Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Research Output 1978 2020

26 Citations (Scopus)

(Bio)transformation of 2,4-dinitroanisole (DNAN) in soils

Olivares, C. I., Abrell, L. M., Khatiwada, R., Chorover, J., Sierra Alvarez, M. R. & Field, J. A., Mar 5 2016, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 304, p. 214-221 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biotransformation
Dimers
Soil
Organic carbon
Soils
19 Citations (Scopus)

Ab initio study of carbon-chlorine bond cleavage in carbon tetrachloride

Zhang, N., Blowers, P. & Farrell, J., Jan 15 2005, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 2, p. 612-617 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon tetrachloride
Carbon Tetrachloride
Chlorine
Solvation
cleavage
28 Citations (Scopus)

Ab initio study of the structural, electronic, and thermodynamic properties of linear perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and its branched isomers

Torres, F. J., Ochoa-Herrera, V., Blowers, P. & Sierra Alvarez, M. R., Aug 2009, In : Chemosphere. 76, 8, p. 1143-1149 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermodynamic property
sulfonate
Thermodynamics
Isomers
Electronic properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

Abiotic reduction of insensitive munition compounds by sulfate green rust

Khatiwada, R., Root, R. A., Abrell, L. M., Sierra Alvarez, M. R., Field, J. A. & Chorover, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rust disease
Sulfates
Minerals
sulfate
mineral
8 Citations (Scopus)

A case study of BTEX characteristics and health effects by major point sources of pollution during winter in Iran

Baghani, A. N., Sorooshian, A., Heydari, M., Sheikhi, R., Golbaz, S., Ashournejad, Q., Kermani, M., Golkhorshidi, F., Barkhordari, A., Jafari, A. J., Delikhoon, M. & Shahsavani, A., Apr 1 2019, In : Environmental Pollution. p. 607-617 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Middle East
Iran
Pollution
Gases
Health
20 Citations (Scopus)

Acetone-photosensitized reduction of carbon tetrachloride by 2-propanol in aqueous solution

Betterton, E., Hollan, N., Arnold, R. G., Gogosha, S., Mckim, K. & Liu, Z., Apr 1 2000, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 34, 7, p. 1229-1233 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon tetrachloride
2-Propanol
Carbon Tetrachloride
Propanol
Acetone
10 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of liquid and gas phase surface preparation of III-V compound semiconductors for atomic layer deposition

Lie, F. L., Rachmady, W. & Muscat, A. J., Feb 2009, In : Microelectronic Engineering. 86, 2, p. 122-127 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atomic layer deposition
atomic layer epitaxy
Oxides
liquid phases
Gases
48 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of nannochloropsis salina growth performance in two outdoor pond designs: Conventional raceways versus the arid pond with superior temperature management

Crowe, B., Attalah, S., Agrawal, S., Waller, P. M., Ryan, R. D., Van Wagenen, J., Chavis, A., Kyndt, J., Kacira, M., Ogden, K. L. & Huesemann, M., 2012, In : International Journal of Chemical Engineering. 920608.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ponds
Algae
Temperature
Fatty acids
Fatty Acids
18 Citations (Scopus)

A computational study of alkane hydrogen-exchange reactions on zeolites

Zheng, X. & Blowers, P., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical. 242, 1-2, p. 18-25 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
Alkanes
Methane
Butane
butanes
27 Citations (Scopus)

A computational study of methane catalytic reactions on zeolites

Zheng, X. & Blowers, P., Mar 1 2006, In : Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical. 246, 1-2, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
Methane
zeolites
methane
Chemical activation
19 Citations (Scopus)

A continuum constitutive model for cohesionless granular flows

Daniel, R. C., Poloski, A. P. & Saez, A. E., Mar 2007, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 62, 5, p. 1343-1350 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constitutive models
Flow of solids
Granular materials
Rotating disks
Shear flow
5 Citations (Scopus)

A course on freshman survival skills

Blowers, P., 2002, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 817-829 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
Technical presentations
199 Citations (Scopus)

Activated carbon as an electron acceptor and redox mediator during the anaerobic biotransformation of azo dyes

Van Der Zee, F. P., Bisschops, I. A. E., Lettinga, G. & Field, J. A., Jan 15 2003, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 37, 2, p. 402-408 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Azo Compounds
Azo dyes
biotransformation
Activated carbon
activated carbon
28 Citations (Scopus)

Acute toxicity of arsenic to Daphnia pulex: Influence of organic functional groups and oxidation state

Shaw, J. R., Glaholt, S. P., Greenberg, N. S., Sierra Alvarez, M. R. & Folt, C. L., Jul 2007, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 26, 7, p. 1532-1537 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arsenicals
Daphnia
Arsenic
Poisons
Functional groups
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptation of a methanogenic consortium to arsenite inhibition

Rodriguez-Freire, L., Moore, S. E., Sierra Alvarez, M. R. & Field, J. A., Dec 1 2015, In : Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 226, 12, 414.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arsenite
Arsenic
arsenic
sludge
Metalloids

Adaptation of granular sludge microbial communities to nitrate, sulfide, and/or p-cresol removal

Fernandez-Gonzalez, N., Sierra Alvarez, M. R., Field, J. A., Amils, R. & Sanz, J. L., Sep 19 2019, In : International Microbiology. 22, 3, p. 305-316 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfides
Sewage
Nitrates
Denitrification
Poisons

A DFT study of mercury capture on paper waste derived sorbents

Li, X. & Blowers, P., 2005, AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. p. 10770 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Waste paper
Sorbents
Discrete Fourier transforms
21 Citations (Scopus)
Shear flow
Microchannels
Tumors
Adhesion
Cells

A direct injection liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry method for the kinetic study on iodinated contrast media (ICMs) removal in natural water

Lopez-Prieto, I. J., Wu, S., Ji, W., Daniels, K. D. & Snyder, S. A., Mar 2020, In : Chemosphere. 243, 125311.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contrast media
Liquid chromatography
Direct injection
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Liquid Chromatography
3 Citations (Scopus)
Amitrole
Adsorption
Oxidation
Oxides
Metals
29 Citations (Scopus)
Equilibrium constants
Mercury
Thermal effects
Density functional theory
temperature effects
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorption of a microtubule on a charged surface affects its disassembly dynamics

Yang, Y., Guzman, R. Z., Deymier, P. A., Umnov, M., Hoying, J., Raghavan, S., Palusinski, O. & Zelinski, B. J. J., Dec 2005, In : Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 5, 12, p. 2050-2056 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microtubules
Adsorption
Lysine
Water
Coulomb interactions
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorption of arsenic on pre-treated zeolite at different ph levels

Mejia-Zamudio, F., Valenzuela-Garcia, J., Gomez-Alvarez, A., Meza-Figueroa, D. & Ela, W. P., Nov 2013, In : Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability. 25, 4, p. 280-284 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
Arsenic
Adsorption
Metals
Water

Adsorption of hydrophobic organic compounds in in water-saturated microporous materials

Farrell, J. & Grassian, D., 1997, ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints. 2 ed. Vol. 37. p. 195-196 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Microporous materials
Organic compounds
Adsorption
Water
34 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorption of Moisture and Organic Contaminants on Hafnium Oxide, Zirconium Oxide, and Silicon Oxide Gate Dielectrics

Raghu, P., Rana, N., Yim, C., Shero, E. & Shadman, F., Oct 2003, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 150, 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hafnium oxides
hafnium oxides
Gate dielectrics
Silicon oxides
silicon oxides
19 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorption of novel insensitive munitions compounds at clay mineral and metal oxide surfaces

Linker, B. R., Khatiwada, R., Perdrial, N., Abrell, L. M., Sierra Alvarez, M. R., Field, J. A. & Chorover, J., 2015, In : Environmental Chemistry. 12, 1, p. 74-84 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clay minerals
Oxides
clay mineral
Metals
adsorption
10 Citations (Scopus)
Affinity chromatography
Ion chromatography
Affinity Chromatography
Access control
Permeation
7 Citations (Scopus)
Ion Exchange
Access control
Permeation
Adsorbents
Adsorption

Adsorption of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in groundwater by granular activated carbons: Roles of hydrophobicity of PFAS and carbon characteristics

Park, M., Wu, S., Lopez, I. J., Chang, J. Y., Karanfil, T. & Snyder, S. A., Mar 1 2020, In : Water research. 170, 115364.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrophobicity
Hydrophobicity
Activated carbon
activated carbon
Groundwater
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorptive size exclusion chromatography (concentration), AdSEC

Porath, J., Chaga, G., Louria, D., Kunz, S. & Guzman, R. Z., 1997, In : International Journal of Bio-Chromatography. 3, 1, p. 9-17 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gel Chromatography
31 Citations (Scopus)

Advanced oxidation of trace organics in water by hydrogen peroxide solar photolysis

Rojas, M. R., Leung, C., Whitley, D., Zhu, Y., Arnold, R. G. & Saez, A. E., Nov 16 2011, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 50, 22, p. 12479-12487 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photolysis
Hydrogen peroxide
Hydrogen Peroxide
Oxidation
Wastewater
33 Citations (Scopus)

Aerosol and gas re-distribution by shallow cumulus clouds: An investigation using airborne measurements

Anna Wonaschuetz, W., Sorooshian, A., Ervens, B., Chuang, P. Y., Feingold, G., Murphy, S. M., De Gouw, J., Warneke, C. & Jonsson, H. H., 2012, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 117, 17, D17202.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cumulus clouds
cumulus
Aerosols
aerosols
Gases
34 Citations (Scopus)

Aerosol and precipitation chemistry in the southwestern United States: Spatiotemporal trends and interrelationships

Sorooshian, A., Shingler, T., Harpold, A., Feagles, C. W., Meixner, T. & Brooks, P., 2013, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 13, 15, p. 7361-7379 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

precipitation (chemistry)
aerosol
snow
monsoon
acid neutralization
9 Citations (Scopus)

Aerosol characteristics in the entrainment interface layer in relation to the marine boundary layer and free troposphere

Dadashazar, H., Braun, R., Crosbie, E., Chuang, P., Woods, R., Jonsson, H. & Sorooshian, A., Jan 1 2018, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 18, 3, p. 1495-1506 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

entrainment
troposphere
boundary layer
aerosol
stratocumulus
2 Citations (Scopus)

Aerosol–cloud–meteorology interaction airborne field investigations: Using lessons learned from the U.S. West coast in the design of activate off the U.S. East Coast

Sorooshian, A., Anderson, B., Bauer, S. E., Braun, R. A., Cairns, B., Crosbie, E., Dadashazar, H., Diskin, G., Ferrare, R., Flagan, R. C., Hair, J., Hostetler, C., Jonsson, H. H., Kleb, M. M., Liu, H., Macdonald, A. B., McComiskey, A., Moore, R., Painemal, D., Russell, L. M. & 10 others, Seinfeld, J. H., Shook, M., Smith, W. L., Thornhill, K., Tselioudis, G., Wang, H., Zeng, X., Zhang, B., Ziemba, L. & Zuidema, P., Jan 1 2019, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 100, 8, p. 1511-1528 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

volcanic cloud
meteorology
coast
9 Citations (Scopus)

Affinity partitioning of metal ions in aqueous polyethylene glycol/salt two-phase systems with PEG-modified chelators

Aguiñaga-Díaz, P. A. & Guzman, R. Z., 1996, In : Separation Science and Technology. 31, 10, p. 1483-1499 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chelating Agents
Polyethylene glycols
Metal ions
Salts
Derivatives
51 Citations (Scopus)

A general water supply planning model: Evaluation of decentralized treatment

Chung, G., Lansey, K. E., Blowers, P., Brooks, P., Ela, W. P., Stewart, S. & Wilson, P. N., Jul 2008, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 23, 7, p. 893-905 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water supply
water supply
Planning
water demand
Water
8 Citations (Scopus)

Aggressive diamond characterization and wear analysis during chemical mechanical planarization

Wu, C., Zhuang, Y., Liao, X., Jiao, Y., Sampurno, Y. A., Theng, S., Sun, F., Naman, A. & Philipossian, A., 2013, In : ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology. 2, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diamond
Chemical mechanical polishing
Diamonds
Wear of materials
Polishing

Aggressive diamond characterization and wear analysis during chemical mechanical planarization

Philipossian, A., Wu, C., Zhuang, Y., Liao, X., Jiao, Y., Sampurno, Y., Theng, S., Sun, F. & Naman, A., 2013, ECS Transactions. 1 ed. Vol. 52. p. 597-603 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Chemical mechanical polishing
Diamonds
Wear of materials
Polishing
Microelectronics
31 Citations (Scopus)

Airborne characterization of subsaturated aerosol hygroscopicity and dry refractive index from the surface to 6.5 km during the SEAC4RS campaign

Shingler, T., Crosbie, E., Ortega, A., Shiraiwa, M., Zuend, A., Beyersdorf, A., Ziemba, L., Anderson, B., Thornhill, L., Perring, A. E., Schwarz, J. P., Campazano-Jost, P., Day, D. A., Jimenez, J. L., Hair, J. W., Mikoviny, T., Wisthaler, A. & Sorooshian, A., Apr 27 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 121, 8, p. 4188-4210 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hygroscopicity
refractive index
Aerosols
Refractive index
aerosols
5 Citations (Scopus)

Aircraft Measurements of Total Mercury and Monomethyl Mercury in Summertime Marine Stratus Cloudwater from Coastal California, USA

Weiss-Penzias, P., Sorooshian, A., Coale, K., Heim, W., Crosbie, E., Dadashazar, H., Macdonald, A. B., Wang, Z. & Jonsson, H., Mar 6 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 5, p. 2527-2537 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stratus
airborne survey
Mercury
Aircraft
ocean
1 Citation (Scopus)

Air pollution prediction by using an artificial neural network model

Maleki, H., Sorooshian, A., Goudarzi, G., Baboli, Z., Tahmasebi Birgani, Y. & Rahmati, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air pollution
Air quality
artificial neural network
air quality
atmospheric pollution

Algae as a bio-feedstock

Ogden, K. L., Nov 1 2014, In : Chemical Engineering Progress. 110, 11, p. 63-66 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Algae
Feedstocks
Proteins
Antibodies
Fusion reactions
7 Citations (Scopus)

Algae as an electron donor promoting sulfate reduction for the bioremediation of acid rock drainage

Ayala-Parra, P., Sierra Alvarez, M. R. & Field, J. A., Nov 5 2016, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 317, p. 335-343 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Biodegradation
Bioremediation
Algae
bioremediation
Sulfates
1 Citation (Scopus)

Algae-based sorbents for removal of gallium from semiconductor manufacturing wastewater

Li, M., Shadman, F. & Ogden, K. L., Jan 27 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gallium
Gallium
Algae
Sorbents
Wastewater
11 Citations (Scopus)

Algal biofuels: The research

Cheng, K. C. & Ogden, K. L., Mar 2011, In : Chemical Engineering Progress. 107, 3, p. 42-47 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Hydrocarbons
Lipids
Cell growth
Carbon Dioxide
76 Citations (Scopus)

Aluminosilicate sorbents for control of alkali vapors during coal combustion and gasification

Punjak, W. A. & Shadman, F., Jan 1 1988, In : Energy and Fuels. 2, 5, p. 702-708 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal combustion
Coal gasification
Aluminosilicates
Alkalies
Sorbents
9 Citations (Scopus)

Ambient observations of hygroscopic growth factor and f(RH) below 1: Case studies from surface and airborne measurements

Shingler, T., Sorooshian, A., Ortega, A., Crosbie, E., Wonaschütz, A., Perring, A. E., Beyersdorf, A., Ziemba, L., Jimenez, J. L., Campuzano-Jost, P., Mikoviny, T., Wisthaler, A. & Russell, L. M., Nov 27 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 121, 22, p. 13,661-13,677

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

growth factors
humidity
relative humidity
Atmospheric humidity
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
22 Citations (Scopus)

A method for direct measurement of substrate temperature during copper CMP

Sampurno, Y. A., Borucki, L., Zhuang, Y., Boning, D. & Philipossian, A., 2005, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 152, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemical mechanical polishing
Copper
copper
Substrates
Temperature
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ammonia photodissociation promoted by Si(100)

Finstad, C. C. & Muscat, A. J., Jun 5 2014, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 118, 22, p. 3880-3890 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photodissociation
Ammonia
photodissociation
ammonia
Gases