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Hiligsmann Serge

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Main Referenced Co-authors
Thonart, Philippe  (119)
Hamilton, Christopher  (24)
Beckers, Laurent  (22)
Masset, Julien  (20)
Lardinois, M. (18)
Main Referenced Keywords
Clostridium (16); landfill (14); anaerobic digestion (13); methane (11); environment (9);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
Centre Wallon de Biologie Industrielle (43)
CWBI (6)
Centre International des Technologies de l'Environnement de Tunis (6)
CIP - Centre d'Ingénierie des Protéines - ULiège [BE] (3)
Centre Wallon de Biologie Industrielle - CWBI (3)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Biotechnology (70)
Environmental sciences & ecology (45)
Microbiology (34)
Chemical engineering (23)
Energy (15)

Publications (total 135)

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Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., Diabate, S. I., & Thonart, P. (2006). Guide pratique sur la gestion des déchets ménagers et des sites d'enfouissement technique dans les pays du Sud. Québec, Canada: Institut de l'Energie et de l'Environnement de la Francophonie (IEPF). https://hdl.handle.net/2268/12919

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143 citations (Scopus®)

Beckers, L., Hiligsmann, S., Lambert, S., Heinrichs, B., & Thonart, P. (2013). Improving effect of metal and oxide nanoparticles encapsulated in porous silica on fermentative biohydrogen production by Clostridium butyricum. Bioresource Technology, 133C, 109-117. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2012.12.168 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/143706

Al-Ahmad, A., Lambert, S., Mahy, J., Heinrichs, B., Wannoussa, W., Tasseroul, L., Weekers, F., Thonart, P., & Hiligsmann, S. (28 November 2023). Investigation of the potential effect of encapsulated metal nanoparticles on enhancement of thermophilic anaerobic digestion. AIMS Environmental Science, 10 (6), 764-793. doi:10.3934/environsci.2023042
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Dufourny, S., Aguedo, M., Benchaib, O., De Razza, G., Delcenserie, V., Dubois, B., El Mejdoub, T., Gofflot, S., Gonza Quito, I. E., Goya-Jorge, E., Hiligsmann, S., Populin, J., Schroyen, M., Thonart, P., & Wavreille, J. (31 January 2023). Effets de probiotiques de type Bacillus combinés à un aliment 2ème âge en sevrage précoce [Paper presentation]. Journées de la Recherche Porcine (JRP).

Kamdem, I., Hiligsmann, S., Vanderghem, M., Jacquet, N., Tiappi, F. M., Richel, A., Jacques, P., & Thonart, P. (2018). Enhanced Biogas Production During Anaerobic Digestion of Steam-pretreated Lignocellulosic Biomass from Williams Cavendish Banana Plants. Waste and Biomass Valorization. doi:10.1007/s12649-016-9788-6
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Masy, T., Bertrand, C., Paul-Marie, X., Vreuls, C., Wilmot, A., Cludts, M., Renard, P., Mawet, P., Smets, S., Dethy, B., Thonart, P., Jacques, P., & Hiligsmann, S. (August 2016). Stable biofilms of Rhodococcus erythropolis T902.1 in draining pavement structures for runoff water decontamination. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 112, 108-118. doi:10.1016/j.ibiod.2016.04.038
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Masy, T., Demanèche, S., Tromme, O., Thonart, P., Jacques, P., Hiligsmann, S., & Vogel, T. M. (August 2016). Hydrocarbon biostimulation and bioaugmentation in organic carbon and clay-rich soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 99, 66-74. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.04.016
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Tasseroul, L., Lambert, S., Eskenazi, D., Amoura, M., Pàez Martinez, C., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., & Heinrichs, B. (13 May 2016). Degradation of p-nitrophenol and bacteria with TiO2 xerogels sensitized in situ with tetra(4-carboxyphenyl)porphyrins [Poster presentation]. White biotechnology: from research to industrial applications, Gembloux, Belgium.

Masy, T.* , Caterina, D.* , Tromme, O., Lavigne, B., Thonart, P., Hiligsmann, S., & Nguyen, F. (January 2016). Electrical resistivity tomography to monitor enhanced biodegradation of hydrocarbons with Rhodococcus erythropolis T902.1 at a pilot scale. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 184, 1-13. doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2015.11.001
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Dumont, G., Pilawski, T., Dzaomuho-Lenieregue, P., Hiligsmann, S., Delvigne, F., Thonart, P., Robert, T., Nguyen, F., & Hermans, T. (2016). Gravimetric water distribution assessment from geoelectrical methods (ERT and EMI) in municipal solid waste landfill. Waste Management, 155, 129-140. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2016.02.013
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Tasseroul, L., Lambert, S., Eskenazi, D., Amoura, M., Pàez Martinez, C., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., & Heinrichs, B. (10 September 2015). Degradation of p-nitrophenol and bacteria with TiO2 xerogels sensitized in situ with tetra(4-carboxyphenyl)porphyrins [Poster presentation]. XVIII International Sol-Gel Conference - Sol-Gel 2015, Kyoto, Japan.

Masy, T., Caterina, D., Tromme, O., Lavigne, B., Thonart, P., Hiligsmann, S., & Nguyen, F. (30 June 2015). ERT to monitor the bioremediation of hydrocarbons with Rhodococcus erythropolis T902.1 at a pilot scale [Paper presentation]. 6th European Bioremediation Conference (EBC-VI), Chania, Greece.

Masy, T., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., Jacques, P., & Vogel, T. M. (16 June 2015). Microbial diversity and function during different bioremediation strategies of diesel-polluted soil [Poster presentation]. 13th Symposium on Bacterial Genetics and Ecology, Milano, Italy.

Hiligsmann, S. (12 May 2015). Valorisation de la biomasse par fermentation : biométhanisation et biohydrogène [Paper presentation]. Cours Master 1 Bio-ingénieurs ULB - Microbiologie Appliquée.

Dzaomuho-Lenieregue, P., Kinet, R., Hiligsmann, S. (Other coll.), Thonart, P. (Other coll.), & Delvigne, F. (Other coll.). (30 April 2015). Improvement of anaerobic digestion of the organic part of landfilled wastes [Poster presentation]. Environmental Technology for Impact 2015.

Hurdebise, Q.* , Tarayre, C.* , Fischer, C.* , Colinet, G., Hiligsmann, S., & Delvigne, F. (2015). Determination of Zinc, Cadmium and Lead Bioavailability in Contaminated Soils at the Single-Cell Level by a Combination of Whole-Cell Biosensors and Flow Cytometry. Sensors. doi:10.3390/s150408981
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Mambanzulua Ngoma, P., Hiligsmann, S., Sumbu Zola, E., Ongena, M., & Thonart, P. (08 April 2015). Impact of different plant secondary metabolites addition: saponin, tannic acid, salicin and aloin on glucose anaerobic co-digestion. Fermentation Technology, 4 (1), 1-11.
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Wannoussa, W.* , Masy, T.* , Lambert, S., Heinrichs, B., Tasseroul, L., Al-Ahmad, A. E., Weekers, F., Thonart, P., & Hiligsmann, S. (February 2015). Effect of iron nanoparticles synthesized by a sol-gel process on Rhodococcus erythropolis T902.1 for biphenyl degradation. Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 7, 264-277.
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Mambanzulua Ngoma, P., Hiligsmann, S., Sumbu Zola, E., Culot, M., Fievez, T., & Thonart, P. (2015). Comparative study of the methane production based on the chemical composition of Mangifera Indica and Manihot Utilissima leaves. SpringerPlus, 4 (75), 1-8. doi:10.1186/s40064-015-0832-y
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Beye, C., Aguedo, M., Hiligsmann, S., Tounkara, L. S., Richel, A., & Thonart, P. (2015). Preliminary characterisation of residual biomass from Hibiscus sabdariffa calyces. African Journal of Biotechnology, 14 (36), 2683 - 2692.
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Mambanzulua Ngoma, P., Hiligsmann, S., Zola, E., Ongena, M., & Thonart, P. (2015). Ngoma P, Hiligsmann S, Zola E, Ongena M & Thonart P (2015) Potential disposal of green waste (Mangifera indica and Manihot utilissima leaves) by anaerobic digestion in Kinshasa (DRC). VertigO: la Revue Electronique en Sciences de l'Environnement.
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Kamdem, I., Jacquet, N., Tiappi Deumaga, M., Hiligsmann, S., Vanderghem, C., Richel, A., Jacques, P., & Thonart, P. (2015). Comparative biochemical analysis after steam pretreatment of lignocellulosic agricultural waste biomass from Williams Cavendish banana plant (Triploid Musa AAA group). Waste Management and Research: the Journal of the International Solid Wastes and Public Cleansing Association, 33 (11), 1022-1032. doi:10.1177/0734242X15597998
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Calusinska, M., Hamilton, C., Monsieurs, P., Mathy, G., Leys, N., Franck, F., Joris, B., Thonart, P., Hiligsmann, S., & Wilmotte, A. (2015). Genome-wide transcriptional analysis suggests hydrogenase- and nitrogenase-mediated hydrogen production in Clostridium butyricum CWBI 1009. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 8 (27), 1-16. doi:10.1186/s13068-015-0203-5
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Beckers, L., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., Delvigne, F., Toye, D., Crine, M., Thonart, P., & Hiligsmann, S. (2015). Investigation of the links between mass transfer conditions, dissolved hydrogen concentration and biohydrogen production by the pure strain Clostridium butyricum CWBI1009. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 98, 18-28. doi:10.1016/j.bej.2015.01.008
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Wannoussa, W., Hiligsmann, S., Tasseroul, L., Lambert, S., Heinrichs, B., Masy, T., Weekers, F., Lavigne, B., Delvigne, F., Jacques, P., & Thonart, P. (2015). Amélioration de la biodégradation du biphényle par Rhodococcus erythropolis t902.1 en présence de Fe2O3 et de nanoparticules de fer encapsulées dans un xérogel de silice. Déchets Sciences et Techniques, 69, 33-40. doi:10.4267/dechets-sciences-techniques.3210

Wannoussa, W.* , Hiligsmann, S.* , Tasseroul, L., Masy, T., Lambert, S., Heinrichs, B., Al-Ahmad, A. E., Weekers, F., & Thonart, P. (2015). Effect of metal ions and metal nanoparticles encapsulated in porous silica on biphenyl biodegradation by Rhodococcus erythropolis T902.1. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 75, 235-245. doi:10.1007/s10971-015-3694-4
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Kinet, R., Destain, J., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., Delhalle, L., Taminiau, B., Daube, G., & Delvigne, F. (2015). Thermophilic and cellulolytic consortium isolated from composting plants improves anaerobic digestion of cellulosic biomass: toward a microbial resource management approach. Bioresource Technology, 189, 138-44. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2015.04.010
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Kinet, R., Dzaomuho-Lenieregue, P., Hiligsmann, S., Taminiau, B., Tarayre, C., Daube, G., & Delvigne, F. (2015). Flow cytometry fingerprinting for the design of a cellulolytic synthetic microbial community [Poster presentation]. 3rd European Congress of Applied Biotechnology (ECAB 2015).

Hiligsmann, S., & Thonart, P. (18 November 2014). La mise en décharge : quelles précautions minimales à petit budget, pour les petites et moyennes villes ? (video et powerpoint) [Paper presentation]. Atelier de travail de la plateforme Re‐Sources : Gestion des déchets dans les pays en développement : et si on changeait de paradigme ?, Lyon-Villeurbanne, France.

Hiligsmann, S., & Thonart, P. (27 October 2014). Valorisation de la biomasse par fermentation : biométhanisation et biohydrogène : Comment tirer profit des déchets organiques [Paper presentation]. FOREM formation.

Hiligsmann, S. (23 October 2014). Production de biohydrogène à partir de biomasses [Paper presentation]. Conférence INSA – Master Sciences de l'Environnement Industriel et Urbain (M2R SEIU), Lyon, France.

Hiligsmann, S. (23 October 2014). Montage de projets de Recherche et d’Innovation : A la recherche de financements [Paper presentation]. Cours INSA – 5e Génie Energétique et Environnement Module Eco-technologies et écologie industrielle et territoriale (2EIT), Lyon, France.

Hiligsmann, S. (09 October 2014). Traitement biologique anaérobie des déchets organiques : Comment tirer profit de la biomasse [Paper presentation]. Cours INSA – 5e Génie Energétique et Environnement Module Eco-technologies et écologie industrielle et territoriale (2EIT), Lyon, France.

Baert, J., de Lamotte, A., Hiligsmann, S., Toye, D., Thonart, P., Crine, M., & Delvigne, F. (08 October 2014). Mass transfer processes affects on-line flow cytometry profiling of Mass transfer processes affects on-line flow cytometry profiling of [Poster presentation]. ESBES-IFIBIOP; 10th European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences and 6th International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses, Lille, France.

Kinet, R., Destain, J., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., & Delvigne, F. (September 2014). Development of a thermophilic and cellulolytic consortium to improve anaerobic digestion of lignocellulosic biomass [Poster presentation]. 10th European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences and 6th International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses.

Puhulwella, R. G., Beckers, L., Delvigne, F., Grigorescu, A., Thonart, P., & Hiligsmann, S. (18 August 2014). Mesophilic biohydrogen production by Clostridium butyricum CWBI1009 in trickling biofilter reactor. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39, 16902-16913. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.08.087
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Alloue-Boraud, M., N’Guessan, K., Djeni, T., Hiligsmann, S., Djè, M., & Delvigne, F. (2014). Fermentation profile of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Candida tropicalis as starter cultures on barley malt medium. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 1-7. doi:10.1007/s13197-014-1526-0
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Wannoussa, W., Hiligsmann, S., Heinrichs, B., Al-Ahmad, A. E., Masy, T., Weekers, F., Ahmad, S., Stéphanie D, L., & Thonart, P. (01 May 2014). Effect of metal nanoparticles encapsulated in porous silica on the biphenyl biodegradation by Rhodococcus erythropolis T902.1 [Poster presentation]. Bioforum, Liàge, Belgium.

Mahy, J., Tasseroul, L., Masy, T., Hiligsmann, S., & Lambert, S. (11 March 2014). Remediation of contaminated soils by the coupled action of microorganisms and metallic oxide nanoparticles [Poster presentation]. Remise des prix UMICORE 2014, Anvers, Belgium.
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Masy, T., Caterina, D., Tromme, O., Hiligsmann, S., Nguyen, F., & Thonart, P. (05 March 2014). Rhodococcus erythropolis, a good candidate for an in-situ bioaugmentation starter [Paper presentation]. ENVITAM PhD Student Day, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

Al-Ahmad, A. E., Hiligsmann, S., Lambert, S., Heinrichs, B., Wannoussa, W., Tasseroul, L., Weekers, F., & Thonart, P. (07 February 2014). Effect of encapsulated nanoparticles on thermophillic anaerobic digestion [Poster presentation]. 19th National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Gembloux, Belgium.

Hiligsmann, S. (2014). Valorisation énergétique des déchets organiques par biométhanisation [Paper presentation]. Atelier de formation de 3 jours au Centre International des Technologies de l’Environnement dans le cadre du projet européen "VEDER", Tunis, Tunisia.

Hiligsmann, S., Beckers, L., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., & Thonart, P. (2014). Improvement of fermentative biohydrogen production by Clostridium butyricum CWBI1009 in sequenced-batch, horizontal fixed bed and biodisc-like anaerobic reactors with biomass retention. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39, 6899-6911. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.02.139
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Plancke, C., Vigeolas, H., Hohner, R., Roberty, S., Emonds-Alt, B., Larosa, V., Willamme, R., Duby, F., Onga Dhali, D., Thonart, P., Hiligsmann, S., Franck, F., Eppe, G., Cardol, P., Hippler, M., & Remacle, C. (2014). Lack of isocitrate lyase in Chlamydomonas leads to changes in carbon metabolism and in the response to oxidative stress under mixotrophic growth. Plant Journal, 77 (3), 404-417. doi:10.1111/tpj.12392
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Franck, F., Remacle, C., Wilmotte, A., Joris, B., Thonart, P., & Hiligsmann, S. (2014). Summary of ARC Final Report – MicroH2 - A collaborative project on algal and bacterial H2 production. ULg - Université de Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/179436

Hiligsmann, S. (10 December 2013). Valorisation de la biomasse par fermentation : biométhanisation et biohydrogène : Comment tirer profit des déchets organiques [Paper presentation]. FOREM formation.

Al-Ahmad, A. E., Hiligsmann, S., Lambert, S., Heinrichs, B., Wannoussa, W., Weekers, F., Delvigne, F., & Thonart, P. (05 December 2013). Enhancement of thermophillic anaerobic digestion of methane by metal nanoparticles encapsulated in porous silica [Poster presentation]. ManuREsource 2013 International conference on manure management and valorization, Bruges, Belgium.

Hiligsmann, S. (18 November 2013). Potential association of acidogenic bacteria and highly effective sulfate reducers for bioconversion of gypsum industrial by-product [Paper presentation]. UNESCO-IHE Symposium on Sulfur Cycle Science and Technology, Delft, Netherlands.

Al-Ahmad Allah, Hiligsmann, S., Delvigne, F., Wannoussa Wissal, Thonart, P., Lambert, S., Heinrichs, B., Weekers Frédéric, & Lavigne Benoît. (15 November 2013). Enhancement of thermophilic anaerobic digestion of methane by metal nanoparticles encapsulated in porous silica [Poster presentation]. Journée scientifique de l'école doctorale thématique en génie des procédés - GEPROC, Liège, Belgium.

Kamdem, I., Hiligsmann, S., Vanderghem, C., Bilik, I., Paquot, M., & Thonart, P. (Other coll.). (15 November 2013). Wastes of banana ‘s lignocellulosic biomass: a sustainable and renewable source of biogas production [Poster presentation]. Journée scientifique GEPROC 2013, Liège, Belgium.

Kamdem, I., Hiligsmann, S., Vanderghem, C., Bilik, I., Paquot, M., & Thonart, P. (15 November 2013). Wastes of banana's lignocellulosic biomass : a sustainable and renewable source of biogaz production [Poster presentation]. GEPROC, Liège, Belgium.

Hiligsmann, S. (24 October 2013). Valorisation de la biomasse par biométhanisation : Comment tirer profit des déchets organiques [Paper presentation]. Journée Be-to-Be Valorisation de co-produits alimentaires.

Mhiri, F., Hiligsmann, S., Sayahi, L., Jrad, A., & Thonart, P. (01 October 2013). ANAEROBIC DIGESTION OF ORGANIC WASTES FROM AGRO-FOOD ACTIVITIES IN TUNISIA [Poster presentation]. Sardinia 13, 14 International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy.

Hiligsmann, S., Beckers, L., Hamilton, C., Masset, J., & Thonart, P. (2013). ANAEROBIC DIGESTION WITH BIOHYDROGEN PRODUCTION FROM ORGANIC WASTES : STATE-OF-THE ART. In Proceedings Sardinia 2013.

Mhiri, F., Hiligsmann, S., Sayahi, L., Tangour, D., Gamoun, H., Jrad, A., & Thonart, P. (2013). MONITORING OF ANAEROBIC DIGESTION IN MSW LANDFILLS IN TUNISIA. In Proceedings Sardinia 2013.

Al-Ahmad Allah, Hiligsmann, S., Delvigne, F., Lambert, S., Heinrichs, B., Weekers Frédéric, Lavigne Benoît, & Thonart, P. (02 July 2013). Investigation of the potential effect of encapsulated metal nanoparticles on enhancement of thermophilic anaerobic fermentation of methane [Poster presentation]. Journée de présentation des doctorants de la Faculté Agronomique de Gembloux, Gembloux, Belgium.

Tasseroul, L., Lambert, S., Eskenazi, D., Amoura, M., Páez, C. A., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., & Heinrichs, B. (2013). Degradation of p-nitrophenol and bacteria with TiO2 xerogels sensitized in situ with tetra(4-carboxyphenyl)porphyrins. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 272, 90-99. doi:10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.08.023
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Beckers, L., Hiligsmann, S., Lambert, S., Heinrichs, B., & Thonart, P. (2013). Improving effect of metal and oxide nanoparticles encapsulated in porous silica on fermentative biohydrogen production by Clostridium butyricum. Bioresource Technology, 133C, 109-117. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2012.12.168
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Hiligsmann, S., Sayahi, L., Tangour, D., Mhiri, F., Jrad, A., & Thonart, P. (05 December 2012). Le partenariat CITET - CWBI : 10 années de collaboration scientifique et transfert technologique sur la valorisation énergétique des biomasses [Paper presentation]. 5e conférence internationale sur l’environnement "L’innovation au service de l’environnement", Tunis, Tunisia.

Hiligsmann, S. (2012). Production de biohydrogène par fermentation anaérobie chimiotrophe de substrats carbohydratés [Doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/123527

Hiligsmann, S. (07 June 2012). Valorisation de la biomasse par fermentation : biométhanisation et biohydrogène : Comment tirer profit des déchets organiques [Paper presentation]. Journée d’étude AILg.

Beckers, L., Hiligsmann, S., Hamilton, C., Masset, J., & Thonart, P. (2012). Investigating the factors for fermentative biohydrogen improvement: original bioreactors design and hydrogen partial pressure effect. In WHEC 2012, Toronto June 3rd - 7th.
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Beckers, L., Calusinska, M., Hamilton, C., Hiligsmann, S., Wilmotte, A., Remacle, C., Franck, F., Joris, B., & Thonart, P. (04 June 2012). The MicroH2 project:an association of four laboratories to improve theknowledge on biohydrogen production precesses [Poster presentation]. 18th World Hydrogen Energy Conference (WHEC), Toronto, Canada.

Beckers, L., Hiligsmann, S., MAsset, J., Hamilton, C., & Thonart, P. (2012). Effects of hydrogen partial pressure on fermentative biohydrogen production by a chemotropic Clostridium bacterium in a new horizontal rotating cylinder reactor. Energy Procedia. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2012.09.006
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Masy, T., Wannoussa, W., Lambert, S., Heinrichs, B., Pirard, J.-P., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., & Weekers, F. (Other coll.). (10 April 2012). Investigation of nanoparticles as potential activators for the optimization of PAH biodegradation [Poster presentation]. Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology, Bologna, Italy.

Masset, J., Calusinska, M., Hamilton, C., Hiligsmann, S., Joris, B., Wilmotte, A., & Thonart, P. (2012). Fermentative hydrogen production from glucose and starch using pure strains and artificial co-cultures ofClostridium spp. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 5 (35), 1-15.
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Hiligsmann, S., Beckers, L., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., & Thonart, P. (2011). La production de biohydrogène à partir de substrats carbohydratés : état de l'art. In Récents progrès en génie des procédés (pp. 6). Paris, France: SFGP.
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Beckers, L., Hiligsmann, S., Hamilton, C., Thonart, P., & Masset, J. (Other coll.). (December 2011). Effets de la pression partielle en hydrogène sur la production anaérobie de bioH2 par une bactérie chimiotrophe du genre Clostridium dans un nouveau réacteur à cylindre horizontal rotatif. Récents Progrès en Génie des Procédés, 101.
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Beckers, L., Hiligsmann, S., Hamilton, C., Masset, J., & Thonart, P. (December 2011). Effects of hydrogen partial pressure on fermentative biohydrogen production by a chemotropic Clostridium bacterium in a new horizontal rotating cylinder reactor [Poster presentation]. XIIIe congrès de la Société Française de Génie des Procédés - SFGP2011, Lille, France.

Tasseroul, L., Lambert, S., Páez Martínez, C., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., Pirard, J.-P., & Heinrichs, B. (2011). Synthesis by the sol-gel process of visible light sensitive-TiO2 for the degradation of pollutants and microorganisms. In Récents Progrès en Génie des Procédés, Lavoisier Technique et Documentation, Volume 101, 6 p. (CD-ROM). Paris, France: Société Française de Génie des Procédés.
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Beckers, L., Hiligsmann, S., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., & Thonart, P. (2011). Fermentative biohydrogen production in a novel biodisc bioreactor: Principle and Improvement. In L. Bozhou (Ed.), Low Carbon Earth Summit 2011 Proceeding (pp. 911).
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Calusinska, M., Joris, B., Wilmotte, A., Thonart, P., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., & Hiligsmann, S. (07 September 2011). MICRO-H2 – Microbiological production of hydrogen: study of microalgal and bacterial processes [Poster presentation]. International Conference Environmental (Bio)Technologies & EU-FP7 Environment Brokerage Event, Gdansk, Poland.

Hiligsmann, S. (2011). La biométhanisation : Comment tirer profit des déchets organiques [Paper presentation]. 6e journées internationales des géosciences de l'environnement.

Lecler, R., Godaux, D., Vigeolas, H., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., Franck, F., Cardol, P., & Remacle, C. (2011). Functional analysis of hydrogen photoproduction in respiratory-deficient mutants of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36, 9562-9570. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.04.229
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Tasseroul, L., Lambert, S., Páez Martínez, C., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., Pirard, J.-P., & Heinrichs, B. (2011). Synthesis by sol-gel process of visible light sensitive-TiO2 for the degradation of pollutants and microorganisms [Poster presentation]. International Symposium on Advanced Complex Inorganic Nanomaterials, ACIN 2011, Namur, Belgium.

Tasseroul, L., Lambert, S., Pàez Martinez, C., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., Pirard, J.-P., & Heinrichs, B. (2011). Développement d'un photocatalyseur à base d'oxyde de titane pour l'élimination de micro-organismes dans les eaux usées [Paper presentation]. PhD day of the doctoral school in "Sciences et Gestion de l’Environnement", Arlon, Belgium.

Hiligsmann, S., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., Beckers, L., & Thonart, P. (2011). Comparative study of biological hydrogen production by pure strains and consortia of facultative and strict anaerobic bacteria. Bioresource Technology, 102, 3810-3818. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2010.11.094
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Hiligsmann, S., Hamilton, C., Beckers, L., Masset, J., Destain, J., & Thonart, P. (23 November 2010). La biométhanisation : technologies de choix [Paper presentation]. Mission économique AWEX en Tunisie : Energie & Environnement, Tunis, Tunisia.

Hiligsmann, S., Hamilton, C., Beckers, L., Masset, J., & Thonart, P. (17 November 2010). Investigation of anaerobic digestion in a two-stage bioprocess producing hydrogen and methane [Paper presentation]. 15th European Biosolids and Organic Resources Conference, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Beckers, L., Hiligsmann, S., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., & Thonart, P. (14 October 2010). La production de biohydrogène à partir de substrats carbohydratés: Etat de l’art [Poster presentation]. Journée scientifique de la SRC (Société Royale de Chimie), Gembloux, FSAGX, Belgium.

Lecler, R., Godaux, D., Hamilton, C., Hiligsmann, S., Franck, F., & Remacle, C. (27 June 2010). (Functionnal) analysis of hydrogen production in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii mitochondrial mutants [Poster presentation]. 9th International Hydrogenase conference, Uppsala, Sweden.

Masset, J.* , Hiligsmann, S.* , Hamilton, C., Beckers, L., Franck, F., & Thonart, P. (April 2010). Effect of pH on glucose and starch fermentation in batch and sequenced-batch mode with a recently isolated strain of hydrogen-producing Clostridium butyricum CWBI1009. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35 (8), 3371-3378. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2010.01.061
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Beckers, L., Hiligsmann, S., Hamilton, C., Masset, J., & Thonart, P. (17 March 2010). Fermentative hydrogen production by Clostridium butyricum CWBI1009 and Citrobacter freundii CWBI 952 in pure and mixed cultures [Poster presentation]. Biomedica 2010, Aachen, Germany.

Hamilton, C.* , Hiligsmann, S.* , Beckers, L., Masset, J., Wilmotte, A., & Thonart, P. (2010). Optimisation of culture conditions for biological hydrogen production by Citrobacter freundii CWBI952 in batch, sequenced-batch and semicontinuous operating mode. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35, 1089-1098. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2009.10.073
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Beckers, L.* , Hiligsmann, S.* , Hamilton, C., Masset, J., & Thonart, P. (2010). Fermentative hydrogen production by Clostridium butyricum CWBI1009 and Citrobacter freundii CWBI952 in pure and mixed cultures. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 14 (S2), 541-548.
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Beckers, L., Hiligsmann, S., Hamilton, C., Masset, J., & Thonart, P. (16 December 2009). Fermentative biohydrogen production by a Clostridium butyricum sp. strain in a novel continuous rotating cylinder bioreactor [Poster presentation]. Le génie des procédés appliqué aux bio-industries, Gembloux, FSAGX, Belgium.

Hamilton, C., Calusinska, M., Masset, J., Hiligsmann, S., Beckers, L., Wilmotte, A., & Thonart, P. (16 December 2009). Investigation of hydrogenase molecular markers to optimize hydrogen production from organic waste and agro-food industries effluents.

Masset, J., Hiligsmann, S., Beckers, L., Hamilton, C., & Thonart, P. (16 December 2009). Optimization of culture condition for hydrogen production by Clostridium butyricum.

Beckers, L., Hiligsmann, S., Hamilton, C., Masset, J., & Thonart, P. (16 December 2009). Fermentative biohydrogen production by a Clostridium butyricum sp. strain in a novel continuous rotating cylinder bioreactor.

Calusinska, M., Savichtcheva, O., Joris, B., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., & Wilmotte, A. (11 December 2009). Application of molecular techniques to monitor the evolution of bacterial consortia composed of Clostridium sp. in a hydrogen producing bioreactor [Poster presentation]. Analyzing complex microbial communities and their host microbe interactions, Brussels, Belgium.

Masset, J., Beckers, L., Hamilton, C., Hiligsmann, S., & Thonart, P. (April 2009). Influence of pH and stirring on the hydrogen production by a pure Clostridium strain [Poster presentation]. Biomedica, Liège, Belgium.

Beckers, L., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., Hiligsmann, S., & Thonart, P. (01 April 2009). Effects of hydrogen partial pressure on fermentative biohydrogen production by a newly isolated bacterium of the genus Clostridium [Poster presentation]. Biomedica, Liège, Belgium.

Hiligsmann, S., Masset, J., Beckers, L., Hamilton, C., & Thonart, P. (16 December 2008). Biohydrogen production from anaerobic digestion of carbohydrate organic matter [Poster presentation]. 3rd Strategic Energy Forum, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Beckers, L., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., Hiligsmann, S., & Thonart, P. (26 November 2008). Effects of hydrogen partial pressure on fermentative biohydrogen production by a newly isolated bacterium of the genus Clostridium [Poster presentation]. Le génie des procédés au service du développement durable, Faculté Polytechnique de Mons, Belgium.

Hiligsmann, S., & Thonart, P. (November 2008). La gestion des déchets ménagers et des sites d'enfouissement technique dans les pays du Sud. Journal des Ingénieurs, 116, 5-11.

Hiligsmann, S., Masset, J., Abdelhakk, M., & Thonart, P. (May 2008). Investigation of biohydrogen production in a 20 L-sequenced batch bioreactor using a pure Clostridium strain [Poster presentation]. Vth International Symposium on anaerobic digestion of solid wastes and energy crops, Hammamet, Tunisia.

Hiligsmann, S., Mhiri, F., Belaid, S., & Thonart, P. (May 2008). Investigation of methane production in Tunisian MSW landfills [Poster presentation]. Vth International Symposium on anaerobic digestion of solid wastes and energy crops, Hammamet, Tunisia.

Abdelhakk, M., Hiligsmann, S., & Thonart, P. (11 October 2007). Investigation of biohydrogen production in a 20l – Sequenced batch bioreactor using a pure Clostridum strain [Poster presentation]. Bioforum, Liège, Belgium.

Thonart, P., Lardinois, M., Chamblin, J. F., Grolet, S., Noel, J., Boisson, D., Copin, A., & Hiligsmann, S. (08 March 2007). Faculté des Sciences de l’Université d’Etat d’Haïti – CWBI : six années d’un partenariat réussi sur la gestion des déchets [Paper presentation]. Symposium « Quelle coopération pour Haïti ? », Mons, Belgium.

Lechien, V., Rodriguez, C., Ongena, M., Hiligsmann, S., Rulmont, A., & Thonart, P. (2006). Physicochemical And Biochemical Characterization Of Non-Biodegradable Cellulose In Miocene Gymnosperm Wood From The Entre-Sambre-Et-Meuse, Southern Belgium. Organic Geochemistry, 37 (11), 1465-1476. doi:10.1016/j.orggeochem.2006.07.002
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Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., Diabate, S. I., & Thonart, P. (2006). Guide pratique sur la gestion des déchets ménagers et des sites d'enfouissement technique dans les pays du Sud. Québec, Canada: Institut de l'Energie et de l'Environnement de la Francophonie (IEPF).

Rodriguez, C., Hiligsmann, S., Ongena, M., Charlier, R., & Thonart, P. (2005). Development Of An Enzymatic Assay For The Determination Of Cellulose Bioavailability In Municipal Solid Waste. Biodegradation, 16 (5), 415-422. doi:10.1007/s10532-004-3575-y
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Rodriguez, C., Hiligsmann, S., Charlier, R., & Thonart, P. (09 May 2003). Cellulose bioavailability in municipal solid waste [Poster presentation]. Bioforum, Liège, Belgium.

Rodriguez, C., Hiligsmann, S., Ongena, M., Awono, S., Destain, J., Charlier, R., & Thonart, P. (2003). Cellulose enzymatic availability in Municipal solid waste. In Christensen, Cossu, ... Stegmann (Eds.), Proceedings Sardinia 03, Ninth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium.

Mhiri, F., Marouani, L., Benzarti, A., Hiligsmann, S., Rodriguez, C., & Thonart, P. (2003). Investigation of the Biological Activity and the Environmental Impact of Tunisian MSW Landfills. In Christensen, Cossu, ... Stegmann (Eds.), Proceedings Sardinia 03, Ninth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium.

Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., Kéré, B., Yeye, S., & Thonart, P. (Eds.). (2002). Cahier technique : Séminaire-atelier francophone sur la gestion des déchets ménagers. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: MECV.

Thonart, P., Lardinois, M., Rodriguez, C., Awono, S., Destain, J., & Hiligsmann, S. (November 2002). La problématique de la gestion des déchets ménagers [Paper presentation]. Séminaire-atelier francophone sur la gestion des déchets ménagers, Saaba-Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., & Thonart, P. (November 2002). Critères de choix des sites de décharges et des technologies de gestion de la matière organique dans les pays à climat chaud [Paper presentation]. Séminaire-atelier francophone sur la gestion des déchets ménagers, Saaba-Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Rodriguez, C., Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., Destain, J., Charlier, R., & Thonart, P. (October 2002). Cellulose bioavailability in waste [Poster presentation]. 2nd International landfill Research symposium, Asheville N.C., United States.

Hiligsmann, S., Chamblin, J.-F., Grolet, S., Boisson, D., & Thonart, P. (Eds.). (2002). Cahier technique : Séminaire de sensibilisation à la gestion des déchets ménagers dans les villes de la République d’Haïti. Port-au-Prince, Haiti: UEH.

Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., & Thonart, P. (01 July 2002). Critères de sélection des sites d'implantation des CET et des technologies de gestion de la matière organique dans les pays à climat chaud [Paper presentation]. Séminaire sur la "Sensibilisation à la gestion des déchets ménagers dans les villes de la République de Haïti", Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Amilcar, H., Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., & Thonart, P. (2002). Document pédagogique de sensibilisation à la protection de l'environnement (en Haiti). Liège, Belgium: CWBI.

Thonart, P., Lardinois, M., Rodriguez, C., Awono, S., Destain, J., Chamblin, J. F., Grolet, S., Noel, J. M., Boisson, D., Copin, A., & Hiligsmann, S. (01 July 2002). La problématique de la gestion des déchets ménagers en République d'Haïti [Paper presentation]. Séminaire sur la "Sensibilisation à la gestion des déchets ménagers dans les villes de la République de Haïti", Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., Rodirguez, C., Mhiri, F., Marouani, L., Benzarti, A., Pohl, D., Grolet, S., Chamblin, J. F., Noel, J. M., Copin, A., & Thonart, P. (June 2002). Impact environnemental des décharges de déchets ménagers sur la qualité des eaux [Poster presentation]. Colloque international sur la gestion intégrée de l’eau à l’Université de Quisquéyéa, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Lardinois, M., Hiligsmann, S., Rodriguez, C., Kapepula, D., & Thonart, P. (2002). Atlas of MSW landfills and dumpsites in developing countries. In G. Kocasoy, T. Atabarut, ... I. Nuhoglu (Eds.), Appropriate environmental and solid waste management and technologies for developing countries (pp. 2 : 1167-1172).

Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., Rodriguez, C., Kapepula, D., Mhiri, F., Marouani, L., Benzarti, A., Grolet, S., Chamblin, J. F., Antoine, J. N., Noel, J. M., Copin, A., & Thonart, P. (2002). Investigation of the biological activity in MSW landfills under dry climates (Tunisia and Haiti). In G. Kocasoy, T. Atabarut, ... I. Nuhoglu (Eds.), Appropriate environmental and solid waste management and technologies for developing countries (pp. 2 : 773-778).

Rodriguez, C., Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., Destain, J., Radu, J.-P., Charlier, R., & Thonart, P. (2001). Cellulose enzymatic availability in waste refuse. In Christensen, Cossu, ... Stegmann (Eds.), Proceedings Sardinia 01, Eight International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium (pp. 1 : 69-77).

Lardinois, M., Hiligsmann, S., Kapepula, D., Rodriguez, C., & Thonart, P. (2001). Atlas of MSW landfills and dumpsites in developing countries. In Christensen, Cossu, ... Stegmann (Eds.), Proceedings Sardinia 01, Eight International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium (pp. 4 : 107-112).

Hiligsmann, S., Rodriguez, C., Lardinois, M., Radu, J.-P., Charlier, R., Destain, J., Drion, R., & Thonart, P. (2001). A pluridisciplinary model to predict municipal landfill life [Paper presentation]. The modelling of landfill processes Symposium, Delft, Netherlands.

Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., Rodriguez, C., Kapepula, D., Mhiri, F., Marouani, L., Benzarti, A., Pohl, D., Chamblin, J. F., Antoinne, J. N., Noel, J. R., & Thonart, P. (2001). Investigation of the biological activity in MSW landfills under dry climates (Tunisia and Haiti). In Christensen, Cossu, ... Stegmann (Eds.), Proceedings Sardinia 01, Eight International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium (pp. 4:131-138).

Rodriguez, C., Lardinois, M., Geurts, A., Hiligsmann, S., & Thonart, P. (31 March 2000). Bioavailability of cellulose in landfills [Poster presentation]. Bioforum, Liège, Belgium.

Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., Kapepula, D., & Thonart, P. (2000). La gestion des déchets organiques solides dans les pays à climat chaud. Echos du COTA, (86).

Sabri, A., Jacques, P., Weekers, F., Bare, G., Hiligsmann, S., Moussaif, M., & Thonart, P. (2000). Effect of Temperature on Growth of Psychrophilic and Psychrotrophic Members of Rhodotorula Aurantiaca. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 84-86 (Spring), 391-9. doi:10.1385/abab:84-86:1-9:391
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Thonart, P., Lardinois, M., Kapepula, D., Hiligsmann, S., & Destain, J. (September 1999). La problématique de la gestion des déchets ménagers en République d'Haïti [Paper presentation]. Sensibilisation à la gestion des déchets ménagers dans les villes de la République de Haïti, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Hiligsmann, S., Lardinois, M., & Thonart, P. (September 1999). Critères de sélection des sites d'implantation des CET [Paper presentation]. Sensibilisation à la gestion des déchets ménagers dans les villes de la République de Haïti, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Sabri, A., Bare, G., Jacques, P., Hiligsmann, S., Moussaif, M., & Thonart, P. (1999). Influence of temperature on growth of psychrophilic and psychrotrophic members of Rhodotorula aurantiaca Species [Poster presentation]. 21st Symposium on biotechnology for fuels and chemicals, Fort Collins, United States.

Lardinois, M., Kapepula, D., Hiligsmann, S., Steyer, E., & Thonart, P. (1999). Landfill management in Africa. In Christensen, Cossu, ... Stegmann (Eds.), Proceedings Sardinia 99, Seventh International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium (pp. 379-385).

Steyer, E., Hiligsmann, S., Radu, J.-P., Charlier, R., Destain, J., Drion, R., & Thonart, P. (1999). A biological pluridisciplinary model to predict municipal landfill life. In Christensen, Cossu, ... Stegmann (Eds.), Proceedings Sardinia 99, Seventh International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium (pp. 1:37-44).

Steyer, E., Ourth, A., Hiligsmann, S., Charlier, R., Verbrugge, J. C., & Thonart, P. (25 September 1998). L’évaluation biologique des décharges en relation avec les propriétés de perméabilité [Paper presentation]. Journée à thème conjointe des Sociétés belges de Pédologie et de Génie rural, Gembloux, Belgium.

Hiligsmann, S., Jacques, P., & Thonart, P. (1998). Isolation Of Highly Performant Sulfate Reducers From Sulfate-Rich Environments. Biodegradation, 9 (3-4), 285-292. doi:10.1023/A:1008382102417
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Thonart, P., Steyer, E., Drion, R., & Hiligsmann, S. (1998). La gestion biologique d'une decharge. Tribune de l'Eau, 590/591, 3-12.
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Hiligsmann, S., & Thonart, P. (1997). Microflore anaérobie des décharges. In Actes de l'Atelier "La problématique des déchets solides dans les villes africaines".

Hiligsmann, S., Deswaef, S., Taillieu, X., Crine, M., Milande, N., & Thonart, P. (1996). Production of sulfur from gypsum as an industrial byproduct. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 57-8, 959-969. doi:10.1007/BF02941776
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Deswaef, S., Salmon, T., Hiligsmann, S., Taillieu, X., Milande, N., Thonart, P., & Crine, M. (1996). Treatment of gypsum waste in a two stage anaerobic reactor. Water Science and Technology, 34 (5-6), 367-374. doi:10.1016/0273-1223(96)00667-1
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Thonart, P., Destain, J., Antoine, P., Hiligsmann, S., & Jacques, P. (1996). Impact of the microbiology in the epuration processes. Cerevisia and Biotechnology, 21 (2), 76-79.

Hiligsmann, S., Taillieu, X., Deswaef, S., Crine, M., Milande, N., & Thonart, P. (May 1995). Production of sulfur from gypsum as an industrial by-product [Poster presentation]. Seventeenth Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Vail, Colorado, United States.

Hiligsmann, S., Taillieu, X., & Thonart, P. (1995). A biotechnological process to produce sulfide from the industrial by-product gypsum : new investigations. Med. Fac. Landbouww. Univ. Gent 60/4b.

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