Dr. Ahmed Zewail Ethnicity, Race, Career and Nationality


Dr. Ahmed Hassan Zewail was born on February 26, 1946, in Damanhur, Egypt. He is the second Muslim scientist who received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1999. He has been very fond of mathematics and chemistry since childhood. The parents of Zewail did want him to become a professor since childhood. Besides liking mathematics and chemistry, he also likes to read and love music.

Zewail is an Egyptian science expert who is also a professor of Physics and Chemistry at Caltech. The work he made was a Femtochemical discovery, namely a study of chemical reactions across the femtoseconds that used a technique used as a description of reactions at the atomic level by using a fast laser technique. The results can be observed as a form of high intensity of photographic light.

Married a drug expert at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dema Zewail, and settled in San Marino, Carlisle with four of his children. Zewail was also a former Linus Pauling in the field of Chemical Physics in 1990 at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.


Linus Pauling in Chemical Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1990
Professor of Chemical Physics, Caltech
Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 1999




Full Name: Ahmed Hassan Zewail
Alias: Dr. Ahmed Zewail
Profession: Scientist
Place of birth: damanhur, Egypt
Birthday: Tuesday, February 26, 1946
Zodiac: Pisces
Hobby: Reading, Music
Citizen: Egypt
Wife: Dema Zewail