Dr. Taher Azdast

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Taher Azdast

Associate professor of Mechanical Engineering

 

In The Name of God

 Taher Azdast

 

Associate Professor

Urmia University

 

Personal Information

 

Name:

Taher

Surname:

Azdast

Date of Birth:

March 21, 1977

Place of Birth:

Mahabad

E-mail:

t.azdast@urmia.ac.ir(saidtaher@yahoo.com)

Address:

Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran

Academic Background

 

Degree

Institution

Field

Date

Ph.D.

University of Toronto (Toronto)

Tarbiat Modarres University (Tehran)

Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing and Production

2006-2007

2002 – 2007

M. Sc.

University of Tehran (Tehran)

Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing and Production

2000 - 2002

B. Sc.

Shahid Rajaee University (Tehran)

Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing and Production

1996 - 2000

Diploma

Shahid Shahrikandi High School (Mahabad)

Mathematics and Physics

1991 - 1995

Research Interest

 

 

 

 

 

  • Plastics, Composites and Nano-composites
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Plastic Processing and Technology
  • Injection Molding/Extrusion of Plastics
  • Microcellular Foams (Foaming Process in Extrusion and Injection Molding)
  • Shrinkage of Injection Molded plastic Parts
  • Wood/Plastic Composites
  • Welding of Plastics
  • Gas/Water Assisted Injection Molding

Ph.D. Dissertation

 

Title:

Numerical and Experimental Study of In-Mold Constraints Effect on Final Dimensions of Injection Molded Parts

Supervisor:

Dr. Amir Hossein Behravesh

Associate Professor; Mechanical Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modarres University

Advisor:

Dr. Kiumars Mazaheri Badi

Professor; Mechanical Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modarres University

M.Sc. Thesis

 

 

 

 

 

Title:

Neural Optimization of Clamping Force in a Workpiece- Fixture System DuringMachining Operation

Supervisor:

Dr. Mohsen Hamedi

Associate Professor; Mechanical Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran

Advisor:

Dr. Masood Shariat Panahi

Associate Professor; Mechanical Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran

Journal Papers

 

 

 

 

 

17

Pirizadeh M., Azdast T., Rash Ahmadi S., Mamaghani Shishvan S., Bagheri A., “Friction Stir Welding of Thermoplastics Using a Newly Designed Tool”, Material and design, 2014, Vol. 54, pp.342-347

 

16

Rezavand S.A.M, Fallah Kordi S., Azdast T., “Experimental study on the Effect of Adding Carbon Black Powder on Tensile Strength of LDPE Films Under Weathering Condition”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 2013, Vol. 330, pp.32-36

 

15

Hosseinpour Dashatan S., Azdast T., Rash Ahmadi S., Bagheri A., “Friction Stir Spot Welding of Dissimilar Polymethyl Methacrylate and Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Sheets”, Material and design, 2013, Vol. 45, pp.135-141

14

Bagheri A., Azdast T., doniavi A., “An Experimental Study on Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welded ABS”, Material and design, 2013, Vol. 43, pp.402-409

 

13

Shakarami K., Doniavi A., Azdast T., Mohammadi Aghdam K., “Microcellular Foaing of PVC/NBR Thermoplastic Elastomer”, Material and manufacturing Processes, January 2013, (Published Online, DOI:10.1080/10426914.2013.763954)

 

12

Bozorgi M., Azdast T., Rezavand A. M., “Investigation of the Effect of Material and Processing Parameters on Tensile Strength of Injection Molded PP/WGRTParts”, Journal of Solid Mechanics in Engineering, , (In Persian, Accepted, November 2012)

 

11

Khalil Pour Azary S., Azdast T., “Utilizing of CAD/CAM/CAE Technology in Optimization of the Production Process of the Tractor Plastic Bush Using a3D PrinterMachine ”, Mechanical Engineering Journal, July 2012, Vol. 83, pp.40-48 (in Persian)

 

10

Azdast T., Doniavi A., Rash Ahmadi S., Amiri E., “Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Wall-Thickness Variation of a Hemispherical PMMA Sheet in Thermoforming Process”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, March 2012, (Published Online, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-012-4007-5)

 

9

Rash Ahmadi S., Azdast T., “A Study of Polyimide in Transmission Laser Micro-Joining of Polyimide to Titanium-coated Glass”, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 2011, Vol. 50, pp.1305-1313

 

8

Khalil Pour Azary S., Dadvan A.R., Azdast T., Sadeghi M.H., " Design and Manufacturing of a Straight Bevel Gear in Hot Precision Forging Process Using finite Volume Method and CAD/CAE Technology" International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, January 2011, (Online Published, DOI:10.1007/s00170-011-3159-z)

 

7

Azdast T., Mohammadian Z., Behravesh A.H., Ahmazai A.Z., “A Study on the Effect of Water Assisted Injection Molding Process Parameters of ABS and PP by Experimental DesignOverall Evaluation Criteria (OEC)”, Advanced Production and Manufacturing processes Journal,Fall 2010, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp.25-35 (in Persian)

 

6

Azdast T., Behravesh A.H., Mazaheri K., Darvishi M.M., " Numerical Simulation and Experimental Validation of Residual Stress Induced Constrained Shrinkage of Injection Molded Parts " Polimery Journal, 2008, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp.304-310

 

5

Azdast, T., Behravesh A.H. “An Analytical Study of Constrained Shrinkage of Injection Molded Semi-Crystalline Plastic Parts”, Polymer-Plastics Technology & Engineering Journal, 2008, Vol. 47, 1265-1272

 

4

Azdast, T., Behravesh, A.H., “In Mold Constrained Shrinkage of Amorphous Thermoplastics in Injection Molding Process”, Modares Technical and Engineering Journal, Spring 2008, No. 31, pp161-171

 

3

Kazemi, K., Behravesh, A.H., Azdast, T. “An Experimental Study on Mechanical and Microstructural Properties of Microcellular Foams of ABS Composites, Iranian Polymer Journal, 2006, Vol. 15, No. 7, pp.565-577

 

2

Hamedi, M. Azdast, T., Optimizing clamping force in workpiece-fixture system by using Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithm, University of Tehran Journal of Engineering, Fall 2006,Vol. 39, No. 6, , pp. 723-732

 

1

Kazemi Bidokhti, K., Behravesh, A.H., Azdast, T.,”Mechanical and Microstructural Properties of ABS, and Filled ABS Microcellular Foams” University of Amir Kabir Journal, , 2005,Vol. 62, No. B, pp.57-68 (in Persian)

Book

 

Conference Papers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

74

Azarag B., Azdast T., Doniavi A., Mamaghani S., Shiri R., Zamani A., Investigation of the Effect of Adding Nanoclay on the Structural and Mechanical Properties of ABS/Clay Nanocomposite Batched Foams”, The 2th International and 7th Joint Conference of IranianMetalurgical engineering and Iranian Foundrymen Scientific Societies, October 30-31, Semnan, Iran, 2013 (in Persian).

 

73

Mamaghani S., Azdast T., Azarag B., Shiri R., Rash Ahmadi S., A Taguchi Approach on Tensile Strength and Hardness of Injection Molded ABS-Nanoclay Nanocomposites in Various Processing Conditions”, The 16th Iranian Chemistry Congress, September 7-9, Yazd, Iran, 2013 (in Persian).

 

72

Azarag B., Azdast T., Doniavi A., Mamaghani S., Zamani A., Shiri R., Effect of Adding Nanoclay on Cellular Structure nad Mechanical Properties of ABS/PMMA/Clay Nanocomposite Foams”, The 16th Iranian Chemistry Congress, September 7-9, Yazd, Iran, 2013 (in Persian).

 

71

Asiabi T., Azdast T., Investigation of the the Effect of Al2o3 Nanoparticles on Tensile Strength of ABS Nanocomposites”, 1th National Congress and Workshop on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, May 16-17, Tehran, Iran, 2013 (in Persian).

 

70

Mamaghani Shishavan S., Azdast T., Doniavi A., Khaleghi Khorrami S.,“ A Study on Cell Morphology in Microcellular Foaming Process of Thermoplastic Elastomer”, 21st Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ISME2013), May 7-9, Tehran, Iran, 2013.

 

 

 

 

69

Asiabi T., Azdast T., Mamaghani Shishavan S., Investigation of the The Effect of Adding Varying Percentages of Al2o3 Nanoparticles on Mechanical Properties of ABS/Al2O3 Nanocomposites”, 7th Students conference on Mechanical Engineering (STU2013), February 19-21, Tehran, Iran, 2013 (in Persian).

 

68

Mohammadian Z., Azdast T., Rezaei M., The Effect of Clay Content on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Crosslinked Nanocomposite foams”, 10th International Seminar on Polymer Science and Technology, October 21-25 (ISPST2012),Tehran, Iran, 2012.

 

67

Mohammadian Z., Azdast T., Rezaei M., Optimization of LDPE/UHMWPE Blend Foaming Process by Experimental Design Overall Evaluation Criteria (OEC) Method”, 10th International Seminar on Polymer Science and Technology (ISPST2012), October 21-25, Tehran, Iran, 2012.

 

66

Pirizade M., Azdast T., Mostafavi S., The Effect of Shape of Pin on the Mechanical Properties of Welded ABS Sheets with a NewDesigned Tool in Friction Stir Welding Process”, 10th International Seminar on Polymer Science and Technology (ISPST2012),October 21-25, Tehran, Iran, 2012.

 

65

Kamali A., Rezavand A.M., Azdast T., Moosavi S.M., “Optimization of Mechanical Properties of Injection Molded Thermoplastic Two-Stage foams”, 2th National Conference on Mechanical Engineering, February 22-23, Shiraz, Iran, 2012 (in Persian).

 

64

Mashayekhi A., Azdast T., Nazari Marvian M., Rezavand A.M., Behrooznia E., Pirizadeh M., “The Effect of Percentage of the Recycled Material and Processing Parameters on the Toughness and Elongation of Polymeric Material” 2th National Conference on Mechanical Engineering, February 22-23, Shiraz, Iran, 2012 (in Persian).

 

63

Valizadeh Abbas Abadi H.A., Rezavand A.M., Azdast T., Mobin S., “Investigation of the Effect of Hot Runner on Mechanical Properties and Geometrical Tolerance of Injection Molded Thermoplastic Parts”, 12th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2011), December 27-29, Tehran, Iran, 2011 (in Persian).

 

62

Mobin S., Rezavand A.m., Azdast T., Valizadeh Abbas Abadi H.A., “Experimental and Numerical Study of the Effect of Processing Parameters on Warpage of Thin-Wall Injection Molded Thermoplastic Parts”, 12th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2011), December 27-29, Tehran, Iran, 2011 (in Persian).

 

61

Azdast T., Esmaeily Asl E., Rezavand A.m., “Prediction of Mechanical Properties of Injection Molded Thermoplastic Parts under Varying Processing Parameters”, 12th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2011), December 27-29, Tehran, Iran, 2011 (in Persian).

 

60

Shakarami K., Azdast T., Doniavi A., “Experimental Study of Structural Properties of Batch Processed PVC/NBR Microcellular foams”, 12th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2011), December 27-29, Tehran, Iran, 2011 (in Persian).

 

59

Bagheri A., Azdast T., Doniavi A., Rash Ahmadi S., Hossein Pour S., "Mechanical and Structural Study of Friction Stir Welded ABS Sheets", 12th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2011), December 27-29, Tehran, Iran, 2011 (in Persian).

58

Moshaver P., Kord Rostami H., Azdast T., Behravesh A.H., Jalili Kohneh Shahri A., Mohammadian Z.," Optimization of Taguchi Experimental Design Objective Function to Find out the Optimum Conditions in Injection Molding Process of Wood/Plastic/Rubber Composites", 12th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2011), December 27-29, Tehran, Iran, 2011 (in Persian).

 

57

Mohammadian Z., Azdast T., Rezaei M., Razavi Aghche K., " An Investigation on the Mechanical Properties of Compression Molded LDPE/UHMWPE foamss", 12th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2011), December 27-29, Tehran, Iran, 2011 (in Persian).

 

56

Mashayekhi A., Azdast T., Nazari Marvian M., Rezavand A.M., Pirizadeh M., “Investigation of the Effect of Percentage of the Recycled Material and Processing Parameters on the Mechanical Properties of HDPE” 4th National Conference of Mechanical Engineering (NCME2011), November 24, Khomeinishahr, Iran, 2011 (in Persian).

 

55

Mobin S., Rezavand A.M., Azdast T., Experimental and simulation Study on the Effect of Process Parameters on the Warpage of thin-shell Injection Molded PartsPolymer Processing Society Asia/Australia Regional Meeting g (PPS2011), November 15-17, Kish Island, Iran, 2011.

 

54

Mohammadian Z., Azdast T., Rezaei M., Razavi Aghche K., The Effect of Processing Parameters on the Thermal Conductivity of LDPE/UHMWPE Blend FoamsPolymer Processing Society Asia/Australia Regional Meeting g (PPS2011), November 15-17, Kish Island, Iran, 2011.

 

53

Jalili Koneh Shahri A., Azdast T., Behravesh A.H., Ghale E., Rash Ahmadi S.,An Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) on Mechanical Properties of PVC/Wood Flour CompositesPolymer Processing Society Asia/Australia Regional Meeting g (PPS2011), November 15-17, Kish Island, Iran, 2011.

 

52

Khaleghi Khorrami S., Azdast T., Doniavi A., Shakarami K., The Processing–Morphologies Relationships in Microcellular Foaming of ABS/TPU SheetsPolymer Processing Society Asia/Australia Regional Meeting g (PPS2011), November 15-17, Kish Island, Iran, 2011.

 

51

Rash Ahmadi S., Azdast T., Jalili Kohneh Shahri A., Heat treatment repairing procedure for mainly problems in damaged turbine rotors occur due to thermal shock and rubbing”, 14th International Conference in(AMPT2011), July 13-16, Istanbul, Turkey, 2011.

 

50

Jalili Kohneh Shahri A., Azdast T., Behravesh A.H., Rash Ahmadi S., Heat Stability Improving of Wood-PVC Composites Using Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) Additive”, 14th International Conference in(AMPT2011), July 13-16, Istanbul, Turkey, 2011.

49

Bagheri A., Azdast T., Doniavi A., Rash Ahmadi S., Hosseinpour Dash Atan S., A Novel Friction Stir Welding (FSW) Parameters Optimization of Thermoplastics Using Design of Experiment (DOE)”, 14th International Conference in(AMPT2011), July 13-16, Istanbul, Turkey, 2011.

 

48

Hosseinpour Dash Atan S., Azdast T., Rash Ahmadi S., Bagheri A., Friction Stir Spot Welding Thermal Modeling for Lap Joint of PMMA Sheets Using Finite Difference Method”, 14th International Conference in(AMPT2011), July 13-16, Istanbul, Turkey, 2011.

 

47

Azdast T., Mohammadian Z., Behravesh A.H., Ahmadzai A.Z.,“Water Assisted Injection Molding Process Parameters Optimization of Polypropylene by Experimental Design Overall Evaluation Criteria (OEC) Method” International Conference on Plastic Injection Molding (Asia 2011), June 21, Bankok, Thailand, 2011.

 

46

Shakarami K., Azdast T., Doniavi A., “Experimental Study of Mechanical Properties of Batch Processed PVC/NBR Microcellular foams” 19th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ISME2011), May 10-12, Birjand, Iran, 2011(in Persian).

 

45

Mohammadian Z., Azdast T., Behravesh A.H., Ahmadzai A.Z., “Optimization of Water Assisted Injection Molding Process of ABS Using Overall Evaluation Criteria (OEC)” 19th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ISME2011), May 10-12, Birjand, Iran, 2011(in Persian).

 

44

Jalili Koneh Shahri A., Azdast T., Behravesh A.H., Shahi P., Ghale E., “Distance from Gate Optimization and Wood Fiber Orientation of Wood/Plastic/Rubber Composites in order to Maximize mechanical Properties” 19th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ISME2011), May 10-12, Birjand, Iran, 2011(in Persian).

 

43

Ghale E., Azdast T., Behravesh A.H., Shahi P., Jalili Koneh Shahri A., “Effect of Acrylonitrial Butadiene Rubber on Mechanical and Physical Properties of Wood/PVC Composites” 19th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ISME2011), May 10-12, Birjand, Iran, 2011(in Persian).

 

42

Baghlani M.R., Azdast T., Rezavand A.M., “Mechanical Properties Improvement of Injection Molded Thermoplastics Foams using control of Injection Pressure and Melt Temperature” National Conference on New Technology in Mechanical Engineering (IAUMech 2011), February 23-24, Shiraz, Iran, 2011(in Persian).

 

41

Baghlani M.R., Azdast T., Rezavand A.M., Khalaj Afshar S., “Experimental Investigation of Injection Molding Parameter on Mechanical Properties of Thermoplastics Foams” National Conference on New Technology in Mechanical Engineering (IAUMech 2011), February 23-24, Shiraz, Iran, 2011(in Persian).

 

40

Azdast, T., Rash Ahmadi, S., Vesy Gorgabadi A., Meshkat H., Khalil Pour Azari S., “Static and dynamic Analysis of Roll-Over Protective Structures of OTM 930 & 938Garden Tractors According to the OECD Standard” 1th National conference of Agriculture Mechanization and New Technology, February 16-18, Ahvaz, Iran, 2011(in Persian).

 

39

Lotfipoor M.R., Azdast T., Nazari Marvian M., Rezavand A.M., “Experimental Investigation of Injection Molding Parameters on Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Structural foams,” 3th National Conference of Mechanical Engineering (NCME2010), Khomeinishahr, Iran, 11 November,, 2010 (in Persian).

 

38

Lotfipoor M.R., Azdast T., Nazari Marvian M., Rezavand A.M., “Mechanical Properties Improvement of Injection Molded Structural Foams through Controlling the Blowing Agent amount and Shot Size of Injection” 3th National Conference of Mechanical Engineering (NCME2010), Khomeinishahr, Iran, 11 November,, 2010 (in Persian).

 

37

Lotfi Pour M.R., Azdast T., Nazari Marvian M., Rezavand A.M., ,Ahmadzai A.Z., "Experimental Study on the Effects of Shot Size and Blowing Agent Amount on the Mechanical Properties of Injection Molded Thermoplastic Foams", Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society, 26t h Regional Meeting , PPS-26 IST, October 20-23, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010.

 

36

Jarahzadeh M., Azdast T., Nazari Marvian M., Rezavand A.M., "Experimental Study of the Effect of Processing Parameters on Dimensional stability of Injection Molded Thermoplastic Foams", Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society, 26th Regional Meeting, PPS-26 IST, October 20-23, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010.

 

35

Esmaeilzadeh Feraidani F., Azdast T., Rezavand A.M., "Effect of Processing Parameters on Microstructure, Flexural and Tensile Strength of Injection Molded Thermoplastic Foams", Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society, 26th Regional Meeting , PPS-26 IST, October 20-23, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010.

 

34

Mirabzadeh, R., Rezavand, A.M., Azdast, T., " Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Effect of Processing Parameters on Residual Stress of Injection Molded Thermoplastic Parts ", Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society, 26th Regional Meeting , PPS-26 IST, October 20-23, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010.

 

33

Ehterami E., Azdast T., Rezavand A.M.," Experimental Study on the Residual Stress Distribution of Reinforced Amorphous Thermoplastic Injection Molded Foams", Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society, 26th Regional Meeting , PPS-26 IST, October 20-23, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010.

 

32

Baghlani M.R., Azdast T., Rezavand A.M., Mirabzadeh, R., Ghazinezhad M., "Experimentally Investigation of the Effects of Injection pressure and melt Temperature on Tensile Strength and Impact Resistance of Injection Molded Thermoplastic Foams", Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society, 26th Regional Meeting , PPS-26 IST, October 20-23, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010.

 

31

Ehterami E., Azdast T., Rezavand, S.A.M., " Experimental study of Residual Stresses of filled Polypropylene Injection Molded Parts", 11th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), October 19-21, Tabriz, Iran, 2010 (in Persian).

 

30

Azdast, T., Rash Ahmadi, S., Vesy Gorgabadi A., Khalil Pour Azari S., Meshkat H., " Dynamic Analysis and Impact Strength Investigation of Roll-Over Protective Structures of OTM 930 & 938Garden Tractors According to the OECD Standard Using Finite Element Method", 11th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), October 19-21, Tabriz, Iran, 2010 (in Persian).

 

29

Alialmoussavi, S.M., Azdast, T., Doniavi, A., Seyfi, A., "Optimal Process Design of Shrinkage and Welding line Strength in Injection Molding by Taguchi Method ", 11th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), October 19-21, Tabriz, Iran, 2010.

 

28

Amirkhani H., Hoseini Koljah A., Doniavi, A., Azdast T., " An Applied and Practical Model to Improve the relationship between Industry and university",11th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), October 19-21, Tabriz, Iran, 2010 (in Persian).

 

27

Amirkhani H., Hoseini Koljah A., Doniavi, A., Azdast T., Abolhasani M. R.," Repairing welding Feasibility of cracked Rotor of Tabriz Petrocemical Company", 11th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), October 19-21, Tabriz, Iran, 2010 (in Persian).

 

26

Amirkhani H., Aslanian Bonab M., Doniavi, A., Azdast T., Abolhasani M. R.,"An Investigation on the Effect of Preheat and Sheet Thickness on Tensile Strength of Welded St37 Using Experimental and Difference of Variation Methods " 7th International Industrial Engineering Conference, October 6-7, Esfahan, Iran, 2010 (in Persian).

 

25

Azdast T., Alialmoussavi S.M., Behravesh A.H., Rash Ahmadi S., Mahmoodi, M. Rezavand, S.A.M.," Shrinkage Optimization of Injection Molded Parts through a Hybrid System of Artificial Neural Network and Genetic Algorithm", Polymer Processing Society 26th, Annual Meeting, PPS-26, July 4-8, Banff, Canada, 2010.

 

24

Mirabzadeh, R., Rezavand, S.A.M., Azdast, T., Mahmoodi, M., " Investigation of the Effect of Processing Parameters on the Residual Stress of Injection Molded Thermoplastic Parts", Polymer Processing Society 26th, Annual Meeting, PPS-26, July 4-8, Banff, Canada, 2010.

 

23

Alialmoussavi, S.M., Azdast, T., Solimanpur, M., Jalili Kohne Shahri, Ata, Lorpari Zangane, M., “Injection Molding Parameter Optimization through a Hybrid System of Artificial Neural Network and Genetic Algorithm” 18th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ISME2010), May 11-13, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2010.

 

22

Alialmoussavi, S.M., Azdast, T., Solimanpur, M., “Optimization of Molding Parameters by Taguchi Method leading to minimum Shrinkage and In-mold pressure” 10th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), March 1-3, Babol, Iran, 2010.

 

21

Sedaghat Pisheh, H., Golestanian, H., Azdast, T., “Visualization of Fiber Orientation in Weldlines of a RTM Part with Different Injection Spots” 10th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), March 1-3, Babol, Iran, 2010.

 

20

Sedaghat Pisheh, H., Golestanian, H., Azdast, T., “Numerical Survey of Relevancy between High Grade of Filler with Final Shrinkage of RTM Panel” 10th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), March 1-3, Babol, Iran, 2010.

 

19

Khalil Pour Azari, S., Azdast, T., Khalil Pour Azari, S., Mohammadi Aghdam, K., “Reverse Engineering Process of Two Spur Gears Used Over the P.T.O Shafts of Articulated Garden Tractor” 10th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), March 1-3, Babol, Iran, 2010 (in Persian).

 

18

Mohammadi Aghdam, K., Azdast, T., Khalil Pour Azari, S., “Replacement of an Articulated Garden Tractor part with a forged part” 10th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), March 1-3, Babol, Iran, 2010 (in Persian).

 

17

Amiri, E., Azdast, T., Doniavi, A., “Experimental and Numerical study on Uniformity of Wall Thickness of Transparent Acrylic in Bubble Inflation and Plug Assistance Thermoforming Processes” 10th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), March 1-3, Babol, Iran, 2010.

 

16

Rash Ahmadi, S., Azdast, T., Hoseinpour Dash Atan, S., “Surface investigation and stress analysis of coated systems under contact loading using FEM modeling” 10th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), March 1-3, Babol, Iran, 2010.

 

15

Mirabzadeh, R., Rezavand, S.A.M., Azdast, T., Shahi, P., “Investigation of the Effect of Material Properties and Processing Parameters on Residual Stresses of Injection Molded Plastic Parts” 10th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2010), March 1-3, Babol, Iran, 2010.

 

14

Amiri, E., Doniavi, A., Nosouhi, R., Azdast, T., “Finite Element Investigation on Thickness Distribution of PMMA Sheet in a Combination of Free Forming and Plug Assistance Forming” 17th Annual (International) Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ISME2009), May, University of Tehran, Iran, 2009.

 

13

Alialmoussavi, S.M., Azdast, T., Doniavi, A., Seyfi, A., “Optimal Process Design of Shrinkage and Welding line Strength in Injection Molding by Taguchi Method” NajafabadConference on Manufacturing Engineering (NMEC2009), April 20-21, Esfahan, Iran, 2009.

 

12

Azdast, T., Park, C.B., Behravesh, A.H., Lee, E.K., and Lee, K.M., “Visualization of CO2 Content Effect on Expansion Behaviour of HMS PP Extruded Foam,” 9th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2009), Birjand, Iran, March 3-5, 2009.

 

11

Azdast, T., Park, C.B., Behravesh, A.H., Lee, E.K., and Lee, K.M., “Visualization of Talc Amount Effect on Expansion Behaviour of HMS PP Extruded Foam,” 9th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2009), Birjand, Iran, March 3-5, 2009.

 

10

Azdast, T., Sedaghat Pisheh, H., “Shrinkage Comparison of Amorphous and Semi-Crystalline Thermoplastics in Injection Molding Process,” 9th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2009), Birjand, Iran, March 3-5, 2009.

 

9

Azdast, T., Sedaghat Pisheh, H., “Injection Molding Process Simulation of Plastic Parts,” National Conference of Mechanical Engineering (NCME2008), Khomeinishahr, Iran, 62, November, 2008 (in Persian).

 

8

Azdast T., Behravesh A.H., Mazaheri K., Darvishi M.M.," Effect of Cooling Time on In-Mold Constrained Shrinkage of Injection molded Plastic parts in Consideration of Residual Stresses", Proceeding of the polymer society 24th Annual Meeting, PPS-24, June 14-19, Salerno, Italy, 2008.

 

7

Azdast, T., Lee, E.K., Lee, K.., Park, C.B., Behravesh, A.H., Folland, R., Praller, A. “Extrusion Foaming of HMS PP with Supercritical Carbon Dioxide II: Expansion Behaviors,” Blowing Agents and Foaming Processes, Berlin, Germany, May 20-21, 2008.

 

6

Azdast, T., Lee, E.K., Lee K.M., Park, C.B., Naguib, H.E., Behravesh, A.H., Pachner, E., and Praller, A., " Extrusion Foaming of High-Melt-Strength PP with Supercritical Carbon Dioxide I: Cell Nucleation Behaviors," SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, Paper #0882, USA, Milwaulkee, WI, May 4-8, 2008.

 

 

 

5

Azdast T., Behravesh A.H. “Shrinkage of the Amorphous and Semi-crystalline Thermoplastics in Injection Molding Process at constrained state", 15th Annual conference (International) on Mechanical Engineering, Amir Kabir University of Technology, Tehran, May 2007, (in Persian).

 

4

Azdast, T., Behravesh, A.H. “An Investigation of Viscoelastic Effect on the Shrinkage of Injection Molded Plastic Parts with Constraints”, 14th Annual (International) Mechanical Engineering Conference, Isfahan, Iran, December 2005, (in Persian).

 

3

Kazemi Bidokhti, K., Behravesh, A.H., Azdast, T., “Investigation on Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Microcellular ABS Foams”, Proceeding of the 13th International Mechanical Engineering Conference, Isfahan, Ref.1025, 2005, (in Persian).

 

2

Kazemi Bidokhti, K., Behravesh, A.H., Azdast, T., ”Investigation on Microstructural properties ABS and its Composites Microcellular Foams,” Proceeding of the 12th International Mechanical Engineering Conference, Tehran, Ref.170074, 2004, (in Persian).

 

1

Azdast T. Hamedi, M., Shariatpanahi, M., "Application of Neural Networks in Clamping Force Optimization of Workpiece-Fixture System.”, Proceedings of the 5th Iranain Manufacturing Conferene, Tehran, 2002, ( in Persian).

 

 

 

Research and Work Experience

 

 

 

   

20

Vice- chancellor for Education of Mechanical Engineering Group, Faculty of Engineering, Urmia University, Urmia, ( January 2010-April 2013)

 

19

Researcher of Project “Optimization of the effective processing parameters in Water Assisted Injection Molding process of plastic parts”, Faculty of Engineering, Urmia University, No. 004/ 89, (2009-2011)

 

18

Researcher of Project “Safety factor increase of OTM 930&938 tractors via design and manufacture of back-mounted safeguard Study”, Orumia Tractor Manufacturing Companyand Urmia University, (2008-2010)

17

Technical Consultant, Orumia Tractor Manufacturing Co. (OTMCO), Urmia, (2008-2010)

 

16

Researcher of Project “Analytical Study of Shrinkage Behaviors of Semi crystalline and Amorphous Injection Molded Thermoplastics”, Faculty of Engineering, Urmia University, No. 007/ 86, (2008-2009)

 

15

Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Group, Urmia University of Technology, Urmia, (2008-2009)

 

14

Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Group, University of Science and Technology, Urmia, (2008-2009)

 

13

Assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Urmia University (2007-present)

 

12

Research Assistant, Microcellular Plastic Manufacturing Laboratory, Mechanical and Industrial Eng. Dept., University of Toronto, (2006-2007)

 

11

Lecturer, Manufacturing Group, University of Applied Science and Technology, Koosha Center, Tehran, (2004-2006)

 

10

Teaching Assistant, Manufacturing Group, Mechanical Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University (2002-2006)

 

9

Manager of Plastic Technology Laboratory, Plastic Technology Group, Mechanical Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University (2004-2006)

 

8

Executive Committee Member of Tehran International Congress on Manufacturing Engineering (TICME2005), Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, (Dec.2005)

 

7

Co–researcher of Project “Mechanical and Microstructural Properties of Microcellular Foams: ABS and its Composites”, Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University (2003-2005)

 

6

Co–researcher of Project “Design, Manufacture and Implementation of a Microcellular Foam Injection Molding System”, Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University (2003-2004)

 

5

Executive Committee Member of 12th Annual (International) Mechanical Engineering Conference, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran (May.2004)

 

4

Consultant Engineer, "Turbine Blades Producing", Mavadkaran Engineering Company, Tehran, (2003,2004)

 

3

Project Researcher, “Optimization of Clamping Force in Workpiece-Fixture System during Machining Operations using Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithm”, No: 618/2/1032, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran, (2002)

 

2

Researcher, Internship Project, "Increase of Efficiency of Peykan Cylinder Machining", Iran Khodro Company, Tehran, (2001)

 

1

Trainee, Iran Khodro Company., Tehran, (2000)

 

     

 

Academic Achievements

 

 

 

  • Coming first out of allPh.D Thesis, 2007
  • Research Scholarship, Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, 2006
  • First Rank in Entrance Exam of Ph.D, 2002
  • Coming first out of all M.Sc. students during tow-year course,2002
  • Coming first out of all B.Sc. students during four-year course,2000

 

 

 

Membership

 

 

 

  • SPE (Society of Plastic Engineering)
  • SMEIR (Society of Manufacturing Engineering of Iran)