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Recent Publications

  1. Zhou, C.; Ontiveros-Valencia, A.; de Saint Cyr, L.C.; Zevin, A.S.; Carey, S.E.; Krajmalnik-Brown, R.; Rittmann, B.E. (2014) Uranium removal and microbial community in a H2-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Water Research, 64(1): 255–264.

  2. Zhao, H.P., A. Ontiveros-Valencia, Y. Tang, B.-O. Kim, S. VanGinkel, D. Friese, R. Overstreet, J. Smith, P. Evans, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, B. E. Rittmann (2014). Removal of multiple electron acceptors by pilot-scale, two-stage membrane biofilm reactors. Water Research. 54: 115-122.

  3. Lai, C.Y., X. Yang, Y. Tang, B.E. Rittmann, and H.P. Zhao (2014).  Nitrate Shaped the Selenate-Reducing Microbial Community in a Hydrogen-Based Biofilm Reactor. Environmental Science & Technology. 48 (6): 3395-3402. 

  4. Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Y. Tang, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, B.E. Rittmann (2014).  Managing the interactions between sulfate- and perchlorate-reducing bacteria when using hydrogen-fed biofilms to treat a groundwater with a high perchlorate concentration.  Water Research. 55: 216-224.

  5. C.S. Laspidou, L.A. Spyrou, N. Aravas, B.E. Rittmann (2014). Material Modeling Of Biofilm Mechanical Properties. Mathematical Biosciences, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mbs.2014.02.007.

  6. Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Y. Tang, R. Krajmalnik-Brown and B. E. Rittmann (2013).  Perchlorate reduction from a highly contaminated groundwater in the presence of sulfate-reducing bacteria in a hydrogen-fed biofilm. Biotechnology and Bioengineering.  110 (12): 3139-3147.

  7. Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Z.-E. Ilhan, D.-W. Kang, B. E. Rittmann and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2013).  Phylogenetic analysis of nitrate- and sulfate-reducing bacteria in a hydrogen-fed biofilm. FEMS Microbiology Ecology.  85 (1): 158-167. 

  8. Zhao, H.-P., Z.-E. Ilhan, A. Ontiveros-Valencia, Y. Tang, B. E. Rittmann and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2013). Effects of Multiple Electron Acceptors on Microbial Interactions in a Hydrogen-Based Biofilm.  Environmental Science & Technology.  47 (13): 7396-7403.
    Ontiveros-Valencia, A., M. Ziv-El., H.-P. Zhou, L. Feng, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2012).  Interactions between nitrate-reducing and sulfate-reducing bacteria coexisting in a hydrogen-fed biofilm.  Environmental Science & Technology. 46:  11289 – 11298.

  9. Rittmann, B. E.  The role of biotechnology in water and wastewater treatment.  J. Environ. Engr., ASCE.

  10. Ahn, C. H. and B. E. Rittmann.  Assessment of the efficiency of intermittent ozone disinfection.  Ozone Science and Engineering.

  11. Ziv-El, M. and B. E. Rittmann.  Water-quality assessment after treatment in a membrane biofilm reactor.  J. Amer. Water Works Assn.

  12. Parameswaran, P., H. Zhang, C. I. Torres, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. Microbial community structure in a biofilm anode fed with a fermentable substrate: the significance of hydrogen scavengers.  Biotechnol. Bioengr.

  13. Lee, H.-S., C. I. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann.  Effects of substrate diffusion and anode potential on kinetic parameters for anode-respiring bacteria in a microbial electrochemical cell.  Environ. Sci. Technol.

  14. Park, S., B. E. Rittmann, and W. Bae.  Novel differential-elimination method for determining kinetic coefficients under substrate self-inhibition.  Biodegradation.

  15. Reed, D. T., R. P. Deo, and B. E. Rittmann.  Subsurface interactions of actinide species with microorganisms.  Chapter 33 in The Chemistry of the Actinide and Transactinide Elements, Vol. 6, L. R. Morss,  N. Edelstein, and J. Fuger, Eds.

  16. Park, S., B. E. Rittmann, and W. Bae.  Kinetics of photocatalytic reactions with porous carriers coated with nano-TiO2 particles.  J. Korean Society of Environmental Engineers.

  17. Torres, C. I., Andrew K. Marcus, H.-S. Lee, P. Parameswaran, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann. A kinetic perspective on extracellular electron transfer by anode-respiring bacteria.  FEMS Microb. Rev.

  18. Schloendorn, J., T. Webb, K. Kemmish, M. Hamalainen, D. Jackmeyer, L. Jiang, J. Mathieu, J. Rebo, J. Sankman, L. Sherman, L. Tontson, A. Qureshi, P. Alvarez, and B. E. Rittmann.  Medical bioremediation ? a concept moving towards reality.  Rejuvenation Res.

  19. Park, S., B. E. Rittmann, and W. Bae.  Multi-species nitrifying biofilm model (MSNBM) including free ammonia and free nitrous oxide inhibition and oxygen limitation.  Biotechnol. Bioengr.

  20. Torres, C. I., R. Krajmalnik-Brown, P. Parameswaran, A. K. Marcus, G. Wanger, Y. Gorby, and B. E. Rittmann.  Selecting anode-respiring bacteria based on anode potential:  phylogenetic, electrochemical, and microscopic characterization.  Environ. Sci. Technol.

  21. Van Ginkel, S. W., C. Zhou, and B. E. Rittmann.  Hydrogen-based nitrate and selenate bioreductions in flue-gas desulfurization brine.  J. Environ. Engr.

  22. Park, S., W. Bae, and B. E. Rittmann.  Determining the operational boundary of nitrite accumulation in a nitrification process by using a minimum substrate concentration that includes effects of oxygen limitation, pH, and inhibition.  Environ. Sci. Technol.

  23. Ni, B.-J., B. E. Rittmann, and H.-Q. Yu.  Modeling predation processes in activated sludge.  Biotechnol. Bioengr.

  24. Lee, H.-S. and B. E. Rittmann.  Characterization of energy losses in an upflow single-chamber microbial electrolysis cell.   Intl. J. Hydrogen Energy.


2019

  1. Zhong, N., M. Chen, Y. Luo, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  A novel photocatalytic optical hollow fiber with high photocatalytic activity for enhancement of 4-chlorophenol degradation.  Chem. Engr. J. 355:  731-739.

  2. Lu, Q., C. Zhang, W. Wang, B. Yuan, Y. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Bioavailable electron donors leached from leaves accelerate biodegradation of pyridine and quinoline.  Sci. Total Environ.  654:  473-479.

  3. Straka, L. and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Growth kinetics and mathematical modeling of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 under flashing light.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 116:  469-474.

  4. Cahill, B., L. Straka, J. Maldanado, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Effects of light intensity on soluble microbial products produced by Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and associated heterotrophic communities.  Algal Research 38:  xxx-yyy (DOI:  doi.org.10.1016/j.algal.2019.101409.

  5. Zhou, C., A. Ontiveros-Valencia, R. Nerenberg, Y. Tang, D. Friese, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Hydrogenotrophic Microbial Reduction of Oxyanions with the Membrane Biofilm Reactor.  Frontiers in Microbiology 9: article 3268 (doi:  10.3389/fmicb.2018.03268.

  6. Liu, Y., Y.-J. S. Lai, T. S. Barbosa, R. Chandra, P. Parameswaran, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  “Electro-selective fermentation enhances lipid extraction and biohydrogenation of Scenedesmus acutus biomass.  Algal Research 38: article 101397.

  7. O’Donnell, S. T., B. E. Rittmann, and E. Kavazanjian, Jr. (2019).   Factors Controlling Microbially induced desaturation and precipitation (MIDP) via denitrification during continuous flow.  Geomicrobiology 36:  543-558. (DOI.org/10.1080/01490451.2019.1581858).

  8. Allen, R., B. E. Rittmann, and R. Curtiss (2019).  Axenic biofilm formation and aggregation by Synechocystis PCC 6803 induced by changes in nutrient concentration and requires cell surface structures.  Appl. Environ. Microb. 85:  e02-192-18.

  9. Yu, C., S. Qiao, Y. Yang, R. Jin, J. Zhou, and B. E. Rittmann (2019). Energy recovery in the form of N2O by denitrifying bacteria.  Chem. Engr. J. 371:  500-506.

  10. Lai, Y.-J. S., A. Ontiveros-Valencia, T. Coskun, C. Zhou, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Electron-acceptor loadings affect chloroform dechlorination in a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactors.  Biotechnol. Bioengr.  116:  1439-1448 (DOI: 10.1002/bit.26945).

  11. Karadagli, F., A. K. Marcus, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Role of hydrogen (H2) mass transfer in microbiological H2-threshold studies.  Biodegradation 30:  113-125.

  12. Wu., L, D. Ning, B. Zhang, Y. Li, P. Zhang X. Shan, Q. Zhang, M. Brown, Z. Li, J. D. Van Nostrand, F. Ling, N. Xiao, J. Vierheilig, G. F. Wells, Y. Yang, Y. Deng, Q. Tu, A. Wang, Global Water Microbiome Consortium, T. Zhang, Z. He, J. Keller, P. H. Nielsen, P. J. J. Alvarez, Craig S. Criddle, M. Wagner, J. M. Tiedje, Q. He, T. P. Curtis, D. A. Stahl, L. Alvarez-Cohen, B. E. Rittmann, X. Wen, and J. Zhou (2019).  Global bacterial diversity and biogeography of activated sludge systems.  Nature Biotechnology 4:  1183-1195 (DOI.org/10.1038/s41564-019-0426-5).  

  13. Zheng, X., C. Zhou, Z. Liu, M. Long, Y-H. Luo, T. Chen, A. Ontiveros-Valencia, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Anaerobic catechol biodegradation by sediment microorganisms:  interactive roles of N reduction and S cycling.  J. Cleaner Production 230:  80-89.

  14. Zhou, Y., A. Marcus, L. Straka, E. Eustance, Y.-J. Lai, S. Xia, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Uptake of phosphorus by Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in dark conditions:  removal driving force and modeling.  Chemosphere 218:  147-156.

  15. Zhou, Y., Y.-J. Lai, E. Eustance, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Promoting Synechocystis sp PCC 6803 harvesting by cationic surfactants:  alkyl-chain length and dose control the release of extracellular polymeric substances and biomass aggregation.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 7:  2127-2133. 

  16. Hondula, D., J. Sabo, R. Qauy, M. Chester, M. Georgescu, N. Grimm, S. Harlan, A. Middel, B. Rittmann, B. L. Ruddell, and D. D. White (2019).  Southwest cities are testbeds for urban resilience to a warming world.  Ecology and the Environment 17(2):  79-80.

  17. Lv, P.-L., L.-D. Shi, Z. Wang, B. E. Rittmann, and H.-P. Zhao (2019).  Methane oxidation coupled to perchlorate reduction in a membrane biofilm batch reactor. Sci. Total Environ. 667:  9-15.

  18. Zhou, Y., Y.-J. Lai, E. Eustance, S. Xia, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Phosphate depletion affects lipids and heterotrophic bacteria accumulation in the batch growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Appl. Microb. Biotech. 103:  5007-5014.

  19. Voth-Gaeddert, O. Torres, J. Maldonado, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, B. E. Rittmann, and D. B. Oerther (2019).  Aflatoxin exposure, child stunting, and dysbiosis in the intestinal microbiome among children in Guatemala.  Environmental Engineering Science.  DOI:  10.1089/ees.2019.0104.

  20. Zou, S., N. Yan, C. Zhang, Y. Zhou, X. Wu, J. Wang, Y. Liu; Y. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Acclimation of nitrifying biomass to phenol leads to persistent resistance to inhibition.  Sci. Total Environ. 693:  133622 (doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133622).

  21. Xiong, J., M. N. Young, A. K. Marcus, S. W. Van Ginkel, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Mathematical modeling and analysis of a wastewater treatment plant using the Cannibal® process.  J. Environ. Engr. DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001627.

  22. Tang, Y., Z. Zhang, B. E. Rittmann, and H.-S. Lee (2019).  Kinetics of anaerobic methane oxidation coupled to denitrification in the membrane biofilm reactor.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 116:  2550-2560.

  23. Shesh, T., E. Eustance, Y.-J. Lai, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Characterization of CO2 Flux Through Hollow-Fiber Membranes Using pH Modeling.  J. Membrane Science 592:  117389.

  24. Chen, T., B. M. Yavuz, A. G. Delgado, B. Januszewski, Y. Zuo, P. Westerhoff, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2019).  Multicycle ozonation+bioremediation for soils containing residual petroleum.  Environ. Engr. Sci.  (doi.org/10.1089/ees.2019.0195)


2018

  1. Straka, L. and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Effect of culture density on biomass production and light-utilization efficiency of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 115:  507-511.

  2. Rittmann, B. E. (2018).  Biofilms, active substrata, and me.  Water Res. 132:  135-145.

  3. Chen, T., B. Yavuz, A. Delgado, B. Montoya, D. Van Winkle, Y. Zuo, R. Kamanth, P. Westerhoff, R. Krajmalnik-Brow, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Impacts of moisture content during ozonation of soils containing residual petroleum. J. Hazardous Materials 344:  1101-1108.

  4. Nguyen, B. and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Low-cost optical sensor to automatically monitor and control biomass concentration in microalgal cultivation.  Algal Research 32:  101-106.

  5. Kushwaha, S., A. K. Marcus, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  pH-dependent speciation and hydrogen (H2) control U(VI) respiration by Desulfovibrio vulgaris.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 115:  1465 - 1474.

  6. Li, A., Z. Liu, X. Xu, Y. Zhou, D. Zhou, C. Zhou, Y. Tang, F. Ma, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Direct solid-state evidence of H2-induced partial U(VI) reduction concomitant with adsorption by extracellular polymeric substances (EPS).  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 115:  1685–169.

  7. Straka, L. and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Light-dependent kinetic model for microalgae experiencing photoacclimation, photodamage, and photodamage repair.  Algal Research 31:  232-238.

  8. Straka, L. and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Dynamic response of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 to changes in light intensity.  Algal Research 32:  210-220.

  9. Rittmann, B. E., J. P. Boltz, D. Brockmann, G. T. Daigger, E. Morgenroth, K. H. Sørensen, I. Takács, M. van Loosdrecht, and P. A. Vanrolleghem (2018).  A framework for good biofilm reactor modeling practice (GBRMP).  Water Sci. Technol.  77:  1149-1164.

  10. Yoho, R. and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Climate change and energy technologies in undergraduate introductory science textbooks.  Environmental Communication 12(6):  731-743.

  11. Xiong, H., S. Dong, J. Zhang, D. Zhou, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Roles of easily biodegradable co-substrate in enhancing tetracycline treatment in an intimately coupled photocatalytic biological reactor.  Water Res. 136:  75-83.

  12. Van Ginkel, S. W., J. Miceli, B. Kim, Z. Yang, M. Young, A. Marcus, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Determining the mechanism for low sludge yields in the Cannibal® Solids Reduction System.  Water Environment Res. 90:  42-47.

  13. Zou, S., B. Zhang, C. Zhang, H. Xu, Y. Zhang, B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Competition for molecular oxygen and electron donor between phenol and quinoline during their simultaneous biodegradation.  Proc. Biochem. 70:  136-143. 

  14. Long, M., Z. E. Ilhan, C. Zhou, B. E. Rittmann, and S. Xia (2018). Complete dechlorination and mineralization of pentachlorophenol (PCP) in a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactors (MBfR).  Water Research 144:  134-144.

  15. Liu, Z., C. Zhou, Y.-H. Luo, A. Ontiveros-Valencia, M. Long, L. Ang, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Accurate O2 delivery enabled aerobic benzene activations followed by denitrification-coupled degradation.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 115:  1988–1999.

  16. Tang, J., Y. Wu, S. Esquivel-Elizondo, S. J. Sørensen and, B. E. Rittmann (2018).   How microbial aggregates protect against nanoparticle toxicity.  Trends Biotechnol. 36(11):  1171-1182.  

  17. Li, Q, L. Fu, Y. Wang, D. Zhou, and E. Rittmann (2018).  Excess phosphorus caused inhibition and cell damage during heterotrophic growth of Chlorella regularis.  Bioresource Technology 268:  266-270.

  18. Cao, L., C. Zhang, S. Zou, G. Zhu, N. Li, Y. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Simultaneous anaerobic and aerobic transformations of nitrobenzene.  J. Environ. Management 226:  264-269.

  19. Lai, Y.-J., E. Eustance, L. Straka, Z. Wang, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Cell disruption by cationic surfactants affects bioproduct recovery from Synechocysis sp. PCC 6803.  Algal Res. 34:  250-255.

  20. Zhou, Y., E. Eustance, L. Straka, Y.-J. Lai, S. Xia, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Quantification of heterotrophic bacteria during growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 using fluorescence activated cell sorting and microscopy.  Algal Research 30:  94-100.

  21. Zhou, D., S. Dong, D. Ki, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Photocatalytic-induced electron transport via anode-respiring bacteria (ARB) at an anode that intimately couples ARB and a TiO2 catalyst.  Chem. Engr. J. 338:  745-751.

  22. Lai, C.-Y., P.L. Lu, Q.-Y. Dong, S.-L. Yeo, B. E. Rittmann, and H.-P. Zhao (2018).  Bromate and nitrate bio-reduction coupled with poly-hydroxybutyrate production in a methane-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 52:  7024-7031.

  23. Zhong, N., M. Chen, Y. Luo, Z. Wang, X. Xin, and B.E. Rittmann (2018).  A novel photocatalytic optical hollow-fiber with high photocatalytic activity for enhancement of 4-chlorophenol degradation. Chem. Engr. J. 355:  731-739.

  24. Yang, C., N. Yan, Y. Tang, H. Xu, N. Li, Y. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Competition for electrons between mono-oxygenations of pyridine and 2-hydroxypyridine.  Biodegradation 29:  419-427.

  25. Alrashed, W., J. Lee, J. Park, B. E. Rittmann, Y. Tang, J. D. Neufeld, and H.-S. Lee (2018).  Hypoxic methane oxidation coupled to denitrification in a membrane biofilm.  Chem. Engr. J. 348:  745-753.

  26. Lai, C.-Y., Q.-Y. Dong, B. E. Rittmann, and H.-P. Zhao (2018).  Bio-reduction of antimonite by anaerobic methane oxidation in a membrane biofilm batch reactor.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 52:  8693-8700.

  27. Ontiveros-Valencia, A., C. Zhou, H.-P. Zhao, Y. Tang, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Managing microbial communities in membrane biofilm reactors.  Appl. Microbiol. Biochem. 102:  9003-9014.

  28. Macintosh, K. A., B. K. Mayer, R. W. McDowell, S. M. Powers, L. A. Baker, T. H. Boyer, and B. E. Rittmann (2018).  Managing diffuse phosphorus at the source versus at the sink.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 52:  11995-12009.

  29. Lee, H.-S., Y. Tang, B. E. Rittmann, and H.-P. Zhao (2018).  Anaerobic oxidation of methane coupled to denitrification:  fundamentals, challenges, and potential.  Crit. Rev. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48:  1067-1093.  DOI 10.1080/10643389.2018.150327.


2017

  1. Straka, L. and B. E. Rittmann (2017). Light attenuation changes with photo-acclimation in a culture of Synechocystis sp. PCC6803.  Algal Research 21:  223-226.

  2. Cuellar-Bermudez, S. P., G. S. Alenam-Nava, R. Chandra, J. S. Garcia-Perez, J. r. Contreras-Angula, G. Markou, K. Muylaert, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Parra-Saldivar (2017).  Nutrients utilization and contaminants removal.  A review of two approaches of algae and cyanobacteria in wastewater.  Algal Res. 24:  434-442.

  3. Aleman-Nava, G. S., K. Muylaert, S. P. Cuellar, O. Depratetere, B. E. Rittmann, R. Parra, and D. Vandamme (2017).  Two-stage cultivation of Nanochloropsis oculata for lipid production using reversible alkaline flocculation.  Bioresource Technology 226:  18-23.

  4. Hamden, N., E. Kavazanjian, B. E. Rittmann, and I. Karatas (2017).  Carbonate mineral precipitation for soil improvement through microbial denitrification.  Geomicrobiology J. 34(2):  139-146.

  5. Zhou, C., Z. Wang, A. Ontiveros-Valencia, M. Long, S. Xia, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Coupling of Pd nanoparticles and denitrifying biofilm promotes H2-based nitrate removal with greater selectivity towards N2.  Appl. Catalysis B: Environment 206:  461-470.

  6. Wen, L.-L., Y. Zhang, J.-X. Chen, Z.-C Zhang, Y.-Y. Yi, Y. Tang, B. E. Rittmann, and H.-P. Zhao (2017).  The dechlorination of TCE by a perchlorate reducing consortium. Chem. Engr. J.  313:  2015-2021.

  7. Park, Y., S. Park, V. K. Nguyen, J. Yu, C. I. Torres, B. E. Rittmann, and T. Lee (2017).  Complete nitrogen removal by simultaneous nitrification and denitrification using flat-panel air-cathode microbial fuel cells.  Chem. Engr. J. 316:  673-679.

  8. Jiang, L., Y. Tang, W. Sun, N. Yi, Y. Zhang, H. Shi, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Simultaneous di-oxygenation and denitrification in an internal circulation baffled bioreactor.  Biodegradation 28:  195-203.

  9. Xiong, H., D. Zou, D. Zhou, J. Wang, S. Dong, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Enhancing degradation and mineralization of tetracycline using intimately coupled photocatalysis and biodegradation.  Chem. Engr. J. 316:  7-14.

  10. Zhou, D., S. Dong, J. Shi, X. Cui, D. Ki, C. I. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Intimate coupling of an N-doped TiO2 photocatalyst and anode respiring bacteria for enhancing 4-chlorophenol degradation and current generation.  Chem. Engr. J. 317:  882-889.

  11. Zhong, L., C.-Y. Lai, L.-D. Shi, K.-D. Wang, Y.-J. Dai, Y.-W. Liu, F. Ma, B. E. Rittmann, P. Zheng, and H.-P. Zhao (2017).  Nitrate effects on chromate reduction in a methane-based biofilm.  Water Res. 115:  130-137.

  12. Rittmann, B. E.  Ironies of microbial electrochemistry (2017).  J. Environ. Engr.  143(5):  03117001, pages 1 - 7 (DOI:  10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001202).

  13. Young, M. N., N. Chowdhury, E. Garver, P. J. Evans, S. C. Popat, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I. Torres (2017).  Understanding the impact of operational conditions on performance of microbial peroxide producing cells.  J. Power Sources 356:  448-458.

  14. Ilhan, Z. E., A. K. Marcus, D.-W. Kang, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2017).  pH-mediated microbial and metabolic interactions in fecal enrichment cultures.  mSphere 2 (3): e00047-17.

  15. Ilhan, Z. E., J. K. DiBaise, A. K. Marcus, D.-W. Kang, M. Crowell, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2017).  Distinctive microbiomes and metabolites linked with weight loss after gastric bypass, but not banding.  ISME J.  9:  2047-2058.

  16. Lusk, B., A. Colin, P. Parameswaran, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I. Torres (2017).  Simultaneous fermentation of cellulose and current production with a highly enriched mixed culture of thermophilic bacteria in a microbial electrolysis cell.  Microbial Biotechnology 1:  63-73.

  17. Mahmoud, M. P. Parameswaran, C. I. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Electrochemical techniques reveal that total ammonium stress increases electron flow to anode respiration in mixed-species bacterial anode biofilms.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 114:  1151-1159.

  18. Zhang, Y., N. Yi, Y. Tang, L. Jiang, H.-C. Shi, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Simultaneous di-oxygenation and denitrification in an internal circulation baffled bioreactor.  Biodegradation 28(2):  195-203.

  19. Cuéllar-Bermúdez, S. P., G. S. Alemán-Nava, R. Chandra, J. S. Garcia-Perez, J. R. Contreras-Angulo, G. Markou, K. Muylaert, B. E. Ritmann, Parra-Saldivar (2017).  Nutrients utilization and contaminants removal. A review of two approaches of algae and cyanobacteria in wastewater.  Algal Research 24:  438-449.

  20. Straka, L. and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  The role of heterotrophic bacteria in assessing phosphorus stress to Synechocystis sp. PCC6803.  J. Applied Phycology 29:  1877-1882.

  21. Zhou, C., Y. Zhou, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Reductive precipitation of sulfate and soluble Fe(III) by Desulfovibrio vulgaris:  electron donor regulates intracellular electron flow and nano-FeS crystallization.  Water Research 119:  91-101.

  22. Ki, D.-W., S. Popat, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I. Torres (2017).  H2O2 production in microbial electrochemical cells fed with primary sludge.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 51:  6139-6145.

  23. Zhou, Y., B. Nguyen, C. Zhou, L. Straka, Y.-J. Lai, S. Xia, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  The distribution of P and its transformations during growth of Synechocystis with different P concentrations.  Water Res. 122:  355-362.

  24. Cao, L., Y. Zhang, Y. Zhang, S. Feng, J. Dong, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Competition for electrons between reductive dechlorination and denitrification.  Front. Environ. Sci. Technol. 11(6):  14-23.

  25. Wu, Y., Y. Li, A. Ontiveros-Valencia, L. Ordaz-Diaz, J. Liu, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Enhancing denitrification using a novel in situ membrane biofilm reactor (isMBfR). Water Research 119:  234-241.

  26. Gao, Y., J.  Lee, J. D. Neufeld, J. Park, B. E. Rittmann, and H.-S. Lee (2017).  Anaerobic oxidation of methane coupled with extracellular electron transfer to electrodes. Scientific Reports 7: 5099 (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-05180-9).

  27. Lai, Y. S., A. Ontiveros-Valencia, Z. E. Ilhan, Y. Zhou, E. Miranda, J. Maldonado, J., R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B E.  Rittmann (2017).  Enhancing biodegradation of C16-alkyl quaternary ammonium compounds using an oxygen-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Water Research 123:  825-833. (DOI:  10.1016/j.watres.2017.07.003).

  28. Staicu, L. C., E. D. van Hullebusch, B. E. Rittmann, and P. N. L. Lens (2017).  Industrial selenium pollution:  sources and biological treatment technology, in E. D. van Hullebusch, ed., Bioremediation of Selenium Contaminated Wastewater, Springer International Publishing, AG, pp. 75-101.

  29. Hwang, J.-H. and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Effect of permeate recycling and light intensity on growth kinetics of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.  Algal Research 27: 170-176.

  30. Esquivel-Elizondo, S., A. G. Delgado, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2017).  The effects of CO2 and H2 on CO metabolism by pure and mixed microbial cultures.  Biotechnology for Biofuels 10:220 (DOI 10.1.1186/s/13068-017-0910-1).

  31. O’Donnell, S., B. E. Rittmann, and E. Kavazanjian (2017).  MIDP:  Liquifaction mitigation via microbial denitrification as a two-state process. I:  Desaturation.  J. Geotech. Geoenv. Engr. 143(12): 04017094.

  32. O’Donnell, S., B. E. Rittmann, and E. Kavazanjian (2017).  MIDP:  Liquifaction mitigation via microbial denitrification as a two-state process.  II:  MICP.  J. Geotech. Geoenv. Engr.  143(12):  04017095.

  33. Tang, X., Y. Zhang, L. Jiang, C. Yang, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Enhanced dimethyl phthalate biodegradation by accelerating phthalic-acid di-oxygenation.  Biodegradation 28:  413-421.

  34. Ontiveros-Valencia, A., C. Zhou, Z. E. Ilhan, L. Cornette de Saint Cyr, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Total electron acceptor loading and composition affect hexavalent uranium reduction and microbial community structure in a Membrane Biofilm Reactor.  Water Research 125:  341-349.

  35. Xu, H., W. Sun, N. Yan, Y. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Competition for electrons between pyridine and quinoline during their simultaneous biodegradation.  Environ. Sci. Poll. Res. 24:  25082-25091 (DOI 10.1007/s11356-017-0082-3).

  36. Hobbs, S. R., A. E. Landis, B. E. Rittmann, M. M. Young, and P. Parameswaran (2017).  Enhancing anaerobic digestion of food waste through Biochemchemical Methane Potential Assays at different substrate:inoculum ratios.  Waste Management 71:  612-617.

  37. Alemán-Nava, G. S., I. A. Gatti, R. Parra, J.-F. Dallemand, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Biotechnological revalorization of tequila waste and by-product streams for cleaner production – a review from biorefinery perspective.  J. Cleaner Production 108, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.07.134.

  38. Gao, Y., H. Ryu, B. E. Rittmann, A. Hussain, and Hyung-Sool Lee (2017).  Quantification of the methane concentration using anaerobic oxidation of methane coupled to extracellular electron transfer. Biores. Technol. 241:  979-984.

  39. Zhou, Y., Y.-J. Lai, E. Eustance, L. Straka, C. Zhou, S. Xia, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  How myristyltrimethylammonium bromide enhances biomass harvesting and pigments extraction from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.  Water Res. 126:  189-196.

  40. Mahmoud, M., C. I. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2017).  Changes in glucose fermentation pathways as a response to free ammonia concentration in microbial electrolysis cells:  the role of interspecies H2 transfer.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 51:  13461-13470.

  41. Shan, S., Y. Zhang, L. Hui, W. Shi, and B. E. Rittmann, and Y. Zhang (2017).  Comparison of sequential with intimate coupling of photolysis and biodegradation for benzotriazone.  Front. Environ. Sci. Technol. 11(6): 8 (DOI 10.1007/s11783-017-0953-3).

  42. Zhou, C., and B. E. Rittmann (2017). Reductive precipitation of sulfate and soluble Fe(III) by Desulfovibrio vulgaris:  electron donor regulates electron flow and nano-FeS crystallization.  Water Research 119:  91-101.

  43. Boltz, J. P., B. Smets, B. E. Rittmann, M. C. M. van Loosdrecht, E. Morgenroth, and G. T. Daigger (2017).  From biofilm ecology to reactors:  a focused review.  Water Sci. Technol. 77(8): 1753-1760.

  44. Chandra, R., S. V. Mohan, R. Parra-Saldivar, B. E. Rittmann, R. A. Sanchez-Cornejo (2017).  Conversion of light energy to bioelectricity through photosynthetic microbial fuel cell technology.  Chapter 19 in Das, D. (ed) Microbial Fuel Cell: A Bioelectrochemical System that Converts Waste to Watts, Capital Publ. Co., New Dehli, India, pp. 373-387.


2016

  1. Zevin, A. S., B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2016).  Effects of inoculum source on the structure of bacterial communities in Synechocystis sp. PCC6803-based photobioreactors. Algal Res. 13:  109-116.

  2. Song, J., W. Wang, R. Li, J. Zhu, Y. Zhang, R. Liu, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  UV photolysis for enhanced phenol biodegradation in the presence of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol (TCP).  Biodegradation 27:  59 – 67.

  3. Lee, I.-S. and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Using Focused Pulsed technology to remove siloxane from municipal wastewater sludge.  J. Environ. Engr.  142: 04015056, pp 1 – 6.  DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000975, 04015056.

  4. Lai, C.Y., L.-L. Wen, Y. Zhang, S.-S. Luo, Q.-Y. Wang, Y.-H. Luo, R. Chen, X. Yang, B. E. Rittmann, and H.-P. Zhao (2016).  Autotrophic antimonite bio-reduction using hydrogen as the electron donor.  Water Research 88:  467-474.

  5. Lai, Y.-J., P. Parameswaran, A. Li, A. Aguinaga, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Selective fermentation of carbohydrate and protein fractions of Scenedesmus, and biohydrogenation of its lipid fraction for enhanced recovery of saturated fatty acids.  Biotechnol. Bioengr.113:  320 – 329.

  6. Kim, H.-W., J. Cheng, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Direct membrane-carbonation photobioreactor producing photoautotrophic biomass via carbon dioxide transfer and nutrient removal.  Bioresource Technology 204:  32 – 37.

  7. Lai, Y.-J., P. Parameswaran, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Improving lipid recovery from Scenedesmus wet biomass by surfactant-assisted disruption.  Green Chem. 18: 1319-1326.

  8. Acevedo, A., M. L. Acosta, P. J. J. Alvarez, M. T. Brett, A. P. Covich, S. Espinoza-Corriols, J. A. Huete-Pérez, J. P. Gómez, M. Hanemann, J. Incer-Barquero, F. Joyce, J. W. Lauer, J.-M. Maes, A. Meyer, J. C. Miranda, S. Montenegro-Guillén, Manuel Ortega-Hegg, B. E. Rittmann, J. L. Schnoor, M. B. Tomson, G. R. Urquhart, K. Vammen, and W. L. Whitlow.  Impact assessment for Nicaragua Canal raises serious concerns.  Science letter (sciencemag.org/content/351/6270/220.e-letters).

  9. Mahmoud, M., P. Parameswaran, C. I. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Relieving fermentation inhibition enables high electron recovery from landfill leachate in a microbial electrolysis cell.  Royal Soc. Chem. Adv. 6: 6658 - 6664 (DOI:  10.1039/c5ra25918e).

  10. Zhou, C., A. Ontiveros-Valencia, Z. Wang, J. Maldonado Ortiz, H.-P. Zhao, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Palladium recovery in a H2-based membrane biofilm reactor:  formation of Pd(0) nanoparticles through enzymatic and autocatalytic reductions.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 50:  2546-2555. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05318).

  11. Yan, N., R. Li, H. Xu, L. Li, L. Yang, Y. Zhang, R. Liu, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  The role of exogenous electron donors for accelerating 2,4,6-trichlorophenol biotransformation and mineralization.  Biodegradation.  27:  145-154.

  12. Lai, Y.-J. S., A. McCaw, A. Ontiveros-Valencia, Y. Shi, P. Parameswaran, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Multiple synergistic benefits of selective fermentation of Scenedesmus biomass for fuel recovery via wet-biomass extraction.  Algal Research 17:  253 – 260.

  13. Bhaskar, T., J.-S. Chang, S. Khanal, D.-J. Lee, S. V. Mohan, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Waste biorefinery – advocating circular economy.  Biores. Technol. 215: 1.

  14. Lai, C.-Y., Y. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J.-X. Chen, L.-L. Wen, L.-D. Shi, Y.-P. Sun, F. Ma, B. E. Rittmann, C. Zhou, Y. Tang, P. Zheng, and H.-P. Zhao (2016).  Bio-reduction of chromate in a methane-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 50:  5832-5839.

  15. Ontiveros-Valencia, A., R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2106).  Hydrogen-fed biofilm reactors reducing selenate and sulfate:  community structure and location of elemental selenium with the biofilm.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 113:  1736-1744 (DOI: 10.1002/bit.25945).

  16. Nguyen, B. T., and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Electron partitioning into soluble microbial products by Synechocystis sp. PCC6805.  Biomass and Bioenergy 90:  237-242.

  17. Chen, R., Y.-H. Luo, L.-L. Wen, Y. Zhang, Yin; B. E. Rittmann, Y. Tang, and H.-P Zhao (2016).  Evolution of the microbial community of the biofilm in a methane-based membrane biofilm reactor reducing multiple electron acceptors.  Environ. Sci. Pollution Res. 10:  9540-9548 (DOI:  10.1007/s11356-016-6146-y).

  18. Chen, T., A. G. Delgado, B. M. Yavuz, A. J. Proctor, J. Maldanado, Y. Zuo, P. Westerhoff, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Ozone enhances the biodegradability of residual petroleum hydrocarbons in soil.  Environ. Engr. Sci. 11:  7 – 17 (DOI:  10.1680/jenes.00002).

  19. Alemán-Nava, G. S., S. P. Cuellar-Bermudez, M. Cuaresma, R. Bosma, K. Muylaert, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Parra (2016).  How to use Nile Red, a selective fluorescent stain for microalgal neutral lipids.  J. Microb. Meth. 128:  74 – 79  (DOI:  10.1016/j.mimet.2016.07.011).

  20. Mayer, B., L. Baker, T. Boyer, P. Dresche, J. Gifford, M. Hanjra, P. Parameswaran, J. Stoltfus, P. Westerhoff, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Total value of phosphorus recovery.  Environ. Sci. Technol.  50:  6606-6620.  (DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b01239).

  21. Esquivel-Elizondo, S., P. Parameswaran, A. C. Delgado, J. Maldanado, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown.  Archaea and Bacteria acclimate to high total ammonia in a methanogenic reactor treating swine waste.  Archaea Article ID 4089684 (10 pages).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4089684.

  22. Young, M. N., M. J. Links, S. C. Popat, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I. Torres (2016).  Tailoring microbial electrochemical cells for production of hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations and efficiencies.  ChemSusChem 9:  1 – 9.

  23. Lackner, K., B. E. Rittmann, and 44 other authors (2016). The promise of negative emissions. Science 354 (6313):  714.

  24. Zhou, C., Z. Wang, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Biofilm-enhanced continuous recovery and stabilization of palladium nanoparticles (PdNP).  Environ. Sci. Nano. 3:  1396-1404.

  25. Nguyen, B. T. and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Effects of inorganic carbon and pH on growth kinetics of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.  Algal Research 19:  363-369 (DOI:  10.1016/j.algal.2016.03.011).

  26. Huete-Pérez, J., A., M. Ortega-Hegg, G. R. Urquhart, A. P. Covich, K. Vammen, B. E Rittmann, J. C. Miranda, S. Espinoza-Corriols, A. Acevedo, M. L. Acosta, J. P. Gómez, M. Hanemann, A. Härer, J. Incer-Barquero, F. J. Joyce, J. W. Lauer, J.-M. Maes, M. B. Tomson, A.Meyer, S. Montenegro-Guillén, W. L. Whitlow, J. L. Schnoor, and P. J. J. Alvarez (2016).  Critical uncertainties and gaps in the environmental and social impact assessment of the proposed Interoceanic Canal through Nicaragua.  BioScience 66(8):  632-645 (DOI:  10.1094/biosi/biw064).

  27. Lusk, B. G., P. Parameswaran, S. C. Popat, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I. Torres (2016).  The effect of pH and buffer concentration on anode biofilms of Thermincola ferriacetica.  Bioelectrochemistry 112:  47-52.

  28. Zhou, Y., B. T. Nguyen, Y.-J. Lai, C. Zhou, S. Xia, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Using flow cytometry to evaluate thermal extraction of EPS from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.  Algal Res. 20:  276-281.

  29. Lai, Y-J. S., Y. Zhou, R. Martarelli, Z. Wang, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).   Synergistic integration of C12 to C16 cationic surfactants for flocculation and lipid extraction from Chlorella biomass.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering 1:  752-757.

  30. Lee, H.-S., B. Dhar, J. An, B. E. Rittmann, H. Ryu, J. Santodomingo, H. Ren, and J. Chae (2016).  The roles of biofilm conductivity and donor substrate kinetics in a mixed-culture biofilm anode.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 50:  12799-12807.

  31. Chen, T., A. G. Delgado, B. M. Yavuz, J. Maldonado, Y. Zuo, R. Kamath, P. Westerhoff, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Interpreting interactions between ozone and residual hydrocarbons in soil.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 51:  506-513.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04534.

  32. Ki, D., P. Parameswaran, S. C. Popat, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I. Torres (2016).  Maximizing Coulombic recovery and solids reduction from primary sludge by controlling retention time and pH in a flat-place microbial electrolysis cell.  Environ. Sci.:  Water Res. & Technol. 3:  333-339.

  33. Dong, S., X. Tian, Z. Xu, D. Ma, B. Cui, N. Ren, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Role of self-assembly coated Er3+:YAlO3/TiO2 in intimate coupling of visible-light-responsive photocatalysis and biodegradation reactions.  J. Hazardous Materials. 302:  386-394.

  34. O’Donnell, S. T., N. Hamden, B. E. Rittmann, and E. Kavazanjian (2016).  A stoichiometric model for biogeotechnical soil improvement.  Chicago-Geotech. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/pdf/10.1061/9780784480120.002.

  35. Xia, S., X. Xu, C. Zhou, C. Wang, L. Zhou, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Direct delivery of CO2 into a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor and model development.  Chem. Engr. Jl. 290:  154-160.

  36. Lai, C.-Y., L.-L. Wen, L. Shi, K.-K. Zhao, Y.-Q. Wang, X. Yang, B. E. Rittmann, C. Zhou, Y. Tang, P. Zheng, and H.-P. Zhao (2016).  Selenate and nitrate bio-reductions using methane as the electron donor in a membrane biofilm reactor.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 50:  10179-10186.

  37. Zhou, C., X. Wang, A. K. Marcus, and B. E. Rittmann (2016).  Biofilm-enhanced continuous synthesis and stabilization of palladium nanoparticles (PdNPs).  J. Materials Catalyis A. 3:  1396-1404.

  38. Boltz, J. P., B. Smets, B. E. Rittmann, M. C. M. van Loosdrecht, E. Morgenroth, and G. T. Daigger (2016).  Biofilms in the water environment:  trends and challenges.  Global Trends & Challenges in Water Science, Research, and Management, 2nd ed, IWA Publishing, London (DOI:  10.2166/wst.2017.061).


2015

  1. Park, S., J.-W. Chung, B. E. Rittmann, and W. Bae (2015).  Nitrite accumulation from simultaneous free-ammonia and free-nitrous acid inhibition and oxygen limitation in a continuous-flow biofilm reactor.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 112:  43-52.

  2. Gifford, M., J. Liu, B. E. Rittmann, R. Vannela, and P. Westerhoff (2015).  Phosphorus recovery from microbial biofuel residual using microwave peroxide digestion and anion exchange.  Water Research 70:  130-137.

  3. Yang, L., Y. Zhang, Q. Bai, N. Yan, H. Xu, and B. E. Rittmann (2015).  Intimately coupled photolysis accelerates nitrobenzene biodegradation, but sequential coupling slows biodegradation.  J. Hazardous Materials 287:  252-258.

  4. Kang, D.-W., J. K. DiBaise, Z. E. Ilhan, M. D. Crowell, J. R. Rideout, J.G. Caporaso, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2015).  Gut microbial and short-chain fatty acid profiles in adults with chronic constipation before and after treatment with Lubiprostone.  Anaerobe 33:  33-41.

  5. Luo, Y.-H., R. Chen, L.-L. Wen, F. Meng, Y. Zhang, C.-Y. Lai, B. E. Rittmann, H.-P. Zhao, and P. Zheng (2015).  Complete perchlorate reduction using methane as the sole electron donor and carbon source.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:  2341-2349.

  6. Xu, X., S. Xia, Z. Liu, J. Liang, S. Shen, L. Zhou, Z. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2015).  Bioreduction of vanadium (V) in groundwater by autohydrogentrophic bacteria:  mechanisms and microorganisms.  J. Environ. Sci. 30:  122-128.

  7. Pan, S., N. Yan, Y. Zhang, B. E. Rittmann (2015).  UV photolysis for relieved inhibition of sulfadiazine (SD) to biomass growth.  Bioprocess & Biosystems Engr. 38:  911-915.

  8. Cuellar-Bermudez, S. P., J. S. Garcia-Perez, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Parra-Salvidar (2015).  Photosynthetic bioenergy utilizing CO2:  an approach on flue gases utilization for third generation biofuels. J. Cleaner Production 98:  53-65.

  9. Huete-Pérez, J., P. Alvarez, J. Schnoor, B. E. Rittmann, A. Clayton, M. Acosta, C. E. Bicudo, M. Kalin Arroyo, M. Brett, V. Campost, H. Chaimovich, A. Covich, B. Jimenez-Cisneros, L. Lacerdo, J.-M. Maes, J. Miranda, S. Montenegro Guillen, M. Ortega Hegg, G. Urauhart, K. Vammen, and L. Zambrano Gonzalez (2015).  Scientists raise alarms about fast tracking of transoceanic canal through Nicaragua.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:  3989-3996.

  10. Matteson, S., A. Sekay, E. Williams, and B. E. Rittmann (2015).  Sun-to-wheels exergy efficiencies for bio-ethanol and photovoltaics.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:  6394-6401.

  11. Liu, Z., G.-N. Lu, H. Yin, Z. Dang, and B. E. Rittmann (2015).  Removal of natural estrogens and their conjugates in municipal wastewater treatment plants.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:  5288-5300.

  12. Tang, Y., Y. Zhang, N. Yan, R. Liu, and B. E. Rittmann (2015).  The role of electron donors generated from UV photolysis for accelerating pyridine biodegradation.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 112:  1792 – 1800.

  13. Sarkar, D. C., A. Sathasivan, and B. E. Rittmann (2015).  Modelling combined effect of chloramine and copper on ammonia-oxidizing microbial activity using a biostability approach.  Water Res. 84:  190-197.

  14. Cueller-Bermudez, S. P., M. A. Romero-Owaga, R. Vannela, Y.-J Lai, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Parra-Saldivar (2015).  Effects of light intensity and carbon dioxide on lipids and fatty acids produced by Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 during Continuous Flow.  Algal Research 12:  10 – 16.

  15. Yan, N., L. Wang, L Chang, C. Zhang, Y. Zhou, Y. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2015).  Coupled aerobic and anoxic biodegradation for quinoline and nitrogen removals.  Front. Environ. Sci. Eng. 9(4):  738 – 744.

  16. Li, W.-W., H.-Q. Yu, and B. E. Rittmann (2015).  Reuse water pollutants.  Nature 528:  29 – 31. 

  17. Zevin, A. S., T. Nam, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2015).  Effects of phosphate limitation on soluble microbial products and microbial community structure in semi-continuous Synechocystis-based photobioreactors.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 112:  1761-1769.

  18. Ki, D., P. Parameswaran, S. C. Popat, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I. Torres (2015).  Effects of pre-fermentation and pulsed-electric-field treatment of primary sludge in microbial electrochemical cells.  Bioresource Technnology 195:  83 – 88.

  19. Ki, D., P. Parameswaran, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I. Torres (2015).  Effect of pulsed electric field (PEF) pretreatment on primary sludge for enhanced bioavailability and energy capture.  Environ. Engr. Sci. 32:  831 – 837.

  20. Nguyen, B. and B. E. Rittmann (2015).  Predicting dissolved inorganic carbon in photoautotrophic microalgae culture via the nitrogen source.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:  9826 – 9831.

  21. Yeo, H, J. An, R. Reid, B. E. Rittmann, and H.-S. Lee (2015).  Mechanisms for over-saturation of dissolved methane in anaerobic membrane bioreactors treating dilute wastewater.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:  10366 – 10372.

  22. Bai, Q.; L. Yang, Lihui, R. Li, B. Chen, L. Zhang, Y. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2015).  Electrons from a photolysis product accelerate quinoline biodegradation and mineralization.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:  11536 – 11542.

  23. Chen, B., Yang, L., Bai, Q., Li, R., B. E. Rittmann, and Y. Zhang (2015).  Coupling UV-H2O2 to accelerate dimethyl phthalate (DMP) biodegradation and mineralization.  Biodegradation 26:  431 – 441.

  24. Zhou, C., Z. Liu, P. Pataranutaport, R. Vannela, K. F. Hayes, and B. E. Rittmann.  (2015).  Biogenic nano-particulate iron-sulfide produced through sulfate and Fe(III)-(hydro)oxide reductions was enhanced by pyruvate as electron donor.  RSC Advances 5:  100750-100761.

  25. Cuéllar-Bermúdez S.P., García-Pérez J.S., Alemán-Nava G.S., Rittmann B.E., Rodríguez-Rosales M., Romero-Ogawa M.A., Mahlknecht J., and Parra-Saldívar R. (2015).  Evaluation of wastewater treatment of municipal and industrial sewage using microalgae like indicators. In Alcocer, J., M. Merino-Ibarra, E. Escobar-Briones. (Eds). Tendencias de investigación en Limnología tropical: Perspectivas universitarias en Latinoamérica. Asociación Mexicana de Limnología, A.C., Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, UNAM, y Consejo Nacional de Ciencias y Tecnología. México. ISBN 978-607-02-7199-1.

  26. Lusk, B. G., Q. F. Khan, P. Parameswaran, A. Hameed, N. Ali, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I. Torres (2015).  Characterization of electrical current-generation capabilities from thermophilic bacterium Thermoanaerobacter pseudoethanolicus using xylose, glucose, cellobiose, or acetate with fixed anode potentials.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 49 (24), pp 14725–14731.

  27. Wen, L.-L., Y. Zhang, Y.-W. Pan, W.-Q. Wu, S.-H. Meng, C. Zhou, B. E. Rittmann, Y. Tang, P. Zheng, and H.-P. Zhao (2015).  The roles of methanogens and acetogens in dechlorination of trichloroethene using different electron donors.  Env. Sci. Poll. Res. 23:  19039-19047.

  28. Marsolek, M. D. and B. E. Rittmann (2015).  Effect of substrate characteristics on microbial community structure, function, resistance, and resilience; application to coupled photocatalytic-biological treatment.  Water Research 90:  1-8.


2014

  1. Mahmoud, M., P. Parameswaran, C. I. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  Fermentation pre-treatment of landfill leachate for enhanced electron recovery in a microbial electrolysis cell.  Bioresource Technology 151:  151-158.

  2. Marsolek, M.D., M. J. Kirisits, K. A. Gray, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  Coupled photocatalytic-biodegradation of 2,4,5-trichlorophenol: effects of photolytic and photocatalytic effluent composition on bioreactor process performance, community diversity, and resistance and resilience to perturbation.  Water Research 50:  59-69.

  3. Zhang, Y., L. Chang, N. Yan, Y. Tang, R. Liu, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  UV photolysis for accelerating pyridine biodegradation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48:  649-655.

  4. Zhou, C., B. E. Rittmann, K. F Hayes, and R. Vannela (2014).  Effect of growth conditions on formation and characteristics of biogenic iron-sulfide solids by Desulfovibrio vulgaris.  J. Hazardous Materials 272:  28-35.

  5. Zhao, H.-P., A. Ontiveros-Valencia, Y. Tang, B.-O. Kim, S. Van Ginkel, D. Friese, R. Overstreet, J. Smith, P. Evans, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  Removal of multiple electron acceptors by pilot-scale, two-stage membrane biofilm reactors. Water Res. 54:  115-122. 

  6. Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Y. Tang, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  Managing the interactions between sulfate- and perchlorate-reducing bacteria when treating highly perchlorate-contaminated groundwater with hydrogen-fed biofilms.  Water Research 55:  215-224.

  7. Laspidou, C. S., L. A. Spyrou, N. Aravas, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  Material modeling of biofilm mechanical properties.  Mathematical Biosciences 251:  11-15.

  8. Lai, C.-Y., X. Yang, Y. Tang, B. E. Rittmann, and H.-P. Zhao (2104).  Nitrate shaped the selenate-reducing microbial community in a hydrogen-based biofilm reactor.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 48:  3395-3402.

  9. Ling, C., Y. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  Internal loop photo-biodegradation reactor used for accelerated quinoline degradation and mineralization.  Biodegradation 25:587–594.

  10. Rittmann, B. E. (2014).  Practicing environmental biotechnology.  J. Shanghai Normal Univ. 43(1):  1 – 8.

  11. Popat, S. C., D. Ki, M. N. Young, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I. Torres (2014).  Buffer pKa and transport govern the concentration overpotential in electrochemical oxygen reduction at neutral pH.  ChemElectoChem. 1:  1909-1915.

  12. Zhou, C., A. Ontiveros-Valencia, A. S. Zevin; L. C. de Saint Cyr, S. E. Carey, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  Uranium removal and microbial community in a H2-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Water Research 64:  255-264.

  13. Ekre, R., P. C. Johnson, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2014).  Method for assessing source zone natural depletion at chlorinated aliphatic spill sites.  Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation 34:  60-70.

  14. Lai, Y-J. S., P. Parameswaran, A.Li, M. Baez, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  Effects of pulsed electric field treatment on lipid recovery from the microalga Scenedesmus.  Bioresource Technology 173:  457-461.

  15. Pan, S., N. Yan, X. Liu, Y. Zhang, R. Liu, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  UV photolysis for accelerating sulfadiazine (SD) biodegradation.  Biodegradation 25:  911-921.

  16. Zhou, C., R. Vannela, S. Hyun, K. Hayes, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  Growth of Desulfovibrio vulgaris when respiring U(VI) and characterization of biogenic uraninite.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 48:  6928-6937.

  17. Ren, H., C.I. Torres, P. Parameswaran, B. E. Rittmann, and J. Chae (2014).  Improved Current and Power Density with a Micro-scale Microbial Fuel Cell Due to a Small Characteristic Length.  Biosensors and Bioelectronics 61:  587-592.

  18. Cuellar-Bermudez, S. P., J. S. Garcia-Perez, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Parra-Salvidar (2014).  Photosynthetic bioenergy utilizing CO2:  an approach on flue gases utilization for third generation biofuels. J. Petroleum and Environmental Biotechnology 5(4):  71.

  19. Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Y. Tang, H.-P. Zhao, D. Friese, R. Overstreet, J. Smith, P. Evans, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2014).  Pyrosequencing analysis yields comprehensive assessment of microbial communities in pilot two-stage membrane biofilm reactors.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 48:  7511-7518.

  20. Cuellar-Bermudez, S. P., M. A. Romero-Ogawa, N. Ornelas-Soto, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Parra (2014).  Algal biofuels production processes, carbon dioxide fixation, and biorefinery concept.  J. Petroleum and Environmental Biotechnology 5(4):  1000185.

  21. Parra-Saldivar, R., S. P. Cuellar-Bermudez, M. A. R. Ogawa, and B. E. Rittmann (2014).  Algae biofuels production processes, carbon dioxide fixation, and biorefinery concepts.  M. Petr. Environ. Biotechnol. 5:  185, DOE: 10.4172/2157-7463.1000185.


2013

  1. Kim, H. W., R. Vannela, B. E. Rittmann (2013).  Responses of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 to total dissolved solids in long-term continuous operation of a photobioreactor.  Bioresource Technol. 128:  378-384. 

  2. Mayer, B. K., D. Gerrity, B. E. Rittmann, D. Reisinger, S. Brandt-Williams (2013).  Innovative strategies to achieve low total phosphorus concentrations in high water flow.  Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 43(4): 409-441.

  3. Young, M. N., R. Krajmalnik-Brown, W. Liu, M. L. Doyle, and B. E. Rittmann (2013).  The role of anaerobic sludge recycle in improving anaerobic digester performance.  Bioresource Technol. 128:  731-737.

  4. Rittmann, B. E. (2013)  The energy issues in urban water management.  Chpt. 2. in Wastewater Management:  Source Separation and Decentralisation.  T. Larsen, K. Udert, and J. Liener, eds.,  IWA Publishing, London, pp. 13-28.

  5. Yuan, W., M. Wiehn, Y. Wang, H-W. Kim, B. E. Rittmann, and D. R. Nielsen (2013).  Solid-phase extraction of long-chain fatty acids from aqueous solution.  Separationn and Purification Technology 106:  1 – 7.

  6. Zhao, H.-P., A. Ontiveros-Valencia, Y. Tang, B.-O. Kim, Z.-E. Ilhan, R. Krajmalnik-Browh, and B. E. Rittmann (2013).  Using a two-stage hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR) to achieve complete perchlorate reduction in the presence of nitrate and sulfate.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 47:  1565 – 1572.

  7. Almeida, P. G. S., A. K. Marcus, B. E. Rittmann, and C. A. L. Chernicharo (2013).  Performance of plastic- and sponge-based trickling filters treating effluents from a UASB reactor.  Water Sci. Technol.  67(5):  1034- 1042.

  8. Young, M. N., A. K. Marcus, and B. E. Rittmann (2013).  A Combined Activated Sludge Anaerobic Digestion Model (CASADM) to Understand the Role of Anaerobic Sludge Recycling in Wastewater Treatment Plant Performance. Bioresource Technology 136:  196-204.

  9. Parameswaran, P., T. Bry, S. Popat, B. Lusk, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I Torres (2013).  Kinetic, electrochemical, and microscopic characterization of the thermophilic, anode-respiring bacterium Thermincola ferriacetica.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 47:  4934-4940.

  10. Wang, J., Y. Zhang, N. Yan, J. Chen, and B. E. Rittmann (2013).  Enhanced phenol bioavailability by means of photolysis.  Biodegradation 24:  597-602.

  11. Ontiveros-Valencia, A. Y. Tang, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2013).  Using a hydrogen-fed biofilm to treat a groundwater highly contaminated with perchlorate.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 110:  3139-3147.

  12. Yan, N., L. Chang, L. Gan, Y. Zhang, R. Liu, and B. E. Rittmann (2013).  UV photolysis for accelerated quinoline biodegradation and mineralization.  Appl. Microb. Biotechnol. 97:  10555-10561.

  13. Tang, Y., R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2013).  Modeling trichloroethene reduction in a hydrogen-based biofilm.  Water Sci. Technol. 68(5):  1158-1163.

  14. Zhao, H.-P; Z. E. Ilhan, A. Ontiveros-Valencia, A.; Y. Tang, B. E. Rittmann, Bruce, and R Krajmalnik-Brown (2013) Effects of multiple electron acceptors on microbial interactions in a hydrogen-based biofilm.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 47:  7396 – 7403.

  15. Elser, J. J. and B. E. Rittmann (2013).  The dirty way to feed 9 billion people.  Future Tense article in Slate. Washington, DC.

  16. Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Z.-E. Ilhan, D.-W. Kang, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2013).  Phylogenetic analysis of nitrate- and sulfate-reducing bacteria in a hydrogen-fed biofilm.  FEMS Microbiological Ecology, 85, 158-167 (DOI:10.1111/1574-6941.12107).

  17. Hamdan, N., E. Kavazanjian, Jr., B. E. Rittmann (2013).  Carbonate cementation via plat urease.  Proc. 18th Intl. Conf. Soil Mechanics and Geotchnical Engr., Paris, France, 2-5 Sept.


2012

  1. Biyela, P. T., H. Ryu, A. Brown, A. Alum, M. Abbaszadegan, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Distribution systems as reservoirs of Naegleria fowleri and other amoebae.  J. Amer. Water Works Assn. 104(1):49-50 + dx.doi.org:10.5942/jawwa.2012.104.1006.

  2. Zhang, Y., X. Sun, L. Chen, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Integrated photocatalytic-biological reactor for accelerated 2,4,6-trichlorophenol degradation and mineralization.  Biodegradation 23:  189-198.

  3. Ha, P., T. K. Lee, B. E. Rittmann, J. Park, and I. S. Chang (2012).  Treatment of alcohol distillery wastewater using a Bacteriodetes-dominated thermophilic microbial fuel cell. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46:  3022-3030.

  4. Li, G., S. Park, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Degradation of reactive dyes in a photocatalytic circulating-bed biofilm reactor.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 109:  884-843.

  5. Sheng, J., R. Vannela, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Disruption of Synechocystis PCC 6803 for lipid extraction.  Water Sci. Technol. 65(30):  567-576.

  6. Yan, N., S. Xia, L. Xu, J. Zhu, Y. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Internal loop photobiodegradation reactor (ILPBR) for accelerated degradation of sulfamethoxazole (SMX).  Appl. Microb. Biotech.  94:  527-535.

  7. Zhang, Y., R. Yan, Z Zou, and B. E. Rittmann (2112).  Improved nitrogen removal in dual-contaminated surface water by means of photocatalysis.  Front. Environ. Sci. Engr. 6:  428-436.

  8. Wen, D., G. Li, R. Xin, S. Park, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  2,4-DNT degradation in intimately coupled photocatalysis:  the roles of adsorption, photolysis, and biotransformation.  Appl. Microb. Biotechnol. 95:  263-272.

  9. Popat, S. C., D. Ki, B. E. Rittmann, and C. I. Torres (2012).  Importance of OH- transport from cathodes in microbial fuel cells.  ChemSusChem 15:  1071-1079.

  10. Karadagli, F., B. E. Rittmann, D. C. McAvoy, and J. E. Richardson (2012).  Effect of turbulence on the disintegration rate of flushable consumer products.  Water Environ. Res. 84:  424-433.

  11. Deo, R. P. and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  A biogeochemical framework for bioremediation of plutonium(V) in the subsurface environment.  Biodegradation 23:  525-534.

  12. Zhang, Y., X. Pu, M. Fang, J. Zhu, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  TCP photobiodegradation and its effects on community structure.  Biodegradation 23:  575-583.

  13. Tang, Y., M. Ziv-El, K. Meyer, C. Zhou, J. H. Shin, C. H. Ahn, J. McQuarrie, D. Candelaria, P. Swaim, R. Scott, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Comparison of heterotrophic and hydrogen-based autotrophic denitrification of groundwater.  Water Sci. Technol.:  Water Supply 12 (2):  227 – 233.

  14. Tang, Y, H. Zhao, A. K. Marcus, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  A steady-state biofilm model for simultaneous reduction of nitrate and perchlorate -- Part 1:  model development and numerical solution.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 46:  1598 – 1607.

  15. Tang, Y., H. Zhao, A. K. Marcus, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  A steady-state biofilm model for simultaneous reduction of nitrate and perchlorate -- Part 2:  parameter optimization and results and discussion.  Environ. Sci. Technol.46:  1608 – 1615.

  16. Ziv-El, M., K. Cai, R. Halden, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Managing methanogens and homoacetogens to promote reductive dechlorination of trichloroethene with direct delivery of H2 in a membrane biofilm reactor.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 109:  2200 – 2210.

  17. Ziv-El, M., S. C. Popat, P Parameswaran, D.-W. Kang, A. Polasko, R. U. Halden, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2012). Using electron balances and molecular techniques to assess trichoroethene-induced shifts to a dechlorinating microbial community.  Biotechnol. Bioengr.  109:  2230 – 2239.

  18. Tang, Y., C. Zhou, S. Van Ginkel, A. Ontiveros, J. Shin, and B.E. Rittmann (2012).  Hydrogen-permeabilities of the fibers used in a H2-based membrane biofilm reactor.  J. Membrane Sci. 407-408:  176 – 183.

  19. Van Ginkel, S. W., B. Kim, Z. Yang, R. Sittmann, M. Sholin, J. Miceli, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Effect of NaCl on nitrate removal from ion-exchange spent brine in the membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR).  Water Sci. Technol. 65 (1):  100 – 104.

  20. Li, G., S. Park, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Developing an efficient TiO2-coated biofilm carrier to intimate coupling of photocatalysis and biodegradation.  Water Research 46:  6489 – 6496.

  21. Parameswaran, P., C. I. Torres, D. Kang, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2012).  The role of homo-acetogenic bacteria as efficient hydrogen scavengers in microbial electrochemical cells (MXCs).  Water Sci. Technol. 65 (1): 1 – 6.

  22. Parameswaran, P. and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Feasibility of anaerobic co-digestion of pig waste and paper sludge.  Bioresource Technology 124:  163-168.

  23. Rittmann, B. E., Y. Tang, K. Meyer, W. D. Bellamy, and R. Nerenberg.  Biological Processes.  Chpt. 17 in Water Treatment Plant Design, fifth ed., S. J. Randtke and M. B. Horsely, eds., Amer. Water Works Assn., Denver, CO., pp. 17.1 – 17.43.

  24. Vijayaraghavan, K., S. Van Ginkel, C. I. Torres, H.-S. Lee, P. Parameswaran, Z. Zhou, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Effect of pH and hydraulic residence time on fermentation product distribution and subsequent treatment in a microbial electrolysis cell.  TERI Information Digest on Energy and Environment 11(3):  355-358.

  25. Ontiveros-Valencia, A., M. Ziv-El., H.-P. Zhou, L. Feng, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2012).  Interactions between nitrate-reducing and sulfate-reducing bacteria coexisting in a hydrogen-fed biofilm.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 46:  11289 – 11298.

  26. Yan, N., S. Xia, L. Xu, J. Zhu, Y. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  Internal loop photobiocatalysis reactor (ILPBR) for accelerated degradation of sulfamethoxazole.  Appl. Micro. Biotechnol. 94:  527 – 535.

  27. Tang, Y., A. Ontiveros-Valencia, L. Feng, C. Zhou, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2012).  A biofilm model to understand the onset of sulfate reduction in denitrifying membrane biofilm reactors.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 110:  763 – 772.


2011

  1. Marcus, A. K., C. I. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2011).  Analysis of a microbial electrochemical cell using the proton condition in biofilm (PCBIOFILM) model.  Bioresources Technol. 102:  253 – 262.

  2. Parameswaran, P., C. I. Torres, H.-S. Lee, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2011).  Hydrogen consumption in microbial electrochemical systems (MXCs):  the role of homo-acetogenic bacteria.  Bioresource Technology 102:  263-271.

  3. Sheng J., R. Vannela, and B. E. Rittmann (2011).  Evaluation of methods to extract and quantify lipids from Synechocystis PCC 6803.  Bioresource Technology 102: 1697-1703.

  4. Van Ginkel, S. W., C. Zhou, and B. E. Rittmann (2011).  Hydrogen-based nitrate and selenate bioreductions in flue-gas desulfurization brine.  J. Environ. Engr. 137:  63 – 68.

  5. Lee, I. And B. E. Rittmann (2011).  Effect of low solids retention time and Focused Pulsed pre-treatment on anaerobic digestion of waste activated sludge.  Bioresource Technology 102:  2542 – 2548.

  6. Kim, H.-W., R. Vannela, C. Zhou, and B. E. Rittmann (2011).  Nutrient acquisition and limitation for the photoautotrophic growth of Synechocystis PCC6803 as a renewable biomass source.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 108:  277 – 285.

  7. Tang, Y., C. Zhou, M. Ziv-El, and B.E. Rittmann (2011).  A pH-control model for heterotrophic and hydrogen-based autotrophic denitrification. Water Res. 45:  232 – 240.

  8. Ji, E., H. Moon, J. Piao, P. T. Ha, J. An, D. Kim, J.-J. Woo, Y. Lee, S.-H. Moon, B. E. Rittmann, and I. S. Choi (2011).  Interface resistances of anion exchange membranes in microbial fuel cells with low ionic strength.  Biosensors and Bioelectronics 26:  3266 – 3271.

  9. Wu, Y., J. Zhou, N. Fishkin, B. E. Rittmann, and J. Sparrow (2011).  Enzymatic degradation of A2E, an RPE lipofuscin bisretinoid.  J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 133(4):  849-857.

  10. Tang, Y. N., M. Ziv-El, C. Zhou, J.-H. Shin, C.-H. Ahn, K. Meyer, J. McQuarrie, D. Candalaria, P. Swaim, R. Scott, and B. E. Rittmann (2011). Using the carrier-surface loading to design heterotrophic denitrification reactors.  J. Amer. Water Works Assn.  103 (3):  68 – 78.

  11. Zhang, H., P. Parameswaran, J. Badalamenti, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2011).  Integrating high-throughput pyrosequencing and quantitative real-time PCR to analyze complex microbial communities.  Chapter 8 in High-Throughput Sequencing:  Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol 733.  Y. M. Kwon and S. C. Ricke, eds, Humana Press, New York, pp. 107 – 128.

  12. Van Ginkel, S. W., B. Kim, Z. Yang, and B. E. Rittmann (2011).  The removal of selenate to low levels from flue-gas desulfurization bring using the H2-based membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR).  Bioresource Technology 102:  6360-6364.

  13. Van Ginkel, S.W., Y.N. Tang, and B.E. Rittmann (2011).  Impact of precipitation on the treatment of real ion-exchange brine using the H2-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Wat. Sci. Technol. 63(7):  1453-1458. 

  14. Sutton, P. M., B. E. Rittmann, O. J. Schraa, J. E. Banaszak, and A. P. Togna (2011).  Wastewater as a resource:  a unique approach to achieving energy sustainability.  Wat. Sci. Technol.  63(9):  2004-2009.

  15. Hamdan, N., E. Kavazanjian, and B. E. Rittmann (2011).  Carbonate mineral precipitation for soil improvement through microbial denitrification.  Proc. GeoFrontiers 2011:  Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, J. Han and D. E. Alzamoro, eds., Amer. Soc. Civil Engrs. Geotechnical Special Publication 211, pp. 3925-3955.

  16. Rittmann, B. E. (2011).  Giving a little help to our prokaryote friends.  Microbial Biotechnology 4(2):  127 – 128.

  17. Zhang, W., B. E. Rittmann, and Y. Chen (2011).  Size effects on adsorption of hematite nanoparticles on E. coli cells.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 45:  2172 – 2178.

  18. Sheng, J., R. Vannela, and B. E. Rittmann (2011).  Evaluation of cell-disruption effects of pulsed-electric-field treatment of Synechocystis PCC6803.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 45:  3795 – 3802.

  19. Vermaas, W., S. Cheney, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, H. Lamb, D. Nielsen, B. E. Rittmann, R. Roberson, W. Roberts, and D. Thompson (2011). Cyanobacteria as solar-powered biocatalysts for production of biofuels. J. Phycol. 47:  S6-S6.

  20. Sahinkaya, E., H. Hasar, A. H. Kaksonen, and B. E. Rittmann (2011).  Performance of a sulfide-oxidizing and sulfur-recovering membrane biofilm reactor treating sulfidogenic effluent.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 45:  4080 – 4087.

  21. Choi, S., H.-S. Hyung-Sool Lee, Y. Yang, P. Parameswaran, C. I. Torres, B. E. Rittmann, and J.Chae (2011).  A µL-scale micromachined microbial fuel cell having  high power density.  Lab in a Chip 11:  1110 – 1117.

  22. Kim. H.-W., A. K. Marcus, J.-H. Shin, and B. E. Rittmann (2011).  Advanced control for photoautotrophic growth and CO2-utilization efficiency using a membrane-carbonation photobioreactor (MCPBR).  Environ. Sci. Technol. 45: 5032-5038.

  23. Rittmann, B. E., B. Mayer, P. Westerhoff, and M. Edwards (2011).  Capturing the lost phosphorus. Chemosphere 84:  846-853.

  24. Lee, Y.-W., J. Lee, B. E. Rittmann, and J. Chung (2011).  Wastewater recycling at an electronics company using a combined system of membrane bioreactor and reverse osmosis membrane processes.  Canadian J. Civil Engineering 38:  762-771.

  25. Ni, B.-J., B. E. Rittmann, and H.-Q. Yu (2011).  Soluble microbial products and their implications in mixed culture biotechnology.  Trends Biotechnol. 29:  254-263.

  26. Zhao, H., Van Ginkel, S., Tang, Y., Kang, D.-W., Rittmann, B. E., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2011)  Interactions between perchlorate and nitrate reductions in the biofilm of a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 45:  10155-10162.

  27. Deo, R. P., B. E. Rittmann, and D. T. Reed (2011).  Pu(V) reduction in the presence of Fe(III)-NTA:  modeling and experimental approach.  Biodegradation 22:  921-929.

  28. Sheng, J., H.-W. Kim, J. P. Badalamenti, C. Zhou, S. Sridharakrishnan, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Vannela (2011). Temperature effects on growth and lipids of Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 in a photobioreactor.  Bioresource Technology 102: 11218-11225.

  29. Li, G., S. Park, D Kang, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2011). 2, 4, 5-trichlorophenol degradation using a novel TiO2-coated biofilm carrier:  Roles of adsorption, photocatalysis, and biodegradation.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 45:  8359-8367.

  30. Van Ginkel, S. W., Z. Yang, B. Kim, and B. E. Rittmann (2011).  Effect of pH on nitrate and selenate reduction in flue-gas desulfurization brine using the H2-based membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR).  Water Sci. Technol. 63 (12):  2923 – 2928.

  31. Hamdan, N., E. Kavazanjian, Jr., and B. E. Rittmann, B.E. (2011) Sequestration of radionuclide and metal contaminants through microbially-induced carbonate precipitation,” Proceedings of the 14th Pan American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Canadian Geotechnical Society, 5 pages ( http://geoserver.ing.puc.cl/info/conferences/PanAm2011/panam2011/acknowledgements.html).


2010

  1. Parameswaran, P., H. Zhang, C. I. Torres, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2010).  Microbial community structure in a biofilm anode fed with a fermentable substrate: the significance of hydrogen scavengers.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 105:  69-78.

  2. Torres, C. I., Andrew K. Marcus, H.-S. Lee, P. Parameswaran, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2010). A kinetic perspective on extracellular electron transfer by anode-respiring bacteria.  FEMS Microb. Rev. 34:  3 – 17.

  3. Park, S., W. Bae, and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Operational boundaries for nitrite accumulation in a nitrification process by using minimum/maximum substrate concentrations that include effects of oxygen limitation, pH, and inhibition.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 44:  335 – 342.

  4. Park, S. W. Bae, B. E. Rittmann, S. Kim, and J. Chung (2010).  Operation of suspended-growth shortcut biological nitrogen removal (SSBNR) based on the minimum/maximum substrate concentration.  Water Res. 44:  1419-1428.

  5. Van Ginkel, S. W., R. Lamendella, W. P. Kovacik, Jr., J. W. Santo Domingo, and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Microbial community structure during nitrate and perchlorate reduction in ion-exchange brine using the hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR).  Bioresource Technol. 101:  3747-3750.

  6. Schwarz, A. O. and B. E. Rittmann (2010). The diffusion-active permeable reactive barrier.  J. Contaminant Hydrology 112:  155-162.

  7. Park, S., B. E. Rittmann, and W. Bae (2010).  Novel differential-elimination method for determining kinetic coefficients under substrate self-inhibition.  Biodegradation 21: 203-216.

  8. Ni, B.-J., B. E. Rittmann, and H.-Q. Yu (2010).  Modeling predation processes in activated sludge.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 105:  1021-1030.

  9. Rittmann, B. E.  (2010).  The role of biotechnology in water and wastewater treatment.  J. Environ. Engr. (ASCE) 136:  348 – 353.

  10. Lee, H.-S. and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Characterization of energy losses in an upflow single-chamber microbial electrolysis cell.   Intl. J. Hydrogen Energy 35:  920-927.

  11. Lee. H.-S. and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Significance of biological H2 oxidation in a continuous single-chamber microbial electrolysis cell.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 44:  948-954.

  12. Lee, H.-S., W. Vermaas, and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Biological hydrogen production:  perspectives and challenges.  Trends in Biotechnology 28(5):  262-271.

  13. Zhang, Y., L. Wang, and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Integrated photocatalytic-biological reactor for accelerated phenol mineralization.  Appl. Microb. Biotechnol. 86:  1977-1985.

  14. Kiser, M. A., J. Oppenheimer, J. DeCarolis, Z. M. Hirani, and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Quantitatively understanding the performance of membrane bioreactors.  Separations Sci. Technol. 45:  1003-1013.

  15. Ni, B.-J., B. E. Rittmann, and H.-Q Yu (2010).  Impacts of predators on biomass components and oxygen uptake rates.  Water Research 44:  4616 – 4622.

  16. Reed, D. T., R. P. Deo, and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Subsurface interactions of actinide species with microorganisms.  Chapter 33 in Vol. 6 of The Chemistry of the Actinide and Transactinide Elements, Vol. 6, L. R. Morss, N. Edelstein, and J. Fuger, Eds., Springer, New York, pp. 3595 – 3664.

  17. Rittmann, B. E. and P. J. Alvarez (2010).  Environmental Bio- and Nano-Technologies.  A World of Opportunities – Work in the International Water Sector, IWA Publishing, London, pp. 14 – 16.

  18. Tang, Y. N., M. Ziv-El, C. Zhou, J.-H. Shin, C.-H. Ahn, K. Meyer, D. Candalaria, P. Swaim, D. Friese, R. Overstreet, R. Scott, and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Bioreduction of nitrate in groundwater using a pilot-scale hydrogen-base membrane biofilm reactor.  Frontiers Environ. Sci. Engr. 4:  280-285.

  19. Lehman, S. G., M. Badruzzaman, S. S. Adham, D. J. Roberts, D. A. Clifford, G. Zuo, A. Patel, B. E. Rittmann, C. Ahn, and S Van Ginkel (2010).  Biological Destruction of Perchlorate and Nitrate in Ion Exchange Concentrate.  Water Research Foundation, Denver, CO.

  20. Meyer, K. J., P. D. Swaim, W. D. Bellamy, B. E. Rittmann, Y. Tang, and R. Scott (2010).  Biological and Ion Exchange Nitrate Removal.  Water Res. Found., Denver, CO.

  21. Zhang, H., M. Ziv-El, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2010).  The effect of dechlorination and sulfate reduction on the microbial community structure in denitrifying membrane biofilm reactors.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 44:  5159-5164.

  22. Park, S., B. E. Rittmann, and W. Bae (2010).  Multi-species nitrifying biofilm model (MSNBM) including free ammonia and free nitrous oxide inhibition and oxygen limitation.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 105:  1115-1130.

  23. Kim, H.-W., R. Vannela, C. Zhou, and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Photoautotrophic nutrient utilization and limitation during semi-continuous growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC6803.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 106:  553-563.

  24. Marcus, A. K., C. I. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2010). Evaluating the impacts of migration in the biofilm anode using the model PCBIOFILM.  Electrochimica Acta 55:  6964 – 6972.

  25. Lee, I., P. Parameswaran, J. Alder, and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Feasibility of Focused-Pulsed-treated WAS as a supplemental electron donor for denitrification.  Water Environ. Res. 82:  2316 – 2324.

  26. Zhang, Y., H. Liu, W. Shi, X. Pu, Zhang, H., and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Photobiodegradation of phenol with ultraviolet irradiation of new ceramic biofilm carriers.  Biodegradation 21:  881 - 887.

  27. Ni, B.-J., B. E. Rittmann, F. Fang, J. Xu, and H.-Q (2010). Yu..  Long-term formation of microbial products in a sequencing batch reactor.  Water Res. 44:  3787 – 3791.

  28. Deo, R., W. Songkasiri, B. E. Rittmann, and D. Reed (2010).  Surface complexation of Neptunium (V) onto whole cells and cell components of Shewanella alga: modeling and experimental study.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 44:  4930 – 4935.

  29. Torres, C. I., E. I. Garcia-Peña, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2010).  Microbial electrochemical cells as a research tool to probe microbial and biofilm kinetics.  Proc. Water Environ. Federation’s Biofilms 2010 Conf., doi.org/10.2175/193864710798208476. 


2009

  1. Zhang, H., J. K. DiBaise, A. Zuccolo, D. Kudrna, M. Braidotti, Y. Yu, P. Parameswaran,  M. D. Crowell, R. Wing, B. E. Rittmann, and R. Krajmalnik-Brown (2009).  Human gut microbiota in obesity and after gastric bypass.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 106 (7): 2365-2370.

  2. Salerno, M. B., H.-S. Lee, P. Parameswaran, and B. E. Rittmann (2009).  Using a pulsed electric field pretreatment for improved biosolids digestion and methane production.  Biosolids Technical Bulletin, 14 (1):  11 ? 15.

  3. Lee, H.S. and B. E. Rittmann (2009). Evaluation of metabolism using stoichiometry in fermentative biohydrogen.  Biotechnol. Bionengr.  102:  749-758.

  4. Ahn, C. H., H. Oh, D. Ki, S. Van Ginkel, B. E. Rittmann, and J. Park (2009).  Biofilm-community selection during autohydrogenotrophic reduction of nitrate and perchlorate in ion-exchange brine.  Appl. Microb. Biotechnol. 81:  1169-1177.

  5. Ziv-El, M. C. and B. E. Rittmann (2009).  Systematic evaluation of nitrate and perchlorate bioreduction kinetics in groundwater using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Water Research 43:  173-181.

  6. Krasner, S. W., P. Westerhoff, B. Chen, B. E. Rittmann S.-N. Nam, and G. Amy (2009).  Impact of wastewater treatment processes on organic carbon, organic nitrogen, and DBP precursors in effluent organic matter.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 43:  2911-2918.

  7. Ni, B.-J., F. Fang, H.-Q. Yu, and B. E. Rittmann (2009).  Modeling microbial products in activated sludge under feast-famine conditions.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 43:  2489-2497.

  8. Parameswaran, P., C. I. Torres, H.-S. Lee, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2009).  Syntrophic interactions between anode respiring bacteria (ARB) and non-ARB in a biofilm anode:  electron balances.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 103:  513-523.

  9. Merkey, B. V., B. E. Rittmann, and D. L. Chopp (2009). Modeling how soluble microbial products (SMP) support heterotrophs in autotroph-based biofilms.  J. Theoretical Biology 259:  670-683.

  10. Mathieu, J., J. Schloendorn, B. E. Rittmann, and P. J. J. Alvarez (2009).  Medical bioremediation of age-related diseases.  Microbial Cell Factories 8: 21; doi:10.1186/1475-2859-8-21.

  11. Karadagli, F., D. McAvoy, and B. E. Rittmann (2009).  Development of a mathematical model for physical disintegration of flushable consumer products in sewerage systems.  Water Environment Res. 81:  459-465.

  12. Salerno, M. B., H.-S. Lee, P. Parameswaran, and B. E. Rittmann (2009).  Using a pulsed electric field as a pretreatment for improved biosolids digestion and methanogenesis.  Water Environment Research 81:  831-839.

  13. Zhang, H., J. E. Banaszak, P. Parameswaran, J. Alder, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2009).  Changes in a methanogenic microbial community after Focused Pulsed sludge pre-treatment.  Water Research 43:  4517-4526.

  14. Park, S., B. E. Rittmann, and W. Bae (2009).  Life-cycle model for endospore-forming bacteria including germination and sporulation.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 104:  1012-1024.

  15. Lee, H.-S., C. I. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2009).  Fate of H2 in an upflow single-chamber microbial electrolysis cell using a metal-catalyst-free cathode.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 43:  7971-7976.

  16. Lee, H.-S., R. Krajmalnik-Brown, H. Zhang, and B. E. Rittmann (2009).  An electron-flow model can predict complex redox reactions in mixed-culture fermentative BioH2: microbial ecology evidence.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 104:  687-697.

  17. Krasner, S. W., P. Westerhoff, B. Chen, B. E. Rittmann, and G. Amy (2009).  The occurrence of disinfection byproducts in USA wastewater treatment plant effluent.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 43:  8320-8325.


2008

  1. Chung, J., C.-H. Ahn, Z. Chen, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Bio-reduction of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) using a hydrogen-gas based membrane biofilm reactor.  Chemosphere 70(3):  516-520.

  2. Chung, J., R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Bio-reduction of trichloroethene using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Environ. Sci. Technol.  42(2):  477-483.

  3. Xing, D., N. Ren, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Genetic diversity of hydrogen-producing bacteria in acidophilic ethanol-H2 co-producing system analyzed by [Fe]-hydrogenase gene.  Appl. Environ. Microb. 74:  1232-1239.

  4. Rittmann, B. E., G. Galjaart, and S. Adham (2008).  Leading edge technologies for sustainable water provision.  Water21, February 2008, pp. 3-34.

  5. Nerenberg, R., Y. Kawagoshi, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Microbial ecology of a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor reducing perchlorate in the presence of nitrate or oxygen.  Water Research 42:  1151-1159.

  6. Lee, H.-S., P. Parameswaran, A. Kato Marcus, C. I. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Evaluation of energy-conversion efficiencies in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) utilizing fermentable and non-fermentable substrates.  Water Research 42:  1501-1510.

  7. DiBaise, J. K., H. Zhang, M. D. Crowell, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, G. A. Decker, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  The gut microbiota and its relationship to obesity.  Mayo Clinic Proc. 83(4):  460-469.

  8. Rittmann, B. E., N. Love, and H. Siegrist (2008).  Making wastewater a sustainable resource.  Water21, April 2008, pp. 22 ? 23.

  9. Rittmann, B. E. (2008).  Opportunities for renewable bioenergy using microorganisms.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 100:  203-212.

  10. Krasner, S. W., P. Westerhoff, B. Chen, G. Amy, S.-N. Nam, Z. K. Chowdhury, S. Sinha, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Contribution of wastewater to DBP formation.  Publ. 91206. American Water Works Association Research Foundation, Denver, CO.

  11. Rittmann, B. E., H.-S. Lee, H. Zhang, J. Alder, J. E. Banaszak, and D. Emon (2008).  Full-scale application of focused-pulse pre-treatment for improving biosolids digestion and converstion to methane.  Proc. 2008 Leading Edge Technology Conference (Z?rich), on CD, International Water Association, London.

  12. Lee, H.-S., M. Salerno, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Thermodynamic evaluation of hydrogen production in glucose fermentation.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 42:  2401-2407.

  13. Torres, C. I., A. Kato-Marcus, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Proton transport inside the biofilm limits electrical current generation by anode-respiring bacteria.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 100:  872-881.

  14. Westerhoff, P. A. and B. E. Rittmann.  Tiny particles causing big concern.  Water Environ. Res. 80(6):  483.

  15. Sang, B.-I., E.-S. Yoo, B. J. Kim, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  The effect of carrier size on the performance of a three-phase circulating-bed biofilm reactor for removing toluene in gas stream.  J. Microb. Biotechnol. 18:  1121-1129.

  16. Rittmann, B. E., R. Krajmalnik-Brown, and R. U. Halden (2008).  Pre-genomic, genomic, and post-genomic study of microbial communities involved in bioenergy.  Nature Rev. Microb. 6:   604-612.

  17. Mathieu, J., J. Schloendorn, B. E. Rittmann, A. de Grey, and P. J. J. Alvarez (2008).  Microbial degradation of 7-ketocholesterol.  Biodegradation 19:  807-813.

  18. Rittmann, B. E., C. I. Torres, and A. K. Marcus (2008).  Understanding the distinguishing features of a microbial fuel ell as a biomass-based renewable energy technology.  Emerging Environmental Technologies, V. Shah, ed., Springer, pp. 1 ? 28.

  19. Hasar, H., S. Xia, C.-H. Ahn, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Simultaneous removal of organic matter and nitrogen compounds by an aerobic/anoxic membrane biofilm reactor.  Water Research 42:  4109 ? 4116.

  20. Torres, C. I., A. K. Marcus, P. Parameswaran, B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Kinetic experiments for evaluating the Nernst-Monod model for anode-respiring bacteria (ARB) in a biofilm anode.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 42(17): 6593-6597.

  21. Chung, J. and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Simultaneous bio-reduction of trichloroethene, trichloroethane, and chloroform using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Wat. Sci. Technol. 58(30):  495-501.

  22. Marsolek, M. D., C. I. Torres, M. Hausner, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Intimate coupling of photocatalysis and biodegradation in a photocatalytic circulating-bed biofilm reactor.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 101:  83-92.

  23. Rittmann, B. E., H-S. Lee, H. Zhang, J. Alder, J. E. Banaszak, and R. Lopez.  Full-scale application of focused-pulsed pre-treatment for improving biosolids digestion and conversion to methane (2008).  Water Sci. Technol. 58(10):  1895 ? 1902.

  24. Van Ginkel, S. W., C. H. Ahn, M. Badruzzaman, D. J. Roberts, S. G. Lehman, S. Adham, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Kinetics of nitrate and perchlorate reduction in ion exchange brine using the membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR).  Water Research 42:  4197-4205.

  25. Torres, C. I., H.-S. Lee, and B. E. Rittmann (2008).  Carbonate species as OH- carriers for decreasing the pH gradient between cathode and anode in bio-fuel cells. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42, 8773 ? 8777.


2007

  1. Chung, J., B. E. Rittmann, W. F. Wright, and R. H. Bowman (2007).  Simultaneous bio-reduction of nitrate, perchlorate, selenate, chromate, arsenate, and dibromochloropropane using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Biodegradation 18:  199-209.

  2. Chung, J., W. Bae, Y.-W. Lee, and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Shortcut biological nitrogen removal is hybrid biofilm/suspended growth reactors.  Process Biochemistry 42:  320-328.

  3. Siripong, S. and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Diversity study of nitrifying bacteria in full-scale municipal wastewater treatment plants.  Water Res. 41:  1110-1120.

  4. Schwarz, A. O. and B. E. Rittmann. (2007).  Analytical-modeling analysis of how pore-water gradients of toxic metals confer community resistance, Adv. Water Res.  30:  1562-1570.

  5. Torres, C. I., A. Kato-Marcus, and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Kinetics of consumption of fermentation products by anode-respiring bacteria.  Appl. Microb. Biotechnol. 77:  689-697.

  6. Chung, J. and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Bio-reductive dechlorination of 1,1,1-trichloroethane and chloroform using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 97:  52-60.

  7. Ren, N., D. Xing, B. E. Rittmann, L. Zhao, T. Xie, and X. Zhao (2007).  Microbial community structure of ethanol-type fermentation in bio-hydrogen production.  Environ. Microb. 9:  1112-1125.

  8. Rittmann, B. E. (2007).  Where are we with biofilms now?  Where are we going?  Water Sci. Technol. 55(8-9):  1-7.

  9. Chung, J., R. Nerenberg, and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Simultaneous biological reduction of nitrate and perchlorate in brine water using the hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor.  J. Environ. Engr. 133:  157-164.

  10. Marsolek, M. D., M. J. Kirisits, and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Biodegradation of 2,4,5-trichlorophenol by mixed microbial communities: Biorecalcitrance, inhibition, and adaptation.  Biodegradation 18:  351-358.

  11. Siripong, S., J. J. Kelly, D. A. Stahl, and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Response to correspondance on influence on grid placement on melting profiles obtained from gel-pad microarrays.  Environ Microb. 9:  1866-1867.

  12. Rittmann, B. E. and J. Schloendorn (2007).  Engineering away lysosomal junk ? medical bioremediation.  Rejuvenation Research 10:  359-365.

  13. Karadagli, F., and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Thermodynamic and kinetics analysis of H2 threshold for Methanobacter bryantii M.o.H.  Biodegradation 18:  439-452.

  14. Karadagli, F. and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Mathematical model for the kinetics of H2 utilization by Methanobacter bryanitt M.o.H. considering hydrogen thresholds.  Biodegradation 18:  453-464.

  15. Rittmann, B. E. (2007).  Environmental biotechnology?s essential role in water sustainability.  Proc. 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Water Environment:  Integrated Water Resources Management ? New Steps, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 24-25 October 2007, pp. 121-128.

  16. Rittmann, B. E. (2007) The membrane biofilm reactor is a versatile platform for water and wastewater treatment.  Environ. Engr. Res. 12(4):  157-175.

  17. Marcus, A. K., C. I. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Conduction-based modeling of the biofilm anode of a microbial fuel cell.  Biotech. Bioengr.  98:  1117-1182.

  18. Rittmann, B. E., R. G. Ford, R. T. Wilkin, J. W. Everett, and L. Kennedy (2007).  Monitored natural attenuation forum:  MNA of metals and radionuclides.  Remediation 18 (1):  121-129.

  19. Schwarz, A. O. and B. E. Rittmann (2007). A biogeochemical framework for metal detoxification in sulfidic systems.  Biodegradation 18:  675-692.

  20. Schwarz, A. O. and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Modeling bio-protection and the gradient-resistance mechanism using CCBATCH.  Biodegradation 18:  693-701.

  21. Reed, D. T., S. E. Pepper, M. K. Richmann, G. Smith, R. Deo, and B. E. Rittmann (2007).  Subsurface bio-mediated reduction of higher-valent uranium and plutonium.  J. Alloys Compounds 444-445: 376-384.


2006

  1. Becker, J. G., G. Berardesco, B. E. Rittmann, and D. A. Stahl (2006).  The effects of endogenous substrates on the adaptation of anaerobic microbial communities to 3-chlorobenzoate.  Appl. Environ. Microb. 72:  449-456.

  2. Rittmann, B. E.  M. Hausner, F. L?ffler, N. G. Love, G. Muyzer, S. Okabe, D. B. Oerther, J. Peccia, L. Raskin, and M. Wagner (2006).  A vista for microbial ecology and environmental biotechnology.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 40:  1096-1103.

  3. Chung, J., R. Nerenberg, and B. E. Rittmann (2006).  Bio-reduction of selenate a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Environ. Sci. Technol.  40:  1664-1671.

  4. Rittmann, B. E. (2006).  The membrane biofilm reactor: the natural partnership of membranes and biofilm, Water Sci. Technol.  53(3):  219-226.

  5. Wanner, O., H. Eberl, E. Morgenroth, D. Noguera C. Picioreanu, B. E. Rittmann, and M. C. M. van Loosdrecht (2006).  Deciphering and using biofilms.  Water 21, June 2006, pp. 34-35.

  6. Wanner, O., H. Eberl, E. Morgenroth, D. Noguera C. Picioreanu, B. E. Rittmann, and M. C. M. van Loosdrecht (2006).  Mathematical Modeling of Biofilms.  Report of the IWA Biofilm Modeling Task Group, Scientific and Technical Report No. 18, IWA Publishing, London.

  7. Rittmann, B. E. and M. C. M. van Loosdrecht, eds. (2006).  Leading-Edge Technology 2005 ? Wastewater Treatment, Water Sci. Technol.  53(3).

  8. Rittmann, B. E. (2006) Microbial ecology to manage processes in environmental biotechnology.  Trends in Biotechnology April 28, 2006, pp 261-268.

  9. Chung, J., H. Ryu, M. Abbaszadegan, and B. E. Rittmann (2006).  Community structure and function in an H2-based membrane biofilm reactor capable of bio-reduction of selenate and chromate.  Appl. Microb. Biotechnol. 72:  1330-1339.

  10. Dahlen, E. and B. E. Rittmann (2006).  The ACCEL model for accelerating the detoxification kinetics of hydrocarbons requiring initial monooxygenase reactions.  Biodegradation 17:  237-250.

  11. Schwarz, A., B. E. Rittmann, G. Crawford, A. Klein, and G. Daigger (2006).  A critical review of the effects of mixed liquor suspended solids on membrane bioreactor operation.  Separation Sci. Technol. 41:  1489-1511.

  12. Chung, J., R. Nerenberg, C. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2006).  Bio-reduction of soluble chromate using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Water Res. 40:  1634-1642.

  13. Siripong, S., J. J. Kelly, D. A. Stahl, and B. E. Rittmann (2006).  Impact of pre-hybridization amplification on microarray detection of nitrifying bacteria in wastewater treatment plant samples.  Environmental Microbiology 8:  1564-1574.

  14. Rittmann, B. E. (2006).  Monitored natural attenuation forum: environmental remediation Applications of molecular biology tools ? part II.  Remediation 16(3):  123-124.

  15. Rittmann, B. E. (2006).  Future directions for environmental biotechnology.  J. Shanghai Normal Univ. 35(6):  1-8.

  16. Lee, H.-S., J. Chung, and B. E. Rittmann (2006). Comment on fermentative hydrogen production with Clostridium butyricum CGS5 isolated from anaerobic sludge.  Intl. J. Hydrogen Energy 31: 1797-1798.

  17. Chung, J., X. Li, and B. E. Rittmann (2006).  Bio-reduction of arsenate using a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor.  Chemosphere 40:  24 ? 34.

  18. Nerenberg, R., Y. Kawagoshi, and B. E. Rittmann (2006).  Kinetics of an autotrophic, hydrogen-oxidizing perchlorate-reducing bacterium. Water Res. 40:  3290-3296.


2005

  1. Becker, J. G., G. Barardesco, B. E. Rittmann, and D. A. Stahl (2005).  The role of syntrophic associations in sustaining anaerobic mineralizations of chlorinated organic compounds.  Environ. Health Persp. 113(3):310-3166.

  2. Adham, S., T. Gillogly, G. Lehman, B. Rittmann, and R. Nerenberg (2005).  Membrane Biofilm Reactor Process for Nitrate and Perchlorate Removal.  American Water Works Association Research Foundation, Denver, Colorado and IWA Publishing Online (http://www.iwaponline.com)

  3. Adham, S. K.-P. Chiu, G.  Lehman, B. E. Rittmann, and J. Chung (2005).  Novel Membrane Biofilm Reactor for Groundwater Treatment and Remediation.  National Water Research Institute, Irvine, California.

  4. Zhang, Y., B. E. Rittmann, J. Wang, Y. Sheng, J. Yu, H. Shi, and Y. Qian (2005).  High-carbohydrate wastewater treatment by IAL-CHS with immobilized Candida tropicalis.  Process Biochemistry 40:  857-863.

  5. Wilson, J. T., C. J. Newell, J. Seaberg, B. E. Rittmann, T. H. Weidermeier, W. Z. Dickson, and P. E. Haas (2005).  Monitored natural attenuation panel:  The use of modeling to predict MNA and social issues of active remediation versus MNA.  Remediation 15(3):  121-137.

  6. Karadagli, F. and B. E. Rittmann (2005).  Kinetic characterization of Methanobacterium bryantii M.o.H.  Environ. Sci. Technol.  39 (13):  4900-4905.

  7. de Grey, P. J. Alvarez,R. O. Brady, A. M. Cuervo, W. G. Jerome, P. L. McCarty,

  8. R. A. Nixon, B. E. Rittmann, and J. Sparrow (2005).  Medical bioremediation: prospects for the application of microbial catabolic diversity to aging and several major age-related diseases.  Aging Res. Rev. 2005 Jul 21.

  9. Marcus, A, R. M. Lueptow, and B. E. Rittmann (2005).  Preliminary investigation of generating electricity from wastewater via a single-compartment microbial fuel cell," SAE Paper 05-ICES-302, 2005.

  10. Cooke, A. J., R. K. Rowe, and B. E. Rittmann  (2005).  Modelling species fate and porous media effects for landfill leachate flow.  Canad. Geotech. J.  42:  1116-1132.

  11. Daigger, G. T,, B. E. Rittmann, S. S. Adham, and G. Andreottola. (2005).  Are membrane bioreactors ready for widespread application?  Environ. Sci. Technol. 39:  399A-406A.

  12. Woolschlager, J. B. E. Rittmann, and P. Piriou (2005).  Water quality decay in distribution systems:  problems, causes, and new modeling tools.  Urban Water J. 2(2):  69-79.

  13. Woolschlager, J., B. E. Rittmann, P. Pirious, and B. Schwartz (2005).  Developing a simple factor to evaluate microbiological stability in distribution systems.  In W. Lauer (ed.), Water Quality in the Distribution Systems, Amer. Water Works Assn., Denver, CO, pp. 103-113.

  14. Laspidou, C., B. E. Rittmann,  and S. A. Karamanos (2005).  Finite-element modeling to expand the UMCCA model to describe biofilm mechanical strength.  Water Sci. Technol. 52(7):  161-166.

  15. Cooke, A. J., R. K. Rowe, J. VanGulck, and B. E. Rittmann (2005).  Application of the Bioclog model for landfill leachate clogging of gravel-packed soil columns.  Canadian Geotech. Jl. 42: 1600-1614.

  16. Kelly, J. J., S. Siripong, J. McCormack, P. A. Noble, L. R. Janus, H. Urakawa, S. El-Fantroussi, P. A. Noble, L. Sappelsa, B. E. Rittmann, and D. A. Stahl (2005).  DNA-microarray detection of nitrifying bacterial 16S rRNA in wastewater treatment plant samples.  Water Research 39:  3229-3238.

  17. Cowman, J. C. Torres, and B. E. Rittmann (2005).  Total nitrogen removal in an aerobic/anoxic membrane biofilm reactor system.  Water Sci. Technol. 52(7):  115-120.

  18. Rittmann, B. E., R. Nerenberg, B. Stinson, D. Katehis, E. Leong, and J. Anderson (2005).  Hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor for wastewater treatment.  Water Intelligence Online, No. 200504029.


2004

  1. Rittmann, B. E.  (2004).  Biofilms in the water industry.  Chapter 19 in M. A. Ghannoum and G. A. O?Toole, eds., Microbial Biofilms, ASM Press, Washington, DC., pp. 359-378.

  2. Rittmann, B.E., F. Kremer, B. Bekins (2004).  Monitored natural attenuation forum:  a panel discussion, Remediation 14(2):  153-158.

  3. Nerenberg, R., B. E. Rittmann, T. E. Gillogly, G. E. Lehman, and S. S. Adham (2004)  Perchlorate reduction using the hollow-fiber membrane-biofilm reactor:  bench and pilot-scale studies.  Proc. 2003 Battelle Symposium on In Situ and On Site Bioremediation, Orlando, FL, June 2003.  Paper C-08 on CD-ROM.

  4. Songkasiri, W., A. Willett, D. T. Reed, B. E. Rittmann, and S. Koenigsberg (2004).  Bioremediation of Neptunium(V) using lactate, hydrogen (H2), or hydrogen release compound (HRC).  Proc. 2003 Battelle Symposium on In Situ and On Site Bioremediation, Orlando, FL, June 2003.  Paper L-09 on CD-ROM.

  5. Rittmann, B. E., R. Nerenberg, K.-C. Lee, I. Najm, T. E. Gillogly, G. E. Lehman, and S. S. Adham (2004).  The hydrogen-based hollow-fiber membrane biofilm reactor (HFMBfR) for Reducing Oxidized Contaminants.  Water Science and Technology: Water Supply 4(1):  127-133.

  6. DiGiano, F., A., G. Andreoltola, S. Adham, C. Buckley, P. Cornel, G. T. Daigger, A. G. Fane, N. Galil, J. Jacangelo, A. Pollice, B. E. Rittmann, A. Rozzi, T. Stephenson, and Z. Ujang (2004).  Safe water for everyone: membrane bioreactor technology.  Science in Africa (online):  http://www.scienceinafrica.co.za/june/membrane.htm.

  7. DiGiano, F. A., G. Andreottola, S. Adham, C. Buckley, P. Cornel, G. T. Daigger, A. G. Fane, N. Galil, J. Jacangelo, A. Pollice, B. E. Rittmann, A. Rozzi, T. Stephenson, and Z.Ujang (2004).  Safe water for everyone, Water Environ. Technol., June, 2004, pp. 31-35.

  8. Laspidou, C. S. and B. E. Rittmann (2004).  Modeling the development of biofilm density including active bacteria, inert biomass, and extracellular polymeric substances.  Water Research 38:  3349-3361.

  9. Laspidou, C. S. and B. E.  Rittmann (2004). Evaluating trends in biofilm density using the UMCCA model.  Water Research 38:  3362-3372.

  10. Rittmann, B. E., A. O. Schwarz, H. Eberl, E. Morgenroth, J. Perez, M. L. van Loosdrecht, and O. Wanner (2004).  Results from the multi-species benchmark problem (BM3) using one-dimensional models.  Water Sci. Technol.  49(11-12):  163-168.

  11. Morgenroth, E., H. Eberl, D. Noguera, C. Piciorneanu, B. E. Rittmann, A. O. Schwarz, M. L. M. van Loosdrecht, and O. Wanner (2004).  Results of the single-species benchmark problem (BM1).  Water Sci. Technol.  49(11-12):  145-154.

  12. Eberl, H., E. Morgenroth, M. van Loosdrecht, D. Noguera, C. Piciorneanu, B. Rittmann, A. Schwarz, and O. Wanner (2004).  Modelling a spatially heterogeneous biofilm and the bulk fluid ? results from the fluid-flow benchmark problem (BM2).  Water Sci. Technol.  49(11-12):  155-162.

  13. Nerenberg, R. and B. E. Rittmann  (2004).  Reduction of oxidized water contaminants with a hydrogen-based, hollow-fiber membrane biofilm reactor.  Water Sci. Technol. 49(11-12):  223-230.

  14. Zhang, Y., X. Quan, B. E. Rittmann, J. Wang, H. Shi, Y. Qian, and J. Yu  (2004).  IAL-CHS reactor used for biodegegradation of 2-4,dichlorophenol and phenol.  Water Sci. Technol. 49(11-12):  247-254.

  15. Rittmann, B. E. (2004).  Definition, objectives, and evaluation of natural attenuation.  Biodegradation 15:  349-357.

  16. Maurer, M. and B. E. Rittmann (2004).  Modeling intrinsic bioremediation to interpret observable biogeochemical footprints of BTEX biodegradation: the need for fermentation and abiotic chemical processes.   Biodegradation 15:  405-417.

  17. Maurer, M. and B. E. Rittmann (2004).  Modeling intrinsic bioremediation to interpret observable biogeochemical footprints of BTEX biodegradation:  mathematical modeling and examples.  Biodegradation 15:  419-434.

  18. Laspidou, C. S. and B. E. Rittmann (2004).  Modeling biofilm complexity by including active and inert biomass and EPS.  Biofilms 1:  285-291.

  19. Rittmann, B. E. (2004).  Biofilm technology for improving water quality.  J. Shanghai Normal Univ. 33(4):  1-8.

  20. Rittmann, B. E. (2004).  The new frontier of oxidized contaminants.?  Proc. 4th Intl. Conf. Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalictrant Compounds.  Battelle Press, Columbus, Ohio, CD-ROM.


2003

  1. Rittmann, B. E. (2003).  Monitored natural attenuation of MTBE.  Chapter 16 in Handbook for Managing Releases of Gasoline Containing MTBE, E. E. Moyer and P. T. Kostecki, eds., Association for Environmental Health and Sciences, Amherst, Massachusetts, Vol. 2, pp. 329-345.

  2. Lee. K.-C. and B. E. Rittmann (2003).  Effects of pH and precipitation on autohydrogenotrophic denitrification using the hollow-fiber membrane-biofilm reactor.  Water Research 37:  1551-1556.

  3. Sang, B.-I., E.-S. Yoo, B.-J. Kim, and B. E. Rittmann (2003).  The trade-offs and effect of carrier size and oxygen loading on gaseous toluene removal-performance of a three-phase circulating-bed biofilm reactor.  Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 61:  214-219.

  4. Rittmann, B. E. (2003).  Environmental biotechnology and molecular biology.  BIO TECH International 15(2):  5-8.

  5. Rittmann, B. E., K.-C. Lee, J. Shi, and D. C. McAvoy (2003).  Modeling nonsteady-state conditions and kinetics of mass transport for hydrophobic compounds in activated-sludge treatment.  Water Environment Research 75:  273-280.

  6. Willett, I. A. and B. E. Rittmann (2003).  Slow complexation kinetics for ferric iron and EDTA complexes render EDTA non-biodegradable.  Biodegradation 14:  105-121.

  7. Chapelle, F. H., D. E. Ellis, E. K. Nyer, K. A. Lovelace, and B. E. Rittmann (2003).  Monitored natural attenuation forum:  a panel discussion.  Remediation, summer 2003, pp. 113-121.

  8. Rittmann, B. E., J. E. Banaszak, A. Cooke, and R. Kerry Rowe (2003).  Mechanisms controlling CaCO3(s) precipitation in landfill leachate-collection systems.  J. Environmental Engineering 129:  723-730.

  9. VanGulck, J. F., R. K. Rowe, B. E. Rittmann, and A. J. Cooke (2003).  Predicting biogeochemical calcium carbonate precipitation in landfill leachate collection systems.  Biodegradation 14:  331-346.


2002

  1. Seagren, E. A., B. E. Rittmann, and A. J. Valocchi (2002).  Bioenhancement of NAPL-pool dissolution in porous medium:  experimental evaluation.  J. Contam. Hydrol. 55 (1/2):  57-85.

  2. Rittmann, B. E. and D. Stilwell (2002).  Modeling biological processes in water treatment:  the integrated biofiltration model.  Journal of Water Supply:  Research and Technology -- AQUA  51:  1-14.

  3. Rittmann, B. E. and C. S. Laspidou (2002).  Biofilm Detachment.  In:  The Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology, G. Bitton, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, pp. 544-550.

  4. Nerenberg, R. and B. E. Rittmann (2002).  Perchlorate as a secondary substrate in a denitrifying hollow-fiber membrane biofilm reactor.  Water Sci. Technol.:  Water Supply 2(2):  259-265.

  5. Rittmann, B. E., R. Nerenberg, T. E. Gillogly, G. E. Lehman, and S. Adham (2002).  Membrane bioreactors for perchlorate removal, Proc. Microfiltration III, Costa Mesa, CA, National Water Research Institute. May 6, 2002, pp. 59-62.

  6. Laspidou, C. S. and B. E. Rittmann (2002).  A unified theory for extracellular polymeric substances, soluble microbial products, and active and inert biomass.  Water Research 36:  2711-2720.

  7. Laspidou, C. S. and B. E. Rittmann (2002).  Non-steady state modeling of microbial products and active and inert biomass.  Water Research 36:  1983-1992.

  8. Abeysinghe, D. H., V. deSilva, D. A. Stahl, and B. E. Rittmann (2002).  The effectiveness of bioaugmentation in nitrifying systems stressed by washout conditions and cold temperatures.  Water Environment Research 74:  187-199.

  9. Rittmann, B. E., D. Stilwell, and A. Ohashi (2002).  The transient-state, multiple-species biofilm model for aerobic biofiltration processes.  Water Research 36:  2342-2356.

  10. Kemp, J., R. G. Zytner, L. Sterne, and B. E. Rittmann (2002).  Measuring and modelling VOC biotransformation rates.  Environ. Technol. 23:  547-551.

  11. Yu, H., B. J. Kim, and B. E. Rittmann (2002).  Effects of substrate and oxygen limitation on gas-phase toluene removal in a three-phase biofilm reactor.  Water Environ. Res. 74:  288-294.

  12. Rittmann, B. E., D. Stilwell, J.C. Garside, G.L. Amy, C. Spangenberg, A. Kalinsky, and E. Akiyoshi (2002).  Treatment of a high-color groundwater by ozone-biofiltration:  pilot studies and modeling interpretation.   Water Research 36:  3387-3397.

  13. Lee, K.-C. and B. E. Rittmann (2002).  Applying a novel autohydrogenotrophic hollow-fiber membrane biofilm reactor for denitrification of drinking water.  Water Research 36:  2040-2052.

  14. Rittmann, B. E., R. Nerenberg, K.-C. Lee, I. Najm, T. E. Gillogly, G. E. Lehman, and S. S. Adham (2002).  The hydrogen-based hollow-fiber membrane biofilm reactor (HFMBfR) for Reducing Oxidized Contaminants.  Proc. Intl. Specialized Conf. on Creative Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies for Densely Populated Urban Areas, G. Chen, J.-C. Huang, and D. Shang, Eds, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, pp. 151-158.

  15. Dahlen, E. P. and B. E. Rittmann (2002).  Two-tank activated sludge process for accelerating the detoxification kinetics of hydrocarbons requiring initial monooxygenation reaction.  Biodegradation 13:  91-99.

  16. Dahlen, E. P. and B. E. Rittmann (2002).  A detailed analysis of the mechanisms controlling the acceleration of 2.4-DCP monooxygenation in the two-tank activated sludge process.  Biodegradation 13:  101-116.

  17. Rittmann, B. E.  (2002).  Applying NRC Guidance for Natural Attenuation of MTBE.  J. Soil and Sediment Contamination 11:  687-700.

  18. Nerenberg, R., B. E. Rittmann, and I. Najm (2002).  Perchlorate reduction in a hydrogen-based membrane-biofilm reactor.  J. Amer. Wat. Works Assn. 94(11):  103-114.

  19. Songkasiri, W., D. T. Reed, and B. E. Rittmann (2002).  Biosorption of neptunium(V) by Pseudomonas fluorescens.  Radiochimica Acta 90:  785-789.

  20. Rittmann, B. E. (2002).  The role of molecular methods in evaluating processes used in environmental biotechnology.  Water Environment Research 74:  421-427 + inside front cover.

  21. Rittmann, B. E. (2002).  Molecular biology and special issues.  Water Environment Research 74:  419.

  22. Rittmann, B. E. (2002).  Hydrogen-based membrane-biofilm reactor solves thorny problems of oxidized contaminants.  Membrane Technology, November 2002, pp. 6 ?10.

  23. Rittmann, B. E. (2002).  Applying NRC guidelines for natural attenuation of MTBE.  Chapter 14 in Contaminated Soils, Vol. 7, P. T. Kostecki, E. J. Calabrese, and J. Dragun, eds., Amherst Scientific Publishers, Amherst, Massachusetts, pp. 199-212.

  24. Rittmann, B. E., J. E. Banaszak, J. M. VanBriesen, and D. T. Reed (2002).  Mathematical modeling of precipitation and dissolution reactions in microbiological systems.  Biodegradation 13:  239-250.

  25. Rittmann, B. E., J. E. Banaszak, and D. T. Reed (2002).  Reduction of Np(V) and precipitation of Np(IV) by an anaerobic microbial consortium.  Biodegradation 13:  329-342.


2001

  1. Rittmann, B. E. and P. L. McCarty (2001).  Environmental Biotechnology:  Principles and Applications.  McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York.

  2. Rittmann, B. E.  (2001) Guidelines for natural attenuation.  Proc. Vintemode om Jord- og Grundvandsforurening, ATV, 6 - 7 March, 2001, Vejle, Denmark, pp. 6 - 20.

  3. Yu, H., B. J. Kim, and B. E. Rittmann (2001).  Contributions of biofilm versus suspended bacteria in an aerobic, circulating-bed biofilm reactor.  Water Sci. Technol. 43 (1):  303-310.

  4. Woolschlager, J. B. E. Rittmann, P. Piriou, L. Kiene, and B. Schwartz.  Using a comprehensive model to identify the major mechanisms of chloramine decay in distribution systems.  Water Sci. Technol:  Water Supply 1(4):  103-110.

  5. Bekins, B., B. E. Rittmann, and J. A. MacDonald (2001).  Natural attenuation:  a groundwater remediation strategy based on demonstrating cause and effect.  EOS 82(5):  53-58.

  6. Rittmann, B. E.  (2001)  Is bioremediation the natural way to cleanup contamination.  RITE NOW 39:  14.

  7. Woo, S. H., J. M. Park, and B. E. Rittmann (2001).  Evaluation of the interaction between biodegradation and sorption of phenanthrene in soil-slurry systems.  Biotechnol. Bioengr. 73:  12-24.

  8. Cooke, A. J., R. K. Rowe, B. E. Rittmann, J. vanGulck, and S. Millward (2001).  Biofilm growth and mineral precipitation in synthetic leachate columns.  J. Geotechnical. Geoenviron. Engr. 127:  849-856.

  9. Rittmann, B. E., P. Tularak, K.-C. Lee, T. W. Federle, N. R. Itrich, S. K. Kaiser, J. Shi, and D. C. McAvoy. (2001) How adaptation and mass transfer control the biodegradation of linear alkylbenzene sulfonate by activated sludge.  Biodegradation 12:  31-37.  (Also see Vol. 12, No. 5, 2001 for an Errata.)

  10. Becker, J. G., G. Berardesco, B. E. Rittmann, and D. A. Stahl (2001).  Successional changes in an evolving anaerobic chlorophenol-degrading community used to infer relationships between population structure and system-level processes.  Appl. Environ. Microb.  67:  5705-5714.

  11. Woolschlager, J. E., B. E. Rittmann, P. Piriou, and B. Schwartz (2001).  Developing an effective strategy to control nitrifier growth using the Comprehensive Disinfection and Water Quality Model (CDWQ).  Proc. World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Orlando, Florida, 30-24 May, 2001, 14 pages.

  12. Yu, H., B. J. Kim, and B. E. Rittmann (2001). The role of intermediates and oxygen in biodegradation of benzene, toluene, and p-xylene by Pseudomonas putida F1.  Biodegradation 12:  455-463.

  13. u, H., B. J. Kim, and B. E. Rittmann (2001).  A two-step model for the kinetics of BTX degradation and intermediate formation by Pseudomonas putida F1.  Biodegradation 12:  465-475.