- Marine benthic ecology: community structure and function, population dynamics in space and time.
- How natural and human disturbances influence the biodiversity patterns in Red Sea coastal sediments.
- Habitat-species relationships.
- Ecosystem health assessment.
- B.Sc., Biology, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia, 2007-2008
- M.Sc., Environmental Biology , University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, 2011