Self-motivated process engineer in energy industry with extensive knowledge of simulation and reaction engineering. Second-year PhD candidate with specialty in CFD, with more than two years experience in catalyst industry.
Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD)
Simulation of Multiphase Flows
Sizing, and equipment selection
P&ID and PFD
ANSYS Fluent, Aspen HYSYS, LabVIEW
MATLAB, Maple, C++
"Sequential-based process modeling of natural gas combustion in a fluidized bed reactor", Published in Energy and fuels
*"Sequential Modular Simulation of Hydrodynamics and Reaction Kinetics in a Biomass Bubbling Fluidized-Bed Gasifier Using Aspen Plus" Published in Energy and fuels http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b02097
*"Numerical and experimental investigation of hydrodynamics and light transfer in open raceway ponds at various algal cell concentrations and medium depths" published in Chemical Engineering Science
*Abolhasan Hashemi sohi, Mohamadreza Moghbeli, Emad Roayaei "Swelling and rheological properties of acrylamide microspheres synthesized by inverse suspension polymerization", Presented in 3rd National Conference on Modern Researches in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. 15 December, 2011 Mahshahr, Iran.
09/2014 to Current
CFD EngineerCREST Bioenergy Center – Greensboro, NC
Working on simulation and improvement in design of fluidized bed gasifier.
Prepared a pilot-scale gasification setup comprised of a fluidized bed reactor, data acquisition system with LabVIEW, and online sampling analysis.
Stablished a modular process model to simulate fluidized bed gasifier using Aspen plus.
Developed a Hybrid Euler-Lagrange CFD model to evaluate gasification in fluidized bed reactor.
04/2012 to 02/2014
Process Engineer, Head of Polyolefin CatalystsICDCO Catalyst Development Company
Worked as a catalyst specialist to develop basic and detail engineering design of producing heterogeneous catalysts.
Designed lab and pilot scale fixed and fluidized bed reactors for catalytic studies.
Designed recrystallization, spray drying, precipitation, impregnation in pilot and Industrial scale.
Experienced in review and optimization of PFDs and PIDs, utility flow diagrams, and utility consumption sheets, and equipment data sheets.
03/2014 to 08/2014
Participated as a process engineer in the design of FCC catalyst production at the pilot scale.
Developed the technical knowledge of producing FCC catalyst at the pilot scale.
Obtained extensive experience with catalyst characterization instruments: chemisorption, physisorption analyzer, FTIR, TGA/DSC-MS, GC, XRD, SEM, TEM, and ICP-OES.
06/2007 to 09/2007
Undergraduate Intern, Control Room OperatorTehran Refinery Company
Control Room Operator
Obtained substantial knowledge of different separation processes and control systems.
Obtained extensive experience through an overhaul procedure.
09/2010 to 05/2012
Graduate ResearcherUniversity of Tehran
Collaborating with the process modeling and simulation research group at Oil and Gas Processing Centre of Excellence.
Developed a new method and dimensionless number to model hydrodynamic and kinetics in fluidized bed reactors using commercial process simulators.
Experienced in Natural gas and coal volatile combustion in fluidized bed reactors.
09/2009 to 03/2012
Graduate ResearcherIran University of Science and Technology
Investigated the various synthesis methods of hydrogel particulates as a blocking agent in water flooding.
Synthesized polyacrylamide hydrogel microspheres using inverse suspension polymerization.
Obtained practical experiences in fabricating glass micro models, and multiphase flow through porous media.
PhD: Computational Science and Engineering North Carolina A&T State University - North Carolina Computational Science and Engineering
MSc: Chemical Engineering Thermo-kinetics Iran University of Science and Technology - Tehran Chemical Engineering Thermo-kinetics
BSc: Chemical Engineering University of Arak - Arak Chemical Engineering