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Saeed Tiari

  • Associate Professor
    Bio-Medical Engineering

Dr. Saeed Tiari is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical, Industrial and Systems Engineering at Gannon University. Prior to joining Gannon University in 2016, Dr. Tiari obtained his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Temple University. His main research interests include bioheat transfer, biofluid mechanics, multiphase flow and heat transfer and thermal energy storage systems. Dr. Tiari received his M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic) in 2012. He also received his Mechanical Engineering undergraduate degree from the University of Tehran in Iran. 

Courses Taught

• ENG100 First-Year Seminar in Engineering
• BME310 Biomaterials
• BME420 Biomechanics
• BME308 Research Projects in Clinical Biomechanics
• BME440 Bioengineering Laboratory
• BME454 Tribology
• BME465 Biomedical Heat and Mass Transfer
• BME466 Energy Storage Systems
• ME204 Dynamics
• ME206 Digital Computer Laboratory
• ME214 Strength of Materials
• ME215 Strength of Materials Laboratory
• ME336 Fluid Mechanics
• ME338 Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
• ME403 Engineering Analysis
• GME565 Thermal Environmental Engineering Design
• GME625 Convection Heat Transfer

Educational History

• Temple University, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, 2016
• Amirkabir University of Technology, M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, 2012
• University of Tehran, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2009

Professional Societies

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)
  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE)
  • American Physical Society (APS)

Publications

Journal Articles

• M. Mahdavi, S. Tiari, S. De Schampheleire, S. Qiu. Experimental Study of the Thermal Characteristics of a Heat Pipe. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science. 93 (2018) 292-304.

• S. Tiari, M. Mahdavi, S. Qiu. Experimental study of a latent heat thermal energy storage system assisted by a heat pipe network. Energy Conversion and Management. 153 (2017) 362-373.

• S. Tiari, S. Qiu, M. Mahdavi. Discharging process of a finned heat pipe-assisted thermal energy storage system with high temperature phase change material. Energy Conversion and Management. 118 (2016) 426-437.

• S. Tiari, S. Qiu, M. Mahdavi. Numerical study of finned heat pipe-assisted thermal energy storage system with high temperature phase change material. Energy Conversion and Management. 89 (2015) 833-42.

• S. Tiari, S. Qiu, Three-dimensional Simulation of High Temperature Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage System Assisted by Finned Heat Pipes, Energy Conversion and Management, 105 (2015) 260-271.

• M. Mahdavi, S. Qiu, S. Tiari, Improvement of a novel heat pipe network designed for latent heat thermal energy storage systems, Applied Thermal Engineering. 108 (2016) 878–892.

• M. Mahdavi, S. Qiu, S. Tiari, Numerical investigation of hydrodynamics and thermal performance of a specially configured heat pipe for high-temperature thermal energy storage systems. Applied Thermal Engineering. 81 (2015) 325-37.

• M. Mahdavi, M. Saffar-Avval, S. Tiari, Z. Mansoori, Entropy generation and heat transfer numerical analysis in pipes partially filled with porous medium, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 79 (2014) 496–506.

 

Conference Papers

• K. Chauhan, S. Tiari, M. Mahdavi, Numerical Study of Heat Transfer in Living Tissues During Hyperthermia Treatment of Cancer, 3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC 2018). March 2018, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

• M. Mahdavi, S. Tiari, A. Heidari, M. Saffar Avval, Experimental and Numerical Study of Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Pipe Partially or Totally Filled with a Porous Material, 3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC 2018). March 2018, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

• S. Tiari, M. Mahdavi., K. Chauhan, S. Patel, R. Patel, Analysis of Thermal Characteristics of Normal and Tumoral Tissues During Hyperthermia Treatment. BMES 2017, Oct. 2017, Phoenix, AZ.

• S. Tiari, M. Mahdavi, S. Qiu, Experimental Investigation of A Heat Pipe-Assisted Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage System, 69th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 2016, Portland, OR.

• M. Mahdavi, S. Tiari, S. Qiu, Experimental Analysis of the Effects of Inclination Angle and Working Fluid Amount on the Performance of a Heat Pipe, 69th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 2016, Portland, OR.

• S. Tiari, M. Mahdavi, S. Qiu, Influence of mushy zone constant on the solid-liquid phase change process modeled by enthalpy-porosity technique, 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 2015, Boston, MA.

• M. Mahdavi, S. Tiari, S. Qiu, Numerical Investigation of the effect of adiabatic section location on thermal performance of a heat pipe network with the application in thermal energy storage systems, 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 2015, Boston, MA.

• S. Tiari, S. Qiu, M. Mahdavi, Analysis of a heat pipe assisted high temperature latent heat energy storage system using a three-dimensional model, the First Thermal and Fluid Engineering Summer Conference, TFESC August 2015, New York City, NY.

• S. Tiari, S. Qiu, M. Mahdavi, Charging and Discharging Process of a High Temperature Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage System Assisted by Heat Pipe, ASME 2015 9th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, June 2015, San Diego, NY.

• M. Mahdavi, S. Qiu, S. Tiari, Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamics Modeling of a Heat Pipe Network Designed for Thermal Energy Storage Systems, ASME 2015 9th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, June 2015, San Diego, CA.

• S. Tiari, S. Qiu, M. Mahdavi, Numerical study of finned heat pipe-assisted latent heat thermal energy storage system, 67th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov 2014, San Francisco, CA.

• M. Mahdavi, S. Qiu, S. Tiari, Numerical investigation of high temperature heat pipe incorporated in thermal energy storage systems, 67th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 2014, San Francisco, CA.

 

Service

Editorial Board Member

  • Journal of Biomedical Instrumentation and Applications
     

Reviewer for

Journals:

  • Energy Conversion and Management
  • ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy
  • International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Applied Thermal Engineering
  • Energies
  • Applied Sciences
  • International Journal of Photoenergy
  • PLOS ONE
  • Sustainability

Conferences:

  • ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE
  • ASTFE Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conferences
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