Engineering, Material Science
Areas of Expertise:
Energy Materials, Solar Fuel & Fuel Cells, Solar Cells, Supercapacitors, Plasmonic Nanomaterials, Thermoelectric Materials, Biomaterials, Biosensors, Optical Sensors, Desalination Materials, Computational Materials Science
Nageh Allam is an Associate Professor of Physics at the American University in Cairo, Egypt:
My research is multidisciplinary in nature as it is at the interface between Nanoscience, Physics and Chemistry. It deals with the development of a set of synthetic and fabrication techniques to obtain well-designed nanostructured materials with composition, size and shape control for use in energy conversion and storage, sensors applications, biomedical applications. I have published more than 100 papers in reputed peer-reviewed international journals and more than 90 conference articles.
Within AGYA, I will contribute in projects related to the fields of energy materials, desalination, and biotechnology; particularly raising awareness on the importance of renewable energy. Through AGYA, as a dynamic group of researchers, I can share my expertise and learn from fellow members.
- Member of the AGYA Working Groups Energy, Water and Environment & Arab and German Education
|2017 -||Graduate Director, Physics Department, American University in Cairo (AUC); Egypt|
|2015 -||Associate Professor, Director of the Energy Materials Laboratory, AUC; Egypt|
|2011 -||Affiliate Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Cambridge (MA), USA|
|2011 - 2015||Assistant Professor, Director of the Energy Materials Laboratory, AUC; Egypt|
|Summer 2013||Visiting Scientist, Applied Physics and Materials Science, California Institute of Technology; Pasadena (CA), USA|
|2010 - 2011||Post-doctoral Researcher, Laser Dynamics Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta (GA); USA|
|2009||PhD in Material Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University (PSU); USA|
|2005 - 2009||Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Solar Nanomaterials, PSU; USA|
|2005||Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute; Düsseldorf, Germany|
|2003||MS in Materials Chemistry, Cairo University; Egypt|
- El-Gendy, D. M., Abdel Ghany, N. A., El-Sherbini, E. E. F. & Allam, N. K. (2017). Adenine-functionalized Spongy Graphene for Green and High-Performance Supercapacitors. Scientific Reports 7, 43104.
- Samir, M., Salama, M. & Allam, N. K. (2016). Sub-100 nm TiO2 Tubular Architectures for Efficient Solar Energy Conversion. Journal of Material Chemistry A 4, 9375-9380.
- Hassanien, A. S., Shedeed, R. & Allam, N. K. (2016). Graphene Quantum Sheets with Multiband Emission: Unravelling the Molecular Origin of Graphene Quantum Dots. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120 (38), 21678–21684.
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