Dr. Mina Mohebbi

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mina Mohebbi
(615) 898-2106
Room 144, Davis Science Building (DSB)
MTSU Box 19, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Monday 11am-1pm; 2-4 pm

Wednesday 1-4 pm

Thursday 1-4 pm

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University (2017)
  • M.S., University of Tehran (2011)
  • B.S., Amirkabir University of Technology (2008)

Areas of Expertise

Environmental and Geo-environemntal Engineering; Sustainable Materials; Materials Characterization; Reactive Transport Modeling 

 

 

 

Biography

Dr. Mohebbi received her doctoral degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 2017. As a part of her PhD research, she collaborated with a group of power plant companies to evaluate the long-term leaching behavior of fly ash deposits in mine lands. She also holds a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from University of Tehran, and an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology. Her research deals with...

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Dr. Mohebbi received her doctoral degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 2017. As a part of her PhD research, she collaborated with a group of power plant companies to evaluate the long-term leaching behavior of fly ash deposits in mine lands. She also holds a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from University of Tehran, and an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology. Her research deals with beneficial uses for industrial byproducts, evaluating their environmental impacts on soil and water resources, developing geochemical models to predict the long-term conditions, and designing the sustainable remediation techniques. 

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Publications

  • Mohebbi, M., Rajabipour, F., Scheetz, B.E., “Two-atmosphere Thermogravimetric Analysis for Determining the Unburned Carbon Content in Fly Ash”, Advances in Civil Engineering Materials Journal, , Vol. 6, No. 1, 2017, pp. 258-279.
  • Mohebbi, M., Rajabipour F., Scheetz, B.E., “Reliability of Loss on Ignition (LOI) test for Determining the Unburned Carbon in Fly ash”, World of Coal Ash (WOCA)...
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  • Mohebbi, M., Rajabipour, F., Scheetz, B.E., “Two-atmosphere Thermogravimetric Analysis for Determining the Unburned Carbon Content in Fly Ash”, Advances in Civil Engineering Materials Journal, , Vol. 6, No. 1, 2017, pp. 258-279.
  • Mohebbi, M., Rajabipour F., Scheetz, B.E., “Reliability of Loss on Ignition (LOI) test for Determining the Unburned Carbon in Fly ash”, World of Coal Ash (WOCA) Conference, Nashville, TN, 2015.
  • Mohebbi, M., Gitipour, S., Madadian, E., “Solidification/Stabilization of Cresol-Contaminated Soil: Mechanical and Leaching Behavior”, Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal, 22(7), pp. 783-799, 2013.
  • Gitipour, S., Mohebbi, M., Taheri, E., “Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risk due to Accidental Ingestion of PAHs in Contaminated Soils” CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water39 (9), pp. 820–826, 2011.

 

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Presentations

  • “Enhancing Macro and Micro Characterization Techniques for Use of Coal Fly Ash as A Supplementary Cementitious Material”. 9th Advances in Cement-Based Materials (Cements 2018), Pennsylvania State University, PA, June  2018.
  • “Identification of The Mechanisms And Long-Term Prediction of Leaching Behavior of Major And Trace Elements From Fly Ash Monofills In Mine Sites” World of Coal Ash (WOCA) 2017, Lexington, K...
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  • “Enhancing Macro and Micro Characterization Techniques for Use of Coal Fly Ash as A Supplementary Cementitious Material”. 9th Advances in Cement-Based Materials (Cements 2018), Pennsylvania State University, PA, June  2018.
  • “Identification of The Mechanisms And Long-Term Prediction of Leaching Behavior of Major And Trace Elements From Fly Ash Monofills In Mine Sites” World of Coal Ash (WOCA) 2017, Lexington, KY, May 2017.
  • “Determining the Host Phase For Environmentally Important Elements In Pulverized Coal Fly Ash” 14th Annual College of Engineering Research Symposium, Pennsylvania State University, April 2017.
  • “Understanding Mechanisms and Predicting The Long-Term Leaching From Deposited Coal Ash In Mine Sites”, 8th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Houston, TX, June 2016.
  • “Final Report on Beneficial Applications of Coal Combustion By-Products In Concrete And Mine Land Reclamation” Pennsylvania Coal Ash Research Group (PCARG), Pennsylvania State University, June 2016. 

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Courses

  • ENGR 3920 - Engineering Safety 
  • ET 4810 – Energy and Environment
  • ET 4450 – Industrial Hygiene
  • ET 6040 - Occupational Environmental Hygiene
  • ET 6010 - Safety Planning