Ahmad Umar

Najran University, Saudi Arabia

Ahmad Umar received his B.S. degree in biosciences and his M.S. degree in inorganic chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, India, and his Ph.D. degree in semiconductor and chemical engineering from Chonbuk National University, Jeollabuk‐do, Republic of Korea. He worked as a Research Scientist in Brain Korea 21 Centre for Future Energy Materials and Devices, Chonbuk National University, Jeollabuk‐do, Republic of Korea, during 2007‐2008. In December 2008, he joined the Department of Chemistry, Najran University, Najran, Saudi Arabia. He is the Deputy Director for the Promising Centre for Sensors and Electronic Devices (PCSED), Najran University, Najran, Saudi Arabia. Professor Umar specializes in growth, properties, and applications of semiconductor nanostructures, especially doped and undoped metal oxide and sulfide nanostructures. He has authored 20 book chapters, over 200 research articles in peer‐reviewed international journals, and more than 161 proceedings, abstracts, and technical reports. He is a Referee for many scientific journals and foreign expert for Ph.D. degree studies. He has several patents either issued for or applied on metal oxide nanostructures and their based sensors and electronic devices.

Biography Updated on 27 September 2014

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