Professor Iqbal Mujtaba
Iqbal M. Mujtaba is a Professor of Computational Process Engineering and is currently the Associate Dean (Learning, Teaching & Quality) of the Faculty of Engineering & Informatics at the University of Bradford. He was Head of the School of Engineering at the University of Bradford from 2016-2018. He obtained his PhD and DIC from Imperial College London in 1989. He is a Fellow of the IChemE, a Chartered Chemical Engineer, and the Chair of the IChemE’s Computer Aided Process Engineering Special Interest Group. He was the Chair of the European Committee for Computers in Chemical Engineering Education from 2010-2013. He is currently an Associate Editor for Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, South African Journal of Chemical Engineering and an Editorial Board Member of the journals Processes, Energies and Desalination. Professor Mujtaba leads research in dynamic modelling, simulation, optimisation and control of batch and continuous chemical processes with specific interests in distillation, industrial reactors, refinery processes, desalination, wastewater treatment and crude oil hydrotreating focusing on energy and water. He has managed several research collaborations and consultancy projects with industry and academic institutions in the UK and abroad. He has published more than 300 technical papers and has delivered more than 70 invited lectures/seminars/plenaries/keynotes/short courses around the world. He has supervised 31 PhD students to completion and is currently supervising 10 PhD students. He is one of the co-editors of the books (1) ‘The Water-Food-Energy Nexus’, CRC Press, 2017, (2) ‘Water Management: Social & Technological Perspective’, CRC Press, 2018.