Imperial College London

Dr Saif Z. S. Al Ghafri

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Honorary Research Fellow



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2009 – 2013           PhD in Chemical Engineering- Imperial College London (ICL), UK

[Phase Behaviour and Physical Properties of Reservoir Fluids under Addition of Carbon Dioxide]

2006 - 2007            MSc in Advanced Chemical & Process Systems Engineering- Imperial College, UK

[Modelling and Optimisation of Hydrogen Production by Hybrid PSA-Membrane System]

2003 - 2006            B.Eng. Honours in Chemical Engineering (1st class) - University of Nottingham, UK


12/2015 –  present        Research Fellow; School of Mech. & Chem. Engineering, UWA, Australia

12/2017 –  present        Honorary Research Fellow; Department of Chemical Engineering, ICL, UK

12/2015 – 12/2017        Honorary Research Associate; Department of Chemical Engineering, ICL, UK

11/2013 – 11/2015        Research Associate; QCCSRC, Department of Chemical Engineering, ICL, UK

11/2009 – 11/2015        Ph.D. Research; QCCSRC, Department of Chemical Engineering, ICL, UK

11/2007 – 11/2009        Process Engineer; Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), Muscat, Oman











Sadaghiani MS, Siahvashi A, Arami-Niya A, et al., 2023, Cryogenic Solid Solubility Measurements for HFC-32 + CO<inf>2</inf> Binary Mixtures at Temperatures Between (132 and 217) K, International Journal of Thermophysics, Vol:44, ISSN:0195-928X

Dhakal S, Al Ghafri SZS, Rowland D, et al., 2023, Speeds of sound in binary mixtures of water and carbon dioxide at temperatures from 273 K to 313 K and at pressures up to 50 MPa, International Journal of Thermophysics, Vol:44, ISSN:0195-928X, Pages:1-29

Xiao X, Tenardi LD, Sadaghiani MS, et al., 2023, Thermodynamic property measurements and modelling of CO<inf>2</inf> + difluoromethane (R32): Density, heat capacity, and vapour-liquid equilibrium, International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol:149, ISSN:0140-7007, Pages:260-273

Ghafri SZSA, Revell C, Di Lorenzo M, et al., 2023, Techno-economic and environmental assessment of LNG export for hydrogen production, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol:48, ISSN:0360-3199, Pages:8343-8369

O'Neill KT, Al Ghafri S, da Silva Falcão B, et al., 2023, Hydrogen ortho-para conversion: process sensitivities and optimisation, Chemical Engineering and Processing - Process Intensification, Vol:184, ISSN:0255-2701

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