Elected: October 2018
Membership grade: Fellow
Location of residency: Tyne and Wear, UK
Farid is a professor of chemical engineering, educated at Newcastle and Aston Universities, and is currently affiliated to Birmingham University as visiting research professor with over 32 years experience in academia, with industry exposure across three continents. He held head of department positions in the Gulf and director of clean manufacturing master program at Teesside University, where he educated and trained so many chemical engineers in the UK and the Gulf region. He is particularly acquainted with the radical change in the character of the chemical and energy sectors in the North-East over the past decades compared to the global trends abroad.
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