Mohammed Almomtan

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

​My research interest is in the application and development of Machine Learning methodologies for optimizing performance of energy conversion devices.

Selected Publications


  • ​Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, Present
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, KAUST​, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2019
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames, IA, 2018

Professional Profile

  • ​2016-2018: Undergraduate Research Assistant, ISU Mechanical Engineering Department, Ames, IA
  • 2017: Intern, Clean Combustion Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia 
  • 2015: Intern, SABIC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 2013: Intern, Adba Sweet Water Company, Dammam, Saudi Arabia


  • ​KAUST Gifted Students Program [September 2012 – Present] 

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)
  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Machine learning Numerical Optimization combustion kinetics