Prof. Dr. Alireza KHATAEE

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Professor Dr. Alireza KHATAEE was born on April 22, 1977 in Tabriz (East Azerbaijan, Iran). He received his Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry from University of Tabriz, and spent a sabbatical leave at Nancy University, France in 2007. He joined the University of Tabriz in 2007 as an assistant professor of Applied Chemistry. In 2011, he promoted to the full professor position. From June 2014-August 2015 he worked as the visiting scientist at Atatürk University, Turkey supported by TUBITAK. He is the director of the Research Affairs of University of Tabriz. Recently, he collaborates with Near East University. He is the head of the “Department of Materials Science and Nanotechnology Engineering” at Near East University since 2016.

Research activities:

  • 330 papers in international ISI indexed Journals, (Citation acquired from Scopus database: 9419 and h-index= 49 on 11-February-2018).
  • 20 papers in national Journals,
  • 169 papers in international and national scientific conferences,
  • 15 books/book chapters,
  • 6 national patents,
  • 27 research projects

Awards and encouragements:

  • One of the top 1% researchers in the world in 2015-2017
  • The distinguished researcher of Iran in 2013
  • The distinguished researcher of faculty of chemistry and basic sciences of University of Tabriz in 2013, 2017
  • The distinguished researcher of East Azerbaijan Province in 2011, 2017
  • The distinguished researcher of University of Tabriz in 2011, 2017

Editorial Board for Journals:

Ultrasonics Sonochemistry (Impact factor=4.218), Turkish Journal of Chemistry  (Impact factor=1.292), Journal of Environmental Toxicology, Nanomaterials in Chemical Engineering, Journal of Environmental Treatment Techniques, Journal of Nanomaterials, Advances in Environmental Research, International Journal of Industrial Chemistry, Journal of Engineering, and Austin Journal of Environmental Toxicology.

Research Interests:

  • Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials
  • Application of nanostructured catalysts for wastewater treatment
  • Advanced oxidation processes (AOPs)
  • Electrochemical water treatment processes
  • Design of optical sensors based on nano-structures
  • Ozonation and catalytic-ozonation processes
  • Molecular dynamics simulation
  • Membrane processes for water and wastewater treatment.