Publications

Some recent Publications from the SERC Group

Morris, L., Trudeau, M.L., Lees, M.R., Hanna, J.V., and Antonelli, D.M. 2014 “On the path to bulk FeH2: Synthesis and magnetic properties of amorphous iron (II) hydride” J. Alloys. Compds., 590,199–204.

Hoang, T.K.A., Morris, L., Reed, D., Book, D, Trudeau, M.L. and Antonelli, D.M. 2013 “Observation of TiH5 and TiH7 in bulk phase TiH3 gels for Kubas type hydrogen storage” Chem. Mater, 25, 4765 – 4771.

Premier, G.C., Kim, J.R., Massanet-Nicolau, J.,Kyazze, G., Esteves, S.R.R.,Penumathsa, B.K.V., Rodríguez, J., Maddy, J., Dinsdale, .M., Guwy, A.J., 2013. Integration of biohydrogen, biomethane and bioelectrochemical systems. Renewable Energy 49, 188–192.

Patterson, T., Esteves, S., Dinsdale, R., Guwy, A., and Maddy, J. 2013. Life cycle assessment of biohydrogen and biomethane production and utilisation as a vehicle fuel. Bioresource Technology, (131), March 2013, 235-245.

Massanet-Nicolau, J., Dinsdale, R., Guwy, A. and Shipley, G. 2013. Use of real time gas production data for more accurate comparison of continuous single-stage and two-stage fermentation. Bioresource Technology, (129), February 2013,561-567.

Hoang, T.K.A, Morris, L., Sun, J., Trudeau, M.L. and Antonelli, D.M. 2013 “Titanium Hydrazide Gels for Kubas-Type Hydrogen Storage” J. Mater. Chem. A,1, 1947-1951.

Boghani, H. C., Kim, J. R., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., and Premier, G. C. 2013. “Control of power sourced from a microbial fuel cell reduces its start-up time and increases bioelectrochemical activity.” Bioresource Technology, 140(0), 277-285.

Passanha, P., Esteves, S., Kedia, G., Dinsdale, R., Guwy, A. 2013. Increasing polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) yields from Cupriavidus necator by using filtered digestate liquors. Bioresource Technology. 147, 345-352.

Kaur, A., Kim, J.R., Michie, I., Dinsdale, R., Guwy, A., Premier, G. C. 2013. Microbial fuel cell type biosensor for specific volatile fatty acids using acclimated bacterial communities. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 47: 50–55

Kedia, G., Passanha, P., Dinsdale, R., Guwy, A., Lee, M., Esteves, S. 2013. Addressing the challenge of optimum polyhydroxyalkanoate harvesting: Monitoring real time process kinetics and biopolymer accumulation using dielectric spectroscopy. Bioresource Technology.134, 143–150.

Boghani, H. C., Kim, J. R., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., and Premier, G. C. 2013. “Analysis of the dynamic performance of a microbial fuel cell using a system identification approach.” Journal of Power Sources, 238(0), 218-226.

Zhang F., Thanapalan K., Procter A., Carr S., Maddy J., 2013. Adaptive Hybrid Maximum Power Point Tracking Method for a Photovoltaic System, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 28, pp. 353-360.

Zhang F., Thanapalan K., Procter A., Carr S., Maddy J., Premier G., 2013 Power management control for off-grid solar hydrogen production and utilisation system, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 38, pp. 4334-4341.

Reed, J.P., Devlin, D., Esteves, S.R.R., Dinsdale, R., Guwy, A.J., 2013. Integration of NIRS and PCA techniques for the process monitoring of a sewage sludge anaerobic digester. Bioresource Technology, 133, pp. 398 – 404.

Kim, J. R., Boghani, H. C., Amini, N., Aguey-Zinsou, K.-F., Michie, I., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., Guo, Z. X., and Premier, G. C. 2012. “Porous anodes with helical flow pathways in bioelectrochemical systems: The effects of fluid dynamics and operating regimes.” Journal of Power Sources, 213(0), 382-390.

Hoang, T.K.A., Morris, L., Rawson, J.M., Trudeau, M.L., and Antonelli, D.M. 2012 “Multivalent Manganese Hydrazide Gels for Kubas-Type Hydrogen Storage” Chem. Mater, 24, 1629 – 1638.

Popov, A.L, Kim, J.R., Dinsdale, R.M., Esteves, S.R.R., Guwy, A.J., Premier, G.C. 2012. The Effect of Physico-chemically Immobilized Methylene Blue and Neutral Red on the Anode of Microbial Fuel Cell. Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering. 17 (2):361-370.

Michie, I.S., Kim, J.R., Dinsdale, R.M., Guwy, A.J., Premier, G.C. 2011. Operational temperature regulates anodic biofilm growth and the development of electrogenic activity. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Volume 92, Number 2, Pages 419-430.

Reed, J.P., Devlin, D., Esteves, S.R.R., Dinsdale, R., Guwy, A.J., 2011. Performance parameter prediction for sewage sludge digesters using reflectance FT-NIR spectroscopy. Water Research, 45(8), pp. 2463 – 2472.

Patterson, T., Esteves, S., Dinsdale, R. and Guwy, A. 2011. Life cycle assessment of biogas infrastructure options on a regional scale. Bioresource Technology, 102 (15): 7313-7323.

Patterson, T., Esteves, S., Dinsdale, R. and Guwy, A. 2011 An evaluation of the policy and techno-economic factors affecting the potential for biogas upgrading for transport fuel use in the UK. Energy Policy, 39 (3): 1806-1816.

Kim, J.R., Beecroft, N.J., Varcoe, J.R., Dinsdale, R.M., Guwy, A.J., Slade, R.C.T., Thumser, A., Avignone-Rossa, C. and Premier, G.C. 2011. Spatiotemporal development of the bacterial community in a tubular longitudinal microbial fuel cell. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 90 (3): 1179-1191.

Michie, I.S., Kim, J.R., Dinsdale, R.M., Guwy, A.J., Premier, G.C. 2011. The influence of psychrophilic and mesophilic start-up temperature on microbial fuel cell system performance. Energy & Environmental Science, 4 (3): 1011-1019.

Devlin, D., Esteves, S., Dinsdale, R., and Guwy, A. 2011 The effect of acid pretreatment on the anaerobic digestion and dewatering of waste activated sludge. Bioresource Technology, 102(5), 4076-4082.

Guwy, A.J., Dinsdale, R.M., Kim, J.R., Massanet-Nicolau, J., Premier, G., 2011. Fermentative biohydrogen production systems integration. Bioresource Technology 102 (18), 8534–8542

Kim, J.R., Rodríguez J., Hawkes, F.R., Dinsdale, R.M, Guwy A.J and Premier, G.C. 2011. Increasing power recovery and organic removal efficiency using extended longitudinal tubular microbial fuel cell (MFC) reactors. Energy and Environmental Science. 4, 159.

Premier, G.C, Kim, J.R., Michie, I, Dinsdale, R.M, and Guwy, A.J. 2011. Automatic control of load increases power and efficiency in a microbial fuel cell. Journal of Power Sources. 196 (4) 2013-2019.

Kyazze, G., Popov, A., Dinsdale, R., Esteves, S., Hawkes, F., Premier, G., Guwy, A. 2010. Influence of catholyte pH and temperature on hydrogen production from acetate using a two chamber concentric tubular microbial electrolysis cell. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35 (15) 7716-7722.

Kim, J.R. Premier, G.C. Hawkes, F.R., Rodríguez J., Dinsdale, R.M. Guwy A.J. 2010. Modular tubular microbial fuel cells for energy recovery during sucrose wastewater treatment at low organic loading rate. Bioresource Technology 101 (4). 1190-1198.

Massanet-Nicolau, J., Guwy, A., Dinsdale, R., Premier, G., and Esteves, S. 2010. Production of Hydrogen from Sewage Biosolids in a Continuously Fed Bioreactor: Effect of Hydraulic Retention Time and Sparging. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 35 (2) 468-478.

B. Kasprzyk-Hordern, R. Dinsdale, A. Guwy, 2009. Illicit drugs and pharmaceuticals in the environment – forensic applications of environmental data. Part 1: Estimation of the usage of drugs in local communities.” Environmental Pollution. 157(6) 1773-7

B. Kasprzyk-Hordern, R. Dinsdale, A. Guwy. 2009. “Illicit drugs and pharmaceuticals in the environment – forensic applications of environmental data. Part 2: Pharmaceuticals as chemical markers of faecal water contamination.” Environmental Pollution. 157(6) 1778-1786

Rodríguez, J.,  Premier G.C., Dinsdale, R. and Guwy A.J. (2009) An implementation framework for wastewater treatment models requiring a minimum programming expertise. Water Science and Technology, 59, (2), 367-380.

Kasprzyk-Hordern, B., Dinsdale, R.M. and Guwy, A.J. (2009). The removal of pharmaceuticals, personal care products, endocrine disruptors and illicit drugs during wastewater treatment and its impact on the quality of receiving waters. Water Research. 43 (2) 363-380.

Rodríguez J., Premier G.C., Guwy A.J., Dinsdale R. and Kleerebezem R. Metabolic models to investigate energy limited anaerobic ecosystems. Water Science & Technology (in press)

J.R. Kim, G.C. Premier, F.R. Hawkes, R.M. Dinsdale, A.J. Guwy Development of a tubular microbial fuel cell (MFC) employing a membrane electrode assembly cathode, Journal of Power Sources, 187, Issue 2, 2009, 393-399

G. Kyazze, R. Dinsdale, F.R. Hawkes, A.J. Guwy, G.C. Premier and I.S. Donnison. Direct fermentation of fodder maize, chicory fructans and perennial ryegrass to hydrogen using mixed microflora. Bioresource Technology. (99),18, 8833-8839, (2008)

Penumathsa B.V.K., Premier G.C., Kyazze G., Dinsdale R., Guwy A.J., Esteves S. and Rodríguez J. ADM1 can be applied to continuous bio-hydrogen production using a variable stoichiometry approach. Water Research 42, (16), 4379-4385. (2008)

Jorge Rodriguez, Juan M. Lema and Robbert Kleerebezem. Energy-based models for environmental biotechnology. Trends Biotechnol 26(7), pp. 366-374. (2008)

Patterson, T., Dinsdale, R.M and Esteves, S. A review of energy balances and emissions associated with biomass derived transport fuels relevant to the UK context. Energy & Fuels. 22 (5) 3506-3512.(2008)

Kasprzyk-Hordern B, Dinsdale R, Guwy A J. The occurrence of pharmaceuticals, personal care products, endocrine disruptors and illicit drugs in surface water in South Wales, UK. Water Research. 42 (13) 3498-3518, (2008)

Kim J R, Zuo Y, Regan J M, Logan B E. Analysis of Ammonia Loss Mechanisms in Microbial Fuel Cells Treating Animal Wastewater. Biotechnology and Bioengineering Vol. 99, No. 5, (2008)

Kim J R, Dec J, Bruns M A and Logan B E. Removal of Odors from Swine Wastewater by Using Microbial Fuel Cells. Applied And Environmental Microbiology, Vol. 74, No. 8, p. 2540–2543, (2008)

Cherryman S.J. , King S, Hawkes F R, Dinsdale and Hawkes D L. An exploratory study of public opinions on the use of hydrogen energy in Wales. Public Understanding of Science. 17. 397 – 410. (2008)

Hawkes F R, Forsey H, Premier G C, Dinsdale, R M, Hawkes D L, Guwy A J, Maddy J, Cherryman S, Shine J. and Auty D. 2008, Fermentative Hydrogen Production from a Wheat Flour Industry Co-product. Bioresource Technology. 99, 5020 – 5029 .

Monson, K.D., Esteves, S.R., Guwy, A.J and Dinsdale, R.M. (2007). Anaerobic Digestion of Biodegradable Municipal Wastes: A Review. University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales. ISBN 978-1-84054-157-1.

J. Massanet-Nicolau, R. Dinsdale, A. Guwy. Hydrogen production from sewage sludge using mixed microflora inoculum: Effect of pH and enzymatic pretreatment. Bioresource Technology. 99 (14) 6325-6331. (2008).

B. Kasprzyk-Hordern, R.M. Dinsdale and A.J. Guwy. The effect of signal suppression and mobile phase composition on the simultaneous analysis of multiple classes of acidic/neutral pharmaceuticals and personal care products in surface water by solid-phase extraction and ultra performance liquid chromatography – negative electrospray tandem mass spectrometry. Talanta. 74 (5) 1299-1322

B. Kasprzyk-Hordern, R.M. Dinsdale and A.J. Guwy. Multi-residue method for the determination of basic/neutral pharmaceuticals and illicit drugs in surface water by solid-phase extraction and ultra performance liquid chromatography–positive electrospray ionisation tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1161, Issues 1-2, 17 August 2007, 132-145. (2007).

Kasprzyk-Hordern, B., Dinsdale, R.M. and Guwy, A.J. Multi-residue method for the determination of pharmaceuticals, personal care products and illicit drugs in surface water and wastewater by solid-phase extraction and ultra performance liquid chromatography–positive electrospray tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 391 (4) 1293-1308. (2008)

Kim, J. R., S. Cheng, S.-E. Oh, and B.E. Logan. Power generation using different cation, anion and ultrafiltration membranes in microbial fuel cells. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41(3):1004-1009. (2007)

Kim, J.R., S.H. Jung, B.E. Logan, and J. Regan. Electricity generation and microbial community analysis of ethanol powered microbial fuel cells. Bioresource Technol. 98(13): 2568-2577. (2007)

Hawkes D L. Hydrogen Future. in Agenda. Summer 2007. Pub. Institute of Welsh Affairs. (pp46-47), ISSN1464-7613. (2007)

Shen S, Premier G C, Guwy A J, Dinsdale R M. Bifurcation and stability analysis of an anaerobic digestion model. Nonlinear dynamics 48 (4) 391-408. (2007)

Kyazze G, Dinsdale R, Guwy A J, Hawkes F R, Premier G C, Hawkes D L. Performance characteristics of a two stage dark fermentative system producing hydrogen and methane continuously. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 97, (4) 759-770. (2007)

Modrzejewska B, Guwy A J, Dinsdale R, Hawkes D L. Measurement of hydrogen peroxide in an advanced oxidation process using an automated biosensor. Water Research (In Press)

Martínez-Pérez N, S J Cherryman, G C Premier, R M Dinsdale, D L Hawkes, F R Hawkes, G Kyazze. The Potential for Hydrogen Enriched Biogas Production from Crops: Scenarios in the UK. Biomass and Bioenergy, 31, 95-104. (2007).

Hawkes, F R, Hussy, I, Kyazze, G, Dinsdale, R, Hawkes. D L. Continuous Dark Fermentative Hydrogen Production by Mesophilic Microflora: Principles and Progress. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy. 32, 172-184, (2007).

Kyazze G, Martinez-Perez N, Dinsdale R, Premier G C, Hawkes F R, Guwy A J and Hawkes D L. Influence of substrate concentration on the stability and yield of continuous biohydrogen production. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 93 (5) 971-979, (2006).

Rodriguez J., Lema J.M., van Loosdrecht M.C.M. and Kleerebezem R. Variable stoichiometry with thermodynamic control in ADM1. Water Science & Technology 54(4) 101-110. (2006)

Rodriguez J., Kleerebezem R., Lema J.M. and van Loosdrecht M.C.M. Modeling product formation in anaerobic mixed culture fermentations. Biotechnology & Bioengineering 93(3), pp. 592-606. (2006)

Bernard O., Chachuat B., HeÅLlias A. and RodriÅLguez J. Can we assess the model complexity for a bioprocess? Water Science & Technology 53(1), pp. 85-92. (2006)

Min B, Kim J R, Oh S E, Regan J M, and Logan B E, Electricity generation from swine wastewater using microbial fuel cells, Wat. Res. 39, 4961-4968, (2005).

Bernard O., Rodriguez J., et al. An integrated system to remote monitor and control anaerobic wastewater treatment plants through the internet. Water Science & Technology 52(1-2), pp.457-464. (2005)

Rodriguez J., Ruiz G., Molina F., Roca E. and Lema J.M. A hydrogen-based variable-gain controller for anaerobic digestion processes. Water Science & Technology 54(2) pp. 57-62, (2005)

Kim J R, Min B, and Logan B E, Evaluation of procedures to acclimate a microbial fuel cell for electricity production. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 68(1), 23-30, (2005).

Hussy I, Hawkes F R, Dinsdale R and Hawkes D L. Continuous fermentative hydrogen production from sucrose and sugar beet. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy30 (5) 471- 483, (2005).

Cherryman S, Maddy J, , Hawkes F R, Hawkes D L, Dinsdale R M, Guwy A J, Premier G C. Hydrogen and Wales. Pub University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales. ISBN 1-84054-116-4. (2005).

Carrasco E.F., Rodriguez J., Punal A., Roca E., Lema J.M. Diagnosis of acidification states in an anaerobic wastewater treatment plant using a fuzzy-based expert system. Control Engineering Practice 12(1), pp. 59-64. (2004)

Kim J R, Oh, Y K, Yoon Y J, Lee E Y, Park S H, Oxygen sensitivity of carbon monoxide-dependent hydrogen production activity in Citrobacter sp. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 13(5), 717-724, (2003).

Oh, Y K, Seol E H, Kim J R, Park S H. Fermentative biohydrogen production by a new chemoheterotrophic bacterium Citrobacter sp. Y19. Int. J. Hydrogen. Energy. 28, 1353-1359, (2003).

Maddy J, Cherryman S, Hawkes F R, Hawkes D L, Dinsdale R M, Guwy A J, Premier G C, Cole S. Hydrogen 2003. Pub. University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales. ISBN 1-840540-90-7. (2003).

Hussy I, Hawkes F R, Dinsdale R and Hawkes D L. Continuous fermentative hydrogen production from a wheat starch co-product by mixed microflora. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 84 (6) 619-626, (2003).

Jung G Y, Kim J R, Park J Y, Park S H, Hydrogen production by a new chemoheterotrophic bacterium Citrobacter sp. Y19, Int. J. Hydrogen. Ener. 27, 601-610 (2002).

Hawkes F R, Dinsdale R, Hawkes D L, and Hussey I. Sustainable Fermentative Hydrogen Production: Challenges for Process Optimisation. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy. 27 (11-12), 1339-1347, (2002).

Jones P W, Taylor D M, Webb L M, Williams D R. Computer modelling of the chemical speciation of caesium, uranium(VI) and neptunium(V) in human duodenal fluids under fasting conditions. Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 57 (2): 159-165, (2002).

Jones P W, Williams D R. Chemical speciation simulation used to assess the efficiency of environment-friendly EDTA alternatives for use in the pulp and paper industry. Inorganica Chimica.† Acta.339: 41-50, (2002).

Carrasco E. F., Rodriguez J., Punal A., Roca E., Lema J.M. Rule-based diagnosis and supervision of a pilot-scale wastewater plant using fuzzy logic techniques. Expert Systems with Applications 22(1), pp. 11-20. (2002)

Cruwys J A, Dinsdale R M, Hawkes F R and Hawkes D L. Development of a static headspace gas chromatographic procedure for the routine analysis of volatile fatty acids in wastewaters. Jnl. of Chromatography. A 245, (1-2),195-209, (2002).

Punal A., Rodriguez J., Carrasco E.F., Roca E., Lema J.M. Expert system for the on-line diagnosis of anaerobic wastewater treatment plants. Water Science & Technology 45(10), pp. 195-200. (2002)

Rodriguez J., Carrasco E. F. Optimization of chemical processes by means of direct search methods. Afinidad LIX, 499, pp. 191-198. (In Spanish). (2002)

Jones P W, and Williams D R. Chemical speciation used to assess [S,S ']-ethylenediaminedisuccinic acid (EDDS) as a readily biodegradable replacement for EDTA in radiochemical decontamination formulations. Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 54 (4): 587-593, (2001).

Jones P W, Williams D R. Speciation efficiency indices (SEI) and readily-biodegradable indices (RBI) for optimising ligand control of environmental and associated industrial processes. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry 81 (1): 73-88, (2001).

Esteves, S E, Wilcox, S J, Hawkes D L, OíNeill, C, Hawkes, F R. The Development† of a Neural Network Based Monitoring and Control System for Biological Wastewater Treatment Systems. Int. Jnl. of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management. 4, (3), 22-28, (2001).

*Punal A., Rodriguez J., Franco A., Carrasco E.F., Roca E., Lema J.M.) Advanced monitoring and control of anaerobic wastewater treatment plants: diagnosis and supervision by a fuzzy-based expert system. Water Science & Technology 43(7), pp.191-198. (2001)

Martin S R, Guwy A J, Ellis B, Harold P Hawkes F R and Hawkes D L. A novel method for measuring biomass activity applied to soils contaminated with oil refinery tar. Environmental Technology 21, 1019-1027, (2000).

Esteves, S R R, Wilcox, S J, OíNeill, C, Hawkes, F R †and Hawkes, D L. On-line Monitoring of Anaerobic-aerobic Biotreatment of a Simulated Textile Effluent for Selection of Control Parameters. J Environ Technol. 21, 927-936, (2000).

Verstraete W, Van Lier J, Pohland F, Tilche A, Mata-Alvarez J, Ahring B, Hawkes D, Cecchi F, Moletta R, Noike T. Developments at the Second International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Waste (Barcelona 15-19 June 1999). Bioresource Technology73, 287-289, (2000).

Dinsdale R M, Hawkes F R and. Hawkes D L. Anaerobic Digestion of Short Chain Organic Acids in a Expanded Granular Sludge Bed Reactor. Water Research 34, 9, 2433-2438, (2000).

O’Neill C, Hawkes F R., Hawkes D L, Esteves S, Wilcox S J. Anaerobic-aerobic biotreatment of simulated textile effluent containing varied ratios of starch and azo dye. Water Research, 34, 8, 2355-2361, (2000).

Guwy A J, Hawkes F R, Bowen S, Hawkes D L and Cunnah P. A technique for monitoring hydrogen peroxide concentration off-line and on-line. Water Research 34, 8, 2191-2198, (2000).

O’Neill C, Lopez A, Esteves, S. R, Hawkes F R, Hawkes D L and Wilcox S J. Azo-Dye Degradation In An Anaerobic-Aerobic Treatment System Operating On Simulated Textile Effluent. Appl. Microbiology and Biotechnology, 53, 249-254, (2000).

Mizuno O, Dinsdale R, Hawkes F R, Hawkes D L, and Noike T. Enhancement Of Hydrogen Production From Glucose By Nitrogen Gas Sparging. Bioresource Technology, 73, (1), 59-65, (2000).

Dinsdale R, Premier G Hawkes F R, Hawkes D L. Two Stage Anaerobic Co-digestion of Waste Activated Sludge and Vegetable Matter in Inclined Tubular Digesters. Bioresource Technology. 72, 2, 159-168, (2000).

Jung G Y, Jung H O, Kim J R, Ahn Y H, Park S H. Isolation and characterization of Rhodopseudomonas palustris P4 which utilizes CO with the Production of H2, Biotechnol. Lett. 21, 525-529, (1999).

Jung G Y, Kim J R, Jung H O, Park J Y, Park S H. A new chemoheterotrophic bacterium catalyzing water-gas shift reaction, Biotechnol. Lett. 21, 869-873 (1999).