Mehran Ahmadi, P.Eng.

Acting Director and Lecturer, School of Sustainable Energy Engineering
Undergraduate Curriculum Chair, School of Sustainable Energy Engineering

Education

Ph.D., Mechatronic Systems Engineering, Simon Fraser University, 2014

M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology - Tehran Polytechnic, 2010

B.Sc., Mehcanical Engineering, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, 2007

Contact:

Tel:
778.782.7182
Email:
mehran_ahmadi@sfu.ca
Office:
SRYE 5141

Research interests
 

  • Sustainable Buildings, Net-Zero Buildings, Passive House
  • Building Systems Energy Modeling
  • Cooling and Refrigeration Systems
  • HVAC Systems
  • CFD and FEA Analysis

Teaching interests
 

  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Refrigeration Systems
  • HVAC Design and Analysis
  • Energy Systems Modeling for Buildings
  • Engineering Design

Recently taught courses
 

  • SEE 100 - Engineering Graphics and Software for Design
  • SEE 111 - Integrated Energy Solution I
  • SEE 221 - Statics and Mechanics of Material
  • SEE 224 - Thermodynamics for Energy Engineering
  • SEE 352 - Power Generation and Conversion
  • SEE 464 – Energy Systems Modeling for Buildings
  • MSE 223 - Introduction to Fluid Mechanics
  • MSE 321 - Engineering Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

Selected recent publications

  • Bahrehmand, Hesam; Ahmadi, Mehran; Bahrami, Majid; Oscillatory heat transfer in coated sorber beds: An analytical solution, International Journal of Refrigeration, 105,169-177,2019, Elsevier
  • Bahrehmand, Hesam; Ahmadi, Mehran; Bahrami, Majid; Analytical modeling of oscillatory heat transfer in coated sorption beds, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 121,09-Jan,2018, Pergamon
  • Garcia-Poulin, Mikel; Ahmadi, Mehran; Bahrami, Majid; Lau, Eric; Botting, Chris; Thermal resistance of electrical insulation for bolted and clamped discrete power devices, 2018 34th Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM) ,176-180,2018, IEEE
  • Cermak, Martin; Ahmadi, Mehran; Bahrami, Majid; Lau, Kevin; Development of a passively cooled outdoor telecom power enclosure, 2017 33rd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM) ,13-18,2017, IEEE
  • Gholami, Ali; Ahmadi, Mehran; Bahrami, Majid; A modified steady state method for measurement of in-plane thermal conductivity, 2016 32nd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM) ,22-26,2016, IEEE
  • Ahmadi, Mehran; Pakdaman, Mohammad Fakoor; Bahrami, Majid; Analytical investigation of thermal contact resistance (TCR) behavior under time-dependent thermal load, 2016 32nd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM) , 15-21,2016, IEEE
  • Ahmadi, Mehran; Thimmaiah, Poovanna; Bahrami, Majid; Sedraoui, Khaled; Sait, Hani H; Djilali, Ned; Experimental and numerical investigation of a solar eductor-assisted low-pressure water desalination system, Science Bulletin,61,12,959-973,2016, Science China Press
  • Fakoor-Pakdaman, M; Ahmadi, Mehran; Bagheri, Farshid; Bahrami, Majid; Optimal time-varying heat transfer in multilayered packages with arbitrary heat generations and contact resistance, Journal of Heat Transfer,137,8,2015, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Collection
  • Ahmadi, Mehran; Fakoor-Pakdaman, Mohammad; Bahrami, Majid; Natural convection from vertical parallel plates: an integral method solution, Journal of Thermophysics and heat transfer,29,1,140-149,2015, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Fakoor-Pakdaman, M; Ahmadi, Mehran; Bahrami, Majid; Temperature-aware time-varying convection over a duty cycle for a given system thermal-topology, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,87,418-428,2015, Pergamon
  • Ahmadi, Mehran; Bagheri, Farshid; Bahrami, Majid; Optimal Time-Varying Heat Transfer in Multilayered Packages with Arbitrary Heat Generations and Contact Resistance,2015, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Fakoor-Pakdaman, M; Ahmadi, Mehran; Bahrami, Majid; Unsteady internal forced-convective flow under dynamic time-dependent boundary temperature, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer,28,3,463-473,2014, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Gholami, A; Ahmadi, M; Bahrami, M; A new analytical approach for dynamic modeling of passive multicomponent cooling systems, Journal of Electronic Packaging,136,3,31010,2014, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Ahmadi, Mehran; Mostafavi, Golnoosh; Bahrami, Majid; Natural convection from rectangular interrupted fins, International Journal of Thermal Sciences,82,62-71,2014, Elsevier Masson
  • Fakoor-Pakdaman, M; Ahmadi, Mehran; Bagheri, Farshid; Bahrami, Majid; Dynamic heat transfer inside multilayered packages with arbitrary heat generations, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer,28,4,687-699,2014, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Fakoor-Pakdaman, M; Ahmadi, Mehran; Andisheh-Tadbir, Mehdi; Bahrami, Majid; Optimal unsteady convection over a duty cycle for arbitrary unsteady flow under dynamic thermal load, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,78,1187-1198,2014, Pergamon
  • Ahmadi, Mehran; Mostafavi, Golnoosh; Bahrami, Majid; Natural convection from interrupted vertical walls, Journal of Heat Transfer,136,11,2014, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Collection
  • Ahmadi, Mehran; Gholami, Ali; Bahrami, Majid; Lau, Kevin; Passive cooling of outside plant power systems, a green solution to reduce energy consumption ,2014 IEEE 36th International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC),09-Jan,2014, IEEE
  • Ahmadi, Mehran; Pushing the Limits of Natural Convection Heat Transfer from the Heatsinks,2014, Applied Sciences:
  • Gholami, A; Ahmadi, M; Bahrami, M; An integrated analytical approach for system-level transient modeling of passive cooling systems, 2014, International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
  • Mostafavi, Golnoosh; Ahmadi, Mehran; Bahrami, Majid; Effect of fin interruptions on natural convection heat transfer from a rectangular interrupted single-wall, International Electronic Packaging Technical Conference and Exhibition, 55768, V002T08A029,2013, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Mostafavi, Golnoosh; Ahmadi, Mehran; Bahrami, Majid; Effects of Geometrical Parameters on Natural Convective Heat Transfer from Vertically Mounted Rectangular Interrupted Fins, Heat Transfer Summer Conference, 44786,717-727,2012, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Yousefi, T; Karami, A; Mahmoudinezhad, S; Jalilian, M Mahdipour; Ahmadi, M; Modeling the Free Convection Heat Transfer in a Partitioned Cavity by the Use of Fuzzy Logic, International Journal of Modeling and Optimization,1,4,284,2011, IACSIT Press
  • Ahmadi, M; Avval, M Saffar; Yousefi, T; Goharkhah, M; Nasr, B; Ashjaee, M; Temperature measurement of a premixed radially symmetric methane flame jet using the Mach–Zehnder Interferometry, Optics and Lasers in Engineering,49,7,859-865,2011, Elsevier