Jahirul Mazumder, Ph.D.


Research Engineer


B5, L4, 4255-WS15

Research Interests

My research is primarily focused on developing technologies for catalytic thermochemical conversion of bio/petroleum residues and carbon capture. In this regard, my work endeavors in designing packed/fluidized bed columns/reactors by assimilating experimental investigations and mechanistic modeling approaches.


  • PhD, Chemical Engineering, The University of Western Ontario (UWO), Canada, 2014
  • MESc, Chemical Engineering, The University of Western Ontario (UWO), Canada, 2008
  • BSc, Chemical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh, 2005

Professional Profile

  • 2019-present Research Engineer, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2018-2019: Research Fellow, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Canada
  • 2014-2018: Postdoctoral Associate, Chemical Reactor Engineering Center (CREC), Canada
  • 2013-2016: Co-Instructor, Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, UWO, Canada


  • NSERC-Canada Graduate Scholarship 2010 - 2013
  • Teaching Award (GSTA), UWO 2011
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) 2009; 2010

KAUST Affiliations

  • Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)

  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Thermochemical processes Carbon capture Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Process Modeling and Optimization