Research Interests

​Experience in catalytic conversion of biomass to chemicals and fuels

Experience in selective catalytic conversion of alkanes

Synthesis and application of heteropoly acids, noble metal complex and zeolite materials, and development of new catalysts and materials


Selected Publications


Education Profile

  • ​Ph. D. in Chemical Science, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 08/2010 – 06/2015,
  • M.Sc. in Catalysis, Xiamen University, State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces, Xiamen, China, 08/2006 - 09/2009
  • B. S. in Chemistry, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, 08/1999 - 07/2003,

Professional Profile

  • ​Postdoctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 07/2015 – present
  • Visiting Ph.D. Student, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2013

KAUST Affiliations