MAHDI SAFAEI

Mahdi Safaei Khorram

2017-present Postdoctoral research fellow, GIGCAS

2016-2017 Assistant professor, Department of Environmental Science, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

2013- 2016 PhD (Pesticide Science and Environmental Toxicology), Department of Pesticide Science & Environmental Toxicology, University of Zhejiang, China

2009-2011 M.Sc. (Ecotoxicology), Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

2007-2008 Graduate diploma in “Producer of Herbal Plants” (IRI’s Technical and Vocational Training Organization), Tehran, Iran

2006-2007 Graduate diploma in “Cultivation of Herbal Plants” (IRI’s Technical and Vocational Training Organization), Tehran, Iran

1997 – 2002 B.Sc. In Plant Medicine (Plant Protection), Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Gorgan, Iran

Publications (peer-reviewed journals)

  • Dilanka N.D. Samaraweera, Xin Liu, Guangcai Zhong, Tilak Priyadarshana, Riffat Naseem Malik, Gan Zhang, Mahdi Safaei Khorram, Zewen Zhu, Xianzhi Peng. Antibiotics in two municipal sewage treatment plants in Sri Lanka: Occurrence, consumption and removal efficiency . Emerging Contaminants. Volume 5, 2019, Pages 272-278

1-   Mahdi Safaei Khorram, Rudolf Kiefer. Biochar Applications in Soil: Possible Benefits and Risks in Short and Long Term. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Submitted)

2-   Ghazala Riaz, Amut Bari Tabinda, Mujtaba Baqar, Adeel Mahmood, Mehvish Mumraz, Abdul Qadir, Abdullah Yasar, Mahdi Safaei Khorram. Human Health Risk Surveillance through the Determination of Organochlorine Pesticides by High–Performance Liquid Chromatography in Water, Sediments, and Fish from the Chenab River, Pakistan. Analytical Letters (Accepted, In press)

3-   Mahdi Safaei Khorram, Akram Fatemi, Md. Asaduzzaman Khan, Rudolf Kiefer, Sasan Jafarnia. Potential risk of weed outbreak by increasing the application rate of biochars in slow rowth legume, Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture (accepted, In press)

4-   Mahdi Safaei Khorram, Ajit K. Sarmah, Yunlong Yu. The effects of biochar characteristics on the fomesafen adsorption-desorption capacity of soil. Ware, Air and Soil Pollution (accepted, In Press)

5-   Madis Harjo, Arko Kesküla, Kaur Leemets, Mahdi Safaei Khorram, Rando Saar, Martin Järvekülg, Tarmo Tamm, Rudolf Kiefer, 2017. Polypyrrole coatings on gelatinfiber scaffolds: Material and electrochemical characterizations in organic and aqueous electrolyte. Synthetic Metals, 232: 25–30.

6-   Mahdi Safaei Khorram, Yuan Zheng, Dunli Lin, Qian Zhang, Hua Fang, Yunlong Yu, 2017. Effects of aging process on adsorption-desorption and bioavailability of fomesafen in an agricultural soil amended with rice hull biochar. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 56: 180-191.

7-   Mahdi Safaei Khorram, Yuan Zheng, Dunli Lin, Qian Zhang, Hua Fang, Yunlong Yu, 2016. Dissipation of fomesafen in biochar amended soil and its availability to corn (Zea mays L.) and earthworm (Eiseniafetida). Journal of Soils and Sediments, 16 (10): 2439-2448.

8-   Mahdi Safaei Khorram, Qian Zhang, Dunli Lin, Yuan Zheng, Hua Fang, Yunlong Yu, 2016. Biochar: a review of its impact on pesticide behavior in soil environments and its potential applications. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 44: 269-279.

9-   Khorram, M.S., Wang, Y., Jin, X.X., Fang, H., Yu, Y.L., 2015. Reduced mobility of fomesafen through enhanced adsorption in biochar-amended soil. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 34 (4): 1–9.

10- Minglei, Fu,Weiwen, Wang,Zichun, Le, Mahdi Safaei Khorram, 2015. Prediction of particular matter concentrations by developed feed-forward neural network with rolling mechanism and gray model. Neural Computing and Application, 26 (8): 1789-1797.

11- Jin, X., Cui, N., Zhou, W., Khorram, M.S., Wang, D., Yu, Y., 2014. Soil genotoxicity induced by successive applications of chlorothalonil under greenhouse conditions. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 33 (5): 1043-1047.

12- Safaei Khorram, M, Jafarnia, S, Khosroshahi, S., 2011. Contact toxicities of oxygenated monoterpenes to different populations of Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsadecemlineata Say (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), Journal of Plant Protection Research, 51(3): 225-233.

13- Safaei Khorram, M, TaherNasabi, N, Jafarnia, S, Khosroshahi, S., 2011. The toxicity of selected monoterpene hydrocarbons as single compounds and mixtures against different developmental stages of Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsadecemlineata Say (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), Journal of Entomology, 8(5): 404-416.

14- Safaei Khorram, M, Farshbaf Pour Abad, R, Yazdaniyan, M, and Jafarnia, S., 2010. Digestive alpha-amylase from Leptinotarsadecemlineata (Say) (Coleoptera: chrysomelidae); response to pH, temperature and some mineral compounds. Advances in Environmental Biology, 4 (2): 101-107.

15- Safaei Khorram, M, Malekianvar, M., 2010.Bayesian Network and Pest Management: A case study of trap plants on locust population. Advances in Environmental Biology, 4 (1): 147-151.

16- Safaei Khorram, M, Farshbaf Pour Abad, R, Valizadeh, M, Yazdanian, M., 2007. A Study on Effects of Population Density and Some Inhibitors on Alpha-Amylase activity in Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsadecemlineata).Second Plant Protection Congress of Turkey, Sparta, Turkey.

17- Farshbaf Pour Abad, R, Safaei Khorram, M, Valizadeh, M, Yazdanian, M., 2007.Effects of Starvation and Age of Adult Insects on Alpha-Amylase Activity of Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsadecemlineata).Second Plant Protection Congress of Turkey, Sparta, Turkey.

18- Farshbaf Pour Abad, R, Safaei Khorram, M, Bandehhagh, A., 2006. Effects of Feeding from Some Crop Plants and Bushes on Biological Parameters of Migratory Locust, Locustamigratoria (ORTH.: ACRIDIDAE). VIIIth European Congress of Entomology Izmir, Turkey.

19- Farshbaf Pour Abad, R, Safaei Khorram, M, Bandehhagh, A., 2006. Determining Suitable Host Plants and Food Preference for Migratory Locust, Locustamigratoria (ORTH.: ACRIDIDAE). VIIIth European Congress of Entomology. Izmir, Turkey.