Ali Mohraz

Ali Mohraz

Professor (Joint Appointment)
Office: 4072 Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Building
Lab: 2550 Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Building
(949) 824-2028
(949) 824-2541

Samueli School of Engineering
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697


B.S., Azad University, Chemical Engineering, 1996
M.E., The City University of New York, Chemical Engineering, 1999
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Chemical Engineering, 2004
Post-Doc, University of Illinois, Materials Science and Engineering, 2004 - 2006

Research in Mohraz’s group focuses on both fundamental and applied questions related to the physics of colloidal dispersions, rheology of soft materials, and self-assembly in multiphase fluids.  The applications of Mohraz’s research broadly include the design and bottom-up synthesis of novel microstructured materials and composites for health care, energy, and nanotechnology applications.  For more about current projects in Mohraz’s group, please visit the Colloid Science Laboratory webpage at

Mohraz’s teaching interests are in the areas of Transport Phenomena and Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Colloid and Interface Science, and Computational and Analytical Engineering Mathematics.