Research Interests

​Investigate the role of microorganisms in petroleum formation and biodegradation and their implications toward hydrocarbons alteration. Culture-dependent and culture-independent approaches are being utilized to investigate the indicated role.


Education Profile

  • ​M.Sc., Bioscience, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2013
  • B.Sc., Biochemistry, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2006.

Professional Profile

  • ​July 2011- current Graduate Student, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2011- May 2011 Lab Scientist III Saudi Aramco, Tanajib , Saudi Arabia
  • 2009-2010 Operational Engineer, Saudi Aramco,  Khursaniyah, Saudi Arabia
  • 2006-2008 Lab Scientist III, Saudi Aramco, Tanajib, Saudi Arabia

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers SPE, but I did not renew my membership.