Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL

 

Name:                   HASSAN  RAHIMZADEH (Professor)

Date of Birth:      4th July, 1952

Place of Birth:     Tehran-Iran

Phone:                   98-21-6454 3420

Fax:                       98-21-66419736

Mailing Address: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 424 Hafez Ave

 P.O.Box 15875-4413 Tehran-Iran

Email:                   rahimzad@aut.ac.ir

 

EDUCATION

 

1986                      PhD in Instrumentation Measurement, New South Wales University, Sydney-Australia

1978                      MSc in Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia Stat University, Morgantown-USA

1977                      BSc in Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia Institution of Technology, Morgantown-USA

 

 

Sabbatical leave

 

2010-2011            Queensland University of Technology, Faculty of Build, Environment and Engineering (BEE),

Brisbane, QLD. Australia

 

POSITIONS

 

2007-Jul. 2010   Head of Mechanical Engineering Department

2004-Present       Head of Fluid Mechanics Research Center

2004-2006            Director of Petrochemical Research & Technology Co. (ARAK Center)

2001-2004            Director of Water Research Center, Member of Board of Directors and Advisor of Ministry of Energy

2000-2003            Vice Chancellor of Mechanical Engineering Department

1998-Present       Member of IHB National Committee UNESCO

 

 

§      Fluid Mechanics I, II

§      Hydraulics

§      Water Supply Systems

§      Advanced Experimental Measurement

 

 

 

ACADEMIC INTERESTS

 

§      2 Phase Flow (Physical & Numerical Modelling)

§      Hydraulics Structures

§      Environmental Pollution Control

§      Instrumentation

§      Energy – HSE, Sustainable Development

 

BOOKS

 

  1. An Introduction to Applied Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics (In Persian), Scientific and Educational Press, 1995
  2. Water Stops (In Persian), Publication of Amirkabir University, ISBN: 964-463-223-0, 2003
  3. Fluid Mechanics Laboratory Test Procedures (In Persian), Publication of Amirkabir University, 2004
  4. Cavitation in Pumps and Valves (In Persian), Fadak Isatis Press, ISBN: 964-600-160-015-9, 2010
  5. An Introduction to Velocity, Temperature and Pressure Measurement Methods (In Persian), Publication of Jihad Amirkabir University, ISBN: 978-964-8737-98-1, 2010

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 

Journal Publications:

 

1)    H. Rahimzadeh, J. Yazdi, H. Sarkardeh, “Validation of the Volume of Fluid Method for Free Surface Flow Over a Stepped Spillway”, Dam Engineering, Vol XXI, Issue 2, October 2010

2)    M. Hamzehei, H. Rahimzadeh, G. Ahmadi, “Studies of  Gas Velocity and Particles Size Effects on Fluidized Bed Hydrodynamics wiyh CFD Modeling and Experimental Investigation”, Journal of Mechanics, Vol. 26, No. 3, September 2010

3)    R. Rafee, H. Rahimzadeh, and G. Ahmadi, “Numerical Simulation of Airflow and Droplet Transport in a Wave-plate Mist Eliminator”, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 2010, Doi: 10.1016/j.cherd.2010.03.001.

4)    R. Roohollah and H. Rahimzadeh, “Performance Evaluation of a Curved Type Vane Separator at Different Plate Spacings in the Range of 25 to 35mm using Numerical Simulation”, Iranian Journal of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Vol. 29, 2010.

5)   A. Masjedian Jazi and H. Rahimzadeh, “Influences of SiO2 Nanoparticles on Cavitation Initiation, From Low Frequency Acceleration Analysis Viewpoint”, Nano, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 67-74, 2010.

6)    M. Hamzehei, H. Rahimzadeh, and Goodarz Ahmadi, “Computational and Experimental Study of Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamics in a 2D Gas-Solid Fluidized Bed Reactor, “Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research”, Vol. 49, No. 11, pp. 5110-5121, 2010.

7)    M. Hamzehei and H. Rahimzadeh, “Numerical and experimental investigation of a fluidized bed chamber hydrodynamics with heat transfer”, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 355-363, 2010.

8)    A. Masjedian Jazi and H. Rahimzadeh, “Detecting Cavitation in a Globe Valves by two Methods: Characteristic diagrams and Acoustic Analysis”, Applied Acoustics, Vol. 70, No. 11-12, pp. 1440-1445, 2009.

9)    M. Hamzehei and H. Rahimzadeh, “Investigation of a Fluidized Bed Chamber Hydrodynamics with Heat Transfer Numerically and Experimentally”, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 1187-1196, 2009.

10) A. Masjedian Jazi and H. Rahimzadeh, “Waveform Analysis of Cavitation in a Globe Valve”, Ultrasonics, Vol. 49, No. 6-7, pp. 577-582, 2009.

11) M. Hamzehei and H. Rahimzadeh, “Experimental and Numerical Study of Hydrodynamics with Heat Transfer in a Gas-Solid Fluidized-Bed Reactor at Different Particle Sizes”, Industrial & engineering chemistry research, Vol. 48, No. 6, pp. 3177-3186, 2009.

12) R. Rafee and H. Rahimzadeh, “A New Method for Constructing Coefficients of Pressure Correction Equation for Colocated Unstructured Grids”, American Journal of Applied Science, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 93-100, 2008.

13) F. Abbasi and H. Rahimzadeh, “Applying a Modified Two-Fluid Model to Numerical Simulation of Two-Phase Flow in the Membrane Chlor-Alkali Cells”, Iranian Journal of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 51-61, 2008.

14) M. Shams, H. Rahimzadeh, and E. Karamad, “Aerosol Deposition on a Rough Surface by Using Direct Roughness”, Environmental Engineering Science, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 63-71, 2008.

15) A. A. Jeddi, V. Mohammadi, H. Rahimzadeh and F. Honarvar, “Knitted Fabric Relaxation by Ultrasound and Its Characterization with Yarn-Pullout Force”, Fibers and Polymers, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 408-413, 2007.

16) M. Hamzehei, H. Rahimzadeh, and M. Rashidi, “Measuring and Prediction of Temperature Distribution in an Spark Ignition Engine Piston and Cylinder Head at Actual Process”, WSEAS Transactions on Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 1, Issue 3, 2006.

17) M. Hamzehei and H. Rahimzadeh, “Visualization of Fluid Flow and Measurement of Temperature Variation at Various Conditions in the Open Channels”, WSEAS Transactions on Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 1, Issue 9, 2006.

18) Sh. Hashemi, N. Montazerin, and H. Rahimzadeh, “Flow Field, Turbulence & Critical Condition at a Horizontal Water Intake”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, Vol. 217, No. 1, pp. 53-62, 2003.

19) S. Hashemi, H. Rahimzadeh, and N. Montazerin, “A Joint Experimental & Numerical Investigation on Flow Structure & Critical Condition at a Vertically Downward Intake” Amirkabir Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 13, No. 52, 2002.

20) S. H. Marghzar, N. Montazerin, and H. Rahimzadeh, “Numerical simulation of asymmetric flow in a vertically downward intake”, Advances in Fluid Mechanics”, Vol. 32, pp. 537-546, 2002.

21) M. Shams, G. Ahmadi, and H. Rahimzadeh, “Transport and Deposition of Flexible Fibers in Turbulent Flows”, Journal of Aerosol Science, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 525-547, 2001.

22) M. Shams, G. Ahmadi, and H. Rahimzadeh, “Dispersion of flexible fibers in an isotropic pseudo-turbulent flow field”, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FED, Vol. 253, pp. 823-826, 2000.

23) M. Shams, G. Ahmadi, and H. Rahimzadeh, “A Sub-Layer Model for Deposition of Nano and Micro-Particles Flows”, Journal of Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 55, No. 24, pp. 6097-6107, 2000.

24) A. Khalili, H. Rahimzadeh, R. Hosseini Abradeh, “Experimental Investigation of a Supermizer”, International Reviwew of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 452-459, 2010

25) A. Masjedian Jazi, H. Rahimzadeh, “Detecting cavitation in globe valves by two methods: Characteristic diagrams and acoustic analysis”, Applied Acoustics, Vol 70, pp. 1440-1445, 2009

26) Ali. A. A. Jeddi, V. Mohammadi, H. Rahimzadeh, F. Honarvar, “Knitted Fabric Relaxation by Ultrasound and Its Characterization With Yarn -Pullout Force”, Fibers and Polymers, Vol. 8, No. 24, pp. 408-413, 2007

27)  Shams, M., Ahmadi, G. and Rahimzadeh, H., Dispersion and deposition of flexible fibers in the turbulent sublayer, J. Aerosol Sci., Vol. 55 (2000), pp: 525-547.

 

Conference Publications:

1)    A. Gharehghani, H. Rahimzadeh, E. Pishbin, “Solar desalination based on humidification and dehumidification: Experimental and numerical investigation”, 1th International Conference on Desalination and Environment: A Water Summit, ICODE2011, Beach Rotana, Abu dhabi, 29 October – 1 November, 2011.

2)   F. Abbasi and H. Rahimzadeh, A Two-phase Flow Model for H2 Evolution in a Membrane Reactor Cell”, 7th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics HEFAT2010, Antalya, Turkey, 19-21 July, 2010.

3)    M. Hamzehei and H. Rahimzadeh, “Study of Particle Size Effects on Hydrodynamics of a Fluidized Bed Chamber Experimentally and Computationally”, the 3rd Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development International Conference (TISD2010), Thailand, 4-6 March, 2010.

4)    H. Rahimzadeh and M. Hamzehei, “Study of Hydrodynamics in a two phase fluidized Bed Reactor Experimentally and Numerically”, Seventh South African Conference on Computational and Applied Mechanics SACAM10, Pretoria, 10-13 Jan., 2010.

5)    H. Rahimzadeh, R. Hosseini, and M. Dyanati, “Water Extraction from Air Conditioning Devices in Humid Air Near Shore Area”, 2nd International Conference on Water, Eco-systems and Sustainable Development in Arid and Semi-arid Zones, Tehran-Yazd, Iran, 6-8 May, 2009.

6)    A. Ghafouri, Sh. Hashemi-Marghzar and H. Rahimzadeh, “Integration of Energy Consumption in the Carbon Black Production Cycle, using Pinch Technology, Retrofit Approach”, Proceedings of the Fourth International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, Sharjah-UAE, April 19-23, 2009.

7)    F Abbasi, H. Rahimzadeh, S. E. Hoseini, A Numerical Investigation on Gas Injection into a Cylinder Filled With Castor Oil Using Two- Fluid Model 6th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics Thermodynamics, Pretoria-South Africa, 30 June to 2 July 2008.

8)    A. A. Ghareghani and H. Rahimzadeh Experimental Investigation and Design of a Solar Desalination Unit Which Work With Humidification-Dehumidification” Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics Thermodynamics, Pretoria, South Africa, 30 June to 2 July 2008.

9)    M. Aliei, H. Rahimzadeh and E. Aliei, “Cavitation Detection in Centrifugal Pumps by Head Loss and Noise Measurement Methods”, 1st Conference on Rotating Equipment in Oil & Power Industries, Tehran-Iran, 2008.

10) Sh. Hashemian Natanzi, H. Rahimzadeh and M. Aliei, “The Application of Acoustic Emission for Cavitation Detection in Centrifugal Pumps and Proposing the Structural Pump Frequencies as one of the pump Characteristics”, 1st Conference on Rotating Equipment in Oil & Power Industries, Tehran-Iran, 2008.

11)  A. Khalili, H. Rahimzadeh, I. Roohi Dehkordi and R. Hosseini Abardeh, “Energy Consumption Optimization and Pollutant Reduction by Means of Supermizer”, 1st Conference on Rotating Equipment in Oil & Power Industries, Tehran-Iran, 2008.

12) P. Mehrsa, R. Rafee and H. Rahimzadeh, “The Theoretical and Experimental Consideration and Analysis of Effective Parameters on Optimum Function of an Evaporative Cooling”, 1st Conference on Rotating Equipment in Oil & Power Industries, Tehran-Iran, 2008.

13) F. Abbasi, H. Rahimzadeh and S. E. Hoseini, “A Numerical Investigation of Gas Injection into a Cylinder Filled with Castor Oil using the Two-fluid Model”, 6th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Pretoria-South Africa, 30 June to 2 July, 2008.

14) M. Hamzehei and H. Rahimzadeh, “Measurement of Temperature and Heat Transfer Changes at Various Conditions in Open Channels (Part I)”, Proceedings of the 4th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Fluid Mechanics (FLUIDS’07), Queensland-Australia, January 17-19, 2007.

15) M. Hamzehei, H. Rahimzadeh, M. Rashidi, “Determination of Piston and Cylinder Head Temperature Distribution in a 4-Cylinder Gasoline Engine at Actual Process”, Proceedings of the 4th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environmental, Elounda-Greece, August 21-23, 2006.

16) M. Hamzehei and H. Rahimzadeh, “Presenting a Mathematical Model for Studding and Calulating the Radiation Heat Transfer in the Cylinder of a Spark Ignition Engine”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluid and Thermal Energy Conversion, Jakarta-Indonesia, December 10-14, 2006.

17) M. S. Hashemian Natanzi, H. Rahimzadeh and S. F. Chini, “Experimental Determination of Special Frequencies with Constant SL (Sound’s Level) in Noise of a Centrifugal Pump that Lead or Lag due to the Speed Fluctuations”, Proceedings of 8th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Torino-Italy, July 4-7, 2006.

18) M. Hamzehei, M. Rashidi and H. Rahimzadeh, “Measuring of Piston Temperature in a Spark Ignition Engine”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Thermal Engineering Theory and Applications, Al Ain-UAE, January 3-6, 2006.

19) S. F. Chini and H. Rahimzadeh, “Useful Frequencies for Cavitation Monitoring in Centrifugal Pumps and Their Relations to Sound Levels of Centrifugal Fans”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical & Materials Engineering” Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia, May 30-31, 2005.

20) S. F. Chini, H. Rahimzadeh and M. Bahrami, “Cavitation Detection of a Centrifugal Pump Using Noise Spectrum”, International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, California-USA, September 24-28, 2005.

21) M. Shams, H. Rahimzadeh, G. Ahmadi, “Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Spherical Particle Deposition in a Turbulent Duct”, 8th International and 12th Annual Mechanical Engineering Conference, Tehran-Iran, May 2004.

22) M. Hamzehei, H. Rahimzadeh, “CFD modeling and experimental investigation of a gas solid fluidized bed reactor hydrodynamics”, Experimental Fluid Mechanics, Czech Republic, August 2009

23) M. Hamzehei, H. Rahimzadeh, “Investigation of a fluidized bed reactor hydrodynamics with heat transfer numerically and experimentally”, Topical Problems of Fluid Mechanics, Czech Republic, February 2009

24) E. Gharehkhani, H. Rahimzadeh, “Experimental invetigation and design of a solar deslination unit which work with humidification dehumidification fo air”, The 6th International Conference on Heat Transfer Fluid Mechanical and Thermodynamics- HEFAT, June 2008

25) M. Hamzehei, H. Rahimzadeh, “Hydrodymamics of gas solid flows in fluidized bed reactors and simulation with MFIX code”, Pure and Applied Chemistry Conference- PACCON, January 2008

26) M. H. Asoodeh, A. Kakooei, H. Rahimzadeh, “An experimental study of effects of water height of vortices strength and sediment entrance to a basin in a real coastal intake model”, International Conference on Engineering and Mathematics- ICEM, July 2007

27) Ali. A. A. Jeddi, H. Rahimzadeh, M. H. Varkiani, “Determining Heat Transfer Through Nonwoven Fabrics Produced from Fiber Blends ”, International Conference Futurotextiles, November 2006

28) H. Rahimzadeh, “An Experimanal Model of Flow Surface Patterns at Vertical Downward Intake With Numerical  Vilidation ”, IASME – 06, March 2006

29) H. Rahimzadeh, “Expermental determination of special frequencies with constant SL (Sound Level) in noise of a centrifugal pump that lead or lag due to the speed fluctuations ”, ASME 06, January 2006

30) Ali. A. A. Jeddi, H. Rahimzadeh, M. H. Varkiani, “The Influence of Fabric Density and the Fiber Percentage in Blends on Thermal Conductivity of Nonwoven ”, The 8th Asian Textile Conferenc (ATC 8), May 2005

31) S. Hashemi, H. Rahimzadeh, and N. Montazerin, “Numerical Simulation of Flow Through an Symmetric horizontal Intake ”, 5th international conference on hydro science and engineering, September 2002

32) S. Hashemi, H. Rahimzadeh, and N. Montazerin, “Numerical simulation of flow through a horizontal intake with a step ”, 13th IAHR_ APD congress, August 2002

33) S. Hashemi, H. Rahimzadeh, and N. Montazerin, “Numerical Simulation of Asymmetric Flow in a Vertically Downward Intake ”, AFM, June 2002

34) S. Hashemi, H. Rahimzadeh, and N. Montazerin, “Pridection of Crtical Condition at a Horizonal Intake Through Pressure Contours”, 2th congress IAHR, September 2001

35) S. Hashemi, H. Rahimzadeh, and N. Montazerin, “Prediction of Critical Condition at a Horizontal Intake Through Pressure Contrours”, XXIX IAHR Congress, September 2001

36) F. Abbasi , H.  Rahimzadeh, " A two-phase flow model for H2 evolution in a membrane reactor cell " 7th International Conference on Heat Transfer , Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, HEFAT ,July 2010