Abdelbaki Benamor occupies the position of Associate Research Professor in the Gas Processing Centre (GPC) at Qatar University, specialized in Carbon capture and Gas Treatment Processes since October 2011. He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering front the University of Malaya. He has more than fourteen years’ post-doctorate experience in academic and industrial research and development incorporating all aspects of carbon capture and natural gas treatment processes. Dr Benamor has also a special interest in the area of water desalination using membrane technologies. Dr Benamor has managed most of the Carbon capture research programmes conducted within the GPC, comprising more than five major research programmes of 2-4 years duration varying from bench scale to pilot scale levels. He has been principal or co-investigator on two major QNRF-sponsored programmes dedicated to CO2 capture technology and membranes for water desalination. He has successfully secured more than 3.2 million $ in the last 5 years as research and industry grants in collaboration with international recognized institutions in Europe, Asia and North America. Dr Benamor has authored and co-authored a considerable number of research papers in renowned journals conference proceedings. He is currently in charge of developing a research program for CO2 capture and storage in the GPC.
Assistant Research Professor