Dr James McDonald
Research Fellow

Dr James McDonald

Engineering
Water Research Centre

Research Fellow in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's Water Research Centre (WRC)

Phone
(+61 2) 9385 5452
Location
Vallentine Annexe (H22) Room 113 Kensington Campus
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Jamil S; Loganathan P; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Kandasamy J; Vigneswaran S, 2021, 'Enhanced nanofiltration rejection of inorganic and organic compounds from a wastewater-reclamation plant's micro-filtered water using adsorption pre-treatment', Separation and Purification Technology, vol. 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2020.118207
    Journal articles | 2021
    Li RA; McDonald JA; Sathasivan A; Khan SJ, 2021, 'A multivariate Bayesian network analysis of water quality factors influencing trihalomethanes formation in drinking water distribution systems', Water Research, vol. 190, pp. 116712 - 116712, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2020.116712
    Journal articles | 2020
    Guo Z; Liu J; Li Y; McDonald JA; Bin Zulkifli MY; Khan SJ; Xie L; Gu Z; Kong B; Liang K, 2020, 'Biocatalytic metal-organic framework nanomotors for active water decontamination', Chemical Communications, vol. 56, pp. 14837 - 14840, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0cc06429g
    Journal articles | 2020
    Jamil S; Loganathan P; Kandasamy J; Listowski A; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Vigneswaran S, 2020, 'Removal of organic matter from wastewater reverse osmosis concentrate using granular activated carbon and anion exchange resin adsorbent columns in sequence', Chemosphere, vol. 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127549
    Journal articles | 2019
    Li RA; McDonald JA; Sathasivan A; Khan SJ, 2019, 'Disinfectant residual stability leading to disinfectant decay and by-product formation in drinking water distribution systems: A systematic review', Water Research, vol. 153, pp. 335 - 348, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.01.020
    Journal articles | 2019
    Terechovs AKE; Ansari AJ; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Hai FI; Knott NA; Zhou J; Nghiem LD, 2019, 'Occurrence and bioconcentration of micropollutants in Silver Perch (Bidyanus bidyanus) in a reclaimed water reservoir', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 650, pp. 585 - 593, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.431
    Journal articles | 2019
    Zheng L; Price WE; McDonald J; Khan SJ; Fujioka T; Nghiem LD, 2019, 'New insights into the relationship between draw solution chemistry and trace organic rejection by forward osmosis', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 587, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2019.117184
    Journal articles | 2018
    Phan HV; Wickham R; Xie S; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Ngo HH; Guo W; Nghiem LD, 2018, 'The fate of trace organic contaminants during anaerobic digestion of primary sludge: A pilot scale study', Bioresource Technology, vol. 256, pp. 384 - 390, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.02.040
    Journal articles | 2018
    Scott PD; Coleman HM; Khan S; Lim R; McDonald JA; Mondon J; Neale PA; Prochazka E; Tremblay LA; Warne MSJ; Leusch FDL, 2018, 'Histopathology, vitellogenin and chemical body burden in mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) sampled from six river sites receiving a gradient of stressors', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 616-617, pp. 1638 - 1648, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.148
    Journal articles | 2018
    Song X; Luo W; McDonald J; Khan SJ; Hai FI; Guo W; Ngo HH; Nghiem LD, 2018, 'Effects of sulphur on the performance of an anaerobic membrane bioreactor: Biological stability, trace organic contaminant removal, and membrane fouling', Bioresource Technology, vol. 250, pp. 171 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.11.021
    Journal articles | 2018
    Song X; Luo W; McDonald J; Khan SJ; Hai FI; Price WE; Nghiem LD, 2018, 'An anaerobic membrane bioreactor – membrane distillation hybrid system for energy recovery and water reuse: Removal performance of organic carbon, nutrients, and trace organic contaminants', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 628-629, pp. 358 - 365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.02.057
    Journal articles | 2017
    Nguyen LN; Hai FI; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Price WE; Nghiem LD, 2017, 'Continuous transformation of chiral pharmaceuticals in enzymatic membrane bioreactors for advanced wastewater treatment', Water Science and Technology, vol. 76, pp. 1816 - 1826, http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wst.2017.331
    Journal articles | 2017
    Scott PD; Coleman HM; Colville A; Lim R; Matthews B; McDonald JA; Miranda A; Neale PA; Nugegoda D; Tremblay LA; Leusch FDL, 2017, 'Assessing the potential for trace organic contaminants commonly found in Australian rivers to induce vitellogenin in the native rainbowfish (Melanotaenia fluviatilis) and the introduced mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki)', Aquatic Toxicology, vol. 185, pp. 105 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.02.008
    Journal articles | 2017
    Semblante GU; Hai FI; McDonald J; Khan SJ; Nelson M; Lee DJ; Price WE; Nghiem LD, 2017, 'Fate of trace organic contaminants in oxic-settling-anoxic (OSA) process applied for biosolids reduction during wastewater treatment', Bioresource Technology, vol. 240, pp. 181 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.02.053
    Journal articles | 2017
    Yang S; McDonald J; Hai FI; Price WE; Khan SJ; Nghiem LD, 2017, 'Effects of thermal pre-treatment and recuperative thickening on the fate of trace organic contaminants during anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge', International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, vol. 124, pp. 146 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2017.06.002
    Journal articles | 2017
    Yang S; McDonald J; Hai FI; Price WE; Khan SJ; Nghiem LD, 2017, 'The fate of trace organic contaminants in sewage sludge during recuperative thickening anaerobic digestion', Bioresource Technology, vol. 240, pp. 197 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.02.020
    Journal articles | 2016
    King OC; van de Merwe JP; McDonald JA; Leusch FDL, 2016, 'Concentrations of levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol in wastewater effluents: Is the progestin also cause for concern?', Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, vol. 35, pp. 1378 - 1385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.3304
    Journal articles | 2016
    Lee SH; Blake IM; Larsen AG; McDonald JA; Ohkubo K; Fukuzumi S; Reimers JR; Crossley MJ, 2016, 'Synthetically tuneable biomimetic artificial photosynthetic reaction centres that closely resemble the natural system in purple bacteria', Chemical Science, vol. 7, pp. 6534 - 6550, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6sc01076h
    Journal articles | 2016
    Phan HV; McDonald JA; Hai FI; Price WE; Khan SJ; Fujioka T; Nghiem LD, 2016, 'Biological performance and trace organic contaminant removal by a side-stream ceramic nanofiltration membrane bioreactor', International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, vol. 113, pp. 49 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2016.02.019
    Journal articles | 2016
    Song X; McDonald J; Price WE; Khan SJ; Hai FI; Ngo HH; Guo W; Nghiem LD, 2016, 'Effects of salinity build-up on the performance of an anaerobic membrane bioreactor regarding basic water quality parameters and removal of trace organic contaminants', Bioresource Technology, vol. 216, pp. 399 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2016.05.075
    Journal articles | 2016
    Yang S; Hai FI; Price WE; McDonald J; Khan SJ; Nghiem LD, 2016, 'Occurrence of trace organic contaminants in wastewater sludge and their removals by anaerobic digestion', Bioresource Technology, vol. 210, pp. 153 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2015.12.080
    Journal articles | 2015
    Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Rejection of trace organic chemicals by a hollow fibre cellulose triacetate reverse osmosis membrane', Desalination, vol. 368, pp. 69 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2014.06.011
    Journal articles | 2015
    Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Rejection of trace organic chemicals by a nanofiltration membrane: The role of molecular properties and effects of caustic cleaning', Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology, vol. 1, pp. 846 - 854, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5ew00170f
    Journal articles | 2015
    Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Validating the rejection of trace organic chemicals by reverse osmosis membranes using a pilot-scale system', Desalination, vol. 358, pp. 18 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2014.11.033
    Journal articles | 2015
    Phan HV; Hai FI; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Zhang R; Price WE; Broeckmann A; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Nutrient and trace organic contaminant removal from wastewater of a resort town: Comparison between a pilot and a full scale membrane bioreactor', International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, vol. 102, pp. 40 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2015.02.010
    Journal articles | 2015
    Phan HV; Hai FI; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; van de Merwe JP; Leusch FDL; Zhang R; Price WE; Broeckmann A; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Impact of hazardous events on the removal of nutrients and trace organic contaminants by an anoxic-aerobic membrane bioreactor receiving real wastewater', Bioresource Technology, vol. 192, pp. 192 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2015.05.059
    Journal articles | 2015
    Teo TLL; Mcdonald JA; Coleman HM; Khan SJ, 2015, 'Analysis of organophosphate flame retardants and plasticisers in water by isotope dilution gas chromatography-electron ionisation tandem mass spectrometry', Talanta, vol. 143, pp. 114 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2015.04.091
    Journal articles | 2015
    Wijekoon KC; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Hai FI; Price WE; Nghiem LD, 2015, 'Development of a predictive framework to assess the removal of trace organic chemicals by anaerobic membrane bioreactor', Bioresource Technology, vol. 189, pp. 391 - 398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2015.04.034
    Journal articles | 2014
    Fernández RL; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Le-Clech P, 2014, 'Removal of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupting chemicals by a submerged membrane photocatalysis reactor (MPR)', Separation and Purification Technology, vol. 127, pp. 131 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2014.02.031
    Journal articles | 2014
    Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Nghiem LD, 2014, 'Nanofiltration of trace organic chemicals: A comparison between ceramic and polymeric membranes', Separation and Purification Technology, vol. 136, pp. 258 - 264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2014.08.039
    Journal articles | 2014
    Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Roux A; Poussade Y; Drewes JE; Nghiem LD, 2014, 'Modelling the rejection of N-nitrosamines by a spiral-wound reverse osmosis system: Mathematical model development and validation', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 454, pp. 212 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2013.12.008
    Journal articles | 2014
    Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Roux A; Poussade Y; Drewes JE; Nghiem LD, 2014, 'N-nitrosamine rejection by reverse osmosis: Effects of membrane exposure to chemical cleaning reagents', Desalination, vol. 343, pp. 60 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2013.10.032
    Journal articles | 2014
    Fujioka T; Tu KL; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Roux A; Poussade Y; Drewes JE; Nghiem LD, 2014, 'Rejection of small solutes by reverse osmosis membranes for water reuse applications: A pilot-scale study', Desalination, vol. 350, pp. 28 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2014.07.002
    Journal articles | 2014
    Khan SJ; Wang L; Hashim NH; Mcdonald JA, 2014, 'Distinct enantiomeric signals of ibuprofen and naproxen in treated wastewater and sewer overflow', Chirality, vol. 26, pp. 739 - 746, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chir.22258
    Journal articles | 2014
    Monsalvo VM; McDonald JA; Khan SJ; Le-Clech P, 2014, 'Removal of trace organics by anaerobic membrane bioreactors', Water Research, vol. 49, pp. 103 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2013.11.026
    Journal articles | 2014
    Scott PD; Bartkow M; Blockwell SJ; Coleman HM; Khan SJ; Lim R; McDonald JA; Nice H; Nugegoda D; Pettigrove V; Tremblay LA; Warne MSJ; Leusch FDL, 2014, 'A national survey of trace organic contaminants in Australian rivers', Journal of Environmental Quality, vol. 43, pp. 1702 - 1712, http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/jeq2014.01.0012
    Journal articles | 2013
    Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald J; Roux AS; Poussade Y; Drewes J; Nghiem LD, 2013, 'N-nitrosamine rejection by nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes: The importance of membrane characteristics', Desalination, vol. 316, pp. 67 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2013.01.028
    Journal articles | 2013
    Fujioka T; Khan SJ; McDonald JA; Roux A; Poussade Y; Drewes JE; Nghiem LD, 2013, 'N-nitrosamine rejection by reverse osmosis membranes: A full-scale study', Water Research, vol. 47, pp. 6141 - 6148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2013.07.035
    Journal articles | 2013
    Wijekoon KC; Fujioka T; McDonald J; Khan SJ; Hai FI; Price WE; Nghiem LD, 2013, 'Removal of N-nitrosamines by an aerobic membrane bioreactor', Bioresource Technology, vol. 141, pp. 41 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2013.01.057
    Journal articles | 2010
    Khan SJ; McDonald J, 2010, 'Quantifying human exposure to contaminants for multiple-barrier water reuse systems', Water Science and Technology, vol. 61, pp. 77 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wst.2010.760
    Journal articles | 2010
    Tadkaew N; Sivakumar M; Khan SJ; McDonald J; Nghiem LD, 2010, 'Effect of mixed liquor pH on the removal of trace organic contaminants in a membrane bioreactor', Bioresource Technology, vol. 101, pp. 1494 - 1500, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2009.09.082
    Journal articles | 2007
    Kadish KM; Wenbo E; Sintic PJ; Sintic PJ; Shao J; Ohkubo K; Fukuzumi S; Govenlock LJ; McDonald J; Try AC; Cai Z; Reimers JR; Crossley MJ, 2007, 'Quinoxalino[2,3-b']porphyrins Behave as Ĉ -Expanded Porphyrins upon One-Electron Reduction: Broad Control of the Degree of Delocalization through Substitution at the Macrocycle Periphery', Journal Physical Chemistry Part B: Materials, Surfaces, Interfaces and Biophysical, vol. 111, pp. 8762 - 8774, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp0726743
    Journal articles | 2003
    Kashiwahi Y; Ohkubo K; McDonald J; Blake IM; Crossley MJ; Araki Y; Ito O; Ito O; Imahori H; Fukuzumi S, 2003, 'Long-lived Charge-separated State Produced by Photo-induced Electron Transfer in Zinc Imidazoporphyrin-C60 Dyad', Organic Letters, vol. 5, pp. 2719 - 2721, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ol0349256
    Journal articles | 1999
    Crossley MJ; McDonald JA, 1999, 'Fused porphyrin-imidazole systems: New building blocks for synthesis of porphyrin arrays', Journal of the Chemical Society - Perkin Transactions 1, pp. 2429 - 2431, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/a905507j