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Goodarz Ahmadi

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Goodarz Ahmadi
Dean, Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering
Clarkson Distinguished Professor
Robert R. Hill '48 Professor

Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
102 B CAMP
Clarkson University
PO Box 5700
Potsdam, NY 13699-5700

Phone: 315-268-2322
E-mail: gahmadi@clarkson.edu
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Educational Background:
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1970
M.S., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1968

Memberships:
ASME Fellow, ASEE, SES

Research Interests:

  • Particle transport, adhesion and removal
  • Turbulence
  • Hot-gas filtration
  • Combustion
  • Spray formation
  • Hydrates
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Rheology of suspensions
  • Granular flows
  • Multiphase mixtures
  • Microcontamination control
  • Slurry flows
  • Vibration control
  • Tribology

Related Facilities:

  • Aerosol wind tunnel
  • Laser-Doppler and hot wire anemometry systems
  • Phase-Doppler anemometer (PDA)
  • Particle image velocimeter (PIV)
  • Isokinetic sampling probe
  • Digital imagery laboratory
  • Granular flow shear device
  • Simple shear flow device

Conducted Research on:

  • Particle transport and deposition
  • Particle and fiber transport, adhesion and removal
  • Hot-gas filtration
  • Coal combustor
  • Spray
  • Microcontamination control
  • Computer simulation of flow
  • Granular flow modeling
  • Multiphase flow
  • Vibrations and random vibrations
  • Turbulence modeling
  • Vibration isolation
  • Flow of liquid crystals
  • Stability of structures
  • Mechanics of suspensions
  • Plasma turbulence
  • Energy conversion
  • Lubrication
  • Continuum mechanics

Patents:

  • Aeroelastic Wind Energy Converter

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