Hesam Taheri

Hesam Taheri

PhD

Biography

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Materials scientist with seven years of R&D experience in the fields of rheology, polymer and cellulose processing
  • Excellent laboratory and managerial skills with experience in teaching, training, and supervision of junior staff
  • Author of six articles, two book chapters and participated in over sixteen international conferences and fairs
  • Hands-on experience with drafting industrial research plans and performing scale-up processing

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D.       Bio-based Materials Engineering (Fully funded, Robert-Bosch) (2012-2016)

Faculty of Environmental and Natural Resources, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

  • M.Sc.      Polymer Processing Engineering (Fully funded, Erasmus Mundus Program) (2009-2011)

Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal

  • M.Sc.      Rheology Engineering (Fully funded, Erasmus Mundus Program) (2008-2009)

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain

  • M.Sc.      Chemical-Textile Engineering (2005-2008)

Department of Textile Engineering, University of Azad (IAU), Tehran, Iran

  • B.Sc.        Chemical-Textile Engineering (2000-2005)

Department of Textile Engineering, University of Azad (IAU), Arak, Iran

PUBLICATIONS

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Taheri H, and Samyn P (2016) Rheological properties and self-assembly of cellulose nanowhiskers in polymer biocomposites. In: Advances in Polymer Materials and Technology, A. Srinivasan and S. Bandyopadhyay. (eds.), CRC publisher, (ISBN 9781498718813)
  • Taheri H, and Samyn P (2015) Rheological properties and processing of polymer blends with micro- and nanofibrillated cellulose. In: Agricultural Biomass Based Potential Materials, K. R. Hakeem et al. (eds.), Springer International Publishing, Switzerland (DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-13847-3_13)

PAPERS

  • Taheri H, Stanssens D, Samyn P (2016) Rheological behaviour of oil-filled polymer nanoparticles in aqueous dispersion, Coll. Surf. A 499:31-45 (DOI:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2016.04.001)
  • Taheri H, and Samyn P (2016) Effect of homogenization (microfluidization) process parameters in mechanical production of micro-
and nanofibrillated cellulose on its rheological
and morphological properties. Cellulose 23:1221-1238 (DOI: 10.1007/s10570-016-0866-5)
  • Samyn P and Taheri H (2016) Rheology of fibrillated cellulose suspensions after surface modification by organic nanoparticle deposits, J. Mater. Sci 51:9830-9848 (DOI:10.1007/s10853-016-0216-x)
  • Taheri H, and Samyn P (2015) Rheological characteristics of a waterborne organic nanoparticle dispersion, Appl. Rheol.25 (DOI: 10.3933/ApplRheol-25- 32889)
  • Taheri H, Nóbrega JM, Samyn P, Covas JA (2014) The effect of temperature and drawing ratio on the mechanical properties of polypropylene monofilaments, American Institute of Physics 1593:80-85 (DOI: 10.1063/1.4873739)
  • Razavi SMA, Taheri H, Sanchez R (2013) Viscoelastic characterization of sage seed gum, Int. J. Food Properties 16:1604-1619 (DOI:10.1080/10942912.2011.604888)
  • Razavi SMA, Taheri H, Quinchia LA (2011) Steady shear flow properties of wild sage (Salvia macrosiphon) seed gum as a function of concentration and temperature, Food Hydrocolloids 25:451-458 (DOI:10.1016/j.foodhyd.2010.07.017)

 

    CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

    • Taheri H, and Samyn P (2015) Effect of processing parameters on the rheological behaviour and morphology of microfibrillated cellulose. COST FP1105 Workshop on Functional wood and cellulose-based materials, Zürich, Switzerland
    • Taheri H, and Samyn P (2015) Tuning rheological properties of nanofibrillated cellulose dispersions. 15th Conference of the International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists, Mainz, Germany
    • Osorio-Madrazo A, Sereni N, Montembault A, Crepet A, Torres Ramos MEW, Taheri H, Samyn P, Heux L, David L (2015) Rheological behavior studies of chitosan/cellulose nanofibers injectable formulations in hydroalcoholic and aqueous media. 12th International Conference of the European Chitin Society, Münster, Germany
    • Samyn P, and Taheri H (2015) Influences of fiber homogenization on production and processing of fibrillated cellulose suspensions. 23rd annual meeting of the Bio-Environmental Polymer Society, Karlsruhe, Germany
    • Taheri H, and Samyn P (2014) Homogeneity in mixing and extrusion of MFC/PLA nanocomposites. 8th International Conference on Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites, Dresden, Germany
    • Taheri H, and Samyn P (2014) Modification of microfibrillated cellulose and its effect on mixing properties of MFC/PLA bionanocomposite. 30th International Conference of the Polymer Processing Society, Cleveland, USA
    • Samyn P, Rastogi VK, Taheri H (2014) In-situ fibrillation and hydrophobic surface modification of microfibrillated cellulose: production and characteristics. TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials, Vancouver, Canada
    • Samyn P, and Taheri H (2013) Rheology and stability of waterborne nanoparticle dispersions for paper coating. Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology, Montreal, Canada
    • Taheri H, Rastogi VK, Samyn P (2013) Production and characterization of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) as valuable additive for biocomposite. 22nd Internal Kolloquium Freiburger Materialforschungszentrum (FMF), Schluchsee, Germany
    • Taheri H, Rastogi VK, Samyn P (2013) Production and rheology of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) dispersions under different homogenization conditions. 4th International Conference of Biodegradable and Biobased Polymers, Rome, Italy
    • Rastogi VR, Taheri H, Samyn P (2013) A novel production method for hydrophobized microfibrillated cellulose (MFC). 4th International Conference of Biodegradable and Biobased Polymers, Rome, Italy
    • Taheri H, Covas, JA, Samyn P (2013) The rheological characteristics of pure and palm oil-filled organic nanoparticle dispersions. 29th International Conference of the Polymer Processing Society, Nürnberg, Germany
    • Taheri H, Friedrich C, Stanssens D, Samyn P (2013) The effect of temperature on rheological characteristics of aqueous nanoparticle dispersion. European Rheology Conference, Leuven, Belgium
    • Samyn P, Taheri H, Stanssens D, Vonck L, Van den Abbeele H (2012) Characterisation of precursors and organic nanoparticle dispersions for surface modification of cellulosic substrates. 21st Internal Kolloquium Freiburger Materialforschungszentrum (FMF), Schluchsee, Germany