Hossein Ganjidoust received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas in 1976, 1 st MS in Industrial Management from Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri in 1977 and 2 nd MS in Sanitary Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1978 and PhD in Environmental Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1988. From March 1995 to April 1996, he was on a Year of Sabbatical Leave At The National Institute for Resources & Environment (NIRE), Tsukuba Science City, Tsukuba, and Ibaraki, Japan.
He has over 30 years experience in teaching and research in graduate levels and is presently engaged as Full Professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering Faculty, at Tarbiat Modares University in Tehran, I.R. Iran. Dr. Ganjidoust’s research interests include water & wastewater, industrial and hazardous waste handling, treatment and disposal.
He has supervised more than 20 research projects, and many PhD and MS students’ thesis. At present time, he has supervisor of 6 PhD theses and 8 MS thesis.
He has published over 120 papers in scientific national and ISI Journals and over 150 conference proceedings on his research. He is co-author of the book entitled: "Application of Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) in Sanitary & Industrial Wastewater Treatment", Tarbiat Modares Univ. Published in February 2011 and a chapter on: “Hazardous Waste Management in Islamic Republic of Iran, HWM Policies and Practices in Asian Countries” published by Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Tokyo in October 2001.