Hossein Mohammadzadeh

Assistant Professor

Education: (CV in Persian)

 

Academic Accomplishments

Journal Publications :

  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Clark, I. (Under Review). “Bioreactive attenuation in groundwaters impacted by landfill leachate: observations with compound-specific d13C”, Ground Water.
  • Mirnejad, H., Sisakht, V., Mohammadzadeh, H., Amini, A.H., Rostron, B.J., and Haghparast, G., “(2010). “Source history and economic evaluation of the Marun oil-field brines, SW Iran: Evidence from trace element contents and oxygen and hydrogen isotopic compositions”, Geological Journal, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd..
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Clark, I. (2008). “Degradation Pathways of Dissolved Carbon in Landfill Leachate traced with compound-specific 13C analysis of DOC”, Journal of Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp 1-28.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Clark, I., Marshner, M., St-Jean, G.(2005). “Compound Specific Isotopic Anlysis (CSIA) of Landfill Leachate DOC Components”, Chemical Geology, Vol. 218, pp 3-13.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Gohari Moghaddam, M., (2001). “Evaluation and Management of Groundwater Resources by Mathematical Models”, Journal of Science, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., (2000). “Groundwater of BahariehKashmar plain”, Journal of Science, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran.
  • Adabi, M.H., Mohammadzadeh, H., (1997). “Study of origin and hydrogeology of Bazangan lake, in Eastern KopetDagh Basin “, The International Journal of Research in Geography, no.  47, pp. 31 – 43.

Conference Presentation:

  • Mohammadzadeh, H., (May 2010). “The Meteoric Relationship for 18O and 2H in Precipitations and Isotopic Compositions of water resources in Mashhad Area (NE Iran)”, 1st International Applied Geological Congress, Mashhad, Iran.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., (may, 2010). “Spatial Statistical Analysis of Groundwater using Geopack and ArcGIS”, 1st International Applied Geological Congress, Mashhad, Iran.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., (October 2009). “Environmental Stable Isotope Measurements Techniques: Sampling, Sample preparation, Standards and Measurements tools” 1st Natinal Conference on Hydrogeology, Behbahan, Iran.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H. (June 2009). “The quality and isotope geochemistry of the Garow saline water springs, Mashhad –Iran”, Goldschmidt2009, Davos, Switzerland, p. A891.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H. Clark, I. (May 2009). “Application of 13C isotope and carbon geochemistry to identify impact from landfill on surrounding groundwater”, The 8th Internationa Congress of Civil Engineering, Shiraz, Iran.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H. (September 2008). “18O, 2H and 13C Isotopic Compositions of Water in Torogh and Kardeh Dams, Mashhad – NE Iran ”, Joint European Stable Isotope User Meeting, Giens Peninsula , France.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Robin, MJ.L.., Khanehbad M. (July 2008). “An investigation of the origin and the groundwater discharge to Bazangan Lake, Eastern Kopet-Dagh Basin-Iran, using geochemistry and stable isotopes ”, Goldschmidt2008, Vancouver, Canada, p. A641.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H. Clark, I. (May 2008). “Assessment of dissolved organic carbon degradation in landfill leachate using hydrogen and carbon isotopes ”, The 2nd Conference and Exhibition on Environmental Engineering, Tehran, Iran, p.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H. Clark, I. (Nov. 2007). “Characterization of CH4 production pathways and estimating the rate of CH4 production using stable isotopes”, stable isotope tools for the assessment of chemical and nicrobial transformation reactions in complex natural and contaminated environment, Monte Verita, Switzerland, p. 46.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H. Clark, I., Aravena, R., Bourbonnais, A., Lue, I., Middlestead, P. (Aug. 2006). “Isotopic Analysis of Ammonium (d15N), Nitrate (d18O & d15N) and Dissolved Carbon (d13C) in Landfill Leachate Plum”, 2ed International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Houston, Texas, USA, pp. 145-150.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Clark, I., Middlestead, P. (Sep. 2004). “Carbon Geochemistry and Environmental Stable Isotopes of Landfill Leachate-Impacted Groundwater”, 3ed Meeting of the France Stable Isotope Society (FSIS), UNESCO, Paris, France.
  • Clark, I., Marschner, M., Mohammadzadeh, H., St-Jean, G., Middlestead, P. (July 2004). “Compound-specific ?13C analysis of DOC in groundwater by LC-TIC.TOC – continuous flow (IAEA-CN-104/P-139)”, International Symposium on Isotope Hydrology and Integrated Water Resources Management, IAEA, Vienna, Austria.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Clark, I., (Sep. 2004). “Evaluation of Groundwater pollution in Trail Road Landfill site, Canada, Using a Geochemical and Isotopic Approach”, 8th Symposium of Geological Society of Iran, Shahrood, Iran.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Clark, I., St-Jean, G., Middlestead, P. (July 2004). “Tracing Landfill Leachate Impacts on Groundwater Using DOC Geochemistry and d13C”, 4th International Conference on Groundwater Quality, GQ-2004, Waterloo, Canada.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Marshner, M., Clark, I., St-Jean, G., Middlestead, P. (Sep. 2003). “Compound-Specific Isotope Anlysis of DOC in Landfill Leachate”, 13ed annual Goldschmidt Conference, Kurashiki, Japan.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Danshfar, B., Clark, I., Johnson, T. (may, 2003). “Spatial Statistical Anlysis of Groundwater in Nepean and Trail Road Landfill Sites, Ottawa, Canada, by Geopack and ArcGIS”, First International Workshop on Aquifer Vulnerability and Risk, Salamanca, Mexico.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., (2000). “Effects of natural factors on groundwater quality, Case study: Korbal, Birjand & Kashmar plains”, 5th International Conference on Civil Engineering, Mashhad, Iran.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Adabi, M.H., (2000). “Water balance and touristic attractions of the biggest natural lake of Khorasan state ‘Bzangan’ ”, 5th International Conference on Civil Engineering, Mashhad, Iran.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Sadeghi, A., (2000). “Study on Cr+6 and hydrochemistry of groundwater in Aliabad plain - Birjand(Abstract), 7th Iranian Seminar of Pharmaceutical Sciences (ISPS), Mashhad, Iran.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Kazemi, R., (1999). “Groundwater and hydrogeochemical studies of Shirwan and its role on development of the Shirvan city”, Proceeding of the 3rd Symposium of the Geological Society of Iran, Shiraz, Iran, pp.  593 – 597.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Zare, M., (1998). “Hydrogeological Techniques for identification of karstic and alluvial groundwater mixing: A case study of Rahmat anticline, Perspolice”, The 2nd International Symposium on Karstic Water Resources, TehranKermanshah, Iran.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Amini, A., Ghafourian, R., (1998). “The role of geological and hydrogeochemical studies in Baharieh floodwater spreading project”, Proceeding of the 2nd Symposium of the Geological Society of Iran, Mashhad, Iran, pp.  431 - 436.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Ghohari Moghaddam, M., (1998). “Evaluation and management of groundwater resources by mathematical models”, The First Conference on Optimization and its Applications, Mashhad, Iran.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Ghafouri, M., (1998). “The role of groundwater in landslide”, Proceeding of the 2nd Symposium on Landslide, Sanandaj, Iran, pp. 1 - 14.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., (1997). “ Water quality and it’s role in agricultural development”,  Proceeding of the First  Symposium on Industrial Role in Agricultural Development, Isfahan, Iran, pp. 233 – 246.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., Ghafourian, R., (1997). “Importance of hydrogeological and hydrogeochemical studies in floodwater spreading projects”, 8th International Conference on Rainwater Cathment System, Tehran, Iran, pp. 1523 - 1524.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., (1995). “ Investigation on the causes of salinity in the Karstic springs of Rahmat mountain, Zagros, Iran” Proceeding of the 3rd Symposium on the Study of Water Resources, Tehran, Iran, pp. 430 – 452.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., (1994). “The harmful effects arising out of irregular extractoin of groundwater resources”, Second Conference of Civil Engineering Students, Tehran, Iran.

Technical Reports:

  • Gafouri, M., Mohammadzadeh, H., (1999). “Identification & evaluation of suitable sites for Mashhad waste disposal, A preliminary study”, Offce of Vice – Chancellor for research, Mashhad University.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., (1996). “Hydrogeological and hydrogeochemical studies OF Baharieh  plain, in Khorasan state, NE of  Iran”,  Natural Resources and Livestock Research Center, Ministry of Jihad -e-Sazandegi.
  • Mohammadzadeh, H., (1992). “Pumping test of wells and groundwater  study of Bakan plain, in Fars State, SE of Iran”,  Ministry of Jihad -e-Sazandegi.

 

Academic Activity

Teaching Duties:

  • 1994 - Present, Lecturer of Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
    • Tracers:
      • Course outline
      • Term Paper (Presentation Evaluation, Report Evaluation, Report writing in doc, pdf, Titles and Deadlines to present projects)
      • Environmental Isotopes in Hydrogeology (Clark and Fritze 1997-Chapter 1,2,3&4)
      • Tracers in Hydrology (Leibungugt et al., 2009-Chapter 4 - Artificial Tracers)
      • WRO-1381-Tracer in Aluvial Aquifers
      • WRO-1375-Tracer in Karstic Aquifers
      • Smart, P.L., Laidlaw, I.M.S. (1977). "An Evaluation of Some Fluorescent Dyes for Water Tracing", Water Resources Research.
      • Final Marks
    • Contamination of Water resources:
      • Course outline
      • Term Paper (Presentation Evaluation, Report Evaluation, Report writing in doc, pdf, Titles and Deadlines to present projects)
      • Chapter 1- Air pollution and Acid Rain
      • Chapter 2-Water Contamination
      • Chapter 3-GW contamination
      • Chapter 4-Redox Evolution
      • Contaminant Transport (Chapters 2 and 3 of Contaminants Hydrogeology)
      • Remediation (Chapters 9 of Contaminants Hydrogeology)
      • Final Marks
    • Wast Materials and the Environment
      • Christensen T H -2000
      • Christensen T H -2001
      • Mohammadzadeh-2005
      • Mohammadzadeh-2008
      • Van Breukelen 2003
      • Van Breukelen-2004
      • Van Breukelen-2004b
    • Advanced Hydrogeology:
      • Course outline (pdf, ppt)
      • Term Paper (Presentation Evaluation, Report Evaluation, Report writing in doc, pdf, Titles and Deadlines to present projects)
      • Review (Definitions, Principles & GW Governing Equations, Aquifer Characteristics)
      • GW Flow and Storage (Part1 and Part2)
      • Lab/Ass 1-Basic properties and Darcys Law
      • Lab/Ass 2-Storage
      • Lab/Ass 3-Seepage
      • Solutions to GW flow equations (Potentiometric Surfaces and Flow Nets, Finite Differences, and Analytical Solutions)
      • Lab/Ass 4-Flow Nets & Finite Difference
      • Lab/Ass 5-Analytical Solutions and Response Tests
      • GW Contamination (Part 1)
      • GW Balance (Boonstra)
      • Final Marks
    • Groundwater Geochemistry
      • Term Paper (Presentation Evaluation, Report Evaluation, Report writing in doc, pdf, Titles and Deadlines to present projects)
      • Course outline
      • Chapter 1 (Water Characteristics); Chapter 2 (Geochemical Reactions); Chapter 3 (Graphical methods for geochemical data); Chapter 4 (Factors effects on groundwater quality); Chapter 5 (Dissolved Inorganic Carbon); Water Test; Chapter 6 (Weathering)
      • Marks-Final
    • Hydrogeology (Earth and Water Resources):
      • Course outline
      • Chapter 1 (Definitions, Principles & GW Governing Equations, Aquifer Characteristics);
      • Chapter 2 (Solutions to the Groundwater Flow Equations);
      • Chapter 3 (Pumping Tests - Analytical Solutions );
      • Chapter 4 (Groundwater Geochemistry);
      • Chapter 5 (Groundwater Exploitation, Geoelectrical methods, Artificial Recharge)
      • Final Marks
    • Physical Geology - CIV
      • Course outline
      • Chapter 1 (The Earth System);
      • Chapter 2 (Plate Tectonics);
      • Chapter 3 (Earth Materials);
      • Chapter 4,5&6 (Rocks);
      • Chapter 7 (Deformation);
      • Chapter 13 (Earthquakes);
      • Chapter 16 (Weathering);
      • Chapter 17 (Hydrological Cycle & Groundwater);
      • Chapter 18 (Streams);
      • Chapter 19 (Winds & Deserts)
      • Marks
  • 2001 – 2006, Teaching Assistance at Department of Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa
  • 1995 - 2001, Invited Lecturer at Birjand University, Mashhad Payam-e-Noor University and Mashhad Teaching Center of Ministry of Agriculture
    • Hydrogeology (Earth and Water Resources)
    • Artificial Groundwater Recharge
    • Surveying

Scientific Activities:

  • 1996 - 2001, Research Consultant Ministry of Agricalture, Mashhad, Iran.
  • 1992 - 1993, Research Consultant, Ministry of Agricalture, Shiraz, Iran.
  • 1994 – Present, International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH)
  • 1998 – Present, Iranian Association of Engineering Geology (a branch of the IAEG)
  • 1997 – Present, Iranian Association of Water Resources (IAWR)
  • 1997 – Present, Geological Society of Iran (GSI)
  • 2004 – 2005, Geological Society of America (GSA)

 

Research Inrerests:

  • Groundwater Geochemistry and Environmental Isotopes in Hydrogeology
  • Global Network of Isotopes in Precipitation (GNIP) and Isotope Hydrology Information System (ISOHIS)
  • Application of Geochemical Techniques and Stable Isotope in Environmental Geosciences
  • Landfill Impacts Assessment using Geochemical Techniques and Stable Isotopes
  • Evaluating Landfill Methane Production Rate Using Isotope Mass Balance
  • Hydrogeology and Groundwater Contaminant Transport in Porous Media
  • Microbial Activities for Remediation of Groundwater Contamination
  • Application of GIS in Groundwater Hydrology
  • Groundwater Hydrology in Semi-arid and arid zone
  • Topics of Medical Geology related to contaminated water resources
  • Geothermal Energy and the Application of Geochemical Techniques to Geothermal Studies

 Field, Laboratory and Computer skilles:

  • Measuring Field parameters (Eh, pH, EC, DO, and T) using appropriate meters and an in-line flow-through cell
  • Measuring stable Oxygen, and Hydrogen, isotopes using Continuous Flow-Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (CF-IRMS)
  • Measuring concentrations and 13C-isotopic composition of DIC and DOC using a total inorganic/organic carbon analyzer (TCA) interfaced with a CF-IRMS
  • CH4 concentrations and 13C isotope measurements of headspace gases using GC and CF-IRMS
  • Compound specific isotope analysis (CSIA) of carbon compounds using DAX-8 resin column separation, TCA and HPLC
  • Isotopic analysis of ammonium (d15N), nitrate (d18O and d15N) and N2 (d15N) using “simultaneous distillation and titration method”, “denitrifier method”, “gas-diffusion samplers”, Elemental Analysis (EA) and IRMS
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, GIS, Dreamweaver, Windows XP


 © Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Ottawa, 140 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, On., Canada, K1N 6N5 ==> Email: hm@uottawa.ca

 © Groundwater Research Center, Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, P.O.Box: 91775-1436, IRAN ==> Email: mohammadzadeh@um.ac.ir

Sep, 2010