School of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.
- Wall-bounded turbulence
- Turbulent boundary layer control
- Turbulence in the atmospheric surface layer
- Aerodynamic of flat plates
- Wind loads on heliostats in a Concentrating Solar Thermal Plant
- Wind tunnel experimentation
Date Position Institution name 2020 Research Associate University of Adelaide
Date Institution name Country Title 2017 - 2020 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia PhD 2013 - 2016 University of Guilan, Rasht Iran Master of Science 2007 - 2012 University of Guilan, Rasht Iran Bachelor of Science
Year Citation 2021 Jafari, A., Emes, M., Cazzolato, B., Ghanadi, F., & Arjomandi, M. (2021). Wire mesh fences for manipulation of turbulence energy spectrum. Experiments in Fluids, 62(2).
2020 Jafari, A., Emes, M., Cazzolato, B., Ghanadi, F., & Arjomandi, M. (2020). Turbulence characteristics in the wake of a heliostat in an atmospheric boundary layer flow. Physics of Fluids, 32(4), 045116-1-045116-16.
2020 Emes, M., Jafari, A., Coventry, J., & Arjomandi, M. (2020). The influence of atmospheric boundary layer turbulence on the design wind loads and cost of heliostats. Solar Energy, 207, 796-812.
2019 Emes, M., Jafari, A., Ghanadi, F., & Arjomandi, M. (2019). Hinge and overturning moments due to unsteady heliostat pressure distributions in a turbulent atmospheric boundary layer. Solar Energy, 193, 604-617.
DOI Scopus5 WoS4
2019 Jafari, A., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Emes, M., & Cazzolato, B. (2019). Correlating turbulence intensity and length scale with the unsteady lift force on flat plates in an atmospheric boundary layer flow. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 189, 218-230.
DOI Scopus6 WoS5
2019 Jafari, A., Ghanadi, F., Emes, M., Arjomandi, M., & Cazzolato, B. (2019). Measurement of unsteady wind loads in a wind tunnel: Scaling of turbulence spectra. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 193, 103955-1-103955-11.
DOI Scopus3 WoS3
2017 Jafari, A., & Haghighi Poshtiri, A. (2017). Passive solar cooling of single-storey buildings by an adsorption chiller system combined with a solar chimney. Journal of Cleaner Production, 141, 662-682.
2017 Haghighi Poshtiri, A., & Jafari, A. (2017). 24-hour cooling of a building by a PCM-integrated adsorption system. International Journal of Refrigeration, 79, 57-75.
2016 Haghighi, A. P., Pakdel, S. H., & Jafari, A. (2016). A study of a wind catcher assisted adsorption cooling channel for natural cooling of a 2-storey building. Energy, 102, 118-138.
2016 Haghighi Poshtiri, A., & Jafari, A. (2016). Reduction in Auxiliary Energy Consumption in a Solar Adsorption Cooling System by Utilization of Phase Change Materials. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 138(5), 051002.
2016 Poshtiri, A. H., Bahar, S., & Jafari, A. (2016). Daily cooling of one-story buildings using domed roof and solar adsorption cooling system. Applied Energy, 182, 299-319.
Year Citation 2020 Silvestri, A., Jafari, A., Bhat, S., Severino, G., Cazzolato, B., & Arjomandi, M. (2020). The Control of a turbulent boundary layer by the application of a micro-cavity array. In H. Chanson, & R. Brown (Eds.), Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020. online: The University of Queensland.
2019 Emes, M., Jafari, A., Ghanadi, F., & Arjomandi, M. (2019). A Method for the Calculation of the Design Wind Loads on Heliostats. In C. Richter (Ed.), AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 2126 (pp. 030020-1-030020-8). online: American Institute of Physics.
DOI Scopus2 WoS1
2019 Emes, M. J., Jafari, A., & Arjomandi, M. (2019). Wind load design considerations for the elevation and azimuth drives of a heliostat. In Proceedings of the 25th Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems Annual Conference (SolarPACES 2019), as published in AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 2303 (pp. 030013-1-030013-1-10). Daegu, South Korea: AIP Publishing.
2018 Jafari, A., Ghanadi, F., Emes, M., Arjomandi, M., & Cazzolato, B. (2018). Effect of free-stream turbulence on the drag force on a flat plate. In Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC 2018) (pp. 1-4). Adelaide, Australia: Australian Fluid Mechanics Society.
2018 Emes, M., Jafari, A., & Arjomandi, M. (2018). Estimating the turbulence length scales from cross-correlation measurements in the atmospheric surface layer. In Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC 2018) (pp. 1-4). Adelaide, Australia: Australian Fluid Mechanics Society.
2017 Jafari, A., Emes, M., Ghanadi, F., & Arjomandi, M. (2017). The Effect of Turbulence Intensity on the Peak Wind Loads on Heliostats. In PROCEEDINGS APSRC 2017 (pp. 1-8). online: Australian PV Institute. 2017 Emes, M., Yu, J., Jafari, A., Ghanadi, F., & Arjomandi, M. (2017). Experimental Investigation of the Wind Loads on Heliostats. In Proceedings of the Asia Pacific Solar Research Conference 2017 (pp. 1-12). Melbourne, Australia: Australian PV Institute. 2016 Haghighi, A., Pakdel, S., & Jafari, A. (2016). Application of a solar adsorption cooling system coupled with a wind catcher for cooling and ventilation of buildings. In ISME2016. Yazd, Iran. 2016 Haghighi, A., Pakdel, S., & Jafari, A. (2016). Natural cooling of buildings in hot and humid climate using integrated wind catcher and solar adsorption cooling. In ICHVAC-7. Tehran, Iran. 2016 Haghighi, A., Bahar, S., Amini, S., Tavakoli, A., & Jafari, A. (2016). Application of solar adsorption chiller and wind energy for passive cooling of buildings in the hot and arid climate. In ICHVAC-7. Tehran, Iran. 2015 Haghighi, A., & Jafari, A. (2015). Study of the effect of storage tank capacity on electricity consumption and solar fraction in solar adsorption cooling system. In ICHVAC-6. Tehran.
Aeronautical Engineering- Lab demonstrator (2020)
Aircraft Design- Lab demonstrator (2019-2020)
Engineering Dynamics- Tutor (2018-2020)
Finite Element Analysis of Structures- Tutor (2018-2019)
English as a Second Language (2007-2014)
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2020 Co-Supervisor Permeable Surfaces for Drag Reduction Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Van Thuan Hoang
Date Role Membership Country 2020 - ongoing Member Engineers Australia Australia 2020 - ongoing Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics United States 2020 - ongoing Member Early- and Mid-Career Researchers, Australian Academy of Science Australia 2018 - ongoing Member Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society Australia
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