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Biography

Dr. Sajad Alimohammadi

School of Mechanical and Design Engineering, Technological University Dublin, Ireland
Assistant Professor


Email: sajad.alimohammadi@tudublin.ie


Qualifications

2015-2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, the University of Dublin, Ireland

2012-2015 Ph.D., Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Ireland

2011-2012 Graduate Researcher, Braunschweig University of Technology, Germany

2007-2009 M.Eng., Sharif University of Technology, Iran


Publications (Selected)


  1. Alimohammadi, S., Persoons, T. “A Novel Linear Air Amplifier Technology to Replace Rotary Fans in Data Center Server Rack Cooling”, IEEE 26th Int. Worksh. Therm. Invest. ICs and Syst. (Germany), 2020.
  2. Abdelsalam Y., Alimohammadi S., Persoons T., “The Application of Evolutionary Algorithms in Multi-Objective Performance Design and Optimization of Novel Finned Heatsinks”, J. Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 12 (2), 2020.
  3. Cressall R., Alimohammadi S., Persoons T, ReducedOrder Models for Synthetic Jet Actuators: Applications in Heat Transfer and Flow Control, MDPI Actuators, 7, 2019.
  4. Jaakko McEvoy, Alimohammadi S., Persoons, “Experimental Investigation of Flow Pulsation Waveforms in Rectangular Mesochannels for High Heat Flux Electronics Cooling”, Exp. Thermal Fluids Sciences, 109, 2019.
  5. Sakanova A., Alimohammadi S., McEvoy J., Battaglioli S., Persoons T, “Multi-objective Opt. of a Generic Hybrid-Cooled Data Centre Single Blade Server”, Int. J. of Appl. Therm. Eng, 156, 2019.
  6. Gibbons, L., Kennedy, D., Coyne, B., Denny, E., Persoons, T., Alimohammadi, S., “A Techno-Economic Analysis of Current Cooling Technologies within Irish Data Centers”, IEEE 25th Int. Worksh. Therm. Invest. ICs and Syst. (Italy), 2019.
  7. Oude Essink E., McEvoy J., Alimohammadi S., and Persoons T, “Microscale Heat Transfer Modulation For Server CPU Cooling Using Movable Structures”, HEFAT 2019 - 14th Int. Conf. on Heat Trans., Fluid Mech. and Thermodynamics, 2019.
  8. Blythman R., Alimohammadi S., Persoons T., Jeffers N., Murray D. B., “Parametric Analysis of Laminar Pulsating Flow in a Rectangular Channel”, J. Heat and Mass Trns., 54, 2018.
  9. Alimohammadi S., McEvoy J., Delauré Y., Persoons T., “Benchmarking the Application of Detached Eddy Simulation Techniques in Data Centre Server Flow Modelling using Stereoscopic Particle Image Velocimetry”, IEEE 24th Int. Worksh. Therm. Invest. ICs and Syst. (Sweden), 2018.
  10. McEvoy J., Alimohammadi S., Persoons T., “Experimental Investigation of Flow Pulsation Waveforms in Rectangular Mesochannels for High Heat Flux Electronics Cooling”, 5th International Conference on Experimental Fluid Mechanics ICEFM 2018 Munich (Germany), 2019.
  11. Sakanova A., Alimohammadi S., McEvoy J., Persoons T., “Hybrid-Cooled Data Centre Server Layout Optimization for Air-Side Heat Recovery”, IEEE 24th Int. Worksh. Therm. Invest. ICs and Syst. (Sweden), 2018.
  12. Zhao K., Alimohammadi S., Okolo P., Kennedy J., Bennett G., “Aerodynamic Noise Reduction using Dual-Jet Planar Air Curtains”, J. of Sound and Vibration, 432, 2017.
  13. Abdelsalam Y., Alimohammadi S., Pelletier Q., Persoons T., “A Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm Optimization of Plate-Fin Heatsinks”, IEEE 23rd Int. Worksh. Therm. Invest. ICs and Syst. (Amsterdam), 2017.
  14. Alimohammadi S., Baudin N., Kempers R., Persoons T., “Multi-Objective Shape Optimization of Natural Convection Cooled Plate-Fin Heat Sinks with Localized Heat Sources”, 2nd Therm. & Fluid Eng. Conf., TFEC-IWHT2017, Las Vegas, NV (USA), 2017.
  15. Baudin N., Alimohammadi S., Kempers R., Persoons T., “Comparison of a Traditional Heat Sink Versus a Vapor Chamber Heat Sink Cooled by Forced Convection”, 2nd Therm. & Fluid Eng. Conf., TFEC-IWHT2017, Las Vegas, NV (USA), 2017.
  16. Alimohammadi S., Fanning E., Persoons T., Murray D. B., “Characterization of Flow Vectoring Phenomenon in Adjacent Synthetic Jets using CFD and PIV”, Int. J. Computers and Fluids, 140, 2016.
  17. Alimohammadi S., Persoons T., Murray D. B., “On the Numerical-Experimental Analysis and Scaling of Convective Heat Transfer to Pulsating Impinging Jets”, Int. J. Thermal Sciences, 98, 2015.
  18. Alimohammadi S., Pelletier Q., Persoons T., “Low Noise Air Amplifiers” Cooling Technologies Research Center, Rev. Meeting Conf., Purdue University (USA), 2015.
  19. Alimohammadi S., Persoons T., Murray D. B., 2015, “A Validated Numerical Approach for Characterization of Unsteady Impinging Jets”, 18th Crossland Symposium (Limerick), 2015.
  20. Alimohammadi S., Fanning, E., Murray D. B. and Persoons T., “Fluid Flow & Heat Transfer in Adjacent Synthetic Jets”, 14th UK Heat Transfer Conf. 2015 (Scotland), 2015.
  21. Alimohammadi S., Murray D., and Persoons T., “Experimental Validation of a CFD Methodology for Transitional Flow Heat Transfer Characteristics of a Steady Impinging Jet”, J. Heat Transfer, 136 (9), 2014.
  22. Alimohammadi S., Dinneen P., Persoons T., and Murray D. B., “Thermal Management Using Pulsating Jet Cooling Technology”, Journal of Physics: Thermal Management of Electronic Systems, 525, 2014.
  23. Alimohammadi S., Persoons T., and Murray D. B., “A numerical-experimental study of heat transfer enhancement using unconfined steady and pulsating turbulent air jet impingement”, Proc. 15th Int. Heat Transfer Conf. IHTC15-8765 (Kyoto, Japan), 2014.
  24. Alimohammadi S., Persoons T., Murray D. B., “Developing a Validated CFD Methodology for Convective Heat Transfer to Impinging Jet Flows”, 1st CADFEM Ireland & ANSYS Regional Conf. (Ireland), 2014.
  25. Alimohammadi S., Persoons T., Murray D. B., Tehrani M. S., Farhanieh B., and Koehler J., “A Validated Numerical-Experimental Design Methodology for a Movable Supersonic Ejector Compressor for Waste-Heat Recovery”, J. Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 6(2), 2013.


Personal Website:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sajad-alimohammadi/

https://www.tcd.ie/mecheng/staff/salimoha/