Hicham Idriss has obtained his B.S. (1984), M.S. (1985), Ph.D. (1987), and Habilitation (1997) degrees from the University of Strasbourg, France, and had Postdoctoral and Research Associate positions at the University of Delaware and the University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA. He joined the Chemistry Department, University of Auckland, New Zealand, in 1995, as a Senior Lecturer and then became an Associate Professor in 2002. In 2008, he moved to the University of Aberdeen, UK, to become Aberdeen Energy Futures Chair and Professor of chemistry. In 2011, he moved to SABIC, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as a Chief Scientist to work on hydrogen production using solar energy. In 2013, Idriss worked as a Research Fellow at SABIC-CRI at KAUST campus and Professor at University College London, UK, and he also serves as an Honorary Professor at the Department of Chemistry, the University of Aberdeen, UK.
Biography Updated on 28 September 2014