Dr. Saeed Alhassan
Dr. saeed alhassan Professor Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Contact Information
saeed.alkhazraji@ku.ac.ae 971 (2) 312 3311


Dr. Saeed Alhassan holds B.Eng., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University (2003), Colorado School of Mines (2006), and Case Western Reserve University (2011), respectively. He is the first recipient of the inaugural Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Award for Scientific Excellence in 2017. 

Dr. Alhassan’s research activities focus on colloids, polymers, and surface sciences with emphasis on nanocomposites and processing of nanoparticles inclduing graphene and 2D materials. Elemental sulfru is a core research activites in his group with emphasis on finding applications for the yellow element. 

Dr. Alhassan has published 140+ journal articles, two book chapters, 9 patents, 7 patent applications, 20 invited lectures, and 80+ conference papers.

  • PhD Case Western Reserve University 2011
  • MSc Colorado School of Mines 2006
  • BSc Vanderbilt University 2003

  • Colloids and Interfacial Science (ECCE755)
  • Heat Transfer (CHEG335)
  • Mass Transfer (CHEG324)

Affiliated Research Institutes/Centers

Research Interests
  • Elemental Sulfur
  • Smart Materials
  • Hydrogels
  • Colloidal Systems
  • Interfacial Science

Research Staff and Graduate Students:

Kevin Halique Research Assistant
Fouad Zoghieb Research Engineer
Dr. Mariam Almahri Post Doctoral Fellow
Riffat Amna PhD Candidate
Awais Zaka PhD Candidate
Moosa Alzaabi MSc Candidate
Ali Raza PhD Candidate