Shaheen Anis

Postdoctoral Associate Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: sfa5@nyu.edu
Education: PhD Khalifa University of Science and Technology

Research Areas: Water treatment; desalination; inorganic membranes; heterogeneous catalysis.


Shaheen is currently a Postdoctoral Associate working with Prof. Nidal Hilal at the NYUAD Water Research Centre. Being a materials science enthusiast, she continually strives to contribute in addressing critical global challenges pertaining to water and energy. Her current research interests focuses on developing inorganic-organic novel composite membranes for water treatment and desalination using functional nanomaterials.

Shaheen completed her PhD in 2018 from Khalifa University of Science and Technology in interdisciplinary engineering where she developed novel calatytic nanofibers for petroleum refining in collaboration with ADNOC Refining Research Centre. Her MSc was in materials science and engineering from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, where she won the best thesis award in her department.

Current Research

 Development of novel organic membranes for water treatment and desalination