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dr.ir. A. Mahmoudi (Amir)

Assistant Professor

About Me

I am currently a postdoc researcher at the thermal engineering group. My work over the past several years has built on diverse expertise and broad knowledge within the Sustainable Energy Applications and thermal enhancement technology. I finished my PhD in 2015 at University of Luxembourg. During my PhD, I have studied the thermodynamic behavior of biomass conversion. For this reason, I have developed a multi-physics and multi-scale model, able to give detailed information about the phenomena occurring in biomass conversion. In 2016, I moved to University of Twente continuing my research on the combustion of pyrolysis oil. After that in 2017, I worked as a flow and thermal specialist in Demcon-bunova.

Expertise

Hot Temperature
Natural Convection
Free Convection
Hot Temperature
Heat Transfer
Cavities
Natural Convection
Heat Transfer
Packed Beds

Research

Publications

Recent
Mahmoudi, A. H., Besseron, X., Hoffmann, F., Markovic, M., & Peters, B. (2016). Modeling of the biomass combustion on a forward acting grate using XDEM. Chemical engineering science, 142, 32-41. DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2015.11.015
Mahmoudi, A. H., Hoffmann, F., Peters, B., & Besseron, X. (2016). Numerical study of the influence of particle size and packing on pyrolysis products using XDEM. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 71, 20-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2015.12.011
Peters, B., Besseron, X., Estupinan, A., Hoffmann, F., Michael, M., Mouhmadi, A., & Mohseni, M. (2014). An integral approach to multi-physics application for packed bed reactors. Computer aided chemical engineering, 33, 913-918. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63456-6.50153-8
Peters, B., Besseron, X., Estupinan, A., Hoffmann, F., Michael, M., & Mahmoudi, A. (2014). The extended discrete element method (XDEM) applied to drying of a packed bed. Industrial Combustion, 14, [201402].
Mahmoudi, A. H., Hoffmann, F., & Peters, B. (2014). Detailed numerical modeling of pyrolysis in a heterogeneous packed bed using XDEM. Journal of analytical and applied pyrolysis, 106, 9-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2013.12.001
Other Contributions

Full list of my publications can be found in: 

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=zVQ4eX4AAAAJ&hl=en

 

ORCID ID:   https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8265-677X


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Finished Projects

  • NEM0

    NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF MULTICOMPONENT FUEL COMBUSTION

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring (building no. 21)
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands