Hui Zhang | Low-carbon | Most Reader’s Article Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Hui Zhang | Low-carbon | Most Reader’s Article Award

Associate Professor at HuBei University of Technology, China

Hui Zhang is an Associate Professor at the School of Civil Engineering, Architecture, and Environment. He holds a Ph.D. in Architecture from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, where he also completed his Master’s degree in Architectural Science and his Bachelor’s degree in Architecture. Dr. Zhang’s research interests focus on Green and Low-carbon Building Design, Building Performance Assessment, Sustainable Urban and Buildings Performance Simulation, and Digital Technologies Application. He has conducted research as a visiting scholar at the National University of Singapore and California State University, Long Beach. He is a member of the Green Building and Energy Conservation Committee of the China Urban Scientific Research Council and the Green Building and Energy Conservation Committee of Hubei Province Civil Engineering and Architecture. Dr. Zhang has led various research projects, including those funded by the Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the Ministry of Education of China, and has contributed to research on integrated solar energy design countermeasures for residential buildings and low-energy building technologies.

Professional Profile:

đź“š Education:

Dr. Hui Zhang’s academic background is impressive and diverse. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Wuhan University of Science and Technology in 2004, followed by a Master’s degree in Architectural Science from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2011. Dr. Zhang furthered his education by completing a Ph.D. in Architecture at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2011, demonstrating a strong commitment to advancing his knowledge and expertise in the field.

đź“ťEnrollment Information:

Dr. Hui Zhang is currently enrolled in the Master of Architecture program and the Master of Civil Engineering program. His research direction focuses on international finance and the management of financial institutions. He began his enrollment in the academic year 2023-2024, demonstrating a commitment to expanding his knowledge and expertise in these fields.

đź“ŠMembership:

Dr. Hui Zhang is an esteemed member of the Green Building and Energy Conservation Committee of the China Urban Scientific Research Council. Additionally, he holds membership in the Green Building and Energy Conservation Committee of Hubei Province Civil Engineering and Architecture. These memberships underscore Dr. Zhang’s dedication to sustainable practices and his active involvement in promoting green building and energy conservation initiatives at both regional and national levels.

Research Interest:

Dr. Hui Zhang has led several significant research projects, demonstrating his expertise and commitment to advancing the field of architecture and energy conservation. As the project leader for the Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) project, he conducted research on Parametric Passive Energy Saving Design for High-rise Buildings (No. 51508169). Additionally, Dr. Zhang led the Humanities and Social Science Research Project of the Ministry of Education of China, focusing on spatial assessment and implementation strategies of energy landscape availability in urban settlements under complex environments (No. 22YJAZH146). In the 2017 Scientific Plan Project of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-rural Development (MHUD), Dr. Zhang served as the Sub-project Leader for the research and application of Green Performance Design and Decision System for Railway Transport Buildings (No. 2017-k1-009). Furthermore, he led a project funded by the Natural Science Foundation of Hubei Province, China, which focused on Integrated Solar Energy Design Countermeasures for Residential Buildings Adapting to Climate Change (No. 2014CFB475).Dr. Zhang’s research contributions also include leading a project supported by the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, focusing on Low-energy Building Technologies in the Hot Summer and Cold Winter zone (No. 2013M531697). These projects highlight Dr. Zhang’s dedication to innovative research in sustainable architecture and energy-efficient building design.

 

đź“šPublications :

An Estimation of the Available Spatial Intensity of Solar Energy in Urban Blocks in Wuhan, China

Authors: Zhang, H., Huang, X., Wang, Z., … Zhong, W., Meng, A.

Year: 2024

Citations: 0

Research on energy efficiency and decarbonization pathway of nearly zero energy buildings based on system dynamic simulation

Authors: Ke, Z., Zhang, H., Jia, X., … Liu, Y., Wong, N.H.

Year: 2024

Citations: 0

An Empirical Study of a Passive Exterior Window for an Office Building in the Context of Ultra-Low Energy

Authors: Yu, H., Zhang, H., Han, X., … Ke, Z., Yan, J.

Year: 2023

Citations: 0

Research on Technology System Adaptability of Nearly Zero-Energy Office Buildings in the Hot Summer and Cold Winter Zone of China

Authors: Jia, X., Zhang, H., Yao, X., … Huang, X., Jin, S.

Year: 2023

Citations: 1

The Impact of Residential Cluster Layout on Building Energy Consumption and Carbon Emissions in Regions with Hot Summers and Cold Winters in China

Authors: Yan, J., Zhang, H., Liu, X., Ning, L., Hien, W.N.

Year: 2023

Citations: 1

Energy Consumption and Carbon Emissions of Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings in Hot Summer and Cold Winter Zones of China

Authors: Ke, Z., Liu, X., Zhang, H., … Hu, H., Hien, W.N.

Year: 2023

Citations: 2

Evaluation and Design of Parameterized Dynamic Daylighting for Large-Space Buildings

Authors: Hu, H., Zhang, H., Wang, L., Ke, Z.

Year: 2023

Citations: 0

Test and design strategy analysis of large space acoustic environment of high-speed railway station

Authors: Han, J., Zhang, H., Huang, Q., Liu, Y.

Year: 2020

Citations: 0

Analysis of Natural Ventilation Design in Large Space of Railway Station

Authors: Han, X., Zhang, H., Zhu, T., Wang, L.

Year: 2020

Citations: 0

Research on Lighting and Energy Consumption in Large Space of Railway Station in Hot-Summer and Cold-Winter Zone in China

Authors: Cheng, J., Zhang, H., Wang, L., Tang, M.

Year: 2020

Citations: 0

 

 

 

Mohsen Karrabi | greenhouse gas emission | Most Reader’s Article Award

Prof. Mohsen Karrabi | greenhouse gas emission | Most Reader’s Article Award

Associate Professor at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

Dr. Mohsen Karrabi is an accomplished Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. With a Ph.D. from Grenoble Institute of Technology (INPG), France, he specializes in the coupling between hydrodynamic and biofilm in porous media, particularly in biofilters. His post-doctoral research at CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, France, focused on the rheological characterization of wastewater sludge. Dr. Karrabi’s professional journey includes significant contributions as a Civil and Environmental Engineer at the Ministry of Energy in Iran, where he focused on water and wastewater management. His research interests encompass environmental engineering, fluid mechanics, and biosciences, focusing on water and wastewater treatment, biofiltration technologies, and membrane separation processes. Dr. Karrabi is also actively involved in teaching, having taught various courses in environmental engineering at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and in France. His commitment to education and research is reflected in his diverse course offerings and his dedication to advancing environmental engineering practices.

Professional Profiles:

đź“š Education:

Dr. Mohsen Karrabi’s educational background includes a post-doctoral fellowship in Environmental Fluid Mechanics from The National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Aix-Marseille University, France, focusing on the rheological characterization of wastewater sludge. He holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Grenoble Institute of Technology (INPG), France, with a thesis on the coupling between hydrodynamic and biofilm in porous media. Dr. Karrabi also has an M.Sc. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and a B.Sc. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from PWIT University of Technology, Iran, specializing in Water and Wastewater Engineering.

📝Professional Experience:

Dr. Mohsen Karrabi worked as a Civil and Environmental Engineer from 1999 to 2004, focusing on research and development in water and wastewater management at the Ministry of Energy in Iran.

đź“ŠTeaching Experience:

Dr. Mohsen Karrabi has extensive teaching experience in both France and Iran. In France, he served as a Teaching Assistant, teaching courses such as Open Channel Hydraulic at Grenoble Institute of Technology in Spring 2007, Multiphase Flow in Packed Beds and Fluidized Bed Reactors at IUT de Marseille in Winter 2008, and Rheological Properties of Non-Newtonian Fluids at IUT de Marseille in Winter 2009. In Iran, Dr. Karrabi holds the position of Assistant Professor at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, where he has been teaching since 2010. His teaching responsibilities include courses such as Physical, Chemical, and Biological Processes, Water and Wastewater Treatment, Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Engineering, Engineering Hydrology, Surface and Groundwater Contamination, Modeling in Groundwater Contamination, Environmental Chemistry, Soil Pollution, Environmental Geotechnics, and Contaminant Transport and Modeling. His dedication to teaching and diverse range of courses demonstrate his expertise in environmental engineering and commitment to education.

🧪Research Interest:

Dr. Mohsen Karrabi’s research interests span several key areas in environmental engineering, fluid mechanics, and biosciences. In environmental engineering, he focuses on physical, chemical, and biological processes in water and wastewater treatment, including activated sludge treatment, biofiltration technologies, and membrane separation processes. His research also extends to fluid mechanics, where he studies modeling in water distribution and wastewater sewer systems, as well as the coupling of biofilm growth and hydrodynamics in packed bed reactors. In biosciences, Dr. Karrabi explores mathematical modeling of biofilms, bioprocess kinetics, and bioremediation techniques. His diverse research interests demonstrate a comprehensive approach to addressing challenges in environmental and fluid dynamics fields.

🏆Honors and Awards:

Dr. Mohsen Karrabi has received several honors and awards throughout his academic and professional career, including the Civil Engineering Grant from the Ministry of Energy in Iran in 1991. He was also honored with the Outstanding Educational Award from PWIT University of Technology in Iran in 1995. Dr. Karrabi received the Graduate Research Grant from the Ministry of Energy in Iran in 1997 and the Graduate Research Award from Tarbiat Modares University in Iran in 1998. He was also awarded the Postgraduate Research Grant from the Ministry of Science in Iran in 2005 and the Post-doctoral Research Grant from CNRS in France in 2009.

🛠️Skills:

Dr. Mohsen Karrabi possesses advanced computer skills, with expertise in Comsol and Femlab for computational modeling and simulations, as well as proficiency in LaTeX for document preparation. He also has intermediate skills in MATLAB, R, and Simulink for data analysis and modeling. In addition to his computer skills, Dr. Karrabi is multilingual, with Persian as his maternal language and fluent proficiency in both French and English, enabling effective communication in diverse professional environments.

 

đź“šPublications :

Anaerobic co-digestion of poultry slaughterhouse wastes with sewage sludge in batch-mode bioreactors (effect of inoculum-substrate ratio and total solids)

Authors: P Latifi, M Karrabi, S Danesh

Citations: 105

Year: 2019

A novel approach to find and optimize bin locations and collection routes using a geographic information system

Authors: SMH Erfani, S Danesh, SM Karrabi, R Shad

Citations: 64

Year: 2017

Using applied operations research and geographical information systems to evaluate effective factors in storage service of municipal solid waste management systems

Authors: SMH Erfani, S Danesh, SM Karrabi, R Shad, S Nemati

Citations: 32

Year: 2018

A comprehensive review on biogas production from lignocellulosic wastes through anaerobic digestion: An insight into performance improvement strategies

Authors: M Karrabi, FM Ranjbar, B Shahnavaz, S Seyedi

Citations: 30

Year: 2023

Designing a smart risk analysis method for gas chlorination units of water treatment plants with a combination of Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Shannon Entropy, and Petri Net

Authors: M Gheibi, M Karrabi, M Eftekhari

Citations: 29

Year: 2019

Bioenergy production from the organic fraction of municipal solid waste and sewage sludge using mesophilic anaerobic co-digestion: An experimental and kinetic modeling study

Authors: A Sedighi, M Karrabi, B Shahnavaz, M Mostafavinezhad

Citations: 25

Year: 2022

Statistical analysis of effective variables on the performance of waste storage service using geographical information system and response surface methodology

Authors: SMH Erfani, S Danesh, SM Karrabi, M Gheibi, S Nemati

Citations: 25

Year: 2019

Biodegradation of phenol by cold-tolerant bacteria isolated from alpine soils of Binaloud Mountains in Iran

Authors: S Sepehr, B Shahnavaz, A Asoodeh, M Karrabi

Citations: 25

Year: 2019

Investigation of hydrodynamic/biomass growth coupling in a pilot-scale granular bioreactor at a low pore Reynolds number

Authors: M Karrabi, Philippe SĂ©chet, Ch Morra, Alain Cartellier, Ch Geindreau, Jean …

Citations: 23

Year: 2011

Life cycle assessment of concrete production with a focus on air pollutants and the desired risk parameters using a genetic algorithm

Authors: M Gheibi, M Karrabi, M Shakerian, M Mirahmad

Citations: 22

Year: 2018