Design, synthesis and characterization of smart polymeric materials for applications in corrosion, microencapsulation and membrane based separations

Area of Interests

  • Polyelectrolyte Complexes
  • Layer-By-Layer (LBL) Assemblies
  • Corrosion
  • Membrane Based Separations
  •  Microencapsulation



Research Projects- Current

  • Multilayered polyelectrolyte coated alumina, silica and carbon for the removal of heavy metals and organic contaminants: A novel protocol, Funded by KACST, Project # AR 32-99, November 4, 2013- November 3, 2015.

  • A Novel Class of Ionic Polymers Containing Amino Acid Residues of Cysteine and Methionine as Green Corrosion Inhibitors and Antiscalants, Funded by DSR, KFUPM, Project # 131047. June 1, 2014- May 31, 2017.

  • Model- based exposure and risk analysis for disinfection by products in swimming pool, Funded by NSTIP, Project # 12-WAT2402-04, September 1, 2013- August 31, 2015.


Research Projects- Completed

  • Proposed polymers as kinetic hydrate inhibitors, Funded by Saudi Aramco, Project # CRP2256, November 10, 2012- June 30, 2014.
    Imidazoline and Isoxazolidine in the inhibition of mild steel corrosion in oil and gas industries” Funded by DSR, KFUPM,
    Project #IN121036, March 18, 2013- March 17, 2014.

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