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Areas of Expertise
Surface metallurgy and Coatings
Plasma Nitriding
Plasma techniques for film deposition
Solidification and Casting
Heat treatment
Research Interests
Selection of protective coatings based on the environment
Surface modification of components for better performance
Surface treatment of extrusion dies
Advanced solidification processes
Education
Ph.D., Iran University of Science and Technology (IRAN), Materials Science and Engineering (2012)
M.Eng., Shiraz University (IRAN), Materials Science and Engineering (2007)
B.Eng., Iran University of Science and Technology (IRAN), Extractive Metallurgy (2005)
Biography

Awards
Member of National Elite Foundation of Islamic Republic of Iran
Affiliations
Member of the scientific board of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Deputy of Cultural Support
Director of Public Relations
Grants and Contracts Awarded
Patent registration number 57 612 as "creating hard nano-TiN coatings by chemical vapor deposition using plasma on steel" approved by the National Elites Foundation
Patent registration number 65610 as "nanostructured titanium nitride coating resistant to corrosion on steel parts."
Patent registration number 65 609, titled "Applying Nano-Structred Wear Resistant Titanium Nitride on Industrial Steel Parts"
Member of the National Elites Foundation
Using PECVD deposition system on an industrial scale for the first time in Iran
Attrition mill design and construction with an inert atmosphere
Publications & Presentations
1-  M. Raoufi, Sh. Mirdamadi, F. Mahboubi, Sh. Ahangarani, M.S. Mahdipoor, H. Elmkhah, "Effect of active screen plasma nitriding pretreatment on wear behavior of TiN coating deposited by PACVD technique", Applied Surface Science, 258 (2012) 7820- 7825.
2-  M. Raoufi, Sh. Mirdamadi, F. Mahboubi, Sh. Ahangarani, M.S. Mahdipoor, H. Elmkhah, "Correlation between the surface characteristics and the duty cycle for the PACVD-derived TiN nanostructured films", Surface & Coatings Technology 205 (2011) 4980-4984.
3-  M. Raoufi, Sh. Mirdamadi, F. Mahboubi, Sh. Ahangarani, M.S. Mahdipoor, H. Elmkhah,"Tribological study of TiN nano structured films deposited on plasma nitrided H11 steel by pulsed DC PACVD", Advanced Materials Research Vols. 264-265 (2011) pp 1395-1400.
4-  M.S. Mahdipoor, M. Raoufi, F. Mahboubi, Sh. Ahangarani, H. Elmkhah, "The Influence of Plasma Nitriding Pre-Treatment on Tribological Properties of TiN Coatings Deposited by PACVD", Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 19 May 2011.
5-  M.S. Mahdipoor, F.Mahboubi, Sh.Ahangarani, M.Raoufi, “Wear properties of TiN coating deposited by PACVD on the hot work steel”, Metallurgy Engineering Magazine of Iran, Vol. 39, 20-27 (2011).
6-  H.Elmkhah, F.Mahboubi, Sh.Ahangarani, M.S.Mahdipoor and M.Raoufi, "Corrosion behavior of TiN nanostructure coatings deposited by PACVD method", Iran surface coatings magazine, Vol. 32, 11-14 (2010).
7-  Hasan Elmkhah, Farzad Mahboubi, Amir Abdollah-zadeh, Shahrokh Ahangarani, Mehdi Raoufi, Mohammad Sadegh Mahdipoor, "Size-dependency of Corrosion Behavior for TiN Nanostructure CoatingsDeposited by the PACVD Method", MATERIALS LETTERS Vol.82, 105-108 (2012).
8-  M. Raoufi, Sh. Mirdamadi, F. Mahboubi, Sh. Ahangarani, M.S. Mahdipoor, H. Elmkhah, "Tribological study of binary PN-TiN nano structured films deposited on H11 steel by pulsed DC PACVD", The International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, Malaysia, 2009 (AMPT2009).
9-  H. Elmkhah, M. Raoufi, F. Mahboubi, Sh. Ahangarani, M.S. Mahdipoor, "Corrosion behavior of TiN Nanostructure coatings deposited by PACVD method", 2nd International Conference on Ultrafine grained & Nanostructured materials, Iran, Tehran, November 2009.
10-  M. H., Paydar, M. Raoufi, "Mechanochemical Carbothermic Reduction of Ilmenite", 10th Word Conference on Titanium, Homburg-Germany, July 2003, 269-275.
11-  H. Elmkhah, A. Abdollah-zadeh, F. Mahboubi, Sh. Ahangarani, M. Raoufi, "Size-dependent TiN Nanostructure Coatings Deposited by the PACVD Method with Corrosion Behavior", Thermal and Materials Nanoscience and Nanotechnology conference, Turkey (2011).
 
Mahdi Raoufi (Assistant Professor)
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Contact Information
Email: M-Raoufi@araku.ac.ir
Phone: +98(86)????
Fax: +98(86)3262-5422
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Materials Engineering