Advanced Semiconductor Laboratory
Developing cutting-edge technologies based on III-nitride semiconductors

People

Renad A. Aljefri

Visiting Students
Visiting Student​​​ from Effat Univ​ersity​

Selected Publications

Photoinduced entropy of InGaN/GaN p-i-n double-heterostructure nanowires [just accepted]
Nasir Alfaraj, Somak Mitra, Feng Wu, Idris A. Ajia, Bilal Janjua, Aditya Prabaswara, Renad A. Aljefri, Haiding Sun, Tien Khee Ng, Boon S. Ooi, Iman S. Roqan, Xiaohang Li
Applied Physics Letters (2017)


Modeling and investigation of photoinduced entropy of InGaN/GaN p-i-n double-heterostructure nanowires​
Nasir Alfaraj, Somak Mitra, Feng Wu, Idris A. Ajia, Bilal Janjua, Aditya Prabaswara, Renad A. Aljefri, Haiding Sun, Tien Khee Ng, Boon S. Ooi, Iman S. Roqan, Xiaohang Li
12th International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors (ICNS-12), Strasbourg, France, July 2017


Photoinduced thermodynamic behavior in InGaN/GaN double-heterostructure nanowires
Nasir Alfaraj, Somak Mitra, Feng Wu, Idris A. Ajia, Bilal Janjua, Aditya Prabaswara, Renad A. Aljefri, Haiding Sun, Tien Khee Ng, Boon S. Ooi, Iman S. Roqan, Xiaohang Li
59th Electronic Materials Conference (EMC 2017), South Bend, IN, United States, June 2017


Effective surface passivation of InGaN/GaN nanowires studied by photoluminescence and photothermal deflection spectroscopy​
Nasir Alfaraj, Renad Aljefri, Markus Baier, Davide Priante, Bilal Janjua, Aditya Prabaswara, Tien Khee Ng, Boon S. Ooi, Frédéric Laquai, Xiaohang Li
International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors (IWN 2016), Orlando, FL, United States, October 2016.

Education

​Effat University, Jeddah, KSA, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bachelor’s degree 01/01/2015- present
Westmont College, CA, USA, Chemical Engineering, Bachelor’s degree 08/20/2014-01/01/2015
Santa Barbara City College, CA, USA, Chemistry and Mathematics, Associate degree 08/12/2102-07/20/2014
Harvard University, MA , USA, Biomedical Engineering, General Education Courses 08/20/2010-07/20/2012

Professional Profile

1. ​IEEE student Branch at Effat University, 2016-2017; Founder and current chair.
2. IEEE Student Affinity Group Women in Engineering Branch at Effat University, 2016-2017; Founder and current chair.
3. International Sustainable World Energy Engineering Environment Project Olympiad (I-SWEEEP) Houston, TX 2011. Helped high school students setting up their projects.
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Educational Studies Program Cambridge, MA 2010.
5. Group founder and leader in teaching a short course about Arabic language and culture.
6. Teach and educate people about HIV and AIDS. Ministry of Health, Saudi, 2008; the youngest member to educate about the disease.

Awards

1. ​Recognition badge, Effat University student branch of IEEE 2016.
2. Third prize Siemens Challenge, Effat University; Group founder and leader 2015.
3. President's Honor Roll, Santa Barbara City College 2014.
4. Honorable Mention Award International Sustainable World Energy Engineering Environment Project Olympiad(ISWEEEP) 2011.
5. KAUST Gifted Students Program (KGSP) Scholarship 2010 - 2012.
6. First prize, Ebsar community (a Blind people community) at Jeddah Invention exhibition 2007.
7. High School Scholarship, Dar-Alfikr School Scholarship 2008​.

Non-KAUST Affiliations

​Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, ​Effat University.