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Dr Mostafa Seifan

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Qualifications: BEng, MEng, PhD

Research Interests

  • Smart product fabrication and testing
  • Self-healing and self-sensing material development
  • Additive manufacturing of concrete
  • Nano-materials in concrete and sustainable concrete technology
  • Biocatalytic processes in building materials
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Mechanical engineering design
  • Behaviour and modelling of metallic structures under dynamic loads

Recent Publications

  • 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., 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., Ebrahiminezhad, A., Ghasemi, Y., & Berenjian, A. (2018). Microbial calcium carbonate precipitation with high affinity to fill the concrete pore space: nanobiotechnological approach. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. doi:10.1007/s00449-018-2011-3

  • 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

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Contact Details

Email: mostafa.seifan@waikato.ac.nz
Phone: +64 7 838 4173