Smart Hybrid Materials (SHMs)
Khashab Research Group
Innovatively Functionalized Nanomaterials for Biomedical, Sensing and Composites Applications

People

Mohamed Amen Hammami

PhD Student

Ph.D. Student (5th year, Subgroup I: Industrial materials)

Research Interests

Carbon nanotube composites
Nanomaterials

Selected Publications

  • Alsaiari, S. K.; Hammami, M. A.; Croissant, J. G.; Omar, H. W.; Neelakanda, P.; Yapici, T.; Peinemann, K.-V.; Khashab, N. M. Colloidal Gold Nanoclusters Spiked Silica Fillers in Mixed Matrix Coatings: Simultaneous Detection and Inhibition of Healthcare-Associated Infections. Adv. Healthcare Mater. 2017, 1601135

  • Hammami, M. A.; Croissant, J.; Francis, L.; Alsaiari, S. K.; Anjum, D. H.; Ghaffour, N.; Khashab, N. M. Engineering Hydrophobic Organosilica Doped Nanofibers for Enhanced and Fouling Resistant Membrane Distillation. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b11167
  • Al-Rehili, S.; Fhayli, K.; Hammami, M. A.; Moosa, B.; Patil, S.; Zhang, D.; Alharbi, O.; Hedhili, M. N.; Möhwald, H.; Khashab, N. M. Anisotropic Self-Assembly of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Microtoroids. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b10080

  • Chen, Y.; Tao, J.; Hammami, M. A.; Hoang, P.; Khashab, N. M. Self-Assembly of Single-Crystal Silver Micro-Flakes on Reduced Graphene Oxide and Their Use in Ultrasensitive Sensors. Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 3, 1500658

Education


  • King Abdulla University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, KSA, PhD Degree in Chemical Science, Sep 2013 – present
  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieur Sud Alsace, France, Master degree: Mechanics and Science of Fiber, 2012
  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieur Sud Alsace, France   Diplome d'ingénieur: Textile and Fiber engineer, 2012      
  • Institut Préparatoire aux Etudes d'Ingénieurs de Tunis, Tunisia  Preparing class: Mathematics – Physics, 2009

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Awards

  • Merit scholarship for engineering students in France

KAUST Affiliations

  • Advanced Membrane & Porous Materials (AMPM)
  • Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)