Khellil Sefiane is a holder of M.S., B.S., and Ph.D. degrees in engineering. He is a Reader in the School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), Cambridge, UK. From 2008 to 2001, he has been working as Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. He has been recipient of the prestigious Institute of Physics (IoP) award (2009) for his work on droplets wetting and evaporation. Sefiane has taken part in many European research networks involving a number of leading European groups, some of these networks included HCM (1994–1997) funded by the European Union, CIMEX (2000–2005) funded by the European Space Agency (ESA), and FASES (1999–2003) supported by ESA. Sefiane has successfully completed a number of EPSRC-funded research projects (GR/S59444/01, GR/S41821/01, and GR/N02122/01). Sefiane held a number of EPSRC awards (EP/C532813/1, EP/D500109/1, and EP/C541820/1) on multiphase flows and heat transfer topics. He holds an ExxonMobil Fellowship awarded by the Royal Academy of Engineering (2000) and is a Member of the EPSRC Peer Review College. Sefiane was also Organiser and Chairman of the Tenth UK Heat Transfer Conference (2007). He serves as an Associate Editor of Heat Transfer Research journal and member of numerous international scientific committees. He is Member of the Editorial Boards of The Open Physical Chemistry Journal, Open Physical Chemistry Letters, and Physical Chemistry Reviews. He acts on a regular basis as a referee, reviewer, and consultant for many international research bodies (Canadian Space Agency and Swiss Federal Research Council).
Biography Updated on 14 November 2011