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Work experience

20072010

Researcher

Engineering Research Centre of Yazd University

Projects:

  • 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
20082009

Co-Researcher

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

Projects:

  • Design a Pilot-Scale Flow-Sheet for Concentrating Bauxite in Jajarm Mine
  • Zn Recovery from Blast Furnace Dust by Leaching Method
20072009

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

Education

Summary

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

References

Guven Akdogan

Additional references available upon request.

Hydrocyclone

Interest

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

Publications

  • 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.

Skills

English Proficiency
TOEFL iBT (Jan 2010- R:25, L:24, S:23, W:22, Total:94)
Technical
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