Dr. Abdulkarem Amhamed is a Senior Scientist, CO2 Cluster Program Director, and a Chartered Chemical Engineer by training with 22 years of experience in the oil and gas industry sector including Industry 4.0 and sustainable processes design. Dr. Amhamed earned his PhD and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from Bradford University, UK, and from University of Salford, UK, respectively. He introduced the Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) research and technology development to QEERI.
Dr Amhamed has previously held many senior research and management positions, including serving as Strategic Research Project Lead between QP and UOP Honeywell (7.5 Million USD) and Engineering & Projects General Manager-ESSO, Libya. He has a solid experience in CO2 capturing and utilization, LNG, NGL and sour gas purification. His research and industrial experience has attracted more than $10M in external funding. Recently, he obtained the highest grant ($6,4 Million) in HBKU/Qatar Foundation (CO2 Cluster Project). As program director for the grant, he leads more than 29 researchers including PIs, students, and postdoctoral researchers. Dr. Amhamed was an adjunct professor in Benghazi University, where he taught several undergraduate and graduate courses such as chemical reactions, mass transfer, CCUS course, plant process design, and gas sweetening processes.
Senior Scientist & CCUS Program Director, QEERI, HBKU2016 - Present
Research & Technology, Qatar Energy2013 - 2016
Engineering and Project Sirte Oil and Gas Company (Esso)2012 - 2013
Benghazi University2010 - 2013
Sirte Oil and Gas Company (Esso)2009 - 2012
Sirte Oil and Gas Company (Esso)2003 - 2009
Sirte Oil and Gas Company (Esso)2002 - 2003
Sirte Oil and Gas Company (Esso)1997 - 2002
University of Bradford/UK2005 - 2009
University of Salford/UK2002 - 2004
Bright Star University of Technology, Libya1990 - 1994
Ahmed Abotaleb, Dema Almasri, Ali Elrayyah, Mohammed Al-Kuwari, Abdulkarem Amhamed;Sustainable Energy Harvesting System for Roads in Desert Climate; book; Springer, Cham; 2022
OF Alrebei, LM Le Page, S Hewlett, Y Bicer, A Amhamed; Numerical investigation of a first-stage stator turbine blade subjected to NH3–H2/air combustion flue gasses; International Journal of Hydrogen Energy; 2022
Odi Fawwaz Aalrebei, Anwar Hamdan Al Assaf, Abdulkarem Amhamed, Nedunchezhian Swaminathan, Sally Hewlett; Ammonia-hydrogen-air gas turbine cycle and control analyses; International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2022/1/10.
Sifani Zavahir, Hamdi Ben Yahia, Julian Schneider, DongSuk Han, Igor Krupa, Tausif Altamash, Mert Atilhan, Abdulkarem Amhamed, Peter Kasak; Fluorescent Zn(II)-Based Metal-Organic Framework: Interaction with Organic Solvents and CO2 and Methane Capture; Molecules; 2022, 27(12), 3845
Shaima A Al‐Tamreh, Mohamed H Ibrahim, Muftah H El‐Naas, Jan Vaes, Deepak Pant, Abdelbaki Benamor, Abdulkarem Amhamed; Electroreduction of carbon dioxide into formate: a comprehensive review, ChemElectroChem, 2021,9,1 , 3207-3220.
A Sodiq, MA Khan, M Naas, A Amhamed; Addressing COVID-19 contagion through the HVAC systems by reviewing indoor airborne nature of infectious microbes: Will an innovative air recirculation concept provide a practical solution? ; Environmental Research; 2021,8,1
Essehli. R, Sabri. S, El-Mellouhi. F, Aïssa. B, Yahia. H, Altamash.T, Khraisheh, M. Amhamed* A;Single crystal structure, vibrational spectroscopy, gas sorption and antimicrobial properties of a new inorganic acidic diphosphates material (NH4)2Mg(H2P2O7)2•2H2O; Scientific Reports, Nature, 2020,10, 1, 1-14