Dr Mohamad Anas Nahil

Research interests

  • Activated Carbon Production from Waste
  • Catalysts Synthesis
  • Green-house Gas Absorption
  • Hydrogen and Carbon Nanotubes Production from Waste
  • Thermochemical Processing of Waste
  • Low temperature plasma technology for environmental and energy applications


  • PhD, Diploma, BSc

Professional memberships

  • Member of The Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Associate Fellow of Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) 

Student education

Dr Nahil is lead researcher in thermochemical processing of organic materials into high-value products including feedstock chemicals, liquid and gas fuels. He has a very good experience in heterogeneous catalyst synthesis and development for many applications. Other responsibilities included; research publications, lecturing, grant applications, research project supervision (PhD & masters). Dr Nahil is also a reviewer for many international journals such as Carbon; Applied Catalysis B: Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Fuel Processing Technology,Chemical Engineering; Fuel, etc

Research groups and institutes

  • Energy Leeds
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Institute of Process Research and Development
  • Low Carbon Energy
  • Waste Management and Resource Recovery