Principal Investigator

Aamir Farooq, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, Professor, Mechanical Engineering​​​​

Research Interests: Fuels and combustion, Sensors

Research Group Staff

Binod Giri, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist, Clean Combustion Research Center

Research Interests: Fuels and combustion

Khalil Djebbi

Research and Technical Support Engineer

Research Interests: Chemical Kinetics

Janardhanraj Subburaj, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Laser diagnostics, Chemical Kinetics

Hanfeng Jin, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Fuels and combustion, Laser diagnostics

Hassnain Abbas Khan, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

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

Postdoctoral Fellows

Jiabiao Zou, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

PhD Students

Ali Elkhazraji

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Laser diagnostics, Chemical Kinetics

Emad Al Ibrahim

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Chemical Kinetics

Junyu Hao

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Chemical Kinetics, Laser diagnostics

Khaiyom Hakimov

Ph.D. Student

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

Khalid Aljohani

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Chemical Kinetics, Laser diagnostics

Md Zafar Ali Khan

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Clean Combustion, Machine Learning, Optimization, Decarbonization

Mhanna Mhanna

Ph.D. Student​​

Research Interests: Laser diagnostics, Absorption Spectroscopy, Combustion Kinetics

Mohamad Abou Daher

Ph.D. Student

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

Mohamed Sy

MS | Ph.D. student

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

Mohammad Adil

Ph.D. Studet

Research Interests: Chemical Kinetics

Mohammed Almomtan

Ph.D. Student​​

Research Interests: Machine Learning, Numerical Optimization

Touqeer Anwar Kashif

MS | Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Chemical Kinetics, Fuels and combustion

Masters Student

Ahmad Alsewailem

MS Student

Research Interests: Fuels, Hydrogen Carriers, Chemical Kinetics

Chengyu Zhou

MS Student

Research Interests: Chemical Kinetics, Laser diagnostics