Dr. Abdul Shakoor is currently working as Research Fellow in the Center for Advanced Materials (CAM), Qatar University, Doha, Qatar. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Materials Engineering. His area of research focuses on the synthesis and characterization of advanced materials for diversified applications. He is conducting active research in different areas such as the development of novel cathode materials for sodium/lithium rechargeable batteries, nanocomposite coatings for corrosion protection in oil and gas industry, and aluminum metal matrix nanocomposites for automobile/aerospace applications. He has spent almost ten years in the industry and gained overwhelming experience in his profession, man-management, and project execution. He has been awarded several academic and professional awards because of his outstanding academic, industrial, and research achievements. He has extensive experience in developing and implementing research projects in the areas of materials science and engineering. He has, so far, published 116 SCI indexed Journal articles (Total Impact Factor = 380), 76 presentations in the local and international conferences, 02 patents, 05 book chapters. As per google scholar, his current h-index is 24, and i-10- index is 55 with a total of 2425 citations. He is currently supervising 23 international/national research funding grants having an accumulative amount of ⁓ 4500000.0 USD. He is also actively collaborating with local industries such as Qatar Steel and Qatar Shell