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Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker I

Prof. Ir. I Gusti Nyoman Wiratmaja Puja

 Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) Bandung, Indonesia

Head of Human Resource Development Agency, Ministry of Energy and Mineral resources of Indonesia

Past Position:
Keynote speaker during Oil and Gas Councils 2016 Asia-Pasific Assembly
Director General Oil and Gas Ministry of Energy and Mineral resources of Indonesia

Recent Position:
Head of Human Resource Development Agency, Ministry of Energy and Mineral resources of Indonesia
Full Professor at Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) Bandung, Indonesia

Education
Bachelor : Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia
Master: University of Kentucy (USA)
PhD: University of Kentucy (USA)

Keynote Speaker II

Fawzi Banat

The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE--Department Chair

BIOGRAPHY: Dr. Fawzi Banat is currently the Chair of Chemical Engineering Department and Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Petroleum Institute (PI) in Abu Dhabi. During his profession, Dr. Banat served as a Department Chair and Dean of Research at Jordan University of Science and Technology, Dean of Graduate Studies and Acting Dean of Natural Resources Engineering & Management at the German-Jordanian University.

His main research interest is in the area of Membrane Desalination, Water Treatment, Gas Treatment and Foaming. Much of his research in membrane distillation emphasized the development and evolution of the process. He also conducts general research in the area of thermodynamics, multicomponent mass transfer, and renewable energy.

Dr. Banat reported his research in numerous publications and received support for research projects from different sources. In recognition of his research, he received several awards. Lately, he was awarded Khalifa Award for Education, Higher Education within the UAE and the Arab world, Distinguished University Professor in the Field of Scientific Research 2013/2014 edition.

Dr. Banat taught a wide variety of courses, which include mass transfer, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, transport phenomena, thermodynamics, water and wastewater treatment, air pollution, reaction engineering, and process dynamics and control.

Dr. Banat is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE). He has been active on many university committees and external boards. Furthermore, he was involved in scientific committees of many international conferences.

His main research interest is in the area of Membrane Desalination, Water Treatment, Gas Treatment and Foaming. Much of his research in membrane distillation emphasized the development and evolution of the process. He also conducts general research in the area of thermodynamics, multicomponent mass transfer, and renewable energy.

Plenary Speaker I

Hamid A. Al-Megren

Institute at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudi Arabia

BIOGRAPHY: Prof. Hamid A. Al-Megren obtained his BSc in Chemistry in 1987 and an MSc in Physical Chemistry in 1992 from the King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and his D.Phil. in Inorganic Chemistry in 2002 from the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford, UK. Since 2008 he has been Director of the Petrochemical Research Institute at the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He has more than 25 years of research experience in the petrochemical and catalysis reaction. Prof. Al-Megren started his career as a Scientific Researcher at KACST in 1987, then a researcher at the Saudi Arabian Basic Industry Company (SABIC, R&D), moving his way up to become the Manager of Refining and Petrochemicals Division at KACST, then Director of Petrochemical Research Institute, then Coordinator of the Materials and Nanotechnology Sector, ultimately attaining his current role of Assistant Director for Scientific Affairs in Material Research Institute (Sector). His research interests have included hydrotreatment reactions, isomerisation reactions, new mesoporous materials preparation, carbide, nitride, and sulfide catalysts. Prof. Al-Megren has authored and co-authored more than 52 publications in his research field. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied Petrochemical Research and Editor of the book Advances in Natural Gas Technology.
 



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2018 5th International Conference on Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering (ICPPE 2018)
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