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Farhan Ahmad Pasha

Catalysis 2019
Farhan Ahmad Pasha, Speaker at Chemical Engineering Conferences
Farhan Ahmad Pasha
CRD-SABIC, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia


Dr. F. A Pasha, Lead Scientist SABIC corporate research and development at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology-KSA. His interest includes quantum chemical molecular interactions and finding new applications of Density functional theory. He worked (2006-2007) at Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul South Korea. In January 2008, he moved to CEA Grenoble France as a Research Engineer with Dr. Martin Field to work for FP-7 Marie curie project. Later in November 2009 Dr. Pasha joined IFP energies Nouvelles (IFP) Rueil Malmaison, Paris. He worked as visiting scientist with Prof. Herve Toulhoat for the olefin oligomerization chemistry. In November 2010 Dr. Pasha Joined KAUST Catalysis Center under special agreement between KAUST and European ICE consortium where he worked extensively in close collaboration with Prof. Jean Marie Basset. In May 2014, Dr. Pasha moved to SABIC and started industrial career, currently engaged in computational chemistry efforts to wide range of industrial problems. His work encompasses the theoretical and computational exploration of structure and properties of inorganic and organic compounds, polymers and catalysts and separation technologies. However, the focus is to utilize CO2 as feedstock and transforming into valuable products using inexpensive technologies. He has published over 50 articles and several patents applications.