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Sarah Hormozi

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Stocker Center 180
Phone: 740.597.3304

Hormozi joined Ohio University in fall 2014 after completing the most prestigious Canadian post-doctoral fellowship award sponsored by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

Research Interests: Heat Transfer Systems, Fluid & Thermal Sciences, Non-Newtonian Suspension

All Degrees Earned: Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, 2011


  • Hormozi, S., Wielage-Burchard, K. & Frigaard, I.A. Entry and start up effects in visco-plastically lubricated viscous shear flow in pipe. J. Fluid Mech., 673, 432-467, 2011.
  • Hormozi, S., Wielage-Burchard, K. & Frigaard, I.A. Multi-layer channel flows with yield stress fluids. J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech Mech. 166, 262-278, 2011
  • Hormozi, S., Martinez, D.M. & Frigaard, I.A. Stable core-annular flows of viscoelastic fluids using the visco-plastic lubrication technique. J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech. 166, 1356-1368, 2011
  • Hormozi, S. & Frigaard, I.A. Nonlinear stability of a visco-plastically lubricated viscoelastic fluid flow. J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech, 169-170, 61-73, 2012.
  • Hormozi, S., Dunbrack, G. & Frigaard, I.A. Vico-plastic sculpting, Phys. Fluids., 26, 093101- 20, 2014.


  • NSERC Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 40,000 CAD per year for two years (2013)
  • NSERC-Industrial R&D Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 30,000 CAD per year for two years (2012)

Conference Proceeding (3)

  • Hormozi, S. (2015). Shear- induced migration of particles in yield stress fluids. Nantes, France: AERC (2015).
  • Hormozi, S. (2015). The rheological properties of suspensions of non colloidal particles in yield stress fluids. Nantes, France: AERC (2015).
  • Hormozi, S., Maleki, A., Dunbrack, G., Roustaei, A., Frigaard, I. (2014). Visco-plastic fluid flows in cleaning and forming . Fouling and Cleaning in Food Processing 2014: 'Green Cleaning'; 8.

Journal Article, Academic Journal (5)

  • Hormozi, S. (2015). Flows of suspensions of particles in yield stress Fluids. 59. Journal of Rheology; 1449-1486.
  • Hormozi, S. (2015). Macro-size drop encapsulation. 769. J. Fluid Mech; 482-521.
  • Hormozi, S. (2015). Rheology of dense suspensions of non-colloidal spheres in yield-stress Fluids. 776. J. Fluid Mech; 10.
  • Hormozi, S., Ward, M. (2014). A hybrid asymptotic-Numerical method for calculating drag coefficients in 2D low Reynolds number flows. Engineering Mathematics, special issue; 31.
  • Hormozi, S., Dunbrack, G., Frigaard, I. (2014). Vico-plastic sculpting. Physics of Fluids ; 26: 27.