Mehran Heydari, PhD

University of Alberta


BSc degree in Chemical Engineering, 2000-2005, Tehran, Iran (GPA: 15.18 / 20).
MSc degree in Chemical Engineering, 2006-2008, Tehran-Iran (GPA: 18.29 / 20).
PhD in Chemical Engineering, 2012-2016 University of Alberta, Canada (GPA: 3.6 / 4).
Postdoc in Chemical Engineering, 2018, CCERCI, Tehran,Iran.

University adjunct professor, 2016-present
Process Engineer.
IRITEC (Iran International Engineering Company).
IRITEC is a leading Iranian Company which renders services in Engineering,
Procurement, Construction, Management, and Commissioning Projects.
Expert of Air Quality.
AQCC (Air Quality Control Company)
AQCC is a company which measures the pollutant dispersion through cities and factories.
03/2006-03/2008. Website:
Course Instructor,
Workshop on process simulation using Aspen plus, CCERCI, (11/2018) Tehran, Iran.
English Teacher
Free discussion English class, CCERCI, Tehran, Iran.
Teaching Assistant,
Fluid mechanics Lab, University of Alberta, 2015

Research Interest

Catalyst Synthesis
Nano-catalyst applications
Kinetic modeling of coal liquefaction
Pyrolysis and biomass process
Modeling and Simulation of Fluid Catalytic Cracking unit
Energy and Process Engineering
Chemical Reaction Engineering.

Scientific Activities

AWARD: Doctoral recruitment scholarship, 01/ 2012.
Member of Iran's National Elites Foundation
Member of ACS association
Member of Iranian Association of Chemical Engineering


1. Heydari, M., AleEbrahim, H., & Dabir, B. (2010). Study of seven-lump kinetic model in the fluid catalytic cracking unit. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 7(1), 71.
2. Heydari, M., Ebrahim, H. A., & Dabir, B. (2010). Modeling of an industrial riser in the fluid catalytic cracking unit. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 7(2), 221.
3. Heydari, M., Rahman, M., & Gupta, R. (2015). Kinetic Study and Thermal Decomposition Behavior of Lignite Coal. International Journal of Chemical Engineering.
4. Heydari, M., Rahman, M., & Gupta, R. (2016). Effect of initial coal particle size on coal liquefaction conversion. International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, 12(1), 63-80
5. Heydari, M., & Gupta, R. (2016). Isothermal kinetic modeling of direct coal liquefaction (submitted)

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