Environmental Chemistry

of the Built Environment


Publications

Scientific publications classified by type and date:

Book chapters
Peer reviewed journal articles
Invited lectures and selected conference proceedings

Book chapters

2. “Aerosol chemistry and physics: an indoor perspective”
L.A. Gundel and H. Destaillats
in Aerosols Handbook: Measurement, Dosimetry, and Health Effects, 2nd Edition,
Editors: L.S. Ruzer and N.H. Harley, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2013. (ISBN: 9781439855102)

1. “Sonochemical degradation of pollutants”
H. Destaillats, M. R. Hoffmann and H. Wallace,
in Chemical degradation methods for wastes and pollutants: environmental and industrial applications,
Editor.: M. A. Tarr, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, NY, 2003 (ISBN: 0-8247-4307-5).

Peer reviewed journal articles


61. “Thirdhand smoke: New evidence, challenges and future directions”
P. Jacob III, N.L. Benowitz, H. Destaillats, L. Gundel, B. Hang, M. Martins-Green, G.E. Matt, P.J.E. Quintana, J.M. Samet, S.F. Schick, P. Talbot, N.J. Aquilina, M.F. Hovell, J-H Mao, T.P. Whitehead
Chem Res Toxicol, 2017, 30, 270-294.
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60. “Early exposure to thirdhand cigarette smoke affects body mass and the development of immunity in mice”
B. Hang, A. M. Snijders, Y. Huang, S. F. Schick, P. Wang, Y. Xia, C. Havel, P. Jacob III, N. Benowitz, H. Destaillats, L.A. Gundel, J-H. Mao
Scientific Reports, 2017, 7, 41915.
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59. “Emissions from electronic cigarettes: Key parameters affecting the release of harmful chemicals”
M. Sleiman, J.M. Logue, V.N. Montesinos, M.L. Russell, M.I. Litter, L.A. Gundel, H. Destaillats
Environ Sci Technol, 2016, 50, 9644-9651.
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58. “Fluorescent cooling of objects exposed to sunlight – the ruby example”
P. Berdahl, S. S. Chen, H. Destaillats, T. W. Kirchstetter, R. M. Levinson, M. A. Zalich
Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 2016, 157, 312-317.
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57. “Nitric oxide emission during the reductive heterogeneous photocatalysis of aqueous nitrate with TiO2”
V.N. Montesinos, N. Quici, H. Destaillats, M.I. Litter.
RCS Advances, 2015, 5, 85319-85322.
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56. “Soiling of building envelope surfaces and its effect on solar reflectance – Part III: Interlaboratory study of an accelerated aging method for roofing materials”
M. Sleiman, S. Chen, H.E. Gilbert, T.W. Kirchstetter, P. Berdahl, E. Bibian, L.S. Bruckman, D. Cremona, R.H. French, D.A. Gordon, M. Emiliani, J. Kable, L. Ma, M. Martarelli, R. Paolini, M. Prestia, J. Renowden, G.M. Revel, O. Rosseler, M. Shiao, G. Terraneo, T. Yang, L. Yu, M. Zinzi, H. Akbari, R. Levinson, H. Destaillats.
Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 2015, 143, 581-590.
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55. “Detection and quantification of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in indoor air”
V.N. Montesinos, M. Sleiman, S. Cohn, M.I. Litter, H. Destaillats.
Talanta, 2015, 138, 20-27.
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54. “The effects of an energy efficiency retrofit on indoor air quality”
S.E. Frey, H. Destaillats, S. Cohn, S. Ahrentzen, M.P. Fraser.
Indoor Air, 2015, 25, 210-219.
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53. "Inhalable constituents of thirdhand tobacco smoke: Chemical characterization and health impact considerations"
M. Sleiman, J.M. Logue, W. Luo, J.F. Pankow, L.A. Gundel, H. Destaillats.
Environ. Sci.Technol., 2014, 48, 13093-13101.
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52. “Characterization of indoor air quality and resident health in an Arizona senior housing apartment building”
S.E. Frey, H. Destaillats, S. Cohn, S. Ahrentzen, M.P. Fraser.
J. Air Waste Manage. Assoc., 2014, 64(11), 1251-1259.
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51. “Cigarette smoke toxins deposited on surfaces: Implications for human health”
M. Martins-Green, M. Frankos, N. Adhami, M. Valdez, B. Goodwin, J. Lyubovitsky, S. Dhall, M. Garcia, I. Egiebor, B. Martinez, H.W. Green, C. Havel, L. Yu, S. Liles, G, Matt, H. Destaillats, M. Sleiman, L.A. Gundel, N. Benowitz, P. Jacob III, M. Hovell, J.P. Winickoff, M. Curras-Collazo.
PLoS ONE, 2014, e86391 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086391).
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50. “Soiling of building envelope surfaces and its effect on solar reflectance — Part II: Development of an accelerated aging method for roofing materials”
M. Sleiman, T.W. Kirchstetter, P. Berdahl, H.E. Gilbert, S. Quelen, L. Marlot, C.V. Preble, S. Chen, A. Montalbano, O. Rosseler, H. Akbari, R. Levinson and H. Destaillats.
Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 2014, 122, 271-281.
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49. “Solid-phase supported profluorescent nitroxide probe for the determination of aerosol-borne reactive oxygen species”
M. Sleiman, H. Destaillats, L A. Gundel.
Talanta, 2013, 116, 1033-1039.
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48. “Thirdhand smoke causes DNA damage in human cells”
B. Hang, A.H. Sarker, C. Havel, S. Saha, T.K. Hazra, S. Schick, P. Jacob III, V.K. Rehan, A. Chenna, D. Sharan, M. Sleiman, H. Destaillats, L A. Gundel.
Mutagenesis, 2013, 28, 381-391.
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47. “Formaldehyde emissions from ventilation filters under different relative humidity conditions”
M. Sidheswaran, W. Chen, A. Chang, R. Miller, S. Cohn, D. Sullivan, W. J. Fisk, K. Kumagai , H. Destaillats*.
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2013, 47, 5336-5343.
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46. “Radiation field modeling and optimization of a compact and modular multi-plate photocatalytic reactor (MPPR) for air/water purification by Monte Carlo method”
A.L. Loo Zazueta, H. Destaillats, G. Li Puma.
Chem. Eng. Journal, 2013, 217, 475-485.
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45. "Chemistry of NOx on TiO2 surfaces studied by ambient pressure XPS: products, effect of UV irradiation, water and coadsorbed K+"
O. Rosseler, M. Sleiman, V.N. Montesinos, A. Shavorskiy, V. Keller, N. Keller, M.I. Litter, H. Bluhm, M. Salmeron, H. Destaillats.
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2013, 4, 536-541.
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44. “Key parameters influencing the performance of photocatalytic oxidation (PCO) air purification under realistic indoor conditions”
H. Destaillats, M. Sleiman, D. P. Sullivan, C. Jacquiod, J. Sablayrolles, L. Molins.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2012, 128, 159-170.
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43. “Adsorption and photocatalytic oxidation of formaldehyde on a clay-TiO2 composite”
D. Kibanova, M. Sleiman, J. Cervini-Silva and H. Destaillats.
J. Hazardous Materials, 2012, 211-212, 233-239.
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42. “Energy efficient indoor VOC air cleaning with activated carbon fiber filters”
M. Sidheswaran, H. Destaillats, D.P. Sullivan, S. Cohn and W.J. Fisk.
Building and Environment, 2012, 47, 357-367.
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41. “Soiling of building envelope surfaces and its effect on solar reflectance — Part I: Analysis of roofing product databases."
M. Sleiman, G. Ban-Weiss, H.E. Gilbert, D. François, T.W. Kirchstetter, P. Berdahl, H. Destaillats and R.M. Levinson.
Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 2011, 95, 3395-3399.
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40. “Thirdhand tobacco smoke: emerging evidence and arguments for a multidisciplinary research agenda”
G. E. Matt, P. J. E. Quintana, H. Destaillats, L. A. Gundel, M. Sleiman, B.C. Singer, P. Jacob III, N. Benowitz, J. Winickoff, V. Rehan, P. Talbot, S. Schick, J. Samet, Y. Wang, B. Hang, M. M. Green, J. Pankow, M. Hovell.
Environ. Health Perspectives, 2011, 119, 1218-1226.
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39. “Quantitative room-temperature mineralization of airborne formaldehyde using manganese oxide catalysts”
M. Sidheswaran, H. Destaillats, D.P. Sullivan, J. Larsen and W.J. Fisk.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2011, 107, 34-41.
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38. “Room-sized study of secondhand tobacco smoke ageing in the presence of ozone”
L. Petrick, M. Sleiman, Y. Dubowski, L.A. Gundel and H. Destaillats
Atmos. Environ., 2011, 45, 4959-4965.
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37. "Secondary pollutants from ozone reaction with ventilation filters"
H. Destaillats, W. Chen, M.G. Apte, N. Li, M. Spears, J. Almosni, G. Brunner, J. Zhang and W.J. Fisk.
Atmos. Environ., 2011, 45, 3561-3568.
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36. "Photocatalytic activity of kaolinite"
D. Kibanova, M. Trejo, H. Destaillats and J. Cervini-Silva.
Catalysis Communications., 2011, 12, 698-702.
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35. "Secondary organic aerosol formation from ozone-initiated reactions with nicotine and secondhand tobacco smoke"
M. Sleiman, H. Destaillats, J.D. Smith, C-L Liu, M. Ahmed, K.R. Wilson and L.A. Gundel.
Atmos. Environ., 2010, 44, 4191-4198.
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34. "Sorption, desorption and surface oxidative fate of nicotine"
L. Petrick, H. Destaillats, I. Zouev, S. Sabach and Y. Dubowski.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2010, 12, 10356-10364.
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33. "Formation of carcinogens indoors by surface-mediated reactions of nicotine with nitrous acid, leading to potential thirdhand smoke hazards"
M. Sleiman, L.A. Gundel, J.F. Pankow, P. Jacob III, B.C. Singer and H. Destaillats.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2010, 107, 6576-6581.
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32. "Effect of key parameters on the photocatalytic oxidation of toluene at low concentrations in air under 254 + 185 nm UV irradiation"
N. Quici, M.L. Vera, H. Choi, G. Li Puma, D.D. Dionysiou, M.I. Litter, H. Destaillats.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2010, 95, 312-319.
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31. "Rapid and sensitive gas chromatography-ion-trap tandem mass spectrometry method for the determination of tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines in secondhand smoke"
M. Sleiman, R.L. Maddalena, L.A. Gundel, H. Destaillats.
J. Chromatography A 2009, 1216, 7899-7905.
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30. "Real-time ozone detection based on a microfabricated quartz crystal tuning fork sensor"
R. Wang, F. Tsow, X.Z. Zhang, J.H. Peng, E.S. Forzani, Y.S. Chen, J.C. Crittenden, H. Destaillats, N.J. Tao.
Sensors 2009, 9, 5655-5663.
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29. "Sampling artifacts from conductive silicone tubing"
M.T. Timko, Z. Yu, J. Kroll, J.T. Jayne, D.R. Worsnop, R.C. Miake-Lye, T.B. Onasch, D. Liscinsky, T.W. Kirchstetter, H. Destaillats, A.L. Holder, J.D. Smith and K.R. Wilson.
Aerosol Sci. & Technol. 2009, 43, 855-865.
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28. "Efficiency of clay-TiO2 nanocomposites on the photocatalytic elimination of a model hydrophobic air pollutant"
D. Kibanova, J. Cervini-Silva and H. Destaillats.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2009, 43, 1500-1506.
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27. "Synthesis of hectorite-TiO2 and kaolinite-TiO2 nanocomposites with photocatalytic activity for the degradation of model air pollutants"
D. Kibanova, M. Trejo, H. Destaillats and J. Cervini-Silva.
Applied Clay Sci. 2009, 42, 563-568.
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26. “Secondary organic aerosol from ozone-initiated reactions with terpene-rich household products”
B.K. Coleman, M.M. Lunden, H. Destaillats, W.W. Nazaroff.
Atmos. Environ., 2008, 42, 8234-8245.
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25. "Carbonyl emissions from gasoline and diesel motor vehicles"
C.A. Jakober, M.A. Robert, S.G. Riddle, H. Destaillats, M.J. Charles, P.G. Green, and M.J. Kleeman.
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2008, 42, 4697-4703
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24. "Indoor pollutants emitted by office equipment. A review of reported data and information needs"
H. Destaillats, R.L. Maddalena, B.C. Singer, A.T. Hodgson and T.E. McKone.
Atmos. Environ., 2008, 42, 1371-1388.
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23. “Ozone consumption and byproduct formation from surface reaction with common materials in aircraft passenger cabins”
B.K. Coleman, H. Destaillats, A.T. Hodgson, W.W. Nazaroff.
Atmos. Environ., 2008, 42, 642-654.
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22. “Ozone-initiated chemistry in an occupied simulated aircraft cabin”
C.J. Weschler, A. Wisthaler, S. Cowlin, G. Tamás, P. Strøm-Tejsen, A.T. Hodgson, H. Destaillats, J. Herrington, J. Zhang, W.W. Nazaroff.
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2007, 41, 6177-6184.
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21. “Quinone emissions from gasoline and diesel motor vehicles"
C. A. Jakober, S.G. Riddle, M.A. Robert, H. Destaillats, M.J. Charles, P.G. Green and M.J. Kleeman.
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2007, 41, 4548-4554.
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20. “Mathematical model for photocatalytic destruction of organic contaminants in air”
W. Sanongraj, Y. Chen, J.C. Crittenden, H. Destaillats, D.W. Hand, D.L. Perram and R. Taylor.
J. Air & Waste Management Assoc., 2007, 57, 1112-1122.
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19. “Performance of ultraviolet photocatalytic oxidation for indoor air cleaning applications”
A.T. Hodgson, H. Destaillats, D.P. Sullivan and W.J. Fisk.
Indoor Air, 2007, 17, 305-316.
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18. “Evidence of acid-base interactions between amines and model indoor surfaces by ATR-FTIR spectroscopy”
H. Destaillats, B.C. Singer and L.A. Gundel.
Atmos. Environ., 2007, 41, 3177-3181.
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17. “Indoor secondary pollutants from the use of household products in the presence of ozone. A bench scale study”
H. Destaillats, M.M. Lunden, B.C. Singer, B.K. Coleman, A.T. Hodgson, C.J. Weschler and W.W. Nazaroff.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2006, 40, 4421-4428.
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16. “Effect of ozone on nicotine desorption from model surfaces: evidence for heterogeneous chemistry”
H. Destaillats, B.C. Singer, S.K. Lee and L.A. Gundel.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2006, 40, 1799-1805.
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15. “Cleaning products and air fresheners: emissions of terpenoids and ethylene-based glycol ethers”
B.C. Singer, H. Destaillats, A.T. Hodgson and W.W. Nazaroff.
Indoor Air 2006, 16, 179-191.
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14. “Indoor secondary pollutants from cleaning product and air freshener use in the presence of ozone”.
B.C. Singer, B.K. Coleman, H. Destaillats, A.T. Hodgson, C.J. Weschler and W.W. Nazaroff.
Atmos. Environ. 2006, 40, 6696-6710.
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13. “Indoor sorption of surrogates for sarin and related nerve agents”
B. C. Singer, A. T. Hodgson, H. Destaillats, T. Hotchi, K. L. Revzan and R. G. Sextro.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2005, 39, 3203-3214.
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12. “Henry’s law constants of pentafluorobenzyl derivatives of carbonyls in aqueous solution”
H. Destaillats and M. J. Charles,
J. Chem. Eng. Data 2002, 47, 1481-1487.
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11. “Ambient air measurement of acrolein and other carbonyls at the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge Toll Plaza”
H. Destaillats, R. S. Spaulding and M. J. Charles.
Environ. Sci. Technol. , 2002, 36, 2227-2235.
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10. “Properties of the OH adducts of hydroxy-, methyl-, methoxy- and amino-substituted pyrimidines: their dehydration reactions and end-product analysis”
T. L. Luke, T. A. Jacob, H. Mohan, H. Destaillats, V. M. Manoj, P. Manoj, J. P. Mittal, M. R. Hoffmann and C. T. Aravindakumar.
J. Phys. Chem. A 2002, 106, 2497-2504.
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9. “Molecular structure effects on the kinetics of OH radical addition to azo dyes”
H. Destaillats, A. G. Turjanski, D. A. Estrin and M. R. Hoffmann.
J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2002, 15, 287-292.
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8. “Kinetic and spectral investigation of the electron and hydrogen adducts of dihydroxy- and dimethyl-substituted pyrimidines: a pulse radiolysis and product analysis study”
T. L. Luke, H. Mohan, T. A. Jacob, V. M. Manoj, P. Manoj, J. P. Mittal, H. Destaillats, M. R. Hoffmann and C. T. Aravindakumar.
J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2002, 15, 293-305.
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7. “Scale-up of sonochemical reactors for water treatment”
H. Destaillats, T. M. Lesko, M. Knowlton, H. Wallace and M. R. Hoffmann,
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2001, 40, 3855-3860.
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6. “Applications of ultrasound in NAPL remediation. Sonochemical degradation of TCE in aqueous surfactant solutions”
H. Destaillats, T. W. Alderson II and M. R. Hoffmann,
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2001, 35, 3019-3024.
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5. “Synergistic effects on sonolysis combined with ozonolysis for the oxidation of azobenzene and methyl orange”
H. Destaillats, A. J. Colussi, J. M. Joseph and M. R. Hoffmann,
J. Phys. Chem. A 2000, 104, 8930-8935.
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4. “The sonochemical degradation of azobenzene and related azo dyes: rate enhancements via Fenton’s reaction”
J. M. Joseph, H. Destaillats, H. M. Hung and M. R. Hoffmann,
J. Phys. Chem. A 2000, 104, 301.
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3. “Degradation of alkylphenol ethoxylate surfactants in water with ultrasonic irradiation”,
H. Destaillats, H. M. Hung and M. R. Hoffmann,
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2000, 34, 311.
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2. “Solubility of I2 and formation of I2-arene charge transfer complexes in supercritical SF6”
H. Destaillats and R. Fernandez Prini,
J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 1998, 94, 871.
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1. “Solubility of I2 and equilibrium concentration of the (I2+C6H6) charge transfer complex in supercritical xenon with added benzene”
H. Destaillats and R. Fernandez Prini,
J. Chem. Thermodyn. 1997, 29, 1209.
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Invited lectures and selected conference proceedings

84. “Evaluation of indoor pollutant emissions from portable air cleaners”
H. Destaillats, S. Cohn, M. Sleiman.
24th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Exposure Science (ISES), Cincinnati, OH, October 2014.

83. “Recent advances in heat island countermeasures from the United States”
R. Levinson, G. Ban Weiss, P. Berdahl, J.D. Byles, S. Chen, B. Constantz, H. Destaillats, H. Gilbert, P. Rosado, A. Rosenfeld, K. Shickman, M. Sleiman.
Third International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Islands, Venice, Italy, October 2014.

82. “UV-Vis-NIR reflectance of roofing materials after natural exposure in Roma and Milano and after accelerated ageing”
R. Paolini, M. Sleiman, M. Zinzi, R. Levinson, G. Terraneo and H. Destaillats.
Third International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Islands, Venice, Italy, October 2014.

81. “Aging of cool roof materials: New accelerated laboratory test method for mimicking the change in solar reflectance”
M. Sleiman, T. Kirchstetter, P. Berdahl, H. Akbari, H. Gilbert, R. Levinson and H. Destaillats.
Third International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Islands, Venice, Italy, October 2014.

80. “Pollutant emissions from portable air cleaners relying on photocatalytic oxidation (PCO), non-thermal plasma and microbial thermal inactivation”
H. Destaillats, S. Cohn, M. Sleiman.
248th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), San Francisco, CA, August 2014.

79. “Indoor air purification by photocatalytic oxidation: Fate of contaminants released in the gas phase and key parameter optimization for the improvement of the process efficiency and safety”
C. Raillard, H. Destaillats, V. Héquet, M. Sleiman, O. Debono, F. Batault, L. Olivier, F. Thévenet, L. Le Coq, N. Locoge.
248th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), San Francisco, CA, August 2014.

78. “Chemical characterization and health impact assessment of VOCs and particles in thirdhand tobacco smoke”
M. Sleiman, J. M. Logue, J. F. Pankow, L. A. Gundel and H. Destaillats.
Indoor Air 2014, Hong Kong, China, July 2014.

77. “Laboratory and field demonstration of energy-efficient VOC removal using a manganese oxide catalyst at room temperature”
H. Destaillats, M. Sidheswaran, S. Cohn, D. Sullivan and W. J. Fisk.
Indoor Air 2014, Hong Kong, China, July 2014.

76. “NNA, a thirdhand smoke constituent, induces DNA damage in vitro and in human cells”
B. Hang, A. Iavarone, C. Havel, P. Jacob III, P. Villalta, B. Matter, D. Sharan, M. Hang, M. Sleiman, H. Destaillats, L. Gundel, A. Chenna.
247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Dallas, TX, March 2014.

75. “Applications of photocatalysis in the built environment: Research needs and opportunities”.
H. Destaillats
Invited speaker at the EU LIFE + PhotoPaq conference “Photocatalysis: Science and Applications for Urban Air Quality”, Lyon, France, April 2014

74. “Materials for healthy and energy-efficient building environments”.
H. Destaillats.
Invited presentation at the Saint Gobain Northboro Research & Development Center (NRDC), Northboro MA, March 2014.

73. “Photocatalytic oxidation air cleaners: Promises and challenges”
H. Destaillats.
Invited presentation at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA), Nashville, TN, March 2014.

72. “Indoor chemistry and thirdhand smoke: formation of carcinogens and asthmagens after smoking took place”
H. Destaillats, M. Sleiman and L. A. Gundel.
20th Annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Seattle, WA, February 2014.

71 “Volatile organic compounds in secondhand and thirdhand tobacco smoke”
M. Sleiman, H. Destaillats, J. F. Pankow, S. F. Schick and L. A. Gundel.
20th Annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Seattle, WA, February 2014.

70. “Ranking SHS/THS toxicants by harm in the residential environment: research translation of chamber measurements”
J. M. Logue, M. Sleiman, L. A. Gundel, H. Destaillats.
20th Annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Seattle, WA, February 2014.

69. "Chemical mechanisms of photocatalytic de-soiling and de-polluting processes in indoor environments and urban surfaces”
M. Sleiman, O. Rosseler, N. Montesinos, M. Litter, D. Bikiel, T. Kirchstetter, M. Ahmed, H. Bluhm, M. Salmeron, H. Destaillats.
Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Session A037 (Heterogeneous photochemical processes in indoor and outdoor environments). San Francisco, CA, December 2013.

68. “New tools for characterizing environmental pollutants at the irradiated TiO2-air interface”
M. Sleiman, O. Rosseler, N. Montesinos, D. Bikiel, M. Litter, M. Ahmed, H. Bluhm, M. Salmeron, H. Destaillats.
The 18th International Conference on Semiconductor Photocatalysis and Solar Energy Conversion (SPASEC-18), San Diego, CA, November 2013.

67. “Molecular understanding of self-cleaning and depolluting photocatalytic processes on urban surfaces”
H. Destaillats, M. Sleiman, O. Rosseler, N. Montesinos, D. Bikiel, M. Litter, T. Kirchstetter, M. Ahmed, H. Bluhm, M. Salmeron.
The 44th American Chemical Society (ACS) Western Regional Conference, Santa Clara, CA, October 2013. (http://www.wrm2013.org/programinfo.html)

66. “Air quality: an industrial standpoint”
J. Sablayrolles, T. Saison, A. Maudhuit, H. Destaillats, L. Molins, T. Dupin.
The 7th International Conference on Environmental Catalysis (ICEC 2012), Lyon, France, September 2012.

65. “Interaction of NO2 with TiO2 irradiated by UV-light studied by ambient pressure XPS”
O. Rosseler, M. Sleiman, J.T. Newberg, V.N. Montesinos, A. Shavorskiy, V. Keller, N. Keller, M.I. Litter, H. Bluhm, M. Salmeron, H. Destaillats.
The 19th International Conference on Photochemical Conversion and Storage of Solar Energy (IPS-19), Pasadena, USA, July 2012.

64. “Photo-active paint efficiency assessment: method development and paint formulations” O. Rosseler, M. Sleiman, J. Hentschel, G. Shi, M.R. Tarng, H. Destaillats.
The 19th International Conference on Photochemical Conversion and Storage of Solar Energy (IPS-19), Pasadena, USA, July 2012.

63. “Accelerated aging method to mimic changes in solar reflectance of roofing materials”
M. Sleiman, T.W. Kirchstetter, H.E. Gilbert, C. Preble, P.H. Berdahl, H. Destaillats, R. Levinson.
International Roof Coatings Conference, Baltimore MD, July 2012.

62. “Effect of the relative humidity on formaldehyde emissions from HVAC filters”
A. Chang, M. Sidheswaran, R. Miller, W.J. Fisk, H. Destaillats, W. Chen and K. Kumagai.
10th International Healthy Buildings Conference (HB2012), Brisbane, Australia, July 2012.

61. “Desarrollo y evaluación de tecnologías y materiales para la purificación del aire en ambientes cerrados”
V.N. Montesinos, O. Rosseler, M. Sleiman, M.I. Litter, H. Destaillats.
I Congreso Internacional de Ciencia y Tecnología Ambiental (Argentina Ambiental 2012), Mar del Plata, Argentina, June 2012.

60. ”Heterogeneous chemistry and catalysis in the built environment”
H. Destaillats.
Invited lecture presented at Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse et l’Environnement, Universite Claude Bernard (Lyon 1), Lyon, France, April 2012.

59. “Development of methods for the evaluation of the performance photocatalytic air cleaners for indoor air applications"
H. Destaillats.
Invited lecture presented at Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (www.cstb.fr), Paris, France, April 2012.

59. “Thirdhand smoke: indoor chemistry of tobacco residues”
H. Destaillats.
Invited lecture at Stanford University (Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering), Stanford, CA, February 2012
(http://cee.stanford.edu/programs/atmosenergy/events/ae_seminar_w12.html).

58. “Elimination of Airborne formaldehyde at room temperature with nanoporous manganese oxide catalysts”
M. A. Sidheswaran, H. Destaillats, D. P. Sullivan, S. Cohn, W. J. Fisk.
The 17th international conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for the Treatment of Water, Air and Soil (AOTs-17), San Diego, CA, November 2011.

57. “Reactions of NO2 on irradiated TiO2 surfaces studied by high pressure XPS”
O. Rosseler, M. Sleiman, A. Shavorskiy, V. Keller, N. Keller, H. Bluhm, M. Salmeron and H. Destaillats.
The 16th international conference on TiO2 photocatalysis (TiO2-16), San Diego, CA, November 2011.

56. “Key factors and metrics in the evaluation of the performance of photocatalytic air cleaning media under realistic indoor conditions”
M. Sleiman, L. Molins, C. Jacquiod and H. Destaillats.
2nd European Symposium on Photocatalysis (JEP 2011), Bordeaux, France, September 2011.

55. “Active and passive methods for indoor formaldehyde elimination”
M. A. Sidheswaran, H. Destaillats, D. P. Sullivan, S. Cohn, J. Larsen and W. J. Fisk.
12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2011), Austin, TX, USA, June 2011.

54. “Characterization of reaction products and ultrafine particles from ozone-initiated chemistry on filters from ventilation systems of commercial buildings"
M. A Sidheswaran, R. N. Williams, L. A Gundel, M. M. Lunden, W. J. Fsk, M. G. Apte, H. Destaillats.
12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2011), Austin, TX, USA, June 2011.

53. “Energy-efficient indoor VOC air cleaning using activated carbon fiber (ACF) media with nightly regeneration”
M. A. Sidheswaran, H. Destaillats, S. Cohn, D. P. Sullivan, W. J. Fisk.
12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2011), Austin, TX, USA, June 2011.

52.“After the smoke clears: indoor chemistry of thirdhand smoke”
M. Sleiman, P. Jacob, E. Smith, K. Wilson, M. Ahmed, N. Benowitz, J. Pankow, B. Singer, L. Gundel and H. Destaillats.
12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2011), Austin, TX, USA, June 2011.

51. “Transport, partition and heterogeneous phase reactions of residual contaminants from tobacco smoke”
H. Destaillats.
Invited lecture at the XVII Congreso Argentino de Fisicoquímica y Química Inorgánica, Córdoba, Argentina, May 2011.

50. “The use of TiO2 photocatalysis in indoor air cleaning applications: challenges and opportunities”
H. Destaillats.
Invited lecture at the 2011 Spring Meeting of the Materials Research Society (MRS) San Francisco, CA, April 2011.

49. “Performance of a full-sized photocatalytic air cleaner: removal of VOCs and aldehydes under realistic indoor conditions”
M. Sleiman, L. Molins, C. Jacquiod and H. Destaillats.
The 15th international conference on TiO2 photocatalysis (TiO2-15), San Diego, CA, November 2010

48. “Evaluation of TiO2 deactivation by siloxane under realistic indoor air cleaning conditions”
M. Sleiman, G. Carmignani, D.P. Sullivan, A. Montalbano and H. Destaillats.
The 15th international conference on TiO2 photocatalysis (TiO2-15), San Diego, CA, November 2010

47. “Pilot-scale photocatalytic air cleaner for indoor air purification”
A.L. Loo Zazueta, H. Destaillats and G. LiPuma.
The 15th international conference on TiO2 photocatalysis (TiO2-15), San Diego, CA, November 2010

46. “Development of an accelerated soiling method that mimics natural exposure of roofing materials” (keynote presentation)
M. Sleiman, T.W. Kirchstetter, P. Berdahl, H.E. Gilbert, D. François, M. Spears, R. Levinson, H. Akbari and H. Destaillats.
3rd Conference on Passive and Low Energy Cooling for the Built Environment (PALENC 2010), 5th European Conference on Energy Performance & Indoor Climate in Buildings (EPIC), 1st Cool Roofs Conference, Rhodes, Greece, September 2010

45. “Evaluating the performance of photocatalytic oxidation for indoor air cleaning: challenges and perspectives”
M. Sleiman and H. Destaillats.
3rd Conference on Passive and Low Energy Cooling for the Built Environment (PALENC 2010), 5th European Conference on Energy Performance & Indoor Climate in Buildings (EPIC), 1st Cool Roofs Conference, Rhodes, Greece, September 2010

44. “Study of ozone reactions with nicotine and second-hand tobacco smoke aerosols”
M. Sleiman, L.A. Gundel, M. Ahmed, K.R. Wilson, H. Destaillats.
International Aerosol Conference 2010 (IAC2010), Helsinki, Finland, August 2010

43. “Indoor Chemistry of Secondhand Smoke”
M. Sleiman, L.A. Gundel, J.F. Pankow, J.Peyton, M. Ahmed, K.R. Wilson, B.C. Singer, H. Destaillats.
237th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), San Francisco, CA, March 2010

42. “Chemical aging of secondhand smoke: Increased risks for non-smokers?”
M. Sleiman, H. Destaillats, J.F. Pankow, J. Peyton, M. Ahmed, K.R. Wilson, L.A. Gundel.
28th Conference of the American Association of Aerosol Research (AAAR), Minneapolis, MN, October 2009

41. “Clay-TiO2 nanocomposites for the photocatalytic elimination of indoor pollutants”
D. Kibanova, M.C. Leroy, M. Sleiman, A. Fernandez-Martinez, L. Charlet, J. Cervini-Silva and H. Destaillats.
The 14th international conference on TiO2 photocatalysis (TiO2-14), Niagara Falls, NY, October 2009

40. “Effect of key parameters on the photocatalytic oxidation of toluene at low concentrations in air under 254 + 185 nm UV irradiation”.
N. Quici, M.L. Vera, H. Choi, G. Li Puma, D.D. Dionysios, M. I. Litter and H. Destaillats.
2nd European Conference on Environmental Applications of Advanced Oxidation Processes (EAAOP-2), Nicosia, Cyprus, September 2009.

39. “Surface oxidation of nicotine under various indoor parameters”
L. Petrick, H. Destaillats and Y. Dubowski.
9th International Conference Healthy Buildings 2009, Syracuse, NY, September 2009.

38. “Laboratory measurement of secondary pollutant yields from ozone reaction with HVAC filters”
H. Destaillats, W. Chen, M. Apte, N. Li, M. Spears, J. Almosni, J. Zhang and
W.J. Fisk. 9th International Conference Healthy Buildings 2009, Syracuse, NY, September 2009.

37. “Parameter optimization for the photocatalytic oxidation of gas-phase toluene”
M.I. Litter, N. Quici, M.L. Vera, H. Choi, D.D. Dionysiou and H. Destaillats.
5th European Meeting on Solar Chemistry and Photocatalysis: Environmental Applications (SPEA 5), Sicily, Italy, October 2008.

36. “Emissions measurements to characterize residential exposures to indoor pollutants from printers”
R.L. Maddalena, H. Destaillats, M.L. Russell, A.T. Hodgson, K. Hammond and T.E. McKone.
International Society for Environmental Epidemiology & International Society of Exposure Analysis (ISEE-ISEA) 2008 Joint Annual Conference, Pasadena, CA, October 2008.
Proceedings: Epidemiology 2008, 19, S265-S266.

35. “Elimination of indoor air pollutants by photocatalytic oxidation: key parameters and challenges”
H. Destaillats, N. Quici, D. Kibanova, M.L. Vera, H. Choi, J. Cervini-Silva, D.D. Dionysiou and M.I. Litter.
The 13th international conference on TiO2 photocatalysis (TiO2-13), San Diego, CA, September 2008.

34. “Benefits and technological challenges in the implementation of TiO2-based ultraviolet photocatalytic oxidation (UVPCO) air cleaners”
A.T. Hodgson, H. Destaillats, T. Hotchi and W.J. Fisk.
11th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2008), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2008.

33. “Investigation of key parameters influencing the efficient photocatalytic oxidation of indoor volatile organic compounds (VOCs)”
N. Quici, D. Kibanova, M.L. Vera, H. Choi, D.D. Dionysiou, M.I. Litter, J. Cervini-Silva, A.T. Hodgson and H. Destaillats.
11th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2008), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2008.

32. “Indoor pollutants emitted by electronic office equipment”
R.L. Maddalena, H. Destaillats, M.L. Russell, A.T. Hodgson and T.E. McKone.
11th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2008), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2008.

31. “Descomposición fotocatalítica de tolueno en aire. Efecto de parámetros críticos en el diseño de purificadores de aire”
N. Quici, M.L. Vera, H. Choi, D.D. Dionysiou, M.I. Litter and H. Destaillats.
V Congreso Iberoamericano de Química y Física Ambiental, Mar del Plata, Argentina, April 2008.

30. “Quantifying pollutant emission factors for electronic office equipment”
R.L. Maddalena, H. Destaillats, M. Russell, A.T. Hodgson, T.E. McKone.
17th Annual Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis (ISEA), Durham, NC, October 2007.

29. “Surface species formed during photooxidation of adsorbed organic pollutants in air”
H. Destaillats and A.T. Hodgson.
The 12th international conference on TiO2 photocatalysis (TiO2-12), Niagara Falls, NY, September 2007.

28. “Formation of gas-phase byproducts from photooxidation of common indoor air organic pollutants”
A.T. Hodgson, H. Destaillats, T. Hotchi and W.J. Fisk.
The 12th international conference on TiO2 photocatalysis (TiO2-12), Niagara Falls, NY, September 2007.

27. “Secondary organic aerosol from ozone-initiated reactions with terpene-rich household products”
B. Coleman, M. Lunden, H. Destaillats, W.W. Nazaroff.
XXVI Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR), Reno NV, September 2007.

26. “The use of TiO2 supported on nanostructured materials as photocatalysts: a low-cost alternative technology for the degradation of air pollutants”
D. Kibanova, M. Trejo, H. Destaillats and J. Cervini-Silva.
American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly 2007, Acapulco, Mexico, May 2007.

25. “Characterization of natural and photo-assisted oxidation processes of indoor organic pollutants”
H. Destaillats.
American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly 2007, Acapulco, Mexico, May 2007.

24. “Photocatalytic reactor system with tungsten oxide-modified titania for commercial building applications”
A.T. Hodgson, H. Destaillats, D.P. Sullivan and W.J.Fisk.
The 11th international conference on TiO2 photocatalysis (TiO2-11), Pittsburgh PA, September 2006.

23. “Indoor chemistry and the lifecycle of a building: materials, operation and occupant activities”
G.C. Morrison, R.L. Corsi, H. Destaillats, J. C. Little, W.W. Nazaroff and J.R. Wells.
Healthy Buildings Conference 2006, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2006.
Proceedings: E. de Oliveira Fernandes, M. Gameiro da Silva, J. Rosado Pinto, Eds. Univ. de Porto, Vol. II, 237-243.

22. “Secondary pollutants from ozone reaction with nicotine on surfaces”
H. Destaillats, B.C. Singer and L.A. Gundel.
Healthy Buildings Conference 2006, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2006.
Proceedings: E. de Oliveira Fernandes, M. Gameiro da Silva, J. Rosado Pinto, Eds. Univ. de Porto, A 451.

21. “Fine particle formation resulting from cleaning products and air fresheners in the presence of ozone”
H. Destaillats, M. Lunden, B. C. Singer, A.T. Hodgson, B. Coleman, W.W. Nazaroff and C. Weschler. XXIV Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR), Austin TX, October 2005.

20. “Oxidation of nicotine sorbed to indoor surfaces reduces its reemission and generates secondary pollutants”
H. Destaillats, B. C. Singer and L.A. Gundel.
Annual UC-Tobacco-Related Diseases Research Program Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, October 2005.

19. “Oxidation of nicotine sorbed to indoor surfaces: implications for its use as a tracer for secondhand smoke exposure”
H. Destaillats, B. C. Singer and L.A. Gundel.
Frontiers on Aerosol Dosimetry Research Conference, Irvine, CA, October 2005.
Proceedings in: R.F. Phalen, M.J. Oldham, S.W. Akhavan, M.D. Hoover and K. Asotra, Eds; pp. 4-17, APHEL Report No. 06-01, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA.

18. “Secondary pollutants from cleaning products and air fresheners in the presence of ozone”
H. Destaillats, B. C. Singer, B. K. Coleman, M. M. Lunden, A. T. Hodgson, C. J. Weschler and W. W. Nazaroff.
10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2005), Beijing, China, September 2005.
Proceedings: X Yang, B Zhao, R Zhao, Eds., Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China, 2081-2085. Abstract in Indoor Air , 2005, 15, Supl. 11, 110.

17. “Acid-base interactions of nicotine and pyridine on surfaces”
H. Destaillats, B. C. Singer, S. K. Lee and L. A. Gundel.
10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2005), Beijing, China, September 2005.
Proceedings: X Yang, B Zhao, R Zhao, Eds., Tsinghua University Press,, Beijing, China, 1700-1704. Abstract in Indoor Air, 2005, 15, Supl. 11, 88.

16. “Emissions of 2-butoxyethanol and ozone-reactive terpenes from cleaning products”
B. C. Singer, H. Destaillats, A. T. Hodgson, D. L. Liu, C. J. Weschler and W. W. Nazaroff.
14th Annual Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis (ISEA), Philadelphia, PA, October 2004.

15. “Predicting the effect of sorption on potential indoor exposures to chemical warfare agents”
B. C. Singer, H. Destaillats, A. T. Hodgson, K. L. Revzan and R. G. Sextro.
14th Annual Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis (ISEA), Philadelphia, PA, October 2004.

14. “Oxygenated organic compounds present in motor vehicle emissions”
C. Jakober, H. Destaillats, P. Green and M. J. Charles,
XXII Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR), Anaheim, CA, October 2003.

13. “Experimentally determined Henry’s Law constants for six brominated diphenyl ether congeners” F. Lau, H. Destaillats and M. J. Charles
23rd International Symposium on Halogenated Organic Pollutants and Persistent Organic Pollutants DIOXIN 2003, Boston, MA, August 2003.
Proceedings: Organohalogen Comp. 2003, 63, 333-336.

12. “Measurements of Henry’s Law Constants of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers”
F. Lau, H. Destaillats and M. J. Charles
16th Annual Research Symposium of the University of California Toxic Substances Research & Teaching Program, Oakland, CA, April 25-26th 2003.

11. “The complementary nature of gas- and liquid- chromatography/ion trap mass spectrometry for measurements of oxygenated organics in aerosols”.
M. J. Charles, C. Jakober, H. Destaillats, R. S. Spaulding, P. G. Green, J.Hughes
50th Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS), Orlando FL, June 2002.

10. “Advances in measurement of carbonyls in aerosols”
M. J. Charles, C. Jakober, R. Spaulding, P. Green, H. Destaillats and J. M. Hughes
2002 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, December 2002.
Proceedings: Eos Trans. American Geophysical Union , 83(47), Fall Meeting Suppl. Abstract A52D-08, 2002.

9. “Measurement of carbonyls and multi-functional carbonyls in air and fine particulate matter”
M. J. Charles, H. Destaillats and R. S. Spaulding
Scientific Meeting on Issues in the Assessment of Health Impacts of Gasoline Emissions in California, UCLA, Los Angeles CA, June 2001.

8. “Development, Demonstration, and Validation of Zero Discharage Industrial Wastewater Treatment Processes at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS), Bremerton, WA”
K. Ford, W. Hunter, R. Bruening, T. Lloyd, G. Levcun, L. Weavers and H. Destaillats
Oceanology International 2001, Miami FL, April 2001.

7. “A quantum chemical investigation of the kinetics of hydroxyl addition to azo compounds”
A. G. Turjanski, H. Destaillats, D. Estrin and M. R. Hoffmann
Pan-American Workshop on Molecular and Material Sciences: Theoretical and Computational Aspects, Gainesville FL, February 2001.

6. “Large scale applications of ultrasound in environmental remediation”
H. Destaillats, T. Lesko and M. R. Hoffmann
220th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, Washington DC, August 2000.

5. “Sonochemical degradation of azo dyes in aqueous solutions”
H. Destaillats, J. M. Joseph and M. R. Hoffmann
II International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey CA, May 2000.
Proceedings: Chemical Oxidation and Reactive Barriers: Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds , edit. A. R. Gavaskar and G. B. Wickramanayake, Battelle Press, Ohio, 2000, Vol. 6, pp. 201-208.

4. “Sonochemical degradation of aqueous organic waste. Intrinsic and scale-up parameters in reactor design”
H. Destaillats, H. M. Hung and M. R. Hoffmann
XIII International Conference on the Properties of Water and Steam, Toronto, Canada, September 1999.
Proceedings: Steam, Water and Hydrothermal Systems: Physics and Chemistry Meeting the Needs of Industry , edit. P. R. Tremaine, P. G. Hill, D. E. Irish and P. V. Balakrishnan, NRC Press, Ottawa, 2000, pp. 678-685.

3 “Effect of the solvent density in the formation of charge transfer complex”
G. Moriena, H. Destaillats, E. Marceca and R. Fernandez Prini
XI Congreso Argentino de Fisicoquímica, Santa Fe, Argentina, April 1999.

2. “Charge Transfer complexes in supercritical fluids: spectroscopic and thermodynamic properties”
H. Destaillats and R. Fernandez Prini
V Encuentro Latinoamericano de Fotoquímica y Fotobiología (ELAFOT), Cordoba, Argentina, September 1997.

1. “I2-aromatic hydrocarbons charge transfer complexes in supercritical fluids”
H. Destaillats and R. Fernandez Prini
X Congreso Argentino de Fisicoquímica, Tucuman, Argentina, April 1997.