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Research Assistant in Mechanical Engineering

Boca Raton, FL
October 16, 2018

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Mohammad Mastiani



Ph.D. (2015-2019) Mechanical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA Current GPA: 3.95

Thesis: "Aqueous Microdroplet Generation in an Oil-Free Environment " M.Sc. (2008-2011) Mechanical Engineering, Urmia University of Technology, Urmia, Iran. Total GPA: 3.8

B.Sc. (2002-2007) Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran


• Microfluidics Droplet Generation

• Carbon Management

• Nanofluid Heat Transfer Research & Phase Change Heat Transfer


• Multiphase Flows

• Rarefied Gas Dynamic and Direct Simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) Method EXPERIMENTAL SKILLS

• Optical Microscopy

• Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip

• Photolithography Method

• Laser Cutter


• Ansys Fluent • Tecplot

• Fortran • MATLAB

• COMSOL Multiphysics • Microsoft Office

• Tank • PvElite


Google Scholar: 15 peer-reviewed journal papers and 11 conference papers/posters RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, Research Assistant of Prof. Mike Kim. (2015-peresnt)

• Project Title: “Microfluidics Droplet/Bubble Generation and its Applications to Nanoparticle Synthesis and Drug Delivery.”

• Project Title: “Microfluidics in Carbon Capture, Sequestration and Storage for Enhanced Oil Recovery”

• Project Title: “Investigation of Microscale Thermometry Techniques” Department of Mechanical Engineering, Urmia University of Technology, Urmia, Iran. Research Assistant of Prof. Abdolrahman Dadvand. (2011-2015)

• Project Title: “Numerical Study of Nanofluid and Nano-Enhanced Phase Change Materials”.

• Project Title: “Convective Heat Transfer of Nanofluid in Complex Enclosures”.

• Project Title: “Microscale Heat Transfer Enhancement using an Elastic Vortex Generator”. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology/ Urmia University of Technology, Iran. Research Assistant of Prof. Salman Nourazar. (2008-2011)

• Project Title: “Investigation of Rarefied Gas Flow in Different Applications using Direct Simulation Monte- Carlo (DSMC).”


Florida Atlantic University (2015-present)

• Trained and supervised up to 10 students and users for Microfluidics Laboratory.

• Teaching assistant for different courses "Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Mathematical Methods in Ocean Engineering and Fundamentals of Engineering".

Urmia University of Technology, Urmia, Iran. (2008-2011)

• Teaching assistant for Courses "Fluid mechanics, Thermodynamics and Heat transfer". AWARDS AND HONORS

• Award for research in nanofluid from Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council. (2013) LANGUAGE SKILLS

• English: IELTS Overall Score: 7 Speaking: 8 Writing: 7.5 Reading: 7 Listening: 6 TOEFL Equivalent Score (according to Score Comparison Tool of ETS): Overall: 101 Speaking: 27 Writing: 29 Reading: 26 Listening: 20

• GRE Overall Score :311 (Quantitative Reasoning: 164 Verbal Reasoning: 147) PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

• American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

• American Physical Society (APS)

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