Department of Chemical Engineering

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals


M. Mozahar Hossain PhD PEng
Department of Chemical Engineering

Mohammad Mozahar Hossain is a Professor in Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering Sciences at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals. He graduated 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. M. Mozahar Hossain is a professional engineer, currently registered with Professional Engineers of Ontario, Canada. He is an Editorial Board member of International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering - Degruyter;  Topics Board Editor Catalysts-MDPI and an Associate Editor of Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering - Springer. He also serves as a Guest Editor of Catalysts - MDPI (Special Issue "Commemorative in Honor of Professor Hugo de Lasa"); Renewable Energy - Elsevier (Virtual Special Issue of “Multiscale computational simulation of biomass gasification and its product upgrading”) and The Chemical Record - Wiley (Recent Advances in Chemistry/Materials (Saudi Arabia).

M. Mozahar Hossain is an enthusiastic and innovative educator who is actively involved in supervising, training both graduate and undergraduate level Chemical Engineering Students. His formal fields of research are catalysis/chemical reaction engineering. His main focus is on the development of next generation technologies in order to use valuable resources such as petroleum feed stocks and bio-resources more efficiently with minimum environmental impacts. He performed substantial research in petroleum refining, petrochemicals and chemical-looping combustion (CLC-carbon dioxide capture).  His works have been published as over 150 referred ISI Journal articles, 18 issued US Patents and 150+ conference contributions. He has been leading several client funded research projects, including KACST, NSERC-Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada, UOP, Saudi Aramco, SABIC and Shipchem.

Graduate Research


Contact Info

M. Mozahar Hossain

Tel.: +966-3-860-1478

KFUPM Box: 5050

Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia