Curriculum Vitae

 

Sirous Shafiei, PhD
Professor of Chemical Engineering


Personal:
Name : Shafiei

First Name: Sirous

Birth Date: 23/09/1964

Place of Birth: Iran-Tabriz


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Professional Experience: 7 years of education and research in SUT

 

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Education:
B.Sc.: Chemical Engineering, 1984-1988 AIT (Abadan Institute of Technology, IRAN)

MS.: Chemical Engineering 1992-1994 Shiraz University, IRAN

Ph.D.  : Chemical Engineering (Optimization of mass exchange networks by Genetic Algorithm and its application on white water networks in pulp and paper) Toulouse institute of Technology- France. Supervised by Prof. S. Domenech (ENSIGC Toulouse, Genetic Algorithms and mass exchange networks part) and Prof. J. Paris (Ecole Polytecnique Montreal, Pulp and Paper part) Nov. 2002

 

 

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Professional Membership: Iranian Chemical Engineers Society

 

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Areas of Interests: Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Chemical processes, Environment enginering,

 

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Research Skils: Knowledge of engineering and simulation softwares

 

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Language: excellent in English and French (reading, writing and speaking)

 

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Teaching Experience:
Under graduate:

 

1.     English Technical Writing 

2.     Application of mathematics in chemical Engineering

3.     Introduction to chemical engineering

4.     Process Control

5.     Mass and Energy balance in chemical engineering

6.     Workshop in chemical engineering software

7. Process control II

 

Graduate:

 

1.     Chemical engineering optimization

2.     Chemical process modeling and simulation

3.     Advanced Mass Transfer

4.     Advanced mathematics for oil production engineers

 

 

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Training Courses and Workshops Attended:

 

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Academic Accomplishments:
Supervision of over 10 graduate students’ thesis

Supervision of a PhD student in process integration

 

 

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Awards and Distinctions:
Awarded as best teacher in year 1387-1388


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References:
Jafar sadegh Soltan mohammad zadeh, University of Saskatoon, Canada

Email: j.soltan@usask.ca,

 Tel. no. (306) 966-5449

 

Jean Paris: École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada

Email : jean.paris@polymtl.ca

Tel no: (514) 340-4711 poste  4921

 

Paul Stuart : École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada

Email : paul.stuart@polymtl.ca, (514) 340-4711 poste 4384

 

 

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Publications:
1. M. Taheri and S.Shafiei, “A case study on the reduction of energy use for the heating of buildings”, Renewable Energy, Volume 6, Issue 7, October 1995, Pages 673-678

2. S. Shafiei, M. Taheri, and M. A. Yaghoubi, “Energy saving analysis for cooling and heating of buildings”, Iranian Journal of science and technology, Vol. 19, No. 4, 1995

3. S. Shafiei, A. Davin, L. Pibouleau, S. Domenech, P. Floquet “Mass Exchange Network Synthesis by Coupling a Genetic Algorithm and a SQP Procedure”, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, Volume 8, 2000, Pages 973-978

 

4. S. Shafiei, S. Domenech, R. Koteles, J. Paris, "System closure in pulp and paper mills: network analysis by genetic algorithm", Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 12, Issue 2, March 2004, Pages 131-135

 

5. S. Shafiei, S. Domenech, R. Koteles, J. Paris, "System closure in an integrated newsprint mill, practical application of the genetic algorithm", Pulp & paper Canada, III, 105:6, 2004.

 

6. M. R. Jafari Nasr, S. Shafiei and M. Majidi Givi, “Modeling of Iranian Light crude oil fouling in preheat exchangers of distillation unit”, Research on science and Engineering of petroleum, Vol. 13, No 48, 2004

 

7. E. Rezaei, S. Shafiei, A. Abdollahnezhad, “Water Loss reduction using hybrid cooling tower”, Iranian Association of Che. Eng. Journal, Vol. 5, No. 22, July 2006.

8. S.A.R. Tabatabaei-Nejad, S. Shafiei, S.  Rajabzadeh, A. Haghlesan, “Steam Injection Experiments for Recovery of Heavy Crude Oil of an Iranian Field”, SPE 96956, 2006

9. E. Rezaei, S. Shafiei, “An efficient coupled Genetic Algorithm-NLP method for heat exchanger network synthesis”, Iranian Journal of Chemical Engineering, pp.22, Vol. 5, No. 1 (winter), 2008

 

10. E. Rezaei, S. Shafiei, “An efficient coupled Genetic Algorithm-NLP method for heat exchanger network synthesis”, Iranian Journal of Chemical Engineering, pp 13, Vol. 5, No. 1 (winter), 2008

 

11. A. Ebadi, J.S. Soltanmohammadzadeh, S. Shafiei, “Kinetics of catalytic ozonation of methyl tert-butyl ether in the presence of perflourooctyl alumina”, Chemical engineering & Technology, pp778-788, No. 32, 2009

 

 

 


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Presentations:
1.     S. Shafiei, S. Domenech,  J. Paris, “Application of Genetic Algorithms on System Closure in Pulp and Paper Mills.”, Montreal International Symposium on Process Integration, Montreal Oct. 2000

 

2.     S. Shafiei, S. Domenech,  J. Paris, “ Fermeture Des Circuits Papetiers : Analyse Des Réseaux Par Algorithme Génétique.”, 69iéme Congrès ACFAS, Sherbrooke 2001,

 

3.     S. Shafiei, S. Domenech,  J. Paris, A. Davin, “System Closure in Pulp and Paper Mills as an Optimization Problem: A Novel Approach.”,51e Canadian Congress of Chemical Engineering on Process Integration, Halifax Oct. 2001.

4.     S. Shafiei, S. Domenech, R. Koteles, J. Paris,” System closure in pulp and paper mills, Network analysis by genetic algorithm”, PRES01, 4th Conference on process integration and modeling, and optimization for energy saving and pollution reduction, Florence, May, 2001.

 

 

5.     S. Shafiei, S. Domenech,  J. Paris, “Pulp and Paper Network Analysis by Genetic Algorithm, Mathematical Programming and Process Simulation.”, TAPPI 2001 Engineering Conference (San Antonio, TX, Dec. 2001),

 

6.     S. Shafiei, S. Domenech,  J. Paris, “System Closure In An Integrated Newsprint Mill, Practical Application Of The Genetic Algorithm”, PAPTAC 88th Annual Conference (Montreal, Jan. 2002),

 

7.     S. Shafiei, J. Paris, S. Domenech, “Mass Exchange Network Synthesis by Coupling a Genetic Algorithm and a SQP Procedure” , Eighth National Chemical Engineering Congress (Mashhad, Ferdowsi University, Iran 21-23 Oct. 2003), selected as one of the best papers of the congress

 

8.     A. Khudiev, S. Shafiei, J.S. Soltanmahammadzadeh, S. Rajabzadeh, M. Haghighi, J. Odak, "VOC Removal from air by Ozone on Porous media", Ninth National Chemical Engineering Congress (Tehran, Science and Technology University of Iran Dec. 2004), selected as one of the best papers of the congress

 

9.     M. J. Nasr, S. Shafiei, M. Majidi, "Effect of fouling factor on area and cost of preheat exchangers network of distillation unit", Ninth National Chemical Engineering Congress (Tehran, Science and Technology University of Iran Dec. 2004),

10.  M. J. Nasr, S. Shafiei, A. Shafaghat, “Heat transfer and pressure drop coefficients for helical baffle heat exchangers”, Tenth National Chemical Engineering Congress (Zahedan, Sistan and Balouchestan University Dec. 2005),

11.  S. Shafiei, A. Charchi, H. Ghasabzadeh, “Chromium recovery from tanning liquor”, Tenth National Chemical Engineering Congress (Zahedan, Sistan and Balouchestan University Dec. 2005),

12.  M. Zivdar, S. Shafiei, M. Ahli, M. M. Chavoshbashi, “Hydrogenation of C5-Cut in liquid phase”, Tenth National Chemical Engineering Congress (Zahedan, Sistan and Balouchestan University Dec. 2005),

13.  S. Nemati, S. Shafiei, J.S. Soltanmahammadzadeh, S. Shahri, “Modeling of Cat-reformer reactors of Tabriz Refinery for prediction of rate of deactivation of catalysts and product quality improvement”, Tenth National Chemical Engineering Congress (Zahedan, Sistan and Balouchestan University Dec. 2005)

 

 14. N. Faraghi, S. Shafiei, J.S. Soltanmahammadzadeh, “Modeling of Fixed Bed Reactor for the dehydrogenation of Ethyl benzene to styrene:  Effect of Operating Parameters” Eleventh National Chemical Engineering Congress, Tarbiat Modarres university, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 2006

 

15. A. Ebadi , S Shafiei J Soltan mohammadzadeh, “Enhancement of Molecular Mechanism of Ozonation Reactions by the Use of Heterogeneous Catalysts” 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, 2008, Canada

 

 

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