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  • Bruce Rittmann
2011

The membrane biofilm reactor is a versatile platform for water and wastewater treatment

Rittmann, B., Dec 1 2011, In : Environmental Engineering Research. 16, 4, p. 157-175 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2017

Biophotovoltaics: Conversion of light energy to bioelectricity through photosynthetic microbial fuel cell technology

Chandra, R., Venkata Mohan, S., Roberto, P. S., Rittmann, B. & Cornejo, R. A. S., Dec 1 2017, Microbial Fuel Cell: A Bioelectrochemical System that Converts Waste to Watts. Springer International Publishing, p. 373-387 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations
2015
2013

Using a two-stage hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR) to achieve complete perchlorate reduction in the presence of nitrate and sulfate

Zhao, H. P., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Tang, Y., Kim, B. O., Ilhan, Z. E., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Feb 5 2013, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 47, 3, p. 1565-1572 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations
2016

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

23 Scopus citations
2014

Pyrosequencing analysis yields comprehensive assessment of microbial communities in pilot-scale two-stage membrane biofilm reactors

Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Tang, Y., Zhao, H. P., Friese, D., Overstreet, R., Smith, J., Evans, P., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Jul 1 2014, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 48, 13, p. 7511-7518 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2012

Interactions between nitrate-reducing and sulfate-reducing bacteria coexisting in a hydrogen-fed biofilm

Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Ziv-El, M., Zhao, H. P., Feng, L., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Oct 16 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 20, p. 11289-11298 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
2018

Bioreduction of Antimonate by Anaerobic Methane Oxidation in a Membrane Biofilm Batch Reactor

Lai, C. Y., Dong, Q. Y., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., Aug 7 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 15, p. 8693-8700 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2016

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

24 Scopus citations
2011

Enzymatic degradation of A2E, a retinal pigment epithelial lipofuscin bisretinoid

Wu, Y., Zhou, J., Fishkin, N., Rittmann, B. & Sparrow, J. R., Feb 2 2011, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133, 4, p. 849-857 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2014

Nitrate shaped the selenate-reducing microbial community in a hydrogen-based biofilm reactor

Lai, C. Y., Yang, X., Tang, Y., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., Jan 1 2014, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 48, 6, p. 3395-3402 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Scopus citations
2018

Biotechnological revalorization of Tequila waste and by-product streams for cleaner production – A review from bio-refinery perspective

Alemán-Nava, G. S., Gatti, I. A., Parra-Saldivar, R., Dallemand, J. F., Rittmann, B. & Iqbal, H. M. N., Jan 20 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 172, p. 3713-3720 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2015

Scientists raise alarms about fast tracking of transoceanic canal through Nicaragua

Huete-Pérez, J. A., Alvarez, P. J. J., Schnoor, J. L., Rittmann, B., Clayton, A., Acosta, M. L., Bicudo, C. E. M., Mary, M. T., Brett, M. T., Campos, V. M., Chaimovich, H., Jimenez-Cisneros, B., Covich, A., Lacerda, L. D., Maes, J. M., Miranda, J. C., Montenegro-Guillén, S., Ortega-Hegg, M., Urquhart, G. R., Vammen, K. & 1 others, Zambrano, L., Apr 7 2015, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 7, p. 3989-3996 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations
2016

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

47 Scopus citations
2012
36 Scopus citations
2018

Bromate and Nitrate Bioreduction Coupled with Poly-β-hydroxybutyrate Production in a Methane-Based Membrane Biofilm Reactor

Lai, C. Y., Lv, P. L., Dong, Q. Y., Yeo, S. L., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., Jun 19 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 12, p. 7024-7031 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2016

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

4 Scopus citations
2020

Towards a simultaneous combination of ozonation and biodegradation for enhancing tetracycline decomposition and toxicity elimination

Su, Y., Wang, X., Dong, S., Fu, S., Zhou, D. & Rittmann, B. E., May 2020, In : Bioresource Technology. 304, 123009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2011

Effects of solids retention time on methanogenesis in anaerobic digestion of thickened mixed sludge

Lee, I. S., Parameswaran, P. & Rittmann, B., Nov 1 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 22, p. 10266-10272 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations
2012

Treatment of alcohol distillery wastewater using a bacteroidetes-dominant thermophilic microbial fuel cell

Ha, P. T., Lee, T. K., Rittmann, B., Park, J. & Chang, I. S., Mar 6 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 5, p. 3022-3030 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations
2019

Anaerobic biodegradation of catechol by sediment microorganisms: Interactive roles of N reduction and S cycling

Zheng, X., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Long, M., Luo, Y. H., Chen, T., Ontiveros-Valencia, A. & Rittmann, B. E., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 230, p. 80-89 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Eliminating partial-transformation products and mitigating residual toxicity of amoxicillin through intimately coupled photocatalysis and biodegradation

Wang, Y., Chen, C., Zhou, D., Xiong, H., Zhou, Y., Dong, S. & Rittmann, B. E., Dec 2019, In : Chemosphere. 237, 124491.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2016

How to us Nile Red, a selective fluorescent stain for microalgal neutral lipids

Alemán-Nava, G. S., Cuellar-Bermudez, S. P., Cuaresma, M., Bosma, R., Muylaert, K., Rittmann, B. & Parra, R., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 128, p. 74-79 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Scopus citations
2012

Effect of turbulence on the disintegration rate of flushable consumer products

Karadagli, F., Rittmann, B., McAvoy, D. C. & Richardson, J. E., May 2012, In : Water Environment Research. 84, 5, p. 424-433 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Distribution systems as reservoirs of Naegleria fowleri and other amoebae

Biyela, P. T., Hodon, R., Brown, A., Alum, A., Abbaszadegan, M. & Rittmann, B. E., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal - American Water Works Association. 104, 1, p. 49-50 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

13 Scopus citations
2011

A μl-scale micromachined microbial fuel cell having high power density

Choi, S., Lee, H. S., Yang, Y., Parameswaran, P., Torres, C., Rittmann, B. & Chae, J., Mar 21 2011, In : Lab on a Chip. 11, 6, p. 1110-1117 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations

Capturing the lost phosphorus

Rittmann, B., Mayer, B., Westerhoff, P. & Edwards, M., Aug 2011, In : Chemosphere. 84, 6, p. 846-853 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

248 Scopus citations
2016

Waste Biorefinery - Advocating Circular Economy

Bhaskar, T., Chang, J. S., Khanal, S., Lee, D. J., Venkata Mohan, S. & Rittmann, B., Sep 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 215, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

4 Scopus citations
2013

The role of anaerobic sludge recycle in improving anaerobic digester performance

Young, M. N., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Liu, W., Doyle, M. L. & Rittmann, B., Jan 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 128, p. 731-737 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2017

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

59 Scopus citations
2011

Evaluation of methods to extract and quantify lipids from Synechocystis PCC 6803

Sheng, J., Vannela, R. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 2, p. 1697-1703 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

116 Scopus citations
2017

Total electron acceptor loading and composition affect hexavalent uranium reduction and microbial community structure in a membrane biofilm reactor

Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Zhou, C., Ilhan, Z. E., de Saint Cyr, L. C., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Nov 15 2017, In : Water Research. 125, p. 341-349 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2011

A pH-control model for heterotrophic and hydrogen-based autotrophic denitrification

Tang, Y., Zhou, C., Ziv-El, M. & Rittmann, B., Jan 2011, In : Water Research. 45, 1, p. 232-240 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2012
33 Scopus citations
2018

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

2 Scopus citations
2016

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

62 Scopus citations
2018

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

1 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations
2014

Internal loop photo-biodegradation reactor used for accelerated quinoline degradation and mineralization

Chang, L., Zhang, Y., Gan, L., Xu, H., Yan, N., Liu, R. & Rittmann, B., Jun 2014, In : Biodegradation. 25, 4, p. 587-594 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
41 Scopus citations
2017

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

15 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations
2015

Modelling combined effect of chloramine and copper on ammonia-oxidizing microbial activity using a biostability approach

Sarker, D. C., Sathasivan, A. & Rittmann, B., Nov 1 2015, In : Water Research. 84, p. 190-197 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2012

2,4-DNT removal in intimately coupled photobiocatalysis: The roles of adsorption, photolysis, photocatalysis, and biotransformation

Wen, D., Li, G., Xing, R., Park, S. & Rittmann, B., Jul 1 2012, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 95, 1, p. 263-272 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2015

Phosphorus recovery from microbial biofuel residual using microwave peroxide digestion and anion exchange

Gifford, M., Liu, J., Rittmann, B., Vannela, R. & Westerhoff, P., Mar 1 2015, In : Water Research. 70, p. 130-137 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2018

Biofilms, active substrata, and me

Rittmann, B., Apr 1 2018, In : Water Research. 132, p. 135-145 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

45 Scopus citations
2017

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

20 Scopus citations
2019
4 Scopus citations