Professor Dr. Nasrallah M. Deraz received B. Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Physical Chemistry (Solid State, Surface Chemistry and Catalysis) in 1990, 1996 and 1999, respectively, from College of science, Zagazig University, Egypt. However, he received B. Law in 2005 from College of Laws, Zagazig University, Egypt. He joined Physical Chemistry Department, Laboratory of Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, National Research Centre, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt, since 1992 till now. He was awarded a Post- doctoral fellowship to Institute of Materials Science, Structure Research, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany. He joined Chemistry Department, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, since 2009-2013. Deraz has published more than 100 papers in refereed journals. However, he has seven patents registered in the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research. Deraz has supervised on various M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses in Egyptian universities. He is reviewer and member of editorial board for different scientific societies and international scientific journals. In addition, Deraz’s papers had cited in many papers in different journals.
Professor Deraz's researches focus on various aspects of advanced nanomaterials, surface chemistry and catalysis for industrial and environmental applications.