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The key engineering developments related to this technology were discussed and presented to the scientific comunity in the following publications:

Bartrolí A; Pérez J; Carrera J. Applying ratio control in a continuous granular reactor to achieve full nitritation under stable operating conditions. Environmental Science and Technology 44 (2010) 8930–8935.

Bartrolí A; Carrera J; Pérez J. Bioaugmentation as a tool for improving the start-up and stability of a pilot-scale partial nitrification biofilm airlift reactor. Bioresource Technology 102 (2011) 4370–4375.

Other recent publications inside the same field from our research group (last update April 2012):

1.- SCI indexed articles: 

2012

Title: Effect of cerium dioxide, titanium dioxide, silver, and gold nanoparticles on the activity of microbial communities intended in wastewater treatment. Author(s): Garcia, Ana; Delgado, Lucia; Tora, Josep A.; et al.. Source: JOURNAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS Volume: 199 Pages: 64-72 Published: JAN 15 2012

2011

Title: Bioaugmentation as a tool for improving the start-up and stability of a pilot-scale partial nitrification biofilm airlift reactor. Author(s): Bartroli, A; Carrera, J; Perez, J. Source: BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY Volume: 102 Issue: 6 Pages: 4370-4375 Published: 2011

Title: Characterization of a p-nitrophenol-degrading mixed culture with an improved methodology of fluorescence in situ hybridization and confocal laser scanning microscopy Author(s): Eugenia Suarez-Ojeda, Maria; Monton, Helena; Roldan, Monica; et al. Source: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY Volume: 86 Issue: 11 Pages: 1405-1412 Published: NOV 2011

Title: Denitritation of a high-strength nitrite wastewater in a sequencing batch reactor using different organic carbon sources Author(s): Tora, Josep A.; Baeza, Juan A.; Carrera, Julian; et al. Source: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL Volume: 172 Issue: 2-3 Pages: 994-998 Published: AUG 15 2011

Title: Long-term starvation and subsequent reactivation of a high-rate partial nitrification activated sludge pilot plant Author(s): Tora, Josep A.; Lafuente, Javier; Baeza, Juan A.; et al. Source: BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY Volume: 102 Issue: 21 Pages: 9870-9875 Published: NOV 2011.

Title: Modelling the pH dependence of the kinetics of aerobic p-nitrophenol biodegradation Author(s): Carrera, J; Martin-Hernandez, M; Suarez-Ojeda, ME; et al.Source: JOURNAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS Volume: 186 Issue: 2-3 Pages: 1947-1953 Published: 2011

2010

Title: Combined effect of inorganic carbon limitation and inhibition by free ammonia and free nitrous acid on ammonia oxidizing bacteria Author(s): TORA, JA; LAFUENTE, J; BAEZA, JA; et al. Source: BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY Volume: 101 Issue: 15 Pages: 6051-6058 Published: AUG 2010. Times Cited: 3

Title: Inhibitory impact of quinone-like compounds over partial nitrification Author(s): SUAREZ-OJEDA, ME; GUISASOLA, A; CARRERA, J Source: CHEMOSPHERE Volume: 80 Issue: 4 Pages: 474-480 Published: JUN 2010

Title: Modelling aerobic granular SBR at variable COD/N ratios including accurate description of total solids concentration Author(s): VAZQUEZ-PADIN, JR; MOSQUERA-CORRAL, A; CAMPOS, JL; et al. Source: BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL Volume: 49 Issue: 2 Pages: 173-184 Published: APR 15 2010. Times Cited: 3

2009

Title: Automated thresholding method (ATM) for biomass fraction determination using FISH and confocal microscopy Author(s): JUBANY, I; LAFUENTE, J; CARRERA, J; et al. Source: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY Volume: 84 Issue: 8 Pages: 1140-1145 Published: AUG 2009. Times Cited: 14

Title: Calibration of a kinetic model for wet air oxidation (WAO) of substituted phenols: Influence of experimental data on model prediction and practical identifiabilityAuthor(s): SUAREZ-OJEDA, ME; METCALFE, IS; FONT, J; et al. Source: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL Volume: 150 Issue: 2-3 Pages: 328-336 Published: 2009. Times Cited: 3

Title: Enrichment of a K-strategist microbial population able to biodegrade p-nitrophenol in a sequencing batch reactor Author(s): MARTIN-HERNANDEZ, M; CARRERA, J; PEREZ, J; et al. Source: WATER RESEARCH Volume: 43 Issue: 15 Pages: 3871-3883 Published: AUG 2009. Times Cited: 9

Title: Expert control for a stable operation of a partial nitrification system to treat highly concentrated ammonium wastewater Author(s): JUBANY, I; CARRERA, J; LAFUENTE, J; et al. Source: WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Volume: 60 Issue: 5 Pages: 1191-1199 Published: 2009. Times Cited: 3

Title: Model-based study of nitrite accumulation with OUR control in two continuous nitrifying activated sludge configurations Author(s): JUBANY, I; BAEZA, JA; LAFUENTE, J; et al. Source: WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Volume: 60 Issue: 10 Pages: 2685-2693 Published: 2009. Times Cited: 1

Title: Total and stable washout of nitrite oxidizing bacteria from a nitrifying continuous activated sludge system using automatic control based on Oxygen Uptake Rate measurements Author(s): JUBANY, I; LAFUENTE, J; BAEZA, JA; et al. Source: WATER RESEARCH Volume: 43 Issue: 11 Pages: 2761-2772 Published: 2009. Times Cited: 19

Title: Conditions for Partial Nitrification in Biofilm Reactors and a Kinetic Explanation Author(s): PEREZ, J; COSTA, E; KREFT, JU Source: BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING Volume: 103 Issue: 2 Pages: 282-295 Published: 2009. Times Cited: 8

2008

Title: Start-up of a nitrification system with automatic control to treat highly concentrated ammonium wastewater: Experimental results and modeling Author(s): JUBANY, I; CARRERA, J; LAFUENTE, J; et al. Source: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL Volume: 144 Issue: 3 Pages: 407-419 Published: NOV 1 2008. Times Cited: 17

Title: Wet air oxidation (WAO) as a precursor to biological treatment of substituted phenols: Refractory nature of the WAO intermediates Author(s): SUAREZ-OJEDA, ME; CARRERA, J; METCALFE, IS; et al. Source: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL Volume: 144 Issue: 2 Pages: 205-212 Published: OCT 15 2008. Times Cited: 7.

Title: Distribution of Nitrosomonas europaea and Nitrobacter winogradskyi in an autotrophic nitrifying biofilm reactor as depicted by molecular analyses and mathematical modelling Author(s): Montras, A.; Pycke, B.; Boon, N.; et al. Source: WATER RESEARCH Volume: 42 Issue: 6-7 Pages: 1700-1714 Published: 2008. Times Cited: 6

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