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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Electrical Engineering Department

Assistant Professor

Dr. Feras Al-Dirini


Faculty Profile

Short Biography

Dr. Feras Al-Dirini joined the Electrical Engineering Department at KFUPM in September 2017, as an Assistant Professor, coming from the University of Melbourne in Australia, where he was working in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department since 2015. Dr. Al-Dirini completed the PhD degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Melbourne - Australia in 2015 and the B.Sc. degree in Electronics Engineering from Princess Sumaya University for Technology - Jordan, with the highest honors, in 2011. To continue, click here

Ph.D. - EEE: The University of Melbourne, Australia - 2016
B.Sc. - EE: Princess Sumaya Univ. for Tech., Jordan - 2011
One Year Exchange Program - ECE: UIUC, USA - 2010

Research Interests

Nanoelectronics | Nanotechnology | Graphene | 2D Materials | Device Modeling | Biosensors | 3D ICs | Thermoelectric Devices | Spintronics | Post-CMOS electronics


Professional Experience

Sep 2017 - Present:

Assistant Professor, EE, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

Feb 2014 - Aug 2017:

Lecturer, EEE, University of Melbourne, Australia

May 2015 - May 2017:

Postdoctoral Fellow, CfNE, University of Melbourne, Australia

Feb 2012 - Apr 2015:

Research Assistant, CfNE, University of Melbourne, Australia

Jul 2012 - Jan 2014:

Lab Demonstrator, EEE, University of Melbourne, Australia

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009:

Research Intern, MST, Tehcnical Univ. of Hamburg, Germany

Contact Information


Phone (Office)

+966 13 8603157



Postal Address

KFUPM Box 5038, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Office Location

Office 1091, Level G, Building 59, KFUPM, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

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