Journal Publications

1. F.Hagelberg, J.Wu, Anahita Ayasoufi, J.Leszczynski, "Intrinsic Magnetism in
Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes of Finite Length," in: Practical Aspects of
Computational Chemistry III, eds: J.Leszczynski, M.K.Shukla, Springer 2014.

​​2. Wu, J., Ayasoufi, A., Leszczynski, J., Hagelberg, F., “Magnetic, Mechanic, and Adsorption Properties of Cross-Linking Carbon Nanotubes: a Computational Study,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry, accepted for publication, 2013.

3. ​Molavi, H., Hakkaki-Fard, A., Molavi, M. Rahmani, R. K., Ayasoufi, A., and
Noori, S.,“Estimation of boundary conditions in the presence of unknown moving
boundary caused by ablation”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 54,
pp.1030-1038, 2011.

4. Molavi, H., Hakkaki-Fard, A., Rahmani, R. K., Ayasoufi, A., and Molvai, M. 2010, “A Novel Methodology for Combined Parameter and Function Estimation Problems”, accepted for publication in ASME Journal of Heat Transfer.

5. Rahmani, R. K., Molavi, H., Ayasoufi, A., Koomullil, R. P., and Cheng, G., 2010, “Solution of Radiative Boundary Design Problems Using a Combined Optimization Technique”, Journal of Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B, 57(5).

6. Molavi, H., Pourshaban, I., Hakkaki-Fard, A., Molavi, M. Ayasoufi, A. and Rahmani, R. K., 2009, “Inverse Identification of Thermal Properties of Charring Ablators”, Journal of Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B, 56(6).

7. Ayasoufi, A., Rahmani, R. K., and Keith, T. G., “Stefan Number-Insensitive Numerical Simulation of the Enthalpy Method for Stefan Problems using the Space-Time CE/SE Method”, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, 55(4), 2009.

8. Rahmani, R. K., Molavi, H., and Ayasoufi, A., 2009, “A Novel Gradient-Type Method Based on Maximum Entropy Principle Applied to the Inverse Radiation Problems”, ASME ECT Journal, 8(1).

9. Rahmani, R. K., Ayasoufi, A., and Molavi, H., 2009, “Numerical Simulation of Transient Radiative Heat Transfer Applying Finite Volume Method on Generalized Computational Grid”, ASME ECT Journal, 8(1).

10. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “Numerical Simulation of Turbulence Flow in an Industrial Static Mixer”, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, 18 (6), 2008.

11. Rahmani, R. K., Ayasoufi, A., and Keith, T. G., “A Numerical Study of the Global Performance of Two Static Mixers”, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 129 (3), 2007.

12. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “A Numerical Study of the Heat Transfer Rate in a Helical Static Mixer”, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 128 (8), 2006.

13. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “Numerical Simulation and Mixing Study of Pseudo-Plastic Fluids in an Industrial Helical Static Mixer”, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 128 (3), 2006. (Ranked #7 in the Top 10 Most Downloaded Articles, Oct 2008.)

14. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulation and Performance Study of an Industrial Helical Static Mixer”, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 127(3), 2005.

15. Ayasoufi, A., Keith, T. G., and Rahmani, R. K., “Application of the Conservation Element and Solution Element Method in Numerical Modeling of Three-Dimensional Heat Conduction with Melting and/or Freezing”, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 126(6), 2004.

16. Ayasoufi, A. and Keith, T. G., “Application of the Conservation Element and Solution Element Method in Numerical Modeling of Axisymmetric Heat Conduction with Melting and/or Freezing”, JSME International Journal series B, 47(1), 2004.

17. Ayasoufi, A. and Keith, T. G., “Application of the Conservation Element and Solution Element Method in Numerical Modeling of Heat Conduction with Melting and/or Freezing”, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, 13(4), 2003.

18. Rahmani, R. K., Ayasoufi, A., and Keith, T. G., “Enhancement of Convective Heat Transfer in Internal Viscous Flows by Inserting Motionless Mixers”, submitted to the ASME International Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications

19. Tanbour, E. Y., Rahmani, R. K., Alzoubi, M. F., and Ayasoufi, A., “Experimental Study of a Waste Heat Recovery System for Supplemental Heaters”, under review at journal of Energy Conversion and Management.

20. Molavi, H., Molavi, M. Rahmani, R. K., and Ayasoufi, A., “Estimation of Boundary Conditions in the Presence of Unknown Moving Boundary Caused by Ablation”, under review at the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.



Conference Publications and Presentations

21. Tanbour, E. Y., Rahmani, R. K., and Ayasoufi, A., “Large-Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Flow Through Small Gage Gas Appliance Orifices”, Proc. of the 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, November 13-19, 2009, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

22. Rahmani, R. K., Molavi, H., and Ayasoufi, A., “A Novel Gradient-Type Method Based Maximum Entropy Regularization Principle Applied to the Inverse Radiation Problems”, proceedings of the 2009 ASME ECTC, October 2-3, 2009, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

23. Rahmani, R. K., Ayasoufi, A., and Molavi, H., “Numerical Simulation of Transient Radiative Heat Transfer Applying Finite Volume Method on Generalized Computational Grid”, proceedings of the 2009 ASME ECTC, October 2-3, 2009, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

24. Rahmani, R. K., Ayasoufi, A., and Keith, T. G., “Enhancement of Convective Heat Transfer in Internal Viscous Flows by Inserting Motionless Mixers”, Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 19-23, 2009, San Francisco, California.

25. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “Large-Eddy Turbulent Flow Simulation of a KOMAX Static Mixer”, Proc. of the 2008 ASME Fluids Engineering Conference, August 10-14, 2008, Jacksonville, Florida.

26. Venkatachari, B.S., Cheng, G.C., Koomullil, R.P., and Ayasoufi, A., “Computational Tools for Re-Entry Aerothermodynamics: Part II - Surface Ablation”, AIAA Paper 2008-1218, 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, January 7-10, 2008.

27. Rahmani, R. K., Ayasoufi, A., and Keith, T. G., “A Numerical Study of Turbulent Flow in Helical Static Mixers”, Proc. of the ASME Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, July 17-20, 2006, Miami, Florida.

28. Ayasoufi, A., Rahmani, R. K., Cheng, G., and Koomullil, R. P., Neroorkar, K. “Numerical Simulation of Ablation for Reentry Vehicles”, Proc. of the 9th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, June 5-8, 2006, San Francisco, California.

29. Rahmani, R. K., Ayasoufi, A., Cheng, G., and Koomullil, R. P., “Finite Volume Method for Non-Equilibrium Radiative Heat Transfer Using Generalized Grid”, Proc. of the 9th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, June 5-8, 2006, San Francisco, California.

30. Rahmani, R. K., Ayasoufi, A., and Keith, T. G., “A Numerical Study on Enhancement of Heat Exchanger Performance by Inserting Static Mixer Elements”, Proc. of the 2006 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, July 23-27, 2006, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

31. Rahmani, R. K., Ayasoufi, A., and Keith, T. G., “A Numerical Study of the Global Performance of Two Static Mixers”, Proc. of the 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, November 5-11, 2005, Orlando, Florida.

32. Ayasoufi, A., Keith, T. G., and Rahmani, R. K., “Stefan Number-Insensitive Numerical Simulation of Enthalpy Method for Heat Conduction with Melting and/or Freezing Processes using the Space-Time Conservation Element and Solution Element Method”, Proceedings of the 2004 ASME Heat Transfer/Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, July 11-15, 2004, Charlotte, North Carolina.

33. Ayasoufi, A. and Keith, T. G., “Application of the Conservation Element and Solution Element Method in Numerical Modeling of Axisymmetric Heat Conduction with Melting and/or Freezing”, Proceedings of the 6th ASME – JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, March 16-20, 2003, Hawaii.

34. Ayasoufi, A., Keith, T. G., and Rahmani, R. K., “Numerical Simulation of the Enthalpy Method for the Stefan Problems using the Space-Time Conservation Element and Solution Element Method”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, September 7-9, 2004, Lisbon, Portugal.

35. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “A Numerical Study of a Static Mixer’s Performance for a Variety of Flow Conditions”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, September 7-9, 2004, Lisbon, Portugal.

36. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “A Study of the Accuracy, Global Performance, and Computational Expenses of k-epsilon, k-omega, and RSM Turbulent Models for Flow in an Industrial Static Mixer”, Proceeding of the 5th International Bi-Annual ASME/JSME Symposium on Computational Technology for Fluid/Thermal/Chemical/Stressed Systems with Industrial Applications, July 25-29, 2004, San Diego, California.

37. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulation and Performance Study of an Industrial Static Mixer Using Pseudo-Plastic Fluids”, Proceedings of the 5th International Bi-Annual ASME/JSME Symposium on Computational Technology for Fluid/Thermal/Chemical/Stressed Systems with Industrial Applications, July 25-29, 2004, San Diego, California.

38. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “Numerical Simulation and Mixing Study of Non-Newtonian Fluids in an Industrial Helical Static Mixer”, Proceedings of the 2004 ASME Heat Transfer/Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, July 11-15, 2004, Charlotte, North Carolina.

39. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “Large-Eddy Turbulent Flow Simulation of an Industrial Helical Static Mixer”, Proceedings of the 2004 ASME Heat Transfer/Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, July 11-15, 2004, Charlotte, North Carolina.

40. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “A Numerical Study of the Heat Transfer Rate in a Helical Static Mixer”, Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, November 13-19, 2004, Anaheim, California.

41. Ayasoufi, A. and Keith, T. G., “Application of the Conservation Element and Solution Element Method in Numerical Modeling of Three-Dimensional Heat Conduction with Melting and/or Freezing”, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Heat Transfer conference, July 21-23, 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada.

42. Rahmani, R. K., Keith, T. G., and Ayasoufi, A., “Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulation and Performance Study of an Industrial Helical Static Mixer”, Proceedings of 2003 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, July 6-11, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii.

43. Mazaheri, K., Rahmani, R. K., and Ayasoufi, A., “Three Dimensional Solution Adaptive Approach for Inviscid Compressible Equations”, Proceedings of the eighth Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, December 6-10, 1999, Shenzhen, China.

44. Mazaheri, K. and Ayasoufi, A., “Solution Adaptive Approach for Euler Equations in Axisymmetric Problems”, Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference of the Computational Fluid Dynamics Society of Canada, June 7-9, 1998, Quebec City, Québec, Canada.

45. Mazaheri, K. and Ayasoufi, A., “Adaptive Solution of the Euler Equations for Internal Axisymmetric Compressible Flows”, Proceedings of the 4th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, September 7-11, 1998, Athens, Greece.