Dr Kaveh Shahbaz

PhD, MSc, BSc

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Professional Teaching Fellow

Research | Current

  • Ionic liquids/deep eutectic solvents applications as green solvents for chemical processes.
  • Separation and purification processes.
  • DES-based nanofluides for heat transfer application.
  • Production of biofuels.
  • Phase change materials.



Postgraduate supervision

  • Amarpreet Singh (Master, Taylor's University) - External co-supervisor.
  • Samir (Phd, University of Nottingham Malaysia campus) External co-supervisor.


Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Williamson, S. T., Shahbaz, K., Mjalli, F. S., AlNashef, I. M., & Farid, M. M. (2017). Application of deep eutectic solvents as catalysts for the esterification of oleic acid with glycerol. Renewable Energy, 114 (Part B), 480-488. 10.1016/j.renene.2017.07.046
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mohammed Farid
  • Chen, Y. Y., Walvekar, R., Khalid, M., Shahbaz, K., & Gupta, T. C. S. M. (2017). Stability and thermophysical studies on deep eutectic solvent based carbon nanotube nanofluid. Materials Research Express, 4 (7), 075028-075028. 10.1088/2053-1591/aa77c7
  • Homan, T., Shahbaz, K., & Farid, M. M. (2017). Improving the production of propyl and butyl ester-based biodiesel by purification using deep eutectic solvents. Separation and Purification Technology, 174, 570-576. 10.1016/j.seppur.2016.10.036
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/35047
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mohammed Farid
  • Ahmed, S. F., Khalid, M., Rashmi, W., Chan, A., & Shahbaz, K. (2017). Recent progress in solar thermal energy storage using nanomaterials. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 67, 450-460. 10.1016/j.rser.2016.09.034
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31623
  • Shahbaz, K., Mjalli, F. S., Vakili-Nezhaad, G., AlNashef, I. M., Asadov, A., & Farid, M. M. (2016). Thermogravimetric measurement of deep eutectic solvents vapor pressure. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 222, 61-66. 10.1016/j.molliq.2016.06.106
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31625
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mohammed Farid
  • Shahbaz, K., AlNashef, I. M., Lin, R. J. T., Hashim, M. A., Mjalli, F. S., & Farid, M. M. (2016). A novel calcium chloride hexahydrate-based deep eutectic solvent as a phase change materials. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 155, 147-154. 10.1016/j.solmat.2016.06.004
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/29744
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mohammed Farid, Richard Lin
  • Fang, Y. K., Osama, M., Rashmi, W., Shahbaz, K., Khalid, M., Mjalli, F. S., & Farid, M. M. (2016). Synthesis and thermo-physical properties of deep eutectic solvent-based graphene nanofluids. Nanotechnology, 27 (7), 075702-075702. 10.1088/0957-4484/27/7/075702
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31624
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mohammed Farid
  • Mjalli, F. S., Shahbaz, K., & AlNashef, I. M. (2015). Modified Rackett equation for modelling the molar volume of deep eutectic solvents. Thermochimica Acta, 614, 185-190. 10.1016/j.tca.2015.06.026


Contact details

Primary location

2-6 PARK AVENUE - Bldg 529
Level 1, Room 138
New Zealand

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