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Research Interests
Flow Chemistry, Microfluidics ,Covalent organic frameworks (COFs), Metal organic frameworks (MOFs), Zeolites, smart (stimuli-responsive) polymers  
Education 
Rice University, Houston, TX                                                                                                                                                                                     Sep 2019 - Aug 2023
PhD Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
Dissertation: Transforming Covalent Organic Framework Synthesis for Advanced Applications: From Solution Processing to High-
Throughput Production in Flow Reactors
Advisor: Dr. Rafael Verduzco
Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE                                                                                                                                                                        Aug 2015 - Jun 2019 
Bsc Chemical Engineering, Honor with distinction 
Senior project: Water collection material from humidity 
Advisor: Dr. Saeed Alhassan
Research Experience 
Graduate Research Assistant, Rice University, Houston, TX                                                                                                                         Dec 2019 - Aug 2023
Working in the Chemical and Biomolecular engineering department to develop robust COF films for water treatment applications
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE                                                                                                Aug 2018 – Jun 2019
Worked in the Chemical engineering department to synthesize a material that collects water from humidity 
Intern, Borouge Innovation Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE                                                                                                                                         May 2018– Jul 2018
Worked in the Analytical and Physical Testing Lab (Microscopy) to produce a novel method that predicts surface properties of Polyethylene
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Undergraduate Research Assistant, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE                                                                                                Feb 2018 – Sep 2019
Worked in the Chemical engineering department to synthesize additive free hierarchical zeolites by utilizing aluminosilicate gel memory
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE                                                                                                 Sep 2017 – Dec 2018
Worked in the Chemical engineering department to produce Aerated Concrete Blocks Using Secondary Steelmaking Slag
Teaching Experience 
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Rice University, Houston, TX                                                                                                                          Jan 2020 - May 2020
Course: Chemical Engineering Transport Phenomena (Junior level)

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Skills 
Awards and Honors
Organic and Inorganic synthesis, FTIR, XRD, SEM, TGA, BET, Python, Matlab, Lammps, Scattering, TEM, XPS
  • Kobayashi Fellowship Honorable Mention for Distinguished Thesis Proposal,  August 2022
  • Mohammed Bin Rashid Academy of Scientists Affiliate, youth category, June 2021
  • Founder Leader’s Award 2018 in “Distinguished University Student” category, Nov 2018
  • Think Science First Place Medal in the category of Energy, Environment and Applied Science, Apr 2018
  • Leadership excellence for women awards and symposium (LEWAS) award, academic achievement category, Oct 2017
  • Nominated to Japan’s trip organized by COSMO Oil and Gas Company for the outstanding academic performance, summer 2017
  • Golden Key Award, 2016
Presentations and Posters
  • POPS 2022, Poster session, "Enabling Solution Processible COFs through Suppression of Precipitation during Solvothermal Synthesis
  • EuroMOF 2021 conference, Poster session,  "Sol-gel processing of Covalent Organic Frameworks" (virtual due to COVID-19)
  • AIChE 2021, Boston, Massachusetts, Inorganic Materials poster session, "Sol-gel processing of Covalent Organic Frameworks"
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