Azari

Dr.-Ing. Mohammad Azari

  • Institute for Water and River Basin Management
    Department of Aquatic Environmental Engineering
    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    Building 50.31
    Gotthard-Franz-Str. 3 
    76131 Karlsruhe

    Germany

     

     

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Responsible for research in the field of wastewater treatment

 

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Looking for potential collaborators. If interested in working with me, don't hesitate to contact me.

Students searching for bachelor thesis, master thesis and research study project in the field of wastewater treatment, feel free to get in touch with me.

 

 

Research

Energy-efficient (biological) wastewater treatment methods, Anammox, Biofilm (e.g. MBBR, IFAS) and granular technologies, Mathematical modelling of wastewater processes, Microbial community analysis for wastewater treatment , GHG emission in WWTPs, Resource recovery and carbon capture in WWTPs, Adsorption processes, Risk assessment for WWTPs

 

Previous projects with other universities and partners

Project manager and postdoc in Uni Duisburg-Essen, by LANUV

  • Project title: Investigations on deammonification in the mainstream of sewage treatment plants (ANAMMOSTROM)

PhD project in Civil Engineering, Uni Duisburg-Essen

  • Dissertation title: optimization and investigation of (sidestream) anammox process using mathematical modelling and experimental lab-scale approaches

 

Completed research projects

 

 

 

Mitgliedschaften

IWA, DWA, WEF und SCI

 

Awards and scholarships

2014 – 2018: PhD Scholarship, Sustainable Water Management – NaWaM, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Uni Duisburg-Essen, the scholarship with estimated total value of 90,000 €

2019: Anammox workshop, integrative methods to assess anammox during climatic and environmental changes, awarded by Newcastle University, UK

2015: Summer school in biofilm science and modelling, awarded a scholarship by Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE), awarded by NTU- Singapore

2012: Summer school for enhanced technologies for water and wastewater treatment, scholarship holder, Uni Duisburg-Essen, awarded by DAAD

 

Publications

Yang, Y., Azari, M., Herbold, C.W., Li, M., Chen, H., Ding, X., Denecke, M. und Gu, J.D. (2021):
Activities and Metabolic Versatility of Distinct Anammox Bacteria in a Full-Scale Wastewater Treatment System. Water Research, S.117763. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.117763

Gholamishiri J., Azari, M., Dehghani, S. und Denecke, M. (2021):
A technical review on the adaptability of mainstream partial nitrification and anammox: substrate management and aeration control in cold weather, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, DOI no- 10.1016/j.jece.2021.106468

Yang, Y., Azari, M., Herbold, C.W., Li, M., Chen, H., Ding, X., Denecke, M. und Gu, J.D. (2021):
Activities and Metabolic Versatility of Distinct Anammox Bacteria in a Full-Scale Wastewater Treatment System. Water Research, S.117763. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.117763

Gholamishiri J., Azari, M., Dehghani, S. and Denecke, M. (2021): 
A technical review on the adaptability of mainstream partial nitrification and anammox: substrate management and aeration control in cold weather, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, DOI no- 10.1016/j.jece.2021.106468

Azari, M., Jurnalis, A. and Denecke, M. (2021): 
The influence of aeration control and temperature reduction on nitrogen removal and microbial community in two anammox‐based hybrid sequencing batch biofilm reactors. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, https://doi.org/10.1002/jctb.6889

Azari, M., Aslani, A. and Denecke, M. (2020): 
The effect of the COD: N ratio on mainstream deammonification in integrated fix-film activated sludge-sequencing batch reactor. Chemosphere, 259, p.127426

Azari, M. (2020):
The influence of the COD: N alterations on mainstream deammonification in an IFASSBR, IWA 2020 Virtual Biofilm Conference, Notre Dame, US

Azari M., Schoth J., Hetschel M., Phan L, Jagemann P. and Denecke, M. (2019):
Untersuchungen zur Deammonifikation im Hauptstrom von Kläranlagen, 13. Aachener Tagung Wassertechnologie Verfahren der Wasseraufbereitung und Abwasserbehandlung, Oktober 2019, Aachen, Deutschland

Azari M., Jurnalis, A. and Denecke, M. (2019): 
Enhanced Nitrogen Removal And Microbial Community Structure In Hybrid Sequencing Batch Reactors, IWA LET 2019, Edinburgh, UK

Azari, M. (2019): 
Optimization and Investigation of Anammox Process Using Existing Models and Experimental Approaches, Logos, Belin. ISBN 978-3-8325-4837-7

Wang, Q., Azari M., Q.; Denecke,M., Men, Jin-Young, Okabe, S., Ali, M, Yu-Tzu, Gu, J., Lin, J. & Lee, P. (2018): 
Insight into the roles of anammox bacteria in post-treatment of anaerobically treated sewage. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 48 (6), p 655-684

Steuernagel, L., de Léon Gallegos, E.L., Azizan, A., Dampmann, A.K., Azari, M. and Denecke, M. (2018): 
Availability of carbon sources on the ratio of nitrifying microbial biomass in an industrial activated sludge. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 129, pp.133-140.

Azari, M., Le, A.V., Lübken, M. and Denecke, M. (2018): 
Model-based analysis of microbial consortia and microbial products in an anammox biofilm reactor. Water Science and Technology, 77(7), pp.1951-1959.

Azari, M. and Denecke, M. (2017): 
Stickstoffelimination 4.0: Herausforderungen und Möglichkeiten, 12. Aachener Tagung Wassertechnologie Verfahren der Wasseraufbereitung und Abwasserbehandlung, Oktober 2017, Aachen, Deutschland

Azari, M. and Denecke, M. (2017): 
Analysis of nitrous oxide production and system performance for a full-scale anammox plant combining activated sludge and granular activated carbon biofilm: a model-based study, 15th International Conference on Environmental Science And Technology (CEST2017), September 2017, Rhodes, Greece,

Azari. M., Le. A.V., & Denecke. M. (2017): 
Model based analysis of microbial consortia and soluble microbial products in an anammox biofilm reactor. E-Proceedings and Book of Frontiers International Conference on Wastewater Treatment (FICWTM), May 2017, Palermo, Italy, Oral presentation.

Azari, M., Le, A.V. and Denecke, M. (2017): 
Population Dynamic of Microbial Consortia in a Granular Activated Carbon-Assisted Biofilm Reactor: Lessons from Modelling. In Frontiers International Conference on Wastewater Treatment and Modelling (pp. 588-595). Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, Springer, Cham, ISBN 978-3-319-58421-8.

Azari, M., Lübken, M. and Denecke, M. (2017): 
Simulation of simultaneous anammox and denitrification for kinetic and physiological characterization of microbial community in a granular biofilm system. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 127, pp.206-216.

Azari, M., Walter, U., Rekers, V., Gu, J.D. and Denecke, M. (2017): 
More than a decade of experience of landfill leachate treatment with a full-scale anammox plant combining activated sludge and activated carbon biofilm. Chemosphere, 174, pp.117-126.

Azari, M., Walter, U., 2 Rekers, V., Denecke, M. (2016): 
Ten-year experience with a full scale anammox plant combining activated sludge with activated carbon biofilm. The 9th Asia-Pacific Landfill Symposium (APLAS2016), November 2016, Hong Kong, China

Azari, M., Lȕbken, M., Denecke, M. (2016): 
multispecies granular biofilm modelling for simultaneous anammox and denitrification processes in batch systems, 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, July 2016, Toulouse, France

Ke, Y.; Azari, M.; Han, P.; Görtz, I.; Ji-Dong Gu, J.-D.; Denecke, M. (2015): 
Microbial community of nitrogen-converting bacteria in anammox granular sludge. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, Volume 103, Pages 105-115.

Neyrisi, S, Mohammadian, S., Jooshesh, Editors of book chapter: J, Azari, M, Zarrineh, N. (2014): 
Evolution of Sanitation and Wastewater Technologies in Iran through the Centuries: Past and Present Chapter 7, IWA Pubishment

Zarrineh, N., and Azari, M. (2014): 
Integrated water resources management in Iran: Environmental, socio-economic, and political review of drought in Lake Urmia. Int J Water Resour, 6(1), 40-48.

Azari, M., Tolessa, O., Bauwens, W. (2013):
Climate change impact studies on water quality, and   quantity of river Zenne in Belgium, 2nd Open symposium of water, June 2013, Brussels, Belgium

Zarrineh, N., Azari M., Van Steenbergen, N. (2013): 
IWRM in Iran: Case Study in Lake Urmia, IWA UK 14th Young Water Professional Conference, April 2013 Darlington, UK.