Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
Dr. Shamim is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology. He specializes in the broad area of sustainability with special focus on clean energy technologies. He earned his doctorate in mechanical engineering and a master’s in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. Prior to joining the Masdar Institute, Dr. Shamim was a tenured faculty member at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He also held visiting faculty appointments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), National University of Singapore (NUS), American University of Sharjah, and NED University of Engineering & Technology. He has been actively involved in many professional organizations including ASME, SAE and Combustion Institute. He is currently serving as a Subject Editor of Applied Energy journal. He is a recipient of several awards including SAE International Ralph Teetor award for excellence in teaching (2004).
His main expertise is in the fields of energy systems, carbon capture, fuel cells, combustion, and emission control. His research and consulting work has been supported by several grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Energy, and the automotive companies.