Ahmed L. Abdelhady, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Post Doctoral Fellow



Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

Selected Publications

  • High-quality bulk hybrid perovskite single crystals within minutes by inverse temperature crystallization. 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)

  • Maculan G.; Sheikh A.D.; Abdelhady A.L.; Saidaminov M.I.; Mohammed A.; Murali B.; Wu T.; Mohammed O.F. & Bakr O.M: CH3NH3PbCl3 Single Crystals: Inverse Temperature Crystallization and Visible-Blind UV-Photodetector. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2015, 6, pp 3781–3786. (ACS Editors' Choice)
  • Graham H Carey, Ahmed L Abdelhady, Zhijun Ning, Susanna M Thon, Osman M Bakr, Edward H Sargent. Colloidal Quantum Dot Solar Cells Chemical reviews, 2015
  • 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​


  • ​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

Research Interests Keywords

Nanocrystals Solar Energy Material Chemistry

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