Navid Freidoonimehr

Dr Navid Freidoonimehr

Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


  • Coronary blood flow in diseased arteries
  • Turbulence in stenotic flow with the physiological pulsatile flow
  • Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) and CFD analysis of the diseased coronary artery
  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2024 - ongoing Heart Foundation post-doctoral fellow University of Adelaide
    2021 - ongoing Research Associate University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Scholarship Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship University of Adelaide Australia -
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2017 - 2021 University of Adelaide Australia Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering)
    2010 - 2012 Bu-Ali Sina University Iran M.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering)
    2006 - 2010 Bu-Ali Sina University Iran B.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2024 Freidoonimehr, N., Jafari, A., & Arjomandi, M. (2024). Characteristics of turbulent boundary layers generated by different tripping devices. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 105, 15 pages.
    DOI Scopus2
    2024 Yang, B., Jafarian, M., Freidoonimehr, N., & Arjomandi, M. (2024). Flow control for bubble management in a membrane-free electrolyser. International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 174, 14 pages.
    DOI Scopus1
    2023 Yang, B., Jafarian, M., Freidoonimehr, N., & Arjomandi, M. (2023). Controlled Bubble Formation From a Microelectrode Single Bubble Generator. Journal of Fluids Engineering, 145(11), 111401 -1-111401 -11.
    DOI
    2022 Yang, B., Jafarian, M., Freidoonimehr, N., & Arjomandi, M. (2022). Trajectory of a spherical bubble rising in a fully developed laminar flow. International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 157, 13 pages.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS2
    2022 Freidoonimehr, N., Chin, R., Zander, A. C., & Arjomandi, M. (2022). A Review On the Effect of Temporal Geometric Variations of the Coronary Arteries On the Wall Shear Stress and Pressure Drop.. Journal of biomechanical engineering, 144(1), 13 pages.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS5 Europe PMC1
    2021 Freidoonimehr, N., Chin, R., Zander, A., & Arjomandi, M. (2021). Effect of shape of the stenosis on the hemodynamics of a stenosed coronary artery. Physics of Fluids, 33(8), 1-18.
    DOI Scopus26 WoS19
    2021 Freidoonimehr, N., Arjomandi, M., Zander, A., & Chin, R. (2021). Effect of artery curvature on the coronary fractional flow reserve. Physics of Fluids, 33(3), 1-11.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS6
    2021 Freidoonimehr, N., Arjomandi, M., Zander, A., & Chin, R. (2021). A novel technique towards investigating wall shear stress within the stent struts using particle image velocimetry. Experiments in Fluids, 62(6), 1-15.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2020 Freidoonimehr, N., Chin, R., Zander, A., & Arjomandi, M. (2020). An experimental model for pressure drop evaluation in a stenosed coronary artery. Physics of Fluids, 32(2), 16 pages.
    DOI Scopus26 WoS16
    2020 Freidoonimehr, N., Arjomandi, M., Sedaghatizadeh, N., Chin, R., & Zander, A. (2020). Transitional turbulent flow in a stenosed coronary artery with a physiological pulsatile flow. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, 36(7), e3347-1-e3347-25.
    DOI Scopus25 WoS19 Europe PMC4
    2019 Freidoonimehr, N., & Rahimi, A. B. (2019). Brownian motion effect on heat transfer of a three-dimensional nanofluid flow over a stretched sheet with velocity slip. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 135(1), 207-222.
    DOI Scopus29 WoS23
    2018 Nasiri, M., Rashidi, M. M., Freidoonimehr, N., & Abelman, S. (2018). Eulerian solution of subcooled flow boiling of nanofluidwater-al2o3 in a sinusoidal vertical channel. Journal of Porous Media, 21(1), 65-81.
    DOI
    2018 Hajipour, A., Rashidi, M. M., Ali, M. E., Freidoonimehr, N., & Fallahian, M. (2018). Effect of Heat Transfer on the First and Second Law Efficiency Analysis and Optimization of an Air-standard Atkinson Cycle. High Temperature, 56(3), 433-438.
    DOI
    2018 Ajam, H., Jafari, S. S., & Freidoonimehr, N. (2018). Analytical approximation of MHD nano-fluid flow induced by a stretching permeable surface using Buongiorno's model. Ain Shams Engineering Journal, 9(4), 525-536.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS11
    2017 Rashidi, M. M., Bagheri, S., Momoniat, E., & Freidoonimehr, N. (2017). Entropy analysis of convective MHD flow of third grade non-Newtonian fluid over a stretching sheet. Ain Shams Engineering Journal, 8(1), 77-85.
    DOI Scopus140 WoS119
    2017 Freidoonimehr, N., & Rahimi, A. B. (2017). Exact-solution of entropy generation for MHD nanofluid flow induced by a stretching/shrinking sheet with transpiration: Dual solution. Advanced Powder Technology, 28(2), 671-685.
    DOI Scopus31 WoS24
    2017 Freidoonimehr, N., Rashidi, M. M., Momenpour, M. H., & Rashidi, S. (2017). Analytical approximation of heat and mass transfer in MHD non-Newtonian nanofluid flow over a stretching sheet with convective surface boundary conditions. International Journal of Biomathematics, 10(1), 1750008-1-1750008-25.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS8
    2016 Freidoonimehr, N., & Rahimi, A. B. (2016). Comment on "effects of thermophoresis and Brownian motion on nanofluid heat transfer and entropy generation" by M. Mahmoodi, Sh. Kandelousi, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 211 (2015) 15-24. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 216, 99-102.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS9
    2016 Mousapour, A., Hajipour, A., Rashidi, M. M., & Freidoonimehr, N. (2016). Performance evaluation of an irreversible Miller cycle comparing FTT (finite-time thermodynamics) analysis and ANN (artificial neural network) prediction. Energy, 94(C), 100-109.
    DOI Scopus43 WoS40
    2016 Freidoonimehr, N., Rashidi, M. M., Abelman, S., & Lorenzini, G. (2016). Analytical modeling of MHD flow over a permeable rotating disk in the presence of soret and dufour effects: Entropy analysis. Entropy, 18(5), 19 pages.
    DOI Scopus23 WoS16
    2016 Freidoonimehr, N., Rashidi, M. M., & Jalilpour, B. (2016). MHD stagnation-point flow past a stretching/shrinking sheet in the presence of heat generation/absorption and chemical reaction effects. Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, 38(7), 1999-2008.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS17
    2016 Freidoonimehr, N., & Rahimi, A. B. (2016). Homotopy simulation of micro-scale flow between rotating disks. Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, 38(8), 2333-2344.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2016 Mabood, F., Shateyi, S., Rashidi, M. M., Momoniat, E., & Freidoonimehr, N. (2016). MHD stagnation point flow heat and mass transfer of nanofluids in porous medium with radiation, viscous dissipation and chemical reaction. Advanced Powder Technology, 27(2), 742-749.
    DOI Scopus139 WoS124
    2015 Jafari, S. S., & Freidoonimehr, N. (2015). Second law of thermodynamics analysis of hydro-magnetic nano-fluid slip flow over a stretching permeable surface. Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, 37(4), 1245-1256.
    DOI Scopus27 WoS22
    2015 Freidoonimehr, N., Rostami, B., & Rashidi, M. M. (2015). Predictor homotopy analysis method for nanofluid flow through expanding or contracting gaps with permeable walls. International Journal of Biomathematics, 8(4), 15 pages.
    DOI Scopus21 WoS16
    2015 Rashidi, M. M., Mahmud, S., Freidoonimehr, N., & Rostami, B. (2015). Analysis of entropy generation in an MHD flow over a rotating porous disk with variable physical properties. International Journal of Exergy, 16(4), 481-503.
    DOI Scopus30 WoS28
    2015 Rashidi, M. M., Freidoonimehr, N., Momoniat, E., & Rostami, B. (2015). Study of nonlinear MHD tribological squeeze film at generalized magnetic reynolds numbers using DTM. PLoS ONE, 10(8), 21 pages.
    DOI Scopus32 WoS29 Europe PMC2
    2015 Freidoonimehr, N., & Rashidi, M. M. (2015). Dual solutions for MHD Jeffery-Hamel nano-fluid flow in non-parallel walls using Predictor Homotopy Analysis Method. Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, 8(4), 911-919.
    DOI Scopus26 WoS25
    2015 Freidoonimehr, N., Rashidi, M. M., & Mahmud, S. (2015). Unsteady MHD free convective flow past a permeable stretching vertical surface in a nano-fluid. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 87, 136-145.
    DOI Scopus193 WoS175
    2015 Abolbashari, M. H., Freidoonimehr, N., Nazari, F., & Rashidi, M. M. (2015). Analytical modeling of entropy generation for Casson nano-fluid flow induced by a stretching surface. Advanced Powder Technology, 26(2), 542-552.
    DOI Scopus246 WoS200
    2014 Rashidi, M. M., Ali, M., Freidoonimehr, N., Rostami, B., & Hossain, M. A. (2014). Mixed convective heat transfer for MHD viscoelastic fluid flow over a porous wedge with thermal radiation. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2014, 10 pages.
    DOI Scopus160 WoS101
    2014 Rashidi, M. M., Freidoonimehr, N., Hosseini, A., Bég, O. A., & Hung, T. K. (2014). Homotopy simulation of nanofluid dynamics from a non-linearly stretching isothermal permeable sheet with transpiration. Meccanica, 49(2), 469-482.
    DOI Scopus209 WoS199
    2014 Freidoonimehr, N., Rostami, B., Rashidi, M. M., & Momoniat, E. (2014). Analytical modelling of three-dimensional squeezing nanofluid flow in a rotating channel on a lower stretching porous wall. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2014, 14 pages.
    DOI Scopus53 WoS50
    2014 Rashidi, M. M., Kavyani, N., Abelman, S., Uddin, M. J., & Freidoonimehr, N. (2014). Double diffusive magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) mixed convective slip flow along a radiating moving vertical flat plate with convective boundary condition. PLoS ONE, 9(10), 17 pages.
    DOI Scopus26 WoS19 Europe PMC1
    2014 Abolbashari, M. H., Freidoonimehr, N., Nazari, F., & Rashidi, M. M. (2014). Entropy analysis for an unsteady MHD flow past a stretching permeable surface in nano-fluid. Powder Technology, 267, 256-267.
    DOI Scopus252 WoS232
    2014 Rashidi, M. M., Hosseini, A., Pop, I., Kumar, S., & Freidoonimehr, N. (2014). Comparative numerical study of single and two-phase models of nanofluid heat transfer in wavy channel. Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (English Edition), 35(7), 831-848.
    DOI Scopus146 WoS132
    2014 Rostami, B., Rashidi, M. M., Rostami, P., Momoniat, E., & Freidoonimehr, N. (2014). Analytical investigation of laminar viscoelastic fluid flow over a wedge in the presence of buoyancy force effects. Abstract and Applied Analysis, 2014, 11 pages.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS7
    2014 Rashidi, M. M., Rostami, B., Freidoonimehr, N., & Abbasbandy, S. (2014). Free convective heat and mass transfer for MHD fluid flow over a permeable vertical stretching sheet in the presence of the radiation and buoyancy effects. Ain Shams Engineering Journal, 5(3), 901-912.
    DOI Scopus247 WoS190
    2014 Rashidi, M. M., & Freidoonimehr, N. (2014). Analysis of entropy generation in MHD stagnation-point flow in porous media with heat transfer. International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, 15(4), 345-355.
    DOI Scopus36 WoS30
    2014 Rashidi, M. M., Hajipour, A., Mousapour, A., Ali, M., Xie, G., & Freidoonimehr, N. (2014). First and second-law efficiency analysis and ANN prediction of a diesel cycle with internal irreversibility, variable specific heats, heat loss, and friction considerations. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2014, 16 pages.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS11
    2013 Rashidi, M. M., Abelman, S., & Mehr, N. F. (2013). Entropy generation in steady MHD flow due to a rotating porous disk in a nanofluid. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 62(1), 515-525.
    DOI Scopus680 WoS646
    2013 Rashidi, M. M., Ali, M., Freidoonimehr, N., & Nazari, F. (2013). Parametric analysis and optimization of entropy generation in unsteady MHD flow over a stretching rotating disk using artificial neural network and particle swarm optimization algorithm. Energy, 55(C), 497-510.
    DOI Scopus201 WoS183
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2022 Freidoonimehr, N., & Arjomandi, M. (2022). An Assessment of the Effect of Coronary Arterial Geometric Variations on the Hemodynamics. In Proceedings of the 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. Sydney.
    2020 Freidoonimehr, N., Arjomandi, M., Zander, A., & Chin, R. (2020). Hemodynamics of stented coronary arteries: Experimental and numerical investigations. In Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020 (pp. 1-4). Queensland, Australia: The University of Queensland.
    DOI
    2019 Freidoonimehr, N., Chin, R., Zander, A., & Arjomandi, M. (2019). Hemodynamic of a Coronary Artery: a PIV Measurement. In IX Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics (pp. 1). Glenelg, Adelaide.
    2018 Freidoonimehr, N., Arjomandi, M., Chin, R., & Zander, A. (2018). Effect of degree of stenosis on the pulsatile flow pressure drop in a coronary artery. In Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC 2018) (pp. 1-4). Adelaide, Australia: Australian Fluid Mechanics Society.
  • Preprint

    Year Citation
    2024 Freidoonimehr, N., Atkins, T., Marathe, J. A., Psaltis, P. J., & Arjomandi, M. (2024). Evaluating the severity of tandem coronary stenoses: Insights from
    simulated FFR and iFR techniques.

2023: Post-Doctoral Fellowship by Heart Foundation

N Freidoonimehr,  Computational fluid dynamic-based index of microvascular resistance to study Acetylcholine-induced microvascular spasm. $150K

 

2023: Vanguard grant by Heart Foundation

J Beltrame, N Freidoonimehr, R Tavella, O Girolamo. Insights into the Mechanisms of Coronary Microvascular Spasm. $75K

 

AFMC Participation Awards for Students, 2020, 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Brisbane

 

Frank Perry Travelling Scholarship in Engineering 2020, University of Adelaide

 

Australian Government Research Training Scholarship (RTP) for Ph.D., 2017 - 2020, University of Adelaide

Applied Aerodynamics - Incompressible Flow, University of Adelaide, Semester 2, 2022 - Lecturer

Advanced Topics in Fluid Mechanics, University of Adelaide, Semester 1, 2022 - Lecturer

Engineering Dynamics, University of Adelaide, Semester 2, 2019 & 2020 - Tutor
Aerospace Propulsion, University of Adelaide, Semester 1, 2018 & 2019 - Tutor
Advanced Topics in Aerospace Engineering, University of Adelaide, Semester 2, 2018 & 2019 - Tutor
 

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2024 Co-Supervisor Investigation of blood flow behavior in coronary arteries with tandem stenoses Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ashkan Rafiei
    2024 Co-Supervisor Aerodynamics of barley head Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Muhammad Faizan
    2022 Co-Supervisor Effect of aortic valve stenosis on coronary artery blood flow Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Tamasin Atkins
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 - 2024 Co-Supervisor Flow Control for Bubble Management in a Membrane-free Alkaline Water Electrolyser Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Bo Yang
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 - 2020 Co-Supervisor Advanced measurement of stenosed arteries University of Adelaide - Master Full Time Qingyun Wang
    2018 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Advanced Imaging Techniques on Diseased Arteries University of Adelaide - Master Full Time Shuai Jia; Fei Pan
    2018 - 2018 Co-Supervisor Advanced Measurement Techniques for Diseased Coronary Arteries University of Adelaide - Honours Full Time Sheridan Poland; Yegor Butenko
  • Position: Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Phone: 83133159
  • Email: navid.freidoonimehr@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering South, floor 2
  • Org Unit: Mechanical Engineering

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