• Primary Program Energy Information Management
  • Research Interests Data Management, Data Science, Data Analysis, Climate Change Mitigation


Alaa Alarfaj is a Data Specialist in the Energy Information Management (EIM) program. She focuses on climate and carbon data and analytics and developing climate and sustainability research applications. Prior to joining KAPSARC, she worked as a data specialist and software development analyst for 10 years at King Abdullah International Medical Research Center. Alaa holds a master’s degree in computer science, and a B.Sc. in Information Technology from King Saud University.

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05 Oct

Energy Open Data Ecosystem, Energy Data…

Collaboration with: International Energy Forum (IEF) As a response to recommendations from the “Energy open data ecosystem, policy scenario models & tools” workshop series organised by KAPSARC since 2018, IEF and KAPSARC have jointly examined KAPSARC data and modeling resources to improve energy balance compilation with Saudi Arabia as a case study. The project successfully […]

14 Sep

Importance of Data and Policy Simulation…

The webinar is co-hosted with the Energy Innovation: Policy and Technology LLC organization. Saudi Arabia has launched the Circular Carbon Economy national program during G20 as a climate change mitigation scheme aimed to reduce, reuse, recycle, and remove the amount of carbon emissions being released into the atmosphere. Monitoring, measuring, and reporting carbon emissions are […]

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