Dr. Amir Razmjou

Visiting fellow

Assistance Professor

Factuality of Advanced Science and Technology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

Contact Details
Tel: +61-2-9385-
Email: Amir_razmjoo2001@yahoo.coma.razmjou@ast.ui.ac.ir

Room 213, Chemical Sciences Bldg
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, 2052, Australia





  • B.Sc.: Faculty of Engineering, Petroleum University of Technology, Ahvaz Iran (1999-2003)
  • M.Sc.: Chemical Engineering Faculty, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran (2003-2006),
  • PhD.: School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, The university of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (2008-2012),
  • Post-doctoral research fellow: ARC Discovery, Monash university, Melbourne Australia (2012-2013)

Research Interest

  • Nanocomposite membranes (RO, UF, NF, MD, MF, FO)
  • Nanobiosensors
  • Biomimicry and bioinspiration

Selected Publications and Conference Presentations

  1. Reza Taheri, Amir Razmjou, Gyorgy Szekely, Jingwei Hou, Gholam Reza Ghezelbash, Biodesalination—On harnessing the potential of nature's desalination processes, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 11 (4)
  2. Jingwei Hou, Muhammad Yazid Zulkiflia, Munirah Mohammada, Yatao Zhanga, Amir Razmjou, Vicki che, Biocatalytic gas-liquid membrane contactors for CO2 hydration with immobilized carbonic anhydrase, Journal of Membrane Science, in press
  3. Fatemeh Noorisafa, Amir Razmjou, Nahid Emami, Ze-Xian Low, Asghar Habibnejad Korayem, Abolghase Abbasi Kajani, Surface modification of polyurethane via creating a biocompatible superhydrophilic nanostructured layer: role of surface chemistry and structure, Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, 2016-1-23
  4. Parisa Moazzam, Amir Razmjou, Mohsen Golabi, Dariush Shokri, Amir Landarani‐Isfahani, Investigating the BSA protein adsorption and bacterial adhesion of Al‐alloy surfaces after creating a hierarchical (micro/nano) superhydrophobic structure, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 2016,in press
  5. H. Wang, Soo Lee, A. Razmjou, ” TiO2 based photocatalytic membranes: A review” Journal of membrane science, Volume 472, 15 December 2014, Pages 167–184
  6. Ze-Xian Low, A. Razmjou, H. Wang, “Effect of addition of two-dimensional ZIF-L nanoflakes on properties of polyethersulfone ultrafiltration membrane”, Journal of membrane science, Volume 460, 15 June 2014, Pages 9–17
  7. A. Razmjou, Qi Liu, H. Wang, G. P. Simon,“ Bifunctional polymer hydrogel layers as forward osmosis draw agents for continuous production of fresh water using solar energy",  Environmental Science and Technology, 2013, 47 (22), pp 13160–13166
  8. Qi Liu,  Ze-Xian Low,  Lunxi Li,  Amir Razmjou,  Kun Wang, Jianfeng Yao and   Huanting Wang, ZIF-8/Zn2GeO4 Nanorods with Enhanced CO2 Adsorption Property in Aqueous Medium for Photocatalytic Synthesis of Liquid Fuel, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013,1, 11563-11569
  9. A. Razmjou, M.R.Barati, G. P. Simon, K. Suzuki and H. Wang,“Fast deswelling of nanocomposite polymer hydrogels via magnetic field-induced heating for emerging FO desalination”,  Environmental Science and Technology,  2013, 47 12, Page 6297–6305
  10. A. Razmjou, H. Huanting, G. Simon, Effect of particle size on the performance of forward osmosis desalination by stimuli-responsive polymer hydrogels as a draw agent,Chemical Engineering Journal,2013, Volume 215-216, 15, Page 913-920
  11. A. Razmjou, E. Arifin, G. Dong, J. Mansouri and V. Chen “Superhydrophobic modification of TiO2 nanocomposite PVDF membranes for the application in membrane distillation” , Journal of Membrane Science, 2012, Volume 415–416, 1 October 2012, Pages 850-863
  12. A. Razmjou, A. Resosudarmo, R. L. Holmes , H. Li, J. Mansouri, V. Chen, “The effect of Modified TiO2 nanoparticles on the PES ultrafiltration hollow fiber membranes”, Desalination, Volume 287, February 2012, Pages 271-280
  13. A. Razmjou, J. Mansouri, V. Chen, “The effects of mechanical and chemical modification of TiO2 nanoparticles on the surface chemistry, structure and fouling performance of PES ultrafiltration membranes”Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 378, Issues 1-2, 15 August 2011, Pages 73-84
  14. A. Razmjou, J. Mansouri, V. Chen, “Titania nanocomposite polyethersulfone ultrafiltration membranes fabricated using a low temperature hydrothermal coating process” Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 380, Issues 1-2, 15 September 2011, Pages 98-113
  15. A. Razmjoo and Babaluo A.A.“Modification for CAAM Approach for Separation of Binary Gas Mixture in Nanometric Tubular Ceramic Membranes”, Journal of Membrane Science ,Vol.287, 1,2007,1-5
  16. A. Razmjoo  and Babaluo A.A., “Simulation of Binary Gas Separation in Nanometric Tubular Ceramic Membranes by a New Combinational Approach” Journal of Membrane Science, Vol.282, Issues 1-2,2006,178-188
  17. A. Razmjoo, Babaluo A.A. and Bayati B.,Asymptotic Analysis of Binary Gas Mixture Separation by Nanometric Tubular Ceramic Membranes: Cocurrent and Countercurrent Flow Patterns,Iranian Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol.3, Number 3, 2006
  18. Razmjou A., Mansouri J., Chen V., Oral presentation at ICOM 2011 Conference, Amsterdam, Netherland,  23–29 July 2011
  19. Razmjou A., Mansouri J., Chen V., Oral presentation at AMS6/IMSTEC10 Conference, Sydney, 22–26 November 2010
  20. Razmjou A., Mansouri J., Chen V., 2 Oral presentations at North American Membrane Society (NAMS), Washington, DC, USA, July 17-22, 2010.
  21. Lim M., Ng M., Razmjou A., Mansouri J., Chen V., Amal R., Oral presentation at Chemeca, Adelaide, Australia, September 26-29, 2010.
  22. Razmjou A., Mansouri J., Chen V., Oral presentation at MSA Student Symposium 2010 at The University of Wollongong, Australia, 18-20 February.
  23. Razmjoo A., Babaluo A.A., IMSTEC 07 Conference, accepted for a poster presentation, Sydney, Australia, 2007
  24. Babaluo A.A. and Razmjoo A, Istanbul, Turkey, 30 May –1 June 2005
  25. Razmjoo, A. and Babaluo A.A., Bayati, B.,10th Iranian Chemical Engineering Congress (IChEC10), Sistan&Balochestan, Iran, 15-17 November 2005
  26. Razmjoo A. and Salem A, 9th Iranian Chemical Engineering Congress (IChEC9) Tehran, Iran, 23-25 November 2004