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Mohammad Saghafifar

Cambridge, U.K. 

 

E-mail: msaghafifar@alumni.aus.edu

               ms2474@cam.ac.uk

Phone: 00971-50 1745231

Professional info​

I am currently a PhD student in the Engineering department (Division A: Energy, Fluids and Turbomachinery) of the University of Cambridge. I'm working under the supervision of Dr. Stuart Scott.

Languages

Farsi

English 

Refereed Journal Papers
1. Chemical looping electricity storage

Mohammad Saghafifar; Matthias A.Schnellmann; Stuart A. Scott

Applied Energy,  2020

2. Design and analysis of a dual-receiver direct steam generator solar power tower plant with a flexible heliostat field

Mohammad Saghafifar; Kasra Mohammadi; Kody Powell

Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 39, 2020, 100698

3. A critical overview of solar assisted carbon capture systems: Is solar always the solution?

Mohammad Saghafifar; Samuel Gabra

International Journal of Greenhouse Control, 92, 2020, 102852

4. Hybrid systems based on gas turbine combined cycle for trigeneration of power, cooling, and freshwater: A comparative techno-economic assessment

Kasra Mohammadi; Mohammad Khaledi; Mohammad Saghafifar; Kody Powell

Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 37, 2020, 100632

5. Thermo-economic analysis and optimization of heliostat fields using AINEH code: Analysis of implementation of non-equal heliostats (AINEH)

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla; Kasra Mohammadi

Renewable Energy, 135, 2019, 920-935

6. Hybrid concentrated solar power (CSP)-desalination systems: A review

Kasra Mohammadi; Mohammad Saghafifar; Kevin Ellingwood; Kody Powell

Desalination, 468, 2019, 114083

7. A review of unconventional bottoming cycles for waste heat recovery: Part I -Analysis, design, and optimization

Mohammad Saghafifar; Amr Omar; Kasra Mohammadi; Adnan Alashkar; Mohamed Gadalla 

Energy Conversion and Management, 198, 2019, 110905

8. A review of unconventional bottoming cycles for waste heat recovery: Part II –Applications

Amr Omar; Mohammad Saghafifar; Kasra Mohammadi; Adnan Alashkar; Mohamed Gadalla 

Energy Conversion and Management, 180, 2019, 559–583

9. A critical assessment of thermo-economic analyses of different air bottoming cycles for waste heat recovery

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

International Journal of Energy Research, 43(4), 2019, 1315-1341

10. Thermoeconomic analysis of multi-stage recuperative Brayton power cycles: Part I- hybridization with a solar power tower system

Kasra Mohammadi; Jon G. McGowan; Mohammad Saghafifar

Energy Conversion and Management, 185, 2019, 898-919

11. Thermo-economic analysis of a novel hybrid multigeneration system based on an integrated triple effect refrigeration system for production of power and refrigeration

Kasra Mohammadi; Mohammad Saghafifar; Jon G. McGowan; Kody Powell

Journal of Cleaner Production, 238, 2019, 117912

12. Thermo-economic evaluation of several feasible modifications to the gas power plant with air bottoming combined cycle for different applications

Kasra Mohammadi; Mohammad Saghafifar; Jon G. McGowan

Energy Conversion and Management, 172, 2018, 619-644

13. A concise overview of heliostat fields-solar thermal collectors: Current state of art and future perspective

Mohamed Gadalla;​ Mohammad Saghafifar

International Journal of Energy Research 42(10), 2018, 3145-3163

14. Economic feasibility and environmental benefits of developing grid-connected photovoltaic plants in the southern coast of Iran

Kasra Mohammadi; Mahmoud Naderi; Mohammad Saghafifar 

Energy, 156, 2018, 17-31

15. Thermo-economic analysis of recuperated Maisotsenko bottoming cycle using triplex air saturator: Comparative analyses

Mohammad Saghafifar; Amr Omar; Sepehr Erfanmoghaddam; Mohamed Gadalla

Applied Thermal Engineering 111, 2017, 431-444

16. Thermo-economic evaluation of water-injected air bottoming cycles hybridization using heliostat field collector: Comparative analyses

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

Energy 119, 2017, 1230-1246 

17. Thermo-economic optimization of hybrid solar Maisotsenko bottoming cycles using heliostat field collector: Comparative analyses

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

Applied Energy 190, 2017, 686-702

18.Energy and Exergy analyses of integration of pulse combustor in air bottoming cycle power plants

Mohamed Gadalla;​ Mohammad Saghafifar

Applied Thermal Engineering 121 2017, 674-687

19. Comparative analysis of power augmentation in air bottoming cycles

​Mohammad SaghafifarAndreas Poullikkas

International Journal of Sustainable Energy 36 (1), 2017, 47-60

20. Performance assessment of integrated PV/T and solid desiccant air-conditioning systems for cooling buildings using Maisotsenko cooling cycle

​Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

Solar Energy 127, 2016, 79-95

21. Thermo-economic analysis of conventional combined cycle hybridization: United Arab Emirates case study

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

Energy Conservation and Management 111, 2016, 358-374

22. Performance assessment and transient optimization of air precooling in multi-stage solid desiccant air conditioning systems

Mohamed Gadalla;​ Mohammad Saghafifar

Energy Conservation and Management 119, 2016, 187-202

23. Thermo-economic analysis of air bottoming cycle hybridization using heliostat field collector: A comparative analysis

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

Energy 112, 2016, 698-714

24. Thermo-economic Analysis of Air Saturator Integration in Conventional Combined cycles

Amr Omar; Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

Applied Thermal Engineering 107, 2016, 1104-1122

25. Thermo-economic and comparative analyses of two recently proposed optimization approaches for circular heliostat fields: Campo radial-staggered and biomimetic spiral

Mohamed Gadalla;​ Mohammad Saghafifar

Solar Energy 136, 2016, 197-209

26. Analysis of Maisotsenko open gas turbine power cycle with a detailed air saturator model

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

Applied Energy 149, 2015, 338-353

27. Analysis of Maisotsenko open gas turbine bottoming cycle

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

Applied Thermal Engineering 82, 2015, 351-359

28. Innovative inlet air cooling technology for gas turbine power plants using integrated solid desiccant and Maisotsenko cooler

​Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

Energy 87, 2015, 663-677

29.Thermo-economic optimization of air bottoming cycles

​Mohammad SaghafifarAndreas Poullikkas

Journal of Power Technologies 95(3), 2015, 211-220

Skills

MATLAB

EES

LATEX

3ds Max

C

FEMLAB

Inventor

AutoCAD

ANSYS

Publication
1. Thermodynamic Analysis and Design of a Heliostat Field to Co-Produce Hydrogen and Electricity

Dona P. U. MadurawalaMohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition,

2017, Tampa, Florida, United States 

2.A thermoeconomic comparative analysis between different approaches of specific carbon dioxide emission reduction for a simple gas turbine power plant

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

In proceedings of 9th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium,

2017, Split, Croatia

3.Performance assessment and transient optimization of multi-stage solid desiccant air conditioning systems with building PV/T integration 

Mohamed Gadalla; ​Mohammad Saghafifar

SPIE Optics + Photonics for Sustainable Energy,

2016, San Diego, United States 

4.Selecting a proper design period for heliostat field layout optimization using Campo code

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

SPIE Optics + Photonics for Sustainable Energy,

2016, San Diego, United States  

5.Improvement in spiral heliostat field layout thermo-economic performance by field zoning implementation

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

ASME 2016 Power and Energy Conference and Exhibition,

2016, Charlotte North Carolina , United States 

6.Integrating a pulse combustor in air bottoming cycle power plants (PDF)

Mohamed Gadalla; ​Mohammad Saghafifar

In proceedings of 7th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, 2015, Valenciennes, France

 

7.Solid Desiccant Air Conditioning Systems Using Maisotsenko Cooling Cycle (PDF)

Mohammad Saghafifar; Mohamed Gadalla

In Proceedings of third International Conference on Water, Energy, and the Environment,

2015, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

 

Conference Presentations
University of Cambridge 

2017-present ​

 

PhD in Engineering

Commenced in October 2017

Expected Graduation in December 2020

American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

2012 - 2015

 

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Commenced in September 2012

Graduated in December 2015

Earned Credits: 30/30, CGPA: 4/4

 

American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

​2008 - 2012

 

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Commenced in August 2008

Graduated in July 2012

Earned Credits: 140/140, CGPA: 3.71/4

Education​

© 2015 by Mohammad Saghafifar

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