Research Interests

The area of interest is the preparation and characterization of heterogeneous catalysts, mesoporous layered nanostructural materials, surface chemistry of materials, surface organometallic chemistry on metals and Aromatic hydrogenation.


Selected Publications

  • An eco-friendly N-sulfonylation of amines using stable and reusable Zn–Al–hydrotalcite solid base catalyst under ul...
    M. Mokhtar, T.S. Saleh, N.S. Ahmed, S.A. Al-Thabaiti and R.A. Al-Shareef
    Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 18 172176, (2011)

Education Profile

  • Present,  PhD Candidate, Chemical science, King Abdul Allah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, KSA.
  • 2009, M.Sc., Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Science, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, KSA.
  • 2003, B.Sc., Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Girl College, Jeddah, KSA.

Professional Profile

  • 8/2011 to now      PhD Student at KCC
  • 4/2010 to 8/2011 Chemist at KAUST Procurement department.

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Physical Science and Engineering (PSE), Chemical science.