Reza H. Sheikhi


   269 Snell Engineering Center

Mailing Address:

    334 Snell Engineering Center

    360 Huntington Ave.

    Boston, MA 02115

Tel: 617-373-3427

Fax: 617-373-2921

E-mail:  sheikhi [AT] neu [DOT] edu

Research Interests

  1. Turbulence

  2. Combustion

  3. Computational Fluid Dynamics

  4. High Performance Computing

  5. Propulsion and Internal Combustion Engines

  6. Alternative Fuels


The Students Speak: Outstanding Teachers of the College of Engineering, Northeastern University, 2011.

The 2010 ASME Systems Analysis Best Paper Award for paper: Analysis of local entropy generation via large eddy simulation of turbulent flows.


Computational Fluid Dynamics, ME 4699.

Turbulent Flow, ME 7330

Computational Fluid Dynamics with Heat Transfer, ME 7310.

Convective Heat Transfer, ME 7290.


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

M.S. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

Biographical Sketch

Reza Sheikhi is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department at Northeastern University (NU). He joined NU in 2009, after being a Research Scientist in Mechanical Engineering Department at VirginiaTech. Previously, he was a Research Associate in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Department at the University of Pittsburgh, where he earned his Ph.D. in 2005. He received his M.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his B.S. from Sharif University of Technology in Iran. Reza Sheikhi’s research is in modeling and simulation of turbulent reacting flows. He is a senior member of AIAA and a member of APS and ASME.