Dr. Pinar Omur-Ozbek

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  Refereed Journal Articles Top
8 Esmaeilirad, N.; Carlson, K.; Omur-Ozbek, P. 2015. Influence of Softening Sequencing on Electrocoagulation Treatment of Produced Water. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 283:721-729. 2015
7 Role of Lipid Oxidation, Chelating Agents, and Antioxidants in Metallic Flavor Development in the Oral Cavity. In press: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2012
6 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M. 2011. Retronasal Perception and Flavor Thresholds of Iron and Copper in Drinking Water. Journal of Water and Health. 9(1), 1-9. 2011
5 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Gallagher, D.L.; Dietrich, A.M. Determining Human Exposure and Sensory Detection of Odorous Compounds Released During Showering. Environmental Science and Technology. 45(2), 468-473. 2011
4 Hong, J.H.; Omur-Ozbek, P.; Stanek, B.T.; Dietrich, A.M.; Duncan, S.E.; Lee, Y.W.; Lesser, G. Taste and Odor Abnormalities in Cancer Patients. Journal of Supportive Oncology. 7(2), 58-65. 2009
3 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M. 2008. Developing Hexanal as an Odor Reference Standard for the Sensory Analysis of Drinking Water. Water Research. 42:2598-2604. 2008
2 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Little, J.; Dietrich, A.M. 2007. Ability of Humans to Smell Major Odorants in Indoor Air When Using Contaminated Drinking Water. Water Sci.Technol. 55(5), 249-256. 2007
1 Omur-Ozbek, P. and Dietrich, A.M. 2005. Determination of Temperature-Dependent Henry's Law Constants of Odorous Contaminants and Their Application to Human Perception. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39(11), 3957-3963. 2005
 
  Non-Refereed Journal Articles / Chapters / Proceedings / Transactions Top
5 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M. 2008. Metallic Flavored Drinking Water with Iron and Copper. AWWA WaterJAM, Virginia Beach, VA (September). 2008
4 Tucker, C.L.; Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M. 2007. Determination of the Taste Flavor Threshold of Iron in Water. In proceedings of VWWRS, Blacksburg, VA 2007
3 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M. 2007. Finding an Odor Standard for the Flavor Profile Analysis of Drinking Water. AWWA WQTC, Charlotte, NC (November). 2007
2 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Little, J.; Dietrich, A.M. 2005. Ability of Humans to Smell Major Odorants in Indoor Air When Using Contaminated Drinking Water. 7th IWA Specialty Symposium, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada (October). 2005
1 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M. 2004. FPA Intensity Does Not Always Correlate with Vapor or Aqueous Phase Concentration of Problematic Odorous Compounds. AWWA WQTC, San Antonio, TX (November). 2004
 
  Other (e.g.: Lab Texts, Book Reviews, Technical Reports, In-House Reports) Top
56 Disasters Bring Disastrous Water Quality. ASCE Northern Colorado Branch General Meeting. May 2015. 2015
55 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M. 2014. Advances in Sensory Measurement Determinations. Chapter 4. Under review. 2014
54 Hohner, A.K.; Cawley, K.; Omur-Ozbek, P.; Summers, R. S.; Rosario-Ortiz, F.L. 2014. Assessing Wildfire Impacted Source Water Quality and Treatability through a Lab-based Leaching Study. Oral presentation at the AWWA WQTC Conference in New Orleans, LA (November). 2014
53 Morgensen, B.; Omur-Ozbek, P. 2014. Effects of Wildfire Retardants on Surface Water Quality. Oral presentation at the 34th Hydrology Days, Fort Collins, CO (March). 2014
52 Zhang, Y.; Omur-Ozbek, P. 2014. Occurrence of Cyclic Volatile Methylsiloxanes in Surface Waters. Oral presentation at the 34th Hydrology Days, Fort Collins, CO (March). 2014
51 Taste and Odor Challenges and Solutions. AWWA TEC Webcast. August 2014. 2014
50 Disasters Bring Disastrous Water Quality. CWI Interdisciplinary Water Resources Seminar. February 2014. 2014
49 Taste and Odor Workshop May 2014 Workshop Instructor, Wellington, CO, May 2014 2014
48 Omur-Ozbek, P. 2013. Impacts of the High Park Fire on Cache la Poudre River Water Quality. Oral presentation at the RMSAWWA Conference in Keystone, CO (September). 2013
47 Omur-Ozbek, P. 2013. Impacts of Wildfires on Water Quality. Oral presentation at the AWWA ACE Conference in Denver, CO (June). 2013
46 Omur-Ozbek, P. 2013. Global Taste and Odor Survey of Drinking Water Utilities. Poster presentation at the AWWA ACE Conference in Denver, CO (June). 2013
45 Steninger, C.; Omur-Ozbek, P. 2013. Impacts of High Park Fire on River Water Quality. Oral presentation at the 33rd Hydrology Days, Fort Collins, CO (March). 2013
44 Parr, G.; Omur-Ozbek, P. 2013. Predictive Modeling of Geosmin, a Taste and Odor Compound, in Northern Colorado Water Supplies. Oral presentation at the 33rd Annual American Geophysical Union Hydrology Days, Fort Collins, CO (March). 2013
43 Smelly and Toxic! What Happened to the Beautiful Lake? NREL Seminar Series, Fort Collins CO. October 2013. 2013
42 Sensory and Analytical Methods for Drinking Water Analysis. BTWF Watershed Conference, Greeley, CO. February 2013. 2013
41 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Koester, K. Billica, J. 2012. Modeling Geosmin Removal by Powdered Activated Carbon over Selected Doses and Contact Times. Poster presentation at the AWWA WQTC Conference in Ontario, Canada (November). 2012
40 Venkatapathi, K.; Omur-Ozbek, P.; McGee, J. 2012. Nutrients: Bring it on! Planning for the New Nutrient Management Control Regulations Using BioWin Biological Nutrient Removal Simulations for the Loveland WWTP. Oral Presentation at the RMSAWWA/RMWEA Joint Annual Conference in Copper Mountain, CO (September). 2012
39 Sam, V.; Omur-Ozbek, P. 2012. Removal of Odorous and Toxic Algal Metabolites of Concern Using Powdered Activated Carbon. Invited Poster Presentation at AWWA ACE Conference in Washington, D.C. (June). 2012
38 Sam, V.; Omur-Ozbek, P. 2012. Removal of Algal Metabolites of Concern Using Powdered Activated Carbon. Poster Presentation at the 9th Annual Joint RMWEA/RMSAWWA Student Conference. University of Colorado at Boulder, CO (May). 2012
37 Kulkarni, H.; Omur-Ozbek, P.; McGee, J. 2012. Determination of two Cyclosiloxanes and their Removal by Advanced Oxidation. Poster Presentation at the 9th Annual Joint RMWEA/RMSAWWA Student Conference. University of Colorado at Boulder, CO (May). 2012
36 Venkatapathi, K.; Omur-Ozbek, P.; McGee, J. 2012. Surface Water Eutrophication, Nutrient Management Control Regulations and Their Implications on Wastewater Treatment Plants’ Operation. Poster Presentation at the 9th Annual Joint RMWEA/RMSAWWA Student Conference. University of Colorado at Boulder, CO (May). 2012
35 Sam, V.; Omur-Ozbek, P. 2012. The occurrence and Removal of the Cyanobacterial Metabolites Microcystin-LR and Geosmin from Source Waters. Oral presentation at the 32nd Annual American Geophysical Union Hydrology Days, Fort Collins, CO (March). 2012
34 Kulkarni, H.; Omur-Ozbek, P.; McGee, J. 2012. Determination of Two Siloxanes in Waste Activated Sludge and their Removal by Advanced Oxidation. Oral presentation at the 32nd Annual American Geophysical Union Hydrology Days, Fort Collins, CO (March). 2012
33 An Update on Causes and Solutions for Taste-and-Odor Issues in Source and Drinking Waters. AWWA TEC Webcast. October 2012. 2012
32 Flavor of Drinking Water. New Belgium Seminar, Fort Collins, CO. September 2012. 2012
31 Sensory and Analytical Methods for Drinking Water Analysis. Taste and Odor Workshop, Erie, CO. February 2012. 2012
30 Omur-Ozbek, P. 2011. Simultaneous Removal Geosmin and Microcystin-LR with Moringa Oleifera Seed Extracts and Powdered Activated Carbon. Poster presented at the ACS National meeting in Denver, CO (August). 2011
29 Omur-Ozbek, P. 2011. A review of Occurrence and Mitigation of Algal Odorants and Toxins in Surface Waters. Oral presentation at the 31st Annual American Geophysical Union Hydrology Days, Fort Collins, CO (February). 2011
28 Koester, K.; Omur-Ozbek, P. 2011. Removal of Odorous Algal Metabolite from Horsetooth Reservoir Water by Powdered Activated Carbon. Oral presentation at the 31st Annual American Geophysical Union Hydrology Days, Fort Collins, CO (February). 2011
27 Omur-Ozbek, P. 2011. Sensory and Analytical Methods to Detect Off-Flavors in Source and Drinking Water. Sunday Workshop oral presentation at the AWWA WQTC Conference in Phoenix, AZ (November). 2011
26 Omur-Ozbek, P. 2011. Off-Tastes and Odors in Drinking Water. Oral presentation at the RMSAWWA/RMWEA Joint Conference in Loveland, CO (September). 2011
25 Off-Flavors, Their Occurrence and Treatment. CU Boulder, CO. October 2011. 2011
24 Flavor of Drinking Water. Front Range Drinking Water Consortium, Westminster, CO. September 2011. 2011
23 Off-Flavors in Drinking Water. CSU CEE Department Internal Advisory Board Meeting, Fort Collins, CO. April 2011. 2011
22 “Diagnosing Taste and Odor Problems” Workshop organizer and presenter at AWWA WQTC, Phoenix, AZ, November 2011 2011
21 Taste and Odor Workshop Workshop Instructor, Fort Collins, CO (AWWA Water Treatment Committee), Oct 2010, May 2011 2011
20 Taste and Odor Workshop Workshop Instructor, Morgan County, CO, March 2011 2011
19 Dietrich, A.M.; Omur-Ozbek, P. 2010. Nutritional and Off-flavor Aspects of Metals in Drinking Water. Oral presentation at the 241th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA (Aug). 2010
18 Koester, K.; Omur-Ozbek, P. 2010. Removal of Algal Metabolites by Activated Carbon. Poster presentation at the Water Science Day, Boulder, CO (June). 2010
17 Testing Drinking Water with Humans: Flavor Profile Analysis. CHWMS Lunch Series, Denver, CO. May 2010. 2010
16 Analyzing Drinking Water with Humans: The Flavor Profile Analysis Method. CSU Innovations Breakfast, Denver, CO. March 2010. 2010
15 Flavors of drinking water. Beet Street Culture Café Series – Science Café, Fort Collins, CO. June 2010. 2010
14 Flavor Profile Analysis Workshop Instructor, Fort Collins, CO and Loveland, CO, Nov 2009, April 2010 2010
13 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M. 2009. Taste of Metals in Drinking Water. Oral presentation at the AWWA ACE, San Diego, CA (June). 2009
12 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M.; Duncan, S.E.; Lee, Y.W. 2008. Metallic Flavor of Iron and Copper in Drinking Water. Poster presented at the 8th IWA Specialty Symposium, Seoul, South Korea (October). 2008
11 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M. 2008. Developing an Odor Standard for Sensory Analysis of Drinking Water. Poster presented at the 24th GSA Annual Research Symposium, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA (March). 2008
10 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M.; Duncan, S.E.; Lee, Y.W. 2007. Metallic Flavor is caused by Lipid Oxidation in Mouth. Poster presented at the MILES/MII Research Symposium, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA (October) 2007
9 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M.; Duncan, S.E.; Lee, Y.W. 2007. Metallic Flavor is caused by Lipid Oxidation in Mouth. Poster presented at the Dean’s Forum, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA (November). 2007
8 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M. 2007. Role of Metals in Health and Flavor of Drinking Water. Oral presentation at the AEESP Conference, Blacksburg, VA (July). 2007
7 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M.; Duncan, S.E.; Lee, Y.W. 2006. Metallic Flavor as a Result of Lipid Oxidation in Mouth Catalyzed by Metals. Poster presented at the 22nd GSA Annual Research Symposium, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA (March). 2006
6 Beyond TON: New Methods for Improved Sensory Analyses of Drinking Water Workshop Instructor at AWWA/VWEA Good Laboratory Practices Symposium Charlottesville, VA, July 2006 2006
5 “Flavor Profile Analysis” Workshop Instructor, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2004, 2005, and 2006 2006
4 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M.; Duncan, S.E.; Lee, Y.W. 2005. Metallic Flavor as a Result of Lipid Oxidation in Mouth Catalyzed by Metals. Poster presented at the MII Research Symposium, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA (August). 2005
3 Sensory Analysis of Water: Controlling Geosmin, 2-MIB and other Odorants Workshop Instructor at 7th IWA Specialty Symposium, Cornwall, Ontario, CA, Oct 2005 2005
2 Omur-Ozbek, P.; Dietrich, A.M. 2003. Odorous and Annoying Algal Products in Drinking Water. Oral presentation at the VWWRS, Blacksburg, VA (October). 2003
1 “Attribute Rating, Two-out-of-Five, and Distribution Rating Tests for Analyzing Water Quality” Workshop assistant at AWWA WQTC, Philadelphia, PA, Nov 2003 2003
 

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