Dr. Siamak Farhad

Dr. Siamak Farhad

Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering
Office: ASEC 116 (Lab ERC 317A)
Phone: 330-972-7469
Email: sfarhad@uakron.edu
Website: http://advancedenergy.uakron.edu
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Dr. Siamak Farhad joined the Mechanical Engineering Department of The University of Akron in 2013. He worked during his PhD program for two years as a visiting researcher at the National Research Council (NRC) Canada. After getting his PhD, he worked as a Post-doctoral Fellow in “Applied Nano-materials & Clean Energy Lab” at the University of Waterloo. He has published over 70 research articles in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and major international conferences. He was also the recipient of multiple awards, including the Industrial Fellowship (NSERC) and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC). Dr. Farhad is currently a Committee Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) in the Development of “Performance Test Code” and a Division Officer of American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in the Energy Conversion & Conservation and the Manufacturing divisions.


Advanced Energy Systems, Energy Materials, Multiphysics Modeling, Thermal Management, Advanced Manufacturing


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo 2012


Energy Conversion, Thermal Systems Components, Heat Transfer, Energy Storage Systems, Multiphysics Modeling, Measurements Laboratory, Electric & Hybrid Vehicles