2018

 

• B. Baghapour, M. Rouhani, A. Sharafian, and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Pressure drop inside cylindrical packed beds: An analytical approach”, Under review at Chemical Engineering Science.

• F. Bagheri, M.A. Fayazbakhsh, and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Performance Investigation of Refrigeration System in a Typical Commercial Walk-In Freezer”, Under review at ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications.

• F. Bagheri, M.A. Fayazbakhsh, and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Performance Optimization of a Battery-Powered Vehicle Air Conditioning System”, Under review at International Journal of Green Energy.

• P. C. Thimmaiah, R. Chatterjee, W. Huttema, and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Capillary-assisted low pressure evaporator for low grade energy driven systems: effects of a porous copper coating”, Under review at Renewable Energy.

• P. C. Thimmaiah, A. Panda, U. Pandey, C. McCague, P. Dutta and M. Bahrami, (2018) “A new approach to compute the porosity and surface roughness of porous coated capillary-assisted low pressure evaporators”, Under review at Nature Scientific Reports.

• S. Salari, J. Stumper and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Relative gas diffusivity of PEMFC catalyst layers: the effect of ionomer to carbon ratio and operating temperature”, Under review at Transport in Porous Media.

• S. Salari, D. Bhullar, M. McCague, M. Tam, J. Jankovic, J. Stumper and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Effects of ink processing and composition on the pore structure of PEMFC catalyst layers”, Under review at Journal of the Electrochemical Society.

• M. Rouhani, W. Huttema and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Effective thermal conductivity of packed bed adsorbers: part 1 – experimental study”, Under revision at International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.

• M. Rouhani and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Effective thermal conductivity of packed bed adsorbers: part 2 – theoretical model”, Under revision at International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.

• H. Bahrehmand, M. Ahmadi, and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Analytical modeling of oscillatory heat transfer in coated sorption beds”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 121: 1-9.

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2017

 

• M. Ahadi, M. Tam, M. Saha, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Thermal conductivity of catalyst layer of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells: part 1 – experimental study", Journal of Power Sources 354: 207-214.

• M. Ahadi, A. Putz, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Thermal conductivity of catalyst layer of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells: part 2 – analytical modeling", Journal of Power Sources 354: 215-228.

• K Fayazmanesh, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Consolidated adsorbent containing graphite flakes for heat-driven water sorption cooling systems", Applied Thermal Engineering 123: 753-760.

• A. Hoseini and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Effects of humidity on thermal performance of aerogel insulation blankets", Journal of Building Engineering 13: 107-115.

• M. Cermak, M. Ahmadi, M. Bahrami, and K. Lau, (2017) "Development of a Passively Cooled Outdoor Telecom Power Enclosure", 33rd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM): 13-18.

• M. Cermak, J. Kenna, and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Natural-graphite-sheet based heat sinks", 33rd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM): 310-313.

• P. C. Thimmaiah , A. Sharafian, M. Rouhani, W. Huttema, and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Evaluation of low-pressure flooded evaporator for adsorption chillers", Energy, 122: 144-158.

• F. Bagheri, M.A. Fayazbakhsh, and M. Bahrami, (2017) “Real-time performance evaluation and potential GHG reduction in refrigerated trailers”, International Journal of Refrigeration, 73: 24-38.

 

Conferences

• C. McCague and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Composite sorbents for water-based thermally-driven sorption cooling systems", 100th Canadian Chemisty Conference and Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

• P. C. Thimmaiah, W. Huttema and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Impact of porous coating on capillary-assisted low pressure evaporator for an adsorption chiller", International Sorption Heat Pump Conference 2017, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.

• S. Bahrehmand, K. Fayazmanesh, W. Huttema, M. Ahmadi, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Analytical modeling of oscillatory heat transfer in coated sorption beds", International Sorption Heat Pump Conference 2017, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.

• M. Rouhani, W. Huttema and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Effective thermal conductivity of adsorption packed beds", International Sorption Heat Pump Conference 2017, August 7-10, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.

• M. Rouhani, A. Sharafian, P. C. Thimmaiah, W. Huttema and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Thermal management of a greehouse with adsorption energy storage", International Sorption Heat Pump Conference 2017, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.

• F. Bagheri and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Performance and limitations of atmospheric water generation heat pumps", International Sorption Heat Pump Conference 2017, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.

• R. Rabari, C. McCague, K. Fayazmanesh, and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Sustainable closed greenhouse: From waste to clean food and water", EnVision 2017: IESVic Energy Vision Conference: Decarbonizing Energy and the Environment, April 27-28, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada.

• R. Rabari, C. McCague, K. Fayazmanesh, and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Sustainable closed greenhouse: From waste to clean food and water", SFU Climate and Energy Research Day: Exploring Climate, Water and Energy Nexus. April 27, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada.

• K. Fayazmanesh, C. McCague and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Consolidated composite with increased thermal conductivity and sorption capacity for heat-driven sorption cooling systems", SFU Climate and Energy Research Day: Exploring Climate, Water and Energy Nexus, Burnaby, BC, Canada.

• A. Hoseini and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Effect of mousture build up on thermal conductivity of aerogel blankets", 12th Conference on Advanced Buildiong Skins, Bern, Switzerland.

• M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Hybrid cooling systems for lithium ion batteries", ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA.

• P. Jamzad, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Performance evaluation of a new compact layered graphite heat exchanger", ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA.

• N. Mohammadaliha, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Experimental and theoretical study on the effect of the topography of condensing surface on the growth rate of droplets", ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA.

• M. Garcia-Poulin, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2017) "A thermal study of power electronic component mounting and insulating solutions", ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA.

• M. Garcia-Poulin, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Radiation and natural convection of aluminum heat sinks for power electronic cooling", ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA.

• M. Cermak and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Thermal performance fo graphite heat sinks", IEEE SEMI-THERM Conference, San Jose, California, USA.

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2016

• M. Ahmadi, P. Thimmaiah, M. Bahrami, K. Sedraoui, H. H. Sait and N. Djilali, (2016) “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of a Solar Eductor-Assisted Low-Pressure Water Desalination System”, Science Bulletin, 61: 959.

• Y. Huang, A. Khajepour, F. Bagheri and M. Bahrami, (2016) “Modelling and optimal energy-saving control of automotive air-conditioning and refrigeration systems”, Journal of Automobile Engineering 231: 1-19.

• A. Sharafian, S. Nemati Mehr, P. Thimmaiah, W. Huttema, and M. Bahrami, (2016) “Effects of adsorbent mass and number of adsorber beds on the performance of a waste-heat driven adsorption cooling system for vehicle air conditioning applications”, Energy, 112: 481-493.

• A. Hoseini, A. Malekian and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Deformation and thermal resistance study of aerogel blanket insulation material under uniaxial compression," Energy and Buildings, 130: 228-237.

• A. Hoseini, C. McCague, M. Andisheh-Tabir and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Aerogel blankets: from mathematical modeling to material characterization and experimental analysis," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 93: 1124-1131.

• P. C. Thimmaiah , A. Sharafian, W. Huttema, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Effects of capillary-assisted tubes with different fin geometries on the performance of a low-operating pressure evaporator for adsorption cooling systems,"Applied Energy, 171: 256-265.

• P. C. Thimmaiah , A. Sharafian, W. Huttema, C. Osterman, A. Dhillon, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Performance of finned tubes used in low-pressure capillary-assisted evaporator of adsorption cooling systems", Applied Thermal Engineering 106: 371-380.

• H. Sadeghifar, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2016) “Counter-intuitive reduction of thermal contact resistance with porosity: A case study of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 41: 6833-6841.

• M. Ahadi, M. Andisheh-Tabir, M. Tam, and M. Bahrami, (2016) “An improved transient plane source method for measuring thermal conductivity of thin films: Deconvoluting thermal contact resistance”,International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 96: 371-380.

• A. Sharafian, P. Dan, W. Huttema, and M. Bahrami, (2016) “Performance analysis of a novel expansion valve and control valves designed for a waste heat-driven two-adsorber bed adsorption cooling system”,Applied Thermal Engineering, 100: 1119-1129.

• A. Sharafian, S. Nemati Mehr, W. Huttema, and M. Bahrami, (2016) “Effects of different adsorber bed designs on in-situ water uptake rate measurements of AQSOA FAM-Z02 for vehicle air conditioning applications”,Applied Thermal Engineering, 98: 568-574.

• H. Sadeghifar, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2016) “A compact closed-form Nusselt formula for laminar longitudinal flow betweenrectangular/square arrays of parallel cylinders with unequal row temperatures”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 100: 248-254.

• A. Gholami, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2016) "A modified steady state method for measurement of in-plane thermal conductivity", 2016 32nd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM), San Jose, CA, 22-26.

• M. Ahmadi, M. Fakoor Pakdaman and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Analytical investigation of thermal contact resistance (TCR) behavior under time-dependent thermal load", 2016 32nd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM), San Jose, CA, 15-21.

• F. Bagheri, M. A. Fayazbakhsh and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Thermodynamic investigation of a typical commercial refrigeration system", 2016 32nd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM), San Jose, CA, 192-197.

• F. Bagheri, M. A. Fayazbakhsh and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Investigation of optimum refrigerant charge and fans' speed for a vehicle air conditioning system", Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 9: 011014.

• M. Yazdanpour, P. Taheri, A. Mansouri and B. Schweitzer, (2016) "A circuit-based approach for electro-thermal modeling of lithium-ion batteries", 2016 32nd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM), San Jose, CA, 113-127.

 

Conferences

• C. McCague, M. Ka-Wah Cheung, R. Chatterjee, K. Fayazmanesh, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Evaluation of CaCl2-silica gel consolidated with polyvinylpyrrolidone and graphite flakes for water-based adsorption cooling systems", Pacific Centre for Advanced Materials and Microstructures 21st Meeting. Vancouver, Canada.

• M. Ahadi, M. Tam, M. Saha, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Thermal conductivity of the catalyst layer of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells: modeling and experiment", International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Honalulu, Hawaii.

• M. Ahadi, M. Tam, M. Andisheh-Tabir, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Improving the transient plane source method for measuring thermal conductivity of thin films by deconvoluting thermal contact resistances with application to fuel cell technology", International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Honalulu, Hawaii.

• S. Salari, C. McCague, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Modeling the pore network in catalyst layer of PEMFC to calculate through plane gas diffusion", International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Honalulu, Hawaii.

• A. Hoseini, A. Malekian, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Experimental investigation and analytical modeling of aerogel blanket deformation and thermal performance variation under compression", International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Honalulu, Hawaii.

• A. Malekian, C. McCague, S. Salari, N Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Compression of PEM fuel cell gas diffusion layers: analytical model and experimental validation", International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Honalulu, Hawaii.

• C. McCague, A. Ismail, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Thermogravimetric analysis of water and methanol vapor sorption of silicoaluminophosphate zeolite (AQSOA-Z02)", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

• E. Cerrah, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Optimum performance definition for desiccant wheel systems", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

• M. Rouhani, W. Huttema, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Heat flow measurement of the thermal conductivity and contact resistance of FAM AQSOA-Z02 pellets between aluminium plates", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

• F. Bagheri, M. Fayazbakhsh, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Development of a proactive and high efficiency A/C-R system", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

• P Cheppudira Thimmaiah, A. Sharafian, A. Dhillon, W. Huttema, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Performance evaluation of low pressure evaporator with low-finned tubes for an adsorption cooling system", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

• M. Nemati Mehr, A. Sharafian, K. Fayazmanesh, W. Huttema, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Modeling the effects of adding graphite flakes to FAM-Z02 in an adsorber bed", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

• M. Rouhani, A. Sharafian, P. Cheppudira Thimmaiah, M. Nemati Mehr, A. Dhillon, W. Huttema, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Performance enhancement of an adsorption cooling system with AQSOA FAM-Z02 and a low-finned tube evaporator", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

• B. Baghapour, M. Rouhani, A. Sharafian, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "A semi-analytical relationship for pressure drop in granular adsorption packed beds", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

• K. Fayazmanesh, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Water adsorbent composites consolidated with graphite flakes for heat driven sorption cooling systems", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

• C. McCague, M. Ka-Wah Cheung, K. Fayazmanesh, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "CaCl2-silica gel consolidated with polyvinylpyrrolidone and graphite flakes for water-based adsorption cooling systems", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

• S. Salari, C. McCague, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Modeling pore network in catalyst layer of PEMFC to calculate through plane gas diffusion", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

• A. Gholami, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2016) "A modified steady state method for measurement of in-plane thermal conductivity", 2016 IEEE SEMI-THERM Conference, San Jose, California.

• M. Yazdanpour, P. Taheri, A. Mansouri and B. Schweitzer, (2016) "A circuit-based approach for electro-thermal modeling of lithium-ion batteries", 2016 IEEE SEMI-THERM Conference, San Jose, California.

• M. Ahmadi, M. F. Pakdaman and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Analytical investigation of thermal contact resistance (TCR) behavior under time-dependent thermal load", 2016 IEEE SEMI-THERM Conference, San Jose, California.

• F. Bagheri, M. Fayazbakhsh, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Thermodynamic investigation of a typical commercial refrigeration system", 2016 IEEE SEMI-THERM Conference, San Jose, California.

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2015

• M. Andisheh Tadbir, E. Kjeang, M. Bahrami, (2015) “Thermal conductivity of micro-porous layers: analytical model and experimental validation,” Journal of Power Sources 296: 344-351.

• S. Salari, C. McCague, M. Tam, M. S. Saha, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2015) “Accurate ex-situ measurements of PEM fuel cells catalyst layer dry diffusivity”, The Electrochemical Society Transactions 69(17): 419-429.

• M. Ahmadi, M.F. Pakdaman, and M. Bahrami, (2015) “Pushing the Limits of Vertical Naturally-Cooled Heatsinks; Calculations and Design Methodology”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 87: 11-23.

• M.A. Fayazbakhsh, F. Bagheri, and M. Bahrami, (2015) “Real-Time Thermal Load Calculation by Automatic Estimation of Convection Coefficients”, International Journal of Refrigeration 57: 229-238.

• M.A. Fayazbakhsh, F. Bagheri, and M. Bahrami, (2015) “A Self-Adjusting Method for Real-Time Calculation of Thermal Loads in HVAC-R Applications”, ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications 7: 041012.

• M.A. Fayazbakhsh, F. Bagheri, and M. Bahrami, (2015) “A Resistance-Capacitance Model for Real-Time Thermal Calculation of Cooling Load in HVAC-R Systems”, ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications 7(4): 041008.

• M.A. Fayazbakhsh, F. Bagheri, and M. Bahrami, (2015) “Gray-box model for energy-efficient selection of set point hysteresis in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration controllers”, Energy Conversion and Management 103: 459-467.

• F. Bagheri, M.A. Fayazbakhsh, P. C. Thimmaiah, and M. Bahrami, (2015) “Theoretical and Experimental Investigation into Anti-Idling AC System for Trucks”, Energy Conversion and Management 98: 173-183.

• M. Andisheh Tadbir, M El Hannach, E. Kjeang, M. Bahrami, (2015) "An Analytical Relationship for Calculating the Effective Diffusivity of Micro-porous Layers," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 40: 10242-10250.

• H. Sadeghifar, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Thermal conductivity of graphite bipolar plate (BPP) and its thermal contact resistance with fuel cell gas diffusion layers: Effect of compression, PTFE, microporous layer (MPL), BPP out-of-flatness and cyclic load," J. Power Sources 273: 96-104.

• A. Sharafian and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Critical analysis of thermodynamic cycle modeling of adsorption cooling systems for light-duty vehicle air conditioning applications," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 48: 857-869.

• C. McCague, K. Fayazmanesh, C. Berlanga, M. Bahrami, (2015) "Evaluation of CaCl2-silica gel sorbent for water sorption cooling system", Heat Pipe Science and Technology, An International Journal 6: 229-239.

• P.C. Thimmaiah, A. Sharafian, W. Huttema, M. Bahrami, (2015) "Effects of fin spacing and fin height of capillary-assisted on the performance of low-operating pressure evaporator in adsorption cooling system", Heat Pipe Science and Technology, An International Journal 6: 195-204.

• A. Sharafian, C. McCague and M. Bahrami, (2014) “Impact of fin spacing on temperature distribution in adsorption cooling system for vehicle A/C applications,” International Journal of Refrigeration 51: 135-143.

• M. Ahmadi, M. Fakoor-Pakdaman, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Natural convection from vertical parallel plates: An integral method solution," J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 29: 140-149.

• M. Fakoor-Pakdaman, M. Ahmadi, F. Bagheri, and M. Bahrami, (2015), "Optimal time-varying heat transfer in multi-layered packages with arbitrary heat generations and contact resistance", ASME Journal of Heat Transfer 137: 081401.

• M. Fakoor-Pakdaman, M. Ahmadi, M. Bahrami, (2015), "Temperature-aware time-varying convection over a duty cycle for a given systems thermal topology", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 87: 418-428.

 

Conferences

• A. Hoseini, C. McCague, M. Andisheh, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Experimental analysis and analytical modeling of the thermal conductivity of aerogel composite insulation", Sol-Gel 2015, Kyoto, Japan.

• B. Zahiri, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, J. Stumper, and W. Merida, (2015) "Novel approach to measure key structural parameters of PEM fuel cell catalyst layer and gas diffusion layer based on Archimedes principle", The 228th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

• M. Ahadi, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Analytical modeling of thermal conductivity of catalyst layer of polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells", The 228th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

• M. Ahadi, M. Tam, M.S. Saha, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Experimental study of thermal conductivity of catalyst layer of polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells", The 228th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

• S. Salari, C. McCague, M. Tam, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Modeling diffusivity in catalyst layer of a PEMFC based on a unit cell approach", The 228th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

• S. Salari, C. McCague, M. Tam, M. S. Saha, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Accurate ex-situ measurements of PEM fuel cells catalyst layer dry diffusivity", The 228th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

• M. Ahadi, M. Tam, M. S. Saha, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Heat transfer in micro/nano porous layers of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells", ECS-Canada Section Fall Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

• A. Malekian, C. McCague, S. Salari, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "An analytical approach for modeling PEM fuel cell gas diffusion layer compression", ECS-Canada Section Fall Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

• S. Salari, C. McCague, T. Qian, A. Malekian, J. Stumper, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Modeling and ex-situ measurement of PEM catalyst layer dry diffusivity", ECS-Canada Section Fall Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

• K. Fayazmanesh, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Composite adsorbent coating materials with increased thermal conductivity and sorption capacity for adsorption cooling systems", Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions Fellowship Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

• A. Sharafian, P. Dan, W. Huttema, M. Bahrami, (2015) "Novel expansion and control valves design for two-bed adsorption cooling system", 9th International Seminar: Heat Pipes, Heat Pumps, Refrigerators, Power Sources, Minsk, Belarus.

• S. Nemati Mehr, A. Sharafian, M. Bahrami, (2015) "In-situ water uptake rate measurements of AQSOA FAM-Z02 packed in finned tube adsorber beds of adsorption cooling system", 9th International Seminar: Heat Pipes, Heat Pumps, Refrigerators, Power Sources, Minsk, Belarus.

• C. McCague, K. Fayazmanesh, C. Berlanga, M. Bahrami, (2015) "Evaluation of CaCl2-silica gel sorbent for water sorption cooling system", 9th International Seminar: Heat Pipes, Heat Pumps, Refrigerators, Power Sources, Minsk, Belarus.

• K. Fayazmanesh, C. McCague, M. Bahrami, (2015) "Graphite-doped composite adsorbent coatings for heat-driven water sorption cooling systems", 9th International Seminar: Heat Pipes, Heat Pumps, Refrigerators, Power Sources, Minsk, Belarus.

• P.C. Thimmaiah, A. Sharafian, W. Huttema, M. Bahrami, (2015) "Effects of fin spacing and fin height of capillary-assisted on the performance of low-operating pressure evaporator in adsorption cooling system", 9th International Seminar: Heat Pipes, Heat Pumps, Refrigerators, Power Sources, Minsk, Belarus.

• M. Rouhani, M. Bahrami, (2015) "Semi-analytical modeling of phase change in latent thermal energy storage", 9th Minsk International Seminar: Heat Pipes, Heat Pumps, Refrigerators, Power Sources, Minsk, Belarus.

• Behzad Baghapour, Mina Rouhani, Majid Bahrami, (2015) "Experimental design and performance analysis of a desiccant dehumidification column under cycle operating conditions", 9th Minsk International Seminar: Heat Pipes, Heat Pumps, Refrigerators, Power Sources, Minsk, Belarus.

• A. Soleymani, M. Ahmadi, M. Bahrami, (2015) "Improving Thermal Performance of Printed Circuit Boards by Optimizing VIAs' Arrangement and Diameter", 43rd Annual Conference of North American Thermal Analysis Society, Montreal, Canada.

• A. Soleymani, M. A. Fayazbakhsh, M. Bahrami, (2015) "Effect of Compressive Pressure on Anisotropic Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Contact Resistance of Natural Flake Graphite Sheets," 43rd Annual Conference of North American Thermal Analysis Society, Montreal, Canada.

• M Cheung, C. McCague, D. Song, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Evaluation of CaCl2-silica gel consolidated with polyvinylpyrrolidone and graphite flakes for water-based sorption cooling systems", Pacific Centre for Advanced Materials and Microstructures 20th Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

• C. McCague, A. Ismail, W. Huttema, and M. Bahrami, (2015) "Laboratory for Alternative Energy Conversion", SFU Climate and Energy Research Day, Burnaby, BC.

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2014

• A. Gholami and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Thermal spreading resistence inside anisotropic plates with arbitrarily located hotspots", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 28(4): 679-686.

• M. Yazdanpour, P. Taheri, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "A computationally-effective thermal model for spirally wound nickel-metal hydride batteries," Journal of the Electrochemical Society 161: A109-A117.

• M. Yazdanpour, P. Taheri, A, Mansouri, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "A distributed analytical electro-thermal model for pouch-type lithium-ion batteries," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 161: A1953-A1963.

• A. Gholami, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2014) "A new analytical approach for dynamic modeling of passive multicomponent cooling systems,"Journal of Electronic Packaging 136: 1-9.

• H. Sadeghifar, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "A new model for thermal contact resistance between fuel cell gas diffusion layers and bipolar plates," J. Power Sources 266: 51-59.

• M. A. Fayazbakhsh, F. Bagheri, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "An inverse method for calculation of thermal inertia and heat gain in air conditioning and refrigeration systems," Applied Energy 138: 496-504.

• P. Taheri, M. Yazdanpour, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Analytical assessment of the thermal behavior of nickel-metal hydride batteries during fast charging," J. Power Sources 245: 712-720.

• A. Sharafian and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Assessment of adsorber bed designs in waste-heat driven adsorption cooling systems for vehicle air conditioning and refrigeration", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 30: 440-451.

• M. Andisheh Tadbir, A. Desouza, M. Bahrami, E. Kjeang, “Cell level modeling of the hygrothermal characteristics of open cathode polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39: 14993-15004.

• V. Norouzifard and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Deformation of PEM fuel cell gas diffusion layers under compressive loading: An analytical approach," J. Power Sources 264: 92-99.

• M. Fakoor-Pakdaman, M. Ahmadi, F. Bagheri, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Dynamic heat transfer inside multi-layered packages with arbitrary heat generations," AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 28(4): 687-699.

• H. Sadeghifar, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Effect of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and micro porous layer (MPL) on thermal conductivity of fuel cell gas diffusion layers: Modeling and experiments," J. Power Sources 248: 632-641.

• M. Ahmadi, G. Mostafavi, and M. Bahrami (2014) "Natural convection from interrupted vertical walls," ASME J. Heat Transfer 136(11): 112501.

• M. Ahmadi, G. Mostafavi, and M. Bahrami (2014) "Natural convection from rectangular interrupted fins," Int. J. Thermal Sciences 82(1): 62–71.

• M. Fakoor-Pakdaman, M. Ahmadi, M. Andisheh-Tadbir, M. Bahrami, (2014), “Optimal unsteady convection over a duty cycle for arbitrary unsteady flow under dynamic thermal load,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 78: 1187-1198.

• P. Taheri, A. Mansouri, M. Yazdanpour, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Theoretical analysis of potential and current distributions in planar electrodes of lithium-ion batteries," Electrochimica Acta 133: 197-208.

• A. Sharafian, K. Fayazmanesh, C. McCague and M. Bahrami, (2014) “Thermal conductivity and contact resistance of mesoporous silica gel adsorbents bound with polyvinylpyrrolidone in contact with a metallic substrate for adsorption cooling system applications,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 79: 64-71

• H. Sadeghifar, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Thermal spreading resistance inside anisotropic plates with arbitrarily located hotspots," AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 28(4): 679-686.

• M. Fakoor-Pakdaman, M. Ahmadi, and Majid Bahrami, (2014), "Unsteady internal forced-convective flow under dynamic time-dependent boundary temperature", AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 28(3): 463-473.

• M. Fakoor-Pakdaman, M. Ahmadi, and Majid Bahrami, (2014) "Unsteady laminar forced-convective tube flow under dynamic time-dependent heat flux", ASME J. Heat Transfer 136: 041706.

• F. Bagheri, M. Fakoor-Pakdaman, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Utilization of orthotropic graphite-based plates in plate heat exchangers," Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer 77: 301-310.

 

Conferences

• Ahmadi M., Gholami A., Lau K., and Bahrami M., 2014, “Passive Cooling of Outside Plant Power Systems, a Green Solution to Reduce Energy Consumption,” IEEE 36th Internatioanl Communications Energy Conference (INTELEC), IEEE, Vancouver Canada, pp. 1–9.

• V. Norouzifard and M. Bahrami, "Analytical Modeling of PEM Fuel Cell Gas Diffusion Layers Deformation Under Compression: Part 1 - linear Behaviour Region" 225th ECS Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.

• V. Norouzifard and M. Bahrami, "Analytical Modeling of PEM Fuel Cell Gas Diffusion Layers Deformation Under Compression: Part 2 - Nonlinear Behaviour Region" 225th ECS Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.

• P. Taheri, M. Yazdanpour, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Numerical and Analytica Modeling of Potential and Current Distribution in Pouch-type Lithium-ion Batteries", 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

• C. Berlanga, M. Kalra, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Adsorbent Material Development for Therapeutic Passive Hypothermia Device", 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

• M. Yazdanpour, P. Taheri, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Experimental Analysis of the Thermal Behaviour of High-power LiFePO4 Batteries", 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

• H. Sadeghifar, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2014) "Role of Microporous Layer (MPL) in Electrical and Thermal Resistances of Fuel Cell Gas Diffusion Layers (GDLs)", 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

• H. Sadeghifar, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2014) "A Novel Approach to Measuring the In-plane Electrical Conductivity of a Catalyst Coated Membrane (CCM) and its Electrical Contact Resistance with Microporous Layers (MPLs) and Gas Diffusion Layers (GDLs) of Fuel Cells. Part II: Effect of Compression, PTFE and Humidity", 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

• K. Fayazmanesh, C. McCague, M. Kalra, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Thermogravimetric Water Sorption Analysis of CaCl2 confined in Silica Gel Mesopores", 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

• D. Song, K. Fayazmanesh, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Development of new composite adsorbents with increased thermal conductivity for adsorption cooling systems", Nanolytica Symposium, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

• H. Sadeghifar, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Thermal Contact Resistance Between Gas Diffusion Layer and Graphite Bipolar Plate: Modeling and Experiments", 225th ECS Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.

• M. Ahadi, H. Sadeghifar, S. Salari, M. Andisheh, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Transport phenomena in micro/nano porous layers of polymer electrlye membrane (PEM) fuel cells", Nanolytica Symposium, Burnaby, BC.

• W. Huttema, C. McCague, A. Sharafian, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Alternative energy conversion", Globe 2014 Exhibition, Vancouver, BC.

• S. Salari, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Measurement and modeling of mass transfer within catalyst layer of a PEMFC", Climate and Energy Research Day, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

• M. Kalra, M. Bahrami, and C. J. Sparrey, "Effect of geometry and blood flow in cooling of the upper leg," Frontiers of Medical Devices Conference, Maryland, USA.

• M. Kalra, and M. Bahrami, "Development of a portable adsorption-based medical cooling device", International Sorption Heat Pump Conference, Maryland, USA.

• A. Sharafian, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Effects of fin spacing on temperature distribution through finned tube adsorber beds: Vehicle air conditioning Applications, " International Sorption Heat Pump Conference, 2014, College Park, Maryland, USA.

• C. McCague, K. Fayazmanesh, M. Kalra, and M. Bahrami, (2014) “Water adsorption of Cacl2 confined in mesoporous silica gel with various pore sizes”, International Sorption Heat Pump Conference, College Park, Maryland, USA.

• A. Gholami, M. Ahmadi, and M. Bahrami (2014) "A new analytical approach for transient modeling of passive multi-component cooling systems", 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Orlando, Florida, USA.

• A. Gholami and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Spreading resistant in anisotropic rectangular plates with multiple heat sources/sinks", 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 14-16 July, 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA.

• S. Salari, C. McCague, M. Ahadi, M. Tam, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Characterization of transport phenomena in catalyst layer of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells", Pacific Centre for Advanced Materials and Microstructures 19th Meeting, Victoria, BC.

• A. Hoseini, M. Andisheh-Tabir, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Aerogel blanket insulation: experimental validation of analytical thermal conductivity model", Pacific Centre for Advanced Materials and Microstructures 19th Meeting, Victoria, BC.

• K. Fayazmanesh, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2014) "Development of new composite adsorbents with increased thermal conductivity for adsorption cooling systems", Pacific Centre for Advanced Materials and Microstructures 19th Meeting, Victoria, BC.

• M. Andisheh-Tadbir, M. E. Hannach, E. Kjeang, M. Bahrami, (2014) "Analytical modeling of effective diffusivity in micro-porous layers", Electro-chemical Society 226th meeting, Oct 5-9, 2014, Cancun, Mexico.

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2013

• P. Taheri, A. Mansouri, B. Schweitzer, M. Yazdanpour, and M. Bahrami, (2013) "Electrical constriction resistance in current collectors of large-scale lithium-ion batteries," J. Electrochem. Soc. 160: A1731-A1740.

• P. Taheri, M. Yazdanpour, and M. Bahrami, (2013) "Transient three-dimensional thermal model for batteries with thin electrodes," J. Power Sources 243: 280-289.

• M. Akbari, A. Tamayol, and M. Bahrami, (2013) "A general model for predicting low Reynolds number flow pressure drop in non-uniform microchannels of non-circular cross section in continuum and slip-flow regimes," ASME J. Fluids Engineering 135: 071205.

• A. Tamayol, J. Yeom, M. Akbari, and M. Bahrami, (2013) "Low Reynolds number flows across ordered arrays of micro-cylinders embedded in a rectangular micro/minichannel," Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer 58: 420-426.

• H. Sadeghifar, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2013) "A statistically-based thermal conductivity model for fuel cell Gas Diffusion Layers," J. Power Sources 233: 369-379.

• A. Sharafian and M. Bahrami, (2013) "Adsorbate uptake and mass diffusivity of working pairs in adsorption cooling systems," Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer 59: 262-271.

 

Conferences

• H. Sadeghifar, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2013) "Thermal conductivity of graphite bipolar plate and its thermal contact resistance with gas diffusion layers: Part II. Effect of PTFE, MPL, compression, cyclic load and hysteresis behavior", Hydrogen & Fuel Cell conference, June 16-19, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

• H. Sadeghifar, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2013) "Thermal conductivity of Sigracet gas diffusion layers and MPL: Part I. Effect of compression, PTFE, MPL, cyclic load and hysteresis behavior", Hydrogen & Fuel Cell conference, Vancouver, June 16-19, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

• H. Sadeghifar, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2013) "Effect of PTFE on thermal conductivity of gas diffusion layers of PEM fuel cells", 11th ASME Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, July 14-19, 2013, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

• M. Fakoor-Pakdaman and M. Bahrami, (2013) "Transient internal forced convection under step wall heat flux condition," ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 14-19, 2013, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

• M. Fakoor-Pakdaman, M. Andisheh-Tadbir, and M. Bahrami, (2013) "Transient internal forced convection under arbitrary time-dependent heat flux," ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 14-19, 2013, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

• G. Mostafavi, M. Ahmadi, and M. Bahrami, (2013) "Effect of fin interruptions on natural convction heat transfer from a rectangular interrupted single-wall," ASME International Technical Conference and Exhibition on Packaging and Integration of Electronic and Photonic Microsystems, July 16-18, 2013, Burlingame, CA, USA.

• M. A. Fayazbakhsh and M. Bahrami, (2013) "Analytical modeling of mist condensation by natural convection over inclined flat surfaces," ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 14-19, 2013, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

• P. Taheri, M. Yazdanpour, and M. Bahrami, (2013) "Analytical assessment of the thermal behavior of nickel-metal hydride batteries," 223rd ESC meeting, May 12-16, 2013, Toronto, ON, Canada.

• M. Yazdanpour, P. Taheri, and M. Bahrami, (2013) "An analytical electro-thermal model for lithium-ion batteries," 223rd ESC meeting, May 12-16, 2013, Toronto, ON, Canada.

• M. A. Fayazbakhsh and M. Bahrami, (2013) "Comprehensive modeling of vehicle air conditioning loads using heat balance method," SAE World Congress, April 16-18, 2013, Detroit, MI, USA.

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2012

• M. Akbari, A. Tamayol, and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Thermal assessment of convective heat transfer in air-cooled PEMFC stacks: An experimental study," Energy Procedia 29: 1-11.

• P. Taheri and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Macroscopic description of nonequilibrium effects in thermal transpiration flows in annular microchannels," Physical Review E 86, 036311.

• S. Shahsavari, A. Tamayol, E. Kjeang, and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Convective heat transfer in microchannels of noncircular cross sections: An analytical approach," ASME J. Heat Transfer 134: 091701.

• S. Shahsavari, A. Desouza, M. Bahrami, and E. Kjeang, (2012) "Thermal analysis of air-cooled PEM fuel cells," Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 37: 18261-18271.

• A. Tamayol, F. McGregor, and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Thermal assessment of naturally cooled electronic enclosures with rectangular fins," ASME J. of Electronic Packaging 134: 034501.

• A. Tamayol, A. Khosla, B.L. Gray, and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Creeping flow through ordered arrays of micro-cylinders embedded in a rectangular minichannel," Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer 55: 3900-3908.

• P. Taheri and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Temperature rise in prismatic polymer lithium-ion batteries: An analytic approach," SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars - Electronic and Electrical Systems 5: 164−176.

• A. Tamayol, F. McGregor, and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Single phase through-plane permeability of carbon paper gas diffusion layers," Journal of Power Sources 204: 94-99.

• A. Tamayol, K. W. Wong, and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Effects of microstructure on flow properties of fibrous porous media at moderate Reynolds number," Physical Review E 85: 026318.

• M. Kalteh, A. Abbassi, and M. Bahrami, (2012) "An approximate model for slug flow heat transfer in channels of arbitrary cross section," J. Solid and Fluid Mechanics 2: 1-7.

• M. Akbari, M. Bahrami, and D. Sinton, (2012) "Optothermal sample preconcentration and manipulation of analytes with temperature gradient focusing," J. Microfluidics Nanofluidics 12:221–228.

 

Conferences

• A. Sharafianardakani and M. Bahrami, (2012) "A quasi steady state model for adsorption cooling systems: Automotive applications," ASME 10th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, July 23-26, 2012, San Diego, CA, USA, Paper No. ESFuelCell2012-91362.

• K. C. Chan, C. Y. H. Chao, and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Heat and mass transfer characteristics of a zeolite 13X/CACL2 composite adsorbent in adsorption cooling systems,"ASME 10th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, July 23-26, 2012, San Diego, CA, USA., Paper No. ESFuelCell2012-91246.

• H. Sadeghifar, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2012) "A statistically based thermal conductivity model for PEMFC gas diffusion layers," ASME 10th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, July 23-26, 2012, San Diego, CA, USA, Paper No. ESFuelCell2012-91160.

• M. Andisheh Tadbir, S. Shahsavari, M. Bahrami, and E. Kjeang, (2012) "Thermal management of an air-cooled PEM fuel cell: Cell level simulation," ASME 10th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, July 23-26, 2012, San Diego, CA, USA., Paper No. ESFuelCell2012-91440.

• A. Tamayol, N. S. K. Gunda, M. Akbari, S. K. Mitra, and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Creeping flow through microchannels with integrated micro-pillars," ASME 10th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels, June 8−12, 2012, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Paper No. ICNMM2012-73199.

• C. MacDonald, R. Douglas, A. Tamayol, and M. Bahrami, (2012) "A feasibility study of auxiliary HVAC systems for reducing idling time," ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, June 8−12, 2012, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Paper No. HT2012-58353.

• P. Taheri and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Thermal transpiration flow in annular microchannels," ASME 10th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels, June 8−12, 2012, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Paper No. ICNMM2012-73006.

• M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Modeling transient/steady convection from isoflux vertical plates," ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, June 8−12, 2012, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Paper No.HT2012-58380.

• G. Mostafavi, M. Ahmadi, and M. Bahrami, (2012) "Effects of geometrical parameters on natural convective heat transfer from vertically-mounted rectangular interrupted fins," ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, June 8−12, 2012, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Paper No. HT2012-58379.

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2011

• A. Tamayol and M. Bahrami, (2011) "Water permeation through gas diffusion layers of proton exchange membrane fuel cells," J. Power Sources 196: 6356-6361.

• A. Tamayol and M. Bahrami, (2011) "Transverse permeability of fibrous porous media," Physical Review E 83: 046314.

• M. Akbari, D. Sinton, and M. Bahrami, (2011) "Viscous flow in variable cross-section microchannels of arbitrary shapes," Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 54: 3970-3978.

• P. Taheri, S. Hsieh, and M. Bahrami, (2011) "Investigating electrical contact resistance losses in lithium-ion battery assemblies for hybrid and electric vehicles," J. Power Sources 196: 6525-6533.

• A. Tamayol and M. Bahrami, (2011) "In-plane gas permeability of proton exchange membrane fuel cell gas diffusion layers," J. Power Sources 196: 3559-3564.

• M. Akbari, D. Sinton, and M. Bahrami, (2011) "Geometrical effects on the temperature distribution in a half-space due to a moving heat source," ASME J. Heat Transfer 133: 064502.

• E. Sadeghi, S. Hsieh, and M. Bahrami, (2011) "Thermal conductivity and contact resistance of metal foams," J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 44: 125406.

• E. Sadeghi, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2011) "A novel approach to determine the in-plane thermal conductivity of gas diffusion layers in proton exchange membrane fuel cells," J. Power Sources 196: 3565-3571.

• E. Sadeghi, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2011) "Effective thermal conductivity and thermal contact resistance of gas diffusion layers in PEM fuel cells. Part 1: Effects of compressive load," J. Power Sources 196: 246-254.

 

Conferences

• A. Tamayol, F. McGregor and M. Bahrami (2011) "Through-plane gas permeability of proton exchange membrane fuel cell gas diffusion layers," ASME 9th Fuel Cell Conf., Aug. 7-10, 2011, Washington, DC, USA, Paper No. ESFuelCell2011-54257.

• A. Tamayol, F. McGregor, E. Demian, P. Bowler, E. Trandafir, P. Rada, M. Bahrami, (2011) "Assessment of thermal performance of electronic enclosures with rectangular fins: A passive thermal solution," ASME Interpack, Portland, InterPACK2011-52174.

• S. Shahsavari, E. Kjeang and M. Bahrami, (2011) "Computational analysis of heat transfer in air-cooled fuel cells," ASME 9th Fuel Cell Conf., Aug. 7-10, 2011, Washington, DC, USA, Paper No. ESFuelCell2011-54265.

• P. Taheri, S. Hsieh, and M. Bahrami, (2011) "Effects of electrical contact resistance on external energy losses in lithium-ion battery packs for hybrid and electric vehicles," ESFuelCell2011, Aug. 7-10, 2011, Washington, DC, USA, Paper No. ESFuelCell2011–54660.

• E. Sadeghi, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2011) "In-plane thermal conductivity of PEM fuel cell gas diffusion layers," AJTEC2011, Mar. 13-17, 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Paper No. AJTEC2011–44571.

• E. Sadeghi, S. Hsieh, and M. Bahrami, (2011) "Thermal contact resistance at a metal foam-solid surface interface," AJTEC2011, Mar. 13-17, 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Paper No. AJTEC2011–44570.

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2010

• A. Tamayol and M. Bahrami (2010) "Parallel flow through ordered fibers: An analytical approach," ASME J. Fluid Engineering 132: 114502.

• A. Tamayol, K. Hooman, and M. Bahrami, (2010) "Thermal analysis of flow in a porous medium over a permeable stretching wall," Transport in Porous Media 85: 661-676.

• A. Tamayol and M. Bahrami, (2010) "Laminar flow in microchannels with noncircular cross section," ASME J. Fluid Engineering 132: 111201.

• E. Sadeghi, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2010) "Effective thermal conductivity and thermal contact resistance of gas diffusion layers in PEM fuel cells. Part 2: Hysteresis Effect under Cyclic Compressive Load," J. Power Sources 195: 8104-8109.

• E. Sadeghi, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2010) "Thermal spreading resistance of arbitrary-shape heat sources on a half-space: A unified approach," IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies 33(2): 267-277.

• E. Sadeghi, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2010) "Estimation of Nusselt number in microchannels of arbitrary cross-section with constant axial heat flux," J. Heat Transfer Engineering 31(8): 666-674.

• M. Akbari, D. Sinton, and M. Bahrami, (2010) "Laminar fully developed flow in periodically converging-diverging microtubes," Heat Transfer Engineering 31: 628-634.

 

Conferences

• A. Akbari, E. Kjeang, and M. Bahrami, (2010) "Analytical model for the effective thermal conductivity matrix of anisotropic composites," IMECE2010, Nov. 12-18, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Paper No. IMECE2010–40066.

• M. Akbari, M. Bahrami, and D. Sinton, (2010) "Optothermal analyte manipulation with temperature gradient focusing," IMECE2010, Nov. 12-18, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Paper No. IMECE2010–38908.

• A. Tamayol and M. Bahrami, (2010) "Water permeation through gas diffusion layers of proton exchange membrane fuel cells," IMECE2010, Nov. 12-18, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Paper No. IMECE2010–40868.

• E. Sadeghi, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami (2010), "Effect of compression on the effective thermal conductivity and thermal contact resistance in PEM fuel cell gas diffusion layers", IMECE Conference, Nov. 12-18, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Paper No. IMECE2010–39284.

• M. Akbari, D. Sinton, and M. Bahrami, (2010) "Analytical and experimental characterization of flow in slowly-varying cross-section microchannels," ICNMM2010, Montreal, Canada, Paper No. FEDSM-ICNMM2010–30417.

• M. Akbari, M. Bahrami, and D. Sinton, (2010) "Optothermal control of local fluid temperature in microfluidics," ICNMM2010, Montreal, Canada, Paper No. FEDSM-ICNMM2010–30412.

• A. Tamayol and M. Bahrami, (2010) "In-plane gas permeability of proton exchange membrane fuel cell gas diffusion layers," FEDSM2010, Montreal, Canada, Paper No. FEDSM-ICNMM2010–30563.

• A. Tamayol, A. Kholsa, B. Gray, and M. Bahrami, (2010) "Pressure drop in micro-channels filled with porous media," ICNMM2010, Montreal, Canada, Paper No. FEDSM-ICNMM2010–30559.

• S. Shahsavari and M. Bahrami (2010) "Analytical velocity and temperature distributions for flow in microchannels of various cross-sections," ICNMM2010, Montreal, Canada, Paper No. FEDSM-ICNMM2010–30530.

• A. Tamayol, K. W. Wong, and M. Bahrami, (2010) "Effect of fiber orientation on flow properties of fibrous porous structures at moderate Reynolds number," Third Int. Conference on Porous Media and its Applications in Science , Engineering and Industry (ICPM3), June 20-25, 2010, Montecatini, Tuscany, Italy.

• A. Tamayol and M. Bahrami, (2010) "Transverse permeability of fibrous porous media," Third Int. Conference on Porous Media and its Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry (ICPM3), June 20-25, 2010, Montecatini, Tuscany, Italy

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2009

• M. Akbari, D. Sinton, and M. Bahrami, (2009) "Pressure drop in rectangular microchannels as compared to theory based on arbitrary cross-section," ASME J. of Fluids Engineering 131: 041202.

• A. Tamayol, and M. Bahrami, (2009) "Analytical determination of viscous permeability of fibrous porous media," Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer 52: 2407-2414.

• M. Bahrami, A. Tamayol, and P. Taheri, (2009) "Slip-flow pressure drop in microchannels of general cross section," ASME J. of Fluids Engineering 131: 1036-1044.

Conferences

• A. Tamayol and M. Bahrami, (2009) "Parallel flow in ordered fibrous structures: An analytical approach," FEDSM2009, Vail, CO, Paper No. FEDSM2009–78166.

• A. Tamayol and M. Bahrami, (2009) "Analytical solutions for laminar fully-developed flow in microchannels with non-circular cross-section," FEDSM2009, Vail, CO, Paper No. FEDSM2009–78167.

• M. Akbari, D. Sinton, and M. Bahrami, (2009) "Flow in slowly varying microchannels of rectangular cross-section," FEDSM2009, Vail, Orlando, Paper No. FEDSM2009–78183.

• M. Akbari, D. Sinton, and M. Bahrami, (2009) "Moving heat sources in a half-space: Effect of source geometry," HT2009, San Francisco, CA, Paper No. HT2009–88562.

• E. Sadeghi, N. Djilali, and M. Bahrami, (2009) "Thermal conductivity and thermal contact resistance of metal foams," 2009 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 19-23, 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA, Paper No. HT2009–88557.

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2008

• E. Sadeghi, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2008) "Analytic determination of the effective thermal conductivity of PEM fuel cell gas diffusion layers," J. of Power Sources 179: 200-208.

 

Conferences

• M. Bahrami, M. Akbari, and D. Sinton, (2008) "Laminar fully developed flow in periodically converging-diverging microtubes," ICNMM2008, Darmstadt, Germany, Paper No. ICNMM2008–62187.

• A. Tamayol, M. Bahrami, and P. Tehari, (2008) "Slip-flow pressure drop in microchannels of general cross-section," ICNMM2008, Darmstadt, Germany, Paper No. ICNMM2008–62199.

• M. Akbari, D. Sinton, and M. Bahrami, (2008) "Flow in rectangular microchannels: An experimental investigation," ECI Int. Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Microscale, Whistler, Canada.

• A. Tamayol and M. Bahrami, (2008) "Numerical investigation of flow in fibrous porous media," ECI Int. Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Microscale, Whistler, Canada, 2008.

• E. Sadeghi, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2008) "A compact thermal resistance model for determining effective thermal conductivity in the fibrous gas diffusion layers of fuel cells," 2008 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, August 10-14, 2008, Jacksonville, FL., USA, Paper No. HT2008–56158.

• E. Sadeghi, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2008) "Analytic solution of thermal spreading resistance: Generalization to arbitrary-shape heat sources on a half-space," 2008 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, August 10-14, 2008, Jacksonville, FL., USA, Paper No. HT2008–56159.

• E. Sadeghi, M. Bahrami, and N. Djilali, (2008) "Estimation of Nusselt number in microchannels of arbitrary cross-section with constant axial heat flux," 6th International ASME Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels, June 23-25, 2008, Darmstadt, Germany, Paper No. ICNMM2008–62198.

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2007

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2007) "Assessment of relevant physical phenomena controlling thermal performance of nanofluids," AIAA J. of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 21: 673-680.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2007) "A novel solution for pressure drop in singly connected microchannels," Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer 50: 2492-2502.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2007) "Role of random roughness on thermal performance of microfins," AIAA J. of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 21: 153-157.

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2006

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2006) "Pressure drop of laminar, fully developed flow in microchannels of arbitrary cross-section," ASME J. of Fluids Engineering 128: 1036-1044.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2006) "Effective thermal conductivity of rough spheroid packed beds," Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer 49: 3691-3701.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and E. E. Marotta, (2006) "Thermal joint resistance of polymer-metal rough interfaces," ASME J. of Electronic Packaging 128: 23-29.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2006) "Pressure drop of laminar, fully developed flow in rough microtubes," ASME J. of Fluid Engineering 128: 632-637.

• M. Bahrami, J. R. Culham, M. M. Yovanovich, and G. E. Schneider, (2006) "Review of thermal joint resistance models for non-conforming rough surfaces," ASME J. of Applied Mechanics Review 59: 1-12.

 

Conferences

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2006) "Assessment of relevant physical phenomena controlling thermal performance of nanofluids," ASME Int. Mech. Eng. Congress and RD Expo., Nov. 5-10, Chicago, Illinois, Paper No. IMECE2006–13417.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2006) "Approximate solution for pressure drop in microchannels of arbitrary cross-section," 9th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Jun 5-8, 2006, San Francisco, California, Paper No. AIAA–2006–3119.

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2005

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2005) "Thermal contact resistance: effect of elastic deformation," Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer 48: 3284-3293.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2005) "A compact model for contact of rough spheres," ASME J. of Tribology 127: 884-889.

 

Conferences

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2005) "Role of random roughness on thermal performance of micr-ofins," ASME Heat Transfer Conf., July 17-22, 2005, San Francisco, CA, Paper No. HT2005–72712.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2005) "Pressure drop of fully-developed, laminar flow in rough microtubes," ASME 3rd Int. Conf. on Mini and Microchannels, June 13-15, 2005, Toronto, ON, Paper No. ICMM2005–75108.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2005) "Pressure drop of fully developed, laminar flow in microchannels of arbitrary cross-section," ASME 3rd Int. Conf. on Mini and Microchannels, June 13-15, 2005, Toronto, ON. Paper No. ICMM2005–75109.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2005) "Thermal contact resistance: Effect of elastic deformation," Semi-Therm 21, Semiconductor Thermal Measurement and Management Symposium, March 15–17, 2005, San Jose, CA.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2005) "Convective heat transfer of laminar, single-phase flow in randomly rough microtubes," ASME Int. Mech. Eng. Congress and RD Expo., November 5-11, 2005, Orlando, FL, Paper No. IMECE2005–79902.

• P. Karayacoubian, M. Bahrami, and J. R. Culham, (2005) "Asymptotic solutions of effective thermal conductivity of particle-laden polymers," ASME Int. Mech. Eng. Congress and RD Expo., November 5-11, 2005, Orlando, FL, Paper No. IMECE2005–82734.

• M. M. Yovanovich, M. Bahrami, and J. R. Culham, (2005) "Gaussian roughness in thermal contact conductance, microtubes and microfins," A Symposium in Honor of Bora Mikic, ASME Heat Transfer Conference, July 17-22, 2005, San Francisco, CA, Paper No. HT2005-72850.

• M. Ferguson, M. Bahrami, and J. R. Culham, (2005) "Review of experimental measurement of thermal and hydrodynamic characteristics in mini- and microchannels," ASME 3rd Int. Conf. on Mini and Microchannels, June 13-15, 2005, Toronto, ON. Paper No. ICMM2005–75126.

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2004

• M. Bahrami, J. R. Culham, and M. M. Yovanovich, (2004) "A scale analysis approach to thermal contact resistance," ASME J. of Heat Transfer 126: 896-905.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2004) "Thermal joint resistance of conforming rough surfaces with gas-filled gaps," AIAA J. of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 18: 318-325.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2004) "Thermal joint resistance of non-conforming rough surfaces with gas-filled gaps," AIAA J. of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 18: 326-332.

• M. Bahrami, J. R. Culham, M. M. Yovanovich, and G. E. Schneider, (2004) "Thermal contact resistance of non-conforming rough surfaces part 1: contact mechanics model," AIAA J. of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 18: 209-217.

• M. Bahrami, J. R. Culham, M. M. Yovanovich, and G. E. Schneider, (2004) "Thermal contact resistance of non-conforming rough surfaces part 2: thermal model," AIAA J. of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 18: 218-227.

 

Conferences

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2004) "Compact analytical models for effective thermal conductivity of rough spheroid packed beds," ASME Int. Mech. Eng. Congress, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 13-19, 2004, Paper No. IMECE2004–60129.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and E. E. Marotta, (2004) "Modeling of thermal joint resistance of polymer-metal rough interfaces," ASME Int. Mech. Eng. Congress, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 13-19, 2004, Paper No. IMECE2004–60131.

• M. Bahrami, M. M. Yovanovich, and J. R. Culham, (2004) "A compact model for spherical rough contacts," ASME/STLE Int. Joint Tribology Conf., Long Beach, CA, Oct. 24-27, 2004, Paper No. TRIB2004–64015.

• M. Bahrami, J. R. Culham, and M. M. Yovanovich, (2004) "Thermal resistances of gaseous gap for conforming rough contacts," 42nd AIAA Aerospace Meeting and Exhibit. Reno, NV, Jan. 5-8, 2004, Paper No. AIAA2004–0821.

• M. Bahrami, J. R. Culham, and M. M. Yovanovich, (2004) "Thermal resistances of gaseous gap for non-conforming rough contacts," 42nd AIAA Aerospace Meeting and Exhibit. Reno, NV, Jan. 5-8, 2004, Paper No. AIAA2004–0822.

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2003

Conferences

• M. Bahrami, J. R. Culham, M. M. Yovanovich, and G. E. Schneider, (2003) "Review of thermal joint resistance models for non-conforming rough surfaces in a vacuum," ASME Heat Transfer Conf., Las Vegas, NV, July 21-23, 2003, Paper No. HT2003–47051.

• M. Bahrami, J. R. Culham, M. M. Yovanovich, and G. E. Schneider, (2003) "Thermal contact resistance of non-conforming rough surfaces part 1: contact mechanics model," 36th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Orlando, FL, June 23-26, 2003, Paper No. AIAA2003–4197.

• M. Bahrami, J. R. Culham, M. M. Yovanovich, and G. E. Schneider, (2003) "Thermal contact resistance of non-conforming rough surfaces part 2: thermal model," 36th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Orlando, FL, June 23-26, 2003, Paper No. AIAA2003–4198.

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Theses

• S. Nemati Mehr, "Development of Adsorber Beds for Air Conditioning in Vehicle Applications," MASc Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Summer 2016.

• A. Soleymani, "Board-Level Thermal Management Systems with Application in Electronics and Power Electronics," MASc Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Summer 2016.

• A. Labbani, "High Performance Modular Insulating Panel Development for a Reefer Van," MASc Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Spring 2016.

• F. Bagheri, "Development of Efficient Air Conditioning and Refrigeration System for Service Vehicles," PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Spring 2016.

• A. Sharafian, "Waste heat-driven adsorption cooling systems for vehicle air conditioning applications," PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Fall 2015.

• M. Andisheh-Tadbir, "Modeling and Characterization of Micro-Porous Layers in Fuel Cells," PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Fall 2015.

• M. Fayazbakhsh, "Energy-Smart Calculations of Thermal Loads in Mobole and Stationary Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Systems," PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Fall 2015.

• M. Fakoor Pakdaman, "Transient Internal Forced Convection Under Dynamic Thermal Loads: In Clean-Tech and Automotive Applications," PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Summer 2015.

• M. Yazdan Pour, "Electro-thermal Modeling of Lithium-ion Battery," PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Summer 2015.

• H. Sadeghifar, "Bulk and interfacial thermal transport in microstructural porous materials with application to fuel cells," PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Spring 2015.

• M. Ahmadi, "Pushing the Limits of Natural Convection Heat Transfer from the Heatsinks," PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Fall 2014.

• N. Ningbai, "Analysis of Air Flow Distribution and Thermal Comfort in Hybrid Electric Vehicles," Master's Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Fall 2014.

• M. Kalra, "Development of a Novel Portable Cooling Device for Inducing Mild Hypothermia," Master's Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Summer 2014.

• A. Gholami, "A new integrated approach for modeling green passive cooling systems," Master's Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Summer 2014.

• G. Mostafavi, "Natural convection heat transfer from interrupted rectangular fins," Master's Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Fall 2012.

• S. Shahsavari, "Thermal analysis of air-cooled fuel cells," Master's Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Summer 2011.

• A. Tamayol, "Micro/marcroscopic fluid flow in open cell fibrous structures," PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Summer 2011.

• M. Akbari, "Flow and heat transfer in microfluidic devices with application to optothermal analyte preconcentration and manipulation," PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Summer 2011.

• E. Sadeghi, "Thermal transport in porous media with application to fuel cell diffusion media and metal foams," PhD Thesis, University of Victoria, Fall 2010.

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Other Publications

• M. Bahrami, "Modeling of thermal joint resistance for rough sphere-flat contact in a vacuum," PhD Thesis, University of Waterloo, Spring 2004.

• M. Bahrami, J. R. Culham, and M. M. Yovanovich, (2003) "A scale analysis approach to thermal contact resistance," 2003 ASME Int. Mech. Eng. Congress and R&D Expo, Nov. 16-21, 2003, Washington, D.C, Paper No. IMECE2003–44283.

• M. Bahrami, "Modeling of thermal joint resistance for rough sphere-flat contact in a vacuum," Technical report, University of Waterloo, July 2002.

• H. Bassirat, M. Saffar Avval, and M. Bahrami, (1996) "Flow pattern of gas-solid in circulating fluidized beds," Proceedings of the 1996 3rd Biennial ASME and European Joint Conference of Eng. System Design and Analysis, Montpellier, France, ESDA, Part 6 PD v78, n6, ASME, NY:. 61-67.

• M. Bahrami, "A hydrodynamic model for gas-solid flow in circulating fluidized beds," M.A.Sc. Thesis, Amir Kabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, July 1995.

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