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Mohammad Hassan Shahavi

Mohammad Hassan Shahavi
m.shahavi[at]ausmt.ac.ir
Website:  http://www.linkedin.com/in/shahavi

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering (Nanobiotechnology), Babol University of Technology (BUT), Iran. (2010-2015)

Guest Ph.D. at Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University, Denmark. (2013-2014)

M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Mazandaran (UMZ), Iran.

B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Mazandaran (UMZ), Iran.

Qualifications

Nanotechnology Skills

*      Extensive experience in synthesis of Metal Nanostructures, such as Gold Nanoparticle, Silver Nanoparticle, Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticle, Graphene/Iron Nanohybrid and CNT/Iron Nanohybrid.

*      Extensive experience in preparation and characterization of Nanobiocapsules with various bio-polymers, such as Chitosan, PLGA (Poly (Lactic-co-Glycolic Acid)), PEG (Polyethylene Glycol), PVA (Polyvinyl Alcohol), AG (Arabic Gum), WPC (Whey Protein Concentrate), MC (Methyl Cellulose), EC (Ethyl Cellulose) and Alginate.

*      Extensive experience in Nano-preparation methods, such as Coacervation, Nanoemulsion, Ionic Gelation Method, Nanoprecipitation, Two-step Desolvation Method, Solvent Displacement, Sonochemical Synthesis

*      Familiar with material characterization instruments such as SEM, TEM, AFM, FTIR, DLS, DSC, UV/Vis, etc.


Software Skills

*      Fluent in simulation and computational programs such as HYSYS®, HyperChem®, Mercury®, ArgusLab®, Nanotube Modeler® and ORCA®

*      Fluent in Design of Experiment with software such as Design Expert®, Minitab®, and QUALITEK-4®

*      Fluent in programming by Fortran®, Maple® and Q-basic®

*      Fluent in multimedia software like Multimedia Builder® and AutoPlay Media Studio®


Research Interests

Nanobiotechnology

1. Preparation and optimization of nanoparticles and nanoemulsions for use in food and pharmaceutical science applications.

 

2. Assembly & purification of nanoparticles (Protein nanoparticles, Plasmid DNA and etc.)

 

3. Design of 3D bioprinting nanocomposite scaffolds

4. Nano/RO Membrane

 

 

Energy

5. Environmentally Friendly Fuel

 

 

Biotechnology

6. Wastewater Treatment

7. Hydrodynamic characterization of expanded bed

8. Fabrication of adsorbents (matrices)

 

 

Nanocalculation

9. Physical and Chemical properties of Nanostructures

Previous and Present Positions

Since Aug. 2017

Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering at Faculty of Engineering Modern Technologies, Amol University of Special Modern Technologies (AUSMT), Amol, Iran.

Since Oct. 2016

Young consultant in the Affairs of Elite at Mazandaran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines & Agriculture (MCCIM), Sari, Iran.

Since Nov. 2015

Executive Manager of the Iran Technology Initiative Councils in Mazandaran Province, Iran.

Since Nov. 2015

Adviser to the Head of National Elites Foundation in Mazandaran Province, Iran.

Since Sep. 2015

Research Assistant in Chemical Engineering at Nanotechnology Research Institute, Babol University of Technology, Babol, Iran.

Since 2014

Ph.D. Fellow at Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University, Denmark.

2014-2015

Member of Scientific and Executive Committee of Nano Environment-Asian Nano Forum (ANF) Conference Held on Kish Island, Iran on March 8-11, 2015.

2013-2016

Technical consultant for polymer-based corrosion resistant coatings and materials at Taksaz Tablo Beshel Co. (MAPNA Group Switchgear Manufacturer), Iran. (Part Time)

Since Aug. 2012

Executive Manager of the Mazandaran Province Nanotechnology Initiative Council, Iran.

Since Feb. 2009

Administrative Manager more than 400 Seminar and Short Course of Nanotechnology in Universities and Companies in The North of Iran.

2008 - 2013

Manager of Corrosion Resistant Coating Unit (Technical Manager) at Taksaz Tablo Co. (Switchgear Manufacturer), Iran.

Journal Papers

39. Pérez Quiñones J., Brüggemann O., Kjems J., Shahavi M. H., and Peniche Covas C. (2018) Novel Brassinosteroid-Modified Polyethylene Glycol Micelles for Controlled Release of Agrochemicals. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2018, 66 (7): 1612–1619, American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications, Impact Factor: 3.154, ISSN: 0021-8561, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b05019

38. Niksefat M., Sarmasti-Emami M. R. Jahanshahi M., and Shahavi M. H. (2017) Superporous Pellicular κ-Carrageenan-Nickel Composite Beads; Morphological, Physical and Hydrodynamics Evaluation for Expanded Bed Adsorption Application. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 125: 291-305, Elsevier, Impact Factor: 2.583, ISSN: 0263-8762, DOI: 10.1016/j.cherd.2017.07.012

37. Mohseni S., Najafpour G. D., Vaseghi Z. and Shahavi M. H. (2017) Bioactive Lipase Production from Rice Bran in a Tray-Bioreactor via Solid State Fermentation using Aspergillus niger. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Wiley, Impact Factor: 1.672, ISSN: 1944-7450, “Under Review

36. Shahavi M. H., Hosseini M., Jahanshahi M., Meyer R. L. and Najafpour G. D. (2015) Evaluation of critical parameters for preparation of stable clove oil nanoemulsion. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, Elsevier, Impact Factor: 4.553, ISSN: 1878-5352, DOI: 10.1016/j.arabjc.2015.08.024, “Article in Press

35. Shahavi M. H., Hosseini M., Jahanshahi M., Meyer R. L. and Najafpour G. D. (2016) Clove oil nanoemulsion as an effective antibacterial agent: Taguchi optimization. Desalination and water treatment, 57 (39): 18379-18390, Taylor & Francis, Impact Factor: 1.631, ISSN: 1944-3994, DOI: 10.1080/19443994.2015.1092893.

34. Najafpour G. D., Shahavi M. H. and Neshat S. A. (2016) Assessment of biological Hydrogen production processes: A review. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 36: 012068, ISI, ISSN: 1755-1315, DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/36/1/012068.

33. Shahavi M. H., Hosseini M., Jahanshahi M. and Najafpour G. D. (2015) Optimization of encapsulated clove oil particle size with biodegradable shell using design expert methodology. Pakistan Journal of Biotechnology, Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, 12 (2): 149-160, ISSN: 1812-1837.

32. Emadian S. M., Hosseini M., Rahimnejad M., Shahavi M. H., Khoshandam B. (2015) Treatment of a low-strength bilge water of Caspian Sea ships by HUASB technique. Ecological Engineering, 82: 272–275, Elsevier, Impact factor: 3.041, ISSN: 0925-8574.

31. Hosseini M., Shahavi M. H. (2012) Electrostatic enhancement of coalescence of oil droplets (in nanometer scale) in water emulsion. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 20 (4): 654-658, Elsevier, Impact Factor: 1.174, ISSN: 1004-9541.

30. Taheri E., Jahanshahi M., Mosavian A. and Shahavi M. H. (2012) Investigation of hydrodynamic parameters in a novel expanded bed configuration: local axial dispersion characterization and empirical correlation study. Brazilian Journal of chemical engineering, 29 (04): 725-739, Brazilian Society Chemical Engineering, Impact Factor: 1.04, ISSN: 0104-6632.

29. Hosseini M., Shahavi M. H., Yakhkeshi A. (2012) AC & DC-currents for separation of nanoparticles by external electric field. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 24 (1): 181-184, Chemical Publishing Co., Impact Factor: 0.45, ISSN: 0970-7077.

28. Shahavi M. H., Jahanshahi M., Najafpour G. D., Ebrahimpour M., Hosenian A. H. (2011) Expanded Bed Adsorption of Biomolecules by NBG Contactor: Experimental and Mathematical Investigation. World Applied Sciences Journal 13 (2): 181-187, International Digital Organization for Scientific Information, Impact Factor: 0.23, ISSN 1818-4952.

27. Ebrahimpour M., Shahavi M.H., Jahanshahi M. and Najafpour G.D. (2009) Nanotechnology in Process Biotechnology: Recovery and Purification of Nanoparticulate Bioproducts Using Expanded Bed Adsorption. Journal of Dynamic Biochemistry, Process Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 3 (Special Issue 2): 57-60, WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co., ISSN: 1749-0626.

26. Jahanshahi M., Najafpour G.D., Ebrahimpour M., Hajizedeh S., Shahavi M.H. (2009). Evaluation of hydrodynamic Parameters of fluidized bed adsorption on purification of nanobioproducts. Journal of Physica Status Solidi, Vol. 6: pp. 2199-2206, WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co., ISSN 1862-6351.

25. Shahavi M.H., Najafpour G.D., Jahanshahi M. (2008). Hydrodynamic Behaviour and Biochemical Characterization of a Simple Custom Expanded Bed Column for Protein Purification. African Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 7 (23), pp. 4336-4344, Academic Journals, Impact Factor: 0.71, ISSN 1684–5315.

Conference Papers

24. Shojaieeimanesh S., Shahavi M. H., Hosseini M. and Jahanshahi M. (2017) Preparation and Evaluation of Thymol Nano-encapsulation by Emulsification Method for Pharmaceutical Industry Application. The 2nd International and 10th National Iranian Biotechnology Congress of Islamic Republic of Iran, At Seed and Plant Improvement Institute, Karaj, Iran.

23. Tavasoli A., Shahavi M. H., and Salmani H. (2017) Performance Evaluation of Nano-Perovskite La0.6Sr0.4CoO3 to Reducing Automobile Exhaust Gas Emissions. 1st National Conference on Future of Engineering and Technology (FET 2017), Tehran, Iran.

22. Sarvi M., Jahanshahi M. and Shahavi M. H. (2017) Preparation and Evaluation of Novel Bagasse Cellulose-Zinc Adsorbents with Nano-Cavities for Expanded Bed Adsorption. The 2nd International and 10th National Iranian Biotechnology Congress of Islamic Republic of Iran, At Seed and Plant Improvement Institute, Karaj, Iran.

21. Tavasoli A., Shahavi M. H., and Salmani H. (2017) Synthesis and Characterization of Lanthanum Strontium Cobalt Perovskite Nanocatalyst by the Sol-Gel Method. 1st National Conference on Future of Engineering and Technology (FET 2017), Tehran, Iran.

20. Sarvi M., Jahanshahi M. and Shahavi M. H. (2017) Fabrication of CMC–Nickel Nanoporous Composite Matrix for Nanoparticulate Separation in Expanded Bed Process. The 4th National Conference on Separation Science and Engineering, 2017, Babol, Iran.

19. Sarvi M., Jahanshahi M. and Shahavi M. H. (2017) Separation and Purification of Bovine Serum Albumin by Cellulose Composite in Expanded Bed Adsorption column. 1st International Joint Conference on New Trends in Biotechnology, Zahedan, Iran.

18. Sarvi M., Jahanshahi M. and Shahavi M. H. (2017) Preparation of Cellulose Composite via Ionic Solvents for Application in Extended Bed Absorption. 1st International Joint Conference on New Trends in Biotechnology, Zahedan, Iran.

17. Darijani M., Hosseini M., Shahavi M. H. and Jahanshahi M. (2016) Response surface methodology in the optimization of chitosan nanoparticles. First International Comprehensive Competition Conference on Engineering Sciences in Iran, 8-9 September, 2016, Anzali, Iran.

16. Niksefat M., Jahanshahi M., Sarmasti-Emami M. R. and Shahavi M. H. (2016) Densified K-carrageenan/nickel pellicular adsorbent, densifier effect on morphological properties: image processing assisted study. 3rd National & 1st International Conference on Applied Researches in Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 22 April, 2016, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.

15. Najafpour G. D., Shahavi M. H. and Neshat S. A. (2015) A survey on hydrogen production processes as a clean energy resource. 5th International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering (ICCBPE 2015), 9 - 12 December 2015, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Accepted for Keynote Presentation

14. Shahavi M. H., Hosseini M., Jahanshahi M., Najafpour G. D. and Meyer R. L. (2015) Clove oil nanoemulsion as an eco-friendly pesticide: effect of sonication time on droplet size. Asia Nano Forum Conference 2015 (ANFC 2015), Kish Island, Iran.

13. Shahavi M. H., Hosseini M., Jahanshahi M., Najafpour G. D. and Meyer R. L. (2014) Preparation of nanoemulsion clove oil in water as a green nano-pesticide. 9th International conference on natural sciences and technologies, Kalmar, Sweden.

12. Kohansal M., Hosseini M. and Shahavi M.H. (2014). Making water in octane nanoemulsion fuel as an environmentally friendly fuel: effect of water content on droplet size. In: The 8th International Chemical Engineering Congress & Exhibition (IChEC 2014), 24-27 Feb. 2014, Kish Island, Iran.

11. Kohansal M., Hosseini M. and Shahavi M.H. (September 17-18, 2013). Making Water in Octane Nanoemulsion Fuel as an Environmentally Friendly Fuel: Defined HLB Optimum Number for Mixed Emulsifiers. In: The 3rd National Conference on Fuel, Energy & Environment, Tehran, Iran.

10. Kohansal M., Hosseini M. and Shahavi M.H. (2013). Making Water in Octane Nanoemulsion Fuel as an Environmentally Friendly Fuel: Evaluation of Sonication Time Parameter on Droplet Size. In:  The 1st National Congress and Workshop on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Tehran, Iran.

9. Hosseini S.S., Hosseini M. and Shahavi M.H. (2013). The effect of ultrasonic and mix surfactants on the formation of sunflower oil in water nanoemulsion. In: The 3rd International Conference on Chemical, Biological, and Environment Sciences (ICCEBS'2013), Malaysia.

8. Mahjoub S. and Shahavi M.H. (2012). The design and evaluation of educational software enzyme biochemistry (SOFTZYME) for laboratory sciences students. In: The 13th National Conference on Medical Education, Sari, Iran.

7. Mahjoub S. and Shahavi M.H. (2011). The design and evaluation of educational software enzyme biochemistry (SOFTZYME) for medical students. In: The 12th National Conference on Medical Education, Mashhad, Iran.

6. Mahjoub S. and Shahavi M.H. (2011). The design and evaluation of educational software enzyme biochemistry (SOFTZYME) for dental students. In: The 12th National Conference on Medical Education, Mashhad, Iran.

5. Mahjoub S. and Shahavi M.H. (2011). The design and evaluation of educational software enzyme biochemistry (SOFTZYME) for postgraduate students. In: The 12th National Conference on Medical Education, Mashhad, Iran.

4. Mahjoub S. and Shahavi M.H. (2-3 March 2011). The design and evaluation of educational software enzyme biochemistry (SOFTZYME). In: The Nationwide Conference on Medical Sciences Education Development, Sanandaj, Iran.

3. Movagharnejad K., Shahavi M.H. (3-7 December 2008). Educational Software For Different Enzyme Kinetic Models. In: International Catalysis Conference - ICC 2008, Iran.

2. Shahavi M.H., Najafpour G.D., Jahanshahi M., Khavarpour M. (2007). The effect of hydrodynamic on bed expansion for recovery of nanobioproducts: investigation of column diameter on mixing. In: The 5th National Biotechnology congress of Iran.

1. Movagharnejad K., Shahavi M.H. (2007). Two case studies about the development and use of the computer software in the education of engineering sciences. In: International Conference on Engineering Education and Research, Australia.

Books

Shahavi M. H., Jahanshahi M., Najafpour G. D. (2015) Case Study: Biochemical characterization of a new expanded bed column for protein purification subchapter 17, p 516-526, Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology: Second Edition; Gh. D. Najafpour (2015), ISBN: 978-0-444-63357-6, Elsevier Science.

Jahanshahi, M. and Shahavi M. H. “Advanced Downstream Processing in Biotechnology” Chapter 17, p 495-515, Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology: Second Edition; Gh. D. Najafpour (2015), ISBN: 978-0-444-63357-6, Elsevier Science.

Supervised Dissertations and Theses



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