Water and Desalination Research Journal


Water and Desalination Research Journal (WDRJ)



Andreas N. Angelakis

Dr. Andreas N. AngelakisNational Agricultural Research Foundation, Institute of Iraklion, Iraklion, Greece.

Research Interests: Water resources; Environmental engineering; Wastewater treatment; Aquatic wastewater management systems; Water and wastewater management for small and decentralized systems; Water and wastewater quality; Treated wastewater renovation and reuse; and Water and wastewater technologies in ancient civilizations.


Veera Gnaneswar Gude

Veera Gnaneswar GudeAssistant Professor, Civil and Enviromental Engineering Department, Mississippi State University, USA.

Research Interests: Novel desalination and biofuel process technologies; Energy-water nexus and energy-environment nexus; Clean and combined energy-water production.


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Associate Editors                                                                                         

Mohamed Khayet

Mohamed Khayet, Professor and Chair Department of Applied Physics, University Complutense of Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Research Interests: Membrane Science and Technology; Theoretical models and Monte Carlo Simulation; Polymers and biopolymers; Nano-fibers; Nanofluids, Separation Processes and Water Treatment; Solar Desalination; Heat Exchangers; Process optimization; Artificial Neural Network. 


Ivanildo Hespanhol, Professor, Polytechnic School, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. 

Research Interests: Conservation and reuse of water; Rainwater utilization; Membranes system design; Ultrafiltration membranes production; Water microfiltration; Industrial effluent treatment; Slow sand filters.



Jose Ignacio CalvoJosé Ignacio Calvo, Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Universidad de Valladolid, Palencia, Spain.

Research Interests: Water and wastewater treatment, Water purification, Membrane Separation, Ultrafiltration, Membrane technology, Membrane characterization.



Mu. NaushadMu. Naushad, Associate Professor, Chemistry, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Research Interests: Water and  Water and wastewater treatment, Photocatalysis and Materials synthesis.




Shadi W. Hasan

Shadi W. Hasan, Assistant Professor, Water and Environmental Engineering, Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Research Interests: water purification, wastewater treatment and reuse, nanotechnology, water desalination using forward osmosis, reverse osmosis and capacitive deionization technologies. 


Rajeev Kumar

Rajeev Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Research Interests: Environmental science, wastewater purification, material synthesis and characterization, photocatalysis, adsorption, organic and inorganic pollutants removal, kinetics, thermodynamic, isotherms. 


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Editorial Board Members    


Mohammad Hadi Dehghani

Mohammad Hadi DehghaniProfessor, Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I.R.Iran

Research Interests: Wastewater treatment, Adsorption, Solid waste management, Water pollution,Water Quality and Health.



Bidyut Saha

Bidyut Saha, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Burdwan University, WB, India

Research Interests: Synthetic application of micellar catalysis, Bioremediation of toxic metals, Inorganic reaction mechanism, Bioinorganic chemistry.   




Woei-jye LauWoei-jye Lau, Senior Lecturer, Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre (AMTEC), Malaysia University of Technology, Johor, Malaysia.

Research Interests: Nanofiltration, ultrafiltration, thin film composite membrane, industrial effluent, water and wastewater treatment.



Hussein ZnadHussein Znad, Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, Bentley, Australia.

Research Interests: Wastewater treatment, Solar photo-catalyst development, Algae photo-bioreactors development, Photo-catalytic reactors design, Biofilteration, VOC biodegradation, Bioreactor design, modeling, and scale up: slurry airlift bioreactors, slurry bubble columns, stirred fermenters. Chemical & biochemical reaction engineering, Heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis.


Hafiz Zahid ShafiHafiz Zahid Shafi, Assistant Professor, Center of Research Excellence in Desalination, research Institute of KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Research Interests: Surface Modification by thin film deposition, membranes (UF, NF and RO) synthesis and performance evaluation, membranes-fouling characterization, mitigation and control, membranes-based desalination processes, concentrate management technologies.


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