Research Interests

  • ​Optimization of spacer design for fouling mitigation and enhanced filtration performance 
  • Water desalination processes
  • Prevention/control and characterization of fouling developed in filtration systems 
  • Synthesis of materials and metallic nanoparticles embedded in mesoporous materials
  • Synthesis of heterogeneous catalysts and their evaluation via chemical reactions
  • Chemical formulation 

Selected Publications


Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, UCBL, Villeurbanne, France, 2011
  • M.Sc., Chemistry, UCBL, Villeurbanne, France, 2008
  • B.Sc., Chemical engineering, ITECH, Lyon, France, 2007

Professional Profile

  • 2017-present: Researcher, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2012-2014: Postdoctoral fellow, IRCELYON, Villeurbanne, France
  • 2008-2011: Ph.D. student, IRCELYON, Villeurbanne, France

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE)