Publications

1996
J. G. Pressman, Aziz, C. E., Georgiou, G., and Speitel Jr, G. E., “Treatment of Chlorinated Solvents in Hollow Fiber Membrane Bioreactors,” Proceedings of 2nd Annual Symposium on Energy and the Environment. Rice University, Houston, TX, pp. 99-104, 1996.
M. W. Fitch, Speitel Jr, G. E., and Georgiou, G., “Degradation of Trichloroethylene by Methanol-Grown Cultures of Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b PP358,” Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 1124-1128, 1996.
J. M. Symons, Krasner, S. W., Sclimenti, M. J., Simms, L. A., Sorensen Jr, H. W., and Speitel Jr, G. E., “Influence of Bromide Ion on Trihalomethane and Haloacetic Acid Formation,” in Disinfection By-Products in Water Treatment, The Chemistry of Their Formation and Control, A. C. Diehl, Ed. Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers/CRC Press, Inc., 1996, pp. 91-130.
J. M. Symons, Xia, R., Diehl, A. C., Speitel Jr, G. E., Hwang, C. J., Krasner, S. W., and Barrett, S. E., “The Influence of Operational Variables on the Formation of Dissolved Organic Halogen During Chloramination,” in Water Disinfection and Natural Organic Matter: Characterization and Control, ACS Symposium Series 649, Washington, DC, 1996, pp. 78-104.
B. I. Dvorak, Lawler, D. F., and Speitel Jr, G. E., “The Niche for Steam Stripping in Treating Dilute SOC-Contaminated Waters,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. 122, no. 9, pp. 871-874, 1996.
B. I. Dvorak, Herbeck, C. J., Meurer, C. P., Lawler, D. F., and Speitel Jr, G. E., “Selecting Among Physical/Chemical Processes for Removing Synthetic Organics from Water,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. 122, no. 7, pp. 571-580, 1996.
P. C. de Blanc, McKinney, D. C., Speitel Jr, G. E., Sepehrnoori, K., and Delshad, M., “A Three-Dimensional, Multi-Component Model of Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid Flow and Biodegradation in Porous Media,” in Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (NAPLs) in the Subsurface Environment: Assessment and Remediation, New York: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1996.
M. W. Fitch, Weissman, D., Phelps, P., Georgiou, G., and Speitel Jr, G. E., “Trichloroethylene Degradation by Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b in a Sequencing Biofilm Reactor,” Water Research, vol. 30, no. 11, pp. 2655-2664, 1996.
1995
P. C. de Blanc, McKinney, D. C., and Speitel Jr, G. E., “Modeling Subsurface Biodegradation of Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids: A Literature Review,” Center for Research in Water Resources, University of Texas at Austin, 1995.
G. E. Speitel Jr and Segar Jr, R. L., “Cometabolism in Biofilm Reactors,” Water Science and Technology, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 215-225, 1995.
R. L. Segar Jr, “Cometabolism of Chloroethene Mixtures by Biofilms Grown on Phenol,” Bioremediation of Chlorinated Chemicals, pp. 245–253, 1995.
C. E. Aziz, Fitch, M. W., Linquist, L. K., Georgiou, G., and Speitel Jr, G. E., “Methanotrophic Biodegradation of Trichloroethylene in a Hollow Fiber Membrane Bioreactor,” Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 29, no. 10, pp. 2574-2582, 1995.
J. R. L. Segar, DeWys, S. L., and Speitel Jr, G. E., “Sustained Trichloroethylene Cometabolism by Phenol-Degrading Bacteria in Sequencing Biofilm Reactors,” Water Environment Research, vol. 67, no. 5, 1995.
1994
Constitutive Soluble Methane Monooxygenase Mutants of Methanotrophic Bacteria”, 1994.
J. M. Symons, Speitel Jr, G. E., Diehl, A. C., and Sorensen, H. W., “Precursor Control in Water Containing Bromide,” Journal American Water Works Association, vol. 86, no. 6, pp. 48-60, 1994.
G. E. Speitel Jr and Segar Jr, R. L., Trichloroethylene Cometabolism by Phenol-Degrading Bacteria in Sequencing Biofilm Reactors, Bioremediation of Chlorinated and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Compounds. Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers, 1994, pp. 333–338.
1993
B. I. Dvorak, Lawler, D. F., Speitel Jr, G. E., Jones, D. L., and Boadway, D. A., “Selection Among Treatment Technologies for Waters Contaminated with Synthetic Organic Chemicals,” Water Environment Research, vol. 65, no. 7, pp. 827-838, 1993.
G. E. Speitel Jr, Thompson, R. C., and Weissman, D., “Biodegradation Kinetics of Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b at Low Concentrations of Chloroform in the Presence and Absence of Enzyme Competition by Methane,” Water Research, vol. 27, no. 1, 1993.
G. E. Speitel Jr and McLay, D. S., “Biofilm Reactors for the Treatment of Gas Streams Containing Chlorinated Solvents,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. 119, no. 4, pp. 658-678, 1993.
G. E. Speitel Jr, Symons, J. M., Diehl, A. C., Sorensen, H. W., and Cipparone, L. A., “Effect of Ozone Dose and Subsequent Biodegradation on Removal of Disinfection By-Product Precursors,” Journal American Water Works Association, vol. 85, no. 5, pp. 86-95, 1993.

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