• 1216 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
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Research Output 1991 2018

  • 1216 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 51 Article
  • 10 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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

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
Sand
corrigendum
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

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

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
15 Citations (Scopus)
Carbon tetrachloride
Carbon Tetrachloride
Cathodes
carbon
Foams
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of a simulation system for a continuous flow, quiescent, aqueous environment

Ela, W. P. & Leckie, J. O., Apr 2000, In : Water Research. 34, 5, p. 1734-1750 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agglomeration
Sedimentation
Fluids
fluid
sedimentation
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
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
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
35 Citations (Scopus)
Silicic Acid
silicic acid
ferrihydrite
arsenite
arsenate
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
42 Citations (Scopus)
Electrolytic reduction
Trichloroethylene
Palladium
Chloroform
Chlorine compounds

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
8 Citations (Scopus)
Volume fraction
Wastewater
Rivers
well
Monitoring
4 Citations (Scopus)
Arsenic
extraction method
arsenic
Iron
iron
16 Citations (Scopus)
Chlorine
genotoxicity
Groundwater
soil organic matter
chlorine
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
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
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

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
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
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
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

Measuring Localized Surface Infiltration Rates in Secondary Effluent Recharge Basins

Gain, J., Ela, W. P., Arnold, R. G. & Lansey, K. E., 2003, World Water and Environmental Resources Congress. Bizier, P. & DeBarry, P. (eds.). p. 2303-2310 8 p.

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

effluents
recharge
infiltration
basins
effluent
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
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Microstructure of emulsion-based polymeric waste forms for encapsulating low-level, radioactive and toxic metal wastes

Evans, R., Quach, A., Xia, G., Zelinski, B. J. J., Ela, W. P., Birnie, D. P., Saez, A. E., Smith, H. D. & Smith, G. L., 2004, In : Ceramic Transactions. 155, p. 331-340 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poisons
Emulsions
Salts
Metals
Microstructure
28 Citations (Scopus)

NDMA treatment by sequential GAC adsorption and fenton-driven destruction

Kommineni, S., Ela, W. P., Arnold, R. G., Huling, S. G., Hester, B. J. & Betterton, E., 2003, In : Environmental Engineering Science. 20, 4, p. 361-373 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimethylnitrosamine
Carbon
adsorption
Adsorption
carbon
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

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
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

Reductive and oxidative destruction of chlorinated hydrocarbons in gas-phase catalytic reactors: Packed-beds and modified fuel cells

Ju, X., Saez, A. E., Ela, W. P., Arnold, R. G., Betterton, E., Wallen, M., Candillo, K., Barbaris, B. & Orbay, O., 2004, ACS, Division of Environmental Chemistry - Preprints of Extended Abstracts. 2 ed. Vol. 44. p. 452-457 6 p.

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

Packed beds
Fuel cells
Ethane
Gases
Temperature

Reductive and oxidative destruction of chlorinated hydrocarbons in gas-phase catalytic reactors: Packed-beds and modified fuel cells

Ju, X., Saez, A. E., Ela, W. P., Arnold, R. G., Betterton, E., Wallen, M., Candillo, K., Barbaris, B. & Orbay, O., 2004, ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 1 ed. Vol. 228.

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

Dehalogenation
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons
Packed beds
Fuel cells
Gases
23 Citations (Scopus)
Dehalogenation
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons
Carbon tetrachloride
Carbon Tetrachloride
chlorinated hydrocarbon
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

6 Citations (Scopus)

Removal of aqueous phase trichloroethylene using membrane air stripping contactors

He, J., Arnold, R. G., Saez, A. E., Betterton, E. & Ela, W. P., Nov 2004, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 130, 11, p. 1232-1241 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichloroethylene
trichloroethylene
membrane
Membranes
air

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
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
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