Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Babaee, Hessam
Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Babaee, Dr. Hessam
Faculty
Assistant Professor
Office: 609
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  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana State University - 2013
  • M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, Louisiana State University - 2013
  • M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran - 2006
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran -2003

 

Computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer, Multi-physics modeling, Multi-fidelity modeling, Stochastic modeling, Uncertainty quantification, High performance computing, Flow instability, Computational electromagnetics.

 

  • Co-PI of Wireless Underwater Power Transfer for AUVs: Optimization via Metamaterials funded by NOAA
  • PI of XSEDE supercomputer allocation of 4.6 million SU’s for Developing Stochastic Reduced-Order Models for Thermal Components, funded by NSF 
  • PI of XSEDE supercomputer allocation of 1.1 million SU’s for Developing Stochastic Reduced-Order Models for Thermal Components, funded by NSF 
  • First place poster presentation 2010-Mechanical Engineering graduate student conference, Louisiana State University

 

  • J1. H. Babaee and T.P. Sapsis, A Minimization Principle for the Description of Modes Associated with Finite-time Instabilities, Proceedings of the Royal Society part A, Vol.472, Issue 2186, 2016. The paper is featured on the cover of Vol.472, Issue 2186 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society part A.
  • J2. H. Babaee, P. Perdikaris, C. Chryssostomidis and G.E. Karniadakis, Multi-fidelity Modeling of Mixed Convection Based on Experimental Correlations and Numerical Simulations, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2016, under review.
  • J3. H. Babaee and M. Choi, T.P. Sapsis and G.E. Karniadakis, A Robust Bi-Orthogonal/Dynamically- Orthogonal Method Using the Covariance Pseudo-Inverse for the Stochastic Navier-Stokes equations,Journal of Computational Physics, 2015, under revision.
  • J4. X. Zheng, H. Babaee, S. Dong, C. Chryssostomidis, G.E. Karniadakis, A Phase-Field Method for 3D Simulation of Two-Phase Heat Transfer, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.82, 2015.
  • J5. L. Alvergue, H. Babaee, G. Gu, and S. Acharya, Feedback Stabilization of a Reduced Order Model of a Jet in Cross-flow, AIAA Journal, Vol.53, 2015.
  • J6. H. Babaee and S. Acharya, A Hybrid Staggered/Semi-staggered Finite Difference Algorithm for Solving Time-dependent Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations on Complex Geometries, Numerical Heat Transfer, Vol.65, Issue 1, 2014.
  • J7. H. Babaee, S. Acharya and X. Wan, Optimization of Forcing Parameters of Film Cooling Effectiveness, ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol.136, 2013.
  • J8. H. Babaee, X. Wan and S. Acharya, Effect of Uncertainty in Blowing Ratio on Film Cooling Effectiveness, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer,Vol.136, 2013.

 

  • H. Babaee, P. Perdikaris, C. Chryssostomidis and G.E. Karniadakis, Multi-fidelity Modeling in Predictive Heat Transfer: A New Framework for Combining Experimental Correlations and Numerical Simulations, ASME Heat Transfer Conference, Washington, DC, July 2016
  • H. Babaee, P. Perdikaris, C. Chryssostomidis and G.E. Karniadakis, A Multi-fidelity Framework for Constructing Stochastic Response Surfaces by Combining Experimental Measurements and Numerical Simulations, ASME Conference on Validation and Verification Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, USA, May 2016
  • H. Babaee and T.P. Sapsis, Time-dependent Modes Associated with Finite-time Instabilities in Unstable Fluid Flows, 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Boston, MA, USA, November 2015.
  • T.P. Sapsis and H. Babaee, A Variational Principle for the Extraction of Time-dependent Modes Associated with Transient Instabilities, 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Boston, MA, USA, November 2015.
  • H. Babaee, F. Xie, C. Chryssostomidis, G.E. Karniadakis, Traveling Waves in Natural-convection Flow Around an Array of Heated Cylinders, 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Boston, MA, USA, November 2015.
  • H. Babaee, T.P. Sapsis and G.E. Karniadakis, Stochastic Optimization of Cooling Systems in Naval Ships, ASME Conference on Validation and Verification Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, USA, May 2015.
  • H. Babaee, T.P. Sapsis and G.E. Karniadakis, Stochastic Low-Dimensional Modeling of Natural Convection, SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, March 2015.
  • H. Babaee, T.P. Sapsis and G.E. Karniadakis, Stochastic Modeling of Jet in Crossflow Using Dynamically Orthogonal Decomposition, 67th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 2014.
  • H. Babaee, Predictive Modeling in Engineering Using Spectral/hp Element Methods, MIT Sea Grant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, February 2014.
  • H. Babaee, Effect of Bifurcation in Dynamical Systems on Uncertainty Quantification of Jet in Crossflow, MIT Sandlab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, November 2013.
  • H. Babaee and S. Acharya, Direct and Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Incompressible Flows on Complex Geometries, Poster presentation, LSU Mechanical Engineering graduate student conference, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, 2010.