The Nexus of ENERGY-WATER-ENVIRONMENT
A mechanical engineer with 15 years of industrial working experience who holds a PhD degree from The University of Western Australia.
Currently, I am the faculty member of Sharif Energy, Water and Environment Institute (SEWEI) and the Manager of Sharif Desalination, Wastewater, Mineral and Energy Recovery Technology Services Office.
A 5000 litre/day Low-Grade MED pilot plant has been designed and constructed and is in the testing phase in collaboration with a Western European Company, and Turbinedar Co.
Consulting and custom design for recovering industrial waste heat sources to produce freshwater, industrial wastewater treatment, and mineral extraction specifically in Petrochemical, Mining, Oil and Gas, and Power Plant industries.
Feasibilty studies of solar-powered desalination processes and power plants in collaboration with a Western European Company.
Process design and techno-economic evaluation of processes for freshwater production and valuable mineral extraction.
A practical feasibility study on using brackish water desalination and brine management for irrigation purposes.
Evaluation of GHG emissions and carbon footprint from deslaination plants.
- Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing, Elsevier - 2017
- Top Researcher Award, Sharif University of Technology - 2017
- Certificate of Reviewing for the Desalination Journal, Elsevier - 2016
- Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) - 2012~2015
- Sharif University, Grant Type-1, No: G991616 - 2021
- Sharif University, Grant Type-2, No: G981707 - 2020
- Vice-Presidency for Science & Technology - 2019
- Iran's National Elites Foundation - 2017
- Iran's National Elites Foundation Post-doctoral Scholarship - 2016~2017
- National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia (NCEDA) Ph.D. Scholarship - 2013~2015
- The University of Western Austalia Net Top-Up Scholarship - 2012~2015
- Alumina Quality Workshop (AQW) Scholarship - 2015
- Editorial Board Member of Biophysical Economics and Sustainability, Springer Nature - 2020~present
- Peer Reviewer of the Journal of Desalination and Water Treatment, Desalination Publications (Balaban)- 2021~present
- Peer Reviewer of Desalination Journal, Elsevier - 2016~present
- Manager of Sharif Desalination, Wastewater, Mineral and Energy Recovery Technology Services Office - 2020~present
- Member of International Desalination Association (IDA) - 2012~present
- Member of Engineers Australia - 2011~present
A useful book describes the development of advanced MED technologies for utilising industrial waste heat streams to produce freshwater. (More details...)
A novel process for recovering industrial waste heat sources to produce freshwater. (More details...)
A feasibility study of waste heat recovery for producing freshwater in petrochemical industries. (More details...)
Designing of a novel process for Worsley Alumina Refinery Plant in Australia. (More details...)
Introducing a novel distillation process for removing heat from waste heat streams to produce freshwater. (More details...)
A feasibility study of the subsurface and surface components of low-grade geothermal desalination processes. (More details...)
A feasibility study of solar-powered reverse osmosis (PV-RO) processes. (More details...)
Course Title: Desalination (CH-26931)An undergraduate course at the Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Department of Sharif University of Technology since 2016, for students who love to learn about desalination processes.
A professional and friendly group of graduate and undergraduate students who work on my desalination projects.If you like to join us, just drop me an Email.
Our office focuses on desalination and related areas of wastewater recoveries.More Information
10th International Alumina Quality (AQW) Conference, Perth, Australia, 19th-23rd April, 2015
"A novel low grade heat driven process to re-concentrate process liquor in alumina refineries."
IDA World Congress 2015 on Desalination and Water Reuse, August 30-September 4, 2015, San Diego, USA
"A Novel Desalination Design to Better Utilise Low Grade Sensible Waste Heat Resources."