Murtadha Albarrak

Foundation Year
Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

Student Profile:

The best thing about the KGSP: 
The unlimited research opportunities and being surrounded by talented students who came from diverse backgrounds. 
My research interests include: 
  • Renewable Energy  
  • Combustion 
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC)
  • Design and Robotics  
  • Hybrid vehicles 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Sustainable design 
  • Mechatronics 
In my free time, I like to: 
Read, draw, and learn Mandarin and Spanish.  
In 10 years I hope to:
Be a remarkable researcher who works on an economic project that combines both research and industry.
I believe studying science and engineering is important because: 
The development of science & technology fields is a key step to maintaining Saudi Arabia's prosperous economy. Impactful research in important areas like renewable energy and combustion will change the Kingdom’s economy from oil-centered to knowledge-based:  A sustainable and diverse economy that can compete alongside those of the world’s most developed countries.