Curriculum Vitae



Name:                    Abbas  AbbassiProfessor (B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D)

Phone:                    +98-21-6454 3425

Fax:                        +98-21-66419736

Address:                    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of  Technology, 424 Hafez Ave,  P.O.Box 15916, Tehran-Iran




Ph.D Mechanical Engineering, Birmingham University, England, 1989

M.Sc Mechanical Engineering, Birmingham University, England, 1986

B.Sc Mechanical Engineering, Iran Science and Technology University, Tehran, 1977



Lecturing:  HVAC and refrigeration systems, optimization of thermal systems

Research:  Advanced convection heat transfer, Micro Fluidics Systems



1.      Heat Transfer  1& 2

2.      Thermodynamics  1& 2

3.      Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning,  systems (HVAC)

4.      Design of  refrigeration systems

5.      Design of natural gas distribution city network

6.       Design of water and waste water city network 

7.      Advanced Convection Heat Transfer

8.                              Advanced Two-Phase Flow (Liquid - gas)



1- Best supervisor of Ph.D thesis in Engineering, Jahade Daneshgahi and Ministry of Research and Technology, 2006.



 Journals ( English)

23- J. Ghazanfarian, A. Abbassi” Investigation of 2-D Transient Heat Transfer under the Effect of Dual-Phase-Lag Model in a Nanoscale Geometry, Int.J of Thermophysics. (In Press).

22- M. Kalteh, A. Abbassi, M. Saffar-Avval, A. Frijns, A. Darhuber, Jens Harting Experimental and numerical investigation of nanofluid forced convection inside

a wide microchannel heat sink” Journal of Applied thermal Engineering,Vol.36, pp.260-268, 2012. doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2011.10.023.

21- B. Tajik, A. Abbassi, M. Saffar-Avval, M. Ahmadi NajafabadiUltrasonic properties of suspensions of TiO2 and Al2O3 nanoparticles in water” Powder Technology, DOI: 10.1016/j.powtec.2011.10.024., Vol.217, pp. 171-176, 2012.

20- S. M. Noode Farahani, V. Tahmasebi, H. Safikhani, A. Abbassi, “Effects of using Ribs on flow pattern and performance of cyclone separators” Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 180-187(2011).

19- M. Kalteh, A. Abbassi, M. Saffar-Avval, J. Harting, “Eulerian-Eulerian two-phase numerical simulation of nanofluid laminar forced convection in a microchannelInt. J. of Heat and Fluid Flow, 32(2011) 107-116, DOI.10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2010.08.001.

18- T. Sheikhalipour, A. Abbassi, " Numerical analysis of viscous dissipation effect in trapezoidal microchannels " Vol. 28, Int. J. of Heat and Technology, 2010.

17- J. Ghazanfarian, A. Abbassi, " High Knudsen simulation of heat transfer and fluid flow in micro and nanochannels using thermal lattice-Boltzmann method" Journal of Physical Review E , Vol.82, No.2, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.82.026307. 

16- M. Abkar, P. Foroughi, A. Abbassi, M. M. Aghdam, “Heat Transfer of Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow in a Channel Lined with Porous Layers under Thermal Non-Equilibrium Condition” Journal of Porous Media, Vol.13, 235-236, 2010. DOI: 10.1615/JPorMedia.v13.i3.40.

15- J. Ghazanfarian, A. Abbassi, Effect of Boundary Phonon Scattering on Dual Phase Lag Model to Simulate Micro and Nano Scale Heat Conduction”  Int. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 52 (2009) 3706 –3711,doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2009.01.046.

14- R. K.Kamali, A. Abbassi, S. A. Sadough, “ A Simulation Model and Parametric Studies of MED-TVC Process“ Desalination, 235(2009)340-351, doi:10.1016/j.desal.2008.01.019

13-R. Kouhikamali, A. Abbassi, S. A. Sadough, M. Saffar Avval, Thermodynamics Design and Parametric Study of MED-TVC. Journal of desalination, 222(2008)607-615, doi:10.1016/j.desal.

12- A. Abbassi, and Kh. Khoshmanesh, "Numerical Simulation and Experimental Analysis of an Industrial Glass Melting Furnace". Journal of Applied Thermal Engineering, 28(2007), 450-459, doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2007.05.011.

11-J. Ghazanfarian, A. Abbassi, “Mixed Convection in a Square Cavity Filled with a Porous Medium at Different Exit Port Position", Journal of Porous Media, Vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 701-718, 2007.

10- A. M. Kalteh, A. Abbassi, " Similarity Solution of Laminar Axisymmetric Jets with Effect of Viscous   Dissipation" , Trans. ASME, Journal of Heat Transfer,Vol. 128, pp. 1099-1102, 2006.

9-M. H. Saidi, A. Abbassi, M. A. Ehyaei, Exergetic Optimization of a PEM Fuel Cell for Domestic Hot Water Heater” Trans. ASME, J. of fuel cell science and tech., Vol. 2, pp,  284-289, 2005.

8- M. H. Saidi, A. Abbassi, M. A. Ehyaei, “Optimization of a Combined Heat and Power PEFC by Exergy Analysis” Journal of Power Resources, vol. 143, pp. 179-184, 2005.

7- A. Abbassi, L. Bahar, Application of Neural Network for the Modeling of Evaporative condenser Cooling Load. “Journal of Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 25, pp. 3177-3186, 2005.

6- A. Abbassi, M. Aliehyaei, Exergy method optimization of a wavy plate indirect evaporative cooler”  International Journal of Exergy. Vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 350-362. 2004.

5- Shahnazari, M. R., Abbassi, A, Soltani, M. Numerical Prediction of Temperature Distribution in Transient RTM Process" Iranian Journal of Chem.and Chem Eng, vol. 23, pp. 25-32, 2004.

4- A.Abbassi, M.R. Shahnazari, Numerical modeling of mold filling and curing in non-isothermal RTM process” Applied Thermal Engineering Journal, 24 (2004), pp. 2453-2465.

3- M.R.Shahnazari, A.Abbassi, “Analysis of free surface enhancement in a media with variable porosity” Journal of Porous Media, vol. 7(1), 1-7 (2004).

2- A.Abbassi, A.A.Alem Rajabi, R.H.S Winterton, Effect of Confined Geometry on Pool Boiling at High Temperature”   Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 2:127-133, 1989.

1-A.Abbassi, R.H.S Winterton, ” The non -Boiling vapour film”, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, vol.32. No.9.PP. 1649-1655, 1989.


 Journals ( In Persian)

 7- B. Tajik, A. Abbassi, M. Saffar-Avval, A. Abdullah, M. Kazemi, H. Babaee, “  Amirkabir Journal of Science & Technology (Mechanics), (In Press).

6- R. K. Kamali, A. Abbassi, S. A. Sadough, M. saffar Avval

Numerical Simulation and Parametric Study of Forced Convective Condensation in Vertical Channel Amirkabir Journal of Science & Technology (Mechanics), Vol.45, pp.25-34, 1390.

 5- A.Abbassi , O. Shakeri, Gh. Arab

“Energy Audit of Hamedan Glass Factory” Iranian Journal of Energy, Vol. 25, pp. 1-13, 2006.

4- M.R.Shahnazari, A.Abbassi

One-Dimensional Transient numerical simulation of Non-Isothermal  RTM Process” Amirkabir Journal of Science & Technology, Vol.15, no.60-1, pp. 39-45, 2005.

 3- M.A.Ehiaei, A.Abbassi, M.Saffar Avval.

 Theoretical optimization analysis of plate indirect evaporative cooler”   Iranian Journal of Energy, vol.8, no. 17, pp. 14-25, 1382.  

 2- A.Abbassi & M.S.Aghighi,

 Numerical Analysis of the unsteady free convection flow around stagnation point,” Int. J.  Engineering science, vol.14, no.5. pp. 87-97, 1382.

 1-A.Abbassi & M.Saffar Avval & M.R.Shahnazari,

 "Thermo-Economic and Ranking Consideration of Water   Compression Chiller in Iran.” Iranian Journal of Energy, pp, 36-45, vol.13, 1381.



48- B. Tajik,A. Abbassi, M. Saffar Avval, A. Abdullah” Investigation of heat transfer enhancement of a nanofluid due to acoustic streaming” ISAV2012.

47- S. Sina Hosseini, A. Abbassi, “Numerical Investigation of Aspect Ratio Effect on Thermal Parameters in Laminar Nanofluid Flow in Microchannel Heat Sink” 3rd MNF2011, Greece.

46- A.  Ziaee , D. Rajaee  and A. Abbassi, “Numerical Study of the Thermal Comfort in a Computer Site” ISHVAC 2011, Shanghai, China.

45- H. R. Majzoubi, D. Rajaee, S. Kafashian, A. Abbassi, “Analysis of sick buildings syndrome (Case study: Abooreyhan Building of Amirkabir University of Technology), 2nd IVHAC, 2011.

44- J. Ghazanfarian, A. Abbassi, “Numerical Investigation of Flow over Square Cylinder with Moving Walls and Incident Angle by CBS Method” 6th Int. Conf. on Finite Elements in Flow Problems - FEF2011.

43- J. Ghazanfarian, A. Abbassi, “Simulation of Nano scale Heat Conduction using Dual Phase Lag Model and Introducing a General Time Dependent 1-D Model” 3rd conference on Nanostructures, Kish Island, 2010.

42- D. Rajaee, A. Abbassi, “Determination of Thermal Comfort Regions of Amirkabir University’s Amphitheatre” 2nd Ichvac, 2010.

41- D. Rajaee, A. Abbassi, “Determination of Blowing angle of air registers in  Amirkabir University’s Amphitheatre”, 2nd ICHVAC, 2010.

40- 42- B. Tajik, A. Abbassi, M. saffar Avval, A. Abdullah, “Numerical simulation of the influence of Bulk Temperature on Acoustic streaming of nonlinear ultrasonic wave in water inside a cylindrical  enclosure” 7th Int. Conference on Flow Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, 2010.

39- N. Zeinali, M. A. Fayazbakhsh, A. Abbassi, “ Simulation of forced convection heat transfer in microchannels as variable porosity porous mediaProc., of 2nd European conference on microfluidics, Tolouse, 2010. 

38- M. Abkar, P. Forooghi, A. Abbassi "Assessment of Thermal Non – Equilibrium Condition on Heat Transfer Through a Channel Lined with Porous Media – Constant Wall Temperature" Defect and Diffusion Forum, Vol. 312-315 (2011), pp. 33-38. doi:10.4028/                 

      37- M. Kalteh, A. Abbassi, M. Avval, J. Harting "Nanoparticle size effect on the convective heat transfer of a nanofluid inside a microchannel" XXVIII Congresso UIT sulla Trasmissione del Calore, Brescia, 21-23 Giugno 2010.

      36- Sheikhalipour, A. Abbassi, " Viscous Dissipation Effect in Trapezoidal Microchannels at Constant Heat Flux, MNF 2009, London.

      35- M. Dehghan, M. Mirzaei, A. Abbassi, “Numerical Analysis of Forced Convection Heat Transfer in a Microchannel with effect of variable Properties” STU09, ISME.

      34- T. Sheikhalipour, A. Abbassi, “ Numerical Analysis of Viscous Dissipation Effect in Trapezoidal Microchannels”, First European conference on Microfluids’08.

      33-M. Mehrabani, A. abbassi, M. M. Attaran, “ MHD Simulation of a Coaxial Plasma Opening Switch in an RLC circuit” Applied Mathematics, Simulation and Modeling Conference , Gre, 2008.

     32- T. Sheikhalipour,  A. abbassi, M. Bahrami, “ Heat Transfer Analysis of Recangular Microchannel with Rough Surface” 16th ISME conference,  Kerman , 2008.

      31- M. Kalteh, A. Abbassi, M. Bahrami, “Laminar Forced Convective Heat Transfer in Non Circular Microchannels” 16th ISME conference, Kerman, 2008.

      30- K. Khoshmanesh, A. Z. Kouzani, S. Nahavandi and A. Abbassi, " Reduction of Fuel Consumption in an Industrial Glass Melting Furnace", IEEE TENCON 2007, Taipei.

29- Y. Nazemnia, A. Abbassi, " Simulation and comparison of Induced air Method in an Office" 15th ISME conference, Tehran, 2007.     

28- A. Abbassi, A. Hasanbeigi, M. Abdorazaghi, A. Hasanabadi, " Energy Consumption and Optimization in Textile Industry: A Case Study for Iran" FICEMP, Tehran, Iran, 2006.

27- A.Abbassi, H. Jafari, “Mathematical Modeling and Comparison of Energy Consumption of a Sample HVAC of a building”, 14th ISME conference, Isfahan, 2006.

26- A. Abbassi, R. Akherati, A. Noroozimanesh, ‘Comparison of thermal performance of Manufactured Iranian Radiators and Fan coils with some foreign Made, IFCO2006 .

25- Ramin K. Kamali, A. Abbassi, S. A. Sadough, ‘A simulation model and parametric study of MED-TVC process ,  EuroMed 2006, Montpellier, France.

24- A. Abbassi, H. Asadollahi Taheri, ” Numerical Analysis of  Unsteady-State Laminar Forced Convection over an Inclined, Horizontal Cylinder at Constant Heat Flux,” ISTP-16, 2005, Prague.

23- A. Abbassi, M.R. Shahnazari, ” Analysis of momentum transfer at the surface enhancement of a porous medium, 1st Int. IEEES, pp. 167-173, 13-17 July, 2003, Izmir, Turkey.

22- A. Abbassi, M. Aliehyaei,  “ Numerical Investigation of Mixed Convective Heat Transfer in an Axisymmetric Vertical Channel With Two Exit Ports ” HEFAT2005 conference, Cairo, Egypt,

21- M.S.Aghighi, A.Abbassi, “Analysis of Boundary Layer Growth and its stability at stagnation point”, 13th ISME conference, PP, 21-29, ISME 2005.

20- M.S.Aghighi, A.Abbassi, “Analysis of Interference of Natural Convection Boundary Layer flow around stagnation point”, 13th ISME conference, PP, 21-29, ISME 2005.

19- M.S.Aghighi, A.Abbassi, “Numerical Analysis of Unsteady – State Natural Convection Boundary Layer flow around stagnation points of Lower and Upper sphere surface”, ISME 2005.

18- A. Abbassi, H. Asadollahi Taheri Numerical Analysis of Laminar Forced Convection around Tilted, Horizontal Cylinder with elliptical Cross section” 9th Int. fluid dynamics conf, Shiraz Univ, 2005.

17- H. Parishani, H. Bassirat Tabrizi, A. Abbassi, F. Hamdullapur. “Numerical investigation of coupled heat and moisture transfer based on Luikov’s equations and two-fluid model.” 4th ICCHMT, May 17-20, 2005, Paris-Cachan, France. 

 16- M. A. Badri Nodeh, M. R. Heyrani Nowbari, A. Abbassi, “Numerical simulation of developing natural convection in an eccentric annulus at constant temperature.”  ISME conference, 2004.

 15- M. R. Heyrani Nowbari, A. Abbassi, M. Aliehyaei, “Numerical simulation of combined convection flow around vertical plate at constant temperature with variable properties.” ISME, 2004.

 14-A. Abbassi, M. Aliehyaei “Design of an indirect evaporative cooler with Triangular and sinusoidal plate surfaces.” 12th annual (International) ISME conference, 2004.

 13-M.R.Shahnazari, A.Abbassi “Investigation of Stokes flow on multi particles for prediction of non-homogeneous porous media permeability by BEM” CFD conference, Vancouver Canada, 2003.

 12-M.R.Shahnazari, A.Abbassi “Theoretical analysis of natural convection in a vertical cavity filled with a non- isotrop porous media.”3rd ICCHMT, pp. 200-206, May 26-30, 2003, Banff, Canada.

 11-A.Abbassi, M.R. Shahnazari, M.Zia Bashar Hagh, “ Condensation analysis on moving drop for modeling of spray zone of power plant deaerators”  3rd ICCHMT, 2003, Banff, Canada.

 10-A.Abbassi, B.Tajik., Numerical Analysis of Steady-State Laminar Natural Convection Over an Inclined, Sinusoidal Surface at Constant Heat Flux.” 2nd  HEFAT 2003.

 9-A.Abbassi, A.S.Habibi, "Theoretical Determination of Energy Consumption of Water Compression Chillers with screw Compressors.",  11th Annual Int. ISME 2003.

 8-A.Abbassi, H.Bassirat Tabrizi & S.A.Nazemzadeh, “Numerical Analysis of Steady - state free convection over a horizontal cylinder with elliptic cross – section.  13th  ISTP 2002.

       7-Abbassi & M.S.Aghighi,  “Numerical Analysis of Steady - state free convection flow around stagnation saddle points.” 10th, pp. 1608-1615, ISME 2002.

6- A.Abbassi, E.Mahmoodi Namroor, M.R.Shahnazari. “Theoretical and Experimental Determination of Water Chiller standard Energy Consumption in Iran”, 17th Int.power system Conference, 2002.

     5- M.S.Aghighi, M.R.Heyrani Nowbari, A.Abbassi, “Numerical Analysis of Steady – state free convection flow around stagnation point”, 9th annual ISME 2001.

4- A.Abbassi & M.R.Shahnazari, N.Ghafouri, “Analysis of unsteady – state transfer of a volatile species in an evaporating spherical droplet with Internal Circulation”, Ninth Asian CFM,  IUT, 2002.

      3- M.R.Shahnazari .A.Abbassi & M.Z. Bashar Hagh. ”Thermo - Economic Consideration of a gas Power Plant cycle. 14th. International power System Conference, PP. 335-344, PSC99.

2- A.Abbassi & M.R.Fajrak, “Mathematical Modeling and power Consumption optimization of a large capacity ware house refrigeration cycle” ISME. 8th / annual Conference./pp.707-717, 1379.

1- A.Abbassi & S. M. Nazemzadeh, "Numerical Solution of Natural Convection on Vertical & Inclined Wavy Surfaces at Constant Temperature".7th ISME annual conference, pp: 157-167, 1378.


 BOOKS (In Persian)

A. Abbassi,  M. Shiri, Persian Translation of “Thermodynamics”, by K. Wark, D. Richards,  Center for University Publication, 2004.

A. Abbassi, "Testing, Adjusting and Balancing of HVAC Systems", 2005.

A. Abbassi, "Process Control of HVAC Systems", 2007.



 Ph.D Thesis Supervising

Five students graduated and four students are working now

 Graduate Projects Supervising


More than 30 students


Undergraduate Projects Supervising


More than 50 students