Bassam S. Aljohani


Ph.D Student

Research Interests

Research interest includes in situ spray characterization, low temperature combustion, and advanced combustion modes in high-pressure conditions of a heavy-duty CI engine. 

Selected Publications

  • In Situ Injection Rate Measurement to Study Single and Split Injections in a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine
    B. Aljohani, M. Ben Houidi, R. Babayev, K. Aljohani and B. Johansson
    SAE Technical Paper, 2019-24-0136, 2019
  • Compression Ratio and Intake Air Temperature Effect on the Fuel Flexibility of Compression Ignition Engine
    S. AlRamadan, M. Ben Houidi, B. Aljohani, H. Eid and B. Johansson
    SAE Technical Paper, 2019-24-0110, 2019
  • Injection Strategies for Isobaric Combustion
    R. Babayev, M. Houidi, V. Shankar, B. Aljohani, B. Johansson
    SAE Technical Paper, 2019-01-2267, 2019


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, KAUST​, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2018
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, U.S.A, 2018

Professional Profile

  • 2015-2016, Lecturer, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia 
  • 2014 - 2015, Cooperative Training Program, Saudi Aramco 

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Saudi Arabian Section of the Combustion Institute


  • 2013-2014, Exchange Program, Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus, U.S.A 

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)
  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Combustion Engines