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Ahmad Amiri, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering


Before joining The University of Tulsa, Ahmad Amiri, Ph.D., served as a research assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Texas A&M University. His research interests encompass various aspects of energy storage for electric vehicles (EV), including structural batteries and supercapacitors, as well as stretchable energy storage. His work spans the entire spectrum, from synthesizing structural energy materials to conducting mechano-electrochemical characterizations. Additionally, his lab explores research topics such as water treatment, and the development of multifunctional composites and vitrimers.
Amiri is the author of over 115 archival journal papers, several book chapters, and holds more than five patents. He has been honored with several national and international awards.

Awards and Honors

  • Cover Image: Carbon Energy 5 (5), e393, Volume 5, 2023
  • Fellowship: Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, 2022
  • Fall 2021 Continuing Student Fellowships: Texas A&M University, 2021
  • Graduate Summer Research Grant Award: Texas A&M University, 2021
  • Outstanding Charles Crawford Fellowship Award: Texas A&M University, 2020
  • Graduate Summer Research Grant Award: Texas A&M University, 2020
  • Cover Page: ACS Nano, January 24, 2023, Volume 17, Issue 2
  • Frontispiece: Advanced Functional Materials, Volume 30, 2021
  • Bright Spark Award: The most competitive scholarship for Ph.D. students in Malaysia (Coverage includes three years of tuition fees, living costs, insurance, etc.), 2014-2017
  • Top MSc Thesis National Award: Sharif University of Technology, 2012
  • Top University-Researcher Award: Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, 2011
  • Cover Image: Langmuir, June 28, 2022, Volume 38, Number 25.


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, 2022
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 2017
  • M.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, 2011

Research interests and areas of expertise

  • Multifunctional energy storage
  • Structural energy materials
  • Vitrimers
  • Composites
  • Nanomaterials synthesis and characterization
  • Heat transfer
  • Micro-tribology
  • CDI water treatment