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Publications

2020

  1. Owaes, M., Gaur, R. Z., Hasan, M. N., Gani, K. M., Kumari, S., Bux, F., Khan A.A. and Kazmi, A. A. (2020). Performance assessment of aerobic granulation for the post treatment of anaerobic effluents. Environmental Technology and Innovation, 17, 100588.
  2. Gani, K. M., Nazir, F. U., Kumari, S., Bux, F. and Kazmi, A. A. (2020). Role of treatment configuration in simultaneous removal of priority phthalic acid esters and nitrogen in a post anoxic integrated biofilm activated sludge system. Science of the Total Environment, 702, 134733.
  3. Ahmad Ansari, F., Nasr, M., Guldhe, A., Kumar Gupta, S., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2020). Techno-economic feasibility of algal aquaculture via fish and biodiesel production pathways: A commercial-scale application. Science of the Total Environment, 704, 135259.
  4. Amoah, I. D., Singh, G., Troell, K., Reddy, P., Stenström, T. A. and Bux, F. (2020). Comparative assessment of DNA extraction procedures for Ascaris spp. eggs. Journal of Helminthology, 94, e78. doi:10.1017/S0022149X19000683

2019

  1. Odinga, C., Mthembu, M.S., Bux, F. and Swalaha, F.M. (2019). Rhizofiltration system consisting of Phragmites australis and Kyllinga nemoralis efficiently removes metals and pathogenic microorganisms from wastewater. Desalination and Water Treatment. 169, 120-132.
  2. Gani, K. M., Bux, F. and Kazmi, A. A. (2019). Diethylhexyl phthalate removal in full scale activated sludge plants: Effect of operational parameters. Chemosphere, 234, 885-892.
  3. Faleye, A. C., Adegoke, A. A., Ramluckan, K., Fick, J., Bux, F. and Stenström, T. A. (2019). Concentration and reduction of antibiotic residues in selected wastewater treatment plants and receiving waterbodies in Durban, South Africa. Science of The Total Environment. 678, 10-20.
  4. Mthethwa,N.P, Mahmoud, N., Bux,F., Kiambi S.L. and Kumari,S. (2019). (Central composite design for optimization of biohydrogen fermentation from Pistia stratiotes (aquatic weed) using mixed and pure cultures. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 44,17720-17731.
  5. Drewnowski, J., Remiszewska-Skwarek, A., Fudala-Ksiazek, S., Luczkiewicz, A., Kumari, S. and Bux, F. (2019). The evaluation of COD fractionation and modeling as a key factor for appropriate optimization and monitoring of modern cost-effective activated sludge systems. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, 54(8), 736-744
  6. Tawfik A., El‐Bery, H., Elsamadony, M., Kumari,S. and Bux, F. (2019). Upgrading continuous H2 gas recovery from rice straw hydrolysate via fermentation process amended with magnetite nanoparticles. International Journal of Energy Research. 43(8), 3516-3527.
  7. Ansari, F.A., Ravindran.B., Gupta, S.K., Nasr, M., Rawat, I. and Bux F. (2019). Techno-economic estimation of wastewater phycoremediation and environmental benefits using Scenedesmus obliquus microalgae. Journal of Environmental Management. 240, 293-302.
  8. Mogany, T., Kumari, S., Swalaha, F. M. and Bux, F. (2019). Extraction and characterisation of analytical grade C-phycocyanin from Euhalothece sp. Journal of Applied Phycology. 31(3), 1661-1674.
  9. Gasa,N.P, Nnadozie, C.F, Kosgey,K.E., Bux, F. and Kumari,S. Effect of ammonium to nitrite ratio on reactor performance and microbial population structure in anammox reactors. (2019). Environmental Technology, 1-16.
  10. Deepnarain, N., Nasr, M., Kumari, S., Stenström, T. A., Reddy, P., Pillay, K. and Bux, F. (2019). Decision tree for identification and prediction of filamentous bulking at full-scale activated sludge wastewater treatment plant. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 126, 25-34.
  11. Dall’Oglio, D., de Sousa, L., de Sousa, S., Garcia, M., Sousa, E., de Lima, S., Costa, P., Guldhe, A., Bux, F., de Moura, E. and de Moura, C. (2019). Using a Multivariate Approach to Compare Lipid Extraction Protocols from Microalgae Scenedesmus sp. Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society. 30 (3), 633-640.
  12. Yadav, M., Chavan, S. B., Singh, R., Bux, F. and Sharma, Y. C. (2019). Experimental study on emissions of algal biodiesel and its blends on a diesel engine. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 96, 160-168.
  13. Guldhe, A., Singh, P., Renuka, N. and Bux, F. (2019). Biodiesel synthesis from wastewater grown microalgal feedstock using enzymatic conversion: A greener approach. Fuel, 237, 1112-1118.
  14. Enitan, A. M., Kumari, S., Swalaha, F. M., Odiyo, J. O. and Bux, F. (2019). Microbiota of a Full-scale UASB Reactor Treating Brewery Wastewater Using Illumina MiSeq Sequencing. The Open Microbiology Journal, 13 (1), 1-9.
  15. Adeyemo, F. E., Singh, G., Reddy, P., Bux, F. and Stenström, T. A. (2019). Efficiency of chlorine and UV in the inactivation of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in wastewater. PLoS One, 14(5), e0216040. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0216040
  16. Gusain, D. and Bux, F. (2019). Synthesis of magnesium based metal organic framework by microwave hydrothermal process. Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 101, 172-176.
  17. Wu, L., Bux, F., et al., (2019). Global diversity and biogeography of bacterial communities in wastewater treatment plants. Nature Microbiology, 4, 1183-1195. doi:10.1038/s41564-019-0426-5
  18. Guldhe, A., Renuka, N., Singh, P. and Bux, F. (2019). Effect of phytohormones from different classes on gene expression of Chlorella sorokiniana under nitrogen limitation for enhanced biomass and lipid production. Algal Research, 40, 101518.
  19. Vannavong, N., Seidu, R., Stenström, T. A., Dada, N. and Overgaard, H. J. (2019). Dengue-like illness surveillance: a two-year longitudinal survey in suburban and rural communities in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and in Thailand. Western Pacific surveillance and response journal.10 (1), 15-24.
  20. Sarmiento-Senior, D., Matiz, M.I., Jaramillo-Gómez, J.F., Olano, V.A., Vargas, S.L., Alexander, N., Lenhart, A., Stenström, T.A. and Overgaard, H.J. 2019. Knowledge, attitudes and practices about dengue among pupils from rural schools in Colombia. Biomédica, 39, 478-490.
  21. Ramlal, P.S., Stenström, T.A., Munien, S., Amoah, I.D. and Buckley, C.A., 2019. Relationships between shared sanitation facilities and diarrhoeal and soil-transmitted helminth infections: an analytical review. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 9(2), 198-209.
  22. Johannessen, Å., Swartling, Å.G., Wamsler, C., Andersson, K., Arran, J.T., Vivas, D.I.H. and Stenström, T.A. 2019. Transforming urban water governance through social (triple‐loop) learning. Environmental Policy and Governance 29, 144–154.

2018

  1. Awolusi, O. O., Kumari, S. and Bux, F. (2018). Evaluation of Ammonia Oxidizing Bacterial Community Structure of a Municipal Activated Sludge Plant by 454 High-Throughput Pyrosequencing. Environmental Processes, 5(1), 43-57.
  2. Ansari, F. A., Gupta, S. K., Nasr, M., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2018). Evaluation of various cell drying and disruption techniques for sustainable metabolite extractions from microalgae grown in wastewater: A multivariate approach. Journal of Cleaner Production, 182, 634-643.
  3. Awolusi, O O., Nasr, M., Kumari, S. and Bux, F. (2018). Principal component analysis for interaction of wastewater characteristics and nitrifiers at a full-scale sludge plant. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 15(7), 1477-1490.
  4. Conco, T., Kumari, S., Stenström, T. and Bux, F. (2018). Epibiont growth on filamentous bacteria found in activated sludge: a morphological approach. Archives of Microbiology, 200 (3), 493-503.
  5. Enitan, A.M., Kumari, S., Odiyo, O.J., Bux, F. and Swalaha, F.M. Principal component analysis and characterization of methane community in a full-scale bioenergy producing UASB reactor treating brewery wastewater. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 108, 1-8
  6. Faleye, A. C., Adegoke, A. A., Ramluckan, K., Bux, F. and Stenström, T. A. (2018). Antibiotic Residue in the Aquatic Environment: Status in Africa. Open Chemistry, 16(1), 890-903.
  7. Gupta, S. K., Ansari, F. A., Nasr, M., Chabukdhara, M. and Bux, F. (2018). Multivariate analysis and health risk assessment of heavy metal contents in foodstuffs of Durban, South Africa. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 190 (3), 151.
  8. Gupta, S., Nayunigari, M. K., Guldhe, A., Ansari, F., Rawat, I., Nasr, M, and Bux, F. (2018). Wastewater to biofuels: Comprehensive evaluation of various flocculants on biochemical composition and yield of microalgae. Ecological Engineering, 117, 62-68
  9. Kumar Gupta, S., Kumar, N. M., Guldhe, A., Ahmad Ansari, F., Rawat, I., Nasr, M. and Bux, F. (2018). Wastewater to biofuels: Comprehensive evaluation ofvarious flocculants on biochemical composition and yield of microalgae. Ecological Engineering, 117, 62-68Mogany, T., Swalaha, F. M., Allam, M., Mtshali, P. S., Ismail, A., Kumari, S. and Bux, F. (2018). Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of an unique indigenous hypersaline unicellular cyanobacterium, Euhalothece sp. nov. Microbiological research, 211, 47-56.
  10. Mogany, T., Swalaha, F. M., Kumari, S. and Bux, F. (2018). Elucidating the role of nutrients in C-phycocyanin production by the halophilic cyanobacterium Euhalothece sp. Journal of Applied Phycology, 30 (4), 2259–227.
  11. Mthethwa, N. P., Nasr, M., Bux, F. and Kumari, S. (2018). Utilization of Pistia stratiotes (aquatic weed) for fermentative biohydrogen: Electron-equivalent balance, stoichiometry, and cost estimation. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43(17), 8243-8255.
  12. Renuka, N., Guldhe, A., Prasanna, R., Singh, P. and Bux, F. (2018). Microalgae as multi-functional options in modern agriculture: current trends, prospects and challenges. Biotechnology Advances, 36(4), 1255-1273.
  13. Renuka, N., Guldhe, A., Singh, P. and Bux, F. (2018). Combined effect of exogenous phytohormones on biomass and lipid production in Acutodesmus obliquus under nitrogen limitation. Energy Conversion and Management, 168, 522-528.
  14. L., Rawat. I., Zerrouki. D. and Bux. F. (2018). A novel organic dye-based approach to increase photon flux density for enhanced microalgal pigment production. Journal of cleaner production,198, 187-194.
  15. Adegoke, A. A., Amoah, I. D., Stenstrӧm, T. A., Verbyla, M. E. and Mihelcic, J. R. (2018). Epidemiological Evidence and Health Risks Associated With Agricultural Reuse of Partially Treated and Untreated Wastewater: A Review. Front Public Health, 6: 337. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2018.00337
  16. Adeyemo, F. E., Singh, G., Reddy, P. and Stenstrӧm, T. A. (2018). Methods for the detection of Cryptosporidium and Giardia: From microscopy to nucleic acid based tools in clinical and environmental regimes. Acta Tropica, 184, 15-28.
  17. Adegoke, A. A., Faleye, A. C., and Stenstrӧm, T. A. (2018). Residual antibiotics, antibiotic resistant superbugs and antibiotic resistance genes in surface water catchments: Public health impact. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C, 105, 177-183.
  18. Amoah, I. D., Adegoke, A. A. and Stenstrӧm, T. A. (2018). Soil-transmitted helminth infections associated with wastewater and sludge reuse: a review of current evidence. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 23(7), 692-703
  19. Amoah, I. D., Reddy, P., Seidu, R. and Stenstrӧm, T. A. (2018). Removal of helminth eggs by centralized and decentralized wastewater treatment plants in South Africa and Lesotho: health implications for direct and indirect exposure to the effluents. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 25(13), 12883-12895.
  20. Amoah, I. D., Reddy, P., Seidu, R. and Stenstrӧm, T. A. (2018). Concentration of soil-transmitted helminth eggs in sludge from South Africa and Senegal: A probabilistic estimation of infection risks associated with agricultural application. Journal of Environmental Management. 206, 1020–1027.
  21. Vannavong, N., Overgaard, H.J., Chareonviriyaphap, T., Dada, N., Rangsin, R., Sibounhom, A., Stenström, T.A. and Seidu, R. (2018). Assessing factors of E. coli contamination of household drinking water in suburban and rural Laos and Thailand. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 18(3), 886-900.

2017

  1. Guldhe, A., Moura, C.V.R., Singh, P., Rawat, I., Moura, E.M., Sharma, Y. and Bux F (2017). Conversion of microalgal lipids to biodiesel using Chromium-Aluminum mixed oxide as a heterogeneous solid acid catalyst. Renewable Energy. 105, 175-182.
  2. Ramsundar, P., Guldhe, A., Singh, P. and Bux F. (2017). Assessment of municipal wastewaters at various stages of treatment as potential growth media for microalgae under different modes of cultivation. Bioresource Technology. 227, 82-92.
  3. Ansari, F A., Singh, P., Guldhe, A. and Bux, F. (2017). Microalgal cultivation using aquaculture wastewater: Integrated high-quality biomass generation and nutrient remediation. Algal Research. 21, 169–177.
  4. Guldhe, A., Singh, P., Ansari, F.A., Singh, B. and Bux, F. (2017). Biodiesel synthesis form microalgal lipids using tungstated zirconia as a heterogeneous acid catalyst and its comparison with homogeneous acid and enzyme catalysts. Fuel. 187, 180-188.
  5. Guldhe, A., Ansari, F.A., Singh, P. and Bux, F. (2017). Heterotrophic cultivation of microalgae using aquaculture wastewater: A biorefinery concept for biomass production and nutrient remediation. Ecological Engineering. 99, 47-53.
  6. Renuka, N., Guldhe, A., Singh, P., Ansari, F., Rawat, I. and Bux F. (2017). Evaluating the potential of cytokinins for biomass and lipid enhancement in microalga Acutodesmus obliquus under nitrogen stress. Energy Conversion and Management. 140, 14-23
  7. Reddy, K., Nasr, M., Kumari, S., Kumar, S., Gupta, S., Enitan, A. and Bux F. (2017). Biohydrogen production from sugarcane bagasse hydrolysate: effects of pH, S/X, Fe2+ and magnetite nanoparticles. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 24(9) 8790-8804
  8. Farghaly, A., Tawfi,k A., Enitan, A. M, Kumari, S. and Bux, F. (2017). Polyhydroxyalkanoates production from fermented paperboard mill wastewater using acetate-enriched microbial culture. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 1-13
  9. Ansari, F A., Wahal, S., Gupta, S K., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2017). A Comparative Study on Biochemical Methane Potential of Algal Substrates: Implications of Biomass Pre-treatment and Product Extraction. Bioresource Technology. 234, 320-326
  10. Ansari, F A., Shriwastav, A., Gupta, S., Rawat, I. and Bux F. (2017). Exploration of microalgae biorefinery by optimizing sequential extraction of major metabolites from Scenedesmus obliquus. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 56, 3407–3412
  11. Sahoo, N K., Gupta, S., Ansari, F A., Rawat, I., Singh, P., Naik, S.N. and Bux, F. (2017). Sustainable Dewatering and Drying of Self-flocculating Microalgae and Study of Cake Properties. Journal of Cleaner Production. 159, 248-256
  12. Gupta, S K, Ansari, F A, Nasr M, Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2017). Cultivation of Chlorella sorokiniana and Scenedesmus obliquus in wastewater: Fuzzy intelligence for evaluation of growth parameters and metabolites extraction. Journal of Cleaner production. 147, 419-430
  13. Ansari, F A., Gupta, S K., Sriwastav, A, Guldhe, A., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2017). Evaluation of various solvent systems for lipid extraction from wet microalgal biomass and its effects on primary metabolites of lipid-extracted biomass. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 24, 15299–15307
  14. Nnadozie, C.F., Kumari, S. and Bux, F. (2017). Status of pathogens, antibiotic resistance genes and antibiotic residues in wastewater treatment systems. Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 1-25
  15. Singh, P., Kumari, S., Guldhe A., Singh, G. and Bux, F. (2017). ACCase and rbcL gene expression as a function of nutrient and metal stress for enhancing lipid productivity in Chlorella sorokiniana Energy Conversion and Management. 148, 809-819
  16. Guldhe, A., Kumari, S., Ramanna, L., Ramsundar, P., Singh, P., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2017). Prospects recent advancements and challenges different wastewater streams for microalgal cultivation. Journal of Environmental Management. 203, 299-315
  17. Singh, G., Sithebe, A., Enitan, A., Kumari, S., Bux, F. and Stenström, T A. (2017). Comparison of droplet digital PCR and quantitative PCR for the detection of Salmonella in sediments. Journal of Water and Health. 505-508
  18. Ramanna, L., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2017). Light enhancement strategies to improve the production of microalgae biomass. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 80, 765–773
  19. Bhola, V., Swalaha, F. M., Nasr, M. and Bux F. (2017). Fuzzy intelligence for investigating the correlation between growth performance and metabolic yields of a Chlorella sp. exposed to various flue gas schemes. Bioresource Technology. 1078-1086
  20. Ramsundar, P., Guldhe, A., Singh, P., Pillay, K. and Bux, F. (2017). Evaluation of waste activated sludge as a potential nutrient source for mixotrophic and heterotrophic cultivation of Chlorella sorokiniana. Algal Research. 28, 108-117
  21. Enitan, A.M., Adeyemo, J., Swalaha, F.M., Kumari, S. and Bux F. (2017). Optimization of biogas generation using anaerobic digestion models and computational intelligence approaches. Reviews in Chemical Engineering. 33, 309-335
  22. Srivastava, V., Gusain, D., Bux, F., Sharma, G.C. and Sharma, Y.C. (2017). Optimization of Important Process Parameters For The Removal of Cr (Vi) By A Modified Waste Material. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal. 16 (12) 2719-2730.
  23. Overgaard, H.J., Olano, V.A., Jaramillo, J.F., Matiz, M.I., Sarmiento, D., Stenstrӧm, T.A. and Alexander, N. (2017). A cross-sectional survey of Aedes aegypti immature abundance in urban and rural household containers in central Colombia. Parasites & Vectors, 10(1), 356.
  24. Vannavong, N., Seidu, R., Stenstrӧm, T.A., Dada, N., Overgaard, H.J. (2017). Effects of socio-demographic characteristics and household water management on Aedes aegypti production in suburban and rural villages in Laos and Thailand. Parasites & Vectors, 10(1), 170.
  25. Adegoke, A.A., Stenstrӧm, T.A., Okoh, A.I. (2017). Stenotrophomonas maltophilia as an Emerging Ubiquitous Pathogen: Looking Beyond Contemporary Antibiotic Therapy. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8: 2276 DOI10.3389/fmicb.2017.02276.
  26. Amoah, I.D., Reddy, P., Stenström, T.A. 2017. Effect of reagents used during detection and quantification of Ascaris suum in environmental samples on egg viability. Water Science and Technology, 76 (9), 2389-2400.
  27. Amoah, I.D., Singh, G., Stenstrӧm, T.A., Reddy, P. (2017). Detection and quantification of soil-transmitted helminths in environmental samples: A review of current state-of-the-art and future perspectives. Acta Trop, 169, 187-201.
  28. Cabezas, L., Cabanzo, W., Sandra Vargas, Fernando Santa, Juan Felipe Jaramillo, Víctor Alberto Olano and Stenstrӧm, T.A. (2017). Distribución espacial de Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) en el área rural de dos municipios de Cundinamarca, Colombia. Biomédica 37(2), 41-49.
  29. Singh, G., Manohar, M., Adegoke, A.A., Stenström, T.A. and Shanker, R. (2017). Novel aptamer-linked nanoconjugate approach for detection of waterborne bacterial pathogens: an update. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 19 (1) 4.
  30. Adegoke, A.A., Faleye, A.C., Singh, G. and Stenstrӧm, T.A. (2017). Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs: Assessment of the Interrelationship of Occurrence in Clinical Settings and Environmental Niches. Molecules, 22(1) 29.

2016

  1. Awolusi, O.O., Kumari S. and Bux, F. (2016) Artificial intelligence for the evaluation of operational parameters influencing nitrification and nitrifiers in an activated sludge process. Microbial Ecology 72(1), 49-63
  2. Bhola, V.K., Swalaha, F.M., Nasr, M., Kumari, S. and Bux, F. (2016). Physiological responses of carbon-sequestering microalgae to elevated carbon regimes. European Journal of Phycology, 51(4), 401-412.
  3. Dahmani, S., Zerrouki, D., Ramanna, L., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2016). Cultivation of Chlorella pyrenoidosa in outdoor open raceway pond using domestic wastewater as medium in arid desert region. Bioresource Technology. 219, 749–752
  4. Elreedy, A., Tawfik, A., Enitan, A., Kumari, S. and Bux, F. (2016) Pathways of 3-biofuels (hydrogen, ethanol and methane) production from petrochemical industry wastewater via anaerobic packed bed baffled reactor inoculated with mixed culture bacteria. Energy Conversion and Management 122, 119-130
  5. Guldhe, A., Singh, P., Kumari, S., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2016) Biodiesel synthesis from microalgae using immobilized Aspergillus niger whole cell lipase biocatalyst. Renewable Energy 85, 1002-1010
  6. Guldhe, A., Misra, R., Singh, P., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2016) An innovative electrochemical process to alleviate the challenges for harvesting of small size microalgae by using non-sacrificial carbon electrodes. Algal Research 19, 292- 298
  7. Gupta, S K., Ansari, F A., Shriwastav, A., Sahoo, N K., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2016) Dual role of Chlorella sorokiniana and Scenedesmus obliquus for sustainable wastewater treatment and biomass production for bio-fuels. Journal of Cleaner Production 115, 255-264
  8. Gupta, S; Kumar, N; Rohit M; Ansari, F; Dionysiou, D., Maity, A. and Bux, F. (2016) Performance evaluation of a novel polymeric composite synthesized for treatment of simulated textile wastewater. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55 (1), 13–20
  9. Ravindran, B., Kumari, S., Stenström T.A. and F. Bux. 2016. Evaluation of phytotoxicity effect on selected crops using treated and untreated wastewater from different configurative domestic wastewater plants. Environmental Technology 37:14, 1482-1489.
  10. Rodda, S.N., Stenström, T.A., Schmidt, S., Dent, M., Bux, F., Hanke, N., Buckley, C.A and Fennemore, C. (2016) Water security in South Africa: perceptions on public expectations and municipal obligations, governance and water re-use. Water SA 42 456-465
  11. Singh, P., Kumari, S., Guldhe, A., Misra, R., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2016) Trends and novel strategies for enhancing lipid accumulation and quality in microalgae. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 55, 1-16
  12. Singh, P., Guldhe, A., Kumari, S., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. (2016) Combined metals and EDTA control: An integrated and scalable lipid enhancement strategy to alleviate biomass constraints in microalgae under nitrogen limited conditions. Energy Conversion and Management 114, 100-109.
  13. Singh, V., Bux, F., and Sharma, Y, C. (2016) A low cost one pot synthesis of biodiesel from waste frying oil (WFO) using a novel material β– Potassium dizirconate (β-K2Zr2O5). Applied Energy, 172 23–33.
  14. Adegoke, A.A., Aiyegoro, O.A., Stenstrӧm, T.A. (2016). effect of interaction of methanol leaf extract of Spondias mombin (linn) and amoxicillin on some diarrheagenic Escherichia coli . Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 15(3), 475-480.
  15. Amoah, I.D., Abubakari, A., Stenstrӧm, T.A., Abaidoo, R.C., Seidu, R. (2016). Contribution of Wastewater Irrigation to Soil Transmitted Helminths Infection among Vegetable Farmers in Kumasi, Ghana.PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 10(12): e0005161.
  16. Overgaard, H.J., Alexander, N., Matiz, M.I., Jaramillo, J.F., Olano, V.A., Vargas, S., Sarmiento, D., Lenhart, A. and Stenstrӧm, T.A. (2016). A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce Diarrheal Disease and Dengue Entomological Risk Factors in Rural Primary Schools in Colombia. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,10(11): e0005106.
  17. Sharma, D., Sabela, M.I., Kanchi, S., Mdluli, P.S., Singh, G., Stenstrӧm, T.A. and Bisetty, K. 2016. Biosynthesis of ZnO nanoparticles using Jacaranda mimosifolia flowers extract: Synergistic antibacterial activity and molecular simulated facet specific adsorption studies. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, B: Biology, 162, 199-207.
  18. Singh, G., Vajpayee, P., Rani, N., Amoah, I.D., Stenstrӧm, T.A. and Shanker, R. (2016). Exploring the potential reservoirs of non-specific TEM beta lactamase (bla (TEM)) gene in the Indo-Gangetic region: A risk assessment approach to predict health hazards. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 314, 121-128.
  19. Perez-Castro, R., Castellanos, J.E., Olano, V.A., Matiz, M.I., Jaramillo, J.F., Vargas, S.L., Sarmiento, D.M., Stenstrӧm, T.A. and Overgaard, H.J. (2016). Detection of all four dengue serotypes in Aedes aegypti female mosquitoes collected in a rural area in Colombia. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 111(4), 233-40.
  20. Petterson, S.R., Stenstrӧm, T.A. and Ottoson, J. (2016). A theoretical approach to using faecal indicator data to model norovirus concentration in surface water for QMRA: Glomma River, Norway. Water Research, 91, 31-7.
  21. Adegoke, A.A. Okoh A.I. and Stenström, T.A. (2016). Antibiogram of Environmental Isolates of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus from Nkonkobe Municipality, South Africa. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 25(8): 3059-3065.

2015:

Guldhe A, Singh B, Mutanda T, Permaul K and Bux F. 2015. Advances in synthesis of biodiesel via enzyme catalysis: novel and sustainable approaches. Renewable and Sustainable Energy reviews. 41:1447-1464

Singh P, Guldhe A, Kumari S, Rawat I, Bux F. 2015. Investigation of combined effect of nitrogen, phosphorus and iron on lipid productivity of Ankistrodesmus falcatus KJ671624 using response surface methodology. Biochemical Engineering Journal 94:22-29

Surujlal-Naicker S, Gupta S. K, and Bux F. 2015. Evaluating the Acute Toxicity of Estrogen Hormones and Wastewater Effluents Using Vibrio fischeri. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 0: 1–15

Ansari F A,  Shriwastav A, Gupta S K, Rawat I, Guldhe A and Bux F. 2015 .Lipid Extracted Algae as a Source for Protein and Reduced Sugar: A Step Closer to the Biorefinary. Bioresource technology. 179: 559-564

Awolusi O O, Kumari S, Bux F. 2015. Ecophysiology of nitrifying communities in membrane bioreactors. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 12: 747-762.


2014:

Ramluckan K, Moodley K. G, Bux F. 2014. An evaluation of the efficacy of using selected solvents for the extraction of lipids from algal biomass by the Soxhlet extraction method. Fuel. 116:103-108

Singh B, Guldhe A, Rawat I, Bux F. 2014. Sustainable Approaches for Development of Biodiesel from Plants and Microalgae. Renewable and Sustainable Energy reviews. 29: 216–245

Bhola V, Ramanathan R. K, F Swalaha, M Singh, F Bux. 2014. Overview of the Potential of Microalgae for CO2 Sequestration. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. DOI 10.1007/s13762-013-0487-6

Guldhe A, Singh B, Rawat I, Ramluckan K and Bux F. 2014. Efficacy of drying and cell disruption techniques on lipid recovery from microalgae for biodiesel production. Fuel. 128:46–52

Enitan A. M, Kumari S, Swalaha F. M, Adeyemo J, Ramdhani N and Bux F. 2014. Kinetic Modelling and Characterization of Microbial Community Present in a Full-Scale UASB Reactor Treating Brewery Effluent. Microbial Ecology. 67: 358–368

Uwimpuhwe M , Reddy P, Barratt G and Bux F. 2014. The impact of hygiene and localised treatment on the quality of drinking water in Masaka, Rwanda, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, 49:4, 434-440, DOI: 10.1080/10934529.2014.854674

Gusain D, Bux F, Sharma Y. C. 2014. Abatement of chromium by adsorption on nanocrystalline zirconia using response surface methodology. Journal of Molecular Liquids 197:131–141

Enitan A. M, Swalaha F. M, Adeyemo J and Bux F. 2014.Characterization of brewery effluent composition from a beer producing industry in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 23(3): 693-701

Tawfik A, El-Bery H, Kumari S, Bux F. 2014. Use of mixed culture for photofermentaive hydrogen of dark fermentation effluent, Bioresource Technology. 168: 119–126

Nasr M, Tawfik A, Ookawara S , Suzuki M, Kumari S, Bux F. 2014. Continuous biohydrogen production from starch wastewater via sequential dark-photo fermentation with emphasize on maghemite nanoparticles. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiec.2014.03.011.(online)

Awolusi O.O , Kumari S, Bux F. 2014. Ecophysiology of nitrifying communities in membrane bioreactors. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. DOI 10.1007/s13762-014-0551-x.

Ramanna L, Guldhe A. S, Rawat I, and Bux F. 2014. The optimization of biomass and lipid yields of Chlorella sorokiniana when using wastewater supplemented with different nitrogen sources.Bioresource Technology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2014.03.064 (In press)

Gupta S. K, Kumar M, Guldhe A, Ansari F. A, Rawat I, Kanney K, Bux F. 2014. Design and development of polyamine polymer for harvesting microalgae for biofuels production. Environmental Conversion and Management. 85: 537–544

Guldhe A, Singh B, Rawat I, Bux F.  Synthesis of biodiesel from Scenedesmus sp. by microwave and ultrasound assisted in-situ transesterification using tungstated zirconia as a solid acid catalyst. Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 92:1503-1511

Misra R, Guldhe A, Rawat I, Bux F. 2014.  Electrochemical harvesting process for microalgae by using non-sacrificial carbon electrode: A sustainable approach for biodiesel production. Chemical Engineering Journal. 255: 327–333

Kumar N. M, Gupta S.K, Varaprasad K, Kanny K, Bux F. 2014. Evaluation of scale inhibition (calcium carbonate and calcium sulphate) efficiencies of newly developed poly (aspartic acid-citric acid) copolymer Environmental Technology – Manuscript ID TENT-TENT-2013-1360 (Accepted)

Gupta S. K, Chabukdhara M, Singh J, and Bux F. 2014. Evaluation and Potential Health Hazard of Selected Metals in Water, Sediments, and Fish from the Gomti River. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment Journal. 10:49–55

Gupta S. K, Chabukdhara M, Kumar P, Singh J,  Bux F. 2014. Evaluation of ecological risk of metal contamination in river Gomti: a biomonitoring approach. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. (Accepted)

Singh P, Guldhe A, Kumari S and Bux F. 2014. Evaluation of lipid productivity Ankistrodesmus sp using response surface methodology. Bioresource Technology (Accepted)

Nayunigari M. K, Gupta S. K, Kokkarachedu V, K. Kanny & Bux F .2014. Development of anti-scale poly(aspartic acid–citric acid) dual polymer systems for water treatment, Environmental Technology, 35:(23) 2903-2909, DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2014.925510

Singh P, Guldhe A, Kumari S, Rawat I, Bux F. 2014. Investigation of combined effect of nitrogen, phosphorus and iron on lipid productivity of Ankistrodesmus falcatus KJ671624 using response surface methodology. Biochemical Engineering Journal. (Accepted)

Nasr M, Tawfik A , Ookawara S,  Suzuki M, Kumari S, Bux F. 2014. Continuous biohydrogen production from starch wastewater via sequential dark-photo fermentation with emphasize on maghemite nanoparticles. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiec.2014.03.011 (Accepted)

Awolusi O. O, Kumari S, Bux F.  2014. “Ecophysiology of nitrifying communities in membrane bioreactors.”International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. DOI 10.1007/s13762-014-0551-x (Accepted)

Surujlal-Naicker S, Gupta S. K and Bux F. 2014. Using ELISAs to investigate removal of hormone EDCs in WWTPs with different configurations in South Africa. International Journal of Human and Ecological Risk Assessment (Accepted)

Gupta S. K,  Chabukdhara M, Singh J, and  Bux F. 2014. Evaluation and Potential Health Hazard of Selected Metals in Water, Sediments, and Fish from the Gomti River. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment Journal (Accepted)

Shriwastav A, Gupta S. K, Ansari, F. A, Rawat I, and Faizal Bux .2014. Adaptability of Growth and Nutrient Uptake Potential of Chlorella sorokiniana with Variable Nutrient Loading. Bioresource Technology (Accepted)

Guldhe A, Singh B, Mutanda T, Permaul K and Bux F. Advances in synthesis of biodiesel via enzyme catalysis: novel and sustainable approaches. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Accepted)


2013:

Rawat I, Ramanathan R. K, Mutanda T, and Bux F. 2013. Biodiesel from Microalgae: A Critical Evaluation from Laboratory to Large Scale Production. Applied Energy. 103: 444–467

Naicker S. S and Bux F. 2013. Application of radio-immunoassays to assess the fate of estrogen EDCs in full scale wastewater treatment plants. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A. 48: 37-47

Kumari S, Chetty D, Ramdhani N and  Bux F. 2013. Phenol degrading ability of Rhodococcuspyrinidivorans and Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from activated sludge plants in South Africa. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A48: 947–953

Ramdhani, N., Sheena Kumari, S.K., Bux, F. 2013. Effect of process configurations on the distribution of Nitrosomonas-related AOB and Nitrobacter-related NOB in two full-scale biological nutrient removal (BNR) plants. Water Environment Research. Volume 85, Number 4, April 2013 , pp. 374-381(8)

Ramanathan R. K, Ramesh D, Mutanda T, Rawat I, Bux F. 2013. Thermal behaviour and pyrolytic characteristics of freshwater Scenedesmus sp. Biomass. Energy Sources Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental. (In press)

 El-Bery H, Tawfik A, Kumari S, Bux F. 2013. Effect of thermal pretreatment of inoculum sludge on enhanced biohydrogen production from pretreated rice straw in a mesophilic anaerobic baffled reactor. Environmental Technology. 34 (13-14) 1965-1972.

Gupta S. K, Kumari S, Reddy K and Bux F. 2013. Trends in biohydrogen production: Major challenges and state of the art developments. Environmental technology. 34 (13-14), 1653-1670

Rawat I, Bhola V, Ramanathan R. K and Bux F. 2013. Improving the feasibility of producing biofuels from microalgae using wastewater. Environmental Technology. 34 (13-14), 1765-1775

Mthembu MS, Odinga CA, Swalaha FM and Bux F. 2013. Constructed wetlands: A future alternative wastewater treatment technology. African Journal of Biotechnology 12 (29): 4542-4553

Starkl M, Stenström T. A, Roma E, Phansalkar M, Srinivasan R.K. 2013. Evaluation of sanitation and wastewater treatment technologies: case studies from India. Journal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development. 3, 1-11

Seidu R, Sjølander I, Abubakari A, Amoah D, Larbi J. A and Stenström T. A. 2013. Modelling the die-off E.coli and Ascaris in wastewater irrigated vegetables: implications for microbial health risk reduction associated with irrigation cessation. Water and Science Technology 68(5) pp. 1013 – 1021

Starkl M, Brunner N and Stenström T. A. 2013. Why do Water and Sanitation Systems for the Poor Still Fail? Policy Analysis in Economically Advanced Developing Countries. Environmental Science and Technology. 47(12):6102-10

Dada N, Vannavong N, Seidu R, Lenhart A, Stenström T. A, Chareonviriyaphap T and Overgaard H. J. 2013. Relationship between Aedes Aegypti production and occurrence of Escherichia coli in domestic water storage containers in rural and suburban villages in Thailand and Laos. Acta tropica.  126(3):177-85.

Seidu R, Löfman O, Drechesel P and Stenström T. A. 2013. Risk factor analysis of diarrhoel disease incidence in faecal sludge-applying farmers’ households in Tamale, Ghana. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 3, 134-143.

Seidu R, Stenström T. A and Löfman O. 2013. A comparative cohort study of the effect of rainfall and temperature on diarrhoeal disease in faecal sludge and non-faecal sludge applying communities, Northern Ghana. Journal of Water and Climate Change, 4, 90-102.


2012:

Govender T, Ramanna L, Rawat I, Bux F .2012. Bodipy staining, an alternative to the Nile Red fluorescence method for the evaluation of intracellular lipids in microalgae. Bioresource Technology.114: 507-511


2011:

 Naidoo D, Kumari S. K. S  and Bux F. 2011. Characterization of Norcadiafarcanica, a filamentous bacterium isolated from foaming activated sludge samples. Water Environment Research. 83(6): 527-531.

Mutanda T, Ramesh D, Karthikeyan S, Kumari S. K. S, Anandaraj A and Bux F. 2011. Bioprospecting for the hyper lipid producing microalgal strains for sustainable biofuel production. Review manuscript. Bioresource  Technology special issue on microalgal biofuels. 102: 57–70.

White S, Anandaraj A, Bux F. 2011. Pam fluorometery as a tool to monitor microalgal nutrient stress and optimise biodiesel production. Bioresource Technology. 102: 1675-1682.

Bhola V, Ramesh D, Kumari S. K. S, Subburamu K, Sanniyasi E and Bux F. 2011. Effects of parameters affecting biomass yield and thermal behaviour of Chlorella vulgarisJournal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 111(3): 377-382.

Rawat I, Ramanathan R. K, Mutanda T. and Bux F. 2011. Dual role of microalgae: phycoremediation of domestic wastewater and biomass production for sustainable biofuels production. Applied Energy. 88: 3411-3424

Singh B, Bux F, Sharma Y.C.  2011. Comparison of homogeneous and heterogenous catalysis for synthesis of biodiesel from MIndicaoil. Chemical Industry & Chemical Engineering Quarterly. 17 (2):117−124

Mutanda, T, S. Karthikeyan, and F. Bux. 2011. The utilisation of post-chlorinated municipal domestic wastewater for biomass and lipids production by Chlorella sp. under batch conditions. Journal of Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 164:1126–1138.

Marrengane Z, Kumari S.K. S  and Bux F. 2011. Rapid quantification and  analysis of genetic diversity among Gordonia populations in foaming activated sludge treatment plants. Journal of Basic Microbiology. Vol 51. : 415-42


Book Chapters

2020

  1. Dubey, S., Gusain, D., Sharma, Y. C., & Bux, F. (2020). Chapter 15 – The occurrence of various types of disinfectant by-products (trihalomethanes, haloacetic acids, haloacetonitrile) in drinking water In: Disinfection By-products in Drinking Water, Prasad M. N. V. (Ed.) (pp. 371-391): Butterworth-Heinemann.

2019

  1. Adegoke, A., and Stenstrӧm, T. A. (2019). Onsite Sanitation: Soak Pits and Cesspits In: GWPP book within Section: Onsite (Non-Sewered) System Technologies: Waterless Onsite Systems, Rose J.B. and Jiménez-Cisneros B. (Ed.) Michigan State University, Lansing, E. MI, UNESCO.
  2. Adegoke, A. A., and Stenström, T. A. (2019). Chapter 17 – Metal oxide nanoparticles in removing residual pharmaceutical products and pathogens from water and wastewater In: Nanoparticles in Pharmacotherapy, Grumezescu A. M. (Ed.) (pp. 561-589): William Andrew Publishing.
  3. Adegoke, A. A., Singh, G., and Stenström, T. A. (2019). Chapter 16 – Biosensors for monitoring pharmaceutical nanocontaminants and drug resistant bacteria in surface water, subsurface water and wastewater effluent for reuse In: Nanoparticles in Pharmacotherapy, Grumezescu A. M. (Ed.) (pp. 525-559): William Andrew Publishing.
  4. Ansari, F.A. Gupta, S.K and Bux, F. (2019). Microalgae: A Biorefinary Approach to the Treatment of Aquaculture Wastewater.

2018

  1. Mthembu, M., Odinga, C., Swalaha, FM., and Bux, F. (2018). Bioremediation of Industrial Waste for Environmental Safety – Volume I: Industrial Waste and Its Management. Springer Nature Singapore
  2. Orner,K., Naughton, C., Stenström. T.A. (2018). PIT TOILETS (LATRINES). Chapter in Section: Onsite (Non-Sewered) System Technologies: Waterless Onsite Systems: Rose J.B. and Jiménez-Cisneros, B. (Eds) Global Water Pathogens Project http://www.waterpathogens.org (C. Haas, J.R. Mihelcic and M.E. Verbyla) (Eds) Part 4 Management Of Risk from Excreta and Wastewater) http://www.waterpathogens.org/book/anaerobic-sludge-blanket-reactors Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI, UNESCO.

2017

  1. Singh,G., SinghP., Guldhe, A.,Stenström, T.A., Bux,F. and Kumari,S. (2017). Biotechnological Intervention to Enhance the Potential Ability of Bioenergy Plants for Phytoremediation In: Phytoremediation Potential of Bioenergy Plants, (pp. 387-408) Springer Singapore,
  2. Guldhe, A., Ramluckan,K., Singh,P.,  Rawat,I., Mahalingam,S.K. and Bux,F (2017) Catalytic Conversion of Microalgal Lipids to Biodiesel: Overview and Recent Advances In: Algal Biofuels: Recent Advances and Future Prospects, Gupta, S. K, Malik, A and Bux, F (Eds.) Springer International Publishing AG, ISBN 978-3-319-51009-5.
  3. Ansari,F.A. Shekh, A.Y., Gupta,S.K and Bux,F. (2017) Microalgae for Biofuels: Applications, Process Constraints and Future Needs In: Algal Biofuels: Recent Advances and Future Prospects, Gupta, S. K, Malik, A and Bux,F. (Eds.) Springer International Publishing AG, ISBN 978-3-319-51009-5.
  1. Singh,G., Manohar,M., Arya, S.K., Siddiqui,W.A. and Stenström,T.A. (2017). Potential Biomedical Applications of Chitosan – and Chitosan based nanomaterials In: Chitosan Derivatives, Composites and Applications, Shakeel Ahmed and Saiqa Ikram (Eds) (pp. 385-408) Scrivener Publishing and Wiley, USA. DOI: 10.1002/9781119364849.ch14.
  2. Singh,G., Sharma,D., Stenström.T.A. (2017). Bionanocomposites in water and wastewater treatment. Biocomposites In : Biomedical and Environmental Applications, Ahmed,S Ikram ,S.,  Kanchi, S and  Bisetty,K (Eds) (pp. 327-359): Pan Stanford Publishing Ltd, business partner of CRC Press (Taylor and Francis) ISBN 978-981-4774-38-3 (Hardcover), 978-1-315-11080-6 (eBook).

2016

  1. Adegoke, A.A., Awolusi, O.O., Stenström, T.A. (2016). Organic Fertilizers: Public Health Intricacies, Organic Fertilizers – From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes, (Eds.) Larramendy, M.L.and Soloneski, S. IntechOpen.
  2. Singh, G., Stenström, T., Shanker, R. 2016. Quantification of viable Enterococcus spp., and Pseudomonas aeruginosa through propidium monoazide dye assisted qPCR array in surface water and sediments In: Microbes in the spotlight: recent progress in the understanding of beneficial and harmful microorganisms, Méndez-Vilas, A. (Ed) (pp. 121-125): Brown Walker Press. ISBN-10: 1627346120 ISBN-13: 9781627346122.
  3. Sithebe, A., Singh, G., Amoah, I., Stenström, T. (2016). A comparative microbiological assessment of the Isipingo River and Palmiet River in Kwa-Zulu Natal province to elucidate health risks. In: “Microbes in the spotlight: recent progress in the understanding of beneficial and harmful microorganisms, Méndez-Vilas, A. (Ed) Brown Walker Press, ISBN-10: 1627346120, ISBN-13: 9781627346122.
  4. Guldhe, A., Singh,B., Ansari,F.A.,  Sharma,Y. and Bux,F. (2016) Extraction and Conversion of Microalgal Lipids in Algal Biotechnology: Products and Processes,  Bux ,F and Yusuf, C.  (Eds) (pp. 91- 110: Springer, London, UK. ISBN: 978-3-319-12333-2.
  5. Gokal, J., Awolusi,O.O., Enitan, A.M., Kumari, S. and Bux, F. (2016). Molecular Characterization and Quantification of Microbial Communities in Wastewater Treatment Systems. Microbial Biotechnology: An Interdisciplinary Approach (pp 59-114).CRC Press,
  6. Rawat, I., Gupta, S.K., Shriwastav, A., Singh, P., Kumari, S. and Faizal Bux (2016) Microalgae Applications in Wastewater Treatment in Algal Biotechnology: Products and Processes.  Faizal Bux and Yusuf Chisti. (Eds) (pp. 249- 268): Springer, London, UK. ISBN: 978-3-319-12333-2.

2015

  1. Singh, P., Gupta, SK., Guldhe, A., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. 2015. Microalgae isolation and basic culturing techniques in: Handbook of Marine Microalgae: Biotechnology Advances. Se-kwon Kim (Ed) Academic Press, Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-12-800776-1 pages 43-54
  2. Gupta, SK., Shriwastav, A., Kumari, S., Ansari, F A., Malik, A. and Bux F 2015Phycoremediation of Emerging Contaminants in: Developments in Applied Phycology. Bhaskar Singh, Kuldeep Bauddh and Faizal Bux (eds), Springer New Delhi, India. ISBN 978-81-322-2639-0 pages 129-146
  3. Guldhe, A., Bhola, V., Rawat, I. and Bux F 2015. Carbon Dioxide Sequestration by Microalgae: Biorefinery Approach for Clean Energy and Environment in: Developments in Applied Phycology. Bhaskar Singh, Kuldeep Bauddh and Faizal Bux (eds), Springer New Delhi, India. ISBN 978-81-322-2639-0 pages 147-154
  4. Singh B, Guldhe A, Singh P, Singh A, Rawat I, Bux F. 2015. Sustainable production of biofuels from microalgae using a biorefinary approach in:  Applied Environmental Biotechnology: Present Scenario and Future Trends.  Garima Kaushik (ed) Springer ISBN 978-81-322-2122-7

2014

  1. Enitan A. M,  Adeyemo J, Olofintoye O. O, Bux F, Swalaha F. M. 2014. Multi-objective Optimization of Methane Producing UASB Reactor Using a Combined Pareto Multi–objective Differential Evolution Algorithm (CPMDE) in: EVOLVE – A Bridge between Probability, Set Oriented Numerics, and Evolutionary Computation V.  Alexandru-Adrian, Emilia Tantar, Jian-Qiao Sun, Wei Zhang, Qian Ding, Oliver Schütze, Michael Emmerich, Pierrick Legrand, Pierre Del Moral, Carlos A. Coello eds. Springer International Publishing.   Volume 288: 321-334. ISBN978-3-319-07494-8

2013

  1. Mutanda T. and Bux F. 2013. Enumeration of microalgal cells. Potential biotechnological applications of microalgae: Biodiesel and value added products. In Faizal Bux (Ed). Taylor and Francis, New York ISBN: 978-1-46-651529-1
  2. Rawat I, Ramanathan R. K and Bux F. 2013. Phycoremediation by high-rate algal ponds. Biotechnological Applications of Microalgae: Biodiesel and value-added products. In Faizal Bux (Ed). Taylor and Francis, New York ISBN: 978-1-46-651529-1
  3. Stenström T.A. 2013. Hygiene, a major challenge for source separation and decentralization. In: Larsen et al., 2013. Source Separation and Decentralization for Wastewater Management. IWA Pubil. Ch 11. ISBN: 978-1-84-339348-1
  4. Stenström T.A. 2013. Hygiene, a major challenge for source separation and decentralization. In: Larsen et al., 2013. Source Separation and Decentralization for Wastewater Management. IWA Pubil. Ch 11
  5. Stenström TA (acknowledged contributor) .2013. GAR Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. From Shared Risk to Shared Value, The Business Case for Disaster Risk Reduction, UN 2013 (ISBN 978-92-1-132038-1)

2012

  1. Mutanda T, Ramesh D, Anandaraj A, Bux F. 2012. Sustainable biodiesel production using wastewater streams and microalgae in South Africa in: Chemistry for sustainable development in Africa. Eds : Ameenah Gurib – Fakim & Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff, P 49-68. Coordinated by International Council for Science (ICSU). Springer-Verlag, Berlin, ISBN : 978-3-642-29642-0
  2. Murugesan S, Dhamotharan R, Ramanathan R. K, Mutanda T, Bux F. 2011 Phycoremediation: An Alternative for Cost-Effective Treatment of Waste Streams in: Microalgae: Biotechnology, Microbiology and Energy. Nova Publishers, New York: USA ISBN: 978-1-61324-625-2
  3. Stenström TA, Seidu R, Ekane N, Zurbrugg C. 2011. Microbial Exposure and Health Assessment in Sanitation Technologies and Systems. SEI-International. ISBN 978-91-86125-36-3

2011

  1. Schönning C, Stenström T A, Wallensten A, Davelid C, Holmberg M, Albihn A, Lindström A och Sörén K . 2011. SMITTSAMMA SJUKDOMAR OCH KLIMATFÖRÄNDRINGAR – redovisning av myndighetsgemensamt regeringsuppdrag 2010 (SMI 2011)
  2. Stenström TA, Seidu R, Ekane N, Zurbrugg C. 2011. Microbial Exposure and Health Assessment in Sanitation Technologies and Systems. SEI-International (Book ISBN 978-91-86125-36-3). 154 pages

Conferences

2015:

  • Guldhe, A., Misra, R., Singh, P., Rawat,I. and Bux, F. Efficient electrochemical process for the harvesting of small size microalgae by using nonsacrificial carbon electrodes. The 5th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. San Diego, USA 7-10 June 2015.
  • Guldhe, A., Singh, P., Kumari, S., Rawat, I., Permaul, K and Bux, F. Biocatalytic conversion of lipids from Scenedesmus obliquus to biodiesel using extracellular and intracellular lipases. The 5th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. San Diego, USA 7-10 June 2015.
  • Enitan, A. M., Kumari, S., Swalaha, F. M., Adeyemo, J. and Bux F. Microbial fingerprint at the different compartment of a full-scale UASB reactor treating brewery wastewater. Presented at the South African Young Water Professional (YWPs), Pretoria, South Africa, 16-18th November, 2015 (Oral presentation).
  • Enitan, A. M., Swalaha, F. M., Adeyemo, J. and Bux, F. Anaerobic model to enhance bioenergy production. Presented at the 16 WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium Integrated Water Resource Management and Infrastructure Planning for Water Security in Southern Africa,                           Mauritius 28 – 30th October 2015 (Poster presentation).
  • Awolusi, O O., Enitan, A M., Kumari, S. and Bux F. Nitrification efficiency and community structure of municipal activated sewage sludge. Presented at the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Rome, Italy, September 17-18, 2015.
  • Enitan, A M., Adeyemo, J., Kumari, S., Swalaha, F M and Bux F. Characterization of Brewery Wastewater Composition. International Journal of Environmental, Chemical, Ecological, Geological and Geophysical Engineering 9(9): 919-922.
  • Enitan, A. M., Swalaha, F. M., Adeyemo, J., Kumari, S. and Bux, F. Influential parameters on the performance of a full-scale UASB reactor and biomethane production during brewery wastewater treatment. Presented at the 16 WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium Integrated Water Resources Management and Infrastructure Planning for Water Security in Southern Africa,                          Mauritius 28 – 30th October 2015 (Oral presentation and publication in ISI                                     journal).
  • Enitan, AM., Adeyemo, J., Kumari, S., Swalaha, F M. and Bux F. Characterization of Brewery Wastewater Composition. Presented at the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Rome, Italy, September 17-18, 2015.

2014:

  • Enitan, A.M., Kumari, S.K., Swalaha, F.M. and Bux, F.  Use of mcrA-targeted real-time quantitative PCR for quantification of methanogenic communities in reactor treating brewery wastewater. International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ (IJAS) American Canadian Conference for Academic Disciplines. Toronto. 19 -22 May 2014 (Platform presentation).
  • Enitan, A.M., Kumari, S.K., Swalaha, F.M. and Bux, F. Efficiency of industrial scale anaerobic reactor treating brewery wastewater. Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA). Mbombela, Mpumalanga, South Africa. 25-29 May 25-29 2014 (Platform presentation).
  • Awolusi, O., Kumari, S.K. and Bux, F. Quantification of nitrifiers from wastewater samples using quantitative real time approach. Water Institute of South Africa (WISA) conference. May 2014 (Plat form presentation).
  • Misra, R., Guldhe, A., Singh, P., Rawat, I. and  Bux, F.  Electrochemical Microalgae harvesting process by using Non-Sacrificial Carbon Electrode: An Effective and Advance Option for Biodiesel Production. 4th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. 15-18 June 2014.
  • Deepnarain, N., Kumari, S.K., Pillay, K. and Bux, F. A Cumulative Logit Model To Control Filamentous Bulking In Wastewater Treatment Plants accepted for IWA World Water Congress Secretariat. Lisbon, Portugal. September 2014 (oral presentation).
  • Ramdhani, N., Kumari, S.K. and Bux, F. Comparison of quantitative PCR and flouresecnt in situ hybridization techniques to quantify nitrobacter from wastewater samples. IWA World Water Congress Secretariat. Lisbon, Portugal. September 2014
  • Gupta, S.K., Guldhe, A., Ansari, F.A., Rawat, I. and  Bux, F. Evaluation of microalgal flocculation efficiencies of Chitosan and its effects on lipid yield. International conference on Polymeric biomaterials, Bioengineering and biodiagnostics. New Delhi, India. 27-30 October 2014.

 

2013:

  • Stenstrom, T.A. and De France, J. Protocol on Water and Health, United Nations Economic Commission For Europe. Palais de Nation, Geneva and the The Sixth Meeting of The Task Force on Target Setting and Reporting. WHO, Geneva.  12-14 Feb 2013.
  • Guldhe, A.S., Singh, B., Mutanda, T., Permaul, K., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. Comparison of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalytic methods for biodiesel synthesis from chlorella vulgaris. The 3rdInternational Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. The Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Canada. 16-19 June 2013.
  •  Deepnarain, N., Kumari, S., Ramjith, J., Pillay, K. and Bux, F. A Predictive Model to minimize filamentous bulking in Wastewater Treatment Plants. International conference (Microbial Ecology and Water Engineering (MEWE). Ann Arbor, Michigan. 7-10 July 2013.
  •  Kumari, S., Pillay, K., Deepnarain, N., Gokal, J. and Bux, F. Microbial Population Database for Evaluating Biological Nutrient Removal Plants in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, Microbial Ecology and Water Engineering (MEWE) Conference. Ann Arbor, Michigan. 7- 10 July 2013 (Poster).
  •  Ramdhani, N., Santhosh, S.K. and Bux, F. Evaluation of Dominant Nitrifying Bacteria and their Nitrification Performance in Full-Scale BNR Plants. Microbial Ecology and Water Engineering (MEWE) conference. Ann Arbor, Michigan. 7-10 July 2013.
  •  Ramanna, L., Bhola, V.K., Rawat, I., Mutanda, T. and Bux, F. The effect of Nitrogen supplementation on domestic wastewater for the cultivation of microalgae for biodiesel production. The 5th International Conference on Applied Energy ICAE. Pretoria, South Africa Paper ID: ICAE2013-340. 1-4 July 2013.
  •  El-Bery, H., Tawfik, A., Kumari, S. and Bux, F. Microbial community analysis of mesophillic hydrogen producing consortia from pretreated rice straw in an anaerobic baffled reactor. The 5th International Conference on Applied Energy ICAE. Pretoria, South Africa Paper ID: ICAE2013-341. 1-4 July 2013.
  •  Guldhe, A., Singh,  B., Rawat, I., Ramluckan, K. and Bux, F. The efficacy of drying and cell disruption techniques on lipid recovery from microalgae for biodiesel production.The 5th International Conference on Applied Energy ICAE. Pretoria, South Africa Paper ID: ICAE2013-342. 1-4 July 2013.
  •  Bux, F. and Rawat, I. Keynote speaker.  Wastewater as a Resource for Algal Propagation. Algae Workshop. UKM PuriPuganga, UniversitiKebangsaan, Malaysia.  27-28 August 2013.
  •  Stenstrom, T.A. Status Quo on Health Risks Relating to Dysfunctional Sanitation. Seminar: Learning from WASH System Failures. Resilient Risk Reduction. World Water Week. Stockholm, Sweden. September 2013.
  •  Stenstrom, T.A. QMRA components, application, tools, and examples from the field. 17th International Water Association Health-Related Water Microbiology Symposium. Florianópolis, Brazil. 20 September 2013.
  •  Stenstrom, T.A. QMRA – The WHO Water Quality Guidelines. 17th International Water Association Health-Related Water Microbiology Symposium. Florianópolis, Brazil. 20 September 2013.
  • Peterson, S., Grellier, J., Stenstrom, T.A., Merilainen, P., Bucchini, L. and Nieuwenhuijsen, M.  Pathogens and DBPs in drinking water-integrating the scientific evidence to inform water safety management. In: WaterMicro 2011, Proceedings of 16th Health Related Water Microbiology Symposium. Rotorua, New Zealand. September 2011.
  • Mthembu, M.S., Odinga, C.A., Swalaha, F.M. and Bux F. The synergistic role of Phragmitesaustralis and Kyllinganemoralis in nutrient removal from a constructed rhizofilter system in Durban, South Africa. International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology – BioMicroWorld 2013. Madrid, Spain. 2-4 October 2013.
  •  Guldhe, A.S., Singh, B., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. Production of biodiesel from chlorella vulgaris lipids using a solid acid catalyst. Viswa Bharti University Conference, India. 16 November 2013.

2012:

  • Ramdhani, N., Santhosh, S.K. and Bux, F. Comparison of fish and quantitative PCR to study the distribution of Nitrobacter spp. in two full-scale wastewater treatment plants. The Water Institute of Southern Africa: Biennial Conference and Exhibition. Cape Town, South Africa. 6-10 May 2012.
  • Pillay, K., Swalaha, F.M. and Bux, F. Factors affecting competition between polyphosphate and glycogen accumulating organisms in enhanced biological phosphorus removal. The Water Institute of Southern Africa: Biennial Conference and Exhibition. Cape Town, South Africa. 6-10 May 2012 (poster).
  • Rawat, I. and Bux, F.  Scale Up of Microalgal Cultivation: Essential Knowledge Prior to Inoculation. The 2nd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. Westin San Diego, USA. 10-13 June 2012 (poster).
  •  Mutanda, T. and Bux, F. Sustainable utilization of wastewater streams for microalgal biomass propagation for biofuels production. The 2nd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. Westin San Diego, USA. 10-13 June 2012 (poster
  •  Ramluckan, K., Moodley, K.G. and Bux, F. An evaluation of the Automated Soxhlet Method for the extraction of lipids from algal biomass.The 2nd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. Westin San Diego, USA. 10-13 June 2012 (poster).
  •  Mutanda, T., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. Application of Municipal Domestic Wastewater for Microalgal Biomass Propagation for Biofuels Production. 20th EU Biomass conference and exhibition. Milano Convention Centre, MiCo, Milan, Italy. 18-22 June 2012.
  •  Seidu, R., Abubakari, A., Overgaard, H., Abaidoo, R.C. and Stenstrom, T.A. Wastewater irrigated farms as common denominator for the transmission of diarrhoeal, helminths and malaria diseases in urban Ghana. XIV International Congress of Entomology. Seoul, South Korea. 19-25 Aug 2012.
  •  Han, G., Johannessen, A., Palsson, A., Rosemarin, A., Ruben, C., Stenstrom, T.A., Swartling, A.  Enhancing urban resilience to extreme waters: The WASH & RESCUE Initiative. Proc 4th Int Disaster and Risk Conf (IDRC Davos 2012). Switzerland. 25-30 Aug 2012.
  •  Kumari, S.K., Deepnarain, N., Pillay, K. and Bux, F. Microbial population database for nutrient removal plants in Kwazulu Natal. Oral presentation for Inaugural eThwekini-University Research symposium (organized by Municipal Institute of Learning, MILE), UKZN Howard College, Durban, South Africa. September 2012.
  •  Ramdhani, N., Kumari, S.K. and  Bux, F. Nitrification performance evaluation and quantification of dominant nitrifying bacterial communities at two full-scale domestic wastewater treatment plants in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Busan,Korea. 16-21 September 2012.
  •  Deepnarain, N., Kumari, S.K. and  Bux, F.  Profiling of dominant filamentous bacteria in a full-scale wastewater treatment plant IWA Biennial World Water Congress and Exhibition. Busan, Korea. 16-21 September 2012.
  •  Matiz, M.I., Jaramillo, J. F., Olano, V.A., Sarmiento, D.M., Vargas, S., Lenhart, A.,  Alexander, N., Razak, S., Stenström, T.A. and Overgaard, Hans. Integrated interventions for dengue and diarrea in rural schools in two municipalities of Colombia. Water and Health: Science, Policy and Innovation. 29 Oct- 02 Nov. 2012.
  •  Rawat, I. and Bux, F.  Invited Plenary presentation. Cultivation of Algae for biofuels using wastewater. International Bioenergy Summit. New Delhi, India. 5-6 November 2012.
  •  Overgaard, H., Dada, N., Vannavong, N., Seidu, R., Rangsin, R., Theeraphap, C., Audrey, L. and Stenstrom, T.A. Dengue and diarrheal disease risk factors in rural and suburban villages. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Thailand and Laos. 11-15 November 2012.
  •  Overgaard, H., Alexander, Neal., Matiz, M.I., Jaramillo, J.F., Olano, V.A., Vargas, S., Sarmiento, D.M., Lenhart, A., Seidu, R., Stenstrom, T.A. Integrating dengue and diarrhea control in rural schools in Colombia: A cluster randomized controlled trial. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 11-15 November 2012.

2011:

  • Moonusamy, A., Kumari, S.K. and Bux, F. Microbial population dynamics of a submerged membrane bioreactor treating sugar wastewater. Singapore International Water Week. ICC, Singapore. Detailed paper on CD. 4-8 July 2011 (poster).
  •  Mutanda, T., Kumar, R.R., Nemukula, A., Rawat, I. and Bux, F. Biomass, Metabolite Accumulation and Morphological Characteristics of Chlorella vulgaris Cells Exposed to Different Free Chlorine Dosages. 1st International Conference on Algal Biomass Biofuels and Bioproducts. St. Louis, Missouri, USA. 17 – 20 July 2011 (poster).
  •  Nemukula, A., Mutanda, T.,  Dillschneider, R., Posten, C., Anandraj, A. and Bux, F. Growth kinetics of a hyper-saline Nannochloropsissalina as a function of light intensity and nutrient stress for extraction of high-value lipids and carotenoids. 1st International Conference on Algal Biomass Biofuels and Bioproducts. St. Louis, Missouri, USA. 17 – 20 July 2011 (poster).
  •  Moonusamy, A., Kumari, S.K. and Bux, F. Microbial community analysis of a Submerged Membrane Bioreactor (SMBR) and a Convention Activated Sludge (CAS) system treating industrial wastewater.2nd Regional Conference of Southern African Young Water Professionals (YWP). Pretoria, South Africa. 3-5 July 2011 (poster).
  •  Deepnarain, N., Kumari, S.K. and Bux, F. Profiling of dominant filamentous bacteria in a full-scale wastewater treatment plant.2nd Regional Conference of Southern African Young Water Professionals(YWP).Pretoria, South Africa. 3-5 July 2011 (poster).
  •  Ramdhani, N., Kumari, S. and Bux, F.  Ecology of Nitrosomonas-related AOB and Nitrobacter-related NOB in three activated sludge plants.2nd IWA Development Congress & Exhibition. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 21-24 November 2011 (poster).
  •  Bhola, V.K.,  Rawat, I., Mutanda, T. and Bux, F. Optimization of Nutritional Parameters for Maximal Biomass and Lipid Yield of Chlorella vulgaris within a Tubular Photobioreactor.2nd IWA Development Congress & Exhibition. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 21-24 November 2011 (poster).