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Prof. Abdel-Nasser Metwally Aly Kawde Academic RankProfessor

Specialization:

  • Analytical Chemistry

Research Interests:

  • Interdisciplinary fundamental and applied research focused on the interface of electrochemistry, materials, analytical, organic, physical and biological chemistry, and nanotechnology to develop sensors and biosensors utilizing macro-, micro- and nanomaterials for health, environmental monitoring and improved industrial process control.

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Ph.D. New Mexico State University, USA, 2003. M.Sc. Assiut University, Egypt, 1996. B.Sc. Assiut University, Egypt, 1991.
University of Sharjah, UAE, 2021 - now King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, KSA, 2007 - 2020 Arkal Medical, Inc., Silicon Valley, CA, USA, 2006 - 2007 Arizona State University, Tempe, USA, 2004 - 2006 Assiut University, Egypt, 2003 - 2004
• Chair of the Graduate Studies Committee, College of Sciences, UoS (Academic Year, 2022- 2023) • Chair of the Career and Graduate Students Advising Committee, Department of Chemistry, UoS (Academic Year, 2022-2023) • Chair of the Distance Learning and Assessment Methods Committee, College of Sciences, UoS (Academic Year, 2021- 2022) • Member of the Quality Assurance, Curriculum & Accreditation Committee, Department of Chemistry, UoS (Academic Years, 2021-2022 & 2022-2023) • Member of the Postgraduates Study Committee, Department of Chemistry, UoS (Academic Years, 2021-2022 & 2022-2023) • Member of the Program Effectiveness and Accreditation Committee, College of Sciences, UoS (Academic Year, 2021- 2022) • Member of the Skills and Competencies Committee, College of Sciences, UoS (Academic Year, 2021- 2022) • Editorial Board Member, “Biosensors and Bioelectronics: X “, ISSN: 2590-1370, Elsevier. https://www.journals.elsevier.com/biosensors-and-bioelectronics-x/editorial-board • Review Editor, Biosensors, https://loop.frontiersin.org/people/1011676/overviewReview Editor, Frontiers in Sensors, https://www.frontiersin.org/journals/sensors#about • Head of the Analytical Chemistry Division, Chemistry Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, KSA (2015-2020).An external international examiner for Ph.D. dissertations. • A Promotion Referee for many Universities. • Chair of the University Health Subcommittee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2008-2009). • Member of the University Health, Safety and Security Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2008-2009). • Chair of the Chemistry Department Information & Publicity Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2009-2015). • Chair of the Chemistry Department Information & Documentation Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2014-2015). • Chair of the College of Sciences Accreditation Quality Assertion and Evidence Collecting Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2018-2020). • Member of the University Major Equipment Receiving Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2013-2020). • Member of the University NSTIP Scientific Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2015-2020). • Member of the University Health, Safety and Security Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2008-2009). • Member of the University NSTIP Quotation Analysis Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2011-2016). • Member of the University Sponsored Research Programs Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2018-2020). • Member of the University Convocation, Honor’s and Public Events Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2015-2016). • Member of the University Bids & Tenders Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2016-2017). • Member of the Chemistry Department Graduate Studies Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2010-2014). • Member of the Chemistry Department Curriculum Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2014-2020). • Member of the Chemistry Department Computer Utilization Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2013-2014). • Member of the Chemistry Department Industrial Advisory Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2009-2010). • Member of the Chemistry Department Research Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2009-2010). • Member of the Chemistry Department Freshmen Teaching Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2007-2008 & 2019-2020). • Chair of many University Faculty Promotion Committees, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2015-2020). • Member of many University Faculty Promotion Committees, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2015-2020). • Member of the Chemistry Department Lab Development and Space Utilization, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2018-2020).
- American Chemical Society (ACS member since 1998). - Society of ElectroAnalytical chemistry (SEAC member since 1999). - The Electrochemical Society (ECS member since 2013). - Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC member since 2013).
• Kawde, A. (PI), Elgamous, A. (CO-I), Othman, R. (Co-I), and Daik, R. (Co-I) "Mechanism of Ciprofloxacin Photo-Electro-degradation through Synergistic Interaction between Ag@TiO2 and Polyacrylonitrile Membranes under Visible Light", Collaborative Research Grant V.C.R.G. / R. 447/2022, 36 months from 31st Aug. 2022. • Kawde, A. (PI), and Elgamous, A. (CO-I) "Development of Novel Electrochemical Sensors using Local Clay-based Materials for Sensing Valrubicin Bladder Anticancer Drug", Seed Research Grant V.C.R.G. / R. 447/2022, 12 months from 31st Aug. 2022. • Kawde, A. (PI), "Copper-mediated Signal Amplification for the Electrochemical Detection of Nucleic Acids at Novel Clay-based Sensors", The University of Sharjah Students Research Grant, Project Grant Student: Ayat Al Nemer, Form ID (123), 1 year from 24th Feb. 2022. • Kawde, A. (PI), "The Development of Sensitive Electrochemical Sensors using Local Clay Materials for Hemoglobin Detection", The University of Sharjah Students Research Grant, Project Grant Students: Sara A. Abdullah and Sarah A. Sayari, Project Grant V.C.R.G. / R. 1656/2021, 1 year from 17th Oct. 2021. • Kawde, A. (PI), "Electrochemical Detection of Dopamine using Novel Clay-based Carbon Paste Electrodes", The University of Sharjah Students Research Grant, Project Grant Students: Amna Saif Essa Alshamsi, Project Grant V.C.R.G. / R. 1656/2022, 1 year from 12th May. 2022. • Kawde, A. (PI), "A Simple and Novel Method for Detecting L-Tyrosine using Clay-based Graphite Carbon Paste Electrodes", The University of Sharjah Students Research Grant, Project Grant Students: Mahra Saif Abdulla Alshamsi, Project Grant V.C.R.G. / R. 1656/2022, 1 year from 12th May. 2022. • Kawde, A. (PI), "The Development of Sensitive Electrochemical Sensors Using Local Clay Materials for Tryptophan Amino Acid Detection", The University of Sharjah Students Research Grant, Project Grant Students: Mahra Fadel Abdo, Project Grant V.C.R.G. / R.1656/2022, 1 year from 12th May. 2022. • Kawde, A. (PI), "Electrochemical Sensors for On-Site Monitoring of Heavy Metals in Drinking and Ground Waters in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia", SABIC Project SB080017, Sept. 2008 - Aug. 2010, Completed. • Kawde, A. (PI) and Alhooshani, K. (Co-I), "Field-Deployable Electrochemical Sensors for Heavy Metals Detection", KACST Project AT-28-27, Jan. 2009 – June 2011, Completed. • Kawde, A. (PI) and Alhooshani, K. (Co-I), "Online Course Grant, Chem 323: Instrumental Chemical Analysis", DAD Project – Chem 323, July 2009 – Dec. 2010, Completed. • Kawde, A. (PI) and Hassan, N. (Co-I), "Development of Electrochemical Sensors for the Investigation and Analytical Determination of Ciprofloxacin in Pure and Drug Formulation Forms and its Interaction with Nucleic Acids and Metals", SABIC Project SB100001, March 2010-Aug. 2011, Completed. • Kawde, A. (PI); Diab, A. (Co-I) and Alhooshani, K. (Co-I), "Development of Point-of-Care Biosensors for Breast Cancer Diagnosis", NSTIP Project 09-BIO780-04, Sept. 2010 – Aug. 2012, Completed. • Kawde, A. (PI) and Morsy, M. (Co-I), "Development of Carbon Nanotube-Based Electrochemical Sensors for Monitoring of Toxic Phenolic Contaminants in Industrial Wastewater" CoRE-NT-07 Project NT-07-2011, Mar. 2011 – Mar. 2013, Completed. • Kawde, A. (PI) and Hassan, N. (Co-I), "Hg and other Trace Metals in Saliva: Electro-analytical Detection in Dental Amalgam", KFUPM Project IN101033, July 2011 – July 2014, Completed. • Morsy, M. (PI) and Kawde A. (Co-I), "Mapping of Saudi Arabian Crude Oil’s Heavy Elements by Advanced Spectro-Chemical Methods", KFUPM Project IN161046, April 2017– April 2020, Completed. • Abd El Fattah, A. (Co-I); Aldulaijan, S. (Co-I) and Kawde, A. (Co-I), "Sulfate Attack Impact on Concrete Structures", KFUPM Project IN161050, April 2017 – April 2020, Completed.
• Baig, N.; Kawde, A.; Elgamouz, A.; Morsy, A. Abdelfattah, A. and Othaman, R. "Graphene Nanosheet-Sandwiched Platinum Nanoparticles Deposited on a Graphite Pencil Electrode as an Ultrasensitive Sensor for Dopamine", RSC Advances. Vol. (2022), pp. 2057-2067. • Gulzar, S.; Ammara, U.; Abid, Z.; Shahid, S.; Ashraf, R.; Baig, N.; Kawde, A.; Bhatia, G.; Isab, A., and Altaf, M. "Synthesis, In Vitro Anticancer Activity and Reactions with Biomolecule of Gold(I)-NHC Carbene Complexes", Journal of Molecular Structure. Vol. 1255 (2022), pp. 132482. • Lahnafi, A.; Elgamouz, A.; Tijani, N.; Jaber, L., and Kawde, A. "Hydrothermal Synthesis and Electrochemical Characterization of Novel Zeolite Membranes Supported on Flat Porous Clay-based Microfiltration System and its Application of Heavy Metals Removal of Synthetic Wastewaters", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. Vol. 334, (2022) pp. 111778- 111789. • Elgamouz, A.; Kawde, A.; Alharthi, S.; Laghoub, M.; Miqlid, D.; Nassab, C.; Bajou, K., and Patole, S., "Cinnamon Extract’s Phytochemicals Stabilized Ag Nanoclusters as Nanozymes “Peroxidase and Xanthine Oxidase Mimetic” for Simultaneous Colorimetric Sensing of H2O2 and Xanthine", Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. Vol 647 (2022), pp. 129035-129044. • Baig, N.; Kawde, A., and Elgamouz, A. "A Cost-effective Disposable Graphene-based Sensor for Sensitive and Selective Detection of Uric Acid in Human Urine", Biosensors and Bioelectronics: X. Vol 11 (2022), pp. 100205. • Jaber, L.; Elgamouz, A., and Kawde, A. "An Insight to the Filtration Mechanism of Pb(II) at the Surface of a Clay Ceramic Membrane Through its Preconcentration at the Surface of a Graphite/clay Composite Working Electrode", Arabian Journal of Chemistry. Vol 15 (2022), pp. 104303. • Elgamouz, A.; Shehadi, I.; Assal, A.; Bihi, A., and Kawde, A., "Effect of AgNPs Internal Solution on the Sensing of Mercury (II) by an Ion-Selective Electrode Based on a Thiol Coordination from Cysteine as Ionophore", Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. Vol. 895 (2021), 115443. • Baig, N.; Waheed, A.; Sajid, M.; Khan, I.; Kawde, A., and Sohail, M., " Porous graphene-based electrodes: Advances in electrochemical sensing of environmental contaminants", Trends in Environmental Analytical Chemistry. Vol. 30 (2021) e00120 (doi.org/10.1016/j.teac.2021.e00120) • Baig, N.; Kawde, A. and Ibrahim, M., "Efficient Ionic Medium Supported Reduced Graphene Oxide-based Sensor for Selective Sensing of Dopamine", Materials Advances. Vol. 1 (2020), 783. • Ibrahim, M.; Taha , M.; Almandil , N.; Kawde, A. and Nawaz, M., "Synthesis, Characterization and Electrochemical Properties of Some Biologically Important Indole-Based-Sulfonamide Derivatives", BMC chemistry. Vol. 14 (2020) 1. • Kawde, A.; Taha, M. et al., "Exploring Efficacy of Indole-Based Dual Inhibitors for α-Glucosidase and α-Amylase Enzymes: In silico, Biochemical and Kinetic Studies", International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. Vol. 154 (2020) 217. • Baig, N.; Kawde, A., and Ibrahim, M., "Efficient Ionic Medium Supported Reduced Graphene Oxide-Based Sensor for Selective Sensing of Dopamine", Analytical Methods. Vol. 1 (2020) 783. • Ibrahim, M.; Ibrahim, H.; Almandil, N.; Sayed, M., and Kawde, A., " A New Hybrid Nanocomposite Electrode Based on Au/CeO2-Decorated Functionalized Glassy Carbon Microspheres for the Voltammetric Sensing of Quercetin and its Interaction with DNA", Analytical Methods. Vol. 12 (2020) 2846. • Odewunmi, N.; Kawde, A.; Ibrahim, M., "In-situ Single-step Electrochemical AgO Modified Graphite Pencil Electrode for Trace Determination of DL-Methionine in Human Serum Sample", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. Vol 281, (2019) 756. • Baig, N.; Rana, A.; Kawde, A. "Modified Electrodes for Selective Voltammetric Detection of Biomolecules" Electroanalysis. Vol 30 (2018) 2551. • Kawde, A.; Ismail, A.; Muraza, O. and Al-Betar, A. "Novel Ce-incorporated Zeolite Modified-Carbon Paste Electrode for Simultaneous Trace Electroanalysis of Lead and Cadmium", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. Vol 243 (2017) 1. • Kawde, A.; Baig N. and Sajid, M., "Graphite Pencil Electrodes as Electrochemical Sensors for Environmental Analysis: A Review of Features, Developments, and Applications", RSC Advances. Vol. 7 (2016) 9535. • Aziz, M. and Kawde, A., "Gold Nanoparticle-Modified Graphite Pencil Electrode for the High- Sensitivity Detection of Hydrazine", Talanta. Vol. 115 (2013) 214. • Xu, H.; Mao, X.; Zeng, Q.; Wang, S.; Kawde, A. and Liu, G., "Aptamer-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles as Probes in a Dry-Reagent Strip Biosensor for Protein Analysis", Analytical Chemistry. Vol. 81 (2009) 669. • Dai, Z.; Kawde, A.; Xiang, Y.; La Belle, J.; Gerlach, J.; Bhavanandan, V.; Joshi L. and Wang J., "Nanoparticle-based Sensing of Glycan-Lectin Interactions", Journal of the American Chemical Society. Vol. 128 (2006) 10018. • Kawde, A.; Rodriguez, M.; Lee, T. and Wang, J., "Label-Free Bioelectronic Detection of Aptamer-Protein Interactions", Electrochemistry Communications. Vol. 7 (2005) 537. • Wang, J. and Kawde, A. "Magnetic-Field Stimulated DNA Oxidation", Electrochemistry Communications. Vol. 4 (2002) 349. • Wang, J.; Xu, D.; Kawde, A. and Polsky, R., "Metal Nanoparticle-Based Electrochemical Stripping Potentiometric Detection of DNA Hybridization", Analytical Chemistry. Vol. 73 (2001) 5576. • Wang, J.; Kawde, A. and Sahlin, E., "Renewable Pencil Electrodes for Highly Sensitive Stripping Potentiometric Measurements of DNA and RNA", Analyst. Vol.125 (2000) 5. • Ibrahim, M.; Ahmed, M.; Temerk, Y. and Kawde, A., "Adsorptive Stripping Voltammetric Behavior of Hypoxanthine", Analytica Chimica Acta. Vol. 328 (1996) 47.
• Kawde, A. (Advisor), "Copper-mediated Signal Amplification for the Electrochemical Detection of Nucleic Acids at Novel Clay-based Sensors", Ayat Al Nimer, Dec. 2021- Present. • Kawde, A. (Co-Advisor), "Electrochemical Techniques as Powerful Tools to Predict the Selectivity of Clay Ceramic Membranes Towards the Filtration of Toxic Heavy Metal Ions", Lubna Jamal, Dec. 2021 – Present. • Kawde, A. (Co-Advisor), "Efficient Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Sensing of Bovine Serum Albumin using Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles", Rania Ziad, Feb. 2022 - PresentDevelopment and Characterization of Non-enzymatic Carbon-based Electroanalytical Methods for Mitigating Diabetes Mellitus, (Nurudeen A. Odewunmi, Ph.D. Student, graduated 2018). • Novel Graphene-modified Carbon Electrodes for Trace Electroanalytical Determination of L-Tyrosine, Dopamine and Uric Acid, (Nadeem Baig Ph.D. Student, graduated 2017). • Development, Characterization and Electrochemical Behavior of Lanthanum and Cerium Incorporated Zeolite-Modified Electrodes, (Ismail Abdulazeez, MSc., graduated 2015). • Design and Fabrication of Immunochromatographic Strip Biosensor for Breast Cancer Protein Biomarkers Analysis, (Wael Mahfouz, MSc. Student, graduated 2013). • Electrochemical Investigation of Phenol and Chlorophenol Derivatives, (Nurudeen Odween, MSc. Student, graduated 2012). • Field Deployable Electrochemical Sensors for Simultaneous Determination of Cd, Pb and Zn Heavy Metals in Drinking Water, (Abdullah A. Alaliwi, MSc. Student, graduated 2012). • Electrochemical Investigation and Analytical Determination of Nucleic Acid Constituents at Different Carbon Composite Electrode Surfaces, (Abdulnaser K. Alsharaa, MSc. Student, graduated 2010). Thesis/Dissertation committee member of: • Development of smart probes for the detection of micro-RNA biomarkers, (Abdulmalik Aminu, MSc. Student, graduated 2020) • Fenton-Based Electrochemical Removal of Ammonia from Highly Saline water (Mohammad Ghazwani, MSc. Earth Sciences Student, graduated 2020) • Electrochemical Advanced Oxidation of Selected Pharmaceuticals and Disinfection by-products in Water Samples, (Hakimu Nsubuga, Ph.D. Student, graduated 2018). • Synthesis and Characterization of Functionalized Super-paramagnetic Nanomaterials as Imaging Agents for Crude Oil-bearing Formation, (Shahid Ali, Ph.D. Student, graduated 2017). • Developing Analytical Methods for Trace Level Quantification of Disinfection Byproducts in Desalinated Water and Biological Sample, (Abdulnaser K. Alsharaa, Ph.D. Student, graduated 2016). • Synthesis and Characterization of New Series of Modified QD's, (Mohammed H. Al-Jabari, Ph.D. Student, graduated 2016). • Surface Modifications of Zinc Oxide-Based Thin Film, (Qasem Drmosh, Ph.D. Student, graduated 2016). • Electrochemical Behavior and Application of Phosphorous Modified Zeolite Carbon Paste Electrode, (Adamu A. Idris, MSc. Student, graduated 2015) • Synthesis and Characterization of Nitrogen Doped Carbon Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cells and Air Batteries Energy Conversion Systems, (Bukola Saheed Abidemi, MSc. Student, graduated 2013) • Development of Visible Light Active Catalyst for MTBE Removal from Ground Water, (Saleh H. Al-Sharidi, MSc. Student, graduated 2013) • Development of Sorbent Materials to Remove Mercury from liquid Hydrocarbons, (Abdullah R. Al-Malki, Ph.D. Student, graduated 2012). • Microtitrimetry by Differential Electrolytic Potentiometry using Metallic Electrodes and Nanomaterials Modified Metallic Electrodes, (Abdul Aziz A. Amro Ph.D. Student, graduated 2012). • A Study of Amidoamines as Inhibitors of Mild Steel Corrosion in Saline Media Saturated with Carbon Dioxide, (Wadah S. Jawich, MSc. Student, graduated 2011) • Developing Analytical Methods for Some Additives and Studying their Behavior in Mineral Insulating Oils, (Nemr Mehanna Ph.D. Student, graduated 2011). • Voltammetric Studies on Some Rifamycin Compounds at Charged Interfaces, (Naser Haussien, MSc. Student, graduated 2006). • Voltammetric Studies on Flavin Mono and Di-Nucleotides, (Kamal S. Taki, MSc. Student, graduated 2004).
1. Kawde, A. and Baig, N., "Method for Detecting Uric Acid" US Patent, US 10495597 B2, Dec. 3, 2019. 2. Kawde, A. and Baig, N., "Reduced Ggraphene Oxide-Based Graphite Electrode" US Patent, US 10495596 B2, Dec. 3, 2019. 3. Abdulazeez I., Kawde A., Muraza O., Al-betar A., "Rare Earth Metal Incorporated Zeolite Modified Electrodes for Detection and Quantification of Heavy Metal Ions in Aqueous Solution" US Patent, US 10495601 B2, Dec. 3, 2019. 4. Kawde, A. and Rana, A., "Electrochemical Cell Method for Determining Phenol" US Patent, US 10324061 B2, June 18, 2019. 5. Kawde A. and Rana, A., "Method for Determining Phenolics Concentration" US Patent, US 10161902 B2, Dec. 25, 2018. 6. Kawde A. and Baig, N., "Graphite Electrode Comprising Electrochemically Reduced Graphene Oxide and Methods Thereof" US Patent, US 10156539 B2, Dec. 18, 2018. 7. Morsy, M. and Kawde A., "Flow Cell for Batch and Continuous Simultaneous Electrochemical and EPR Measurements and Method Thereof" US Patent, US 10114101 B2, Oct. 30, 2018. 8. Kawde A. and Rana, A., "Method for Determining Phenol Concentration by Using Graphite Pencil Electrode System" US Patent, US 10031103 B2, Jul. 24, 2018. 9. Kawde A. and Aziz M., "Cathodized Gold Nanoparticle Graphite Pencil Electrode and Method for Glucose Detection" US Patent, US 9851325 B2, Dec. 27, 2017. 10. Kawde A. and Morsy, M., "Cell with Reusable and Disposable Assemblies for Simultaneous Electrochemical and EPR Measurements", US Patent, US 9362600 B2, June 7, 2016. 11. Kawde A. and Aziz, M., "Disposable Palladium Nanoparticle-Modified Graphite Pencil Electrode", US Patent, US 8968825 B1, Mar. 3, 2015. 12. Kawde, A.; Morsy M. and Odewunmi, N., "Electroanalytical Method for Determination of Phenols" US Patent, US 9182367 B2, Nov. 10, 2015. 13. Kawde A. and Aziz, M., "Amperometric Nitrate Sensor", Saudi Patent, SA 1153 60 408, Dec. 12, 2015.
• Honored by his highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, in a Special Award Ceremony for the University of Sharjah Scientists for being Ranked Among the Best Scientists at the National & International Level, May 30th, 2022. • Recognition for Four Issued US Scientific Patents, KFUPM 50th Graduation Ceremony, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2020. • Recognition for Five Issued US Scientific Patents, KFUPM 49th Graduation Ceremony, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2019. • Recognition for Three Issued US Scientific Patents, KFUPM 48th Graduation Ceremony, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2018. • Outstanding Student’s Advising during KFUPM 8th Student Forum, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2017. • The Best NSTIP Project Accomplishment Award accompanying the exhibition of the 5th Meeting of the Directors of the Science & Technology Units in Saudi Universities and Ministries, 2015.
• Head of the Analytical Chemistry Division, Chemistry Department, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2015-2020). • An external international examiner for Ph.D. dissertations. • A Promotion Referee for many Universities. • Chair of the University Health Subcommittee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2008-2009). • Member of the University Health, Safety and Security Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2008-2009). • Chair of the Chemistry Department Information & Publicity Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2009-2015). • Chair of the Chemistry Department Information & Documentation Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2014-2015). • Chair of the College of Sciences Accreditation Quality Assertion and Evidence Collecting Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2018-2020). • Member of the University Major Equipment Receiving Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2013-2020). • Member of the University NSTIP Scientific Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2015-2020). • Member of the University Health, Safety and Security Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2008-2009). • Member of the University NSTIP Quotation Analysis Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2011-2016). • Member of the University Sponsored Research Programs Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2018-2020). • Member of the University Convocation, Honor’s and Public Events Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2015-2016). • Member of the University Bids & Tenders Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2016-2017). • Member of the Chemistry Department Graduate Studies Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2010-2014). • Member of the Chemistry Department Curriculum Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2014-2020). • Member of the Chemistry Department Computer Utilization Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2013-2014). • Member of the Chemistry Department Industrial Advisory Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2009-2010). • Member of the Chemistry Department Research Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2009-2010). • Member of the Chemistry Department Freshmen Teaching Committee, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2007-2008 & 2019-2020). • Chair of many University Faculty Promotion Committees, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2015-2020). • Member of many University Faculty Promotion Committees, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2015-2020). • Member of the Chemistry Department Lab Development and Space Utilization, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA (2018-2020).
• I firmly believe that the best way to learn is to teach and one continues to learn all through his life. • Students’ responses are the best source for improving teaching techniques which are evolving on a continuous basis. • I believe that technology is beneficial and should be utilized in teaching effectively. • The enthusiasm of a motivated professor rubs off on his students, who derive the inspiration and encouragement which actuate their desire to learn. • The students need mentoring not only in the technical aspects of the project but also in group interaction and effective teamwork. • A professor should be wholly involved with the class, dedicated to his students and be prepared to devote time and energy for them. • In favor of interactive class learning, active learning through technology, problem-solving, projects. • Effective Use of Instructional Technology to Enhance Learning. • Enhancing Student Engagement with Online Learning Opportunities • Instructor-Led Flipped Classroom and Inquiry-based Learning • Team-based learning • Inductive Teaching and Learning Methods
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