Abdulrahman Alhussain

Visiting Fellows

Visiting researcher



Building 5, level 3, seaside


Abdulrahman Alhussain earned his bachelor's degree (2014) in Electrical Engineering from King Saud University (Summa Cum Laude). He then joined the Center of Excellence for Green Nanotechnology at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) where he was part of the AP program for promising researchers, during which he worked with Prof. Kang Wang of UCLA and Chongwu Zhou of USC, working on graphene transistors with the former and black phosphorus transistors with the latter. He then earned his Master of Science in EECS (2019) from Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a focus on optoelectronics. Later on, he joined the Fourth Industrial Revolution Center (C4IR) and worked with the World Economic Forum as a consultant, with a focus on blockchain technology implementation in the energy sector. After that, he joined the Renewable Energy Center at KACST and started working on perovskite solar cells. He is currently a visiting researcher at KPV Lab at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) working on perovskite solar cells stability and encapsulation.

Research Interests

Solar energy, Perovskite Solar Cells, Tandem Solar Cells


  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA | 20017 – 2019. Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Solid State & Nanotechnology).            
  • King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | 2009 – 2014. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Electronics). 

Professional Profile

Senior Researcher—The National Center for Renewable Energy King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST)

Consultant–– The Center for The Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR), Saudi Arabia KACST & World Economic Forum

Researcher ––Center of Excellence for Green Nanotechnologies KACST & UCLA





Research Interests Keywords

Solar Energy Perovskite Solar Cells Tandem Solar Cells