TU Delft


Click on the PDF icons Adobe Acrobat Reader in the list below to directly download the publications, or on the publication titles for a link to the journal.
If you cannot access on-line our publications or cannot download the Adobe Acrobat Reader from this site, please contact Cristian Picioreanu for free reprints. 

Please also note that the publications are copyrighted by the respective organizations. Reproduction of any material contained in these publications requires explicit permission by the publisher.


2016    2017    2018

2015    2014    2013    2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006    

2005    2004    2003    2002    2001    2000    1999    1998    1997    1996


pdf/2018_Desalination_Bucs-et-al.pdf  Bucs SS, Farhat N, Kruithof JC, Picioreanu C, van Loosdrecht MCM, Vrouwenvelder JS (2018) Review on strategies for biofouling mitigation in spiral wound membrane systems. Desalination, 434, 189-197.
       Schmidt I, Kreft J-U, Mackay R, Picioreanu C, Thullner M (2018) Elucidating the impact of micro-scale heterogeneous bacterial distribution on biodegradation. Advances in Water Resources, in press.
pdf/2018_ChemEngJ_4_Soler-et-al.pdf  Soler-Jofra A., Picioreanu C, Yu R, Chandran K, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Perez J (2018) Importance of hydroxylamine in abiotic N2O production during transient anoxia in planktonic axenic Nitrosomonas cultures. Chemical Engineering Journal, 335, 756-762.
pdf/2018_EnvironMicrobiol_Roggo-et-al  Roggo C, Picioreanu C, van Lintel H, van der Meer JR (2018) Quantitative chemical sensing by bacterial chemotaxis in microfluidic chips. Environmental Microbiology, 20(1), 241-258. 2018_Roggo_EnvMicrobiol


pdf/2017_BiotechnolBioeng_18_Sabba-et-al.pdf  Sabba F, Picioreanu C, Nerenberg R (2017) Mechanisms of Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Formation in Denitrifying Biofilms. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 114(12), 2753-2761.
pdf/2017_WaterResearch_13_Perez-Calleja-et-al.pdf  Perez-Calleja P, Aybar M, Picioreanu C, Esteban-Garcia AL, Martin KJ, Nerenberg R (2017) Periodic venting of MABR lumen allows high removal rates and high gas-transfer efficiencies. Water Research, 121, 349-360.
pdf/2016_WatSciTechnol_16_Sabba-et-al.pdf  Sabba F, Picioreanu C, Boltz JP, Nerenberg R (2017) Predicting N2O emissions from nitrifying and denitrifying biofilms: a modeling study. Water Science and Technology, 74(7), 530-538.
pdf/2016_JMemSci_4_Haaksman-et-al  Haaksman VA, Siddiqui A, Schellenberg C, Kidwell J, Vrouwenvelder JS, Picioreanu C (2017) Characterization of feed channel spacer performance using geometries obtained by X-ray computed tomography. Journal of Membrane Science, 552, 124-139.

Supplementary material: downloadable here.


pdf/2016_WaterResearch_12_Picioreanu-et-al  Picioreanu C, Pérez J, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2016) Impact of cell cluster size on apparent half-saturation coefficients for oxygen in nitrifying sludge and biofilms. Water Research, 106, 371-382.

Supplementary material: downloadable here.
pdf/2016_EnergyEnvironSci_1_Korth-et-al  Korth B, Maskow T, Picioreanu C, Harnisch F (2016) The microbial electrochemical Peltier heat: an energetic burden and engineering chance for primary microbial electrochemical technologies. Energy & Environmental Science, 9(8), 2473-2668.

Supplementary material: downloadable here.
pdf/2016_WaterResearch_11_Bucs-et-al  Bucs SS, Valladares R, Vrouwenvelder JS, Picioreanu C (2016) Biofouling in forward osmosis systems: An experimental and numerical study. Water Research, 106, 86-97.
pdf/2016_ISMEJ_1_Widder-et-al  Widder S et al. (2016) Challenges in microbial ecology: building predictive understanding of community function and dynamics. ISME Journal, 29 March 2016; doi: 10.1038/ismej.2016.45.
pdf/2016_WaterResearch_10_Siddiqui-et-al  Siddiqui A, Farhat N, Bucs SS, Valladares Linares R, Picioreanu C, Kruithof JC, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Kidwell J, Vrouwenvelder JS (2016) Development and characterization of 3D-printed feed spacers for spiral wound membrane systems. Water Research, 91, 55-67.

Supplementary material
: downloadable here.
pdf/2016_ChemEngJ_3_Soler-et-al.pdf  Soler-Jofra A, Stevens B, Hoekstra M, Picioreanu C, Sorokin D, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Pérez J (2016) Importance of abiotic hydroxylamine conversion on nitrous oxide emissions during nitritation of reject water. Chemical Engineering Journal, 287, 720-726.
pdf/2016_EnvTechnol_1_Corbala-et-al.pdf  Corbalá-Robles L, Picioreanu C, van Loosdrecht MCM, Pérez J (2016) Analysing the effects of the aeration pattern and residual ammonium concentration in a partial nitritation-anammox process . Environmental Technology, 37(6), 694-702.

Supplementary material: downloadable here.


pdf/2015_WaterResearch_9_Bucs-et-al.pdf  Bucs SS, Valladares Linares R, Marston JO, Radu AI, Vrouwenvelder JS, Picioreanu C (2015) Experimental and numerical characterization of the water flow in spacer-filled channels of spiral-wound membranes. Water Research, 87, 299-310.

Supplementary material: downloadable here.
pdf/2015_Bioelectrochemistry_3_Korth-et-al.pdf  Korth B, Rosa LFM, Harnisch F, Picioreanu C (2015) A framework for modeling electroactive biofilms performing direct electron transfer. Bioelectrochemistry, 106 (partA), 194-206.

Supplementary material: downloadable here.
pdf/2015_BiotechnolBioeng_17_Martin-et-al.pdf  Martin KJ, Picioreanu C, Nerenberg R (2015) Assessing Microbial Competition in a Hydrogen-Based Membrane Biofilm Reactor (MBfR) using Multidimensional Modeling. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 112(9), 1843-1853.

Supplementary material: downloadable here.
pdf/2015_PLOSCompBiol_1_Janulevicius-et-al.pdf  Janulevicius A, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Picioreanu C (2015) Short-range guiding can result in the formation of circular aggregates in myxobacteria populations. PLOS Computational Biology, 11(4), e1004213,  DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004213

Supplementary material: downloadable here (in construction).
pdf/2015_EnvSciTechnol_4_Sabba-et-al.pdf  Sabba F, Picioreanu C, Perez J, Nerenberg R (2015) Hydroxylamine diffusion can enhance N2O emissions in nitrifying biofilms: A modeling study . Environmental Science and Technology, 49(3), 1486-1494.

Supplementary material: downloadable here.
pdf/2015_Biofouling_2_Radu-et-al.pdf  http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/PYeIufNUIjc9bdDVGvUj/full  Radu AI, Bergwerff L, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Picioreanu C (2015) Combined biofouling and scaling in membrane feed channels: a new modeling approach. Biofouling, 31(1), 83-100.

Supplementary material: movie1, movie2, movie3.
pdf/2015_Bioelectrochemistry_2_Fischer-et-al.pdf  Fischer KM, Batstone DJ, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Picioreanu C (2015) A mathematical model for electrochemically active filamentous sulfide-oxidising bacteria. Bioelectrochemistry, 102, 10-20.



pdf/1999_PhDThesis_Picioreanu.pdf    Radu A.I. 2014. Modeling fouling in spiral wound membrane systems. PhD Thesis (10 June 2014), Department of Biotechnology, TU Delft. ISBN 978-94-6259-229-2.

Supplementary material downloadable here (under construction).
pdf/1999_PhDThesis_Picioreanu.pdf   Ilie O. 2014. A numerical study of dental plaque and caries formation. PhD Thesis (28 April 2014), Department of Biotechnology, TU Delft.

Supplementary material downloadable here (under construction).
pdf/1999_PhDThesis_Picioreanu.pdf   Janulevicius A. 2014. Computational modelling of pattern formation by myxobacteria. PhD Thesis (15 January 2014), Department of Biotechnology, TU Delft. ISBN 978-94-6259-034-2.

Supplementary material downloadable here (under construction).
pdf/2014_WatSciTechnol_15_Munoz-et-al.pdf  Munoz Sierra JD, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2014) Modeling phototrophic biofilms in a plug-flow reactor. Water Science and Technology, 70(7), 1261-1270.

Supplementary material: downloadable  here

pdf/2014_WaterResearch_8_Perez-et-al.pdf  Perez J, Lotti T, Kleerebezem R, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2014) Outcompeting nitrite-oxidizing bacteria in single-stage nitrogen removal in sewage treatment plants: A model-based study. Water Research, 66, 208-218.
pdf/2014_BiophysJ_3_Storck-et-al.pdf  Radu AI, Van Steen MSH, Vrouwenvelder JS, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Picioreanu C (2014) Spacer geometry and particle deposition in spiral wound membrane feed channels. Water Research, 64, 160-176.

Supplementary material: TableS1, FigureS1, FigureS2.
2014_BiotechnolBioeng_16_Kagawa-et-al.pdf  Kagawa Y, Tahata J, Kishida N, Matsumoto S, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Tsuneda S (2014) Modeling the nutrient removal process in aerobic granular sludge system by coupling the reactor- and granule-scale models. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 112(1), 53-64.

Supplementary material: Data-S1, Fig-S1, Fig-S2, Tab-S1, Tab-S1a, Tab-S2-S5, Video-S1

pdf/2014_BiophysJ_3_Storck-et-al.pdf  Storck T, Picioreanu C, Virdis B, Batstone DJ (2014) Variable cell morphology approach for individual-based modeling of microbial communities. Biophysical Journal, 106(9), 2037-2048.

Supplementary material: methods, movie1, movie2, movie3, movie4, movie5, movie6, movie7, movie8, movie9, movie10, movie11.
pdf/2014_ScientificReports_1_Celler-et-al.pdf  Celler K, Hödl I, Simone A, Battin TJ, Picioreanu C (2014) A mass-spring model unveils the morphogenesis of phototrophic Diatoma biofilms. Scientific Reports, 4, 3649-3655.

Supplementary material: methods, movie1, movie2.
pdf/2014_ChemEngJ_2_Radu-et-al.pdf  Radu AI, Bergwerff L, van Loosdrecht MCM, Picioreanu C (2014) A two-dimensional mechanistic model for scaling in spiral wound membrane systems. Chemical Engineering Journal, 241, 77-91.

Supplementary materialmovie1, movie2
pdf\2014_CariesResearch_1_Ilie-et-al.pdf  Ilie O, van Turnhout AG, van Loosdrecht MCM, Picioreanu C (2014) Numerical modelling of tooth enamel subsurface lesion formation induced by dental plaque. Caries Research, 48, 73-89.

Supplementary material: movie1, movie2
pdf/2014_Desalination_1_Bucs-et-al.pdf  Bucs S, Radu AI, Lavric V, Vrouwenvelder JS, Picioreanu C (2014) Effect of different commercial feed spacers on biofouling of reverse osmosis membrane systems: a numerical study. Desalination, 343, 26-37. 2014_Bucs_Desalination
  Mozumder SI, Picioreanu C, van Loosdrecht MCM, Volcke EIP (2014) Effect of heterotrophic growth on autotrophic nitrogen removal in a granular sludge reactor. Environmental Technology, 35(8), 1027-1037. 2014_Mozumder_EnvTechnology
pdf/2013_WaterResearch_6_Ofiteru-et-al_inpress.pdf  Ofiţeru ID, Bellucci M, Picioreanu C, Lavric V, Curtis TP (2014) Multi-scale modelling of bioreactor-separator system for wastewater treatment with two-dimensional activated sludge floc dynamics. Water Research, 50, 382-395. 2013_Ofiteru_WaterResearch


pdf/2013_WaterResearch_5_Martin-et-al_inpress.pdf  Bottero S, Storck T, Heimovaara TJ, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Enzien MV, Picioreanu C (2013) Biofilm development and the dynamics of preferential flow paths in porous media. Biofouling , 29(9), 1069-1086.

Supplementary material: movie1, movie2, movie3, movie4
pdf/2013_WaterResearch_5_Martin-et-al_inpress.pdf  Martin KJ, Picioreanu C, Nerenberg R (2013) Multidimensional modeling of biofilm development and fluid dynamics in a hydrogen-based, membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR). Water Research, 47, 4739-4751.
Supplementary material: movie


pdf/2012_FrontiersMicrobiol_1_Kampschreur-et-al.pdf  Kampschreur MJ, Kleerebezem R, Picioreanu C, Bakken L, Bergaust L, de Vries S, Jetten MS, van Loosdrecht MCM (2012) Metabolic modeling of denitrification in Agrobacterium tumefaciens: a tool to study inhibiting and activating compounds for the denitrification pathway. Frontiers in Microbiology, 3:370.
pdf/2012_AntVanLeeuwenhoek_2_Celler-et-al.pdf  Celler K, Picioreanu C, van Loosdrecht MCM, van Wezel GP (2012) Structured morphological modeling as a framework for rational strain design of Streptomyces species. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 102 (3), 409-423.
pdf/2012_JTheorBiol_1_Ilie-et-al.pdf  Ilie O, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Picioreanu C (2012) Mathematical modelling of tooth demineralisation and pH profiles in dental plaque. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 309, 159-175.
pdf/2012_WatSciTechnol_14_VanLoosdrecht-et-al.pdf  Van Loosdrecht MCM, Bereschenko L, Radu A, Kruithof JC, Picioreanu C, Johns ML, Vrouwenvelder HS (2012) New approaches to characterizing and understanding biofouling of spiral wound membrane systems. Water Science and Technology 66 (1), 88-94.
pdf/2012_BiotechnolBioeng_15_Volcke-et-al.pdf  Volcke EIP, Picioreanu C, De Baets B, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2012) The granule size distribution in an anammox-based granular sludge reactor affects the conversion-implications for modeling. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 109 (7), 1629-1636.
pdf/2012_BiophysJ_2_Taherzadeh-et-al.pdf  Taherzadeh D, Picioreanu C, Horn H (2012) Mass transfer enhancement in moving biofilm structures. Biophysical Journal 102, 1483–1492.
Supplementary material: file1, file2, file3, movie
pdf/2012_ChemEngJ_1_Radu-et-al.pdf  Radu AI, Vrouwenvelder JS, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Picioreanu C (2012) Effect of flow velocity, substrate concentration and hydraulic cleaning on biofouling of reverse osmosis feed channels. Chemical Engineering Journal 188, 30-39.
pdf/2012_BiotechnolBioeng_14_Pintelon-et-al.pdf  Pintelon TRR, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Johns ML (2012) The effect of biofilm permeability on bio-clogging of porous media. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 109 (4), 1031-1042. pdf/2012_BiotechnolBioeng_14_Pintelon-et-al.pdf


pdf/2011_Schmidt_DistribSysRealTime11.pdf  Schmidt SI, Picioreanu C, Craenen B, Mackay R, Kreft J-U, Theodoropoulos G (2011) A multi-scale agent-based distributed simulation framework for groundwater pollution management. Proceedings - IEEE International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real-Time Applications, pp. 18-27.
pdf/2011_DesalWatTreatm_1_Radu-et-al.pdf  Radu AI, Vrouwenvelder JS, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Picioreanu C (2011) Biofouling in membrane devices treating water with different salinities: a modeling study. Desalination and Water Treatment, 34 (1-3), 284-289.
pdf/2011_EnvironMicrobiol_3_Lardon-et-al.pdf  Lardon LA, Merkey BV, Martins S, Dötsch A, Picioreanu C, Kreft JU, Smets BF (2011) iDynoMiCS: next-generation individual-based modelling of biofilms. Environmental Microbiology, 13 (9), 2416-2434.
pdf/2011_EnvironMicrobiol_3_Lardon-et-al.pdf  Oilghux (Ofiteru) ID, Bellucci M, Lavric V, Picioreanu C, Curtis TP (2011) Multi-scale modeling of activated sludge floc structure formation in wastewater bioreactors. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 29, 96-100.
pdf/2011_BioresourceTechnol_1_Katuri-et-al.pdf  Katuri KP, Scott K, Head IM, Picioreanu C, Curtis TP (2011) Microbial fuel cells meet with external resistance. Bioresource Technology, 102 (3), 2758-2766. pdf/2011_BioresourceTechnol_1_Katuri-et-al.pdf


pdf/2010_BiophysicalJournal_1_Janulevicius-et-al.pdf  Janulevicius A, van Loosdrecht MCM, Simone A, Picioreanu C (2010) Cell flexibility affects the alignment of model myxobacteria. Biophysical Journal, 99, 3129-3138.

pdf/2010_JMemSci_3_Radu-et-al.pdf  Radu AI, Vrouwenvelder JS, van Loosdrecht MCM, Picioreanu C
(2010) Modeling the effect of biofilm formation on reverse osmosis performance: flux, feed channel pressure drop and solute passage. Journal of Membrane Science, 365 (1-2), 1-15.
pdf/2010_SPE_Bottero-et-al.pdf  Bottero S, Picioreanu C, Enzien M, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Bruining H, Heimovaara T (2010) Formation damage and impact on gas flow caused by biofilms growing within proppant packing used in hydraulic fracturing. Proceedings - SPE International Symposium on Formation Damage Control 2, pp. 862-869.
pdf/2010_EnvironTechnol_Volcke-et-al.pdf  Volcke EIP, Picioreanu C, De Baets B, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2010) Effect of granule size on autotrophic nitrogen removal in a granular sludge reactor. Environmental Technology, 31 (11), 1271-1280.

pdf/2010_BiotechnolBioeng_13_Olivera-Nappa-et-al.pdf  Olivera-Nappa A, Picioreanu C, Asenjo JA (2010) Non-homogeneous biofilm modeling applied to bioleaching processes. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 106, 660-676.

pdf/2010_Bioelectrochemistry_1_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Curtis TP, Scott K (2010) Model based evaluation of the effect of pH and electrode geometry on microbial fuel cell performance. Bioelectrochemistry, 78 (1), 8-24.
pdf/2010_ApplMicrobiolBiotechnol_VanderStar-et-al.pdf  Van der Star WRL, Dijkema C, De Waard P, Picioreanu C, Strous M, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2010) An intracellular pH gradient in the anammox bacterium Kuenenia stuttgartiensis as evaluated by 31P NMR. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 86, 311-317. images/2009_VanDerStar_ApplMicrobiolBiotechnol.jpg
pdf/2010_JMemSci_2_Vrouwenvelder-et-al.pdf  Vrouwenvelder JS, Picioreanu C, Kruithof JC, Van Loosdrecht MCM  (2010) Biofouling in spiral wound membrane systems: Three-dimensional CFD model based evaluation of experimental data. Journal of Membrane Science, 346, 71-85. images/2010_Vrouwenvelder_JMemSci.jpg
pdf/2010_BiotechnolBioeng_12_Taherzadeh-et-al.pdf  Taherzadeh D, Picioreanu C, Küttler U, Simone A, Wall WA, Horn H (2010) Computational Study of the Drag and Oscillatory Movement of Biofilm Streamers in Fast Flows. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 105 (3), 600-610. images/2009_Taherzadeh_BiotechnolBioeng.jpg
pdf/2010_JApplElectrochem_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Katuri KP, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Head IM, Scott K (2010) Modelling microbial fuel cells with suspended cells and added electron transfer mediator. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 40, 151-162. images/2009_Picioreanu_JApplElectrochem.jpg
pdf/2009_EnvironMicrobiol_2_Matsumoto-et-al.pdf  Matsumoto S, Katoku M, Saeki G, Terada A, Aoi Y, Tsuneda S, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2010) Microbial community structure in autotrophic nitrifying granules characterized by experimental and simulation analyses. Environmental Microbiology, 12 (1), 192-206. images/2009_Matsumoto_EnvironMicrobiol.jpg


pdf/2009_JMemSci_1_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Vrouwenvelder JS, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2009) Three-dimensional modeling of biofouling and fluid dynamics in feed spacer. Journal of Membrane Science, 345, 340-354. pdf/2009_JMemSci_1_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf
file:///D:/WebPagesBiofilm/pdf/2009_AIChEJ_2_Schulenburg-et-al.pdf  Graf von der Schulenburg DA, Pintelon TR, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Johns ML (2009) Three-dimensional simulations of biofilm growth in porous media. AIChE Journal, 55(2), 494-504.


pdf/2008_ApplEnvMicrobiol_2_VanDerStar-et-al.pdf  Van der Star WRL, Van der Graaf MJ, Kartal B, Picioreanu C, Jetten MSM, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2008) Response of anammox bacteria to hydroxylamine. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74(14), 4417-4426.
pdf/2008_BiotechnolBioeng_VanDerStar-et-al.pdf  Van der Star WRL, Miclea AI, Van Dongen UGJM, Muyzer G, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2008) The Membrane Bioreactor: A Novel Tool to Grow Anammox Bacteria as Free Cells. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 101(2), 286-294 images/2008_VanDerStar_BiotechnolBioeng.jpg
pdf/2008_WatSciTechnol_13_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Katuri KP, Head IM, van Loosdrecht MCM, Scott K (2008) Mathematical model for microbial fuel cells with anodic biofilms and anaerobic digestion. Water Science and Technology, 57(7):965-971.  SUPPORT MATERIAL
pdf/2008_EnvSciTechnol_3_Kampschreur-et-al.pdf  Kampschreur M, Tan NCG, Kleerebezem R, Picioreanu C, Jetten MSM, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2008) Effect of dynamic process conditions on nitrogen oxides emission from a nitrifying cultureEnvironmental Science and Technology, 42(2):429–435.


pdf/2007_EnvSciTechnol_2_Xavier-et-al.pdf  Xavier JB, de Kreuk MK, Picioreanu C, van Loosdrecht MCM (2007) Multi-scale individual-based model of microbial and bioconversion dynamics in aerobic granular sludge. Environmental Science and Technology, 41(18):6410-6417.
pdf/2007_WaterResearch_3_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Head IM, Katuri KP, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Scott K (2007)  A computational model for biofilm-based microbial fuel cells.
Water Research, 41(13):2921-2940.
pdf/2007_WatSciTechnol_12_Matsumoto-et-al.pdf  Matsumoto S, Terada A, Aoi Y, Tsuneda S, Alpkvist E, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2007) Experimental and simulation analysis of community structure of nitrifying bacteria in a membrane-aerated biofilm. Water Science and Technology, 55(8-9):283-290.  2007_Matsumoto_WatSciTechnol.jpg
pdf/2007_WatSciTechnol_11_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Kreft J-U, Klausen M, Haagensen JAJ, Tolker-Nielsen T, Molin S (2007) Microbial motility involvement in biofilm structure formation - a 3-d modelling study. Water Science and Technology, 55(8-9):337-343. SUPPORT MATERIAL images/2007_Picioreanu_WatSciTechnol.jpg
pdf/2007_BiotechnolBioeng_Wolf-et-al.pdf  Wolf G, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2007) Kinetic modelling of photototrophic biofilms – the PHOBIA model.  Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 97(5):1064-1079.
pdf/2007_BiotechnolBioeng_9_DeKreuk-et-al.pdf  De Kreuk MK, Picioreanu C, Hosseini M, Xavier JB, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2007) Kinetic Model of a Granular Sludge SBR – Influences on Nutrient Removal  Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 97(4):801-815. 2006_DeKreuk_BiotechnolBioeng.jpg
pdf/2007_WER_Kampschreur-et-al.pdf  Kampschreur MJ, Picioreanu C, Tan NCG, Kleerebezem R, Jetten MSM, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2007) Unraveling the source of nitric oxide emission during nitrification. Water Environment Research, 79(13): 2499-2509.
pdf/2007_WaterResearch_4_VanDerStar-et-al.pdf  Van der Star WRL, Abma WR, Blommers D, Mulder J-W, Tokutomi T, Strous M, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2007) Startup of reactors for anoxic ammonium oxidation: Experiences from the first full-scale anammox reactor in Rotterdam. Water Research, 41(18): 4149-4163


2006_WaterResearch_2_Batstone-et-al.pdf  Batstone DJ, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM (2006)
Multidimensional modelling to investigate interspecies hydrogen transfer in anaerobic biofilms. Water Research, 40:3099-3108.

Wanner O, Eberl H, Morgenroth E, Noguera D, Picioreanu C, Rittmann BE, van Loosdrecht MCM (2006) Deciphering and using biofilms. Water 21, 8(3):34-35, June 2006.

2006_BiotechnolBioeng_8_Alpkvist-et-al.pdf  Alpkvist E, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heyden A (2006) Three-dimensional biofilm model with individual cells and continuum EPS matrix. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 94(5):962-979. SUPPORT MATERIAL. 2006_Alpkvist_BiotechnolBioeng.jpg
pdf/2006_BiochSocTrans_2_Kampschreur-et-al.pdf  Kampschreur MJ, Tan NCG, Picioreanu C, Jetten MSM, Schmidt I, van Loosdrecht MCM (2006) Role of nitrogen oxides in the metabolism of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria. Biochemical Society Transactions, 34(1):179-181. 2006_Marlies_BiochemSocTrans.jpg
pdf/2006_BiochSocTrans_1_OpDenCamp-et-al.pdf  Op den Camp HJM, Kartal B, Guven D, van Niftrik LAMP, Haaijer SCM, van der Star WRL, van de Pas-Schoonen KT, Cabezas A, Ying Z, Schmid MC, Kuypers MMM, van de Vossenberg J, Harhangi HR, Picioreanu C, van Loosdrecht MCM, Kuenen JG, Strous M, Jetten MSM (2006) Global impact and application of the anaerobic ammonium-oxidizing (anammox) bacteria. Biochemical Society Transactions, 34(1):174-177.   (anammox biofilm simulations, CANON process)
pdf/2006_Book_IWA-STR18_Wanner-et-al.pdf IWA Task Group on Biofilm Modeling (2006) Mathematical Modeling of Biofilms. IWA Scientific and Technical Report No.18, IWA Publishing, ISBN 1843390876.
The correct list of authors is:
Wanner O, Eberl HJ, Morgenroth E, Noguera D, Picioreanu C, Rittmann BE, Van Loosdrecht MCM


pdf/2005_Microbiology_2_Xavier-et-al.pdf  Xavier JB, Picioreanu C, Rani SA, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Stewart PS. 2005. Biofilm control strategies based on the enzymatic disruption of the EPS matrix – a modelling study. Microbiology SGM, 151:3817-3832. SUPPORT MATERIAL. 2005_Xavier_Microbiology.jpg
pdf/2005_WatSciTechnol_10_Hao-et-al.pdf  Hao X-D, Cao X-Q, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2005. Model-based evaluation of oxygen consumption in a partial nitrification–anammox biofilm process. Water Science and Technology, 52(7):155-160.
pdf/2005_CatalysisToday_1_Ebrahimi-et-al.pdf  Ebrahimi S, Picioreanu C, Xavier JB, Kleerebezem R, Kreutzer M, Kapteijn F, Moulijn JA, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2005. Biofilm growth pattern in honeycomb monolith packings: Effect of shear rate and substrate transport limitations. Catalysis Today, 105(3-4):448-454. SUPPORT MATERIAL 2005_Ebrahimi_CatalysysToday.jpg
pdf/2005_JPhysChemB_1_Cvetkovic-et-al.pdf  Cvetkovic A, Picioreanu C, Straathof AJJ, Krishna R, Van der Wielen LAM. 2005. Quantification of binary diffusion in protein crystals. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109(21):10561-10566. 2005_Cvetkovic_JPhysChemB.jpg
pdf/2005_WatSciTechnol_9_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Batstone DJ, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2005. Multidimensional modelling of anaerobic granules. Water Science and Technology, 52(1-2):501-507. 2005_PiciAnaerobic_WatSciTechnol.jpg
pdf/2005_BiotechnolBioeng_7_Xavier-et-al.pdf  Xavier JB, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2005. A general description of detachment for multidimensional modelling of biofilms. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 91(6):651-669. SUPPORT MATERIAL 2005_Xavier_BiotechnolBioeng.jpg
pdf/2005_EnvironMicrobiol_1_Xavier-et-al.pdf  Xavier JB, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2005. A Framework for Multidimensional Modelling of Activity and Structure of Multispecies Biofilms. Environ. Microbiol. 7(8):1085-1103.  SUPPORT MATERIAL 2005_Xavier_EnviornmMicrobiol.jpg
pdf/2005_AIChEJ_1_Ebrahimi-et-al.pdf  Ebrahimi S, Picioreanu C, Kleerebezem R, Heijnen JJ, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2005. Rate based modelling of sulfite reduction bioreactor. AIChE Journal, 51: 1429–1439. 2005_Ebrahimi_AICheJ.jpg
pdf/2005_WaterResearch_1_Perez-et-al.pdf  Pérez J, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2005. Modeling biofilm and floc diffusion processes based on analytical solution of reaction-diffusion equations. Water Research, 39:1311-1323.  SUPPORT MATERIAL 2005_Perez_WaterRes.jpg
pdf/2005_JACS_1_Cvetkovic-et-al.pdf  Cvetkovic A, Picioreanu C, Straathof AJJ, Krishna R, Van der Wielen LAM. 2005. Relation between Pore Sizes of Protein Crystals and Anisotropic Solute Diffusivities. J Am Chem Soc, 127(3):875-879. 2005_Cvetkovic_JACS.jpg


pdf/2004_Biofilms_2_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Xavier JB, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2004. Advances in Mathematical Modeling of Biofilm Structure. Biofilms, 1(4):337-349. 2004_Pici_Biofilms.jpg
pdf/2004_Biofilms_1_Xavier-et-al.pdf  Xavier JB, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2004. A modelling study of the activity and structure of biofilms in biological reactors. Biofilms, 1(4):377-391.   SUPPORT MATERIAL 2004_Xavier_Biofilms.jpg
pdf/2004_EnvSciTechnol_1_Martins-et-al.pdf  Martins AMP, Picioreanu C, Heijnen JJ and van Loosdrecht MCM. 2004. Three-dimensional dual-morphotype species modeling of activated sludge flocs. Environ Sci Technol, 38:5632-5641.   SUPPORT MATERIAL 2004_Martins_EnvSciTechnol.jpg
pdf/2004_ApplEnvMicrobiol_1_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Kreft JU, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2004. Particle-based multidimensional multispecies model. Appl Environ Microbiol 70(5):3024-3040.   SUPPORT MATERIAL 2004_Pici_ApplEnvMicrobiiol.jpg
pdf/2004_WatSciTechnol_8_Morgenroth-et-al.pdf  Morgenroth E, Eberl HJ, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Noguera DR, Pizarro GE, Picioreanu C, Rittmann BE, Schwarz AO, Wanner O. 2004. Comparing biofilm models for a single species biofilm system. Water Sci Technol, 49(11-12):145-154. 2004_Morgenroth_WatSciTechnol.jpg
pdf/2004_WatSciTechnol_7_Eberl-et-al.pdf  Eberl HJ, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Morgenroth E, Noguera DR, Perez J, Picioreanu C, Rittmann BE, Schwarz AO, Wanner O. 2004. Modelling a spatially heterogeneous biofilm and the bulk fluid: selected results from Benchmark Problem 2 (BM2). Water Sci Technol 49(11-12):155-162. 2004_Eberl_WatSciTechnol.jpg
pdf/2004_WatSciTechnol_6_Noguera&Picioreanu.pdf  Noguera DR, Picioreanu C. 2004. Results from the Multi-Species Benchmark Problem 3 (BM3) using Two-Dimensional Models. Water Sci Technol 49(11-12):169-176. 2004_Noguera_WatSciTechnol.jpg
pdf/2004_WatSciTechnol_5_Xavier-et-al.pdf  Xavier JB, Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2004. Assessment of three-dimensional biofilm models through direct comparison with confocal microscopy imaging. Water Sci Technol 49(11-12):177-185. 2004_Xavier_WatSciTechnol.jpg


pdf/2003_ChapterBook_3_IrelandIWA_Picioreanu&VanLoosdrecht.pdf   Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2003. Use of mathematical modelling to study biofilm development and morphology. In: Lens P, O'Flaherty V, Moran AP, Stoodley P, Mahony T, editors. Biofilms in Medicine, Industry and Environmental Biotechnology – Characteristics, Analysis and Control: IWA Publishing. p 413- 437. 2003_IrelandBook.jpg
pdf/2003_ChemEngSci_2_Ebrahimi-et-al.pdf  Ebrahimi S, Picioreanu C, Kleerebezem R., Heijnen JJ, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2003. Rate-based modelling of SO2 absorption into aqueous NaHCO3/Na2CO3 solutions accompanied by the desorption of CO2. Chem Eng Sci 58(16):3589-3600. 2003_Ebrahimmi_CES.jpg
pdf/2002_jxavier_biofilmes.pdf  Xavier JB, Picioreanu C, Almeida JS, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2003.
Monitorização e modelação da estrutura de biofilmes. Boletim de Biotechnologia 76(1):2-13.


pdf/2002_JElectrochemSoc_1_Picioreanu&VanLoosdrecht.pdf  Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2002. A mathematical model for initiation of microbiologically influenced corrosion by differential aeration. J Electrochem Soc 149(6):B211-B223, Erratum 149(6):L6.   SUPPORT MATERIAL 2002_Pici_JElectrochemSoc.jpg
pdf/2002_AntVanLeeuwenhoek_1_ISME-9-Amsterdam_VanLoosdrecht-et-al.pdf  Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen JJ, Eberl HJ, Kreft JU, Picioreanu C. 2002. Mathematical modelling of biofilm structures. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 81:245-256. 2002_MvL_AvL.jpg
pdf/2002_Hydrobiologia_1_Vogelsang-et-al.pdf  Vogelsang C, Schramm A, Picioreanu C, van Loosdrecht MCM, Ostgaard K. 2002. Microbial community analysis by FISH for mathematical modelling of selective enrichment of gel-entrapped nitrifiers obtained from domestic wastewater. Hydrobiologia 469(1-3):165-178. 2002_Vogelsang_Hydrobiologia.jpg


pdf/2001_Microbiology_1_Kreft-et-al.pdf  Kreft JU, Picioreanu C, Wimpenny JWT, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2001. Individual-based modelling of biofilms. Microbiology-SGM 147:2897-2912. 2001_Kreft_Microbiology.jpg
pdf/2001_BiotechnolBioeng_6_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen JJ. 2001. Two-dimensional model of biofilm detachment caused by internal stress from liquid flow. Biotechnol Bioeng 72(2):205-218. 2001_Pici_BiotechnolBioeng.jpg


pdf/2000_ChemEngSci_1_Eberl-et-al.pdf  Eberl HJ, Picioreanu C, Heijnen JJ, Van Loosdrecht MCM. 2000. A three-dimensional numerical study on the correlation of spatial structure, hydrodynamic conditions, and mass transfer and conversion in biofilms. Chem Eng Sci 55(24):6209-6222. 2000_Eberl_CES.jpg
pdf/2000_BiotechnolBioeng_5_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen JJ. 2000. Effect of diffusive and convective substrate transport on biofilm structure formation: A two-dimensional modeling study. Biotechnol Bioeng 69(5):504-515. 2000_Pici_BiotechnolBioeng2.jpg
pdf/2000_BiotechnolBioeng_4_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen JJ. 2000. A theoretical study on the effect of surface roughness on mass transport and transformation in biofilms. Biotechnol Bioeng 68(4):355-369. 2000_Pici_BiotechnolBioeng1.jpg
pdf/2000_WatSciTechnol_4_Villasenor-et-al.pdf  Villaseñor JC, van Loosdrecht MCM, Picioreanu C, Heijnen JJ. 2000. Influence of different substrates on the formation of biofilms in a biofilm airlift suspension reactor. Water Sci Technol 41(4-5):323-330. 2000_Villasenor_WatSciTechnol.jpg
pdf/2000_ChapterBook_2_SGM-Exeter.pdf   Picioreanu C, van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen JJ. 2000. Modelling and predicting biofilm structure, In: Allison DG, Gilbert P, Lappin-Scott HM, Wilson M Editors. Community structure and co-operation in biofilms. Cambridge University Press, p.129-166, ISBN 0521 793025. 2000_Pici_SGMBook.jpg
pdf/2000_ChapterBook_1_Toronto_Eberl-et-al.pdf   Eberl HJ, Picioreanu C, van Loosdrecht MCM. 2000. Modeling geometrical heterogeneity in biofilms, in High Performance Computing Systems & Applications, eds. Pollard A, Mewhort DJK, Weaver DF, chap. 50, p. 497-512, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.


pdf/1999_WatSciTechnol_2_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen JJ. 1999. Discrete-differential modelling of biofilm structure. Water Sci Technol 39(7):115-122. 1999_Pici_WatSciTechnol.jpg
pdf/1999_WatSciTechnol_3_Noguera-et-al.pdf  Noguera DR, Okabe S, Picioreanu C. 1999. Biofilm modeling: present status and future directions. Water Sci Technol 39(7):273-278. 1999_Noguera_WatSciTechnol.jpg
pdf/1999_PhDThesis_Picioreanu.pdf   Picioreanu C. 1999. Multidimensional modeling of biofilm structure. PhD Thesis (29 November 1999), Department of Biotechnology, TU Delft. ISBN 90-90133110-0. 1999_Pici_PhDThesis.jpg
Kreft J U, C Picioreanu, J Wimpenny, M C M van Loosdrecht. 1999. Individual-based modelling of biofilms: why?. In: J Wimpenny, P Gilbert, J Walker, M Brading, R Bayston (eds.); Biofilms The good, the bad and the ugly BioLine, Cardiff, 1999, p. 257-262. ISBN: 0952043262.

pdf/1999_Picioreanu_ISMEHalifax.pdf  Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen JJ. 1999. Multidimensional modelling of biofilm structureMicrobial Biosystems: New Frontiers
Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology
Bell CR, Brylinsky M, Johnson-Green P (eds). Atlantic Canada Society for Microbial Ecology, Halifax, Canada, 1999


pdf/1998_BiotechnolBioeng_2_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen J. 1998. Mathematical modelling of biofilm structure with a hybrid differential-discrete cellular automaton approach. Biotechnol Bioeng 58(1):101-116. 1998_Pici_BiotechnolBioeng.jpg
pdf/1998_BiotechnolBioeng_1_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen JJ. 1998. A new combined differential-discrete cellular automaton approach for biofilm modeling: Application for growth in gel beads. Biotechnol Bioeng 57(6):718-731. 1998_Pici_BiotechnolBioeng1.jpg
pdf/1998_BiotechnolBioeng_3_Kwok-et-al.pdf  Kwok WK, Picioreanu C, Ong SL, van Loosdrecht MCM, Ng WJ, Heijnen JJ. 1998. Influence of biomass production and detachment forces on biofilm structures in a biofilm airlift suspension reactor Biotechnol Bioeng, 58(4):400-407. 1998_Kwok_BiotechnolBioeng1.jpg


pdf/1997_FEMS_MicrobEcol_1_VanLoosdrecht-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen JJ (1997) A more unifying hypothesis for biofilm structures . FEMS Microbiology Ecology 24:181-183. 2002_MvL_AvL.jpg
pdf/1997_WatSciTechnol_1_Picioreanu-et-al.pdf  Picioreanu C, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen JJ (1997) Modeling the effect of oxygen concentration on nitrite accumulation in a biofilm airlift suspension reactor. Water Sci Technol 36(1):147-156. 1997_Pici_WatSciTechnol.jpg


pdf/1996_EERO_Report_Picioreanu.pdf  Picioreanu C (1996) Modelling biofilms with cellular automata. Final report to European Environmental Research Organization, April 1996. 1996_Pici_EERO.jpg

Updated:  January 5, 2018  by  Cristian Picioreanu