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Dr Aydin Berenjian

Senior Lecturer in Chemical & Biological Engineering

Qualifications: BE, ME, PhD Sydney Uni

About Aydin

Dr. Aydin Berenjian holds a BE, ME and PhD in Biochemical Engineering. Dr. Berenjian's major research focus is collaborating with industry to drive innovation of production processes for high value bio-products. He serves as the Editor of Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology (Elsevier) and Molecular Biotechnology (Springer-Nature). To date, Dr. Berenjian has published more than 80 peer-reviewed articles, holds two international patents, and has received several prestigious national and international awards for research excellence.

Research Interests

  • Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering
  • Fermentation Technology
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Functional Foods
  • Bioprocess Intensification
  • Kinetics, Modelling and Optimisation of Bioprocesses

Current Research Students

  • Mostafa Seifan (PhD)
  • Saima Haroon (PhD)
  • Dinali Ranmadugala (PhD)
  • Donya Novin (PhD)
  • Ehsan Mahdinia (PhD)

Teaching Commitments

Recent Publications

  • Seifan, M., Sarmah, A. K., Samani, A. K., Ebrahiminezhad, A., Ghasemi, Y., & Berenjian, A. (2018). Mechanical properties of bio self-healing concrete containing immobilized bacteria with iron oxide nanoparticles. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 102(10), 1189-4498. doi:10.1007/s00253-018-8913-9

  • Seifan, M., Sarmah, A. K., Ebrahiminezhad, A., Ghasemi, Y., Samani, A. K., & Berenjian, A. (2018). Bio-reinforced self-healing concrete using magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 102(5), 2167-2178. doi:10.1007/s00253-018-8782-2

  • Seifan, M., Ebrahiminezhad, A., Ghasemi, Y., Samani, A. K., & Berenjian, A. (2018). The role of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles in the bacterially induced calcium carbonate precipitation. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 102(8), 3595-3606. doi:10.1007/s00253-018-8860-5

  • Sarabadani, Z., & Berenjian, A. (2017). The role of blended learning on student performance in biotechnology course. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 13(3), 111-113. doi:10.3844/ajbbsp.2017.111-113

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Contact Details

Email: aydin.berenjian@waikato.ac.nz
Room: EF.3.02
Phone: +64 7 858 5119