Biomedical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

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Mehrdad Massoudi

Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Senior Research Engineer, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Address:
NETL
P.O. Box 10940 Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Tel: (412)_ 386-4975
Fax:  (412) 268-1173
Email: mehrdadm_
                andrew.cmu.edu

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1986

Research Areas

Biomechanics; rheology of blood and mechanics of the heart muscle; non-linear constitutive modeling of biological tissues; mechanics of complex fluids.

Publications

  1. Yang, H., M. Massoudi, and A. D. Kirwan, Jr. Entropy Analysis for a Nonlinear Fluid with a Nonlinear Heat Flux Vector. Entropy, 2017, 19(12), 689; doi:10.3390/e19120689.

  2. WT Wu, Y Li, N Aubry, M Massoudi, JF Antaki. Numerical Simulation of Red Blood Cell-Induced Platelet Transport in Saccular Aneurysms. Applied Sciences, 7 (5), 484, 2017.

  3. Y Li, H Yan, M Massoudi, WT Wu. Effects of Anisotropic Thermal Conductivity and Lorentz Force on the Flow and Heat Transfer of a Ferro-Nanofluid in a Magnetic Field. Energies, 10 (7), 1065, 2017.

  4. WT Wu, N Aubry, JF Antaki, M Massoudi. Flow of blood in micro-channels: recent results based on mixture theory. International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, 9 (12017), 40-50.

  5. WT Wu, N Aubry, JF Antaki, ML McKoy, M Massoudi. Heat Transfer in a Drilling Fluid with Geothermal Applications. Energies, 10 (9), 1349, 2017.

  6. WT Wu, N Aubry, M Massoudi, JF Antaki. Transport of platelets induced by red blood cells based on mixture theory. International Journal of Engineering Science, 118, 16-27, 2017.

  7. WT Wu, ZF Zhou, N Aubry, JF Antaki, M Massoudi. Heat transfer and flow of a dense suspension between two cylinders. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 112, 597-606, 2017.

  8. W.T. Wu, M. Massoudi and H. Yan. "Heat Transfer and Flow of Nanofluids in a Y-Type Intersection Channel with Multiple Pulsations: A Numerical Study". Energies, 2017, 10(4), 492; doi:10.3390/en10040492.

  9. W.T. Wu, N. Aubry, J.F. Antaki, and M. Massoudi. "Normal stress effects in the gravity driven flow of granular materials". International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 90 (2017), 84-91.

  10. W.T. Wu, N. Aubry, J.F. Antaki, and M. Massoudi. "Flow of a fluid-solid mixture: Normal stress differences and slip boundary condition". International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 90 (2017), 39-49.

  11. Wei-Tao Wu, Megan A. Jamiolkowski, William R. Wagner, Nadine Aubry, Mehrdad Massoudi, and James F. Antaki. "Multi-Constituent Simulation of Thrombus Deposition". Scientific Reports, 2017; 7: 42720. doi: 10.1038/srep42720.

  12. H. Jeon, M. Massoudi, and J. Kim. "Magneto-hydrodynamics-driven mixing of a reagent and a phosphate-buffered solution: A computational study". Applied Mathematics and Computation, 298 (2017), 261-271.

  13. Wei-Tao Wu, Fang Yang, Jingchun Wu, Nadine Aubry, Mehrdad Massoudi, James F. Antaki. “High fidelity computational simulation of thrombus formation in Thoratec HeartMate II continuous flow ventricular assist device". Scientific Reports, 2016; 6: 38025. doi: 10.1038/srep38025.

  14. T. X. Phuoc, M. Massoudi, and P. Wang. Laser-Induced Motion of a Nanofluid in a Micro-channel. Fluids, 2016, 1(4), 35; doi:10.3390/fluids1040035.

  15. M. Massoudi and A. D. Kirwan, Jr. On the thermomechanics of a nonlinear heat conducting suspension. Fluids, 2016, 1(2), 19; doi:10.3390/fluids1020019.

  16. Massoudi, M. and P. X. Tran. Couette-Poiseuille flow of a suspension modeled as a modified third grade Fluid. Archive of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 86 (2016), pp. 921-932.

  17. W. T. Wu, A. B. Martin, A. Gandini, N. Aubry, M. Massoudi, J. F. Antaki. Design of microfluidic channels for magnetic separation of malaria-infected red blood cells. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 20 (2), 1-11.

  18. W. T. Wu, and M Massoudi. Heat Transfer and Dissipation Effects in the Flow of a Drilling Fluid. Fluids, 2016, 1, 4; doi:10.3390/fluids1010004.

  19. Z. Zhou, W.T. Wu, and M. Massoudi. Fully developed flow of a drilling fluid between two rotating cylinders. Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 281 (2016), pp. 266-277.

  20. M. Massoudi, J. Kim and P. Wang. On the Heat Flux Vector and Thermal Conductivity of Slags: A Brief Review. Energies, 2016, 9(1), 27; doi:10.3390/en9010027.

  21. J. Kim, J. F. Antaki, and M. Massoudi. Computational study of blood flow in microchannels. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 292C (2016) pp. 174-187.

  22. Miao, L., and M. Massoudi. Effects of shear dependent viscosity and variable thermal conductivity on the flow and heat transfer in a slurry. Energies, Vol. 8 (2015), pp. 11546-11574. doi:10.3390/en81011546.

  23. P. Wang , N. Means, D. Shekhawat, D. Berry, and M. Massoudi. Chemical-Looping Combustion and Gasification of Coals and Oxygen Carrier Development: A Brief Review. Energies, Vol. 8 (2015), pp. 10605-10635. doi:10.3390/en81010605.

  24. W. T. Wu, F. Yang, J. F. Antaki, N. Aubry, and M. Massoudi. Study of blood flow in several benchmark micro-channels using a two-fluid approach. International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 95(2015), pp. 49-59.

  25. L. Miao and M. Massoudi. Heat transfer analysis and flow of a slag-type fluid: Effects of variable thermal conductivity and viscosity. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, Vol. 76 (2015), pp. 8-19.

  26. M. Massoudi, G. Sanchez , S. Soltau, A. Vaidya and J. Varner. Some Experimental Observations on the Pressure Driven Flow of Biomass Suspensions. International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 85 (2014), pp. 58-65.

  27. L. Miao, W.-T. Wu, N. Aubry, and M. Massoudi. Falling film flow of a viscoelastic fluid along a wall.  Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, Vol. -- (2014), pp. ---. DOI: 10.1002/mma.3021

  28. J. Fiordilino, A. Vaidya and M. Massoudi. On the heat transfer and flow of a non-homogenous fluid.  Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 243(2014), pp. 184-196.

  29. X. Zhao, and M. Massoudi. Flow of granular materials with slip boundary condition: A continuum–kinetic theory approach. Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 242 (2014), pp. 518-527.

  30. W.T. Wu, N. Aubry, J. F. Antaki, and M. Massoudi. Study of blood flow in micro-channels using mixture theory. Proceedings of the ASME 4th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, FEDSM2014, August 3-7, 2014, Chicago, Illinois, USA, FEDSM2014-22017.

  31. W.-T. Wu, N. Aubry, M. Massoudi, J. Kim, and J. F. Antaki. A numerical study of blood flow using mixture theory.  International Journal of Engineering Science. Vol. 76 (2014), pp. 56-72.

  32. W.T. Wu, N. Aubry, and M. Massoudi.  On the coefficients of the interaction forces in a two-phase flow of a fluid infused with particles. International Journal of non-Linear Mechanics. Vol. 59 (2014),  pp. 76-82.

  33. L. Miao, W.-T. Wu, N. Aubry, and M. Massoudi. Heat transfer and flow of a slag-type non-linear fluid: Effects of variable thermal conductivity.  Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 227(2014), pp. 77-91.

  34. W. T. Wu,  N. Aubry, and M. Massoudi. Channel flow of a mixture of granular materials and a fluid." ASME Paper Number IMECE 65385 (2013): 2013.

  35. H. Yang, N. Aubry, and M. Massoudi. Heat transfer in granular materials: Effects of non-linear heat conduction and viscous dissipation. Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, Vol. 36 (2013), pp. 1947–1964.

  36. W. T. Wu, N. Aubry, and M. Massoudi. Flow of granular materials modeled as a non-linear fluid. Mechanics Research Communications, (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechrescom.2013.06.008

  37. P. Wang and M. Massoudi. Slag Behavior in Gasifiers, Part I: Influence of Coal Properties and Gasification Conditions. Energies, Vol. 6 (2013), pp. 784-806.

  38. M. Massoudi and P. Wang.  Slag Behavior in Gasifiers, Part II: Constitutive Modeling of Slag. Energies, Vol. 6 (2013), pp. 807-838.

  39. M. Massoudi, G. Sanchez, and A. Vaidya. An Engineering Approach to Pipeline Transport of Biomass. Bull. N.J. Acad. Sci.,Vol. 57 (2012), pp. 9–11. The New Jersey Academy of Science.

  40. H. Yang, N.  Aubry, and M. Massoudi. Numerical study of a non-linear model for the heat flux vector for granular materials, ASME Paper Number IMECE2012-86965, New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2012.

  41. W. T. Wu, N. Aubry, and M. Massoudi. Flow of granular materials modeled as a generalized Reiner-Rivlin type fluid, ASME Paper Number IMECE2012-86957, 2012.

  42. Massoudi, M., and A. K. Uguz.  Chemically-reacting fluids with variable transport properties. Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 219 (2012), pp. 1761-1775

  43. M. Massoudi, J. Kim, and J. F. Antaki.  Modeling and numerical simulation of blood flow using the Theory of Interacting Continua. International Journal of non-Linear Mechanics. Vol. 47 (2012), pp. 506-520.

  44. M. Massoudi and P. X. Tran.  "Remarks on Constitutive Modeling of Nanofluids, "Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 2012, Article ID 927580, 6 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/927580.

  45. M. Massoudi and A. Vaidya. Analytical solutions to Stokes-type flows of inhomogeneous fluids.  Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 218 (2012), pp.6314-6329.

  46. J. Kim, M. Massoudi, J. F. Antaki and A. Gandini.  Removal of malaria-infected red blood cells using magnetic cell separators: A computational study. Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 218(2012), pp.6841-6850.

  47. P. Wang and M. Massoudi.  "Impact of Coal and Operation Conditions on Coal Slag Flow Behavior in Gasifiers" ACS Spring Meeting 2012, San Diego, CA. ACS document number 21177 in Fuel division.

  48. T. X. Phuoc, M. Massoudi, and R.-H. Chen.  Viscosity and thermal conductivity of nanofluids containing multi-walled carbon nanotubes stabilized by chitosan. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 50 (2011), pp. 12-18.

  49. M. Massoudi and M. M. Mehrabadi.  Implicit constitutive relations in thermoelasticity. International Journal of non-Linear Mechanics, Vol. 46 (2011), pp. 286-290.

  50. M. Massoudi and A. Vaidya.  A note on unsteady flows of inhomogeneous incompressible fluids. International Journal of non-Linear Mechanics. Vol.  46 (2011), pp. 738-741.

  51. M. Massoudi, Kim, J., S. J. Hund, and J. F. Antaki. Application of the theory of interacting continua to blood flow. Paper Number: SBC2011-53260, ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference Proceedings, June 2011.

  52. M. Massoudi.  A generalization of Reiner’s mathematical model for wet sand. Mechanics Research Communications, Volume 38 (2011), pp. 378-381.

  53. M. Massoudi.  “Heat Transfer in Complex Fluids”, pp. 497-520. In Two Phase Flow, Phase Change and Numerical Modeling.  Edited by: Amimul Ahsan, ISBN 978-953-307-584-6. InTech Open, September 2011. Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/heat-transfer-in-complex-fluids

  54. C.-S. Man and M. Massoudi. On the thermodynamics of some generalized second-grade fluids. Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Vol. 22 (2010), pp. 27-46.

  55. M. Massoudi and M. M. Mehrabadi. An implicit continuum mechanics approach to heat conduction in granular materials. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 49 (2010), pp. 5215-5221.

  56. A. K. Uguz and M. Massoudi. Heat transfer and Couette flow of a chemically-reacting non-linear fluid. Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, Vol.  33(2010), pp.1331-1341.

  57. M. Massoudi. A Mixture Theory formulation for hydraulic or pneumatic transport of solid particles. International Journal of Engineering Science. Vol. 48 (2010), pp. 1440-1461.

  58. S. J. Hund, J. F. Antaki and M. Massoudi.  On the representation of turbulent stresses for computing blood damage. International Journal of Engineering Science. Vol. 48 (2010), pp.1325-1331.

  59. M. Massoudi. Mathematical Modeling of Granular Materials. Pages 219-245. In Rheology of Complex Fluids, Deshpande, Abhijit P.; Krishnan, J. Murali; Kumar, P. B. Sunil (Eds.),1st Edition., 2010, Hardcover, Springer, ISBN: 978-1-4419-6493-9.

  60. T. X. Phuoc and M. Massoudi. Experimental observations of the effects of shear rates and particle concentration on the viscosity of Fe2O3 – Deionized water nanofluids. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 48(2009), pp. 1294-1301.

  61. M. Massoudi, T. X. Phuoc, and R. Wulandana. Convection-radiation heat transfer in a non-linear fluid with temperature-dependent viscosity, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2009 (2009), Article ID 232670, 15pages. DOI:10.1155/2009/232670.

  62. M. Massoudi and T. X. Phuoc. Unsteady motion of a non-linear viscoelastic fluid. International Journal of non-Linear Mechanics, Vol. 44(2009), pp.1063-1072.

  63. M. Massoudi, A. Vaidya, and R. Wulandana. Natural convection flow of a generalized second grade fluid between two vertical walls.  Nonlinear Analysis, Part II, Real World Applications, Vol. 9 (2008), pp.80-93.

  64. M. Massoudi. A note on the meaning of mixture viscosity using the classical continuum theories of mixtures. International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol.46 (2008), pp.677-689.

  65. M. Massoudi and A. Vaidya. On some generalizations of the second grade fluid model. Nonlinear Analysis, Part II, Real World Applications, Vol. 9 (2008), pp.1169-1183.

  66. M. Massoudi and T. X. Phuoc. Pulsatile flow of blood using a modified second-grade fluid model.  Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Vol. 56 (2008), pp.199-211.

  67. M. Massoudi and T. X. Phuoc. Flow of a non-linear (density-gradient-dependent) viscous fluid with heat generation, viscous dissipation and radiation.  Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, Volume 31 (2008), pp.1685-1703.

  68. M. Massoudi and J. F. Antaki. An anisotropic constitutive equation for the stress tensor of blood based on Mixture Theory. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2008 (2008), Article ID 579172, 30 pages, doi:10.1155/2008/579172.

  69. M. Massoudi. Flow of a binary mixture of linearly incompressible viscous fluids between two horizontal parallel plates. Mechanics Research Communications, Volume 35 (2008), pp. 603-608.

  70. M. Massoudi and T. X. Phuoc. On the motion of a second grade fluid due to longitudinal and torsional oscillations of a cylinder: A numerical study. Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 203 (2008), pp.471-481.

  71. R. Zhao, M. Massoudi, Hund, S. J., Kameneva, M. V., and Antaki, J. F. Experimental and theoretical investigation of blood microflow dynamics associated with blood contacting devices. Biorheology, Vol.45 (2008), pp. 76-77.

  72. R. Zhao, M. Massoudi, S. J. Hund, and J. F. Antaki. A volume fraction based two-phase constitutive model for blood. Proceedings of the ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2008- 193172, June 25-29, Marriott Resort, Marco Island, Florida, USA.

(Updated 12/20/2017)