|Biography of Nazim Muradov (Azerbaijan & U.S.A.), University of Central Florida
1679 Clearlake Road Cocoa, Florida 32922-5703, U.S.A.
Dr. Nazim Z. Muradov is Research Professor at the Florida
Solar Energy Center, University of Central Florida, Cocoa, Florida.
He has graduated from the Institute of Oil and Chemistry (Baku,
Azerbaijan) with BS/MS in Petrochemical Engineering, and he holds
Ph.D. (Kinetics and Catalysis) and Doctor of Science (Physical
Chemistry) degrees, both from the Institute of Chemical Physics,
Moscow, Russia. Dr. Muradov’s main areas of research include
thermocatalytic and photocatalytic hydrogen production systems,
solar-powered water-splitting cycles, hydrogen sensors, fossil fuel
decarbonization, advanced biofuels, reformers for fuel cell
applications, radiant detoxification of hazardous wastes and
nanostructured carbon materials. He has authored two books (one
coauthored with Prof. T.Nejat Veziroglu), several book chapters, an
encyclopedia article, close to 200 publications and 44 U.S. patents.
Dr. Muradov is a member of the Board of Directors of the
International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE), and a
member of the Board of Trustees and Scientific Council of the Madrid
Institute for Advanced Studies (IMDEA-Energia, Spain), and an
Associate Editor of the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.
He is the recipient of the University of Central Florida
(Institutes & Centers) Distinguished Researcher of
the Year Award (1996), Research Incentive Award (2003), and
Excellence in Research Award (2012 and 2017). In 2010, he was granted
the honorary title of the IAHE Fellow. In 2014, he was
recognized with an international R&D 100 Award, and in
2016, he was elected to the ranks of the National Academy of
Inventors. In 2018, he was selected to receive an IAHE Jules