Assoc. Prof. Amirhossein Pakseresht, PhD.

Scientific background:

  • Thermal barrier coating (Modern TBCs)
  • Hot corrosion
  • Splat morphology
  • Thin films prepared by PVD and PECVD methods
  • Ceramic and metallic composite
  • High entropy alloys

 International projects:

  • HORIZON 2020, WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017-TeamingPhase2, Centre for functional and surface-functionalized glasses, 3/2017 – 2/2024

National projects:

  • VEGA PROJECT, Hot corrosion and thermal shock behavior of new thermal barrier coating based on fluorite structure (Main responsible) 2020 — 2024
  •  more than 10 National projects in the field of surface science and composite material

Publication activity:

  • Books: 4
  • Chapters in monographs: 4
  • publications in scientific journals: +55
  • Contributed lectures at conferences: 24
  • Invited lectures: 4
  • Citations: +2100
  • h-Index: 26
  • Patents: 5
  • Editor and Guest editor of Journals: 7

The most significant publications :


  • Pakseresht, Amirhossein and Omid Sharifahmadian, editors. Handbook of Research on Tribology in Coatings and Surface Treatment. IGI Global, 2022, (pp. 1-470).
  • Alebrahim, M., Pakseresht, A., Jafari, R., and Galusek, D., (2022). The Effect of Additional Ceramic Fiber on Wear and Mechanical Properties of Thermal Barrier Coatings. In A. Pakseresht, & O. Sharifahmadian (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Tribology in Coatings and Surface Treatment (pp. 1-19). IGI Global. Chapter 1
  • Pakseresht, A., and et al. (2022). Failure mechanisms and structure tailoring of YSZ and new candidates for thermal barrier coatings: a systematic review. Materials & Design, 111044.
  • Trentin, , Pakseresht, A., Duran, A., Castro, Y., & Galusek, D. (2022). Electrochemical Characterization of Polymeric Coatings for Corrosion Protection: A Review of Advances and Perspectives. Polymers, 14(12), 2306.
  • Parchovianská, I., Parchovianský, M., Pecušová, B., Hanzel, O., & Pakseresht, (2022). Synthesis and Characterization of Fluorite-Type La2Ce2O7 Plasma Sprayable Powder for TBCs Application. Materials, 15(11), 4007.
  • Amirtharaj Mosas, K. K., Chandrasekar, A. R., Dasan, A., Pakseresht,, & Galusek, D. (2022). Recent Advancements in Materials and Coatings for Biomedical Implants. Gels, 8(5), 323.
  • Parchovianský, M., Parchovianská, I., Hanzel, O., Netriová, Z., & Pakseresht, A. (2022). Phase Evaluation, Mechanical Properties and Thermal Behavior of Hot-Pressed LC-YSZ Composites for TBC Applications. Materials, 15(8), 2839.
  • Rozman, M., Štukovnik, Z., Sušnik, A., Pakseresht, A., Hočevar, M., Drobne, D., & Bren, U. (2022). A HepG2 Cell-Based Biosensor That Uses Stainless Steel Electrodes for Hepatotoxin Detection. Biosensors, 12(3), 160.
  • Rozman, M., Mavrič, A., Kravanja, G., Valant, M., & Pakseresht, A. (2022). Ultra-low-cost, flexible and durable electrochromic tape device based on aluminum foil. Electrochimica Acta, 404, 139760.


  • Pakseresht, A. H., Mousavi, S. M., Saremi, M., Ghasali, E., & Rajaei, H. (2021). Microstructure and mechanical properties of YSZ-alumina composites designed for thermal barrier coatings. Materials at High Temperatures, 38(1), 23-30.
  • Sharifianjazi, F., Esmaeilkhanian, A., Moradi, M., Pakseresht, A., Asl, M. S., Karimi-Maleh, H., … & Varma, R. S. (2021). Biocompatibility and mechanical properties of pigeon bone waste extracted natural nano-hydroxyapatite for bone tissue engineering. Materials Science and Engineering: B, 264, 114950.
  • Abuchenari, A., Sharifianjazi, F., Pakseresht, A., Pudineh, M., & Esmaeilkhanian, A. (2021). Effect of aluminum on microstructural and magnetic properties of nanostructured (Fe85Ni15) 97Al3 alloy produced via mechanical alloying. Advanced Powder Technology, 32(2), 337-345.


  • Pakseresht, A. H., Kimiayi, A., Alizadeh, M., Nuranian, H., & Faeghinia, A. (2020). Microstructural study and hot corrosion behavior of bimodal thermal barrier coatings under laser heat treatment. Ceramics International, 46(11), 19217-19227.
  • Sharifianjazi, F.; Pakseresht, A. H. .; Shahedi Asl, M. .; Esmaeilkhanian, A. .; Nargesi khoramabadi, H. .; Won Jang, H.; Shokouhimehr, M. Hydroxyapatite Consolidated by Zirconia: Applications for Dental Implant. compos. compd. 2020, 2, 26-34.
  • Ghambari, M., Ebadzadeh, T., Pakseresht, A. H., & Ghasali, E. (2020). Preparation of Ag/reduced graphene oxide reinforced copper matrix composites through spark plasma sintering: an investigation of microstructure and mechanical properties. Ceramics International, 46(9), 13569-13579.
  • Sharifianjazi, F., Moradi, M., Parvin, N., Nemati, A., Rad, A. J., Sheysi, N., … & Asl, M. S. (2020). Magnetic CoFe2O4 nanoparticles doped with metal ions: a review. Ceramics International, 46(11), 18391-18412.
  • Sharifianjazi, F., Moradi, M., Abouchenari, A., Pakseresht, A. H., Esmaeilkhanian, A., Shokouhimehr, M., & Asl, M. S. (2020). Effects of Sr and Mg dopants on biological and mechanical properties of SiO2–CaO–P2O5 bioactive glass. Ceramics International, 46(14), 22674-22682.
  • Targhi, V. T., Omidvar, H., Sharifianjazi, F., & Pakseresht, A. (2020). Hot corrosion behavior of aluminized and Si-modified aluminized coated IN-738LC produced by a novel hot-dip process. Surfaces and Interfaces, 21, 100599.
  • Abbaszadeh, S., Pakseresht, A., Omidvar, H., & Shafiei, A. (2020). Investigation of the High-Temperature Oxidation Behavior of the Al0. 5CoCrFeNi High Entropy Alloy. Surfaces and Interfaces, 21, 100724.



  • Derakhshandeh, A.H. Pakseresht et al. Comparison of spark plasma and microwave sintering of mullite based composite: mullite/Ta2O5 reaction, Ceramic International, vol. 44, pp.13176-13181, 2018
  • A.H.Pakseresht*, Microstructural Investigation of BaTiO3 Plasma Sprayed Coating Deposited by Splash and Disk-Like Splats , Journal of Environmental Friendly Materials, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2018, 1-6
  • H.Alizadeh, A.H.pakseresht, et al., The Effect of accelerator types on the phosphate Zn-%12Ni electrodeposite coating, Material Sci & Eng. Int . Journal, Vol.2, pp. 224-229, 2018
  • A.H. Pakseresht, Editor of “Production, Properties, and Applications of High Temperature Coatings” IGI Global, USA, pp.,1-557, 2018
  • Hasanzadeh, A.H. Pakseresht, et al.” Investigation on improved-durability thermal barrier coatings- an overview of nanostructured, multilayered and self-healing TBCs” IGI Global, 2018 ,USA,  20-30. Chapter 3
  • Ashrafiyan, A.H. Pakseresht, et al.” Oxidation-Protective Coatings for Carbon-Carbon Composites” IGI Global, 2018 ,USA,  250-260. Chapter 16


  • Shirvanimoghaddam, A.H.Pakseresht, et. al, Review: Carbon fiber reinforced metal matrix composites: Fabrication processes and properties, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, Vol. 92, pp 70-96, 2017
  • E.Ghasali, K. Shirvanimoghaddam, A.H. Pakseresht, M. Alizadeh, , T.E badzadeh, Vanadium carbide reinforced aluminum matrix composite prepared by conventional, microwave and spark plasma sintering, Evaluation of microstructure and mechanical properties of Al-TaC composites prepared by spark plasma sintering process, Journal of Alloys and Compounds,Vol. 705, pp 283-289, 2017
  • Alireza Jam, Seyed Mohammad Reza Derakhshandeh, HoseinRajaei, Amir Hossein Pakseresht*, Evaluation of microstructure and electrochemical behavior of dual-layer NiCrAlY/mullite plasma sprayed coating on high silicon cast iron alloy, Ceramic International, Vol 43, pp 14146-14155, 2017
  • E.Ghasali, M.Alizadeh, A.H. Pakseresht, T.E badzadeh, Preparation of silicon carbide/carbon fiber composites through high-temperature spark plasma sintering, Journal of Asian Ceramic Societies, Vol. 5, pp. 472-478, 2017
  • Bagheri, M.R. Vaezi, A. Ghader, A.H.Pakseresht et al, Hydroxyapatite/silica Nanopowders Deposition on Ti Substrate by Plasma Spray Method,Jorunal ofAdvanced CeramicsProgress, Vol. 3. Pp 21-24, 2017


  • A.H. Pakseresht, A. H. Javadi, M.Bahrami, A.Simchi, Spark plasma sintering of a multilayer thermal barrier coating on Inconel 738 superalloy: Microstructural development and hot corrosion behavior, Ceramic International, Vol. 42, No. 2,  pp. 2770-2779, 2016
  • A.H. Pakseresht, A. H. Javadi, E. Ghasali, A. Shahbazkhan, S. Shakhesi, Evaluation of hot corrosion behavior of plasma sprayed thermal barrier coatings with graded intermediate layer and double ceramic top layer. Surface and coating technology, Vol. 288, pp 36-45. 2016
  • A.H. Pakseresht*, M.R. Rahimipour, M.R. Vaezi, M. Salehi, Effect of heat treatment on the microstructure and dielectric property of   plasma sprayed Barium titanate films, International Journal of Materials Research, vol. 107, pp. 28 -34, 2016
  • A.H. Pakseresht, H. AhmadianBaghbaderani,Role of different fractions of nano-size SiC and milling time on the microstructure and mechanical properties of Al-SiCnanocomposites, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Vol., 69, pp.1007-1014, 2016
  • A.H. Pakseresht*, M.R. Rahimipour, M.R. Vaezi, M. Salehi ,Thermal plasma spheroidization and spray deposition of barium titanate powder and characterization of the sprayable powder, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vo; 173, pp. 395-403, 2016
  • K. Shirvanimoghaddam,   A. H. Pakseresht, Effect of B4C, TiB2 and ZrSiO4 ceramic particles on mechanical properties of aluminium matrix composites: experimental investigation and predictive modeling, Ceramic International, Vol. 42, pp. 6206-6220, 2016
  • K. Shirvanimoghaddam , H. Khayyam, H.Abdizadeh, M. Akbari, A.H.Pakseresht, E.Gasali, M. Naebe,  Boron carbide reinforced aluminium matrix composite: Physical, mechanical characterization and mathematical modelling, Materials Science & Engineering A, Vol. 658, pp. 135-149, 2016
  • E.Ghasali, A.H. Pakseresht, M. Alizadeh, K. Shirvanimoghaddam, T.E badzadeh, Vanadium carbide reinforced aluminum matrix composite prepared by conventional, microwave and spark plasma sintering, Journal of Alloys and Compounds,Vol. 688, pp 527-533, 2016
  • A.H. Pakseresht, M.R. Rahimipour,M. Alizadeh, S.M.M. Hadavi”Concept of advanced thermal barrier functional coatings in high temperature engineering components” IGI Global, 2016 ,USA,  396-419


  • A.H. Pakseresht*, M.R. Rahimipour, M.R. Vaezi, M. Salehi, Effect of splat morphology on microstructure and dielectric property of plasma sprayed Barium titanate films, Applied Surface Science,Vol. 324, pp. 797–806, 2015
  • A.H. Pakseresht, A.H. Javadi, M. Nejati, K. Shirvanimoghaddam, E. Ghasali, R. Teimouri, Statistical analysis and multiobjective optimization of process parameters in plasma spraying of partially stabilized zirconia, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 75, pp. 739-753. 2015
  • H. Pakseresht, E. Ghasali, M. Nejati, K. Shirvanimoghaddam, A. H. Javadi, and R. Teimouri, “Development empirical-intelligent relationship between plasma spray parameters and coating performance of Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia,” The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 76, pp-1031-1045, 2015
  • E.Ghasali, A.H. Pakseresht, F. Safari, M.Aghili, T.E badzadeh, Investigation on microstructure and mechanical behavior of Al–ZrB2  composite prepared by microwave and spark plasma sintering, Materials Science & Engineering A, vol.627, pp.27-30, 2015
  • A.H. Pakseresht*, M.R. Rahimipour, M.R. Vaezi, M. Salehi, Effect of morphology and nonbounded interface on dielectric properties of plasma sprayed BaTiO3 Coating, Journal of Advanced Materials and Processing, Vol.2, No. 4, pp. 25-32, 2014
  • M.R. Loghman, M. Nejati, H.Edris, H.Jamali, A.H.Pakseresht, Evaluation of hot corrosion behavior of plasma sprayed Scandia and yttria co-stabilized nanostructured thermal barrier coatings in the presence of molten sulfate and vanadate salt, Journal of European Ceramic Society, Vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 693-702, 2015
  • K. Shirvanimoghaddam, H. Abdizadeh, F. Abdi, A.H. Pakseresht, A.Shahbazkhan, A. Abbasi, Investigation of discontinuously reinforced aluminium metal matrix composite fabricated by two different micron ceramic reinforcements (ZrSiO4, B4C): Comparative Study,  journal of metallic material, Vol. 53, pp-1-7, 2015
  • E.Ghasali, M.Alizadeh, T.E badzadeh, A.H. Pakseresht, Investigation on microstructural and mechanical properties of B 4 C–aluminum matrix composites prepared by microwave sintering, Journal of materials research and technology, Vol.4, No. 4,  pp. 411-415, 2015
  • M. Nejati, M.R. Rahimipour, I. Mobasherpour and A.H. Pakseresht, Microstructural analysis and thermal shock behavior of CSZ, CSZ/Micro Al2O3 and CSZ/Nano Al2O3 plasma sprayed thermal barrier coatings, Surface and coating technology, Vol.282, pp. 129-138, 2015

Doctoral studies:

Study part: Profile subjects:

Inorganic technologies and materials I


Physical Chemistry, Coatings and thin films: preparation of characterization,

Scientific part:

Supervisor of PhD. students

Experimental work I-IX, Publication activity I and II, Active participation in a conference I and II


  • 2003: BS: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran. Thesis: Investigating the effects of Si and P on the wear behavior of Al _Si casted in ambient Team & preheated models at a temperature of 400 ”
  • 2005: MS: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tehran, Iran. Thesis: Investigating slurry composition (in investment casting) associated with surface quality & turbine blade defects.
  • 2015:Ph.D: Materials and Energy Research Center,Tehran, Iran. Thesis: The effect of individual splat morphology on the micro-structure, physical and mechanical properties of plasma sprayed barium titanate film
  • 2018: Postdoc: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran. Thesis: Thermal barrier coating reinforced with ceramic fibers.
  • 2019: Adjunct research assistant prof.Amirkabir university (Tehran Polytechnic) Tehran, Iran.

Awards, scholarships and research stays:

  • Horizon 2020 grant: Centre for Functional and Surface-Functionalized Glasses, Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín, Trenčín, Slovakia, 2017-2024
  • Awards, grant of Iran National Science Foundationfor Postdoc position
  • Best reviewer for Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, 2018, 2020

 Other activities:

  • Served as editorial board  of more than 4 international scientific journals.
  • Reviewer of more than 10 international scientific journals.​ Such as Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Applied Surface Science, Ceramic International, Surface Review and Letters (SRL), Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, Ceramics Progress, Alloys and compounds
  • Member of Iranian Metallurgical Engineering Society
  • Awarded member of National Elites Foundation
  • Member of Slovak Silicate Society
  • Member of Slovak Glass society
Assoc. Prof. Amirhossein Pakseresht, PhD.
Assoc. Prof. Amirhossein Pakseresht, PhD.
Head of the Department of Coatings

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