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Salehi H; Khayyam Nekouei R; Maroufi S; Sahajwalla V, 2024, 'Sustainable recovery of rare earth elements from Ni-MH batteries: Flux-free thermal isolation and Subsequent hydrometallurgical refinement', Materials Today Sustainability, 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mtsust.2024.100849

Khayyam Nekouei R; Maroufi S; Salehi H; Sahajwalla V, 2024, 'Chemical isolation of rare earth elements (as pure rare earth oxides) from Nd-Fe-B magnets and Ni-MH batteries', Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2024.112596

Siddika A; Kim T; Sahajwalla V; Hajimohammadi A, 2024, 'Early age structural build-up and pore stability in raw foam at ambient conditions: Implications for the final properties of glass-ceramic foam', Construction and Building Materials, 428, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2024.136369

Khayyam Nekouei R; Maroufi S; Sahajwalla V, 2024, 'Innovative hydrothermal technique in efficient disengagement of waste solar panels', Waste Management, 177, pp. 196 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2024.01.045

Wesley C; Pahlevani F; Lemonnier A; Biswal S; Udayakumar S; Sahajwalla V, 2024, 'Never waste a crisis: Is leveraging the ‘cost of living crisis’ an opportunity for reducing overconsumption of clothing or just wishful thinking?', Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2023.107395

Hasan MA; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2024, 'Utilization of battery waste derived ZnO in the removal of dye from aqueous solution: A waste to wealth approach', Journal of Environmental Management, 356, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2024.120461

Khayyam Nekouei R; Maroufi S; S. Mofarah S; Sahajwalla V, 2024, 'Regeneration of waste Zn-MnO2 batteries: Value-added transformation to regenerate essential materials for sustainable battery manufacturing', Journal of Energy Storage, 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2023.110159

Biswal S; Pahlevani F; Wang W; Sahajwalla V, 2024, 'Reduction Behavior of Hematite-Biowaste Composite Pellets at Melting Temperature', Steel Research International, 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/srin.202300454

Sarmadi N; Pahlevani F; Udayakumar S; Biswal S; Pervez MF; Ulrich C; Chakraborty A; Bhattacharyya SK; Sahajwalla V, 2024, 'Correlative Analysis of Microstructural and Magnetic Characteristics of Dual-Phase High-Carbon Steel', Advanced Engineering Materials, 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adem.202300826

Hossain R; Ghinangju BS; Biswal S; Schandl H; Sahajwalla V, 2024, 'Current technological options for recycling packaging waste: Challenges and opportunities in India', Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wene.500

Sarkar M; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2024, 'Sustainable recovery and resynthesis of electroactive materials from spent Li-ion batteries to ensure material sustainability', Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2023.107292

Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'Alkali-activated foam: Understanding the relationship between rheology, activator-precursor interaction, and pore characteristics', Construction and Building Materials, 409, pp. 134111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2023.134111

Nur-A-Tomal MS; Pahlevani F; Bhattacharyya S; Joe B; Wesley C; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'Sustainable Transformation of Waste Soft Plastics into High-Quality Flexible Sheets', Sustainability, 15, pp. 16462 - 16462, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su152316462

Sarkar M; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'Hard carbons from automotive shredder residue (ASR) as potential anode active material for sodium ion battery', Journal of Power Sources, 584, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2023.233577

Anik Hasan M; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'Critical metals (Lithium and Zinc) recovery from battery waste, ores, brine, and steel dust: A review', Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 178, pp. 976 - 994, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psep.2023.08.069

Wesley C; Jiang C; Pahlevani F; Doolan C; Heriyanto ; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'Utilising the microstructure of chemically and thermally activated waste textiles for noise attenuation in an urban Australian context', Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 197, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2023.107112

Hossain R; Sarkar M; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'Technological options and design evolution for recycling spent lithium-ion batteries: Impact, challenges, and opportunities', Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wene.481

Sarkar M; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'Unravelling the properties of microzonal carbon from waste hard rubber by selective thermal transformation via conventional heating and microwave irradiation', Carbon, 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2023.118274

Hemati S; Biswal S; Pahlevani F; Udayakumar S; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'Degradation Kinetics of Automotive Shredder Residue and Waste Automotive Glass for SiC Synthesis: An Energy-Efficient Approach', Crystals, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/cryst13081183

Wesley C; Pahlevani F; Nur-A-Tomal S; Biswal S; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'An investigation into the minimum energy requirements for transforming end-of-life cotton textiles into carbon fibre in an Australian context', Resources, Conservation and Recycling Advances, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rcradv.2022.200123

Shanker R; Khan D; Hossain R; Islam MT; Locock K; Ghose A; Sahajwalla V; Schandl H; Dhodapkar R, 2023, 'Plastic waste recycling: existing Indian scenario and future opportunities', International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 20, pp. 5895 - 5912, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13762-022-04079-x

Salehi H; Maroufi S; Mofarah SS; Nekouei RK; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'Recovery of rare earth metals from Ni-MH batteries: A comprehensive review', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2023.113248

Sahajwalla V; Hossain R, 2023, 'Rethinking circular economy for electronics, energy storage, and solar photovoltaics with long product life cycles', MRS Bulletin, 48, pp. 375 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/s43577-023-00519-2

Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'A novel eco-friendly foaming technique for developing sustainable glass foams from the waste glass', Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2022.106801

Hemati S; Udayakumar S; Wesley C; Biswal S; Nur-A-Tomal MS; Sarmadi N; Pahlevani F; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'Thermal Transformation of Secondary Resources of Carbon-Rich Wastes into Valuable Industrial Applications', Journal of Composites Science, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcs7010008

Echeverria C; Pahlevani F; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Effect of temperature, holding time and gas atmospheres in the synthesis and evolution of polymer-derived nanoceramics: A pyrometallurgical approach to precision nanorecycling of multiphase microplastics', Journal of Cleaner Production, 380, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.134883

Khayyam Nekouei R; S. Mofarah S; Maroufi S; Tudela I; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Determination of the optimum potential window for super- and pseudocapacitance electrodes via in-depth electrochemical impedance spectroscopy analysis', Journal of Energy Storage, 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2022.106137

Hassan K; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Recycled ZnO-fused macroporous 3D graphene oxide aerogel composites for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitors', Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 105, pp. 7467 - 7478, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jace.18697

Hossain R; Nekouei RK; Al Mahmood A; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Value-added fabrication of NiO-doped CuO nanoflakes from waste flexible printed circuit board for advanced photocatalytic application', Scientific Reports, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-16614-4

Vijayan SK; Sahajwalla V; Bhattacharya S, 2022, 'Insights into the options of energy and metal recovery from automotive shredder residue: A review', Resources, Conservation and Recycling Advances, 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rcradv.2022.200097

Hossain R; Islam MT; Ghose A; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Full circle: Challenges and prospects for plastic waste management in Australia to achieve circular economy', Journal of Cleaner Production, 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.133127

Saleem H; Khosravi M; Maroufi S; Sahajwalla V; O'Mullane AP, 2022, 'Repurposing metal containing wastes and mass-produced materials as electrocatalysts for water electrolysis', Sustainable Energy and Fuels, 6, pp. 4829 - 4844, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d2se01068b

Nur-A-Tomal MS; Biswal S; Pahlevani F; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Recycling tannery solid wastes as an alternative carbon resource for ironmaking', Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 24, pp. 2030 - 2040, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10163-022-01465-y

Nur-A-Tomal MS; Pahlevani F; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Study on the Direct Transformation of Milk Bottle and Wood into Wood–Plastic Composite through Injection Molding', Journal of Composites Science, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcs6080230

Hossain R; Hassan K; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Utilising problematic waste to detect toxic gas release in the environment: fabricating a NiO doped CuO nanoflake based ammonia sensor from e-waste', Nanoscale Advances, 4, pp. 4066 - 4079, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1na00743b

Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Microrecycled Co3O4from waste lithium-ion battery: Synthesis, characterisation and implication in environmental application', Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2022.107858

Khayyam Nekouei R; Mofarah S; Hossein R; Maroufi S; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Roles of experimental variables in optimised fabrication of microrecycled CuO-based photoelectrodes', Materials Today Sustainability, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mtsust.2022.100111

Hossain R; Islam MT; Shanker R; Khan D; Locock KES; Ghose A; Schandl H; Dhodapkar R; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Plastic Waste Management in India: Challenges, Opportunities, and Roadmap for Circular Economy', Sustainability (Switzerland), 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su14084425

Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Stabilisation of pores in glass foam by using a modified curing-sintering process: sustainable recycling of automotive vehicles’ waste glass', Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.106145

Maroufi S; Mofarah SS; Khayyam Nekouei R; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Tailoring of a highly stable Mn1−x−y(CexLay)O2−δ pseudocapacitor thin-film and rare earth oxide nanospheres through selective purification of rare earth oxides derived from Ni-MH batteries', Green Chemistry, 24, pp. 1659 - 1672, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1gc02802b

Assefi M; S. Mofarah S; Maroufi S; Khayyam Nekouei R; Wang W; Kert E; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Regeneration of hydrogen through thermal micronisation of end-of-life polymers for sustainable reduction of iron oxide', Fuel Processing Technology, 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuproc.2021.107038

Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Powder sintering and gel casting methods in making glass foam using waste glass: A review on parameters, performance, and challenges', Ceramics International, 48, pp. 1494 - 1511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.10.066

Khayyam Nekouei R; S. Mofarah S; Maroufi S; Wang W; Mansuri I; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Unraveling the Role of Oxides in Electrochemical Performance of Activated Carbons for High Voltage Symmetric Electric Double-Layer Capacitors', Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aesr.202100130

Islam MT; Huda N; Baumber A; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Waste battery disposal and recycling behavior: a study on the Australian perspective', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-022-19681-2

Khayyam Nekouei R; S. Mofarah S; Maroufi S; Cazorla C; O'Mullane AP; Yao Y; Lim S; Tricoli A; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Self-adhesive flexible patches of oxide heterojunctions with tailored band alignments for electrocatalytic H2O2generation', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 9, pp. 26727 - 26740, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1ta06473h

Hossain R; Al Mahmood A; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Facile Solution for Recycling Hazardous Flexible Plastic-Laminated Metal Packaging Waste to Produce Value-Added Metal Alloys', ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 9, pp. 16881 - 16895, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c04368

Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Ferdous W; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Roles of waste glass and the effect of process parameters on the properties of sustainable cement and geopolymer concrete—a state-of-the-art review', Polymers, 13, pp. 3935, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym13223935

Hemati S; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Selective thermal transformation of automotive shredder residues into high-value nano silicon carbide', Nanomaterials, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nano11112781

Islam MT; Huda N; Baumber A; Shumon R; Zaman A; Ali F; Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'A global review of consumer behavior towards e-waste and implications for the circular economy', Journal of Cleaner Production, 316, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.128297

Hossain R; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Molecular recycling: A key approach to tailor the waste recycling for high-value nano silicon carbide', Journal of Cleaner Production, 316, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.128344


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