Hessam Taherian, Ph.D., P.E.

Hessam Taherian, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology
Office Phone
Office Location
Olmsted Building, W211
W239 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057
Biography

Dr. Taherian has been teaching and conducting research in the field of thermal fluid systems since he received his PhD in 1998. Dr. Taherian is a licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania.

Research Interests

Ground-source Heat Pumps

Renewable Energy

Distributed Generation

Combined Power, Heating, and Cooling (CPHC)

Publications

Recent peer-reviewed journal articles:

Taherian H., Alvarado, JL., Languri, EM., Enhanced Thermophysical Properties of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Based Nanofluids. Part 2: Experimental Verification, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 82, pp. 4337 – 4344, 2018

Taherian H., Alvarado, JL., Languri, EM., Enhanced Thermophysical Properties of Multiwalled Carbon-Nanotube Based Nanofluids. Part 1: Critical Review, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 82, pp. 4326 – 4336, 2018

Hou G., Taherian H., Performance Analysis of a Hybrid Ground Source Heat Pump System Integrated with Liquid Dry Cooler. Applied Thermal Engineering, vol. 159, 113830, 2019

Hou G., Taherian H., Li, L., A Predictive TRNSYS Model for Long-Term Operation of a Hybrid Ground Source Heat Pump System with Innovative Horizontal Buried Pipe Type, Renewable Energy, 151 (2020) 1046 - 1054

Hou G., Taherian, H., Li, L., Fuse, J., Moradi, L., System Performance Analysis of a Hybrid Ground Source Heat Pump with Optimal Control Strategies based on numerical simulations, Geothermics, vol. 86, 2020, 101849

Mu, Q., Taherian, H., Penko, Z. S., Optimization of a renewables integrated distributed generation system for a university campus using Hooke-Jeeves algorithm, International Journal of Advanced Thermofluid Research Vol. 1, No. 1, 2020 ISSN 2455-1368.

Fatahian, H., Taherian, H., Salarian, H. Fatahian, E., Thermal performance of a ground heat exchanger in a cold climate: a CFD study, European Physics Journal Plus 136, 265 (2021).

Education

Ph.D. (Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada)

M.S., (Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran)

B.S., (Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran)

Course Schedule
Cornerstone Engineering Design
Energy Conservation Systems
Capstone Design