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Suaibu O. Badmus

Tel: +966 (013) 860-8218
Fax: +966 (013) 860-3989

Location: Bldg. 78, Rm. 1052

Suaibu O. Badmus

Scientist II, CIPR

Badmus is a Scientist II at the Centre for Integrative Petroleum Research, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia. He joined this multidisciplinary research hub after his master’s degree in Geosciences, KFUPM. He is vast in research that encompasses bioprocessing and biotechnology, environmental remediation, and material synthesis and characterization. Currently, he handles the operation of advanced petrophysical facilities and resources to facilitate the fundamental understanding of complex fluids transport in the porous media.

Educational Qualification

  • M.S., Environmental Science, KFUPM, KSA, 2020.
  • B.Tech., Microbiology, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria, 2015.

Research Interests

  • Environmental Remediation
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Carbon Capture and Sequestration
  • Bioprocessing and Biotechnology

Selected Publications

  • Badmus, S.O., Oyehan, T.A., Saleh, T.A., 2021. Enhanced efficiency of polyamide membranes by incorporating cyclodextrin-graphene oxide for water purification. Journal of Molecular Liquids 340. doi:10.1016/j.molliq.2021.116991.
  • Badmus S.O., Amusa H.K., Oyehan T.A., Saleh T.A. Environmental Risks and Toxicity of Surfactants: Overview of Analysis, Assessment and Remediation Techniques. Journal of Environmental Science and Pollution Research (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-16483-w.
  • Badmus, S.O., Oyehan, T.A. & Saleh, T.A. Synthesis of a Novel Polymer-Assisted AlNiMn Nanomaterial for Efficient Removal of Sulfate Ions from Contaminated Water. Journal of Polymers and Environment29, 2840–2854 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10924-021-02077-7.
  • Lateef, A., Azeez, M.A., Badmus, S.O., et al. A decade of nanotechnology research in Nigeria (2010–2020): a scientometric analysis. Journal of Nanoparticles Research 23, 211 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-021-05322-1.
  • Badmus S.O., Tawabini B. (2021). Sulphate Removal from Aqueous Solution Using Modified Bentonite. Water Resources in Arid Lands: Management and Sustainability. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-67028-3_17

Awards & Honors

Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship (M.S. in Environmental Science, 2018 – 2020), Saudi Arabia.

Tel: +966 (013) 860-3276

Location: Bldg. 78, Rm. 2028

Faisal M. Al-Ghamdi

Scientist II, CIPR

Faisal Alghamdi is a researcher at the Center for Integrative Petroleum Research (CIPR). He is a part of the geoscientist team of the Geosystems program at CIPR. He is participating in several collaborative joint projects funded by KACST to investigate the potential of unconventional hydrocarbon resources in Saudi Arabia.

Educational Qualification

  • M.S. in Petroleum Geology, KSU, Riyadh. Saudi Arabia, 2022.
  • B.S. in Geology, KSU, Riyadh. Saudi Arabia, 2018.

Research Interests

  • Unconventional Hydrocarbon resources in Saudi Arabia.
  • Depositional environment
  • Diagenesis.
  • Reservoir quality.

Selected Publications

  • Faisal AlGhamdi, Abdulrahman AlQuraishi, Abiodun Matthew Amao, Abdulaziz AlLaboun, Khalid Elshreef, Ali Kahal, Aref Lashin (2022). Depositional Setting, Mineralogical and Diagenetic implication on Petrophysical Properties of Unconventional Gas Reservoir of The Silurian Qusaiba Formation, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering.
  •  Adhipa Herlambang, Ardiansyah Koeshidayatullah, Abduljamiu O. Amao, Abdulwahab Bello, Faisal Al-Ghamdi, Muhammad Hammad Malik, Khalid A. H. Al-Ramadan (2022). Structural diagenesis and dolomitization of Cenozoic post-rift carbonates in the Red Sea rift basin: A multiproxy approach, Frontiers in Earth Science.
  •  Abiodun Matthew Amao, Abdurrahman AlQuraishi, Faisal AlGhamdi, Aref Lashin, Khalid Elshreef, Abdulaziz AlLaboun (2022). Petrophysical Characterization of The Qusaiba Formation, Tabuk basin, North West Saudi Arabia: Implications For Reservoir Dynamics In A Shale Play, International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC).
  •  Abdulrahman AlQuraishi, Abdulaziz AlLaboun, Faisal AlGhamdi, Saud AlHussinan (2020). Silurian Qusaiba shale: Petrophysical, mineralogical and geochemical analysis, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 192, Article 107209.
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