Dr Saiied Aminossadati

Senior Lecturer

School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
s.aminossadati@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53676

Overview

Dr Aminossadati completed BEng in 1989, MEng in 1994 and PhD in 1999 in the field of Mechanical Engineering. He now puts his expertise to use as an educator and researcher in the School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering of the University of Queensland. He has more than 20 years of academic and industry experience and published more than 100 highly ranked Journal and conference papers. Dr Aminossadati has gained international recognition for his work on underground mine ventilation and monitoring. He has established the first Heat, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Laboratory and the first Fibre-optic Sensing Application Laboratory at The University of Queensland. He has more than 4 years research and experience on the application of fibre sensors in mining and collaborates with a number of national and international institutes in this field. He uses his close relation with mining industry to introduce new technologies in this industry.

Research Interests

  • Thermofluids, Mine Ventilation, CFD in Mining, Fibre Optic Sensing, Gas Management Systems

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Engineering Studies, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Publications

Book

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Amanzadeh, Mohammad and Aminossadati, Saiied M. (2016). A new approach for drilling lateral microchannels in photonic crystal fibres. In: 2016 IEEE Photonics Conference, IPC 2016. 2016 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Waikoloa, HI, United States, (779-780). 2 - 6 Oct, 2016. doi:10.1109/IPCon.2016.7831311

  • Wang, Duo, Leonardi, Christopher and Aminossadati, Saiied M. (2016). Characterisation of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures using the coupled lattice Boltzmann method and discrete element method. In: Thirteenth International Conference for Mesoscopic Methods in Engineering and Science, Hamburg, Germany, (). 18-22 July, 2016.

  • Kamyar, Amin, Aminossadati, Saiied Mostafa, Leonardi, Christopher and Sasmito, Agus (2016). Current developments and challenges of underground mine ventilation and cooling methods. In: Naj Aziz, Bob Kininmonth, Jan Nemcik, Ali Mirza, Ismet Canbulat and John Hoelle, Proceedings of The 2016 Coal Operators' Conference. 2016 Coal Operators' Conference, Wollongong, Australia, (287-297). 10-12 Feb 2016.

  • Chunshan Zheng, Kizil, Mehmet S., Zhongwei Chen and Aminossadati, Saiied M. (2016). Effects of coal damage on permeability and gas drainage performance. In: Ting Ren and Jialin Xu, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Green Mining. The 9th International Symposium on Green Mining, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia, (232-236). 27-30 Nov 2016.

  • Danesh, Nima Noraei, Chen, Zhongwei, Pan, Zhejun, Connell, Luke, Aminossadati, Saiied, Bai, Tianhang and Kizil, Mehmet (2016). Experimental study of impact of creep on coal permeability. In: 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016 Proceedings. 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, TX, United States, (). 26-29 June 2016.

  • Bai, Tianhang, Chen, Zhongwei, Aminossadati, Saiied M., Danesh, Nima, Pan, Zhejun, Liu, Jishan and Li, Ling (2016). Impact of flow regimes on coal fines generation during coal seam gas production process. In: 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016 Proceedings. 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, TX, United States, (). 26-29 June 2016.

  • Azadi, Mohsen, Aminossadati, Saiied Mostafa and Chen, Zhongwei (2016). Numerical simulation of integrated reservoir-borehole flow for pre-mining drainage. In: Naj Aziz, Bob Kininmonth, Jan Nemcik, Ali Mirza, Ismet Canbulat and John Hoelle, Proceedings of The 2016 Coal Operators' Conference. 2016 Coal Operators' Conference, Wollongong, Australia, (249-262). 10-12 Feb 2016.

  • Soofastaei, Ali, Aminossadati, Saiied Mostafa, Kizil, Mehmet Siddik and Knights, Peter (2016). Reducing fuel consumption of haul trucks in surface mines using artificial intelligence models. In: Naj Aziz, Bob Kininmonth, Jan Nemcik, Ali Mirza, Ismet Canbulat and John Hoelle, Proceedings of the 2016 Coal Operators' Conference. 2016 Coal Operators' Conference, Wollongong, Australia, (477-489). 10-12 Feb 2016.

  • McCullough, Jon W.S., Leonardi, Christopher R., Jones, Bruce D., Aminossadati, Saiied M. and Williams, John R. (2016). Transient heat transfer modelling at straight and curved interfaces of disparate media using DDF-TLBM. In: Thirteenth International Conference for Mesoscopic Methods in Engineering and Science, Hamburg, Germany, (). 18-22 July, 2016.

  • Dzakpata, Isaac, Knights, Peter, Kizil, Mehmet Siddik, Nehring, Micah and Aminossadati, Saiied Mostafa (2016). Truck and shovel versus in-pit conveyor systems: a comparison of the valuable operating time. In: Naj Aziz, Bob Kininmonth, Jan Nemcik, Ali Mirza, Ismet Canbulat and John Hoelle, Proceedings of The 2016 Coal Operators' Conference. 2016 Coal Operators' Conference, Wollongong, Australia, (463-476). 10-12 Feb 2016.

  • Aminossadati, Saiied M., Yang, Ben and Kizil, Mehmet S. (2015). A real-time conveyor monitoring system. In: Fiber-Optic and Photonic Sensors for Industrial and Safety Applications. International Conference on Fiber-Optic and Photonic Sensors for Industrial and Safety Applications, Jinan, Shandong, China, (13-24). 20-23 January 2015.

  • McCullough, J. W. S., Leonardi, C. R. and Aminossadati, S. M. (2015). Application of Thermal Lattice Boltzmann Methods at Fluid-Solid Interfaces. In: The 2nd Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics (ACCM2015). Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, (). 30 November - 1 December 2015.

  • Chen, Zhongwei, Bai, Tianhang and Aminossadati, Saiied M. (2015). Characterization of coal fines generation: importance of flow condition. In: 7th International Conference on Mining Science and Technology, Xuzhou, China, (). April 26-29, 2015.

  • Danesh, N. N., Chen, Z., Aminossadati, S. M., Kizil, M., Pan, Z. and Connell, L. D. (2015). Creep, a neglected phenomenon in coal permeability evolution and coalbed methane production. In: SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, (). 9-11 November 2015. doi:10.2118/176980-MS

  • Yang, Ben, Liddell, Ken, Aminossadati, Saiied M. and Kizil, Mehmet S. (2015). Fibre optic based distributed temperature sensing system monitoring of underground coal mine inertisation in Australia. In: Fiber-Optic and Photonic Sensors for Industrial and Safety Applications. International Conference on Fiber-Optic and Photonic Sensors for Industrial and Safety Applications, Jinan, Shandong, China, (25-36). 20-23 January 2015.

  • Aminossadati, Saiied M., Nehring, Micah, Hay, Edward, Kizil, Mehmet, Seib, Warren and Kavanagh, Lydia (2015). First-year student engineers experience authentic practice with industry engagement. In: 26th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE2015). Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Geelong, VIC, Australia, (969-979). 6-9 December 2015.

  • Hay, Edward and Aminossadati, Saiied Mostafa (2015). Monetary savings opportunities of electronic blast initiation systems. In: Naj Aziz and Bob Kininmonth, Proceedings of the 2015 Coal Operators’ Conference. 2015 Coal Operators’ Conference, Wollongong, NSW, Australia, (321-329). 11-13 February 2015.

  • Bai, Tianhang, Chen, Zhongwei, Aminossadati, Saiied M., Pan, Zhejun and Liu, Jishan (2015). Prediction of mobility and settlement position of coal fines during dewatering. In: CSG 2015 Proceedings. China Shale Gas 2015, Wuhan, China, (). 6-8 September 2015.

  • Soofastaei, Ali, Aminossadati, Saiied Mostafa, Kizil, Mehmet Siddik and Knights, Peter (2015). Simulation of payload variance effects on truck bunching to minimise energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. In: Naj Aziz and Bob Kininmonth, Proceedings of the 2015 Coal Operators’ Conference. 2015 Coal Operators’ Conference, Wollongong, NSW, Australia, (337-346). 11-13 February 2015.

  • Kamyar, Amin, Aminossadati, Saiied M. and Leonardi, Christopher R. (2015). Thermal and hydraulic performance of a heat exchanger operated with ice slurry as refrigerant. In: Kamel Hooman, Hal Gurgenci, Zhiqiang Guan, Yuanshen Lu and Manuel Lucas, Proceedings of the 17th IAHR International Conference on Cooling Tower and Heat Exchanger. IAHR International Conference on Cooling Tower and Heat, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, (273-283). 7-11 September 2015.

  • Stewart, C. M., Aminossadati, S. M. and Kizil, M. S. (2015). Underground fire rollback simulation in large scale ventilation models. In: The 15th North American Mine Ventilation Symposium 2015. The 15th North American Mine Ventilation Symposium 2015, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, (). 20-25 June 2015.

  • Stewart, Craig, Aminossadati, Saiied M. and Kizil, Mehmet S. (2015). Use of live sensor data in transient simulations of mine ventilation models. In: Fiber-Optic and Photonic Sensors for Industrial and Safety Applications. International Conference on Fiber-Optic and Photonic Sensors for Industrial and Safety Applications, Jinan, Shandong, China, (3-12). 20-23 January 2015.

  • Aminossadati, Saiied Mostafa, Amanzadeh, Mohammad, Kizil, Mehmet Siddik and Liu, Tongyu (2014). Development and utilisation of fibre optic-based monitoring systems for underground coal mines. In: Naj Aziz, Bob Kininmonth, Jan Nemcik, Dennis Black, John Hoelle and Ismet Cunbulat, Proceedings of the 2014 Coal Operators' Conference. Coal 2014: Australian Coal Operators' Conference 2014, Wollongong, NSW, Australia, (369-380). 12-14 February, 2014.

  • Soofastaei, A., Aminossadati, S. M. and Kizil, M. (2014). Development of an artificial intelligence model to determine trucks energy consumption. In: Book of Abstracts. Energy Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, (178-179). 3-5 November 2014.

  • Aminossadati, S. M. and Yang, B. (2013). A scoping study on fibre-optic-based temperature monitoring of underground coal conveyor belts. In: Belle Doley, Claire Lockyer and Kylie McShane, The Australian Mine Ventilation Conference: Proceedings. The Australian Mine Ventilation Conference 2013, Adelaide, SA, Australia, (35-41). 1-3 July 2013.

  • Danesh, N. N., Aminossadati, S. M., Kizil, M. S. and Prochon, E. (2013). Fiber-optic DTS application in performance assessment of pre-drainage boreholes. In: CLEO:2013 Technical Digest © OSA 2013 - Energy, Sensing, and Nonlinear Optics (JW2A). CLEO: Applications and Technology, San Jose, CA, United States, (59.1-59.2). 9-14 June 2013. doi:10.1364/CLEO_AT.2013.JW2A.59

  • Amanzadeh, Mohammad, Sheridan, Eoin, Aminossadati, Saiied M., Kizil, Mehmet S. and Bowen, Warwick P. (2013). Microfabricated Hollow core fibres for Gas Sensing using Wavelength Modulation Spectroscopy. In: CLEO:2013 Technical Digest © OSA 2013 - Advanced Sensing & Metrology (ATh4K). CLEO: Applications and Technology, San Jose, CA, United States, (6.1-6.2). 9-14 June 2013. doi:10.1364/CLEO_AT.2013.ATh4K.6

  • Aminossadati, S. M., Amanzadeh, M., Prochon, E., Kok, J. and Adam, S. (2013). Step change approaches in coal technology and fugitive emissions research. In: Ting Ren and Jialin Xu, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Green Mining. ISGM 2013: The 6th International Symposium on Green Mining, Wollongong, NSW, Australia, (332-337). 24-26 November, 2013.

  • Amanzadeh, Mohammad, Aminossadati, Saiied M., Kizil, Mehmet S., Sheridan, Eoin and Bowen, Warwick P. (2012). A microfabricated fibre optic sensor for methane gas measurement in underground coal mines. In: 2012 Photonics Global Conference (PGC). Photonics Global Conference (PGC), 2012, Singapore, (1-5). 13-16 December 2012. doi:10.1109/PGC.2012.6457999

  • Shemshad, J., Aminossadati, S. M. and Kizil, M. S. (2012). Characterisation of gas cells used in fibre-optic based methane sensing. In: 2012 Australian Mining Technology Conference proceedings. 2012 Australian Mining Technology Conference, Perth, Western Australia, (). 8-10 October 2012.

  • Danesh, N. N., Aminossadati, S. M., Kizil, M. S. and Prochon, E. (2012). Characterization of an experimental drainage borehole simulator. In: 2012 Australian Mining Technology Conference proceedings. 2012 Australian Mining Technology Conference, Perth, WA., Australia, (163-174). 8 - 10 October 2012.

  • Sheridan, Eoin, Amanzadeh, Mohammad, Aminossadati, Saiied M., Kizil, Mehmet S. and Bowen, Warwick P. (2012). Fibre microfabrication and characterization for gas sensing. In: Imaging and Applied Optics Technical Digest. Optical Sensors, Monterey, CA, United States, (). 24-28 June 2012.

  • Amanzadeh, M., Aminossadati, S. M., Kizil, M. S., Sheridan, E. and Bowen, W. P. (2012). Methane sensing in underground coal mines using a microstructured optical fibre. In: 2012 Australian Mining Technology Conference proceedings. 2012 Australian Mining Technology Conference, Perth, WA, Australia, (141-150). 8 - 10 October 2012.

  • Noraei, N., Aminossadati, S. M. and Prochon, E. (2011). Experimental simulation of flow behaviour in drainage boreholes. In: Proceedings of the 2011 Australian Mining Technology Conference. 2011 Australian Mining Technology Conference, Noosa, Australia, (55-60). 12-14 September 2011.

  • Shemshad, J., Aminossadati, S. M. and Kizil, M. (2011). Methane concentration measurement using tunable diode laser in near infrared spectrum. In: Proceedings of the 2011 Australian Mining Technology Conference. 2011 Australian Mining Technology Conference, Noosa, Australia, (36-43). 12-14 September 2011.

  • Shemshad, Javad, Aminossadati, Saiied M. and Kizil, Mehmet S. (2010). The effect of temperature, pressure and path-length in spectroscopic detection of methane in near infrared spectrum. In: Paul Lever and Peter Knights, 2010 Australian Mining Technology Conference : "technology changing the mining business footprint". 2010 Australian Mining Technology Conference, Perth, Australia, (57-64). 13-15 September 2010.

  • Skewes, C. J. and Aminossadati, S. M. (2010). Underground coal mining development face ventilation. In: Paul Lever and Peter Knights, 2010 Australian Mining Technology Conference : "Technology changing the mining business footprint". 2010 Australian Mining Technology Conference, Perth, Australia, (65-75). 13-15 September 2010.

  • Aminossadati, Saiied M. and Ghasemi, B. (2009). A numerical study on the flow and heat transfer characteristics of underground auxiliary ventilation systems. In: Mine Ventilation. 9th International Mine Ventilation Congress, New Delhi, India, (737-746). 10th – 13th November, 2009.

  • Javad Shemshad Shadbad, Aminossadati, Saiied M. and Kizil, Mehmet S. (2009). A sequential multipoint fibre optic methane sensing system. In: L. Trajkovic, Wireless and Optical Communications (WOC). 9th IASTED International Conference, Banff, Canada, (6-10). July 2009.

  • Arash Ejlali and Aminossadati, Saiied M. (2009). Numerical analysis of fluid flow and heat transfer through a reactive coal stockpile. In: P.J. Witt and M.P. Schwarz, Computational Fluid Dynamics in Minerals and Process Industries. 7th International Conference on CFD in the Minerals and Process Industries, Melbourne, Australia, (1-6). 9-11 December 2009.

  • Arash Ejlali, Aminossadati, Saiied M. and Beamish, Bevan B. (2009). Side angle optimisation of coal stockpiles. In: Knights, Peter and Lever, Paul J.A., Technology Solutions for Challenging Financial Times. 2009 Australian Mining Technology Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (67-75). October 2009.

  • Javad Shemshad Shadbad, Aminossadati, Saiied M. and Kizil, Mehmet S. (2009). Simulation of methane detection in near infrared spectrum. In: Knights, Peter and Lever, Paul J.A., Technology Solutions for Challenging Financial Times. 2009 Australian Mining Technology Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (146-152). October 2009.

  • Aminossadati, S. M. and Netscher, N. (2008). Feasibility of incorporation radial flow heat pipes into haul truck tyre applications. In: P. Knights and P. J. A. Lever, Proceedings of: 2008 Australian Mining Technology Conference. 2008 Australian Mining Techology Conference, Novotel Twin Waters Resort , Queensland, (71-86). 16-18 September, 2008.

  • Shemshad, J., Aminossadati, S. M. and Mohammed, N. (2008). Fibre optics and temperature measurements. In: P. Knights and P. J. A. Lever, Proceedings of: 2008 Australian Mining Technology Conference. 2008 Australian Mining Techology Conference, Novotel Twin Waters Resort , Queensland, (107-116). 16-18 September, 2008.

  • Ejlali, A., Aminossadati, S. M. and Beamish, B. B. (2008). Numerical modelling of wind-driven flow fields around coal stockpiles. In: P. Knights and P.J.A. Lever, Proceedings of: 2008 Australian Mining Technology Conference. 2008 Australian Mining Techology Conference, Novotel Twin Waters Resort , Queensland, (87-93). 16-18 September 2008.

  • Aminossadati, Saiied M. and Hooman, Kamel (2008). Numerical simulation of ventilation air flow in underground mine workings. In: K. G. Wallace, 12th U.S./North American Mine Ventilation Symposium 2008. 12th U.S./North American Mine Ventilation Symposium 2008, Reno, Nevada, USA, (253-259). 9-11 June, 2008.

  • Aminossadati, S.M. and Ghasemi, B. (2008). The effect of a baffle on the heat transfer in underground auxiliary ventalitation systems. In: Brebbia, C.A., Kaliampakos, D. and Prochazka, P., First International Conference on Underground Spces - Design, Engineering and Environmental Aspects. Underground Spaces, The New Forest, UK, (179-188). 8-10 September 2008. doi:10.2495/US080191

  • Ghasemi, B. and Aminossadati, S. M. (2007). Computational modelling of natural convection from a heat source located in a two-cell enclosure. In: 8th Biennial Engineering Mathematics & Applications Conference. 8th Biennial Engineering Mathematics & Applications Conference, Hobart, Tasmania, (1-17). 1-4 July, 2007.

  • Gray, A., Aminossadati, S. M. and Stolberg, D. J. (2007). Goaf drainage design for Moranbah North Mine. In: M. Hood, P. Knights and P. J. A. Lever, Proceedings of the 2007 Australian Mining Technology Conference. 2007 Australian Mining Technology Conference, The Vines, Western Australia, (333-348). 2-4 October 2007.

  • Simmonds, L. and Aminossadati, S. M. (2007). Measurement of heat parameters at Grasstree Mine. In: M. Hood, P. Knights and P. J. A. Lever, Proceedings of the 2007 Australian Mining Technology Conference. 2007 Australian Mining Technology Conference, The Vines, Western Australia, (349-360). 2-4 October, 2007.

  • Aminossadati, S. M. and Ghasemi, B. (2004). A numerical investigation on the natural convection flow in a two-section enclosure. In: Proceedings of: 8th International and 12th Annual Mechanical Engineering Conference. 8th International and 12th Annual Mechanical Engineering Conference, Tehran, Iran, (1-7). May 2004.

  • Aminossadati, S. M. (2003). Calibration of a four-hole pressure probe in a low speed flow. In: Proceedings of: 11th Annual Conference (International) of Mechanical Engineering. 11th Annual Conference (International) of Mechanical Engineering, Mashhad University, Iran, (1-15). 2003.

  • Aminossadati, S. M. and Mee, D. J. (2002). Uncertainty analysis for the measurements of aerodynamic loss of cooled turbine blades. In: P. Pemberton, M. Turner and I. Jacobs, The Fifth Biennial Engineering Mathematics and Applications Conference. The Fifth Biennial Engineering Mathematics and Applications Conference, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, (67-72). 29/09/02 - 02/10/02.

  • Aminossadati, S.M. and Mee, D.J. (1995). Simulation of Aerodynamic Loss for Trailing-edge coolant ejection in gas turbine blades. In: Twelfth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 12th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Sydney , Australia, (73-76). 10-15 December 1995.

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