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Biography

Prof. Bijan Najafi

Curriculum Vitae
Name Bijan Surname Najafi
Date of Birth 1st May, 1949 Place of Birth Isfahan, Iran
Nationality Iranian Sex Male
Marital Status Married Number of Children Two
Work experiences
1974 - 1976 Instructor of Chemistry Shiraz University
1980 - 1985 Assistant Professor Shiraz University
1985 - 1995 Assistant Professor Isfahan university of Technology
1995 - 2000 Associate Professor Isfahan university of Technology
2000 - present Professor Isfahan university of Technology

1997- 2001 Isfahan university of Technology
Manager of the National Research Project entitled “ The Prediction of the Equilibrium and Transport Properties of Different Fluids over wide Temperature-Pressure Ranges”

Education 1961 - 1967 Saadi High School Isfahan, Iran
Diploma(Mathematics)
1967- 1972 Shiraz University Shiraz, Iran
B.Sc. (Chemistry)
1972 - 1975 Shiraz University Shiraz, Iran
M.Sc. (Physical Chemistry)
Msc.Thesis Title “Viscosity of Non-polar Gases (Quaternary Mixtures), Shiraz University 1975

1976 -1980 Brown University Providence, USA
Ph.D (Physical Chemistry)
Ph. D Thesis Title “ Extension of the Principle of Corresponding States for the Noble Gases via Pair interaction Potentials, Brown university 1981

Extracurricular Activities History and Philosophy of Sciences
References Professor R. F. Snider, Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z1, Canada
Professor J. C. Rainwater, Physical and Chemical Properties Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO 80303, USA
Research of
Interest
1. Prediction and calculation of Thermodynamical quantities of Gases and Liquids at high Temperatures and high pressures where the accurate data are rare or measurements are impractical or expensive.
2. Investigation on the Ozone friendly Refrigerants.
3. Molecular Dynamics Simulation

Awards received 1. Winner of best Research of Basic Science of the first Shiekhbahaei Award, Iran “ Investigation of Common Point of Liquids using equation of State” ( with Professor Parsafar), 1998
2. Second winner of fundamental research of the 12th Khwarizmi International award, Iran “ Deriving Analytical Equation of State for the Dense Systems” (with Professor

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