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Dr Mehdi Khiadani

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5825, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO23.344
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5825  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 5811  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO23.344  



Dr Mehdi Khiadani is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Engineering, ECU. He has several years of experience in the academic and consulting professions both in Australia and overseas. Mehdi industry and research contributions include water resources, hydraulics, water quality and pollution transport.

Dr Khiadani has held position with other universities and leading consultants as follows:

  • 2011-recent: Edith Cowan University, Senior Lecturer
  • 2004-2010: Isfahan University, Iran- Assistant Professor
  • 2002-2004: University of Technology, Sydney- Post-doctoral Researcher
  • 2003-2004: Aecom (Maunsell Australia)- Senior Engineer
  • 2001-2003: Connell Wagner Pty Ltd- Senior Engineer
  • 1998-2000: Parsons Brinckerhoff (PPK Environment & Infrastructure Pty Ltd)

Research Areas and Interests

  • Environmental Hydraulics
  • Water Quality and Pollution Transport
  • Urban Water System

Staff Qualifications

  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), University of Technology, Sydney, 2000 .
  • M (Master Degree), The University of New South Wales, 1994 .
  • B (Bachelor Degree), Iran, 1989 .

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Foroughi, M., Khiadani, M., Amin, MM., Pourzamani, HR., Vahid Dastjerdi, M., (2013), Treatment of synthetic urban runoff using manganese oxide-coated sand in the presence of magnetic field. International Journal of Environmental Health Engineering, 2(1), 5 p., Mumbai, India, DOI: 10.4103/2277-9183.115794.
  • Ziajahromi, S., Khanizadeh, M., Khiadani, M., Daryabeigi Zand, A., Mehrdad, M., (2013), Experimental evaluation of nitrate reduction from water using synthesis nanoscale zero-valent iron (NZVI) under aerobic conditions. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 16(2), 205-209, DOI: 10.5829/idosi.mejsr.2013.16.02.11661.
  • Khiadani, M., Zarrabi, M., Foroughi, M., (2013), Urban runoff treatment using nano-sized iron oxide coated sand with and without magnetic field applying. Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering , 11(1), Article 43, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1186/2052-336X-11-43.
  • Mohammadi-Moghadam, F., Amin, , MM., Khiadani, M., Momenbeik, F., Nourmoradi , H., Hatamipour, MS., (2013), Application of Glycyrrhiza glabra Root as a Novel Adsorbent in the Removal of Toluene Vapors: Equilibrium, Kinetic, and Thermodynamic Study. Journal of Environmental and Public Health, 2013(986083), 7 p., New York, United States, DOI: 10.1155/2013/986083.
  • Nourmoradi, H., Khiadani, M., Nikaeen, M., (2013), Multi-Component Adsorption of Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene from Aqueous Solutions by Montmorillonite Modified with Tetradecyl Trimethyl Ammonium Bromide. Journal of Chemistry, 2013(Article 589354), 10p., United States, DOI: 10.1155/2013/589354.
  • Khiadani, M., Kolivand, R., Ahooghalandari, M., Mohajer, M., (2013), Removal of turbidity from water by dissolved air flotation and conventional sedimentation systems using poly aluminum chloride as coagulant. Desalination and Water Treatment, 52(4-6), 985-989, DOI: 10.1080/19443994.2013.826339.
  • Khiadani, M., Foroughi, MM., Amin, MM., (2013), Improving urban run-off quality using iron oxide nanoparticles with magnetic field. Desalination and Water Treatment, 52(4-6), 678-682, DOI: 10.1080/19443994.2013.826382.
  • Nourmoradia, H., Nikaeena, M., Khiadani, M., (2012), Removal of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene (BTEX) from aqueous solutions by montmorillonite modified with nonionic surfactant: Equilibrium, kinetic and thermodynamic study. Chemical Engineering Journal, 191(2012), 341-348, DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2012.03.029.
  • Taheri, E., Khiadani, M., Amin, MM., Nikaeen, M., Hassanzadeh, A., (2012), Treatment of saline wastewater by a sequencing batch reactor with emphasis on aerobic granule formation. Bioresource Technology, 111(n/a), 21-26, Netherlands.
  • Khiadani, M., Beecham, S., Kandasamy, J., (2012), Turbulence measurements in spatially-varied flow with increasing discharge. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 50(4), 418-426, UK, DOI: 10.1080/00221686.2012.696883.
  • Rahsepar, AR., Khiadani, M., Amin, MM., (2012), Measurement and simulation of dissolved oxygen in Zayandehrood river. International Journal of Environmental Health Engineering, 1(5), 1-5, India, DOI: 10.4103/2277-9183.102376.

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Co-principal Supervisor

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