• June 1993 Doctorate in Chemistry, University Rennes I (France)
    (Inorganic Molecular Conducting Materials: Synthesis, X-ray Crystal Structure Determination and Structure/Properties Correlation)

  • June 1990 DEA (Graduate Studies Diploma) in Chemistry, University Rennes I (France)
    (Solid State Chemistry)

Professional Experience

  • 2002 to date Associate Professor of Inorganic chemistry at KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

  • 1996 - 2002 Assistant Professor of Inorganic chemistry at KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

  • 1993-1996 Post-doctoral training at LCSIM at Rennes I University, France
    (Molecular Magnetic Materials : Synthesis, Structure and Properties)

Committee Activities at KFUPM

  • Chemistry Department Level

      - Assessment and Accreditation Committee

      - Curriculum review committee

      - Graduate studies committee

      - Laboratory development committee

      - Research committee

      - Safety committee

  • College of Sciences Level

      - Strategic planning committee

  • University Level

      - Health, safety and security (HSS) committee


  • Arabic: Fluent

  • English: Fluent

  • French: Fluent

Computer skills

  • Word, Excel, Power Point. FontPage. WebCT/Blackboard.

  • Crystallographic programs: SMART, SAINT, SADABS, XPREP, SHELX, ORTEP.

  • Data bases: CSD (Conquest, Mercury) ; ACS. Scifinder Scholar.

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