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Faculty Profiles: Ebrahimbabaie, Parisa

This guide provides information on Bethune-Cookman University faculty, including their research interests, accomplishments and activities, and brief biographical details.

Dr. Parisa Ebrahimbabaie

Name: Parisa Ebrahimbabaie

Position Title: Assistant Professor

Office Location: Department of Integrated Environmental Science, College of Science, Engineering & Mathematics, Science Building, S-103A

Office Phone: 386-481-2634



Links to social media and websites

List of degrees: 

  • Ph.D., Environmental Science, Ball State University, Muncie, IN. (2022)
  • M.Sc., Environmental Science, Science and Research University, Tehran, Iran. (2013)
  • B.Sc., Environmental Science, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran (2007)

Brief Biographical Sketch

• 4 years’ experience as an Environmental Scientist with strong background in remediation, phytoremediation, nanotechnology, and removal of nanoparticles from aquatic environments.

• 2 years’ experience as an Environmental Chemist with strong background in the synthesis of metallic oxide semiconductor nanoparticles, and decomposition of trichloroethylene by photocatalytic reactions.

• 4+ years’ experience in waste management, and hazardous waste materials.

• 2 years’ experience in removal of hexavalent chromium and mercury by composites of polyaniline.

• 4 years’ experience as a Teaching Assistant at Ball State University.

• 3+ years’ experience as a Chemistry Tutor.

• 7+ years’ experience as an English Instructor.

• 3+ years’ experience as a Mentor for undergraduate students.

Research Interests

  • Water and Soil Pollution
  • Removal of Pollutants from Soil and Water
  • Phytoremediation

Courses Taught At B-CU

  • Introduction to Environmental Science
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry Lab,
  • Research Method,
  • Experimental Design


Phytoremediation of engineered nanoparticles using aquatic plants: Mechanisms and practical feasibility (2020)

P Ebrahimbabaie, W Meeinkuirt, J Pichtel

Journal of Environmental Sciences 93, 151-163

Photocatalytic and biological technologies for elimination of microplastics in water: Current status (2022)

P Ebrahimbabaie, K Yousefi, J Pichtel

Science of the Total Environment 806, 150603

Biotechnology and nanotechnology for remediation of chlorinated volatile organic compounds: Current perspectives (2021)

P Ebrahimbabaie, J Pichtel

Environmental Science and Pollution Research 28, 7710-7741

Hexavalent chromium removal by using synthesis of polyaniline and polyvinyl alcohol (2016)

M Riahi Samani, P Ebrahimbabaie, H Vafaei Molamahmood

Water Science and Technology 74 (10), 2305-2313

Phytoremediation of Engineered Nanoparticles Using Typha latifolia and Carex rostrata (2023)

P Ebrahimbabaie, A Smith, EM Zahran, J Pichtel

Applied and Environmental Soil Science 2023

Response of two aquatic plant species to metallic nanoparticles and their potential for phytoremediation (2023)

P Ebrahimbabaie, A Smith, EM Zahran, J Jones, J Pichtel

H2Open Journal 6 (4), 507-517

Phytoremediation of Engineered Nanoparticles Using Aquatic Plants and Decomposition of Trichloroethylene (TCE) by Cu2o/Pd Light-Activated Nanostructures (2022)

P Ebrahimbabaie 

Ball State University

Elimination of chromium from aqueous environment by using Polyaniline and Polyethylene glycol

HV Molamahmood, P Ebrahimbabaei, M Nazari, R Eskandari (2015)

Service, Outreach Activities, Community Partnerships

  • CSEM Curriculum Committee