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Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi

Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi

Research Associate Professor

Office Number: 316B
Office Phone: +974.4423.0185

​The research in Al-Hashimi's group focuses on the synthesis of organic polymers in particular the "design and synthesis of organic semiconductor materials" for a range of optoelectronic applications, including field effect transistors, photovoltaic devices, light emitting diodes and sensors. This has made enormous scientific and commercial progress over the last 10 years, mainly driven by the potential of applications such as light-emitting diodes (OLEDS) for display and large area lighting, field effect transistors (OFETs) for flexible backplanes and e-paper and solar cells (OPV) for large area energy generation.

Other topics of interest center on: 

  • The development of well-defined novel polymeric materials for Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerisation (ROMP) and Ring closing Metathesis (RCM).
  • Synthesis of recoverable, reusable homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts.


  • MSci Pharmaceutical Chemistry Queen Mary University of London, UK (2003)
  • Ph.D. Queen Mary University of London, UK (2007) 


  • ​"Best Research Presentation Award in the Energy and Environment Pillar" Qatar Foundation 2016.
  • "Research Fellow Excellence Award" Texas A&M University at Qatar 2015.
  • "Lefevre Prize" at Queen Mary University of London 2005.
  • "ASPICC Conference Prize" at University College London 2004.
  • "Donald C. Bradley Prize" at Queen Mary University of London 2003.