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Eyad Safi

Tel: +966 (013) 860-1706
Fax: +966 (013) 860-2595

Location: Bldg. 26, Rm. 248

Eyad Safi

Laboratory Specialist, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Eyad is an environmental scientist. He has knowledge and experience in the field of laboratory and industrial waste treatment. He has worked in the field of environmental laboratories in Saudi Arabia for more than ten years. Through his long work experience, he becomes an expert in environmental pollutants, analysis and treatment methods in water, soil, and air. He has the ability to fully measure characterize organic and inorganic contaminants in various sample’s matrix using bulk, spectroscopic, spectrometric and chromatographic techniques (e.g. ICP-MS, ICP-OES, GC-FID, GC-MS, FAAS, AAS, UV-VIS, NMR, FT-IR, HPLC …etc). He also can develop unconventional analytical methods and interact with colleagues to solve out analytical and waste management problems. In addition to his environmental experience, he has Quality Management System (QMS) experience like ISO9001 and ISO17025, during his past work experience he was heavily involved in establishing and presenting QMS. Eyad has joined LTSS in Jan-2018.

Educational Qualification

  • Post Graduated Certificate (Higher Diploma) in Environmental Engineering, 2017, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.
  • M.S. degree of Science in Applied Chemistry, 2007 – Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan.
  • B.S. degree of Science in Chemistry, 2004 -Yarmouk University ,Jordan.

Research Interests

  • Advanced Environmental Treatment Techniques
  • Air Pollution
  • Waste Recycling

Selected Publications

  • Feras Q. Alali , Yahya R. Tahboub, Eyad S. Ibrahim, Amjad M. Qandil, Khaled Tawaha, Jason P. Burgess, Arlene Sy, Yuka Nakanishi, David J. Kroll, Nicholas H. Oberlies, ”Pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Echium glomeratum (Boraginaceae)” Phytochemistry 69 (2008) 2341–2346.

Awards & Honors

  • 1st rate honor degree in Chemistry department at Yarmouk Unversity in 2004.
Ashaibani
Tel: +966 (013) 860-3169
Fax: +966 (013) 860-8595

Location: Bldg. 26, Rm. 102

Ahmed Abdullah Shaibani

Laboratory Specialist, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Educational Qualification

  • B.Sc in Electrical Engineering, Technical Training College, Riyadh (TTC).

Research Interests

  • Electronic Coding Languages and control system.
  • Geophysics instrumentation and waveform.

Awards & Honors

  • Award for Excellence In Electrical Engineering Technology presented by Algonquin College Jazan (ACJ).
Tel: +966 (013) 860-XXXX
Fax: +966 (013) 860-3989

Avelino Villegas Lopera Jr.

Laboratory Specialist, Laboratory Technical Support & Services
  • Started his career in Saudi Arabia as Installation & Commissioning Engineer for Lab instruments in KAUST King Abdullah University of Science and Technology – Project Base 2009-2011
  • Service Engineer for various Lab Instruments for major clients in Kingdom  2011-2018
  • Technical Support Engineer-in-charge for Installation/Commissioning/Onsite service for equipment in Electronics Industry (PCB/Semicon/Assembly) 1996-2009.

Educational Qualification

  • B.S. Electrical EngineeringGraduated from University of Perpetual Help System Dalta– Philippines
Tel: +966 (310) 8603577

Location: Bldg. 15, Rm. 1100E

Alberto E. Lundang

Laboratory Specialist, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Mr. Alberto Lundang is currently working as Laboratory Material Construction Technician &   Laboratory In Charge.

Experience:

  • Abdul Ali Al Ajmi Company.  ( 2008 – 2010 )
  • Inma  Concrete Ready Mix & Blocks Company ( 2010 – 2015 )
  • Al Seyadah Concrete Ready Mix & Blocks  Company ( 2016 -2018 )

Educational Qualification

  • B.A. in Social Science, Major in Behavioral Studies, Tarlac State University – Philippines 
Tel: +966 (013) 860-XXXX

Location: Bldg. 26, Rm. 249

Habeeb Ahmed Al-Abbas

Laboratory Specialist, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Mr. Habeeb has joined the Department of Laboratory Technical Support and Services in 2018, I have worked for 8 years in thin section lab, coring wax lab, and coring foam.

Educational Qualification

  • High School

Research Interests

  • Paleontology

Awards & Honors

  • Speechcraft for Icebreaker

Location: Bldg. 15, Rm. 6217

Nawaf Al-Atallah

Laboratory Specialist, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Joined the Department of Laboratory Technical Support & Services in 2019, one year experience as salesman, has worked in oil & gas industry for 8 months occupying as Petroleum Data Analyst in Petrolink and as Summer Trainee in Halliburton. The adaptability to work under pressure and accustomed to collaborate with different disciplines as team-player

Educational Qualification

  • B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, June 2017

Research Interests

  • Drilling & Completion
  • Production Enhancement
  • Petrophysics
  • Reservoir Modeling
  • Data Analytics in Petroleum Engineering
Tel: +966 (013) 860-3119

Location: Bldg. 26, Rm. 203, 208

Mobarak O. Baateahah

Laboratory Specialist, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Mr. Mobarak has joined the Department of Laboratory Technical Support and Services in 2020, Mobarak has worked for AI-Haytham Mining Company in Al Hajar Camp,Bisha,Ksa as Filed Assistant And as Summer Training at Saudi Arabian Mining (ma’aden).

Educational Qualification

  • B.S.of Science in General Geology-department Mineral Resources and Rocks in Faculty of Earth Sciences from King Abdul Aziz University Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 2019.

Research Interests

  • Geology and Mineralization of the Gossan 14 and Waqbah Prospects, southwestern Saudi Arabia
  • AMIC Wadi Kamal Fe-TI Oxide Project-Yanbu
Tel: + 966 (013) 860-8524

Location: Bldg. 78, Rm. 1051

Mahmoud Elsayed

Laboratory Specialist, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Mr. Mahmoud Elsayed is currently working as a Laboratory Specialist in Laboratories Technical Support & Services Department at College of Petroleum Engineering & Geoscience. He has done an extensive training in The University of Western Australia (UWA) in advanced NMR rock core analysis techniques – specifically diffusion and propagator measurments. He is actively participating in research and providing training to graduate student and Aramco’s NMR laboratory Personnel on NMR expriements. He also participated in writing several proposal projects with Aramco.

Educational Qualification

  • M.S. in Petroleum Engineering (2017-2019) King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • B.S. in Petroleum Engineering (2013-2017) King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Research Interests

  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Applications in Oil & Gas Industry
  • Petrophysics
  • Well Logging

Selected Publications

  • Hassan, A., Mahmoud, M., Al-Majed, A., Elsayed, M., Al-Nakhli, A., & BaTaweel, M. (2020). Performance Analysis of Thermochemical Fluids in Removing the Gas Condensate from Different Gas Formations. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 103333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2020.103333
  • Elsayed, M., Glatz, G., El-Husseiny, A., Alqubalee, A., Adebayo, A., Al-Garadi, K., & Mahmoud, M. (2020). The Effect of Clay Content on the Spin–Spin NMR Relaxation Time Measured in Porous Media. ACS Omega, 5(12), 6545–6555. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.9b04228
  • Elsayed, M., Mahmoud, M., El-Husseiny, A., Kamal, M. S., & Al-Garadi, K. (2020). A New Method To Evaluate Reaction Kinetics of Acids with Carbonate Rocks Using NMR Diffusion Measurements. Energy & Fuels, 34(1), 787–797. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.9b03784
  • Yang, K., Li, M., Ling, N. N. A., May, E. F., Connolly, P. R. J., Esteban, L., Clennell, M. B., Mahmoud, M., El-Husseiny, A., Adebayo, A. R., Elsayed, M., & Johns, M. L. (2019). Quantitative Tortuosity Measurements of Carbonate Rocks Using Pulsed Field Gradient NMR. Transport in Porous Media, 130(3), 847–865. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11242-019-01341-8

Awards & Honors

  • Recipient of King Fahd University Petroleum & Minerals, MSc & BSc Scholarships.
  • Second-Class Honors BSc from King Fahd University Petroleum & Minerals
  • First Prize in Endogenous program organized by SPE Young Professionals and the Student Outreach teams
Tel: +966 (013) 860-

Location: DTV, Ground Floor

Sahar A. Al-Ghanim

Laboratory Specialist, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Ms. Sahar Al-Ghanim graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2019 with a bachelor degree in Professional Geology. Participated in an intensive geology field camp for personal training in Oklahoma State University. 

Educational Qualification

  • B.S. Professional Geology, Eastern Michigan University, USA, 2019.
Tel: +966 (013) 860-1491

Location: Bldg. 78, Rm. 1017

Lora Bidzhova

Laboratory Specialist, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Received B.S. in Geology and completed Ph.D. studies at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ochridski”, Bulgaria. Specialized in geochemistry at ETH Zurich, Switzerland and Colorado State University, USA. Worked as a petrographer in collaboration with Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. Extensive work with thin sections under the microscope.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. studies in Igneous Petrology completed. Thesis defense pending.
  • B.Sc. in Geology

Research Interests

  • Petrographic microscopy
  • Mineralogy
  • Igneous Petrology

Selected Publications

  • Bidzhova, L., Nedialkov, R., Ovtcharova, M. and Von Quadt, A. (2013) Precise U-Pb zircon CA-ID-TIMS age and Sr isotopes for the Plana pluton, Srednogorie, Bulgaria. Goldschmidt 2013.
  • Bidzhova, L., Nedialkov, R., von Quadt, A., and Georgiev, S. (2007) Geochemistry and Sr isotopes of the rocks of the Plana pluton, Srednogorie zone, Bulgaria. In: Advances in regional geological and metallogenic studies in the Carpathians, Balkans, Rhodope massif and Caucasus. (edited by Moritz, R. & von Quadt, A.), Bor, Serbia.
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