- Reactive Transport Modeling: Pore-Scale and Continuum Scale
- Analytical and Numerical Modeling
- 2009-2012 Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
- 2010-2011 Ph.D., ETH Zurich, Switzerland
- 2007-2009 Ph.D., Utrecht University, The Netherlands
- 2006 M.S., Environmental Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
- 2004 B.S., Civil Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
- Reviewer in Journal of Advances in Water Resources
- Teaching assistant of the course global geochemical cycles, School of earth and atmospheric sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
- Teaching assistant of the course principles of the geochemistry, Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University
- Teaching assistant of the course reactive transport modeling, Department of Earth sciences, Utrecht University
- Teaching assistant of the course nutrient cycles in wetlands, Department of Biology, Utrecht University
- Teaching Assistant of the course advanced engineering mathematics, Department of Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology
- Environmental Engineering Consultant in World Bank’s solid waste management project in Tehran, Iran
- Environmental Engineering Consultant in Pangan Avaran consulting company, Tehran , Iran
- Structural Engineering Consultant in Farbar consulting company, Tehran, Iran
- 2012, Research Excellence Award, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Tech
- 2011, SACNAS Travel Fellowship
- 2007, Prestigious Marie-Curie Fellowship, European Commission
- 2006, Prestigious Elton Z. and Lois G. Huff fellowship in Civil Engineering, Auburn University
Peer-Reviewed Journal and Conference Papers:
Shafei B, Couture R-M, and Van Cappellen P. (2010) Arsenic sorption in aquatic sediments: Equilibrium, kinetic and mixed modeling approaches. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74: Suppl. 1 A938-A938.
Shafei B., Huber C., Van Cappellen P., (2012). Validity of local equilibrium assumption in early diagenesis models for sorbing solutes. Advances in Water Resources (submitted).
Shafei B., Van Cappellen P., (2012). Arsenic sorption in aquatic sediments: Equilibrium, kinetic and mixed modeling approaches. Environmental Science and Technology (submitted).
Shafei B., Couture RM., Van Cappellen P., (2012). A multi-component, non-steady state biogeochemical simulation module of early diagenesis in MATLAB. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (submitted).
Couture R-M, Shafei B, Van Cappellen P, Tessier A and Gobeil C. (2010) Non-steady state modeling of arsenic diagenesis in lake sediments. Environmental Science & Technology 44, 197 203, doi:10.1021/es902077q .
Ashtiani BA., Shafei B., et al., (2012). Capture zone of a partially penetrating well with skin effects in confined aquifers. Transport in Porous Media.91:437–457.DOI 10.1007/s11242-011-9853-3.
Torres E, Couture R-M, Shafei B, Ruiz Cánovas C, Ayora C (2011) Sediment Diagenesis Modelling in a AMD Contaminated Reservoir. MCLA 15:191-192.
Couture R-M, Shafei B, Van Cappellen P, Tessier A, Gobeil C. (2010). Arsenic in lake sediments. Geochimica etCosmochimica Acta 74: Suppl. 1 A193-A193.
Huber, C., Shafei B., (2012). Lattice-Boltzmann modeling of the effects of physical and chemical heterogeneities in porous media. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (submitted).
Shafei B., Huber C., Pamagiani A., Taillefert M (2012). A new muliti-species pore-scale reactive transport modeling of arsenic soprtion in dissolving proous media using lattice Boltzmann method. AGU 2012.
Van Cappellen P, Couture R-M, Shafei B, Gobeil C, Tessier A. (2009) Arsenic in lake sediments: Resolving historical deposition from biogeochemical transformation. Abstract of papers of the American Chemical Society 237: 27-GEOC.
Shafei B., Van Cappellen P (2008). Analysis of the split operator approach for multispecies reactive transport models. Computational Methods in Water Resources 2008.
Shafei B., Ataie B (2008). Semi-analytical solution of delineation of capture zone. CMWR 2008.