Maedeh Mohammadi

Maedeh Mohammadi

مائده السادات محمدی
Email:  m.mohammadi[at]nit.ac.ir

Assistant Professor

My Research Profiles

PhD, Chemical Engineering, Noushirvani University of Technology


Email: m.mohammadi@nit.ac.ir, maedeh.mohammadi211@gmail.com

Tel: +98-(0)11-32334204

Fax: +98-(0)11-32334201

Mailing address: Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Noushirvani University of Technology,  PO box 47148-71167, Babol, Iran






 
Qualifications

Academic Qualifications

 

 

PhD  Chemical Engineering (Hons)

University of Mazandaran, Babol, Iran

2012

M. Sc. Chemical Engineering (Hons)

University of Mazandaran, Babol, Iran

2007

B. Sc.  Chemical Engineering

 Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran

2004

 
Research Interests

Research Interests

Adsorption process

Chemical process purification

Biofuel synthesis, Pollution control

Synthesis of carbonaceous materials

Biomass gasification

CO2 sequestration

CO2 conversion

 
Honors and Awards
 
Previous and Present Positions
 
Professional Membership

Professional Membership

Technical staff of the International Journal of Engineering

Member of Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN)

 
Teaching Experiences

Course Taught

Thermodynamics

Mass Transfer

General Microbiology

Food Industry

Biochemical Engineering

Food Biotechnology

 
Publications

 

Book Chapters         

Ghasem D. Najafpour, Maedeh Mohammadi, Gas and Liquid System (Aeration and Agitation), Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, 2nd ed, 2015, Elsevier Sci.

Ghasem D. Najafpour, Ali Asghar Ghoreyshi, Kasra Pirzadeh, Maedeh Mohammadi, Membrane Reactor, Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, 2nd ed, 2015, Elsevier Sci.

 

Journal Articles

[2016]

[42] M. Hassani, G. D. Najafpour and M. Mohammadi, Transesterification of Waste Cooking Oil to Biodiesel using γ-alumina Coated on Zeolite Pellets, Journal of Materials and Environmental Science, 2016, 7(4), 1193-1203.

[41] S. Rezaei, G. D. Najafpour, M. Mohammadi, A. A. Moghadamnia and S. Kazemi, Formic acid and microwave assisted extraction of curcumin from turmeric (curcuma longa l.), International Journal of Engineering transactions B: Applications, 29, 145-151.

[40] Zoheir Dabaghian, Kamyar Movagharnejad, Maedeh Mohammadi, Development of educational software for undergraduate Chemical Engineering Courses, Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 2016, 577–585.

[39] M Mohammadi, AR Mohamed, G Najafpour, H Younesi, MH Uzir, Clostridium ljungdahlii for production of biofuel from synthesis gas, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 2016, 427-434.

[38] Fatemeh Roohina, Maedeh Mohammadi, Ghasem D Najafpour, Immobilized Kluyveromyces marxianus cells in carboxymethyl cellulose for production of ethanol from cheese whey: experimental and kinetic studies, 2016, Bioprocess and biosystems engineering, 2016, 1-9

[2015]

[37] Pooya Lahijani, Maedeh Mohammadi, Zainal Alimuddin Zainal, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Advances in CO2 gasification reactivity of biomass char through utilization of radio frequency irradiation, Energy, 2015, 93, 976-983.

[36] Fatemeh Banisheykholeslami, Ali Asghar Ghoreyshi, Maedeh Mohammadi, Kasra Pirzadeh, Synthesis of a Carbon Molecular Sieve from Broom Corn Stalk via Carbon Deposition of Methane for the Selective Separation of a CO2/CH4 Mixture, CLEAN–Soil, Air, Water, 2015.

[35] N Bakuei, G Amini, GD Najafpour, M Jahanshahi, M Mohammadi, Optimal cultivation of Scenedesmus sp. microalgae in a bubble column photobioreactor, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 2015 22, 20-25.

[34] Khim May Ooi, Siang Piao Chai, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Maedeh Mohammadi, Effects of sodium precursors and gelling agents on CO2 sorption performance of sodium zirconate, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2015.

[33] Saeed Khoshhal, Ali Asghar Ghoreyshi, Mohsen Jahanshahi, Maedeh Mohammadi,  Study of the temperature and solvent content effects on the structure of Cu–BTC metal organic framework for hydrogen storage, RSC Advances, 2015, 5 (31), 24758-24768.

[32] Pooya Lahijani, Maedeh Mohammadi, Zainal Alimuddin Zainal, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Improvement of biomass char-CO2 gasification reactivity using microwave irradiation and natural catalyst, Thermochimica Acta, 2015, 604, 61-66.

[31] Pooya Lahijani, Zainal Alimuddin Zainal, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Maedeh Mohammadi, Conversion of the greenhouse gas CO2 to the fuel gas CO via the Boudouard reaction: A review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2015, 41, 615-632.

[30] Pooya Lahijani, Maedeh Mohammadi, Catalytic Effect of Metal Species on Enhancement of CO2 Gasification Reactivity of Biomass Char, International Journal of Engineering-Transactions C: Aspects, 2015, 28 (9), 1251.

[2014]

[29] Pooya Lahijani, Zainal Alimuddin Zainal, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Maedeh Mohammadi, Microwave-enhanced CO2 gasification of oil palm shell char, Bioresource Technology, 158 (2014) 193–200.

[28] Maedeh Mohammadi, Pooya Lahijani, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Refractory dopant-incorporated CaO from waste eggshell as sustainable sorbent for CO2 capture: experimental and kinetic studies, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2014, 455-464.

[27] Maedeh Mohammadi, Pooya Lahijani, Zainal Alimuddin Zainal, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Capture of carbon dioxide from flue/fuel gas using dolomite under microwave irradiation, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2014, 169-178.

[26] Maedeh Mohammadi, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Ghasem D. Najafpour, Habibollah Younesi, Mohamad Hekarl Uzir, Kinetic studies on fermentative production of biofuel from synthesis gas using Clostridium ljungdahlii. The Scientific World Journal, 2014.

[25] Maryam Hassani, Ghasem D Najafpour, Maedeh Mohammadi, Mahmood Rabiee, Preparation, characterization and application of zeolite-based catalyst for production of biodiesel from waste cooking oil. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 2014, 129-133.

[24] Maedeh Mohammadi, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Ghasem D. Najafpour, Habibollah Younesi, Mohamad Hekarl Uzir, Effect of organic substrate on promoting solventogenesis in ethanologenic acetogene Clostridium ljungdahlii ATCC55383, International Journal of Engineering, Transactions B: Applications, 2014, 27(2), 185-194.

[2013]

[23] Pooya Lahijani, Zainal Alimuddin Zainal, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Maedeh Mohammadi, CO2 gasification reactivity of biomass char: catalytic influence of alkali, alkaline earth and transition metal salts. Bioresource Technology, 2013,144, 288-295.

[22] Pooya Lahijani, Zainal Alimuddin Zainal, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Maedeh Mohammadi, Co-gasification of tire and biomass for enhancement of tire-char reactivity in CO2 gasification process, Bioresource Technology, 2013, 138, 124-130.

[21] Pooya Lahijani, Zainal Alimuddin Zainal, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Maedeh Mohammadi, Ash of palm empty fruit bunch as a natural catalyst for promoting the CO2 gasification reactivity of biomass char, Bioresource Technology, 2013, 132, 351–355.

[20] P. Lahijani, Z.A.B.Z. Alauddin, M. Mohammadi, Air gasification of oil palm waste over dolomite in a fluidized bed. Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences, 2013, 37, 123-136.

[2012 and earlier]

[19] Maedeh Mohammadi, Habibollah Younesi, Ghasem Najafpour, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Sustainable ethanol fermentation from synthesis gas by Clostridium ljungdahlii in a continuous stirred tank bioreactor, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2012, 87(6) 837-843.

[18] A. Ghorban Farahi, G.D. Najafpour, A.A. Ghoreishi, M. Mohammadi, M. Esfahanian, Enzymatic production of reducing sugars from broomcorn seed (Sorghum vulgare): process optimization and kinetic studies. World Applied Sciences Journal, 2012, 18(4), 568-574.

[17] Maedeh Mohammadi, Ghasem D. Najafpour, Habibollah Younesi, Pooya Lahijani, Mohamad Hekarl Uzir, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Bioconversion of synthesis gas to second generation biofuels: a review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2011, 15, 4255-4273.

[16] Maedeh Mohammadi, Ghasem Najafpour Darzi, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Production of Carbon Molecular Sieves from Palm shell through carbon deposition from methane, Chemical Industry & Chemical Engineering Quarterly, 2011, 17(4) 525−533. 

[15] A. Ramezani, G.D. Najafpour, M. Mohammadi,  Removal of melanoidin from molasses spent wash using fly ash-clay adsorbents, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2011, 28(4), 1035-1041. 

[14] Maedeh Mohammadi, Ali Hassani Joshaghani, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Ghasem Najafpour Darzi, Removal of rhodamine B from aqueous solution using palm shell-based activated carbon: adsorption and kinetic studies, Chemical and Engineering Data. 2010, 55(12), 5777-5785.

[13] Z.A.B.Z. Alauddin, P. Lahijani, M. Mohammadi, A.R. Mohamed, Gasification of lignocellulosic biomass in fluidized beds for renewable energy development: A review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2010, 14(9), 2852-2862.

[12] H.S. Nasrollahzadeh, G.D. Najafpour, M. Pazouki, H. Younesi, A.A. Zinatizadeh, M. Mohammadi, Biodegradation of phenanthrene in an anaerobic batch reactor: Growth kinetics. Chemical Industry & Chemical Engineering Quarterly, 2010, 16(2), 157−165.

[11] Atiye Ebrahimi, Ghasem D. Najafpour, Maedeh Mohammadi, Babak Hashemiyeh, Biological treatment of whey in an UASFF bioreactor following a three-stage RBC. Chemical Industry & Chemical Engineering Quarterly, 2010, 16(2), 175−182.

[10] Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Maedeh Mohammadi, Ghasem Najafpour Darzi, Preparation of carbon molecular sieve from lignocellulosic biomass: A review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2010, 14, 1591-1599.

[9] A.A. Nazari Moghaddam,G.D. Najafpour, A.A. Ghoreyshi, M. Mohammadi, Adsorption of methylene blue in aqueous phase by fly ash, clay and walnut shell as adsorbents. World Applied Sciences Journal, 2010, 8(2), 229-234.

[8] A.A. Nazari Moghadam, G.D. Najafpour, A.A. Ghoreyshi, M. Mohammadi, S.H. Sharif Zein, Removal of Methylene Blue from Aqueous Phase by Pretreated Walnut Shell in a Packed Column. Iranica Journal of Energy & Environment, 2010, 1(2), 137-143.

[7] Najafpour, G.D., M. Tajallipour, M. Komeili, and M. Mohammadi, Kinetic model for an up-flow anaerobic packed bed bioreactor: dairy wastewater treatment. African Journal of Biotechnology, 2009, 8(15), 3590-3596.

[6] A.A. Nazari Moghaddam, G.D. Najafpour, M. Mohammadi, H.D. Heydarzadeh, Removal of methylene blue from waste stream by fly ash-clay-sand adsorbent. World Applied Sciences Journal, 2009, 6(8), 1073-1077. 

[5] Mostafa Asadi, Ghasem D. Najafpour, Babak A. Hashemiyeh, Maedeh Mohammadi, Removal of Acetone from Contaminated Air Stream using Pseudomonas putida in a Biofilter, American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Science, 2009, 5(5),712-719.

[4] Mohammadi, M., G.D. Najafpour, A.A. Ghoreyshi, recovery of methyl acetoacetate from antibiotic production plant's waste streams. International Journal of Engineering, Transactions B: Applications, 2009, 22(2), 123-129.

[3] Mohammadi, M., G. Najafpour, and A. A. Ghoreyshi, Chemical Extraction and Separation from the Amoxicillin Plant’s Waste-Stream. Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, 2009, 17(1), 183–189.

[2] M. Mohammadi, G.D. Najafpour, M. Rahimnejad, Immobilized Cell Reactor (ICR) of Propionibacterium acidi-propionici and its Kinetic Model, Iranica Journal of Energy and Environment, 2009, 1(1), 9-15.

[1] M. Hosseini, M. Mahmoodi, M. Mohammadi, Removal of Benzene Emission by Bio-filter with Immobilized Bacteria, American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Science, 2007, 2(6), 756-760.

 

Conference Contributions

[13] Khim May Ooi, Maedeh Mohammadi, Siang Piao Chai, Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Effects of Citrate Sol-gel Synthesis on CO2 Sorption Performance of Sodium Zirconate, CHEMECA, 2014, Perth, Western Australia.

[12] Lahijani, P., Zainal, Z.A., Mohamed, A.R., Mohammadi, M., 2013. CO2 Gasification Reactivity of Pistachio Nut Shell Char: Catalysts to Improve Carbon Conversion, USM-NUT Mini Symposium.

[11] Lahijani, P., Zainal, Z.A., Mohamed, A.R., Mohammadi, M., 2013. CO2 Gasification of Scrap Tire Co-utilized by Biomass, IGNITE2013, Malaysia.

[10] Maedeh Mohammadi, Habibollah Younesi, Ghasem Najafpour, Effect of fermentation condition on ethanol production from synthesis gas by Clostridium ljungdahlii in a continuous-flow stirred tank bioreactor, BIOTECHNIQUES – 2011, Spain.

[9] Lahijani, P., Najafpour, G.D., Zainal, Z.A., Mohammadi, M., Air gasification of palm empty fruit bunch in a fluidized bed gasifier using various bed materials, World Renewable Energy Congress (EREC), 2011, Sweden.

[8] M. Mohammadi, A.R. Mohamed, G.D. Najafpour, Preparation of carbon molecular sieve from palm shell through various activation methods, International Conference on Environment (ICENV), 2010, Penang, Malaysia.

[7] M. Khavarpour, G.D. Najafpour, A.A. Ghoreyshi, B. Bambai, M. Jahanshahi, M. Mohammadi, Growth and pH evaluation of Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans as sulfur-oxidizing bacteria in batch culture, The 6th National Biotechnology Congress of Iran, 2009, Iran.

[6] A.A. Ghoreyshi, M. Mohammadi, Investigation of  Molecular Clustering in Water- alcohol Sorption through Elastomers, National Conference of Thermodynamics, 2009, Iran.

[5] A.A. Nazari Moghaddam, G.D. Najafpour, M. Mohammadi, A. Ramezani, Adsorption of Methylene Blue by Fly Ash, Clay and Walnut Shell as Adsorbents from Aqueous Solution, Industrial wastewater treatment AWTR\2009, Iran.

[4] Ramezani, G.D. Najafpour, M. Mohammadi, A.A. Nazari Moghaddam, Decolorization of Molasses using Fly Ash as Adsorbent, Industrial wastewater treatment AWTR2009, Iran.

[3] A.A. Nazari Moghaddam, G.D. Najafpour, M. Mohammadi, Adsorption of Methylene Blue from Textile Waste Stream by Fly Ash- clay-sand Adsorbent, The 1st  International and the 7th  National Conference on Textile Engineering, 2009, Iran.

[2] M. Mohammadi, G.D. Najafpour, A.A. Ghoreyshi, Separation and Chemical Recovery from the Amoxicillin Plant's Waste-stream, 21st symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineering (SOMCHE 2007).

[1] G.D. Najafpour, M. Asadi, H. Amini, M. Mohammadi, Performance of Bierofilter for Acetone Removal from Air Stream using Pseudomonas Putida, International Conference on Environment 2008 (ICENV 2008), MALAYSIA.

 

 
Supervised Dissertations and Theses
 
Research Projects

Sabbatical (Research Attachment Program)

School of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Production and Characterization of Carbon Molecular Sieve (CMS) from Palm Shell, Oct. 2009- Apr. 2010

School of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Bioethanol Synthesis from Syngas using Clostridium Species, June 2010-Feb. 2012.

 
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