Recent Publications

Past Seven Years:

Papers in Refereed Journals  

  • Mundi, Gurvinder S., Zytner, Richard G., Warriner, K. and Gharabaghi, B. (2018).  Predicting Fruit and Vegetable Processing Wash-water Quality. Water Science and Technology. March 256-269,  DOI: 10.2166/wst.2018.109.
  • Mundi, G., Zytner, R. G. and Warriner, K. (2017) Fruit and Vegetable Wash-water Characterization, Treatment Feasibility Study and Decision Matrices , Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 44(11):971-983, doi.org/10.1139/cjce-2017-0214; The Atrium (U of Guelph) http://hdl.handle.net/10214/11585.
  • D Alharbi, K.K., Lau, V., Liang, C., Zytner, R.G. and Warriner, K. (2017) Treatment of spent wash water derived from shredded lettuce processing using a combination of electrocoagulation and germicidal ultraviolet light. Food Quality and Safety, 1(2):147-152,doi.org/10.1093/fqsafe/fyx012.
  • Islam, M. S., Zytner, R. G. & Zhou, H. (2018) Biodegradation and metabolism of Tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) in the bioaugmented activated sludge batch bioreactor system by heterotrophic and nitrifying bacteria.   Water Environment Research, 90(2)122-128, doi:10.2175/WERD1500093.
  • Mosco, M. & Zytner, R. G. (2017)  Large Scale Bioventing Degradation Rates of Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Determination of Scale-up Factors.  Bioremediation Journal, 21(3-4)149-162, doi: 10.1080/10889868.2017.1312265; engrXiv: DOI 10.17605/OSF.IO/JRCHF | ARK c7605/osf.io/jrchf; The Atrium (U of Guelph) http://hdl.handle.net/10214/11585.
  • Abbassi, B., Abu-Saleem, M., Rudra, R., Zytner, R.G. and Gharabaghi, B. (2016) Antibiotics in Wastewater: Their Degradation and Effect on Wastewater Treatment Efficiency, Journal Food, Agriculture and Environment, 14)3&4(: 95-99.
  • Moore, A., Zytner, R. G., & Chang, S. (2016) Potential water reuse for high strength fruit and vegetable processor wastewater with a Membrane Bioreactor (MBR)  Water Environment Research, 88 )9(, 852-870, doi: 10.2175/106143016X14609975747649.
  • Lam, K., Zytner, R. G., and Chang, S. (2015) Treatment of High Strength Vegetable Processing Wastewater with a Sequencing Batch Reactor. Journal on Agricultural Engineering, 2)1(:30-38.
  • Mundi, G.S. and Zytner, R.G. (2015) Effective solid removal technologies for washwater to allow water reuse in the fresh-cut fruit and vegetable industry.   Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology A & B, 396-407, doi: 10.17265/2161-6256/2015.06.003.
  • Islam, M.S., Zhou, H. and Zytner, R.G. (2015) Fate kinetic coefficients and correlation models for Tetrabromobisphenol A )TBBPA( in membrane bioreactors and conventional activated sludge process, Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination, 4(1):175-187.
  • Robertson, B., Hall, K., Nistor, I. , Zytner, R.G. and Storlazzi, C. (2015) Remote Sensing of Irregular Breaking Wave Parameters in Field Conditions, Journal of Coastal Research, 31(2):348-363.
  • Hufnagel, D., Chang, S., Hong, Y., Wu, P., & Zytner, R. G. (2015)  Anaerobic membrane bioreactor for high strength wastewater treatment: batch and continuous operation comparison.   Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination, 5(2):95-103.  
  • Khan, A.A., Feng, Z. and Zytner, R.G. (2015) Correlations and Scale-up Factor to Estimate Petroleum Biodegradation Rate in Soil, Bioremediation Journal, 19:32-46.  The Atrium (U of Guelph) http://hdl.handle.net/10214/13049.
  • Islam, M.S., Zhou, H. and Zytner, R.G. (2014) Comparison of behaviour and fate of tetrabromobisphenol A )TBBPA( in membrane bioreactors and conventional activated sludge process, Journal of  Water Reuse and Desalination, 4(3):164-173.
  • Yochim, A., Zytner, R.G. and McBean, E.  and Endres, A. L. (2013) Using GPR to Measure Water Content in an Active Landfill, Waste Management, 33)10(:2015-2028.
  • Robertson, B., Hall, K., Nistor, I., Zytner, R.G. and Storlazzi, C. (2013) Breaking Waves: Review of Characteristic Relationships, Coastal Engineering Journal, 55, 4.
  • Khan, A.A. and Zytner, R.G. (2013) Degradation Rates for Peteroleuem Hydrocarbons Undergoing Bioventing at the Meso-scale, Bioremediation Journal, 17(3):159-172. The Atrium )U of Guelph( http://hdl.handle.net/10214/13048.
  • Nguyen, V. Th., Zhao, L. and Zytner, R.G. (2013) Three-Dimensional Numerical Model for Soil Vapour Extraction, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 147:82-95. The Atrium )U of Guelph(   http://hdl.handle.net/10214/13050
  • Clark, C., Zytner, R.G. and McBean, E. (2012) Analyzing Volatile Organic Siloxanes in Landfill Biogas, Canadian Journal for Civil Engineering, 39:667-673.
  • Beswick, M. Khan, A. and Zytner, R.G. (2011) Determining A Bioventing Scale-up Factor, Studies by Undergraduate Researchers at Guelph (SURG), 5(1):69-72.
  • Gidda, T., W.H. Stiver and Zytner, R.G. (2011) Aqueous-Air and Sorbed-Aqueous Mass Transfer Coefficients, Journal of Environmental Engineering, 137(10):880-888.

 

Papers in Refereed Conferences

  • Oppedisano, J., Zytner, Richard G. and Singh, A. (2018) Nutrient-varying Fruit Processing Wastewater Treatment Technologies and Associated Challenges.   CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference (July 22-25), Guelph, ON.
  • Zytner, R.G., Xiao, M. and Mosco, M. (2018) Impact of Aged Contamination on Bioventing Performance. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Conference, Environmental Engineering Division, Fredericton, NB, June 13 - June 16.
  • Zytner, R. G., Eyvazi, M., Khan, A. A. and Mosco, M. (2017). Scale-up Factors When Applying Bioventing Results to the Field. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Conference, Environmental Engineering Division, Vancouver, BC, May 31 - June 3.
  • Oppedisano, J. V., Singh, A. and  Zytner, R. G. (2017). Nutrient-varying Fruit Process Wastewater Treatment Technologies.  CSBE/SCGAB Annual General Meeting and Technical Conference joint with CIGR VI Technical Symposium, Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Aug. 6 - 10.
  • Mosco, M. and Zytner, R.G. (2016). Bioventing Soil Vapour Extraction: Removal of Petroleum Hydrocarbons.   Sustainable Remediation Conference, April 26-28, Montreal, PQ.
  • Mosco, M. and Zytner, R. G. (2016) Estimating The Degradation Rate For Large Scale Bioventing.  CSCE Annual Conference, June 1-4, London, ON.
  • Mundi, G., Zytner, R. G. and Warriner, K. (2016) Carrot Wash-water Treatment and Reuse Potential, 37th International Carrot Conference, Sept. 15-17, Alliston, ON.
  • Zytner, RG., Islam, M. S. and Zhou, H. (2016) Fate, Removal, Biosorption and Biodegradation of Tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) in Membrane Bioreactors (MBRs) and Conventional Activated Sludge (CAS) Process at Guelph MWWTP, Canadian Water Works Association, Oct. 24-28, Whistler, BC.
  • Zytner, R. G., Moore, A. W. and Warriner, K. (2015) The Potential of Water Reuse in the Fruit and Vegetable Sector. Canadian Water Works Association, Oct. 24-28, Whistler, BC.
  • Clemmer, R., Spencer, J., Lackeyram, D., Thompson, J., Gharabaghi, B., VanderSteen, J., Donald, J. and Zytner, R.G. (2015).  Use of  E-Portfolio Tool for Reflection in Engineering Design.  Canadian Engineering Education Association, June 1-3, Hamilton, ON . 
  • Donald, J., Lachapelle, S., McIsaac, J., Abraham, T., Clemmer, R., McCook, S. and Zytner, R.G. (2015).  Training Versatile Engineers: a Historical and Present Perspective on the Place of the Humanites and Social Sciences in the Canadian Engineering Context.   Canadian Engineering Education Association, June 1-3, Hamilton, ON .
  • Zytner, RG., Donald, J., Gordon, K., Clemmer, R., & Thompson, J. (2015).  Using Rubrics in a Capstone Engineering Design Course.   Canadian Engineering Education Association, June 1-3, Hamilton, ON:
  • Mundi, G., Zytner, R. G., Warriner, K., Dubey, B., Chen, X., K. Alharbi, S. Ghose and L. Christie. (2015). Characterization and treatment of wash-water produced from washing and processing of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables.   Connecting Water Resources Conference - From Knowledge to Action - Mar. 9 -12, Ottawa, ON.
  • Zytner, R.G., Moore, A., and Chang, S. (2015). Treatment of high BOD and nutrient loading from fruit and vegetable wastewater with membrane bioreactor (MBR). Canadian Water Network Conference - From Knowledge to Action, March 9-12, Ottawa, ON.
  • Moore, A., Zytner, R.G., and Chang, S. (2015).  Reduction of high BOD and nutrient loading from fruit and vegetable wastewater with membrane bioreactor (MBR).   2015 Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition, AMTA-AWWA, March 2-5, Orlando, FL.
  • Lam, K., Zytner, R.G., and Chang, S. (2014).  Vegetable Processing Wastewater With a Sequencing Batch Reactor.   Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, May 28-31, Halifax, NS:
  • Islam, M. S., Zhou, H., & Zytner, R.G. (2014). Sorption kinetic coefficients for Tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) in a wastewater sludge matrix from the Guelph municipal wastewater treatment system.  Ontario Water Works Association, May 4-7, London, ON: .
  • Mundi, G.S. and Zytner, R.G. (2014) Potential for water reuse in fresh-cut vegetable and fruit processing industry, Sustainable Water Management Conference (SWMC), Denver, CO, March 30 - April 2.
  • Islam, M.S., Zytner, R.G. and Zhou. H. (2013) Behaviour and fate of tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) in membrane bioreactors and conventional activated sludge,  7th  IWA Specialised Membrane Technology Conference and Exhibition for Water and Wastewater Treatment and Reuse, Toronto, ON, Aug. 25 to 29.
  • Austin, E., Zytner, R.G. and Chang, S. (2103) Treatment of Vegetable Residues, 15th International Conference - RAMIRAN 2013 - Recycling of organic residues for agriculture: from waste management to ecosystem services, Versailles, France, June 3-5.
  • Zytner, R.G., Pinder, R. and McEwen, C. (2012) Treating Municipal Biosolids in A Hot Hydrogen Rich Environment, Fourth International Symposium On Energy From Biomass And Waste San Servolo, Venice (Italy), November 12-15.
  • Coffey, K., Jamal, S., Khan, A.A. and Zytner, R.G. (2012) Simulating A Bioventing Reactor With A Fluid Dynamics Model Using A Universal Biodegradation Rate Coefficient (UBRC),12th International Environmental Specialty Conference, CSCE Conference, Edmonton, AB, June 6-9, 2012. 
  • Khan, A.A. and Zytner, R.G. (2012) Evaluating Bioventing Scale-Up Factors for Petroleum Hydrocarbons, 12th International Environmental Specialty Conference, CSCE Conference, Edmonton, AB, June 6-9, 2012.
  • Khan, A.A. and Zytner, R.G. (2011) A Meso-scale Experimental Apparatus for Determining Bioventing Degradation Rates for Petroleum Hydrocarbons, 18th International Petroleum & BioFuels Environmental Conference, November 8-10, Houston, TX.
  • Clark, C., Zytner, R.G. and McBean, E. (2010) Removal and Characterization of Volatile Siloxanes from Landfill Biogas, 11th International Environmental Speciality Conference, CSCE 2010, Winnipeg, MB, June 9-12, 10p