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جامعة الملك فهد للبترول و المعادن

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

د. فهد بن عبدالعزيز آل سليمان

 مدير مركز التميّز البحثي في الطاقة المتجددة

ومدير مركز التميز في كفاءة الطاقة بالانابة

جامعة الملك فهد للبترول والمعادن

Dr. Fahad A. Al-Sulaiman

Director, Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy

Director (A) Center of Excellence in Energy Efficiency

King Fahad University of Petroleum & Minerals


Short Biography:

Dr. Fahad Al-Sulaiman is the director of the Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy and the Director (A) of the Center of Excellence in Energy Efficiency, KFUPM. He has completed his BSc (honor) and MSc from KFUPM, and his PhD from the University of Waterloo in mechanical engineering, with specialty in Energy. After that, he joined the Center for Clean Water and Clean Energy at MIT as a postdoctoral associate for one year. Also, he was: a visiting consultant in the Rotating Equipment Department, Consulting Services Department (CSD), Saudi Aramco in the summer of 2002; a visiting professor in MIT in the summer of 2011; a visiting professor in the Solar Energy Research Institute, National University of Singapore (NUS) in the summer of 2015; a visiting professor in the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (an RIC of the University of Oxford) in the summer of 2017. He has more than 100 published scientific papers and several patents. He was awarded the best researcher award (2016) and won the best project both from KFUPM. He is a member of the national technical Committee for the Saudi Solar Photovoltaic and Thermal Energy Standards (by SASO), in addition to many other committees in KFUPM. He is a certified energy manager (CEM) and a certified energy auditor (CEA) by AEE. He attended more than 40 technical, self-development, leadership, and management short courses and workshops.

His research expertise includes: Solar and wind energy, cogeneration, trigeneration, water desalination, advanced thermal power cycles, electrical grid-connection of solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind energy systems, air-conditioning systems, techno-economic studies for energy systems, thermo-economic & life cycle analyses, energy efficiency, and energy policy & regulations.





Dr. Fahad Al-Sulaiman