Dr Hamid Omidvarborna is a research fellow at the Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE), University of Surrey. Hamid’s research focus falls within air quality, air pollution monitoring, low-cost air pollution sensors, and citizen science activities. Hamid joined GCARE in January 2019 after a 2+ year’s appointment as Research Fellow at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Sultanate of Oman (Centre for Environmental Studies and Research (CESAR)), where he worked with Prof Mahad Baawain on different air quality projects in Muscat Governorate and nearby cities. Prior to joining SQU, Hamid spent 4+ years doing research during his PhD in the US under the supervision of Prof Ashok Kumar, where he worked on combustion chemistry of biodiesel fuels, a project supported by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT). Hamid holds a Masters (and a Bachelor) degree in Chemical Engineering from Iran. Following the completion of his Masters and before leaving for the US, Hamid spent 2+ years working as a research and process engineer in two different industries. Details regarding the completed projects and publications can be found in Hamid’s LinkedIn account.
Air Pollution Control
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Energy and Environment