Lucia Ruiz Haddad

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

Ruiz-Haddad's research focuses on integrating cutting-edge -omic tools (genomic, proteomic, and transcriptomic) to study the microbial ecology of an Aerobic granular sludge (AGS) system for wastewater treatment to design effective strategies for manipulating AGS microbial communities.


  • M.S. Biotechnology, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (TEC), 2019-2021
  • B.S. Biotechnology Engineering, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (TEC), 2014-2018

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Aerobic Granular Sludge Metagenomics Metatranscriptomics Microbial ecology