Research Interests

  • ​Using functional DNA-base biosensors to help in the detection of fecal contamination in drinking water and wastewater. 
  • The impact of reuse effluent wastewater in irrigation. 

Selected Publications


Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2017
  • M.s., Environmental Science and Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2013
  • B.s., Microbiology, KAU, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2011


Professional Profile

  • ​2018-present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2011: Biologist, Jamjoom pharmaceutical company, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

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