Khalid Alhamdan

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

  • Water desalination and re-use
  • Physical membrane separation processes
  • Membrane fabrication
  • Renewable Energy

Selected Publications

  • van der Waals Doping and Room Temperature Resonant Tunneling Observed in Black Phosphorus/Germanium Sulfide Transistors. A. Alhazmi, O. Alolaiyan, M. Alharbi, S. Alghamdi, A. Alsulami, F. Alamri, S. Albawardi, G. Aljalham, S.  Alsaggaf, K. Alhamdan, M. R. Amer. Advanced Functional Materials (2021), DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202110251
  • Contact Modulation Using Pulsed Thermal Annealing in 2-Dimensional Semiconductors. O. Alolaiyan, A. Alhazmi, S. Alghamdi, F. Alamri, K. Alhamdan, A. Alsulami, M. R. Amer. IEEE Xplore (2022), DOI: 10.1109/NMDC50713.2021.9677549


  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, KAUST, KSA, 2023
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Taibah University, KSA, 2017
  • Technical Diploma in Rotating Equipment, YIC, KSA, 2009

Professional Profile

  • 2018 - Present: Research Specialist, Center of Excellence for Green Nanotechnologies, KACST, KSA
  • 2017 - 2018: Materials and Procurement Engineer, EL-SEIF ENGINEERING CONTRACTING CO. LTD, KSA
  • 2009 - 2012: Mechanical Technician, Petro Rabigh, KSA.

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Water desalination Physical membrane separation processes Membrane fabrication Renewable Energy