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Hamdy Hassanien Hassan

Hamdy Hassanien Hassan

Professor of Physical Chemistry


Professor Hamdy Hassanien is a distinguished chemistry expert known for his remarkable contributions to academia and research. He holds the position of a chemistry professor at Galala University, specializing in basic sciences. He obtained his BSc and MSc degrees from Ain Shams University and completed his PhD through a joint program with LEI du CNRS, France.

His impact goes beyond education, as he led the physical chemistry division at ASU and served as an adjunct professor at Zewail University. Notably, he directed ASU’s Photoenergy Center. Professor Hassan’s expertise is recognized internationally, with 58 publications in respected journals.

His exceptional influence is further highlighted by his consistent inclusion in Stanford University’s list of the world’s Top 2% most cited scientists (2017-2022). This recognition is based on Scopus data, underlining his significant contributions to various fields.


  • B.Sc., 1986, Ain-Shams University (ASU).
  • M.Sc., 1991, Ain-Shams University.
  • Ph.D., 1994, Joint supervision program between ASU and (LEI) du (CNRS), FRANCE

Area Of Research

  • Electrochemical Energy conversion and Storage, Metallic Corrosion, Electrocatalysis, Electrochemistry of semiconductors


  1. Hamdy H. Hassan (PI), et al. “Fabrication of innovative efficient low-cost fuel cell electrodes” project number 28950, funded by the STDF-BARG, (Call 6), 2019-2022.
  2. H. H. Hassan et. al “e-Laboratories for Chemistry Education ” project number: RDI2/S2/106, funded by the RDI program,28th of May 2014 – 27th of May 2016 (
  3. H. H. Hassan et. al, preparation of some nanoparticles and their application in analytical chemistry, project funded by Ain Shams University, 2010-2012
  4. H. H. Hassan; E. Abdelghani “Studying the inhibition action of some Environmentally Accepted Organic Compounds on the corrosion of Steel in aqueous media containing Chloride ion,” Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation SABIC in collaboration with the Deanship of Academic Research, King Khalid University, (Project No. 1/2005) 2005-2007.

Awards/Honorable Mentions

For four consecutive times, his name has been included in the list released in 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022 by the US-based Stanford University of the World’s Top 2% of the most-cited Scientists in various disciplines based on data from Scopus that ranks journals and gives a citation index.

Academic Positions

  • Coordinator of Chemistry Department, Faculty of science, (GU) 2020-Now
  • Head of the Physical Chemistry Division, Faculty of science, (ASU) 2016-2020
  • Adjunct professor, University of Science and Technology, Zewail City (UST, ZC), Egypt.  2017- 2019
  • Adjunct professor, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AAST).  2014-2020
  • Director of the photoenergy center, Faculty of science, (ASU) -Egypt.  2010-2012
  • Professor of Physical Chemistry, (ASU) -Egypt.  2008-present
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry, King Khalid University (KKU), Saudi Arabia.  2000-2009
  • Associate Professor of Chemistry, (ASU)-Egypt.  2002-2008
  • Visiting Scholar, LEI, CNRS, France. 1992-1994


    • Participated in 4 research projects (PI in two of them)
    • Referee in STDF, the Egyptian Universities Promotion Committees, the Egyptian Council of the Research Center and Institutes (CRCI) Promotion Committees and in many scientific journals.

    • One of the organization communities of the following conferences:
    • 15th International Conference on Chemical Education, Organized by IUPAC and Ain Shams University, 9-14 August 1998.
    • Fifth Ibn Sina International Conference on Pure and Applied Heterocyclic Chemistry, Organized by Ain Shams University, December 1995
    • Coordinate and taught the theoretical and the practical part for the Corrosion Monitoring workshop organized by the central laboratory, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Ain shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 3-4 August 2010.

    • Conferences and workshops participations
    • Attend the” Egyptian-Tunisian workshop in the field of advanced materials” Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute EPRI, Cairo, December 22-23, 2010.
    • Attend the “Chemical Safety and Security Officer Training”, Organized by the United States Department of Energy and Sandia National Laboratories, Istanbul, Turkey – July 12-16, 2010.
    • Attend the training course “Black Board Academic Suite-Learning System” Organized by King Khaled University, KSA, January 24-25, 2009.
    • (Comparative Studies of Electrochemical Behaviour of Silver Electrode in Chloride, Bromide and Iodide Aqueous Solutions) H. H. Hassan, M. A. M. Ibrahim, S. S. Abd El Rehim, M. A. Amin, The 2nd International Conference on Electrochemistry and its Applications, Luxor, Egypt, Feb. 2-5, 1999
    • (Electrochemical Behaviour of Silver Electrode in NaOH Solutions) S. S. Abd El Rehim, H.H. Hassan, M. A. M. Ibrahim, M. A. Amin, The 1st International Conference on Electrochemistry and its Applications, Luxor, Egypt, Nov. 26-28, 1996.
    • (Studies on the Anodic Dissolution of p-Si Electrodes in Fluoride Media in Darkness and Under Illumination), H. H. Hassan, J.-L. Sculfort, B. Fotouhi, M. Neumann-Spallart, M. Etman, ” 3rd International Conference on Solar Energy Storage and Applied Photochemistry, Cairo, Egypt, January 8-14, 1995.
    • (Cation Effects on the Anodic Dissolution of p-Si), H. H. Hassan, J.-N. Chazalviel, M. Etman, M. Neumann-Spallart, F. Ozanam, ” 2nd International Conference on Solar Energy Storage and Applied Photochemistry, Cairo, Egypt, January 6-11, 1993

Link to Publications