Jafar Ghazanfarian

Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering Department

University of Zanjan

Tel: +98 24 3305 4142

Fax: +98 24 3308 3204

j.ghazanfarian [at] znu [dot] ac [dot] ir



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University of Zanjan

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Head of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department-2017-2019

University of Zanjan


Mechanical Engineering, Thermo-fluids, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran

Ranked 1st among all PhD students of Mechanical Engineering, AUT

Chosen as the outstanding PhD student, AUT

Highest overall GPA among all PhD students of mechanical engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology from the beginning


Mechanical Engineering, Thermo-fluid, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic) Tehran, Iran

Ranked 1st among all M.S. students of thermo-fluid, AUT

Chosen as the outstanding graduated M.S. student, AUT


Mechanical Engineering, Thermo-fluid, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran



Modern CFD & Numerical Grid Generation

Moving/Sliding/Dynamic Mesh

Nano/Microfluidics Devices

Renewable Energies

Non-Fourier Models

CFD with Lagrangian Point of View: TLBM, SPH



International Journal of Engineering Research in Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IJERMCE) [Link]

American Journal of Mechanics and Applications [Link]



“Keynote Speaker” for National Conference on Mechanical Engineering of Iran (NCMEI2014), Shiraz, Iran, February 27th, 2014, “Complex Flow Simulations using SPH Method”



Winner of Sentinels of Science Award, medal of Excellence in Peer Review, 2016

Nomination of the translation of "Constructal Theory" for the best book of the year, selected among 5 final candidates, 2015

Winner of “Prof. Kazemi Ashtiani’s scholarship award” from Iranian national elite’s committee, 2013

Supervisor of Best Thermo-Fluid BSc Thesis”, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Zanjan, 2012

Selected as the "Professor of the Year" by students, the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zanjan, 2012

Leader of “Solar chimney power plant project” at University of Zanjan, 2011

A member of “Iranian national elite’s committee”, 2008

Chosen in the “Computer Olympiad”, 1999



Referee of over 105 ISI papers

Physical Review Letters  | IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems | Energy |  Microfluidics and Nanofluidics  |  Applied Thermal Engineering  |  International Journal of Thermal Sciences  |  Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviewers  |  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  |  Physical Review E  |  IEEE Trans. On Electron Devices | International Journal of Hydrogen Energy  |  Journal of Heat Transfer-ASME  |  Physical Review Applied  |  Applied Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids  |  Powder Technology  |  Journal of Scientific Computing | Fluids Engineering-Transactions of ASME  |  International Journal of Thermophysics  |  Heat and Mass Transfer  |  Microelectronics Journal  |  Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations  | Mathematical Problems In Engineering | Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering | Canadian Journal of Physics  |  Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer  |  Electronics Letters  |  Heat Transfer Research  |  International Journal of Engineering  |   Inverse Problems in Science & Engineering  |  Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures  |  Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications  | Advances in Mechanical Engineering

Selected as Outstanding Reviewer of "Applied Thermal Engineering" (Among top 10% reviewers) 2015

Selected as Outstanding Reviewer of "Amirkabir Journal of Mechanical Engineering" 2016



Internationl Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanochemistry, Atlanta, USA, 2017 [Link]

International Conference on Architectural Research & Computer-Aided Design (ICARCAD'17), Sousse, Tunisia, 2017


International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (ICAMM'16), Bangkok, Thailand, 2016 [Link]

World Symposium on Mechatronics Engineering and Applied Physics (WSMEAP'16), Sousse, Tunisia, 2016   

International Conference on Architectural Research & Computer-Aided Design (ICARCAD'16), Rome, Italy, 2016   

2nd International Conference on Partial differential Equations (ICPDE’16), Suzhou, China, 2016 [Link]


International conference on Modelling, Simulation and Applied Mathematics (MSAM2015), Phuket, Thailand, 2015

International Conference on Mechanics and & Applied Physics (ICMAPH'15), Rome, Italy, 2015

International Conference on Partial differential Equations (ICPDE’15), Shanghai, China, 2015 [Link]

Advancement on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology (ADMMET'15), Bandung, Indonesia, 2015  

International Conference on Applied Physics (ICAP’15), Sousse, Tunisia, 2015

International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering (ICCME’15), Kerala, India, 2015

International Conference on Solar Energy & Building (ICSoEB'15), Sousse, Tunisia, 2015


10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (HEFAT'14), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2014

National Conference on Mechanical Engineering of Iran (NCMEI'14), Shiraz, Iran, 2014


6th Mechanical Engineering Student Conference, Head of Computational Mechanics & Fluid Mechanics, AUT, 2009



American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE)

Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineering (ISME)

SPH European Research Interest Community (SPHERIC) [Link]


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