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Elmira Moosavi

Elmira Moosavi
Professeure
Degrees B.Sc. (Université de Téhéran, Iran), M.Eng, Ph.D. (McGill)
Office A-2968
Phone 514 396-8702
Presentation

Département de génie mécanique

Research interests:

  • Materials and manufacturing
  • Environment
  • Energy

Research areas:

  • High temperature solid/liquid/gas interactions (coupled modeling and experimentation)
  • Optimization/development of high temperature materials processes
  • Recycling of metals
  • Emissions from metallurgical industry
  • Materials and alloys design/development
  • Microstructural characterization of materials
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61st Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM)
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Infacon XV: International Ferro-Alloys Congress
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Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Molten Slags, Fluxes and Salts (MOLTEN 12)
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8th International Congress on the Science and Technology of Steelmaking (ICS)
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Infacon XV: International Ferro-Alloys Congress
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7th International Congress on Science and Technology of Steelmaking : The Challenge of Industry 4.0
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CS 2012 : Fifth International Congress on the Science and Technology of Steelmaking
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CIMBC 2022 - CIM Annual Convention
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METEC & 4th ESTAD 2019 : European Steel technology and Application Days
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7th International Congress on Science and Technology of Steelmaking : The Challenge of Industry 4.0
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Courses and support services

Courses

MEC625 Technologie du soudage (Fall 2022)
SYS862 Sujets spéciaux I : génie mécanique (Fall 2022)
MEC625 Technologie du soudage (Winter 2022)

Assistance to students

Projet d'application à 15 crédits
  • Développement d'une base de données intelligente pour les déchets de l'industrie minière et métallurgique, by Derardja,Elhocine.
    Winter 2023
  • Développement d'une base de données intelligente pour les déchets des usines de traitement des minéraux, by Saidi,Leith.
    Fall 2022
Mémoire à 30 crédits
  • Co-directed by: Jahazi, Mohammad
    Comprendre l'influence des variables opérationnelles sur l'efficacité de la déphosphoration et l'usure du réfractaire dans un four à arc électrique en utilisant des techniques de modélisation basées sur des données, by Azzaz,Riadh.
    Winter 2023
Thèse de doctorat (recherche appliquée)
  • Co-directed by: Jahazi, Mohammad
    Enhancement of Refractory Lifetime in Electric Arc Furnace Steelmaking, by Kaveh,Kianoosh.
    Winter 2023
Publications
Poster (6)

Riadh Azzaz, Kianoosh Kaveh, Jean-Benoit Morin, Mohammad Jahazi, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari. 2022. « Slag characterization regarding refractory wear in EAF steelmaking route ». Poster presented during a conference : 61st Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM) ( Montreal, QC, Canada, Aug. 21-24, 2022 )

Frank N. H. Schrama, Elisabeth M. Beunder, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Rob Boom, Jilt Sietsma, Yongxiang Yang. 2018. « Optimal slag in hot metal desulphurisation ». Poster presented during a conference : MSE Technology poster presentation ( Delft, Netherlands, June 07, 2018 )

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2016. « Thermodynamic modeling of hot metal desulfurization using Na2O-based fluxes ». Poster presented during a conference : TMS 2016 : 145th Annual Meeting and Exhibition ( Nashville, TN, USA, Feb. 14-18, 2016 )

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2014. « A coupled experimental study and thermodynamic modeling of the Na2O-FeO-Fe2O3-Al2O3 system ». Poster presented during a conference : Advances on Computational Thermodynamics ( Montebello, QC, Canada, 2014 )

Elmira Moosavi‐Khoonsari, In‐Ho Jung. 2014. « A coupled experimental study and thermodynamic modeling of the Na2O‐FeO‐Fe2O3‐Al2O3 system ». Poster presented during a conference : CALPHAD XLIII : Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry ( Changsha, Hunan, China, June 01-06, 2014 )

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2013. « Thermodynamic modeling of the Na2O-FeO-Fe2O3-SiO2 system ». Poster presented during a conference : Materials Science & Technology Conference and Exhibition (MS&T13) ( Montreal, QC, Canada, Oct. 27-31, 2013 )

Conference proceeding (11)

Elhocine Derardja, Arash Rafiei, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari. 2022. « Development of a smart database for wastes from the Canadian mining and metallurgical industry ». 61st Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM) (Montreal, QC, Canada, Aug. 21-24, 2022) Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.

Kianoosh Kaveh, Jean-Benoit Morin, Mohammad Jahazi, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari. 2022. « Post-mortem study of magnesia-carbon refractory bricks exposed to thermal radiation in electric arc furnace steelmaking ». 8th International Congress on the Science and Technology of Steelmaking (ICS) (Montreal, QC, Canada, Aug. 02-04, 2022) p. 199-206. Association for Iron & Steel Technology.

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Arash Rafiei. 2022. « Development of a smart database for solid mine wastes contributing to circular economy of mining sector ». CIMBC 2022 - CIM Annual Convention (Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 01-04, 2022) Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Enno Zinngrebe, Sieger R. van der Laan, Rudi Kalter, Fokko Mensonides. 2019. « Thermodynamic modeling of refractory/mould slag/steel interactions concerning slag crawling ». METEC & 4th ESTAD 2019 : European Steel technology and Application Days (Düsseldorf, Germany, June 24-28, 2019)

Enno Zinngrebe, Mary van Winjngaarden, Fokko Mensonides, Rudi Kalter, Sieger R. van der Laan, Marco Rijnders, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari. 2019. « Microstructures of mould slag crawling at the SEN during thin slab casting ». METEC & 4th ESTAD 2019 : European Steel technology and Application Days (Düsseldorf, Germany, June 24-28, 2019)

K. E. Ekstrøm, H. Dalaker, M. Wallin, E. Moosavi-Khoonsari, G. Tranell. 2018. « Extraction of nickel from iron sludge ». Infacon XV: International Ferro-Alloys Congress (Cape Town, South Africa, Feb. 25-28, 2018) Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Y. Ma, E. Moosavi-Khoonsari, I. Kero, G. Tranell. 2018. « The effect of water vapour on fume formation in a SiMn alloy system ». Infacon XV: International Ferro-Alloys Congress (Cape Town, South Africa, Feb. 25-28, 2018) Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

E. Moosavi-Khoonsari, M. A. Van Ende, I. H. Jung. 2018. « Kinetic model for hot metal pretreatment using lime and magnesium ». 7th International Congress on Science and Technology of Steelmaking : The Challenge of Industry 4.0 (Venice, Italy, June 13-15, 2018) p. 478-485. Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia.

F. N. H. Schrama, E. Moosavi-Khoonsari, E. M. Beunder, C. Kooij, R. Boom, J. Sietsma, Y. Yang. 2018. « Slag optimisation considering iron loss and sulphide capacity in hot metal desulphurisation ». 7th International Congress on Science and Technology of Steelmaking : The Challenge of Industry 4.0 (Venice, Italy, June 13-15, 2018) p. 460-468. Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia.

In-Ho Jung, Pierre Hudon, Wan-Yi Kim, Marie-Aline Van Ende, Miftaur Rahman, Gabriel Garcia Curiel, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari. 2013. « Thermodynamic database of P2O5-containing oxide systems for the dephosphorization process in steelmaking ». Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Molten Slags, Fluxes and Salts (MOLTEN 12) (Beijing, China, May 27-30, 2012)

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2012. « Thermodynamic Modeling of Sulfide Capacity in Na2O-FetO-SiO2 system ». CS 2012 : Fifth International Congress on the Science and Technology of Steelmaking (Dresden, Germany, Oct. 01-03, 2012) Freiberg.

Peer-reviewed article published in a refereed journal (23)

Ashkan Hosseini, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Koen Meijer, Johannes Hage, Tim Peeters, Erik Offerman, Yongxiang Yang. 2022. « Thermodynamic analysis of zinc ferrite (ZnFe2O4) formation inside the HIsarna off-gas system ». Ironmaking & Steelmaking. 15 p. (In press)

Yan Ma, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Håkon A. Hartvedt Olsen Myklebust, Gabriella Tranell. 2022. « Oxidation and fume formation from liquid silicomanganese alloys exposed to atmospheres containing moisture ». Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B: Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science. vol. 53 , nº 4. p. 2618-2633.

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Sina Mostaghel, Andreas Siegmund, Jean-Pierre Cloutier. 2022. « A review on pyrometallurgical extraction of antimony from primary resources: Current practices and evolving processes ». Processes. vol. 10 , nº 8.

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Marie-Aline Van Ende, In-Ho Jung. 2022. « Kinetic simulation of hot metal pretreatment: desulfurization using powder injection ». Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B: Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science. vol. 53 p. 981-998.

Frank N. H. Schrama, Elisabeth M. Beunder, Sourav K. Panda, Hessel-Jan Visser, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Adam Hunt, Jilt Sietsma, Rob Boom, Yongxiang Yang. 2021. « Optimal hot metal desulphurisation slag considering iron loss and sulphur removal capacity part II: Evaluation ». Ironmaking and Steelmaking. vol. 48 , nº 1. p. 14-24.

Frank N. H. Schrama, Elisabeth M. Beunder, Sourav K. Panda, Hessel-Jan Visser, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Jilt Sietsma, Rob Boom, Yongxiang Yang. 2021. « Optimal hot metal desulphurisation slag considering iron loss and sulphur removal capacity part I: Fundamentals ». Ironmaking and Steelmaking. vol. 48 , nº 1. p. 1-13.

Tiantian Yin, Jaesung Lee, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2021. « Critical evaluation and the thermodynamic optimization of the Sn-O system ». Ceramics International. 10 p. (In press)

James A. Small, Corrie J. G. van Hoek, Katrin Schollbach, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Frank J. L. van der Does, Stefan Melzer, Tako P. R. de Jong, Tilly de Bie, Rob A. Versfeld, Michiel de Roo, Sieger R. van der Laan. 2020. « A method for analysis of nuisance dust from integrated steel works: chemical and mineralogical characteristics of contributing sources ». Environmental Sciences Europe. vol. 32 , nº 1. 30 p.

Y. Ma, B. Jiang, E. Moosavi-Khoonsari, S. Andersson, E. J. Opila, G. M. Tranell. 2019. « Oxidation of liquid silicon in air atmospheres containing water vapor ». Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. vol. 58 , nº 16. p. 6785-6795.

Dong-Geun Kim, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2018. « Thermodynamic modeling of the K2O-Al2O3 and K2O-MgO-Al2O3 systems with emphasis on β- and βʹʹ-aluminas ». Journal of the European Ceramic Society. vol. 38 , nº 9. p. 3188-3200.

Yan Ma, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Ida T. Kero, Gabriella M. Tranell. 2018. « Element distribution in the silicomanganese production process ». Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B: Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science. vol. 49 , nº 5. p. 2444-2457.

Wojciech Polkowski, Natalia Sobczak, Rafal Nowak, Artur Kudyba, Grzegorz Bruzda, Adelajda Polkowska, Marta Homa, Patrycja Turalska, Merete Tangstad, Jafar Safarian, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Alejandro Datas. 2018. « Wetting behavior and reactivity of molten silicon with h-BN substrate at ultrahigh temperatures up to 1750C ». Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. vol. 27 , nº 10. p. 5040-5053.

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Farzad Jalilian, Florence Paray, Daryoush Emadi, Robin A. L. Drew. 2017. « Wettability behavior of Zinc-Based Alloys on cast iron ». Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis. vol. 6 , nº 3. p. 221-232.

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2017. « Critical evaluation and thermodynamic optimization of the Na2O–FeO–Fe2O3–Al2O3–SiO2 system ». Journal of the European Ceramic Society. vol. 37 , nº 2. p. 787-800.

Ting Wu, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2017. « Estimation of thermodynamic properties of oxide compounds from polyhedron method ». Calphad: Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry. vol. 57 p. 107-117.

In-Ho Jung, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari. 2016. « Limitation of sulfide capacity concept for molten slags ». Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B: Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science. vol. 47 , nº 2. p. 819-823.

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Pierre Hudon, In-Ho Jung. 2016. « Coupled experimental and thermodynamic optimization of the Na2O-FeO-Fe2O3-Al2O3 system: Part 1. Phase diagram experiments ». Journal of the American Ceramic Society. vol. 99 , nº 2. p. 705-714.

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2016. « Coupled experimental and thermodynamic optimization of the Na2O-FeO-Fe2O3-Al2O3 system: Part 2. Thermodynamic optimization ». Journal of the American Ceramic Society. vol. 99 , nº 2. p. 715-722.

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2016. « Critical evaluation and thermodynamic optimization of the Na2O-FeO-Fe2O3 system ». Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B: Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science. vol. 47 , nº 1. p. 576-594.

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2016. « Critical evaluation and thermodynamic optimization of the Na2O-FeO-Fe2O3-SiO2 system ». Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B: Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science. vol. 47 , nº 1. p. 291-308.

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2016. « Thermodynamic modeling of sulfide capacity of Na2O-Containing oxide melts ». Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B: Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science. vol. 47 , nº 5. p. 2875-2888.

E. Moosavi-Khoonsari, F. Jalilian, F. Paray, D. Emadi, R. A. L. Drew. 2011. « Cast joining of cast iron to aluminium casting matrix ». Materials Science and Technology. vol. 27 , nº 11. p. 1707-1717.

E. M. Khoonsari, F. Jalilian, F. Paray, D. Emadi, R. A. L. Drew. 2010. « Interaction of 308 stainless steel insert with A319 aluminium casting alloy ». Materials Science and Technology. vol. 26 , nº 7. p. 833-841.

Communication (9)

Frank N. H. Schrama, Elisabeth M. Beunder, Sourav Kumar Panda, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Rob Boom, Jilt Sietsma, Yongxiang Yang. 2021. « How to design hot metal desulphurisation slag with a high sulphur capacity and low iron entrapment? ». Communication during a conference : 11th International Conference on Molten Slags, Fluxes and Salts (Molten) ( Seoul, Korea, Feb. 21-25, 2021 )

In-Ho Jung, M.-A. Van Ende, Km Dong-Geun, E. Moosavi-Khoonsari, Minami Tai. 2018. « Thermodynamic database for the slag and refractory system in the coal combustion process ». Communication during a conference : 14th International Ceramics Congress (CIMTECH) ( Perugia, Italy, June 04-08, 2018 )

Maria Wallin, Kai Erik Ekstrøm, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Gabriella Tranell. 2018. « Formation of MnFe alloy by melting siliconmanganese sludge with iron scrap ». Communication during a conference : Extraction 2018 : First Global Conference on Extractive Metallurgy ( Ottawa, ON, Canada, Aug. 26-29, 2018 )

In-Ho Jung, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Ting Wu. 2017. « Thermodynamic properties of oxide compounds estimated from polyhedron method ». Communication during a conference : CALPHAD XLVI Conference ( Saint-Malo, France, June 11-16, 2017 )

Pierre Hudon, Dong-Geun Kim, Bikram Konar, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2016. « Challenges in experimental phase diagram determinations of oxide systems ». Communication during a conference : 14th International Union of Materials Research Societies - International Conference on Advanced Materials ( Jeju, Korea, Oct. 25-29, 2015 )

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2016. « Thermodynamic modeling of sulfide capacities of Na2O-containing fluxes and its application to hot metal pretreatment ». Communication during a conference : 10th International Conference on Molten Slags, Fluxes and Salts ( Seattle, WA, United states, May 22–25, 2016 )

Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Pierre Hudon, In-Ho Jung. 2015. « Experimental investigation and thermodynamic optimization of the Na2O-FeO-Fe2O3-Al2O3-SiO2 system ». Communication during a conference : AGU-GAC-MAC-CGU Joint Assembly ( Montreal, QC, Canada, May 03-07, 2015 )

Pierre Hudon, Dong-Geun Kim, Bikram Konar, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, In-Ho Jung. 2014. « Challenges in experimental phase diagram determinations of oxide systems ». Communication during a conference : Advances on Computational Thermodynamics ( Montebello, QC, Canada, 2014 )

Elmira Moosavi‐Khoonsari, In‐Ho Jung. 2014. « Development of a thermodynamic database for the Na2O‐FeO‐Fe2O3‐SiO2‐S system for the de‐sulfurization of molten steel ». Communication during a conference : CALPHAD XLIII : Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry ( Changsha, Hunan, China, June 01-06, 2014 )

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