Principal Investigator

Osman Bakr, FRSC, FIMMM

Professor, Material Science and Engineering; head of the Functional Nanomaterials Laboratory; Associate Editor at ACS Materials Letters (American Chemical Society).

Nanomaterials, Microfluidics, Solar Energy, Catalysis, Electromagnetics and optoelectronics

Research Scientist

Hakim Mehenni, PhD

Assistant Professor

Nanomaterials, Sensors, Solar Energy

Jun Pan, PhD

Nanomaterials, Solar Energy, Catalysis, Flow-chemistry, Quantum Dots, Photovoltaics

Jun Yin

Research Scientist

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ahmed L. Abdelhady, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow

Nanocrystals, Solar Energy, Material Chemistry

Raihana Begum

Post Doctoral Fellow

Quantum Dots, Material Chemistry

Megalamane S. Bootharaju

Post Doctoral Fellow

Nanomaterials, Nanoclusters

Riya Bose, PhD

Postdoc with Prof. Abdelsaboor

Nanoclusters, Photovoltaics, Nanocrystals

Michele De Bastiani

Postdoc with Prof. De Wolf

Photovoltaics, Solar Energy

Zhaolai Chen


solar cell applications

Nam Chul Cho

Assistant Professor

Nanomaterials, solar cell applications, Material Chemistry

Chunwei Dong

Postdoctoral Fellow

Atanu Ghosh, Ph. D.


Nanoclusters, Catalysis

Ren-Wu Huang. PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Chakra P. Joshi, PhD

Nanomaterials, Nanoclusters

Alec La Grow, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow

Nanomaterials, Catalysis, Flow-chemistry

Rémi Mahfouz


David Tabot Morou, PhD

Nanomaterials, Nanocrystals

Rounak Naphade, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

solar cell applications

Makhsud I. Saidaminov

Post Doctoral Fellow

Solar Energy, Photovoltaics

Dong Shi, PhD


Photovoltaics, Self-Assembly

Zhennan Wu

Post Doctoral Fellow

Quantum Dots, Self-Assembly, Nanoclusters

Bo Yu, PhD

Associate Professor

Nanomaterials, Microfluidics

Khursand Yorov, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Fellow

Material Science, Inorganic chemistry, Matrial Characterization, Nanoparticle synthesis

Peng Yuan, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Fellow

Metal, Nanoclusters

Wasim Jeelani Mir, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Photophysics, Doping, Thermoelectrics, Transport, phototransport, Quantum Dots

PhD Student

Badriah Alamer

PhD student

Nanoclusters, Nanomaterials

Mohammad Alhilaly

Nanomaterials, Flow-chemistry

Lina Abdul Halim

Post Doctoral Fellow


Noktan Alyami

Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia​​

Nanomaterials, Solar Energy, Catalysis, Nanoclusters, Spectroscopic and Microscopic imaging system, Supramolecular Chemistry, Material Chemistry

Ibrahim Dursun

Nanomaterials, Nanoparticles, Material Chemistry

Ala’a Ossama El-Ballouli

Nanomaterials, Solar Energy, Quantum Dots, Microfluidics

Jiakai Liu

PhD student

Solar Energy, Quantum Dots, Microfluidics

Noor Merdad

PhD Student

Wei Peng

Post Doctoral Fellow

Self-Assembly, Nanomaterials, Ultracentrifugation

Lutfan Sinatra

Product development

Spectroscopic and Microscopic imaging system, Nanoparticles, Nanomaterials, Solar Energy, Nanoclusters, Catalysis, Flow-chemistry

Bekir Türedi

PhD Student

Solar Energy, Nanophotonics, Material Chemistry

Ayan Zhumekenov

PhD Student

Solar Energy, Organic Chemistry Synthesis, Material Chemistry

Azimet Karluk

PhD Student

perovskites, X-Ray detector, scintillator

Mohammed Alotaibi

PhD Student

perovskites, solar cells, Nanomaterials

Samiya Khaliq

PhD Student

perovskites, semiconductor, VOS viewer, Quantum emitters

Master Student

Maha AlRefai AlJuhani

PhD student

Catalysis, Nanomaterials, Solar Energy, Nanoclusters

Jiayi Wang

Master Student



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