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Research Output 1991 2018

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

Surface complexation models: An evaluation of model parameter estimation using FITEQL and oxide mineral titration data

Hayes, K. F., Redden, G., Ela, W. P. & Leckie, J. O., Mar 15 1991, In : Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 142, 2, p. 448-469 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxide minerals
Complexation
Titration
titration
Parameter estimation
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
125 Citations (Scopus)

TCLP underestimates leaching of arsenic from solid residuals under landfill conditions

Ghosh, A., Mukiibi, M. & Ela, W. P., Sep 1 2004, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 38, 17, p. 4677-4682 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arsenic
Land fill
Leaching
Toxicity
arsenic
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

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