May 25, 2024
Babak Aghel

Babak Aghel

Academic rank: Associate professor
Address: Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Energy, Kermanshah University of Technology (KUT), Imam Khomeini Highway, Kermanshah, Iran
Education: Ph.D in Chemical Engineering
Phone: 083-38305000 (1168)
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

Education

  • PhD. in Chemical Engineering , Razi , Iran (2010 - 2014)
    Thesis title: CFD modeling and fabrication of microreactor for promote mixing in chemical reactions
  • MSc. in Chemical Engineering , Razi , Iran (2007 - 2009)
    Thesis title: CFD modeling and manufacturing of proton exchange membrane fuel cell
  • BSc. in Chemical Engineering , Razi , Iran (2003 - 2007)
    Thesis title: Design and simulation of biodiesel plant
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Research interests

  • Process Intensification
  • CFD
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Courses

Research activities

Journal articles
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Babak Aghel, Arash Biabani (2024) Using solar microreactors and photocatalysts to synthesize biodiesel RENEWABLE ENERGY: 220; 119654-...
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Babak Aghel, Falah Alobaid, Christoph Graf, Bernd Epple (2024) Efficiency Analysis of the Discrete Element Method Model in Gas‐Fluidized Beds CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY: 47; 108-116
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Ehsan Heidaryan, Ashkan Gouran, kaveh Nejati, Babak Aghel (2023) Enhancement of CO2 capture operation in oscillatory baffled reactor SEPARATION AND PURIFICATION TECHNOLOGY: 324; 124536-...
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Ehsan Heidaryan, Babak Aghel, sasan sahraee, Mahmoud Maleki (2023) Enhanced carbon dioxide absorption using alcohol solvents in a microreactor: Comparison with MEA + water mixture Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers: 151; 105105-...
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Babak Aghel, Majid Mohadesi, Mohammad Hamed Razmehgir, Ashkan Gouran (2023) Biodiesel production from waste cooking oil in a micro-sized reactor in the presence of cow bone-based KOH catalyst Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery: 13; 13921-13935
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Binta Hadi Jume, Ehsan Parandi, Mehran Nouri, Babak Aghel, Ashkan Gouran, Hamid Rashidi Nodeh, Hesam kamyab, Jinwoo Cho Jinwoo Cho, Shahabaldin Rezania (2023) Optimization of microreactor-assisted transesterification for biodiesel production using bimetal zirconium-titanium oxide doped magnetic graphene oxide heterogeneous nanocatalyst CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND PROCESSING: 191; 109479-...
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kaveh Nejati, Babak Aghel (2023) Utilizing fly ash from a power plant company for CO2 capture in a microchannel ENERGY: 278; 128005-...
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Maryam Safaripour, Ehsan Parandi, Babak Aghel, Ashkan Gouran, Majid Saidi, Hamid Rashidi Nodeh (2023) Optimization of the microreactor-intensified transesterification process using silver titanium oxide nanoparticles decorated magnetic graphene oxide nanocatalyst PROCESS SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: 173; 495-506
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Babak Aghel, Salah I. Yahya, Abbas Rezaei, Falah Alobaid (2023) A Dynamic Recurrent Neural Network for Predicting Higher Heating Value of Biomass INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES: 24; 1-13
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Arash Biabani, Abbas Khoshhal, Babak Aghel (2023) Solar heat for biodiesel production in microchannel FUEL: 333; 126270-...
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Sara Behaien, Babak Aghel, Mostafa Safdari Shadloo (2023) Application of water scrubbing technique for biogas upgrading in a microchannel KOREAN JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING: 40; 145-154
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Babak Aghel, Sara Behaien, Falah Alobaid (2022) CO2 capture from biogas by biomass-based adsorbents: A review FUEL: 328; 125276-...
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Babak Aghel, Ashkan Gouran, Ehsan Parandi, Binta Hadi Jume, Hamid Rashidi Nodeh (2022) Production of biodiesel from high acidity waste cooking oil using nano GO@MgO catalyst in a microreactor RENEWABLE ENERGY: 200; 294-302
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Babak Aghel, Sara Janati, Somchai Wongwises, Mostafa Safdari Shadloo (2022) Review on CO2 capture by blended amine solutions International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control: 119; 103715-...
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Babak Aghel, Ashkan Gouran, Sara Behaien, Behzad Vaferi (2022) Experimental and modeling analyzing the biogas upgrading in the microchannel: Carbon dioxide capture by seawater enriched with low-cost waste materials Environmental Technology & Innovation: 27; 102770-...
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fateme karami, Babak Aghel, Peyman Moradi, Mehdi Karimi (2022) Stripping of hydrogen sulfide from crude oil desalter effluent via different adsorbents International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology: 19; 5119-5130
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Babak Aghel, Sara Behaien, Somchai Wongwises, Mostafa Safdari Shadloo (2022) A review of recent progress in biogas upgrading: With emphasis on carbon capture BIOMASS & BIOENERGY: 160; 106422-...
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Babak Aghel, Ashkan Gouran, Sara Behaien (2022) Intensified biogas upgrading via various wastewater using microchannel CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND PROCESSING: 175; 108927-...
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Hadi Adloo, Saeed Foshat, Behzad Vaferi, Falah Alobaid, Babak Aghel (2022) Discrimination between Pore and Throat Resistances against Single-Phase Flow in Porous Media Water: 14; 1064
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Babak Aghel, Sara Janati, Falah Alobaid, Adel Almoslh, Bernd Epple (2022) Application of Nanofluids in CO2 Absorption: A Review Applied Sciences-Basel: 12; 3200
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Majid Mohadesi, Babak Aghel, Ashkan Gouran, Mohammad Hamed Razmehgir (2022) Transesterification of waste cooking oil using Clay/CaO as a solid base catalyst ENERGY: 242; 122536-...
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Babak Aghel, Ashkan Gouran, Parsa Shahsavari (2022) Optimizing the Production of Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil Utilizing Industrial Waste‐Derived MgO/CaO Catalysts CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY: 45; 348-354
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saba mansuri, Kambiz Varmira, Babak Aghel (2022) Continuous Purification of Wet-Process Phosphoric Acid via Microchannel IRANIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING-INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH EDITION: 41; 79-87
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Babak Aghel, Mahmoud Maleki, sasan sahraee, Ehsan Heidaryan (2021) Desorption of carbon dioxide from a mixture of monoethanolamine with alcoholic solvents in a microreactor FUEL: 306; 121636-...
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Sara Janati, Babak Aghel, Mostafa Safdari Shadloo (2021) The effect of alkanolamine mixtures on CO2 absorption efficiency in T-Shaped microchannel Environmental Technology & Innovation: 24; 102006-...
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samira jokar, Babak Aghel, Sohrab Fathi, Mehdi Karimi (2021) Removal of dissolved oxygen from industrial raw water in a microchannel Environmental Technology & Innovation: 23; 101672-...
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Salah I. Yahya, Abbas Rezaei, Babak Aghel (2021) Forecasting of water thermal conductivity enhancement by adding nano-sized alumina particles JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY: 145; 1791-1800
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Ashkan Gouran, Babak Aghel, farzad nasimanesh (2021) Biodiesel production from waste cooking oil using wheat bran ash as a sustainable biomass FUEL: 295; 120542-...
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Majid Mohadesi, Babak Aghel, Mohammad Hamed Razmehgir (2021) COD Reduction in Petrochemical Wastewater Using the Solar Photo-Fenton Process journal of chemical and petroleum engineering: 55; 69-81
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Majid Mohadesi, Babak Aghel, Ashkan Gouran (2021) Liquid-Liquid Extraction in a Microextractor: A Laboratory Examination and Thermodynamic Modeling of N-Hexane +Benzene + Sulfolane System IRANIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING-INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH EDITION: 40; 657-666
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Majid Mohadesi, Babak Aghel (2020) Use of ANFIS/Genetic Algorithm and Neural Network to Predict Inorganic Indicators of Water Quality journal of chemical and petroleum engineering: 54; 155-164
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Babak Aghel, sasan sahraee, Ehsan Heidaryan (2020) Comparison of aqueous and non-aqueous alkanolamines solutions for carbon dioxide desorption in a microreactor ENERGY: 201; 117618-...
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Majid Mohadesi, Babak Aghel, Ashkan Gouran, Mohammad Hamed Razmehgir (2020) Oil Refinery Wastewater Treatment by Advanced Oxidation Processes for Chemical Oxygen Demand Removal using the Box-Behnken Method journal of chemical and petroleum engineering: 54; 35-46
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Babak Aghel, sasan sahraee, Ehsan Heidaryan (2020) Carbon dioxide desorption from aqueous solutions of monoethanolamine and diethanolamine in a microchannel reactor SEPARATION AND PURIFICATION TECHNOLOGY: 237; 116390-...
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Babak Aghel, Majid Mohadesi, Ashkan Gouran, Mohammad Hamed Razmehgir (2020) Use of modified Iranian clinoptilolite zeolite for cadmium and lead removal from oil refinery wastewater International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology: 17; 1239-1250
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Majid Mohadesi, Babak Aghel, Mahmoud Maleki, Ahmadreza Ansari (2020) The use of KOH/Clinoptilolite catalyst in pilot of microreactor for biodieselproduction from waste cooking oil FUEL: 263; 116659
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Hossein Moayedi, Babak Aghel, Loke Kok Foong, Dieu Tien Bui (2020) Feature validity during machine learning paradigms for predicting biodiesel purity FUEL: 262; 116498
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Hossein Moayedi, Babak Aghel, Behzad Vaferi, Loke Kok Foong, Dieu Tien Bui (2020) The feasibility of Levenberg–Marquardt algorithm combined with imperialist competitive computational method predicting drag reduction in crude oil pipelines JOURNAL OF PETROLEUM SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: 185; 106634-...
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Babak Aghel, sasan sahraee, Ehsan Heidaryan, Kambiz Varmira (2019) Experimental study of carbon dioxide absorption by mixed aqueous solutions of methyl diethanolamine (MDEA) and piperazine (PZ) in a microreactor PROCESS SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: 131; 152-159
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Hossein Moayedi, Babak Aghel, Mu'azu Mohammed Abdullahi, Hoang Nguyen, Ahmad Safuan A Rashid (2019) Applications of rice husk ash as green and sustainable biomass JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION: 237; 117851
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Babak Aghel, Majid Mohadesi, Ahmadreza Ansari, Mahmoud Maleki (2019) Pilot-scale production of biodiesel from waste cooking oil using kettle limescale as a heterogeneous catalyst RENEWABLE ENERGY: 142; 207-214
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Babak Aghel, Ehsan Heidaryan, sasan sahraee, ُSonia Mir (2019) Application of the microchannel reactor to carbon dioxide absorption JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION: 231; 723-732
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Babak Aghel, Abbas Rezaei, Majid Mohadesi (2019) Modeling and prediction of water quality parameters using a hybrid particle swarm optimization–neural fuzzy approach International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology: 16; 4823-4832
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Majid Mohadesi, Babak Aghel, Mahmoud Maleki, Ahmadreza Ansari (2019) Production of biodiesel from waste cooking oil using a homogeneous catalyst: Study of semi-industrial pilot of microreactor RENEWABLE ENERGY: 136; 677-682
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Babak Aghel, Ashkan Gouran, Mohammad Hamed Razmehgir (2019) Simulation of pentane plant of Kermanshah oil refinery company PETROLEUM SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: 37; 1917–1923
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Babak Aghel, Ehsan Heidaryan, sasan sahraee, mona nazari (2018) Optimization of monoethanolamine for CO2 absorption in a microchannel reactor Journal of CO2 Utilization: 28; 264–273
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Babak Aghel, Majid Mohadesi, sasan sahraee (2018) Effect of Different Cosolvents on Transesterification of Waste Cooking Oil in a Microreactor CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY: 41; 598-605
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Babak Aghel, Majid Mohadesi, sasan sahraee, Mehrdad Shariatifar (2017) New Heterogeneous Process for Continuous Biodiesel Production in Microreactors CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING: 95;
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Majid Mohadesi, Babak Aghel, Mohammad Hassan Khademi, sasan sahraee (2017) Optimization of biodiesel production process in a continuous microchannel using response surface methodology KOREAN JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING: 34; 1013-1020
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Babak Aghel, Masoud Rahimi, saeed Almasi (2017) Heat-transfer enhancement of two-phase closed thermosyphon using a novel cross flow condenser HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER: 53;
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Azad Jarrahian, Babak Aghel, Ehsan Heidaryan (2015) On the viscosity of natural gas FUEL: 150;
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