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Wetsus scientific publications


Antoniou, E.A.; B.M. van Breukelen, P.J. Stuyfzand, “Optimizing aquifer storage and recovery performance through reactive transport modeling," Applied Geochemistry, Vol. 61, 2015, p. 29-40.

Arsénio, A.M.; J.H.G. Vreeburg, F. Bouma, L.C. Rietveld, "Characterization of PVC joints' behaviour during variable loading laboratory tests," Urban Water Journal, Vol.12, 2015, p. 588-596.

Arsénio, A.M.; P. Dheenathayalan, R. Hanssen, J. Vreeburg, L.C. Rietveld, "Pipe failure predictions in drinking water systems using satellite observations," Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 11, 2015, p. 1102-1111.

Bergmair, D.; S.J. Metz, H.C. de Lange, A.A. van Steenhoven, “A low pressure recirculated sweep stream for energy efficient membrane facilitated humidity harvesting,” Separation and Purification Technology, Vol. 150, 2015, p. 112-118.

Bruins, J.H. B. Petrusevski; Y.M. Slokar; K. Huysman; K. Joris, J.C. Kruithof; M.D. Kennedy, "Reduction of ripening time of full-scale manganese removal filters with manganese oxide-coated media," Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology, Vol. 64, 2015, p. 434-441.

Bruins, J.H.; B. Petrusevski, Y.M. Slokar, J.C. Kruithof, M.D. Kennedy, "Manganese removal from groundwater: characterization of filter media coating," Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol. 55, 2015, p. 1851-1863.

Bruins, J.H.; B. Petrusevski, Y.M. Slokar, K. Huysman, K. Joris, J.C. Kruithof, M.D. Kennedy, "Biological and physico-chemical formation of Birnessite during the ripening of manganese removal filters," Water Research, Vol. 69, 2015, p. 154-161.

Bucs, S.S.; Valladares Linares, R.;J.O. Marston, A.I. Radu, J.S. Vrouwenvelder, C. Picioreanu, “Experimental and numerical characterization of the water flow in spacer-filled channels of spiral-wound membranes,” Water Research, Vol. 87, 2015, p. 299-310.

Butkovskyi, A.; L. Hernandez Leal, H.H.M. Rijnaarts, G. Zeeman, "Fate of pharmaceuticals in full-scale source separated sanitation system," Water Research, Vol. 85, 2015, p. 384-392.

De Temmerman, L.; T. Maere, H. Temmink, A. Zwijnenburg, I. Nopens, “The effect of fine bubble aeration intensity on membrane bioreactor sludge characteristics and fouling,” Water Research, Vol. 76, 2015, p. 99-109.

Deeke, A.; T.H.J.A. Sleutels, T.F.W. Donkers, H.V.M. Hamelers, C.J.N. Buisman, A. Ter Heijne, "Fluidized Capacitive Bioanode As a Novel Reactor Concept for the Microbial Fuel Cell," ES&T, Vol. 49, 2015, p. 1929-1935.

Diallo, M.S.; G. Baier, B.A. Moyer, and H.V.M. Hamelers, "Critical Materials Recovery from Solutions and Wastes: Retrospective and Outlook," ES&T, Vol. 49, 2015, p. 9387-9389.

Dopson, M.; G. Ni, T.H.J.A. Sleutels, “Possibilities for extremophilic microorganisms in microbial electrochemical systems,” FEMS Microbiology Reviews, 2015.

El-Chakhtoura, J.; E. Prest, P. Saikaly, M. van Loosdrecht, F. Hammes, H. Vrouwenvelder, “Dynamics of bacterial communities before and after distribution in a full-scale drinking water network,” Water Research, Vol. 74, 2015, p. 180-190.

Elissen, H.J.H.; T.L.G. Hendrickx; H. Temmink; B. Laarhoven; C.J.N. Buisman, "Worm-it: converting organic wastes into sustainable fish feed by using aquatic worms," Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, Vol. 1, 2015, p. 67-74.

Farhat, N.M.; M. Staal, A. Siddiqui, S.M. Borisov, Sz.S. Bucs, J.S. Vrouwenvelder, “Early non-destructive biofouling detection and spatial distribution: Application of oxygen sensing optodes,” Water Research, Vol. 83, 2015, p. 10-20.

Faust, L. ; Szendy, M.; Plugge, C.M.; van den Brink, P.F.H.; Temmink, H.; Rijnaarts, H.H.M., "Characterization of the bacterial community involved in the bioflocculation process of wastewater organic matter in high-loaded MBRs," Journal of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Vol. 99, 2015, p. 5327-5337.

Fridjonsson, E.O.; S.A. Creber, J.S. Vrouwenvelder, M.L. Johns, “Magnetic resonance signal moment determination using the Earth’s magnetic field,” Journal of Magnetic Resonance, Vol. 252, 2015, p. 145-150.

Fridjonsson, E.O.; S.J. Vogt, J.S. Vrouwenvelder, M.L. Johns, “Early non-destructive biofouling detection in spiral wound RO membranes using a mobile earth׳s field NMR,” Journal of Membrane Science, Vol. 489, 2015, p. 227-236.

Hoog, N.A.; M.J.J. Mayer, H. Miedema, W. Olthuis, A.A. Tomaszewska, A.H. Paulitsch-Fuchs, A. van den Berg, “Online monitoring of biofouling using coaxial stub resonator technique,” Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research, Vol. 3, 2015, p. 79-91.

Jarzembowska M, DZ Sousa, F Beyer, A Zwijnenburg, CM Plugge, AJM Stams, “Lachnotalea glycerini gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel anaerobe isolated from a nanofiltration unit treating anoxic groundwater,” Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, 2015.

Khiewwijit, R.; H. Temmink, A. Labanda, H. Rijnaarts, K.J. Keesman, "Production of volatile fatty acids from sewage organic matter by combined bioflocculation and alkaline fermentation," Bioresource Techn., Vol. 197, 2015, p. 295-301.

Khiewwijit, R.; Hardy Temmink, Huub Rijnaarts, K.J. Keesman, “Energy and nutrient recovery for municipal wastewater treatment: How to design a feasible plant layout?” Environmental Modelling & Software, Vol. 68, 2015, p. 156-165.

Khiewwijit, R.; K.J. Keesman, H. Rijnaarts, H. Temmink, “Volatile fatty acids production from sewage organic matter by combined bioflocculation and anaerobic fermentation,” Bioresource Technology, Vol. 193, 2015, p. 150-155.

Kim, T.; J.E. Dykstra, S. Porada, A. van der Wal, J. Yoon, P.M. Biesheuvel, "Enhanced charge efficiency and reduced energy use in capacitive deionization by increasing the discharge voltage," J. Colloid Interface Science, Vol. 446, 2015, p. 317-326.

Koziara, B.T.; K. Nijmeijer, N.E. Benes, “Optical anisotropy, molecular orientations, and internal stresses in thin sulfonated poly(ether ether ketone) films,” J. Mater Sci., Vol. 50, 2015, p. 3031–3040.

Kuipers, J.; H. Bruning, D. Yntema, H. Rijnaarts, “Wirelessly powered ultraviolet light emitting diodes for photocatalytic oxidation,” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, Vol. 299, 2015, p. 25-30.

Ledezma, P.; Philipp Kuntke, Cees J.N. Buisman, Jürg Keller, Stefano Freguia, “Source-separated urine opens golden opportunities for microbial electrochemical technologies,” Trends in Biotechnology, Vol. 33, 2015, p. 214-220.

Li, S.; H. Winters, L.O. ``Villacorte, Y. Ekowati, Abdul-Hamid Emwas, M.D. Kennedy, G.L. Amy, “Compositional similarities and differences between transparent exopolymer particles (TEPs) from two marine bacteria and two marine algae: Significance to surface biofouling,” Marine Chemistry, Vol. 174, 2015, p. 131-140.

Li, Z.; R. Valladares Linares, S. Bucs, C. Aubry, N. Ghaffour, J.S. Vrouwenvelder, G. Amy, “Calcium carbonate scaling in seawater desalination by ammonia–carbon dioxide forward osmosis: Mechanism and implications,” Journal of Membrane Science, Vol. 481, 2015, p. 36-43.

Liszka, B.M.; Hoon Suk Rho, Y. Yang, A.T.M. Lenferink, L.W.M.M. Terstappen and C. Otto, “A microfluidic chip for high resolution Raman imaging of biological cells,” RSC Adv., Vol. 5, 2015, p. 49350-49355.

Liu, F.; R.M. Wagterveld, B. Gebben, M.J. Otto, P.M. Biesheuvel, H.V.M. Hamelers, “Carbon nanotube yarns as strong flexible conductive capacitive electrodes,” Colloids and Interface Science Communications, Vol. 3, 2014, p. 9-12.

Lubbersen, Y.S.; F. Fasaei, P. Kroon, R.M. Boom, M.A.I. Schutyser, “Particle suspension concentration with sparse obstacle arrays in a flow channel,” Chemical Engineering and Processing, Vol. 95, 2015, p. 90-97.

Martijn, B.J.; J.C. Kruithof, R.M. Hughes, R.A. Mastan, A.R. Van rompay, and J.P. Malley jr., "Induced Genotoxicity in Nitrate-Rich Water Treated With Medium-Pressure Ultraviolet Processes,” Journal AWWA, Vol. 107, 2015, p. E301-E312.

Meulepas, R.J.W.; G. Gonzalez-Gil, F. Melese Teshager, A. Witharana, P.E. Saikaly, P.N.L. Lens, “Anaerobic bioleaching of metals from waste activated sludge,” Science of The Total Environment, Vol. 514, 2015, p. 60-67.

Ni, Z.; P. van Gaans, M. Smit, H. Rijnaarts, and T. Grotenhuis, “Biodegradation of cis-1,2-Dichloroethene in Simulated Underground Thermal Energy Storage Systems,” ES&T, Vol. 49, 2015, p. 13519-13527.

Odu, S.O.; A.G.J. van der Ham, S. Metz, and S.R.A. Kersten, "Design of a Process for Supercritical Water Desalination with Zero Liquid Discharge,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Vol. 54, 2015, p. 5527–5535.

Parmentier, D.; T. Vander Hoogerstraete, S.J. Metz, K. Binnemans, and M.C. Kroon, “Selective Extraction of Metals from Chloride Solutions with the Tetraoctylphosphonium Oleate Ionic Liquid,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2015, Vol. 54, p. 5149–5158.

Parmentier, D.; Y.A. Valia, S.J. Metz, O.S. Burheim, M.C. Kroon, “Regeneration of the ionic liquid tetraoctylammonium oleate after metal extraction,” Hydrometallurgy, Vol. 158, 2015, p. 56-60.

Paz-Garcia, J.M.; J.E. Dykstra, P.M. Biesheuvel, H.V.M. Hamelers, "Energy from CO2 using capacitive electrodes – A model for energy extraction cycles," Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol. 442, 2015, p. 103-109.

Porada, S.; P.M. Biesheuvel, Volker Presser, Comment on Sponge-Templated Preparation of High Surface Area Graphene with Ultrahigh Capacitive Deionization Performance," Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 25 (2015), p. 179-181.

Rodenas Motos P, Weijden RV, Ter Heijne A, Saakes M, Buisman CJN and Sleutels TH, “High Rate Copper and energy recovery in Microbial Fuel Cells,” Front. Microbiol., Vol. 6, 527.

Rodríguez Arredondo, M.; P. Kuntke, A.W. Jeremiasse, T.H.J.A. Sleutels, C.J.N. Buisman, A. ter Heijne, "Bioelectrochemical systems for nitrogen removal and recovery from wastewater," Env. Sci.: Water Res. & Techn., Vol. 1, 2015, p. 22-33.

Roman, P.; René Veltman, M.F.M. Bijmans, K.J. Keesman, and A.J.H. Janssen, "Effect of Methanethiol Concentration on Sulfur Production in Biological Desulfurization Systems under Haloalkaline Conditions," Environ. Sci. Technol., Vol. 49, 2015, p. 9212–9221.

Salvador Cob, S.; C. Yeme, B. Hofs, E.R. Cornelissen, D. Vries, F.E. Genceli Güner, G.J. Witkamp, “Towards zero liquid discharge in the presence of silica: Stable 98% recovery in nanofiltration and reverse osmosis,” Separation and Purification Technology, Vol. 140, 2015, p. 23-31.

Sammer, M.; A.D. Wexler, P. Kuntke, H. Wiltsche, N. Stanulewicz, E. Lankmayr, J. Woisetschläger and E.C Fuchs, “Proton production, neutralisation and reduction in a floating water bridge,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., Vol. 48, 2015, 415501.

Schaetzle, O.; C.J.N. Buisman. Salinity Gradient Energy: Current State and New Trends,” Engineering, Vol. 1, 2015, p. 164-166.

Sevcenco, A., Paravidino, M., Vrouwenvelder, J.S., Wolterbeek, H.Th., van Loosdrecht, M.C.M., Hagen, W.R., “Phosphate and arsenate removal efficiency by thermostable ferritin enzyme from Pyrococcus furiosus using radioisotopes,” Water Research, Vol. 76, p. 181-186.

Slegers, P.M.; S. Leduc, R.H. Wijffels, G. van Straten, A.J.B. van Boxtel, "Logistic analysis of algae cultivation," Bioresource Technology, Vol. 179, 2015, p. 314-322.

Sousa, J.A.B.; C.M. Plugge, A.J.M. Stams, M.F.M. Bijmans, “Sulfate reduction in a hydrogen fed bioreactor operated at haloalkaline conditions,” Water Research, Vol. 68, 2015, p. 67-76.

Sousa, J.A.B.; D.Y. Sorokin, M.F.M. Bijmans, C.M. Plugge, A.J.M. Stams, “Ecology and application of haloalkaliphilic anaerobic microbial communities.” Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Vol. 99, 2015, p. 9331-9336.

Spruijt, E.; P.M. Biesheuvel; W.M. de Vos, "Adsorption of charged and neutral polymer chains on silica surfaces: The role of electrostatics, volume exclusion, and hydrogen bonding," Phys. Rev. E, Vol. 91, 2015, 012601.

Staginus, J.;Zu-yao Chang, E.J.R. Sudhölter, L.C.P.M. de Smet, G.C.M. Meijer, “Water-enhanced guarding of polymer-coated IDE platforms as a key mechanism for achieving response immunity towards parasitic coupling events,” Sensors and Actuators A, Vol. 234, 2015, p. 239-247.

Steen, G.W.; E.C. Fuchs, A.D. Wexler, and H.L. Offerhaus, "Identification and quantification of 16 inorganic ions in water by Gaussian curve fitting of near-infrared difference absorbance spectra," Appl. Opt., Vol. 54, 2015, p. 5937-5942.

Strazdaite, S.; J. Versluis and H.J. Bakker, "Water orientation at hydrophobic interfaces," J. Chem. Phys., Vol. 143, 2015, 084708.

Suss, M.E.; S. Porada, X. Sun, P.M. Biesheuvel, J. Yoon, and V. Presser, “Water desalination via capacitive deionization: what is it and what can we expect from it?,” Energy & Environm. Sci., Vol. 8, 2015, p. 2296-2319.
Ter Heijne, A.; O. Schaetzle, S. Gimenez, L. Navarro, B. Hamelers, F. Fabregat-Santiago, “Analysis of bio-anode performance through electrochemical impedance spectroscopy,” Bioelectrochemistry, Vol. 106, 2015. p. 64-72.

Timmers, P.H.; H.A. Widjaja-Greefkes, J. Ramiro-Garcia, C.M. Plugge and A.J. Stams, “Growth and activity of ANME clades with different sulfate and sulfide concentrations in the presence of methane,” Front. Microbiol., Vol. 6, 2015, 988.

Timmers PHA, DA Suarez-Zuluaga, M van Rossem, M Diender, AJM Stams, CM Plugge, “Anaerobic oxidation of methane associated with sulfate reduction in a natural freshwater gas source,” ISME, 2015.

Timmers PHA, J Gieteling, HCA Widjaja-Greefkes, CM Plugge, AJM Stams, PNL Lens, RJW Meulepas, “Growth of anaerobic methane oxidizing archaea and sulfate reducing bacteria in a high pressure membrane-capsule bioreactor,” Appl. Environ. Microbiol., Vol. 81, 2015c, p. 1286-1296.

Valença, J.C. de; R.M. Wagterveld, R.G.H. Lammertink, and P. Amy Tsai, "Dynamics of microvortices induced by ion concentration polarization," Phys. Rev. E, Vol. 92, 2015, p. 031003(R).

Valladares Linares, R., Li, Z.Y., Sarp, S., Park, Y.G., Amy, G., Vrouwenvelder, J.S., “Higher boron rejection with a new TFC forward osmosis membrane,” Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol. 55, 2015, p. 2734-2740.

Van ‘t Oever J, Spannenburg N, Offerhaus H, van den Ende D, Herek J, Mugele F., “In-chip direct laser writing of a centimeter-scale acoustic micromixer,” J. Micro/Nanolith. MEMS MOEMS, Vol. 14, 2015, 023503.

Van ’t Oever, J.;Raimond Frentrop, Daniel Wijnperlé, Herman Offerhaus, Dirk van den Ende, Jennifer Herek, and Frieder Mugele, “Imaging local acoustic pressure in microchannels," Applied Optics., Vol. 54, 2015, p. 6482-6490.

Villacorte, L.O.; S.A. Alizadeh Tabatabai, D.M. Anderson, G.L. Amy, J.C. Schippers, M.D. Kennedy, “Seawater reverse osmosis desalination and (harmful) algal blooms,” Desalination, Vol. 360, 2015, p. 61-80.

Villacorte, L.O.; Y. Ekowati, H. Winters, G. Amy, J.C. Schippers, M.D. Kennedy, “MF/UF rejection and fouling potential of algal organic matter from bloom-forming marine and freshwater algae,” Desalination, Vol. 367, 2015, p. 1-10.

Villacorte, L.O.; Y. Ekowati, H.N. Calix-Ponce, J.C. Schippers, G.L. Amy, M.D. Kennedy, "Improved method for measuring transparent exopolymer particles (TEP) and their precursors in fresh and saline water," Water Research, Vol. 70, 2015, p. 300-312.

Villacorte, L.O.; Y. Ekowati, T.R. Neu, J.M. Kleijn, H. Winters, G. Amy, J.C. Schippers, M.D. Kennedy, “Characterisation of algal organic matter produced by bloom-forming marine and freshwater algae,” Water Research, Vol. 73, 2015, p. 216-230.

Weenink, E.F., V.M. Luimstra, J.M. Schuurmans, M.J. Van Herk, P.M. Visser, and H.C. Matthijs, “Combatting cyanobacteria with hydrogen peroxide: a laboratory study on the consequences for phytoplankton community and diversity,” Front. Microbiol., Vol. 6, 2015, 714.

Wibisono, Y.; K.E. El Obied, E.R. Cornelissen, A.J.B. Kemperman, K. Nijmeijer, “Biofouling removal in spiral-wound nanofiltration elements using two-phase flow cleaning,” Journal of Membrane Science, Vol. 475, 2015, p. 131-146.

Wibisono, Y.; W. Yandi, M. Golabi, R. Nugraha, E.R. Cornelissen, A.J.B. Kemperman, Th. Ederth, K. Nijmeijer, "Hydrogel-coated feed spacers in two-phase flow cleaning in spiral wound membrane elements: A novel platform for eco-friendly biofouling mitigation," Water Research, Vol. 71, 2015, p. 171-186.

Wilfert, Ph.; P.S. Kumar, L. Korving, G.-J. Witkamp, and M.C.M. van Loosdrecht, “The Relevance of Phosphorus and Iron Chemistry to the Recovery of Phosphorus from Wastewater: A Review,” Environm. Sci. & Techn., Vol. 49, 2015, p. 9400-9414.

Wols, B.A.; D.J.H. Harmsen, J. Wanders-Dijk, E.F. Beerendonk, C.H.M. Hofman-Caris, “Degradation of pharmaceuticals in UV (LP)/H2O2 reactors simulated by means of kinetic modeling and computational fluid dynamics (CFD),” Water Research, Vol. 75, 2015, p. 11-24.

Wols, B.A.; D.J.H. Harmsen, T. van Remmen, E.F. Beerendonk, C.H.M. Hofman-Caris, “Design aspects of UV/H2O2 reactors,” Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 137, 2015, p. 712-721.

Zoetebier, B.; Sinem Tas, G. Julius Vancso, Kitty Nijmeijer, Mark A. Hempenius, “Synthesis of poly(arylene ether ketone)s bearing skeletal crown ether units for cation exchange membranes,” Journal of Polymer Science Part A, 2015.

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