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Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Dissertation: Characterization, Long-term Evaluation and Thermo-mechanical Properties of Untreated and Treated Flax Fiber-Reinforced Composites

M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Thesis: Experimental Investigation of Fatigue Behavior of Carbon Fiber Composites Using Fully-Reversed Four-Point Bending Test

B.SC, Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran

Dr. Ali Amiri

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Assistant Professor of Practice

Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

 

 

Peer-Referred Journal Publications / Book Chapters


18. Radkar, S. A. Amiri, C. Ulven, Tensile behavior and diffusion of moisture through flax fiber by desorption method, Sustainability, June 2019, 11 (13), pp 3558.

17. Azarmi, F., A. Amiri, Microstructural evolution during fabrication of alumina via laser sterolithography technique, Ceramics International, February 2019, 45 (1), pp. 271-278. 

16. Ehresmann, M., A. Amiri, C. Ulven, “The effect of different variables on in-plane radial permeability of natural fiber mats”, J of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, September 2018,  37 (19), pp. 1191-1201

15. Amiri, A., V. Burkart, A. Yu, D. Webster, C. Ulven, “The potential of natural composite materials in structural design” in Sustainable Composites for Aerospace Applications, Chapter 14, Elsevier, March 2017, pp. 269-291

14. Amiri, A., T. Krosbakken, W. Schoen, D. Theisen, C. Ulven, “ Design and manufacturing  hybrid flax/carbon bicycle frame”, J. of Sports Engineering and Technology, March 2018, 232 (1), pp. 28-38

13.   Amiri, A., M. N. Cavalli, C. Ulven, “A New Approach of Modeling Stiffness Degradation for Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers under Cyclic Fully-Reversed Bending”, J of Composite Materials – 25th Jan 17, 51(20), pp. 2889-2897

12.   Amiri, A., Z. Triplett A. M. De Sousa, N. Brezinka, M. Allcock, C. Ulven, “ Standard Density Measurement Method Development for Flax Fiber”, J of Ind. Crops and Products, February 2017, Volume 96, pp. 196-202

11.   Taylor, C., A. Amiri, C. Ulven, D. Webster, “Development and weather-ability of bio-based composites of structural quality using flax fiber and epoxidized sucrose soyate”, J of Materials and Design, Volume 113, pp. 17-26

10.   Amiri, A., C. Ulven, “Bio-based Composites as Thermorheologically Complex Materials", in Challenges in Mechanics of Time Dependent Materials, Volume 2, Chapter 7, pp. 55-63, Springer, New York 2016.

9.    Amiri, A., A. Yu, C. Ulven, D. Webster, “ Bio-based Resin Reinforced with Flax Fiber as Thermorheologically Complex Materials”, Polymers, April 2016, Volume 8 (4), 153.

8.    Flynn, J., A. Amiri, C. Ulven, “Hybridized Carbon and Flax Fiber Composites for Tailored Performance”, J. of Materials and Design, July 2016, Volume 102, pp. 21-29.

7.   Whitacre R., A. Amiri, C. Ulven, “The effects of corn zein protein coupling agent on mechanical properties of flax fiber reinforced composites”, J. of Ind. Crops and Products, December 2015, Volume 77, pp. 232-238

6.   Amiri, A., C. Ulven, S. Huo, “Effect of chemical treatment of flax fiber and resin manipulation on service life of their composites using time-temperature superposition”, Polymers, October 2015, Volume 7 (10), pp. 1965-1978

5.   Amiri, A., N. Hosseini, C. Ulven, “Long-Term, Creep Behavior of Flax/Vinyl Ester Composites Using Time-Temperature Superposition Principle”, J. of renewable materials, July 2015, Volume 3 (3), pp. 224-233.

4.   Hosseini, N., S. Javid, A. Amiri, C. Ulven, D. C. Webster, G. Karami, “Micromechanical Viscoelastic Analysis of Flax Fiber Reinforced Bio-Based Polyurethane Composites”, J. of renewable materials, July 2015, July 2015, Volume 3 (3), pp. 205-215.

3.   Amiri, A., M. R. Vaseghi, “Waste Heat Recovery Power Generation Systems for Cement Production Process” J. of IEEE transaction on Industry Applications, January 2015, Volume 51 (1), pp. 13-19.

2.   Amiri, A., M. Cavalli, "Experimental Investigation of Fatigue Behavior of Carbon Fiber Composites Using Fully Reversed Four Point Bending Test"  in Composite Materials and Joining Technologies for Composites, Chapter 15,  pp. 131-137, Springer, New York 2013.

1.   Vaseghi M. R., A. Amiri, “Iranian Increases”, World cement, August 2009, Volume 40 (8), pp.  45-55

 

Peer-Referred Conference Papers


11. Islam, Z., A. Amiri, C. Ulven, “Fatigue Behavior of Hybrid flax-carbon composites”, AlChE Bioenergy Sustainability Conference, Nashville, TN, Oct 21-22.

10. Helten, B., A. Amiri, C. Ulven, "Characterization and Viscoelastic Behavior of a Polyurethane Adhesive with the Potential of Bonding Composites", CAMX, the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, Orlando, FL, Dec. 11-14 2017.

9.   Singathi, R., A. Amiri, V. Burkart, J. Sivaguru, C. Ulven, “Photodegradable and Recyclable Bio-based Composites, European Advanced Materials Congress 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, August 22-24 2017.

8.   Taylor, C., A. Amiri, C. Ulven, “Long-term behavior of bio-composites for structural applications”, CAMX, the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, Anaheim, CA, September 26-29 2016.

7.   Amiri, A., C. Ulven, “Advanced method for void-fraction evaluation of natural fiber composites materials using Micro-CT technology”, SAMPE 2016, Long Beach, CA, May 23-26 2016, 0166.

6.   Amiri, A., Chad Ulven, “Durability of Flax Fiber Bio-composites”, The 66th Flax Institute of the United States, Fargo, ND, March 31-April 1 2016, pp. 39-47.

5.   Amiri, A., N. Hosseini, C. Ulven, D. Webster, “Advanced Bio-composites made from Epoxidized Sucrose Soyate Resin Reinforced with Flax Fibers”, International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM20) in Copenhagen, 19-24 July 2015., 4408-1.

4.   Amiri, A, C. Ulven, “Surface Treatment of Flax Fiber” In The 65th Flax Institute of the United States, March 2014, pp. 117-125.

3.   Amiri A., M. R. Vaseghi, “Waste Heat Recovery Power Generation Systems for Cement Production Process” In Cement Industry Technical Conference (CIC), 2013 IEEE-IAS/PCA, April 2013, pp. 1-13.

2.   Vaseghi M. R., A. Amiri, A. Pesaran, “A Review of Energy Efficiency and CO2 Emission in the US Cement Industry” Cement industry technical conference, 2012 IEEE-IAS/PCA 53rd, May 2012, pp. 1-9.

1.   Vaseghi, A.R., A. Amiri, "70Mt of domestic cement capacity and increasing energy costs: National alternative fuel strategies in Iran", 4th Global Fuels Conference and Exhibition 2010, Washington DC, May 2010.    

 

Invited Talks/Presentations/Seminars


17. Amiri, A., "How to Get Published", ME Department Seminar, NDSU, Fargo, March 2018.

16. Amiri, A., " Bringing Industry into classroom", Pi Tau Sigma Honor Society Monthly Meeting, NDSU, Fargo, October 2017.

15. Amiri, A., “Weather-ability of biocomposites for structural applications”, 1st Int. Symposium on Materials from Renewables, NDSU, Fargo, July 19, 2016.

14. Amiri, A., “Bio-based Composites as Thermorheologically Complex Materials”, SEM XIII Int’l. Congress, Orlando, FL, June 8, 2016.

13. Amiri, A., C. Ulven, “Advanced method for void-fraction evaluation of natural fiber composites materials using Micro-CT technology”, SAMPE 2016, Long Beach, CA, May 25, 2016.

12. Amiri, A., “Durability of flax fiber bio-composites” The 66th Flax Institute of the U.S., Fargo, ND, March 31 2016.

11. Amiri, A., “Viscoelastic behavior of advanced bio-composites made from methacrylated epoxidized sucrose soyate reinforced with flax fiber”, NDSU-KU symposium, Oct. 15-16, 2015, Fargo, ND.

10. Amiri, A., “Establishing standard test method for the density of flax fiber”, NDSU Center for Sustainable Materials Science, Tri-College Monthly meeting, Sep. 2, 2015, Fargo, ND.

9.  Amiri, A., “Advanced Bio-composites made from Epoxidized Sucrose Soyate Resin Reinforced with Flax Fibers”, NDSU Center for Sustainable Materials Science, Tri-College Monthly meeting, June 3, 2015, Fargo, ND

8.  Amiri, A., “Long-Term Creep Behavior of Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites”, the bio-industry Summit, May 28, 2014, Fargo, ND.

7.  Amiri, A., “Characterization and Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Untreated and Treated Flax Fiber-Reinforced Composites”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Fargo, ND.

6.  Amiri, A., “Experimental Investigation of Treatment and Performance of Flax Fiber Composites, and Fatigue Properties of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites”, 3M Company, November 12, 2014, Saint Paul, MN.

5.  Amiri, A., “Mechanical Processes of Flax Fiber”, Future of the bio-industry Summit, May 21, 2014, Fargo, ND.

4.  Amiri, A., “Waste Heat Recovery Power Generation Systems for Cement Production Process” 54th IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference, April 2013, Orlando, FL.

3.  Amiri, A., “A Review of Energy Efficiency and CO2 Emission in the US Cement Industry” 53rd IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement industry technical conference, May 2012, San Antonio, TX.

2.  Amiri, A., “Fully reversed four-point bending fatigue test of carbon fiber reinforced composites, The Graduate School Scholarly Forum, Feb 27-28 2012. Grand forks, ND.

1.  Amiri, A., “Design of fully reversed four-point bending fixture”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, February 2011, grand Forks, ND.

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