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Samir H. Mushrif, PhD

Associate Professor


Chemical and Materials Engineering

About Me

Dr. Samir H Mushrif is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta (U of A), since March 2018. Before joining U of A, he was a faculty in the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He obtained his PhD in Chemical Engineering from McGill University and did his postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Delaware, USA. He was the recipient of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships. He is an Editorial Board Member of ChemistrySelect, Journal of ChemPubSoc Europe and Wiley-VCH and a Senior Member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE, USA). His recent awards/recognitions include the Discovery International Award 2017 by the Australian Research Council and the NANYANG EDUCATION AWARD 2016 (Singapore). 


  • Catalyst design
  • Reaction engineering
  • Alternate energy
  • Biomass conversion
  • Methane activation and coupling
  • Density functional theory/ab initio methods
  • Multiscale molecular modeling


  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Separation Processes
  • Molecular modeling