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Rolf Halden

Rolf Halden
Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Director, Center for Environmental Security, Biodesign Institute
Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Rolf.Halden@asu.edu
480-727-0893
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School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Arizona State University
PO Box 875306
Tempe, AZ 85287-5306

Rolf Halden, Ph.D., P.E., is director of the Center for Environmental Security at the Biodesign Institute, professor in the Ira A. Fulton School for Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, and senior sustainability scientist in the Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University.

PhD, Civil (Environmental) Engineering, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, 1997

MS, Civil (Environmental) Engineering, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, 1994

MS (Diploma), Biology, Technical University of Braunschweig, 1992

Journal Articles

In Press

Heckenbach, M. E., F. N. Romero, M. D. Green and R. U. Halden. Meta-analysis of ionic liquid literature and toxicology. Chemosphere

Roll, I. B. and R. U. Halden. Apparatus and method for time-integrated, active sampling of contaminants in fluids demonstrated by monitoring of hexavalent chromium in groundwater. Science of the Total Environment

2016

Dang, V. D., K. J. Kroll, S. D. Supowit, R. U. Halden and N. D. Denslow. 2016. Bioaccumulation of legacy and emerging organochlorine contaminants in Lumbriculus variegatus. Archives of Environemntal Contamination and Toxicology DOI: 10.1007/s00244-016-0264-x. (link )

Roll, I. B. and R. U. Halden. 2016. Critical review of factors governing data quality of integrative samplers employed in environmental water monitoring. Water Research 94:200-207. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.02.048. (link )

Supowit, S. D., I. B. Roll, V. D. Dang, K. J. Kroll, N. D. Denslow and R. U. Halden. 2016. Active sampling device for determining pollutants in surface and pore water -- the in situ sampler for biphasic water monitoring. Scientific Reports 6:21886. DOI: 10.1038/srep21886. (link )

Supowit, S. D., A. M. Sadaria, E. J. Reyes and R. U. Halden. 2016. Mass balance of fipronil and total toxicity of fipronil-related compounds in process streams during conventional wastewater and wetland treatment. Environmental Science & Technology 50(3):1519-1526. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b04516. (link )

Venkatesan, A. K. and R. U. Halden. 2016. Modeling the pH-mediated extraction of ionizable organic contaminants to improve the quality of municipal sewage sludge destined for land application. Science of the Total Environment 550:736-741. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.01.119. (link )

Venkatesan, A. K., A. M. Hamdan, V. M. Chavez, J. D. Brown and R. U. Halden. 2016. Mass balance model for sustainable phosphorus recovery in a US wastewater treatment plant. Journal of Environmental Quality 45(1):84-89. DOI: 10.2134/jeq2014.11.0504. (link )

Wells, E. M., J. B. Herbstman, Y. Lin, J. Jarrett, C. P. Verdon, C. Ward, K. L. Caldwell, J. R. Hibbeln, F. R. Witter, R. U. Halden and L. R. Goldman. 2016. Cord blood methylmercury and fetal growth outcomes in Baltimore newborns: Potential confounding and effect modification by Omega-3 fatty acids, selenium, and sex. Environmental Health Perspectives 124(3):373–379. DOI: 10.1289/ehp.1408596. (link )

2015

Bakulski, K. M., H. Lee, J. I. Feinberg, E. M. Wells, S. Brown, J. B. Herbstman, F. R. Witter, R. U. Halden, K. L. Caldwell, M. Mortensen, A. E. Jaffe, J. Moye Jr, L. E. Caulfield, Y. Pan, L. R. Goldman, A. P. Feinberg and M. D. Fallin. 2015. Prenatal mercury concentration is associated with changes in DNA methylation at TCEANC2 in newborns. International Journal of Epidemiology 44(4):1249-1262. DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyv032. (link )

Barbosa, G. L., F. D. Almeida Gadelha, N. Kublik, A. Proctor, L. Reichelm, E. Weissinger, G. M. Wohlleb and R. U. Halden. 2015. Comparison of land, water, and energy requirements of lettuce grown using hydroponic vs. conventional agricultural methods. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 12(6):6879-6891. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph120606879. (link )

Done, H. Y. and R. U. Halden. 2015. Reconnaissance of 47 antibiotics and associated microbial risks in seafood sold in the United States. Journal of Hazardous Materials 282:10-17. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2014.08.075. (link )

Done, H. Y., A. K. Venkatesan and R. U. Halden. 2015. Does the recent growth of aquaculture create antibiotic resistance threats different from those associated with land animal production in agriculture?. the AAPS Journal 17(1):513-524. DOI: 10.1208/s12248-015-9722-z. (link )

Geer, L. A., B. F. Pycke, D. M. Sherer, O. Abulafia and R. U. Halden. 2015. Use of amniotic fluid for determining pregnancies at risk of preterm birth and for studying diseases of potential environmental etiology. Environmental Research 136:470-481. DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.09.031. (link )

Halden, R. U. 2015. Epistemology of contaminants of emerging concern and literature meta-analysis. Journal of Hazardous Materials 282:2-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2014.08.074. (link )

Halden, R. U., E. M. Hartmann, N. D. Denslow, P. A. Haynes and J. LaBear. 2015. Recent advances in proteomics applied to elucidate the role of environmental impacts on human health and organismal function. Journal of Proteome Research 14(1):1-4. DOI: 10.1021/pr501224f. (link )

Hansmeier, N., T. Chao, J. B. Herbstman, L. R. Goldman, F. R. Witter and R. U. Halden. 2015. Elucidating the molecular basis of adverse health effects from exposure to anthropogenic polyfluorinated compounds using toxicoproteomic approaches. Journal of Proteome Research 14(1):51-58. DOI: 10.1021/pr500990w. (link )

Hartmann, E. M., D. R. Colquhoun, K. J. Schwab and R. U. Halden. 2015. Absolute quantification of norovirus capsid protein in food, water, and soil using synthetic peptides with electrospray and MALDI mass spectrometry. Journal of Hazardous Materials 286:525-532. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2014.12.055. (link )

Pycke, B. F., L. A. Geer, M. Dalloul, O. Abulafia and R. U. Halden. 2015. Maternal and fetal exposure to parabens in a multiethnic urban U.S. population. Environmental International 84(November):193-200. DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2015.08.012. (link )

Roll, I. B., R. U. Halden and B. F. Pycke. 2015. Indoor air condensate as a novel matrix for monitoring inhalable organic contaminants. Journal of Hazardous Materials 288:89-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.01.043. (link )

Venkatesan, A. K., H. Y. Done and R. U. Halden. 2015. United States National Sewage Sludge Repository at Arizona State University – A new resource and research tool for environmental scientists, engineers, and epidemiologists. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22(3):1577-1586. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-2961-1. (link )

Venkatesan, A. K. and R. U. Halden. 2015. Effective strategies for monitoring and regulating chemical mixtures and contaminants sharing pathways of toxicity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 12(9):10549-10557. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph120910549. (link )

Verce, M. F., V. M. Madrid, S. D. Gregory, Z. Demir, M. J. Singleton, E. P. Salazar, P. J. Jackson, R. U. Halden and A. Verce. 2015. A long-term field study of in situ bioremediation in a fractured conglomerate trichloroethene soruce zone. Bioremediation Journal 19(1):18-31. DOI: 10.1080/10889868.2014.978836. (link )

Westerhoff, P., S. Lee, Y. Yang, G. W. Gordon, K. Hristovski, R. U. Halden and P. Herckes. 2015. Characterization, recovery opportunities, and valuation of metals in municipal sludges from U.S. wastewater treatment plants nationwide. Environmental Science & Technology 49(16):9479-9488. DOI: 10.1021/es505329q. (link )

Xue, J., A. K. Venkatesan, Q. Wu, R. U. Halden and K. Kannan. 2015. Occurrences of Bisphenol A Diglycidyl Ethers (BADGEs) and Novolac Glycidyl Ethers (NOGEs) in archived biosolids from the U.S. EPA's Targeted National Sewage Sludge Survey. Environmental Science & Technology 49(11):6538-6544. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b01115. (link )

Yegambaram, M., B. Manivannan, T. G. Beach and R. U. Halden. 2015. Role of environmental contaminants in the etiology of Alzheimer's disease: A review. Current Alzheimer Research 12(2):116-146. DOI: 10.2174/1567205012666150204121719. (link )

Yu, X., J. Xue, H. Yao, Q. Wu, A. K. Venkatesan, R. U. Halden and K. Kannan. 2015. Occurrence and estrogenic potency of eight biosphenol analogs in sewage sludge from the U.S. EPA targeted national sewage sludge survey. Journal of Hazardous Materials 299(December):733-739. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.07.012. (link )

2014

Ziv-El, M., T. Kalinowski, R. Krajmalnik-Brown and R. U. Halden. 2014. Simultaneous determination of chlorinated ethenes and ethene in groundwater using headspace solid-phase microextraction with gas chromatography. Journal of Chromatographic Science 52(2):137-142. DOI: 10.1093/chromsci/bms258. (link )

2012

Delgado, A. G., P. Parameswaran, D. Fajardo-Williams, R. U. Halden and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2012. Role of bicarbonate as a pH buffer and electron sink in microbial dechlorination of chloroethenes. Microbial Cell Factories 11:128. DOI: 10.1186/1475-2859-11-128. (link )

Hartmann, E. M., J. P. Badalamenti, R. Krajmalnik-Brown and R. U. Halden. 2012. Quantitative PCR for tracking the megaplasmid-borne biodegradation potential of a model sphingomonad. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78(12):4493-4496. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00715-12 . (link )

Ziv-El, M., A. G. Delgado, Y. Yao, D. Kang, K. G. Nelson, R. U. Halden and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2012. Erratum to: Development and characterization of DehaloR^2, a novel anaerobic microbial consortium performing rapid dechlorination of TCE to ethene. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 95(1):273-274. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-012-4161-6. (link )

Ziv-El, M., S. C. Popat, K. Cai, R. U. Halden, R. Krajmalnik-Brown and B. E. Rittmann. 2012. Managing methanogens and homoacetogens to promote reductive dechlorination of trichloroethene with direct delivery of H2 in a membrane biofilm reactor. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 109(9):2200-2210. DOI: 10.1002/bit.24487. (link )

Ziv-El, M., S. C. Popat, P. Parameswaran, D. Kang, A. Polasko, R. U. Halden, B. E. Rittmann and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2012. Using electron balances and molecular techniques to assess trichoroethene-induced shifts to a dechlorinating microbial community. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 109(9):2230-2239. DOI: 10.1002/bit.24504. (link )

2011

Ziv-El, M., A. G. Delgado, Y. Yao, D. Kang, K. G. Nelson, R. U. Halden and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2011. Development and characterization of DehaloR^2, a novel anaerobic microbial consortium performing rapid dechlorination of TCE to ethene. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 92(5):1063-1071. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-011-3388-y. (link )

2008

Rittmann, B. E., R. Krajmalnik-Brown and R. U. Halden. 2008. Opinion: Pre-genomic, genomic and post-genomic study of microbial communities involved in bioenergy. Nature Reviews Microbiology 6:604-612. DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro1939. (link )

Book Chapters

2010

Chiu, C. and P. K. Westerhoff. 2010. Chapter 4: Trace organics in Arizona surface and waste waters. In: Halden, R. U. ed., Contaminants of Emerging Concern in the Environment: Ecological and Human Health Considerations. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.

Invited Fellow, Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences