Dr Mahyar Silakhori

Dr Mahyar Silakhori
 Position Postdoctoral Research Associate
 Org Unit School of Mechanical Engineering
 Email mahyar.silakhori@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 1120
 Location Floor/Room 3 13 ,  Engineering South ,   North Terrace
  • Qualifications

     

    Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering

    University of Adelaide // March 2015 – Feb 2019

    Thesis title: “Application of chemical looping for solar thermal energy storage.”

    Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

    University of Malaya, Malaysia // June 2009 – June 2012 

    Thesis title: “preparation and characterisation of microencapsulated paraffin wax as a PCM for solar thermal energy storage.”

    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

    University of Guilan, Iran // November 2003 – November 2008 

    Thesis title: “Designing and developing of escalator.” 

     

  • Awards & Achievements

    Top 10th percentile of reviewers//Journal of Solar Energy, Applied Energy and Applied Thermal Engineering//2017-2018.

    International Scholarship//Adelaide Scholarship International (ASI) for exceptional academic achievement//2015.

     

  • Research Interests

    Renewable energy, Solar energy, Photovoltaics, Thermal energy storage, Thermochemical Storage

    Phase change materials, Chemical looping process

     

  • Publications

     

    ·      Silakhori. M., Jafarian, M., Arjomandi, M., Nathan, G, J. 2019, 'Thermogravimetric analysis of Cu, Mn, Co and Pb oxides for thermochemical Energy storage,', Journal of Energy Storage. vol. 23, pp. 138–147 (IF:3.517).

    ·        Silakhori. M., Jafarian, M., Arjomandi, M., Nathan,G, J. 2019, The energetic performance of a liquid chemical looping cycle with solar thermal energy storage', Journal of Energy. vol. 170, pp. 93–101 (IF:5.535).

    ·           Silakhori. M., Jafarian, M., Arjomandi, M., Nathan,G, J. 2019, 'Experimental assessment of copper oxide for liquid chemical looping for thermal energy storage', Journal of Energy Storage. vol. 21, pp. 216–221 (IF:3.517).

    ·       Silakhori. M., Jafarian, M., Arjomandi, M., Nathan,G, J. 2017, ' Comparing the thermodynamic potential of alternative liquid metal oxides for the storage of solar thermal energy,', Journal of Solar Energy. vol. 157, pp. 251–258 (IF:4.374).

    ·           Basak, A. K., Pramanik, A., Riazi, H., Silakhori, M., & Netting, A. K. O. 2018. Development of Pb-Free Nanocomposite Solder Alloys. Journal of Composites Science, vol. 2, pp.2832.

    ·           Sarafraz, M. M., Hormozi, F., Silakhori, M., & Peyghambarzadeh, S. M. 2016. On the fouling formation of functionalized and non-functionalized carbon nanotube nano-fluids under pool boiling condition. Applied thermal engineering, vol. 95, 433-444 (IF:3.771).

    ·          Silakhori, M., Fauzi, H., Mahmoudian, M. R., Metselaar, H. S. C., Mahlia, T. M. I., & Khanlou, H. M. 2015. Preparation and thermal properties of form-stable phase change materials composed of palmitic acid/polypyrrole/graphene nanoplatelets. Energy and Buildings, vol. 99, pp.189-195 (IF:4.457).

    ·       Naghavi, M. S., Ong, K. S., Badruddin, I. A., Mehrali, M., Silakhori, M., & Metselaar, H. S. C. 2015. Theoretical model of an evacuated tube heat pipe solar collector integrated with phase change material. Energy, vol. 91,  pp.911-924 (IF:4.968).

    ·       Mahmoudian, M. R., Alias, Y., Basirun, W. J., MengWoi, P., Jamali-Sheini, F., Sookhakian, M., & Silakhori, M. 2015. A sensitive electrochemical nitrate sensor based on polypyrrole coated palladium nanoclusters. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, vol. 751, pp. 30-36 (IF:3.235).

    ·          Khanlou, H. M., Ang, B. C., Barzani, M. M., Silakhori, M., & Talebian, S. 2015. Prediction and characterization of surface roughness using sandblasting and acid etching process on new non-toxic titanium biomaterial: adaptive-network-based fuzzy inference System. Neural Computing and Applications, vol. 26(7), pp. 1751-1761(IF:4.213).

    ·         Khanlou, H. M., Ang, B. C., Talebian, S., Barzani, M. M., Silakhori, M., & Fauzi, H. 2015. A systematic study of maghemite/PMMA nano-fibrous composite via an electrospinning process: Synthesis and characterization. Measurement, vol. 70, pp. 179-187 (IF:2.218).

    ·          Khanlou, H. M., Ang, B. C., Talebian, S., Barzani, M. M., Silakhori, M., & Fauzi, H. 2015. Multi-response analysis in the processing of poly (methyl methacrylate) nano-fibres membrane by electrospinning based on response surface methodology: Fibre diameter and bead formation. Measurement, vol. 65, pp. 193-206 (IF:2.218).

    ·      Silakhori, M., Metselaar, H. S. C., Mahlia, T. M. I., Fauzi, H., Baradaran, S., & Naghavi, M. S. 2014. Palmitic acid/polypyrrole composites as form-stable phase change materials for thermal energy storage. Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 80, pp. 491-497(IF:7.181).

    ·         Silakhori, M., Metselaar, H. S. C., Mahlia, T. M. I., & Fauzi, H. 2014. Preparation and characterisation of microencapsulated paraffin wax with polyaniline-based polymer shells for thermal energy storage. Materials Research Innovations, vol.18, pp. 480-486(IF:0.65).

    ·          MAHAMUDUL, H., Silakhori, M., Metselaar, AHMAD. S., MEKHILEF, S., 2013. Development of a temperature regulated photovoltaic module using phase change material for Malaysian weather condition. OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS – RAPID COMMUNICATIONS, vol.8, pp. 1246-1245(IF:0.386).

    ·      Fauzi, H., Metselaar, H. S. C., Mahlia, T. M. I., & Silakhori, M., 2014. Thermo-physical stability of fatty acid eutectic mixtures subjected to accelerated aging for thermal energy storage (TES) application. Applied thermal engineering, vol. 66(1), pp. 328-334 (IF:3.771).

    ·       Fauzi, H., Metselaar, H. S. C., Mahlia, T. M. I., & Silakhori, M. 2014. Sodium laurate enhancements the thermal properties and thermal conductivity of eutectic fatty acid as phase change material (PCM). Solar energy, 102, 333-337(IF:4.374).

    ·          Silakhori, M., Naghavi, M. S., Metselaar, H. S. C., Mahlia, T. M. I., Fauzi, H., & Mehrali, M. 2013. Accelerated Thermal Cycling Test of Microencapsulated Paraffin Wax/Polyaniline Made by Simple Preparation Method for Solar Thermal Energy Storage. Materials, vol.6(5), pp. 1608-1620 (IF:2.467).

    ·      Fauzi, H., Metselaar, H. S. C., Mahlia, T. M. I., Silakhori, M., & Nur, H. 2013. Phase change material: Optimizing the thermal properties and thermal conductivity of myristic acid/palmitic acid eutectic mixture with acid-based surfactants. Applied thermal engineering, 60(1), 261-265 (IF:3.771).

    ·         Mehrali, M., Latibari, S. T., Mehrali, M., Metselaar, H. S. C., & Silakhori, M. 2013. Shape-stabilized phase change materials with high thermal conductivity based on paraffin/graphene oxide composite. Energy Conversion and Management, 67, 275-282 (IF:7.181).

    Fully Refereed Conference Proceedings

    ·           Silakhori. M., Jafarian, M., Arjomandi, M., Nathan,G, J. 2017, High temperature solar thermal energy storage system with copper oxider', Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

    ·        Silakhori, M., Fauzi, H., Metselaar, H. S. C., Mahlia, T. M. I., 2015. Investigating thermal properties and reliability of myristic acid/Polypyrrole form-stable phase change materials for thermal energy storage applications, International conference on applied science, engineering, and technology, Cornell University New York City or Manhattan, USA.

    ·         Silakhori, M., Fauzi, H., Metselaar, H. S. C., Mahlia, T. M. I., 2014. A Facile Method For Preparation  Myristic Acid /Polypyrrole Form-Stable Phase Change Materials (PCMs), AUN/SEED-NET Regional Conference on Materials Engineering, in conjunction with the 3rd UM-JWRI International Seminar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    ·           Silakhori, M., Fauzi, H., Metselaar, H. S. C., Mahlia, T. M. I., 2013. Preparation and characterization of microencapsulated paraffin wax with polyaniline based polymer shells for thermal energy storage, 1st international Conference on Science & Engineering of Materials, Malaysia.


    Chapter book

    ·         Fauzi, H., Metselaar, H. S. C., Mahlia, T. M. I., Silakhori, M., & Ong, H. C. (2018). Investigation of Thermal Characteristic of Eutectic Fatty Acid/Damar Gum as a Composite Phase Change, pp 607-616.

    Patent

     

    ·         Silakhori.M., Metselaar, H. S. C, Mahlia, T. M. I., Zalnezhad, E., Baradaran, S., Fauzi, H,. 2014 A Device for Thermal Cycking Test and Method of Using Thereof, PI 2014701491.

     

     

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