Original Research Paper
Decontamination study of Organic Pollutants from wastewater for Sustainable Clean Environment

Ganesh Jethave; Umesh Fegade; Sanjay Attarde; Sopan Ingle

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 263-274


  The successful synthesis and characterization of AlTiPbO Nanoparticles (ATPO-NPs) using a facile and straight forward co-precipitation method was reported in the present work. The detailed morphological characterization uncovered that the nanoparticles are of 28 nm in size. From the application perspective, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Influence of membrane morphology on humic acid removal behavior of adsorptive membrane by embedding modified montmorillonite

Elham Shokri; Reza Yegani

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 275-284


  In this study the efficiency of two different morphologies of polysulfone adsorptive membranes was examined for the humic acid removal from contaminated water. Adsorptive membranes with finger-like and sponge-like pore structures were prepared using modified montmorillonite with amino acid. Structure ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Nitrogen doped porous carbon derived from nanofibrous polyaniline for CO2 adsorption

Soodabeh Khalili; Mohsen Jahanshahi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 285-295


  The objective of this work is to develop a cost-effective carbonaceous CO2 adsorbent. N-doped porous carbon (NDC) with nano- pore size was synthesized by KOH activation of nano polyaniline (PANI). PANI synthesized in this work has thin nanofibrillar morphology with different lengths and diameters. The ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Effect of dosage and particle size of natural zeolite on the survival of Escherichia coli in soil

Ali Akbar Safari Sinegani; Omid Noroozi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 296-307


  Survival of enteropathogenic bacteria in soil is a key factor to control waterborne diseases. The significance of zeolite nanoparticles in comparison with natural size particles on the survival of Escherichia coli in soil was studied in sterile and unsterile conditions. The experimental mixtures prepared ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Application of wet chemical surface functionalization method in preparation of anti-fouling polysulfone microporous membrane for water treatment

Milad Fonouni; Habib Etemadi; Reza Yegani; Masoumeh Safary Dehnavi; Naeime Jodeiry

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 308-320


  In this work, KClO3, K2Cr2O7 and KMnO4, dissolved in sulfuric acid, were used to functionalize microporous Polysulfone (PSf) membranes; fabricated by phase inversion method. The optimum concentrations of oxidizing agent and sulfuric acid and membrane immersion times were determined. FTIR results revealed ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Investigation and Comparison of Fluoride Adsorption Behavior on a Hybrid Material Containing Zirconium Dioxide Coated on γ-Alumina (60 and 90) and Their Initial Precursor in Aqueous Solution

Ramin Yavari

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 321-332


  In the present research work, zirconium oxide coated on activated alumina (Al2O3-90, Al2O3-60) were synthesized and used along with their pristine materials to investigate and compare the adsorption behavior of fluoride on them. These material was characterized by BET and X-ray diffraction analyzer. ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Sonocatalyst efficiency of palladium-graphene oxide nanocomposite for ibuprofen degradation from aqueous solution

Atiyeh Yazdani; Mohammad Sayadi; ava Heidari

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 333-342


  Worldwide studies on contamination levels of anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen (IBF) show that their concentration in water bodies is increasing. Graphene oxide/palladium nanoparticle (Pd NPs-GO) was synthesized via a simple solvothermal method. The characteristics of the as-prepared samples ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Effect of Chitosan Nano-Gel/Emulsion Containing Bunium Persicum Essential Oil and Nisin as an Edible Biodegradable Coating on Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in Rainbow Trout Fillet

Hamidreza Kazemeini; Asghar Azizian; Mohammad Hassan Shahavi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, Pages 343-349


  This research aimed to assess the effect of biodegradable coating chitosan nano-gel/emulsion loaded by Bunium persicum essential oil and nisin on E. coli O157:H7 in rainbow trout fillet during 12 days at refrigeration (4˚C). Trout fillet Sample was divided into 6 groups after inoculation of bacteria ...  Read More