Research Interests

​Development of early biofouling detection system using bacterial extracellular enzyme activity measurements in membrane filtration systems.


Education Profile

  • ​A.A., State University of New York at Ulster, New York, USA, 2006
  • B.S., State University of New York at New Paltz, New York, USA, 2008
  • M.S., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Rutgers), New Jersey, USA, 2011

Professional Profile

  • ​2011-2014: Associate Scientist, Manager of Microbiology Affairs, ContraFect Corp., New York, USA
  • 2011: Bioscience Scientist, GE Global Research, New York, USA

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • ​American Associate for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • American Society of Microbiology (ASM)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)

KAUST Affiliations

  • Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Center for Desert Agriculture (CDA)
  • Division of Biology and Environmental Engineering (BESE)​