Nibras Hijazi

PhD Students

Ph.D. Student


Research Interests

​Modeling and simulation of Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) in a two-zone fluidized bed reactor.


  • ​Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, United States, 2017.

Professional Profile

  • ​2016: VSRP Intern, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2015-2017: Research Assistant, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, United States.


  • ​Mathematics Excellence Award, Preparatory Year Program, KFUPM, 2012.

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Reaction Engineering Reactor Design Heterogeneous Catalysis