DR. MUATAZ ALI ATIEH
Department of Chemical Engineering
Dr. Muataz Ali received his doctorate in 2005 from the Chemical Engineering Department at University Putra Malaysia (UPM), KL, MALAYSIA. In 2007, Dr. Muataz joined the King Fahd University for Petroleum and Minerals at Department of Chemical Engineering as Assistant Professor.
Dr. Muata has an extensive research work in the area of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, and specifically in synthesis of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), carbon nanofibers(CNFs), Carbon black, whiskers, spiral Carbon nanotues, twisted Carbon nanotubes , carbon nanoporous ball, metal oxide nanoaprticle and nanocatalyst. Dr. Muataz established a research unit in Nanotechnology called NanoCarbon Research Unit (NCRU) in the department of chemical engineering at King Fahd University for Petroleum and Minerals. Five sub research groups have been formed under NCRU, (Nanomaterials Research Group, Nanocomposite Research Group, Nanopolymerization Research Group, Environmental Research Group and Nanodevices Research Group). He was Co-chaired a session on International Conference on MEMS and Nanotechnology 14-15 March 2006 UIA Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. He is the Chaired session on International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering 14-15 May 2007 UIA Kuala Lumpur Malaysia and he is the One of the Scientific Committee on International Conference on Computational Modeling and Experiments of the Composites Materials with Micro-and Nano-Structure - CMNS 2007 May 28-31, 2007.