Dr. Tarek Abdel-Fattah holds a B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry from Alexandria University and a Ph.D. degree in Inorganic and Materials Chemistry from Northeastern University, Boston. Currently, he is an Associate 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. He was the President of Sigma Xi Tidewater Chapter of Virginia 2005-2006 and holds 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 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 twice the recipient of the NASA Faculty Fellowship Certificate of Recognition in different projects concerning nanotechnology for aerospace applications. He was a Christopher Newport University Teaching Fellow 2003.
Biography Updated on 2 April 2012