Prof. Omid Mahian is a professor and PhD supervisor in School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Xian Jiaotong University. He is currently a member of the editorial board of Energy and Renewable Energy, an associate editor of Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry and Journal of Thermal Science, and a reviewer of more than 70 international journals.
Prof. Omid Mahian’s main research interests are the application of nanofluids in renewable energy systems (solar collectors and solar water desalination systems) and the analysis of exergy and entropy generation of energy systems. So far, he has published more than 140 research papers in top journals such as Physics report and Nano energy, and his papers have been cited more than 5500 times, among which 25 papers have been selected as ESI Global Highly Cited Papers, and he has been selected as Elsevier Global Highly Cited Scholar for two consecutive years. The paper "A review of the application of nanofluids in solar energy" published in the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer in 2013 is the most cited paper in the journal since 2012.
1. Solar Energy Systems
2. Entropy generation and exergy analysis in energy systems
3. Heat transfer in Nanofluids
4. Solar stills
5. Studies related to Ethics and Scientometrics