Mehrdad T. Manzari

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

FIMechE, CEng, FHEA

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, 11155-9567, Iran

+98 216 616 5689 (office)

mtmanzariATsharif.edu, http://sharif.edu/~mtmanzari

 

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 Non-Fourier Heat Conduction

 

BSc in Mechanical Engineering, (1986) Sharif University of Technology, Iran. Modelling of Heat and Fluid Flow in Multiphase Power-plant Heat Exchangers

 

Professional Experience:

2020-Present

Director of Center of Excellence in Energy Conversion, Sharif University of Technology

2015-2019

Director of Reservoir Engineering Programme, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

2010-present

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

2007-2009

Director of Thermo-fluid Group, School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

2007-2009

Director of Center of Excellence in Energy Conversion, School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

2005-2007

Director of Graduate Studies, School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

2005-2010

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

2000-2005

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

1996-2000

Postdoctoral Research Officer, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK

1994-1996

Research Officer, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK

1991-1993

Part-time Lecturer, Sharif University of Technology and University of Tehran

 

Honors and Awards:

 

Fellow of Institute of Mechanical Engineering, 2017

 

Chartered Engineer, Institute of Mechanical Engineering, 2017

 

Fellow of Higher Education Academy, 2017

 

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 9th R.J. Melosh Medal Competition, USA, 1997

 

NSERC Postdoctoral Visiting Fellowship, Canada, 1997 and 1998

 

Research Interests:

 

Aero-acoustic with applications in multiphase flow measurement

 

Multiphase flows in porous media with applications in Hydrocarbon Reservoirs

 

Landslides and flow of granular materials

 

Simulation of fluid flow and heat transfer in manufacturing processes

 

Non-Newtonian fluid flows

 

Computational methods in engineering

 

Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) with engineering applications

  

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)

 

Convective Heat Transfer (G)

 

Boundary Layer Theory (G)

 

MSc Seminars (G)

 

Bio-fluid Mechanics (G)

 

Multiphase flows in Porous Media (G)

 

Reservoir Engineering (G)

 

Parallel Computing for CFD Applications (G)

 

Translated Book:

Fourier Series and Laplace Transforms

 

List of Publications:

By Google Scholar

ORCID:

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0297-7053

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mehrdad-manzari-a0750455/

 

Doctoral Theses Supervised:

 

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

 

Rouholah Fatehi: Multiphase Pore-scale Modelling Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics, Sharif University of Technology, 2010.

 

Mehdi Mosharaf Dehkordi: Multi-resolution Multiscale Finite Volume Method for Reservoir Simulation, 2013.

 

Somayeh Farnoush: Prediction of Suspensions Bulk Viscosity Using Immersed Boundary Approach in the Framework of the Lattice Boltzmann Method, 2015.

 

Mohamad Reza Hashemi: Simulation of Magneto-rheological Fluid Flows at Particle Scale, 2017.

 

Mojtaba Moshiri: Simulation of flow in anisotropic heterogeneous oil reservoirs using compositional model and cell-based unstructured grid, 2019.

 

Mohammad Nikooei: Numerical simulation of 3D landslides using SPH method, 2020.

 

Ramin Ghorbani: Modelling of rain-induced landslides considering instantaneous local rheology in saturated soils.