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Tarek Abdel-Fattah

Department of Molecular Biology and Chemistry


Tarek Abdel-Fattah

Professor
Director of the Applied Research Center; Dr. Lawrence J. Sacks Professorship in Chemistry

Forbes Hall 3016
(757) 594-7606
fattah@cnu.edu
scholar.google.com/citations?user=EZvp82IAAAAJ&hl=en

Education

  • Ph D in Chemistry, Northeastern University
  • MS in Chemistry, Alexandria University (Egypt)
  • BS in Chemistry, Alexandria University (Egypt)

Biography

Dr. Tarek Abdel-Fattah holds a B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry from Alexandria University, Egypt and a Ph.D. degree in Inorganic and Materials Chemistry from Northeastern University, Boston, USA. Currently, Dr. Abdel-Fattah is Lawrence J. Sacks Endowed Professor of Chemistry at Christopher Newport University (CNU) and the CNU Director of the Applied Research Center (ARC) at Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson National Lab) research complex, Newport News, Virginia. Dr. Abdel-Fattah was the President of Sigma Xi Tidewater Chapter of Virginia 2005-2006 and holds the Program Chair position of the chapter since 2006. Also, Dr. Abdel-Fattah was the chair for the American Chemical Society (ACS) for the Hampton Road section 2009-2010 and in the executive committee since 2000. Dr. Abdel-Fattah has published over 100 papers, 9 International and US patents, and over 75 presentations in national and international meetings. Dr. Abdel-Fattah has been awarded First Prize from the Physical Sciences Division of the American Association of Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Abdel-Fattah has been awarded twice the American Association for Educational Engineering (NASA-ASEE) award of the summer faculty fellowship program. Dr. Abdel-Fattah was twice the recipient of the NASA Faculty Fellowship. Dr. Abdel-Fattah was awarded three times NASA Certificate of Recognition in different projects concerning nanotechnology for aerospace applications. Dr. Abdel-Fattah was the first recipient of CNU first Annual Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship, 2012.

  • 2021 Outstanding Mentorship Award, Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). (2021)
  • 2019 Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring, College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences. (2019)
  • First Annual Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship, CNU. (2012)
  • Certificate of Recognition, NASA Langley Research Center. (2011)
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2022). Comparison of Electrochemical Polishing Treatments Between Phosphoric Acid and a Deep Eutectic Solvent for High-Purity Copper. International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials. Volume, 3. Issue, 2. Pages, 238-247.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2022). Organo-Nanocups Assist the Formation of Ultra-Small Palladium Nanoparticle Catalysts for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. Materials. Volume, 15. Issue, 7. Pages, 2692.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2021). Role of PMMA to make MAPbI3 grain boundary heat-resistant. Applied Surface Science. Volume, 558. Pages, 149852.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2021). Synthesis of highly dispersive platinum nanoparticles and their application in a hydrogen generation reaction. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. Volume, 610. Pages, 125734.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2021). Catalytic Activity of Beta-Cyclodextrin-Gold Nanoparticles Network in Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. Catalysts. Volume, 11. Issue, 1. Pages, 118.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2020). Controlled Synthesis of ZnO Nanorods Using Different Seed Layers. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology. Volume, 9. Issue, 12. Pages, 121008.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2020). Comparison of Electropolishing of Aluminum in a Deep Eutectic Medium and Acidic Electrolyte. Molecules. Volume, 25. Issue, 23. Pages, 5712.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2020). Nanocomposite Catalyst Derived from Ultrafine Platinum Nanoparticles and Carbon Nanotubes for Hydrogen Generation. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology. Volume, 9. Issue, 10. Pages, 101008.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2020). Beta-Cyclodextrin Assisted Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticle Network and its Application in a Hydrogen Generation Reaction. Catalysts. Volume, 10. Issue, 9. Pages, 1014.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    Beta-Cyclodextrin Assisted Synthesis of Platinum Nanoparticles and their Application in a Hydrogen Generation Reaction. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2020). Gold Nanoparticles Supported Over Low-Cost Supports for Hydrogen Generation from a Hydrogen Feedstock Material. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology. Volume, 9. Issue, 7. Pages, 071004.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2019). Nanoscale Electropolishing of High-Purity Nickel with an Ionic Liquid. International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials. Volume, 26. Issue, 5. Pages, 649–656.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2019). Effect of hot-casted NiO hole transport layer on the performance of perovskite solar cells. Solar Energy. Volume, 188. Pages, 609-618.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2019). Microwave‐Assisted Modification of Nanoalumina with Vitamin B3 as an Eco‐Friendly Nanosorbent for Trace Metals. Clean – Soil, Air, Water. Volume, 37. Issue, 3. Pages, 12.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2019). Uranyl removal from Aqueous Media by a novel nanocomposite of Liquidambar Styraciflua Fruit biochar-crosslinked-nanosilica. Bioresource Technology. Volume, 278. Pages, 124-129.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2018). Characterization of Perovskite Degradation with the Integration of Different Polymers for Increased Stability. Materials Letters. Volume, 236. Pages, 159-162.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2018). Palladium Nanoparticle Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube Composite as Catalyst for Hydrogen Production by the Hydrolysis of Sodium Borohydride. ACS Applied Energy Materials.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2018). Effect of capping agent on selectivity and sensitivity of CdTe quantum dots optical sensor for detection of mercury ions. Optical Materials. Volume, 79. Pages, 331-335.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2017). Silver Nanoparticle/Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composite as Catalyst for Hydrogen Production. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology. Volume, 6. Issue, 10. Pages, M115-M118.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2017). Quantitative X-ray Fluorescence Absorption and Emission Line Analysis of Nanoscale ALD-Grown Metal Oxide Film Thickness. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Volume, 17 (8). Pages, 5745-5750.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2017). Gold Nanoparticle/Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube Composite as Novel Catalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reactions. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. Volume, 42. Pages, 18985- 18990.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2017). Pretreatment of Gold Nanoparticle Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites for Catalytic Activity toward Hydrogen Generation Reaction. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology. Volume, 6(5). Pages, M69-M71.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2017). Engineered nano-magnetic iron oxide-urea-activated carbon nanolayer sorbent for potential removal of uranium (VI) from aqueous solution. Journal of Nuclear Materials. Volume, 487. Pages, 13-22.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2017). CdTe Quantum Dots Capped with Different Stabilizing Agents for Sensing of Ochratoxin A”. Journal of Luminescence. Volume, 182. Pages, 154–159.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2017). Low Cost Compact Nanosecond Pulsed Plasma System for Environmental and Biomedical Applications. Plasma Chem Plasma Process. Volume, 76. Pages, 37-59.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2016). Solvents effects on the hole transport layer in organic solar cells performance. Solar Energy. Volume, 137. Pages, 337–343.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2016). Grafted cellulose acetate reverse osmosis membrane using 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid for water desalination. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. Volume, 16 (4). Pages, 1046-1056.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2016). Characterization of electrochemically deposited films from aqueous and ionic liquid cobalt precursors toward hydrogen evolution reactions. Applied Surface Science. Volume, 385. Pages, 282–288.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2016). Kinetics, Isotherm, and Thermodynamic Studies of the Adsorption of Reactive Red 195A Dye from Water by Modified Switchgrass Biochar Adsorbent. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. Volume, 137. Pages, 156–167.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2016). Hydrothermal treatment for enhancing oil extraction and hydrochar production from oilseeds. Renewable Energy. Volume, 85. Pages, 844–853.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2015). Reverse osmosis membranes for water desalination based on cellulose acetate extracted from Egyptian rice straw. Desalination and Water Treatment. Volume, 57. Pages, 20738-20748.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2015). Carbon Nanotube Composite Mesh Film with Tunable Optoelectronic Performance. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology. Volume, 4(5). Pages, M1-M5.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2015). Biochar from Woody Biomass for Removing Metal Contaminants and Carbon Sequestration. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. Volume, 22. Pages, 103-109.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2015). Nanoscale Electrochemical Polishing and Preconditioning of Biometallic Nickel-Titanium Alloys. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Volume, 5(2). Pages, 36-44.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2015). Aging process of PEDOT:PSS dispersion and robust recovery of aged PEDOT:PSS as a hole transport layer for organic solar cells Organic Electronics. Organic Electronics. Volume, 25. Pages, 237–244.
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