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Lecturer in Chemical Engineering in the School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS). Active reseracher in renewable energy focused on biofuel production from waste materials and algae.

Current teaching activities and interests

Currently I am teaching the following modules in the programmes BEng Chemical Engineering and MSc Chemical Engineering:

  • Chemical Engineering Fundamentals (L8, Chemical Engineering)
  • Process Modelling and Simulation (L8, ChemEng) 
  • Introduction to Thermofluids (L8, ChemEng and MechEng)
  • Chemical Reactor Engineering (L10, ChemEng)  
  • Process Safety and Control  (L10, ChemEng)  
  • Multiphase and Biochemical Reactor Design (L11, ChemEng)  
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Storage Systems (L11, ChemEng)

I am supervising several projects at both undergratuate (Chem and Mech Eng), master (ChemEng) and PhD (renewable energy related) levels. 

Current research activities

My research is focused on two main areas related to renewable energy:

  • Optimization of biofuel production from waste materials and algae biomass.
  • Optimization of cultivation, dewatering and pretretament steps for the production of biodiesel and other high value compounds from microalgae. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure


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