Ahmed Elwardany, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interests

Heating and evaporation of multi-component fuels, Spray modeling and Internal combustion engines modeling

Selected Publications

  • ​Elwardany A., Badra J., Farooq A. (2015), High Temperature Rate measurements of OH + Xylenes: Shock Tube/Laser Diagnostics Study, Combustion and Flame (Accepted).
  • Elwardany A., Es-sebbar Et., Nasir E., Farooq A. (2015), Unimolecular decomposition of formic and acetic acids using shock tube and laser diagnostics, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35 1 429-436.
  • S.S. Sazhin S.S, Al Qubeissi M, Nasiri R, Gun’ko V.M, Elwardany A.E, F. Lemoine F, F. Grisch F, M.R. Heikal M.R (2014), A multi-dimensional quasi-discrete model for the analysis of Diesel fuel droplet heating and evaporation, Fuel (129) 238-266.
  • Elwardany A.E., Sazhin S.S., Farooq, A. (2013), Modelling of Heating and Evaporation of Gasoline Fuel Droplets: A Comparative Analysis of Approximations, Fuel, 111, 643-647.
  • Elwardany A.E., Sazhin S.S., (2012), A quasi-discrete model for heating and evaporation: application to Diesel and gasoline fuels, Fuel 97, 685-694.


  • 2009-2012 PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Brighton, United Kingdom
  • 2006-2009 MSc, Mechanical Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt
  • 2000-2005 BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt

Professional Profile

  • 2012-present: postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2009-2012: Research Assistant, University of Brighton, United Kingdom
  • 2005-2009: Teaching and Research Assistant, , Alexandria University, Egypt


  • 2nd Prize in the Post-doctoral Poster Competition held in KAUST Jan 2014 during the Winter Enrichment Program.
  • ​​​PETA award for young researchers from ILASS-Europe 2011, Estoril, Portugal, 5-7 September 2011.

KAUST Affiliations

​Clean Combustion Research Center
Computational Reacting Flows Laboratory​