Department of Environmental Research


Research Activities

  • Water and wastewater treatment (advanced oxidation process, Fenton, photo-Fenton, filtration and other new technologies)
  • Waste management
  • Recycling and reuse of used chemicals to reduce the environmental impact of color-related industries
  • Development of new environmentally friendly materials and technologies for sustainable development
  • Design and make of various reactors for wastewater treatment.
  • Air pollution (modeling, monitoring and application)
  • Renewable energies
  • Synthesis of novel nano materials as adsorbent and catalyst (e.g. nano particles, nano tubes and nano layers) for removal of recalcitrance chemicals from wastewater (e.g. organic dyes and surfactants)
  • Potentials
  • Research on new technologies to solve environmental problems of color-related industries.
  • Reducing the environmental impact of color industries by optimization process through development of new environmental friendly materials and technologies.
  • Reducing the environmental impact of color industries by recovery and reuse of resources
  • Design and modeling of treatment plantsfor Water, Air and Soil.
  • Making absorption systems and catalytic / photocatalytic oxidation reactors.
  • Development of new environmental friendly materials and technologies for sustainable development
  • Design and make of water and wastewater treatment systems in laboratory, pilot and industrial scales.
  • Implementation of waste management and recycling systems for hazardous laboratory and industrial materials.

Some of the Current Research Projects

  • Organic dye removal from aqueous solution using magnetic nanopowders based on iron oxides
  • Optimization of active site distribution in environmental catalysts, poisoned by organo-silica compounds, for total oxidation of VOC

Some of the Completed Research Projects

  • Colored Wastewater Treatment by a Combination Process of Ozonation and UV Irradiation
  • Study of Isotherm and Kinetics of Dye Adsorption onto Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles
  • A New Mathematical Model to Simulate Acidic Colored Pollutants Adsorption Phenomena from Wastewater based on Fluid-Particle Reaction Kinetics Models
  • Dye Removal from the Coloured Wastewaters by Nanofiltration System
  • The Hydrogen Peroxide Catalytic Oxidation of a Reactive Dye over Bentonite Modified with Al, Cu, Fe Salts
  • Mathematical Modeling of Catalytical Total Oxidation Process of VOC Solvents Emitted from Paints and Coatings by Scale up of Laboratory Data to Pilot and Industrial Units
  • Dye Removal from the Coloured Wastewater Using Adsorption Process on to Alkali Modified Activated Carbon
  • Evaluation of Corrosion Inhibition of Monomeric and Gemini Cationic Surfactants on Mild Steel in Acidic Solution
  • Organic Dye Removal from Aqueous Solution using Magnetic Nanopowders based on Iron Oxides
  • Textile Wastewater Treatment by Advanced Oxidation Methods, Part 1, Ozonation
  • Degradation of Dyes in Wastewater Using Titania Nanoparticles Photocatalysis Process
  • Decolorization of Colored Wastewater Using Photo- Fenton Process
  • Environmental Assesment of Gas Urban Network and Installation in Goulestan Province with View of their Construction and Cathodic Protection Materials
  • Study the Environmental Effect and Corrosion of Water Transfer Flanges
  • Manufacture of Activated Carbon from Agricultural Wastes for the Removal of Dyes from Industrial Wastewater
  • Color Road Map in The Cosmetic Industries
  • Environmental Situation of The Coloration Centers in Chahar mahal and Bakhtiari
  • Organization and Optimization of Color Separation at Bus Stops in Passenger Terminals
  • Investigation of the Effect of Cationic anionic Surfactants on the Rheological and Corrosion Properties of Drilling Mud
  • Reactive Dye Removal from Wastewater by Fenton Process
  • Evaluation of Nano Silver Effect on Corrosion Resistance Coatings in Industrial Wastewater Environment
  • Application of Surface Modified Copper Ferrite Magnetic Nanoparticles to Remove Dyes from Wastewater
  • Study of Emitted Aromatic Pollutants Removal with The Application of Nano Titanium Dioxide on Wall Coatings
  • The Corrosion Inhibition Study of Cationic Gemini Surfactants on Mild Steel in Sulfamic Acid Solution
  • Specifying Effective Parameters of Scale up Method for Industrial Reactor Design to Produce Red 254 Pigment with a Modern Method
  • Removal of Organic and Metallic Colored Pollutants from Wastewater with Nano- Perlite
  • Study of Effect of Nitrate Compounds of Soil on The Gas Pipeline Coatings
  • Removal of Dyes from Wastewater by Alginate Containing Magnetic Nanoparticle
  • Removal of Dyes Used in Printing Industry from Wastewater by Functionalized Silica Nanoparticles
  • Dye Removal Using Poly (Amido Primary Secondary Amine) Polymer from Binary System Wastewater Contained Direct and Acid Dyes
  • Anionic Dyes Removal from Wastewater using Nano Chitosan Particles

Facilities and Equipment

  • Total Organic Carbon analyzer
  • Atomic absorption spectrophotometer (Flame/Furnace)
  • COD spectrophotometer and reactor
  • UV-Vis spectrophotometer (single beam)
  • UV-Vis spectrophotometer (double beam)
  • Ion chromatograph
  • BOD track and incubator
  • Turbidimeter
  • Jar Test
  • Centrifuge
  • pH meter
  • Conductometer
  • Shaker
  • Balance

Faculty Members

No Name Title Email
1 Dr. Masoud Etezad Assistant Professor
3 Dr. Niaz Mohammad Mahmoodi Associate Professor
2 Dr. Mohammad Ebrahim Olya Assistant Professor