Dr Naser Khan

Dr Naser Khan
 Position Adjunct Senior Fellow
 Org Unit Chemical Engineering
 Email naser.khan@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 4 4842 7379
 Mobile +61 4 4842 7379
 Location Engineering North ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Dr. Khan has been pursuing a research and teaching carrier in agricultural and environmental fields. His academic qualifications and experiences encompass soil quality, remediation and chemistry. He conducted research projects for industry collaborators and attracted grants from Australian university, government and industries. . He published research papers and book chapters on agriculture, mine and parkland soils, wetlands, waste water and fungi; and on application of biochar & compost in soils, and zeolite in waste waters.


  • Research Interests

    Dr. Khan has research interest in agriculture, waste management (composting, anaerobic digestion, biochar, waste water, composting process sensors and smart devices), soil remediation (toxic metals and organic compounds).


  • Publications



    Effect of poultry manure compost and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on soil microbial activities in a Cu-contaminated soil, Environmental Geochemistry and Health, (submitted 2020[H Aponte; S Meier; F Moore; N Khan; M-E González; J Medina; J Cumming; A Morales; J Hirzel; P Durán; A Seguel]


    Effects of three biochars on copper immobilization and soil microbial communities in a metal-contaminated soil using a metallophyte and two agricultural plants. Environ Geochem Health https://doi.org/10.1007/s10653-019-00436-x 2019 (Impact f. 3.252) [S Meier, F Moore, M González, J Medina, C Pedro, N Khan, et al.]


    Copper Immobilization by Biochar and Microbial Community abundance in metal-contaminated Soils. Science of The Total Environment https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.223 2017 (Impact f. 5.589) [M Francisca, M-E González, N Khan, G Curaqueo, M Sanchez-Monedero, J Rilling, E Morales, et al.]


    Effects of Biochar on copper immobilization and soil Microbial Communities in a metal-contaminated Soil. Journal of Soils and Sediments 17, 1237-50 2017 (Impact f. 2.669) [M Sebastián, G Curaqueo, N Khan, N Bolan, J Rilling, C Vidal, N Fernández, et al.]


    Effects of acidic and neutral biochars on properties and cadmium retention of soils, Chemosphere, 180: 564-73, 2017 (Impact f. 5.778) [Q Fangjie, Z Dong, R Naidu, NS Bolan, D Lamb, YS Ok, C Liu, N Khan, MAH Johir, KT Semple]


    Development of a buried bag technique to study biochars incorporated in a compost or composting medium, Journal of Soils and Sediments2016 (Impact f. 5.778) [N Khan et al.]


    Physical and chemical properties of biochars co-composted with biowastes and incubated with a chicken litter compost, Chemosphere 142, 14-23 2016 (Impact f. 3.499) [N Khan et al.]


    Effects of biochar on copper immobilization and soil microbial communities in a metal contaminated soil, Journal of Soils and Sediments DOI: 10.1007/s11368-015-1224-1 2015 (Impact f. 2.11) [S Meier, G Curaqueo, N Khan, N Bolan, J Rilling, C Vidal, N Fernández, J Acuñaa, M-E González, P Cornejoa, F Borie]


    Chicken manure-derived biochar reduced bioavailability of copper in a contaminated soil, Journal of Soils and Sediments 2015 [S Meier, G Curaqueo, N Khan, N Bolan, M Cea, ME González, P Cornejo, F Borie]


    Biochar-induced concomitant decrease in ammonia volatilization and increase in nitrogen use efficiency by wheat, Chemosphere 142, 12-127 2016 (Impact f. 5.778) [S Mandal, R Thangarajan, NS Bolan, B Sarkar, N Khan, YS Ok, R Naidu]


    Use of biochar on two Chilean volcanic soils to enhance soil quality and barley yield, Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 14, 911-924 2014 (Impact f. 0.582) [G Curaqueo, S Meier, N Khan, M Cea, F Borie, R Navia]


    Maturity indices in co-composting of chicken manure and sawdust with biochar, Bioresource Technology 168, 245–251 2014 (Impact f. 5.039) [N Khan et al.]


    Turf root enhancement by amendment of Jandakot sands of Western Australia with different rates of biochar, Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy 7, 715-723 2013 (Impact f. 0.586) [N Khan, S Shea]

    Book Chapter


    Root iron plaque on wetland plants as a dynamic pool of nutrients and contaminants, in Advances in Agronomy, Vol. 138 (2016) (IF: 5.02) [N Khan et al.]


    Zeolite for nutrient stripping from farm effluents, In Environmental materials and waste – resource recovery and pollution prevention. Edited Prasad MNV, et al., Academic Press, London, UK, pp. 569-589 (2016) [S Chowdhury, N Khan, G-H Kim, J Harris, P Longhurst, N Bolan]


    Phytoremediation and heavy metal(loid) toxicity management, In Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Fruit Crop Production. Edited Mohandas S, et al., Daya Publishing House, New Delhi, India, pp. 232-257 (2015) [S Meier, F Borie, N Khan, G Curaqueo, J Medina, P Cornejo, N Bolan]

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