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 Dr. Abduljabar Alsayoud


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Assistant Professor                     

Contact Information

Office               Bldg-63 Room-244                            
Phone              966-13-860 2950                                      
Fax                  966-13-860 2949 (ME Dept)                                 
Websites          Personal Page                            


Ph.D.               (Materials Science and Engineering), University of Arizona, USA, 2017

M.Sc.              (Materials Science and Engineering), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thowal, Saudi Arabia, 2010  

B.Sc                (Mechanical Engineering), King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2008

Courses Taught

  • ME 217             Materials Lab
  • ME 216             Materials Science and Engineering
  • MSE 551           Integrated Computational Materials Science and Engineering
Research Areas
  • ​My research interest is on modeling and atomistic simulations of materials using both classical molecular dynamics and density functional theory (DFT). ​

Representative Publications       
  • Alsayoud, Abduljabar Qassem Venkateswara Rao, M.; Edwards, A. N.; Deymier, P. A.; Muralidharan, K.; Potter, B. G.; Runge, K.; Lucas, P., Structure of ZnCl2 Melt. Part I: Raman Spectroscopy Analysis Driven by Ab Initio Methods. J. Phys. Chem. B 2016, 120, 4174-4181.
  • Lucas, Pierre; Coleman, Garrett; Venkateswara Rao, Manga; Edwards, Angharad Naomi; Devaadithya, Chrishani ; Wei, Shuai ; Alsayoud, Abduljabar Qassem; Potter, Barrett; Muralidharan, Krishna; Deymier, Pierre., Structure of ZnCl2 Melt Part II: Fragile-to-Strong Transition in a Tetrahedral Liquid. J. Phys. Chem. B 2017, 121 (49), 11210-11218.
  • Alsayoud, Abduljabar Qassem, Venkateswara Rao Manga, Krishna Muralidharan, Joshua Vita, Stefan Bringuier, Keith Runge and Pierre Deymier., Atomistic insights into the effect of polymerization on the thermophysical properties of 2-D C60 molecular solids. Carbon. Accepted.​