People

Ahmed L. Abdelhady, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Now Post Doctoral Fellow at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

Research Interests

​Metal chalcogenide nanocrystals: synthesis, characterization and solar cell applications. 

Selected Publications


Makhsud I Saidaminov*, Ahmed L Abdelhady*, Banavoth Murali, Erkki Alarousu, Victor M Burlakov, Wei Peng, Ibrahim Dursun, Lingfei Wang, Yao He, Giacomo Maculan, Alain Goriely, Tom Wu, Omar F Mohammed, Osman M Bakr. Nature Communications, 2015 (* authors contributed equally)



  • New Routes to Copper Sulfide Nanostructuers and Thin Films
A.L. Abdelhady, K. Ramasamy, M.A. Malik, P. O'Brien, S.J. Haigh, J. Raftery        
J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 17888-17895

  • iso-Propylthiobiuret-Copper and Indium Complexes as Novel Precursors for Collidal Synthesis of CuInS2 Nanoparticles. 
A.L. Abdelhady, M.A.   Malik, P. O'Brien ​ 
J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 3781-3785

  • Flow Reactor Synthesis of CdSe, CdS, CdSe/CdS and CdSeS Nanoparticles from Single Molecular precursor(s).
A.L. Abdelhady, M. Afzaal, M.A.   Malik, P. O'Brien​​​ 
J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 18768-18775


    Education

    • Ph.D., The University of Manchester, United Kingdom, 2011
    • B.Sc (Hons), Mansoura University, Egypt, 2002​

    Professional Profile

    • 2013–present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Functional nanomaterials lab, Solar & Photovoltaics Engineering Research Center, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
    • 2011-2013: Lecturer, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Mansoura University