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Dr/ Mohamed A. Ghanem

Dr/ Mohamed A. Ghanem   

Associate Prof. of Physical Chemistry

Editor of Arab J Phys Chem,

Associate Editor of JSCS,

Chemistry Dept., Science College,

King Saud University,

Member of internationals society of electrochemistry (MISE)




Dr Ghanem obtained his PhD (1998-2002) from University of Southampton (UK) in field of synthesis, characterizations and applications of nanostructured materials. Then he spent 8 years postdoctoral researcher between Southampton and Bath University.   Joint KSU in 2012 as Associate Prof. of physical chemistry and his research interests focusing on porous and nanomaterials, electrochemical methods, electro- and photo-catalysts, high throughput electrochemistry, surface modification, biosensors and nanotechnology. Published about 55 papers, 4 patents and gave about 15 conference presentations and supervised about 8 master and PhD students. The h-index is 19 with 1940 total times of citation. Currently, he is active member of ISE, and work as associate editor for Journal of Saudi chemical society and recently founder and editor for Arab Journal of Physical Chemistry.  Also have national and international collaboration with KACST (KSA), university of Bath and Southampton (UK).


Research interest keywords:

Porous nanomaterials, fabrication, characterization and applications, electrochemistry, catalysis, biosensors, surface modification, photocatalysts and high throughput. templated synthesis of nanostructured materials, and nanotechnology, electrodeposition of metals, alloys, oxides, semiconductors, and conducting polymers.


Recent publication:

55- Mesoporous nickel/nickel hydroxide catalyst using liquid crystal template for ethanol oxidation in alkaline solution, Mohamed A. Ghanema, Abdullah M. Al-Mayouf , Jai P. Singh, Twaha Abiti, Frank Marken, J. Electrochem. Soc. 162 (7) 2015, H453-H459; doi: 10.1149/2.0441507jes

54- Chemical Deposition of Nickel Platinum Alloy on the Surface of TiO2 Nanotubes as a Catalyst for Methanol Oxidation, MA Ghanem, A M Al-Mayouf, MN Shaddad, MS. Alhoshan, MN Al-Shalawi, Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 10 (2015) 3680 - 3692

53- Nickel oxide/nitrogen doped carbon nanofibers catalyst for methanol oxidation in alkaline media

AM Al-Enizi, MA Ghanem, AA El-Zatahry, SS Al-Deyab, Electrochimica Acta 137 (2014) 774-780.

52- Incorporation of Cu, Fe, Ag, and Au nanoparticles in mercapto-silica (MOS) and their CO 2 adsorption capacities, NH Khdary, MA Ghanem, MG Merajuddine, FMB Manie, J CO2 Utilization 5 (2014) 17-23.

51- Highly dispersed platinum nanoparticles supported on silica as catalyst for hydrogen production

NH Khdary, MA Ghanem, RSC Advances  4 (2014) 50114-50122.

50- A study of the modification of glassy carbon and edge and basal plane highly oriented pyrolytic graphite electrodes modified with anthraquinone using diazonium coupling and solid phase synthesis and their use for oxygen reduction, I Kocak, MA Ghanem, A Al-Mayouf, M Alhoshan, PN Bartlett

J. Electroanal. Chem. 706 (2013) 25-32.

49- Solid phase modification of carbon nanotubes with anthraquinone and nitrobenzene functional groups, MA Ghanem, I Kocak, A Al-Mayouf, PN Bartlett, Electrochem. Communs 34 (2013) 258-262.

48- Synthesis and Electrochemical Properties of Pure Pt, Au, and Pt–Au Alloy Catalysts on Titanium Oxide Nanotubes (TONs), MA Ghanem, JP Singh, AM Al-Mayouf, MN Shaddad, M Al-Hoshan, Electrocatalysis 4 (2013) 134-143.

47- Chemical deposition and electrocatalytic activity of platinum nanoparticles supported on TiO2 nanotubes, MN Shaddad, AM Al-Mayouf, MA Ghanem, MS AlHoshan, JP Singh, Inter. J. Electrochem. Sci. 8 (2013) 2468-2478.