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Hossein Afshin

 

 

 

Personal Details

 

Name: Hossein Afshin

Position: Assistant Professor

Postal Address

·       School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Phone Numbers:

·       Work: +98 21 6616 5530 (Office)

E-mail: afshin@sharif.edu,

 h.afshin@gmail.com

Home page2: Sharif University of Technology

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hossein_Afshin/info

 

Higher Education

 

·         PhD., 2004-2009         Sharif University of Technology, School of Mechanical Engineering, PhD;

 

Thesis topic: "Experimental and Numerical Study on Particle- Laden Flows", Supervisor: Prof. B. Firoozabadi.

 

·         M.Sc., 2002-2004        Sharif University of Technology, School of Mechanical Engineering, MSc;

 

Thesis topic: "Experimental and Numerical Simulation of Three-Way Catalyst Converter", Supervisor: Prof. M.H. Saidi.

 

·         B.Sc.,1998-2002          Isfahan University of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BSc;

Thesis topic: “Application of the Multi-mixture fraction Model in Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Reacting Flows ", Supervisor: Dr. M.D. Emami.

 

Statement of Research Interests

 

 

 

Teaching Interests,

 

 

Honors & Rewards

 

·         Accepted in Ph.D. program for Talented Students, Sharif University of Technology, 2004;

 

·         One Year Scholarship Award for Talented Students, Sharif University Of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2005;

 

·         Ranked 40 (Out Of 200000) In Nationwide Entrance Exams for Excellent Education, 2002;

 

·         Second Rank in Mechanical Engineering-Fluid, Isfahan University of Technology, 2002;

 

·         Ranked 400 (Out Of 500000) In Nationwide Entrance Exams for Government Universities, 1998.

 

Experimental Skills

 

Proficient in working with:

 

·         Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter, ADV;

·         Hot-wire anemometer (HWA);

·         Hot-film anemometer (HFA);

·         High Speed Camera (1000 fps).

 

Familiar with:

 

·         Particle Image Velocimeter (PIV);

·         Laser Doppler Velocimeter (LDV).

 

Academic Appointments

 

·        Secretariat of "4nd National Industrial Ventilation and Hygiene conference", Sharif University, 1-3 March, 2014.

 

·       Secretariat of "3nd National Industrial Ventilation and Hygiene conference", Sharif University, 1-3 March, 2013.

 

·        Secretariat of "2nd National Industrial Ventilation and Hygiene conference", Sharif University, 1-3 March, 2011.

 

·       Program Managerof of "1nd National Industrial Ventilation and Hygiene conference", Sharif University, 24-25 Feb., 2010

 

         

Experiences

 

·        Director of Sharif Subway Environmental Design Team for ventilation system for line #3 at Tehran subway, Sharif University of Technology, since 2014-2015.

·        Fire simulation in subway tunnel (using Fluent software) and generation of emergency scenarios for line#3 Tehran subway, Sharif University of Technology, since 2014-2015.

·        Feasibility study of the ventilation system of Niayesh Tunnel, 2013,

·        Fire simulation in Niayesh tunnel and generation of emergency scenarios for Evaluation and optimization of the ventilation system design of This Tunnel, 2013

·        Feasibility study of the ventilation system of Amirkabir Tunnel, 2013,

·        Fire simulation in Amirkabir tunnel and generation of emergency scenarios for Evaluation and optimization of the ventilation system design of This Tunnel, 2013,

·        Evaluation and redesign of the ventilation system of Tohid Tunnel, 2012,

·        Director of Sharif Subway Environmental Design Team for ventilation system for line #4 at Tehran subway, Sharif University of Technology, since 2008-2011.

 

·        Fire simulation in subway tunnel (using Fluent software) and generation of emergency scenarios for line#4 Tehran subway, Sharif University of Technology, since 2008-2011.

 

·        Evaluation and optimization of the ventilation system design of Line#1 at Tabriz Subway, 2011,

·        Design of shell & Tube Heat Exchangers for semi-industrial Ethanol production, (using Aspen-B-Jac Software), research consortium in Sharif University, 2009.

 

·        Combustion simulation of Gas, Light oil, Dual Fuel and Heavy Oil burners to give minimum air pollution, maximum fuel utilization and excellent combustion efficiency, research project at Isfahan University of Technology, 2004-2005.

 

·        Design and simulation of combustion in combustion chamber of Gas turbo-compressors in gas compressor stations, research project at Isfahan University of Technology, 2006-2007.

 

·        Simulation of boiler combustion chamber of boiler to improve burner operation and decrease air pollution, research project at Isfahan University of Technology, 2007-2008.

 

·        Director of Sharif Metro Design Team for designing car body of national subway train, Sharif University of Technology, since 2007.

 

·        Stress, Bulking, Vibration and Fatigue analyses of car body of national subway (using Ansys Software), research project at Sharif University of Technology, 2008.

 

 

Publications

 

A-Journal papers

 

1.      Sina Salehi · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, “Numerical Investigation of the Inlet Baffle, Header Geometry and Triangular Fins Effects on Plate-Fin Heat Exchangers Performance”, Heat Transfer Engineering 2015; 36(10). DOI:10.1080/01457632.2015.1003720.

 

2.      Sepideh Esmaeili Rad · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, “Heat Transfer Enhancement in Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers Using Porous Media”, Heat Transfer Engineering 2015; 36(3). DOI:10.1080/01457632.2014.916155.

  

3.      Nategheh Najafpour · Milad Samie · Bahar Firoozabadi · Hossein Afshin, “Theoretical and experimental investigation of density jump on an inclined surface”, Scientia Iranica 2015.

 

4.      Mohammad Jafari · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh · Hamidreza Bozorgasareh, “Numerical Aerodynamic Evaluation and Noise Investigation of a Bladeless Fan”, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics 2015; 8(1).

  

5.      Atta Sojou · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, “An analysis of carbone monoxide distribution in large tunnel fires”, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology 2014; 28(5):1917-1925. DOI: 10.1007/s12206-014-0339-4.

 

6.      Rouhollah Ganjiazad · Ali Kazemipour · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, “Numerical Studies on the Performance of Saccardo Ventilation System in Emergency Fire Scenarios”, Applied Mechanics and Materials 2014; 527:146-151. DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.527.146.

 

7.      Ehsan Khavasi · Bahar Firoozabadi · Hossein Afshin, “Linear analysis of the stability of particle-laden stratified shear layers”, Canadian Journal of Physics 2014; 92(2). DOI: 10.1139/cjp-2013-0028.

 

8.      Maziar Mohammadi · Mehdi Taslimifar · Shahab Haghayegh ·Siamak Kazemzadeh Hannani · Mohammad Behshad Shafii ·Mohammad Hassan Saidi · Hossein Afshin, “Open-Loop Pulsating Heat Pipes Charged With Magnetic Nanofluids: Powerful Candidates for Future Electronic Coolers ”, Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering 2014; 18(1). DOI:10.1080/15567265.2013.787570.

 

9.      Maziar Mohammadi · Mehdi Taslimifar · Mohammad Hassan Saidi· Mohammad Behshad Shafii · Hossein Afshin · Siamak Kazemzadeh Hannani, “Ferrofluidic Open Loop Pulsating Heat Pipes: Efficient Candidates for Thermal Management Of Electronics”, Experimental Heat Transfer 2014; 27(3). DOI:10.1080/08916152.2013.782377.

  

10. Bahar Firoozabadi · Milad Samie · Asghar Aryanfar · Hossein Afshin, “Theoretical Modeling of Internal Hydraulic Jump in Density Currents ”,

 

11.  Mohammad Reza Oshaghi · Hossein Afshin · Bahar Firoozabad, “Experimental investigation of the effect of obstacles on the behavior of turbidity currents”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 2013; 40(4). DOI: 10.1139/cjce-2012-0429.

 

12.  Mehdi Taslimifar · Maziar Mohammadi · Hossein Afshin ·Mohammad Hassan Saidi · Mohammad Behshad Shafii, Overall thermal performance of ferrofluidic open loop pulsating heat pipes: An experimental approach ”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences 2013; 65:234–241. DOI:10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2012.10.016.

 

13.   Atta Sojoudi · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, Numerical Evaluation of Stationary Vehicular Blockage Ratio on Carbon Monoxide Stratification in Large Tunnel Fires “, Journal of Applied Fire Science 2013; 23(4):435-452. DOI:10.2190/AF.23.4.e.

 

 14.   M. Aminzadeh · A. Maleki · B. Firoozabadi · H. Afshin, “On the motion of Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquid drops “, Scientia Iranica 2012; 19(5):1265–1278.        DOI:10.1016/j.scient.2011.09.022.

 

15.   Maysam Saidi · Reza Maddahian · Bijan Farhanieh · hossein Afshin, Modeling of flow field and separation efficiency of a deoiling hydrocyclone using large eddy simulation, International Journal of Mineral Processing 2012; 112-113(10):84-93, DOI:10.1016/j.minpro.2012.06.002

 

16. Ehsan Khavasi, Hossein Afshin, Bahar Firoozabadi, “Effect of selected parameters on the depositional behaviour of turbidity currents”, Journal of Hydraulic Research, 2011.

 

17.   Hafez Asgharzadeh and Bahar Firoozabadi and Hossein Afshin Experimental investigation of effects of baffle configurations on the performance of a secondary sedimentation tank, Scientia Iranica, Volume, Number , 2011.

 

18.   Hafez Asgharzadeh and Bahar Firoozabadi and Hossein Afshin Experimental and Numerical Simulation of the Effect of Particles on Flow Structures in Secondary Sedimentation Tanks, JAFM, Volume 6, Number 1, January 2013.

 

19. M. Mahdinia, B. Firoozabadi, M. Farshchi, A. Ghasemi Varnamkhasti, H. Afshin, Large Eddy Simulation of Lock-Exchange Flow in a Curved Channel, Submitted 17 September 2010; accepted 1 July 2011; posted ahead of print 4 July 2011

 

20. Zahra Nourmohammadi, Hossein Afshin, Bahar Firoozabadi, Experimental observation of the flow structure of turbidity currents”, Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2011.

 

21.   Bahar Firoozabadi, Hossein Afshin, Ehsan Aram, “Three-Dimensional Modeling of Density Current in a Straight Channel”, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 135, No. 5, May 1, 2009.

 

22. Bahar Firoozabadi, Hosein Afshin and Javad Sheikhi, “Experimental Investigation of Single Value Variables of Three-Dimensional Density Current” , Canadian Journal of Physics, Vol. 87, issue 2 pp. 125-134, 2009.

 

23. Bahar Firoozabadi, Hosein Afshin and Ali Bagherpour, "Experimental Investigation of Turbulence Specifications of Turbidity Currents". Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2009.

 

24. Hosein Afshin, Bahar Firoozabadi and Manoucher Rad “Hydrodynamics Analysis of Density Current Using k-ω Turbulence Model”, IJE, Vol. 21-3-B – 1, pp. 211-226, 2008.

 

 

B- International Conference Papers

 

1.    Ahmad Soori · Rouhollah Ganjiazad · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, "Numerical Simulation of Fire in the Buses”, 4th National Industrial Ventilation and Hygiene Conference (IVHC 2014), Tehran, Iran, Oct 17-20, 2014, Tehran, Iran; 10/2014.

 

2.    Rouhollah Ganjiazad · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, “Effect of Tunnel Slope on the Performance of Saccardo Ventilation System in order to Dilute Pollutants of a Fire Incident in an Urban Tunnel”, 4th National Industrial Ventilation and Hygiene Conference (IVHC 2014), Oct 17-20, 2014, Tehran, Iran; 10/2014.

 

3.    Rouhollah Ganjiazad · Ali Kazemipour · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, “Numerical Studies on the Performance of Saccardo Ventilation System in Emergency Fire Scenarios”, The 2nd International Conference on Mechatronics and Computational Mechnics (ICMCM 2013), Frankfurt, Germany, Dec 30-31, 2013, Frankfurt, Germany; 12/2013.

 

4.    Atta Sojoodi · Rouhollah Ganjiazad · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, "Comparative Study of Carbon Monoxide and Temperature Distribution in a Horizontal Tunnel with Fire Incident”, 21st International Conference of Iran Mechanical Engineering (ISME 2013), May 7-9, 2013, Tehran, Iran; 05/2013.

 

5.    Rouhollah Ganjiazad · Pezhman Amiri · Atta Sojoodi · Mohammad Jafari · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, “Optimization of Jet Fan Pitch Angle in Fire Incidents in a Longitudinally Ventilated Tunnel”, 3rd National Industrial Ventilation and Hygiene Conference (IVHC 2012), Dec. 2-3, 2012, Tehran, Iran; 12/2012.

 

6.    Atta Sojoodi · Hamidreza Bozorgasareh · Rouhollah Ganjiazad · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, “Longitudinal Distribution of Carbon Monoxide and Temperature in Fire Incidents in a Tunnel with Longitudinal Ventilation”, 3rd National Industrial Ventilation and Hygiene Conference (IVHC 2012), Dec. 2-3, 2012, Tehran, Iran; 12/2012.

 

7.     Pezhman Amiri · Rouhollah Ganjiazad · Hossein Afshin · Bijan Farhanieh, “Investigation on Different Fire Fighting Scenarios for a Closed Compartment with the Probable Occurrence of Backdraft”, 3rd National Industrial Ventilation and Hygiene Conference (IVHC 2012), Dec. 2-3, 2012, Tehran, Iran; 12/2012.

 

8.    Seyyed Mahdi Nemati Mehr · Hossein Afshin, “Numerical Simulation of NOx Pollutant Formation in a Natural Gas Fired Power Generation Boiler, by Using Burner’s Parameters”, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition; 11/2012.

 

9.    Maysam Saidi · Reza Maddahian · Bijan Farhanieh · Hossein Afshin, “Separation Efficiency of Deoiling Hydrocyclones Using Particle Tracking”, International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Advanced Technology; 10/2012.

 

10. Mehdi Taslimifar · Maziar Mohammadi · Ali Adibnia · Hossein Afshin · Mohammad Hassan Saidi · Mohammad Behshad Shafii · Siamak Kazemzadeh Hannani, “Effects of Surface Coating of Nanoparticles on Thermal Performance of Open Loop Pulsating Heat Pipes”, ASME 2012 Heat Transfer Summer Conference collocated with the ASME 2012 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting and the ASME 2012 10th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels; 07/201.

 

11. Maziar Mohammadi · Mehdi Taslimifar · Siamak Kazemzadeh Hannani · Mohammad Hassan Saidi · Hossein Afshin · Mohammad Behshad Shafii, “Experimental Study of the Startup Performance of Ferrofluidic Open Loop Pulsating Heat Pipes”, ASME 2012 Heat Transfer Summer Conference collocated with the ASME 2012 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting and the ASME 2012 10th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels; 07/2012.

 

12. Maziar Mohammadi · Mehdi Taslimifar · Mohammad Hassan Saidi· Mohammad Behshad Shafii · Hossein Afshin · Siamak Kazemzadeh Hannani, “Experimental Investigation of an Open Loop Pulsating Heat Pipe Using Ferrofluid”, ASME 2012 Third International Conference on Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer; 03/2012

 

13.  Mehdi Taslimifar · Maziar Mohammadi · Mohammad Hassan Saidi· Hossein Afshin · Mohammad Behshad Shafii · Siamak Kazemzadeh Hannani, “Thermal Performance of an Open Loop Pulsating Heat Pipe With Ferrofluid (Magnetic Nano-Fluid)”, ASME 2012 Third International Conference on Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer; 03/2012

 

14. Shoaei M., Maddahian, R., Afshin H. and Farhanieh B.,“Exergy Analysis of Air Handling Unit System in Subway, International Conference on Fluid Dynamics and Thermodynamics, January 2011, Dubai.

 

15. M. Shoaei,R. Maddahin, H. Afshin and B. Farhanie, Designing Fire Scenarios for Subway Stations and Tunnels Based on Regional Approach”, 2nd International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Technologies, February 26-28, 2011, Singapore.

 

16.   Aminzadeh, M., Maleki Zamenjani, A., Firoozabadi, B., and Afshin, H., “Experimental Investigation of Rising of Newtonian and non-Newtonian Droplets in a viscous Fluid”, 21st International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, ISTP-21, 2-5 November, 2010, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

 

17.   Farhanieh, B., Afshin, H., FaghaniNia, A., Ghahramanpour, S., “Modeling, Simulation & Optimization of Solar Thermal Power Plant”, 21st International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, ISTP-21, 2-5 November, 2010, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

 

18. Firoozabadi, B., Jamshidnia, H. R., Hooshmand, A., Afshin, H., “ADV MeasuremenT of Flow in Sedimentation Basins” Proceedings of the 12th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics 18-21 August 2008, Daejeon, Korea.

 

19. Hoshmand , A., Asgharzadeh, H., Afshin, H., Firoozabadi, B., “Behavior of Baffle in Sedimentation Basins”, Proceedings of IMECE08 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition October 31 - November 6, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

 

20. Afshin, H., Rezaeian, N., Firoozabadi, B., “Fluctuations of Sediment Concentration in the Sediment-Laden Density Current”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 126279, AIAA2008.

 

21. Emami, M.D., Pourarian, S., Afshin, H., Ziaei-Rad, S., “Numerical Simulation of a 200 Mw Industrial Boiler”, Proceedings of the 12th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics 18-21 August 2008, Daejeon, Korea.

 

22. Bagherpour, A., Afshin, H. and Firoozabadi, B., “Experimental Study of Turbulence Characteristics of Three-Dimensional Turbidity Currents” ICHE2008, Japan.

 

23. Firoozabadi, B., Afshin, H. and Rezaeian, N., “Experimental Comparison of Different Characteristic Variables in Three-Dimensional Turbidity Currents” ICHE2008, Japan.

 

24. Keshtkar, S., Ayyoubzadeh, S. A., Firoozabadi, B., Afshin, H. “Experimental Study of Opening Height of Entrance Gate Effect on Vertical Distribution Velocity in Turbidity Current” International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, River Flow2008, Turkey.

 

25. Firoozabadi, B., Khavasi,, Maleki, M., Afshin, H. “Turbulent Entrainment in Density Currents”, Proceedings of IMECE08, 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, October 31 - November 6, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

 

26. Firoozabadi B., Nourmohammadi, Z., Hooshmand, A., Afshin, H., “Consideration of Effect of the Non-Dimensional Parameters in the Instability of the Particle-Laden Density Current”, International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, River Flow2008, Turkey.

 

27. Firoozabadi B, Safaee, E., Nouri, A., Afshin, H. “Three-Dimensional Structures in Experimental Particle-Laden Density Currents” International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, River Flow2008, Turkey.

 

28. Firoozabadi, B., Afshin, H., Bagherpour, A., “Experimental Investigation of Turbulence Specifications of 3-D Density Currents”, ASME/JSME 2007 5th Joint Fluids Engineering Conference July 30–August 2, San Diego, California, USA, FEDSM2007-37572 pp. 789-796 

 

29. Firoozabadi, B., Afshin, H., Sheikhi, J., “Experimental Investigation of Characteristic Variables in 3-D Density Current” IMECE2007, 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-15, 2007, Seattle, Washington, USA.

 

30. Hormozi, S., Firoozabadi, B., Ghasvari Jahromi, H., and Afshin, H., " Comparison of 2-D Turbulent Particle Laden Density Current and Wall Jets", ASME 2006 2nd Joint U.S.-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting Collocated With the 14th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (FEDSM2006) July 17–20, 2006 , Miami, Florida, USA, FEDSM2006-98430 pp. 1763-1770

 

31. Hormozi, S., Firoozabadi, B., Ghasvari Jahromi, H., and Afshin, H.,"3-D Simulation of Turbulent Density", ASME 2006 2nd Joint U.S.-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting Collocated With the 14th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (FEDSM2006) ,July 17–20, 2006 , Miami, Florida, USA, FEDSM2006-98412 pp. 361-367

 

32. Firoozabadi, B., Afshin, H., Safaaee, E., “Three-Dimensional Structures in Experimental Density Currents”, ASME/JSME 2007 5th Joint Fluids Engineering Conference July 30–August 2, 2007 , San Diego, California, USA, FEDSM2007-37571 pp. 781-787

 

 

33. Saidi, M.H., Afshin, H., “Experimental and Numerical Simulation of a Three Way Catalyst” IMEC2004.

 

34. Emami, M.D., Ziaei-Rad, S, Afshin, H. “Application of the Multi-mixture fraction Model in Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Reacting Flows”, Proceedings of the 11th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics 2007.

 

35. Afshin, H., Firoozabadi, B., Rad, M., "Hydrodynamics Analysis of Particle Laden Density Currents Using Two-Equation Turbulence k-w Model", The Seventh International Conference on HydroScience and Engineering (ICHE) hosted by the College of Engineering at Drexel Univeristy on September 10-13, 2006 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

36. Afshin, H., Firoozabadi, B., "Numerical Simulation of Density Currents Using Two Phase Flow", ASME 2006 2nd Joint U.S.-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting Collocated With the 14th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (FEDSM2006) July 17–20, 2006 , Miami, Florida, USA., FEDSM2006-98174 pp. 49-54

 

37. Ghasvari Jahromi, H., Atefi, G., Moosaie, A., S. Hormozi, and Afshin, H., "Analytical Solution of Turbulent Couette Flow by Cosserat Continuum Model and Gradient Theory", ASME 2006 2nd Joint U.S.-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting Collocated With the 14th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (FEDSM2006) July 17–20, 2006 , Miami, Florida, USA, FEDSM2006-98431 pp. 865-869