Farooq Saeed, Ph.D.
Professor at the University of Dammam
Aeronautics, CFD & Wind Energy Expert



Dr. Farooq Saeed, earned his masters and Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was a student of Michael Selig, whose PROPID code have been extensively developed and used for the design of HAWT blades.


Professor at the University of Dammam and one of the chief consultants for IOPARA in CFD analysis, VAWT and airfoil design.


His interests include airfoil design, aircraft icing, wind turbines, experimental and computational aerodynamics and boundary layer control. Dr. Saeed has over 60 Journal and Conference publications and 6 patents (US PTO) under his name, as well as numerous contributions in books.

Farooq Saeed