Haneen Omar

PhD Students

Ph.D. Student (3rd year, Subgroup Blue-B)​​​


Selected Publications

  • Omar, H.; Croissant, J. G.; Alamoudi, K.; Alsaiari, S.; Alradwan, I.; Majrashi, M. A.; Anjum, D. H.; Martins, P.; Moosa, B.; Almalik, A.; Khashab, N. M. Biodegradable Magnetic Silica@Iron Oxide Nanovectors with Ultra-Large Mesopores for High Protein Loading, Magnetothermal Release, and Delivery. Journal of Controlled Release 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2016.11.032
  • Croissant, J. G.; Fatieiev, Y.; Omar, H.; Anjum, D. H.; Gurinov, A.; Lu, J.; Tamanoi, F.; Zink, J. I.; Khashab, N. M. Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica Nanoparticles with Controlled Morphologies and High Drug/Dye Loadings for Multicargo Delivery in Cancer Cells. Chem. - Eur. J. 2016, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201600587
  • Deng, L.; Li, Q.; Al-Rehili, S. a.; Omar, H.; Almalik, A.; Alshamsan, A.; Zhang, J.; Khashab, N. M. Hybrid Iron Oxide-Graphene Oxide-Polysaccharides Microcapsule: A Micro-Matryoshka for On-demand Drug Release and Antitumor Therapy In Vivo. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 6859-6868
  • Deng, L.; Li, Q.; Yang, Y.; Omar, H.; Tang, N.; Zhang, J.; Nie, Z.; Khashab, N. M., “Two-Step” Raman Imaging Technique To Guide Chemo-Photothermal Cancer Therapy. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 17274-17281
  • Zhang, D.; Chen, Z.; Omar, H.; Deng, L.; Khashab, N. M. Colorimetric Peroxidase Mimetic Assay for Uranyl Detection in Sea Water. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 4589–4594


  • 2013 - Present M.S./PhD, Department of Chemical Sciences, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.  
  • 2008 - 2013  B.S. in Chemistry, University of Jordan, Jordan.

KAUST Affiliations

  • Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Center(AMPMC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)