Dr Amir Hossein Tarighaleslami

Research Fellow

Qualifications: BSc, MSc, PhD in Chemical/Process Engineering

About Amir Hossein

Amir Tarighaleslami is a Research Fellow at the Energy Research Centre, University of Waikato. He gained his Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from IAU, Tehran, Iran. Amir worked in Iran’s energy sector mainly oil and gas industry for about 10 years. Since 2008, he joined IAU, Mahshahr branch as a lecturer. In 2014 he joined Energy Research Centre and completed his PhD in 2018.

Research Interests

Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Process Integration and pinch Analysis, Total Site Heat Integration, Energy Efficiency, Emissions Reduction, and Integration of Renewable Energies.

Research Supervised


Abdul Kaggwa (in progress): Nanofluids as Heat Transfer Media in Flat Plate Solar Water Heaters

Teaching Commitments



Recent Publications

  • Ghannadzadeh, A., & Tarighaleslami, A. H. (2019). Exergetic environmental sustainability assessment supported by Monte Carlo simulations: A case study of a chlorine production process. Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy. doi:10.1002/ep.13179

  • Tarighaleslami, A. H., Atkins, M. J., Walmsley, T. G., Neale, J. R., & Walmsley, M. R. W. (2018). Utility Exchanger Network Design for Non-Isothermal Utility Considering Process Control. In T. G. Walmsley, P. S. Varbanov, R. Su, & J. J. Klemeš (Eds.), Proceedings of the 21st Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (pp. 97-102). Conference held Prague, Czech Republic. Open Access version:

  • Tarighaleslami, A. H., Walmsley, T. G., Atkins, M. J., Walmsley, M. R. W., & Neale, J. R. (2018). Utility exchanger network synthesis for total site heat integration. Energy, 153, 1000-1015. doi:10.1016/

  • Tarighaleslami, A. H., Walmsley, T. G., Atkins, M. J., Walmsley, M. R. W., Liew, P. Y., & Neale, J. R. (2017). A unified Total Site Heat Integration targeting method for isothermal and non-isothermal utilities. Energy, 119, 10-25. doi:10.1016/

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Contact Details

Room: F.2.08
Phone: +64 7 838 4937