Welcome to the Department of Petroleum Engineering

We encourage you to read more about our research interest:

  • Research on membrane separation processes.
  • Mass transfer.
  • Environmental engineering.
  • Desulphurization process.
  • Adsorption process.
  • Biochemical engineering.
  • Bioseparation.
  • Phase equilibria.
  • Hazardous waste management.
  • Thermodynamics of supercritical fluid extraction.
  • Characterization of oil fractions.
  • Design and construction of multi-purpose distillation - aromatic extraction from petroleum cuts.
  • Simulation of chemical processes.
  • Design and construction of supercritical fluid extractor.
  • Extraction of natural pharmaceutical material (eugenol) by SFE method.
  • Purification and decoloration of domestic paraffin.
  • Distillation column monitoring.
  • Hydraulic parameters of distillation tower (Pilot Plant).
  • Gas absorption in the emulsion solutions.
  • Wastewater treatment.
  • Air pollution control.
  • Enzymatic process.
  • Design of nanostructured materials (nanoreactors).
  • Tailoring physicochemical properties of nanomaterials.
  • Catalytic reactions of heterogeneous catalysts in fine and bulk chemical synthesis.
  • Combined biological and chemical catalysts for challenging reactions -Catalytic treatment of water and wastewater by the use of heterogeneous catalysis.
  • Heterogeneous catalytic reactions.
  • Deep desulfurization of fuels (by oxidation, extraction or adsorption).
  • Enhanced oil recovery.
  • Water shut-off in hydrocarbon reservoirs.
  • Hydrogels, nanogels, microgels, superabsorbents.
  • Phase Behavior of Petroleum Fluids.
  • Thermodynamics of wax, asphaltene and hydrate formation in petroleum fluids.
  • Petroleum reservoir simulation.
  • Enhanced oil recovery methods.
  • Fluid mechanics of porous media.
  • Rheological behavior of petroleum reservoir fluids.


Faculty Members

Hamid Reza Mortaheb


Babak Mokhtarani


Farshad Yazdani
Assistant professor


Morteza Mafi
Assistant professor


Mahmood Habibian
Assistant professor


Reza Panahi
Assistant professor


Mozaffar Shakeri
Assistant professor


Azam Akbari
Assistant professor


Mahsa Baghban Salehi
Assistant professor


Ehsan Ghanaei
Assistant professor


Kobra Pourabdollah
Assistant Professor