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Research Groups

 

Catalysis and Reactor Engineering

Description

Professional investigations and design of single phase and multiphase reactors; Reaction kinetics including petrochemicals, polymers, ... etc; Catalysis and catalysts's development including preparation, characterization and testing; Modeling and simulation of chemical and petrochemical reactors.

Faculty Expertise

Dr. Yusuf alZeghyer, Dr. Saeed AlZahrani, Dr. Ahmed Abasaeed, Dr. Mohammad Abashar, Dr. Fahad AlMubaddel.

 

Process Dynamic, Optimization and Control

Description

Professional investigation of chemical process dynamics behavior, nonlinearity and stability. Control structure design. Control tuning. Control Performance assessment. Process modeling and Identification. Polymerization reactors dynamic and control. Modeling and Simulation of Process dynamics.

Faculty Expertise

Dr. Emad Ali, Dr. Khalid alHumaizi, Dr. Abdelhamid ajbar

 

Powder Technology and Hydrodynamic of Multiphase Processes  

Description

Professional investigation of hydrodynamic characteristics and mass transfer enhancement of multiphase reactors, Electro capacitance tomography, fluidization and fluidized beds engineering. Flow in porous media. Nano Material handling.

Faculty Expertise

Dr. Mohammad Asif, Dr. Waheed AlMasry, Dr. AbdelHamid Ajbar, Dr. Emad Ali, Dr. Fahad AlMubaddel

 

Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Production  

Description

Professional investigation of alternative energy resources such as solar energy , fuel cells, biofuel and hydrogen production.  Design and testing fuel cells. Fuel progressing, hydrogen production and storage. Advanced modeling and design analysis tools.

Faculty Expertise

Dr. Anis Fakeeha, Dr. Mohammad Abashar, Dr. Mohamed Kali

 

Desalination and Wastewater Treatment

Description

Professional investigation of water desalination technologies, RO and MSF desalination design and optimization, Environmental protection, water resources and demand, wastewater treatment technologies. Nanofiltration Technology. Ground water pretreatment and facilities.

Faculty Expertise

Dr. Ibrahim AlMutaz, Dr. Malik Alahmad, Dr. Saleh Alarni

 

Chemical and Biochemical Processes

Description

Professional investigation of chemical industries, flow sheeting, process development and alternatives, economic and feasibility studies. Ore and Mineral extraction and processing. Natural gas processing.  Biochemical and biomedical processes design and technology. Food Processing.

Faculty Expertise

Dr. Inas AlNashef, Dr. Mourad bumaza, Dr. Saleh Alarni,  Dr. Waheed AlMasry, Dr. Yusuf AlZaghyer, Dr. Fahad AlMubaddel, Dr. Tariq AlFariss, Dr. Ahmed Abasaeed

 

Material Science and Engineering

Description

Professional investigation of industrial and building materials properties, material structure and enhancement, corrosion detection and control, electrochemical engineering application, advanced materials characterization and application.

Faculty Expertise

Dr. Mansour alHazaa, Dr. Maher AalOdan Dr. Mansour alHoshan

 

Polymer Science and Engineering

Description

Provides professional research and consultations in the different aspects of polymer engineering.  Some of these aspects are; properties' characterization, process optimization, failure prevention & analysis, material selection, environmental effects, material improvements, production, and many other aspects of polymer engineering.

Faculty Expertise

Dr. Othman AlOthman, Dr. Saeed ALZahrani, Dr. Ahmed Abasaeed, Dr. Sbdulaziz alghyamah

 

Process Synthesis and Integration

Description

Professional investigation of Process flowsheet optimization. Process Flowsheet integration and intensification, Process technologies and synthesis, Hybrid systems, Membrane Reactors, Membrane technology, Economic Evaluation & Profitability Analysis

Faculty Expertise

Dr. AbdulRahman AlRabiah, Dr. Abdulaziz alMutlaq