Environmental Sustainability and Pollution Control Research Lab


Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
California State University - Los Angeles



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ESPC Research Lab: Our research focuses on developing sustainable engineering solutions for air and water pollution prevention and control, quantifying air quality and climate effects of various natural and human-made emissions, integrated environmental impact assessment, environmental sustainability, and energy-water-climate nexus.




AREZOO KHODAYARI
Associate Professor
College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Office Location: E&T A-216
Phone: (323) 343-4453
Email: akhoday@calstatela.edu


Dr. Khodayari is the founding director of Environmental Sustainability and Pollution Control (ESPC) research lab and her research is focused on developing sustainable engineering solutions for air and water pollution prevention and control, quantifying air quality and climate effects of various natural and human-made emissions, integrated environmental impact assessment, environmental sustainability, and energy-water-climate nexus.

Background
  • 2013-2015: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • 2013: Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • 2010: M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • 2007: M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • 2004: B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Research Publications



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1Flores, E., Martinez E., Rodriguez L. E., Weber J. M., Khodayari A., VanderVelde D. G., and Barge L. M. (2021), Effects of Amino Acids on Phosphate Adsorption Onto Iron (Oxy)hydroxide Minerals under Early Earth Conditions, ACS Earth Space Chem., 5, 5, 1048–1057.2021
2Zahed, M. A., Movahed E., Khodayari A., Zanganeh S., Badamaki M. (2021), Biotechnology for carbon capture and fixation: Critical review and future directions, Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 293,112830.2021
3Khodayari, A., Vitt, F., Phoenix, D., & Wuebbles, D. J. (2018), The impact of NOx emissions from lightning on the production of aviation-induced ozone, Atmos. Environ., 187, 410-416.2018
4Phoenix, D., Khodayari A., Wuebbles, D. J. and Stewart K. (2018), Aviation impact on air quality present day and mid-century simulated in the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM), Atmos. Environ., 196, 125-132.2018
5Cameron, M. A., M. Z. Jacobson, S. R. H. Barrett, H. Bian, C. C. Chen, S. D. Eastham, A. Gettelman, A. Khodayari, Q. Liang, H. B. Selkirk, N. Unger, D. J. Wuebbles, X. Yue (2017) "An intercomparative study of the effects of aircraft emissions on surface air quality" J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 122(15), 8325-8344.2017
6Brasseur, G.P., M. Gupta, B.E. Anderson, S. Balasubramanian, S. Barrett, D. Duda, G. Fleming, P.M. Forster, J. Fuglestvedt, A. Gettelman, R.N. Halthore, S.D. Jacob, M.Z. Jacobson, A. Khodayari, K.-N. Liou, M.T. Lund, R.C. Miake-Lye, P. Minnis, S. Olsen, J.E. Penner, R. Prinn, U. Schumann, H.B. Selkirk, A. Sokolov, N. Unger, P. Wolfe, H.-W. Wong, D.W. Wuebbles, B. Yi, P. Yang, C. Zhou, (2016) “Impact of aviation on climate: FAA’s aviation climate change research initiative (ACCRI) phase II”– Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 97, 561–583.2016
7Khodayari, A., S. Olsen, and D. J. Wuebbles, (2015) “Aviation NOx-induced CH4 effect: Fixed mixing ratio boundary conditions versus flux boundary condition”, Atmos. Environ., 113, 135-139.2015
8Khodayari, A., S. C. Olsen, and D. J. Wuebbles, (2014) “Evaluation of aviation NOx-induced radiative forcings for 2005 and 2050”, Atmos. Environ., 91, 95-103.2014
9Khodayari, A., S. Times, S. C. Olsen, D. B. Phoenix, and D. J. Wuebbles, J.-F. Lamarque, and C.-C. Chen, (2014) “Aviation 2006 NOx-Induced effects on atmospheric ozone and HOx in Community Earth System Model (CESM)”, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 9925–9939.2014
10Khodayari, A., D. J. Wuebbles, S. Olsen, J. S. Fuglestvedt, T. Berntsen, M. T. Lund, I. Waitz, I., P. Wolfe, P. M. Forster, M. Meinshausen, D. S. Lee and L. L. Lim, (2013) “ Intercomparision and evaluation of the capabilities of simplified climate models to project the CO2 effects of aviation on climate”, Atmos. Environ., 75, 321-328.2013
11Olsen, S. C. G. P. Brasseur, D. J. Wuebbles, S. R. H. Barrett, H. Dang, S. D. Eastham, M. Z. Jacobson, A. Khodayari, H. Selkirk, A. Sokolov, N. Unger, (2013) “Comparison of model estimates of the effects of aviation emissions on atmospheric ozone and methane”, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 6004-6009.2013
12Lu, Y., X. Ye, Z. Zhang, A. Khodayari, T. Djukadi, (2011),“Development of a carbonate absorption-based process for post-combustion CO2 capture: The role of biocatalyst to promote CO2 absorption rate”, Energy Procedia, Volume 4, Pages 1286-1293.2011

Research Projects



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1Investigation of the impact of climate change on fire danger over the contiguous United States
2Evaluating the effectiveness of Hydrothermal Chimneys to capture and sequester CO2
3Quantifying air quality and climate impacts of aviation emissions using 3-Dimentional climate models
4Assessment of pollution transport and quantification of its health burden in Los Angeles
5Phosphate removal from wastewater using Green Rust as an adsorbent
6Competitive adsorption of Nitrate and Phosphate on synthesized Iron Hydroxide minerals used for wastewater treatment purposes
7Development of an Environmental Energy Portfolio Management Tool for Cal State LA

Team


AREZOO KHODAYARI
Assistant Professor
College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Office Location: E&T A-216
Phone: (323) 343-4453
Email: akhoday@calstatela.edu


Dr. Khodayari is the founding director of Environmental Sustainability and Pollution Control (ESPC) research lab and her research is focused on developing sustainable engineering solutions for air and water pollution prevention and control, quantifying air quality and climate effects of various natural and human-made emissions, integrated environmental impact assessment, environmental sustainability, and energy-water-climate nexus.

Background
  • 2013-2015: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • 2013: Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • 2010: M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • 2007: M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • 2004: B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


ESPC Research Lab Team


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