William L. Roberts, Ph.D.

Director of Clean Combustion Research Center | Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Group Staff

Jahirul Mazumder, Ph.D.

Research Engineer

Research Scientists

Deoras Prabhudharwadkar, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Carbon capture, Thermal Storage, Advanced Power Cycles, Multi-phase Flows

Moez Ben Houidi, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Internal Combustion Research Engines, HCCI, PPC, Optical Diagnostic Techniques, Thermo-kinetic interaction, Combustion Propagation Regimes

Paolo Guida, Ph.D.

Research Technician

Peng Liu, Ph.D.

Research Scientists

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, combustion chemistry, PAHs and soot formation

Sai S. Sreedharan, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Cryogenic Carbon Capture, Aeromechanics, Rotordynamics, Gas Turbine Aerodynamics, Product Development

Sreenivasa Rao Gubba, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Postdoctoral Fellows

Carson Chu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Felipe Campuzano-Diosa, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Renewable Energy, Thermochemical Processes, Chemical kinetics

Guoqing Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Jiyuan Fan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Shixing Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Ammonia Combustion, Kinetic Modelling, Turbulent Burning Velocity, Optical diagnostics

Varaha Prasad Sarvothaman, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Xuren Zhu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD Students

Aibolat Dyuisenakhmetov

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Diesel Engines, Sprays, Turbochargers

Akhmad Faruq Alhikami

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Spray Ignition, Alternative Fuel Combustion, Optical diagnostics

Alfaisal Albalawi

Ph.D Student

Research Interests: High pressure combustion, Lifted flames, Autoignition, MILD Combustion

Alin Marius Iordache

MS/ Ph.D. Student

Ana Antunes

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Carbon capture, Air Pollution

Bassam S. Aljohani

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Combustion Engines

Christopher Wagstaff

Ph.D. Student

Cristian Avila Jimenez

​Ph.D. Student

Elia Colleoni

Ph.D. Student

Gianmaria Viciconte

Ph.D. Student

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

Michael A. Oyinloye

Ph.D. Student

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

Nicole Laws

MS | Ph.D. Student

Omar Alqahtani

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer, Energy, Thermal Systems

Omar Zaki Arab

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Laminar and Turbulent Flame Speed, High pressure combustion, Experimental Combustion, Computational Fluid Dynamics

Raul Andres Serrano Bayona

Ph.D. Student

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

Masters Students

Ibrahim Alsheikh

MS Student

Visiting Students

Chiara Canciani

Visiting MS Student

Research Interests: Multiphase CFD, VOF

Glenda Terán Cuadrado

Visiting MS Student

Research Interests: Clean Fuels, Ammonia cracking, Hydrogen