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Research Output 1991 2018

  • 1216 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 51 Article
  • 10 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of Alcian blue and total carbohydrate assays for quantitation of transparent exopolymer particles (TEP) in biofouling studies

Li, X., Skillman, L., Li, D. & Ela, W. P., Apr 15 2018, In : Water Research. 133, p. 60-68 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transparent exopolymer particle
Xanthan gum
Biofouling
biofouling
Carbohydrates

Phenol Molecular Sheets Woven by Water Cavities in Hydrophobic Slit Nanospaces

Kowalczyk, P., Wiśniewski, M., Deditius, A., Włoch, J., Terzyk, A. P., Ela, W. P., Kaneko, K., Webley, P. A. & Neimark, A. V., Dec 18 2018, In : Langmuir. 34, 50, p. 15150-15159 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phenol
phenols
Phenols
slits
cavities
6 Citations (Scopus)

Super-sieving effect in phenol adsorption from aqueous solutions on nanoporous carbon beads

Kowalczyk, P., Deditius, A., Ela, W. P., Wiśniewski, M., Gauden, P. A., Terzyk, A. P., Furmaniak, S., Włoch, J., Kaneko, K. & Neimark, A. V., Aug 1 2018, In : Carbon. 135, p. 12-20 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phenol
Phenols
Carbon
Adsorption
Pore size
2017
12 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the performance of solar thermal driven membrane distillation for seawater desalination by computer simulation

Duong, H. C., Xia, L., Ma, Z., Cooper, P., Ela, W. P. & Nghiem, L. D., Nov 15 2017, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 542, p. 133-142 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distillation
distillation
Seawater
Desalination
Computer Simulation
16 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of membrane structure and operational variables on membrane distillation performance

Karanikola, V., Corral, A. F., Jiang, H., Saez, A. E., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Feb 15 2017, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 524, p. 87-96 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

membrane structures
Membrane structures
Distillation
distillation
membranes
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reconciling PM10 analyses by different sampling methods for Iron King Mine tailings dust

Li, X., Félix, O. I., Gonzales, P., Saez, A. E. & Ela, W. P., Mar 1 2016, In : Reviews on Environmental Health. 31, 1, p. 37-41 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iron mines
Tailings
Dust
Iron
Sampling
4 Citations (Scopus)

Release of arsenic from metal oxide sorbents under simulated mature landfill conditions

Guzmán, H. M., Li, J., Keshta, M., Saez, A. E. & Ela, W. P., May 1 2016, In : Chemosphere. 151, p. 84-93 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Solar-driven membrane distillation demonstration in Leupp, Arizona

Ravisankar, V. A., Seaman, R., Mirchandani, S., Arnold, R. G. & Ela, W. P., Mar 1 2016, In : Reviews on Environmental Health. 31, 1, p. 79-83 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distillation
Demonstrations
Membranes
water
Drought
5 Citations (Scopus)

Windblown dust deposition forecasting and spread of contamination around mine tailings

Stovern, M., Guzmán, H., Rine, K. P., Felix, O., King, M., Ela, W. P., Betterton, E. & Saez, A. E., 2016, In : ATMOSPHERE. 7, 2, 16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tailings
dust
impoundment
wind erosion
particulate matter
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Critical pollution levels in Umguza River, Zimbabwe

Chinyama, A., Ncube, R. & Ela, W. P., Mar 17 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Physics and Chemistry of the Earth.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zimbabwe
self purification
pollution
purification
rivers
24 Citations (Scopus)

Sweeping gas membrane distillation: Numerical simulation of mass and heat transfer in a hollow fiber membrane module

Karanikola, V., Corral, A. F., Jiang, H., Saez, A. E., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 483, p. 15-24 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distillation
distillation
mass transfer
hollow
Mass transfer

Understanding abiotic ferrihydrite re-mineralization by ferrous ions

Raghav, M., Saez, A. E. & Ela, W. P., Jun 1 2015, In : International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 12, 6, p. 1945-1956 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ferrosoferric Oxide
ferrihydrite
magnetite
remineralization
Magnetite
2014
19 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of slow sand filtration and microfiltration as pretreatments for inland desalination via reverse osmosis

Corral, A. F., Yenal, U., Strickle, R., Yan, D., Holler, E., Hill, C., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Feb 3 2014, In : Desalination. 334, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microfiltration
Reverse osmosis
Desalination
desalination
Sand

Corrigendum to 'Comparison of slow sand filtration and microfiltration as pretreatments for inland desalination via reverse osmosis' [Desalination 334 (2014) 1-9]

Corral, A. F., Yenal, U., Strickle, R., Yan, D., Holler, E., Hill, C., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Aug 1 2014, In : Desalination. 346, p. 79 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microfiltration
Reverse osmosis
Desalination
desalination
Sand
1 Citation (Scopus)

Economics of ion exchange versus vibratory shear enhanced processing for minimization of reverse osmosis concentrate volume

Yenal, U., Corral, A. F., Nixon, J., Hill, C., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Jun 1 2014, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 140, 6, 05014001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reverse osmosis
ion exchange
Ion exchange
Economics
Processing
17 Citations (Scopus)

Laboratory dust generation and size-dependent characterization of metal and metalloid-contaminated mine tailings deposits

Gonzales, P., Felix, O., Alexander, C., Lutz, E. A., Ela, W. P. & Saez, A. E., Sep 15 2014, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 280, p. 619-626 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metalloids
Tailings
Dust
tailings
Deposits
4 Citations (Scopus)

Solar membrane distillation: Desalination for the navajo nation

Karanikola, V., Corral, A. F., Mette, P., Jiang, H., Arnoldand, R. G. & Ela, W. P., 2014, In : Reviews on Environmental Health. 29, 1-2, p. 67-70 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distillation
Desalination
Groundwater
Osmosis
Membranes
2013
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
35 Citations (Scopus)
Silicic Acid
silicic acid
ferrihydrite
arsenite
arsenate
19 Citations (Scopus)

Microscale speciation of arsenic and iron in ferric-based sorbents subjected to simulated landfill conditions

Root, R. A., Fathordoobadi, S., Alday, F., Ela, W. P. & Chorover, J., Nov 19 2013, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 47, 22, p. 12992-13000 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waste Disposal Facilities
Arsenic
Sorbents
Land fill
Sulfates
12 Citations (Scopus)

Scoping candidate minerals for stabilization of arsenic-bearing solid residuals

Raghav, M., Shan, J., Saez, A. E. & Ela, W. P., Dec 15 2013, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 263, p. 525-532 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Arsenic
Leaching
Minerals
arsenic
2012

Desalination in Arizona: Challenges, applications and prospects

Ela, W. P. & McEvoy, J., Jan 1 2012, Shared Borders, Shared Waters: Israeli-Palestinian and Colorado River Basin Water Challenges. CRC Press, p. 247-262 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Desalination
desalination
water
water supply
water resource

Solar membrane distillation

Corral, A. F., Karanikola, V., Mette, P., Messina, C., Jiang, H., Munich, C., Moravec, B., Shroads, A., Arnold, R. G. & Ela, W. P., 2012, AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition 2012. p. 1053-1061 9 p.

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

distillation
membrane
water
desalination
solar energy
2011
18 Citations (Scopus)

Toward identifying the next generation of superfund and hazardous waste site contaminants

Ela, W. P., Sedlak, D. L., Barlaz, M. A., Henry, H. F., Muir, D. C. G., Swackhamer, D. L., Weber, E. J., Arnold, R. G., Ferguson, P. L., Field, J. A., Furlong, E. T., Giesy, J. P., Halden, R. U., Henry, T., Hites, R. A., Hornbuckle, K. C., Howard, P. H., Luthy, R. G., Meyer, A. K., Saez, A. E. & 3 others, vom Saal, F. S., Vulpe, C. D. & Wiesner, M. R., Jan 2011, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 119, 1, p. 6-10 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hazardous Waste Sites
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (U.S.)
Research
Education
Poisons
2010
4 Citations (Scopus)
Arsenic
extraction method
arsenic
Iron
iron
2008
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

Damage control: Managing the residuals generated during arsenic treatment

Shaw, J., Pepe, L., Ela, W. P. & Saez, A. E., 2008, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2008. p. 2762-2768 7 p.

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

Arsenic
arsenic
damages
Bearings (structural)
damage
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of ferrous iron on arsenate sorption to amorphous ferric hydroxide

Mukiibi, M., Ela, W. P. & Saez, A. E., Oct 2008, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Vol. 1140. p. 335-345 11 p. (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences; vol. 1140).

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

Sorption
Iron
Waste Disposal Facilities
arsenic acid
ferric hydroxide
5 Citations (Scopus)
Halogenated Diphenyl Ethers
PBDE
Aquifers
Infiltration
Groundwater
7 Citations (Scopus)

Fate of polybrominated diphenyl ethers during wastewater treatment/polishing and sludge stabilization/disposal

Arnold, R. G., Teske, S., Tomanek, M., Engstrom, J., Leung, C., Zhang, J., Banihani, Q., Quanrud, D. M., Ela, W. P. & Saez, A. E., Oct 2008, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Vol. 1140. p. 394-411 18 p. (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences; vol. 1140).

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

Halogenated Diphenyl Ethers
Waste Water
Sewage
Polishing
Waste disposal

Removal of arsenate ions from water using micellar enhanced ultrafiltration

Szidarovszky, M., Heckel, K., Saez, A. E. & Ela, W. P., 2008, AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

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

Ultrafiltration
Ions
Water
arsenic acid
12 Citations (Scopus)

Stabilization of arsenic-bearing solid residuals in polymeric matrices

Shaw, J. K., Fathordoobadi, S., Zelinski, B. J., Ela, W. P. & Saez, A. E., Apr 15 2008, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 152, 3, p. 1115-1121 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Arsenic
arsenic
stabilization
Stabilization
2007
46 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in estrogen/anti-estrogen activities in ponded secondary effluent

Conroy, O., Saez, A. E., Quanrud, D. M., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Sep 1 2007, In : Science of the Total Environment. 382, 2-3, p. 311-323 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effluents
Estrogens
effluent
yeast
androgen
2006
3 Citations (Scopus)

Destruction of gas-phase trichloroethylene in a modified fuel cell

Ju, X., Hecht, M., Galhotra, R. A., Ela, W. P., Betterton, E., Arnold, R. G. & Saez, A. E., Jan 15 2006, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 40, 2, p. 612-617 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichloroethylene
fuel cell
trichloroethylene
Fuel cells
Gases
69 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of pH, competitive anions and NOM on the leaching of arsenic from solid residuals

Ghosh, A., Saez, A. E. & Ela, W. P., May 15 2006, In : Science of the Total Environment. 363, 1-3, p. 46-59 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arsenic
Biological materials
Leaching
Anions
anion
9 Citations (Scopus)

In-place regeneration of granular activated carbon using fenton's reagents

De Las Casas, C. L., Bishop, K. G., Bercik, L. M., Johnson, M., Potzler, M., Ela, W. P., Saez, A. E., Huling, S. G. & Arnold, R. G., 2006, ACS Symposium Series. Vol. 940. p. 43-65 23 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 940).

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

Activated carbon
Carbon
Trichloroethylene
Recovery
Tetrachloroethylene
46 Citations (Scopus)

Leaching of arsenic from granular ferric hydroxide residuals under mature landfill conditions

Ghosh, A., Mukiibi, M., Saez, A. E. & Ela, W. P., Oct 1 2006, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 40, 19, p. 6070-6075 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arsenic
Land fill
Leaching
hydroxide
arsenic
28 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrogen transformations during soil-aquifer treatment of wastewater effluent - Oxygen effects in field studies

Miller, J. H., Ela, W. P., Lansey, K. E., Chipello, P. L. & Arnold, R. G., Oct 2006, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 132, 10, p. 1298-1306 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquifers
Effluents
Wastewater
Nitrogen
Ammonia
2005
6 Citations (Scopus)

Convenient new chemical actinometer based on aqueous acetone, 2-propanol, and carbon tetrachloride

Li, H., Betterton, E., Arnold, R. G., Ela, W. P., Barbaris, B. & Grachane, C., Apr 1 2005, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 7, p. 2262-2266 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon tetrachloride
2-Propanol
Carbon Tetrachloride
Propanol
Quantum yield

Environmental engineering: Training for the next round

Ela, W. P., Jun 2005, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 131, 6, p. 831-832 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental engineering
environmental engineering
26 Citations (Scopus)

Fate of wastewater effluent hER-agonists and hER-antagonists during soil aquifer treatment

Conroy, O., Quanrud, D. M., Ela, W. P., Wicke, D., Lansey, K. E. & Arnold, R. G., Apr 1 2005, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 7, p. 2287-2293 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquifers
Effluents
Estrogens
Wastewater
aquifer
60 Citations (Scopus)

Fenton-driven chemical regeneration of MTBE-spent GAC

Huling, S. G., Jones, P. K., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., May 2005, In : Water Research. 39, 10, p. 2145-2153 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MTBE
Activated carbon
activated carbon
Ethers
regeneration
20 Citations (Scopus)

Repeated reductive and oxidative treatments of granular activated carbon

Huling, S. G., Jones, P. K., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Feb 2005, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 131, 2, p. 287-297 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activated carbon
activated carbon
Oxidation
Microporosity
Hydroxylamine
1 Citation (Scopus)

Stabilization of arsenic-bearing iron hydroxide solid wastes in polymeric matrices

Rengifo, F., Garbo, B., Quach, A., Ela, W. P., Saez, A. E., Bimie, D. P., Franks, C., Zelinski, B. J. J., Smith, H. & Smith, G., 2005, In : Ceramic Transactions. 168, p. 99-108 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Arsenic
Solid wastes
Iron
Stabilization
2004

Comment on "the mechanisms of rate enhancing and quenching of trichloroethene photodecay in the presence of sensitizer and hydrogen sources"

Li, H., Arnold, R. G., Betterton, E., Ela, W. P., Barbaris, B. & Chu, W., Jun 2004, In : Water Research. 38, 11, p. 2791-2794 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichloroethylene
Hydrogen
15 Citations (Scopus)
Carbon tetrachloride
Carbon Tetrachloride
Cathodes
carbon
Foams
8 Citations (Scopus)
Volume fraction
Wastewater
Rivers
well
Monitoring

In-place regeneration of SVE-loaded GAC using Fenton's reagents

De Las Casas, C. L., Bishop, K. G., Bercik, L. M., Ela, W. P., Saez, A. E., Huling, S. G. & Arnold, R. G., 2004, ACS, Division of Environmental Chemistry - Preprints of Extended Abstracts. 2 ed. Vol. 44. p. 648-653 6 p.

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

Trichloroethylene
Activated carbon
Dichloromethane
Reaction rates
Rate constants
2 Citations (Scopus)

Leach resistance of encapsulated salts in polymeric waste forms fabricated using an aqueous-based route

Quach, A., Xia, G., Evans, R., Saez, A. E., Zelinski, B. J., Smith, H., Smith, G., Birnie, D. P. & Ela, W. P., 2004, In : Ceramic Transactions. 155, p. 341-349 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salts
Leaching
Porosity
Epoxy Resins
Polystyrenes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructure and leaching behavior of polymer composites for encapsulating toxic solid wastes

Rengifo, F., Saez, A. E., Ela, W. P., Quach, A., Garbo, B., Franks, C., Zelinski, B. J. J., Birnie, D. P., Smith, H. D. & Smith, G. L., Nov 10 2004, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 43, 23, p. 7492-7499 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poisons
Solid wastes
solid waste
Leaching
microstructure