Mohamed Othman CV

PhD in Civil Engineering, Environ. Eng. Major, King Saud University, 2013.
MS in Civil Engineering, Environ. Eng. Major, King Saud University, 2006.
BS in Civil Engineering, University of Khartoum, 2001.  
Academic experience:
King Saud University, Assistant Prof., since 2016.
Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Assistant Prof., 2014 – 2015, part time.
King Saud University, Research assistant, 2009 – 2013.
King Saud University, Teaching assistant, 2003 – 2006.
Non-academic experience.
FKEC Co., Saudi Arabia, Environmental Engineer Specialist, 2015 – 2016
RAM Energy Company Ltd., Sudan, Construction Engineer, 2007 – 2009
Furat Environ. Eng. Consultants Office, Saudi Arabia, Environmental Engineer, 2006 – 2007
Higleig Petroleum & Investment Company Ltd., Sudan, Construction Engineer, 2002 – 2003
DAR Consult for Khartoum Development Authorities, Quantity surveyor, 2001 – 2002
Current membership in professional organizations.
Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA), since 2011
Water Environment Federation (WEF), since 2012
Saudi Arabian Water Environment Association (SAWEA), since 2013
German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA), since 2013
American Chemical Society (ACS), since 2013
Honors and Awards
First place in King Saud University Award for Scientific Excellence, graduate branch for 2013.
Service activities.
Member of Inspec. Comm. for the Packaged Food and Water Treatment Plants, Saudi Food and Drugs Auth., 2011 – 2012.
Member of Graduate Student Council for King Saud University, College of Engineering representative. 2010 – 2011.


  • W.M. Zahid, M.A. Othman, A.E. Abasaeed, Enhanced sulfur removal by a tuned composite structure of Cu, Zn, Fe, and Al elements, J. Hazard. Mater. 331 (2017) 273–279.
  • M.A. Othman, W.M. Zahid, A.E. Abasaeed, Adsorbent material, process for its preparation and use thereof, US Patent Publication US 9393547 B2 (2016), European Patent Publication EP 2808079 B1 (2016).
  • Othman, M.A., Zahid, W.M., Abasaeed, A.E., “Selectivity of layered double hydroxides and their derivative mixed metal oxides as sorbents of hydrogen sulfide” Journal of Hazardous Materials, 254-255 (1), pp. 221-227 (2013).
  • Othman, M.A., Zahid, W.M., & Abasaeed, A.E., “Sorption of Hydrogen Sulfide on Layered Double Hydroxides and their Derivative Metal Oxides: Screening Study”. Paper presented at the 3rd Asian Conf. on Sustain. Energy and the Environment, Osaka, Japan, (June 6-9, 2013).
  • Zahid, W. M., & Othman, M. A., “Evaluation of Oxidation-Ditch Process for the Biological Treatment of Municipal Wastewater in Saudi Arabia”. Paper presented at the Second PKC Water Reuse Forum, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (May 16-17, 2011).
  • El-Shafai, S., Zahid, W. M., & Othman, M. A., “Evaluation of Cloth-media Filter for Membrane Bioreactor Treating Municipal Wastewater”. Paper presented at the 4th Conf. on Decentralized Water and Wastewater International Network, Venice, Italy, (April 18-22, 2011).