Muhamad Firdaus Bin Hamzah

PhD Student

Ph.D. Student


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Research Interests


I am interested in the energy sector, particularly in fuels and sustainable power generation systems.
The focus of my current research is on employing Micro Flow Reactor (MFR) in investigating auto-ignition behavior of various fuels in automotive and power generation applications. My other research interests include oxy-fuel combustion, carbon capture technology, water-energy nexus and sustainable water treatment.​ 


  • ​​​2015-current: M.Sc., Chemical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
  • 2007-2011: B.Eng., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

Professional Profile

  • ​​2011-2015: Senior Executive, Public Utilities Board, Singapore​ 


  • ​2015: KAUST Fellowship
  • 2010: Yayasan Mendaki-Institute of Engineering Singapore Scholarship
  • 2007: Public Utilities Board Undergraduate Scholarship 

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​​Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) 

Research Interests Keywords

Micro flow reactor Fuels chemical kinetics Oxy-fuel combustion Auto-ignition behavior Carbon capture Sustainability

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