BI: Environmental Biotechnology, Swette Center for (EB)

Research Output 2005 2019

2011
22 Citations (Scopus)

Low-level lead exposure and elevations in blood pressure during pregnancy

Wells, E. M., Navas-Acien, A., Herbstman, J. B., Apelberg, B. J., Silbergeld, E. K., Caldwell, K. L., Jones, R. L., Halden, R., Witter, F. R. & Goldman, L. R., May 2011, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 119, 5, p. 664-669 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Pressure
Pregnancy
Benchmarking
Fetal Blood
Umbilicus
4 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular biological methods in environmental engineering

Goel, R., Kotay, S. M., Butler, C. S., Torres, C. & Mahendra, S., 2011, In : Water Environment Research. 83, 10, p. 927-955 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biological method
Environmental engineering
Biofuels
Cloning
Polymerase chain reaction
29 Citations (Scopus)

Nutrient acquisition and limitation for the photoautotrophic growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 as a renewable biomass source

Kim, H. W., Vannela, R., Zhou, C. & Rittmann, B., Feb 2011, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 108, 2, p. 277-285 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Biomass
Nutrients
Light
Cyanobacteria
20 Citations (Scopus)

On the need for a national (U.S.) research program to elucidate the potential risks to human health and the environment posed by contaminants of emerging concern

Novak, P. J., Arnold, W. A., Blazer, V. S., Halden, R., Klaper, R. D., Kolpin, D. W., Kriebel, D., Love, N. G., Martinović-Weigelt, D., Patisaul, H. B., Snyder, S. A., Vom Saal, F. S., Weisbrod, A. V. & Swackhamer, D. L., May 1 2011, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 9, p. 3829-3830 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

research program
Health
Impurities
pollutant
cation exchange capacity
42 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of a sulfide-oxidizing, sulfur-producing membrane biofilm reactor treating sulfide-containing bioreactor effluent

Sahinkaya, E., Hasar, H., Kaksonen, A. H. & Rittmann, B., May 1 2011, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 9, p. 4080-4087 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Sulfides
Bioreactors
Sulfur
bioreactor
57 Citations (Scopus)

Persistence of triclocarban and triclosan in soils after land application of biosolids and bioaccumulation in Eisenia foetida

Higgins, C. P., Paesani, Z. J., Abbott Chalew, T. E., Halden, R. & Hundal, L. S., Mar 2011, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 30, 3, p. 556-563 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triclosan
Biosolids
Oligochaeta
Bioaccumulation
biosolid
66 Citations (Scopus)

Size effects on adsorption of hematite nanoparticles on E. coli cells

Zhang, W., Rittmann, B. & Chen, Y., Mar 15 2011, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 6, p. 2172-2178 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

size effect
hematite
Escherichia coli
Nanoparticles
adsorption
122 Citations (Scopus)

Soluble microbial products and their implications in mixed culture biotechnology

Ni, B. J., Rittmann, B. & Yu, H. Q., Sep 2011, In : Trends in Biotechnology. 29, 9, p. 454-463 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biotechnology
Biomass
Effluents
Membrane fouling
Membranes
35 Citations (Scopus)

Strategies for quantifying C60 fullerenes in environmental and biological samples and implications for studies in environmental health and ecotoxicology

Pycke, B. F. G., Halden, R., Benn, T. M., Westerhoff, P., Herckes, P., Herckes, P. & Halden, R. U., Jan 2011, In : TrAC - Trends in Analytical Chemistry. 30, 1, p. 44-57 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fullerenes
fullerene
ecotoxicology
Health
Consumer products
16 Citations (Scopus)
Biofilms
Water treatment
Wastewater treatment
Membranes
Impurities
17 Citations (Scopus)

The removal of selenate to low ppb levels from flue gas desulfurization brine using the H2-based membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR)

Van Ginkel, S. W., Yang, Z., Kim, B. O., Sholin, M. & Rittmann, B., May 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 10, p. 6360-6364 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selenic Acid
selenate
Biofilms
Desulfurization
Flue gases
18 Citations (Scopus)

Toward identifying the next generation of superfund and hazardous waste site contaminants

Ela, W. P., Sedlak, D. L., Barlaz, M. A., Henry, H. F., Muir, D. C. G., Swackhamer, D. L., Weber, E. J., Arnold, R. G., Ferguson, P. L., Field, J. A., Furlong, E. T., Giesy, J. P., Halden, R., Henry, T., Hites, R. A., Hornbuckle, K. C., Howard, P. H., Luthy, R. G., Meyer, A. K., Sáez, A. E. & 3 others, vom Saal, F. S., Vulpe, C. D. & Wiesner, M. R., Jan 2011, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 119, 1, p. 6-10 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hazardous Waste Sites
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (U.S.)
Research
Education
Poisons
4 Citations (Scopus)

Using carrier surface loading to design heterotrophic denitrification reactors

Tang, Y., Ziv-El, M., Zhou, C., Shin, J. H., Ahn, C. H., Meyer, K., Mcquarrie, J., Candelaria, D., Swaim, P., Scott, R. & Rittmann, B., Mar 2011, In : Journal / American Water Works Association. 103, 3, p. 68-78 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
denitrification
nitrate
Nitrates
hydraulics
13 Citations (Scopus)

Wastewater as a resource: A unique approach to achieving energy sustainability

Sutton, P. M., Rittmann, B., Schraa, O. J., Banaszak, J. E. & Togna, A. P., 2011, In : Water Science and Technology. 63, 9, p. 2004-2009 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainable development
Wastewater
sustainability
wastewater
Flowcharting
5 Citations (Scopus)

Wastewater recycling at an electronics company using a combined system of membrane bioreactor and reverse osmosis membrane processes

Lee, Y. W., Lee, J., Rittmann, B. & Chung, J., Jul 2011, In : Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. 38, 7, p. 762-771 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osmosis membranes
Reverse osmosis
Bioreactors
bioreactor
Recycling
2010
336 Citations (Scopus)

A kinetic perspective on extracellular electron transfer by anode-respiring bacteria

Torres, C., Marcus, A., Lee, H. S., Parameswaran, P., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Jan 2010, In : FEMS Microbiology Reviews. 34, 1, p. 3-17 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrodes
Electrons
Bacteria
Electron Transport
Bioelectric Energy Sources

Algenol: The solution to biofuel production

Pacheco, L. & Rittmann, B., Jul 2010, In : Industrial Bioprocessing. 32, 7, p. 2-3 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Fermentation
Hydrogen
Hydrogen production
Bacteria

Anode potential regulates microbial competition between anode-respiring bacteria and methanogens in the biofilm anode

Lee, H. S. & Rittmann, B., 2010, ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

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

Methanogens
Regenerative fuel cells
Biofilms
Bacteria
Anodes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the contribution of triclosan to dioxin emissions from sludge incineration in the U.S. Using a mathematical model

Doudrick, K. D., Jones, D. B., Kalinowski, T., Hartmann, E. M. & Halden, R., Nov 2 2010, ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1048. p. 469-481 13 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1048).

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

Triclosan
Biosolids
Incineration
Dioxins
Sewage sludge
244 Citations (Scopus)

Biological hydrogen production: Prospects and challenges

Lee, H. S., Vermaas, W. & Rittmann, B., May 2010, In : Trends in Biotechnology. 28, 5, p. 262-271 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regenerative fuel cells
Electrolysis
Hydrogen production
Conversion efficiency
Hydrogen
21 Citations (Scopus)

Bioreduction of nitrate in groundwater using a pilot-scale hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Tang, Y., Ziv-El, M., Zhou, C., Shin, J. H., Ahn, C. H., Meyer, K., Candelaria, D., Friese, D., Overstreet, R., Scott, R. & Rittmann, B., 2010, In : Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering in China. 4, 3, p. 280-285 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biofilm
hydrogen
nitrate
membrane
groundwater
41 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of energy losses in an upflow single-chamber microbial electrolysis cell

Lee, H. S. & Rittmann, B., Feb 2010, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 35, 3, p. 920-927 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regenerative fuel cells
electrolysis
Energy dissipation
energy dissipation
chambers
6 Citations (Scopus)
Fluid Waste Disposal
Endocrine Disruptors
Statistical Data Interpretation
Pharmaceutical Services
endocrine disruptor
2 Citations (Scopus)

Concentrations of hydrophobic organic pollutants in U.S. wastewater treatment plants and in receiving surface waters modeled from EPA Biosolids monitoring data

Weir, A., Moiles, W. E., Brockman, B., Mattick, C. S., McClellan, K., Gerwe, L., Deo, R. P. & Halden, R., Nov 2 2010, ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1048. p. 421-436 16 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1048).

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

Biosolids
Organic pollutants
Environmental Protection Agency
Triclosan
Surface waters
21 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution and determinants of pesticide mixtures in cord serum using principal component analysis

Neta, G., Goldman, L. R., Barr, D., Sjödin, A., Apelberg, B. J., Witter, F. R. & Halden, R., Jul 15 2010, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 44, 14, p. 5641-5648 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Permethrin
DDT
permethrin
Principal Component Analysis
Pesticides
41 Citations (Scopus)
Dechlorination
Biofilms
dechlorination
Sulfates
biofilm
14 Citations (Scopus)
Waste Water
Organic compounds
Wastewater treatment
organic compound
Sorption

Empirical models for predicting the occurrence and concentration of organic chemicals in biosolids

Deo, R. P. & Halden, R., Nov 2 2010, ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1048. p. 385-395 11 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1048).

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

Biosolids
Organic Chemicals
Organic chemicals
Wastewater treatment
Organic compounds
14 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental biotechnology in water and wastewater treatment

Rittmann, B., Apr 2010, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 136, 4, p. 348-353 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biotechnology
Biotechnology
Water treatment
Wastewater treatment
water treatment
28 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the impacts of migration in the biofilm anode using the model PCBIOFILM

Marcus, A., Torres, C. & Rittmann, B., Sep 30 2010, In : Electrochimica Acta. 55, 23, p. 6964-6972 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Anodes
Protons
Bacteria
Electrochemical cells
4 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation on the impacts of predators on biomass components and oxygen uptake in sequencing batch reactor and continuous systems

Ni, B. J., Rittmann, B. & Yu, H. Q., Aug 2010, In : Water Research. 44, 15, p. 4616-4622 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Batch reactors
Biomass
famine
predator
oxygen
13 Citations (Scopus)

Fate of caffeine in the environment and ecotoxicological considerations

Bruton, T., Alboloushi, A., De La Garza, B., Kim, B. O. & Halden, R., Nov 2 2010, ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1048. p. 257-273 17 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1048).

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

Caffeine
Toxicity
Wastewater treatment
Effluents
Aquatic organisms
19 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility of focused-pulsed treated waste activated sludge as a supplemental electron donor for denitrification

Lee, I. S., Parameswaran, P., Alder, J. M. & Rittmann, B., Dec 2010, In : Water Environment Research. 82, 12, p. 2316-2324 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
activated sludge
denitrification
Nitrogen
electron
10 Citations (Scopus)

Fluorinated chemicals and the impacts of anthropogenic use

Adams, D. E. C. & Halden, R., Nov 2 2010, ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1048. p. 539-560 22 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1048).

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

perfluorooctanoic acid
Chlorofluorocarbons
Bioaccumulation
Acids
Organic pollutants
58 Citations (Scopus)

Genome sequence of the dioxin-mineralizing bacterium Sphingomonas wittichii RW1

Miller, T. R., Delcher, A. L., Salzberg, S. L., Saunders, E., Detter, J. C. & Halden, R., Nov 2010, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 192, 22, p. 6101-6102 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sphingomonas
Dioxins
Genome
Bacteria
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons
113 Citations (Scopus)

Global DNA hypomethylation is associated with in utero exposure to cotinine and perfluorinated alkyl compounds

Guerrero-Preston, R., Goldman, L. R., Brebi-Mieville, P., Ili-Gangas, C., LeBron, C., Hernández-Arroyo, M., Witter, F. R., Apelberg, B. J., Roystacher, M., Jaffe, A., Halden, R. & Sidransky, D., Aug 2010, In : Epigenetics. 5, 6, p. 539-546 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cotinine
DNA Methylation
DNA
Serum
DNA Contamination
4 Citations (Scopus)
Burkholderia
Peptide Mapping
Toluene
Biomarkers
Ionization
26 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of wastewater bacteria involved in the degradation of triclocarban and its non-chlorinated congener

Miller, T. R., Colquhoun, D. R. & Halden, R., Nov 2010, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 183, 1-3, p. 766-772 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbanilides
Waste Water
Bacteria
Wastewater
Alcaligenaceae
1 Citation (Scopus)

Impact of point-of-use water softening on sustainable water reclamation: Case study of the greater phoenix area

Daugherty, E. N., Ontiveros-Valencia, A. V., Rice, J. S., Wiest, M. J. & Halden, R., Nov 2 2010, ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1048. p. 497-518 22 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1048).

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

Wastewater reclamation
Salts
Water
Wastewater
Water supply
6 Citations (Scopus)
Biosolids
biosolid
Sewage
Computer Simulation
Screening
34 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated photocatalytic-biological reactor for accelerated phenol mineralization

Zhang, Y., Wang, L. & Rittmann, B., May 2010, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 86, 6, p. 1977-1985 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phenol
Photolysis
Biofilms
Ultraviolet Rays
Ceramics
12 Citations (Scopus)

Integration of H2-based membrane biofilm reactor with RO and NF membranes for removal of chromate and selenate

Chung, J., Rittmann, B., Her, N., Lee, S. H. & Yoon, Y., Mar 2010, In : Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 207, 1-4, p. 29-37 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selenic Acid
Chromates
Nanofiltration membranes
selenate
Osmosis membranes
3 Citations (Scopus)

Introduction to contaminants of emerging concern in the environment: Ecological and human health considerations

Halden, R., Nov 2 2010, ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1048. p. 1-6 6 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1048).

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

Health
Impurities
Biosolids
Textbooks
Health risks
32 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term formation of microbial products in a sequencing batch reactor

Ni, B. J., Rittmann, B., Fang, F., Xu, J. & Yu, H. Q., Jul 2010, In : Water Research. 44, 13, p. 3787-3796 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Batch reactors
Biomass
Sewage
activated sludge
biomass
48 Citations (Scopus)

Microbial community structure during nitrate and perchlorate reduction in ion-exchange brine using the hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR)

Van Ginkel, S. W., Lamendella, R., Kovacik, W. P., Santo Domingo, J. W. & Rittmann, B., May 2010, In : Bioresource Technology. 101, 10, p. 3747-3750 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

perchlorate
Biofilms
Nitrates
brine
biofilm
111 Citations (Scopus)
Biofilms
Hydrogen
Anodes
Electrodes
Methanogens
19 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling predation processes in activated sludge

Ni, B. J., Rittmann, B. & Yu, H. Q., Apr 15 2010, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 105, 6, p. 1021-1030 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewage
Bacteria
Biomass
Calibration
Oxygen
25 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-Species Nitrifying Biofilm Model (MSNBM) including free ammonia and free nitrous acid inhibition and oxygen limitation

Park, S., Bae, W. & Rittmann, B., Apr 15 2010, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 105, 6, p. 1115-1130 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrous Acid
Biofilms
Ammonia
Nitrogen
Oxygen
3 Citations (Scopus)

Novel differential elimination method for determining kinetic coefficients under substrate self-inhibition

Park, S., Rittmann, B. & Bae, W., Apr 2010, In : Biodegradation. 21, 2, p. 203-216 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

substrate
kinetics
Kinetics
Least-Squares Analysis
Substrates
171 Citations (Scopus)

Occurrence and loss over three years of 72 pharmaceuticals and personal care products from biosolids-soil mixtures in outdoor mesocosms

Walters, E., McClellan, K. & Halden, R., Dec 2010, In : Water Research. 44, 20, p. 6011-6020 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
biosolid
Drug products
Soils
soil