Ph.D. Student, Civil & Environmental Engineering
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
Rackham Merit Fellowship

Degrees
M.S.E. Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Research Interests
Low-energy nitrogen removal from wastewater, biofilm modeling, microbial competition and cooperation

Other Interests
Cooking, traveling, and music (especially live)

Contact
1351 Beal Ave
15 EWRE
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Tel: 734-615-5906
jesethdv [at] umich.edu

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Delgado Vela, J., Stadler, L.B., Martin, K. J., Raskin, L., Bott, C. B., Love, N. G. Prospects for Biological Nitrogen Removal from Anaerobic Effluents during Mainstream Wastewater Treatment. 2015. Environmental Science and Technology: Letters.

Conferences
Delgado Vela, J., Martin, K. J., McFarland, A., Beaton, N., Stadler, L., Skerlos, S.J., Raskin, L., Bott, C. B., Love, N.G.  Removing nitrogen from effluents of anaerobic wastewater treatment processes: Understanding control and operation through biofilm modeling. 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exhibition. Boston, MA, August 16-20, 2015.  (podium)

Stadler, L., Delgado Vela J., Love, N.G. Elucidating the Relationship between Wastewater Treatment Plant Microbial Diversity and Pharmaceutical Fate. 2015 Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors (AEESP) Research and Education Conference. New Haven, CT, June 13-16, 2015.  (podium)

Delgado Vela, J., Martin, K. J., McFarland, A.*, Beaton, N., Stadler, L., Bott, C. B., Raskin, L., Skerlos, S.J.,  Love, N.G.  Advancing Energy Neutral Wastewater Treatment: Removing Nitrogen and Dissolved Methane from Dilute Anaerobic Effluents. 2015 Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors (AEESP) Research and Education Conference. New Haven, CT, June 13-16, 2015.  (poster)

Delgado Vela J., Martin, K. J., Beaton, N., McFarland, A., Stadler, L., Bott, C. B., Raskin, L., Skerlos, S.J.,  Love, N.G. Nitrogen Removal Downstream of an Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor for Domestic Wastewater Treatment. IWA Global Challenges: Sustainable Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery. Kathmandu, Nepal, October 26-30, 2014. (podium)

Delgado Vela, J., Martin, K.J., Stadler, L.B., Bott, C. Skerlos, S.J., Raskin, L,. Love, N.G. (Poster), Nutrient Removal from Mainstream Anaerobic Effluents: Linking Biofilm Modeling to Experimental Design. 87th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), New Orleans, LA, September 28-October 1, 2014.

Delgado Vela, J., Stadler, L., Love, N.G., Elucidating Biotransformation of Pharmaceuticals by the Methanotroph Methylosinus Trichosporium Ob3b (Poster). Gordon Research Conference Environmental Sciences: Water, Plymouth, NH, June 22-27,2014

Delgado Vela, J., Stadler, L., Love, N.G. Elucidating Biotransformation of Pharmaceuticals by Methanotrophic Bacteria (Poster). Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors (AEESP) 50th Anniversary Conference, Golden CO, July 14-16, 2013.