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Dr. Amirhomayoun Saffarzadeh

Faculty of Engineering

Kyushu University, Japan

Associate Professor


Email: amir@doc.kyushu-u.ac.jp


Qualifications

2005  D.Eng., Kyushu University, Japan, Earth Resources Engineering

1996  M.Sc., University of Tehran, Iran, Sedimentary Geology

1991  B.Sc., Kharazmi University, Iran, Geology


Publications

Journal Papers (selected):

  1. Mu, Y., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2018) Utilization of waste natural fishbone for heavy metal stabilization in municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI) fly ash. Journal of Cleaner Production 172, 3111-3118.
  2. Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., Nakayama, H., Hanashima, T., Yamaguchi, K., and K. Manabe (2017) Efforts for the management of disaster waste upon April 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake, Japan. Natural Hazards, 89 (3) 1273-1290.
  3. Nithiya, A., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2017) Hydrogen gas generation from metal aluminum-water interaction in municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI) bottom ash. Waste Management (Article in Press).
  4. Inkaew, K., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2017) Characterization of residues involved in the ash quenching system: A material recycling perspective. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 866, 112-115.
  5. Mu, Y., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2016) Influence of ignition process on mineral phase transformation in municipal solid waste incineration fly ash: Implications for estimating loss-on-ignition (LOI). Waste Management, 59, 222-228.
  6. Yang, S., Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., Kawano, T., and Y. Kakuta (2016) The impact of thermal treatment and cooling methods on municipal solid waste incineration bottom ash with an emphasis on Cl. Environmental Technology, 37 (20) 2564-71.
  7. Inkaew, K., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2016) Modeling the formation of the quench product in municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI) bottom ash. Waste Management, 52, 159-168.
  8. Mu, Y., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2016) Feasibility of using natural fishbone apatite on removal of Pb from municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI) fly ash. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 31, 345-350.
  9. Saffarzadeh, A., Arumugam, N., and T. Shimaoka (2016) Aluminum and aluminum alloys in municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI) bottom ash: A potential source for the production of hydrogen gas. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41, 820-831.
  10. Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., Kakuta, Y., and T. Kawano (2014) Cesium distribution and phases in proxy experiments on the incineration of radioactively contaminated waste from the Fukushima area, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 136, 76-84.
  11. Inkaew, K., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2014) Characterization of grate sifting deposition ash, unquenched bottom ash and water-quenched bottom ash from mass-burn moving grate waste to energy plant, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. G (Environmental Research), 70, No. 7, III_469-III_475.
  12. Wei, Y., Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., Zhao, C., Peng, X., and J. Gao (2014) Geoenvironmental weathering/deterioration of landfilled MSWI-BA glass, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 278, 610-619.
  13. Yang, S., Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., and T. Kawano (2014) Existence of Cl in municipal solid waste incineration bottom ash and dechlorination effect of thermal treatment, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 267, 214-220.
  14. Shimaoka, T and A. Saffarzadeh (2012) Formation of secondary products under natural weathering and their affinity with heavy metals in landfilled MSWI bottom ash, Material Cycles and Waste Management Research (in Japanese with English Abstract) 23, no.5, 401-407.
  15. Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., Wei, Y, Gardner, K. H., and C. N. Musselman (2011) Impacts of natural weathering on the transformation/neoformation processes in landfilled MSWI bottom ash: A geoenvironmental perspective, Waste Management, 31, 2440-2454.
  16. Wei, Y., Shimaoka, T., Saffarzadeh, A. and F. Takahashi (2011) Alteration of municipal solid waste incineration bottom ash focusing on the evolution of iron-rich constituents, Waste Management, vol. 31, Issues 9-10, 1992-2000.
  17. Wei, Y., Shimaoka, T., Saffarzadeh, A. and F. Takahashi (2011) Mineralogical characterization of municipal solid waste incineration bottom ash with an emphasis on heavy metal-bearing phases, Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 187, Issues 1-3, 534-543.
  18. Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., Motomura, Y., and K. Watanabe (2009) Characterization study of heavy metal-bearing phases in MSW slag, Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 164, Issues 2-3, 829-834.
  19. Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., Motomura, Y., and K. Watanabe (2009) Petrogenetic characteristics of molten slag from the pyrolysis/melting treatment of MSW, Waste Management, vol. 29, 1103–1113.
  20. Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., Motomura, Y., and K. Watanabe (2006) Chemical and mineralogical evaluation of slag products derived from the pyrolysis/melting treatment of MSW. Waste Management, vol. 26, Issue 12, 1443-1452.
  21. Sahabi, F., and A. Saffarzadeh (1997). Petrology and Petrogenesis of the Gateh – deh Subvolcanic Dome, Taleghan, Central Alborz, Iran. Geosciences Quarterly Journal, Geol. Survey of Iran (in Persian with English Abstract), V. 6, No. 21-22, p. 32-39.

Conference participation (most recent):

  1. Mu, Y., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2015) Influence of ignition process on mass loss and mineral phase change in MSWI fly ash, The 6th China-Japan Joint Conference on Material Recycling and Solid Waste Management, August 6-9, Qingdao, China.
  2. Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., Yang, S., and T. Kawano (2015) Distribution of chlorine in MSWI bottom ash and the possibility of chlorine reduction through thermal treatment, The 9th International  Conference on the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials (WASCON 2015), June 10-12, Santander, Spain.
  3. Kanawut, I., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2015) Impacts of water quenching on MSWI bottom ash characterization, IWWG-ARB2015, April 12-15, Shanghai, China.
  4. Kanawut, I., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2014) Characterization of grate sifting deposition ash, unquenched bottom ash and water-quenched bottom ash from mass-burn moving grate waste to energy plant, The 51st Forum on Environmental Engineering Studies, December 20-22, Yamanashi University, Tokyo, Japan.
  5. Arumugam. N., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2014) Municipal solid waste incineration bottom ash: A potential source for hydrogen generation, The 2014 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering (ICFEEE 2014), Dec 6-7, Taichung, Taiwan.
  6. Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2014) Occurrence and forms of cesium compounds in bottom ash products derived from the thermal treatment of solid waste- Implications for radioactively contaminated waste from the Fukushima area, the 9th International Conference on Waste Management and Technology (ICWMT), October 29-31, Beijing, China.
  7. Arumugam. N., Shimaoka, T., and A. Saffarzadeh (2014) Hydrogen generation potential in MSW incinerator bottom ash, 2014 Conference on Korea Society of Waste Management, May 15-17, Busan, Korea (Best presentation award).
  8. Shimaoka, T., and A. Saffarzadeh (2014) Chemical forms of cesium in the synthesized ash residues, Eurasia Waste Management Symposium, April 28-30, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.
  9. Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2013) Partitioning behavior of Cs in the matrix of simulated ash residues, Goldschmidt Conference, August 25-30, 2013, Florence, Italy.
  10. Yang, S., Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., and T. Kawano (2013) Distribution of Chloride in Municipal Solid Waste Incineration Bottom Ash, 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials & Technologies – SCMT3, 18-21 August 2013, Kyoto Research Park, Kyoto, Japan.
  11. Yang, S., Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2012) Influence of ignition process on the weight loss and mineral phase change in MSWI ash: LOI of incineration ash, The 6th International Symposium on the East Asian Environmental Problems (EAEP 2012), Nov. 6-7, 2012, Fukuoka, Japan.
  12. Shimaoka, T., and A. Saffarzadeh (2012) Stabilization of municipal solid waste incineration residues in landfill, The 7th International Conference on Waste Management and Technology, Sep. 5-7, 2012, Beijing, China.
  13. Saffarzadeh, A., and T. Shimaoka (2012) Formation of secondary Fe-rich products in landfilled MSWI bottom ash as a result of natural weathering, the 8th International Conference on the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials (WASCON 2012), May 30- June 1, 2012, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  14. Yang, S., Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., and T. Kawano (2012) Evaluating the impacts of thermal treatment on the chloride behavior in MSWI bottom ash products, the 16th Korea-Japan Joint International Symposium, May 10, 2012, Wonju, Korea.
  15. Saffarzadeh, A., Shimaoka, T., and Y. Wei (2010) Microcharacterization study of secondary mineral phases during natural weathering of landfilled MSWI bottom ash, the 6th Asian-Pacific Landfill Symposium (APLAS), October 27-29, 2010, Seoul, Korea.
  16. Saffarzadeh, A. and H. Hasandoost (2010) Evaluation of Semi-Aerobic Fukuoka Landfill Method for MSW Disposal and its Application in Northern Iran, Global Waste Management Symposium, Oct. 3-6, 2010, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

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