Omar Abed

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

​I'm interested in the synthesis, characterization, and testing of heterogeneous catalysts. In particular, I am interested in perovskites, zeolites, and metal oxides of CO2 utilization.


  • ​B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2015

Professional Profile

  • ​2015-present: Research engineer, SABIC Corporate R&D, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE)
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)


  • ​SABIC Year End Award 2016

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Heterogeneous catalysis Zeolites Perovskites CO2 utilization High throughput testing