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Our research group specializes in the areas of Reaction Engineering and catalysis, specifically to those areas applying to natural gas processing. One of the major focus of our research activities is Gas-to-liquids technology and natural gas monetization which is the main source of wealth for the state of Qatar.
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Prof. Nimir Elbashir’s research team’s vision is to establish a world-class research base that leverages local and global collaborations in order to build a state-of-the-art center of excellence in gas processing, petrochemicals and catalysis areas. Qatar has vast natural gas reserves, as well as significant reserves of petroleum and it hosts the most advanced existing plants and refineries in gas-to-liquid (GTL) technology; liquefied natural gas (LNG) as well as several chemical and petrochemical plants…
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Dr. Mohamed Sufiyan Challiwala, a Postdoctoral Researcher in Professor Nimir Elbashir’s research group received the best poster award under the researcher category in the Emerging and Enabling...
The Elbashir team awarded “Distinguished Inventor of the Year 2020” at Qatar Foundation Research and Innovation Showcase! Whoop!
Yesterday at the QF's Virtual Awards Ceremony and Innovation Showcase, our team received the prestigious "Distinguished Inventor of the Year 2020" ! Description of the award states: "The...
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Sufiyan Challiwala for winning the award in the Ph.D. category at the 6th Oryx GTL student awards ceremony 2019! The awards celebrate the importance of building...