• Associate Professor
Reza Sadr

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, 2002
  • Master of Science, Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University, Canada, 1996
  • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Thermo Fluids), Iran University of Science, 1992

Research Interests

  • Research interests include experimental techniques in thermo/fluid science with focus on nano/micro-fluids, turbulent multiphase flows, and optical diagnostic techniques development.

    Micro and nanoscale fluid mechanics and heat transfer

    Brownian dynamics and particle-fluid interaction

    Atmospheric turbulence studies

    Sprays and particle-laden flows

    Electro-osmotic fluid mechanics at micro and nanoscale and related surface chemistry

    Experimental measurement techniques for fluid mechanics and heat transfer, particle-image velocimetry (PIV), and molecular tagging velocimetry (MTV), phase doppler particle analyser (PDPA) 

Selected Publications

  • T Zhang, J Alvarado1, J. P. Muthusamy, A Kanjirakat, R Sadr, “Heat Transfer Characteristics of Double, Triple and Hexagonally-Arranged Droplet Train Impingement Arrays,” accepted for publication International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, HMT_2016_3947_R1, 2017.
  • K Kannaiyan, K Anoop and R Sadr, “Effect of Nanoparticles on the Fuel Properties and Spray Performance of Aviation Turbine Fuel,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, accepted DOI: 10.1115/1.4034858, 2017
  • G Yu, O Askari, F Hadi, Z Wang, H Metghalchi, K Kannaiyan and R Sadr, “Theoretical Prediction of Laminar Burning Speed and Ignition Delay Time of Gas-to-Liquid Fuel,” Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 139, 022202-1, 2017
  • K Anoop, R Sadr, R Yrac, and M Amani, “High-pressure rheology of alumina-silicon oil nanofluids,” Powder Technology, 301, 1025-1031, 2016
  • G Yang, C Erbay, S Yi, P Figueiredo, R Sadr, A Han, and C Yu, “Bifunctional nano-sponges serving as non-precious metal catalysts and self-standing cathodes for high performance fuel cell applications,” accepted for publication, Nano Energy, 2016.