Assistant Professor Aerospace/Mechancial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Department
Prescott College of Engineering
Prescott campus

Related Experience and Areas of Research or Expertise:

Combustion modeling, HCCI engines, quantum chemical calculations


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida

ES 305 (Thermodynamics)

ES 206 (Fluid Mechanics)


Principal Publications during the Last Five Years:

Ghazal Barari, Batikan Koroglu, Artem Masunov, Subith Vasu, Products and pathways of aldehydes oxidation in the negative temperature coefficient region, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, In press.

Ghazal Barari Mani Sarathy and Subith Vasu, Improved combustion kinetic model and HCCI engine simulations of di-isopropyl ketone ignition, Fuel 164, 141-150, 2016.

Alireza Rahbari, Ghazal Barari, Theoretical study of triple-flame temperature distribution in heat-recirculated microcombustor, Journal of Energy Engineering,  10.1061/(ASCE)EY.1943-7897.0000345 , 04016009.

Bader Almansour, Luke Thompson, Joseph Lopez, Ghazal Barari, Subith S. Vasu, Ignition and Flame Propagation in Oxy-Methane Mixtures Diluted with CO2, ASME Turbine Technical Conference and Expo., Montréal, Canada, 2015.

Bader Almansour, Luke Thompson, Joseph Lopez, Ghazal Barari, Subith S. Vasu, Laser Ignition and Flame Speed Measurements in Oxy-Methane Mixtures Diluted With CO2, Journal of Energy Resources Technology 138 (3), 032201.

Ghazal Barari, Subith Vasu, Improved mechanism for HCCI engine modeling of diisopropyl ketone, 35th Combustion symposium poster session, San Francisco, California, USA, 2014.

Ghazal Barari, Batikan Koroglu, Subith Vasu, John Dec and Craig Taatjes, 2013, HCCI engine modeling of diisopropyl ketone, a prototypical biofuel, Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA, 2013.

Mehdi Bidabadi, Ghazal Barari, M. Azimi, Analytical Study of vaporization effects on two‐ dimensional laminar droplets triple flame, Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society (ISI), 76 (11) 1567–1581, 2011.


ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)


UCF presentation fellowship (2013, 14)