Research Interests

​Charge transfer processes - Interfacial dynamics in donor-acceptor systems, Organic photovoltaics, Ultrafast Laser spectroscopy, Solar Cell.


Selected Publications

  • Ultrafast Excited-State Dynamics of Diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP)-Based Materials: Static versus Diffusion-Controlled ...
    Alsulami, Q. A.; Aly, S. M.; Goswami, S.; Alarousu, E.; Usman, A.; Schanze, K. S.; Mohamme...
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C , 119 (28), 15919-15925., (2015)
  • Ultrafast Photoinduced Electron Transfer in a π-Conjugated Oligomer/Porphyrin Complex
    S. M. Aly, S. Goswami, Q. A. Alsulami, K. S. Schanze, O. F. Mohammed
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett. , 5, 3386 , (2014)
  • The impact of electrostatic interactions on ultrafast charge transfer at Ag29 nanoclusters-fullerene and CdTe quant...
    Ahmed, G. H.; Parida, M. R.; Tosato, A.; AbdulHalim, L. G.; Usman, A.; Alsulami, Q. A.; Mu...
    Journal of Materials Chemistry C , (2016)
  • Remarkably high conversion efficiency of inverted bulk heterojunction solar cells: from ultrafast laser spectroscop...
    Qana A. Alsulami, Banavoth Murali, Y. Alsinan, Manas R. Parida, Shawkat M. Aly, Omar F. Mo...
    Advanced Energy Materials, Article in Press, (2016)

Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Chemical Science, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, 2016
  • M.Sc. Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Professional Profile

  • 2007–2013: Instructor, College of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • 2005-2007: Teaching assistant, College of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)