Prof NIDAL HILAL

Chair in Water Process Engineering

Person imageProf NIDAL HILAL
  • DSc Eng, PhD, MSc, BEng, Euro Ing, CEng, FIChemE, FLSW
  • Expertise lie broadly in the identification of innovative and cost-effective solutions to real world process engineering problems within the fields of water treatment, membrane technology and the engineering applications of atomic force microscopy.

Research Interests

  • Internationally recognised as a world-leader in developing and applying the force measurement capability of AFM to the study of membrane surfaces.
  • Developed a highly successful research portfolio pursuing high quality curiosity-driven and strategically significant research.
  • Water Treatment
  • Desalination
  • Novel membrane separation processes
  • Membrane nanotechnology
  • Application of atomic force microscopy (AFM) to chemical and process engineering


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