• Professor, Petroleum Engineering and Chemical Engineering at Qatar
  • Director, TEES Gas and Fuels Research Center
  • Chair, ORYX Gas-to-Liquid Excellence Program
Nimir Elbashir

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Auburn University - 2004
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia - 1998
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Khartoum - 1994

Research Interests

  • Research responsibilities include:

    • Director of Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station Gas and Fuels Research Center: a major research center that involves 30 faculty members from both the Qatar and College Station campuses of Texas A&M University
    • Chair of the ORYX GTL Gas-to-Liquid Technology Excellence Program

    Research interests include:

    • Design of advanced midstream and downstream natural gas processing units including reactors, catalysts and conversion processes to ultra-clean fuels and value-added chemicals

Awards & Honors

  • Faculty Excellence Award, Texas A&M University Qatar - 2017
  • Laboratory Safety Excellence Award, Texas A&M University - 2017
  • Genesis Research Excellence Award, Texas Engineering Experiment Station - 2016
  • Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching – College Level, Texas A&M University Association Former Students - 2015
  • Dean’s Leadership Award for Outstanding Service, Texas A&M University - 2015