Personal Information
Fardis Nakhaei

Department of Mining Engineering and Metallurgy, Amirkabir University, Tehran, Iran

Fardis Nakhaei
Educations
From 10/2012 to 10/2018, Doctorate , Iran
From 09/2008 to 09/2010, MS.C , Iran
Work Experiences
From 07.2009- to 07.2010, project implementer , Sarcheshmeh Copper Complex
From 08.2010 to 12.2010, project implementer , Golgohar Iron Ore Complex
From 12.2010 to 02.2011, project colleague , Golgohar Iron Ore Complex
From 09.2012 to 03.2013, main project colleague , Shahr-e Babak Copper Complex (Miduk)
From 01.2013 to 06.2013, senior expert of project , Madan Kav (a mining engineering Co)
From 1.2015 to 07.2016, project implementer , Golgohar Iron Ore Complex
From 12.2015 to 10.2016, consultant , Birjand Refractory Mining Co.
From 09.2017 to 11.2017, project implementer , Iran Mineral Processing Research Center
From 02.2018 to 04.2018, consultant , Birjand Refractory Mining Co.
From 11.2018 to 05.2019, consultant and researcher , Iran Mineral Processing Research Center
Speciality
Comminution (Crushing and grinding)
Particle Size Classification
Physical separation methods (Gravity, Magnetic, Electrostatics)
Physicochemical separation method (Flotation)
Chemical method and hydrometallurgy (Dissolution, Purification and Electrolysis)
Modeling, Simulation and optimization of mineral processing and extractive metallurgy systems
Control of mineral processing and extractive metallurgy systems
Artificial intelligence and image analysis
Book
O. VandGhorbany, F. Nakhaei, "Advanced Control And Supervision of Mineral Processing Plants", Daniel Sbárbaro · René del Villar, Translated to Persian, ISBN: 978-964-7541-63-3, Aftabe Andishe, Tehran, 2014
F. Nakhaei "A Century of Developments in the Flotation Routes of Iron Ores: Properties and Performances", Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-659-85122-3
Journal Articles
F. Nakhaeie, A. Sam, M. R. Mosavi, "Concentrate Grade Prediction in an Industrial Flotation Column using Artificial Neural Network", The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering (38), 2012, 1011-1023.
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, M. R. Mosavi and A. Nakhaei, "Immediate Prediction and Correction of XRF Analyzers Error in Elements On-Line Assaying Using Optimal Estimator", Journal of Analytical and Numerical Methods in Mining Engineering, Iran, 2 (4), 2012, 1-10.
F. Nakhaei, M. R. Mosavi and A. Sam, " Recovery and Grade Accurate Prediction of Pilot Plant Flotation Column Concentrate: Neural Network and Statistical Techniques", International Journal of Mineral Processing, 110–111, 2012, 140–154.
F. Nakhaeie, A. Sam, M. R. Mosavi, A. Nakhaeie, "Prediction of XRF Analyzers Error for Elements On-Line Assaying using Kalman Filter", International Journal of Mining Science and Technology 22, 2012, 595–601.
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam and M. A. Shahriari, "Feasibility Study of Iron Concentrate Production in WTP Circuit from New and Old Wet Tailings of Golgohar Iron Ore Processing Plant", Journal of Shahrood Islamic Azad University (JEM), Iran, 1 (1), 2012, 47-60.
F. Nakhaei, Malek Naderi, Mehdi Iranajad, "Iron Ore and Steel Production Trends and Energy Consumption Saving Methods in the World", Industrial Technology Development, Sharif university Branch, Iran, 10(19), 2012, 39-50.
F. Nakhaei, M. R. Mosavi and A. Sam, "Recovery and Grade Prediction of Pilot Plant Flotation Column Concentrate by a Hybrid Neural Genetic Algorithm ", International Journal of Mining Science and Technology 23, 2013, 69–77.
F. Nakhaei, A. Abdolahzadeh, M. Irannajad, "A Method for Investigation System Structure measurement of Complex Circuits in Mineral Processing Industries (Extraction of Observable Variables and Mass Balance)" Journal of Analytical and Numerical Methods in Mining Engineering, Iran,3 (5), 2013, 77-88.
H. Larki, M. Yousefikhoshbakht, F. Nakhaei, M. Sedighpour, "A Combined Modified Meta-heuristic Algorithm for the Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem", Transportation Research Journal (TRJ), 10 (1), 2013, 73-88
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Comparison between Neural Networks and Multiple Regression Methods in Metallurgical Performance Modeling of Flotation Column" Physicochem. Probl. Miner. Process. 49(1), 2013, 255-266.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Prediction of On-line Froth Depth Measurement Errors in Industrial Flotation Columns: A Promising Tool for Automatic Control" Physicochem. Probl. Miner. Process. 49(2), 2013, 757−768
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Investigation of Effective Parameters for Molybdenite Recovery from Porphyry Copper Ores in Industrial Flotation Circuit", Physicochem. Probl. Miner. Process., 50 (2), 2014, 477-491
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "The Use of Seawater in Copper and Molybdenum Flotation", Iranian Journal of Marine Technology, 2 (1), 2015, 103-111.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Review of Literature on Flotation of Cu-Mo Sulphide Ores in Sea Water ", Iranian Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 19 (74), 2015, 1-13.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Investigation of Effective Parameters on Gas Dispersion Variables in Flotation Columns", Iranian Journal of Mining Engineering, 10, (28), 2015, 27-33.
Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Application and Comparison of RNN, RBFNN and MNLR approaches on prediction of flotation column performance" International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 25, 2015, 983–990.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, Abbas Sam, Ali Jamalzadeh, "Application of D-optimal Design for Optimizing Copper-Molybdenum Sulphides Flotation ", Physicochem. Probl. Miner. Process. 52(1), 2016, 252−267.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad and M. Yousefikhoshbakht, "Simultaneous Optimization on Flotation Column Performance using Genetic Evolutionary Algorithm", Physicochem. Probl. Miner. Process, 52(2), 2016, 874−893.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad and M. Yousefikhoshbakht, "Flotation Column Performance Optimization based on Imperialist Competitive Algorithm", International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering, 7 (1), 2016, 1-17.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Sulphur Removal of Iron Ore Tailings by Flotation", Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 38 (12), 2017, 1755-1763.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Pyrite Removal from Iron Ore Concentrate by Column Flotation", Journal of Mineral Resources Engineering, 1 (2), 2017, 1-93.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, S. Mohammadnejad, "Application of Image Analysis Systems in Flotation Process", Soft Computing Journal, 5 (2), 2017, 66-83
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Reagents Types in Flotation of Iron Oxide Minerals: A Review", Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, 39 (2), 2018, 89-124.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, S. Mohammadnejad, "Evaluation of Column Flotation Froth Behaviour by Image Analysis: Effects of Operational Factors", Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 40(19), 2018, 2286-2306.
M. Irannajad, R. Soltanpour, F. Nakhaei, "Evaluation of Factors Affecting the Carrying Capacity of Laboratory Flotation Column Treating Copper Sulfides", Amirkabir Journal of Civil Engineering, 10.22060/ceej.2018.12464.5218
M. Irannajad, F. Nakhaei, S. Mohammadnejad, "Correlation between Column Flotation Froth Image Features in Respect to Operational Variables", Journal of Mineral Resources Engineering, 3 (1), 2018, 59-76
M. Asghari, O.VandGhorbany, F. Nakhaei, "Relationship among Operational Parameters, Ore Characteristics and Product Shape Properties in an Industrial SAG Mill", Particulate Science and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1080/02726351.2018.1482977.
R. Soltanpour, M. Irannajad, F. Nakhaei, "Investigation of Effective Operating Parameters on Carrying Capacity in Column Flotation of Copper Sulfide Minerals", Particulate Science and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1080/02726351.2018.1435593
M. Asghari, F. Nakhaei, O.VandGhorbany, "Copper Recovery Improvement in an Industrial Flotation Circuit: A Case Study of Sarcheshmeh Copper Mine", Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. https://doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2018.1520356.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Energy Efficiency and Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions in the Steel Industry with an Emphasis on Sustainable Development", Journal of Human and Environment (Accepted).
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, S. Mohammadnejad, "A comprehensive review of froth surface monitoring as an aid for grade and recovery prediction of flotation process", International Journal of Mining Science and Technology
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, S. Mohammadnejad, " Flotation process monitoring using feature extraction of froth image: Statistical and dynamic features", Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects (Accepted).
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Comparison of Conventional and Column Cells in Terms of Flotation Performance for Desulfurization of Iron Ore Concentrate", New Findings in Applied Geology, (Accepted).
S. Ghodraty, F. Nakhaei, O.VandGhorbany, "Modelling and Optimization of Chemical Reagents for Improvement of Copper Flotation Performance", Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects (Accepted).
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Technology Development, Energy Consumption, Greenhouse Gases Emission and Environmental Pollution in Aluminium Industries", Journal of Biosafety, 10 (3), 2017, 74-89
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, S. Mohammadnejad, "Effect of Flotation Column Operation Variables on Sulfur Reduction of Iron Ore Concentrate" Journal of Analytical and Numerical Methods in Mining Engineering, (Minor Revision).
Conference Papers
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, and M. R. Mosavi, "Metallurgical Performance Prediction of Column Flotation using the Artificial Neural Network", International Mining Congress and Exhibition, Iran, 18-21 October 2010
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, M. R. Mosavi and S. Zeidabadi, "Prediction of Copper Grade at Flotation Column Concentrate using Artificial Neural Network", IEEE Conference on Signal Processing (ICSP 2010), China, 24-28 October 2010, 1421-1424.
Nakhaei, A. Sam, M. R. Mosavi, "Prediction of Froth Layer Height in Flotation Column using Artificial Neural Networks", Second Conference of Separation Science and Engineering , Shahid Bahonar Kerman University, Iran, April 2010.
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, M. R. Mosavi, "Determination of Residence Time Distribution of Sarcheshmeh Pilot Plant Flotation Circuit", 2nd Mine Wheel of Industry Conference, Iran, November 2010
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, M. R. Mosavi, "Effect of Froth Height on Flotation Column Concentrate Copper Grade", 2nd Mine Wheel of Industry Conference, Iran, November 2010.
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, M. R. Mosavi "Prediction of Flotation Column Concentrate Molybdenite Grade using Artificial Neural Networks", 2nd Mine Wheel of Industry Conference, Iran, November 2010
F. Nakhaei, R. Jahanshahi and Z. Arabpoor, "Removal and Recovery Methods of Cyanide from Industrial wastewaters", 2nd Mine Wheel of Industry Conference, Iran, November 2010.
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, "Modeling of Stream Patterns in a Hydrocyclone using FLUENT Software", Third Iranian Mining Engineering Conference and Exhibition, Yazd University, Iran, January 2010
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, M. R. Mosavi, "Prediction of Flotation Column Concentrate Copper and Iron Grades using Artificial Neural Networks", 1st Mining Industries Conference, Shahid Bahonar Kerman University, Iran, June 2010
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam M.A. Mohammadi and M. R. Mosavi, "Application of Neural Network Technique for Metallurgical Performance Prediction of Flotation Column (Case Study: Sarcheshmeh Copper Pilot Plant)", 1st Copper World Congress, Iran, October 2011.
A. Taheri, A. Sam and F. Nakhaei, "Estimation of Copper Grade at Flotation Column Concentrate using Intelligent Systems", 1st Copper World Congress, Iran, October 2011
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, M. R. Mosavi, "Improvement of Froth Height Measurement Errors for Industrial Flotation Column" First National Copper Conference, Shahid Bahonar Kerman University, Iran, April 2011.
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam and M. A. Shahriary, "Feasibility Study of Iron Concentrate Production in WTP Circuit from Old Wet Tailing (Medium Grade) of Golgohar Iron Ore Processing Plant", 8th Iranian Student Conference of Mining Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, November 2011
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, "Feasibility Study of Iron Concentrate Production in WTP Circuit from New Wet Tailings of Golgohar Iron Ore Processing Plant", 29th Symposium on Geosciences, Tehran, Iran, February 2011.
F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, "The Investigation of Iron Ore Concentrate Production from Old Wet Tailings (Low Grade) of Golgohar Iron Ore Processing Plant", 29th Symposium on Geosciences , Tehran, Iran, February 2011
J. Ezatabadipoor, A. Sam, F. Nakhaei and M. A. Shahriari, "Optimization of effective parameters for desulphurization in flotation circuit (SRP) at Gole Gohar Iron Ore Co", 1St Iranian Mining Technologies Conference and Exhibition, Yazd, Iran, 3-4 May 2012
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Design of Neural Network Using Genetic Algorithm for Recovery and Grade Prediction of Pilot Plant Flotation Column Concentrate" 2th Mining Industries Conference, Shahid Bahonar Kerman University, Iran, October 2012.
J. Ezatabadipoor, A. Sam, F. Nakhaei and M. A. Shahriari, "Investigation of Effective Parameters on Flotation Circuit of Sulphur Reduction Processing (SRP) line at Gole Gohar Iron Ore", Steel Symposium 2012, Iran, February 2012
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad and M. Yousefikhoshbakht, "An Application of Genetic Algorithm Method for Optimization of the Flotation Column Performance", International Mining Congress and Exhibition 2012, Iran, October 2012.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Comparison Between Neural Networks and Multiple Regression Methods in Metallurgical Performance Modeling of Flotation Column", XVII International Conference of Mineral Processing and XLIX Symposium on Physicochemi-cal Problems of Mineral Processing, Beskidy Mountains, Poland, September 2012.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad "Prediction of On-line Froth Depth Measurement Errors in Industrial Flotation Columns: a Promising Tool for Automatic Control", XVII International Conference of Mineral Processing and XLIX Symposium on Physicochemical Problems of Mineral Processing, Beskidy Mountains, Poland, September 2012.
M. A. Shahriari, A. Sam, F. Nakhaei and J. Ezatabadipoor, "Investigation of Effective Parameters on Flotation Efficiency for Dry Tailings Processing Circuit (DTP) at Gole Gohar Iron Ore Co. in Lab Scale", 4th Iranian Mining Engineering Conference and Exhibition, Tehran University, Iran, May 2012.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, A. Taheri, "Application of Statistical Technique for Metallurgical Performance Estimation of Flotation Column (Case Study: Sarcheshmeh Copper Plant)", 4th Iranian Mining Engineering Conference and Exhibition, Tehran University, Iran, May 2012.
M. Rahimi, F. Nakhaei, A. Abdolahzadeh, "Determination of Observable and Non-observable Variables in the Dry Tailing Processing (DTP) of Golegohar Mineral Processing Plant using Bilinear Method", International Mining Congress and Exhibition 2012, Iran, 18-21 October 2012
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Forecasting Grade and Recovery of Flotation Column Concentrate using Radial Basis Function and Layer Recurrent Neural Networks", 3rd World Conference on Innovation and Computer Science, Antalya, Turkey, 25-28 April 2013
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "The Effect of Operation Parameters on Gas Holdup and Bubble Surface Area Flux in Flotation Column", 1st International Conference on Mining, Mineral Processing, Metallurgical and Environment Engineering (ICME), Zanjan, Iran, September 2013.
O. VandGhorbany, F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, M. Hekmati, M. Mosavi, "Improving Energy Efficiency and Increasing Capacity of Grinding Circuits with Comminution of the SAG Mill Circulated Load", The 45th International October Conference on Mining and Metallurgy, Bor Lake, Bor, Serbia,16-19 October 2013
O. VandGhorbany, F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, "Design and Selection of the SAG Mill Circulating Load Comminution System at Shahre Babak Cooper Complex", 9th Iranian Student Mining Engineering Conference University of Birjand, 27-29 Nov. 2013
O. VandGhorbany, F. Nakhaei, A. Sam, "Grinding Circuit Simulation Regarding the Design of Crushing System for SAG Mill Circulating Load using MODSIMTM", 32nd National & the 1st International Geosciences Congress, Tehran, Iran, 16-19 February 2014.
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Effect of Water Quality on Flotation Operation", 32nd National & the 1st International Geosciences Congress Tehran, Iran, 16-19 February 2014
F. Nakhaei, M. Rahimi, A. Abdolahzadeh, M. irannajad, J. Ezatabadipoor, "Presentation of an effective Method for reconciliation Measured variables reconciliation of Complex Circuits in Mineral Processing Industries (Case study: Sulphur Reduction Processing Circuit (SRP) at Gole Gohar Iron Ore)", Steel Symposium 2013, Iran, February 2013
R. Soltanpour, M. irannajad, F. Nakhaei, H. Sabori "Investigation of Effective Operating Parameters on Carrying Capacity in Column Flotation", 5th Iranian Mining Engineering Conference, Tehran, Iran, October 2014
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Modification of Iron Flotation Circuits using Flotation Column", National Conference of Mining Sciences, Sari, Iran, 2-3 September 2014
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Investigation of Iron Ore Flotation Methods Based on Reagents and Impurities, National Congress of Iron & Steel Industries", National Congress of Iron & Steel Industries, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman Higher Education Complex of Zarand, 4-5th March 2015
B. Fathi, F. Nakhaei, A. Abdolahzadeh, M. Irannajad, J. Ezatabadipoor, "Modelling of Flotation Process in Gole Gohar Sulphur Reduction Plant by Neural Networks", National Congress of Iron & Steel Industries, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman Higher Education Complex of Zarand, 4-5th March 2015
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, "Beneficiation of Iron Ore Slimes Using the Flotation Process", 33nd National Geosciences Congress, Tehran, Iran, February 2015
F. Nakhaei, M. Irannajad, A. HajizadehOmran, "Enrichment of Electro Static Precipitator Underflow of Golgohar Iron Ore Magnetic Mineral Plant", 2nd Iranian Mining Technologies Conference and Exhibition, 21-23 September 2016
F. Nakhaei, Mehdi Iranajad, Amir HajizadehOmran, "Desulfurization of Magnetic Separators Concentrate in DTP Line of Golgohar Iron Ore Complex by Column Flotation", 4th International Mine and Mining Industries Congress and Expo and 6th Iranian Mining Engineering Conference, Tehran, Iran , November 2016
F. Nakhaei, M. Iranajad, A. HajizadehOmran, "Desulfurization of Magnetite Concentrate by Flotation with a Mixture of Xanthate and Copper Sulphate", 4th International Mine and Mining Industries Congress and Expo and 6th Iranian Mining Engineering Conference, Tehran, Iran, November 2016
F. Nakhaei, M. Iranajad, A. HajizadehOmran, "Floatability of pyrites with different chemical compositions", 1st Mineral Processing Seminar, Tehran, Iran, November 2016
F. Nakhaei, M. Iranajad, S. Mohammadnejad, "Bubble Size Estimation in Froth Images using Binary Images", 35th National Geosciences Congress, Tehran, Iran 2017.
A. HajizadehOmran, F. Nakhaei, "Optimization of parameters in column flotation in desulfurization of iron ore concentrate", XXIX International Mineral Processing Congress Moscow, Russia, 15-21 September 2018
F. Nakhaei, A. HajizadehOmran, M. Irannajad and S. Mohammadnejad, "Relationship between Froth Behaviour and Operating Parameters of Flotation Column”, XXIX International Mineral Processing Congress, Moscow, Russia, 15-21 September 2018
M. Asghari, F. Nakhaei, O.VandGhorbany, "Investigation of using Depressants in Galena and Sphalerite Selectivity Flotation", Fifth International Mine and Mining Industries Congress and Seventh Iranian Mining Engineering Conference, November 2018
Honors and Awards
F. Nakhaei, O. VandGhorbany, A. Sam, M.J. Mozafarpoor, M. Ghochani, "Designing and Constructing a Sampler for Taking Representative Sample from Discharge of Semi-autogenous (SAG) Mill with Trammel", Iran Intellectual Property Centre, A REF: 79962, non-Provisional patent lodged 25.01.2013.
F. Nakhaei, "Low-grade Magnesite Processing with High Silica and Iron Contents", Iran Intellectual Property Centre, A REF: 98099, non-Provisional patent lodged 25.01.2013
Invited Talks
Artificial neural network technology and its application in nonlinear models prediction, Department of Statistics at University of Birjand.
The prediction of copper and molybdenite recovery and grade of pilot and industrial plants flotation column concentrate using neural network at Sarcheshmeh Copper Complex
Application of image processing and artificial intelligence in mineral processing plants at Golgohar iron ore complex
Desulphurization of iron ore concentrate by column flotation and iron ore slimes flotation with Nano bubbles at Golgohar iron ore complex
Flotation at Golgohar iron ore complex
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