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 

Nesma Allam  
Ph.D. Candidate, Winter 2017-Present
(Co-supervised with Dr. Ania Ulrich)

Education: M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 2013
Awards: NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS), Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, Dr. Donald R Stanley Graduate Scholarship in Environmental (Civil) Engineering, Petro-Canada Graduate Scholarship, UofA Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship, FGSR Completion Scholarship

Seyed Mohammad Mirsoleimani Azizi  
Ph.D. Student, 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. Student, Fall 2019-Present
(Co-supervised with Dr. Yang Liu)

Education: M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, 2019
B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, Nanjing Forestry University, China, 2017
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
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
Award: NSERC PGS

Nervana Haffiez
M.Sc. Student, Summer 2020-Present

Education: BSc in Biology/Chemistry, Ain Shams University, Egypt.

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.

 

Undergraduate Students 

Zexuan Ju
Undergraduate Researcher (Environmental Engineering), Summer 2022-Present

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) Program

Dylan Anderson

Undergraduate Researcher (Engineering Physics), Summer 2022-Present

I-STEAM Pathways Environmental Education Program for Indigenous Students, University of Alberta

 

Visiting Researchers

Dr. Linyu Deng 

Visiting Professor, April 2022-Present
Associate Professor, School of Environmental and Municipal Engineering, Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, China

Juliana Martinez Ducuara

Mitacs Globalink Intern, May 2022-Present
B.Sc. in Biological Engineering, National University of Colombia.

Aayush Kumar Choudhary 

Mitacs Globalink Intern, May 2022-Present
B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, India