Our Team Members

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Dr Amir Keshmiri

Group Founder/Director

Reader/Associate Professor in Computational Fluid Dynamics and Head of Business Engagement at the University of Manchester

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Dr Bahamin Bazooyar

Post-Doc

Project: Computational Modelling and Design of Innovative Combustion Systems

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Charlie Bright

PhD Student

Project: Feasibility of a Cardiovascular Surgical Planning Platform using CFD (Co-Supervised by Dr Stuart Grant)

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Anthony Man

PhD Student

Project: A Machine Learning Approach for Prediction of Turbulent Flow in Porous Media (Co-supervised by Dr Yasser Larimi)

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Darioush Jalili

PhD Student

Project: CFD and Machine Learning Algorithms for Simulating Flow with Complex Heat Transfer (Co-supervised by Dr Yasser Larimi)

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Dae Yeob Lee

MSc Student

Project: Energy Modelling and CFD simulation of Residential Heat Pumps

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Luis D'Introdo

BEng Dissertation Student

Project: Modelling Flow in a Patient-Specific Aorta using CFD

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Josef Bateman

BEng Dissertation Student

Project: Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

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Dr Amin Deyranlou

Post-Doc/Visiting Researcher

Project: Development of robust simulation workflow to exploit high resolution MRI data for cardiac modelling  

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Azin Hosseinzadeh

PhD Student

Project: Computational Modelling of the Urban Heat Island Effects

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Sorosh Mirfasihi

PhD Student

Project: CFD of batch mixing for the dispersion of viscous non-Newtonian fluids (Co-supervised by Dr Claudio De Fonte)

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Gabriela Lopez-Santana

PhD Student

Project: Modelling and simulation of cardiovascular interventions using high-fidelity CFD (Co-supervised by Dr Alessandro de Rosis)

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Sumanta Laho

PhD Student

Project: CFD Modelling of Prosthetic Mechanical Heart Valves (Joint student programme with Kharagpur University)

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Abhiraj Gopinadh Pilla

MSc Student

Project: CFD Simulation of Atmospheric Storage Tanks

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Muhammad Bin Saifullizan

BEng Dissertation Student

Project: Optimisation of Local Exhaust Ventilation Designs using CFD

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Dr Nazanin Mirhosseini

Post-Doc/Visiting Researcher

Project: GCRF project on Innovative Engineering Solutions for Affordable Health Technologies

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Fatemeh Shahbazi

PhD Student

Project: CFD Simulation of Microfluidics (Co-supervised by Dr Masoud Jabbari)

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Jie Wang

PhD Student

Project: CFD Modelling of congenital heart disease in Africa by using Machine Learning (Co-supervised by Dr Alistair Revell)

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Mohammad Elsarraj

PhD Student

Project: Design and Optimisation of Outdoor HVAC Systems using CFD (Co-supervised by Dr Majid Seddighi and Dr Yasser Larimi)

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Waleed Alruwaili

PhD Student

Project: CFD Simulation of Phase-Change Materials for Energy Storage (Co-supervised by Dr Yasser Larimi)

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Daniel Wall

BEng Dissertation Student

Project: Computational Simulations for Public Engagement

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Mabel Ziman

BEng Dissertation Student

Project: Machine Learning coupled with CFD to develop the design and optimisation of neuro vascular treatments

FORMER GROUP MEMBERS (MSc/PhD only)

Sami Alzahrani (MSc 2021)
Project: Energy Modelling of A Novel Energy Saving System for Domestic Heating and Ventilation
Waleed Alruwaili (MSc 2021)
Project: CFD Modelling of A Novel Energy Saving System for Domestic Heating and Ventilation
Dr Michael McElroy (PhD/Post-Doc 2014-2019)
Project: Boundary Condition Assessment and Geometrical Accuracy Enhancement for Computational Haemodynamics
 
Amirhossein Hassani (PhD 2020)
Project: Dynamics of seawater intrusion into coastal aquifers (Co-supervised by Dr Nima Shokri)

Gabriela Lopez Santana (MSc 2019)

Project: Classical Experimental Measurement Techniques versus CFD in a Fully-Developed Turbulent Pipe

Rio Harris (MSc 2019)

Project: Turbulence Model in Automotive Application

Xianlong Chen (MSc 2019)

Project: Wind microclimate simulation of built environment

Dr Antonios Xenakis (Post-Doc 2018)

Project: Simulation of Helical Bypass Grafts

Ziheng Liu (MSc 2018)

Project: Design of an In Vitro Setup to Measure Hemodynamics Conditions in Different Patient-Specific Cardiovascular Models

Matthew Carr (MSc 2018)

Project: Impact of Boundary Conditions on the Simulation of a Rabbit Aorta

Andres Ruiz-Soler (PhD 2017)

Project: Simulation of Haemodynamics in Bypass Grafts

Tianyi Wang (MSc 2017)

Project: Experimental Hemodynamics for Different Cardiovascular Models 

 
Zhipeng Wang (MSc 2017)

Project: Numerical Modelling of A Rabbit Aorta Using Advanced Boundary Conditions

 
Nima Khorramrooz (Placement Student 2016)

Project: Feasibility analysis and market research for the 'Heart Lab' project

Dr Salvatore Cito (Post-Doc 2015)

Project: Development of a Novel Flow Field Augmentation Technique to Improve the Patency of Distal Graft Anastomosis

Dr Kerstin Schirrman (Post-Doc 2016)

Project: Design of an Experimental Rig to Fight Obesity in Children and Young Adults

Imad M Natsheh (PhD 2013) (Co-supervised by Dr A Albarbar)

Project: Hybrid Power Systems Energy Management Based on Adaptive Control Algorithms

 

Solmaz Reynolds (MRes 2013) (Co-supervised by Dr C Liauw)

Project: The Effect of Fibre Morphology on the Surface Characteristics of Composite Wind Turbine Blades

Muhammad Usman Munir (MSc 2016)

Project: Numerical Modelling of Stampede using Fluid Flow Analogy

Kane Hatchard (MSc 2016)

Project: Underwater Retrievals Using Pneumatic or Hydraulic Conveying

Adam Thompson (MSc 2015)

Project: Effectiveness of Windage Features on High Speed Couplings

 
Robert Chapman (MSc 2014)

Project: CFD Modelling of the Cooling Channel Flows in the First Wall Panel of ITER

 
Waleed Aljarbou (MSc 2014)

Project: CFD Simulation of Underground Car Parking Design

 

John Dunn (MSc 2013)

Project: Simulation of Duel Engine Exhaust Into A Single Exhaust Stream

 

Eshwar Ramasetti (MSc 2013)

Project: Numerical Study of Gas Spargers in Bubble Columns

 

Alex Killeen (MSc 2012)

Project: Investigations of Gas Flow and Heat Transfer in Advanced Gas-cooled Nuclear Reactor (AGR) Fuel Passages

VACANCIES

MPhil/PhD Positions:

Please visit this page for information on available PhD projects and funding opportunities.