Dr. Emad Al Hseinat
Dr. Emad Al Hseinat Assistant Professor
Teaching Areas
Research Interests

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

Dr. Emad Al Hseinat is an Assistant Professor of the Chemical Engineering Department at Khalifa University. He has several publications in well-known scientific journals, conference proceedings, and recently he has filed four patents. Moreover, within a short time of his employment (three years), he has managed to attract internal and external research grants that total more than AED 5 million and built his lab for novel separation processes.

Within the past few years, Dr. Al Hseinat has been working on enhanced magnetic separation processes; he has been driven by fascinating findings during his work in the lab. One of his main goals now is understanding the magical effects of magnetic solvent structure and solvent-solute interaction. He believes that this effect, if tuned properly, can lead to the enhancement of different separation processes and open the way for new research direction such as magnetically controlled material synthesis and chemical reactions.

  • PhD, Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Edinburgh (UK), 2013
Teaching Areas
  • Principles of Chemical Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Mass Transfer
  • Separation Processes
  • Desalination and Water Treatment
  • Fouling in thermal and membrane processes
  • Petroleum Refinery Engineering
  • Natural Gas Sweetening
  • Foaming Science
Research Interests
  • Developing novel separation processes, i.e., magnetic nanoparticles, electrical and magnetic separation technologies specifically for water desalination and treatment and other applications
  • Enhance separation processes efficiency and sustainability
  • Fouling prediction, modeling, and mitigation in membrane and thermal units
    Gas sweetening and CO2 capture
  • Foaming science and application, i.e., foaming prediction in absorption processes