Background and activities

Research Focus

  • Hydrogen & Power Production

  • CO2 Capture

  • Process Design, Modeling and Simulation

  • Thermodynamic Analysis & Techno-Economic Assessment


Post Doctoral Research: Analysis of novel reforming and CO2 capture processes

Project: GaSTech (Gas Switching Technologies)


PhD Thesis Title: Techno-economic analysis of combined cycle power plants integrated with chemical looping reforming and CO2 capture

Project: NanoSim - EU FP7 Project 


Skills and Expertise

  • Expertise in thermodynamics, reaction engineering and process design

  • Computational Skills: Python, CHEMCAD, ASPEN, METSIM, COMSOL Multiphysics

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

Industry Experience

  • Process Development Manager, R&D, Green Field Projects - Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods) - May 2014 to Sep 2014

  • Scientist, Technology Department (Metals) - Aditya Birla Science and Technology Company Ltd. - Jan 2012 to April 2014

Educational Background

  • PhD at Department of Energy and Process Engineering, NTNU, Trondheim - Oct 2014 to May 2018

  • ME and BE (Hons.) in Chemical Engineering - Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani (BITS Pilani K.K. Birla Goa Campus) - Aug 2005 to Dec 2011


Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Nazir, Shareq Mohd; Cloete, Jan Hendrik; Cloete, Schalk Willem Petrus; Amini, Shahriar. (2019) Efficient hydrogen production with CO2 capture using gas switching reforming (GSR): Technoeconomic assessment. Proceedings of ECOS 2019: The 32nd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, Wroclaw, Poland.


  • Nazir, Shareq Mohd; Bolland, Olav. (2018) Techno-economic analysis of combined cycle power plants integrated with chemical looping reforming and CO2 capture. Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet. 2018. ISBN 978-82-326-3049-3. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU (2018:129).