Postdoctoral Fellow

Christopher Waldron, PhD

​DOW​, Saudi Arabia​

Research Interest: Polymers, Membranes, Polymer Functionalization, Controlled Polymerization

Duong Phuoc, PhD

Postdoc at University of Wyoming​, USA​

Research Interest: Water Treatment, Membrane Science and Technology, Nanotechnology

Husnul Maab, PhD

ARA​MCO, Saudi Arabia​​

Research Interest: Materials development

Jingli Xu, PhD

​​Faculty at Xuchang University, China​

Research Interest: Microfiltration by ceramic membrane, Reverse osmosis, Membrane distillation, Desalination

Ngoc Lieu Le, PhD

​Faculty at Ho Chi Mihn University, Vietnam​

Research Interest: Fouling, Pressure-Retarded Osmosis, Forward Osmosis, Membrane design

NM Srivatsa Bettahalli, PhD

Research Scientist, KAUST, Saudi Arabia​

Research Interest: Membrane emulsification, Membrane Dehumidification, Hollow Fiber Membranes, Pervaporation, Membrane distillation

Selvaraj Munirasu, PhD

Research and Teaching Associate

Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Shaofei Wang, PhD

Postdoc at MIT, USA

Research Interest: Polymer Membranes, Functional Polymers

PhD Student

Bruno Pulido, PhD

Research Interest: Functional Polymers, Sustainability & Science Outreach, Solvent resistance membrane, Polymer Synthesis

Burhannudin Sutisna

Postdoc at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Japan

Research Interest: Isoporous Membranes, Block Copolymers, Biomimetic Membranes

Debora Marques, PhD

ARA​MCO​​, Saudi Arabia​

Research Interest: Isoporous Membranes, Block Copolymers, Self-Assembly

Dinesh Mahalingam, PhD

Research Interest: Nanofiltration, Membranes, Polymer Membranes, Materials development, Nanotechnology

DooLi Kim, PhD

​Postdoc at Twente University, Netherlands​​​

Research Interest: Polymers, Polymer Membranes, Hollow Fiber Membranes

Meixia Shi, PhD

​Postdoc at Zhejiang University and Ningbo Water Meter Co.

Research Interest: Forward Osmosis, Hydrophilic, Membrane Geometry, Support Layer

Nicolas Moreno Chaparro, PhD

​Postdoc at OIST, Okinawa, Japan​​​

Research Interest: Self-Assembly, Block Copolymers, Thermodynamics of polymer solution, Polymer Modeling

Poornima Madhavan, PhD

Research Interest: Self-Assembly, Block Copolymers, Ionic liquid, Hydrogen bonding

Sara Livazovic, PhD

​DOW​​​​​, Saudi Arabia​

Research Interest: Anti-fouling, Membrane fabrication, Ultrafiltration, Nanofiltration, Water Treatment

Taghreed Jalal, PhD

SABIC​​​​​​​, Saudi Arabia​

Research Interest: Pervaporation, Solvent resistance membrane, Membrane design, Ultrafiltration

Yihui Xie, PhD

​Postdoc at University of Minnesota
Postdoc at Temple University, USA​​

Research Interest: Membrane Development, Polymer Synthesis, Self-Assembly, Block Copolymers

Research Scientist

Russell Tayouo, PhD

​Manager at SAS Nouvelle Sograta, France​

Research Interest: Polymer Synthesis

Masters Student

Giada Soldan

​Luxottica, Italy

Research Interest: Isoporous Membranes, Membranes for medical applications

Iran Charry Prada

AR​AMCO​, Saudi Arabia
PhD student, Paris Tech, France

Research Interest: Membrane Science and Technology

Juan Alvarez Palacio

Midsummer AB, Sweden

Pia Wiche Latorre

Wiche Sustentabilidad, EcoEd, Chile

Research Interest: Environmental engineering

Research Group Staff

Carolina Cuevas Mendoza

Research consultant​

Research Interest: Polymer Membranes, Carbon Nanotubes, MECs, Membranes for medical applications

Visiting student

Fang Li

Imperial College London, UK

After KAUST: Oxford University, UK

Giovanni Saudino

University of Bologna, IT

After KAUST: University of Florence, IT

Marco Avanzato

University of Bologna

Mark Carrington

Stanford University, USA

After KAUST: Cambridge University, UK

Mirko Buetto

University of Bologna

Monica Torsello

University of Bologna

Tommaso Marchese DAlvise

University of Bologna, IT

After KAUST: Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research, DE