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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    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

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

    Research Interests

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

    Teaching Activity

    Undergraduate Modules

    • CE2105: Process Simulation (Module leader)
    • CE3021: Process Computations (Module leader)
    • CE3003: Chemical Engineering Design Project
    • CE1002: Design and Build

      Postgraduate Modules

    • CE4023: Advanced Process Simulation (Module leader)
    • CE4011: 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 (ongoing): Control design for mSOFC with focus on lifetime and performance improvements
    • Abdelnasir Omran (ongoing): Techno-economic study of proton exchange membrane fuel cell hybrid vehicle (PEMHFCHV) with focus on overall efficiency and power consumption
    • Shi Tang (completed): Multi-scale Modelling and Optimization Study on the Thermal Management of SOFC.
    • Hossein Dashti (completed): Carbon Dioxide Capture using Gas Hydrates Technology

    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

    Mechanistic study to investigate the effects of different gas injection scenarios on the rate of asphaltene deposition: An experimental approach

    Dashti, H., Zanganeh, P., Kord, S., Ayatollahi, S. & Amiri, A., 15 Nov 2019, In : Fuel. 116615.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oils
    asphaltene
    Recovery
    Petroleum industry
    Methane

    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

    Proton-exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell system mathematical modelling

    Abdelnasir, O., Smith, D., Alaswad, A., Amiri, A., Sodre, J. R. & Lucchesi, A., 6 Oct 2019. 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC)
    Fuel cells
    Hydrogen
    Conversion efficiency
    Protons
    Exergy
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Temperature control
    Thermal gradients
    Temperature

    Prizes

    John A Brodie Medal

    Amirpiran Amiri (Recipient), 2012

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Best Student Paper Prize

    Amirpiran Amiri (Recipient), 2012

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)