Biorefining and Remediation Laboratory Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

 

Sayedin, F., Kermanshahi pour A., He, S., 2019, Evaluating the potential of a novel anaerobic baffled reactor for anaerobic digestion of thin stillage: Effect of organic loading rate, hydraulic retention time and recycle ratio, Journal of Renewable Energy,135, 975–983.

 

Naghdi, M., Taheran, M., Brar, S. K., Kermanshahi-pour, A., Verma, M., Surampalli, R.Y. 2019. Fabrication of nanobiocatalyst using encapsulated laccase onto chitosan-nanobiochar composite,
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 124, 530-536.

 

Kumar, P., Hegde, K., Brar, S.K., Cledon, M., Kermanshahi-pour, A., Roy-Lachapelle, Galvez-Cloutier, R. 2019. Novel fluidized-bed biofilm reactor for concomitant removal of microcystin-LR and organics, Chemical Engineering Journal, 359, 99-111.

 

Jiao, G. and Kermanshahi pour, A., 2018, Extraction of anthocyanins from haskap berry pulp using supercritical carbon dioxide: Influence of co-solvent composition and pretreatment, LWT Food Science and Technology, 98, 237-244.

 

Kumar, P., Hegde, K., Brar, S.K.,Cledon, M., Kermanshahi-pour, A., Roy-Lachapelle, Galvez-Cloutier, R. 2018. Biodegradation of microcystin-LR using acclimatized bacteria isolated from different units of the drinking water treatment plant, Environmnetal Pollution, 242,407-416.


Naghdi, M., Taheran, M., Brar, S. K., Kermanshahi-pour, A., Verma, M., Surampalli, R.Y. 2018. Pinewood nanobiochar: A unique carrier for the immobilization of crude laccase by covalent bonding, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 115, 563-571.

 

Sayedin, F., Kermanshahi pour, A., He, S., 2018, Anaerobic digestion of thin stillage in a novel Anaerobic Baffled Reactor, Journal of Waste Management, 78, 541–552.

 

Alhattab, M., Kermanshahi pour A., Brooks M. S. , 2018, Microalgae disruption techniques for product-recovery: Influence of cell wall composition, Journal of Applied phycology

 

Naghdi M., Taheran M., Brar S.K., Kermanshahi pour A., Verma M., Surampalli R.Y., 2018, Biotransformation of carbamazepine by laccase-mediator system: Kinetics, by-products and toxicity assessment, Process Biochemistry, 67, 147-154.

 

Naghdi M., Taheran M., Brar S.K., Kermanshahi-pour A., Verma, M., Surampalli, R.Y., 2017, Removal of pharmaceutical compounds in water and wastewater using fungal oxidoreductase enzymes, Environmental Pollution, 234, 190–213.

 

Ugalde, V., Armenta, R. E., Kermanshahi pour, A, Sun, Z., Berryman, K.T. and Brooks, M. S-L., 2017, Improvement of culture conditions for cell biomass and fatty acids production by marine thraustochytrid F24-2, Journal of Applied Phycology.

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., MacEachern, L.M, Mirmehrabi, M, 2017, A novel process for preparation of fatty acid oil mixture in solid form , Food Chemistry, 229, 50-56.

 

Naghdi, M.; Taheran, M.; Brar, S.K.; Kermanshahi pour, A.; Verma, M.; Surampalli, R.Y., 2017, Immobilized laccase on oxygen functionalized nanobiochars through mineral acidstreatment for removal of carbamazepine , Science of the Total Environment, 584–585, 393–401.

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., Sommer T.J., Anastas P.T., Zimmerman J.B. 2014, Enzymatic and acid hydrolysis of Tetraselmis suecica for polysaccharide characterization, Bioresource Technology, 173, 415-421.

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., Roy R., Cooper D.G., Maric M., Nicell J.A. 2013, Biodegradation kinetics of dibenzoate plasticizers and their metabolites, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 70, 35-45.

 

Foley, P., Kermanshahi pour, A., Beach, E.S., Zimmerman, J.B. 2012, Derivation and synthesis of renewable surfactants, Chemical Society Reviews, 14(4), 1499-1518.

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., Mamer O.A., Cooper D.G., Maric M., Nicell J.A. 2009, Metabolites from the biodegradation of 1,6-hexanediol dibenzoate, a potential green plasticizer, by Rhodococcus rhodochrous, Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 44(5), 662-671.

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., Cooper D.G., Mamer O.A., Maric M., Nicell J.A. 2009, Mechanism of biodegradation of dibenzoate plasticizers, Chemosphere, 77(2), 258-263.

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., Roy R., Cooper D.G., Maric M., Nicell J.A. 2013, Biodegradation kinetics of dibenzoate plasticizers and their metabolites, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 70, 35-45.

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., Karamanev D., Margaritis A. 2006, Kinetic modeling of the biodegradation of the aqueous p-xylene in the immobilized soil bioreactor, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 27(3), 204-211.

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., Karamanev, D., Margaritis, A. 2005, Biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons in an immobilized cell airlift bioreactor, Water Research, 39(15), 3704-3714.

 

Book Chapters

 

Kermanshahi-pour, A. 2018, Communication for a Collective Response to Environmental Stress: Bacterial and Fungal Perspective. Microbial Sensing in Fermentation. John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. Editors: Satinder K. Brar, Ratul K. Das.

 

Kermanshahi-pour, A., Zimmerman J.B., Anastas, P.T. 2013, Microalgae-Derived Chemicals: opportunity for an Integrated Chemical Plant, in Reza Razeghifard (Ed.) Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis: Solar Power as an Energy Source, John Wiley & Sons Inc. 387-433.

 

Oral Presentations

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., MacIntyre, H. Rastin, S., Waclawik, M., Budge, S., Cellular accumulation of 3-deoxy-D-manno-oct-2-ulosonic acid (Kdo) in Tetraselmis suecica is independent of nitrogen or phosphorous stress , 8th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, Algal Biomass, Biofuel and Bioproduct, Seattle, WA, US, June 11-13, 2018. Oral presentation.

 

Sayedin F., Kermanshahi pour A., He S., An integrated biorefinery for anaerobic digestion of thin stillage and microalgae cultivation for nutrient recycling and bioenergy production. Atlantic BIOCON 2018 conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, May 23-24, 2018. Awarded the best student poster.

 

Sayedin F., Kermanshahi pour A., He S. 2017, An integrated system for thin stillage remediation coupled with microalgae cultivation for carbohydrate production , 255th ACS National Meeting, Division of Environmental Chemistry, Theme: Food, Water, Energy, Symposium: Emerging Environmental Biotechnologies for Energy-Efficient Pollutant Control, Remediation, Resource Recovery, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22, 2018.

 

Kermanshahi pour A., MacEachern L., Mirmehrabi M. 2017, A Novel Process for Preparation of Fatty Acid Oil Mixture in Solid Form, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Annual Meeting and Exposition, November 12-15, San Diego, CA, USA.

 

Kermanshahi pour A. 2016, Microalgae-derived chemicals: opportunity for an integrated chemical plant, invited lecture: biochemistry and molecular biology seminar series, Dalhousie University, NS, Canada.

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., Zimmerman, J.B., Anastas, P.T. 2013, Enzymatic and acid hydrolysis of Tetraselmis suecica, marine microalgae for fermentable sugars production and polysaccharide characterization, 3rd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, Toronto, ON, Canada.

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., Cooper, D.G., Maric, M., Nicell, J.A. 2010. Effect of functional groups on biodegradability of dibenzoate plasticizers, 3rd International IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

 

Kermanshahi pour, A., Cooper, D.G., Maric, M., Nicell, J.A. 2009. Towards the development of green plasticizers, 13th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, College Park, MD, USA.

 

Kermanshahi pour A., Cooper, D.G., Maric, M., Nicell, J.A. 2008. Effect of alkyl branches and ether functions on biodegradability of dibenzoate plasticizers and their metabolites, 59th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

 

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