skip to primary navigationskip to content

Terahertz Applications Group

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Studying at Cambridge


Mohammed Al-Sharabi

Department of Chemical Engineering      
and Biotechnology

Terahertz Applications Group      

Philippa Fawcett Dr

Cambridge, CB3 0AS



MEng in Chemical Engineering, University of Leeds

Research Interests

  • Terahertz spectroscopy and imaging.
  • X-ray micro computed tomography.
  • Microstructure analysis of porous materials.
  • Liquid transport in porous media.


F. Alqahtani, P. Belton, B. Zhang, M. Al-Sharabi, S. Ross, Md. S. H. Mithu, D. Douroumis, J. A. Zeitler, S. Qi, An investigation into the formations of the internal microstructures of solid dispersions prepared by hot melt extrusion, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, (2020)

A.L. Skelbæk-Pedersen, M. Al-Sharabi, T.K. Vilhelmsen, J. Rantanen, J.A. Zeitler, Effect of particle size and deformation behaviour on water ingress into tablets, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, (2020)

M. Al-Sharabi, D. Markl, T. MudleyP. Bawuah, A.-P. Karttunen, C. Ridgway, P. Gane, J. Ketolainen, K.E. Peiponen, T. Rades and J.A. Zeitler, Simultaneous investigation of the liquid transport and swelling performance during tablet disintegration, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, doi:10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119380 (2020).

M. Edinger,  L-D. Iftimi , D. Markl,  M. Al-Sharabi, D. Bar-Shalom, J. Rantanen, N. Genina, Quantification of inkjet-printed pharmaceuticals on porous substrates using Raman spectroscopy and near-infrared spectroscopy, AAPS PharmSciTech, (2019).

- S.J. Antony, M. Al-Sharabi, N. Rahmanian, T. Barakat, Shear stress distribution within narrowly constrained structured grains and granulated powder beds, Advanced Powder Technology, (2015).