Husam Alshareef PhD

Principal Investigator

Professor, Material Science and Engineering​​​​​​​​

Current

Research Interest

Professor Alshareef's research interests are in developing nanomaterials for energy Storage, electronics, and sensors. Current projects include: mobile ion batteries (Li, Na, Zn, K), electrochemical supercapacitors and microsupercapacitors, wearable electronics and sensors, transparent electronics, and thermoelectric materials

Selected Publications

YZ. Zhang, Y. Wang, Q. Jiang, J.K. El-Demellawi,  H. Kim, and H.N. Alshareef
Printing and Patterned Coating for Device Applications.
Advanced Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201908486

Y. Zhu, JK El-Demellawi, J. Yin, S. Lopatin, Y. Liu, Z. Liu, X. Miao, O.F. Mohammed, H.N. Alshareef
Unprecedented Surface Plasmon Modes in Monoclinic MoO2 Nanostructures
Advanced Materials, DOI.org/10.1002/adma.201908392

X. Xu, C. Zhang, M.K. Hota, Z. Liu, X. Zhang, H.N. Alshareef
Enhanced Quality of Wafer‐Scale MoS2 Films by a Capping Layer Annealing Process
Advanced Functional Materials, DOI.org/10.1002/adfm.201908040

H. Wu, M. Almalki, X. Xu. Y. Lei, F. Ming, A. Mallick, V. Roddatis, S. Lopatin, O. Shekhah, M. Eddaoudi, H. N. Alshareef
MXene Derived Metal–Organic Frameworks
JACS, DOI: abs/10.1021/jacs.9b11446

C. Chua, P. Zhu, Q Jiang, Y. Pan, W. Liang, E. Stavitski, H.N. Alshareef, H. Wang
Continuous production of pure liquid fuel solutions via electrocatalytic CO2 reduction using solid-electrolyte devices.
Nature Energy, DOI: 10.1038/s41560-019-0537-5


Education

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher, Sandia National Laboratory, USA, ​1995-1996​
  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1995
  • M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1992
  • B.S., Ceramics Engineering, Alfred University, Alfred, N.Y., 1990

Professional Profile

  • 2013 – present Professor, Material Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2013 – 2016 Program Chair, Material Science and Engineering Program, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2009 – 2013 Associate Professor, Material Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2007 – 2009 Research Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, USA.
  • 2001 – 2007 Member of Technical Staff, Technical Instruments Inc., Dallas, USA.
  • 1999 – 2001 Sr. Staff Engineer,  Conexant System, Newport Beach, USA.
  • 1996 – 1999 Member of Technical Staff, Micron Technology Inc., Boise, USA.

Awards

  1. Highly Cited Researcher (2019) by Web of Science/Clarivate Analytics
  2. Fellow, American Physical Society (2019)
  3. Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (2018)
  4. Kuwait Prize in Clean and Sustainable Energy Technologies (2018)
  5. KAUST Distinguished Teaching Award (2018)
  6. Elected IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in Nanotechnology (2017)
  7. A.H. Shoman Prize for Excellence in Energy Research (2016)
  8. DOW Sustainability Competition Award (2015) (with my student Dr. Anas Abu-Taha)
  9. Co-Chair of the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting (2014). Meeting held in Boston, USA, with 52 simultaneous symposia and 6500 attendees.
  10. DOW Sustainability Competition Award (2011) (with my student Dr. Wei Chen)
  11. SEMATECH Corporate Excellence Award (2006)
  12. Elected Senior Member of IEEE (2004)
  13. Sandia National Laboratory Post-doctoral Fellowship (1995-1996)
  14. U.S. Department of Education Electronic Materials Fellowship (1991-1994)
  15. North Carolina State University Dean's Fellowship (1990)
  16. BS Degree with High Honors, Magna Cum Laude (1990)
  17. Seth Sprague Physics Award (1988)
  18. UN Outstanding Undergraduate Student Fellowship (Jan. 1986 - Dec. 1989)

Research Interests Keywords

Nanomaterials Energy Storage Electronics Sensors