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Publications in Refereed Journals

  1. Garoma, T.; Pappaterra, D. 2017. An investigation of ultrasound effect on digestate solubilization and methane yield. Waste Management https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2017.03.021
  2. Garoma, T.; Janda, D. 2016. Investigation of the effects of microalgal cell concentration and electroporation, microwave and ultrasonication on lipid extraction efficiency. Renewable Energy 86,117123.
  3. Garoma, T.; Nguyen, D. 2016. Anaerobic Co-digestion of Microalgae Scenedesmus sp. and TWAS for Biomethane Production. Water Environment Research 88,13-20.
  4. Garoma, T.; Shackelford, T. 2014. Electroporation of Chlorella vulgaris to enhance biomethane production. Bioresource Technology 169, 778-783.
  5. Garoma, T.; Williams, C. 2013. Enhanced anaerobic digestion as a sanitation and energy recovery technology. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development 4, 572-581.
  6. Liu, X.; Garoma, T.; Chen, Z.; Wang, L.; Wu, Y. 2012. SMX degradation by ozonation and UV radiation: A kinetic study. Chemosphere 87, 1134-1140.
  7. Garoma, T.; Skidmore, L. 2011. Modeling the influence of ethanol on the adsorption and desorption of selected BTEX compounds on bentonite and kaolin. J. Environ. Sci. 23, 1865–1872.
  8. Garoma, T.; Ben-Khaled, M.; Beyene, A. 2011. Comparative Resource Analyses for Ethanol Produced from Corn and Sugarcane in Different Climatic Zones. Int. J. Energy Res. 36, 1065-1076.
  9. Garoma, T.; Matsumoto, S.A.; Wu, Y; Klinger, R. 2010. Removal of Bisphenol A and its Reaction-Intermediates from Aqueous Solution by Ozonation. Ozone Sci. Eng. 32, 338-343.
  10. Garoma, T.; Kocher, J. 2010. Investigation of Surfactant-Modified Activated Carbon for Recycled Water Disinfection. Water Sci. Technol. 62, 1755-1766.
  11. Garoma, T.; Shah, S.; Badriyha, B., 2010. Removal of Cadmium, Copper, and Zinc from Aqueous Solution by Activated Carbon Impregnated with 8-Hydroxyquinoline. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering 30, 14-21.
  12. Garoma, T.; Umamaheshwar, S.K.; Mumper, A., 2010. Removal of Sulfadiazine, Sulfamethizole, Sulfamethoxazole, and Sulfathiazole from Aqueous Solution by Ozonation. Chemosphere 79, 814–820.
  13. Christensen, A., Gurol, M.D, and Garoma, T., 2009. Treatment of Persistent Organic Compounds by Integrated Advanced Oxidation Processes and Sequential Batch Reactor. Water Res. 43, 3910-3921.
  14. Garoma, T., Matsumoto, S., 2009. Ozonation of Aqueous Solution Containing Bisphenol A: Effect of Operational Parameters. J. Hazard. Mater. 167, 1185-1191.
  15. Garoma, T., Gurol, M.D., Thotakura, L., Osibodu, O., 2008. Degradation of tert-Butyl Formate and its Intermediates by an Ozone/UV process. Chemosphere 73, 1708-1715.
  16. Garoma, T., Gurol, M.D., 2008. Comprehensive kinetic model for the degradation of Methyl tert-Butyl Ether by an ozone/UV process. Ind. Eng. Chem. 47, 7654–7662.
  17. Garoma, T., Gurol, M.D., Osibodu, O., Thotakura, L., 2008. Treatment of groundwater contaminated with gasoline components by an ozone/UV process. Chemosphere 73, 825-831.
  18. Garoma, T., Gurol, M.D., 2006. Oxidation of methyl tert-Butyl ether in aqueous solution by an ozone/UV process. J. Environ. Eng.-ASCE 132, 1404-1412.
  19. Garoma, T., Gurol, M.D., 2005. Modeling aqueous ozone/UV process using oxalic acid as probe chemical. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39, 7964-7969.
  20. Garoma, T., Gurol, M.D., 2004. Degradation of tert-Butyl alcohol in dilute aqueous solution by an O3/UV process. Environ. Sci. Technol. 38, 5246-5252.

Articles in Proceedings

  1. Garoma, T., Yazdi, R., Chin, C., 2016. Microalgae disruption with elemental copper for extraction of lipids for biodiesel production, 6th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, Venice, Italy, November 14-18, 2016.
  2. Garoma, T., Pappaterra, D., 2016. An investigation of ultrasound effect on digestate solubilization and methane yield, 6th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, Venice, Italy, November 14-18, 2016.
  3. Garoma, T., Yazdi, R., Chin, C., 2016. Anaerobic digestion of lipid extracted algae, 6th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, Venice, Italy, November 14-18, 2016.
  4. Garoma, T., Chin, C., Yazdi, R., 2016. Residual LEA and PEA - The Next-Generation Feedstock for Biomethane Production, 6th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, San Diego, California, USA, June 26-29, 2016.
  5. Garoma, T., Janda, D., 2015. Evaluation of lipid extraction methods from microalgae chlorella vulgaris, TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo, Washington DC, USA, June 14-17, 2015.
  6. Garoma, T., Janda, D., 2015. The effects of electroporation, microwave and ultrasonication on lipid extraction efficiency, 5th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, San Diego, California, USA, June 7-10, 2015.
  7. Garoma, T., Janda, D., 2015. Investigation of the effects of microalgal cell concentration on lipid extraction efficiency, 5th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, San Diego, California, USA, June 7-10, 2015.
  8. Garoma, T., Janda, D., 2014. Evaluation of pre-treatment and solvent extraction methods for producing lipids from Chlorella vulgaris sp, 4th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, June 15 to 18, 2014.
  9. Garoma, T., Shackelford, T., 2014. Biomethane production from chlorella vulgaris pre-treated with electroporation, 4th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, June 15 to 18, 2014.
  10. Garoma, T., 2013. The ModAD Process - Resource Recovery Oriented Sanitation Technology, SABS Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, October 10 to 12, 2013.
  11. Garoma, T. and Williams, C., 2012. Enhanced Anaerobic Digestion as a Sanitation and Energy Recovery Technology, Second International Faecal Sludge Management Conference, Durban, South Africa, October 29 to 31, 2012.
  12. Nyugen, D.; Williams, C.; Garoma, T., 2012. Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater Sludge with the Addition of Algae. 2nd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels, & Bioproducts, San Diego, California, June 10-13, 2012.
  13. Williams, C.; Nyugen, D.; Garoma, T., 2012. Anaerobic Co-digestion of Wastewater Sludge and Microalgae in Wastewater Treatment Plants. 2012 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 20-24, 2012.
  14. Beyene, A.; Garoma, T.; MacPhee, D., 2011. Integrated Design of Solar and Algae Plant. 10th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies, September 4-7, 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.
  15. Garoma, T.; Allen, M., 2011. Antibiotic Activity of Pre-Ozonated Ciprofloxacin and Sulfamethoxazole. International Ozone Association 20th World Congress, May 23-27, 2011, Paris, France.
  16. Klinger, R.; Garoma, T, 2011. Effect of Environmental Conditions on the Development of Antibiotic Resistance in E. coli Exposed to Trace Levels of Ciprofloxacin. 2011 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Palm Springs, California, May 22-26, 2011.
  17. Williams, C.; Garoma, T, 2011. Enhancement of the Production of Methane during Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater Sludge with the Addition of Chlorella Vulgaris. 2011 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Palm Springs, California, May 22-26, 2011.
  18. Garoma, T; Klinger, R.; Allen, M., 2010, Application of Ozonation for Oxidation of Micropollutants from Aqueous Solutions. The 16th International Conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for Treatment of Water, Air and Soil, November 15-18, 2010 , San Diego, California.
  19. Garoma, T.; Kocher, J., 2010. Disinfection of Tertiary Effluent Using Surfactant-Loaded Granular Activated Carbon. 83rd Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, October 2-6, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  20. Garoma, T.; Umamaheshwar, S.K.; Mumper, A., 2010. Degradation of Sulfonamides from Aqueous Solution by Ozonation. The International Ozone Association Pan American Group (IOA PAG) 2010 Annual Conference, September 19-22, 2010, Seattle, Washington.
  21. Garoma, T.; Ben-Khalid, 2010. Comprehensive Resource Balance for Ethanol Produced from Different Sources. The Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute Conference, May 23-28, 2010, San Diego, California
  22. Garoma, T.; Kocher, J., 2010. Disinfection of Tertiary Effluent Using Surfactant Loaded Minerals, Ozone, and UV. The 2010 WateReuse California Annual Conference, March 7-9, 2010, San Diego, California
  23. Garoma, T., Matsumoto, S., 2009. Removal of Bisphenol A from Aqueous Solution by Ozonation. International Ozone Association 19th World Congress, August 31-September 3, 2009, Tokyo, Japan
  24. Garoma, T., Kocher, J., 2009. Investigation of the Effectiveness of Surfactant-Loaded Minerals in Tertiary Effluent Disinfection. The 24th Annual WateReuse Symposium’s technical program, September 13-16, 2009, Seattle, Washington
  25. Mumper, A., Garoma T., 2009. Removal of Sulfadiazine and Sulfamethizole from Aqueous Solution by Ozonation and Ozone/H2O2 Process. 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition, AWWA, June 14-18, 2009, San Diego, California
  26. Umamaheshwar, S., Garoma, T., 2009. Oxidation of Sulfamethoxazole and Sulfathiazole from Aqueous Solution by Ozonation and H2O2 Process. 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition, AWWA, June 14-18, 2009, San Diego, California
  27. Matsumoto, S., Garoma, T., 2009. Removal of Bisphenol A from Aqueous Solution by Ozonation. 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition, AWWA, June 14-18, 2009, San Diego, California
  28. Thotakura, L., Garoma, T., 2009. Effect of Ethanol on Adsorption of Heavy-Metals on Soils. 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition, AWWA, June 14-18, 2009, San Diego, California
  29. Garoma, T., 2007. Challenges in serving isolated pockets of developments and Collection system master planning for fast growing cities. CWEA Annual Conference, April 17-20, 2007, Ontario, California.
  30. Garoma, T., 2006. Current trends in collection system modeling and master planning. American Public Works Association, Central California Chapter, February 16, 2006, Bakersfield, California.
  31. Garoma, T., Gurol, M.D., 2004. Oxidation of groundwater contaminated with MTBE and TBA by O3/UV process. The 10th International Conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for Water and Air Remediation, October 24-28, 2004, San Diego, California.
  32. Garoma, T., Gurol, M.D., 2004. The removal of methyl tert-Butyl ether (MTBE) and tert-Butyl alcohol (TBA) in dilute aqueous solution by ozone/UV process. 2004 Annual Conference & Exposition, AWWA, June 13-17, 2004, Orlando, Florida.
  33. Garoma, T., Gurol, M.D., Loraine, G., 2003. Application of ozone/UV process for MTBE and TBA removal. International Ozone Association 16th World Congress, August 31-September 5, 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada. Gurol, M.D., Christina, A.,
  34. Garoma, T., 2003. MTBE removal by heterogeneous ozonation. International Ozone Association 16th World Congress, August 31-September 5, 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  35. Gurol, M.D., Garoma, T., Loraine, G., 2003. Application of ozone/UV process for MTBE and TBA removal. 2003 CA-NV-AWWA Annual Fall Conference, October 6-10, 2003, San Diego, California.
  36. Ramaswamy, S.V., Garoma, T., 1998. Climatic consideration in mitigating distress of structures on expansive soils. Indian Geotechnical Conference 1998, 393-396.