Dr. Allahverdi, Ali

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           Academic Rank : Professor

           Major :Inorganic  Chemicals  Industry  

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            E-mail: ali.allahverdi[at]iust.ac.ir

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Personal Information 

Education and Qualifications

  i) University Degrees 

  - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Department of Glass, Ceramic, and Inorganic binders, Prague, Czech Republic (all the examinations passed with letter grade A), 1998-2002

  - Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Chemical Engineering, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran (Ranked second among graduates of the academic year 1993-1994 with an average grade of 18.11 out of 20), 1991-1993

  - Bachlor of Science (B.Sc.) in Chemical Engineering, Abadan Institute of Technology (currently; Ahwaz Institute of Tech.), Ahwaz, Iran (Ranked first among graduates of the academic year 1990-1991 with an average grade of 18.09 out of 20), 1986-1990

 

  Employment 

  - Associate Professor, School of Chemical engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Since November 2002

  - Head of Cement Research Center, Iran University of Science and Technology, Since January 2008

  - Vice Dean, School of Chemical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, January 2007- January 2008

  - Member of Scientific and Research Council, Ehdas Sanat Corporation, Iran Mines & Mineral Industries Development & Renovation Organization, Ministry of Industries and Mines, Since April 2006

  - Assistant to the Chief of Cement Research Center, Iran University of Science and Technology, June 2005- January 2008

  - Head of Mineral Processing Group, School of Chemical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, April 2004- November 2006

  - Managing Director, Research and Development Company of Cement Industry, Iran, July 2004- February 2007

  - Chief of the Office for Scientific and Technical Co-operations with Cement Industry, Iran University of Science and Technology, September 2003- September 2004

  - Assistant Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, June 2002- November 2009

  - Cement Engineer, Assistant to the Chief of Laboratories and Quality Control Department, Kerman Cement Plant, Kerman, Iran, 1996-1998

  - Cement Engineer, Head of Quarry and Crushers, Kerman Cement Plant, Kerman, Iran, 1995-1996

 

 Teaching Experiences 

  - Advanced Heat Transfer ( Graduate course in School of Chemical Engineering , Iran University of Science and Technology )

  - Cement Engineering ( Graduate course in School of Chemical Engineering , Iran University of Science and Technology )

  - Technical English Language ( Graduate course in School of Chemical Engineering , Iran University of Science and Technology )

  - Mineral Procesing I, Cement Process Technology ( Undergraduate course in School of Chemical Engineering , Iran University of Science and Technology )

  - Chemistry and Physics of Portland Cement ( Undergraduate course in School of Chemical Engineering , Iran University of Science and Technology )

  - Mineral Processing Laboratory ( Undergraduate course in School of Chemical Engineering , Iran University of Science and Technology )

raining courses for cement plant engineers:

  - Size Reduction Technologies in cement production process

  - Blending & Homogenizing Technologies in cement production process

  - Portland Cement Clinker Production Technology

  - Operating Rotary Cement Kilns

  - Operating Parameters of Cement Burning System

  - Heat and Mass Balance in Cement Production Process

  - Quality Control in Cement Production Process

  - Cement Raw Mix Design

  - Chemistry and Physics of Portland Cement

  - Special and New Cements

  - Electrostatic-precipitators and Dedusting Operation in Cement Industry

 

 Selected Written Works

 Refereed Journal Papers

  1. Allahverdi A. and Najafi Kani E., Construction Wastes as Raw Material for Geopolymer Binder, International Journal of Civil engineering, Vol. 7, No. 3, 154-160, 2009.
  2.  Allahverdi A. and rahmani A., Chemical Activation of Natural Pozzolan with a Solid Compound Activator, Cement, Wapno, Beton, Vol. XIV/LXXVI, No. 4, 205-213, 2009.
  3.  Najafi Kani E. and Allahverdi A., Effects of Chemical Composition on Basic Engineering Properties of Inorganic Polymeric Binder Based on Natural pozzolan , Journal of Cermics-Silikaty, Vol. 53, No. 3, 195-204, 2009.
  4.  Najafi Kani E. and Allahverdi A., Effects of Curing Time and Temperature on Strength Development of Inorganic Polymeric Binder Based on Natural Pozzolan, Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 44, No. 12, 3088-3097, 2009.
  5.  Najafi Kani E. and Allahverdi A., Application of FTIR Spectroscopy Technique in Characterizing Molecular Structure of Natural Pozzolan-based Geoploymer Cement, Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 2, 1-10, 2009.
  6.  Allahverdi A., Najafi Kani E., and Esmaeilpoor S., Effects of Silica Modulus and Alkali Concentration on Activation of Blast-Furnace Slag, Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 2, 32-35, 2008.
  7.  Allahverdi A., Mehrpour K., and Najafi Kani E., Investigating the Possibility of Utilizing Pumice-Type Natural Pozzolan in Production of Geopolymer Cement, Ceramics-Silikáty, 52, No. 1, 16-23, 2008. www.ceramics-silikaty.cz.
  8.  Allahverdi A. and Salem Sh., Studies on Main Properties of Ternary Blended Cement with Limestone Powder and Microsilica, Iranian Journal of Chemical Engineering (IAChE), Vol. 4, No. 1(Winter), 3-13, 2007.
  9.  Allahverdi A., Mehrpour K., and Najafi Kani E., Taftan Pozzolan-based Geopolymer Cement, International Journal of Engineering Science, Iran University of Science and Technology, Vol. 19, No. 3, 1-5, 2008.
  10.  Allahverdi A., Mehrpour K., and Najafi Kani E., Geopolymer Cement from Sirjan Pozzolan, Amirkabir Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 19, No. 68-D(CPT), 55-59, 2008.
  11.  Allahverdi A. and Ghorbani J., Chemical Activation and Set Acceleration of Lime-Natural Pozzolan Cement, Ceramics-Silikáty, Vol. 50, No. 4, 193-199, 2006. www.ceramics-silikaty.cz.
  12.   Allahverdi A. and Škvára F., Sulfuric Acid Attack on Hardened Paste of Geopolymeric Cements; Part II: Corrosion Mechanism at Mild and Relatively Low Concentrations, Ceramics-Silikáty, Vol. 50, No. 1, 1-4, 2006. www.ceramics-silikaty.cz.
  13.   Allahverdi A. and Škvára F., Sulfuric Acid Attack on Hardened Paste of Geopolymeric Cements; Part I: Mechnism of Corrosion at Relatively High Concentrations, Ceramics-Silikáty, Vol. 49, No. 4, 225-229, 2005. www.ceramics-silikaty.cz.
  14.  Allahverdi A., Influence of Returned Dust of Cement Kiln on Blockages in Cyclone Preheater, (Persian), International Journal of Engineering Sciences, Vol. 15, No. 4, 19-27, 2004.
  15.   Allahverdi A. and Škvára F., Nitric Acid Attack on Hardened Paste of Geopolymeric Cements, Part I, Ceramics-Silikáty, Vol. 45, No. 3, 81-88, 2001. www.ceramics-silikaty.cz
  16.   Allahverdi A. and Škvára F., Nitric Acid Attack on Hardened Paste of Geopolymeric Cements, Part II, Ceramics-Silikáty, Vol. 45, No. 4, 143-149, 2001. www.ceramics-silikaty.cz
  17.   Allahverdi A. and Škvára F., Acidic Corrosion of Hydrated Cement Based Materials, Part 1; Mechanism of the Phenomenon, Ceramics-Silikáty, Vol. 44, No. 3, 114-120, 2000. www.ceramics-silikaty.cz
  18.   Allahverdi A. and Škvára F., Acidic Corrosion of Hydrated Cement Based Materials, Part 2; Kinetics of the Phenomenon and Mathematical Models, Ceramics-Silikáty, Vol. 44, No. 4, 121-160, 2000. www.ceramics-silikaty.cz
 

  Patents

  - Low cost green cement based on supplementary cementing materials, Iranian Patent No. 54067, filled on October, 2008

  - High compressive strength blended cement using RFCC spent catalyst, Iranian Patent No. 54416, filled on November, 2008

  - Cementitious composite wall tile, Iranian Patent No.42639, filled on September 16, 2007

  - Decoration of cement and concrete surfaces by staining technique, Iranian Patent No. 42131, filled on August 21, 2007

  - Low cost natural pozzolan-based cement, Iranian Patent No. 38274, filled on: December 4, 2006

  - Composite cement, Iranian Patent No. 36169, filled on septembre 10, 2006

  - Fat set and very high early strength cement, Iranian Patent No. 34819, filled on May 9, 2006

  - Pre-cast color cementitious products from compressed binary system of pozzolime, Iranian Patent No. 31788, filled on: June 11, 2005

  - Natural pozzolan-based geopolymer cement, Iranian Patent No. 31559, filled on: May 9, 2005

  - Highly acid resistant geopolymer cement (a fly ash-based geopolymer cement); Binding Geopolymeric Mixtures, Czech Patent No. 291443, filled on: January 10, 2003, http://wdb.upv.cz/rs/pt.ptdet?&xprim=2141256&lan=cs

 

 Conference Attendance

  - The 6th International Chemical Engineering Congress and Exhibition (IChEC 2009), (as a paper presenter), Kish Island, Iran, 16-20 November, 2009.

  - The 6th International Chemical Engineering Congress and Exhibition (IChEC 2009), (as a paper presenter), Kish Island, Iran, 16-20 November, 2009.

  - The 6th International Chemical Engineering Congress and Exhibition (IChEC 2009), (as a paper presenter), Kish Island, Iran, 16-20 November, 2009.

  - The 6th International Chemical Engineering Congress and Exhibition (IChEC 2009), (as a paper presenter), Kish Island, Iran, 16-20 November, 2009.

  - The 6th International Chemical Engineering Congress and Exhibition (IChEC 2009), (as a paper presenter), Kish Island, Iran, 16-20 November, 2009.

  - The 6th International Chemical Engineering Congress and Exhibition (IChEC 2009), (as a paper presenter), Kish Island, Iran, 16-20 November, 2009.

  - 17th IBAUSIL Conference, (as a paper presenter), Weimar, Germany, 23-25 September, 2009.

  - 17th IBAUSIL Conference, (as a paper presenter), Weimar, Germany, 23-25 September, 2009.

  - 17th IBAUSIL Conference, (as a paper presenter), Weimar, Germany, 23-25 September, 2009.

  - 12th Iranian Chemical Engineering Congress (IChEC 12), (as a paper presenter), Tabriz, Sahand University of Technology, Iran, 20-26 October, 2008.

  - 12th Iranian Chemical Engineering Congress (IChEC 12), (as a paper presenter), Tabriz, Sahand University of Technology, Iran, 20-26 October, 2008.

  - 2nd International Ceramic Conference (ICC2), (as a paper presenter), Verona, Italy, June 30-July 04, 2008.

  - 2nd International Ceramic Conference (ICC2), (as a paper presenter), Verona, Italy, June 30-July 04, 2008.

  - 3rd International Symposium on Non-traditional Cement and Concrete, (as a paper presenter), Brno, Czech Republic, pp. 43-56, 10-12 June, 2008.

  - 3rd International Symposium on Non-traditional Cement and Concrete, (as a paper presenter), Brno, Czech Republic, pp. 35-42, 10-12 June, 2008.

  - 3rd International Symposium on Non-traditional Cement and Concrete, (as a paper presenter), Brno, Czech Republic, pp. 23-34, 10-12 June, 2008.

  - 3rd International Symposium on Non-traditional Cement and Concrete, (as a paper presenter), Brno, Czech Republic, pp. 8-22, 10-12 June, 2008.

  - 5th International Chemical Engineering Congress (IChEC 2008), (as a paper presenter), Kish Island, Iran, 2-5 January, 2008.

  - 5th International Chemical Engineering Congress (IChEC 2008), (as a paper presenter), Kish Island, Iran, 2-5 January, 2008.

  - 5th International Chemical Engineering Congress (IChEC 2008), (as a paper presenter), Kish Island, Iran, 2-5 January, 2008.

  - National Congress on Energy Consumption in Cement Industry, (as a paper presenter), Tehran, Iran, July 11, 2007.

  - National Congress on Energy Consumption in Cement Industry, (as a paper presenter), Tehran, Iran, July 11, 2007.

  - 3rd Int. Conference on Alkali-activated Materials, Research, Production and Utilization, (as a paper presenter), Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 21-37, June 21-22 , 2007.

  - 3rd Int. Conference on Alkali-activated Materials, Research, Production and Utilization, (as a paper presenter), Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 39-53, June 21-22, 2007.

  - 3rd Int. Conference on Alkali-activated Materials, Research, Production and Utilization, (as a paper presenter), Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 55-69, June 21-22, 2007.

  - Iranian Corrosion/2007; ICA International Congress, (as a paper presenter), Tehran, Iran, 14-17 May, 2007.

  - 2nd Conference on Fire Protection of Buildings, (as a paper presenter), Tehran, Iran, 20-21 February, 2007.

  - Iranian National Chemical Engineering Congress 11th, (as a paper presenter), Tehran, Iran, 28-30 November, 2006.

  - Iranian National Chemical Engineering Congress 11th, (as a paper presenter), Tehran, Iran, 28-30 November, 2006.

  - Iranain National Chemical Engineering Congress 11th, (as a paper presenter), Tehran, Iran, 28-30 November, 2006.

  - Iranian Chemical Engineering Congress 10th, Sistan & Balochestan University, (as a paper presenter), Iran, 15-17 Nov., 2005.

  - Iranian Chemical Engineering Congress 10th, (as a paper presenter), Sistan & Balochestan University, Iran, 15-17 Nov., 2005.

  - Iranian Chemical Engineering Congress 10th, Sistan & Balochestan University, (as a paper presenter), Iran, 15-17 Nov., 2005.

  - 32th International Conference of Slovak Society of Chemical Engineering, (as a paper presenter), pp. 013-1 — 013-10, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 23-27 May, 2005.

  - International Cement Conference, (as a paper presenter), Tehran, Iran, 3-4 October, 2004.

  - International Cement Conference, (as a paper presenter), Tehran, Iran, 3-4 October, 2004.

  - International Cement Conference, (as a paper presenter), Tehran, Iran, 3-4 October, 2004.

  - International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering 16th (CHISA 2004), (as a paper presenter), Prague, Czech Republic, 22-26 August, 2004.

  - Iranain National Chemical Engineering Congress 8th, (as a paper presenter), Mashad, Iran, 21-23 October, 2003.

  - 15th International IBAUSIL congress, (as a paper presenter), Weimar, Germany, 24-26 September, 2003.

  - International Conference on fly ash, silica fume, slag and natural pozzolans in Concrete 7th, CANMET/ACI, (as a paper presenter), Madras, India, vol. 2, 561-579, 2001.

 

 Research Projects 

  - Identifying national potentials for utilizing alternative fuels in cement industry, Research Contract with Ehdas Sanat Company, ongoing

  - Consultancy services for research and training affairs related to production, quality control, and special cements production, Research Contract with Isfahan Cement Company, 2007-2008

  - Consultancy services for research and training affairs related to Limestone Portland Cement production in Mazandaran Cement Plant, Research Contract with Mazandaran Cement Company, 2006-2008

  - Investigating the possibility of utilizing pet-coke in Portland cement production process, Research Contract with National Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Company, January 2007

  - Investigating the possibility of utilizing RFCC spent catalyst in production of blended cements, Research Contract with Research Contract with National Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Company, June 2009

  - Investigating the effects of particle size distribution on wet and dry properties of oil well cements, Research Contract with Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI), ongoin

  - Investigating the potential of Taftan natural pozzolan for developing a natural pozzolan-based geopolymer cement, Research Contract with Kash Cement Company, December 2006

  - Activation of Taftan natural pozzolan for developing a low cost masonry binder, Research Contract with Kash Cement Company, December 2006

  - Activation of natural pozzolan, Research Contract with Chief Research Assistant of Iran University of Science and Technology, April 2006

  - Natural pozzolan based-geopolymer cement, Research Contract with Chief Research Assistant of Iran University of Science and Technology, September 2005

  - Reducing cement kiln stoppages caused by blockages in cyclone preheater, Research Contract with Chief Research Assistant of Iran University of Science and Technology, November 2004

  - Cement Quality Improvement , Kerman Cement Plant, In a comprehensive case study all the reasons for both short- and long-term chemical fluctuations in kiln feeds of Kerman Cement Plant (consisting of three cement producing lines) were investigated, 1997

  - Preventing Kiln Stoppages due to Blockages in Cyclone Preheater , Research Project, Contract No. 4/1439, Iran University of Science and Technology, The main factor (incorrect utilization of returned dust) responsible for severe cyclone blockages in a relatively high productive kiln was identified and the problem completely solved, 2002 

 

 Assignments and Consultations

 Senior Technical Consultant, Iranian Society of Cement Industry Employers, Iran, June 2004-June 2005

  Chief of the Committee Responsible for Defining and Compiling Iranian Standard for Oil Well Cements, Tehran, Iran, October 2003- October 2004


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