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Conference Proceedings with Full-Papers

  • Wray H. Andrews R.C. and BérubéP.R. (2014) Impact of Surface Shear Stress and Pre-Coagulation on Membrane Fouling and Pharmaceutical Rejection, Proceedings American Water Works Association – American Membrane Technology Association Membrane Technology Conference, Las Vegas, 5pp.
  • Wray H. Andrews R.C. and BérubéP.R. Dynamics and Impacts of NOM in Water, Wastewater, or Recycling Treatment Processes, Proceedings IWA Natural Organic Matter Conference, Perth, Australia.
  • Kenari S.L.D., Bérubé P.R. and Barbeau B. (2013) Understanding Groundwater Ultrafiltration Fouling Caused by Manganese and Iron, Proceedings  AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA.
  • Winter J. and Bérubé P.R. (2013) Biodegradation of Organic Matter and Effect of Pre-Ozonation, Proceedings of the AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA.
  • Wray H. Andrews R.C. and BérubéP.R. (2013) Impact of pre-coagulation and air sparging on UF membrane fouling and pharmaceutical rejection, Proceedings AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA.
  • Wray H. Andrews R.C. and Bérubé P.R. (2013) Optimizing Coagulation and Air Sparging for UF Fouling Reduction and Pharmaceutical Rejection, Proceedings IWA Membrane Technology Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 8pp.
  • Abdullah S.Z. and Bérubé P.R. (2013) Effects of Sodium Hypochlorite Cleaning on Filtration Performance of PVDF Based Membranes, Proceedings IWA Membrane Technology Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 8pp.
  • Winter J. and Bérubé P.R. (2013) Integrated Oxidation-Membrane Filtration Process – NOM Rejection and Membrane Fouling, Proceedings IWA Membrane Technology Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 8pp.
  • Sepideh J. and Bérubé P.R. (2013) Efficiency of Coarse and Pulse Bubble Sparging in Terms of Fouling Control in Submerged Hollow Fiber Membrane Systems, Proceedings IWA Membrane Technology Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 8pp.
  • Wray H., Andrews R.C. and BérubéP.R. (2013) Impact of Surface Shear Stress and Pre-Coagulation on Membrane Fouling, Proceedings AWWA Membrane Technology Conference, San Antonio, TX, 6pp.Carrière A., Geismar N., Bérubé P.R. and Barbeau B. (2012) Ozonation and Biofiltration Pretreatments: Impact on Membrane Fouling as Measured by the Unified Membrane Fouling Index (UMFI), Proceedings of the AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Toronto, ON, 10pp.
  • Abdhullah S.Z. and Bérubé P.R. (2012) Effects of Chemical Cleaning on Membrane Operating Lifetime, Proceedings American Water Works Association Membrane Technology Conference, Glendale, USA, 12 pp.
  • Böhm L., Jankhah S., Bérubé P.R. and Kraume M. (2011) Optimization of the Fouling Mitigation in Membrane Systems – a Collaborative Approach for Flat Sheet and Hollow Fibers, Proceedings of the 6th International International Water Association Specialist Conference on Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Aachen, Germany, 10pp.
  • Black K. and Bérubé P.R. (2011) Effect of Pre-oxidation approach on the removal of Biodegradable Natural Organic Material, Proceedings of the 4th IWA Specialty Conference on Natural Organic Matter, Cosa Mesa, USA, 10pp.
  • Nicolas Ratkovich, Thomas R. Bentzen, Pierre R. Bérubé and Michael R. Rasmussen (2011) Energy consumption related to shear stress for membrane bioreactors used for wastewater treatment, 24th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, Novi Sad, Serbia, 8pp.
  • Nicolas Ratkovich, Thomas R. Bentzen, Pierre R. Bérubé and Michael R. Rasmussen (2011) Energy consumption in terms of shear stress for two types of membrane bioreactors used for municipal wastewater treatment processes, Proceedings 6th International Conference on Transport Phenomena in Multiphase Systems, Ryn, Poland, 16pp.
  • Black K., Winter J. and Bérubé P.R. (2011) Effect of Biological Activated Carbon Filters on the Removal of Biodegradable Natural Organic Matter, Molecular Weight & Membrane Fouling, Proceedings of the American Water Works Association Membrane Technology Conference, Long Beach, USA, 10pp (Winner of Best Student Paper Award).
  • Abdullah S.Z. and Bérubé P.R. (2011) New Technique to Assess the Effects of Chemical Cleaning on Membrane Characteristics, Proceedings of the American Water Works Association Membrane Technology Conference, Long Beach, USA, 4pp.
  • Londono Montoya I.C. and Bérubé P.R. (2011) Assessment of causes of irreversible fouling in PAC/UF systems for water treatment, Proceedings of the American Water Works Association Membrane Technology Conference, Long Beach, USA, 9 pp.
  • Winter J. and Bérubé P.R. (2011) Assessment of synergies between oxidation and membrane filtration in sequential and integrated systems, Proceedings of the American Water Works Association Membrane Technology Conference, Long Beach, USA, 7 pp.
  • Jankhah S. and Bérubé P.R. (2011) Behaviour of Foulants Under Different Hydrodynamic Conditions At The Surface of Submerged Membranes, Proceedings of the American Water Works Association Membrane Technology Conference, Long Beach, USA, 7 pp.
  • Böhm L., Prieske H., Bérubé P.R. and Kraume M. (2010) Investigation of Single Bubble Rising Between Parallel Plates, Proceedings of IWA Membrane Conference, Achen, Germany.
  • Jankhah S. and Bérubé P.R Characterizing Hydrodynamics at Membrane Surface in Air Sparged Submerged Membrane Systems through Direct Observation and Particle Image Velocimetry, Proceedings IWA World Water Congress, 2010, Montreal, Canada, 8 pp.
  • Winter J. and Bérubé P.R. Effects of oxidation on natural organic matter and the permeate flux of UF/NF ceramic membranes applying ozone and H2O2/UV AOP, Proceedings IWA World Water Congress, 2010, Montreal, Canada, 8 pp.
  • Pattanayak S.K., Hall E.R. and Bérubé P.R. (2010) A fundamental Study of Submerged Anaerobic MBR Treating Municipal Wastewater,Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation Technology Conference (WEFTEC), New Orleans, USA, 11 pp.
  • Fulton B., and Bérubé P.R. (2010) Optimal Sparging Scenario for a ZW500 Submerged Hollow Fiber Membrane System, Proceedings Membranes in Drinking and Industrial Water Treatment, Trondheim, Norway, 12 pp.
  • Ratkovich N., Fulton B., Hunze M., Bérubé P.R. and Nopens I. (2010) Experimental Validation of Hydrodynamic Computational Fluid Dynamics Model of a Hollow Fiber Membrane Bioreactor Using Shear Stress Measurements, Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation Membrane Conference, , Anaheim, USA, 14 pp.
  • Fulton B., and Bérubé P.R. (2010) Optimal Module Configuration and Sparging Scenario for a ZW500 Submerged Hollow Fiber Membrane System, Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation Membrane Conference, Anaheim, USA, 13 pp.
  • Ratkovich N., Bérubé P.R. and Nopens I. (2010) A Heat and Mass Transfer Relationship to Determine Shear Stress in Tubular Airlift Membrane Systems, Proceedings of the Thermal and Environmental Issues in Energy Systems, Sorento, Italy, 6 pp.
  • Ratkovich N., Chan C.C.V., Bérubé P.R. and Nopens I. (2009) Experimental Measurements of Shear Stress in a Tubular Air Lift Membrane System, Proceedings of the 7th World Conference on Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Krakow, Poland, 9 pp.
  • Jankhah S. and Bérubé P.R. (2009) Investigation of Fouling Mechanisms in Submerge Membrane Systems through Direct Observation of Foulant Behavior, Proceedings of the 5th International Water Association Membrane Technology Conference and Exhibition, Beijing, China, 8 pp.
  • Ratkovich N., Chan C.C.V., Bérubé P.R. and Nopens I. (2009) Investigation of the Effect of Viscosity on Sludge Flow in Airlift Tubular Membranes – In Search for a Slug Surrogate, Proceedings 5th International Water Association Membrane Technology Conference and Exhibition, Beijing, China, 14 pp.
  • Lei X. and Bérubé P.R. (2009) Simulation of Air-Sparging Impacts on the Permeate Flux in Submerged Membrane Systems, Proceedings 5th International Water Association Membrane Technology Conference and Exhibition, Beijing, China, 12 pp.
  • Ratkovich N., Chan C.C.V., Bérubé P.R. and Nopens I. (2009) Development of a bi-modal distribution of shear stress in a tubular airlift membrane system and determination of energy consumption, Proceedings 5th International Water Association Membrane Technology Conference and Exhibition, Beijing, China, 8 pp.
  • Bush K.L., Bérubé P.R. and Brewer S. (2008) DBP Formation Before and After Implementation of Membrane Filtration, Proceedings of the American Water Works Association Water Quality Technology Conference, Cincinnati, USA, 8 pp.
  • Bérubé P.R. and Chan C.C.V. (2008) Linking Hydrodynamics to Fouling Control in Submerged Hollow Fiber Membrane Systems, Proceedings of the International Water Association North American Membrane Research Conference, Amherst, USA, 8 pp.
  • Mohseni M. Chowdhury, F. and Bérubé P.R. (2007) Ozonation of Drinking Water and its Impacts on NOM Characteristics and DBP Formation, Proceedings of the 4th International Water Association Leading Edge Conference, Singapore, 8 pp.
  • Lin H. and Bérubé P.R. (2007) Modeling the Impact of Operating Permeate Flux and Hydrodynamic Conditions on the Evolution of the Trans-membrane Pressure in Submerged Hollow Fiber Membranes, Proceedings International Water Association – Membranes for Water and Wastewater Treatment Conference, Harrogate, UK, 9 pp. This manuscript was subsequently chosen to be published in the Journal – Water Science and Technology.
  • Chan C.C.V., Bérubé P.R. and Hall E.R. (2007) Characterization of Shear Forces Inside Gas-Sparged Hollow Fiber Membrane Modules, Proceedings 2nd IWA Young Water Professionals Conference, Volume 7 – Membrane Technologies for Wastewater Treatment and Reuse, Berlin, Germany, 4 pp.
  • Wong J. and Bérubé P.R. (2007) Evolution of the Trans-membrane Pressure During Successive Filtration Cycles in a Submerged Hollow Fiber Membrane System, Proceedings American Water Works Association – Membrane Technology Conference, Tampa, USA, 12 pp.
  • Chan C.C.V., Bérubé P.R. and Hall E.R. (2007) Shear Stress at Radial Positions of a Submerged Hollow Fiber Under Gas Sparging and the Effects of Physical Contact between Fibers on Shear Profiles, Proceedings American Water Works Association – Membrane Technology Conference, Tampa, USA, 10 pp (Winner of Best Student Paper Award).
  • Bush K.L. and Bérubé P.R. (2006) Assessment of Drinking Water Quality in Kamloops Following Treatment System Upgrades, Proceedings Canadian Water and Waste Association Annual General Conference, St. John, Canada, 9 pp.
  • Chan C., Bérubé P.R. and Hall E.R. (2005) Development of a Procedure for the Scale-Up of Bench-Scale Results to Full-Scale Submerged Membrane System Applications, Proceedings American Water Works Association – Membrane Technology Conference, Phoenix, USA, 5 pp.
  • Bérubé P. R., Chin, A., Toor R., Mohseni M.and Mavinic D.S. (2004) Removal of Disinfection By-Product Precursors Using Ozone-UV and Peroxide-UV Advanced Oxidation, American Water Works Association – Water Quality Technology Conference, San Antonio, USA, 11 pp.
  • Bérubé P. R. and Lei, E. (2004) Impact of Air Sparging and System Configuration on the Permeate Flux in a Submerged Hollow Fiber Membrane System, American Water Works Association – Water Quality Technology Conference, San Antonio, USA, 11 pp.
  • Bérubé P. R. and Hall E. R.(2000) Fate and Removal Kinetics of Contaminants Contained in Evaporator Condensate During Treatment for Reuse Using a High Temperature Membrane Bioreactor, 86th PAPTAC Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 5 pp.
  • Bérubé P. R. and Hall E. R. (1999) Effects of Kraft Evaporator Condensate Matrix on Methanol Removal in a High Temperature Membrane Bioreactor, Proceedings 6th IAWQ Symposium on Forest Industry Wastewaters, Tampere, Finland, 8 pp.  This manuscript was subsequently chosen to be published in the Journal – Water Science and Technology.
  • Bérubé P. R. and Hall E. R. (1999) Treatment of Evaporator Condensate Using a High Temperature Membrane Bioreactor: Determination of Optimal Operating Temperature and System Costs, Proceedings TAPPI Environmental Conference, Nashville, USA, 13 pp. This manuscript was subsequently chosen to be published in the Journal – Pulp and Paper Canada and was also awarded the I.H. Weldon Medal.
  • Bérubé P. R. and Hall E. R. (1999) Determination of the Optimal Operating Temperature for the Biological Removal of Methanol from Synthetic Kraft Mill Evaporator Condensate, Proceedings Sustainable Forest Management Conference: Sustaining the Boreal Forest, Edmonton, Canada, 6 pp.
  • Bush K., Bérubé P.R., Atwater J.W. and Teschke K. (2006) Water Quality in an Aging Distribution System Following an Upgrade to the Water Treatment Process, Proceedings American Water Works Association – Water Quality Technology Conference, Bolder, USA, 13 pp.
  • Bérubé P.R. and Watai Y. (2005) Impact of Operational Mode, Hydrodynamic Conditions and System Configuration on the Permeate Flux in a Submerged Membrane System, Proceedings American Water Works Association – Membrane Technology Conference, Phoenix, USA, 16 pp.

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