Ali Afshar Ebrahimi



E-mail: a.afshar@ippi.ac.ir
Work: (+98) 48662484
Mobile: (+98) 9123783576
Position: Assistant professor at Iran polymer and petrochemical institute (IPPI)


EDUCATION

  • Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Hafez Ave., Tehran, Iran
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering; petrochemical                                                         (Winter 2011)
  •   Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Hafez Ave., Tehran, Iran

M. Sc. in Chemical Engineering; petrochemical                                                       (Summer 2006)

  •  Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Hafez Ave., Tehran, Iran

B. Sc. in Chemical Engineering; petrochemical                                                       (Summer 2004)

 
PUBLICATIONS and PATENTS
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Habib Ale Ebrahim, Esmail Jamshidi."Solving partial differential equations of gas-solid reactions by orthogonal collocation". Computers & Chemical Engineering, 2008, 32, 1746-1759.
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Habib Ale Ebrahim, Mohsen Hatam, Esmail Jamshidi." Finite element solution for gas-solid reactions: application to the moving boundary problems". Chemical Engineering Journal, 2008, 144, 110-118.
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Habib Ale Ebrahim, Mohsen Hatam, Esmail Jamshidi." Finite element solution of the fluid-solid reaction equations with structural changes". Chemical Engineering Journal, 2009, 148, 533-538.
⦁    Saeed Zarei, Esmail Jamshidi, Ali Afshar Ebrahimi." PVC dust removal from the air by a new dynamical scrubber". Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 2010, 49, 1193-1198.
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Habib Ale Ebrahim, Amir H. Faramarzi. " Synthesis gas and zinc production in a noncatalytic packed-bed reactor". Chemical Engineering & Technology, 2010, 33, 1989-1998.
⦁    Reza Alizadeh, Esmail Jamshidi, Habib Ale Ebrahim, Ali Afshar Ebrahimi. “Modeling of catalyst effect on the reduction rate enhancement of barium sulfate by methane and developing two environmentally friendly processes". Iranian journal of chemical engineering, 2010, 7, 13-27.
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Habib Ale Ebrahim, Amir H. Faramarzi." Non-Catalytic Synthesis Gas Production by Reduction of ZnO with Methane in a dilute phase pneumatic conveying Reactor". Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. Journal, 2012, 51, 3271-3278.
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Habib Ale Ebrahim. “Solution of noncatalytic packed bed reactors equations by finite element method". Iranian journal of chemical engineering, 2012, 9, 66-83.
⦁    Amir hassan Faramarzi, Tahereh Kaghazchi, Habib Ale Ebrahim, Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, " A mathematical model for pore size distribution development during activated carbon preparation".  Chemical engineering communication, 2015, 202, 131-143.
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Sara Tarighi. “Olefin production from catalytic cracking of light fuel oil over different" additives”. Iranian journal of catalysis, Iranian Journal of Catalysis, 2015, 5, 207-212..
⦁    Sara Tarighi, Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Alireza Abbasi " Synthesis and Characterization of a Three-Dimensional Coordination Polymer as Precursor for Preparation of NiO Nanoparticles”. ISPST 2015.
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi “A review on the economics of propylene on-purpose technologies and MTP circumstance”. Basparesh, 2014, 4, 90-97.
⦁     Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Sara Tarighi “The influence of temperature and catalyst additives on catalytic cracking of a heavy fuel oil”. Petroleum science and technology. 2015, 33, 415-421.
⦁    S.M.M. Nouri, H. Ale Ebrahim, B. Naser Nejad, A. Afshar Ebrahimi “Investigation of CO2 reaction with CaO and acid washed lime in a packed bed reactor” Chem. Eng. Commu. 2014,
⦁     Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Sara Tarighi, Ali Bakhshi Ani “Catalytic Cracking of heavy fuel oil over E-Cat/MCM-41 catalyst: Experimental and Kinetic Study” Fuel. Under review.
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Sara Tarighi. “Fuel oil conversion to propylene and other light olefins” Patent No. 84871.
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Sara Tarighi. “Fuel oil conversion to gasoline and other added value fuels including diesel” Patent No. 85641.
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi, Sara Tarighi. “Vacuum gas oil (VGO) conversion to propylene, other light olefins, gasoline and middle distillate products” Patent No. ……..
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi .”Injecting-crushing-mixing of dry pre-heated nano powders with gas flow”. Iran patent number 70541.
⦁    Ali Afshar Ebrahimi “Non-catalytic fast fluidized bed reactor for simultaneous production of synthesis gas and metallic zinc”. Iran patent number 70537.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
⦁    Teacher assistant of "Heat transfer I" in Chemical Engineering Department of Amirkabir University of Technology for 4 years.
⦁    lecturer in Petroleum University (Heat transfer and Mathematical Engineering)
⦁    Head of heavy petroleum conversions to light olefins and gasoline at IPPI.


Handled Projects:
⦁    High temperature gas-solid riser pilot reactor for synthesis gas production (Ph.D. thesis)
⦁    Design and fabrication of 0.5 BPD pilot plant of catalytic cracking of heavy petroleum (executor)
⦁    Characterization and preparation of CoMo/alumina catalyst for desulfurization of heavy gas oil (supervisor of post-doctoral thesis)
⦁    Design and formulation of FCC catalyst in laboratory scale (colleague)
⦁    Design and fabrication of continuous 10 BPD HSFCC demo plant for the conversion of heavy petroleum into gasoline and olefins (Mega project) (executor)
⦁    Study of metals effect on the performance of FCC catalyst (colleague)
⦁    Heavy petroleum conversion into light olefins and gasoline in laboratory scale (executor)
⦁    Heavy petroleum desulfurization design and fabrication in high pressure fixed bed reactors (executor)
⦁    Experimental and Hydrodynamic study of pilot plant two phase gas-solid flow using a fast separator (executor)
⦁    Heavy gas oil desulfurization reactor design (executor) 
⦁    High temperature electrical furnace design and fabrication including elevated temperature furnaces (+1800 C)

Laboratory activities:
⦁    Petrochemical laboratory
⦁    Gas conversion laboratory
⦁    Synthesis laboratory


EXPERIENCE
⦁    Catalytic cracking of heavy petroleum cuts
⦁    Fabrication of riser and downer FCC reactors
⦁    Interpretation and solution of partial differential equations of gas-solid reactions.
⦁    Design and fabrication of fluid-particle reactors
⦁    Design and fabrication of Microactivity set-up for FCC catalysts
⦁    Finite element method and applying this method in chemical engineering areas such as reaction engineering and/or reactor engineering
⦁    Modeling and interpretation of the high temperature packed-bed reactors
⦁    Designing of pre-heated dry nano powder feeders with specific dosing.
⦁    Modeling and interpretation of the high temperature continuous fast fluidized bed reactors.
⦁    skillful in mathematical programming in MATLAB


COMPUTER SKILLS
⦁    Microsoft office
⦁    MATLAB
⦁    Ansys
⦁    Pascal
⦁    Hysys
⦁    Pipesim
⦁    Eclipse


LANGUAGE SKILLS
⦁    CAE and CPE holder in English (fluent in speaking, writing, listening and grammar)
⦁    Persian