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Dr. Negin Koutahzadeh

Assistant Professor


Research Areas


  • Postdoc, Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2018
  • Ph.D. in Engineering – Chemical Engineering, Tennessee Tech University, 2017

Affiliated Areas
Mechanical Engineering

Selected Publications

  • Le, Tin, Xi Chen, Hang Dong, William Tarpeh, Adelaida Perea-Cachero, Joaquín Coronas, Stephen M. Martin et al. “An Evolving Insight into Metal-Organic Framework-Functionalized Membranes for Water and Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery.” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 60, no. 19 (2021): 6869-6907.
  • Milad Rabbani Esfahani, Autumn Taylor, Nicole Serwinowski, Zane Joseph Parkerson, Matthew P Confer, Irshad Kammakakam, Jason E Bara, Amirsalar R Esfahani, S Nima Mahmoodi, Negin Koutahzadeh, Michael Z Hu. ” Sustainable Novel Bamboo-Based Membranes for Water Treatment Fabricated by Regeneration of Bamboo Waste Fibers.” ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 8, 10, 4225–4235, 2020.
  • Milad Rabbani Esfahani, Negin Koutahzadeh, Amirsalar R. Esfahani, Mostafa Dadashi Firouzjaei, Benjamin Anderson, and Lauren Peck. “A novel gold nanocomposite membrane with enhanced permeation, rejection and self-cleaning ability.” Journal of membrane science 573, 309-319, 2019.
  • Milad Rabbani Esfahani, Sadegh Aghapour Aktij, Zoheir Dabaghian, Mostafa Dadashi Firouzjaei, Ahmad Rahimpour, Joyner Eke, Isabel C.Escobar, Mojtaba Abolhassani, Lauren F.Greenlee, Amirsalar R.Esfahani, Anwar Sadmani, Negin Koutahzadeh “Nanocomposite membranes for water separation and purification: Fabrication, modification, and applications.” Journal of Separation and Purification Technology, 213, 465-499, 2019.
  • Negin Koutahzadeh, Milad Rabbani Esfahani, Ferriss Bailey, Autumn Taylor, and Amirsalar R. Esfahani. “Enhanced performance of polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes/polysulfone nanocomposite membrane with improved permeability and antifouling properties for water treatment.”Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Volume 6, Issue 5, 5683-5692, 2018.
  • Negin Koutahzadeh, Milad Rabbani Esfahani, Holly A Stretz, Pedro E Arce, Effects of UV/H2O2 pretreatment on fouling of nanocomposite ultrafiltration membrane performance, Journal of Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Volume 36, Issue 1, Pages 27–37, 2017.

Awards and Honors

  • The Doctoral of Philosophy Best Paper Eminence Award, Tennessee Tech University (TTU), 2017
  • The Doctoral of Philosophy Best Paper Eminence Award, TTU 2016
  • Outstanding Graduate Research Awards, TTU 2016
  • Research and Creative Activities Award Winner, TTU 2016

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