Conference Publications

SBR Technologies’ employees have been involved in a number of conference publications. Following is a listing of selected publications. The (I) indicates the publication was by invitation.

  1. (I)  ”On-Site Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils,” by R. L. Irvine and D. P. Cassidy, presented by R.L. Irvine at the Meeting of the Korea Solid Waste Engineering Society (KEWES), Taegu, KOREA, November, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  2. (I)  ”In-Situ and Ex-Situ Bioremediation: General Policies and Trends of Engineered Biotreatment Systems,” by R. L. Irvine and J. F. Talley, presented by R.L. Irvine at the Meeting of the Korea Solid Waste Engineering Society (KEWES), Taegu, KOREA, November, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  3. “Periodic Biofilter Operation for Enhanced Performance During Unsteady-state Loading Conditions,” R.L. Irvine and W.M. Moe, platform presentation by R.L. Irvine at the 2nd International Symposium on Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Narbonne, France, July 10-12, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  4. “Intracellular Dynamics of Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) and Protein in Microorganisms from Periodically Operated Biofilters,” W.M. Moe and R.L. Irvine, platform presentation by W.M. Moe at the 2nd International Symposium on Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Narbonne, France, July 10-12, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  5. “An Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal (EBPR) control strategy for Sequencing batch reactors (SBRs),” C.Y. Dassanayake and R.L. Irvine, platform presentation by R.L. Irvine at the 2nd International Symposium on Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Narbonne, France, July 10-12, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  6. “The Effect of Operating Conditions on the Performance of Soil Slurry-SBRs,” D.P. Cassidy and R.L. Irvine, platform presentation by D.P. Cassidy at the 2nd International Symposium on Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Narbonne, France, July 10-12, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  7. “Polyurethane Foam Based Biofilter Media for Toluene Removal,” W.M. Moe and R.L. Irvine, platform presentation by W.M. Moe at the 1st World Congress of the International Water Association, Paris, FRANCE, July 3-7, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  8. “Nitrification Inhibition and Toxicity due to Ammonia Exposure under Anaerobic Conditions: Start-Up Considerations for a Nutrient Removal Sequencing Batch Reactors,” C.Y. Dassanayake and R.L. Irvine, poster presentation by R.L. Irvine at the 1st World Congress of the International Water Association, Paris, FRANCE, July 3-7, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  9. “The Use of Periodic Venting to Reduce Contaminant Stripping in Solid-Phase Bioremediation,” D.P. Cassidy and R.L. Irvine, poster presentation by R.L. Irvine at the 1st World Congress of the International Water Association, Paris, FRANCE, July 3-7, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  10. “Performance of Periodically Operated Gas Phase Biofilters during Transient Loading Conditions,” W.M. Moe and R.L. Irvine, poster and platform presentation by W.M. Moe at the IAWQ Conference on Biofilm Systems, New York, NY, October 17 -21, 1999 (Published in the Proceedings).
  11. (I) “Benefits Associated with Preliminary Slurry Phase Treatment followed by Solid Phase Treatment,” by R. L. Irvine and D. P. Cassidy, presented by R.L. Irvine at the International Conference on Bioremediation, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, ITALY, June, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  12. (I) “Integrated use of Periodically Operated Biofilters to Treat Organics that Excape Bioventing,” by R. L. Irvine and W. M. Moe, presented by R.L. Irvine at the International Conference on Bioremediation, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, ITALY, June, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  13. (I) ”Sequencing Batch Reactors for Rural Areas,” presented at the Alaska Water and Wastewater Management Association International Research and Development Conference on Rural Sanitation, Fairbanks, AK, April 25-27, 2000 (Published in the Proceedings).
  14. “Nitrogen Utilization in a Synthetic Medium Biofilter,” W.M. Moe and R.L. Irvine, presented by W.M. Moe at the Air & Waste Management Association Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 20-24, 1999 (Published in the Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Air & Waste Management Association, Preprint  99-99-586, pp. 1-14).
  15. “Characterization of Microbial Populations, Dynamics and Interaction in a Biological Phosphorus Removal Sequencing Batch Reactor: a Novel in situ Approach,” C. Dassanayake, R.L. Irvine, K. Barton and A. Chiavola, presented by C. Dassanayake at “New Advances in Biological Nitrogen and Phosphorus Removal Plants for Municipal or (Agro)Industrial Wastewaters,” Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Narbonne, FRANCE, October, 1998 (Published in the Proceedings).
  16. “Intracellular Dynamics of Polyphosphates (PolyP) and Other Energy Reserves in Biological Phosphorus Removing Microorganisms (BioP organisms),” C. Dassanayake, R.L. Irvine and A. Chiavola, poster presented by C. Dassanayake at “New Advances in Biological Nitrogen and Phosphorus Removal Plants for Municipal or (Agro)Industrial Wastewaters,” Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Narbonne, FRANCE, October, 1998 (Published in the Proceedings).
  17. “Investigation of Periodic Processes for use in Vapor Phase Biofiltration,” W.M. Moe and R.L. Irvine, presented by W.M. Moe at the ASCE 1998 National Conference on Environmental Engineering, Chicago, IL, June 6-10, 1998 (Published in the Proceedings of Water Resources and the Urban Environment: 1998 National Conference on Environmental Engineering, Chicago, IL, edited by Wilson, T., American Society of Civil Engineers, 454-459).
  18. “Preliminary Investigation of Polyurethane Foam Medium for use in Vapor Phase Biofiltration,” W.M. Moe, R.L. Irvine, and C.D. Montemagno, presented by W.M. Moe at the 1997 CSCE-ASCE Environmental Engineering Conference: Protecting People and the Environment, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA, July 22-25, 1997 (Published in the Proceedings  of the 1997 CSCE-ASCE Environmental Engineering Conference: Protecting People and the Environment, Edmonton, AB, Canada, edited by S.J. Stanley, C.J.W. Ward, and D.W. Smith, Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, Montreal, PQ, pp. 1755-1766).
  19. “Reductive Dechlorination of Perchloroethylene using Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Biofilm Reactors (AnSBBR),” P.J. Hirl and R. L. Irvine, presented by P.J. Hirl at the 51st Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May 6 – 9, 1996 (Published in the Proceedings).
  20. “Reductive Dechlorination of Perchloroethylene using Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Biofilm Reactors (AnSBBR),” P.J. Hirl and R. L. Irvine, presented by P.J. Hirl at the First International Association on Water Quality (IAWQ) Specialized Conference on Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Munich, GERMANY, March 18 – 20, 1996 (Published in the Proceedings).
  21. “Biological Treatment of a Soil Contaminated with Diesel Fuel Using Periodically Operated Slurry and Solid Phase Reactors,” D.P. Cassidy and R. L. Irvine, poster presented by D.P. Cassidy at the First International Association on Water Quality (IAWQ) Specialized Conference on Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Munich, GERMANY, March 18 – 20, 1996 (Published in the Proceedings).
  22. “Anaerobic Reductive Dechlorination of Perchloroethylene Using Periodic Processes”, P. J. Hirl, P. S. Yocum, J. P. Earley and R. L. Irvine, presented by P. J. Hirl at the SPIE-International Society of Optical Engineering, Environmental Monitoring and Hazardous Waste Site Remediation, Munich, GERMANY, June 19 -23, 1995 (Published in the Proceedings: pp. 377-384)
  23. (I) ”Use of SBRs to Remove Nutrients” by R. L. Irvine, D. Chatzopoulos, M. Devarakonda, and R. E. Sheker, presented by R.L. Irvine at the Mediterraneanchem: International Conference on Chemistry and the Mediterranean Sea, Taranto, ITALY, May 23-27, 1995 (Published in the Proceedings).
  24. (I) ”A Review of Bioremediation Systems for Contaminated Soils and Groundwaters” by R. L. Irvine, J. P. Earley, and D. P. Cassidy, presented by R.L. Irvine at the International Conference on “Groundwater Quality: Remediation and Protection” (GQ’95), Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC, May 15-18, 1995 (Published in the Proceedings).
  25. “Einsatz Halophiler Mikroorganismen für die Biologische Reinigung von Industrieabwässern,” M. Loidl, C.R. Woolard, F. Streichsbier, L.H. Ketchum, Jr., and R.L. Irvine, presented by M. Loidl at the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin, Salzburg, AUSTRIA, May 17-19, 1994 (Published in the Proceedings).
  26. “Periodically Operated Bioreactors for the Treatment of Soils and Leachates,” R.L. Irvine and D.P. Cassidy, presented by D.P. Cassidy at the Third International Symposium on In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation, San Diego, CA, April 24 – 27, 1995 (Published in the Proceedings).
  27. (I) “Bioreactor Developments for Effective Treatment of Soils and Leachates,” R.L. Irvine, at ACHEMA 94, Internationales Treffen für Chemisches Technik und Biotechnologie 24, Ausstellungstagung für Chemisches Apparatewesen, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chemisches Apparatewesen (DECHEMA), Frankfurt am Main, GERMANY, June 1994 (Published in the Proceedings).
  28. “Möglichkeiten und Grenzen des SBR – Verfahrens und Grosstechnische Erfahrung,” J. Franta, P.A. Wilderer and R.L. Irvine, presented by J. Franta at the Abwasserreinigungskonzepte – Internat. Erfahrungsaustausch über Neue Entwicklungen, Wien, AUSTRIA, February 24, 1994 (Published in the Proceedings).
  29. (I) “Use of Biologically Based Periodic Processes in Waste Treatment,” R.L. Irvine, R. Chozick and J.P. Earley, presented by R.L. Irvine at the 9th International Biotechnology Symposium of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., August, 1992 (Published in the Proceedings).
  30. (I) ”Periodic Processes for In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation of Leachates and Soils,” R.L. Irvine and P.S. Yocum, presented by R.L. Irvine at the Israel Society for Ecology and Environmental Quality Sciences Fifth International Conference on Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Stability, Jerusalem, Israel, June, 1992 (Published in the Proceedings).
  31. “Feasibility of Bioremediation of Bis-(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalates (BEHP) in Soils,” G.J. Kehrberger, R.L. Irvine, and J.P. Earley, presented by G.J. Kehrberger at the New York-New Jersey Environmental Expo 1991, Secaucus, NJ, October 1991 (Published in the Proceedings).
  32. “Bench Scale Slurry Reactors for Assessing the Biological Treatability of Contaminated Soil,” P.S. Yocum and R.L. Irvine, presented by P.S. Yocum at the New York-New Jersey Environmental Expo 1991, Secaucus, NJ, October 1991 (Published in the Proceedings).
  33. “Treatment of a BTEX – Contaminated Groundwater in a Sequencing Batch Biofilm Reactor,” R. Chozick, R.L. Irvine and G.J. Kehrberger, presented by R. Chozick at the New York-New Jersey Environmental Expo 1991, Secaucus, NJ, October 1991 (Published in the Proceedings).
  34. (I) ”Overview of Biological Processes as Applied to Hazardous Waste Problems,” R.L. Irvine, Engineering Foundation Conference on Biotechnology Applications in Hazardous Waste Treatment, Longboat Key, FL, October, 1988 (Published in the Proceedings).
  35. “Principles of Organism Selection for the Degradation of Glyphosate in a Sequencing Batch Reactor,” D.V.S. Murthy, R.L. Irvine and L.E. Hallas, presented by D.V.S. Murthy at the 43rd Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1988 (Published in the Proceedings).
  36. (I) “Bulking in Activated Sludge,” R.L. Irvine, Specialized Seminar, Modelling of Biological Wastewater Treatment, Copenhagen, Denmark, August, 1985 (published in the Proceedings).
  37. (I) “Phosphorus Removal at a Full-Scale Sequencing Batch Reactor,” R.L. Irvine, R. Breyfogle, L.H. Ketchum, Jr. and J.F. Manning, Jr., International Conference, Managements Strategies for Phosphorus in the Environment, Lisbon, Portugal, July 1985 (published in the Proceedings).
  38. “Treatment of Hazardous Wastes in a Sequencing Batch Reactor,” P.A. Herzbrun, R.L. Irvine and M.J. Hanchak, presented by P.A. Herzbrun at the 39th Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1984 (Published in the Proceedings).
  39. “Sequencing Batch Reaktor Verfahren zur Biologischen Abwasserreinigung – Konzept, Wirkmechanismen und Betriebserfahrungen,” P.A. Wilderer and R.L. Irvine, presented by P.A. Wilderer at Gewasserschutz und Abwasserreinigung als Komplexe Aufgabe, Aachen, West Germany, February, 1984 (published in the Proceedings).
  40. (I) ”Sequencing Batch Reactors for Municipal Compliance Over a Wide Range of Effluent Quality,” R.L. Irvine and E.B. Carvajal, Workshop on Low-Cost Wastewater Treatment, Clemson, SC, April, 1983 (Published in Proceedings).
  41. “Treating Landfill Leachates by Pure Strain Inoculations of SBR,” R.L. Irvine, S.A. Sojka and J.F. Colaruotolo, presented by J.F. Colaruotolo at the University of Notre Dame/Hooker Chemical Company Conference on Impact of Applied Genetics in Pollution Control, Notre Dame, IN, May 1982 (Published in the Proceedings).
  42. (I) ”Organism Selection in Sequencing Batch Reactors,” S.C. Chiesa and R.L. Irvine, University of Notre Dame/Hooker Chemical Company Conference on Impact of Applied Genetics in Pollution Control, Notre Dame, IN, May, 1982 (Published in the Proceedings).
  43. “Enhanced Biological Treatment of Leachates for Industrial Landfills,” R.L. Irvine, S.A. Sojka and J.F. Colaruotolo, Joint Presentation (R.L. Irvine and S.A. Sojka), 37th Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1982 (Published in the Proceedings).
  44. (I) ”The Use of Periodic Biological Reactors in Developing Nations,” R.L. Irvine and R. Schertenleib, International Symposium on Management of Industrial Wastewater in the Developing Nations, Alexandria, Egypt, March, 1981 (Published in Proceedings).
  45. (I) ”The Use of Intermittent Systems in Biological Waste Treatment,” International Symposium on Wastewater Treatment, Graz, Austria, October, 1980 (Published in Proceedings).
  46. (I) ”Denitrification in Continuous-Flow Sequentially Aerated Activated Sludge Systems in Batch Processes,” M.S. Goronszy and R.L. Irvine, Joint Presentation, International Seminar on Control of Nutrients in Municipal Wastewater Effluents, San Diego, CA, September, 1980 (Published in Proceedings).
  47. “Proceedings of the Workshop on Decentralized Systems for Management of Water, Solid and Liquid Wastes,” R.L. Irvine, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Notre Dame, IN, June 1980, (NTIS number: PB 81-131039).
  48. “A Physical Model for Overland Flow Treatment,” L.H. Ketchum, Jr., R.L. Irvine and M.J. Dean, presented by L.H. Ketchum, Jr. at the 34th Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1979 (Published in the Proceedings).
  49. “NPDES Impact on Solids Separation in Activated Sludge System Design and Operation,” A.W. Busch and R.L. Irvine, presented by A.W. Busch at the 33rd Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1978 (Published in the Proceedings).
  50. “Economic Evaluation of Sequencing Batch Biological Reactors,” L.H. Ketchum, Jr., P.C. Liao, and R.L. Irvine, presented by L.H. Ketchum, Jr., at the 33rd Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1978 (Published in the Proceedings).
  51. “Laboratory Investigation of Fill and Draw Biological Reactors for the Treatment of High Strength Wastes,” R.W. Dennis and R.L. Irvine, presented by R.W. Dennis at the 32nd Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1977 (Published in the Proceedings).
  52. “Computer Simulation and Design of Sequencing Batch Biological Reactors,” R.L. Irvine and R.O. Richter, 31st Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1976 (Published in the Proceedings).
  53. “Batch Treatment of Industrial Wastes,” R.L. Irvine, T.P. Fox and R.O. Richter, 30th Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1975 (Published in the Proceedings).
  54. “Tertiary Treatment of Industrial Waste and Lake Restoration,” B.P. Higgins, R.L. Irvine and S.C. Mohleji, presented by B.P. Higgins at the 30th Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1975 (Published in the Proceedings).
  55. “Use of Sequencing Batch Reactors for Waste Treatment – CPC International, Corpus Christi, Texas,” R.L. Irvine and W.B. Davis, 26th Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1971 (Published in Proceedings, pp. 450 – 462).
  56. “Water Conservation and Reuse by Industry,” R.L. Irvine and W.B. Davis, presented by W.B. Davis at the 24th Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1969 (Published in the Proceedings).
  57. “Factors Responsible for Non-Biodegradability of Industrial Wastes,” R.L. Irvine and A.W. Busch, 24th Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, May, 1969 (Published in the Proceedings).
  58. “Water Conservation and Reuse by Industry,” R.L. Irvine and W.B. Davis, 13th Water for Texas Conference, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, November, 1968 (Published in the Proceedings).
  59. “Oxygen Uptake Rates of Benthal Systems by a New Technique,” N. Bruce Hanes and R.L. Irvine, presented by N. Bruce Hanes at the 21st Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 1966 (Published in the Proceedings).