Mohammad H. N. Naraghi, PhD
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D M.E. University
M.S. M.E. University
University of Wales Swansea, UK 1978
Univerity of Tehran
Integrated Intelligent Modeling, Design and Control of Crystal Growth Processes,
ARPA/AFOSR, MURI Research Program, Grant No. F49620-95-0407. (Co-PI)
Thermal Analysis of Rocket Engines, NASA Grants 3-759 and 3-892. (PI)
Thermal Model for Predicting State of Cure in Tires, Firestone Research
Laboratory Grant. (Co-PI)
Heat Transfer in Rolling Tires, Firestone Research laboratory Grant. (Co-PI)
Recent Publications and Professional Activities:
Naraghi, M.H.N., and Nunes, E.M., “Effects of Gas Radiation on the Thermal
Characteristics of Regeratively Cooled Rocket Engines,” ASME
paper IMECE2002-33920, presented at the 2002 ASME International Mechanical
Engineering Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 17-22, 2002
Nunes, E.M., Naraghi, M.H.N., Zhang, H., and Prasad, V., " A volume Radiation
Heat Transfer Model for Czochralski Crystal Growth Processes,"
Journal of Crystal Growth 236, pp. 596-608, 2002.
Nunes, E.M., Modi, V., and Naraghi, M.H.N., "Radiative Transfer in Arbitrarily-Shaped
Axisymmetric Bodies with Anisotropic Scattering Media," International Journal
of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 43, pp. 3275-3285, 2000.
Naraghi, M.H.N., Quentmeyer, R.J. and Mohr, D.H., “Effect of a Blocked
Channel on the Wall Temperature of a Regeneratively Cooled Rocket Thrust
Chamber,” AIAA paper 2001-3406, presented at the 37th Joint Propulsion
Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, July 8-11, 2001
Gyves, T.W., Irvine, T.F., and Naraghi, M.H.N., "Gravitational and Centrifugal
Buoyancy Effects in Curved Square Channels with Conjugated Boundary Conditions,"
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 42, pp. 2015-2029,
Nunes, E.M., Naraghi, M.H.N., ``A Model for Radiative Heat Transfer Analysis
in Arbitrarily-Shaped Axisymmetric Enclosures'', Numerical Heat transfer,
Part A, Vol. 33, pp. 495-513, 1998.
Neghabat, A., and Naraghi, M.H.N., "Analysis of radiative Heat transfer
in Three-Dimensional Nonhomogeneous, nongray, and Anisotropic Scattering
Media," Heat Transfer 1998, Vol. 7, pp. 415-420, presented at the 1998,
International Heat Transfer Conference, Kyongju, Korea, August 23-28, 1998.
Naraghi, M.H.N., and Tsai, S.-C., ``A Boundary Dispatch Monte Carlo Method
for Analysis of Conductive Heat Transfer Problems," Numerical Heat Transfer
Journal , Part B, Fundamentals, Vol. 24, pp. 475-467, 1993.
Honors and Awards:
NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Lewis Research Center.
1985, 1986 , 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995.
NASA's Certificate of Recognition for development of a thermal model for
RLC Solar Water Heater:
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