Faculty

William L. Roberts, Ph.D.

Director of Clean Combustion Research Center | Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Experimental Combustion, Propulsion, and Laser-Based Optical Diagnostics for Reacting Flows

Mani Sarathy, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Clean Combustion Research Center | Professor of Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: ​Comprehensive chemical kinetics, combustion cyberinfrastructure, reaction mechanism reduction, chemistry of multi-scale reacting flows

Hong G. Im, Ph.D.

​​​​​Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Combustion Modelling, High Fidelity Simulations, Internal Combustion Engines, Spray modelling

Bassam Dally, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Aerodynamics, Heat Transfer Optimization, Applied Optics, computational fluid dynamics, Renewable Energy

James Turner, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Spark-ignition Engines, Pressure Charging, e-Fuels, Powertrain Concepts, Fuel Cells

Aamir Farooq, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Fuels and combustion, Sensors

Min Suk Cha, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: ​Plasma assisted combustion, Fuel reforming, Plasma sources, Flame dynamics

Deanna Lacoste, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: High pressure combustion, Thermo acoustic instabilities, Optical diagnostics

Gaetano Magnotti, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: ​Combustion, Laser Diagnostics, Turbulence, Gas Turbines, Internal Combustion Engines

Xu Lu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: electrochemistry, CO2 Conversion, Water Electrolysis, Reactor, In-situ characterization

Thibault Guiberti, Ph.D. - HDR

Assistant Research Professor

Research Interests: Reactive Flows, Turbulence, Hydrogen, ammonia, Optical diagnostics, Chemiluminescence

Mohammed A. Al-Juaied, Ph.D.

Courtesy Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: CCE, CCUS, Carbon capture, Carbon Dioxide Removal, Hydrogen, Life Cycle Analysis, Technology Policy, Techno-economic Assessment

Suk Ho Chung, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Robert W. Dibble, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Staff

Ammad Alvi

Research Engineer

Research Interests: Carbon Capture, Clean Fuels, Desulfurization, Simulations, Hydro processing, Reaction Engineering

Andrew R. Maloney

Center Operations Manager

Amani M. Basagur

Executive Secretary

Adrian Ichim

Laboratory Supervisor - Building 7

Research Interests: Advanced Engine Combustion, Future Fuels

Catherine Owen

Communications Specialist

David White

Laboratory Supervisor - Building 5

Et-touhami Es-sebbar, Ph.D.

Research Infrastructure Manager

Jessica G. Chavez

Event Coordinator

Christopher Motter

Safety Officer

Yunhui Lyu

Admin Assistant

Earnesto Thachil

Laser Safety and Operation Technician

Amelia Puchades Maravilla

Admin. Assistant

Riyad H. Jambi

Engine Lab Technician

Martina Nagl

Laboratory Design & Management Engineer

Abdullah S. Almusabah

Operations Support Technician

Estefany H. Sarabia

Research Laboratory Assistant

Umit Gorcum

Research Assistant

Kevin Nall

Strategic Business Development Officer

Sreenivasa Rao Gubba, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Computational Combustion, Emission reduction​, Alternative Energy, Inverse Diffusion Flames

Hadil K. Khalifi

Lab Technician

Research Interests: Mechanical Engineering, Clean Combustion, Construction and Manifacturing

Khalid Alkhayat

Engineering Technician

Research Scientists

Aiping Chen, Ph.D.

Research Technician

Research Interests: Catalysis, Analysis, Hydrogen

Ayman Elbaz, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Non-premixed flames, Swirling flames, Laminar and Turbulent flame speed, Jet flames in a heated co-flow, Elevated pressure combustion

Daniel Enebeli

Research Consultant

Research Interests: BSF processing

Deoras Prabhudharwadkar, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Carbon capture, Thermal Storage, Advanced Power Cycles, Multi-phase Flows

Felipe Campuzano-Diosa, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Renewable Energy, Thermochemical processes, Chemical kinetics

Francisco Hernández Pérez, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Combustion science and technology, computational science and engineering, computational fluid dynamics, high-performance scientific computing, laminar, turbulent and multiphase flow modelling

Giovanni Vorraro, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Internal Combustion Engines, e-Fuels, Fuel Cells, Numerical Modelling, Experimental Activities

Hassnain Abbas Khan, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Automotive exhaust After-treatments, Sustainable Energy with Low Carbon and Low Pollutant Emissions

Janardhanraj Subburaj, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Experimental fluid dynamics, Shockwave applications, Miniature shock tubes, High-speed flow visualization, Numerical modeling, Detonation dynamics

Jinwoo Son, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Electric field, flame propagation speed, electric body force

Junjun Guo, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Numerical simulation, Soot modeling, Radiation, Oxy-fuel combustion

Karl Chatelain, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Experimental, Modeling, Detonation, Spectroscopy, Laser Diagnostics, Chemical kinetics, ​Combustion

Khalil Djebbi

Research Specialist

Madhumitha Dhanasekaran, Ph.D.

Research Assistant

Research Interests: Colloids, Protein Interactions, Polymers, Rheology, Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation (QCM-D), Protein Crystallography, Langmuir Studies, Cell Membranes, Giant Vesicles

Manuel Monge Palacios, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Theoretical kinetic and dynamic studies of gas phase reactions, combustion and atmospheric chemistry​

Minh Bau Luong, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS), Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI), Low Temperature Combustion (LTC), Internal Combustion Engine Simulation, Turbulence

Moez Ben Houidi, EngD, PhD

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Sprays and Atomization, Hydrogen ICE, combustion propagation regimes, Sustainable Fuels

Mohammed AlAbbad, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: ​Combustion, Chemical kinetics, Laser Diagnostics

Paolo Guida, Ph.D.

Research Technician

Research Interests: Multi-phase, Heavy Fuels, OpenFOAM, Surrogates, Emulsions

Raghu Vamsi Kodaboina

Research Specialist

Research Interests: Fuel Cell, Blue / Green Hydrogen, Membrane Analysis Collaboration, Reheating & Regeneration, Clean Combustion & Net Zero Emission, LCA

Sai S. Sreedharan, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Cryogenic Carbon Capture, Aeromechanics, Rotordynamics, Gas Turbine Aerodynamics, Product Development

Saumitra Saxena, Ph.D.

Application Specialist

Research Interests: Fuel Kinetics, Computational Combustion, Emissions, Hot Corrosion, Ash-bearing fuels

Shashank Sakleshpur Nagaraja, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: combustion chemistry, Mechanism Development, Carbon Neutral Fuels

Shekhar R Kulkarni, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Process Engineering, Reactor design, Catalysis

Shuixiu Tang

Project Engineer

Sushant Giri

Research Specialist

Research Interests: Black Soldier Flies, Chitin, Bio-fuel

Vitor Borges

Research Engineer

Postdoctoral Fellows

Abdul Malek, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: PV-EC Water Splitting, Microfluidic Electrolyzer, CO2 reduction, Seawater Electrolysis, Green Hydrogen, nanomaterials

Adamu Alfazazi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Autoignition chemistry, Reaction Engineering

Bin Wu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Oxy-fuel combustion, Ozone Assisted Combustion

Chaochen Xu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Functional Material, electrocatalysis, Energy Conversion

Dapeng Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ultrasensitive UV absorption diagnostic, Biofuel, rate rules

Dinesh Mengu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Jet Propulsion, Rocket Propulsion, ​Combustion

Eric Javier Fong Cisneros, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Internal Combustion Engines, Hybrid Vehicles, Engine Testing

Erica Quadarella, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Turbulence-chemistry interaction, CFD of turbulent flames

Fahad Almatrafi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Injection systems, Internal combustion engines, e-fuels

Gani Issayev, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Combustion, ammonia, Hydrogen, Biofuels, oxygenates

Ge Gao, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: nano catalysis, electrocatalysis

Hani Ababneh, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Process Design, Process Modeling, CO2 capture, ​Fuels, Thermodynamics, Energy Analysis

Hao Wu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Spray, Atomization, Multiphase Flow, Droplet, ICE

Husain Baaqel, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Life cycle assessment, Techno-Economic Analysis, Process Modelling and Simulation

Ilman Nuran Zaini, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Industrial Decarbonization, Thermochemical Conversion, Bioenergy, Waste-to-Energy, Electrification, Process Modeling and Simulation

Jiabiao Zou, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: combustion and atmospheric chemistry​, Laser Diagnostics, Theoretical Calculations

Jiabo Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Energy Conversion, Chemical kinetics, ​Combustion

Jiwu Zhao, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Carbon Dioxide Reduction, Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation, DFT Calculation

Liang Huang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: electrochemistry, nanomaterials, Synergistic Effect, Single-Atom Catalysis

Liang Yu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Autoignition, Swirl Flame Instability, High-Pressure Plasma-Assisted Combustion

Marcelo Benitez, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: cryogenic CO2 capture, Physics-based Energy Solutions, Interfacial Phenomena

Md. Abdul Wakil, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Laser diagnostics, 2D Raman, High pressure combustion, Hydrogen energy

Mebin Samuel Panithasan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Engines, Alternative fuels, ​Combustion, Optical diagnostics, droplet combustion

Mhedine Alicherif, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Plasma physics, Detonation, ​Plasma assisted combustion, Catalysis, Experimental

Omar Behar, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Concentrating Solar Power, Solar Radiation Modeling, Thermodynamic Cycles, Hybrid Solar Thermal PV, Sola Ammonia Cracking, Solar Radiation, Hybrid Solar Energy Systems

Qi Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Nanoparticles growth, Soot Precursors, kinetic modeling, Combustion Mechanism, Reaction Pathways, Gas-phase Chemistry, Quantum Chemistry Calculations

Qiren Zhu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Quantum Chemistry Calculations, Combustion Kinetics, Internal Combustion Engines, Alternative Fuels, Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysts, Machine Learning

Rafi Malik, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Numerical combustion, Principal Component Analysis, Reduced-order models, PCA, Low-dimensional manifolds

Raghib Shakeel, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Numerical combustion, Burner Design, Oxyfuel Combustion, Dual Annulus Swirl Burners, ICEs, RANS, LES

Ribhu Gautam, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Fast Pyrolysis, Kinetics, Biofuels, Biomass, Micro- and Macroalgae, Polymers

Santiago Cardona Vargas, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Spray Flames, Injection Systems, Optical and Laser Diagnostics, Gas Turbines, High pressure combustion

Shixing Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ammonia combustion, kinetic modeling, turbulent burning velocity, Optical diagnostics

Sonu Kumar, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Liquid and Gaseous Combustion, Hydrogen flame, Swirl Combustion, Gas Turbine Combustion, TLAF, Raman, Absorption, LIF

Sylvain L. Michaux, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Sylvain Marragou, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Combustion, Hydrogen, High-pressure, Swirled flow, Injectors, Gas turbines, Optical diagnostics, Combustion noise, Flame stabilization, Mixing, Flame/Flow interactions, hermo-acoustic instabilities

Tajammul Syed, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Dual Comb Spectroscopy, Optical Networks, Gain Switched Combs, mmW and RoF generation, Optical Atomic Clocks

Takuya Tomidokoro, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Flame dynamics, Inhomogeneous Combustion, Alternative fuels, Flame-Wall Interaction

Tawfik Badawy, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ICE, Emissions, Biofuels, Optical diagnostics, Partially Premixed Flames

Varaha Prasad Sarvothaman, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Hydrodynamic Cavitation, Fuel Desulphurization, Scale-up

Wanxia Zhao, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Combustion species, Polarization spectroscopy

Xianyun Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: 3D printing, Reactor Design, Microfluidic

Xinhua Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Plasma-assisted Ignition and Combustion, Plasma for Fuel Transformation, Plasma-enhanced Reaction Kinetics

Xinlei Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: High fidelity simulation of reacting flows, Engine combustion modeling, Chemical kinetics mechanisms

Yanrong Xue, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Hydrogen, Electrocatalyst, Mechanism

Ph.D. Students

Abdullah Zaihi

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Hydrogen, Spray, H2 Combustion, Simulation, CFD, CONVEREG Science Software

Abdulrahman Asiri

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Sooting Hydrogen Flames, Sustainable Technologies, Circular Carbon Economy

Ahmad Alsewailem

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: ​Fuels, Hydrogen carriers, Chemical kinetics

Ahmed Ihab Haroun

MS / Ph.D. Student

Aibolat Dyuisenakhmetov

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Diesel Engines, Sprays, Turbochargers

Alessandro Carinci

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: CFD, HPC, GPU

Alfaisal Albalawi

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Autoignition of Fuels, High pressure combustion, Lifted flame, MILD Combustion

Ali Altowilib

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Hydrogen Transport and Storage Technologies, Life cycle assessment, Energy Transition

Ali Elkhazraji

​M.S./Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: LTHR, P-T diagrams, Argon

Amit Kunte

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: CFD, Electrolysis, Numerical Methods, Clean energy

Ammar Alkhalifa

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Experimental Combustion, Plasma

Ana Rousseva

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Waste Valorization, Supercritical Water Gasification, Renewable Energy

Andres Cardenas Alvarez

MS/Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Heavy Fuel Oils, Analytical Characterization

Aswath Mohanan

Ph.D. Student

Badamasi Babaji

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Gas Turbines, Fuel Cells, SOFC, PEM Cells, Wave Rotors

Baqer Aljaman

MS/ Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Hydrogen and Ammonia Combustion, Machine learning, Zero-emissions fuels

Basem Eraqi

MS/Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Sustainable Energy Sources, ​Combustion, e-Fuels, CO2 Capture and Utilization

Carolina Arias Gallego

MS/ Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: sustainable energy and fuels, Clean Combustion

César Lucio Cifuentes

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Renewable Energy, Hydrodynamics, Aerodynamics, Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vortex-induced Vibrations, Wake-induced Vibrations

Chengcheng Zhao

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Alternative fuels, Biofuels, Life cycle assessment

Chiara Canciani

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Ultrasonic Waves, Ultrasonically Induced Cavitation, Metal Oxides Leaching, Heavy Fuels, Gasification

Christopher Wagstaff

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Cryogenic Carbon Capture, Solids-formation, Separations

Daniel Vigarinho de Campos

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: ​Combustion, Compressible Flow, Experimental Research, Power Generation

Diana Ezendeeva

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Advanced laser diagnostics, Fluid Dynamics, Clean Combustion

Duc Duy Nguyen

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Internal Combustion Engines, Clean-Burning Fuel, Hydrogen

Edwin Guevara Romero

MS|Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Petroleomics, Heavy Fuel Oil, Analytical Chemistry

Edwing Grajales Gonzalez

​MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Computational Chemistry, chemical kinetic modeling

Elia Colleoni

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Pyrolysis, SARA, HFO, VRO, ODS, Desulfurization

Fabiyan Angikath

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: ​Modeling antagonistic effect​

Fahad Almatrafi

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Internal Combustion Engines, Machine learning

Faseeh AbdulRahman Kulangara Kandiyil

Ph.D. student

Research Interests: computational fluid dynamics, Process Modeling, ​Combustion

Gianmaria Viciconte

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Heavy Fuel (HFO) Valorization, Oxidative Desulfurization of HFO, Sonochemistry

Giuseppe Pezzella

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Adsorption, CO2 capture

Harif Fontecha

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Techno-Economic Analysis, Power Modelling, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Haytham Hamad Alhamed

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment, Energy Economics, Renewable Energy, Drilling Tools, Drilling Automation

Holkan Vazquez Sanchez

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Life cycle assessment, Sustainability, Circular Economy, Carbon capture, Ecology, Renewable Energy

Ihsan Farouki

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Microwave, Spectroscopy, Kinetics

Jiajun Li

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: ​Combustion, Clean energy, Laser Diagnostics

Jianyu Dou

Ph.D Student

Jin Park

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Fuel reforming, Plasma applications

Jinan Aljaziri

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Biomass pyrolysis, Biofuels, Chemical kinetics

Jonathan Peterson

Master/ Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Experimental Combustion, Engine Performance

Jordan N. Figueiredo

MS | Ph.D Student

Juan Giraldo Delgado

MS Student

Research Interests: Machine learning applied to ICE, Prediction of fuel-engine behavior, Fuel high throughput screening, AI applied to Chemical Engineering

Juan Restrepo Cano

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: computational fluid dynamics, Chemical kinetics, catalytic oil upgrading, Lattice-Boltzmann modelling

Kalim Uddeen

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: High efficiency ICE, Knock, Optical & Laser Diagnostic, Low emissions

Kevin Moreno Cabezas

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Internal Combustion Engines, Modelling, CFD Simulations, Thermodynamics, combustion1

Khalid Alhazmi

​MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Machine learning, Chemical Reactions, Modeling, Process Optimization

Lele Ren

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: ​Combustion, Clean energy, Laser Diagnostics, MILD Combustion

Maojin Gong

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: FIV, Renewable Energy, CFD, Flow Around Cylinder

Md Zafar Ali Khan

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Clean Combustion, Machine learning, Optimization, Decarbonization

Mengtian Jin

Ph.D. Student

Michael A. Oyinloye

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Cryogenic Carbon Capture, Desublimation, Fluid-flow Modelling

Mohamad Abou Daher

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Chemical kinetics, Heterogeneous Catalysts, Clean Fuels

Mohammad Adil

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Chemical kinetics, Heat Transfer

Mohammed Almomtan

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Machine learning, Numerical Optimization, combustion kinetics

Muhammad Bukar

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Combustion and Laser Diagnostics

Myriam Belmekki

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Chemical kinetics, Shock Tube Studies, laser absorption spectroscopy, Theoretical rate calculations

Nader N Shohdy

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Thermal Acoustics Instabilities, Plasma-assisted Ammonia Flame

Nicole Laws

​MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Hot Corrosion

Niraj Panthi

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Aerodynamics, High Pressure Engine Combustion, Supersonic Flows, Shock waves

Pohan Chen

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Modeling of Multiphase Flows, computational fluid dynamics, Spray Modeling

Priybrat Sharma

​Ph.D. Students

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Internal Combustion Engines, Advance Combustion Technologies, Diagnostics Development

Raul Andres Serrano Bayona

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Autothermal Reforming, Experimental set-up, Kinetic Modelling

Renston Jake Fernandes

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Spark-ignition Engines, e-Fuels, Combustion Technology, Powercharging

Roman Zamchii

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Cold Atmospheric Plasma of Gas Discharges

Ruofan Sun

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: CO2, electrochemistry

Ruslan Khamedov

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: computational fluid dynamics, High fidelity simulation,, Combustion modeling

Samir Rojas Chavez

​Ph.D. Student

Sangeeth Sanal

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Computational fluid mechanics of reactive and non-reactive flows

Seunghwan Bang

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Laminar Flames, Lifted flame, Plasma assisted combustion1, Laser Diagnostics

Sirio Brunialti

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Kinetics, ​Combustion, Fuel

Suliman Abdelwahid

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Modelling of Reacting Flows, Sustainable Fuels

Suman Basnet

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Oxy-fuel combustion, MILD Combustion, CFD Simulations, Laser Diagnostics

Sunho Park

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Flame response under electric fields​

Tairan Wang

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Quantum chemistry, Machine learning

Touqeer Anwar Kashif

MS/Ph.D. Student

Vigneshwaran Sankar

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Propulsion and Combustion

Vijayamanikandan Vijayarangan

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Computational Combustion, Turbulence Modeling, Machine learning

Wenxian Tang

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Combustuon, Biofuels, PM emissions

Xiao Shao

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: CFD, Data-driven, Plasma assisted combustion1

Xinguang Luo

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, combustion1, Raman Scattering

Xinyang Wang

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: CFR Engine, Spark-Ignition Engine, Hydrogen Fuel, Low-Carbon Fuel, Post-Treatment of Emission

Yada Leo Li

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Fuel, Spectroscopy, Laser Sensors

Yitong Zhai

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: combustion1, Kinetic model, Catalysis

Youssef Al Ashkar

​MS/ Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Combustion Reaction Modeling

Yujia Wu

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Coal Combustion, Organic Pollutants, Condensable Particulate Matter (CPM), Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs), Emission Characteristics

Zeinab Al Hadi

Ms/Ph.D. student

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Raman Scattering, Rayleigh

Zubayr Omar M Hassan

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: ​Combustion, Turbulent, ammonia, Sustainable Energy, Flame, NO/OH-PLIF

Master Students

Abdulrahman Alkadhi

MS Student

Research Interests: Internal Combustion, Hybridization, Automotive, Aerospace

Adrian Jano Fong

MS/PhD Student

Research Interests: Plasma, ​Combustion, Modelling, Kinetics

Ahmed Al Towaileb

M.S./Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Internal Combustion Engines, Spark-ignition Engines, Hydrogen Fuel

Ahmed Badia Alkhiary

MS Student

Research Interests: Turbomachinery, Engineering Design, Clean Combustion, Sustainable Energy

Ahmed Muhammad Azmeer

MS Student

Research Interests: Solar Thermal Energy, Renewable Energy, Gas Turbines, CFD, Fluid Dynamics, Image Processing, Thermofluids, Heat Transfer

Ali Almuallim

MS Student

Research Interests: Clean Combustion, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Engineering Design

Anas Alamoudi

MS Student

Research Interests: e-Fuel, Turbomachinery, Internal Combustion Engine, Propulsion, Aerospace

Andres Felipe Garzon Alzate

MS/PhD Student

Research Interests: Internal Combustion Engines, Advance Combustion Technologies, Laser Diagnosis

Bima Prasetya Pancasakti

MS/PhD Student

Research Interests: Waste Valorization, Sustainable and Renewable Energy

Faisal Al Madhoon

MS/Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Low Emission and Natural Gas Engines, Poisonous Gas Treatment, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Machine learning

Faruk Y. Aydin

MS Student

Research Interests: Soot formation, Laser Diagnostics, Emission Control

Iliana D. Dimitrova

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: CFD, Sustainable Fuels, Combustion Phenomena

Ivan Perez

MS Student

Research Interests: Aerospace Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics

Kesty Yong Kenkoh

Ms | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Waste Heat Recovery, Turbomachinery, Heat Exchangers

Khalid Faiz Alahmadi

MS Student

Research Interests: Reaction Engineering, Kinetics, JSR

Lucero Segura Juárez

MS/Ph. D. student

Research Interests: Turbulence, Laser Diagnostics

Mohamed Sy

​MS | PhD student

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, ML, Kinetics, Energy, Laser Sensing

Mohammed Bo Khamseen

Master Student

Research Interests: Clean energy, Automotive industry, Plasma, Sustainability

Monserrat Echegoyen

MS Student

Research Interests: Sustainability, Clean energy, Renewable Energy, Aerospace Engineering, Quantum Mechanics

Rafael Menaca

Ms/Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Internal Combustion Engines, computational fluid dynamics, Combustion Modelling, Decarbonization, Computation Fluid Mechanics

Reginal Nzubechi Muonaka

Ms| Ph.D. student

Research Interests: pressure gain, ​Combustion

Roque Viera

MS/ Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: ​Combustion, Laser Diagnostics

Rukaiyat Suleiman Musa

MS / PhD Student

Research Interests: Biofuel, Biomass, Hydrothermal Liquefaction

Sai Sudharshan Ravi

MS Student

Research Interests: Sustainable Mobility Solutions, Clean Energy Systems, Techno-Economic Analysis, Life cycle assessment, Energy Systems Modelling

Shams Musheer

MS Student

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, ​Combustion, Clean energy, Efuels, Carbon capture

Talah Tayeb

MS Student

Research Interests: Renewable Energy, Sustainable Technology, Energy Efficiency

Urbano Alfonso Medina Martínez

MS Student

Research Interests: High Fidelity Simulations of Reacting Flows, Computational Fluid Mechanics, Combustion Modelling, Turbulence Modelling, Decarbonization

Xavier López

MS Student

Research Interests: Sustainability, Clean energy, Carbon fibers

Xiao Chen

MS Student

Research Interests: CoraH: research 2d materials