Dr. Faisal Al Marzooqi
Dr. faisal almarzooqi Assistant Professor Chemical Engineering

Contact Information
faisal.almarzooqi@ku.ac.ae 0097123124233


Dr. Faisal AlMarzooqi is an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering of the Chemical Engineering Department at Khalifa University. He received his PhD degree in Interdisciplinary Engineering from the joint program of Masdar Institute and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2015, with a focus on the application of membrane fabrication and nanotechnology in seawater desalination. Dr. AlMarzooqi obtained his Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London in 2009. His MSc research focused on the use of ionic liquids in the determination of surface energies, which led him to receive the Lonza award in 2009. His research interests are in the development of novel materials and devices for solar water treatment, hydrogen and battery applications. 

  • PhD, Interdisciplinary Engineering, Masdar Institute (UAE) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), 2015
  • MSc, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College of London (UK), 2009

  • Desalination (WENV604)
  • Mass Transfer (CHEG324)
  • Principles of Chemical Engineering (ECCE672)
  • Separation Processes (CHEG485)

Affiliated Research Institutes/Centers
  • Center for Membranes and Advanced Water Technology
  • Masdar Institute

Research Interests
  • Solar desalination
  • Membranes
  • Membrane distillation
  • Solar wastewater treatment
  • Hydrogen generation
  • Batteries
  • 2D Materials
  • Waste to Fuel

Research Projects

Direct Solar Desalination Devices

Photothermal Heavy Metals Removal from Water

Solar Brine Treatment

Solar Absorbing Membranes for Water Desalination

Integrated Photo-electrochemical Carbon Dioxide Conversion to Clean Fuel by Rationally Designed Porous Nanostructured  Catalytic Materials



Research Staff and Graduate Students:

Alaa Shaheen Research Associate
Dr. Seunghyun Hong Research Scientist
Dr. Shubra Lalwani Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Yazan Ibrahim MSc Student - Alumni
Arwa AlShareif MSc Student - Alumni
Hamda AlDerei MSc Student - Alumni
Mona Bahman MSc Student - Alumni
Haya Fawzat Nassrullah MSc Student - Alumni
Maryam Khalfan AlQaydi MSc Student - Alumni
Meera AlMehrzi MSc Student - Alumni
Noora AlMarzooqi PhD Candidate
Mariam Bin Ari PhD Candidate
Salwa Fuad AlBadi MSc Student
Hamda Ali AlBlooshi MSc Student
Baheya Mohamed AlRemeithi MSc Student
Aiza Corpuz MSc Student
Safal Mestri PhD Student
AlAnood Abdulla AlZaabi PhD Student
Sarah Esmaeil AlBlooshi MSc Student
Shouq Khalifa MSc Student