Majid   Hosseini

Lecturer I  

Office: EPHYS Room 1.131
Email: majid.hosseini01@utrgv.edu

Dr. Majid Hosseini

Dr. Hosseini has earned both his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering from The University of Akron in Ohio, while also holding a Professional Certificate in Innovation and Technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has also completed an MSE degree in Manufacturing Engineering at UTRGV and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology. His publications include edited books, book chapters, research articles, and patents application technologies. He has served as a key speaker at multiple international conferences and has been actively engaged in technology development. Dr. Hosseini was the recipient of several awards and certificate of recognition including the "Outstanding Faculty Award" for his contribution to the students in Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Department at UTRGV.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Biofuels & Bioenergy; Integrated Biorefinery; Sustainability;Renewable Energy
    • Bioprocess Engineering & Development; Biomanufacturing,Bio/nanotechnology
    • Smart Bio/Nanomaterials; Smart Polymers and Coatings; Advanced Materials
  • Education

    • CERT, Innovation and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018
    • MSE, Manufacturing Engineering, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, 2016
    • PhD, Engineering - Chemical, The University of Akron, 2013
    • MS, Chemical Engineering, The University of Akron, 2012
    • BSc, Chemical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2005
  • Currently Teaching

    MANE 6390 03 - Engineering Project:
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    MANE 2332 05 - Engineering Statistics:
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    MANE 2332 03 - Engineering Statistics:
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    MANE 2332 04 - Engineering Statistics:
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    MANE 2332 01 - Engineering Statistics:
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Selected Publications


  • Majid Hosseini. ed. Advanced Bioprocessing for Alternative fuels, biobased chemicals, and bioproducts. Elsevier , 1, no. 1 2019.

  • Majid Hosseini. ed. Advances in Feedstock Conversion Technologies for Alternative fuels and bioproducts. Elsevier , 1, no. 1 2019.

  • Majid Hosseini and I. Karapanagiotis . ed. Advanced Materials for the Conservation of Stone. Springer International Publishing, 1, no. 1 2018: 332.

  • I Karapanagiotis and Majid Hosseini. "Superhydrophobic coatings for the protection of natural stone ," Advanced Materials for the Conservation of Stone. Springer International Publishing, 1, no. 1 2018.

  • F Farjadian, S Moradi, and Majid Hosseini. "Thin chitosan films containing super-paramagnetic nanoparticles with contrasting capability in magnetic resonance imaging," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 28, no. 3 (2017): 47.

  • N Moradi-kheibari, H Ahmadzadeh, and Majid Hosseini. "Use of solvent mixtures for total lipid extraction of Chlorella vulgaris and gas chromatography FAME analysis," Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 40, no. 9 (2017): 1363–1373.

  • Majid Hosseini, H. Starvaggi, and L-K Ju. "Additive-free harvesting of oleaginous phagotrophic microalga by oil and air flotation," Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 39, no. 7 (2016): 1181-1190.

  • Majid Hosseini and A.S.H. M. ed. Industrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings. Springer International Publishing, 1, no. 1 2016.

  • F Farjadian, P Ahmadpour, S Samani, and Majid Hosseini. "Controlled size synthesis and application of nanosphere MCM-41 as potent adsorber of drugs: A novel approach to new antidote agent for intoxication," Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 213, (2015): 30-39.

  • F Farjadian, Majid Hosseini, S Ghasemi, and B Tamami. "Phosphinite-functionalized silica and hexagonal mesoporous silica containing palladium nanoparticles in Heck coupling reaction: synthesis, characterization, and catalytic activity," RSC Adv. 5, no. 97 (2015): 79976-79987.



Selected Presentations


  • Pamela Cepeda, Majid Hosseini, and Rajiv Nambiar. "Progress in Smart Nanopolymeric Platforms for Drug Delivery and Tumor Treatment," 16th Annual Congress of International Drug Discovery Science and Technology-2018 (IDDST-2018), Boston, MA, USA (2018)

  • Majid Hosseini. "Technical Challenges of Large-scale Microalgae Harvesting for Feed, Food, and Biofuels Production," 7th International Congress on Biofuels & Bioenergy, Toronto, Canada (2017)

  • Majid Hosseini, F Farjadian, and A Srivastava. "Intelligent Polymeric Nanocarriers: Design, Techniques, and Applications for Advanced Drug Delivery," 14th Annual Congress of International Drug Discovery Science & Technology - 2016 (IDDST-2016), Symposium 505: Drug Delivery from Smart Polymeric Nanomedicine, Nanjing, China (2016)

  • Majid Hosseini, F. Farjadian, and A. Srivastava. "Electroactive Composite Nanogels for Drug Delivery Systems," 14th Annual Congress of International Drug Discovery Science & Technology - 2016 (IDDST-2016), Symposium 508: Smart Nanoparticles in Nanomedicine, Nanjing, China (2016)

  • Majid Hosseini. "A Biorefinery Approach to Genetic Manipulation of Microalgae for Biofuels production," 2nd International Congress and Expo on Biofuels & Bioenergy, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2016)

  • Majid Hosseini. "Technical Challenges of Fermentative Biohydrogen Production from Biomass," 2nd International Congress and Expo on Biofuels & Bioenergy, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2016)

  • Majid Hosseini and A. Srivastava. "Assessment of Bioenergy/Biofuels Sustainable Supply Chain Management: A Multi-Scale and Multi-Objective Approach," 5th International Congress on Sustainability Science & Engineering, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China (2016)

  • Majid Hosseini and A. Srivastava. "An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Bioenergy/Biofuels Resources and Supply Chain Management: Modeling, Techno-Economic Analysis, Challenges, and Future Outlook," RCN Conference on Pan American Biofuels & Bioenergy Sustainability, Buenos Aires, Argentina, (2016)

  • Majid Hosseini and L-K Ju. "Use of microalgae to modify WCO for biodiesel production," 102nd annual meeting of American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS), BIO 5: General Biotechnology, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (May 2011)

  • X Yu, Q Wang, Majid Hosseini, and J Zheng. "Molecular dynamics simulation of the interactions of αß oligomers with lipid bilayers: implication for toxicity of Alzheimer's disease," 237th ACS national meeting, division of computers in chemistry, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (2009)

Current Courses

MANE 6390 03 - Engineering Project:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
MANE 2332 05 - Engineering Statistics:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
MANE 2332 03 - Engineering Statistics:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
MANE 2332 04 - Engineering Statistics:
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Course Evaluations
Textbooks
MANE 2332 01 - Engineering Statistics:
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Course Evaluations
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Previous Courses