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Nimir Elbashir

chemical engineering
Texas A&M University at Qatar


Dr. Elbashir is a professor at Texas A&M University at Qatar and the Director of the Fuel Research Center of Texas A&M University; a major research center that involves 19 faculty members from both the Qatar and College Station campuses of Texas A&M University.

Research Interest

His research activities is focused on design of reactors and catalysts for Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) technology, petrochemical conversions, and CO2 utilization. In addition, Dr. Elbashir is the Director of Texas A&M Qatar Fuel Characterization Lab, a research lab that is supporting major research activities in the advancements of synthetic fuels and chemicals obtained from natural gas in collaboration with GE(Oil& Gas); OryxGTL; and Shell and world leading academic institutions.


  • Elmalik, E.; Raza, B.; Warrag, S.; Ramadhan, H.; Alborzi, E.; Elbashir, N. O. (2014) "Role of Hydrocarbon Building Blocks on GTL Derived Synthetic Jet Fuel Characteristics" Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research .53 (5), 1856–1865.

  • Bukur, D. B., Elbashir, N. O. (2013) "Gas Conversion: The Clean Energy of the Future is the Theme of NGCS-10" Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 53(5) 1719-1719.

  • Elbashir, N. O., Mirodatos C., Holmen, A., Bukur D. B., (2014) "Natural Gas Conversion: Current Status and the Potentials" Catalysis Today. 228;1-4.

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