Zainuriah Hassan received the B.Sc. (magna cum laude) degree and the M.S. degree in physics from Western Michigan University, USA in 1983 and 1985, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree in experimental condensed matter physics from Ohio University, USA in 1998. She was a Research Associate at Ohio University from 1997 to 1998, and a Visiting Research Scholar under the Fulbright Program at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, USA in 2004/2005. She was promoted to Professor in 2009 and is attached to the Condensed Matter, Applied, and Engineering Physics group. She has received several national and international awards and scholarships. Her focus of research is on all aspects related to growth, characterization, and fabrication of optoelectronic and electronic devices such as sensors based on III-nitrides (GaN, InN, AlN, and related nitride alloys) and also other wide band gap semiconductors such as ZnO, CdS, TiO2, CdO, and other metallic oxides. She has published more than 400 papers in international and national journals and proceedings. She is currently the Editor of Journal of Physical Science and a member of the Materials Research Society, Optical Society of America, IEEE, Fulbright Association, Malaysian Solid State Science and Technology Society, and Malaysian Institute of Physics.
Biography Updated on 4 November 2012