Building Information Modelling Execution in Administrative and Commercial Spaces in Iran – A Fuzzy-Delphi Criteria Prioritization

Journal of Settlements and Spatial Planning, Special Issue, no. 6 (2020) 17-27


Building information modelling (BIM) is considered an innovative approach which is under development all over the world in architecture, engineering, and construction fields. Iran, among the developing countries, has the potential to adapt itself to achieve sustainable development, especially in building construction industry. Thus, this country is selected as the target of this research.. In developing countries such as Iran, the construction industry is currently on progress...

A Sustainable Approach for Site Selection of Underground Hydrogen Storage Facilities Using Fuzzy-Delphi Methodology

Journal of Settlements and Spatial Planning, Special Issue, no. 6 (2020) 17-27


One of the consequences of rapid global population growth is the increase in the energy demand. Currently, the main source of energy for various applications is fossil fuels, which are not renewable and their utilization at large scales have caused a number of environmental issues such as global warming. Hydrogen is one of the main renewable energy sources; however, its utilization has not yet been sufficiently commercialized due to some existing technical issues...

Treatment technologies for pharmaceutical effluents-A scientometric study

Journal of Environmental Management, 25415 January 2020, 109800, 10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109800

Mahsa Davarazar, Amid Mostafaie, Dina Jahanianfard, Peyman Davarazar, Seyed Asghar Bayat Ghiasi, Malihe Gorchich, Behrouz Nemati, Mohammadreza Kamali, Tejraj M. Aminabhavi

Treatment of highly polluted pharmaceutical effluents is a major challenge all over the world for technical and economic considerations. In this study, scientometric study is performed on the application of various methods for the treatment of pharmaceutical effluents to explore further developments. In this regard, a total of 1964 documents were retrieved from the Web of Science (WoS) database using a set of relevant keywords to cover all published documents.  ...

Industrial Biowastes Treatment Using Membrane Bioreactors (MBRs) -A Scientometric Study

Journal of Environmental Management, 247:462-473, 2019, 10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.06.066

Sara Zandi, Behrouz Nemati, Dina Jahanianfard, Mahsa Davarazar, Yahya Sheikhnejad, Amid Mostafaie, Mohammadreza Kamali, TejrajM. Aminabhavi

In the current global situation, the release of large amounts of potential effluents into the environment is considered as one of the most important and challenging issues. Innovations in the treatment methods to deal with this problem are among the research priorities within the scientific communities. Even though innumerable methods including physicochemical and biological have been used, yet no proper sustainability of the methods have been introduced. ...

Underground carbon dioxide sequestration for climate change mitigation – A scientometric study

Journal of CO2 Utilization, Volume 33, October 2019, 10.1016/j.jcou.2019.05.022

Mahsa Davarazar, Dina Jahanianfard, Yahya Sheikhnejad, Behrouz Nemati, Amid Mostafaie, Sara Zandi, Mohammadreza Khalaj, Mohammadreza Kamali, Tejraj M.Aminabhavi

In this study, a scientometric comprehensive analysis has been executed in order to explore the scientific situation of research efforts performed previously with regard underground CO2 sequestration and encapsulation. To this end, a total of 1280 bibliographic records from the Web of Science (WoS) database were extracted and analysed to report ...


An Auto Regressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) Model for prediction of energy consumption by household sector in Euro area

AIMS Energy, 2019, 7(2): 151-164, 10.3934/energy.2019.2.151

Akram Jahanshahi, Dina Jahanianfard, Amid Mostafaie, Mohammadreza Kamali

Accurate estimation of the energy need and consumption is considered as one of the most important basis of the economy worldwide. It is also of high importance to mitigate the adverse effects of the release of CO2 (e.g., climate change) from conventional energy sources by using renewable energies, as recommended by European commission. Thus, in this study ...


Mohammadreza Kamali, Tania Gmeiro, Marial Elisabete Costa, Isabel Capela, Temjraj M. Aminahbavi

This work reports the biodegradation of phenol with enhanced efficiency in a sequencing batch reactor (SBR) after an acclimatization procedure with mixed culture activated sludge. The effects of temperature, initial phenol concentration and acclimatization procedure on phenol biodegradation were investigated. Acclimatization greatly favoured biodegradation ...


Mohammadreza Kamali, Maria Elisabete Costa, Tejraj M Aminabhavi, Isabel Capela

Despite the huge efforts to develop efficient technologies for the treatment of recalcitrant biowastes and other emerging pollutants, selecting the most sustainable method among the possible alternatives is still a formidable task. This is mainly because of the integration of technical, economic, environmental, and social criteria in decision-making process.


Mohammadreza Kamali, DP Suhas, Maria Elisabete Costa, Isabel Capela, Tejraj M Aminabhavi

Treatment of industrial effluents (EFs) from the polluted wastewater sources using membrane technologies is an effective and attractive alternative to overcome the weaknesses of some of the conventional wastewater treatment processes, especially when dealing with EFs loaded with recalcitrant organic pollutants and toxic substances . The application of various...


Akram Jahanshahi, Mohammad Reza Kamali, Mohammadreza Khalaj, Zahra Khodaparast

Harness of wave and tidal energies can play an important role in the future energy portfolios to ensure the energy security and to reach the low-carbon energy development plans. However, despite the existence of adequate resources of these energies through the world, they have not been well exploited yet. This study has focused on the assessment of  ...


Mohammadreza Kamali, Seyedeh Azadeh Alavi-Borazjani, Zahra Khodaparast, Mohammadreza Khalaj, Akram Jahanshahi, Elisabete Costa, Isabel Capela

In the present manuscript, novel effluent treatment processes for pulp and paper mill effluents are divided into two categories: a) those involving the use of chemical additives and b) those which are free of such chemicals. It is especially of high importance for pulp and paper industry  to adopt the most efficient and cost-effective  treatment methods.


Isabel Capela Mohammadreza Kamali,Maria Elisabete V.Costa, Gonzalo Otero-Irurueta

Coupling high crystallinity with high specific surface area in engineered nanomaterials is imperative whenever both chemical endurance regarding particle dissolution and a large specific surface area are needed for environmental clean-up purposes. Gathering both properties in the same particulate system is not trivial. In this work, A L-9 orthogonal ...


Application of engineered nanomaterials for the treatment of industrial effluents and to deal with recalcitrant pollutants has been noticeably promoted in recent years. Laboratory, pilot and full-scale studies emphasize the potential of this technology to offer promising treatment options to meet the future needs for clean water resources and to comply with stringent ...


The level of contractor’s HSE is a major concern in outsourcing of the works for large organizations. In each tender a rational level of HSE holding by the contractors is recommended to reduce the project costs. By investigating the classification procedure of the contracts available in reliable manuals and models at international level, 6 main criteria were ..