Ahmed Zewail biography

Ahmed Zewail

Chemist, Academic

1946 –

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Who is Ahmed Zewail?

Ahmed Hassan Zewail is an Egyptian- American scientist, known as the "father of femtochemistry", he won the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on femtochemistry and became the first Egyptian scientist who won Nobel Prize in a scientific field. He is the Linus Pauling Chair Professor Chemistry, Professor of Physics and the director of the Physical Biology Centre for the Ultrafast Science and Technology at the California Institute of Technology.

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Born
Feb 26, 1946
Damanhur
Also known as
  • Ahmed Hassan Zewail
  • Ahmed H. Zewail
Parents
Spouses
Religion
  • Islam
Ethnicity
  • Arab American
  • Egyptians
Nationality
  • Egypt
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania
    Chemistry
    (1969 - 1974)
  • Bachelor's degree, Alexandria University
  • Master's Degree, Alexandria University
Employment
  • California Institute of Technology
    (1976 - )
Lived in
  • Desouk
  • Los Angeles County
    (1976 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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