Maryam Mahdieh Najafabadi

Graduate Student (MS)

Contact Information:
City Campus (Lincoln)



About Me:

Academic Degrees

· M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, University of Nebraska- Lincoln (UNL), United States, August 2022- Now

· M.Sc. in Civil/ Environmental Engineering, Qom University of Technology, Qom, Iran, 2017

· B. Sc. in Civil Engineering, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran, 2013

Employment History

· University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Graduate Research Assistant (GRA), 08/2022- Now

· Pishro Ab Novin Co., Tehran, Iran, Design Engineer and HSE manager, 03/2017- 07/2022

Area of Research and Professional Interest

· Fate and transportation of hazardous containments in soil and aquatic systems

· Designing and modeling water/ wastewater facilities and distribution/ collection systems

· Environmental implication of physical-chemical pollution

· Source, fate, transport, and mitigation of microbial contaminants

Research Experience

· Investigation of fate and transportation of Chronic Wasting Disease Prions in landfill leachate and potential treatment options, Nebraska Game and Parks, 08/ 2022- Now

· Numerical modeling of saline effluent discharge from water desalination plants, Qom University of Technology, 09/2014- 03/2017

Teaching Experience

· Graduate Teaching Assistant for CIVE 123L (Environmental Engineering Lab) (Fall 2023)

Publications and Presentations

· Maryam Mahdieh Najafabadi, Bayramali Mohammadnezhad, Abdolreza Karimi “Validation of CORMIX model in simulation of single port brine discharge into

seawater” Journal of Hydraulics, code: 10.30482/JHYD.2021.290225.1531

· Maryam Mahdieh Najafabadi, Bayramali Mohammadnezhad, Abdolreza Karimi “Surveying desalination plants environmental impacts, a case study of super saline effluent discharge” National Conference & Exhibition on Environmental Engineering, Tehran University, CIVILICA, COI code: CEE08-277, 2016

· Maryam Mahdieh, Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt, Jason C. Bartz, Qi Yuan “Investigation of prion protein infectivity in landfills” Graduate Student Poster Session, sponsored by the Office of Research, Nebraska Union, 2023