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Abbas Akbarzadeh

Water Research Institute, Tehran Higher Education and Research Complex, Tehran, Iran

Abbas Akbarzadeh
Educations
From 06/2001 to 06/2006, Doctorate , IRAN
From 06/1995 to 06/1998, Master of Science , IRAN
From 06/1990 to 06/1994, Bachelor , IRAN
Work Experiences
From 01/2018 to 12/2018, Deputy Manager of Education , Institute for Energy and Hydro Technology
From 01/2016 to 12/2017, Deputy Manager of Education , Tehran Higher Education and Research Complex
From 01/2014 to 12/2016, Head , Water and Wastewater Research Center
From 01/2013 to 12/2014, Head , Hydraulics and Hydro-Environmental Engineering Research Center
From 01/2011 to 12/2013, Head , Water and Wastewater Research Center
From 01/2008 to 12/2011, Deputy Manager , Water Research Institute
From 01/2007 to 12/2008, Deputy Manager of Education and Research , HSE Faculty of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
From 01/2005 to 12/2008, Manager , Research at Faculty of Occupational Health and Safety
From 01/2001 to 12/2005, CEO , Advanced Research Consulting Engineering Company
From 01/1994 to 12/1999, Supervisor of Water Chemical and Microbiological Laboratory at , Faculty of Occupational Health and Safety
From 01/1998 to 12/1999, Labor Inspector Advisor , Qom Province
From 01/1990 to 12/1991, Environmental Health Technician , Environmental Health Office of Qeshm Island
Projects
From 02/2006 to 07/2007, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) table required by trainees of Iran's technical and vocational training centers in different fields
From 01/2013 to 09/2013, Translation of the book entitled "upgrading and retrofitting water and wastewater treatment plants"
From 03/2013 to 03/2014, Water and wastewater equipment committee standards
From 05/2013 to 05/2014, Monitoring and modeling the northern coasts of Iran
From 07/2014 to 07/2015, Investigating waste solar dryers and providing pilot
From 12/2013 to 08/2014, Investigating the possible impacts of changes in the reservoir volume of Zayandehrood dam on its quality
From 04/2014 to 12/2014, Equipping test laboratory for micro hydro power plants
From 03/2015 to 06/2015, Preparation of technical regulations for labeling of household water use (faucet, shower head and flush tank)
From 07/2013 to 07/2015, A study on how to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant in Bojnourd to reduce nutrient loads, detergents, oil, and greese
From 09/2014 to 09/2015, Monitoring and modeling the southern coasts of Iran (Makran region)
From 02/2012 to 06/2016, Investigation of water reaction, precipitation and zonation of heavy metals in Anzali wetland
From 11/2015 to 08/2016, Effect of aquaculture farms wastewater on water quality parameters of Kabkian river and its self-purification
From 03/2013 to 10/2016, Investigating the causes of reducing the discharge of a limited number of drinking water wells in Ardabil and providing corrective methods for implementation
From 12/2015 to 12/2016, Evaluation of different methods of disposal and burning sludge and their comparison in Iran and the world
From 07/2014 to 02/2017, Investigating the environmental effects of Alborz province landfill on district water resources
From 09/2016 to 09/2017, Feasibility study on power generation from the outlet stream of wastewater treatment plants of Iran (Case study: Shahrak-e Gharb wastewater treatment plant)
From 03/2014 to 10/2019, National project for writing a strategic plan and roadmap for desalination technology
From 05/2013 to 10/2019, Urban, industrial and agricultural waste recycling science and technology project
From 03/2014 to 10/2019, National project for writing a strategic plan and roadmap for wastewater treatment technology
Speciality
Water Treatment
Wastewater Treatment
Advanced Methods in Water Treatment
Water Resources Management
Renewable Energies
Environmental Assessment and HSE Management
Desalination of Sea Water and Brackish Water
Book
‘Wastewater Engineering’, Dibagaran, ISBN: 9646761364, Book authors: Yaghmaeian, K., Khani, M.R., Akbarzadeh, A.
‘HSE Dictionary’, Mehrazan, ISBN: 9786009005321, Book authors: Lahijanian, H., Akbarzadeh, A., Khavandkar, E.
‘Safety, Health, and Environmental Concepts for the Process Industry’, Research and Training Center for Occupational Health and Safety, ISBN: 9789647480024, Book authors: Lahijanian, H., Akbarzadeh, A.
‘Fundamentals of Firefighter Skills (Firefighter Field Guide)’, Fanavaran, ISBN: 9789642983223, Book authors: Akbarzadeh, A., Shokrzadeh, M., Kazemian, M.
‘Industrial Wastewater Treatment’, Fadak Isatis, ISBN: 9786001601491, Book authors: Akbarzadeh, A., Jahangiri Rad, M.
‘Upgrading and Retrofitting Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants’, Khaniran, ISBN: 9786005621686, Book authors: Akbarzadeh, A., Jamshidi, Sh.
‘Quality Management of Water Resources’, Padina, ISBN: 9789647591232‬‬‬‬‬‬, Book authors: Akbarzadeh, A., Bashiri, S., Moosakhaani, M., Abareshi, M.
Journal Articles
‘Survey and determination of Anzali wetland trophic state through geographic information systems (GIS)’, Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, 90(6), 2008, A. Akbarzadeh, H.A. Laghai, M. Monavari, Sh.A. Nezami, M. Shokrzadeh, and S.S. Saeedi Saravi
‘Accuracy and uncertainty analysis of intelligent techniques for predicting longitudinal dispersion coefficient in rivers’, Water and Wastewater, 21(3), 2010, A. Akbarzadeh, R. Noori, A. Farokhnia, A. Khakpour, and M.S. Sabahi
‘Field studies to investigate the eutrophication problem in the Anzali wetland’, Journal of Health System Research, 6(4), 2010, A. Akbarzadeh, and M. Arbabi
‘Offering a proper framework to investigate water quality of the Atrak river’, Iranian Journal of Health and Environment, 4(2), 2011, R. Noori, F. Jafari, D. Forman Asgharzadeh, and A. Akbarzadeh
‘Comparison of surface functional groups and metal uptake efficiency of rice husk harvested from different climatic zones’, Water Science & Technology, IWA, 65(10), 2012, A.H. Matin, Sh.S. Khaloo, A. Akbarzadeh, and M. Riahi
‘Optimization of SBR system for enhanced biological phosphorus and nitrogen removal’, International Journal of Environmental Health Engineering, 1(6), 2012, M. Arbabi, A. Akbarzadeh, and A. Khodabakhshi
‘Qualitative research approaches for environmental sciences: a review’, Journal of Environmental Sciences and Technology, 16(1), 2014, P. Roudgarmi, and A. Akbarzadeh
‘Wastewater treatment using integrated anaerobic baffled reactor and Bio-rack wetland planted with Phragmites sp. and Typha sp.’, Journal of Environmental Health Science & Engineering, 12(1), 2014, Sh. Jamshidi, A. Akbarzadeh, K.S. Woo, and A. Valipour
‘Evaluation of the performance of Vetiveria Zizanioides in removing nutrients from wastewater’, Water and Wastewater, 26(1), 2014, A. Akbarzadeh, M. Vakhshouri, Sh. Jamshidi, and M. Khalesidoost
‘Nutrient uptake rate and removal efficiency of Vetiveria Zizanioides in contaminated waters’, Pollution, 1(1), 2015, A. Akbarzadeh, Sh. Jamshidi, and M. Vakhshouri
‘Study of novel mechano-chemical activation process of red mud to optimize nitrate removal from water’, Water Science & Technology, IWA, 73(4), 2016, A. Alighardashi, H.R. Gharibi, Sh. Raygan, and A. Akbarzadeh
‘Investigation of seasonal variations in water quality of Karoon river using principal component and principal factor analyses’, Environmental Researches, 7(14), 2016, R. Nouri, M.R. Vesali Naseh, and A. Akbarzadeh
‘Using PCA combined SVM in the classification of eutrophication in Dez reservoir (Iran)’, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 16(9), 2017, S. Bashiri , A. Akbarzadeh , M. Zarrabi, K. Yetilmezsoy, M. Fingas, and M. Moosakhaani
‘Novel adsorptive mixed matrix membranes by embedding modified Montmorillonite with arginine amino acid into polysulfones for As(V) removal, Applied Clay Science, 144, 2017, E. Shokri, R. Yegani, and A. Akbarzadeh
‘Preparation and performance evaluation of high-density polyethylene/silica nanocomposite membranes in membrane bioreactor system’, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 127, 2017, M. Amini, H. Etemadi, A. Akbarzadeh, and R. Yegani
‘Evaluation of sewage sludge for incineration (case study: Arak wastewater treatment plant)’, Environmental Energy and Economic Research, 1(3), 2017, A. Khalili, Sh. Jamshidi, M. Khalesidoust, M. Vesali Naseh, A. Akbarzadeh, M. Mamaghani Nejad, M. Mohebbi, and F. Sameni
‘Environmental effects of landfill sites on water resources (case study: Taleghan tourism area)’, Water Resources System Management, 1(2), 2017, A. Moghadam, A. Akbarzadeh, and H. Ziaei
‘Preparation of controlled porosity activated carbon from walnut shell for phenol adsorption’, Desalination and Water Treatment, 130, 2018, A. Akbarzadeh, M. Arbabi, and S. Hemati
‘Evaluation of the capability of the orthogonal decomposition method to determine the input to the neural network model for prediction of the monthly flow entering into the Alavian dam’, Journal of Environmental Sciences and Technology, In press, S. Moazami, R. Nouri, A. Akbarzadeh, and M.R. Vesali Naseh
Conference Papers
‘The role of establishing safe community regulations in human societies’, The 1st Conference on Healthy Society, 2008, Tehran, Iran
‘Evaluation of the status of rural waste management in the villages of Tehran city’, The 12th National Conference on Environmental Health, 2009, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
‘Investigating the effects of implementing the “wastes management law” for mitigating the problems caused by hospital wastes in the hospitals of Tehran from the quantitative and qualitative view’, The 2nd International Conference on HSE, 2009, Tehran, Iran
‘Using Remote sensing information in the form of a decision support system to make timely and correct decision in IWRM’, The 2nd International Conference on HSE, 2009, Tehran, Iran
‘Plans for the localization of implementation water quality and quantity monitoring systems by remote sensing’, The 2nd International Conference on HSE, 2009, Tehran, Iran
‘Measurement of nitrate and nitrite in leaf and stem of lettuce sampled from farmlands of Sari, Iran’, The 46th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology, 2009, Germany
‘Investigation of a kind of modified bentonite clay efficiency on controlling algal bloom in Anzali wetland’, The 11th World Congress on Environmental Health, 2012, Canada
‘Effect of modified bentonite on phosphorus reduction from aquatic ecosystems’, International Conference on Water and Wastewater, 2011, Iran
‘Investigation of the relation between physical and chemical parameters of Anzali wetland in wet and dry periods’, The 5th National Conference and Exhibition on Environmental Engineering, 2011, Tehran, Iran
‘Investigating the surface adsorption factors in rice bran and its application in rapid removal of heavy metals including nickel, cadmium and copper in aqueous solutions, The 5th National Conference and Exhibition on Environmental Engineering, 2011, Tehran, Iran
‘Analyzing the relation between physical and chemical parameters of Anzali wetland’, The 13th Conference on Marine Industries, 2011, Kish, Iran
‘Investigating the traditional water storage structures in the Persian Gulf banks from the engineering and adaptation to the climate view’, International Conference on Traditional Knowledge of Water Resources Management, 2012, Yazd, Iran
‘A tool for optimal water allocation of irrigation networks in real time’, The 5th International Perspective on Water Resources & The Environment, 2012, Morocco
‘Water resources management of reservoirs using on-line water quality and quantity monitoring systems’, The 5th International Perspective on Water Resources & The Environment, 2012, Morocco
‘Challenges and opportunities for integrated water resources management in Iran’, The 5th International Perspective on Water Resources & The Environment, 2012, Morocco
‘Determination of flood discharge and control Structures impacts on Environment by usage of developed environmental assessment models and comparing them in Astor dam’, International Symposium on Dams for a Changing World, 2012, Kyoto, Japan
‘Engineering and climate compatibility aspects in traditional water storage structures around Persian Gulf’, ICID: 63rd IEC Meeting and 7th Asian Regional Conference, 2012, Adelaide, Australia
‘Urban floods management’, The 1st Conference on Desalination of Brackish, Sea Water and Wastewater Treatment, 2012, Tehran, Iran
‘A review on removal of heavy metals, color and organic materials from wastewater using the micellar-enhanced ultrafiltration (MEUF) method’, The 6th National Conference & Exhibition on Environmental Engineering, 2012, Tehran, Iran
‘Investigation of removal of heavy metals by water hyacinth plant’, The 6th National Conference & Exhibition on Environmental Engineering, 2012, Tehran, Iran
‘A review on the wastewater treatment by alga’, The 1st National Conference on Planning and Environmental Protection, 2012, Hamedan, Iran
‘Introduction of Vetiveria Zizanioides as a new approach in sustainable development and efficient water resources management’, The 2nd National Conference on Planning and Environmental Protection, 2013, Hamedan, Iran
‘Evaluation of Vetiveria Zizanioides plant growth and phytoremediation under conditions of nutrition from various nitrogen compound’, The 2nd National Conference on Sustainable Agricultural Development and Healthy Environment, 2013, Hamedan, Iran
‘Investigation of changes in trend of nitrate concentration in Karaj aquifer and its relation with sewerage system’, International Conference on Civil Engineering Architecture & Urban Sustainable Development, 2013, Tabriz, Iran
‘Use of alumina producing waste (red mud) as an adsorbent to remove nitrate from water’, International Conference on Mining, Mineral Processing, Metallurgical and Environmental Engineering, 2013, Zanjan, Iran
‘Water label scheme for washing machines as an approach to water resources conservation and clean industries development’, The 1st Conference and Exhibition on Environment, Energy & Clean Industry, 2013, Tehran, Iran
‘A pilot study on water loss estimation through minimum nightly flow measurement (case study: Niroo Daryaei Region, Tehran)’, The 1st Conference and Exhibition on Environment, Energy & Clean Industry, 2013, Tehran, Iran
‘Feasibility study of upgrading wastewater treatment plants using Vetiveria sp.’, The 3rd International Conference on Environmental Planning and Management, 2013, Tehran, Iran
‘Methodology of environmental impact assessment and selection of the best method’, The 3rd International Conference on Environmental Planning and Management, 2013, Tehran, Iran
‘Characteristics improvement of red mud adsorbent by mechano-chemical activation’, CHEMTECH '13 Chemical Engineering Conference on Chemical Processes, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey
‘Evaluation of traditional water storage structures around Persian Gulf from engineering and climate compatibility aspects’, International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage, 2014, Tehran, Iran
‘Calculating the total maximum daily load (TMDL) of nutrients in the Anzali wetland watershed’, The 1st National Congress on Water Reuse, 2014, Tehran, Iran
‘Reuse of wastewater with the aim of flood control and reduction of the erosion in river bank’, The 1st National Congress on Water Reuse, 2014, Tehran, Iran
‘Application of red mud adsorbent to remove contaminants from aqueous environments’, The 5th National Conference on Water Resources Management, 2014, Tehran, Iran
‘Urban water use management using system dynamics modeling’, The 5th National Conference on Water Resources Management, 2014, Tehran, Iran
‘Study of nitrate adsorption process on red mud; an emerging adsorbent obtained from industrial waste’, The 8th National Congress on Civil Engineering, 2014, Babol, Iran
‘Study of mechano-chemical activation process of red mud waste to optimize nitrate removal from water’, The 6th IWA Eastern European Young Water Professionals Conference, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
‘Wastewater collection systems impacts on groundwater pollution remediation (A case study)’, The 41st International Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, 2014, Morocco
‘Groundwater vulnerability assessment of Karaj aquifer based on drastic model’, The 41st International Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, 2014, Morocco
‘Quality assessment of Zanjan wastewater treatment plant effluent for agricultural reuse’, The 2nd National Congress on Water Reuse, 2015, Tehran, Iran
‘ISO international standards and operational indicators in the water and wastewater industry’, The 1st National Conference On Sustainable Development in the Energy, Water, and Environment, 2015, Tehran, Iran
‘Groundwater vulnerability assessment of Karaj aquifer based on modified drastic method’, The 10th International Congress on Civil Engineering, 2015, Tabriz, Iran
‘Determination of effective quality parameters in water and wastewater tariffs in the agricultural sector’, 2nd Iranian National Congress of Irrigation & Drainage, 2016, Isfahan, Iran
‘Technical investigation of establishing a hybrid dispersed unit at institute for energy and hydro technology’, International Conference on Science of Computer and Electrical Engineering, 2018, Iran
‘Investigation of energy consumption management approaches in life cycle of zero energy buildings’, International Congress on Avant-Garde Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in Islamic Countries, 2018, Iran
‘Daily economic investigation in power generation sources in microgrid of institute for energy and hydro technology’, The 3rd International Conference on the New Horizons in the Electrical Engineering, Computer and Mechanical Engineering, 2018, Iran
‘A review of economic aspects in zero liquid technology (ZLD)’, The 16th Iranian Notional Congress of Chemical Engineering, 2019, Tehran, Iran
Honors and Awards
Acknowledgment from Research Training Center of Tehran University in the Field of Scientific and Research Affairs (1994)
Acknowledgment for Holding a Conference on Advanced Technologies of Water and Power Industry in Kermanshah (2005)
Acknowledgment from Head of Faculty of Occupational Health and Safety for Acquiring License of the Environmental Trusted Laboratory (2007)
Acknowledgment from Tehran Municipal Center for Holding a Conference on Entrepreneurship and its Role in Healthy City (2008)
Acknowledgment from Deputy Manager of Education of Shahid Beheshti University for Significant Improvements in Research Affairs (2009)
Acknowledgement from Head of Water Research Institute for Significant Improvement in Research and Investigation Affairs (2009)
Acknowledgement from Secretary of Students’ Scientific Association of HSE for Improvement of Students’ Scientific Association (2009)
Acknowledgment from Deputy Minister of Energy for Qualitative Improvement and Research Infrastructures Development at the Water Research Institute (2009)
Acknowledgement from Head of Water Research Institute for Obtaining the First Rank among the Privileged Researchers (2010)
Acknowledgment from Deputy Minister of Energy for Active Participation in Advancing the Goals of Institute (2010)
Acknowledgment from Head of Water Research Institute for Acquiring License of the Environmental Trusted Laboratory (2010)
Acknowledgment from Head of Water Research Institute for Establishment of Microbiology Laboratory of WRI (2011)
Acknowledgement from Head of Water Research Institute for Obtaining the Second Rank among the Privileged Researchers (2012)
Acknowledgement from Head of Water Research Institute for Qualitative Improvement and Development of Infrastructures of the Water and Wastewater Research Center (2013)
Acknowledgment form the President of Institute for Energy and Hydro Technology for Holding a Conference on Non-Conventional Water Recourses, Challenges and Opportunities (2018)
Invited Talks
Akbarzadeh, A., Seminar on Occupational Safety and Health, School of Public Health and Safety, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Akbarzadeh, A., The 1st Conference in Tehran Safe Community, Institute for Environmental Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Akbarzadeh, A., International Workshop and Conference on Desalination of Brackish, Sea Water and Wastewater Treatment, Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology
Akbarzadeh, A., Geopolitical Considerations for Water Supply from the Oman Sea (Specialized Symposium on the Feasibility of Utilizing the Oman Sea Capacity for Providing Water to the Iran), Iranian Association of Spatial Planning
Akbarzadeh, A., Desalination Waste Management by ZLD Technology (Conference on Non-Conventional Water Recourses, Challenges and Opportunities), Institute for Energy and Hydro Technology
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