Amjad Shah is a Research Fellow at the School of Chemical Engineering.
He is the author of a number of research papers published in reputed scientific journals extending from petroleum characterization, application of catalysts for petroleum upgrading and recovery, surface studies such as SEM/EDS, XRD of new microstructures/materials with application of catalysts and combustion.
He has also worked on alternative aviation fuels and is highly skilled evaluator of new aviation fuels and their effects on different aircraft systems such as fuel tanks, turbine blades deposits formation, O-ring sealing, particulates, smoke and other emissions such as COx, NOx, and un-burnt hydrocarbons. He has also worked on testing/developing new efficient burners for commercial use and the UKMOD.
Currently he is working on the testing/developing/designing of micro-catalyst reactors for the innovative THAI-CAPRITM technology which has the potential to improve heavy oil/bitumen recovery and upgrading significantly.