Eric B. Muller

Marine Science Institute
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA

Project:             Assessing Toxic Effects on Population Dynamics Using Individual-Based Energy Budget Models
Education:       B.S.                      Biology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands                  1986
                M.S.                      Biology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands                  1988
                              Ph.D.                    Biology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands                  1994
Positions:          1997-Present        Assistant Research Biologist, Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara
                             1995-97                Postdoctoral Researcher, Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara
                             1992-93                Postdoctoral Researcher, TNO Institute of Environmental Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands

Selected Publications:

Muller, E.B. and R.M. Nisbet.  Sublethal effects of toxicants: a dynamic energy budget modeling approach compared to experimental results.  Ecological Application (in press).

Coury, J.R., Manosso, F.G., Marques, K.A., et al. 2002. Assessment of particulates in the urban atmosphere of Sao Carlos, Brazil. Int. J. Environ. Pollut. 17(3): 220-242.

Hanegraaf, P.P.F. and E.B. Muller. 2001. The dynamics of the macromolecular composition of biomass. J. Theor. Biol. 212(2): 237-251.

Muller, E.B., Nisbet, R.M., Kooijman, S.A.L.M., et al. 2001. Stoichiometric food quality and herbivore dynamics. Ecol. Lett. 4(6): 519-529.

Muller, E.B. and R.M. Nisbet. 2000. Survival and production in variable resource environments. B. Math. Biol. 62(6): 1163-1189.

Nisbet, R.M., Muller, E.B., Lika, K., et al. 2000. From molecules to ecosystems through dynamic energy budget models. J. Anim. Ecol. 69(6): 913-926.

Muller, E.B. and R.M. Nisbet. 1997. Modeling the effect of toxicants on the parameters of dynamic energy budget models.  Pp. 71-81 in:  Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment:  Modeling and Risk Assessment  (Sixth Volume), F. J. Dwyer, T.R. Doane and M.L. Hinman, eds., American Society for Testing and Materials. 

Nisbet, R.M, Muller, E.B., Brooks, A.J., and P. Hosseini. 1997. Models relating individual and population response to contaminants.  Environmental Modeling and Assessment 2: 7-12. 

Van Verseveld, H.W., Muller, E.B., and P. Groeneveld. 1996. Fast determination of residual substrate in a fermentor.  Why should it be fast and how can this be done.  Pp. 422-427 in:  Biothermokinetics of the Living Cell, Westerhoff, Snoep, Sluse, Wijker, Kholodenko, eds. 

Muller, E.B.,  Stouthamer, A.H., and H.W. van Verseveld. 1995. A novel method to determine maximal nitrification rates by sewage sludge at a non-inhibitory nitrite concentration applied to determine maximal rates as a function of the nitrogen load.  Wat. Res. 29: 1191-1197. 

Muller, E.B., Stouhamer, A.H., and H.W. van Verseveld. 1995. Simultaneous NH3 oxidation and N2 production at reduced O2 tensions by sewage sludge subcultured with chemolithotrophic medium.  Biodegradation 6: 339-349. 

Muller, E.B., Stouthamer, A.H., van Verseveld, H.W., and D.H. Eikelboom. 1995. Aerobic domestic waster water treatment in a pilot plant with complete sludge retention by cross-flow filtration.  Wat. Res. 29: 1179-1189. 

Muller, E.B. 1994. Bacterial energetics in aerobic wastewater treatment, Ph.D. thesis, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Kooijman, S.A.L.M., Muller, E.B., and A.H. Stouthamer. 1991. Microbial growth dynamics on the basis of individual budgets.  Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 60: 159-174. 

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