Curriculum Vitae

 

Davood Kahforoushan, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering (Environmental Engineering)


 

Last Updated: April, 2011 

Personal:
 

§  Birth Date : 06/05/1975

§  Marital Status : married (have a son)

§  Nationality : Iranian

§  Gender : Male

Faculty  of Chemical Engineering,

Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran

Phone +98 412 345 9140

Fax +98 412 3444355

E-mail: kahforoushan@sut.ac.ir 


 

Professional Experience:

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, 2010- Continued.

Lecturer & Educational Assistant ,Sahand University of Technology. 2000 – 2005.


Education:

 

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering; 2005 –2010, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, IRAN.

 

  •  Thesis: Determining Gaseous Pollutants Emission Factors in Network of Flares in Selected Oil Producing Areas Using Pollutant Dispersion Modeling
  • The Grade: Excellent

 

M.Sc. (ENG) in Chemical Engineering , Food Engineering ;1998 – 2000,

Sharif  University  of Technology,Tehran ,IRAN.

 

  •   Thesis: Pectin  Production Process from Fruits and Agricultural Residue 
  •  The highest grade  in M.Sc. Thesis: (20 / 20)

 

B.Sc. (ENG) in Chemical Engineering ; 1994 -1998,          

Sahand University of  Technology,Tabriz, IRAN.

 

  •   Final Project: Feasibility Study of UASB  reactors in  industrial  wastewater treatment

 


Professional Membership:
 
The Iranian Association of Chemical Engineers
 

Areas of Interests:
Air Pollution Modeling and Control,  Environmental Engineering, Water and Wastewater Engineering, Air Monitoring Systems, Combustion Systems, Food Waste Recovery Techniques 
 

Research Skils:
 

Solid background in numerical methods

Good experience with programming languages and various computer software

 


Language:
  •   English (Good )
  • Persian (National Language)
  • Turkish (Mother Tongue)

Teaching Experience:

§  Courses Taught : Water & Wastewater Treatment , Air Pollution , Environmental Engineering, Principal of  Quality Control

§  Lab Instructor :  Physical Chemistry, Heat Transfer, Food Quality Control, Microbiology


Workshop:

 

E. Fatehifar, D. Kahforoushan, “Principles of Water and Wastewater Treatment”, Sufyan Cement Company, (2009).


Publications:

 

Refereed Conferences

·         D. Kahforoushan , I. Alemzadeh , A.A.Seifkordi , " Process for the Production of Pectin from Apple Juice Industries By-Product ", The 6th Iranian National Chemical Engineering Conference,Esfahan, Iran, 2001.  

 

·         D. Kahforoushan , A.B.Khoshfetrat , Z.  Manteghi , G. Abdi , " Optimization of Pectin Extraction from Apple Pomace and Lemon Peel " , ", The 8th Iranian National Chemical Engineering Conference,Mashhad, Iran, 2003.

 

·         D.Kahforoushan , Z.  Manteghi , I. Alemzadeh , A.A.Seifkordi , " Production of Low ester Pectin by De- esterification of high ester Apple  Pectin ", The 8th Iranian National Chemical Engineering Conference,Mashhad, Iran, 2003.  

 

·         D. Kahforoushan , M. R. Abbaslou , M.T. Tariverdi , " Installation of HACCP in Milk Industries " , The 9th Iranian National Chemical Engineering Conference,Tehran , Iran, 2004.  

 

·         D. Kahforoushan ,  M. R. Abbaslou , K. Abbasnia , " Production of Dietary Fiber from  agriculture Industries Waste " , The 9th Iranian National Chemical Engineering Conference,Tehran , Iran, 2004.  

 

·         D. Kahforoushan , A.R. Ebrahimian , S.Adeli , " Preparation of Dietary Fiber from Apple Juice By- Products " , 15 th Iranian National  Conference of Food Industry , Tehran , Iran ,2005.

 

·         D. Kahforoushan, E. Fatehifar, M. Keynejhad, “Investigation of Environmental Hazards in Ambient Air of Big Cities for Inspiration Patients”,  1st National Conference of Urban Management, Tehran. Iran, 2005.

 

  • D. Kahforoushan, E. Fatehifar, A. A. Babalou, A. R. Ebrahimian, A. Elkamel, J. S. Soltanmohammadzadeh , Modeling and Evaluation of Air pollution from a Gaseous Flare in an Oil and Gas Processing Area, WSEAS international conference, corfu, greece, 2008.

 

  • E. Fatehifar, D. Kahforoushan, L. Khazini, J. S. Soltan Mohammadzadeh, H.R. Sattar Estimation of VOC emission from wastewater  treatment unit in a petrochemical plant using emission factor, WSEAS international conference, corfu, greece, 2008.

 

  • D. Kahforoushan, E. fatehifar, A. Alkamel, A. zoveydavi, A. jafarizad,  “Estimation of Gaseous Pollutant from Gas Sweetening Plants by Emission Factors”, The 2nd International Conference on Environmental and Computer Science (ICECS), Dubai, UAE, 2009.

 

·         D. Kahforoushan, E. fatehifar, A. zoveydavi, N. jafarzad , “Esimation of CO2  In an Iranian NGL unit Using Fuel Anlysis Method”, 2 nd International Symposium of  Environmental Engineering (ISOEE), Tehran, Iran , 2009.

·         M. Shabani, E. Fatehifar, A. baradar khoshfetrat,  D. Kahforoushan, Feasibility of landfill wastewater treatment  by ozone for agricultural using,  2 nd national Symposium in wastewater reuse , Mashad, Iran , 2010.

·         A Talebi, E. Fatehifar, R. Alizadeh , D. Kahforoushan, Evaluation and estimation of practical gaseous pollutants emission factors for gas flares, International Conference on Environment 2010 (ICENV 2010), Penang, Malaysia, 2010.
 

 

  Articles

§  D. Kahforoushan ,M.Chitsaz, S.Adeli , " Feasibility of Ozone Using in Food Industries", Iranian Association of Chemical Engineers (IACHE)Journal, Vol.4, No.18, Nov.2005.

§  I. Alemzadeh , A.A.Seifkordi, D.Kahforoushan and P.Nahid; " Production of Low ester(LM) Pectin by De- esterification of high ester(HM) Apple  Pectin ;Scientia Iranica , Vol.12, No.3 , pp 306-310, July 2005.

§  D. Kahforoushan, E. fatehifar, G. Mojarrad, “ Optimized Method for  H2S Removal from Oil Refinery Wastewaters”, Iranian Farayand Noo journal, No.8, pp. 25-31, 2006.

§  D.Kahforoushan, E. Fatehifar , G. Soltanmohammad zadeh, “The Feasibility of Electron-Beam Flue Gases for Air Pollution Control from Industrial Plants  and Removal of SO2 and NOx “, Environmental Science and Technology, NO.41, pp.156, 2009.

§  D. Kahforoushan, E. fatehifar, A. zoveydavi, N. jafarzad, “Identification of Air Pollutant Sources in Selected Oil and Gas Processing Plants”, Iranain International Oil and Energy Journal, NO.35, pp.26-36, 2009.

 

§  D. Kahforoushan, E. Fatehifar, J. soltan, “The Estimation of CO2 emission factors for combustion sources in oil and gas processing plants”, Energy Sources, Part A Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Vol. 33: 3, 202 — 210 (2011).

§  D. Kahforoushan, E. Fatehifar, “Development and evaluation of emission factors for gas turbines (multi-pollutant) in oil and gas processing plants ”, Energy Sources, Part A Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 33: 4, 275 — 282 (2011).

Patent

 E. Fatehifar, D. Kahforoushan "Determination of Gas flare Pollutants Emission Factors in Oil and Gas Production Plants Using Air Pollution Modeling (Back-Calculation Method)", Iranian Patent 63224, 2010.

 


Technical Reports:

 

§  D. Kahforoushan , S.Adeli , " Feasibility of Ozone Using in Food Processing" , Agricultural Research Center , Iran Ministry of Agriculture,  Tabriz, 2004- 2005.

§  E. fatehifar, D.kahforoushan, G. mojarrad, “Optimization of biological system of Tabriz oil refinery wastewater, Tabriz oil refinery, Tabriz, IRAN, 2008.

§  E. fatehifar, D.kahforoushan , “Estimation of Air pollutant emission factors in selected unites of  national Iranian South oil  company(NISOC), NISOC, Ahvaz, Iran, 2009.