Head of Chemical and Materials Engineering Department
King abdulaziz University
He is currently the head of the Chemical and Materials Engineering Department, King Abdulaziz University- Rabigh (KAU-Rabigh). He holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Cairo University. A part of his Ph.D. and postdoctoral study were carried out at TU-Clausthal, Germany. He received his master degree in Environmental Engineering from TU-Hamburg Harburg, Germany, He received Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from H.T.I., 10th of Ramadan City.He is also the head of the students’ Industrial Training Unit at KAU - Rabigh. He is a member of the Editorial Board of International Institute of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering. He has experience in the area of polymer composites and applications, with emphasis on nanocomposites, biocomposites, using recyclable materials in favor of environmental sustainability and water treatment. He is the author of more than 50 articles published in international journals and conferences. He is the co-author of three books in the area of polymers and petroleum engineering: (i) Biofiber reinforcement in composite materials (ii) Petroleum Economics and Engineering (iii) Hybrid Polymer Composite Materials: Processing. He serves as a reviewer for the following international journals: Journal of applied polymers Science; Journal of composite materials; Polymer Engineering & Science; Journal Yanbu; International Journal of Eng. & Sciences; Cellulose; International Journal of Hydrogen energy; Environment Progress & Sustainable Energy; Science and Engineering of Composite Materials; Plastics & Rubber and Composites Macromolecular Engineering; Composites Part B:Engineering.
Polymer composites and applications, with emphasis on nanocomposites, biocomposites, using recyclable materials in favor of environmental sustainability and water treatment