Prof. Husam Alshareef

Will deliver a plenary lecture on: «MXenes for Wafer Scale Electronic Devices»

Prof. Husam Alshareef obtained his Ph.D. degree from North Carolina State University, USA, followed by 2 years as a postdoc at Sandia National Laboratories, USA.

He then embarked on a 10-year career in the semiconductor industry, holding positions at Micron Technology and Texas Instruments where he deployed several process technologies in volume production. In 2009 he joined King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) as a Founding Professor, where he initiated an active research group focusing on developing nanoscale materials for energy and electronic applications.

The author of nearly 600 articles and 80 issued patents, he has been a Highly Cited Researcher in Materials Science (Web of Science/Clarivate) for several years. He has won over 20 awards.  He is a Fellow of several prestigious organizations including the American Physical Society (APS), IEEE, US National Academic of Inventors (NAI), UK Institute of Physics, and the Royal Society of Chemistry. He was Chair of the 2014 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting in Boston, USA, and has served on various MRS committees.