Dr. Wei Xu is a research science consultant of Saudi Aramco. Wei works in “Chemicals R&D Division” of Saudi Aramco R&D center. Wei is currently leading Chemicals R&D Laboratory of Saudi Aramco R&D Satellite center at KAUST and his main research areas are in catalyst, olefins, polymers and process developments for petrochemical industry.
Wei holds a Ph.D. in Organometallic Chemistry from University of Western Ontario, Canada. Wei has also received a M. Sc. in Organic Synthesis in China in 1988 and another M. Sc. in Inorganic Chemistry from Lakehead University, Canada in 1991. Wei had worked as research scientist for Nova Chemicals in Canada and SABIC R&D center at Riyadh prior joint Saudi Aramco.