Ali Al-Marzouqi

ali Al-Marzouqi is a professor of Chemical Engineering and currently the Dean at the College of Graduate Studies, UAE University. Prof. Al-Marzouqi received his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering in USA (B.Sc. from University of Washington in 1991 and Ph.D. from Oregon State University in 1997). He worked as an Instructor in the Chemical Engineering Department of Oregon State University for three years and then joined the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department of UAE University in September 2000. Prof. Al-Marzouqi has served as the Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Engineering for 12 years until he was appointed as the Vice Dean of the College of Graduate Studies in 2017, Acting Dean in 2018 and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies in 2019. His research focuses on CO2 capture, brine management, formulation and processing of biodegradable polymers, conversion of biomass to high value chemicals, the use of supercritical fluid technology in food and pharmaceutical applications, polymeric materials and biodiesel production. Prof. Al-Marzouqi has published 64 peer-reviewed journal papers, contributed to 80 conference presentations, and achieved six granted patents and two book chapters. He has supervised 9 Ph.D. and 11 M.Sc. theses. Among his many awards, Prof. Al-Marzouqi received the Prime Minister’s Medal for the Distinguished Innovator in 2022.

Most research interests for a scientist

  • CO2 capture
  • Brine management
  • Polymer composite materials
  • Conversion of biomass to high value chemicals
  • Supercritical fluid technology


Chemical Engineering