Hanan Almahasheer

PhD Students

PhD Student



Building 2 (Ibn Al Haytham) West, Level 2, Room 2207-WS14


​I am interested in mangroves ecology and it is ecosystem services (e.g. Carbon sequestration and phytoremediation), rehabilitation projects, remote sensing applications, monitoring pollutions in the environment, knowing plants growth factors, and the taxonomy of plants pollen.

Research Interests

Mangroves, Remote sensing, Plant Ecology and Taxonomy in general.

Selected Publications

  •   Metals Accumulation in grey mangrove (Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh.) inhabiting Tarut Bay, Eastern Saudi Arabia, H. Almahasheer, W. Al-Taisan and M. Mohamed, Journal of Agricultural Science 6(1): p137, (2013)
  •   Mangrove Deterioration in Tarut Bay on the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, H. Almahasheer, W. Al-Taisan and M. K. Mohamed, Pakhtunkhwa J. Life Sci 01(02): 49-59, (2013)


  • ​2013 - Present: PhD student, Kaust, Saudi Arabia
  • M.Sc., Master in Plant Ecology, University of Dammam, 2013

Professional Profile

  • 2013 - Present: Lecturer, Biology department, Dammam University, Saudi Arabia
  • 2009 - 2013: Team member, the National Center of Assessment and Evaluation for Higher Education, Saudi Arabia
  • 2008 - 2013: Demonstrator, Biology department, Dammam University, Saudi Arabia

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Green Line Environmental Group (Kuwait)


  • Shield from the Dean of Science College, Dammam University for participating in the Fourth Students Conference, 11th Feb 2013

KAUST Affiliations

  • Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  • Division of Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Marine Ecology Mangrove Ecology Remote sesnsing Taxonomy Plant Ecology