Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

General Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Nanoscience

Research areas

My areas of research focus on the (1) design, synthesis, and characterization of metalorganic compounds and their use in film growth using ALD and CVD techniques and (2) synthesis of nanoporous polymers for gas storage application and catalysis.

Education

Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2006-2007
PhD, Inorganic Chemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA, 2006
BSc, Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2000

Professional experience

Nanoporous materials design, synthesis, and characterization for hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and methane storage, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2006-2007
Thin film growth by atomic layer deposition, Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland, 2005-2006
Metal source compounds design and synthesis for use in chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and atomic layer deposition (ALD) applications, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA, 2002-2006
Teaching assistant/Lab instructor, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA, 2002-2004
Junior Chemist, Magnifoam Technology Inc., Mississauga, ON, Canada, 2000-2001

Memberships

Phi Lambda Upsilon (honorary chemistry society).

Contact

oelkadri@aus.edu
+971 6 515 2787