Rouzbeh Tehrani

Assistant Professor of Instruction & Graduate Programs Coordinator in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office Hours

Tuesday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Bio

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, Temple University, 2013
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, Dalhousie University,Canada, 2007
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering (oil and gas process design), Azad University of Tehran, Iran, 2004

 Research Interest 

  • Remediation of contaminated soil and sediments 
  • Fate of chlorinated organic contaminants and their metabolites in natural systems
  • Data Science 
  • Treatment technologies of produced water and hydrofracturing wastewater 

Recent Publications

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Ry9-ZZQAAAAJ&hl=en

  • Tehrani R and Van Aken B 2013. Hydroxylated Polychlorinated Biphenyls in the Environment: Sources, Fate, and Toxicities. Environ Sci Pollut Res, DOI 10.1007/s11356-013-1742-6
  • Tehrani R, Lyv M, and Van Aken 2013. Transformation of hydroxylated derivatives of 2,5-dichlorobiphenyl and 2,4,6-trichlorobiphenyl by Burkholderia xenovorans LB400. Environ Sci Pollut Res, DOI 10.1007/s11356-013-1629-6
  • Tehrani R, Lyv M, Kaveh R, Schnoor J, and Van Aken B 2012. Biodegradation of Mono-Hydroxylated PCBs by Burkholderia xenovorans LB400. Biotechnology Letters, (34) 12 2247-2252
  • Van Aken B, Tehrani R and Kaveh R 2012. Uptake and Metabolism of Pharmaceuticals and Other Emerging Contaminants by Plants. In Anjum NA et al. (Eds), Phytotechnologies: Remediation of Environmental Contaminants, CRC press, Boca Raton, pp 541-570
  • Van Aken B, Tehrani R, and Schnoor LJ 2011. Endophyte-assisted phytoremediation of explosives in poplar trees by Methylobacterium populi BJ001. In Frank CA and Pirttila AM (Eds), Endophytes of forest trees: Biology and applications, 2nd Edition. Springer, Netherlands, pp217-234

Platform Talk and Presentations

  • Tehrani R, Van Aken B, Lehmler H, and Schnoor J 2012. Toxicity of Plant Metabolites of Polychlorinated Biphenyls toward
    the Bacterium Burkholderia xenovorans LB400. Platform talk in Battelle 8th International Conference on Remediation of
    Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. Monterey California, May 19-24 2012
  • Tehrani R, Lehmler H, Schnoor J and Van Aken B 2012. Biodegradation of Mono-Hydroxylated PCBs by
    Burkholderia xenovorans LB400. Poster presentation. 7th International PCB Workshop. Arcachon France, May 27-31 2012
  • Tehrani R, Van Aken B, Lehmler H, and Schnoor J 2011. Biodegradation of Mono-Hydroxylated PCBs by Burkholderia xenovorans LB400.
    Poster presentation. Annual NIEHS Superfund Research Program, Lexington Kentucky, October 23-26 2011