Publications


NARBAITZ, Roberto M.,

Recent + Important Refereed Journal Papers

Narbaitz, R.M. and Karimi-Jashni, A. (2012), “Electrochemical reactivation of granular activated carbon: Impact of reactor configuration”, Chemical Engineering Journal 197 (2012), 414–423.

Narbaitz, R.M. and McEwen, J. (2012), “Electrochemical Regeneration of Field Spent GAC from Two Water Treatment Plants”, Water Research, 146(15), 4852-4860.

Rana, D., Scheier, B, Narbaitz, R.M., Matsuura, T ., Tabe, S., Jasim, S.Y., and Khulbe, K.C., 2012, “Development of novel cellulose acetate membranes containing surface modifying macromolecules to remove pharmaceutical and personal care product micropollutants from drinking water”, Journal of Membrane Science,  409–410, 346-354.

Pezeshk, N., Rana, D., Narbaitz, R. M. and Matsuura, T. (2012), “Novel Modified PVDF Ultrafiltration Flat-Sheet Membranes”, Journal of Membrane Science, 389, 280-286.

Pezeshk, N., and Narbaitz, R. M. (2012), “More fouling resistant modified PVDF ultrafiltration membranes for water treatment”, Desalination, 287, 247-254.

Dang, H.T., Narbaitz, R. M., and Matsuura, T., (2010), “Evaluation of Apparatus for Membrane Cleaning Tests”, J. of Environmental Engineering (ASCE), 136(10), 1161-1170.

Dang, H.T., Amelot, C., Rana, D., Narbaitz, R. M., and Matsuura, T. (2010), “Performance of a Newly-Developed Hydrophilic Additive Blended with Different Ultrafiltration Base Polymers”, J. of Applied Polymer Science, 116, 2205-2215.

Dang, H.T., Rana, D., Narbaitz, R. M., and Matsuura, T. (2010), “Key Factors Affecting the Manufacture of Hydrophobic Ultrafiltration Membranes for Surface Water Treatment”, J. of Applied Polymer Science, 116, 2626-2637.

Narbaitz, R.M. and Karimi-Jashni, A.(2009), “Electrochemical Regeneration of Granular Activated Carbons Loaded with Phenol and NOM”, Environmental Technology, 30(1), 27-36.

Dang. H.T., Narbaitz, R.M., and Matsuura, T. (2008), “Double-Pass Casting: A novel technique for developing high performance ultrafiltration membranes”, J. of Membrane Science, 323, 45-52.

Abu Tarboush, B.J., Rana, D., Matsuura, T., Arafat, H.A. and Narbaitz, R.M., “Preparation of Thin-Film-Composite Polyamide Membranes For Desalination Using Novel Hydrophilic Surface Modifying Macromolecules”, J. of Membrane Science, 325, 166-175.

Nguyen, H-.A., Narbaitz, R.M., and Matsuura, T. (2007), “Impacts of Hydrophilic Membrane Additives on the Ultrafiltration of River Water”, J. of Environmental Engineering (ASCE), 133(5), 515-522.

Rana, D., Matsuura, T., and Narbaitz, R.M. (2006), “Novel Hydrophilic Surface Modifying Macromolecules for Polymeric Membranes: Polyurethane Ends Capped by Hydroxyl Group”, J. of Membrane Science, 282(1-2), 205-206.

Rana, D., Matsuura, T., and Narbaitz, R.M. (2006), “Influence of Hydroxyl Terminated Polybutadiene additives on the Poly (ether sulfone) Ultra-filtration Membranes”, J. of Applied Polymer Science, 101(4),  2292-2303.

Dang. H.T., Narbaitz, R.M., Matsuura, T. and Khulbe, K.C. (2006), “A Comparison of Commercial and Experimental Ultrafiltration Membranes via Surface Property Analysis and Fouling Tests”, Water Quality Research Journal of Canada, 41(1), 84-93.

Mosqueda-Jimenez, D.B., Narbaitz, R.M., and Matsuura, T. (2006), “Effects of Preparation Conditions on the surface Modification and Performance of PES Membranes”, J. of Applied Polymer Science, 99(6), 2978-2988.

Karimi-Jashni, A. and Narbaitz, R.M. (2005), “Effect of Electrolyte Mixing on the Electrochemical Reactivation of GAC”, J. of Environmental Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 131( 3), pp. 443-449.

Rana, D., Matsuura, T., and Narbaitz, R.M. (2005), “Development and Characterization of Novel Hydrophilic Surface Modifying Macromolecule for Polymeric Membranes”, J. of Membrane Science,  244(1-2), 103-112.

Karimi-Jashni, A. and Narbaitz, R.M. (2005), “Electrochemical Reactivation of GAC: pH Dependence”, J.  of Environmental Engineering and Science (NRC), 4(3), 187-194.

Mosqueda-Jimenez, D.B., Narbaitz, R.M., and Matsuura, T. (2004), “Impact of Membrane Surface Modification on the Treatment of Surface Water”, J. of Environmental Eng. (ASCE), 130(12), 1450-1459.

Mohareb, A.K., Warith, M. and Narbaitz, R.M. (2004), “Strategies for the Municipal Solid Waste Industry to Contribute to Meeting Canada’s Kyoto Protocol Commitments”, Environmental Reviews (NRC), 12(2), 71-95.

Mosqueda-Jimenez, D.B., Narbaitz, R.M., and Matsuura, T. (2004), “Manufacturing Conditions of Surface Modified Membranes: Effects on Ultrafiltration Performance”, Separation and Purification Techn.,  37(1), 51-67.

Mosqueda-Jimenez, D.B., Narbaitz, R.M., Matsuura, T., Chowdhury, G., Pleizer, G, and Santerre, J.P. (2004), “Influence of Processing Conditions on the Properties of Ultrafiltration Membranes”, J. of Membrane Science, 231(1-2), 209-224

Mosqueda-Jimenez, D.B., Narbaitz, R.M., and Matsuura, T. (2004), “Membrane Fouling Test: Apparatus Evaluation”, J. of Environmental Engineering (ASCE), 130(1), 90-99.

Mahmud, H., Kumar, A., Narbaitz, R.M., and Matsuura, T.  (2004), “The air-phase mass transfer in the lumen of a hollow fibre at low air flow”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 97(1), 69-75.

Khayet, M., Suk, D.E., Narbaitz, R.M., Santerre, J.P. and Matsuura, T.,”Study on Surface Modification by Surface-Modifidifying Macromolecules and Its Applications in Membrane-Separation Processes, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 89, 2902-2916 (2003).

Mahmud, H., Kumar, A., Narbaitz, R.M., and Matsuura, T. , “The Effect of the Presence of Toluene in the aqueous Solution on the Mass Transport in the Membrane Air Stripping Process using Microporous Polypropylene Hollow Fibers@, Journal of Membrane Science, Vol 209/1, 201-213 (2002)

Narbaitz, R.M., Mayorga, W.J., Torres, F.D., Greenfield, J.H., Amy, G.L., Minear, R.A. (2002), “Evaluating Aeration Stripping Media on the Pilot Scale”, J. of the American Water Works Association, 94(9), 97-111. (2002).

Djebbar, Y. and Narbaitz, R.M. (2002), “Neural Network Prediction of Air Stripping KLa@, J. of Environmental Engineering (ASCE), 128(5), 451-460..

Narbaitz, R.M. and Cen, J. (1997), “Alternative Methods for Determining the Percentage Regeneration of Activated Carbon”, Water Research, 31(10), 2532-2542.

Narbaitz, R.M. and A. Benedek (1994), “Adsorption of 1,1,2-Trichloroethane from River Water”, J. of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 120(6), 1400-1415.

Narbaitz, R.M. and Cen, J. (1994), “Electrochemical Regeneration of Granular Activated Carbon”, Water Research, 28(8), 1771-1778.

Chapters in Books

Narbaitz, R.M. and Djebbar, Y.  Volatile Organic Compounds, Air Stripping from Contaminated Groundwater – Mass Transfer Correlations, chapter in The Encyclopedia of Environmental Analysis and Remediation, Meyers, R.A. (ed.), John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY (1998).