Publications – Shaily Mahendra, Ph.D.

Selected Publications
1. Zhang, S., P. B. Gedalanga, and S. Mahendra (2016). Biodegradation Kinetics of 1,4-Dioxane in Chlorinated Solvent Mixtures. Environmental Science & Technology 50 (17): 9599-9607.
2. Merino, N., Y. Qu, R. A. Deeb, E. L. Hawley, M. R. Hoffmann, and S. Mahendra (2016). Degradation and Removal Methods for Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in Water. Environmental Engineering Science 33 (9): 615-649.
3. Sanchez, H. M., C. Echeverria, V. Thulsiraj, A. Zimmer-Faust, A. Flores, M. Laitz, G. Healy, S. Mahendra, S. E. Paulson, Y. Zhu, and J. A. Jay (2016). Antibiotic Resistance in Airborne Bacteria Near Conventional and Organic Beef Cattle Farms in California, USA. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 227: 280-291.
4. Reyes, V. C., M. R. Spitzmiller, A. Hong-Hermesdorf, J. Kropat, R. D. Damoiseaux, S. S. Merchant, and S. Mahendra (2016). Copper Status of Exposed Microorganisms Influences Susceptibility to Metallic Nanoparticles. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35 (5): 1148-1158.
5. Wang, M., D. Abad, V. Kickhofer, L. Rome, and S. Mahendra (2015). Vault Nanoparticles Packaged with Enzymes as a New Pollutant Biodegradation Technology. ACS Nano 9 (11): 10931–10940.
6. Adamson, D. T., R. H. Anderson, S. Mahendra, and C. J. Newell (2015). Evidence of 1,4-Dioxane Attenuation at Groundwater Sites Contaminated with Chlorinated Solvents and 1,4-Dioxane. Environmental Science & Technology 49 (11): 6510–6518.
7. Reyes, V. C., S. O. Opot, and S. Mahendra (2015). Planktonic and Biofilm Grown Nitrogen Cycling Bacteria Exhibit Different Susceptibilities to Copper Nanoparticles. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry 34 (4): 887-897.
8. Gedalanga, P. B., P. Pornwongthong, R. Mora, S-Y. D. Chiang, B. Baldwin, D. Ogles, and S. Mahendra (2014). Identification of Biomarker Genes to Predict Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 80 (10): 3209-3218.
9. Tseng, N., N. Wang, B. Szostek, and S. Mahendra (2014). Biotransformation of 6:2 Fluorotelomer alcohol (6:2 FTOH) by the wood-rotting fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Environmental Science & Technology 48 (7): 4012-4020.
10. Pornwongthong, P., A. Mulchandani, P. B. Gedalanga, and S. Mahendra (2014). Transition Metals and Organic Ligands Influence Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 173 (1): 291-306.
11. Adamson, D. T., S. Mahendra, K. L. Walker, S. R. Rauch, S. Sengupta, and C. J. Newell (2014). A Multi-Site Survey to Identify the Scale of the 1,4-Dioxane Problem at Contaminated Groundwater Sites. Environmental Science & Technology Letters 1 (5): 254-258.
12. Hurwitz, G., P. Pornwongthong, S. Mahendra, and E. M.V. Hoek (2014). Degradation of Phenol by Synergistic Chlorine-enhanced Photo-assisted Electrochemical Oxidation. Chemical Engineering Journal 240 (6): 235–243.
13. Gedalanga, P. B., S. M. Kotay, C. M. Sales, C. S. Butler, R. Goel, and S. Mahendra (2013). Novel Applications of Molecular Biological and Microscopic Tools in Environmental Engineering. Water Environment Research 85 (10): 917-950.
14. Wang, J., Y. Mo, S. Mahendra, and E. M. V. Hoek (2013). Effects of Water Chemistry on Structure and Performance of Polyamide Composite Membranes. Journal of Membrane Science 452 (4): 415-425.
15. Mahendra, S., A. Grostern, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2013). The Impact of Chlorinated Solvent Co-contaminants on the Biodegradation Kinetics of 1,4-Dioxane. Chemosphere 91 (1): 88-92.
16. Reyes, V. C., M. Li, E. M. V. Hoek, S. Mahendra, and R. D. Damoiseaux (2012). Genome Wide Assessment in Escherichia coli Reveals Time Dependent Nanotoxicity Paradigms. ACS Nano 6 (11): 9402-9415.
17. Mahendra, S., P. B. Gedalanga, S. M. Kotay, C. I. Torres, C. S. Butler, and R. Goel (2012). Advancements in Molecular Techniques and Applications in Environmental Engineering. Water Environment Research 84 (10): 814-844.
18. Chiang, S-Y. D., R. Mora, W. H. DiGuiseppi, G. Davis, K. Sublette, P. B. Gedalanga, and S. Mahendra (2012). Characterizing the Intrinsic Bioremediation Potential of 1,4-Dioxane and Trichloroethene Using Innovative Environmental Diagnostic Tools. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 14 (9): 2317-2326.
19. Goel, R., S. M. Kotay, C. S. Butler, C. I. Torres, and S. Mahendra (2011). Molecular Biological Methods in Environmental Engineering – A Review. Water Environment Research 83 (10): 927-955. .
20. Sales, C. M.#, S. Mahendra#, A. Grostern, R. E. Parales, L. A. Goodwin, T. Woyke, M. Nolan, A. Lapidus, O. Chertkov, G. Ovchinnikova, A. Szcyrba, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2011). Genome sequence of 1,4-dioxane degrading Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans CB1190. Journal of Bacteriology 193 (17): 4549-4550. #co-first authors.
21. Lee, J., S. Mahendra, and P. J. Alvarez (2010). Nanomaterials in the Construction Industry: A Review of Their Applications and Environmental Health and Safety Considerations. ACS Nano 4 (7): 3580-3590.
22. Li, M., S. Fiorenza, J. Chatham, S. Mahendra, P. J. Alvarez (2010). 1,4-Dioxane biodegradation at low temperatures in Arctic groundwater samples. Water Research 44 (9): 2894-2990.
23. Lee, C-W, S. Mahendra, K. Zodrow, D. Li, Y-C Tsai, J. Braam, and P. J. Alvarez (2010). Developmental Phytotoxicity of Nanoscale Metal Oxides to Arabidopsis thaliana. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry 29 (3): 669-675.
24. Xiu, Z-M, Z-H Jin, T-L Li, S. Mahendra, G. V. Lowry, and P. J. Alvarez (2010). Effect of Nanoscale Zero Valent Iron Particles on a Mixed Culture Dechlorinating Trichloroethylene. Bioresource Technology 101: 1141-1146.
25. Goyal, A., A. Kumar, P. K. Patra, S. Mahendra, S. Tabatabaei, P. J. Alvarez, G. John, and P. M. Ajayan (2009). In situ synthesis of metal nanoparticle embedded free standing PDMS films. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 30: 1116–1122.
26. Zodrow, K., L. Brunet, S. Mahendra, D. Li, A. Zhang, Q. Li, and P. J. Alvarez (2009). Polysulfone ultrafiltration membranes impregnated with silver nanoparticles show improved biofouling resistance and virus removal. Water Research 43: 715-723.
27. Mahendra, S., H. Zhu, V. L. Colvin, and P. J. Alvarez (2008). Quantum Dot Weathering Results in Microbial Toxicity. Environmental Science & Technology 42: 9424-9430.
28. Li, Q., S. Mahendra, D. Y. Lyon, L. Brunet, M. V. Liga, D. Li, and P. J. Alvarez (2008). Antimicrobial Nanomaterials for Water Disinfection and Microbial Control: Potential Applications and Implications. Water Research 42: 4591-4602.
29. Klaine, S. J., P. J. Alvarez, G. E. Batley, T. F. Fernandes, R. D. Handy, D. Y. Lyon, S. Mahendra, M. J. McLaughlin, and J. R. Lead (2008). Nanomaterials in the Environment: Behavior, Fate, Bioavailability, and Effects. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry 27 (9): 1825-1851.
30. Mahendra, S., C. J. Petzold, E. E. Baidoo, J. D. Keasling, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2007). Identification of the Intermediates and End-products of 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation by Monooxygenase-expressing Bacteria. Environmental Science & Technology 41 (21): 7330 -7336.
31. Mahendra, S. and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2006). Kinetics of 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation by Monooxygenase-expressing Bacteria. Environmental Science & Technology 40 (17): 5435 -5442.
32. Mahendra, S. and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2005). Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans sp. nov., a Novel Actinomycete that Grows on 1,4-Dioxane. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 55 (2): 593-598.
33. Chu, K. H., S. Mahendra, D. L. Song, M. E. Conrad, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2004). Stable Carbon Isotope Fractionation during Aerobic Biodegradation of Chlorinated Ethenes. Environmental Science & Technology 38 (11): 3126 -3130.
Book Chapters
1. Spitzmiller, M. R., S. Mahendra, and R. D. Damoiseaux (2014). Safety Issues Related to Nanomaterials. In Nanotechnology in Eco-Efficient Construction: Materials, Processes and Applications, F. Pacheco-Torgal, M. V. Diamanti, A. Nazari, and C. Goran-Granqvist, (Eds.). Woodhead Publishing Inc., Cambridge, UK.
2. Lee, J., S. Lee, E. Chung, V. C. Reyes, and S. Mahendra (2013). Nanomaterials in Civil Engineering. In Springer Handbook of Nanomaterials, R. Vajtai (Ed.). Springer Handbooks, Heidelberg, Germany.
3. Lee, J., S. Mahendra, and P. J. Alvarez (2009). Potential Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials Used in the Construction Industry. In Nanotechnology in Construction – 3, Z. Bittnar, J. Zeman, J. Nemecek, V. Smilauer, P.J.M. Bartos (Eds.). Springer Verlag, pp. 1-14.
4. Mahendra, S., Q. Li, D. Y. Lyon, L. Brunet, and P. J. Alvarez (2008). Nanotechnology Enabled Water Disinfection and Microbial Control: Merits and Limitations, In Nanotechnology Applications: Solutions for Improving Water Quality, N. Savage, M. Diallo, J. Duncan, A. Street, R. Sustich (Eds.). William Andrew Inc., Norwich, NY, pp. 157-166.
5. Datta, M. and S. Mahendra (1997). Waste Generation and Disposal on Land, In Waste Disposal in Engineered Landfills, M. Datta (Ed.). Narosa Publishing House, Delhi, India, pp. 1-13.
 Invited Talks
1. Mahendra, S. (2014). Characterization and Treatment of 1,4-Dioxane in Groundwater. 3rd GRACast Web Seminar in the Series on Compounds of Emerging Concern in Groundwater. Groundwater Resources Association of California, Sacramento, CA.
2. Mahendra, S. (2013). Bioremediation of Contaminated Soil and Groundwater. Education for Sustainable Living Program, UC Los Angeles, CA.
3. Mahendra, S. (2013). Biological Degradation of Emerging Contaminants in Ground Water. Environmental Health Sciences and Molecular Toxicology Program, UC Los Angeles, CA.
4. Mahendra, S. (2013). 1,4-Dioxane Degradation by Monooxygenase-expressing Bacteria. Microbial Insights, Inc. Webinar.
5. Mahendra, S. (2013). Interactions of Copper Nanoparticles with Algae and Bacteria: Experimental and Educational Approaches. Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) 2013 Conference, Golden, CO.
6. Mahendra, S. (2013). Biological Mitigation of Industrial Contamination in Groundwater Aquifers. UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Tech Forum, Los Angeles, CA.
7. Gedalanga, P. B., and S. Mahendra (2013). Molecular Biological Tools for Monitoring Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. Association of Environmental Health Sciences 23rd Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air, San Diego, CA.
8. Mahendra, S. (2013). Interactions of Copper Nanoparticles with Freshwater Algae. National Science Foundation Environmental Health and Safety of Nanotechnology. Webinar.
9. Mahendra, S. (2013). 1,4-Dioxane: Contaminant of Emerging Concern in Drinking Water, Trussell Technologies, Inc., Pasadena, CA.
10. Mahendra, S. (2013). Molecular Biological and Stable Isotopic Tools for Monitoring Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering Seminar, UC Riverside, CA.
11. Mahendra, S. and W. H. DiGuiseppi (2012). Managing Chemicals of Emerging Concern: The 1,4-Dioxane Example. CH2M-Hill, Inc. Webinar.
12. Mahendra, S. (2012). Stable Isotope-based Tools for Monitoring Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. DuPont Corporate Remediation Group, Newark, DE.
13. Mahendra, S. (2012). Molecular Tools for Monitoring Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center Seminar, Port Hueneme, CA.
14. Mahendra, S. (2012). Microbial Degradation of Emerging Contaminants: 1,4-Dioxane and Perfluorinated Chemicals. Tri-Service Environmental Risk Assessment Workgroup, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
15. Gedalanga, P. B., and S. Mahendra (2012). Molecular and Isotopic Tools for Validating Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. Association of Environmental Health Sciences 23rd Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air, San Diego, CA.
16. Mahendra, S. (2012). Bioremediation: Bacteria Clean the Environment by Eating Toxic Pollutants. UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Tech Forum, Los Angeles, CA.
17. Mahendra, S. (2012). Molecular Tools for Monitoring Biodegradation of Emerging Water Contaminants, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar, UC Irvine, CA.
18. Mahendra, S. (2012). Interactions of Copper Nanoparticles With Freshwater Algae. Groundwater Resources Association Symposium on Contaminants of Emerging Concern, Concord, CA.
19. Mahendra, S. (2012). Microbial Interactions with Emerging Organic Pollutants and Nanoparticles. Tata Energy Research Institute, New Delhi, India.
20. Mahendra, S. (2011). Molecular and Isotopic Tools for Validating Biodegradation of Emerging Water Contaminants. Environmental Science and Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.
21. Mahendra, S. (2011). Nanomaterials as Emerging Contaminants: Microbial Impacts. 43rd Western Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Pasadena, CA.
22. Mahendra, S. (2011). Molecular and Isotopic Tools for Validating Biodegradation of Emerging Contaminants. 43rd Western Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Pasadena, CA.
23. Mahendra, S. (2011). Keynote: Applications of Nanotechnology for Site Remediation: Benefits and Potential Risks. RemTec Summit, Chicago, IL.
24. Mahendra, S. (2011). Degradation of 1,4-Dioxane by Monooxygenase-expressing Bacteria. RemTec Summit, Chicago, IL.
25. Mahendra, S. (2011). Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. Air Force Restoration and Technology Transfer Workshop: Collaboration for Closure, San Antonio, TX.
26. Mahendra, S. (2010). Biodegradation of the Emerging Contaminant 1,4-Dioxane. Air Force Plant 44 Superfund Site Annual Technical Exchange Meeting, Tucson, AZ.
27. Mahendra, S. (2010). Environmental Impacts of Engineered Nanomaterials. AECOM, Inc. Webinar. .
28. Mahendra, S. (2010). Microbiology Implications and Applications in Water Treatment. US-Egypt Science and Engineering Forum on Water, Materials Science, and Nanotechnology, Los Angeles, CA.
29. Mahendra, S. (2010). In-situ Bioremediation of Groundwater Contaminants: 1,4-Dioxane. AECOM, Inc. Webinar.
30. Mahendra, S. (2010). Biotechnology Applications in Environmental Engineering. Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.
31. Mahendra, S. (2010). 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation in Arctic Groundwater Samples. The International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA.
32. Mahendra, S. (2010). Mahendra, S. (2010). Biodegradation of Emerging Contaminants: 1,4-Dioxane. Geosyntec Consultants Webinar.
33. Mahendra, S. (2010). Microbial Interactions With Emerging Chemical Contaminants and Nanoparticles. Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering M. Gordon Wolman Seminar, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
34. Mahendra, S. (2008). Nanomaterials as Emerging Contaminants: Ecological Impacts. 21st Annual Groundwater Resources Association Emerging Contaminants Symposium, San Jose, CA.
35. Mahendra, S. (2008). Interactions of Bacteria with Emerging Contaminants: 1,4-Dioxane and Nanoparticles. Faculty of Toxicology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
36. Mahendra, S. (2008). Microbial Interactions with Engineered Nanoparticles: Ecotoxicological Effects. Short Course on Nanotoxicology, The Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry South Central Chapter Meeting, Houston, TX.
37. Mahendra, S. (2008). Microbial Interactions with Emerging Contaminants: 1,4-Dioxane and Nanoparticles. Malcolm Pirnie, Inc., Houston, TX.
38. Mahendra, S. (2007). Microbial Degradation of 1,4-Dioxane by Monooxygenase-expressing Bacteria. Annual Interdepartmental Microbiology Symposium, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
39. Mahendra, S. (2007). Biodegradation of the Emerging Water Contaminant 1,4-Dioxane. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar Series, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
40. Mahendra, S. (2006). Bioremediation of the Emerging Water Contaminant 1,4-Dioxane. 18th Symposium of Groundwater Resources Association of California, Concord, CA.
41. Mahendra, S. (2006). Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane by Aerobic Bacteria. 16th Annual Association for
Environmental Health and Sciences Meeting & West Coast Conference on Soils, Sediments, and Water, San Diego, CA.
 Conference Papers, Presentations, and Posters
1. Pornwongthong, P., A. Mulchandani, T. Folker, T. Phan, P. B. Gedalanga, and S. Mahendra (2014). Mechanistic Toxicology of Copper in a 1,4-Dioxane Degrading Bacterium. American Chemical Society 248th National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA.
2. Tseng, N. and S. Mahendra (2014). 6:2 Fluorotelomer Alcohol (6:2 FTOH) Biodegradation by the White-rot Fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium. American Chemical Society 248th National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA.
3. Pornwongthong, P., M. Bill, M. E. Conrad, and S. Mahendra (2014). Characterization of 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation by Compound-Specific Isotope Analysis. American Chemical Society 248th National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA.
4. Tseng, N. and S. Mahendra (2014). Fungi-Mediated Degradation of 6:2 Fluorotelomer Alcohol Results in Lower Production of Perfluorocarboxylates. Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA.
5. Deeb, R. A., D. L. Sedlak, and S. Mahendra (2014). State-of-the-Practice on Addressing PFC (Perfluoroalkyl Compounds) Impacts. Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA.
6. Pornwongthong, P., A. Mulchandani, R. Mora, D. Chiang, B. Gu, and S. Mahendra (2014). Heavy Metals Influence Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA.
7. Gedalanga, P., P. Pornwongthong, B. Baldwin, D. Ogles, J.K. Anderson, A.A. Bodour, and S. Mahendra (2014). Field Application of Biomarker-Based Tools to Validate 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation. Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA.
8. Pornwongthong, P., A. Mulchandani, T. Phan, P. B. Gedalanga, and S. Mahendra (2014). Influence of Transition Metals and Organic Ligands on Monooxygenase-Expressing Bacteria. American Society for Microbiology 114th General Meeting, Boston, MA.
9. Pornwongthong, P., A. Mulchandani, P. B. Gedalanga, and S. Mahendra (2014). Get Back in the Game with Bioremediating Dioxane. American Water Works Association Spring Conference, Anaheim, CA.
10. Mahendra, S. and N. Tseng (2014). Fungal Degradation of Fluorotelomer Alcohols Results in Lower Production of Perfluorocarboxylic Acids. Groundwater Resources Association Emerging Contaminants Symposium, Concord, CA.
11. Pornwongthong, P., M. Bill, M. E. Conrad, and S. Mahendra (2014). Stable Isotope Fractionation during Aerobic Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. Groundwater Resources Association Emerging Contaminants Symposium, Concord, CA.
12. Reyes, V. C., S. O. Opot, and S. Mahendra (2013). Interactions of Copper Nanoparticles with Nitrifying and Nitrogen-fixing Bacteria. Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization 2nd Annual Conference, Santa Barbara, CA.
13. Chiang, D. S-Y., R. Mora, M. Zenker, S. Mahendra, and P. Dombrowski (2013). Remediation for 1,4-Dioxane: Updates, Possibilities, and Challenges. Association of Environmental Health Sciences 29th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy, Amherst, MA.
14. Gedalanga, P. B., P. Pornwongthong, S-Y. D. Chiang, R. Mora, B. Baldwin, D. Ogles, J. K. Anderson, A. A. Bodour, and S. Mahendra (2013). Genetic Tools for Monitoring 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation in Environmental Samples. Second International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies, Jacksonville, FL.
15. S. Mahendra, N. Tseng, R. A. Deeb, E. L. Hawley, E. Gaiser, J. Quinnan, A. A. Bodour, J. K. Anderson, H. R. Anderson, S. L. Brock, G. C. Long, and R. C. Porter (2013). Fungal Degradation of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA). Second International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies, Jacksonville, FL.
16. Adamson, D. T., T. McGuire, C. J. Newell, M. S. Wong, S. Mahendra, and D. Bryant (2013). In situ Treatment and Management Strategies for 1,4-Dioxane-Contaminated Groundwater. Second International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies, Jacksonville, FL.
17. Wang, J. Y. Mo, S. Mahendra, and E. M. V. Hoek (2013). Effects of Feed Water Inorganic Chemistry On Polyamide NF/RO Membrane Structure, Interfacial Properties, and Removal of Trace Organics. North American Membrane Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Boise, ID.
18. Pornwongthong, P., M. Bill, M. E. Conrad, and Shaily Mahendra (2013). Two-dimensional Compound Specific Isotope Analysis for Validating 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation. American Society for Microbiology 113th General Meeting, Denver, CO.
19. Reyes, V. C., M. Li, E. M. V. Hoek, S. Mahendra, and R. D. Damoiseaux (2013). Time-Dependent Nanotoxicity Mechanisms in Escherichia coli Revealed by a Genome-Wide Investigation. American Chemical Society 245th National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA.
20. Tseng, N. and S. Mahendra (2013). Fungal Transformation of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Compounds (PFASs). RemTec Summit, Westminster, CO.
21. Reyes, V. C., A. West, R. D. Damoiseaux, and S. Mahendra (2012). Copper and Zinc Nanoparticle Interactions with Nitrogen Cycling Bacteria. National Science Foundation Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantees Conference, Arlington, VA.
22. Gedalanga, P. B., P. Pornwongthong, and S. Mahendra (2012). Development and Application of Functional Biomarkers to Indicate Potential Biodegradation of 1,4‐Dioxane. American Society for Microbiology 112th General Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
23. Pornwongthong, P., P. B. Gedalanga, G. Paradis, R. Mora, D. Chiang, W. H. DiGuiseppi, and S. Mahendra (2012). Stable Carbon Isotope Fractionation during Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane by Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans CB1190. Eighth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA.
24. Deeb, R. A., E. L. Hawley, E. Gaiser, J. Quinnan, T. Pancras, A. A. Bodour, J. K. Anderson, S. Brock, C. Long, R. Porter, N. Tseng, and S. Mahendra (2012). PFOS and Other Perfluorinated Compounds in the Environment. Eighth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA.
25. Mora, R., D. Chiang, W. H. DiGuiseppi, G. Warner, P. Pornwongthong, P. B. Gedalanga, and S. Mahendra (2012). Comparison of Site-Specific Biodegradation Rates for MNA and Active Bioremediation of 1,4-Dioxane and TCE. Eighth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA.
26. Tseng, N. and S. Mahendra (2012). Biodegradation of Perfluorinated Compounds, American Chemical Society 243rd National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA.
27. Spitzmiller, M. R., V.C. Reyes, A. Hong-Hermesdorf, R. Damoiseaux, S. S. Merchant, and S. Mahendra (2012). Effects of Copper Nanoparticles on Freshwater Algae. American Chemical Society 243rd National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA.
28. Gedalanga, P. B. and S. Mahendra (2012). Nanomaterials as Emerging Groundwater Contaminants. Association of Environmental Health Sciences 23rd Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air, San Diego, CA.
29. Pornwongthong, P. and S. Mahendra (2012). Compound Specific Isotope Analysis: A Diagnostic Tool for Environmental Bioremediation. UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Tech Forum, Los Angeles, CA.
30. Tseng, N. and S. Mahendra (2012). Biotransformation of Toxic Perfluorinated Compounds. UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Tech Forum, Los Angeles, CA.
31. Mora, R., P. Pornwongthong, P. B. Gedalanga, D. Chiang, W. H. DiGuiseppi, and S. Mahendra (2012). Comparison of Site-Specific Biodegradation Rates for MNA and Active Bioremediation of 1,4-Dioxane. Groundwater Resources Association Symposium on Contaminants of Emerging Concern, Concord, CA.
32. Gedalanga, P. B., P. Pornwongthong, R. Mora, D. Chiang, W. H. DiGuiseppi, and S. Mahendra (2012). Genomic Analysis of Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans CB1190 for 1,4-Dioxane Degradation Biomarkers. Groundwater Resources Association Symposium on Contaminants of Emerging Concern, Concord, CA.
33. Pornwongthong, P., P. B. Gedalanga, G. Paradis, and S. Mahendra (2012). Stable Carbon Isotope Enrichment of 1,4-Dioxane During Aerobic Biodegradation. Groundwater Resources Association Symposium on Contaminants of Emerging Concern Concord, CA.
34. Tseng, N. and S. Mahendra (2012). Biotransformation of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) by Environmental Microorganisms. Groundwater Resources Association Symposium on Contaminants of Emerging Concern, Concord, CA.
35. Pornwongthong, P., G. Paradis, D. Chiang, R. Mora, W. H. DiGuiseppi and S. Mahendra (2011). Stable Isotope Fractionation During Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. Strategic Environmental Research & Development Program Annual Symposium, Washington, DC.
36. Pornwongthong, P., P. Gedalanga, G. Paradis, and S. Mahendra (2011). Stable Carbon Isotope Enrichment during 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation. Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
37. Pornwongthong, P. and S. Mahendra (2011). Stable Carbon Isotope Enrichment during 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation. The International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Reno, NV.
38. A. Grostern, C. M. Sales, W-Q. Zhuang, O. Erbilgin, R.E. Parales, S. Mahendra, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2011). Towards a Genetic and Biochemical Understanding of Bacterial 1,4-Dioxane Metabolism. American Society for Microbiology 111st General Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
39. Pornwongthong, P. and S. Mahendra (2011). Molecular Biological and Stable Isotopic Tools for Monitoring Bioremediation of 1,4-Dioxane. Groundwater Resources Association Symposium on Environmental Forensics in an Era of Emerging Diagnostic Methods, Irvine, CA.
40. Spitzmiller, M. R., V. C. Reyes, M. Li, M. Castruita, R. Damoiseaux, S. Merchant, and S. Mahendra (2011). Development of a High-throughput Dual Fluorescence Viability Assay for Algae. American Chemical Society 241st National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim, CA.
41. Tseng, N. and S. Mahendra (2011). Biodegradation of Perfluoroalkyl Compounds. UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Tech Forum, Los Angeles, CA.
42. Grostern, A., C. M. Sales, W. Zhuang, O. Ergiblin, X. Feng, Y. Tang, S. Mahendra, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2010). A Genome-enabled Investigation of 1,4-Dioxane Metabolism by Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans strain CB1190. Strategic Environmental Research & Development Program Annual Symposium, Washington, DC.
43. Mahendra, S., Y. Yang, H. Zhu, V. L. Colvin, and P. J. Alvarez (2010). Impacts of Quantum Dots on Gene Expression in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Interagency Environmental Nanotechnology Grantees Workshop, Portland, OR.
44. Reyes, V. C., C. Marambio-Jones, M. Li, E. M. V. Hoek, and S. Mahendra (2010). Water Chemistry Impacts Nanoparticle Stability and Bioavailability for Freshwater Algae and Bacteria. American Chemical Society 240th National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA.
45. Grostern, A., C. M. Sales, S. Mahendra, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2010). Genome Assembly of 1,4-Dioxane-degrading bacterium Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans CB1190. 13th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Seattle, WA.
46. Sales, C. M., A. Grostern, S. Mahendra, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2010). Identification of monooxygenases involved in 1,4-dioxane biodegradation by Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans CB1190. American Society for Microbiology 110th General Meeting, San Diego, CA.
47. Mahendra, S. (2010). Nanomaterials as Emerging Contaminants: Microbial Impacts. ICEIN 2010: International Conference on the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology, Los Angeles, CA.
48. Reyes, V. C., C. Marambio-Jones, M. Li, R. Damoiseaux, E. M. V. Hoek, and S. Mahendra (2010). Metallic Nanoparticle Stability controls the Bioavailability towards Bacteria and Algae. ICEIN 2010: International Conference on the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology, Los Angeles, CA.
49. Reyes, V. C. and S. Mahendra (2010). Nanoparticle Interactions with Microorganisms. UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Tech Forum, Los Angeles, CA.
50. Sales, C. M., S. Mahendra, A. Grostern, R. E. Parales, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2009). Genomic and Metabolic Flux Analyses of Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans CB1190. Strategic Environmental Research & Development Program Annual Symposium, Washington, DC.
51. Li, M., S. Fiorenza, J. Chatham, S. Mahendra, and P. J. Alvarez (2009). Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane in Arctic Groundwater. 80th Petroleum Environmental Research Forum Meeting, Houston, TX.
52. Mahendra, S., H. Zhu, Y. B. Meyer, V. L. Colvin, and P. J. Alvarez (2009). Weathered CdSe Quantum Dots Display Antibacterial Activity. Interagency Environmental Nanotechnology Grantees Workshop, Las Vegas, NV.
53. Mahendra, S. and P. J. Alvarez (2009). Microbial-Quantum Dot Interactions: Ecotoxicological Implications. Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) 2009 Conference, Iowa City, IA.
54. Lee, J., S. Mahendra, and P. J. Alvarez (2009). Environmental and Health Impacts of Nanomaterials in the Construction Industry, 3rd International Symposium on Nanotechnology in Construction (NICOM3), Prague, Czech Republic.
55. Mahendra, S., C. M. Sales, R. E. Parales, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2009). Whole Genome Sequencing of 1,4-Dioxane-utilizing Bacterium Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans CB1190. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute 4th User Meeting, Walnut Creek, CA.
56. Mahendra, S., Christopher M. Sales, and Lisa Alvarez-Cohen (2008). Genome Sequencing of 1,4-Dioxane-utilizing Bacterium Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans CB1190. Strategic Environmental Research & Development Program Annual Symposium, Washington, DC.
57. Mahendra, S. and P. J. Alvarez (2008). Microbial Impacts of Engineered Nanoparticles. Interagency Environmental Nanotechnology Grantees Workshop, Tampa, FL.
58. Goyal, A., A. Kumar, S. Mahendra, P. J. Alvarez, and P. M. Ajayan (2008). One-pot Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Embedded in Siloxane Rubber Matrix, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
59. Walker, L., S. Mahendra, and P. J. Alvarez (2008). Impact of Quantum Dots on Bacteria and Fungi. Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program National Research Conference, Altanta, GA.
60. Alvarez, P. J., D. Y. Lyon, D. Li, and S. Mahendra (2008). Microbial Interactions with Fullerenes and Other Engineered Nanoparticles: Ecotoxicological Implications, The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 5th World Congress, Sydney, Australia.
61. Mahendra, S. and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2008). Complete Pathway of Monooxygenase-catalyzed 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation. Joint Genome Institute Microbial Genomics & Metagenomics Workshop, Walnut Creek, CA.
62. Mahendra, S., H. Zhu, V. L. Colvin, and P. J. Alvarez (2008). Effects of Intact and Degraded Quantum Dots on Bacterial Growth, American Chemical Society 235th National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA.
63. Mahendra, S., and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2007). Effect of Chlorinated Solvents on 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation. Strategic Environmental Research & Development Program Annual Symposium, Washington, DC.
64. Mahendra, S., C. J. Petzold, E. E. Baidoo, J. D. Keasling, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2006). Identification of the Intermediates of 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation by Monooxygenases. Strategic Environmental Research & Development Program Annual Symposium, Washington, DC.
65. Mahendra, S., C. J. Petzold, E. E. Baidoo, J. D. Keasling, and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2006). Identification of the Intermediates of in-vivo 1,4-Dioxane Oxidation by Monooxygenase Enzymes. American Society for Microbiology 106th General Meeting, Orlando, FL.
66. Alvarez-Cohen L., S. Mahendra, and J. O. Sharp (2005). Oxygenase-catalyzed Biodegradation of Emerging Water Contaminants: 1,4-Dioxane and N-Nitrosodimethylamine. Strategic Environmental Research & Development Program Annual Symposium, Washington, DC.
67. Mahendra, S. and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2005). Rates of 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation by Monooxygenase-Expressing Organisms. American Society for Microbiology 105th General Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
68. Mahendra, S. (2004). On Dioxane and Dioxanivorans. Environmental Engineering Graduate Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
69. Mahendra, S. and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2003). Aerobic Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. American Society for Microbiology 103rd General Meeting, Washington, DC.
70. Mahendra, S. and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2003). Cometabolic Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane. University of California Toxic Substances Research and Teaching Program Annual Symposium, Oakland, CA.
71. Mahendra, S., M. E. Conrad and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2002). Stable Isotope Fractionation as a Tool for Monitoring Natural and Engineered Bioremediation. Berkeley in Silicon Valley Symposium, Santa Clara, CA.
72. Mahendra, S., K. H. Chu, D. L. Song, M. E. Conrad and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2002). Stable Carbon Isotopic Fractionation of Vinyl Chloride during Aerobic Biodegradation. Conference on Bioremediation and Biodegradation: Current Advances in Reducing Toxicity, Exposure and Environmental Consequences, Pacific Grove, CA.
73. Costello, A. M. and S. Mahendra (2002). The Effects of Trace Metals on the Growth of Methane Oxidizing Bacteria and Bioremediation of Trichloroethylene. American Society for Microbiology 102nd General Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.
74. Mahendra, S., K-H Chu, W-H Lee, M. E. Conrad and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2002). Stable Carbon Isotopic Fractionation of Vinyl Chloride, cis-Dichloroethene, and Trichloroethylene during Aerobic
Biodegradation. University of California Toxic Substances Research and Teaching Program Annual Symposium, Long Beach, CA.
75. Mahendra, S. (2000). Effects of Contaminating Metals on the Growth of Methane Oxidizing Bacteria. Center for Environmental Systems Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.
76. Mahendra, S. (1997). Solid Waste Management at IIT Delhi – a Techno-economic Study. Short Course on Solid Waste Processing and Disposal, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.