People

Visiting Professors / Scholars

  • Assistant Professor at the University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia​
    Research Interests: Photonics, GaN, Optoelectronics, Photonics and optoelectronics, Solar Energy, Electromagnetics and optoelectronics
  • Professor of Photonics | KFUPM | Webpage
    Research Interests: Photonics

Research Scientists

  • "Currently a Research Scientist at RWTH Aachen/Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany"​​
    Research Interests: III-V semiconductors, Molecular Beam Epitaxy, Electron Microscopy
  • "Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Oxford, United Kingdom"
    Research Interests: GaN, Light sources, Numerical analysis, Photonics and optoelectronics

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

  • "Currently an Assistant Professor at UAE University, United Arab Emerates. Previously, he was a Researcher at NT​T​, Japan"
    Research Interests: Photonics and optoelectronics
  • "​Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Minnesota, USA"​​​
    Research Interests: Photonics and optoelectronics, Large bandgap group-III nitride, Molecular Beam Epitaxy
  • "Currently works at ​Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, California, USA"​
    Research Interests: Nanomaterials, Solar Energy, GaN, Photonics and optoelectronics, Large bandgap group-III nitride
  • ​"Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Chemical Kinetics and Laser Sensors Laboratory at KAUST, Saudi Arabia"
    Research Interests: Photonics and optoelectronics, Light sources, GaN, Large bandgap group-III nitride
  • "Currently an Assistant Professor at the Effat University, Saudi Arabia"
    Research Interests: Photonics, Optoelectronics
  • "Currently a Scientist at KAUST, Saudi Arabia"
    Research Interests: GaN
  • "Currently a Scientist at KAUST, Saudi Arabia"
    Research Interests: Photonics, Meta-materials

PhD Students

  • Ahmad Aljabr
    "​Currently an Assistant Professor at the Jubail Industrial College, Saudi Arabia"
    Research Interests: Photonics and optoelectronics
  • "Currently an Engineer at Institut Photovoltaïque d'Ile-de-France (IPVF). Previously with TOTAL, and Agricool, Paris."
    Research Interests: Nanomaterials, GaN, Optoelectronics, Molecular Beam Epitaxy
  • "Currently a Postdoc at KAUST, Saudi Arabia"
    Research Interests: Biological networks and interactions, Genomics, Plant biology & Desert agriculture
  • "Currently a Postdoc at the University of Toronto, Canada"
    Research Interests: Photonics, Molecular Beam Epitaxy, Large bandgap group-III nitride, Light sources
  • "Consultant at KAUST, with KAUST Innovation and Economic Development."​​​​
    Research Interests: Nanomaterials, GaN, Large bandgap group-III nitride, Photonics and optoelectronics
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  • Damian
    "Currently an Engineer at Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia"
    Research Interests: Materials modeling, Transformation Optics, Photonics, Meta-materials, Electromagnetics
  • "Currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia"
    Research Interests: GaN, Sensors, Photonics and optoelectronics
  • Research Interests: Networks and wireless communications, Photonics and optoelectronics
  • Mohammed Zahed
    "Currently an Assistant Professor at KFUPM, Saudi Arabia; and previously a SABIC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship recipient at KAUST"
    Research Interests: Photonics and optoelectronics, Electromagnetics and optoelectronics, Light sources
  • "Currently a Postdoc at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan"
    Research Interests: Photonics and optoelectronics, GaN, Light sources
  • "Currently a Postdoc at Yale University, USA"
    Research Interests: Electromagnetics and optoelectronics, Solar Energy, Light sources, Photonics, GaN

Masters Students

  • "Currently a Research Associate at KAPSARC, Saudi Arabia"
    Research Interests: GaN, Nanomaterials, Solar Energy
  • "Currently a PhD Student at UT Austin, USA"
    Research Interests: Photonics, GaN
  • Kazi
    "Currently an Employer Services Specialist at NYU Abu Dhabi, UAE"
    Research Interests: Photonics
  • "Currently a PhD Student at UC Berkeley, USA"
    Research Interests: Electromagnetics and optoelectronics, Nanomaterials, Solar Energy

International Visiting Researchers

  • Senior Lecturer at the Multimedia University, Malaysia
    Research Interests: Networks and wireless communications, Light sources, Photonics
  • Senior Lecturer at the University of Malaya, Malaysia
    Research Interests: Materials modeling, Nanomaterials, Photonics, Meta-materials

Visiting Researchers

  • "Currently a PhD Student at UC Santa Barbara, USA"
    Research Interests: GaN, Photonics
  • KACST Researcher​
    Research Interests: Nanomaterials, GaN
  • KACST Researcher​
    Research Interests: Nanomaterials, GaN

In-Kingdom Visiting Students

  • From the Effat University
    Research Interests:  -
  • From the Effat University​​
    Research Interests: Photonics, Optoelectronics

International Visiting Students

  • "Currently an MS Student at the Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy; and previously from the Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan"​
    Research Interests: Photonics, Sensors
  • From the University of Pisa, Italy
    Research Interests: Electromagnetics and optoelectronics, Photonics, Nanomaterials
  • From the University of Pisa, Italy
    Research Interests: Photonics, Nanomaterials
  • Research Interests: Photonics, Optoelectronics
  • From the Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy​
    Research Interests: Optoelectronics
  • Research Interests: Photonics, Nanomaterials, Sensors
  • From Nanjing University, China
    Research Interests: Networks and wireless communications
  • "Currently a PhD Student at the University at Buffalo, USA"
    Research Interests: Photonics and optoelectronics, Nanomaterials, Solar Energy
  • Research Interests: Nanomaterials, Photonics, Light sources, Underwater Optical Communications
  • From the National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    Research Interests: Photonics and optoelectronics
  • Research Interests: Photonics, Solar Energy, Numerical analysis
  • Research Interests: Catalysis, Nanomaterials, Solar Energy, Photonics, GaN, Molecular Beam Epitaxy
  • "Currently a Scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA."
    Previously from the Tyndall National Institute within the Nitrides Materials Group.
    Research Interests: Spectroscopic and Microscopic imaging system, GaN
  • "Currently a PhD Student at the University of Cambridge, UK";
    Previously from the University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.
    Research Interests: Photonics, Networks and wireless communications
  • Research Interests: GaN, Nanomaterials, Optoelectronics
  • From the University of Pisa, Italy
    Research Interests: Electromagnetics and optoelectronics, Photonics, Materials modeling, Nanomaterials
  • "Currently a PhD Student at the University of Sydney, Australia"​
    Research Interests: Sensors, Photonics, Optoelectronics
  • Research Interests: Underwater Optical Communications, Optoelectronics

KAUST Directed Research Students

  • Research Interests: Photonics, GaN, Optoelectronics
  • Research Interests: Optoelectronics, Sensors
  • "Currently a PhD Student at KAUST, Saudi Arabia"
    Research Interests: Light sources, Solar Energy, Plant biology & Desert agriculture
  • Qian Li
    "Currently a PhD Student at the Lund University, Sweden"
    Research Interests: Photonics
  • Research Interests: Photonics
  • From KAUST, Saudi Arabia
    Research Interests: Photonics
  • "Currently a Research Assistant at The American University in Cairo, Egypt"​
    Research Interests: Photonics and optoelectronics

SRSI Students

  • SRSI Student​​​​
    Research Interests: Photonics, Light sources
  • Farzan Ghodsi
    "Currently an Undergraduate at the University of Washington, USA"
    Research Interests: Photonics, Nanomaterials, Light sources
  • SRSI Student​​​​
    Research Interests: Photonics, Light sources
  • "BS Engineering from Stanford University, and a Mayfield Fellow, USA"
    Research Interests: Photonics, Nanomaterials