School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Ali Bakhshandehrostami

Research Associate


Honor and awards:

  • 2018: awarded as “Top 1% reviewer for engineering” by Publons, 
  • 2017: Renewable energy reviewer award 2016 (Awarded August 01, 2017)
  • 2015: Certification of reviewer of Journal of Renewable Energy and also Journal of Construction and Building Materials (Awarded June 2015).
  • 2007: 9th marine conference (MIC2007), my paper about own-developed software for analysis of ship dynamics, is called SHIPDYNA, was highly regarded by the reviewers and commended by the chair of conference.


  • Bakhshandeh rostami A., Fernandes A.C. "Turbina de Autorrotação Para Extração de Energia Hidrocinética (Autorotated turbine for hydrokinetic energy harvesting)" (Patent number: BR 10 2015 030885 0).


Research Interests:

  • Renewable energy harvesting by VIM, offshore wind and hydrokinetic turbines. 
  • Probe into Fluid Solid Interaction (FSI).   
  • Nonlinear dynamics and applied mathematics
  • Viscous flow and surface effect.
  • Vortex Dynamics and Vortex Induced Motions (Buffeting, Galloping, Fluttering, VIV, etc.).
  • Theoretical and experimental investigation on Fluid Mechanics/Hydrodynamics.
  • Computational study on Fluid Mechanics/Hydrodynamics (CFD, BEM).
  • Dynamical analysis of offshore structure, riser and mooring, offshore drilling unit.

International contribution: 

  •  Guess editor in Journal of Water for a special issue about Pipeline Fluid mechanics ( 
  • Chair of session of “Wind Loads and Turbines”/Ocean Engineering, OMAE 2018, Madrid, Spain
  • Referee in top tier journals, i.e. J. Renewable energy, J. Applied energy, J. Nonlinear Dynamics, J. Ocean engineering, Part M: J. Eng. Maritime Env., J. Brazilian Society of Mechanical Science and Engineering.
  • My contribution in review of papers can be found in my Publons profile at

Mentoring and supervising:

  • Co-supervisor: (Late 2015 to the present), Department of Ocean Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)/Brazil, a Ph.D. student (Mr. Wu Hao) and a master student (Mateus Nehrer Nobre Nascimento Matos )
  • Co-supervisor: (May 2012 to September 2013), Department of Ocean Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)/Brazil, an undergraduate student (Mr. Lucas Canzian).
  • Co-supervisor: (January 2008 to January 2012), Department of Marine Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology/Iran, two master and two undergraduate students 



  • Department of Ocean Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)/Brazil, September 2013 to August 2014. I co-lectured, with my advisor, and guided students through the postgraduate courses of Dynamics of Floating Body, Nonlinear Dynamics, and also Vibration.

Teaching assistant:

  • Faculty of Engineering at Persian Gulf University/Iran, September 2003 to Jun 2005. I assisted students with undergraduate courses of Engineering Dynamics and Vibrations, Hydrostatics, Marine Hydrodynamics, and Fluid Mechanics.