Dr.-Ing. Mahdi Abbasi


Academic positionLecturer, Assistant Professor, Researcher
Research fieldsMechanics,Experimental and Theoretical Polymer Physics
KeywordsLinear and non-linear rheology, Molecular stress function (MSF) theory, Capillary rheometer, Long chain branching (LCB), Foaming

Current contact address

InstitutionUniversity of Isfahan
InstituteDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Manfred WilhelmInstitut für Technische Chemie und Polymerchemie, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Karlsruhe
Start of initial sponsorship01/01/2015


2014Georg Forster Research Fellowship Programme for Postdocs

Publications (partial selection)

2020Mahdi Abbasi, Lorenz Faust, Manfred Wilhelm: Molecular origin of the foam structure in model linear and comb polystyrenes: I. Cell density. In: Polymer, 2020, 122351
2020Mahdi Abbasi, Lorenz Faust, Manfred Wilhelm: Molecular origin of the foam structure in model linear and comb polystyrenes: II. Volume expansion ratio. In: Polymer, 2020, 122354
2019Mahdi Abbasi, Lorenz Faust, Manfred Wilhelm: Comb and Bottlebrush Polymers with Superior Rheological and Mechanical Properties. In: Advanced Materials, 2019, 1806484
2019Charlotte Petit, Mahdi Abbasi, Tobias S Fischer, Manfred Wilhelm, Anja S Goldmann, Christopher Barner-Kowollik: Comb polymers with triazole linkages under thermal and mechanical stress. In: Macromolecules, 2019, 420-431
2019Charlotte Petit, Lukas D Bangert, Mahdi Abbasi, Manfred Wilhelm, Anja S Goldmann, Christopher Barner-Kowollik: Stability of Diels–Alder photoadducts in macromolecules. In: Polymer Chemistry, 2019, 3850-3854
2018Ebrahim Bahreini, Seyed Foad Aghamiri, Manfred Wilhelm, Mahdi Abbasi: Influence of molecular structure on the foamability of polypropylene: Linear and extensional rheological fingerprint. In: Journal of Cellular Plastics, 2018, 515-543
2017Mahdi Abbasi, Lorenz Faust, Kamran Riazi, Manfred Wilhelm: Linear and Extensional Rheology of Model Branched Polystyrenes: From Loosely Grafted Combs to Bottlebrushes. In: Macromolecules, 2017, 5964-5977
2017Roland Kádár, Mahdi Abbasi, Roxana Figuli, Mikael Rigdahl, Manfred Wilhelm: Linear and Nonlinear Rheology Combined with Dielectric Spectroscopy of Hybrid Polymer Nanocomposites for Semiconductive Applications. In: Nanomaterials, 2017, 1-20
2017Mehdi Entezam, Mahdi Abbasi, Mostafa Ahmadi: Theoretical correlation of linear and non-linear rheological symptoms of long-chain branching in polyethylenes irradiated by electron beam at relatively low doses. In: Rheologica Acta, 2017, 529-742
2016Cristhian Garzon, Manfred Wilhelm, Mahdi Abbasi, Humberto Palza: Effect of carbon-based particles on the mechanical behavior of Isotactic Polypropylenes. In: Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2016, 429-440
2016Miriam A. Cziep, Mahdi Abbasi, Matthias Heck, Lukas Arens, Manfred Wilhelm Effect of molecular weight, polydispersity and monomer of linear homopolymer melts on the intrinsic mechanical nonlinearity 3Q0 in MAOS. In: Macromolecules, 2016, 3566-3579
2016Kamran Riazi, Jennifer Kübel, Mahdi Abbasi, Krystyna Bachtin, Sylvio Indris, Helmut Ehrenberg, Roland Kádár, Manfred Wilhelm: Polystyrene comb architectures as model systems for the optimized solution electrospinning of branched polymers. In: Polymer, 2016, 240-250
2016Dimitri Merger, Mahdi Abbasi Juri Merger, Jeffrey A. Giacomin, Chaimongkol Saengow, Manfred Wilhelm: Simple scalar model and analysis for Large Amplitude Oscillatory Shear. In: Applied Rheology, 2016, 1-15
2015Ozcan Altintas, Thomas Josse, Mahdi Abbasi, Julien De Winter, Vanessa Trouillet, Pascal Gerbaux, Manfred Wilhelm, Christopher Barner-Kowollik: ATRP-based Polymers with Modular Ligation Points under Thermal and Thermomechanical Stress. In: Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 2854-2868
2014Ozcan Altintas, Mahdi Abbasi, Kamran Riazi, Anja S. Goldmann, Nico Dingenouts, Manfred Wilhelm, Christopher Barner-Kowollik: Stability of star-shaped RAFT polystyrenes under mechanical and thermal stress. In: Polymer Chemistry, 2014, 5009-5019
2013Mahdi Abbasi, Nadereh Golshan Ebrahimi, Manfred Wilhelm: Investigation of the rheological behavior of industrial tubular and autoclave LDPEs under SAOS, LAOS, transient shear, and elongational flows compared with predictions from the MSF theory. In: Journal of Rheology, 2013, 1693-1714
2013Hojjat Mahi Hassanabadi, Mahdi Abbasi, Manfred Wilhelm, Denis Rodrigue: Validity of the modified molecular stress function theory to predict the rheological properties of polymer nanocomposites. In: Journal of Rheology, 2013, 881-899
2012Mahdi Abbasi, Nadereh Golshan Erahimi, Mahdi Nadali, Masood Khabazian Esfahani: Elongational viscosity of LDPE with various structures: employing a new evolution equation in MSF theory. In: Rheologica Acta, 2012, 163-177
2009Mahdi Yahyazadeh Balalami, Rasoul Zare, Reza Omidbaigi, Mohammad Faghih-Nasiri, Mahdi Abbasi: Control of Penicillium decay on citrus fruit using essential oil vapours of thyme or clove inside polyethylene and nano-clay polyethylene films. In: Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 2009, 403-409