Dr. Safdar Alsheikh

 


 snooruddin@kfu.edu.sa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

RANK: Assistant Professor

 

EDUCATION:

 

      Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia,  2012.

 

      M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India,  2005.

 

      B.Sc.  Chemical Engineering, Vidyasagar University , India,  2003.

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

     Reactor design & kinetics
     Catalysts synthesis &characterization
     Chemical utilization of CO2
     Fuel cell & hydrogen production

 


Publications
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     Application of Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) Based PhotocatalyticNanomaterials in Solar and Hydrogen Energy: A Short Review, Material Science Forum, vol.712 (2012) pp. 25-47.    A. Mansour and K. Takrouri, A New Technology for the Crystallization of Dead Sea Potassium Chloride, Chemical Engineering Communications, Volume 194 Issue 6, 2007.

    Copper catalyst supported on carbon nanotubes for electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide (Submitted for publication) 

    
Comparison of electrocatalytic activity of Cu, Ru, Pd and Fe supported on carbon nanotubes for electro reduction of carbon dioxide.( Manuscript under preparation)

     Ceria-carbon nanotubes supported electrocatalsysts for electroxidation of formic acid for direct formic acid fuel cell (Manuscript under preparation).

    Novel reactor for electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide on Copper-Ruthenium supported Titania nanotubes (Manuscript under preparation).


Patent Filed:

    Carbon nanotubes supported electrocatalsysts for conversion of carbon dioxide in solid polymer electrolyte cells, US Patent application number: 13/437766 (2012)


    Electrocatalsysts for electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to hydrocarbons: 13/437819 (2012)


Professional Affilations:

    Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Member Number #9900163860