Publications

The members of the EMB strive for excellence in research and they believe in the utmost importance of disseminating their findings through publications in various venues.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

1.Taskin B., Gozen, A.G., Duran, M. 2011. "Selective quantification of viable Escherichia coli in biosolids by quantitative PCR with propidium monoazide modification", Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77(13):4329-4335.

2. Park, C., Bega, A., Unlu, C., Chadderton, R.A., McKean, W.R., Kohl, P.M., Hunt, J.A., Keaney, J., Willis, J.L. and Duran, M. 2010. "Acetoclastic methanogens in an anaerobic digester could be susceptible to trace metal supplementation", Water Science and Technology, 62(12):2905-2911.

3. Duran, M, Yurtsever, D., Dunaev, T. 2009."Choice of indicator organism and library size considerations for phenotypic microbial source tracking by FAME profiling", Water Science and Technology, 60(10):2659-2668.

4. Lefkowitz, J.R., Duran, M. 2009. "Changes in Antibiotic Resistance Patterns of Escherichia coli during Domestic Wastewater Treatment",Water Environment Research, 81(9):878-885.

5. Dunaev, T., Alanya, S., Duran, M. 2008. Use of RNA-based genotypic approaches for quantification of viable but nonculturable Salmonella sp. in biosolids", Water Science and Technology, 58(9):1823-1828.

6. Tepe, N., Yurtsever, D., Duran, M., Mehta, R.J., Bruno, C., and Punzi, V.L. 2008. "Odor control during post-digestion processing of biosolids through bioaugmentation of anaerobic digestion", Water Science and Technology, 57(4):589-594.

7. Tourlousse, D.M., Ahmad, F., Stedtfeld, R.D., Seyrig, G., Duran, M., Alm, E.W., Hashsham, S.A. 2008 (peer-reviewed literature review). "Detection and Occurrence of Indicator Organisms and  Pathogens" Water Environment Research, 80(10):898-928.

8. Albert, R.A., Archambault, J., Lempa, M., Hurst, B., Richardson, C., Gruenloh, S., Duran, M., Worliczek, H.L., Huber, B.E., Rossello-Mora, R., Schumann, P., and Busse, H.J. 2007. Proposal of Viridibacillus gen. nov. and reclassification of Bacillus arvi, Bacillus arenosi and Bacillus neidei as Viridibacillus arvi gen. nov., comb. nov., Viridibacillus arenosi comb. nov. and Viridibacillus neidei comb. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 57(12):2729-2737

9. Zitomer, D.H, Burns, R.T., Duran, M., and Vogel, D.S. 2007. "Effects of sanitizers, rumensin, and temperature on anaerobic digestion of biomass", Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 50(5):1807-1813.

10. Zitomer, D.H., Duran, M., Richard Albert, R. and Guven, E. 2007. "Thermophilic aerobic granular biomass for enhanced settleability", Water Research, 41(4):819-825.

11. Haznedaroglu, B.Z., Yurtsever, D., Lefkowitz, J.R., and Duran, M. 2007. "Phenotypic characterization of Escherichia coli through whole-cell fatty acid profiling to investigate host specificity", Water Research, 41(4):803-809.

12. Duran, M., Tepe, N., Yurtsever, D., Punzi, V.L., Bruno, C. and Mehta, R.J. 2006. "Bioaugmenting Anaerobic Digestion of Biosolids with Selected Strains of Bacillus, Pseudomonas, and Actinomycetes Species for Increased Methanogenesis and Odor Control" Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 73(4): 960-966.

13. Stedtfeld, R. D., Yurtsever, D., Duran, M., Alm, E. W., and Hashsham, S.A. 2006 (peer-reviewed literature review). "Detection and Occurrence of Indicator Organisms and Pathogens", Water Environment Research, 78(10):1054-1077.

14. Tepe, N., Shimko, L.A., and Duran, M. 2006. "Toxic Effects of Thiol-reactive Compounds on Anaerobic Biotransfromation" Bioresource Technology, 97(4):592-598.

13. Duran, M., Haznedaroglu, B.Z., and Zitomer, D.H. 2006. "Microbial Source Tracking Using Host Specific FAME Profiles of Fecal Coliforms" Water Research, 40(1): 67-74.

15. Haznedaroglu, B.Z., Zitomer, D.H., Hughes-Strange, G.B., and Duran, M. 2005. "Whole-cell Fatty Acid Composition of Total Coliforms to Predict Sources of Fecal Contamination" Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 131(10):1426-1432.

16. Duran, M., Alm, E. W., Stedtfeld, R. D., Haznedaroglu, B.Z., and Hashsham, S.A. 2005 (peer-reviewed literature review). "Detection and Occurrence of Indicator Organisms and Pathogens", Water Environment Research, 77(6):659-717.

17. Duran, M. and Tepe, N. 2004. "Co-Digestion with Waste Activated Sludge for Improved Methanogenesis from High Solids Industrial Waste" Environmental Technology, 25:919-927.

18. Hashsham, S.A., Alm, E. W., Stedtfeld, R. D., Traver, R. G., and Duran, M. 2004 (peer reviewed literature review). "Detection and Occurrence of Indicator Organisms and Pathogens", Water Environment Research, 76(6):531-604.

18. DiStefano, T.D., Baral, R., Duran, M., and Speece, R.E. 2001. "A Comparison of Complex Electron Donors for Anaerobic Dechlorination of PCE", Bioremediation Journal, 5(2):131-143.

19. Ugurlu, O., Duran, M., and Bayat, C. 2000. "Critical Performance Analysis of Four Full-Scale Anaerobic Processes", Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 9:617-622.

20. Duran, M. and Speece, R.E. 2000. "Perturbation of Anaerobic Fermentation by High Energy Substrates”, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 9:610-616.

21. Demirer, G.N., Duran, M., Erguder, T., Guven, E., and Ugurlu, O., and Tezel U. 2000. "Anaerobic Treatability and Biogas Production Potential Studies of Different Agro-Industrial Wastewaters in Turkey", Biodegradation, 11:401-405.

22. Duran, M. and Speece, R.E. 1999. "Biodegradability of Residual Organics in the Effluent of Anaerobic Processes", Environmental Technology, 20:597-605.

23. Duran, M. and Speece, R.E. 1998. "Staging of Anaerobic Processes for Reduction of Chronically High Concentrations of Volatile Fatty Acids", Water Environment Research, 70(2):241-248.

24. Duran, M. and Speece, R.E. 1997. "Temperature-Staged Anaerobic Processes", Environmental Technology, 18:747-754.

25. Speece, R.E., Duran, M., Demirer, G.N., Zhang, H. and DiStefano, T. 1997. "The Role of Process Configuration in the Performance of Anaerobic Systems", Water Science and Technology, 36(6-7):539-547.

26. Demirer, G.N., Duran, M., and Tanner, R.D. 1996. "Modeling the Catalytic Activity and Kinetics of Lipase (Glycerol-Ester Hydrolase)", Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, 1(1):46-50.

27. Duran M., Kim, B.J., and Speece, R.E. 1994. "Anaerobic Transformation of Nitrocellulose", Waste Management, 16(6):481-487.

Book

Duran, M. and Demirer, G.N. 1997. Su Aritiminda Temel Islemler (Unit Operations of Water Treatment), TMMOB Chamber of Environmental Engineers, Ankara.

Conference Proceedings

1. Uludag-Demirer, S., Taskin, B., Duran, M., and Demirer, G.N. 2012. "Management of Nutrients: Combining Recovery and Removal with the Anaerobic Digestion" Proceedings of Netherlands Biotechnology Congress 14 (Abstract only). pp. 90-91April 16-17, 2012. Ede, The Netherlands.

2. Alanya, S., Yilmazel, Y.D., Park, C., Willis, J.L., Keaney, J., Kohl, P.M., Hunt, J.A., and Duran, M. 2011. "Anaerobic Co-digestion of Sewage Sludge and Primary Clarifier Skimmings for Increased Biogas Production" Proceeding of the International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Waste and Energy Crops. August 28-September 01, 2011. Vienna, Austria.

3. Yilmazel, Y.D., Alanya, S., Park, C., Eschborn, R.J., Williams, M.I., and Duran, M. 2011. "Potential for Methane Production from Anaerobic Co-digestion of Cheese Whey Samples with Sewage Sludge" Proceeding of the International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Waste and Energy Crops. August 28-September 01, 2011. Vienna, Austria.

4. Eschborn, R., Abu-Orf, M., Duran, M., Weisman, K. and Williams, M. 2011. "Bergen County Utilities Authority Digest Cheese Whey-Get Gas" Proceedings of the WEFTEC 2011 84th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, TS063: Digestion and Co-digestion, October 15-19, 2011, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

5. Duran, M., Bega, A., Park, C., Unlu, C., Hunt, J.A., Keaney, J., Kohl, P.M., McKeon, W.R., Willis, J.L. 2009. "Improving Energy Balance of Large-Scale Wastewater Treatment Facilities Through Co-Digestion of Biosolids and High-Strength Industrial Waste: Philadelphia Case Study" Proceedings of the 5th Canadian Residuals and Biosolids Conference. Session 16. September 13-15, 2009. Niagara Falls, Ontaria, Canada.

6. Alanya, S. Park, S. Chadderton, R.A., Duran, M. 2009. Quantification of Viable but non-culturable Escherichia coliin Dewatered Biosolids through Gene Expression via RNA Microarray" Proceedings of the 12th IWA-Sludge Conference: Sustainable Management of Water and Wastewater Sludges. 2009.Paper 146. August 8-10, 2009. Harbin, China.

7. Park, C., Bega, A., Unlu, C., McKean, W.R., Kohl, P.M., Hunt, J.A., Keaney, J., Willis, J.L., Duran, M. 2009. Proceedings of the 12th IWA-Sludge Conference: Sustainable Management of Water and Wastewater Sludges. 2009. Paper 2. August 8-10, 2009. Harbin, China.

8. Bega, A., Park, C., Unlu, C. McKeon, W.R., Kohl, P.M., Hunt, J.A., Keaney, J., Willis, J., and Duran, M. 2009. Enhanced Mesophilic Anaerobic Digestion and Energy Recovery from Co-digestion of Biosolids and Byproducts of Lipid-based Biodiesel Production. Proceedings of ASM 109th Annual Meeting. pp. 462. May 17-21, 2009. Philadelphia, PA.

9. Unlu, C. Glose, L., Puklin, B. Park, C. Chadderton, R., and M. Duran. 2009. Microbial Water Quality and Sources of Indicator Microorganisms in an Urban Watershed. Proceedings of ASM 109th Annual Meeting. pp. 462. May 17-21, 2009. Philadelphia, PA.

10. Park, C., Bega, A. Hunt, J.A., Keaney, J., Kohl, P.M., McKean W.R., Willis, J.L., Unlu, C., and Duran, M. 2009. Trace Metal Supplementation May Perturb the Activity of Acetate-utilizing Methanogens under Stress. Proceedings of ASM 109th Annual Meeting. pp. 462. May 17-21, 2009. Philadelphia, PA.

11. Park, C. Bega, A., Farrell, J. Keaney, J. Toffey, W., Hunt, J.A., Kohl, P.M., McKeon, W.R., Willis, J., and Duran, M. 2009. Anaerobic Digester Optimization using Factorial Design Approach. Proceedings of the WEF Biosolids and Residuals Conference. May 3-6, 2009. Portland, OR.. pp. 350-361.

12. Dunaev, T., Alanya, S., and Duran, M. 2008. Use of RNA-Based Genotypic Approaches for Quantification of Viable but non-culturable Salmonella sp. in Biosolids. Proceedings of the 5th IWA Leading-Edge Conference & Exhibition on Water & Wastewater Technologies. June 1-4, 2008, Zurich, Switzerland.

13. Dunaev, T., Alanya, S., and Duran, M. 2008. Gene Expression Monitoring for Detection and Quantification of Viable but Non-culturable Pathogens in Biosolids. Proceedings of the WEF Specialty Conference: Residuals and Biosolids `08, pp. 1053-1063. March 30-31, 2008, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

14. Yurtsever, D., Haznedaroglu, B.Z., Dunaev, T. and Duran, M. 2007. The Effects of Indicator Organism Type on Phenotypic Characterization of Host-Specificity and the Implications for Microbial Source Tracking. Proceedings of the WEFTEC'07: The Water Quality Event, pp. 7063-7071, October 13-17, 2007, San Diego, CA, USA.

15. Lefkowitz, J.R. and Duran, M. 2007. Antibiotic Resistance Trends of Escherichia coli in Sewage Treatment Plant Raw Influent, Primary Effluent, Secondary Effluent, and Final Effluent. Proceedings

of the WEFTEC'07: The Water Quality Event, pp. 7072-7079, October 13-17, 2007, San Diego, CA, USA.

16. Tepe, N., Yurtsever, D., Mehta, R.J., Bruno, C., Punzi, V.L. and Duran, M. 2007. Odor Control during Post-digestion Processing of Biosolids through Bioaugmentation of Anaerobic Digestion.

Proceedings of the Moving Forward Wastewater Biosolids Sustainability: Technical, Managerial, and Public Synergy Conference, pp. 779-785. June 24-27, 2007. Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.

17. Do, J.P., Daileader, K.L. and Duran, M. 2007. Anaerobic Digestion of Biosolids at Elevated Thermophilic Temperatures: Inactivation of Pathogens for Class A Biosolids Designation. Proceedings ofthe Moving Forward Wastewater Biosolids Sustainability: Technical, Managerial, and Public Synergy Conference, pp. 409-415. June 24-27, 2007. Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.

18. Dunaev, T. and Duran, M. 2007. "Genotypic Identification of Enterococcus Species and Implications for Microbial Source Tracking" American Society for Microbiology, General 107th Meeting Abstracts, Q-309, May 21-25, 2007, Toronto, Canada.

19. Lefkowitz, J. R. and Duran, M. 2007. "Changes in Antibiotic Resistance Patterns of Escherichia coli as They Go through Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plants" American Society for Microbiology, General 107th Meeting Abstracts, Q-519, May 21-25, 2007, Toronto, Canada.

20. Yurtsever, D. and Duran, M. 2007. "Phenotypic Characterization of Enterococcus Isolates from Different Fecal Sources by FAME Profiling" American Society for Microbiology, General 107th Meeting Abstracts, Q-410, May 21-25, 2007, Toronto, Canada.

21. Haznedaroglu, B.Z. and Duran, M. 2005. "Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) Profiles of Total Coliforms as a New Tool for Predicting Sources of Fecal Pollution" Proceedings of the WEFTEC'05: The Water Quality Event, pp. 7142-7149, October 29-November 2, 2005, Washington, DC, USA.

22. Tepe, N. and Duran, M. 2005. "Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Profiling for Microbial Community Structure Analysis of Activated Sludge Processes with Nitrification" Proceedings of the 3rd European Bioremediation Conference, Paper 125, July 4-7, 2005, Chania, Greece.

23. Haznedaroglu, B.Z. and Duran, M. 2005. "Predicting Sources of Fecal Pollution Using Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) Profiling" Proceedings of WEF TMDL 2005 Conference, pp. 634-644, June 26-29, 2005, Philadelphia, USA.

24. Duran, M. and Haznedaroglu, B.Z. 2005. "Host Specific Differences in Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Profiles of Indicator Organisms as a New Tool for Microbial Source Tracking" Proceedings of the World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, May 15-19, 2005, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, ASCE Conference Proceedings, Vol. 173, Paper 316.

25. Tepe, N. and Duran, M. 2004. "Inhibition of Anaerobic Transformation by Electrophilic Thiol-Reactive Compounds”, Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, pp.  312-317, August 29-September 2, 2004, Montreal, Canada.

26. Duran, M. and Tepe, N. 2004. Anaerobic Digestion of High Solids-Containing Wastes: Estimation of Kinetics, Proceedings of the WEF/AWWA10th Annual Industrial Wastes Technical and Regulatory Conference, August 22-25, 2004, Philadelphia, USA.

27. Duran, M. and Demirer, G.N. 2003. Anaerobic Biotechnology for Agricultural and Industrial Waste Management: A Case Study, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, March 23-26, 2003, Philadelphia, USA.

28. Demirer G.N., Duran M., Erguder T.H., Guven E., Ugurlu O., and Tezel U., 2000. "Anaerobic treatability and biogas production of different agro-industrial wastewaters in Turkey", Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Environmental Biotechnology, EFB and IWA, April, 10-12, 2000, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands.

29. Demirer, G.N., Duran, M., Erguder, T., Guven, E., and Ugurlu, O. 1999. "Turkiye Ozelinde Organik Atiklardan Biyogaz Eldesi: Potansiyel ve Uygulanabilirlik" (Potential and Feasibility of  Biogas Generation from Organic Wastes in Turkey), Proceedings of 3rd Priorities in Environmental Pollution Control in Turkey Symposium, November, 18-19, 1999, Gebze, Turkey.

30. Tufekci, N., Toroz, I., Duran, M., and Sahin, Y. 1999. "An Investigation on Operational Problems of Textile Industry Wastewater Treatment Plants in Turkey" Proceedings of MESAP 10th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and Its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, October, 3-6, 1999, Alicante, Spain.

31. Duran, M., Erdogan, E., Temizarabaci, Y., Ugurlu, O., Unal, B., and Yenidogan, D. 1998. "Anaerobik Proseslerde Agir Metal Toksisitesi" (Toxicity of Heavy Metal to Anaerobic Processes), Proceedings of the 6th Industrial Pollution Control Symposium'98, Istanbul Technical University, June 3-5, 1998, Istanbul, Turkey.

32. Demirer, G.N., Duran, M., Speece, R.E., and Zitomer, D. 1997. "Endustriyel Atiksu Aritiminda Anaerobik Biyoteknoloji" (Anaerobic Biotechnology for Industrial Wastewaters), Proceedings of the 2nd National Environmental Engineers' Conference, December 3-4, 1997, Istanbul, Turkey.

Other Publications

1. Haznedaroglu, B.Z. and Duran, M. 2007. "Predicting Sources of Fecal Pollution Using Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Profiling", Watershed and Wet Weather Technical Bulletin, 12(1):8-10.

2. Haznedaroglu, B.Z. and Duran, M. 2005. "Predicting Sources of Fecal Pollution through Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) Profiles of Coliforms” (in Turkish), Cevre Bilim ve Teknoloji, 2(3):205-212.

3. Tepe, N., Mehta, R. Bruno, C., and Duran, M. 2005. "Odor Reduction and Enhanced Digestion of Biosolids Using Natural Enzymes and Plant-Based Nutrient Amendments", Manual of Anaerobic Treatment of High-Strength Industrial and Agricultural Wastes Workshop, Milwaukee, WI.

4. Duran, M. and Chadderton, R.A. 2004. "Preparing Engineering Students for a Future in Anaerobic Digestion", Biocycle: Journal of Composting and Organics Recycling, Vol. 45, No. 7, pp. 55-56.

5. Duran, M. 2003. "Biomethanization of Solid Waste", Manual of Anaerobic Treatment of High-Strength Industrial and Agricultural Waste Workshop, Milwaukee, WI

6. Uludag-Demirer, S., Duran, M., and Demirer, G.N. 2003. "Priority Research Areas in Environmental Engineering" (in Turkish), Cevre Bilim ve Teknoloji, 1(3):17-22.

7. Duran, M. 1998. Anaerobic Biotechnology for Solid Waste Management (in Turkish), Manual of Solid Waste Management Workshop, TMMOB Chamber of Environmental Engineers, Ankara.