Hisham Al-Falih was an SRSI (Saudi Research Science Institute) student at the Photonics Laboratory of Professor Boon Ooi. He obtained his Bachelor degree in Engineering from Stanford University, and is a Mayfield Fellow, USA.

Selected Publications

  • H. Al-Falih, Y. Khan, Yaping Zhang, D.P. San-Roman-Alerigi, Dongkyu Cha, Boon Siew Ooi, and Tien Khee Ng. Fabrication of tuning-fork based afm and stm tungsten probe. In High Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling Technologies (HONET), 2011, pages 190 –192, 2011.  doi: 10.1109/HONET.2011.6149815 
  • Yasser Khan, Hisham Al-Falih, Yaping Zhang, Tien Khee Ng, and Boon S. Ooi. Two-step controllable electrochemical etching of tungsten scanning probe microscopy tips. Review of Scientific Instruments, 83(6):063708, 2012. doi:10.1063/1.4730045

Awards and Distinctions

  • Summer 2011 Internship  - Saudi Research Science Institute (SRSI)
    • Best Research Paper
    • Best Oral Presentation
  • 3rd place in the National Saudi competition for scientific excellence (IBDAA).
  • 3rd place in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in the category of Material and Bioengineering.