Islam M Abdellah

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

Islam Abdellah, Assistant professor of Organic Chemistry and Editorial board member for Journal of Electrochemical and Computer Engineering. 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. Scholar in 2016. Currently, a postdoctoral researcher at NC State University (USA), Department of Textiles Engineering, Chemistry, and Science. His project more focused on two main subjects (1) Conducting research in Machine Learning, Molecular engineering, Molecular docking, Molecular modeling (DFT/TD-DFT, abinitio), 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 (2) Sustainable dyeing and finishing of different types of fabric, 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 to improve it's color fastness properties, get fabric with durable antimicrobial properties and Self-extinguishing flame-retardant. ********************************Curriculum Vitae****************** #Occupation or position held: • Editorial board member, Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. • Postdoctoral 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. • Ph.D. scholar, NC State University, Wilson College of Textiles, USA from 2016 [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 (32)

Updated: December 13th, 2023 05:01

2023 journal article

Comprehensive Investigation of the Potential of Hydrazine and its Derivatives for the Synthesis of Various Molecules with Biological Activity

International Journal of Chemical and Biochemical Sciences. https://www.iscientific.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/41-IJCBS-23-24-4-42-done.pdf

Contributors: M. Barqi, A. Ashar, Z. Bhutta, M. Javed, I. Abdellah & M. Eletmany

Source: ORCID
Added: October 31, 2023

2023 journal article

Exploring the impact of electron acceptor tuning in D-π-A′-π-A photosensitizers on the photovoltaic performance of acridine-based DSSCs: A DFT/TDDFT perspective

Materials Today Communications, 35, 106170.

By: I. Abdellah*, M. Eletmany n & A. El-Shafei n

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬

Contributors: M. Eletmany n

author keywords: DSSCs; Electron acceptor; DFT/TD-DFT; Photosensitizer/TiO2 complexes; Photovoltaic and thermodynamic properties
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: May 13, 2023

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 n

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬 Türkiye 🇹🇷
author keywords: Perovskite solar cell; Hole transport materials; DFT; TD-DFT; Reorganization energy; Core and schiff base effects
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: December 17, 2022

2023 journal article

Novel arylazo nicotinate derivatives as effective antibacterial agents: Green synthesis, molecular modeling, and structure-activity relationship studies

Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, 27(3), 101647.

By: M. Eletmany n, M. Aziz Albalawi*, R. Alharbi*, R. Elamary*, A. Harb*, M. Selim*, A. Sayed Abdelgeliel*, E. Hassan*, I. Abdellah*

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬 Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦

Contributors: M. Eletmany n, M. Aziz Albalawi*, R. Alharbi*, R. Elamary*, A. Harb*, M. Selim*, A. Sayed Abdelgeliel*, E. Hassan*, I. Abdellah*

author keywords: Zeolite; Arylazo nicotinates; Antibacterial activity; Density-functional theory (DFT) studies; Structure-activity
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: April 22, 2023

2023 journal article

One-Pot Synthesis of Novel Poly-Substituted 3-Cyanopyridines: Molecular Docking, Antimicrobial, Cytotoxicity, and DFT/TD-DFT Studies

Journal of Molecular Structure, 1289, 135864.

By: I. Abdellah*, M. Eletmany*, A. Abdelhamid*, H. Alghamdi*, A. Abdalla*, A. Elhenawy*, F. Latif*

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬 Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦

Contributors: I. Abdellah*, M. Eletmany*, A. Abdelhamid*, H. Alghamdi*, A. Abdalla*, A. Elhenawy*, F. Latif*

author keywords: One pot synthesis; 3-cyanopyridines; DFT; TD-DFT; Molecular docking; Antimicrobial; Cytotoxicity
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: May 25, 2023

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. Abd El Latif*

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬 Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦

Contributors: M. Eletmany*

author keywords: Hydrazide and pyridine; Biological evaluation; Molecular docking; DFT; TD-DFT; Spectroscopic analysis
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: January 19, 2023

2023 journal article

Towards Sustainable Management of Insect Pests: Protecting Food Security through Ecological Intensification

International Journal of Chemical and Biochemical Sciences (ISSN 2226-9614). https://www.iscientific.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/42-IJCBS-23-24-4-43-done.pdf

Contributors: M. Ali, I. Abdellah & M. Eletmany

Source: ORCID
Added: October 31, 2023

2023 journal article

Visible light photoredox catalysis for the synthesis of new chromophores as co-sensitizers with benchmark N719 for highly efficient DSSCs

OPTICAL MATERIALS, 145.

By: I. Abdellah*, O. Zaky & M. Eletmany

author keywords: Photosynthesis; Blue LEDs; Co -sensitization; Photovoltaic properties; DSSCs
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: October 28, 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.

Islam 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 n

co-author countries: Switzerland 🇨🇭 Egypt 🇪🇬 Japan 🇯🇵 Korea (Republic of) 🇰🇷
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 n

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬

Contributors: I. Abdellah* & A. El-Shafei n

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 n

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬

Contributors: I. Abdellah* & A. El-Shafei n

author keywords: Synthesis; Fluorene; Photophysical; TD-DFT; Solar energy
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 n

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬 Japan 🇯🇵 Korea (Republic of) 🇰🇷

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

author keywords: Molecular engineering; Photovoltaics; Perovskite solar cells; Solar energy; Hole transport materials
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 n & A. Adhikari*

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬 India 🇮🇳

Contributors: K. Keremane*, I. Abdellah*, P. Naik*, A. El-Shafei n & 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 n

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬

Contributors: I. Abdellah* & A. El-Shafei n

author keywords: Synthesis; Sensitizers; Energy conversion; Molecular modeling; Photovoltaics
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 n

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬

Contributors: I. Abdellah* & A. El-Shafei n

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 n, R. Su n & A. El-Shafei n

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬

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

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 n, A. Koraiem* & A. El-Shafei n

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬

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

author keywords: Bulky donor; Suzuki coupling; Photosensitizers; Dye solar cells; Co-sensitization; HOMO/LUMO; Photovoltaic
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.

By: R. Kesavan*, I. Abdellah n, S. Singh*, A. El-Shafei n & A. Adhikari*

co-author countries: India 🇮🇳

Contributors: R. Kesavan*, I. Abdellah n, S. Singh*, A. El-Shafei n & A. Adhikari*

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 n, A. Koraiem* & A. El-Shafei n

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬

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

author keywords: Dye solar cells; Electron acceptor; Electron donor; Solar-to-electric conversion; Molecular modeling; DFT and TD-DFT
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science
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 n, A. El-Shafei n, F. Abdel-Latif* & R. Abd El-Aal*

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬

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

author keywords: mero cyanine; TD-DFT calculations; solvatochromic behavior; photo-physical properties.
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 n, M. Abdel‐Shakour n, M. Acharaya*, N. Pilicode*, A. El‐Shafei n, A. Adhikari*

co-author countries: India 🇮🇳

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

author keywords: Co-sensitization; Co-sensitizer; N3 dye; N,N dimethyl aniline; Para-aminobenzoic acid
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science
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 n, M. Abdel-Shakour n, R. Su n, K. Keremane*, A. El-Shafei n, A. Adhikari*

co-author countries: India 🇮🇳

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

author keywords: Co-sensitization; Barbituric acid derivatives; N,N-dimethylaniline; N3; Photovoltaic performance
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
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/

Islam 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.

Islam 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/

Islam 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 n, I. Abdellah n, F. Abdel-Latif* & R. Abd El-Aal*

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬

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

author keywords: Cyanine dyes; Polymethine; Solvent-free synthesis; TD-DFT calculations; Photophysical properties
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: October 19, 2018

Employment

Updated: August 8th, 2023 08:55

2022 - present

NC State University Raleigh, NC, US
Postdoctoral Researcher Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS)

2008 - present

Aswan University Sahary City, EG
Assistant Professor Chemistry

Education

Updated: August 8th, 2023 08:54

2022 - present

NC State University Raleigh, NC, US
PhD 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. Updated: February 21st, 2022 14:04

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

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