Publications

2024

Al-Faliti, M., Wang, P., Smith, A. L., & Delgado Vela, J. (2024). Phage phylogeny, molecular signaling, and auxiliary antimicrobial resistance in aerobic and anaerobic membrane bioreactors. Water Research, 256, 121620. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2024.121620

Philo, S. E., De León, K. B., Noble, R. T., Zhou, N. A., Alghafri, R., Bar-Or, I., … Delgado Vela, J. (2024). Wastewater surveillance for bacterial targets: current challenges and future goals. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 90(1), e0142823. https://doi.org/10.1128/aem.01428-23

2023

Wang, P., Zarei-Baygi, A., Delgado Vela, J., & Smith, A. L. (2023). Metagenomic Analysis of the Antibiotic Resistance Risk between an Aerobic and Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor. ACS ES and T Water, 3(7), 1865–1873. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsestwater.2c00383

Delgado Vela, J., & Al-Faliti, M. (2023). Emerging investigator series: the role of phage lifestyle in wastewater microbial community structures and functions: insights into diverse microbial environments. Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology, 9(8), 1982–1991. https://doi.org/10.1039/d2ew00755j

Delgado Vela, J., & Boltz, J. P. (2023). Innovations in Process Engineering. Water Environment Research : A Research Publication of the Water Environment Federation, 95(5), e10842. https://doi.org/10.1002/wer.10842

Fofana, R., Parsons, M., Bachmann, M., Jones, K., Delgado Vela, J., Akyon, B., … De Clippeleir, H. (2023). Robustness of partial denitrification-anammox (PdNA) in filters with methanol and glycerol as carbon sources. Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology, 9(4), 1124–1136. https://doi.org/10.1039/d2ew00360k

2022

Delgado Vela, J., Gordon, K. J., Klatt, J. M., Dick, G. J., & Love, N. G. (2022). Integrated Modeling and Lab-Scale Investigations Demonstrate the Impact of Sulfide on a Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor. ACS ES and T Water, 2(12), 2388–2399. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsestwater.2c00253

Al-Faliti, M., Kotlarz, N., McCall, C., Harris, A. R., Smith, A. L., Stadler, L. B., … Delgado Vela, J. (2022). Comparing Rates of Change in SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Load and Clinical Cases in 19 Sewersheds Across Four Major Metropolitan Areas in the United States. ACS ES and T Water, 2(11), 2233–2242. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsestwater.2c00106

Fofana, R., Peng, B., Huynh, H., Sajjad, M., Jones, K., Al-Omari, A., … De Clippeleir, H. (2022). Erratum: Media selection for anammox-based polishing filters: Balancing anammox enrichment and retention with filtration function. Water Environment Research : A Research Publication of the Water Environment Federation, 94(6), e10753. https://doi.org/10.1002/wer.10753

Fofana, R., Peng, B., Huynh, H., Sajjad, M., Jones, K., Al-Omari, A., … De Clippeleir, H. (2022). Media selection for anammox-based polishing filters: Balancing anammox enrichment and retention with filtration function. Water Environment Research : A Research Publication of the Water Environment Federation, 94(5), e10724. https://doi.org/10.1002/wer.10724

Fofana, R., Huynh, H., Jones, K., Delgado Vela, J., Long, C., Chandran, K., … De Clippeleir, H. (2022). Mainstream partial denitrification-anammox in sand and expanded clay deep-bed polishing filters under practical loading rates and backwashing conditions. Water Environment Research : A Research Publication of the Water Environment Federation, 94(5), e10728. https://doi.org/10.1002/wer.10728

Delgado Vela, J., McClary-Gutierrez, J. S., Al-Faliti, M., Allan, V., Arts, P., Barbero, R., … Bibby, K. (2022). Impact of Disaster Research on the Development of Early Career Researchers: Lessons Learned from the Wastewater Monitoring Pandemic Response Efforts. Environmental Science & Technology, 56(8), 4724–4727. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.2c01583

2021

Coffman, M. M., Guest, J. S., Wolfe, M. K., Naughton, C. C., Boehm, A. B., Vela, J. D., & Carrera, J. S. (2021). Preventing Scientific and Ethical Misuse of Wastewater Surveillance Data. Environmental Science & Technology, 55(17), 11473–11475. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.1c04325

Delgado Vela, J., Bristow, L. A., Marchant, H. K., Love, N. G., & Dick, G. J. (2021). Sulfide alters microbial functional potential in a methane and nitrogen cycling biofilm reactor. Environmental Microbiology, 23(3), 1481–1495. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.15352

McClary-Gutierrez, J. S., Aanderud, Z. T., Al-Faliti, M., Duvallet, C., Gonzalez, R., Guzman, J., … Vela, J. D. (2021). Standardizing data reporting in the research community to enhance the utility of open data for SARS-CoV-2 wastewater surveillance. Environmental Science : Water Research & Technology, 9. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1ew00235j

Fofana, R., Bachmann, M., Jones, K., Delgado-Vela, J., Benay, A., Liu, W., … De Clippeleir, H. (2021). Carbon Source Selection for Deep-bed Partial Denitrification – Anammox (PdNA) Polishing Filters. In 94th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, WEFTEC 2021 (pp. 2294–2299).

2020

Bivins, A., North, D., Ahmad, A., Ahmed, W., Alm, E., Been, F., … Bibby, K. (2020). Wastewater-Based Epidemiology: Global Collaborative to Maximize Contributions in the Fight Against COVID-19. Environmental Science & Technology, 54(13), 7754–7757. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c02388

Bekele, Z. A., Delgado Vela, J., Bott, C. B., & Love, N. G. (2020). Sensor-mediated granular sludge reactor for nitrogen removal and reduced aeration demand using a dilute wastewater. Water Environment Research : A Research Publication of the Water Environment Federation, 92(7), 1006–1016. https://doi.org/10.1002/wer.1296

Fofana, R., Huynh, H., Chen, H., Jones, K., Al-Omari, A., Bott, C., … de Clippeleir, H. (2020). Partial denitrification – anammox (PdNA) implementation in polishing filters: Performance and Phosphorus limitations. In 93rd Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference 2020, WEFTEC 2020 (pp. 2107–2123).

Ali, P., Delgado-Vela, J., Liu, L., Shaw, A., & Stadler, L. B. (2020). Quantifying and assessing wet-weather resilience of urban water resource recovery facilities. In 93rd Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference 2020, WEFTEC 2020 (pp. 3350–3358).

2019

Sakowski, E., Uritskiy, G., Cooper, R., Gomes, M., McLaren, M. R., Meisel, J. S., … Preheim, S. P. (2019). Current State of and Future Opportunities for Prediction in Microbiome Research: Report from the Mid-Atlantic Microbiome Meet-up in Baltimore on 9 January 2019. MSystems, 4(5), e00392–e00319. https://doi.org/10.1128/msystems.00392-19

Bekele, Z. A., Delgado Vela, J., Bott, C. B., & Love, N. G. (2019). Sensor-mediated control for aerobic granular sludge process treating mainstream anaerobic effluent. In 91st Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, WEFTEC 2018 (pp. 3806–3812).

Fofana, R., Peng, B., Huynh, H., Jones, K., Al-Omari, A., Bott, C., … De Clippeleir, H. (2019). Media selection for enrichment of anammox in polishing filters. In WEFTEC 2019 - 92nd Annual Water Environment Federation’s Technical Exhibition and Conference (pp. 64–72).

2018

Stadler, L. B., Delgado Vela, J., Jain, S., Dick, G. J., & Love, N. G. (2018). Elucidating the impact of microbial community biodiversity on pharmaceutical biotransformation during wastewater treatment. Microbial Biotechnology, 11(6), 995–1007. https://doi.org/10.1111/1751-7915.12870

Delgado Vela, J., Dick, G. J., & Love, N. G. (2018). Sulfide inhibition of nitrite oxidation in activated sludge depends on microbial community composition. Water Research, 138, 241–249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2018.03.047