Editorial Board

Director-in-Charge

Ali Reza Khavandi

Composite Materials and Bio Materials Chancellor of Materials and Energy Research Center
School of Metallurgy & Materials Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Narmak, Tehran, Iran/ Professor in IUST

www.iust.ac.ir/content/23265/Dr.-Khavandi
a.khavandimerc.ac.ir
0000-0001-5021-1162

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Acting Editor-in-Chief

Ghasem Najafpour

Biochemical Engineering Babol Noshirvani University of Technology: Babol, Mazandaran | Ph.D./Distinguished Professor in Chemical Engineering

member.nit.ac.ir/home.php?sp=370704
najafpournit.ac.ir
0000-0001-9505-7146

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Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Chemical Engineering

Chairman of Biotechnology Research Group, Faculty of Chemical Engineering,

Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Iran

Biography

Professor Ghasem D. Najafpour is a distinguished professor in Chemical Engineering and Chairman of Biotechnology Research Center, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Iran. He is an educated scholar from University of Arkansas, USA with strong background in biological processes. He is deeply involved in research and teaching in biochemical engineering subjects and he has conducted many practical researches in enzyme technology, fermentation processes, biodiesel, biofuel, biosurfactant, wastewater treatment and biochemical engineering.

            He is a Chemical Engineer and Biotechnologist, B.Sc., Medical Technology University of Isfahan, Iran (1972), M.Sc., Chemical Engineering University of Oklahoma, USA (1977) and Ph.D., Chemical Engineering University of Arkansas, USA (1983). He served as assistant professor at University of Mazandran, Iran (1983-1989). Visiting Professor at University of Waterloo Canada and University of Arkansas, USA (1990-1991). He also spent his sabbatical leave at University of Arkansas, USA (1992-1993). There, he has expanded his scientific research activities on single cell protein (SCP), Microbial fuel cells, renewable energy and synthetic fuels. He served as associate professor at University of Mazandaran, Iran, (1994-1998) and Universiti of Sains Malaysia, Malaysia (1998 – 2005). Since 2005, he was qualified and appointed as professor in Faculty of Chemical Engineering at Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Iran.

Since 2008, he is serving as Editor in Chief of International Journal of Engineering, World Applied Sciences Journal, and Middle East Journal of Scientific Research. He is also Editor in Chief of Iranica Journal of Energy and Environment since 2006. In addition, he is Editor of Journal of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Academic Journals, since 2007. He is an active member of many international institutes, editor and reviewers of number of international journals and many scientific societies. Often he is invited to many international conferences as keynote speakers.

In past decades, he has supervised more than 165 master and 38 Ph.D. students. He has published more than 450 papers in international journals and has written 10 books in the field of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. In year 2006, he has published his 1st edition of his book with Elsevier entitled "Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology". The 2nd edition of "Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology" with 20 chapters is published by Elsevier on Feb. 2015.

A few times, he has been awarded and appointed by the Ministry of High Education of Iran as the best and top researcher in Iranian Universities. He won number of awards for research achievements and winner of gold medal for the Invention/Innovation sponsored by Ministry of Science, Technology Malaysia, 2004. His researches for formulation of transparent soap and natural biodegradable liquid detergent from palm oil’s fatty acids, was patented with SIRIM Berhad, Malaysia (2003). Currently, he is supervising number of PhD scholars and conducting top research projects on microbial fuel cells, biodiesel biohydrogen, biodiesel, biofuel from algae, bioethanol from agro-wastes, enzyme technology, renewable energy, heterogeneous catalytic processes, wastewater treatment and biological treatment processes.

Associate Editor

Ali Haerian Ardakani

Materials Engineering Professor in Materials Engineering, Sadjad University of Technology
Professor Emeritus, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

haerian.profcms.um.ac.ir/
ahaeriangmail.com

Hossein Farrahi

Mechanical Engineering Professor;
School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

sharif.ir/~farrahi/
farrahisharif.edu
0000-0003-4860-8739

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Hamid Hassanpour

Biomedical Signal Processing,Time-Frequency Signal Processing and Analysis,New Architectures in Computer Design,Text Syntax Analysing ,Image Processing Professor in Computer Engineering, Faculty of Computer Engineering & Information Technology, Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran

shahroodut.ac.ir/en/as/index.php?id=S333
h.hassanpourshahroodut.ac.ir
0000-0002-5513-9822

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Morteza Gholi Osanloo

Mining Engineering Professor of mining & metallurgy departement at Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnique), Tehran, Iran

www.aut.ac.ir/official/main.asp?uid=osanloo
morteza.osanloogmail.com
0000-0001-6263-4154

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Prof. M. Osanloo  CV Download

Mohammad Pazouki

Environmental Biotechnology, Bioenergy, Design and analysis of experiments Professor of Biochemical Engineering (Energy), Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC), Karaj, Iran

en.merc.ac.ir/people/faculty-members/710-mohammad-pazouki
mpazoukimerc.ac.ir
0000-0002-3046-6392

h-index: 24  

Jalil Agha Rashed Mohassel

Communication, Electronics Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Tehran, Faculty of Engineering, Tehran, Iran.

ece.ut.ac.ir/en/~jrashed
jrashedut.ac.ir
0000-0002-3428-7893

h-index: 23  

Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam

Industrial Engineering, Socio-Economic Systems Professor;
School of Industrial Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

indeng.ut.ac.ir/en/~tavakoli
tavakoliut.ac.ir
0000-0002-6757-926X

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Editorial Board

Samuel Bodunrin Olufemi Adeloju

Expert in Environmental Science, Analytical & Environmental Chemistry Division Professor of Chemistry , School of Chemistry, Clayton, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

www.researchgate.net/profile/Samuel_Adeloju/2
sam.adelojumonash.edu
+613 9902 6450

Ali Haerian Ardakani

Materials Engineering Professor in Materials Engineering, Sadjad University of Technology
Professor Emeritus, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

haerian.profcms.um.ac.ir/
ahaeriangmail.com

Kambiz Badie

Computer Engineering, Artificial Intelligence Iran Telecommunication Research Center, Tehran, Iran

engsci.ut.ac.ir/index.php?option=com_comprofiler&task=userprofile&user=194&lang=en
k_badieitrc.ac.ir
0000-0003-1468-7010

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Miriam Balaban

Desalination, Wastewater Engineering Maheshwara Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA

oldweb.cs.bgu.ac.il/faculty/person/mira.html
miriambalabanyahoo.com
0000-0001-9090-5417

Mahdi Bodaghi

Computational Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Smart Materials and Structures Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK

www.ntu.ac.uk/staff-profiles/science-technology/mahdi-bodaghi
mahdi.bodaghintu.ac.uk
+44 (0)115 848 3470
0000-0002-0707-944X

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Edgar Clausen

Chemical Engineering Associate Department Head, Professor
University of Arkansas

engineering.uark.edu/directory/index/uid/eclause/name/Ed+Clausen/
eclauseuark.edu

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Wan Ramli Wan Daud

Chemical Engineering Professor of Department of Chemical & Process Engineering, Fuel Cell Institute (SELFUEL), University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

ukm.pure.elsevier.com/en/persons/wan-ramli-wan-daud
wramliukm.edu.my
0000-0002-1023-456X

h-index: 61  

Mehdi Ehsan

Electrical Engineering Professor,
Department of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

ee.sharif.edu/~cepsmc/Ehsan/index.htm
ehsansharif.ac.ir
0000-0002-1178-5750

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Jawad Faiz

Electrical Engineering, Power Professor of School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Center of Excellence on Applied, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

ece.ut.ac.ir/en/~jfaiz
jfaizut.ac.ir
0000-0003-0844-8523

h-index: 48  

Hossein Farrahi

Mechanical Engineering Professor;
School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

sharif.ir/~farrahi/
farrahisharif.edu
0000-0003-4860-8739

h-index: 26  

Keikhosrow Firoozbakhsh

Mechanical Engineering Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering
Sharif University, Tehran, Iran

sharif.ir/~firoozbakhsh/
firoozbakhshsharif.edu

h-index: 20  

Hamid Hassanpour

Biomedical Signal Processing,Time-Frequency Signal Processing and Analysis,New Architectures in Computer Design,Text Syntax Analysing ,Image Processing Professor in Computer Engineering, Faculty of Computer Engineering & Information Technology, Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran

shahroodut.ac.ir/en/as/index.php?id=S333
h.hassanpourshahroodut.ac.ir
0000-0002-5513-9822

h-index: 24  

William Hogland

Environmental Engineering Department of Biology and Environmental Science, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden / Professor

lnu.se/en/staff/william.hogland/
william.hoglandlnu.se
0000-0002-1903-760X

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Ahmad Fauzi Ismail

Wastewater treatment, gas separation processes Professor, Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre (AMTEC), Univer siti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

amtec.utm.my/prof-datuk-dr-ahmad-fauzi-ismail/
afauziutm.my
0000-0003-0150-625X

h-index: 90  

Maneesh Jain

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Assistant Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha

www.unmc.edu/biochemistry/faculty/jain.html
mjainunmc.edu

h-index: 34  

Mansoor Keyanpour-Rad

Synthesis and analysis of organic molecules, monomers, polymers; pharmaceuticals; nanomaterials; polymeric and nano composites Professor in Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST); Division of Energy, Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC), Karaj, Iran

www.iust.ac.ir/content/24652/Dr.Keyanpour
m-keyanpourmerc.ac.ir
0000-0002-7845-7014

Ali Reza Khavandi

Composite Materials and Bio Materials Chancellor of Materials and Energy Research Center
School of Metallurgy & Materials Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Narmak, Tehran, Iran/ Professor in IUST

www.iust.ac.ir/content/23265/Dr.-Khavandi
a.khavandimerc.ac.ir
+98-21-88771627
0000-0001-5021-1162

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Amir-Hossein Mahmoudi

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor;
Mechanical Engineering Department, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran

profs.basu.ac.ir/ah-mahmoudi/index.php?L=en&pc
a.h.mahmoudibasu.ac.ir
0000-0002-3245-7780

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Om P. Malik

Electrical Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada/ Professor Emeritus

contacts.ucalgary.ca/info/enel/profiles/168-42795
malikoucalgary.ca
0000-0003-4925-1276

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Ghasem Najafpour

Biochemical Engineering Babol Noshirvani University of Technology: Babol, Mazandaran | Ph.D./Distinguished Professor in Chemical Engineering

member.nit.ac.ir/home.php?sp=370704
najafpournit.ac.ir
0000-0001-9505-7146

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Fariborz Nateghi Elahi

Earthquake Engineering Professor of Civil Engineering
International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology

www.iiees.ac.ir/en/team-member/فریبرز-ناطقی-الهی/
nateghiiiees.ac.ir

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Sang-Eun Oh

Microbial Fuel cell, Wastewater Treatment Professor, Department of Biological Environment, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, South Korea

www.kangwon.ac.kr/search.do?query=Sang-Eun+Oh&x=45&y=13
ohsangeunkangwon.ac.kr

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Morteza Gholi Osanloo

Mining Engineering professor of mining & metallurgy departement at Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnique), Tehran, Iran

www.aut.ac.ir/official/main.asp?uid=osanloo
morteza.osanloogmail.com
0000-0001-6263-4154

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Prof. M. Osanloo  CV Download

Mohammad Pazouki

Environmental Biotechnology, Bioenergy, Design and analysis of experiments Professor of Biochemical Engineering (Energy), Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC), Karaj, Iran

en.merc.ac.ir/people/faculty-members/710-mohammad-pazouki
mpazoukimerc.ac.ir
0000-0002-3046-6392

h-index: 24  

Jalil Agha Rashed Mohassel

Communication, Electronics Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Tehran, Faculty of Engineering, Tehran, Iran.

ece.ut.ac.ir/en/~jrashed
jrashedut.ac.ir
0000-0002-3428-7893

h-index: 23  

Sayed Khatiboleslam Sadrnezhaad

Nanomaterials and Biomaterials Professor;
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Sharif University of TechnologyTehran, Iran

sadrnezhaad.ir/sk/
sadrnezhsharif.edu
0000-0003-2631-5863

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Rashed Sahraeian

Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Optimization Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering Department, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran

shahed.ac.ir/sahraeian/en/default.aspx
sahraeianshahed.ac.ir
0000-0003-0613-3595

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Ali Shokuhfar

Materials Science, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology Professor of Materials Science, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

wp.kntu.ac.ir/shokuhfar/
shokuhfarkntu.ac.ir

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Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam

Industrial Engineering, Socio-Economic Systems Professor;
School of Industrial Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

indeng.ut.ac.ir/en/~tavakoli
tavakoliut.ac.ir
0000-0002-6757-926X

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Tjoon-Tow Teng

Environmental Technology Professor of Industrial Technology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

www.indtech.usm.my/18-archived/195-professor-teng-tjoon-tow
tttengusm.my
0000-0003-0023-300X

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Louis Thibodeaux

Chemical Processes and Kinetics Professor Emeritus, Department of Environmental Sciences, College of the Coast and Environment, Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA, USA.

www.lsu.edu/cce/research/faculty_profiles/louis_thibodeaux.php
thibodlsu.edu

Patrick Tiong Liq Yee

Structural precast concrete, Seismic base isolation, Earthquake Engineering Base Isolation Technology (Asia)
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

patrickbaseisolation.com
+603 3290 1208

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Xungai Wang

Electromaterials Professor; Instit for Frontier Materials, Deakin University, Geelong VIC 3217, Australia

www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/people/xungai-wang
xungai.wangdeakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72894
0000-0002-3549-6769

Editorial Board Assistant

Seyed Taghi Akhavan Niaki

Statistical Quality Control, Statistical Process Control, Industrial Engineering, Inventory Control Distinguished Professor of Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

sina.sharif.edu/~niaki/
niakisharif.edu
(+9821) 66165740
0000-0001-6281-055X

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Majid Amidpour

Process integration, Pinch analysis, Solar desalination Professor, Energy System Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

wp.kntu.ac.ir/amidpour/
amidpourkntu.ac.ir
0000-0003-2073-6106

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Mahboobeh Azadi

Materials Engineering, Surface Engineering Assistant Professor Of Department of Industrial Metallurgy, Faculty of Material & Metallurgical Engineering, Semnan university, Semnan, Iran

mazadi.profile.semnan.ac.ir
m.azadisemnan.ac.ir
+98 23 3153 3340
0000-0002-5077-4157

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Mohammad Azadi

Automotive Engineering, Solid Mechanics, Surface Engineering Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

mechanic.semnan.ac.ir/index.aspx?fkeyid=&siteid=14&pageid=5855
m_azadisemnan.ac.ir
0000-0001-8686-8705

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Farhad Behnamfar

Civil Engineering, Earthquake Engineering Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan

behnamfar.iut.ac.ir
farhadcc.iut.ac.ir
+98 31 33913844
0000-0002-4435-3540

h-index: 14  

Rajiv Dutta

Bio-Engineering Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Sharda University, India

rdutta.50megs.com/
director.sbtgmail.com
0000-0003-3411-6530

Mohammad Reza Eslami

Mechanical Engineering Professor; Mechanical Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran

me.aut.ac.ir/Eslami.htm
eslamiaut.ac.ir
0000-0003-0884-1245

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Hojatolah Hamidi

Industrial Engineering, Information Technology Asistant Professor of Faculty of Industrial Engineering, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

wp.kntu.ac.ir/h_hamidi/
h_hamidikntu.ac.ir
+98 21 84063360

h-index: 17  

Samad Jafarmadar

Energy, Diesel Engines Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran

facultystaff.urmia.ac.ir/s.jafarmadar
s.jafarmadarurmia.ac.ir
0000-0001-5029-8456

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Ali Kheyroddin

Structural Engineering, Concrete Structures, Earthquake Engineering Professor of Structural Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

kheyroddin.semnan.ac.ir/
kheyroddinsemnan.ac.ir
0000-0001-7802-2013

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Nima Latifi

Civil and Geotechnical Engineering Post Doctoral Researcher, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, USA

scholar.google.com/citations?user=OLBfizgAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra
nlatificee.msstate.edu

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Hashem Oraee

Electrical Engineering Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

ee.sharif.edu/~oraee/
oraeesharif.edu
+98 (21) 6602 3261

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Seyed-Mohammad Seyed-Hosseini

Industrial Engineering, Economic evaluation Professor of Industrial Engineering ,Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

www.iust.ac.ir/page.php?slct_pg_id=5443&sid=61&slc_lang=en
seyedhosseiniiust.ac.ir
0000-0001-9587-0049

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Mohammad Taghi Shervani-Tabar

Fluid Mechanics, Modeling and Simulation, Computational Fluid Dynamics Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

asatid.tabrizu.ac.ir/en/pages/default.aspx?shervani
mshervtabrizu.ac.ir
+98 41 1339 2456
0000-0002-6668-9096

h-index: 17  

Ali Siadat

Design Engineering Professor at Arts et Métiers, France

scholar.google.com/citations?user=V3XguCgAAAAJ&hl=fr
ali.siadatensam.eu

h-index: 23  

Ebrahim Shirani

Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran

eshirani.iut.ac.ir/
eshiranicc.iut.ac.ir
0000-0001-9491-4935

h-index: 24  

Chefi Triki

Operations Research and Logistics Management Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

squ.pure.elsevier.com/en/persons/chefi-triki
chefi.trikiunisalento.it
0000-0002-8750-2470

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Editor

Saeid Kakooei

Nanomaterials, Electrochemistry, Material Sciences PhD, Senior Lecturer (Assistant Prof.) & Researcher at Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Seri Iskandar, Malaysia

utp-my.academia.edu/SaeidKakooei
saeid.kakooeiutp.edu.my
0000-0002-5600-5607

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