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Safa Jamali

Assistant Professor,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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Research Focus

microstructure-macroscopic properties relationship in complex fluids; rheology and physics of complex and structured fluids; colloidal suspensions; mesoscale computational science; computational fluid dynamics; physics of living systems; hemorheology and hemodynamics

Education

  • PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 2015

Research Overview

microstructure-macroscopic properties relationship in complex fluids; rheology and physics of complex and structured fluids; colloidal suspensions; mesoscale computational science; computational fluid dynamics; physics of living systems; hemorheology and hemodynamics

Selected Publications

  • S. Jamali, G.H. McKinley, R.C. Armstrong, Rheology, Microstructure and Heterogeneity in Thixotropic Elasto-Visco-Plastic Fluids, Physical Review Letters, 118,   2017, 048003
  • A. Boromand, S. Jamali, J. Maia, Structural Fingerprints of Yielding in Short-Ranged Attractive Colloidal Gels, Soft Matter, 13(2), 2017, 458-473
  • S. Liu, S. Jamali, J.-B. Baek, J. Maria, L. Dai, Solvent Induced Conformational Switching of Polymer Brush Functionalized Graphene Transistors, Macromolecules, 49(19), 2016, 7434-7441
  • S. Jamali, et al., A Gaussian-Inspired Auxiliary Thermostat for Non-Equilibrium Dissipative Particle Dynamics Simulations, Computer Physics Communications, 197, 2015, 27-34
  • S. Jamali, et al., Generalized Mapping of the Many-Body Dissipative Particle Dynamics Simulation Parameters onto Fluid Compressibility and the Flory-Huggins Theory, Journal of Chemical Physics, 142(16), 2015, 1-11
  • S. Jamali, et al., Microstructure and Rheology of Soft to Rigid Shear-Thickening Colloidal Suspensions, Journal of Rheology, 59(6), 2015, 1377-1395
  • S. Khani, S. Jamali, A. Boromand, M. Hore, J. Maia, Polymer-Mediated Nanorod Self-Assembly Predicted by Dissipative Particle Dynamics Simulations, Soft Matter, 11(34), 2015, 6881-6892
  • S. Jamali, A. Boromand, J. Maia, Viscosity Measurement Techniques in Dissipative Particle Dynamics, Computer Physics Communications, 196,          2015, 149-160
  • S. Jamali, M. Yamanoi, J. Maia, Bridging the Gap Between Microstructure and Macroscopic Behavior of Monodisperse and Bimodal Colloidal Suspensions, Soft Matter, 9(5), 2013, 1506-1515
  • S. Jamali, M.C. Paiva, J. Covas, Dispersion and Re-agglomeration Phenomena During Melt Mixing of Polypropylene with Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Polymer Testing, 32(4), 2013, 701-707

Faculty

Jul 28, 2020

Researching How Gravity Impacts Gel Materials Including Tests in Space

MIE Assistant Professor Safa Jamali is leading a $500K NSF grant, in collaboration with Ali Mohraz from University of California, Irvine, for studying “Bimodal Colloidal Assembly, Coarsening and Failure: Decoupling Sedimentation and Particle Size Effects”.

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Faculty

Jan 30, 2020

Eight COE Projects Selected for GapFund360

Northeastern’s GapFund360 program helps Northeastern’s researchers bridge the gap between promising lab results and demonstrating a commercially viable prototype. Awards range from $50K -$100K. Nine projects were selected from a pool of 39 applications from across the university; COE contributed 25 of the applications and seven projects were selected for funding. Congratulations to the following COE researchers whose projects were selected for Phase I or Phase II GapFund360 funding: ChE Assistant Professor Sidi Bencherif, MIE Assistant Professor Safa Jamali, ECE Assistant Professor Sarah Ostadabbas, ChE/COS Associate Professor Carolyn Lee-Parsons, ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia, ECE Associate Research Scientist Salvatore D’Oro, ECE Associate Professor Kaushik Chowdhury, ECE Principal Research Scientist Yousof Naderi, ECE Postdoc Ufuk Muncuk, ECE Professor Vincent Harris, ECE Associate Research Scientist Parisa Andalib, ECE Associate Professor Matteo Rinaldi, and ECE Research Assistant Professor Zhenyun Qian.

Faculty

Sep 01, 2017

New Faculty Spotlight: Safa Jamali

Safa Jamali joins the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department in September 2017 as an Assistant Professor.

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