Timur Ashirov

Timur Ashirov


Timur is an entrepreneur who is actively working to contribute to achieving net zero goals with graphene membranes. He grew up Tajikistan experiencing the CO2 emissions from the first hand. He completed his Ph.D. in the group of Prof. Ali Coskun at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, where he developed gas separation membranes to tackle global warming. Timur has received multiple awards for his Ph.D. including 2022 Swiss Nanotechnology Ph.D. Award, 2023 ACS Global Outstanding Student Award, 2023 Vigener Award. Recently, Dr. Ashirov received a Bride PoC grant to scale up graphene membranes for CO2 separation.

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