Xinglong Dong, Ph.D.

Research Scientists

Research Scientist

Research Interests

My research interests at KAUST include the catalytic conversion of naphtha/methanol to light olefins and other chemicals, gas separation.

Selected Publications


  • ​Ph.D., Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2008-2014
  • B.Sc., Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, 2004-2008

Professional Profile

  • 2016-Current: Research Scientist, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014-2016: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia


  • ​Tarim Oilfield Award for outstanding students by Zhejiang University, Zhejiang, China.
  • Excellent Student Award by University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  • Procter & Gamble Award for outstanding students by University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  • Yanchang Petroleum outstanding doctoral scholarship by Yanchang Petroleum Group.

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Advanced Menbranes and Porous Materials Center (AMPM)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Catalysis zeolite naphtha olefins