Personal Information
 
Educational Background
 
Professional Experience
 
Summary of Professional Qualifications
 
Recent Publications and Patents
 
Additional Professional and Research Activities
 
Professional Memberships Affiliations
 
Languages Spoken
 
Community Activities
 
Dr. Mohammad Halali
 

Associate Professor, PhD, 1993. B Eng. DIC .ARSM . AMIM
Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine
London, England.


Extractive Metallurgy.



 

Tel.: +98 21 6616 5257
Fax: +98 21 6600 5717
Email: halali@sharif.edu
   

 

 
   
 

Personal Information
Date of Birth: 9.8.63
Place of Birth: Tehran , Iran
Nationality: Iranian
Marital Status: Married

Educational Background
1989-1993 Imperial College of Science & Technology - Department of Materials
London, England
Ph.D. Degree in Process Metallurgy
Title of Thesis: Pyrometallurgical Routes for the Production of Ferro-Boron Alloys.
Research Area : Kinetics and reaction mechanism between carbon and boron oxide in molten iron baths. Aluminothermic production of the Fe-Nd-B alloy. Investigating and proposing a new method for the production of ferro boron. A new route for producing aluminium carbide was also invented.

1986-1989 Imperial College of Science & Technology - Department of Materials
London, England
B.Eng. (Hons) Degree in Materials Science and Engineering (upper second class)
Main Subjects: Mathematics & Computing , Chemical Thermodynamics , Heat and Mass Transfer , Materials Chemistry , Applied Physics & Mechanics , Structure of Materials , Process and Manufacturing Engineering , Glasses and Ceramics , Polymers and Composite Materials.
Options: Non-Ferrous Pyrometallurgy
Mechanical metallurgy
Casting, Joining, and Heat treatment
Structural Metallic Materials
Composite Materials
Research project: Effect of aspect ratio of the extrusion die , and heat treatment on the mechanical and fracture properties of extruded Al-Li 8090 series alloys.

1973-1980 Alborz High School
Tehran, Iran
Iranian School leaving Diploma in Mathematics & Physics (total average: 19.24 / 20)

Professional Experience

Aug 2000- Sharif University of Technology
Azadi Street , Tehran, Iran
Lecturer, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Subjects: Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics , Physical Chemistry , Iron and Steel Making , Non-Ferrous Metals Production , Transport Phenomena , Mineral Processing , Advanced Thermodynamics.

Feb 89-Jul 2000 Amir Kabir University of Technology
Hafez Avenue , Tehran, Iran
Lecturer, Dept. of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
Subjects: Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics, Iron and Steel Production, Transport Phenomena, Advanced Thermodynamics.

Jul 97-Jan 98 Tyneside Technology Centre
Newcastle, England
Consultant Engineer

Feb 94-Jun 97 Imperial College of Science & Technology
London, England
Post Doctoral Research Associate at The Department of Materials.
Area of Study: Non metallic inclusions in nickel based super alloys. Modifications in processing routes to reduce the inclusion content. Surface characteristics of non -metallic inclusions. Microstructure development in solidifying alloys. Activity and solubility measurement of solutes in molten alloys. Changing heat transfer characteristics in solidifying EBBM sample buttons by the addition of a suitable flux.


1985-1986 BP Shipping
London, England
Marine Engineering Officer.
Responsibilities: Jointly responsible with other engineers for the operation and maintenance of all systems on board as well as keeping single watches. Responsible for the regular inspection of safety systems on board. Attended weekly meetings with other engineers.


Summary of Professional Qualifications
1982-1985 South Tyneside College
South shields, England
Class 4 Marine Engineering Officer.
Details: As a marine engineering cadet, studied the course which included academic as well as practical experience of the marine plant operations. The course included five months sea time on board tanker ships in 1984.

Recent Publications and Patents

Ahmadreza Raei Niaki, Armin Abazarpoor, Mohammad Halali, Mahdi Maarefvand, and Ghasem Ebrahimi, “Application of Response Surface Methodology and Central Composite Rotatable Design for Modeling and Optimization of Sulfuric and Nitric Leaching of Spent Catalyst”, Russian Journal of Non_Ferrous Metals, 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 155–164.

A.H. Lilehkoohi, A.A. Faieza, B.B. Sahari, A.A. Nuraini, and M. Halali, “Crashworthiness Determination of Side Doors and B Pillar of a Vehicle Subjected to Pole Side Impact”, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 663 (2014) pp. 552-556.

A.H. Lilehkoohi, A.A. Faieza,  B.B. Sahari,  A.A. Nuraini and M. Halali, “Investigation of Thickness Influences on Energy Absorption for Side Doors and B Pillar in Euro NCAP Pole Side Impact Test”, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 663 (2014) pp. 585-589.

A.H. Lilehkoohi, A.A. Faieza, B.B. Sahari, A.A. Nuraini, and M. Halali, “Investigation on Adult Occupant Protection in Car Pole Side Impact using various Material and Thickness of Side Doors and B pillar”, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 663 (2014) pp. 579-584.

Armin Vahid Mohammadi, Mohammad Halali, “Synthesis and Characterization of Pure Metallic Titanium Nanoparticles by an Electromagnetic Levitation Melting Gas Condensation Method”, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, pp. 7104-7108

A. Dodangeh, M. Halali, M. Hakim, M. R. Bakhshandeh, “Leaching Kinetics of Stibnite in Sodium Hydroxide”, International Journal of Engineering Volume 27 - 2 - Transactions B: Applications, February 2014, pp. 325-332.

R. Sabooni Tabari, M. Halali, M. Maarefvand, “The Effect of Process Parameters on Synthesis of Al Nanoparticles Produced by Electromagnetic Levitation Gas Condensation”, UFGNSM 2013, Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials, University of Tehran, Iran. November 2013.

A. Abazarpoor, M. Halali, M. Maarefvand, H. Khatibnezhad, “Application of response surface methodology and central composite rotatable design for modeling and optimization of sulfuric leaching of rutile containing slag and ilmenite”, Russian Journal of Non-Ferrous Metals, Volume 54, Issue 5, September 2013, pp 388-39

A.H. Lilehkoohi, A.A. Faieza, B.B. Sahari, A.A. Nuraini, M. Halali, “Crashworthiness Determination for Front and Rear Doors and B Pillar Subjected to Side Impact Crash by a Mobile Deformable Barrier”, Advanced Science Letters, Volume 19, Number 2, February 2013 , pp. 392-395(4)

A.H. Lilehkoohi, A.A. Faieza, B.B. Sahari, A.A. Nuraini, M. Halali, “Effect of Material and Thickness of Side Doors and B Pillar on Crashworthiness in Euro NCAP Side Impact Crash Test”, Advanced Science Letters, Volume 19, Number 2, February 2013 , pp. 420-424(5)

A.H. Lilehkoohi, A.A. Faieza, B.B. Sahari, A.A. Nuraini, M. Halali, “Effect of Material on Crashworthiness for Side Doors and B Pillar Subjected to Euro NCAP Side Impact Crash Test”, Advanced Science Letters, Volume 19, Number 2, February 2013 , pp. 359-362(4)

A.H. Koohi, M. Halali, M. Askari, “Improvement of Pierce-Smith Converter Performance and Reduction of Splashing Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method”, Advanced Science Letters, Volume 19, Number 2, February 2013, pp. 425-428(4)

M. Halali, M. Malekzadeh, “An Investigation on the Effects of Experimental Variables on Silver Nano Particles Produced by Electromagnetic Levitation Technique”, Journal of Cluster Science, 23(4), 2012

M. Hajipour, M. Halali, A Vahidmohammadi, “Refining nickel based superalloys by levitation melting in molten Sslags”, 1st International symposium of Metallurgical engineering and casting technology, Tehran, Iran, Novenber 2012

Pishahang, Halali, Nobari, “Effect of CO2 partial pressure on the thermal decomposition kinetics of zinc carbonate hydroxide”, 24(3), 2011

Vahidmohammadi, Halali, Hajipour, “Effect of cooling gas type on synthesis of ultra high pure titanium nanoparticles by electromagnetic levitation gas condensation”, 3rd international conference on nanotechnology: fundamentals and applications, Montreal, Canada, August 2012

A Sangghaleh, M Halali "Effect of Magnesium Addition on the Wetting of Alumina by Aluminium", Applied Surface Science 255 (2009) 8202-8206

A Hasan zadeh, M Halali, M Askari, M Manzari. "Investigation and Modeling of Splashing in the Peirce Smith Converter", Chemical Product and Process Modeling, Vol.3, Iss. 1, Article 2, (2008)

A Sangghaleh, M Halali. "An Investigation on the Wetting of Polycrystalline Alumina by Aluminium", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 197 (2008), 156-160

Z A Moghimi, M Halali, M Nusheh. “An Investigation on the Temperature and Stability Behaviour in the Levitation Melting of Nickel”. Metallurgical & Materials Transactions B, 37B #6 (2006)

A H Nobari, M Halali. “An Investigation on the Calcination Kinetics of Zinc Carbonate Hydroxide and Calsimin Zinc Carbonate Concentrate”. Chemical Engineering Journal 121, (2006). Pp79-84.

 

Darvishi, Haghshenas, Teymori, Keshavarz, Sadrnezhad, Halali. “Extraction of Zinc, Cobalt and Manganese from Iranian Zinc Refinery Filter Cake”. Bio & Hydromet 05. , Cape Town, South Africa, March 2005.
SM Taghavi, M Halali. “Production of Zinc Oxide from Zinc Ore Concentration Residues”. MET-SOC Proc Conf Waste Processing & Metallurgical Industries. Hamilton, Canada. Aug 2004. pp 351-363
Taghavi & Halali. “Recovery of Zinc Oxide from Residues by Fluidized Bed”. Proc TMS 2004 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Charlotte, NC, USA. March 2004.


Additional Professional and Research Activities
Initiation and supervision of several research projects at undergraduate and post graduate levels. These include:
• Application of Steelmaking Slag in the Production of Fertilizers.
• Extraction of Cobalt from Manganese Dioxide Ores of North Iran.
• An Investigation on the Kinetics of Leaching Malachite by Sulphuric Acid.
• An Investigation on the Factors Affecting the Conversion of Natural Gas in “Ghaem” DRI Process.
• An Investigation on the Optimum Conditions for Leaching Colemanite in the Production of Boric Acid.
• Design and Construction of a Lab Scale Reactor for Production of CO at High Temperatures.
• Production of Grinding Wheels from Iron and Steelmaking Slag.
• Production of Zinc Oxide from Zinc and Lead Leaching Residues by Fluidized Bed Method.
• Production of Iron II Sulphate from Milling Scales.
• Extraction of Nickel from Zinc Leaching Filter Cake.
• An Investigation on the Mechanism of Nickel Extraction by Organo-Phosphorous Solvents.
• Leaching Kinetics of Stibnite in Alkaline Solutions.
• Optimization of Moisture Distribution in DRI Green Pellets.
• Design and Construction of a Pilot Plant for Extraction of Zinc Oxide from Leaching Residues.

I am also Chairman of the Executive Board of “Kavian Pad” engineering consultants. Our most recent project concerns the design and construction of a pilot plant for the production of phosphoric acid from iron ore concentration tailings.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Member of the Institute of Materials (IOM3), London, England.
Member of the Institute of Metallurgical Engineers, Iran.


Languages Spoken
Persian (mother tongue)
English (professional)
Arabic (elementary)
German (elementary)

Community Activities

I am a keen football player and enjoy socializing , traveling , music , and swimming.

 

Iran, Tehran, Azadi St, Sharif University of Technology, PO Box: 11365-8639