Ali Izadbakhsh, PhD
Catalysis, Reaction Kinetics and Chemical Reactors
School of Engineering
Persian Gulf University
Personal Homepage: www.pgu.ac.ir/web/izadbakhsh
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1.PhD,Chemical Engineering, 2003-2009, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
2.MSc, Chemical Engineering, 2000-2003, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
3.BSc, Chemical Engineering, 1996-2000, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
4.Pre-university, Math. and Phys., 1995-1996, Tarbiat Moalem School, Bushehr, Iran
5.Diploma, Math. and Phys., 1992-1995, Shariati High School, Busher, Iran
1.Assistant Professor, 2009 - …, Persian Gulf University
2.PhD Sabbatical Student, 2007-2008, China University of Petroleum
3.Researcher, Project 1: Methanol Catalyst Plant Feasibility Study, Project 2: Kinetic Modelling of OCM Reactor, 2005-2007
4.Catalyst Division, Iran Petrochemical Research and Technology Company, Specialist (Petroleum Coke), 2003-2005, Iralco (Iran Aluminium Company), Office of Planning, Development & Technology
5.Specialist, Project: Recovery of Refinery’s waste Bitumen, 2001-2002, Young Scholar Club
6.Specialist, Project: Dry Cooling Tower Design, 2000-2001, Atmosphere Corporation
3.Kinetics Modeling and Chemical Reactor Designs
4.Renewable Energy resources
5.Fuel Cells, Solar Cells
7.Design and Optimization of Chemical Processes
1.Catalysts, introduction to Synthesis, Characterization & Processes
2.Chemical Reaction Engineering
3.Unit Operations II
4.Heat Transfer I
5.Eng. Software Workshop / MATLAB
1.Surface Chemistry (Future)
2.Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering
"Simulation and Optimization of Digestion Unit in Bayer Process", Supervised by Dr. F. Farhadi, Summer 2000.
"Development and Characterization of Solid Acid Catalyst (Sulfated Zircona) for Isobutene Alkylation ", supervised by Dr. M. Kazemeini, fall 2002.
"Study of Effect of Catalyst (SAPO-34) Composition on Propylene Yield in MTO Process", supervised by Dr. F. Khorasheh and Dr. F. Farhadi.
Supervised MSc Student Projects
Detailed Kinetics Simulation of Catalyst Activity Loss in the MTO Catalytic Reactor (in progress)
Synthesis of Mesoporous materials as Catalyst Support (Proposal)
Supervised BSc Student Projects
1.Simulation of NGL fractionation towers in phases 4&5 of South Pars Gas Field (SPGC)
2.Design of Methyl Methacrylate Synthesis Reactor in ACH Process
3.Simulation and Searching for Thermally Optimum Design of Ammonia Synthesis Reactor in Kellogg Process
4.Simulation and Analysis of Process Conditions Effects on Performance of Fixed Bed Catalytic reactor for MTP (Methanol to Propylene)
5.Study of Structures, Composition, Detection Mechanism, manufacturing Methods of Chemical Sensors.
6.CFD simulation of a Catalytic Fixed Bed Reactor
7.Simulation of Methanol reactor of Zagros Petrochemical Plant
8.Simulation and Analysis of Process Conditions Effects on Performance of Claus Unit in a Gas refinery
9.Simulation of Reactive Distillation Column for MTBE Production
10.Performance Evaluation of Design Alternatives of NGL Fractionation Towers
11.Survey of Market, Production Processes and Application of Paint Industry Resins
12.Detailed Design of Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers based on TEMA Standard
13.Simulation and Optimization NaOH Solution Recovery Cascade in Pulp Industry
14.Adsorption Simulation by using Aspen Adsim
15.Dynamic Simulation and Optimization of Temperature History of Ethylene Oxide Reactor
16.Simulation and Optimization of Ethylene Glycol Reactor with Recovery Column of Unit 400 of Jam Petrochemicals Plant
1.Application of Percolation Theory in the Simulation of Activity Loss of MTO Fixed Bed Reactor
2.Development of Catalysis Roadmap of Bushehr province (Persian Gulf Park of Science and Technology), 2011
3.Methanol Catalyst Plant Feasibility Study, 2005, Iran Petrochemical Research and Technology Company
4.Kinetic Modelling of OCM Reactor, 2006, Iran Petrochemical Research and Technology Company
5.Recovery of Refinery’s waste Bitumen, 2001-2002, Young Scholar Club
1.Ali Izadbakhsh, Fatholah Farhadi, Farhad Khorasheh, Zi-Feng Yan, “Effect of heating profile on desorption curve in temperature programmed desorption analysis: case study of acid sites distribution of SAPO-34”, Journal of Porous Materials, 2008.
2.Ali Izadbakhsh, Fatholah Farhadi, Farhad Khorasheh, S. Sahebdelfar, M. Asadi, Z.F. Yan, “ Key parameters in hydrothermal synthesis and characterization of low silicon content SAPO-34 molecular sieve”, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2009.
3.Ali Izadbakhsh, Fatholah Farhadi, Farhad Khorasheh, Saeed Sahebdelfar, Musa Asadi, Yan Zi Feng, “Effect of SAPO-34’s composition on its physico-chemical properties and deactivation in MTO process”, Applied Catalysis A: General 364, 2009.
4.Ali Izadbakhsh, Farhad Khorasheh,“Simulation of Activity Loss of Fixed Bed Catalytic Reactor of MTO Conversion using Percolation Theory”, Chemical Engineering Science, 2011.
5.Ali Izadbakhsh, Hosein Rahideh, Farhad Khorasheh,“Application of Percolation Theory in the Modelling of Catalyst Deactivation in a Fixed Bed Reactor of Methanol to Light Olefin Catalytic Conversion", Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (Persian), 30, 2011.
1.Ali Izadbakhsh, F. Farhadi, "Optimization of Digestion Unit in Bayer Process". ICSOBA 2000, International Conference, Tehran, Iran, 2000.
2.Ali Izadbakhsh, S. Sahebdel, M. Kazemeini, "Development and Characterization of Sulfated Zirconia as a Solid Acid Catalyst in Isobutene Alkyalation", 8th National Chemical Engineering Conference, Mashhad, Iran, 2003.
3.Ali Izadbakhsh, S. Sahebdel, "Modeling of Fixed Bed Catalytic Reactor of Oxidative Coupling of Methane", 10th National Chemical Engineering Conference, Zahedan, Iran, 2005.
4.Ali Izadbakhsh, S. Sahebdel, M. Kazemeini, F. Khorasheh, "Evaluation of a Power Law Model in Prediction of Deactivation Behavior of Catalytic Isobutene/Butane Alkylation ", 11th National Chemical Engineering Conference, Tehran, Iran, 2006.
5.Ali Izadbakhsh , F. Farhadi, F. Khorasheh, S. Sahebdelfar, M. Asadi , “Synthesis of Low Silicon SAPO-34”, National Congress of Youth Chemical Engineers, Qingdao, China, 2007.
6.Ali Izadbakhsh, Fatholah Farhadi, Farhad Khorasheh, Saeed Sahebdelfar, Musa Asadi, Yan Zi Feng, “Effect of SAPO-34’s composition on its physico-chemical properties and deactivation in MTO process”, IChEC 2009, Kish Island, Iran 2009.
- Gaussian (Computational Chemistry)
- Matlab 2009 R
- Gambit/Fluent (CFD)
- Hysys & Aspen
- Programming with VB, Delphi