• The University of Western Australia (M017), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 119 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
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Dr Saif Al Ghafri is a young researcher with few years experience in the field of fluid properties and thermodynamics and is the author of few peer-reviewed scientific publications and conference papers.

He has worked as a research associate at Imperial College London where he conducted research related to carbon capture and storage(CCS). He is currently a research fellow at the university of Western Australia. He is also an honorary research fellow at Imperial College London.

Roles and responsibilities

 Plan, develop and conduct research projects within the area of gas process engineering, including areas such as LNG thermodynamics, flow assurance, apparatus design, gas separations, and CO2 sequestration
 Develop and write relevant research grant applications for industry and government as well as conducting consultancy and collaboration work
 Develop and deliver lectures to University students in gas process engineering or related disciplines, supervision of different students, publishing and presenting the group at international conferences
 Gaining skills and expertise in a variety of different energy-related research fields and leading and coordinating the thermophysical group team

Previous positions

Nov 2013 – Nov 2015 Research Associate

Teaching overview

 Taught Unit Operation lectures including topics such as heat exchanger, refrigerants and evaporators
 Helped in teaching and tutorial sessions for the Advanced Chemical Thermodynamic subject at UWA


Thermodynamic, Thermophysical properties, CCS, Energy

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Projects 2019 2021

Research Output 2012 2019

  • 119 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 15 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Non-UWA Thesis

Phase equilibria of (Methylbenzene + Carbon dioxide + Methane) at elevated pressure: Experiment and modelling

Al Ghafri, S. ZS. & Trusler, J. P. M., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Supercritical Fluids. 145, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Dioxide
Phase equilibria
carbon dioxide
Carbon dioxide
Phase equilibria
Specific heat
Thermodynamic properties
liquid-vapor equilibrium
Carbon Monoxide
Equations of state
Phase equilibria
equations of state
1 Citations

Reliable prediction of aqueous dew points in CO2 pipelines and new approaches for control during shut-in

Rowland, D., Boxall, J., Hughes, T. J., Al Ghafri, S. Z., Jiao, F., Xiao, X., Pradhan, V. & May, E. F., 2018, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 70, p. 97-104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dew point

Thermodynamics of carbon dioxide-hydrocarbon systems

Sanchez-Vicente, Y., Tay, W. J., Al Ghafri, S. Z. & Trusler, J. P. M., 15 Jun 2018, In : Applied Energy. 220, p. 629-642 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon dioxide
carbon dioxide


Honorary Research Associate

Saif Al Ghafri (Recipient), 1 Dec 2015

Prize/award: Honorary award

Honorary Research Fellow

Saif Al Ghafri (Recipient), 1 Oct 2017

Prize/award: Honorary award

fossil fuel