Dr Damien Batstone

Professor

Advanced Water Management Centre
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
d.batstone@awmc.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69051

Overview

Anaerobic and Environmental Biotechnology

Our group specialises in processes which use anaerobic (or without air) conversions to produce bioenergy, green electricity, and other high-value products from wastes and other low value feeds.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Batstone, Damien J. and Rodriguez, Jorge (2015). Modelling anaerobic digestion processes. In Herbert H. P. Fang and Tong Zhang (Ed.), Anaerobic biotechnology: environmental protection and resource recovery (pp. 133-160) London, United Kingdom: Imperial College Press.

  • Alex, J., Batstone, D., Benedetti, L., Comas, J., Copp, J. B., Corominas, L., Flores-Alsina, X., Gernaey, K. V., Jeppsson, U., Nopens, I., Pons, M. -N, Rodriguez-Roda, I., Rosen, C., Steyer, J. P., Vanrolleghem, P. A., Volcke, E. I. P. and Vrecko, D. (2014). Benchmark models. In Krist V. Gernaey, Ulf Jeppsson, Peter A. Vanrolleghem and John B. Copp (Ed.), Benchmarking of control strategies for wastewater treatment plants (pp. 15-53) London, United Kingdom: IWA Publishing.

  • Carrère, Hélène, Batstone, Damien J. and Paul, Etienne (2012). Mechanical pretreatment-assisted biological processes. In Etienne Paul and Yu Liu (Ed.), Biological sludge minimization and biomaterials/bioenergy recovery technologies (pp. 349-371) Hoboken, NJ, United States: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118309643.ch11

  • Paul, Etienne, Carrere, Hélène and Batstone, Damien J. (2012). Thermal methods to enhance biological treatment processes. In Etienne Paul and Yu Liu (Ed.), Biological sludge minimization and biomaterials/bioenergy recovery technologies (pp. 373-404) Hoboken, NJ, United States: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118309643.ch12

  • Angelidaki, Irini and Batstone, Damien John (2011). Anaerobic digestion: Process. In Thomas H. Christensen (Ed.), Solid Waste Technology and Management (pp. 583-600) Chichester, West Sussex, U.K.: Blackwell Publishing. doi:10.1002/9780470666883.ch37

  • Batstone, D. J. and Jensen, P. D. (2011). Anaerobic processes. In Peter Wilderer, Peter Rogers, Stefan Uhlenbrook, Fritz Frimmel and Keisuke Hanaki (Ed.), Treatise on Water Science (pp. 615-640) Oxford, U.K.: Academic Press. doi:10.1016/B978-0-444-53199-5.00097-X

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Brewster, Emma Thompson, Mehta, Chirag, Radjenovic, Jelena and Batstone, Damien J. (2015). A model of electrodialysis for multi-ion systems. In: Watermatex 2015: 9th IWA Symposium on Systems Analysis and Integrated Assessment, Gold Coast, QLD Australia, (). 11-14 June 2015.

  • Rattier, M., Hu, S., Hertle, C., Batstone, D. and Keller, J. (2015). Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (AnMBR) and Mainstream Anammox for Domestic Wastewater Treatment. In: 12th IWA LET Conference: Water & Wastewater Technologies, Hong Kong, China, (). 30 May – 3 June 2015.

  • Khunjar, Wendell, Latimer, Ron, Latif, A. M., Mehta, Chirag, Batstone, Damien and Jeyanayagam, Sam (2015). Evaluating the impacts of acidification, chelation and ion exchange on anaerobic digestion, phosphorus availability and sludge dewaterability. In: WEF/IWA Residuals and Biosolids Conference, Washington, DC, United States, (). 7-10 June 2015.

  • Latimer, Ron, Jeyanayagam, Sam, Khunjar, Wendell, Mehta, Chirag and Batstone, Damien (2015). Extractive nutrient recovery is a viable nutrient control alternative for water resource reclamation facilities of the future. In: WEF/IWA Residuals and Biosolids Conference, Washington, DC, United States, (). 7-10 June 2015.

  • Mehta, C. M., Jensen, P. D. and Batstone, D. J. (2015). Pilot scale resource recovery from cattle paunch waste. In: 9th IWA International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries. IWA International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries, Kochi, Japan, (). 24-26 November 2014.

  • Puyol, Daniel, Huelsen, Tim, Barry, Edward, Keller, Jurg and Batstone, Damien J. (2014). A kinetic model based on utilization of purple phototrophic bacteria for nutrient recovery. In: XI Latin American Symposium of Anaerobic Digestion, Havana, Cuba, (). 25-28 November 2014.

  • Mehta, Chirag and Batstone, Damien (2014). Agronomic benefits of waste derived fertilizer struvite. In: AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference, Melbourme, Australia, (). 25-27 June 2014.

  • Wang, Q., Ye, L., Jiang, G., Jensen, P., Batstone, D. and Yuan, Z. (2013). A novel free nitrous acid (FNA)-based technology for enhancing methane production from waste activated sludge. In: LET 2013: 10th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Waste Water Technologies 2013, Bordeaux, France, (). 2-6 June, 2013.

  • Jensen, P. D., Carney, C., Sullivan, T. and Batstone, D. J. (2013). Anaerobic digestion as a treatment strategy to enable resource recovery in intensive food production. In: Juan M. Lema, Fernando Fdez-Polanco, Marta Carballa, Jorge Rodríguez and Sonia Suárez, Proceedings of 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio) Resources for the World. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD 13), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, (1-4). 25-28 June, 2013.

  • Khunjar, Wendell W., Latimer, Ronald, Mehta, Chirag M., Batstone, Damien and Jeyanayagam, Sam (2013). Assessing extractive nutrient recovery as a viable nutrient control alternative. In: WEF/IWA Nutrient Removal and Recovery: Trends in Resource Recovery and Use, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (). 28-31 July 2013.

  • Storck, T., Virdis, B., Picioreanu, Cristian and Batstone, D. J. (2013). Effect of direct versus indirect interspecies electron transfer in microbial communities through individual based, variable morphology modelling. In: Book of Abstracts: 4th Microbial Fuel Cell Conference. MFC4: 4th International Microbial Fuel Cell Conference, Cairns, QLD, Australia, (). 1-4 September, 2013.

  • Batstone, Damien, Laycock, Bronwyn, Birkett, Greg, Wilson, Richard and Farre, Maria Jose (2013). Effectively teaching statistics to chemical engineers as a core professional attribute. In: Charles Lemckert, Graham Jenkins and Susan Lang-Lemckert, Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education: AAEE2013 Proceedings. AAEE 2013: 24th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, (). 8-11 December, 2013.

  • Ho, D. P., Jensen, P. D. and Batstone, D. J. (2013). Effects of temperature on the methanogenic pathways and microbial community of the high-rate methanogenesis system. In: Juan M. Lema, Fernando Fdez-Polanco, Marta Carballa, Jorge Rodríguez and Sonia Suárez, Proceedings of 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio) Resources for the World. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD 13), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, (). 25-28 June 2013.

  • Ge, H., Batstone, D. J. and Keller, J. (2013). Evaluation of anaerobic digestion processes for short sludge-age waste activated sludge. In: Juan M. Lema, Fernando Fdez-Polanco, Marta Carballa, Jorge Rodríguez and Sonia Suárez, Proceedings of 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio) Resources for the World. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD 13), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, (1-4). 25-28 June, 2013.

  • Lu, Y., Slater, F., Bello Mendoza, R., Jensen, P., Hugenholtz, P. and Batstone, D. J. (2013). Granule shearing enables the high resolution microbial identity. In: Juan M. Lema, Fernando Fdez-Polanco, Marta Carballa, Jorge Rodríguez and Sonia Suárez, Proceedings of 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio) Resources for the World. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD 13), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, (1-4). 25-28 June, 2013.

  • Milkevych, V. and Batstone, D. J. (2013). Mechanical approach to modeling the multicellular structure formation of Methanosarcina. In: Juan M. Lema, Fernando Fdez-Polanco, Marta Carballa, Jorge Rodríguez and Sonia Suárez, Proceedings of 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio) Resources for the World. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD 13), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, (). 25-28 June 2013.

  • Pervin, H.P., Hastie, M., Dennis, P.G., Jensen, P., Gorman, J., Tyson, G.W., Batstone, D. and Bond, P.L. (2013). Microbial community composition and function associated with enhanced anaerobic digestion of organic biosolids.. In: 2nd Water Research Conference, Singapore EXPO, Singapore, (). 20-23 January, 2013.

  • Pervin, H.P., Dennis, P.G., Lim, H.J., Tyson, G.W., Batstone, D. and Bond, P.L. (2013). Microbial community dynamics correlate to reactor parameters and performance in a pre-treatment stage of temperature–phased anaerobic digestion.. In: 2nd Water Research Conference, Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, (). 20-23 January 2013.

  • Batstone, Damien J. (2013). Modelling and control in anaerobic digestion: achievements and challenges. In: Juan M. Lema, Fernando Fdez-Polanco, Marta Carballa, Jorge Rodríguez and Sonia Suárez, Proceedings of 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio) Resources for the World. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD 13), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, (1-6). 25-28 June, 2013.

  • Fischer, Keelan, Picioreanu, Cristian, van Loosdrecht, Mark C. M. and Batstone, Damien (2013). Moving anode/cathode in biological systems. In: Book of Abstracts: 4th Microbial Fuel Cell Conference. MFC4: 4th International Microbial Fuel Cell Conference, Cairns, QLD, Australia, (). 1-4 September, 2013.

  • Storck, T., Virdis, B., Picioreanu, P. and Batstone, D. J. (2013). Variable geometry individual based modelling of indirect versus direct interspecies electron transfer in microbial communities. In: Juan M. Lema, Fernando Fdez-Polanco, Marta Carballa, Jorge Rodríguez and Sonia Suárez, Proceedings of 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio) Resources for the World. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD 13), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, (). 25-28 June 2013.

  • Starrenburg, Daniel, Batstone, Damien and Fligelman, David (2012). A review of the Oxley Creek STP centralised biosolids handling facility after four years of operation. In: Bianca Di Salvo, AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference: Program and Abstracts. AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference, Gold Coast, Qld., Australia, (70-70). 18-20 June 2012.

  • Tait, Stephan, Solon, Kimberly, Volcke, Eveline I. P. and Batstone, Damien J. (2012). A unified approach to modelling wastewater chemistry: model corrections. In: Conference Proceedings: 3rd IWA/WEF Wastewater Treatment Modelling Seminar, WWTmod 2012. 3rd Wastewater Treatment Modelling Seminar (WWTmod2012), Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec, Canada, (51-62). 26-28 February 2012.

  • Wett, B., Takacs, L., Batstone, D., Wilson, C. and Murthy, S. (2012). Anaerobic model for high-loaded or high-temperature digestion - additional pathway of acetate oxidation. In: Conference Proceedings: 3rd IWA/WEF Wastewater Treatment Modelling Seminar, WWTmod 2012. 3rd Wastewater Treatment Modelling Seminar (WWTmod2012), Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec, Canada, (81-89). 26-28 February 2012.

  • Ho, D., Jensen, P. D. and Batstone, D. J. (2012). Comparative methanogenic activity of thermophilic anaerobic digestion of waste activated sludge on formate and acetate. In: Abstracts: 9th IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies. 9th IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, Brisbane, Australia, (47-47). 3-7 June 2012.

  • Pervin, H. P., Hastie, M., Dennis, P. G., Gorman, J., Tyson, G. W., Batstone, D. and Bond, P. L. (2012). Determining ecosystem community and function important for enhanced anaerobic digestion of organic biosolids. In: Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2012), Brisbane, Australia, (). 1-4 July 2012.

  • Ge, Huoqing, Batstone, Damien and Jensen, Paul (2012). Effect of temperature increase from 55°C to 70°C on anaerobic digestion: methanogenic activity and microbial community. In: Bianca Di Salvo, AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference: Program and Abstracts. AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference, Gold Coast, Qld., Australia, (51-51). 18-20 June 2012.

  • Bagastyo, Arseto Yekti, Batstone, Damien John, Kristiana, Ina, Gernjak, Wolfgang, Joll, Cynthia and Radjenovic, Jelena (2012). Electrochemical oxidation of reverse osmosis concentrate on boron-doped diamond electrodes. In: 9th IWA Leading-edge conference on water and watewater technologies: Programme book. 9th IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, Brisbane, Australia, (42-42). 3-7 June 2012.

  • Bagastyo, Arseto Yekti, Batstone, Damien John, Gernjak, Wolfgang, Rabaey, Korneel and Radjenovic, Jelena (2012). Electrochemical treatment of reverse osmosis concentrate: Strategies to minimise the formation of halogenated by-products. In: D. K. Begbie, S. J. Kenway, S. M. Biermann and S. L. Wakem, Science Forum and Stakeholder Engagement: Building Linkages, Collaboration and Science Quality: Program and Papers. 4th Urban Water Security Research Alliance Science Forum, Brisbane, Australia, (184-190). 19 - 20 June 2012.

  • Ho, D., Jensen, P. and Batstone, D. (2012). High-rate methanogenesis as a new stabilisation technology. In: Bianca Di Salvo, AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference: Program and Abstracts. AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference, Gold Coast, Qld., Australia, (47-47). 18 - 20 June 2012.

  • Andriany, S., Simpson, G., Batstone, D. J. and Jensen, P. D. (2012). Pilot study on ultrasonic pre-treatment of waste activated sludge anaerobic digestion for improved energy recovery. In: Bianca Di Salvo, AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference: Program and Abstracts. AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference, Gold Coast, Qld., Australia, (74-74). 18-20 June 2012.

  • Batstone, D. J., Jensen, P. D. and Lu, Y. (2012). Recuperative thickening: impact of dewatering on anaerobic activity. In: Bianca Di Salvo, AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference: Program and Abstracts. AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference, Gold Coast, Qld., Australia, (72-72). 18-20 June 2012.

  • Mehta, Chirag M., Tait, Stephan and Batstone, Damien J. (2012). Resources recovery from Australian biosolids: technology options. In: Bianca Di Salvo, AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference: Program and Abstracts. AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference, Gold Coast, Qld., Australia, (31-31). 18 - 20 June 2012.

  • Bagastyo, Arseto Y., Radjenovic, Jelena, Kristiana, Ina, Mu, Yang, Batstone, Damien J., Joll, Cynthia and Rabaey, Korneel (2011). Electrochemical treatment of problematic reverse osmosis membrane concentrates. In: Begbie, Donald and Sharon, Wakem, Urban Water Security Research Alliance, Science Forum and Stakeholder Engagement:: Building Linkages Collaboration and Science Quality, Brisbane, Australia, (). 14-15 September 2011.

  • Bagastyo, Arseto Y., Radjenovic, Jelena, Mu, Yang, Rozendal, Rene A., Batstone, Damien J. and Rabaey, Korneel (2011). Electrochemical treatment of reverse osmosis membrane concentrates. In: Electrochemical Society, Meeting Abstracts: Electrochemical Frontiers in Global Environment and Energy. 62nd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Niigata, Japan, (). 11-16 September 2011.

  • Batstone, Damien (2011). Modeling anaerobic digestion processes. In: Anaerobic Digestion Workshop, Sydney, Australia, (). 12 April 2011.

  • Mehta, C. M. and Batstone, D. J. (2011). Pre-treatment of digestate to improve nutrient recovery via crystallisation. In: Internation Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Waste and Energy Crops, Vienna, Austria, (). August 28 - September 01, 2011.

  • Batstone, D. J. (2010). Anaerobic digestion of complex organic waste: Perspectives and opportunities. In: August Bonmatí, Jordi Palatsi, Francesc Prenafeta, Belen Fernández and Xavier Flotas, Libro de Actas: II Congreso Español de Gestión Integral de Deyecciones Ganaderas and International Workshop on Anaerobic Digestion of Slaughterhouse Waste.. ECOfarm 2010: International Workshop on Anaerobic Digestion of Slaughterhouse Waste, Barcelona, Spain, (329-336). 9-11 June 2010.

  • Jensen, Paul, Ge, Huoqing and Batstone, Damien J. (2010). Assessing the role of biochemical methane potential tests in determining anaerobic degradability rate and extent. In: Adalberto Noyola, Proceedings of the 12th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. AD12: 12th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. Water and Energy for the World, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, (1-9). 31 October - 4 November 2010.

  • Batstone, Damien J., Jensen, Paul and Ge, Huoqing (2010). Comparison of methods to assess biosolids anaerobic degradation rate and extent. In: Diane Wiesner, Biosolids Speciality Conference V, Sydney, Australia, (). 2-4 June 2010.

  • Lu, Yang, Slater, F. R., Mohd-Zaki, Z., Pratt, S. and Batstone, D. J. (2010). Impact of operating history on mixed culture fermentation microbial ecology and product mixture. In: Adalberto Noyola, AD12: 12th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. Water and Energy for the World, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, (). 31 October - 4 November 2010.

  • Bagastyo, Arseto Y., Radjenovic, Jelena, Mu, Yang, Rozendal, Rene A., Batstone, Damien J. and Rabaey, Korneel (2010). Influence of electrode materials on the electrochemical oxidation of reverse osmosis concentrates. In: Begbie, Donald and Sharon, Wakem, Science forum and stakeholder engagement: Building linkages, collaborations, and science quality. Urban Water Security Research Alliance Science Forum, Brisbane Australia, (). 28-29 September 2010.

  • Cirne, Dores G., Bond, Philip, Pratt, Steven, Lant, Paul and Batstone, Damien J. (2010). Microbial community analysis during continuous fermentation of thermally hydrolysed waste activated sludge. In: Adalberto Noyola, Proceedings of the 12th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. AD12: 12th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. Water and Energy for the World, Guadalajara, Mexico, (). 31 October - 4 November 2010.

  • Ge, Huoqing, Jensen, Paul D. and Batstone, Damien J. (2010). Relative kinetics of anaerobic digestion under thermophilic and mesophilic conditions. In: Adalberto Noyola, 12th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Proceedings. 12th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Guadalajara, Mexico, (). 31 October - 4 November 2010.

  • Batstone, Damien J., Amerlinck, Youri, Ekama, George, Goel, Rajeev, Grau, Paloma, Johnson, Bruce, Kaya, Ishin, Steyer, Jean-Philippe, Takács, Imre, Vanrolleghem, Peter A. and Volcke, Eveline (2010). Towards a generalized physicochemical framework: WWTmod workshop position paper. In: P. Freedman, WEF Proceedings. 83rd Annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC2010). WEFTEC 2010: 83rd Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, New Orleans, LA, U.S.A., (1054-1071). 2-6 October 2010.

  • Batstone, Damien (2010). Workshop 6 : Towards a generalised physicochemical framework. In: L. Reiger, P. A. Vanrolleghem, B. R. Johnson and I. Takacs, Conference proceedings. WWTmod 2nd IWA/WEF Wastewater treatment modelling seminar, Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec, Canada, (363-364). 28-30 March 2010.

  • Garneau, C., Batstone, D., Claeys, F. H. A. and Vanrolleghem, P. A. (2009). Stiffness reduction of complex non-linear models and procedure to maintain solution quality. In: R. D. Braddock, Lachlan T. H. Newham and R. S. Anderssen;, Interfacing modelling and simulation with mathematical and computational sciences : 18th IMACS World Congress, MODSIM09: proceedings. 18th World IMACS Congress and International Congress on Modelling and Simulation: Interfacing Modelling and Simulation with Mathematical and Computational Sciences, MODSIM09, Cairns, QLD Australia, (1017-1023). 13-17 July 2009.

  • Rodriguez, J., Batstone, Damien J., Yuan, Zhiguo and Korneel Rabaey (2008). A mechanism for bioelectrochemical systems. In: 1stIWA/WEF Wastewater Treatment Modelling Seminar. 1stIWA/WEF Wastewater Treatment Modelling Seminar, Quebec City Canada, (199-202). 1-3 June, 2008.

  • Bagastyo, Arseto, Keller, Jurg and Batstone, Damien J. (2008). Aluminium sulfate coagulation for the treatment of reverse osmosis concentrates. In: Young Water Professionals. AWA/IWA Australian Young Water Professionals Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (24-25). 4-6 February, 2008.

  • Batstone, Damien J. (2008). Anaerobic Digestion modelling-Current Practice and Areas for Development. In: 1stIWA/WEF Wastewater Treatment Modelling Seminar. 1stIWA/WEF Wastewater Treatment Modelling Seminar, Quebec, (211-212). 1-3 June, 2008.

  • Benedetti, Lorenzo, Batstone, Damien J., De Baets, Bernard, Nopens, Ingmar and Vanrolleghem, Peter A. (2008). Global sensitivity analysis of biochemical, design and operational parameters of the Benchmark Simulation Model no. 2. In: M. Sanchez-Marre, J. Bejar, J. Comas, A. Rizzoli and G. Guariso, Integrating sciences and information technology for environmental assessment and decision making: Proceedings of the iEMSs 2008: International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, incorporating the 4th Biennial Meeting of IEMSs. 4th Biennial Meeting of International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software: Integrating Sciences and Information Technology for Environmental Assessment and Decision Making, iEMSs 2008, Barcelona, Catalonia, (1322-1330). 7-10 July 2008.

  • Benedetti, L., Batstone, Damien J., DeBaets, B., Nopens, B. and Vanrollghem, P. (2008). Global sensitivity analysis of the Benchmark Stimulation Model no. 2. In: iEMSs Fourth Biennial Meeting: International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software. iEMSs Fourth Biennial Meeting: International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, Barcelona, Spain, (). 7-10 July, 2008.

  • Stephan Tait, Tamis, J., Keller, Jurg and Batstone, Damien J. (2008). Methane Production from Anaerobic Digestion of Deep Litter Piggery Bedding. In: Second International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste. Second International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, Venice, Italy, (). 17-20 November, 2008.

  • Batstone, Damien J., Darvodelsky, P. and Keller, Jurg (2008). Trends in biosolids handling technologies: Economics and environmental factors. In: Biosolids Speciality Conference IV. Biosolids Speciality Conference IV, Adelaide, Australia, (6-9). 11-12 June, 2008.

  • Rodriguez, J., Batstone, D. J., Yuan, Z. and Rabaey, K. (2007). A comprehensive model to investigate microbial fuel cells. In: Proceedings of the AD11, Specialist Conference on Anaerobic Digestion - Bio-energy for our Future. AD11: 11th IWA Specialist Conference on Anaerobic Digestion - Bio-energy for our Future, Brisbane, (xx-xx). 23-27 September, 2007.

  • Rounsefell, B., Clarke, W.P. and Batstone, D.J. (2007). An integrated, decentralised waste management system utilising anaerobic codigestion. In: Cossu, R., Diaz, L.F. and Stegmann, R., Eleventh International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium. Sardinia 2007, Italy, (879-880). 1-5 October 2007.

  • Tamis, J., Tait, S. A. and Batstone, D. J. (2007). Evaluation of the methanogenic activity on different substrates.. In: AD11-11th International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, Brisbane, (118-118). 23-27 September, 2007.

  • Batstone, D. J., Balthes, C. and Barr, K. (2007). Model assisted startup of anaerobic digesters fed with thermally hydrolysed activated sludge. In: AD11-11th International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion. AD11-11th International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, Brisbane, (xx-xx). 23-27 September, 2007.

  • Foley, J., Batstone, D. J. and Keller, J. (2007). The R & D challenges of water recycling - technical and environmental horizons. In: Khan, S. J., Stuetz, R. M. and Anderson, J. M., Proceedings of the Water Reuse and Recycling conference, 2007. Water Reuse and Recycling 2007, Sydney, (183-193). 16-18 July, 2007.

  • Batstone, D. J. and Steyer, J. P. (2007). Use of modelling to evaluate best control practice for winery-type wastewaters. In: R. Chamy, G. Ruiz and M. Carballa, Water Science and Technology. Sustainable Viticulture: Winery Wastes and Ecological Impact Management. 4th International Specialized Conference on Sustainable Viticulture: Winery Wastes and Ecological Impact Management, Vina del Mar, Chile, (147-152). 5-8 November, 2006. doi:10.2166/wst.2007.483

  • Batstone, D. J., Keller, J. and Steyer, J (2006). A review of ADM1 extensions, applications, and analysis: 2002–2005. In: D. J. Batstone and J. Keller, Water Science And Technology. Anaerobic Digestion Model No 1 - Developments and Applications. The First International Workshop on the IWA Anaerobic Digestion Model, Copenhagen, Denmark, (1-10). 4-6 September 2005. doi:10.2166/wst.2006.520

  • Gernaey, K. V., Jeppsson, U., Batstone, D. J. and Ingildsen, P. (2006). Impact of reactive settler models on simulated WWTP performance. In: 6th IWA International Symposium on Systems Analysis and Integrated Assessment, Beijing, China, (159-167). 3-5 November 2004. doi:10.2166/wst.2006.018

  • Schmidt, J. E., Christensen, N., Batstone, D. J., Trably, E., Lyberatos, G., Stamatelatou, K., Kornaros, M., Metzger, L., Amellal, N., Watson, J., Garcia, K., Ayuso, S. and Patureau, D. (2006). Safe Recycling of Sewage Sludge on Agricultural Land—Biowaste. In: Process Safety And Environmental Protection:: 1st International Conference on Engineering for Waste Treatment (WastEng2005). 1st International Conference on Engineering for Waste Treatment (WastEng2005), Albi, France, (253-257). 17-19 May, 2005. doi:10.1205/psep.05168

  • Batstone, D. J., Keller, J. E. and Steyer, J. P. (2005). A Particle Model for UASB Reactors Using the Takács Clarifier Model. In: Anaerobic Digestion Model No 1: Applications and Development. First International Workshop on the IWA Anaerobic Digestion Model, Copenhagen, Denmark, (120-136). 4-6 September, 2005.

  • Greenfield, P. F. and Batstone, D. J. (2005). Anaerobic digestion: impact of future GHG mitigation policies on methane generation and usage. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. Anaerobic Digestion, 10th World Congress, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, (593-601). 29 August - 2 September, 2004.

  • Batstone, D. J., Trably, E., Christensen, N., Patureau, D., Pakou, C., Lyberatos, G. and Schmidt, J. E. (2005). Assessing microbial potential for degradation of complex organic compounds. In: Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of SETAC Europe. SETAC Europe 15th Annual Meeting, Lille, (x-x). 22-26 May, 2005.

  • Lobner, T., Liu, Dawei, Cirauqui, B., Batstone, D. J. and Angelidaki, I. (2005). Bio-hydrogen production by anaerobic fermentation of waste. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. Anaerobic Digestion, 10th World Congress, 29th August - 2 September, 2004, (2216-2219). Montreal, Quebec.

  • Sloninová, B., Christensen, N., Batstone, D. J. and Tralby, E. (2005). Bioprocessing of sewage sludge for safe recycling on agricultural land: Bioaugmentation of anaerobic consortium degrading phthalates. In: Anaerobe. Anaerobe, 2005, Prague, Czech Republic, (). 25-30 May, 2005.

  • Trably, E., Batstone, D. J., Christensen, N., Patureau, D., Godon, J. J. and Schmidt, J. E. (2005). Characterization of anaerobic microbial community degrading DiButyl-Phtalate. In: Proceedings of the first international conference on environmental science and technology. The first international conference on environmental science and technology, Fairmont Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, (). 23-26 January, 2005.

  • Metzger, L., Ameall, N., Schmidt, J. E., Christensen, N., Angelidaki, I., Batstone, D. J., Trably, E., Lyberatos, G., Stamatelatou, K., Dohanyos, M., Watson, J., Garcia, K., Ayuso, S. and Patureau, D. (2005). Development of new ecotoxicity tests adapted to organic wastew to be recycled in agriculture. In: Proceedings of the 1st BOKU waste conference "Waste management in the focus of controversial interests". 1st BOKU waste conference "Waste management in the focus of controversial interests", Vienna, Austria, (). 4-6 April, 2005.

  • Schmidt, J. E., Batstone, D. J. and Christensen, N. (2005). Effects of Temperature and Hydraulic Retention Time on Anaerobic Degradation of Xenobiotic Compounds in Stirred Tank Reactors. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. 10th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Montreal, Quebec, (1989-1991). 29 August - 2 September 2004.

  • Trably, Eric, Lackner, S., Batstone, Damien J., Patureau, D. and Schmidt, Jens Ejbye (2005). Identification of Nonyl-Phenol degraders in anaerobic enrichment of waste activated sludge. In: ASPD4 - 46h IWA Activated Sludge Population Dynamics Specialist Conference, Microbial Population Dynamics in Biological Wastewater Treatment. 4th International Conference on Activated Sludge Population Dynamics, Gold Coast, Australia, (). 17 - 20 July 2005.

  • Steyer, J. P., Bernard, O. and Batstone, D. (2005). Lessons learnt from 15 years of ICA in anaerobic digestion processes. In: ICA 2005, Busan, Korea, (). May 29 - June 2 2005.

  • Fountoulakis, M. S., Stamatelatou, I. K., Batstone, D. J. and Lyberatos, G. (2005). Modelling of Anaerobic Digesters Treating Primary and Mixed Primary and Secondary Sludge Contaminated with Xenobiotic Compounds in ADSW 2005. In: G. K. Ahring and H. Hartmann, 4th International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Waste - Volume 1 - Oral Presentations. 4th International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Waste, Copenhagen, (). 31 August - 2 September 2005.

  • Fountoulakis, M., Stamatelatou, K., Batstone, D. J. and Lyberatos, G. (2005). Modelling of anaerobic digestion of sludge contaminated with Xenobiotic compounds. In: Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of SETAC Europe. SETAC Europe 15th Annual Meeting, Lille, France, (). 22-26 may, 2005.

  • Fountoulakis, M., Stamatelatou, K., Batstone, D. J. and Lyberatos, G. (2005). Modelling of anaerobic digestion of sludge contaminated with Xenobiotic compounds. In: WasteEng, 2005 Conference, Albi, France, (x-x). 17-29 May, 2005.

  • Picioreanu, C., Batstone, D. J. and van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. (2005). Multidimensional modelling of anaerobic granules. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. Anaerobic Digestion, 10th World Congress, Montreal, Quebec, (125-1132). 29 August - 2 September, 2004.

  • Schmidt, J. E. and Batstone, D. J. (2005). Nitrogen removal in upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) reactors by anammox bacteria. In: Proceedings of the first international conference on environmental science and technology. The first international conference on environmental science and technology, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, (). 23rd-26th January, 2005.

  • Boe, K., Batstone, D. J. and Angelidaki, I . (2005). Online headspace chromatographic method for meassuring VFA in biogas reactor. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. Anaerobic Digestion, 10th World Congress, Montreal, Quebec, (426-431). 29 August - 2 September, 2004.

  • Christensen, N., Batstone, D. J. and Schmidt, J. E. (2005). Optimisation of anaerobic degradation of Xenobiotic compounds in CSTR reactors treating sewage sludge. In: Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of SETAC Europe. SETAC Europe 15th Annual Meeting, Lille, France, (x-x). 22-26 May, 2005.

  • Christensen, N., Batstone, D. J. and Schmidt, J. E. (2005). Optimization of anaerobic degradation of xenobiotic compounds in CSTR reactors treating sewage sludge. In: Abstracts of The first international conference on environmental science and technology. The first international conference on environmental science and technology, Fairmont Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, (). 23-26 January, 2005.

  • Batstone, D. J., Trably, E., Christensen, N. and Schmidt,J. E. (2005). Thermodynamic assessment of anaerobic degradation of xenobiotic compounds. In: The first international conference on environmental science and technology. The first international conference on environmental science and technology, New Orleans, Louisiana, (). 23-26, 2005.

  • Christensen, N., Wang, C., Batstone, D. J., Angelidaki, I. and Schmidt, J. E. (2004). Anaerobic Degradation of Phthalic Acid Esters in Sewage Sludge. In: The 10th World Congress - Anaerobic Digestion 2004, Montreal Canada, (891-896). 29th August - 2 September 2004.

  • Schmidt, J. E., Batstone, D. J. and Christensen, N. (2004). Bioprocessing of sewage sludge for safe recycling on agricultural land?. In: Abstracts from COST 624 "Optimal Management of Wastewater Systems". New frontiers in wastewater management: what research is needed? the COST 624 Final meeting, Aix-en-Provence / Marseille, France, (). 23-26 May, 2004.

  • Gernaey, K. V., Rosen, C., Batstone, D. J. and Alex, J. (2004). Efficient modelling necessitates standards for model documentation and exchange. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Systems Analysis and Integration Assessment. Watermatex, 2004, Beijing, China, (xx-xx). 3-5 November, 2004.

  • Schmidt, J. E., Batstone, D. J. and Angelidaki, I. (2004). Improved nitrogen removal in upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) reactors by incorporation of Anammox bacteria into the granular sludge. In: Water Science and Technology: Biofilm Systems V (Selected Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Biofilm Systems. 5th International Conference on Biofilm Systems, Cape Town, South Africa, (69-76). 14-18 September, 2003.

  • Batstone, Damien J., Gernaey, Krist V. and Steyer, Jean-Philippe (2004). Instrumentation and control in anaerobic digestion. In: Proceedings of the 2nd IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Treatmen. 2nd IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Treatmen, Prague, (). 1 - 4 June 2004.

  • Trably, E., Batstone, D. J., Christensen, N., Patureau, D. and Schmidt, J. E. (2004). Monitoring of anaerobic microbial community degrading xenobiotics by SSCP. In: Proceedings of the 9th European Biosolids and Biowastes Conference Workshop and Exhibition. The 9th European Biosolids and Biowastes Conference Workshop and Exhibition, Wakefield, West Yourkshire, (). 14-17 November, 2004.

  • Christensen, N., Batstone, D. J., He, Z., Angelidaki, I. and Schmidt, J. E. (2004). Removal of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from sewage sludge by anaerobic degradation. In: J. H. Tay and K. Y. Show, Water Science and Technology: Resources from Sludge: Forging New Frontiers (Selected Proceedings of the IWA International Specialised Conference. Sludge: Forging New Frontiers, Singapore, (237-244). 2-3 March, 2004.

  • Schmidt, J. E., Christensen, N., Angelidaki, I., Batstone, D. J., Trably, E., Lyberatos, G., Stamatelatou, K., Kornaros, M., Metzger, L., Ameall, N., Watson, J., Garcia, K., Ayuso, S. and Patureau, D. (2004). Sewage sludge for safe recycling on agricultural land - biowaste. In: Proceedings of the 9th European Biosolids Conference and Biowastes Conference. 9th European Biosolids Conference and Biowastes Conference, Wakefield, West Yourkshire, (xx-xx). 14-17 November, 2004.

  • Batstone, D. J., Torrijos, M. J., Ruiz, C. and Schmidt, J. E. (2004). Use of an anaerobic sequencing batch reactor for parameter estimation in modeling of anaerobic digestion. In: Water Science and Technology: Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology III (Selected Proceedings of the IWA International Specialised Conference on Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology. IWA International Specialised Conference on Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Noosa, Queensland, Australia, (295-303). 22-26 February, 2004.

  • Schmidt, J. E., Angelidaki, I., Christensen, N., Batstone, D. J., Lyberatos, G., Stamatelatou, K., Lichtfouse, E., Metzger, L., Borghi, V. and Montcada, E. (2003). Bioprocessing of Sewage Sludge for Safe Recycling on Agricultural Land - BIOWASTE. In: Proceedings of the SETAC Europe 13th Annual Meeting: Understanding the Complexity of Environmental Issues: A way to Sustainability. SETAC Europe 13th Annual Meeting: Understanding the Complexity of Environmental Issues: A way to Sustainability, Hamburg, Germany, (86 (Abstract No. MOP/41)-87). 27 April-1 May 2003.

  • Schmidt, J. E., Angelidaki, I., Christensen, N., Batstone, D. J., Lyberatos, G., Stamatelatou, K., Lichtfouse, E., Elbisser, B., Rogers, K., Sappin-Didier, V., Denaix, L., Caria, G., Metzger, L., Borghi, V. and Montcada, E. (2003). Bioprocessing of sewage sludge for safe recycling on agricultural land - BIOWASTE. In: H. Adegaard, Proceedings of the IWA Specialist Conference. Wastewater sludge as a resource, Trondheim, Norway, (531-538). 2003.

  • Batstone, D. J. and Keller, J. (2003). Industrial applications of the IWA anaerobic digestion model No. 1 (ADM1). In: IWA Programme Committee, Water Science and Technology. 3rd World Water Congress: Wastewater Treatment Plants (Selected Proceedings of the 3rd World Water Congress of the International Water Association). 3rd World Water Congress of the International-Water-Association, Melbourne, Australia, (199-206). 7-12 April 2002.

  • Batstone, D.J., Keller, J., Angelidaki, I., Kalyuzhnyi, S.V., Pavlostathis, S.G., Rozzi, A., Sanders, W.T.M., Siegrist, H. and Vavilin, V.A. (2002). The IWA Anaerobic Digestion Model No 1 (ADM1). In: Water Science & Technology. Anaerobic Digestion IX - Selected Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Antwerp, Belgium, (65-73). 2-6 September, 2001.

  • Siegrist, H. and Batstone, D. (2001). Free amomonia ang pH inhibition of acetotrophic methanogenesis at meso and thermophilic conditions. In: W. Verstraete and L. Van Velson, 9th World Congress Anaerobic Digestion 2001. 9th World Congress Anaerobic Digestion 2001, Belguim, (395-400). 2-6/9/2001.

  • Batstone, D., Blackall, L. L., Keller, J. and Webb, R. I. (2000). Rapid analysis of anaerobic granule structure. In: Proceedings of the 15th Australian Conference for Electron Microscopy. 15th Australian Conference for Electron Microscopy, Canberra, (115). February 2000.

  • Keller, J., Batstone, D., Blackall, L. L. and Webb, R. I. (1999). Structural and phylogenetic characterisation of anaerobic biofilms and granules. In: Conference on Biofilm Systems. Conference on Biofilm Systems, New York City, USA, (). 17-21 Oct 1999.

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