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Research funding
Supervising & teaching

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Environmental engineering
  • Flow-based applications in analytical chemistry
  • Chemical engineering

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

About Parvez Mahbub

Parvez Mahbub completed his PhD in environmental engineering at Queensland University of Technology in 2011 and received post-doctoral training at Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science at University of Tasmania.

His research interests include:

  • advanced oxidation processes for sustainable remediation of contaminants
  • continuous-flow reactor technology
  • contaminant fate
  • chemometrics
  • UV-visible-infrared spectrophotometry with LEDs for environmental hazard monitoring
  • water-quality engineering.


Current research projects

  1. Advanced Oxidation Techniques for Microbial Remediation in Industrial Scale (Industry Partner: Huon Aquaculture Pty Ltd and Food Innovation Australia Ltd)- $200,000
  2. Detection and Remediation of Organic Peroxide Explosives Using Advanced Light Sources (Defence Science Institute, Australia) - $15,000

Current research interests

  1. Upscaling and downscaling of continuous-flow based reactors for industrial applications
  2. Development of low-cost and portable gas sensors using spectroscopic technologies for indoor and outdoor use


  • PhD (Environmental Engineering), Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 2011

Key publications

Research funding for the past 5 years

Please note:

  • Funding is ordered by the year the project commenced and may continue over several years.
  • Funding amounts for contact research are not disclosed to maintain commercial confidentiality.
  • The order of investigators is not indicative of the role they played in the research project.

Peroxide-Based Sustainable Treatment of Salmonid Aquaculture
From: Enterprise Solutions Centre Program
Other investigators: Dr Thomas Yeager
For period: 2019-2020
Not disclosed

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries


Details of this Researcher's career are currently unavailable.