Ramagopal, M., Wang, Z.#, Black, K.,
Hernandez, M., Stambler, A., Emoekpere, O.H., Mainelis, G., and
Shalat, S.* (2014) Improved Exposure Characterization with Robotic
(PIPER) Sampling and Association with Children’s Respiratory Symptoms,
Asthma and Eczema,
Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology,
Nazarenko, Y.#, Lioy, P.J., and Mainelis,
G.* (2014) Quantitative Assessment of Inhaled and Deposited Doses of
Aerosol from Nanotechnology-Based Consumer Sprays, Environmental
Science: Nano, in press, doi: 10.1039/C3EN00053B.
Han, T.#, Fennell, D. and Mainelis, G.* (2014). A
systematic comparison of four bioaerosol generators: affect on culturability and membrane integrity when aerosolizing Escherichia
coli bacteria, Journal of Aerosol Science, 70(4):67-79.
Du, S., Rodenburg, L., Mainelis, G. and Fennell, D. E.* (2013).
Reductive Dechlorination of 1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin and
Aroclor 1260, 1254 and 1242 by a Mixed Culture Containing Dehalococcoides
mccartyi strain 195. Water Research, 52: 51-62.
Zhang, J. J.*,
Nazarenko, Y.#, Zhang, L., Calderón, L.#, Lee, K.B.,
Garfunkel, E., Schwander, S., Tetley, T., Chung, K. F., Porter, A., Ryan,
M., Lioy, P. J. and Mainelis, G.* (2013). Impacts of a Nano-Ceria
Additive on Diesel Engine Emissions of Particulate and Gaseous Pollutants,
Environmental Science and Technology, 47(22): 13077-13085.
Zhen, H.#, Han, T.#, Fennell, D., and
(2013) Release of Free DNA Molecules by the Membrane-Impaired Bacteria
during Aerosolization and Sampling, Applied and Environmental
Microbiology, 79(24): 7780-7789.
Training Grant in Exposure Science
Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowships for the Joint Graduate Program in
Exposure Science are available as part of the
First Ever NIEHS Training Grant in Exposure Science. Click
here for more
information or contact Dr. Mainelis.
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), PI: C.
Andrews, Co-PIs: J. Gong, G. Mainelis
“Development and Evaluation of Cost-Effective Methods and Protocols for
Identification and Assessment of Housing-Related Hazards”.
The project analyzes traditional and advanced techniques to
investigate indoor air quality.
CDC/NIOSH, PIs: G. Mainelis (Contact), D.
”Advanced Sampler for
Measuring Exposure to Biological Aerosols”.
develops and tests an advanced sampler for biological aerosols.
National Science Foundation
(NSF), PI: D. Fennell, Co-PIs: G. Mainelis, L. Kerkhof
"Air as an Active Bacterial Ecosystem”. The project
investigates the microbial activity in ambient air.
PI: S.L. Shalat,
Co-PIs: K. Black,
G. Mainelis, M. Ramagopal
of a Robotic Surrogate for Measurement of Early Childhood Personal Exposure".
compares environmental pollutants measured by a new robotic sampler against
personal exposure measurements.
National Science Foundation
G. Mainelis (Dept. of Environ. Sciences), Co-PI: KiBum Lee (Engineering)
Exposure to Airborne Nanoparticles Released from Nanotechnology-Enabled
This study investigates the release and exposure to airborne
nanoparticles due to the use of nanotechnology-based clothing.
US EPA/ UK NERC Joint program. J. Zhang (PL/USPI), P. Georgopoulos, S.
Isukapalli, H. Kipen, P. Lioy, S. Schwander; E. Garfunkel, K. Lee, G.
Mainelis, R. Di Giulio, K.F. Chung (UKPI), A. Porter, M. Ryan, T.
Tetley; and R. Maynard.
“Risk Assessment for Manufactured Nanoparticles Used in Consumer Products (RAMNUC)”
.The study is focused on
risk associated with the use of nanotechnology-based consumer products.
The Incubation Factory and Rutgers
University. PI: G. Mainelis, Co-PI: Taewon Han.
“Continuing Development and Testing of the Electrostatic Battery for
Emissions Control (ESBEC)".
goal of this project is to
develop a novel technology for diesel emissions control. More about this
technology could be found