Mahmoud Ibrahim, Ph.D

Alumni and Former Staff

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest

Synthesis of new systems of Nanoparticles for applications in heterogeneous catalysis in the field of energy.

Selected Publications

  • Water Transfer of Hydrophobic Nanoparticles: Principles and Methods
    Branca, M.; Ibrahim, M.;* Ciuculescu, D.; Philippot, K.; Amiens, C
    Springer International Publishing: 2016, p 1-26, (2016)
  • Rh nanoparticles with NiOx surface decoration for selective hydrogenolysis of CO bond over arene hydrogenation
    Ibrahim, M.;* Zhang, J.;* Collière, V.; Asakura, H.; Tanaka, T.; Teramura, K.; Philippot, ...
    Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical , (2016)
  • Polymer versus phosphine stabilized Rh nanoparticles as components of supported catalysts: implication in the hydro...
    Ibrahim, M.; Garcia, M. A. S.; Vono, L. L. R.; Lecante, P.; Rossi, L. M.; Philippot, K.
    Catal. Sci. Tech. 2016, Dalton Trans., 2016,45, 17782, (2016)
  • Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Levulinic acid, Benzoic acid and its Derivatives over Rh nanoparticles Supported on...
    Ibrahim, M.; Poreddy, R.; Philippot, K.; Riisager, A.; Garcia-Suarez, E
    Dalton Trans., 2016,45, 19368. , (2016)
  • Study of the influence of PPh 3 used as capping ligand or as reaction modifier for hydroformylation reaction involv...
    Garcia, M. A. S.; Ibrahim, M.; Costa, C. S.; Lecante, P.; Korio, P.; Philippot, K.; Rossi,...
    Appl. Catal., A 2017, just accepted, (2017) 

Education

  • Ph.D., Nanoparticles, Organometallic and Coordination Chemistry, University of Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, 2016.
  • M.Sc., Green Chemistry, Organometallics and Catalysis, University of Rennes, France, 2012.
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon, 2010.

Awards

  • 2015 Merlion project award, National University of Singapore.
  • 2014 Merlion project mobility, National University of Singapore.
  • 2013 CAPES-COFECUP mobility scholarship University of Sao Paulo, Brasil.
  • 2012 MESR financement for the Phd program at the University of Paul Sabatier- Toulouse.
  • 2011 Internationl student Scholarship award, by Foundation Rennes 1. Rennes, France.
  • 2010 Best Student Poster, International Conference on materiel sciences CSM7. Beirut, Lebanon.

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​Kaust Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

​Nanoparticles1 catalysis Heterogenous Energy

Former Faculty

  • ​Jorg Eppinger, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor)
  • Lain-Jong Li, Ph.D. (Professor)
  • Valentin Rodionov, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor)
  • Kazuhiro Takanabe, Ph.D. (Professor)
  • Jr-Hau He, Ph.D. (Associate Professor)

 

Former Research Staff

  • Abou-Hamad edy, Ph.D. Research Engineer
  • Haibo Zhu, Ph.D. (Research Scientist)
  • Isidoro Morales Osorio , Ph.D. (Research Technician)
  • Lu Zhou
  • Rong-rong Jiang (Lab Technician)
  • Douaa Hamed (Lab Technician)
  • Jeremie Pelletier ( Lab Manager)
  • Lan Zhao (Research Technician)
  • Linjie Su (Lab Technician)
  • Jing Fan (Lab Technician)

 

Research Scientist

   
  • Jun Pan, Ph.D.
  • Pavlo Nikolaienko, Ph.D.
  • Sergey Kozlov, Ph.D.
  • Xiulin Yang, Ph.D.
  • Yuanlong Shao, Ph.D.
  • Huaifeng Li, Ph.D.

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Abdesslem Jedidi, Ph.D.                                                     
  • Abhishek Dutta Chowdhury,Ph.D.
  • Akshaya K Samal, Ph.D.
  • Chaochao Yue, Ph.D.
  • Chaojie Cui, Ph.D.
  • Dandan Zhang, Ph.D.
  • Eleonora Fava, Ph.D.
  • Eva Pump, Ph.D.
  • Janet Chakkamadathil Mohandas, Ph.D.
  • Gabriel Buchel, Ph.D.
  • Ida Autiero, Ph.D.
  • Jung-Hyun Park, Ph.D.
  • Tianyou Chen, Ph.D.
  • Zhaolai Chen, Ph.D.
  • Anatoly Peshkov, Ph.D.
  • Chinmoy K. Hazra, Ph.D.
  • Luis Miguel Azofra Mesa
  • ​Manbo Li, Ph.D.
  • Michael Kelly, Ph.D.
  • Mannathan Subramaniyan, Ph.D.
  • Manas Bhunia, Ph.D.

  • Niladri Maity, Ph.D.
  • Olga Gladkovskaya, Ph.D.
  • Raju Dey, Ph.D.
  • Sai Vikrama Chaitanya vummaleti, Ph.D.
  • Jinsong Hu, Ph.D.
  •  Somphonh Peter Phivilay, Ph.D.
  • Sandeep Kumar Mishra, Ph.D.
  • Hassan Ait Ahsaine, Ph.D. 
  • Changguang Yao, Ph.D.
  • Kwangjae Lee, Ph.D.
  • Stefania Evoli, Ph.D.
  • Shixiong Min, Ph.D.
  • Tunc Deniz, Ph.D.
  • Srikanth Pedireddy, Ph.D.
  • Wei Zhao, Ph.D.
  • Won Suk Juang, Ph.D.
  • Xuechao Liu, Ph.D.
  • Xiufang wang, Ph.D.
  • Yuan Wang, Ph.D.
  • Yunfei Cai, Ph.D.
  • Yupeng Pan, Ph.D.
  • Yuri Lebedev, Ph.D.
  • Kushal Deepak Bhatte​,Ph.D.
  • Liangjin Xu, Ph.D.
  • Gangaiah Mettela,Ph.D.
  • Yogesh Raghunath Patil, Ph.D.
  • Jie Chen, Ph. D.


Ph.D. Students

  • Adrian Hol, Ph.D
  • Arwa Makki, Ph.D.
  • Batian Chen, Ph.D.
  • Bilel Hamzaoui, Ph.D.
  • Bedour E. Al-Sabban, Ph.D.
  • Chao Guan, Ph.D.
  • Dalal Noureldine, Ph.D.
  • Duanxing Li, Ph.D.
  • Gabriel Jeantelot, Ph.D.
  • Hind Al-Johani, Ph.D.
  • Haleema Alamri, Ph.D.
  • Hsin-Hua Huang, Ph.D. 
  • Israa Salem Al-Rowaihi, Ph.D.
  • Ibrahim Dursun
  • Reem Alshumrani, Ph.D.
  • Eleanor Ang Pei Ling, Ph.D.
  • Adrian Hohl, Ph.D.
  • Baraa Werghi, Ph.D.
  • Amal A. Baqais, Ph.D.
  • Ding-Jier Yuan, Ph.D.
  • Miguel Dinis Veloso Guerreiro, Ph.D.
  • Nawal alhajri, Ph.D.
  • Nazeeha Alkayal, Ph.D.
  • Noor Almana, Ph.D.
  • Nouf Al Jabri, Ph.D.
  • Reem Al-Shareef, Ph.D.
  • Sarah Almahdali, Ph.D.
  • Sheikha Lardhi, Ph.D.
  • Stefan Grotzinger, Ph.D.
  • Tatsuya Shinagawa, Ph.D.
  • Maha Al Haddad, Ph.D.
  • Muhammad Qureshi, Ph.D.
  • Keisuke Obata, Ph.D.
  • Oleksii Pustovarenko, Ph. D.


Master Students


  • Abdulaziz Khan
  • Alexandra Vancea
  • Ali Hamieh
  • Mram Alyami
  • Kanav Kalra



Former Administration

  • Ann Bauwens (Executive Secretary)
  • Jiao Qiu (Business Administrator)
  • Xianzheng Meng(Business Administrator)
  • Wenwen Zhu(Administrative Assistant)
  • Xijun Deng(Administrative Assistant)