Dr. Tafreshi is currently a Professor of Mechanical Engineering
at Virginia Commonwealth University, and has been with the
Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department since 2007, as
Assistant Professor (2007–2012) and Associate Professor (2012–2015).
Dr. Tafreshi’s research is in the areas of computational and
experimental multiphase flows. His main focus is on
single/multiphase fluid, heat, and particle transport through
fibrous and porous media. He is also active in modeling interfacial
phenomena and superhydrophobicity. He has more than 100 journal
publications in the above and other areas of thermo-fluid sciences,
including liquid jets and nozzle flows.