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    Faisal M. Alamgir is a Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) and an initiative Lead in the Institute of Materials at the Georgia Institute of Technology (GT).

    As a faculty at MSE, he focuses on teaching the atomic-scale fundamentals of structure-property relations and on materials characterization. As the Initiative Lead for the Institute of Material at GT, he focuses on developing next generation capabilities in materials characterization.

    He earned his B.S. degree in Physics and Mathematics (magna cum laude) from the Coe College and his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Lehigh University. He held a postdoctoral position jointly between Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) and a simultaneous position as adjunct professor at the CUNY Hunter College, where he taught physics courses.

    Prior to joining GT, he spent 1.5 years at the National Institute of Standards and Technology as a Visiting Scientist to help develop experimental capabilities at their hard x-ray spectroscopy beamline at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

    Topical Working Group
    Functional Materials
    Selected publications

    Published Books, Book Chapters, and Edited Volumes

    *publication from work at GT; **Faisal Alamgir is a corresponding author; advisees in bold

    1. * Yin, X., Li, J., Dastan, D., Zhou, W., Garmestani, H., Alamgir, F.M. (2020), Ultra-High Selectivity of H2 over CO with a p-n Nanojunction based Gas, accepted on 18th May, 2020.
    2. *Yang, Y., Fu, W., Lee, D. C., Bell, C., Drexler, M., Ma, Z. F., Magasinski, A., Yushin, G., Alamgir**, F. M. (2020), Porous FeP/C Composite Nanofibers as High-Performance Anodes for Li-Ion/Na-Ion Batteries, Materials Today Energy, 16, 100410.
    3. *Altaf, F., Batool, R., Shabir, M. A., Drexler, M., Alamgir, F., Abbas, G., Sabir, A., Jacob, K. I. (2020), Novel N-p-Carboxy Benzyl Chitosan/Poly (Vinyl Alcohol/Functionalized Zeolite Mixed Matrix Membranes for DMFC Applications, Carbohydrate Polymers, 237, 116111.
    4. *Li, Z. P., Song, J. L., Lee, D. C., Abdelhafiz, A., Xiao, Z. J., Hou, Z. H., Liao, S. J., DeGlee, B., Liu, M. L., Zeng, J. H., Alamgir**, F. M. (2020), Mono-Disperse PdO Nanoparticles Prepared via Microwave-Assisted Thermo-Hydrolyzation with Unexpectedly High Activity for Formic Acid Oxidation, Electrochimica Acta, 329, 135166.
    5. *Robertson, A. W., Lee, G. D., Lee, S., Buntin, P., Drexler, M., Abdelhafiz, A. A., Yoon, E., Warner, J. H., Alamgir**, F. M. (2019), Atomic Structure and Dynamics of Epitaxial Platinum Bilayers on Graphene, ACS Nano, 13 (10), 12162-12170.
    6. *Choi, J. I., Abdelhafiz, A., Buntin, P., Vitale, A., Robertson, A. W., Warner, J., Jang, S. S., Alamgir**, F. M. (2019), Contiguous and Atomically Thin Pt Film with Supra-Bulk Behavior through Graphene-Imposed Epitaxy, Advanced Functional Materials, 29 (46), 1902274.
    7. *Lee, D. C., Shank, J. C., Tellekamp, M. B., Doolittle, W. A., Alamgir**, F. M. (2019), Thin-Film Lithium Niobites and Their Chemical Properties for Lithium-Ion Storage and Diffusion, ChemElectroChem, 6 (19), 5109-5115.
    8. *Yang, Y., Jiang, Y. F., Fu, W. B., Liao, X. Z., He, Y. S., Tang, W., Alamgir, F. M., Ma, Z. F. (2019), Cobalt Phosphide Embedded in a Graphene Nanosheet Network as a High-Performance Anode for Li-Ion Batteries, Dalton Transactions, Accepted 24-Apr-2019.
    9. *Wu, M. X., Wu, X., Zhang, L., Abdelhafiz, A., Chang, I., Qu, C., Jiang, Y. C., Zeng, J. H., Alamgir** (2019), F., Cu@Pt Catalysts Prepared by Galvanic Replacement of Polyhedral Copper Nanoparticles for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells, Electrochimica Acta, 306, 167-174.
    10. *Liu, Z., Abdelhafiz, A. A., Jiang, Y. C., Qu, C., Chang, I., Zeng, J. H., Liao, S. J., Alamgir**, F. M. (2019), Pt/Graphene with Intercalated Carbon Nanotube Spacers Introduced by Electrostatic Self-Assembly for Fuel Cells, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 225, 371-378.
    11. *Altaf, F., Gill, R., Batool, R., Drexler, M., Alamgir, F., Abbas, G., Jacob, K. (2019), Proton Conductivity and Methanol Permeability Study of Polymer Electrolyte Membranes with Range of Functionalized Clay Content for Fuel Cell Application, European Polymer Journal, 110, 155-167.
    12. *Vitale, A., Murad, H., Abdelhafiz, A., Buntin, P., Alamgir**, F. M. (2018), Sandwiched Graphene Interdiffusion Barrier for Preserving Au@Pt Atomically Thin Core@Shell Structure and the Resulting Oxygen Reduction Reaction Catalytic Activity, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11 (1), 1026-1032.
    13. *Bryant, A. W., Scripka, D., Alamgir, F. M., Thadhani, N. N. (2018), Laser Shock Compression Induced Crystallization of Ce3Al Metallic Glass, Journal of Applied Physics, 124 (3), 035904.
    14. *Abdelhafiz, A., Vitale, A., Buntin, P., deGlee, B., Joiner, C., Robertson, A., Vogel, E. M., Warner, J., Alamgir**, F. M. (2018), Epitaxial and Atomically Thin Graphene-Metal Hybrid Catalyst Films: The Dual Role of Graphene as the Support and the Chemically-Transparent Protective Cap, Energy & Environmental Science, 11 (6), 1610-1616.
    15. *Abdelhafiz, A. A., Ganzoury, M. A., Amer, A. W., Faiad, A. A., Khalifa, A. M., AlQaradawi, S. Y., El-Sayed, M. A., Alamgir, F. M., Allam, N. K. (2018), Defect Engineering in 1D Ti-W Oxide Nanotube Arrays and Their Correlated Photoelectrochemical Performance, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 20 (15), 10258-10265.
    16. *Alattar, A.M., Drexler, M., Twej, WAA, Alamgir**, F.M., (2018). Structural and luminescent properties of a NaYF4-aerogel composite, Photonics and Nanostructures-Fundamentals and Applications, 30, 65-72.
    17. *Wang, J., Yang, Y., Hojamberdiev, M., Alamgir, F. M., & Semenikhin, N. (2017). Effect of morphology evolution from nanotubes to concatenated nanoparticles of hierarchical TiO2 nanostructures on power conversion efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 708, 508-516.
    18. *Wang, J., Niu, Y., Hojamberdiev, M., Alamgir, F. M., Cai, Y., & Jacob, K. (2017). Novel triple-layered photoanodes based on TiO2 nanoparticles, TiO2 nanotubes, and β-NaYF4: Er3+, Yb3+@ SiO2@ TiO2 for highly efficient dye-sensitized solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 160, 361-371.
    19. *Twej, W. A., Alattar, A. M., Drexler, M., & Alamgir**, F. M. (2017). Tuned optical transmittance in single-step-derived silica aerogels through pH-controlled microstructure. International Nano Letters, 1-9.
    20. *Waller, G., Brooke, P., Rainwater, B., Lai, S., Hu, R., Ding, Y., Alamgir, F.M., Sandhage, K.H., Liu, M. (2016). Structure and surface chemistry of Al2O3 coated LiMn2O4 nanostructured electrodes with improved lifetime. Journal of Power Sources, 306, 162-170.
    21. *Kephart, J., McCamy, J., Ma, Z., Ganjoo, A., Alamgir, F., & Sampath, W. (2016). Band alignment of front contact layers for high-efficiency CdTe solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 157, 266-275.
    22. Alamgir**, FM, Lai,  SY (2015). Synchrotron X-ray Based Operando Studies of Atomic and Electronic Structure in Batteries, Handbook of Solid State Batteries 6, 79. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814651905_0003
    23. *Wei, J., Kim, H., Lee, D.-C., Hu, R., Wu, F., Zhao, H., Alamgir, F.M., Yushin, G. (2015). Influence of annealing on ionic transfer and storage stability of Li2S–P2S5 solid electrolyte. Journal of Power Sources, 294, 494-500.
    24. *Li, X., Liu, M., Lai, S. Y., Ding, D., Gong, M., Lee, J.-P., Bottomley, L. A., Alamgir, F.M., Liu, M. (2015). In situ probing of the mechanisms of coking resistance on catalyst-modified anodes for solid oxide fuel cells. Chemistry of Materials, 27(3), 822-828.
    25. *Claure, M. T., Chai, S.-H., Dai, S., Unocic, K. A., Alamgir, F. M., Agrawal, P. K., & Jones, C. W. (2015). Tuning of higher alcohol selectivity and productivity in CO hydrogenation reactions over K/MoS2 domains supported on mesoporous activated carbon and mixed MgAl oxide. Journal of Catalysis, 324, 88-97.
    26. *Alkaim, A. F., Sadik, Z., Mahdi, D. K., Alshrefi, S. M., Al-Sammarraie, A. M., Alamgir, F. M., Aljeboree, A. M. (2015). Preparation, structure and adsorption properties of synthesized multiwall carbon nanotubes for highly effective removal of maxilon blue dye. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 32(12), 2456-2462.
    27. *Abdelhafiz, A., Vitale, A., Joiner, C., Vogel, E., & Alamgir**, F. M. (2015). Layer-by-layer evolution of structure, strain, and activity for the oxygen evolution reaction in graphene-templated Pt monolayers. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(11), 6180-6188.
    28. *Winter, A. D., Larios, E., Alamgir, F. M., Jaye, C., Fischer, D. A., Omastová, M. r., & Campo, E. M. (2014). Thermo-Active Behavior of Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate| Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Composites Examined by In Situ near-Edge X-ray Absorption Fine-Structure Spectroscopy. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118(7), 3733-3741.
    29. *Redmond, E. L., Setzler, B. P., Alamgir, F. M., & Fuller, T. F. (2014). Elucidating the oxide growth mechanism on platinum at the cathode in PEM fuel cells. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16(11), 5301-5311.
    30. *Mangarella, M. C., Ewbank, J. L., Dutzer, M. R., Alamgir, F. M., & Walton, K. S. (2014). Synthesis of embedded iron nanoparticles in Fe3C-derived carbons. Carbon, 79, 74-84.
    31. *Lai, S. Y., Ding, D., Liu, M., Liu, M., & Alamgir**, F. M. (2014). Operando and In situ X‐ray Spectroscopies of Degradation in La0. 6Sr0. 4Co0. 2Fe0. 8O3− δ Thin Film Cathodes in Fuel Cells. ChemSusChem, 7(11), 3078-3087.
    32. *Hamedani, H. A., Allam, N. K., El‐Sayed, M. A., Khaleel, M. A., Garmestani, H., & Alamgir, F. M. (2014). An Experimental Insight into the Structural and Electronic Characteristics of Strontium‐Doped Titanium Dioxide Nanotube Arrays. Advanced Functional Materials, 24(43), 6783-6796.
    33. *Winter, A. D., Larios, E., Alamgir, F. M., Jaye, C., Fischer, D., & Campo, E. M. (2013). Near-edge x-ray absorption fine structure studies of electrospun poly (dimethylsiloxane)/poly (methyl methacrylate)/multiwall carbon nanotube composites. Langmuir, 29(51), 15822-15830.
    34. *Rettew, R. E., Cheng, S., Sauerbrey, M., Manz, T. A., Sholl, D. S., Jaye, C., Alamgir**, F. M. (2013). Near Surface Phase Transition of Solute Derived Pt Monolayers. Topics in Catalysis, 56(12), 1065-1073.
    35. *Redmond, E. L., Trogadas, P., Alamgir, F. M., & Fuller, T. F. (2013). The effect of platinum oxide growth on platinum stability in PEMFCs. ECS Transactions, 50(2), 1369-1376.
    36. *Petersburg, C. F., Li, Z., Chernova, N. A., Whittingham, M. S., & Alamgir**, F. M. (2013). Oxygen and Transition Metal Involvement in the Charge Compensation Mechanism of LiNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 Cathodes. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22(37) pg 19993, 2012).
    37. *Nashed, R., Alamgir, F. M., Soon Jang, S., Ismail, Y., El-Sayed, M. A., & Allam, N. K. (2013). Bandgap bowing in Ta-WO system for efficient solar energy conversion: Insights from density functional theory and X-ray diffraction. Applied Physics Letters, 103(13), 133905.
    38. *Greenlee, J. D., Petersburg, C. F., Daly, W. G., Alamgir, F. M., & Alan Doolittle, W. (2013). In situ investigation of the channel conductance of a Li1− xCoO2 (0< x< 0.5) ionic-electronic transistor. Applied Physics Letters, 102(21), 213502.
    39. *Gittens, R. A., Olivares‐Navarrete, R., Rettew, R., Butera, R. J., Alamgir, F. M., Boyan, B. D., & Schwartz, Z. (2013). Electrical polarization of titanium surfaces for the enhancement of osteoblast differentiation. Bioelectromagnetics, 34(8), 599-612.
    40. *Amani Hamedani, H., Lee, S. W., Al-Sammarraie, A., Hesabi, Z. R., Bhatti, A., Alamgir, F. M., Garestani, H., Khaleel, M. A. (2013). Synthesis and growth mechanism of thin-film TiO2 nanotube arrays on focused-ion-beam micropatterned 3D isolated regions of titanium on silicon. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 5(18), 9026-9033.
    41. *Petersburg, C. F., Li, Z., Chernova, N. A., Whittingham, M. S., & Alamgir**, F. M. (2012). Oxygen and transition metal involvement in the charge compensation mechanism of LiNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 cathodes. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22(37), 19993-20000.
    42. *Greenlee, J. D., Petersburg, C. F., Laws Calley, W., Jaye, C., Fischer, D. A., Alamgir**, F. M., & Alan Doolittle, W. (2012). In-situ oxygen x-ray absorption spectroscopy investigation of the resistance modulation mechanism in LiNbO2 memristors. Applied Physics Letters, 100(18), 182106.
    43. *Song, M.-K., Park, S., Alamgir, F. M., Cho, J., & Liu, M. (2011). Nanostructured electrodes for lithium-ion and lithium-air batteries: the latest developments, challenges, and perspectives. Materials Science and Engineering: R: Reports, 72(11), 203-252.
    44. *Rettew, R. E., Meyer, A., Senanayake, S. D., Chen, T.-L., Petersburg, C., Flege, J. I., Alamgir**, F. M. (2011). Interactions of oxygen and ethylene with submonolayer Ag films supported on Ni (111). Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13(23), 11034-11044.
    45. *Rettew, R. E., Allam, N. K., & Alamgir**, F. M. (2011). Interface architecture determined electrocatalytic activity of Pt on vertically oriented TiO2 nanotubes. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 3(2), 147-151.
    46. *Meyer, A., Flege, J. I., Senanayake, S. D., Kaemena, B., Rettew, R. E., Alamgir, F. M., & Falta, J. (2011). In situ oxidation of ultrathin silver films on Ni (111). IBM Journal of Research and Development, 55(4), 8: 1-8: 7.
    47. *Liu, M., Lynch, M. E., Blinn, K., Alamgir, F. M., & Choi, Y. (2011). Rational SOFC material design: new advances and tools. Materials today, 14(11), 534-546.
    48. *Li, Z., Chernova, N. A., Roppolo, M., Upreti, S., Petersburg, C., Alamgir, F. M., Whittingham, M. S. (2011). Comparative Study of the Capacity and Rate Capability of LiNiy MnyCo1–2yO2 (y= 0.5, 0.45, 0.4, 0.33). Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 158(5), A516-A522.
    49. *Cheng, S., Rettew, R. E., Sauerbrey, M., & Alamgir**, F. M. (2011). Architecture-dependent surface chemistry for Pt monolayers on carbon-supported Au. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 3(10), 3948-3956.
    50. *Alamgir, F., Senanayake, S., Rettew, R., Meyer, A., Chen, T.-L., Petersburg, C., Flege, J., Falta, J. (2011). Interactions of Oxygen and Ethylene with Submonolayer Ag Films Supported on Ni (111). Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13(BNL--96100-2011-JA).
    51. *Venugopal, G., Hunt, A., & Alamgir, F. (2010). Nanomaterials for Energy Storage in Lithium-ion Battery Applications. Mater. Matter, 5, 42-45.
    52. *Meyer, A., Flege, J. I., Rettew, R. E., Senanayake, S. D., Schmidt, T., Alamgir, F. M., & Falta, J. (2010). Ultrathin silver films on Ni (111). Physical Review B, 82(8), 085424.
    53. *Allam, N. K., Alamgir, F., & El-Sayed, M. A. (2010). Enhanced photoassisted water electrolysis using vertically oriented anodically fabricated Ti− Nb− Zr− O mixed oxide nanotube arrays. ACS nano, 4(10), 5819-5826.
    54. *Rettew, R. E., Guthrie, J. W., Jaye, C., Fischer, D., & Alamgir**, F. (2009). Synthesis and Characterization of Monolayer Bimetallic Surfaces: A Synchrotron NEXAFS and XPS Study. ECS Transactions, 19(27), 97-106.
    55. *Rettew, R. E., Guthrie, J. W., & Alamgir**, F. M. (2009). Layer-by-layer Pt growth on polycrystalline Au: surface-limited redox replacement of overpotentially deposited Ni monolayers. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 156(11), D513-D516.
    56. *Petersburg, C. F., Daniel, R. C., Jaye, C., Fischer, D. A., & Alamgir**, F. M. (2009). Soft X-ray characterization technique for Li batteries under operating conditions. Journal of synchrotron radiation, 16(5), 610-615.
    57. *Ziegelbauer, J. M., Olson, T. S., Pylypenko, S., Alamgir, F., Jaye, C., Atanassov, P., & Mukerjee, S. (2008). Direct spectroscopic observation of the structural origin of peroxide generation from Co-based pyrolyzed porphyrins for ORR applications. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112(24), 8839-8849.
    58. *Idriss, H., Scott, M., Llorca, J., Chan, S. C., Chiu, W., Sheng, P. Y., Yee, A., Blackford, M.A., Pas, S.J., Hill, A. J., Alamgir, F. M., Rettew, R., Petersburg, C., Senanayake, S. D.,  Barteau, M. A. (2008). A phenomenological study of the metal–oxide interface: the role of catalysis in hydrogen production from renewable resources. ChemSusChem, 1(11), 905-910.
    59. Leifer, N., Colon, A., Martocci, K., Greenbaum, S., Alamgir, F., Reddy, T., Greenbaum, S., Takeuchi, E. (2007). Nuclear magnetic resonance and X-ray absorption spectroscopic studies of lithium insertion in silver vanadium oxide cathodes. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 154(6), A500-A506.
    60. Vittadello, M., Stallworth, P. E., Alamgir, F. M., Suarez, S., Abbrent, S., Drain, C. M, Greenbaum, S. G. (2006). Polymeric δ-MgCl2 nanoribbons. Inorganica chimica acta, 359(8), 2513-2518.
    61. Van Sluytman, J. S., West, W., Whitacre, J., Alamgir, F., & Greenbaum, S. (2006). Cycling-induced degradation of LiCoO2 thin-film cathodes at elevated temperature. Electrochimica acta, 51(15), 3001-3007.
    62. Sheng, H., Luo, W., Alamgir, F., Bai, J., & Ma, E. (2006). Atomic packing and short-to-medium-range order in metallic glasses. Nature, 439(7075), 419-425.
    63. Alamgir**, F. M., Jain, H., Williams, D., & Schwarz, R. B. (2005). Sub-nanoscale structural origin of the stability of the Pd–Ni–P model bulk metallic glass: a review The science of complex alloy phases (pp. 163): The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Warrensdale (PA).
    64. Alamgir**, F., Strauss, E., Greenbaum, S., Whitacre, J., Kao, C.-C., & Neih, S. (2005). LiCoO2 thin-film batteries structural changes and charge compensation. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 152(5), A845-A849.
    65. Luo, W., Sheng, H., Alamgir, F., Bai, J., He, J., & Ma, E. (2004). Icosahedral short-range order in amorphous alloys. Physical review letters, 92(14), 145502.
    66. Ronci, F., Stallworth, P., Alamgir, F., Schiros, T., Van Sluytman, J., Guo, X., Greenbaum, S., Scrosati, B. (2003). Lithium-7 nuclear magnetic resonance and Ti K-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopic investigation of electrochemical lithium insertion in Li4/3+ xTi5/3O4. Journal of Power Sources, 119, 631-636.
    67. Alamgir**, F. M., Jain, H., Williams, D. B., & Schwarz, R. B. (2003). The structure of a metallic glass system using EXELFS and EXAFS as complementary probes. Micron, 34(8), 433-439.
    68. Alamgir**, F., Ito, Y., Jain, H., & Williams, D. (2001). Extended energy-loss fine structure analysis of 3d transition metals using L ionization edges. Philosophical magazine letters, 81(3), 213-222.
    69. Alamgir**, F., Jain, H., Schwarz, R., Jin, O., & Williams, D. (2000). Electronic structure of Pd-based bulk metallic glasses. Journal of non-crystalline solids, 274(1), 289-293.
    70. Alamgir**, F., Jain, H., Miller, A., Williams, D., & Schwarz, R. (1999). X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis of bulk Pd-Ni-P metallic glasses. Philosophical Magazine B, 79(2), 239-247.
    71. Alamgir**, F., Jain, H., Miller, A., Williams, D., & Schwarz, R. (1999). X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis of bulk Pd-Ni-P metallic glasses. Philosophical Magazine B, 79(2), 239-247.
    72. Peters, A., Alamgir, F., Messer, S., Feller, S., & Loh, K. (1994). The density of lithium silicate glasses over an extended range of alkali compositions. Physics and chemistry of glasses, 35(5), 212-215.
    73. Boekenhauer, R., Zhang, H., Feller, S., Bain, D., Kambeyanda, S., Budhwani, K., Alamgir, F., Messer, S. (1994). The glass transition temperature of lithium borosilicate glasses related to atomic arrangements. Journal of non-crystalline solids, 175(2-3), 137-144.

    Keynote, Plenary and Selected Invited Conference and Workshop Presentations

    * Presenting author

    1. Soft and Hard X-ray Operando and In/Ex-situ XAFS: Towards a Unified View of Local Structure and Magnetic Properties in LiMO2 Delafossite Batteries, Alamgir*, F.M.,  Global XAFS Journal Club, May, 2020; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsmKg4gP3F0&t=1887s
    2. Do We Need 3D Metal Structures for Catalysis and Electronics When 2D Metals Are Possible and Perform Better? Alamgir*, F.M., Electrochemical Society Meeting, Atlanta, 2019.
    3. At the Intersection of Photons and Electrons: A Perspective on Operando, in-Situ and Ex-Situ Synchorotron X-Ray Studies of Battery and Electrocatalysis Reactions, Alamgir*, F.M., Electrochemical Society Meeting, Atlanta, 2019.
    4. XAFS using Combined Soft and Hard X-rays under Operando and In/Ex-situ Conditions to Solve Reaction Mechanisms in Batteries and Electrocatalysts, Alamgir*, F.M., keynote lecture at the XAFS 2018 Conference, Kraków, Poland, 2018.
    5. Epitaxial and Atomically-Thin Metal Films on Graphene: Unique Properties of a Mophologically Constrained System, Alamgir*, F.M., EAM 2018, Electronic and Advanced Materials, Orlando, 2018.
    6. 2D-Functionality in Full 3D: A New Paradigm of Graphene-Metal Epitaxial Systems, Alamgir*, F.M., 232rd Electrochemical Society meeting, Maryland, 2017.
    7. Dimensional Effects of Graphene-modulated Strain and Charge Transfer on the Electrochemical Activity and Durability of Monolayer Pt Catalyst Systems, Alamgir*, F.M., Vitale, A., Abdelhafiz, A., Joiner, C., Vogel, E., Surface Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis at Solid/Liquid and Solid/Gas Interfaces symposium, 98th Canadian Society of Chemistry Conference, Ottawa, 2015.
    8. Structure and Architecture Driven Metallic Bonding and Ligand Effects in Low-Dimensional Platinum Group Metal Catalyst, Alamgir*, F.M., ECS and SMEQ Joint International Meeting, Cancun, 2014.
    9. Near-Surface Atomic and Electronic Structural Effects in Layer-By-Layer Derived Core-Shell Catalysts, Alamgir*, F.M., ECS, 2013.
    10. Electrochemical Atomic Layer Epitaxy and Quantum Confinement, Alamgir*, F.M., Rettew, R., ECS PRIME meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, 2012.
    11. Recent Advance in Structural Characterization of Materials, Alamgir*, F.M., MS&T 2011, Colubus, OH, Oct 2011.
    12. Unraveling the Inner Workings of Energy-Related Materials Using In-Situ X-ray Absorption Techniques, Alamgir, F.M., plenary talk at the Denver X-ray Conference, Denver, 2010,
    13. Solid Glass Electrolyte Enabled In-situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Electroactive Elements in Working Li ion Batteries, Alamgir*, F.M., GOMD May 2011, Savannah, GA.
    14. A Deductive Approach to XANES Analysis, Advanced Topics in XAFS Data Modeling, Brookhaven National Lab, Oct. 2010.
    15. Science of Electrochemically Active Materials, Alamgir*, F.M., 8 lecture series, University of Bremen, Bremen, July 2010.
    16. Design and Measurement of Materials for the Future of Energy Science, Alamgir*, F.M., NSF sponsored US-Egypt Advances Studies Institute, Cairo, Egypt, 2010.
    17. Examples of Real Systems in Catalysis, Electrochemistry and Battery Research, Alamgir*, F.M.,  In situ and Operando XAFS Workshop, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2009.
    18. Joint Photon Sciences Institute Workshop: Energy Storage Research Opportunities at the National Synchrotron Light Source, Alamgir*, F.M., BNL, NY, 2009.
    19. Future Directions for In-situ X-ray Scattering, Alamgir*, F.M., NSLS-CFN Joint Users’ Meeting, BNL, NY, 2009.
    20. X-ray Absorption at the Near-edge and Its Applications, Alamgir*, F.M., International Materials Institute for New Functionality in Glass (NSF center), NY, 2009.
    21. Tender’ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy, Alamgir*, F.M., NSLS-CFN Joint Users’ Meeting, BNL, NY.
    22. Structural Origins of Stability in Pd-Ni-P Bulk Metallic Glasses Against Crystallization, Alamgir*, F.M., Hume-Rothery Symposium on Complex Alloys: TMS, San Francisco, 2005.
    • Ph.D. in Material Science & Engineering (2003), Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.
    • B.S. in Physics and Mathematics magna cum laude (1996), Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA
    • DOE Energy Frontier Research Center team member
    • Delivered Plenary Lecture at the 59th Annual Denver X-ray Conference, Denver, Aug. 2010
    • Awarded the American Chemical Society’s Petroleum Research Fund grant
    • Organized a symposium titled “Electrolytes for High Voltage Cathodes - Solids and Liquids”, 219th ECS Meeting, Montreal, Canada, May 2011.
    • Organized workshop In Situ and Operando XAFS Experiments and Data Analysis, NSLS 2009
    • Organized an NSF workshop: Applications of Synchrotron Techniques in Glass Research, BNL 2009
    • Organized and co-chaired a team to developed the “XAFS Online Orientation” scholar training module (http://www.nsls.bnl.gov/users/access/training_modules.asp), 2009
    • Creating Energy Options Award, GA Tech, 2007-2008
    • Organized workshop XAFS Studies of Nanocatalysis and Chemical Transformations, NSLS ‘06