Curriculum Vitae

 

Nader Rahemi, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering


Personal Information

Name:

Nader

Surname:

Rahemi

Date of Birth:

24 March 1982

Place of Birth:

Tabriz, East Azerbaijan, Iran

Nationality:

Iranian

Marital Status:

Married


Education/Qualifications

Ph.D. of Chemical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran (2008-2013).

Thesis Title:

CO2-Reforming of Methane on Innovative Nano-Catalysts Prepared via Non-Thermal Plasma Technology

Supervisors:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Haghighi, Prof. Dr. Ali Akbar Babaluo

 

Visiting Researcher in Catalysis and Energy Research Center, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (2011-2012).

Thesis Title:

Investigation of Fischer Tropsch Fe/Mn Model Catalysts

Supervisors:

Prof. Dr. J. W. (Hans) Niemantsverdriet, Assist. Prof. Dr. Peter Thune

 

M.Sc. of Chemical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran (2005-2007).

Thesis Title:

Using Ultrasonic Energy for Preparation of Hydrodesulfurization Nano Catalyst

Supervisors:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Haghighi, Prof. Dr. Behzad Pourabbas

 

B.Sc. of Chemical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran (2001-2005).

Thesis Title:

Investigation of Ozone Concentration Effect on the VOC Abatement from Polluted Air over Silica Porous Bed

Supervisors:

Prof. Dr. Anvar Khudiev, Assist. Prof. Dr. Saeid Rajabzadeh

 


Patents

  1. Mohammad Haghighi, Somaiyeh Allahyari and Nader Rahemi "Synthesis of Pt/CeO2 Nano-Catalyst Using Ultrasound for Wet-Air Oxidation of Phenol", Iran Patent 58936, 16 May 2009.
  2. Mohammad Haghighi, Somaiyeh Allahyari and Nader Rahemi "Catalytic Wet Air Oxidation of Phenolic Wastewaters Using Sonosynthesized Ru/CeO2 Catalyst", Iran Patent 61918, 15 November 2009.
  3. Mohammad Haghighi, Esmaeil Fatehifar, Zahra Abbasi and Nader Rahemi "Low Pressure Multi-propose Catalytic Oxidation Pilot for Removing Volatile Organic Compounds from Polluted Air", Iran Patent 59149, 23 May 2009.
  4. Mohammad Haghighi, Esmaeil Fatehifar, Leila Karimnezhad and Nader Rahemi "Abatement of VOCs from Polluted Air Using Impregnated Carbon Active with ZnCl2", Iran Patent 61919, 15 November 2009.
  5. Mohammad Haghighi, Nader Rahemi and Zahra Abbasi "Low Pressure Pilot for Heterogeneous Catalyst Screening", Iran Patent 59977, 13 July 2009.
  6. Mohammad Haghighi, Nader Rahemi and Somaiyeh Allahyari "Ultrasound Assisted CoMo/Al2O3 Nano-catalyst Synthesis for Elimination of Soulfur Compounds from Fossil Fuels", Iran Patent 61917, 15 Novebmber 2009.
  7. Mohammad Haghighi, Nader Rahemi and Somaiyeh Allahyari "Synthesis of Cobalt-Molybdenum on Carbon Supported Catalyst by Using Ultrasonic Energy for Hydrodesulfurization Process", Iran Patent 58937, 16 May 2009.

Journal Publications

1.     M. Sharifi, M. Haghighi, A. Alizadeh Eslami, F. Rahmani, N. Rahemi, Synthesis and Characterization of Ni-Cu/Al2O3-ZrO2 Nanocatalyst via Sequential Impregnation and Sol-Gel Methods Used in CH4/CO2 Conversion to Syngas, Journal of Petroleum Research, (2014 (In Press, 05 March 2014)).

2.     M. Sharifi, M. Haghighi, F. Rahmani, N. Rahemi, Reforming of Biogas over Co- and Cu-Promoted Ni/Al2O3-ZrO2 Nanocatalysts Synthesized via Sequential Impregnation Method, Journal of Renewable Energy and Environment, 1 (2014) 54-65.

3.     N. Rahemi, M. Haghighi, A.A. Babaluo, M. Fallah Jafari, S. Allahyari, CO2 Reforming of Methane over Ni-Cu/Al2O3-ZrO2 Nanocatalyst: The Influence of Plasma Treatment and Process Conditions on Catalytic Properties and Performance, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 31 (2014) 1553-1563.

4.     N. Rahemi, M. Haghighi, A.A. Babaluo, M. Fallah Jafari, Syngas Production via CO2 Reforming of Methane over Plasma Assisted Synthesized Ni-Co/Al2O3-ZrO2 Nanocatalysts with Different Ni-Loadings, International Journal of Energy Research, 38 (2014) 765-779.

5.     N. Rahemi, M. Haghighi, A.A. Babaluo, S. Allahyari, M. Fallah Jafari, Syngas Production from Reforming of Greenhouse Gases CH4/CO2 over Ni-Cu/Al2O3 Nanocatalyst: Impregnated vs. Plasma-Treated Catalyst, Energy Conversion and Management, 84 (2014) 50-59.

6.     P. Estifaee, M. Haghighi, A.A. Babaluo, N. Rahemi, M. Fallah Jafari, The Beneficial Use of Non-thermal Plasma in Synthesis of Ni/Al2O3-MgO Nanocatalyst Used in Hydrogen Production from Reforming of CH4/CO2 Greenhouse Gases, Journal of Power Sources, 257 (2014) 364-373.

7.     N. Rahemi, M. Haghighi, A.A. Babaluo, M. Fallah Jafari, S. Khorram, Conversion of CH4/CO2 to Syngas over Ni-Co/Al2O3-ZrO2 Nanocatalyst Synthesized via Plasma Assisted Co-impregnation Method: Surface Properties and Catalytic Performance, Journal of Applied Physics, 114 (2013) 0943011-09430110.

8.     N. Rahemi, M. Haghighi, A.A. Babaluo, M. Fallah Jafari, S. Khorram, Non-thermal plasma assisted synthesis and physicochemical characterizations of Co and Cu doped Ni/Al2O3 nanocatalysts used for dry reforming of methane, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38 (2013) 16048-16061.

9.     N. Rahemi, M. Haghighi, A.A. Babaluo, M. Fallah Jafari, P. Estifaee, CO2 Reforming of CH4 Over CeO2-Doped Ni/Al2O3 Nanocatalyst Treated by Non-Thermal Plasma, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 13 (2013) 4896-4908.

10.  N. Rahemi, M. Haghighi, A.A. Babaluo, M. Fallah Jafari, P. Estifaee, Plasma Assisted Synthesis and Physicochemical Characterizations of Ni–Co/Al2O3 Nanocatalyst Used in Dry Reforming of Methane, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 33 (2013) 663-680.

11.  N. Rahemi, M. Haghighi, A.A. Babaluo, M. Fallah Jafari, P. Estifaee, Synthesis and Physicochemical Characterizations of Ni/Al2O3-ZrO2 Nanocatalyst Prepared via Impregnation Method and Treated with Non-Thermal Plasma for CO2 Reforming of CH4, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 19 (2013) 1566-1576.

12.  N. Rahemi, M. Haghighi, A.A. Babaluo, M. Fallah Jafari, S. Allahyari, The Effect of the Calcination Temperature on Physicochemical Properties and Catalytic Activity in the Dry Reforming of Methane over Ni-Co/Al2O3-ZrO2 Nanocatalyst Prepared by a Hybrid Impregnation-Plasma Method, Catalysis Science & Technology, 3 (2013) 3183-3191.

13.  Z. Abbasi, M. Haghighi, E. Fatehifar, N. Rahemi, Comparative Synthesis and Physicochemical Characterization of CeO2 Nanopowder via Redox Reaction, Precipitation and Sol-Gel Methods Used for Total Oxidation of Toluene, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 7 (2012) 868-876.

14.   A. Alizadeh Eslami, M. Haghighi, N. Rahemi, S. Nasiri Laheghi, Sol-Gel Synthesis and Characterization of Ni/Al2O3 Nano-Catalysts Doped with Co and Cu, AIP Conference Proceedings (The American Institute of Physics), 1315 (2011) 1297-1302.


Research Projects

1.   Design and Fabrication of a Process for Production and Purification of Hydrogen Used in Fuel Cells, Renewable Energy Organization of Iran, SANA, (Research Assistant) (2012-Date)

2.   Evaluation and Optimization of Flare Performance and Combustion, National Iranian Gas Company, South Pars Gas Field, (Research Assistant) (2012-Date)

3.    Carbon Dioxide Reforming of Natural Gas on Innovative Catalysts Prepared via Plasma Technologies, National Iranian Oil Refining & Distribution Company, NIORDC (Research Assistant) (2008-2013).