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Faizan Ahmad

01642 342294
Job title:
Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering
School of Science, Engineering & Design
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Science, Engineering and Design research

About Faizan Ahmad

Faizan Ahmad

Faizan Ahmad
Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, School of Science, Engineering & Design
T: 01642 342294
Research: Science, Engineering and Design research

Dr. Faizan Ahmad joined Teesside University as Senior Lecturer of Chemical Engineering in August 2015. Before joining Teesside University, he has teaching and research experience of 8 years working at different universities and organizations in Pakistan, Malaysia, Korea and Germany. He has completed his post doctoral training from Yeungnam University Korea, PhD from University Technology Petronas Malaysia, MSc from Otto-von Guericke University Magdeburg Germany, and BSc from University of the Punjab Pakistan, all in chemical engineering.

Faizan is a fellow of higher education academy of the United Kingdom. During his academic career, he has taught fundamental chemical engineering courses like “Chemical Process Design” “Instrumentation and Process Control”, “Particulate Technology”, and “Chemical Process Principles” to undergraduate, masters and PhD students.

Faizan has worked on different industrial and research projects like “Hybrid process of membrane and thermally coupled distillation column” and “Removal of CO2 from natural gas using hollow fiber membrane process”. In the last five years, his research has contributed more than 20 peer review articles published in the renowned journals such as Journal of Membrane Science, Computer and Chemical Engineering and Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. 

As a part of his research, "Hollow fiber membrane performance prediction program (HFM3P)" was developed that has been filed for a patent. In addition, the research work has been presented in more than 15 international conferences and 3 invention exhibitions while receiving two gold medals and one silver medal.

Research interests

Faizan’s research interests include

  • Membrane Separation Technology
  • CO2 Capture 
  • Process Modelling and Simulation
  • Process Design 

PhD and research opportunities

Currently, Faizan is supervising two PhD students; one as Director of studies working in the field of hybrid membrane absorption systems and other as co-supervisor working in the field of hybrid hydrate based desalination.

External roles and professional activities

External examiner for M.Sc course in "Chemical Engineering and Process Management" at London South Bank University

External research collaborations

Faizan has research collabrations with the following organizations.

1) Process Systems Design and Control Lab at Yeungnam University, South Korea
2) Department of Chemical Engineering, University Technology Petronas, Malaysia
3) Department of Chemical Engineering, COMSATS University, Pakistan

Learning and teaching interests

Faizan has completed his post-graduate certificate in learning and teaching in higher education from Teesside University in 2018 and a fellow of the higher education academy of the United Kingdom.

Enterprise interests

Faizan's enterprise interest focus on the commercialization of performance evaluation model/program to evaluate the performance of hollow fiber membrane. He is keen to collaborate with process industries within his research interests and expertise.