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Invited Speaker: Dr. Iman Borazjani

Invited Speaker: Dr. Iman Borazjani

Invited Speaker: Dr. Iman Borazjani

Dr. Iman Borazjani


Texas A&M University

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Sallie and Don Davis '61 Faculty Fellow

Phone: 979-458-5787


Office: MEOB 428


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Educational Background

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota — 2008

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology — 2005

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology — 2002


Research Interests

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)

Fluid-structure interaction (FSI)

High-performance computing

Biofluids and cardiovascular flows

bio-inspired propulsion

Image analysis and geometry reconstruction for CFD


Awards & Honors

2020 ASME Fellow

2020 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) senior member

2017-2018 Fulbright Scholar

2015 UB Exceptional Scholars Young Investigator Award, University at Buffalo (UB), State University of New York

2015 NSF CAREER Award

2013 Doctoral New Investigator award, American Chemical Society

2013 Scientific Development award, American Heart Association



Dr. Borazjani is an Associate Professor and the Sallie and Don Davis '61 Faculty Fellow at the J Mike Walker '66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. He received his PhD, MSc, and BSc degrees in mechanical engineering from University of Minnesota, Georgia Tech, and Sharif University in 2008, 2005, and 2002, respectively. His research is on developing advanced computational tools for simulating fluid-structure interaction in cardiovascular flows. He is the recipient of the 2013 Scientific Development award from American Heart Association, the 2013 Doctoral New Investigator from American Chemical Society, 2015 CAREER award from National Science Foundation, and 2018 Fulbright award. He is an Associate Fellow of AIAA and a Fellow of ASME.