Arwa Alahmadi

Research Support

Technical Specialist in Prof. Gascon group

Research Interests

​My research interests focus on characterization of liquid and solids products from catalytic cracking process by various analytical techniques such as TGA, XRD, BET, ICP-OES, XRF, GC-MS… etc.

Selected Publications

  • Thermal behavior and soil biodegradation for blends of poly(hydroxybutyrate)/ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA ... 
    S. El-Taweel, A. Al-Ahmadi
    Journal of Polymer Bulletin, (2020)
  • Isothermal crystallization kinetics of Poly (3-hydroxybutyrate/ Poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) blends enhanced by ... 
    S. El-Taweel, A. Al-Ahmadi
    Journal of Macromolecular Science Part B, 58, 518-534, (2019)
  • Non-isothermal crystallization kinetics of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)/EVA 80 blends enhanced by NH4Cl as a nucleating ... 
    S. El-Taweel, A. Al-Ahmadi
    Journal of  Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 137, 16571672, (2019)
  • Cationic Cyclopentadienyliron Complex as a novel and successful nucleating agent on the crystallization behavior of... 
    S. El-Taweel, H.; A. Al-Ahmadi, O. Alhaddad, R. Okasha
    Journal of  Molecules 23, 2703, (2018)
  • Corrosion and corrosion inhibition of Cast Iron in Hydrochloric acid (HCl) solution by cantaloupe (Cucumis Melo) as... 
    K. Emran, A. Al-Ahmadi, B. Torjoman, N. Ahmed, S. Sheekh
    African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry 9, 39-4, (2015)
  • Cantaloupe extracts as eco friendly corrosion inhibitors for Aluminum in acidic and alkaline solutions 
    K.Emran, B.Torjoman, N. Ahmed, A. Al-Ahmadi, S.Sheekh
    Journal of Materials and Environmental Science 5, 1940-1950, (2014)


  • ​M.Sc., Physical Chemistry, Taibah University, Medina, Saudi Arabia, 2018
  • B.Sc., Applied chemistry, Taibah University, Medina, Saudi Arabia, 2014

Professional Profile

  • 2019: Intern, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 2017-2018: Assistant Researcher, Taibah University, Medina, Saudi Arabia

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​American Chemical Society (ACS)


  • ​Scientific Excellence Award in 2013, 2014, 2018

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Heterogeneous catalysis Zeolites Crude Oil Light Olefins