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Masoud Soroush

Office: CAT 484
Phone: 215-895-1710
Fax: 215-895-5837
Website: Research Group Website
Curriculum Vitae: PDF


PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1992; MSE, Electrical Engineering: Systems, University of Michigan, 1991; MSE, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1988; BS, Chemical Engineering, Abadan Institute of Technology, Iran, 1985

Selected Awards

Best Presentation Awards, American Control Conferences, 1998, 2006, 2012
The O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award, American Automatic Control Council, 1999 (with S. Tatiraju and R. Mutharasan)
Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching, Drexel University, 1999
NSF Faculty Early CAREER Award, 1997
Research Initiation Award, Petroleum Research Fund–American Chemical Society, 1994

Research Interests

Modeling, control and optimization of solar cell, fuel cell and power storage systems
Probabilistic risk assessment and mitigation
Polymerization reaction engineering
Process systems engineering
Polymer membranes
Multiscale mathematical modeling

Selected Publications

Arabi Shamsabadi, A., F. Seidi, M. Nozari, and M. Soroush, “A New Pentiptycene-Based Dianhydride and its High-Free-Volume Polymer for CO2 Removal,” ChemSusChem, DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201701491 (2017)

Zirehpour, A., A. Rahimpour, A. Arabi Shamsabadi, and M. Soroush, “Mitigation of TFC-Membrane Biofouling via Immobilizing Nano-Sized Biocidal Reservoirs in the Membrane Active Layer,” ACS Environmental Sci. & Tech., 51(10), 5511–5522 (2017)

Arabi Shamsabadi, A., F. Seidi, E, Salehi, M. Nozari, A. Rahimpour, and M. Soroush, “Efficient CO2-Removal Using Novel Mixed-Matrix Membranes with Modified TiO2 Nanoparticles,” J. of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 4011–4025 (2017)

Mokhtari, S., A. Rahimpour, A. Arabi Shamsabadi, S. Habibzadeh, and M. Soroush, “Enhancing Performance and Surface Antifouling Properties of Polysulfone Ultrafiltration Membranes with Salicylate-Alumoxane Nanoparticles,” Applied Surface Sci., 393, 93–102 (2017)

Smolin, Y.Y., M. Soroush, and K.K. S. Lau, “Oxidative Chemical Vapor Deposition of Polyaniline Thin Films,” Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 8, 1266–1276 (2017)

Smolin, Y.Y., M. Soroush, and K.K.H. Lau, “Influence of oCVD Polyaniline Film Chemistry in Carbon-Based Supercapacitors,” Ind. & Eng. Chem. Research, 56(21), 6221–6228 (2017)

Smolin, Y.Y., K.L. Van Aken, M. Boota, M. Soroush, Y. Gogotsi, and K.K.H. Lau, “Engineering Ultrathin Polyaniline in Micro/Mesoporous Carbon Supercapacitor Electrodes using Oxidative Chemical Vapor Deposition,” Advanced Materials Interfaces, 4(8), 1601201 (2017)

Mohseni Ahooyi, T., J.E. Arbogast, W.D. Seider, U.G. Oktem, and M. Soroush, “Model-Predictive Safety System for Proactive Detection of Operation Hazards,” AIChE J., 62, 2024–2042 (2016)

Arabi Shamsabadi, A., Moghadam, N., P. Corcoran, S. Srinivasan, M.C. Grady, A.M. Rappe, and M. Soroush, “Study of n-Butyl Acrylate Self-Initiation Reaction Experimentally and via Macroscopic Mechanistic Modeling,” Processes, 4(2), 15; doi:10.3390/ pr4020015 (2016)