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Associate professor
Mechanical engineering department
Sharif university of technology

Name Vahid Hosseini
Email vhosseini at sharif dot edu
Phone +98-21-6616-5585
Birthdate 1975
Address Mechanical Engineering Department Sharif University of Technology Tehran, Iran
Nationality Iran

I have started Fuel, Combustion, and Emission (FCE) group at Sharif University of Technology. So far, after 5 years of activities FCE has lots of industrial projects and a few commercial products. About 20 graduate students and staff are working at FCE and it expands rapidly.
I am also holding the position of CEO of Tehran Air Quality Control Co. ( AQCC) which is responsible for monitoring and reporting air quality.
Specialties: Combustion generated air pollution, emission factors and emission inventories Fuel chemistry and emissions, homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) combustion, clean diesel combustion, fuel rating for advanced combustion system, oil sands derived diesel fuel research, Using biodiesel in advanced combustion systems, hydrogen and reformer gas enrichment of conventional and advanced combustion systems

Highlights

  • Expert in air pollution, combustion generated air pollution, mobile source emission factors, internal combustion engine and after-treatment technologies of IC engines
  • Experienced in policy making, stakeholder process, regulatory framework development, and enforcement in air pollution and climate change
  • Professional instructor of undergrad and graduate courses
  • Supervised 30+ MSc and PhD theses
  • Managed Tehran air quality control company (+5 million USD annual turnover)
  • Consulted and developed the regulatory framework for clean transportation projects
  • Organized international meetings on subjects relevant to air pollution and clean transportation
  • Pioneered policies for use of best available filtration technology for diesel vehicles in Iran

Resumes

2017

Head of Energy Conversion Group (September 2017 - Present)

Sharif University of technology, Mechanical Engineering

2017

Committee chair (2017 - Present)

National committee on air pollution reduction plans, Iranian national environmental protection agency ( Jan 2014 - Dec 2015 )

2012

Head of unit (2012 - Present)

Office of Environment, deputy traffic and transportation of Tehran municipality

2012

Head of board and CEO (2011 - Present)

Tehran air quality control co. (a subsidiary of Tehran Municipality), Tehran, Iran

2010

Associate professor (2010 - Present)

Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

2008

Research associate (2008-2010)

Institute for chemical process and Environmental Technology (ICPET), National Research Council (NRC-CNRC), Ottawa, ON, Canada

2008

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1999

Master of Science (MSc)

Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

1997

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Clean transportation

Clean transportation and clean air policy making, regulatory framework, and enforcement on the cross-road of applied research and policy development

Emission Measurement

Combustion generated air pollution, emission factor measurement and emission inventories, Clean diesel combustion, mobile source emission factor to obtain RDE using PEMS

Low emission combustion

Combustion alteration to achieve high efficiency/ low emissions in internal combustion engines using alternate combustion mode such as HCCI combustion or combustion enhancer fuels such as reformer gas

Low temperature combustion (LTC)

High efficiency clean combustion (HECC) studies under premixed HECC (HCCI) or mixing controlled HECC (common rail diesel engine with high EGR and multiple injection), PCCI and RCCI combustion

Alternative fuels

Alternative fuels application in internal combustion engines mainly bio fuels, methanol, and Oil sand derived fuel

Hydrogen combustion

Hydrogen application in internal combustion engine, Using reformer gas to enhance advanced combustion

VOLUNTEERING ACTIVITIES

  • Executive manager of UNESCO chair on water and environmental management for sustainable cities, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2012-2015
  • Chair of 6 consecutive Iranian national conference on air quality management (AQM), 2012-2018
  • Scientific chair of 8th international IC engine conference in Tehran, Iran, 2014
  • Scientific chair of combustion institute/ Iranian section conference, 2018
  • Session chair, Combustion Institute/ Canadian Section (CICS), Ottawa, Canada, 2010
  • Member of executive committee, Association of Iranian Muslims (AIM), Ottawa, Canada, 2009
  • Technical chair, Combustion Institute/ Canadian Section (CICS), Montreal, Canada, 2009
  • Session chair, ASME IC Engine Fall Technical Meeting, Lucerne, Switzerland, 2009
  • Session chair, ASME IC Engine Spring Technical Meeting, Milwaukee, USA, 2009

INVITED TALKS

Frequent presenter at ETH combustion generated nanoparticle conferences, Zurich, Switzerland, 2014-2018

Guest speaker, Middle east-Africa Environment Forum, Korean Ministry of Environment, Seoul, South Korea, 2017

Invited speaker, United nation NEXUS event, Beat Pollution, Nairobi, Kenya, 20

Dinner reception speaker, 19th ETH combustion-generated nanoparticles conference, Zurich, Switzerland, 2015

Frequent guest speaker at Iranian national conferences: air and noise pollution, internal combustion engine, combustion institution technical meeting, HSE, electrochemistry, Tehran, Iran, 2012-2018

PUBLICATIONS

  • 2018

    • Sepideh Esmailirad, Vahid Hosseini, Modeling the formation of traditional and non-traditional secondary organic aerosols from in-use, on-road gasoline and diesel vehicles exhaust, Journal of Aerosol Science, 2018
    • Masoud Reyhanian, Vahid Hosseini, Various effects of reformer gas enrichment on natural gas, iso-octane and normal-heptane HCCI combustion using artificial inert species method, Energy Conversion and Management, 2018
    • Mostafa Mohebbi, Masoud Reyhanian, Vahid Hosseini, Performance and emissions of a reactivity-controlled light-duty diesel engine fueled with n-butanol-diesel and gasoline, Applied Thermal Engineering, 2018
    • Mohammad Arhami, Maryam Zareshahneh, Vahid Hossein, et al, Seasonal trends in the Composition and Sources of PM2.5 and Carbonaceous Aerosol, Environmental Pollution,2018
    • Hossein Shahbazi, Sajjad Karimi, Vahid Hosseini, et al., A novel regression imputation framework for Tehran air pollution monitoring network using outputs from WRF and CAMx models, Atmospheric Environment, 2018
  • 2017

    • Amini H, Hosseini V, Schindler C, Hassankhany H, Yunesian M, Henderson S, Künzli N, Spatiotemporal description of BTEX volatile organic compounds in a Middle Eastern megacity: Tehran Study of Exposure Prediction for Environmental Health Research (Tehran SEPEHR), Environmental Pollution, vol. 226, p 219-229
    • Doozandegan M, Hosseini V, Ehteram M, Solid nanoparticle and gaseous emissions of a diesel engine with a diesel particulate filter and use of a high-sulphur diesel fuel and a medium-sulphur diesel fuel, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering
    • Arhami M, Hosseini V, et al., Seasonal trends, chemical speciation and source apportionment of fine PM in Tehran, Atmospheric Environment, vol. 153
    • Heresh Amini, Vahid Hosseini, et al., Spatiotemporal description of BTEX volatile organic compounds in a Middle Eastern megacity: Tehran Study of Exposure Prediction for Environmental Health Research (Tehran SEPEHR), Environmental Pollution, 2017
    • Elaheh Neshat, Rahim Khoshbakhtisaray, Vahid Hosseini, Effect of reformer gas blending on homogeneous charge compression ignition combustion of primary reference fuels using multi zone model and semi detailed chemical-kinetic mechanism, Applied Energy, 2016
  • 2016

    • Hosseini V, Shahbazi H, Urban air pollution in Iran, Iranian Studies, Vol. 49 (6), p. 1029-1046
    • Mohebbi M, Abdul-aziz A, Hosseini V, Ramezannezhad M, Shafaghat R., Evaluation of the main operating parameters of a homogenous charge compression ignition engine for performance optimization, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering
    • Neshat E, Khoshbakhtisaray R, Hosseini V, Effect of reformer gas blending on homogeneous charge compression ignition combustion of primary reference fuels using multi zone model and semi detailed chemical-kinetic mechanism, Applied Energy, vol. 179
    • Amini H, Schindler C, Künzli N, Taghavi-Shahri S, Henderson S, Hosseini V, et. al., Annual and seasonal spatial models for nitrogen oxides in Tehran, Iran, Scientific Reports, vol. 6 (Nature Publication)
    • Shahbazi H., Taghvaee S, Hosseini V, Afshin H, A GIS based emission inventory development for Tehran, Urban Climate, vol. 17
    • Hasani A, Hosseini V, An assessment of gasoline motorcycle emissions performance and understanding their contribution to Tehran air pollution, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, vol. 47
    • Neshat E, Khoshbakhtisaray R, Hosseini V, Investigation of the effect of reformer gas on PRFs HCCI combustion based on exergy analysis, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 41, issue 7
    • Banitalebi E, Hosseini V, Development of Hot Exhaust Emission Factors for Iranian-Made Euro-2 Certified Light-Duty Vehicles, Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 50, issue 1
    • Tabatabaie T, Ehteram M, Hosseini V, Investigating the effect of the heat transfer correlation on the predictability of a multi-zone combustion model of a hydrogen-fuelled spark ignition engine, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, vol. 230, issue 1
    • Shahbazi H, Reyhanian M, Hosseini V., et al., The Relative Contributions of Mobile Sources to Air Pollutant Emissions in Tehran, Iran: an Emission Inventory Approach, Emission Control Science Technology, vol 2, No. 44
    • Zamani H, Hosseini V, et., al., Large eddy simulation of GDI single-hole and multi-hole injector sprays with comparison of numerical break-up models and coefficients, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, vol. 9, issue 2
    • Mohebbi M, Aziz A, Hamidi A , Hajialimohammadi A , Hosseini , Modeling of pressure line behavior of a common rail diesel engine due to injection and fuel variation , Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, vol. 39, issue 3
  • Before 2015

    • S.Voshtani, M.Reyhanian, M. A. Ehteram , V. Hosseini, "Investigating various effects of reformer gas enrichment on a natural gas-fueled HCCI combustion engine", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 39 (34), 2014
    • A.Maghbouli, S. Shafee, R. Khoshbakhti, W. Yang, V. Hosseini, H. An, " A multi-dimensional CFD-Chemical kinetics approach in detection and reduction of knocking combustion in diesel-natural gas dual-fuel engines using local heat release analysis; SAE International Journal of Engines, vol. 6(2), pages 777-787, 2013
    • C. E. Dumitrescu, H. Guo, V. Hosseini, W. S. Neill, W. L. Chippior, T. Connolly, L. Graham, H. Li, " The Effect of Iso-octane Addition on Combustion and Emission Characteristics of a HCCI Engine Fueled with n-Heptane", ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, vol. 134 (5), 2012
    • V. Hosseini, W. S. Neill, H. Guo, W. L. Chippior, C. Fairbridge, K. Mitchell, "Cetane Number Effects on HCCI Combustion and Emissions", International Journal of Engine Research, vol. 12(2), 2011
    • C. E. Dumitrescu, W. S. Neill, H. Guo, V. Hosseini, W. L. Chippior; Fuel Property Effects on PCCI Combustion in a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Internal Combustion Engine Division (Publication) ICE (2010), Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, 2010
    • V Hosseini, W S Neill, H Guo, C E Dumitrescu, W L Chippior, C Fairbridge, K Mitchell; Effects of Cetane Number, Aromatic Content and 90% Distillation Temperature on HCCI Combustion of Diesel Fuels, SAE Technical Paper - 2010
    • V Hosseini, M D Checkel; Reformer gas application in combustion onset control of HCCI engine, The Journal of Engine Research, Vol 14, Spring 2009
    • V Hosseini, W Stuart Neill, M D Checkel; Controlling n-heptane HCCI combustion with partial reforming: experimental results and modeling analysis, ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 2009
    • V Hosseini, W Stuart Neill, W L Chippior; Influence of engine speed on HCCI combustion characteristics using dual-stage autoignition fuels, SAE technical paper, 2009
    • V Hosseini, M D Checkel, W S Neill; Natural gas SI engine efficiency and NOx emission improvement using extreme EGR enabled by partial reforming, Proceedings of the I MECH E, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 2008
    • V Hosseini, M D Checkel; Reformer Gas Composition Effect on HCCI Combustion of n-Heptane, iso-Octane, and Natural Gas, SAE technical paper - 2008
    • V Hosseini, M D Checkel; Effect of Reformer Gas on HCCI Combustion- Part I: High Octane Fuels, SAE technical paper - 2007
    • V Hosseini, M D Checkel; Effect of Reformer Gas on HCCI Combustion- Part II: Low Octane Fuels, SAE technical paper - 2007
    • V Hosseini, M D Checkel; Using Reformer Gas to Enhance HCCI Combustion of CNG in a CFR Engine, SAE technical paper - 2006