John Nema Najafali

Image John Nema Najafali
Research Engineer
Natural Resources Canada

Current research and/or projects

As a Research Engineer at CanmetENERGY-Ottawa, my focus is to develop energy science and technology solutions for the environmental and economic benefit of Canadians. Current research projects include development of a pressurized energy conversion system with carbon capture, and compact heat exchanger testing.

Research and/or project statements

  • waste heat recovery
  • CO2 power cycles
  • pressurized oxy-combustion
  • corrosion

Education and awards

B.A.Sc. in Mechcnical Engineering, University of Ottawa, 2014

Key publications

Porter, R.T.J., Mahgerefteh, H., Brown, S. et al. (37 more authors) (2016) Techno-economic assessment of CO2 quality effect on its storage and transport: CO2QUEST. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 54. P2. pp. 662-681. ISSN 1750-5836

Zanganeh, K.E., Najafali, J.N., Abbassi, M., Shafeen, A., Beigzadeh, A., Daouk, A., Saari, H., 2018, 'Pilot Scale Test Facility for Performance Evaluation of Compact Heat Exchangers Using Supercritical CO2 as Working Fluid', paper presented to Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Symposium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 27–29, 2018.