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Hussein Saad Alrobei , Ph.D. 
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Education

PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of South Florida

MS in Mechanical Engineering from University of South Florida  

BS in Mechanicval Engineering from King Abdulaziz University 

Achievements

US PATENT PENDING:
1- Photoelectrochemical Cells
Inventors: Hussein Alrobei and Manoj K Ram
US Utility Patent application number 16/030,625, July 09, 2018

Experiences

10/15/2018 - till now       Assitant Professor at Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University,
                                         Mechanical Engineering Department, Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia
04/20/2015 - 10/14/2018 a lecturer at Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University,
                                         Mechanical Engineering Department, Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia
2016 - 2018                     Teaching assistant at University of South Florida, College
                                         of Engineering, Tampa, Fl, USA 
06/23/2011-04/20/2015   Teaching assistant at Salman University, College
                                         of Engineering, Alkharj, Saudi Arabia. 
12/14/2008-06/22/2011   a contract advisor at Saudi Aramco and I had
                                         worked as a maintenance engineer for six months.

Research

PAPER PUBLISHED IN JOURNALS:
1- Hussein Alrobei, Ashok Kumar, and Manoj K. Ram. "A New Insight in the Physical and Photoelectrochemical Properties of Molybdenum Disulfide Alpha-Hematite Nanocomposite Films." American Journal of Analytical Chemistry 8.08 (2017): 523.
2- Hussein Alrobei, Ashok Kumar, and Manoj K. Ram, “Aluminum - alpha-hematite thin films for photoelectrochemical applications Surface Review and Letters” 2017
PAPER PUBLISHED IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDING:
1- Hussein Alrobei, HY Lee, A Kumar, MK Ram, “p-n Based Photoelectrochemical Device for Water Splitting Application Alpha-Hematite (α-Fe2O3)-Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) as N-Electrode & Polyhexylthiophene (RRPHTh), MRS Advances (2018) 1-10.

Trainings

June 2007-July 2007 summer training, two months in Sugar United Company,
                                    studied the sugar producing process, worked at the
                                     maintenance shop.

Skills

Excellent driving, safety, and attendance record
Team Work and Collaboration
Tolerant and capable to work extra hours
Adaptability to Change
Very good communicator
Open minded & willing to learn new things & deferent culture
Very good background in Engineering

Conferences

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:
1- Hussein Alrobei and Manoj K. Ram, “Alpha-hematite-molybdenum disulfide and polyhexylthiophene (RRPHTh)-nanodiamond (ND) electrodes for photoelectrochemical applications” in 3rd international conference on Smart Materials & Structures March 20-22, 2017 Orlando, Florida, USA
2- Hussein Alrobei and Manoj K. Ram, “Aluminum -hematite nanocomposite films for photo electrochemical applications” in International Conference on Graphene and Semiconductors, July 17-18, 2017 Chicago, Illinois, USA
3- Hussein Alrobei and Manoj K. Ram, “Critical investigation of photo-semiconducting material for water splitting applications” in 14th International Conference on Energy and Materials Research, December 06-07, 2017 Dallas, Texas, USA
4- Hussein Alrobei and Manoj K. Ram, “The improved photoelectrochemical properties using α-hematite -molybdenum disulfide nanostructured material” in 14th International Conference and Exhibition on Materials Science and Engineering, November 13-15, 2017 Las Vegas, USA
5- Hussein Alrobei and Manoj K. Ram, “p-n Based Photoelectrochemical Device for Water Splitting Application Alpha-Hematite (α-Fe2O3)-Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) as N-Electrode & Polyhexylthiophene (RRPHTh) - Nanodiamond (ND) as P-Electrode” In 2017 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, November 26-December 1, 2017 Boston, Massachusetts, USA
6- Hussein Alrobei and Manoj K. Ram, “Solid photoelectrochemical cell based on -hematite-molybdenum disulfide and titanium oxide nanocomposite films for photoelectrochemical applications” in 59th Electronic Materials Conference, June 28-30, 2017 // University of Notre Dame // South Bend, IN, USA
Participation in Posters:
1- Hussein Alrobei and Manoj K. Ram “α-Hematite -Molybdenum Disulfide Nanocomposite Films for Photoelectrochemical Applications Hussein S. Alrobei; University of South Florida, United States.” In 2017 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, April 17-21, 2017 Phoenix, Arizona, USA
2- Hussein Alrobei and Manoj K. Ram “Aluminum Doped α-Hematite for Photoelectrochemical Applications” in 8th College of Engineering Research Day 2015, November 5, 2015, Tampa Florida, USA
3- Hussein Alrobei and Manoj K. Ram “Doped a-hematite with Molybdenum Sulfides MoS2 for photoelectrochemical applications” in 9th Annual College of Engineering Research Day 2016, November 2, 2016, Tampa Florida, USA
4- Hussein Alrobei and Manoj K. Ram “Doped a-hematite with Molybdenum Sulfides MoS2 for photoelectrochemical applications” in NanoFlorida Science and Technology Conference, September 26th, 2016 Orlando, USA

Workshops

14-16/03/2011 Attended the Time management training program at training center in
Saudi Aramco, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
05-09/06/2010 Attended the Seven habits of success training program at training center
in Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
03-14/10/2009 Attended writing and presentation workshop at training center in
Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
01-31/01/2007 Attended leadership and communication skills at training center in
King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
04-06/09/2006 Attended communication skills and relation with others at training
center in King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
04-05/04/2005 Attended self activation training program at training center in
King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
01-19/01/2005 Attended solid work training program at training center in
King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Activities for community service

Volunteering Experience:
2017-2018 President of Saudi Student Association at USF
2018-Present Group Leader of USF Saudi Arabia Alumni Chapter