Murtadha Al Malallah


​MS Student -ERPE Program- Afifi Group

Research Interests

​My research interests vary from renewable energy, geothermal energy in particular, marine sedimentology, economic/environmental mineralogy and petrography to Carbon Sequestration and Storage.


  • ​ BSc., Geoscience, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, 2019

Professional Profile

  • ​2017-2019: Undergraduate researcher, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.
  • 2017: Research intern, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2016: Research intern, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA.
  • 2015: Undergraduate researcher, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Geological Society of America (GSA)
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)


  • ​KAUST Gifted Student Program scholarship recipient 

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

​Environmental Geology Geothermal energy