Husain Baaqel, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

Husain's main research interest is focused on modelling and sustainability-based evaluation and optimization of the Saudi hydrogen economy, innovative clean fuel and carbon management technologies using life cycle thinking. 

Selected Publications


  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, 2022

  • M.Sc., Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, 2014

  • B.SC., Chemical Engineering, University of South Florida, 2012 

Professional Profile

  • 2023-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KASUT, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2018-2023: Graduate Research Assistant, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
  • 2015-2022: Research Engineer, Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • 2013-2015: Teaching Assistant, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Associate Fellowship at the Higher Education Academy in UK
  • Membership at American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Membership at Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Membership at Saudi Section of Combustion Institute
  • Membership at Saudi Council of Engineers
  • Membership at Saudi Chapter of American Chemical Society 


  • TechTalk Best Technical Presentation, Saudi Aramco R&D, 2018

KAUST Affiliations

  • Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)

  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Life cycle assessment Techno-Economic Analysis Process Modelling and Simulation