Qusai Al Shidi, PhD

about me

qusai.alshidi at gmail dot com


Ph.D. Physics Student in University of Massachusetts-Lowell, May 2019.

Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Toledo, May 2012.


Curriculum Vitae

research experience

Writing Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) simulations of the sun's chromosphere, UMass Lowell Space Science Center, 2016-(Current).

Thin-film growth research with Dr. Jacques Amar in the University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, in summer 2011.

Trained in Nanotechnology research at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, during the summers of 2009 and 2010 with Dr. Salim Al-Harthi.

work experience

Research Assistantship, UMass Lowell, Space Science Lab, 2017-current.

Teaching Assistantship, UMass Lowell, Teaching Physics I Lab, 2016-2017.

Adjunct Faculty, UMass Lowell, Teaching Physics I for Navitas, 2014-2015.

Trainee Geophysicist in Al Ghuwaif Petroleum Geoscience, Oman, summer of 2012

programming languages





Linux shell scripting

computer skills

Numerical simulations.

Web design with HTML5, CSS and GIMP.

Linux CLI user.


C++ Certification from Qurum Training Institute.

Web Application Development Certification from Qurum Training Institute.


I have a keen interest in Physics and Math, I advocate science and open-source software, and I appreciate film.

github twitter last.fm

Project Euler