• 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

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)