Publications
 

 

Books and Books Edited

Bhandari, A., R. Surampalli, C. Adams, P. Champagne, S.K. Ong, R.D. Tyagi, and T. Zhang, 2009.  Contaminants of Emerging Environmental Concern, American Society of Civil Engineers Publications, Preston, VA. ISBN 978-0-7844-1014-1

Ong, S.K., S. Rao, Bhandari, P. Champagne, A., R. D. Tyagi, I. M.C. Lo. 2008.  Natural Processes and Systems for Hazardous Waste Treatment, American Society of Civil Engineers Publications, Preston, VA. ISBN:13:978-0-7844-0939-8

Bhandahari, A., S.K. Ong, S. Rao, and R. Tyagi. 2007. Hazardous Waste Technologies, American Society of Civil Engineers, Preston, VA,  ISBN: 13:978-0-7844-0894-0

Rao, S., S.K. Ong, J. Barnajee, E. Seagren, 2004.  Natural Attenuation of Hazardous Wastes, ASCE, Washington, DC.

Magar, V., G. Johnson, S.K. Ong, A. Leeson. (Eds.), 2001. Bioremediation of Recalcitrant Organic Compounds, Battelle Press, Columbus, OH.

Hinchee, R.E., G. S. Douglas, S. K. Ong. (Eds.). 1995. Monitoring and Verification of Bioremediation. Battelle Press, Columbus, OH.

Hinchee, R.E., A. Leeson, L. Semprini, and S. K. Ong. (Eds.) 1994. Bioreclamation of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. Lewis Publishers, Inc., Boca Raton, FL.

Book Chapters 

 

Ong, S.K., W. Lertpaitoonpan, A. Bhandari, T. Limpiyakorn, 2009. Antimicrobials and antibiotics, in Chemicals of Emerging Environmental Concerns, American Society of Civil Engineers Publications, Preston, VA.

Limpiyakorn, T., S. Homklin, S.K. Ong, 2009. Hormones, in Chemicals of Emerging Environmental Concerns, American Society of Civil Engineers Publications, Preston, VA.

Ong, S.K. 2007, Wastewater Engineering, in Handbook of Environmental Conscious Materials and Chemical Processing, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. NY.

Ong, S.K., and Kolz, A., 2007, Chemical Treatment Processes In Remediation Technologies for Soil and Groundwater Contamination, American Society of Civil Engineers, Preston, VA.

Ong, S.K. 2006.  Solid/Gas Partitioning, in Gas Transport in Porous Media, C. K. Ho, S. W. Webb, J. Wilson, (Eds.), Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, NY.

Ong, S.K. 1998. Bioremediation, in Nutritional Requirements of Commercially Important Microorganisms, T. Nagodawithana and G. Reed (Eds.), Esteekay Associates, Inc., Milwaukee, WI

Refereed Publications

Cheng, C.L., J.Gaunt, S.K. Ong, F. Mao, 2012, Permeation of gasoline compounds through ductile iron pipe gaskets, J AWWA, (in press)

Zehra, E., S.K. Ong, T. Moorman, 2012, Sorption of atrazine, enrofloxacin, sulfamethazine and monesin in wood chip biofilters, Water, Soil and Air Pollution (in press)

Mao, F., J.A. Gaunt, Chen, C. L., S.K. Ong, 2011, Permeation of petroleum-based hydrocarbons through PVC pipe joints with Rieber gasket systems, ASCE J. of Environmental Engineering, 137 (12): 1128 1136

Zehra, E., S.K. Ong, T. Moorman, 2011, Dissipation of atrazine, enrofloxacin, sulfamethazine in wood chip bioreactors and impact on denitrifcation, J. Environmental Quality, 40(6):1816 - 1823

Sikkema, J., J.A. Alleman, S.K. Ong, T.D. Wheelock, 2011, Mercury regulation, fate, transport, transformation, and abatement within cement manufacturing facilities: Review, Science of the Total Environment, 409(20):4167 4178

Chotpantarat, S., S. K. Ong, C. Sutthirat, K. Osathaphan, 2011, Competitive sorption and transport of Pb2+, Ni2+, Mn2+, and Zn2+ in lateritic soil columns, J. Hazardous Materials, 190(1-3):391-396

Limpiyakorn, T., S. Homklin, S.K. Ong, 2011, Fate of estrogens and estrogenic potential in sewerage systems, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 41(13):1231-1270

Bhandari, A., S.K. Ong, B. L. Stewart, 2011. Student learning in a multidisciplinary sustainable engineering course, ASCE J.  Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 137(2):86-93.

Homklin, S., S.K. Ong, T. Limpiyakorn, 2011, Biodegradation of 17α-methyltestosterone in sediment under different electron acceptor conditions, Chemosphere, 82(10) :1401-1407.

Brown, P., S. K. Ong, Y.W. Lee, 2011, Influence of Anoxic and Anaerobic Hydraulic Retention Time on Biological Nitrogen and Phosphorus Removal in a Membrane Bioreactor, Desalination, 270 (1-3): 227 232.

Chotpantarat, S., S. K. Ong, C. Sutthirat, K. Osathaphan, 2011, Effect of pH on sorption and transport of Pb2+, Mn2+, Zn2+ and Ni2+ through lateritic soil: Column experiments and transport modeling, J. Environmental Sciences, 23(4):640-648

Mao, F., J.A. Gaunt, Cheng, C.L., S.K. Ong, 2011, Microscopic visualization technique to predict the permeation of organic solvents through PVC pipes in water distribution systems, ASCE J. Env. Eng., 137(2):137-145

Ha, J.H. , S.K. Ong, and R. Surampalli, 2010, Impact of media type and various operation conditions on nitrification in polishing biological aerated filters (BAFs), Environmental Engineering Research, 15(2):079-084.

 Ersu, C.B., S.K. Ong, E. Arslankaya, Y.W. Lee, 2010, Impact of solids residence time on biological  nutrient removal performance of membrane bioreactor, Water Research, 44(10):3192-3202.     

Ha, J., S. K. Ong, R. Surampalli, 2010, Impact of temperature and recirculation on nitrification in polishing biological aerated filters (BAFs), Environmental Technology , 31(6):671-680.

Mao, F., J.A. Gaunt, S.K. Ong, Cheng. C.L., 2010, Permeation of BTEX compounds through high density polyethylene pipes under simulated field conditions, J. AWWA, 102(3):107-118.

Lertpaitoonpan, W., S.K. Ong, T. Moorman, 2009.  Effect of organic carbon and pH on soil sorption of sulfamethazine, Chemosphere, 76(4):558-564.

Lee, Y.W., Q. Tian, S. K. Ong, 2009, Inhibitory effects of copper on nitrifying bacteria in suspended and attached growth reactors, Water, Soil and Air Pollution, 203(1-4):17-27.

Homklin, S., T. Wattanodorn, S. K. Ong, T. Limpiyakorn, 2009, Biodegradation of 17 alpha-methyltestosterone and isolation of MT-degrading bacteria from sediment of Nile tilapia masculinization pond, Water Science and Technology, 59(2):261-265.

Mao, F., J.A. Gaunt, S.K. Ong, 2009, Permeation of organic contaminants through PVC pipes from vapor/aqueous phase, J. AWWA 101(5):128-136

Chotpantarat, S., S.K. Ong, C. Sutthirat, K. Osathaphan, 2009, Evaluation of heavy metals contamination of groundwater and surrounding soils by tailing leachates from a gold mine in Thailand, Journal of Scientific Research, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 33(2):101-110.

Ersu, C.B., and S.K. Ong, 2008, Treatment of phenolic wastewater using a tubular ceramic membrane bioreactor, Environmental Technology 29(2):225 234.

Ersu, C.B., S.K. Ong, E. Arslankaya, P. Brown, 2008, Comparison of recirculation configurations for biological nutrient removal in a membrane bioreactor, Water Research 42(6-7):1651-1663.

Ersu, C.B., S.K. Ong, E. Arslankaya, D. Fox, L. Aldrich, J. Copeman, 2008, Modification of a full-scale sequencing batch reactor operational mode for biological nutrient removal, Water Environ. Research 80(3):257-266.

Chao, K. P., S. K. Ong,  and M. C. Huang,  2008, Mass Transfer of VOCs in Laboratory-Scale Air Sparging Tank, Journal of Hazardous Materials 152(3):1098-1107.

Rogers, S. W., S.K. Ong, T. B. Moorman, 2007, Mineralization of PAHs in coal-tar impacted aquifer sediments and associated microbial community structure investigated with FISH, Chemosphere, 69(10):1563-1573.

Esteve-Agelet, L., C. R. Hurburgh, F. Mao, J. J. Gaunt, and S. K. Ong, 2007, Permeation studies of PVC pipes with Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS), J. Near Infrared Spectroscopy, 15(5):283-287.

Rogers, S. W., T. B. Moorman, S.K. Ong, 2007, Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization and Micro-autoradiography Applied to Ecophysiology in Soil, Soil Science Soc. of America Journal, 71(2):620-631.

Rogers, S. W., S. K. Ong, G. A. Stenback, J. Golchin , and B. H. Kjartanson, 2006, Evidence of intrinsic bioremediation of a coal-tar impacted aquifer based on coupled reactive transport and biogeochemical mass balance approaches, Water Environment Federation, 79 (1):13-28.

Khanal, S. K., B. Xie, Thompson, M., S. Sung, S.K. Ong, J. van Leeuwen, 2006, Fate, transport and biodegradation of natural estrogens in the environment and engineered systems, Environmental Science and Technology, 40(21):6537 6546.

Kolz, A.C., S.K. Ong, and T. B. Moorman, 2005, Sorption of Tylosin onto Swine Manure, Chemosphere, 60(2):284-289.

Kolz, A.C., T.B. Moorman, S.K. Ong, K.D. Scoggin, 2005, Degradation and metabolite production of tylosin in anaerobic and aerobic swine manure slurries, Water Environment Research Water Environment Research, 77(1): 49 - 56

G. A. Stenback, S. K. Ong, S. W. Rogers, and Bruce H. Kjartanson, 2004, Impact of transverse and longitudinal dispersion on first-order degradation rate constant estimation, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 73(1-4):3-14

Ersu, C.B., Braida, W., K. P. Chao, and S.K. Ong, 2004, Ultrafiltration of ink and latex wastewater using cellulose membranes, Desalination, 164 (1):63 70

Rogers, S.W., S.K. Ong, and K. P. Chao.  2004  Modeling the removal of benzene NAPL under air-sparged conditions.  ASCE J. of Environ. Engineering, 130(7):751 - 758.

Kim C.S., Y. Lee, S. K. Ong, 2003, Factors affecting EDTA extraction of lead from lead-contaminated soils, Chemosphere, 51:845-853.

M. Fan, R. C. Brown, S.W. Sung, C. P. Huang, S.K. Ong, J. Van Leeuwan, 2003, Comparisons of polymeric and conventional coagulants in arsenic (V) removal, Water Environment Research, 75(4):308 - 313

Van Dyke, S., S. Jones, S. K. Ong, 2003, Cold weather nitrogen removal deficiencies of aerated lagoons, Environmental Technology 24(6):767-778.

Rogers, S.W., S.K. Ong, B. Kjartanson, J. Golchin, G.A. Stenback. 2002. Natural attenuation of PAH-contaminated sites: A Review, ASCE Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management Practice Periodical, 6(3):141 - 155.

Braida, W. and S.K. Ong. 2001. Air sparging effectiveness: Experimental characterization of mass transfer zone for VOC volatilization. J. Hazardous Materials, 87(1-3):241-258

Lee, P.H., S.K. Ong, J. Golchin, and G.L. Nelson. 2001. Use of solvents to enhance PAH biodegradation of coal-tar-contaminated soils, Water Research, 35(16):3941-3949

Ong, S.K., B.H. Kjartanson, G.A. Stenback, J. Golchin, Ph.D. 2000, A streamlined process for contaminated site closure, 13th International Symposium on Site Remediation Technologies and Environmental Management Practices in the Utility Industry, Dec. 6 - 10, IGT, Orlando, FL.

Casey, F.X. M., S.K. Ong, and R. Horton. 2000. Degradation and transformation of trichloroethylene in miscible displacement experiments through zero-valent metals, Environ. Sci. and Technol. 34(23):5023 - 5029.

Rogers, S.W. and S.K. Ong. 2000. Influence of porous media, airflow rate, and channel spacing on benzene NAPL removal during air sparging, Environ. Sci. and Technol. 34(5):764-770.

Braida, W. and S.K. Ong. 2000. Decomposition of nitrite under various pH and aeration conditions. Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 118(1/2):13-26.

Braida, W. and S.K. Ong. 2000. Influence of porous media and air velocity on the fate of NAPLs under air sparging. Transport in Porous Media, 38(1/2):29-42.

Kim, C.S. and S.K. Ong. 2000. Effects of amorphous iron on extraction of lead-contaminated soil with EDTA. ASCE Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management Practice Periodical, 4(1):16-23.

Braida, W. and S.K. Ong. 2000. Modeling of air sparging of VOC-contaminated soil columns. J. Contaminant Hydrology, 41(3-4):385-402.

Golchin, J., B.H. Kjartanson, S.K. Ong, G.A. Stenback and M.E. Holland. 1999. Development of a groundwater monitoring protocol for monitored enhanced natural attenuation, 12th International Symposium on Environmental Biotechnologies, Site Remediation Technologies and Gas Industry Environmental Issues and Strategies, Dec. 6 - 10, IGT, Orlando, FL.

Lee, P.H., S.K. Ong, J. Golchin, G.L. Nelson. 1999. Extraction method for analysis of PAHs in coal tar-contaminated soil, ASCE Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management Practice Periodical, 3(4):155-166.

Kim, C.S. and S.K. Ong. 1999. Recycling of lead-contaminated EDTA wastewater, J. Hazardous Materials, 69(3):273-286.

Schumann, J.J. and S.K. Ong. 1999. Metal recovery systems: Development and use of cost estimation equations, J. of Plating and Surface Finishing, 86(9):99-105.

Protzman, R.S., P.H. Lee, S.K. Ong, and T.B. Moorman. 1999. Treatment of formulated atrazine rinsate by Agrobacterium radiobacter Strain J14a in a sequencing batch biofilm reactor. Water Research, 33(6):1399 1404.

Kayser, K., V. Srivastava, G.L. Nelson, S. R. Shipley, J. Golchin, S.K. Ong, P.H. Lee, G. A. Stenback, D. Richard, and T. Hayes. 1998. MGP-REM process in full-scale landfarming application: Operations of the Vandalia Road Site 1998, 11th Annual International Symposium on Environmental Biotechnologies and Site Remediation Technologies, Dec. 7 9, Institute of Gas Technology, Orlando, FL.

Golchin, J., B.H. Kjartanson, S.K. Ong, G.A. Stenback, and G.L. Nelson. 1998. Monitored Enhanced Natural Attenuation (MENA), 11th Annual International Symposium on Environmental Biotechnologies and Site Remediation Technologies, Dec. 7 9, Institute of Gas Technology, Orlando, FL.

Braida, W. and S.K. Ong. 1998. Air sparging: air-water mass transfer coefficients. Water Resources Research, 34(12):3245 3253.

Kim, C.S. and S.K. Ong. 1998. The selective reaction of lead and amorphous iron with EDTA in lead sulfate-contaminated soil systems, Korean Society of Environmental Engineers, Environmental Engineering Research 3(3):167 174.

Chao, K.P., S.K. Ong, A. Protopapas. 1998. Water-to-air mass transfer of VOCs: Laboratory-scale air sparging system, ASCE J. of Environmental Engineering, 124(1):1054 1060.

Braida, W., S.K. Ong, W.L. Smith, and J.W. McCabe. 1998. Fate of adsorbable organic halides (AOXs) from bleached laundering in septic tank systems. Environ. Toxicology and Chem. 17(3):398 - 403.

Lee, Y.W., S.K. Ong, C. Sato. 1997. Effects of metals on nitrifying bacteria., Water Sci. and Technol. 36(12):69 74.

Ong, S.K., G.M. DeGraeve, R.A. Silva-Wilkinson, J.W. McCabe, and W.L. Smith. 1996. Toxicity and bioconcentration potential of adsorbable organic halides from bleached laundering in municipal wastewater. Environ. Toxicology and Chem. 15(2): 138 - 143.

Chao, K.P. and S.K. Ong. 1995. Air sparing: effects of VOCs and soil properties on VOC volatilization. in In Situ Aeration: Air Sparging, Bioventing, and Related Remediation Processes, R.E. Hinchee, R. N. Miller, P. C. Johnson (Eds.), Battelle Press, Columbus, OH.

Gavaskar, A., B.C. Kim, S. Rosansky, S.K. Ong, and E. Marchand. 1995. Crossflow air stripping and catalytic incineration for remediation of volatile organics in groundwater. AIChE Environmental Progress, 14 (1):33-40.

Ong, S.K., A. Leeson, R.E. Hinchee, J. Kittel, C.M. Vogel, G.D. Sayles, and R.N. Miller. 1994. Cold climate applications of bioventing in Hydrocarbon Bioremediation, R.E. Hinchee et al. (Eds.), Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, FL.

Hinchee, R.E. and S.K. Ong. 1992. A rapid in situ respiration test for measuring aerobic biodegradation rates of hydrocarbons in soil. J. Air Waste Management Assoc. 42 (10): 1305 - 1312.

Ong, S.K., T. Culver, L.W. Lion, and C.A. Shoemaker. 1992. Effects of soil moisture and physical-chemical properties of organic pollutants on vapor phase transport in vadose zone. J. Contaminant Hydrology. 11:273 - 290.

Ong, S.K., R.E. Hinchee, R. Hoeppel, and R. Scholze. 1991. In situ respirometry for determining aerobic degradation rates, in In Situ Bioreclamation, R.E. Hinchee and R.F. Olfenbuttel (Eds.), Butterworth-Heinemann Stoneham, MA, pp. 541-545.

Ong, S.K. and L.W. Lion. 1991. Trichloroethylene vapor sorption onto soil minerals. Soil Sci. Soc. of America Journal. 55(6):1559-1568.

Ong, S.K., S.R. Lindner, and L.W. Lion. 1991. Applicability of linear partitioning relationships for organic vapors onto soil minerals, in Organic Substances and Sediments in Water, Vol. 1, R.A. Baker (Ed.) Lewis Publishers, Inc., Chelsea, MI. pp. 275-289.

Ong, S.K. and L.W. Lion. 1991. Sorption equilibria and mechanisms for TCE vapor onto soil minerals. Jour. of Environmental Quality. 20(1):180-188.

Ong, S.K. and L.W. Lion. 1991. Effects of soil properties and moisture on the sorption of TCE vapor. Water Research. 25(1):29-36.

Ong, S.K. and A. R. Bowers. 1990. Steady-state analysis for biological treatment of inhibitory substrates. ASCE Jour. of Environmental Engineering. 116(6):1013-1028.

 

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