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  • Tuesday, April 2, 2019
  • 10:30 - 12:00

Session 4: Energy Systems

Chaired by Nazek El-Atab, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, KAUST Bio Dr. Nazek El-Atab is currently a Post-Doctoral research fellow with Professor Muhammad Mustafa Hussain at the MMH labs at KAUST. Her current research focuses on the design and fabrication of futuristic electronics. She received her B.Sc. degree in Computer and Communications Engineering from the Rafik Hariri University, Lebanon, in 2012, her M.Sc. degree in Microsystems Engineering from the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE, in 2014, and her Ph.D. degree in Interdisciplinary Engineering from the Masdar Institute in 2017. She has received several awards for her research, including the 2015 For Women in Science Middle East Fellowship by L’Oreal-UNESCO, Best Paper Award in the Micro/Nano-systems section at the UAEGSRC 2016 conference, the 2016 IEEE Nanotechnology Student Travel Award in Japan, the 2017 International Rising Talents Award by L’Oreal-UNESCO, the 2018 “Rafik Hariri University” Alumni Award, and was portrayed in the 2019 “Remarkable Women in Technology” by UNESCO. She has published over 30 papers in international peer-reviewed scientific journals and conference proceedings and 2 book chapters, and has 2 U.S. filed patents. She has served as a Jury member for the 2017 For Women in Science Middle East Fellowship by L’Oreal-UNESCO and a member of the Panel of Experts for the 2019 For Women in Science Awards by L’Oreal-UNESCO. She is also a reviewer for several scientific journals including IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Applied Physics Letters, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, ACS Applied Electronic Materials, and the Institute of Physics Nanotechnology.