Education              

■ PhD in Mechanical Engineering University of California at San Diego               2011-now

GPA: 4/4  Advisor: Professor Sutanu Sarkar

Research:

     "Turbulence in stratified flow focused on critical and super critical regions of ocean"

Graduate courses:

Intro to Parallel Computing, ,Computational Fluid Dynamic, Numerical Methods I & II ,Numerical Optimization, Fluid Mechanics, Turbulence, Environmental Fluid Dynamic I & II, Entrepreneurial Marketing

 

■ MSc in Mechanical Engineering University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran                  2009-2011

GPA: 17.82 / 20

Thesis:

 "Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Spray Combustion"

Graduate courses:

Advanced combustion (Reacting Flows), Turbulent Flows, Advanced Heat Transfer (Convection), Advanced Fluid Mechanics,  Advanced Thermodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) , Continuum Mechanics, Advanced Mathematics, Advanced Numerical Analysis.

 

■ BSc in Mechanical Engineering University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran                    2005-2009

GPA: 18.27 / 20 (1st Rank)

Selected courses:

Finite Element Methods, Compressible Flows, Radiation, Product Design and Development, Numerical calculation, Application of Solar Energy, Renewable Energies, Central Heating and Air conditioning and Design of refrigeration system

 

■ BSc in Industrial Engineering University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran                       2006-2010

GPA: 17.19 / 20

 

■ High School Diploma in Mathematics and Physics                                          2002-2005

“Kamal” High School, Tehran, Iran. GPA: 19.7 / 20

 

 

Honors and Awards           

·         Full Scholar fellowship From University of California at San Diego.

·         Ranked 1st among 115 BSc undergraduate students of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2009.

·         National award of Innovation in Iranian National Festival of Movement as head of SAME.

·      Announced as Exceptional Talent by Iranian organization of Elites and exempt from compelling military service as a reward, 2009

·      Ranked 3rd in semifinal round of Iranian Mechanical Engineering Olympiad, Tehran, Iran, 2008.

·      Ranked 6th 3rd final round of Iranian Mechanical Engineering Olympiad, Tehran, Iran, 2008.

·        Ranked 289th in University Entrance Exam among more than 400,000 participants (top 0.1 %), Tehran, Iran, 2005.

·       The exclusive permission from university of Tehran to educate in two engineering field simultaneously. (Only a few students are allowed to benefit from such a privilege).

·    Winner of the F.O.E. (Faculty of Engineering) Award at 3 years for being superior student in the BSc program, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, 2007,  2008 and 2009

·         Semifinalist in exam of Iranian Mathematics Olympiad, Tehran, Iran, 2003.

·         Semifinalist in exam of Iranian computer Olympiad, Tehran, Iran, 2003

·   Exemption from the entrance exam to post graduate courses in the Mechanical Engineering Department as a recognition award for excellent academic performance University of Tehran and University of AmirKabir ,2009

·         Received Full Scholarship of University of Tehran, 2005 to present

 

publication                              

 

Journal Papers

·         M. Jalali, N. Rapaka, S.Sarkar " Effect on Ex on internal waves created by tidal flow over a model ridge”, Under consideration for publication in J. Fluid Mech.

 

Conferences

·         M. Jalali, N. Rapaka, S.Sarkar " Effect on Ex on internal waves created by tidal flow over near-critical topographic features",  66th Annual Meeting of The APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Pitsburg, USA                                                                                      Nov 2013

·         GH.R. Salehi, M. Jalali, S. Zeinali " Multiscale Modeling of NOx Emission in Steam Crackers Industrial Burners", presented in 4th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, IEEES-4, sharjeh, UAE                                                                        April 2009

·         M, Amidpoor, GH.R. Salehi, M. Jalali, S. Zeinali " simulating and optimization of olefin furnace presented in 17th Annual (International) Conference on Mechanical Engineering, ISME2009, Tehran, Iran.                                                                                         May 2009

·         Gh.Salehi, S.Zeinali, M.Jalali, K.HassanzadehSimulation & Optimization of Usage of MERT Tube in Steam Cracker Furnaces by Genetic Algorithm” – presented "HEFAT 2010"conference-Antalya-Turkey                                                                            July 2010

·         Gh.Salehi, M.Jalali, K.Hassanzadeh, S.ZeinaliAn Investigation on Micro Slippery Flows in Micro Channels”– presented “ESDA 2010(ASME)”  conference Turkey        July 2010

 

Patent

·         Patent No. 60846 of Design and fabrication of Solar-powered vertical flyer  Aug 2010

 

Research Experience         

 

Research on Turbulence in stratified flows, CFD LAB

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UCSD. Adv: Prof. S.Sarkar                   Fall 2011 to now

 

Research on turbulent spray combustion by LES/FMDF method

School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran. Adv: Dr. A. Afshari   Spring 2010 to 2011

 

Research Assistant, Solar and Hybrid Vehicle Laboratory (SHVL)

School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran. Adv: Dr. K.Abrinia        Fall 2006 to 2009

 

Teaching Experience         

 

TA at University of California at San Diego

·         Thermodynamics, Prof. Coimbra                                         Winter2012.

 

TA at University of Tehran,

·         Strength of Materials I, Prof. Ghodsi                                    Fall2009.

·         Thermodynamics II, Prof. A. Kahrobaian                              Fall 2008 and Spr 2009.

·         Thermodynamics I, Prof Nejat                                              Spring 2009

·         Fluid Mechanics II and FLUENT, Gambit, Prof K. Sadeghi    Fall 2008 and Spr 2009.

·         Heat Transfer I, Prof. M. Ashjaee                                         Fall 2008.

·         Strength of Materials I, Prof. K. Abrinia                               Fall2007 and Spr 2008.

 

 Industrial Experience     

 

·         Internship, Utility Plant design, Tehran Refinery - Tehran Oil Company ,Summer 2008

·         Internship, Maintenance Engineer, Gyah Co, Summer 2008

·         Part time job, Production Engineer, Rayaneh Tak Pars Co, Spring 2009 -2010

·         Part time job, Renewable Energy Engineer, Atron Co, Spring 2010 – spiring 2011

 

Other Experience                 

 

Iranian Student Association, Board member

University of California at San Diego                                                            2012-2013

 

Triton Leadership Certificate (TLC), one year certificate program for leadership and communication.

University of California at San Diego                                                            2012-2013

 

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)                                                      

Student Member                                                                                          2011-now

 

Head of Student Scientific Association of Mechanical Engineering (SAME) and Head of student Scientific Associations of Engineering Campus

University of Tehran                                                                                     2010 - 2011

 

Member of Exhibition Team, 17th Annual (International) Conference of Mechanical Engineering,ISME, 2009

School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran                                 2009

 

Head of executive team, 13th Annual Symposium of Mechanical Engineering Students

School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran                                 2007

 

Member of Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineering (ISME)

 Student Member                                                                                          2008-now

 

Computer Skills                    

 

OS: DOS, Windows and Linux

Programming Languages: C++, FORTRAN, Matlab

Software: Gambit and FLUENT. ANSYS, SolidWorks and Cosmos, ADAMS, MATLAB, Simulink, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD , MS- project ,Primavera , Working Model

Web Development: html, CSS, php, javascripts

 

Language Proficiency       

 

Persian: Native

English: Fluent

 

Arabic: Elementary

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