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Editorial Board
Mohamadreza Jafari Nasr
Mohamadreza Jafari Nasr
Professor at Research Institute of Petroleum Industry

Chemical Engineering

PROFILE
•    Full professor in the field of Chemical Engineering 
•    Strong background in both teaching and research in the field of industrial and operation engineering, energy saving in chemical and petrochemical processing with focus on design and optimization of thermal equipment, energy integration of oil, emission reduction, gas processing, and petrochemical processes
•    Experienced in the development of laboratories in chemical engineering department and research institutes
•    Provided assistant to graduate studies and cooperated effectively with research teams
•    Extensive experience in teaching, assisting, supervising Master and PhD students in funded research programs  
•    Taught clean energy technologies for undergrad and graduate students 
•    License Professional Engineering Ontario (PEO) and EIT member
Rank of appointment is dependent on qualifications, teaching and research experience. 

The successful candidate is expected to initiate vigorous externally funded research programs, be dedicated to engineering education, assist in the development of laboratories and graduate studies and work effectively with colleagues. 

The successful applicant should hold an earned Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering by the time of appointment and must be, or be qualified and prepared to become, a licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario. Relevant industrial experience would be a definite asset. 

This position is subject to budgetary approval. 

All research areas will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with strong backgrounds and interest in both teaching and research in one or more of the following areas: process design, process safety, chemical thermodynamics and mineral processing.
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, UMIST, Manchester, UK.    1997
M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Tehran Poly-technique, Iran.    1988
B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Tehran Poly-technique, Iran.    1986

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Research Director (RIPI) & Visiting Professor  
Chemical Engineering Department of Ryerson University    2011- present
•    Conduct scientific researches and data analysis
•    Industrial site visits and consulting as trouble-shooter  
•    Co-Supervise research post graduate students 
•    Upgrade the knowledge in process engineering and heat transfer and energy saving
•    Prepare technical and scientific publication for international journals
Member of Board of Managing Director
Research Institute of petroleum Industry (RIPI), Iran     2011- present
Member of Research Council of RIPI, Iran    2011- present

Member of Board Iranian Association of Chemical Engineering (AICHE), Iran    2011- present
Member of Board of Iran Gas Institute (IGI), Iran    2015- present
Research Manager of National Petrochemical Company, Iran    2006- 2011
Head of Chemical Process Research Group
National Petrochemical Company (NIOC)        2002-2006
Deputy Head of Gas Research Division and Head of Modeling & Simulation Department 
National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC)         2000-2002

Research Associate (Postdoctoral position) 
Manchester University of Science and Technology (UMIST), Department of Chemical Engineering, UK     1997-1998

Senior Engineer in Process Design
Gas Division, Research Institute of Petroleum Industry, National Iranian Oil Company, Iran       1987 –1993

Process Design Engineer
Research Center of National Defense Industries, Iran     1986 –1987

Lecturer 
Tehran Universities & Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Plants, Iran    1998 – Present
Taught the following courses 
•    Process Integration and Energy Saving of Chemical and Petrochemical Processes Refinery Processes
•    Clean Energy Technologies 
•    Heat Exchanger Fouling and the Ways of Fouling Mitigation 
•    Advanced Convective Heat Transfer  
•    Pinch Technology 
•    Refinery Optimization
•    Refinery Processing 
•    Applied Heat Transfer and Fired Heater Design 
•    Heat Transfer Enhancement (HTE Technology)  
•    Heat Exchanger Design 
•    Advanced Mathematics for Chemical Engineering 
•    Applied Mathematics for Chemical Engineering 
•    Gas Conversion Technologies  
•    Design of Chemical Processes 
•    De-bottlenecking of Chemical Processes 
•    Optimization of Chemical Processes 
•    Conceptual Design for Chemical Engineers 
•    Process Engineering 
•    Process Design
•    Drying Phenomena for Chem. Eng.