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I am a multidisciplinary petroleum/chemical/environmental engineer and specialist in subsurface engineering (conventional and unconventional) with an interest in mathematical and experimental study of transport phenomena in porous media and engineering systems. My background and fields of interest can be specified as: Subsurface Simulation and Modeling, Computational Fluid Dynamics(CFD), Fluid Mechanics, Field Development Project (FDP), Enhanced Oil Recovery, Geomechanics, Decarbonisation and Renewable Energy, CO2 and H2 Storage, MOFs, Nanotechnology, Shale Reservoirs,  Well Test Analysis, Data Analysis and Data Driven Modelling including Application of Artificial Intelligence in  Modeling of Engineering Systems.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment 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 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Heriot-Watt University

Award Date: 15 Nov 2015

MSc, Shiraz University

Award Date: 15 Jul 2007

BSc (Hons), Petroleum University of Technology, Tehran

Award Date: 15 Jul 2003

External positions

Senior Lecturer in Petroleum & Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Petronas

18 Jul 201618 Sep 2021

Assistant Professor, Heriot-Watt University

1 Jul 201330 Jun 2016


  • TP Chemical technology
  • Chemicanl Engineering
  • CCS
  • Hydrogen
  • Research
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Geothermal
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • QD Chemistry
  • nanotechnology
  • nanoparticles
  • QE Geology