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Name: Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Tel:
+98 (21) 73223978
E-mail: molaeimaneshiust.ac.ir, gr.molaeimaneshgmail.com
 
Education
Ph.D.: Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University, Mar. 2014
M.Sc.: Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Sept. 2009
B.Sc.: Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Sept. 2007
         & Oil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Sept. 2007
Honors:
Silver Star of National Chemical Olympiad, Sept. 2001.
149th Rank of B.Sc. Entrance Exam, 2002.
15th Rank of M.Sc. Entrance Exam, 2007.
Winner of Kazemi Ashtiyani Award (BMN), 2017.
Research interests:
  1. Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
  2. Lithium-Ion Batteries
  3. HAVC systems of Vehicles
  4. Biodiesel Fuels, Production and Evaluation
  5. Modern Drive Trains of EVs, HEVs and FCVs
  6. Non-classic CFD, Especially Lattice Boltzmann Method (LBM)
  7. Road Vehicles Aerodynamics and Thermal Management
  8. Intake and Exhaust Systems of Internal Combustion Engines
Research Labs:       
Automotive Fluids and Structures Analysis
Taught Courses:      
  1. Modern Power Trains (Principles of Drive Train Design for EVs, HEVs and FCVs), M.Sc. 
  2. Design and Simulation of Thermal Management Systems in the Vehicles (Focused on EVs, HEVs and FCVs), M.Sc.
  3. Advanced Engineering Math 1, M.Sc.     
  4. Computational Fluid Dynamics, M.Sc.                                     
  5. Fundamentals of Vehicle Aerodynamics, B.Sc.
  6. Measurement and Control Systems, B.Sc.
Employment and Positions:  
Cultural Manager at Automotive Engineering School (Sept. 2014 till Sept. 2016)

 
For the Industry:
  1. Member of the Redesign Project Team for one of the Color Room Ovens at Iran Khodro Company.
  2. Member of the Technical Team for Super-cavitation Project at Malek Ashtar University of Technology
  3. Member of the Strategic Management Team of the National Platform Design Project
  4. Owner of HVAC, AIS and Grille Systems in the National Platform Design Project
  5. Member of the Supervisor Team for Prototype Manufacturing of the National Platform Design Project
  6. Member of the Management Team of the National Electric Platform Design Project
  7. Founding of the National Platform Design Project Workshop
  8. And Finally: Expert in Feasibility Study, Design, Modeling, Simulation, Optimization, Manufacturing and Recycling of Energy Storage and Power Generation Systems.
Books and Book Chapters:
  1. Fuel Cell Modeling and Simulation, From Microscale to Macroscale; G.R. Molaeimanesh and Farschad Torabi, Elsevier, 2022; https://doi.org/10.1016/C2020-0-02573-9
  2. Translation of “Fuel Cell Fundamentals” by  R. O’Hayre, S.W. Cha, W. Colella, F.B. Prinz
  3. Translation of “Battery Systems Engineering” by C.D. Rahn and C.-Y. Wang
Patents:
  1. Thermal management system for battery module, S. Hekmat and G.R. Molaeimanesh, US Patent; Patent No.: US 11,355,796 B2; 2022.
  2. Hybrid Thermal Management System Based on Water-Cooling Pipes and PCM for Lithium Battery Modules of Electric Vehicles (139650140003008904)
Journal Papers:
 
  1. The effect of source motion on contaminant distribution in the cleanrooms, M.H. Saidi, B. Sajadi, G.R. Molaeimanesh, Energy and Buildings 43 (2011) pp. 966–70 (ISI).
  2. A three-dimensional pore-scale model of the cathode electrode in polymer-electrolyte membrane fuel cell by lattice Boltzmann method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, Journal of Power Sources 258 (2014) pp. 89–97 (ISI).
  3. Impact of PTFE distribution on the removal of liquid water from a PEMFC electrode by lattice Boltzmann method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39 (2014) pp. 8401-09 (ISI).
  4. Water droplet dynamic behavior during removal from a PEMFC gas diffusion layer by Lattice-Boltzmann method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, The Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 31 (2014), pp. 598-610 (ISI).
  5. Agglomerate modeling of cathode catalyst layer of a PEM fuel cell by the lattice Boltzmann method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39 (2015) pp. 5169-85 (ISI).
  6. A pore-scale model for the cathode electrode of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell by lattice Boltzmann method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, The Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 32 (2015), pp. 397-405 (ISI).
  7. Parametric Investigation of the Role of Contributing Factors on Thermal Comfort and Inhaled Air Quality for a Room with Stratum Ventilation, G.R. Molaeimanesh, Amirkabir Journal of Science & Research (Mechanical Engineering), 47 (2015) pp. 59-67 (ISC).
  8. Numerical evaluation of the defrosting/defogging performance of HVAC system in the main product of the national vehicle platform, M.H. Shojaeefard, G.R. Molaeimanesh, N. Aghamirzaei, S. Ghezelbiglo, B. Zeinolabedini, International Journal of Automotive Engineering, 5 (2015) pp. 2006-16 (ISC).
  9. Role of wettability and water droplet size during water removal from a PEMFC GDL by lattice Boltzmann method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, 41 (2016) pp. 14872-84 (ISI).
  10. A pore-scale model for microfibrous ammonia cracking micro reactors via lattice Boltzmann method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Sanati Davarani, The Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 33 (2016), pp. 1211–9 (ISI) .
  11. A review on microstructure reconstruction of PEM fuel cells porous electrodes for pore scale simulation, M.H. Shojaeefard, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M. Nazemian, M.R. Moqaddari, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41 (2016) pp. 20276-93 (ISI).
  12. Lattice Boltzmann simulation of proton exchange membrane fuel cells - A review on opportunities and challenges, G.R. Molaeimanesh, H. Saeidi Googarchin, A. Qasemian Moqaddam, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41 (2016) pp. 22221-45 (ISI).
  13. Investigation of GDL compression effects on the performance of a PEM fuel cell cathode by lattice Boltzmann method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M. Nazemian, Journal of Power Sources, 359 (2017) 494-506 (ISI).
  14. Multi-objective optimization of an automotive louvered fin-flat tube condenser for enhancing HVAC system cooling performance, M.H. Shojaeefard, G.R. Molaeimanesh, A. Yarmohammadi, S. Changizian, Applied Thermal Engineering 125 (2017) 546–58 (ISI).
  15. Investigation of the Agglomerates Arrangement Effect on the Performance of Cathode Electrode in a PEM Fuel Cell, Amirkabir Journal of Science & Research (Mechanical Engineering), 49 (2016) pp. 203-18 (ISC).
  16. Impact of anisotropy level of gas diffusion layer on the temperature distribution of a PEM fuel cell cathode electrode, R.Haji Abdolvahab, Gh.R. Molaeimanesh, International Journal of Automotive Engineering 7 (2017) 2551-2561 (ISC).
  17. Impact of PTFE distribution across the GDL on the water droplet removal from a PEM fuel cell electrode containing binder, A.H. Kakaee, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Elyasi Garmaroudi, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43 (2018) pp. 15481-91 (ISI).
  18. A coupled thermal model for the refrigeration cycle and the cabin of the first product based on the national vehicle platform,         Mohammad Hasan Shojaeefard; Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh; Ali Yarmohammadi; Sina Changizian, Amirkabir Journal of Science & Research (Mechanical Engineering), in press (ISC).
  19. Experimental Investigation on the Performance of Hybrid Thermal Management System Based on Water Cooling and Phase Change Material for a Lithium Battery Module of an Electric Vehicle,        Shahriyar Hekmat; Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, Amirkabir Journal of Science & Research (Mechanical Engineering), in press (ISC).
  20. Thermal behavior of a commercial prismatic Lithium-ion battery cell applied in electric vehicles, Y Salami Ranjbaran; MH Shoajeefard; GR Molaeimanesh, International Journal of Automotive Engineering 8 (2018), 2700-2708 (ISI).
  21. Impact of catalyst layer morphology on the performance of PEM fuel cell cathode via lattice Boltzmann simulation, GR Molaeimanesh; MA Bamdezh; M Nazemian, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 43 (2018), 20959-20975 (ISI).
  22. Role of phase change materials in creating uniform surface temperature on a lithium battery cell applicable in electric vehicles, S Jenabi Haqparast; GR Molaeimanesh; SM Mousavi-Khoshdel, International Journal of Automotive Engineering 8 (2018), 2848-2853 (ISI).
  23. Effects of electrode compression on the water droplet removal from proton exchange membrane fuel cells, GR Molaeimanesh; MH Shojaeefard; MR Moqaddari, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 36 (2019), 136-145 (ISI).
  24. Improving the performance of a passive battery thermal management system based on PCM using lateral fins, MH Shojaeefard; GR Molaeimanesh; YS Ranjbaran, Heat and Mass Transfer, 55 (2019), 1753-1767 (ISI).
  25. Effects of Compression on the Removal of Water Droplet from GDLs of PEM Fuel Cells, MH Shojaeefard; GR Molaeimanesh; MR Moqaddari, Fuel Cells, 19 (2019) 675-684 (ISI).
  26. Numerical evaluation of a thermal management system consisting PCM and porous metal foam for Li-ion batteries, YS Ranjbaran; SJ Haghparast; MH Shojaeefard; GR Molaeimanesh, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, in Press (ISI).
  27. Hybrid thermal management of a Li-ion battery module with phase change material and cooling water pipes: An experimental investigation, Shahriyar Hekmat; Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, Applied Thermal Engineering, 166 (2020) 114759 (ISI).
  28. Impact of carbon paper structural parameters on the performance of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell cathode via lattice Boltzmann method, M Nazemian; GR Molaeimanesh, Acta Mechanica Sinica, in press (ISI).
Conference papers and presentations:
1- Impact of Geometric Parameters on Inhaled Air quality for a Room with Personal Displacement Ventilation (PDV), G.R. Molaeimanesh, 18th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME 2010, 11-13 May, 2010, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
2- Water Droplet Dynamic Behavior in a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell by Lattice-Boltzmann Method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, 21th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME 2010, 11-13 May, 2013, 7-9 May, 2013, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
3- Effect of PTFE Treatment on Water Management in PEM Fuel Cells by Lattice-Boltzmann Method (LBM), 2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Energy Conservation, March of 2013, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.
4- Lattice-Boltzmann Simulation of a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Cathode, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, The 22st Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2014, 22-24 April, 2014, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran.
5- Three-Dimensional Simulation of the Cathode in a Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (PEFC) by Lattice Boltzmann Method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Energy Conservation, March of 2014, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.
6- A novel agglomerate model for the cathode catalyst layer of a PEMFC based on LBM, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, The 23rd Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME 2015, 12-14 May, 2015, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
7- Effects of agglomerate arrangement on the performance of a PEMFC cathode catalyst layer, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, The 23rd Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME 2015, 12-14 May, 2015, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
8- Effects of GDL wettability and water droplet size on the water removal from a PEMFC electrode by lattice Boltzmann method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Akbari, 4th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Energy Conservation, March of 2015, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.
9- Investigation of ammonia cracking microreactors for hydrogen production using lattice Boltzmann method, G.R. Molaeimanesh, M.H. Sanati, 4th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Energy Conservation, March of 2015, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.
Supervised Theses:
Ph.D.:
M.Sc.:
1- Thermodynamic Analysis and Optimization for Air Conditioning System of Base Vehicle of National Platform, Ali Yarmohammadi, Supervisors: Mohammad Hassan Shojaeefard, Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, Jan. 2015. 
2- Life Investigation of Li-Ion Batteries Used in Electrical Vehicles, Amir Bahador Nemati, Supervisor: Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, Advisor: Seyyed Morteza Moosavi Khoshdel, Oct. 2016.
3- Simulation and Optimization of Integrated Thermal Management System for an Electric Vehicle, Sina Changizian, Supervisor: Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, Oct. 2016.
4- Simulation of a Battery Thermal Management System for an Electric Vehicle, Mohsen Lotfi, Supervisors: Mohammad Hassan Shojaeefard, Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, July, 2017.
5- Investigation of Water Management in a PEM Fuel Cell via LBM, Mohammad Hadi Elyasi, Supervisors: Amir Hasan Kakaee, Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, May, 2017.
6- Study and Optimization of Battery Performance in an Electric Vehicle based on Different Driving Cycles, Ali Gazanfari, Supervisors: Masoud Masih Tehrani, Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, August 2017.
7- Design and Modeling of HVAC System for an Electric Vehicle, Mehdi Mohammadi Aghdash, Supervisors: Mohammad Hassan Shojaeefard, Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, August, 2017.
8- Design and Manufacturing of an Active Thermal Management System for the Battery Pack of an Electric Vehicle, Sajjad Qezelbiglo, Supervisor: Mohammad Hassan Shojaeefard, Advisor: Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, August, 2017.
9- Investigation of the cathode electrode structure effect on the performance of a PEM fuel cell by lattice Boltzmann method, Mehran Nazemian, Supervisor: Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, Oct. 2017.
10- Experimental Investigation on the Performance of Hybrid Thermal Management System Based on Water Cooling and Phase Change Material for a Lithium-ion Module Battery Module for Electric Vehicles, Shahriyar Hekmat, Supervisor: Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, Nov. 2017.
11- Experimental Investigation of the Performance of a PCM Based Thermal Management System for a Lithium Battery Cell Using in Electric Vehicles, Sina Jenabi Haghparast, Supervisor: Gholam Reza Molaeimanesh, Nov. 2017.

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