Soft Matter & Interfaces

Dr. Amir Motamed Dashliborun

Postdoctoral Fellow


 

Email: motamedd@ualberta.ca

Degree

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Dean’s honor list, Laval University, Québec, Canada, 2018
    Thesis: Performance of Multiphase Packed-bed Reactors and Scrubbers on Offshore Floating Platforms: Hydrodynamics, Chemical Reaction, CFD Modeling and Simulation
  • M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2012
    Thesis: Experimental Study and Modeling of Photocatalytic Oxidation of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) by Titanium Dioxide Nano-Particles in a Fluidized Bed Reactor
  • B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2010
    Thesis: Extension of Industrial Simulator Software Packages for simulation of Non-Ideal Chemical Processing Units
     

Work Experience

  • Postdoctoral Researcher - Chemical Engineering Department, Laval University, QC, Canada, 07/2018-07/2019
  • Doctoral Researcher - Chemical Engineering Department, Laval University, QC, Canada, 02/2014-06/2018
  • Research Fellow - Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany, 08/2015 – 11/2015
  • Process Engineer - Process Design and Simulation Research Center, Tehran, Iran, 10/2012 – 12/2013
  • Research Assistant - School of Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 09/2010 - 09/2012
  • Process Engineer-Intern - SHAKHES Co. Engineering & Construction Company, Tehran, Iran, 07/2010– 09/2010
     

Publications

  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun and Faïçal Larachi, “Tracer Dispersion in Trickle Beds Under Tilts and Roll Motions – CFD Study and Experimental Validation”, Chemical Engineering Journal (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2019.122845
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Jian Zhang, Seyed Mohammad Taghavi, Faïçal Larachi, “Marinization of Multiphase Reactors through the Prism of Chemical Engineers”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 58 (8), 2607–263, 2019.
  • Carsten Drechsler, Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Seyed Mohammad Taghavi, David W. Agar, Faïçal Larachi, “Bubble behavior in marine applications of bubble columns – Case of ellipsoidal bubbles in slanted and rolling columns”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 58 (6), 2343–2355, 2019.
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun and Faïçal Larachi, “CFD study and experimental validation of multiphase packed bed hydrodynamics in the context of rolling sea conditions”, AIChE Journal 65, 385-397, 2019.
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Faïçal Larachi, and Seyed M. Taghavi, “Gas-liquid mass-transfer behavior of packed-bed scrubbers for floating/offshore CO2 capture”, Chemical Engineering Journal (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2018.06.025
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Alexander Füssel, and Faïçal Larachi, “Prospect of open-cell solid foams for floating-platform multiphase reactor applications - Maldistribution susceptibility and hydrodynamic behavior”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 332, 596-607, 2018.
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Mohsen Hamidipour, and Faïçal Larachi, “Hydrodynamics of inclined packed beds under flow modulation - CFD simulation and experimental validation”, AIChE Journal, 63, 4161-4176, 2017.
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Faïçal Larachi, and Markus Schubert, “Offshore floating packed bed reactors: Key challenges and potential solutions”, Chemical Engineering & Technology, 40(11), 1975-1984, 2017.
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Faïçal Larachi, and Markus Schubert, “Hydrodynamics of gas-liquid cocurrent upflow in oscillating packed beds for offshore marine applications”, Chemical Engineering Science, 170, 583-596, 2017.
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Hans-Ulrich Harting, Markus Schubert, and Faïçal Larachi, “Process intensification of gas-liquid downflow and upflow packed beds by a new low-shear rotating reactor concept”, AIChE Journal, 63, 283-294, 2017.
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Faïçal Larachi, and Mohsen Hamidipour, “Cyclic operation strategies in inclined and moving packed beds – Potential marine applications for floating systems”, AIChE Journal, 62, 4157-4172, 2016.
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun and Faïçal Larachi, “Hydrodynamics of gas-liquid cocurrent downflow in floating packed beds”, Chemical Engineering Science, 137, 665-676, 2015.
  • Gnouyaro P. Assima, Amir Motamed-Dashliborun, and Faïçal Larachi, “Emulation of gas-liquid flow in packed beds for offshore floating applications using a swell simulation hexapod”, AIChE Journal, 61, 2354-2367, 2015.
  • Hamid Asadi‐Saghandi, Rahmat Sotudeh‐Gharebagh, Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Hossein Kakooei, and Mohammad Hajaghazadeh, “Sequential‐based process modelling of VOCs photodegradation in fluidized beds”, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 92 (11), 1865-1874, 2014.
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh, Mohammad Hajaghazadeh, and Hossein kakooei, “Simulation of volatile organic compounds photocatalytic removal in a fluidized bed reactor”, Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (in Persian), 33 (1), 57-65, 2014.
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Shohreh Fatemi and Ali Taheri Najafabadi, “Hydrogen production through partial oxidation of methane in a new reactor configuration”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38, 1901-1909, 2013.
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh, Mohammad Hajaghazadeh, Hossein kakooei and Shahrara Afshar, “Modeling of the photocatalytic degradation of methyl ethyl ketone in a fluidized bed reactor of nano-Tio2/γ-Al2O3 particles”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 226, 59-67, 2013.
  • Mohammad Hajaghazadeh, Hossein kakooei, Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh Farideh Golbabaie, Shahrara Afshar and Abbas Rahimi Forushani, “Photocatalytic degradation of methyl ethyl ketone by Nano TiO2 in a fluidized bed reactor”, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 22 (2), 435-440, 2013.
  • Mohammad Hajaghazadeh, Hossein kakooei, Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh, Farideh Golbabaie, Shahrara Afshar and Abbas Rahimi Forushani, “Photocatalytic degradation of methyl ethyl ketone in a fluidized bed reactor: A factorial design analysis”, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 22 (6), 1719-1726, 2013.

Conference Presentations

  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun and Faïçal Larachi, “Understanding gas-liquid flows in oscillating porous media via numerical simulations and capacitance wire-mesh sensor measurements”, The 14th International Conference on Gas-Liquid & Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineering (GLS 14), Guilin, China, May 30 – June 3 (2019).
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Faïçal Larachi, and Seyed M. Taghavi “Marinization of a multiphase packed-bed scrubber for offshore CO2 capture”, The 25rd International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE 24), Florence, Italy, May 20-23 (2018)
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Faïçal Larachi, and Markus Schubert, “Hydrodynamics of gas-liquid cocurrent upflow in oscillating packed beds for offshore marine applications”, The 13th International Conference on Gas-Liquid & Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineering (GLS 13), Brussels, Belgium, August 20 - 23 (2017).
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Alexander Füssel, and Faïçal Larachi, “Open-cell solid foam packed beds subject to floating platform motions: maldistribution susceptibility and hydrodynamic behavior”, The 10th International Symposium on Catalysis in Multiphase Reactors (CAMURE-10) & the 9th International Symposium on Multifunctional Reactors (ISMR-9), Qingdao, China, July 7-10 (2017).
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Faïçal Larachi, Mohsen Hamidipour, and Markus Schubert, “Offshore floating packed-bed reactors: Current status, key challenges and potential solutions”, 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, November 13-18 (2016).
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Mohsen Hamidipour, and Faïçal Larachi, “Hydrodynamics of offshore floating packed-bed reactors: Experimental studies and CFD simulations”, The 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE2016), Québec City, Canada, October 16-19 (2016).
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Hans-Ulrich Harting, Markus Schubert, and Faïçal Larachi, “Process intensification of gas-liquid cocurrent downflow and upflow packed bed reactors by a new low-shear rotating tubular fixed bed concept”, The 24rd International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE 24), Minneapolis, USA, June 12-15 (2016).
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Faïçal Larachi, Hans-Ulrich Harting, Markus Schubert, and Eckhard Schleicher, “Hydrodynamics of concurrent gas-liquid flows in inclined rotating and floating packed beds”, The 7th International Symposium on Process Tomography (ISPT 7), Dresden, Germany, September 1 - 3 (2015).
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Gnouyaro P. Assima, and Faïçal Larachi, “Cyclic Operation Strategies in Inclined and Moving Trickle Beds - Potential Marine Applications for Floating Systems”, The 12th International Conference on Gas-Liquid & Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineering (GLS 12), New York, USA, June 28 - July 1 (2015).
  • Gnouyaro P. Assima, Amir Motamed Dashliborun, and Faïçal Larachi, “Shaking gas-liquid flows in porous media with a notus hexapod swell simulator”, The 23rd International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE 23), Bangkok, Thailand, September 7-10 (2014).
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Rahmat Sotudeh-Gharebagh, Mohammad Hajaghazadeh, Hossein kakooei and Shahrara Afshar, “Photocatalytic oxidation of VOCs in a fluidized bed reactor”, The 14th Iranian National Congress of Chemical Engineering (ICHEC 14), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, October (2012). 
  • Amir Motamed Dashliborun, Shohreh Fatemi and Ali Taheri Najafabadi, “Improve performance of partial oxidation of methane in a fixed bed reactor with stagewise injector of Air”, The 14th Iranian National Congress of Chemical Engineering (ICHEC 14), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, October (2012).

 

Teaching Assistantships

  • Computer Aided Process Design and Simulation
  • Applied Mathematics in Chemical Engineering
  • Process Control in Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Aided Process Design and Simulation in Gas Industry
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
     

Award/Scholarship

  • Distinction at Dean’s honor list for the PhD program, Laval University, QC, Canada, August 2018.
  • Doctoral Thesis Completion Award, Laval University, QC, Canada, May 2018.
  • Selection of Hydrodynamics of multiphase reactors for offshore marine applications as a key scientific work contributing to research excellence in science and engineering by Advances in Engineering, April 2017.
  • Research Fellowship, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), Dresden, Germany, 08/2015- 11/2015.
  • Ph.D. Scholarships from NSERC, the Canada Research Chair on Sustainable Energy Processes and Materials, and Le Réseau Québec Maritime (RQM), Laval University, QC, Canada, 2/2014-6/2018. 
  • M.Sc. thesis award by Iran Nanotechnology initiative council (INIC), University of Tehran, Iran, 2011-2012.