Ali Trabolsi

Program Head of Chemistry; Associate Professor of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BSc Lebanese University; MS, PhD University of Strasbourg

Research Websites: Trabolsi Research Group Water Research Center

Research Areas: Materials for Health and Environment


During his PhD, Trabolsi studied supramolecular systems based on porphyrins, fullerenes, and oligo-phenylene vinylene (OPV). Formerly, Trabolsi joined Sir Fraser Stoddart’s group at UCLA as a research scholar and then at Northwestern University, where he focused on the synthesis and the characterization of mechanically interlocked molecules.

In 2009, Trabolsi moved to King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia as a research scientist at the membrane center.

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