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  • PhD thesis Dr. Usman Rehman, co-founder of AM-TEAM; Next generation bioreactor models for wastewater treatment systems by means of detailed combined modelling of mixing and biokinetics, 2016 [DOWNLOAD]
  • PhD thesis Dr. Wim Audenaert, co-founder of AM-TEAM; Modelling and experimental investigation of ozonation and AOPs [DOWNLOAD]
  • BIOMATH Ghent University, Prof. Ingmar Nopens: Overview of advanced modelling R&D [DOWNLOAD]

Water and wastewater treatment

  • NEW Chys M, Audenaert W, et al. 2018 Surrogate-Based Correlation Models in View of Real-Time Control of Ozonation of Secondary Treated Municipal Wastewater - Model Development and Dynamic Validation Environmental Science & Technology. 51:14233-14243 Email us for full text
  • NEW Chys M, Audenaert W, et al. 2018. Dynamic validation of online applied and surrogate-based models for tertiary ozonation on pilot-scale Chemosphere. 196:494-501 Email us for full text
  • NEW Arnaldos M, Rehman U, Audenaert W, Naessens W, Amerlinck Y, Nopens I. 2018. Understanding the effects of bulk mixing on the determination of the affinity index: consequences for process operation and design Water Science & Technology. 77(3):576-588 Email us for full text
  • NEW Rehman U, Audenaert W, Amerlinck Y, Maere T, Arnaldos M, Nopens I. 2018. How well-mixed is well mixed? Hydrodynamic – biokinetic model integration in an aerated tank of a full scale water resource recovery facility. Water Science & Technology. Email us for full text
  • NEW Chys M, Demeestere K, Nopens I, Audenaert W, Van Hulle S. 2018 Municipal wastewater effluent characterization and variability analysis in view of an ozone dose control strategy during tertiary treatment: The status in Belgium Science of the Total Environment. 625:1198-1207 Email us for full text
2017 and earlier
  • Nopens I, Samstag R, Wicks J, Laurent J, Rehman U, Potier O. 2017. To Mix, or Not to Mix, That Is the Question. Book chapter Frontiers in Wastewater Treatment and Modelling, pp.677-683 Email us for full text
  • De Mulder C, Rehman U, Audenaert W, Nopens I. 2017. Sensor location in WRRFs: easy change, big win. ICA Conference 2017, Québec, Canada. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Samstag R, Ducoste, J, Griborio, A, Nopens I, Batstone D, Wicks, J, Saunders S, Wicklein E, Kenny G, Laurent J. 2016. CFD for wastewater treatment: an overview. Water Science & Technology 74(3). [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Nopens I, Torfs E, Ducoste J, Vanrolleghem PA, Gernaey KV. 2015. Population balance models: a useful complementary modelling framework for future WWTP modelling. Water Science & Technology. 71(2):159-167. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Arnaldos M, Amerlinck Y, Rehman U, Van Hoey S, Naessens W, Nopens I. 2015. From the affinity constant to the half-saturation index: Understanding conventional modeling concepts in novel wastewater treatment processes. Water Research. 70:458-470 [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Rehman U, Veskivar M, Maere T, Guo L, Vanrolleghem PA, Nopens I. 2015. Effect of sensor location on controller performance in a wastewater treatment plant. Water Science & Technology. 71(5) [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Gila A, Beltran G, Bejaoui MA, Sanchez S, Nopens I, Jimenez A. 2015. Modeling the settling behavior in virgin olive oil from a horizontal screw solid bowl. Journal of Food Engineering. 168(2016):148-153. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Hitsov I, Maere T, De Sitter K, Dotremont C, Nopens I. 2015. Modelling approaches in membrane distillation: A critical review. Separation and Purification Technology. 142(2015):48-64. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Laurent J, Samstag RW, Ducoste JM, Griborio A, Nopens I, Batstone DJ, Wicks JD, Saunders S, Potier O. 2014. A protocol for the use of computational fluid dynamics as a supportive tool for wastewater treatment plant modelling. Water Science & Technology. 70(10):1575-1584. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Van Hulle S, Vesvikar M, Poutiainen HA, Nopens I. 2014. Importance of scale and hydrodynamics for modeling anaerobic digester performance. Chemical Engineering Journal. 255:71–77. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Alvarado A, Veskivar M, Cisneros, Juan F, Maere T, Goethals P, Nopens I. 2013. CFD study to determine the optimal configuration of aerators in a full-scale waste stabilization pond. Water Research. 47(2013):4528-4537. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Ratkovich N, Horn W, Helmus FP, Rosenberger S, Naessens W, Nopens I, Bentzen TR. 2013. Activated sludge rheology: A critical review on data collection and modelling. Water Research. 47(2):463-482. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Audenaert W.T.M., Vandevelde M., · Van Hulle S.W.H., · Nopens I. 2013. Impact of Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) on Parameter Sensitivity of a Kinetic Ozone Decomposition Model Ozone: Science and Engineering. 35:338–349 [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Audenaert W.T.M., Vandierendonck, D., · Van Hulle S.W.H., · Nopens I. 2013. Comparison of ozone and HO induced conversion of effluent organic matter (EfOM) using ozonation and UV/H2O2 treatment Water Research. 47(7):2387-2398 [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Naessens W, Maere T, Ratkovich N, Vedantam S, Nopens I. 2012. Critical review of membrane bioreactor models - Part 2: Hydrodynamic and integrated models. Bioresource Technology. 122((1)):107-118. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Alvarado A, Sanchez E, Durazno G, Veskivar M, Nopens I. 2012. CFD analysis of sludge accumulation and hydraulic performance of a waste stabilization pond. Water Science & Technology. 66(11):2370-2377. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Yang J, Vedantam S, Spanjers H, Nopens I, van Lier JB. 2012. Analysis of mass transfer characteristics in a tubular membrane using CFD modeling. Water Research. 46(15):4705-4712. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Alvarado A, Vedantam S, Goethals P, Nopens I. 2012. A compartmental model to describe hydraulics in a full-scale waste stabilization pond. Water Research. 46(1):[521-530] [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Ratkovich N, Berube P, Nopens I. 2011. Assessment of mass transfer coefficients in coalescing slug flow in vertical pipes and applications to tubular airlift membrane bioreactors. Chemical Engineering Science. 66(6):1254-1268. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Ratkovich N, Chan C, Berube P, Nopens I. 2011. Analysis of shear stress and energy consumption in a tubular airlift membrane system. Water Science and Technology. 64(1):189-198. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Audenaert W.T.M., Vermeersch, Y., · Van Hulle S.W.H., · Nopens I. 2011. Application of a mechanistic UV/hydrogen peroxide model at full-scale: Sensitivity analysis, calibration and performance evaluation Chemical Engineering Journal. 171(1):113-126. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Audenaert W.T.M., Callewaert M., · Van Hulle S.W.H., · Nopens I. 2010. Full-scale Modelling of an Ozone Reactor for Drinking Water Treatment Chemical Engineering Journal. 157(2-3):551-557. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Ratkovich N, Chan CCV, Berube P, Nopens I. 2010. Investigation of the effect of viscosity on slug flow in airlift tubular membranes in search of a sludge surrogate. Water Science and Technology. 61(7):1801-1809. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Ratkovich N, Chan CCV, Berube P, Nopens I. 2009. Experimental study and CFD modelling of a two-phase slug flow for an airlift tubular membrane. Chemical Engineering Science. 64(16):3576-3584. [FULL TEXT LINK]
  • Nopens I,Briesen H, Ducoste J. 2009. Celebrating a milestone in Population Balance Modeling. Chemical Engineering Science. 64(4):627-627. [FULL TEXT LINK]