Ph.D. Students

Abdulrahman Magdy Mohammed

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Internal Combustion Engines, Future mobility, hydrogen combustion, climate change mitigation, Carbon capture

Aessa Alabdrabalnabi

MS/Ph.D Student

Research Interest: Pyrolysis, Machine learning, MSW

Aibolat Dyuisenakhmetov

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Diesel Engines, Sprays, Turbochargers

Akhmad Faruq Alhikami

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Spray Ignition, Alternative fuels combustion, Optical diagnostics

Alberto Ceschin

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: CFD, multiphase and multicomponent spray modelling, DNS/LES, OpenFOAM

Alfaisal Albalawi

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Autoignition of Fuels, High pressure combustion, Lifted flame, MILD Combustion

Ali Elkhazraji

​M.S./Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: LTHR, P-T diagrams, Argon

Ana Antunes

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Carbon capture, Air pollution

Aqeel Al-Manashi

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics

Aswath Mohanan

Ph.D. Student

Azat Amiralin

​MS/Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Heat Transfer Optimization, Inverse Design, Machine learning, Modeling and Simulation

Bassam S. Aljohani

Ph.D Student

Research Interest: Combustion Engines

Can Shao

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Soot formation, PAHs, Diesel Surrogate

Chengcheng Zhao

Ph.D Student

Research Interest: Alternative fuels, Biofuels, Life cycle assessment

Christopher Wagstaff

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Cryogenic Carbon Capture, Solids-formation, Separations

Cristian Avila Jimenez

​Ph.D. Student

Daniel Vigarinho de Campos

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Combustion, Compressible Flow, Experimental Research, Power Generation

Dapeng Liu

Ph.D. student

Davide Del Cont-Bernard

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, Plasma assisted combustion1

Diana Ezendeeva

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Advanced laser diagnostics, Fluid Dynamics, Clean Combustion

Dragos Bogdan Ilies

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Atmospheric chemistry, ​Chemistry, Chemical analysis, ​Combustion

Edwin Guevara Romero

MS|Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Petroleomics, Heavy Fuel Oil, Analytical Chemistry

Edwing Grajales Gonzalez

​MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Computational Chemistry, chemical kinetic modeling

Elia Colleoni

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Pyrolysis, SARA, HFO, VRO, ODS, Desulfurization

Emad Al Ibrahim

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Machine learning, Modeling and Simulation

Erica Quadarella

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Turbulence-chemistry interaction, CFD of turbulent flames

Fabiyan Angikath

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Modeling antagonistic effect​

Fahad Almatrafi

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Internal Combustion Engines, Machine learning

Farha Khan

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: laminar flame speed, natural gas combustion, schlieren imaging

Gianmaria Viciconte

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Heavy Fuel (HFO) Valorization, Oxidative Desulfurization of HFO, Sonochemistry

Giuseppe Pezzella

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Adsorption, CO2 capture

Hammam Aljabri

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for reactive and non-reactive flows, IC engines, Numerical analysis

Hao Shi

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Combustion Engine, Variable Compression

Hao Tang

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, Raman, High Pressure Flame

Haoyi Wang

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Chemical kinetics, Low Pressure, combustion1

Holkan Vazquez Sanchez

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Life cycle assessment, Sustainability, Circular Economy, Carbon capture, Ecology, Renewable Energy

Jiajun Li

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Combustion, Clean energy, Laser Diagnostics

Jin Park

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, Fuel reforming, Plasma applications

Jinan Aljaziri

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Biomass pyrolysis, Biofuels, Chemical kinetics

Joel Lisanti

​Ph.D. Student

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

Juan Giraldo Delgado

MS Student

Research Interest: Machine learning applied to ICE, Prediction of fuel-engine behavior, Fuel high throughput screening, AI applied to Chemical Engineering

Juan Restrepo Cano

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: computational fluid dynamics, Chemical kinetics, catalytic oil upgrading, Lattice-Boltzmann modelling

Julide Maskun

Ph.D. Student

Junyu Hao

​Ph.D. Student

Kalim Uddeen

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: High efficiency ICE, Knock, Optical & Laser Diagnostic, Low emissions

Kevin Moreno Cabezas

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Internal Combustion Engines, Modelling, CFD Simulations, Thermodynamics, combustion1

Khaiyom Hakimov

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Pre-chamber combustion, Chemical kinetics, Future Fuels

Khalid Alhazmi

​MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Machine learning, Chemical Reactions, Modeling, Process Optimization

Khalid Aljohani

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Shock Tube, Chemical kinetics, Laser diagnostic, Ignition related studiesIgnition related studies

Kiran Yalamanchi

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Machine learning, Chemical kinetics, Thermochemistry

Lorenzo Angelilli

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: CFD, OH-PLIF, High pressure combustion, Spray

Manuel Alejandro Echeverri Marquez

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ICE, combustion1, CFD Simulations

Mhanna Mhanna

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Chemical kinetics, Laser Diagnostics

Michael A. Oyinloye

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Cryogenic Carbon Capture, Desublimation, Fluid-flow Modelling

Mickael Silva

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Computational fluid mechanics of reactive and non-reactive flows, Pre-chamber initiated jet ignition combustion systems

Miguel Figueroa Labastida

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Fuels and combustion, Material Science, Chemical kinetics, Materials Characterization

Moaz Omar Lehaibi

​​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Laminar Burning speed and ignition time delay combustion

Mohamad Abou Daher

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Chemical kinetics, Heterogeneous Catalysts, Clean Fuels

Mohammad Adil

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, Shock Tube

Mohammed Almomtan

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Machine learning, Numerical Optimization, combustion kinetics

Muhammad Bukar

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Combustion and Laser Diagnostics

Muhammad Hummayun Yousaf

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, Fluid Dynamics, Aerodynamics, Clean Combustion, Knocking, Turbulent Flows

Myriam Belmekki

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Chemical kinetics, Shock Tube Studies, laser absorption spectroscopy, Theoretical rate calculations

Nader N Shohdy

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Gas Turbine Combustion, Thermal Cycle Design, Microjet Engine, UAV Conceptual Design

Natalia Munoz Munoz

Ph.D Student

Research Interest: Cryogenic Combustion

Nawaf Alghamdi

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Chemical kinetics, Emission reduction​

Nicole Laws

​MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Hot Corrosion

Niraj Panthi

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, Aerodynamics, High Pressure Engine Combustion, Supersonic Flows, Shock waves

Omar Alqahtani

Ph.D Student

Research Interest: Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer, Energy, Thermal systems

Omar Zaki Arab

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laminar and Turbulent flame speed, High pressure combustion, Experimental Combustion, computational fluid dynamics

Paolo Guida

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Multi-phase, Heavy Fuels, OpenFOAM, Surrogates, Emulsions

Ponnya Hlaing

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Pre-chamber combustion, PCC, Internal Combustion Engines, Lean Combustion, Natural Gas Engines

Priybrat Sharma

​Ph.D. Students

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, Internal Combustion Engines, Advance Combustion Technologies, Diagnostics Development

Raul Andres Serrano Bayona

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Autothermal Reforming, Experimental set-up, Kinetic Modelling

Roman Zamchii

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Cold Atmospheric Plasma of Gas Discharges

Ruslan Khamedov

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: computational fluid dynamics, High fidelity simulation,, Combustion modeling

Sahar Fadhlalmawla

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Cold plasma

Samir Rojas Chavez

​Ph.D. Student

Sangeeth Sanal

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Computational fluid mechanics of reactive and non-reactive flows

Seunghwan Bang

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laminar Flames, Lifted flame, Plasma assisted combustion1, Laser Diagnostics

Sirio Brunialti

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Kinetics, ​Combustion, Fuel

Suliman Abdelwahid

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Modelling of Reacting Flows, Sustainable Fuels

Sultan Alturkistani

Ph.D. Student

Sumit Maharjan

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Renewable Energy, Low carbon Fuels, Fuel carbon Intensity, Life cycle assessment, droplet combustion, evaporation

Sunho Park

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Flame response under electric fields​

Tairan Wang

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Quantum chemistry, Machine learning

Tsufang (Frank) Hong

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Fuel, Lubricant, Tribokinetic, nanomaterials

Vigneshwaran Sankar

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Propulsion and Combustion

Vijayamanikandan Vijayarangan

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Computational Combustion, Turbulence Modeling, Machine learning

Wenxian Tang

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Combustuon, Biofuels, PM emissions

Wonsik Song

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Flame propagating characteristics, Ignition and extinction, Flame instability, High fidelity simulation (LES and DNS), OpenFOAM

Xinguang Luo

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, combustion1, Raman Scattering

Yitong Zhai

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: combustion1, Kinetic model, Catalysis

Yu Jeong Kim

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Ignition and extinction phenomena, DNS/LES of turbulent reacting flows