VITA

 Mohammed Ba-Shammakh Ph.D, M.Sc., B.Sc

 

Department of Chemical Engineering

 KFUPM Box-5050

Telephone: 03-860-7464 (O), 03-860-4234 (Fax)

Email: shammakh@kfupm.edu.sa

 

Education

 

Ph.D, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, 2007.

M.Sc., Department of Chemical Engineering, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

B.Sc., Department of Chemical Engineering, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

Title of PhD Thesis

An Optimization Approach for Integrating Planning and CO2 Mitigation in the Power and Refinery Sectors

Title of MSc Thesis

Electropolymerization of Pyrrole on Mild Steel for Corrosion Protection

 

Professional Experience-current), Department of Chemical Engineering, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia.

 

Associate Professor (2012 - current), Department of Chemical Engineering, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia.

Assistant Professor (2007 - 2012), Department of Chemical Engineering, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia.

Lecturer (2002-2007), Department of Chemical Engineering, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia.

Research assistant (1999-2001), Department of Chemical Engineering, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia.

 

Research Interests

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Environmental engineering and air pollution control

Carbon capture and sequestration

Process system engineering

Process optimization

Petroleum refining and planning

Corrosion protection

 

Journal Publications:

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    Zahedi, G.; Yaqubi, H.; Ba-Shammakh, M, “Dynamic modeling and simulation of heavy paraffin dehydrogenation reactor for selective olefin production in linear alkyl benzene production plant”, Applied Catalysis, A: General (2009), 358(1), 1-6.

·    Ba-Shammakh, M., Caruso, Hernane; Elkamel, Ali; Croiset, Eric; Douglas, Peter L. “Analysis and optimization of carbon dioxide emission mitigation options in the cement industry”, American Journal of Environmental Sciences (2008), 4(5), 482-490.

·    Elkamel, M. Ba-Shammakh, P.L. Douglas, E. Croiset, "An Optimization Approach for Integrating Planning and CO2 Emission Reduction in the Petroleum Refining Industry" , Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2008, 47 (3), pp 760–776

·    M. Ba-Shammakh, A. Elkamel, P. Douglas, and E. Croiset, “A Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Programming Model for CO2 Emission Reduction in the Power Generation Sector”, International Journal of Environment and Pollution, Vol. 29, Nos. 1/2/3, 254-273, (2007).

·    S. U. Rahman and M. S. Ba-Shammakh, “Thermal Effects on the Process of Electropolymerization of Pyrrole on Mild Steel”, Synthetic Metals, 140, 207-23 (2004).

Journal Proceedings

 

M. Ba-Shammakh, A. Elkamel, P. L. Douglas, and E. Croiset, "Optimal Air Pollution Control Strategy with Application to the Energy Sector", Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the American Meteorological Society, Madison, Wisconsin, 10 - 14 July, 17 pp., (2006).

Conference Presentations:

 

M. Ba-Shammakh, A. Elkamel, P. L. Douglas, and E. Croiset, "An Optimization Approach for Integrating Planning and CO2 Emission Reductions in the Petroleum Refining Industry",56th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, October 15 - 18, 2006.

M. Ba-Shammakh, A. Elkamel, P. L. Douglas and E. Croiset , "Optimal CO2 Control Strategies with Application to the Power Generation Sector", The 56th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Sherbrooke, QC, October 2006.

M. Ba-Shammakh, A. Elkamel, P.L. Douglas, and E. Croiset, "An Optimal CO2 Reduction Strategies for Ontario Power Generation",  MOPTA 06, 6th Annual MOPTA Conference, Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada, July 24 - 27, 2006.

M. Ba-Shammakh, A. Elkamel, P. L. Douglas, and E. Croiset, "Optimal Air Pollution Control Strategy with Application to the Energy Sector", 12th Conference of the American Meteorological Society, Madison, Wisconsin, 10 - 14 July, 2006 (USA).

M. Ba-Shammakh, A. Elkamel, P.L. Douglas, and E. Croiset, A Mixed-Integer Non Linear Programming For CO2 Emissions Reduction in the Power Generation Sector, The 55th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Toronto, ON, October 2005.

S U. Rahman; M. A. Abul-Hamayel, M. Ba-Shammakh and B. J. Abdul Aleem “Electrochemically Synthesized Conducting Polymer Films as Primer for Protective Coatings on Mild Steel” International Society of Electrochemistry – 55th Annual Meeting – Thessaloniki – 19-24 September 2004

M. Ba-Shammakh, S. U. Rahman, R. Kahraman and M. Abul-Hamayel, "Thermal Effects on the Process of Electropolymerization of Pyrrole on Mild Steel", 203rd Meeting of The Electrochemical Society in Paris, France from April 27-May 2, 2003.

 

Courses taught

 

Introduction to chemical engineering (CHE 201)

Heat transfer (CHE 300)

Chemical engineering laboratory I (CHE-309)

Chemical engineering laboratory II (CHE-409)

Numerical methods for chemical engineers (CHE 321 TA) (at University of Waterloo)

A short course “process engineering” for Saudi Aramco

 

Professional Memberships

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Canadian Society for chemical engineers

AICHE

Center of Research Excellence in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals (KFUPM).

 

          

 

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