Education Profile

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (2012-2016).
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (2010-2011).
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, USA, (2006-2010).

Ahmed Alfadhel obtained his both MS degree and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) under the supervision of Prof. Jurgen Kosel. He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, the US in 2010. Ahmed recently co-founded SONATE, a start-up company that manufactures high-quality smart nanomaterials for medical, electronics and energy applications.  
 

Research Interests

Ahmed's research interests are in the fields of nano-engineering, wearable sensors, and magnetic micro-systems. His most recent work has focused on developing bio-inspired sensors that mimic the touch capability of human skin.