Mohamed Pourkashanian is at the University of Sheffield and is a member of the Centre's Coordination Group and is the Research Area Champion for Oxyfuel.
Professor Pourkashanian is the Head of Energy-2050 at the University of Sheffield, General Secretary of the International Flame Research Foundation (IFRF), and is the Director of PACT pilot-scale UK national facilities. He holds a chair in Energy Engineering and has completed numerous major research projects on clean energy technology and received a substantial sum of grants from EPSRC, EU, NATO, and industry. His active research grants in 2015 relating to clean energy projects are in excess of £10M. He leads a team of 11 research fellows and 34 PhD students. He has published over 480 refereed research papers. He is a member of numerous international and national scientific bodies including an invited member of the All Party Parliamentary Renewable Transport Fuels Group and Expert-Member in EU-GCC Clean Gas Energy Network. Professor Pourkashanian’s research is in the field of future clean and sustainable energy technology with a focus on multi-scale energy process computational and CFD modelling. His active research areas include efficient and low carbon power generation technology, Alternative low carbon fuels, bioenergy, carbon capture, pollutants formation prediction, and future power plant/energy system multi-scale and dynamic simulation.