The CRECK Modeling Group

Detailed kinetic mechanisms and CFD of reacting flows

Ali Shamooni

Ali Shamooni Pour Dezfouli

PhD Candidate

Department of Chemistry, Materials, and Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

Phone: +390223993205

Fax: +390270638173

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Research interests

Turbulent combustion modelling: RANS and LES of turbulent flames with detailed chemistry, Turbulence chemistry interaction models.Artificial Thickened Flame (ATF) model. Its applications includes: Premixed flame propagation and fast deflagrations, MILD combustion, Laminar combustion modelling

Numerical simulation of micro flames with detailed chemistry. Its applications includes: Dynamics of flames in micro channels.

Methods to reduce the computational cost of using detailed chemistry in combustion simulation: In situ Adaptive Tabulation (ISAT) method in serial and parallel modes. Directed Relation Graph (DRG) and DRGEP methods. LES/ATF/ISAT method.


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Education profile

2015-Present. Joint Doctorate at Politecnico di Milano & Technische Universitaet Darmstadt.

2009-2012. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Energy Conversion at Tarbiat Modares University.

2002-2007. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology.


Recent publications

  • S. Emami, K, Mazaheri, A. Shamooni, “LES of flame acceleration and DDT in hydrogen-air mixture using artificially thickened flame approach and detailed chemical kinetics”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 40, No. 23, 2015. DOI:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.03.165.
  • A. Alipoor, K. Mazaheri, A. Shamooni Pour, “Dynamics of lean hydrogen/air flame regimes in micro scale combustion”, Modares Mechanical Engineering Journal, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2014 (In Persian).