Educational Background


Research Interests


Courses Taught


Professional Background


Awards and Honors






Dr Hossein Aashuri




Professor, PhD, 1976, Aston University, England

Casting and Solidification.



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Educational Background


1990-Present : Lecturer, Sharif University of Technology.
1978-1990 : Lecturer, Isfehan University of Technology.
1973-1978 : Postgraduate Student, Aston University, UK.
1971-1973 : Research Assistant, Materials Research and Application Laboratory.
1971 : B.Sc., Sharif University of Technology.



Research Interests


Solidification, Casting, Semi-solid processing.



Courses Taught


Properties of Materials
Fundamental of Casting
Solidification of Metals
Casting I and II
Industrial Furnaces Design
Non-Ferrous Casting
X-Ray Crystallography
Diffusion in Solids
Advanced Solidification Processes



Professional Background


Casting design and foundry processes.
Zinc alloys die-casting.
Industrial furnaces design.



Awards and Honors







1-S. Vojdani, A.E. Dabiri, H. Ashoori ,” Diameter Control of Pulled Ge Crystals “ Journal of Crystal Growth 24/25, 1974,pp 374-375.

2-H.R. Hashemi, H. Ashoori, P. Davami “ Microstructure and Tensile Properties of the Squeeze Cast Al-Zn-Mg-Cu Alloy “
Materials Science and Technology, June 2001, Vol. 17 ,pp639-644.

3-H. Aashuri, A. Razavimanesh, A. Kolahi, M. Mohiedin, “ Impact and Tensile Behavior of Fractional Melting Processed ZA27 Alloy”,
Materials Science and Engineering A333(2002), pp115-122., Aug. 2002

4-S. M. H. Mirbagheri, H. Ashuri, N. Varahram and P. Davami, “ Simulation of mould filling in lost foam casting process “,

 International Journal of Cast Metals Research, 2003, Vol 16, No.6, pp.554-565.

5- S. M. H. Mirbagheri, H. Ashouri, N. Varahram and P. Davami, “ Mathematical Modelling of the Effect of Foam Degradaton on Mould Filling in the Grey Iron EPC Process” , Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, V0l 1, N0 2, 2004, pp52-63.

6-S. M. H. Mirbagheri, M. Shirinparvar, H. Ashory, P. Davami, “ Simulation of surface roughness on the flow pattern in the casting process “, Materials and Design 25 , (2004), pp. 655-661 .

7-H.Aashuri, “Globular Structure of ZA27 Alloy by Thermomechanical and Semi-Solid Treatment”, Materials Science and Engineering A391(2005), pp77-85.

8-B. Shalchi Amirkhiz, Hossein Aashuri,Amirhossein Kokabi, M. Abbasi Gharacheh, J. Mola, “Joining Metals by Combining Mechanical Stirring and Thermomechanical Treatment toForm a Globular Weld Structure”, Solid State Phenomena Vols.116-117(2006) pp397-401, Trans Tech Publications,Switzerland.

9-J. Mola, H. Aashuri, B. Shalchi“Phase Segregation Susceptibility of ZA27 Alloy at Different Shear Rates”, Solid State Phenomena Vols.116-117(2006) pp225-230, Trans Tech Publications,Switzerland.

10-M. Shakiba, H. Aashuri“Modeling of semi-solid A356 alloy under upsetting process”, Solid State Phenomena Vols.116-117(2006) pp622-625, Trans Tech Publications,Switzerland.

11-J. Mola, H. Aashuri, B. Shalchi, “Characterisation of phase segregation during back extrusion of ZA27 semi-solid alloy”, Journal of Materials Science and Technology, , Jan 2007, Vol. 23 ,pp113-118.                       

 2-A.Narimannezhad, H.Aashuri, A.H. Kokabi, A.Khosravani, M.Kiani, A.Foroughi, "Semisolid Joining of Zinc AG40A Alloy by Partial Remelting and Mechanical Stirring", Solid State Phenomena Vols.141-143(2008) pp225-230, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

13-S. Ghadiani, H. Aashuri, A. Khosravani and A. Foroughi, "Viscosity Estimation of Semi-solid Alloys by Drop Weight Backward Extrusion Test under High Speed Deformation", Solid State Phenomena Vols.141-143(2008) pp379-384, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

14-A. Khosravani, H. Aashuri, P. Davami, A. Narimannezhad, A. Foroughi and M. Kiani, "Microstructural Evolution of AZ91 Alloy Containing 3%Ca Prepared by Cooling Slope", Solid State Phenomena Vols.141-143(2008) pp427-432, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

15-A. Foroughi, H. Aashuri, A. Narimannezhad, A. Khosravani and M.Kiani, "Numerical Modeling of Die Filling of Semi-Solid A356 Aluminum Alloy", Solid State Phenomena Vols.141-143(2008) pp605-610, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

16-M. Kiani, H. Aashuri, S. Nategh, A. Foroughi, A. Narimannezhad and A. Khosravani, "Morphological Features of Silicon Rich Phase in Powder Thixoformed Spray Atomized Hyper-eutectic Al-Si Alloy", Solid State Phenomena Vols.141-143(2008) pp493-498, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

17-A.Narimannezhad, H.Aashuri, A.H. Kokabi, A. Khosravani, ”Microstructural evolution and mechanical properties of semisolid stir welded zinc AG40A die-cast alloy”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 209, issue 8, 21 Apr. 2009, pp4112-4121.

18-A. Khosravani , H. Aashuri , P. Davami , A. Narimannezhad , R. Hadian, “ Liquid segregation behavior of semi solid AZ91 alloy during back extrusion test “,  Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 477, issue 1-2, 27 May 2009, pp 822-827.

19-B Amin-Ahmadi, H Aashuri, " Globular structure of M2 high speed steel by thermo mechanical treatment in the semisolid state" Steel Research International , Volume 81, Issue 5, Pages 381 – 386,  May 2010 .

20-B Amin-Ahmadi, H Aashuri, " Semisolid structure for M2 high speed steel prepared by cooling slope ",Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Volume 210, Issue 12, Pages 1632-1635, September 2010.

21-S. M. J. Alvani, H. Aashuri, A. Kokabi, R. Beygi " Semisolid joining of aluminum A356 alloy by partial remelting and mechanical stirring ", Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, Volume 20, Issue 9, Pages 1792-1798,  2010 .

22-A. Dodangeh, M. Kazeminezhad , H. Aashuri, “Severe plastic deformation of rheoforged aluminum alloy A356”, Materials Science and Engineering,A558,(2012), pp371-376.

23-V.A. Hosseini n , H. Aashuri, A.H. Kokabi, “ Characterization of newly developed semi solid stir-welding method for AZ91 magnesium alloy by using Mg–25%Zn interlayer”, Materials Science and Engineering A565(2013), pp165-171.

24-V.A. Hosseini n , H. Aashuri, A.H. Kokabi, “Mechanisms of joint formation throughout semisolid stir welding of AZ91 magnesium alloy" , Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China 23(2013), pp 2585-2590.

25-M. M. Tavakoli, R. Tavakoli, P. Davami, H. Aashuri," A quantitative approach to study solid state phase coarsening in solder alloy using combined phase-field modeling and experimental observation", Journal of Computational Electronics, DOI 10.1007/s10825-013-0551-y.Springer Science+ Business Media, New york , 20Dec.2013.

26-A. Dodangeh, M. Kazeminezhad , H. Aashuri, “ The effect of cold sever deformation and heating on dendritic and non-dendritic structures: A356 alloy", International Journal of Cast Metals Research, April 2014.

27-T. Gheiratmand , H. R. Madaah Hosseini , P. Davami , M. Gjoka , G. Loizos , H. Aashuri, " Effect of annealing on soft magnetic behaviour of nanostructured ( Fe0.5 Co0.5)73.5 Si13.5 B9 Nb3 Cu1 ribbons" Journal of Alloys adnd Compounds, 582 (2014) 79-82.

28- K. Ferasat, H. Aashuri, A. H. Kokabi, S. Nikzad &M. Shafizadeh, Characterization of Newly Developed Semisolid Stir Joining Method for Cast Cu Base Alloy (Cu-Al-Si-Fe) and Effect of Stirrer Type on Uniformity of Microstructure, Metallurgical and  Materials Transactions A, Vol 45A, No 13, Dec 2014.

29-K. Ferasat, H. Aashuri, A. H. Kokabi , M. Shafizadeh, S. Nikzad,  The Effect of Temperature and Rotational Speed on Structure and Mechanical Properties of Cast Cu Base Alloy (Cu-Al- Si-Fe) Welded by Semisolid Stir Joining Method Metallurgical and  Materials Transactions A, ,46A, Vol 10, 2015.

30-M.M. Tavakoli , A. Simchi, H. Aashuri,Supercritical synthesis and in situ deposition of PbS nanocrystals with oleic acid passivation for quantum dot solar cells, Materials Chemistry and Physics,156, ( 2015),pp163-169.

31-M.M. Tavakoli , H. Aashuri, A. Simchi, Surface engineering of PbS colloidal quantum dots using atomic passivation for photovoltaic application, 8th International Conference  on Materials for Advanced Technology, 28 june-3 july 2015, Singapore.

32-M. M. Tavakoli, A. Simchi, H. Aashuri,Z. Fan, Efficiency Enhancement of PbS Colloidal Quantum Dots Solar Cell through Fast Electron Extaction: The Role of ZnO Graphene, Nanocomposite,  MRS, Spring Meeting, April 2015.

33-M. M. Tavakoli, A. Tayyebi, A. Simchi, H. Aashuri, M. Otoukesh, Z. Fan, Physicochemical properties of hybrid graphene–lead sulfide quantum dots prepared by supercritical ethanol, Journal of Nanoparticle  Research, Springer, 11Th Jan 2015.

34-V.A. Hosseini , H. Aashuri, A.H. Kokabi, Study of the effect of tool geometry on semisolid stir welding of a AZ91 magnesium alloy,  18th International Conference on Joining Materials,  In association with the International institute of Welding  April 26 to 29, 2015 ,Konventum LO-Skolen, Helsingør-Denmark, Denmark.


35-A. Foroughi, R.Tavakoli, H. Aashuri, Molecular dynamics study of structural formation in Cu50-Zr50 bulk metallic glass, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solid, 432, (2016), pp334-341.

36-A. Foroughi, R.Tavakoli, H. Aashuri, Molecular dynamics study of nano-clusters formation in Cu64-Zr36 bulk metallic glass and its correlation with glass formability, 6th International Conference on Nanostructures(ICNS6), 7-10 March 2016, Kish , Iran.

37-M.M. Tavakoli , A. Simchi, H. Aashuri, Z Fan , Chemical processing of three- dimensional gaphene networks on transparent conducting electrodes for depleted-hetreojunction quantum dot solar cells, Royal Society of Chemistry, Oct. 2016.

38-M. Shafizadeh , H. Aashuri, K. Ferasat, S. Nikzad, Microstructural modification of Al–30Si–5Fe alloy using a combination of rapid solidification and thixoforming processes, Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis,June 2016, Volume 5, pp 217-228.


39-S. Nikzad, H Ashuri,  AmirHossein Kokabi, Mahdi Shafizadeh,Keyvan Ferasat, Newly Developed Technique to Eliminate Hot Cracking with Electromagnetic Vibration for Joining of 2024 Aluminum,Alloy, Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis, published online 20 Jan.2016.

40-V. A. Hosseini, H. Aashuri, A. H. Kokabi, Effect of welding parameters on semisolid stir welding of Mg−9Al−1Zn magnesium alloy, Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, 26(2016), pp 2586-2594.


41-M. M. Tavakoli, M. H. Mirfasih, S. Hassanzadeh, H. Aashuri, A. Simchi,Surface passivation of lead sulfide nanocrystals with low electron affinity metals: Photoluminescence and photovoltaic performance, Royal Society of Chemistry,Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics , 2016; 18 pp12086-12092.






1- H. AASHURI, “Crystallography, Application of X-Ray in Crystallography”, Isfehan University of Technology, Jahad Daneshgahi, ISBN 964-6122-12-4,1986.

2- H. AASHURI, “ Zinc Alloys Die-Casting”, Ircast Pub., 1987.