Tarek M. Abdel-Fattah holds the B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemistry from Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, and a Ph.D. degree in inorganic and materials chemistry from Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at Christopher Newport University (CNU), Newport News, VA, USA, and the CNU Director of the Applied Research Center (ARC) at Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson National Lab) research complex, Newport News, VA, USA. He was the President of Sigma Xi Tidewater Chapter of Virginia (2005-2006) and has been holding the Program Chair position of the chapter since 2006. Also, he was the Chair for the American Chemical Society (ACS) for the Hampton Road section (2009-2010) and in the executive committee since 2000. He has published over 70 papers, 7 international and US patents, and over 75 presentations in national and international meetings. He has been awarded the First Prize from the Physical Sciences Division of the American Association of Advancement of Science (AAAS). He has been awarded twice the American Association for Educational Engineering (ASEE) Award of the Summer Faculty Fellowship Program. He is the recipient of the NASA Faculty Fellowship Certificate of Recognition twice in different projects concerning nanotechnology for aerospace applications. He was a Christopher Newport University Teaching Fellow in 2003.
Biography Updated on 5 April 2016