Mehdi  Tajvidi

PhD in  Natural Fiber Plastic Composites


Department of Wood and Paper Science and Technology
Faculty of Natural Resources
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources,
University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

Phone: +98 261 2223044
Fax: +98 261 2249311
Email: mtajvidi@ut.ac.ir
URL: http://can.ut.ac.ir/member/tajvidi.aspx

Academic Appointments
Education
Areas of Specialization and Research Interests
Current Teaching
Thesis Supervised
Selected Publication
Other
 
   
 Academic Appointments TOC
AppointmentsDurationAcademic Center
Assistant Professor7 yearsFaculty of Natural Resources

Education TOC
Ph.D: Natural Resources Engineering: Wood & Paper Science and Technology
M.Sc: Natural Resources Engineering: Wood & Paper Science and Technology
B.Sc: Natural Resources Engineering: Wood & Paper Science and Technology

Areas of Specialization and Research Interests TOC
Natural fiber-thermoplastic composites
Mechanics of Wood and Wood Composites
Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)
Timber Engineering
Viscoelastic behavior
Environmental effects on mechanical properties
Bio-composites processing and formulation
Materials characterization techniques
Image analysis in engineering applications

Current Teaching TOC

Thesis Supervised TOC

Selected Publication TOC
A. Journals Papers
1. Kazemi Najafi, S., S. Ghahri, B. Mohebby and M. Tajvidi, 2010. Impact Strength Improvement of Wood Flour-Recycled Polypropylene Composites. Accepted for publication in: Journal of Applied Polymer Science.   more...

2. Mirzaei, B., M. Tajvidi, R.H. Falk and C. Felton, 2010. Stress relaxation behavior of lignocellulosic-high density polyethylene composites. Accepted for publication in: Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites.   more...

3. Khosravani, A., A. Jahan Latibari, M. Tajvidi, S. A. Mirshokraee and M. Mohammad Nazhad, 2010. Studying the Influence of Cationic Starch Dosage on Performance of Anionic Nanosilica-Cationic Starch System in Fine Paper. Iranian Journal of Natural Resources, Vol. 63, No. 1, 1-8 (Persian with English abstract).   more...

4. Tajvidi, M. and A. Takemura, 2010. Recycled natural fiber polypropylene composites: water absorption/desorption kinetics and dimensional stability. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. Vol. 18, No. 4, 500-509.   more...

5. Tajvidi, M., M. Bahrami and M. H. Ekhtera, 2010. Physical and Mechanical Properties of a Highly Filled Old Corrugated Container (OCC) Fiber/Polyethylene Composite. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. Vol. 29, No. 8, 1166-1172.   more...

6. Chaharmahali, M., J. Mirbagheri, M. Tajvidi, S. Kazemi Najafi and Y. Mirbagheri, 2010. Mechanical and Physical Properties Wood-Plastic Composite Panels. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. Vol. 29, No. 2, 310-319.   more...

7. Tajvidi, M. and A. Takemura, 2010. Thermal degradation of natural fiber reinforced polypropylene composites. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, Vol. 23, No. 3, 281-298.    more...

8. Nadali, E., A. Karimi, M. Tajvidi, and R. Naghdi, 2010. Natural durability of a bagasse fiber/polypropylene composite exposed to rainbow fungus (Coriolus versicolor). Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 29, No. 7, 1028-1037.   more...

9. Tajvidi, M., N. Motie, Gh. Rassam, R. H. Falk and C. Felton, 2010. Mechanical performance of hemp fiber polypropylene composites at different operating temperatures. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. Vol. 29, No. 5, 664-674.    more...

10. Dastoorian, F., M. Tajvidi and GH. Ebrahimi, 2010. Evaluation of time dependent behavior of a wood flour-high density polyethylene composite. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. Vol. 29, No. 1: 132-143.   more...

11. Azad, F. M. Faezipour and M. Tajvidi, 2009. Effect of compatibilizer, MAPP, on physical and mechanical properties of reed stem flour-polypropylene composites. Iranian Journal of Wood and Paper Science Research, Vol. 24, No. 2: 232-243 (Persian with English abstract).   more...

12. Ramtin, A. A., A. Karimi and M. Tajvidi, 2009. Study on mechanical properties of composites made from sander dust of particleboard-polypropylene. Iranian Journal of Wood and Paper Science Research, Vol. 24, No. 1: 58-68 (Persian with English abstract).   more...

13. Tajvidi, M. and B. Mirzaei, 2009. Effects of temperature on the mechanical properties of beech (Fagus orientalis Lipsky) and lime (Tilia begonifolia) wood. Wood Material Science and Engineering, Vol. 4, Issue 3-4: 147-153.   more...

14. Enayati, A. A., O. Hosseinaei, S. Wang, S.A. Mirshokraie and M. Tajvidi, 2009. Thermal properties of wood-plastic composites prepared from hemicellulose-extracted wood flour. Polymer Science and Technology, Vol. 22, No. 3: 171-181 (Persian with English abstract).   more...

15. Tajvidi, M. and SH. Haghdan, 2009. Effects of Accelerated Freeze-Thaw Cycling on Physical and Mechanical Properties of Wood Flour/ PVC Composites. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 28, No. 15: 1841-1856.    more...

17. Shamsian, M., GH. Ebrahimi, M. Tajvidi, and A. Ghalandar Zadeh, 2009. Measurement of mechanical and physical properties of Aspen (Populus alba) for establishing its allowable design values. Iranian Journal of Natural Resources, Vol. 61, No. 4: 953-961 (Persian with English abstract).   more...

18. Tajvidi, M., M. Feizmand, R. H. Falk and C. Felton, 2009. Effect of cellulose fiber reinforcement on the temperature dependent mechanical performance of nylon 6. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 28, No. 22: 2781-2790.   more...

19. Tajvidi, M. and A. Takemura, 2009. Effect of fiber content and type, compatibilizer and heating rate on thermo-gravimetric properties of natural fiber high-density polyethylene composites. Polymer Composites, Vol. 30, Issue 9: 1226 – 1233.   more...

20. Tajvidi, M. and F. Azad, 2009. Effect of particle size, fiber content and compatibilizer on the physical properties of reed flour/polypropylene composites. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 28, No. 19: 2341-2351.   more...

16. Kazemi Najafi, S., M. Mostafazadeh-Marznaki, M. Tajvidi and M. Chaharmahali, 2009. Effect of Thermo-Mechanical Degradation of Polypropylene on Mechanical Properties of Wood-Polypropylene Composites. Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 43, No. 22: 2543-2554.    more...


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