Ameen Shahid, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch group

Research Interests

​My research interests focus on the synthesis, characterization and testing of catalysts and their application in environmental catalysis.

Selected Publications

  • Synthesis and characterization of manganese containing mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles for biomedical appl... 
    Qaisar Nawaz, Muhammad Atiq Ur Rehman, Andreas Burkovski, Jochen Schmidt, Ana M. Beltrán, ...
    Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 29 (5), 64 26 2018, (2018)
  • Direct oxidation of benzene to phenol over hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolites prepared by sequential post synthesis modifi... 
    A Shahid, S Lopez-Orozco, VR Marthala, M Hartmann, W Schwieger
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 237, 151-159, (2017)
  • Solvent-Free Biginelli Reactions Catalyzed by Hierarchical Zeolite Utilizing a Ball Mill Technique: A Green Sustain... 
    Ameen Shahid, Nesreen S. Ahmed, Tamer S. Saleh, Shaeel Ahmed Al-Thabaiti, Sulaiman N. Basa...
    Catalysts 2017, 7(3), 84, (2017)


  • ​Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany (2018)
  • M.Sc., Advanced Materials and Processes, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany (2012)
  • B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, University of the Punjab, Pakistan (2009)

Professional Profile

  • ​2018-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

​environmental catalysis materials synthesis materials characterization