Nationality : Iran
Born : 1952
Position : Adviser to the Vice presidency for Science & Technology of Iran
Field of study : Applications of Traditional & Intelligent Pigs in Oil Industries and Operational Problems in Oil & Gas Fields, Gas Processing (Gas Sweetening, Gas Dehydration, SRU, NGL, LNG), Design Principles of Gas Transmission Pipelines, Two-Phase Flow in Pipelines and Wells
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Prof. Ali Vatani is adviser to the Vice Presidency for Science & Technology of Iran and currently works as National Project Director (NPD) of Energy Efficiency & Environment in Building in the I.R. of Iran. He works at the School of Chemical Engineering and as Head of Institute of LNG at University of Tehran. He received his BSc in Oil Production & Processing from University of Tehran in 1985 and his PhD. in Transport Phenomena in Annular Packed Beds from University of Leeds in 1997. His research interests include Oil & Gas processes such as Gas Sweetening, Gas dehydration, LNG, NGL and SRU and Multiphase Flow in pipelines & wells, Gas Transmission and Distribution Network. Prof. Vatani is a scientist in the field of Two-Phase Flow in Pipelines and Wells and Gas Processing (LNG). He has published 100 scientific documents in SCI/Scopus-indexed journals. His research papers have more than 2873 Google Scholar citations along with his 31 h-index.
Since March 2018, National Director of Energy Efficiency and Environment in Building, Joint Project with UNDP & GEF
Since October 2017, Advisor to Vice Presidency for Science & Technology of I.R. of Iran
November 2013-October 2017, Deputy of Technology Development of Vice Presidency for Science & Technology of I.R. of Iran
2013-2015, Head of Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE), College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Since March 2013, Head of Institute of Liquefied Natural Gas Engineering (I-LNG), College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Since June 2012,Executive Manager of National Iranian Oil & Gas Underground Storage.
Since 1990, Academic Member of School of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
1999-2002,Deputy of Research Affairs, Ministry of Petroleum, Tehran, Iran
1987-1989,President of Abadan Institute of Technology, Ahwaz, Iran