Work with thought leaders and academic experts in environmental engineering

Companies can greatly benefit from working with Environmental Engineering experts. These professionals possess the knowledge and skills to address environmental challenges and develop sustainable solutions. By collaborating with an academic researcher in this field, companies can gain access to cutting-edge research, innovative technologies, and specialized expertise. Environmental Engineering experts can help companies in various ways, such as conducting environmental impact assessments, designing and implementing sustainable infrastructure projects, developing waste management strategies, optimizing energy efficiency, and ensuring compliance with environmental regulations. Their expertise can contribute to cost savings, improved environmental performance, enhanced corporate social responsibility, and a competitive advantage in the market.

Researchers on NotedSource with backgrounds in environmental engineering include Dr.Umud Shokri, Milad Karimi, Douglas Sponsler, Mohammad Imran Khan, Ajay Badhan, Sarafa A. Akeem, and Michael Hickner.

Dr.Umud Shokri

washington dc
Senior Visiting Fellow
Most Relevant Research Interests
Environmental Engineering
Other Research Interests (10)
Energy Diplomacy
Energy Security
Central Asia
Middle East. GCC
Sociology and Political Science
And 5 more
About
Dr. Umud Shokri is a distinguished authority in energy strategy and foreign policy, boasting a Ph.D. in International Relations that underpins his unparalleled expertise in global energy dynamics, climate change, clean energy technologies, energy security, and complex geopolitics. With over two decades of experience in energy security and Geopolitical Risk Intelligence, he has contributed significantly to international relations. As the author of "US Energy Diplomacy in the Caspian Sea Basin: Changing Trends Since 2001," his contributions are substantial.   Dr. Shokri's extensive knowledge encompasses diverse areas. He conducts pioneering research on the energy transition landscape, examining policies, technologies, and market dynamics driving the shift toward clean and renewable energy sources. Additionally, he focuses on the role of critical minerals in renewable energy technologies and the associated geopolitics and supply chain challenges.   At George Mason University, he serves as a senior visiting fellow, sharing his wisdom with future energy and foreign policy leaders. Driven by his passion for renewable energy, he advocates for its transformative potential in addressing climate change. His research also extends to electric vehicles (EVs), where he explores policies, infrastructure, and market dynamics crucial for global EV adoption and sustainable transportation. Beyond energy and climate, Dr. Shokri delves into geopolitics. He analyzes Iranian regional and foreign policy, trade, security, military relations with neighbors, and regional rivalries in the Middle East, offering valuable insights into the impacts of these rivalries across the region.   Furthermore, he provides valuable perspectives on U.S. relations with the Caucasus, Central Asia, GCC, and MENA, enhancing our understanding of global politics and energy security. Dr. Shokri's writings cover various topics, from analyzing politics and economics in oil-rich nations to advocating sustainable urban development and the global transition to clean energy. His influence extends to major news outlets, including The New York Times, Al Jazeera, Liberation, Asharq News, and CNN Arabia.   Driven by the urgency of an energy transition and climate change, he tirelessly promotes clean energy adoption and a sustainable future. In conclusion, Dr. Umud Shokri's legacy is poised to shape clean energy adoption, climate action, and international relations. Through his groundbreaking research, analyses, and unwavering dedication, he paves the way for a greener and more prosperous tomorrow. His impact resonates across academia, policy, and the global community, driving transformative change for years to come.
Most Relevant Publications (2+)

22 total publications

Energy Factor in Iran-Turkey Relations

Energy & Environment / Sep 01, 2015

Kalehsar, O. S. (2015). Energy Factor in Iran-Turkey Relations. Energy & Environment, 26(5), 777–787. https://doi.org/10.1260/0958-305x.26.5.777

A flexible pipeline dream: Iran’s LNG goals

Energy & Environment / Aug 01, 2016

Shokri Kalehsar, O. (2016). A flexible pipeline dream: Iran’s LNG goals. Energy & Environment, 27(5), 542–552. https://doi.org/10.1177/0958305x16665535

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Ajay Badhan

Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Research Biologist, Lethbridge Research Center, Canada
Most Relevant Research Interests
Environmental Engineering
Other Research Interests (26)
Animal nutrition
cell wall biosynthesis and its deconstruction
biofuels
Waste Management and Disposal
Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
And 21 more
About
I am a proficient researcher with valuable research and teaching experience acquired at distinguished institutes like Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, US, University of Alberta, Canada, and Lethbridge Research Center (AAFC), Canada. I have been working for past 15 years on multiple projects focused on the economical, environmental and social sustainability of agricultural production. Improvement in livestock performance, productivity, and health by unlocking the microbiome, development of clean technologies, improving agriculture environmental performance, and Increase agro-ecosystem resilience are prime objectives for my research.
Most Relevant Publications (4+)

29 total publications

Production of multiple xylanolytic and cellulolytic enzymes by thermophilic fungus Myceliophthora sp. IMI 387099

Bioresource Technology / Feb 01, 2007

Badhan, A. K., Chadha, B. S., Kaur, J., Saini, H. S., & Bhat, M. K. (2007). Production of multiple xylanolytic and cellulolytic enzymes by thermophilic fungus Myceliophthora sp. IMI 387099. Bioresource Technology, 98(3), 504–510. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2006.02.009

Purification and characterization of two endoglucanases from Melanocarpus sp. MTCC 3922

Bioresource Technology / Jan 01, 2007

KAUR, J., CHADHA, B., KUMAR, B., & SAINI, H. (2007). Purification and characterization of two endoglucanases from Melanocarpus sp. MTCC 3922. Bioresource Technology, 98(1), 74–81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2005.11.019

Identification and characterization of diverse xylanases from thermophilic and thermotolerant fungi

BioResources / Jul 01, 2006

Ghatora, S. K., Chadha, B. S., Badhan, A. K., Saini, H. S., & Bhat, M. K. (2006). Identification and characterization of diverse xylanases from thermophilic and thermotolerant fungi. BioResources, 1(1), 18–33. https://doi.org/10.15376/biores.1.1.18-33

Identification of novel enzymes to enhance the ruminal digestion of barley straw

Bioresource Technology / Jul 01, 2018

Badhan, A., Ribeiro, G. O., Jones, D. R., Wang, Y., Abbott, D. W., Di Falco, M., Tsang, A., & McAllister, T. A. (2018). Identification of novel enzymes to enhance the ruminal digestion of barley straw. Bioresource Technology, 260, 76–84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.03.086

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Michael Hickner

Michigan State University
Most Relevant Research Interests
Environmental Engineering
Other Research Interests (35)
polymers : 3D printing : materials chemistry : energy : water
Colloid and Surface Chemistry
Biochemistry
Catalysis
Pollution
And 30 more
About
Michael Hickner is an accomplished researcher and educator with an extensive background in chemical engineering. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2003. For the past 15 years, Hickner has been a Rogerson Endowed Professor at Michigan State University, where he has conducted highly acclaimed research in the areas of sustainable energy technologies and nanomanufacturing. Previous to this appointment, Hickner was a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories, where he conducted post-doctoral research in the fields of materials science, nanotechnology, and catalysis. Given his diverse skill set and supportive leadership style, Michigan State students look to Hickner to provide them with the guidance, mentorship, and educational tools necessary to excel in the field of chemical engineering.
Most Relevant Publications (3+)

217 total publications

Reducing nitrogen crossover in microbial reverse-electrodialysis cells by using adjacent anion exchange membranes and anion exchange resin

Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology / Jan 01, 2015

Wallack, M. J., Geise, G. M., Hatzell, M. C., Hickner, M. A., & Logan, B. E. (2015). Reducing nitrogen crossover in microbial reverse-electrodialysis cells by using adjacent anion exchange membranes and anion exchange resin. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 1(6), 865–873. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ew00160a

Spray-on polyvinyl alcohol separators and impact on power production in air-cathode microbial fuel cells with different solution conductivities

Bioresource Technology / Nov 01, 2014

Hoskins, D. L., Zhang, X., Hickner, M. A., & Logan, B. E. (2014). Spray-on polyvinyl alcohol separators and impact on power production in air-cathode microbial fuel cells with different solution conductivities. Bioresource Technology, 172, 156–161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2014.09.004

Effect of nitrogen addition on the performance of microbial fuel cell anodes

Bioresource Technology / Jan 01, 2011

Saito, T., Mehanna, M., Wang, X., Cusick, R. D., Feng, Y., Hickner, M. A., & Logan, B. E. (2011). Effect of nitrogen addition on the performance of microbial fuel cell anodes. Bioresource Technology, 102(1), 395–398. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2010.05.063

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Example environmental engineering projects

How can companies collaborate more effectively with researchers, experts, and thought leaders to make progress on environmental engineering?

Environmental Impact Assessment for a Manufacturing Plant

An Environmental Engineering expert can conduct a comprehensive assessment of the environmental impact of a manufacturing plant. This includes evaluating air and water pollution, waste generation, and resource consumption. The researcher can provide recommendations to minimize the plant's environmental footprint and ensure compliance with regulations, leading to improved sustainability and reduced environmental risks.

Designing Sustainable Water Treatment Systems

Collaborating with an Environmental Engineering researcher can help companies design and implement sustainable water treatment systems. The expert can analyze water quality, develop innovative treatment technologies, and optimize processes to ensure efficient and cost-effective water treatment. This can lead to improved water resource management, reduced water pollution, and enhanced operational efficiency.

Developing Renewable Energy Solutions

An academic researcher in Environmental Engineering can assist companies in developing renewable energy solutions. They can conduct feasibility studies, design renewable energy systems, and optimize energy generation and storage. By leveraging their expertise, companies can reduce reliance on fossil fuels, lower carbon emissions, and contribute to a more sustainable energy future.

Waste Management Strategy for a Construction Project

Working with an Environmental Engineering expert, companies can develop effective waste management strategies for construction projects. The researcher can analyze waste generation, recommend recycling and reuse options, and implement waste reduction measures. This can lead to cost savings, reduced environmental impact, and improved waste management practices.

Environmental Compliance and Regulatory Support

Companies can benefit from the expertise of an Environmental Engineering researcher in ensuring compliance with environmental regulations. The expert can provide guidance on environmental permits, conduct audits, and develop strategies to meet regulatory requirements. This can help companies avoid penalties, maintain a positive reputation, and demonstrate a commitment to environmental stewardship.