Ashwag Asseri

PhD Students

PhD student



Building 2, Level 2, 2247-WS09


My research interests range from ecology to climate change.  I am studying marine phytoplankton communities and identifying Dinoflagellates and Diatoms in Red Sea.

Research Interest

Global change, Marine ecology


  • Ph.D. Student, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, 2018 - present
  • M.Sc. Marine Science, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, 2017
  • B.Sc. Biology, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia, 2007


  • Bachelor of Science Degree (Honor) in Biology in 2007
  • Awarded King Abdullah Foreign Study Scholarship in 2009

KAUST Affiliations

Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)

Research Interests Keywords

Marine ecology Micro phytoplankton Diatom