Materials Science and Engineering
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
The research group he founded at KAUST studies the design and self-assembly of hybrid organic-inorganic materials for breakthrough applications in solar energy harvesting and optoelectronic devices. Bakr was selected as a Young Scientist by the World Economic Forum (2016) and as an Emerging Investigator by the Journal of Materials Chemistry A (2016). He was awarded the Innovator Under 35 Award in the Arab World by the MIT Technology Review- Arab Edition (2016).