B.Sc., Metallurgical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1985.
M.Sc., Metallurgical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara,Turkey, 1989.
Ph.D., Materials Science and Eng., Technical University Clausthal, Clausthal, Germany, 1998.
• Research Interests
Processing and Mechanics of composite materials;
Processing of materials via. Powder Metallurgical Route
Production of MMNC's (in-situ, ex-situ)
● Powder metallurgy priciples
● Physical metallurgy I & Metallography Lab.
• Recent Publications in Journals
· A.H. Moghanian, F. Sharifianjazi, P. Abachi, E. Sadeghi, H. Jafarikhoramid and A. Sedghi, “Production and properties of Cu/TiO2 nano-composites”, J. of Alloys and Compounds 698 (2017) 518–524.
· Sh. Khaleghpanah, P. Abachi and A. Dolati, “The effect of current density on microstructural homogeneity, hardness, fracture toughness and electrochemical behavior of electrodeposited Cu-0.5Co/WC nano-composite coating”, Scientia Iranica F 24(6) (2017) 3505–3511.
· J. Mirazimi, P. Abachi and K. Purazrang, “Spark Plasma Sintering of Ultrafine YSZ Reinforced Cu Matrix Functionally Graded Composite”, Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 29 (12) (2016) 1169–1176.
• P. Abachi, T.W. Coyle, P.S. Musavi Gharavi, “Plasma Spraying of 316 Stainless Steel on Aluminum and Investigation of Coat/Substrate Interface”, International Journal of Chemical, Molecular, Nuclear, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering 10(5) (2016) 499-509.
• J. Mirazimi, P. Abachi, K. Purazrag, “Microstructural characterization and dry sliding wear behavior of spark plasma sintered Cu−YSZ composites”, Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China 26 (2016) 1745−1754.
• P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, “The Correlation Between Fracture Mechanics Parameters and Creep Crack Growth Rate of Al 7050-T73651 at Elevated Temperature”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 142 (2015) 276-286.
• S. Gholami Shiri P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, Mohammadi Rahvar," Preparation of in-situ Cu/NbC nanocomposite and its functionally graded behavior for electrical contact applications", Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China 25(2015) 863?872.
• G.A. Bagheri, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, A. Rostam, "Production of Cu-TiC Nano-Composite Using Mechanical Alloying Routes", Advanced Materials Research, 829 (2014) 572-576.
• F. Shojaeepour, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, A. H. Moghanian, "Production and Properties of Cu/Cr2O3 Nano-Nomposites", Powder Technology, 222 (2012) 80-84.
• A.M. Soleimanpour, P. Abachi, A. Simchi, "Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of WC-10Co Cemented Carbide Containing VC or (Ta, Nb)C and Fracture Toughness Evaluation Using Different Models", Int. Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 31 (2012) 141-146.
• M. Mohammadpour, P. Abachi, N. Parvin, K. Purazrang, "Study of Cemented Carbonitrides with Nickel as Binder: Experimental Investigations and Computer Calculations", Int. Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 31 (2012) 164-170.
• M. Mohammadpour, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Effect of Cobalt Replacement by Nickel on Functionally Graded Cemented Carbonitrides", Int. Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 30 (2012) 42-47.
• M. Azizieh, H. S. Kim, A. H. Kokabi, P. Abachi, B. K. Shahraki, "Fabrication of AZ31/Al2O3 Nano-Composites by Friction Stir Processing", Rev. Adv. Mater. Sci., 28 (2011) 14-34.
• M. Azizieh, A.H. Kokabi, P. Abachi, "Effect of Rotational Speed and Probe profile on microstructure and hardness of AZ31/Al2O3 Nano-Composites Fabricated by Friction Stir Processing", Materials and Design, 32 (2011) 2034-2041.
• A. Shafiei, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, K. Dehghani, "On the Formation of Intermetallics During the Furnace Brazing of Pure Titanium to 304 Stainless Steel Using Ag- (30-50%) Cu Filler Metals", Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 25 (2010) 1333-1340.
• A.M. Soleimanpour, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Wear Behavior of In-Situ Cu-Al2O3 Composites Produced by Internal Oxidation of as Cast alloys", Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces, 3 (2009) 125-131.
• P. Abachi, Y.Ganji, "Effect of VC and (Ta, Nb)C on Wear of WC-10Co Based Cemented Carbides" Tribology, Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces, 3 (2009) 33-36.
• S. Miraghaei, P. Abachi, H.R. Madaah-Hosseini, A. Bahrami, "Characterization of Mechanically Alloyed Fe100-xSix and Fe83.5Si13.5Nb3 Nano-Crystalline Powders". J. of Materials Processing Tech., 203 (2008) 554-560.
• A. Bahrami, H.R. Madaah Hosseini, P. Abachi, S. Miraghaei, "Structural and Soft Magnetic Properties of Nano-Crystalline Fe85Si10Ni5 Powders Prepared by Mechanical Alloying", Materials Letters, 60 (2006) 1068-1070.
• P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Comparison of Experimental and Analytical Fracture Toughness Values of SiCP/QE22 Mg-Alloy Composites", Materials and Design, 27, 6 (2006) 520-525.
• P. Abachi, A. Masoudi, K. Purazrang, "Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of SiCp/QE22 Magnesium Alloy Matrix Composites", Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 435-436 (2006) 653-657.
• K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, "Fracture Toughness Testing of Composites", (Bruchzaehigkeit von Verbundmerkstoffen), Materialpruefung published by Hanser Verlag, Muenchen, 11 (2001) 461-466.
• K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, "Mechanical Properties of the powder metallurgically Produced Composite Material QE22/SiCp", (Mechanische Eigenschaften von Verbundwerkstoffen bestimmen - Untersuchung der pulver- metallurgisch hergestellten Legierung QE22/SiCp), Materialpruefung published by Hanser Verlag, Muenchen, 10 (2000) 381-390.
• K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, K.U. Kainer, "Investigation of the Mechanical Behavior of Magnesium Composites", Composite A : Applied Science and Manufacturing, 25, 4 (1994) 296-302.
• K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, K.U. Kainer, "MMCs Produced by Squeeze Casting and Powder Metallurgical Techniques", Composite B: Engineering, 3, 6 (1993) 489-505.
• F. Sarioglu, P. Abachi, M. Doruk "Crack Growth Kinetics of 7050-T73651 Aluminum Alloy Under Constant Load at 150°C", Journal of Materials Science, 28, 3 (1993) 1430-1434.
• N. Heshmati, M. R. Mohammadi, and P. Abachi ,“Improving The Stability of Low-Cost Perovskite Solar Cells in Ambient Air by The Incorporation of Inorganic Materials in Their Sructure” Conference of Metallurgists, COM2020, Montreal, Canada, Aug. 24-26 (2020), postponed for online presentation on 14-15 Oct. (2020).
• N. Fahimi, P. Abachi, “Production and characterization of Cu-rGO nanocomposites via. a combination of molecular level mixing and semi-powder metallurgy routes”, 8th International Conference on Nanostructures (ICNS8), Tehran-Iran, April. 20-22 (2020).
• N. Heshmati, M. R. Mohammadi, and P. Abachi, “Synthesis of cesium-based mixed cation hybrid lead halide perovskite for solar cell application”, 8th Iran International Conference on Materials Science & Metallurgical Engineering, IMAT 2019, Tehran- Iran, Oct. 7-9 (2109).
• P. Abachi, T. W. Coyle, R. Rahbari G. “Characterization of HVOF Sprayed 75Cr3C2/25(80Ni-20Cr) Coating on 1018 Mild Steel in As-Sprayed and Heat Treated Conditions” ICANM 2018: 6th International Conference & Exhibition on Advanced & Nano Materials, 6-8 August 2018, Quebec City-Canada.
• P. Sh. Naseri, P. Abachi, P. S. Musavigharavi, K. Purazrang , “Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of High Strength 7075 & 7050 Aluminum Alloys after Single and Multi-Stage Precipitation Hardening Heat Treatments”, Iran International Aluminum Conf. 2016 (IIAC2016), Tehran-Iran, 11-12 May (2016).
• P. Sh. Naseri, P. Abachi, P. S. Musavigharavi*, K. Purazrang, “A Single Specimen Analytical Method to Evaluate Crack Growth Rate of 7050 Al-alloy at Elevated Temperature”, Iran Int. Al-Conference (IIAC2016), Tehran-Iran, 11-12 May (2016).
• S. Khaleghpanah, P. Abachi, T.W. Coyle, A. Dolati, “The Effect of Current Density on Microstructural Homogeneity, Hardness, Fracture Toughness and Electrochemical Behavior of Electrodeposited Cu-0.5Co/WC Nano-Composite Coating”, The 6th Conf. on Nanostructures, Kish Island-Iran, 7-10 March (2016).
• J. Mirazimi, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, S. Tahanzadeh, “Ultrafine Grained YSZ Reinforced Copper Matrix Functionally Graded Composite Prepared by Spark Plasma Sintering Process”, 5th International Biennial Conference on Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials (UFGNSM15), Tehran-Iran, 11-12 Nov. (2015).
• Sh. Khaleghpanah, P. Abachi, A. Dolati, "The effect of current density on chemical composition, roughness and adherence of a Cu-Co/WC nano composite coating produced by electrodeposition", Kharazmi Uni, 2nd NCWNN1394, Karaj-Iran, 20-21 May (2015).
• P. Abachi, P. Sh. Naseri, K. Purazrang, "Fracture behavior evaluation of high strength Al7050 alloy at room and elevated temperatures using notched specimens", COM2015 & AMCAA X 2015, Toronto-Canada, 23-26 Aug. (2015).
• J. Mirazimi, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, S. Tahanzadeh, “Ultrafine Grained YSZ Reinforced Copper Matrix Functionally Graded Composite Prepared by Spark Plasma Sintering Process”, 5th International Congress on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICNN2014), Tehran-Iran, 22-24 Oct. (2014).
• J. Mirazimi, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, S. Tahanzadeh, "Microstructural, Physical and Mechanical Properties of Spark Plasma Sintered Cu-ZrO2 Nano-Composite", Proc. of 5th Int. Congress on Nano-science and Nanotechnology (ICNN2014), Tehran-Iran, 22-24 Oct. (2014).
• P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, P. Musavi Gharavi, "A Single Specimen Analytical Method to Evaluate Crack Growth Rate of 7050 Al-Alloy at Elevated Temperature", Iran Int. Al-Conference, Tehran-Iran, 26-28 May (2014).
• A.H. Moghaninan, K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, F. Shojaeepour, "Production of In-Situ Cu/TiO2 Nano-Composites and Evaluation of Physical and Mechanical Properties", 6th Int. Conf. on Powder Metallurgy and Exhibition, Ankara-Turkey, 5-9 Oct. (2011).
• F. Shojaeepour, K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, "Evaluation of Physical and Mechanical Properties of Cu/Cr2O3 Nanocomposite Produced by Mechanical Alloying and Internal Oxidation", The 2nd International Conference on Composites: Characterization, Fabrication & Application (CCFA-2), Kish Island-Iran, Dec. 27-30 (2010).
• P. Abachi, A.M. Soleimanpour, P.Sh. Nasseri, K. Purazrang, "The Notch Sensitivity of 7050 & 7075 Al-Alloys", in Proc. of Materials Science & Technology 2010, Conference and Exhibition, USA 25-29 Oct. (2010).
• A.M. Soleimanpour, P. Abachi, N. Alimardani, and A. Motamen,, "The Physical and Mechanical Properties of Cu/Al2O3 Composite by Internal Oxidation", in Proc. of Materials Science & Technology 2009, Conference and Exhibition, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA 25-29 Oct. (2009) 1806-1816.
• P. Abachi, A. Masoudi and K. Purazrang, "Effect of Microstructural Parameters and Wear Test Conditions on Wear Behavior of Magnesium", ECCM12, 12th European Conf. on Composite Materials, Biarritz France, 29 Aug.-1Sept. (2006).
• S. Miraghaei, P. Abachi, H.R. Maddah-Hosseini, "Effect of Si Content and Heat Treatment on Microstructure and Magnetic Properties of Mechanically Alloyed Fe-Si Powders", in Proc. of Conf. of Metallurgist, COM2006, Canada (2006).
• K. Purazrang, P.Sh. Nasseri, P. Abachi, "Evaluation of Fracture Resistance of High Strength 7075- and 7050 Al-alloys", in Proc. of Conf. of Metallurgist, COM2006, Canada (2006).
• P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "The Effect of SiC Particles Characteristics on Hardness and the Wear Behavior of SiCP /QE22 Magnesium Alloy Matrix Composite", The Euro PM2005 Congress and Exhibition, Prague Czech Republic, 2-5 Oct. (2005) 243-248.
• P. Abachi, A.M. Aragi, K. Purazrang, "Recovery of WC Powder Particles from Cemented Carbide Scrap by Selective Electrolysis Process", in Proc. of Conf. of Metallurgist, COM2005, Materials Degradation, Innovation and Rehabilitation, Canada (2005), 337-347.
• I. Hadi, K. Purazrang, P. Abachi "The Effect of Thermal Cycling on the Stiffness and Density of the Short Fiber Al2O3 /AZ91 Mg Alloy Composite", in Proc. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 11, Rhodes, Greece, May 31-June 3 (2004) C001.
• P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Evaluation of Magnetic Properties of WC-10Co Hard-Metals Containing Carbide Additives for Quality Control Purpose", in Proc. of 3rd Int. Conf. on theory and Practice of : Technologies Manufacturing, Products of Composite Materials, Moscow, Russia Moscow, Russia (2003) II-1/II-11 .
• P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Evaluation of Magnetic Properties of WC-10Co Hard-Metals Containing Carbide Additives for Quality Control Purpose", in Proc. of Conf. of Metallurgist, COM, Eco-materials and Eco-processes Book, Canada (2003), 131-137.
• P. Abachi, M. Imandar, A.Simchi, "Effect of Grain Growth Inhibitors on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of WC-10Co Hard-Metals Used in Machining of Automotive Parts" Int. Conf. on Powder Metallurgy for automotive parts, Isfahan-Iran, 21-25 April (2002).
• M. Zarinejad, S. Firoozi, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "The effect of Reinforcement Parameters and Aging Heat Treatment on the Mechanical Properties of Magnesium Matrix AZ91/SiC Composites", Met Soc of CIM, Metallurgy, Materials, Canada, COM (2002), 191-205.
• P. Abachi, A.Simchi, M. Imandar "Effect of Combined Addition of VC and (Ta,Nb)C on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of WC-10 Co Hard-Metals" European Conf. of PM on Hard Materials and Diamond Tooling, Swiss (2002).
• P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Effect of Particle Size on Fracture Strength of the SiCP/Mg alloy Composite Materials", in Proc. of 2nd Int. Conf. on theory and Practice of : Technologies Manufacturing, Products of Composite Materials, Moscow, Russia (2001).
• P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Evaluation of Tensile Properties of SiCP/QE22 Mg-Alloy Composites and Comparison of Them With Predicted Values Based on Various Available Models" European Conf. of PM, France, (2001).
• P. Abachi, B.L. Mordike, K.U. Kainer "Improving of Fracture Toughness of Mg-Alloy Composites Produced by Powder Metallurgical Technique", Vol. II: Fatigue, Fracture and Ceramic Matrix Composites., Proceedings of ICCM 11, Gold Coast, Australia, 14th-18th July, (1997) 319.
• K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, "Mechanisms of Fracture in Mg-alloys and Composites Produced by Conventional Fabrication Routes", Vol. 2, ICCM10, Vancouver B.C., Aug. 14-18 (1995).
• K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, K.U. Kainer, "Bruchmechanische Verhalten von Magnesium-Verbundwerkstoffen", DGM Hauptversamlung, Goettingen, Mai 24-27, (1994), 354.
• K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, J. Schroeder, K.U. Kainer, "Einfluss der Gefuegeaufbausauf der Bruchverhalten pulvermetallurgisch hergestellter Magnesium-Verbundwerkstoffe", DGM Hauptversamlung, Friedrichhafen, Juli 1-4, (1993), 205.
• K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, J. Schroeder, "Parameter beeinflussen die mechanischen Eigenschaften der Metal-Matrix-Verbundverkstoffe", DGM Hauptversamlung, Hamburg, Juni 9-12, (1992), 268.
• K. Purazrang, K.U. Kainer, P. Abachi, J. Schroeder, "The Effect of Matrix Properties on Mechanical Behavior of Mg Matrix Composites", In: Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM 8, Honolulu, July 15-19 (1991), 21G-21Gg.
• English to Persian Translated Books
• Fundamental of composite manufacturing ( Materials, methods and applications ), A.B. Strong, (MSE), 1989.
• Powder metallurgy , principle and application, F.V. Lenel, Metal Powder Industries Federation, 1980.
• Sintering, Theory and practice, R.M. German, John Wiley & Sons, 1998.
• P. Abachi, P. Sh. Naseri, K. Purazrang, T.W. Coyle “Fracture Behavior Evaluation of High Strength 7050 and 7075 Aluminum Alloys Using V-Notched Specimen” in “Fracture Mechanics - Properties, Patterns and Behaviours”, ISBN 978-953-51-4748-0, 2016, Intech; Open Science-Open Minds Publisher, Rijeka, Croatia.
• P. Abachi, "Bruchzaehigkeitsuntersuchungen an pulvermetallurgisch hergestellten Magnesiumverbundwerkstoffen", Publiser: Technische Universitaet, 1998, 300 pages.
• P. Abachi, "Extraction of cadmium and other metals from lead concentrates", Second chapter of Book entitled: Pb and Zn ore deposits position in Iran, Geological Survey of Iran, 2011.