School of Mechanical Engineering |University of Tehran

University of Tehran

Meghdad Saffaripour

  • Combustion and Fuels
  • Internal Combustion Engine Emissions
  • Optical Diagnostics
  • Air Pollution
  • Particulate Matter
1450 Kargar St. N., Tehran, Iran, 14399‒57131

Academic Path

Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran
Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada
Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada


  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Thermodynamics
  • Technical Writing
  • Advanced Combustion and Fuels
  • Optical Diagnostics
  • Advanced Thermodynamics

Featured Articles

  • J.S. Olfert, M. Dickau, M. Saffaripour, K. Thomson, G. Smallwood, M.E.J. Stettler, A. Boies, Y. Sevcenco, A. Crayford, M. Johnson, “Effective Density and Volatility of Particles Sampled from a Helicopter Gas Turbine Engine”, Aerosol Science and Technology, 51 (6) (2017) 704-714.
  • M. Saffaripour, L. Tay, K.A. Thomson, G.J. Smallwood, B. Brem, L. Durdina, M. Johnson, “Raman Spectroscopy and TEM Characterization of Solid Particulate Matter Emitted from Soot Generators and Aircraft Turbine Engines,” Aerosol Science and Technology, 51 (4) (2017) 518–531.
  • F. Liu, S. Rogak, D.R. Snelling, M. Saffaripour, K.A. Thomson, G.J. Smallwood, “Effects of laser fluence non-uniformity on ambient-temperature soot measurements using the auto-compensating laser-induced incandescence technique,” Applied Physics B, 122 (11) (2016) 286–297.
  • T.W. Chan, M. Saffaripour, F. Liu, J. Hendren, K.A. Thomson, J. Kubsh, R. Brezny, G. Rideout, “Characterization of Real-Time Particle Emissions from a Gasoline Direct Injection Vehicle Equipped with a Catalyzed Gasoline Particulate Filter during Filter Regeneration,” Emission Control Science & Technology, 2 (2) (2016) 75–88.
  • M. Saffaripour, T.W. Chan, F. Liu, K.A. Thomson, G.J. Smallwood, “Effect of Drive Cycle and Gasoline Particulate Filter on the Size and Morphology of Soot Particles Emitted from a Gasoline-Direct- Injection Vehicle,” Environmental Science & Technology, 49 (19) (2015) 11950–11958.
  • M. Saffaripour, K.-P. Geigle, D.R. Snelling, G.J. Smallwood, K.A. Thomson, “Influence of Rapid Laser Heating on the Optical Properties of In-Flame Soot,” Applied Physics B, 119 (4) (2015) 621–642.
  • M. Saffaripour, A. Veshkini, M. Kholghy, M.J. Thomson, “Experimental Investigation and Detailed Modeling of Soot Aggregate Formation and Size Distribution in Laminar Coflow Diffusion Flames of Jet A-1, a Synthetic Kerosene, and n-Decane,” Combustion and Flame, 161 (3) (2014) 848–863.
  • M. Kholghy, M. Saffaripour, C. Yip, M.J. Thomson, “The Evolution of Soot Morphology in a Laminar Coflow Diffusion Flame of a Jet A-1 Surrogate,” Combustion and Flame, 160 (10) (2013) 2119–2130.
  • M. Saffaripour, M. Kholghy, S.B. Dworkin, M.J. Thomson, “A Numerical and Experimental Study of Soot Formation in a Laminar Coflow Diffusion Flame of a Jet A-1 Surrogate,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34 (1) (2013) 1057–1065.
  • M. Saffaripour, P. Zabeti, M. Kholghy, M.J. Thomson, “An Experimental Comparison of the Sooting Behavior of Synthetic Jet Fuels,” Energy and Fuels, 25 (12) (2011) 5584–5593.
  • M. Saffaripour, P. Zabeti, S.B. Dworkin, Q. Zhang, H. Guo, F. Liu, G.J. Smallwood, M.J. Thomson, “A Numerical and Experimental Study of a Laminar Sooting Coflow Jet A-1 Diffusion Flame,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 33 (1) (2011) 601–608.
  • M. Saffaripour, J.R. Culham, “Measurement of Entropy Generation in Microscale Thermal-Fluid Systems,” Journal of Heat Transfer, 132 (12) (2010) 1–9.
  • K. Sadeghy, A.H. Najafi, M. Saffaripour, “Sakiadis Flow of an Upper-Convected Maxwell Fluid,” International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 40 (9) (2005) 1220–1228.

Professional Service

  • Research Officer, Black Carbon Metrology Group, National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 2013-2016