Mohammad Soltaniayan

PhD student

EME 1216


Mohammad received his MASc from the University of Tehran in 2017. His thesis was titled, Effect of surface wettability on Leidenfrost vapor layer stability at different ambient conditions. He received his Bachelor’s degree from K.N.Toosi University of Technology, also in Tehran, investigating foam injection in fracture reservoirs. Outside of the lab, Mohammad enjoys listening to podcasts and playing soccer!

Current Project

Mohammad is studying the flow of fluids through porous media like textiles.


  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Iran

Research Interests

  • Superhydrophobic surfaces
  • Drag reduction
  • Wettability
  • The Leidenfrost effect
  • Heat transfer
  • Textile modification