Dr.Abdulrahman Alajlan |Heat transfer Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr.Abdulrahman Alajlan,KACST, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Abdulrahman Alajlan is a prominent figure in the scientific community of Saudi Arabia. He is affiliated with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), which is a leading scientific organization in the Kingdom. KACST plays a pivotal role in promoting and supporting scientific research and technological advancement in various fields.

Professional Profiles:



  • Doctor of Philosophy: Physics, 12/2019
    • Texas A&M University – College Station
  • Master of Science: Physics, 08/2015
    • Texas A&M University – College Station
  • Bachelor of Science: Physics, 05/2010
  • Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University – Riyadh

Skills :

  • Energy efficiency and sustainability
  • Radiative/Passive cooling
  • Software programming: COMSOL, MEEP, Lumerical, Mathematica
  • Solar thermal systems
  • Polymer coatings preparations
  • Transparent woods treatments
  • Teaching and training

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, 11/2020 to Current
    • KACST – Riyadh, Riyadh
    • KACST excellent research awards, 2023
    • KACST research institute awards, 2022
    • Established the first radiative cooling lab in the kingdom at KACST.
    • Building two rooftop setups for radiative cooling experiments.
  • Physics Researcher, 07/2010 to 11/2020
    • KACST – Riyadh, Riyadh
    • Developed detectors for high energy physics experiments in GSI labs, Germany.
    • Member of the overseeing committee for physics and mathematics national Olympiad.
    • Designed and fabricated nano optical fibers and cavities using clean room facility at TAMU.
    • Conducted numerical and theoretical calculations for light-matter interaction.


    • Alajlan, A. M. et al. “Gap-mode enhancement on MoS2 probed by functionalized tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy.” Applied Physics Letters 109 (2016).
    • Russotto, P., et al. “Results of the ASY-EOS experiment at GSI: The symmetry energy at suprasaturation density.” Physical Review C 94.3 (2016): 034608.
    • Fan, J. W. et al. “Germanium-Vacancy Color Center in Diamond as a Temperature Sensor” (vol 5, pg 765, 2018). Acs Photonics 5, 4710-4710 (2018).
    • Alajlan, A. et al. “Compact design of a gallium phosphide nanobeam cavity for coupling to diamond germanium-vacancy centers.” Opt Mater Express 9, 1678-1688 (2019).
    • Alajlan, Abdulrahman, et al. “Free-standing silicon nitride nanobeams with an efficient fiber-chip interface for cavity QED.” Optical Materials Express 10.12 (2020): 3192-3201.
    • Alajlan, Abdulrahman, et al. “All-Day Thermoelectric Power Generation Using Radiative Heat Exchange with Space and Water-Based Heat Storage.” Applied physics letters 121 (2022) (Featured article).
    • Alajlan, Abdulrahman, et al. ” Enhanced nighttime power generation and photovoltaic cooling in photovoltaic-thermoelectric hybrid systems.” (accepted in ECMX).
    • Dang, Saichao, et al. “Sky cooling through a nanoporous polyethylene cover for LED streetlights” (submitted).
Abdulrahman Alajlan |Heat transfer Award | Best Researcher Award

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