Dr. Nasser M Hamdan | American University of Sharjah

Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

General Physics courses, Spectroscopic methods in material science, solid state physics, electromagnetic theory, advanced laboratory

Research areas

Dr. Hamdan's research interests are in experimental solid state physics and material science: nano-materials, perovskite solar cells, magnetic materials and semiconductors, high temperature superconductivity and x-ray spectroscopy. Dr. Hamdan is also performing research in the field of air pollution, particularly on aerosol pollution and source apportionment, in addition to studying material of cultural heritage using advanced spectroscopic techniques.

Education

PhD, Phd.d In Physics, Solid State Physics/material Science, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 1993
MS, Solid State Physics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 1988
BS, Physics, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 1984

Professional experience

Professor Of Physics, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2002 - Present
Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Illinois, 2019 - 2020
Interim Head Of Department, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2013 - 2014
Visiting Professor, Western Michigan University, Michigan, United States, 2010 - 2010
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs And Research, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2006 - 2007
Chair, Physics Department, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2004 - 2006
Scientist, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, California, United States, 2000 - 2002
Associate Professor Of Physics, Physics Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1990 - 2000
Visiting Professor, National High Magnetic Field Lab, Florida State University, Florida, United States, 1999 - 2000
Research Assistant, Physics Department, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1986 - 1990
Lecturer, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, 1984 - 1986

Memberships

The Abdus-salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, Associate Member , Trieste , Italy., January 2004 - December 2010
New York Academy of Sciences, NY, USA, January 2007 - December 2009
UNESCO International Beam lines Committee of SESAME, Paris, France and Amman Jordan, July 2002 - February 2006
Material Research Society, USA, January 2001 - December 2003
American Physical Society (1996-2002), USA, January 1996 - December 2002
UNESCO International Scientific Committee of SESAME, Paris, France and Amman Jordan, June 2000 - July 2002
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