Ahmad Vaselbehagh, Ph.D.

Name:

Ahmad  Vaselbehagh, Ph.D.

Title:

Assistant Professor

Department:

Mechanical Engineering

Email Address:

avaselbehagh@tntech.edu

Phone:

(931) 372-6468

Office:

BRWN 322

Educational Background

  • Postdoc, Physical Ocean Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, 2015-2017
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Windsor, 2015
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Ferdowsi University, 2011
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Ferdowsi University, 2008

Professional Appointments

  • 2017 – present     Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University

Teaching

  • Conduction Heat Transfer – ME6010
  • Thermodynamics I – ME3210 
  • Fluid Mechanics - ME3720

Selected Synergistic Activities

  • Program Chair, Energy & Resources for Tomorrow, Windsor, Canada, June 20-21, 2019
  • Editor, Special Issue: “Further Integration and Advancement of Sustainability”, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Elsevier – 2018-2019
  • Editor, Book: “Advances in Sustainable Energy”, Springer – 2018-2019
  • Editor, Book: “Four Life-Supporting Elements: Air, Water, Energy, Food”, Taylor and Francis – 2018-2019
  • Editor, Special Issue: “Future and Sustainability”, Journal of International Journal of Sustainable Energy, Taylor and Francis – 2018-2019
  • Program Chair, Energy and Sustainability Conference, Windsor, Canada – 2018
  • Editor, Proceedings: “The Energy Mix for Sustaining Our Future”, Springer – 2018
  • Editor, Special Issue: “Natural Resources and Energy Usage”, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Elsevier – 2017-2018
  • Editor, Proceedings of the International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM 2017), American Institute of  Physics (AIP). – 2017

Selected Publications

  • Archer, C.L., Vasel-Be-Hagh, Wake steering via yaw control in multi-turbine wind farms: Recommendations based on Large-Eddy Simulation, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 33, 34-43.π 2019
  • Archer, C.L., Wu, S., Vasel-Be-Hagh, A., Brodie, J.F., Delgado, R., St. P ́e, A., Oncley, S., Semmer, S., The VERTEX field campaign: Observations of near-ground effects of wind turbine wakes, Journal of Turbulence, DOI: 10.1080/14685248.2019.1572161. 2019
  • Dittner, M.E., Vasel-Be-Hagh, A., Chapter 3: “Advances in Wind Power Forecasting”, In: “Advances in Sustainable Energy”, Springer, Chapter 3, ISBN: 978-3-030-05635-3, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-05636-0_3. 2019
  • Archer, C.L., Vasel-Be-Hagh, A., Wu, S., Pan, Y., Yan, C., Brodie, J.F., Maguire, E., “Review and Evaluation of Wake Loss Models for Wind Energy Applications”, Applied Energy, 226, 1187-1207. 2018
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Optimization of Wind Farms for Communities, In: Wind and Solar Based Energy Systems for Communities, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). 2018
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Iakovidis, F., The Effect of Wind Direction on the Performance of Solar PV Plants, Energy Conversion and Management, 153, 455-461 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2017.09.077). 2017
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Archer, C., Wind Farm Hub Height Optimization. Applied Energy, 195C: 905-921. 2017
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Archer, C., Wind Farms with Counter-Rotating Wind Turbines. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 24, 19-30 (DOI: 10.1016/j.seta.2016.10.004). 2017
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Carriveau, R., Ting, D.S.-K., Turner, J.S., Drag of Buoyant Vortex Rings. Physical Review E, 92/4: 1-5. 2015
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Carriveau, R., Ting, D.S.-K., A Balloon Bursting Underwater. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 769: 522 – 540. 2015
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Carriveau, R., Ting, D.S.-K., Flow over Submerged Energy Storage Balloons in Closely and Widely Spaced Floral Configurations. Ocean Engineering, 95: 59 – 77. 2015
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Carriveau, R., Ting, D.S.-K., Structural Analysis of an Underwater Energy Storage Accumulator. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 11: 165 - 172. 2015
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Carriveau, R., Ting, D.S.-K., Flow past an Accumulator Unit of an Underwater Energy Storage System: Three Touching Balloons in Floral Configuration. Journal of Marine Science and Application, 13/4: 467 – 476. 2014
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Carriveau, R., Ting, D.S.-K., Underwater Compressed Air Energy Storage Improved through Vortex Hydro Energy. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 7: 1 – 5. 2014
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Carriveau, R., Ting, D.S.-K., Numerical Simulation of Flow past an Underwater Energy Storage Balloon. Computers and Fluids, 88: 272 – 286. 2013
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Carriveau, R., Ting, D.S.-K., Energy Storage using Weights Hydraulically Lifted above Ground. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 70/5: 792 – 799. 2013
  • Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., Ting, D.S.-K., Carriveau, R., Correlating Flow Pattern with Force Coefficients in Air Flow past a Tandem Unit of Three Circular Cylinders. International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, 40/3: 235 – 253. 2013
  • Esfahani, J.A., Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., A Numerical Study on Shear Layer Behavior in Flow over a Square Unit of Four Cylinders at Reynolds Number of 200 using the LB Method. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 13/4: 103 – 119. 2013
  • Esfahani, J.A., Vasel-Be-Hagh, A.R., LB Simulation of Heat Transfer in Flow past a Square Unit of Four Isothermal Cylinders. Comptes Rendus Mecanique, 340/7: 526 – 535. 2012