SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Prof Ghasem Nasr
Prof Ghasem Nasr
postal addressSchool of Computing, Science and Engineering, Newton Building, Room G78, University of Salford, Salford , M5 4WT.
email addressG.G.Nasr@salford.ac.uk
telephone0161-295-5213
website addresshttp://www.cse.salford.ac.uk/srg
Key Memberships
Head of Research Centre: Engineering 2050 Research Centre
From October 2009 to September 2011.
Full Member of Research Centre: Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Engineering 2050 Research Centre
From October 2009 to September 2011.
Associate Member of Research Centre: Materials & Physics Research Centre
From October 2009 to August 2015.
Associate Head of School (Research & Innovation): School of Computing, Science & Engineering
From September 2015 to present.
Profile Summary

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Ghasem Ghavami-Nasr is a full Professor with the Chair in Mechanical Engineering and Innovation in the School of Computing, Science and Engineering (CSE). He is a Director of Spray and Petroleum Technology Research Groups and Head of Petroleum and Gas Engineering in the School of CSE.  He has over 25 years academic and industrial experience which encompasses research, innovation management, development, commercial and enterprise, curriculum development, management and resources.The group has collaborated and worked on various fundamental and applied research and development projects with over 80 multi-national companies and educational establishments.
Expert in ‘industrial’ atomiser design, atomisation processes, spray characterisation and their formation, utilising advanced laser instrumentations, imaging techniques, process development, CFD modelling and NPD (New Product Development) with ergonomics and cognitive issues. Supporting businesses and commerce worldwide utilising these skills protracted over two decades.
His pioneer works in ‘industrial’ spray, since 1988, has been embedded in every spray related matters and conference meetings worldwide. His work has application in nanotechnology, petroleum, steel manufacturing, pharmaceutical, food, agriculture, aerospace, propulsion, humidification, automotive, decontamination, aerosol, medical etc.
He is the lead author of three major books in Industrial Sprays and Atomisation, Gas Enginnering, downstream process (Springer Verlag publisher) and Next Generation of Domestic Aerosol  (Pending) with over 120 journal, refereed conference publications and industrial reports.

 

Key Projects
2019
Jul
KTP with Autac
Innovate UK, £143,066.00.
Principal Investigator: G Nasr (60%). Co-Investigators: A Nourian (35%), M Babaie (5%).
2019
Feb
MultiscaleSolar (GP4) additional funding
EC (Non-Framework), £16,719.00.
Principal Investigator: G Nasr (100%).
2016
Oct
KTP with Finishing Brands
Innovate UK, £140,624.00.
Principal Investigator: G Nasr (50%). Co-Investigator: A Nourian (50%).
2016
Apr
Geomechanical effects on hydraulically induced fracture, in a shale, during production
Institution of Civil Engineers, £24,057.00.
Principal Investigator: L Augusthus Nelson (40%). Co-Investigators: L Weekes (20%), G Nasr (20%), M Burby (20%).
2014
May
Study of sprays and Atomisation within Future Aerosol Valve Design
SALVALCO, £14,400.00.
Principal Investigator: G Nasr (75%). Co-Investigator: M Burby (25%).
2012
Aug
KTP with Vax Ltd
Technology Strategy Board, £119,153.00.
Principal Investigator: G Nasr (50%). Co-Investigator: M Burby (50%).
2005
Jan
KTP between University of Salford and Hughes Safety Showers Limited
Technology Strategy Board, £70,344.00.
Investigators: A Williams (30%), G Nasr (70%).
2004
Aug
Envirospray Project (Transfer)
EPSRC, £86,830.00.
Investigator: G Nasr (50%).
2004
Mar
Spray Measurements for Actuator Design
CPF Research Ltd, £22,500.00.
Investigator: G Nasr (100%).
Key Publications
Authored Books
Refereed Journal Articles
Other Journal Articles
Edited Books
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Patents
Reports
Key Presence
Consultancy Roles
1996
Feb

Generated approx. £2M (Academic Enterprise and Consultancy)

External Examiner Duties
2013
Jun
2013
Jan
2012
Jul
2012
Jun
2012
Jan
2011
Apr
2010
Jul
2009
Jan
2008
Jan
2004
Sep
Industrial Collaboration and Exploitation
2011
Nov
2009
Jan
2005
Sep
Internal University Support Received
2009
Jan

Aerosol Technology +Welding etc

Invited Papers and Lectures
2013
Jun
2012
Sep
2012
Feb
Memberships of External Bodies
2004
Jan
Other
2012
Mar
2012
Mar
1995
Sep
Other Evidence of External Esteem
2005
Jan
2004
Jan
2003
Jan
2000
Sep
2000
Jan
1996
Sep
1995
Sep