Sumit Maharjan

PhD Students

Ph.D. Student


Research Interests

​​Performing experimental measurements using the pre-ignition vessel that will allow the generation of a semi‐empirical Pre‐Ignition Propensity Index(PIPI).


  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, KAUST, THUWAL, 2022
  • MSc,Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan, 2015 
  • BSc, Aeronautical Engineering, PATTS College of Aeronautics, Philippines, 2013

Professional Profile

  • Jan 2016‐Present: PhD Student, KAUST, Thuwal, SaudiArabia
  • Mar 2014‐Dec 2015: Research Assistant, Sustainable Environment Research Lab., NCKU, Taiwan
  • Dec 2012‐May 2013: Trainee atLufthansa Technik Philippines in A380 Division, Philippines


​NCKU Distinguished International Student Scholarship 

National Cheng Kung University Academic Scholarship (PartialScholar), PATTS College of Aeronautics

KAUST Affiliations

​Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)

Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)