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Prof. Tarek Afifi

Saudi Arabia

Scientist / Researcher

Position / Role

Professor

Field of Occupation

Chemistry

Company Details

Company

Taibah University

Region of Activities

Middle East

Medical field

Other

Short description of the company / technology

Organic and applied organic, organometallic colored polymer and nanomaterials chemistry

Principal subjects of interest are:

·   Organic synthesis towards molecular electronics devices: the development of new synthetic methodology based on organometallic monomers and polymers incorporating azo dye moieties has been the focus of our research interest.

·   Nanoscience research: the research centers on nanomaterials, of a particular interest, dye-doped silica nanoparticles. Bioconjugation of this silica adds unique biofunctions with various molecules such as peptides, antibodies and DNA molecules.