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2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

A systemic thermodynamic analysis of fuel consumption at forward operating bases

Prado, V., Seager, T., Mechtenberg, A. R. & Bennett, E., 2011, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, ISSST 2011. 5936866

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

Fuel consumption
Thermodynamics
Supply chains
Electricity
Personnel

Beneficial reuse of pelletized softening residuals

Liu, Z., He, C., Urban, M., Yee, T. & Fox, P., 2011, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2011.

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

19 Citations (Scopus)

Carbonate mineral precipitation for soil improvement through microbial denitrification

Hamdan, N., Kavazanjian, E., Rittmann, B. & Karatas, I., 2011, Geotechnical Special Publication. 211 GSP ed. p. 3925-3934 10 p.

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

Carbonate minerals
soil improvement
Denitrification
denitrification
Calcium carbonate

Catalytic ozonation using carbon-based catalysts

Barry, M., Doudrick, K. & Westerhoff, P., 2011, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2011. p. 1030-1037 8 p.

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

catalyst
carbon
ozonation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Challenges of detecting bioterrorism agents in complex matrices

Hartmann, E. M. & Halden, R., 2011, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology. p. 149-162 14 p. (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology).

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

Bioterrorism
Biological Warfare Agents
Norovirus
Pathogens
Mass spectrometry
5 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of mechanical behavior of Kevlar 49 fabrics

Zhu, D., Mobasher, B. & Rajan, S., 2011, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series. Vol. 6. p. 377-384 8 p.

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

Poisson ratio
Ballistics
Engines
Propulsion
Fans

Characterization of organics in Arizona surface waters: Size and TEP

Westerhoff, P., Wang, J. & Chiu, C. A., 2011, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2011. p. 908-915 8 p.

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

transparent exopolymer particle
surface water

Characterization of the thermophilic anode-respiring Thermincola ferriacetica

Lusk, B., Popat, S., Parameswaran, P., Rittmann, B. & Torres, C., 2011, ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

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

Anodes
Buffers
Acetates
Current density
Regenerative fuel cells

Design for resilience in coupled industrial-ecological systems: Biofuels industry as a case study

Park, J., Thompson, S. E., Seager, T., Zhao, F., Beigzadeh-Milani, S., Wu, R. & Rao, P. S. C., 2011, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, ISSST 2011. 5936913

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

Biofuels
Risk analysis
Risk management
Industry
Ecological systems
2 Citations (Scopus)

Developing a pedagogy of interactional expertise for sustainability education

Berardy, A., Seager, T. & Selinger, E., 2011, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, ISSST 2011. 5936891

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

Sustainable development
Education
Students
Thermodynamics
Linguistics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effective early planning for pipeline projects

Bingham, E., Gibson, E. & Cho, J., 2011, Pipelines 2011: A Sound Conduit for Sharing Solutions - Proceedings of the Pipelines 2011 Conference. p. 1252-1262 11 p.

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

Pipelines
Planning
infrastructure
Rights of way
Critical infrastructures

Effect of high concentrations of ammonium-N on biofilm anode fed with a fermentable substrate

Parameswaran, P., Torres, C., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., 2011, ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

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

Biofilms
Ammonium Compounds
Anodes
Regenerative fuel cells
Substrates

Emerging technologies, military operations, and national security: Fundamental drivers for development and deployment of radical technologies

Allenby, B., 2011, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, ISSST 2011. 5936871

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

National security
Military operations
History
Technological evolution
Military
9 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental study of dynamic behavior of kevlar 49 single yarn

Zhu, D., Mobasher, B. & Rajan, S., 2011, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series. Vol. 1. p. 147-152 6 p.

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

Yarn
Strain rate
Fibers
Materials properties
Tensile strength

Exploring microbial community in SMEC with two different wastewaters as electron donors

Kang, D. W., Lee, H. S., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., 2011, ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

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

Regenerative fuel cells
Wastewater
Anodes
Acetates
Electrons
3 Citations (Scopus)

Finite element modeling of ballistic impact on Kevlar 49 fabrics

Zhu, D., Mobasher, B. & Rajan, S., 2011, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series. Vol. 1. p. 249-258 10 p.

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

Ballistics
Subroutines
Projectiles
Spatial distribution
Sensitivity analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Geoengineering: A critique

Allenby, B., 2011, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, ISSST 2011. 5936870

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

Climate change
Global warming
Greenhouse gases
Geoengineering
Global climate change

Investigating matrix spike recovery challenges for the Bull Run water source, Portland, Oregon

Rosen, J., Akagi, Y., Richter, A., Westerhoff, P., Chiu, C. A. & Irving, J., 2011, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2011. p. 2091-2105 15 p.

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

matrix
water
5 Citations (Scopus)

Laboratory determination of Soil-Water Characteristic Curves for cracked soil

Abbaszadeh, M. M., Houston, S., Zapata, C., Houston, W., Welfert, B. & Walsh, K., 2011, Unsaturated Soils - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils. Vol. 1. p. 409-415 7 p.

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

soil water characteristic
suction
hydraulic conductivity
soil water
unsaturated hydraulic conductivity

Monitoring DOM removal and transformation during drinking water treatment by 3D fluorescence

Dotson, A., Westerhoff, P., Beggs, K. & Larsen, M., 2011, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2011. p. 1780-1784 5 p.

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

fluorescence
monitoring
drinking water treatment
removal
1 Citation (Scopus)

Non-contacting strain measurement in dynamic tensile testing

Zhu, D., Mobasher, B. & Rajan, S., 2011, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series. Vol. 6. p. 209-216 8 p.

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

Strain measurement
Tensile testing
Dilatometers
Composite materials
Cements
1 Citation (Scopus)

Prescribed pretreatment for limiting constituents in reclaimed water concentrate

He, C., Carpenter, G., Urban, M., Liu, Z., Wang, J. & Westerhoff, P., 2011, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2011. p. 438-457 20 p.

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

brine
calcium
sulfate
total organic carbon
hardness

Rapid synthesis of electrode materials (Li4Ti5O 12 and LiFePO4) for lithium ion batteries through microwave enhanced processing techniques

Cherian, K., Kirksey, M., Kasik, A., Armenta, M., Sun, X. & Dey, S., 2011, Ceramic Transactions. Vol. 224. p. 109-115 7 p. (Ceramic Transactions; vol. 224).

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

Microwaves
Lithium Carbonate
Electrodes
Microwave heating
Processing

Removal of trace organics and engineered nanomaterials in wetland microcosms

Sharif, F. & Westerhoff, P., 2011, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2011. p. 2627-2637 11 p.

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

microcosm
wetland
removal
7 Citations (Scopus)

Rethinking engineering education

Allenby, B., 2011, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, ISSST 2011. 5936869

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

Engineering education
Students
4 Citations (Scopus)

Seismic analysis of a geosynthetic liner system

Arab, M. G., Kavazanjian, E. & Matasovic, N., 2011, Geotechnical Special Publication. 211 GSP ed. p. 1981-1990 10 p.

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

geosynthetics
liner
Land fill
landfill
geometry

Silica diatom nanopore membranes combined with silicon MEMS

Goryll, M., Wang, X., Ramakrishnan, S., Lin, K. C., Rege, K., Dey, S. & Ramakrishna, B. L., 2011, IMAPS International Conference and Exhibition on Device Packaging - In Conjunction with the Global Business Council, GBC 2011 Spring Conference. p. 74-76 3 p.

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

Nanopores
Silicon
Silicon Dioxide
MEMS
Silica

Simplified reliability-based geotechnical investigation and design of transmission lines

Heim, Z., Kandaris, P. & Houston, S., 2011, Geotechnical Special Publication. 211 GSP ed. p. 2968-2977 10 p.

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

Electric lines
Soils
cost
Costs
savings
1 Citation (Scopus)

Simulated shrinkage cracking in the presence of alkali resistant glass fibers

Bakhshi, M. & Mobasher, B., 2011, American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication. 280 SP ed. p. 36-48 13 p.

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

Alkalies
Glass fibers
Cracks
Evaporation
Concretes
6 Citations (Scopus)

Simulator of activities, greenhouse emissions, networks, and travel (SimAGENT) in Southern California: Design, implementation, preliminary findings, and integration plans

Goulias, K. G., Bhat, C. R., Pendyala, R., Chen, Y., Paleti, R., Konduri, K. C., Huang, G. & Hu, H. H., 2011, 2011 IEEE Forum on Integrated and Sustainable Transportation Systems, FISTS 2011. p. 164-169 6 p. 5973624

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

Greenhouses
Simulators
travel
Airports
Trucks

Size exclusion chromatography for the characterization of dissolved organic fractions across drinking water unit processes

Chiu, C. A. & Westerhoff, P., 2011, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2011.

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

chromatography
drinking water
dissolved organic matter
disinfection
activated carbon

Solar photolysis of carbonaceous and nitrogenous disinfection byproducts

Lee, W., Westerhoff, P., Chen, B., Lee, H. D. & Choi, J. S., 2011, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2011. p. 2508-2515 8 p.

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

halogen
photolysis
disinfection
kinetics
functional group
2 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal and mechanical characterization of contiguous wall systems for energy efficient low cost housing

Mobasher, B., Minor, G., Zenouzi, M. & Salvador, J. L., 2011, ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES 2011. PARTS A, B, AND C ed. p. 1909-1915 7 p.

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

Roofs
Ductility
Reinforcement
Composite materials
Costs

The use of Bacteroides specific molecular markers to identify sources of fecal contamination in natural waters

Abbaszadegan, M., Kabiri, L., Alum, A., Rock, C. & McLain, J. E. T., 2011, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2011. p. 702-714 13 p.

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

fish
feces
water
assay
surface water
17 Citations (Scopus)

Towards prospective life cycle assessment: Single wall carbon nanotubes for lithium-ion batteries

Wender, B. A. & Seager, T., 2011, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, ISSST 2011. 5936889

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

Life cycle
Carbon nanotubes
Nanotechnology
Nanostructured materials
Environmental impact

Ultra-low energy Army installations

Kim, B., Prado, V., Seager, T., Mechtenberg, A. R. & Bennett, E., 2011, ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2011. Vol. 1. p. 729-736 8 p.

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

Fuel consumption
Energy conservation
District heating
Solar energy
Supply chains

Use of optical sensors for monitoring environmental quality and energy production

Fraser, M., 2011, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers.

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

environmental quality
Optical sensors
optical measuring instruments
contaminants
Benzene

Use of optical sensors for monitoring environmental quality and energy production

Fraser, M., 2011, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers.

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

environmental quality
Optical sensors
optical measuring instruments
contaminants
Benzene
3 Citations (Scopus)

Using non-cooperative games to simulate ethical tensions in climate policy negotiations

Spierre, S. G., Seager, T., Selinger, E. & Sadowski, J., 2011, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, ISSST 2011. 5936882

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

Climate change
Sustainable development
Students
Game theory
Teaching
2010

Ab initio and experimental studies of VOC interactions with ionic liquid (C4mimCl) surfaces

Gao, T. & Andino, J., 2010, Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Association's Annual Conference and Exhibition, AWMA. Vol. 4. p. 3392-3407 16 p.

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

Volatile organic compounds
Ionic liquids
volatile organic compound
alcohol
Alcohols

A multi-Scale investigation of the mechanical behavior of durable sisal fiber cement composites

De Andrade Silva, F., Toledo Filho, R. D., Mobasher, B. & Chawla, N., 2010, 65th ABM International Congress, 18th IFHTSE Congress and 1st TMS/ABM International Materials Congress 2010. Vol. 6. p. 5162-5171 10 p.

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

Cements
Fibers
Composite materials
Image resolution
Crack initiation

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

A stop-light approach to flood warning of potential water quality impacts

Westerhoff, P., 2010, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2010. p. 3417-3462 46 p.

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

water quality
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
6 Citations (Scopus)

Design and construction aspects of steel fiber-reinforced concrete elevated slabs

Mobasher, B. & Destrée, X., 2010, American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication. 274 SP ed. p. 95-107 13 p.

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

Steel fibers
Concrete slabs
Piles
Reinforced concrete
Soil structure interactions

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
5 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental study of dynamic behavior of Kevlar 49 single yarn

Zhu, D., Mobasher, B. & Rajan, S., 2010, Society for Experimental Mechanics - SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics 2010. Vol. 1. p. 542-547 6 p.

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

Yarn
Strain rate
Fibers
Materials properties
Tensile strength
11 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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Finite element evaluation of deep-seated swell

Walsh, K. D., Houston, S., Houston, W. N. & Harraz, A. M., 2010, Unsaturated Soils: Theoretical and Numerical Advances in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics - Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils. p. 731-736 6 p.

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

swell
wetting
soil
soil surface
modeling