Tarabara Research Group

 

Other publications: Research posters

 

* Presenter's name is underlined

  58. Shi, H.; Xagoraraki, I.; Parent, K. N.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Understanding virus adhesion to surfaces: Example of human adenovirus 40 recovery from tap and surface water for detection. Poster presented at 2017 AEESP meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, June 20-22, 2017.
  57. Hejase, C.; Tummons, E. N.; Chew, J. W.; Fane, A. G.; Tarabara, V. V. Deoiling saline emulsions by porous membranes: A direct visualization study. Poster presented at 2017 Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, June 20-22, 2017.
  56. Babkin, M.; Klestova, Z.; Tarabara, V.; Blotska, O.; Dremykh, Yu. Virus inactivation in farm wastewater. Poster presented at 2017 Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP) Ukraine Regional One Health Research Symposium, Kyiv, Ukraine, April 24-28, 2017.
  55. Lasareishvili, B.; Osepashvili, M.; Gogibedashvili, L.; Tediashvili, M.; Jaiani, E.; Tarabara, V. Podoviridae phages as surrogates for validating efficacy of membrane filters. Poster presented at Centennial Celebration of Bacteriophage Research, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, April 23-26, 2017.
  54. Wrobel, B.; Burns, N.; Tarabara, V. V. Evaluation of seeds of Moringa oleifera (drumstick tree) as a natural coagulant for water treatment. Poster presented at 2017 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum, East Lansing, MI, April 7, 2017.
  53. Dang, H. T. T.; Tarabara, V. V. Kinetics of bacteriophage MS2 deposition onto polyelectrolyte-coated surfaces. Poster presented at 2017 MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, March 30, 2017.
  52. Hejase, C.; Chew, J. W.; Fane, A. G.; Tarabara, V. V. Deoiling saline emulsions by porous membranes: A direct visualization study. Poster presented at 2017 MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, March 30, 2017.
  51. Shi, H.; Xagoraraki, I.; Parent, K. N.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Recovery of human adenovirus 40 from tap and surface water by crossflow ultrafiltration: Experimental determination and XDLVO predictions based on virion characterization. Poster presented at 2017 MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, March 30, 2017.
  50. Hejase, C.; Chew, J. W.; Fane, A. G.; Tarabara, V. V. Deoiling saline emulsions by porous membranes: A direct visualization study. Poster presented at 2017 Borchardt Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, February 22, 2017.
  49. Dang, H. T. T.; Tarabara, V. V. Deposition kinetics of bacteriophage MS2 onto polyelectrolyte-coated surfaces. Poster presented at 2017 Borchardt Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, February 21, 2017.
  48. Dang, H. T. T.; Tarabara, V. V. Deposition kinetics of bacteriophage MS2 onto polyelectrolyte-coated surfaces. Poster presented at 2016 ESPP research symposium "Environmental Health", East Lansing, MI, November 11, 2016.
  47. LaRoy, C.; Snow, S.; Roualdes, S. Tarabara, V. TiO2-mediated photocatalysis for wastewater disinfection: Effect of dissolved organics. Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences, East Lansing, MI, July 22, 2016.
  46. Dang, H. T. T.; Tarabara, V. V. Deposition kinetics of bacteriophage MS2 onto charged surfaces. Poster presented at 2016 MSU Engineering Graduate Symposium, East Lansing, MI, March 31, 2016.
  45. O'Brien, E.; Munir, M.; Marsh, T.; Tarabara, V.; Lesage, G.; Heran, M.; Xagoraraki, I. Diversity of DNA viruses in membrane bioreactor effluents in France and the United States: Comparisons with the effluent of a conventional utility and natural waters. Poster presented at 2016 MSU Engineering Graduate Symposium, East Lansing, MI, March 31, 2016.
  44. Tummons, E. N.; Tarabara, V. V.; Chew, J. W.; Fane, A. G. Behavior of oil droplets at the membrane surface during microfiltration. Poster presented at 2016 MSU Engineering Graduate Symposium, East Lansing, MI, March 31, 2016.
  43 Yang, Z.; Tarabara, V.; Bruening, M. Surfactant effect on filtration of oil/water emulsions with polymer brush-modified membranes. Poster presented at the North American Membrane Society (NAMS) 25th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, June, 2015.
  42. Jahangiri Mamouri, S.; Bénard, A.; Tarabara, V. V. Numerical simulation of a charged particle in a charged rotating tubular membrane. Poster presented at 2015 MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, April 9, 2015.
  41. Yin, Z.; Tarabara, V. V.; Xagoraraki, I. Human adenovirus removal by hollow fiber membranes in a bench-scale MBR: The effect of silica particles and humic acid as model foulants. Poster presented at 2014 MSU Engineering Graduate Symposium, East Lansing, MI, March 27, 2014.
  40. Starr, B.; Gorobets, A. V.; Tarabara, V. V.; Bruening, M. L.; Bénard, A. Produced water treatment using hybrid hydrocyclone-membrane technology. Poster presented at 2014 MSU Engineering Graduate Symposium, East Lansing, MI, March 27, 2014.
  39. Motin, A.; Tarabara, V. V.; Petty, C. A.; Bénard, A. Analyses of hydrodynamic features and separation performance of a hydrocyclone used for oil-water separation. Poster presented at 2014 MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, March 27, 2014.
  38. Motin, A.; Tarabara, V. V.; Petty, C. A.; Bénard, A. Analyses of hydrodynamic features and separation performance of a hydrocyclone used for oil-water separation. Poster presented at Oil & Gas and Chemical Processing Filtration and Separation Conference, Houston, TX, March 24-26, 2014.
  37. Yin, Z.; Tarabara, V. V.; Xagoraraki, I. Human adenovirus removal by hollow fiber membranes in a bench-scale MBR - The effect of silica particles and humic acid as model foulants. Poster presented at 23rd Triennial Borchardt Conference Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, MI, February 25-26, 2014.
  36. Calderon, C. M.; Tarabara, V. V. Fractal nature of viscous fingers formed during oil-water separation. Poster presented at 2013 Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences (Mid-SURE), Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, July 24, 2013.
  35. Dulebohn, J.; Ahmadiannamini, P.; Wang, T.; Kim, S.-S.; Pinnavaia, T. J.; Tarabara, V. V. Polymer mesocomposite membranes for water purification. Poster presented at MSU Innovation Celebration, East Lansing, MI, June 6, 2013.
  34. Motin, A.; Bénard, A. Tarabara, V. V. Cross flow filtration hydrocyclone (CFFH) for oil-water separation. Poster presented at 2012 MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, November 9, 2012.
  33. Wang, F.; Shi, H.; Tarabara, V. V. Combined effect of sparingly soluble salts and colloids on the desalination performance of reverse osmosis membranes. Poster presented at 2012 MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, November 9, 2012.
  32. Tarabara, V. V.; Guo, B.; Pasco, E. V.; Wingate, A. J. Hybrid microfiltration-UV process for high efficiency disinfection. Poster presented at MSU Summer Undergraduate Research Forum, East Lansing, MI, July 23, 2012.
  31. Guo, B.; Pasco, E. V.; DiFranco, N.; Tarabara, V. V. Hybrid microfiltration-UV process for high efficiency disinfection. Poster presented at 2011 MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, November 4, 2011.
  30. Rogensues, A. R.; Crock, C. A.; Shan, W.; Tarabara, V. V. Mixed matrix materials with hierarchical fillers as a conceptual framework for the design of multifunctional nanocomposite membranes. Poster presented at 2011 MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, November 4, 2011.
  29. Pasco, E. V.; Xagoraraki, I.; Hashsham, S. A.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Polyelectrolyte multilayer films as sacrificial anti-adhesive membrane coatings: A “snake-skin” approach to virus recovery for detection. Poster presented at 2011 MSU Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, East Lansing, MI, November 4, 2011.
  28. Rogensues, A. R.; Crock, C. A.; Shan, W.; Tarabara, V. V. Polymer nanocomposite materials with hierarchical fillers as a conceptual framework for the design of multifunctional membranes. Poster presented at 22st Triennial Borchardt Conference Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, MI, February 23, 2011.
  27. Pasco, E. V.; Xagoraraki, I.; Hashsham, S. A.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Pathogen concentration by ultrafiltration: Effects of hydraulic conditions on virus rejection and recovery. Poster presented at 22st Triennial Borchardt Conference Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, MI, February 23, 2011.
  26. Pasco, E. V.; Xagoraraki, I.; Hashsham, S. A.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Pathogen concentration by ultrafiltration: Effects of hydraulic conditions on virus rejection and recovery. Poster presented at 2011 AWWA/MWEA Joint Expo, Lansing, MI, February 8, 2011.
  25. Byun, S.; Davies, S. H. R.; Baumann, M. J.; Masten, S. J.; Tarabara, V. V.; Alpatova, A. L. Effect of ozonation on the performance of catalytic membranes for hybrid ozonation-filtration. Poster presented at 2010 Joint Expo MI AWWA, Lansing, MI, February 2-3, 2010.
  24. Shan, W.; Bacchin, P.; Aimar, P.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Polyelectrolyte multilayer films as backflushable nanofiltration membranes with tunable hydrophilicity and surface charge. Poster presented at AEESP meeting, Iowa City, IA, July 28, 2009.
  23. Shan, W.; Adusumilli, M.; Pasco, E. V.; Hashsham, S. A.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Polyelectrolyte multilayer films as antiadhesive coatings with tunable hydrophilicity and surface charge. Poster presented at 2009 IWA Particle and Nanoparticle Separation conference, Duke, NC, June 3-5, 2009.
  22. Taurozzi, J. S.; Rogensues, A. R.; Tarabara, V. V. Effect of filler aspect ratio and loading on the properties of porous nanocomposite membranes. Poster presented at 2009 IWA Particle and Nanoparticle Separation conference, Duke, NC, June 3-5, 2009.
  21. Alpatova, A. L.; Babica, P.; Hashsham, S. A.; Upham, B. L.; Masten, S. J.; Tarabara, V. V. Removal of emerging contaminants from waters by ozonation and hybrid ozonation-nanofiltration processes. Poster presented at 2009 AWWA/MWEA Joint Expo, Lansing, MI, February 5, 2009.
  20. Gorobets, A. V.; Taurozzi, J. S.; Tarabara, V.; Vakuliuk, P.; Burban, A. Influence of silica fillers on the structure and hydraulic properties of polymeric ultrafiltration membranes. Poster presented at 5th Polish-Ukrainian Conference “Polymers of Special Applications”, Radom, Poland, June 17, 2008.
  19. Taurozzi, J. S.; Arul, H.; Bosak, V. Z.; Burban, A. F.; Voice, T. C.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Polysulfone-silver nanocomposites for membrane biofouling mitigation: formation-structure-function relationships. Poster presented at 2008 National AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition, Atlanta, GA, June 8, 2008.
  18. Rogensues, A.; Benedict, R.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Performance of polyelectrolyte multilayer –based membranes challenged by high gypsum content feeds. Poster presented at 21st Triennial Borchardt Conference Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, MI, February 28, 2008.
  17. Alpatova, A. L.; Hashsham, S. A.; Davies, S. H. R.; Masten, S. J.; Tarabara, V. V. Cytotoxicity of nC60 fullerene suspensions subjected to ozonation and chlorination: E. coli viability tests. Poster presented at 21st Triennial Borchardt Conference Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, MI, February 28, 2008.
  16. Wang, F.; Tarabara, V. V. Permeability of fiber-filled porous media. Poster presented at 21st Triennial Borchardt Conference Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, MI, February 28, 2008.
  15. Kim, J.; Tarabara, V. V.; Davies, S. H. R.; Baumann, M. J.; Masten, S. J. Physicochemical basis of NOM fouling in a hybrid ozonation-ultrafiltration system. Poster presented at 21st Triennial Borchardt Conference Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, MI, February 28, 2008.
  14. Taurozzi, J. S.; Arul, H.; Bosak, V. Z.; Burban, A. F.; Voice, T. C.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Polysulfone-silver nanocomposites for membrane biofouling mitigation: formation-structure-function relationships. Poster presented at 21st Triennial Borchardt Conference Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, MI, February 28, 2008.
  13. Byun, S.; Tarabara, V. V. Effect of preozonated NOM on the performance of polymeric nanofiltration membranes. Poster presented at 21st Triennial Borchardt Conference Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, MI, February 28, 2008.
  12. Shan, W.; Bacchin, P.; Aimar, P.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Facile control of colloidal fouling in polyelectrolyte multilayer based nanofiltration systems. Poster presented at 21st Triennial Borchardt Conference Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, MI, February 28, 2008.
  11. Rogensues, A.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Polyelectrolyte multilayer-based membranes for scaling mitigation in softening and desalination processes. Poster presented at 2008 AWWA/MWEA Joint Expo, Lansing, MI, February 5, 2008.
  10. Taurozzi, J. S.; Arul, H.; Bosak, V. Z.; Burban, A. F.; Voice, T. C.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Polysulfone-silver nanocomposites for membrane biofouling mitigation: formation-structure-function relationships. Poster presented at 2008 AWWA/MWEA Joint Expo, Lansing, MI, February 5, 2008.
  9. Shan, W.; Bacchin, P.; Aimar, P.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Facile control of colloidal fouling in polyelectrolyte multilayer based nanofiltration systems. Poster presented at Marie Curie Conference and Training Courses Action: Nanostructured material and membrane synthesis and characterization, Zaragoza, Spain, November 2007.
  8. Taurozzi, J. S.; Arul, H.; Bosak, V. Z.; Burban, A. F.; Voice, T. C.; Bruening, M. L.; Tarabara, V. V. Polysulfone-silver nanocomposites for membrane biofouling mitigation: formation-structure-function relationships. Poster presented at Marie Curie Conference and Training Courses Action: Nanostructured material and membrane synthesis and characterization, Zaragoza, Spain, November 2007.
  7. Kim, J., Davies, S. H. R., Baumann, M. J. Masten, S. J., V. V. Tarabara. Hybrid ozonation-ultrafiltration for water purification: Combined effect of ozonation and hydrodynamics on flux and water quality, Poster presented at the NSF I/UCRC-MTP, 8th Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, November 2007.
  6. Wang, F., Tarabara, V. V. Coupled effects of scaling and colloidal deposition on the performance of reverse osmosis membranes, Poster presented at the NSF I/UCRC-MTP, 8th Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, November 2007.
  5. Rogensues, A.; Benedict, R.; Bruening, M.; Tarabara, V. Evaluation of polyelectrolyte multilayer films on ultrafiltration supports as salt rejection membranes. Poster presented at the National Science Foundation PIRE Grantees Conference, Washington, DC, October 15, 2007.
  4. Kim, J.; Alpatova, A. L.; Wright, L. M.; Baumann, M. J.; Davies, S. H. R.; Tarabara, V. V.; Masten, S. J. The effect of ozone dosage and hydrodynamic conditions on permeate flux in hybrid ozonation-ultrafiltration. Poster presented at 233rd ACS Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007.
  3. Rogensues, A.; Benedict, R.; Bruening, M.; Tarabara, V. Experimental evaluation of polyelectrolyte multilayer films (PMF) on ultrafiltration supports as salt rejecting membranes. Poster presented at Michigan AWWA Conference, Sault Ste Marie, MI, September 12, 2006.
  2. Kim, J.; Alpatova, A. L.; Wright, L. M.; Baumann, M. J.; Davies, S. H. R.; Tarabara, V. V.; Masten, S. J. Nanomaterials separation by hybrid ozonation-membrane process for drinking water safety. Poster presented at NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantees Conference, Arlington, VA, December 4-6, 2006.
  1. Tarabara, V. V.; Wiesner, M. R. Coupled effects of chemistry and hydrodynamics on permeate flux in cross flow ultrafiltration. Poster presented at 2003 AIChE Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2003.

 

Other publications: Educational research

 

  5. Tarabara, V. V. Leveraging international research to enhance Engineering curriculum: Educating globally competent scientists and engineers. Invited talk given at the Center for Engineering Education Research brown bag seminar, East Lansing, MI, March 22, 2011.
  4. Tarabara, V. V. From international research to curricular innovation: Educating globally competent scientists and engineers. Invited talk given at the National University of Singapore, Singapore, June 28, 2010.
  3. Tarabara, V. V. From international research to curricular innovation: Educating globally competent scientists and engineers. Invited talk given at the Project Directors Meeting of the United States-Russia Program: Improving Research and Educational Activities in Higher Education, June 9, 2010.
  2. Tarabara, V. V. From international research to curricular innovation: Educating globally competent scientists and engineers. 2010 Lilly poster session, East Lansing, MI, April 29, 2010.
  1. Tarabara, V. V.; Bruening, M. L.; Voice, T. C.; Wiesner, M. R. Internationalizing tomorrow's researchers: Strategies and experiences from the Partnership for Education and Research in Membrane Nanotechnologies. 2009 AEESP conference, Iowa City, IA, July 27, 2009.

 

Other publications: Outreach

 

  8. Tarabara, V. V. Emerging technologies and research needs: Membrane separations. Workshop "Research needs in the area of physical methods of oil spill remediation: Lessons learned in remediating oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico and Michigan", 2017 Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 6, 2017.
  7. Webinar "Oil spills in Michigan and Louisiana", October 19, 2016.
Location of the panel meeting: Baton Rouge Campus, Louisiana State University.
Co-organised with Albert (Rusty) Gaude III, Area Fishery Extension Agent, LSU AgCenter/Louisiana Sea Grant Program
  6. Webinar "Oil spills in Michigan and Louisiana: What can scientists, engineers and affected communities in Michigan and Louisiana learn from each other and teach policy makers?" November 5, 2015.
Location of the panel meeting: Michigan State University.
Co-organised with Albert (Rusty) Gaude III, Area Fishery Extension Agent, LSU AgCenter/Louisiana Sea Grant Program
  5. Tarabara, V. V. Development of new water treatment technologies: Nanotechnology for water safety. MSU Frontiers in Science weekend workshop series for high school teachers. East Lansing, MI, April 2011.
  4. Tarabara, V. V. Global water challenges for industrial and domestic uses. Invited presentation to MSU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, East Lansing, MI, March 16, 2011.
  3. Tarabara, V. V. The promise of nanotechnology application to membranes in drinking water treatment. Presented as a part of Michigan American Water Works Association 2009 Research and Technical Practices seminar “Emerging Issues and Technologies in Drinking Water”, Lansing, MI, April 2009.
  2. Tarabara, V. V. New generation synthetic membranes: To safer drinking water through international research. Invited presentation to East Lansing Rotary Club, East Lansing, MI, February 11, 2008.
  1. Tarabara, V. V. Nanotechnology-enabled water treatment. Invited presentation given in the “Introduction to Nanotechnology” class at the Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI, May 2007.

 

Other

 

  14. Tarabara, V. V. Water purification by synthetic membranes. Lunch seminar given to student participants of the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program "Cross-disciplinary research in sustainable chemistry and chemical processes:", Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, June 1, 2016.
  13. Tarabara, V. V. Membrane technology and water quality. Lunch seminar given to student participants of the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program “Cross-disciplinary research in sustainable chemistry and chemical processes”, Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, June 24, 2015.
  12. Tarabara, V. V. NSF PIRE and Fulbright programs: Participant’s and reviewer’s perspectives. Invited talk given at the ESPP workshop “International Environmental Research: Funding Opportunities”, East Lansing, MI, February 19, 2015.
  11. Tarabara, V. V. Membrane processes and technologies for a sustainable future: Interdisciplinary research and education in water quality engineering. Invited talk at the MSU Water Research Forum, East Lansing, MI, April 26, 2013.
  10. Tarabara, V. V. PIRE: Water and Commerce - Technologies to enable environmental sustainability in global markets (New project presentation). 2012 NSF PIRE PI Meeting, Arlington, VA, November 14, 2012.
  9. Benard, A.; Bruening, M.; Hashsham, S.; Masten, S.; Pinnavaia, T.; Priezjev, N.; Tarabara, V.; Xagoraraki, I. MSU Strategic Partnership "Advanced membrane technologies for a sustainable future". Invited presentation at US DoE workshop "Advanced Materials for Extreme Environments", Kyiv, Ukraine, November 1, 2012.
  8. Benard, A.; Bruening, M.; Hashsham, S.; Masten, S.; Pinnavaia, T.; Priezjev, N.; Tarabara, V.; Xagoraraki, I. MSU Strategic Partnership "Advanced membrane technologies for a sustainable future". Invited presentation at MSU-Dow meeting "Midland Institute for Global Supply Chain and Packaging Solutions", East Lansing, MI, June 26, 2012.
  7. Tarabara, V. V. MSU Strategic Partnership on advanced membrane technologies for a sustainable future. Research Center of Maisons-Laffitte - Veolia Environnement Research and Innovation, Paris, France, June 7, 2011.
  6. Benard, A.; Bruening, M.; Hashsham, S.; Masten, S.; Pinnavaia, T.; Priezjev, N.; Tarabara, V.; Xagoraraki, I. Advanced membrane technologies for sustainable future: Vision and strategy for an Engineering Research Center at MSU. Presentation to the MSU Foundation, East Lansing, MI, June 3, 2010.
  5. Tarabara, V. V. Membrane research at MSU: Advanced membrane technologies for a sustainable future, National University of Singapore, Singapore, June 28, 2010.
  4. Tarabara, V. V. Advanced membrane technologies for a sustainable future. Presented to the Singapore Public Utility Board meeting, Singapore, January 18, 2010.
  3. Tarabara, V. V. New generation synthetic membranes: Nanotechnology for drinking water safety. Invited presentation at CEE Professional Advisory Board Meeting, East Lansing, MI, April 26, 2007.
  2. Tarabara, V. V. Membrane processes for water treatment: Desalination example. Invited talk given at a meeting of the MSU Environmental Engineering Student Society, East Lansing, MI, January 22, 2007.
  1. Tarabara, V. V. Environmental Separations and Sensors Laboratory: membrane-based separation and colloid characterization facilities. Invited talk given as a part of the brown bag seminar series, College of Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, November 2, 2004.