Mohamed H. Hassan

Thesis: Metal-Organic Materials for Wearable Electronics and

Environmental Remediation

Research: Metal-organic Materials, Functional Nanomaterials, Sensors, Electrocatalysis, and Environmental Remediation


  • Grand Prize - President's Innovation Challenge, April, 2022

  • Phalanx Commendable Leadership Award (Inducted member)- April, 2022

  • Bozica Matijevic Endowed Graduate Fellowship Award- April, 2022

  • The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) ICDH 2021 Research award (3rd place), (link1, link2)

  • The Eastern Analytical Symposium (EAS) Graduate Student Award, November, 2021

  • Travel Award, The 240th Electrochemical Society’s (ECS) Meeting, October, 2021

  • 1st place, Prototype category - President's Innovation Challenge, April, 2021

  • Grant award (PI) - Project: "XAS and PDF study of Cu-based coordination polymers (Cu-thio) for flexible electronics" Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, 2020

  • 1st place, Showcase category - President's Innovation Challenge, April, 2020

  • The SNO registration award - Oral presentation at Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) Conference, November 12, 2020

  • Clarkson Ignite fellowship - Karel Czanderna'77 and Dan Shirkey "80 Ignite Research Fellow, 2019


[17] Nanoelectrochemistry Reveals Selective Interactions of Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) with Silver Nanoparticles

R. Khan, D. Andreescu, M. H. Hassan, J. Ye, and S. Andreescu

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., x(x), 2022, xxxx

[16] Advances in electrochemical detection methods for measuring contaminants of emerging concerns

M. H. Hassan, R. Khan, and S. Andreescu

Electrochem. Sci. Adv. x(x), 2022, xxxx

[15] Ultrafast Removal of Phosphate from Eutrophic Waters Using a Cerium-Based Metal–Organic Framework

M.H. Hassan, R. Stanton, J. Secora, D. Trivedi, and S. Andreescu

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 12, 2020, 52788-52796

[14] Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Stabilized within Metal–Organic Frameworks for the Degradation of Nerve Agents

M.H. Hassan, D. Andreescu, and S. Andreescu

ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 3(4), 2020, 3288-3294

Prior to the PhD program at Clarkson

[13] ATR-IR and EPR spectroscopy for following the membrane restoration of isolated cortical synaptosomes in aluminium-induced

Alzheimer’s disease – Like rat model

G.A.R. Ahmed, S.K.H. Khalil, W. El-Hotaby, L. Abbas, A.R.H. Farrag, W.E.A. Aal, H.H.A. Sherif, E.A. Abdel-Rahman, S.H. Saber, M. Hassan,

M.H. Hassan, M. Balgoon, S. Qusti, M. Kotb, S. S. Ali

Chem. Phys. Lipids, 231, 2020, 104931

[12] Microporous Solids en Route to Heterogeneous Electrocatalysis: The Oxygen Reduction Reaction

R.R. Haikal, M.H. Hassan, and M. Alkordi

Energy Technol., 8(3), 2020, 1900964

[11] ATR-IR and EPR spectroscopy for detecting the alterations in cortical synaptosomes induced by aluminum stress

G.A.R. Ahmed, S.K.H. Khalil, L. Abbas, H.H.A. Sherif, E.A. Abdel-Rahman, S.H. Saber, M. Hassan, M.H. Hassan, S. S. Ali

Spectrochim. Acta A, 228, 2020, 117535

[10] Probing the conductivity of metal-organic framework-graphene nanocomposite

M.H. Hassan, M. Alkordi, and A. Hassanien

Mater. Lett., 246, 2019, 13-16

[9] Electrically conductive, monolithic metal-organic framework-graphene (MOF@G) composite coatings

M.H. Hassan, R.R. Haikal, T. Hashem, J. Rinck, F. Koeniger, P. Thissen, S. Heiβler, C. Woll, and M.H. Alkordi

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 11, 2019, 6442-6447

[8] Ni-loaded, metal–organic framework–graphene composite as a precursor for in situ electrochemical deposition of a highly active and

durable water oxidation nanocatalyst

M.H. Hassan, A.B. Soliman, W.A. Elmehelmey, A.A. Abugable, S.G. Karakalos, M. Elbahri, A. Hassanien, and M.H. Alkordi

Chem. Commun., 55, 2019, 31-34 (Inside front cover)

DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07120A

[7] Metallic Nanoparticles Assimilation within Metal–Organic Framework Monolith

M.H. Hassan, O. El-Basha, R.R. Haikal, A.H. Ibrahim, and M.H. Alkordi

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 10, 2018, 32942-32945

[6] Metal-Organic Framework@SiO2 as permselective separator for lithium sulfur batteries

S. Suriyakumar, A.M. Stephan, N. Angulakshmi, M.H. Hassan, and M.H. Alkordi

J. Mater Chem. A., 6, 2018, 14623-14632 (Back cover)

DOI: 10.1039/C8TA02259C

[5] Metal-Organic framework@silica as stationary phase sorbent for rapid and cost-effective removal of hexavalent chromium

W.A. El-Mehalmey, A.H. Ibrahim, A.A. Abugable, M.H. Hassan, R.R. Haikal, S.G. Karakalos, O. Zaki, and M.H. Alkordi

J. Mater Chem. A., 6, 2018, 2742-2751

DOI: 10.1039/C7TA08281A

[4] Pt Immobilization within a Tailored Porous-Organic Polymer‒Graphene Composite: Opportunities in the Hydrogen Evolving Reaction

A.B. Soliman, M.H. Hassan, T.N. Huan, A.A. Abugable, W.A. Elmehalmey, S.G. Karakalos, M. Tsotsalas, M. Heinle, M. Elbahri, M. Fontecave,

and M.H. Alkordi

ACS Catal., 7(11), 2017, 78447-7854

[3] Post-synthetic immobilization of Ni ions in porous-organic polymer-graphene composite for the non-noble metal electrocatalytic water


A.B. Soliman, M.H. Hassan, A.A. Abugable, S.G. Karakalos, and M.H. Alkordi

ChemCatChem., 9, 2017, 2946-2951 (Front cover)

[2] Tailoring the oxygen reduction activity of hemoglobin through immobilization within microporous organic polymer-graphene composite

A.B. Soliman, R.R. Haikal, A.A. Abugable, M.H. Hassan, S.G. Karakalos, P.J. Pellechia, H.H. Hassan, M.H. Yacoub, and M.H. Alkordi

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 2017, 27918-27926 (Front cover)

[1] Effect of a topical copper indomethacin gel on inflammatory parameters in a rat model of osteoarthritis

N.Z. Yassin, S.M. El-Shenawy, R.F.Abdel-Rahman, M. Yakoot, M.H. Hassan, and S. Helmy

Drug Des. Devel. Ther., 9, 2015, 1491-1498

doi: 10.2147/DDDT.S79957


  • Oral presentations:

- "Electrically Conductive Coordination Polymers Made from Edible Precursors"

Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Department Seminar Series, Clarkson University, December 2

- "UiO-66 MOF family for phosphate removal and sensing; The special case of UiO-66(Ce)"

ACS, Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 21-25, 2022

- "Monolithic Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Assembly for Wearable Electronics"

The 240th ECS Meeting, Symposium: Recent Advances in Sensors Systems, October 10-14, 2021

- "Cerium-based metal-organic framework for environmental remediation"

The ACS Fall 2021 Meeting (virtual), Session: Nanoparticle Interactions in Environmental Systems, August 22-26, 2021

- "Ultra-fast removal of phosphate from eutrophic waters using cerium-based metal-organic framework"

The ACS Spring 2021 Meeting, ENVR, (virtual), April 5-30, 2021

- "Ultra-fast removal of phosphate from eutrophic waters using cerium-based metal-organic framework"

PITTCON, March 8-12, 2021

- "Microporous Sorbents for the Rapid and Efficient Adsorption of Phosphate from Eutrophic Waters"

Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization’s 9th Conference (SNO), (virtual), November 12-13, 2020

- "Cerium-based Metal-organic Framework for the Efficient Uptake of Phosphate from Water"

The ACS Spring 2020 National Meeting, Division: ENVR, (virtual), March, 2020

  • Meetings with poster presentations:

- The 11th Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) Conference, Austin, TX, November 10-13, 2022

- CAMP Annual Technical Meeting, Clayton, NY, May 23, 2022

- Eastern Analytical Symposium & Exposition (EAS), Plainsboro, NJ, November 15-17, 2021

- ACS Fall National Meeting (The Sci-Mix poster session), August, 2021

- The 237th ECS Meeting, Symposium: Electrocatalysis, Montreal, May 10-14, 2020

- CAMP annual technical meeting, Syracuse, NY, May, 2019

- BioVision Alexandria Conference, Alexandria, Egypt, April, 2010

April, 2020 - 1st place - the President's Innovation Challenge Competition - Congratulation Mohamed !

September, 2021 - Lab work

(R) April, 2022 - Grand Prize - the President's Innovation Challenge Competition - Congratulation Mohamed !

May 6, 2022 - SOAR North County, SUNY Potsdam

June 17, 2022 - Exploratory Workshop: "Advances in PFAS detection and measurements", Schenectady, NY,