Tariq Galadanchi Ahmed


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Academic Biography

Dr Tariq Galadanchi Ahmed is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering in the School of Computing Engineering and Digital Technologies. He holds the Chartered Engineer (CEng) status with the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining and is also a member of the Energy Institute (EI) and Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE). Tariq completed his BEng (Hons) in Chemistry from Kano University of Science and Technology Wudil, MSc in Petroleum Engineering, and a PhD in Separator Optimisation both from Teesside University. His research is mainly focused on Separator optimisation, CFD modelling of surface separation equipment, and Hydrogen Fuel.

Summary of Research Interests

  • Separator Optimisation
  • CFD modelling of process equipment.
  • Hydrogen Fuel
  • Renewable Energy

External Research Collaborations

Tariq has worked closely with several companies and organisations such as Lancaster University, Minus7, Atos, SEIMENS, sorea, Newcastle University, ASM Terni spA, University of Cyprus and Lisboa E-Nova. Tariq’s comprehensive analysis of Darby Tech Separator contributed to securing funding for a follow-on PhD student and helped foster an ongoing collaboration with Darby Tech. Tariq has also worked closely with Middlesbrough College, TTE, Nigerian National Petroleum Commission (NNPC) and the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF). 

Academic Responsibilities

Dr Tariq is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and holds a postgraduate certificate in learning and teaching in higher education (PGCLTHE). He was the module tutor for Engineering Design, Engineering Application, Mass and Energy Balance and Mass Transfer Operation Modules for the Teesside University Online Learning for Engineering (TUOLE). Tariq is currently the module leader for Thermodynamics for Chemical Engineers and Chemical Process Design and a Module tutor for Advanced Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics, and Practical Skills for Chemical Engineers.   

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, BSc (Hons) Chemistry, Kano University of Science and Technology

PhD, Optimisation of Three-Phase Separator Design through CFD Simulation and Experimental Investigation, Teesside University

Master, Petroleum Engineering, Teesside University


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