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Mechanical Engineering

Maysam Mousaviraad

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Room 2028, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-2949

INBRE Thematic Investigator

Maysam Mousaviraad


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa, 2010
  • M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2004
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2002

Areas of Expertise

  • High-Fidelity Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling and Simulation
  • Fluid-Structure Interaction
  • Multi-Phase Flows
  • Naval Hydrodynamics
  • Multi-Disciplinary Physics-Based Computational Methods
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Verification and Validation
  • Uncertainty Quantification
  • Deterministic and Stochastic Simulation-Based Design and Optimization

Selected Publications

  • Mousaviraad, M., Conger, M., Bhushan, S., Stern, F., Peterson, A., Ahmadian, M., “Coupled Computational Fluid and Multi-Body Dynamics Suspension Boat Modeling,” Journal of Vibration and Control, (2017)
  • Bhushan, S., Mousaviraad, M., Stern, F., “Assessment of URANS Surface Effect Ship Models for Calm Water and Head Waves,” Applied Ocean Research, (2017)
  • Mousaviraad, M., Sadat-Hosseini, H., Stern, F., “Ship-Ship Interactions in Calm Water and Waves. Part 1: Analysis of the Experimental Data,” Ocean Engineering, Vol. 111, pp. 615–626, (2016)
  • Mousaviraad, M., Sadat-Hosseini, H., Carrica, P.M., Stern, F., “Ship-Ship Interactions in Calm Water and Waves. Part 2: URANS Validation in Replenishment and Overtaking Conditions,” Ocean Engineering, Vol. 111, pp. 627–638, (2016)
  • Mousaviraad, M., Wang, Z., Stern, F., “URANS Studies of Hydrodynamic Performance and Slamming Loads on High-Speed Planing Hulls in Calm Water and Waves for Deep and Shallow Conditions,” Applied Ocean Research, No. 51, pp. 222-240, (2015)
  • Stern, F., Sadat-Hosseini, H., Mousaviraad, M., and Bhushan, S., “Evaluation of Seakeeping,” Chapter in the book: “Numerical Ship Hydrodynamics: An Assessment of the Gothenburg 2010 Workshop”, pp. 141-202, Springer, (2014)
  • Mousaviraad, M., Wei, H., Diez, M., Stern, F., “Framework for Convergence and Validation of Stochastic Uncertainty Quantification and Relationship to Deterministic Verification and Validation,” International Journal for Uncertainty Quantification, 3 (5): 371 – 395, (2013)
  • Mousaviraad, M., Carrica, P.M., Stern, F., “Development and Validation of Harmonic Wave Group Single-Run Procedure for RAO with Comparison to Regular Wave and Transient Wave Group Procedures Using URANS,” Elsevier Journal of Ocean Engineering, 37 (8), pp 653-666, (2010)

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