Dr. Belabbes merzougui

Dr. Belabbes merzougui

Associate Professor
Center of Excellent in nanotechnology (CENT) & Chemistry Department
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
KFUPM Box #81, Dhahran 31261, KSA.
Office Location: 5-3010
Phone Number: +966-013-860-4378
E-mail: belabbes@kfupm.edu.sa

“Dr. Merzougui received his PhD degree in chemistry (specialization in electrochemistry) in 1996 from the University of Science and Economy, Marseille, France . He has been a post doc fellow from 1997-1999 at the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
He joined GM Research Center in Michigan, where he held several technical positions during the period of 1999-2006. He worked on different electrochemical device technologies, such as NiMH batteries, Alkaline fuel cells, and PEM fuel cells. In 2006, he moved to United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in Connecticut as a Research /Eng. Staff to lead electro-active materials research group, focusing on fuel cells for aerospace and stationary applications.
Since 2010, Dr. Merzougui is leading the catalysis group in the Center of Nanotechnology, KFUPM, Dhahran, SA., focusing on the development of nanostructured catalysts for clean energy & environment.
Dr Merzougui continues to work as a consultant in the area of electrochemistry and coordination chemistry for UTC and Sun Catalysis Corp. in USA.
Dr. Merzougui received many awards from General Motors Corporation and United Technologies Corporation. He has disclosed 29 US patents, in addition to many international journal and conference papers”



2010 – United Technologies &Toyota Motors Corp, Atlantic Project Awards, CT, USA
2009 – United Technologies Corp Invention Awards , CT, USA
2005 – General Motors Invention Awards, MI, USA
2003 – General Motors Invention Awards, MI, USA
1990 – Franco-Algerian Scholarship Award (Ph.D. Scholarship award)



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