Publications by our Faculty


J. de Verteuil, P. G. Jessop, A. Bongers, “Integrating Simple Environmental Impact-Based Metrics into the Undergraduate Curriculum”, J. Chem. Educ. (2024) 101, 4, 1592–1598.

Lee, D. S,; Zarabadi, M. P.; Bhattacharjee, H.; Qi, L.; McLeod, J.; Saeedfar, K.; Singh, I.; Woods, A.; Messina, A.; Birss, V. I.; Crudden, C. M.; She, Z., “Toll Like Receptor-based Electrochemical Sensors via N-Heterocyclic Carbene-modified Surfaces: Towards Improved Sensing of DNA Molecules”, Mater. Adv., 2024, Accepted.

Macdonald, K.; Pei, Y.; Omoboye, A.; Lamothe, N.; Shi, Y.; McEleney, K.; Payne, S.J.; She, Z., “Enhancing Sensitivity of Manganese Detection in Drinking Water Using Nanomaterial AuNPs/GP”, ECS sens. Plus, 2023, 2 (3), 034602.

M. Sanger, D. Barker, P. G. Jessop, “Simultaneous switching of two different CO2-switchable amines in the same solution”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2024) 26, 11406-11413.

R. Abbasi, A. Mitchell, P. G. Jessop, M. F. Cunningham, “Crosslinking CO2‐Switchable Polymers for Paints and Coatings Applications”, RSC Appl. Polym. (2024) 2, 214-223.


Avazzadeh Samani F, Meunier L. Interactions of microplastics with contaminants in freshwater systems:  A review of characteristics, bioaccessibility, and environmental factors affecting sorption. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. Feb 20; 1-14.

M. Ramezani, S. N. Ellis, A. Riabtseva, M. F. Cunningham, P. G. Jessop, “CO2‐Responsive Low Molecular Weight Polymer with High Osmotic Pressure as a Draw Solute for Forward Osmosis”, GreenChem. (2023)15, 9457-9462. 

Obayomi KS, Lau SY, Mayowa IE, Danquah MK, Zhang J, Chiong T, Meunier L, Rahman MM. Recent advances in graphene-derived materials for biomedical waste treatment. Journal of Water Process Engineering 51: 103440. 2023.

Obayomi KS, Lau SY, Zahir A, Meunier L, Jianhua Z, Dada AO, Rahman MM. Removing methylene blue from water: A study of sorption effectiveness onto nanoparticles-doped activated carbon. Chemosphere 313: 137533. 2023.

O'Connor, Natalia & Patch, David & Noble, Diana & Scott, Jennifer & Koch, Iris & Mumford, Kevin & Weber, Kela. (2023). Forever no more: Complete mineralization of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) using an optimized UV/sulfite/iodide system. Science of The Total Environment. 888. 164137. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.164137. 

Pei, Y.; McEleney, K.; Payne, S.J., She, Z., “Incorporating quartz crystal microbalance with chronoamperometry to enhance manganese detection stability in drinking water”, 2023, Electrochim. Acta, 447, 142156.

Rezasoltani, S., & Champagne, P. (2023). An integrated approach for the phycoremediation of Pb(II) and the production of biofertilizer using nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria. Journal of hazardous materials, 445, 130448.

Shi, Y.; Pei, Y.; Lamothe, N.; Macdonald, K.; Payne, S.J.; She, Z., “Electrochemical Interference Study of Manganese and Iron by Multiplex Method and The Application for Manganese Analysis in Drinking Water”, ELISA, 2023, e2300011. (Invited contribution, theme “From Spark to Lightning – Young and Future Leaders in Electrochemistry”.)

V. S. Liberato, T. F. Ferreira, A. MacDonald, B. D. Ribeiro, M. A. Zarur Coelho and P. G. Jessop, “A CO2-responsive method for separating hydrophilic organic molecules from aqueous solutions: solvent-assisted switchable water”, Green Chem. (2023) 25, 4705-4712


Azizi, D., Arif, A., Blair, D., Dionne, J., Filion, Y., Ouarda, Y., Pazmino, A. G., Pulicharla, R., Rilstone, V., Tiwari, B., Vignale, L., Brar, S. K., Champagne, P., Drogui, P., Langlois, V. S., & Blais, J. F. (2022). A comprehensive review on current technologies for removal of endocrine disrupting chemicals from wastewaters. Environmental research, 207, 112196.

Farooq, A.J., M. Chamberlain, A. Poonja, K.G. Mumford, S. Wallace, K.P. Weber (2022), Peaks, pores, and dragon eggs: Uncovering and quantifying the heterogeneity of treatment wetland biofilm matrices, Science of the Total Environment, 158857.

M. J. Madden, S. N. Ellis, A. Riabtseva, A. D. Wilson, M. F. Cunningham, and P. G. Jessop, “Comparison of Vapour Pressure Osmometry, Freezing Point Osmometry and Direct Membrane Osmometry for Determining the Osmotic Pressure of Concentrated Solutions”, Desalination (2022) 539, 115946.

Mumford, K.G., Bryck, B.H. Kueper, S. Mancini, M. Kavanaugh, D. Reynolds (2022), Virtual site investigation to evaluate conceptual site model development at DNAPL-impacted sites, Accepted for publication in Groundwater Monitoring and Remediation.

Russell D, Hutchinson RA, Meunier L. Estimating the bioaccessibility of flocculants in the presence of sediments in model wastewater. Environmental Pollution. 315:120265 December 2022.


A.Riabtseva, S. Ellis, P. Champagne, P. Jessop, M. Cunningham,“CO2-responsive branched polymers for forward osmosis applications: the effect of branching on draw solute properties”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. (2021) 60, 9807-9816.

I. T. Cunha, H. Yang, and P. G. Jessop, "High pressure switchable water: an alternative method for separating organic products from water”, Green Chem. (2021) 21, 3996-4007.

Mistry I, Beaudoin C, Kotecha J, Evans H, Stevens M, Vermaire JC, Cooke SJ, Young N. (2021) Action research to improve water quality in Canadas Rideau Canal: how do local groups reshape environmental governance? Local Environment, 26(5): 575-594, DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2021.1904857

R. D. Jansen-van Vuuren, G. D. Vilela, M. Ramezani, P. H. Gilbert, D. Watson, N. Mullins, A. K. Lucas, A. J. Giacomin, M. F. Cunningham, and P. G. Jessop, CO2-responsive Superabsorbent Hydrogels Capable of >90% Dewatering When Immersed in Water”, ACS Appl. Polym. Mat. (2021) 3, 2153-2165.

Rilstone, V., Vignale, L., Craddock, J., Cushing, A., Filion, Y., & Champagne, P. (2021). The role of antibiotics and heavy metals on the development, promotion, and dissemination of antimicrobial resistance in drinking water biofilms. Chemosphere, 282, 131048.

S. N. Ellis, M. F. Cunningham, and P. G. Jessop, “A Forward Osmosis Hydrogel Draw Agent That Responds to Both Heat and CO2”, Desalination (2021) 510, 115074.