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Robert Dibble

Professor of Mechanical Engineering


Robert Dibble holds a PhD from University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley before joining KAUST in 2015. His research interests include laser diagnostics in turbulent reactive flows, generation of "green" fuels from biomass, highest efficiency and lowest pollution combustion of fuels derived from biomass, combustion issues related to global warming, conversion of waste heat to power via Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC), spectroscopy, chemical kinetics, turbulent combustion, optics, and electronics. ​