Director, Oman Hydrogen Center-German university of Technology (Sultanate of Oman)
Presentation: Techno-Economic Assessment for PV Waste Recycling in the Sultanate of Oman
Sausan Al-Riyami completed her degree in Physics with a minor in Geology at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Oman. She has a master’s degree in Science and Engineering with honors (IGSES Awards) and, in 2013, completed her Doctor of Science in Applied Science for Electronics and Materials at Kyushu University, Japan by two and half year with honors. She served as a guest researcher at the Institute for Materials Research, Belgium, during which time she expanded her knowledge of CVD applications. From 2016-2018, she was a guest researcher as a project manager at both Helmholtz Centre Berlin (HZB), Berlin and German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) Potsdam, Germany. She has occupied a Senior Expert position since 2019 at TRC/MoHERI and was assigned to be EJAAD Director from March 2021 till Feb.2022. From February 2022 she was hired to be Director of Oman Hydrogen Centre. Sausan has received several grants and outstanding and usually invited as keynote speaker. She published more than 25 scientific papers and articles in scientific journals, energy magazines, and newspapers. Her recent focus includes Scientific Management, Material Science, and Applied Nanotechnology for PV, Renewable Energy, Solar Thermal Technologies, Hydrogen as new Alternative Economy, and topics related to Energy Transition.