Nimir Elbashir


Director, TEES Gas and Fuels Research Center

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Office: 204F
Phone: 974.4423.0128

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Research Interests

​Dr. Elbashir is 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.

His research activities are focused on design of reactors and catalysts for Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) technology, petrochemical conversions, and CO2 utilization.

In addition, he is the director of Texas A&M Qatar Fuel Characterization Lab, which supports major research activities in the advancement of synthetic fuels and chemicals obtained from natural gas in collaboration with GE (Oil & Gas); OryxGTL; and Shell and world leading academic institutions.


  • PhD, chemical engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA, 2004
  • MS, chemical engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1998
  • BS, chemical engineering, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan, 1994