Location: Bldg. 76, Rm. 2160

Dr. Omar Atef Radwan

Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Geosciences

Educational Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Geology | 2022 | King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia
  • Master of Science in Geology | 2016 | King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Geology | 2011 | Zagazig University, Egypt

Research Interests

  • Uses of geomaterials in sustainable technologies
  • Silica minerals
  • Carbonate minerals

Selected Publications

  • Radwan, O. A., Humphrey, J. D., Hakeem, A. S., & Zeama, M. (2021). Evaluating properties of Arabian desert sands for use in solar thermal technologies. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 231, 111335. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2021.111335
  • Radwan, O., Humphrey, J., & Al-Ramadan, K. (2021). Quartz crystallinity index of Arabian sands and sandstones. Earth and Space Science. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EA001582
  • Radwan, O. A., Dogan, A. U., Morsy, M. A., Kaminski, M. A., Humphrey, J. D., & Christiansen, E. H. (2021). One-step versus two-step dolomite calcitization (dedolomitization): Differences and inferences. Geosciences Journal, 25(4), 453–464. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12303-021-0004-8
  • Radwan, O., Bukhamsin, A., & Al-Ramadan, K. (2018). Detrital dolomite: Characterization and characteristics. Geological Quarterly, 62(1), 81–89. https://doi.org/10.7306/gq.1391

Awards & Honors

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation Grants-in-Aid (GIA) Program, May 17, 2021
  • International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) Grant to attend ICDD’s X-ray Fundamentals of X-ray Diffraction Clinic, April 29, 2019