Othman Alahmed

PhD Students


Research Interests

Othman is interested in using MOFs for theranostics purposes and his main research focuses on functionalizing metal organic frame (MOFs) nanoparticles with biological components.

Selected Publications

In situ assembled ZIF superstructures via an emulsion-free soft-templating approach
Namita Singh, Sana Ahmed, Aliyah Fakim, Somayah Qutub, Othman Alahmed, Omar El Tall, Osama Shekhah, Mohamed Eddaoudi and Niveen M. Khashab
Chem. Sci., 2020,11, 11280-11284

Nanomaterial for Gene therapy: an efficient way in overcoming challenges of gene delivery review
Salam Massadeh , Manal Al-Aamery, Shahad Bawazeer, Othman AlAhmad, Rawan AlSubai, Suzan Barker and Duncan Craig
Journal of Biosensors and Bioelectrons 7: 195. Doi: 10.4172/2155-6210.1000195


  • M.Sc., Molecular and Cell Biology, Quinnipiac University Connecticut, USA
  • B.Sc., Clinical Laboratory Sciences, King Saud University Collage of Applied Medical Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Center (AMPMC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)​

Research Interests Keywords

Drug delivery Nanotechnology Nucleic acid loading