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Presentations and Significant Reports

SBR Technologies’ employees have authored or co-authored many reports and made a number of presentations, many by invitation. Following is a listing of selected reports and presentations. The (I) preceding an entry indicates it was by invitation.

  1. (I) ”Respirometry: U.S.A. Case Studies with emphasis on Sequencing Batch Reactors,” presented at the Short Course on Respirometry, Perugia, Italy, June 7-8, 2004.
  2. (I)  “Combining SBR systems for chemical and biological treatment – the destruction of the Nerve Agent VX as an example,” R.L. Irvine, S.S. Haraburda, and C. Galbis-Reig, presented by B. S. McSwain at the 3rd IWA International Conference for Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Noosa, Australia, February 22-26, 2004.
  3. “The influence of settling time on the formation of aerobic granules and extracellular polymeric substances,” McSwain BS, Irvine RL, and Wilderer PA., presented by B. S. McSwain at the 3rd IWA International Conference for Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Noosa, Australia, February 22-26, 2004.
  4. “The effect of intermittent feeding on aerobic granule structure”, McSwain BS, Irvine RL, and Wilderer PA., presented by B. S. McSwain at the 3rd IWA International Conference for Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Noosa, Australia, February 22-26, 2004.
  5. “Aerobic biodegradation of 3-chlorophenol in a sequencing batch reactor: effect of cometabolism,” A. Chiavola, R. Baciocchi, R.L. Irvine, R. Gavasci, and P. Sirini, presented by A. Chiavola at the 3rd IWA International Conference for Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Noosa, Australia, February 22-26, 2004.
  6. “Characterization of Organic Matter in US Ball Clay Exhibiting the ‘Natural Formation’ Profile utilizing Pyrolysis-GC/MS: Trends between PCDD Homologue Distributions and Specific Pyrolysis Products”D. Gadomski and R.L. Irvine, poster presentation by D. Gadomski at the 24th International Symposium on Halogenated Environmental Organic Pollutants and POPs, Dioxin 2004, Berlin, Germany, September 10. 2004.
  7. “The Possible Role of Oxides and Elements in the Transformation of PCDDs in Ball Clay Exhibiting the ‘Natural Formation’ Pattern,” D. Gadomski and R.L. Irvine, poster presentation by D. Gadomski at the 24th International Symposium on Halogenated Environmental Organic Pollutants and POPs, Dioxin 2004, Berlin, Germany, September 8, 2004.
  8. “Vertical Distribution of PCDDs in a Clay Core from Kentucky, USA.”  D. Gadomski and R.L. Irvine, poster presentation by D. Gadomski at the 23rd International Symposium on Halogenated Environmental Organic Pollutants and POPs, Dioxin 2003, Boston, Massachusetts, August 26, 2003.
  9. “Biodegradation of 3-chlorophenol in a Sequencing Batch Reactor,” A. Chiavola, B.S. McSwain, R.L. Irvine, M. R. Boni, and R. Baciocchi, presented by A. Chiavola, at the Fifth Specialized IWA Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Technologies, Instanbul, Turkey, September 23-25, 2002.
  10. “The effect of intermittent feeding on aerobic granule structure”. McSwain BS, Irvine RL, and Wilderer PA. 2003, presented by B. S. McSwain at the IWA International Biofilm Symposium, Cape Town, South Africa, September 14-17, 2002.
  11. “Natural Formation of Dioxins: A Review among Four Sites,” D. Gadomski and R.L. Irvine, poster presentation by D. Gadomski at the 22nd International Symposium on Halogenated Environmental Organic Pollutants and POPs, Dioxin 2002.  Barcelona, Spain, August 12, 2002.
  12. “Monitoring the conjugal transfer of plasmid pWWO from Pseudomonas putida in a sequencing batch biofilm reactor for bioaugmentation purposes”. B.S. McSwain, Y.V. Nancharaiah, S.V. Mohan, M. Hausner M, P.A. Wilderer, R.L. Irvine, poster presentation by B.S. McSwain at the NIEHS Conference for Bioremediation and Biodegradation: Current Advances in Reducing Toxicity, Exposure and Environmental Consequences, Pacific Grove, CA, June 9-12, 2002.
  13. “Effect of Operating Strategy Variations on Population Dynamics and Reactor Performance in a Full Scale Activated Sludge Plant Treating Specialty Chemicals,” D. Gadomski and R.L. Irvine, poster presentation by D. Gadomski at the 3rd IWA International Specialized Conference on Microorganisms in Activated Sludge and Biofilm Processes,” Rome, Italy, June 7, 2001.
  14. (I) “Use of Periodic Processes to Treat Contaminants Present in Water, Soil, or Air,” by R. L. Irvine and P. A. Wilderer, presented by R.L. Irvine at Korea University, Seoul, KOREA, November 2000.
  15. (I)  ”Use of Periodic Processes to Treat Contaminants Present in Water, Soil, or Air,” by R. L. Irvine and P. A. Wilderer, presented by R.L. Irvine at Chonnam National University, Kwangju, KOREA, November 2000.
  16. (I) ”Introduction to SBR Process,” presented at the Workshop on Sequencing Batch Reactor Wastewater Treatment, Milwaukee, WI, September 13-14, 2000.
  17. (I) ”SBR Process Principles/Details,” presented at the Workshop on Sequencing Batch Reactor Wastewater Treatment, Milwaukee, WI, September 13-14, 2000.
  18. (I)  ”Application of SBR Processes,” by P. A. Wilderer and R. L. Irvine, presented by P. A. Wilderer, Delft University of Technology, Delft, NETHERLANDS, May 2000.
  19. (I) ”Accumulation of Intracellular Compounds such as RNA,” R.L. Irvine, presented at the International Water Association Specialty Meeting on Intracellular Storage Products, Delft University of Technology, Delft, NETHERLANDS, April 2000.
  20. (I) ”Process Design Considerations,” presented at the Workshop on Sequencing Batch Reactor Wastewater Treatment, Milwaukee, WI, May 17-18, 1999.
  21. (I) ”System Configurations,” presented at the Workshop on Sequencing Batch Reactor Wastewater Treatment, Milwaukee, WI, May 17-18, 1999.
  22. “Sequential Extraction of Metals from Sewage Sludge,” H. L. Frost, L. H. Ketchum, Jr. Second Annual Western Environmental Technology Office Workshop of Heavy Metal Contaminants in Water. Alta, Utah. August 2-5, 1999.
  23. “Wastewater Treatment Challenges in a Developing Nation: The Prague Experiment,” H. L. Frost. Proceedings of the National Conference of Environmental Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers. July 25-28, 1999.
  24. “Sequential Extraction of Metals from Sludge: Its Use as a Predictor of the of the Bioleachability of Sludge,” H. L. Frost and Lloyd H. Ketchum, Jr. Water Environment Federation/Purdue Industrial Waste Technical Conference Proceedings. June 1999.
  25. “Application of Periodic Processes to Biofiltration of Toluene Vapor,” W.M. Moe and R.L. Irvine, presented by W.M. Moe at Air Pollution 1998: Sixth International Conference on Modeling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution, Genoa, ITALY, September 28-30, 1998.
  26. “Periodic Processes in Vapor Phase Biotreatment of Toluene Contaminated Air,” W.M. Moe, and R.L. Irvine, presented by W.M. Moe at the Bioremediation for Industry Conference, Society of Industrial Microbiology, Notre Dame, IN, March 8-11, 1998.
  27. (I) ”Bioremediation of Sulfur Mustard and VX Hydrolysates,” by R. L. Irvine, J. P. Earley and S. P. Harvey, presented jointly at the Global Green Legacy Program Forum, Indianapolis, IN, November, 1997.
  28. “Electron Donor Requirements to Support Sustained PCE Dechlorination in Periodically Operated Bioreactors,” P.J. Hirl and R. L. Irvine, presented by P.J. Hirl at the Water Environment Federation Technical Conference, Chicago, IL, October 20-24, 1997.
  29. “Emerging Technologies in Biological Waste Gas Treatment,” W.M. Moe, and R.L. Irvine, presented by W.M. Moe at the Environmental Science and Engineering Symposium, University Place Conference Center, Indianapolis, IN, September 25-26, 1997.
  30. “Polyurethane Based Biofilter Media for Toluene Removal,” W.M. Moe, and R.L. Irvine, presented by W.M. Moe at Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management IX, American Chemical Society, Industrial & Chemistry Division, Pittsburgh, PA, September 15-17, 1997.
  31. (I) ”Bioremediation of Chemical Warfare Agents in Periodically Operated Biological Reactors,” by R. L. Irvine and S. P. Harvey, presented by R.L. Irvine at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Chemical and Biological Technologies for the Detection, Destruction and Decontamination of Chemical Warfare Agents Moscow, RUSSIA, May 11-15, 1996.
  32. “Degradation of Perchloroethylene Using Aerobic Sequencing Batch Reactors,” P.J. Hirl and R. L. Irvine, presented by P.J. Hirl at the The Fourth International Symposium on In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 28, 1997.
  33. (I) ”Controlled Unsteady State Processes and Technologies – an Overview,” R. L. Irvine, presented at the First International Association on Water Quality (IAWQ) Specialized Conference on Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Munich, Germany, March 18 – 20, 1996.
  34. “Response of a Periodically Operated Halophilic Biofilm Reactor to Changes in Salt Concentration,” C. R. Woolard and R. L. Irvine, presented by C. R. Woolard at the International Research Seminar on Biological Degradation of Organic Chemical Pollutants in Biofilm Systems, Copenhagen, DENMARK, May 19 – 21, 1994.
  35. “Advances in Bioreactor Design for Waste Treatment,” R.L. Irvine, D.M. White, and P.A. Wilderer, presented by D.M. White at the Seminar on Innovations in Biological Treatment of Wastes at the American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, May 23 -27, 1994.
  36. “Analysis of Bioremediation in Organic Soils,” D.M. White and R.L. Irvine, presented by D.M. White at the Royal Society of Analytical Chemistry, Hydrocarbon Emissions Monitoring Conference, London, ENGLAND, May 10, 1994.
  37. (I) ”Soil Bioreactors – Perspectives in the USA,” R.L. Irvine, D.P. Cassidy, and D.M. White, presented by R.L. Irvine at the DECHEMA-Colloquium, Biologische Bodenreinigung in Reaktoren, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Chemisches Apparatewesen, Frankfurt am Main, GERMANY, March, 1994.
  38. (I) ”Periodic Processes for In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation of Leachates and Soils,” R.L. Irvine, National Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection (RIVM), Bilthoven, THE NETHERLANDS, October, 1993
  39. “Characterizing the Biological Degradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in the Presence of Soil Humic Substances”, D.P. Cassidy, D.M. White, and R.L. Irvine, presented by D.M. White at the American Society of Chemical Engineers Summer National Meeting, Seattle, WA, August 1993.
  40. “The Effects of Indigenous Organic Compounds from Arctic Peat on Crude Oil Degradation in Soil Slurries”, D.M. White and R.L. Irvine, poster presented by D.M. White at the Second International Symposium on In Situ and On Site Bioreclamation, San Diego, April, 1993.
  41. “Bioremediation of JP-4 Contaminated Wastewater in a Sequencing Batch Biofilm Reactor,” Y. Tsuchiya, P. S. Yocum, R. L. Irvine, and J. A. Bumpus, poster presented by Y. Tsuchiya and R.L. Irvine at the Battelle Conference on In Situ and On Site Bioreclamation, San Diego, April, 1993.
  42. “Slurry Reactors for Assessing the Treatability of Contaminated Soil,” R. L. Irvine, J. P. Earley, and P. S. Yocum, presented by R.L. Irvine at the International Symposium on Soil Decontamination using Biological Processes, Karlsruhe, Germany, December, 1992.
  43. “Biological Treatment of Hypersaline Wastewater by a Biofilm of Halophilic Bacteria,” C.R. Woolard and R.L. Irvine, presented by C.R. Woolard at the Water Environment Federation’s 65th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, September 1992.
  44. “Biological Treatment of Hypersaline Wastewaters,” C.R. Woolard and R.L. Irvine, presented by C.R. Woolard at the Summer National Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Minneapolis, MN, August, 1992.
  45. “Bioremediation of Crude Oil in the Active Layer Overlying Alaska’s North Slope Permafrost,” D.M. White and R.L. Irvine, presented by D.M. White at the Summer National Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Minneapolis, MN, August, 1992.
  46. “Bioremediation,” R.L. Irvine, Panel Discussion at the Summer National Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Minneapolis, MN, August, 1992.
  47. “Bioremediation: a Challenge for the Chemical Engineer,” R.L. Irvine, Summer National Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Minneapolis, MN, August, 1992.
  48. (I) “Slurry Reactors for Assessing the Treatability of Contaminated Soil,” R.L. Irvine, Symposium on Biodegradation, 1992 Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Cincinnati, OH, May 1992.
  49. “Evaluation of Soil Slurry-Sequencing Batch Reactors for Treatment of Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil,” P.S. Yocum, R.L. Irvine, and J.P. Earley, presented by P.S. Yocum at the 1991 Annual Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Los Angeles, CA, November, 1991.
  50. “Bioremediation of Soils Contaminated with Bis-(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate (BEHP) in a Soil-Slurry Sequencing Batch Reactor,” R. L. Irvine, C.F. Kulpa, Jr., J.P. Earley, G.J. Kehrberger, and B.T. Delaney, presented by G.J. Kehrberger at the Summer National Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Pittsburgh, PA, August, 1991.
  51. “Periodic Processes from Bench-Scale Testing to Full-Scale Applications: The In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation of Leachates and Contaminated Soils,” R.L. Irvine and J. P. Earley, G.J. Kehrberger, J. Reisinger, and C.D. Montemagno, poster presented at the International Symposium on In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation, San Diego, CA, March, 1991.
  52. “Approaches to the Application of Phanerochaete chrysosporium for the Treatment of Hazardous Wastes and for the Production of Ligninase,” R. Venkatadri and R.L. Irvine, presented by R. Venkatadri at the 1990 Annual Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chicago, IL, November, 1990.
  53. “Microbial Metabolism of TNT in Liquid Cultures and Soil Slurries,” C.F. Kulpa, Jr., C.D. Montemagno, and R.L. Irvine, presented by C.F. Kulpa, Jr. at the 1990 Annual Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chicago, IL, November, 1990.
  54. (I) “Chemical Engineering Career Paths,” R.L. Irvine, Panel Discussion at the 1990 Annual Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chicago, IL, November, 1990.
  55. “Sequencing Batch Reactors Incorporating Attached Growth and Carbon Adsorption for Wastewater Treatment,” R.L. Irvine, Summer National Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, San Diego, CA, August, 1990.
  56. “Treatment of Mixed Hazardous Machining Waste,” M.N. Gray, P.S. Yocum, and R.L. Irvine, presented by M.N. Gray at the Thirteenth Annual Energy-Sources Technology Conference and Exhibition, Hydrocarbon Processing Symposium 1990, Petroleum Division, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New Orleans, LA, January, 1990.
  57. (I) “Feasibility of Biodegrading Trinitrotoluene (TNT) Contaminated Soils,” R.L. Irvine and C.D. Montemagno, presented by R.L. Irvine at the 14th Annual Army Environmental R&D Symposium, Environmental Management – Protecting the Future, U.S. Army Toxic and Hazardous Materials Agency, Williamsburg, VA, November, 1989.
  58. (I) ”Bioremediation Techniques and Applications on Leachates, Soils, and Sediments,” R.L. Irvine, American Society for Microbiology Regional Workshop on Biotechnology Application in Hazardous Waste Treatment, Minneapolis, MN, October, 1989.
  59. “Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Reactor Treatment of Hazardous Industrial Wastewater,” L.H. Ketchum, Jr., Y. Shen and R.L. Irvine, presented by L.H. Ketchum, Jr. at the American Chemical Society Symposium on Chemical and Biochemical Detoxification of Hazardous Waste II, Miami, FL, September, 1989.
  60. (I) “TNT Slurry Reactor,” R.L. Irvine and C.D. Montemagno, presented by R.L. Irvine at the Workshop on Research and Development Efforts in Composting of Explosives Contaminated Soils, U.S. Army Toxic and Hazardous Materials Agency, New Orleans, LA, September, 1989.
  61. (I) ”Bioremediation Techniques and Applications on Leachates, Soils, and Sediments,” R.L. Irvine, Conference on Understanding the Risks, Regulation and Bioremediation of Halogenated Aromatic Compounds, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, May, 1989.
  62. “Natural Selection as a Tool for Enhancing Specific Microbial Activities in Industrial Activated Sludge,” L.E. Hallas, R.L. Irvine and C.F. Kulpa, Jr., presented by L.E. Hallas at the Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dallas, TX, April, 1989.
  63. “Biodegradation of Mixed Hazardous Waste Machining Fluid,” M.N. Gray, R.L. Irvine and J.S. Philbin, presented by M.N. Gray at the Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dallas, TX, April, 1989.
  64. “Oxidation of Priority Pollutant Phenols by Peroxidases from a White-Rot Fungus,” M.D. Aitken, R. Venkatadri and R.L. Irvine, presented by R. Venkatadri at the 1987 Annual Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, New York, NY, November, 1987.
  65. “Biodegradation of a Herbicide Wastestream in a Sequencing Batch Reactor,” D.V.S. Murthy, R.L. Irvine and L.E. Hallas, presented by D.V.S. Murthy at the 1987 Annual Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, New York, NY, November, 1987.
  66. (I) “SBR Configurations and Operational Strategy for Nitrogen and Phosphorus Control,” R.L. Irvine, Conference on The Impact and Control of Nutrients in Surface Waters, Charleston, SC, November, 1987.
  67. (I) ”SBR Configurations and Operational Strategy for Nitrogen and Phosphorus Control,” R.L. Irvine, North Carolina AWWA/WPCF Meeting, Pinehurst, NC, November, 1987.
  68. (I) ”Biotechnology for Destruction of Hazardous Organics in Industrial Effluent,” R.L. Irvine, BIOQUAL’ 87, 2nd Annual Meeting on Opportunities in Biotechnology for Environmental Protection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October, 1987.
  69. (I) ”Biological Treatment of Hazardous Wastes,” M.D. Aitken and R.L. Irvine, presented by R.L. Irvine at the 1987 Water Pollution Control Federation Post-Conference Workshop on Hazardous Wastes Treatment Process Design, Philadelphia, PA, October, 1987.
  70. (I) ”Development of Tailored Mixed Cultures Using Engineered Organisms in Natural and Engineered Environments,” R.L. Irvine, AEEP Workshop on Biotechnology in Environmental Engineering, Philadelphia, PA, October, 1987.
  71. “Screening Study for On-Site Biological Remediation of Soils Contaminated by Coal Conversion Residuals and By-Products,” A. Brenner, R.L. Irvine, L.H. Ketchum, Jr., C.F. Kulpa, Jr. and J.P. Moreau, presented by A. Brenner at the Second International Conference on New Frontiers for Hazardous Waste Management, Pittsburgh, PA, September, 1987.
  72. “Biodetoxification of Soils and Leachates Containing Various Residuals and By-Products of the Coal Conversion Process,” A. Brenner, R.L. Irvine, L.H. Ketchum, Jr., C.F. Kulpa, Jr. and J.P. Moreau, presented by A. Brenner at the 80th Annual Meeting of APCA, New York, NY, June, 1987.
  73. Determination of Biological Degradability of Soils and Leachates Contaminated by Coal Conversion Residuals and By-Products,” A. Brenner, R.L. Irvine, L.H. Ketchum, Jr., C.F. Kulpa, Jr. and J.P. Moreau, presented by A. Brenner at the Second Annual Recent Advances in Biotechnology Symposium, Lansing, MI, June, 1987.
  74. “Use of Enzymes to Treat Xenobiotics in Industrial Wastewaters,” M.D. Aitken and R.L. Irvine, presented by M.D. Aitken at the Summer National Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Boston, MA, August, 1986.
  75. “SBR Treatment of Hazardous Wastewater: Full-Scale Results,” K.L. Norcross, R.L. Irvine and P.A. Herzbrun, presented by K.L. Norcross at the International Conference on Innovative Biological Treatment of Wastewater, Arlington, VA, June, 1986.
  76. “Biological Treatment of Xenobiotics,” R.L. Irvine and S.A. Sojka, Spring National Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, New Orleans, LA, April, 1986.
  77. “Updated Model for Biological Phosphorus Removal,” M.S. Devarakonda and R.L. Irvine, presented by M.S. Devarakonda at the Annual Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chicago, IL, November, 1985.
  78. “Process Results and Oxygen Transfer Characteristics from Full-Scale Treatment of Hazardous Waste in a Sequencing Batch Reactor,” K.L. Norcross, III, R.L. Irvine and P.A. Herzbrun, presented by R.L. Irvine at the 58th Annual Water Pollution Control Conference, Kansas City, MO, October, 1985.
  79. “Mathematical Model of Biological Phosphorus Removal,” E.J. Hoo and R.L. Irvine, presented by E.J. Hoo at the 57th Annual Water Pollution Control Federation Conference, New Orleans, LA, October, 1984.
  80. “A Structured Model Describing Organism Selection in Unsteady State Activated Sludge Systems,” R.L. Irvine and C.F. Kulpa, Jr., presented by C.F. Kulpa, Jr. at the 57th Annual Water Pollution Control Federation Conference, New Orleans, LA, October, 1984.
  81. (I) “Biological Treatment of Hazardous Waste in the SBR,” P.A. Herzbrun, R.L. Irvine and K.C. Malinowski, presented by R.L. Irvine at the 2nd International Symposium on Operating European Hazardous (Chemical) Waste Management Facilities, Odense, Denmark, September, 1984.
  82. “Biological Removal of Phosphorus – A Summary of Research Needs and SBR Performance,” J.F. Manning, Jr., R.L. Irvine, and E.F. Barth, Poster Session, Joint Presentation (J.F. Manning, Jr. and R.L. Irvine), International Association on Water Pollution Research and Control, Post-Conference Seminar, Paris, France, September, 1984.
  83. “Natural Selection of Organisms in a Mixed Culture,” J.F. Manning, Jr. and R.L. Irvine, presented by J.F. Manning, Jr. at the Summer National Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Philadelphia, PA, August, 1984.
  84. (I) “Engineering Assessment and Full Scale Experiences,” R.L. Irvine, Einladung zum 3. Siedlungswasserwirtschaft lichen Kolloquium, Sequencing Batch Reaktor Verfahren zur Biologischen Abwasserreingung, Technische Universitat Hamburg-Harburg, West Germany, February, 1984.
  85. “Organism Selection in Mixed Cultures,” R.L. Irvine, American Institute of Chemical Engineering Diamond Jubilee Meeting in Washington, D.C., October 31-November 4, 1983.
  86. “The Biological Removal of Phosphorus in a Sequencing Batch Reactor,” J.F. Manning, Jr. and R.L. Irvine, presented by J.F. Manning, Jr. at the 56th Annual Water Pollution Control Federation Conference, Atlanta, GA, October, 1983.
  87. “Growth and Control of Filamentous Microbes in Activated Sludge – An Integrated Hypothesis,” S.C. Chiesa presented by S.C. Chiesa at the 55th Annual Water Pollution Control Federation Conference, St. Louis, MO, October, 1982 and at the International Workshop on Filamentous and Zoogleal Bulking in Activated Sludge Systems, San Francisco, CA, August, 1983.
  88. (I) “Biological Phosphorus Removal – A Researcher’s View,” R.L. Irvine, Workshop on Biological Phosphorus Removal in Municipal Wastewater Treatment, San Francisco, CA, August, 1983.
  89. “Implementation of a Sequencing Batch Reactor at Culver, Indiana,” R.L. Irvine and E.F. Barth, 55th Annual Water Pollution Control Federation Conference, St. Louis, MO, October, 1982.
  90. “New Wastewater Treatment for Industrial Applications,” S.C. Chiesa and R.L. Irvine, presented by S.C. Chiesa at the Summer National Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Cleveland, OH, August, 1982.
  91. “Biological Oxidation of Fe(II) by T. ferrooxidans in a Sequencing Batch Reactor,” T.L. Theis, L.H. Ketchum, Jr. and R.L. Irvine, for Bureau of Mines, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., Contract No. J0100079, August, 1982.
  92. “Full-Scale Study of Sequencing Batch Reactors,” R.L. Irvine and L.H. Ketchum, Jr., for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH, Contract No. R-806598, July, 1982.
  93. “Bench-Scale Performance of a Biological Sequencing Batch Reactor System for the Oxidation of Ferrous Iron in Acid Mine Drainage,” J.F. Manning, Jr., T.L. Theis, J.O. Kebe and R.L. Irvine, presented by J.F. Manning at the 1982 Indiana Water Resources Association Symposium, South Bend, IN, June, 1982.
  94. “Use of Sequencing Batch Reactors in the Treatment of Industrial Wastes,” R.L. Irvine, 74th Annual American Institute of Chemical Engineers Meeting in New Orleans, LA, November 8-12, 1981.
  95. “Nitrogen Removal in a Low Loaded Single Tank Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR),” J.C. Palis and R.L. Irvine, presented by J.C. Palis at the 73rd Annual Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chicago, IL, November 1980.
  96. “Overland Flow Treatment of Poultry Processing Wastewater in Cold Climates,” L.H. Ketchum, Jr., A.J. Cunningham and R.L. Irvine, for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, R.S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory, Ada, OK, July, 1980.
  97. (I) ”A Discussion of ‘Kinetics of Biological Fluidized Bed Wastewater Denitrification’,” R.L. Irvine, 10th International Association on Water Pollution Research Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June, 1980.
  98. “Autotrophic Oxidation of Iron (II) by T. ferrooxidans in a Sequencing Batch Reactor,” B.D. Carter, T.L. Theis and R.L. Irvine, presented by B.D. Carter at the 52nd Annual Water Pollution Control Conference, Houston, TX, October, 1979.
  99. “Application of Sequencing Batch Reactors for Treatment of Municipal and Industrial Wastewaters,” Final Report, National Science Foundation, October, 1979.
  100. “Sequencing Batch Reactor Application to Industrial Waste Treatment,” J.E. Alleman, R.L. Irvine and R.W. Dennis, presented by J.E. Alleman at the 11th mid-Atlantic Industrial Waste Conference, University Park, PA, July, 1979.
  101. “A New Technology in Wastewater Treatment for Small Communities,” L.H. Ketchum, Jr. and R.L. Irvine, presented by L.H. Ketchum, Jr. at the 42nd Annual Water Pollution Control Association, Inc. Conference, Indianapolis, IN, November, 1979.
  102. “Modification of Existing Treatment Facilities to Sequencing Batch Treatment,” R.L. Irvine and L.H. Ketchum, Jr., 86th National American Institute of Chemical Engineering Meeting in Houston, TX, April, 1979.
  103. “Nitrification and Denitrification in Sequencing Batch Reactors,” R.L. Irvine, J.E. Alleman and G. Miller, 51st Annual Water Pollution Control Conference, Anaheim, CA, October, 1978.
  104. “Rural Waste Treatment,” R.L. Irvine, L.H. Ketchum, Jr., and T.L. Theis, Joint Presentation, American Society of Civil Engineers, Indiana Section, 1978 Annual Meeting, Turkey Run State Park, Marshall, IN, September, 1978.
  105. “Sequencing Batch Treatment of Wastewaters in Rural Areas,” R.L. Irvine, G. Miller and A.S. Bhamrah, 50th Annual Water Pollution Control Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October, 1977.
  106. “First Annual Report – Application of Sequencing Batch Reactors for Treatment of Municipal and Industrial Wastewater,” R.L. Irvine, for NSF/RANN, August, 1977.
  107. “Application of Sequencing Batch Reactors for Treatment of Municipal and Industrial Wastewaters,” R.L. Irvine, for NSF/RANN, February, 1977.
  108. “Development and Application of Trickling Filters,” R.L. Irvine, 82nd National American Institute of Chemical Engineering Meeting in Atlantic City, NJ, August, 1976.
  109. (I) “The Use of Fly Ash in Lake Restoration,” R.L. Irvine, T.L. Theis, Q.E. Ross, and R.W. Greene, Second Annual National Conference of Environmental Engineering Research, Development and Design, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, July, 1975.
  110. “The Effects of Offshore Sand and Gravel Mining on Biological Communities,” R.L. Irvine, for IHC HOLLAND, Dredger Division, April, 1974.
  111. “Investigation of Performance Characteristics and Additional Facility Needs for the Activated Sludge System at Peekskill, NY,” R.L. Irvine, for Standard Brands, Inc., November, 1972.
  112. “Supplement of Results Reported in Permit Application for Lovett Generating Station,” R.L. Irvine, for Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., May, 1972.
  113. “Evaluation of the Bottom Deposits in Ticonderoga Bay, Lake Champlain, New York,” R.L. Irvine, for International Paper Company, December, 1971.
  114. “Use of Specific Removal Patterns in the Design of Completely Mixed Activated Sludge Systems,” R.L. Irvine, R.T. Keegan, W.D. Langley, and R.C. Catchings, 70th National American Institute of Chemical Engineering Meeting in Atlantic City, NJ, August, 1971.
  115. “Wastewater Treatment Cost Models and Required Parameters,” W.W. Eckenfelder and R.L. Irvine, for the Galveston Bay Study Interagency Contracts IAC (68-69)-237 and IAC (68-69)-244, July, 1971.
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  117. “The Biological Removal of Organics Under Variable Salinity Conditions,” T.A. Mahmoud, W.B. Davis and R.L. Irvine, presented by T.A. Mahmoud at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, the University of Rhode Island, August, 1970.
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  120. “Biological Utilization of Polymers Using a Partially Ruptured Bacterial System,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Rice University, September, 1968.
  121. “Analysis of a New Technique for the Determination of Oxygen Uptake Rates at Different Temperatures for Benthal System,” R.L. Irvine, M.S. Thesis, Tufts University, August, 1965.