Biography

Dr. Hamid Heravi is an Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. in Combustion and and Energy from the University of Cardiff, United Kingdom. Prior to joining Temple University, Dr. Heravi served as chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and then as dean of the Faculty of Engineering at Islamic Azad University. Dr. Heravi has published in several journals including Polymer Research Journal and Thermal Science. His primary research interests include modeling of premixed and non-premixed combustion and biofuel production.

Research Interests

  • Combustion Modeling and Pollution
  • Modeling of Premixed & Non Premixed Combustion
  • Burning Velocity
  • Bio Fuel Production
  • Combustion & Pollution
  • NOx Reduction

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

MEE 4571

Advanced Thermodynamics and Combustion

Undergraduate

MEE 4572

Heat and Mass Transfer

Undergraduate

MEE 4574

Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning

Undergraduate

MEE 4578

Fundamentals of Combustion

Undergraduate

MEE 5578

Fundamentals of Combustion

Graduate

ENGR 3571

Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics

Undergraduate

ENGR 4169

Engineering Seminar

Undergraduate

ENGR 4171

Senior Design Project I for Industrial and Systems Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4172

Senior Design Project I for Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4173

Senior Design Project I for Environmental Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4174

Senior Design Project I for Bioengineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4175

Senior Design Project I for Civil Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4176

Senior Design Project I for Electrical Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4177

Senior Design Project I for Mechanical Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4296

Senior Design Project II

Undergraduate

ENGR 4996

Honors Senior Design Project II

Undergraduate

ENGT 4532

Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning

Undergraduate

Selected Publications

  • Sepahvandi, F., Heravi, H.M., & Saleh, S.R. (2017). Numerical simulation of fish meat freezing with considering temperature-dependent thermal properties. International Journal of Heat and Technology, 35(1), pp. 75-81. doi: 10.18280/ijht.350110