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Fatemeh Hassanippour

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








Fatemeh Hassanipour

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, 2009

Research Interests
Heat transfer and Fluid mechanics with applications in energy conservation, storage, and management, electronic cooling, health and bioengineering (modeling and simulation of biomechanical systems).

Five Most Recent Journal Publications, Book Chapters, and Books

  • 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.
  • F. Hassanipour and J. Lage, “Preliminary Experimental Study of a Bio-Inspired Phase-Change Particle Capillary Heat Exchanger,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 53, 2010, pp 3300-3307.

Major Honors and Awards

  • 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