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

News

11/13/2017
​Professor Katharina Fromm visited our group.​​​
10/3/2017
Congrtas Prof. Niveen Khashab. She received the interview from Nature News. ​
5/9/2017
​He won third place on STEAM (Science, Engineering, Arts  & Mathematics) Innovation Challenge
5/7/2017
​Professor Jonathan Sessler visited our group.​
5/1/2017
​Professor Emilie Ringe visited our group.
3/1/2017
​Thank you, Dr. Khashab, for being nominated and the Council for being selected for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2017 #LiNo17.
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2/23/2017
​Congrats Phuong! Her article has been published online in the Chemistry of Materials journal.
1/26/2017
​Congrats Shahad and Amen! Their article has been published online in the Advanced Healthcare Materials journal.
1/10/2017
​​Congrats Patricia! Her article has been published online in the Chemical Communications.
12/19/2016
​Congrats Amen! His article has been published online in the ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.
12/5/2016
​​Professor Catherine J. Murphy visited our group.
9/26/2016
​Congrats Prof. Khashab with recognition of her work at SIPCD 2016!
6/26/2016
​Prof. Khashab attends GRC on Nobel Metal Nanoparticles as a discussion leader.
5/27/2016
​The achievements of our members were twice highlighted on the scientific portal Nature Middle East. Read more about "Nano anticancer drug delivery" and "Light-triggered drug release and delivery".
4/21/2016
Congrats to our internship student Rahaf AlBathi! Her poster won the third place award in the 7th Annual Scientific & Research Poster Competition at AlFaisal University.
3/22/2016
Congratulations to Dr. Fhayli who recently defended his PhD theses and got degree. We wish him luck and commitment in finding job!
2/28/2016
​Professor Christine Payne visited our group.
2/16/2016
Professor Mostafa A. El-Sayed visited our group.
10/27/2015
She receieved third prize for the best poster presentation award in International Symposium: "Advances in nanoparticulate carriers - Applications in diseases and infections", Pasteur Institute in Paris, France.
10/21/2015
He received the French Society of Chemistry as well as the Balard Chemistry Foundation Thesis Awards for this his doctoral thesis entitled “Two-photon-actuated theranostic nanomedicine for cancer treatment”. Thanks to his Ph.D. work from 2011 to 2014, he so far published 13 peer-reviewed articles in high impact factor journals, with 10 as first author. These prizes were awarded for the best thesis in all areas of Chemistry for southern regional universities and institutes.
He was recently an invited speaker in the “3rd Mediterranean Young Researchers Days” conference (10/12/2015-10/14/2015), in which the 2014 Chemistry Nobel Laureate William Moerner was the honored guest. He presented his doctoral research in the event and received the Balard-Total prize.
10/18/2015
Congratulations to Dr. Ezzedine and Dr. Julfakyan who recently defended their PhD theses and got degree. We wish them luck and commitment in finding job.
9/13/2015
​Professor Karsten Haupt visited our group.
7/2/2015

Congrats Khach! He won 2nd place for the Best Poster Award in Advances in Functional Materials - 2015 Conference in New York, USA, 2 Jul, 2015

4/15/2015
The SHMs team would like to congratulate Song Li (PhD) and Afnan Mashat (PhD) for their graduation 
2/16/2015
Prof. Niveen M. Khashab gave a talk in Stanford university (chemistry seminar)​​
2/9/2015
Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as chair and gave a speech entitled "Magnetic microcapsule as a MRI-visible multifunctional theranostic platform for remote cancer therapy with synergistic antitumor effect" during SPIE conference in San Francisco, California, United States​.
1/27/2015
Congratulation to Saleh Al-Hamad, He was qualified to the National Olympiad for Scientific Creativity (Ibdaa) for his project: Self-Assembly of Phospholipid/ Polymer on Carbon Nanotubes for a Stimuli Responsive Drug Release.

12/17/2014
Prof. Niveen M. Khashab gave a talk in SICC-8 on December 17th 2014, Singapore
12/12/2014
Congrats Dr. Li! After five years of endevour and self-development you have great honour to become first student who defensed Doctor degree in Prof. Khashab group. With this Commencement 2014 we wish you to find your place in the world of science and technology.
Best wishes, SHMs group
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12/2/2014
Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as co-chair in MRS fall meeting on December 2nd 2014 (Boston, USA) and gave the speech about application of gold nanoparticles in biomedicine.
11/24/2014
Alaa won the second place at the KAUST Research Conference: APPLIED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS CHEMISTRY poster competition​​​​
11/20/2014
​Professor Lusia De Cola visited our group.
11/20/2014
​Professor Thomas Bein visited our group.
10/26/2014
Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as chair and organizer of ACS on campus event on 26-30 October 2014.
9/17/2014
"Electrostatic Self Assembly of Smart Nano carriers" was the title of Prof. Niveen Khashab's speech in Tsinghua University in China last Monday September 15th 2014. 
9/16/2014
Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as chair in "Third Symposium on Innovative Polymers for Controlled Delivery" on 16th September 2014, Suzhou, China.
2/16/2014
Prof. Richard Zare has visited SHMs Lab. and met the group members!​
12/15/2012
Kholod and Wanyu graduated with a Master's Degree. Kholod will rejoin SHMs lab. next semester as a PhD student.
11/20/2012

SHMs members had attended the second Saudi international Nanotechnology 2012 at Riyadh​

9/19/2012
Lin, Afnan and Wengang are back to KAUST after attending the second sypmposium on innovative polymers for controlled delivery, Garden Hotel, Suzuhou, China.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
2/5/2012
SEMINAR - Assistant Professor Ognjen S. Miljanic: Benzazoles as Broad-Spectrum Fluorescent Sensors and Components of Self-Organizing Systems
12/17/2011

Congratulations! Lifeng has got his master degree in Chemical Science.

10/13/2011
David's paper titled pH-triggered micellar membrane for controlled release microchips has been published on Polymer Chemistry