Dr. Aamir Farooq joined KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) in 2010 after earning his MS and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. Professor Farooq’s research interests are in the areas of energy systems, fuel formulation and laser-based sensors. His research group focuses on high-temperature infrared spectroscopy, novel quantum-cascade laser sensors, and chemical kinetics of future fuels. He has published nearly 100 archival papers in premier journals related to optics, sensors, fuels, energy and combustion. He has given several invited talks at international conferences and has organized technical sessions and workshops. Boulder Fluid and Thermal Sciences Seminar Series