Current Lab Members

Postdoctoral Fellow 

Basem S. Zakaria 
Postdoctoral Fellow, December 2021-Present

Ph.D. in Environmental Science, University of Alberta, 2021
M.Sc. in Environmental Biotechnology, Cairo University, Egypt, 2015


Graduate Students 

Seyed Mohammad Mirsoleimani Azizi  
Ph.D. Candidate, Fall 2019-Present

Education: M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Shiraz University, Iran, 2017.
Awards: Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES), Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship


Qi Huang  
Ph.D. Candidate, Fall 2019-Present
(Co-supervised with Dr. Yang Liu)

Education: M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, 2019
Awards:  Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES), Rick George Graduate Leadership Scholarship in Engineering.


Tae Chung
Ph.D. Student, Winter 2021-Present

Education: M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, 2020
B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, 2018
Awards: Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral (CGS D), Alberta Innovates Graduate Scholarship, President’s Doctoral Prize of Distinction


Monisha Alam
Ph.D. Student, Fall 2021-Present

Education: M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta


Romana Saila 
Ph.D. Student, Fall 2022-Present

Education: M.Eng. in Water Resources, University of Alberta


Yadong Fan
Ph.D. Student (Co-supervised with Dr. Dominic Sauvageau)

Education:  M.Sc., Environmental Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, China


Parisa Niknejad
M.Sc. Student, Fall 2021-Present
(Co-supervised with Dr. Rajender Gupta)

Education: M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Iran.


Harveen Kaur Tatla
M.Sc. Student (Chemical Engineering Department), Fall 2022-Present
(Co-supervised with Dr. Rajender Gupta and Dr. Mohd Adnan Khan)


Anindya Amal Chakrabarty 
M.Sc. Student, Environmental Engineering, Winter 2023-Present





Education: B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh.


Research Assistant 

Nervana Haffiez
Research Assistant, September 2022-Present

Education: MSc, Environmental Science, University of Alberta


Visiting Researchers

Dr. Linyu Deng
Visiting Professor, April 2022-Present (Supported by China Scholarship Council) 

Affiliation: Associate Professor, School of Environmental and Municipal Engineering, Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, China