College Of Science
United States of America
B.Sc., Ain Shams U. Cairo, Egypt; Ph.D., Florida State University; Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University (1958-59), Harvard University (1959-60), California Institute of Technology (1960-61). Appointed by President Obama as a member of the President's National Medal of Science Committee, 2014: Listed #17 in Thomson-Reuters listing of the top Chemists of the past Decade, 2011; Doctor of Humane Letters, Am. U. of Beirut, 2011; Ahmed Zewail Prize in Molecular Sciences, 2009; Glenn T. Seaborg Medal, 2009; Honorary Fellow of the Chinese Chemical Society, 2009; Medal of the Egyptian Republic, First Class, 2009; Inaugural Fellow of the American Chemical Society, 2009;Honorary Doctors degrees: U. of Alexandria Medical School, U. of Mansoura Medical School, Beni Suef U., 2008;
Professor El-Sayed's research group is housed in the Laser Dynamics Laboratory (LDL). LDL (http://ldl.gatech.edu) houses the most recent lasers and laser spectroscopic equipment for time-resolved studies in the femto-to-millisecond time scale. The LDL site has a more expanded description of the research, the group and a full list of the over 600 publications.