Selected publications
Full publication lists:

Pacheco-Ruiz, Santiago, Heaven, Sonia and Banks, Charles J. (2015) Development and testing of a fully gravitational submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor for wastewater treatment. Environmental Technology, 1-12. (doi:10.1080/09593330.2015.1026847).

Serna-Maza, Alba, Heaven, S. and Banks, C.J. (2015) Biogas stripping of ammonia from fresh digestate from a food waste digester. Bioresource Technology, 190, 66-75. (doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2015.04.041).

Xafenias, Nikolaos, Zhang, Yue and Banks, Charles J. (2015) Evaluating hexavalent chromium reduction and electricity production in microbial fuel cells with alkaline cathodes. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 12, (8) (doi:10.1007/s13762-014-0651-7).

Yirong, C., Heaven, S. and Banks, C.J. (2014) Effect of a trace element addition strategy on volatile fatty acid accumulation in thermophilic anaerobic digestion of food waste. Waste and Biomass Valorization, 6, ((1), 1-12) (doi:10.1007/s12649-014-9327-2).

de Godos, I., Mendoza, J.L., Acién, F.G., Molina, E., Banks, C.J., Heaven, S. and Rogalla, F. (2014) Evaluation of carbon dioxide mass transfer in raceway reactors for microalgae culture using flue gases. Bioresource Technology, 153, 307-314. (doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2013.11.087).

Nock, William James, Walker, Mark, Kapoor, Rimika and Heaven, Sonia (2014) Modeling the water scrubbing process and energy requirements for CO2 capture to upgrade biogas to biomethane. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53, (32), 12783-12792. (doi:10.1021/ie501280p).

Suhartini, Sri, Heaven, Sonia and Banks, Charles J. (2014) Comparison of mesophilic and thermophilic anaerobic digestion of sugar beet pulp: performance, dewaterability and foam control. Bioresource Technology, 152, 202-211. (doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2013.11.010).

Tran, K.C., Mendoza Martin, J.L., Heaven, S., Banks, C.J., Acien Fernandez, F.G. and Molina Grima, E. (2014) Cultivation and anaerobic digestion of Scenedesmus spp. grown in a pilot-scale open raceway. Algal Research, 5, 95-102. (doi:10.1016/j.algal.2014.06.001).


Reports (available from external websites)

Optimising processes for the stable operation of food waste digestion  (DEFRA website)

Optimising inputs and outputs from anaerobic digestion processes (DEFRA website)

Biocycle: research, monitoring and evaluation of the South Shropshire digester (DEFRA website)


More to come soon!

PhD abstracts (full thesis available from ePrints)

Prof Charles Banks
Prof Michael Chesshire
Dr Craig Dolder
Dr Ludwig Gredmaier
Dr Nazmul Haq
Dr Sonia Heaven
Dr Sigrid Kusch
Dr Yongqiang Liu
Prof Keith Riley
Dr Alba Serna-Maza
Dr Bing Tao
Dr Nikolaos Venetsaneas
Dr Yue Zhang
Chu, T.W. (2015) Energy and resource use in kerbside collection of source segregated food waste  http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/375095/  
Climenhaga M.A. (2008) Anaerobic digestion of catering wastes  http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/73611/  
Cornell, M.L. (2011) Improvement of the digestion of cattle slurry via the process of co-digestion http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/196477/  
Cysneiros D. (2008) An evaluation of leach beds coupled to methanogenic reactors for energy production from maize (Zea mays) http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/79439/  
Hakami, O.M. (2012) Synthesis and use of magnetic nanoparticles for the adsorption of mercury from water  
Jiang, Y. (2012) Anaerobic digestion of food and vegetable waste  http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/348823/  
Milledge, J.J. (2013) Energy balance and techno-economic assessment of algal biofuel production systems  http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/357074/  
Mendoza Martin, J.L. (2016) Raceway system requirements for low-cost energy-efficient algal biomass cultivation  
Nock, W.J. (2015) An investigation into gas transfer from bubbles into water http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/386143/  
Nguyen, H.H. (2015) Modelling of food waste digestion using ADM1 integrated with Aspen Plus http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/375082/  
Pacheco Ruiz, S. (2016) SAnMBR for wastewater treatment: effect of mean cell residence time on membrane flux, mixed liquor characteristics and overall reactor performance  
Roberts, K.P. (2015) Anaerobic digestion of marine micro-algae http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/388117/  
Song, H. (2016) Anaerobic digestion of source segregated domestic food waste  
Suhartini, S. (2014) Anaerobic digestion of sugar beet pulp  http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/364799/  
Tran, K.C. (2017) Anaerobic digestion of microalgal biomass: effects of solid concentration and pre-treatment https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/415791  
Xafenias, N. (2014) Cr(VI) removal in bioelectrochemical systems with electrodes as electron donors https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/363130/  
Yirong, C. (2014) Thermophilic anaerobic digestion of food waste  http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/366736/