Food Engineering and Biotechnology Group / Chemical
Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran
Polytechnic),Hafez Ave, no.424
Education/Family Record/Position Obtained
Married/ having one daughter
Isfahan University, Isfahan-Iran, BS, Microbiology, 1996
Assistant to Laboratory Instructor, 1997-1999
Principal Laboratory Instructor: Food Microbiology, Fermentation Processes
and Biotechnology/Assistant to the instructor(Food Quality Control),
Appointed as deputy for the above laboratories, 2000-present.
Principal assistant in preparing laboratory manual for the above
Preparing the handy manuals for the laboratory instruments.
Teaching co-assistant to Data Analysis and Experimental Design class
Skills of working with laboratory instruments and ability to train
students to use them properly.
Biotechnology and Food Science and Technology
Research assistant in graduate studies program based on the supervisor’s
Research assistant in several independent academic and industrial research
- Bioleaching/ Refractory Ores(copper, gold)
- Decolorization/Biodegradation of Recalcitrant Compounds in Wastes
Agricultural Residues/Industrial Wastewater and Waste Solid, Application of
Composite Design in Wastewater Treatment
- Fungal Cells Immobilization, Use of Different Natural Supports (i.e. Loofa)/Fungal
Peroxidases ( LiP,MnP)/Wastewater Treatments/Agriculture Residues.
- Citric Acid Production/Grape Pomace
- Polyphenolics/Antioxidant /Pistachio Hulls
- Polyphenolics/Antioxidant/Brown Algae, Persian Gulf
- Black Tea Fermentation/Assessing Tea Quality Parameters
- Microencapsulation/Starch Modification
Honor and award
List of published papers:
with Phanerochaete chrysosporium - involvement of ligninase., Iranian J.
Chemis & Chemical Engineering (published by Jahad-Daneshgahi Tehran) 21(2):
119. 2002, F. Vahabzadeh, A. Mogharei, and M. Mehranian.
Antioxidant activity of polyphenols in pistachio hulls, Amirkabir
Scientific J. (Published by Amirkabir University of Technology)
15(58C):132- Spring, 2004.
F. Vahabzadeh, M. Mehranian, and E. Mofarrah.
Antioxidant activity in pistachio hulls, F. Vahabzadeh, M. Mehranian and
E. Mofarrah, JAOCS 81(6)621, 2004.
Color removal ability of Phanerochaete chrysosporium in relation to lignin
peroxidase and manganese peroxidase produced in molasses waste water,
World J. Microbiol. & Biotechnology 20:859(2004), F. Vahabzadeh, M.
Mehranian and A. Saatari.
Production of citric acid from grape pomace by Aspergillus niger in a
solid-state fermentation system, J. Basic Sciences -Alzahra University –
Tehran, 17(1):51, 2004, F. Vahabzadeh, F. Toussi and M. Mehranian.
Application of the central composite design and response surface
methodology to the advanced treatment of olive oil processing wastewater
using Fenton’s peroxidation, M. Ahmadi, F. Vahabzadeh, B. Bonakdarpour, E.
Mofarrah, M. Mehranian J. Hazardous Materials 123/(1-3):187-195(2005).
Phenolic removal in olive oil mill wastewater using loofah-immobilized
Phanerochaete chrysosporium, Ahmadi, M., F. Vahabzadeh, B. Bonakdarpour,
M. Mehranian and E. Mofarrah, World Journal of Microbiology and
Emprical modeling of olive oil mill wastewater treatment using loofa-immobilized
Phanerochaete chrysosporium, M. Ahmadi, F. Vahabzadeh, B. Bonakdarpour and
M. Mehranian, Process Biochemistry 41:1148-1154(2006).
Antioxidant activity of brown algae Sargassum vulgar and Sargassum
angustrifolum, Z. Rastian, M. Mehranian, F. Vahabzadeh, K. Sartavi, J.
Aquatic Food Product Technology – the Haworth Press Inc, Binghamton, NY
(accepted for publication, Aug, 2006).
Participation scientific conferences
Use of fungal degradation in olive pomace delignification- H. A. Mohseni,
M. Mehranian, F. Vahabzadeh, 17th International Congress of Chemical and
Process Engineering (CHISA)- Aug, 2006- Prague Czech Republic.
Use of lignin biodegradation process in pollutant removal of pomace
produced in olive oil extraction- Aghamohseni, H., F. Vahabzadeh, M.
Mehranian, LCM International Food Congress the Royal Veterinary and
Agricultural University, Denmark, March, 2006.
9th National Congress of Chemical Engineering-2004,Science and Technology
University, Tehran, Iran.
4th National Congress of Biotechnology-2005,Kerman University, Tehran,
10th National Congress of Chemical Engineering-2005, Sistan and
Baluchestan University, Tehran, Iran.
16th National Congress of Food Industrials-2006,Gorgan University, Tehran,