Mohammad Alharbi

PhD Students
​"Repetition and failing counts as progression to success."


Mohammad Alhrabi was born in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. He received his B.S. degree from Electrical and Computer engineering department at King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah in 2017. Then he joined King Abdullah University of science and technology in Fall 2017 to complete his graduate studies where he got his M.S. degree of Electrical Engineering in 2019. Currently, He is a Ph.D. student in Estimation, Modeling, and Analysis group (EMAN) at KAUST. His previous research was about solar energy in terms of control and implementation. For his Ph.D. he is dealing with water quality and desalination problems in the city of future NEOM from the modeling and control perspective.

Research Interests

Mohammad Alharbi research interests are in the fields of modeling, estimation, and control system. He works on water treatment and renewable energy applications. His specific research interests are in Identification, controller design, and machine learning.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Electronics and Communications, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Suadi Arabia (2012 - 2017). M.S. in Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (2017 - 2019)


First honor in B.S, King Abdul Aziz University, 2017. Received Excellence certificates,​ King Abdul Aziz University, 2012 - 2017.