Publications 2013

BioWin is used and referenced in papers throughout the industry. A sample of papers is provided below.



Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation 85th Annual Technical Exhibition & Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA, October 5-9, 2013.


  1. ASSESSING THE OPTIMUM SRT FOR ANAEROBIC DIGESTER WITH SLUDGE PRETREATMENT FOR SULFIDE CONTROL
    Bipro Ranjan Dhar, Elsayed Elbeshbishy, Hisham Hafez, George Nakhla, Madhumita B. Ray
  2. USE OF DYNAMIC MODELING FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT ACCEPTANCE TESTING
    Bruce R. Johnson, Gordon Culp, JB Neethling, Dwight Houweling, David Moss
  3. BNR/ENR MODEL CALIBRATION EXPERIENCE INDICATES DEVIATIONS IN KEY MODELING PARAMETERS AND LESSONS LEARNED
    Ron J. Latimer, Paul A. Pitt, Joe Rohrbacher, Katya Bilyk
  4. NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL FROM WASTEWATER EFFLUENT USING GREEN MICROALGA CHLORELLA VULGARIS: THEORETICAL UNDERSTANDING AND MODEL SIMULATION
    Jinsoo Kim, Joo-Youp Lee, Ting Lu, Patrick Dunlap, Andrew Shaw, James Barnard, Biju George, Deborah Metz
  5. MAXIMIZING GAS PRODUCTION AT BLUE PLAINS AWTP FOR HIGH-LOADED DIGESTION PROCESS
    Ryu Suzuki, Sudhir Murthy, Josh Mah, Bernhard Wett, John Novak, Matthew Higgins,Christine DeBarbadillo
  6. VERSATILE BIOREACTOR DESIGN REDUCES COST: HRSD VIP NUTRIENT REDUCTION
    Dave Kinnear, Tom Kochaba, Dan Hingley, Larry Hentz, Gary Jacobs, Bill M’Coy, JB Neethling, Charles Bott, Sami Ghosn, Kelly Lamp, J. Dano, Mardane McLemore, Dave Waltrip
  7. IMPLEMENTATION OF MONTANA’S 1ST MEMBRANE BIOREACTOR FACILITY
    Jeff Ashley
  8. CRASH COURSE FOR THE NEW EPA WET WEATHER STRESS TESTING PROTOCOL
    Dan Murray, Matt Crow, Al Sun
  9. NOVEL MICROC MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR BIOLOGICAL NITROGEN REMOVAL IN ACTIVATED SLUDGE SYSTEMS: INTRODUCTION OF THE MULTI HETEROTROPHIC-BIOMASS SIMULATION
    Mehran Andalib, Anthony Giovannone, John Copp, Paul Togna, Samuel Ledwell
  10. CFD MODELING OF ACTIVATED SLUDGE MIXING IN AN OXIDATION DITCH CONVERSION
    Edward Wicklein, Katy Rogers, Rob Hunt, Andre Gharagozian, Mark Cocke, Paul Roy
  11. MISCONCEPTIONS AND REALITIES OF ANAEROBIC SLUDGE DIGESTION PROCESS PERFORMANCE
    Richard M. Jones, Peter L. Dold
  12. INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO DOUBLE WET WEATHER CAPACITY FOR CSO AND SSO MITIGATION IN ONEIDA COUNTY, NEW YORK
    John D. Story, Mark Allenwood, Karl Schrantz, Steven Devan
  13. UTILIZING SIMULTANEOUS NITRIFICATION AND DENITRIFICATION IN BNR PLANTS TO THE MAXIMUM EFFECT
    James L. Barnard, Patrick Dunlap, Mark T. Steichen
  14. INVESTIGATION OF THE IMPACTS OF THERMAL ACTIVATED SLUDGE PRETREATMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF A PRETREATMENT MODEL
    Gillian Burger, Wayne Parker
  15. NEW (NUTRIENT, ENERGY, WATER) SUSTAINABILITY PRINCIPLES DRIVE TECHNOLOGY SELECTION IN ADVANCED WATER RECLAMATION APPLICATION
    Jeremy T. Kraemer, Srinivas Jalla, Chuck Crandall, Julian Sandino, Randall Boe, Todd Cleaver, Tyler Richards, Holly Elmendorf, Robert Harris
  16. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF USING GLYCERIN BASED ON EXPERIENCES AT FIVE FULL-SCALE BNR PLANTS
    Katya Bilyk, Wendell Khunjar, Joe Rohrbacher, Ron Latimer, Paul Pitt, Theresa Bruton, Charles Bott, Bill Balzer
  17. SUSTAINABILITY IN NUTRIENT REMOVAL: CO-COST AND CO-BENEFITS ASSOCIATED WITH ADVANCED NUTRIENT REMOVAL PROCESSES AND TECHNOLOGIES REVEALED BY COMPREHENSIVE LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT
    Sheikh Mokhlesur Rahman, Matthew J. Eckelman, Annalisa Onnis-Hayden, April Z. Gu
  18. WHEN DOES BUILDING AN MBR MAKE SENSE? HOW VARIATIONS OF LOCAL CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATING COST PARAMETERS IMPACT OVERALL PROJECT ECONOMICS
    Thor A. Young, Sebastian Smoot, Jeff Peeters, Pierre Cote
  19. THE SUCCESSFUL DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, AND COMMISSIONING OF A 0.5-MGD BIOLOGICAL NUTRIENT REMOVAL PILOT PLANT IN TEN MONTHS
    Graham Calciano, William Yu, Rion Merlo, Jill Teplin, Tom Mingee, Bob Witzgall, Kurt Ohlinger, Steve Ramberg, Mai-Tram Le, Jeremy Boyce, Mitch Maidrand, Rod Helm, Denny Parker
  20. MEETING GREENHOUSE GAS GOALS THROUGH EFFICIENT AERATION OPERATION
    Ray Kemp, Link Mueller, Shelley Trujillo, Kevin Keil
  21. HOW OVERSIZED BLOWER DESIGNS BECAME AN INDUSTRY STANDARD
    Tanja Rauch-Williams, Coenraad Pretorius, Rod Reardon
  22. THE USE OF ON-OFF AERATION TO ACHIEVE NITRIFICATION AND DENITRIFICATION IN A MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Christopher G. Schmit, Samuel Johnson, Mark Hierholzer
  23. EVALUATION OF A PILOT SCALE A/B PROCESS UTILIZING SND AND NITRITE SHUNT WITH A HYDROCYCLONE FOR IMPROVED SETTLEABILITY
    Ryder Bunce, Mark Miller, Pusker Regmi, Daniel Hingley, David Kinnear, Charles Bott
  24. OPERATING TWO PROCESS TRAINS IN PARALLEL TO ACHIEVE NUTRIENT REMOVAL: A TALE OF TWO PLANTS AT THE MUNICIPALITY OF EAST ST. PAUL
    Saibal Basu, Jamie Brewster, Don Winsor
  25. SIMULTANEOUS BIOLOGICAL NUTRIENT REMOVAL: A STATE-OF-THE-ART REVIEW
    Glen T. Daigger, Helen X. Littleton

Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, In Press.


  1. INVESTIGATING WASTEWATER MODELLING AS A TOOL TO PREDICT ANAEROBIC DECOMPOSITION AND BIOGAS YIELD OF ABATTOIR EFFLUENT
    Bernadette K. McCabe, Ihsan Hamawand, Craig Baillie

Applied Energy, In Press.


  1. A CASE STUDY FOR BIOGAS GENERATION FROM COVERED ANAEROBIC PONDS TREATING ABATTOIR WASTEWATER: INVESTIGATION OF POND PERFORMANCE AND POTENTIAL BIOGAS PRODUCTION
    Bernadette K. McCabe, Ihsan Hamawand, Peter Harris, Craig Baillie, Talal Yusaf