• Associate Professor
Iman Borazjani

Educational Background

  • Doctorate of Philosophy, mechanical engineering, University of Minnesota, 2008
  • Master of Science, mechanical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005
  • Bachelor of Science, mechanical engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2002

Research Interests

  • Dr. Borazjani's current research focuses on fluid-structure interaction, computational fluid dynamics, high-performance computing, biofluids, cardiovascular flows, bio-inspired propulsion, and suspensions.

Awards & Honors

  • Fulbright Scholar (2017–18)
  • UB Exceptional Scholars Young Investigator Award (2015), University at Buffalo (UB), State University of New York
  • Early CAREER award (2015), National Science Foundation
  • Doctoral New Investigator award (2013), American Chemical Society
  • Scientific Development award (2013), American Heart Association

Selected Publications

  • Asgharzadeh1, Asadi2, H., H., Meng, H., and Borazjani, I. (2019). A Non-dimensional Parameter for Classification of the Flow in Intracranial Aneurysms II: Patient-Specific Geometries. Physics of Fluids 31, 031905 DOI: 10.1063/1.5081451 (Featured Article)
  • Asgharzadeh1, H., and Borazjani, I. (2019). A Non-dimensional Parameter for Classification of the Flow in Intracranial Aneurysms I: Simplified Geometries. Physics of Fluids 31, 031904 DOI: 10.1063/1.5033942 (Featured Article)
  • Hedayat2, M., and Borazjani, I. (2019). Comparison of platelet activation through hinge vs bulk flow in bileaflet mechanical heart valves. 83, 280-290 DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.12.003