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Dr. Abdolali Sadaghiani

Phd in Mechanical Engineering

Work Experience

Research Fellow, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey (2020-present)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey (2019-2020)

Research Assistant, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland (2017)

Research Engineer, Computational Fluid Dynamics Center, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran (2012-2013)

Research Interests

Phase Change and Multiphase Flows

Thermal Management

Miniature Energy Systems

Surface Engineering

Biomimicry and Applied Biotechnology

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Last 5 Publications

  1. Niazi, S.; Sadaghiani, A. K.; Gharib, G.; Kaya, V. O.; Çelik, S.; Kutlu, Ö.; Koşar, A., Bio-coated surfaces with micro-roughness and micro-porosity: Next generation coatings for enhanced energy efficiency. Energy 2021, 119959.
  2. Chehrghani, M. M.; Abbasiasl, T.; Sadaghiani, A. K.; Koşar, A., Copper-Based Superhydrophobic Nanostructures for Heat Transfer in Flow Condensation. ACS Applied Nano Materials 2021.
  3. Sadaghiani, A. K.; Altay, R.; Noh, H.; Kwak, H. J.; Şendur, K.; Mısırlıoğlu, B.; Park, H. S.; Koşar, A., Effects of bubble coalescence on pool boiling heat transfer and critical heat flux – A parametric study based on artificial cavity geometry and surface wettability. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2020, 147, 118952.
  4. Motezakker, A. R.; Sadaghiani, A. K.; Çelik, S.; Larsen, T.; Villanueva, L. G.; Koşar, A., Optimum ratio of hydrophobic to hydrophilic areas of biphilic surfaces in thermal fluid systems involving boiling. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2019, 135, 164-174.
  5. Sadaghiani, A. K.; Motezakker, A. R.; Kasap, S.; Kaya, I. I.; Koşar, A., Foamlike 3D Graphene Coatings for Cooling Systems Involving Phase Change. ACS Omega 2018, 3 (3), 2804-2811.


A Thermal Management System and Method for Battery Cooling Applications – PCT/TR 2020/12789

Performance Enhancement in Thermal System with Porous Surfaces – PCT/TR2020/051161

Heat Exchanger with Enhanced Heat Transfer Surfaces – WO2019004967A2

Heat Exchanging Apparatus and Method – WO2019132835A1


American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)


  1. Dr. Gürsel Sönmez Research Award, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey (2019)
  2. 2nd prize, EFSUN Best Article Competition, Istanbul, Turkey (2019).
  3. Best Poster Award in 2018 ATFS Symposium, Izmir, Turkey (2018).
  4. Sedat Simavi Foundation Award in Natural Sciences for the paper entitled “Numerical and experimental investigation on the effects of diameter and length on high mass flux subcooled flow boiling” (2016)
  5. Best Paper Award in ASME IMECE 2014- MEMS Track, Montreal, Canada (2014)