Accomplished senior scientist with more than 15 years' experience in Computational Materials Science and Nanotechnology including strong and diversified North American University experience.
Fadwa has expertise in applying both atomistic and electronic structure computational methods to materials science within a high-performance computing environment.
She uses state-of-the-art computational quantum chemistry and physics tools to investigate the structural and electronic properties of promising materials for photovoltaics and batteries such as transition metal oxides, hybrid perovskites, semiconductors and nanostructures.
Fadwa is an expert in applying advanced simulations based on electronic structure theory for crystal structure prediction and computational materials design, nanocluster formation, nanostructure growth, corrosion, alloying and interfaces using start-of-the-art techniques.
She has solid experience of proposal writing, fundraising, reporting, grant management, and science outreach.
QEERI Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Hamad Bin Khalifa University2014-present
Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar2012-2014
Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar2010-2012
University of Montreal, Canada2006-2010
University of Montreal, Montreal (Canada)2006
The Abdus Salam ICTP (International Centre for Theoretical Physics) Trieste, Italy2001
Solar cells materials by design: Hybrid pyroxene corner-sharing VO4 tetrahedral chains ChemSusChem 10, 1931 – 1942 (2017)(IF 7.116) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cssc.2017001212017
Hydrogen Bonding: A Mechanism for Tuning Electronic and Optical Properties of Hybrid Organic – Inorganic Frameworks (NPJ computational ) 2 16035 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npjcompumats.2016.352016
Revealing the role of organic cations in hybrid halide perovskites CH3NH3PbI3 Nature Communications (IF 11.47) 6, Article number:7026 (2015) (doi:10.1038/ncomms8026)2015
Hydrogen Bonding and Stability of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Perovskites Chem Sus Chem 18, 2648 (2016) (IF 7.116) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cssc.2016008642016
Tuning the Solid Electrolyte Interphase for Selective Li and Na-ion Storage in Hard Carbon Advanced Materials 29, 1606860 (2017) (IF 15.23) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.2016068602017