Hassen Bouchekif, PhD (2012- 2015)

Postdoctoral Fellows

Scientist, Sipchem


Research Interests

  • Macromolecular engineering by living polymerization methods
  • Ionic polymerization kinetics and mechanisms
  • Advanced thermoplastic elastomers for directed self-assembly of nanostructures and medical device applications​

Selected Publications


  • ​Ph.D., Polymer Science, Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, Aston University, Birmingham, UK, 2001
  • M.Sc., Polymer Science,  University of Bordeaux, LCPO, France, 1997
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Bordeaux, France, 1996

Professional Profile

  • 2012-Present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2008-2012: CNRS Researcher, University of Bordeaux, LCPO, France
  • 2006-2007: Postdoctoral Fellow, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada
  • 2005-2006: Postdoctoral Fellow, UMASS, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
  • 2001-2005: Project Manager, NANAOLEDGE SA, Montpellier, France

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Member of American Chemical Society (ACS)

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering Division (PSE)

Non-KAUST Affiliations

  • ​SABIC, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation