Text Box: Dr. Amir Lohrasebi
Associate Professor of Physics


Physics Department, Faculty of Science,

University of Isfahan, Hezar Jerib St.

Isfahan 81764-73441, Iran.

Email Address:  lohrasebi@nano.ipm.ac.ir


Phone:                +98-31-37934727


· B.Sc. Physics Isfahan University of Technology , Iran, 2002

· M.Sc. Physics Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, 2004

· Ph.D. Physics School of Nano-science, IPM,   Tehran, Iran, 2008

Research Interests

· Computational Nano-Physics ( MD, MC, …)

· Water Nano-Filters and Nano-Motors

· Nano- and Microfluidics Simulation

· Physical Modeling of Nano-Bio systems

· Molecular structure and physiological function of membrane channels

· Physical Properties of 2D nano sheet such as Graphene.

University of Isfahan

· Research 

· Water filteration








· Motor proteins

          - Ion Channels








         - Microtubules







         - F0F1-ase



· Graphene properties


· Publications

1) Y. Jamali, A. Lohrasebi, H. Rafii-Tabar, Computational modeling of the stochastic dynamics of kinesin biomolecular motors, Physica A 381, 239 (2007).


2) A. Lohrasebi, Y. Jamali, H. Rafii-Tabar, Modeling the effect of external electric field and current on the stochastic dynamics of ATPase nano-biomolecular motors, Physica A 387, 5466 (2008).


3) A. Lohrasebi, H. Rafii-Tabar : Computational modeling of an ion-driven nanomotor, Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling 27, 116–123 (2008).


4) A. Lohrasebi, M. Neek-Amal, M. R. Ejtehadi, Directed motion of C60 on a graphene sheet subjected to a temperature gradient, PHYSICAL REVIEW E 83, 042601 (2011).


5) A. Lohrasebi, Y. Jamali, Computational modeling of a rotary nanopump, Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling. Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling 29, 1025 (2011).


6) A. Lohrasebi, S. Mohamadi, S. Fadai, H. Rafii-Tabar, Modelling the influence of thermal effects induced by radio frequency electric field on the dynamics of the ATPase nano-biomolecular motors, Physica Medica: European Journal of Medical Physics (Physica Medica) 28, 221 (2012).


7) A. Lohrasebi, N. Nory, Molecular dynamics modelling of an electrical-driven linear nanopump, Molecular Simulation Vol. 38, No. 10, 850 (2012).


8) A. Lohrasebi, M. Feshanjerdi, A rotary nano ion pump: A molecular dynamics study, Journal of Molecular Modeling 18, 4191 (2012).


9) M. Sajadi, A. Lohrasebi, H. Rafii-Tabar, Modeling the effect of a GHz electric field on the dynamics of K+ ions in KcsA potassium channel. Molecular Simulation, 40(5), 399 (2014).


10) A. Lohrasebi, M. Amini, and M. Neek-Amal, The effects of temperature and vacancies on dynamics of crack in graphene sheet. AIP Advances 4, 057113 (2014).


11) A. Lohrasebi, M. Sajadi, Effect of external electric fields on the potential energy profile of K+ ions in selective filter of the KcsA potassium channel, Molecular Simulation, 40 (13), 1067 (2014).


12) H.R. Saiidi, A. Lohrasebi, K. Mahnam, Computational modeling study  of external electric field effects on the mechanical properties of microtubule αβ-tubulin dimer, Journal of Molecular Modeling, 20:2395 (2014).


13) A. Lohrasebi, Computational Modeling of the Effect of an External Magnetic Field on a Ferromagnetic Fluid Droplet, J Supercond Nov Magn 28:777–780 (2015).


14)A. Lohrasebi, A. Vaez, H. Raffi-Tabar, Molecular dynamics simulation of crack propagation in a 2D Pd-Ir random alloy, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, 12:1–5 )2015(.


15) S. S. Setayandeh, A. Lohrasebi, Influence of GHz electric field on the mechanical properties of Microtubule, J Mol Model, 21:85 (2015).


16) M. Sajadi, A. Lohrasebi, S. S. Setayandeh, H. Rafii-Tabar, Water molecules response to an external GHz electric field in KcsA potassium channel: a molecular modeling approach, Journal of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, 14: 2 (2015).


17) S. Rikhtehgaran, A. Lohrasebi, Water desalination by a designed nano filter of graphene-charged carbon nanotube: a molecular dynamics study, Desalination, 365, 176–181 (2015).


18) H.R. Saiidi, S. S. Setayandeh, A. Lohrasebi, Molecular modeling of oscillating GHz electric field influence on the kinesin affinity to microtubule, Chin. Phys. B, 24: 8 (2015).


19) S. S. Setayandeh, A. Lohrasebi, The effects of external electric fields of 900 MHz and 2450 MHz frequencies on αβ-tubulin dimer stabilized by paclitaxel: Molecular dynamics approach, Journal of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, 15: 2 (2016).


20) S. S. Setayandeh, A. Lohrasebi, Multi scale modeling of 2450 MHz electric field effects on microtubule mechanical properties, Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling 70, 122–128 (2016).


21) S. Gholami, A. K. Bordbar, A. Lohrasebi, Identifying binding modes of two synthetic derivatives of adrenalin to the α2C-adrenoceptor by using molecular modeling; insights into the α2C–adrenoceptor activation, Biophysical Chemistry 223,  17–24 (2017).


22) M. Kargar, A. Lohrasebi, Deformation of water nano-droplets on graphene under the influence of constant and alternative electric fields, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 19, 26833 (2017).


23) A. Lohrasebi, S. Rikhtehgaran, Ion separation and water purification by applying external

electric field on porous graphene membrane, Nano Research, 11(4), 2229–2236 (2018).


24) S. Rikhtehgaran, A. Lohrasebi, Multilayer Nanoporous Graphene as a Water Purification Membrane, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 18, 5799–5803 (2018).


25) S. S. Setayandeh, A. Lohrasebi, Flexibility and kinesin affinity of paclitaxel stabilized microtubule under the influence of GHz electric fields: A molecular modeling approach, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 18, 7902-7906 (2018).


26) M. Neek-Amal, A. Lohrasebi, M. Mousaei, B. Radha, F. M. Peeters, Fast water flow through graphene nanocapillaries: a continuum model approach involving the microscopic structure of confined water, Applied Physics Letters, 113 (8), 083101-6 (2018).


27) M. Kargar, F. Khasheii, A. Lohrasebi, Influence of electric fields on the efficiency of multilayer graphene membrane, Journal of Molecular Modeling, 24, 241 (2018).


28) Z. Rahimi, A. Lohrasebi, Modeling the Effect of GHz Electric Fields on Dynamics of Fendilin and Diltiazem Drugs in the L-Type Calcium Channel, Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine, 10, 1077 (2018).


29) M. Amini, A. Lohrasebi, A. Vaez, Molecular dynamics study of gold nano-clusters aggregation on a model defected graphene, Indian Journal of Physics, 1346, 1-6 (2018).


30) M. Kargar, A. Lohrasebi, Water flow modeling through a graphene-based nanochannel: theory and simulation,  Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 21, 3304 (2019).


31) A. Lohrasebi, T. Koslowski, Modeling water purification by an aquaporin-inspired graphene-based nano-channel, Journal of Molecular Modeling, 25, 280 (2019).


· My Group

   M.S. Students:                                                     Ph.D Students:

         M. Feshanjerdi (2010-2012)                               M. Kargar (2015 up to now)

         M. Sajadi (2010-2012)                                        M.S. Alizadeh (2017 up to now)

         N. Nouri (2010-2012)                                          F. Aghaii (2017 up to now)

         H.R. Saieedi (2011-2013)                                    Z. Rahimi (2018 up to now)

         M. Setayandeh (2012-2014)

         M. Rikhtehgaran (2012-2014)

         Z. Rahimi (2013-2014)

         M. Ghorbani (2013-2015)

         A. Alidosti (2014-2016)

         F. Khasheii (2015-2017)