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Rouhollah Fatehi

Rouhollah Fatehi

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering


Contact Details:

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

Faculty of  Engineering,

Persian Gulf University,

Bushehr 7516913817


E-mail: fatehi{at}pgu.ac.ir

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



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


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


[2005- 2010]  Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN.



• Silver medal of 11th national physics Olympiad for students 1998, by Y.S.C.

• Best grade in 2003 mechanical engineering graduates in Thermo-Fluid division, by Sharif University.

• First position in Public Universitys' Masters Entrace Exam in Mechanical Engineering 2003, by E.M.O.

• 3rd position in the 8th Scientific Olympiad of Public Universitys' students in Mechanical Engineering 

2003, by E.M.O.

• Facilities of Iran's National Elites Foundation 2009 to 2011.

• Research grant for young assistant professors in 2013 by Iran's National Elites Foundation.


Areas of Research Interest:    

•              Computational Fluid Dynamics

•              Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH)

•              Renewable Energy.

•              Energy Saving and Conversion

•              Reservoir Simulation


Courses Taught:            

Undergraduate courses:

•              Fluid Mechanics I

•              Heat Transfer I

•              Heat Transfer II

•              Refrigeration Systems Design

•              Numerical Computations

•              Intro. to Computational Fluid Dynamics


Postgraduate Courses:

•              Advanced Numerical Computations

•              Reservoir Simulation

•              Meshless Methods



For a full list of my publications, please visit my page on Google Scholar at 



Selected Conference Papers:

•              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.

•              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.

•              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 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.

•              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.


Selected Journal Papers:

•              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.

•              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, 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 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.

•              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.

•              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.

•              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.

•              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.

•              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.

•              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.

•              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.

•              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.

•              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.

•              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.

•              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 Liquids, 209, 539-548.

•              Mamouri SJ, Fatehi R, Manzari MT. A consistent incompressible SPH method for internal flows with fixed and moving boundaries. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids. 2015 Jan 1.

•              Hashemi MR, Manzari MT, Fatehi R. A SPH solver for simulating paramagnetic solid fluid interaction in the presence of an external magnetic field. Applied Mathematical Modelling. 2015 Dec 1.

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

•              Shamsoddini, Rahim, Mohammad Sefid, and Rouhollah Fatehi. "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 (2016): 307-316.



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