Degrees / Education

  • 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

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

Academic Distinctions

  • College of Engineering Outstanding Career Scholarly Research Achievement Award, Drexel University, 2018
  • Elected Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers - 2015
  • Senior Member of IEEE - 2017
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award, 1997

Select 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)

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