Jafar Ghazanfarian

Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering Department

University of Zanjan


Tel: +98 24 3305 4142

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



Research                                       Courses          


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Scopus (h-index: 17)


ResearchGate (Top 10%, h-index: 20)




VIDEO LECTURES (more than 700 hours of educational videos) YouTube CHANNEL - Aparat CHANNEL- Telegram CHANNEL

Two Excel files that contain a systematic collection of links of videos

Scientific Lectures

Music Theory Lectures


Director of Research of University of Zanjan: 2022-2024


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




Moving/Sliding/Dynamic Mesh

Nano/Microfluidics Devices

Renewable Energies

CFD with Lagrangian Point of View: TLBM, SPH



Research director, University of Zanjan, 2022

Member of Education Committee of Zanjan’s Building Engineering Organization, 2022

Full Member of Iranian Society of Engineering Education, 2020 [Link]

Winner of Sentinels of Science Award, medal of Excellence in Peer Review, 2016, 2017 [Link]

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

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 160 ISI papers for more than 45 journals

Outstanding Reviewer of "Computational Condensed Matter" (Among top 10% reviewers) 2018

Outstanding Reviewer of "Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews" (Among top 10% reviewers) 2017

Outstanding Reviewer of "Energy" (Among top 10% reviewers) 2017

Outstanding Reviewer of "Applied Thermal Engineering" (Among top 10% reviewers) 2017

Outstanding Reviewer of "Powder Technology" (Among top 10% reviewers) 2017

Outstanding Reviewer of "International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer" (Among top 10% reviewers) 2016

Outstanding Reviewer of "Amirkabir Journal of Mechanical Engineering" (Among top 10% reviewers) 2016

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


Physical Review Letters  | IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems | Energy |  Microfluidics and Nanofluidics  |  Applied Thermal Engineering  | Applied Mathematical Modelling  |  International Journal of Thermal Sciences  |  Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviewers  |  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  |  Physical Review E  |  IEEE Transactions 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  | International journal of Mechanical Sciences | International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids | Canadian Journal of Physics  |  Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 



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