ESR 8: Soheil Aghajanian

Research Interests:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Process Control and Automation
  • Pharmaceutical Crystallization

Education & past experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Heat & Fluid Flow), Azad University of Tabriz (IAU), Iran
  • Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering (Space Engineering & Aerodynamics), Malek-Ashtar University of Technology (MUT), Isfahan, Iran
  • Research stay (CFD and Wind Energy), BarcelonaTech, Barcelona, Spain

Journal Articles:

S. Aghajanian, V. Ruuskanen, H. Nieminen, A. Laari, M. Honkanen, T. Koiranen, Real-time monitoring and insights into process control of micron-sized calcium carbonate crystallization by an in-line digital microscope camera. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 177, 778-788 (2021).

P. Koulountzios, S. Aghajanian, T. Rymarczyk, T. Koiranen, M. Soleimani, An Ultrasound Tomography Method for Monitoring CO2 Capture Process Involving Stirring and CaCO3 Precipitation. MDPI Sensors, Special Issue “Tomographic Sensors for Industrial Process Control”, 21/21, 6995 (2021).

S. Aghajanian, G. Rao, V. Ruuskanen, R. Wajman, L. Jackowska-Strumiłło, T. Koiranen, Real-Time Fault Detection and Diagnosis of CaCO3 Reactive Crystallization Process by Electrical Resistance Tomography Measurements. MDPI Sensors, Special Issue “Tomographic Sensors for Industrial Process Control”, 21/21, 6958 (2021).

S. Aghajanian, G. Rao, P. Koulountzios, L. Jackowska-Strumiłło, M. Soleimani, T. Koiranen, Towards Real-Time Control of a Semibatch Crystallization Process by Electrical and Ultrasound Tomographic Techniques. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 86, 307-312 (2021).

S. Aghajanian, H. Nieminen, A. Laari, T. Koiranen, Integration of a calcium carbonate crystallization process and membrane contactor–based CO2 capture. Separation and Purification Technology, 271, 119043 (2021).

G. Rao, S. Aghajanian, T. Koiranen, R. Wajman, L. Jackowska-Strumiłło, Process Monitoring of Antisolvent Based Crystallization in Low Conductivity Solutions Using Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy and 2-D Electrical Resistance Tomography. Applied Sciences, 10/11, 3903 (2020).

S. Aghajanian, T. Koiranen, Dynamic modeling and semibatch reactive crystallization of calcium carbonate through CO2 capture in highly alkaline water. Journal of CO2 Utilization, 38, 366-374 (2020).

Posters / Publications in Conference Proceedings:

S. Aghajanian, H. Nieminen, T. Koiranen, Precipitation of calcium carbonate in highly alkaline solution through carbonated water. The Second International Process Intensification Conference (IPIC2), 27-29 May 2019, KU Leuven, Belgium.

Presentations / Publications in Conference Proceedings:

S. Aghajanian, G. Rao, P. Koulountzios, L. Jackowska-Strumiłło, M. Soleimani, T. Koiranen, Towards Real-Time Control of a Semibatch Crystallization Process by Electrical and Ultrasound Tomographic Techniques, 15th International Conference on Chemical and Process Engineering, 23-26 May 2021, Naples, Italy. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 86, 307-312 (2021).

Personal Interests: 

  • Amateur astronomy, Tech Things, Web Development, TV Shows and Documentries, Music & Walking