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Rouhollah Tavakoli (PhD MSE Sept. 2009)
Associate Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Sharif University of Technology
P.O. Box: 113659466
P.C. : 1458889694
Tel: +98 21 6616 5209
Fax: +98 21 6600 5717
Email: rtavakoli at sharif.ir (also I use frequently Gmail id: rtav20 at gamil.com)
Field of activity: numerical simulation and optimal design in MSE, solidification and casting.
Teaching (spring 2017):
 Computational Materials Science (outline)
 Finite difference method to solve PDEs
 Cellular automota: some lectures and book chapters, sample Janssen matlab code,
 MD simulation: allen,
rapaport,
griebel, haile,
some LAMMPS turorials
 Phase field modeling: provatas book, papers, dr faghihi presentation, some related codes
 Numerical Methods (outline), textbook: ascher, heath, matlab primer
 exams: sample solved exams ,
midterm
(solution)
 scores: midterm,
...
Courses taught at SUT (link): Advanced phase transformation and diffusion (g), Computational materials science (g), Simulation of solidification and casting processes (g), Ingot casting (g), Ccrystallography & Xray diffraction (ug), Numerical simulation in MSE (ug), Numerical Methods (ug).
Current research:
 See water desalination, modeling, simulation and device synthesis and fabrication.
 Inverse constitutive modeling and PDE construction for stochastic phenomena.
 Analysis of structure and mechanical properties of metallic glasses by atomic scale simulation.
 Phasefield modeling of phase transformation in multicomponent systems.
 Optimal microstructure design of composites and FGMs by topology optimization.
Recent publications:

NonCatalytic Vapor Growth Regime for Organohalide Peroskvite Nanowire Using Anodic Aluminum Oxide Templates, Nonoscale 2017, accepted..
 Organic Halides and Nanocone Plastic Structures Enhance the Energy Conversion Efficiency and SelfCleaning Ability of Colloidal Quantum Dot Photovoltaic Devices, J Phy Chem C 2017, accepted.
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JafaryZadeh, R. Tavakoli, J. Koh, Z. Aitken, Y. Zhang, Effect
of chemical composition and affinity on the short and mediumrange
order structures and mechanical properties of ZrNiAl metallic glass, J NonCryst Solids 456 (6875) 2017.
 M.
JafaryZadeh, R. Tavakoli, D.J. Srolovitz, Y. Zhang, Thermally
induced failure mechanism transition and its correlation with
shortrange order evolution in metallic glasses, Extreme
Mechanics Letters 9 (215225) 2016.
 R.
Tavakoli, Smooth Modeling of Solidification Based on
the Latent Heat Evolution Approach, Int.
J. Adv. Manufacturing Tech, inpress 2016.
 R. Tavakoli, Optimal design of multiphase composites under elastodynamic loading, Comput Meth Appl Mech Eng, 300 (265293) 2016.
 R. Tavakoli, Unconditionally energy stable time stepping scheme for CahnMorral equation: application to multicomponent spinodal decomposition and optimal space tiling, J Comput Phys 304 (441464) 2016.
 G.P. Kumar, M. JafaryZadeh, R. Tavakoli, F. Cui, Feasibility of using bulk metallic glass for selfexpandable stent applications, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B  Applied Biomaterials inpress 2016.
 R. Tavakoli, On the coupled continuous knapsack problems: projection onto the volume constrained Gibbs Nsimplex, Optimization Letters 10 (137158) 2016.
 M. Tavakoli, R, Tavakoli, A. Waleed, U. Virk, Z. Fan, High efficiency and stable perovskite solar cell using ZnO/rGO QDs as an electron transfer layer, Adv Mater Int, in press, 2016.
 M. Tavakoli, R, Tavakoli, S. Hasanzadeh, M. Mirfasih,
Interface Engineering of Perovskite Solar Cell Using a ReducedGraphene
Scaffold, J. Phys. Chem. C 120 (19531–19536) 2016.
 A. Foroughi, R. Tavakoli, H. Aashuri, Molecular Dynamics
Study of local structure evolution in Cu50Zr50 Bulk Metallic Glass, J
NonCryst Solids 432 (334341) 2016.
 S.Z.
Homayounfar, R. Tavakoli, R. Bagheri, Energy management through
topology optimization of composites microstructure using projected
gradient method, Struct Multidisc Optim 52 (11211133) 2015.
 R.
Tavakoli, Computationally efficient approach for the minimization of
volume constrained vectorvalued GinzburgLandau energy functional, J
Comput Phys 295 (355–378) 2015.
 R. Tavakoli, On the prediction of shrinkage defects by thermal criteria functions, Int. J. Adv. Manufacturing Tech 74 (569579) 2014.
 R. Tavakoli, Multimaterial topology optimization by volume constrained AllenCahn system and regularized projected steepest descent method, Comput Meth Appl Mech Eng 276 (534565) 2014.
 M.M. Tavakoli, R. Tavakoli, P. Davami, H. Aashuri, A quantitative approach to study solid state phase coarsening in solder alloys using combined phasefield modeling and experimental observation, J Comput Electron 13 (425431) 2014.
 R. Tavakoli, S.M. Mohsenie, Alternating activephase
algorithm for multimaterial topology optimization problems: a 115line
MATLAB implementation, Struct Multidisc Optim 49 (621642) 2014.
Former publications
Links:
 XePersian (a
Latex package to do persian and bidirectional typesetting in Latex)
 PSTricks,
TikZ,
GnuPlot, Paraview (useful free plotting
tools)
Last modification: march 2017 by rt