a.oehmen

Adrian Michael Oehmen
Assistant Professor
Integrated Member
Research Group
Design of Molecules and NanoMaterials for Therapy and Diagnosis
Lab. 505 - Departamento de Química, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT), Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL) 2829-516, Caparica PORTUGAL
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Research Interests
Wastewater treatment
Drinking water treatment
Biological nutrient removal (phosphorus and nitrogen)
Micropollutant removal
Greenhouse gas emissions from water treatment
Biopolymer production (e.g. polyhydroxyalkanoate - PHA)
Metabolic modelling
Bioremediation
Main publications
1. Amyotte PR and Oehmen AM. 2002. Application of a loss causation model to the Westray mine explosion. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 80 (1), 55-59. DOI: 10.1205/095758202753502424. IF: 1.829, CN: 5, Q2.

2. Yuan ZG, Oehmen A, and Ingildsen P. 2002. Control of nitrate recirculation flow in predenitrification systems. Water Science and Technology, 45 (4-5), 29-36. IF: 1.212, CN: 42, Q3.

3. Saunders AM, Oehmen A, Blackall LL, Yuan Z, Keller J. 2003. The effect of GAOs (glycogen accumulating organisms) on anaerobic carbon requirements in full-scale Australian EBPR (enhanced biological phosphorus removal) plants. Water Science and Technology, 47(11):37-43. IF: 1.212, CN: 90, Q3.

4. Oehmen A, Yuan Z, Blackall LL, Keller J. 2004. Short-term effects of carbon source on the competition of polyphosphate accumulating organisms and glycogen accumulating organisms. Water Science and Technology, 50(10):139-144. IF: 1.212, CN: 43, Q3.

5. Oehmen A, Keller-Lehmann B, Zeng RJ, Yuan ZG, Keller J. 2005. Optimisation of poly-β-hydroxyalkanoate analysis using gas chromatography for enhanced biological phosphorus removal systems. Journal of Chromatography A, 1070(1-2):131-136. DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2005.02.020. IF: 4.258, CN: 125, Q1.

6. Oehmen A, Zeng RJ, Yuan ZG, Keller J. 2005. Anaerobic metabolism of propionate by polyphosphate accumulating organisms in enhanced biological phosphorus removal systems. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 91(1): 43-53. DOI: 10.1002/bit.20480. IF: 4.164, CN: 93, Q1.

7. Oehmen A, Yuan ZG, Blackall LL, Keller J. 2005. Comparison of acetate and propionate uptake by polyphosphate accumulating organisms and glycogen accumulating organisms. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 91(2): 162-168. DOI: 10.1002/bit.20500. IF: 4.164, CN: 119, Q1.

8. Oehmen A*, Vives MT, Lu H, Yuan ZG, Keller J. 2005. The effect of pH on the competition between polyphosphate accumulating organisms and glycogen accumulating organisms. Water Research, 39(15): 3727-3737. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2005.06.031. IF: 5.323, CN: 104, Q1.

9. Oehmen A, Saunders AM, Vives MT, Yuan ZG, Keller J. 2006. Competition between polyphosphate- and glycogen-accumulating organisms in enhanced biological phosphorus removal systems with acetate and propionate as carbon sources. Journal of Biotechnology, 123(1): 22-32. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2005.10.009. IF: 2.884, CN: 107, Q2.

10. Oehmen A, Zeng RJ, Saunders AM, Blackall LL, Keller J, Yuan ZG. 2006. Anaerobic and aerobic metabolism of glycogen accumulating organisms selected with propionate as the sole carbon source. Microbiology-Sgm, 152(9): 2767-2778. DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.28065-0. IF: 2.835, CN: 62, Q2.

11. Oehmen A*, Viegas R, Velizarov S, Reis MAM, and Crespo JG. 2006. Removal of heavy metals from drinking water supplies through the ion exchange membrane bioreactor. Desalination 199(1-3), 405-407. DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2006.03.091. IF: 3.960, CN: 51, Q1.

12. Lu H, Oehmen A, Virdis B, Keller J, Yuan ZG. 2006. Obtaining highly enriched cultures of Candidatus Accumulibacter Phosphatis through alternating carbon sources. Water Research, 40(20): 3838-3848. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2006.09.004. IF: 5.323, CN: 130, Q1.

13. Dai Y, Yuan ZG, Wang X, Oehmen A, and Keller J. 2007. Anaerobic metabolism of Defluviicoccus vanus related glycogen accumulating organisms (GAOs) with acetate and propionate as carbon sources. Water Research 41(9): 1885-1896. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2007.01.045. IF: 5.323, CN: 35, Q1.

14. Oehmen A, Lemos PC, Carvalho G, Yuan ZG, Keller J, Blackall LL, Reis MAM. 2007. Advances in enhanced biological phosphorus removal: from micro to macro scale. Water Research 41(11): 2271-2300. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2007.02.030. IF: 5.323, CN: 404, Q1.

15. Carvalho G, Lemos PC, Oehmen A, Reis MAM. 2007. Denitrifying phosphorus removal: Linking the process performance with the microbial community structure. Water Research 41(19): 4383-4396. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2007.06.065. IF: 5.323, CN: 159, Q1.

16. Oehmen A, Zeng RJ, Keller J, Yuan ZG. 2007. Modeling the aerobic metabolism of polyphosphate accumulating organisms enriched with propionate as a carbon source. Water Environment Research 79(13): 2477-2486. DOI: 10.2175/106143007X184717. IF: 1.000, CN: 12, Q3.

17. Pijuan M, Oehmen A, Baeza JA, Casas C, Yuan Z. 2008. Characterising the biochemical activity of full-scale enhanced biological phosphorus removal systems: A comparison with metabolic models. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 99(1): 170-179. DOI: 10.1002/bit.21502. IF: 4.164, CN: 28, Q1.

18. Velizarov S, Matos C, Oehmen A, Serra S, Reis MAM, Crespo JG. 2008. Removal of inorganic charged micropollutants from drinking water supplies by hybrid ion exchange membrane processes. Desalination 223:85-90. DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.0000.00.000. IF: 3.960, CN: 13, Q1.

19. Dias JML, Oehmen A, Serafim LS, Lemos PC, Reis MAM, Oliveira R. 2008. Metabolic modelling of polyhydroxyalkanoate copolymers production from different volatile fatty acids by mixed microbial cultures. BMC Systems Biology 2:59. DOI: 10.1186/1752-0509-2-59. IF: 2.853, CN: 24, Q1.

20. Yuan ZG, Oehmen A, Peng Y, Ma Y, Keller J. 2008. Sludge population optimisation in biological wastewater treatment systems through on-line process control: a re/view. Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/technology 7(3): 243-254. DOI: 10.1007/s11157-008-9134-y. IF: 2.263, CN: 20, Q2.

21. Gagnon GA, Baribeau H, Rutledge SO, Dumancic R, Oehmen A, Chauret C, Andrews SA. 2008. Disinfectant efficacy in distribution systems: A pilot-scale assessment. Journal of Water Supply Research and Technology – AQUA 57(7): 507-518. DOI: 10.2166/aqua.2008.103. IF: 0.521, CN: 9, Q3.

22. Lopez-Vazquez CM, Oehmen A, Hooijmans CM, Brdjanovic D, Gijzen HJ, Yuan ZG, van Loosdrecht MCM. 2009. Modeling the PAO-GAO competition: effects of carbon source, pH and temperature. Water Research 43(2): 450-462. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2008.10.032. IF: 5.323, CN: 98, Q1.

23. van Loosdrecht MCM, Oehmen A, Hooijmans CM, Brdjanovic D, Gijzen HJ, Yuan ZG, Lopez-Vazquez CM. 2009. Response to the Comment on “Modelling the PAO-GAO competition: Effects of carbon source, pH and temperature” by Dwight Houweling et al. Water Research 43(11): 2950-2951. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2009.03.043. IF: 5.323, CN: 3, Q1.

24. Freitas F, Temudo M, Carvalho G, Oehmen A, Reis MAM. 2009. Robustness of sludge enriched with short SBR cycles for biological nutrient removal. Bioresource Technology 100(6): 1969-1976. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2008.10.031. IF: 5.039, CN: 16, Q1.

25. Oehmen A, Fradinho J, Serra S, Carvalho G, Capelo JL, Velizarov S, Crespo JG, Reis MAM. 2009. The effect of carbon source on the biological reduction of ionic mercury. Journal of Hazardous Materials 165(1-3): 1040-1048. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2008.10.094. IF: 4.331, CN: 23, Q1.

26. Zhou Y, Pijuan M, Oehmen A, Yuan ZG. 2010. The source of reducing power in the anaerobic metabolism of polyphosphate accumulating organisms (PAOs)-A mini-review. Water Science and Technology 61(7): 1653-1662. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2010.983. IF: 1.212, CN: 16, Q3.

27. Corominas Ll, Rieger L, Takacs I, Ekama G, Hauduc H, Vanrolleghem PA, Oehmen A, Gernaey KV, van Loosdrecht MCM, Comeau Y. 2010. New framework for standardised notation in wastewater treatment modelling. Water Science and Technology 61(4): 841-857. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2010.912. IF: 1.212, CN: 34, Q3.

28. Oehmen A*, Carvalho G, Freitas F, Reis MAM. 2010. Assessing the abundance and activity of denitrifying polyphosphate accumulating organisms through molecular and chemical techniques. Water Science and Technology 61(8): 2061-2068. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2010.976. IF: 1.212, CN: 20, Q3.

29. Oehmen A*, Lopez-Vazquez CM, Carvalho G, Reis MAM, van Loosdrecht MCM. 2010. Modelling the population dynamics and metabolic diversity of organisms relevant in anaerobic/anoxic/aerobic enhanced biological phosphorus removal processes. Water Research 44(15): 4473-4486. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2010.06.017. IF: 5.323, CN: 33, Q1.

30. Carvalho G, Marques R, Lopes AR, Faria C, Noronha JP, Oehmen A, Nunes OC, Reis MAM. 2010. Biological treatment of propanil and 3,4-dichloroaniline from contaminated waters: kinetic and microbiological characterisation. Water Research 44(17): 4980-4991. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2010.08.006. IF: 5.323, CN: 12, Q1.

31. Oehmen A, Carvalho G, Lopez-Vazquez CM, van Loosdrecht MCM, Reis MAM. 2010. Incorporating microbial ecology into the metabolic modelling of polyphosphate accumulating organisms and glycogen accumulating organisms. Water Research 44(17): 4992-5004. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2010.06.071. IF: 5.323, CN: 41, Q1.

32. Salgado R, Noronha JP, Oehmen A, Carvalho G, Reis MAM. 2010. Analysis of 65 pharmaceuticals and personal care products in 5 wastewater treatment plants in Portugal using a simplified analytical methodology. Water Science and Technology 62(12): 2862-2871. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2010.985. IF: 1.212, CN: 19, Q3.

33. Zhou Y, Oehmen A, Lim M, Vadivelu V, Ng WJ. 2011. The role of nitrite and free nitrous acid (FNA) in wastewater treatment plants. Water Research 45(15): 4672-4682. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2011.06.025. IF: 5.323, CN: 64, Q1.

34. Salgado R, Marques R, Noronha JP, Mexia JT, Carvalho G, Oehmen A*, Reis MAM. 2011. Assessing the diurnal variability of pharmaceutical and personal care products in a full-scale activated sludge plant. Environmental Pollution 159(10): 2359-2367. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2011.07.004. IF: 3.902, CN: 17, Q1.

35. Oehmen A*, Valerio R, Llanos J, Fradinho J, Serra S, Reis MAM, Crespo JG, Velizarov S. 2011. Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water through a Hybrid Ion Exchange Membrane - Coagulation Process. Separation and Purification Technology 83: 137-143. DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2011.09.027. IF: 3.065, CN: 15, Q1.

36. Carvalho G, Almeida B, Fradinho J, Oehmen A, Reis MAM, Barreto Crespo MT. 2011. Microbial characterisation of mercury reducing mixed cultures enriched with different carbon sources. Microbes and Environments 26(4): 293-300. DOI:10.1264/jsme2.ME11112. IF: 2.424, CN: 2, Q2.

37. Acevedo B, Oehmen A, Carvalho G, Seco A, Borrás L, Barat R. 2012. Metabolic shift of polyphosphate-accumulating organisms with different levels of polyphosphate storage. Water Research 46(6): 1889-1900. DOI:10.1016/j.watres.2012.01.003. IF: 5.323, CN: 30, Q1.

38. Silva AF, Carvalho G, Oehmen A, Lousada-Ferreira M, van Nieuwenhuijzen A, Reis MAM, Barreto Crespo MT. 2012. Microbial population analysis of nutrient removal-related organisms in membrane bioreactors. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 93(5): 2171-2180. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-011-3499-5. IF: 3.811, CN: 19, Q1.

39. Salgado R, Marques R, Noronha JP, Carvalho G, Oehmen A*, Reis MAM. 2012. Assessing the Removal of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in a Full-Scale Activated Sludge Plant. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 19(5): 1818-1827. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-011-0693-z. IF: 2.88, CN: 29, Q1.

40. Lanham AB, Ricardo AR, Coma-Bech M, Fradinho J, Carvalheira M, Oehmen A, Carvalho G, Reis MAM. 2012. Glycogen analysis optimisation for environmental biotechnological systems. Bioresource Technology 118: 518-525. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.05.087. IF: 5.039, CN: 11, Q1.

41. Salgado R, Oehmen A, Carvalho G, Noronha JP, Reis MAM. 2012. Biodegradation of clofibric acid and identification of its metabolites. Journal of Hazardous Materials 141-142: 182-189. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2012.09.029. IF: 4.331, CN: 6, Q1.

42. Altosaar I, Oehmen A, Almeida CMR, Pascale S, Tommasi N, Dominguez de Maria P, Orzaez D, Zervos A, Xu C. 2012. Romania needs overseas reviewers. Nature 492: 186. IF: 42.351, CN: 0, Q1.

43. Oehmen A*, Marques R, Noronha JP, Carvalho G, Reis MAM. 2013. Propionate addition enhances the biodegradation of the xenobiotic herbicide propanil and its metabolite. Bioresource Technology 127: 195-201. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.09.120. IF: 5.039, CN: 3, Q1.

44. Hauduc H, Rieger L, Oehmen A, van Loosdrecht MCM, Comeau Y, Héduit A, Vanrolleghem PA, Gillot S. 2013. Critical review of activated sludge modelling: State of process knowledge, modelling concepts and limitations. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 110(1): 24-46. DOI: 10.1002/bit.24624. IF: 4.164, CN: 16, Q1.

45. Salgado R, Pereira VJ, Carvalho G, Soeiro R, Gaffney V, Almeida C, Vale Cardoso V, Ferreira E, Benoliel MJ, Ternes TA, Oehmen A, Reis MAM, Noronha JP. 2013. Photodegradation kinetics and transformation products of ketoprofen, diclofenac and atenolol in pure water and treated wastewater. Journal of Hazardous Materials 244-245: 516-527. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2012.10.039. IF: 4.331, CN: 20, Q1.

46. Fradinho JC, Domingos JMB, Carvalho G, Oehmen A, Reis MAM. 2013. Polyhydroxyalkanoates production by a mixed photosynthetic consortium of bacteria and algae. Bioresource Technology 132: 146-153. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2013.01.050. IF: 5.039, CN: 4, Q1.

47. Mesquita DP, Leal C, Cunha JR, Oehmen A, Amaral AL, Reis MAM, Ferreira EC. 2013. Prediction of intracellular storage polymers using quantitative image analysis in enhanced biological phosphorus removal systems. Analytica Chimica Acta 770: 36-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2013.02.002. IF: 4.517, CN: 7, Q1.

48. Almeida B, Oehmen A, Marques R, Brito D, Carvalho G, Barreto Crespo MT. 2013. Modelling the biodegradation of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by activated sludge and a pure culture. Bioresource Technology 133: 31-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2013.01.035.IF: 5.039, CN: 5, Q1.

49. Lanham AB, Ricardo AR, Albuquerque MGE, Pardelha F, Carvalheira M, Coma M, Fradinho J, Carvalho G, Oehmen A*, Reis MAM. 2013. Determination of the extraction kinetics for the quantification of polyhydroxyalkanoate monomers in mixed microbial systems. Process Biochemistry 48(11): 1626-1634. DOI: 10.1016/j.procbio.2013.07.023. IF: 2.524, CN: 4, Q1.

50. Fradinho JC, Oehmen A*, Reis MAM. 2013. Effect of dark/light periods on the polyhydroxyalkanoate production of a photosynthetic mixed culture. Bioresource Technology 148: 474-479. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2013.09.010. IF: 5.039, CN: 2, Q1.

51. Lanham AB, Oehmen A, Saunders AM, Carvalho G, Nielsen PH, Reis MAM. 2013. Metabolic versatility in full-scale wastewater treatment plants performing enhanced biological phosphorus removal. Water Research 47(19): 7032-7041. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2013.08.042. IF: 5.323, CN: 8, Q1.

52. Oehmen A*, Vergel D, Fradinho J, Reis MAM, Crespo J, Velizarov S. 2014. Mercury Removal from Water Streams through the Ion Exchange Membrane Bioreactor Concept. Journal of Hazardous Materials 264: 65-70. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2013.10.067. IF: 4.331, CN: 2, Q1.

53. Oehmen A, Pinto F, Silva V, Albuquerque MGE, Reis MAM. 2014. The effect of pH on the volumetric productivity of mixed culture PHA production from fermented molasses. Engineering in Life Sciences 14(2): 143-152. DOI: 10.1002/elsc.201200220. IF: 1.890, CN: 0, Q3.

54. Carvalho G, Oehmen A, Albuquerque MGE, Reis MAM. 2014. The relationship between mixed microbial culture composition and PHA production performance from fermented molasses. New Biotechnology 31(4): 257-263. DOI: 10.1016/j.nbt.2013.08.010. IF: 2.106, CN: 1, Q3.

55. Mesquita DP, Amaral AL, Leal C, Carvalheira M, Cunha JR, Oehmen A, Reis MAM, Ferreira EC. 2014. Monitoring intracellular polyphosphate accumulation in enhanced biological phosphorus removal systems by quantitative image analysis. Water Science and Technology 69(11): 2315-2323. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2014.146. IF: 1.212, CN: 1, Q3.

56. Fradinho JC, Oehmen A, Reis MAM. 2014. Photosynthetic mixed culture polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) production from individual and mixed volatile fatty acids (VFAs): substrate preferences and co-substrate uptake. Journal of Biotechnology 185: 19-27. DOI:10.1016/j.jbiotec.2014.05.035. IF: 2.884, CN: 1, Q2.

57. Carvalheira M, Oehmen A*, Carvalho G, Reis MAM. 2014. The effect of substrate competition on the metabolism of polyphosphate accumulating organisms (PAOs). Water Research 64: 149-159. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.07.004. IF: 5.323, CN: 3, Q1.

58. Acevedo B, Borras L, Oehmen A, Barat R. 2014. Modelling the metabolic shift of polyphosphate-accumulating organisms. Water Research 65: 235-244. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.07.028. IF: 5.323, CN: 0, Q1.

59. Lanham AB, Oehmen A*, Saunders AM, Carvalho G, Nielsen PH, Reis MAM. 2014. Metabolic modelling of full-scale enhanced biological phosphorus removal sludge. Water Research 66: 283-295. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.08.036. IF: 5.323, CN: 2, Q1.

60. Carvalheira M, Oehmen A*, Carvalho G, Eusebio M, Reis MAM. 2014. The impact of aeration on the competition between polyphosphate accumulating organisms and glycogen accumulating organisms. Water Research 66: 296-307. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.08.033. IF: 5.323, CN: 2, Q1.

61. Carvalheira M, Oehmen A, Carvalho G, Reis MAM. 2014. Survival strategies of polyphosphate accumulating organisms and glycogen accumulating organisms under conditions of low organic loading. Bioresource Technology 172: 290-296. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.09.059. IF: 5.039, CN: 0, Q1.

62. Marques R, Oehmen A*, Pijuan M. 2014. Novel microelectrode-based online system for monitoring N2O gas emissions during wastewater treatment. Environmental Science and Technology 48: 12816-12823. DOI: 10.1021/es504061h. IF: 5.481, CN: 0, Q1.

63. Diniz MS, Salgado R, Pereira VJ, Carvalho G, Oehmen A, Reis MAM, Noronha JP. 2015. Ecotoxicity of ketoprofen, diclofenac, atenolol and their photolysis byproducts in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Science of the Total Environment 505: 282-289. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.09.103. IF: 3.163, CN: 0, Q1.

64. Mesquita DP, Amaral AL, Leal C, Oehmen A, Reis MAM, Ferreira EC. 2015. Polyhydroxyalkanoate granules quantification in mixed microbial cultures using image analysis: Sudan Black B versus Nile Blue A staining. Analytica Chimica Acta 865: 8-15. DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2015.01.018. IF: 4.517, CN: 0, Q1.

65. Marques R, Oehmen A*, Carvalho G, Reis MAM. 2015. Modelling the biodegradation kinetics of the herbicide propanil and its metabolite 3,4-dichloroaniline. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22: 6687-6695. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-3870-z. IF: 2.88, CN: 0, Q1.

66. Frison N, Katsou E, Malamis S, Oehmen A, Fatone F. 2015. Nutrient removal via nitrite from reject water and polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) storage during nitrifying conditions. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 90(10): 1802-1810. DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4487. IF: 2.494, CN: 0, Q1.

67. Frison N, Katsou E, Malamis S, Oehmen A, Fatone F. 2015. Development of a novel process integrating the treatment of sludge reject water and the production of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs). Environmental Science and Technology 49(18): 10877-10885. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b01776. IF: 5.481, CN: 0, Q1.

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