Akmaral Seitkhan

Research Support

Research Specialist

Research Interests

Advanced materials characterization, electron microscopy.

Selected Publications

  • Damp heat-stable perovskite solar cells with tailored-dimensionality 2D/3D heterojunctions. R. Azmi, E. Ugur, A. Seitkhan, F. Aljamaan, A. S. Subbiah, J. Liu, G. T. Harrison, M. I. Nugraha, M. K. Eswaran, M. Babics, Y. Chen, F. Xu, T. G. Allen, A. U. Rehman, C.-L. Wang, T.D. Anthopoulos, U. Schwingenschlög, M. D. Bastiani, E. Aydin, S. D. Wolf. Science 376 (6588), 73-77, (2022)
  • Rapid and up-scalable manufacturing of gigahertz nanogap diodes. K. Loganathan, H. Faber, E. Yengel, A. Seitkhan, A. Bakytbekov, E. Yarali, B. Adilbekova, A. AlBatati, Y. Lin, Z. Felemban, S. Yang, W. Li, D. G. Georgiadou, A. Shamim, E. Lidorikis, T. D. Anthopoulos. Nature Communications, 13 (1), 1-8, (2022).
  • Use of the Phen-NaDPO:Sn(SCN)2 blend as electron transport layer results to consistent efficiency improvements in organic and hybrid perovskite solar cells. A. Seitkhan, M. Neophytou, M. Kirkus, E. Abou‐Hamad, M. N. Hedhili, E. Yengel, Y. Firdaus, H. Faber, Y. Lin, L. Tsetseris, I. McCulloch, T. D. Anthopoulos. Advanced Functional Materials 29 (49), 1905810, (2019)


  • 2015-2021: Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2010-2015: Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan 

Professional Profile

2021-2022: Post-doctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

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