Fahd Mohamed

Research Scientists

Research Specialist - Ahmed Group

Research Interest

Solid works, 3D VIA Composer, KeyShot, ANSYS Simulation,  Autocad, 3dmax Studio, Matlab, Mathcad, EES (Engineering Equation Solver), FORTRAN

Selected Publications

  • Viscous flow simulations through multi-lobe progressive cavity pumps.
    F.M. El-Abd, E.M. Wahba, I.G. Adam
    Pet. Sci. 17, 768-780 (2020) https://doi.org/10.1007/s12182-020-00458-6
  • Development and Field Testing of a Novel Multifunctional Drilling Enhancement Tool in a Middle East Field.
    M. A. Abdel-Aal, F.M. Mohamed, A.G. Abdelkader, M. A. AbdulLatif, A. Koulidis, S. Ahmed
    International Petroleum Technology Conference (2020), doi:10.2523/iptc-19745-ms
  • Micromechanics of Drilling: A Laboratory Investigation of Formation Evaluation at the Bit.
    A. Koulidis, F. Mohammed, S. Ahmed
    Middle East Oil & Gas Show & Conf., Bahrein, SPE-204670-MS, Bahrein, 24 - 27 May 2021
  • Almas Drill Bits Software User Manual
    Fahd El-Abd
    For Oman Drilling Systems, (2018)
  • Solar Desalination Unit with Solar Power Generation
    Fahd El-Abd, et al
    BSc. thesis final report, Alexandria University, (2011)


  • B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt garanted 2011

Professional Profile

  • 2021 - present: Research Specialist, Kaust, Thuwal - Saudi Arabia
  • 2012 - 2019: Research Assistant, Qatar University, Doha - Qatar


  • 2D CNC machine (Alexandria University, Science Club Competition won, 2nd place 2009 & Egyptian Engineering Day (EED), Cairo 2009)
  • Fully automated manipulator (Halwan University Competition 2010)
  • First place in MIE (Made in Egypt competition 2011)

KAUST Affiliations

  • Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Mechanical design Oil and Gas Drilling tools design