M. Sabry Abdel-Mottaleb
Mohamed Sabry Abdel-Mottaleb Sabry received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Ain Shams University, Cairo and his Dr.rer.nat. degree from Friedrich Schiller University, Jena. Since 1973, he has supervised 75 research students that led to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees being awarded in spectroscopy, material (nano)sciences, applied photochemistry, and renewable energy (solar chemistry). Over 100 research publications have appeared in the literature, and about 40 invited lectures have been given. He has active collaborations with several intern labs and has a major collaboration with groups in Europe (France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Swiss, Italy, and UK), North African Countries (supported by EU grants), and the USA. In 1993, he established the Photoenergy Center. Sabry is a Member of the Egyptian National Committee of New and Advanced Materials and a Member of the Egyptian Standing Scientific committee of Promotion to Professorships (Desert Research Center, Water Resources). He has organized and chaired several international conferences: Solar Series, Nanotech Insight 05, 07 and five international workshops on environmental photochemistry, starting from 1991 till 2010. He has also organized in collaboration with the UN ICS-UNIDO, Trieste, Italy, three international workshops on PV applications for Middle East Countries. Sabry’s research has been recognized through the award of the Egyptian State Prize of Encouragement for Chemistry, 1984, and the State Decoration of Science and Arts (first rate), 1985. He has also held visiting professorships to several international laboratories in different countries: DAAD, Stuttgart, 1984; Mülheim, 1988; Heinrich-Heine Stiftung, Max-Planck Institute, Mülheim, 1992; ICTP and ICS, Trieste, Italy, several times during 1991–2004; and the British Council, 1997 in Southampton and 2000 in Brighton. He received the National Belgium Science Foundation Award, KU, Leuven, 1987.
Biography Updated on 7 September 2011