Abdul Wahab Mohammad is currently Professor in Membrane and Separation Technology at the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He is also the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, UKM, and a Fellow at the Research Centre for Sustainable Process Technology (CESPRO). He received his PhD from the University of Wales, Swansea, in the area of nanofiltration membranes, his MSChE from Purdue University, USA, and BSChE from Lehigh University, USA. His research interest is on membranes science and applications, wastewater treatment, water reuse and recycling, sustainable separation technology and engineering education. He has published more than 150 journal papers with citation exceeding 3000 and h-index of 28. He is currently on the editorial board of the Desalination journal and co-editor of the Journal of Water Process Engineering, which was launched in 2014. He was the co-recipient of the 2008 Prince Sultan International Water Prize for his work on nanofiltration membranes and was also awarded the 2015 Malaysia Toray Foundation Science Award.
Abdul Wahab is a registered Professional Engineer (PEng) in Malaysia and a Chartered Engineer (CEng) in the United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of IChemE and was recently inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia.