Dr. Mesfin is currently working as Assistant Professor & Programme Director of Studies (PDoS) for Chemical Engineering at Heriot-Watt University, Dubai Campus. He obtained all his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering. Before he joined Heriot-Watt University, he has worked as a Postdoc Fellow at Yeungnam University (South Korea) and as Senior Lecturer at Curtin University (Malaysia). He has won several awards both at the local and international levels. He has got award from IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) for Research Innovation & Excellence and HoneyWell Design Challenge Competitions. He is Associate member of the institution of chemical engineers (AMIChemE) and member of the American institute of chemical engineers (MAIChE). He is also the reviewer for various chemical engineering related Journals.