Saad M. Alshehri works as a Professor of inorganic chemistry at the College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He received his B.S. degree from King Saud University, in 1984, and the M.S. degree from Northeastern University, Boston, Mass, USA, in 1989. He received his Ph.D. degree in inorganic chemistry from the University of Leicester, Leicester, UK, in 1992. He served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Northeastern University, Boston and the University of Leicester. Prior to returning to King Saud University, Alshehri worked as an Assistant Professor of chemistry at King Khalid Military Academy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His research interests include synthesis of inorganic materials and their industrial applications. He has synthesized heat resistant phosphazene-based inorganic materials that are thermally stable upto 800 0C. He has also investigated inorganic materials for their biomedical application such as antibacterial, antifungal, and anticancer activity. In addition, Alshehri has synthesized phosphazene-formaldehyde-based polymeric resin and used to remove heavy metals from industrial west water. He has published over 50 international scientific research papers about inorganic and materials chemistry in several reputed scientific journals and takes part in several national and international conferences. For more information, please visit, http://faculty.ksu.edu.sa/alshehri/default.aspx.
Biography Updated on 15 April 2012