Ph.D. Students

Abdulrahman Magdy Mohammed

Ph.D. Student

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

Aessa Alabdrabalnabi

MS/Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Pyrolysis, Machine learning, MSW

Aibolat Dyuisenakhmetov

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Diesel Engines, Sprays, Turbochargers

Akhmad Faruq Alhikami

Ph.D. Student

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

Alberto Ceschin

Ph.D. Student

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

Alfaisal Albalawi

Ph.D. Student

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

Ali Elkhazraji

​M.S./Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: LTHR, P-T diagrams, Argon

Ammar Alkhalifa

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Experimental Combustion, Plasma

Ana Antunes

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Carbon capture, Air pollution

Aqeel Al-Manashi

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics

Aswath Mohanan

Ph.D. Student

Azat Amiralin

​MS/Ph.D. Student

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

Bassam S. Aljohani

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Combustion Engines

Chengcheng Zhao

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Alternative fuels, Biofuels, Life cycle assessment

Christopher Wagstaff

​Ph.D. Student

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

Cristian Avila Jimenez

​Ph.D. Student

Daniel Vigarinho de Campos

Ph.D. Student

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

Dapeng Liu

Ph.D. student

Diana Ezendeeva

​Ph.D. Student

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

Duc Duy Nguyen

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Internal Combustion Engines, Clean-Burning Fuel, Hydrogen

Edwin Guevara Romero

MS|Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Petroleomics, Heavy Fuel Oil, Analytical Chemistry

Edwing Grajales Gonzalez

​MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Computational Chemistry, chemical kinetic modeling

Elia Colleoni

Ph.D. Student

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

Emad Al Ibrahim

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Machine learning, Modeling and Simulation

Erica Quadarella

​Ph.D. Student

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

Fabiyan Angikath

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: ​Modeling antagonistic effect​

Fahad Almatrafi

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Internal Combustion Engines, Machine learning

Faseeh AbdulRahman Kulangara Kandiyil

Ph.D. student

Research Interests: computational fluid dynamics, Process Modeling, ​Combustion

Gianmaria Viciconte

Ph.D. Student

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

Giuseppe Pezzella

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Adsorption, CO2 capture

Hammam Aljabri

Ph.D. Student

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

Hao Shi

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Combustion Engine, Variable Compression

Hao Tang

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Raman, High Pressure Flame

Haoyi Wang

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Chemical kinetics, Low Pressure, combustion1

Holkan Vazquez Sanchez

Ph.D. Student

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

Jiajun Li

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: ​Combustion, Clean energy, Laser Diagnostics

Jin Park

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Fuel reforming, Plasma applications

Jinan Aljaziri

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Biomass pyrolysis, Biofuels, Chemical kinetics

Juan Giraldo Delgado

MS Student

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

Junyu Hao

​Ph.D. Student

Kalim Uddeen

​Ph.D. Student

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

Kevin Moreno Cabezas

Ph.D. Student

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

Khaiyom Hakimov

​Ph.D. Student

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

Khalid Alhazmi

​MS | Ph.D. Student

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

Khalid Aljohani

Ph.D. Student

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

Kiran Yalamanchi

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Machine learning, Chemical kinetics, Thermochemistry

Lorenzo Angelilli

Ph.D. Student

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

Manuel Alejandro Echeverri Marquez

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: ICE, combustion1, CFD Simulations

Mhanna Mhanna

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Chemical kinetics, Laser Diagnostics

Michael A. Oyinloye

Ph.D. Student

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

Mickael Silva

Ph.D. Student

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

Moaz Omar Lehaibi

​​Ph.D. Student

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

Mohamad Abou Daher

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Chemical kinetics, Heterogeneous Catalysts, Clean Fuels

Mohammad Adil

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Shock Tube

Mohammed Almomtan

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Machine learning, Numerical Optimization, combustion kinetics

Muhammad Bukar

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Combustion and Laser Diagnostics

Myriam Belmekki

Ph.D. Student

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

Nader N Shohdy

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Thermal Acoustics Instabilities, Plasma-assisted Ammonia Flame

Natalia Munoz Munoz

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: Cryogenic Combustion

Nawaf Alghamdi

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Chemical kinetics, Emission reduction​

Nicole Laws

​MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Hot Corrosion

Niraj Panthi

​Ph.D. Student

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

Omar Zaki Arab

Ph.D. Student

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

Ponnya Hlaing

​Ph.D. Student

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

Priybrat Sharma

​Ph.D. Students

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

Rania Alshammasi

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: AI

Raul Andres Serrano Bayona

Ph.D. Student

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

Renston Jake Fernandes

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Spark-ignition Engines, e-Fuels, Combustion Technology, Powercharging

Roman Zamchii

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Cold Atmospheric Plasma of Gas Discharges

Ruslan Khamedov

Ph.D. Student

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

Sahar Fadhlalmawla

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Cold plasma

Samir Rojas Chavez

​Ph.D. Student

Sangeeth Sanal

Ph.D. Student

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

Seunghwan Bang

Ph.D. Student

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

Sirio Brunialti

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Kinetics, ​Combustion, Fuel

Suliman Abdelwahid

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Modelling of Reacting Flows, Sustainable Fuels

Sultan Alturkistani

Ph.D. Student

Sunho Park

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Flame response under electric fields​

Tairan Wang

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Quantum chemistry, Machine learning

Vigneshwaran Sankar

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Propulsion and Combustion

Vijayamanikandan Vijayarangan

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Computational Combustion, Turbulence Modeling, Machine learning

Wenxian Tang

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Combustuon, Biofuels, PM emissions

Wonsik Song

​Ph.D. Student

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

Xinguang Luo

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, combustion1, Raman Scattering

Yitong Zhai

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: combustion1, Kinetic model, Catalysis