Farah Ahmed

Research Scientist Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BSc University of California, San Diego; PhD, Khalifa University

Research Areas: Water purification, Desalination, Membrane technology, Nanomaterials

Farah Ahmed is a Research Scientist at the NYUAD Water Research Center. Her research interests focus on materials and processes for desalination and water treatment, including nanostructured and electrically conductive membrane materials. Her interests include improving the performance of membrane distillation using smart self-heating membrane systems for seawater desalination. She has also been involved with electrolytic self-cleaning of membranes for reverse osmosis, microfiltration, and ultrafiltration.

Courses Taught

Current Research

Self-heating membrane systems for enhanced desalination performance.