Hanan Almahasheer

PhD Students



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 Interest

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).


  • M.Sc., Master in Plant Ecology, University of Dammam, 2013

Professional Profile

  • ​2013-Present: PhD student, Kaust, Saudi Arabia.
  • 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