curriculum vitae

 Yousef  Jahani

Professor (Full) - Polymer Engineering
(PhD, MSc, BSc)
Faculty of Polymer Processing, Department of Plastics
Iran Polymer & Petrochemical Institute

Contact Info:
P.O. Box: 14965/115, Tehran, IRAN, Postal Code: 1497713115
Tel.: +98 21 48662430        Mobile: +98 912 676 1554       Fax: +98 21 44580021
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PhD In Polymer Engineering
      Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute,
MSc In Chemical Engineering-Polymer Industries,
      University of Tehran, Faculty of Engineering
BSc In Chemical Engineering - Polymer Industries,
      Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic),

Professional Qualification/Activities
  • Research Visit, “Microcellular/Nanocellular foams of polymer composite",Material Process Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 2019.

  •  Strategic Change Management-Strategic Planning, Industrial Management Organization, Tehran 2002-2003.

  • Fundamental of Twin Screw Mixing/Screw Elements Arrangement, CoperionWerner Pfleiderer, Stuttgart- Germany 2001.

  • Two-Platen Injection Molding Machine, Pneumatic System and Operation , Engel Austria GmbH, St. Valentine-Austria, 1999.

  • Injection Molding Machine-Robot learning,  Engel Austria GmbH, Schwertberg-Austria, 1999.

  • Co-rotating/Counter rotating Twin Screw Extruders, Dr Collin GmbH, Ebersberg-Germany 1991.

  • Torque Rheometry, HAAKE GmbH, Karlsruhe-Germany, 1990.

Research Interests
  • Reactive Modification/Branching/Blending/Compatibilization
  • Polypropylene, reactor Alloys
  • Polymer Blends, Engineering Plastics  
  • Electron Beam Radiation Modification
  • Plastic Foam.

Current Projects:
  • PLA/PS/Pb-g-SAN+Starch
  • Supertough stiff PLA/PET/ABS blends,PhD project.
  • Self-assembly supramoleculare material-modification of polypropylene, PhD project.
  • Effect of moleculare similarity, viscolelasticity and crystalininty on the phase behaviore of  Polyolefinic material/cyclic olefin copolymer-COC blends, PhD Project.
  • Effect of comonomer types of polyethylene on the grafting efficiency, MSc Project,

 Professional Experiences

  • Head of Plastic Group, Faculty of Polymer Processing, IPPI, since Dec. 2012.
  • Deputy Director for Technology, Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute-IPPI, 2007-2009.
  • Derakhshansaz Engineering Plastics (DEP) Co- Fouder/CEO, Compounding Company, Iran Khodro Car Manufacturing Group, 1999-2006.
  • Basell- DEP License Agreement; Mains Germany, Negotiating/Responsible Person, 2002-2003.
  • Commercial Production of Polymer Blends and Polyolefine Compounds, DEP Co 2000-2005.
  • Compounding Line Design, Construction, Installation-Project,  Buss Kneader, Pratteln,Switzerland 1998-1999.
  • Compounding Line Project, DEP Co.- CoperionWerner Pfleiderer, Stuttgart, Germany,  1999-2000. 
  • Product Design, Automotive Trims and Consoles, Mehr Cam Pars Co. (MCP), 1997-1998.
  • large Injection Molding/ Robot learning project, member of team, MCP-Engle Co, Schwertberg
    AUSTRIA, 1997-1999.
  • Head of Research and Development Department, MCP, 1996-1998.
  • Injection Mold Acceptance,Trial Team, Bumper, Front Console, GMT Front Beam , MCP-PSA France, 1999.               

Teaching Experience
  • Viscoelasticity-Viscoplasticity
  • Adhesion Phenomena
  • Rheology of Polymers
  • Polymer Processing
  • Properties and Applications of Polymers
  • Polymer Technology.

  • The Synergistic Effect of Graphene Oxide and POSS in Mixed Matrix Membrane for Desalination, A. Shams, S.A.  Mirbagheri, Y.Jahani*, Desalination,  472, 114131,  2019.
  • Effect of graphen oxide on desalination performance of cellulose acetate mixed matrix membrane, A. Shams*, S.A.  Mirbagheri, Y.Jahani, Desalination and Water Treatment, 164, 62-74, 2019.
  • Trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate functionalized polypropylene/polyhexene-1 blend with enhanced melt strength, S. S. Tayebi, Y. Jahani*, H. Arabi, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Materials, Published online: 25 Sep 2019.
  • PMMA-CNT-HAp nanocomposites optimized for 3D-printing applications, A. Esmi, Y. Jahani*, AA. Yousefi, M. Zandi,  Materials Research Express, 6 (8), 085405, 2019.
  • Effect of Polyethylene Molecular Architecture on the Dynamic Viscoelastic Behavior of  Polyethylene/Polyhexene-1 Blends and Its Correlation with Morphology, MR. Jozaghkar, Y. Jahani*, H Arabi, F Ziaee, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 58(5), 560-572, 2019.
  • Thermal, Tensile, Electrical, Dynamic Mechanical Thermal and Rheological Properties of Polyvinylidene Fluoride and Fluoroelastomer Composites Filled with Carbon Black, MD Moezzi, M Karrabi*, Y Jahani, International Polymer Processing, 34(1), 111-120, 2019.
  •  Influence of adding carbon black on electrical conductivity in dynamically vulcanized of poly (vinylidene fluoride)/fluoroelastomer composites, MD Moezzi, M Karrabi*, Y Jahani, International Journal of Plastics Technology, 1-10, 2019.
  •  Influence of branching on the rheology and morphology of melt state long-chain branched polypropylene/polybuten-1 blends, A. Foroozan, T. Behboodi, Y. Jahani*, Polyolefins Journal, 6(1), 1-11, 2019.
  •  The effects of natural polyphenols and calcium-based thermal stabilizer on the rheological and thermal resistance behaviors of PVC”, HA Shnawa, MN Khalaf, Y Jahani, International Journal of Plastics Technology, 22(2), 365-385, 2018.
  • Preparation and Assessment of Phase Morphology, Rheological Properties, and Thermal Behavior of Low-Density Polyethylene/Polyhexene-1 Blends, MR Jozaghkar, Y Jahani*, H Arabi, F Ziaee, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, Vol. 57, No. 8, 757–765, 2018.
  • Investigation of rheology and morphology to follow physical fibrillar network evolution through fiber spinning of PP/PA6 blend fiber,  R. Hajiraissi, Y. Jahani*, T. Hallmann, Polymer Engineering and Science, 58;8, 1251-1260, 2018.
  •  Non-terminal Behavior as a Finger Print to Follow Droplet Deformation, R. Hajiraeesi, Y. Jahani*, Advances in Polymer Technology, 37:1517–1525, 2018.
  •  Rheological properties of PVC stabilized with tannin based epoxy resin as non metallic thermal stabilizer, HA Shnawa, Y Jahani, MN Khalaf,Polymer Bulletin, 74 (4), 1077-1090, 2017.
  •  Thermal Tensile, and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of PVDF/FKM Blends in Different Curing Systems, MD Moezzi, M Karrabi, Y Jahani,Polymer (Korea), 41 (2), 250-259, 2017.
  •  [PhSiO 1.5] 8, 10, 12 as nanoreactors for non-enzymatic introduction of ortho, meta or para-hydroxyl groups to aromatic molecules, M. Bahrami,  X. Zhang,  M. Ehsani,  Y. Jahani  ,  RM. Laine ,  Dalton Transactions, 46 (27), 8797, 2017.
  •  Comparison of the effect of ethylene and hexene-1 co-monomers on the composition, microstructure, rheology, thermal and mechanical behaviour of randomized polypropylene hetero-phasic block co-polymers, Omid Mousavi, Yousef Jahani*, Hasan Arabi "RSC Advances 6(106), 2016.
  • Rheology of  polypropylene / poly(ethylene-co-propylene) in-reactor alloy, H. Bagheri,  M. Nekoomanesh,  S. Hakim, Z. Q. FanPolymer Science Series A 58(2):283-291 ,  2016.
  • Hussein Ali Shnawa · Yousef Jahani · Moayad Naeem Khalaf , Rheological properties of PVC stabilized with tannin based epoxy resin as non metallic thermal stabilizer, Published Online, Polymer Bulletin, Jul 2016.
  • HA Shnawa, Y Jahani, MN Khalaf, AH Taobi, The potential of tannins as thermal co-stabilizer additive for polyvinyl chloride, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 123 (2), 1253-1261, 2016.
  • SO Mousavi, Y Jahani*, H Arabi, Effect of the matrix modification technique (MMT) on the composition, microstructure, morphology, interfacial interaction and mechanical properties of polypropylene reactor alloys, RSC Advances 5 (130), 107445-107454, 2015.
  • M Bahrami, JC Furgal, H Hashemi, M Ehsani, Y Jahani, T Goodson III, Synthesis and Characterization of Nanobuilding Blocks [o-RStyrPhSiO1. 5] 10, 12 (R= Me, MeO, NBoc, and CN). Unexpected Photophysical Properties Arising from Apparent Asymmetric Cage Functionalization as Supported by Modeling Studies, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 (28), 15846-15858, 2015.
  • Y.Jahani, M. Ghetmiri, M.R.Vaseghi “The Effects of Long Chain Branching of Polypropylene and Chain Extension of Poly(ethylene Terephthalate) on Thermal Behavior, Rheology and Morphology of Their Blends” RSC Advances, 5, 21620 – 21628, 2015.
  • Y.Jahani, M. Farahani, H. Arabi, S. Ahmadjoo “The Influence of Copolymerization Condition on   Rheology, Morphology and Thermal Behavior of Polypropylene Heterophasic   Copolymers” Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A 52 (7), 532-539, 2015.
  • Y.Jahani, A. Valavi, F. Ziaee “Reactive Melt Modification of Polyethylene by Ethyl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymers; Rheology, Morphology and Thermal Behavior” Iranian Polymer Journal, 24 (6), 449-458, 2015.
  • A Manteghi, H Arabi, Y Jahani “Synthesis, Characterization, Rheological and Thermal Behavior of Metallocene Ethylene‐Norbornene Copolymers with Low Norbornene Content Using Pentafluorophenol Modified MAO”, Polymer International 64 (7), 900-906, 2015.
  • Y. Jahani, F.S.Hoseini, N. Goodarzian, “Rheology and Morphology of Polypropylene In-situ grafted and blended with Methyl Methacrylate/n-Buthylacrylate Copolymer”, Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology 21 (4), 290-298 2015.
  • A.Ranji, H.Arabi, Y. Jahani, “Study on propylene polymerization in the presence of phenolic antioxidant (Irganox 1076) and characterization of stabilized polymers “, Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology 21 (4), 285-289, 2015.
  • A.S.Pakdaman, J.Morshedian, Y.  Jahani ,“Morphological studies of polyamide-6/silane-grafted-high density polyethylene/nanoclay ternary nanocomposites”, Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology 21 (3), 191-196, 2015.
  • J Morshedian, Y Jahani, F Sharbafian, F Zarei,The effect of high-energy electron beam on drawn and undrawn high density polyethylene fibers, Polyolefins Journal 2 (2), 109-119, 2015.
  • HA Shnawa, MN Khalaf, Y Jahani, AAH Taobi, Efficient Thermal Stabilization of Polyvinyl Chloride with Tannin-Ca Complex as Bio-Based Thermal Stabilizer, Materials Sciences and Applications 6 (05), 360, 2015.
  • A.Ranji, H.Arabi, Y.Jahani, “Effect of phenolic, phosphite,lactone and their mixtures of antioxidants on ziegler –natta catalyst performance during propylene polymerization”, Journal of Vinyl and Additives Technology 21 (4), 299-304, 2015.
  • F.Ardakani, Y.  Jahani, J.Morshedian,” The Impact of Viscoelastic Behavior and Viscosity Ratio on the Phase Behavior and Morphology of Polypropylene/Polybutene-1 Blends” Journal of Vinyl and Additives Technology 21 (2), 94-101, 2015.
  • HA Shnawa, Y Jahani, MN Khalaf, AAH Taobi, Tannin-Ca Complex as Green Thermal Stabilizer Additive for PVC: Viscoelastic Properties, Open Journal of Organic Polymer Materials 5 (03), 33, 2015.
  • S. Ahmadi, Y.Jahani, Gh. Naderi, A.Asadollahzadeh, “,Super Tough PA6/NBR Nano Alloy Through in Situ Polymerization of Ε-Caprolactam In The Presence of NBR Nano-Phase “ Journal of Vinyl and Additives Technology 21 (2), 116-121, 2015.
  • A Ranji, H Arabi, Y Jahani, Effects of chemical structure of phenolic antioxidants on Ziegler–Natta catalyst performance during propylene polymerization, Iranian Polymer Journal 23 (11), 847-854, 2014.
  • M Bahrami, J Furgal, M Ehsani, Y Jahani, R Laine, Synthesis, characterization, and photophysical properties of polyfunctional nanobuilding phenylsilsesquioxanes:[R0. 5PhSiO1. 5](10),[RPhSiO1. 5](10),[R0. 5PhSiO1. 5](10), and [RPhSiO1. 5](12) compounds, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 248, 2014.
  • F.Ardakani, Y.  Jahani, J.Morshedian,” Effect of electron beam irradiation dose on the rheology, morphology, and thermal properties of branched polypropylene/polybutene‐1 blend” Polymer Engineering and Science, 54 (8), 1747-1756, 2014.
  • F.Ardakani, Y.  Jahani, J.Morshedian,” The Role of PB-1 on The long Chain Branching of PP By Electron Beam Irradiation in Solid State and Melt Viscoelastic Behavior” Radiation Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 87, 64–70 (2013).
  • A.S.Pakdaman, J.Morshedian, Y.  Jahani , “Effect of organoclay and silane grafting of polyethylene on morphology, barrierity, and rheological properties of HDPE/PA6 blends”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 127, 1211–1220 (2013).
  • A.S.Pakdaman, J.Morshedian, Y.  Jahani “Influence of Silane Grafting of Polyethylene on Morphology, Barrierity, Thermal, and Rheological Properties of HDPE/Organoclay Nanocomposites”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 125, E305–E313 (2012).
  • M. Alavi, M. Esfandeh, J. Morshedian, Y. Jahani ," Study of the Mechanical and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene/Talc/Nanoclay Ternary Nanocomposites",  Polymers & Polymer Composites, Vol. 20, No. 3, 299-306 (2012).
  • F.Ardakani, Y.  Jahani, J.Morshedian,” Dynamic Viscoelastic Behavior of Polypropylene/Polybutene-1 Blends and Its Correlation with Morphology” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 125, 640–648 (2012).
  • F. Shamsoddini Zarch, Y.  Jahani, M. Nekoomanesh Haghighi, J.Morshedian,” Rheological Evaluation of Electron Beam Irradiated Polypropylene in the Presence of a Multifunctional Monomer and Polybutene Resin”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 123, Issue 4, 2036–2041 (2012).
  • A.Mojarad, Y.Jahani, M.Barikani, ”Influence of nanoclay on rheological properties of polyamide 6/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene nano composites”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science,  Vol. 125, Issue S1, E571–E582 (2012).
  • M.Koosha, N. Ebrahimi, Y. Jahani, S.A. Seyed Sajjadi “Degradation kinetics of electron beam irradiated poly(propylene-co-ethylene) heterophasic copolymer” Radiation Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 80, No.7, 810-816 (2011).
  • E.Rajaee , Y.Jahani , M.A.Safarpour , M. R.Vaseghi , " Mechanical Properties, Surface Chemistry and Barrier Characteristics of Electron Beam Irradiated-Annealed LDPE/PA6/LDPE Multi-Layer Films at N2", Polymer for Advanced Technology., Vol. 22, Issue 5, 724-731 (2011).
  • H. Bagheri, M. Nekoomanesh, S. Hakim, Y. Jahani, Z.Q. Fan, "Structural Parameters in Relation to the Rheological Behavior and Properties of PP/EPR in-reactor Alloy Synthesized by Multi-stage Sequential Polymerization" , Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 121, 3332-3339 (2011).
  • H. Bagheri, Y. Jahani, M. Nekoomanesh, S. Hakim, Z.Q. Fan, “Dynamic Shear Rheological Behaviour of PP/EPR In-reactor Alloys Synthesized by Multi-Stage Sequential Polymerization Process, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 120, Issue 6, 3635-3641 (2011).
  • E. Feyz, Y. Jahani, M. Esfandeh, "The Effect of Nanoclay/Triphenyl Phosphate Hybrid System on Fire Retardancy of PC/ABS Blend", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol.120, No.6, 3435-3442 (2011).
  • A.Mojarad, Y.Jahani, M.Barikani, ”Investigation on The Correlation Between Rheology and Morphology of PA6/ABS Blends Using Ethylene Acrylate Terpolymer as Compatibilizer”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol 120, Issue 4, 2173-2182 (2011).
  • Y. Jahani," Comparison Of The Effect Of Mica And Talc And Chemical Coupling On The Rheology, Morphology, And Mechanical Properties Of Polypropylene Composites ", Polymer for Advanced Technology.,  Vol. 22, Issue 6,  942-950 (2011).
  • E.Feyz, Y. Jahani, M. Esfandeh, “ Comparison of the Effect of an Organoclay, Triphenylphosphate, and a Mixture of Both on the Degradation and Combustion Behavior of PC/ABS Blends”, Iranian Journal of Polymer Science and Technology, Vol. 23, No. 6, 475-485 (2011).
  • M.Koosha, Y.Jahani, H.Mirzadeh," The Effect Of Electron Beam Irradiation On Dynamic Shear Rheological Behavior Of A Poly (Propylene-Co-Ethylene) Heterophasic Copolymer", Polymer for Advanced Technology, Vol. 22, 2039–2043 (2011).
  • E.Feyz, Y. Jahani, M. Esfandeh, “ Flame Retardant Hybrid System of Triphenyl Phosphate/Nanoclay in Evaluation of Flammability and Mechanical Properties of PC/ABS Compound”, Macromolecular Symposia, Vol. 298,130-137 (2010).
  • E. Feyz, Y. Jahani, M. Esfandeh, M. Ghafelehbashi, S.H.Jafari, "Study of the Viscoelastic Properties of PC/ABS Blend Containing  Triphenyl Phosphate and Nanoclay and Its Correlation with Morphology", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 118, No.3, 1796-1804 (2010)
  • M. Alavi, M. Esfandeh, J. Morshedian, Y. Jahani ," Study Of The Rheological Properties of PP/Talc/Nanoclay Ternary Hybrid Nanocomposites",  e-Polymer, No.28 (2010).
  • Y. Jahani, "Study of Dynamic Rheological Behavior, Mechanical Performances, Shrinkage Behavior and Morphology of Chemically Coupled Talc Filled Polypropylene", Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, Vol.1, No.16, 70-77 (2010).
  • Y. Jahani, M.Ehsani ., "The Effects of Epoxy Resin Nano Particles on Shrinkage Behavior and Thermal Stability of Talc-Filled Polypropylene", Polymer Bulletin, Vol. 63, 743-754 (2009).
  • Y. Jahani, M.Ehsani , “The Rheological Modification of Talc-Filled Polypropylene by Epoxy- Polyester Hybrid Resin and Its Effect on Morphology, Crystallinity, and Mechanical Properties”, Polymer Engineering and Science, Vol. 49, No. 3, 619-629 (2009).
  • Y. Jahani, “The Effect of Epoxy-Polyester Hybrid Resin on Mechanical Properties, Rheological Behavior, and Water Absorption of Polypropylene Wood flour Composites”, Polymer Engineering and Science, Vol.47, No. 12, 2041-2048 (2007).
  • Y. Jahani, M.Barikani , “Melt Elasticity and Foaming Behavior of Linear and Branched PP Ternary Blends”, Iranian Polymer Journal, Vol.16, No.9, (2007).
  • Y. Jahani, M.Barikani , "Effect of Side Chain Branched  PP, EPDM and HDPE as a Third Component on Melt Extensional Behavior of Ternary Blends" Iranian Polymer Journal, Vol.14,No.8, 693-704, (2005).
  • Y. Jahani, M.Barikani, "Rheological and Mechanical Study of Propylene Ternary Blends For Foam Application", Iranian Polymer Journal, Vol.14, No.4, 361- 370, (2005).
  • A.Sharif, ; N.Mohammadi, ; M.Nekoomanesh, ; Y.Jahani, , "The Role of Interfacial Interactions and Loss Function of Model Adhesives ", Journal of  Adhesion Science and Technology, Vol.16, No.1, 33-45, (2002).
  • Y. Jahani, J.Morshedian ; "Studying Cure kinetics of  Phenolic Resins”, Iranian Journal of Polymer Science and Technology., Vol.5, No.1, (1992).

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