1. Application of Catalyst/UV/PU Nanocomposite for Removal of Tetracycline: Response Surface Methodology for Optimization and Kinetic Study

Mohammad Ansarizadeh; Tayebeh Tabatabaei; Mohammad Reza Samaei; Mostafa Leili; Mohammad Mehdi Baneshi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 50-59


  Background: Discharging antibiotics into the environment could cause great concern for scientists. In the present study, tetracycline (TC) antibiotic was photodegraded with titanium dioxide (TiO2) and zinc oxide (ZnO) fixed on the polyurethane (PU) in the presence of ultraviolet (UV) irradiation and ...  Read More

2. Simultaneous removal fluoride and nitrate from water in a batch reactor using Al and Fe anodes and Cu, Steel and Graphite cathodes.

Mohammad Reza Samaei; Razieh Ashoori; Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Saeed Yousefinejad

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 72-79


  Background: Simultaneous existence of excessive amounts of fluoride and nitrate in drinking water can cause health problems for humans. In this study, simultaneous removal of fluoride and nitrate from aqueous solutions was investigated using a combination of electroreduction and electrocoagulation processes ...  Read More

3. Treatment of linear alkyl benzene sulfonate in an intermittent cycle extended aeration system

Mohammad Reza Samaei; Majid Nozari; Marziyeh Ansari Shiri; Mehdi Mokhtari; Asghar Ghasemi; Reza Rezaei Javanmardi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 44-50

  Background:Discharge of raw or treated wastewater containing linear alkyl benzene sulfonate (LAS) into the environment causes significant public health and environmental problems. The purpose of this study was the treatment of hospital wastewater using an intermittent cycle extended aeration system (ICEAS).Methods:Experiments ...  Read More

4. Isolation of Atrazine Degrading Bacteria in Semi-Salinity Medium

Marziyeh Ansari Shiri; mansooreh dehghani; Mohammad Reza Samaei

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 121-128

  Background: Atrazine is a widely used herbicide. The increasing salinity of many water resources has had a negative effect on atrazine biodegradation. The aim of this study was to isolate atrazine degrading bacteria in semi-salinity media. Methods: Nine selected bacterial species were cultivated on ...  Read More

5. Removal of Chromium and Cadmium from Wastewater in Waste Stabilization Ponds, Yazd-Iran

Mohammad Reza Samaei; Mohammad hasan Ehrampoush; Hoshang Maleknia; Zahra Elhamiyan; Ebrahim Shahsavani; Asghar Ebrahimi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 83-88

  Background: Heavy metals have destructive and irreversible effects on the human, plants and animals. Some industries in Yazd enter industrial wastewater to municipal wastewater collection system. This can lead to high levels of heavy metals in wastewater and in turn in the wastewater treatment plant ...  Read More

6. Assessing Emissions of Volatile Organic Componds from Landfills Gas

Fahime Khademi; Mohammad Reza Samaei; Kourosh Azizi; Abbas Shahsavani; Hassan Hashemi; Aida Iraji; Abdolkhalegh Miri

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 2-6

  AbstractBackground: Biogas is obtained by anaerobic decomposition of organic wastes buried materials used to produce electricity, heat and biofuels. Biogas is at the second place for power generation after hydropower and in 2000 about 6% of the world power generation was allocated to biogas. Biogas is ...  Read More

7. Removal of Arsenic from Aqueous Solutions Using Welding Iron Waste

Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Roya Nikmanesh; Mohammad Reza Samaei

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 56-63

  Background: Contamination of water with arsenic has attracted the researchers’ attention as a global problem in recent years and has been observed in some parts of Iran. The purpose of this study is to assess the efficiency of welding iron waste in removing arsenic from aqueous solutions. Methods: ...  Read More

8. The Effect of Co-Metabolism on Removal of Hexadecane by Microbial Consortium from Soil in a Slurry Sequencing Batch Reactor

majid nozari; Mohammad Reza Samaei; Mansooreh Dehghani

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 113-124

  Background: Among Alkanes, N-Alkanes with medium chain have been identified as the most important contaminants of the soil. N-hexadecane (C16H34) with low solubility in water also belongs to this group and has been used by many researchers as a model contaminant. The present study aimed to investigate ...  Read More