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Navid Zehtabiyan-Rezaie

Ph.D., Postdoc

Curriculum Vitae


Aarhus University (AU), Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Aarhus, Denmark

Postdoctoral Fellow, August 2021- Present

University of Western Ontario (UWO), Applied Electrostatics Research Centre (AERC), London, Canada

Visiting Fellow, December 2017- May 2018

Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tehran, Iran

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, September 2014- June 2020
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, September 2011- January 2014
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, September 2007- September 2011


ORCID: 0000-0003-1189-0507

Scopus Author ID: 56466068600            

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Recent Peer-reviewed Journal Papers

  • 2023
  1. N. Zehtabiyan-Rezaie, A. Iosifidis, and M. Abkar, “Physics-guided machine learning for wind-farm power prediction: Toward interpretability and generalizability”, PRX Energy,  vol. 2, p. 013009, 2023.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PRXEnergy.2.013009     
    • This paper has been selected for inclusion in the American Physical Society's outreach to the press.
  • 2022
  1. A. Eidi, N. Zehtabiyan-Rezaie, R. Ghiassi, X. Yang, and M. Abkar, “Data-driven quantification of model-form uncertainty in Reynolds-averaged simulations of wind farms”, Physics of Fluids, vol. 34, p. 085135, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0100076 

  2. Zehtabiyan-Rezaie, A. Iosifidis, and M. Abkar, “Data-driven fluid mechanics of wind farms: A review”. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 14, p. 032703, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0091980
  • 2021
  1. Zehtabiyan-Rezaie, K. Adamiak, and M. Saffar-Avval, “Enhancement of evaporation from liquid surfaces due to electrohydrodynamic flow: A review,” J. Electrostatics, vol. 114, p. 103630, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.elstat.2021.103630
  2. Zehtabiyan-Rezaie, M. Saffar-Avval, and K. Adamiak, “Electrohydrodynamic water desalination: Evaluating the productivity and energy consumption,” Desalination, vol. 497, p. 114768, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2020.114768
  • 2020
  1. Zehtabiyan-Rezaie, M. Saffar-Avval, and K. Adamiak, “On the evaporation enhancement from saline water due to corona discharge generated EHD flow: A numerical and experimental study,” Int. Com. Heat Mass Trans., vol. 119, p. 104988, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2020.104988
  2. Zehtabiyan-Rezaie, M. Saffar-Avval, and K. Adamiak, “Forced convection heat transfer enhancement using a coaxial wire-tube corona system,” J. Electrostatics, vol. 103, p. 103415, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.elstat.2019.103415

Articles under review/Preparation

  • 2023
  1. N. Zehtabiyan-Rezaie, M. Abkar, “An extended k-epsilon model for wake-flow simulation of wind farms”. https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2304.11885

  2. N. Zehtabiyan-Rezaie, M. Abkar, “A short note on turbulence characteristics in wind-turbine wakes”. https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2302.13341 

Azad University, East Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran

Guest Lecturer of Thermodynamics  2 & Fuels and Combustion, Fall 2015

Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tehran, Iran 

  • Lecturer, National Science Olympiad Class for Thermodynamics, April 2019
  • Lecturer, Heat Transfer Laboratory, September 2014-September 2020
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Thermodynamics 2, January 2012-May 2017
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Thermodynamics 1, September 2011-January 2020


IUTAM Symposium on Data-driven Modeling and Optimization in Fluid Mechanics, Denmark

Co-Organizer, June 2022

Amirkabir University of Technology, Amirkabir J. of Mechanical Engineering, Tehran, Iran 

Assistant Editor & Head of Literary and Technical Editing Team, January 2015-August 2021

28th Annual International Conference of the Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineering, Iran

Session Manager, May 2020

23rd Annual International Conference of the Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineering, Iran

Member of Organizing Committee, May 2015

Reviewer of Scientific Journals

Physics of Fluids, Energy Conversion and Management, Computers and Fluids, Scientific Reports, Journal of Electrostatics, Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer


  • Award fund: Natural Science and Engineering Research Council  (NSERC), Canada, 2018
  • Scholarship: Visiting Research Scholar, Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology (MSRT), Iran, 2017
  • Scholarship: Distinguished Talented Student, National Elites Foundation, Iran, 2016 & 2017
  • Scholarship: PhD. and M.S. Programs, MSRT, Iran, 2011-2020


  • First rank among Ph.D. students of Mechanical Engineering Department at AUT, 2020

  • Top reviewer for AUT (Energy) selected by Publons, 2017
  • First rank among all teaching assistants at AUT according to students' comments, 2016

  • Outstanding reviewer of Energy Conversion and Management Journal, Elsevier, 2016
  • Admitted pursuing studies through master's program exempted from taking the national entrance exam, 2011