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Recent Publications (2016):

Alansari, A., Selbes, M., Karanfil, T., Amburgey, J., 2016. Removal of Disinfection By-Product Precursors Using Hybrid Coagulation-Ceramic Membrane Systems. J. Am. Water Works Assoc. 108, E513–E522. doi:10.5942/jawwa.2016.108.0140

Amaral, P., Partlan, E., Li, M., Lapolli, F., Mefford, O.T., Karanfil, T., Ladner, D.A., 2016. Superfine powdered activated carbon (S-PAC) coatings on microfiltration membranes: Effects of milling time on contaminant removal and flux. Water Res. 100, 429–438. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2016.05.034

Beita-Sandí, W., Ersan, M.S., Uzun, H., Karanfil, T., 2016. Removal of N-nitrosodimethylamine precursors with powdered activated carbon adsorption. Water Res. 88, 711–718. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2015.10.062

Bliznyuk, V.N., Seliman, A.F., Ishchenko, A.A., Derevyanko, N.A., DeVol, T.A., 2016. New Efficient Organic Scintillators Derived from Pyrazoline. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8, 12843–12851. doi:10.1021/acsami.6b02719

Cates, E.L., Li, F., 2016. Balancing intermediate state decay rates for efficient Pr3+ visible-to-UVC upconversion: The case of β-Y2Si2O7:Pr3+. RSC Adv. 6, 22791–22796. doi:10.1039/c6ra01121g

Chapman, M.G., Walker, R.C., Schmitt, J.M., McPherson, C.L., Ameena, F., Kucera, C.J., Quarles, C.A., DeVol, T.A., Ballato, J., Jacobsohn, L.G., 2016. Effects of Sintering Temperature on Open-Volume Defects and Thermoluminescence of Yttria and Lutetia Ceramics. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 99, 1449–1454. doi:10.1111/jace.14119

Choi, J.W., Germanovich, L.N., Murdoch, L.C., Castle, J.W., 2016. Pressure transients to characterize cavities dissolved for natural gas storage. J. Nat. Gas Sci. Eng. 33, 611–623. doi:10.1016/j.jngse.2016.03.082

Dang, V.D., Walters, D.M., Lee, C.M., 2016. Assessing atmospheric concentration of polychlorinated biphenyls by evergreen Rhododendron maximum next to a contaminated stream. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 35, 2192–2198. doi:10.1002/etc.3404

Dulger, M., Sakallioglu, T., Temizel, I., Demirel, B., Copty, N.K., Onay, T.T., Uyguner-Demirel, C.S., Karanfil, T., 2016. Leaching potential of nano-scale titanium dioxide in fresh municipal solid waste. Chemosphere 144, 1567–1572. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.10.037

Duval, C.E., DeVol, T.A., Husson, S.M., 2016. Evaluation of resin radius and column diameter for the implementation of extractive scintillating resin in flow-cell detectors. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 307, 2253–2258. doi:10.1007/s10967-015-4494-6

Duval, C.E., DeVol, T.A., Wade, E.C., Seliman, A.F., Bliznyuk, V.N., Husson, S.M., 2016. Stability of polymeric scintillating resins developed for ultra-trace level detection of alpha- and beta-emitting radionuclides. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 310, 583–588. doi:10.1007/s10967-016-4913-3

Emerson, H.P., Hickok, K.A., Powell, B.A., 2016. Experimental evidence for ternary colloid-facilitated transport of Th(IV) with hematite (α-Fe2O3) colloids and Suwannee River fulvic acid. J. Environ. Radioact. 165, 168–181. doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2016.10.001

Ersan, G., Apul, O.G., Karanfil, T., 2016. Linear solvation energy relationships (LSER) for adsorption of organic compounds by carbon nanotubes. Water Res. 98, 28–38. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2016.03.067

Ersan, G., Kaya, Y., Apul, O.G., Karanfil, T., 2016. Adsorption of organic contaminants by graphene nanosheets, carbon nanotubes and granular activated carbons under natural organic matter preloading conditions. Sci. Total Environ. 565, 811–817. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.03.224

Ersan, M.S., Ladner, D.A., Karanfil, T., 2016. The control of N-nitrosodimethylamine, Halonitromethane, and Trihalomethane precursors by Nanofiltration. Water Res. 105, 274–281. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2016.08.065

G, B.U., Snee, P.T., Li, C., Darnault, C.J.G., 2016. Quantitative Imaging and In Situ Concentration Measurements of Quantum Dot Nanomaterials in Variably Saturated Porous Media. J. Nanomater. 2016.

Gillens, A.R., Powell, B.A., 2016. A novel technique for the rapid determination of tributyl phosphate degradation from alkaline hydrolysis in aqueous and organic phases using FTIR–ATR and verification of this technique by gas chromatography. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 307, 1891–1899. doi:10.1007/s10967-015-4434-5

Green, L.Y., Mikhailova, E.A., Post, C.J., Darnault, C.C.J.G., Bridges, W.C., Schlautman, M.A., 2016. A cloud-based spatial-temporal inventory for sustainable urban soil management. Urban Ecosyst. 19, 811–822. doi:10.1007/s11252-015-0512-2

Hall, R., Murdoch, L., Falta, R., Looney, B., Riha, B., 2016. Evaluation of liquid aerosol transport through porous media. J. Contam. Hydrol. 190, 15–28. doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2016.03.003

Hao, N., Moysey, S.M.J., Powell, B.A., Ntarlagiannis, D., 2016. Comparison of the surface ion density of silica gel evaluated via spectral induced polarization versus acid–base titration. J. Appl. Geophys. 135, 427–435. doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2016.01.014

Harb, M., Wei, C.-H., Wang, N., Amy, G., Hong, P.-Y., 2016. Organic micropollutants in aerobic and anaerobic membrane bioreactors: Changes in microbial communities and gene expression. Bioresour. Technol. 218, 882–891. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2016.07.036

He, W., Chen, M., Schlautman, M.A., Hur, J., 2016. Dynamic exchanges between DOM and POM pools in coastal and inland aquatic ecosystems: A review. Sci. Total Environ. 551, 415–428. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.02.031

Johnson, T.A., Rehak, E.A., Sahu, S.P., Ladner, D.A., Cates, E.L., 2016. Bacteria Inactivation via X-ray-Induced UVC Radioluminescence: Toward in Situ Biofouling Prevention in Membrane Modules. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50, 11912–11921. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b04239

Ki, D., Popat, S.C., Torres, C.I., 2016. Reduced overpotentials in microbial electrolysis cells through improved design, operation, and electrochemical characterization. Chem. Eng. J. 287, 181–188. doi:10.1016/j.cej.2015.11.022

Kim, Y.-D., Thu, K., Ng, K.C., Amy, G.L., Ghaffour, N., 2016. A novel integrated thermal-/membrane-based solar energy-driven hybrid desalination system: Concept description and simulation results. Water Res. 100, 7–19. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2016.05.002

King, C.W., Carbajales-Dale, M., 2016. Food–energy–water metrics across scales: project to system level. J. Environ. Stud. Sci. 6, 39–49. doi:10.1007/s13412-016-0390-9

Kinley, C.M., Gaspari, D.P., McQueen, A.D., Rodgers, J.H., Castle, J.W., Friesen, V., Haakensen, M., 2016. Effects of environmental conditions on aerobic degradation of a commercial naphthenic acid. Chemosphere 161, 491–500. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.07.050

Krasner, S.W., Lee, T.C.F., Westerhoff, P., Fischer, N., Hanigan, D., Karanfil, T., Beita-Sandí, W., Taylor-Edmonds, L., Andrews, R.C., 2016. Granular Activated Carbon Treatment May Result in Higher Predicted Genotoxicity in the Presence of Bromide. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50, 9583–9591. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b02508

Lepak, G.S., Moser, B.R., Bakota, E.L., Sharp, J., Thornton, C.D., Walker, T., 2016. Improved oxidative stability of biodiesel via alternative processing methods using cottonseed oil. Int. J. Sustain. Eng. 1–10. doi:10.1080/19397038.2016.1250839

Li, S., Lee, S.-T., Sinha, S., Leiknes, T., Amy, G.L., Ghaffour, N., 2016. Transparent exopolymer particles (TEP) removal efficiency by a combination of coagulation and ultrafiltration to minimize SWRO membrane fouling. Water Res. 102, 485–493. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2016.06.055

Linares, R.V., Li, Z., Yangali-Quintanilla, V., Li, Q., Vrouwenvelder, J.S., Amy, G.L., Ghaffour, N., 2016. Hybrid SBR–FO system for wastewater treatment and reuse: Operation, fouling and cleaning. Desalination 393, 31–38. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2016.03.015

Liu, Q., Qiu, G., Zhou, Z., Li, J., Amy, G.L., Xie, J., Lee, J.Y., 2016. An Effective Design of Electrically Conducting Thin-Film Composite (TFC) Membranes for Bio and Organic Fouling Control in Forward Osmosis (FO). Environ. Sci. Technol. 50, 10596–10605. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b03402

Locklair, W.D., Mannion, J.M., Husson, S.M., Powell, B.A., 2016. Uptake of plutonium on a novel thin film for use in spectrometry. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 307, 2333–2338. doi:10.1007/s10967-015-4493-7

Lusk, B.G., Parameswaran, P., Popat, S.C., Rittmann, B.E., Torres, C.I., 2016. The effect of pH and buffer concentration on anode biofilms of Thermincola ferriacetica. Bioelectrochemistry 112, 47–52. doi:10.1016/j.bioelechem.2016.07.007

Mannion, J.M., Locklair, W.D., Powell, B.A., Husson, S.M., 2016. Alpha spectroscopy substrates based on thin polymer films. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 307, 2339–2345. doi:10.1007/s10967-015-4498-2

Martinez, N., Wueste, D., 2016. Balancing theory and practicality: engaging non-ethicists in ethical decision making related to radiological protection. J. Radiol. Prot. 36, 832–841. doi:10.1088/0952-4746/36/4/832

Martinez, N.E., Johnson, T.E., Pinder, J.E., 2016. Application of computational models to estimate organ radiation dose in rainbow trout from uptake of molybdenum-99 with comparison to iodine-131. J. Environ. Radioact. 151, 468–479. doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2015.05.021

McQueen, A.D., Kinley, C.M., Kiekhaefer, R.L., Calomeni, A.J., Rodgers, J.H., Castle, J.W., 2016. Photocatalysis of a commercial naphthenic acid in water using fixed-film TiO2. Water. Air. Soil Pollut. 227. doi:10.1007/s11270-016-2835-x

Mikhailova, E.A., Altememe, A.H., Bawazir, A.A., Chandler, R.D., Cope, M.P., Post, C.J., Stiglitz, R.Y., Zurqani, H.A., Schlautman, M.A., 2016. Comparing soil carbon estimates in glaciated soils at a farm scale using geospatial analysis of field and SSURGO data. Geoderma 281, 119–126. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2016.06.029

Millerick, K.A., Johnston, J.T., Finneran, K.T., 2016. Photobiological transformation of hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) using Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Chemosphere 159, 138–144. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.05.056

Moor, K.J., Cates, E.L., Kim, J.H., 2016. Porous Silicons Photoactivity in Water: Insights into Environmental Fate. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50, 756–764. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b05183

Murphy, D., Carbajales-Dale, M., Moeller, D., 2016. Comparing Apples to Apples: Why the Net Energy Analysis Community Needs to Adopt the Life-Cycle Analysis Framework. Energies 9, 917. doi:10.3390/en9110917

Olmez, G.M., Dilek, F.B., Karanfil, T., Yetis, U., 2016. The environmental impacts of iron and steel industry: a life cycle assessment study. J. Clean. Prod. 130, 195–201. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.09.139

Overcamp, T.J., 2016. An Exact Solution for the Ground-level Gamma Dose Rate from a Spherical Gaussian Puff. Health Phys. 111, 403–409. doi:10.1097/HP.0000000000000567

Partlan, E., Davis, K., Ren, Y., Apul, O.G., Mefford, O.T., Karanfil, T., Ladner, D.A., 2016. Effect of bead milling on chemical and physical characteristics of activated carbons pulverized to superfine sizes. Water Res. 89, 161–170. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2015.11.041

Peng, Z., Tian, F., Hu, H., Zhao, S., Tie, Q., Sheng, H., Darnault, C., Lu, H., 2016. Spatial variability of soil moisture in a forest catchment: Temporal trend and contributors. Forests 7, 1–19. doi:10.3390/f7080154

Popat, S.C., Torres, C.I., 2016. Critical transport rates that limit the performance of microbial electrochemistry technologies. Bioresour. Technol. 215, 265–273. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2016.04.136

Sakallioglu, T., Bakirdoven, M., Temizel, I., Demirel, B., Copty, N.K., Onay, T.T., Uyguner Demirel, C.S., Karanfil, T., 2016. Leaching of nano-ZnO in municipal solid waste. J. Hazard. Mater. 317, 319–326. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2016.05.094

Salifu, A., Petrusevski, B., Mwampashi, E.S., Pazi, I.A., Ghebremichael, K., Buamah, R., Aubry, C., Amy, G.L., Kenedy, M.D., 2016. Defluoridation of groundwater using aluminum-coated bauxite: Optimization of synthesis process conditions and equilibrium study. J. Environ. Manage. 181, 108–117. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.06.011

Selbes, M., Amburgey, J., Peeler, C., Alansari, A., Karanfil, T., 2016. Evaluation of Seasonal Performance of Conventional and Phosphate-Amended Biofilters. J. Am. Water Works Assoc. 108, E523–E532. doi:10.5942/jawwa.2016.108.0151

Sosa-Hernández, O., Popat, S.C., Parameswaran, P., Alemán-Nava, G.S., Torres, C.I., Buitrón, G., Parra-Saldívar, R., 2016. Application of microbial electrolysis cells to treat spent yeast from an alcoholic fermentation. Bioresour. Technol. 200, 342–349. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2015.10.053

Stiglitz, R., Mikhailova, E., Post, C., Schlautman, M., Sharp, J., 2016. Evaluation of an inexpensive sensor to measure soil color. Comput. Electron. Agric. 121, 141–148. doi:10.1016/j.compag.2015.11.014

Stiglitz, R.Y., Mikhailova, E.A., Post, C.J., Schlautman, M.A., Sharp, J.L., 2016. Teaching Soil Color Determination Using an Inexpensive Color Sensor. Nat. Sci. Educ. 45, 0. doi:10.4195/nse2016.03.0005

Taylor, S.D., Powell, B.A., Becker, U., 2016. Influence of the goethite (α-FeOOH) surface on the stability of distorted PuO2 and PuO2–x phases. Radiochim. Acta 104, 821–841. doi:10.1515/ract-2015-2515

Uwamariya, V., Petrusevski, B., Lens, P.N.L., Amy, G.L., 2016. Effect of pH and Calcium on the Adsorptive Removal of Cadmium and Copper by Iron Oxide–Coated Sand and Granular Ferric Hydroxide. J. Environ. Eng. 142, C4015015. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001009

Uyuşur, B., Snee, P.T., Li, C., Darnault, C.J.G., Darnault, C.J.G., 2016. Quantitative Imaging and In Situ Concentration Measurements of Quantum Dot Nanomaterials in Variably Saturated Porous Media. J. Nanomater. 2016, 1–10. doi:10.1155/2016/8237029

Wang, J.-J., Dahlgren, R.A., Erşan, M.S., Karanfil, T., Chow, A.T., 2016. Temporal variations of disinfection byproduct precursors in wildfire detritus. Water Res. 99, 66–73. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2016.04.030

Watson, M.K., Drapcho, C.M., 2016. Kinetics of Inorganic Carbon-Limited Freshwater Algal Growth at High pH. Trans. ASABE 59, 1633–1643. doi:10.13031/trans.59.11520

Wei, C.-H., Hoppe-Jones, C., Amy, G., Leiknes, T., 2016. Organic micro-pollutants’ removal via anaerobic membrane bioreactor with ultrafiltration and nanofiltration. J. Water Reuse Desalin. 6.

Wylie, E.M., Olive, D.T., Powell, B.A., 2016. Effects of Titanium Doping in Titanomagnetite on Neptunium Sorption and Speciation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50, 1853–1858. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b05339

Xiao, R., Zheng, Y., 2016. Overview of microalgal extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) and their applications. Biotechnol. Adv. 34, 1225–1244. doi:10.1016/j.biotechadv.2016.08.004

Xie, Y., Helvenston, E.M., Shuller-Nickles, L.C., Powell, B.A., 2016. Surface Complexation Modeling of Eu(III) and U(VI) Interactions with Graphene Oxide. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50, 1821–1827. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b05307

Xu, Y., Feygenson, M., Page, K., Nickles, L.S., Brinkman, K.S., Vanderah, T., 2016. Structural Evolution in Hollandite Solid Solutions Across the A-Site Compositional Range from Ba1.33Ga2.66Ti5.34O16 to Cs1.33Ga1.33Ti6.67O16. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 99, 4100–4106. doi:10.1111/jace.14443

Xu, Y., Grote, R., Wen, Y., Shuller-Nckles, L., Brinkman, K.S., Pfeifer, T., Matyáš, J., Balaya, P., Singh, D., Wei, J., 2016. Development of Ga Doped Hollandites Ba x Cs y (Ga 2x+y Ti 8-2x-y )O 6 for Cs Immobilization, in: Ceramics for Energy Conversion, Storage, and Distribution Systems. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA, pp. 157–164. doi:10.1002/9781119234531.ch14

Xu, Y., Wen, Y., Grote, R., Amoroso, J., Nickles, L.S., Brinkman, K.S., 2016. A-site compositional effects in Ga-doped hollandite materials of the form Ba x Cs y Ga 2x + y Ti 8 − 2x − y O 16 : implications for Cs immobilization in crystalline ceramic waste forms. Nat. Publ. Gr. 6, 1–8. doi:10.1038/srep27412

Yun, S.W., Park, C.G., Jeon, J.H., Darnault, C.J.G., Baveye, P.C., Yu, C., 2016. Dissolution behavior of As and Cd in submerged paddy soil after treatment with stabilizing agents. Geoderma 270, 10–20. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2015.11.036

Zeng, T., Glover, C.M., Marti, E.J., Woods-Chabane, G.C., Karanfil, T., Mitch, W.A., Dickenson, E.R. V., 2016. Relative Importance of Different Water Categories as Sources of N -Nitrosamine Precursors. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50, 13239–13248. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b04650

Zheng, Y., Xiao, R., Roberts, M., 2016. Polymer-enhanced enzymatic microalgal cell disruption for lipid and sugar recovery. Algal Res. 14, 100–108. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2016.01.010

Zheng, Y., Zhang, R., Pan, Z., 2016. Investigation of adsorption kinetics and isotherm of cellulase and β-glucosidase on lignocellulosic substrates. Biomass and Bioenergy 91, 1–9. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2016.04.014