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Rouhollah Fatehi


Rouhollah   Fatehi

Associate Professor,


Contact Details



Email: fatehi[ at ]pgu.ac.ir

Personal Page: http://en.pgu.ac.ir/page/fatehi


Corresponding Address

Department of Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering

(Persian Gulf University (PGU

Bushehr, Iran



 2004  [ 2005- 2011 ] Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN. Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

 1993  [ 2003-2005 ] Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN. M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

[ 1999-2003 ] Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN. B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering


  • Best researcher in engineering field in PGU and Bushehr province, 2015.
  • Research grant for young assistant professors in 2013 by Iran's National Elites Foundation.
  • Facilities of Iran's National Elites Foundation 2009 to 2011.
  • 3rd position in 8th Scientific Olympiad for national university students in mechanical engineering 2003, by E.M.O.
  • First position in national universities exam for M. Sc. Entrance in mechanical engineering 2003, by E.M.O.
  • Best grade in 2003 mechanical engineering graduates in Thermo-Fluid division, by Sharif University.
  • Silver medal of 11th national physics Olympiad for students 1998, by Y.S.C.


Interests and Activities

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH)

Renewable Energy.

Reservoir Simulation



Undergraduate courses:

  • Fluid Mechanics I
  • Heat Transfer I
  • Heat Transfer II
  • Refrigeration Systems Design
  • Numerical Computations
  • Intro. to Computational Fluid Dynamics


Graduate courses:

  • Advanced Numerical Computations
  • Reservoir Simulation
  • Meshless Methods
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics


Resaerch and Inovation

  •  Collaboration in “CFD Analysis of Decoking Process in an Olefine Cracking Furnace”
  •  Design of a Seawater Desalination Unit Using Humidification-Dehumidification (HDH) Method by Solar and Auxiliary Energy Sources, 2016- 2017
  •  Design and Construction of a Small-Scale Archimedes Wave Swing (AWS) Wave Converter (Funded by Provincial Government) 2014-2016
  •  Construction of a Solar Water Cooler (Educational demonstration for Science and Technology Park) 2016
  •  Design and Construction of a Solar Absorption Chiller Pilot (A grant by National Elites Foundation) 2013-2015




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Selectes Conference Papaers

N. Salmani, R. Fatehi, R. Azin, Effect of Vertical Flow in Prediction of Single-Layer Gas-Condensate Reservoir Production, 3rd Iranian Conference on Heat and Mass Transfer-ICHMT2017 22-23 November, 2017, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Iran.

M.R. Hashemi, M.T. Manzari, R. Fatehi, Non-linear viscoelastic behaviour of a suspension of magnetized solid particles under large amplitude oscillatory shear test: A direct numerical simulation, 11th Annual European Rheology Conference, April 3 – 6, 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark.

R Fatehi, M. Yildiz, MS. Shadloo, Augmented Lagrangian SPH Method for Incompressible Flows, 11th international SPHERIC workshop, Munich, Germany, June, 14-16 2016.

M.R. Hashemi, R. Fatehi, M.T. Manzari, Simulating Fluid-Solid Interaction Problems using an Immersed Boundary-SPH Method, II International Conference on Particle-based Methods - Fundamentals and Applications (PARTICLES 2011), Barcelona, 2011.

M Haddad, R Fatehi, MT Manzari, Numerical Modelling of Wax Deposition Using SPH, 7th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, July 2010, Antalya, Turkey.

A‎. ‎Roustaei, R‎. ‎Fatehi, ‎M.A‎. ‎Fayazbakhsh, M.T‎. ‎Manzari, A Parallel SPH Method for 3D Incompressible Multiphase Flow Problems, International Conference on Particle-Based Methods (PARTICLES 20090, Barcelona, 2009.

M. Abedi, S. Farnoush, R. Fatehi, M.A. Fayazbakhsh, H. Naderan, M .T. Manzari, GiD Pre/Post Processing System As An Interface For Parallel Reservoir Simulator (PARSI), 4th Conference on Advances and Applications of GiD, May 2008, Ibiza, Spain.

R. Fatehi, M.H. Saidi, A Multiphase-Multicomponent Thermodynamic Approach to Cloud Nucleation Analysis, 14th International Conference on Thermal Engineering and Thermometry (THERMO), Budapest, Hungary, 2005.


Selected Journal Papaers

Hashemi, M. R., Manzari, M. T., & Fatehi, R. (2018). Direct numerical simulation of magnetic particles suspended in a Newtonian fluid exhibiting finite inertia under SAOS. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 256, 8-22.

Jalili, M. M., Motavasselolhagh, M., Fatehi, R., & Sefid, M. (2017). Investigation of sloshing effects on dynamic response of an articulated vehicle carrying liquids. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 0954407017729095.

Hashemi, M. R., Manzari, M. T., & Fatehi, R. (2017). Non-linear stress response of non-gap-spanning magnetic chains suspended in a Newtonian fluid under oscillatory shear test: A direct numerical simulation. Physics of Fluids, 29(10), 107106.

 Lak, A., Azin, R., Osfouri, S., & Fatehi, R. (2017). Modeling Critical Flow through Choke for a Gas-condensate Reservoir Based on Drill Stem Test Data. Iranian Journal of Oil & Gas Science and Technology, 6(3), 29-40.

Shamsoddini, Rahim, Mohammad Sefid, and Rouhollah Fatehi. (2016) "Incompressible SPH modeling and analysis of non-Newtonian power-law fluids, mixing in a microchannel with an oscillating stirrer." Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology 30, no. 1: 307-316.

Hashemi, M. R., M. T. Manzari, and R. Fatehi. (2016) "Evaluation of a pressure splitting formulation for Weakly Compressible SPH: Fluid flow around periodic array of cylinders." Computers & Mathematics with Applications 71 (3), 758-778.

Hashemi MR, Manzari MT, Fatehi R. (2016) A SPH solver for simulating paramagnetic solid fluid interaction in the presence of an external magnetic field. Applied Mathematical Modelling 40 (7), 4341-4369.

Mamouri SJ, Fatehi R, Manzari MT. (2016) A consistent incompressible SPH method for internal flows with fixed and moving boundaries. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 81 (10), 589-610.

Raad, S. M. J., Fatehi, R., Azin, R., Osfouri, S., & Bahadori, A. (2015). Linear perturbation analysis of density change caused by dissolution of carbon dioxide in saline aqueous phase. Journal of Molecular Liquids209, 539-548.

R Azin, M. Asgari, S Osfouri, R. Fatehi, Najmeh Mehrabi  Geological Identification and Storage Capacity of Suitable Formation for CO2 Disposal in Eastern Zagros (Fars area), Iran, Environmental Studies of Persian Gulf, 2015, 1, 45-55.

Y Gholami, R Azin, R Fatehi, S Osfouri, A Bahadori, Prediction of carbon dioxide dissolution in bulk water under isothermal pressure decay at different boundary conditions, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2015, 202, 23-33.

R Shamsoddini, M Sefid, R Fatehi, Lagrangian simulation and analysis of the micromixing phenomena in a cylindrical paddle mixer using a modified weakly compressible smoothed particle hydrodynamics method, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2015, 10(1), 112–124.

Sefid, M., Fatehi, R., & Shamsoddini, R. A modified Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics scheme to model the stationary and moving boundary problems for Newtonian fluid flows. Journal of Fluids Engineering, 2014, 137(3), 031201.

Mosharaf Dehkordi, M., Manzari, M. T., Ghafouri, H., & Fatehi, R. A general finite volume based numerical algorithm for hydrocarbon reservoir simulation using black-oil model. International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, 2014, 24(8), 1831-1863.

Shamsoddini, R., Sefid, M., & Fatehi, R. ISPH Modelling and Analysis of Fluid Mixing in a Microchannel with an Oscillating or a Rotating Stirrer. Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, 2014, 8(2), 289-298.

M. Mallaki, R. Fatehi, Design of a Biomass Power Plant for Burning Date Palm Waste to Cogenerate Electricity and Distilled Water, Renewable Energy, 2014, 63, 286-291.

Fatehi, R., Shadloo, M. S., & Manzari, M. T. (2013). Numerical investigation of two-phase secondary Kelvin–Helmholtz instability. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 2014, 228(11), 1913-1924.

R. Azin, S. M. Jafari Raad, S. Osfouri, R. Fatehi. Onset of instability in CO2 sequestration into saline aquifer: scaling relationship and the effect of perturbed boundary, Heat and Mass Transfer 2013, 1-10.

M.R. Hashemi, R. Fatehi, M.T. Manzari, A Modified SPH method for Simulating Motion of Rigid Bodies in Newtonian Fluid Flows, Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 2012, 47(6), 626-638.

M.R. Hashemi, R. Fatehi, M.T. Manzari, SPH simulation of interacting solid bodies suspended in a shear flow of an Oldroyd-B fluid, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 2011, 166, 1239–1252.

R. Fatehi, M.T. Manzari, A consistent and fast weakly compressible smoothed particle hydrodynamics with a new wall boundary condition, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 68(7) , 2012, 905-921.

R. Fatehi, M.T. Manzari, Error Estimation in Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics and a New Scheme for Second Derivatives,Computers and Mathematics with Applications , V. 61, 2011, pp482-498.

R. Fatehi, M.T. Manzari, A remedy for numerical oscillations in weakly compressible smoothed particle hydrodynamics, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 67(9), 2011, pp. 1100-1114.

R Fatehi, MT Manzari, SK Hannani, A finite-volume ELLAM for non-linear flux convection–diffusion problems, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, V. 44, Issue 2, 2009, pp. 130-137.



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