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Dr Ali Zaidi(On Study Leave)
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

SMME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
H-12, Islamabad
Tel : +925190856078

Specialization
Computational Fluid Dynamics

Education
PhD (Mechanical Engineering), Osaka University, Japan

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  • Particle resolved direct numerical simulations (DNS)

  • Discrete Element Method (DEM)

  • Settling of Particles

  • Impact of intruders in Granular Material

  • Model development for CFD

  • Granular Material

  • Turbulence​

Conference Proceedings

  • E. Uddin, A. A. Zaidi, I. Javed and M.H. Sahir, “Design & analysis of Ejector for solar refrigeration system”, Proc. 6th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences & Technology, Pakistan, 2009

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Muhammad Shahid, “Modeling and parametric study of circulation control on RAE-104 airfoil”, Proc. 2nd International Conference on Aerospace Science and Engineering, Pakistan, 2009

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Hirotaka Yada, Takuya Tsuji, Toshitsugu Tanaka, “Microscopic DEM- CFD Coupling Simulation of Spouted Bed”, Proc. 5th Asian Particle Technology Symposium, Singapore, 2012

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Takuya Tsuji, Toshitsugu Tanaka, “Dynamic Behavior of Sedimenting Particles at moderate Reynolds Number”, Proc. 8th International Conference on Multiphase flow, South Korea, 2013

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Takuya Tsuji, Toshitsugu Tanaka, “Effect of domain size on velocity fluctuations of settling particles at finite Reynolds number”, Proc. Japanese Society of Multiphase flow Symposium 2013, Japan

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Takuya Tsuji, Toshitsugu Tanaka, “Effect of domain size on velocity fluctuations of settling particles at finite Reynolds number”, Proc. Japanese Society of Fluid Mechanics Annual Meeting 2013, Japan

  • Ali Zaidi, Takuya Tsuji, Toshitsugu Tanaka, “Drag force relation by direct numerical simulation for gas-solid flows”, Proc. 13th AICHE Annual Meeting, United States, 2013

  • Ali Zaidi, Takuya Tsuji, Toshitsugu Tanaka, “Effect of Drafting-Kissing & Tumbling on Particle Settling”, 7th World Congress on Particle Technology, China, 2014

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Takuya Tsuji, Toshitsugu Tanaka, “Effect of Stokes number on drag force for monodisperse spheres”, Proc. Japanese Society of Fluid Mechanics Annual Meeting 2014, Japan

  • Ali A. Zaidi, Christopher R. Muller, “Development of drag model for spherical intruder in a fluidized bed”, Proc. 15th AICHE Annual Meeting, United States, 2015

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Christopher R. Muller, “The effect of intruder shape on the drag force in granular media”, Proc. DEM 7, China, 2016

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Christopher R. Muller, “Vertical drag force acting on intruders of different shapes in granular media”, Proc. 8th conference on Powders & Grains, France, 2017

Journal Articles

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Takuya Tsuji, Toshitsugu Tanaka, “A new relation of drag force for high Stokes number monodisperse spheres by direct numerical simulation”, Advanced Powder Technology, 25 (2014) 1860-1871.

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Takuya Tsuji, Toshitsugu Tanaka, “Direct Numerical Simulation of finite sized particles settling for high Reynolds number and dilute suspension”, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 50 (2014) 330-341.

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Takuya Tsuji, Toshitsugu Tanaka, “Direct numerical simulations of inertial settling of non-Brownian particles”, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 32(2015) 617-628.

  • Ali Abbas Zaidi, Takuya Tsuji, Toshitsugu Tanaka, “Hindered Settling Velocity & Structure formation during particle settling by Direct Numerical Simulation”, Procedia Engineering, 102 (2015) 1656-1666.​