Professor of Chemical Engineering
Navid Mostoufi is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Tehran. His research interests are in the fields of multiphase reactors, process modelling and optimization and numerical methods. He holds a B.Eng. and M.S. degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Tehran, Iran, plus a Ph.D. in fluidization from Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada. He is the co-author of the textbook Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers with MATLAB Application, published by Prentice Hall PTR in 1999.read more
About Navid Mostoufi
Navid Mostoufi is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Tehran. His research interests are in the fields of multiphase reactors, process modelling and optimization and numerical methods. He holds a B.Eng. and M.S. degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Tehran, Iran, plus a Ph.D. in fluidization from Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada. He is the co-author of the textbook Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers with MATLAB Application, published by Prentice Hall PTR in 1999.
Process Modeling and Simulation and Fluidization
- Advanced Mathematics of Chemical Engineering
- Application of Mathematics in Chemical Engineering
- Advanced Fluid Mechanics
- Fluid Mechanics
- Hydrodynamics of Fluidized Beds
- Powder Technology
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Tehran
PO Box 11155/4563, Tehran, Iran
Effect of surface contaminants on oxygen transfer in bubble columns
Biochemical Engineering Journal (2010)
Maryam Asgharpour, Mohammadreza Mohrnia and Navid Mostoufi
Gas hold-up (εg), sauter mean bubble diameters (d32) and overall oxygen transfer coefficient (kLa) were evaluated at four different alkane ...
Hydrodynamic characteristics of gas-solid fluidization at high temperature
Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering (2010)
Shabnam Sanaei, Navid Mostoufi, Ramin Radmanesh, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh, et al.
Effect of temperature on the hydrodynamics of bubbling gas-solid fluidized beds was investigated in this work. Experiments were carried out ...
Investigating the synergistic effect of D2EHPA and Cyanex 302 on ...
Separation Science and Technology (2010)
Tahereh Hosseini, Fershteh Rashchi, Navid Mostoufi and Ehsan Vahidi
Synergistic effect of Cyanex 302 on extraction of zinc and manganese with D2EHPA in sulfate media was investigated. Experiments were ...
Kinetic modeling of propylene homopolymerization in a gas-phase fluidized-bed reactor
Chemical Engineering Journal (2010)
Ahmad Shamiri, Mohamed Azlan Hussain, Farouq Sabri Mjalli and Navid Mostoufi
A comprehensive mechanistic model describing gas-phase propylene polymeriza¬tion is developed. The kinetics of polymerization is based on a multiple active ...
Leaching of vanadium from LD converter slag using sulfuric acid
Mohsen Aarabi, Fershteh Rashchi, Navid Mostoufi and Ehsan Vahidi
In order to extract vanadium from LD (Linz-Donawitz) converter slag of steelmaking plant and, an alkaline roasting-acid leaching study was ...
Non-intrusive characterization of fluidized bed hydrodynamics using vibration signature analysis
AIChE Journal (2010)
Mojgan Abbasi, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh, Navid Mostoufi, Reza Zarghami, et al.
There are many techniques to characterize the hydrodynamics of fluidized beds but new techniques still are needed for more reliable ...
Prediction of the maximum heat transfer coefficient between a horizontal ...
Heat Transfer Engineering (2010)
Nima Masoumifard, Navid Mostoufi and Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh
Average heat transfer coefficient between a horizontal tube and fluidized bed reaches a maximum at an optimum superficial gas velocity. ...
A shrinking particle - shrinking core model for leaching of a ...
International Journal of Mineral Processing (2009)
Vida Safari, Gilnaz Arzpeyma, Navid Mostoufi and Fereshteh Rashci
A new mathematical model was developed for leaching of zinc ores containing silicates such as hemimorphite which produce a gel ...
Clusters identification and characterization in a gas-solid fluidized bed by ...
Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering (2009)
Forough Afsahi, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh and Navid Mostoufi
The local solid flow structure of the bubbling fluidized bed of sand particles was investigated in order to identify and ...
Determination of hydrodynamic behavior of gas-solid fluidized beds using statistical ...
International Journal of Multiphase Flow (2009)
Nasim Salehi-Nik, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh, Navid Mostoufi, Reza Zarghami, et al.
In the processes involving the movement of solid particles, acoustic emissions are caused by particle friction, collision and fluid turbulence. ...
Effect of geometry of the plenum chamber on gas distribution ...
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (2009)
Ali Mohammadkhah and Navid Mostoufi
Computational fluid dynamic technique was used to simulate a fluidized bed with eight different plenum chambers of different design. Effect ...
Flow characteristics in an airlift membrane bioreactor
Chemical Product and Process Modeling (2009)
Amirhossein Khalili, Navid Mostoufi, Mohammreza Mehrnia and Mohammadhossein Sarrafzadeh
Eulerian, two-fluid CFD simulations were carried out to investigate the hydrodynamic features of changing the level of liquid that are ...
Modeling and optimization of the sugar extraction process
International Journal of Food Engineering (2009)
Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh, Hanieh Shamekhi, Navid Mostoufi and Hamidreza Norouzi
The dynamic modeling of sugar extraction process from beet was carried out and the resulting first order partial differential equations ...
Modeling of stagewise feeding in fluidized bed reactor of oxidative ...
Energy and Fuels (2009)
Mehdi Daneshpayeh, Navid Mostoufi, Abbasali Khodadadi, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh, et al.
Influence of distributed reactant injection on the performance of fluidized bed reactor of oxidative coupling of methane (OCM) was investigated ...
Non-intrusive monitoring of bubbles in a gas-solid fluidized bed using ...
Powder Technology (2009)
Mojgan Abbasi, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh, Navid Mostoufi and M. J. Mahjoob
A reliable method was developed to study bubble behavior by analysis of vibration signals in fluidized beds. The advantage of ...
Probabilistic approach to particle-wall contact time in fluidized beds
Journal of Heat Transfer (2009)
Reza Zarghami, Navid Mostoufi and Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh
Heat transfer between submerged surface and particles in fluidized bed is affected by particles migration to and from the exchanger ...
A hybrid GA-SQP optimization technique for determination of kinetic parameters ...
Computers and Chemical Engineering (2008)
Behrang Mansoornejad, Navid Mostoufi and Farhang Jalali-Farahani
A hybrid optimization technique, GA–SQP, is developed in which the genetic algorithm (GA) which is a stochastic method is combined ...
Bubble size distribution in oil-based bubble columns
Chemical Engineering and Technology (2008)
S. Homayouni, M. R. Mehrnia, Navid Mostoufi, M. Rajabi, et al.
A practical population balance model was used to evaluate the bubble size distribution in a bubble column. In addition, the ...
Dynamic optimization of the benzene extractive distillation unit
Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering (2008)
Azadeh Ghaee, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh and Navid Mostoufi
A mathematical model has been developed for describing the dynamic operation of the N-formylmorpholine extractive distillation column and the corresponding ...
Influence of hydrodynamic models on dynamic response of the fluidized ...
International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering (2008)
A. Sarvaramini, Navid Mostoufi and Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh
In this study, the influence of hydrodynamic models on dynamics of the fluidized bed polyethylene production process has been investigated ...
Investigation of heat transfer between a horizontal tube and gas-solid ...
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow (2008)
A. A. Hamidi, Navid Mostoufi, N. Masoumifard and Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh
Experiments have been carried out in a fluidized bed in order to verify the influence of the axial position, particle ...
Kinetic modeling of oxidative coupling of methane over Mn/Na2WO4 ...
Fuel Processing Technology (2008)
Mehdi Daneshpayeh, Abbasali Khodadadi, Navid Mostoufi, Yadollah Mortazavi, et al.
A comprehensive kinetic model for oxidative coupling of methane (OCM) on Mn/Na2WO4/SiO2 catalyst was developed based on a microcatalytic reactor ...
Modeling of the fully developed zone in the riser of ...
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (2008)
Navid Mostoufi, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh and Yashar Khalighi
Cluster formation in the risers of circulating fluidized beds has been verified by experimental works of different investigators. In this ...
Nonlinear characterisation of pressure fluctuations in fluidized beds
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (2008)
R. Zarghami, Navid Mostoufi and Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh
Nonlinear time series analysis techniques were applied to predict pressure fluctuation data in fluidized beds in two different hydrodynamic states. ...