Eng. Abdulrahman Salah Almithn

 

 

 

E-Mail:
 aalmithn@kfu.edu.sa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

RANK: Lecturer

 

EDUCATION:

 

      Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Heterogeneous Catalysis, University of Florida- Gainesville, United States,  2020.

 

      M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Heterogeneous Catalysis, University of Florida, Gainesville, United States,  2016.

 

      B.Sc.  Chemical Engineering, King Faisal University , Saudi Arabia,  2014.

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

             Heterogeneous Catalysis
             Density Functional Theory
             Kinetics and Reaction Engineering
         

 

Experiences:

           Lecturer, King Faisal University, 2017-present .
           Teaching Assistant, University of Florida, 2017-2018.
           Teaching Assistant, King Faisal University, 2014-2016.
           Chemical Engineering Internship, Saudi Aramco, 2013.

 

 

Publications:

1.  Almithn, A.; Hibbitts, D. Impact of Metal and Heteroatom Identities in the Hydrogenolysis of CX Bonds (X = C, N, O, S, and Cl). ACS Catal 2020, in press.

 

2. Witzke, M. E.; Almithn, A.; Coonrod, C. L.; Triezenberg, M. D.; Hibbitts, D. D.; Flaherty, D. W. In Situ Methods for Identifying Reactive Surface Intermediates During Hydrogenolysis Reactions: C-O Bond Cleavage on Nanoparticles of Nickel and Nickel Phosphides. J Am Chem Soc 2019, 141, 1667116684.

 

3. Almithn, A.; Hibbitts, D. Comparing Rate and Mechanism of Ethane Hydrogenolysis on Transition-Metal Catalysts. J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123, 54215432.

 

4. Almithn, A.; Hibbitts, D. Effects of Catalyst Model and High Adsorbate Coverages in Ab Initio Studies of Alkane Hydrogenolysis. ACS Catal 2018, 8, 63756387.

 

5. Witzke, M. E.; Almithn, A.; Coonrod, C. L.; Hibbitts, D. D.; Flaherty, D. W. Mechanisms and Active Sites for CO Bond Rupture Within 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran over Ni, Ni12 P5, and Ni2 P Catalysts. ACS Catal 2018, 8, 71417157.

 

6. Almithn, A.; Hibbitts, D. Supra-monolayer Coverages on Small Metal Clusters and Their Effects on H2 Chemisorption Particle Size Estimates. AIChE J. 2018, 64, 31093120.