Mahdi's Curriculum Vitae

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Education

PhD Candidate Majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Minoring in Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2011-2016(Expected)

MSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, 2006-2009

BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), 2002-2006

Allameh Helli high school (Tehran Exceptional Talents), 1998-2002

Publications and Proceedings

M. Ramezani, B. Kong, X. Gao, M. G. Olsen, R. D. Vigil, Experimental measurement of oxygen mass transfer and bubble size distribution in an air-water multiphase Taylor-Couette vortex bioreactor, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2015.

X. Gao, B. Kong, M. Ramezani, M. G. Olsen, R. D. Vigil, An adaptive model for gas-liquid mass transfer in a Taylor vortex reactor, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2015.

Z. Liu, M. Ramezani, R. O. Fox, J. C. Hill, M. G. Olsen, Flow Characteristics in a Scaled-up Multi-inlet Vortex Nanoprecipitation Reactor, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2015.

M. Ramezani, S. Subramaniam, M. G. Olsen, Investigation of Pseudo Turbulent Scalar Transport in Two Phase Fluid Flow and Passive Scalar Mixing using Simultaneous SPIV/PLIF, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Meeting, 2014.

A. Salavati-Zadeh, V. Esfahanian, A. Afshari, M. Ramezani, A Multi Zone Spray Model for Formation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Soot, Proceedings of the FISITA 2012 World Automotive Congress, 2013.

R. Hosseini, M. Ramezani, M. R. Mazaheri, Experimental Study of Turbulent Forced Convection in Vertical Eccentric Annulus, Energy Conversion and Management, 2009.

Presentations

X. Gao, B. Kong, M. Ramezani, M. G. Olsen, R. D. Vigil, CFD Investigation of Gas-Liquid Mass Transfer in a Multiphase Taylor-Couette Reactor, AIChE Annual Meeting, 2015.

M. Ramezani and M. G. Olsen, Stereographic PIV in a three media environment without prism correction, International Symposium on Particle Image Velocimetry, 2015

Z. Liu, M. Ramezani, J. C. Hill, R. O. Fox, M. G. Olsen, Velocity field and passive scalar mixing measurements in a multi-inlet vortex reactor, International Symposium on Particle Image Velocimetry, 2015

X. Gao, B. Kong, M. Ramezani, R. D. Vigil, M. G. Olsen, Gas-Liquid Mass Transfer in Taylor-Couette Flow: Experiment and Simulation, AIChE Annual Meeting, 2014.

M. Ramezani, S. Subramaniam, M. G. Olsen, Investigation of Two Phase Fluid Flow and Passive Scalar Mixing around a Periodic Array of Spheres, American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, November 2013.

V. Esfahanian, M. Ramezani, A. Salavatizadeh, A. Kahrobaian, K. Alizad, Diesel Engine Cycle Simulation Using Multi-Zone Spray Model and Stoichiometric Combustion, International Conference on Internal Combustion Engines, 2009.

V. Esfahanian, K. Alizad, A. Salavatizadeh, M. Ramezani, M. Mohammadzadeh, Numerical 1-D Simulation of Internal Combustion Engines Considering Entropy Level Changes, International Conference on Internal Combustion Engines, 2009.

Projects

Investigation of flow and temperature field in a fluidized bed duct using index of refraction matched simultaneous Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) and Planar Laser Induced Fluorescence (PLIF), PhD Project

Measuring mass transfer in a Taylor Couette bioreactor

Investigation of two phase liquid-liquid flow in a bubble column using index of refraction matched Tomographic PIV

Investigation of nano-precipitation in a scaled up Multi Inlet Vortex Mixer reactor for production of nano particles

Diesel spray combustion and engine performance simulation and analysis, MSc project

Experimental study of free and forced convection in eccentric annuli with constant heat flux on the outer wall, BSc Project

Honours and Awards

Teaching Excellence Award, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2015.

Best BSc thesis from ISME, Kerman, Iran, 2008.

Ranked 3rd and won special award of the First National Robotic Contest, Tehran, Iran, 1999.

Extracurricular Activities

President of the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Students Organization (MEGSO)

Representative of the Mechanical Engineering department and member of the finance committee in the Graduate and Professional Students Senate (GPSS), 2014-2015.

University Relations and Legislative Affairs (URLA) officer of the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Students Organization (MEGSO), 2013-2014.

Mentoring New graduate students of the ME department, 2013-2015.

Treasurer of the Iranian Students and Scholars Association of the Iowa State University, 2012-2014.

Mentoring Engineering Freshman students under ISU College of Engineering's E-Mentors Program, 2012-2013.

Member of Iowa State University Mountaineering and Climbing Club, 2011-2013.

Member of Sarzamine Sabz Mountaineering Club, 2010-2011.

Member of the Amirkabir's Students Scientific Association of Mechanical Engineering (ASSAME), 2003-2005.

Workshops Attended

Measurement Uncertainty, ASME 2014 4th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, 2014.

Engine Design Trends and Design of HSDI Diesel Engine, International Conference on Internal Combustion Engines, 2009.

Turbulence and its Modeling, Annual (International) Conference on Mechanical Engineering, 2009.

Languages

  • Native in Farsi
  • Fluent in English
  • Learning Deutsch (German)
  • Capable of Arabic