Islam M Abdellah

Textile Engineering, Chemistry

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8271-0652

Material Chemistry, Organic Photovoltaics, Organic Synthesis, Dye Chemistry, Molecular Modeling, Textile Chemistry, Dyeing and Finishing

Islam Abdellah, Lecturer of Organic Chemistry. Obtained PhD in Organic Chemistry from NC State and Aswan Universities (Joint supervision). Obtained M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry and B.Sc. in Chemistry with honors both from Aswan University, (Egypt). Joined Marine Environmental Laboratory (France) in 2010. Joined NC State University (USA) as Ph.D. Visiting Scholar in 2016 till 2018. Currently, a postdoctoral researcher at NC State University (USA), Department of Textiles Engineering, Chemistry, and Science. His project more focused on conducting research in Machine Learning, Molecular engineering, Molecular modeling (DFT/TD-DFT), synthesis, photophysics, electrochemistry and photovoltaic properties of Organic Materials for dyes-sensitized solar cells and hole transport materials for Perovskite Solar Cells to generate electricity from sunlight. Additional skills and subjects, includes, different types of cotton dyeing and finishing techniques such as, singeing, desizing, scouring, bleaching, dyeing, printing, mechanical finishing. Chemical cationization of cotton fabric via monomer treatment of cotton with atmospheric plasma or thermal initiator to introduce a graft polymerized network into the fabric with durable antimicrobial properties and Self-extinguishing flame-retardant finish. ********************************Curriculum Vitae****************** #Occupation or position held: • Visiting scholar, NC State University, Wilson College of Textiles, USA from 2022 till now. • Lecturer, Aswan University, Faculty of Science, Chemistry department from 2019 till now. • Visiting scholar, NC State University, Wilson College of Textiles, USA from 2016 till 2018 [PhD, Channel System, Under the Direction of Prof. Ahmed El-Shafei]. • Assistant Lecturer, Aswan University, Faculty of Science, Chemistry department from 2014 till 2016. • Visiting Scholar, Marine Environmental Laboratory, Monaco, France, 2010. • Demonstrator, Aswan University, Faculty of Science, Chemistry department from 2008 till 2013. #Education:- 1- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Organic Chemistry, 2019, NC State University, USA & Aswan university (Egypt). 2- Master of Science (M.Sc.), Organic Chemistry, 2014, Aswan University, Egypt. 3- Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Chemistry 2007, Aswan University, Egypt. Passed with first class and distinction.

Works (26)

2023 journal article

Low-cost novel X-shaped hole transport materials for efficient perovskite solar cells: Molecular modelling of the core and schiff base effects on photovoltaic and photophysical properties

MATERIALS CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 296.

By: I. Abdellah, E. Yildirim & A. El-Shafei

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: December 17, 2022

2023 journal article

Synthesis, Characterization, Bioactivity Screening and Computational Studies of Diphenyl−malonohydrazides and Pyridines Derivatives

ChemistrySelect, 8(2).

By: M. Barqi*, I. Abdellah, M. Eletmany*, N. Ali*, A. Elhenawy* & F. Latif*

Source: ORCID
Added: January 19, 2023

2021 journal article

DFT, TD-DFT and biological activity studies of some maleanilic acid derivatives ligands and their organometallic complexes

INDIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY- SECTION A. http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/58614

By: I. Abdellah

Source: ORCID
Added: February 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Facile and low-cost synthesis of a novel dopant-free hole transporting material that rivals Spiro-OMeTAD for high efficiency perovskite solar cells

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY & FUELS, 5(1), 199–211.

By: I. Abdellah, T. Chowdhury, J. Lee*, A. Islam*, M. Nazeeruddin*, M. Graetzel, A. El-Shafei

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 15, 2021

2020 journal article

Aqueous & microwave synthesis & spectral behaviour of some selected photosensitizer zero-methine & self-assembly mero cyanine dyes

Aqueous & microwave synthesis & spectral behaviour of some selected photosensitizer zero-methine & self-assembly mero cyanine dyes. GSJ Journal, 8(8).

By: A. Koraiem, R. Abel Aal & I. Abdellah

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2020 journal article

Efficiency enhancement of ruthenium-based DSSCs employing A–π–D–π–A organic Co-sensitizers

RSC Advances, 10(47), 27940–27953.

By: I. Abdellah & A. El-Shafei

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 24, 2020

2020 journal article

Influence of carbonyl group on photocurrent density of novel fluorene based D-π-A photosensitizers: Synthesis, photophysical and photovoltaic studies

Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 387, 112133.

By: I. Abdellah & A. El-Shafei

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: January 21, 2020

2020 journal article

Novel dopant-free hole-transporting materials for efficient perovskite solar cells

Solar Energy, 206, 279–286.

By: I. Abdellah, T. Chowdhury, J. Lee*, A. Islam* & A. El-Shafei

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: September 28, 2020

2020 journal article

Simple thiophene-bridged D–π–A type chromophores for DSSCs: a comprehensive study of their sensitization and co-sensitization properties

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 22(40), 23169–23184.

By: K. Keremane, I. Abdellah, P. Naik, A. El-Shafei & A. Adhikari*

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: November 9, 2020

2020 journal article

Synthesis and characterization of novel tetra anchoring A2-D-D-D-A2 architecture sensitizers for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells

Solar Energy, 198, 25–35.

By: I. Abdellah & A. El-Shafei

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: April 27, 2020

2020 journal article

The molecular engineering, synthesis and photovoltaic studies of a novel highly efficient Ru(ii) complex incorporating a bulky TPA ancillary ligand for DSSCs: donor versus π-spacer effects

RSC Advances, 10(1), 610–619.

By: I. Abdellah & A. El-Shafei

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: January 21, 2020

2019 journal article

Low-cost Schiff bases chromophores as efficient co-sensitizers for MH-13 in dye-sensitized solar cells

Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 30(5), 5081–5091.

By: M. Abdel-Shakour, W. El-Said, I. Abdellah, R. Su & A. El-Shafei

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: April 2, 2019

2019 journal article

Molecular engineering and investigation of new efficient photosensitizers/co-sensitizers based on bulky donor enriched with EDOT for DSSCs

Dyes and Pigments, 164, 244–256.

By: I. Abdellah, A. Koraiem* & A. El-Shafei

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: March 25, 2019

2019 journal article

Simple diphenylamine based D–π–A type sensitizers/co-sensitizers for DSSCs: a comprehensive study on the impact of anchoring groups

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21(20), 10603–10613.

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: August 5, 2019

2019 journal article

Structure-property relationship of novel monosubstituted Ru (II) complexes for high photocurrent and high efficiency DSSCs: Influence of donor versus acceptor ancillary ligand on DSSCs performance

Solar Energy, 177, 642–651.

By: I. Abdellah, A. Koraiem* & A. El-Shafei

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 11, 2019

2019 journal article

Synthesis, optical characterization, and TD-DFT studies of novel mero/bis-mero cyanine dyes based on N-Bridgehead heterocycles

Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 97(3), 219–226.

By: A. Koraiem*, I. Abdellah, A. El-Shafei, F. Abdel-Latif* & R. Abd El-Aal*

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: March 11, 2019

2018 journal article

An Efficient Aniline‐Based Co‐Sensitizer for High Performance N3‐Sensitized Solar Cells

ChemistrySelect, 3(43), 12297–12302.

By: P. Naik, I. Abdellah, M. Abdel‐Shakour, M. Acharaya*, N. Pilicode*, A. El‐Shafei n, A. Adhikari*

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 17, 2018

2018 journal article

Improvement in performance of N3 sensitized DSSCs with structurally simple aniline based organic co-sensitizers

Solar Energy, 174, 999–1007.

By: P. Naik, I. Abdellah, M. Abdel-Shakour, R. Su, K. Keremane, A. El-Shafei, A. Adhikari*

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 17, 2018

2018 journal article

Microwave Assisted Synthesis and Solvato (Media)-Chromic Behaviour of Some New Series Photosensitizing Dyes

Journal of Applicable Chemistry. http://www.joac.info/

By: I. Abdellah

Source: ORCID
Added: February 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Novel Cyanine Dyes Based on N-Bridgehead Heterobicyclic: Synthesis, Solvatochromism and Physicochemical Studies

Organic Chemistry: An Indian Journal.

By: I. Abdellah

Source: ORCID
Added: February 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Novel Zero/ monomethine cyanine dyes based on N-Bridgeheadpyrazolo[4', 3’:3,4]pyrido[1,2-c]pyrido[1,2-a]pyrimidine: Synthesis and photo-physical properties

International Journal of Advanced Research Science, Engineering and Technology, 5(6), 6009–6017.

By: A. Koraiem, I. Abdellah & A. El-Shafei

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2018 journal article

Novel Zero/monomethine cyanine dyes based on N-Bridgeheadpyrazolo [4', 3’: 3, 4] pyrido [1, 2-c] pyrido [1, 2-a] pyrimidine: Synthesis and photophysical properties

International Journal of Advanced Research in Science, Engineering and Technology. http://www.ijarset.com/

By: A. Koraiem, I. Abdellah & A. El-Shafei

Source: ORCID
Added: February 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Synthesis and Photophysical Characterization of Highly Stable Cyanine Dyes Based on Pyrazolo[5,4-b]pyrido[2,1-c]pyrimidine and Pyrazolo [5,4-b]pyrido[2,1-d][1,3,4] triazepine

Journal of Applicable Chemistry. http://www.joac.info/

By: I. Abdellah

Source: ORCID
Added: February 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Synthesis and Photophysical Properties of Novel Highly Stable Zero/Bis-Zero Methine Cyanine Dyes Based on N-Bridgehead Heterocycles

International Journal of Organic Chemistry, 08(03), 282–297.

By: A. Koraiem, I. Abdellah & A. El-Shafei

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Synthesis and physicochemical properties of novel zero methine cyanine dyes based on N-bridgehead indolizine (benzoindolizine) heterocycles

International Journal of Advanced Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, 5(5). http://www.ijarset.com

By: A. Koraiem, A. El-Shafei & I. Abdellah

Source: ORCID
Added: February 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Theoretical and experimental spectroscopic investigation of new polymethine donor-π-acceptor cyanine dyes: Synthesis, photophysical, and TDDFT studies

Journal of Molecular Structure, 1173, 406–416.

By: A. Koraiem*, A. El-Shafei, I. Abdellah, F. Abdel-Latif* & R. Abd El-Aal*

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 19, 2018

Employment

2022 - present

NC State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS)

2008 - present

Aswan University Sahary City, EG
Assistant Professor Chemistry

Education

2022 - present

NC State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS)

2016 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
PhD TECS

2008 - present

Aswan University Sahary City, EG
M.Sc. Chemistry

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record.

award October 1 - December 1, 2010
Influence of Gamma Radiation up on Organic Photosensitizers
International Atomic Energy Agency
contract
Design and Development of Some Novel Fluorene-based Dopant Free Hole Transport Materials for Low-Cost and High-Performance Perovskite Solar Cells
Science and Technology Development Fund
award
Development of Novel Panachromatic Photosensitizers for efficient Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt