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.


  • PhD 2003

    PhD in Chemical Engineering

    University of Malaya

  • MSc 1998

    MSc in Chemical Engineering

    University of Malaya

  • B.Eng 1994

    B.Eng in Chemical Engineering

    Universite de Bejaia


  • Present2011

    Assistant Research Professor

    Qatar University

  • 20112009

    Assistant Professor

    Sohar University

  • 20092005

    Assistant Professor

    The University of Nottingham - Malaysia Campus

  • 20052002

    Assistant Professor

    University of Malaya