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











Xiao X, Trusler JPM, Yang X, et al., 2022, Erratum: “Equation of state for solid benzene valid for temperatures up to 470 K and pressures up to 1800 MPa” [J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 50, 043104 (2021)], Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, Vol:51, ISSN:0047-2689, Pages:1-11

Li M, Lim VWS, Ghafri SZSA, et al., 2022, Minimum miscibility pressure of CO2 and oil evaluated using MRI and NMR measurements, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol:214, ISSN:0920-4105

Al Ghafri SZS, Munro S, Cardella U, et al., 2022, Hydrogen liquefaction: a review of the fundamental physics, engineering practice and future opportunities, Energy and Environmental Science, Vol:15, ISSN:1754-5692

Jiao F, Al Ghafri SZ, Seneviratne KN, et al., 2022, Interfacial tension measurements of methane plus propane binary and methane plus propane plus n-heptane ternary mixtures at low temperatures, Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, Vol:171, ISSN:0021-9614

Sadaghiani MS, Siahvashi A, Norris BWE, et al., 2022, Prediction of solid formation conditions in mixed refrigerants with iso-pentane and methane at high pressures and cryogenic temperatures, Energy, Vol:250, ISSN:0360-5442

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