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Robert Dibble
Robert Dibble Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC), King Abdullah University of Science and Tehnology (KAUST)

Biography

Dr. Dibble is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering here at KAUST. Prof. Dibble’s interests include laser diagnostics in turbulent reactive flows, generation of "green" fuels from biomass, including ethanol and bioDiesel mitigation of greenhouse gases, highest efficiency and lowest pollution combustion of fuels derived from biomass, combustion issues related to global warming, conversion of waste heat to power via Organic Rankine Cycle ( ORC ), spectroscopy, chemical kinetics, turbulent combustion, optics and electronics. Combustion in turbine engines, combustion of oxygenates and biodeisel fuel in diesel engines. Combustion in new engine concept of Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition ( HCCI ).