Dr. Hussein Ali Hassan

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
School of Engineering – Petroleum Engineering

Experienced Research Assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in AutoCAD, Gas, Mathematical Modeling, Petroleum, MATLAB and C++ programming. Strong engineering professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Science (M.Sc.) focused in Chemical Engineering from Tarbiat Modares University (TMU). Strong background of industrial chemistry with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Pure Chemistry from Lebanese University.

Research Interests

  • Gas sweetening, Gas-to-Liquid Conversion (GTL), Gas Hydrates, Partitioning of bio- molecules and drugs
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery by Water and Gas injection, Thermodynamics and Rheology
  • EOR Modeling using Water and Gas Injection - Modeling of Phase Behaviors of Reservoir
  • Thermodynamic Modeling of Scale Formation in Reservoirs - Modeling of Low Salt Water by Molecular Simulation


  1.  Thermodynamic modeling and experimental measurement of semi-clathrate hydrate phase equilibria for CH4 in the presence of cyclohexane (CH) and tetra-n-butyl ammonium bromide (TBAB) mixture. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2019.103128 - Hussein Hassan, Hassan Pahlavanzadeh
  2. Experimental study and kinetic modeling of the effects of SDS, tween 20, and graphene oxide nanosheets on R410a hydrate formation as a cold storage medium. doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2020.112665 - Abolfazl Mohammadi, Amir Mohammad Javidani, Saeid Abedi-Farizhendi, Amir H. Mohammadi, Hussein Hassan
  3. Hydrate dissociation conditions of CH4 in the presence of TBANO3 and cyclopentane promoter mixture: Thermodynamic modeling and experimental measurement. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jced.9b01108 - Hussein Hassan, Hassan Pahlavanzadeh, Mohammad Pourranjbar