Name: Waleed A. El-Said

Country: Egypt

Affiliation:

Chemistry Department,
Assiut University,
Assiut, Egypt.

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Address:

Chemistry Department,
Faculty of Science,
Assiut University, Assiut, 71516.

Research Interests:

  • Nanomaterials, Organic synthesis, Electrochemical sensors and biosensors, Optical biosensors, Material science, Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs), Cell culture (cancer cells, primary cells, neural cells and stem cells), Fabrication of nano-ECMs and study their effects of the cell functions, Material Science (synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials).
  • Fabrication of different nanostructures (metal nanostructures based on (electrochemical deposition, thermal evaporation through nanoporous alumina mask or polystyrene template), nanoporous alumina, nano-conducting polymer, peptide nanostructures, mesoporous silica, Titania, etc.).
  • I have good skills in using and interpretation of Raman spectroscopy, Surface-enhancement Raman spectroscopy (SERS), Tip-enhancement Raman spectroscopy (TERS), Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR), Atomic force microscopy (AFM), Confocal microscopy, Scanning electron microscope (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), dynamic light scattering (DLS), UV-Vis spectroscopy, NMR, FT-IR, electrochemical techniques, N2 adsorption, and scanning tunneling microscopy (STM).
  • Electrochemical techniques (cyclic voltammetry, potentiometric stripping analysis, linear sweep voltammetry, differential pulse voltammetry, etc.).

Biography:

Higher Education:

  • PhD, Sogang University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
  • MSc Degree in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) May, 2006 from Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Assiut University, Egypt.
  • Bachelor of Science (Chemistry major) June, 1998. Very good degree with degree of honor, Chemistry Department, Assiut University.

Professional experience:

  • Oct. 2016-yet, Associate Professor at Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt.
  • Brain Pool Invited scientist (Mar. 2017- until now)
  • June-July 2015, Researcher, Faculty of Pharmacy, Université du Droit et de la Santé Lille 2, France
  • April 2014- Feb 2015, Postdoctoral at National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) Japan.
  • 2011-2016, Lecturer at Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt.
  • July- October 2011 Postdoctoral at National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) Japan.
  • 2006-2011 Assistant Lecturer of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt.
  • 1999-2006 Demonstrator for Chemistry department, Faculty of Science, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt.

Titles of my awarded degrees:

  1. PhD “Cell Chip on Nano-Pattern to Analyze Cell Behavior Based on Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy”.
  2. M.Sc. “Synthesis of Some New Antidepressants Analogous”.