Muftah H El-Naas
Qatar University, Qatar
Muftah H El-Naas is a QAFCO Chair Professor in Chemical Process Engineering at the Gas Processing Center, College of Engineering, Qatar University. He has completed his BASc degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of British Columbia, Canada, MEng and PhD in Chemical Engineering from McGill University, Canada. He has previously served as Chair of the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department, Director of the Petroleum Science and Engineering Graduate Program and Director of Research Funding at the UAE University. He has authored more than 150 papers in international journals and conferences, in addition to several book chapters and patent applications. His area of expertise includes CO2 capture and sequestration, biotechnology, water treatment and purification, membrane separation and plasma technology. Most of his recent research work focuses on the development of new, environmental-friendly technologies for the oil and gas industry.