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Dr Mohsen Sarafraz

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow Grade 2

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Engineering

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Biography

Bio: 

Dr Mohsen Sarafraz is "Vice-Chancellor Alfred Deakin Research Fellow", Research Project Manager at Deakin University, and Adjunct Lecturer at University of Adelaide working on "Development of next generation of nano-catalysts for hydrogen production" in School of Engineering. He is also developing plasmonic nanomaterials for biomedical applications including photothermal cancer therapy and advanced photothermal tumour therapy. 

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Biography summary

Mohsen is working on plasmonic nanoparticles and process modelling for hydrogen and clean fuel production. He is also working on next generation of plasmonic nanomaterials for biomedical applications including hyperthermia and cancer therapy. 

Research interests

  • Photothermal micro-reactors and optofluidics,
  • Plasmonic nanomaterials in photothermal therapy and cancer treatment
  • Photocatalysis,
  • Plasmonic nanomaterials, 
  • Hydrogen production,
  • Renewable Energy,
  • Process intensification,
  • Plasma, and,
  • Complex Process Modelling.

Affiliations

2020-present: Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Engineering, Warun ponds, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

2020-present: Adjunct Lecturer, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide, South Australia. 

2019-2020: Research Fellow, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom.

2018-2019: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, University of Adelaide, South Australia. 

2015-2018: PhD, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide, South Australia.

2011-2015: Research Associate, Iran Nanotechnology Council, Tehran, Iran. 

Teaching interests

Advanced thermodynamics

Thermo-fluids

Reactor design and reaction engineering

Microfluidics and nanofluids

Renewable Energy

Advanced functional materials

Knowledge areas

Biomedical Research Activities

-Photothermal cancer therapy using plasmonic nanoparticles.

-Modelling of plasmonic nanoparticles in biomedical systems.

-Photothermal degradation of fats and biodepositions in biomedical organs. 

 

Renewable Energy Research Activities

- Chemical looping technology for carbon capture, synthetic fuel and hydrogen production.

- Photothermal micro-reactors for hydrogen production.

- Bubble formation, bubble dynamics and nucleation phenomena in boiling and two-phase thermodynamic energy systems. 

-Nano-suspensions in advanced thermal engineering and thermo-fluids. 

- Transport phenomena and process intensification.

- Plasma technology for energy production.

Media appearances

Awarded fellowship on hydrogen production:

https://ecms.adelaide.edu.au/news/list/2020/01/23/dr-mohammad-mohsen-sarafraz-awarded-alfred-deakin-postdoctoral-research

Thermofluids:

http://www.dastavardha.com/index.aspx?pid=99&articleid=183956&itemid=70536

Energy Storage:

https://ecms.adelaide.edu.au/system/files/media/documents/2020-03/Power%20and%20Renewable%20Energy%20-%20ECMS%20-%20Feb2020_web.pdf

National Industrial Magazine reporting on nano-fluid based cooling cycles:

http://www.akhbaresanat.ir/Newspaper/PagePDF/4311

Projects

- Biomedical applications of plasmonic nanoparticles.

- Development of next generation of photothermal nanocatalyst for hydrogen production.

- Liquid Chemical Looping Hydrogen Production from biomass.

- Thermal Plasma for clean fuel production.

Publications

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2021

Thermodynamic potential of a high-concentration hybrid photovoltaic/thermal plant for co-production of steam and electricity

M Sarafraz, M Goodarzi, I Tlili, T Alkanhal, M Arjomandi

(2021), Vol. 143, pp. 1389-1398, Journal of thermal analysis and calorimetry, Cham, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Sustainable three-stage chemical looping ammonia production (3CLAP) process

M Sarafraz, F Christo

(2021), Vol. 229, pp. 1-16, Energy Conversion and Management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Simulation study of a pulsed DBD with an electrode containing charge injector parts

N Pourali, M Sarafraz, V Hessel, E Rebrov

(2021), Vol. 28, pp. 1-9, Physics of plasmas, Melville, N.Y ., C1-1

journal article

Fluid-structure interaction computational analysis and experiments of tsunami bore forces on coastal bridges

I Mazinani, M Sarafraz, Z Ismail, A Hashim, M Safaei, S Wongwises

(2021), pp. 1-23, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, Bingley, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Phase change heat transfer induced by plasmon heat generation in liquid micro-layer inside a micro-reactor

M Sarafraz, F Christo

(2021), Vol. 42, pp. 1-15, Journal of Energy Storage, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Enzymatic pretreatment of recycled grease trap waste in batch and continuous-flow reactors for biodiesel production

N Tran, M Gelonch, S Liang, Z Xiao, M Sarafraz, M Tišma, H Federsel, S Ley, V Hessel

(2021), Vol. 426, pp. 1-12, Chemical Engineering Journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2020

The resource gateway: Microfluidics and requirements engineering for sustainable space systems

V Hessel, M Sarafraz, N Tran

(2020), Vol. 225, Chemical Engineering Science, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Pool boiling heat transfer to CuO-H₂O nanofluid on finned surfaces

Z Li, M Sarafraz, A Mazinani, T Hayat, H Alsulami, M Goodarzi

(2020), Vol. 156, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Transient pool boiling and particulate deposition of copper oxide nano-suspensions

Zhixiong Li, A Mazinani, Tasawar Hayat, A Al-Rashed, H Alsulami, Marjan Goodarzi, M Sarafraz

(2020), Vol. 155, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Potentials of boiling heat transfer in advanced thermal energy systems

Saman Rashidi, Faramarz Hormozi, Mohammad Sarafraz

(2020), Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Budapest, Hungary, C1-1

journal article

Potential application of Response Surface Methodology (RSM) for the prediction and optimization of thermal conductivity of aqueous CuO (II) nanofluid: A statistical approach and experimental validation

Yeping Peng, Usama Khaled, Abdullah Al-Rashed, Rashid Meer, Marjan Goodarzi, M Sarafraz

(2020), Vol. 554, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Enhancement of heat transfer in peristaltic flow in a permeable channel under induced magnetic field using different CNTs

M Raza, R Ellahi, S Sait, M Sarafraz, M Shadloo, Ifaheem Waheed

(2020), Vol. 140, pp. 1277-1291, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Budapest, Hungary, C1-1

journal article

Heat transfer evaluation of a micro heat exchanger cooling with spherical carbon-acetone nanofluid

Z Li, Usama Khaled, Abdullah Al-Rashed, Marjan Goodarzi, M Sarafraz, Rashed Meer

(2020), Vol. 149, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Thermodynamic potential of a novel plasma-assisted sustainable process for co-production of ammonia and hydrogen with liquid metals

M Sarafraz, N Tran, N Pourali, E Rebrov, V Hessel

(2020), Vol. 210, Energy Conversion and Management, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Fundamental and subphenomena of boiling heat transfer

Saman Rashidi, Faramarz Hormozi, Mohammad Sarafraz

(2020), Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Budapest, Hungary, C1-1

journal article

Performance index improvement of a double-pipe cooler with MgO/water-ethylene glycol (50:50) nano-suspension

H Arya, M Sarafraz, O Pourmehran, M Arjomandi

(2020), Vol. 9, pp. 75-86, Propulsion and power research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Development of human respiratory airway models: A review

Kaveh Ahookhosh, Oveis Pourmehran, Habib Aminfar, Mousa Mohammadpourfard, Mohammad Sarafraz, Hamed Hamishehkar

(2020), Vol. 145, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Study of two-phase Newtonian nanofluid flow hybrid with Hafnium particles under the effects of slip

Rahmat Ellahi, Farooq Hussain, Syed Abbas, Mohammad Sarafraz, Marjan Goodarzi, Mostafa Shadloo

(2020), Vol. 5, Inventions, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Numerical investigation of mixed convection heat transfer behavior of nanofluid in a cavity with different heat transfer areas

Shahrouz Yousefzadeh, Hamid Rajabi, Navid Ghajari, Mohammad Sarafraz, Omid Akbari, Marjan Goodarzi

(2020), Vol. 140, pp. 2779-2803, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Budapest, Hungary, C1-1

journal article

Numerical study on mixed convection of a non-Newtonian nanofluid with porous media in a two lid-driven square cavity

Saeed Nazari, R Ellahi, M Sarafraz, Mohammad Safaei, Ali Asgari, Omid Akbari

(2020), Vol. 140, pp. 1121-1145, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Budapest, Hungary, C1-1

journal article

Pool boiling heat transfer characteristics of iron oxide nano-suspension under constant magnetic field

M Sarafraz, O Pourmehran, B Yang, M Arjomandi, R Ellahi

(2020), Vol. 147, pp. 1-11, International journal of thermal sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Thermal analysis and thermo-hydraulic characteristics of zirconia-water nanofluid under a convective boiling regime

M Sarafraz, I Tlili, Z Tian, A Khan, M Safaei

(2020), Vol. 139, pp. 2413-2422, Journal of thermal analysis and calorimetry, Cham, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Thermal evaluation of a heat pipe working with n-pentane-acetone and n-pentane-methanol binary mixtures

M Sarafraz, Z Tian, I Tlili, S Kazi, M Goodarzi

(2020), Vol. 139, pp. 2435-2445, Journal of thermal analysis and calorimetry, Cham, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Operation analysis, response and performance evaluation of a pulsating heat pipe for low temperature heat recovery

Z Li, M Sarafraz, A Mazinani, H Moria, I Tlili, T Alkanhal, M Goodarzi, M Safaei

(2020), Vol. 222, pp. 1-15, Energy Conversion and Management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Thermodynamic assessment and techno-economic analysis of a liquid indium-based chemical looping system for biomass gasification

M Sarafraz, F Christo

(2020), Vol. 225, pp. 1-13, Energy conversion and management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2019

Statistical and experimental investigation on flow boiling heat transfer to carbon nanotube-therminol nanofluid

M Sarafraz, A Abad

(2019), Vol. 536, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Filtration of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl from water and recycling of fluorine: a thermochemical equilibrium analysis

M Sarafraz, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 73, pp. 1853-1862, Chemical Papers, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Experimental investigation and performance optimisation of a catalytic reforming micro-reactor using response surface methodology

M Sarafraz, M Safaei, M Goodarzi, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 199, pp. 1-9, Energy Conversion and Management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Assessment of iron oxide (III)-therminol 66 nanofluid as a novel working fluid in a convective radiator heating system for buildings

M Sarafraz, A Baghi, M Safaei, A Leon, R Ghomashchi, M Goodarzi, C Lin

(2019), Vol. 12, pp. 1-13, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Radiation heat transfer in a complex geometry containing anisotropically-scattering mie particles

A Ettaleb, M Abbassi, H Farhat, K Guedri, A Omri, M Borjini, M Goodarzi, M Sarafraz

(2019), Vol. 12, pp. 1-22, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Energetic analysis of different configurations of power plants connected to liquid chemical looping gasification

M Sarafraz, M Safaei, A Leon, U Khaled, M Goodarzi, R Meer

(2019), Vol. 7, pp. 1-18, Processes, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Effects of magnetic field on micro cross jet injection of dispersed nanoparticles in a microchannel

S Bagherzadeh, E Jalali, M Sarafraz, O Ali Akbari, A Karimipour, M Goodarzi, Q Bach

(2019), Vol. 30, pp. 2683-2704, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, Bingley, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Nanofluids as secondary fluid in the refrigeration system: Experimental data, regression, ANFIS, and NN modeling

Z Li, F Renault, A Gómez, M Sarafraz, H Khan, M Safaei, E Filho

(2019), Vol. 144, pp. 1-15, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Heat transfer of oil/MWCNT nanofluid jet injection inside a rectangular microchannel

E Jalali, O Akbari, M Sarafraz, T Abbas, M Safaei

(2019), Vol. 11, pp. 1-20, Symmetry, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Smart optimization of a thermosyphon heat pipe for an evacuated tube solar collector using response surface methodology (RSM)

M Sarafraz, I Tlili, Z Tian, M Bakouri, M Safaei

(2019), Vol. 534, pp. 1-12, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Convective bubbly flow ofwater in an annular pipe: Role of total dissolved solids on heat transfer characteristics and bubble formation

M Sarafraz, M Shadloo, Z Tian, I Tlili, T Alkanhal, M Safaei, M Goodarzi, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 11, pp. 1-16, Water, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Marangoni effect on the thermal performance of glycerol/water mixture in microchannel

B Yang, M Sarafraz, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 161, pp. 1-10, Applied Thermal Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Experimental investigation on thermal performance of a PV/T-PCM (photovoltaic/thermal) system cooling with a PCM and nanofluid

M Sarafraz, M Safaei, A Leon, I Tlili, T Alkanhal, Z Tian, M Goodarzi, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 12, pp. 1-16, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

High quality syngas production with supercritical biomass gasification integrated with a water-gas shift reactor

M Sarafraz, M Safaei, M Jafarian, M Goodarzi, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 12, pp. 1-14, Energies, Basel, Swizterland, C1-1

journal article

Diurnal thermal evaluation of an evacuated tube solar collector (ETSC) charged with graphene nanoplatelets-methanol nano-suspension

M Sarafraz, M Safaei

(2019), Vol. 142, pp. 364-372, Renewable Energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

The thermo-chemical potential liquid chemical looping gasification with bismuth oxide

M Sarafraz, M Jafarian, M Arjomandi, G Nathan

(2019), Vol. 44, pp. 8038-8050, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Experimental investigation of the reduction of liquid bismuth oxide with graphite

M Sarafraz, M Jafarian, M Arjomandi, G Nathan

(2019), Vol. 188, pp. 110-117, Fuel Processing Technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Reforming of methanol with steam in a micro-reactor with Cu-SiO2 porous catalyst

M Sarafraz, M Safaei, M Goodarzi, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 44, pp. 19628-19639, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Thermal and hydraulic performance of a heat exchanger working with carbon-water nanofluid

M Sarafraz, M Silakhori, S Madani, M Kiamahalleh, O Pourmehran

(2019), Vol. 55, pp. 3443-3453, Heat and Mass Transfer, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Numerical Simulation of Natural Convection Heat Transfer of Nanofluid with Cu, MWCNT, and Al2O3 Nanoparticles in a Cavity with Different Aspect Ratios

H Goodarzi, O Akbari, M Sarafraz, M Karchegani, M Safaei, G Sheikh Shabani

(2019), Vol. 11, Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article

Fluid and heat transfer characteristics of aqueous graphene nanoplatelet (GNP) nanofluid in a microchannel

M Sarafraz, B Yang, O Pourmehran, M Arjomandi, R Ghomashchi

(2019), Vol. 107, pp. 24-33, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Thermal assessment of nano-particulate graphene-water/ethylene glycol (WEG 60:40) nano-suspension in a compact heat exchanger

M Sarafraz, M Safaei, Z Tian, M Goodarzi, E Filho, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 12, pp. 1-17, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Potential of solar collectors for clean thermal energy production in smart cities using nanofluids: Experimental assessment and efficiency improvement

M Sarafraz, I Tlili, M Baseer, M Safaei

(2019), Vol. 9, pp. 1-17, Applied Sciences, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Thermal evaluation of graphene nanoplatelets nanofluid in a fast-responding HP with the potential use in solar systems in smart cities

M Sarafraz, I Tlili, Z Tian, M Bakouri, M Safaei, M Goodarzi

(2019), Vol. 9, pp. 1-11, Applied sciences, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Heat transfer analysis of Ga-In-Sn in a compact heat exchanger equipped with straight micro-passages

M Sarafraz, M Safaei, M Goodarzi, B Yang, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 139, pp. 675-684, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Assessment of the thermal performance of a thermosyphon heat pipe using zirconia-acetone nanofluids

M Sarafraz, O Pourmehran, B Yang, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 136, pp. 884-895, Renewable Energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics of MgO nanofluid in a double pipe heat exchanger

H Arya, M Sarafraz, O Pourmehran, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 55, pp. 1769-1781, Heat and Mass Transfer, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Contact angle and heat transfer characteristics of a gravity-driven film flow of a particulate liquid metal on smooth and rough surfaces

M Sarafraz, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 149, pp. 602-612, Applied Thermal Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Experimental thermal energy assessment of a liquid metal eutectic in a microchannel heat exchanger equipped with a (10 Hz/50 Hz) resonator

M Sarafraz, J Hart, E Shrestha, H Arya, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 148, pp. 578-590, Applied Thermal Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Pool boiling under the magnetic environment: experimental study on the role of magnetism in particulate fouling and bubbling of iron oxide/ethylene glycol nano-suspension

H Arya, M Sarafraz, M Arjomandi

(2019), Vol. 55, pp. 119-132, Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article
2018

Heat transfer and fluid flow of MgO/ethylene glycol in a corrugated heat exchanger

H Arya, M Sarafraz, M Arjomandi

(2018), Vol. 32, pp. 3975-3982, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Thermal and hydraulic analysis of a rectangular microchannel with gallium-copper oxide nano-suspension

M Sarafraz, H Arya, M Arjomandi

(2018), Vol. 263, pp. 382-389, Journal of Molecular Liquids, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Pool boiling heat transfer to zinc oxide-ethylene glycol nano-suspension near the critical heat flux

M Sarafraz, O Pourmehran, V Nikkhah, A Arya

(2018), Vol. 32, pp. 2309-2315, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Flow boiling heat transfer to MgO-therminol 66 heat transfer fluid: Experimental assessment and correlation development

M Sarafraz, H Arya, M Saeedi, D Ahmadi

(2018), Vol. 138, pp. 552-562, Applied Thermal Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Rheological behaviour of various metal-based nano-fluids between rotating discs: a new insight

O Pourmehran, M Sarafraz, M Rahimi-Gorji, D Ganji

(2018), Vol. 88, pp. 37-48, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Thermal performance analysis of a microchannel heat sink cooling with copper oxide-indium (CuO/In) nano-suspensions at high-temperatures

M Sarafraz, M Arjomandi

(2018), Vol. 137, pp. 700-709, Applied Thermal Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Demonstration of plausible application of gallium nano-suspension in microchannel solar thermal receiver: Experimental assessment of thermo-hydraulic performance of microchannel

M Sarafraz, M Arjomandi

(2018), Vol. 94, pp. 39-46, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Potential of molten lead oxide for liquid chemical looping gasification (LCLG): A thermochemical analysis

M Sarafraz, M Jafarian, M Arjomandi, G Nathan

(2018), Vol. 43, pp. 4195-4210, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Thermal performance of a heat sink microchannel working with biologically produced silver-water nanofluid: Experimental assessment

M Sarafraz, V Nikkhah, M Nakhjavani, A Arya

(2018), Vol. 91, pp. 509-519, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Thermal performance analysis of a flat heat pipe working with carbon nanotube-water nanofluid for cooling of a high heat flux heater

A Arya, M Sarafraz, S Shahmiri, S Madani, V Nikkhah, S Nakhjavani

(2018), Vol. 54, pp. 985-997, Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article
2017

Cooling of high heat flux flat surface with nanofluid assisted convective loop: Experimental assessment

A Arya, S Shahmiry, V Nikkhah, M Sarafraz

(2017), Vol. 64, pp. 519-531, Archive of Mechanical Engineering, Warsaw, Poland, C1-1

journal article

The relative performance of alternative oxygen carriers for liquid chemical looping combustion and gasification

M Sarafraz, M Jafarian, M Arjomandi, G Nathan

(2017), Vol. 42, pp. 16396-16407, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Fouling formation and thermal performance of aqueous carbon nanotube nanofluid in a heat sink with rectangular parallel microchannel

M Sarafraz, V Nikkhah, M Nakhjavani, A Arya

(2017), Vol. 123, pp. 29-39, Applied Thermal Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using green tea leaves: Experimental study on the morphological, rheological and antibacterial behaviour

M Nakhjavani, V Nikkhah, M Sarafraz, S Shoja, M Sarafraz

(2017), Vol. 53, pp. 3201-3209, Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Low-frequency vibration for fouling mitigation and intensification of thermal performance of a plate heat exchanger working with CuO/water nanofluid

M Sarafraz, V Nikkhah, S Madani, M Jafarian, F Hormozi

(2017), Vol. 121, pp. 388-399, Applied Thermal Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Potential use of liquid metal oxides for chemical looping gasification: A thermodynamic assessment

M Sarafraz, M Jafarian, M Arjomandi, G Nathan

(2017), Vol. 195, pp. 702-712, Applied Energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Thermal behavior of aqueous iron oxide nano-fluid as a coolant on a flat disc heater under the pool boiling condition

E Salari, S Peyghambarzadeh, M Sarafraz, F Hormozi, V Nikkhah

(2017), Vol. 53, pp. 265-275, Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

On the convective thermal performance of a CPU cooler working with liquid gallium and CuO/water nanofluid: A comparative study

M Sarafraz, A Arya, F Hormozi, V Nikkhah

(2017), Vol. 112, pp. 1373-1381, Applied Thermal Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2016

Thermal performance and viscosity of biologically produced silver/coconut oil nanofluids

M Sarafraz, A Arya, V Nikkhah, F Hormozi

(2016), Vol. 30, pp. 489-500, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly, Zagreb, Croatia, C1-1

journal article

Boiling heat transfer of alumina nano-fluids: Role of nanoparticle deposition on the boiling heat transfer coefficient

E Salari, M Peyghambarzadeh, M Sarafraz, F Hormozi

(2016), Vol. 60, pp. 252-258, Periodica Polytechnica Chemical Engineering, C1-1

journal article

Thermal performance of a counter-current double pipe heat exchanger working with COOH-CNT/water nanofluids

M Sarafraz, F Hormozi, V Nikkhah

(2016), Vol. 78, pp. 41-49, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Boiling thermal performance of TiO2 aqueous nanofluids as a coolant on a disc copper block

E Salari, S Peyghambarzadeh, M Sarafraz, F Hormozi

(2016), Vol. 60, pp. 106-122, Periodica Polytechnica Chemical Engineering, Budapest, Hungary, C1-1

journal article

Experimental studies on the stability of CuO nanoparticles dispersed in different base fluids: influence of stirring, sonication and surface active agents

M Kamalgharibi, F Hormozi, S Zamzamian, M Sarafraz

(2016), Vol. 52, pp. 55-62, Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

On the fouling formation of functionalized and non-functionalized carbon nanotube nano-fluids under pool boiling condition

M Sarafraz, F Hormozi, M Silakhori, S Peyghambarzadeh

(2016), Vol. 95, pp. 433-444, Applied Thermal Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Critical heat flux and pool boiling heat transfer analysis of synthesized zirconia aqueous nano-fluids

M Sarafraz, T Kiani, F Hormozi

(2016), Vol. 70, pp. 75-83, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Heat transfer, pressure drop and fouling studies of multi-walled carbon nanotube nano-fluids inside a plate heat exchanger

M Sarafraz, F Hormozi

(2016), Vol. 72, pp. 1-11, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Experimental investigation on the pool boiling heat transfer to aqueous multi-walled carbon nanotube nanofluids on the micro-finned surfaces

M Sarafraz, F Hormozi

(2016), Vol. 100, pp. 255-266, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Pool boiling heat transfer to aqueous alumina nano-fluids on the plain and concentric circular micro-structured (CCM) surfaces

M Sarafraz, F Hormozi, S Peyghambarzadeh

(2016), Vol. 72, pp. 125-139, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Comparatively experimental study on the boiling thermal performance of metal oxide and multi-walled carbon nanotube nanofluids

M Sarafraz, F Hormozi

(2016), Vol. 287, pp. 412-430, Powder Technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2015

Application of Spherical Copper Oxide (II) Water Nano-fluid as a Potential Coolant in a Boiling Annular Heat Exchanger

V Nikkhah, M Sarafraz, F Hormozi

(2015), Vol. 29, pp. 405-415, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly, Zagreb, Croatia, C1-1

journal article

Upward flow boiling to DI-water and Cuo nanofluids inside the concentric annuli

M Sarafraz, F Hormozi, S Peyghambarzadeh, N Vaeli

(2015), Vol. 8, pp. 651-659, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Tehran, Iran, C1-1

journal article

Intensification of forced convection heat transfer using biological nanofluid in a double-pipe heat exchanger

M Sarafraz, F Hormozi

(2015), Vol. 66, pp. 279-289, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Role of nanofluid fouling on thermal performance of a thermosyphon: Are nanofluids reliable working fluid?

M Sarafraz, F Hormozi, S Peyghambarzadeh

(2015), Vol. 82, pp. 212-224, Applied Thermal Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Pool boiling heat transfer to dilute copper oxide aqueous nanofluids

M Sarafraz, F Hormozi

(2015), Vol. 90, pp. 224-237, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Particulate fouling of CuO-water nanofluid at isothermal diffusive condition inside the conventional heat exchanger-experimental and modeling

V Nikkhah, M Sarafraz, F Hormozi, S Peyghambarzadeh

(2015), Vol. 60, pp. 83-95, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2011

Artificial boiling heat transfer in the free convection to carbonic acid solution

S Alavi Fazel, A Arabi Shamsabadi, M Sarafraz, S Peyghambarzadeh

(2011), Vol. 35, pp. 645-652, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Steady State & Transient Flow & Heat Analysis of 14D SiBox TES.

A/Prof Farid Christo, Dr Mohsen Sarafraz

  • 2021: $12,008
  • 2020: $6,002

Supervisions

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