Fahad Almatrafi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow


B5 4255-WS08

Research Interests

Dr. Almatrafi specializes in the characterization and development of high-pressure direct injection, focusing on its application in various engine types. His work includes extensive research on ammonia engine systems, exploring the integration of e-fuels in internal combustion engines, and developing technologies for hydrogen-powered engines.

Selected Publications





  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, KAUST, 2024
  • M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, KAUST, 2020
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, UQU, 2016

Professional Profile

  • 2016-2018: Mechanical Engineer, United Cement Industrial Company (UCIC), Tafeel, Saudi Arabia.


Best Paper Award – PE&L, Kyoto, Japan 2023
PSE Dean’s Award – KAUST, May 2023

Research Interests Keywords

Injection systems Internal combustion engines e-fuels