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Engineering Research Centre of Yazd University


  • Researcher; Pilot Scale Study of Feed and Product of the Hydrocyclone in Choghart Iron Processing Plant
  • Co-Researcher; Optimization of Sechahun Ball Mill Circuit
  • Co-Researcher; Investigation on the Performance of Sechahun AG Mill Based on SPI Method
  • Co-Researcher; Investigation on the performance of magnetic separation circuit of Choghart Iron Processing Plant


Mining Research Group, Iranian Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research, (ACECR)


  • Design a Pilot-Scale Flow-Sheet for Concentrating Bauxite in Jajarm Mine
  • Zn Recovery from Blast Furnace Dust by Leaching Method

Teaching Assistant

Department of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering, Yazd University
  • Design of Experiments for M.Sc. students
  • Laboratory Demonstrator:

              Design and Manufacturing of a Laboratory Scale Transparent Hydrocyclone

  • Advising 4th year students for the final year projects entitled:

              Investigating Effective Parameters on the Cut Size of Mozley Hydrocyclone

              A Comparative Study on the Size Distribution Models in Laboratory Scale

              Comparison of Particle size Measurement Methods at Sub-sieve Range

              Sechahoon's hydrocyclones modeling using empirical models

              Investigation of geometrical parameters on performance of hydrocyclone

              Using design of experiments (DOE) to evaluate the effective parameters of Spiral classifier



Self-initiative, perfectionist, self-motivated, strong communication, social and managing skills, ability to perform independent research and creative.  


Guven Akdogan

Additional references available upon request.



  • Modelling and Simulation in Mineral Processing Plant
  • Applications of CFD in Modelling and Simulation of Mineral Processing Equipments


  • M. Karimi, G. Akdogan, A. Dehghani, S. M. Bradshaw, "Selection of suitable turbulence models for CFD modelling of hydrocyclones", Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy (submitted, April 2011)
  • M. Karimi, S.A. Nezamalhosseini, A. Dehghani, Sh. Talebi, "Prediction of Hydrocyclone Performance Using Artificial Neural Network", SAIMM, 2010, Vol 110 (5), p 207-212
  • M. Karimi, A. Dehghani, Sh. Talebi, "Using computational fluid dynamics for prediction of axial and tangential velocities inside a hydrocyclone", 3rd Iranian Mining Engineering Conference Jan 2010, (oral presentation)
  • M. Karimi, A. Dehghani, A. Badehnoosh, "Evaluation of hydrocyclone performance with measurement of underflow discharge angle using image processing technique", Iranian Society of Mining Engineering Journal (IRSME), 2009 May.


English Proficiency
TOEFL iBT (Jan 2010- R:25, L:24, S:23, W:22, Total:94)
Applying CFD approach for Modelling and Simulation of Mineral Processing and Chemical Engineering apparatus Ability to perform and management of lab-scale and pilot-scale of mineral processing experiments Optimization of processes with DOE techniques  
Computer Skill
OS: Windows 9X, XP, Vista, 7 Engineering: ANSYS FLUENT, MODSIM, Design Expert, MiniTab, Qualitek 4, Surfer General: Microsoft Office