Department Head's Message

Our goal is to educate and train the next generation of Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) in strategic sectors of a high relevance to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and worldwide, such as Energy (Alternative Energies), Nanotechnology and Health (Medical physics). Capitalizing on our high-caliber faculty, this ultimate goal will be achieved through unique programs supported by a cutting-edge research activities and an exceptional local infrastructure. In this perspective, we are planning to launch our Bachelor and Master programs in the near future.

Our Faculty are carrying out research activities in Advanced Energy Materials (mainly for Energy Harvesting and Space Applications), Nanomaterials, Computational Physics and Nanotechnology. They also benefit from a large research network at both local (King Abdullah City of Science and Technology, King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy) and international levels in countries such as USA, Canada, UK and France. Such assets will undoubtedly support the training of exceptional students through exploring new concepts and ideas that have the potential to impact the strategic sectors that are relevant to KSA economy.

I invite you to further explore our Department. If you have any questions or want to schedule a visit, please feel free to contact me.

Dr. Ali Hendaoui

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