Imperial College London

Dr Sakhr Alhuthali

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Honorary Research Fellow



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Sakhr Alhuthali is an early career researcher at the Sargent Centre for Process System Engineering. He has extensive knowledge about mathematical modelling and bioprocess engineering. He published a range of research papers in chemical engineering in collaboration with other research institutes in France and Saudi Arabia. Sakhr is a reviewer for some academic journals such as PLOS One and Plant Biotechnology. He is interested in higher education, innovation and industrial R&D. 



Since 2021


Assistant professor in Chemical Engineering, KAU. 


Visiting academic at Sargent Centre and visiting researcher at INRAE, France.
2015-2019 PhD Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London.
2013-2014 MSc Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Manchester.
2010-2013 BEng Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Newcastle University.



Alhuthali S, Delaplace G, Macchietto S, et al., 2022, Whey protein fouling prediction in plate heat exchanger by combining dynamic modelling, dimensional analysis, and symbolic regression, Food and Bioproducts Processing, Vol:134, ISSN:0960-3085, Pages:163-180

Alhuthali S, Kontoravdi C, 2022, Population balance modelling captures host cell protein dynamics in CHO cell cultures, Plos One, Vol:17, ISSN:1932-6203

Simon K, Yousra EF, Mechmechani S, et al., 2021, Water soluble ruthenium (II) complex derived from optically pure limonene and its microencapsulation are efficient tools against bacterial food pathogens biofilms: Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Enteroccocus faecalis and Listeria monocytogenes, Frontiers in Microbiology, Vol:12, ISSN:1664-302X, Pages:1-12

Alhuthali S, Kotidis P, Kontoravdi K, 2021, Osmolality effects on CHO cell growth, cell volume and antibody productivity and glycosylation, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Vol:22, ISSN:1422-0067

Goey CH, Alhuthali S, Kontoravdi K, 2018, Host cell protein removal from biopharmaceutical preparations: toward the implementation of quality by design, Biotechnology Advances, Vol:36, ISSN:0734-9750, Pages:1223-1237

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