
Mehrdad T. Manzari Professor of Mechanical Engineering Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, 111559567, Iran +98 216 616 5689 (office) 
Education: 


PhD in Engineering, (1996) University of Wales Swansea, UK. An Unstructured Grid Finite Element Algorithm for Compressible Turbulent Flow Computations 

MSc in Mechanical Engineering, (1988) Sharif University of Technology, Iran. Finite Element Analysis of the NonFourier Heat Conduction 

BSc in Mechanical Engineering, (1986) Sharif University of Technology, Iran. Modelling of Heat and Fluid Flow in Multiphase Powerplant Heat Exchangers 
Professional Experience: 

2010present 
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology 
20072009 
Director of Thermofluid Group, School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology 
20072009 
Director of Center of Excellence in Energy Conversion, School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology 
20052007 
Director of Graduate Studies, School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology 
20052010 
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology 
20002005 
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology 
19962000 
Postdoctoral Research Officer, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK 
19941996 
Research Officer, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK 
19911993 
Parttime Lecturer, Sharif University of Technology and University of Tehran 
Honors and Awards: 


Winner of the Most Commended Paper prize of MCB Publishers, 2007. 

Winner of the Most Commended Paper prize of MCB Publishers, 1999. 

Finalist of the 9^{th} R.J. Melosh Medal Competition, USA, 1997. 

NSERC Postdoctoral Visiting Fellowship, Canada, 1997 and 1998. 
Research Interests: 


Multiphase flows in Porous Media with applications in Hydrocarbon Reservoirs 

Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Manufacturing Processes 

Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in MicroElectroMechanicalSystems 

NonNewtonian Fluid Flows 

Computational Methods in Engineering 

Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics with Engineering Applications 

High Performance and Parallel Computing 
Courses Taught: 


Thermodynamics (UG) 

Fluid Mechanics I (UG) 

Heat Transfer I and II (UG) 

Design of Heat Exchangers (UG) 

Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics
(UG) Introduction to Oil and Gas Engineering (UG) 



Computational Fluid Dynamics I and II (G) 

Finite Element Method (G) 

Advanced Numerical Methods (G) 

Advanced Engineering Mathematics (G) 

Boundary Layer Theory (G) 

Biofluid Mechanics (G) 

Multiphase flows in Porous Media (G) 

Parallel Computing for CFD Applications (G) 
Translated Book: 
Doctoral Theses Supervised: 


Hamid Naderan: Advanced Recovery Methods for Hydrocarbon Reservoirs, Sharif University of Technology, 2007. 

Rouholah Fatehi: Multiphase Porescale Modelling Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics, Sharif University of Technology, 2010. 
MSc Theses Supervised: 


H. Raisi, Near wall Secondmoment closure turbulent flow modelling with the aid of DNS (2002) 

M. Saniei, NonFourier heat conduction using adaptive mesh refinement (2004) 

H. Zandavi, A Study of surge phenomenon in gas turbine plants (2004) 

M. Tajali, Simulation of nonNewtonian flow during plastic injection molding (2003) 

A. Ashari, Parallel FEM simulation of 3D inviscid flows on unstructured grids (2002) 

A. Moslemi, Study of temperature rise during braking process (2003) 

M. Fathi, Simulation of high pressure injection molding using SPH method (2003) 

H. Pourfarzaneh, An explicit finite element algorithm for 3D convection heat transfer problems (2003) 

M. Motaqipour, Numerical study of heat and mass transfer in porous media (2003) 

H. Qahramani, A numerical study of cavitation process in a 3D Francis turbine (2003) 

S. Sefidbakht, Adaptive Finite Element Solution for Compressible Flow Problems (2003) 

A. Qazizadeh, Simulation of heat and fluid flow in porous media using Discontinuous Galerkin Method (2004) 

P. Ferdosi, A modified PetrovGalerkin method for simulation of twophase flows in porous media (2004) 

R. Fatehi, A finite volume based EulerianLagrangian method for simulation of twophase flows in porous media (2004) 

A. Kalantarian, Numerical Simulation of twophase flows using Multigrid techniques (2005) 

A. Aslani, Optimization of oil recovery using numerical simulation and genetic algorithm (2005) 

R. Monazzami, Numerical simulation of electroosmotic flows in microchannels (2005) 

E. Hosseini, Simulation of twophase flows in porous media using Discontinuous Galerkin Method (2006) 

F. AliMohammadi, Simulation of oil reservoirs using blackoil model and mixed finite elementfinite volume methods (2006) 

B. SeidNasrolah, Threedimensional oil reservoir simulation using blackoil model and finite difference method (2006) 

M. Mojaddam, Simulation of fractured oil reservoirs using blackoil model and mixed finite elementfinite volume methods (2006) 

Simulation of oil reservoirs using blackoil model and control volume based finite element method (2006) 

F. Sanndaji, Numerical simulation of dynamics of gas flow in transmission networks (2006) 

P. Niknahad, Numerical simulation of twophase flows in pipes (2006) 

R. RamezaniRend, Simulation of viscoelastic fluid flows in Journal Bearings using Smoothed Particle Hyrodynamics method (2007) 

M. Vakilha, Simulation of viscoelastic fluid flows in porous media using Smoothed Particle Hyrodynamics method (2007) 

R. Ganjedanesh, Development of a 3D blackoil reservoir simulator based on an unstructured grid finite volume formulation (2007) 

A. Jahanifard, Simulation of polymer flooding in hydrocarbon reservoirs (2007) 

A. Rafiei, Simulation of viscoelastic freesurface fluid flows using Smoothed Particle Hyrodynamics method (2007) 

M. Fayyazbakhsh, Simulation of twophase flows in capillary tubes using SPH method (2008) 

M. Safdari, Simulation of multiphase flows using SPH method (2008) 

S. Qods, Simulation of blood flow in veins using SPH method (2008) 

E. Haqiqi, Simulation of compositional reservoirs using a higherorder central difference method (2009) 

H. Heydari, Simulation of gascondensate reservoirs (2009) 

A. Roostaei, Development of a parallel SPH method for nonNewtonian fluid flows (2009) 

S. Qadami, Analysis of multilateral wells in hydrocarbon reservoirs (2009) 

M. Haddad, Simulation of Wax deposition
in pipes using SPH method (2010) 
H. Biglarian, Combination of a Multiscale Finite Volume and Streamline
Methods for Reservoir Simulation
(2010) 

M. Saidi Manesh, Simulation of Flow in 2Dimensional Fractured
Hydrocarbon Reservoirs Using BlackOil Model and Multiscale Finite Volume
Method (2010) 

M. Moshiri, Simulation of Gravity
Drainage Mechanism in Oil Reservoirs Using BlackOil Model (2011) 

A.
Rasouli Kahaki, Improving Computational
Performance of PARSI Simulator (2011) 

A.
Bordbar, Multiscale Finite Volume Method and Streamline Method for Reservoir Simulation with Gravity effects (2011) 

L. Amirifar, Numerical
simulation of nearwell flow for gascondensate reservoirs and investigation
of the effect of various flow parameters (2012) 

S. Faroughi, Combination of a Multiscale Finite Volume and Streamline
Methods for Reservoir Simulation (2012) 

E. Azadi, Analysis of MHD duct flow in a MWEC generator and the effect of various parameters on its
performance (2012) 

M. Bayat, Twodimensional Modeling and Numerical Simulation of PEM Fuel Cell (2012) 
Research Grants: 


Pars Oil and Gas Company, "Development of a Parallel Three Dimensional Blackoil Reservoir Simulator", 20072008. 

Razi Petrochemical Complex, "Design of a Filter Room for Gas Turbine Power Plant", 20042005. 

Ministry of Energy, "Comparative Study on the use of two different Runners for a Francis Turbine in a Hydroelectric Power Plant, 20032004. 