Mason Marzbali

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


PhD. in Mechanical Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Graduate Certificate in University Teaching,
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
MASc. in Mechanical Engineering,
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
BSc. in Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Dr. Marzbali has worked on cutting-edge R&D projects in collaboration with international companies such as Siemens, Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney while he was a researcher and lecturer in Canada before joining the American University in Dubai as an Assistant Professor in 2017. He is the holder of an international patent, Method and system for reducing liquid droplet impact damage by super-hydrophobic surfaces, with Siemens.

Dr. Marzbali is an active reviewer for Journal of Physics of Fluids, Journal of Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer and IEEE. He is also the recipient of several prestigious awards and scholarships such as Hydro Quebec Study Award. He received multiple research grants from governmental agencies such as: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Le Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies (FQRNT), Consortium de Recherche et d'Innovation en Aérospatiale au Québec (CRIAQ), Hydro Quebec, and Nano Quebec.

He speaks three languages (English, French, Persian) fluently and he is familiar with Spanish and Arabic.

Teaching Interests:

  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Heat & Mass Transfer
  • Energy Systems
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Turbomachinery
  • Numerical Methods
  • Mechanical Engineering Design (Capstone) Project

Research Interests:

  • Liquid Impingement Erosion (LIE)
  • Fluid-Solid Interaction (FSI)
  • Multi-phase and interfacial flows
  • Liquid jet breakup, fuel spray and atomization
  • Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP)
  • Automotive Aerodynamics
  • Additive Manufacturing

ORCID | Research Projects and Potential Collaboration

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