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Dr. Majid Molki


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Dr. Majid Molki - Distinguished Research Professor and Chair


Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
School of Engineering
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1805
Room: EB2037
Tel: (618)650-2372
E-mail: mmolki@siue.edu


Education
  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota (1982)
  • M.S. - Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1979)
  • B.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology (1975)

Research

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Electrohydrodynamics (EHD)
  • Electronics cooling
  • Heat transfer enhancement

Courses

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Gas Dynamics
  • Thermodynamics

Professional Services

  • Executive Editor, Heat Transfer Engineering (An International Journal)
  • Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member of American Physical Society (APS)
  • Member of Pi Tau Sigma
  • Pi Tau Sigma Faculty Adviser, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Recent Publications

  • Molki, M., and Abbasi, B., 2010, "Effect of Temperature on the Vorticity Field of an Evolving Water Droplet," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Vol. 53, pp. 18–28.
  • Molki, M., and Breuer, K., 2010, "Oscillatory Motion of a Prestrained Compliant Membrane Caused by Fluid-Membrane Interaction," Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 339–358.
  • Baghaei Lakeh, R., and Molki, M., 2010, "Patterns of Airflow in Circular Tubes Caused by a Corona Jet with Concentric and Eccentric Wire Electrodes," ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 132, No. 8, DOI: 10.1115/1.4002008.
  • Baghaei Lakeh, R. and Molki, M., 2010, “Targeted Enhanced Heat Transfer in Circular Tubes Using a Corona Jet,” 47th Annual Technical Meeting of Society of Engineering Science, Ames, IA.
  • Baghaei Lakeh, R., and Molki, M., 2011, “Heat Transfer Enhancement in Rectangular Channels Using a Corona Jet caused by Longitudinal Flat Electrodes,” IMECE2011-62591, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 11-17, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  • Baghaei Lakeh, R. and Molki, M., 2012, “Targeted Heat Transfer Augmentation in Circular Tubes Using a Corona Jet,” Journal of Electrostatics, Vol. 70, No. 1, pp. 31-42.
  • Baghaei Lakeh, R., and Molki, M., 2012, “Heat Transfer Enhancement of Laminar Internal Flows Using Electrically-induced Swirling Effect,” IMECE2012-86473, Proceedings of the ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 9-15, Houston, Texas, USA.
  • Molki, M., and Sattari, N., 2013, "Vortex Generation in Low-Speed Flow Over an Oscillating and Deforming Arc Airfoil," ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 135, 011102 (10 pages).
  • Baghaei Lakeh, R. and Molki, M., 2013, “Enhancement of Convective Heat Transfer by Electrically-Induced Swirling Effect in Laminar and Fully-Developed Internal Flows,” Journal of Electrostatics, Vol. 71, No. 6, pp. 1086-1099.
  • Molki, M., Yucetepe, M., 2015, ``Turbulent Water-Air Interaction and Mixing Within a Rectangular Enclosure,'' Proceedings of the 1st Thermal and Fluid Engineering Summer Conference, TFESC, August 9-12, 2015, New York City, USA

Recent Presentations

  • Molki, M., and Baghaei Lakeh, R., 2010, "A Low-Speed Corona Jet for Internal Spot Cooling of Tubes," 63rd Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, The American Physical Society, DFD10-2010-000014, Long Beach, California.
  • Baghaei Lakeh, R. and Molki, M., 2010, Targeted Enhanced Heat Transfer in Circular Tubes Using a Corona Jet, 47th Annual Technical Meeting of Society of Engineering Science, Ames, IA.
  • Molki, M., and Sattari, N., 2011, “Oscillatory Behavior of an Arc Airfoil in Low-Speed Airflow,” 64th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, The American Physical Society, DFD11-2011-000006, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Molki, M., and Sattari, N., 2012, “Vorticity Flux of Low-Speed Flow Over a Deforming Arc Airfoil,” 65th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, The American Physical Society, DFD12-2012-00061, San Diego, California.
  • Molki, M., 2013, “Vortex Generation by a Low-Camber Rotating Arc Wing,” 66 th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, The American Physical Society, DFD13-2013-000304, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Molki, M., 2014, ``Turbulent Flow Over a Low-Camber Pitching Arc Wing,'' 67\textsuperscript{th} Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, The American Physical Society, DFD14-2014-00050, San Francisco, California.

Editorials

  • Molki, M., 2005, “Thermal Management of Computer Hard Drives,” Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 1-2.
  • Molki, M., 2008, “Fluid-Solid Interaction—a New Trend,” Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 29, No. 12, pp. 975-976.
  • Molki, M., 2010, "Selected Papers on Improving Heat Transfer via Electrohydrodynamic Technique," Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 99–100.

Book Reviews

Review of new books in thermal-fluid sciences for Heat Transfer Engineering:

  • Molki, M., 2012, book review corner, Heat Transfer Engineering, 33(1), 63–64
  • Molki, M., 2012, book review corner, Heat Transfer Engineering, 33(13), 1138–1139
  • Molki, M., 2013, book review corner, Heat Transfer Engineering, 34(5-6), 541-542
  • Molki, M., 2013, book review corner, Heat Transfer Engineering, 34(11-12), 1008-1009
  • Molki, M., 2014, book review corner, Heat Transfer Engineering, 35(4), 412-413
  • Molki, M., 2014, book review corner, Heat Transfer Engineering, 35(10), 963–964
  • Molki, M., 2014, book review corner, Heat Transfer Engineering, 35(18), 1549–1551
  • Molki, M., 2015, book review corner, Heat Transfer Engineering, 36(5), 521–522
  • Molki, M., 2015, book review corner, Heat Transfer Engineering, 36(18), 1552–1553
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