Dr. Mahnaz Mazaheri Assadi

Environmental Engineering

Current Courses

Education History

  • BS Horticulture, University of Agricultural Sciences,
  • MS Bioscience, Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee University)
  • PhD Bioscience and Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee University)

Work Experience

Adjunct Professor, University of Baltimore

Publications

1. Yazdani, A., N. Noroozfar, A. Farazmand, Mazaheri Assadi, M. Biodegradation of coloured textile industrial Wastewater using Chlorella vulgaris. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 2019.30(3):575-578.

2. Yavari N, Mazaheri Assadi M, Larijani K. Moghadam MB.Glucuronic Acid Rich Kombucha-fermented Pomegranate Juice. Journal of Food Research; Vol. 7, No. 1; 2018. ISSN 1927-0887. Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education.

3. Ali Parach, Alireza Rezvani , Mahnaz Mazaheri Assadi, Behrouz Akbari-Adergani Biodegradation of Heavy Crude Oil Using Persian Gulf Autochthonous Bacterium. International Journal of Environmental Research. 2017, 11:667-675.

4. Karbassi A R, Abdollahzadeh M, Nazariha M, Mazaheri Assadi M. Predicting the Distribution of Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) in the Coastal Area of Oman Sea. Nature Environment and Pollution Technology, 2017,16(3):

5. Mohamadi Sichani M, Mazaheri Assadi M, Farazmand A, Kianirad M, Ahadi A.M, Hadian Ghahdeijan H. Molecular identification and potential of an isolate of white rot fungi in bioremediation of petroleum contaminated soils. Biological Journal of Microorganism, 2017,6 )22(:6-13

6. Mohamadi Sichani M, Mazaheri Assadi M, Farazmand A, Kianirad M, Ahadi A.M, Hadian Ghahdeijan H. Bioremediation of Soil Contaminated Crude Oil by Agaricomycetes. Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2017, 15(8):1-6.

7. H. Akbarirad, M.M. Assadi, R. Pourahmad and A. Mousavi Khaneghah. Employing of the Different Fruit Juices Substrates in Vinegar Kombucha Preparation. Current Nutrition & Food Science; 2017, 13(1):1-6

8. Asadirad A, Mazaheri Assadi M, Rashedi H, Nejadsattari. The Effects of Indigenous Microbial Consortia in Crude Oil Degradation: A Microcosm Experiment, International Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering 2016, 10(4):491-498

9. Khodaei K, Nassery HR, Mazaheri Assadi M, Mohammadzadeh H, Mahmoodlu MG. BTEX Biodegradation in contaminated groundwater by a novel strain (Pseudomonas sp.TR03). International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Journal 2016, 116: 234 - 242

10. Sadighbayan K, Mazaheri Assadi M, Farazmand A, Monadi AR., Aliasgharzad, N, Mobaiyen H. Biodegradation of Naphthalene, Phenanthrene and Anthracene (PAHs) from Tabriz City Oily Soil with Bacteria. Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications 2016, 9(3): 399-405

11. Karbassi AR, Abdollahzadeh EM, Attaran Fariman,G, Nazariha M, Mazaheri Assadi M. Development of Trophy Index Along South-East Coast of Oman Sea and its Relationship with Harmful Algae Bloom. Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences 2016, 6(10):245-249

12. Sadighbayan K, Mazaheri Assadi M, Farazmand A, Monadi A, Aliasgharzad Naser, Mobaiyen, H, Zadghaffari, R. Biodegradation Potential of Soils in Tabriz Petroleum Refinery for Removing Solid Polycyclic Hydrocarbons. Advances in Bioresearch 2016, 7 (2): 57-63

13. Mazaheri Assadi M, Chamanrokh P, Whitehouse CA, Huq A. Methods for Detecting the Environmental Coccoid form of Helicobacter pylori. Frontiers in Public Health 2015, 3:147-152

14. Chamanrokh P, Shahhosseiny MH, Mazaheri Assadi M, Nejadsattari T, Esmaili D. Three Tests Used to Identify Non Culturable Form of Helicobacter pylori in Water Samples. Jundishapur journal of microbiology 2015, 8 (4)16811-16816
15. Mazaheri Assadi M, Rashedi H. Biodecolorization of Textile Effluents by Autochthonous Fungi, Journal of Applied Biotechnology Reports 2015, 1(4):161-165

16. Rashedi H, Mazaheri Assadi A, Mazaheri Assadi M. Use of Food Industry Wastes in Mushroom Production. Advances Technology in Environmental Engineering and Waste Management 2015, 2(3):57-65

17. Abdolmaleki F, Mazaheri Assadi M, Akbarirad A. Assessment of Beverages Made from Milk, Soya Milk and Whey Using Iranian kefir Starter Culture, International Journal of Dairy Technology 2015, 68 (3): 441-447

18. Tavalaei S, Emtiazjoo M, Rostami K, Kosari H, Mazaheri Assadi M. Comparative Studies of β-carotene and Protein Production from Dunaliella salina Isolated from Lake, Hoze-Soltan, Iran. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology 2015, 24(1):79-90
19. Rashedi H, Mazaheri Assadi M, Tabatabaee Bafrouee A. Indigenous Production of Biosurfactant and Degradation of Crude oil by Bacillus sp., Advances in Environmental Technology, 2015: 11-16
20. Chamanrokh P, Shahhosseiny MH, Mazaheri Assadi M, Nejadsattari T, Esmaili D. A Comparison Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) with PCR and Rapid Urease Test (RUT) to Detect Helicobacter pyroli in Biopsy Samples. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology 2014, 8(2): 1079-1086
21. Ghorbani A, Pourahmad R, Fallahpour M, Mazaheri Assadi M. Study of physiological, rheological and Microobiological characteristics of Soy Probiotic Yoghurt During 21-Days of Storage. Journal of Food Technology and Nutrition 2014, 11, 1(41): 43 -48
22. Abdolmaleki F, Mazaheri Assadi M, Ezzatpanah H, Honarvar M. Impact of Fruit Processing Methods on DNA extraction from Transgenic Frozen Banana Products. European Food Research and Technology 2014, 239 (3): 509-517

23. Mozafarian A, Mazaheri Assadi, M, Soorki AA. Evaluation and Selection of Additives for Bioremediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soil using Oil Degrading Bacteria. Iranian Journal of Public Health 2014, 43 (2): 141-148

24. Tabatabee, MS, Mazaheri Assadi M. Studying the Indigenous Crude Oil Methanogens and Their Potential in MEOR. Journal of International Environmental Applied Science 2013, 18 (4): 503-511
25. Tofighi A, Mazaheri Assadi M, Asadirad A, Karizi SZ. Bio-ethanol Production by a Novel Autochthonous Thermo Tolerant Yeast Isolated from Wastewater. Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014, 12 (1):49-56

26. Saeedi L, Mazaheri Assadi M, Heydarian M, Jahangiri M. Production and Evaluation of a Nano biosurfactant. Journal of Petroleum Science & Technology 2014, 32(2): 125-132
27. Mazaheri Assadi M, Ardeshiri M, Sheikhzadeh H, Jahangiri M. Bioremediation of Crude Oil Contaminated Soil. Journal of Petroleum Science & Technology 2014, 32(12): 1497-1504

28. Ghaffari R, Soltani N, Mazaheri Assadi M. The Potential of Crude Oil Pollutant Reduction by Green Algae Chlorella vulgaris and Evaluation of the Induced Physiological Responses. Journal of Aquatic Ecology 2014, 4 (2): 12-18

29. Jokari S, Rashedi H, Amoabediny G, Naghizadeh Dilmaghani S, Mazaheri Assadi M. Optimization of Surfactin Production by Bacillus subtilis ATCC 6633 in a Miniaturized Bioreactor. International Journal of Environmental Research 2013, 7 (4):851-858
30. Mohamadi S, Heydarian SM, Mazaheri Assadi M, Jahangiri M. Vacuum Residue Biodegradation Using Bubble Column Fermentor. Journal of Petroleum Science & Technology 2013, 32(1): 75-83

31. Rashedi H, Mazaheri Assadi M. Modeling and Optimization of Main Factors in Rhamnolipid Production Process by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. International Journal of Bioassays 2013, 22 (10): 1392-1398

32. Hemmat J, Mazaheri Assadi M. Optimization of Reactive Blue 19 Biodegradation by Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Journal of Environmental Research 2013, 13(4): 957-962
33. Tabatabaee MS, Mazaheri Assadi M. Vacuum Distillation Residue Upgrading by an Indigenous Bacillus cereus. Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2013, 11(18):11-18
34. Janipour A, Mazaheri Assadi M. Ofoghi H, Kalbassi MR, Ahmadi Behazin H, Rajabibazl M, Kosari H. Molecular Identification of Dunaliella Species in Some Iranian Salt Lakes. European Journal of Scientific Research 2013, 103(4): 570-580
35. Kiaei, E, Soltani N, Mazaheri Assadi M, Khavarinegad R, Dezfulian M. Study of Optimal Conditions in Order to the Use of the Cyanobacteria Synechococcus sp. ISC106 as a Candidate for Biodiesel Production. Journal of Aquatic Ecology 2013, 2 (4):51-40
36. Esmaeilzadeh P, Darvishi S, Mazaheri Assadi M, Mirahmadi F. Effect of Lactic Acid Bacteria Inoculation on Nitrite Concentration of Fermented Sausage in Fermentation and Ripening Periods. Middle-East Journal of Science & Research 2013, 13(11): 1455-1464
37. Chamanrokh, P, Mazaheri Assadi M, Nejadsattari T, Esmaili D. Comparison PCR Method and Rapid Urease Test to Detect Helicobacter Pylori in the Gastric Biopsy Tissue Samples. Journal of Fasa University of Medical Sciences 2013, 3 (2):104-110
38. Abdolmaleki F, Mazaheri Assadi M, Ezzatpanah H, Honarvar M. Influence of Microwave Application on DNA Degradation in Mildly and Highly Processed Orange. European Journal of Experimental Biology 2013, 3 (6): 382-389
39. Fazli M, Naddafi M, Mesdaghinia K, Nasseri S, Mazaheri Assadi M, Yunesian, M. Decolonization of Remazol Brilliant Blue Royal by Ganoderma Sp. Immobilized in Sodium Alginate. International Journal of Health Science and Environment 2012, 5 (2):179-188
40. Tabatabaee, MS, Mazaheri Assadi M, Heydarian M, Akhavan Sepahi A. Indigenous Microbial Degradation of Vaccum Residue. Journal of Petroleum Science & Technology 2012, 30(21): 2218-2226
41. Esmaeilzadeh P, Darvishi S, Mazaheri Assadi M, Mirahmadi F. Effect of Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus fermentum on Nitrite Concentration and Bacterial Load in Fermented Sausage During Fermentation. World Applied Sciences Journal 2012, 18 (4): 493-501.
42. Ramezani, R, Mazaheri Assadi M, Azin M. Use of Molasses in Rhamnolipid Production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Quarterly Journal of Science 2012, 10 (4): 303-318
43. Sadeghi H, Rashedi H, Mazaheri Assadi M, Moradi V, Sadeghi A. The Effect of Biosurfactant on Dough rheological Characteristics of Barbari Bread. Journal of Food Technology and Nuitrition 2012, 234(9):57-64
44. Ghorbania A, Pourahmad R, Fallahpour M, Mazaheri Assadi M. Production of probiotic soy yogurt. Annals of Biological Research, 2011, 2 (6): 293-299
45. Karami K, Zolgharnein H, Mazaheri Assadi M, Savari A, Dadolahi A. New Report on Occurrence of Exiguobacterium sp. AT1b in Persian Gulf and its Resistance to Mercury Pollution. Current Research in Bacteriology 2011, 4(1): 23-27
46. Dadkhah, S, Pourahmad R, Mazaheri Assadi M, Moghimi A. Kefir Production from Soymilk. Annals of Biological Research 2011, 2(6): 293-299
47. Dadkhah, S, Pourahmad R, Mazaheri Assadi M, Moghimi A. Evaluation of Flavor and Aroma Compounds Amounts in Kefir from Soymilk. World Asian Science Journal 2011, 15(5): 673-676.
48. Yavari N, Mazaheri Assadi M, Larijani K. Moghadam MB. Optimizing Glucuronic Acid Production Using Tea Fungus on Grape Juice by Response Surface Methodology. Australian. Journal of Applied Sciences 2011, 5(11): 1788-1794
49. Hosseini SM, Ezzatpanah H, Aminilari M, Mazaheri Assadi M, Ataie, D. Investigating the Contamination of E.coli O157:H7 in Processed Meat Products Produced in Two Factories at Shiraz and Tehran. Journal of Food Technology and Nuitrition 2011, 331(8):37-45
50. Pourahmad R, Moghimi A, Dadkhah S, Mazaheri Assadi M. Evaluation of Flavor and Aroma Compounds Amounts in Kefir from Soymilk. World Applied Sciences Journal 2011, 15 (5):673-676
51. Moayednia N, Ehsani, MR, Emamdjomeh Z, Mazaheri Assadi M, Mizani N, Mazaheri AF. Effect of Calcium Alginate Coating on Quality of Refrigerated Strawberry. Irish Journal of Agricultural and Food Research 2010, 49: 165–170.
52. Mohammadian Fazli M, Mesdaghinia AR, Naddafi K, Nasseri S, Yunesian, M, Mazaheri Assadi M, Rezaie S, HamzeheiH. Screening of Factors Affecting Reactive Blue 19 Decolorization by Ganoderma sp. Using Fractional Factorial Experimental Design. Journal of Desalination and Water Treatment2010, 22(60): 22-29
53. Yavari N, Mazaheri Assadi M, Larijan K, Moghadam MB. Response Surface Methodology for Optimization of Glucuronic Acid Production Using Kombucha Layer on Sour Cherry Juice. Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Science 2010, 3(4): 3213-3216
54. Amoabediny G, Rezvani M, Rashedi, H, Jokari S, Chamanrokh P, Mazaheri Assadi, M, Ghavami M, Yazdian F. Application of a Novel Method for Optimization of Bioemulsan Production in Miniaturized Bioreactor. Bioresource Technology 2010, 101( 24): 9758-9764
55. Moayednia, N, Ehsani, MR, Emamdjomeh Z, Mazaheri Assadi M, Mizani M, Mazaheri AF. Effect of Refrigeration on Viability of Immobilized Probiotic Bacteria in Alginate Coat of Strawberry. World Applied Science Journal 2010, 10(4): 472-476
56. Mazaheri Assadi M, Tabatabaee MS. Biosurfactants and their Use in Upgrading Petroleum Vacuum Distillation Residue: A Review. International Journal of Environmental Research 2010, 4(4): 549-572
57. Chamanrokh, P, Mazaheri Assadi M, Amoabedini G. Cleaning of Contaminated Vessels by Emulsan Producers (Authochthonous) Bacteria. International Journal of Environmental Health Science Engineering 2010, 7(3): 209-222
58. Mohammadian Fazli M, Mesdaghinia AR, Naddafi K, Nasseri S, Yunesian, M, Mazaheri Assadi M, Rezaie S, Hamzehei H. Optimization of Reactive Blue 19 Decolourization by Ganoderma Fungus Using Response Surface Methodology. International Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2010, 7(1): 35-42
59. Zolgharnein H, Karami,K, Mazaheri Assadi M, Dadolahi A. Investigation of Heavy Metals Biosorption on Pseudomonas aeruginosa Strain MCCB 102 Isolated from the Persian Gulf. Asian Journal of Biotechnology 2010, 2(2): 99-109
60. Zolgharnein H, Karami H, Mazaheri Assadi M, Dadolahi A. Molecular Biotechnology characterization of phylogenetic analysis of heavy metals removal bacteria from the Persian Gulf. Journal of Biotechnology 2010, 9(1): 1-8
61. Rafee F, Mazaheri Assadi M, Azin, M. Whey in Rhamnolipid Production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Quarterly Journal of Science 2010, 8(4): 303-318
62. Pourahmad R, Moghimi A, Dadkhah A, Mazaheri Assadi M. Evaluation of flavor and aroma compounds amounts in kefir from soymilk. World Applied Sciences Journal 2011, 15 (5):673-676

Honors and Awards

  • Best Academia Scientist (2016)

Professional Organizations

Union of Concerned Scientists