Hadi Hoghooghi

Technische Universität München
Boltzmannstr. 15
Room 2735
85748 Garching b. München
Email: hadi.hoghooghi@tum.de

Research Interests

  • Wind Energy, Wind Turbines Aerodynamics and Control
  • Load Alleviation on Multi-megawatt Wind Turbines
  • Wind Farm Control
  • Digital Twin Technology
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Turbomachinery Design
  • Hydropower
  • Propulsion Systems
  • R&D Mechanical Engineering
  • Experimentation & Innovation
  • CFD

Curriculum Vitae

2008 - 2012: B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology (IUT), Isfahan, Iran
2010 - 2013: Research Assistant, Wind Tunnel Laboratory, Subsea Research & Development Center, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
2012 - 2015: M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (Energy Conversion Div.), Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Tehran, Iran
2015 - 2017: Head of R&D, Turbomachinery and Renewable Energy Group, Durali System Design and Automation Co. (DSDA Co.), Tehran, Iran
2017 - 2021: Dr. sc. (PhD) in Mechanical and Process Engineering, Laboratory for Energy Conversion, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2021 - Present: Post Doctoral Research Associate, Chair of Wind Energy, Technische Universität München, Germany


  • Hoghooghi, H., Bertelè, M., Anand, A., and Bottasso, C. L. (2024). A wind turbine digital shadow with tower and blade degrees of freedom - Preliminary results and comparison with a simple tower fore-aft model, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, (Vol. 2767, Issue 3, p. 032026). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2767/3/032026.
  • Hoghooghi H, Chokani N, Abhari RS, (2021), A novel optimised nacelle to alleviate wind turbine unsteady loads, Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, 219, 104817, doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2021.104817

  • Mehr G, Durali M, Khakrand MH, Hoghooghi H, (2021), A novel design and performance optimization methodology for hydraulic cross-flow turbines using successive numerical simulations, 169, 1402-1421. doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2021.01.090

  • Hoghooghi H, Chokani N, Abhari RS, (2020), Optical measurements of multi-megawatt wind turbine dynamic response, Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, 206, 104214. doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2020.104214

  • Hoghooghi H, Chokani N, Abhari RS, (2020), Individual Blade Pitch Control for Extended Fatigue Lifetime of Multi-Megawatt Wind Turbines, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1618, 022008. doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1618/2/022008

  • Hoghooghi H, Chokani N, Abhari RS, (2019), Effectiveness of individual pitch control on a 5 MW downwind turbine, Renewable Energy, 139, 435-446. doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.02.088

  • Hoghooghi H, Chokani N, Abhari RS, (2019), Enhanced Yaw Stability of Downwind Turbines, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1356, 012020. doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1356/1/012020

  • Nematollahi O, Hajabdollahi Z, Hoghooghi H, Kim KC, (2019), An evaluation of wind turbine waste heat recovery using organic Rankine cycle, Journal of cleaner production, 214, 705-716. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.01.009

  • Hoghooghi H, Durali M, Kashef A, (2018), A new low-cost swirler for axial micro-hydro turbines of low head potential, Renewable Energy, 128, 375-390. doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.05.086

  • Hoghooghi H, Ahmadabadi MN, Manshadi MD, (2016), Optimization of a subsonic wind tunnel nozzle with low contraction ratio via ball-spine inverse design method, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 30, 5, 2059-2067. doi.org/10.1007/s12206-016-0412-2

  • Nematollahi O, Hoghooghi H, Rasti M, Sedaghat A, (2016), Energy demands and renewable energy resources in the Middle East, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 54, 1172-1181. doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2015.10.058

  • Hoghooghi H, Ahmadabadi MN, Manshadi MD, (2015), Qualitative and quantitative investigation of honeycomb and screens effect in the improvement of flow characteristics in a subsonic wind tunnel, Journal of Tabriz Mechanical Engineering (in Farsi), 45 (1), 1-10.