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Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch

 1- Personal Information  
First Name : Masoud
Last Name : Afrand
E-mail : masoud.afrand@pmc.iaun.ac.ir
Work Address : Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Esfahan
Academic Rank :Assistant Professor


 2- Education Background  
Academic Degree Education Field University Country Year
B.Sc Mechanical Engineering- Energy Conversion Kashan Iran 2005
M.Sc Mechanical Engineering- Energy Conversion Kashan Iran 2007
Ph.D Mechanical Engineering- Heat and Fluid Sistan and Baluchestan Iran 2014


 3- Educational Experience  
Row Specialized Courses Taught Degree
1 ترموديناميک کارشناسي
2 مکانيک سيالات کارشناسي
3 انتقال حرارت
4 طراحي سيستم هاي تبريد و سردخانه
5 تأسيسات مکانيکي
6 مکانيک سيالات پيشرفته کارشناسي ارشد
7 ديناميک سيالات محاسباتي کارشناسي و کارشناسي ارشد
8 مباحث منتخب (نرم افزار، نانوسيال) کارشناسي ارشد


 4- Research Interests  
Row Fields of Investigation and Specialized
1 Magnetohydrodynamic
2 Renewable Energy
3 Nanofluids
4 CFD


 5- Research Activities    5-1) Paper Published in Journals  
Row Article title Journal Name Year Volume Article Printed Pages
1 Improving the efficiency of vacuum tube collectors using new absorbent tubes arrangement: Introducing helical coil and spiral tube adsorbent tubes Renewable Energy 2020 151 772-781
2 Predicting thermophysical properties and flow characteristics of nanofluids using intelligent methods: focusing on ANN methods Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2020 140 501–525
3 An experimental study on stability and thermal conductivity of water/ silica nanofluid: Eco-friendly production of nanoparticles Journal of Cleaner Production 2019 206 1089-1100
4 Appraising influence of COOH-MWCNTs on thermal conductivity of antifreeze using curve fitting and neural network Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 2019 514 36-45
5 Viscosity and rheological properties of antifreeze based nanofluid containing hybrid nano-powders of MWCNTs and TiO 2 under different temperature condi Powder Technology 2019 342 808-816
6 The evaluation on a new non-Newtonian hybrid mixture composed of TiO 2 /ZnO/EG to present a statistical approach of power law for its rheological and Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 2019 516 1-18
7 A novel applicable experimental study on the thermal behavior of SWCNTs(60%)-MgO(40%)/EG hybrid nanofluid by focusing on the thermal conductivity Powder Technology 2019 342 998–1007
8 Effect of alumina nano-powder on the convection and the entropy generation of water inside an inclined square cavity subjected to a magnetic field: Un International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 2019 152 99-117
9 Curve fitting on experimental data of a new hybrid nano-antifreeze viscosity: Presenting new correlations for non-Newtonian nanofluid Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 2019 531 120837
10 An updated review on the nanofluids characteristics Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2019 138 4091–4101
11 Effect of different surfactants on the pool boiling heat transfer of SiO2/deionized water nanofluid on a copper surface International Journal of Thermal Sciences 2019 145 105977
12 Experimental and theoretical investigation of thermal conductivity of ethylene glycol containing functionalized single walled carbon nanotubes Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2018 95 71-77
13 Heat transfer efficiency of Al2O3-MWCNT/thermal oil hybrid nanofluid as a cooling fluid in thermal and energy management applications: An experimental International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2018 117 474–486
14 A new correlation for predicting the thermal conductivity of ZnO–Ag (50%–50%)/water hybrid nanofluid: An experimental study Powder Technology 2018 323 367-373
15 Using experimental data to estimate the heat transfer and pressure drop of non-Newtonian nanofluid flow through a circular tube: Applicable for use in Applied Thermal Engineering 2018 129 1573-1581
16 Thermal modeling and analysis of single and double effect solar stills: An experimental validation Applied Thermal Engineering 2018 129 1455-1465
17 Investigation of permeability effect on slip velocity and temperature jump boundary conditions for FMWNT/Water nanofluid flow and heat transfer inside Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2018 97 226-238
18 Investigation of permeability and porosity effects on the slip velocity and convection heat transfer rate of Fe3O4/water nanofluid flow in a microchan International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2018 119 891-906
19 A new experimental correlation for non-Newtonian behavior of COOH-DWCNTs/antifreeze nanofluid Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2018 98 83-89
20 Effect of two isothermal obstacles on the natural convection of nanofluid in the presence of magnetic field inside an enclosure with sinusoidal wall t International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2018 121 565-578
21 Experimental study on rheological behavior of water–ethylene glycol mixture in the presence of functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2018 131-2 1177-1185
22 Experimental evaluation, new correlation proposing and ANN modeling of thermal properties of EG based hybrid nanofluid containing ZnODWCNT nanoparticl Applied Thermal Engineering 2018 133 452-463
23 Numerical investigation on the flow and heat transfer of a multi-lobe particle and equivalent spherical particles in a packed bed with considering the International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 2018 138-1 350-367
24 Measuring the viscosity of Fe3O4-MWCNTs/EG hybrid nanofluid for evaluation of thermal efficiency: Newtonian and non-Newtonian behavior Journal of Molecular Liquids 2018 253 169-177
25 Numerical study on thermal performance of an air-cooled heat exchanger: Effects of hybrid nanofluid, pipe arrangement and cross section Energy Conversion and Management 2018 164 615-628
26 Prediction of rheological behavior of SiO2-MWCNTs/10W40 hybrid nanolubricant by designing neural network Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2018 131-3 2741–2748
27 Prediction and optimization of thermophysical properties of stabilized Al2O3/antifreeze nanofluids using response surface methodology Journal of Molecular Liquids 2018 261 14-20
28 Prediction of rheological behavior of MWCNTs–SiO2/EG–water non-Newtonian hybrid nanofluid by designing new correlations and optimal artificial neural Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2018 132-2 1029–1038
29 Effects of graphene oxide‑silicon oxide hybrid nanomaterials on rheological behavior of water at various time durations and temperatures: Synthesis, p Powder Technology 2018 335 375–387
30 Optimization of thermophysical properties of Al2O3/water-EG (80:20) nanofluids by NSGA-II Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2018 103 264-272
31 Effect of a novel clay/silica nanocomposite on water-based drilling fluids: Improvements in rheological and filtration properties Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2018 555 339-350
32 Using artificial neural network for investigating of concurrent effects of multi-walled carbon nanotubes and alumina nanoparticles on the viscosity of Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 2018 510 610-624
33 An experimental study on the thermal conductivity of cerium oxide/ethylene glycol nanofluid: developing a new correlation Journal of Molecular Liquids 2018 266 211-217
34 Evaluating the effects of different parameters on rheological behavior of nanofluids: A comprehensive review Powder Technology 2018 338 342-353
35 Modeling and prediction of rheological behavior of Al O -MWCNT/5W50 hybrid nano-lubricant by artificial neural network using experimental data Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 2018 510 625-634
36 Electro- and thermophysical properties of water-based nanofluids containing copper ferrite nanoparticles coated with silica: Experimental data, modeli International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2018 127 925-935
37 A comprehensive review on rheological behavior of mono and hybrid nanofluids: Effective parameters and predictive correlations International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2018 127 997-1012
38 Optimization of MWCNTs (10%) – Al O (90%)/5W50 nanofluid viscosity using experimental data and artificial neural network Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 2018 512 731-744
39 Effects of geometric parameters on the performance of solar chimney power plants Energy 2018 162 1052-1061
40 Effects of twisted tapes on thermal performance of tri-lobed tube: An applicable numerical study Applied Thermal Engineering 2018 144 512-521
41 Numerical investigation of heat transfer in a power-law non-Newtonian fluid in a C-Shaped cavity with magnetic field effect using finite difference la Computers and Fluids 2018 176 51-67
42 Effect of horizontal and vertical elliptic baffles inside an enclosure on the mixed convection of a MWCNTs-water nanofluid and its entropy generation European Physical Journal Plus 2018 133 486-496
43 Examination of rheological behavior of MWCNTs/ZnO-SAE40 hybrid nano-lubricants under various temperatures and solid volume fractions Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 2017 80 390–384
44 Evaluation of thermal conductivity of MgO-MWCNTs/EG hybrid nano fl uids based on experimental data by selecting optimal arti fi cial neural networks Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2017 85 90-96
45 Wave dispersion of carbon nanotubes conveying fl uid supported on linear viscoelastic two-parameter foundation including thermal and small-scale effec Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2017 85 109–116
46 Experimental study on thermal conductivity of ethylene glycol containing hybrid nano-additives and development of a new correlation Applied Thermal Engineering 2017 110 1111-1119
47 Different nano-particles volume fraction and Hartmann number effects on flow and heat transfer of water-silver nanofluid under the variable heat flux Physica E- Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2017 85 279–271
48 Mixed convection in a rotating eccentric annulus containing nanofluid using bi-orthogonal grid types: A finite volume simulation Journal of Molecular Liquids 2017 227 114–126
49 Experimental investigation and simulation of flow boiling of nanofluids in different flow directions Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2017 87 248–253
50 Predicting the e ff ects of magnesium oxide nanoparticles and temperature on the thermal conductivity of water using arti fi cial neural network and e Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2017 87 242-247
51 How the dispersion of magnesium oxide nanoparticles e ff ects on the viscosity of water-ethylene glycol mixture: Experimental evaluation and correlati Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2017 87 273-280
52 A numerical study of natural convection in a vertical annulus filled with gallium in the presence of magnetic field Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2017 430 22-28
53 Constructal optimization of longitudinal and latitudinal rectangular fins used for cooling a plate under free convection by the intersection of asympt International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2017 112 441–453
54 Theoretical analysis of various climatic parameter effects on performance of a basin solar still Journal of Power Technologies 2017 97-1 44-51
55 Experimental study of transition flow from single phase to two phase flow boiling in nanofluids Journal of Molecular Liquids 2017 231 11-19
56 An experimental study on rheological behavior of ethylene glycol based nano fl uid: Proposing a new correlation as a function of silica concentration Journal of Molecular Liquids 2017 233 352-357
57 Effects of functionalized single walled carbon nanotubes on thermal performance of antifreeze: An experimental study on thermal conductivity Applied Thermal Engineering 2017 120 358–366
58 An experimental evaluation of the effect of ZnO nanoparticles on the rheological behavior of engine oil Journal of Molecular Liquids 2017 236 198–204
59 Using a magnetic field to reduce natural convection in a vertical cylindrical annulus International Journal of Thermal Sciences 2017 118 12-23
60 Numerical investigation of vapor volume fraction in subcooled flow boiling of a nanofluid Journal of Molecular Liquids 2017 238 281-289
61 Evaluation of rheological behavior of 10W40 lubricant containing hybrid nano-material by measuring dynamic viscosity Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2017 92 47-54
62 An experimental study on deposited surfaces due to nanofluid pool boiling: Comparison between rough and smooth surfaces Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 2017 88 288-300
63 An experimental study on heat transfer and pressure drop of water/graphene oxide nanofluid in a copper tube under air cross-flow: Applicable as a heat Applied Thermal Engineering 2017 125 69-79
64 Rheological characteristics of MgO/oil nanolubricants: Experimental study and neural network modeling International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2017 86 245–252
65 Experiment and Lattice Boltzmann numerical study on nanofluids flow in a micromodel as porous medium Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2017 94 15-21
66 Empirical analysis of heat transfer and friction factor of water/graphene oxide nanofluid flow in turbulent regime through an isothermal pipe Applied Thermal Engineering 2017 126 538–547
67 Effect of electrically heated catalytic converter on emission characteristic of a motorcycle engine in cold-start conditions: CFD simulation and kinet Applied Thermal Engineering 2017 127 453-464
68 Experimental Investigation on a Thermal Model for a Basin Solar Still with an External Reflector Energies 2017 10-1 1-16
69 Numerical Simulation of MHD Fluid Flow inside Constricted Channels using Lattice Boltzmann Method Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics 2017 10-6 1639-1648
70 Predicting the viscosity of multi-walled carbon nanotubes/water nanofluid by developing an optimal artificial neural network based on experimental dat International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2016 77 49-53
71 Molecular dynamic simulation of Copper and Platinum nanoparticles Poiseuille flow in a nanochannels Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2016 84 152-161
72 Effects of temperature and nanoparticles concentration on rheological behavior of Fe3O4–Ag/EG hybrid nanofluid: An experimental study Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 2016 77 38-44
73 Natural convection in a trapezoidal enclosure filled with carbon nanotube–EG–water nanofluid International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2016 92 76-82
74 A joint lattice Boltzmann and molecular dynamics investigation for thermohydraulical simulation of nano flows through porous media EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MECHANICS B-FLUIDS 2016 55 15-23
75 n experimental study on rheological behavior of non-Newtonian hybrid nano-coolant for application in cooling and heating systems Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 2016 76 221-227
76 Study on thermal conductivity of water-based nanofluids with hybrid suspensions of CNTs/Al2O3 nanoparticles Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2016 124 455-460
77 Effects of temperature and concentration on the viscosity of nanofluids made of single-wall carbon nanotubes in ethylene glycol International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2016 74 108-113
78 Effects of temperature and solid volume fraction on viscosity of SiO2-MWCNTs/SAE40 hybrid nanofluid as a coolant and lubricant in heat engines Applied Thermal Engineering 2016 102 45-54
79 Estimation of thermal conductivity of Al 2 O 3 /water (40%)–ethylene glycol (60%) by artificial neural network and correlation using experimental data International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2016 74 128–125
80 Experimental study on thermal conductivity of water-based Fe3O4 nanofluid: Development of a new correlation and modeled by artificial neural network International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2016 75 269–262
81 Investigation of heat transfer performance and friction factor of a counter- fl ow double-pipe heat exchanger using nitrogen-doped, graphene-based nan International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2016 76 16-23
82 Effects of temperature and concentration on rheological behavior of MWCNTs/SiO 2 (20 – 80)-SAE40 hybrid nano-lubricant International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2016 76 133-138
83 An experimental study on viscosity of alumina-engine oil: Effects of temperature and nanoparticles concentration International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2016 76 202-208
84 Experimental determination of viscosity of water based magnetite nanofluid for application in heating and cooling systems Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2016 417 243-248
85 An experimental study on thermal conductivity of F-MWCNTs–Fe3O4/EG hybrid nanofluid: Effects of temperature and concentration International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2016 76 171-177
86 Prediction of dynamic viscosity of a hybrid nano-lubricant by an optimal arti fi cial neural network International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2016 76 209-214
87 Measurement of thermal conductivity of ZnO–TiO 2 /EG hybrid nanofluid Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2016 125 527–535
88 Magnetic field effects on the slip velocity and temperature jump of nanofluid forced convection in a microchannel Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science 2016 230-1 1921–1936
89 Estimation of thermal conductivity of CNTs-water in low temperature by artificial neural network and correlation International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2016 76 381–376
90 An experimental study on rheological behavior of hybrid nanofluids made of iron and copper oxide in a binary mixture of water and ethylene glycol: Non Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 2016 79 231-237
91 Thermal conductivity enhancement of COOH-functionalized MWCNTs/ethylene glycol–water nanofluid for application in heating and cooling systems Applied Thermal Engineering 2016 105 716-723
92 Effect of suspending hybrid nano-additives on rheological behavior of engine oil and pumping power Applied Thermal Engineering 2016 109 524–534
93 The variations of heat transfer and slip velocity of FMWNT-water nano-fluid along the micro-channel in the lack and presence of a magnetic field Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 2016 84 474-481
94 A survey on experimental and numerical studies of convection heat transfer of nanofluids inside closed conduits Advances in Mechanical engineering 2016 Speci 1-14
95 Examination of effects of multi-walled carbon nanotubes on rheological behavior of engine oil (10W40) Journal of Nanostructures 2016 6-4 257-263
96 Numerical simulation and designing artificial neural network for estimating melt pool geometry and temperature distribution in laser welding of Ti6Al4 Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics 2016 127-2 11161–11172
97 Multi-objective optimization of natural convection in a cylindrical annulus mold under magnetic field using particle swarm algorithm International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2015 60 13-20
98 Magneto-natural convection in square cavities with a source-sink pair on different walls INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED ELECTROMAGNETICS AND MECHANICS 2015 47 21-32
99 Mixed-convection flow and heat transfer in an inclined cavity equipped to a hot obstacle using nanofluids considering temperature-dependent properties International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2015 85 656–666
100 Evaluation of thermal conductivity of COOH-functionalized MWCNTs/water via temperature and solid volume fraction by using experimental data and ANN me Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2015 121 1273-1278
101 MIXED CONVECTION FLUID FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER OF THE Al2O3–WATER NANOFLUID WITH VARIABLE PROPERTIES IN A CAVITY WITH AN INSIDE QUADRILATERAL OBSTACLE Heat Transfer Research 2015 46 465–482
102 Experimental investigation and development of new correlations for thermal conductivity of CuO/EG–water nanofluid International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2015 65 47-51
103 Performance investigation of micro- and nano-sized particle erosion in a 90° elbow using an ANFIS model Powder Technology 2015 284 336–343
104 Applicability of artificial neural network and nonlinear regression to predict thermal conductivity modeling of Al2O3–water nanofluids using experimen INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS IN HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 2015 66 246-249
105 Applications of feedforward multilayer perceptron artificial neural networks and empirical correlation for prediction of thermal conductivity of Mg(OH International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2015 67 46-50
106 Effect of induced electric field on magneto-natural convection in a vertical cylindrical annulus filled with liquid potassium International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2015 90 418–426
107 An experimental study on thermal conductivity of MgO nanoparticles suspended in a binary mixture of water and ethylene glycol International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2015 67 173-175
108 Effect of Magnetic Field on Free Convection in Inclined Cylindrical Annulus Containing Molten Potassium International Journal of Applied Mechanics 2015 7 1550052 (16 pages)
109 Modeling and estimation of thermal conductivity of MgO–water/EG (60:40) by artificial neural network and correlation International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2015 68 98-103
110 Designing an artificial neural network to predict thermal conductivity and dynamic viscosity of ferromagnetic nanofluid International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2015 68 50–57
111 Thermodynamic analyzes of film cooling for a restructured cooling holes at the end of gas turbine engine combustor International Journal of Mechanics 2015 9 11-15
112 EFFECT OF NANOFLUID VARIABLE PROPERTIES ON MIXED CONVECTION FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER IN AN INCLINED TWO-SIDED LID-DRIVEN CAVITY WITH SINUSOIDAL HEATING Heat Transfer Research 2014 45 409-432
113 3D numerical investigation of natural convection in a tilted cylindrical annulus containing molten potassium and controlling it using various magnetic International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics 2014 46 809–821
114 NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING FLUID FLOW AND FREE CONVECTIVE HEAT TRANSFER IN AN ANNULUS ON APPLYING A MAGNETIC FIELD Heat Transfer Research 2014 45 749–766
115 Kinematic Modeling and Simulation of Eleven-Links Biped Robot With Arms International Journal of Applied Electronics in Physics 2014 2 1-9
116 Simulation of fluid flow and heat transfer in the inclined enclosure International Journal of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 2012 6 86-91
117 A Numerical Simulation of Solar Distillation for Installation in Chabahar-Iran World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 2010 71 515-520
118 INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECT OF CHAIN INITIATION ON DIRECT INITIATION OF DETONATION FUEL AND COMBUSTION 2008 1 1-12
119 Experimental investigation of the effects of temperature and nanoparticles volume fraction on the viscosity of non-Newtonian hybrid nanofluid Modares Mechanical Engineering 2016 16-3 98-104
120 Natural convection of liquid metal in a horizontal cylindrical annulus under radial magnetic field International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics 2015 49 453–461
121 Simulation of free and force mixed convection heat transfer inan inclined lid driven enclosure by Lattice Boltzmann Method Journal of Solid and Fluid Mechanics 2015 4 165-180

 5-2) Papers Presented at the Conference  
Row Article title Conference Name Conference Location Year

 5-3) Completed Research Plans  
Row Title Responsibility Project Kind
1 - Director Internal Grant
2 - Director Internal Grant
3 - Director Internal Grant

 5-4) Compilation and Books  
Row Title Compilation Kind Compilation Publishing Date Publisher

 5-5) Initiative, Innovation and Invention, and Valuable Asrbdy  
Row Title Registration Place Reference Confirmed Date

 5-6) Awards and Honors  
Row Institution Title Festival Date Reference Award Announcement
1 Islamic Azad University 3rd Nanotechnology festival 2016

 5-7) Lecturer Of Workshop  
Row Title Date


 6- Executive Experience  
Row Title Executive Year
1 Head of Group 2011
2 Educational Assistant 2013