**Dr. Seyed Gholamreza Etemad C.V**

**Biography**:

Seyed Gholamreza Etemad is a professor of chemical engineering department at Isfahan University of Technology (IUT-Iran) and part-time professor of University of Ottawa. He is also a co-founder and a member of Center of Excellence of Nanotechnology in Environment at IUT (Iran).Professor Etemad received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in chemical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnique, Iran). He obtained his PhD from McGill University (Canada) in 1995.

He has served as the chair of the 1^{st} Nanotechnology and Environment Conference in 2007 and the chair of Nanotechnology Workshops in 2009 held at IUT. He acted as the head of the scientific committee for the 1^{st} International Conference on Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications in 2010 (University of Ottawa-Canada). Currently, he is an active member of the scientific and organizing committees of ICNFA 2011. He teaches transport phenomena related courses, renewable energy, and nonotechnology at IUT and university of Ottawa.

Chemical Engineering Department

161 Louis Pasteur St., Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5 Canada

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**- Personal Information:**

Year of Birth: 1956

**Education:**

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering Dept., McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1995 Thesis Title: Non-Newtonian Flow and Heat Transfer through Non-Circular Channels

M.Sc. Chemical Engineering Dept., Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, 1986 Thesis Title: Reduction of Zinc Oxide Using Petroleum Products

B.Sc. Chemical Engineering Dept., Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, 1980

**Work Experiences:**

Chemical Engineering Department, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, 1986-present

Part Time Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, University of Ottawa, 2010-2011.

Visiting Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, University of Ottawa, 2001-2002, 2008-2009.

Process Engineer, Tehran Refinery, Tehran, Iran, 1982-1986

Process Engineer, Shahriar Power Plant, Karaj, Iran, 1981-1982

**Administrative Positions: **

Member of Scientific and Organizing Committees, 2nd International Conference on nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications, Ottawa, Canada, July. 2011.

Member of Scientific Committee, International Conference on Environmental Pollutions and Remediations, Otawa, Canada, Aug. 2011.

Head of Scientific Committee, International Conference on nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications, Ottawa, Canada, Aug. 2010.

Chairman of Nanotechnology Workshops, Isfahan, Iran, May 2008.

Head of the Center of Excellence of Nanotechnology in Environments, 2007-2008.

Head of Energy Management and Optimization –Transport Phenomena (Research Group), Isfahan University of Technology. 2000-Present

Chairman of the 1st Nanotechnology in Environments Conference, Isfahan, Iran, Feb. 2007.

Head of Chemical Industries Committee, Isfahan Science and Technology Town, 2002-2006.

Research vice-chairman of Chemical Eng. Dept., Isfahan Univ. of Tech, 2003-2004.

Chairman of Chemical Eng. Dept., Isfahan Univ. of Tech., 1998-2001.

Educational vice-chairman of Chemical Eng. Dept., Isfahan Univ. of Tech., 1996-1997, 1987-1989.

**Membership in Professional Societies:**

Member of Iranian Society of Chemical Engineering

Member and Head of the Energy Management and Optimization-Transport Phenomena (Research Group), Chemical Engineering Department, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan Iran

Member of Center of Excellence of Nanotechnology in Environments, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan Iran

Member of Iranian Society of nanotechnology

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Iranian Journal of Chemical Eng. (IJChE)

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (IJCCE)

Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Esteghlal-Journal of Engineering , Isfahan University of Technology (2004-2008)

**Areas of Research:**

Enhanced Heat Transfer

Nanofluids – Flow and Heat Transfer Characteristics

Renewable Energies

Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer (Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids) in Complex Geometries

Computational Modeling of Flow and Heat Transfer

**Teaching Experiences**

Introduction to Nanotechnology

Renewable Energy (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Heat Transfer

Convection Heat Transfer (Graduate Course)

Advanced Heat Transfer (Graduate Course)

Transport Phenomena

Fluid Mechanics (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Rheology (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Plant Design and Economics

Applied Mathematics for Chemical Engineering

Industrial water Treatment

Introduction to Petroleum Engineering

**Reaserch**

– Enhanced Heat Transfer

– Nanofluids – Flow and Heat Transfer Characteristics

– Renewable Energies

– Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer (Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids) in Complex Geometries

– Computational Modeling of Flow and Heat Transfer

**Publications**

**Refereed Journal Papers:**

Hojjat, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, Thibault, J. ” Thermal Conductivity of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids: Experimental Data and Modelling Using Neural Network”, *International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, *v. 54, pp. 1017-1023, 2010.

Hojjat, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, Thibault, J. ” Pressure Drop of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids Flowing through a Horizontal Circular Tube”, *Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering*, Submitted for publication.

Nasiri, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, R. “Experimental Investigation of Turbulent Convective HeatTransfer of Nanofluids through a Square Channel”, *Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering,* Submitted for publication.

Hojjat, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, Thibault, J. ” Rheological Characteristics of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids: Experimental Investigation”, *International Communication Heat Mass Transfer*, Accepted for publication.

Hojjat, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, Thibault, J. ” Turbulent forced convection heat transfer of non-Newtonian nanofluids”, *Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science*, Submitted for publication.

Hojjat, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, Thibault, J. ” Convective Heat Transfer of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids through a Uniformly Heated Circular Tube”, *International Journal of Thermal Sciences*, Submitted for publication.

Hojjat, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, ” Laminar Heat Transfer of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids In a Circular Tube*“, Korean J. Chem. Eng*, v. 27, pp. 1391-1396, 2010.

Mosavian, M, T, H., Zeinali Heris, S., Etemad, S. Gh., Nasr Esfahany, M. ” Heat Transfer Enhancement by Application of Nano-Powder”, *J Nanopart Res*, v.12, pp. 2611-2619, 2010.

Haelssig, J. B., Tremblay , A. Y., Thibault, J., Etemad, S. Gh.” Direct Numerical Simulation of Interphase Heat and Mass Transfer in Multicomponent Vapour-Liquid Flows”, *International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,* v. 53, pp. 3947-3960, 2010.

Haelssig, Etemad, S. Gh., J. B., Tremblay , A. Y., Thibault, J., ” Parametric Study For Counter-Current Vapour–Liquid Free-Surface Flow In A Narrow Channel”, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Accepted for publication.

Thibault J., Etemad, S. Gh., Mehrani, P. ” Hidden Treasures in Some Simple Engineering Problems”, *Education for Chemical Engineers,* v. 5, pp. e40-e44, 2010.

Borhani, S., Etemad, S. Gh., Hosseini, S.A. ” Dynamic Heat and Moisture Transfer in Bulky PAN Nanofiber Mats “, *Journal of Heat and Mass transfer,* Submitted for publication.

Farajollahi, B., Etemad, S. Gh., Hojat, M. ” Heat Transfer of Nanofuids in a Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger”, *International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,* v. 53, pp. 12-17, 2010.

Soltani, S., Etemad, S. Gh., Thibault, J. ” Pool boiling heat transfer performance of Newtonian nanofluids”, *Heat and Mass Transfer,* v.45, pp. 1555-1560, 2009.

Soltani, S., Etemad, S. Gh., Thibault, J. ” Investigation of Pool Boiling of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids”, *International Comm. Heat and Mass Transfer,* v. 37, pp. 29-33, 2010.

Ahmari, H., Etemad, S. Gh. ” Electrorheological Response of SnO2 and Y2O3 Nanoparticles in Silicon Oil”, *Rheological Acta,* v.48, pp. 217-220, 2009.

Shakori, A., Etemad, S. Gh., and Tavakolli, T. “Application of Nanotechnology in Production and Optimization of Solar Cells”, *Iranian Chemical Engineering* *Journal,* v.7, no. 36, pp. 34-41, 2008.

Zeinali Heris, S., Etemad, S. Gh., Nasr Esfahany, M. ” Convective Heat Transfer of a Cu/Water Nanofluid Flowing through a Circular Tube “, *Experimental Heat Transfer,* v.22, no. 4, pp. 217-227, 2009.

Etemad, S. Gh., Farajollahi, B., Hajipour, M., Thibault, J. ” Turbulent Convective Heat Transfer of Suspensions of γ-Al2O3 and CuO Nanoparticles (Nanofluids)”, *Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer,* Accepted for publication.

Mahjoob, H.R., Etemad, S. Gh., Thibault, J. ” Numerical Study of Non-Newtonian Flow through Rectangular Microchannels”, *Iranian Journal of Chemical Engineering,* v.6, pp. 44-61, 2009.

Borhani, S., Hosseini, S.A., Etemad, S. Gh., and Militky, J., “Structural Characteristics and Selected Properties of PAN Nanofiber Mats”, *Journal of Applied Polymer Science,* v.108, pp. 2994-3000, 2008.

Borhani, S., Hosseini, S.A., and Etemad, S. Gh., “Evaluation of Surface Roughness of PAN Nanoweb”, *Iranian Journal of Polymer Science and Technology,* v.21, pp. 59-67, 2008.

Zeinali Heris, S., Nasr Esfahany, M., and Etemad, S. Gh., “Numerical Investigation of Nanofluid Laminar Convective Heat Transfer through a Circular Tube”, *Numerical Heat Transfer* *Part A, *v.52, pp. 1043-1058, 2007.

Barkhordari, M., and Etemad, S. Gh., “Numerical study of slip flow heat transfer of non-Newtonian fluids in circular microchannels”, *Int. J. Heat and Fluid Flow, *v.28, pp. 1027-1033, 2007.

Zeinali Heris, S., Nasr Esfahany, M., and Etemad, S. Gh., ” Experimental Investigation of Convective Heat Transfer of Al2O3/Water nanofluid in Circular Tube”, *Int. J. Heat and Fluid Flow, *v.28, pp. 203-210, 2007.

Zeinali Heris, S., Nasr Esfahany, M., and Etemad, S. Gh., ” Investigation of CuO/Water Nanofluid Laminar Convective Heat Transfer through a Circular Tube”, *J. of Enhanced Heat Transfer, *v.13, pp. 279-289, 2006.

Moradi, M., Etemad, S. Gh., and Moheb A.,” Laminar Flow Heat Transfer of a Pseudoplastic Fluid through a Double Pipe Heat exchanger”, *Iranian Journal of Chemical Engineering*, v.3, pp. 13-19, 2006.

Ramandi, M. Y., Etemad, S. Gh., and Alavi, S. M., ” Overview of Multiphase Systems and Models for Computational Fluid Dynamics”, *Iranian Chemical Engineering Journal, *v.5, No. 22, pp. 44-52, 2006*.*

Hashemabadi, S.H., Etemad, S. Gh.,” Effect of Rounded Corners on the Secondary Flows of Viscoelastic Fluid through Non-Circular Ducts”, Technical Note, *Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, *v.49, pp. 1986-1990, 2006.

Zeinali Heris, S., Etemad, S. Gh., and Nasr Esfahany, M., ” Experimental Investigation of Oxide Nanofluids Laminar Flow Convective Heat Transfer”, *International Communication Heat Mass Transfer, *v.33, pp. 529-535, 2006.

Zeinali Heris, S., Nasr Esfahany, M., and Etemad, S. Gh.” Investigation about the Capability of Nanofluids as New Media for Heat Transfer”, *Iranian Chemical Engineering Journal, *v.4, pp. 11-22, 2005.

Etemad, S. Gh., Bagheri, R., and Zeinali Heris, S., ” Theoretical and Experimental Study of Falling-Cylinder Rheometer”, *Iranian Journal of Chemical Engineering, *v.1, pp. 19-27, 2005.

Moshkelani, M., Etemad, S. Gh., and Moheb, A., “Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Blood Flow Simulation after Arterial Stenosis- Steady State and Pulsatile Approaches”, *Iranian Journal of Chemical Engineering, *v.1, pp. 45-53, 2005.

Hashemabadi, S.H., Etemad, S.Gh., Thibault, J. ” Analytical Solution of Viscoleastic Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer through Annulus “, *Heat Transfer Engineering Journal, *v.26, pp. 45-49, 2005*.*

Etemad, S.Gh.”Turbulent Flow Friction Loss Coefficients of Fittings for Purely Viscous Non-Newtonian Fluids”, *International Communication Heat Mass Transfer, *v.31, pp. 763-771, 2004.

Hashemabadi, S.H., Etemad, S.Gh., Golkar Naranji, M.R., Thibault, J. ” Forced Convection Heat Transfer of Couette-Poiseulle Flow of Nonlinear Viscoelastic Fluids between Parallel Plates”,* Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, *v.47, pp. 3985-3991, 2004*.*

Etemad, S.Gh., Thibault, J., and Hashemabadi, S.H. “Calculation the Pitot Tube Correction Factor for Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids”,* ISA Transactions,*v.42, pp. 505-512, 2003.*.*

Hashemabadi, S.H., Etemad, S.Gh., Golkar Naranji, M.R., Thibault, J. “Laminar Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluid in Right Triangular Ducts”, *International Communication Heat Mass Transfer, *v.30, no.2, pp.53-60, 2003.

Hashemabadi, S.H., Etemad, S.Gh., Golkar Naranji, M.R., Thibault, J. “Matematical Modeling of Laminar Forced Convection of Simplified Phan-Thien-Tanner (SPTT) Fluid between Moving Parallel Plates”, *International Communication Heat Mass Transfer,* v.30, no.1, pp.197-205, 2003.

Hashemabadi, S.H., Etemad, S.Gh., Thibault, J., and Golkar Naranji, M.R. ” Analytical Solution for Dynamic Pressurization of Viscoelastic Fluids”,* Int. J. of Heat and Fluid Flow*, v.24, pp.137-144, 2003.

Etemad, S.Gh. and Gholamhosseini, F. “Evaluation of Time Dependency of Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Solutions”,* Iranian Polymer Journal, *v.11, no.6, pp.379-385, 2002*.*

Etemad, S.Gh.,Etesami, N, Bagheri,R., and Thibault, J. “Drying of Latex Films of Poly(Vinyl Acetate)”, *Drying Technology, *v.20, pp.1843-1854, 2002.

Etemad, S.Gh., and Sanati, S. “The Effect of geometric Configuration on Hydrodynamic Characteristics through Wavy Cross-Sectional Channels”* Scientia Iranica*, v.9, pp.1-5, Jan. 2002.

Etemad, S.Gh., and Sadeghi, M. “Non-Newtonian Pressure Drop and Critical Reynolds Number through Rectangular Duct” *Int. Comm. Heat and Mass Transfer*, v.28, pp.555-563, 2001.

Etemad, S.Gh., and Khosravi, Y. “The Novel Method for Solving the Single Phase Liquid Transport Networks”, *Iranian J.* *of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, *v.1, pp. 23-29, 2001.

Etemad, S.Gh., and Bakhtiari, F. “Selection of Suitable Geometry in Compact Heat Exchanger Design”,* Esteghlal: Journal of Engineering,* v.2, pp. 61-77, 2000.

Etemad, S.Gh., Bakhtiari, F. “General Equations for Fully Developed Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Characteristics in Complex Geometries” *Int. Comm. Heat and Mass Transfer*, v.26, pp.229-239, Feb. 1999.

Etemad, S.Gh., “Design and Construction of Capillary Rheometer” *Iranian Polymer Journal,* v. 7, no.2, pp. 73-78, 1998.

Etemad, S.Gh., Jahanlou, Sh. “The Effect of Viscous Dissipation on Heat Transfer of a Non-Newtonian Fluid through Parallel Plates” *J.of Iranian Mechanical Engineering, *v.1, pp. 9-18, 1998.

Etemad, S.Gh., “Forced Convection Heat Transfer of a Non-Newtonian Fluids through Circular Ducts,”* Esteghlal: Journal of Engineering,* v.1, pp. 1-12, 1998.

Etemad, S.Gh., “Three Dimensional Laminar Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in the Entrance Region of a Cross-Shaped Duct*“, Int. Comm. Heat and Mass Transfer*, v. 24, no. 7, p. 965-976, 1997.

Etemad, S.Gh., Mujumdar A.S. and Nassef, R. “Viscous Non-Newtonian Forced Convection Heat Transfer in Semi-Circular and Equilateral Triangular Ducts: An Experimental Study”, *Int. Comm. Heat and Mass Transfer,* v. 24, no. 5, pp. 609-620, 1997.

Etemad, S.Gh., Mujumdar, A.S. and Nassef, R. “Simultaneously Developing Flow and Convection Heat Transfer in Semi-Circular and Equilateral Triangular Duct”, *Appl. Math. Modelling*, v.20, pp. 898-908, 1996.

Etemad, S.Gh., Mujumdar, A.S. “Effects of Variable Viscosity and Viscous Dissipation on Laminar Convection Heat Transfer of a Power Law Fluid in the Entrance Region of a Semi-Circular Duct*“, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer*, v. 38, No. 2, pp. 2225-2238, 1995.

Etemad, S.Gh., Mujumdar, A.S. “The Effect of Aspect Ratio and Rounded Corners on the Laminar Forced Convection Heat Transfer of a Non-Newtonian Fluid in the Entrance Region of a Rectangular Duct”, *Int. comm. Heat and Mass Transfer,* v. 21, no. 2, pp. 283-296, 1994.

Etemad, S.Gh., Mujumdar, A.S. and Huang, B. “Viscous Dissipation Effects in Entrance Region Heat Transfer for a Power Law Fluid Flowing Between Parallel Plates”, *Int. J. Heat and Fluid Flow,* v. 15, no. 2, pp. 122-132, 1994.

**Conference Papers:**

1. Moradi, M., Moheb, A., Etemad, S.Gh. “Fast Adsorption of Cu(II) Ions from Water by Magnetic Polyvinyl Alcohol Nanoparticles”, *ICNFA 2010*, pp. 595/1–595/5, Aug. 2010.

2. Khadangi, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, R., Thibault, J.“Free Convection Heat Transfer of Nanofluids under Constant Wall Temperature Condition”, *ICNFA 2010*, pp. 499/1–499/8, Aug. 2010.

3. Moradi, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Moheb, A. “Synthesis of Magnetic Polyvinyl Alcohol Nanoparticles for Fast Adsorption of Pb(II) Ions from Water”, *ICNFA 2010*, pp. 587/1–587/7, Aug. 2010.

4. Hojjat, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, R., Thibault, J.“ Pressure Drop of non-Newtonian Nanofluids Flowing through a Horizontal Circular Tube”, *ICNFA 2010*, pp. 594/1–594/8, Aug. 2010.

5. Etemad, S.Gh., Hojjat, M., Thibault, J., Haelssig, J.B.“ Heat Transfer of Nanofluids through a Square Channel: A Numerical Study”, *ICNFA 2010*, pp. 505/1–505/15, Aug. 2010

6. Khanmohammadi, S., Etemad, S.Gh. “ Measurements of Thermal Properties of Suspensions of Nanoparticles in Engine Oil”, *NSTI-Nanotech*, pp. 74-77, May 2009.

7. Hojjat, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri1, R., Thibault, J. ” The Thermal Conductivity of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids”, *Proceeding of 8 ^{th} World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Canada, Aug..* 2009.

8. Farajollahi, B., Etemad, S.Gh.” Heat Transfer of Nanofluids in a Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger “, *Proceeding of 8 ^{th} World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Canada, Aug..* 2009.

9. Thibault, J., Etemad, S.Gh.” Hidden Treasures in Some Simple Engineering Problems”, *Proceeding of 8 ^{th} World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Canada, Aug.* 2009.

10.Gliah, O., KruczeK, B., Etemad, S.Gh., Thibault, J.” The Effective Sky Temperature: An Enigmatic Concept”, *Proceeding of 8 ^{th} World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Canada, Aug.* 2009.

11.Haelssig, J.B., Etemad, S.Gh., Tremblay, A.Y., Thibault, J.” Parametric Study for Vapour-Liquid Flow in a Narrow Channel”, *Proceeding of 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Canada, Aug.* 2009.

12.Farajollahi, B., Etemad, S.Gh.” Convective Heat Transfer of TiO2/water Nanofuids in a Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger “, *Proceeding of the 6 ^{th} International Chemical Engineering,Congress and Exhibition, Kish, Iran, Nov.* 2009.

13.Farajollahi, B., Etemad, S.Gh.” Pressure Drop of Nanofluid through a Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger”, *Proceeding of the 6 ^{th} International Chemical Engineering,Congress and Exhibition, Kish, Iran, Nov.* 2009.

14.Farajollahi, B., Etemad, S.Gh.” Review on Forced Convective Heat Transfer of Nanofluids”, *Proceeding of the 6 ^{th} International Chemical Engineering,Congress and Exhibition, Kish, Iran, Nov.* 2009.

15.Hojjat, M., Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri1, R., Thibault, J. ” Rheological Behavior of Non-Newtonian nanofluids”, ^{th} International Chemical Engineering,Congress and Exhibition, Kish, Iran, Nov.

16.Farajollahi, B. and Etemad, S. Gh. “ The Improvement of Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Performance Using Nanofluids”, *Proceeding of 5 ^{rd} Iranian Student Conference on Nanotechnology, Tehran, Iran, May.* 2009

17.Soltani, S., and Etemad, S.Gh., and J. Thibault ” Boiling of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids”, *Proceeding of 58 ^{th} Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Ottawa, Canada, Oct.* 2008.

18.Safari, Sh., Etemad, S.Gh., and J. Thibault ” Heat Transfer of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids through Double Pipe Heat Exchangers “, *Proceeding of 58 ^{th} Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Ottawa, Canada, Oct.* 2008.

19.Soltani, S., and Etemad, S.Gh., ” Investigation of Pool Boiling of Newtonian Nanofluids”, *Proceeding of 3 ^{rd} Iranian Student Conference on Nanotechnology, Shiraz, Iran, Feb.* 2008.

20.Safari, Sh., and Etemad, S.Gh., ” Investigation of Heat Transfer Behavior of Nanofluid through Double Pipe Heat Exchangers”, *Proceeding of 3 ^{rd} Iranian Student Conference on Nanotechnology, Shiraz, Iran, Feb.* 2008.

21.Ahmari, H., and Etemad, S.Gh., ” Electrorheological Behavior of CuO and Al2O3 Nanofluids through Silicon Oil”, *Proceeding of 3 ^{rd} Iranian Student Conference on Nanotechnology, Shiraz, Iran, Feb.* 2008.

22.Nasrollahi, F., and Etemad, S.Gh., ” Numerical Simulation of Laminar Flow through Converging Plates”, *Proceeding of 5 ^{th} International Chemical Engineering Congress & Exhibition, Kish Island, Iran, *Jan. 2008.

23.Safari, Sh., and Etemad, S.Gh., ” Turbulent Convective Heat Tranfer of Al2O3 Nanofluid through Double Pipe Heat Exchanger”, *Proceeding of 5 ^{th} International Chemical Engineering Congress & Exhibition, Kish Island, Iran, *Jan. 2008.

24.Borhani, S., Hosseini, S.A., Etemad, S.Gh., Morshed, M., Militky, J., ” Characterization of Pan Nanofiber Mats”, *Proceeding of 1 ^{st} International Conference Intelligent Textiles and Mass Customisation ITMC’2007*, Casablanka, Morocco, Nov. 2007.

25.Borhani, S., Hosseini, S.A., Etemad, S. Gh., and Morshed, M., ” Investigation of Surface Properties of PAN Nanofiber Mats”, *Proceeding of 6 ^{st} National Conference of Textile Engineering, Isfahan, Iran, *May 2007

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26.Borhani, S., Hosseini, S.A., Morshed, M., Almassi, S., Salehi, A., and Etemad, S. Gh., ” Evaluation of Optimal Performance of Activated Carbon Filter Media Coated with PAN Nanofibers”, *Proceeding of International Fiber Conference, Korea, *pp. 91-92, May 2007*.*

27.Nazeri, K., Etemad, S. Gh., and Hojat, M., ” Investigation about Heat Capacities of Nanofluids”, *Proceeding of 1 ^{st} Nanotechnology in Environments Conference, Isfahan, Iran, *Feb. 2007

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28.Ahmari, H., and Etemad, S. Gh., ” Stability of Nanofluids”, *Proceeding of 1 ^{st} Nanotechnology in Environments Conference, Isfahan, Iran, *Feb. 2007

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29.Nasiri, M., and Etemad, S. Gh., ” Investigation about Thermal Conductivity Models of Nanofluids”, *Proceeding of 1 ^{st} Nanotechnology in Environments Conference, Isfahan, Iran, *Feb. 2007

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30.Emadi, A., and Etemad, S.Gh., ” Laminar Natural Convection from Heated Vertical Plate”, *Proceeding of 11 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Tehran, Iran, *Nov. 2006.

31.Etemad, S. A., and Etemad, S. Gh., ” Electrical Analogies for Linear Viscoelastic Models”, *Proceeding of 11th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,* pp. 154-159, May 2006.

32.Ramandi, M.Y., and Etemad, S.Gh., ” Unsteady Analysis of Flow Characteristics in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds”, *Proceeding of 11th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,* pp. 456-462, May 2006.

33.Ramandi, M.Y., and Etemad, S.Gh., ” Numerical Investigation of Transient Heat Transfer in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds”, *Proceeding of 11th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,* pp. 402-407, May 2006.

34.Etemad, S.Gh.,” Nanotechnology: Environmental and Energy Applications”, *Keynote Speaking at 10 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Zahedan, Iran, *Nov. 2005.

35.Zeinali Heris, S., Etemad, S. Gh., and Nasr Esfahany, M.,” Experimental Investigation of Metal Oxide Nanofluid Convection Heat Transfer “, *Proceeding of 4 ^{th} International Nanotecnology Symposium, Dresden, Germany, *pp. 181-184, Nov. 2005.

36.Zeinali Heris, S., Nasr Esfahany, M., and Etemad, S. Gh.,” Nanofluid Laminar Convection Heat Transfer”, *Proceeding of 4 ^{th} International Nanotecnology Symposium, Dresden, Germany, *pp. 177-180, Nov. 2005.

37.Ramandi, M.Y., Etemad, S.Gh., Roodpeyme, S., ” Unsteady Analysis of Flow Characteristics in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds”, *Proceeding of 10 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Zahedan, Iran, *pp. 409-421, Nov. 2005.

38.Ramandi, M.Y., Etemad, S.Gh., Roodpeyme, S., ” Numerical Investigation of Transient Heat Transfer in Gas-Slid Fluidized Beds”, *Proceeding of 10 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Zahedan, Iran, *pp. 422-437, Nov. 2005.

39.Golshirazi, A.H., Etemad, S.Gh.,” Steady State Blood Flow Simulation in a Curved Artery with Stenosis”, *Proceeding of 10 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Zahedan, Iran, *pp. 7188-7199, Nov. 2005.

40.Zeinali Heris, S., Etemad, S. Gh., and Nasr Esfahany, M.,” Laminar Forced Convection Heat Transfer of Nanofluids through Tube with Constant Wall Temperature Boundary Conditions”, *Proceeding of 10 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Zahedan, Iran, *pp. 902-917, Nov. 2005.

41.Barkhordari, M., Etemad, S.Gh. ” Numerical Study of Non-Newtonian Flow and Heat Transfer in Circular Microchannels”, *Proceeding of 4 ^{th} International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, Paris, France, *May 2005.

42.JosePiri, Y., Etemad, S.Gh., Shirani, E. ” Numerical Study of Heat Transfer in Multiple Jet Impingements”, *Proceeding of 4 ^{th} International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, Paris, France, *May 2005.

43.Khosravi, M.R., Etemad, S.Gh. ” Analytical Solution of Hydrodynamic Boundary Layer for Non-Newtonian Fluids”, *Proceeding of International Mechanical Engineering Conference, Kuwait, *Dec. 2004.

44.JosePiri, Y., Etemad, S.Gh., Shirani, E. ” Investigation about Air Flow over Conveyer Dryer”, *Proceeding of 9 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Tehran, Iran, *Nov. 2004.

45.Barkhordari, M., Etemad, S.Gh. ” Numerical Study of Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow through Microchannels”, *Proceeding of 9 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Tehran, Iran, *Nov. 2004.

46.Etemad, S.Gh.” Entrance Region Flows of Non-Newtonian Fluids with Temperature Dependent Viscosity through Various Cross Sectional Ducts”, *Proceeding of 10th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, Peradenia, Sri Lanka,* May 2004.

47.Hashemabadi, S.H., and Etemad, S.Gh. ” The Effect of Rounded Corners on the Secondary Flows of Viscoelastic Fluid in Non-Circular Duct”, *Proceeding of 8 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Mashhad, Iran*, Oct. 2003.

48.Alibouri, M., and Etemad, S.Gh. ” The Design and Simulation of Boiler” *Proceeding of 8 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Mashhad, Iran, *Oct. 2003.

49.Pahlavani, L., Moheb, A., Etemad, S.Gh., ” Ion Removing from Water with Simultaneous Use of Electrodialysis and Ion Exchange Processes”, *Proceeding of 8 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Mashhad, Iran*, Oct.2003.

50.Moheb, A., Etemad, S.Gh., and Pahlavani, L. ” The Comparison of the Performance of Electrodialysis and Electrodeionization in the Removal of Metallic Ions”, *Proceeding of 1 ^{st} Workshop on Desalination Technology and Its Impact on the Coastal Environment, Dubai, UAE, *Dec. 2003

51.Pahlavani, L., Moheb, A., Etemad, S.Gh., ” Electrodeionization: Simultaneous Use of Electrodialysis and Ion Exchange Processes”, *Proceeding of 1 ^{st} Workshop on Desalination Technology and Its Impact on the Coastal Environment, Dubai, UAE, *Dec. 2003

52.Asadi Nejad, A., Bagheri, R., and Etemad, S.Gh. ” Study of Rheological Behavior of Poly(ethylene glycol) Solutions in Aqueous Media”, *Proceeding of 7 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Tehran, Iran,* v.6, pp. 303-309, Oct. 2002.

53.Moshkelani, M., Moheb, A., and Etemad, S.Gh. ” Numerical Blood Flow Simulation through Arterial Stenosis”, *Proceeding of 7 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Tehran, Iran,* v.4, pp. 126-132, Oct. 2002.

54.Moshkelani, M., Etemad, S.Gh., and Moheb, A. ” Comparison of Non-Newtonian and Newtonian Blood Flow through Stenosed Arteries”, *Proceeding of 7 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Tehran, Iran,* v.4, pp. 118-125, Oct. 2002.

55.Moradi, M., Moheb, A., and Etemad, S.Gh. ” Non-Newtonian Heat Transfer through Double Pipe Heat Exchanger, “, *Proceeding of 7 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Tehran, Iran,* v.1, pp. 68-73, Oct. 2002.

56.Etemad S.Gh., Thibault J. and Hashemabadi S.H. “Calculation the Pitot Tube Correction Factor for Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids”, *52th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Vancouver, Canada, October 20-23, 2002.*

57.Etemad, S.Gh., Mellati, A., and Thibault, J. “Rheological Behavior of Motor Oil”,* Proceeding of 15 ^{th}Int. Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering, *Praha, Czech Republic, Aug. 2002.

58.Etemad, S.Gh., Moosavand, T., and Forotan, S.A. “Rheological Properties of the Blood of Newborns”,* Proceeding of 15 ^{th}Int. Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering, *Praha, Czech Republic, Aug. 2002.

59.Hashemabadi, S.H., Etemad, S.Gh., Golkar Naranji, M.R., and Thibault, J. “Analytical Solution of Forced Convection of Nonlinear Viscoelastic Fluids between Parallel Plates with Moving Boundary”,* Proceeding of 15 ^{th}Int. Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering, *Praha, Czech Republic, Aug. 2002.

60.Hashemabadi, S.H., Etemad, S.Gh., Golkar Naranji, M.R., and Thibault, J. “Analytical Solution of Axial Flow and Heat Transfer of Viscoelastic Fluid through Annular Duct”,* Proceeding of Int. Conference on Computational and Mathematical Modeling in Science and Engineering, Alicante*, Spain, Sept. 2002.

61.Farzi, A., Mehrabani, A., and Etemad, S.Gh. “An Object-Oriented Environment for Modeling and Simulation”,* Proceeding of 15 ^{th}Int. Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering, *Praha, Czech Republic, Aug. 2002.

62.Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, R., and Haris, S.Z. “Experimental Study of the Rheological Behavior of Non-Newtonian Fluids using Falling Cylinder Rheometer” *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Melbourne, Australia, Sept. 2001.*

63.Etemad, S.Gh., and Mosavand, T. “Rheological Properties of Human Blood” *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Melbourne, Australia, Sept. 2001.*

64.Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, R. and Haris Z., S. ” Design and Construction of Capillary Rheometer for Measuring the Rheological Properties of Non-Newtonian Fluids”, *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Isfahan, Iran,* pp. 2.33 – 2.40, May 2001.

65.Mosavand, T. and Etemad, S.Gh. ” The Effect of Blood Donation on Human Blood Viscosity”, *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Isfahan, Iran,* pp. 2.40 – 2.48, May 2001.

66.Mosavand, T. and Etemad, S.Gh. ” The Investigation About the Specification and Viscosity of Newborn Children “, *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Isfahan, Iran,* pp. 2.49 – 2.56, May 2001.

67.Salehi K., M.H., Etemad, S.Gh. and Jamialahmadi, M. ” The Investigation About the Mechanism of Gas Migration into the Cements of Petroleum Reservoirs and the Effect of Different Parameters”, *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Isfahan, Iran,* pp. 2.251 – 2.257, May 2001.

68.Salehi K., M.H., Etemad, S.Gh. and Jamialahmadi, M. ” The Application of Available Correlations Related to Gas Migration on Iranian South Petroleum Reservoirs”, *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Isfahan, Iran,* pp. 2.259 – 2.264, May 2001.

69.Etesami, N., Etemad, S.Gh. and Bagheri, R.” The Effect of Various Parameters on Drying of the Film of Poly Vinyl Acetate” *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf., Isfahan, Iran,* pp. 6.193 – 6.199, May 2001.

70.Etemad, S.Gh., Farhadi, F. and Sanati, S. “Heat Transfer Characteristics through Wavy Cross-Sectional Channels”,* Proceeding of 14 ^{th} Int. Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering, *Praha, Czech Republic, Aug. 2000.

71.Etemad, S.Gh., Bagheri, R. and Zeinali Haris, S. “Deriving Applied Equations for Falling Cylinder Rheometer” *6th Fluid Dynamics Conf., Tehran, Iran,* v.2, pp.233-243, 2000.

72.Etemad, S.Gh., Roodpayma, S. and Vafai, M. “Design and Simulation of Compact Heat Exchangers” *5th National Chemical Engineering and 4th Int. Chemical Engineering conf., Shiraz, Iran,* pp.9.154, April 2000.

73.Etemad, S.Gh., and Tavasoli, A. “Simulation of the Convection Section of Fired Heaters”, *5th National Chemical Engineering and 4th Int. Chemical Engineering Conf., Shiraz, Iran,* pp.9.76-9.85 April 2000.

74.Etemad, S.Gh., and Tavasoli, A. “Flow Regime and Pressure Drop Inside the tubes of Fired Heaters”,* 5th National Chemical Engineering and 4th Int. Chemical Engineering Conf., Shiraz, Iran,* pp.9.185-9.196, April 2000.

75.Etemad, S.Gh., and Tavasoli, A. “Simulation of Fired Box of Fired Heaters”, *5th National Chemical Engineering and 4th Int. Chemical Engineering Conf., Shiraz, Iran,* pp.9.185-9.196, April 2000.

76.Etemad, S.Gh., Sanati, S. “The Hydrodynamic Characteristics through Wavy Cross-Sectional Channels”, *Proceeding of 8th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, Shenzen, China,* pp. 869-872, 1999.

77.Motaghian, R., Etemad, S.Gh. and Saidinia, A. “Modelling of Condensation for Jet Condensers”,* 14th Int. Conf. of Power, (PSC 99),* v.2, pp. 275-283, 1999.

78.Jahanlou, Sh., Emdad, H. and Etemad, S.Gh. “The Simultaneous Effects of Variable Viscosity and Viscous Dissipation on Heat Transfer of Non-Newtonian Fluids through Parallel Plates”, *4th National Chemical Engineering Conf., Tehran, Iran,* v.1, pp. 414-420, March, 1999.

79.Etemad, S.Gh., Sanati, S. “Flow Characteristics of Newtonian Fluids through Wavy Cross-Sectional Ducts, *“4th National Chemical Engineering Conf., Tehran, Iran,* v.1, pp. 6-9, March 1999.

80.Etemad, S.Gh., Khosravi, Y. “Electrical Simulation of Fluid Transport Network”,* 4th National Chemical Engineering Conf., Tehran, Iran,* v.2, pp.400-403, March 1999.

81.Etemad, S.Gh., Jahanlou, Sh. “The Effect of Natural Convection on Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer of Non-Newtonian Fluids through Parallel Plates”* 5th Fluid Dynamics Conf., Mashhad, Iran,* v.2, pp. 231-239, Aug. 1998.

82.Etemad, S.Gh. “The Effect of Sharp Corners of the Channel on Heat Transfer Coefficient of Non-Newtonian Fluids”, *Proceeding of 11th Int. Heat Transfer Conf., Kyongiu*, Korea, v. 3, pp. 103-104 Aug. 1998.

83.Etemad, S.Gh., Jahanlou, Sh. “The Effect of Viscous Dissipation on Heat Transfer of a Non-Newtonian Fluid through Parallel Plates”,* Proceeding of the Sixth Annual Mechanical Eng. Conf*. *and Third Int. Mechanical Eng. Conf*., Tehran, Iran, v.2, pp.213-223, 1998.

84.Etemad, S.Gh., “The Effect of Apex Angles of Circular-Sector Ducts on Flow Characteristics of Non-Newtonian fluids”, *Proceeding of 7th Asian Cong. of Fluid Mechanics”,* Chennai, India, pp. 752, Dec. 1997.

85.Etemad, S.Gh., “The Effect of Sharp Corners of the Channel on Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Non-Newtonian Fluids”, *Proceeding of 7th Asian Cong. of Fluid Mechanics”,* Chennai, India, pp. 833-836, Dec. 1997.

86.Etemad, S.Gh., Bakhtiari, F. “The Selection of Suitable Geometry for Compact Heat Exchanger Design”, *5th Int. Mechanical Engineering Conf., Tabriz, Iran,* v.1, pp.27-34, Aug. 1997.

87.Etemad, S.Gh., Jahanlou, Sh. “The Effects of Variable Viscosity of Non-Newtonian Fluids on Flow and Heat Transfer Characteristics through Parallel Plates”, *Third National Chemical Engineering Conf., Ahvaz, Iran,* v.1, pp. 466-471, April 1997.

88.Etemad, S.Gh., Bakhtiari, F. “An Approximate Method to Calculate Pressure Drop of Laminar Flow for Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids Through Ducts of Arbitrary Cross-Sections”, *Proceeding of 11th Iranian Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Cong.*, Tehran, Iran, p. 120, Sept. 1996.

89.Etemad, S.Gh., Jahanlou, Sh. “Forced Convection Heat Transfer of Non-Newtonian Fluids Flowing through Horizontal Parallel Plates with Different Boundary Conditions”, *Proceeding of 11th Iranian Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Cong., Tehran, Iran,* p. 117, Sept. 1996.

90.Etemad, S.Gh., Mujumdar, A.S. and Huang, B. “Laminar Forced Convection Heat Transfer of a Non-Newtonian Fluid in the Entrance Region of a Square Duct with Different Boundary Conditions”, *Proceeding of 10th Int. Heat Transfer Conf*., Brigthon, U.K., pp. 231-236, Aug. 1994.

91.Etemad, S.Gh., Mujumdar, A.S. and Nassef, R. “Simultaneously Developing Flow and Forced Convection Heat Transfer of Non-Newtonian Fluids in Equilateral Triangular Duct with Different Boundary Conditions”, *Proceeding of 7th Int. Symp. of Transport Phenomena in Manufacturing Processes,* Acapulco, Mexico, pp. 47-52, Aug. 1994.

**Conference Proceeding Editions:**

Nasr Esfahani, M., Etemad, S. Gh. and Ehsani, M.R. (editors) ” *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf”., Vol. 1, Control and Simulation, Biotechnology, Isfahan, Iran, May 2001.*

Nasr Esfahani, M., Etemad, S. Gh. and Ehsani, M.R. (editors) ” *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf.”, Vol. 2, Transport Phenomena, Thermodynamics, Isfahan, Iran, May 2001.*

Nasr Esfahani, M., Etemad, S. Gh. and Ehsani, M.R. (editors) ” *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf.”, Vol. 3, Polymer, Isfahan, Iran, May 2001.*

Nasr Esfahani, M., Etemad, S. Gh. and Ehsani, M.R. (editors) ” *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf.”, Vol. 4, Separation, Isfahan, Iran, May 2001.*

Nasr Esfahani, M., Etemad, S. Gh. and Ehsani, M.R. (editors) ” *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf.”, Vol. 5, Reaction Engineering, Environments, Isfahan, Iran, May 2001.*

Nasr Esfahani, M., Etemad, S. Gh. and Ehsani, M.R. (editors) ” *Proceeding of 6 ^{th} National Chemical Engineering Conf.”, Vol. 6, Industrial Papers, Isfahan, Iran, May 2001.*

Etemad, S.Gh. (editor) ” *Proceeding of 1 ^{st} Conference of Nanotechnology in Environments” Vol. 1& 2, Isfahan, Iran, Feb. 2007.*

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**Books:**

Ninomiya, H. and Onishi, K.*“* *Flow Analysis Using a PC”, 1998, Translated by: Etemad, S. Gh., and Mosavand, T., 2001(Translation to Persian).*

Etemad, S. Gh., Nasiri, M., Hojat, M. *“Nanofluid a New Media for Heat Transfer” *2008.

**Patent:**

Etemad, S. Gh., Yadavi, R. “Heavy Metal Cations Elimination From Aqueous Media By Nanotechnology”, US patent no. 20100051557, March 2010.

**Awards and Honours**

Distinguished Researcher, Isfahan University of Technology (I.U.T.), **1999, 2002, 2006, 2007**.

Research Award from Isfahan University of Technology (I.U.T.), **1998, 2004**.

Fellowship Award from Iranian Government for Studying Towards the Degree of Ph.D. **1991**.

First Rank Among M.Sc. Graduate Students, Chemical Engineering Department, Polytechnic University, **1986**.