Dr. Ashraf Al-Khateeb is an Assistant Professor in the Aerospace Engineering Department at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Prior to his current appointment, he joined the Clean Combustion Research Center at King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia as a postdoctoral fellow in 2010. During his Ph.D., he joined the Chemical Science and Engineering Department in Argonne National Lab, Illinois. USA as a visiting researcher in 2005. He is the recipient of the University of Notre Dame Kanab Center Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2009. Dr. Al-Khateeb is a member of the AIAA, SIAM, and the Combustion Institute, and he is the advisor of the Khalifa University AIAA student branch.