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CFD Engineer, Research Engineer, Thermal Engineer, Mechanical Engineer

Akron, Ohio, United States
May 20, 2017

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Hooman Enayati

Akron, Ohio & 267-***-****


Secure a full-time position in Mechanical Engineering with particular interest in research, modeling and design.


+5.5 years of experience in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations

Strong technical skills and robust understanding of heat transfer,

uid mechanics, and solid mechanics

Experienced in CAD and CFD commercial programs (e.g. Solidworks and ANSYS Fluent)

Conducting 2D/3D numerical simulations of laminar/turbulent

ow using RANS, LES, and DNS models

Highly experienced with ANSYS Meshing in structured grids generation; dynamic and overset mesh generation

Familiar with particle image velocimetry (PIV) method and MATLAB image processing

Strong in task oriented assignments and technical report/proposal writing; team-player and hard-working

Member of ASME, ASTFE and ASHRAE

Professional Experience

The University of Akron Ohio, USA

Graduate Research Assistant Sep. 2013 { Expected: June 2017

{ Analysis of

ow and thermal maps in a crystal growth reactor (2D/3D geometries using LES, RANS and DNS models)

{ Studying various numerical simulations with ANSYS Workbench using Fluent

{ Experienced in ANSYS Meshing

{ Developed a new technical method to de ne the transition from laminar

ow to turbulent

ow in a laterally-heated cylindrical crystal growth reactor

{ 3D LES simulations of a full crystal growth reactor including the ba e, seeds, rack; including mass transfer study for di erent porosity values in the porous medium

{ Teaching basic concepts in

uid mechanics and modeling to high school students in Summer (K-12 program)

Clarkson University New York, USA

Graduate Teaching Assistant Sep. 2011 { Aug. 2013

{ Conducted numerical simulations of Internal Solitary Waves using COMSOL Multiphysics

{ Determined the optimum n thickness for the best heat transfer rate in a heat exchanger

{ Collaboration on developing a two-phase

ow code in MATLAB and running several C++ codes on cluster (Batch mode run - Linux)

{ Grading undergraduate students’ projects and homework (Design and Manufacturing I)

Azad University (Science and Research Branch) Tehran, IR Graduate Student Sep. 2009 { Dec. 2010

{ Working on semiconductors as a part of my thesis

{ An in-depth study of fuel cells (PEM and SOFC); seminar presentation

Iddegostaran Sanjeshgar Tehran, IR

Observer Jan. 2010 { Apr. 2010

{ Familiarized with the design process of heat exchangers using an in-house software

{ Exposed to the fabrication process of heat exchangers in the manufacturing plant

Tehran Oil Re ning Company Tehran, IR

Entry Level Engineer Jun. 2009 { Jul. 2009

{ Attended the routine training and HSE

{ Completed the initial tasks with regard to sketch reading

{ Successfully passed the chemistry class for the candidates with no chemical engineering background

Saipa Group Tehran, IR

Intern Jun. 2005 { Aug. 2005

{ Familiarized with Resistance Spot welding (Automobile Industry)

{ A member of design team to update the sketches using CATIA

{ Working on the assembly line of Citroen Xantia

Behsazan Tehran, IR

Intern Jun. 2004 { Aug. 2004

{ A team member of Three Cone drill bit assembly line (Oil and Gas Industry)

{ Familiarized with the mechanical tests on the assembled parts Education

University of Akron OH, USA

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (GPA: 3.78/4.0); Sep. 2013 { Expected: June 2017

{ Key Courses: Convection Heat Transfer, Conduction Heat Transfer, Advanced Heat Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Dynamics of Viscous Flow, Combustion, Boiling Heat Transfer, Applied Numerical Methods

{ Thesis subject: National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored project with regard to the role of free convection heat transfer in a crystal growth reactor.

Clarkson University NY, USA

M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (GPA: 3.85/4.0); Sep. 2011 { Aug. 2013

{ Key Courses: Continuum Mechanics, Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Finite Element Methods, ST in Heat Transfer

{ Thesis topic: Shoaling Internal Solitary Waves and the Formation of Boluses

Azad University (Science and Research Branch) Tehran, IR M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering Sep. 2009 { Dec. 2010

{ Incomplete (passed 26 credit hours)

University of Zanjan Zanjan, IR

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering Sep. 2003 { Jan. 2008

{ Thesis topic: Review on Designing a Civilian Style Helicopter Interests and Expertise

CFD, Research and Development (R&D), Modeling, Design, Thermo Fluids, Turbulent Flow, Renewable Energy, Water Waves, Heat Exchangers, Multiple Flows, Fuel Cell (PEM, SOFC), Boiler and Gas Turbine, Aluminum Electrolysis, Automobile industry, HVAC, Thermodynamics Heat transfer (conduction, convection, and radiation), Crystal Growth (GaN), LED, Bearing, Semiconductors

Computer Applications

CFD and Analysis: ANSYS Fluent, CFX, Mechanical, Poly

ow and Icepack, COMSOL Multiphysics Abaqus, OpenFOAM, Star CCM+

Meshing: Ansys Meshing, ICEM CFD, Gambit

Post-processing: Tecplot, CFD-post, Paraview, Data Tank CAD: Solidworks, CATIA, PTC Creo Parametric, AutoCAD Programming: MATLAB, C++, Fortran, Python

General: LaTeX, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visual Studio Operating System: Linux, Windows


English, French, Farsi (Persian)


Numerical simulation of natural convection in a laterally-heated cylindrical; H. Enayati, A.J.Chandy, M.J.Braun, ASTFE conference paper, Aug NYC, 2015, DOI: 10.1615/TFESC1.cmd.012704

Numerical simulation of turbulent natural convection in laterally-heated cylindrical enclosures with ba es for crystal growth; H. Enayati, A.J.Chandy, M.J.Braun, ASME conference paper, Phoenix, Nov 2016, DOI:10.1115/IMECE2016-66106

Three-dimensional large eddy simulations of natural convection in laterally-heated cylindrical enclosures with racks and seeds for crystal growth; ASTFE conference paper, H. Enayati, A.J.Chandy, M.J.Braun, Las Vegas 2017

Numerical simulations of transitional and turbulent natural convection in laterally-heated cylindrical enclosures for crystal growth; H. Enayati, A.J.Chandy, M.J.Braun, Journal of Numerical Heat Transfer Part A, Feb 2016, DOI: 10.1080/10407782.2016.1230378

3D Large eddy (LES) simulations and experiments of natural convection in a laterally-heated cylindrical enclosure for crystal; H. Enayati, A.J.Chandy, M.J.Braun and N. Horning, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Feb 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2017.01.025

Numerical Simulations of Porous Medium with Di erent Permeabilities and Positions in a Laterally-Heated Cylindrical Enclosure for Crystal Growth; H. Enayati, M.J.Braun, A.J.Chandy, In Review (Journal of Crystal Growth)

Large Eddy Simulation (LES) calculations of Natural Convection in Cylindrical Enclosures with Rack and Seeds for Crystal Growth Applications, H. Enayati, Abhilash J. Chandy and Minel J. Braun, In Review (International Journal of Thermal Sciences)

E ects of the Boussinesq approximation against temperature dependent properties of solvent on the

ow and thermal maps in a laterally-heated crystal growth reactor using 2D and 3D models, H. Enayati, Abhilash J. Chandy and Minel J. Braun, In Preparation for a Journal Paper

A parametric study of di erent ba e openings and porosity on the

ow and thermal maps in a laterally-heated crystal growth reactor using 2D models, H. Enayati, Abhilash J. Chandy and Minel J. Braun, In Preparation for a Journal Paper

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