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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the areas of: - Environmental Engineering - Contaminated Land - Fate and Transport of Contaminants in Surface Water and Groundwater - Drinking Water Treatment - Detection and Monitoring of Harmful Substances in Wastewater

1987 …2019

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Research Output

2019

Uranium sequestration in sediment at an iron-rich contaminated site at Oak Ridge, Tennessee via bioreduction followed by reoxidation

Li, P-S., Wu, W-M., Phillips, D., Watson, D., Kelly, S., Mehlhorn, T., Earles, J., Tao, H-C., Zhang, T. & Criddle, C., 02 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Sciences. 85, p. 156-167 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Arsenic and Fluoride Removal from Contaminated Drinking Water with Haix-Fe-Zr and Haix-Zr Resin Beads

Phillips, D. H., Sen Gupta, B., Mukhopadhyay, S. & Sen Gupta, A. K., 01 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 215, p. 132-142

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)
124 Downloads (Pure)

Bacterial Community Shift and Coexisting/Coexcluding Patterns Revealed by Network Analysis in A Bioreduced Uranium Contaminated Site after Reoxidation

Li, B., Wu, W-M., Watson, D. B., Cardenas, E., Chao, Y., Phillips, D., Mehlhorn, T., Lowe, K., Kelly, S. D., Li, P., Tao, H., Tiedje, J. M., Criddle, C. S. & Zhang, T., 16 Feb 2018, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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14 Citations (Scopus)
186 Downloads (Pure)

Ubiquity of Polystyrene Consumption and Degradation by Mealworms (the larvae of Tenebrio molitor ) from Different Geographic Sources

Shan, M. H., Yang, S., Wu, W-M., Fan, H-Q., Brandon, A. M., Receveur, J., Li, Y., Fan, R., Wang, Z-Y., Gao, S-H., McClellan, R., Daliang, N., Phillips, D., Wang, H., Peng, B-Y., Li, P., Cai, S-Y., Ding, L-Y., Cai, W-W., Yang, J. & 12 others, Zheng, M., Ren, J., Zhang, Y-L., Gao, J., Xing, D., Ren, N-Q., Waymouth, R., Zhou, J., Tao, H-C., Picard, C., Benbow, M. & Criddle, C., 01 Dec 2018, In : Chemosphere. p. 262-272

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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16 Citations (Scopus)
191 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Mangrove density impacts on surface sediment accretion, belowground biomass and biogeochemistry in Puttalam Lagoon, Sri Lanka

Phillips, D. H., Kumara, M. P., Jayatissa, L. P., Krauss, K. W. & Huxham, M., Jun 2017, In : Wetlands. 37, 3, p. 471-483 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
201 Downloads (Pure)

Mercury content of sediments in East Fork Poplar Creek: Current assessment and past trends

Brooks, S., Eller, V., Dickson, J., Earles, J., Lowe, K., Mehlhorn, T., Olsen, T., DeRolph, C., Watson, D., Phillips, D. & Peterson, M., 15 Jan 2017, ORNL/TM-2016/578 ed. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT-Battelle, LLC, US Dept. of Energy. 88 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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288 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Rapid biodegradation of plastics by mealworms (larvae of Tenebrio molitor) brings hope to solve wast plastic pollution

Wu, W., Yang, S., Brandon, A. M., Yang, Y., Flannagan, J. A., Fan, H-Q., Cai, S-Y., Wang, Z-Y., Din, L-Y., Daliang, N., Yang, J., Ren, J., Tao, H-C., Phillips, D., Ren, N-Q., Zhou, J., Waymouth, R. & Criddle, C. S., 12 Dec 2016, AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 2016. American Geophysical Union

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2015

Contaminants in surface water and sediments around the Tynagh Mine, Galway, Ireland.

O'Neill, A., Phillips, D. H., Bowen, J. & Sen Gupta, B., 15 Apr 2015, In : Science of the Total Environment. 512-513, p. 261-272 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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16 Citations (Scopus)
230 Downloads (Pure)

Distribution of Uranium and Thorium in Dolomitic Gravel Fill and Shale Saprolite

Phillips, D. H. & Watson, D. B., 21 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 285, p. 474-482 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
168 Downloads (Pure)

Formation of soluble mercury oxide coatings: transformation of elemental mercury in soils

Miller, C. L., Watson, D. B., Lester, B., Howe, J. Y., Phillips, D. H., He, F., Liang, L. & Pierce, E. M., 2015, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 20, p. 12105–12111 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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11 Citations (Scopus)
234 Downloads (Pure)

Reducing SCADA System Nuisance Alarms in the Water Industry in Northern Ireland

O'Donoghue, N., Phillips, D. H. & Nicell, C., 01 Aug 2015, In : Water Environment Research. 87, 8, p. 751-757 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
496 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Distribution of arsenic and risk assessment of activities on a golf course fertilised with arsenic-containing Ascophyllum nodosum seaweed

O'Neill, A., Sengupta, B. & Phillips, D., 01 Jun 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 482-483, 1, p. 252-259 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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12 Citations (Scopus)
231 Downloads (Pure)

Landfill cap models under simulated climate change precipitation: Impacts of cracks and root growth

Sinnathamby, G., Phillips, D., Sivakumar, V. & Paksy, A., Mar 2014, In : Geotechnique. 64, 2, p. 95-107 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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18 Citations (Scopus)
425 Downloads (Pure)

Linking watershed terrain and hydrology to soil chemical properties, microbial communities and impacts on soil organic C in a humid mid-latitude forested watershed

Watson, D., Brooks, S., Schadt, C., Tang, G., Collier, N., Earls, J., Melhorn, T., Lowe, K., Brandt, C., Yang, Z., Phillips, D., Li, P. & Yuan, F., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Uranium sequestraton in a previously bioreduced substrate in response to invasion of nitrate containing groundwater

Wu, W-M., Watson, D., Li, B., Phillips, D., Chao, Y., Kelly, S., Mehlhorn, T., Lowe, K., Phillips, J., Earles, J., Tang, G., Li, P., Tao, H., Chen, Z., Zhang, T. & Criddle, C., 17 May 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2013

Arsenic in groundwater and its influence on exposure risks through traditionally cooked rice in Prey Vêng Province, Cambodia

O'Neill, A., Phillips, D. H., Kok, S., Chea, E., Seng, B. & Sen Gupta, B., 15 Nov 2013, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 262, p. 1072-1079 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Field observation of sequestration of uranium in iron-rich sediments under sequential reduction-oxidation conditions at the DOE Oak Ridge IFRC

Criddle, C., Wu, W-M., Watson, D., Mehlhorn, T., Lowe, K., Earles, J., Phillips, J., Tang, G., Li, B., Chao, Y., Zhang, T., Kelly, S. & Phillips, D., 2013, (In preparation) p. xx. 0 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Hydrobiogeochemical Interactions along “Flow Tubes” Controls: Watershed Scale Contaminant Flow and Transformation at the Oak Ridge IFRC

Watson, D., Schadt, C., Kostka, J., Jasrotia, P., Green, S., Kemner, K., Boyanov, P., Baker, G. & Phillips, D., 02 Apr 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Impact of manganese and iron oxides on the dissolution of elemental mercury

Watson, D., Miller, C., Howe, J., Lester, B., Phillips, D., Liang, L., Lowe, K. & Pierce, E., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Removal of natural hormones in dairy farm wastewater using reactive and sorptive materials

Cai, K., Phillips, D. H., Elliott, C. T., Muller, M., Scippo, M-L. & Connolly, L., 01 Sep 2013, In : The Science of the total environment. 461-462, p. 1- 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Sediment changes upstream and downstream of the Altnahinch Dam in the River Bush in Northern Ireland: A preliminary study

O'Flynn, K., Phillips, D. H. & Toland, M., 01 Nov 2013, In : Environmental Earth Sciences. 70, 6, p. 2645-2657 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Characterization of mercury contaminated soils from the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN, USA

Miller, C., Watson, D., Howe, J., Lester, B., Phillips, D., Liang, L. & Pierce, E., 2012, p. 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Impact of “Flow Tubes” within Structured Media on Groundwater Transport and Surface/ Groundwater Interactions Oak Ridge Integrated Field Research Challenge Site

Waston, D., Mehlhorn, T., Lowe, K., Schadt, C., Howe, J., Earles, J., Brooks, S., Hubbard, S., Ulrich, C., Peterson, J., Baker, G., Storniolo, R., Phillips, D. & Kosta, J., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Treatment of estrogens and androgens in dairy wastewater by a constructed wetland system.

Cai, K., Elliott, C., Phillips, D., Scippo, M. L., Muller, M. & Connolly, L., 01 May 2012, In : Water Research. 46, 7, p. 2333-2343 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)
2011

Effect of wetting on pore structure of compacted fine-grained soils

Sinnathamby, G., Phillips, D., Sivakumar, V. & Paksy, A., Oct 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Mineralogy of selected geological deposits from the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland as possible capping materials for low-level radioactive waste disposal facilities

Phillips, D., Sinnathamby, G., Russell, M. I., Anderson, C. & Pasky, A., Sep 2011, In : Applied Clay Science. 53, 3, p. 395-401 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Phosphorus Retention in a Constructed Wetland System used to Treat Dairy Wastewater

O'Neill, A., Foy, R. H. & Phillips, D., Apr 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 8, p. 5024-5031 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
2010

High density mangrove plantation enhances surface accretion, surface elevation change, and tree survival in coastal areas susceptible to sea-level rise

Kumara, M. P., Jayatissa, L. P., Krauss, K. W., Phillips, D. & Huxham, M., 2010, In : Oecologia. 164, 2, p. 545-553 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Citations (Scopus)

Micromorphology and mineralogy of interbasaltic palaeosols at Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland

Phillips, D., Smith, B. J., Russell, M. I. & McAlister, J. J., Jun 2010, p. 00-00. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Retrospective assessment of dryland soil stability in relation to grazing and climate change

Washington-Allen, R. A., West, N. E., Ramsey, R. D., Phillips, D. & Shugart, H. H., Jan 2010, In : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 160, 1-4, p. 101-121 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal Fluctuations of Phosphorus in Wastewater in an Agricultural Constructed Wetland System

Phillips, D., Jun 2010, p. 00-00. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Simulation of groundwater composition change due to deposition of uranium minerals in dolomite gravel fill

Zhang, F., Parker, J. C., Watson, D. B., Phillips, D. & Jardine, P. M., Jun 2010, ASCE Geoenvironmental Engineering and Geotechnics (Geotechnical Special Publication 204). He, Q. & Shen, S-L. (eds.). 204 GSP ed. Americal Society of Civil Engineers, p. 181-187 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Ten Year Performance Evaluation of a Field-Scale Zero-Valent Iron Permeable Reactive Barrier Installed to Remediate Trichloroethene Contaminated Groundwater

Phillips, D. H., Van Nooten, T., Bastiaens, L., Russell, M. I., Dickson, K., Plant, S., Ahad, J. M. E., Newton, T., Elliot, T. & Kalin, R. M., 26 Apr 2010, In : Environmental science & technology. 44, 10, p. 3861-3869 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

163 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Clay mineralogy of selected geological deposits from the United Kingdom as possible capping material for low-level radioactive waste disposal facilities

Sinnathamby, G., Phillips, D., Sivakumar, V., Russell, M. I., Anderson, C. & Pasky, A., Jun 2009, p. 00-00. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Permeable Reactive Barriers: A sustainable technology for cleaning contaminated groundwater in developing countries

Phillips, D., 15 Nov 2009, In : Desalination. 248, 1-3, p. 352-359 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Cost-Effective Clean-up of Contaminated Groundwater by Permeable Reactive Barriers

Phillips, D., May 2008, p. 00-00. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Deposition of Uranium Precipitates in Dolomitic Gravel Fill

Phillips, D. H., Watson, D. B., Kelly, S. D., Ravel, B. & Kemner, K. M., 2008, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 42, 19, p. 7104-7110 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Permeable reactive barriers: A sustainable technology for cleaning contaminated groundwater in developing countries

Phillips, D., May 2008, Water and Sanitation in International Development and Disaster Relief. Richards, B. S. & Schafer, A. I. (eds.). School of Engineering and Electronics, Univ. of Edinburgh, p. 413-420 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Speciation of Uranium in Sediments before and after In situ Biostimulation

Kelly, S. D., Kemner, K. M., Carley, J., Criddle, C., Jardine, P. M., Marsh, T. L., Phillips, D., Watson, D. & Wu, W-M., 25 Jan 2008, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 42, 5, p. 1558-1564 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

102 Citations (Scopus)

Uranium removal from contaminated groundwater by synthetic resins

Phillips, D. H., Gu, B., Watson, D. B. & Parmele, C. S., Jan 2008, In : Water Research. 42, 1-2, p. 260-268 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Fate and transport of volatile organic compounds in glacial till and groundwater at an industrial site in Northern Ireland

Phillips, D., Thomas, A. O., Plant, S., Forde, K., Norris, G., Bone, B. & Kalin, B., Jun 2007, In : Environmental Geology. 52, 6, p. 1117-1131 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Uranium Deposition in a Weathered Fractured Saprolite/Shale

Phillips, D., Watson, D. B. & Roh, Y., 15 Oct 2007, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 41(22), 22, p. 7653-7660 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Distribution of Uranium Contamination in Weathered Fractured Saprolite/Shale and Ground Water

Phillips, D., Watson, D. B., Roh, Y., Mehhorn, T. D., Moon, J-W. & Jardine, P. M., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 35, 5, p. 1715-1730 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Micromorphology of lamellae formed in an alluvial soil, Big Pine Tree Archeological Site, South Carolina

Phillips, D., Foss, J. E. & Goodyear, A. C., 2006, In : Soil Survey Horizons. 47, p. 46-50 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New Field Studies on Horace's Villa at Licenza, Italy

Foss, J. E., Essington, M. E., Roy, Y. & Phillips, D., 2006, The Horace's Villa Project 1997-2003 Vol. 1 Report on new feildwork and research. Frischer, B., Crawford, J. & De Simone, M. (eds.). Archaeopress, BAR International Series 1588, p. 307-315 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Physicochemical and mineralogical characteristics of soil/saprolite cores from a field research site, Tennessee

Phillips, D., Moon, J-W., Roh, Y., Phelps, T. J., Watson, D. B., Kim, Y-J. & Brooks, S. C., Sep 2006, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 35, 5, p. 1731-1741 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Uranium speciation in sediments before and after field scale microbial stimulation

Kelly, S. D., Kemner, K. M., Carley, J., Criddle, C. S., Phillips, D., Jardine, P., Watson, D. & Wu, W., Mar 2006, p. 00-00. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2005

Environment Agency Guidance on Treatability Studies for Permeable Reactive Barriers

Phillips, D., Boshoff, G., McGeough, K. L., Bone, B. D. & Kalin, R. M., Nov 2005, p. 00-00. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper