Curriculum Vitae

Shokoufeh Hakim
  
 

Associate Professor
Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute
P.O. Box 14965/115, Tehran, Iran
Tel.: +(9821)48662442, Facsimile:+ (9821)44786583
E-mail: s.hakim@ippi.ac.ir
http://www.ippi.ac.ir

 

Education

*B.Sc. (Petrochemical engineering) :Amir Kabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic),1987
*M.Sc. (Chemical engineering) :Amir Kabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic),1993(honors)
*Ph.D. (Chemical engineering): Amir Kabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic),2001
 

Research Experiences

*Synthesis of polyethylene-clay nanocomposites by in-situ coordination polymerization
* Synthesis of PP/EPR alloys by  polymerization with Ziegler-Natta catalyst Microstructural study by  rheometry and molecular characterization
*Synthesis of bimodal MWD polyolefins by two-stage polymerization of monomer/comonomer with coordination  catalysts with the desired properties
*Synthesis of  bi-supported catalysts for olefin polymerization
*Achievement the magnesium ethoxide production technical knowledge at bench scale
*Kinetic study of ethylene/propylene polymerization over Ziegler-Natta catalyst
* Mathematical modeling and simulation of olefin polymerization processes
* Scale-up of olefin polymerization processes
*Study of the effect of antifouling and antistatic agents on polymerization of olefins by Ziegler-Natta catalyst
*Kinetic Study of catalytic olefins  polymerization by experimental design method
*Synthesis of bimodal MWD polystyrene by bulk polymerization with modified mechanical properties
*Mathematical modeling and simulation of fluidized bed reactor for gas phase ethylene polymerization
*Rheological characterization of non-Newtonian fluids(biofluids), mathematical modeling and simulation of their flow
*Hydrodynamic modeling of spreading of different surfactants on liquid surfaces
*Mathematical modeling and simulation of fixed bed, fluidized bed and slurry reactors

Research Interests

*Synthesis of polyolefin-clay nanocomposite by in-situ coordination polymerization
*Catalytic olefin polymerization(kinetic study-microstructural design of polymer)
* Synthesis of  in-situ polyolefin alloys by multistage polymerization
*Mathematical modeling and simulation of  olefin polymerization
*modeling of transport phenomena in polymeric systems
*Synthesis of  Mg-based supports for olefin polymerization
*Rheology
                               

Working Experiences

*Academic staff  in Iran Polymer & Petrochemical Institute, (Engineering Department), 2002-present
*Lecturer in Iran Polymer & Petrochemical Institute, (Engineering Department), 2005-present(Advanced Mathematics- Transport phenomena in   
polymeric systems)
*Head of HDPE research group in Research & Technology Department of National Iranian Petrochemical Company, 2002-2004
*Member of PE research group in Research & Technology Department of National Iranian Petrochemical Company, 2002-2011
*Lecturer in AmirKabir University of Technology(Chemical Engineering Department), 1997-2003
*Lecturer in Karaj Azad University(Applied Chemistry Department), 1999-2000
*Lecturer in Tehran Azad University(Science and Research Department), 1997-1998
*Lecturer in Shiraz University(Faculty of Engineering), 1994-1995
*Researcher in Iranian Offshore Oil Company, 1988-1991
 

Publications

Journal Publications
 

  1. Hakim S., Nekoomanesh M. and ShahrokhiNia A., The relationship among changes in microstructure, active sites behavior and properties in the propylene polymerization with a 4th generation Ziegler-Natta catalyst, Polyolefins J, 2019, 6, 2,  DOI: 10.22063/poj.2019.2337.1127
  2. Zanjani Jam A., Hakim S. and Azizi H., Effect of Morphology Development on the Crystallization Behavior, Dynamic Mechanical Properties, and Toughness of the PA-6/Plasticized PVB/Organoclay Nanocomposites, Polym. Compos., 2019, 40, 242–254
  3. Alikhani A., Hakim S. and Nekoomanesh M., Effect of NH3/Methylaluminoxane/Dodecylamine modified-Nanoclay on Morphology and Properties of Polyethylene/Clay Nanocomposites Prepared by in-Situ Polymerization, Polyolefins J, 2018, 5, 2
  4. Jafari B., Hakim S. and Razavi M., Cured Poly(ethylene-g-maleic anhydride)/Graphene Nanocomposite: Properties and Characterization, Mechanics of Advanced Composite Structures 2018, 5, 1–12 
  5. Zanjani Jam A., Hakim S. and Azizi H.Migration of the plasticizer in the compatibilized PP/ PVB blends: characterization and thermodynamic calculations, Polym. Bull. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00289-018-2288-z
  6. Zanjani Jam A., Hakim S. and Azizi H., Rheological, mechanical and thermal properties of the PA/PVB blends and their nanocomposites: Structure-property relationships, Polym Test 2018, 66, 48-63
  7. Alikhani A., Hakim S. and Nekoomanesh M., Modified preparation of HDPE/clay nanocomposite by in-situ polymerization using a metallocene catalyst, Iran Polym J 2017, 26, 10, 721-731
  8. Zanjani Jam A., Hakim S. and Azizi H., Morphological, dynamic mechanical, rheological and impact strength properties of the PP/PVB blends: the effect of waste PVB as a toughener, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 44673
  9. Bagheri H., Nekoomanesh M., Hakim S., Jahani Y., Tan H. S. and Fan Z.Q. Rheology of Polypropylene/Poly(ethylene-co-propylene) in-Reactor Alloy, Polymer Science, Series A, 2016, 58, 2, 283–291
  10. Moballegh L., Hakim S., Morshedian J, and Alois Schausberger ,Rheological characterization of polypropylene/poly(ethylene-co-propylene) in-reactor blends synthesized under different polymerization conditions, Polym. Bull. DOI 10.1007/s00289-016-1762-8
  11. Moballegh L., Hakim S., Morshedian J, and Nekoomanesh M., Investigating Effects of Using Mixtures of Two External Electron Donors on Microstructure and Properties of Polypropylene/Poly(ethylene co-propylene) in-Reactor Blends Based on Ziegler–Natta Catalyst, Macromol. React. Eng. 2015, DOI: 10.1002/wileyonlinelibrary.com 002/mren.201500002
  12. Moballegh L., Hakim S., Morshedian J, and Nekoomanesh M., A new approach to increase toughness of synthesized PP/EPR in-reactor blends by introducing a copolymerization step under low ethylene concentration, J Polym Res, 2015, 22, 73, DOI 10.1007/s10965-015-0709-3
  13. Hakim S., Nekoomanesh M. and ShahrokhiNia A.The Effect of Mixed and Individual Silane External Donors on the Stereo_Defect Distribution, Active Sites and Properties of Polypropylene Synthesized with Fourth Generation Ziegler–Natta Catalyst, Polymer Science, Ser. A, 2015, 57, 5, 573–580.
  14. Hadian N, Hakim S, Nekoomanesh M and Bahri N, Time storage effect on the dynamic structure of MgCl2.nEtOH adducts and resulted heterogeneous  Ziegler-natta catalysts, Polyolefins J, 2014, 1, 1, 33-41
  15. Hakim S., Nekoomanesh M. and ShahrokhiNia A.Effect of Electron Donors on Propylene Polymerization with Ziegler-Natta Catalyst, Polymerization(Published in Persian), 2013, 3,1, 39-48
  16. Hadian N, Nekoomanesh M, Hakim S, and Bahri-Laleh N, MgCl2 Support Preparation Techniques and Their Effects on Ziegler-Natta Catalysts Performance in Propylene Polymerization, Iran J Polym Sci and Tech, 2013, 26, 3, 257-266.
  17. Hakim, S., Safajoo, M., Zeynali, M.E., Polyethylene Nanocomposite Prepared by a Metallocene Catalyst Supported on MMT Using a New Pretreatment Method, J Polym Res., 2013, 20, 129, 1-10.
  18. Nassiri, H., Arabi, H., Hakim, S., Kinetic Modeling of  Slurry Propylene Polymerization Using a Heterogeneous Multi-site Type Ziegler-Natta Catalyst, React. Kinet. Mech. Cat., 2012, 105, 345-359.
  19. Nassiri, H., Arabi, H., Hakim, S. & Bolandi, S., Polymerization of Propylene with Ziegler-Natta Catalyst: Optimization of Operating Conditions by Response Surface Methodology(RMS), Polym. Bull., 2011, 67, 1393-1411.
  20. Zeynali, M.E. and Hakim, S., Diffusion Process Affecting the Performance of Heterogeneous Catalysts., Part 1, Deffect and Diffusion, 2011, 319-320, 107-115.
  21. Moballegh L. and Hakim, S. ,Molecular weight Bimodality of Ethylene/1-Butene in a Two-step Polymerization process:Effects of Polymerization Conditions, Iran. Polym. J., 2011, 20, 6, 513-521
  22. Bagheri, H., Nekoomanesh, M., Hakim, S., Jahani, Y. & Fan., Z.Q., Structural parameters in relation to the rheological behavior and properties of PP/EPR in-reactor alloy synthesized by multi-stage sequential polymerization, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2011, 121, 6, 3332-3339.
  23. Bagheri, H., Jahani, Y.,Nekoomanesh, M. and  Hakim S., Dynamic Shear Rheological  Behavior of PP/EPR in-Reactor Alloys Synthesized by Multi-stage Sequential Polymerization Process, J. Appl. Polym.  Sci., 2011, 120, 3635-3641
  24. Hakim, S., Moballegh L.,Tailoring MWD of Bimodal Polyethylene in the Presence of Ziegler-Natta Catalyst, Macromolecular Symposia, 2011,302,191-197
  25. Hakim, S., Mortazavi, M.M., Moballegh L. & Nekoomanesh M., Ethylene Homopolymerization by Ziegler-Natta (TiCl4/MgCl2) Catalyst through Full Factorial Experimental Design, Iran. J. Polymer Sci. & Tech.,2010, 22, 5, 353-362.
  26. Hakim, S., Nekoomanesh M. and Aghaeinieat, M., Polymerization of Ethylene by Bi-supported Catalyst: Morphology and Molecular Weight, J. of  Faculty of  Eng. , Tehran University, 2009, 42, 975-982.
  27. Hakim, S., Mortazavi, M.M., Kinetic Study of Ethylene Polymerization by TiCl4/Mg(OC2H5)2 catalyst and determination of Active Center Concentration, Iran. J. Polymer Sci. & Tech, 2009, 21, 515-522.
  28. Hakim, Sh., Nekoomanesh M. and Aghaeinieat, M., Investigating the behaviour of a bi-supported SiO2/TiCl4/MgCl2 catalyst  in slurry ethylene polymerization : activity and molecular weight, Iran Polym J.,2008,17,3,199-207
  29. Hakim, S. & Moballegh, L., Simulation of a series of Industrial Slurry Reactors for HDPE Polymerization Process Using Deconvolution of the GPC Graph of Only  the First Reactor, Iran. Polym. J., 2006,15,8,655-666.
  30. Mahdavi, A.A., Rabbani, A., Hakim, Sh. & Fazeli, N.,  Investigation of Physical and Mechanical Properties of Polystyrene with Bimodal Molecular Weight Distribution,  Iran. Polym. J.,2007,16,2,75-81
  31. Mousavi, M., Hakim, Sh. & Nekoomanesh M., Effect of Fatty Amine and 
    Perfluorocarbon as Anti-fouling Agent on the Catalyst Activity and 
    Titanium Oxidation State in Slurry Polymerization of Ethylene, J. Appl. Polymer Sci. 2006, 102,257-260.
  32. Mousavi, M., Hakim, Sh. & Nekoomanesh M., Study of slurry phase ethylene polymerization over a Ziegler-Natta catalyst by 23 factorial design using fatty amine as an antifouling agent, Iran. J. Polymer Sci. & Tech. V18, N.4, 219-227, 2005.
  33. Hakim S., Morshedian  J., Golkar Narenji M.R., Khazraei Nia P., Rheological Modelling of Caspian Pony Blood, Iran. Polym. J., 2001, 10, 5, 293-303.

 
Published Papers in International Conferences

  1. Hakim, S. & Shiri, M., Modeling of Particle Growth and Kinetics in Gas Phase Polymerization of Ethylene, The Sixth International Chemical Engineering Conference,(ICHEC 12), 16-20 November 2009, Kish, Iran.
  2. Moballegh, L. and Hakim, S., A method for Synthesis a High Density Polyethylene by Coordination Polymerization, The Sixth International Chemical Engineering Conference,(ICHEC 12), 16-20 November 2009, Kish, Iran.
  3. Hakim, S., Moballegh L., The Effect of Hydrogen Amount on the Rate of Polymerization in a Tandem Ethylene Polymerization, 9th International Seminar on Polymer Science and Technology ,17-21 October 2009, IPPI, Tehran, Iran.
  4. Hakim, S., Fatemi, S. & Shahverdi, K., A Genetic Algorithm Method for Determination of Rate Constants in Ethylene Polymerization 9th International Seminar on Polymer Science and Technology ,17-21 October 2009, IPPI, Tehran, Iran.
  5. Shahverdi, K., Fatemi, S. &  Hakim S., Optimization of the Kinetic Parameters of Ethylene Polymerization over Ziegler-Natta Catalyst Using Genetic Algorithm, 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, August 23-27, 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  6. Hakim S., Moballegh L., Preparation of bimodal polyethylene by two-step polymerization  with Ziegler-Natta catalyst, Proceedings of  ICHEC 12, Oct. 2008, Sahand University, Tabriz, Iran
  7. Hakim, S. Moballegh L., Effect of Polymerization Conditions on Molecular Weight Distribution of Biomodal Polyethylene, Proceedings of 15th Iranian Seminar of Organic chemistry, Aug. 2008, Kermanshah, Iran
  8. Hakim, S. Moballegh L., Study the influence  of  effective parameters on molecular weight in polyethylene synthesis by coordination polymerization with Ziegler-Natta catalyst, Proceedings of IPC 2008, July, Olympic Hotel, Tehran, Iran
  9. Hakim, S. Nekoomanesh M. and Aghaeinieat, M., Study  of Molecular weight and morphology in ethylene polymerization by SiO2/TiCl4/THF/MgCl2 catalyst, Proceedings of IPC 2008, July, Olympic Hotel, Tehran, Iran
  10. Hakim, Sh. And Moballegh L. Molecular weight regulation in polymerization of ethylene using a high activity Ziegler-natta catalyst, Proceedings of  ISPST 2007,Oct 2007 Sharif university , Tehran, Iran
  11. Aghaeinieat,M. , Nekoomanesh, M. and Hakim, Sh., Slurry homopolymerization of ethylene with supported Ziegler-natta catalysts, Proceedings of  ISPST 2007,Oct 2007 Sharif university , Tehran, Iran
  12. Mahdavi Akerdi, AA, Rabbani A., Hakim, Sh. And Fazeli, N., Study of the physical and mechanical properties of polystyrene with bimodal molecular weight distribution, Proceedings of  ISPST 2007,Oct 2007 Sharif university , Tehran, Iran
  13. Hakim, Sh. And Moballegh L., Simulation of industrial reactors for ethylene polymerization, Proceedings of the  11th national Iranian chemical engineering conference,.2006, Tarbiat modarress university,Tehran, Iran
  14. Mousavi, M., Hakim, Sh. & Nekoomanesh M., Influence of two antifouling agent on the catalyst activity and on polymer properties in slurry polymerization of ethylene, Proceedings of the 7th Iranian Seminar on Polymer Science & Technology, Sept. 2005., Amirkabir university , Tehran, Iran
  15. Mahdavi, A., Rabbani, A., Fazeli, N. & Hakim, Sh., Mathematical Simulation of the bimodal molecular weight distribution polystyrene polymerization, Proceedings of the 7th Iranian Seminar on Polymer Science & Technology, Sept. 2005., Amirkabir university , Tehran, Iran
  16. Hakim, Sh. & Moballegh, L., A complete model for polymerization process of HDPE using heterogeneous Ziegler-Natta catalyst, Proceedings of the 7th Iranian Seminar on Polymer Science & Technology, Sept. 2005., Amirkabir university , Tehran, Iran
  17.  Hakim, S., Mortazavi, M.M., Ethylene homopolymerization catalyzed by a TiCl4,Mg(OC2H5)2 catalyst through 23 factorial design, Proceedings of the 7th Iranian Seminar on Polymer Science & Technology, Sept. 2005., Amirkabir university , Tehran, Iran
  18. Hakim, Sh. & Mortazavi, M.M., Kinetic study of ethylene polymerization over a TiCl4,Mg(OC2H5)2 catalyst, Proceedings of the 7th Iranian Seminar on Polymer Science & Technology, Sept. 2005., Amirkabir university , Tehran, Iran
  19. Hakim, Sh., Mortazavi, M.M. & Mousavi, M., Study of the effect of process parameters on polyethylene powder in slurry ethylene polymerization, Proceedings of the 2nd chemical meeting, Azad university, Dec 2004, Varamin, Iran
  20. Mousavi, M., Hakim, Sh. & Nekoomanesh M., The effect of fatty amine and perfluoro carbon as antifouling agent on Ziegler-Natta catalyst activity in slurry polymerization of ethylene, Proceedings of the 2nd chemical meeting, Azad university, Dec 2004, Varamin, Iran
  21. Hakim, Sh.& Mortazavi, M.M., Study of ethylene polymerization in slurry phase over a TiCl4,Mg(OC2H5)2 catalyst, Proceedings of the 2ndchemical meeting, Azad university, Dec 2004, Varamin, Iran
  22. Hakim, Sh. & Aghili, A., Simulation of polymerization of ethylene in slurry reactor for HDPE production,Proceedings of the 8th national Iranian chemical engineering conference,Oct.2003, Mashhad university,Mashhad, Iran
  23. Mirzaei, A., Hakim, Sh. &Aghili, A., Simulation of LLDPE gas-phase fluidized bed reactor in steady state, Proceedings of the 8th national Iranian chemical engineering conference,Oct.2003, Mashhad university,Mashhad, Iran
  24. Hakim, Sh., Morshedian, J., In vitro study of dynamic flow of blood, Proceedings of polymer processing society(pps 2003), Sept. 2003, Athen, Greece
  25. Hakim, Sh., Mirzaei, A. & Aghili A., Fluidized Bed Reactor Modelling for Gas Phase Ethylene Polymerization, Proceedings of the 6th Iranian Seminar on Polymer  Science & Technology, Iran Polymer Institute, May 2003,Tehran, Iran,.
  26. Hakim, Sh., Chegeni, M., Kazemzadeh, M.A. & Mortazavi, M.M., Methods for Reducing the Fouling of Arak HDPE Polymerization Reactor, Proceedings of the 6th Iranian Seminar on Polymer Science & Technology, Iran Polymer Institute, May 2003.
  27. Hakim, Sh., Morshedian, J., Golkar Narenji, M.R. & NaserNejad, B., Experimental and Theoretical Study of Dynamic Flow of Blood, Proceedings of the 6th Iranian Seminar on Polymer Science & Technology, Iran Polymer Institute, May 2003, Tehran, Iran.
  28. Hakim, Sh., Morshedian, J., Golkar Narenji, M.R. & Khazraei Nia, P., Study of the Effective Parameters on the Flow of Blood  at Different Shear Rates, Proceedings of the 1st Iranian Congress of  Basic Veterinary Sciences, June 2000, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.
  29.  Hakim, Sh., Morshedian, J., Golkar Narenji, M.R. & Khazraei Nia, P., Rheological Modelling of Caspian Pony Blood, Iranian Polymer J., V.5, 293-303, 2001.
  30. Hakim, Sh., Morshedian, J., Golkar Narenji, M.R. & Khazraei Nia, P., Influence of Red Blood Cell Concentration on the Rheology of Caspian Pony Blood:Experimental Study and Giesekus Model Prediction, Proceedings of the Icheap-5 Conference, May 2001, Florence, Italy.
  31. Hakim, Sh., Morshedian, J., Golkar Narenji, M.R. & NaserNejad, B., On the Application of a Constitutive Equation to Flow of Caspian Pony Blood in an Artery, Proceedings of the 50th Canadian Chemical Eng. Congress, Oct. 2000, Montreal, Canada.
  32. Hakim, Sh., Morshedian, J., Golkar Narenji, M.R. & Khazraei Nia, P., Non – Newtonian Behavior of Caspian Pony Blood: Hematocrit and Fibrinogen Dependencies and Rheological Parameters for Viscosity, Proceedings of TDM 2000 Conference , Sep.17-20 2000,Erlangen, Germany.
  33. Hakim, Sh., Morshedian, J., Golkar Narenji, M.R. & Khazraei Nia, P., Haemorheological Study of Caspian Pony Blood, Proceedings of the Forth International Chemical Engineering Congress, April 24-27 2000, Shiraz, Iran.
  34. Hakim, Sh., Morshedian, J., Golkar Narenji, M.R. & Khazraei Nia, P., Characterization and Modelling of Shear Thinning Behavior of Caspian Pony Blood, Proceedings of  the First National Congress of Biotechnology , Feb 22-24 2000,Tehran, Iran.
  35. Hakim, Sh., Modarres, H. & Jamshidi, E., Study of the Spreading of Surfactants“SDS,CTAB,Tween 80 & Arkopal 15” on the water surface, J. of Faculty of Eng. , Tehran University, V.33, 63-71 Dec 1999.
  36. Hakim, Sh., Golkar Narenji, M.R., Activation of Bentonite with Application in Molding Sands,  Proceedings of the  Third National Iranian Chemical Engineering Congress, March 8-10 1998 Ahwaz, Iran, University of Petroleum Industry.
  37. Hakim, Sh., Modarres, H. & Jamshidi, E., Study of The Spreading of Surfactants on the Liquid Surfaces and Modelling Their Hydrodynamic Behavior, Proceedings of the  2nd National Iranian Chemical Engineering Congress Feb.1997. Tehran, Iran, Amirkabir  University of Technology.

 

Patents, Books

Patents

1-Rabbani A., Akerdi A.A. Hakim S. And Fazeli N. Improvement of polystyrene processability  and properties,  IRANIAN PATENT ,No. 35273, 2006.
2-Hakim S., Safajou M., Moballegh L. & Zeynali M.E., Process of  Clay treatment for  in-situ Ethylene Polymerization, IRANIAN PATENT ,No. 74531, 2012.
3-Hakim S., Nekoomanesh M. and Shahrokhinia A., Process for tailoring the structure and properties of polypropylene using a modified method of application of external electron donors IRANIAN PATENT ,No. 83248, 2014.
4-Moballegh L, Hakim S., Morshedian M. and Nekoomanesh M., Process for preparation of PP/EPR with extremely high impact strength, IRANIAN PATENT ,No. 85943, 2015.
 

Books

  1. Hakim, S., Polymerization Reaction Engineering (in persian), Iranian Polymer Society, 2012
  2. Hakim, S., Polyolefins(Catalyst, Polymerization, Characterization), Chapter 5, Chemistry and Kinetics of Polymerization (in persian), Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute, 2011
  3. Hakim S., Zanjani Jam A. and Moballegh, L.,Translation of "Polymeric nanocomposites, Theory and Practice" to Persian(Bhattacharya S. N., Gupta R. K. and Kamal, M. R. , Hanser Publications), 2015, Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute

 

Scientific Society Membership

 
*Iranian Society of rheology
*Iraian Society of Chemical Engineering
*Iranian society of polymer