Dr. Jamal Hassan

Dr. Jamal Hassan

jamal_hassan Assistant Professor of Physics, Department of Applied Mathematics and Sciences

Address: P.O.Box: 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Telephone: +971-(0)2-4018094

Fax: +971-(0)2-4472442



  •  Ph.D., Physics, University of Waterloo (CAN), 2007

Honors and Awards

  • 2010 Emirate Foundation Fund , SI, with Dr. Paul Yoo (KUSTAR) as PI ( AED 200,000) UAE.
  • 2006 Doctoral Thesis-Completion award, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • 2005 Mik Pintar Scholarship in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Canada.
  • 2003 Outstanding Teaching AssistantAward,University of Waterloo, Physics, Canada.
  • 2002 Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, Canada.
  • 2002 University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship, Canada
  •  General Physics.
  •  Electricity and Magnetism.
  •  Electric circuits.
  •  Digital Electronics.
  •  Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
  •  Water behavior in confined geometries (nano- cavities ) using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR).
  •  Water-proton spin exchange study in mesoporous materials.
  •  Study of hydration and de-hydration process in confined nano-spaces using NMR.
  •  Magnetic Resonance Imagine (MRI) of water distribution in fuel cell components.
  •  Study of water dynamics and phases in confined spaces using NMR and MRI.


  • 2010 J. Hassan, E. Reardon, H. Peemoeller “New exchange model based on multi-Lorentzian lines applied for water exchange on the surface of nanoporous silica MCM-41, submitted to Solid State NMR journal.
  • 2010 J.Hassan, H. Peemoeller, “Observation of Proton NMR of Atomic Hydrogen in Palladized MCM-41 ” ( in preparation)
  • 2010 J. Liang , J. Hassan, H. PeemoellerSurafcae characteristics of dry and low hydaraion samples of MCM-41 using NMR” ( in preparation) .
  • 2009 J.Hassan, E. Reardon, H. Peemoeller, “Correlation between NMR spectral components and MCM-41 pore surface hydration sites, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 122, 121-127 (2009).

Conferences and Presentations

  • 2006 J. Hassan, E. Reardon, H. Peemoeller, Hydration sites identification in MCM-41, an NMR study, Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) conference (2006), Brock University, St.Catharines, Canada.
  • 2006 J. Hassan, H. Peemoeller, Water behaviour and dynamics in low hydration samples of MCM-41/anNMR study, NMR summer school (2006),University of Waterloo, Canada.
  • 2006 J. Hassan, H. Peemoeller, Water in confinement -silica material- MCM-41/ an NMRstudy,Graduate Research Conference (2006),University of Waterloo, Canada.
  • 2006 J. Hassan, H. Peemoeller, Correlation between NMR spectra and hydration sites in MCM-41 , Guelph Waterloo Physics Institute (2006), Guelph, Canada.
  • 2006 J. Hassan, Single scan 2Dimentional Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy, Seminar (2006), Guelph, Canada.
  • 2004 J. Hassan, H. Peemoeller,Characterization of mesopours materialMCM-41 using NMR, NMR summer school 2004,University of Waterloo, Canada.