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Mohammed Alsenani

Junior
Riyadh
Material Science & Engineering
University of Chicago

Student Profile:

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Research Interests 
- Quantum/Molecular engineering and Nano-Electronics 
- Experimental Condensed Matter 
 
STEM fields and research are important to Saudi because: 
Science matters for everyone. Understanding how things work is a fundamental first step to all innovation and problem solving. Regarding Saudi Arabia, physics and materials science matter for developing renewables; chemistry and biology matter for desalination and cleansing our water supply. Science is necessary for sustaining and improving our standard of living. 
 
My favorite KGSP experience/event so far:  
The KGSP Engagement Events are always fun; it's great having everybody in one place for a few days. The events also give students opportunities to talk with professors one-on-one in a relaxed setting. 
 
Academic Achievements 
Second Author: Polymer Solar Cells with Efficiency >10% Enabled via a Facile Solution-Processed Al-Doped ZnO Electron Transporting Layer 
 
Extracurricular Activities 
- Society of Physics Students 
- Alsharq: Middle East Meets West 
 
Research Experience  
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) 
- The Effect of Temperature on Hot-Electron Lifetimes in PbS Quantum Dots, 2015 
 
Internships 
Aramco Services Company 
- Boston Reservoir Engineering, 2016 
 
Academic Conferences  
The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) 
- Photonics West Conference, 2017