• Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Dorrin Jarrahbashi

Educational Background

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology — 2015-2017
  • Ph.D., Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine — 2014
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology — 2007
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science & Technology — 2005

Research Interests

  • Computational fluid dynamics of reacting and non-reacting turbulent multiphase flows, spray and liquid atomization, spray combustion, hydrodynamic instability, thermal and hydraulic behavior of supercritical fluids used in advanced power cycles, flow in porous media.

    Prior to joining Texas A&M University, Dr. Jarrahbashi was a post-doctoral fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology (2015-2017) and an assistant specialist and lecturer at University of California, Irvine (2014-2015). 

Awards & Honors

  • APS Gallery of Fluid Motion in Poster Competition, American Physical Society-Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2016
  • Outstanding Poster Award, International Symposium of Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles, 2016
  • Phi Beta Kappa International Scholarship, 2013
  • Teaching Assistant Award of Excellence, University of California, Irvine, 2013
  • Society of Women Engineers Fellowship, 2012

Selected Publications

  • B. Boyd, D. Jarrahbashi, “A Diffuse-interface Method for Reducing Spurious Pressure Oscillations in Multicomponent Transcritical Flow Simulations”, Computers & Fluids, 104924, 2021.
  • S. Shariatnia, F. Poursadegh, A. Asadi, D. Jarrahbashi. “Experimental Analysis of Supercritical-Assisted Atomization”, Physics of Fluids, 33 (1), 013314, 2021.
  • R. Mishra, D. Jiwani, D. Jarrahbashi, “Three-component Multi-Fluid Modeling of Pseudo-Cavitation Phenomenon in Diesel Injector Nozzles”, International Journal of Engine Research, 2021, doi:10.1177/1468087421993348.
  • M. Caccia, M. Tabandeh-Khorshid, G. Itskos, A. R. Strayer, A. S. Caldwell, S. Pidaparti, S. Singnisai, A. D. Rohskopf, A. M. Schroeder, D. Jarrahbashi, T. Kang, S. Sahoo, N. R. Kadasala, A. Marquez-Rossy, M. H. Anderson, E. Lara-Curzio, D. Ranjan, A. Henry & K. H. Sandhage, “Ceramic–metal composites for heat exchangers in concentrated solar power plants”, Nature, 562, 406–409, 2018
  • D. Jarrahbashi, W. A. Sirignano, P. P. Popov, F. Hussain, “Numerical simulation of liquid round jet atomization”, Physical Review Fluids, 2(9), 090504, 2017 (Invited Article)