Abdulkhaleq Almansaf

MS/PhD Students

​MS Student


Research Interests

​Photo-physics of Nanoscale Materials Dynamics such as nanoclusters, Ultrafast & Non-Linear Optics, Material Science, and Transient Spectroscopy.


  • ​2015 - BS. Degree of science in Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology, USA
  • 2006 - Associate. Degree of science in Polymer Engineering Technology, Jubail Industrial College, Saudi Arabia

Professional Profile

  • ​2012 - 2013: Senior Polymer Technician at Sipchem Technology & Creativity Exchange Center (STCE), Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem)
  • 2007 - 2012: Outside Operator I at Shedgum Gas Plant, Saudi Aramco
  • 2007: Oil and Gas Field Specialist, Schlumberger Company
  • 2006: Polymer Operator and Laboratory Technician, Tasnee Petrochemical Company


  • ​2015 - "King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Scholarship” to study MS degree
  • 2014 - “Alpha Chi Organization Academic Award” from Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • 2014 - “SACM Appreciation Award” for establishing Saudi Student Club in Williamsport, USA.
  • 2005 - “Outstanding Academic Award” from Jubail Industrial College

KAUST Affiliations

● Solar & Photovoltaics Engineering Research Center (SPERC)

● Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Spectroscopy Photophysics