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Ibrahim H. A. Badr

Ibrahim H. A. Badr

Professor of Analytical Chemistry

Ibrahim.badr@gu.edu.eg

Biography

Dr. Ibrahim H. A. Badr is a distinguished figure in the realm of analytical chemistry, currently serving as a Professor in the Chemistry Department at the Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, a position he has held since 2007. Presently, he is on secondment to Galala University, Faculty of Science, continuing his academic journey.

Dr. Badr’s academic credentials include a Ph.D. obtained through a joint supervision program between the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, and Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. His quest for knowledge extended beyond his doctoral studies, as evidenced by his post-doctoral training experiences. He completed short-term training at the University of Michigan and pursued a two-year post-doctoral training at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

Throughout his academic career, Dr. Badr has undertaken secondments at esteemed institutions, including United Arab Emirates University (UAE), University of Taibah (KSA), and the University of Qatar (Qatar), accumulating over 10 years of experience in various academic environments.

Dr. Badr’s expertise has been recognized globally, leading to appointments as a visiting professor at the University of Michigan and the University of Kentucky. His primary research interests lie in the fields of sensors and biosensors, as well as nanomaterial applications in analytical chemistry.

Dr. Badr’s contributions to scientific literature are substantial, with over 60 articles published in top analytical journals, showcasing the depth and breadth of his research endeavors. Additionally, he holds two patents in the United States, further illustrating the impact of his innovative work.

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to scientific advancement, Dr. Badr has received accolades such as the state award in Advanced Scientific Technological Sciences in 2007. Furthermore, his dedication to scholarly excellence has been acknowledged through multiple International Publication Awards conferred by Ain Shams University over the years.

Dr. Ibrahim H. A. Badr’s prolific career and significant contributions to analytical chemistry have solidified his reputation as a leader in the field. His innovative research, coupled with his commitment to academic excellence, continues to inspire future generations of scientists.

Qualifications

Education 

Undergraduate Studies

  • Sc., 1986, Excellent with honor degree, Ain-Shams University, Cairo Egypt.

Graduate Studies

  • Ph. D., 1996, Analytical Chemistry, Ain-Shams University (Egypt)-The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (joint supervision program).
  • Sc., 1991, Radiation Chemistry, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Postdoctoral Studies

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (6/1996-9/1996), Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2/1997-4/1999), Department of Chemistry and Center of Membrane Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA.

Professional Experience 

  • Chairman of the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Ain shams University, 8/2016-8/2019.
  • Chairman of the Inorganic and Analytical division, Faculty of Science, Ain shams University, 9/2017-6/2018 and 8/2019-1/2020.
  • Professor, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Applied Science, Taibah University 8/2011-8/2013.
  • Director of the Central Laboratory, Ain-Shams University, 3/2009-8/2011.
  • Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain-Shams University, 7/2007-present.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain-Shams University, 4/2002-7/2007.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, 3/1996-3/2002.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, United Arab Emirates University, 8/1999-8/2004.
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Qatar University, Doha, 8/2006-1/2007.
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 7/2004-8/2005.
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry and Center of Membrane Science, University of Kentucky, Summers 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 2/1997-3/1999.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, 6/1996-9/1996.
  • Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, 6/1993-9/1995.
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, 1991-1993.
  • Demonstrator, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, 1986-1991.

Publications

Area Of Research

  • Chemical-, Bio-, and polyion sensors for environmentally and clinically relevant species: development, response mechanism and applications.
  • Membrane sciences: biocompatibility, removal of pollutants and desalination.
  • Microfluidics and sensor arrays: lab on CD, lab on chip, and screen printing.
  • Nano materials applications in analytical chemistry: sensors, preconcentrating and removal or water and air pollutants.

Projects

  • Badr, I. H. A.; Ramadan, S. M; “Environmental chemical sensors for continuous monitoring of heavy metal ions and gaseous pollutants”, UAEU research council, 2000-2001. Fund: 15000 Dhs
  • Badr, I. H. A.; “Environmental chemical sensors for continuous monitoring of heavy metal ions and gaseous pollutants: further characterization and environmental applications”, UAEU research council, 2001-2002. Fund: 14000 Dhs
  • Badr, I. H. A.; “Development of a portable, low cost, solid state optical instrument for environmental monitoring of heavy metal ions: preparation and characterization of light emitting diode based optical chemical sensors “LEDOCS” “, UAEU research council, 2002-2003. Fund: 50000 Dhs
  • Badr, I. H. A.; “Development of and chemical sensors for environmental and clinical monitoring” Ain Shams University Scientific Research Sector, 2009-2011. Fund: 10000 LE
  • Hassan, H. H. H.; Badr, I. H. A.; “Preparation of nano materials and their applications in chemical sensors of and chemical sensors” ASU Scientific Research Sector, 2011-2013. Fund: 9000 LE
  • Badr, I. H. A.; ” Chemical sensors based on nano-materials and conventional polymers for Environmental and Clinical Monitoring ” Environmental Affairs Sector of Ain Sham University (EAS-FUND 18-19). 2017-2019. Fund: 20000 LE
  • Keshk, S.; Badr, I. H. A.; Aboul-Wafa, S.; “Novel Synthesis of Starch/Cellulose Composites from Agro-Industrial Wastes and Their Industrial, Clinical and Environmental Applications” KACST, AT 35-95, 2014-2015. Fund: 1 million SR
  • Badr, I. H. A.; Abdelhameed, R. M.; Akl, Z.; Abdel-Aziz, A. M. “Development of novel nano-material-based composites and membranes for sensing, and removal water pollutants” STDF, Basic Science, 2021. Fund: 1.9 million LE
  • Mohamed, E. F.; Badr, I. H. A. “Novel Nanomaterials-Based Methods for Preconcentration and Assay of Some Rare Earth Elements and their Applications in real water samples” STDF, Graduate fund, Fund: 0.2 million LE

Total fund: 7.1 million LE

Awards/Honorable Mentions

  • An Egyptian government fellowship: Offered to attend the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, USA. The fellowship was awarded to conduct graduate dissertation research through a collaborative program between Ain-Shams University and the University of Michigan. 1993-1995.
  • Marcuse Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 2008.
  • 2000 Outstanding Scientist, 2008-2009.
  • Egyptian State Award in Advanced Technological, 2007.

Academic Positions

  • Chairman of the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Ain shams University, 8/2016-8/2019.
  • Chairman of the Inorganic and Analytical division, Faculty of Science, Ain shams University, 9/2017-6/2018 and 8/2019-1/2020.
  • Professor, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Applied Science, Taibah University 8/2011-8/2013.
  • Director of the Central Laboratory, Ain-Shams University, 3/2009-8/2011.
  • Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain-Shams University, 7/2007-present.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain-Shams University, 4/2002-7/2007.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, 3/1996-3/2002.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, United Arab Emirates University, 8/1999-8/2004.
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Qatar University, Doha, 8/2006-1/2007.
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 7/2004-8/2005.
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry and Center of Membrane Science, University of Kentucky, Summers 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 2/1997-3/1999.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, 6/1996-9/1996.
  • Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, 6/1993-9/1995.
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, 1991-1993.
  • Demonstrator, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, 1986-1991.