., Straka, L., Lai, Y. J. S., Xia, S. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2018, In : Algal Research. 30, p. 94-100 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
flow cytometry
microscopy
Synechocystis
bacteria
21 Citations (Scopus)

Roles of an easily biodegradable co-substrate in enhancing tetracycline treatment in an intimately coupled photocatalytic-biological reactor

Xiong, H., Dong, S., Zhang, J., Zhou, D. & Rittmann, B., Jun 1 2018, In : Water Research. 136, p. 75-83 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photocatalysis
biodegradation
mineralization
substrate
Biodegradation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Simultaneous anaerobic and aerobic transformations of nitrobenzene

Cao, L., Zhang, C., Zou, S., Zhu, G., Li, N., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Nov 15 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 226, p. 264-269 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrobenzene
biodegradation
Aniline
Biodegradation
bioreactor
1 Citation (Scopus)

Superior ion release properties and antibacterial efficacy of nanostructured zeolites ion-exchanged with zinc, copper, and iron

Chen, S., Popovich, J., Zhang, W., Ganser, C., Haydel, S. & Seo, D., Jan 1 2018, In : RSC Advances. 8, 66, p. 37949-37957 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
Zinc
Copper
Iron
Ions

Thickness-dependent bioelectrochemical and energy applications of thickness-controlled meso-macroporous antimony-doped tin oxide

Mieritz, D., Liang, R., Zhang, H., Carey, A. M., Chen, S., Volosin, A., Lin, S., Woodbury, N. & Seo, D., Apr 1 2018, In : Coatings. 8, 4, 128.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antimony
antimony
Tin oxides
tin oxides
coatings

Tracking personal health-environment interaction with novel mobile sensing devices

Deng, Y., Liu, N. Y., Tsow, F., Xian, X., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Tao, N. & Forzani, E., Aug 14 2018, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 18, 8, 2670.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Basal Metabolism
Volatile Organic Compounds
Volatile organic compounds
volatile organic compounds
health
2017

A biologically-inspired electro-chemical reference electrode

Ren, H., Torres, C., Zhang, Z. & Chae, J., Feb 23 2017, 2017 IEEE 30th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, MEMS 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 354-357 4 p. 7863414

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

Electrodes
electrodes
Electrons
bacteria
electrons
41 Citations (Scopus)

Advanced nutrient removal from surface water by a consortium of attached microalgae and bacteria: A review

Liu, J., Wu, Y., Wu, C., Muylaert, K., Vyverman, W., Yu, H. Q., Muñoz, R. & Rittmann, B., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Bioresource Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface waters
Nutrients
Bacteria
surface water
bacterium
6 Citations (Scopus)

A highly stable and scalable photosynthetic reaction center-graphene hybrid electrode system for biomimetic solar energy transduction

Zhang, H., Carey, A. M., Jeon, K. W., Liu, M., Murrell, T. D., Locsin, J., Lin, S., Yan, H., Woodbury, N. & Seo, D., 2017, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 5, 13, p. 6038-6041 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
Graphite
Biomimetics
Solar energy
Graphene
16 Citations (Scopus)

Anaerobic oxidation of methane coupled with extracellular electron transfer to electrodes /631/61/168 /631/326/2522 /14/32 article

Gao, Y., Lee, J., Neufeld, J. D., Park, J., Rittmann, B. & Lee, H. S., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 5099.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
Electrodes
Electrons
Geobacter
Methanobacterium
7 Citations (Scopus)
Regenerative fuel cells
Ammonia
Fermentation
Methanogens
fermentation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of sequential with intimate coupling of photolysis and biodegradation for benzotriazole

Shan, S., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y., Hui, L., Shi, W., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Dec 1 2017, In : Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering. 11, 6, 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

photolysis
biodegradation
formic acid
acid
electron
3 Citations (Scopus)

Competition for electrons between pyridine and quinoline during their simultaneous biodegradation

Xu, H., Sun, W., Yan, N., Li, D., Wang, X., Yu, T., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Sep 18 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxygenation
oxygenation
Biodegradation
biodegradation
Electrons
10 Citations (Scopus)

Competition for electrons between reductive dechlorination and denitrification

Cao, L., Sun, W., Zhang, Y., Feng, S., Dong, J., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Dec 1 2017, In : Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering. 11, 6, 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dechlorination
denitrification
nitrate
electron
nitrite
41 Citations (Scopus)

Complete nitrogen removal by simultaneous nitrification and denitrification in flat-panel air-cathode microbial fuel cells treating domestic wastewater

Park, Y., Park, S., Nguyen, V. K., Yu, J., Torres, C., Rittmann, B. & Lee, T., May 15 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 316, p. 673-679 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbial fuel cells
Nitrogen removal
Nitrification
Denitrification
fuel cell
4 Citations (Scopus)

Coupling Bioflocculation of Dehalococcoides mccartyi to High-Rate Reductive Dehalogenation of Chlorinated Ethenes

Delgado, A., Fajardo-Williams, D., Bondank, E., Esquivel-Elizondo, S. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Oct 3 2017, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 51, 19, p. 11297-11307 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dehalogenation
Bioreactors
bioreactor
ethylene
Trichloroethylene
17 Citations (Scopus)

Coupling of Pd nanoparticles and denitrifying biofilm promotes H2-based nitrate removal with greater selectivity towards N2

Zhou, C., Wang, Z., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Long, M., Lai, C. Y., Zhao, H. P., Xia, S. & Rittmann, B., Jun 5 2017, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 206, p. 461-470 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Nitrates
biofilm
nitrate
Nanoparticles
26 Citations (Scopus)

Distinctive microbiomes and metabolites linked with weight loss after gastric bypass, but not gastric banding

Ilhan, Z. E., Dibaise, J. K., Isern, N. G., Hoyt, D. W., Marcus, A., Kang, D. W., Crowell, M. D., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Sep 1 2017, In : ISME Journal. 11, 9, p. 2047-2058 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bariatric surgery
Gastric Bypass
Microbiota
bypass
Weight Loss
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of permeate recycling and light intensity on growth kinetics of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Hwang, J. H. & Rittmann, B., Nov 1 2017, In : Algal Research. 27, p. 170-176 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
permeates
recycling
light intensity
kinetics
3 Citations (Scopus)
Electrochemical Techniques
Biofilms
Ammonium Compounds
Anodes
Electrodes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced dimethyl phthalate biodegradation by accelerating phthalic acid di-oxygenation

Tang, Y., Zhang, Y., Jiang, L., Yang, C. & Rittmann, B., Aug 23 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Biodegradation. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxygenation
oxygenation
phthalate
Biodegradation
biodegradation
32 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing anaerobic digestion of food waste through biochemical methane potential assays at different substrate: Inoculum ratios

Hobbs, S. R., Landis, A. E., Rittmann, B., Young, M. N. & Parameswaran, P., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Waste Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

methane
assay
substrate
food
chemical oxygen demand
15 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing biodegradation of C16-alkyl quaternary ammonium compounds using an oxygen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Lai, Y. J. S., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Ilhan, Z. E., Zhou, Y., Miranda, E., Maldonado, J., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Oct 15 2017, In : Water Research. 123, p. 825-833 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ammonium compounds
ammonium compound
Biofilms
Biodegradation
biofilm
50 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing degradation and mineralization of tetracycline using intimately coupled photocatalysis and biodegradation (ICPB)

Xiong, H., Zou, D., Zhou, D., Dong, S., Wang, J. & Rittmann, B., May 15 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 316, p. 7-14 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photocatalysis
Biodegradation
Tetracycline
biofilm
biodegradation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing denitrification using a novel in situ membrane biofilm reactor (isMBfR)

Wu, Y., Li, Y., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Ordaz-Díaz, L., Liu, J., Zhou, C. & Rittmann, B., Aug 1 2017, In : Water Research. 119, p. 234-241 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Biofilms
Chemical oxygen demand
biofilm
denitrification
2 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing Photocurrent Generation in Photosynthetic Reaction Center-Based Photoelectrochemical Cells with Biomimetic DNA Antenna

Carey, A. M., Zhang, H., Liu, M., Sharaf, D., Akram, N., Yan, H., Lin, S., Woodbury, N. & Seo, D., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : ChemSusChem.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
Photoelectrochemical cells
Biomimetics
Photocurrents
Energy transfer
7 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of microbial communities growing with carbon monoxide, hydrogen, and carbon dioxide

Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Delgado, A. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Jun 1 2017, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 93, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
Carbon Dioxide
carbon monoxide
microbial community
Hydrogen
26 Citations (Scopus)

From biofilm ecology to reactors: A focused review

Boltz, J. P., Smets, B. F., Rittmann, B., Van Loosdrecht, M. C. M., Morgenroth, E. & Daigger, G. T., Apr 1 2017, In : Water Science and Technology. 75, 8, p. 1753-1760 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Ecology
biofilm
ecology
reactor
17 Citations (Scopus)

H2O2 Production in Microbial Electrochemical Cells Fed with Primary Sludge

Ki, D., Popat, S. C., Rittmann, B. & Torres, C., Jun 6 2017, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 51, 11, p. 6139-6145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrochemical cells
Peroxides
electrokinesis
Anodes
sludge
2 Citations (Scopus)

Highly selective solid acid catalyst H1-xTi2(PO4)3-x(SO4)x for non-oxidative dehydrogenation of methanol and ethanol

Mitran, G., Mieritz, D. G. & Seo, D., Mar 22 2017, In : Catalysts. 7, 3, 95.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dehydrogenation
dehydrogenation
Methanol
Ethanol
ethyl alcohol
9 Citations (Scopus)

How myristyltrimethylammonium bromide enhances biomass harvesting and pigments extraction from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Zhou, Y., Lai, Y. J. S., Eustance, E., Straka, L., Zhou, C., Xia, S. & Rittmann, B., Dec 1 2017, In : Water Research. 126, p. 189-196 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bromide
Pigments
pigment
Biomass
biomass
2 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrotalcites with vanadium, effective catalysts for steam reforming of toluene

Mitran, G., Mieritz, D. G. & Seo, D., Aug 24 2017, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 42, 34, p. 21732-21740 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steam reforming
steam
Vanadium
vanadium
Toluene
5 Citations (Scopus)
Partial Pressure
Carbon Monoxide
Fatty acids
Carbon monoxide
Partial pressure
2 Citations (Scopus)

Industrial selenium pollution: Sources and biological treatment technologies

Staicu, L. C., Van Hullebusch, E. D., Rittmann, B. & Lens, P. N. L., Sep 2 2017, Bioremediation of Selenium Contaminated Wastewater. Springer International Publishing, p. 75-101 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Selenium
pollutant source
selenium
Bioreactors
Pollution
8 Citations (Scopus)

Interpreting Interactions between Ozone and Residual Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil

Chen, T., Delgado, A., Yavuz, B. M., Maldonado, J., Zuo, Y., Kamath, R., Westerhoff, P., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Jan 3 2017, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 51, 1, p. 506-513 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ozone
Petroleum
petroleum hydrocarbon
Hydrocarbons
ozone
16 Citations (Scopus)

Intimate coupling of an N-doped TiO2 photocatalyst and anode respiring bacteria for enhancing 4-chlorophenol degradation and current generation

Zhou, D., Dong, S., Shi, J., Cui, X., Ki, D., Torres, C. & Rittmann, B., Jun 1 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 317, p. 882-889 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chlorophenol
Photocatalysts
biofilm
Bacteria
Anodes