Niyaz Mohammad Mahmoodi

* Prof. Dr. Mahmoodi was ranked in Stanford University study of the world's top 2% of scientists in 2022 (Rank = 42 in Chemical Engineering).


** h-index: 89 (Citation: 16,651 - Google Scholar Data, January 2023)

Top Environmental Sciences Scientists in Iran

*** Prof. Dr. Mahmoodi is the Editor-in-Chief of "Sustainable Chemical Engineering".


Prof. Dr. Mahmoodi had received BSc and MSc in Chemistry and PhD in Textile Engineering (Environmental Engineering). He published 213 peer-reviewed papers (ISI Thomson Reuters). His research focuses on environmental nanotechnology for water and wastewater treatment including the removal of pollutants using different nanomaterials (nanosheets, nanotubes, nanofibers, nanocomposites, and nanoparticles). The main processes are adsorption, advanced oxidation, enzymatic, and membrane.

Department of Environmental Research, Institute for Color Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
Full Professor: June 2019 - Present
Associate Professor: May 2015 - June 2019
Assistant Professor: January 2011 - May 2015

Mentoring: Research mentor to 22 PhD students, and 50 MSc students.
Publications: Authored 213 articles in peer-reviewed journals (2005-2023).
Citations: Over 16,600 total citations with an average of 78 citations per published article.


PhD: Textile (Environmental) Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2008 - 2010.
MSc: Applied Chemistry, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2000 - 2003.
BSc: Chemistry, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran, 1996 - 2000.

Employment Information

Faculty/DepartmentPosition/RankEmployment TypeCooperation TypeGrade
Institute for Color Science and TechnologyFull ProfessorTenuredFull Time15