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Pedro Alvarez

Journal Papers 2001-2010

[1 – most recent papers]  [2 – 2001-2010]  [3 – 1990-2000]

133.    Chen J., Z. Xiu, G. V. Lowry and P.J. J. Alvarez (2010). Effect of natural organic matter on toxicity and reactivity of nano-scale zero-valent iron. Wat. Res. 45: 1995-2001.

132.    Fang Y-L, J.T. Miller, N. Guo, K.N. Heck, P.J.J. Alvarez, and M.S. Wong (2011). Kinetics analysis of palladium/gold nanoparticles as colloidal hydrodechlorination catalysts. ACS Catalysis Today 1:128-138.

131.    Ji L., W. Chen, S. Zheng, Z. Xu, P.J.J. Alvarez and D. Zhu (2010). Adsorption of Tetracycline on Single-walled and Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes as Affected via Aqueous Solution Chemistry. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 29(12): 2713-2719.

130.    J, Lee, Y. Mackeyev, M. Cho, L.J. Wilson, J-H. Kim and P.J.J. Alvarez (2010). C60 aminofullerene immobilized on silica as a visible-light-activated photocatalyst. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44: 9488–9495.

129.    Li D., J.D. Fortner, D.R. Johnson, C. Chen, Q. Li and P.J.J. Alvarez (2010). Bioaccumulation of 14C60 by the earthworm Eisenia foetida. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44: 9170-9175.

128.    Yi L., M. Daqing, M. Rysz, Z. Hongjie, X. Lin, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2010). Trends in antibiotic resistance genes occurrence in the Haihe River, China. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44: 7220–7225.

127.    Xiu Z-M, K.B. Gregory, G.V. Lowry, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2010). Effect of bare and coated nano-scale zero-valent iron on tceA and vcrA gene expression in Dehalococcoides spp. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44: 7647–7651.

126.    Qu X., Y-S Hwang, P.J.J. Alvarez, D. Bouchard and Q. Li (2010). UV Irradiation and humic acid mediate aggregation of aqueous fullerene (nC60) nanoparticles. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44: 7821–7826.

125.    Cho M., J, Lee, Y. Mackeyev, L.J. Wilson, P.J.J. Alvarez, J.B. Hughes and J-H. Kim (2010). Visible light sensitized inactivation of MS-2 bacteriophage by novel amine-functionalized C60 derivative. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43: 7410-7415.

124.    Lee J., S. Mahendra, and P.J.J. Alvarez(2010). Nanomaterials in the Construction Industry: A Review of Their Applications and Environmental Health and Safety Considerations. ACS Nano. 4(7): 3580-3590.

123.    Kazy S., A. Monier and , P.J.J. Alvarez (2010). Assessing the Correlation between Anaerobic Toluene Degradation Activity and bssA Concentrations in Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Aquifer Material. Biodegradation. DOI10.1007/s10532-010-9344-1.

122.    Lee J., W. Song, S.S. Jang, J.D. Fortner, P.J.J. Alvarez, W.J. Cooper and J-H Kim (2010). Stability of water-stable C60 cluster (nC60) to OH radical oxidation and hydrated electron reduction. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44(10): 3786-3792.

121.    Li Z., K. Greden, P.J.J. Alvarez, K. Gregory, and G.V. Lowry (2010). Adsorbed organic macromolecules limits adhesion and toxicity of nano scale zero valent iron (NZVI) to E. coli. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44 (9):3462–3467.

120.    Powers S.E., Dominguez R., and P.J.J. Alvarez (2010). The water footprint of biofuel production in the USA. Biofuels. 1(2):255-260, 2010.

119.    Schloendorn, T. Webb, K. Kemmish, M. Hamalainen, D. Jackemeyer, L. Jiang, J. Mathieu, J. Rebo, J, Sankman, L. Sherman, L. Tontson, A. Qureshi., P.J.J. Alvarez, and B. Rittmann (2010). Medical Bioremediation – a Concept Moving Towards Reality Ageing Research. (12(6)411-419.

118.    Li M., S. Fiorenza, J. Chatham, S. Mahendra, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2010). 1,4-Dioxane biodegradation at low temperatures in Arctic groundwater samples. Water Research 44:2894-2900.

117.    Da Silva MLB and P.J.J. Alvarez (2010). Indole-based assay to assess the effect of ethanol on Pseudomonas putida F1 dioxygenase activity. Biodegradation. 21:425-430.

116.    Gomez D. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2010). Comparison of the Effects of Various Fuel Alcohols on the Natural Attenuation of Benzene Plumes: A Simulation Analysis Using RT3D with the General Substrate Interaction Module. J. Contam. Hydrol. 113:66-76.

115.    Lee C-W, S. Mahendra, K. Zodrow, D. Li, Y-C Tsai, J. Braam  and P. J.J. Alvarez (2010). Developmental phytotoxicity of metal oxide nanoparticles to Arabidopsis thaliana. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 29:669-675.

114.    Durnin G. J. Clomburg, Z. Yeates, P.J.J. Alvarez, K. Zygourakis,  P. Campbell, and R. Gonzalez (2009). Understanding and Harnessing the Microaerobic Metabolism of Glycerol in Escherichia coli. Biotechnol. Bioeng.103(1) 148-161.

113.    Heck K.N., M.O. Nutt, P.J.J. Alvarez, and M. S. Wong (2009). Deactivation resistance of Pd/Au nanoparticle catalysts for water-phase hydrodechlorination. J. Catal. 267, 97-104.

112.    Mathieu J., W.W. Mohn, L.D. Eltis, J. LeBlanc, G. Stewart, C. Dresen, K. Okamoto and P.J.J. Alvarez (2010). 7-Ketocholesterol catabolism by Rhodococcus jostii RHA1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76(1):352-355.

111.    Xiu Z-M, Z-H Jin, T-L Li, S. Mahendra, G.V. Lowry, and P.J.J Alvarez (2010). Effect of nano-scale zero-valent iron particles on a mixed culture dechlorinating trichloroethylene.  Bioresource Technology 101: 1141–1146.

110.    Li Q., M. B. Tomson, M.S. Wong, and P. J.J. Alvarez (2008). Nanotechnology: one answer to the global challenge of clean water. Water 21. August. pp. 26-28.

109.    Lee J., Y. Mackeyev, M. Cho, D. Li, J-H. Kim, L.J. Wilson, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2009). Photochemical and Antimicrobial Properties of Novel C60 Derivatives in Aqueous Systems. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43(17):6604-6610.

108.    Stafford B., N. Capiro, P.J.J. Alvarez and W. Rixey (2009). Pore Water Characteristics Following the Release of Neat Ethanol onto Pre-existing NAPL. Groundwater Monitoring and Remediation. 29(3): 93-104.

107.    Alvarez P.J.J., V. Colvin, J. Lead and V. Stone (2009). Research Priorities to Advance Eco-Responsible Nanotechnology. ACS Nano 3(7): 1616-1619.

106.    Goyal A. , A. Kumar, P. K. Patra, S. Mahendra,  P. J. J. Alvarez, G. John, and P.M. Ajayan (2009). In-situ synthesis of silver nanoparticles-PDMS composite films. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 30: 1116–1122.

105.    Brunet L., Lyon D.Y., Hotze E.M., Alvarez P.J.J., and Wiesner M.R. (2009). Comparative photoactivity of fullerenes and titanium dioxide: mechanisms, implications on antimicrobial activity and applications. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43, 4355–4360.

104.    Parisi V.A., G.R. Brubaker, M.J. Zenker, R.C. Prince, L.M. Gieg, M.L.B. da Silva, P.J.J. Alvarez, and J.M. Suflita (2009). Field metabolomics and laboratory assessments of anaerobic intrinsic bioremediation of hydrocarbons at a petroleum-contaminated site. Microbial Biotechnology. 2(2), 202–212.

103.    Dominguez R., S.E. Powers, J.G. Burken and P.J.J. Alvarez (2009). The water footprint of biofuels: a drink or drive issue? Environ. Sci. Technol. 43 (9), 3005-3010.

102.    Mathieu J.M., J. Schloendorn, B.E.Rittmann and P.J.J. Alvarez (2009). Medical bioremediation of age-related diseases. Microbial Cell Factories. 8:21 (9 April 2009).

101.    Illman W. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2009). Performance assessment of bioremediation and natural attenuation. Crit. Rev. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39 (4): 209 – 270.

100.    Gomez D. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2009). Modeling the Natural attenuation of benzene in groundwater impacted by ethanol-blended fuels: effect of ethanol content on the lifespan and maximum length of benzene plumes. Wat. Resour. Res., 45, W03409, doi:10.1029/2008WR007159. 

99.    Zodrow K., L. Brunet, S. Mahendra, Q. Li, and P.J.J. Álvarez (2009). Polysulfone ultrafiltration membranes impregnated with silver nanoparticles show improved biofouling resistance and virus removal. Wat. Res. 43:715-723.

98.    Wong M.S., P.J.J. Alvarez, Y.L. Fang, N. Akçin, M.O. Nutt, and K.H. Heck. (2008). Cleaner Water using Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts. J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 84:158-166.

97.    Mahendra S., H. Zhu, V. Colvin and P. J. J. Alvarez (2008). Quantum dot weathering results in microbial toxicity. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42 (24), 9424-9430.

96.    Lyon D.Y. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2008). Fullerene water suspension (nC60) exerts antibacterial effects via ROS-independent protein oxidation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42:8127-8132.

95.    Lyon D.Y., D, Brown, E. Sundstrom, and P. J.J.Alvarez (2008). Assessing a fullerene water suspension as an antibiofouling surface treatment. Int. Biodeterior. Biodegrad. 62:475-478.

94.    Da Silva M.L.B. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2008). Exploring the correlation between halorespirer biomarker concentrations and TCE dechlorination rates. J. Environ. Engrg. 134(11)895-901.

93.    Li Q., S. Mahendra, D. Y. Lyon, L. Brunet, M. V. Liga, D. Li and P. J.J. Alvarez (2008). Antimicrobial Nanomaterials for Water Disinfection and Microbial Control: Potential Applications and Implications. Wat. Res. 42:4591-4602.

92.    Mathieu J., J. Schloendorn, B.E. Rittmann and P. J.J. Alvarez (2008). Microbial degradation of 7-ketocholesterol. Biodegradation. 19:807-813.

91.    Stephen J. Klaine S.J., P.J.J. Alvarez, G.E. Batley, T.F. Fernandes, R.D. Handy, D.Y. Lyon, S. Mahendra, M.J. McLaughlin, and J.R. Lead (2008). Critical review of Nanomaterials in the Environment. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 27(9):1825-1851.

90.    Li, D., Lyon D.Y., Q. Li, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2008). Effect of natural organic matter on the antibacterial activity of a fullerene water suspension.  Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 27(9):1888-1894.

89.    Cápiro N.L, M.L. Da Silva, B. P. Stafford, W.G. Rixey, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2008). Microbial community response to a release of neat ethanol onto residual hydrocarbons in a pilot-scale aquifer tank. Environmental Microbiology. 10(9), 2236–2244.

88.    Hotze M., J. Labille, P.J.J. Alvarez and M. Wiesner (2008). Mechanisms of photochemistry and reactive oxygen production by fullerene suspensions in water. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42, 4175–4180.

87.    Lyon D.Y., L. Brunet, G.W. Hinkal, M.R. Wiesner, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2008). Antibacterial activity of fullerene water suspensions (nC60) is not due to ROS-mediated damage.  Nanoletters. 8(5): 1539-1543.

86.    Gomez D., P. Leblanc P. Bedient. W. Rixey and P.J.J. Alvarez (2008). Modeling Benzene Plume Elongation Mechanisms Exerted by Ethanol Using RT3D with a General Substrate Interaction Module. Wat. Resour. Res. 44(5), W05405, doi:10.1029/2007WR006184.

85.    Brunet L., D.Y Lyon., K. Zodrow, J-C Rouch, B. Caussat, P.Serp, J-C Remigy, M.R Wiesner, P.J.J. Alvarez (2007). Properties of membranes containing semi-dispersed carbon nanotubes. Environ. Engrg. Sci. 24(8): 1122-1127.

84.    Dominguez R., M.L.B. da Silva, T.M. McGuire, D.A. Adamson, C.J. Newell, B.S. Yare and P.J.J. Alvarez (2008). Source zone bioremediation of chlorobenzene DNAPLs: performance assessment using real time quantitative polymerase chain reaction. Biodegradation. 19(4):545-553.

83.    Lyon, D.Y., D.A. Brown and P J.J. Alvarez (2008).Implications and Potential Applications of Bactericidal Fullerene Water Suspensions: Effect of nC60 Concentration, Exposure Conditions and Shelf Life. Wat. Sci. Technol. 57(10): 1533-1538.

82.    Rentz J.A., P.J.J. Alvarez, and J. L. Schnoor (2008). Salicylate induced benzo[a]pyrene co-metabolism by Sphingomonas yanoikuyae JAR02. Environmental Pollution 151:669-677.

81.    Da Silva M.L.B., R.L.. Johnson, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2007). Microbial characterization of a subsurface undergoing treatment with a permeable reactive iron barrier. Environ. Engrg. Sci. (24(8) 1122-1127.

80.    Hotze M., A.R. Badireiddy, S. Chelam, P.J.J.Alvarez and M. Wiesner (2007). Toxicity of fullerol nanoparticles to bacteriophages. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41(18): 6627-6632.

79.    Fang* J., D.Y. Lyon, M Wiesner, J. Dong and P.J.J. Alvarez (2007). Effect of a fullerene water suspension on bacterial phospholipids and membrane phase behavior. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41(7): 2636-2642.

78.    Vázquez-Morillas A., M. Vaca-Mier, M. Beltrán-Villavicencio, R. López-Callejas, y P.J.J. Alvarez (2007). Reducción de percloroetileno y cromo hexavalente mediante Fe(0) y bioestimulación de microorganismos anaerobios. Rev. Int. Contam. Ambient. 23 (2) 51-58.

77.    Da Silva M.L.B., R.C. Daprato, D.E. Gomez, J.B. Hughes, C.H. Ward*, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2006). Comparison of Bioaugmentation and Biostimulation for the Enhancement of DNAPL Source Zone Bioremediation. Water Environment Research. 78 (13): 2456-2465.

76.    O. Nut M., K. N. Heck, P.J.J. Alvarez, and M. S. Wong* (2006). Improved Pd-on-Au Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts for Aqueous-phase Trichloroethene Hydrodechlorination. Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 69:115-125.

75.    Melendez-Estrada J., M.A. Amezcua-Allieri, P.J.J. Alvarez and R. Rodriguez-Vazquez (2006). Phenanthrene removal by Penicillium frquentans grown on a solid state culture: effect of oxygen concentration. Environmental Technology: 27: (10): 1073-1080.

74.    Alvarez P.J.J. (2006). Nanotechnology in the environment – the good, the bad and the ugly. ASCE. J. Environ. Engrg. (editorial). 132(10)1233.

73.    Wiesner* M. R., G. V. Lowry, P.J.J. Alvarez, D. Dionysiou, and P. Biswas (2006). Assessing the risks of manufactured nanomaterials. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40 (14):4337-4445.

72.    Lyon* D. Y., L. K. Adams, J. C. Falkner, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2006). Antibacterial Activity of Fullerene Water Suspensions: Effect of Preparation Method and Particle Size. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40 (14):4360-4366.

71.    Da Silva M.L.B. and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2006). Quantification of Anaerobic Benzene Degraders Using Real-Time PCR. Environ. Microbiol. 9 (1): 72-80.

70.    Zhu X., L.Zhu, Y. Li, Z. Duan, .Chen and P. J. J. Alvarez (2007). Developmental Toxicity in Zebrafish Embryos After Exposure to Manufactured Nanomaterials: Buckminsterfullerene Aggregates (nC60) and Fullerol. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 26(5):976-979.

69.    Adams* L.K. D. Y. Lyon and P.J.J. Alvarez (2006). Comparative Toxicity of Nano-Scale TiO2, SiO2 and ZnO Water Suspensions. Wat. Res. 40(19):3527-3532.

68.    Rysz M. and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2006). Transport of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Resistance Carrying Plasmids through Porous Media. Wat. Sci. Technol. 164(11):363-370.

67.    Cápiro* N.L, B. P. Stafford, W.G. Rixey, P.J.J. Alvarez, and P.B. Bedient (2006). Fuel-Grade Ethanol Transport at the Water Table Interface in a Pilot-Scale Aquifer Tank. Water Research 41(3):656-664.

66.    Da Silva M.L.B., Kamath R., and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2006). Effect of simulated rhizodeposition on the relative abundance of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon catabolic genes in a contaminated soil. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 25(2): 386–391.

65.    Vazquez-Morilla A., M, Vaca-Mier and P.J.J. Alvarez (2006). Biological activation of ferric oxide for reduction of hexavalent chromium in presence of different anions. Eur. J. Soil Biol. 42:99-106.

64.    Kamath R., J.L. Schnoor, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2005). Effect of simulated rhizodeposition on the fate of phenanthrene in aged contaminated soils. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39:9669-9675.

63.    De Grey* A.D.N.J., P.J.J. Alvarez, R.O. Brady, A.M. Cuervo, J. Jerome, P.L. McCarty, R.A. Nixon, B.E. Rittmann, J.R. Sparrow (2005). Medical bioremediation: prospects for the application of microbial catabolic diversity to several major age-related diseases Ageing Research Reviews. 4:315-338.

62.    Da Silva M.L.B., G.M. Ruiz-Aguilar, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2005). Enhanced anaerobic biodegradation of BTEX-ethanol mixtures in aquifer columns amended with sulfate, chelated ferric iron or nitrate. Biodegradation 16: 105-114.

61.    Shrout J., P. Larese-Casanova,, M.M. Scherer, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2005). Sustained and complete hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) degradation in zero-valent iron simulated barriers under different microbial conditions. Environmental Pollution 12: 1115-1126.

60.    Rentz J.A., P.J.J. Alvarez, and J. L. Schnoor (2005). Benzo[a]pyrene co-metabolism in the presence of plant root extracts and exudates: Implications for phytoremediation. Environmental Pollution 136:477-484.

59.    Da Silva M.L.B. and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2004). Enhanced anaerobic biodegradation of BTEX-ethanol mixtures in bioaugmented aquifer columns. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70(8):4720-4726.

58.    Sherburne L.A, J.D. Shrout, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2004). Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) degradation by Acetobacterium paludosum. Biodegradation 3:1-9.

57.    Meléndez-Estrada J., M. A. Amezcua-Allieri, P.J.J. Alvarez and R. Rodríguez-Vázquez (2004). Phenanthrene removal by Penicillium frequentans grown on a solid-state culture: effect of oxygen concentration. Environmental Technology 27 (10): 1073-1080.

56.    Rysz M. and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2004). Amplification and Attenuation of Tetracycline Resistance in Soil Bacteria: Aquifer Column Experiments. Wat. Res. 38: 3705-3712.

55.    Kamath R., J. Rentz, J.L. Schnoor, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2004). Phytoremediation of hydrocarbon-cobtaminated soils: principles and applications. In: R. Vazquez-Duhalt and R. Quintero-Ramirez (Eds.). Petroleum Biotechnology, 151. Elsevier, ISBN: 0-444-51699-9.

54.    Kamath R., J.L. Schnoor, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2005). A model for the effect of simulated rhizodeposition on the fate of phenanthrene in aged contaminated soils. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39:9669-9675.

53.    Lovanh N. and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2004). Effect of ethanol, acetate, and phenol on toluene degradation activity and tod-lux expression in Pseudomonas putida TOD102: an evaluation of the metabolic flux dilution model. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 86(7):801-808.

52.    Oh B-T and P.J.J. Alvarez (2004). Removal of explosives using an integrated Fe0-microbial treatment in flow-through columns. Bull. Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 73:1-8.

51.    Rentz J.A., P.J.J. Alvarez, and J.L. Schnoor* (2004). Repression of Pseudomonas putida phenanthrene degrading activity by plant root extracts. Environmental Microbiology 6(6): 574-583.

50.    Fang* J., N. Lovanh, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2004). The Use of Isotopic and Lipid Analysis Techniques linking Toluene Degradation to Specific Microorganisms: Applications and Limitations. Wat. Res. 38:2529-2536.

49.    Ginner J.L., P.J.J. Alvarez, S.L. Smith, and M.M. Scherer* (2004). Nitrate and Nitrite Reduction by Fe0: Influence of Mass Transport, temperature, pH, and Denitrifying Microbes. Environ. Eng. Sci. 21(2): 219-229.

48.    Gaddi M., T. Sexton, M. Muste, V.C. Patel, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2003). International Perspectives in Water Resources Management: The Paraná River Watershed. World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, v2n3:435-439.

47.    Fernandez-Sanchez J.M., Sawvel E.J., and Alvarez* P.J.J. (2003). Effect of Fe0 quantity on microbial processes that enhance the efficacy of permeable reactive barriers.  Chemosphere.  54 (7): 923-829.

46.    Ruiz-Aguilar G.M, K. O’Reilley, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2002). A comparison of benzene and toluene plumes for sites contaminated with regular versus ethanol-amended gasoline. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation. 23(1):48-53.

45.    Rentz J.A., B. Chapman, P.J.J. Alvarez, and J.L. Schnoor* (2002). Stimulation of hybrid poplar growth in petroleum contaminated soils through oxygen addition and soil nutrient amendments.  Int. J. Phytoremediation 4(1) 57-62.

44.    Oh B-T and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2002). Hexahydro-1,3,5-Trinitro-1,3,5-Triazine (RDX) degradation in biologically active iron columns. Water, Air Soil and Soil Pollution 141 (1-4): 325-335.

43.    Ruiz-Aguilar G.M, J. M. Fernandez-Sanchez, S. R. Kane, D. Kim and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2002). Effect of ethanol and methyl-tert-butyl ether on  monoaromatic hydrocarbon biodegradation: response variability for different aquifer materials under various electron-accepting conditions. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 21(12):2631-2639.

42.    Beller* H. R., S. R. Kane T.C. C. Legler, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2002). A novel real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method for monitoring anaerobic, hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria. Environ. Sci. Technol. 36(18):3977-3984.

41.    Da Silva M.L. and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2002). Effects of ethanol versus MTBE on BTEX migration and natural attenuation in aquifer columns. ASCE J. Env. Engrg. 128(9):862-867.

40.    Deeb* R. A., J. O. Sharp, A. Stocking, S. McDonald, K. A. West, M. Laugier, P. J. J. Alvarez, M. C. Kavanaugh and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2002). Impact of Ethanol on Benzene Plume Lengths: Microbial and Modeling Studies. ASCE J. Env. Engrg. 128(9):868-875.

39.    Lovanh N., C.S. Hunt, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2002). Effect of ethanol on BTEX degradation kinetics: continuous culture experiments. Wat. Res. 36:3739-3746.

38.    Gandhi S., B.-T. Oh, J. L. Schnoor, P. J. J. Alvarez*. 2002. Degradation of TCE, Cr(VI), sulfate, and nitrate mixtures by granular iron in flow-through columns under different microbial conditions. Water Res. 36(8): 1973-1982.

37.    Oh B-T, C.L. Just, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2001). Hexahydro-1,3,5-Trinitro-1,3,5-Triazine (RDX) mineralization by zero-valent iron and mixed anaerobic cultures. Environ. Sci. Technol. 35(21):4341-4346.

36.    Kelley S.L., E.W. Aitchison, J.L. Schnoor, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2001). Biodegradation of 1,4-dioxane in planted and unplanted soil: effect of bioaugmentation with Amycolata sp. CB1190. Water Research. 35(16):3791-3800.

35.    Fernandez-Sanchez J.M, R. Rodriguez-Vazquez*, G. Ruiz-Aguilar, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2001). PCB biodegradation in aged contaminated soil: interactions between exogenous Phanerochaete chrysosporium and indigenous microorganisms. J. Environ. Sci. Health A36(7):1145-1162.

34.    Powers* S.E., D.W. Rice, B. Dooher, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2001). Replacing MTBE with ethanol as a gasoline oxygenate – How may groundwater resources be impacted? Environ. Sci. Technol. 35(1):24A-30A.

33.    Powers S.E., C.S. Hunt, S.E. Heermann, H.X. Corseuil, D. Rice, and P.J.J Alvarez* (2001). The transport and fate of ethanol and BTEX in groundwater contaminated by gasohol.  Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 31(1):79-123. A. B.

32.    Egli K., U. Fanger, P.J.J. Alvarez, H. Siegrist, J.R. van der Meer*, and A.J.B. Zehnder (2001). Enrichment and characterization of a new anammox-bacterium from a rotating biological contactor treating ammonium-rich leachate.  Archives of Microbiology. 175(3): 198-207.

31.    Vaca-Mier* M., R. Gehr, B.E. Jimenez-Cisneros, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2001).  Heavy metal removal with Mexican clinoptilolite: multi-component ionic exchange. Wat. Res. 35:373-378.

30.    Costura R.K. and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2000).  Expression and longevity of toluene dioxygenase in Pseudomonas putida F1 grown at different dissolved oxygen concentrations.  Wat. Res..34: 3014-3018.

29.    Dejournett T. and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2000) Combined microbial-Fe(0) system to remove nitrate from contaminated groundwater.  Bioremediation Journal 4:149-154.

28.    Fang* J., M. Barcelona and P.J.J. Alvarez (2000).  Phospholipids compositional changes of five pseudomonad archetypes grown with and without toluene Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 54: 382-389.

27.    Fang* J., M. Barcelona and P.J Alvarez (2000). A direct comparison between fatty acid analysis and intact phospholipid profiling for microbial identification. Org. Geochem. 31: 881-887.

26.    Fang J., M. Barcelona and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2000) Phospholipids of five pseudomonad archetypes for different toluene degradation pathways. Bioremediation Journal 4(3):181-185.

25.    Wildman M. J. and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2001). RDX degradation using an integrated Fe(0)-microbial treatment approach.  Water Science and Technology 43(2): 25-33.

24.    Rojas-Avelizapa N.G., R. Rodríguez-Vázquez*, S. Saval- Bohorquez, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2000). Effect of C/N/P ratio and nonionic surfactants on polychlorinated biphenyls biodegradation. World Journal of Microbiology 16(4):319-324.

23.    Scherer M.M., S. Richter R.L. Valentine, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2000). Chemistry and microbiology of permeable reactive barriers for in situ groundwater cleanup. Crit. Rev. Environ. Sci. Technol. 30:363-411.

22.    Aitchison E., S. Kelley, J.L. Schnoor*, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2000).  Phytoremediation of 1,4-dioxane by hybrid poplar trees.  Water Environment Research. 72: 313-321.

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