• School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

20102019
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Personal profile

General

Dr Amiri is an experienced lecturer with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry.  He is a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy UK and skilled in Research and Development (R&D), Mathematical Modelling, Process Engineering. Strong education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Chemical Engineering from Curtin University. As a Postdoctoral researcher, Dr Amiri has been working on an ARC-Linkage project that aimed to develop a modular simulator with application in Fuel Cell technology commercialisation. Prior to this, he was working with Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia. Dr Amiri has 4 years of experience in process engineer role. Dr Amiri’s research focus is hydrogen production and fuel cell durability. 

Qualifications

  • BSc in Chemical Engineering
  • MSc in Chemical Engineering
  • PhD in Chemical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Fuel Cells and renewable energy
  • Process modelling and simulation
  • Natural gas processing
  • Hydrogen production

Teaching Activity

Undergraduate Modules

  • Process Simulation (Module leader)
  • Process Computations (Module leader)
  • Chemical Engineering Design Project
  • Design and Build

  Postgraduate Modules

  • Advanced Process Simulation (Module leader)
  • Advanced Research Project

Employment

  • 2016 – Present: Lecturer, Aston University. 
  • 2017 – Present: Adjunct Lecturer, Curtin University.
  • 2013 – 2016: Research Associate, Curtin University.
  • 2013 – 2015: Associate Lecturer, Curtin University.
  • 2009 – 2013: Research and Teaching Assistant, Curtin University.

PhD Supervision

  • Konstantinos Zoupalis (main supervisor)
  • Abdelnasir Omran (co-supervisor)
  • Shi Tang (co-supervisor): Multi-scale Modelling and Optimization Study on the Thermal Management of SOFC (completed).
  • Hossein Dashti (co-supervisor): Carbon Dioxide Capture using Gas Hydrates Technology (completed)

PhD projects in hydrogen production and fuel cell area are available. Potential applicants are welcome to contact Dr Amiri via email (a.p.amiri@aston.ac.uk)  

 

 

Contact Details

Phone number: 0121 204 3169
Email: a.p.amiri@aston.ac.uk 
Room number: MB110C

Education/Academic qualification

PG Cert

External positions

Adjunct Lecturer

15 Jan 2017 → …

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Research Output 2010 2019

A steady-state and dynamic simulation tool for solid oxide fuel cell operation applications

Amiri, A., Ahmed, K. & Tadé, M. O., 28 Jun 2019, 29th European Symposium on Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. Kiss, A., Zondervan, E., Lakerveld, R. & Özkan, L. (eds.). Elsevier, p. 595-600 6 p. (Computer Aided Chemical Engineering; vol. 46).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Simulators
Computer simulation
Flowcharting
Reaction kinetics

Modeling of hydrate-based CO2 capture with nucleation stage and induction time prediction capability

Dashti, H., Thomas, D. & Amiri, A., 10 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 231, p. 805-816 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrates
nucleation
Nucleation
prediction
modeling
Exergy
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Temperature control
Thermal gradients
Temperature

Variations of the shrinking core model for effective kinetics modeling of the gas hydrate-based CO2 capture process

Dashti, H., Thomas, D., Amiri, A. & Lou, X., 3 Jul 2019, 29th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering. Kiss, A., Zondervan, E., Lakerveld, R. & Özkan, L. (eds.). Elsevier

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Evaluation of Fuel Diversity in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell System

Amiri, A., Tang, S., Steinberger-Wilckens, R. & Tadé, M. O., 20 Nov 2018, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solid oxide fuel cells
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
evaluation
fuel systems
feed systems

Prizes

Best Student Paper Prize

Amirpiran Amiri (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

John A Brodie Medal

Amirpiran Amiri (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)