Engineering Publications

  • The # sign denotes the IUP student author. The * sign denotes the corresponding author.


    Berg, A.P.#; Fang, T.-A.#; Tang, H.L.* Variability of residual chlorine in swimming pool water and determination of chlorine consumption for maintaining hygienic safety of bathers with a simple mass balance model. Journal of Water and Health, 2019, Accepted.

    Berg, A.P.#; Fang, T.-A.#; Tang, H.L.* Unlocked disinfection by-product formation potential upon exposure of swimming pool water to additional stimulants. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering, 2019. 13(1), xxx-xxx, In Press. DOI: 10.1007/s11783-019-1098-3

    Huang, K.Z.; Xie, Y.F.; Tang, H.L.* Formation of disinfection by-products under influence of shale gas produced water. Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 647, 744-751. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.055


    Alsaiari A.#; Tang, H.L.* Field investigations of passive and active processes for acid mine drainage treatment: Are anions a concern? Ecological Engineering, 2018, 122, 100-106. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.07.035

    Grunert, B.; Brunner, S.; Hamidi, S.A.; Bravo, H.; and Klump, V. Quantifying the influence of cold water intrusions in a shallow, coastal system across contrasting years: Green Bay, Lake Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jglr.2018.07.009

    Huang, K.Z.; Tang, H.L.; Xie, Y.F. Impacts of shale gas production wastewater on disinfection byproduct formation: an investigation from a non-bromide perspective. Water Research, 2018, 144, 656-664. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.07.048

    Jia, D.; Yu, J.; Long, S.M.#; Tang, H.L. Novel ZnFe2O4/TiO2/flake graphite composite as particle electrodes for efficient photoelectrocatalytic degradation of rhodamine B in water. Water Science and Technology, 2018, 2017(3), 752-761. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2018.248

    Li, Y.; Stewart, T.C.#; Tang, H.L.* A comparative study on electrosorptive rates of metal ions in capacitive deionization. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 2018, 26, 257-263. DOI: 10.1016/j.jwpe.2018.10.021

    Long, S.M.#; Tang, H.L.* A feasibility study of disinfection by-product precursor removal from surface water by a membrane bioreactor acclimatized with wastewater organic matter. Water Science and Technology, 2018. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2018.386

    Neag, E.; Malschi, D.; Maicaneanu, A.* Isotherm and kinetic modelling of Toluidine Blue (TB) removal from aqueous solution using Lemna minor. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 2018, 20(10), 1049-1054. DOI: 10.1080/15226514.2018.1460304

    Plesa Chicinas, R.; Gal, E.; Bedelean, H.; Darabantu, M.*; Maicaneanu, A.* Novel metal modified diatomite, zeolite and carbon xerogel catalysts for mild conditions wet air oxidation of phenol: characterization, efficiency and reaction pathway. Separation and Purification Technology, 2018, 197, 36-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2017.12.050

    Plesa Chicinas, R.; Bedelean, H.; Stefan, R.; Maicaneanu, A.* Ability of a montmorillonitic clay to interact with cationic and anionic dyes in aqueous solutions. Journal of Molecular Structure, 2018, 1154, 187-195. DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2017.10.038

    Tang, H.L.; Tang, L.; Xie, Y.F. Aerated electrolysis for reducing impacts of shale gas production wastewater on water sources regarding disinfection byproduct formation. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 2018, 5(11), 681-686. DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00482

    Tcheka, C.; Plesa Chicinas, R.; Maicaneanu, A.; Fosting, P.N.; Moussout, H; Domga, R. Tetra-n-butylammonium Bromide (TBAB) Modified Cameroonian Local Clay Material for Adsorption of Crystal Violet Dye from Aqueous Solution. Advancements in Materials, ITS, 2018, 2, 1-16. DOI: 10.31058/


    Bravo, H.R.; McLellan, S.L.; Val Klump, J.; Hamidi; S.A.; Talarczyk, D. Modeling the fecal coliform footprint in a Lake Michigan urban coastal area. Environmental Modelling & Software, 2017, 95, 401-419. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.06.011

    Bravo, H.R.; Hamidi, S.A; Val Klump, J.; Waples, J.T. Physical Drivers of the Circulation and Thermal Regime Impacting Seasonal Hypoxia in Green Bay, Lake Michigan. In Modeling Coastal Hypoxia, pp. 23-47, Springer International Publishing, 2017. (Book Chapter). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-54571-4_2

    Burca, S.; Indolean, C.; Maicaneanu, A. Malachite green dye adsorption from model aqueous solutions using corncob activated carbon (CCAC). Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Chemia, 2017, 62(4), Tom II, 293-307. DOI: 10.24193/subbchem.2017.4.25

    Burca, S.; Indolean, C.; Maicaneanu, A. Isotherms study of Congo Red biosorption equilibrium using fir (Abies Nordmanniana) sawdust biomass. Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 2017, 62(4-5), 381-389.

    Hamidi, S.A.*; Hosseiny, H.;  Ekhtari, N.; Khazaei, B. Using MODIS remote sensing data for mapping the spatio-temporal variability of water quality and river turbid plume. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 2017, 21(6), 939-950. DOI: 10.1007%2Fs11852-017-0564-y

    Indolean, C.; Burca, S.; Maicaneanu, A.* Adsorptive removal of Malachite Green from model aqueous solutions by chemically modified waste green tea biomass. Acta Chimica Slovenica, 2017, 64(2), 513-521. DOI: 10.17344/acsi.2017.3271

    Plesa Chicinas, R.; Cotet, L. C.; Maicaneanu, A.*; Vasilescu, M.; Vulpoi, A. Preparation, Characterization and Testing of Metal Doped Carbon Xerogels as Catalyst for Phenol CWAO. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2017, 24(3), 2980-2986. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-8073-3

    Soudi, M.; Ahmadi, H.; Yasi, M.; Hamidi, S.A. Sustainable restoration of the Urmia Lake: History, threats, opportunities and challenges. European Water, 2017, 60, 341-347.

    Yao, Q.; Tang, H.L.* Effect of desorption methods on electrode regeneration performance of capacitive deionization. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2017, 143(9). DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001245


    Indolean, C.; Măicăneanu, A*; Cristea, V.-M. Prediction of Cu(II) Biosorption Performances on Wild Mushrooms Lactarius piperatus using Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) Model. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2016, 95(4), 615-622. DOI: 10.1002/cjce.22703

    Jalili, S.; Hamidi, S.A.; Morid, S.; Ghanbari, R. Comparative Analysis of Lake Urmia and Lake Van Water Level Time Series.  Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s12517-016-2657-6

    Liu, D.; Wang, X.; Xie, Y.F.; Tang, H.L.* Effect of capacitive deionization on disinfection by-product precursors. Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 568, 19-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05.219

    Plesa Chicinas, R.; Bedelean, H.; Maicaneanu, A.* Romanian (Macicaş) zeolitic volcanic tuff for malachite green removal. Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Chemia, 2016, 61(4), 243-254.