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Land use
Topography
Power plants
Electricity
Decision making

Catalytic Converters for Water Treatment

Heck, K. N., GARCIA SEGURA, S., Westerhoff, P. & Wong, M. S., Apr 16 2019, In : Accounts of Chemical Research. 52, 4, p. 906-915 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catalytic converters
Water treatment
Water
Catalysts
Impurities

Copper release and transformation following natural weathering of nano-enabled pressure-treated lumber

Lankone, R. S., Challis, K., Pourzahedi, L., Durkin, D. P., Bi, Y., Wang, Y., Garland, M. A., Brown, F., Hristovski, K., Tanguay, R. L., Westerhoff, P., Lowry, G., Gilbertson, L. M., Ranville, J. & Fairbrother, D. H., Jun 10 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 668, p. 234-244 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lumber
Weathering
Copper
weathering
copper

Effects of pH, soluble organic materials, and hydraulic loading rates on orthophosphate recovery from organic wastes using ion exchange

Li, M., Liu, J., Zhou, Q., Gifford, M. & Westerhoff, P., Apr 20 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 217, p. 127-133 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

orthophosphate
ion exchange
Ion exchange
Hydraulics
hydraulics
microplate
Photocatalysts
Nanostructures
Throughput
Coloring Agents

Integrated Assessment of Wastewater Reuse, Exposure Risk, and Fish Endocrine Disruption in the Shenandoah River Watershed

Barber, L. B., Rapp, J. L., Kandel, C., Keefe, S. H., Rice, J., Westerhoff, P., Bertolatus, D. W. & Vajda, A. M., Apr 2 2019, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 53, 7, p. 3429-3440 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Watersheds
Wastewater treatment
Fish
Vitellogenins
Wastewater

Lower molecular weight fractions of PolyDADMAC coagulants disproportionately contribute to N-nitrosodimethylamine formation during water treatment

An, D., Chen, Y., Gu, B., Westerhoff, P., Hanigan, D., Herckes, P., Fischer, N., Donovan, S., Croue, J. P. & Atkinson, A., Mar 1 2019, In : Water Research. 150, p. 466-472 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

formation water
Water treatment
water treatment
Molecular weight
chloride

"Nanoblocks": A Playful Method to Learn about Nanotechnology-Enabled Water and Air Treatment

Mulchandani, A., Atkinson, A. J., GARCIA SEGURA, S. & Westerhoff, P., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Chemical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nanotechnology
pollutant
Nanotechnology
air
Students

Nanobubble Technologies Offer Opportunities to Improve Water Treatment

Atkinson, A. J., Apul, O. G., Schneider, O., GARCIA SEGURA, S. & Westerhoff, P., Jan 1 2019, In : Accounts of Chemical Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water treatment
Water
Wastewater
Purification
Gases

TiO 2 -carbon nanoporous composites prepared via ZnO nanoparticle-templated carbonization of glucose adsorb and photodegrade organic pollutants in water

Barrera, L. A., Escobosa, A. C., Nevarez, A., Dominguez, N., Bañuelos, J. L., Westerhoff, P. & Noveron, J. C., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Water Process Engineering. 28, p. 331-338 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water Pollutants
Organic pollutants
Carbonization
organic pollutant
Nanoparticles
1 Citation (Scopus)

Toward the agile and comprehensive international governance of AI and robotics

Wallach, W. & Marchant, G., Mar 1 2019, In : Proceedings of the IEEE. 107, 3, p. 505-508 4 p., 8662741.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robotics
Ink

What are best practices for ethical use of nanosensors for worker surveillance?

Marchant, G., Apr 1 2019, In : AMA Journal of Ethics. 21, 4, p. 356-362 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practice Guidelines
best practice
surveillance
monitoring
worker
2018

Behavior of NDMA precursors at 21 full-scale water treatment facilities

Krasner, S. W., Westerhoff, P., Mitch, W. A., Hanigan, D., McCurry, D. L. & Von Gunten, U., Dec 1 2018, In : Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology. 4, 12, p. 1966-1978 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water treatment
water treatment
Wastewater
Watersheds
Biofiltration
1 Citation (Scopus)

Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis in the Governance of Synthetic Biology

Wallach, W., Saner, M. & Marchant, G., Jan 1 2018, In : Hastings Center Report. 48, p. S70-S77

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synthetic Biology
cost-benefit analysis
Cost-Benefit Analysis
biology
Biofuels
10 Citations (Scopus)

Compact light-emitting diode optical fiber immobilized TiO2 reactor for photocatalytic water treatment

O'Neal Tugaoen, H., GARCIA SEGURA, S., Hristovski, K. & Westerhoff, P., Feb 1 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 613-614, p. 1331-1338 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water treatment
Light emitting diodes
Optical fibers
water treatment
Photocatalysts

Developing and interpreting aqueous functional assays for comparative property-activity relationships of different nanoparticles

Kidd, J. M., Hanigan, D., Truong, L., Hristovski, K., Tanguay, R. & Westerhoff, P., Jul 1 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 628-629, p. 1609-1616 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanostructured materials
Assays
dissolution
radar
assay
1 Citation (Scopus)

End-of-Life Heavy Metal Releases from Photovoltaic Panels and Quantum Dot Films: Hazardous Waste Concerns or Not?

Brown, F. C., Bi, Y., Chopra, S., Hristovski, K., Westerhoff, P. & Theis, T. L., Apr 15 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hazardous Waste
Heavy Metals
hazardous waste
Semiconductor quantum dots
Heavy metals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Genomic malpractice: An emerging tide or gentle ripple?

Marchant, G. & Lindor, R. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Food and Drug Law Journal. 73, 1, p. 1-37 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malpractice
Jurisprudence
Genomics
Medicine
medicine
6 Citations (Scopus)
Wellheads
Health risks
wellhead
Water treatment
Potable water
9 Citations (Scopus)
Nitrites
Nitrates
Nitrogen
nitrite
Gases

Non-target mass spectrometry analysis of NDMA precursors in advanced treatment for potable reuse

Roback, S. L., Ferrer, I., Thurman, E. M., Ishida, K. P., Plumlee, M. H., Poustie, A., Westerhoff, P. & Hanigan, D., Dec 1 2018, In : Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology. 4, 12, p. 1944-1955 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reverse osmosis
Mass spectrometry
mass spectrometry
Water
oxidation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Photon flux influence on photoelectrochemical water treatment

GARCIA SEGURA, S., Tugaoen, H. O. N., Hristovski, K. & Westerhoff, P., Feb 1 2018, In : Electrochemistry Communications. 87, p. 63-65 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water treatment
Photons
Fluxes
Photocurrents
Light emitting diodes
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Technology Horizon for Photocatalytic Water Treatment: Sunrise or Sunset?

Loeb, S. K., Alvarez, P. J. J., Brame, J. A., Cates, E. L., Choi, W., Crittenden, J., Dionysiou, D. D., Li, Q., Li-Puma, G., Quan, X., Sedlak, D. L., David Waite, T., Westerhoff, P. & Kim, J. H., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water treatment
water treatment
Photocatalysis
Technology transfer
technology transfer

Using single-particle ICP-MS for monitoring metal-containing particles in tap water

Venkatesan, A. K., Rodríguez, B. T., Marcotte, A. R., Bi, X., Schoepf, J., Ranville, J. F., Herckes, P. & Westerhoff, P., Dec 1 2018, In : Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology. 4, 12, p. 1923-1932 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monitoring
metal
monitoring
Metals
Water
Beer
Metals
Health hazards
Beverages
Arsenic
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Advancing alternatives analysis: The role of predictive toxicology in selecting safer chemical products and processes

Malloy, T., Zaunbrecher, V., Beryt, E., Judson, R., Tice, R., Allard, P., Blake, A., Cote, I., Godwin, H., Heine, L., Kerzic, P., Kostal, J., Marchant, G., McPartland, J., Moran, K., Nel, A., Ogunseitan, O., Rossi, M., Thayer, K., Tickner, J. & 2 othersWhittaker, M. & Zarker, K., Sep 1 2017, In : Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 13, 5, p. 915-925 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

toxicology
chemical process
regulation
prioritization
chemical product
31 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges in photocatalytic reduction of nitrate as a water treatment technology

Tugaoen, H. O. N., GARCIA SEGURA, S., Hristovski, K. & Westerhoff, P., Dec 1 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 599-600, p. 1524-1551 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water treatment
Nitrates
water treatment
nitrate
Photocatalysis
7 Citations (Scopus)

Coupling Light Emitting Diodes with Photocatalyst-Coated Optical Fibers Improves Quantum Yield of Pollutant Oxidation

Ling, L., Tugaoen, H., Brame, J., Sinha, S., Li, C., Schoepf, J., Hristovski, K., Kim, J. H., Shang, C. & Westerhoff, P., Nov 21 2017, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 51, 22, p. 13319-13326 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantum yield
Photocatalysts
Light emitting diodes
Optical fibers
oxidation
10 Citations (Scopus)

Detection and dissolution of needle-like hydroxyapatite nanomaterials in infant formula

Schoepf, J. J., Bi, Y., Kidd, J., Herckes, P., Hristovski, K. & Westerhoff, P., Jan 1 2017, In : NanoImpact. 5, p. 22-28 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infant Formula
Nanostructures
Durapatite
Hydroxyapatite
Nanostructured materials
22 Citations (Scopus)
Chlorobenzoates
Diamond
Boron
Electrochemical oxidation
boron
15 Citations (Scopus)
arsenate
Sorbents
Oxides
Sorption
sorption

Longitudinal analysis of ecosystem services' socioeconomic benefits: Wastewater treatment projects in a desert city

Hagen, B., Pijawka, D., Prakash, M. & Sharma, S., Feb 1 2017, In : Ecosystem Services. 23, p. 209-217 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

groundwater recharge
Groundwater
Waste Water
wastewater treatment
desert
6 Citations (Scopus)
Ion Exchange Resins
Aluminum Oxide
Fluorides
fluoride
Nitrates
6 Citations (Scopus)

Prospecting nanomaterials in aqueous environments by cloud-point extraction coupled with transmission electron microscopy

Yang, Y., Reed, R., Schoepf, J., Hristovski, K., Herckes, P. & Westerhoff, P., Apr 15 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 584-585, p. 515-522 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanostructured materials
transmission electron microscopy
Transmission electron microscopy
Surface waters
Water
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ranking nano-enabled hybrid media for simultaneous removal of contaminants with different chemistries: Pseudo-equilibrium sorption tests versus column tests

Custodio, T., Garcia, J., Markovski, J., McKay Gifford, J., Hristovski, K. & Olson, L., Dec 15 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 605-606, p. 166-171 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ranking
Sorption
sorption
Impurities
pollutant
6 Citations (Scopus)
Arsenic
Chromium
Sorbents
ranking
chromium
6 Citations (Scopus)

Riparian vegetation of ephemeral streams

Stromberg, J., Setaro, D. L., Gallo, E. L., Lohse, K. A. & Meixner, T., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 138, p. 27-37 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ephemeral streams
ephemeral stream
riparian vegetation
riparian areas
plant communities
4 Citations (Scopus)

Soft law: New tools for governing emerging technologies

Marchant, G. & Allenby, B., Mar 4 2017, In : Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. 73, 2, p. 108-114 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Law
international agreement
harmonization
treaty
dialogue
5 Citations (Scopus)

Superfine powdered activated carbon incorporated into electrospun polystyrene fibers preserve adsorption capacity

Apul, O. G., Hoogesteijn von Reitzenstein, N., Schoepf, J., Ladner, D., Hristovski, K. & Westerhoff, P., Aug 15 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 592, p. 458-464 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Activated carbon
activated carbon
adsorption
Adsorption
4 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of metal (hydr)oxide nano-enabling on intraparticle mass transport of organic contaminants in hybrid granular activated carbon

Garcia, J., Markovski, J., McKay Gifford, J., Apul, O. & Hristovski, K., May 15 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 586, p. 1219-1227 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mass transport
Activated carbon
Oxides
activated carbon
Mass transfer

The social dimension of sustainable neighborhood design: Comparing two neighborhoods in Freiburg, Germany

Hagen, B., Nassar, C. & Pijawka, D., Jan 1 2017, In : Urban Planning. 2, 4, p. 64-80 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social factors
sustainable development
social assets
resident
community
2016
9 Citations (Scopus)
semiconductor industry
Ions
Semiconductor materials
Nanoparticles
adsorption
5 Citations (Scopus)

A facile method for separating and enriching nano and submicron particles from titanium dioxide found in food and pharmaceutical products

Faust, J. J., Doudrick, K., Yang, Y., Capco, D. & Westerhoff, P., Oct 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 10, e0164712.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

titanium dioxide
foods
Zonal Centrifugation
Mastication
Chewing Gum
3 Citations (Scopus)

A Paradox of Plenty: Renewable Energy on Navajo Nation Lands

Pasqualetti, M., Jones, T. E., Necefer, L., Scott, C. A. & Colombi, B. J., Jan 29 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Society and Natural Resources. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

renewable energy
energy
jurisdiction
politics
land
2 Citations (Scopus)

Carbonaceous nano-additives augment microwave-enabled thermal remediation of soils containing petroleum hydrocarbons

Apul, O. G., Delgado, A., Kidd, J., Alam, F., Dahlen, P. & Westerhoff, P., 2016, In : Environmental Science: Nano. 3, 5, p. 997-1002 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petroleum
petroleum hydrocarbon
Hydrocarbons
Remediation
remediation
4 Citations (Scopus)
ephemeral streams
ephemeral stream
Sonoran Desert
stream channel
stream channels
21 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative analysis of the photocatalytic reduction of drinking water oxoanions using titanium dioxide

Marks, R., Yang, T., Westerhoff, P. & Doudrick, K., Nov 1 2016, In : Water Research. 104, p. 11-19 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bromates
Nitrites
Chlorates
Potable water
Drinking Water
5 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of hydrophobic and amphiphilic fractions of dissolved organic matter from a water reservoir by Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry

Song, G., Mesfioui, R., Dotson, A., Westerhoff, P. & Hatcher, P., Oct 25 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Soils and Sediments. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dissolved organic matter
Fourier transform
mass spectrometry
ion
acid
6 Citations (Scopus)

Contrasting medical and legal standards of evidence: A precision medicine case study

Marchant, G., Scheckel, K. & Campos-Outcalt, D., 2016, In : Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 44, 1, p. 194-204 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Granular activated carbon treatment may result in higher predicted genotoxicity in the presence of bromide

Krasner, S. W., Lee, T. C. F., Westerhoff, P., Fischer, N., Hanigan, D., Karanfil, T., Beita-Sandí, W., Taylor-Edmonds, L. & Andrews, R. C., Sep 6 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 17, p. 9583-9591 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activated carbon treatment
Disinfection
genotoxicity
Bromides
bromide