Mohamed Katish

Research Assistant

School of Engineering & Physical Sciences, Institute of Mechanical, Process & Energy Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, UK

Office: Remote


Research Profile


Mohamed Katish is a dedicated and passionate researcher, currently working as a full-time Research Assistant at Heriot-Watt University. With a deep-rooted commitment to advancing scientific knowledge, Mohamed’s academic journey has led him to specialise in the intriguing field of carbon capture and utilisation. In his current role, Mohamed collaborates closely with Professor Phil Renforth, a leading authority in environmental science at Heriot-Watt University. Their research focuses on the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of biomass fly ash as a promising material for carbon capture. This innovative and impactful project reflects Mohamed’s keen interest in addressing pressing environmental issues and contributing to sustainable solutions. At the

At the heart of Mohamed’s work is the pursuit of a holistic understanding of carbonation potential. To achieve this, he adeptly combines data from rigorous laboratory experiments with insights gleaned from sophisticated simulations. This integrated approach allows Mohamed to paint a comprehensive picture of the potential of biomass fly ash as a carbon capture material.

Roles & Responsibilities

Research interests

Mohamed’s main research areas are NetZero Future, Carbon Capture Technologies, Materials Science, Energy & Environment and Recycling Technologies.