Professor of Chemistry and Chair of Chemistry program
Niveen M. Khashab is a Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Chemistry program at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). After her doctoral studies at the University of Florida, she joined sir Fraser Stoddart’s Lab at the University of California, Los Angeles, and then at Northwestern University working on supramolecular chemistry. Her current efforts focus on intrinsically porous materials (IPMs) for energy intensive separations and supramolecular assembled capsules (SACs) for encapsulation, delivery and biomedical applications. She is the recipient of the Crow Award in Organic Chemistry in 2004, AlMaraai Award for Nanotechnology in 2013 and the L’Oréal-Unesco Women in Science International Award in 2017. In 2021, she was named a fellow of the Royal Chemical Society.