Educational Background

Ph.D. Physics, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
M.Sc. Physics, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
B.Sc. Physics, Yarmouk University, Irbid-Jordan
Experience
  • Research Scientist, Electrical Engineering Dept, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA, 2011 
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Sciences, the Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon, 2008, Teaching and conducting research with undergraduate students
  • Research Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR USA, 2002-2008 

Electrical Engineering Department

Fabricating, characterization and testing device-quality poly-Si thin films using laser-assisted metal-induced crystallization of amorphous silicon. Fabrication of crystalline silicon nanodots in amorphous matrices using metal-induced crystallization processes.

Mechanical Engineering Department

Tribological analysis of nano-composite MoS2 in organic medium for advanced manufacturing.
Titanium Aluminum Nitride and Aluminum Oxide thin film fabrication and characterization using an Inverted Cylindrical Magnetron Sputtering System.

Physics Department

Teaching College Physics, Astronomy, Physics for Human Affairs, classical mechanics.
 

  • Research Assistant, Physics Department, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR USA, 1998-2002, Investigating parametric processes in periodically poled lithium niobate (LiNbO3) (PhD dissertation), Investigating wavelength selectivity of Bragg diffraction gratings in fiber optics, Inducing second harmonic generation (SHG) in fiber optics using pulsed Nd:YAG laser system.
  • Physics Instructor, Physics department, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown PA, USA.
  • 1998-1998, Teaching Conceptual physics and supervised the physics labs.

Selected Publications

2012 S. L. Mensah, Hameed H. Naseem, Husam Abu-Safe, and M. H. Gordon,"“Investigating the role of hydrogen in silicon deposition using an energy-resolved mass spectrometer and a Langmuir probe in an Ar/H2 radio frequency magnetron discharge”",Phys. Plasmas,19, pp. 073521-073527,2012
2012 L. Huang, H. Abu-Safe, M. Young, S.Shumate, B. Newton, H. Naseem and S-Q Yu,"“Fabrication and Characterization of c-Si Solar Cells Integrated with Ordered Metallic Nanostructure Arrays”",38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference,the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas,2012
2012 S. Shumate, M. Hafeezuddin , J. Brown ,B. Newton, M. Young, H. Abu-Safe, S-Q. Yu, and H. Naseem,"“Self Aligned Hydrogenated Selective emitter for n-Type Solar Cells”",38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference,the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas,2012
2012 M. Young, M. Benamara, H. Abu-Safe, S.-Q. Yu, V.V. Varadan, H.A. Naseem,"“a-Si:H/c-Si Nanocomposite Material for Solar Cells Fabricated from PECVD”",38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference,the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas,2012
2011 H. H. Abu-Safe,"“TEM investigation of horizontal-grown silicon nanowires”",Advanced Materials Research,324 pp. 201-204,2011
2011 M. Roumie, S. Abboudy,, M. Al Sabbagh,, H. H. Abu-Safe,, M. Soueidan,B. Nsouli,"“RBS study of multilayer structure material of Si/SiO2 nano films”",Advanced Materials Research,324 pp. 310-313,2011
2010 Hafeezuddin K. Mohammed, Husam Abu-Safe, Benjamin Newton, Samir El-Ghazaly, Hameed A. Naseem,"“Fabrication of horizontally grown silicon nanowires using a thin aluminum film as a catalyst”",Thin Solid Films,519 pp. 1681-1686,2010
2010 Khaleel Abu-Shgair, Husam H. Abu-Safe, Aditya Aryasomayajula, Ben Beake, and Matt H. Gordon,"“Characterizing Crystalline Chromium Oxide Thin Film Growth Parameters"",Rev. Adv. Mater. Sci,24 pp. 64-68,2010
2010 Husam H. Abu-Safe, Hameed A. Naseem, Samir El-Ghazaly, Mahmoud EL-Sabbagh, Mohammad Roumie, Hsin-Yen Cheng, and Wan-Yu Wu,"“One-Dimensional Photonic Crystal-Based Absorber/Emitter Systems Fabricated in Amorphous Matrices”",World Renewable Energy Congress XI Proceedings,pp. 1532,2010
2010 H.H. Abu-Safe, K. Abu-shgair, M.H. Gordon,"“Effect of Substrate Radial Positioning for TiAlN Films Deposited by an Inverted Cylindrical Magnetron Sputtering System”",37TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON METALLURGICAL COATINGS AND THIN FILMS (ICMCTF 2010),Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, California,2010
2009 H.H. Abu-Safe, K. Abu-shgair, M.H. Gordon,"“Effect of Substrate Positioning for TiAlN Films Deposited by an Inverted Cylindrical Magnetron Sputtering System”",36TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON METALLURGICAL COATINGS AND THIN FILMS (ICMCTF 2009),Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, California,2009