Editorial Board


Mohamad Reza Omidkhah Nasrin
Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran

Chemical Engineering

Mohammadreza Omidkhah Nasrin, He was born in 10th of January 1958, received his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering in 1982 from Amir Kabir University (Tehran) and M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering in 1985 from Wayne State University (Michigan, USA) and PhD in Chemical Engineering, Process Integration in 1990 from University of Manchester (UMIST), (Manchester, UK). He started his career in fall 1990 at Tarbiat Modares University where he is still serving as a full professor in Chemical Engineering Faculty. His research interests are: Conceptual design and integration of chemical processes Synthesis and characterization of membranes for gas separation Upgrading of petroleum products such as desulphurization, viscosity reduction and de aromatization. He has published more than 150 articles in accredited scientific journals and has supervised more than 100 M.Sc. and more than 40 PhD students so far. Conducting more than 20 industrious projects is also among his outcomes in these years.


Ali Vatani
Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, University of Tehran

Chemical Engineering

Ph.D , Leeds University , Chemical Engineering

1992 → 1997

M.Sc , University of Tehran , Chemical Engineering

1984 → 1986

B.Sc , University of Tehran , Chemical Engineering

1975 → 1984

Assistant Editor

Mastaneh Hajipour
Assistant Professor, Petroleum Engineering Department, Science and Research Branch, IAU, Tehran, Iran

Chemical Engineering

Editorial Board

Mohamadreza Jafari Nasr
Professor at Research Institute of Petroleum Industry

Chemical Engineering

•    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.
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

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

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.

Vahid Taghikhani
Professor at Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Chemical Engineering

Mahmood Moshfeghian
Professor at Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, shiraz University, shirazu, Iran

Chemical Engineering

Mojtaba Shariaty Niassar
Professor at College of Engineering, College of Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

Chemical Engineering

Reza Mosayebi Behbahani
Professor, Department of Gas Engineering, Petroleum University of Technology, Ahwaz, Iran

Chemical Engineering

Rahbar Rahimi
Professor at University of Sistan and Baluchestan: Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran

Chemical Engineering

Seyed Hesam Najibi
Professor, Petroleum University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Chemical Engineering

Seyed Alireza Tabatabaei-Nezhad
Professor, Sahand University of Technology

Chemical Engineering

Riyaz Kharrat
Professor at Montanuniversität Leoben. Chair of Reservoir Engineering-Austria

Chemical Engineering

Touraj Mohammadi
Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

Chemical Engineering

Seyed Reza Shadizadeh
Professor, Petroleum University of Technology(PUT)-Iran

Petroleum Engineering

Bahman Tohidi Kalorazi
Professor, Heriot-Watt University Institute of Petroleum Engineering: Edinburgh, Edinburgh, GB

Chemical Engineering

Fariborz Rashidi
Professor at Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

Chemical Engineering

Executive Manager

Hamidreza karimi
Secretary of Iranian Gas Institute