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Javad AlaviMehr

Lecturer in Maritime Engineering
National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics

Room G84, Swanson Building, Newnham Campus

+61 3 6324 9475 (phone)

Javad.Alavimehr@utas.edu.au

Dr Javad AlaviMehr is a Lecturer at the National Centre of Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics of the Australian Maritime College, an institute of University of Tasmania.

Biography

Dr Javad AlaviMehr completed his bachelor of engineering degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at Persian Gulf University in Iran in 2003. Then he commenced his master degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at Sharif University of Technology in 2003. He completed his master degree in 2005 and then commenced his full-time position as head of Naval Architecture in Procurement Department of ISOICO (Iran Shipbuilding and Offshore Industries Complex Co.).

Gaining a lot of experiences during his collaboration with marine industries for many years, Dr AlaviMehr decided to continue his education after he was awarded an IPRS scholarship to conduct his PhD at School of Engineering-University of Tasmania (UTAS) in 2012.

In 2012 Dr AlaviMehr commenced his PhD at UTAS in collaboration with INCAT and Australian Maritime College (AMC) on motion control system of high-speed catamarans through experimental investigation of a hydroelastic segmented catamaran model. This project was funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and INCAT to investigate the influence of Ride Control System (RCS) on the motion and load response of a 112 m INCAT high-speed wave-piercer catamaran through towing tank testing in head seas.

Today Dr AlaviMehr is a lecturer at AMC pursuing his research interests with INCAT on structural loads and motions response.

Career summary

Qualifications

  • PhD (2016) ‘The Influence of Ride Control Systems on the Motion and Load Response of a Hydroelastic Segmented Catamaran Model’, University of Tasmania, Australia
  • MEng (2005) ‘Design of a new cargo vessel for replacing traditional vessels in Persian Gulf’, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
  • BEng (2003) ‘Design of a 1200HP Tugboat’, Persian Gulf University, Iran

Languages (other than English)

  • Persian (Farsi)

Teaching

Teaching expertise

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Maritime Systems
  • Thermal and Fluid Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Ship Design
  • Thermodynamics
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Engineering Design & Project Management

Teaching responsibility

JEE360 - Maritime Systems

Research Invitations

Invited to review papers from Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA)-International Journal of Maritime Engineering (IJME) and Ocean Engineering

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Expertise

  • Ship Ride Control Systems
  • Hydrofoils
  • Ship Hydrodynamics
  • Ship Motions and Loads
  • Towing Tank Model Tests

Research Themes

  • Naval Architecture (091102)
  • Maritime Engineering (091199)
  • Ship and Platform Structures (091105)
  • Ocean Engineering (091103)
  • Mechanical Engineering (091399)
  • Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics (091104)
  • Marine Engineering (091101)
  • Control Systems, Robotics and Automation (090602)
  • Oceanography (040599)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (091501)
  • Industrial Design (120305)
  • Automotive Combustion and Fuel Engineering (incl. Alternative/Renewable Fuels) (090201)
  • Control Systems, Robotics and Automation (090602)
  • Metals and Alloy Materials (091207)

Awards

Awarded the Institution’s Medal of Distinction for the paper “Response of a high-speed wave piercing catamaran to an active ride control system”, published by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects in the 2017 Transactions.

Fields of Research

  • Mechanical Engineering (091399)
  • Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics (091104)
  • Marine Engineering (091101)

Research Objectives

  • Passenger Water Transport (880204)
  • Water Transport (880299)

Publications

Total publications

6

Journal Article

(4 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017AlaviMehr J, Lavroff J, Davis MR, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'An experimental investigation of ride control algorithms for high-speed catamarans Part 1: Reduction of ship motions', Journal of Ship Research, 61, (1) pp. 35-49. ISSN 0022-4502 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5957/JOSR.61.1.160041 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Lavroff J; Davis MR; Holloway DS; Thomas GA

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2017AlaviMehr J, Lavroff J, Davis MR, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'An experimental investigation of ride control algorithms for high-speed catamarans Part 2: Mitigation of wave impact loads', Journal of Ship Research, 61, (2) pp. 1-13. ISSN 1542-0604 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5957/JOSR.61.2.160046 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Lavroff J; Davis MR; Holloway DS

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2016AlaviMehr J, Davis MR, Lavroff J, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'Response of a high-speed wave-piercing catamaran to an active ride control system', Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Transactions. Part A. International Journal of Maritime Engineering, 158, (Part A4) pp. A325-A335. ISSN 1479-8751 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2016.a4.382 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Davis MR; Lavroff J; Holloway DS

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2015AlaviMehr J, Davis MR, Lavroff J, 'Low Reynolds number performance of a model scale t-foil', International Journal of Maritime Engineering, 157, (Part A3) pp. A175-A187. ISSN 1479-8751 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2015.a3.336 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Davis MR; Lavroff J

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Conference Publication

(2 outputs)
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2017AlaviMehr J, Davis MR, Holloway DS, Lavroff J, Thomas GA, 'Optimisation of ride control operation to reduce motions and loads of high-speed catamarans', 14th International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation, 27-29 September 2017, Nantes, France, pp. 215-222. (2017) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Davis MR; Holloway DS; Lavroff J

2016Shahraki JR, Davis MR, Shabani B, AlaviMehr J, Thomas GA, et al., 'Mitigation of slamming of large wave-piercing catamarans', Proceedings of the 30th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, 2-7 November 2014, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 1-13. ISBN 9781862958500 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Shahraki JR; Davis MR; Shabani B; Thomas GA; Lavroff J; Amin WAI