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Dr Mohsen Alimandegari
Postdoctoral Fellow

Short Bio

    Education

      PhD (Chemical Engineering), Tarbiat Modares University, 2012
      MSc (Chemical Engineering), Tarbiat Modares University, 2007
      BEng (Chemical Engineering), Persian Gulf University, 2002

     

    Professional Experience

      Postdoctoral Researcher
      Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University
      2014 to present

      Assistance Professor
      Mazandaran University of Science and Technology
      2013-2014 

      Engineering Manager
      Shargan Consultant Engineering Co.
      2010-2014

      Project Engineer
      Iran International General Contractor Co. (IGC)
      2008-2010

      R&D Manager
      Pajan Petro Sazeh Co.
      2007-2008

      Senior Process Engineer/ Energy Auditor
      Mabna Energy Renovation and Reclamation Consultants Co.
      2004-2007

      Research Interests

        Techno-economic evaluation of biorefineries
        Process simulation and development
        Energy recovery and optimization
        Desiccant systems

      Selected Publications

        FARZAD, S., MANDEGARI, M.A., GUO, M., HAIGH, K., SHAH, N., GÖRGENS, J.F. 2017. Multi-product biorefineries from lignocelluloses: A pathway to revitalisation of the Sugar Industry? Biotechnology for Biofuels, Accepted.

        FARZAD, S., ALI MANDEGARI, M. & GÖRGENS, J. F. 2016. A critical review on biomass gasification, co-gasification and environmental assessments. Biofuel Research Journal, 3. In Press.  DOI: 10.18331/BRJ2016.3.4.3

        ALI MANDEGARI, M., FARZAD, S. & GORGENS, J. F. 2017. Economic and Environmental Assessment of Cellulosic Ethanol Production Scenarios Annexed to a Typical Sugar Mill. Bioresource Technology, 224, 314–326.In Press.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2016.10.074

        Mandegari, M.A., Farzad, S., Angrisani, G., Pahlavanzadeh, H. 2017. Study of purge angle effects on the desiccant wheel performance. Energy Conversion and Management, 137, 12-20.

        ALI MANDEGARI, M., FARZAD, S. & GÖRGENS, J. F. 2016b. Process Design, Flowsheeting and Simulation of Bioethanol Production from Lignocellulose. In: SINGH, R. S., PANDDEY, A. & GNANSOUNOU, E. (eds.) Biofuels: Production and Future Perspectives. CRC Press.

        DIEDERICHS, G. W., ALI MANDEGARI, M., FARZAD, S. & GORGENS, J. F. 2016. Techno-economic comparison of biojet fuel production from lignocellulose, vegetable oil and sugar cane juice. Bioresour Technol, 216, 331-9.

        MANDEGARI, M. A., FARZAD, S. & PAHLAVANZADEH, H. 2015. Exergy performance analysis and optimization of a desiccant wheel system. Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 7, 031013.

        MANDEGARI, M. A., PAHLAVANZADEH, H. & FARZAD, S. 2014. Energy approach analysis of desiccant wheel operation. Energy Systems, 5, 551-569.

        MANDEGARI, M. A. & PAHLAVANZADEH, H. 2013. A Study on the Optimization of an Air Dehumidification Desiccant System. Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 5, 041002.

        MANDEGARI, M. A. & PAHLAVANZADEH, H. 2010. Performance assessment of hybrid desiccant cooling system at various climates. Energy Efficiency, 3, 177-187.

        ALI MANDEGARI, M. & PAHLAVANZADEH, H. 2010. Performance assessment of hybrid desiccant cooling system at various climates. Energy Efficiency, 3, 177-187.

        MANDEGARI, M. A. & PAHLAVANZADEH, H. 2009. Introduction of a new definition for effectiveness of desiccant wheels. Energy, 34, 797-803.