Advances in Environmental and Engineering Research (AEER) is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is devoted to publishing high-quality peer-reviewed papers that describe the most significant and cutting-edge research in all areas of environmental science and engineering. Work at any scale, from molecular biology through to ecology, is welcomed.

Main research areas include (but are not limited to):

  • Atmospheric pollutants
  • Air pollution control engineering
  • Climate change
  • Ecological and human risk assessment
  • Environmental management and policy
  • Environmental impact and risk assessment
  • Environmental microbiology
  • Ecosystem services, biodiversity and natural capital
  • Environmental economics
  • Control and monitoring of pollutants
  • Remediation of polluted soils and water
  • Fate and transport of contaminants
  • Water and wastewater treatment engineering
  • Solid waste treatment

Advances in Environmental and Engineering Research publishes a variety of article types (Original Research, Review, Communication, Opinion, Comment, Conference Report, Technical Note, Book Review, etc.). We encourage authors to be succinct; however, authors should present their results in as much detail as necessary. Reviewers are expected to emphasize scientific rigor and reproducibility.


Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 6.1 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 16.1 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 9 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

Current Issue: 2024  Archive: 2023 2022 2021 2020

Reviewer Board (55)

Dr. Hareef Ahmed, Assistant Professor

Quaid e Awam University of Engineering Science and Technology Nawabshah

Research Interests: Water treatment; Wastewater treatment; Biological wastewater treatment; Water Quality analysis; Water research; Water sampling

Saleh Al-Saadi, PhD, Associate Professor,

Affiliation: Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

Research Interests:

  • · Energy conservation, Energy audits, and retrofitting opportunities in buildings;
  • · Design and analysis of building energy systems;
  • · Buildings energy-efficiency and thermal analysis;
  • · Renewable and sustainable energy applications;
  • · Indoor environmental quality, including thermal comfort, visual comfort, and indoor air quality;
  • · Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) for the built environment.
Dr. Mazen Alshaaer, Professor

Department of Mechanics of Materials and Constructions (MEMC), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

Research Interests: Nanoparticle synthesis; Composite material

Aytaç Altan, PhD, Associate Professor of Electrical and Electronics

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University

Research Interests: Signal and image processing; Optimization; Artificial intelligence; System identification; Robotics; Adaptive control; Model predictive control; Machine learning; Chaos; Artificial and sustainable agriculture

Ahmad Alzubi, PhD, Associate Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 67100 İncivez, Zonguldak, Turkey

Research Interest: Signal and image processing; Optimization; Artificial intelligence; System identification; Robotics; Adaptive control; Model predictive control; Machine learning; Chaos; Artificial and sustainable agriculture

Amir Hossein Azad, Guest Lecturer

Arak University of Technology

Research Interests:
1) Sustainable Energy Design, Management, and Control
2) Energy Systems Integration
3) Integrated Energy Systems Operation and Planning
4) Power Electronics Drives

Kassim Olasunkanmi Badmus, PhD

First Technical University, Ibadan, Nigeria

Research Interests: Utilization palm oil wastewater for the production of fuel-grade biodiesel and organic manure through catalytical pyrolysis of glycerialdehyde and biosynthesi

Prosper Bazaanah, PhD

Department of Anthropology and Development Studies, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Research Interests: Water and rural livelihoods; Environment and sustainable development; Decentralization and local governance; Community development; Local development and political ecology

Setturu Bharath, PhD, Assistant Professor

EVA University, School of Computer Science Applications, Rukmini Knowledge Park, Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Research Interests: Remote sensing; GIS; Web GIS; Machine learning; Python programming; Database management; Spatial data mining; Spatial analysis; Landscape modeling; Spatial Decision Support System (SDSS); Environment and natural resource management

Dr. Azlina Binti Md Yassin, Associate Professor

University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)

Research Interests: Property studies; Property development; Property market analysis; Land economic; Urban and rural development; Planning; Built environment; Environmental; Education

Jane Boeske, Associate Lecturer (Management/Human Resource Management)

University of Southern Queensland

Research Interests: Leadership; Change management; Small and medium enterprises; Sustainability; Organisational change; Environmental sustainability

Dr. Sadeq Damrah, Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics and Physics, Australian University – Kuwait

Research Interests: Applied mathematics; Financial mathematics; Econometrics; Mathematical modeling; Statistics

Ali Fazli, PhD

Université Lavaldisabled, Quebec, Canada

Research Interests: Graphene nanocomposites

Postdoctoral Fellow Qi Feng

Concordia University

Research Interests: Microplastics; Soil carbon; Contaminant fate and transport; Coastal management; Risk assessment; Oil spill

Ramona Franić, Full Professor

University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture

Research Interests: Agricultural and rural policy; Socio-economic processes in agriculture and rural areas; Sustainable agriculture and rural development

Gemechu Fanta Garuma, PhD, Assistant professor

Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Research Interests: Linking meso-scale atmospheric models with micro-scale (CFD) models; Impact of global warming and urban land use changes on flooding and wind storm in urban areas; Turbulent fluid flow modeling; wind flow characteristics (flow separation and anisotropy) over the complex terrain; prediction of mean wind velocity over complex terrain ( read the seminar presentation); wind energy site selection; Parametrization of land surface-climate interaction; Atmospheric Boundary Layer (ABL) Turbulence parametrization; Space climate and space weather - Sun-Earth interaction

Saki Gerassis, PhD, Policy and Data Officer at European Commission

GESSMin Research Group, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Engineering, University of Vigo

Research Interests: Bayesian networks; Machine learning; Big data; Decision making; Risk management; Blockchain; Climate change; Energy economics

Marcos Paulo Gomes Mol, PhD

Fundacao Ezequiel Dias, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Research Interests: Solid Waste Management; Hazardous Waste Management; Water and Wastewater Treatment; Environmental Pollution; Environmental Impact Assessment; Sanitation; Meta-Analysis Epidemiology

Muhammad Hassan, Associate Professor

US. Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad Pakistan

Research Interests: Bioethanol; Biogas; Biodiesel; Wastewater treatment; Waste to energy; Catalyzed pyrolysis; Energy policy

Dr. Joonghyeok Heo, Associate Professor, Faculty Senate

Department of Geosciences, University of Texas - Permian Basin, Texas, USA

Research Interests: Water resources; Environmental science; Geoinformatics; Energy sustainability

Ilham Ihoume, PhD

Solar Energy and Environment Laboratory, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco

Research Interests: Environment; Agriculture; Sustainability; Environmental management; Sustainable agriculture; Climate change and agriculture; Environment protection; Renewable energy; Greenhouse effect

Maria Lúcia de Jesus Pato, Professor

CERNAS-IPV Research Centre, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal

Research Interests: Sustainability; Rural development and economics; Rural entrepreneurship and climate change; Marketing of places; Food and sustainability

Aikaterini Karagianni, PhD, MSc, Civil Engineer|EO scientist

School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Research Interests: Civil engineering; Earth observation; Remote sensing; Geotechnical engineering; Natural hazards; Environmental protection; Sustainable development; Cultural heritage

Dr. Vinayak Kaushal, Assistant Professor

Dept. of Civil Engineering, Univ. of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA

Research Interests: Trenchless technology and pipelines; Infrastructure asset management; Construction engineering and management; Construction sustainability

Joshua K. Kibet, PhD, Associate Professor of Chemistry

Engerton University, Njoro, Kenya

Research Interests: Clean energy combustion; Environmental engineering; Solar cell technology; Environmental chemistry; Computational chemistry; Tobacco research and and water pollutants

Dorota Kolodynska, PhD, Professor

Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Chemistry, Maria Curie‐Skłodowska University, M. Curie Skłodowska Sq. 2, 20‐031 Lublin, Poland

Research Interests: heavy metals; rare earth elements; biodegradable complexing agents; ion exchange; sorption

Anjali Krishnan, PhD

Biological Science Department, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA

Research Interests: Microcystin

Alban Kuriqi, PhD, Research Scientist

CERIS – Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability, Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources Instituto Superior Técnico | Universidade de Lisboa

Research Interests: Hydrology; Hydraulic; Environmental science; Ecology; Water resources; Climate change; Renewable energy

Christopher Lavers, PhD, FHEA, M Inst P, C Phys, C Sci, ILTM, RUT, PGCE(LTHE)

Academic Programme Manager DipHE in Marine Studies LU @ BRNC, Subject Matter Expert (Sensors), Lincoln University at Britannia Royal Naval College | Dartmouth | Devon | TQ6 0HJ;
Visiting Research Fellow, Changing Character of War Centre, Pembroke, Oxford, UK (2020 - 2021)

Research Interests: Materials Physics; Materials Science and Optics

Cristina Lull Noguera, PhD, Associate Professor of Soil Science

Research Group in Forest Science and Technology (Re-ForeST), Research Institute of Water and Environmental Engineering (IIAMA), Universitat Politècnica de València, Camí de Vera, s/n, 46022 València, Spain

Research Interests: Soil biology and biochemistry; Carbon and nitrogen mineralization; Environmental Pollution; Soil contamination; Soil remediation

Kathy Meney, PhD, CEO/Director

1. Syrinx Environmental

2. University of Western Australia

3. University of Tasmania

Research Interests: Restoration; Remediation; Constructed wetlands; Phytoremediation; Nature based solutions and natural capital

Vesna Mislej, process technologist

JP VODOVOD KANALIZACIJA SNAGA d.o.o., Ljubljana, Slovenia

Research Interests: Treated sewage sludge; Pelletised sewage sludge; Circular economy; Biological treatment efficiency of municipal wastewater

Dr. Yoshinori Murakami

National Institute of Technology, Nagaoka College

Research Interests: free radicals, reaction mechanism, Development of new photocatalysts and research on photocatalytic reaction mechanisms, Research on the interaction between fine bubbles and ultrasound, Development of new materials with low environmental impact using laser and plasma processes

Ahsan Nawaz, PhD

1: Collage of Civil Engineering & Architecture, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

2: Honorary Faculty member, NGCF-NSW, Australia

Research Interests: Project management; Environmental management; Environmental safety; Disaster management; Waste management and CO2 emission; Construction management; Risk management

Mileva Radonjic, PhD, Associate Professor

School of Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA

Research Interests: Ydraulic barrier materials: shale-caprocks, wellbore cement and wellbore plugging and abandonment materials

Nazia Rahman, PhD, Principal Scientific Officer

Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry Division (NRCD), Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology (INST), Atomic Energy Research Establishment (AERE), Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Research Interests: Radiation Modification of Polymers, Heavy metal/dye removal, Adsorption Process, Biodegradable Packaging, Plastic Recycling, Fuel Cell Membrane

António Raposo, PhD, Assistant Professor

CBIOS (Research Center for Biosciences and Health Technologies), Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Campo Grande 376, 1749-024 Lisboa, Portugal

Research Interests: Food safety; Nutrition; Food security; Food sustainability; Food science and technology; Food innovation; Bromatology

Lucília Graciosa de Sousa Ribeiro, Doctor in Chemical and Biological Engineering

LSRE-LCM - Laboratory of Separation and Reaction Engineering and LCM - Laboratory of Catalysis and Materials

Research Interests: Biomass valorization; Carbon materials; Heterogeneous catalysis; Hydrogenation reactions; Fuels production; Characterization techniques

Asst. Prof. Mohammad Ali Sahraei

Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Buraimi, Oman

Research Interests: Transportation and traffic analysis; CO2 emissions; Machine learning; Sustainable urban mobility; Modeling and simulation; Optimization

Ariana Saraiva, PhD, Researcher

Department of Animal Pathology and Production, Bromatology and Food Technology, Faculty of Veterinary, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Trasmontaña s/n, 35413 Arucas, Spain

Research Interests: Food safety; Nutrition; Food security; Food sustainability; Food science and technology; Food innovation; Bromatology

José L. Segovia-Juárez, PhD

Department of Computer Science, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru

Research Interests: Modeling and simulation of complex biological systems; Mathematical models, agent based models and artificial intelligence applications to health and environment; Information processing and data analyses

Teodoro Semeraro, PdD Ecology, Geographic Information System Technician; Planner

University of Salento

Research Interests: Ecosystem services; Landscape and urban planning; Biodiversity; Sustainability; Ecology design; Strategic environmental assessment; Geographic information system

Cheng Sibo, PhD

Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Research interests: Machine learning; Data science

Marco Silva, PhD, Senior Researcher

CeNTI - Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials, Rua Fernando Mesquita 2785, 4760-034 VN Famalicão, Portugal

Research Interests: Smart materials; Composites; Smart composites; Self-sensing;

Eletromechanical response; Háptic feedback; Sensors; Actuators; Multifunctional materials

Job Alves de Souza Filho, PhD

Fundacao Ezequiel Dias, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Research Interests: Leishmaniasis; Chagas disease; Malaria; Microbiology; Antibiotics; Bacteriology; Immunology; Toxic metals; Brucella; Brucellosis; Antimicrobials; Biofilm formation; Virulence factors

Raffaella Taddeo, PhD, Assistant Professor of Commodity Sciences

Department of Economic Studies - University "G. d'Annunzio" of Chieti-Pescara, Italy

Research Interests: Industrial ecology; Industrial symbiosis; Eco-industrial development; Lean and clean(er) production; Circular economy; Sustainable development

Vahid Mohamad Taghvaee, PhD

University of Greifswald

Research Interests: Sustainable development; Energy demand; Energy elasticities; Economic complexity; Economic development; Environmental development; Air pollution; CO2 emissions; Time series; ARDL; Sustainable development; Energy economics, Environmental economics, Health economics; Econometric technique

Dr. Domenico Toscano

Department of Chemical, Materials and Production Engineering - University of Naples Federico II

Research Interests: Atmospheric pollution; Air quality; Air pollution studies; Air pollution modeling; Atmospheric dispersion model; Emission inventories; Air pollution monitoring

Mohammed Yousuf Uddin, Lecturer

Information Systems department, College of Computer Engineering and Sciences, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Al-Kharj Saudi Arabia

Research Interest: Digital forensics; Virtual machine forensics; Cloud forensics; Data recovery; Anti-Forensics; Cyber security; Data mining; Edge computing; Cognitive computing

Professor Borovik Vitaly

Volgograd Scientific and Technical Center Volgograd, Russia

Research Interests: Construction; Production management; Soil science

Xiangke Wang, PhD, Professor

College of Environmental Science and Engineering, North China Electric Power University, Beijing, 102206, China

Research Interests: Three wastes treatment; Nanomaterials in wastewater treatment; Application of plasma technology; Environmental pollution detection and treatment, etc

Assistant Professor Yuyang Wang

Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Interests: Consumer Behavior; Innovations and Entrepreneurship; Marketing and Business Intelligence; Fintech and Quantitative Investment; Complex Networks and Social Network Behavior Analysis; Game Theory and Complex System Cognition and Decision Making; ESG and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); The Belt and Road Cultural Communication.

Lianqing Xue, PhD, Professor

Hydrology and Water Resources College, Hohai University, Nanjing, China

Research Interests: Basin hydrology simulation; environmental hydrology and ecological hydrology; analysis of water resources evolution law; basic theory and applied research of water resources planning

Zhuge Yan, PhD, Professor

UniSA STEM, University of South Australia|GPO Box 2471, Adelaide 5001 Australia

Research Interests: green concrete materials; Fibre composite structures; Seismic retrofitting of masonry structures

Shi Yin, PhD, Professor

College of Economics and Management, Hebei Agricultural University, Baoding, 071001, China

Research Interests: Green innovation; Digital transformation; Green building; Knowledge management; Innovation management; Fuzzy mathematics; Game theory; Multi-criteria decision making