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Mechanical Engineer Thermal Fluid Science CFD

Dallas, Texas, United States
August 19, 2018

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MO ALIAKBARI (Mohammad Aliakbari Miyanmahaleh) US permanent resident (Green Card Holder) Dallas, TX, 972-***-****,

Mechanical engineer with experience in thermal fluid sciences, Computational fluid dynamics (CFD), Data analysis, Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) design, and teamwork, seeking employment with a US based corporation that can utilize advanced mechanical engineering education.

Strong background in: designing mechanical plans, developing simulation codes, analyzing large data sets, and collaborating with teams of 3-5 members.


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Fluid Science, The University of Texas at Dallas (GPA 3.78) May 2018

M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Fluid Science, The University of Texas at Dallas (GPA 3.78) May 2017

M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Energy Conversion, University of Kashan (GPA 3.72) Feb 2012

B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Heat and Fluid Flow, University of Guilan (GPA 3.6) Dec 2008


P-delta Engineering, Dallas, TX 2018-Present

CAD Designer

- Creating CAD design of the residential building structure using AutoCAD

- Developing foundation, shear wall, framing, and detail drawings

- Creating a positive work atmosphere under multiple deadlines

The University of Texas at Dallas, Department of Mechanical Engineering 2014-2018

Research Assistant, working in the collaborative multi-cultural lab environment

- Computer Modeling: Worked in the thermal fluid mechanics and biomechanics area to model human organs.

- Created computational tools to expedite completion of repetitive tasks.

- Evaluated the results of the simulation models by comparing with the experimental and practical results.

- Analysis: Utilize a variety of analytical and numerical techniques to Understand difficult concepts, solve problems, and explained them in a simple way.

- Research: Conducted individual and group research in the fields of thermal fluid science to analyze and parameterize heat transfer and fluid flow phenomena.

- Communication: Developed excellent writing, presentation and communication skills in contact with professors, colleagues, and students.

- Mentoring: Assisted instructors in the department of the Mechanical Engineering, and courses of Thermodynamics, Applied Thermodynamics, and HVAC system design

- Led discussion and problem-solving sessions and taught students individually to solve their problems

E-lood Consulting Engineering Company, Tehran 2008-2014

Mechanical Designer, HVAC and plumbing systems

- Design: Calculated heating/cooling loads to design the HVAC systems and equipment such as air handling units, heat exchangers, and pumps in healthcare construction in a cross functional team of multiple engineers.

- Designed air conditioning systems of the sensitive spaces such as operating rooms, patient rooms, and data center in healthcare projects in collaboration with relevant departments.

- Technical Support: Provided technical proposals in collaboration with relevant departments such as electrical to coordinate technicians, create implementation orders, and minimize interference.

- Safety: Ensured compliance with project regulations and policies based on safety and environmental requirements.

- Quality Control: Prepared the bill of materials (BOM) based on the final blueprints and approved the quality of the sample materials before ordering by cost estimating.

- Performance Control: Worked extensively to prepare technical reports and as-built mechanical drawings for the company archive by inspecting, testing, and troubleshooting the HVAC units, duct and piping systems.

University of Kashan, Department of the Mechanical Engineering

Research Assistant, Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Simulation Group; 2009-2012

- Optimization: Simulated natural and forced convection in open channels using Fluent to maximize the efficiency of heat transfer and fluid flow.

- Research: Investigated the effect of the porous media and magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) on the heating and cooling in cavities by conducting the numerical simulations.

- Mentoring: Guided undergraduate students in the HVAC design & numerical analysis projects to improve their grades.

- Design: Modeled portable water softener analytically based on the design specifications using in marine services.


- HVAC Design: Prepared HVAC and Plumbing plans for the commercial buildings, applied HVAC codes to define zoning layout, calculated heating and cooling load; prepared HVAC plan layouts, tables of the equipment, diffusers, and symbols.

- CFD: Processed the Numerical Simulation data of the turbulent flow in a channel with fine mesh resolution to produce a statistical description.

- CAD Design: Designed an industrial robot in SolidWorks and programmed in MATLAB, automatically controlled, reprogrammable, multipurpose manipulator programmable in three axes, with a team of multiple members.

- Thermal Modeling: Modeled 3D lactating breast in ANSYS Fluent using an innovative porous media approach to reduce the cost of bio-heat transfer computation.

- Data Analysis: Evaluated the impact of turbine interactions on power generation through analysis of wind farm Lidar data and XYZ code development.


ANSYS Fluent, SolidWorks, Creo Parametric (ProE), AutoCAD, Hourly Analysis Program (HAP), CFD Post, Tecplot



- M. Aliakbari, N. Mortazavi, F. Hassanipour, Bioheat transfer in lactating breast, SB3C conference 2017, AZ, USA

- M. Aliakbari, W. Anderson, Large eddy simulation study of topography spanwise heterogeneity effects on secondary flows in turbulent channel flow, 68th APS Div of Fluid Dynamics, Boston 2015, MA, USA

- G. A. Sheikhzadeh, M. Aliakbari, A. A. Abbasian Arani and S. Mazrouei, Numerical Study of magnetic field Effects on Flow Field and Heat Transfer in a Cavity Filled with Porous Materials, ICM2012, Korea

- AAA Abbasian, M. Mahmoodi, S. Mazrouei Sebdani, M. Ali Akbari, Free convection of a Nanofluid in a square cavity with a heat source on the bottom wall partially cooled sides, Journal of Thermal Science 18, no. suppl.2(2014): 283-300


Industrial Advisory Council Graduate Fellowship, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Texas at Dallas 2017-2018

The American Physical Society (APS) 2015-2017

The American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) 2016-Present

UTD Sustainability group supporter 2015-Present

Dallas InterNations Community (German Based Social gathering) 2014-Present

Dallas Life-New Life for the Homeless 2018-Present


US permanent resident (Green Card Holder) since 2011


Soccer (indoor and outdoor): UTD Intramural Cup 1st place in 2016 (Gold Medal), 2nd and 3rd place in 2015

Volleyball: UTD Intramural Cup 3rd place in 2017

Photography: Nature photography on Instagram

Running: 3 miles in 24 minutes personal record

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