Dr Salameh Ahmad

sxacada@rit.edu

Assistant Professor of Physics and Mathematics

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics (Michigan State University, USA), 2007
M.Sc.Solid State Physics, (Yarmouk University, Jordan), 1999
B.Sc.Physics (Yarmouk University, Jordan),  1996

Specialization

Condensed Matter Physics

Research Interests

Thermoelectric Material, Narrow Band-gap Semiconductor

Related Academic experience

Assistant professor, Michigan State University Dubai, UAE (2008-2010)
Instructor, Michigan State University, USA (2008)
Teaching Assistant, Michigan State University, USA (2002-2003)
Teaching Assistant, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Jordan (1999-2001)

Honors& Awards

Dissertation Fellowship, Michigan State University (2007)
Research Assistantship,Michigan State University (2003-2007)
Teaching Assistantship, Michigan State University (2002-2003) Teaching Assistantship,Yarmouk University (1997) Undergraduate Scholarship, Education Ministry in Jordan (1992-1996)

 

Scientific & Professional Societies Membership

American Physical Society (APS)
Material Research Society (MRS)

Publishing

  1. Salameh Ahmad, “Electronic Structure of Defects in SnTe” dvanced Materials Research Vol. 701 (2013) pp 125-130 (2013) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.701.125
  2. Salameh Ahmad, S.D. Mahanti,Energy and Temperature dependence of relaxation time and Wiedemann-Franz law on PbTe, Phys. Rev. B 81, 165203 (2010).
  3. S.D. Mahanti, Khang Hoang, Salameh Ahmad, Atomic Ordering, Electronic Structure, and Transport Properties of LAST-m Systems, MRS (2007).
  4. S.D. Mahanti, Khang Hoang, Salameh Ahmad, Deep Defect States in Narrow Band-Gap Semiconductors, Physica B 401-402C, 291 (2007). 
  5. Salameh Ahmad, S.D. Mahanti, Khang Hoang, M. G. Kanatzidis, Ab initio Studies of Electronic Structure of Defects in PbTe, Phys. Rev. B 74, 155205(2006).
  6. Salameh Ahmad, Khang Hoang, S. D. Mahanti, Ab initio Study of Deep Defect States in Narrow Band-Gap Semiconductors: Group III Impurities in PbTe,Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 056403 (2006); 96, 056403(E)(2006).
  7. Salameh M. Ahmad, S. D. Mahanti, M. G. Kanatzidis: Ab initio Studies of Electronic Structure of Defects on the Te sites in PbTe in Materials and Technologies for Direct Thermal-to-Electric Energy Conversion, edited by Jihui Yang, Timothy P. Hogan, RyojiFunahashi, George S. Nolas (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 886, Warrendale, PA, 2006), 0886-F04-11.
  8. Salameh Ahmad, D. Bilc, S. D. Mahanti, M.G. Kanatzidis, Ab initio Studies of Electronic Structure of Defects in PbTe in Semiconductor Defect Engineering- Materials, Synthetic Structures and Devices, edited by S. Ashok, J. Chevallier, B.L. Sopori, M. Tabe, and P. Kiesel (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 864, Warrendale, PA, 2005), E9.23.
  9. Abdel-Fatah D. Lehlooh, Salameh M. Ahmad, Sami H. Mahmood, Mössbauer Spectroscopy Study of Fe-Si Solid Solution  Prepared by Mechanical Milling, Hyperfine Interactions 139/140: 335–344, 2002.

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