2020, H. Sharifan, J. Moore, X. Ma. Zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles elevated iron and copper contents and mitigated the bioavailability of lead and cadmium in different leafy greens, Journal of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety.

2020-01-15 (2)

2020, X. Ma , H. Sharifan, F. Dou, W. Sun. Simultaneous Reduction of Arsenic (As) and Cadmium (Cd) Accumulation in Rice by Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles, Journal of Chemical Engineering.

2019-12-10 (2)

2020, H. Sharifan. Alarming the Impacts of the Organic and Inorganic UV blockers on Endangered Coral’s Species in the Persian Gulf; A Scientific Concern for Coral Protection, Journal of Sustainable Future.

2020-03-31 (7)


2019, H Sharifan, X. Ma, J. M. Moore, M. Habib, Catelyn Evans.  Zinc oxide nanoparticles alleviated the bioavailability of cadmium and lead and changed the uptake of iron in hydroponically grown lettuce (Lactuca sativa L. var. Longifolia), ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering


2019, H Sharifan, X Wang,  S Arthur P,  X Ma.,  Impact of nanoparticle surface charge and phosphate on the uptake of coexisting cerium oxide nanoparticles and cadmium by soybean (Glycine max. (L.) Merr.). International Journal of Phytoremediation


2019,  L Rossi,  L N Fedenia; H Sharifan, X Ma, L Lombardini.  Effects of foliar application of zinc sulfate and zinc nanoparticles in coffee (Coffea arabica L.) plants, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

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2018, H Sharifan, X Wang,  G Binglin,  X Ma.  Investigation on the Modification of Physicochemical Properties of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles through Adsorption of Cd and As(III)/As(V), ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering


2018, X Wang, W Sun, S Zhang, H Sharifan, X Ma.  Elucidating the Effects of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles and Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles on Arsenic Uptake and Speciation in Rice (Oryza sativa) in a Hydroponic System, Environmental science & technology


2018, L Rossi, H Sharifan, W Zhang, X Ma, S Arthur P. Mutual effects and in-planta accumulation of co-existing cerium oxide nanoparticles and cadmium in hydroponically grown soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.)Environmental Science Nano. 

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2017, H Sharifan., Commentary on “Characteristics of cadmium uptake and membrane transport in roots of intact wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) seedlings”, Environmental Pollution.


2017, H Sharifan, A Morse, HT Madsen. High Performance in Power Generation by Pressure-Retarded Osmosis (PRO) from Hyper-Salinity Gradient: Case Study of Hypersaline Lake of Urmia, Iran, Desalination and Water Treatment 71, 302-311 (Download)


2017, H Sharifan, X Ma. Potential photochemical interaction of UV Filter Molecules with multi-chlorinated structure of Prymnesins in a Harmful Algal Bloom Event, Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry,14. Download the File



2016, H Sharifan, A Morse, HT Madsen. UV Filters an Environmental Threat for the Gulf of Mexico; Case Study of Texas Coastal Zones, J. of Oceaologia, 58 (4), 327–335


2016, H Sharifan, A Morse, HT Madsen. UV Filters Interaction in the Chlorinated Swimming Pool a new challenge for urbanization, Environmental Research, 148, 273–276

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2016, Sharifan., Nutrient Recovery from Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants: Status and Prospects, Florida Journal of Water Resources, June. 36-37

2016, Sharifan., What happens to sunscreens in swimming pools?, Atlas of Science, September.


2019, Sharifan., Moore, Ma, Effects of zinc oxide nanoparticles on the bioavailability of co-contaminant cadmium and lead and the iron content in spinach (Spinaciae oleracea), in 16th International  Phytotechnologies  Conference,  September  23-29, 2019, China.

2017, Sharifan., et al, mutual effects of cerium oxide nanoparticles and cadmium on their uptake and accumulation by soybeans in a hydroponic system in 14th International  Phytotechnologies  Conference,  September  25-29, 2017, Canada.

2017, Sharifan., et al, Characterizing the molecular mechanisms for the uptake of cerium oxide nanoparticles by soybean (Glycine max. (L.) Merr.) in Pan American Congress of Nanotechnology (PanNano-2017),  November  27-29, 2017, Brazil.

2016, Sharifan., et al, Studying the Solute Transfer behavior of Polar Organic Chemical Compounds through Polyethersulfone Membrane (PES) in Passive Sampling Device. Annual Student Water Conference,. 24-25 March, Stillwater campus of Oklahoma State University. USA

2016, Sharifan., et al, Transfer Rate of Water Contaminants through a Polyethersulfone (PES) Membrane, Texas Water Conference,. 19-22 April, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

2010, Sharifan., et al, Passive air sampler as a tool for long-term air pollution monitoring in tropical industrial and urban air (Case study evaluation of a SO2 passive sampler in industrial city of Iran), International Conference on Urban Environmental Pollution,.l23-25th June, Boston USA

2010, Sharifan., et al, Bioaccumulation and Distribution of Heavy Metals in Gray Mangrove (Avicennia marina): Case Study of the Tropical Areas of Persian Gulf,. International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development, September 14 – 16, Zurich, Switzerland

2009, Sharifan., et al, A Review on; Biological Indication Potential of Grey Mangrove, Avicennia marina as Bioindicator Of Heavy Metals Pollution, 2nd International Conference on Global Warming,. 6-9 July, Istanbul, Turkey

2009, Sharifan., et al, Survey the Biogas as Suitable Alternative Instead of Fossil Fuels toward Sustainable Development, Fourth International Exergy, Energy, and Environment Symposium,. 19-23 April, American University of Sharjah, UAE

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