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Li RA; McDonald JA; Sathasivan A; Khan SJ, 2022, 'Multivariate experimental design provides insights for the optimisation of rechloramination conditions and water age to control disinfectant decay and disinfection by-product formation in treated drinking water', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 830, pp. 154324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154324

Méndez V; Holland S; Bhardwaj S; McDonald J; Khan S; O'Carroll D; Pickford R; Richards S; O'Farrell C; Coleman N; Lee M; Manefield MJ, 2022, 'Aerobic biotransformation of 6:2 fluorotelomer sulfonate by Dietzia aurantiaca J3 under sulfur-limiting conditions', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 829, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154587

Nguyen QA; Vu HP; McDonald JA; Nguyen LN; Leusch FDL; Neale PA; Khan SJ; Nghiem LD, 2022, 'Chiral Inversion of 2-Arylpropionic Acid Enantiomers under Anaerobic Conditions', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 56, pp. 8197 - 8208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.2c01602

Li C; Le-Minh N; McDonald JA; Kinsela AS; Fisher RM; Liu D; Stuetz RM, 2022, 'Occurrence and risk assessment of trace organic contaminants and metals in anaerobically co-digested sludge', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 816, pp. 151533, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151533

Nguyen AQ; Nguyen LN; McDonald JA; Nghiem LD; Leusch FDL; Neale PA; Khan SJ, 2022, 'Chiral inversion of 2-arylpropionoic acid (2-APA) enantiomers during simulated biological wastewater treatment', Water Research, vol. 209, pp. 117871 - 117871, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.117871

Huang S; McDonald JA; Kuchel RP; Khan SJ; Leslie G; Tang CY; Mansouri J; Fane AG, 2021, 'Surface modification of nanofiltration membranes to improve the removal of organic micropollutants: Linking membrane characteristics to solute transmission', Water Research, vol. 203, pp. 117520 - 117520, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.117520

Jamil S; Loganathan P; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Kandasamy J; Vigneswaran S, 2021, 'Enhanced nanofiltration rejection of inorganic and organic compounds from a wastewater-reclamation plant's micro-filtered water using adsorption pre-treatment', Separation and Purification Technology, vol. 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2020.118207

Li RA; McDonald JA; Sathasivan A; Khan SJ, 2021, 'A multivariate Bayesian network analysis of water quality factors influencing trihalomethanes formation in drinking water distribution systems', Water Research, vol. 190, pp. 116712 - 116712, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2020.116712

Guo Z; Liu J; Li Y; McDonald JA; Bin Zulkifli MY; Khan SJ; Xie L; Gu Z; Kong B; Liang K, 2020, 'Biocatalytic metal-organic framework nanomotors for active water decontamination', Chemical Communications, vol. 56, pp. 14837 - 14840, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0cc06429g

Jamil S; Loganathan P; Kandasamy J; Listowski A; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Vigneswaran S, 2020, 'Removal of organic matter from wastewater reverse osmosis concentrate using granular activated carbon and anion exchange resin adsorbent columns in sequence', Chemosphere, vol. 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127549

Baker A; Blyth AJ; Jex CN; Mcdonald JA; Woltering M; Khan SJ, 2019, 'Glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (GDGT) distributions from soil to cave: Refining the speleothem paleothermometer', Organic Geochemistry, vol. 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2019.06.011

Zheng L; Price WE; McDonald J; Khan SJ; Fujioka T; Nghiem LD, 2019, 'New insights into the relationship between draw solution chemistry and trace organic rejection by forward osmosis', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 587, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2019.117184

Li RA; McDonald JA; Sathasivan A; Khan SJ, 2019, 'Disinfectant residual stability leading to disinfectant decay and by-product formation in drinking water distribution systems: A systematic review', Water Research, vol. 153, pp. 335 - 348, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.01.020

Terechovs AKE; Ansari AJ; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Hai FI; Knott NA; Zhou J; Nghiem LD, 2019, 'Occurrence and bioconcentration of micropollutants in Silver Perch (Bidyanus bidyanus) in a reclaimed water reservoir', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 650, pp. 585 - 593, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.431

Song X; Luo W; McDonald J; Khan SJ; Hai FI; Price WE; Nghiem LD, 2018, 'An anaerobic membrane bioreactor – membrane distillation hybrid system for energy recovery and water reuse: Removal performance of organic carbon, nutrients, and trace organic contaminants', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 628-629, pp. 358 - 365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.02.057

Phan HV; Wickham R; Xie S; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Ngo HH; Guo W; Nghiem LD, 2018, 'The fate of trace organic contaminants during anaerobic digestion of primary sludge: A pilot scale study', Bioresource Technology, vol. 256, pp. 384 - 390, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.02.040

Scott PD; Coleman HM; Khan S; Lim R; McDonald JA; Mondon J; Neale PA; Prochazka E; Tremblay LA; Warne MSJ; Leusch FDL, 2018, 'Histopathology, vitellogenin and chemical body burden in mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) sampled from six river sites receiving a gradient of stressors', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 616-617, pp. 1638 - 1648, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.148

Song X; Luo W; McDonald J; Khan SJ; Hai FI; Guo W; Ngo HH; Nghiem LD, 2018, 'Effects of sulphur on the performance of an anaerobic membrane bioreactor: Biological stability, trace organic contaminant removal, and membrane fouling', Bioresource Technology, vol. 250, pp. 171 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.11.021

Nguyen LN; Hai FI; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Price WE; Nghiem LD, 2017, 'Continuous transformation of chiral pharmaceuticals in enzymatic membrane bioreactors for advanced wastewater treatment', Water Science and Technology, vol. 76, pp. 1816 - 1826, http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wst.2017.331

Yang S; McDonald J; Hai FI; Price WE; Khan SJ; Nghiem LD, 2017, 'Effects of thermal pre-treatment and recuperative thickening on the fate of trace organic contaminants during anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge', International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, vol. 124, pp. 146 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2017.06.002

Scott PD; Coleman HM; Colville A; Lim R; Matthews B; McDonald JA; Miranda A; Neale PA; Nugegoda D; Tremblay LA; Leusch FDL, 2017, 'Assessing the potential for trace organic contaminants commonly found in Australian rivers to induce vitellogenin in the native rainbowfish (Melanotaenia fluviatilis) and the introduced mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki)', Aquatic Toxicology, vol. 185, pp. 105 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.02.008

Semblante GU; Hai FI; McDonald J; Khan SJ; Nelson M; Lee DJ; Price WE; Nghiem LD, 2017, 'Fate of trace organic contaminants in oxic-settling-anoxic (OSA) process applied for biosolids reduction during wastewater treatment', Bioresource Technology, vol. 240, pp. 181 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.02.053

Yang S; McDonald J; Hai FI; Price WE; Khan SJ; Nghiem LD, 2017, 'The fate of trace organic contaminants in sewage sludge during recuperative thickening anaerobic digestion', Bioresource Technology, vol. 240, pp. 197 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.02.020

Phan HV; McDonald JA; Hai FI; Price WE; Khan SJ; Fujioka T; Nghiem LD, 2016, 'Biological performance and trace organic contaminant removal by a side-stream ceramic nanofiltration membrane bioreactor', International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, vol. 113, pp. 49 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2016.02.019

Song X; McDonald J; Price WE; Khan SJ; Hai FI; Ngo HH; Guo W; Nghiem LD, 2016, 'Effects of salinity build-up on the performance of an anaerobic membrane bioreactor regarding basic water quality parameters and removal of trace organic contaminants', Bioresource Technology, vol. 216, pp. 399 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2016.05.075

King OC; van de Merwe JP; McDonald JA; Leusch FDL, 2016, 'Concentrations of levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol in wastewater effluents: Is the progestin also cause for concern?', Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, vol. 35, pp. 1378 - 1385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.3304

Yang S; Hai FI; Price WE; McDonald J; Khan SJ; Nghiem LD, 2016, 'Occurrence of trace organic contaminants in wastewater sludge and their removals by anaerobic digestion', Bioresource Technology, vol. 210, pp. 153 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2015.12.080

Yeung ACY; D'Agostino PM; Poljak A; McDonald J; Bligh MW; Waite TD; Neilan BA, 2016, 'Physiological and proteomic responses of continuous cultures of Microcystis aeruginosa PCC 7806 to changes in iron bioavailability and growth rate', Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 82, pp. 5918 - 5929, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01207-16

Lee SH; Blake IM; Larsen AG; McDonald JA; Ohkubo K; Fukuzumi S; Reimers JR; Crossley MJ, 2016, 'Synthetically tuneable biomimetic artificial photosynthetic reaction centres that closely resemble the natural system in purple bacteria', Chemical Science, vol. 7, pp. 6534 - 6550, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6sc01076h

Phan HV; Hai FI; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; van de Merwe JP; Leusch FDL; Zhang R; Price WE; Broeckmann A; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Impact of hazardous events on the removal of nutrients and trace organic contaminants by an anoxic-aerobic membrane bioreactor receiving real wastewater', Bioresource Technology, vol. 192, pp. 192 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2015.05.059

Wijekoon KC; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Hai FI; Price WE; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Development of a predictive framework to assess the removal of trace organic chemicals by anaerobic membrane bioreactor', Bioresource Technology, vol. 189, pp. 391 - 398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2015.04.034

Phan HV; Hai FI; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Zhang R; Price WE; Broeckmann A; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Nutrient and trace organic contaminant removal from wastewater of a resort town: Comparison between a pilot and a full scale membrane bioreactor', International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, vol. 102, pp. 40 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2015.02.010

Teo TLL; Mcdonald JA; Coleman HM; Khan SJ, 2015, 'Analysis of organophosphate flame retardants and plasticisers in water by isotope dilution gas chromatography-electron ionisation tandem mass spectrometry', Talanta, vol. 143, pp. 114 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2015.04.091

Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Validating the rejection of trace organic chemicals by reverse osmosis membranes using a pilot-scale system', Desalination, vol. 358, pp. 18 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2014.11.033

Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Validating the rejection of trace organic chemicals by reverse osmosis membranes using a pilot-scale system', Desalination, vol. 358, pp. 18 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2014.11.033

Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Rejection of trace organic chemicals by a hollow fibre cellulose triacetate reverse osmosis membrane', Desalination, vol. 368, pp. 69 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2014.06.011

Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Rejection of trace organic chemicals by a nanofiltration membrane: The role of molecular properties and effects of caustic cleaning', Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology, vol. 1, pp. 846 - 854, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5ew00170f

Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Nghiem LD, 2014, 'Nanofiltration of trace organic chemicals: A comparison between ceramic and polymeric membranes', Separation and Purification Technology, vol. 136, pp. 258 - 264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2014.08.039

Scott PD; Bartkow M; Blockwell SJ; Coleman HM; Khan SJ; Lim R; McDonald JA; Nice H; Nugegoda D; Pettigrove V; Tremblay LA; Warne MSJ; Leusch FDL, 2014, 'An assessment of endocrine activity in Australian rivers using chemical and in vitro analyses', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol. 21, pp. 12951 - 12967, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-014-3235-7

Khan SJ; Wang L; Hashim NH; Mcdonald JA, 2014, 'Distinct enantiomeric signals of ibuprofen and naproxen in treated wastewater and sewer overflow', Chirality, vol. 26, pp. 739 - 746, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chir.22258

Fujioka T; Tu KL; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Roux A; Poussade Y; Drewes JE; Nghiem LD, 2014, 'Rejection of small solutes by reverse osmosis membranes for water reuse applications: A pilot-scale study', Desalination, vol. 350, pp. 28 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2014.07.002

Scott PD; Bartkow M; Blockwell SJ; Coleman HM; Khan SJ; Lim R; McDonald JA; Nice H; Nugegoda D; Pettigrove V; Tremblay LA; Warne MSJ; Leusch FDL, 2014, 'An assessment of endocrine activity in Australian rivers using chemical and in vitro analyses', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-014-3235-7

Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Roux A; Poussade Y; Drewes JE; Nghiem LD, 2014, 'N-nitrosamine rejection by reverse osmosis: Effects of membrane exposure to chemical cleaning reagents', Desalination, vol. 343, pp. 60 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2013.10.032

Fernández RL; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Le-Clech P, 2014, 'Removal of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupting chemicals by a submerged membrane photocatalysis reactor (MPR)', Separation and Purification Technology, vol. 127, pp. 131 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2014.02.031

Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Roux A; Poussade Y; Drewes JE; Nghiem LD, 2014, 'Modelling the rejection of N-nitrosamines by a spiral-wound reverse osmosis system: Mathematical model development and validation', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 454, pp. 212 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2013.12.008

Monsalvo VM; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Le-Clech P, 2014, 'Removal of trace organics by anaerobic membrane bioreactors', Water Research, vol. 49, pp. 103 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2013.11.026

Scott PD; Bartkow M; Blockwell SJ; Coleman HM; Khan SJ; Lim R; McDonald JA; Nice H; Nugegoda D; Pettigrove V; Tremblay LA; Warne MSJ; Leusch FDL, 2014, 'A national survey of trace organic contaminants in Australian rivers', Journal of Environmental Quality, vol. 43, pp. 1702 - 1712, http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/jeq2014.01.0012

Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Nghiem LD, 2014, 'Ozonation of N-Nitrosamines in the Reverse Osmosis Concentrate from Water Recycling Applications', Ozone: Science and Engineering, vol. 36, pp. 174 - 180, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01919512.2013.866885

Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Roux A; Poussade Y; Drewes JE; Nghiem LD, 2013, 'N-nitrosamine rejection by reverse osmosis membranes: A full-scale study', Water Research, vol. 47, pp. 6141 - 6148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2013.07.035

Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald J; Roux AS; Poussade Y; Drewes J; Nghiem LD, 2013, 'N-nitrosamine rejection by nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes: The importance of membrane characteristics', Desalination, vol. 316, pp. 67 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2013.01.028


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