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Marc A. Deshusses' Publications

Peer reviewed publications are in reverse chronological order can be downloaded (blue links); other publications are in chronological order and are updated only about once a year. Please let me know (marc.deshusses@duke.edu) if you have problems downloading papers or find bad links. Visit my main web page for more info http://www.deshusses.pratt.duke.edu/  

A. Peer Reviewed Journal Articles 

96. Wang, Y.; Jin, L.; Deshusses, M. A.; Matsumoto, M. R., The effects of various amendments on the biostimulation of perchlorate reduction in laboratory microcosm and flowthrough soil columns. Chem. Eng. J., 2013, (in press) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2013.07.060.

95. Hsu-Kim, H.; Kucharzyk, K. H.; Zhang, T.; Deshusses, M. A., Mechanisms regulating mercury bioavailability for methylating microorganisms in the aquatic environment: A critical review. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2013, 47, (6), 2441-2456. ja95.pdf

94. Mubeen, S.; Lai, M.; Zhang, T.; Lim, J. H.; Mulchandani, A.; Deshusses, M. A.; Myung, N. V., Hybrid tin oxide-SWNT nanostructures based gas sensor. Electrochimica Acta, 2013, 92, 484-490. ja94.pdf, ja94SI.pdf

93. Zhang, T.; Kim, B.; Leyard, C.; Reinsch, B. C.; Lowry, G. V.; Deshusses, M. A.; Hsu-Kim, H., Methylation of mercury by bacteria exposed to dissolved, nanoparticulate, and microparticulate mercuric sulfides. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2012, 46, (13), 6950-6958. ja93.pdf, ja93SI.pdf

92. Shore, J. L.; M'Coy, W. S.; Gunsch, C. K.; Deshusses, M. A., Application of a moving bed biofilm reactor for tertiary ammonia treatment in high temperature industrial wastewater. Biores. Technol., 2012, 112, 51-60. ja92.pdf

91. Popat, S. C.; Zhao, K.; Deshusses, M. A., Bioaugmentation of an anaerobic biotrickling filter for enhanced conversion of trichloroethene to ethene. Chem. Eng. J., 2012, 183, 98-103.  ja91.pdf, ja91SI.pdf

90. Kim, H.; Konnanath, B.; Sattigeri, P.; Wang, J.; Mulchandani, A.; Myung, N.; Deshusses, M. A.; Spanias, A.; Bakkaloglu, B., Electronic-nose for detecting environmental pollutants: signal processing and analog front-end design. Analog Integr. Circuits Signal Process., 2012, 70, 15-32. ja90.pdf

89.  Dixit, R. M.; Deshmukh, S. C.; Gadhe, A. A.; Kannade, G. S.; Lokhande, S. K.; Pandey, R. A.; Vaidya, A. N.; Mudliar, S. N.; Deshusses, M. A., Treatment of mixtures of toluene and n-propanol vapours in a compost?woodchip-based biofilter. Environ. Technol, 2012, 33, (7), 751-760. ja89.pdf

88.  Gao, Y.; Deshusses, M. A., Adsorption of clofibric acid and ketoprofen on to powdered activated carbon: Effect of natural organic matter. Environ. Technol, 2011, 32, (15), 1719-1727.  ja88.pdf

87.  Mubeen, S.; Lim, J. H.; Srirangarajan, A.; Mulchandani, A.; Deshusses, M. A.; Myung, N. V., Gas sensing mechanism of gold nanoparticles decorated single-walled carbon nanotubes. Electroanalysis, 2011, 23, (11), 2687-2692. ja87.pdf

86.  Fortuny, M.; Gamisans, X.; Deshusses, M. A.; Lafuente, J.; Casas, C.; Gabriel, D., Operational aspects of the desulfurization process of energy gases mimics in biotrickling filters. Wat. Res., 201145, 5665-5674. ja86.pdf 

85.  McNicholas, T. P.; Zhao, K.; Yang, C. H.; Hernandez, S. C.; Mulchandani, A.; Myung, N. V.; Deshusses, M. A., Sensitive detection of elemental mercury vapor by gold-nanoparticle-decorated carbon nanotube sensors. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2011, 115, (28), 13927-13931. ja85.pdf

84.  Popat, S. C.; Deshusses, M. A., Kinetics and inhibition of reductive dechlorination of trichloroethene, cis-1,2-dichloroethene and vinyl chloride in a continuously fed anaerobic biofilm reactor, Environ. Sci. Technol., 201145, 1569-1578. ja84.pdf 

83.  Zhao, K.; Xiu, G.; Xu, L.; Zhang, D.; Zhang, X.; Deshusses, M. A., Biological treatment of mixtures of toluene and n-hexane vapors in a hollow fibre membrane bioreactor. Environ. Technol., 201132, (6), 617-623. ja83.pdf 

82.  Popat, S. C.; Yates, M. V.; Deshusses, M. A., Kinetics of inactivation of indicator pathogens during thermophilic anaerobic digestion. Wat. Res., 201044, 5965-5972. ja82.pdf

81.  Lai, M.; Mubeen, S.; Chartuprayoon, N.; Mulchandani, A.; Deshusses, M. A.; Myung, N. V., Synthesis of Sn doped CuO nanotubes from core-shell Cu/SnO2 nanowires by the Kirkendall effect. Nanotechnology, 2010, 21, 075502 (7 pp) ja81.pdf

80.  Lim, J. H.; Phiboolsirichit, N.; Mubeen, S. ; Mulchandani, A.; Deshusses, M. A.; Myung, N. V., Electrical and gas sensing properties of polyaniline functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes. Nanotechnology, 2010, 21, 075502 (7 pp) ja80.pdf

79.  Lim, J. H.; Phiboolsirichit, N.; Mubeen, S.; Rheem, Y.; Deshusses, M. A.; Mulchandani, A.; Myung, N. V., Electrical and sensing properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes network: Effect of alignment and selective breakdown. Electroanalysis, 2010, 22, (1), 99-105. ja79.pdf

78.  Mubeen, S.; Zhang, T.; Chartuprayoon, N.; Rheem, Y.; Mulchandani, A.; Myung, N. V.; Deshusses, M. A., Sensitive detection of H2S using gold nanoparticle decorated single-walled carbon nanotubes. Anal. Chem. 2010, 82, (1), 250-257. ja78.pdf

77.  Popat, S. C.; Deshusses, M. A., Analysis of the rate-limiting step of an anaerobic biotrickling filter removing TCE vapors. Process Biochemistry 2010, 45, (4), 549-555. ja77.pdf  (the publishers introduced a typo after the proofs... Equation 3 should read KLaw and not KGaw. I made a crude correction on this pdf. An errata was also published)

76.  Popat, S. C.; Deshusses, M. A., Reductive dehalogenation of trichloroethene vapors in an anaerobic biotrickling filter. Environmental Science & Technology 2009, 43, (20), 7856-7861. ja76.pdf 

75.  Sakuma, T.; Hattori, T.; Deshusses, M. A., The effects of a lower irrigation system on pollutant removal and on the microflora of a biofilter. Environ. Technol. 2009, 30, (6), 621-627. ja75.pdf

74.  Zhang, T.; Mubeen, S.; Yoo, B.; Myung, N. V.; Deshusses, M. A., A gas nanosensor unaffected by humidity. Nanotechnology 2009, 20, 255501 (5 pp). ja74.pdf  (article was featured in MaterialsToday and in Nanowerk.com see http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=11299.php

73.  Prado, O. J; Popat, S. C.; Chen, G.; Walker, S. L.; Lafuente, J.; Gabriel, D.; Deshusses, M. A., The effect of packing hydrophilization on bacterial attachment and the relationship with the performance of biotrickling filters. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 2009, 103, (6), 1060-1067. ja73.pdf 

72.  Lai, M.; Lim, J. H.; Mubeen, S.; Rheem, Y.; Mulchandani, A.; Deshusses, M. A.; Myung, N. V., Size-controlled electrochemical synthesis and properties of SnO2 nanotubes. Nanotechnology 2009, 20, 18185602 (6 pp). ja72.pdf (article was featured on the cover of the issue)

71.  Shirsat, M. D.; Bangar, M. A.; Deshusses, M. A.; Myung, N. V.; Mulchandani, A., Polyaniline nanowires-gold nanoparticles hybrid network based chemiresistive hydrogen sulfide sensor. Applied Physics Letters 2009, 94, 083502 (3 pp). ja71.pdf

70.  Kan, E.; Deshusses, M. A., Modeling of a foamed emulsion bioreactor: II. Model parametric sensitivity. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2009, 102, (3), 708-713. ja70.pdf

69.  Popat, S. C.; Deshusses, M. A., Biological removal of siloxanes from landfill and digester gases: Opportunities and challenges. Environmental Science & Technology 2008, 42, (22), 8510-8515. ja69.pdf

68.  Sakuma, T.; Jinsiriwanit, S.; Hattori, T.; Deshusses, M. A., Removal of ammonia from contaminated air in a biotrickling filter - Denitrifying bioreactor combination system. Water Research 2008, 42, (17), 4507-4513. ja68.pdf

67.  Gonzalez-Sanchez, A.; Revah, S.; Deshusses, M. A., Alkaline biofiltration of H2S odors. Environmental Science & Technology 2008, 42, (19), 7398-7404. ja67.pdf

66.  Zhang, T.; Mubeen, S.; Myung, N. V.; Deshusses, M. A., Recent progress in carbon nanotube-based gas sensors. Nanotechnology 2008, 19, (33). ja66.pdf

65.  Fortuny, M.; Baeza, J. A.; Gamisans, X.; Casas, C.; Lafuente, J.; Deshusses, M. A.; Gabriel, D., Biological sweetening of energy gases mimics in biotrickling filters. Chemosphere 2008, 71, (1), 10-17. ja65.pdf

64.  Kan, E.; Deshusses, M. A., Modeling of a foamed emulsion bioreactor: I. Model development and experimental validation. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2008, 99, (5), 1096-1106. ja64.pdf

63.  Park, H.; Ayala, P.; Deshusses, M. A.; Mulchandani, A.; Choi, H.; Myung, N. V., Electrodeposition of maghemite (gamma-Fe2O3) nanoparticles. Chemical Engineering Journal 2008, 139, (1), 208-212. ja63.pdf

62.  Hangarter, C. M.; Bangar, M.; Hernandez, S. C.; Chen, W.; Deshusses, M. A.; Mulchandani, A.; Myung, N. V., Maskless electrodeposited contact for conducting polymer nanowires. Applied Physics Letters 2008, 92, (7). ja62.pdf

61.  Kim, S.; Deshusses, M. A., Determination of mass transfer coefficients for packing materials used in biofilters and biotrickling filters for air pollution control - 2: Development of mass transfer coefficients correlations. Chemical Engineering Science 2008, 63, (4), 856-861. ja61.pdf

60.  Kim, S.; Deshusses, M. A., Determination of mass transfer coefficients for packing materials used in biofilters and biotrickling filters for air pollution control. 1. Experimental results. Chemical Engineering Science 2008, 63, (4), 841-855. ja60.pdf

 (Errata: There is an unfortunate typo in the manuscript. In Equations 1-3, Ug or UL it should have read Qg, resp. QL, the gas resp. liquid flow rate (m3/h), which then works out with the units of kga or kLa (1/h). All calculations were done correctly, it is just a typo in the paper. 

59.  Philip, L.; Deshusses, M. A., The control of mercury vapor using biotrickling filters. Chemosphere 2008, 70, (3), 411-417. ja59.pdf

58.  Kan, E.; Kim, S.; Deshusses, M. A., Fenton oxidation of TCE vapors in a foam reactor. Environmental Progress 2007, 26, (3), 226-232. ja58.pdf

57.  Moussavi, G.; Naddafi, K.; Mesdaghinia, A.; Deshusses, M. A., The removal of H2S from process air by diffusion into activated sludge. Environmental Technology 2007, 28, (9), 987-993. ja57.pdf

56.  Al-Awadhi, N.; Deshusses, M.A.; Hamer, G. Aerobic waste sewage sludge biotreatment for enhanced environmental safety. Technology 2007, (2007 supplement on Sewage Sludge Technology and Management). 158-177. ja56.pdf

55.  Zhang, T.; Mubeen, S.; Bekyarova, E.; Yoo, B. Y.; Haddon, R. C.; Myung, N. V.; Deshusses, M. A., Poly(m-aminobenzene sulfonic acid) functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes based gas sensor. Nanotechnology 2007, 18, (16). ja55.pdf

54.  Mubeen, S.; Zhang, T.; Yoo, B.; Deshusses, M. A.; Myung, N. V., Palladium nanoparticles decorated single-walled carbon nanotube hydrogen sensor. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2007, 111, (17), 6321-6327. ja54.pdf

53.  Yu, X. Y.; Amrhein, C.; Deshusses, M. A.; Matsumoto, M. R., Perchlorate reduction by autotrophic bacteria attached to zerovalent iron in a flow-through reactor. Environmental Science & Technology 2007, 41, (3), 990-997. ja53.pdf

52.  Wang, X. L.; Deshusses, M. A., Biotreatment of groundwater contaminated with MTBE: interaction of common environmental co-contaminants. Biodegradation 2007, 18, (1), 37-50. ja52.pdf

51.  Sakuma, T.; Hattori, T.; Deshusses, M. A., Comparison of different packing materials for the biofiltration of air toxics. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 2006, 56, (11), 1567-1575. ja51.pdf

50.  Kan, E.; Deshusses, M. A., Scale-up and cost evaluation of a foamed emulsion bioreactor. Environmental Technology 2006, 27, (6), 645-652. ja50.pdf

49.  Zhang, T.; Nix, M. B.; Yoo, B. Y.; Deshusses, M. A.; Myung, N. V., Electrochemically functionalized single-walled carbon nanotube gas sensor. Electroanalysis 2006, 18, (12), 1153-1158. ja49.pdf

48.  Yu, X. Y.; Amrhein, C.; Deshusses, M. A.; Matsumoto, M. R., Perchlorate reduction by autotrophic bacteria in the presence of zero-valent iron. Environmental Science & Technology 2006, 40, (4), 1328-1334. ja48.pdf

47.  Kan, E. S.; Deshusses, M. A., Cometabolic degradation of TCE vapors in a foamed emulsion bioreactor. Environmental Science & Technology 2006, 40, (3), 1022-1028. ja47.pdf

46.  Kan, E.; Deshusses, M. A., Continuous operation of foamed emulsion bioreactors treating toluene vapors. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2005, 92, (3), 364-371. ja46.pdf

45.  Baquerizo, G.; Maestre, J. P.; Sakuma, T.; Deshusses, M. A.; Gamisans, X.; Gabriel, D.; Lafuente, J. A detailed-model of a biofilter for ammonia removal: Model parameters analysis and model validation. Chemical Engineering Journal 2005, 113, 205-214. ja45.pdf

44.  Kim, S.; Deshusses, M. A. Understanding the limits of H2S degrading biotrickling filters using a differential biotrickling filter. Chemical Engineering Journal 2005, 113,119-126. ja44.pdf

43.  Iranpour, R.; Coxa, H. H. J.; Deshusses, M. A.; Schroeder, E. D., Literature review of air pollution control biofilters and biotrickling filters for odor and volatile organic compound removal. Environmental Progress 2005, 24, (3), 254-267. ja43.pdf

42.  Chen, W.; Mulchandani, A.; Deshusses, M. A., Environmental biotechnology: Challenges and opportunities for chemical engineers. AICHE Journal 2005, 51, (3), 690-695. ja42.pdf

41.  Won, Y. S.; Lee, T. J.; Wu, Y. P. G.; Deshusses, M. A., An environmentally friendly method for controlling biomass in biotrickling filters for air pollution control. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 2004, 10, (1), 60-65. ja41.pdf

40.  Kang, S. T.; Subramani, A.; Hoek, E. M. V.; Deshusses, M. A.; Matsumoto, M. R., Direct observation of biofouling in cross-flow microfiltration: mechanisms of deposition and release. Journal of Membrane Science 2004, 244, (1-2), 151-165. ja40.pdf

39.  Gabriel, D.; Deshusses, M. A. Technical and economical analysis of the conversion of a full-scale scrubber to a biotrickling filter for odour control Water Science and Technology 2004, 50, (4), 309-318. ja39.pdf

38.  Gabriel, D.; Cox, H. H. J.; Deshusses, M. A., Conversion of full-scale wet scrubbers to biotrickling filters for H2S control at publicly owned treatment works. Journal of Environmental Engineering-ASCE 2004, 130, (10), 1110-1117. ja38.pdf

37. Choi, D. S.; Devinny, J. S.; Deshusses, M. A., Behavior of field-scale biotrickling filter under nonsteady state conditions. Journal of Environmental Engineering-ASCE 2004, 130, (3), 322-328. ja37.pdf

36.  Converse, B. M.; Schroeder, E. D.; Iranpour, R.; Cox, H. H. J.; Deshusses, M. A., Odor and volatile organic compound removal from wastewater treatment plant headworks ventilation air using a biofilter. Water Environment Research 2003, 75, (5), 444-454. ja36.pdf

35.  Kim, S.; Deshusses, M. A. Development and experimental validation of a conceptual model for biotrickling filtration of H2S. Environmental Progress, 2003, 22, 119-128. ja35.pdf

34.  Gabriel, D.; Deshusses, M. A. Performance of a full-scale biotrickling filter treating H2S at a gas contact time of 1.6 to 2.2 seconds. Environmental Progress, 2003, 22, 111-118. ja34.pdf

33.  Kan, E.; Deshusses, M. A., Development of foamed emulsion bioreactor for air pollution control. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2003, 84, (2), 240-244. ja33.pdf

32.  Gabriel, D.; Deshusses, M. A., Retrofitting existing chemical scrubbers to biotrickling filters for H2S emission control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2003, 100, (11), 6308-6312. ja32.pdf

31.  Philip, L.; Deshusses, M. A., Sulfur dioxide treatment from flue gases using a biotrickling filter - Bioreactor system. Environmental Science & Technology 2003, 37, (9), 1978-1982. ja31.pdf

30.  Cox, H. H. J.; Deshusses, M. A.; Converse, B. M.; Schroeder, E. D.; Iranpour, R., Odor and volatile organic compound treatment by biotrickling filters: Pilot-scale studies at hyperion treatment plant. Water Environment Research 2002, 74, (6), 557-563.  (There was a discussion following this paper see Closure. Water Environment Research 2004, 76, (3), 282-283.) ja30.pdf

29.  Iranpour, R.; Oh, S.; Cox, H. H. J.; Shao, Y. J.; Moghaddam, O.; Kearney, R. J.; Deshusses, M. A.; Stenstrom, M. K.; Ahring, B. K., Changing mesophilic wastewater sludge digestion into thermophilic operation at Terminal Island Treatment Plant. Water Environment Research 2002, 74, (5), 494-507. ja29.pdf

28.  Cox, H. H. J.; Deshusses, M. A., Effect of starvation on the performance and re-acclimation of biotrickling filters for air pollution control. Environmental Science & Technology 2002, 36, (14), 3069-3073. ja28.pdf

27.  Cox, H. H. J.; Deshusses, M. A., Co-treatment of H2S and toluene in a biotrickling filter. Chemical Engineering Journal 2002, 87, (1), 101-110. ja27.pdf

26.  Fortin, N. Y.; Morales, M.; Nakagawa, Y.; Focht, D. D.; Deshusses, M. A., Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) degradation by a microbial consortium. Environmental Microbiology 2001, 3, (6), 407-416. ja26.pdf

25.  Cox, H. H. J.; Sexton, T.; Shareefdeen, Z. M.; Deshusses, M. A., Thermophilic biotrickling filtration of ethanol vapors. Environmental Science & Technology 2001, 35, (12), 2612-2619. ja25.pdf

24.  Chitwood, D. E.; Deshusses, M. A., Development of a methyl bromide collection system for fumigated farmland. Environmental Science & Technology 2001, 35, (3), 636-642. ja24.pdf

23.  Deshusses, M. A.; Webster, T. S., Construction and economics of a pilot/full-scale biological trickling filter reactor for the removal of volatile organic compounds from polluted air. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 2000, 50, (11), 1947-1956. ja23.pdf

22.  Giblin, T.; Herman, D.; Deshusses, M. A.; Frankenberger, W. T., Removal of perchlorate in ground water with a flow-through bioreactor. Journal of Environmental Quality 2000, 29, (2), 578-583. ja22.pdf

21.  Cox, H. H. J.; Nguyen, T. T.; Deshusses, M. A., Toluene degradation in the recycle liquid of biotrickling filters for air pollution control. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2000, 54, (1), 133-137. ja21.pdf

20.  Cox, H. H. J.; Deshusses, M. A., Innovative experimental setup for the parallel operation of multiple bench scale biotrickling filters for waste air treatment. Environmental Technology 2000, 21, (4), 427-435. ja20.pdf

19.  Deshusses, M. A.; Johnson, C. T., Development and validation of a simple protocol to rapidly determine the performance of biofilters for VOC treatment. Environmental Science & Technology 2000, 34, (3), 461-467. ja19.pdf

18.  Deshusses, M. A.; Cox, H. H. J., A cost benefit approach to reactor sizing and nutrient supply for biotrickling filters for air pollution control. Environmental Progress 1999, 18, (3), 188-196. ja18.pdf

17.  Webster, T. S.; Cox, H. H. J.; Deshusses, M. A., Resolving operational and performance problems encountered in the use of a pilot/full-scale biotrickling fiber reactor. Environmental Progress 1999, 18, (3), 162-172. ja17.pdf

16.  Fortin, N. Y.; Deshusses, M. A., Treatment of methyl tert-butyl ether vapors in biotrickling filters. 2. Analysis of the rate-limiting step and behavior under transient conditions. Environmental Science & Technology 1999, 33, (17), 2987-2991. ja16.pdf

15.  Fortin, N. Y.; Deshusses, M. A., Treatment of methyl tert-butyl ether vapors in biotrickling filters. 1. Reactor startup, steady state performance, and culture characteristics. Environmental Science & Technology 1999, 33, (17), 2980-2986. ja15.pdf

14.  Deshusses, M.; Johnson, C. T.; Leson, G., Biofiltration of high loads of ethyl acetate in the presence of toluene. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 1999, 49, (8), 973-979. ja14.pdf

13.  Cox, H. H. J.; Deshusses, M. A., Chemical removal of biomass from waste air biotrickling filters: Screening of chemicals of potential interest. Water Research 1999, 33, (10), 2383-2391. ja13.pdf

12.  Cox, H. H. J.; Nguyen, N. T.; Deshusses, M. A., Predation of bacteria by the protozoa Tetrahymena pyriformis in toluene-degrading cultures. Biotechnology Letters 1999, 21, (3), 235-239. ja12.pdf

11.  Cox, H. H. J.; Deshusses, M. A., Biomass control in waste air biotrickling filters by protozoan predation. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 1999, 62, (2), 216-224. ja11.pdf

10.  Cox, H. H. J.; Deshusses, M. A., Biological waste air treatment in biotrickling filters. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 1998, 9, (3), 256-262. ja10.pdf

9.    Zuber, L.; Dunn, I. J.; Deshusses, M. A., Comparative scale-up and cost estimation of a biological trickling filter and a three-phase airlift bioreactor for the removal of methylene chloride from polluted air. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 1997, 47, (9), 969-975. ja9.pdf

8.    Geoghegan, D. P.; Hamer, G.; Deshusses, M. A., Effects of unsteady state conditions on the biooxidation of methyl ethyl and methyl isobutyl ketone in continuous flow liquid phase cultures. Bioprocess Engineering 1997, 16, (6), 315-322. ja8.pdf

7.    Deshusses, M. A., Biological waste air treatment in biofilters. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 1997, 8, (3), 335-339. ja7.pdf

6.    Deshusses, M. A. Transient behavior of biofilters: Start-up, carbon balances, and interactions between pollutants. Journal of Environmental Engineering-ASCE 1997; 123, (6), 563-568. ja6.pdf

5.    Deshusses, M. A.; Chen, W.; Mulchandani, A.; Dunn, I. J., Innovative bioreactors. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 1997, 8, (2), 165-168. ja5.pdf

4.    Deshusses, M. A.; Hamer, G.; Dunn, I. J., Transient-state behavior of a biofilter removing mixtures of vapors of MEK and MIBK from air. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 1996, 49, (5), 587-598. ja4.pdf

3.    Deshusses, M. A.; Hamer, G.; Dunn, I. J., Behavior of biofilters for waste air biotreatment .2. Experimental evaluation of a dynamic-model. Environmental Science & Technology 1995, 29, (4), 1059-1068. ja3.pdf

2.    Deshusses, M. A.; Hamer, G.; Dunn, I. J., Behavior of biofilters for waste air biotreatment .1. Dynamic-model development. Environmental Science & Technology 1995, 29, (4), 1048-1058. ja2.pdf

1.    Deshusses, M. A.; Hamer, G., The removal of volatile ketone mixtures from air in biofilters. Bioprocess Engineering 1993, 9, (4), 141-146. ja1.pdf

  


B. Published Conference Proceedings ( !!!2012 update, the links to my old web site at UCR are all broken since UCR has taken my old web site down. Email me if you would like a particular paper. Not everything was published in a peer-reviewed journal)

(this section is updated about once per year)

  1. Deshusses, M.A. and G. Hamer. 1992. Methyl isobutyl and methyl ethyl ketone biodegradation in biofilters. In: Proc. Fundamentals of Biocatalysis in Non-Conventional Media, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, April 26-29, 1992. Tramper, J., M. H. Vermue, H. H. Beeftink, U. von Stockar (eds.), Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. p. 393-399
  2. Deshusses, M.A. and I.J. Dunn. 1994. Modeling experiments on the kinetics of mixed- solvent removal from waste gas in a biofilter. In: Proc. 6th European Congress in Biotechnology, Florence, Italy, June 13-17, 1993. Alberghina, L., L. Frontali, P. Sensi (eds.), Elsevier Publishers. p. 1191-1198.
  3. Deshusses, M.A. 1995. Operation of compost based biofilters under transient and multiple VOC conditions. In: Proc. 1995 Conference on Biofiltration, University of Southern California, October 5-6, 1995. Hodge, D. S. and F. E. Reynolds Jr. (eds.). The Reynolds Group, Tustin, CA. p. 45-52.
  4. Johnson, C.T., and M.A. Deshusses. 1996. Evaluation of a rapid methodology to determine elimination capacities in biofilters for VOC treatment. In: Proc. 1996 Conference on Biofiltration, University of Southern California, October 24-25, 1996. F. E. Reynolds Jr. (ed.). The Reynolds Group, Tustin, CA. p. 223-230.
  5. Cox, H.H.J., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Increasing the stability of biotrickling filters by using protozoa. In Biological Waste Gas Cleaning, Proc. Int. Symp., Maastricht, The Netherlands, April 28-29, 1997. p. 233-240.
  6. Webster, T.S., H.H.J. Cox, and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Application of a full-scale biotrickling filter reactor for the treatment of styrene vapors. In: Biological Waste Gas Cleaning, Proc. Int. Symp., Maastricht, The Netherlands, April 28-29, 1997. p. 99-102.
  7. Webster, T.S., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Styrene treatment using a full-scale biotrickling filter reactor. In: Proc. 4th In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symp., April 28-May 1, 1997. vol. 5, Battelle Press, Columbus OH. p. 219-221
  8. Johnson, C.T., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Quantitative structure-activity relationships for VOC biodegradation in biofilters. In: Proc. 4th In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symp., April 28-May 1, 1997. vol. 5,.Battelle Press, Columbus OH. p. 175-180. cp8.pdf
  9. Cox, H.H.J., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. The use of protozoa to control biomass growth in biological trickling filters for waste air treatment. Paper 97-RA71C.05. In: Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association, June 9-13, 1997. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. 10 pages.
  10. Deshusses, M.A., C.T. Johnson, and G. Leson. 1997. Treating high loads of ethyl acetate and toluene in a biofilter. Paper 97-WA71A.07. In: Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association, June 9-13, 1997. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. 13 pages.
  11. Cox, H.H.J., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Evaluation of different technologies to control biomass growth in biotrickling filters for waste air treatment. In: Proc. Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management IX, American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA, September 15-17, 1997. p. 5-8.
  12. Webster, T.S., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Operation of a full-scale biotrickling filter for the removal of styrene from contaminated air. In: Proc. Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management IX, American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA, September 15-17, 1997. p. 170-172.
  13. Cox, H.H.J., T.T. Nguyen, and M.A. Deshusses. 1998. Elimination of toluene vapors in biotrickling filters: performance and carbon balances. Paper 98-WAA.04P. In: Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association, San Diego, CA, June 14-18, 1998. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. 15 pages. cp13.pdf
  14. Deshusses, M.A., H.H.J. Cox, and D.W. Miller. 1998. The use of CAT scanning to characterize bioreactors for waste air treatment. Paper 98-TA20B.04. In: Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association, San Diego, CA, June 14-18, 1998. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. 12 pages. cp14.pdf
  15. Cox, H.H.J., and M.A. Deshusses. Pollutant biodegradation in biotrickling filters revisited. In: Proc. 1998 Conference on Biofiltration, University of Southern California, October 22-23, 1998. F. E. Reynolds Jr. (ed.). The Reynolds Group, Tustin, CA. p. 219-226. cp15.pdf
  16. Fortin, N.Y., and M.A. Deshusses. Gas phase biotreatment of MTBE. In: Proc. 1998 Conference on Biofiltration, University of Southern California, October 22-23, 1998. F. E. Reynolds Jr. (ed.). The Reynolds Group, Tustin, CA. 123-132.
  17. Choi, D.S., J.S., Devinny, and M.A. Deshusses. Performance of a pilot/full-scale biotrickling filter under non-steady state conditions. In: Proc. 1998 Conference on Biofiltration, University of Southern California, October 22-23, 1998. F. E. Reynolds Jr. (ed.). The Reynolds Group, Tustin, CA. p. 159-168. cp17.pdf
  18. Choi, D.S., J.S., Devinny, and M.A. Deshusses. Application of biological processes for treating hazardous air pollutants. In: Proceedings of the 1998 Korea-U.S. Technical Conference on Strategic Technologies, October 22-24, 1998, Vienna, VA. KSEA, KUSCO and KOFST (Eds.). p. 24-31.
  19. Fortin, N.Y., and M.A. Deshusses. Gas phase biotreatment of MTBE. In: Proc. 5th In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symp., April 19-22, 1999. Vol. 5(5), Battelle Press, Columbus OH. p. 129-134.
  20. Koenigsberg, S., C., Sandefur, W. Mahaffey, N.Y. Fortin, and M.A. Deshusses. Peroxygen mediated bioremediation of MTBE. Proc. 5th In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symp., April 19-22, 1999. Vol. 5(3), Battelle Press, Columbus OH. p. 13-18.
  21. Deshusses, M.A., and H.H.J. Cox. 1999. A cost benefit approach to reactor sizing and nutrient supply for biotrickling filters for air pollution control. Paper 99-242. In: Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association, June 21-24, 1999. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. 11 pages.
  22. Deshusses, M.A. and M. Morales. 2000. In situ bioremediation of MTBE: Lessons from laboratory experiments. In Proc. 219th Meeting of the American Chemical Society. San Francisco, California, USA March 26-30, 2000. 4 pages. American Chemical Society. 2000. 219: ENVR 121
  23. Hamer, G. and M.A. Deshusses. 2000. Waste gas biotreatment: A sustained stationary phase biooxidation process? In Proc. of 5th International Symposium on Environmental Biotechnology, (ISEB 2000) Kyoto, Japan, 9-13 July, 2000. 4 pages to be published on CD-ROM. December 2000 (presented by G. Hamer).
  24. Deshusses, M.A., M. Morales, and S. Revah. 2000. Microcosm and Column Studies on the Biodegradation of Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) in Soil-Water Systems. Paper 795. Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association, 12 pages AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Salt lake City, Utah, June 18-22, 2000. cp24.pdf
  25. Cox, H.H.J. and M.A. Deshusses. 2000. Combined Removal of H2S and Toluene in a Single-Stage Biotrickling Filter. Paper 773. Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association, 18 pages. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Salt lake City, Utah, June 18-22, 2000. cp25.pdf
  26. Fürer, C. and M.A. Deshusses Biodegradation in Biofilters: Did the Microbe Inhale the VOC? Paper 799. Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association, 13 pages AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Salt lake City, Utah, June 18-22, 2000. cp26.pdf
  27. Cox, H.H.J. and M.A. Deshusses. 2000. Thermophilic biotrickling filtration of ethanol vapors. Proc. 2000 Conference on Biofiltration, p. 159-166. F.E. Reynolds Jr. (ed.). The Reynolds Group, Tustin, CA, and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, October 19-20, 2000.
  28. Cox, H.H.J. and M.A. Deshusses. 2001. Chemical removal of excess biomass in clogged biotrickling filters by hypochlorite treatment. Paper 337, 12 pages. Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Orlando, Florida, June 24-28, 2001. cp28.pdf
  29. Cox, H.H.J., M.A. Deshusses, B.M. Converse, E.D. Schroeder, D. Vosooghi, D. Patel, O. Moghaddem, R. Iranpour. 2001. Single-stage H2S and VOC removal in biotrickling filters and biofilters: A comparative study at the Hyperion treatment plant. Paper 335, 15 pages. Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Orlando, Florida, June 24-28, 2001. cp29.pdf
  30. Iranpour, R., P. Samar, M.K. Stenstrom, J.H. Clark, B.M. Converse, E.D. Schroeder, H.H.J. Cox, and M.A. Deshusses. 2001. Biological treatment of odor and VOCs in biofilters and biotrickling filters: Survey of field experiences. Paper 726, 19 pages. Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Orlando, Florida, June 24-28, 2001.
  31. Cox, H.H.J, M.A. Deshusses, B. Converse, E.D. Schroeder, D. Vosooghi, P.Samar, R. Iranpour. Odor and VOC treatment by biotrickling filters: pilot scale studies at the Hyperion Treatment Plant, (19 pages) WEFTEC 2001 Conference Proceedings; Atlanta Georgia, October 2001.
  32. Converse, B., E.D. Schroeder, Cox, H.H.J, M.A. Deshusses, D. Vosooghi, P.Samar, R. Iranpour. Odor and VOC removal from wastewater treatment plant headworks ventilation air using a biofilter, (16 pages) 2001 WEFTEC Conference Proceedings; October 2001.
  33. Cox, H.H.J, M.A. Deshusses, B. Converse, E.D. Schroeder, D. Vosooghi, P.Samar, R. Iranpour. Odor and VOC treatment by biotrickling filters: pilot scale studies at the Hyperion Treatment Plant, (19 pages) WEFTEC 2001 Conference Proceedings; Atlanta Georgia, October 2001.
  34. Cox, H.H.J., M.A. Deshusses, B.M. Converse, E.D. Schroeder, D. Vosooghi, R. Iranpour, SS. Fan, and J.E. Mundine. 2002. Experiences with biological waste air treatment at LA's Hyperion Treatment Plant. In: Proc. 74th Annual CWEA Conference, Sacramento, CA, April 2-5, 2002.
  35. Cox, H.H.J., M.A. Deshusses, E.D. Schroeder, and R. Iranpour. 2002. Practical experiences with biological treatment systems for odor and VOC removal at the Hyperion Treatment Plant. 11 pages. In: Proc. WEF Odors and Toxic Air Emissions 2002 Specialty Conference, Albuquerque, NM, April 28 -May 1, 2002.
  36. Iranpour, R., M.A. Deshusses, H.H.J. Cox, and E.D. Schroeder. 2002. Practical experiences with biological treatment of odor and VOCs at POTWs in USA. 22 pages. In: Proc. WEF Odors and Toxic Air Emissions 2002 Specialty Conference, Albuquerque, NM, April 28 -May 1, 2002.
  37. Gabriel, D., H.H.J. Cox, J. Brown, E. Torres, and M.A. Deshusses. 2002 Biotrickling filters for POTWs air treatment: full-scale experience with a converted scrubber. 13 pages. In: Proc. WEF Odors and Toxic Air Emissions 2002 Specialty Conference, Albuquerque, NM, April 28 -May 1, 2002.
  38. Philip, L., and M.A. Deshusses. 2002. Biological treatment of NOx and SO2. Paper 43577. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Baltimore, MD, June 23-27, 2002. 12 pages.
  39. Philip, L., and M.A. Deshusses. 2002. Complete NOx and SO2 treatment in a biotrickling filter – bioreactor system. Paper 43571. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Baltimore, MD, June 23-27, 2002. 12 pages.
  40. Won, Y.S., H.H.J. Cox, W.E. Walton, and M.A. Deshusses. 2002. An environmentally friendly method for controlling biomass in biotrickling filters for air pollution control. Paper 43554. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Baltimore, MD, June 23-27, 2002. 12 pages. cp40.pdf
  41. Gabriel, D., H.H.J. Cox, J. Brown, E. Torres, and M.A. Deshusses. 2002. Biotrickling filters for odor treatment at POTWs: Full-scale experience with a converted scrubber. Paper 43558. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Baltimore, MD, June 23-27, 2002. 14 pages.
  42. Kim, S., and M. A. Deshusses. 2002. Modeling H2S biotrickling filtration. In Proc. 2002 USC-TRG Conference on Biofiltration, p. 37-44.  F.E. Reynolds Jr. and J.S. Devinny (eds.). The Reynolds Group, Tustin, CA, and the University of Southern California, Newport Beach, CA, October 31- November 1, 2002.
  43. Kan, E., and M.A. Deshusses. 2002. Development of foamed emulsion bioreactor for air pollution control. In Proc. 2002 USC-TRG Conference on Biofiltration, p. 225-230. F.E. Reynolds Jr. and J.S. Devinny (eds.). The Reynolds Group, Tustin, CA, and the University of Southern California, Newport Beach, CA, October 31- November 1, 2002.
  44. Gabriel, D., D. Araya, J. Brown, E. Torres, and M.A. Deshusses. 2002. Short contact time biotrickling filters for odor treatment: Performance of a full-scale reactor at Orange County Sanitation District. In Proc. 2002 USC-TRG Conference on Biofiltration, p. 267-276.  F.E. Reynolds Jr. and J.S. Devinny (eds.). The Reynolds Group, Tustin, CA, and the University of Southern California, Newport Beach, CA, October 31- November 1, 2002.
  45. Jinsiriwanit, S., L. Philip, and M. A. Deshusses. 2002. Evaluation of a new biotreatment process for combustion gases. In Proc. 2002 USC-TRG Conference on Biofiltration, p. 277-283.  F.E. Reynolds Jr. and J.S. Devinny (eds.). The Reynolds Group, Tustin, CA, and the University of Southern California, Newport Beach, CA, October 31- November 1, 2002.
  46. Cox, H.H.J., R. Iranpour, O. Moghaddam, E.D. Schroeder, and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. Biological odor control strategies at wastewater treatment plants. WEF/AWWA/CWEA Joint Residuals and Biosolids Management Conference. Baltimore, Maryland. February 19 – 22, 2003. Published by the Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, Virginia. 13 pages. cp46.pdf
  47. Kim, S., and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. H2S treatment in biotrickling filters: Performance and limits. Paper #69943. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. San Diego, CA, June 22-26, 2003. 12 pages.
  48. Jinsiriwanit, S., and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. Biotreatment of combustion gas. Paper #69814. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. San Diego, CA, June 22-26, 2003. 11 pages. cp48.pdf
  49. Kan, E., and M.A.. Deshusses. 2003. Bioactive foamed emulsions: A new technique for air pollution control. Paper #69665. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. San Diego, CA, June 22-26, 2003. 17 pages.
  50. Kang, S., E.M.V. Hoek, and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. A Novel quantification of initial adhesion of microorganisms on a membrane surface. (4 pages) In Proceedings of the AWWA Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, June 15-19, 2003. cp50.pdf
  51. Hoek, E.M.V., S. Kang, and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. Observation, measurement, and modeling of biocolloid deposition in crossflow membrane filtration. (6 pages) In Preprints of Extended Abstracts of the 225th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, Vol. 43 No. 1, New Orleans, LA, March 23-27, 2003. cp51.pdf
  52. Gabriel, D., and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. Technical and economical analysis of the conversion of a full-scale scrubber to a biotrickling filter for odor control. In Proc. 2nd IWA International Conference, Singapore on Odors and VOCs, Singapore, September 14-17, 2003. 22 pages.
  53. Kang, S., A. Subramani, E.M.V. Hoek, M.A. Deshusses, and M.R. Matsumoto. 2003. Measuring initial microbial adhesion rates on membrane surfaces. Proceedings of Topical Conference on Advanced Membrane-Based Separations, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 16-21, 2003.
  54. Sakuma, T., M. Aoki, T. Hattori, D. Gabriel and M.A. Deshusses. 2004. A conceptual model for the treatment of ammonia vapors in a biotrickling filter. Paper #690. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Indianapolis, IN, June 22-25, 2004. 16 pages. cp54.pdf
  55. Higuchi, T., M.A. Deshusses, and D.R. Cocker. 2004. The behavior of particulate matter in bioreactors for air pollution control. Paper #677. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Indianapolis, IN, June 22-25, 2004. 17 pages.
  56. Gabriel, D. and M.A. Deshusses. 2004. Retrofitted chemical scrubbers for H2S and odor control: performance, cost-benefit and future perspectives. Paper #697. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Indianapolis, IN, June 22-25, 2004. 17 pages.
  57. Deshusses, M.A., V. Kogan, D. Gabriel, J.M. Strauss, J. Brown, E. Torres. 2004. Retrofitted biotrickling filters for odor, VOC, H2S and reduced sulfur compound emission control. Paper #694. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Indianapolis, IN, June 22-25, 2004. 13 pages. cp57.pdf
  58. Deshusses, M.A., and J. Rodieck. 2004. The use of UV-C for improved indoor air quality: experiments and modeling application for homeland security issues. Paper #687. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Indianapolis, IN, June 22-25, 2004. 17 pages. cp58.pdf
  59. Jol, H.M., M.A. Deshusses, and P. Gostomski, P. 2004. Initial experiments on the application of ground penetrating radar to troubleshoot biofilters for air pollution control. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar GPR 2004 (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc.), Edited by E. Slob, A. Yarovoy and J. Rhebergen, June 21 - 24, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, Vol. I: 423-426. cp59.pdf
  60. Deshusses, M.A., V. Kogan, D. Gabriel, J.M. Strauss, J. Brown, E. Torres. 2004. Odorous compounds emissions from biotrickling filters at wastewater treatment plants. In Proc. WEF/AWMA Odors and Air Emissions 2004 Conference & Exhibition, Bellevue, WA, April 18 - 21, 2004. 12 pages.
  61. Philip, L. and M.A. Deshusses. 2004. Biotrickling filter for the removal of mercury vapor.  In Proc. 2004 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, p. 25-34. J.S. Devinny and USC-CSC (ed.), Redondo Beach, CA, October 19-22, 2004.
  62. Kan E. and  M.A. Deshusses. 2004. Detailed analysis of a novel bioactive foam bioreactor for treating air pollutants.  In Proc. 2004 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, p. 97-108. J.S. Devinny and USC-CSC (ed.), Redondo Beach, CA, October 19-22, 2004.
  63. Kim, S. and  M.A. Deshusses. 2004. Understanding the limits of H2S degrading biotrickling filters using a differential bioreactor. In Proc. 2004 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, p. 125-132.  J.S. Devinny and USC-CSC (ed.), Redondo Beach, CA, October 19-22, 2004.
  64. Baquerizo, G., T. Sakuma, M.A. Deshusses, X. Gamisans, D. Gabriel and J. Lafuente. A detailed model of a biofilter for ammonia removal: Model parameters analysis and model validation.  In Proc. 2004 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, p. 189-200. J.S. Devinny and USC-CSC (ed.), Redondo Beach, CA, October 19-22, 2004.
  65. Gabriel, D., J.M. Strauss, B. Sheridan, J. Brown, E. Torres, and M.A. Deshusses. 2004 Performance assessment of biotrickling filters treating odors at Orange County Sanitation District.  In Proc. 2004 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, p. 227-234. J.S. Devinny and USC-CSC (ed.), Redondo Beach, CA, October 19-22, 2004. cp65.pdf
  66. Yu, X., C. Amrhein, M.A. Deshusses, and M.R. Matsumoto. 2005. Perchlorate reduction by autotrophic bacteria supported on zero-valent iron.  In Proc. 1st International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, New Orleans, American Academy of Sciences. (in press)
  67. Sakuma, T., T. Hattori, and M.A. Deshusses. 2005. Comparison of different packing materials for the biotreatment of air toxics. Paper #422. In Proc. Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association. AWMA, Pittsburgh, PA. Minneapolis, MN, June 21-24, 2005. 15 pages.
  68. Deshusses, M.A. 2006. Recent developments in biological techniques for air pollution control and integration into sustainable development. In Proc. Euro Summer School “Closing water and resources cycles via gas treatment” June 26- July 1, 2005 Wageningen University, The Netherlands. 8 pages.
  69. Moosavi, G.R., K. Naddafi, M.A. Deshusses, and A. Mesdaghinia. 2005. H2S removal from wastewater treatment plants off-gases using activated sludge process. In Proc. 1st Congress On Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control, October 5–7, 2005, La Coruna, Spain. 8 pages.
  70. Thompson, J.K., L.D. Voelz, S. Abi-Samra, R.J. Gaudes, R. Schirripa, M.A. Deshusses, C.D. Dillon, C.D. Dao. 2005. The Orange County Sanitation District goes for high-rate biotowers in a big way. WEFTEC 2005 Conference Proceedings; Washington DC, October 29-Nov. 2, 2005. 16 pages.
  71. Thompson, J.K., L.D. Voelz, R.J. Gaudes, S. Abi-Samra, R. Schirripa, C.D. Dillon, T. Ahn, M.A. Deshusses. 2006. Orange County Sanitation District sets the stage for conversion between the old and the new: odor analysis methodology. 2006. WEF/AWMA Odors and Air Emissions 2006, April 9-12, 2006 in Hartford, Connecticut, 12 pages.
  72. González-Sánchez, A., S. Revah, and M.A. Deshusses. 2006. Deployment of extremophilic alkaliphilic bacteria in biotrickling filters for H2S treatment. 10 pages, In Proc. 2006 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, J.S. Devinny (ed.), Long Beach, CA, October 18-20, 2006.
  73. Fortuny, M., M. Tomàs, J.A. Baeza, M.A. Deshusses, X. Gamisans, C. Casas, D. Gabriel, J. Lafuente. 2006. Performance of a lab-scale bioreactor treating up to 10,000 ppmv of H2S. 8 pages, In Proc. 2006 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, J.S. Devinny (ed.), Long Beach, CA, October 18-20, 2006.
  74. Kan E., S. Kim, and M.A. Deshusses. 2006. Fenton oxidation of TCE vapors in a foam reactor. 9 pages, In Proc. 2006 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, J.S. Devinny (ed.), Long Beach, CA, October 18-20, 2006.
  75. Sakuma, T., S. Jinisiriwanit, T. Hattori, and M.A. Deshusses. 2006. Removal of ammonia from contaminated air in a biotrickling filter-denitrifying bioreactor combination system. 8 pages, In Proc. 2006 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, J.S. Devinny (ed.), Long Beach, CA, October 18-20, 2006.
  76. Kim, S., and M.A. Deshusses. 2006. Determination of mass transfer coefficients for packing materials used in biofilters and biotrickling filters for air pollution control. 11 pages, In Proc. 2006 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, J.S. Devinny (ed.), Long Beach, CA, October 18-20, 2006.
  77. Loyola-Licea, J.C., and M.A. Deshusses. 2006. Quantitative PCR detection of selected DNA and mRNA-encoded oxygenases for the monitoring of microbial consortia in biofilters removing BTEX. 11 pages, In Proc. 2006 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, J.S. Devinny (ed.), Long Beach, CA, October 18-20, 2006.
  78. Holyoake, K.M., K.V. Kotze, M.P. Ellen, and M.A. Deshusses 2007. Biological scrubber for hydrogen sulphide removal. 7 pages in Proc. NZWWA Trade Waste Conference 2007, Christchurch, New Zealand, August 2007.
  1. Book Chapters
  1. Skladany, G., M.A. Deshusses, J.S. Devinny, A.P. Togna, and T.S. Webster. 1998. Chapter 8: Biological Systems: Biofilters, 41 pages (8.151-8.191). In Rafson, H. (ed.), Odor and VOC Control Handbook. McGraw-Hill
  2. Chen, W., F. Bruhlmann, K.H. Lee, and M.A. Deshusses. 1999. Whole Cell Catalysis. p. 658-680. In Encyclopedia of Catalysis vol. 6. I.T. Horvath, E. Iglesias, M.T. Klein, J.A. Lercher, A.J. Russell and E.I. Stiefel (eds). Wiley, New York, NY.
  3. Cox, H.H.J., and M.A. Deshusses. 2002. Biotrickling Filters for Air Pollution Control. p. 782-795. Vol. 2. In G. Bitton (Editor-in-Chief), The Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. J. Wiley & Sons bc3.pdf
  4. Cox, H.H.J., and M.A. Deshusses. 2001. Biotrickling Filters p. 99-131. In C. Kennes and MC. Veiga (Editors), Bioreactors for Waste Gas Treatment. Kluwer Academic Publisher bc4.pdf
  5. Deshusses, M.A. Application of Immobilized Cells for Air Pollution Control. p. 507-526 In Applications of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology, V. Nedovic and R. Willaert (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Germany, 2005. bc5.pdf
  6. Gabriel, D. and M.A. Deshusses. 2005. Biotrickling Filter Technology. p. 147-168. In Biotechnology for Odour and Air Pollution Control, Z. Shareefdeen and A. Singh (Editors), Springer, New York, NY.
  7. Shareefdeen Z. and M.A. Deshusses. 2005. Modeling of Biofilter and Biotrickling Filters for Odor and VOC Control Applications. p. 212-231. In Biotechnology for Odour and Air Pollution Control, Z. Shareefdeen and A. Singh (Editors), Springer, New York, NY.
  8. Gabriel, D. and M.A. Deshusses. Conversió de torres d'absorció en biofiltres percoladors per al control de sulfur d’hidrogen: un cas al sud de Califòrnia (Catalan Book on air pollution control 19 pages) bc8.pdf
  9. Deshusses, M.A. Recent developments in biological techniques for air pollution control and integration into sustainable development. In Waste Gas Treatment For Resource Recovery, Lens P.N.L., Kennes C., LeCloirec P. and Deshusses M.A. (Editors), IWA Publishing. (in press 2006). bc9.pdf

D. Books

  1. Devinny, J.S., M.A. Deshusses, and T.S. Webster. 1999. Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control. CRC Lewis Publishers, 300 pages (monograph, not a contributed author book)
  2. Lens P.N.L., Kennes C., LeCloirec P. and Deshusses M.A. (Editors) Waste Gas Treatment for Resource Recovery, IWA Publishing, 520 pages.

OTHER

A. Reports (reports that are less than 10 pages are not listed)

  1. Deshusses, M.A., 1994, "Biodegradation of Mixtures of Ketone Vapours in Biofilters for the Treatment of Waste Air," Ph.D. Thesis Nr. 10633, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland, 194 pages. diss.pdf (! the pages numbers on the pdf file are wrong except for Chapter 11 which was scanned, sorry, this was made from various old files)
  2. Deshusses, M.A., 1996. Media Performance Evaluation. Prepared for 3M Environmental Technology and Services, August 1996, 54 pages
  3. Deshusses, M.A., Schroeder, E.D., 1999. Advances in Gas-Phase Emission Reduction and/or Control, First Quarterly Report to the Water Environmental Research Foundation, January 27, 1999, 19 pages.
  4. Deshusses, M.A., Schroeder, E.D., 1999. Advances in Gas-Phase Emission Reduction and/or Control, 2nd Quarterly Report to the Water Environmental Research Foundation, April 31, 1999, 25 pages.
  5. Deshusses, M.A., Schroeder, E.D., 1999. Advances in Gas-Phase Emission Reduction and/or Control, 3rd Quarterly Report to the Water Environmental Research Foundation, July 31, 1999, 32 pages.
  6. Deshusses, M.A. and E.D. Schroeder. 1999. Advances in Gas-Phase Emission Reduction and/or Control, 4th Quarterly Report to the Water Environmental Research Foundation, October 31, 1999, 24 pages.
  7. Deshusses, M.A. and E.D. Schroeder. 2000. Advances in Gas-Phase Emission Reduction and/or Control, 5th Quarterly Report to the Water Environmental Research Foundation, January 31, 2000, 40 pages.
  8. Deshusses, M.A. 2000. Bioaerosol Disinfection Tests for Indoor Air Quality. Final Report to Environmental Engineering Inc., San Bernardino, CA. April 15, 2000, 61 pages.
  9. Deshusses, M.A. and E.D. Schroeder. 2000. Advances in Gas-Phase Emission Reduction and/or Control, 6th Quarterly Report to the Water Environmental Research Foundation, April 30, 2000, 22 pages.
  10. Deshusses, M.A. J.S. Devinny and D.S. Choi. 2000. Demonstration of Biotrickling Filtration for Soil Vapor Extraction of Gasoline Compounds at Edwards AFB. Final Report to Earth Tech Inc, Long Beach, CA and Edwards Air Force Base, CA. June 15, 2000, 42 pages. rp10.pdf
  11. Deshusses, M.A. and E.D. Schroeder. 2000. Advances in Gas-Phase Emission Reduction and/or Control, 7th Quarterly Report to the Water Environmental Research Foundation, July 31, 2000, 25 pages.
  12. Deshusses, M.A. 2000. Converting Wet Scrubbers to Biotrickling Filters at OCSD. Final Report to Orange County Sanitation District. November 30, 2000, 79 pages.
  13. Deshusses, M.A. 2001. Testing the Efficacy of a New Air Pollution Control Process. Final Report to The Moorhead group. January 2, 2002, 24 pages.
  14. Deshusses, M.A., H.H.J. Cox, E.D. Schroeder and B.M. Converse. 2001. Advances in Gas-Phase Emission Reduction and/or Control: Combined Sulfide and VOC Removal Using Vapor-Phase Bioreactors, Final Report to the Water Environmental Research Foundation, July 30, 2001, 130 pages. rp14.pdf (the report has been published by WERF and can be purchased from WERF/WEF web site)
  15. Deshusses, M.A. 2002. Testing of a New Foam for Biotrickling Filters for Air Pollution Control. Draft/Final Report to Hydrophilix Inc. April 2002. 41 pages.
  16. Schroeder, E.D., M.W. Stallard, D.E. Thompson, F.J. Loge, D.O. Cliver, M.A. Deshusses, H.H.J. Cox. 2002. Pathogens in Urban Drainage. Final Report prepared for the Environmental Division California Department of Transportation. May 2002. 99 pages.
  17. Deshusses, M.A., and D. Gabriel. 2003.  Conversion of a Wet Scrubber to a Biotrickling Filter at OCSD: Phase II Actual Conversion and Evaluation for H2S Control. Final Report to Orange County Sanitation District. February 27, 2003. 77 pages.
  18. Deshusses, M.A., and J.M. Strauss. 2004.  Conversion of Wet Scrubbers to Biotrickling Filters at OCSD: Phase III Odor Control. Final Report to Orange County Sanitation District. April 2004. 84 pages.
  19. Deshusses, M.A. 2004. Integrated Packing and Process Development for Air Pollution Control. Interim report to Aisin Takaoka Co., Ltd Japan. May 2004. 34 pages.
  20. Deshusses, M.A. 2004. Integrated Packing and Process Development for Air Pollution Control. Second interim report to Aisin Takaoka Co., Ltd Japan. December 2004. 14 pages.
  21. Deshusses, M.A. 2006. Integrated Packing and Process Development for Air Pollution Control. Final report to Aisin Takaoka Co., Ltd Japan. July 2006. 29 pages.
  22. Deshusses, M.A. 2007. Conversion of a Wet Scrubber to a Biotrickling Filter at OCSD Phase III Odor Control: Part 2. Final Report to Orange County Sanitation District. March 2007. 50 pages.

B. Papers Presented at Conference with Published Abstracts

  1. Deshusses, M.A., G. Hamer, and I. J. Dunn. 1994. Characterization and modeling the removal of ketones mixtures from waste air in a biofilter. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Summer National Meeting, Denver, Colorado, August 14-17, 1994.
  2. Deshusses, M.A. 1995. Transient behavior and influence of multiple pollutants in biofilters for waste air treatment. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, November 12-17, 1995.
  3. Cox, H. H. J., and M.A. Deshusses. 1996. Can protozoa help prevent clogging of biotrickling filters for waste air treatment? 1996 Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chicago, IL, November 1996.
  4. Webster, T. S., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Control of styrene emissions from an industrial off-gas using a biological trickling filter. Annual Meeting of the University of California Toxic Substances, Teaching and Research Program, San Diego, April 11-12, 1997.
  5. Nguyen, T. T., H. H. J. Cox, and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Interactions between protozoa and bacteria during biodegradation of organic pollutants. Annual Meeting of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, Fullerton, CA, May 2-3, 1997.
  6. Johnson, C. T., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Analysis of factors influencing the elimination of VOCs in biofilters for waste air treatment. Annual Meeting of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, Fullerton, CA, May 2-3, 1997.
  7. Salandanan, L., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Tracing the fate of toluene through a biofilter for waste air treatment. Annual Meeting of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, Fullerton, CA, May 2-3, 1997.
  8. Fortin, N. Y., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Biodegradation of mtbe: kinetics, metabolism of degradation by-products and role of oxygen release compounds. ACS Pacific Conference on Chemistry and Spectroscopy, Irvine, CA, October 22, 1997.
  9. Fortin, N.Y., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Aerobic biodegradation of MTBE by mixed and pure microbial cultures. Presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Los Angeles, CA, November 19, 1997.
  10. Webster, T.S., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Optimization of a full-scale biotrickling filter reactor in the treatment of industrial styrene off-gas emissions. Presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (platform paper), Los Angeles, CA, November 19, 1997.
  11. Webster, T.S., and M.A. Deshusses. 1997. Integration of a full-scale biotrickling filter reactor in an industrial setup. 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (poster), Los Angeles, CA, November 19, 1997.
  12. Webster, T.S., and M.A. Deshusses. 1998. The economics of air pollution control in biotrickling filters. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the University of California Toxic Substances, Teaching and Research Program, Berkeley, CA, April 24-25, 1998.
  13. Fortin, N.Y., and M.A. Deshusses. 1998. Biodegradation of MTBE: Can microbes live on RFG additives? Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the University of California Toxic Substances, Teaching and Research Program, Berkeley, CA, April 24-25, 1998.
  14. Morales, M., and M.A. Deshusses. 1999. Simulation of an in-situ bioremediation process for MTBE in laboratory soil columns. ACS Pacific Conference on Chemistry and Spectroscopy, Ontario, CA, October 14, 1999.
  15. Deshusses, M.A. 2000. The control of H2S emissions: Biotrickling filters vs. chemical scrubbers. USC-TRG 2000 Conference on Biofiltration, The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, October 19-20, 2000.
  16. Wang, X. and M.A. Deshusses, 2001. Engineering Systems for MTBE Biodegradation. 6th In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium (Battelle), San Diego, CA. June 4-7, 2001.
  17. Deshusses, M.A. 2001. Bioreactors and Biological Barriers for MTBE Treatment. The 23rd Biennial Groundwater Conference and 10th Annual Meeting of the Groundwater Resources Association of California, Sacramento, CA October 30-31, 2001 [Invited Contribution]
  18. Wang, X., Sexton, T., and M.A. Deshusses. 2002. Ex-situ treatment of TBA and MTBE in trickling bioreactors: Modeling and practical experience. Groundwater Resources Association (GRA/NGWA) Bioremediation Conference, San Jose, October 17, 2002 [Invited Contribution].
  19. Hoek, E.M.V., S. Kang, and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. Observation, measurement, and modeling of biocolloid deposition in crossflow membrane filtration, (presented by E. Hoek) 225th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, Vol. 43 No. 1, New Orleans, LA, March 23-27, 2003.
  20. Wang, X., and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. Behavior of biotrickling filters for groundwater treatment: dynamic model development. Poster presented (by X. Wang) at the Annual Meeting of the University of California Toxic Substances, Teaching and Research Program, Oakland, CA, April 25-26, 2003.
  21. Loyola, C., and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. 16s rDNA DGGE and PCA in the evaluation of pollutants removing biofilters. Poster presented (by C. Loyola) at the Annual Meeting of the University of California Toxic Substances, Teaching and Research Program, Oakland, CA, April 25-26, 2003.
  22. Kang, S., E.M.V. Hoek, M.A. Deshusses, and M.R. Matsumoto. 2003. Direct observation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae adhesion onto ultrafiltration membranes, (presented by S. Kang) 14th Annual Meeting of the North American Membrane Society, Jackson Hole, WY, May 17-21, 2003.
  23. Wang, X., and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. Behavior of biotrickling filters for groundwater treatment: dynamic model development. Poster presented (by X. Wang) at the 7th International Symposium on In situ and On-site Bioremediation (Battelle). Orlando, Florida, June 2-5, 2003.
  24. Hoek, E.M.V., S. Kang, and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. Direct quantification of biocolloid deposition onto membrane surfaces. (presented by E. Hoek) 77th American Chemical Society Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, Atlanta, GA, June 15-18, 2003.
  25. Kang, S., G. Agarwal, E.M.V. Hoek, and M.A. Deshusses. 2003. Initial adhesion of microorganisms to polymeric membranes. (presented by E. Hoek) International Conference on MEMS, NANO, and Smart Systems, Banff, Alberta – Canada, July 20-23, 2003.
  26. Wang, S., A. Subramani, S. Kang, M.A. Deshusses, and E.M.V. Hoek. 2003. Direct observation of biofouling in crossflow microfiltration. (presented by E. Hoek) California-Nevada Section, AWWA 2003 Fall Conference 2003 Annual Fall Conference and Exhibits, San Diego, CA, October 6-10, 2003.
  27. Kang, S., E.M.V. Hoek, M.A. Deshusses, and M.R. Matsumoto. 2003. Role of Hydrodynamic Interactions in Initial Adhesion of Microorganisms on Membrane Surfaces, in Water Science and Technology as a proceeding paper from the IWA Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, October 19-23, 2003.
  28. Deshusses, M.A. 2003. The use of UV-C for improved indoor air quality: Experiments and modeling application for Homeland Security issues. 1st International IUVA Meeting on UV Air Treatment, Chicago, IL, November 5, 2003.
  29. Kang, S., A. Subramani, E.M.V. Hoek, M.A. Deshusses, and M.R. Matsumoto. 2003. Initial microbial adhesion rates on membrane surfaces. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 16-21, 2003.
  30. Kan, E and M.A. Deshusses. 2004. Bioactive foams for air pollution control. Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Anaheim, CA, March 28-April 1, 2004.
  31. Loyola, C., Chen. W. and M.A. Deshusses. 2004. Monitoring and diagnostic of bioremediation systems using SSU rDNA DGGE and RT-PCR/qRT-PCR of oxygenases relevant to biodegradation processes. Annual Meeting of the UC Toxic Substances, Teaching and Research Program. April 23-24, 2004
  32. Yu, X., C. Amrhein, M.A. Deshusses, M.R. Matsumoto. 2005. Perchlorate reduction by autotrophic bacteria supported on zero-valent iron. Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2005.
  33. Produtur, R., Y. Lei, W. Chen, M.A. Deshusses, A. Mulchandani. 2005. Simultaneous degradation of organophosphorus compounds and p-nitrophenol using immobilized pseudomonas putida JS444 with surface expressed organophosphorus hydrolase. Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2005.
  34. Zhang, T., M.B. Nix, B.Y. Yoo, M.A. Deshusses, and N.V. Myung. 2005. Nanonose: Electrochemically Functionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Gas Sensor Array, In Proc. 208th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society- Los Angeles, CA. October 16-21, 2005
  35. Yu, X., C. Amrhein, M.A. Deshusses, M.R. Matsumoto. 2005. Batch studies on perchlorate reduction by autotrophic bacteria supported on zero-valent iron. 21st Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments and Water, Amherst, MA., Oct 18-19, 2005.
  36. Zhang, T., M.B. Nix, B.Y. Yoo, M.A. Deshusses, and N.V. Myung. 2005. Electrochemically functionalized single-walled carbon nanotube gas sensor. Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Cincinnati, OH, October 30 - November 4, 2005.
  37. Yu, X., C. Amrhein, M.A. Deshusses, M.R. Matsumoto. 2006. Column studies on perchlorate reduction by autotrophic bacteria in the presence of zero-valent iron. GRA Conference, Santa Clara, Jan. 27, 2006.
  38. Yu, X., C. Amrhein, M.A. Deshusses, M.R. Matsumoto 2006. Column studies on perchlorate reduction by autotrophic bacteria in the presence of zero valent iron. 22nd Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, and Water. Amherst, MA, October 16-19.
  39. Park, H., S. Kim, P. Ayala, J. Kim, A. Mulchandani, M.A. Deshusses, H. Choi, N.V. Myung. 2006 Electrodeposited ?-Fe2O3 Nanoparticles. 210th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society- Cancun, Mexico, October 29 - November 3, 2006.
  40. Kan, E., S. Kim, M.A. Deshusses. 2006. Treatment of TCE vapors by Fenton oxidation in a foam reactor. Asian-American Environmental Symposium, UCLA, November 4, 2006.
  41. Deshusses, M.A., M.R. Matsumoto, X. Yu. 2006. Biological treatment of perchlorate by autotrophic organisms attached to zero-valent iron. Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, San Francisco, CA, November 12-17, 2006.
  42. Zhang, T., S. Mubeen, M.B. Nix, N.V. Myung, M.A. Deshusses. 2006. Electrochemically and chemically functionalized single-walled carbon nanotube network for gas sensing. Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, San Francisco, CA, November 12-17, 2006.
  43. Mubeen, S., Zhang, T., M.B. Nix, M.A. Deshusses, N.V. Myung. 2006. Metals and metal oxides nanoparticles decorated SWNT networks. Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, San Francisco, CA, November 12-17, 2006.
  44. Deshusses, M.A., X. Yu, M.R. Matsumoto. 2006. Reduction of perchlorate in flow-through bioreactors packed with zero-valent iron. Partners in Environmental Technology, ESTCP-SERDP Technical Symposium and Workshop, Washington, DC, November 28-30, 2006.
  45. Kan, E., S. Kim, M.A. Deshusses. 2006. Treatment of TCE vapors by Fenton oxidation in a foam reactor. Partners in Environmental Technology, ESTCP-SERDP Technical Symposium and Workshop, Washington, DC, November 28-30, 2006.
  46. Deshusses, M.A., S. Mubeen, T. Zhang, N.V. Myung. 2007. Gas nanosensors: Fabrication, performance and future perspectives for defense and security applications. SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Orlando, FL, April 9-13, 2007.
  47. T. Zhang, S. Mubeen, M.A. Deshusses, N.V. Myung ''Electrochemically functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes based gas sensor array'' 212th Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting, Washington, October 2007
  48. Mubeen, S., Zhang, T., M.A. Deshusses, N.V. Myung. 2008. Coating single walled carbon nanotubes with tinoxide for gas sensing Applications, Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9, 2007.
  49. Deshusses, M.A., M.R. Matsumoto, S. Kim, Y. Wang. 2007. Field Demonstration of Perchlorate Reduction in a Bioreactor Packed with Zero Valent Iron. Partners in Environmental Technology, ESTCP-SERDP Technical Symposium and Workshop, Washington, DC, December 4-6, 2007.

  C. Invited Presentations or Conferences without Published Abstracts

  1. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled "Waste air biotreatment in biofilters: mathematical modeling and parametric sensitivity studies," at the Conference on Environmental Bioprocesses: Modeling and PC Simulation, Braunwald, Switzerland, June 26-July 1, 1994.
  2. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled "Biodegradation of mixtures of ketone vapors in biofilters for waste air treatment," at the Swedish Environmental Research Institute (IVL), Stockholm, Sweden, September 29, 1994.
  3. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled "Biological waste air treatment: current trends and new developments," at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland, July 20, 1995.
  4. Presented paper, entitled "MTBE Biodegradation: status of research and future prospects," at Cal. State Fullerton, June 11, 1996.
  5. Presented paper (with T.S. Webster) by invitation, entitled "A full-scale biotrickling filter demonstration project for the treatment of VOC contaminated air," at the Annual Meeting of the University of California Toxic Substances, Teaching and Research Program, San Diego, April 11-12, 1997.
  6. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled "Biological waste air treatment at UC Riverside," Soil Sciences Seminar Series, UC Riverside, May 15, 1997.
  7. Presented paper (with T.S. Webster), entitled "Design and operation of a full-scale biotrickling for VOC treatment," at the Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air and Waste Management Association, June 9-13, 1997.
  8. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled "Biological techniques for air pollution control: Can microbes clean our air?" At the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, September 22, 1997.
  9. Presented paper, by invitation (with J. Jett and N.Y. Fortin), entitled "MTBE biodegradation in biotrickling filters," at the AIChE February 1998 Monthly Dinner Meeting, Montbello, CA, February 17, 1998.
  10. Presented poster, entitled "Biological techniques for air pollution control and bioremediation of organic pollutants," at the CORE 21 1st Technology Transfer Symposium: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond, The Inland Empire Technology Consortium, Ontario, CA, February 24, 1998.
  11. Presented paper, by invitation (with N.Y. Fortin), entitled "Biodegradation of MTBE: Can microbes live on RFG additives," at the ACS MTBE ad-hoc Committee, California State University, Fullerton, April 21, 1998.
  12. Presented paper, by invitation (with N.Y. Fortin), entitled "Treatment of MTBE vapors in biotrickling filters," at the Santa Clara Water District Meeting on MTBE, Santa Clara Water District, October 15, 1998.
  13. Presented paper, by invitation entitled "Recent advances in vapor phase biotreatment of organic pollutants," Environmental Toxicology Seminar Series, UC Riverside, October 20, 1998.
  14. Presented keynote paper, by invitation entitled "Biofilters and biotrickling filters: What's in the black box?" at the 1998 Conference on Biofiltration, at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, October 22, 1998.
  15. Presented paper, (with N.Y. Fortin), entitled "Bioremediation of MTBE: Laboratory evidence and field requirements," at the EMAT 1998 Meeting, Long Beach, CA, November 17, 1998.
  16. Presented paper, (with M.R.M. Matsumoto, and J.S. Norbeck), entitled "Lamb Canyon MSW compost project," at the regular Meeting of the Riverside County Solid Waste Management Advisory Council, Riverside, CA, November 19, 1998.
  17. Presented paper, by invitation (with N.Y. Fortin), entitled "Removal of MTBE in biological trickling filters," at the Annual Meeting of the Petroleum Environmental Research Foundation, Brea, CA, December 2, 1998.
  18. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled "Can microorganisms clean contaminated air?," at the Annual Meeting of Microbiology and Genetics Graduate Programs, Arrowhead, CA, January 30, 1999.
  19. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled "Pollutant mass transfer and pollutant biodegradation in biotrickling filters for air pollution control," at the Environmental Engineering Seminar Series of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, February 5, 1999.
  20. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled "MTBE biodegradation: Lessons from laboratory experiments" at the EPA-API workshop on in-situ bioremediation of MTBE. Cincinnati, February 1-3, 2000.
  21. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled "MTBE biodegradation: Lessons from laboratory experiments" at the Chemical Engineering Seminar Series of the University of. Cincinnati, February 3, 2000.
  22. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled "Remediation of MTBE contaminated groundwater: Challenges and opportunities for biological treatment," at the Environmental Engineering and Water Resources Seminar Series of the University of California, Los Angeles, CA, November 21, 2000.
  23. Co-Authored poster, (presented by D. Gabriel, with S. Revah), entitled “Biological techniques for air pollution control: Implementation and technology transfer for the US-Mexico border region” Border Pollution Prevention Conference, Santa Teresa, NM, June 27-28, 2001.
  24. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled "Bioreactors and biological barriers for MTBE treatment." The 23rd Biennial Groundwater Conference and 10th Annual Meeting of the Groundwater Resources Association of California, Sacramento, CA October 30-31, 2001.
  25. Presented paper, by invitation (distinguished speaker seminar series), entitled “Bioreactors for air pollution control: Biological aspects and mass transfer processes” at the 2001 Distinguished Seminar Speaker, Distinguished Seminar Series, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada, November 21, 2001.
  26. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Biological techniques for waste gas treatment: from microbiology to field applications” at the regular seminar series, Biofilm Center, Bozeman Montana. April 11, 2002.
  27. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled “Field experience with biological trickling filters for the treatment of groundwater contaminated with MTBE and TBA”. ACS-Southern California MTBE Ad-Hoc Committee. April 18, 2002.
  28. Presented paper entitled “Biological techniques for waste gas treatment: from microbiology to field applications” at the UC Riverside Chemical and Environmental Engineering Seminar Series. April 26, 2002.
  29. Presented paper, by invitation, entitled (with S. Revah) “Biological techniques for air pollution control: A research, implementation and technology transfer plan for the U.S. - Mexico border Region.” University of Texas, El Paso, Texas, May 1, 2002.
  30. Presented poster (by C. Loyola), entitled “Microbial Dynamics in Bioreactors for Waste Treatment Using 16s rDNA DGGE”. Scripps Meeting on Environmental Microbiology. San Diego, June 2002.
  31. Presented paper, entitled (with S. Revah) “Demonstration of biofiltration for air pollution control at the Hyundai facility in Tijuana” Hyundai Corp., Tijuana, Mexico, January 10, 2002.
  32. Presented poster, entitled (by S. Kim) “H2S treatment in biotrickling filters:  Performance and limits”. UCR College of Engineering Industry Day, November 20, 2002.
  33. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Biotechniques for air pollution control: pushing the limits a step further…” at the chemical engineering seminar series, University College, Dublin, Ireland. December 13, 2002.
  34. Presented poster (by S. Jinsiriwanit), entitled “Development of biotrickling filters for flue gas treatment” at the 2002 meeting of the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering Board of Advisors. UCR June 3, 2002.
  35. Presented paper, entitled “Biological techniques for waste treatment: integration in a sustainable society”, by invitation at the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, February 14, 2003.
  36. Presented poster (by C. Loyola), entitled “DGGE, PCR and primers for the SSU rDNA, evaluated for its use in microbial population dynamics.” Southern California Microbiology Group Conference, UC San Diego and Scripps Institute, May 10, 2003.
  37. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Gas phase bioreactors for the 21st Century… Building a better mousetrap”, at the regular seminar series, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University and Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. June 12, 2003.
  38. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “The control of NOx, SOx and particulate matter in biological filters” at the Board of Directors, Riverside Public Utilities, Riverside, CA. August 1, 2003.
  39. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Conversion of chemical/wet scrubbers” at the Eastern Municipal Water District, Perris, CA. August 5, 2003.
  40. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Conversion of chemical/wet scrubbers” at the Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Chino, CA. August 14, 2003.
  41.  Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Biological techniques for air pollution control: basic principles, application to H2S control and future perspectives” at Aisin Takaoka Corp., Nagoya, Japan. August 20, 2003.
  42. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Environmental friendly H2S and odor control” South Treatment Plant in Renton, Washington, January 29, 2004.
  43. Presented poster (by C. Loyola), entitled “DGGE, PCR and primers for the SSU rDNA, evaluated for its use in microbial population dynamics” Southern California Microbiology Group Conference, UC San Diego and Scripps Institute, May 10, 2003.
  44. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “From micro to macroscale: the complex biology of bioreactors for waste treatment”, Purdue University, November 20, 2003.
  45. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “The use of ground penetrating radar (GPR) in environmental applications”, UC Riverside Environmental Sciences Seminar Series, May 27, 2004.
  46. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Bioprocesses for air pollution control”, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, July 15, 2004.
  47. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Biotreatment: A possible new way to treat combustion gases”, UCLA, November 23, 2004.
  48. Presented paper, entitled “Biotreatment of Combustion Gases”, UCR-GIST Symposium, UC Riverside, March 18, 2005.
  49. Presented keynote paper, by invitation entitled “Recent developments in biological techniques for air pollution control and integration into sustainable development”, Euro Summer School “Closing water and resources cycles via gas treatment” June 26- July 1, 2005 Wageningen University, The Netherlands.
  50. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Treatment of H2S and odors: When bacteria beat chemicals”, Parsons Engineering, Pasadena, CA. August 10, 2005.
  51. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Novel bioprocesses for pollution control and integration into sustainable development”, ETH Zurich, September 15, 2005.
  52. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Treatment of H2S and odors: when bacteria beat chemicals” Parsons Engineering, Pasadena, CA, August 10, 2005.
  53. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Biological treatment of emerging groundwater contaminants in bioreactors” UCLA, April 18, 2006.
  54. Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Biological treatment of combustion gases” Stanford University, April 21, 2006.
  55. Co-authored paper (presented by M.R. Matsumoto, invited speaker) entitled “ZVI-Supported perchlorate biodegradation” California State University San Bernardino sponsored meeting Perchlorate in Groundwater: Time to Put New Technology to Work, April 21, 2006.

56.  Co-authored paper (presented by N. Myung, invited speaker) entitled “Electrochemical fabrication of zero valent iron (ZVI) and iron oxide nanostructures and their application in arsenic remediation”, July 30, 2006, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology(GIST) Korea, July 30, 2006.

57.  Panel Leader for Keynote Panel Discussion “Biofilters and Biotrickling Filters at Wastewater Treatment Plants”, Marc Deshusses UCR, Jack Granas, Shaw Environmental, Bart Kraakman, Bioway, Richard Pope, Malcom Pirnie. 2006 Conference on Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control, Long Beach, CA, October 18-20, 2006.

58.  Presented paper, entitled “Bioreactors for the Treatment of Emerging Air and Groundwater Pollutants” TechHorizon 2007 Conference, UC Riverside, May 15-16, 2007.

59.  Presented keynote paper, by invitation entitled “Biofiltración: Una Tecnologia “Verde” para el Control de la Polución del Aire”, IX Symposium on Green Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Saltillo, Mexico, May 18, 2007.

60.  Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Bioprocesses for Pollution Control and Integration into Sustainable Development” Duke University, June 11, 2007.

61.  Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Nano Gas Sensors Arrays” Bourns Inc., Riverside, October 9, 2007.

62.  Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Using Odor Science and Green Engineering to Better Control Odors” (co-authored by M. Suffet, UCLA) South Coast Air Quality Management District’s “Odor Detection, Mitigation and Control Technology Forum and Roundtable Discussion”, October 30, 2007. (see webcast at http://media-out.aqmd.gov/odordetectiontechforum-2007-Broadband.wmv my talk is at 2 h 24 min to 2 h 57 min)

63.  Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Perchlorate Remediation Using Bacteria Immobilized on Scrap Iron”, Environmental Toxicology Program Seminar, UC Riverside, November 14, 2007.

64.  Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Nanosensors for Monitoring Gaseous Pollutants”, ACS Southern California Section, Anaheim, February 28, 2008.

65.  Presented paper, by invitation entitled “Biological treatment of combustion gases” Lyman Handy Colloquium Series, University of Southern California, March 13, 2008. (webcast http://denecs.usc.edu/hosted/CHE/Seminars/20080313/CHE20080313.asx )