Dr Seyedeh Mohsenpour

BSc, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor - Chemical & Process Engineering
Seyedeh Mohsenpour


Teaching Group

Chemical & Process Engineering


Year 1 Coordinator, Admission Tutor, Public Engagement Coordinator

Teaching interests

Sustainability, Heat Transfer, Process Design, Bioreactor Engineering, Process Engineering, Environmental Engineering


Dr Mohsenpour was appointed Assistant Professor at the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences upon the completion of her PhD at Heriot-Watt University in 2014. During her PhD she worked on development of luminescent photobioreactors for production of microalgae and value-added products. Dr Mohsenpour obtained her BSc in Chemical Engineering from Tehran Azad University, Science & Research Branch (Iran, 2007) followed by a MSc in Bioprocessing from Heriot-Watt University (UK, 2010). Her research and teaching interests are focused on sustainability, renewable energy, and environmental engineering.


Sustainability, Algae Bioprocessing, Photobioreactor Design, Renewable Energy, Algal Pigment Harvesting, Biofuel production, Industrial Symbiosis, Circular Economy