|Date of Birth: 9.8.63
Place of Birth: Tehran , Iran
Marital Status: Married
1989-1993 Imperial College of Science & Technology - Department of
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
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
Casting, Joining, and Heat treatment
Structural Metallic 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
Iranian School leaving Diploma in Mathematics & Physics (total average: 19.24 / 20)
Aug 2000- Sharif University of Technology
|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|
Shervin Daneshvar e Asl , Hamaneh Zarenezhad, Masoud Askari, Mohammad Halali and Sayed Khatiboleslam Sadrnezhaad, “Efficient light harvesting in perovskite layer via three-dimensional TiO2 nanobranched nanorod scaffold”, Nano Express Nov. 5th 2020, 030017. https://doi.org/10.1088/2632-959X/abc599.
Hamaneh Zarenezhad, Timucin Balkan, Navid Solati, Mohammad Halali, Masoud Askari, Sarp Kaya, “Efficient carrier utilization induced by conductive polypyrrole additives in organic-inorganic halide perovskite solar cells”, Solar Energy Sept. 1st 2020, 207, 1300-1307.
Hamaneh Zarenezhad, Masoud Askari, Mohammad Halali, Navid Solati, Timucin Balkan, Sarp Kaya, “Enhanced electron transport induced by a ferroelectric field in efficient halide perovskite solar cells”, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 2020, 206, 110318. DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2019.110318.
Armin Abazarpoor, Mohammad Halali, Rasool Hejazi, Majid Saghaeian & Vahid Sheikh Zadeh, “Investigation of iron ore particle size and shape on freen pellet quality”, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly (Feb 20th 2020), https://doi.org/10.1080/00084433.2020.1730116
Mahdieh Malekzadeh, King Lun Yeung, Mohammad Halali, Qing Chang, “Preparation and antibacterial behaviour of nanostructured Ag@SiO2-Penicillin with silver nanoplates”, New J. Chem., 2019, 43, 16612.
Mahdieh Malekzadeh, King Lun Yeung, Mohammad Halali, Qing Chang, “Synthesis of Nanostructured Ag@SiO2-Penicillin from High Purity AgNPs Prepared by Electromagnetic Levitation Melting Process”, Materials Science and Engineering C 102 (2019) 616-622.Omid Marzoughi, Mohammad Halali, Davood Moradkhani, Christopher A Pickles, “Kinetics of Roasting of a Sphalerite Concentrate”, Proc. Extraction 2018, August 26th-29th, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 559-571.
Mohsen Hajipour Manjili, Mohammad Halali, “Removal of Non-Metallic Inclusions from Nickel Base Superalloys by Electromagnetic Levitation Melting in a Slag”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, Feb 2018, Vol. 49 (1), pp. 61-68.
Mohammad Halali, Mohammad Morsali, “Thermal processing of hematite fines in a fluidized bed furnace”, Proc. Foolad 95 symp., March 2017, Tabriz, Iran.
Armin Abazarpoor, Mohammad Halali, Rasool Hejazi & Majid Saghaeian, “HPGR effect on the particle size and shape of iron ore pellet feed using response surface methodology”, Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy, 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03719553.2017.1284414.
Armin Abazarpoor, Mohammad Halali, “Optimization of Particle Size and Specific Surface Area of Pellet Feed in Dry Ball Mill Using Central Composite Design”, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, November 2016, Vol. 9(44), DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i44/97955.
Armin Abazarpoor, Mohammad Halali, Hediyeh Khatibnezhad, “Optimization of Acid Leaching of Rutile Containing Slag Using Factorial Based odeling”, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, January 2016, Vol. 9, DOI: 10.17485/ijst/v9i4/52194.
Behdad Abrar, Mohammad Halali, Ali Pourfathi, “Recovery of Nickel from Reformer Catalysts of Direct Reduction, Using the Pressurized Dissolving Method in Nitric Acid”, Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research, May 2016.
Rana Sabouni Tabari, Mohammad Halali, “The effect of Process Parameters on Synthesis of Aluminium Nanoparticles Produced by Electriomagnetic Levitation Melting Gas Condensation Method under Helium Atmosphere”, Proc. Iran International Aluminium Conference, May 2016, Tehran, Iran.Amir Asadi Karam, Mohammad Halali, “Investigation of metallization degree of sponge iron”, Proc. 4th International Conference & 9th Congress of Iranian Metallurgical & Materials Society, & Iranian Foundrymen Society, October 2015, Iran University of Scince and Technology, Tehran, Iran.
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), 2012M. 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), 2011Vahidmohammadi, 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.
|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.
|Persian (mother tongue)
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|