Abdulkader M. Afifi
Professor, Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering
Regional geology of the Middle East, particularly the geological evolution of the Red Sea. Conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon and geothermal resources. Applications of geodynamics and mineral phase equilibria to geological processes. Formation of hydrothermal mineral deposits.
Desired Project Deliverables
The student will acquire soft skills such as team working, project and time management, giving oral presentations. By the end of the traineeship the student will have a deep understanding of membrane separations, particularly in nanofiltration. Practical and theoretical aspects of surface modification techniques and polymer chemistry techniques will be acquired.