Mohammad J. Kermani

Associate Professor of Thermo-Fluid

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Amirkabir University of Technology -AUT- (Tehran Polytechnic)

424 Hafez Ave., Tehran, Iran, P. Code 15875-4413

Phone: +98 (21) 6454 3421

Fax:  +98 (21) 6641 9736

E-mail:        mkermani@aut.ac.ir

URL:            http://me.aut.ac.ir/mkermani.htm

 

also

 

Adjunct Research Fellow

Zentrum fuer Sonnenenergie-und Wasserstoff-Forschung (ZSW)

Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research

Helmholtzstr. 8, 89081 Ulm, Germany

Phone: +49 (176) 3522 6253

 

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Educations

1994-2001: Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University, Canada. Thesis: Development and assessment of upwind schemes with application to inviscid and viscous flows on structured meshes, June 2001, 195 pp.

1992-1993: M.Sc., Applied Mathematics & Fluid Mechanics, University of Manchester, UK (Achievement: Top Student of Academic Year 1993). Thesis: A finite difference solution of Orr-Sommerfeld equation and transition prediction, December 1993, 121 pp.

1986-1990: B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Thermo-Fluid, Shiraz University, Iran (Achievement: 2nd Rank Student of Academic Year 1990).

 

Research Interests

1

PEM fuel cell's components, stacks, and systems

2

Similarities/analogies between transport phenomena/resistances between fluid mechanics, heat- and mass-transfer problems,

3

Steam nozzles, and low pressure steam turbines,

4

Compressible flows; and shock boundary layer interactions, nozzle flows, air flow through inlet diffusers.

 

Courses Taught

1

Fuel Cell Systems (G) (AUT)

2

Compressible CFD (G) (AUT)

3

Heat Transfer I (UG) (AUT)

4

Gas Turbine and Jet Engines (AUT)

5

Properties and Applications of Materials (UG) – (AUT Int. Branch: U. of Birmingham & AUT Program)

6

Thermodynamics II (AUT and UNB)

7

Fluid Mechanics II (AUT)

8

Statics - Dynamics (CU and AUT Int. Branch: U. of Birmingham & AUT Program)

9

Power Plants (UG) (AUT & Shiraz U)

G: Graduate Course.

UG: Undergraduate Course. 

AUT: Amirkabir University of Technology.

UNB: University of New Brunswick.

CU: Carleton University.

 

 

Employments

June 2011 – Present: Associate Professor of Thermo-Fluid, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology -AUT- (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran.

July 2018 – Sept. 2018: Sabbatical leave from Amirkabir University of Technology -AUT- (Tehran Polytechnic), and Renewed Research Stay Program sponsored by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (host location: Zentrum fuer Sonnenenergie-und Wasserstoff-Forschung (ZSW), Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, Ulm, Germany, host(s): Dr. Joachim Scholta).

July 2017 – Sept. 2017: Research sponsored by DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, German Research Foundation (host location: Institute for Numerical Analysis, Department of Mathematics, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany, host(s): Prof. Dr. Karsten Urban, Ulm University and Dr. Joachim Scholta, ZSW).

Nov. 2013 – July 2014, Sept. 2015 – Nov. 2015, March 2015 – May 2015, July 2017 – May 2018, July 2018 – Present: Part-time employee, Zentrum fuer Sonnenenergie-und Wasserstoff-Forschung (ZSW), Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, Ulm, Germany.

Feb. 2013 – August 2014: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship in experienced level (host location: Zentrum fuer Sonnenenergie-und Wasserstoff-Forschung (ZSW), Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, Ulm, Germany, host(s): Dr. Joachim Scholta).

Dec. 2012 – Jan. 2013: DID Deutsch-Institut, Munich Language School Germany (Supported by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation), Munich, Germany.

Sept. 2004 – May 2011: Assistant Professor of Thermo-Fluid, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology -AUT- (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran.

Aug. 2005 – Sept. 2005: Visiting Professor, Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada (host(s): Professor John Stockie).

Jan. 2005 – Jan. 2006: Head of Computer Center, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran.

Sept. 2003 – Aug 2004, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University, Iran.

Sept. 2001 Aug. 2003: Post-Doctoral-Fellow (PDF), Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Brunswick (UNB), Canada (host(s): Professor Andrew Gerber from Mechanical Engineering and Professor John Stockie from Mathematics and Statistics).

Summer 2001 & Spring 2002: Seasonal Lecturer, Thermodynamics II, Mechanical Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Fall 2000: Seasonal Lecturer, Engineering Dynamics, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

1995 2000: Teaching Assistant, Fluid Mechanics II (8-times) and Engineering Dynamics (1-time), Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

1993 94: Research Assistant Engineer, Study in proper turbulent model predictions for compact heat exchangers (Funded by British Gas), South Bank University, London, UK.

 

Awards/Honors/Achievements

three months Renewed Research Stay for Alexander von Humboldt Fellow Alumni's (July 2018  – Sept. 2018)

twelve months DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) supports for Initiation of International Collaboration (April 2017 – March 2018)

twenty months Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship in experienced level (Dec. 2012 – August 2014)

supervised the best undergraduate project of the year (2006), entitled: Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulation, Design, and Manufacturing of Bipolar Plates for a Two-Watt PEM Fuel Cell, The Best Senior Project of the Year 2006 - Recognized by the University. Student name Abolfazl Asnaghi

supervised the best national Masters project of the year (2006), entitled: "Analytical and Numerical Study of Condensation Phenomena in Transonic Steam Flow through Converging Diverging Nozzles", Recognized by Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers. Student name Mohsen Zayernouri

Post Doctoral Fellowship Award, Departments of Mechanical Engineering, and Mathematics and Statistics, the University of New Brunswick, Oct. 2001 to August 2003

winner of the first poster prize, MITACS Atlantic Int., Halifax, NS, March 24th, 2003: http://people.math.sfu.ca/~stockie/research/kermani.html

scholarship of MCHE of Iran for Masters and PhD,

M.Sc., Top student of acad. year 1993 (Appl. Math. & Fluid Mech.), U. of Manchester, UK

B.Sc., 2nd rank student of the academic year 1990 (Thermo-Fluid), Mechanical Eng., Shiraz University, Iran

fifth rank in the nationwide academic competition among Mechanical Engineering students of the year 1988, Iran

 

 

Publications

 

A)     Patents

 

2

European Patent: M. J. Kermani, J. Scholta (2018) Separator plate unit for a fuel cell and fuel cell comprising the same with enhanced performance, Granted (accepted) European Patent EP 15 154 119.

1

Iranian Patent: M. J. Kermani, H. R. Choghadi (2011) Partially interdigitated flow field for PEM fuel cells, Iranian National Patent, 012640, Series 82/A (2011).

 

 

B)    Journal Publications

 

59

A. Moradi Bilondi, M. Abdollahzadeh, M. J. Kermani, H. Heidary, P. Havaej (2018) Numerical study of anode side CO contamination effects on PEM fuel cell performance; and mitigation methods, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 177, 519-534, also available online from: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1XrEcin8VSMvz

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A. Ghanbarian, M. J. Kermani, J. Scholta, M. Abdollahzadeh (2018) Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell flow field design criteria- application to parallel serpentine flow patterns, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 166, 281-296.

57

P. Havaej, M. J. Kermani, M. Abdollahzadeh, H. Heidary,  A. Moradi (2018) A numerical modeling study on the influence of catalyst loading distribution on the performance of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 43, 10031-10047.

56

A. Moradi, M. J. Kermani, H. Heidary, M. Abdollahzadeh (2018) Investigation of the effect of anode fuel contaminants on the performance of PEMFC, Amirkabir J. Mech. Eng., (DOI): 10.22060/mej.2018.13678.5688.

55

P. Havaej, M. J. Kermani, H. Heidary, M. Abdollahzadeh (2018) A parametric investigation of two phase flow in the cathode side of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, Amirkabir J. Mech. Eng., (DOI): 10.22060/mej.2018.13474.5644.

54

H. Heidary, M. J. Kermani, B. Dabir (2017) Magnetic field effect on convective heat transfer in corrugated flow channel, Thermal Science, Vol. 21 (5) 2105- 2115.

53

N. Zehtabiyan-Rezaie, A. Arean, M. J. Kermani, A. Karimi Noughabi, M. Abdollahzadeh (2017) Eect of oweld with converging and diverging channels on proton exchange membrane fuel cell performance, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 152, 31-44.

52

M. Moein-Jahromi, M. J. Kermani, S. Movahed (2017) Degradation forecast for PEMFC cathode-catalysts under cyclic loads, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 359, 611-625.

51

S. S. Alrwashdeh, I. Manke, H. Markötter, J. Haußmann, N. Kardjilov, A. Hilger, M. J. Kermani, M. Klages, A. Al-Falahat, J. Scholta, J. Banhart (2017) Neutron radiographic in operando investigation of water transport in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells with channel barriers, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 148, 604-610.

50

H. Bagheri-Esfe, M. J. Kermani, M. Saffar-Avval (2017) Effects of non-equilibrium condensation on aerodynamics of the flow field in a steam turbine cascade, Scientia Iranica Transaction B-Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 24 (2) 624-636.

49

H. Heidary, M. J. Kermani, A.J. Prasad, S. Advani, B. Dabir (2017) Numerical modeling of in-line and staggered blockages in parallel flowfield channels of PEM fuel cells, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 42 (4) 2265–2277.

48

مهبد معين جهرمي، محمدجعفرکرمانی، سعيد موحد (1396) پيش بيني زوال لايه کاتاليست کاتد پيل سوختي غشاء پليمري تحت بارگذاري دوره اي Prediction of degradation in performance of cathode catalyst layer during load cycling) مجله مهندسي مکانيک مدرس (فني ومهندسي مدرس سابق)17 (6) 67 – 78.

47

H. Heidary, M. J. Kermani, N.K.H. Dalasm (2016) Performance analysis of PEM fuel cells cathode catalyst layer at various operating conditions, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 41 (47) 22274–22284.

46

H. Heidary, M. J. Kermani, B. Dabir (2016) Influences of bipolar plate channel blockages on PEM fuel cell performances, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 124, 51-60.

45

H. Bagheri-Esfe, M. J. Kermani, M. Saffar-Avval (2016) Effects of non-equilibrium condensation on deviation angle and efficiency in a steam turbine stage, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 30 (3) 1351–1361.

44

H. Heidary, M. J. Kermani, S. Advani, A.J. Prasad (2016) Experimental Investigation of In-line and Staggered Blockages in Parallel Flowfield Channels of PEM Fuel Cells, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 41 (16)  6885-6893.

43

A. Ghanbarian, M. J. Kermani (2016) enhancement of PEM fuel cell performance by flow channel indentation, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 110, 356–366

42

علی فرخی پور، مسعود برومند، محمدجعفرکرمانی(1395) بررسي تأثير زبري در افت کارايي يک مرحله کامل توربين گاز (analysis of surface roughness effect on the performance of gas turbine stage) مجله علمی پژوهشی مکانيک سازه ها و شاره ها، مجلد 6 (2) 197 – 212.

41

H. Heidary, M. J. Kermani, M. Pirmohammadi (2016) Partition effect on thermo magnetic natural convection and entropy generation in inclined porous cavity, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 9 (1) 119-130.

40

S. Hamidi, M. J. Kermani (2016) Numerical study of water production from compressible moist-air flow, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 9 (1) 333-341.

39

M. Moein-Jahromi, S. Movahhed, M. J. Kermani (2015) Numerical study of the cathode electrode in the microfluidic fuel cell using agglomerate model, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 277, 180-192.

38

S. Hamidi, M. J. Kermani (2015) Numerical study of non-equilibrium condensation and shock waves in transonic moist-air and steam flows, Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol. 46, 188-196.

37

H. Heidary, R. Hosseini, M. Pirmohammadi,  M. J. Kermani (2015) Numerical study of magnetic field effect on nano-fluid forced convection in a channel, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 374, 11-17.

36

H. Beheshti-Amiri, M. J. Kermani (2015) The effect of inlet stagnation supercooling degree on the aerodynamics of the steam flow field around a rotor tip section, Heat and Mass Transfer (Springer)  Vol. 51 (1) 117-128.

35

A. Madadi A, M. J. Kermani, H. Khazaei (2015) Improvement of a solution of inviscid compressible flows using a mixed wall boundary condition, Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 9 (1) 126-138.

34

H. Beheshti-Amiri, M. J. Kermani, A.A. Piroozi(2015) Parametric studies influencing condensation evolution in compressible steam flow, Heat and Mass Transfer (Springer)  Vol. 51 (8) 1075–1084.

33

A. Madadi A, M. J. Kermani, M. Nili-Ahmadabadi (2015) Three-dimensional design of axial flow compressor blades using the ball-spine algorithm, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 8 (4) 683-691.

32

H. Bagheri-Esfe, M. J. Kermani, M. Saffar-Avval (2015) Effects of surface roughness on deviation angle and performance losses in wet steam turbines, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 90, 158-173.

31

H. Bagheri-Esfe, M. J. Kermani, M. Saffar-Avval (2016) Numerical simulation of compressible two-phase condensing flows, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics (JAFM) Vol. 9 (2) 867-876.

30

H. Bagheri-Esfe, M. J. Kermani, M. Saffar-Avval (2016) Effects of non-equilibrium condensation on deviation angle and performance losses in wet steam turbines, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics (JAFM) Vol. 9 (4) 1627-1639.

29

A. Ghanbarian, M. J. Kermani (2014) Performance improvement of PEM fuel cells using air channel indentation; Part I: Mechanisms to enrich oxygen concentration in catalyst layer, Iranian Journal of Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Vol. 1 (3) 199-207.

28

M. Dehsara, M. J. Kermani (2014) Proton exchange membrane fuel cells performance enhancement using bipolar channel indentation, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) Vol. 28 (1) 365-376.

27

A. Madadi A, M. J. Kermani, M. Nili-Ahmadabadi (2014) Aerodynamic design of S-shaped diffusers using ball spine inverse design method, ASME J. of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 136 (12) 1-8.

26

A. Madadi A, M. J. Kermani, M. Nili-Ahmadabadi (2014) Applying the ball-spine algorithm to the design of blunt leading edge airfoils for axial flow compressors, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) Vol. 28 (11) 4517-4526.

25

A. Madadi A, M. J. Kermani, M. Nili-Ahmadabadi (2014) Application of the ball-spine algorithm to design axial-flow compressor blade, Scientia Iranica,  Transaction B, Mechanical Engineering Vol. 21 (6) 1-41.

24

S. A. Moshizi, M. H. Nakhaei, M. J. Kermani, A. Madadi (2014) Development of a numerical based correlation for performance losses due to surface roughness in axial turbines, Journal of Mechanics, Vol. 30 (06) 631-642.

23

S. A. Moshizi, A. Madadi, M. J. Kermani (2014) Comparison of inviscid and viscous transonic flow field in VKI gas turbine blade cascade, Elsevier Alexandria Engineering Journal, Vol. 53 (2) 275-280.

22

M. Dehsara, M. J. Kermani (2013) The effects of operating parameters on the performance of proton exchange membrane fuel cells, Scientific journal Mechanika, Vol. 19 (6) 649-656.

21

H. Heidary, A. Abbassi, M. J. Kermani (2013) Enhanced heat transfer with corrugated flow channel in anode side of direct methanol fuel cells, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 75, 748-760.

20

H. Heidary, M. J. Kermani (2013) performance enhancement of fuel cells using bipolar plate duct indentations, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 38 (13) 5485-5496.

19

S. Hamidi, M. J. Kermani (2013) numerical solution of compressible two-phase moist-air flow with shocks, European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids, Vol. 42, 20-29.

18

S. Hamidi, M. J. Kermani (2013) High resolution computation of compressible condensing evaporating moist-air flow for external and internal flows, The Aeronautical Journal, Vol. 117, 427-444.

17

A. Nouri-Boroujerdi, R. Rabani, M. J. Kermani (2012) Effect of porosity variation in determination of stagnant and dispersion thermal conductivities in the resin transfer molding process, Heat Transfer Research, Vol. 43 (7) 651-667.

16

H. Heidary, M. J. Kermani (2012) Heat transfer enhancement in a channel with block(s) effect and utilizing Nano-fluid, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 57 (1) 163-171.

15

H. Heidary, M. J. Kermani (2012) Enhancement of heat exchange in a wavy channel linked to a porous domain; a possible duct geometry for fuel cells, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 39, 112-120.

14

M. Moein-Jahromi, M. J. Kermani (2012) Performance prediction of PEM fuel cell cathode catalyst layer using agglomerate model, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 37, 17954-17966.

13

M. J. Kermani, J. M. Stockie (2011) The effect of slip velocity on saturation for multiphase condensing mixtures in a PEM fuel cell, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 36, 13235-13240.

12

N. Khajeh-Hosseini-Dalasm, H. R. Shabgard, M. J. Kermani (2011) Water management in the cathode side of a PEM fuel cell, Amirkabir Journal, MISC, Vol. 43 (1) 47-54.

11

N. Khajeh-Hosseini-Dalasm, M. J. Kermani, D. G. Moghaddam, J. M. Stockie (2010) A parametric study of cathode catalyst layer structural parameters on the performance of a PEM fuel cell, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 35 (6) 2417-2427.

10

H. Heidary, M. J. Kermani (2010) Effect of nano-particles on forced convection in sinusoidal-wall channel, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 37, 1520-1527.

9

M. Akbarzadeh, M. J. Kermani (2009) Numerical simulations of inviscid airflows through ramjet inlets, Canadian Journal of Mechanical Engineering: Transaction of the CSME, Vol. 33 (2)  111-136.

8

M. Khakbaz-Baboli, M. J. Kermani (2008) A two dimensional, transient, compressible isothermal and two-phase model for the air-side electrode of PEM fuel cells, Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 53 (26)  7644-7654.

7

H. R. Shabgard, M. J. Kermani (2007) Application of the GDQ method to the computation of multi-component gas flow in the PEM fuel cell cathode, Iranian Journal of Mechanical Engineering: Transaction of the ISME, F-85-11 (in Persian).

6

M. J. Kermani, M. Zayernouri, M. Saffar-Avval (2006) Generalization of an analytical two-phase steam flow calculator to high-pressure cases, Canadian Journal of Mechanical Engineering: Transaction of the CSME, 06-CSME-47, Vol. 30 (4)  581-595.

5

M. Zayernouri, M. J. Kermani (2006) Development of an analytical solution for compressible two-phase steam flow, Canadian Journal of Mechanical Engineering: Transaction of the CSME, 05-CSME-63, Vol. 30 (2)  279-296.

4

M. J. Kermani, A. G. Gerber, J. M. Stockie (2006) An application of Roe’s high resolution scheme to transonic two-phase flow through nozzles, Iranian Journal of Mechanical Engineering: Transaction of the ISME, E-84-04, Vol. 7 (1)  60-77.

3

M. J. Kermani, J. M. Stockie (2004) Heat and mass transfer modeling of dry gases in the cathode of PEM fuel cells, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 18 (2)  153–164.

2

A. G. Gerber, M. J. Kermani (2004) A pressure based eulerian-eulerian multi-phase model for non-equilibrium condensation in transonic steam flow, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 47, 2217 –2231.

1

M. J. Kermani, A. G. Gerber (2003) A general formula for the evaluation of thermodynamic and aerodynamic losses in nucleating steam flow, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 46, 3265 –3278.

 

 

 

C)    Conference Papers

 

69

M. J. Kermani, J. Scholta, Influences of a More Satisfactory Catalyst Layer Boundary Conditions in the Design of PEM Fuel Cell Flow Fields, 14th Ulm Electrochemical Talks, June 24-26, 2014, Ulm, Germany.

68

M. J. Kermani, J. Scholta, Cathode Side Flow Field Design of a Multi-Kilowatt PEM Fuel Cell Using ANSYS® FLUENT®, ANSYS® Conference & 32. Cadfem Users' Meeting, June 4-6, 2014, Nuremberg, Germany.

67

M. J. Kermani, J. Scholta, F. Häußler, Ch. Bergbreiter (2014) Regulation of flow through the anode side channels of a PEMFC, Fuel Cells 2014 Sciences & Technology (A Grove Fuel Cell Event) NH Grand Krasnapolsky, 3-4 April, 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherland.

66

A. Madadi, M. Nili-Ahmadabadi, M. J. Kermani (2014) Aerodynamic design of s-shaped diffusers using ball spine inverse design method, ASME Turbo Expo2014 Conference, June 16-20, 2014, Düsseldorf, Germany.

65

M. J. Kermani, Ch. Bergbreiter, J. Scholta (2013) Computations of Compact PEM Fuel Cells for Vehicle Application, Poster Presented in the 6th International Conference on Polymer Batteries and Fuel Cells PBFC 2013, June 3-7, 2013, Ulm, Germany.

64

M. J. Kermani, B. Amani, J. Scholta (2013) Performance Enhancement of PEM Fuel Cells Using Flow-Field Indentation of Bipolar-Plates, Poster Presented in the 6th International Conference on Polymer Batteries and Fuel Cells PBFC 2013, June 3-7, 2013, Ulm, Germany.

63

M. Moein-Jahromi, M. J. Kermani (2013) Modelling of Catalyst Layer; Homogenous and Agglomerate Approaches - Agreements and Contradictions, Invited talk the 6th International Conference on Polymer Batteries and Fuel Cells PBFC 2013, June 3-7, 2013, Ulm, Germany.

62

M. Dehsara, M.J. Kermani (2012) Three-dimensional CFD computations considering the influence of gas flow channels indentation (partial interdigitation) on the performance of PEM fuel cells, Paper # 0179, Fuel Cells 2012: Science & Technology, 10-12 April 2012, Maritim Hotel Berlin, Stauffenbergstraße, Berlin, Germany.

61

M. Moein-Jahromi, M.J. Kermani (2012) Mass transport and water management in polymer exchange membrane fuel cell, Paper # 0198, Fuel Cells 2012: Science & Technology, 10-12 April 2012, Maritim Hotel Berlin, Stauffenbergstraße, Berlin, Germany.

60

M. Moein-Jahromi, M.J. Kermani (2012) Development of homogeneous to agglomerate model for the computation of cathode catalyst layer of PEM fuel cells The 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications, ICREGA’12, Al-Ain, March 4 -7, 2012, UAE.

59

M. Dehsara, M.J. Kermani (2012) Three-dimensional two-phase computation of PEM fuel cells with wavy gas flow channels, The 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications, ICREGA’12, Al-Ain, March 4 -7, 2012, UAE.

58

M. Dehsara, M.J. Kermani (2012) Performance Enhancement of PEM Fuel Cells Using Semicircular-Bed Gas Flow Field Channels, 20th Annual Conference of CFD Society of Canada, May 9–12, 2012, Canmore, AB, Canada.

57

V. Ahmadi-Sarbast, M.J. Kermani (2012) Numerical and analytical solution of flow in an open channel linked to a porous media, Paper # ISME2012-2696, 20th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2012, 16-18 May, 2012, School of Mechanical Eng., Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran (in Persian).

56

M. Moein-Jahromi, M.J. Kermani (2012) Modeling of Nafion 115 membrane and GDL in anode and cathode sides of a polymer exchange membrane fuel cell, Paper # ISME2012-2494, 20th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2012, 16-18 May, 2012, School of Mechanical Eng., Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran.

55

M. Dehsara, M.J. Kermani (2012) Performance improvement of PEM fuel cells using wavy gas flow channels of bipolar plates, Paper # ISME2012-2438, 20th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2012, 16-18 May, 2012, School of Mechanical Eng., Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran.

54

M. Dehsara, M.J. Kermani, The Effect of Semicircular Indents Gas Flow Channels on the Performance of PEM Fuel Cells, 5th Iranian Fuel Cell Seminar, February 2012, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.

53

H. R. Choghadi, M. J. Kermani (2011) 15% efficiency enhancement using a novel partially interdigitated serpentine flow field for PEM fuel cells, SET2011, 10th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies, İstanbul, TÜRKİYE, 4-7 Sep. 2011.

52

A. Madadi, M. J. Kermani, M. Nili-Ahmadabadi (2011) Application ofan Inverse Design Method to Meet a Target Pressure in Axial-Flow Compressors, Vancouver, Canada, ASME TurboExpo2011 Conference, GT2011-46091, June 6-10, 2011.

51

H. Khazaei, A. Madadi, M. J. Kermani (2011) Assessment of various inviscid-wall boundary conditions: applications to NACA65 compressor blade, ASME-JSME-KSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference 2011, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, AJK2011-FED, July 24-29, 2011.

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H. Nakhaei, A. Madadi, M. J. Kermani (2011) Numerical Prediction of Deviation Angles of NACA65 at On-and Off  Design Conditions, ASME-JSME-KSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference 2011, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, AJK2011-FED, July 24-29, 2011.

49

A. Madadi, M. J. Kermani, M. Nili-Ahmadabadi (2011) Application of an inverse design method to meet a target pressure in axial-flow compressors, ASME Turbo-Expo Conference, Vancouver, Canada, June 6-10, 2011.

48

H. Beheshti-Amiri, A. A. Piroozi, M. J. Kermani, M. H. Shojaee-Fard (2011) Investigation and analysis of geometrical variations and upstream conditions in two-phase liquid-vapor flows, The 10th Conference of Iranian Aerospace Society, AERO2011-7296, 10-12 Esfand 1389, Tarbiat Modarress University (TMU), Tehran, Iran (in Persian).

47

M. H. Shojaee-Fard, M. J. Kermani, A. A. Piroozi, H. Beheshti-Amiri (2011) Investigation and analysis of expansion fan and shock waves in two-phase liquid-vapor flows, The 10th Conference of Iranian Aerospace Society, AERO2011-7545, 10-12 Esfand 1389, Tarbiat Modarress University (TMU), Tehran, Iran  (in Persian).

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H. Beheshti-Amiri, M. H. Shojaee-Fard, M. J. Kermani, A. A. Piroozi (2011) Analysis of equilibrium and non-equlibrium in one-dimesipnal two-phase liquid-vapor flows, The First Iranian Thermal Conference of Iran, 19-20 Bahman, 1389, Azad University, Mashhad Branch, Iran  (in Persian).

45

H. Beheshti-Amiri, M. H. Shojaee-Fard, M. J. Kermani, A. A. Piroozi (2011) Investigation and comparison of two-phase liquid-vapor flows containing shock waves using equilibrium and non-equilibrium methods, The First Iranian Thermal Conference of Iran, 19-20 Bahman, 1389, Azad University, Mashhad Branch, Iran  (in Persian).

44

D. Ghadiri-Moghaddam, H. Dashtaki, M. J. Kermani (2010) One-dimensional computational analysis of proton exchange membrane fuel cell; a parametric study, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Eight International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, FUELCELL2010-33010, June 14-16, 2010, Brooklyn, New York, USA.

43

H. Dashtaki, D. Ghadiri-Moghaddam, M. J. Kermani, R. Hoseini-Abardeh, M. B. Menhaj (2010) Design and simulation of the dynamic behavior of a H-infinity PEM fuel cell pressure control, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Eight International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, FUELCELL2010-33010, June 14-16, 2010, Brooklyn, New York, USA.  

42

D. Ghadiri-Moghaddam, H. Dashtaki, M. J. Kermani (2010) Numerical modeling and parametric study of a cathode catalyst layer in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (Paper # ISME2010-3007), 18th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2010, 11-13 May, 2010, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

41

H. Dashtaki, D. Ghadiri-Moghaddam, M. J. Kermani, R. Hosseini-Abardeh, M. B. Menhaj, (2010) Multi-variable robust control of proton exchange membrane fuel cell pressure using nonlinear model (Paper # ISME2010-3016), 18th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2010, 11-13 May, 2010, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

40

K. Ashraf, M. J. Kermani, M. Fayz (2009) Numerical solution of nonisothermal three species flow in the cathode side electrode of PEM fuel cell, The 5th Iranian Electrochemistry Seminar, 17-18 Ordibehesht, 1388, Tarbiat Modarress University (TMU), Tehran, Iran (In Persian).

39

H. Heidary, M. Davoudi, M. J. Kermani (2009) Effect of buoyancy driven stream loop numbers on heat transfer and entropy generation (ASME Paper # IMECE2009-12805), 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA.

38

H. Heidary, M. Davoudi, M. J. Kermani (2009) Numerical solution of free convection in a rectangular cavity filled with porous medium and non-uniform boundary conditions (Paper # 40), The 4th International Conference on Applications of Porous Media, Proceedings of the 4th ICAPM, August 10–12, 2009, Istanbul, Turkey.

37

M. Davoudi, H. Heidary, M. J. Kermani (2009) Transient natural convection in a rectangular cavity filled with a porous medium effects of various thermal boundary conditions (Paper # 41), The 4th International Conference on Applications of Porous Media, Proceedings of the 4th ICAPM, August 10–12, 2009, Istanbul, Turkey.

36

N. Tofighi, M. J. Kermani (2009) On the investigation of gas delivery channel geometries in bipolar plates on the performance of PEM fuel cells (2009) 1st National Conference on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, January 21-22, 2009, Iran Science and Technology University, Tehran, Iran (In Persian).

35

D. Ghadiri-Moghaddam, M. J. Kermani (2008) Investigation of the effect of cathode side structural parameters on performance of PEM fuel cells using numerical simulations, The Third Iranian Fuel Cell Seminar, 6-7 Aban 1388, Shahid Rajaee University, Tehran, Iran (In Persian).

34

N. Tofighi, M. J. Kermani (2008) Geometric study on the influence of bipolar plates on the performance of PEM fuel cells, 16th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, June 9-11, 2008, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

33

D. Ghadiri-Moghaddam, N. Khajeh-Hosseini, M. J. Kermani (2008) Numerical modeling and parametric study of cathode catalyst layer of PEM fuel cells (2008) 16th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, June 9-11, 2008, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

32

H. Khazaei, M. J. Kermani (2008) Design and numerical simulation of convergent divergent minimum length nozzle at high temperatures (2008) 16th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, June 9-11, 2008, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

31

Akbarzadeh, M., and M. J. Kermani (2008) Numerical computation of the flow field in inlet-diffuser of ramjet, 16th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, June 9-11, 2008, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

30

M. Mottahedi, A. Ghareghani, M. J. Kermani, A. A. Mottahedi (2008) Analysis and investigation of exerted forces to the ‘air intake’ of gas turbine v94.2 (fabricated in ‘tuga’ company), 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Experimental Fluid Mechanics, March 3-6, 2008, Andhra, India.

29

A. Ghareghani, M. Mottahedi, M. J. Kermani, A. A. Mottahedi (2008) Investigation and analysis of exerted forces to the exhaust ‘diffuser’ of gas turbine v94.2 (fabricated in ‘tuga’ company), 2nd International Conference on recent Advances in Experimental Fluid Mechanics, March 3-6, 2008, Andhra, India.

28

M. Akbarzadeh, M. J. Kermani (2008) Numerical simulations of the flow in ramjet inlet, 7th Conference of Iranian Aero Space Society, Sharif University of Technology, February 18-20, 2008, Tehran, Iran (in Persian).

27

H. R. Shabgard, N. Khajeh-Hosseini, M. J. Kermani (2007) Two dimensional and non-isothermal analysis of the cathode gas diffusion layer of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, ASAT-2 Conference, Twelfth International Conference on Aerospace Sciences & Aviation Technology, ASAT - 12, May 29-31, 2007, Cairo, Egypt.

26

A. H. Sadoughi, A. Asnaghi, M. J. Kermani (2007) Performance analysis of a two phase non-isothermal PEM fuel cell, 15th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, May 27-31, 2007, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

25

M. Khakbaz Baboli, M. J. Kermani (2007) A non-isothermal two-phase model for the air-side electrode of PEM fuel cells, 15th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, May 27-31, 2007, Canada.

24

M. Radiom, M. Khakbaz Baboli, M. J. Kermani (2007) numerical and analytical calculation of air flow through an open channel linked to a porous media, 15th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, May 27-31, 2007, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

23

H. R. Shabgard, M. J. Kermani (2007) Application of an enhanced numerical method to the cathode of PEM fuel cells, 15th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Toronto, May 27-31, 2007, Ontario, Canada.

22

N. Khajeh-Hosseini, M. J. Kermani (2007) a general model and solution algorithm for the cathode catalyst layer of PEM fuel cells, 15th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, May 27-31, 2007, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

21

A. Asnaghi, N. Sarikhani, A. H. Sadoughi, M. J. Kermani (2007) numerical simulation, design, three-dimensional simulation and manufacturing of a two-watt PEM fuel cell, 15th Annual (International) Mechanical Engineering Conference, May 15-17, 2007, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran (in Persian).

20

M. Khakbaz Baboli, M. J. Kermani (2007) Numerical computation of  multi-component two-phase flow in the cathode of PEM fuel cells, 15th Annual (International) Mechanical Engineering Conference, May 15-17, 2007, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran.

19

M. Akbarzadeh, M. J. Kermani (2007) Numerical computation of  supersonic-subsonic ramjet inlets; a design procedure, 15th Annual (International) Mechanical Engineering Conference, May 15-17, 2007, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran.

18

H. R. Shabgard, M. J. Kermani (2006) Numerical computation of multi-component flow within the cathode electrode of a PEM fuel cell using finite difference and gdq approaches, 14th Annual (International) Mechanical Engineering Conference - May 2006, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran (in Persian).

17

A. Mousavi, A. G. Gerber, M. J. Kermani (2006) Representing polydispersed droplet behavior in nucleating steam flow using the quadrature - method - of - moments, ASME Paper # FEDSM2006-98459, 2nd Joint U.S.- European Fluid Engineering Summer Meeting, July 17-20, 2006, Miami, Fl., USA.

16

M. J. Kermani, M. Zayernouri, M. Saffar-Aval (2006) Development of a new thermodynamic chart for isentropic expansion of condensing steam flow, 14th Annual (International) Mechanical Engineering Conference - May 2006, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

15

M. J. Kermani, B. Rad Nasab, M. Saffar Avval (2006) The effect of ambient conditions on the performance of supplementary fired gas-steam combined cycle, ASME Power Conference, Paper # PWR2006-88195, May 2 – 6, 2006, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

14

M. J. Kermani, J. M. Stockie (2005) The effect of slip velocity on the saturation in a multi-component-condensing-mixture system in PEM fuel cells, 1st European Fuel Cell Technology & Application Conference (Joint with ASME), Paper # EFC2005-86270, Rome, Italy, December 14 – 16, 2005.

13

H. R. Shabgard, M. M. Nazari-Hanzaei, M. J. Kermani (2005) Evaluation of the effect of water overflow on the overpotential (voltage losses) in PEM FC, 13th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, St. John’s, Canada, July 31 to Aug. 3, 2005.

12

M. J. Kermani, J. M. Stockie, A. G. Gerber (2003) Condensation in the cathode of a PEM fuel cell, The 11th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 28-30, 2003.

11

M. J. Kermani, A. G. Gerber, J. M. Stockie (2003) Thermodynamically based moisture prediction using Roe's scheme, 4th Conference of Iranian Aero Space Society, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, January 27-29, 2003.

10

M. J. Kermani, J. M. Stockie (2002) Temperature-dependent simulations of dry gas in the electrodes of proton exchange membrane fuel cells, 10th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Windsor, Canada, June 9-11, 2002.

9

M. J. Kermani, A. G. Gerber (2002) Thermodynamic and aerodynamic loss evaluation of supersonic nucleating steam flow with shocks, ASME Paper # FEDSM2002-31087, ASME Fluids Engineering Division, Montreal, Canada, July 14-18, 2002.

8

M. J. Kermani, E. G. Plett (2001) Modified entropy correction formula for the Roe scheme, AIAA Paper # 2001-0083, 2001.

7

M. J. Kermani, E. G.Plett (2001) Roe scheme in generalized coordinates: Part I- formulations, AIAA Paper # 2001-0086, 2001.

6

M. J. Kermani, E. G. Plett (2001) Roe scheme in generalized coordinates: Part II- application to inviscid and viscous flows, AIAA Paper # 2001-0087, 2001.

5

M. J. Kermani, E. G.Plett (1998) Application of a combined second- and third-order scheme into axisymmetric supersonic euler flow", 6th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Quebec City, Canada, June 7-9, 1998.

4

M. J. Kermani, E. G. Plett (1998) Development of a second order upwind scheme with application to supersonic euler flow, AIAA Paper # 98-0930, 1998.

3

M. J. Kermani (1996) Boundary layer transition and suction power prediction for the flow over a flat plate, ISME conference, Shiraz University, Iran, May 13-15, 1996.

2

M. J. Kermani, D. I. A. Poll (1996) Transition in the boundary layer of flat plate with suction, 1996 CSME Forum, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, May 7-9, 1996.

1

M. J. Kermani, E. G. Plett (1996) Laminar supersonic flow between parallel plates; analysis by MacCormack scheme, 4th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, June 2-6, 1996.

 

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8

Dr. Mahbod Moein-Jahromi

7

Dr. Asrin Ghanbarian

6

Dr. Hadi Heidary (Jointly supervised with Prof. B. Dabir)

5

Dr. Ali Madadi

4

Dr. Bahar Amani

3

Dr. Hamed Bagheri-Esfe (Jointly supervised with Prof. M. Saffar-Avval)

2

Dr. Sabah Hamidi

1

Dr. Ali Madadi

 

 

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4

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3

Hamed-Gholi-Pour

2

Sora Ghahtan

1

Fahimeh Nazari

 

 

 

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