Ozeair Abessi

Ozeair Abessi

عزیر عابسی
Email:  oabessi[at]nit.ac.ir
Website:  http://civil.nit.ac.ir/ms/abesi/home.aspx

Assistant Professor

   Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Water Engineering, Mazandaran University, Iran. 23/09/2000-10/07/2004 (average=15.77).

Master of Science (MSc.), Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran polytechnic), Iran, 23/09/2004 - 21/09/2006 (average=16.71).

Philosophy of Doctor (Ph.D.), Water and Environmental Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Iran, 23/09/2006 - 10/10/2011 (Average=18.08).

    Sabbatical leaveFederal University of Paraná (UFPR), Brazil, Advisor: Dr.-Ing. Tobias Bleninger, 02/06/2010 - 26/11/2010

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    Research visit, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), in collaboration with Dr. Hamdi Al-Barwani and Dr.Anton Purnama03/01/2011-15/01/2011.

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     Research visit, University of Canterbury (UC), New Zealand, Advisor: Prof. Mark Davidson. 05/03/2011 – 05/05/2011

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  Postdoctoral Fellow/Visiting Research FacultyGeorgia Institute of  Technology, Atlanta, USA, Supervisor: Prof. Philip J.W. Roberts, 2011-2014.

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   LecturerSouthern Polytechnic State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2014.

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Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Irrigation Engineering, Mazandaran University, Iran. 23/09/2000-10/07/2004 

Master of Science (MSc.), Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran polytechnic), Iran, 23/09/2004 - 21/09/2006 

Philosophy of Doctor (Ph.D.), Water and Environmental Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Iran, 23/09/2006 - 10/10/2011

Sabbatical leave, Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), Brazil, Advisor: Dr.-Ing. Tobias Bleninger, 02/06/2010 - 26/11/2010

Research visit, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), collaboration with Dr. Hamdi Al-Barwani and Dr. Anton Purnama, 03/01/2011-15/01/2011.

Research visit, University of Canterbury (UC), New Zealand, Advisor: Prof. Mark Davidson. 05/03/2011 – 05/05/2011

Postdoctoral Fellow/Visiting Research Faculty, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, Supervisor: Prof. Philip J.W. Roberts, 2011-2014.

Instructor, Southern Polytechnic State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2014.


 
Research Interests

¨     Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Marin Pollution 

¨     Oceanography and Marine Science

¨     Costal Environment, Master and local plans

¨     Marine pollution (Oil and heavy metal pollution, fate and transport)

¨     Water resource management and Flood control 

 
Honors and Awards
  • Achieving scholarship and full support for Postdoctoral position at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.
  • Achieving  full support for research collaboration and research visit at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), muscat, Oman.
 
Previous and Present Positions

¨    Job experiences: Environmental adviser in WTD-SHASTA corporation, worked on Operation of Iran south coast desalination plants, Kisk & Gheshm Island, 2004.

¨   Job experiences: Researcher on project entitled “flood management in Kajoo river watershed”. Prepared by: Water & Environment Association of Tehran University, 2004-2006.

¨    Job experiences: Environmental adviser in Behkar-Babol, worked on  Municipal public hygiene, 2006-2008

¨    Research assistant: For developing a term of reference for Iran Port environmental impact assessment projects, Road and Transportation Ministry of Iran, 2006-2008.

¨    Research assistant: For Investigating the contamination level, origin and the weathering degree of oil spill in surface sediment of Caspian Sea. Environmental department of Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), 2007.

¨    Research assistant: For Using practical environmental technique for reduction of environmental adverse impact of oily waste water in southern beach of Caspian Sea, Environmental department of Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), 2008.

¨    Research assistant: For Investigating characteristics of oil spill in water and surface sediment of Persian Gulf in coastline of khark oil export harbor and Imam port, Tehran University, 2009.

¨    Research assistant: On Site Selection for land filling Hazardous Waste, School of civil engineering, Iran University of Since and Technology (IUST) , 2007

 
Professional Membership

¨    American Society of Civil  Engineering (ASCE)

¨    The American Association for Science and Technology (AASCIT)

¨    International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR)

¨    Iranian Water Resources Association 

 
Teaching Experiences

- graduate courses

system Engineering, waste water disposal and Marine pollution, Experimental Fluid Mechanics, Environmental hydraulics

 

- under Graduate courses

Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics, Ecology, environmental engineering

 
Publications

  ¨   Fedele. F, Abessi. O, Roberts, J.W.P, (2015), “Symmetry reduction of turbulent pipe flows”, J. Fluid Mechanics, 779, 390-410., Cambridge University Press, 10.1017/jfm.2015.423. (Impact Factor: 2.383). In English

http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9913147&fileId=S0022112015004231 

¨    Abessi. O, Roberts W.P. (2015), “Dense jet discharges in shallow water”, J. of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, ISSN 0733-9429/04015033(13). (Impact Factor: 1.28). In English

http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29HY.1943-7900.0001057

¨   Abessi. O, Roberts W.P. (2015), “Effect of nozzle orientation on dense jets in stagnant environments”, J. of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE,  10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001032 , 06015009. (Impact Factor: 1.28). 

http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29HY.1943-7900.0001032 

¨    Abessi. O, Roberts W.P. (2014), “Multiport Diffusers for Dense Discharges”, J. of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, 140 (8), 04014032-1-04014032-12. (Impact Factor: 1.28)In English

http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000882 

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi M, Bleninger. T, Davidson. M. (2012), “Surface discharge of negatively buoyant effluent in unstratified stagnant water”, J. of Hydro-environment Research. Vol 6, 181-193, DOI 10.1016/j.jher.2012.05.004(Impact Factor: 3.02).  In English

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1570644312000500

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi M, Davidson M., Hajizadeh Zaker. N. (2012), “Flow classification of negatively buoyant surface discharges in an ambient current”, J. of Coastal Research, ISSN: 1551-5036, DOI 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-10-00131.1,Volume 28, Issue 1A: pp. 148–155 (Impact Factor: 0.5)In English

 http://www.jcronline.org/doi/abs/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-10-00131.1?journalCode=coas

¨     M. Saeedi., A., A. Farahani, Abessi. O, Bleninger. T. (2012), “Laboratory Studies Defining Flow Regimes for Negatively Buoyant Surface Discharges into Crossflow”, J. of Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Vol 12, 439-449, DOI 10.1007/s10652-012-9245-4 (Impact Factor: 1.9)In English

http://www.springerlink.com/content/3723154865v251k0/

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi. M. (2010), “Hazardous Waste Landfill Siting using GIS Technique and Analytical Hierarchy Process”, J. of Environment Asia, ISSN 1906-1714, 3(2), 69-78 (Impact Factor: 0.312). In English 

http://www.tshe.org/ea/pdf/vol3%20no2%20p69-78.pdf

¨     Karamouz,M. , Abessi. O, Moridi. M, Ahmadi. A. (2009), "Development of Optimization Schemes for Floodplain Management; A Case Study", J. of Water Resour Manage, 23:1743–1761. DOI 10.1007/s11269-008-9350-9ISSN: 1573-1650 (Impact Factor: 2.46)In English 

http://www.springerlink.com/content/t1t54g7r46313x74/

¨     Saeedi.M, Abessi. O, Sharifi.F and Merajee, H. (2009), "Development of groundwater quality index", journal of Environ Monit Assess, 163: 327-335, Springer, ISSN: 1573-295, DOI 10.1007/s10661-009-0837-5 (Impact Factor: 1.59)In English 

http://www.springerlink.com/content/w195h45580p0r915/

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi. M. (2009), “Site Selection of a Hazardous Waste Landfill Using GIS Technique and Priority Processing, a Power Plant Waste in Qazvin Province Case Example”, J. of environmental science, ISSN: 1735-1324, Vol. 6. No. 4, pp: 121-134. In English

http://www.sid.ir/En/VEWSSID/J_pdf/112920090411.pdf

¨     N.H. Zaker I. Rahmani M. Moghaddam , R. Shadi, Abessi. O(2012), “Concentrations and Sources of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in the Sediments of Anzali Port in the Caspian Sea, Iran”, J. of Environmental studies, ISSN: 1025-8620, Volume: 37, Issue: 4, pp: 99-106. In Persian with  extended abstract in English

http://journals.ut.ac.ir/page/article-frame.html?langId=en&articleId=752486

¨     Abessi.O, Saeedi. M, Zaker N.H. (2012), “Flow Characterization Dilution in Surface Discharge of Negatively Buoyant Flow in Stagnant and Non-Stratified Water Bodies”, J. of water and waste water, ISSN: 1024-5936, 80, pp: 71-90In Persian

 http://www.magiran.com/view.asp?Type=pdf&ID=949757&l=en

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi. M, Zaker N.H. (2012), “Waste Field Characteristics, Ultimate Mixing and Dilution in Surface Discharge of Dense Jets into Stagnant Water Bodies”, J. of water and waste water, ISSN: 1024-5936, 81, pp:2-16In Persian

http://www.magiran.com/view.asp?Type=pdf&ID=979067&l=en

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi. M, Zaker N.H. (2011), “Prediction of flow regimes in surface discharge of negative buoyant effluents in to non stagnated ambient water”, J. of Oceanography, Vol. 1, No 4, pp 32:45 . In Persian

http://joc.inio.ac.ir/browse.php?a_code=A-10-2-30&slc_lang=en&sid=1&sw=surface+discharge

¨     Saeedi. M, Abessi. O, Jamshidi. A. (2010), “Assessment of hydrocarbons and heavy metals contamination of surface sediments of southern Caspian using developed indices” J. of Environmental studies, ISSN: 1025-8620, Volume: 36, Issue: 1, pp: 21-38. In Persian with extended abstract in English

http://journals.ut.ac.ir/page/article-frame.html?articleId=311901

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi. M. (2010), “The Origin of Oil Hydrocarbons in Southern Coastal Sediments of the Caspian Sea in vicinity of Gholestan and Mazandran province”, J. of Environmental studies, ISSN: 1025-8620, Volume: 36, Issue: 3, pp: 43-58. In Persian with  extended abstract in English

http://journals.ut.ac.ir/page/article-frame.html?articleId=347031

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi. M. (2010), “Evaluation of Hydrocarbons pollution, biodegradation and weathering degree in surface sediments of the Caspian Sea along the coasts of Golestan and Mazandran provinces”, J. of environmental science, ISSN: 1735-1324, Vol 8, No.1, pp: 151-174. In Persian

¨     Saeedi. M, Jamshidi, A, Abessi. O, Bayat, J. (2009), "Removal of Dissolved Cadmium by Adsorption onto Walnut and Almond Shell Charcoal; comparison with Granular Activated Carbon (GAC)", J. of water and waste water, ISSN: 1024-5936, No. 2, pp: 16-22. In Persian

http://www.sid.ir/fa/VEWSSID/J_pdf/71413887002.pdf

¨   Saeedi M., Abessi. O, Sarpak, M. (2009), “Site Selection for land filling Hazardous Waste Using GIS Technique, Priority Processing and Analytical Hierarchy Process, (Case study: Shahid Rajaee Power Plant)”, J. of Environmental Science and Technology., No 40 Special issue. In Persian

http://www.irsen.org/pub/abstracts40s.htm#7

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi. M. (2009), “Groundwater Quality Index Development for Qazvin Province”, J. of environmental science, ISSN: 1735-1324, Vol.8, No. 3, pp: 117-128. In Persian

  http://www.magiran.com/view.asp?Type=pdf&ID=949593&l=fa

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi. M, Kheirkhah. H. (2009), “Environmental inverse impacts of desalination plants in costal areas”, J. of water and environment, ISSN: 1028-3056., No: 76, pp.35-43. In Persian

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi. M. (2009), “Site selection of desalination plants in order to mitigate environmental inverse impacts” J. of Mirab, ISSN: 124-5339, No. 12, pp. 10-14. In Persian

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi.M and Zaker N.H. (2009), “Waste water discharge in to the seas”, journal of water and environment, ISSN: 1028-3056, No. 73, pp: 34-41. In Persian

¨     Abessi. O, Saeedi. M (2009) “Environmental impact of coastal desalination plants and control way of the inverse impacts” J. of Mirab, No. 16, pp: 14-18. In Persian

¨     Abessi, O, M. Mohammadreazapour. (2005), “Flood management based on reservoir flood control”, Journal of Semnan University, V 12, pp: 34-35. In Persian


Under review or in press

¨     Hadjizadeh Zaker, Shadi, R, Panahi, R, Abessi O. (2013), “Oil Pollution in the Coastal Sediments of Kharg Island in the Persian Gulf”, Marine Pollution Bulletin, under review. In English

¨     Abessi. ORoberts W.P. (2014), “Effect of nozzle orientation on dense jets in stagnant environments” J. of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, submitted. (Impact Factor: 1.28).

¨     Abessi. O, Roberts W.P. (2014), “Submerge discharge of dense jet in shallow water”, J. of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, submitted. (Impact Factor: 1.28).

¨     Abessi. O, Gandhi. V, Roberts W.P. (2014), “Dense discharge from rosette shape diffusers” J. of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, submitted. (Impact Factor: 1.28).

¨     Fedele. F, Abessi. O, Roberts W.P. (2014), “Hopf fibrations for turbulent pipe flows J. of Fluid Mechanics, submitted. (Impact Factor: 2.18).

¨     Saeedi. M, Aliabadi Farahani, A, Abessi. O, “Prediction of flow pattern in surface discharge of negatively buoyant wastes comparing with CORMIX” J. of water and waste water, ISSN: 1024-5936, In press. In Persian

¨     Saeedi. M, Abessi. O, Kave, P, (2010), “Estimation of landfill gas production in Tehran municipal solid waste landfill, Kahrizak, using Methane genesis reaction’s modified constant”, journal of environmental science and technology, ISSN: 1563-4809, In press. In Persian

 
Supervised Dissertations and Theses
 
Research Projects

¨    Establishing Hydro-Environmental laboratory of School of Civil Engineering, Iran university of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran, 2007-2008.

¨    Laboratory experience on project entitled “Surface discharge of negatively buoyant flow in non-stratified stagnant and moving water bodies”, IUST Hydro-Environmental laboratory, Developing Three Dimensional Light Intensity method (3DLI), 2008-2010.

¨    Chemi-Environmental laboratory experience at IUST on a project entitled “Investigating the contamination level, the origin and the weathering degree of oil spill in surface sediment of Caspian Sea”, using High-resolution Gas Chromatography-Flame Ionization Detector (GC-FID).

¨    Assisting to establish Hydro-Environmental laboratory of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) as a part of project entitled “Hydraulic model of brine discharge from desalination plants”, January 2011.

¨    Laboratory experience on project entitled “Analysis of surface discharge of negatively buoyant effluent in non-stratified and moving water body”, University of Canterbury (UC), working on Three Dimensional Light Attenuation method (3DLA), March 2011-May 2011.

¨    Laboratory experience on project entitled “Optimization of desalination diffusers using Three-Dimensional Laser-Induced Fluorescence (3DLIF)”, Environment Fluid Mechanics laboratory of School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (GaTech), December 2011 - 2014. 

¨    Research assistant: Developing a term of reference for Iran Port environmental impact assessment projects, Road and Transportation Ministry of Iran, 2006-2008.

¨    Research assistant: Investigating the contamination level, origin and the weathering degree of oil spill in surface sediment of Caspian Sea. Environmental department of Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), 2007.

¨    Research assistant: Using practical environmental technique for reduction of environmental adverse impact of oily waste water in southern beach of Caspian Sea, Environmental department of Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), 2008.

¨    Research assistant: Investigating characteristics of oil spill in water and surface sediment of Persian Gulf in coastline of khark oil export harbor and Imam port, Tehran University, 2009.

¨    Research assistant: Site Selection for land filling Hazardous Waste, School of civil engineering, Iran University of Since and Technology (IUST) , 2007

 
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