Mohammed Algaradah (b 1972), is a Collaborative Researcher at the Bionanotechnology Centre, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudi Arabia. In addition, he also works as an Assistant Professor at King Khalid Academy. He received his Bachelor and Master degree in chemistry from King Saud University (KSU), Saudi Arabia. He was awarded his PhD in chemistry in 2011 from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, under the supervision of Dr. Alan G. Howard. During his PhD project, he worked to develop a new technique to preconcentrate the analytes from water. Afterwards, he had opportunities to work with groups as an academic visitor: in 2012 (Andrew Hector’s group, University of Southampton, UK) and in 2014 and 2015 (Fraser Stoddart‘s group, Northwestern University ,USA).
Mohammed’s research interests span nanostructured materials, includnig developing methodology to synthesise mesoporous silica particles, the applications of mesoporous silicas as a drug delivery and an analytical tool, the synthesis of mesoporous bismuth titanium oxide thin films, and carbon derivatives for CO2 sequestration. He joined the McGonigal Group as an Academic Visitor for a year from July 2017.