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Here are some of our selected publications.


Huanambal-Sovero, Victor A. and Abkar, Leili and Ovie, Efemena S. and Colangelo, Teresa and Julian, Timothy R. and Beck, Sara E., Permeate microbiome reflects the biofilm microbial community in a gravity-driven woven-fiber microfiltration (WFMF) system for wastewater treatment, Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2023, 9, 10, 2605-2618, The Royal Society of Chemistry,

P.O. Nyangaresi, T. Rathnayake, S.E. Beck, “Evaluation of disinfection efficacy of single UV-C, and UV-A followed by UV-C LED irradiation on Escherichia coli, B. spizizenii and MS2 bacteriophage, in water”, Science of the Total Environment, vol. 859, p. 160256, 2023.


C.M. George, A. Birindwa, S.E. Beck, T. Julian, J. Kuhl, C. Williams, N. Coglianese, E. Thomas, S. Bauler, R. François, A. Ng, A.S. Presence, B.R. Jean Claude, F. Tofail, J. Perin, P. Mirindi, L.B. Cirhuza. Fecal contamination in child play spaces and on child hands are associated with subsequent adverse child developmental outcomes in rural Democratic Republic of the Congo: REDUCE prospective cohort study. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2022.


C. Marie George, Cirhuza, L. Bisimwa, Birindwa, A., Williams, C., Beck, S., Julian, T., Kuhl, J., Coglianese, N., Thomas, E., Bauler, S., çois, R., Saxton, R., Presence, A. Sanvura, Rusanga, J. Claude Bis, Perin, J., and Mirindi, P., “Child hand contamination is associated with subsequent pediatric diarrhea in rural Democratic Republic of the Congo (REDUCE Program)”, Tropical Medicine & International Health, vol. 26, no. 13, pp. 102 – 110, 2021.

S. Popova, Tsenter, I., Garkusheva, N., Beck, S., Matafonova, G., and Batoev, V., “Evaluating (sono)-photo-Fenton-like processes with high-frequency ultrasound and UVA LEDs for degradation of organic micropollutants and inactivation of bacteria separately and simultaneously”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, no. 398, p. 105249, 2021.

S. Beck, Suwan, P., Rathnayeke, T., Nguyen, T. Minh Hong, Huanambal-Sovero, V. A., Boonyapalanant, B., Hull, N. M., and Koottatep, T., “Woven-Fiber Microfiltration (WFMF) and Ultraviolet Light Emitting Diodes (UV LEDs) for Treating Wastewater and Septic Tank Effluent”, Water, vol. 13, no. 11, p. 1564, 2021


Thi Minh Hong Nguyen, Poonyanooch Suwan, Thammarat Koottatep, Sara E. Beck, Application of a novel, continuous-feeding ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV-LED) system to disinfect domestic wastewater for discharge or agricultural reuse, Water Research, Volume 153, 2019, Pages 53-62, ISSN 0043-1354,

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