Mohammed Farid

Personal Chair, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, The University of Auckland

Professor Mohammed Farid has completed his BE in Chemical Engineering from the University of Baghdad, Iraq (1971), ME in Chemical Engineering from University of Swansea, Wales (1975) and PhD in Chemical Reactor Engineering from the University of Swansea, Wales in the UK. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, He has published more than 380 papers in international journals and refereed international conferences, 6 patents, 5 books, and 11 chapters in books.

Professor Farid has received a number of international awards such as the Matsumae International Fellowship (1986), the Hisham Hijjawi Award (1993) and the Marie Curie Fellowship (2010). In 2010, he was short listed and came in the third place for the IChemE Innovator of the Year Award – sponsored by NES in the UK. He was invited as a keynote speaker to a large number of international conferences and to be in the editorial board of international journals. He is a world leader in energy storage and has provided significant contribution to the field worldwide.

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