Name: REZA HOSSEINI-ABARDEH (Professor)
Phone: 98-21-6454 3433
2011- Present Head of Thermo-Fluid group (Mechanical
2007-2009 Associate Dean of Research (Mechanical Eng Dept)
Head of Thermo-Fluid group (Mechanical
1998-2004 Director of Power Generation Research Centre of NRI (Niroo Research Institute)
Higher Education Advisor (Ministry of Culture and Higher Education)
1988-1991 Member of Board of Directors and Head of Design and Engineering Dept of Azarab
1984-1986 Deputy of Ministry of Energy (Education)
Academic member of Mechanical
Heat Transfer (General)
Direct Energy Conversion
Radiation heat transfer (Theory and Application), solar energy conversion (to heat and electricity)
Application of Selective Surfaces in Solar Collectors
1. Heat Transfer (Undergraduate) I, II
2. Direct Energy Conversion (Graduate)
3. Radiation Heat Transfer (Graduate)
4. Application of Solar Energy (undergraduate)
5. Energy storage (Graduate)
6. Renewable Energy (Graduate)
THEISES UNDER SUPERVISION
1- Use of PCM materials in cooling of photovoltaic solar collectors
2. Heat transfer in rotating disk (vertical, inclined and horizontal)
3. Heat transfer in eccentric vertical annulus, natural and forced convection
4. Modelling and Calculation of a Media Evaporative Cooler
5. Solar water heater equipped with reflectors and concentrators
6. Non-grey non-isothermal gas radiation in two and three-dimensional conduit
7. Heat transfer from stationary and rotating cylinder (inclined, horizontal and vertical)
8- Combine photovoltaic and thermoelectric effect.
9-Combined PVT solar collectors.
PUBLICATIONS IN ENGLISH
Reza Hosseini, Sadegh Poozesh, and Saeed Dinarvand “MHD Flow of an Incompressible Viscous Fluid through Convergent Channels in Presence of a High Magnetic Field”. Journal of Applied Mathematics Volume 2012, Article ID 157067, 12 pages, Hindawi Publishing Corporation.
R. Hosseini, A. Rezania, M. Alipour,
from a long heated vertical cylinder to an adjacent air gap of concentric and eccentric
conditions” Heat Mass Transfer 48 : 55-60, 2012.
Reza Hosseini & Maysam Saidi “Experimental study of air pressure effects on natural
convection from a horizontal cylinder” Heat Transfer Engineering 33(10);878-884,2012.
A.Yarahmadi, M.R.H. Nobari, R.Hosseini “A numerical Investigation of laminar and turbulent premixed flames in porous media” Combust.Sci. And Technology, 183: 1164-1183, 2011.
R. Hosseini, A. Gholaminejad, H. Jahandar “Roughness effects on nucleate pool boiling of R-113 on
horizontal circular copper
Reza Hosseini; Amir Gholaminejad; Mahdi Nabila
“Concerning the effect of surface material on nucleate boiling heat transfer of
Saeed Dinarvand, Reza Hosseini “Optimal homotopy asymptotic method for convective–radiative cooling of
a lumped system, and convective straight fin with temperature-dependent thermal conductivity” Afrika
M. Fakoor Pakdaman, A. Lashkari, H. Basirat Tabrizi , R. Hosseini “Performance evaluation of a natural-convection solar air-heater with a rectangular-finned absorber plate. Energy Conversion and Management 52: 1215–1225, 2011.
Ehsan Tavakoli, Reza Hosseini “Numerical analysis of 3D cross flow between corrugated plates in evaporative cooler” Energy Conversion and Management 52: 884–892, 2011.
Ehsan Tavakoli, Reza Hosseini “Pressure losses and Flow Patterns in 3D Axial Flow Between Corrugated Plates” Energy Conversion and Management 51: 2442–2448, 2010.
R. Hosseini, H.Taherian, A. Compo “Measurment of Natural Convection and Surface Radiation from a Heated Vertical Plate Immersed in Quiescent Air at Sub-Atmospheric Pressures” Experimental Heat Transfer 23:117-129, 2010.
I. Khazaee, R. Hosseini, S.H. Noei “Experimental investigation of effective parameters and correlation of Geyser boiling in a two-phase Closed Thermosyphon”, Journal of Applied Thermal Engineering 30:406-412, 2010.
I. Khazee, R. Hosseini, A. Kianifar, S.H. Noei “Experimental consideration and correlation of heat transfer
of a two- phase closed thermosyphon due to the inclination angle, filling ratio and the aspect ratio” Journal of
Enhanced Heat transfer, 18(1):31-40, 2011.
A. Yarahmadi, R. Hosseini and M. R. Heyrani Nobari, “A Numerical Inspection of Turbulent/Laminar Non-
reactive and Laminar Combustive Reactive Flames in Porous Media” journal of
porous media, 13(6):511-528,2010.
A. R. Doodman, M. Fesanghary and R. Hosseini, “A Robust Stochastic Approach for Design Optimization of
Air Cooled Heat Exchangers”, Applied Energy, 86: 1240-1245, 2009.
R. Hosseini, M. Rahaei Fard, “Experimental Investigation and Theoretical Modelling of Ice-melting
Processes”, Experimental Heat Transfer 22: 144-162, 2009.
R. Hosseini, M. Ramezani and M. R. Mazaheri, “Experimental Study of Turbulent Forced Convection in
Vertical Eccentric Annulus”, Energy Conversion and Management 50: 2266-2274, 2009.
R. Hosseini, H. Taherian, M. R. Bayani, “Experimental Determination of Total Hemispherical Emittance by
Use of Data at Atmospheric and Near Atmospheric Pressure”, Iranian Journal of Mechanical Engineering
9(1): 5-14, Sep 2008.
M. Bidi, R. Hosseini and M. R. H. Nobari, “Numerical Analysis of Methane-air Combustion Considering
Radiation Effect” Journal of Energy Conversion and Management 49:3634-3647, 2008.
R. Hosseini, G. B. Ghraehptian and M. Nourolahi, “Determination of OD Cooling System Parameters Based
on Thermal Modeling of Power Transformer Winding”, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory 16:
R. Hosseini, “Thermal Radiation Properties of Thin Molybdenum Oxide Films”, Iranian Journal of Surface
Science and Engineering 2: 77-87, 2007.
R. Hosseini, A. Beshkani and
M. Soltani, “Performance Improvement of Gas Turbines
Combined Cycle Power Plant by Intake Air Cooling Using a Media Evaporative Cooler”, Journal of Energy
Conversion and Management 48: 1055-1064, 2007.
R. Hosseini, A. Hosseini–Ghaffar and M. Soltani, “Experimental Determination of Shell Side Heat Transfer
Coefficient and Pressure Drop for an Oil Cooler Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchanger with Three Different Tube
Bundles”, Applied Thermal Engineering 27: 1001-1008, 2007.
A. Beshkani and R. Hosseini, “Numerical Modelling of Rigid Media Evaporative Cooler”, Applied Thermal
Engineering 25(5-6): 636-643, 2006.
R. Hosseini, M. R. Heyrani-Nobari and M. Hatam, “An Experimental Study of Heat Transfer in an Open–
ended Vertical Eccentric Annulus with Insulated and Constant Heat Flux Boundaries”, Applied Thermal
Engineering 25(8-9): 1247-1257, 2005.
R. Hosseini, M. Soltani and G. Valizadeh, “Technical and Economic Assessment of the Integrated Solar
Combined Cycle Power Plants in
H. Taherian and R. Hosseini, “Electroplating Technique as a Method for Manufacturing Copper Constantan
Thermocouples”, Amirkabir Journal of Science and Technology 15( 57-B): 11-15, winter 2004.
R. Hosseini and H. Taherian, “Natural Convection Heat Transfer from a Vertical Plate to Air at Very Low
Pressure”, Transactions of the CSME 28(2B): 309-319, 2004.
R. Hosseini, B. E. Smith and J. K. Kritchley, “Investigations of Molybdenum Black Coatings for Use as Solar
Selective Absorbers”, Surface Technology 20: 321-330, 1983.
Ayat Ghareghani, Reza Hosseini Abardeh, Seyyed Mostafa Agha Mirsalim, Seyyed Ali
Jazayeri “Developing a new CFD model to simulate the combustion of dual fuel engine” 7th
International Conference on Internal Combustion
Reza Hosseini, Amir Gholaminejad, Mahdi Alipour “EFFECT OF INNER PIPE ROTATION ON NATURAL CONVECTION HEAT TRANSFER OF CONCENTRIC PIPES” Proceedings of the ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference (AJTEC2011) Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Reza Hosseini; Amir Gholaminejad; Mahdi Nabil; Mohammad Hossein Samadinia “CONCERNING THE EFFECT OF SURFACE MATERIAL ON
NUCLEATE BOILING HEAT TRANSFER OF R-
R. Hosseini, M.Alipour, Amir Gholaminejad “NATURAL CONVECTION HEAT TRANSFER OF CONCENTRIC/ECCENTRIC ANNULUS SUBJECTED TO INNER TUBE OF CONSTANT HEAT FLUX” Proceedings of the ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference (AJTEC2011) Honolulu, Hawaii, USA March 13-17, 2011.
R. Hosseini, N. Hosseini, H. Khorasanizadeh “An experimental study of combining a
photovoltaic system with a heating system” World
Renewable Energy Congress ,
Ayat.Ghareghani, Reza Hosseini Abardeh, Mohammad Mahdi Salahi “Experimental Investigation of
Natural Convective Heat Transfer from Horizontal, Inclined and Vertical Cylinder with Constant Heat
Flux” Proceeding of the ASME2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition,
Ehsan Tavakoli, Reza
Hosseini “THERMALLY DEVELOPING 3D CROSS FLOW BETWEEN CROSS CORRUGATED PARALLEL
PLATES IN EVAPORATIVE COOLERS” Proceedings of the ASME 2010 10th Biennial
Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis ESDA2010
12-14 July, 2010.
Reza Hosseini Abardeh “Air Pressure Dependence of Natural-Convection Heat
Transfer” . Proceedings of the World
Congress on Engineering (WCE 2010)
Reza Hosseini, Amir Gholaminejad “Astudy of water
freezing” Proceedings of the 9th Asian thermophysical
Hamed Dashtaki,Davood Ghadiri Moghaddam,Mohammad Jafar Kermani,Reza Hosseini Abardeh,Mohammad Bagher Menhaj “Multi- variable robust control of proton exchange memberane fuel cell pressure using nonlinear model” 18th Annual international conference on mechanical engineering(ISME 2010) Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran ,11-13 May 2010.
Hamed Dashtaki,Davood Ghadiri Moghaddam,Mohammad Jafar Kermani,Reza Hosseini Abardeh,Mohammad Bagher Menhaj “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 (Fuel Cell 2010) Brooklyn, New York, USA June 14-16,2010.
Hassan Rahimzadeh, Reza Hosseini, Mojtaba 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, Iran (Tehran-Yazd) 6-8 May 2009.
E. Tavakoli and R.Hosseini, “Numerical Analysis of the 3D Cross Flow between Corrugated Parallel
Plates”, 12th Fluid Dynamics
E. Tavakoli and R.Hosseini, “Numerical Analysis of the 3D Flow between Two Sinusoidal Corrugated
Parallel Plates with Perpendicular Direction of Corrugation: Friction factor”, 11th Fluid Dynamics
M. H. Hekmat Shoar, R. Hosseini-Abardeh and Gholam Reza Moridi, “The Infrared Spectroscopy of MoO3-
P2O5 Glasses", Proceeding of
International Congress on Glass, New Delhi-India,
B. E. Smith, R. Hosseini, C. Farmakis and J. K. Crithchely, “Are Molybdenum Coatings Potential Solar
Materials”, Proceeding Solar World
PUBLICATIONS IN FARSI
J. Ghazanfarian and R. Hosseini, “A Glance at Application of the Cryogenic in Space and
Medical”, Mechanical Engineering Magazine 16(55): 62- 68, 2007.
S. Ghadami –Badrloo and R. Hosseini, “Applications of Ultrasonic Transducers”, Ofough16: 3-9,
A. Beshkani and R. Hosseini, “Micro Turbine, a Cogeneration Gas Turbine”, Mechanical Engineering Magazine 15(48): pp 28-37, Sept. 2006.
R. Hosseini, M.Vaziri and M.Bidi, “Temperature Distribution of a Non Gray Gas between Two Parallel Planes Using Exponential Wide Band Model”, Esteghlal, Journal of Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology 24(1) Part 2: 299-313, Summer 2005.
R. Hosseini, Y. Porasad and H.Nabati, “Experimental Determination of Heat Transfer Coefficient for Stationary and Rotating Horizontal Cylinder”, Journal of Engineering of the University of Mazandaran, l2(34) autumn 2003 -Winter 2004.
R. Hosseini-Abrdeh and A. R. Ahrablou, “Correction, Completion and Evaluation of a Method for Measurement of Emissivity”, Amirkabir Journal of Science and Technology 8: 260-264, 1987.
M. H. Hekmat-Shoar and R. Hosseini-Abardeh, “Optical Communication and Fibre Optics Manufacturing Technology”, Iranian Journal of physics -35, 1986.
R. Hosseini, G. Ghareheptian
and M. Norollahi, “Effective Parameters on Cooling of
Power Transformers, Based on Thermal Modelling”, 14th Annual and 10th International Conference
on Mechanical Engineering,
M. S. Aghighi and R.
Hosseini, “Numerical Solution of Temperature and Flux Distribution in a Gray
Media with Heat Sources”, 13th Annual and 9th International Conference
on Mechanical Engineering,
Masoud Soltani-Hosseini, Reza Hosseini and Ahmad Beshkani, “Modelling and Performance Analysis of the Evaporative Coolers for Power Augmentation of GE-F9 Gas Turbines of Fars Combined Cycle Power Plant”, 20th International power system conference (PSC), Tehran-Iran, November 2005.
H. Nabati, M. Soltani-Hosseini, R.Hosseini and M.Ameri, “Technical and Economic Assessment of the Inlet Air Cooling System Application for Power Augmentation in the Hot Seasons for Ray Power Plant Fiat Gas Turbine Unit”, Proceeding of 18th PSC conference, Tehran-Iran, Vol. 2, pp 203-213, Oct. 20-22, 2003.
E. Sadeghian, R. Hosseini and G. Gharehepetian, “Review of Current Method of Flow Control in Fans and Electrical Pumps in Power Plants and Recommendation of Use of Adjustable Electronic Speed Drives for Energy Saving”, 3rd Conference on Quality and Productivity in Electric Industry, Tehran-Iran, 18-19 June 2002.
R. Hosseini, M. S. Aghighi and H. Taherian, “Calculation of Maximum Efficiency of Thermoelectric Generators”, Proceedings of 3rd S.C. ISME (Iranian Society for Mechanical Engineers) Conference, pp 225-232, 29-31 October 2002.
F. Fanaei, R. Hosseini and H. Nabati, “Application of Multi Dimensional Analysis of Power Plant Boilers”, Proceedings of 3rd S.C.ISME (Iranian Society for Mechanical Engineers) Conference, pp 365-371, 29-31 October 2002.
M. Rajabali, R. Hosseini and M. Rastegar, “Analysis of Fire Resisting Insulators and Test of One Such Material”, Proceedings of 3rd S.C.ISME (Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers) Conference, pp 284-396, 29-31 October 2002.
M. Soltani-Hosseini, H. Nabatii and R. Hosseini-Abardeh, “Modelling of Tous Power Plant Furnace, by Zone Method”, Proceeding of 16th International Power Generation Conference (PSC), pp. 83-95, 2001.
R. Hosseini-Abardeh, A. Abbasi and M. R. Shahnazari, “Analysis of Mass Transfer of Evaporation of Elements in a Drop with Internal Circulation”, Proceeding of 8th Mechanical Engineering Conference of Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran-Iran, pp 772-765, 2000.
On Education and Technology (In Farsi):
R. Hosseini “One of the Important New Technologies: Electromagnetic Spectrum”, Foresight, Technology
and Development Vision Conference,
R. Hosseini, “Technology: Regrets and Hope”, Foresight, Technology and Development Vision
R. Hosseini-Abardeh and K. Eslamlouian, “Study of Average Time of Completion of a Graduate Degree in
Science and Engineering at Canadian Universities”, Iranian Journal" of Engineering Education, No. 1, Vol.
3, pp 119-133, 2001.
R. Hosseini-Abardeh and
Monthly Magazine of Electric Power Industry, pp 46-51, April and May 2000.
N. Montazerin and R. Hosseini-Abardeh, “University, Mechanical Engineering and Industry”, Mechanical
Engineering Journal, No. I, pp 50-54, 2000.
R. Hosseini-Abardeh and R. Haghiighi-Khoshkhoo, “Problems in Design and Manufacturing of Power
Generations Equipment in
Power Generations Equipment, Zanjan-Iran, 1999.
R. Hosseini-Abardeh, “Analysis of System of Education at Graduate Level”, Iranian Journal of Engineering
Education, No. 3, pp 13-29, 1999.
R. Hosseini-Abardeh, “Education, Technology and Industry”, Amirkabir Journal of Science and
Technology, No. 19, pp 206-216, 1991.
M. T. Ebtekar, R. Hosseini-Abardeh, M. Ziaei, Persian Translation of “Fundamentals of Classical Thermodynamics”, by G. J. Van. Wylen, R. E. Sonntag, Center for University Publication, 1994.
R. Hosseini, Technical Supervision and Editor of Persian translation of “How New Technology Works”, published by Atena and Pardis Park 2003.
R. Hosseini and H. Taherian, Persian Translation of “Creative design”, Amirkabir Jahad Danshgahi Publication, 2008.
Best MSc project supervision (Ali Nasab Award), ISME Conference, Isfahan-Iran, 2004.
Best presented paper at Foresight, Technology and
Development Vision Conference 2006,
Best BSc project supervision, ISME conference, Kerman-Iran, 2008.
Best B.Sc project supervision in Thermal Fluid,
Best B.Sc project supervision in thermal fluid,