Professor Damien Batstone

Professor and Centre Director, ACWE

Australian Centre for Water and Environmental Biotechnology
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
d.batstone@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

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Samstag, Randal, Wicklein, Edward, Hreiz, Rainier, Laurent, Julien, Wicks, Jim and Batstone, Damien (2022). Fundamentals. CFD Modelling for Wastewater Treatment Processes. (pp. 9-36) IWA Publishing. doi: 10.2166/9781780409030_0009

  • Hülsen, Tim, Carvalho, Gilda, Egger, Felix, Cruz, Heidy, Vertstraete, Willy, Batstone, Damien J. and Pikaar, Ilje (2020). Production of single-cell proteins from organic matter and residual nitrogen. Wastewater treatment residues as resources for biorefinery products and biofuels. (pp. 355-389) edited by José Antonio Olivares, Daniel Puyol, Juan Antonio Melero and Javier Dufour. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-0-12-816204-0.00016-3

  • Puyol, D., Monsalvo, V. M., Marin, E., Rogalla, F., Melero, J. A., Martinez, F., Hulsen, Tim and Batstone, Damien J. (2020). Purple phototrophic bacteria as a platform to create the next generation of wastewater treatment plants: energy and resource recovery. Wastewater treatment residues as resources for biorefinery products and biofuels. (pp. 255-280) edited by José Antonio Olivares, Daniel Puyol, Juan Antonio Melero and Javier Dufour. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-816204-0.00012-6

  • Fatone, Francesco, Baeza, Juan A., Batstone, Damien, Cema, Grzegorz, Crutchik, Dafne, Díez-Montero, Rubén, Huelsen, Tim, Lyberatos, Gerasimos, McLeod, Andrew, Mosquera-Corral, Anuska, Oehmen, Adrian, Plaza, Elzbieta, Renzi, Daniele, Soares, Ana and Tejero, Iñaki (2017). Nutrient removal. In Juan M. Lema and Sonia Suarez (Ed.), Innovative wastewater treatment & resource recovery technologies: impacts on energy, economy and environment (pp. 3-39) London, United Kingdom: International Water Association. doi:10.2166/9781780407876_0003

  • Batstone, Damien J. and Rodriguez, Jorge (2015). Modelling anaerobic digestion processes. Anaerobic biotechnology: environmental protection and resource recovery. (pp. 133-160) edited by Herbert H. P. Fang and Tong Zhang. 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. Benchmarking of control strategies for wastewater treatment plants. (pp. 15-53) edited by Krist V. Gernaey, Ulf Jeppsson, Peter A. Vanrolleghem and John B. Copp. London, United Kingdom: IWA Publishing.

  • Carrère, Hélène, Batstone, Damien J. and Paul, Etienne (2012). Mechanical pretreatment-assisted biological processes. Biological sludge minimization and biomaterials/bioenergy recovery technologies. (pp. 349-371) edited by Etienne Paul and Yu Liu. 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. Biological sludge minimization and biomaterials/bioenergy recovery technologies. (pp. 373-404) edited by Etienne Paul and Yu Liu. Hoboken, NJ, United States: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781118309643.ch12

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

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

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision