Mahdi Ramezani Vitae

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Education

PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2011-present

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

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, Submitted.

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, Submitted.

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, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering Volume 190, 2013, pp 1069-1077.

R. Hosseini, M. Ramezani, M. R. Mazaheri, Experimental Study of Turbulent Forced Convection in Vertical Eccentric Annulus, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 50, Issue 9, September 2009, Pages 2266-2274.

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

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 2014 4th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, August 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.

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

Urban vehicle performance and pollution simulation, 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

Best BSc thesis from ISME 2008, Kerman, Iran

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

Extracurricular Activities

2014-2015: President of the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Students Organization (MEGSO)

2013-2014: Representative of the Mechanical Engineering department and member of the finance committee in the Graduate and Professional Students Senate (GPSS)

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

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

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

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

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

2010-2011: Member of Sarzamine Sabz Mountaineering Club

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

Workshops Attended

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

Turbulence and its Modeling, the 17th Annual (International) Conference on Mechanical Engineering, May 2009, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Languages

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