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Vidic, Radisav D
Engr-Dept Chairperson's Office, Civil & Environmental Engr
Vidic, Radisav D
P.E., William Kepler Whiteford Professor and Department Chair
Faculty
Professor
Office: Benedum 742F
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PhD in Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1992

MS in Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, 1989

BS in Civil Engineering, University of Belgrade, 1987

(2012) William Kepler Whiteford Professor, University of Pittsburgh.

(2009) ACS Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry, awarded to my graduate student Heng Li.

(2008) Professor of the Year, American Society of Civil Engineers, Pittsburgh Section.

(2008) William Kepler Whiteford Professor, University of Pittsburgh.

(2003) Fulbright Scholarship, University of Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.

(2001) ASHRAE Poster Presentation Award, Annual ASHRAE Meeting, Atlanta, GA, January 3-6, 2001.

(2000) Professional Research Award from the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association.

(2000) Third Place Award in AWWA Poster Session, American Water Works Association 2000 Annual Conference, June 11-15, Denver, CO, 2000..

(1998) William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh.

(1996) William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh.

(1994) William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh.

(1993) Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award (National Award co-sponsored by CH2M-Hill and the Association of Environmental Engineering Professors)..

(1991) Water Pollution Control Federation Award for Best Student Research Paper in the Ph.D. Category..

Barbot, E., and Vidic, R., 2012, "Characterization of crystals obtained by sulfate addition to flowback water from natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale," Journal of Crystal Growth, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Barbot, E., Gregory, K., and Vidic, R.D., 2012, "Hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus Shale: Flowback water characterization in Pennsylvania," Environmental Science & Technology, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Choudhury, M.R., Hsieh, M.K., Vidic, R.D., and Dzombak, D.A., 2012, "Corrosion Management in Power Plant Cooling Water Systems Using Tertiary Treated Municipal Wastewater as Makeup Water," To appear in Corrosion Science.

MuraliMohan, A., Hartsock, A., Hammack, R.C., Vidic, R.D., and Gregory, K.B., 2012, "Microbial Communities in Flowback Water Impoundments from Hydraulic Fracturing Operations in the Marcellus Shale Formation," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Theregowda, R., Hsieh, M., Walker, M.E., Landis, A.E., Abbasian, J., Vidic, R.D., and Dzombak, D.A., 2012, "Life Cycle Costs to Treat Secondary Municipal Wastewater for Reuse in Cooling Systems," Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Chien, S., Chowdhury, I., Hsieh, M.K., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2012, "Control of Biological Growth in Recirculating Cooling Systems Using Treated Secondary Effluent as Makeup Water with Monochloramine," Water Research, no.19, pp. 6508-6518.

Chien, S.H., Hsieh, M.K., Li, H., Monnell, J., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2012, "Pilot-scale cooling tower to evaluate corrosion, scaling, and biofouling control strategy for cooling system makeup water," Review of Scientific Instruments, no.2, p. 024101.

Choudhury, M.R., Hsieh, M., Vidic, R.D., and Dzombak, D.A., 2012, "Development of an Instantaneous Corrosion Rate Monitoring System for Metal and Metal Alloys in Recirculating Cooling Systems," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, no.11, pp. 4230-4239.

Dzombak, D.A., Vidic, R., and Landis, A.E., 2012, "Use of Treated Municipal Wastewater as Power Plant Cooling System Makeup Water: Tertiary Treatment versus Expanded Chemical Regimen for Recirculating Water Quality Management."

Hsieh, M.K., Walker, M.E., Safari, I., Chien, S.H., Abbasian, J., Vidic, R.D., and Dzombak, D.A., 2012, "Ammonia stripping in open-recirculating cooling water systems," Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy.

Li, H., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2012, "Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) Based Characterization of Mineral Deposition from Precipitation Reactions," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, no.51, pp. 2821-2829.

Liu, W., Chien, S., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2012, "Mineral scaling mitigation in cooling systems using tertiary-treated municipal wastewater," Water Research, no.14, pp. 4488-4498.

Vidic, R.D., and Zuback, J., 2011, "Assessment of Emerging Solutions."

Duda, S., Stout, J.E., and Vidic, R.D., 2011, "Biological control in cooling towers using nonchemical treatment devices," HVAC&R Research, no.5, pp. 872-890.

Gregory, K.B., Vidic, R.D., and Dzombak, D.A., 2011, "Water management challenges associated with the production of shale gas by hydraulic fracturing," Elements, no.7, pp. 181-186.

Hsieh, M., Chien, S., Li, H., Monnell, J.D., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2011, "Corrosion control when using passively treated abandoned mine drainage as alternative makeup water for cooling systems," Water Environment Research, no.9, pp. 807-814.

Li, H., Chien, S., Hsieh, M., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2011, "Escalating water demand for energy production and the potential for use of treated municipal wastewater," Environmental Science & Technology, no.45, pp. 4195-4200.

Li, H., Hsieh, M.K., Chien, S.H., Monnell, J.D., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2011, "Control of Mineral Scale Deposition in Cooling Systems Using Secondary-Treated Municipal Wastewater," Water Research, no.2, pp. 748-760.

Vidic, R.D., Stout, J.E., and Duda, S.M., 2010, "Biological Control in Cooling Water Systems Using Non-Chemical Treatment Devices."

Hsieh, M., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2010, "Bridging Gravimetric and Electrochemical Approaches to Determine Corrosion Rate of Metals and Metal Alloys in Cooling Systems: Bench Scale Evaluation Method," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, no.19, pp. 9117-9123.

Hsieh, M., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2010, "Effect of Tolyltriazole on the Corrosion Protection of Copper against Ammonia and Disinfectants in Cooling Systems," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, no.16, pp. 7313-7322.

Hsieh, M., Li, H., Chien, S., Monnell, J.D., Chowdhury, I., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2010, "Corrosion control when using secondary treated municipal wastewater as alternative makeup water for cooling tower systems," Water Environment Research, no.12, pp. 2346-2356.

Kazachkin, D., Nishimura, Y., Irle, S., Feng, X., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2010, "Temperature and pressure dependence of solvent molecule adsorption on single wall carbon nanotubes and the existence of a 'pressure gap'," Carbon, no.7, pp. 1867-1875.

Sanchez, D.P., Huynh, P., Kozlov, M.E., Baughman, R.H., Vidic, R.D., and Yun, M., 2010, "Carbon Nanotube/Platinum (Pt) Sheet as an Improved Cathode for Microbial Fuel Cells," Energy & Fuels, no.24, pp. 5897-5902.

Vidic, R.D., and Dzombak, D.A., 2009, "Reuse of Treated Internal or External Wastewaters in the Cooling Systems of Coal-Based Thermoelectric Power Plants."

Bhardwaj, R., Chen, X., and Vidic, R.D., 2009, "Impact of Fly Ash Composition on Mercury Speciation in Simulated Flue Gas," J. Air and Waste Management Association, no.59, pp. 1331-1338.

Kazachkin, D., Nishimura, Y., Irle, S., Morokuma, K., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2008, "Interaction of Acetone with Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes at Cryogenic Temperatures: A Combined Temperature Programmed Desorption and Theoretical Study," Langmuir, no.15, pp. 7848-7856.

Li, H., Monnell, J.D., Alvin, M., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Factors Affecting Activated Carbon-Based Catalysts for Selective Hydrogen Sulfide Oxidation," Main Group Chemistry, no.3, pp. 239-250.

Zhang, Z., Stout, J.E., Yu, V.L., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Effect of Pipe Corrosion Scales on Chlorine Dioxide Consumption in Drinking Water Distribution Systems," Water Research, no.1, pp. 129-136.

Zhang, Z., McCann, C., Stout, J.E., Piesczynski, S., Hawks, R., Vidic, R., and Yu, V.L., 2007, "Safety and Efficacy of Chlorine Dioxide for Legionella Control in a Hospital Water System," Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, no.8, pp. 1009-1012.

Feng, W., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2006, "Sulfurization of Carbon Surface for Vapor Phase Mercury Removal - I: Effect of Temperature and Sulfurization Protocol," Carbon, no.44, pp. 2990-2997.

Feng, W., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2006, "Sulfurization of Carbon Surface for Vapor Phase Mercury Removal - II: Sulfur Forms and Mercury Uptake," Carbon, no.44, pp. 2998-3004.

Feng, W., Kwon, S., Feng, X., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2006, "Sulfur Impregnation of Activated Carbon Fibers through H2S Oxidation for Vapor-Phase Mercury Removal," J. Environmental Engineering, no.3, pp. 292-300.

Feng, X., Dementev, N., Feng, W., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2006, "Detection of Low Concentration Oxygen Containing Functional Groups on Activated Carbon Fiber Surfaces through Fluorescent Labeling," Carbon, no.44, pp. 1203-1209.

Flora, J.V., Hargis, R.A., O'Down, W.J., Karash, A., and Vidic, R.D., 2006, "The Role of Pressure Drop and Flow Redistribution on Modeling Mercury Control Using Sorbent Injection in Baghouse Filters," J. Air and Waste Management Association, no.56, pp. 343-349.

Lin, Y.E., and Vidic, R.D., 2006, "Possible phosphate interference with copper-silver ionization for Legionella control," J. Hospital Infection, no.1, p. 119.

Liu, Z., Lin, Y.E., Stout, J.E., Vidic, R.D., and Yu, V.L., 2006, "Effect of Flow Regimes on the Presence of Legionella within the Biofilm of a Model Plumbing System," J. Applied Microbiology, no.101, pp. 437-442.

Modise, C.M., Bendick, J.A., Miller, C.J., Neufeld, R.D., and Vidic, R.D., 2006, "Use of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Microfiltration Membranes to Remove Microorganisms and Organic Pollutants from Primary Effluents," Water Environment Research, no.6, pp. 557-564.

Vidic, R., 2005, "Water Chemistry," University of Belgrade Publishing.

Bendick, J.A., Miller, C.J., Kindle, B.J., Shan, H., and Vidic, R.D., 2005, "Pilot Scale Demonstration of Cross-Flow Ceramic Membrane Microfiltration for Treatment of Combined and Sanitary Sewer Overflows," J. Environmental Engineering, ASCE, no.11, pp. 1532-1539.

Feng, W., Kwon, S., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2005, "Adsorption of Hydrogen Sulfide onto Activated Carbon Fibers: Effect of Pore Structure and Surface Chemistry," Environmental Science and Technology, no.24, pp. 9744-9749.

Feng, X., Irle, S., Witek, H., Morokuma, K., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2005, "Sensitivity of Ammonia Interaction with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Bundles to the Presence of Defect Sites and Functionalities," J. American Chemical Society, no.127, pp. 10533-10538.

Modise, C.M., Chan, H.F., Neufeld, R.D., and Vidic, R.D., 2005, "Evaluation of Permeate Flux Rate and Membrane Fouling in Dead-End Microfiltration of Primary Sewage Effluent," Environmental Engineering Science, no.4, pp. 427-439.

Williams, J.E., Goel, R., Flora, J.V., and Vidic, R.D., 2005, "Investigating Role of Growing Adsorbent Bed in a Dead-End PAC/UF Process," J. Environmental Engineering, ASCE, no.11, pp. 1583-1588.

Bendick, J.A., Modise, C.M., Miller, C.J., Neufeld, R.N., and Vidic, R.D., 2004, "Application of Cross-Flow Microfiltration for the Treatment of Combined Sewer Overflow Wastewater," J. Environmental Engineering, ASCE, no.12, pp. 1442-1449.

Feng, X., Matranga, C., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2004, "A Vibrational Spectroscopic Study of the Fate of Oxygen-Containing Functional Groups and Trapped CO2 in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes During Thermal Treatment," J. Physical Chemistry B, no.52, pp. 19949-19954.

Lauzon, C., Fontan, J., Vidic, R.D., Tosovic, S., Adjanski-Spasic, L., and Pantelic, Z., 2004, "Feasibility Study for Hazardous and Medical Waste Management."

Lauzon, C., Fontan, J., Vidic, R.D., Tosovic, S., Adjanski-Spasic, L., and Pantelic, Z., 2004, "Master Plan for Hazardous and Medical Waste Management."

Bendick, J.A., Miller, C.J., Vidic, R.D., and Neufold, R.D., 2003, "Membrane Technology: An Alternative Wet Weather Solution," PWEA Keystone Water Quality Manager.

Flora, J.V., Hargis, R.A., O'Dowd, W.J., Pennline, H.W., and Vidic, R.D., 2003, "Modeling Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control in Baghouse Filters: II-Pilot Scale Studies and Model Evaluation," J. Air and Waste Management Association, no.53, pp. 489-496.

Flora, J.V., Hargis, R.A., O'Dowd, W.J., Pennline, H.W., and Vidic, R.D., 2003, "Modeling Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control in Baghouse Filters: I-Model Development and Sensitivity Analysis," J. Air and Waste Management Association, no.53, pp. 489-496.

Kwon, S.J., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E.U., 2003, "The Effect of Surface Chemical Functional Groups on the Adsorption/Desorption of a Polar Molecule, Acetone, from a Model Carbonaceous Surface, Graphite," Surface Science, no.522, pp. 17-26.

Vidic, R.D., and Flora, J.V., 2002, "Modeling of Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control."

Kwon, S.J., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E.U., 2002, "Enhancement of Adsorption on Graphite (HOPG) by Modification of Surface Chemical Functionality and Morphology," Carbon, no.40, pp. 2351-2358.

Kwon, S.J., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2002, "Impact of Surface Heterogeneity on Mercury Uptake by Carbonaceous Sorbents under UHV and Atmospheric Pressure," Environmental Science & Technology, no.36, pp. 4162-4169.

Kwon, S.J., Russell, J., Zhao, X., Vidic, R.D., Johnson, J.K., and Borguet, E., 2002, "Combined Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Polar Organic Adsorption/Desorption from Model Carbonaceous Surfaces: Acetone on Graphite," Langmuir, no.18, pp. 2595-2600.

Lin, Y.E., Vidic, R.D., Stout, J.E., and Yu, V.L., 2002, "Negative Effect of High pH on Biocidal Efficacy of Copper and Silver Ions in Eradicating Legionella pneumophila," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, no.6, pp. 2711-2715.

Xiongce, Z., Kwon, S.J., Vidic, R.D., Borguet, E., and Johnson, J.K., 2002, "Layering and Orientation Ordering of Propane on Graphite: An Experimental and Simulation Study," J. Chemical Physics, no.16, pp. 7719-7731.

Vidic, R., 2001, "Adsorption of Elemental Mercury by Virgin and Impregnated Activated Carbon," in Environmental Separation of Heavy Metals: Engineering Processes, A.K. SenGupta, ed., Technomic Publishing, pp. 15-45, PA.

Vidic, R., 2001.

Gao, Y., Zhou, P., Lin, Y.E., Vidic, R.D., and Stout, J.E., 2001, "Efficacy of DBNPA Against Legionella pneumophila: Experimental Results in a Model Water System," ASHRAE Transactions, no.1, pp. 184-190.

Vidic, R., and Pohland, F.G., 2000, "In Situ Groundwater Remediation Using Treatment Walls," in Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management 8, F.G. Pohland, and D.W. Tedder, eds., Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, pp. 119-139, New York, NY.

Vidic, R.D., and Siler, D.P., 2000, "Vapor-phase Elemental Mercury Adsorption by Activated Carbon Impregnated with Chloride and Chelating Agents," Carbon, no.1, pp. 3-14.

Kwon, S.J., and Vidic, R.D., 2000, "Evaluation of Two Sulfur Impregnation Methods on Activated Carbon and Bentonite for the Production of Elemental Mercury Sorbents," Environmental Engineering Science, no.6, pp. 303-313.

Lin, Y.E., Yu, V.L., Vidic, R.D., and States, S.J., 2000, "Discussion of Monochloramine and Legionnaires Disease," J. American Water Works Association, no.10, pp. 88-90.

Liu, W., Vidic, R.D., and Brown, T.D., 2000, "Impact of Flue Gas Conditions on Mercury Uptake by Sulfur-Impregnated Activated Carbons," Environmental Science & Technology, no.1, pp. 154-159.

Liu, W., Vidic, R.D., and Brown, T.D., 2000, "Optimization of High Temperature Sulfur Impregnation on Activated Carbon for Permanent Sequestration of Elemental Mercury Vapors," Environmental Science & Technology, no.3, pp. 484-488.

Vidic, R., and Liu, W., 1999, "Development of Novel Activated Carbon-Based Adsorbents for the Control of Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants."

Vidic, R.D., Chang, M.T., and Thurnau, R.C., 1998, "Kinetics of Vapor-Phase Mercury Uptake by Virgin and Sulfur Impregnated Activated Carbons," J. Air and Waste Management Association, no.48, pp. 247-255.

Flora, J.V., Vidic, R.D., Liu, W., and Thurnau, R.C., 1998, "Modeling Powdered Activated Carbon Injection for the Uptake of Elemental Mercury Vapors," J. Air and Waste Management Association, no.48, pp. 1051-1059.

Lin, Y.E., Vidic, R.D., Stout, J.E., and Yu, V.L., 1998, "Legionella in Water Distribution Systems: Approaches to Disinfection," J. American Water Works Association, no.9, pp. 112-121.

Lin, Y.E., Vidic, R.D., Stout, J.E., McCartney, C.A., and Yu, V.L., 1998, "Inactivation of Mycobacterium Avium by Copper Silver Ions," Water Research, no.7, pp. 1997-2000.

Lin, Y.E., Stout, J.E., Yu, V.L., and Vidic, R.D., 1998, "Disinfection of Water Distribution Systems for Legionella," Seminars in Respiratory Infections, no.2, pp. 147-159.

Liu, W., Vidic, R.D., and Brown, T.D., 1998, "Optimization of Sulfur Impregnation Protocol for Fixed-Bed Application of Activated Carbon-Based Sorbents for Gas-Phase Mercury Removal," Environmental Science & Technology, no.4, pp. 531-538.

Uranowski, L.J., Tessmer, C.H., and Vidic, R.D., 1998, "The Effect of Surface Metal Oxides on Activated Carbon Adsorption of Phenolics," Water Research, no.6, pp. 1841-1851.

Vidic, R.D., Tessmer, C.H., and Uranowski, L.J., 1997, "Impact of Surface Properties of Activated Carbons on Oxidative Coupling of Phenolic Compounds," Carbon, no.9, pp. 1349-1359.

Korpiel, J.A., and Vidic, R.D., 1997, "Effect of Sulfur Impregnation Method on Activated Carbon Uptake of Gas-Phase Mercury," Environmental Science & Technology, no.8, pp. 2319-2326.

Stout, J.E., Lin, Y.S., and Vidic, R.D., 1997, "Waterborne Diseases: New and Emerging Pathogens," Water Conditioning & Purification, pp. 74-76.

Tessmer, C.H., Vidic, R.D., and Uranowski, L.J., 1997, "Impact of Oxygen-Containing Surface Functional Groups on Activated Carbon Adsorption of Phenols," Environmental Science & Technology, no.7, pp. 1872-1879.

Vidic, R., 1996, "Activated Carbon Adsorption for the Removal of Mercury from Flue Gas Emissions."

Vidic, R., 1996, "Control of Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water: Case Studies of Alternative Disinfection Technologies," in WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS - New Technologies (NATO ASI Series, Partnership Sub-Series 2. Environment), F. Calomino, C. Maksimovic, and J. Snoxell, eds., Springer-Verlag, pp. 275-292, Heidelberg, Germany.

Vidic, R., 1996, "Control of Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water: Regulations and Costs," in WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS - New Technologies (NATO ASI Series, Partnership Sub-Series 2. Environment), F. Calomino, C. Maksimovic, and J. Snoxell, eds., Springer-Verlag, pp. 259-273, Heidelberg, Germany.

Vidic, R., and Chang, M.T., 1996, "Kinetics of Vapor-Phase Mercury Uptake by Virgin and Sulfur Impregnated Activated Carbons."

Vidic, R., and Pohland, F.G., 1996, "Treatment Walls."

Vidic, R.D., and Bourdeau, J.A., 1996, "Effect of Surface Metals on the Catalytic Properties of Activated Carbon for Oxidative Coupling of Phenolic Compounds."

Vidic, R.D., and McLaughlin, J.B., 1996, "Uptake of Elemental Mercury Vapors by Activated Carbons," J. Air & Waste Management Association, no.241-250.

Bausmith, D., Campbel, D., and Vidic, R.D., 1996, "In Situ Air Stripping," Water Environment Technology, no.2, pp. 45-51.

Lin, Y.E., Vidic, R.D., Stout, J.E., and Tu, V.L., 1996, "Individual and Combined Effects of Copper and Silver Ions on Inactivation of Legionella pneumophila," Water Research, no.8, pp. 1905-1913.

Petrosky, C.J., and Vidic, R.D., 1996, "Use of Centrifuge for Pretreatment of Combined Wastewaters from Plasticizer Manufacturing Facility," Water Environment Research, no.5, pp. 893-899.

Petrosky, C.J., and Vidic, R.D., 1995, "Pretreatment of Industrial Wastewater Containing Phthalate Esters by Centrifugation," Keystone Water Quality Manager, no.6, pp. 43-47.

Pohland, F.G., and Vidic, R., 1995, "Innovative Technologies for Site Remediation and Hazardous Waste Management," in Proceedings of the 1995 ASCE-CSCE Environmental Engineering Conference, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY.

Vidic, R.D., Suidan, M.T., and Brenner, R.C., 1994, "Impact of Oxygen Mediated Oxidative Coupling of Phenols on Adsorption Kinetics," Water Research, no.2, pp. 263-268.

Vidic, R.D., Suidan, M.T., Sorial, G.A., and Brenner, R.C., 1994, "Effect of Molecular Oxygen on Adsorptive Capacity and Extraction Efficiency of Granular Activated Carbon for Three Ortho-Substituted Phenols," J. Hazardous Materials, no.38, pp. 373-388.

Vidic, R.D., Suidan, M.T., and Brenner, R.C., 1993, "Oxidative Coupling of Phenols on Activated Carbon - Impact on Adsorption Equilibrium," Environmental Science & Technology, no.10, pp. 2079-2085.

Vidic, R.D., Suidan, M.T., Sorial, G.A., and Brenner, R.C., 1993, "Molecular Oxygen and the Adsorption of Phenols - Effect of Functional Groups," Water Environment Research, no.2, pp. 156-161.

Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Vidic, R.D., and Brenner, R.C., 1993, "Effect of GAC Characteristics on Adsorption of Organic Pollutants," Water Environment Research, no.1, pp. 53-75.

Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Vidic, R.D., and Maloney, S.W., 1993, "Competitive Adsorption of Phenols on GAC - I. Adsorption Equilibrium," Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, no.6, pp. 1026-1043.

Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Vidic, R.D., and Maloney, S.W., 1993, "Competitive Adsorption of Phenols on GAC - II. Adsorption Dynamics under Anoxic Conditions," Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, no.6, pp. 1044-1058.

Vidic, R.D., and Suidan, M.T., 1992, "Effect of Dissolved Oxygen on Phenols Breakthrough from GAC Adsorbers," Water Science and Technology, no.5-6, pp. 1185-1193.

Vidic, R.D., and Suidan, M.T., 1992, "Operating Capacity of GAC Adsorbers - Dissolved Oxygen and Extended Service Life," Water Environment Research, no.6, pp. 798-804.

Vidic, R.D., and Suidan, M.T., 1992, "Selecting Batch Studies for Adsorber Design: Molecular Oxygen's Role," J. American Water Works Association, no.3, pp. 101-109.

Vidic, R.D., Sorial, G.A., Papadimas, S.P., Suidan, M.T., and Speth, T.F., 1992, "Molecular Oxygen Effect on the Scale-Up of GAC Adsorbers," J. American Water Works Association, no.8, pp. 98-105.

Vidic, R.D., and Suidan, M.T., 1991, "Role of Dissolved Oxygen on the Adsorptive Capacity of Activated Carbon for Synthetic and Natural Organic Matter," Environmental Science & Technology, no.9, pp. 1612-1618.

Vidic, R.D., Suidan, M.T., Traegner, U.K., and Nakhla, G.F., 1990, "Adsorption Isotherms: Illusive Capacity and Role of Oxygen," Water Research, no.10, pp. 1187-1195.

Suidan, M.T., Ofeffer, J.T., Nakhla, G.F., Traegner, U.K., and Vidic, R.D., 1989, "Anaerobic Fluid-Bed Treatment of Coal Conversion Wastewater."

"Development of a Rapid Onsite Corrosion Rate Monitoring System for Metal and Metal Alloys in Cooling Systems," 241st American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition, Anaheim, CA.

Vidic, R.D., "Control of Mercury Emissions in Flue Gases by Activated Carbon Adsorption," Vol. 41, No. 1, 427-441, New Orleans, LA.

Vidic, R.D., "Permeable Reactive Barriers - Innovative Technology for Groundwater Remediation," Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

Vidic, R.D., "Removal of Mercury from Stack Gases by Activated Carbon," EPA/600/R-95/012, pp. 103-107, Cincinnati, OH.

Vidic, R.D., and Liu, W., "Application of Sulfur-Impregnated Activated Carbons for the Control of Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants," Charleston, SC.

Vidic, R.D., and Suidan, M.T., "Adsorption of Phenolic Compounds by GAC," pp. 374-384, Pittsburgh, PA.

Vidic, R.D., and Suidan, M.T., "Polymerization of Organic Compounds Catalyzed by Activated Carbon," pp. 116-125, University of Maryland, MD.

Vidic, R.D., and Suidan, M.T., "Ultimate and Working Capacities of GAC Adsorbers," P1-20:2309, Cincinnati, OH.

Vidic, R.D., Bendick, J., and Neufeld, R.N., "Membrane Microfiltration of Municipal Wastewater," pp. 485-490, Borsko Jezero.

Vidic, R.D., Flora, J.V., and Chang, M.T., "Rate Studies on Vapor Phase Mercury Uptake by Various Activated Carbons," The Pennsylvania State University, PA.

Vidic, R.D., Kwon, S., and Borguet, E., "Impact of Surface Heterogeneity on Mercury Uptake by Carbonaceous Sorbents: Bridging the Pressure Gap from UHV to Atmospheric Conditions," Pittsburgh, PA.

Vidic, R.D., Kwon, S.J., and Siler, D.P., "Development of Impregnated Sorbents for the Control of Elemental Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants," St. Louis, MO.

Vidic, R.D., Kwon, S.J., and Siler, D.P., "Development of Impregnated Sorbents for the Control of Vapor-Phase Elemental Mercury Emissions," Charleston, SC.

Vidic, R.D., Lauzon, C., Fontan, J., Tosovic, S., Adjanski-Spasic, L., and Pantelic, Z., "Feasibility study for hazardous and medical waste management in Serbia," pp. 241-247, Zlatibor.

Vidic, R.D., Lauzon, C., Fontan, J., Tosovic, S., Adjanski-Spasic, L., and Pantelic, Z., "Management options for hazardous and medical waste in Serbia," Novi Sad.

Vidic, R.D., Liu, W., and Brown, T.D., "Application of Sulfur Impregnated Activated Carbons for the Control of Mercury Emissions," Pittsburgh, PA.

Vidic, R.D., Liu, W., and Brown, T.D., "Development of Novel Activated Carbon Based Adsorbents for the Control of Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants," University Coal Research Contractors Review Conference, pp. 115-119, Pittsburgh, PA.

Vidic, R.D., Liu, W., and Korpiel, J.A., "Dynamics of Fixed-Bed Carbon Adsorbers for Vapor-Phase Mercury Uptake," The Pennsylvania State University, PA.

Vidic, R.D., Liu, W., Kummel, R., and Fahlenkamp, H., "Activated Carbon-Based Technology for the Control of Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants," Fact-Vol. 23, Vol. 1, 411-418, San Francisco, CA.

Vidic, R.D., Sorial, G.A., Papadimas, S.P., Suidan, M.T., and Speth, T.F., "GAC Adsorption of a Mixture of Natural Organic Matter and VOC's in the presence and Absence of Molecular Oxygen," Philadelphia, PA.

Vidic, R.D., Suidan, M.T., and Brenner, R.C., "Oxidative Coupling of Phenolics on GAC Surface," Vol. 1, p.3-14, New Orleans, LA.

Vidic, R.D., Tessmer, C.H., and Uranowski, L.J., "Surface Properties of Activated Carbon Responsible for Catalyzing Oxidative Coupling of Phenolics," Research Symposium, Atlanta, GA.

Barbot, E., and Vidic, R.D., "Flowback water management in the Marcellus Shale play: Treatment options and new water supply," Baltimore, MD.

Barbot, E., and Vidic, R.D., "Potential for abandoned mine drainage as water supply for hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus Shale," American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Barbot, E., and Vidic, R.D., "Potential for the Use of Abandoned Mine Drainage for Hydrofracturing in Marcellus Shale," Geological Society of America Northeastern (46th Annual) and North-Central (45th Annual) Joint Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

Barbot, E., Henrikson, M.K., Li, M., Peng, J., Gregory, K., and Vidic, R.D., "Sustainable management of flowback water from the Marcellus shale," Pittsburgh, PA.

Barbot, E., Li, M., and Vidic, R.D., "Flowback water and Abandoned Mine drainage: Chemistry and potential reuse as fracturing fluid," American Institute of Professional Geologists: Marcellus Shale Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Barbot, E., Li, M., Henrikson, M.K., Gregory, K., and Vidic, R.D., "Water management for Marcellus shale development," Water/Energy Sustainability Symposium: Water & Energy in Changing Climates, Pittsburgh, PA.

Barbot, E., Li, M., Henrikson, M.K., Peng, J., Gregory, K., and Vidic, R.D., "Use of acid mine drainage in management of flowback water from Marcellus shale hydrofracturing," Boston.

Barbot, E., Li, M., Peng, J., Gregory, K., and Vidic, R.D., "Flowback water management in the Marcellus Shale gas play: Treatment and new water supply," Pittsburgh, PA.

Barbot, E., Vidic, N., Gregory, K., and Vidic, R.D., "Chemical characteristics of Marcellus Shale flowback water in Pennsylvania," American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Barbot, E., Vidic, N.S., Gregory, K., and Vidic, R.D., "Characterization of Marcellus Shale Flowback/Produced Water in Pennsylvania," 2012 GSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Charlotte, NC.

Bendick, J.A., Neufeld, R.D., and Vidic, R.D., "Ceramic Membrane Technology: An Alternative Wet Weather Solution," PennTec 2003, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association Annual Meeting, State College, PA.

Bhardwaj, R., Chen, X., and Vidic, R.D., "Mercury oxidation catalyzed by carbonaceous surfaces: Impact of surface area and water vapor," Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bhardwaj, R., Monnell, J., and Vidic, R.D., "Impact of Acid Gases and Temperature on Mercury Oxidation and Uptake Catalyzed by Activated Carbon Surface," Pittsburgh, PA.

Blake, C., and Vidic, R.D., "Water Solutions for the Developing World," Pittsburgh, PA.

Borguet, E., Dementev, N., and Vidic, R.D., "Fluorescence Labeling of Surface Species (FLOSS) As a Probe of Chemical Composition of the Interfaces of Complex Nanoporous Carbon Materials," 210th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society, Cancun, Mexico.

Borguet, E., Feng, X., Vidic, R.D., and Dementev, N., "Sonication Induced Chemisorption of Solvents on Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Infrared Spectroscopy and Temperature Programmed Desorption Study," San Diego, CA.

Bourdeau, J.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Activated Carbon as a Catalyst for Polymerization of Phenolic Compounds," 1994 ASCE National Conference on Environmental Engineering, pp. 756-763, Boulder, CO.

Bourguet, E., Feng, X., Dementev, N., Feng, W., and Vidic, R.D., "Probing Chemical Functionality on Carbonaceous Materials," Washington, DC.

Chen, X., Bhardwaj, R., Monnell, J.D., Flora, J.V., Bourguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., "Impact of fly ash composition and flue gas components on mercury speciation," New Orleans, LA.

Chen, X., Borguet, E., Flora, J.V., and Vidic, R.D., "Impact of Fly Ash on Mercury Speciation in Flue Gas," 100th AWMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA.

Chien, S.H., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Can Monochloramine Be Used to Control Biofouling in Recirculating Power Plant Cooling System Using Treated Municipal Wastewater?," Houston, TX.

Chien, S.H., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Impact of TOC level in treated municipal wastewater on biofouling control and biocidal effectiveness of common chemical disinfectants," PennTec 2012.

Chien, S.H., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Impacts of advanced municipal wastewater treatment processes on monochloramine effectiveness in recirculating cooling systems," WEFTEC 2012, Session 63, New Orleans, LA.

Chien, S.H., Hsieh, M.K., Dzombak, D., and Vidic, R.D., "Reuse of Treated Municipal Wastewater in Power Plant Cooling Systems: Feasibility Analysis," pp. 5957-5964, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois.

Chien, S.H., Hsieh, M.K., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Feasibility of using secondary treated municipal wastewater as cooling water in energy generation," 48(1) 1092-1098, New Orleans, LA.

Chien, S.H., Theregowda, R.B., Landis, A.E., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Treated municipal wastewater as power plant cooling system makeup: A comparative life cycle assessment of chlorine, chloramines, and chlorine dioxide as biofouling control agents," Pennsylvania Water Environment Association's 82nd Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (PennTec 2010).

Choudhury, M., Hsieh, M., Vidic, R., and Dzombak, D., "Corrosiveness of Different Treated Municipal Wastewaters Used as Power Plant Cooling System Makeup Water: A Bench-Scale Evaluation," 220th ECS Meeting & Electrochemical Energy Summit, Boston, MA.

Choudhury, M.R., Hsieh, M.K., Vidic, R.D., and Dzambak, D.A., "Pilot Scale Application of a Rapid Instantaneous Corrosion Rate Monitoring System," CORROSION 2011, NACE's annual conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Choudhury, M.R., Hsieh, M.K., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Development of a Rapid Onsite Corrosion Rate Monitoring System for Metal and Metal Alloys in Cooling Systems," 241st American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition, Anaheim, CA.

Dale, A., Bilec, M., and Vidic, R., "Discussions on the Environmental Impacts from the Marcellus Shale," 6th International Conference on Industrial Ecology, International Society of Industrial Engineering 2011 Conference, Berkeley, California.

Feng, W., and Vidic, R.D., "Uptake of Hydrogen Sulfide by Carbonaceous Sorbents at High Temperature," San Diego, CA.

Feng, W., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., "Mechanisms of H2S adsorption onto carbonaceous surfaces under dry and anoxic conditions," Aberdeen, Scotland.

Feng, W., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., "Sulfurization of carbon surface for vapor phase mercury removal," Aberdeen, Scotland.

Feng, W., Kwon, S., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., "Sulfur Impregnation on Activated Carbon Fibers by H2S Oxidation for Mercury Control," San Diego, CA.

Feng, X., Feng, W., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., "Fluorescence Labeling of Surface Functionalities on Carbon Materials: Activated Carbon Fiber and Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes," Carbon 2004, Providence, RI.

Feng, X., Feng, W., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., "Influence of Surface Functional Groups On Molecular Adsorption by Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNTs)," Carbon 2004, Providence, RI.

Flora, J.V., Hargis, R.A., O'Dowd, W.J., and Vidic, R.D., "Modeling Sorbent Injection for Mercury Removal in Coal Fired Power Plants - Role of Sorbent Particle Size Distribution and Pressure Drop Across the Baghouse Filter," San Diego, CA.

Flora, J.V., Hargis, R.A., O'Dowd, W.J., Pennline, H.W., and Vidic, R.D., "Modeling Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control in Baghouse Systems," Arlington, VA.

Flora, J.V., Hargis, R.A., O'Dowd, W.J., Pennline, H.W., and Vidic, R.D., "Modeling Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control in Baghouse Systems," Pittsburgh, PA.

Franzke, U.S., Vidic, R.D., Suidan, M.T., and Brenner, R.C., "What is Adsorbing? The Parent Compound, its Degradation Intermediates, or its Polymers?," Vol. 1, p.107-118, Anaheim, CA.

Gao, Y., Vidic, R.D., McCall, E.C., Stout, J.E., and Yu, V.L., "Monochloramine and Chlorine Dioxide as Alternative Disinfection Methods for Legionella Control: Results of Pilot Studies in a Model Plumbing System," Denver, CO.

Gao, Y., Zhou, P., Lin, Y.E., Vidic, R.D., and Stout, J.E., "Efficacy of DBNPA Against Legionella pneumophila: Experimental Results in a Model Water System," Atlanta, GA.

Gregory, K.B., Vidic, R.D., and Dzombak, D.A., "Addressing Diverse Water Management Challenges During Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale for Natural Gas Production," GSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Minneapolis, MN.

Hsieh, M.K., Chien, S.H., Li, H., Chowdhury, I., Monnell, J.D., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Reuse of treated municipal wastewater in the cooling systems of coal-based thermoelectric power plants," Pennsylvania Water Environment Association's 81st Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (PennTec 2009), Lancaster, PA.

Hsieh, M.K., Chien, S.H., Li, H., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Copper corrosion protection in water reuse projects: Cooling systems with secondary-treated municipal wastewater and residual disinfectant," Joint 13th IACIS International Conference on Surface & Colloid Science and 83rd ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium, Columbia University, New York City, NY.

Hsieh, M.K., Dzombak, D., and Vidic, R.D., "Corrosivity of Impaired Waters Reused as Power Plant System Makeup - Bench - Scale Evaluation," Proceedings of the 81st Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), pp. 5920-5925, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois.

Hsieh, M.K., Li, H., Chien, S.H., Dzombak, D., and Vidic, R.D., "Mechanisms of Tolyltriazole Corrosion Protection in Cooling Systems Using Secondary Treated Municipal Wastewater as Makeup water," Salt Lake City, Utah.

Kazachkin, D.V., Feng, X., Kwon, S., Dementev, N.N., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., "Interaction of acetone with single wall carbon nanotubes: FTIR and TPD study," Collegeville, PA.

Li, H., Vidic, R.D., Hsieh, M.K., and Dzombak, D., "Mineral deposition in cooling systems when secondary municipal wastewater is used: modeling, kinetics, and inhibition," Proceedings of the 237th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Li, H., Chien, S., Hsieh, M., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Easing the Water Constraints on Power Plant Cooling with Treated Municipal Wastewater: Insights from Pilot-scale Cooling Tower Tests," Water/Energy Sustainability Symposium: Water & Energy in Changing Climates, Pittsburgh, PA.

Li, H., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Deposition of inorganic minerals at the water-metal interface: role of anti-deposition polymers," Boston.

Li, H., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Use of mine drainage as alternative makeup water for cooling systems in thermoelectric power plants," Boston.

Li, H., Hsieh, M.K., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) based characterization of mineral colloid deposition from precipitation reactions," Joint 13th IACIS International Conference on Surface and Colloid Science and 83rd ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, Columbia University, New York City, NY.

Li, H., Monnell, J., and Vidic, R.D., "Activated carbon-based catalysts for selective hydrogen sulfide oxidation," New Orleans, LA.

Lin, Y.E., Vidic, R.D., Stout, J.E., and Yu, V.L., "Effect of Copper and Silver Ionization in Legionella pneumophila Eradication," Vol.: Water Research, 1103-C1112, Anaheim, CA.

Lin, Y.E., Vidic, R.D., Stout, J.E., and Yu, V.L., "Effect of Elevated pH on Copper and Silver Ionization for Legionella Eradication," Dallas, TX.

Lin, Y.E., Vidic, R.D., Stout, J.E., and Yu, V.L., "Influence of pH, Alkalinity, Hardness, and Dissolved Organic Carbon on Copper and Silver Ions in Eradicating Legionella," Milwaukee, WI.

Lin, Y.S., Vidic, R.D., Stout, J.E., and Yu, V.L., "Effect of Copper and Silver Ionization in Legionella pneumophila Eradication," 1995 ASCE National Conference, pp. 38-47, Pittsburgh, PA.

Lin, Y.S., Stout, J.E., Vidic, R.D., and Yu, V.L., "Disinfection of Mycobacterium by Copper/Silver Ionization," Atlanta, GA.

Liu, W., Vidic, R.D., and Brown, T.D., "Evaluation of Carbon-Based Substrates for the Production of Economical Mercury Sorbents," San Diego, CA.

Liu, W., Chien, S.H., Choudhury, M.R., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Pilot-scale tests on using tertiary treated wastewater as makeup water for recirculating cooling system in power plants," 2012 WateReuse California Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Liu, W., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Feasibility study on scaling prediction with MINEQL+ when using secondary-treated municipal wastewater in cooling systems," American Chemical Society 243rd National meeting 2012, San Diego, CA.

Liu, W., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Scaling control when using secondary-and tertiary-treated municipal wastewater as cooling water in thermoelectric power plants," PennTec 2012, State College, PA.

Liu, W., Korpiel, J.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Effect of Impregnation Temperature on Physical Characteristics and Adsorption Properties of Sulfur Impregnated Carbons for Vapor-Phase Mercury," Toronto, Canada.

McCall, E.C., Stout, J.E., Yu, V.L., and Vidic, R.D., "Efficacy of Biocides Against Biofilm-Associated Legionella in a Model System," pp. 141-147, Pittsburgh, PA.

McLaughlin, J.B., and Vidic, R.D., "Adsorption Technology for Mercury Control in Flue Gases," 1995 ASCE National Conference, pp. 613-620, Pittsburgh, PA.

Monnell, J., Li, H., Vidic, R.D., and Alvin, M.A., "Metal Impregnation of Activated Carbon Fiber for Catalyzed Hydrogen Sulfide Oxidation," Pittsburgh, PA.

Monnell, J.D., Vidic, R.D., Gang, D., Karash, A., and Granite, E.J., "Recent Advances in Trace Metal Capture Using Micro and Nano-Scale Sorbents," Pittsburgh, PA.

Murali Mohan, A., Gregory, K.B., Vidic, R.D., Miller, P., and Hammack, R.W., "Characterization of Microbial Diversity in Treated and Untreated Flowback Water Impoundments From Gas Fracturing Operations," 2011 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Denver, CO.

Murali Mohan, A., Hartsock, A., Hammack, R.W., Vidic, R.D., and Gregory, K.B., "Microbial ecology and geochemistry of hydraulic fracturing fluid and flowback water from Devonian-aged shale," American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Niblick, B., Theregowda, R., Dzombak, D., Vidic, R., and Landis, A., "Evaluating Sustainability Tools and Metrics for Application to Reuse of Treated Municipal Wastewater in Power Plant Cooling Systems," Tacoma, WA.

Petrosky, C.J., and Vidic, R.D., "Pretreatment of Industrial Wastewater Containing Phthalate Esters by Centrifugation," Ann Arbor Press, Inc., pp. 717-726, Chelsea, MI.

Sarapa, G.S., Vojta, S.M., and Vidic, R.D., "Using a PC-Based GIS as a Regulatory Compliance Tool for Municipal Landfill Groundwater Monitoring," The University of Memphis, TN.

Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Vidic, R.D., and Maloney, S.W., "Multicomponent Adsorption on GAC - Oxygen Mediated Reversal of Breakthrough Patterns," Vol. 1, p.15-26, New Orleans, LA.

Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., and Vidic, R.D., "Role of Oxygen in Multicomponent Adsorption," pp. 657-669, Philadelphia, PA.

Stevanovic-Carapina, H., and Vidic, R.D., "Physical-Chemical Treatment of Hazardous Waste," pp. 255-258, Zlatibor.

Tessmer, C.H., Uranowski, L.J., and Vidic, R.D., "Influence of Acidic Surface Functional Groups on Catalytic Behavior of Activated Carbon," Vol. 2, Part II, p.671-681, Miami Beach, FL.

Theregowda, R.B., Dzombak, D.A., Vidic, R.D., and Landis, A.E., "Life Cycle Cost and Inventory Assessment for Reuse of Tertiary Treated Municipal Wastewater in Power Plant Cooling Systems," 2012 WateReuse California Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA.

Uranowski, L.J., Tessmer, C.H., and Vidic, R.D., "Effects of Metals and Surface Functional Groups on Adsorptive Properties of GAC," 1995 ASCE National Conference, pp. 434-441, Pittsburgh, PA.

Wolff, E., Zhu, S., and Vidic, R.D., "Development of Membrane Distillation Technology for Efficient Water Management in Gas Shale Plays," 2012 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

Zhang, T., Barbot, E., Gregory, K.B., and Vidic, R.D., "Fate of Radium in Marcellus Shale Flowback Water," 2012 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

Zhang, Z., Stout, J.E., and Vidic, R.D., "Effect of Pipe Corrosion Scales on Chlorine Dioxide Consumption in Drinking Water Distribution System," Reno, NV.

Zhang, Z., Stout, J.E., and Vidic, R.D., "The Effect of Corrosion Scales on ClO2 Decay in Drinking Water," New Orleans, LA.

Zhang, Z., Stout, J.E., Yu, V.L., and Vidic, R.D., "Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of chlorine dioxide for Legionella control in hospital water systems," Pittsburgh, PA.

Zhe, Z., Vidic, R.D., Bisson, R., McElroy, J., Piescznski, S., Hawks, R., McCann, C., and Stout, J.E., "Chlorine Dioxide for Legionella Control in a Hospital Water System: Monitoring for Disinfection By-products," 65th International Water Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Zhe, Z., Stout, J.E., and Vidic, R.D., "The Impact of Temperature and TOC on Chlorine Dioxide Decay in Drinking Water," San Antonio, TX.

Zhu, H., Flora, J.V., Bourguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., "Quantum modeling of Hg adsorption on carbon surfaces in the presence of HCl, NO2 or SO2," New Orleans, LA.

2013, "Wastewater Management for Unconventional Gas Extraction," 22nd Annual Southwest Florida Water Resources Conference, Ft. Myers, FL.

2012, "Environmental Challenges for Unconventional Shale Gas Extraction," University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

2012, "Flowback and Produced Water in Shale Gas Extraction: Water Quality and Management Options," Identification of Fundamental Interfacial and Transport Phenomena for the Sustainable Deployment of Hydraulic Shale Fracturing - Role of Chemicals Used, NSF Workshop, Arlington, VA.

2012, "Recycling and Reuse of Wastewater in Marcellus Shale," Shale Gas Water Management Initiative 2012, Pittsburgh, PA.

2012, "Use of Abandoned Mine Drainage for Hydraulic Fracturing," SPE Workshop: Reducing Environmental Impact of Unconventional Resource Development, San Antonio, TX.

2012, "Water Management for Unconventional Gas Resource Extraction," Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers, Pittsburgh, PA.

2012, "Water Quality, Quantity and Management Strategies for Unconventional Shale Plays," Produced Water Management: Strategies for Compliance, Cost Reduction, and Efficiencies, EUCI, Pittsburgh, PA.

2012, "Water Quality, Quantity and Management: Lessons from the Marcellus Shale Region," Hydrofracking in Focus - What Every Citizen Needs to Know, A Science and Management Forum, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY.

2012, "Water Quality, Quantity, and Management: Lessons from the Marcellus Shale Region," Top engineering technologies for gas industry, Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Bilec, M., Dale, A.T., and Vidic, R.D., 2012, "A Life-Cycle Approach To Environmental Impacts of Marcellus Shale Gas," Presentation, 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Boston, Massachusetts.

Murali Moran, A., Hartsock, A., Hammack, R.W., Vidic, R.D., and Gregory, K.B., 2012, "Microbial Community Changes with Time in Flowback Water Produced from Hydraulic Fracturing of Devonian Black Shale for Natural Gas Production," American Society of Microbiology General Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Zhang, T., Barbot, E., Gregory, K.B., and Vidic, R.D., 2012, "Equilibrium and kinetics of Radium co-precipitation in Ba-Sr-SO4 system," American Institute of professional Geologists (AIPG), Pittsburgh, PA.

2011, "Developing the Law of Marcellus Shale," The University of Pittsburgh Law Review and the Innovation Practice Institute (Expert panel discussion), Pittsburgh, PA.

2011, "Examining Limitations of Recycling Technologies And Potential Improvements to These Methods to Reduce the Amount of Water Needed for Hydraulic Fracturing," Shale Gas Water Management Initiative 2011, Dallas, TX.

2011, "Marcellus Shale Impacts and Opportunities: Sustainable Water Management in Marcellus Shale Industry," Annual ASCE/EWRI/CS4 Sustainability Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

2011, "Should Pittsburgh Permit Marcellus Drilling," Marcella L. Finegold Memorial Public Debate (discussion), William Pitt Debating Team, Pittsburgh, PA.

2011, "Strategies for Effective Water and Waste Water Management in Shale Plays," Marcellus Infrastructure Finance and Development Summit 2011, Pittsburgh, PA.

2011, "Techno-Economic Assessment of Water Management Solutions: Assessing The Economics Of Technologies, And Emerging Solutions For Shale Gas Water Management," Shale Gas Water Management Initiative - Marcellus Initiative 2011, Pittsburgh, PA.

2011, "The Water-Shale Nexus: Exploring Strategies and Technologies for Water Treatment, Reuse and Disposal," Eagle Ford E&P Efficiency & Expansion Forum, San Antonio, TX.

2011, "Use of AMD in the Development of Marcellus Shale: Technical Uncertainties and Challenges," Feasibility and Challenges of Using Coal Mine Drainage for Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Extraction, RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA.

2011, "Water Management for Sustainable Development of Marcellus Industry," Science 2011, Pittsburgh, PA.

Choudhury, M., Hsieh, M.K., Vidic, R.D., and Dzombak, D.A., 2011, "Corrosiveness of Different Treated Municipal Wastewaters Used as Power Plant Cooling System Makeup Water: A Bench-Scale Evaluation," 220th ECS Meeting & Electrochemical Energy Summit, Boston, MA.

Collins, E., Jules, L.O.B.E.L., Vidic, R.D., and Lucas, B., 2011, "Finding Environmental Solutions Through Innovation, Regulation, and Prohibition: A Pittsburgh Case Study," Developing the Law of the Marcellus Shale, Pittsburgh, PA.

Dale, A., Vidic, R.D., and Bilec, M., 2011, "Preliminary life cycle impacts of treatment of Marcellus shale waters," Engineering Sustainability 2011, Pittsburgh, PA.

Dale, A., Bilec, M., and Vidic, R., 2011, "Discussions on the Environmental Impacts from the Marcellus Shale," Presentation, 6th International Conference on Industrial Ecology, International Society of Industrial Engineering 2011 Conference, Berkeley, California.

Dale, A., Bilec, M., and Vidic, R.D., 2011, "Preliminary Life Cycle Impacts of Treatment of Marcellus Shale Waters.," Poster Presentation, Engineering Sustainability 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Gregory, K.B., Vidic, R.D., and Dzombak, D.A., 2011, "Addressing Diverse Water Management Challenges During Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale for Natural Gas Production," GSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Minneapolis, MN.

Murali Mohan, A., Vidic, R.D., and Gregory, K.B., 2011, "Microbial Communities in Flowback Water Impoundments from Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale for Natural Gas Recovery," 2011 Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) Education and Research Conference, Tampa, FL.

Murali Mohan, A., Hammack, R.W., Vidic, R.D., and Gregory, K.B., 2011, "Characterization of Microbial Populations in Flowback Water Impoundments from Hydraulic Fracturing Operations in Pennsylvania," American Institute of professional Geologists (AIPG), Pittsburgh, PA.

Vidic, R., 2010, "Water management options for Marcellus shale development," Global Shale Gas Water Management Initiative 2010, Dallas, TX.

Vidic, R.D., 2010, "Frack Water Management - panel discussion," Marcellus Shale Policy Conference, Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

2010, "Frack Water Management panel discussion," Marcellus Shale Policy Conference, Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

2010, "Global Challenges to Sustainable Water Management," Global Issues Lecture Series, Global Studies Program of the University Center for International Studies, Pittsburgh, PA.

2010, "Looking Towards the Future of Marcellus Shale Exploration," ASCE/EWRI/CS4 Pittsburgh Regional Water Conference: Protecting and Utilizing our Greatest Asset, Pittsburgh, PA.

2010, "Phytoremediation of Arsenic Contaminated Groundwaters: The Role of Rhizosphere Microbiota," School of Environmental Studies, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China.

2010, "Reuse of Impaired Waters for Cooling in Coal-Fired Power Plants," School of Resource and Environmental Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China.

2010, "Sustainable Water Management for Marcellus Shale Development," Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Stewardship: Understanding the Environmental Impact, Temple University Summit, Philadelphia.

Gregory, K., Barbot, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2010, "Sustainable Water Management During Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale for Natural Gas Production," International Conference on Environmental Challenges: A Global Concern (ICEC-10), Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (College), Janandhar, Punjab, India.

Li, H., and Vidic, R.D., 2010, "Mineral deposit formation, measurement, and control in wastewater reuse (session keynote)," 6th International Conference on Interfaces against Pollution (IAP 2010), Beijing, China.

Li, H., Chien, S., and Vidic, R.D., 2010, "A solution to water crisis in energy production: feasibility of using impaired waters for coal-based power plant cooling (oral)," American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) North Central Sectional Conference, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

2009, "Control of Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants in the US: Regulations and Technology Status," Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences.

2009, "Reuse of Treated Municipal Wastewater in Power Plant Cooling Systems," Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Belgrade.

Chien, S.H., Hsieh, M.K., Dzombak, D., and Vidic, R.D., 2009, "Water for Cooling in Thermoelectric Power Plants: The Impending Shortage and Alternative Sources," Engineering Sustainability 2009, Pittsburgh, PA.

Dzombak, D.A., Landis, A.E., Vidic, R.D., Chien, S.H., Feng, Y.H., Hsieh, M.K., Li, H., Monnell, J.D., and Niblick, B., 2009, "Reuse of treated municipal wastewater for power plant cooling," 2009 AEESP Conference, Iowa City, IA.

Monnell, J.D., Chien, S.H., and Vidic, R., 2009, "Water for Cooling in Thermoelectric Power Plants: The Impending Shortage and Alternative Sources," Engineering Sustainability 2009, Pittsburgh, PA.

Monnell, J.D., Dzombak, D.A., Landis, A.E., Vidic, R.D., Chien, S.H., Feng, Y.H., Hsieh, M.K., Li, H., and Niblick, B., 2009, "Reuse of treated municipal wastewater for power plant cooling," AEESP Conference, Iowa City, IA.

Monnell, J.D., Hsieh, M.K., Chien, S.H., Li, H., Chowdhury, I., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2009, "Reuse of treated municipal wastewater in the cooling systems of coal-based thermoelectric power plants," Pennsylvania Water Environment Association's 81st Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (PennTec 2009), Lancaster, PA.

2008, "Control of Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants: Regulations and Technology Status," Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati.

Hsieh, M.K., Li, H., Dzombak, D., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Corrosion and corrosion inhibition in power plant cooling systems using impaired waters as alternative makeup sources," 11th annual Environmental Chemistry Student Symposium (ECSS), Center of Environmental Chemistry and Geochemistry, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

Kazachkin, D.V., Nishimura, Y., Dementev, N.N., Irle, S., Morokuma, K., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2008, "The interaction of simple molecules with CNT," 235th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Kazachkin, D.V., Nishimura, Y., Irle, S., Morokuma, K., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2008, "Pressure gap in carbon nanomaterials? The effect of temperature and pressure on the binding of simple molecules to carbon nanotubes," Proceedings of the 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Li, H., Chien, S.H., Hsieh, M.K., Dzombak, D., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Predicting deposit formation from impaired water use in power plant cooling systems," 11th annual Environmental Chemistry Student Symposium (ECSS), Center of Environmental Chemistry and Geochemistry, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

Monnell, J.D., Bhardwaj, R., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Impact of acid gases and temperature on mercury oxidation and uptake catalyzed by activated carbon surface," Proceedings of the 25rd Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Monnell, J.D., Chen, X., Chardwaj, R., Flora, J.R., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Impact of fly ash composition and flue gas components on mercury speciation," Preprints of Symposia - American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry 2008.

Monnell, J.D., Chien, S.H., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Corrosivity of Impaired Waters Reused as Power Plant Cooling System Makeup Water - Establishment of Evaluation Method," Proceedings of WEFTEC 2008, Alexandria, VA.

Monnell, J.D., Chien, S.H., Hsieh, M.K., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Feasibility of Using Secondary-Treated Municipal Wastewater as Cooling Water in Electricity Generation," Proceedings of the 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.

Monnell, J.D., Huixing, L., Alvin, M.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Activated carbon-based catalysts for selective hydrogen sulfide oxidation," Preprints of Symposia - American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry 2008.

Monnell, J.D., Huixing, L., Alvin, M.A., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Metal impregnation of activated carbon fiber for catalyzed hydrogen sulfide oxidation," Proceedings of the 25rd Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Sun, W., Bhardwaj, R., Chen, X., Flora, J.V., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Mercury Speciation in Coal-Fired Power Plant Flue Gas - Experimental Studies and Model Development," University Coal research Contractors Review Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

2007, "Mercury Speciation in Coal-Fired Power Plant Flue Gas: Role of Fly Ash in Catalyzing Mercury Transformations," Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Carolina.

2007, "Phytoremediation for Environmental Cleanup," Department of Civil Engineering, University of Belgrade.

2007, "Phytoremediation of Arsenic Contaminated Groundwaters: The Role of Rhizosphere Microbiota," Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Temple University.

Kazachkin, D.V., Feng, X., Kwon, S., Dementev, N.N., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2007, "Interaction of acetone with single wall carbon nanotubes: FTIR and TPD study," ACS Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Collegeville, PA.

Vidic, R., 2006, "Control of Mercury Emissions from Thermoelectric Power Plants," 2006 American Filtration Society Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Borguet, E., Feng, X., Vidic, R.D., and Dementev, N., 2005, "Sonication Induced Chemisorption of Solvents on Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Infrared Spectroscopy and Temperature Programmed Desorption Study," The 229th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Vidic, R.D., Feng, W., and Borguet, E., 2004, "Adsorption of hydrogen sulfide on activated carbon fibers," International Activated Carbon Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Vidic, R.D., Lauzon, C., Fontan, J., Tosovic, S., Adjanski-Spasic, L., and Pantelic, Z., 2004, "Management options for hazardous and medical waste in Serbia (keynote presentation)," Second International Conference on Rural Health and First International Conference on Occupational and Environmental Health in Mediterranean, South East and Central European Countries, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.

2004, "Use of Membranes for Treatment of Municipal Wastewater," Faculty of Natural and Mathematical Sciences of the University of Kragujevac and Serbian Chemical Society.

Feng, W., Kwon, S., Feng, X., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2004, "Sulfur impregnation on activated carbon fibers through H2S oxidation for vapor phase mercury removal," 228th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Feng, X., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2004, "Study of Ammonia Adsorption on Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNTs) by Infrared Spectroscopy," 2004 Annual AIChE Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Feng, X., Matranga, C., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2004, "Infrared Spectroscopy Study of Functionalities on Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNTs)," 2004 Annual AIChE Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Feng, X., Matranga, C., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2004, "Vibrational Spectroscopy of Oxygen Containing Functional Groups and Their Influence on the Adsorption of Small Molecules on Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes," 228th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Neufeld, R.D., Vidic, R.D., Kindle, B., Bendick, J., and Modise, C., 2004, "Ceramic Membrane Filtration of Combined Sewer Overflow," Sixth Annual 3 Rivers Wet Weather Sewer Rehabilitation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Vidic, R.D., Kwon, S., Xue, F., Newsome, T., and Borguet, E., 2003, "Effects of surface-chemical heterogeneity on molecular adsorption in and on single-walled carbon nanotubes," The 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

2003, "Bridging the pressure gap from UHV to atmospheric conditions: Adsorption of mercury by graphite and activated carbon," Environmental Engineering Science and Management Seminar Series, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

2003, "Engineering Studies in the US - Civil Engineering Program," Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad.

2003, "Future of Higher Education in Serbia," workshop organized by the Student Union of Belgrade University and GEPS.

2003, "Higher Education in The US - Example of Engineering Studies," Plenary lecture at the Second GEPS Conference, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro.

2003, "Phytoremediation: Using plants for environmental cleanup," Plenary lecture at the 5th Regional Conference on Environment and Food Quality, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro.

Bendick, J., Neufeld, R.D., and Vidic, R.D., 2003, "Ceramic Membrane Technology: An Alternative Wet Weather Solution," PennTec2003, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association annual meeting, State College, PA.

Feng, W., Vidic, R.D., Feng, X., and Borguet, E., 2003, "Adsorption of Hydrogen Sulfide on Activated Carbon Fibers: Effect of Pore Structure and Surface Treatment," 35th Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA.

Feng, X., and Vidic, R.D., 2003, "How Do Surface Functional Groups On Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNTs) Affect Molecular Adsorption?," 35th Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA.

Kwon, S., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2003, "Role of surface chemical and topological heterogeneity on adsorption on carbonaceous surfaces," The 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Neufeld, R.D., Vidic, R.D., Bendick, J., and Miller, C.J., 2003, "Water Conservation using Ceramic Membrane Filtration: An Innovative Technology for the Combined Sewer Overflow Problem," Science2003 symposium, University of Pittsburgh.

2002, "An Effective Biocide Combination Treatment Program for Cooling Water Systems," 63rd Annual International Water Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

2002, "Impact of Surface Heterogeneity of Carbonaceous Sorbents on Mercury Uptake," Plenary lecture at the 2002 International Activated Carbon Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Kwon, S., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2002, "Understanding the Impact of Chemical and Morphological Heterogeneity of Carbonaceous Surfaces on Mercury Adsorption," AEESP/AAEE Education and Research Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Neufeld, R.D., Vidic, R.D., Bendick, J., Modise, C., and Miller, C., 2002, "Ceramic Membrane Filtration for Wet Weather Flow Management," Fourth Annual 3 Rivers Wet Weather Sewer Rehabilitation Conference.

2001, "Applied Industrial Ecology - Reducing Mercury in the Environment," University of Pittsburgh, Science Fair 2001.

2001, "Development of Novel Sorbents for the Control of Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants," Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

2001, "Sulfur Impregnation Approach for the Production of Economical Mercury Adsorbents," Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Chen, A., Kwon, S.J., Borguet, E.U., and Vidic, R.D., 2001, "Impact of Pore Structure and Surface Oxygen on Elemental Mercury Uptake by Virgin Activated Carbon," 25th Biennial Conference on Carbon, Lexington, KY.

Kwon, S.J., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E.U., 2001, "Probing Carbonaceous Surface Chemical and Topological Heterogeneity by Temperature Programmed Propane Adsorption/Desorption," 25th Biennial Conference on Carbon, Lexington, KY.

Kwon, S.J., Russell, J., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E.U., 2001, "Investigation of Polar Organic Adsorption/Desorption from a Model Carbonaceous Surface: Acetone on Graphite," 25th Biennial Conference on Carbon, Lexington, KY.

Kwon, S.J., Russell, J., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E.U., 2001, "Probing Chemical and Topological Heterogeneity of Carbonaceous Surfaces via Temperature Programmed Desorption of Simple Molecules from Model Carbonaceous Surfaces," IUVSTA 15th International Vacuum Congress, AVS 48th International Symposium, 11th International Conference on Solid Surfaces, San Francisco, CA.

You, X., and Vidic, R.D., 2001, "An Industrial Ecology Approach for Reducing Mercury in the Environment," 2001 Symposium on Sustainability, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

You, X., and Vidic, R.D., 2001, "Sulfur Impregnation of Activated Carbon through H2S Oxidation," 25th Biennial Conference on Carbon, Lexington, KY.

Zhao, X., Johnson, J.K., Kwon, S., Vidic, R., and Borguet, E., 2001, "Propane Adsorption on Graphite: Experiment and Simulation," Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Conference, East Lansing, Michigan.

Zhao, X., Johnson, J.K., Kwon, S., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2001, "Adsorption of polar organics on graphite from experiment and molecular simulation," AIChE 2001 Annual Meeting: Interfacial phenomena in environmental systems, Reno, NV.

Zhao, X., Johnson, J.K., Kwon, S., Borguet, E.U., and Vidic, R.D., 2001, "Adsorption of Polar Organics on Graphite from Experiment and Molecular Simulation," AIChE Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada.

Zhao, X., Johnson, J.K., Kwon, S., Borguet, E.U., and Vidic, R.D., 2001, "Propane Adsorption on Graphite: Experiment and Simulation," AIChE Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada.

Zhao, X., Johnson, K.J., Kwon, S., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E.U., 2001, "Propane adsorption on graphite wall: Experiment and Simulation," 2001 Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Conference, East Lansing, MI.

2000, "Disinfection Modalities for the Control of Legionella in Water Distribution Systems," NSF Workshop, Holiday In, Pittsburgh.

2000, "Novel Technologies for the Control of Legionella in Institutional Water Distribution Systems," WAREM - Water Resources Institute, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.

2000, "Uptake of Elemental Mercury Vapors by Sulfur Impregnated Activated Carbons," Institute for Technical Chemistry, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Kwon, S.J., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E.U., 2000, "Combined Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Mechanisms and Kinetics of Vapor-Phase Mercury Uptake by Carbonaceous Surface Adsorption of Mercury in Gas-Phase," DOE Contractors Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

Lin, Y.E., Stout, J.E., Yu, V.L., Vidic, R.D., and States, S.J., 2000, "Legionnaires' Disease in An Apartment Building: Disinfection Methods and Recommendations," 1st International Water Congress, International Water Association (Session A, No. 7), Paris, France.

Munro, L.J., Kwon, S., Johnson, J.K., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., 2000, "Combined Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Mechanisms and Kinetics of Vapor-Phase Mercury Uptake by Carbonaceous Surfaces," University Coal research Contractors Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

1999, "Chemical Compatibility of Organic Polymers with Polar and Non-Polar Solvents: Membrane Filtration of Industrial Wastewater," Dow Chemicals, Stade, Germany.

1999, "Impact of Surface Functional Groups on Activated Carbon Uptake of Phenolic Compounds," Institute for Chemical Technology, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Lin, Y.E., Stout, J.E., Vidic, R.D., and Yu, V.L., 1999, "Impact of pH, Alkalinity, Hardness, and Dissolved Organic Carbon on Efficacy of Copper-Silver Ionization for Legionella Eradication," 99th General Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, Chicago, IL.

Liu, W., Vidic, R.D., and Brown, T.D., 1999, "Impact of Gas Constituents on Mercury Uptake by Sulfur-Impregnated Activated Carbons," 1999 AIChE Spring National Meeting, Houston, TX.

Vidic, R.D., and Wei, L., 1998, "Application of Sulfur Impregnated Activated Carbons for the Control of Mercury Emissions from Coal Fired Power Plants," Air Quality Conference, McLean, Virginia.

1998, "Application of Impregnated Activated Carbons for the Control of Elemental Mercury Emissions from Coal Fired Power Plants," National Technical Workgroup Mercury Workshop, Atlanta, GA.

1998, "Development of Economical Sorbents for Mercury Emissions Control from Coal-Fired Power Plants," Plenary lecture at the 1998 International Activated Carbon Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

1997, "Control of Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants," Plenary lecture at the 1997 International Activated Carbon Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Liu, W., and Vidic, R.D., 1997, "Selecting a Proper Impregnate to Improve the Performance of Mercury Control by Different Adsorbents," Fifth International Activated Carbon Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Vidic, R.D., and Korpiel, J.A., 1996, "Impact of Sulfur Impregnation Method on Mercury Uptake by Activated Carbons," Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VIII, I&EC Division - ACS, Birmingham, AL.

Vidic, R.D., Tessmer, C.H., and Uranowski, L.J., 1996, "Impact of Surface Properties of Activated Carbons on Oxidative Coupling of Phenolic Compounds," American Carbon Society Workshop, Charleston, SC.

1996, "Remediation Technology Status Report: Treatment Walls," Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VIII, I&EC Division - ACS, Birmingham, AL.

Lin, Y.E., Stout, J.E., Vidic, R.D., McCartney, C., and Yu, V.L., 1996, "In Vitro Efficacy of Copper/Silver Ions in Killing Mycobacterium avium: A New Method for Disinfection of Hospital Water Distribution Systems," 96th General Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA.

Vidic, R., 1995, "Control of Mercury Emission in Flue Gas by Activated Carbon Adsorption," Third International Activated Carbon Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Lin, Y.S., Vidic, R.D., Stout, J.E., and Yu, V.L., 1995, "In Vitro Synergy of Copper and Silver Ions in Killing Legionella," 95th General Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC.

Petrosky, C.J., and Vidic, R., 1995, "Pretreatment of Industrial Wastewater Containing Phthalate Esters by Centrifugation," 67th Annual Conference of Pennsylvania Water Environment Association, Champion, PA.

Vidic, R., 1994, "Control of Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water: Case Studies of Alternative Disinfection Technologies," NATO Advanced Studies Institute, Varna, Bulgaria.

Vidic, R., 1994, "Control of Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water: Regulations and Costs," NATO Advanced Studies Institute, Varna, Bulgaria.

Vidic, R., 1994, "Polymerization of Phenolic Compounds Catalyzed by Activated Carbon Surface," Second International Activated Carbon Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

1994, "Control of Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water: Case Studies of Alternative Disinfection Technologies," NATO Advanced Studies Institute, Varna, Bulgaria.

1994, "Control of Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water: Regulations and Costs," NATO Advanced Studies Institute, Varna, Bulgaria.

Vidic, R.D., and Suidan, M.T., 1992, "Effect of Dissolved Oxygen on Phenols Breakthrough from GAC Adsorbers," 16th Biennial IAWPRC Conference, Washington, DC.

Vidic, R.D., Suidan, M.T., and Brenner, R.C., 1992, "Prediction of GAC Adsorptive Capacity With and Without Molecular Oxygen," Symposium on Bioremediation of Hazardous Waste, EPA's Biosystems Technology Development Program, Chicago, IL.

Vidic, R.D., Sorial, G.A., and Suidan, M.T., 1991, "Molecular Oxygen and the Adsorption of Phenols - Effect of Functional Groups," 64th WPCF Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., Vidic, R.D., and Brenner, R.C., 1991, "Effect of GAC Characteristics on Adsorption of Organic Pollutants," 64th WPCF Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

Sorial, G.A., Suidan, M.T., and Vidic, R.D., 1991, "Evaluation of Multicomponent Adsorption in Fixed Beds," National AIChE Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

Vidic, R.D., and Suidan, M.T., 1990, "Enhanced Removal of Organic Compounds in GAC Adsorbers," 63rd WPCF Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Vidic, R.D., and Suidan, M.T., 1990, "The True Adsorptive Capacity of GAC," D, Chicago, IL.

Vidic, R.D., Suidan, M.T., Traegner, U.K., and Nakhla, G.F., 1989, "Adsorption Isotherms: Helpful or Misleading," 62nd WPCF Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Bendick, J., Neufeld, R.D., and Vidic, R.D., 2003, "Membrane Ultra Filtration of Primary Sewage Effluents," Allegheny County Sanitary Authority.

Chien, S.H., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Alternative water sources: feasibility of using secondary treated municipal wastewater in power industry," 3rd annual Student Industrial Ecology Conference (SIEC), International Society of Industrial Ecology (ISIE, Pittsburgh student chapter), Pittsburgh, PA.

Feng, W., and Vidic, R.D., 2004, "Novel Mercury Sorbents through Industrial Ecology," Energy Event, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Feng, X., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2004, "A Vibrational Spectroscopy Study of the Fate of Oxygen Containing Functional Groups on Carbon Single Walled Nanotube Surfaces during Thermal Treatment," Vibrations at Surfaces 11, Bangor, Maine.

Kwon, S., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2001, "Probing Carbonaceous Surface Chemical and Topological Heterogeneity by Temperature Programmed Propane Adsorption/Desorption," Science Fair 2001, University of Pittsburgh.

Kwon, S., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E., 2002, "Impact of Chemical and Topological Heterogeneity of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNT) on Uptake and Binding of Simple Molecules," Annual Meeting for the University/NETL Student Partnership Program, Pittsburgh, PA.

Kwon, S., Borguet, E., and Vidic, R.D., "Understanding the Impact of Chemical and Morphological Heterogeneity of Carbonaceous Surfaces on Mercury Adsorption," AEESP/AAEE Education and Research Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Kwon, S.J., Russell, J., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E.U., 2000, "Investigation of Adsorption/Desorption Kinetics on Carbonaceous Surfaces using Optical Deferential Reflectivity and Temperature Programmed Desorption," 65th Birthday Symposium Honoring John T. Yates, Jr., R.K. Mellon Professor of Chemistry and Director, Pittsburgh, PA.

Kwon, S.J., Russell, J., Vidic, R.D., and Borguet, E.U., 2000, "Phase Separation in Two Dimensions on Carbonaceous Surfaces: Implications for Atmospheric Chemistry," Annual Chemistry Conference, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Li, H., Vidic, R.D., Chien, S.H., Hsieh, M.K., Chowdhury, I., and Dzombak, D., 2008, "Reuse of treated internal or external wastewaters in the cooling systems of coal-based thermoelectric power plants," Poster Session, University of Pittsburgh Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

Li, H., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Reducing water footprint: internal water reuse for coal-based thermoelectric power generation," 3rd annual Student Industrial Ecology Conference (SIEC), International Society of Industrial Ecology (ISIE, Pittsburgh student chapter), Pittsburgh, PA.

Monnell, J., Li, H., Alvin, M., and Vidic, R.D., 2008, "Activated Carbon-Based Catalysts for Selective Hydrogen Sulfide Oxidation," Poster Session, University of Pittsburgh Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

Monnell, J.D., Vidic, R.D., Gang, D., Karash, A., and Granite, E.J., "Recent Advances in Trace Metal Capture Using Micro and Nano-Scale Sorbents," Proceedings of the 23rd Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Monnell, J.D., Chien, S.H., Hsieh, M.K., Dzombak, D.A., and Vidic, R.D., "Reuse of Treated Municipal Wastewater in Power Plant Cooling Systems: Feasibility Analysis," Proceedings of WEFTEC 2008 - Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, VA.

Murali Mohan, A., Vidic, R.D., and Gregory, K.B., 2011, "Impact of Treatment on Depth-dependent Microbial Communities in Flowback Water Impoundments from Hydraulic Fracturing Operations," Environmental Research and Poster Session organized by Steinbrenner Institute, Pittsburgh, PA.

Murali Mohan, A., Hartsock, A., Hammack, R.W., Vidic, R.D., and Gregory, K.B., 2012, "Microbial Ecology and Geochemistry of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid and Flowback Water from Devonian-aged Shale," Environmental Research and Poster Session organized by Steinbrenner Institute, Pittsburgh, PA.

Neufeld, R.D., Vidic, R.D., Bendick, J., and Miller, C.J., 2003, "Water Conservation using Ceramic Membrane Filtration: An Innovative Technology for the Combined Sewer Overflow Problem (poster presentation)," Science 2003 Symposium, University of Pittsburgh.