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Manshouri, Mohammad

Title:

Assistant Professor (limited-term)

Telephone:

416-979-5000 x 2365

Email Address:

manshouri@ryerson.ca

Specialization:

Water Quality, Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes, Solid Waste Management, Climate Change, and Sustainability

Biography:

Mohammad Manshouri is an Environmental Engineering professional with over 20 years of academic experience in environmental science and engineering. He holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Health Engineering (Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran), an M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, and a Ph.D. degree in Environmental Engineering in 2000 (Tehran Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran).

At Ryerson, he has been teaching as Contract Lecturer for the Department as well as through the Chang School of Continuing Education since 2013. Dr. Manshouri is a member of RUW (Ryerson Urban Water), a multi-disciplinary collective of experts whose research provides cost-effective solutions that support a healthy urban water cycle while promoting innovation in water education across societal boundaries.

Department:

Geography & Environmental Studies

Research Interests:

Water Quality, Pollution Control and Treatment

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse (Municipal and Industrial)

Water Pollution Control using Constructed Wetlands

Municipal and Industrial Solid Waste Management

Designing and manufacturing a water disinfection device in emergency situations using electrolysis method, 2009

 

 

Current Courses:

GEO 110: The Physical Environment

GEO 793: The Geography of Toronto

GEO 702: Technology and Contemporary Environment

EUS 650: Waste and Waste Management

EUS 180: The Global Water Issues

EUS 450: Responses to Climate Change

CEUS 202: Sustaining the City’s Environment

CEUS 650: Waste and Waste Management

CGEO 702: Technology and Contemporary Environment

CKES 170: Water Treatment

CKES 160: Waste Management

ES8902: Water Pollution Control Processes

CV8200: Processes for Water Pollution Control

CKSS 100: Fundamentals in Sustainability 1

 

Professional Affiliations:

Full member of Yeates School of Graduate Studies (YSGS) (from February 2020 to 2023)

Member of Ryerson Faculty Association (from July 2019 to present)

Member of AWWA and OWWA (Since 2012)

Member of British Columbia Water and Wastewater Association (BCWWA) (2002 - 2005)

 

 

 

Selected Publications & Presentations:

Seyedsalehi M., J. Jaafari, C.Helix-Nielsen, G. Hodaifa, M. Manshouri, S. Ghadimi, H. Hafizi, and H. Barzanouni. 2017. Evaluation of Moving-bed biofilm sequencing batch reactor (MBSBR) in operating A2O process with emphasis on biological removal of nutrients existing in wastewater. International Journal of Environment, Science and Technology, Springer, DOI 10.1007/s13762-017-1360-9.

Ghanbari F., M. Moradi, and M. Manshouri. 2014. Textile wastewater decolorization by zero valent iron activated peroxymonosulfate: Compared with zero valent copper. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Elsevier Ltd., Vol. 2, pp. 1846-1851, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213343714001699.

Lashkari M., G.R. Lashkaripour, and M. Manshouri. 2013. Evaluation of hydrogeochemical processes and groundwater table decline caused by overexploitation on the groundwater quality in Iranshahr aquifer, Iran. Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, Vol., 3 (8), pp. 374-381.

Manshouri M., H. Daraei, and A.R. Yazdanbakhsh. 2012. A feasible study on application of raw ostrich feather, feather treated with H2O2 and feather ash for removal of phenol from aqueous solution. Journal of Desalination and Water Treatment – Science and Engineering, Indexed in Web of Science, SCI, and Current Contents, Vol. 41, Issue 1-3, pp. 179-185.

Pirtaj Hamedani R., M. Manshouri, H. Banejad, and H. Sedghi. 2012. Optimization of quality parameters affecting changes in concentration of iron and manganese in water treatment plant. Journal of American Science, Volume 8, Issue 1, Cumulated No. 44, pp. 383-391.

Ghodrati F., M. Manshouri, M. Sayyadi M, and M. Salari. 2012. Qualitative changes trend (in terms of sedimentation and corrosion) in drinking water of three villages of Sarbandan, Jaban and Ayinehvarzan, in Damavand area. Iranian Journal of Environmental Geology, Year 6, Issue 20, pp. 87-91.

Shahmohammadi K. Sh., A.H. Nazemi, H. Babazadeh, and M. Manshouri. 2012. Estimating lead and copper transport parameters from unsaturated clay soil column. International Research Journal of Applied and Basic Sciences, Vol., 3 (4), pp. 675-681.

Rahmanian M., H. Sedghi, M. Nakhaei, and M. Manshouri. 2012. The investigation of groundwater pollutions around Ramhormoz city in Khuzestan province, Iran. New York Science Journal, 5 (8), pp. 109-113.

Afrous A., M. Manshouri, A. Liaghat, E. Pazira, and H. Sedghi. 2011. Mercury and arsenic accumulation by three species of aquatic plants in Dezful, Iran. African Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 6(24), pp. 5391-5397.

Shahmohammadi K. Sh., H. Babazadeh, A.H. Nazemi, and M. Manshouri M. 2011. Isotherm and kinetic studies on adsorption of Pb, Zn and Cu by Kaolinite. Caspian Journal of Environmental Sciences (CJES), Vol. 9, No.2.

Manshouri M., M. Danandeh Oskouie, A. Hassani. 2011. Zero valent iron nano-particles application in water and wastewater treatment. Omran-ab International Journal, No.43, pp. 58-64.

Manshouri M., A.R. Yazdanbakhsh, M. Sardar, and A. Sheikhmohammadi. 2011. Investigation of effective factors for Fenton like process in Para-Chlorophenol removal from aqueous solutions. Iranian Journal of Health and Environment (IJHE), Vol.3, No.4, pp. 381-388.

Najarchi, M., F. Kaveh, H. Babazadeh and M. Manshouri. 2011. Determination of yield response factor for field crop deficit irrigation. African Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 6(16), pp. 3700-3705.

Zamani Nouri A., H. Sedghi, A. Telvari, H. Babazadeh, M. Manshouri, and A.R. Massah Bavani. 2011. Using L-moments method for estimating flood quantities uncertainty in regional flood frequency analysis. Ecology, Environment & Conservation Journal, 17(3): pp. 1-10.

Nouri Gheidari M.H., A. Telvari, H. Babazadeh, and M. Manshouri. 2011. Estimating design probable maximum precipitation using multifractal methods and comparison with statistical and synoptically methods - Case study: Basin of Bakhtiari dam. Journal of Water Resources, Vol. 38, No.4, pp. 484-493.

Nikbakht Shahbazi A. R., B. Zahraie, H. Sedghi, M. Manshouri, and M. Nasseri. 2011. Seasonal meteorological drought prediction using Support Vector Machine. IDOSI Publications, World Applied Sciences Journal, 13 (6): pp. 1387-1397.

 

Afrous A., A. Liaghat, M. Manshouri, E. Pazira, and H. Sedghi. 2011. Arsenic removal possibility from industrial wastewater using aquatic plants in north of Khuzestan, Iran. 4th Iran Water Resources Management Conference, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 3-4 May 2011.

 

Afrous A., A. Liaghat, M. Manshouri, E. Pazira, and H. Sedghi. 2011. Investigation on ability of constructed wetland system with subsurface flow in nitrogen and phosphorus removal from domestic wastewater in hot and dry weather conditions, Iran., 1st National Conference on Water and Wastewater Science and Technology, Azad Uni., Ahwaz branch, Iran, 19-20 April 2011

 

Afrous A., A. Liaghat, M. Manshouri, E. Pazira, and H. Sedghi. 2011. Investigation on aquatic plants potential in mercury removal from industrial wastewater in Khuzestan climate. 1st National Conference on Water and Wastewater Science and Technology, Azad Uni., Ahwaz branch, Iran, 19-20 April 2011

 

Afrous A., A. Liaghat, M. Manshouri, E. Pazira, and H.Sedghi. 2011. Accumulation and uptake of nitrogen and phosphorus by four species of aquatic plants under arid and semi-arid conditions of Dezful, Iran. 1st National Conference on Water and Wastewater Science and Technology, Azad Uni., Ahwaz branch, Iran, 19-20 April 2011.

 

Afrous A., and M. Manshouri. 2011. Investigation on BOD removal efficiency using constructed wetland system with two aquatic plant species in Dezful, Iran. 2nd National Conference on Iran Wetlands, Azad Uni., Ahwaz branch, Iran, 1-2 March 2011.

 

Afrous A., A. Liaghat, and M. Manshouri. 2011. Study on nitrogen and phosphorus removal efficiency from domestic wastewater using constructed wetlands system with two species of native aquatic plants of north Khuzestan, Iran. 5th National Conference of Geology and Environment, Azad Uni., Islamshahr branch, Tehran, Iran, 6 March 2011.

 

Manshouri M., O. Pourmand, E. Ahmadisharaf, and A. Alamdari. 2011. Qualitative study of Zohreh river water using QUAL2K model. ASET, International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation, Ottawa, 17-19 Aug. 2011.

Manshouri M., M. Pirestani and A. Homayounnia. 2011. Environmental evaluation (Biological environment) of Kinevars dam construction using neuro-fuzzy models. 2nd Iranian National Conference on Water Researches, Zanjan, Iran, 18-19 May 2011.

Homayounnia A., M. Manshouri, and M. Pirestani. 2011. Environmental evaluation (Physical environment) of Kinevars dam construction using neuro-fuzzy models. 2nd Iranian National Conference on Water Researches, Zanjan, Iran, 18-19 May 2011.

Homayounnia A., M. Manshouri, and M. Pirestani. 2011. Study on environmental impact assessment methods of dam and water structures’ projects using neuro-fuzzy models and choosing the appropriate method. 2nd Iranian National Conference on Water Researches, Zanjan, Iran, 18-19 May 2011.

Jalalkamali A., H. Sedghi, and M. Manshouri. 2010. Monthly groundwater level prediction using ANN and neuro-fuzzy models: a case study on Kerman plain, Iran. IWA publishing, Journal of Hydrodynamics, DOI: 10.2166/hydro.2010.034.

 

Manshouri M. 2010. Water Safety Plan Manual – Step by Step Risk Management for Drinking Water Suppliers. WHO, IWA, Persian translation, Iran Ministry of Health.

Afrous A., N. Hedayat, A. Liaghat, M. Mohammadpour, and M. Manshouri. 2010. Accumulation and uptake of Nitrogen and Phosphorous by four species of aquatic plants under arid and semi-arid conditions of Dezful, Iran. IDOSI Publications, World Applied Sciences Journal, Vol. 10, No.8, pp. 886-891.

Farahmand A.R., M. Manshouri, A. Liaghat, and H. Sedghi. 2010. Comparison of kriging, ANN and ANFIS models for spatial and temporal distribution modeling of groundwater contaminants. WFL publisher, Science and Technology, Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, Vol. 8 (3&4).

Fazeltavassol S., and M. Manshouri. 2010. Water resources quality classification of Chahardoli plain (Hamedan and Kordestan provinces) for different consumptions using hydrogeochemistry data. Journal of applied geology new findings, Vol.6, pp.24-32.

Afrous A., M. Manshouri, A. Liaghat, E. Pazira, and H. Sedghi. 2010. Accumulation of Mercury and Arsenic in three species of aquatic plants in Dezful, Iran. IDOSI Publications, World Applied Sciences Journal, Vol. 10, No.8, pp. 911-917.

Daraei H., M. Manshouri, and A.R. Yazdanbakhsh. 2010. Removal of phenol from aqueous solution using ostrich feathers ash. Journal of Mazandaran Uni. Med. Sci., 20(79): 81-87.

Hassanpour Darvishi H., M. Manshouri, and H. Aliabadi Farahani. 2010. The effect of irrigation by domestic wastewater on soil properties. Journal of soil Science and Environmental Management, Vol. 1(2), pp. 030-033.

Hassanpour Darvishi H., M. Manshouri, H. Sedghi, and H. Mousavi Jahromi. 2010. Irrigation influence by treated domestic wastewater instead of agronomical water on essential oil yield of basil (Ocimum basilicum L.). African Journal of Microbiology Research, Vol. 4(6) pp. 475-479.

Hani A., E. Pazira, M. Manshouri, S. Babaie Kafaky, and M. Ghahroudi Tali. 2010. Spatial Distribution and mapping of risk elements pollution in agricultural soils of southern Tehran, Iran. Journal of Plant, Soil and Environment, 56(6): 288-296.

Bayat M.A., H.Babazadeh, and M. Manshouri. 2010. Temporal and spatial study of water use productivity of strategic crops in regional scale (Case study: Hamedan province). Journal of Water Sciences Research (JWSR), Vol.2, No.1, pp. 31-37.

Khedmati H., M. Manshouri, M. Heydarizadeh, and H. Sedghi.  2010. Zonation and estimation of flood discharge in unguaged sites located in south-east basins of Iran using a combination of flood index and multi-variable regression methods (Sistan-Baluchestan, Kerman, Yazd, and Hormozgan provinces). Journal of Water and Soil, 24(3):593-609.

Saremi A., H. Sedghi, M. Manshouri, and F. Kaveh. 2010. Development of multi-objective optimal waste model for Haraz River. World Applied Sciences Journal, 11(8):924-929.

Massoudinejad M.R., M. Manshouri, and M. Katibi. 2010. Design, production and evaluation of electronic hook for mice population controlling. Iranian Journal of Health and Environment (IJHE), Vol. 3. No. 3, pp. 347-358.

Manshouri M., and P. Esfandiari. 2010. Study of physical, chemical and microbiological contaminants in Jajrood river. IFEH 11th World Congress on Environmental Health and CIPHI 76th Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, 5-10 September 2010.

Manshouri M., and F. Ansari. 2010. Physical and chemical water quality study of Gonabad plain aquifer for agricultural, drinking and industrial consumptions. 1st regional seminar on soil and water resources management, Azad University, Shahre Ghods Branch, Feb. 2010.

Sanjabi M., M. Manshouri, R. Fazliola, and R. Mostafavi. 2010. Spatial and temporal study of electrical conductivity and chlorine of Babol-Amol plain groundwater between years 2007 to 2009. 1st National Congress on Coastal Lands Water Resources, Sari University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Sari, Iran, 8-9 Dec. 2010.

Sanjabi M., M. Manshouri, R. Fazliola, and R. Mostafavi. 2010. Study of chemical quality of Babol-Amol plain groundwater using Wilcox and Schuler diagrams. 1st National Congress on Coastal Lands Water Resources, Sari University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Sari, Iran, 8-9 Dec. 2010.

Sabaghi M.M., M. Manshouri, M. Alikhaninejad, and M. Soleimani. 2010. Groundwater resources quality evaluation for irrigational consumptions using GIS (Case study: Rafsanjan township)”, 10th National Seminar of Irrigation and Evaporation Reduction, Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran, 8-10 Feb. 2010.

Manshouri M., and A. Behrad. 2010. Study on electrolysis method in water disinfection. IFEH 11th World Congress on Environmental Health and CIPHI 76th Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, 5-10 September 2010.

Behrad A., and M. Manshouri. 2009. Applications of electrolysis method in water treatment. 12th National Congress on Environmental Health, Shahid Beheshti University, pp.857-863, 3-5 Nov. 2009.

Majlessi M., M. Manshouri, and M. Jalali. 2009. Nanotechnology - A new science in water treatment. 12th National Congress on Environmental Health, Shahid Beheshti University, 3-5 Nov. 2009.

Manshouri M., and S.Fazeltavassol. 2009. The investigation of gaseous pollutant layers depth with hydrogeochemical and geoelectrical data in Chahardoly plain. Journal of Geology and Environment, Vol.3, No.1.

Eshaghpour M., and Manshouri M., 2009. Study on origin of major ions in area of Astaneh-Kouchesfehan groundwater.  Journal of Geology and Environment, Year 2, No.2.

Akbarzadeh A., H. Tala, M. Manshouri, and S. Bashiri. 2009. Investigation on rural solid waste management condition in Tehran province villages. 12th National Congress on Environmental Health, Shahid Beheshti University, 3-5 Nov. 2009.

Manshouri M., and S. Tabiee Yeganeh. 2009. Investigation on Red Tide occurrence causes and its control in Persian Gulf waters. 12th National Congress on Environmental Health, Shahid Beheshti University, 3-5 Nov. 2009.

Manshouri, M., and M. Karami Moghadam. 2009. Eco-hydraulically environmental safe region behind fish habitat structure in river bed. Oral presentation, 33rd International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAEH) 2009 Congress Co-located with the 19th Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference, Water Engineering for a Sustainable Environment, ACSE, EWRI, CSCE, UBC, COPRI, Vancouver, B.C, 9-14 August 2009.

Fazeltavassol, S., N. Khamseh, and M. Manshouri. 2009. Water resources quality classification of Jovein plain of Mashhad using hydrogeochemistry data. 1st national conference on groundwater, Azad University, Behbahan Branch, 19 Nov. 2009.

Sabaghi M.M., M. Manshouri, A. Poursaidi, and M. Soleimani. 2009. Groundwater resources quality evaluation of Rafsanjan city for irrigational consumptions. 1st National Seminar of Water Crisis in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Iran, 5 Nov. 2009.

Eshaghpour M., and M. Manshouri. 2009. Qualitative evaluation of Astaneh-Kouchesfehan groundwater threshold limits in Gilan province and effect of Sefidrood water quality on it. 4th National Congress on Geology and Environment, Azad University, Islamshahr branch, 11-12 March 2009.

Manshouri M., and S. Fazeltavassol. 2009. Survey on factors and difficulties withdrawal from Asad-Abad Hamedan aquifer. 4th National Congress on Geology and Environment, Azad University, Islamshahr branch, 11-12 March 2009.

Shamsnia, S.A., N. Pirmoradian, and M. Manshouri. 2009. Using time series analysis and ARIMA model in drought simulation (A case study: FARS province, IRAN). European Water Resources Association (EWRA) 7th International Conference, Cyprus University, Cyprus, 25-27 June 2009.

Khedmati, H., M. Heydarizadeh, M. Telvari, and M. Manshouri. 2009. Determination of regional coefficient for statistical transformation indicators of flood of the short duration to long duration in south-east of Iran. 1st International Conference of Water Crisis, Zabol University, 10-12 March 2009.

Bashiri S., Y. Zandishafagh, and M. Manshouri, “Establishment of internal structures for man-made disaster management in industry. 2nd International Conference on Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), Tehran, Iran, 1-2 Nov. 2009.

Manshouri M., Yazdanbakhsh A.R, Nabizadeh R., Jahed G. and Fallahzadeh R. 2008. Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) Application Guideline in Drinking Water Safety Plan. Avaye Ghalam Pub.

Massoudinejad M.R., M. Manshouri, M. Khatibi, A. Adibzadeh, and H. Amini. 2008. Hydrogen sulfide removal by Thiobacillus Thioparus bacteria on seashell bed biofilters. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 11 (6):  pp. 920-924.

Manshouri M. 2008. Wastewater role in environmental pollution. Journal of Rabete Salamat, Year 11th, No.33, pp.31-34.

Manshouri M., and A. Saadat. 2008. Water quality (Physical and chemical) situation circumstances of Azadi sport complex with regard to infrastructural facilities and regional aquifer. 2nd National Conference on Water and Wastewater, Tehran, Iran, 8-10 Oct. 2008.

Yazdanbakhsh A., M. Manshouri, and R. Fallahzadeh. 2008. HACCP establishment in water safety plan. 2nd National Conference on Water and Wastewater, Tehran, Iran, 8-10 Oct. 2008.

Yazdanbakhsh A., M. Manshouri, and R. Fallahzadeh. 2008. Risk assessment circumstances for controlling critical points in water supply plan from the point of production to the point of consumption.  2nd National Conference on Water and Wastewater, Tehran, Iran, 8-10 Oct. 2008.

Rostami R., and M. Manshouri. 2008. Spatial and temporal distribution of water quality parameters in south-western basins of West Azerbaijan province. 3rd Iran Water Resources Management Conference, Civil Engineering Department, University of Tabriz, Iran, 15-17 Oct. 2008.

Manshouri, M., H. Fahmi, H. Madani., and H. Samadyar. 2008. Study on the location effect potential of runoff production by using GIS tools (Case Study: Lavarak sub basin of Latyan dam - Iran). Poster presentation, Map Asia 2008, 7th Annual International Conference and Exhibition on Geographical Information Technology and Applications,  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18-20 August 2008.

Manshouri M., and S. Sharifinia. 2008. Study of laws and regulations controlling water pollution caused by wastewater to provide the appropriate legal rules. 2nd National Conference on Water and Wastewater, Tehran, Iran, 8-10 Oct. 2008.

Afrous A., M. Manshouri, S.M. Hosseini, and Sh. Goudarzi. 2007. Assessment of the ordinary kriging and neuro-fuzzy approaches in interpolation of the groundwater level, water pollution in natural porous media at different scales, assessment of fate, impact and indicators. WAPO, Barcelona, Spain, 11-13 April, 2007.

Massoudi Nejad M.R., M. Manshouri, and A.R. Yazdanbakhsh. 2006. Study on the reuse of Zamyad factory wastewater treatment plant effluent in irrigation. Iranian Journal of Environmental Health, Science & Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 285-288.

Manshouri M., Mehrasbi M., Khani M.R. and Yaghmaian K. 2000. Hydraulics. Dibagarane Tehran Pub.

Manshouri M., M. Vossoughi, K. Imandel, M. Borghei, and A. Badkoubi. 2000. Removing heavy metals using constructed wetlands. Journal of water and wastewater, No.13, pp. 28-40.

Vossoughi, M., M. Manshouri, I. Alemzadeh, and B. Ebadian. 2000. Constructed Wetlands for Heavy Metal Removal. International meeting on chemical engineering, environmental protection and biotechnology, Frankfurt, 22-27 May 2000.

Manshouri M., and M. Vossoughi. 1999. Heavy metals removal by constructed wetlands, 2nd National Seminar on Environmental Health, Tehran, Iran, 15-17 Nov. 1999.

Vossoughi, M., I. Alamzadeh, M. Manshouri, and M.Gholampour. 1999. Assessment of the performance of pilot constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment / reuse in rural areas. Asian Waterqual' 99, 7th IAWQ Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, 18-20 Oct. 1999.

Manshouri M., Massoudinejad M.R. and Khani M.R. 1998. Surveying. Dibagarane Tehran Pub.