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Associate Professor Amir Razmjou

Associate Professor

Staff Member Details
Email: amir.razmjou@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO23.344  
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3554-5129

Associate Professor Amir Razmjou is the Board Director of the Membrane Society of Australasia (MSA) since 2021, Founder and leader of the Mineral Recovery Research Centre at ECU, Western Australia, Perth. He has several Editorla role induing Associate Editor of Desalination and Water Treatment, and editorial board member of the Journal of Desalination, and he Journal of Water Process Engineering (JWPE).

Having over 15 years of passion to create innovations for a sustainable future, Assoc Prof Razmjou has multidisciplinary skills and experience in research and technology development, chemical process transformation, entrepreneurship and commercialization. His diverse multi-industry background covers metal extraction and resource recovery, desalination, water treatment and recycling, energy storage, sensors and education. Dr Amir is a well-recognised academic and a world-class independent research leader in resource recovery (lithium) and its industry process transformation.

Amir has strong leadership skills and extensive mentoring experience, clearly demonstrated in his portfolio through various achievements such as awards, supervision of more than 20 postgraduates, and leadership roles in collaborations. He has an impressive academic record with over 190 peer-reviewed publications in top-tier journals, receiving more than 9,490 citations, and possessing an h-index of 49 and an i10-index of 135, according to Google Scholar as of March 2024. Additionally, he has authored two books and contributed four book chapters to respected journals.

In 2014, he was announced as a Finalist in the Australian Museum's Eureka Awards due to his contribution to desalination using hydrogel-assisted FO technology (2014, ANSTO Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology).

Amir was awarded the prestigious 2021 University of Technology Sydney Chancellor’s Research Fellowship. He has also received the WA Innovation Fellowships for 2022-23, a program initiated by the Western Australian government, to support the development of a Li-patch. As the lead or single CI, he received more than ~ AUD 1 million in research funding and an additional AUD 7 million as a Co-CI.

Research areas and interests

  • Metal extraction and resource recovery
  • Direct Lithium Extraction Technologies
  • Ion-selective membranes
  • Material discovery using artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Sensors
  • Controlled resale of ionic drugs
  • PFAS removal technologies

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, School of Chemical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, 2012.
  • Bachelor of Science, Petroleum University of Technology, Iran, 2007.
  • Master of Science, Chemical Engineering Faculty, Iran, 2006.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Boroumand, Y., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2024). Adsorption-type aluminium-based direct lithium extraction: The effect of heat, salinity and lithium content. Desalination, 577(2024), article number 117406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2024.117406.
  • Farahbakhsh, J., Arshadi, F., Mofidi, Z., Mohseni-Dargah, M., Kök, C., Assefi, M., Soozanipour, A., Zargar, M., Asadnia, M., Boroumand, Y., Presser, V., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2024). Direct lithium extraction: A new paradigm for lithium production and resource utilization. Desalination, 575(2024), article number 117249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2023.117249.
  • Jalalifar, S., Belford, A., Erfani, E., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Abbassi, R., Mohseni-Dargah, M., Asadnia, M. (2024). Enhancing Water Safety: Exploring Recent Technological Approaches for Drowning Detection. Sensors, 24(2), article number 331. https://doi.org/10.3390/s24020331.
  • Farahbakhsh, J., Golgoli, M., Najafi Arani, M., Haeri, Z., Khiadani, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Zargar, M. (2024). An innovative NH2-UiO-66/NH2-MIL-125 MOF-on-MOF structure to improve the performance and antifouling properties of ultrafiltration membranes. Separation and Purification Technology, 353(2025), article number 128273. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2024.128273.
  • Kianrad, A., Najafi Arani, M., Hasani, K., Zargar, M., Erfani, E., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2024). Investigating the impact of company announcements on stock prices: an application of machine learning on Australian lithium market. Mineral Economics, 37(1), 163-172. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13563-024-00428-z.
  • Shirani, E., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M., Nordon, RE., Inglis, DW. (2024). Surface Modification of Polystyrene with Boronic Acid for Immunoaffinity-Based Cell Enrichment. Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 40(8), 4361-4372. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.3c03644.
  • Mohamed Hijaz, H., Zargar, M., Shafieian Dastjerdi, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Khiadani, M. (2024). Experimental investigation of varying design parameters on the production rate and temperature polarisation of a DCMD system. Journal of Membrane Science, 698(2024), article number 122603. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2024.122603.
  • Farahbakhsh, J., Golgoli, M., Khiadani, M., Najafi Arani, M., Suwaileh, W., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Zargar, M. (2024). Recent advances in surface tailoring of thin film forward osmosis membranes: A review. Chemosphere, 346(2024), article number 140493. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.140493.
  • Farahbakhsh, J., Najafi Arani, M., Golgoli, M., Haeri, Z., Khiadani, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Zargar, M. (2024). Dual modification of reverse osmosis membranes with NH2-MIL-125 and functionalised multiwalled carbon nanotubes for enhanced nanoplastic removal. Chemosphere, 361(2024), article number 142401. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2024.142401.
  • Farahbakhsh, J., Golgoli, M., Khiadani, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Zargar, M. (2024). Microplastics fouling mitigation in forward osmosis membranes by the molecular assembly of sulfobetaine zwitterion. Desalination, 575(2024), article number 117300. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2024.117300.
  • Mohamed Hijaz, H., Zargar, M., Shafieian Dastjerdi, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Khiadani, M. (2024). Beyond the surface: Understanding temperature polarisation in DCMD membranes through varied operational parameters. Separation and Purification Technology, 350(2024), article number 127978. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2024.127978.

Book Chapters

Journal Articles

  • Golmohammadi, M., Musavi, SF., Habibi, M., Maleki, R., Golgoli, M., Zargar, M., Dumee, LF., Baroutian, S., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2023). Dynamics Of Three-Dimensional Stepped Cracks, Bistability, And Their Transition To Simple Cracks. Separation and Purification Technology, 309(2023), article number 122906. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2022.122906.
  • Aghababaie, M., Foroushani, ES., Changani, Z., Gounani, Z., Mobarakeh, MS., Hadady, H., Khedri, M., Maleki, R., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2023). Recent Advances In The Development Of Enzymatic Paper-Based Microfluidic Biosensors. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 226(2023), article number 115131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2023.115131.
  • Golgoli, M., Farahbakhsh, J., Asif, A., Khiadani, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Johns, ML., Zargar, M. (2023). Harnessing The Power Of Metal-Organic Frameworks To Develop Microplastic Fouling Resistant Forward Osmosis Membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, 682(2023), article number 121766. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2023.121766.
  • Golgoli, M., Sen, TK., Khiadani, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Johns, ML., Zargar, M. (2023). Synergistic Effects Of Microplastics And Organic Foulants On The Performance Of Forward Osmosis Membranes. Chemosphere, 311(2023), article number 136906. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.136906.
  • Sohrabi, H., Ghasemzadeh, S., Shakib, S., Majidi, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Yoon, Y., Khataee, A. (2023). Metal-Organic Framework-Based Biosensing Platforms for the Sensitive Determination of Trace Elements and Heavy Metals: A Comprehensive Review. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 62(11), 4611-4627. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.2c03011.
  • Haghshenas, Y., Wong, WP., Gunawan, D., Khataee, A., Keyikoğlu, R., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Kumar, PV., Toe, CY., Masood, H., Amal, R., Sethu, V., Teoh, WY. (2023). Predicting the rates of photocatalytic hydrogen evolution over cocatalyst-deposited TiO2 using machine learning with active photon flux as a unifying feature. EES Catalysis, 2(2), 612-623. https://doi.org/10.1039/d3ey00246b.
  • Bashiri, A., Sufali, A., Golmohammadi, M., Mohammadi, A., Maleki, R., Jamal Sisi, A., Khataee, A., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2023). Unveiling the Mechanisms of Catalytic CO2 Electroreduction through Machine Learning. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2023(2023), TBD. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.3c02698.
  • Raggam, S., Mohammad, M., Choo, Y., Naidu, G., Zargar, M., Shon, HK., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2023). Advances In Metal Organic Framework (Mof)-Based Membranes And Adsorbents For Lithium-Ion Extraction. Separation and Purification Technology, 307(2023), article number 122628. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2022.122628.
  • Mousavi, S., Ejeian, F., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Nasr-Esfahani, M. (2023). In vivo evaluation of bone regeneration using ZIF8-modified polypropylene membrane in rat calvarium defects. Journal of Clinical Periodontology, 50(10), 1390-1405. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpe.13855.
  • Maleki, R., Khedri, M., Mehdizadeh Chellehbari, Y., Golmohammadi, M., Rezvantalab, S., Cha-Umpong, W., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2023). Mechanistic Engineering of Highly Selective COF-OEt/PSS on the HKUST-1/PSS Membrane for Lithium-Ion Extraction. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 62(44), 18612-18620. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.3c02354.
  • Karbassiyazdi, E., Altaee, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Samal, AK., Khabbaz, H. (2023). Gravity-driven composite cellulose acetate/activated carbon aluminium-based hydrogel membrane for landfill wastewater treatment. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 200(2023), 682-692. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cherd.2023.11.008.
  • Tonnah, RK., Chai, M., Abdollahzadeh, M., Xiao, H., Mohammad, M., Hosseini, E., Zakertabrizi, M., Jarrahbashi, D., Asadi, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M. (2023). Bioinspired Angstrom-Scale Heterogeneous Mof-On-Mof Membrane For Osmotic Energy Harvesting. ACS Nano, 2023(Article in Press), TBD. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.3c01924.
  • Xiao, H., Chai, M., Hosseini, A., Korayem, A., Abdollahzadeh, M., Ahmadi, H., Chen, V., Gore, D., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2023). UiO-66-(COONa)2 membrane with programmable ionic channels for lithium ion-selective transport. Journal of Membrane Science, 670(TBD), article number 121312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2022.121312.
  • Mousavi, SZ., Shadman, HR., Habibi, M., Didandeh, M., Nikzad, A., Golmohammadi, M., Maleki, R., Suwaileh, WA., Khataee, A., Zargar, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2023). Elucidating The Sorption Mechanisms Of Environmental Pollutants Using Molecular Simulation. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 62(8), 3373-3393. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.2c02333.
  • Behnam, P., Zargar, M., Shafieian Dastjerdi, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Khiadani, M. (2023). Harnessing the power of neural networks for the investigation of solar-driven membrane distillation systems under the dynamic operation mode. Solar Energy, 261(2023), 63-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2023.06.007.
  • Afsari, M., Li, Q., Karbassiyazdi, E., Shon, HK., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Tijing, LD. (2023). Electrospun Nanofiber Composite Membranes For Geothermal Brine Treatment With Lithium Enrichment Via Membrane Distillation. Chemosphere, 318(2023), article number 137902. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.137902.
  • Karbassiyazdi, E., Kasula, M., Modak, S., Pala, J., Kalantari, M., Altaee, A., Esfahani, MR., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2023). A Juxtaposed Review On Adsorptive Removal Of Pfas By Metal-Organic Frameworks (Mofs) With Carbon-Based Materials, Ion Exchange Resins, And Polymer Adsorbents. Chemosphere, 311(2023), article number 136933. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.136933.
  • Karbassiyazdi, E., Altaee, A., Ibrar, I., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Alsaka, L., Ganbat, N., Malekizadeh, A., Ghobadi, R., Khabbaz, H. (2023). Fabrication of carbon-based hydrogel membrane for landfill leachate wastewater treatment. Desalination, 564(2023), Article number 116783. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2023.116783.

Journal Articles

  • Golmohammadi, M., Habibi, M., Rezvantalab, S., Mehdizadeh Chellehbari, Y., Maleki, R., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2022). Mechanism Understanding of Li-ion Separation Using A Perovskite-Based Membrane. Membranes, 12(11), article number 1042. https://doi.org/10.3390/membranes12111042.
  • Jalalifar, S., Kashizadeh, A., Mahmood, I., Belford, A., Drake, N., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M. (2022). A Smart Multi-Sensor Device to Detect Distress in Swimmers. Sensors, 22(3), article number 1059. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22031059.
  • Abolpour Moshizi, S., Moradi, H., Wu, S., Han, Z., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M. (2022). Biomimetic Ultraflexible Piezoresistive Flow Sensor Based on Graphene Nanosheets and PVA Hydrogel. Advanced Materials Technologies, 7(1), article number 2100783. https://doi.org/10.1002/admt.202100783.
  • Abdollahzadeh, M., Chai, M., Hosseini, E., Zakertabrizi, M., Mohammad, M., Ahmadi, H., Hou, J., Lim, S., Habibnejad Korayem, A., Chen, V., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2022). Designing Angstrom-Scale Asymmetric MOF-on-MOF Cavities for High Monovalent Ion Selectivity. Advanced Materials, 34(9), article number 2107878. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202107878.
  • Siekierka, A., Bryjak, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Kujawski, W., Nikoloski, A., Dumée, L. (2022). Electro‐Driven Materials and Processes for Lithium Recovery—A Review. Membranes, 12(3), article number 343. https://doi.org/10.3390/membranes12030343.
  • Abdollahzadeh, M., Bayatsarmadi, B., Vepsäläinen, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M. (2022). Highly stable Li+ selective electrode with metal-organic framework as ion-to-electron transducer. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical: international journal devoted to research and development of physical and chemical transducers, 350(1 January 2022), article number 130799. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2021.130799.
  • Soozanipour, A., Taheri-Kafrani, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M. (2022). Hyaluronidase enzyme conjugated polyamidoamine dendrimer: An efficient and stable nanobiocatalyst for enzymatic degradation of hyaluronic acid. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 349(1 March 2022), article number 118111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2021.118111.
  • Asadniaye Fardjahromi, M., Nazari, H., Ahmadi Tafti, S., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Mukhopadhyay, S., Warkiani, M. (2022). Metal-organic framework-based nanomaterials for bone tissue engineering and wound healing. Materials Today Chemistry, 23(March 2022), article number 100670. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtchem.2021.100670.
  • Hossain, S., Ibrahim, I., Choo, Y., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Naidu, G., Tijing, L., Kim, J., Shon, H. (2022). Preparation of effective lithium-ion sieve from sludge-generated TiO2. Desalination, 525(1 March 2022), article number 115491. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2021.115491.
  • Bashiri, A., Nikzad, A., Maleki, R., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2022). Rare Earth Elements Recovery Using Selective Membranes via Extraction and Rejection. Membranes, 12(1), article number 80. https://doi.org/10.3390/membranes12010080.
  • Orooji, Y., Nezafat, Z., Nasrollahzadeh, M., Shafiei, N., Afsari, M., Pakzad, K., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2022). Recent advances in nanomaterial development for lithium ion-sieving technologies. Desalination, 529(1 May 2022), article number 115624. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2022.115624.
  • Ghasemi, M., Khedri, M., Didandeh, M., Taheri, M., Ghasemy, E., Maleki, R., Shon, H., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2022). Removal of Pharmaceutical Pollutants from Wastewater Using 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks (COFs): An in Silico Engineering Study. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 61(25), 8809-8820. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.2c00924.
  • Abolpour Moshizi, S., Pastras, C., Sharma, R., Parvez Mahmud, M., Ryan, R., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M. (2022). Recent advancements in bioelectronic devices to interface with the peripheral vestibular system. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 214(2022), article number 114521. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2022.114521.
  • Yu, H., Naidu, G., Zhang, C., Wang, C., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Han, D., He, T., Shon, H. (2022). Metal-based adsorbents for lithium recovery from aqueous resources. Desalination, 539(2022), article number 115951. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2022.115951.
  • Xiao, H., Chai, M., Abdollahzadeh, M., Ahmadi, H., Chen, V., Gore, D., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2022). A lithium ion selective membrane synthesized from a double layered Zrbased metalorganic framework (MOF-on-MOF) thin film. Desalination, 532(15 June 2022), article number 115733. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2022.115733.
  • Karbassiyazdi, E., Fattahi, F., Yousefi, N., Tahmassebi, A., Taromi, A., Manzari, J., Gandomi, A., Altaee, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2022). XGBoost model as an efficient machine learning approach for PFAS removal: Effects of material characteristics and operation conditions. Environmental Research, 215(December 2022), Article number 114286. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2022.114286.
  • Maleki, R., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2022). Artificial Intelligence-Based Material Discovery For Clean Energy Future. Advanced Intelligent Systems, 4(10), article number 2200073. https://doi.org/10.1002/aisy.202200073.
  • Mokarian, P., Bakhshayeshi, I., Taghikhah, F., Boroumand, Y., Erfani, E., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2022). The advanced design of bioleaching process for metal recovery: A machine learning approach. Separation and Purification Technology, 291(2022), article number 120919. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2022.120919.
  • Maleki, R., Shams, S., Chellehbari, Y., Rezvantalab, S., Jahromi, A., Asadnia, M., Abbassi, R., Aminabhavi, T., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2022). Materials discovery of ion-selective membranes using artificial intelligence. Communications Chemistry, 5(1), article number 132. https://doi.org/10.1038/s42004-022-00744-x.
  • Park, M., Akther, N., Phuntsho, S., Naidu, G., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., An, A., Shon, H. (2022). Development of highly permeable self-standing nanocomposite sulfonated poly ether ketone membrane using covalent organic frameworks. Desalination, 538(2022), article number 115935. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2022.115935.
  • Ahmadi, H., Zakertabrizi, M., Hosseini, E., Cha-Umpong, W., Abdollahzadeh, M., Korayem, A., Chen, V., Shon, H., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2022). Heterogeneous asymmetric passable cavities within graphene oxide nanochannels for highly efficient lithium sieving. Desalination, 538(2022), article number 115888. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2022.115888.
  • Khalili, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Shafiei, R., Shahavi, M., Li, M., Orooji, Y. (2022). High durability of food due to the flow cytometry proved antibacterial and antifouling properties of TiO2 decorated nanocomposite films. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 168(2022), article number 113291. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2022.113291.

Journal Articles

  • Le, T., Chen, X., Dong, H., Tarpeh, W., Perea-Cachero, A., Coronas, J., Martin, S., Mohammad, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Esfahani, A., Koutahzadeh, N., Cheng, P., Kidambi, P., Esfahani, M. (2021). An Evolving Insight into Metal Organic Framework-Functionalized Membranes for Water and Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 60(19), 6869-6907. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.1c00543.
  • Fetanat, M., Keshtiara, M., Keyikoglu, R., Khataee, A., Daiyan, R., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). Machine learning for design of thin-film nanocomposite membranes. Separation and Purification Technology, 270(1 September 2021), article number 118383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2021.118383.
  • Chai, M., Moradi, S., Erfani, E., Asadnia, M., Chen, V., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). Application of Machine Learning Algorithms to Estimate Enzyme Loading, Immobilization Yield, Activity Retention, and Reusability of Enzyme-Metal-Organic Framework Biocatalysts. Chemistry of Materials, 33(22), 8666-8676. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c02476.
  • Chai, M., Razavi Bazaz, S., Daiyan, R., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Ebrahimi Warkiani, M., Amal, R., Chen, V. (2021). Biocatalytic micromixer coated with enzyme-MOF thin film for CO2 conversion to formic acid. Chemical Engineering Journal, 426(2021), article number 130856. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.130856.
  • Cha-Umpong, W., Li, Q., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V. (2021). Concentrating brine for lithium recovery using GO composite pervaporation membranes. Desalination, 500(15 March 2021), article number 114894. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2020.114894.
  • Amiri, H., Khosravi, M., Ejeian, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). Designing Ion-Selective Membranes for Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries. Advanced Materials Technologies, 6(10), article number 2001308. https://doi.org/10.1002/admt.202001308.
  • Bradford-Hartke, Z., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Gregory, L. (2021). Factors affecting phosphorus recovery as struvite: Effects of alternative magnesium sources. Desalination, 504(2021), article number 114949. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2021.114949.
  • Nankali, M., Einalou, Z., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). High-Sensitivity 3D ZIF-8/PDA Photonic Crystal-Based Biosensor for Blood Component Recognition. ACS Applied Bio Materials, 4(2), 1958-1968. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsabm.0c01586.
  • Zakertabrizi, M., Hosseini, E., Habibnejad Korayem, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). Hydrous Proton Transfer through Graphene Interlayer: An Extraordinary Mechanism under Magnifier. Advanced Materials Technologies, 6(10), article number 2001049. https://doi.org/10.1002/admt.202001049.
  • Ahmadi, H., Hosseini, E., Cha-Umpong, W., Abdollahzadeh, M., Korayem, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V., Asadnia, M. (2021). Incorporation of Natural Lithium-Ion Trappers into Graphene Oxide Nanosheets. Advanced Materials Technologies, 6(10), article number 2000665. https://doi.org/10.1002/admt.202000665.
  • Zakertabrizi, M., Hosseini, E., Korayem, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Fane, A., Chen, V. (2021). Insight from perfectly selective and ultrafast proton transport through anhydrous asymmetrical graphene oxide membranes under Grotthuss mechanism. Journal of Membrane Science, 618(15 January 2021), article number 118735. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2020.118735.
  • Chai, M., Ye, Y., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V. (2021). Insights into the mass transfer improvement of a submerged forward osmosis system with vibration-induced shear enhancement. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 60(3), 1375-1386. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.0c05316.
  • Soozanipour, A., Sohrabi, H., Abazar, F., Khataee, A., Noorbakhsh, A., Asadnia, M., Taheri-Kafrani, A., Majidi, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). Ion Selective Nanochannels: From Critical Principles to Sensing and Biosensing Applications. Advanced Materials Technologies, 6(10), article number 2000765. https://doi.org/10.1002/admt.202000765.
  • Ejeian, M., Grant, A., Shon, H., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). Is lithium brine water?. Desalination, 518(15 December 2021), article number 115169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2021.115169.
  • Moazzam, P., Boroumand, Y., Rabiei, P., Baghbaderani, S., Mokarian, P., Mohagheghian, F., Mohammed, L., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). Lithium bioleaching: An emerging approach for the recovery of Li from spent lithium ion batteries. Chemosphere, 277(August 2021), article number 130196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.130196.
  • Abdollahzadeh, M., Hosseini, E., Ahmadi, H., Lim, S., Korayem, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M. (2021). Low humid transport of anions in layered double hydroxides membranes using polydopamine coating. Journal of Membrane Science, 624(15 April 2021), article number 118974. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2020.118974.
  • Orooji, Y., Movahedi, A., Liu, Z., Asadnia, M., Ghasali, E., Ganjkhanlou, Y., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Karimi-Maleh, H., Kiadeh, N. (2021). Luminescent film: Biofouling investigation of tetraphenylethylene blended polyethersulfone ultrafiltration membrane. Chemosphere, 267(March 2021), article number 128871. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128871.
  • Fetanat, M., Keshtiara, M., Low, Z., Keyikoglu, R., Khataee, A., Orooji, Y., Chen, V., Leslie, G., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). Machine Learning for Advanced Design of Nanocomposite Ultrafiltration Membranes. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 60(14), 5236-5250. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.0c05446.
  • Ejeian, F., Haghani, E., Nasr-Esfahani, M., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V. (2021). Mechanobiology of Dental Pulp Stem Cells at the Interface of Aqueous-Based Fabricated ZIF8 Thin Film. ACS Applied Bio Materials, 4(6), 4885-4895. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsabm.1c00189.
  • Chai, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V. (2021). Metal-organic-framework protected multi-enzyme thin-film for the cascade reduction of CO2 in a gas-liquid membrane contactor. Journal of Membrane Science, 623(1 April 2021), article number 118986. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2020.118986.
  • Cha-Umpong, W., Mayyas, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V. (2021). Modification of GO-based pervaporation membranes to improve stability in oscillating temperature operation. Desalination, 516(15 November 2021), article number 115215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2021.115215.
  • Merhebi, S., Mohammad, M., Mayyas, M., Abbasi, R., Zhang, C., Cai, S., Centurion, F., Xie, W., Cao, Z., Tang, J., Rahim, M., Zhang, J., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Leslie, G., Kalantar-Zadeh, K., Tang, J., Allioux, F. (2021). Post-transition metal/polymer composites for the separation and sensing of alkali metal ions. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 9(35), 19854-19864. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1ta02664j.
  • Abbasi Kajani, A., Haghjooy Javanmard, S., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). Recent Advances in Nanomaterials Development for Nanomedicine and Cancer. ACS Applied Bio Materials, 4(8), 5908-5925. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsabm.1c00591.
  • Sharma, R., Geranpayehvaghei, M., Ejeian, F., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M. (2021). Recent advances in polymeric nanostructured ion selective membranes for biomedical applications. Talanta, 235(1 December 2021), article number 122815. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2021.122815.
  • Foorginezhad, S., Mohseni-Dargah, M., Firoozirad, K., Aryai, V., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Abbassi, R., Garaniya, V., Beheshti, A., Asadnia, M. (2021). Recent Advances in Sensing and Assessment of Corrosion in Sewage Pipelines. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 147(March 2021), 192-213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psep.2020.09.009.
  • Taheri-Kafrani, A., Kharazmi, S., Nasrollahzadeh, M., Soozanipour, A., Ejeian, F., Etedali, P., Mansouri-Tehrani, H., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Yek, S., Varma, R. (2021). Recent developments in enzyme immobilization technology for high-throughput processing in food industries. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 61(19), 3160-3196. https://doi.org/10.1080/10408398.2020.1793726.
  • Khedri, M., Maleki, R., Khiavi, S., Ghasemi, M., Ghasemy, E., Jahromi, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). Removal of phenazopyridine as a pharmacological contaminant using nanoporous metal/covalent-organic frameworks (MOF/COF) adsorbent. Applied Materials Today, 25(December 2021), article number 101196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmt.2021.101196.
  • Foorginezhad, S., Mohseni-Dargah, M., Falahati, Z., Abbassi, R., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M. (2021). Sensing advancement towards safety assessment of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Journal of Power Sources, 489(31 March 2021), article number 229450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2021.229450.
  • Arshadi, F., Mohammad, M., Hosseini, E., Ahmadi, H., Asadnia, M., Orooji, Y., Korayem, A., Noorbakhsh, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). The effect of D-spacing on the ion selectivity performance of MXene membrane. Journal of Membrane Science, 639(1 December 2021), article number 119752. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2021.119752.
  • Fardjahromi, M., Ejeian, F., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Vesey, G., Mukhopadhyay, S., Derakhshan, A., Warkiani, M. (2021). Enhancing osteoregenerative potential of biphasic calcium phosphates by using bioinspired ZIF8 coating. Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications, 123(April 2021), article number 111972. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2021.111972.
  • Bakhtiarvand Bakhtiari, A., Mohammadi, B., Moazzam, P., Didehroshan, D., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2021). An Evolving Insight into the Progress of Material Design for Membrane-Based Electrochemical Lithium Ion Detection. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 8(19), article number 2100571. https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.202100571.

Journal Articles

  • Cha-Umpong, W., Hosseini, E., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Zakertabrizi, M., Korayem, A., Chen, V. (2020). New molecular understanding of hydrated ion trapping mechanism during thermally-driven desalination by pervaporation using GO membrane. Journal of Membrane Science, 598(15 March 2020), article number 117687. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2019.117687.
  • Boroumand, Y., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Moazzam, P., Mohagheghian, F., Eshaghi, G., Etemadifar, Z., Asadnia, M., Shafiei, R. (2020). Mussel inspired bacterial denitrification of water using fractal patterns of polydopamine. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 33(February 2020), article number 101105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2019.101105.
  • Mansoorianfar, M., Khataee, A., Riahi, Z., Shahin, K., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Hojjati-Najafabadi, A., Mei, C., Orooji, Y., Li, D. (2020). Scalable fabrication of tunable titanium nanotubes via sonoelectrochemical process for biomedical applications. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 64(June 2020), article number 104783. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultsonch.2019.104783.
  • Changani, Z., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Taheri-Kafrani, A., Warkiani, M., Asadnia, M. (2020). Surface modification of polypropylene membrane for the removal of iodine using polydopamine chemistry. Chemosphere, 249(June 2020), article number 126079. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.126079.
  • Jafarian, F., Bordbar, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Zare, A. (2020). The fabrication of a high performance enzymatic hybrid membrane reactor (EHMR) containing immobilized Candida rugosa lipase (CRL) onto graphene oxide nanosheets-blended polyethersulfone membrane. Journal of Membrane Science, 613(1 November 2020), article number 118435. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2020.118435.
  • Li, Q., Omar, A., Cha-Umpong, W., Liu, Q., Li, X., Wen, J., Wang, Y., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Guan, J., Taylor, R. (2020). The potential of hollow fiber vacuum multi-effect membrane distillation for brine treatment. Applied Energy, 276(15 October 2020), article number 115437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115437.
  • Daiyan, R., Zhu, X., Tong, Z., Gong, L., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Liu, R., Xia, Z., Lu, X., Dai, L., Amal, R. (2020). Transforming active sites in nickel–nitrogen–carbon catalysts for efficient electrochemical CO2 reduction to CO. Nano Energy, 78(December 2020), article number 105213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.105213.
  • Cooper, J., Kavanagh, J., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V., Leslie, G. (2020). Treatment and resource recovery options for first and second generation bioethanol spentwash – A review. Chemosphere, 241(xx), article number 124975. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.124975.
  • Ejeian, F., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Nasr Esfahani, M., Mohammad, M., Karamali, F., Warkiani, M., Asadnia, M., Chen, V. (2020). ZIF-8 modified polypropylene membrane: A biomimetic cell culture platform with a view to the improvement of guided bone regeneration. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 15(9 December 2020), 10029-10043. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S269169.
  • Belford, A., Moshizi, S., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M. (2020). Using Miniaturized Strain Sensors to Provide a Sense of Touch in a Humanoid Robotic Arm. Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, 6(19 October 2020), Article number 550328. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmech.2020.550328.
  • Hagihghi, R., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Orooji, Y., Warkiani, M., Asadnia, M. (2020). A miniaturized piezoresistive flow sensor for real-time monitoring of intravenous infusion. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, 108(2), 568-576. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.34412.
  • Karimi-Maleh, H., Karimi, F., Orooji, Y., Mansouri, G., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Aygun, A., Sen, F. (2020). A new nickel-based co-crystal complex electrocatalyst amplified by NiO dope Pt nanostructure hybrid; a highly sensitive approach for determination of cysteamine in the presence of serotonin. Scientific Reports, 10(1), article number 11699. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68663-2.
  • Karimi-Maleh, H., Karimi, F., Malekmohammadi, S., Zakariae, N., Esmaeili, R., Rostamnia, S., Yola, M., Atar, N., Movaghgharnezhad, S., Rajendran, S., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Orooji, Y., Agarwal, S., Gupta, V. (2020). An amplified voltammetric sensor based on platinum nanoparticle/polyoxometalate/two-dimensional hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets composite and ionic liquid for determination of N-hydroxysuccinimide in water samples. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 310(15 July 2020), article number 113185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2020.113185.
  • Cooper, J., Ye, Y., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V. (2020). Application of dead-end ultrafiltration and hollow fibre transverse vibration systems as pre-treatment for the valorisation of bioethanol dunder. Journal of Membrane Science, 597(1 March 2020), article number 117637. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2019.117637.
  • Ebrahimi, F., Orooji, Y., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2020). Applying membrane distillation for the recovery of nitrate from saline water using pvdf membranes modified as superhydrophobic membranes. Polymers, 12(12), article number 2774. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym12122774.
  • Mehrabi, Z., Taheri-Kafrani, A., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2020). Bienzymatic modification of polymeric membranes to mitigate biofouling. Separation and Purification Technology, 237(15 April 2020), article number 116464. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2019.116464.
  • Jalili, R., Khataee, A., Rashidi, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2020). Detection of penicillin G residues in milk based on dual-emission carbon dots and molecularly imprinted polymers. Food Chemistry, 314(1 June 2020), article number 126172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2020.126172.
  • Abolpour Moshizi, S., Azadi, S., Belford, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Wu, S., Han, Z., Asadnia, M. (2020). Development of an Ultra-Sensitive and Flexible Piezoresistive Flow Sensor Using Vertical Graphene Nanosheets. Nano-Micro Letters, 12(1), article number 109. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40820-020-00446-w.
  • Changani, Z., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Taheri-Kafrani, A., Asadnia, M. (2020). Domino P-µMB: A New Approach for the Sequential Immobilization of Enzymes Using Polydopamine/Polyethyleneimine Chemistry and Microfabrication. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 7(13), article number 1901864. https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.201901864.
  • Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Hosseini, E., Cha-Umpong, W., Korayem, A., Asadnia, M., Moazzam, P., Orooji, Y., Karimi-Maleh, H., Chen, V. (2020). Effect of chemistry and geometry of GO nanochannels on the Li ion selectivity and recovery. Desalination, 496(15 December 2020), article number 114729. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2020.114729.
  • Aghababaie, M., Beheshti, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Bordbar, A. (2020). Enzymatic biodiesel production from crude Eruca sativa oil using Candida rugosa lipase in a solvent-free system using response surface methodology. Biofuels, 11(1), 93-99. https://doi.org/10.1080/17597269.2017.1345359.
  • Raoufi, M., Razavi Bazaz, S., Niazmand, H., Rouhi, O., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Ebrahimi Warkiani, M. (2020). Fabrication of unconventional inertial microfluidic channels using wax 3D printing. Soft Matter, 16(10), 2448-2459. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9sm02067e.
  • Cooper, J., Ye, Y., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V. (2020). High-Value Organic Acid Recovery from First-Generation Bioethanol Dunder Using Nanofiltration. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 59(26), 11940-11952. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.9b06877.
  • Li, Q., Lian, B., Zhong, W., Omar, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Dai, P., Guan, J., Leslie, G., Taylor, R. (2020). Improving the performance of vacuum membrane distillation using a 3D-printed helical baffle and a superhydrophobic nanocomposite membrane. Separation and Purification Technology, 248(1 October 2020), article number 117072. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2020.117072.
  • Shahbazi, R., Korayem, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Duan, W., Wang, C., Justnes, H. (2020). Integrally hydrophobic cementitious composites made with waste amorphous carbon powder. Construction and Building Materials, 233(10 February 2020), article number 117238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.117238.
  • Zhand, S., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Azadi, S., Bazaz, S., Shrestha, J., Jahromi, M., Warkiani, M. (2020). Metal-Organic Framework-Enhanced ELISA Platform for Ultrasensitive Detection of PD-L1. ACS Applied Bio Materials, 3(7), 4148-4158. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsabm.0c00227.
  • Mohammad, M., Lisiecki, M., Liang, K., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V. (2020). Metal-Phenolic network and metal-organic framework composite membrane for lithium ion extraction. Applied Materials Today, 21(December 2020), article number 100884. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmt.2020.100884.
  • Asadniaye Fardjahromi, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Vesey, G., Ejeian, F., Banerjee, B., Chandra Mukhopadhyay, S., Ebrahimi Warkiani, M. (2020). Mussel inspired ZIF8 microcarriers: a new approach for large-scale production of stem cells. RSC Advances: an international journal to further the chemical sciences, 10(34), 20118-20128. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0ra04090h.
  • Mahmud, M., Ejeian, F., Azadi, S., Myers, M., Pejcic, B., Abbassi, R., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M. (2020). Recent progress in sensing nitrate, nitrite, phosphate, and ammonium in aquatic environment. Chemosphere, 259(November 2020), article number 127492. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127492.

Journal Articles

  • Orooji, Y., Ghasali, E., Emami, N., Noorisafa, F., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2019). ANOVA design for the optimization of TiO2 coating on polyether sulfone membranes. Molecules, 24(16), article number 2924. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules24162924.
  • Zare, A., Bordbar, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Jafarian, F. (2019). The immobilization of Candida rugosa lipase on the modified polyethersulfone with MOF nanoparticles as an excellent performance bioreactor membrane. Journal of Biotechnology, 289(10 January 2019), 55-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2018.11.011.
  • Alizadeh, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Ghaedi, M., Jannesar, R., Tabatabaei, F., Pezeshkpour, V., Tayebi, L. (2019). Culture of dental pulp stem cells on nanoporous alumina substrates modified by carbon nanotubes. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 14(14 March 2019), 1907-1918. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S189730.
  • Ejeian, F., Azadi, S., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Orooji, Y., Kottapalli, A., Ebrahimi Warkiani, M., Asadnia, M. (2019). Design and applications of MEMS flow sensors: A review. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 295(15 August 2019), 483-502. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2019.06.020.
  • Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M., Hosseini, E., Habibnejad Korayem, A., Chen, V. (2019). Design principles of ion selective nanostructured membranes for the extraction of lithium ions. Nature Communications, 10(1), article number 5793. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-13648-7.
  • Raoufi, M., Moshizi, S., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Wu, S., Warkiani, M., Asadnia, M. (2019). Development of a Biomimetic Semicircular Canal with MEMS Sensors to Restore Balance. IEEE Sensors Journal, 19(23), 11675-11686. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2019.2935480.
  • Moazzam, P., Luciano, G., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Akbari, E., Ul'yanov, P., Mahanty, S. (2019). Effect of molecular-scale surface energy alteration of aluminium on its corrosion resistance behaviour. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 562(5 February 2019), 26-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2018.10.046.
  • Cha-Umpong, W., Dong, G., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V. (2019). Effect of oscillating temperature and crystallization on graphene oxide composite pervaporation membrane for inland brine desalination. Journal of Membrane Science, 588(15 October 2019), article number 117210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2019.117210.
  • Raoufi, M., Mashhadian, A., Niazmand, H., Asadnia, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Warkiani, M. (2019). Experimental and numerical study of elasto-inertial focusing in straight channels. Biomicrofluidics, 13(3), article number 34103. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5093345.
  • Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Eshaghi, G., Orooji, Y., Hosseini, E., Korayem, A., Mohagheghian, F., Boroumand, Y., Noorbakhsh, A., Asadnia, M., Chen, V. (2019). Lithium ion-selective membrane with 2D subnanometer channels. Water Research, 159(1 August 2019), 313-323. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.05.018.
  • Mohammad, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Liang, K., Asadnia, M., Chen, V. (2019). Metal-Organic-Framework-Based Enzymatic Microfluidic Biosensor via Surface Patterning and Biomineralization. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 11(2), 1807-1820. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b16837.
  • Alizadeh, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Ghaedi, M., Jannesar, R. (2019). Nanoporous solid-state membranes modified with multi-wall carbon nanotubes with anti-biofouling property. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 14(xx), 1669-1685. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S189728.
  • Emtiazi, G., Zohrabi, T., Habibi, N., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Emami, N. (2019). Vertical Alignment of Size-Controlled Self-Assembled Diphenylalanine Peptide Nanotubes Using Polyethersulfone Hollow Fiber Membranes On Silicon. International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics, 25(2), 761-767. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10989-018-9725-6.
  • Cooper, J., Antony, A., Luiz, A., Kavanagh, J., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V., Leslie, G. (2019). Characterisation of dissolved organic matter in fermentation industry effluents and comparison with model compounds. Chemosphere, 234(November 2019), 630-639. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.05.272.
  • Aghababaie, M., Beheshti, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Bordbar, A. (2019). Two phase enzymatic membrane reactor for the production of biodiesel from crude Eruca sativa oil. Renewable Energy, 140(September 2019), 104-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.03.069.
  • Noorisafa, F., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Emami, N. (2019). Modification of Superhydrophilic, Anti-bacterial Polyurethane Polymer with TiO2 Nanoparticles for Medical Devices. Journal of Advanced Materials in Engineering, 37(4), 73-89. https://doi.org/10.29252/jame.37.4.73.
  • Karimi, N., Behbahani, M., Dini, G., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2019). Anticancer effects of Echinacea purpurea extracts, treated with green synthesized ZnO nanoparticles on human breast cancer (MCF-7) and PBMCs proliferation. Materials Research Express, 6(9), article number 95402. https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab29d2.

Journal Articles

  • Mousavi-Khattat, M., Keyhanfar, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2018). A comparative study of stability, antioxidant, DNA cleavage and antibacterial activities of green and chemically synthesized silver nanoparticles. Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology, 46(sup3), S1022-S1031. https://doi.org/10.1080/21691401.2018.1527346.
  • Mohagheghian, F., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Eshaghi, G., Boroumand, Y., Asadnia, M. (2018). Bioinspired forward osmosis hydroponic system with an efficient hollow fiber assisted nutrient delivery system. Desalination, 445(1 November 2018), 249-255. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2018.08.012.
  • Ejeian, F., Etedali, P., Mansouri-Tehrani, H., Soozanipour, A., Low, Z., Asadnia, M., Taheri-Kafrani, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2018). Biosensors for wastewater monitoring: A review. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 118(30 October 2018), 66-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2018.07.019.
  • Karimi, N., Behbahani, M., Dini, G., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2018). Enhancing the secondary metabolite and anticancer activity of Echinacea purpurea callus extracts by treatment with biosynthesized ZnO nanoparticles. Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9(4), article number 45009. https://doi.org/10.1088/2043-6254/aaf1af.
  • Abbasnejad, B., Thorby, W., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Jin, D., Asadnia, M., Ebrahimi Warkiani, M. (2018). MEMS piezoresistive flow sensors for sleep apnea therapy. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 279(15 August 2018), 577-585. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2018.06.038.
  • Moazzam, P., Tavassoli, H., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Warkiani, M., Asadnia, M. (2018). Mist harvesting using bioinspired polydopamine coating and microfabrication technology. Desalination, 429(1 March 2018), 111-118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2017.12.023.
  • Karimi, N., Behbahani, M., Mirzahosseini, H., Dini, G., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2018). Green synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles using extract of edible and medicinal plant (Allium jesdianum). Razi Journal of Medical Science, 25(9), 1-7.
  • Tahroudi, Z., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Bagherian, M., Asadnia, M. (2018). Polydopamine surface modification with UV-shielding effect using KMnO4 as an efficient oxidizing agent. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 559(20 December 2018), 68-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2018.09.029.
  • Orooji, Y., Liang, F., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Liu, G., Jin, W. (2018). Preparation of anti-adhesion and bacterial destructive polymeric ultrafiltration membranes using modified mesoporous carbon. Separation and Purification Technology, 205(31 October 2018), 273-283. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2018.05.006.
  • Khan, H., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Warkiani, M., Kottapalli, A., Asadnia, M. (2018). Sensitive and flexible polymeric strain sensor for accurate human motion monitoring. Sensors, 18(2), article number 418. https://doi.org/10.3390/s18020418.
  • Askari, N., Farhadian, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2018). Simultaneous effects of pH, concentration, pressure on dye removal by a polyamide nanofilter membrane; optimization through response surface methodology. Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring and Management, 10(December 2018), 223-230. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enmm.2018.07.002.
  • Shirani, E., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2018). Improvement of Polypropylene Biological Interactions by using Superhydrophobic Surface Modification. Journal of Advanced Materials in Engineering, 36(4), 127-140. https://doi.org/10.29252/jame.36.4.127.
  • Aghababaie, M., Beheshti, M., Bordbar, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2018). Novel approaches to immobilize Candida rugosa lipase on nanocomposite membranes prepared by covalent attachment of magnetic nanoparticles on poly acrylonitrile membrane. RSC Advances: an international journal to further the chemical sciences, 8(9), 4561-4570. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7ra11866j.

Journal Articles

  • Hassanzadeh, E., Farhadian, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Askari, N. (2017). An efficient wastewater treatment approach for a real woolen textile industry using a chemical assisted NF membrane process. Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring and Management, 8(2017), 92-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enmm.2017.06.001.
  • Ziari, H., Habibnejad Korayem, A., Hajiloo, M., Nakhaei, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Divandari, H. (2017). Evaluating the effect of amorphous carbon powder on moisture susceptibility and mechanical resistance of asphalt mixtures. Construction and Building Materials, 152(15 October 2017), 182-191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.06.036.
  • Orooji, Y., Liang, F., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Li, S., Mofid, M., Liu, Q., Guan, K., Liu, Z., Jin, W. (2017). Excellent Biofouling Alleviation of Thermoexfoliated Vermiculite Blended Poly(ether sulfone) Ultrafiltration Membrane. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9(35), 30024-30034. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b06646.
  • Emami, N., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Noorisafa, F., Korayem, A., Zarrabi, A., Ji, C. (2017). Fabrication of smart magnetic nanocomposite asymmetric membrane capsules for the controlled release of nitrate. Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring and Management, 8(December 2017), 233-243. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enmm.2017.09.001.
  • Shirani, E., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Tavassoli, H., Landarani-Isfahani, A., Rezaei, S., Abbasi Kajani, A., Asadnia, M., Hou, J., Warkiani, ME. (2017). Strategically Designing a Pumpless Microfluidic Device on an "inert" Polypropylene Substrate with Potential Application in Biosensing and Diagnostics. Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 33(22), 5565-5576. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b00537.
  • Nazari, R., Aghababaie, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Landarani-Isfahani, A., Amini, M., Hajjari, M., Mirkhani, V., Moghadam, M., Taheri-Kafrani, A. (2017). Multifunctional hyperbranched polyglycerol-grafted silica-encapsulated superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles as novel and reusable draw agents in forward osmosis process. Desalination and Water Treatment, 64(2017), 81-89. https://doi.org/10.5004/dwt.2017.20127.
  • Imanifard, S., Zarrabi, A., Zarepour, A., Jafari, M., Khosravi, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2017). Nanoengineered Thermoresponsive Magnetic Nanoparticles for Drug Controlled Release. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 218(23), article number 1700350. https://doi.org/10.1002/macp.201700350.
  • Orooji, Y., Faghih, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Hou, J., Moazzam, P., Emami, N., Aghababaie, M., Nourisfa, F., Chen, V., Jin, W. (2017). Nanostructured mesoporous carbon polyethersulfone composite ultrafiltration membrane with significantly low protein adsorption and bacterial adhesion. Carbon, 111(January 2017), 689-704. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2016.10.055.
  • Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Asadnia, M., Ghaebi, O., Yang, H., Ebrahimi Warkiani, M., Hou, J., Chen, V. (2017). Preparation of Iridescent 2D Photonic Crystals by Using a Mussel-Inspired Spatial Patterning of ZIF-8 with Potential Applications in Optical Switch and Chemical Sensor. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9(43), 38076-38080. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b13618.
  • Abbasi Kajani, A., Bordbar, A., Zarkesh-Esfahani, S., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Hou, J. (2017). Gold/silver decorated magnetic nanostructures as theranostic agents: Synthesis, characterization and in-vitro study. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 247(December 2017), 238-245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2017.09.119.

Journal Articles

  • Kajani, A., Zarkesh-Esfahani, S., Bordbar, A., Khosropour, A., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Kardi, M. (2016). Anticancer effects of silver nanoparticles encapsulated by Taxus baccata extracts. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 223(November 2016), 549-556. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2016.08.064.
  • Malekian, F., Farhadian, M., Sohrabi, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2016). Application of nanofiltration as a tertiary treatment in a polyester production industry for wastewater reuse. Desalination and Water Treatment, 57(16), 7175-7181. https://doi.org/10.1080/19443994.2015.1019363.
  • Hou, J., Zulkifli, M., Mohammad, M., Zhang, Y., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Chen, V. (2016). Biocatalytic gas-liquid membrane contactors for CO2 hydration with immobilized carbonic anhydrase. Journal of Membrane Science, 520(15 December 2016), 303-313. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2016.07.003.
  • Taheri, R., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Szekely, G., Hou, J., Ghezelbash, R. (2016). Biodesalination - On harnessing the potential of nature's desalination processes. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 11(4), article number 41001. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/11/4/041001.
  • Noorisafa, F., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Emami, N., Low, Z., Korayem, A., Kajani, A. (2016). Surface modification of polyurethane via creating a biocompatible superhydrophilic nanostructured layer: role of surface chemistry and structure. Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, 11(14), 1087-1109. https://doi.org/10.1080/17458080.2016.1188223.
  • Kajani, A., Bordbar, A., Zarkesh Esfahani, S., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A. (2016). Gold nanoparticles as potent anticancer agent: Green synthesis, characterization, and in vitro study. RSC Advances: an international journal to further the chemical sciences, 6(68), 63973-63983. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6ra09050h.
  • Moazzam, P., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Golabi, M., Shokri, D., Landarani-Isfahani, A. (2016). Investigating the BSA protein adsorption and bacterial adhesion of Al-alloy surfaces after creating a hierarchical (micro/nano) superhydrophobic structure. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 104(9), 2220-2233. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.35751.
  • Askari, N., Farhadian, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Hashtroodi, H. (2016). Nanofiltration performance in the removal of dye from binary mixtures containing anthraquinone dyes. Desalination and Water Treatment, 57(39), 18194-18201. https://doi.org/10.1080/19443994.2015.1090917.
  • Aghababaie, M., Beheshti, M., Razmjou Chaharmahali, A., Bordbar, A. (2016). Covalent immobilization of Candida rugosa lipase on a novel functionalized Fe3O4@SiO2 dip-coated nanocomposite membrane. Food and Bioproducts Processing, 100(OCT 2016), 351-360. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fbp.2016.07.016.

Research Projects

  • Green H2 production from ammonia recovery in wastewater, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), CSIRO - Scholarship, 2024 ‑ 2027, $158,200.
  • Carbonisation of MOF Frameworks for Developing Advanced Cathodes for Metal-Air Batteries, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), CSIRO - Scholarship, 2024 ‑ 2027, $157,500.
  • Innovative composite photocatalysts and membranes for effective PFAS degradation and removal – Project 1, Water Corporation, Scholarship-Water Corp, 2023 ‑ 2027, $167,250.
  • PFAS degradation with advanced functional photocatalytic materials, Water Corporation, Scholarship-Water Corp, 2023 ‑ 2027, $167,250.
  • Electrochemically-Assisted Fluidized Bed MBR, Water Corporation, Scholarship-Water Corp, 2023 ‑ 2027, $167,250.
  • A Sensor for Diagnostics and Closed-Loop Drug Delivery in the Inner Ear, National Health and Medical Research Council, Ideas Grants (2023), 2024 ‑ 2026.
  • Advanced Process Control at WRIP Project, Water Corporation, Scholarship-Water Corp, 2023 ‑ 2026, $167,250.
  • Membrane assisted Lithium bioleaching, Edith Cowan University, Early-Mid Career Researcher Grant Scheme 2024 (Stream 2), 2024 ‑ 2025, $40,000.
  • Extraction of Rubidium and Lithium from Mica, Everest Metals Corporation Ltd, Grant, 2024 ‑ 2025, $147,654.
  • Ultrafiltration (UF) Membrane Recycling for a Circular Water Treatment Economy, Water Corporation, Grant, 2024 ‑ 2025, $129,065.
  • Pre-feasibility study into the development of a pilot plant for the adaption of Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) for leached lithium from WA hard-rock deposits , Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia, Grant, 2024, $450,000.
  • Transdermal delivery of lithium for bipolar disorder treatment, Department of Health WA, WA Near-miss Awards: Ideas , 2023 ‑ 2024, $100,000.
  • Soft PVC plastic recycling for membrane preparation, AusIndustry, Innovation Connections Grant, 2023 ‑ 2024, $99,999.
  • Feasibility Study of Water Recovery from Salar Lithium Circuit Using Membrane Distillation, Rio Tinto Ltd, Grant, 2023 ‑ 2024, $94,117.
  • Transdermal delivery of lithium for the treatment of bipolar affective disorders, Department of Health WA, Future Health Research & Innovation Fund - Innovation Fellowship, 2023 ‑ 2024, $142,278.
  • The Impact of Chemical Root Treatment on Nitrifying Bacteria in Secondary Treatment Process , Water Corporation, Grant, 2023 ‑ 2024, $84,120.
  • Sorption-based direct lithium extraction, AusIndustry, Innovation Connections Grant, 2023 ‑ 2024, $99,999.
  • Participation in Hydrogel scaffold to facilitate insertion of modiolar electrode and homogenous delivery of drugs along the cochlea, Cochlear, Grant, 2022, $20,000.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Development of novel titanium based composite membranes for lithium separation from brines
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Recycling of critical minerals from spent Lithium-ion batteries

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Evaluating the influence of vegetation and hydrodynamic characteristics of flow on the vertical distribution of microplastics in a wide open channel

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Advanced functional materials and modified membranes targeting synergistic fouling mitigation of microplastics
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Harnessing the power of surface modification for developing nano/microplastics resistant membranes for water/wastewater treatment
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Data-driven techniques in WWTP’s management, optimisation, and process control
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Integrated Design and Operational Considerations Impacting Temperature Polarisation and Performance in Direct Contact Membrane Distillation

Principal Supervisor

  • Treatment of brine and concentrates using membrane distillation and pervaporation
  • High-value organic acid recovery for the valorisation of bioethanol dunder using two-stage membrane processing
  • Metal-organic framework (MOF) coatings for separation and biosensing
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