Adjunct Professor
Molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulations; Clathrate hydrates; Room temperature ionic liquids; Gas capture and storage; Liquids in confined volumes; Statistical mechanics
Education
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, 1999, Ph.D. Physical-Theoretical Chemistry
College of Chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology, 1992, M.Sc., Physical Chemistry
Department of Chemistry, Shiraz University, 1989, B.Sc., Chemistry
Research Interests
  • Developing and using classical molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulations to predict properties of materials for engineering and environmental applications.
  • Computational studies has been functional materials for clean energy (H2 storage, CH4 transport), environmental (CO2 capture and sequestration, green solvents), gas separation and nanotechnology applications.
  • Simulations of clathrate hydrate materials.
  • Simulations of structure and dynamics of water, organic liquids, and solutions in confined environments, pattern formation of organic materials on surfaces, ionic liquid solutions, processes involving atmospheric nanoparticles, dispersion of chemicals in the environment

Professional Activities

  • Supervised the research of four Ph.D. theses at the Isfahan University of Technology and numerous undergraduate and graduate student research projects (National Research Council and University of Ottawa)
  • Five years of classroom teaching of graduate and undergraduate chemistry course on molecular simulation methods and statistical mechanics
  • Academic Editor of AIP Advances an American Institute of Physics journal on applied research in the physical sciences;
  • Advisory Editor for Journal of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry published by World Scientific.

Collaborations

  • Prof Peter Englezos, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, UBC
  • Prof John Ripmeester, National Research Council of Canada
  • Prof Bijan Najafi, Department of Chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology
  • Prof Ryo Ohmura, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Keio University
  • Prof Tom Woo, Department of Chemistry, University of Ottawa
Publications
  • K. Udachin, S. Alavi,J. A. Ripmeester (2013). Water-halogen interactions in chlorine and bromine clathrate hydrates – An example of multi-directional halogen bonding. Journal of Physical Chemistry.Submitted.
  • K. Tezuka, K. Murayama, S. Takeya, S. Alavi, & R. Ohmura (2013). Effect of guest size and flexibility on properties of structure H clathrate hydrates: Experimental and molecular dynamics simulation studies. Journal of Physical Chemistry. Submitted
  • H. Mohammadi Manesh, S. Tashakor, S. Alavi (2013). Diffusion of benzene through the beta zeolite phase. Submitted.
  • K. Shin, K. A. Udachin, I. L. Moudrakovski, D. M. Leek, S. Alavi, C. I. Ratcliffe, & J. A. Ripmeester (2013). Methanol incorporation in clathrate hydrates: Implications for flow assurance and icy planetesimals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA). In press.
  • F. Takeuchi, M. Hiratsuka, R. Ohmura, S. Alavi, A. K. Sum, & K. Yasuoka (2013). Water proton configurations in structure I and II clathrate hydrates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 138, 124504.
  • K. Tezuka, R. Shen, T. Watanabe, S. Takeya, S. Alavi, J. A. Ripmeester, & R. Ohmura (2013). Synthesis and characterization of structure H hydrate formed with carbon dioxide and 3,3-dimethyl-2-butanone. Chemical Communications 49, 505-507.
  • H. Mohammadi-Manesh, S. Alavi,* T. K. Woo, & B. Najafi (2012). Molecular dynamics prediction of temperature dependence of 13C NMR lineshapes of ethene in structure I clathrate hydrates. Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society, DOI 10.1007/s13738-012-0198-9.
  • A. Bagherzadeh, P. Englezos, S. Alavi,* & J. A. Ripmeester (2012). Influence of Hydrated Silica Surfaces on Interfacial Water in the Presence of Clathrate Hydrate Forming Gases. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116, 24907-24915.
  • H. Mosaddeghi, S. Alavi,* M. H. Kowsari, & B. Najafi (2012). Simulations of nanoconfined water between parallel graphite plates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 137, 184703.
  • K. Shin, R. Kumar, K. A. Udachin, S. Alavi, & J. A. Ripmeester (2012). Ammonia clathrate hydrates – new solid phases for Titan, Enceladus, and other planetary systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 109, 14785-14790.
  • S. Alavi* & J. A. Ripmeester (2012). Effect of small cage guests on hydrogen bonding of THF in binary structure II clathrate hydrates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 137, 054712.
  • S. Alavi* & M. Taghikhani (2012). Reaction coordinates with heavy atom motion for proton exchange in strong acid – strong base complexes. Chemical Physics, 402, 105-112.
  • A. Bagherzadeh, P. Englezos, S. Alavi,* & J. A. Ripmeester (2012). Molecular modeling of the dissociation of methane hydrate in contact with a silica surface. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 116, 3188-3197.
  • K. Tezuka, T. Taguchi, S. Alavi, A. Sum, & R. Ohmura (2012) Thermodynamic stability of structure H hydrates based on themolecular properties of large guest molecules. Energies. 5, 459-465.
  • R. Vaidhyanathan, S. S. Iremonger, G. K. H. Shimizu, P. G. Boyd, S. Alavi, & T. K. Woo (2012). Competition and cooperativity in CO2 binding by amine-functionalized metal-organic frameworks. Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 51, 1826-1829.
  • M. Nohra, T. K. Woo, S. Alavi, & J. A. Ripmeester (2012). Invited contribution: Molecular dynamics Gibbs energy calculations for CO2 capture and storage in structure I clathrate hydrates in the presence of SO2, CH4, N2, and H2S impurities, Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 44, 5-12.
  • A. Bagherzadeh, P. Englezos, S. Alavi, & J. A. Ripmeester (2012). Invited contribution: Molecular Simulation of Non-equilibrium Methane Hydrate Decomposition. Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 34, 13-19.
  • S. Alavi (2011). Invited book review: Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Molecular Simulation, by Mark E. Tuckermann. Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 50, 12138.
  • A. Maleki, S. Alavi,* & B. Najafi (2011). Molecular dynamics simulation study of adsorption and patterning of DNA bases on the Au(111) surface. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 22484-22494.
  • S. Alavi, K. Udachin, C. I. Ratcliffe, & J. A. Ripmeester (2011). Invited book chapter: Clathrate hydrates. Supramolecular Chemistry, DOI: 10.1002/9780470661345.smc117.
  • K. Udachin, S. Alavi, & J. A. Ripmeester (2011). Single crystal x-ray diffraction for observing guest-host hydrogen bonding in the 1-propanol structure II binary clathrate hydrate. Journal of Chemical Physics, 134, 121104.
  • M. H. Kowsari, S. Alavi,* & B. Najafi, K. Gholizadeh, E. Dehghanpisheh, & F. Ranjbar (2011). Molecular dynamics simulations of structure and transport properties of tetrabutylphosphonium amino acid ionic liquids. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13, 8826-8837.
  • S. Alavi,* R. Ohmura, & J. A. Ripmeester (2011). Ethanol–water hydrogen bonding in the structure I binary clathrate hydrate. Journal of Chemical Physics, 134, 054702.
  • J.-W. Lee, H. Lu, I. L. Moudrakovski, C. I. Ratcliffe, R. Ohmura, S. Alavi, & J. A. Ripmeester (2011). 13C NMR studies of hydrocarbon guests in synthetic structure H gas hydrates: experiment and computation. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 115, 1650-1657.
  • H. Mohammadi-Manesh, S. Alavi, T. K. Woo, & B. Najafi (2011). Molecular dynamics simulation of 13C NMR lineshapes of linear molecules in structure I clathrate hydrate. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13, 2367-2377.
  • R. Vaidhyanathan, S. S. Iremonger, G. K. H. Shimizu, P. Boyd, S. Alavi, & T. K. Woo (2010) Direct observation and quantification of CO2 binding within amine-functionalized nanoporous solids. Science, 330, 650.
  • S. Alavi,* T. K. Woo, A. Sirjoosingh, S. Lang, I. L. Moudrakovski, & J. A. Ripmeester (2010). Hydrogen adsorption and diffusion in p-tert-butylcalix[4]arene: an experimental and molecular simulation study. Chemistry – A European Journal, 16, 11689.
  • S. Alavi,* S. Takeya, R. Ohmura, T. K. Woo, & J. A. Ripmeester (2010). Guest-host hydrogen bonding and semiclathrate formation in binary ethanol, 1-propanol, and 2- propanol + methane structure II clathrate hydrates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 133, 074505.
  • T. Makiya, T. Murakami, S. Takeya, A. K. Sum, S. Alavi, R. Ohmura (2010). Synthesis and Characterization of Clathrate Hydrates Containing Carbon dioxide and Ethanol. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 12, 9927-9932.
  • S. Alavi* and J. A. Ripmeester (2010). Non-equilibrium adiabatic molecular dynamics simulations of methane hydrate decomposition. Journal of Chemical Physics, 132, 144703.
  • J. A. Ripmeester and S. Alavi (2010). Invited highlight article: Molecular simulations of methane hydrate nucleation. ChemPhysChem, 11, 978-980.
  • A. Sirjoosingh, S. Alavi, & T. K. Woo (2010). Simulations of carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide adsorption in zeolitic imidazolate frameworks. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114, 2171-2178.
  • M. H. Kowsari, S. Alavi,* M. Ashrafizaadeh, & B. Najafi (2010). Molecular dynamics study of congruent melting of the equimolar ionic liquid–benzene inclusion crystal [emim][NTf2]•C6H6. Journal of Chemical Physics, 132, 044507.
  • S. Alavi,* K. Udachin, & J. A. Ripmeester* (2010). The effect of guest-host hydrogen bonding on the structure and properties of clathrate hydrates. Chemistry – A European Journal, 16, 1017-1025.
  • S. Alavi (2010). Invited highlight article: Selective guest docking in metal-organic framework materials. ChemPhysChem, 11, 55-57.
  • S. Alavi (2009). Invited book review: Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics: Basic Theory and Advanced Methods, by Dominik Marx and Jürg Hutter. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 48, 9404-9405.
  • S. Alavi* and J. A. Ripmeester (2009). Migration of Hydrogen Radicals through Clathrate Hydrate Cages. Chemical Physics Letters, 479, 234-237.
  • H. Mohammadi-Manesh, S. Alavi,* T. K. Woo, M. Ashrafizaadeh, & B. Najafi (2009). Molecular Dynamics Simulation of 13C NMR Lineshapes of CO in Structure I Clathrate Hydrate. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 11, 8821-8828.
  • A. Sirjoosingh, S. Alavi,* and T. K. Woo (2009). Predicting equilibrium and transport properties of amino acid based room temperature ionic liquids with molecular dynamics simulations. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 113, 8103-8113.
  • S. Alavi,* R. Susilo, & J. A. Ripmeester (2009). Linking Microscopic Guest Properties to Macroscopic Observables in Clathrate Hydrates: Defect Formation by Guests. Journal of Chemical Physics 130, 174501 (Cover Issue).
  • R. Susilo, S. Alavi,* I. L. Moudrakovski, P. Englezos, & J. A. Ripmeester (2009). Guest – Host Hydrogen Bonding in Structure H Clathrate Hydrates. ChemPhysChem 10, 824-829.
  • M. H. Kowsari, S. Alavi,* M. Ashrafizaadeh, & B. Najafi (2009). Molecular Dynamics of Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids: II. Transport Coefficients. Journal of Chemical Physics 130, 014703.
  • F. Zhang, S. Alavi, A. Hu, & T. K. Woo, (2009). First Principles Molecular Simulation of Energetic Materials at High Pressures, in Library of Shock Wave Research, Yasuyuki Horie Ed., Springer-Verlag, 65-104.
  • M. H. Kowsari, S. Alavi,* M. Ashrafizaadeh, & B. Najafi (2008). Molecular Dynamics of Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids: I. Dynamics and Diffusion Coefficient. Journal of Chemical Physics, 129, 224508-1 to 224508-13.
  • D. H. Brouwer, S. Alavi, & J. A. Ripmeester (2008). NMR Crystallography of p-tert-Butylcalix[4]arene Host-Guest Complexes using 1H Complexation-Induced Chemical Shifts. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 10, 3857-3860.
  • R. Susilo, S. Alavi,* S. Lang, J. A. Ripmeester, & P. Englezos (2008). Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Interactions between Structure H Hydrate Formers with Water Molecules. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 9106-9113.
  • R. Susilo, S. Alavi,* J. A. Ripmeester, & P. Englezos (2008). Molecular Dynamics Study on Structure H Methane + Large Molecule Clathrate Hydrates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 128, 194505.
  • S. Alavi,* P. Dornan, & T. K. Woo (2008). Determination of NMR Lineshape Anisotropy of Guest Molecules within Inclusion Complexes from Molecular Dynamics Simulations. ChemPhysChem, 9, 911-919.
  • S. Alavi,* J. A. Ripmeester, & D. D. Klug (2008). Simulations of Structure II H2 and D2 clathrates: Potentials Incorporating Quantum Corrections. Journal of Chemical Physics, 128, 064506-064506-8.
  • S. Alavi* & J. A. Ripmeester (2008). Simulations of p-tert-butylcalix[4]arene with Multiple Occupancies of Small Guest Molecules. Chemistry – A European Journal, 14, 1965-1971.
  • R. Susilo, S. Alavi, J. A. Ripmeester, & P. Englezos (2008). Tuning Methane Content in Gas Hydrates via Thermodynamic and Molecular Dynamics Simulation. Fluid Phase Equilibria, 263, 6-17.
  • R. Bahdur, L. M. Russell, & S. Alavi (2007). Surface Tensions in NaCl-Water-Air Systems from MD Simulations. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 111, 11989.
  • P. Dornan, S. Alavi*, & T. K. Woo (2007). Free Energies of Carbon Dioxide Sequestration and Methane Recovery in Clathrate Hydrates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 127, 124510.
  • S. Alavi* & J. A. Ripmeester (2007). Hydrogen Gas Migration through Clathrate Hydrate Cages. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 46, 6102.
  • R. So & S. Alavi* (2007). Vertical Excitation Energies for Ribose and Deoxyribose Nucleosides. Journal of Computational Chemistry, 28, 1776.
  • F. Zahariev, J. Hooper, S. Alavi, F. Zhang, & T. K. Woo (2007). Low-pressure metastable phase of single-bonded polymeric nitrogen from a helical structure motif and first-principles calculations. Physical Review B, 75, 140101(R).
  • S. Alavi,* J. A. Ripmeester, & D. D. Klug (2007). Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Structure H Methane Clathrate Hydrates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 126, 124708.
  • D. H. Brouwer, S. Alavi, & J. A. Ripmeester (2007). A Double Quantum 129Xe NMR Experiment for Probing Xenon in Multiply Occupied Cavities of Solid-State Inclusion Compounds. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 9, 1093.
  • S. Alavi* & T. K. Woo (2007). How Much Carbon Dioxide Can be Stored in Structure H Clathrate Hydrates? A Molecular Dynamics Study. Journal of Chemical Physics, 126, 044703.
  • S. Alavi* & D. L. Thompson (2006). Simulations of Melting of Polyatomic Molecular and Ionic Solids and Nanoparticles. Molecular Simulation, 32, 999.
  • S. Alavi,* J. A. Ripmeester, & D. D. Klug (2006). Stability of Rare-Gas Structure H Clathrate Hydrates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 125, 104501.
  • M. Z. Zgierski & S. Alavi* (2006). Quantum Chemical Study of Biradical Decay Channels in Cytidine Nucleosides. Chemical Physics Letters, 426, 398.
  • S. Alavi,* N. A. Afagh, J. A. Ripmeester, & D. L. Thompson (2006). Molecular Dynamics Simulations of p-tert-butylcalix[4]ene with small guest molecules. Chemistry – A European Journal, 12, 5231.
  • M. Bamdad, S. Alavi, B. Najafi, & E. Keshavarzi (2006). A New Expression for the Radial Distribution Function and Infinite Shear Modulus of Lennard-Jones Fluids. Chemical Physics, 325, 554.
  • S. Alavi,* J. A. Ripmeester, & D. D. Klug (2006). Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Structure and Energetics of Binary Structure H Hydrogen and Methyl-tert-butyl Clathrate Hydrates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 124, 204707.
  • R. Bahadur, L. M. Russell, S. Alavi, S. Martin, & P. Buseck (2006). Void-induced Dissolution in MD Simulations of NaCl and Water. Journal of Chemical Physics, 124, 154713.
  • I. V. Tokmakov, S. Alavi, & D. L. Thompson (2006) Urea and Urea Nitrate Decomposition Pathways: A Quantum Chemistry Study. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 110, 2759.
  • S. Alavi,* J. A. Ripmeester, & D. D. Klug (2006). Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Binary Structure II Hydrogen and Tetrahydrofuran Clathrates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 124, 014704.
  • S. Alavi & D. L. Thompson (2006). Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Melting of Aluminum Nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 110, 1518.
  • P. Bekhta, I. Ozarkiv, S. Alavi, & S. Hiziroglu (2006). A Theoretical Expression for Drying Time of Thin Lumber. Bioresource Technology, 97, 1572.
  • S. Alavi* (2005). Simple Ethers as Models for Sugar Molecules in Calculations of Vertical Excitation Energies of DNA and RNA Nucleosides. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 109, 9536.
  • S. Alavi & D. L. Thompson (2005). Simulations of the Solid, Liquid, and Melting of 1-n-Propyl-4-Amino-1,2,4-Triazolium Bromide. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, 18127
  • G. F. Velardez, S. Alavi, & D. L. Thompson (2005). Theoretical Predictions of the Initial Decomposition Steps of Dimethylnitramine. Journal of Chemical Physics, 123, 074313.
  • S. Alavi,* J. A. Ripmeester, & D. D. Klug (2005). NMR Shielding Constants for Hydrogen Guest Molecules in Structure II Clathrates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 123, 051107.
  • S. Alavi,* J. A. Ripmeester, & D. D. Klug (2005). Molecular Dynamics Study of Structure II Hydrogen Clathrates. Journal of Chemical Physics, 123, 024507.
  • M. Bamdad, S. Alavi, B. Najafi, & E. Keshavarzi (2005). Investigations of the Density Variation of Shear Relaxation Time of Fluids and Refrigerants. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 83, 236.
  • S. Alavi & D. L. Thompson (2005). Molecular Dynamics Studies of Liquid-State Properties and Melting of 1-Ethyl-3-Methylimidazolium Hexafluorophosphate [emim][PF6]. Journal of Chemical Physics, 122, 154704.
  • S. Alavi, J. W. Mintmire, & D. L. Thompson (2005). Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Oxidation of Aluminum Nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, 209.
  • D. C. Sorescu, S. Alavi, & D. L. Thompson (2004). Theoretical and Computational Studies of Energetic Salts, in Chemistry at Extreme Conditions, M. Riad Manaa, Editor (Elsevier), Chapter 15, invited contribution.
  • E. Keshavarzi, M. Vahedpour, S. Alavi, & B. Najafi (2004). An Analytical Expression for the Shear Modulus and Relaxation Time of Hard-Sphere Fluids and its Extension for Lennard-Jones Fluids. International Journal of Thermophysics, 25, 1747.
  • S. Alavi & D. L. Thompson (2004). The Effect of Alkyl Group Substitution on the Proton Exchange Barriers in Ammonium and Hydroxylammonium Nitrate Salts. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 108, 8801.
  • S. Alavi & D. L. Thompson (2004). Molecular Dynamics Studies of Structural and Physical Properties of Nitromethane Nanoparticles. Journal of Chemical Physics, 120, 10231.
  • G. F. Velardez, S. Alavi, & D. L. Thompson (2004). Molecular Dynamics Studies of Melting and Solid-State Transitions of Ammonium Nitrate. Journal of Chemical Physics, 120, 9151.
  • S. Alavi, L. M. Reilly, & D. L. Thompson (2003). The Potential Energy Surface for the Decomposition Mechanisms of 1,3,3-trinitroazetidine (TNAZ). Journal of Chemical Physics 119, 8297.
  • G. F. Velardez, S. Alavi, & D. L. Thompson (2003). Molecular Dynamics Studies of Melting and Liquid Properties of Ammonium Dinitramide. Journal of Chemical Physics 119, 6698.
  • S. Alavi & D. L. Thompson (2003). Hydrogen Bonding and Proton Transfer in Small Hydroxylammionium Nitrate Clusters. A Theoretical Study. Journal of Chemical Physics 119, 4274.
  • S. Alavi & D. L. Thompson (2003). Gas Phase Ammonium Dinitramide Decomposition Reactions. Journal of Chemical Physics 119, 232.
  • S. Alavi & D. L. Thompson (2003). Proton Transfer in Gas Phase Ammonium Dinitramide Clusters. Journal of Chemical Physics 118, 2599.
  • S. Alavi, D. C. Sorescu, & D. L. Thompson (2003). Adsorption of HCl on Single-Crystal α-Al2O3 Surfaces: A DFT Study. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 107, 186.
  • S. Alavi & D. L. Thompson (2002). Theoretical Study of Proton Transfer in Ammonia Nitrate Clusters. Journal of Chemical Physics 117, 2599.
  • S. Alavi, B. Larade, J. Taylor, H. Guo, & T. Seideman (2002). Current-Induced Vibrational Excitation in Single-Molecule Transistors. Chemical Physics 281, 293.
  • S. Alavi & T. Seideman (2001). Reaction Induced a Scanning Tunneling Microscope. Theory and Application. Journal of Chemical Physics 115, 1882-1890.
  • S. Alavi, R. Rousseau, G. P. Lopinski, R. A. Wolkow, & T. Seideman (2000). Controlling Organic Reactions on Silicon Surfaces with a Scanning Tunnelling Microscope: Theoretical and Experimental Studies of Resonance Mediated Desorption. Faraday Discussions 117, 213-229.
  • S. Alavi, R. Rousseau, S. N. Patitsas, G. P. Lopinski, R. A. Wolkow, & T. Seideman (2000). Inducing Desorption of Organic Molecules with a Scanning Tunneling Microscope. Theory and Experiments. Physical Review Letters 85, 5372-5375.
  • S. Alavi, R. Rousseau, & T. Seideman (2000). Toward Control of Surface Reactions with a Scanning Tunneling Microscope. Structure and Dynamics of Benzene Desorption from a Silicon Surface. Journal of Chemical Physics 113, 4412-4423.
  • B. Najafi, R. Araghi, J. C. Rainwater, S. Alavi, & R. F. Snider (2000). Prediction of the Thermal Conductivity of Gases Based on the Rainwater-Friend Theory and a New Corresponding States Function. Physica A 275, 48-69.
  • R. F. Snider & S. Alavi (1999). Moderately Dense Gas Transport Coefficients via Time Correlation Functions. I: General Formalism. Journal of Chemical Physics 111, 6909-6921.
  • S. Alavi & R. F. Snider (1999).Moderately Dense Gas Transport Coefficients via Time Correlation Functions. II: Shear Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity. Journal of Chemical Physics 111, 6922-6931.
  • R. F. Snider & S. Alavi (1999). Bound-Free Gas Transport Coefficients via the Time Correlation Formulation based on an Atomic Picture. Journal of Chemical Physics 110, 8533-8542.
  • B. Najafi, Y. Ghayeb, J. C. Rainwater, S. Alavi, & R. F. Snider (1998). Improved Initial Density Dependence of the Viscosity and a Corresponding States Function for High Pressures. Physica A 260, 31-48.
  • S. Alavi & R. F. Snider (1998). Complete Binary Collision Approximation for the Gas Transport Coefficients Via the Time Correlation Formulation. Journal of Chemical Physics 108, 3452-3460.
  • S. Alavi, G. W. Wei, & R. F. Snider (1998). Chain Relations of Reduced Distribution Functions and their Associated Correlation Functions. Journal of Chemical Physics 108, 706-714.
  • M. Amirnasr, R. Vafazadeh & S. Alavi (1997). Solid State Kinetic Parameters and Mechanism for Deamination-Anation of trans-[Co(III)(acacen)(amine)2]NCS. Scientia Iranica 4, 46-52.
  • S. Alavi (1997). Application of the Linear Isotherm Regularity to Selected Fluid Systems. International Journal of Thermophysics 18, 1035-1049.
  • G. W. Wei, S. Alavi, & R. F. Snider (1997). Equal Reaction Rates for all Recombination Pathways. Journal of Chemical Physics 106, 1463-1466.
  • S. Alavi, G. A. Parsafar, & B. Najafi (1995). Selected Thermophysical Properties of Dense Fluids Using a General Regularity. International Journal of Thermophysics 16, 1421-1428.
  • B. Najafi, G. A. Parsafar, & S. Alavi (1995). Investigation of some regularities for dense fluids using a simple equation of state. Journal of Physical Chemistry 99, 9248-9252.