Latifah Almulla
DPhil Student
College: Reuben College
Location: Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Research Building: Old Road Campus Research Building

Latifah received her BSc in Biomedical Engineering from Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University in 2019. Following two years of work in the healthcare industry, she pursued her Master’s studies at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). In 2023, she earned her MSc in Bioengineering, focusing her thesis on Organic Photoelectrochemical Transistors for Bioelectronics Applications. Currently, she is a DPhil student at the Oxford Bioelectronics Laboratory, where her research is focused on developing drug delivery technologies for the treatment and diagnosis of neurological disorders.

  • Wearable and Implantable Bioelectronics
  • Micro/Nanofluidics
  • Drug delivery
  • Microfabrication
  • Translational Medicine

Oxford Bioelectronics Laboratory

  • Almulla, L., Druet, V., Christopher, P., Shan, W., Alshehri, N., Griggs, S., Wang, Y., Alsufyani, M., Yue, W., McCulloch, I., 2024. N-type Polymeric Mixed Conductors for All-in-One Aqueous Electrolyte Gated Photoelectrochemical Transistors. Mater. Horiz.
  • Druet, V., Ohayon, D., Petoukhoff, C.E., Zhong, Y., Alshehri, N., Koklu, A., Nayak, P.D., Salvigni, L., Almulla, L., Surgailis, J., Griggs, S., McCulloch, I., Laquai, F., Inal, S., 2023. A single n-type semiconducting polymer-based photo-electrochemical transistor. Nat. Commun.
  • Almulla, L., Al-Naib, I., Ateeq, I.S., Althobaiti, M., 2022. Observation and motor imagery balance tasks evaluation: An fNIRS feasibility study. Plos One 17, e0265898.
  • Almulla, L., Al-Naib, I., Althobaiti, M., 2020. Hemodynamic responses during standing and sitting activities: a study toward fNIRS-BCI. Biomed. Phys. Eng. Express 6, 055005.

  • The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Scholarship, Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia (July 2023)
  • Full Funding Research Studentship, Engineering Science Department, University of Oxford (July 2023)
  • Dean’s Travel Award, Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division at KAUST (May 2023)
  • Poster First-Place Award, Semiconductor Forum 2023 at KAUST (May 2023)
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Fellowship Award (March 2021)