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




MEE 4571

Advanced Thermodynamics and Combustion


MEE 4572

Heat and Mass Transfer


MEE 4574

Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning


MEE 4578

Fundamentals of Combustion


MEE 5578

Fundamentals of Combustion


ENGR 3571

Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics


ENGR 4169

Engineering Seminar


ENGR 4171

Senior Design Project I for Industrial and Systems Engineering


ENGR 4172

Senior Design Project I for Engineering


ENGR 4173

Senior Design Project I for Environmental Engineering


ENGR 4174

Senior Design Project I for Bioengineering


ENGR 4175

Senior Design Project I for Civil Engineering


ENGR 4176

Senior Design Project I for Electrical Engineering


ENGR 4177

Senior Design Project I for Mechanical Engineering


ENGR 4296

Senior Design Project II


ENGR 4996

Honors Senior Design Project II


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

  • Heravi, H.M., Hosseini, S.B., Bamoharram, F.F., & Baharara, J. (2015). The effect of various vegetable oils on pollutant emissions of biodiesel blends with gasoil in a furnace. Thermal Science, 19(6), pp. 1977-1984. doi: 10.2298/TSCI140218022H

  • Heravi, H.M., Sabour, M.R., Mahvi, A.H., & Mashhoon, F. (2013). Industrial wastewater treatment in synthetic textile fibers (nylon 6), Iran. Middle East Journal of Scientific Research, 17(5), pp. 660-667. doi: 10.5829/idosi.mejsr.2013.17.05.11940

  • Heravi, H.M., Sabour, M.R., & Mahvi, A.H. (2013). Industrial wastewater treatment in synthetic textile fibers (nylon 6), Iran. Middle East Journal of Scientific Research, 17(3), pp. 329-337. doi: 10.5829/idosi.mejsr.2013.17.03.12151

  • Rangrazi, A., Niazmand, H., & Heravi, H.M. (2013). Experimental study of argon dilution effects on NOx emission in a non-premixed flame in comparison with nitrogen. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 30(8), pp. 1588-1593. doi: 10.1007/s11814-013-0088-6

  • Fahiminia,, M., Heravi, H.M., Goshayeshi, H.R., & Naserian, M.M. (2012). Experimental investigation of natural convection heat transfer of the fin arrangement on a computer heat sink. Scientific Research and Essays, 7(36). doi: 10.5897/SRE11.2167

  • Heravi, H.M., Niazmand, H., & Rangrazi, A. (2012). Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Argon Dilution on NOx Emission in Propane-Air Non-Premixed Flame. Polymers Research Journal, 6(2), pp. 115-123. Retrieved from

  • Heravi, H. & Momtaz, A.A. (2012). Experimental Study of Effects of Flu Gas Recirculation Technique on Maximum flame Temperature and the NOx Emission of Gasoil and Biodiesel Combustion. Journal of Energy Management, 2(3 Fall), pp. 38-45. Iran: KASHAN UNIVERSITY.

  • Heravi, D.F., Heravi, H.M., Bashirnezhad, K., Sanaei, H., & Samiee, A. (2010). Experimental and numerical analysis of carbon black formation in hydrocarbon/air diffusion flames. ASME 2010 10th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, ESDA2010, 2, pp. 591-599. doi: 10.1115/ESDA2010-24493

  • Bamoharram, F.F., Heravi, M.M., Heravi, H.M., & Dehghan, M. (2009). Photocatalytic oxidation of benzyl alcohols in the presence of H 14[NaP5W30O110] as a green and reusable catalyst. Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 39(7), pp. 394-399. doi: 10.1080/15533170903129745

  • Heravi, H.M., Dawson, J.R., Bowen, P.J., & Syred, N. (2005). Primary pollutant prediction from integrated thermofluid-kinetic pulse combustor models. Journal of Propulsion and Power, 21(6), pp. 1092-1097. doi: 10.2514/1.13302

  • Heravi, H.M., Bowen, P.J., Dawson, J.R., & Syred, N. (2004). An integrated thermo-fluid, chemical kinetic model for pulse combustors. AIAA Paper, pp. 9081-9088. doi: 10.2514/6.2004-802

  • Heravi, H.M., Bowen, P.J., Syred, N., & Nolan, S. (2002). An integrated thermofluid/chemical-kinetic model for aerovalved pulse combustors. International Symposium on Combustion Abstracts of Works-in-Progress Posters, p. 303.