Majid Mohammadian, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

161 Louis Pasteur, CBY A114

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 6N5

Tel: (613) 562-5800-ext 6492

Fax: (613) 562-5173

Email: majid.mohammadian@uOttawa.ca

 

Academic Background

B.Sc., Sharif University of Technology, Iran

M.Sc., Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Ph.D., Laval University, Canada

NSERC Postdoctoral fellow (2006-2007), New York University, Courant Inst. of Mathematical Sciences

NSERC Postdoctoral fellow (2007-2008), Environment Canada, Numerical Prediction Division

Research Scientist (2008-2009), Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, M.I.T.

Research Interests

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Desalination and Industrial Outfalls

Sediment Transport Modeling

Renewable Energy

 

Selected Publications

1) Nazari F., Mohammadian A., Charron M., Zadra A., A Stable and Accurate Scheme for Nonlinear Diffusion Equations: Application to Atmospheric Boundary Layer. Accepted in Journal of Computational Physics. (Elsevier)

2) Nazari F., Mohammadian A., Charron M., Zadra A., Optimal High-Order Diagonally-Implicit RungeKutta Schemes for Nonlinear Diffusive Systems on Atmospheric Boundary Layer, Accepted in Journal of Computational Physics. (Elsevier)

3) Gildeh H. K., Mohammadian A., Nistor I., Qiblawey H., Numerical Modeling of Turbulent Buoyant Wall Jets in Stationary Ambient Water, Accepted in Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. (ASCE)

4) Beljadid A., Mohammadian A., Charron M. and Girard C., A Class of Semi-Lagrangian Semi-implicit Schemes for Atmospheric Models, Accepted in Monthly Weather Review. (American Meteorological Society)

5) Beljadid A., Mohammadian A., Qiblawey H. , An Unstructured Finite Volume Method for Large-Scale Shallow Flows using the Fourth-Order Adams Scheme. Accepted in Computers and Fluids. (Elsevier)

6) Gildeh H. K., Mohammadian A., Nistor I., Qiblawey H., Numerical Modeling of 30˚ and 45˚ Inclined Dense Turbulent Jets in Stationary Ambient.  Accepted pending revisions in Environmental Fluid Mechanics (Springer)

7) Pilechi A., Rennie C., Mohammdian A., Zhu D., “In situ spatially distributed field measurements of transverse dispersion of a wastewater effluent in an extended natural meandering river reach for estimation of the full mixing length”, Accepted in Journal of Hydraulic Research. (Taylor & Francis for IAHR)

8) Zhao L., Delatolla R., Mohammadian A., Nitrification Kinetics & Modified Model for the Rideau River, Canada. Accepted in Water Quality Research Journal of Canada. (The Canadian Association on Water Quality)

9) Ghoreishi A., Hassani F., Mohammadian A., Radziszewski P., A study into extraction of geothermal energy from tailings ponds. Accepted in International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment. (Taylor & Francis)

10) Ghoreishi A., Hassani F., Mohammadian A., Radziszewski P., A transient natural convection heat transfer model for geothermal borehole heat exchangers, Accepted in Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. (American Institute of Physics)

11) Seidou O., El-Khoury A., Lapen D. Sunohara M., Zhenyang Q., Mohammadian A., Daneshfar B., A Modified Approach to Predicting Land Use Conversions for Utilization in Watershed-Scale Hydrological Modeling Within A Climate Change Context, Accepted in The Canadian Geographer. (Wiley)

12) Seidou O., El-Khoury A., Lapen D. Sunohara M., Zhenyang Q., Mohammadian A., Daneshfar B., Land Use Changes Considered in Water Quality and Quantity Modeling Under Climate Change Scenarios.  Accepted pending revisions in Journal of Environmental Management. (Elsevier)

13) B. Toumbou, Mohammadian A. (2013), Existence and smoothness of continuous and discrete solutions of a two-dimensional shallow water problem over movable beds with nonlinear sediment transport relationship. Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, 14, 246-253. (Elsevier)

14) B. Toumbou, Mohammadian A. (2013), Existence and smoothness of continuous and discrete solutions of a two-dimensional shallow water problem over movable beds. Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications, 76, 244-256. (Elsevier)

15) A. Beljadid, Mohammadian A., Qiblawey H. (2012), ‘Numerical simulation of rotation dominated shallow water flows using finite volume methods’, Computers and Fluids, 62, 15, 64–70. (Elsevier)

16) T. Odyemi, Mohammadian A., O. Seidou (2012), ‘Application of Chebyshev Pseudospectral Method to van der Waals Fluids’, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulations, 17, 9,  3499–3507. (Elsevier)

17) Mohammadian A., Charron M. (2012), ‘Analytical and Chebyshev Pseudo Spectral Numerical Solutions for a Class of Horizontal Flows Dominated by Heat Sources’, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 70, 5, 537–561. (Wiley)

18) Mohammadian A., Charron M. (2012), ‘New Analytical and CWENO Numerical Solutions for Axisymmetric Horizontal Flows with Heat Sources’, Applied Mathematical Modeling, 36, 6, 2521–2535, 2012. (Elsevier)

19) Ghoreishi A, Hassani F., Mohammadian A., Radziszewski P. (2011), ‘An assessment of thawing in frozen rocks of backfilled underground mines’, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 48, 7, 1068–1076. (Elsevier)

20) Mohammadian A., Marshall J. (2010), ‘A Vortex in Cell Model for the Quasi- Geostrophic Dynamics’, Ocean Modeling, 32, 132-142. (Elsevier)

21) Majda A., Xing Y., Mohammadian A. (2010), ‘Multi-scale Equations for the Hurricane Embryo ’, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 657, 478-501. (Cambridge University Press)

22) Mohammadian A.  (2010), ‘Numerical Approximation of Viscous Terms in Curvilinear Models for Shallow Waters’, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 63:584–599. (Wiley)

23) Mohammadian A., Le Roux D. (2008), ‘Fourier Analysis of a Class of Upwind Schemes in Shallow Water Systems for Gravity and Rossby waves’, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 57, 4, 389-416. (Wiley)

24) Majda A., Mohammadian A., Xing Y. (2008), ‘Vertically Sheared Horizontal Flows with Mass Sources: A Canonical Balanced Model’, Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics, 102, 6, 543-591. (Taylor & Francis)

25) LeFloch P., Mohammadian A. (2008), ‘Why Many Theories of Shock Waves Are Necessary. Fourth-Order Models, Kinetic Functions, and Equivalent Equation’, Journal of Computational Physics, 227, 8, 4162-4189. (Elsevier)

26) Mohammadian A., Le Roux D., Tajrishi M. (2007), ‘A Conservative Extension of the Method of Characteristics for 1D Shallow Flows’, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 31 (2), pp 332-348. (Elsevier)

27) Mohammadian A., Le Roux D. (2006), ‘Simulation of Shallow Flows over Variable Topography Using Unstructured Grid’, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 52 (5), pp 473-498. (Wiley)

28) Mohammadian A., Le Roux D., (2006), ‘A Conservative Semi-Lagrangian Method for the Shallow Water Equations’, Computer Physics Communications, Vol. 174 (2),  pp 99-108. (Elsevier)

29) Mohammadian A., Le Roux D., Tajrishi M., Mazaheri K. (2005), ‘A Mass Conservative Scheme for Simulating Shallow Flows over Variable Topography Using Unstructured Grid’, Advances in Water Resources, Vol. 28, pp. 523-537. (Elsevier)

30) Mohammadian A., Tajrishi M., Lotfi F. (2004), ‘Two Dimensional Simulation of Flow and Morphological Processes near the Headlands Using Unstructured Grids’. International Journal of Sediment Research, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 258-277. (Elsevier)