Fatemeh Hassanipour

Armin Zare

[email protected]
Phone: 972-883-2914
Mail Box: ECW 31
Office: ECSW 4.150H
800 West Campbell Rd.
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

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Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Strategic Initiatives


PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, 2009

Research Interests

Heat transfer and Fluid mechanics with applications in bioengineering, health, and energy management

Five Most Recent Journal Publications, Book Chapters, and Books

  • L. Jiang, F. Hassanipour, “Bio-inspired Breastfeeding Simulator (BIBS): A Tool for Studying the Infant Feeding Mechanism,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2020.
  • J. Azarnoosh, F. Hassanipour, “Fluid-Structure Interaction Modeling of Lactating Breast,” Journal of Biomechanics, 2020.
  • D. Alatalo, L. Jiang, D. Geddes, F. Hassanipour, “Capturing Nipple Deformation and Peripheral Pressure on the Areola During Breastfeeding,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2019.
  • A. Lozano, F. Hassanipour, “Infrared Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection: An Objective Review of Foundational Studies and its Proper Role in Breast Cancer Screening,” Journal of Infrared Physics & Technology, Vol. 97, 2019, P. 244-257.
  • N. Mortazavi, D. Geddes, F. Hassanipour, “Lactation in the Human Breast from a Fluid Dynamics Point of View,” ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, vol. 139, no.1, 2017, pp. 011009.
  • N. Mortazavi, F. Hassiotou, D. Geddes, F. Hassanipour, “Mathematical Modeling of Mammary Ducts in Lactating Human Females,” ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, vol. 137, no. 7, 2014, pp. 071009-1.

Major Honors and Awards

  • NSF Mid-CAREER Award, 2021
  • Editor’s Choice Award from ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2021
  • Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award from the Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, 2021
  • Featured Article from IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Engineering, 2020
  • Provost’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring, 2020
  • NSF CAREER award, 2015
  • Faculty Diversity Award, UTDallas, 2011
  • Young Engineer of the Year, ASME North Texas Section, 2010
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Award, 2010
  • ASHRAE Peanut Vinther Award, 2005
  • Best Research Award, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, 2008
  • ASME North Texas Section Student Award, 2008
  • Best Graduate Student Award, Dept. Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, 2008
  • GAANN Fellowship, 2008