Wajdi is pursuing his PhD at the Higgins lab at McMaster University. He received his BSc. and MSc. in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) in 2016 and 2018, respectively. He works within the in-situ/operando thrust within A3MD. The thrust aims to incorporate X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS) and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) for the acceleration of material discovery and high-throughput goals both experimentally and through ML/AI.