Dr Ibrahim Alarifi

Associate Professor , 

Saudi Arabia

PhDs supervised to completion

Research Focus

Dr. Ibrahim Alarifi received his Ph.D. in 2017 from the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at Wichita State University. After having the lecturer experience, he joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Majmaah University in 2012. I received his tenure and promotion to be an Associate Professor in 2018. He is currently working in the same department as an Associate Professor, ME Head of Dept. from 2017 to current, Director of Engineering & Applied Sciences Research Center from 2019 to current, ME Quality Coordinator from 2017 to current, and Dean for Academic Affairs of Common First Year at Majmaah University from 2018 to current. Throughout his research experience, he has published 137 journal papers and 18 conference proceedings, edited 2 books, authored 4 book chapters and 1 laboratory manual, received 6 funded proposals, 6 patents, and 4 honors/awards, presented 10 presentations, chaired many international conferences, and reviewed several manuscripts in international journals and conference proceedings and 1 MS and 10 BS students have already graduated under his supervision and started working in different locations worldwide. According to the Web of Science, his scholarly activities (with h-index 34 and i10-index 50) have been cited more than 3285 times and recognized by Stanford University’s list (published by Elsevier) of the World’s Top 2% of the Most-Cited Scientists in Single Year Citation Impact 2021, 2022, and 2023.

Materials Science, Biomaterials, Nanotechnology Carbon Fibers, Polymers, and Composites.


  • Materials Science, Biomaterials, Nanotechnology Carbon Fibers, Polymers, and Composites.


  • Associate Professor

Global goals

Target 6.1
Target 6.3
Target 6.4
Target 6.5
Target 6.A
Target 6.B
Target 7.A
Target 7.B
Target 11.2
Target 11.6

Professional Organisations

  • Majmaah University


  • Saudi Arabia

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