Mahmoud Parvazinia



Name:  Mahmoud Parvazinia
Address             : P.O.Box: 14185/458 Tehran-Iran
Mobile               : +98 912 3273075
Work Phone      : +98 21 44580042


 Academic preparation


Chemical Engineering Department, Loughborough University, UK
Duration  : December 2002 -November 2005.   Supervisors: Prof. V.Nassehi,  Prof.R.J.Wakeman
PhD thesis: “Multiscale finite element modeling  of transport phenomena using residual free bubble function method”. Flow through highly permeable porous media and convection-diffusion equation have been studied. To model the problem an in-house computer code has been developed in Fortran.
Department of Chemical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Duration: Feb.1989 - Sep.1991.   Supervisor: Prof.M.Shahrokhi
Ms thesis: Temperature control of a batch polymerization reactor was studied via dynamic simulation. The performance of different model based controller like internal model control was studied. This research continued on adaptive controllers like self tuning controller.
Department of Chemical Engineering,  Sistan and Baluchestan University, Zahedan, Iran
Duration: Feb.1984 - Feb.1988




Present Position:         Member of academic staff
Employer:                   Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute, Tehran, Iran.


Previous Work Experiences


- Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute (IPPI) , Assistant Professor.                       2005-present.
- Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute (IPPI) , Member of Academic Staff.          1993-2005.
- Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute , Senior Engineer.                                       1990-1993.


Academic Visiting


-Academic visitor, Department of chemical engineering, Loughborough University.   June 2007-June


Industrial Grants


1. Awarding Body: Iran Petrochemical Company, 2009-2010.
       Title: pilot scale production of anion exchange
        Total Value: 175000$
2. Awarding Body: Iran Petrochemical Company2000-2003 .
       Title:Design of a pressurized multi purpose continuous olefin polymerization pilot plant.
       Total Value: 40000$


Teaching Experiences


1. Polymerization Reactor Processes.
2. Transport phenomena,


Supervised Thesis


Supervised MS Thesis
1. Title: Feedback-Feedforward Temperature Control In a batch Polymerization Reactor Using State Estimation Techniques, 1995.                                                                                                Student: F.Hormozi                                                                                                                                    
2. Titile:Modelling and simulation of Weak Acid Cation Exchange Resins Based on Polystyrene-Divinyle Benzene Beads, 2001.                                                                                                                      Student: G. Ali Mohammadi.
3. Title: Particle size distribution of suspension Polymerization of Styrene-Divinyle Benzene-Macroporous Beads, 2004.                                                                                                                   Student: M.Hadj Ebrahimi.
4.Title: Design and control of continuous styrene polymerization, 2009
Student: M.Gharghani




 1. M.Parvazinia, A.Nodehi, M. Haji Ebrahimi, Pilot scale production of cation exchange resins based on the styrene-divinyl benzene copolymer, No. 29423, 8 March 2004, Invention Registration Department, Tehran, Iran.
2.H.A.Arabi,  M. Haji Ebrahimi, A.Nodehi and M.Parvazinia Synthesis  of macro-porous cation exchange resins based on the styrene-divinyl benzene copolymer, No. 35092, 24 May 2006, Invention Registration Department, Tehran, Iran.


 Journal papers
1. M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi Multi-scale finite element modelling using bubble function method for a convection-diffusion-reaction problem, International communications in heat and mass transfer. 2010;37;125-130.
2. V.Nassehi, M.Parvazinia. A multi-scale finite element time discretisation method for transient transport phenomena using bubble functions. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design.2009, 45, 315-323.
3. M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi Multiscale finite element modeling of diffusion-reaction equation using both bilinear and triangular elements. Computer methods in applied mechanics and engineering, 2007, 196, Issues 4-6, 1095-1107.
4. V. Nassehi, M. Parvazinia and A.Khan. Multi-scale finite element modeling of flow through porous media with curved and contracting boundaries to evaluate different types of bubble functions, Communications in computational physics, 2007,2, No.4, 723-745.
5. M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi, R.J.Wakeman,M.H.R. Ghoreshy, Finite element modeling of flow in a porous medium between two parallel plates using the Brinkman equation, Transport in porous media, 2006,  63, 71-90.
6. M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi,  Multiscale Finite Element  Modelling of flow through   highly permeable porous media. Chemical Engineering Science, 2006, 61, 586-596.
7. M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi, Study of shear thinning  fluids flow through  highly permeable porous media,  International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer,2006, 33, Issue 4, 401-410.
8. M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi and R.J. Wakeman Multi-scale finite element modelling using bubble function method for a convection-diffusion problem, Chemical Engineering Science, 2006, 61, 2742-2751
9. N.Keshavarzi-Roozini, M.Parvazinia and R.Ghorashi, A computer aided tool for the simulation of underground flow, WSEAS Transaction on computers, Issue4, Vol.4, April 2005.
 10. M.Hajebrahimi, H.Arabi, M.parvazinia, Study of diluent and crosslinking agent on the morphology of styrene- divinylbenzene beads, Iranian Journal of Polymer Science and Technology, Vol.19, No.5, 361-367, 2007.
11. M.Parvazinia, N.Yaghobi, M.Hajebrahimi, Experimental study of particle size distribution is suspension polymerization of S-DVB, Iranian Journal of Polymer Science and Technology, Vol.14, No.3, 165-169, 2001.
12. M. NikAzar, M.Parvazinia, F.Hormozi, Feed back-Feed forward temperature control in a betch polymerization reactor based on various type of calorimetric state estimator, Amir Kabir Journal ( Amir Kabir Univ. of Tech. Press) Vol. 9, No.35, P.231-240. 1997
13. M.Shahrokhi, M.Parvazinia, Comparison of three adaptive control schemes, Iranian Polymer Journal, Vol.6, No.3, P.151-157, 1997.
14. M.Shahrokhi, M.Parvazinia, Design of a control system for a batch polymerization pilot plant,  Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Vol.4, No. 2, p.45-49, 1995.
15. M.Shahrokhi, M.Parvazinia, Performance comparison of conventional and model based controllers to temperature control of a polymerization reactor, Isfahan Univ. of Tech. Press. No. 13, p.1-19, Sep. 1993.
16. M. Shahrokhi, M.Parvazinia, Temperature control in a batch polymerization reactor, Iranian Journal of Polymer Science and Technology, Vol. 4, No. 2, p. 145-149. 1991


Conference Papers


17. M.Parvazinia, Multiscale Finite element modeling of transport problems, FEF09, 15th conference on finite element for flow problems, Chou University, Tokyo, April, 1-3, 2009.
18. F.Hormozi, M.Parvazinia, M.Emami, Application of heterogeneous multiscale method to solve two dimensional parabolic problems, The 2th national conference on CFD applications in  chemical industries, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran,  May, 13, 2009.
19. M. Gharaghani, H. Abedini, and M. Parvazinia, Simulation and Optimization of Continuous Bulk Polymerization Process for Crystal Polystyrene, 9th International Seminar on Polymer Science and Technology (ISPST 2009), Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute, Tehran, October, 18-21, 2009.
20. F.Hormozi, M.Parvazinia, M.Emami, Heterogeneous multiscale method, ICHEC12, The 12th Iranian chemical engineering congress, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran,  October, 20-23, 2008.
21. M.Hajebrahimi, M.Parvazinia, H.Arabi, A.Nodehi, Study of structural characteristic of porous styrene-divinylbenzene copolymers, 8th International Seminar on Polymer Science and Technology (ISPST 2007), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, October, 23-25, 2007.
22. M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi, R.J.Wakeman, Finite element modeling of the flow through a highly permeable porous medium using bubble function approach, FEF05, 13th conference on finite element for flow problems, University of Wales, Swansea, April, 4-6, 2005.
23. M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi, R.J.Wakeman, Bubble function application in the finite element modeling of flow through a highly permeable porous medium, 4th International conference on computational heat and mass transfer, Paris-Cachan, France, May 17-20, 2005.
24. M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi, R.J.Wakeman, M.H.R.Ghoreishy, Finite element modeling of the flow through a highly permeable porous medium using bubble function method, 20th Canadian congress of applied mechanics, CANCAM 2005, MC GILL University, May 30th to June 2nd .
25. M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi, R.J.Wakeman and M.H.R.Ghoreishy, Flow of shear thinning fluids through a highly permeable porous media with impermeable walls, 16th International symposium on transport phenomena, ISTP-16, August 29-September 1, 2005, Prague, Czech Republic.
26.  M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi, A.Khan, R.J.Wakeman, Multiscale finite element modelling of transport processes: The Brinkman and convective-diffusion equations, Forth International Conference on CFD on the Oil and Gas, Metallurgical and Process Industries, SINTEF/NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, 6-8 June 2005.
27. M.Parvazinia, V.Nassehi,  M.H.R. Ghoreishy and R.J.Wakeman, Channelling phenomena in non-isothermal flow in a highly permeable porous medium. International seminar on polymer science and technology, ISPST 2005, Tehran, Iran, 27-29 September 2005.
28. M.Parvazinia, A.N.Waghode, N.S.Haspal, W.R.Ruziwa, V.Nassehi, R.J.Wakeman, M.H.R.Ghoreishy, Comparison of Darcy and the Brinkman models in the simulations of flow through porous media, ICFD conference on numerical methods for fluid dynamics, 29th March-1st April, Oxford, UK, 2004.
29. M.Parvazinia,  M.H.R. Ghoreishy and V.Nassehi, Flow modeling in porous media using Brinkman equation,    6th Iranian Seminar on Polymer Science and Technology (ISPST 2003), 12-15 May, 2003, Tehran, Iran
30. F.Hormozi, M.NikAzar, M.Parvazinia, Design of feed back-feed forward temperature control based on calorimetric state estimator in batch reactors, Second Iranian Congress of Chemical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 1996, Tehran, Iran.
31. M.Shahrokhi, M.parvazinia, Adaptive temperature control of a batch polymerization reactor, First Iranian Congress on Chemical Engineering, 1994.