Dr. Abolfazl Mohebbi
- Post-doctoral Fellow, Polymer Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. (10/2016 – 12/2017)
- Ph.D., Chemical Engineering (Polymer Engineering), Universitè Laval, Québec, Canada. (01/2013 – 09/2016)
- M.Sc., Chemical Engineering (Polymer Engineering), University of Tarbiat Modares, Tehran, Iran. (09/2004 – 03/2007)
- B.Sc., Chemical Engineering (Polymer Engineering), Isfahan University of Tech., Isfahan, Iran. (09/1999 – 02/2004)
AWARDS & HONORS
- Talent Edge Fellowship Award, Ontario Center of Excellence (Value: $70,000 CAD), 2019
- MITACS Accelerate Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Mitacs Inc ($45,000 CAD), 2018
- Postdoctoral Scholarship, University of Toronto, 2017
- Doctoral Thesis Fast Completion Award, Université Laval, 2016
- Doctoral Scholarship, Université Laval, 2013, 2014, 2015
- Supplemental Tuition Fees Exemption Scholarship, Université Laval, 2013, 2014, 2015
- First Rank Superior Researcher of University, Azad University of Darab, Iran, 2012
- Selected Rank for Published Research, Iran nanotechnology initiative council, 2011
- Master Thesis Excellence Award, Iran nanotechnology initiative council, 2006
FUNDED RESEARCH PROPOSAL
- “Foaming and Microstructure of Plastics”, IRAP Governmental Funding, Gracious Living Innovations, Mississauga, Canada., 2019.
- “Preparation of Polystyrene-Graphene Nanocomposites and Study the Effect of Nano Particle on its Impact and Tensile Strength”, Azad University of Darab, Iran, 2012.
- “Mechanical and Rheological Properties of Polyolefin Nanocomposites with Change in Nano Particle Geometry and Presenting a Model to Predict Rheological Properties”, Azad University of Darab, Iran, 2010.
- “Study of Preparation of Epoxy Nanocomposites by Using TiO2 and Clay and Their Mixture and Study of Their Mechanical Properties”, Azad University of Darab, Iran, 2009.
- “Feasibility Study of Production of Baklit Products”, Jahad, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, 2005.
- “Study of Effective Parameter on Paint Streak to Achieve of Optimum Masterbatch Formula”, R&D of Iran Petrochemical, Tehran, Iran, 2004.
- “Hot stage microscope to study of different and in situ temperature conditions”, Ref. No: IR-37775, Iran, 2006.
- “System for visual observation and production of nanocomposite polymer foam with nano structure”, Ref. No: IR-40373, Iran, 2006.
- “Chemical and Kinetics of Polymerization”, A. Mohebbi, O. Rastegar, N. Goodarzian, Alavi, Tehran, Iran, 2010.
- “Physical and Mechanical Properties of Polymer”, A. Mohebbi, Alavi, Tehran, Iran, 2007.
- “Composites”, A. Mohebbi, A. Zahhoush, Alavi, Tehran, Iran, 2007.
- “Applied Mathematics in Chemical Engineering”, A. Mehrabani and A. Mohebbi, Arkan, Isfahan, Iran, 2003.
PUBLICATIONS (BOOK CHAPTER)
- “Study of Thermal and Rheological Behavior of Polystyrene/TiO2 Polystyrene/SiO2/TiO2 and Polystyrene/SiO2 Nanocomposites”, a chapter of book: “Materials with Complex Behaviour II”, A. Mohebbi, M. Dehghani, A. Mehrabani-Zeinabad, Springer, Vol. 16, Chap. 35, 573-582, 2011.
- “Effect of processing conditions on the cellular morphology of polyethylene hollow fiber foams for membrane applications”, Razzaz, A. Mohebbi, D. Rodrigue, Cellular Polymers, 37 (4-6), 169-188, 2018.
- “Energy absorption capacity of ferroelectrets based on porous polypropylene”, A. Mohebbi, D. Rodrigue, Polymer Engineering and Science, 58 (3), 300-309, 2018.
- “Cellular polymer ferroelectret: A review on their development and their piezoelectric properties”, A. Mohebbi, F. Mighri, A. Ajji, D. Rodrigue, Advances in Polymer Technology, 37 (2), 468-483, 2018.
- “Microcellular polypropylene films with good piezoelectric properties”, A. Mohebbi, D. Rodrigue, SPE, 10, 2417, 2018.
- “Optimizing chemical blowing agent content in foam injection molding process of polypropylene”, E. Chang, M.B. Mahmud, X. Li, A. Mohebbi, C.B. Park, SPE-ANTEC, Anaheim, CA, USA, 8-10, 2017.
- “Polymer ferroelectret based on polypropylene foam: Piezoelectric properties prediction using dynamic mechanical analysis”, A. Mohebbi, F. Mighri, A. Ajji, D. Rodrigue, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 28 (4), 476-483, 2017.
- “Polymer ferroelectret based on polypropylene foam: Piezoelectric properties improvement using post-processing thermal-pressure treatment”, A. Mohebbi, F. Mighri, A. Ajji, D. Rodrigue, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 134 (10), 2017.
- “Effect of processing conditions on the cellular morphology of polypropylene foamed films for piezoelectric applications”, A. Mohebbi, F. Mighri, A. Ajji, D. Rodrigue, Cellular Polymers, 36 (1), 13-34, 2017.
- “Current Issues and Challenges in Polypropylene Foaming: A Review”, A. Mohebbi, F. Mighri, A. Ajji, D. Rodrigue, Cellular Polymers, Vol. 34 (6), 299-338, 2015.
- “Dynamic Behavior of Nucleation in Supercritical N2 Foaming of Polystyrene-Aluminum Oxide Nanocomposite”, A. Mohebbi, A. Mehrabani-Zeinabad, M. Navid-Famili, Journal of Polymer Science, Series A, 53 (11), 1076-1085, 2011.
- “Investigation of Synergistic Existence Effect of SiO2 and TiO2 Nanoparticles in Polystyrene Nanocomposite and Comparison of Their Mechanical and Thermal properties”, O. Rastegar, M. Dehghani, A. Mehrabani-Zeinabad, A. Mohebbi, Journal of Nanocomposite Materials Research, 3 (7), 42-49, 2011.
- “Fabrication and characterization of high performance Zinc Acrylate Epoxy nanocomposites”, A. Mohebbi, N. Goudarzian, S. Zamirian, O. Rastegar, Journal of Nanocomposite Material Research, 2 (5), 50- 57, 2010.
- “Study of Mechanical and Microstructure of Concrete-MWCNTs Nanocomposite Treated with Carboxylic Group”, R. Keshavarz, A. Mohebbi, J. Morshedian, Journal of Nanocomposite Materials Research, 1 (4), 229-236, 2010.
- “Study of Presence of Al2O3 Nanoparticles and Temperature on Foaming Behavior of Polystyrene- Al2O3 Nanocomposite”, N. Goudarzian, A. Mohebbi, Journal of Nanocomposite Materials Research, 1 (2), 87-94, 2009.
CONFERENCE PRESENTATION (Selected)
- “Visual Observation of Production of Polystyrene-Aluminum Oxide Nanocomposite Structural Foam”, NANO-SciTech 2011, Kl, Malaysia, 2011.
- “Rheological Behavior of Treated Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Polystyrene and Polystyrene/SBS Composites”, ESciNano 2012, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 2012.
- “Study of Thermal and Rheological Behavior of Polystyrene/TiO2 Polystyrene/SiO2/TiO2 and Polystyrene/SiO2 Nanocomposites”, ACE-X 2010, Paris, France, 2010.
- “Preparation of Polystyrene/SiO2, Polystyrene/SiO2/TiO2 & Polystyrene/TiO2 Nanocomposites Based on a Novel Solution Method and Characterization of Their Structural and Mechanical Properties”, ACE-X 2010, Paris, France, 2010.
- “Study of Nano Aluminum Oxide Concentration on Nucleation in Polystyrene Foam Process”, 12th Congress of Chemical Engineering of Iran, Tehran, Iran, 2008.
- “Visual Observation of Effect of Nano Zinc Oxide on Foaming Behavior of Microcellular Polystyrene-Zinc Oxide Nanocomposite Foam”, The Polymer Processing Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Salvador, Brazil, 2007.
- “Visual Observation and Study of Foaming Behavior of Polystyrene-Aluminum Oxide Nanocomposite with Supercritical N2”, 8th International Seminar on Polymer Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2007.