Behrooz Khatir

Doctoral student

EME 1216


Behrooz received his B.Sc. in  Chemical Engineering, focusing on crude oil asphaltenes and attempting to inhibit their precipitation. He earned his MASc from UBC Okanagan and decided to stay for a PhD. Good choice. Behrooz enjoys measuring contact angles at all hours of the day, and has been known to kick a soccer ball with Dr. Golovin on occasion.

Current Project

Behrooz is developing an omniphobic treatment for glass and metal that does not get fouled by any liquid.


  • B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch, Iran
  • MA.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, UBC

Research Interests

  • Omniphobic surfaces