Professor Nouar Tabet is the Dean of the College of Sciences and Professor of Physics at the University of Sharjah. He served in many academic positions including Rector of the University of Constantine, Algeria, Vice rector in charge of Research and Graduate Studies, Professor of Physics at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), and Chief Scientist at Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI) (2013-2019).
He received his Master and PhD in Materials Sciences from University of Orsay Paris XI, France. His research interest includes silicon and perovskite solar cells, nanomaterials, and thin films. He is recipient of Al-Marai Prize for Innovation in Physics, 2004, the “Research Excellence Award” of KFUPM. He published more than 115 journals papers, 4 US patents, authored a book on nanotechnology (in Arabic, 2013), He supervised 16 Master and PhD theses and led more than 17 Research funded projects . He co-developed an online course (MOOC) entitled “Photovoltaic (PV) under desert climates”..He was visiting scientist at various research institutions including Advanced Light Source (ALS), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, USA.