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Areas of Expertise
Chemical engineering
Separation processes
Supercritical technology
Thermodynamics
Extraction
Biotechnology
Environmental engineering
Research Interests
Fluid phase equilibria
Electro-Fenton
Adsorption
Simulation, modeling and optimization
Education
Ph.D., Universiti Sains Malaysia, School of Chemical Engineering (2010)
M.Sc., Islamic Azad University, South of Tehran Branch, Chemical Engineering Department (2004)
B.Sc., Islamic Azad University, Arak Branch, Petrochemical Engineering Department (2002)
Biography
Dr. Reza Davarnejad was born in 1978 (Arak, Iran). He received his bachelor and master in petrochemical and chemical engineering in Iran in 2002 and 2004, respectively. He was joined Universiti Sains Malaysia (Penang, Malaysia) and he continued his study in chemical engineering (separation processes). He focused on the supercritical technology, thermodynamics and biotechnology. He was awarded PhD. degree in 2010. He was chosen as a top student during his BSc and PhD. He has a lot of publications and research activities. Furthermore, he worked as a process engineer in Shazand Petrochemical Corporation, as a researcher assistant in Universiti Sains Malaysia and as an invited lecturer in several universities. He has been joined the Chemical Engineering Department of Arak University as an assistant professor since 2010. He is presently teaching and researching, there.  Currently, he is as a fixed reviewer and assistant editor in a lot of technical valid journals. He was awarded as a top researcher in Markazi province in 2014-2015.
Awards
Gas Chromatography Application, Intech Publisher, Croatia, 2012 (book editor)
Olefin, Intech Publisher, Croatia, 2016 (book editor)
International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Engineering, 2015 (editor)
Member of Institute of Chemical Engineers (UK), 2007-2010
Member of American Chemical Society (US), 2007-2010
Affiliations
Chemical Engineering Department, Arak University, Arak, Iran
Grants and Contracts Awarded
IRPA grant no: 6012616, 2005, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations, Malaysia.
Landfill leachate treatment by advanced oxidation process, 90/11326, 2011, Arak University, Iran.
Heavy metals removal from aqueous solutions by adsorbent, 92/57, 2012-2013, Arak University, Iran.
Publications & Presentations
1) Kassim, K.M. Davarnejad, R. (2007) Supercritical fluid extraction of binary systems of monoolein, diolein and triolein, using carbon dioxide solvent. Int. J. Chemical Reactor Eng., 5, Article A45.
2) Davarnejad, R. Kassim, K.M., Zainal, A. and Suhairi A. Sata (2008) Supercritical fluid extraction of ?-carotene from crude palm oil using CO2, J. Food Eng., 89, 472-478.
3) Kassim, K.M. Davarnejad, R. Zainal, A. (2008) Phase equilibrium studying for the supercritical fluid extraction process using carbon dioxide solvent with 1.35 mole ratio of octane to ethanol mixture. Chemical Eng. J., 140, 173-182
4) Davarnejad, R. Kassim, K.M. Zainal, A. and Suhairi A. Sata (2008) Mutual solubility study for 94.2: 5.8 of ethanol to octane with supercritical carbon dioxide solvent. J. Chinese Inst. Chemical Engineers, 39, 343-352.
5) Davarnejad, R. Kassim, K.M., Zainal, A. and Suhairi A. Sata (2008) Extraction of fish oil by fractionation through the supercritical carbon dioxide, J. Chemical & Eng. Data, 53, 2128-2132.
6) Davarnejad, R. Kassim, K.M., Zainal, A. and Suhairi A. Sata (2008) Phase equilibrium study of triacylglycerols from crude palm oil using CO2, World Applied Sciences J., 5, 68-75.
7) Davarnejad, R. Kassim, K. M., Zainal, A. and Suhairi A. Sata (2007) Phase equilibrium study in supercritical fluid extraction of ethanol to octane mixture using CO2, Asean J. Chemical Eng., 7, 127-136.
8) Davarnejad, R. Kassim, K.M., Zainal, A. and Suhairi A. Sata, (2009) Thermodynamic model used to predict supercritical carbon dioxide separation of an ethanol-octane mixture: feasibility studies.  Int. J. Thermodynamics, 12, 51-59.
9) Davarnejad, R. Kassim, K.M., Zainal, A. and Suhairi A. Sata, (2009) Solubility of ?-carotene from crude palm oil in high temperature and high pressure CO2, J. Chemical & Eng. Data, 54, 2200-2207.
10) Davarnejad, R. Zainal, A., Suhairi A. Sata, Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Ahmadloo, F. (2010) Mutual solubility study in supercritical fluid extraction of tocopherols from crude palm oil using CO2 solvent in food process, Int. J. Molecular Sciences, 11, 3649-3659.
11) Sotoudeh, S. Pourfallah, G. Barati, A. Davarnejad, R. Aliabadi Farahani, M. Memar, A. (2010) Dynamical modeling and experimental analysis on the swelling behavior of the sIPN hydrogels, Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 49, 10111-10115.
12) ) Barati, A. Sotoudeh, S. Davarnejad, R. Aliabadi Farahani M. (2011) Simulation and experimental analysis of an intelligent tissue for controlled drug delivery, Canadian J. Chem. Eng., 89, 1521-1527.
13) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Morovati Pasand, M. Davarnejad, R. Chisti, Y. (2012) Effects of surfactants on hydrodynamics and mass transfer in a split-cylinder airlift reactor, Canadian J. Chem. Eng.,90, 93-99.
14) Sajjadi, B. Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Davarnejad, R. (2010) Investigation of surfactant effect on the operational characteristics of a packed bed internal loop airlift reactor, World Applied Sciences J. 1004-1014.
15) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Sajjadi, B. Davarnejad, R. Chisti, Y. (2011) Gas-liquid hydrodynamics and mass transfer in aqueous alcohol solutions in a split-cylinder airlift reactor, Chemical Eng. and Tech., 465-474.
16) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Sadeghi, A. Fazlali, A. Davarnejad, R. (2010) Effect of an anionic surfactant on the methane hydrate formation: induction time and stability, World Applied Sciences J. 9, 1121-1128.
17) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Hezaveh, H. Davarnejad, R. (2010) A new model for the thermal conductivity prediction of Al2O3 and CuO nanofluids in water, World Applied Sciences J. 9, 1095-1099.
18) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Ghaderi, E. Davarnejad, R. (2010) Simulation of the transport phenomena during food drying with ohmic heating in a static system, Int. J. Food Eng., 6, Article 13.
19) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Kazemi, S.A. Davarnejad, R. (2011) CFD modelling of heat and mass transfer in the fluidized bed dryer, Trends in Applied Sciences Research, 6, 1-11.
20) Barati, A. Norouzi, H. Sharafoddinzadeh, S. Davarnejad, R. (2010) Swelling kinetics modelling of cationic methacrylamide-based hydrogels, World Applied Sciences J. 11, 1336-1341.
21) Barati, A. Asgari, M. Miri, T. Davarnejad, R. (2010) Chemorheology of poly (methacrylamide-co-acrylic acid) gels crosslinked by chromium (III) ions, World Applied Sciences J. 11, 949-957.
22) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Sajjadi, B. Jafarkhani, M. Davarnejad, R. (2011) Experimental investigation and CFD simulation of turbulence effect on hydrodynamic and mass transfer in a packed bed airlift internal loop reactor, Int. Commun. in Heat and Mass Transfer, 38, 518-524.
23) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Darabi, M. Haddad S.M.H. Davarnejad, R. (2011) Modeling of convective heat transfer of a nanofluid in the developing region of tube flow with computational fluid dynamics, Int. Commun. in Heat and Mass Transfer, 38, 1291-1295.
24) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Davarnejad, R. Ghaderi, E. (2011) Effective parameters consideration in ohmic heating process in two phase static system of bio-particle-liquid, Int. J. Food Eng., 7, Article 16.
25) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Ghaderi, E. Davarnejad, R. (2011) Influence of hydrocolloid concentration, salinity and citric acid addition on heat transfer in the ohmic heating process, Int. J. Food Eng., 7, Article 3.
26) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Mohsenzadeh, E. Ebrahimi Fakhari M. Davarnejad, R. (2012) Effects of surface active agents on hydrodynamics and mass transfer characteristics in a split-cylinder airlift bioreactor with packed bed, Chemical Eng. Research and Design, 90, 899-905.
27) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Sajjadi, B. Davarnejad, R. Sharafoddinzade, S. (2011) Influence of butanol addition on mass transfer and bubble diameter in a split-cylindrical airlift reactor, Indian J. Chemical Tech., 18, 277-283.
28) Sajjadi, B. Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Davarnejad, R. (2011) Investigation of temperature and influent load on nitrifying treatment of using wastewater CFD, Iranica J. Energy & Environment, 2, 8-17.
29) Davarnejad, R. and Moraveji, M. (2010) Prediction of ?-carotene solubility at supercritical conditions using regular solutions theory. Iranica J. Energy & Environment, 1, 116-123.
30) Davarnejad, R. Kassim, K. M., Zainal, A. and Suhairi A. Sata (2008) Supercritical fluid extraction of carotenoid from microalgae with projected thermodynamic models. Int. J. Eng., 21, 117-126.
31) Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Sajjadi, B. Davarnejad, R. (2014) Influence of oil-water ratio on operation of airlift reactor containing petroleum based micro-emulsion, Petrol. Sci. and Tech., 32, 514-520.
32) Sajjadi, B. Keshavarz Moraveji, M. Davarnejad, R. (2011) Investigation of bubble diameter and flow regime between water and dilute aqueous ethanol solutions in an airlift reactor, Front. Chem. Sci. Eng. 5, 194-202.
33) Moraveji, M.K. Jafarkhani, M. Sajjadi, B. Davarnejad, R. (2012) Hydrodynamics and mass transfer of oil-water micro-emulsion in a three-phase internal airlift reactor, Fuel, 97, 197-201.
34) Jafarkhani, M. Moraveji, M.K. Davarnejad, R. Moztarzadeh, F. Mozafari, M. (2012) Three-dimensional simulation of turbulent flow in a membrane tube filled with semi-circular baffles, Desalination, 249, 8-16.
35) Moraveji, M.K. Sajjadi, B. Davarnejad, R. (2012) CFD simulation of hold-up and liquid circulation velocity in a membrane airlift reactor, Theoretical Foundations of Chemical Engineering, 46, 266-273.
36) Moraveji, M.K. Davarnejad, R. (2011) CFD modelling of geometrical parameters effects on the hydrodynamics and mass transfer in an airlift reactor, World Applied Sciences J. 15, 890-898.
37) Mohsenzadeh, E. Moraveji, M.K. Davarnejad, R. (2012) Influence of acetaminophen on gas hold-up, liquid circulation velocity and mass transfer coefficient in a split-cylinder airlift bioreactor, J. Molecular Liquids,173, 113-118.
38) Moraveji, M.K. Darabi, M. Davarnejad, R. (2012) Experimental investigation and CFD simulation of the hydrodynamic and mass transfer characteristics in a split-cylinder airlift reactor containing petroleum-water micro-emulsions, Environmental Eng. and Management J.12, 2357-2370.
39) Sotoudeh, S. Barati, A. Davarnejad, R. (2012) Antibiotic release process from hydrogel nano zeolite composites, Middle East J. Scientific Research, 12, 392-396.
40) Davarnejad, R. Bagheripoor E. Sahraei, A. (2012) CFD simulation of scale influence on the hydrodynamics of an internal loop airlift reactor, Eng., 4, 668-674.
41) Moraveji, M.K. Mohsenzadeh, E. Ebrahimi Fakhari M. and Davarnejad, R. (2013) Hydrodynamics and oxygen mass transfer characteristics of petroleum based micro-emulsions in a packed bed split-cylinder airlift reactor, Brazilian J. Chemical Eng., 30, 541-550.
42) Gharib, J. Moraveji, M.K. and Davarnejad, R. and Malool, M.E. (2013) Hydrodynamics and mass transfer study of aliphatic alcohols in airlift reactors, Chemical Eng. Research and Design, 91, 925-932.
43) Moraveji, M.K. and Davarnejad, R. (2013) Reactor modelling of ethylene Oxychlorination for 1, 2 Dichloroethane production, World Applied Sciences J., 21, 1113-1115.
44) Moraveji, M.K. Hosseini, M. and Davarnejad, R. (2013) CFD modelling of the heat transfer from tube to bed in a fluidized bed, World Applied Sciences J.,21, 1116-1127.
45) Moraveji, M.K. Golkaram, M. and Davarnejad, R. (2013) Effect of CuO nanoparticle on dissolution of methane in water, J. Molecular Liquids, 180, 45-50.
46) Moraveji, M.K. EbrahimiFakhari, M. Mohsenzadeh, E. Davarnejad, R. (2013) Hydrodynamics and oxygen mass transfer in a packed bed split-cylinder airlift reactor containing dilute alcoholic solutions, Heat and Mass Transfer, 49, 11-19.
47) Davarnejad, R. Barati, S. Zakeri, M. (2013) Simulation of convective heat transfer of a nanofluid in a circular tube, Int. J. Eng., 26, 571-576.
48) Davarnejad, R. Eshghipour, R. Abdi, J. Banisharif Dehkordi, F. (2014) CFD modeling of a binary liquid-solid fluidized bed, Middle East J. Scientific Research, 19, 1272-1279.
49) Moraveji, M.K. Davarnejad, R. Farjami, M. (2013) Investigation of some effective parameters on the fluidized bed grain dryers, Iranica J. Energy & Environment, 4, 391-397.
50) Khadij, N. Barati, A. Davarnejad, R. (2013) Investigation of kinetic properties of hydrolyzed polyacrylamide crosslinked by transient metal ligand, J. Scientific & Industrial Research, 72, 669-672.
51) Davarnejad, R. Mohammadi Ardehali, R. (2014) Modeling of TiO2-water nanofluid effect on heat transfer and pressure drop, Int. J. Eng., 27, 195-202.
52) Ebrahimi Fakhari, M. Moraveji, M.K. Davarnejad, R. (2014) Hydrodynamics and mass transfer of oily micro-emulsions in an external loop airlift reactor, Chinese J. Chemical Eng., 22, 267-273.
53) Davarnejad, R. Moraveji, M.K. Pirhadi, M. Mohammadi, M. (2014) Simulation of landfill leachate treatment using electro-Fenton technique, Water Science & Technology, 69.2, 343-349.
54) Davarnejad, R. Barati, S. Kooshki, M. (2013) CFD simulation of the effect of particle size on the nanofluids convective heat transfer in the developed region in a circular tube, SpringerPlus, 2:192, 1-6.
55) Mosmeri, H. Pirhadi, M. Davarnejad, R. (2013) A review on the micro reactors and their new control methods, Farayandno (in Persian), 38, 39-52.
56) Moraveji, M.K. Golkaram, M. Davarnejad, R. Mahdieh, M. (2013) Biosynthesized silver nanofluid effect on methane dissolution in water, J. Molecular Liquids, 184, 1-3.
57) Davarnejad, R. Azizi, J. Azizi, J. (2014) Prediction of gas hydrate formation using HYSYS software, Int. J. Eng., 27, 1325-1330.
58) Davarnejad, R. Rahimi, B. Noei Baghban, S.H. Asgarpour Khansary, M. Hallaji Sani, A. (2014) Development of a thermodynamic model for hydrogen and hydrogen containing mixtures, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 382, 1-9.
59) Davarnejad, R. Mohammadi, M. Ismail, A.F. (2014) Petrochemical wastewater treatment by electro-Fenton process using Aluminum and Iron electrodes: Statistical comparison, J. Water Process Eng., 3, 18-25.
60) Davarnejad, R. Arpanahzadeh, Sh. Karimi, A. Pirhadi, M. (2015) Landfill leachate treatment using an electrochemical technique: an optimized process, Int. J. Eng., 28, 7-15.
61) Davarnejad, R. Niza, N.M. Arpanahzadeh, S. Zakeri, M. (2014) Mass transfer study in supercritical fluid extraction of ?-carotene from crude palm oil using CO2 in a bubbler extractor: Mass transfer study, Iranian J. Chemistry and Chemical Eng., 33, 79-87.
62) Davarnejad, R. Pirhadi, M. Mohammadi, M. Arpanahzadeh, S. (2014) Numerical analysis of petroleum refinery wastewater treatment using electro-Fenton process, Chem. Prod. Process Model., 10, 11-16.
63) Davarnejad, R. Sahraei, A. (2015) Industrial wastewater treatment using an electrochemical technique: an optimized process, Desalination and Water Treatment, 1-13.
64) Davarnejad, R. Jamshidzadeh, M. (2015) CFD modeling of heat transfer performance of MgO-water nanofluid under turbulent flow, Eng. Science and Technol., In Press.
65) Davarnejad, R. Moraveji, M.K. (2015) Integral technique for evaluation and optimization of Ni (II) ions adsorption onto regenerated cellulose using response surface methodology, Arabian J. Chemistry, In Press.
66) Marandi, M. Pirhadi, M. Davarnejad, R. (2015) Facile modified cyclic electrophoretic deposition of hydrothermally prepared TiO2 nanocrystals and their application in dye sensitized solar cells, J. Alloys and Compounds, 646, 264-270.
67) Salehi, E. Davarnejad, R. Madaeni, S.S. (2015) Kinetic-based long time correlations for dialysis permeation through thin nanocomposite membrane adsorbents, J. Iranian Chemical Society, 12, 2125-2132.
68) Davarnejad, R. Panahi, P. (2016) Cu(II) and Ni(II) removal from aqueous solutions by adsorption on Henna and optimization of effective parameters by using the response surface methodology, J. Ind. Eng. Chem., 33, 270-275.
69) Davarnejad, R. Panahi, P. (2016) Cu (II) removal from aqueous wastewaters by adsorption on the modified Henna with Fe3O4 nanoparticles using response surface methodology, Sep. Pur. Technol., 158, 286-292.
70) Davarnejad, R. Kheiri, M. (2015) Numerical comparison of turbulent heat transfer and flow characteristics of SiO2/Water Nanofluid within helically corrugated tubes and plain tube, Int. J. Eng., 10, 1408-1414.
71) Davarnejad, R. Azizi, J. (2016) Alcoholic wastewater treatment using electro-Fenton technique modified by Fe2O3 nanoparticles, J. Environmental Chem. Eng.,4, 2342-2349.
72) Pirhadi, M. Feshki, S. Marandi, M. Davarnejad, R. (2016) Fabrication of dye sensitized solar cells with a double layer photoanode, J. Nanostract., 6, 29-34.
73) Davarnejad, R. Hosseinitabar, P. (2016) Application of iron electrode in textile industry wastewater treatment using electro-Fenton technique: Experimental and statistical study, Int. J. Eng., 29, 886-896.
74) Davarnejad, R. Nikseresht, M. (2016) Dairy wastewater treatment using an electrochemical method: Experimental and statistical study, J. Electroanalytical Chemistry, 775, 364-373.
75) Davarnejad, R. (2009) Mutual solubility study in supercritical extraction of monoolein using CO2 solvent: Regular solution equations. Chemeca, September 27-30, Perth, Australia.
76) Kassim, K.M. and Davarnejad, R. (2006) Mutual solubilities prediction for some oils derivatives with supercritical and slightly sub critical carbon dioxide. 1st International Conference on Environment. November 13-15, Penang, Malaysia.
77) Kassim, K.M. and Davarnejad, R. (2007) Regular solution theory used for the prediction of supercritical extraction of aromatic contaminations for the purification of water stream with carbon dioxide. World Engineering Congress, August 5-9, Penang, Malaysia.
78) Davarnejad, R. Zainal, A. Kassim, K.M. and Suhairi A. Sata. (2008) Mutual solubility model associated with Gibbs function used for the prediction of supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of phenol from wastewater. 2th International Conference for Young Chemists, 18-20 June, Penang, Malaysia.
79) Kassim, K.M. and Davarnejad, R. (2006) Supercritical fluid extraction of carbon dioxide solvent used with different ratios of ethanol + octane Systems. 20th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers, December 19-21, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
80) Kassim, K.M. and Davarnejad, R. (2007) Thermodynamic model used to predict supercritical CO2 extraction of benzene contaminate from water. 1st International Conference on Sustainable Materials, June 9-11, Penang, Malaysia.
81) Kassim, K.M. and Davarnejad, R. (2007) Thermodynamic model used to predict supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of organic contaminants from water stream. 3rd Conference for the International Congress of Chemistry and Environment, November 18-20, Kuwait.
82) Moraveji, M.K. Sajjadi, B. Davarnejad, R. (2010) Hydrodynamics and mass transfer coefficient in a split-cylindrical airlift bioreactor containing oil-in-water micro-emulsions. International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Applications, September 10-12, Singapore.
83) Kassim, K.M. and Davarnejad, R. (2007) Phase equilibria mutual solubility prediction for compound gas (propane) with hydrocarbon binary systems (for LNG and LPG processes) using regular solution theory. 21th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers, December 12-14, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
84) Kassim, K.M. Zainal, A. and Davarnejad, R. (2007) Regular solution theory model used to predict supercritical CO2 extraction of p-chlorophenol contaminate from water stream. Malaysia-Japan International Symposium on Advanced Technology, November 12-15, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
85) Kassim, K.M. Suhairi, A. S. and Davarnejad, R. (2007) Regular solution theory model used to predict supercritical CO2 extraction of cresol contaminate from water stream, 2th Regional Conference on Ecological and Environmental Modeling, August 28-30, Penang, Malaysia.
86) Davarnejad, R. Kassim, K.M., Zainal, A. and Suhairi A. Sata, (2008) Phase equilibrium data study with carbon dioxide solvent for 80.52: 19.48 of ethanol+octane mixture at elevated pressure, International Conference on Environment, December 15-17, Penang, Malaysia.
87) Davarnejad, R. Manteghian, M. and Moghadassi, A. R., (2008) Mass transfer study on phosphoric acid transfer between aqueous to organic phases in a spray column. 2th International Conference for Young Chemists, 18-20 June, Penang, Malaysia.
88) Davarnejad, R. and Moraveji, M. (2010) Supercritical fluid extraction of fish oil using CO2 solvent. 13th Asia Pacific Confederation Chemical Engineering Congress, 5-8 October, Taipei, Taiwan.
89) Davarnejad, R. Niza, N.M. Kassim, K.M. Sata, S.A. Ahmad, Z. Lee, K.T. Moraveji, M.K. (2011) Mass transfer study in supercritical fluid extraction of ?-carotene from crude palm oil using CO2 in a bubbler extractor. 2th International Chemical and Environmental Engineering Conference, 21-23 December, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
90) Davarnejad, R. (2012) Mutual solubility of monoolein in CO2 solvent: Regular solution equations. 1st International Conference of Chemical, Environment and Energy, 21-23 September, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
91) Pirhadi, M. Marandi, M. Naeimi sani sabet, M. Davarnejad, R. Electrophoretic deposition of hydrothermally prepared TiO2 nanocrystals and their application in dye sensitized solar cells, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Nanostructures, 6-9 March 2014, Kish Island, Iran.
92) Behfar, R. Davarnejad, R. Moradi, S. CFD Simulation and evaluation of cooling tower cement industry.  Proceedings of the 15th Iranian National Chemical Engineering Congress (IChEC 2015), 17-19 Feb 2015, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.
93) Naseri, M. Davarnejad, R. Moraveji, M.K. Fazlali, A.  Numerical simulation of optimum conditions in crude oil upgrading sonoreactor. 3rd International Conference on New Approaches in Science, Engineering and Technology, 9-10 Dec 2015, Dubai.
 
Reza Davarnejad
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
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Faculty of Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering