Mohsen Pourfallah
Mohsen Pourfallah

Mohsen Pourfallah

Email:  m.pourfalah[at]gmail.com
Degree: Assistant Professor

  Email: m.pourfallah@ustmb.ac.i
Email: m.pourfalah@gmail.com

Date of birth:   08.09.1983 | Nationality: Iranian

As a mechanical engineering professional, my works in the fields of Internal Combustion Engine and Renewable Energy has provided me with a vast knowledge and experience in different areas including Diesel Combustion, HCCI Combustion, Diesel Fuel Spray, Alternative fuels, Solar Energy and Geothermal Energy. I am an expert in various techniques related to Combustion modeling, Spray modeling, Engine test cell equipment and Renewable energy application. I am fully confident that I can fruitfully apply my knowledge and experience as a researcher in different sectors of mechanical companies. 


 
Qualifications
Sep. 2009-Sep. 2015:   PhD in Mechanical Engineering – Energy Conversion (Major subject: HCCI Combustion Engine)
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Babol Noshirvani University of  Technology, Babol, Iran

Sep. 2006-Dec. 2008:   MSc in Mechanical Engineering – Energy Conversion (Major subject: Internal Combustion Engine)
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran

Sep. 2001-Feb 2006:   BSc in Mechanical Engineering (thermo fluids)
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iranmaster

 
Research Interests
 
Honors and Awards
 
Previous and Present Positions
  • Des. 2015- Present:   Faculity Member
    Mazandaran University of Science and Technology
    Vice President of Research and Technology
    Head of  Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Head of Industry Liaison Office

  • Aug. 2014- Present:   Family of Heavy Duty National Engine Project Manager
    Iran Heavy Duty Company

  • Nov. 2012-Dec. 2015:   Head of Engine Test Department
    Iran Heavy Duty Company

  • Nov. 2009-Nov.2012:   Performance Analysis and Test Analysis Engineer
    Iran Heavy Duty Company

  • Sep. 2006-Dec. 2008:   Research Assistant / Technical assistant
    Iran Heavy Duty Company and Babol Noshirvani University of Technology
 
Professional Membership
 
Teaching Experiences
  • >9 years teaching experience in mechanical and civil engineering Courses included: Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Internal Combustion Engine, Advanced Thermodynamics and …
 
Publications
Journal Papers:
  • M.Gholinia, M.Pourfallah, H.R.Chamani, "Numerical Simulation of the Boiling Phenomenon in Improving the Cooling of a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine with Natural Gas" Modares Mechanical Engineering, 2019; 19(2):1-12. (In Persian)
  • H. Javadi, S.S. Mousavi Ajarostaghi, M.A. Rosen and M.pourfallah, "A Comprehensive Review of Backfill Materials and their Effects on  Ground Heat Exchanger Performance" Sustainability, 2019.
  • M. Pourfallah and M. Armin, “ An experimental and numerical study of the effects of reformer gas (H2 and CO) enrichment on the natural gas homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) engine ”, Heat and Mass Transfer, 2018.
  • S.O. Daei Niaki, M. Pourfallah and A. Zare Ghadi, “Simulation of HVAC System with Geothermal Energy and Solar Collector”, Amirkabir Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2018. (In Persian)
  • M.Gholinia, M.Pourfallah, H.R.Chamani, "Numerical investigation of heat transfers in the water jacket of heavy duty diesel engine by considering boiling phenomenon" Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, Vol. 12, September 2018, pp. 497-509.
  • Yousefzadeh, M. Monfaredi, R. Nabavi, M. Pourfallah and S.M. Mirsalim, “An experimental study of pre-main injection strategy to optimize TDI diesel engine”, The Journal of Engine Research, Vol. 41 (Winter 2016), pp. 55-62.
  • M. Gholinia, D.D. Ganji, M. Pourfallah, and S. Gholinia, “Analytical and Numerical Method in the Free Convection Flow of Pure  Water Non-Newtonian Nano fluid between Two Parallel Perpendicular Flat Plates” Innovative Energy & Research, Volume 5, Issue  2,1000142, 2016.
  • M. Pourfallah, A. A. Ranjbar, S. M. Mirsalim and S. A. Jazayeri, “Studying the Effect of Reformer Gas and Exhaust Gas Recirculation on Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine Operation”, International Journal of Engineering (IJE), TRANSACTIONS B: Applications Vol. 28, No. 8 (August 2015) 1199-1208.
  • M. Pourfallah, A. A. Ranjbar, S. M. Mirsalim and S. A. Jazayeri, “Investigation in the effect of combustion chamber thermal stratification on homogeneous charge compression ignition engine combustion operation”, The Journal of Engine Research, Vol. 35 (summer 2014), pp. 03-16. (In Persian)
  • Sh. Khalilarya, S. Jafarmadar, H. Khatamnezhad, Gh. Javadirad and M. Pourfallah “Simultaneously Reduction of NOx and Soot Emissions in a DI Heavy Duty diesel Engine Operating at High Cooled EGR Rates” International Journal of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering 6:1 2012.
  • H. Khatamnezhad, S. Khalilarya, S. Jafarmadar, H. Oryani and M.Pourfallah, “Numerical Investigation On The Effect Of Injection Timing On Combustion And Emissions In A DI Diesel Engine At Low Temperature Combustion Condition”, International Journal of Engineering (IJE), TRANSACTIONS B: Applications Vol. 24, No. 2 (July 2011) 165-179.
  • B. Jafari, M.Pourfallah, D.D. Ganji and S.M. Mirsalim, “The Effect of Different Injection Configuration on Combustion and Emissions Formation in a Heavy Duty Diesel Engine” Journal of Engine Research, Vol. 16 (autumn 2014), pp. 03-16. (In Persian)
  • A.A.Ranjbar, K.Sedighi, M.Farhadi and M.Pourfallah, “Computational study of the effect of different injection angle on heavy duty diesel engine combustion”, THERMAL SCIENCE, International Scientific Journal, 2009, volume 13, issue 3, page (9-21).
Conference Papers:

  • M. Pourfallah and M. Armin, “Investigating the Effect of Intake Temperature, Compression Ratio, and Exhaust Gas Recirculation on the Natural Gas Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine”, 7th International Conference on Clean and Green Energy, Paris, 7-9 Feb, 2018.
  • H.Javadi, H.Rajablou, M. Pourfallah, “Evaluation the Obstacles, Challenges and Strategies for the Development of Fuel Cell Vehicle Technology and Other New Technologies in the World” 4th Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Conference, University of Tehran, Iran, May 2017. (In Persian)
  • R.Abdollahpour and M.Pourfallah, “A Review of the Water Jet Propultion Design Methodology”, 1th Marine Propulsion Conference,Tehran, Feb., 2017. (In Persian)    
  • M. Pourfallah, A.A.Ranjbar, H. Khatamnezhad and B. Jafari “Numerical Investigation on the Effect of Different Piston Bowl Geometries on Combustion Process And Engine Performance In A Heavy Duty Di Diesel Engine” 7th International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, Istanbul, Turkey, July 18-22, 2011.
  • M. Mirsalim, D. D. Ganji, B. Jafari, H. Khatamnezhad and M. Pourfallah, “The Influence of Different Injection Rate Shapes on Combustion Process and Engine Performance In A Heavy Duty Di Diesel Engine”, 7th International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, Istanbul, Turkey, July 18-22, 2011.
  • M. Fathi, R. KhoshbakhtiSaray, M. Pourfallah, J. Kheyrollahi and G. Javadirad, “EGR and Intake Charge Temperature Effects on Dual-Fuel HCCI Combustion and Emissions Characteristics” 10th International Conference on Engines & Vehicles, September 2011, Naples, ITALY, SAE Paper 2011-24-0050.
  • H. Khatamnezhad , S. Khalilarya , S. Jafarmadar , B. Jafari , G. Javadirad and M. Pourfallah, “Numerical Investigation on the Spray Characteristics and Combustion Process in a DI Diesel Engine at Reduced Temperature Combustion Condition” 10th International Conference on Engines & Vehicles, September 2011, Naples, ITALY, SAE Paper 2011-24-0009.
  • M. Keshavarz, S.M. Mirsalim, M. fathi, J. Kheyrollahi and M.Pourfallah, “Experimental Investigation of rail pressure and injection timing effects on performance and emission characteristics of a common rail heavy duty diesel engine” Seventh International Conference on Internal Combustion Engines, Nov. 8-10, 2011, Tehran, Iran.
  • J. Kheyrollahi, M. Keshavarz, S. A. Jazayeri and M. Pourfallah, “Optimization of Intake port shape in a DI Diesel Engine Using CFD Flow Simulation”, CIMAC Congress 2010, Bergen.
  • H. Khatamnezhad, S. Jafarmadar, Sh. Khalilarya and M. Pourfallah, “Numerical Investigation of The Effect of Nozzle Orifice Geometry On The Spray Characteristics and Combustion Process of A DI Diesel Engine”, 13th Annual & 2nd International Fluid Dynamics conference, 26-28 Oct.2010, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran.
  • M. Pourfallah, B. Jafari and A. A. Ranjbar, “Effect of injection timing on the combustion and emission formation of a DI heavy duty diesel engine”,12th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, 28-30 April 2009, Babol, Iran.
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