Idris Ajia

PhD Students


Research Interests

  • ​Growth and optical characterization of AlGaN semiconductors for deep ultraviolet light emission, studying the effects of polarization in InGaN materials and reduction of threading dislocations in GaN based materials.


  • ​Ph.D. Candidate, Material Science and Engineering, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, Since 2012.
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, 2009 - 2010.
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Liverpool, UK, 2006-2009.

Professional Profile

  • ​Transmission Planning Engineer, Etisalat Nigeria, 2011 - 2012.
  • Student Teacher, Liverpool John Moores University, Summer 2008.

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers , IEEE Photonics Society
  • Materials Science Society (MRS)


  • ​Best Poster Nomination, MRS Fall Meeting 2013

Research Interests Keywords

Optical Spectroscopy Optical/Structural Charaterisation of III-V Semiconductors