Samira Rezasoltani

Samira Rezasoltani, Ph.D. Candidate, Visiting Fellow

Email: 18sr44@queensu.ca, samirarezasoltani@gmail.com

Hometown: Tehran, Iran

Education: 

  • Ph.D. candidate in Chemical Engineering-Biotechnology, AmirKabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran.
  • M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering/Environmental Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
  • B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering at Science and Research Branch of Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Research Areas:

  • Using the cyanobacterial extract for growth of microalgae
  • Using nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria for heavy metals removal from aqueous solutions
  • Modelling studies for optimizing the growth of microalgae
  • Growth of microalgae in wastewater medium

Publications

Journal Papers

  • S. Rezasoltani, F. Vahabzadeh, Z. Shariatmadari, F. Ghanati, Cyanobacterial extract as a source of nutrients for mixotrophic growth of Chlorella vulgaris and Nannochloropsis oculata, Algal Research, 2019, 39, 101480
  • S. Rezasoltani, J. Shayegan, S. Jalali, “Effect of pH on aerobic granulation and treatment performance in sequencing batch reactor”, Chemical Engineering & Technology, 2015, 38, 851–858.
  • S. Jalali, J. Shayegan, S. Rezasoltani, “Rapid start-up and improvement of granulation in SBR”, Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering, 2015, 13, 36.
  • S. Jalali, J. Shayegan, S. Rezasoltani, “A Survey on Sludge Granulation under Aerobic Condition” Journal of Water and Wastewater, 2015, 26, 78-88 (in Persian).

Conference Proceedings

  • S. Rezasoltani, J. Shayegan, S. Jalali “Effect of pH on aerobic granulation and treatment performance in sequencing batch reactor”, Accepted for oral presentation in the 8th International Chemical Engineering Conference,  February 2014, Kish, Iran
  • S. Rezasoltani, J. Shayegan, “Effect of cationic polymer on aerobic granulation in sequencing batch reactor”, accepted for oral presentation in the 15th Iranian National Congress of Chemical Engineering, February 2015, University of Tehran, Iran.