Chairperson, Bassam Dally

Bassam Dally is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and a member of the Clean Combustion Research Center at KAUST. 

Over the last 30 years, Prof. Dally has contributed seminal works on a variety of research topics under the broad field of Thermo-Fluids. His major contributions are in turbulent reacting flows, MILD combustion, soot in flames, plasma propulsion, hybrid of concentrated solar thermal and combustion, and applied laser diagnostics. He has attracted millions of dollars for his research and has published more than 170 papers in leading scientific journals. He won many awards over the years, including ‘Energy Professional of the Year in South Australia’, and recently was awarded a Fellowship of the Combustion Institute.