BI: Environmental Biotechnology, Swette Center for (EB)

Research Output 2005 2019

2016
25 Citations (Scopus)

Critical review of factors governing data quality of integrative samplers employed in environmental water monitoring

Roll, I. B. & Halden, R., May 1 2016, In : Water Research. 94, p. 200-207 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

data quality
sampler
Advection
Sampling
advection
32 Citations (Scopus)

Critical transport rates that limit the performance of microbial electrochemistry technologies

Popat, S. C. & Torres, C., Sep 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 215, p. 265-273 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electrochemistry
Electrochemistry
transport process
Fluxes
electron
4 Citations (Scopus)

Critical Uncertainties and Gaps in the Environmental-and Social-Impact Assessment of the Proposed Interoceanic Canal through Nicaragua

Huete-Perez, J. A., Ortega-Hegg, M., Urquhart, G. R., Covich, A. P., Vammen, K., Rittmann, B., Miranda, J. C., Espinoza-Corriols, S., Acevedo, A., Acosta, M. L., Gómez, J. P., Brett, M. T., Hanemann, W., Härer, A., Incer-Barquero, J., Joyce, F. J., Wesley Lauer, J., Maes, J. M., Tomson, M. B., Meyer, A. & 4 others, Montenegro-Guillen, S., Lindsay Whitlow, W., Schnoor, J. L. & Alvarez, P. J. J., Aug 1 2016, In : BioScience. 66, 8, p. 632-645 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nicaragua
social impact
canals (waterways)
Social Change
Uncertainty
11 Citations (Scopus)

Direct delivery of CO2 into a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor and model development

Xia, S., Xu, X., Zhou, C., Wang, C., Zhou, L. & Rittmann, B., Apr 15 2016, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 290, p. 154-160 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
biofilm
Hydrogen
hydrogen
membrane
8 Citations (Scopus)

Direct membrane-carbonation photobioreactor producing photoautotrophic biomass via carbon dioxide transfer and nutrient removal

Kim, H. W., Cheng, J. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 204, p. 32-37 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photobioreactors
Carbonation
Carbon Dioxide
Nutrients
Carbon dioxide
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Mo/Ce ratio in Mo-Ce-Al catalysts on the hydrogen production by steam reforming of glycerol

Mitran, G., Pavel, O. D., Mieritz, D. G., Seo, D. & Florea, M., 2016, In : Catalysis Science and Technology. 6, 21, p. 7902-7912 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steam reforming
Cerium compounds
Hydrogen production
Glycerol
Hydrogen
11 Citations (Scopus)
Chemostats
chemostat
microbial community
community structure
substrate
7 Citations (Scopus)

Electron partitioning in soluble organic products by wild-type and modified Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Nguyen, B. T. & Rittmann, B., Jul 1 2016, In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 90, p. 237-242 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
partitioning
electrons
light intensity
electron
12 Citations (Scopus)

Equipment-Free Deposition of Graphene-Based Molybdenum Oxide Nanohybrid Langmuir-Blodgett Films for Flexible Electrochromic Panel Application

Zhang, H., Jeon, K. W. & Seo, D., Aug 24 2016, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 8, 33, p. 21539-21544 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molybdenum oxide
Graphite
Langmuir Blodgett films
Graphene
Substrates
2 Citations (Scopus)
Aquaculture
Salmon
Microbial Drug Resistance
Agriculture
Anti-Bacterial Agents
7 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating biochemical methane production from brewer’s spent yeast

Sosa-Hernández, O., Parameswaran, P., Alemán-Nava, G. S., Torres, C. & Parra-Saldívar, R., Jun 8 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
Yeast
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Dilution
Digestion
21 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of the microbial community of the biofilm in a methane-based membrane biofilm reactor reducing multiple electron acceptors

Chen, R., Luo, Y. H., Chen, J. X., Zhang, Y., Wen, L. L., Shi, L. D., Tang, Y., Rittmann, B., Zheng, P. & Zhao, H. P., Feb 3 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
Biofilms
biofilm
perchlorate
microbial community

Fate of Neonicotinoid Pesticides during Wastewater and Wetland Treatment

Sadaria, A. M., Supowit, S. D. & Halden, R., 2016, Assessing Transformation Products of Chemicals by Non-Target and Suspect Screening - Strategies and Workflows, Volume 1. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1241. p. 121-131 11 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1241).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Wetlands
Pesticides
Wastewater treatment
Effluents
Wastewater
3 Citations (Scopus)
Deltaproteobacteria
Axenic Culture
Metals
Genome
558 Citations (Scopus)

Gut Microbiota Regulate Motor Deficits and Neuroinflammation in a Model of Parkinson's Disease

Sampson, T. R., Debelius, J. W., Thron, T., Janssen, S., Shastri, G. G., Ilhan, Z. E., Challis, C., Schretter, C. E., Rocha, S., Gradinaru, V., Chesselet, M. F., Keshavarzian, A., Shannon, K. M., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Wittung-Stafshede, P., Knight, R. & Mazmanian, S. K., Dec 1 2016, In : Cell. 167, 6, p. 1469-1480.e12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synucleins
Parkinson Disease
Microbiota
Bacteria
Neurodegenerative diseases
12 Citations (Scopus)
Selenic Acid
Selenium
Biofilms
Sulfates
Hydrogen
11 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogen production from glycerol steam reforming over molybdena-alumina catalysts

Mitran, G., Pavel, O. D., Florea, M., Mieritz, D. G. & Seo, D., Mar 5 2016, In : Catalysis Communications. 77, p. 83-88 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum Oxide
Steam reforming
Hydrogen production
Glycerol
Alumina
5 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of ammonium on syntrophic organohalide-respiring and fermenting microbial communities

Delgado, A., Fajardo-Williams, D., Kegerreis, K. L., Parameswaran, P. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Mar 1 2016, In : mSphere. 1, 2, e00053-16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ammonium Compounds
Trichloroethylene
Fermentation
Methanol
Lactic Acid
27 Citations (Scopus)

Improving lipid recovery from Scenedesmus wet biomass by surfactant-assisted disruption

Lai, Y. S., Francesco, F. D., Aguinaga, A., Parameswaran, P. & Rittmann, B., 2016, In : Green Chemistry. 18, 5, p. 1319-1326 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface-Active Agents
Lipids
surfactant
Biomass
Surface active agents
4 Citations (Scopus)

Lessons learned from probing for impacts of triclosan and triclocarban on human microbiomes

Halden, R., May 1 2016, In : mSphere. 1, 3, e00089-16.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Triclosan
Microbiota
Cohort Studies
triclocarban
37 Citations (Scopus)
imidacloprid
Wetlands
Insecticides
insecticide
mass balance
15 Citations (Scopus)

Mass balance model for sustainable phosphorus recovery in a US wastewater treatment plant

Venkatesan, A. K., Hamdan, A. H. M., Chavez, V. M., Brown, J. D. & Halden, R., 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 45, 1, p. 84-89 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wastewater treatment
Phosphorus
mass balance
phosphorus
struvite
20 Citations (Scopus)

Mass Balance of Fipronil and Total Toxicity of Fipronil-Related Compounds in Process Streams during Conventional Wastewater and Wetland Treatment

Supowit, S. D., Sadaria, A. M., Reyes, E. J. & Halden, R., Feb 2 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 3, p. 1519-1526 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wetlands
Toxicity
mass balance
Wastewater
wetland
35 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis of ionic liquid literature and toxicology

Heckenbach, M. E., Romero, F. N., Green, M. & Halden, R., May 1 2016, In : Chemosphere. 150, p. 266-274 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
meta-analysis
toxicology
Ionic liquids
Toxicology
4 Citations (Scopus)
Sewage sludge
Impurities
pollutant
modeling
flushing
6 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple synergistic benefits of selective fermentation of Scenedesmus biomass for fuel recovery via wet-biomass extraction

Lai, Y. J. S., McCaw, A., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Shi, Y., Parameswaran, P. & Rittmann, B., Jul 1 2016, In : Algal Research. 17, p. 253-260 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scenedesmus
biofuels
fermentation
biomass
lipids
38 Citations (Scopus)

Nutrients utilization and contaminants removal. A review of two approaches of algae and cyanobacteria in wastewater

Cuellar-Bermudez, S. P., Aleman-Nava, G. S., Chandra, R., Garcia-Perez, J. S., Contreras-Angulo, J. R., Markou, G., Muylaert, K., Rittmann, B. & Parra-Saldivar, R., Apr 13 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Algal Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

algae
nutrient utilization
microalgae
wastewater
Cyanobacteria
5 Citations (Scopus)

Occurrence of N-nitrosamines in U.S. freshwater sediments near wastewater treatment plants

Gushgari, A. J., Halden, R. & Venkatesan, A. K., Jan 18 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Hazardous Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrosamines
freshwater sediment
Waste Water
Fresh Water
Wastewater treatment
44 Citations (Scopus)

Organic Contaminants in Chinese Sewage Sludge: A Meta-Analysis of the Literature of the Past 30 Years

Meng, X. Z., Venkatesan, A. K., Ni, Y. L., Steele, J. C., Wu, L. L., Bignert, A., Bergman, Å. & Halden, R., Jun 7 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 11, p. 5454-5466 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
meta-analysis
Sewage sludge
PAH
sludge
9 Citations (Scopus)

Ozone enhances biodegradability of heavy hydrocarbons in soil

Chen, T., Maldonado, J., Delgado, A., Zuo, Y., Yavuz, B. M., Westerhoff, P., Proctor, A. J., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science. 11, 1, p. 7-17 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ozone
Biodegradability
petroleum hydrocarbon
Hydrocarbons
Petroleum
32 Citations (Scopus)

Palladium Recovery in a H2-Based Membrane Biofilm Reactor: Formation of Pd(0) Nanoparticles through Enzymatic and Autocatalytic Reductions

Zhou, C., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Wang, Z., Maldonado, J., Zhao, H. P., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 5, p. 2546-2555 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

palladium
Palladium
Biofilms
biofilm
Nanoparticles
8 Citations (Scopus)

Photocurrent Generation by Photosynthetic Purple Bacterial Reaction Centers Interfaced with a Porous Antimony-Doped Tin Oxide (ATO) Electrode

Carey, A. M., Zhang, H., Mieritz, D., Volosin, A., Gardiner, A. T., Cogdell, R. J., Yan, H., Seo, D., Lin, S. & Woodbury, N., Sep 28 2016, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 8, 38, p. 25104-25110 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antimony
Tin oxides
Photocurrents
Electrodes
Electrons
1 Citation (Scopus)
Python
Case-control Study
Space-time
Statistics
Clustering
37 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced overpotentials in microbial electrolysis cells through improved design, operation, and electrochemical characterization

Ki, D., Popat, S. C. & Torres, C., Mar 1 2016, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 287, p. 181-188 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regenerative fuel cells
electrokinesis
Cathodes
Anodes
Electric potential
12 Citations (Scopus)

Relieving the fermentation inhibition enables high electron recovery from landfill leachate in a microbial electrolysis cell

Mahmoud, M., Parameswaran, P., Torres, C. & Rittmann, B., 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 8, p. 6658-6664 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemical Water Pollutants
Regenerative fuel cells
Enzyme inhibition
Land fill
Fermentation
19 Citations (Scopus)

Role of self-assembly coated Er3+: YAlO3/TiO2 in intimate coupling of visible-light-responsive photocatalysis and biodegradation reactions

Dong, S., Dong, S., Tian, X., Xu, Z., Ma, D., Cui, B., Ren, N. & Rittmann, B., Jan 25 2016, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 302, p. 386-394 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photocatalysis
Biodegradation
Self assembly
biodegradation
Light
12 Citations (Scopus)

Selective fermentation of carbohydrate and protein fractions of Scenedesmus, and biohydrogenation of its lipid fraction for enhanced recovery of saturated fatty acids

Lai, Y. S., Parameswaran, P., Li, A., Aguinaga, A. & Rittmann, B., Feb 1 2016, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 113, 2, p. 320-329 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scenedesmus
Enhanced recovery
Saturated fatty acids
Carbohydrates
Fermentation
39 Citations (Scopus)

Selenate and Nitrate Bioreductions Using Methane as the Electron Donor in a Membrane Biofilm Reactor

Lai, C. Y., Wen, L. L., Shi, L. D., Zhao, K. K., Wang, Y. Q., Yang, X., Rittmann, B., Zhou, C., Tang, Y., Zheng, P. & Zhao, H. P., Sep 20 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 18, p. 10179-10186 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selenic Acid
selenate
Methane
Biofilms
Nitrates
7 Citations (Scopus)
Volatile Fatty Acids
Fermentation
fermentation
microbial community
Hydrogen
23 Citations (Scopus)

Tailoring Microbial Electrochemical Cells for Production of Hydrogen Peroxide at High Concentrations and Efficiencies

Young, M. N., Links, M. J., Popat, S. C., Rittmann, B. & Torres, C., Dec 8 2016, In : ChemSusChem. 9, 23, p. 3345-3352 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrochemical cells
Peroxides
Hydrogen peroxide
hydrogen peroxide
Hydrogen Peroxide
13 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of pH and buffer concentration on anode biofilms of Thermincola ferriacetica

Lusk, B. G., Parameswaran, P., Popat, S. C., Rittmann, B. & Torres, C., Dec 1 2016, In : Bioelectrochemistry. 112, p. 47-52 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biofilms
Biofilms
Buffers
Anodes
Electrodes
2 Citations (Scopus)

The role of exogenous electron donors for accelerating 2,4,6-trichlorophenol biotransformation and mineralization

Yan, N., Li, R., Xu, H., Li, L., Yang, L., Zhang, Y., Liu, R. & Rittmann, B., Apr 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Biodegradation. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

formic acid
biotransformation
Biotransformation
Dechlorination
dechlorination
18 Citations (Scopus)

The Roles of Biofilm Conductivity and Donor Substrate Kinetics in a Mixed-Culture Biofilm Anode

Lee, H. S., Dhar, B. R., An, J., Rittmann, B., Ryu, H., Santo Domingo, J. W., Ren, H. & Chae, J., Dec 6 2016, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 50, 23, p. 12799-12807 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
biofilm
Anodes
conductivity
substrate
4 Citations (Scopus)

The source of inoculum drives bacterial community structure in Synechocystis sp. PCC6803-based photobioreactors

Zevin, A. S., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Jan 1 2016, In : Algal Research. 13, p. 109-115 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
bacterial communities
restriction fragment length polymorphism
inoculum
community structure
11 Citations (Scopus)

Tissue distribution of organochlorine pesticides in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) from laboratory exposure and a contaminated lake

Dang, V. D., Kroll, K. J., Supowit, S. D., Halden, R. & Denslow, N. D., Mar 23 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Pollution.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dichlorodiphenyl Dichloroethylene
Bass
Tissue Distribution
Lakes
Pesticides
133 Citations (Scopus)

Total Value of Phosphorus Recovery

Mayer, B. K., Baker, L. A., Boyer, T., Drechsel, P., Gifford, M., Hanjra, M. A., Parameswaran, P., Stoltzfus, J., Westerhoff, P. & Rittmann, B., Jul 5 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 13, p. 6606-6620 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphorus
phosphorus
Recovery
Mineral Waters
nonrenewable resource
10 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of heavy, long-chain petroleum-hydrocarbon impacted soils using chemical oxidation

Apul, O. G., Dahlen, P., Delgado, A., Sharif, F. & Westerhoff, P., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States). 142, 12, 04016065.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petroleum
petroleum hydrocarbon
Hydrocarbons
Crude oil
Soils
8 Citations (Scopus)

Unusual Changes in Electronic Band-Edge Energies of the Nanostructured Transparent n-Type Semiconductor Zr-Doped Anatase TiO2 (Ti1-xZrxO2; X <0.3)

Mieritz, D. G., Renaud, A. & Seo, D., Jul 5 2016, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 55, 13, p. 6574-6585 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

n-type semiconductors
anatase
Semiconductor materials
Conduction bands
conduction bands
15 Citations (Scopus)

Using flow cytometry to evaluate thermal extraction of EPS from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Zhou, Y., Nguyen, B. T., Lai, Y. J. S., Zhou, C., Xia, S. & Rittmann, B., Dec 1 2016, In : Algal Research. 20, p. 276-281 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
flow cytometry
nucleic acids
heat
solubilization
2 Citations (Scopus)
Siloxanes
Biogas
Sewage sludge
biogas
activated sludge