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

Founded & leading BGA Innovation Hub Follow me on twitter @ArashZamyadi

National and International Conferences, Professional Activities, and Industry and Community Outreach

Keynote and invited plenary speaker

1)       A. Zamyadi (2019) Harmful algal blooms risk assessment and implementation of control strategies for safe drinking water production and reuse. Invited keynote speaker, 14th Annual Hydrologic Sciences Research Symposium, University of Colorado Boulder, USA, 12 April 2019.

2)       A. Zamyadi (2019) 2019) Algal blooms risk and management strategies. Invited keynote speaker, University of Toronto, Drinking Water Research Group Technology Transfer Day. Toronto, Canada, 10 April 2019.

3)       A. Zamyadi (2018) Management of harmful algal blooms during water treatment and reuse. Invited speaker, National Research Council Canada Workshop. Halifax, Canada, 20 November 2018.

4)       A. Zamyadi (2018) Harmful Algal Blooms Management: Lessons Learned from Monitoring in Low and High Risk Water Treatment Plants. Invited speaker, Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA) Spring Workshop. Toronto, Canada, 20 March 2018.

5)       A. Zamyadi (2018) Harmful algal blooms during water treatment: challenges and management techniques. Invited speaker and session Chair, 53rd Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research. Toronto, Canada, 22 February 2018.

6)       A. Zamyadi (2017) Real-time management of cyanobacterial blooms: Validation and application of in situ fluorescence probes. <i><u>Invited plenary speaker</u></i>, 4th IWA Lake and Reservoir Management Symposium. Shanghai, China, 23-26 May 2017.

7)       A. Zamyadi (2017) Piloting a flipped classroom model to increases student engagement in a Chemical Engineering lecture. Invited plenary speaker, UNSW Community of Practice (CoP) for Flipped Classroom Practitioners “Stories from the Flipped Trenches events", Sydney, Australia, 3 May 2017.

8)       A. Zamyadi (2017) Algal blooms during water treatment. Invited plenary speaker, Africa Water Show 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28-29 March 2017.

9)       A. Zamyadi (2017) Taste and odour in Water Supply Systems. Opening keynote speaker, 11th IWA Symposium on Tastes, Odours and Algal Toxins in Water: Occurrence and Control, Sydney, Australia, 14-16 February 2017.

10)   A. Zamyadi (2016) Fate of harmful cyanobacterial metabolites in water supply systems: Current challenges and future research direction. Invited R&D speaker, Southern Nevada Water Authority Technical Session. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 10 November 2016.

11)   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.

12)   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.

13)   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.

14)   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.

15)   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

16)   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.

17)   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.

18)   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 referred conference proceedings)

1)     A. Zamyadi, R. Hofmann (2018) Probing Algae Blooms: Advanced Techniques in Monitoring and Treating Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxins. American Water Works Association (AWWA) Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC), Toronto, Canada, 11 - 15 November.

2)     A. Zamyadi, S. Dorner, M. Prevost (2018) Bloom Real Time Monitoring, Predictive Modelling and Source Management Options. AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC), Toronto, Canada, 11 - 15 November.

3)     A. Zamyadi, M. Prevost (2018) Cyanobacterial Toxin Expression in Treatment Plant Located in High Risk Bloom Sources. AWWA WQTC, Toronto, Canada, 11 - 15 November.

4)    A. Zamyadi, C. Romanis, T. Mills, B. Neilan, F. Choo, L.A. Coral, D. Gale, G. Newcombe, N. Crosbie, R. Stuetz, R. K. Henderson (2018) Exploring benefits of combined microscopy, next-generation sequencing, and cell integrity methods to identify water treatment critical control points for cyanobacterial removal. 18th International Conference on Harmful Algae, Nantes, France, 21 - 26 October.

5)    A. Zamyadi (2018) Enhanced harmful cyanobacteria removal: Direct oxidation of cell using potassium permanganate and improved coagulation. International Ozone Association IOA-PAG Annual Conference and Exposition, Las Vegas, USA, 20 – 23 August.

6)    K. Greenstein, A. Zamyadi, E. Wert (2018) Comparative Assessment of Cyanobacteria Lysis Methods for Total Cyanotoxin Analysis. Proceedings of AWWA Annual Conference and Exhibition (ACE), Las Vegas, USA, 11 - 14 June.

7)    K. Greenstein, A. Zamyadi, C. Adams, E. Rosenfeldt, E. Wert (2018) Pre-oxidation Guidance for Microcystis-Laden Water based on Release of Intracellular Microcystins. Proceedings of AWWA ACE, Las Vegas, USA, 11 - 14 June.

8)    F. Choo, R. Stuetz, G. Newcombe, R. K. Henderson, A. Zamyadi (2017) Enhanced harmful cyanobacteria removal: Direct oxidation of cell using potassium permanganate and improved coagulation. Proceedings of AWWA WQTC, Portland, USA, 13 - 17 November.

9)    K. Greenstein, A. Zamyadi, C. Adams, E. Rosenfeldt, E. Wert E (2017) Release of Intracellular Cyanotoxins during Chemical Treatment of Cyanobacteria. Proceedings of International Ozone Association 23rd World Congress and Exposition, Washington DC, USA, 13-17 August.

10) A. Zamyadi, F. Choo, L. Coral, R. Stuetz, R.K. Henderson, C. Romanis, T. Mills, B. Neilan, D. Gale, G. Newcombe, B. Gladman (2017) Intensive Cyanobacterial Monitoring in Australian Treatment Plants: Fate of Cells and Harmful Metabolites. Proceedings of Ozwater’17 conference, Sydney, Australia, 16 - 18 May.

11) A. Zamyadi, L. Liu, R. Stuetz, G. Newcombe, S. Dorner, M. Prevost, R. K. Henderson (2016) Algal toxins, and taste and odour compounds in water supply systems: Operators knowledge and utilities management needs. Proceedings of AWWA WQTC, Indianapolis, USA, 13 - 17 November.

12) A. Zamyadi, F. Choo, R. Stuetz, G. Newcombe, R. K. Henderson (2016) Selection and application of online fluorescence probes for real time management of toxic cyanobacterial blooms in water supply systems. Proceedings of AWWA WQTC, Indianapolis, USA, 13 - 17 November.

13) A. Zamyadi, B. Gladman, R. Stuetz, G. Newcombe, R. K. Henderson (2016) Water scarcity and reuse: Harmful cyanobacterial related challenges and management techniques. Proceedings of AWWA WQTC, Indianapolis, USA, 13 - 17 November (Poster).

14) A. Zamyadi, R. Stuetz, G. Newcombe, S. Dorner, M. Prevsot, R.K. Henderson (2016) Toxic cyanobacteria in source water: A global treatment challenge. Proceedings of IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia, 9–13 October 2016.

15) A. Zamyadi, S. Dorner, M. Prévost, G. Newcombe, R.K. Henderson (2015) Monitoring cyanotoxins and their producing cells in clarifiers and sludge treatment processes. Proceedings of 9th IWA Specialist Conference on Assessment and Control of Micropollutants and Hazardous Substances in Water: Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2015. Singapore, 22-26 November.

16) A. Zamyadi, R.K. Henderson, R. Stuetz, G. Newcombe (2015) Real-Time Management of Cyanobacterial Blooms: Advantages and Limitations of in vivo Fluorescence Probes. AWWA WQTC 2015, Salt Lake City, USA, 15 - 19 November 2015.

17) G. Newcombe, S. Krasner, R.K. Henderson, A. Zamyadi (2015) Optimizing Conventional Treatment for the Removal of Cyanobacteria and Toxins. AWWA WQTC 2015, Salt Lake City, USA, 15 - 19 November 2015.

18) A. Zamyadi, D. Ellis, A. Bolduc, S. Dorner, M. Prévost (2015) Cyanotoxins Breakthrough in Eastern Canadian Water Treatment Plants. AWWA WQTC 2015, Salt Lake City, USA, 15 - 19 November 2015.

19) A. Zamyadi, R.K. Henderson, R. Stuetz, G. Newcombe, S. Dorner, M. Prevost (2015) Cyanobacterial Cells-Water Treatment Challenges. AWWA WQTC 2015, Salt Lake City, USA, 15 - 19 November 2015.

20) A. Zamyadi, M. Prevost, S. Dorner, G. Newcombe, R. Stuetz, R. Henderson (2015) Fluorescence probes for real-time management of cyanobacterial blooms in drinking water sources. Ozwater’15 conference, Adelaide, Australia, May 2015.

21) A. Zamyadi, R. Henderson, R. Stuetz, G. Newcombe, M. Prévost, S. Dorner (2014) Fluorescence Probes for Real-Time Management of Cyanobacterial Blooms in Water Treatment Plants. AWWA WQTC 2014, New Orleans, USA, 16 - 19 November 2014.

22) A. Zamyadi, S. Andrews, R. Hofmann (2014) Surface Water Treatment with Ultrafiltration: Algae Blooms Operational Challenges. Proceedings of American Water Works Association (AWWA) and American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) Membrane Conference and Exposition, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 10-14 March 2014.

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

24) A. Zamyadi, E. Li, R. Hofmann (2013) Quenching H2O2 residuals after UV/H2O2 drinking water treatment using granular activated carbon. 2013 AWWA WQTC, Long Beach, California, USA, 3-7 November 2013.

25) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2013) 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.

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

27) A. Zamyadi (2013) 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.

28) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2013) 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.

29) A. Zamyadi, R. Hofmann (2013) 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.

30) A. Zamyadi, R. Hofmann (2103) 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.

31) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2012) Breakthrough and accumulation of toxic cyanobacteria in full scale clarification and filtration processes. 2012 AWWA WQTC, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 4-8 November 2012.

32) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2011) Formation of disinfection by-products resulting from the chlorination of toxic cyanobacteria. 2011 AWWA WQTC, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. 13-17 November 2011.

33) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2010) Chlorination in drinking water treatment processes: A barrier against toxic cyanobacterial breakthrough. 2010 AWWA WQTC, Savannah, Georgia, USA. 14-18 November 2010.

34) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2010) 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.

35) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2010) 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.

36) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2010) 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.

37) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2010) Oxidation of cyanobacteria cells by chlorine and subsequent toxin release and degradation. IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, Montréal, Canada, 19–24 September 2010.

38) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2010) 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.

39) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2010) 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).

40) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2010) 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.

41) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2009) 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.

42) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2009) Validation of Online Fluoroprobes for the Detection of Cyanobacteria in Source Waters. 2009 AWWA WQTC, Seattle, Washington, USA. 15-19 November 2009.

43) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2008) 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.

44) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2008) 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.

 

Conference submissions (with non-refereed conference proceedings)

45) A. Zamyadi, F. Choo, S. I. Khan, L. A. Coral, G. Newcombe, D. Gale, B. Gladman, R. Stuetz, R. Henderson (2016) Fate of harmful cyanobacteria and their associated metabolites in Australian water treatment plants, presented at 5th National Cyanobacterial Workshop, Brisbane, Queensland, 29 - 30 September 2016.

46) A. Zamyadi, S. Dorner, M. Prevost, G. Newcombe, R.K. Henderson (2015) Fate of emerging cyanobacterial harmful metabolites in water supply systems. Proceedings of International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem) 2015, Hawaii, USA, 15-20 December 2015.

47) 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. Proceedings of Pacifichem 2015, Hawaii, USA, 15-20 December 2015.

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

49) 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.

50) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2013) Fluorescence probes for real-time management of cyanobacterial blooms in drinking water sources. 2013 OWWA Annual Conference and Tradeshow, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 5-8 May 2013.

51) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2013) 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.

52) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2012) 27th Eastern Canadian Symposium of Water Quality Research, Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ), Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. 26 October 2012.

53) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2012) RÉSEAU environnement 24e atelier sur l`eau potable, Laval, Québec, Canada. 23-24 October 2012.

54) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2012) Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ) 47th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, Ontario, Canada. 21-22 February 2012.

55) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2011) RÉSEAU environnement 23e atelier sur l`eau potable, Québec City, Québec, Canada. 26-27 September 2011.

56) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2010) RÉSEAU environnement 22e atelier sur l`eau potable, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada. 26-27 October 2010.

57) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2010) Water Quality Research Australia (WQRA) 2nd National Cyanobacterial Workshop Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 2-3 August 2010.

58) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2009) RÉSEAU environnement 21e atelier sur l`eau potable, Lévis, Québec, Canada. 27-28 October 2009.

59) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2009) Rendez-vous international sur la gestion intégrée de l’eau des outils pour agir. Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada ; 1-3 June 2009.

60) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2008) RÉSEAU environnement 20e atelier sur l`eau potable, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada. 29 October 2008.

61) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2008) 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.

 

Technical reports

62) A. Zamyadi, R. Henderson, R. Stuetz, M. Prevost, L. Ho, G. Newcombe (2015) Assessment and management of aesthetic and health risks associated with cyanobacteria: case study report. Milestone 1 report. Water Research Australia Core Project No. 1078, Adelaide, Australia.

63) A. Zamyadi (11 July 2014, 27 November 2014, 11 May 2015, 30 November 2015, 8 April 2016). Technical presentations and progress reports to the industrial partners at the “ARC Linkage Project LP130100033 Meetings with the Partners”. UNSW, Australia.

64) A. Zamyadi, et al. (2015) Poster presentation at UNSW Learning and Teaching Unit Forum: “Improving student engagement with algal compounds separation from water: Flipped classroom approach”, Sydney, Australia.

65) 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).

66) A. Zamyadi (10 April 2013). Technical presentation and progress report to the industrial partners at the “University of Toronto NSERC Industrial Research Chair Technology Transfer Day”. Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada.

67) A. Zamyadi (11 December 2012). Technical presentation and progress report “Peel Region” and “Ontario Clean Water Agency”, the two industrial partners of projects conducted in Southern Ontario. Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada.

68) A. Zamyadi (February 9, 2012). Oral presentation and participation at “Forum de transfert sur les cyanobactéries”. Quebec City, Canada.

69) A. Zamyadi (30 May 2007 – 11 December 2007 – 24 September 2008 – 21 January 2009 – 9 December 2009 – 7 December 2011 – 11 October 2011). Technical presentations and progress reports 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.

70) A. Zamyadi (11 & 13 January 2011). Oral presentation and participation at “Forum de transfert de mi-parcours travaux de recherche sur les cyanobactéries de FQRNT”. Quebec City, Canada.

71) A. Zamyadi (9 February 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.

72) A. Zamyadi (28 June 2010). Oral presentation to the Melbourne water Process Engineering Research and Technology team. Melbourne, Australia.

73) 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)

 

Professional Activities and National and International Industry and Community Outreach

2010 – Present

International Water Association (IWA)

·         Dr. Zamyadi was awarded an IWA Fellow position for his sustained outstanding contribution as an engineer, educator, researcher and scientist to the water profession

·         Co-Chief Editor of Water Quality Research Journal published by IWA

·         Communication Vice-Chair of the IWA Tastes, Odours, and Algal Toxins in Drinking Water Resources and Aquaculture Specialist Group (SG)

·         Chair of the SG’s “Taste & odour compounds and algal toxins in Water: Management strategies in an era of extreme climate and urban growth” session at IWA World Water Congress, September 2018, Tokyo, Japan

·         Chair of 11th Symposium of the IWA Tastes, Odours, and Algal Toxins in Drinking Water Resources and Aquaculture Specialist Group, February 2017, Sydney, Australia

·         Selected to participate and present at the 2016 Singapore Young Water Leaders Forum

·         North America Representative at IWA YWPC and liaison with the IWA 50 SGs – 2010 to 2014

American Water Works Association (AWWA)

·         Chair of WQTC2018 Cyanobacteria Special Topic Session

Canadian Association on Water Quality/Association Canadienne sur la Qualité de l'Eau (CAWQ/ ACQE)

·         Executive Committee member as IWA Journal Co-editor-in-Chief

2014 – 2017

Australian Water Association (AWA)

·         As a member of the New South Wales (NSW) Young Water Professional committee (YWPC) Dr. Zamyadi was invited as a guest speaker and mentor at the committee’s university career events

2008 – 2014

Canadian Water Network/Réseau canadien de l’eau (CWN/RCE)

IWA representative for the Students and Young Professionals Committee (SYPC) and Quebec Activities/Communications Director for SYPC