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Mohammad Delnavaz
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Address:

Shahid Beheshti Ave., Karaj, Iran, Kharazmi University, Department of Engineering, P.O.Box 31979-37551

Email:

delnavaz@khu.ac.ir

Education

Ph.D.:

Environmental Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Civil & Environmental Engineering Department, Tehran, Iran (2011)

 Dissertation Title:   Photo catalysis of Wastewater Containing Phenol mediated by Nano  TiO2 Fixed to Concrete Surfaces

M.Sc.:  

 Environmental Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Civil & Environmental Engineering Department, Tehran, Iran (2007)

Dissertation Title:   Treatment of Wastewater Containing Aromatic Amine compounds Using Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR)

B.Sc.:

Civil Engineering, Iran University of Science & Technology, Civil Engineering Department, Tehran, Iran (2005)

Honors

  • The member of National Elite Foundation
  • Ranked 1st among all M.Sc. students in the field of Environmental Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, 2007.
  • First ranked candidate in Ph.D. entrance exam (Tarbiat Modares University), 2007.
  • Printed Paper with the highest impact factor (4.14) among all civil engineering journals, 2010.
  • The winner of Student Year Book, Iran, 2010
  • Outstanding Student in Civil Engineering Department, Iran University of Science & Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran,
  • Best projects presented at the Conference on New Technologies for recycling
  • Best oral paper presented in 13th Conference on Civil Engineering Students, Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran, (2006)

Responsibilities

  • Assistant professor, Kharazmi University, Engineering Department, 2012-now
  • Scientific referee, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal- ISI journal, 2011-now
  • Official expert in civil engineering, 2012-now
  • Senior Specialist, Passilo Consulting Engineers, 2012-now
  • Senior Specialist, KoobanKav Consulting Engineers, 2005-2012
  • Expert of water research institute, Tehran, Iran, 2008-2009
  • Membr of Qazvin Construction Engineering Organization, 2007-now

Research Interests

·                     Application of nano technology in environmental engineering

·                     Advanced Wastewater Treatment

·                     Water & Wastewater quality modeling

·                     Fate and transport of contaminant in environment

·                     Application of industrial waste in concrete

Courses

Graduate Courses

Wastewater Treatment

Design of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants

Wastewater Microbiology

Design of Water and Wastewater Distribution Systems

Environmental Biotechnology

Undergraduate Courses

Environmental Engineering

Concrete Technology

Water & wastewater Engineering

Skills

Software’s Familiarity

·                     Water distribution network design: Water Gems

·                     Wastewater collection network design: Sewer Cad

·                     Statistical Software: MINITAB, Qualitek-4,

·                     Mapping Software: Surfer 10

·                     Computational software: MATLAB

·                     ANN Modeling Software: Qnet 2000

·                     General Software’s: Microsoft Office, Ms-Project, AutoCAD, etc.

Selected Publications

Book:

Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, H., Application of Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) in Sanitary & Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Tarbiat Modares University Publication, 2010

ISI & Scientific Journal:

1.      Hossein Zangooei, Mohammad Delnavaz, Gholamreza Asadollahfardi, Prediction of coagulation and flocculation processes using ANN models and Fuzzy regression, Water Science & Technology, 2016, 74(6), 1296-1311.

2.      Taraneh Mihankhah, Mohammad Delnavaz, Nader Ghaffari Khaligh, Eco-friendly biodiesel production from olive oil waste using solar energy, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 2016, VOL. 38, NO. 24, 3668–3672

3.      G. Asadollahfardi, M. Delnavaz, V. Rashnoiee, N. Ghonabadi, Use of treated domestic wastewater before chlorination to produce and cure concrete Construction and Building Materials 105 (2016) 253–261.

4.      Gholamreza Asadollahfardi, Mohammad Delnavaz, Vahid Rashnoiee, AlirezaFazeli, NavidGonabadi, Dataset of producing and curing concrete using domestic treated wastewater, Data in Brief, 6 (2016) 316–325

5.      Mohammad Delnavaz, Hossein Zangooei, Mohammad Zangooei, Application of mathematical models and fuzzy regression analysis to determine the microbial growth kinetic coefficients and predicting quality of treated wastewater, Nature Environment and Pollution Technology, 2016, Vol. 15, No 1, 43-50.

6.      Delnavaz, M. Application of Artificial Neural Networks for Prediction of Photocatalytic Reactor, Water and Environment Research, 2015, Volume 87, No 2, 113-122.

7.      Mohammad Delnavaz, Bita Ayati, Hossein Ganjidoust, Sohrab Sanjabi, Application of concrete surfaces as novel substrate for immobilization of TiO2 nano powder in photocatalytic treatment of phenolic water, Journal of Environmental Health Science, 2015, 2015, Vol 13, No 58

8.      Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Sanjabi, S., Kinetics study of photocatalytic process for the treatment of phenolic wastewater by TiO2 nano powder immobilized on concrete surfaces, Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, Volume 94, No. 6, 1086-1098, 2012, ISI journal.

9.      M. Delnavaz, B. Ayati, H. Ganjidoust, Prediction of Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) performance for treatment of aniline using artificial neural networks (ANN),journal of hazardous materials, Volume 179, Issues 1-3, 15 July 2010, Pages 769-775, ISI journal, Impact Factor  4.144

10.  Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Sanjabi, S., Optimization of photo-catalytic process by TiO2 nano powder on concrete surface for treatment of phenolic wastewater,Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, , Volume 10, No. 10, 1459-1466, 2011, ISI journal, Impact Factor  1.435

11.  Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, H., Biodegradation of Aromatic Compounds Using Moving Bed Biofilm Reactors", Iran. J. Environ. Health. Sci. Eng 2009, Vol 5, No 4,  pp: 243-250. ISI journal, Impact Factor  1.072

12.  G. Badalians Gholikadi, M. Delnavaz, R. Riahi, Prediction of coagulation process by PAC in water treatment plant using Artificial Neural Network (ANN),Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, , Volume 10, No. 11, 1719-1725, 2011, ISI journal, Impact Factor  1.435

13.  Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Sanjabi, S., Application of concrete surfaces as novel substrate for immobilization of TiO2 nano powder in photocatalytic treatment of phenolic wastewater, Environmental Engineering and Landscape, pending article.

14.  Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Sanjabi, S., Feasibility of immobilized concrete by nano TiO2 for the treatment of phenolic wastewater, Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tabriz University, Volume 39, No. 4, 13-21, 2009.

15.  Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Treatment of Wastewater Containing Aniline Using Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR), Journal of Water and Wastewater, Volume 60, 9-18, 2008.

16.  Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Reaction Kinetics of Aniline SyntheticWastewater Treatment by Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor, Iranian Journal of Health and Environment, Volume 2, No. 1,  76-87, 2009.

17.  Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Sanjabi, S., Comparison between Epoxy and Waterproof Sealers in TiO2 Immobilization on Concrete Surface for Treating Phenolic Wastewater by Photocatalytic Process, Tarbiat modares Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 11, No. 2, 17-28, 2009.

18.  Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Sanjabi, S., Optimization and prediction of photocatalytic process of nano titania immobilized on concrete surface for treating phenolic wastewater, Iranian Water Resources Association, pending article.

Conferences Paper:

12- Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, H, Sanjabi, S. Study of four immobilization methods of TiO2 nano particles on concrete surface in treating phenolic wastewater by photocatalytic process, 7th International Chemical Engineering Congress & Exihibition, Oral presentation.

13- Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, H. Degradation of Aromatic Compounds Using Moving Bed Biofilm Reactors, Accepted for Presentation at The 4th IWA Leading Edge Conf. and Exhibition on Water and Wastewater Technologies, Singapore, 2007

14- Delnavaz, M. Famili, H.  Environmental impact assessment of concrete industry in IRAN, Third International conference on Concrete and Development, Tehran, Iran, 2009.

15- Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Sanjabi, S., Comparision of Different Immobilization Methods Of TiO2 Nano Particles On Concrete Surface In Treating Phenolic Wastewater, International Conference on Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2011

16- Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Sanjabi, S., Kinetics determination of photocatalytic process by TiO2 Nano Particles immobilized on concrete surface for the treatment of phenolic wastewater, 6th National Congress on Civil Engineering.  Semnan, Iran, 2011.

17- Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Sanjabi, S., Industrialization of photocatalytic process by TiO2 Nano Particles immobilized on concrete surfaces, Conference on nanotechnology applications and industrial development, International University of Imam Khomeini, Qazvin, Iran, 2010.

18- Delnavaz, M. Fartous, S. Ayati, B. Application of nano technology in environmental engineering (water and wastewater treatment), International journal of water engineering, Volume 1, 2006.

19- Delnavaz, M. Haghparast, S.A., Reuse of Alborz industrial city wastewater treatment plant sludge as cementiuos materials in concrete, Recycling industry and associated industries conference, Tehran, Iran, 2009.

20- G. Badalians Gholikadi, M.Delnavaz, Lashgari. M., Water management in arid zones of Iran with the reuse of treated wastewater, Case Study: Sistan and Baluchestan, Third National Conference on Water and Wastewater modify consumption patterns, Tehran, Iran, 2009.

21- Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Sanjabi, S., Application of TiO2 nano film in photocatalytic process for the treatment of phenolic wastewater, Third National Conference on Water and Wastewater modify consumption patterns, Tehran, Iran, 2009.

22- Delnavaz, M. Fartoos, S. Ayati, B. Application of nano technology in environmental engineeringCongress futures research, technology and development prospects, Amirkabri University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2006.

23- Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Application of nano technology in environmental engineering, First Environmental Engineering Conference and Exhibition, university of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2006.

24- Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Biodegradation of Aromatic Amine Compounds Using Moving Bed Biofilm Reactors (MBBR), Second Environmental Engineering Conference and Exhibition, university of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2008.

25- Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Comparison of Batch and Continuous Loading in Biodegradation of Aromatic Amine Compounds Using Moving Bed Biofilm Reactors (MBBR), Second Environmental Engineering Conference and Exhibition, university of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2008.

26- Delnavaz, M. Ayati, B. Ganjidoust, Hard biodegradable wastewater treatment by Moving Bed Biofilm Reactors (MBBR), Third National Conference on Water and Wastewater, Abbaspour University, Tehran, Iran, 2008.

27- Delnavaz, M. Mirzahosseini, M.R. Jannesari, H., Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Concrete Industry in Iran, 13th Civil engineering Student's Conference, Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran, 2006

28- Delnavaz, M. Stratification effects in lakes, Case Study: Chitgar artificial lake in Tehran, 13th Civil engineering Student's Conferance Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran, 2006