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Arash Nemati Hayati

Arash Hayati

Hometown: Tehran, Iran

Undergraduate: K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran

Program: PhD

Research Interests: Atmospheric and Oceanic flows - Urban Flow Modeling - Computational Fluid Dynamics - Biomechanics and Sports Engineering - Turbomachinary - Two-phase and Free-surface flows.


  • Hayati, A.N., Hashemi, S.M., and Shams, M., 2012. A study on the effect of the rake angle on the performance of marine propellers. Proc. IMechE Part C: J. Mech Eng Sci 226(4), 940-955 (Cited by 2).
  • Hayati, A.N., Hashemi, S.M., and Shams, M., 2013. A study on the behind-hull performance of marine propellers astern autonomous underwater vehicles at diverse angles of attack. Ocean Eng 59, 152–163 (Cited by 2).
  • Hayati, A.N., Hashemi, S.M., and Shams, M., 2013. Design and analysis of bubble-injected water ramjets with discrete injection configurations by computational fluid dynamics method. Proc. IMechE Part C: J. Mech Eng Sci 227(9), 1945-1955.
  • Hayati A N., Ghaffari, H., and Shams, M., 2013. Computational fluid flow simulation for swimming at free surface level. Under Review.


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  • EFD Lab in the News

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    March 3, 2015 - Large Eddy Simulation of Urban Areas for Microclimate

    August 20, 2014 - Urban Heat Island in Salt Lake City interview

    June 3, 2013 - Spring MATERHORN-X Field Campaign Press Release

    December 10, 2012 - BLLAST Experiment Documentary

    This is a documentary of the BLLAST experiment conducted in the Pyrénées of France during the summer of 2011. The experiment was a multi-national effort led by CNRS. The EFD Team participated in the project by deploying instruments for turbulent flux measurements as well as tethered balloon meteorological measurement.

    June 26, 2012 - NVIDIA CUDA Spotlight

    Computer Science researchers at the University of Minnesota, Duluth and EFD Lab the University of Utah Collaborate to create state of the art Green Infrastructure simulations on Graphics Processing Units (GPUs).

    June 23, 2009 - Virtual Treadmill story on KSL news.

    The full scale virtual Treadport Active Wind-Tunnel (TPAWT) becomes a reality.

    June 22, 2009 - Virtual Treadmill story in the Desert News

    June 30, 2008 - Urban Heat Island story on KSL news

    This story discusses the urban heat island (UHI) in Salt Lake City. This is an important area of research for our research group over the last five years.

    July 6, 2006 - SCERP snow fence research

    This story describes a project to fight fugitive dust in arid environments. It is part of a binational (US/Mexico) research project funded by the Southwest Consortium for Environmental Research and Policy (SCERP)