Wim Rulkens

prof.dr.ir.

    1989 …2017
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    2015
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Modelling and evaluating municipal solid waste management strategies in a mega-city: The case of Ho Chi Minh City

    ThiKimOanh, L., Bloemhof-Ruwaard, J. M., van Buuren, J. C. L., van der Vorst, J. G. A. J. & Rulkens, W. H., 2015, In : Waste Management and Research. 33, 4, p. 370-380

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Municipal solid waste
    Waste management
    Waste treatment
    Developing countries
    Costs
    2012
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Effect of low dosages of powdered activated carbon on membrane bioreactor performance

    Remy, M. J. J., Temmink, H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2012, In : Water Science and Technology. 65, 5, p. 954-961

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Bioreactors
    bioreactor
    Activated carbon
    activated carbon
    membrane
    2011
    12 Citations (Scopus)

    Low powdered activated carbon concentrations to improve MBR sludge filterability at high salinity and low temperature

    Remy, M. J. J., Temmink, B. G., van den Brink, P. & Rulkens, W. H., 2011, In : Desalination. 276, 1-3, p. 403-407

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Bioreactors
    bioreactor
    Activated carbon
    activated carbon
    sludge
    2010
    33 Citations (Scopus)

    Anaerobic effluent disinfection using ozone: Byproducts formation

    Silva, G. H. R., Daniel, L. A., Bruning, H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2010, In : Bioresource Technology. 101, 18, p. 6981-6986

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Disinfection
    Ozone
    disinfection
    Byproducts
    Effluents
    9 Citations (Scopus)
    Open Access
    desorption
    particle size
    dieldrin
    kinetics
    sediment
    82 Citations (Scopus)

    Why low powdered activated carbon addition reduces membrane fouling in MBRs

    Remy, M. J. J., Potier, V., Temmink, B. G. & Rulkens, W. H., 2010, In : Water Research. 44, 3, p. 861-867

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Membrane fouling
    Bioreactors
    fouling
    bioreactor
    Activated carbon
    2009

    Air Treatment Techniques for Abatement of Emissions from Intensive Livestock Production

    Melse, R. W., Ogink, N. W. M. & Rulkens, W. H., 2009, In : The Open Agriculture Journal. 3, p. 6-12

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
    livestock farming
    scrubbers
    livestock production
    ammonia
    air
    52 Citations (Scopus)

    Low dose powdered activated carbon addition at high sludge retention times to reduce fouling in membrane bioreactors

    Remy, M. J. J., van der Marel, P., Zwijnenburg, A., Rulkens, W. H. & Temmink, B. G., 2009, In : Water Research. 43, 2, p. 345-350

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Fouling
    Bioreactors
    fouling
    bioreactor
    Activated carbon

    Opportunities to improve energy recovery from sewage sludge

    Rulkens, W. H., 2009, In : Water 21 : magazine of the International Water Association. 2009, december, p. 24

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

    Incineration
    Sewage sludge
    Agriculture
    sludge
    Recovery
    51 Citations (Scopus)
    scrubbers
    Scrubbers
    livestock farming
    Livestock
    livestock production
    2008
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Desorption of dieldrin from field aged sediments: simulating flood events

    Smit, M. P. J., Grotenhuis, J. T. C., Bruning, H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2008, In : Journal of Soils and Sediments. 8, 2, p. 80-85

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    dieldrin
    desorption
    sediment
    particle size
    mass transfer
    38 Citations (Scopus)

    Development of a test method to access the sludge reduction potential of aquatic organisms in activated sludge

    Buijs, B. R., Klapwijk, A., Elissen, H. J. H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2008, In : Bioresource Technology. 99, 17, p. 8360-8366

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Aquatic organisms
    aquatic organism
    activated sludge
    sludge
    Biomass
    7 Citations (Scopus)
    Open Access
    chemical process
    wastewater
    brackish water
    desalination
    solid waste

    Milieutechnologie: snelweg naar een duurzame ontwikkeling

    Rulkens, W. H., 2008, In : Afvalwaterwetenschap. 7, 2, p. 72-92

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Population dynamics of free-swimming Annelida in four Dutch wastewater treatment plants in relation to process characteristics

    Elissen, H. J. H., Peeters, E. T. H. M., Buijs, B. R., Klapwijk, A. & Rulkens, W. H., 2008, In : Hydrobiologia. 605, 1, p. 131-142

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Annelida
    wastewater treatment
    population dynamics
    sludge
    multivariate analysis
    319 Citations (Scopus)

    Sewage sludge as a biomass resource for the production of energy: Overview and assessment of the various options

    Rulkens, W. H., 2008, In : Energy & Fuels. 22, 1, p. 9-15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Sewage sludge
    Biomass
    Waste incineration
    Biofuels
    Poisons
    2007
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Biochemical ripening of dredged sediments. part 1. Kinetics of biological organic matter mineralization and chemical sulfur oxidation

    Vermeulen, J., van Gool, M. P. M., Dorleijn, A. S., Joziasse, J., Bruning, H., Rulkens, W. H. & Grotenhuis, J. T. C., 2007, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 26, 12, p. 2530-2539

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    ripening
    Sulfur
    Biological materials
    Sediments
    sulfur
    183 Citations (Scopus)

    NH3, N2O and CH4 emissions during passively aerated composting of straw-rich pig manure

    Szanto, G. L., Hamelers, H. V. M., Rulkens, W. H. & Veeken, A. H. M., 2007, In : Bioresource Technology. 98, 14, p. 2659-2670

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Composting
    Manures
    Straw
    composting
    pig
    32 Citations (Scopus)

    Theory and application of landfarming to remediate polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and mineral oil-contaminated sediments: beneficial reuse

    Harmsen, J., Rulkens, W. H., Sims, R. C., Rijtema, P. E. & Zweers, A. J., 2007, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 36, 4, p. 1112-1122

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Mineral oils
    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    Microorganisms
    PAH
    Sediments
    2006
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Increasing the Environmental Sustainability of Sewage Treatment by Mitigating Pollutant Pathways

    Rulkens, W. H., 2006, In : Environmental Engineering Science. 23, 4, p. 650-665

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Sewage treatment
    Poisons
    sewage treatment
    Sustainable development
    sustainability
    112 Citations (Scopus)

    Options for Environmental Sustainability of the Crude Palm Oil Industry in Thailand through Enhancement of Industrial Ecosystems

    Chavalparit, O., Rulkens, W. H., Mol, A. P. J. & Khaodhair, S., 2006, In : Environment, Development and Sustainability. 8, 2, p. 271-287

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    crude oil
    oil industry
    Thailand
    sustainability
    industry
    2005
    33 Citations (Scopus)

    Bioavailability: concept for understanding or tool for predicting?

    Harmsen, J., Rulkens, W. H. & Eijsackers, H. J. P., 2005, In : Land Contamination and Reclamation. 13, 2, p. 161-171

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Heavy metals precipitation in sewage sludge

    Marchioretto, M. M., Rulkens, W. H. & Bruning, H., 2005, In : Separation Science and Technology. 40, 16, p. 3393-3405

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Sewage sludge
    Heavy Metals
    Heavy metals
    Metals
    Sludge disposal
    27 Citations (Scopus)

    Introduction to the treatment of polluted sediments

    Rulkens, W. H., 2005, In : Reviews in Environmental Science & Bio-technology. 4, 3, p. 213-221

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Remediation
    Sediments
    remediation
    sediment
    chemical
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Quantification of physical properties of dredged sediments during physical ripening

    Vermeulen, J., Dijk, S. G., Grotenhuis, J. T. C. & Rulkens, W. H., 2005, In : Geoderma. 129, 3-4, p. 147-166

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    ripening
    physical properties
    physical property
    sediments
    bioremediation
    18 Citations (Scopus)

    The effect of salts on ozone oxidation processes

    Boncz, M. A., Bruning, H., Rulkens, W. H., Zuilhof, H. & Sudhölter, E. J. R., 2005, In : Ozone-Science and Engineering. 27, 4, p. 287-292

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Ozone
    Salts
    ozone
    salt
    oxidation
    2004
    34 Citations (Scopus)

    A GIS-based approach for the long-term prediction of human health risks at contaminated sites

    Bien, J. D., Meer, J., Rulkens, W. H. & Rijnaarts, H. H. M., 2004, In : Environmental Modeling and Assessment. 9, 4, p. 221-226

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    health risk
    GIS
    risk assessment
    prediction
    ArcView

    Environmental reform of food-processing industry: an industrial ecology approach on Bien Hoa 1 Industrial Zone, Vietnam

    Tran Thi My Dieu, Mol, A. P. J. & Rulkens, W. H., 2004, In : International Journal of Business and Society. 5, 1, p. 29-57

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Heavy metals removal from sewage sludge : Is practical application a feasible option?

    Marchioretto, M. M., Rulkens, W. H. & Bruning, H., 2004, In : Journal of Residuals Science & Technology. 1, 3, p. 175-181

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Sewage sludge
    Heavy Metals
    Heavy metals
    heavy metal
    Sulfur
    17 Citations (Scopus)

    Recovery of energy from sludge - comparison of the various options

    Rulkens, W. H. & Bien, J. D., 2004, In : Water Science and Technology. 50, 9, p. 213-221

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Organic carbon
    organic carbon
    sludge
    Recovery
    energy
    27 Citations (Scopus)

    Sustainable sludge management : what are the challenges for the future?

    Rulkens, W. H., 2004, In : Water Science and Technology. 49, 10, p. 11-19

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Carbon inorganic compounds
    Sustainable development
    sludge
    Health
    sustainability
    2003

    Duurzame Slibverwerking waar liggen de toekomstige ontwikkelingen en uitdagingen

    Rulkens, W. H., 2003, In : Afvalwaterwetenschap. 2, 1, p. 17-32

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    36 Citations (Scopus)

    Innovative developments in the selective removal and reuse of heavy metals from wastewaters

    Veeken, A. H. M. & Rulkens, W. H., 2003, In : Water Science and Technology. 47, 10, p. 9-16

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Heavy metals
    Wastewater
    sulfide
    heavy metal
    wastewater
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Innovative reactor technology for selective oxidation of toxic organic pollutants in wastewater by ozone

    Boncz, M. A., Bruning, H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2003, In : Water Science and Technology. 47, 10, p. 17-24

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Organic pollutants
    organic pollutant
    Ozone
    Wastewater
    ozone
    35 Citations (Scopus)

    Ripening of clayey dredged sediments during temporary upland disposal, A Bioremediation technique.

    Vermeulen, J., Grotenhuis, J. T. C., Joziasse, J. & Rulkens, W. H., 2003, In : Journal of Soils and Sediments. 3, 1, p. 49-59

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    ripening
    bioremediation
    sediment
    dewatering
    aeration
    2002
    119 Citations (Scopus)

    Amorphous and condensed organic matter domains : the effects of persulfate oxidation on the composition of soil/sediment organic matter

    Cuypers, M. P., Grotenhuis, J. T. C., Nierop, K. G. J., Maneiro Franco, E., de Jager, A. & Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Chemosphere. 48, p. 919-931

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Biological materials
    Sediments
    Soil
    Soils
    oxidation

    Building on polymer

    Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Tobacco Journal International. 40, 1, p. 57-60

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

    38 Citations (Scopus)

    Heavy metals extraction from anaerobically digested sludge

    Marchioretto, M. M., Bruning, H., Loan, N. T. P. & Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Water Science and Technology. 46, 10, p. 1-8

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Heavy metals
    heavy metal
    digested sludge
    chemical
    hydrochloric acid
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Remediation of fine fractions of dredged sediments by flotation

    Mulleneers, H. A. E., van der Mark, B., Geraets, J., van Gelder, B., Bruning, H., Rulkens, W. H. & Koopal, L. K., 2002, In : Environmental Technology. 23, 8, p. 877-887

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
    Flotation
    Remediation
    PAH
    Sediments
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Selective separation of fine particles by a new flotation approach

    Mulleneers, H. A. E., Koopal, L. K., Bruning, H. & Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Separation Science and Technology. 37, p. 2097-2112

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Flotation
    Remediation
    Silicon Dioxide
    Sediments
    Sodium
    196 Citations (Scopus)

    The estimation of PAH bioavailability in contaminated sediments using hydroxypropyl-ß-cyclodextrin and Trition X-100 extraction techniques

    Cuypers, M. P., Pancras, T., Grotenhuis, J. T. C. & Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Chemosphere. 46, p. 1235-1245

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Vapor Extraction/Bioventing Sequential Treatment of Soil Contaminated with Volatile and SemiVolatile Hydrocarbon Mixtures

    Malina, G., Grotenhuis, J. T. C. & Rulkens, W. H., 2002, In : Bioremediation journal. 6, 2, p. 159-176

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    bioventing
    toluene
    hydrocarbon
    air
    saturation
    2001
    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Application of a mechanistic desorption-biodegradation model to describe the behavior of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in peat soil aggregates

    Mulder, H., Breure, A. M. & Rulkens, W. H., 2001, In : Chemosphere. 42, p. 285-299

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    18 Citations (Scopus)

    Flotation with polyelectrolytes as a first step of a more sustainable wastewater treatment system

    Mels, A. R., Rulkens, W. H., van der Meer, A. K., van Nieuwenhuijzen, A. F. & klapwijk, A., 2001, In : Water Science and Technology. 43, 11, p. 83-90

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    64 Citations (Scopus)

    Phosphate recycling in the phosphorus industry

    Schipper, W. J., Klapwijk, A., Potjer, A., Rulkens, W. H., Temmink, B. G., Kiestra, F. D. G. & Lijmbach, A. C. M., 2001, In : Environmental Technology. 22, 11, p. 1337-1346

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Ashes
    Phosphorus
    Recycling
    recycling
    Phosphates
    36 Citations (Scopus)

    Prediction of complete bioremediation periods for PAH soil pollutants in different physical states by mechanistic models

    Mulder, H., Breure, A. M. & Rulkens, W. H., 2001, In : Chemosphere. 43, p. 1085-1094

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    40 Citations (Scopus)

    Prediction of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Bioavailability in Contaminated Soils and Sediments

    Cuypers, M. P., Clemens, R., Grotenhuis, J. T. C. & Rulkens, W. H., 2001, In : Soil and Sediment Contamination. 10, 5, p. 459-482

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Petroleum
    petroleum hydrocarbon
    Hydrocarbons
    polluted soils
    petroleum
    2000
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Effect of mass-transfer limitations on the bioavailability of sorbed naphtalene in synthetic model soil matrices

    Mulder, H., Breure, A. M., van Andel, J. G., Grotenhuis, J. T. C. & Rulkens, W. H., 2000, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 19, p. 2224-2234

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Biological Availability
    bioavailability
    mass transfer
    Soil
    Mass transfer

    Milieutechnologie : Technologie voor een duurzame ontwikkeling

    Rulkens, W. H., 2000, In : NVOX Tijdschrift voor Natuurwetenschap op School. 25, 1, p. 17-21

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

    141 Citations (Scopus)

    Rapid persulfate oxidation predicts PAH bioavailability in soils and sediments

    Cuypers, M. P., Grotenhuis, J. T. C., Joziasse, J. & Rulkens, W. H., 2000, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 34, 10, p. 2057-2063

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
    bioavailability
    PAH
    Sediments
    Soils