Arash Zamyadi, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

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Conferences with Refereed Proceeding


 

Keynote and invited plenary speaker

  1. A. Zamyadi (2015) Application of online algal fluorescence probes for improved decision-making. Invited R&D speaker, Melbourne Water Research and Development Stakeholder Presentation, Melbourne, Australia, 3 December 2015.

  2. A. Zamyadi (2015) Fate of algal taste and odour, and cyanotoxins in full-scale water treatment plants.  Keynote speaker, International Workshop on Occurrence and Control of Tastes, Odours, and Algal Toxins in Waters. International Water Association (IWA), Xiamen, China, 29 October – 1 November 2015.

  3. A. Zamyadi (2013). Taste and odour removal using UV+H2O2: new process, new operational challenge. Invited R&D speaker, Peel Research Day. Municipal Region of Peel, Ontario, Canada, 21 November 2013.
  4. A. Zamyadi (2013) Treatment of cyanobacteria and their harmful by-products for safe drinking water production. Invited R&D speaker, Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) Technical Session. Walkerton, Ontario, Canada, 15 August 2013.
  5. A. Zamyadi (2013) Managing Infrastructure to Improve Water Quality. Invited plenary speaker, “Great Lakes, Great Challenges” Forum, International Joint Commission. Rochester, Michigan, USA, 14 March 2013.

  6. A. Zamyadi (2013) Harmful algal blooms and their by-products: Source management issues and water treatment challenges. Invited plenary speaker, Engineers Professional Development Day. Ontario Ministry of Environment, Toronto, Canada, 3 May 2013.

  7. A. Zamyadi (2010) Chlorination of cyanobacteria and their associated toxins in natural water conditions. Australian Water Quality Center – SA Water Knowledge Sharing Seminar. Invited R&D speaker, Adelaide, Australia, 17 June 2010.
  8. A. Zamyadi (2010) Effect of chlorination on cyanobacteria cells integrity and subsequent toxin release and degradation. Seqwater Research and Development Workshop. Keynote speaker, Brisbane,, Australia, 3 June 2010.
Conference submissions (with refereed conference proceedings)
  1. A. Zamyadi, et al. Surface Water Treatment with Ultrafiltration: Algae Blooms Operational Challenges. 2014 American Water Works Association (AWWA) and American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) Membrane Conference and Exposition, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 10-14 March 2014

  2. A. Zamyadi, et al. Ozone: Benefits and Consequences. 2013 AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC), Long Beach, California, USA, 3-7 November 2013.

  3. A. Zamyadi, et al. Quenching H2O2 residuals after UV/H2O2 drinking water treatment using granular activated carbon. 2013 AWWA WQTC, Long Beach, California, USA, 3-7 November 2013.

  4. A. Zamyadi, et al. Preozonation of cyanobacteria: Potential operation to prevent toxic cells breakthrough into water treatment plants. 2013 AWWA WQTC, Long Beach, California, USA, 3-7 November 2013.

  5. A. Zamyadi, et al. Taste and odour compound removal using UV+H2O2: new process, new operational challenge. 10th International Water Association (IWA) Symposium on Off-Flavours in the Aquatic Environment, October 27-November 1, 2013, Tainan, Taiwan.

  6. A. Zamyadi, et al. Cyanobacteria in temperate regions: an emerging challenge for source management and drinking water production. 10th IWA Symposium on Off-Flavours in the Aquatic Environment, October 27-November 1, 2013, Tainan, Taiwan.

  7. A. Zamyadi, et al. Assessment of cyanobacterial preoxidation to prevent cells and toxins breakthrough into water treatment plants. 10th IWA Symposium on Off-Flavours in the Aquatic Environment, October 27-November 1, 2013, Tainan, Taiwan.

  8. A. Zamyadi, et al. Emerging Operational Challenges in Ultrafiltration Treatment Plants: Algal Compounds Removal and Membrane Fouling. 7th IWA Specialised Membrane Technology Conference and Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 25-29 August 2013.

  9. A. Zamyadi, et al. Impact of cyanobacterial intra/extra cellular ration on performance of drinking water treatment processes. 2013 AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE), Denver, Colorado, USA.  9-13 June 2013.
  10. A. Zamyadi, et al. Breakthrough and accumulation of toxic cyanobacteria in full scale clarification and filtration processes. 2012 AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC), Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 4-8 November 2012.
  11. A. Zamyadi, et al. Formation of disinfection by-products resulting from the chlorination of toxic cyanobacteria. 2011 AWWA WQTC, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. 13-17 November 2011.
  12. A. Zamyadi, et al. Chlorination in drinking water treatment processes: A barrier against toxic cyanobacterial breakthrough. 2010 AWWA WQTC, Savannah, Georgia, USA. 14-18 November 2010.
  13. A. Zamyadi, et al. Comparison of in vivo phycocyanin probes and their application in a novel monitoring strategy for the detection of cyanobacteria in Québec. 2010 AWWA WQTC, Savannah, Georgia, USA. 14-18 November 2010.
  14. A. Zamyadi, et al. Chlorination as a barrier against toxic cyanobacterial breakthrough: validation of laboratory findings in a drinking water treatment plant. Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA/ACEPU), 14th Canadian National Conference & 5th Policy Forum on Drinking Water, Saskatoon, Canada. October 30 – November 2, 2010.
  15. A. Zamyadi, et al. Laboratory comparison of in vivo phycocyanin probes and their application for cyanobacterial detection in Québec water sources. CWWA/ACEPU, 14th Canadian National Conference & 5th Policy Forum on Drinking Water, Saskatoon, Canada. October 30 – November 2, 2010.
  16. A. Zamyadi, et al. Oxidation of cyanobacteria cells by chlorine and subsequent toxin release and degradation. IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, Montréal, Canada, 19–24 September 2010.
  17. A. Zamyadi, et al. Assessment and comparison of model-based load estimation strategies for nitrogen and sediment from a small agricultural watershed. 14th International Conference, IWA Diffuse Pollution Specialist Group, Beaupré, Québec, Canada. 12-17 September 2010.
  18. A. Zamyadi, et al. Online cyanobacterial detection in source waters: laboratory validation and field application of in vivo phycocyanin probes. 8th International Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria (ICTC8), Istanbul, Turkey August 29 – September 4, 2010 (Renounced due to time conflict with sampling season).
  19. A. Zamyadi, et al. Validation and application of an online phycocyanin probe for rapid detection of harmful cyanobacteria in source waters. IWA 5th Young Water Professional Conference, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. July 4-8 July 2010.
  20. A. Zamyadi, et al. Effect of chlorination on Anabaena circinalis cell integrity and subsequent Paralytic Shellfish Poisons release and degradation. 2009 AWWA WQTC, Seattle, Washington, USA. 15-19 November 2009.
  21. A. Zamyadi, et al. Validation of Online Fluoroprobes for the Detection of Cyanobacteria in Source Waters. 2009 AWWA WQTC, Seattle, Washington, USA. 15-19 November 2009.
  22. A. Zamyadi, et al. Occurrence of cyanobacteria and their associated toxins in water resources of water treatment facilities in southern Québec. 2008 AWWA WQTC, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. 16-20 November 2008.
  23. A. Zamyadi, et al. Rapid detection of harmful Cyanobacteria in source waters with on-line fluoroprobe: Method validation. CWWA/ACEPU, 13th Canadian National Conference & 4th Policy Forum on Drinking Water, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. 5-7 October, 2008.
  24. A. Zamyadi, et al. Phytoremediation treatment of water contaminated with Zinc, Copper and Lead. 19th International Congress Symposium and 56th International Executive Council Meeting of International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID), Beijing, China, 10 – 18 September 2005.

 

 

Conferences with Non-refereed Proceeding

 

 

  1. A. Zamyadi, S. Dorner, M. Prevost, G. Newcombe, R.K. Henderson (2015) Fate of emerging cyanobacterial harmful metabolites in water supply systems. Pacifichem 2015, Hawaii, USA, 15-20 December 2015.

  2. A. Zamyadi, F. Choo, R. Stuetz, G. Newcombe, R. Henderson (2015) In-vivo fluorescence probes for real-time management of cyanobacterial blooms in water treatment plants. Pacifichem 2015, Hawaii, USA, 15-20 December 2015.

  3. L. Azouz, A. Zamyadi, R. Stuetz, R. Henderson. Flipped classroom approach to increase student engagement with algal harmful metabolites separation from water. Pacifichem 2015, Hawaii, USA, 15-20 December 2015.

  4. A. Zamyadi, R. Henderson, R. Stuetz, G. Newcombe, S. Dorner, M. Prévost (2014) Management of toxic cyanobacteria in full scale water treatment plants. In Benefits and application of research and technology for the management of cyanobacteria, presented at Fourth National Cyanobacterial Workshop, Adelaide, South Australia, 22 - 24 September 2014.

  5. A. Zamyadi, et al. Fluorescence probes for real-time management of cyanobacterial blooms in drinking water sources. 2013 Ontario Water Works Association (A section of AWWA) Annual Conference and Tradeshow, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 5-8 May 2013.
  6. A. Zamyadi, 5th Canadian Wastewater Management Conference and 48th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA/ACEPU) and Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ), Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 6-8 March 2013.
  7. A. Zamyadi, 27th Eastern Canadian Symposium of Water Quality Research, Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ), Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. 26 October 2012 (Oral Prov. Conf.).
  8. A. Zamyadi, RÉSEAU environnement 24e atelier sur l`eau potable, Laval, Québec, Canada. 23-24 October 2012 (Accepted - Oral Prov. Conf.).
  9. A. Zamyadi, CAWQ 47th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, Ontario, Canada. 21-22 February 2012 (Oral Prov. Conf.).
  10. A. Zamyadi, RÉSEAU environnement 23e atelier sur l`eau potable, Québec City, Québec, Canada. 26-27 September 2011 (Oral Prov. Conf.).
  11. A. Zamyadi, RÉSEAU environnement 22e atelier sur l`eau potable, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada. 26-27 October 2010 (2 Oral presentations Prov. Conf.).
  12. A. Zamyadi, Water Quality Research Australia (WQRA) 2nd National Cyanobacterial Workshop Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 2-3 August 2010 (Poster Nat. Australian Conf.).
  13. A. Zamyadi, RÉSEAU environnement 21e atelier sur l`eau potable, Lévis, Québec, Canada. 27-28 October 2009 (Oral Prov. Conf.).
  14. A. Zamyadi, Rendez-vous international sur la gestion intégrée de l’eau des outils pour agir. Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada ; 1-3 juin 2009 (Oral Int. Conf.).
  15. A. Zamyadi, RÉSEAU environnement 20e atelier sur l`eau potable, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada. 29 October 2008 (Oral Prov. Conf.).
  16. A. Zamyadi, Colloque « Les cyanobactéries: mieux connaître pour mieux gérer », Institut Hydro-Québec en environnement, développement et société (Institut EDS), Université Laval, Quebec city, Quebec, Canada, 24 January 2008 (Poster Prov. Conf.): http://www.ihqeds.ulaval.ca/8245.html#.UX9SlrVJPE8
  17. A. Zamyadi, 11th Seminar of IRNCID, IRNCID, Tehran, Iran, 24-25 December 2003 (Oral Nat. Conf.).
  18. A. Zamyadi, 1St National Students Conference on Soil and Water Resources, IRNCID, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran, 23-24 October 2002 and winner of “BEST PRESENTATION AWARD”

 

 

Technical presentations and reports


  1. A. Zamyadi (August 15, 2013). Invited to give an oral presentation titled: “Treatment of cyanobacteria and their harmful by-products for safe drinking water production” during Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) Technical Session. Walkerton, Ontario, Canada.

  2. A. Zamyadi, L. Jinghong, D. Wang, R. Hofmann (2013). Assessing the remaining service life of GAC from full-scale contactors. Department of Civil Engineering, University  of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (Technical report).
  3. A. Zamyadi, (April 10, 2013). Oral presentations to the industrial partners at the “University of Toronto NSERC Industrial Research Chair Technology Transfer Day”. Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada.
  4. A. Zamyadi, (March 14, 2013). Invited to give an oral presentation and sit on a panel during the session on “Managing Infrastructure to Improve Water Quality” at “Great Lakes, Great Challenges Forum” organized by the International Joint Commission. Rochester, Michigan, USA: http://www.ijc.org/en_/news?news_id=96
  5. A. Zamyadi, (February 9, 2012). Oral presentation and participation at “Forum de transfert sur les cyanobactéries”. Quebec City, Canada.
  6. A. Zamyadi, (May 30, 2007 – December 11, 2007 – September 24, 2008 – January 21, 2009 – December 9, 2009 – December 7, 2011 – October 11, 2011). Oral presentations to the industrial partners at the “Journée d’information  - Chaire industrielle CRSNG en traitement et distribution de l’eau potable”. Civil Eng., Geological and Mining Dept., Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Canada.
  7. A. Zamyadi, (January 11 & 13, 2011). Oral presentation and participation at “Forum de transfert de mi-parcours travaux de recherche sur les cyanobactéries de FQRNT”. Quebec City, Canada.
  8. A. Zamyadi, (February 9, 2011) Oral presentation to the City of Montreal “Service des infrastructures, transport et Environnement, Direction de la production de l`eau potable, Division de l’ingénierie et de la construction”: Transfer of knowledge on in vivo cyanobacteria monitoring and treatment. Montreal, Canada.
  9. A. Zamyadi, (June 28, 2010). Oral presentation to the Melbourne water Process Engineering Research and Technology team. Melbourne, Australia.
  10. A. Zamyadi, (2010). FQRNT scholarship for Ph.D. student international internship on Cyanobacteria: Report on Australian visit. Civil Eng., Geological and Mining Dept., École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montreal, Canada (Technical report).
  11. B. Barbeau, A. Carrière, M. Prévost, A. Zamyadi and P.Chevalier(2008). Changements climatiques au Québec méridional - Analyse de la vulnérabilité des installations québécoises de production d’eau potable aux cyanobactéries toxiques. Institut national de santé publique du Québec, 2008, 16 pages. No INSPQ : 867. ISBN imprimé : 978-2-550-54677-1, ISBN PDF : 978-2-550-54678-8 (Technical report).

 

 

Outreach activities and invited as quest speaker for oral presentations

 

  1. Publication of the IWA Young Water Professionals Specialists Groups Newsletter (Edition 1 – September 2012): http://www.iwahq.org/contentsuite/upload/iwa/all/A%20Events/A%20Events/IWA%20Events/2012/YWP%20St%20Petersburg/IWA_YWP_Newsletter_Web_final.pdf
  2. IWA YWP Workshop and IWA Specialist Groups Leaders Forum (Busan, Korea – 16-21 September 2012).
  3. Participated at “Innovative Thinking with Suez Environnement” initiative during IWA World Water Conference (Busan, Korea – 16-21 September 2012).
  4. IWA 2nd Development Congress and Exhibition and IWA Specialist Groups Leaders Forum (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 21-24 November 2011).
  5. City of Bedford Council meeting and the Mayor (Bedford, Quebec – September 6, 2011).
  6. AWQC Knowledge Sharing Seminar (June 17, 2010) & Cyanobacteria Interest Group (May 5, 2010) (Adelaide, Australia).
  7. South East Queensland Water (Seqwater) Research Workshop (Brisbane, Australia – June 3, 2010).
  8. New South Wales Office of Water Seminar (Sydney, Australia – March 19, 2010).
  9. INRS – Centre Eau Terre Environnement (ETE) (Quebec City, Canada – October 21, 2009).
  10. MDDEP Rencontre d’échanges Québec–Australie–France sur les algues bleu-vert (Quebec City, Canada – Sept. 1, 2009).
  11. Invited to present a seminar on cyanobacterial problem and research during the CWN Student and Young Professional Infrastructure Workshop in Montreal, Canada, October 26 – November 1, 2008