Principal Investigator

Aamir Farooq

Principal Investigator, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering​​​​

Research Interest: Fuels and combustion, Sensors

Research Group Staff

Binod Giri, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist, Clean Combustion Research Center

Research Interest: Fuels and combustion

Khalil Djebbi

Research and Technical Support Engineer

Research Interest: Chemical Kinetics

Postdoctoral Fellows

Hanfeng Jin

​Postdoctral Fellow​​​​​

Research Interest: Fuels and combustion, Laser diagnostics

Hassnain Abbas Khan

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Automotive exhaust After-treatments, Sustainable Energy with Low Carbon and Low Pollutant Emissions

Janardhanraj Subburaj

​Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interest: Laser diagnostics, Chemical Kinetics

Jiabiao Zou, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Combustion and Atmospheric Chemistry, Laser diagnostics, Theoretical Calculations

PhD Students

Ali Elkhazraji

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Laser diagnostics, Chemical Kinetics

Azat Amiralin

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Experimental Combustion, Clean Combustion, Machine Learning, Modeling and Simulation

Emad Al Ibrahim

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Chemical Kinetics

Junyu Hao

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Chemical Kinetics, Laser diagnostics

Khaiyom Hakimov

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Pre-chamber Combustion, Chemical Kinetics, Future Fuels

Khalid Aljohani

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Chemical Kinetics, Laser diagnostics

Mhanna Mhanna

Ph.D. Student​​

Research Interest: Laser diagnostics, Chemical Kinetics

Mohamad Abou Daher

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: ​Heterogeneous Catalysts, Clean Fuels, Chemical Kinetics

Mohamed Sy

MS | Ph.D. student

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

Mohammad Adil

Ph.D. Studet

Research Interest: Chemical Kinetics

Mohammed Almomtan

Ph.D. Student​​

Research Interest: Machine Learning, Numerical Optimization

Myriam Belmekki

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Chemical Kinetics, Shock tube Studies, Laser Absorption Spectroscopy, Theoretical Rate Calculations

Touqeer Anwar Kashif

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Chemical Kinetics, Fuels and combustion