Professor Ali Akbar Zinatizadeh is faculty member at Department of Applied Chemistry at Razi University. He holds PhD of Environment Engineering graduated from University Science Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia, in 2006. His major research interests are "wastewater treatment technology", "nutrient removal", "water reuse", "resource recovery" and "membrane technology". He has been appointed as head of Environmental Research Center (ERC) at Razi University since 2016 to present. He has been served as head of Applied Chemistry Department at Razi University since 2017 to present. He carries 20 years of environmental research and teaching experiences encompassing a variety of environmental science and engineering. He owns 5 national patents, and also has published more than 180 articles in related subjects at international journals. He has successfully led more than 90 research projects funded by the government of Iran and industrial sectors and/or his organization from proposal writing until closing of the projects. He received the national award as outstanding researcher in engineering in 2019-2020. He is a member of Editorial Board of journals of “Iranian Journal of Energy and Environment” and “Advances in Nanochemistry” for 5 years.
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Hossein Bonakdari, Ph.D, professor of Department of Soils and Agri-Food Engineering, Université Laval, Québec, Canada earned his Ph.D in Civil Engineering at the University of Caen-France. He has supervised several PhD and MSc students with teaching experience of more than 12 years in field of Water Resources Management and Artificial Intelligence application in practical engineering applications. His fields of specialization and interest include: water resources management; hydrological modelling; artificial intelligence; sustainable development; time series. He has developed different classes of quantitative modelling approaches to deal with the large amounts of water resources data he has encountered during research projects and to address a shortage of existing empirical, semi-empirical, and simplified equations in water resources management. Dr Bonakdari highlighted new insight in time series modeling for monitoring, real time prediction, optimization, and automation environmental variables through the decision-making abilities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). Results obtained from his researches have been published in more than 250 published papers in international journals (h-index=35). He has also more than 150 presentations in national and international conference. He published three books. He has secured several external research funding sponsored by government and related water resources cpmpanies/industries. Dr. Bonakdari is currently leading several research projects in collaboration with industrials partners. He is ranked among the top 2.5% of the world's top researchers on ResearchGate. In 2020, Dr Bonakdari classified in the list of 2% of the most influential people of science in the world.
Professor Masoud Rahimi is a faculty member at the Department of Chemical Engineering at Razi University. He holds PhD Chemical Engineering graduated from Manchester University, Manchester, England in 2000. His major research interests are CFD modeling, Microfluidics and Membrane separation. He has been appointed as head of “Advance Research in Chemical Engineering” Research Complex at Razi University since 2006 to present. He is between 1% world top Scientists (ESI/ISI) since 2016. He received the national award as “distinguished Iranian professor” in 2010. He has more than 200 articles in related subjects at international journals. He has successfully led more than 40 industrial research projects. He is editor in Chief of “Iranian Journal of Chemical Engineering” since 2019 and member of Editorial Board of journals of “modeling in Engineering”, Semnan University for 10 years and Journal of Applied Research in Water and Wastewaterfor 7 years.
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Faculty of Natural resources and Marine Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Mazandaran, Noor, Iran
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Habibollah Younesi is a Professor in the Department of Environmental Science of the Faculty of Natural Resources and Marine Sciences at Tarbiat Modares University, Nour, Iran. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Biotechnology, from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia in 2005, M.Sc. in Applied Chemistry from Islamic Azad University, Arak, in 1998 and B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry from Islamic Azad University, Shahroud, in 1996.
Prof. Younesi's recent research interests include microbial fuel cells, biological wastewater treatment, CO2 capture on molecular sieves and activated carbon, including nanostructural materials, and advanced oxidation processes. He supervised 12 Ph.D. and more than 40 M.Sc. students. He is the author of the book entitled: “Application of Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) in Sanitary & Industrial Wastewater Treatment”. He owns 5 national patents and has published over 180 papers in ISI journals and 75 conference proceedings. He has successfully led more than 10 research projects funded by the Iran National Science Foundation (INSF) and industrial sectors and his organization from proposal writing until the closing of the projects. He has obtained 10 scientific awards and has been identified as the top 1% by ESI highly cited paper or hot paper from 2010-present. He is a member of the Editorial Board of “Iranian Journal of Energy and Environment” and “ECOPERSIA”.
Professor Ali Almasi is a Professor of the Department of Environmental Health Engineering at the Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, that was being professorship from tenth March 2012. He has obtained his BSc degree in public health engineering from Shahid Beheshti University(SBU) in 1980 and his MSc in Tarbiat Modares University in 1987 and Ph.D degrees in Environmental Engineering from Newcastle University, New Castle Up on Tyne, UK, in 1994. His major research interests are in environmental science engineering and management areas such as environmental biotechnology design, and implementation, environmental impact assessment, micro pollutants bio-remediation as well as dealing with environmental issues at industrial and urban studies. He has been appointed as an academic board member of the Ministry of Health, Curative and Medical Education, for assessment and evaluation of educational processes and also, as a member of the Basic Science Publishing Working group of the Ministry. He has also operated nationwide and international conferences and workshops on air pollution control. Professor’s Almasi recent research interests include hard-biodegradable pharmaceutical and hazardous wastewater treatment especially using new methods including integrated physico-chemical, biological technologies, advanced biological and natural treatment systems. He supervised 2 Ph.D. and more than 62 M.Sc. students. He is the author of the book entitled: “The principle of environmental biotechnology”. He has published over 260 papers in national and international journals and conference proceedings. He is now working as chief of ‘Social Development and Health Promotion Research Center and also he is director of establishing the comprehensive health issue of Kermanshah province.
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Dr. Bita Ayati is the Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering Division of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty at Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran. She received her Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Tarbiat Modares University in 2005, M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering in 1998 and B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering in 1996, both from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran.
Dr. Ayati’s recent research interests include hard-biodegradable industrial and hazardous wastewater treatment especially using new methods including nano technology and advanced biological systems. She supervised 9 Ph.D. and more than 55 M.Sc. students. She is the author of the book entitled: “Application of Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) in Sanitary & Industrial Wastewater Treatment”. She has published over 170 papers in national and international journals and conference proceedings. She has obtained 15 scientific award including Young Scientist Awards from Man and Biosphere (MAB), UNESCO in 2002. She is a member of Editorial Board of “Iranian Journal of Energy and Environment”, “Modares Civil Engineering journal” and “Sharif Journal of Science”.
Mehrdad Farhadian is Associate Professor at Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering University of Isfahan. He holds PhD of Process Engineering graduated from University of Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France, in 2008. His major research interests are "wastewater treatment technology and Water reuse”, “Advance Oxidation Processes”, “Bioremediation”, “Desalination” and “Environmental Engineering”. He has been appointed as Head of Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at University of Isfahan (2013- Present). He owns 3 national patents, and also has published more than 50 articles in related subjects at international journals. He has more than 100 industrial projects in the field of Water and Wastewater treatment plants and Environmental Engineering (1998 – Present).
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