Petroleum Microbiology

Field of activity

-Bioremediation of petroleum pollutions and reducing their side-effects

 

– Microbial biotechnology

 

– Ecophysiological study of petroleum regions

Projects

 

  • Bioremediation of drilling Oil Based mud wastes

 

  • Microbial bioremediation of oil polluted waste pits in Maroon oil field

  • Production of a microbial powder sample for bioremediation of petroleum pollutions in liquid and solid phases

  • Study the bioenvironmental methods, improve quality and remediation of petroleum compounds by microalgae.
  • The effects of microwave waves on physiological response of Anabaena.
  • Physiological and molecular study of some resistant and sensitive species of cyanobacteria.
  • Physiological response of the cyanobacterium Lyngbya to naphthalene treatment.
  • Study the ability of the cyanobacterium Anabaena in degrading crude oil.
  • Study the application of capable microalgae in remediation of oil pollutions. First step: study the micro flora of microalgae in oil polluted region and separation and preserving the dominant and resistance species.
  • Investigation and study of algal biosurfactants.
  • Establishing the information and collection bank of microalgae of Tehran province.
  • Study the role of cyanobacterium-bacteria concercium in biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons.
  • The use of indegenious selected bacteria of Kharg island in producing biosurfactant.
  • The usage of capability of microalgae in producing food supplements.
  • Study the antioxidant effects of the microalgae Chlorella and Scenedesmus.
  • Study the effect of environmental factors on candidate cyanobacteria for production of biodiesel.
  • Study the effect of light and aeration on growth and biodegradation of oil pollutants by the cyanobacterium Schizothrix and analysis its mathematical model.
  • Identification and study of Legionella pneumophilla by PCR method in water tanks of the coastal and floating units of navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • Identification and study of norovirus by PCR method in water tanks of the coastal and floating units of navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • Identification and study of Helicobacter pylori by PCR method in water tanks of the coastal and floating units of navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • Study the effect of microalgal fixation on their ability to reduce heavy metal pollution of Chrome.

Books

 

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