Razen Al Harbi

PhD Students

Research Interests

  • Large scale data management with emphasis on managing and querying large-scale graphs.

Selected Publications

  • Ali H. Dogru, Larry S. K. Fung, Usuf M, Tareq M. Al-Shaalan, Jorge A. Pita, K. Hemanthkumar, H. J. Su, James C. Tan, H. Hoy, W. T. Dreiman, W. A. Hahn, R. Al-Harbi, A. Al-Youbi, N. M. Al-Zamel, M. Mezghani “A Next-Generation Parallel Reservoir Simulator for Giant Reservoirs” SPE paper 119272, presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium in the Woodlands, Texas, USA, 2-4 Feb. 2009


  • 2010-present: PhD in Computer Science, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, Sponsored by Saudi Aramco, Adviser: Panos Kalnis
  • 2008-2010: M.Eng in Computer Science, College of Engineering, Cornell University, US, Sponsored by Saudi Aramco
  • 2000-2006: B.S in Computer Science, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia.​


  • ACM SIGMOD'11 Programming Contest Finalist: A Durable Main-Memory Index Using Flash
  • ACM SIGMOD'11 NSF Travel Grant