Alumni

Abdeldjalil Reguig, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: combustion1, Ignition control, Plasma physics, Electrical discharges, Optical diagnostics

Abdul Gani Abdul Jameel, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: combustion chemistry, Combustion modeling, computational fluid dynamics

Abdullah AlRamadan

PhD Student

Research Interest: combustion1, fuel design, Chemical kinetics, Fuel Properties

Abdulrahman A. Alkhateeb

PhD Student

Research Interest: Experimental Combustion

Adamu Alfazazi

​​​​​​​​​​​​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Autoignition chemistry, Reaction Engineering

Ahfaz Ahmed

Ph.D. Student

Ahmed Alhussain

Master Student

Research Interest: High pressure combustion analysis

Ahmed Harbi

​Master Student

Research Interest: combustion1, Chemical kinetics, Ignition Delay Time, Fuels1, Engines

Aliou Sow, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Anthony Bennett, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Experimental Combustion, Laminar Flames

Ariff Magdoom Mahuthannan

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, Flame Quenching, Supersonic Combustion

Balaji Mohan, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Experimental Spray characterization, High speed imaging techniques, Spray modelling, spray combustion

Belikse Ramljak

​MS Student

Research Interest: Plasma assisted combustion1

Bengt Johansson, Ph. D.

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Research Interest: homogeneous charge compression ignition, HCCI and partially premixed combustion, PPC, high efficiency thermodynamics

Bidoor Alsaif

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laser Spectroscopy, Optical diagnostics

Bingjie Chen

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: combustion1, Laser Diagnostics

Chaoqin Chen

Research Assistant

Claudia Hernández

​Master Student

Research Interest: Thermodynamics, Kinetics

Dr.-Ing. Joshua Gray

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Plasma assisted combustion1, Detonation, DDT

Efstathios Alexandros Tingas, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Ehson Fawad Nasir

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: combustion1, Laser Diagnostics, Chemical kinetics

Eshan Singh, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Fuel-Engine Interaction, Biofuels

Fares Maimani

​Master Student

Research Interest: Oxy-fuel combustion, Carbon Dioxide, ALLAM cycle, Argon Power Cycle

Fethi Khaled

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: combustion kinetics, Laser Diagnostics, Spectroscopy

Francesco Di Sabatino

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Themoacoustic instabilities, combustion1, Gas Dynamics, Propulsion systems

Gani Issayev

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Future Fuels, Bio Fuel Additives, Chemical kinetics, combustion1, Engine Optimization, Vehicle Tyre Design

Gerardo De Jesús Guerrero Peña, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: ​Fuels, Biofuels, nanomaterials

Guangle Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics

Gustav Nyrenstedt

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: High efficiency IC engine concepts, Engine CFD simulations, Low emissions engines

Hanan Wali

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Biolubricant Additive, Optimization, Chemical analysis

Hatsari Mitsudharmadi, PhD

​​Research Specialist

Research Interest: Particle Image Velocimetry, Hot-wire, Schlieren Photography, Flow Visualization

Hsin-Yi Kuo

​MS/PhD Student

Ibrahim Aldlaigan

Master Student

Research Interest: High pressure combustion

Jean-Baptiste Masurier, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Experimental Combustion, Advanced Combustion Engines, Fuels (Alternative and surrogates), Innovative concepts

Leah Bennett

​Executive Administration Assistant

Lee An Cheng

MS Student

Lining Liu

MS Student

Research Interest: Low Pressure, Charged species, temperature

Long Jiang, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: heavy fuel oil combustion, bio-fuel/coal conversion, Oxy-fuel combustion, CO2 capture

Maria Luís Castela, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: DNS numerical simulations, High performance computing, Modeling non-equilibrium reacting flows, Modern Fortran solvers, ​Plasma assisted combustion

Memdouh Belhi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: combustion1, Charged species, Electric field

Mohamed Alshorafa

Master Student

Research Interest: Exhaust Heat Recovery, Data Analysis, Modeling

Mohammad Khaled Shakfa, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, Sensors, and optical spectroscopy

Mohammad Qatomah

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Pressure-gain combustion, Isochoric heat addition gas turbine

Mohammed Aldosari

​Master Student

Research Interest: UAV, CFD, Computational, fluid, dynamics

Mohammed Namanikani

​Master Student

Research Interest: Thermoacoustic Engines

Mohannad Al-Khodaier

Ph.D. Student

Muhammad Waqas

​​Ph.D. Student

Nimal Naser

​Ph.D. Student

Ossama Mannaa

​Ph.D. Student

Prabhu Selvaraj

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Soot modeling, Diffusion flames, DNS

Qinglong Tang, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, PLIF, PLII, combustion characteristics, Engine combustion

Rafig Babayev

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: computational fluid dynamics, Advanced Combustion Engines, Supercritical Combustion

Rahul Dhopeshwar

​​​MS student

Research Interest: computational fluid dynamics, Adaptive Mesh Refinement

Ramgopal Sampath, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Turbulent combustion, Thermo acoustic instabilities, PIV, PLIF, intermittent oscillations, hydrodynamic instabilities, flame stabilization, time series analysis, Proper orthogonal decomposition, dynamic mode decomposition, Lagrangian coherent structures, wavelet analysis

Saeed Alyousef

M.S. Student

Sajad Al Ali

​MS Student

Sally Homsy

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Carbon capture, Calcium looping, Chemical looping combustion, Clean energy

Scott Shaw

​Software Engineer

Srinath Somu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: ​Thermoacoustics, Gas Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Aerodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Experimental Methods and Measurement Sciences

Sufyan M. Jan

​Master Student

Thomas Orrière, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: sparks, microplasmas, ionic wind, non-thermal plasmas, Particle Image Velocimetry, Nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges (NRP), sparks

Tom Butterworth, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: ​Plasma science, Laser Diagnostics, vibrational excitation, non-equilibrium chemistry and catalysis

Vallinayagam Raman, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Vijai Shankar Bhavani Shankar

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Jet-Stirred Reactors, Molecular Beam Mass Spectroscopy, HCCI Engines, Gasoline Surrogates, Biofuels, Chemical Kinetic Mechanism Modelling

Wesley Boyette, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Turbulence, Soot, High-pressure, Laser Diagnostics

Xin Jin, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: CFD modeling, cryogenic CO2 capture, semiconductor growth in space

Xin Jin, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: CFD modeling, cryogenic CO2 capture, semiconductor growth in space

Xinyan Pei, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: heavy fuel oil combustion, Swirling flames, High Pressure Auto-ignition, Hydrocarbon Fuel Thermal Stability, Supercritical Fluid, Coking and Deposition

Yang Li, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: combustion chemistry

Yanzhao An, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Advanced engine combustion optical diagnostics, Fuels for advanced combustion engine, Chemical kinetics and reaction mechanisms, Combustion simulation and optimization, soot particle precursors, soot particulate

Zepeng Li

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Soot formation

Zhen Lu, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctral Fellow

Research Interest: High fidelity simulation of reacting flows, Advanced algorithms for reactive system, Computational diagnostics and modeling​