Banafsheh Seyed-Aghazadeh

James R. Myers Endowed Assistant Professor

Dr. Seyed-Aghazadeh

Middletown Campus
205E Thesken Hall.
4200 N University Blvd.
513-727-3378
seyedab@MiamiOH.edu

Education

  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA. 2015
  • M.Sc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran. 2011
  • B.Sc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran. 2007

Academic & Professional Experience

  • James R. Myers Endowed Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Technology, Miami University, 2016-present

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA. 2015-2016

  • Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA. Spring 2016

  • Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA. 2011-2015

  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA. 2011- 2013

  • Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tabriz, Iran. 2008- 2011

Research Interests

  • Fluid-Structure Interactions

  • Flow-Induced Vibrations

  • Experimental Fluid Mechanics

  • Vibrations

  • Aerodynamics

  • Renewable Energy

  • Energy Harvesting

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

B. Seyed-Aghazadeh, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi. The Effect of Boundary Conditions on Vortex-Induced Vibration of a Fully Submerged Flexible Cylinder. Submitted.

B. Benner, B. Seyed-Aghazadeh, D. Carlson, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi. Vortex-Induced Vibration of an Airfoil Used in Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines at Various Angles of Attack. Submitted.

B. Seyed-Aghazadeh, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi (2018). An experimental study to investigate the validity of the independence principle for vortex-induced vibration of a flexible cylinder over a range of angles of inclination. Journal of Fluids and Structures78, 343-355. Abstract.

B. Seyed-Aghazadeh, D.W. Carlson, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi (2017). Vortex-Induced Vibration and Galloping of Prisms with Triangular Cross-Sections Placed in Water Flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 817, 590-618. Abstract.

B. Seyed-Aghazadeh, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi (2016). Reconstructing Vortex-Induced-Vibration Response of Flexible Cylinders Using Limited Localized Measurement Points. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 65, 433-446. Abstract.

M.A. Benitz, D.W. Carlson, B. Seyed-Aghazadeh, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, M.A. Lackner, D.P. Schmidt (2016). CFD Simulations and Experimental Measurements of Flow Past Free-Surface Piercing, Finite Length Cylinders with Varying Aspect Ratios. Computers and Fluids, 136, 247–259. Abstract.

B. Seyed-Aghazadeh, C. Budz, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi (2015). The Influence of Higher Harmonic Flow Forces on the Response of a Curved Circular Cylinder Undergoing Vortex-Induced Vibration. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 353, 395-406. Abstract.

B. Seyed-Aghazadeh, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi (2015). An Experimental Investigation of Vortex-Induced Vibration of a Rotating Circular Cylinder in the Crossflow Direction. Physics of Fluids, 27, 067101. Abstract.

B. Seyed-Aghazadeh, D. Carlson, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi (2015). The Influence of Taper Ratio on Vortex-Induced Vibrations of Tapered Cylinders in the Crossflow Direction. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 53, 84-95. Abstract.

Presentations

“Experimental Study on Flow-Induced Vibration of Two High Mass Ratio Flexible Cylinders in Tandem Arrangement”, To be Presented at the 71th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2019, Atlanta, GA.

“Wind Tunnel Experiments on Vortex-Induced Vibration of a High Mass-Ratio Flexible Circular Cylinder”, To be Presented by Nathaniel Anderson (Undergraduate Student) at the 71th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2019, Atlanta, GA.

“Vortex and Wake-Induced Vibrations of Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine Blades”, To be Presented by Bridget Benner, (Undergraduate Student) at the 71th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2019, Atlanta, GA.

“On the Dynamic Response of Flow-Induced Vibration of Nonlinear Structures”, To be presented at XXXVII IMAC, 2019, Orlando, FL.

“A Study on Vortex-Induced Vibration of Flexible Cylinders”, The 24th annual Undergraduate Research Forum, 2018, Miami University, OH. Presented by Nathaniel Anderson (Undergraduate Student).

“Vortex-induced vibration of an airfoil used in vertical-axis wind turbines”. IUTAM Symposium on Critical flow dynamics involving moving/deformable structures with design applications, 2018, Santorini, Greece.

“Vortex-Induced Vibration of an Airfoil Used in Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines “, The 70th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2017, Denver, CO.

“Flow-induced vibration study by exploiting inherent nonlinearity of structure”, The 70th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2017, Denver, CO.

“Higher harmonic forces in the flow-induced response of bluff bodies with broken symmetry”, American Physical Society March Meeting, 2017, New Orleans, LA.

“Fluid-Structure Interactions; From Structural Instability to Renewable Energy”, Scholars & Artists Week at Miami University, 2017, Middletown, OH.

“Symmetry breaking in flow-induced vibration of rotating prisms with non-circular cross-sections”, The 69th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2016, Portland, OR.

“A Biomimetic Ultrasonic Whistle for Use as a Bat Deterrent on Wind Turbines”, The 69th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2016, Portland, OR.

“The effect of boundary conditions on VIV of a fully submerged flexible cylinder”, The 69th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2016, Portland, OR.

“When Fluid Flow Talks to Engineering Structures”, Discover STEM Conference, 2016, Middletown, OH.

“A Biomimetic Ultrasonic Whistle for Use as a Bat Deterrent on Wind Turbines”, The Wind Energy Research Workshop, 2016, Lowell, MA.

“VIV of a Flexible Cylinder: Three-dimensional Response Reconstruction from Limited Localized Measurement Points”, The 68th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2015, Boston, MA.

“Flow-induced oscillations of a prism with triangular cross-section placed in water”, The 68th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2015, Boston, MA.

“Two-Dimensional Vortex-Induced Vibration of a Curved Cylinder”, The 68th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2015, Boston, MA.

“Symmetry Breaking in Vortex-Induced Vibration of A Rotating Cylinder”, The 67th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2014, San Francisco, CA.

“Vortex-Induced Vibration of A Curved Cylinder”, Presented at American Physical Society, The 66th Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA.

“Higher Harmonic Forces in Purely Crossflow Vortex-Induced Vibrations”, The 66th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA.

“An Experimental Study of Vortex Induced Vibrations of Inclined Flexible Cylinders”, The 65th American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2012, San Diego, CA.

B. Seyed-Aghazadeh, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, “Vortex induced vibrations of inclined flexible cylinders in flow”, The 3rd American Association for Wind Engineering Workshop, July 2012, Hyannis, MA.