Mohammad Mohsen Sarafraz

Dr Mohammad Mohsen Sarafraz

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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.


RESEARCH INTEREST

  1. Renewable energy including hydrogen production using catalytic processes, concentrated solar thermal energy, thermal storage and solar fuels;
  2. Thermal engineering and process intensification;
  3. Micro- and nano-fluidics in microdevices, compact and conventional systems;
  4. Process and Technology development for novel applications;
  5. Process Modelling including process analysis and efficiency improvement;
  6. Transport phenomena in chemical and mechanical processes;
  7. Computational fluid dynamics

SUPERVISION HISTORY

student

Number

Project

 

Undergrads

 

12

 

Thermal characteristics of molten salts in a heat exchanger (5) (Australia)

Liquid metal microfluid system for cooling applications (1) (Australia)

Annular heat exchanger for bubbly heat and mass transfer (6) (Australia)

Design and fabrication of a desalination system working with molten carbonate (2) overseas (Iran)

 

 

Masters

 

9

 

Microchannel solar receiver working with liquid metals (3)

Compact air solar thermal receiver (3)

Modelling and assessment of CO2 emission in a tile factory (2)-overseas (Iran)

 Exergy and energetic analysis of a juice production plant (2)

Design and fabrication of a novel heat pipe for high-temperature applications (3)-overseas (Iran)

 

 

Ph. D.

 

2 (Overseas)

 

 

Evaluation of a solar collector charged with nanofluids (1)

Convective boiling of the nano-suspensions (1)

2016-2017

University of Adelaide

Publication Incentive

$1,000

2015

University of Adelaide

Relocation

$1,500

2015

University of Adelaide

ASI Scholarship

$75000

2013

Iran nanotechnology Council

Research incentive scheme

$55,000

2013

University of Semnan

Research Impact prize

$700

2012

IAU

Research fund

$1500

 

 

Total:

$134,700

2017-2019

Engine Performance and thermodynamics

University of Adelaide

2013-2015

Design of the reactors (+ online courses)

IAU, Tehran

2013-2015

Advanced Thermodynamics (+ lecturing materials)

IAU, Tehran

2012-2015

Advanced heat transfer and Transport phenomena

IAU, Tehran

  • Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Phone: 83134713
  • Email: mohammadmohsen.sarafraz@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4367
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering South, floor 2
  • Room: 2 26a
  • Org Unit: School of Mechanical Engineering

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