New head of Department of Coatings

From the January 14th the Department of Coatings has got a new head – Dr. Amirhossein Pakseresht from Iran.

He received his undergraduate study in materials science and engineering from Tehran University. Pakseresht completed his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering at Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC), Iran, in 2015. During his PhD, he worked as a researcher in MERC. After completion of his Ph.D. He joined the Tehran University as a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of material engineering. In 2019, he has joined Amirkabir university (Tehran Polytechnic) as an adjunct research assistant prof. His research interests lie in the area of plasma spraying, with a focus on splat morphology and new thermal barrier coatings. He also has collaborated actively in multidisciplinary of materials science, particularly surface science and composite materials. Dr. Pakseresht authored a book titled production, properties and application of high temperature coatings in IGI Global, USA. He also authored a book titled Physical chemistry and thermodynamic of materials ( in Persian). He has published more than 40 journal papers, 5 patents and 3 international book chapters. He is an industry expert with more than 10 years of successful experience. He also, teaches physical chemistry of materials, thermodynamics of materials, non-destructive testing, and physical properties of materials. He is a member of editorial board and reviewer of more than 10 international scientific journals.​