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Publications

  • Bozorgan, N. and M. Shafahi. 2015. Performance evaluation of nanofluids in solar energy. Micro and Nano Systems Letters 3: 1-15.

  • Anderson, K., M. Shafahi, R. Lakeh, S. Monemi and C. McNamara. 2015. CFD study of compost waste heat for use in a hybrid solar tower. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) Conference Proceedings: 73.

  • Anderson, K., M. Shafahi and C. McNamara. 2015. Thermal-Fluids Analysis of a Hybrid Solar/Compost Waste Heat Updraft Tower. Journal of Clean Energy Technologies 4: 213-220.

  • Kevin, A., M. Shafahi and A. Guiterrez. 2015. Numerical Study of Forced Air Cooling of a Heated Porous Foam Pyramid Array. Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics 8: 727-734.

  • Alizad, K., K. Vafai and M. Shafahi. 2012. Thermal performance and operational attributes of the startup characteristics of flat-shaped heat pipes using nanofluids. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55: 140-155.

  • Shafahi, M. and K. Vafai. 2011. Interfacial interactions of biomaterials in water decontamination applications. Journal of Materials Science 46: 6277-6284.

  • Shafahi, M. and K. Vafai. 2011. Human Eye Response to Thermal Disturbances. Journal of Heat Transfer-transactions of the Asme 133: 11009-11015.

  • Shafahi, M. 2010. Innovative Porous Media Approach in Modeling Biofilm Applications, Human Eye and Nanofluid Based Heat Pipes. .

  • Shafahi, M. and K. Vafai. 2010. Synthesis of biofilm resistance characteristics against antibiotics. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 53: 2943-2950.

  • Shafahi, M., V. Bianco, K. Vafai and O. Manca. 2010. Thermal performance of flat-shaped heat pipes using nanofluids. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 53: 1438-1445.

  • Shafahi, M., V. Bianco, K. Vafai and O. Manca. 2010. investigation of the thermal performance of cylindrical heat pipes using nanofluids. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 53: 376-383.

  • Shafahi, M. and K. Vafai. 2009. Biofilm affected characteristics of porous structures. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 52: 574-581.

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Educational Background

  • 2006-2010 – PhD, University of California, Riverside (Mechianical Engineering)

  • 2001-2004 – MS, Sistan and Baluchestan University, Iran (Chemical Engineering)

  • 1993-1999 – BS, Sahand University of Technology, Iran (Chemical Engineering)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2011-present – Assistant Professor, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

  • 2011 – Lecturer, University of California, Riverside

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Anderson, K – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

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