Mohammad Ziaur Rahman, Ph.D.

Research Scientists

Research Scientist


Research Interests

Fundamentals of charge transport and catalytic dynamics of metal-free photocatalysts for solar fuel production.

Selected Publications

  • Hole utilization in solar hydrogen production.
    Mohammad Z. Rahman, Tomas Edvinsson and Jorge Gascon.
    Nat. Rev. Chem41570-022-00366, 2022.


  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia, 2018

Professional Profile

  • 2022- Present: Research Scientist, KAUST.


  • KAUST Global Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Marie Curie Postdoctoral  Fellowship
  • Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence
  • Best Research Quality in Energy Materials (PhD)
  • Finalist for Materials Research Society (Singapore) Graduate Student Award
  • One of Forty Young Researcher worldwide by International Union for Materials Research Societies.
  • Adelaide Scholarship International for PhD studies.

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Water Splitting charge transport kinetics redox dynamics Photo(electro)catalysis