Every cloud has a silver lining

Linda Alzaben is a Ph.D. candidate in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science. Linda has a Bachelor's and a Master's degree, both in pure Mathematics, from King Abdulaziz University. In both her  B.Sc. and M.Sc. she was first-class honors. Although she had been teaching for several years she decided to pursue her postgraduate studies in an engaging and interesting field at KAUST. She seized the opportunity to study and work under the supervision of Professor Daniele Boffi who is a distinguished professor in his field. Her main interest are in Finite elements and Mixed Finite elements and their applications. 


The best thing about KAUST is that you will be surrounded by some of the most brilliant minds from all different walks of life. These people will enhance/accelerate your knowledge and shape you into the best version of yourself. Not only it has an excellent atmosphere to work in, but it also holds a world-leading quality of research and high teaching standard in the region. What makes KAUST a distinguished academic environment to be in. This would open doors to postgraduate students to work in prestigious universities and world-leading companies.

Education Profile

  • MSc. in Mathematics, King Abdulaziz University.
  • BSc. in Mathematics, King Abdulaziz University.

Selected Publications

Ahmad, F., Ullah, M.Z., Ahmad, S., Alshomrani, A.S., Alqahtani, A.M. and Alzaben, L., 2018. Multi-step preconditioned Newton methods for solving systems of nonlinear equations. SeMA Journal, 75(1), pp.127-137.