Research Interests

​Surface chemistry, material chemistry, thin films, porous materials


Selected Publications


Education Profile

  • ​PhD in Chemistry, Free University Berlin, Germany, 2004
  • Master in Chemistry, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 1997
  • Bachelor in Chemistry, Yarmouk University,  Jordan, 1995

Professional Profile

  • ​2010-2011: Group leader at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology , Germany
  • 2006-2010: Researcher and Group leader Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
  • 2005-2006: Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, USA
  • 2004-2005: Postdoctoral Fellow, Fritz Haber Institute Berlin

Scientific and Professional Memberships


KAUST Affiliations

  • Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Center (AMPMC)
  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)