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Journal Articles

Radu, T, Smedley, V, Yadav, D, Blanchard, R, Rahaman, SA, Salam, A, Visvanathan, C (2022) The design, development and assessment of a novel de-centralised IoT-based remote monitoring of a small-scale anaerobic digester network, Journal of Energy and Power Technology, 4(4), 039, ISSN: 2690-1692. DOI: 10.21926/jept.2204039.

Wami, M, Fisher, J, Akpilla, S, Radu, T (2022) Current water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) conditions in selected schools in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, International Development Planning Review, 44(4), pp.435-455, ISSN: 1474-6743. DOI: 10.3828/idpr.2022.6.

Liu, M, Li, T, Wang, Z, Radu, T, Jiang, H, Wang, L (2022) Effect of aeration on water quality and sediment humus in rural black-odorous water, Journal of Environmental Management, 320(2022), 115867, ISSN: 0301-4797. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.115867.

Okoligwe, O, Radu, T, Leaper, M, Wagner, J (2022) Characterization of municipal solid waste residues for hydrothermal liquefaction into liquid transportation fuels, Waste Management, 140, pp.133-142, ISSN: 0956-053X. DOI: 10.1016/j.wasman.2022.01.026.

Roy, U, Radu, T, Wagner, J (2021) Hydrothermal carbonisation of anaerobic digestate for hydro-char production and nutrient recovery, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 10(1), 107027, ISSN: 2213-3437. DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2021.107027.

Richards, J, Chambers, T, Hales, S, Joy, M, Radu, T, Woodward, A, Humphrey, A, Randal, E, Baker, MG (2021) Nitrate contamination in drinking water and colorectal cancer: exposure assessment and estimated health burden in New Zealand, Environmental Research, 204(Part C), 112322, ISSN: 0013-9351. DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.112322.

Saini, AK, Radu, T, Paritosh, K, Kumar, V, Pareek, N, Tripathi, D, Vivekanand, V (2021) Bioengineered bioreactors: a review on enhancing biomethane and biohydrogen production by CFD modeling, Bioengineered, 12(1), pp.6418-6433, ISSN: 2165-5979. DOI: 10.1080/21655979.2021.1972195.

Paritosh, K, Kumar, V, Pareek, N, Sahoo, D, Fernandez, YB, Coulon, F, Radu, T, Kesharwani, N, Vivekanand, V (2021) Solid state anaerobic digestion of water poor feedstock for methane yield: An overview of process characteristics and challenges, Waste Disposal & Sustainable Energy, 3, pp.227-245, ISSN: 2524-7980. DOI: 10.1007/s42768-021-00076-x.

Roy, U, Radu, T, Wagner, J (2021) Carbon-negative biomethane fuel production: integrating anaerobic digestion with algae-assisted biogas purification and hydrothermal carbonisation of digestate, Biomass and Bioenergy, 148, 106029, ISSN: 0961-9534. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2021.106029.

Fayose, T, Thomas, E, Radu, T, Dillingham, P, Ullah, S, Radu, A (2020) Concurrent measurement of nitrate and ammonium in water and soil samples using ion‐selective electrodes: Tackling sensitivity and precision issues, Analytical Science Advances, ansa.202000124, ISSN: 2628-5452. DOI: 10.1002/ansa.202000124.

Wright, A, Rollinson, A, Yadav, D, Lisowski, S, Iza, F, Holdich, R, Radu, T, Bandulasena, H (2020) Plasma-assisted pre-treatment of lignocellulosic biomass for anaerobic digestion, Food and Bioproducts Processing, 124, pp.287-295, ISSN: 0960-3085. DOI: 10.1016/j.fbp.2020.09.005.

Rollinson, A, Bhuptani, J, Beyer, J, Ismawati, Y, Radu, T (2020) Anaerobic digestion of mercury phytoextraction crops with intermediary stage bio-waste polymer treatment, International Journal of Phytoremediation, 22(13), pp.1431-1439, ISSN: 1522-6514. DOI: 10.1080/15226514.2020.1781781.

Choosang, J, Numnuam, A, Thavarungkul, P, Kanatharana, P, Radu, T, Ullah, S, Radu, A (2018) Simultaneous detection of ammonium and nitrate in environmental samples using on ion-selective electrode and comparison with portable colorimetric assays, Sensors (Switzerland), 18(10), DOI: 10.3390/s18103555.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Smedley, V, Theaker, H, Wheatley, AD (2015) Monitoring anaerobic digestion: a 2-year brewery case study, Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science, 9(4), pp.207-213, ISSN: 1496-2551. DOI: 10.1680/jees.14.00008.

Radu, T, Gallagher, S, Byrne, B, Harris, P, Coveney, S, McCarron, S, McCarthy, T, Diamond, D (2013) Portable x-ray fluorescence as a rapid technique for surveying elemental distributions in soil, Spectroscopy Letters, 46(7), pp.516-526, ISSN: 0038-7010. DOI: 10.1080/00387010.2013.763829.

Radu, A, Radu, T, McGraw, C, Dillingham, P, Anastasova-Ivanova, S, Diamond, D (2013) Ion selective electrodes in environmental analysis, Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, 78(11), pp.1729-1761, ISSN: 0352-5139. DOI: 10.2298/JSC130829098R.

Dillingham, PW, Radu, T, Diamond, D, Radu, A, McGraw, CM (2012) Bayesian Methods for Ion Selective Electrodes, Electroanalysis, 24(2), pp.316-324, ISSN: 1040-0397. DOI: 10.1002/elan.201100510.

Coyle, S, Benito-Lopez, F, Radu, T, Lau, K-T, Diamond, D (2010) Fibers and fabrics for chemical and biological sensing, Research Journal of Textile and Apparel, 14(4), pp.63-72, ISSN: 1560-6074. DOI: 10.1108/RJTA-14-04-2010-B007.

Radu, T and Diamond, D (2009) Comparison of soil pollution concentrations determined using AAS and portable XRF techniques, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 171(1-3), pp.1168-1171, ISSN: 0304-3894. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2009.06.062.

Radu, T, Fay, C, Lau, KT, Waite, R, Diamond, D (2009) Wearable sensing application- carbon dioxide monitoring for emergency personnel using wearable sensors, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 58, pp.80-83, ISSN: 2010-376X.

Radu, T, Fay, Lau, Diamond, (2009) Detecting hazardous gases in emergency disaster scenarios using wearable sensors, ERCIM News Special edition on the sensor web, (76), pp.52-53.

McGraw, CM, Radu, T, Radu, A, Diamond, D (2008) Evaluation of liquid- and solid-contact, Pb2+-selective polymer-membrane electrodes for soil analysis, Electroanalysis, 20(3), pp.340-346, ISSN: 1040-0397. DOI: 10.1002/elan.200704068.

Radu, T, Kumar, A, Clement, TP, Jeppu, G, Barnett, MO (2008) Development of a scalable model for predicting arsenic transport coupled with oxidation and adsorption reactions, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 95(1-2), pp.30-41, ISSN: 0169-7722. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2007.07.004.

Radu, T, Subacz, JL, Phillippi, JM, Barnett, MO (2005) Effects of dissolved carbonate on arsenic adsorption and mobility, Environmental Science and Technology, 39(20), pp.7875-7882, ISSN: 0013-936X. DOI: 10.1021/es050481s.



Conferences

Radu, T, Roy, U, Wagner, J (2022) New circular model for biogas purification coupled with biomass generation and carbon capture. In IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition; Online Congress Preprint Proceedings, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Roy, U, Wagner, J, Radu, T (2022) Production of metabolites in microalgae under alkali halophilic growth medium using dissolved inorganic carbon source. In CORFU 2022, 9th. International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Corfu, Greece.

Radu, T, Okologwe, O, Wagner, J, Leaper, M (Accepted for publication) Conversion of Refuse Derived Fuel to bio-oil and biogas. In 1st FERIA Conference, the European Conference on Fuel and Energy Research and Its Applications, Nottingham, UK.

Radu, T, Wagner, J, Roy, U (Accepted for publication) Algae-based integrated system for bio-methane fuel purification and carbon sequestration. In EUBCE 2021 29th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, online.

Radu, T, Sreenivas, R, Albuflasa, H, Aloqab, W, Mustafa Khan, A (2020) Assessment of waste management practices in Bahrain. In UK-Bahrain Waste Management Symposium, Manama, Bahrein.

Radu, T, Sreenivas, R, Albuflasa, H, Mustafa Khan, A, Aloqab, W (2020) Towards Sustainable Waste Management in Bahrain. In ICEEWM 2020: International Conference on Environment, Energy and Waste Management, Dubai, UAE.

Radu, T, Roy, U, Wagner, J (2019) Bicarbonate-based integrated system for purification of biomethane fuel and microalgae cultivation with carbon sequestration. In Nordic Bioenergy Conference, Göteborg, Sweeden.

Radu, T, Sreenivas, R, Mustafa, A, Albuflasa, H (2019) Towards landfill monitoring in the Kingdom of Bahrain: Assessment of impact. In SARDINIA 2019, 17th INTERNATIONAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AND LANDFILL SYMPOSIUM, Cagliari, Sardinia.

Radu, T, Rollinson, A, Kartalis, Y, Beyer, G, Ismawati, Y (2019) Effect of mercury on anaerobic digestion process. In 16th IWA World Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, Delft, Netherlands.

Radu, T, Rollinson, A, Kartalis, Y, Ismawati, Y, Beyer, G (2019) Biogas generation from a novel feedstock: Mercury phytoremediation plants. In The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) 2019, Lisbon.

Radu, T, Shakir, Y, Baimbyetov, D, Belyayev, Y, Mohanraj, M, Kaltayev, A (2018) Numerical simulation of a solar photovoltaic reverse osmosis performance for water desalination. In ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES, MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGIES (AESMT’18), Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Rollinson, A and Radu, T (2018) Wastewater impacts of advanced energy from waste technologies from waste technologies [Powerpoint]. In Water and Energy sustainable Innovation and Industry, Conference and Exhibition, Bahrain.

Radu, T (2018) PhytoPower: Safely transforming mercury phytoremediation crops into bioenergy [Powerpoint]. In SUPERGEN bioenergy researcher’s day, Glasgow.

Radu, T, Yadav, D, Blanchard, R (2018) Interpretation of biogas production from potential biomass feedstock and synthetic cellulose through analytical techniques [Powerpoint]. In The 2nd International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion and technology, Chang Mai, Thailand.

Radu, T, Beyer, J, Ismawati, Y (2018) PhytoPower: Safely transforming mercury phytoremediation crops into bioenergy [Abstract]. In 11th World Bioenergy Congress and Expo, Berlin. DOI: 10.4172/2090-4541-C4-059.

Radu, T, Smedley, V, Blanchard, R (2017) Towards decentralized biogas generation: building community scale biogas reactors. In 40th WEDC International Conference, Loughborough, UK.

Blanchard, R and Radu, T (2017) Opportunities for biogas production from sewage collection in Nakuru, Kenya. In IWA World Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, Beijing, China.

Salam, A, Visvanathan, C, Rahaman, SA, Srinivas, RA, Radu, T (2017) Food waste based anaerobic digestion with centralized monitoring system. In The 7th International Symposium on Energy, Manchester, UK.

Blanchard, R, Buflasa, HMA, Munu, I, Radu, T, Thomson, M (2017) An evaluation of waste management for energy recovery for the Kingdom of Bahrain. In International Conference of Solid Waste Management IconSWM 2017, Hyderabad, India.

Radu, T (2017) Decentralized, small scale anaerobic digestion: UK-Thailand technology exchange. In ADBA Research and Innovation Forum, London, UK.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Taylor, J, Wheatley, AD (2017) Novel monitoring of AD process using low cost sensing platforms. In International Conference Progress in Biogas IV, Stuttgart, Germany.

Blanchard, R, Radu, T, Wheatley, AD (2016) Impact of biodegradable plastic bags residues on anaerobic digestion [Poster]. In EUBCE 2016 24th European Biomass Conference &Exhibition, Amsterdam.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Smedley, V, Wheatley, AD, Salam, A, Visvanathan, C (2016) Community scale, decentralised anaerobic digestion for energy and resource recovery. In 2016 International Conference on Cogeneration, Small Power Plants and District Energy (ICUE 2016), Bang-Na, Thailand. DOI: 10.1109/COGEN.2016.7728947.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD (2016) Towards digestible plastics: The impact of plastic bin liners on anaerobic digestion performance. In The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association's (ADBA) annual trade show and conference, Birmingham, UK.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD (2016) Renewable energy research at Loughborough University. In SUPERGEN Researchers day, Glasgow, UK.

Blanchard, RE, Radu, T, Collins, F, Diamond, D, Wheatley, A (2015) Real-time autonomous remote biogas monitoring: Anaerobic Digestion at Loughborough University. In Bioenergy: an engine for economic growth in the global south workshop, Wellcome Trust, London.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD (2015) The impact of plastic bag residues on anaerobic digestion performance. In ADNet Early Career Researcher Conference, Warwick.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD, Taylor, J (2015) Real-time autonomous remote monitoring of AD. In SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub Annual Assembly 2015, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD (2015) Anaerobic digestion of brewery waste. In ADBA Research Forum, Southampton, UK.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD, Collins, F, Diamond, D (2015) Real-time autonomous remote monitoring of biogas for rural communities in developing countries. In Bioenergy: an engine for economic growth in the global south workshop,, Welcome Trust, London.

Radu, T, Smedley, V, Wheatley, AD, Blanchard, RE, Liddell-Young, N (2014) Impact of Feedstock solids concentration on the design and operation of anaerobic digestion. In International Bioenergy 2014 Conference, Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester, UK, pp.1-10.

Radu, T, Smedley, V, Wheatley, AD, Blanchard, R, Theaker, H (2014) Operational experiences of industrial scale AD: lessons for the future. In Proceedings of 2014 1st International Conference on Non Conventional Energy: Search for Clean and Safe Energy, ICONCE 2014, pp.131-135, ISBN: 9781479933402. DOI: 10.1109/ICONCE.2014.6808705.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD, Collins, F, Diamond, D (2014) Real-time autonomous remote biogas monitoring: anaerobic digestion at Loughborough University. In WWEM 2014 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Water, Waste and Environmental Monitoring, Telford, UK, pp.1-1.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Smedley, V, Theaker, H, Wheatley, AD (2014) Anaerobic digestion of brewery effluent: two-year operating experiences. In IWA World Water Congress, Lisbon, Portugal, pp.1-1.

Yadav, D, Bora, D, Purkayastha, R, Ghatak, M, Barbora, L, Mahanta, P, Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD (2014) Small-scale anaerobic digestion: a case study. In 37th WEDC International Conference: Sustainable Water and Sanitation Services for All in a Fast Changing World, Hanoi, Vietnam, pp.1-1, ISBN: 9786048213374.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD, Yadav, D, Bora, D, Purkayastha, R, Ghatak, M, Barbora, L, Mahanta, P, Collins, F, Diamond, D (2014) Providing energy for rural Indian communities: anaerobic digestion at Loughborough University. In , Birmingham, pp.1-1.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Smedley, V, Wheatley, AD (2014) Industrial scale anaerobic digestion of brewery effluent. In Short Retention Time Anaerobic Digestion Processes for Industrial Wastewater Treatment – Past, Present and Future, Newcastle, UK.

Radu, T, Smedley, V, Blanchard, RE, Wheatley, AD (2014) Industrial scale anaerobic digestion of brewery waste: Marmite-Unilever three-year case study. In The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association's (ADBA) fifth annual trade show and conference, Birmingham, UK.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD (2014) Anaerobic digestion at Loughborough University. In The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association's (ADBA) fifth annual trade show and conference, Birmingham, UK.

Radu, T, Wheatley, AD, Blanchard, RE (2013) Anaerobic co-digestion of maize and sewage sludge: providing energy for rural communities in India. In 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio)Resources for the World, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, pp.1-1.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Smedley, V, Theaker, H, Wheatley, AD (2013) Anaerobic digestion of brewery effluent: two-year operating experiences and key effects on performance. In BIT's 3rd Annual World Bioenergy Congress-2013, Jingling Convention Center, Nanjing, China, pp.570-570.

Radu, T, Wheatley, AD, Blanchard, R (2013) Providing energy for rural Indian communities: anaerobic digestion at Loughborough University. In Research That Matters Conference 2013, Loughborough University, pp.1-1.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD (2012) Anaerobic digestion at Loughborough University. In The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association's (ADBA) third annual trade show and conference, Birmingham, UK.

Radu, T, Fay, Lau, Waite, Diamond, (2009) Warable sensing application- carbon dioxide monitoring for emergency personnel using wearable sensors. In World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Venice, Italy, pp.589-593.

Radu, T, Gallagher, Byrne, Coveney, McCarron, Diamond, (2009) Rapid in-field soil pollution mapping using portable x-ray fluorescence analysers. In GIS Ireland 2009 Conference and Exibition, Dublin, Ireland.

Radu, T, Bonfiglio, Carbonaro, Curone, et al, (2009) Proetex: protective e-textiles to enhance the safety of emergency/disaster operators: current state of the projects' achievements. In International Conference on Latest Advances in High - Tech Texti les and Textile - Based Materials, Ghent, Belgium,ISBN: 9789081392426.

Radu, T, Gallagher, Byrne, Coveney, McCarron, Diamond, (2009) Mapping soil pollution using portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer. In William Smith meeting 2009, Environment, Pollution and Human Health, London, UK.

Radu, T, Fay, Lau, Diamond, (2009) New Wireless sensing Application- Toxic Gas Detection. In ASIASENSE 2009, Bangkok, Thailand.

Radu, T, Fay, Lau, Diamond, (2009) Wearable gas sensors. In pHealth, Oslo, Norway.

Radu, T and Diamond, (2009) Sensing Platforms for Environmental Monitoring- Deployment of the Portable XRF Technology. In Agricultural Research Forum 2009, Tullamore, Ireland.

Radu, T, Cleary, Slater, Diamond, (2008) Using autonomous sensing devices for environmental monitoring. In Environmental Science and Technology Conference, Houston, USA.

Radu, T (2008) Arsenic Research at Auburn University. In Barnett, Hartzog, Kilgour, Luo, Moseley, Subacz, Yang, Zhao, (ed) Electric Power Research Institute Arsenic Workshop,, Pensacola, USA.

Radu, T, Cleary, Kiernan, Slater, Diamond, (2008) Autonomous sensors for environmental monitoring. In Environmental reserach Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Radu, T, Radu, A, Diamond, D (2007) Ion-selective electrodes with polypyrrole- and poly(3-octylthiophene)- mediated internal solid contact in soil analysis. In , Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering,ISBN: 9780819469076. DOI: 10.1117/12.737333.

Radu, T, Radu, McGraw, Diamond, (2007) Ion-selective electrodes as simple an inexpensive detectors for soil analysis. In CEST 2007 - 10th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Cos Island, Greece, pp.1229-1236.

Radu, T and Diamond, (2007) Heavy Metal Contamination of soil in Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. In SETAC Europe 17th Annual Meeting, Porto, Portugal.

Radu, T, Hilliard, JC, Yang, JK, Barnett, MO (2006) Transport of As(III) and As(V) in experimental subsurface systems. In , ACS Symposium Series, pp.91-103, ISBN: 9780841239135.

Radu, T, Kumar, A, Jeppu, G, Barnett, MO, Clement, PT (2006) Development of a scalable model for predicting arsenic oxidation and adsorption at pyrolusite surfaces. In 231st National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Atlanta, GA.

Barnett, MO, Radu, T, Yang, JK, Hilliard, JC (2003) Transport of As(III) and As(V) in experimental subsurface systems. In 226th National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, NEW YORK, NY, pp.U588-U588.



Chapters

Blanchard, R, Albuflasa, H, Musa, I, Radu, T, Thomson, M (2019) An Evaluation of Waste Management for Energy Recovery for Bahrain. In Sustainable Waste Management: Policies and Case Studies 7th IconSWM—ISWMAW 2017, Springer, pp.247-261, ISBN: 9789811370700. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-7071-7_22.

Radu, T, Blanchard, R, Wheatley, AD (2017) Biogas for sustainable rural communities: case studies. In Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan: Moving to Cleaner Energy in a Resource-Rich Country, © Routledge, pp.189-209, ISBN: 9781138238442.

Radu, (2005) Transport of As (III) and As (V) in experimental subsurface systems. In ACS symposium seres 915: Advances in arsenic research, ACS, pp.91-103.



Reports

Radu, T, Cleary, O'Toole, Radu, Diamond, (2010) Analytical devices for autonomous monitoring of the environment, 2004-RS-AIC-M4 STRIVE Report, EPA Ireland.



Devices or Products

Radu, T, Fay, Lau, Waite, Diamond, (2009) Wearable CO2 sensor.



Presentations

Radu, T, Wagner, J, Roy, U (2020) Algae-based biomethane fuel purification and carbon sequestration: an integrated approach.

Radu, T, Wagner, J, Roy, U (2020) Algae and CCS routes to production: Integrated biomethane production and carbon sequestration.

Radu, T (2019) Anaerobic digestion: Renewable energy generation and waste management for Central Asia.



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