Department of Environmental Health Engineering

Message from the Head of Department

Dear Students/Applicants,

On behalf of the Faculty, staff and current students in the Department of Environmental Health Engineering, I welcome you to the School of Health at SUMS.

As a graduate student in our department, you will have an opportunity to broaden your knowledge and skills in the development, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based interventions to promote healthy behaviors and make your contribution effectively to improve health situation and wellbeing of the populations i.e. children, youths, women, & elderly people. Faculty members in the department come from diverse academic backgrounds and our research interests encompass a broad array of important topics including, Water quality and treatment, Waste water treatment, Solid waste collection and disposal, Air Pollution, Waste Biotechnology, Bioremediation, Soil pollution, Environmental Health Impact Assessment and etc. Faculty members in the department have supported research projects that provide opportunities for student involvement, and we welcome your participation.

After graduation, you will find opportunities to use your education to make an impact on health promotion and aging in a variety of settings including government agencies and private section, as well as health care settings, and academic institutions, among others.

We are here to facilitate your education and we look forward to working with you toward these targets.


AbolfazlAzhdarpoor, PhD, MSc

 Assoc. Prof. and Department Head

Environmental Health Engineering





The Department of Environmental Health Engineeringwas founded in shiraz university of medical science in 1988 and is now one of the basic science departments at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in the School of Health. The Department of Environmental Health Engineering currently consists of 7 full-time faculty members. Currently, the department has 111 Undergraduate students, 25 M.Sc. students and 8 PhD candidates in Environmental Health Engineering.

Vision and Mission


Top education and research center in the field of environmental health engineering across the country, especially south of Iran.


Department of the Environmental Health Engineering at the SUMS School of Health, with a qualified academic staff and well-equipped laboratories, has the following goals;

1. Improving the quality of educational and research activities

2. Conducting applied research and industry relation projects regarding the county Environmental health problems and challenges

3. Providing Environmental health technical and consulting services requested by sectors and industries, especially in the south of Iran

4. Further development of environmental health knowledge and practice at national and international level through educational and research activities

Research Goals of Department of Environmental Health Engineering

         Removal of Pollutant in Water, Air and Soil

         Biodegradation of Hazardous Compound in Water and Soil

         Solid waste collection and disposal

         Environmental Health of Public Places

 Academic Members

Name and Official Photo

Scientific Degree

Areas of Interests

Résumé & Contact Info.


 دکتر ابوالفضل اژدرپور

Associate Professor

         Waste Biotechnology

         Bioremediation

         Air pollution


 دکتر منصوره دهقانی


         Waste water

         Soil pollution

         Bioremediation

Mohammad Ali Baghapour

 دکتر محمد علی بقاپور

Associate Professor

         Water quality and treatmaent,

         Environmental Impact Assessment

         Soil pollution

Mohammad Reza Shirdarreh



         Water quality and treatmaent

         Waste water treatment

         Solid waste collection and disposal

         School, House,…Health

Mohammad Reza Samaei

 دکتر محمد رضا سمایی

Associate Professor

environmental modeling
industrial waste managment

Hassan Hashemi

 دکتر حسن هاشمی

Assistant Professor

         Environmental pollution control,

         Environmental Health Impact Assessment (HIA)

         Water and wastewater treatment

Mohammad Hosseini



Assistant Professor

Air pollution


Academic Staff

Name and Official Photo

Tel. Info.

Areas of Services




Educational Assistant



Educational Assistant




Laboratory expert



Laboratory expert



Laboratory expert


Laboratories & Facilities

           Educational Labs:

·         Laboratory of environmental chemistry

·         Laboratory of environmental microbiology

·         Laboratory of air pollution control

·         Laboratory of solid waste management

·         Laboratory of hydraulic

·         Drawing room


Research labs:

·         Analytical chemistry lab

·         Air pollution control lab

·         Microbiology lab

·         Chemistry lab (wet lab)


Labs Equipments:

·          water distillator, fraction collector, heater stirrer, multi heater/stirrer RT5 synthesizer (solid & solution phase), pH meter, TDS & EC meter, ORP meter

·         Gas Chromatography (GC-FID, GC-ECD, GC-TCD)

·         Atomic absorption Spectrometer (Flame, GF, HG )

·         Spectrophotometer (DR 5000)

·         Oven, Vacuum Oven and Furnace

·         Extraction Equipment’s (SPE, SPME, Head Space)

·         HPLC

·         Ion Chromatography ( EC Detector )

·         Polarograph 797 metrohm

·         Bomb calorimeter

·         Gas analyzer IMR 1500

·         Particle counter GRIMM 1.109

·         Microbial air sampler microflow

·         Different air Sampling and Syringe Pumps

·         High volume air sampler

·         UV light meter A, B, and C

·         Radiation scanner

·         -80 freezer

·         Incubator and autoclave 


Educational Programs

1.      Undergraduate Study :

Program Name

Academic Assistant

Study Period

Eligible Disciplines for Application

Environmental Health Engineering










2.      Post Graduate Study: Msc-Programs & Courses

Program Name

Academic Assistant

Study Period in Academic Year

Eligible Disciplines for Application

Environmental Health Engineering



Bachelor in Environmental Health Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemistry, Chemistry Engineering, Public Health, Occupational Health, Mechanics, physics


3.      Phd- Programs & Courses

Program Name

Academic Assistant

Study Period in Academic Year

Eligible Disciplines for Application

Environmental Health Engineering



MSc. in Environmental Health Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Water and Wastewater Engineering, Civil Engineering, human Ecology, Chemistry, Mechanics Engineering


4.      PhD-Candidates

Name (first & last)


Areas of Interests

For Requesting Resume & Contact Info.

Ahmad Badeenezhad

Dr. Azhdarpoor

Waste Water


Dr. Dehghani

Air Pollution


Dr. Samaei

Solid Waste


Dr. Azhdarpoor

Air Pollution


Dr. Azhdarpoor

Waste Water


Dr. Azhdarpoor

Air Pollution

Majid Radfard

Dr. Azhdarpoor

Risk assessment

Roya Morovati

Dr. hoseini

Air pollution


For more details and application please contact:

Abdolrahim Asadollahi, PhD, MSc. GGDP

International Applicants Affaires


Tel.: (+98)- 71- 37251001

Fax: (+98)- 71- 37260225



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