19952020

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2020

Analysis of microbial communities involved in organic matter and nitrogen removal in a full-scale moving bed biofilm reactor located near the Polar Arctic Circle

Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Muñoz-Palazon, B., Hurtado-Martinez, M., Mikola, A., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., 1 Jan 2020, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 146, 104830.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Cost–Benefit Analysis of Leakage Reduction Methods in Water Supply Networks

Ahopelto, S. & Vahala, R., 10 Jan 2020, In : Water (Switzerland). 12, 1, 195.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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2019

Adsorption of natural organic matter from lake water by tailored alkali activated biochar

Yazdani, R., Vahala, R., Tiraferri, A. & Zimmerman, J. B., 7 Oct 2019, IWA Specialist Conference on Natural Organic Matter in Water. Tokyo, Japan: IWA, 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Dataset for natural organic matter treatment by tailored biochars

Yazdani, M. R., Duimovich, N., Tiraferri, A., Laurell, P., Borghei, M., Zimmerman, J. B. & Vahala, R., 1 Aug 2019, In : Data in Brief. 25, 104353.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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72 Downloads (Pure)
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1 Citation (Scopus)

Microbial ecology dynamics of a partial nitritation bioreactor with Polar Arctic Circle activated sludge operating at low temperature

Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Muñoz-Palazon, B., Hurtado-Martinez, M., Maza-Marquez, P., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., 1 Jun 2019, In : Chemosphere. 225, p. 73-82 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Network representation and analysis of a large-scale wastewater treatment plant

Corona, F., Mulas, M., Mikola, A., Kuokkanen, A., Heinonen, M. & Vahala, R., 2019, 12th IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems. Elsevier, p. 364-369 6 p. (IFAC-PapersOnLine; vol. 52, no. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)
88 Downloads (Pure)

Nitrogen and phosphorus harvesting from liquid waste using gas permeable hydrophobic membrane (GPHM) - NPHarvest - A business model study

Pradhan, S., Mikola, A. & Vahala, R., 2019, Aalto University. 55 p. (Aalto University publication series SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY; vol. 2019, no. 3)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

Open Access

Recovery of nitrogen and phosphorus from human urine using membrane and precipitation process

Pradhan, S. K., Mikola, A., Heinonen-Tanski, H. & Vahala, R., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 247, p. 596-602 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sewer Life Span Prediction : Comparison of Methods and Assessment of the Sample Impact on the Results

Laakso, T., Kokkonen, T., Mellin, I. & Vahala, R., Dec 2019, In : WATER. 11, 12, 14 p., 2657.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)
40 Downloads (Pure)

Solar photocatalytic disinfection using ink-jet printed composite TiO2/SiO2 thin films on flexible substrate : Applicability to drinking and marine water

Levchuk, I., Homola, T., Moreno-Andrés, J., Rueda-Márquez, J. J., Dzik, P., Moríñigo, M. Á., Sillanpää, M., Manzano, M. A. & Vahala, R., 1 Oct 2019, In : Solar Energy. 191, p. 518-529 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tailored mesoporous biochar sorbents from pinecone biomass for the adsorption of natural organic matter from lake water

Yazdani, M. R., Duimovich, N., Tiraferri, A., Laurell, P., Borghei, M., Zimmerman, J. B. & Vahala, R., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 291, 111248.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

UV-illuminated Adsorption of Natural Organic Mater from Lake Water by Nano Titanium Dioxide Enabled Alginate Beads

Yazdani, R., Vahala, R., Etula, J., Peltola, A. & Zimmerman, J. B., 7 Oct 2019, IWA Specialist Conference on Natural Organic Matter in Water. Tokyo, Japan: IWA, 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

2018

A Comparative Study on Rapid Wastewater Treatment Response to Refugee Crises

Kosonen, H., Kim, A., Gough, H., Mikola, A. & Vahala, R., 2018, In : Global Challenges - An Innovative Journal for Tackling Humanity's Global Challenges. 3, 1, 11 p., 1800039.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Antimicrobial activity of printed composite TiO2/SiO2 and TiO2/SiO2/Au thin films under UVA-LED and natural solar radiation

Levchuk, I., Kralova, M., Rueda-Márquez, J. J., Moreno-Andrés, J., Gutiérrez-Alfaro, S., Dzik, P., Parola, S., Sillanpää, M., Vahala, R. & Manzano, M. A., 30 Dec 2018, In : APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL. 239, p. 609-618 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Application of microbial fuel cell technology for wastewater treatment and electricity generation under Nordic countries climate conditions : Study of performance and microbial communities

Gonzalez-Martínez, A., Chengyuan, S., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Pozo, C., Gonzalez-Lopez, J. & Vahala, R., 1 Dec 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 270, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Chitosan–Zinc(II) Complexes as a Bio-Sorbent for the Adsorptive Abatement of Phosphate: Mechanism of Complexation and Assessment of Adsorption Performance

Yazdani, M. R., Virolainen, E., Conley, K. & Vahala, R., 2018, In : Polymers. 10, 1, 19 p., 25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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11 Citations (Scopus)
135 Downloads (Pure)

Development of an Extended ASM3 Model for Predicting the Nitrous Oxide Emissions in a Full-Scale Wastewater Treatment Plant

Blomberg, K., Kosse, P., Mikola, A., Kuokkanen, A., Fred, T., Heinonen, M., Mulas, M., Lübken, M., Wichern, M. & Vahala, R., 15 May 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 10, p. 5803-5811 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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7 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating water and wastewater pipe failure consequences and the most detrimental failure modes

Laakso, T., Ahopelto, S., Lampola, T., Kokkonen, T. & Vahala, R., Jun 2018, In : Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 18, 3, p. 901-909

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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5 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Linking the effect of antibiotics on partial-nitritation biofilters : Performance, microbial communities and microbial activities

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Margareto, A., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Pesciaroli, C., Diaz-Cruz, S., Barcelo, D. & Vahala, R., 26 Feb 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, FEB, 16 p., 354.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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12 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

Microbial ecology of full-scale wastewater treatment systems in the Polar Arctic Circle: Archaea, Bacteria and Fungi

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Sihvonen, M., Munoz-Palazon, B., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Mikola, A. & Vahala, R., 2 Feb 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 11 p., 2208.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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23 Citations (Scopus)
118 Downloads (Pure)

Nitrogen and phosphorus harvesting from liquid waste using gas permeable hydrophobic membrane (GPHM) - NPHARVEST: – End-Product Market study

Pradhan, S., Mikola, A., Sihvonen, M. & Vahala, R., 2018, Finland: Aalto University. 36 p. (Aalto University publication series SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY; vol. 2018, no. 4)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

Open Access

Nitrogen and phosphorus harvesting from liquid waste using membrane (GPHM) – Market potential study: NPHarvest technique - Market potential study

Pradhan, S., Mikola, A., Sihvonen, M. & Vahala, R., 2018, Finland: Aalto University. 34 p. (Aalto University publication series SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY; vol. 2018, no. 3)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

Open Access

Performance and microbial community structure of a polar Arctic Circle aerobic granular sludge system operating at low temperature

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Muñoz-Palazon, B., Maza-Márquez, P., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Gonzalez-Lopez, J. & Vahala, R., 1 May 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 256, p. 22-29 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative and qualitative studies of microorganisms involved in full-scale autotrophic nitrogen removal performance

Muñoz-Palazon, B., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Castellano-Hinojosa, A., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., van Loosdrecth, M. C. M., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Feb 2018, In : AIChE Journal. 64, 2, p. 457-467 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Sewer Condition Prediction and Analysis of Explanatory Factors

Laakso, T., Kokkonen, T., Mellin, I. & Vahala, R., 13 Sep 2018, In : WATER. 10, 9, p. 1-17 17 p., 1239.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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6 Citations (Scopus)
124 Downloads (Pure)

The Seasonality of Nitrite Concentrations in a Chloraminated Drinking Water Distribution System

Rantanen, P-L., Mellin, I., Keinänen-Toivola, M., Ahonen, M. & Vahala, R., 15 Aug 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 8, 17 p., 1756.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

Tulevaisuuden kestävä vesihuolto – ennakointi, ohjaus ja järjestäminen

Berninger, K., Laakso, T., Paatela, H., Virta, S., Rautiainen, J., Virtanen, R., Tynkkynen, O., Piila, N., Dubovik, M. & Vahala, R., 13 Sep 2018, VALTIONEUVOSTON KANSLIA. 139 p. (Valtioneuvoston selvitys- ja tutkimustoiminnan julkaisusarja; vol. 2018, no. 56)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

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2017

16S rRNA gene-based characterization of bacteria potentially associated with phosphate and carbonate precipitation from a granular autotrophic nitrogen removal bioreactor

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Rivadeneyra, M. A., Rivadeneyra, A., Martin-Ramos, D., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Lopez, J., 2017, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 101, 2, p. 817-829 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Bacterial diversity and population shifts driven by spotlight wastewater micropollutants in low-temperature highly nitrifying activated sludge

Kruglova, A., Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Kråkström, M., Mikola, A. & Vahala, R., 15 Dec 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 605-606, p. 291-299 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Data utilization at Finnish water and wastewater utilities: Current practices vs. state of the art

Sirkiä, J., Laakso, T., Ahopelto, S., Ylijoki, O., Porras, J. & Vahala, R., Apr 2017, In : UTILITIES POLICY. 45, p. 69-75 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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8 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Four years of on-line gaseous N2O emission monitoring at a large WWTP - lessons learned and mitigation strategy outline

Mikola, A., Vahala, R. & Mulas, M., Nov 2017, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of NRR-LWWTP 2017. IWA International Water Association, 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Nitrogen and Phosphorus Harvesting from Human Urine Using a Stripping, Absorption, and Precipitation Process

Pradhan, S. K., Mikola, A. & Vahala, R., 2 May 2017, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 51, 9, p. 5165-5171 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrogen recovery from digester reject water using selective gas-permeable membrane

Mikola, A., Vahala, R., Pradhan, S. & Kaljunen, J., Nov 2017, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of NRR-LWWTP 2017. 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Performance and bacterial community structure of a granular autotrophic nitrogen removal bioreactor amended with high antibiotic concentrations

Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Margareto, A., Robledo-Mahon, T., Aranda, E., Diaz-Cruz, S., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., Barcelo, D., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., 1 Oct 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 325, p. 257-269 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Performance and microbial community structure characterization of a CIC anaerobic reactor for the treatment of cassava wastewater

Su, C., Lu, Y., Qin, J., Zheng, P., Qiu, R., Chen, M., Vahala, R. & Wang, Y., 1 Nov 2017, In : ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING. 108, p. 114-122 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Start-up and operation of an aerobic granular sludge system under low working temperature inoculated with cold-adapted activated sludge from Finland

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Muñoz-Palazon, B., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Maza-Márquez, P., Mikola, A., Gonzalez-Lopez, J. & Vahala, R., 1 Sep 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 239, p. 180-189 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, characterization and exploitation of nano-TiO2/feldspar-embedded chitosan beads towards UV-assisted adsorptive abatement of aqueous arsenic (As)

Yazdani, R., Bhatnagar, A. & Vahala, R., 15 May 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 316, p. 370-382 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

26 Citations (Scopus)

The Spatial Distribution of Nitrite Concentrations in a Large Drinking Water Distribution System in Finland

Rantanen, P-L., Keinänen-Toivola, M. M., Ahonen, M., Mellin, I., Zhang, D., Laakso, T. & Vahala, R., 2017, In : JOURNAL OF WATER RESOURCE AND PROTECTION. 9, 8, p. 1026-1042

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Toxicological impacts of antibiotics on aquatic micro-organisms: A mini-review

Välitalo, P., Kruglova, A., Mikola, A. & Vahala, R., May 2017, In : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYGIENE AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH. 220, 3, p. 558-569 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

52 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Adaptive data-derived anomaly detection in the activated sludge process of a large-scale wastewater treatment plant

Haimi, H., Mulas, M., Corona, F., Marsili-Libelli, S., Lindell, P., Heinonen, M. & Vahala, R., 1 Jun 2016, In : ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. 52, p. 65-80 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorptive removal of arsenic(V) from aqueous phase by feldspars: Kinetics, mechanism, and thermodynamic aspects of adsorption

Yazdani, M. R., Tuutijärvi, T., Bhatnagar, A. & Vahala, R., 1 Feb 2016, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 214, p. 149-156 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

57 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic removal using nano-TiO2/chitosan/feldspar hybrid: Bio-bead development and arsenate adsorption

Yazdani, M., Haimi, H., Vahala, R., Janiszewski, M. & Bhatnagar, A., 19 Jun 2016, Arsenic Research and Global Sustainability: Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment (As2016). Bhattacharya, P., Vahter, M., Jarsjö, J., Kumpiene, J., Ahmad, A., Sparrenbom, C., Jacks, G., Donselaar, M. E., Bundschuh, J. & Naidu, R. (eds.). p. 514-515 2 p. (Arsenic in the Environment - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Chemical Synthesis and Self-Assembly of a Ladderane Phospholipid

Mercer, J. A. M., Cohen, C. M., Shuken, S. R., Wagner, A. M., Smith, M. W., Moss, F. R., Smith, M. D., Vahala, R., Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Boxer, S. G. & Burns, N. Z., 14 Dec 2016, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 138, 49, p. 15845-15848 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

39 Citations (Scopus)
28 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of comammox bacteria in full-scale wastewater treatment bioreactors using tag-454-pyrosequencing

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M., Gonzalez-Lopez, J. & Vahala, R., 2016, In : ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH. 23, 24, p. 25501-25511 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution and microbial community structure analysis of a single-stage partial nitritation/anammox granular sludge bioreactor operating at low temperature

Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Purswani, J., Lotti, T., Maza-Marquez, P., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., 2016, In : Environmental Technology. 37, 18, p. 2281-2291 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of emerging micropollutamts on activated sludge bacterial communities in conventional and membrane laboratory-scale bioreactors under 8°C

Kruglova, A., Mikola, A., Gonzalez Martinez, A. & Vahala, R., 2016, p. 81-85. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientific

Full-scale implementation of an advanced control system on a biological wastewater treatment plant

Mulas, M., Corona, F., Sirviö, J., Hyvönen, S. & Vahala, R., 2016, 11th IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process SystemsIncluding Biosystems DYCOPS-CAB. 7 ed. Elsevier, Vol. 49. p. 1163-1168 6 p. (IFAC-PapersOnLine).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Microbes in biological processes for municipal landfill leachate treatment: Community, function and interaction

Zhang, D., Vahala, R., Wang, Y. & Smets, B. F., Sep 2016, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 113, p. 88-96

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

37 Citations (Scopus)