Contact Information:

Office: 813

Phone: +962-6-479-9000 ext. 2447



Mailing Address:

Mones Omari

Department of Communications and Electronics Engineering

College of Engineering

Philadelphia University, 19392

Amman, Jordan


2007-2012 Ph.D., Engineering (Electrical), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2006-2007 M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2000-2004 B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Research Interests

Nanophotonic and Nanoelectronics materials and devices

Controlled Nanofabrication and self Assembly techniques

Fabrications of nanowires and nanoparticles using Vapor-Liquid-Solid and Vapor-Solid growth methods

Functionalization of carbon nanotubes and nanowires/particles for bio-medical applications

Renewable energy and energy conversion devices

Selected Publications

Book Manuscripts:

N. Kouklin, M. Omari and A. Gupta, "Transition Metal-Doped ZnO Nanowires: En Route Towards Multi-colour Light Sensing and Emission Applications", chapter in "Nanowires Science and Technology", InTech, Austria, ISBN 978-953-7619-89-3, (2010).

Journal Articles:

T. Hosseini, M. Omari and N. Kouklin, "Carbon Nanotube IR Photothermovoltaic Devices: Power, Fill Factor, and Transient Response" , IEEE Electron Device Letters, 34, 924(2013).

M. Omari, T. Hosseini, D. Brocker and N. Kouklin, "Investigation of time-rated defect formation, infrared absorption and transport characteristics of single-walled carbon nanotubes wet-processed in phosphoric acid" , NANO, 07, 1250026 (2012).

M. Omari and N. Kouklin, "Comment on: Photocurrent Amplification at Carbon Nanotube-Metal Contacts", Advanced Materials, 23, 3747 (2011).

M. Omari and N. Kouklin, "Photothermovoltaic effect in carbon nanotubes: En route toward junctionless infrared photocells and light sensors", Applied Physics Letters, 98, 243113 (2011).

M. Omari, A. Gupta and N. Kouklin "Temperature-dependent studies of defect-assisted light emission and excitation processes in crystalline ZnO nanowire phosphors", Journal of Applied Physics, 108, 024315 (2010).

M. Omari, D. Brocker and N. Kouklin, "Assembly and photo-electric properties of interconnected bundle networks of multi-walled carbon nanotubes", Adv. Scien. Lett., 2, 398 (2009).

A. Gupta, M. Omari and N. Kouklin, "Ultraviolet pre-avalanche photoconduction properties of transitional metal-doped ZnO nanowires", Journal of Elect. Materials, 38, 596 (2009).

A. Gupta, M. Omari and N. Kouklin, "Investigation of high-T luminescence processes in ZnO nanorods grown catalytically by vapor-transport method", Phys. Status Solidi C, 6, 607 (2009).

A. Gupta, M. Omari and N. Kouklin, "Spectral investigation of carrier recombination processes in ZnO nanorods at high temperatures", J. Appl. Physics, 103,124312 (2008).

M. Omari, N. Kouklin, G. Lu, J. Chen, M. Gajdardziska-Josifovska, "Fabrication of Cd3As2 nanowires by direct vapor-solid growth and their infrared absorption properties" , Nanotechnology, 19, 105301 (2008).

Conferences and Presentations:

M. Omari T. Hosseini and N. Kouklin, "Photo-Thermo-Voltaic Effects in Carbon Nanotube Films", 222-Electrochemical Society Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii (October, 2012).

M. Omari and N. Kouklin, "T-dependent investigations of photoconduction effects in single-walled carbon nanotube assemblies", International NANO 2010 Conference, Italy (September, 2010).

M. Omari, A, Gupta, N. Kouklin, "Investigation of high-T light emission and excitation processes in ZnO nanowires produced by catalyst-assisted route on c-Si", International NANO 2010 Conference, Italy (September, 2010).

N. Kouklin, M. Omari, "Optical-gating and Carrier Modulation Effects in Single-walled Carbon Nanotube-Metal Oxide Interfaces for Opto-electronic Device Applications", 216-Electrochemical Society Meeting , Vienna, Austria (October, 2009).

N. Kouklin, A. Gupta, M. Omari, S. Sen, "In-Situ Cu-Doped ZnO Nanowires for Efficient Multi-Color Photodetection Applications", 2008-TMS EMC Conference, Santa-Barbara, CA (June 2008).

A. Gupta, M. Omari and N. Kouklin, "High-T PL and PLE characteristics of ZnO nanowire arrays grown on c-Si for opto- electronic device applications", TMS-ISSLED, Phoenix, AZ (April 2008).