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Shooshtari, Amir

Shooshtari, Amir

Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Center for Environmental Energy Engineering
Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building



Amir H. Shooshtari is a Research Professor in the Small and Smart Thermal Systems at the University of Maryland, College Park.  He received his Ph.D. in 2004 in Mechanical Engineering. Since 2005, he has been a member of research faculty at the University of Maryland.  His research interests include design and development of advanced thermofluid processes, electronic cooling, two-phase flow and fluid flow in porous media. Dr. Shooshtari is the author or co-author of over 20 publications in international journals and conferences. He is a member of ASHARE and ASME. He is recipient of ASHRAE Grant-in-aid Fellowship (2003–2004) and ASHRAE National Capital Chapter Scholarship Award (2003).


Kailkhura and Vathsavai Win Best Consortium Student Presentation Award, Spring 2019

Research sponsors voted theirs best out of 15 presentations.

University of Maryland Sponsors ITHERM 2017 Conference

Professor Michael Ohadi is serving as General Chair of the conference organizing committee.

UMD Teams Awarded Over $5 Million to Improve Power Plant Cooling Technologies

The U.S. Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) funds two UMD teams to improve power plant cooling efficiency.

UMD Team Receives ASME AESD 2013 Best Paper Award

Pioneering work in mass transfer application of micro surfaces and fluidics.

UMD Team Receives ASME AESD 2013 Best Paper Award

Department of Mechanical Engineering Team led by Professor Michael Ohadi wins 2013 ASME AESD Best Paper Award.

ME Graduate Students Awarded ASHRAE Grant-in-Aid Funds

Awards to Fund HVAC Research for Vytenis Benetis & Sourav Chowdhury.

ASHRAE Student Chapter Elects Officers

On Thursday, October 17, the ASHRAE student chapter election was held.