Ramadan Awad

Ramadan Awad
Faculty: ScienceDepartment: PhysicsPosition: Dean of Faculty of Science & Head of Physics DepartmentOffice Number: EB108 (A2 building)Phone: +961 7 985 858Ext: 3300E-mail: ramadan.awad@bau.edu.lb


Professor Ramadan Awad was completed his PhD as a channel system between Alexandria University (Egypt) and Genoa University (Italy)   in 1997. He worked in the field of high temperature superconductivity (mercury – thallium) cuprates.  He awarded professor degree in 2007, and worked as a directory of computer center at Faculty of Science (Alexandria University) from 2011 to 2012.  Currently, he is the Chairman of Physics Department   of the Faculty of Science at Beirut Arab University since 2014. His research interest is:

1. Electrical and magnetic properties of solid

2. Superconductivity

3. Thermal properties of matter

4. X-ray Powder diffraction

5. Nano-oxides preparation

6. Mechanical properties of Solids

7. Magnetic properties of nano ferrite.

He has more than 100 publications in the field of superconductivity.

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Previous courses

Undergraduate Courses

Physics for Life Science, Thermal Physics, Electromagnetism, Statistical Physics, Solid State Physics I, Solid State Physics II and Special theory of Relativity.

Graduate Courses

Condensed Matter physics, Advanced Electrodynamics and Advanced Statistical physics, Advanced Condensed Matter  


Research Interests

a. Characterize New materials (Superconductors- Nano Diluted Semiconductors- Nano ferrites) Using SEM, EDX, TEM.

b. Ion beam analysis for composite materials.

c. Electrical magnetic properties of HTSCs and Nano ferrites.

d. EPR studies for Nano magnetic materials.


Recent Publications

1-    A.Srour,W. Malaeb, M.Rekaby, R.Awad,  Mechanical properties of the (BaSnO 3 )x/Cu 0.5 Tl 0.5 Ba 2 Ca 2 Cu 3 O 10− δ superconductor phase, Physica Scripta (2017), 92(10):104002 .

2-    A.Srour, R.Awad, W. Malaeb, M. ME. Barakat, Physical Properties of $$(\hbox {BaSnO}_{3})_\mathrm{x}/\hbox {Cu}_{0.5}\hbox {Tl}_{0.5}\hbox {Ba}_{2}\hbox {Ca}_{2}\hbox {Cu}_{3}\hbox {O}_{10{-}\delta }$$ ( BaSnO 3 ) x / Cu 0.5 Tl 0.5 Ba 2 Ca 2 Cu 3 O 10 - δ Superconductor Composite, Journal of Low Temperature Physics (2017) in press.

3-    M Anas, Shaker Ebrahim, IG Eldeen, R Awad, AI Abou-Aly, Effect of Single and Multi-wall Carbon Nanotubes on the Mechanical Properties of Gd-123 Superconducting Phase, Chemical Physics Letters 2017,686, 34-43.

4-    R Awad, M ME Barakat, AI Abou-Aly, NH Mohammed, NA Hassan, Effect of Ball-Milling Time on the Characterization and Physical Properties of Sintering YBa2Cu3O7− δ Phase, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism (2017) ,30, 2315-2321.

5-    H Basma, S Isber, S Noureldeen, M Anas, R Awad, EPR studies for GdBa2Cu3O7-δ added with nanosized ferrite CoFe2O4, Journal of Physics Conference Series (2017), 869.

6-    W Malaeb, I Kazah, R Awad, M Fujioka, Mechanical properties of the iron-based superconductor SmFeAsO1-xFx, Journal of Physics Conference Series (2017), 869.

7-    K Habanjar, MME Barakat, R Awad, Investigation of physical and mechanical properties of (BaSnO3) x (Bi, Pb)-2223 composite, Journal of Physics Conference Series (2017), 869.

8-    A Srour, W Malaeb, S Marhaba, R Awad, Thermoelectric power of (Cu0. 5Tl0. 5)-1223 superconducting phase added with BaSnO3 nanoparticles, Journal of Physics Conference Series (2017), 869.

9-    D Moussa, D El-Said Bakeer, R Awad, AM Abdel-Gaber, Physical properties of ZnO nanoparticles doped with Mn and Fe, Journal of Physics Conference Series(2017), 869.

10-    Z Bitar, D El-Said Bakeer, R Awad, The effect of PVP on morphology, optical properties and electron paramagnetic resonance of Zn0. 5Co0. 5Fe2-xPrxO4 nanoparticles, Journal of Physics Conference Series, (2017), 869.

11-    HT Rahal, R Awad, AM Abdel Gaber, M Roumie, Superconducting and mechanical properties of the bulk (SnO2) x (Bi1. 6Pb0. 4) Sr2Ca2Cu3O10− δ prepared at different sintering times, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism (2017), 30, 1971-1980.

12-    D EL-Said Bakeer, AI Abou-Aly, NH Mohammed, R Awad, M Hasebbo, Characterization and Magnetic properties of nanoferrite ZnFe2− xLaxO4 prepared by co-precipitation method, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism (2017),30,893-902.

13-    HT Rahal, AM Abdel-Gaber, R Awad, Corrosion Behavior of a Superconductor with Different SnO2 Nanoparticles in Simulated Seawater Solution, Chemical Engineering Communications (2017), 204, 348-355.

14-    HT Rahal, R Awad, AM Abdel-Gaber, D Bakeer, Synthesis, characterization, and magnetic properties of pure and EDTA-capped NiO nanosized particles, Journal of Nanomaterials (2017), 2017.


1. Attended more than 10 international conferences.

2. Member in:

    a. Egyptian Society of Solid State Physics

    b. Arab Society of Materials Science

    c. Egyptian Society of Physics

3. Editor in Alexandria journal of Physics (OPEN ACCESS ACADEMIC JOURNAL ISSN: 2090-4789)

4. Reviewers in international journals (Springer and Elsevier)

5. Supervised for more than 50 PhD and MSc thesis.


1. Dr. El-Sherbiny award, Alexandria University, for being the top of the class of the B.Sc. (Distinction First Class Honor) 1986.

2. Alexandria University award, 2005

3. Gold- medal from Alexandria University award, 2010 ( The best 30th researcher in University)