Bio

Contact Information:

UIC Civil and Materials Engineering, 2095 Engineering Research Facility, 842 W. Taylor Street (M/C 246), Chicago, Illinois 60607-7023

Office: 2085 ERF

Lab Website: Environmental Separations Lab

Ph.D. Environmental Engineering (1997)
University of Cincinnati

Environmental separations technologies:
adsorption, solvent extraction, leaching. 

Removal of heavy metals and other toxic species from water.

Remediation of contaminated soils and sediments.

Environmental Technologies Laboratory:

Separations technology

Treatment of contaminated soils and sediments

Selected Publications:

  1. Babaeivelni, K., Khodadoust, A.P.  (2016). “Removal of Arsenic from Water using Manganese (III) Oxide: Adsorption of As(III) and As(V),”  Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 51, 277-288.
  2. Wu, L., Punia, S., Khodadoust, A. P. (2016). “Removal of Chromium, Copper, and Arsenic from Contaminated Water Using Manganese Oxide Based Adsorbents,” Geotechnical Special Publication, Vol. 2016-January, Issue 273 GSP, 62-69.
  3. Punia, S., Babaeivelni, K., Wu, L., Khodadoust, A. P. (2016).  “Removal of Arsenic from Coal Fly Ash Leachate Using Manganese Coated Sand,” Geotechnical Special Publication, Vol. 2016-January, Issue 273 GSP, 2016, 53-61.
  4. Babaeivelni, K., Khodadoust, A.P., Bogdan, D. (2014).  “Adsorption and Removal of Arsenic (V) using Crystalline Manganese (II,III) Oxide:  Kinetics, Equilibrium, Effect of pH and Co-Existing Ions”, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 49, 1462-1473.  
  5. Lotter, J.T., Lacey, S.E., Lopez, R., Socoy Set, G., Khodadoust, A.P., Erdal, S. (2014). “Groundwater Arsenic in Chimaltenango, Guatemala”, Journal of Water and Health,12, 533-542.
  6. Reddy, K.R., Khodadoust, A.P., Darko-Kagya, K. (2014). “Transport and Reactivity of Lactate-Modified Nanoscale Iron Particles for Remediation of DNT in Subsurface Soils”,  ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 140, 04014042
  7. Babaeivelni, K., Khodadoust, A.P. (2013). “Adsorption of Fluoride onto Crystalline Titanium Dioxide:  Effect of pH, Ionic Strength and Co-Existing Ions”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 394, 419-427.
  8. Khodadoust, A.P., Theis, T.L., Murarka, I.P., Naithani, P., Babaeivelni, K. (2013). “Uptake of Arsenic by Alkaline Soils Near Alkaline Coal Fly Ash Disposal Facilities”, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185, 10339-10349.
  9. Godinez, I.G., Darnault, C.J.G., Khodadoust, A.P., Bogdan, D. (2013). “Deposition and Release Kinetics of Nano-TiO2 in Saturated Porous Media:  Effects of Solution Ionic Strength and Surfactants”, Environmental Pollution, 174, 106-113.
  10. Cameselle, C., Reddy, K.R., Darko-Kagya. K. Khodadoust, A.P. (2013). “Effect of Dispersants on Transport of Nanoscale Iron Particles in Soils:  Zeta-Potential Measurements and Column Experiments”, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 139, 23-33
  11. Reddy, K.R., Khodadoust, A.P. Darko-Kagya, K. (2012). “Transport and Reactivity of Lactate-Modified Nanoscale Iron Particles in PCP-Contaminated Soils,” ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, 15, 68-74.
  12. Khodadoust, A.P., Naithani, P., Theis, T.L., Murarka, I.P. (2011). “Leaching Characteristics of Arsenic from Aged Alkaline Coal Fly Ash Using Column and Sequential Batch Leaching”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 50, 2204-2213.
  13. Varadhan, A.S., Khodadoust, A.P., Brenner, R.C. (2011). “Effect of Biostimulation on the Microbial Community in PCB Contaminated Sediments through Periodic Amendment of Sediment with Iron”, Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 38, 1691-1707.
  14. Darko-Kagya, K., Khodadoust, A.P., Reddy, K.R. (2010). “Reactivity of Lactate-Modified Nanoscale Iron Particles with 2,4-Dinitrotoluene  in Soils”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 182, 177-183
  15. Darko-Kagya, K., Khodadoust, A.P., Reddy, K.R. (2010). “Reactivity of Aluminum Lactate-Modified Nanoscale Iron Particles with Pentachlorophenol in Soils”, Environmental Engineering Science, 27, 861-869.
  16. Yukselen-Aksoy, Y., Khodadoust, A. P., Reddy, K. R. (2010). “Destruction of PCB 44 in Spiked Subsurface Soils using Activated Persulfate Oxidation”, Water Air & Soil Pollution, 209, 419-427.
  17. Subramanian, B., Namboodiri, V., Khodadoust, A.P., Dionysiou, D.D. (2010). “Extraction of Pentachlorophenol from Soils using Environmentally Benign Lactic Acid Solutions”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 174, 263-269.
  18. Khodadoust, A. P., Narla, O., Chandrasekaran, S. (2008). “Cyclodextrin-Enhanced Extraction and Removal of 2,4-Dinitrotoluene from Contaminated Soils”, Environmental Engineering Science, 25(4), 615-626.
  19. Maturi, K.,  Khodadoust A. P., Reddy, K. R. (2008). “Comparison of Extractants for Removal of Lead, Zinc and Phenanthrene from Manufactured Gas Plant Field Soil,” Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management, 12 (4), 230-238.
  20. Subramanian, B., Yang, Q.L., Yang, Q.J., Khodadoust, A. P., Dionysiou, D. D. (2007). “Photodegradation of Pentachlorophenol in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids”, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A – Chemistry, 192(2-3), 114-121.
  21. Khodadoust, A. P., Chandrasekaran, S., Dionysiou, D.D.  (2006). “ Preliminary Assessment of Imidazolium-Based Room Temperature Ionic Liquids for Extraction of Organic Contaminants from Soils”, Environmental Science & Technology, 40 (7), 2339-2345.
  22. Khodadoust, A. P., Reddy, K. R., Narla, O.  (2006). “Cyclodextrin-Enhanced Electrokinetic Remediation of 2,4-Dinitrotoluene Contaminated Soils”,  ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 132(9), 1043-1050.
  23. Reddy, K. R., Khodadoust, A. P., Urbanek, A. (2006) “Electroosmotic Dewatering of  Dredged Sediments:  Bench-scale Investigation”,  Journal of Environmental Management, 78(2), 200-208.
  24. Lei, L., Bagchi, R., Khodadoust, A. P., Suidan, M. T., Tabak, H. H.  (2006) “Bioavailability Prediction of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Field-Contaminated Sediment by Mild Extractions”, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 132(3), 384-391. 
  25. Khan, M.A.Q., Ahmed, S. A., Catalin, B., Khodadout, A., Ajayi, O., Vaughn, M. (2006). “Effect of Temperature on Heavy Metal Toxicity to Juvenile Crayfish, Orconectes immunis”, Environmental Toxicology, 21(5), 513-520.