Kasra Momeni

3125 Unit 6, Grove Av., Ames, IA, +1-906-370-9604, kmomeni@iastate.edu

MECHANICAL ENGINEER
Fields of interest: Nanomechanics • Multiscale Mechanics • Modeling • Simulation Education:
Organization Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA- Experimental and Theoretical Study of Microstructure Effect on Piezoelectric Property of One Dimensional Zno Nanostructures Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN- Accelerating Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Nanoscale Structures – Dr. A. Alasty KNT University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN – Analysis of Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotube composites- Dr. A. Shokuhfar Reception Date GPA

PhD

2011

4.0

M.S.

2008

16.73/20.00

B.S.

2006

15.50/20.00

College Allameh Helli (National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents), Tehran, IRAN

2001

4.0

Awards and Honors:
      Award from President's Office of Financial Support for Advanced Technologies for my book entitled Introduction to Nanotechnology (in Persian), ISBN: 964-5544-52-1. Best undergraduate research award for my senior thesis entitled “Analysis of Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites.” Top 1% in the Iranian National Entrance Exam for B.S. 2001, among 400,000 rivals Third top student in the Iranian National Entrance Exam for M.S. 2006 BRC Travel grant, MTU, 2010 College award for developing the college's diploma preparation software

Publications:
1) 2) An Introduction to Nanotechnology, A. Shokuhfar & K. Momeni, 2004, ISBN: 964-5544-52-1. (Sold +2000 copies) “Atomic Force Microscopy,” R.S. Yassar, K. Momeni, A. Pakzad, In Encyclopedia of Tribology, to be published by Springer.

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Ashtana. Momeni and A. Yassar.K.” A.K.S. Khin Yap. Momeni.” K.” K. Parasad. (Cited: 2) “Stress distribution on a single-walled carbon nanohorn embedded in an epoxy matrix composite under axial force. Yassar. 423-428 (2010).S. Y.S. Page 2 . Y. Mehdi Mortazavi Z. Yassar. Momeni and S. Odegard and R. (2011). Vol.” A.Momeni. Nanotechnology. momeni. H. A. “Critical aspect-ratio of ZnO nanowires in a nanocomposite electrical generator. R. Momeni. 139-146 (2007). 909-914 (2011). (Cited: 1) “In situ observation of size-scale effects on the mechanical properties of ZnO nanowires. Momeni. R. Yap. International Journal of Mechanical Systems Science and Engineering. Momeni. Alasty. Yassar.. 114303 (2010).” K. Yassar. Journal of Applied Physics. M. Momeni. A. Vol. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience.Yap. Yassar. (Sold +3000 copies) Journal Papers: 4) “Analytical Solution of Stress Distribution on a Hollow Cylindrical Fiber of a Composite with Cylindrical Volume Element under Axial Loading. (accepted) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) 12) Journal Papers Under Review   “Maxwell Wagner piezoelectric enhancement in ZnO nanobelts. 108.S. 7 (10). Shokuhfar. 95. Vol. A.Kasra Momeni 3) Coeditor of Persian translated version of Materials Science and Engineering an Introduction. K. K. Applied Physics A. Callister. IRAN. S. Yap and R.. Y. Vol. A. and R. Asthana. Chris Orsulak. Asthana.Momeni. Y.” M. Vol. Parasad. “In situ probing of electromechanical properties of an individual ZnO nanobelt.S. K. (Cited: 10) “Nanocomposite Electrical Generator Based on Piezoelectric Zinc Oxide Nanowires. 105. K.” K.S. Conference Papers: 13) “Governing Differential Equation of the Stress Distribution on a Single-Walled Carbon Nanohorn in an Epoxy Matrix Nanocomposite. Prasad. Momeni. Kish. G.1 (4). Prasad. Y. 6 (7).” K. “Introducing Structural Approximation Method for Modeling Nanostructures. ISBN: 964 8703-03-5. and R.” K. Vol. Yassar. NS 2008 Conference. John Wiley and Sons.S. R. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience. Vol.” A.Yap. Applied Physical Letters. 1035-1041 (2010). A. and R. (Cited: 1) “On the correlation of crystal defects and band gap properties of ZnO nanobelts. Yassar. 2000. 22. 172106 (2009).” K. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience. Asthana. “Observation of Mechanically Triggered Piezoresponse in a Single ZnO nanobelt. K.” A. 1511-1518 (2009). Alasty. A. 265712 (2011). Kargarnovin and K. Momeni. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience. “Analytical formulation of stress distribution in cellulose nanocomposites. William D. Prasad. Vol. Jr. A. 7 (6). K.

Moscone West and San Francisco Marriott “In situ Probing of Structural and Electromechanical Properties of an Individual ZnO Nanobelt. A. Momeni. Yassar. Momeni.” Reza Shahbazian Yassar.” M. 2010 MRS Spring Meeting. pp 1744-1745 “Experimental and Theoretical Study of One-Dimensional Zinc Oxide Nanostructures Piezoelectricity. R. 2010. Y.S. A. Moscone West and San Francisco Marriott “Effect of Size on Piezoelectric Charge Generated in Zinc Oxide Nanobelts. USA. K. Oregon. Prasad. Kowloon.” A. January 4-7. Parasad. Microscopy and Microanalysis. A. Yap.M.” K. A. A. Alasty. Shahbazian-Yassar. Tennessee. Y. Bangkok. Asthana.S. 2011. Moscone West and San Francisco Marriott “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Size Effect on Piezoelectric Properties of ZnO Nanobelts using GPUs. Yap. G.” K.” K. Asthana. H. Georgia. K. Momeni and A. Yap. Y. August 1-5. Tennessee. (Cited: 1) “Designing an Intelligent Controller for a Molecular Valve. Kargarnovin and K. Yassar. Shahbazian-Yassar.” K.S.Kasra Momeni 14) “Analytical Solution of Stress Distribution on a Hollow Cylindrical Fiber of a Composite with Cylindrical Volume Element under Axial Loading. Y. 2011. Momeni. Momeni. K. “Electric potential distribution along ZnO nanowires. 2010 MRS Spring Meeting. Odegard. Y. Yassar. Ashtana. Yassar. K. 2010: Seattle. 2011 MRS Spring Meeting. Kowloon.Yassar. Aug 7-11.K.K. 2011. R. February 14-18. Yap. Ghasemi. Asthana.S. 2011.M. April 25-29. Ashtana. Odegard and RS. Moscone West and San Francisco Marriott “Nanowires and Nanocomposites for Electrical Energy Generators: Modeling and In-Situ Microscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis. embedded in epoxy matrix. Alasty.” R. USA. Momeni. Momeni. MicroNano08. Pakzad. Atlanta. “Effect of Defect on the Piezoelectric Response of Zinc Oxide Nanobelts. April 25-29. M. Momeni. Hong Kong. MicroNano08. pp 492-493 “A Study on the Structure-Piezoresponse Property of a ZnO Nanobelt by In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy. Moscone West and San Francisco Marriott “In-Situ TEM Studies of Nanomechanics in Nanowires and Nanotubes. Momeni and A. USA. Momeni.” K. Yap and R.” A. WA. 2010 MRS Spring Meeting. A. A. April 25-29. pp 1724-1725 15) 16) 17) 18) 19) 20) 21) 22) 23) 24) 25) 23) Page 3 . A. A. Hong Kong. G. Thailand. April 5-9. Parasad. 2010. Momeni. April 25-29. Kasra Momeni. Microscopy and Microanalysis. NSF-CMMI Research and Innovation Conference.” A.” K. “In Situ Probing of Electromechanical Properties of an Individual ZnO Nanobelt. ICME 2007. 2011. Ashtana. “Stress Distribution on Open-Ended Carbon Nanotubes. K. R. Odegard and RS. Yassar. Anjana Asthana and Yoke Yap. TMS. Momeni. 2010 MRS Spring Meeting. Yassar.” K. Prasad and Y. H. R. Yap and R. K. Prasad. Aug 7-11. G.

MTU.K. A. Working with in situ Atomic Force Microscope (AFM). Conference Papers in Preparation:  “Size-scale effect on strength of ZnO nanowire-reinforced electrical nanocomposites generators. Nanofactory Proficiency with Scanning Probe Microscopiy Techniques. Electric Force Microscopy (Veeco Icon). Ashtana. Spring 2009  Fluid Mechanics (TA). Piezoresponse Force Microscope (Veeco Icon). Y. Developing software for modeling nanostructured materials based on an innovative method for increasing modeling speed while keeping accuracy in an acceptable range. Momeni. JEOL JEM-4000FX TEM Experience in growing ZnO nanostructures using Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Developing parallel molecular dynamics code using OpenMM Developing software for 3D Modeling of different CNT structures and nanocomposites reinforced by CNTs.” K. Yassar.Kasra Momeni Journal Papers in Preparation:    “Effect of Defects on Piezoelectric Properties of ZnO Nanobelts. such as Atomic Force Microscopy (Veeco Dimension 3000. MEEM 5130. G. 2011. M. R. R. Magnetic Force Microscopy (Veeco Dimension 3000.       Page 4 . S. Momeni.S. Odegard. Journal Reviewer:  Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology (2008-2009) Professional Experience:    Obtaining mechanical properties of a polymer by nanoindentation technique using Atomic Force Microscopy. and Veeco Icon). Parasad. Spring 2009  Nanotechnology. 2002-2005.” K.” K.” K. Yassar. A.Momeni. Yap. Familiarity and experience in using Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM). “Investigating Piezoelectric Properties of ZnO Nanobelts using Molecular Dynamics Simulations on GPUs. Teaching Experience:  Statics (TA). 2010. “KMD: A molecular dynamics simulation and visualization software. Designing power transmission Gear box for machine shops. and Veeco Icon). Momeni. Fall 2010  Teaching computer programming course at National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents.

Working Model. Matlab. Developing software for Tehran's Industrial Zones Inc. Coprogrammer of blood test data collector program for Sysmex devices in Danesh Lab. 2006-2007. NET. Sharif Research Center. Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Member.. Familiar with Linux. American Physical Society (APS) Member. Visual C. United States Association for Computational Mechanics (USACM) Member. American Academy of Mechanics (AAM) Computer Proficiency:     Computer programming in Delphi. Research Interests       Molecular Dynamics Multi-Scale Modeling Nanomechanics Nanocomposite materials Nanopiezoelectronics High Performance Computing Professional Societies: a) b) c) d) e) f) g) Member. Excel. Materials Research Society (MRS) Member. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Member. 2004-2005. DirectX. C. Page 5 . for collecting and managing the information of manufactories in Tehran's industrial zones. Power Point. Solid Works. Project). Research on “Environmental Effects of Nanomaterials” for a private company. Familiarity and experience in using programming libraries such as: OpenGL. Fadayi. 2006-2008. Proficient with software packages such as Microsoft Office suite (Word. Researcher at the KNToosi University Center of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology. Photoshop. Tehran. VMD. International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM) Member. Introductory use and understanding of COMSOL. 2009-present Researching on the Supercavitation and its application in reducing the friction at solid-fluid interface. under supervision of Dr.Kasra Momeni Industrial Experiences:    Developing software for designing expansion loops of gas and oil pipes. ANSYS. AutoCAD. Basic. 2005-2006. Research Positions:     Research assistance at Michigan Technological University. 2003. IRITEC. Pascal. 2006-2007. assembly code.CATIA. CUDA and parallel algorithms. PC repair and upgrading.

” Sharif University of Technology. A software for simulating and visualizing nanostructure materials behavior based on molecular dynamics and structural approximation techniques.” KNT University of Technology. 2004.  “Nanotechnology: a Brief Review.” Sharif University of Technology. 2010. 2006. A database of small and medium industries for marketing purposes  SchoolGrade. Stanford University.  “Deep Reactive Ion Etching. Stanford University. 2010.” KNT University of Technology. Short Courses and Workshops   Molecular Dynamics (MD) Workshop Series: Running and Developing MD Algorithms on GPUs with OpenMM. A software for organizing research material  CBC Test.  “Modeling and Simulation of Atomic-Scale Machining. 2004.Kasra Momeni   Experience in System programming from interrupts to Windows API programming and Database programming Computer hardware and instrumentation for high performance computing Computer Software Developed:  KMD. A software for organizing students’ grades Presentations:  “Nanoscale Manufacturing Methods.” KNT University of Technology. 2005. A software for collecting data from a CBC blood tester device  SMIndustries.  Paper Organizer. Page 6 . 2007. Molecular Dynamics (MD) Workshop Series: Introduction to Molecular Dynamics and Trajectory Analysis.  “Modeling a Composite Bridge Using ANSYS.

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