Department of Chemical Engineering

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Shaikh Abdur Razzak PhD PEng
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering

Dr. Shaikh Abdur Razzak is an Associate Professor in the department of Chemical Engineering  at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia. He is also a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Shaikh Abdur Razzak received his B. Eng degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, completed a Master's degree from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia and received his PhD degree from The University of Western Ontario, Canada, all in Chemical Engineering. He then worked as Postdoctoral Fellow in the Biochemical Engineering at the University of Western Ontario, Canada   for almost two years before joining  in King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals 2010, where he became Associate Professor in 2015.

Dr. Shaikh Abdur Razzak is a very active member of the Chemical Engineering profession, serving as reviewer of many reputed national and international chemical and biochemical engineering journals. In addition, He is a very enthusiastic teacher and actively involved in supervising, training both graduate and undergraduate level Chemical Engineering students.

His major area of research interests are Fluidization, Reaction Engineering, Wastewater treatment, CO2 Mitigation and Bio-Energy. His main focus on development of next generation environment friendly bio-resource technologies related to the environment. Currently he is working on hydrodynamics behavior of Liquid-solid Circulating Fluidized Bed reactor, Biological Wastewater Treatment and CO2 mitigation using microalgae culture in photo-bioreactor, next generation Biofuel Production and Biomass Gasification, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis. His works have been published as over 60 journal/conference articles and submitted US Patents. He is heavily involved in client funded projects, including NSTIP, KACST-NSTIP, DSR, Saudi ARAMCO.

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Contact Info

Shaikh Abdur Razzak

Tel.: +966-3-860-7460

KFUPM Box: 5050

Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia