Tel: +966 (013) 860-​8513
Fax: +966 (013) 860-3989

Location: Bldg. 15, Rm. 6128

Dr. Muhammad Shahzad Kamal

Research Engineer III, CIPR

MSC Graduate in Polymer & Process Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology in Lahore, Pakistan in 2010. Whilst studying for his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at KFUPM (Graduated in 2014), he continued his passion for lecturing at The University around the subjects of Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Polymer Materials and Technical Computing.

Since 2015, Dr. Kamal has been working as a Research Engineer at CIPR with his expertise focusing on chemical EOR, Rheology of complex fluids, Interfacial phenomenon, and Oilfield chemistry. In addition to these tasks, he is also responsible for leading multidisciplinary research projects, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and compiling research reports.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, KFUPM, KSA, 2014.
  • M.S., Polymer & Process Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan, 2010.
  • B.S., (Hons.) Chemical Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan, 2008.

Research Interests

  • Chemical EOR, Rheology of complex fluids, Interfacial phenomenon, Oilfield chemistry

Selected Publications

  • Muhammad Shahzad Kamal, S. M. Shakil Hussain, Abdullah S. Sultan, “Development of Novel Amidosulfobetaine Surfactant-Polymer Systems for EOR Applications”, Journal of Surfactant and Detergents, 2016, 19 (5), 989-997, doi: 10.1007/s11743-016-1848-1
  • Muhammad Shahzad Kamal, Shaikh A. Razzak, Mohammad M. Hossain, “Catalytic oxidation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) – a review”, Atmospheric Environment, 2016, 140, 117-134, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.05.031
  • Izhar A. Malik, Usamah A. Al-Mubaiyedh, Abdullah S. Sultan, Muhammad Shahzad Kamal, Ibnelwaleed A. Hussein, “Rheological and thermal properties of novel surfactant-polymer systems for EOR applications”. Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2016, 94(9), 1693-1699, doi: 10.1002/cjce.22541
  • Umer Mehmood, Zuhair Malaibari, Fahad Ali Rabani, Ateeq Ur Rehman, S.H.A. Ahmad, Muataz Ali Atieh, Muhammad Shahzad Kamal, “Photovoltaic improvement and charge recombination reduction by aluminum oxide impregnated MWCNTs/TiO2 based photoanode for dye-sensitized solar cells”, Electrochimica Acta, 2016, 203, 162-170. doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2016.04.027

Awards & Honors

  • Best Ph.D. scholar award for the years 2013-2014 in Chemical Engineering.
  • Best paper award in Young Professional Technical Symposium, Dhahran, KSA, April 2013.
  • Winner of 4th student conference paper competition organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, held in Makkah, KSA, April-May, 2013.
  • Recipient of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals scholarship from 2010 to 2014.