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  • 2021.08 - Present Ph.D. Student in Mechanical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, KSA
  • 2017.06 - 2019.06 MBA, HKUST, Hong Kong-China
  • ​2010.08 - 2011.12 MS in Chemical and Biological Engineering, KAUST, KSA
  • 2006.09 - 2010.06 BS in Biology, University of Washington, USA

Professional Profile

  • 2012.05 - Present Research Scientist, Research and Development Center, Saudi Aramco, KSA

Honors and Awards

  • 2014.01 CEO Excellence Award
  • 2013.01 International Glory Medal, International Federation of Inventors' Associations

Selected Publications

  • B. Parrott, P. Carrasco Zanini, A. Shehri, K. Kotsovos, I. Gereige "Automated, robotic dry-cleaning of solar panels in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia using a silicone rubber brush" Solar Energy, 171, 526-533, (2018).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2018.06.104

  • A. Al Shehri, B. Parrott, P. Carrasco, H. Al Saiari, I. Taie "Impact of dust deposition and brush-based dry cleaning on glass transmittance for PV modules applications" Solar Energy, 135, 317-324, (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2016.06.005

  • C. Marondedze, I. Turek, B. Parrott, L. Thomas, B. Jankovic, K. S Lilley & C. Gehring "Structural and functional characteristics of cGMP-dependent methionine oxidation in Arabidopsis thaliana proteins" Cell Communication and Signaling, Cell Communication and Signaling, 11, 1 (2013).
    DOI: 10.1186/1478-811X-11-1 

Areas of Expertise and Research Interests

  • ​Robotics
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Intelligent Systems