Personal Information
Mohammad Mohsen Sarafraz

School of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Adelaide, Australia, Australia

Mohammad Mohsen Sarafraz
Educations
From 2012 to 2015, Msc of Chemical Engineering, Semnan University , Iran
From 2015 to 2017, PhD of Mechanical Engineering in Renewable Energy, The University of Adelaide , Australia
From 2017 to present, Research Fellow (Postdoc), The University of Adelaide , Australia
Work Experiences
From 2016 to 2018, Supervisor and mentor , The University of Adelaide
From 2017 to Present, Solar systems (Postdoc position) , The university of Adelaide, Australia
Speciality
Chemical Engineering
Heat transfer
Nanofluids and microfluids
Gasification
Transport phenomena
Two-phase flow and Boiling systems
Solar thermal energy and CST
Heatpipes
Fouling mitigation
Convective heat transfer and heat exchangers
Microelectronic cooling
Solar process modelling
Journal Articles
Sarafraz, M., Jafarian, M., Arjomandi, M. & Nathan, G. (2017). Potential use of liquid metal oxides for chemical looping gasification: a thermodynamic assessment. Applied Energy, 195, 702-712. 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.03.106
Sarafraz, M., Nikkhah, V., Madani, S., Jafarian, M. & Hormozi, F. (2017). Low-frequency vibration for fouling mitigation and intensification of thermal performance of a plate heat Page | 4 exchanger working with CuO/water nanofluid. Applied Thermal Engineering, 121, 388-399. 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2017.04.083
Sarafraz, M., Arya, A., Hormozi, F. & Nikkhah, V. (2017). On the convective thermal performance of a CPU cooler working with liquid gallium and CuO/water nanofluid: a comparative study. Applied Thermal Engineering, 112, 1373-1381. 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.10.196
Sarafraz, M., Jafarian, M., Arjomandi, M. & Nathan, G. (2017). The relative performance of alternative oxygen carriers for liquid chemical looping combustion and gasification. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42, 26, 16396-16407. 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.05.116
Sarafraz, M., Nikkhah, V., Nakhjavani, M. & Arya, A. (2017). Fouling formation and thermal performance of aqueous carbon nanotube nanofluid in a heat sink with rectangular parallel microchannel. Applied Thermal Engineering, 123, 29-39. 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2017.05.056
Sarafraz, M., Hormozi, F., Silakhori, M. & Peyghambarzadeh, S. (2016). On the fouling formation of functionalized and non-functionalized carbon nanotube nano-fluids under pool boiling condition. Applied Thermal Engineering, 95, 433-444. 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.11.071
Sarafraz, M., Kiani, T. & Hormozi, F. (2016). Critical heat flux and pool boiling heat transfer analysis of synthesized zirconia aqueous nano-fluids. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 70, 75-83. 10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2015.12.008
Sarafraz, M. M. & Hormozi, F. (2016). Comparatively experimental study on the boiling thermal performance of metal oxide and multi-walled carbon nanotube nanofluids. Powder Technology, 287, 412-430. 10.1016/j.powtec.2015.10.022
Sarafraz, M. & Hormozi, F. (2016). Heat transfer, pressure drop and fouling studies of multi-walled carbon nanotube nano-fluids inside a plate heat exchanger. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 72, 1-11. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2015.11.004
Sarafraz, M., Hormozi, F. & Peyghambarzadeh, S. (2016). Pool boiling heat transfer to aqueous alumina nano-fluids on the plain and concentric circular micro-structured (CCM) surfaces. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 72, 125-139. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2015.11.001
Sarafraz, M. & Hormozi, F. (2016). Experimental investigation on the pool boiling heat transfer to aqueous multi-walled carbon nanotube nanofluids on the micro-finned surfaces. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 100, 255-266. 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2015.10.006
Sarafraz, M., Hormozi, F. & Nikkhah, V. (2016). Thermal performance of a counter-current double pipe heat exchanger working with COOH-CNT/water nanofluids. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 78, 41-49. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2016.05.014
Kamalgharibi, M., Hormozi, F., Zamzamian, S. & Sarafraz, M. (2016). Experimental studies on the stability of CuO nanoparticles dispersed in different base fluids: influence of stirring, Page | 5 sonication and surface active agents. Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, 52, 1, 55-62. 10.1007/s00231-015-1618-z
Sarafraz, M., Arya, A., Nikkhah, V. & Hormozi, F. (2016). Thermal performance and viscosity of biologically produced silver/coconut oil nanofluids. Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly, 30, 4, 489-500. 10.15255/CABEQ.2015.2203
Sarafraz, M., Hormozi, F., Peyghambarzadeh, S. & Vaeli, N. (2015). Upward flow boiling to DI-water and Cuo nanofluids inside the concentric annuli. Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, 8, 4, 651-659. 10.18869/acadpub.jafm.67.223.19404
Sarafraz, M., Hormozi, F. & Peyghambarzadeh, S. (2015). Role of nanofluid fouling on thermal performance of a thermosyphon: Are nanofluids reliable working fluid?. Applied Thermal Engineering, 82, 212-224. 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.02.070
Sarafraz, M. & Hormozi, F. (2015). Pool boiling heat transfer to dilute copper oxide aqueous nanofluids. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 90, 224-237. 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2014.12.014
Sarafraz, M. & Hormozi, F. (2015). Intensification of forced convection heat transfer using biological nanofluid in a double-pipe heat exchanger. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 66, 279-289. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2015.03.028
Sarafraz, M., Hormozi, F. & Kamalgharibi, M. (2014). Sedimentation and convective boiling heat transfer of CuO-water/ethylene glycol nanofluids. Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, 50, 9, 1237-1249. 10.1007/s00231-014-1336-y
Sarafraz, M. & Hormozi, F. (2014). Nucleate pool boiling heat transfer characteristics of dilute Al₂O₃-ethyleneglycol nanofluids. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 58, 96-104. 10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2014.08.028
Sarafraz, M., Hormozi, F. & Peyghambarzadeh, S. (2014). Thermal performance and efficiency of a thermosyphon heat pipe working with a biologically ecofriendly nanofluid. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 57, 297-303. 10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2014.08.020
Sarafraz, M. & Hormozi, F. (2014). Convective boiling and particulate fouling of stabilized CuO-ethylene glycol nanofluids inside the annular heat exchanger. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 53, 116-123. 10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2014.02.019
Sarafraz, M. & Hormozi, F. (2014). Application of thermodynamic models to estimating the convective flow boiling heat transfer coefficient of mixtures. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 53, 70-85. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2013.11.004
Sarafraz, M. M. & Hormozi, F. (2014). Scale formation and subcooled flow boiling heat transfer of CuO-water nanofluid inside the vertical annulus. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 52, 205-214. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2013.09.012
Nikkhah, V., Sarafraz, M., Hormozi, F. & Peyghambarzadeh, S. (2014). Particulate fouling of CuO-water nanofluid at isothermal diffusive condition inside the conventional heat exchanger-experimental and modeling. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 60, 83-95. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2014.08.009
Sarafraz, M., Hormozi, F., Peyghambarzadeh, S. & Salari, E. (2014). Experimental study on the influence of SO₂ gas injection to pure liquids on pool boiling heat transfer coefficients. Heat and Mass Transfer, 50, 6, 747-757.10.1007/s00231-013-1278-9
Sarafraz, M. M. & Hormozi, F. (2014). Experimental study on the thermal performance and efficiency of a copper made thermosyphon heat pipe charged with alumina-glycol based nanofluids. Powder Technology, 266, 378-387.10.1016/j.powtec.2014.06.053
Fazel, S., Sarafraz, M., Shamsabadi, A. & Peyghambarzadeh, S. (2013). Pool boiling heat transfer in diluted water/glycerol binary solutions. Heat Transfer Engineering, 34, 10, 828-837. 10.1080/01457632.2012.746157
Peyghambarzadeh, S. M., Sarafraz, M. M., Vaeli, N., Ameri, E., Vatani, A. & Jamialahmadi, M. (2013). Forced convective and subcooled flow boiling heat transfer to pure water and n-heptane in an annular heat exchanger. Annals of Nuclear Energy, 53, 401-410. 10.1016/j.anucene.2012.07.037
Sarafraz, M. M. & Peyghambarzadeh, S. M. (2013). Experimental study on subcooled flow boiling heat transfer to water-diethylene glycol mixtures as a coolant inside a vertical annulus. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 50, 154-162. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2013.06.003
Sarafraz, M., Peyghambarzadeh, S., Alavi Fazel, S. & Vaeli, N. (2013). Nucleate pool boiling heat transfer of binary nano mixtures under atmospheric pressure around a smooth horizontal cylinder. Periodica Polytechnica: Chemical Engineering, 57, 1-2, 71-77. 10.3311/PPch.2173
Sarafraz, M. (2013). Experimental investigation on pool boiling heat transfer to formic acid, propanol and 2-butanol pure liquids under the atmospheric pressure. Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, 6, 1, 73-79.
Sarafraz, M. M. & Peyghambarzadeh, S. M. (2012). Influence of thermodynamic models on the prediction of pool boiling heat transfer coefficient of dilute binary mixtures. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 39, 8, 1303-1310. 10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2012.06.020
Sarafraz, M. M., Peyghambarzadeh, S. M. & Alavi Fazel, S. A. (2012). Enhancement of the pool boiling heat transfer coefficient using the gas injection into the water. Polish Journal of Chemical Technology, 14, 4, 100-109.10.2478/v10026-012-0110-5
Sarafraz, M. & Peyghambarzadeh, S. (2012). Nucleate pool boilingheat transfer to Al2O3-water and TiO2-water nanofluids on horizontal smooth tubes with dissimilar homogeneous materials. Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly, 26, 3, 199-206.
Sarafraz, M., Peyghambarzadeh, S. & Alavifazel, S. (2012). Enhancement of nucleate pool boiling heat transfer to dilute binary mixtures using endothermic chemical reactions around the smoothed horizontal cylinder. Heat and Mass Transfer, 48, 10, 1755-1765. 10.1007/s00231-012-1019-5
Sarafraz, M. M., Peyghambarzadeh, S. M. & Alavi Fazel, S. A. (2012). Experimental studies on nucleate pool boiling heat transfer to ethanol/MEG/DEG ternary mixture as a new coolant. Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly, 18, 4, 577-586. 10.2298/CICEQ111116033S
Sarafraz, M. M., Alavi Fazel, S. A., Hasanzadeh, Y., Arabshamsabadi, A. & Bahram, S. (2012). Development of a new correlation for estimating pool boiling heat transfer coefficient of MEG/DEG/water ternary mixture. Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly, 18, 1, 11-18. 10.2298/CICEQ110625041S
Sarafraz, M. M., Peyghambarzadeh, S. M. & Vaeli, N. (2012). Subcooled flow boiling heat transfer of ethanol aqueous solutions in vertical annulus space. Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly, 18, 2, 315-327. 10.2298/CICEQ111020008S
Sarafraz, M. (2012). Nucleate pool boiling of aqueous solution of citric acid on a smoothed horizontal cylinder. Heat and Mass Transfer: Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, 48, 4, 611-619. 10.1007/s00231-011-0910-9
Sarafraz, M., Peyghambarzadeh, S. & Marahel, A. (2011). Mathematical modeling of air duct heater using the finite difference method. Polish Journal of Chemical Technology, 13, 4, 47-52. 10.2478/v10026-011-0048-z
Alavi Fazel, S., Arabi Shamsabadi, A., Sarafraz, M. & Peyghambarzadeh, S. (2011). Artificial boiling heat transfer in the free convection to carbonic acid solution. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 35, 4, 645-652. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2010.12.014
Honors and Awards
Adelaide International Scholarship
Iran nanotechnology council research grant
Newcastle post-graduate scholarship, UK
Iran best researcher awarded by IAU
Best Post-graduate student presentation, 2015, Asian conference of engineering, South Korea
Reviewer in many ISI journals including Elsevier, Springer and T&F journals.
ADDRESS
Science Publishing Group
548 FASHION AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10018
U.S.A.
Tel: (001)347-688-8931